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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: June 6, 2002
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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1508 HWY 431-5
ALBERTVILLE fL ."'


Jones Picked by K.C.

Photos & story Pg. 1I1A
Historic Port Theatre
Photos & story Pg.8A
Jacob Belin Honored
Photos & story Pg.3A
Bay St, Joseph's 19th
Photos & story Pg.7B
Arts in the Sun ,
Photos & story Pg. B


The Star On Line at http://wwuw.StarFL.com


Making Plans for


500
USPS 518-880


A


Port


Dialysis Update
Obituaries
Police Reports
Sports
School News
Worship Choices:


On Wednesday, May 29, Mike
Lister announced his .intention to
seek election to the Gulf County,
School Board in district two, the
seat now held by Dr. Mary
Pridgeon, who will not be seeking
reelection.


Mike Lister
After graduating from Florida
State University with a Bachelors
in Business Administration, Mike
became the third generation to'
operate and eventually own Wewa
Hardware Co. In addition to run--
ning Wewa Hardware, Mike also
, operates a sod farm, raises cattle,
and develops real estate.
Through the years, Mike. has
served his community in a variety
of capacities. He has been a mem-
ber and president of the Rotary
Club and has served on both the


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Pg. 5B
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Pg. 4B


Lisa Curry


Lisa Curry


Named,


Student of


The Year

by Tim Croft
Lisa Curry keeps taking it to a
higher level.
Over the weekend the recent
graduate' of _Port St. Joe High
School was named Student of the
Year in a multi-state competition
sponsored by Buffalo Rock Co.
and held at its Birmingham, Ala.,
headquarters.
In becoming the first area
student,to win first place in the
James C. Lee Jr. Student of the
Year competition over the five
years it has been held, .Curry
earned a $10,000 scholarship to
the college of her choice, Prince-
ton, which she will attend begin-
ning in the fall.
"I'm very excited .about it,"
Curry said. "It was shocking. I
was completely not expecting it.,
"You don't even think you-
(See Student on Page 3)


Port Authot


Members of the Port
Port Authority, representat
the St. Joe Company,
Frank Pate, Economic Di
ment Council representative
McNair and Captain
Maddox made a recent visil
Port of Brunswick and the
Fernandina.
The group's trip. fo
another recent visit to The,
Gulf Port, Mississippi a,
Authority members focus Or
tivating the local port.
twenty-six acres of land; 3.i
at the old port site and 22
across Highway 98 near t.
of the George G. Tapper
have been purchased from
Joe Company for that purp
Port Director Tommy
said the visits have servei
great opportunity for the gr
"We get the opportune
learn from their success
possibly 'even from their
takes," Pitts said.
Port authority member
the trip- included Gary
Nolen Treglown, and Jo
White. Mike Reininger Sr.
President Creative Service
Clay Smallwood, Presider
Joe Timberlands, accomn
the group, -representing t
JoeCompany..
Concerning the purp(
the visit and the direction
Port Authority: members
explained, "The Port Authc
initiating a, focused mar
effort, while at the same
.endea-o.rwg t.a t5eurp.0jp
goals bfor port facility' and pr
needs to service our future
timers."
"We also recognize tha
wedo ma' affect their (the
Company) plans. We' wa
show that options being c
-ered\%ill be compatible wit]
plans and could help wifl
nomic development by as
in growing a balanced econ
Niche Port
Smallwood classified bo
Port, of Brunswick and' F
Fernandina as "Niche Ports
SBrunwick's focus is pn
on the import of automobile
some grain shipi
Fernandina,, on the other
ships forest products (lumb
paper from local mills) am
tamenerized shipping.
Both ports handle i
Srange- of 300 ships per
around 25 per month. Brui
u tilizes a 300 acre port cc
and Fernandina works ou


St. Joe
rives of
Mayor
evelop-
ve Alan
Dave
t to the
Port of

lloWed
Port of
s Port
n reac-.
Nearly
9 acres
2 acres
he foot
Bridge
the St.
lose.
Pitts
d as a
group.
ity to
-s and
* tis-

ers on
Ross,
hanna
V, Vice
;s and
it,, St..
pamned
he St.

ose of
of the
Pitts
orit" is
rketing
e time
g'term ..


Apalachicola Regional Pla
Council and the Agricu
Stabilization arid Conser
Committee, the latter for fo'
years. A member of the
United Methodist Churi
Wewahitchka, Mike has s
many boards and committee
has also served an interim
as City Commissioner fo
town of Wewahitchka, and
member of the School Ad
Board at Wewahitchka
School.
Married for 36 years to
McKnight Lister, an elem
,school teacher at Wewah
Elementary School for ov
years, Mike has two chi
Almee Waters, who lives wi
two children in Tallahassee
working on a graduate deg
education, and Michael -Li
writer and adjunct profes
writing and religion at Gulf
Community College who li
Wewahitchka with his wife
the newly appointed prince
Wewahitchka Middle Schoo
their two children.
Seeking to serve the co
nity he so loves by applyil
common sense approach
business experience to
tional issues, Mike's vision
Gulf County Schools to be
orderly, respectful environs
conducive to quality teaching
optimum learning.


'ity FocusiIngOn Marketing the Port ofPort St. Joe

remarkably small footprint of just with the Port.Authonty." recently completed workona port ing with etorts to market port
'22 acres. :, The Port Authortv has master plan study and is proceed- services.


,A couple of interesting paral-
lels between the two ports and
plans for the local port were also,
pointed out. First the focus on
auto shipping markets is a direc-
tion being marketed locally. The
geographic location of the Port of.
Port St. Joe could serve as a hub
for this activity for the eastern
half of the country. It could serve
a customer base from Mexico as
well as Asian countries. '..'
The .other similarity was
regarding the Port of Fernandina.
It is located very near Fernandina
Beach. After giving a verbal,
description of .the lay of the: land,
Pitts said, "I've just described Port
St. Joe."
Indeed The blend of tourism,
beauty of the beaches. commer-
cial fishing industry, marina.
town and industrial development
,creates avery similar setting.
Smallwood said he was
impressed with .the extremely
* cleanliness at the'. Port 'of
Brunswick. as well as the layout
of the port area.
Speaking on behalf of the St.'.
Joe Company. he said, "We look
forward to continuing discussions


School B


Handle


property by Tim Croft
e cus- With the lengthy and ';crimo- '
nious negotiations of last vear still
t what, a fresh memory.. Gulf County.'
St. Joe School Board members agreed
ant to Tuesday to contract with an out-
:onsid- side consultant, to handle ,
h their contract negotiations with the
h eco- union representing instructional
sisting and non-instructional personnel.
om., Under the contract, 'the dis-
trict will pay Educational MNanag-
)th the ment Consultant Services Inc.
Dort 6f $1.200 month to handle negotia-
3." tions and other personnel mat-
marily ters.
es with The district also agreed 'to
nents. reimburse the company for travel,
hand; lodging and other expenses at the
er and .standard State of Florida rates.
d con-, "I thinkthisis something that
./board should have. done a long
n the ,time ago,", said ,board ',member
year- Oscar Redd. "I think it's. a good,
iswick, thing for the district, and' the
:mplex union to have someone sit in to
t of,a negotiate."
But Judy Campbell. president
: of the Gulf County Education
SAssociation, the'union represent-
ing non-administrative district
employees, disagreed.
Vw0 She wondered why. given the
district's tenuous financial situa-
anning tion, the board would pay at least
tltural $14,000 a year for an outsider to
ovation assume duties which are current-,
urteen ly handled by district personnel.
First The deputy superintendent,
ch of in consultation with the district's
3at on attorney, has handled the bulk of
es. He negotiations in the past.
a term "You are paying half at
:r the teacher's salary, the salary of a
as a teacher's aide, for another admin-
ivisory istrator to do the work already
High taken care-of by other administra-
tors," Campbell said.
Judith "How many bus drivers could
entary;, you hire, (with that money)? How
itchka many food service workers?
'er 30 Campbell noted that the con-
ldren: sultant will receive $95 per h6ur,
th her above the contracted $1,200 a
and is month, for specialized services,
agree in such as an impasse, as occurred
ster, a last year, arbitration of grievances
sor of
Coast of or special master hearings. '
yes in "I think this is going to be
Pam rather expensive," Campbell said.
ipal of "I wonder if you are putting the
:l, and needs of students above the needs
of administration."
)mmu- Negotiations on a new three-
ng his year contract reached an impasse
i and last year over issues of salary and
educa- benefits. As a result, teachers and
is for non-instructional personnel are
e safe, working under the previous
ments, contract.
ng and They did not receive raises,
other than step increases, and,


ond from left. are: Johanna White Gary Ross Dave Maddox, Nolen Treglown, Clay Smallwood, Mike
Renin.ger, Sr., Mayor Frank Pate and Alan McNair.
"K : a


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Reininger, Sr., Mayor Frank Pate and '/lan McNair. -- .


oard Hires Consultant to


Jion Contract Negotiations
.according to Campbell, saw their Board member Billy Quinn In other action dunng Tues-
health coverage benefits decrease.. Jr., noted that heis not a negotia- 'day's regular meeting, the Board:
let Last year's experiences have tor, that he does not possess the Received good news regard-
left raw feelings or the front lines; expertise, to navigate murky speci education. rESE
Campbell said. issues such as health benefit ,ng pecal education or ESE
SCampbell said.issues-such:" 'students in the distnct.
"Putting one more person- packages. According o the distncts
between (the board)' and the The only thing a board mem- ESEconsultant the percentage of
employees' is not going to soothe ber can-do, he said. is ensure the ES E os ulent pr
anvtrhing," she said. "I think it will negotiating process plays out fair- ditnet ESE students participat-
increase tenons." ..ing in the FCAT during the 2000-
increase tensions." lya. v e th


School 'Board members. how-
ever. hoped that an outside per-
spective and voice would lead to a
better relationship with district
employees.
S And board members noted
that a pro vision in the consulting
" contract allows it to be amended
or terminated with 30 days writ-
ten notice.
"I'm, concerned about this
contract," said board member
Linda Wood. "But with the 30-day
proVision I'm willing to give this a
try and see if the relationship can
be improved."
S, Dr. 'Mary Pridgeon echoed
that feeling, "I hope this contract
will improve things1 and if it does-
n't we need to address it immedi-
ately." '


"Even though (a consultant)
is going to cost money. I hope this
individual will build this relation-,
,,,ship. I pray the relationship
comes closer." .
One thing all sides seemed to
acknowledge dunng the discus-
sion regarihg the consultant is
that both the. board and ,employ-
-ees have work to do to mend
fences.
"I think teachers in general
are aware of the need to come
together with the Board," Camp-
bell said:
Superintendent Jerry Kelley
was in Tallahassee with, other
superintendents of rural North
Florida districts for a' meeting
with the governor and was
unavailable for comment.


state rate and that for similarly
sized counties' in all grades and
subjects, save .fourth-grade read-
ing where the data is unavailable..
The. rate of ESE students.
receiving standard diplomas was
,.higher than similarly sized dis-
tricts, though bel ththe rate of
the prior rate.
SThe ESE dropout rate of 4"
percent was lower -than the, state
rate and that of similarly sized
districts.
Lastly, the participation rate
for pre-K students with non-dis-
abled students :was higher than
either the state or similarly sized
districts.
*Approved a district strategic
(S ee School -on Page 11)i


Horton and Roberts Start New


Terms; City Looks at Water Use


Port St. Joe City
Commissioners David Horton and
Benny Roberts officially began
another two-year term in their
respective commission seats as
part of the evening's business
during the Tuesday's meeting,
City Clerk Pauline Pendarvis


swore in the commissioners, who
are returning to terms in office
after drawing no opposition for re-
election. City-wide elections were
held in May, but the only question
on the ballot was whether resi-
dents' desired to extend commis-
sion terms from two years to four


David Horton, left, and James B. "Benny" Roberts were sworn in
Tuesday evening as city commissioners.


years.
Voters rejected the referen-
durm by a vote of 181 to 133.
Fresh Water Canal
Commissioners heard a pro-
posal fronfi Bill Kennedy, Preble-
Rish engineer, outlining a
feasibility study plan to use water
from the city's fresh water canal
as a future potable water source.
The city currently uses well
water drawn from the Floridan
Aquifer as its potable water
source. This source is being
stressed as 'withdrawals are
pressing the allowable limits due
to heavy demand.
The city ,currently draws
approximately 1 million gallons of
water daily from deep wells. In the
past the fresh water canal was
used as a water source for the
paper mill. At that time as much
as 40 million gallons of water were
withdrawn daily.
Up until the late 70s the city
also took its drinking water from
the canal.
Kennedy told commissioners
they should receive a draft report
on the feasibility study within 60
(See PSJ on Page 11)


L


Mike Lister Seeks Election

to School Board, District T\


P:t Per Copy
UNE-;', 2002 Jus 4 Tay
64th Year, Number 39 e Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 Three Sections 32 Pages J Plus 3t Tax


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The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2002


Hunker Down With Kes byKesleyColbert


Compromise!


Second Kicking of the


Mule Hurts Worse


Than The First

I caught. an editorial cartoon in a Georgia weekly
paper recently that showed a-stick drawing of Jimmy
Carter behind a booth labeled "Opinions by Jimmy_
Carter, 5 ." In the foreground a young lad offered his
comment on ex-president Carter's. entrepreneurial
skills- "You might be overpriced."
About this same time I received an email entitled
"Jimmy Carter and,the Kicking Mule."
Republican Party Chairnian Al Cardenas said in
his note, "Being from the South, Carter should recall
an old Southern adage: "There ain't no lesson in the
second kick of the mule."
In.my humble opinion, Smriling Jimmy has gone
off and embarrassed the whole Hahira organization
,with his recent visit' to Cuba. The national news
media jumped on this event like a kid with a new toy.
The mystique of filming; in Castro's Cuba was more
than they could stand. They had to fully expose view-
ers stateside to Carter's propaganda blitz:
I, for one, was a little confused as to why a former,
president would jump across the pond to' Cuba ard
in, essence send the world a message on American
policy which directly contradicts current and past
policies. This policy, for the most part, is bi-partisan,
and dates backto 'the .'60s.
Any of our friends and foes around .the ,world who
saw and heard what Carter had to say must have
been confused with these mixed signals. His efforts.
directly contradict the foreiri policy of: the veryI
country in which he used to stand as leader.
Carter's trip "sugar coated" Fidel Castro into a
dictator that seemed alniost palatable enough for
this country to open its arms in acceptance of him.'
The truth of this ruthless dictator's reign has been
well documented. Even his own people will board
almost anything that will float, paddle, sail or motor
Them to the land of the free.
Countless lives have been lost while crossing
these waters of.freedom. It would be wonderful for
the relations to be mended between our countries,
but we can't put on ,blinders and ignore Castro's
M.O.
If Castro wishes to-mend those fences, I believe he"
would find our country ready to respond. But that
response must be predicated on concrete evidence of:
change in the Cuban regime. Castro could start, by
allowing his fellow countrymen the same rights and
freedoms 'that Carter demonstrated when ,he made
this trip. ,
Furthermore, if Castro would allow the same
media that followed Carter around to roam free in his'
country and film and report what they want, when
they want,, where they want and how they want, then
I'll be convinced he's serious about extending the
hand of friendship.


It didn't sound like a path I
wanted' to ,go down. And. I wasn'tt
sure I heard her right. So I peered
in more intensely at' the t.v. screen
to obviously display my engross-.
ment in the .current Beverit.


Hillbillies re run.
Honriev. you know we've got
company coming. Plus. i knew
-he i 'olld k,-ep repeating it until I
2ot the mesi-age. "and I \as thinik-
ilg. nmaybe oe could remove someii
i-lf' t h', h3lt vou hase ltuck all o\mer
the den arid the Stan Musial
Room."
"They are not hats! Indiana
Jones, in Raiders of the Lost Ark
wore a hat! These are baseball
caps!" Seems like I had mentioned
: that to her once before....


"I counted one hundred and
st\teen.' I'm trying to watch Ellie
NMae get some crintters out of the
cement pond and Cathy is bom-
barding me with statistics! "Don't
you think that's just a few too
many'? It takes away from the
autographed bats and balls and
the picture of the Grand Ole Opry.",
I didn't realize we had that
many.. Me and the boys have been
collecting them for : a "period of
years now. I kinda glanced
*around.....I thought it looked


great!
"Cathy. who's coming this
Ume?"
"You know good and well who's
corrung! Josh is bringing his wife
and her parents and her brothers
and their wives. We are looukng so
forward to them getting here. We
are going to have such a good time.
And I do so much want the house
to look presentable!"
"Maybe," -eI'v got to be cre-
ative here- ,we could rearrange a,
couple. of them. Let's put the. St"
Louis Cardinal road cap over by
the picture of Traris Fryman. ,And
we could slide the LSU cap down
by the Bethel College Wildcats.
And let's try the Terry Labonte #5
racing team cap on top ol the VCR.
If we do it right, we can make it
look like there's not as many.....
I couldn't tell if 'Cathy was
gnrnning, or smirking. She can get
that in-between look!
"Kes." she was shalkng her
head like I had just hit upon a
crazy, non-workable idea that only
an idiot would have possibly
thought up, "You can't hide one
hundred and sLvteen hats!"
Caps! Humphrey Bogart in
The Maltese Falcqn wore a hat!
These are-"
"Please.'
You know. she doesn't ask for
much. And she has been pretty
agreeable about the jersey hanging
on the wall. And she doesn't com-
plain about the gloves or the bro-
ken bats or the picture of Enos
Slaughter sliding into home in the
1946 World Series. I decided nght
then and there to do the right
thing. I'm gonna meet her half way
on this one.
Cathy. I'll tell you what. let's
take five of them out."
She had a box in her hand
before you could say jack rabbit!
'e can't remove any Cardinal
or Chicago Cubs caps!" You've got
to have a few ground rules.
"How about this old green one
here?"
My heart leaped into my
throat! Not my little league cap!- I
played three years for the Lioh7ncn
that lid. The bill is broken because
I turned it up so many times when
I was catching.
She held up a dirt-covered
blue and red one. "Honey, that's
the cap Josh wore when he played
for that summer league team in
Wakulla. Do you remember the
triple he hit up in Tallahassee? I
can still see that cap flying off
when he rounded second.....
She moved over to the railing
lined with some of my favorites.
And picked up the blue cap with
the big B "Oh, please not that one!
That's the Belmont University cap
Jess wore his freshman year. Look
what he wrote under the bill. The
room won't be "the room" without
that one.
She grabbed a purple cap
Robert Akin had brought to me
from Sewanee. "Cathy. I don't have
but two or three caps to remind me
of my college days. I just don't see
how we can part with any-"
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)


Memtorief Dr. JDoe


THE COMMUNITY lost a
good. solid citizen and doctor'
last week. in the person of Dr.
Joe Hendrix.: '
I lost a good friend, as-well.
:.Dr.' Joe filled an important
spot in our community for '49
years without complaints.". ',
He came to 'Port St.: Joe
straight from the Korean War,.
where he served as. surgeon in,
a MASH unit; those: units made
famous by the movie and long-
running TV program, MASH!
Dr.' Joe said the TV show was
.af accurate depiction of tAe
unit; fun.-loving and extremely
effective.
,Dr. Joe'came to Port St. Joe
'about a year. after I did. He orig-
inally was the third doctor in Dr.
A. 'L. Ward's clinic, along with
Dr. Ward and Dr. -Wayne
Hen'drix. Dr. Wayne preceded Dr.
Joe by about 'a year arid both
served the community admii4bly
and faithfully for many years.

DR. JOE AND Dr. Wayne,


both, served the then Munricipal
Hospital as emergency room doc-
tors, free of charge, from the
time they arrived in Port St. Joe
until health problems, forced
them to drop the service in the
1970s. They both served for
nearly 30 years in this capacity.
.:They had their dinner. sleep.
visiting, and' their leisure time
interrupted many times by peo-
ple becoming sick or hurt at
inopportune times.
They operated ljke twins for
many years. -
SIn lnter years the Chamber' of
Cdihmerce recognized both doc-
tors as Citfzens of the Year. It
should have been Citizens.of.the


... One of Our Citizens of the Century!


Century!
One can
lades to one
the other.


a

K-


hardly pay acco-
without including'


BUT, DR. JOE HAD another
side to him, hardly ever seen by.
the public. .
In .later years--before.
Buzzett s Drug Store rmoired t'o
its new location, Gannon Buzzett
kqpt. a coffee, urn in his back
office and five or six "sitting-
down" places for his cronies to
gather.
You could, almost set your
watch'by Dr. Joe walking across
the street to Buzzett's at 5:00
p.'m. to join in the Kaffe Klatch.


There were all kinds of sto-
(ries told around that coffee pot.
' from the Battle of the Bulge, to a:
NLASH unit adventure, to a pro-.
posed; trip to. set the Atlanta.
Falcons 'play.
It was a time of unwinding
from .Lhe 'day;,, of laughter, and.
en.joyment.. It was a pleasure .to,
-.it in on a few, of these coffee.
meetings. ... .,
FROM THE TIME Dr.' J,6e
and his family moved to Port St.,
Joe, his s.on, Bill,' and my son
Willie-the same one who now
operates this. remarkable news-
paper--beganri to run together.
They went everywhere and
'did everything together. 'Once' or
"twice a, week one would spend
the night at. the other's home.
One would know which kid was
Dr. Joe's; he was 'the one. who
always took. his plate to the
garbage, scraped it out, put it in
the sink to be washed, and said,
."I enjoyed my meal, Mrs.
Ramsey. It was delicious!"


v "Dr. Joe wasn't a premier
pl physician to these boys.
He ,had a more important
title, after they became teen-
agers. ..
.Dr. Joe bought an old World
War II Jeep and had it running.
Hig job, .then, was to keep it run-
ning for .the benefit of these two
boys, who used; it.on the beach
Severe' weekend during the sum-,
mer months.
They would use it, and some-
thing would break. Then Dr. Joe
would get it repaired and the
cycle would begin again. Until
one day, it was just beyond
repair.
Dr. Joe kept Sammy Parker
on retainer each Monday, to
repair that Jeep.

HE WAS LIKE THAT with all
his kids and their friends.
Anything they wanted to do,
which would keep-.them out .of
trouble, he was ready-to finance
and support.
He always kept a four-wheel


drive' vehicle for his kids and
friends to use when they came


home fromiicolleg on .a visit.
After he weiit through the
phase of renting Thunderbirds to
use as his personal car, ie
always drove a four-wheel drive
Svehicle-so his kids could us.eit
to driven the beach.
He believed in having
fun--and 'helping his. children
and their friends to do the same.

DR. JOE WAS a doctor who
would mike house calls if one, of
his patients needed one made.
iHe would eve'in come outiat
night to tend to one's illness.
Of course, he didn't do it as
a matter of routine, but he took
care of the ill and.hurt, no mat-
ter who they were or what time
of the day it happened to-be.
If you needed him, he was
there


I


-THE STAR-
USPHS 51 8-880
Published Every Thursday at 209-211 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
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Maclay Names Middle School


Complex for Jacob C. Belin


At a dedication ceremony on
Monday, April 1, Maclay School
Board of Trustee members and
headmaster/president, William
W. Jablon, unveiled the plaque
that officially designates Maclay's
middle school as the Jacob C.
Belin Middle School Complex.


Jacob Chapman Belin, a
Florida native who lived for 76
years in Port St. Joe, served as
Mayor of Port St. Joe, was
Chairman of the Board of The
Nemours Foundation and was a
lifetime Trustee of the Alfred I.
duPont Testamentary Trust. For


Student of the Year-From Pg. 1A


have a chance, you just go to have
fun. I really had fun. Winning was
just a big bonus."
To receive all the money,
Curry will have to maintain a
miriimum 2.5 GPA at Princeton.
Curry won a regional compe-
tition sponsored by Buffalo Rock
Pepsi of Panama City and WJHG-
.TV7 in April, 'edging out 23 other
area students to pocket $2,000. '
That win afso propelled her to.
Birmingham, where she competed
against 14 other regional winners
from Florida, Georgia and Alaba-
ma to earn Buffalo Rock's compa-
ny-wide Student of the Year
S award.
Students had to submit a,
resume, including transcripts and
extracurricular activities, and
wnte a 300-word essay on school
.violence.


Kesley

Continued from Page 2A
The cap hasn't died for good-
ness sakes! We are just going to
put a few away for a while. Think
of them as being on vacation.
Maybe we could rotate different
ones in and out. We'll box them up
and set them upstairs. They will
be all neht."
UPSTAIRS! Nothing ever
returns Irom our upstairs! That's
where out-dated pictures and s;i-
ence fair projects and Christmas
tree ornaments and old suitcases
disappear.. .never to be seen or
.heard Irom again!
S. Cathy. this is going to take a
little longer than I expected. You
.uSt can't rush into deciding which
part of your past to erase. Let me
study on this a few days
I turned back to watching


In. Birmingham, the students
had to write an extemporaneous
essay of 100 words or less on how'
they planned to use their educa-
tion.
They also. had to submit to
10-minute interview with a panel
of three judges, all educators from
the three-state competition area.
"The kids, we were all really
alike," Curry said of the field of
high-achievers. '"To be chosen to
represent that group is really
qpite an honor."

.Mexico Beach
Council Meeting
The Mexico Beach City
Council will hold its regularly
scheduled meeting on June 11 at
8 p.m. CT at city hall. The meeting
is open to the public.

Jethro cipher the multiplication
table. And I really forgot about the
whole temlrinrg incident. I was
working on the out of sight/out of
nmnd theory.
I came in a couple of days
later and got to peenng around the
den. You know, it looked different
somehow....i think a Iew-no. sev-
eral-of my favorite caps were
nmissmng!
CATHYI What's happened
here! Something is bad wrTon gd'
'No. nothing is wrong, dear. i
just took your advice and
rearranged a few of the hats. Don't
you think it created a look of a lot
more open space? And it certainly
gives the appearance of a lot less
clutter. '
I'll tell you what I think! I
think she is workinT under Lhat
same theonr i was!
I'm Counting Them
As You Read This.


approximately 60 years Mr. Belin
was associated with the St. Joe
Paper company arid its affiliates,
serving as the company's
Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer.
Durii.g the last ten years of
his life, Mr. Belin took an active
interest in Maclay School in
Tallahassee. He helped fund and
support academic programs that
introduced students to the con-
cept of free enterprise. Through
his efforts, the completion of 'the
middle school was made possible.
Mr. Belin passed away May
31, 2000.
S Sons, Jacob C. Belin, Jr. and
Stephen A. Belin, accompanied by
their wives Betty and Lynn, spoke
on behalf of the Belin family and
shared memorable stories of their
father's interest in and dedication
to education. Those present also
included Mr. Belin's wife, Mrs.
Myrle Belin; his grandson,
William Patrick Belin; Robert
Nedley; Mr. and Mrs. William
Antley; Charles Costin; Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Knox, Floye Brewton; Jo
Land; Cindy Belin; Dr.' and Mrs.
Robert King; Mr. and Mrs. Willie


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Left to right: Jake Belin, Jr., and wife.Betty, Myrle F. Belin, Lynn and husband Steve Belin, Patrick
Belin, and William W. Jablon, President and Headmaster of Maclay School.


Burrows; Mr. Jamaes "Pot" Shuler;
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Davis; Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Blankenbaker; Mr.
and Mrs. George Core; Mr. and
Mrs. James T. McNeill; Tim
Fortunas;, Mr. and Mrs. Fred


Baggett; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
Ard; Frank Shaw; and directors of
the Alfred I. duPont Foundation.
Fred Kent and John Vaughan.
Maclay School is ,a preK-12
independent, non-sectarian col-


lege preparatory school dedicated.
to providing aiberalarts educa
tion,' enabling each student to
develop inherent abilit- to the
fullest extent with a balance 'of
discipline and freedom.


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Couple Plans July Wedding


Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ash of
Mayo have announced the
engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, Sonya
Renee Ash, to Brian Lee Hill, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Hill of
Lynn Haven.
The :bride-elect is a 1997
graduate of Lafayette High School


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Fury and Amber Maestri
'would like to announce the birth,
of their precious son. Michael
Anthony. He was born on March 7'
at 11:40 p.m. in Rancocas
Hospital 'in 'Willingboro, New
Jersey. He weighed seven pounds,
nine ounces and .was 21-1/4
Inches long.
He is the grandson of NMark
Conley of Mexico Beach and.:
Dawn Hallinan of Georgia: and
the late Eugene and Kathleen'
Maestri of Litchfield,; CT. His'
great-grandparents are Lawrence
and Vesta Conley. Marie Evans.
and the late Charles Evans. all of~a-
Mexico Beach.


William Lane Herring

A New Brother!
Brandey and Mark Herring
are proud to announce the' birth
of: their son, William Lane
Herring.
Lane arrived on February 21
weighing five pounds and two.
ounces. He was 21-inches long.
Lane has a proud brother,
Toto. Paternal grandparents are
SMr. and Mrs. Orvil Herring.
Maternal grandparents are
Ronnie Arlington and Bobby.
Robinson; and Frankie and Jonda
Horst.
Great-grandparents include
-Mrs. R..H..tHerring and the late R-
H. Herring; Mr. and Mrs.t Frank
Horst: .Man' Helen Palmer and.
James A. Weathersby: .and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Shurrum.

Sincere Appreciation`
The family members of Iva
Mae (Nedley) Herring ,wish to
express -their most sincere appre-
ciation'for the man\ kind expres-
sionsof care and concern during
'her illness' and passing. We are
very grateful for the tremendous
outpouring of support and, help
from friends and neighbors a-id
from the church family of the First
United Methodist Church
May the Lord's bountiful,
blessings be uponyou'all.


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forthcoming marriage of their,
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to Miles Patrick Beene. son of




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Todd N. Kriner and Gena L.
Mladen wish to invite all family
and friends to their upcoming
marriage. ,
The wedding is set for June
29 at Frank Pate Park in the
gazebo overlooking the water. A
quick and small reception will fol-
low immediately after the cere-
mony. .
: Al. and' Gracie Smith will be
hosting a reception at 8 p.m. at
Gracie's. All family and friends are
invited to attend.'


Mike and Lisa Beene of Houston,
Texas. .. ..
The .,bride-elect is a 2000
graduate of Wewahitchka High
School. She is a Yeoman Third
Class in the United States Coa.st
Guard, and is currently stationed
in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Her fiance is a 199S graduate
of Klein Oak High School in
Spring, Texas. He is. a Damage
Controlman Third Class, in the
United States Coast Guard, and is
also stationed in Ketchikan.
A June 29 wedding is planned
for 4:00 p.m. at Glad Tidings
Assembly of God Church ,,in
Wewahitchka. A reception will fol-
low in the church fellowship hall.
All family and fnends are invited
to attend.
Special Thanks
The family o'f Curtis F. Hardy
would like to extend' a special
thanks for all the .love and, kind-.
ness shown during the time of his
illness arid death. Thanks for the
food" and flowers, but most. of all,
for the, prayers. -
A very special thank you to
Mr. Carl Fox and the White City-
Fire Department as well as th6d
Highland View Church of God.
May God bless each of you in a
very special way.
Betty F. Hardy,
Harold & Ann Hardy:
S'Dianne & Daniel Baxlev
& family
SMyra L. Chamberlain,
',& family,
Sharon & Frank Linton'
& family

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and a 1999 graduate of Florida
A&M University with a bachelor's
degree in elementary education.
She is pursuing a master's degree
in educational leadership and is
employed at Lafayette Elementary
School.
Her fiance is a 1992 graduate
of Mosley High School. In 1996,
he received a bachelor's degree in
criminal justice at University of
West Florida. He is also a 2000
graduate of Mississippi College of
Law with a doctor of jurispru-
dence. He is ..employed with the
State ;Attorney's Office for the
14th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
A July 13 wedding is planned
for 2 p.m. ET at Mt. Paran Baptist
Church in Mayo with a reception
following in the church's social
.hall. All friends and relatives are
invited to attend.


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Students Present Recital


Earning awards and certifi-
cates from both Flonda
Federation of Music Clubs and
.the Florida State Music Teachers
Association, these music students
recently performed in recital at
the Long Avenue Baptist Church.
Miss Heidi Wells was pre-
sented a $100 savings bond (or
her first place winning essay in
the National Federation of Music
Clubs Essay Contest.
Cierra Scoggins and Alyssa
Petbe were awarded their 15 point
gold cup for receiving a Superior
rating in piano solo for three con-
secutive years.


Outstanding Achievement in
the Flonda State Student Day
Examinations by scoring 100 in
all areas of testing were Bnttnee


Joseph Bryce Hawkins


Peak and Trevor Burch. The Extra
Mile award for outstanding
progress in piano went to Michelle
Hiscock.
Attending the Florida
Federation State Convention/
Competition at UCF in Orlando
were Cierra Scoggins. Alyssa
Petue and Rachel Rowland.

AA Meeting
Alcoholics Anonymous meets
at the Wewahitchka Community'
Center every Wednesday night at
7:00 p.m.

Newest Arrival
Scott and Teresa Hawkins
proudly announce the birth of
their son. Joseph Bryce Hawkins.
He was born on April 15 at
Baptist Hospital in Pensacola. He
weighed seven pounds, ten
ounces and was 19-1/4 inches
long.
Bryce was welcomed home by
his two big sisters. Chelsea and
Makayla Hawkins.
-Bryce's grandparents are
Janet and Vaughn Roberts. Joy
and Bobby Sanders. the late
Joseph Hawkins, and the late
Bruce Evensen.
Great-grandparents are Faye
Goodman and the late J.M.
Goodman of Port St. Joe, Dons
Anderson and the late George
Anderson of Caryville. Joyce
Hawkins of Whitewright, TX. and
Loren Hawkins of Oracemont. OK.
Great-great-grandmother is
Granny Gist of Whitewright, TX.
Special uncles and-aunts are Dale
Evensen,' Christy White; and
great-aunt Dianne Keith.


Front row, from left: Brittnee Peak, Georgia Hebert, She-noya
Fennell, Michael Hiscock, Blaine Bush, and Reis Nelson. Second row,
Sarah Hiscock. Erica Protsman, Rachael Rowland, Weslie Roney,
Alyssa Pettie, and Victoria Koo. Back row: Trevor Burch, Lauren
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WeI lls, Brtyce NlsonIUI andU HeI U e s.,
Memorital Service for Gloria Young


The John C. Gainous VFTV
Post # 10069 Ladies Auxiliary will
be holding a Memorial Service for
their deceased member. Gloria
Mae Young. on Saturday, June 8.
at the VFW Post Home in
Highland View beginning at I
p.m. ET. The Rev. Ted Lovelace.
First UnitedMAlethodist Church of
NlMeco Beach. will be presenting
.the service followed by the Ser'ice
for Deceased Members by the
Ladies Auxiliary.
Ladies are requested to be at
the Post Home by 12:30 p.m. and
wear black (or dark) pants, with a
white blouse/top and Auxiliary
vest if they ha\e one. Also. all
members please bring a covered

'Correction
Last week's ribbon cutting
picture incorrectly identified the
business being honored.
The nbbon cutting was held
for Pnsutne Pools. Inc.. a pool
maintenance and repair company
with 30 years expenence.
Pristine Pool & Spa Supply is
a separate business that held its
grand opening Saturday.
The Star apologizes for the
error.


dish for the luncheon following
I the service. There is a sign-up
sheet at the Post, or call 229-6826
to let them know what you are
bnnging.


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.. You walked gracefully through your
y "years with a secret understanding in your
.heart.
Sleep in the presence of your faith
Your kind eves now closed
S*Your gentle voice now silent
We alone shall know the pain.
We mourn our loss of your presence but shall not ache long in the
knowledge that in death, you claim no void in the past but journey
through gentle stillness of your family and friends ith your soul reach-
ing to the eternal promise.
We alone shall know the pain.
You worked gracefully through your years, having seen the sick
healed, new life born and some who went on before you.
Knowing sons, a daughter and grandchildren from your marriage.
Friends loved you easily. Your patients listened to you with excite-
ment, wanting your words to be comforting.
We alone shall know the pain...
At your silent request the tears are brushed away
You now know peace.
You walked gracefully through the years with a secret understand-
ing in your heart that shall sleep in your journey.
Kind eves now closed.
Quiet and meaningful voice now silent.
You carried our love with you. We say not goodbye. We shall meet
again.
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Dialysis Clinic Close to Becoming A Reality
,jwru doable." PanaP ma City or Tallahassee and step inprivate insurer Kent estimated that the clinic


by Tim uroft vj .... .p... ., -
A dialysis .clinic serving DaVita is one of several conr- back.
patients with kidney disease in panies considering establishing a "They are on an umbilical
Gulf and Franklin counties is dialysis facility to serve Gulf and cord to the clinic," Kent said.
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another step closer to becoming a
reality.
In a letter to local health offi-
cials, John S. Russo, director of
corporate development at Tor-
rarice, Ca.-based DaVita Inc.
wrote that the company has
"decided to move forward with the
Port St. Joe dialysis facility pro-
ject."
DaVita is the second-largest
provider of dialysis services in the
country, serving more than
42;000 patients at nearly 500
facilities in 32 states and the Dis-
trict of Columbia.
The company operates dialy-
sis. clinics in Panama City and
Marianna.


iFranklin counties, were roughly
two-dozen patients currently trav-
eling to Panama City have already
been identified as. potential users
of a local clinic.
That number, Kent hinted,
could grow larger .with any local
patients traveling to Tallahassee,
who have not been surveyed and
identified as of yet.
For these patients, suffering
advanced renal disease and typi-
cally on transplant lists, the miles
they must travel compounds the
hardship of undergoing dialysis.
Treatment typically includes
.several hours hooked,to a dialysis
machine three to four times a
week.


While several companies were
examining a possible clinic in Port
St. Joe, DaVita seemed best posi-
tioned.
Through its operation of the
clinics in Panama City and Mari-
anna, the company had an
already established working rela-
tionship with Nephrology Associ-
ates P.A. in Panama City.
That group, headed by Dr..
Richard Walker, would'serve as
medical director of the facility,.
Local kidney specialist Dr.
Thomas Curry would provide
backup medical care.
"Since that doctor's group
was already working with DaiVita
in Panama City, it seemed a good


"We are very excited," said Patients, already exhausted fit," Kent said.
Doug Kent of the county Health by the treatment, are further If DaVita had bac
Department. sapped by days that can span as Kent indicated, a doctc
"They seemed to think the much as 10 hours with travel to out of Pensacola seemed


Norris D. Langston Youth


ked away,
or's group
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SFoundationAwards June 27


,,Rep. Allan Bense, R-Panama
City, will be the keynote speaker .
at the fifth annual .Norris D.
Langston Youth Foundation
awards presentation.
The ceremonies will begin
6:310 p.m. EDTThursday. June 27
in'the Commons Area at Port St.
Joe High Scho.l.
Bense. first elected to the
Florida Hduse of Representatives
in 1998. serves Distnct 6, which-
S under recent legislative redistrict-
ing now includes Gulf County.
S' Bense, chairman of the
House Ready: Infrastructure
Council. is currently the front-
runner to. become Speaker of the'
House in 2005-2006.
: Francisco "Frank" Alarcon,
deputy secretary of the Florida
Department of Juvenile Justice,
will present scholarship awards to
area youth during the Foundation
ceremonies.
Also slated to speak during
the program is state Sen. Al Law-
son, D-Tallahassee.
The Norms D. Langston Youth
Foundation recognizes youth in
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critical leg on which future eco-
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June 16, 1962 May 25, 2002
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL *, THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2002


Port Theatre Potentially OK

For Listing on National Register


by Tim Croft
The ghosts of history ooze
from the brick walls and old mar-
quee of The Port Theater.
Roy Rogers was among count-
less performers who at one time


or another graced the now-
destroyed stage.
The massive fire-proof projec-
tion room bespeaks to countless
celluloid reels that have spun
Their magic inside the sprawling


artifice that sat more 1tha
when it opened in 1938.
- The sloping floors 'a
entry transport one to
era.
And the walls and


n 1,000 areas bear the scars of two hurri-
canes' which have whipped over
and tile and through the theater during
another the years.'
This week, the current, own-
staging ers of the theater took a first, and
important, step toward their goal
Sof having The Port Theater listed
on the National Register of Histor-
ical Places.
The Florida Division of Histbr-
ical Resources, v.ithin the Florinda
Department of State, has deter-
mined. that the theater is poten-,
tially elieible for listing on the
National Register' .
That determination is a criti-
cal first hurdle in cleaning the way'
for a formal proposal to list the
theater on the National Register.
That proposal .goes to the
Florida National Register Review
Board, which re--ews and makes
recommendations on all propos-
als from Florida to the National
Register ol Historic Places.
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Florida panel. it is lorwarded to
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ater last week to assess its poten-
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owners Wade and Paula Clark at
the end of last week.
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Theatre-
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Also, the interior space, the
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inclined floor for audience seat-
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booth, help define the building as
a theater.
The tile floor at the entrance;
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flpor wall covering and molding
are important ,detail elements,
Jones wrote.
While the stage itself has
- / been destroyed, a victim of Hurri-
cane Kate in 1985 and Hurricane
Opal 10 years later, the stage
overhead rigging remains.
Jones and the Florida Divi-
sion of Historical Resources will
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"I would suggest the National
Register proposal focus on two
areas of significance," Jones
wrote in his letter. ,
"One would be architecture.
The Art Deco treatment of the
streetscape needs to be men-
tioned, but of greater uniqueness
is the engineering elements .of
steel and brick that made possible
the massive open space, provided
good acoustics and permitted the
building to withstand two hurri-
canes."
In an aside, Jones' mention of
the street ties in with an overall
impression he offered during his
visit that the downtown section of
Reid Avenue could qualify for des-
ignation as a historical district.
But back to the theater and
the proposal for inclusion on the
National Register..
The other area of focus, Jones
wrote, "would be .entertainment,,
that should outline the movies,%
plays, community events and
traveling vaudeville shows the
theater offered the community."
The historic context,. Jones
continued, "is important because
you want to-define the :role the
theater played in the community."
The time frame -for jumping
through all the hoops to secure a
listing on the- National Register,
Jones indicated, could be as little
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modified or even destroyed, a list-
ing does carry some perks.
It identifies a property as his-
torically significant and recog-
nizes that local, state and federal
planners should carefully consid-
er that distinction when develop-
ing projects.
Additionally, the owner of a
registered property that is
income-producing and undergoes
a substantial renovation could be
eligible for a federal income tax
credit equal to 20 percent of the
cost of renovation.
Further, any increase in prop-
erty assessment due to renova-
tions is exempted under state law
from local ad valorem taxation for
up to 10 years..
"There is no reason a person'
couldn't re-tore the entire build-
ing back to w'.-hat it was if they had
the money and wanted to," said.
Paula Clark..
The Clarks, who have owned,
The Port Theater since, 1995 and
operate an antique auction from
the facility, currently have the
property up for, sale.
One reason is they need more,
space for their auction, business.
Another is to lure a deep-pocket-
ed buyer interested in restoring
ththeheaitr I ,
S "We've: pouted everything
we've made over the last seven
years into the building," Wade
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The Clarks, and in turn the
state, are.seeking stories, pictures
:)V or newspaper. clippings regarding
the theater and the entertainment
pi-ovided over the years as part of
the formal proposal.
The Clarks received signifi-
cant help from local resident Tom
Parker, who worked in the theater
while in high school, for the initial
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".. '.' -- Anyone with information
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during the years 1938-53, is
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tions,4jdigita.exp.com.


Wade Clark (right) points out some of the interior details of The Port
'Theatre to Bob Jones, a historic site specialist with the Florida
Division of Historical.Resources, during Jones' visit to the theater
last week.


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Commerce Week as Executive Director Sandra Chafin and city com-
missioners Benny Roberts, David Horton, Eugene Raffield and
Christine Williams look on.


Nobles (team recruitment), Shawn
Pitts (activities), Sherri Bowen
luminariaa), Sheila Weathers
(logistics), Oscar Redd (entertain-
ment), Lynette Williams (survivors
ceremony), Pat Goodwin and Glo-
ria Woods (honorary chairs) and
Jason Weathers.
Corporate sponsors were Gulf
Coast Electric, Arvida, SWAT and
Emerald Coast Federal Credit
Union.
A special thanks to Wewa Ele-
mentary School, Wewa State
Bank, Buffalo Rock, Ken Murphy,
Linda's Restaurant,' Duren's Pig-
gly Wiagly, Gran's Country Fixins;
Jimn Wilson, Wewa Higih 'School,.
Gulf Pines Hospital, Jacque's
Photo,, The Star, Gulf County
Breeze, St. Joe Hardware, Millie
Barry,. Diane Sory, Trezia Griffin,
Taunton Family Children's Home,
The Flower Mill, B&A Towing,
Dixie Dandy, Fishefs Building
Supply, Andrea Kenington, CR
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Mexico Beach. No one was,
injured.
BATTERY
Deputies responded to a bat-
tery call in Highland View June 1..
They arrested Chris Urbanski
after a chase' in the area. He was,
charged with battery and tres-
passing.
RECKLESS DRIVING
Motorists, called in a reckless
driver on Hwy. 22 coming into
Wewahitchka June 2, running
cars off the road, Chris Gros was
arrested for driving under the
influence after field sobriety tests
indicated he was impaired.
CONTRABAND
On May 29, .Charles Brant'
was charged with introduction of
contraband into a county correc-
tional facility. A search on his
return from work release found
snuff on his person; tobacco prod-
ucts are not allowed in the jail,
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE
GULF -COUNTY JAIL ...
Tuesday. May 28-Marion
Hawkins, 27, Wewahitchka, prin-
cipal to possession marijuana,'
principal to introduction 'contra-
,band.


CONTRABAND
Marlon Hawkins, an inmate
at Gulf Correctional Institute, was
arrested May 28 and charged with
principal to introduction of con-
traband and principal to posses-
sion of marijuana for his part in a
plant to smuggle marijuana into
the prison. Members of the, sher-
iffs office_ and prison officials
arrested three members of his
family several weeks ago as they.
attempted to: smuggle a large
quantity of marijuana into the'
prison.
BURGLARY WARRANT
Anthony' Hysmith was
arrested on May 30 on a burglary
warrant. Hysmith had broken into
a home in the Douglas Landing
area last week, took the owner's
keys out of his pocket while he
slept and took a bottle of medica-
tion.
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Christopher Evans was
arrested 'June 1 on charges of.
speeding and fleeing and attempt-
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clocked on radar at 96 mph on
the 'Overstreet Road. Evans ran
several cars off the road as he fled.






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Michael Wesley, 24, Oneco, FTIPF
no.tag; Charles Brant. 42, Port St.
Joe, introduction contraband.
Frida3, Ma .30-Rjchard
Waldrop. 27.' Wev.ahitchka. bat-
tery; Josephline-Walker. 39. Port
St. Joe, sale of crack cocaine;
Anthony Hysmith, 19, Wewa-
hitchka, burglary. z .
Saturday'. June 1-Dewayne
Wood, 51,' Port St.' Joe, battery,
aggravated assault; Christopher
L. Evans, 18, Tallahassee, fleeing
andc attempting to elude; George
Whitehurst, 53, Port St. Joe, sex-'
ual battery; Christopher;
Urbanski, 39, Port St. Joe, bat-
tery, trespassing.
SSunday. -June 2-Chris J.
Gros, 38, Panama City, DUI;
Jimmy Osteen, 38, South
Carolina, DWLSR; Steven Pryor,
21, Panama, City, VOP-burglary;
Steven Bass, 48, Wewahitchka,
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K.C. Royals Take Wewa's


Brandon Jones in 6th Round


Brandon Jones

Sby Tim Crf'ft
He didn't hear his name as
early as he wanted, possibly, but
the bottom line still looks mighty
good for Brandon Jones.
Jones, the multi-sport stand-
S out from Wewahitchka High
School, was selected by the
Kansas City Royals with the sixth
pick of the, sixth round in Tues-
day's Major League Baseball
draft.
It wasn't as high as Jones had
guessed or desired he was rated
the ninth-best prospect in Florida
by Baseball 'America 'and was
given indications he could go as
high as' the third -round but
upon closer examination the
choice had plenty of upside.
For starters, consider that out
of 1,500 or so players available for
the draft, Jones was the 168th
pick.
Not bad for a kid out- of tiny
Wewahitchka whom scouts had
been able to assess primarily in
workout situations.
And the Royals were one of at
least two teams looking to pluck
Jones in the sixth round.
'The Phillies called inquiring
about what it would take to sign
Jones lUst seconds before Kansas
City snatched Jones.
: 'Also ;remember that Jones
had a nice fallback position, a full
scholarship to play baseball at
Tallahassee Community College
next season .
SSo when .the Royals -come, to
town in the nextdgy.Q fso to talk-


contract with Jones and his close-
knit group of friends and family
that provide him a support
system, Jones will be in a fine
bargaining position.
"I was 'probably going to sign
if I went in the first five rounds,"
Jones said.
"If (the Royals) give me a good
offer, I'd probably sign. But if not,
I'll just go to school."
As things stood Wednesday,
the latter appeared a more likely
scenario.
In pure dollars, a sixth-round
draft pick would likely be looking
at about $140,000-$160,000 to
sign.
The Royals, a small-market
team that is in the bottom third in
baseball 'in terms of payroll, are,
not a team that traditionally devi-
ates much in pay from the slot
they select a given player.
While that is not exactly slum
money, it doesn't reside in the
swanky $300,000-$400,000
neighborhood that a third or
fourth-round pick could expect.
And a productive year at TCC,
where hp could play another year
'With close friend Blake Rish, also
attending TCC on a full baseball
scholarship, would only enhance
Jones' bargaining posture.
By going to a two'-Year school
Jones can :enter the draft next
year and the year after, if he
desires.
The Royals also keep his draft
rights until a week preceding next
year's draft, so an impressive
season could force them to up any
offer.
A perfect example is found
just up the road at Chipola Junior
College.
Southpaw pitcher Kyle Pawel-
czyk was 'an 11th round pick a
year: ago,: returned to Chipola,'
had a decent season ,and was a
third-round pick Tuesday.
"He's in; a win-win situation,"
said Jay Kearce. who coached
Jones at \Vewahitchka High for a
couple of seasons before becom-
ing a scout for the Atlanta Braves.
"By getting, drafted in the
sixth round. that's not chopped
liver. They obviously think highly
of him.
"He can go to TCC and if he
works his fanny off and does all
the nght things he can go from a


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sixth-rounder to a third-round
pick."
"(College) will be good for him,
socially, physically and mentally.
'He's a talented kid. He has
-nowhere to go but up."
Jones appeared to have
reached a similar conclusion
independently.
"I'll just go to school, have a
good year and improve my draft
status," he said. "That's what I
plan to do."
Jones has seemed destined
for this moment since he first
played at Wewahitchka High in
the seventh grade.
Last year, he led the Big Bend
in hitting (.551) and home 'runs
(10) and was second behind team-
mate Rish (41) in RIBI with 37.
He also carried a 1.06 ERA,
and finished his 'high school:
career -with a 31-5 mark as a
pitcher.
Playing on various summer
league teams since he was 12,
Jones, along with Rish, has,
played on teams that won 25-30
tournaments, three national
championship rings and compet-
ed in such. far off places as
Venezuela, Hauan, Cooperstown,,
N.Y., and Minnesota.
"He's very: coachable," said
Richard Bowes, who coached
Jones and Rish on several sum-
mer teams.
"He hits with power and he
can run.. He has a lot of tools. I
always thought he had the poten-
tial to play in the majors."
Draft analysts at MLB.com
had this to say about Jones
"Medium. lean, wiry build, .
sirrular to Delino DeShields. Level
stroke, makes contact. Alley-type
power. Utilizes all fields. Better
runner underway. Three-sport
athlete." '
And clearly a pro prospect.


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days. One of the items being eval-
,uated is whether the existing
water treatment facilities could
handle surface water treatment
needs and if not what ,it would
take in additional infrastructure
to meet that demand.
In Other Business
The board agreed to respond
to a request from Lois Byrd and
write a letter to Flonda Power
requesting that they assign a ser-
vice truck to this area.
Byrd's letter was forwarded to
the board by County
Commissioner Nathan Peters and
was. accompanied by several
pages -of signatures supporting
the request. ,
- According to the letter, the'
service truck currently must come
from Carrabelle to make repairs in
the Port St. Joe area.
Decided to look into smoke
problems generated by the burn-
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Avenue between 20th Street and,
Niles Road.


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the Indian Pass Invitational
Fishing Tournament. The Indian
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the fishing tournament at Indian
Pass Boat Ramp. The tournament
dates are June 20, 21 and 22.
The captains' meeting and
boat auction will be held at 6:30
p.m. EST with fishing beginning
at the conclusion of the captains'
meeting: The fishing tournament
continues all day Friday and will
conclude on Saturday, June 22 at
7:00 p.m. There will be daily
weigl-ins on Friday and Saturday
froni 5:00-7:00 p.m.
The inshore division species
are trout. flounder. Spanish
mackerel, arid pompano. The off-
shore division species are
grouper. snapper, amberjack, dol-
phin. wahoo, and king mackerel.
This is a "slam" style tournament.
i \th points being awarded for the
top five fish in each category. The
entry fee for inshore fishing is




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largest fishing tournament, with
fishermen descending upon-
Indian Pass from all over the
Southeast.
There 'will be live entertain-
ment on Friday during and after
the weigh-in. Saturday, local DJ
Daryl Parker will be spinning
tunes during the weigh-in hours.
After the tournament concludes,
Nashville recording artist and #1
song writer Mike McGrew and
friends will be performing.
Along with all the excitement
of a flishing tournament with a live
band 'and DJ, it wouldn't be com-
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Southern Dirt


Tour Featured


at Speedway


This weekend will be one of
the biggest of the racing season
thus far at North Florida Motor
Speedway.
The Southern Dirt Tour will be
featured, bringing 25 quicksilver
cars to compete for a winner's
purse of $5,000.
Qualifying begins 'Friday
night with additional heats Satur-
day to set the starting grid for
Saturday night's feature.
Nashville recording "artist
, Amy Lynn will sing the National
Anthem.
All classes will race and
receive double track points, pro-.
vided drivers compete in Friday
night's heats.
Due to the tight schedule,
however, there will be no Tuff Puff
or Bike races this weekend.
Upcoming highlights include
mid-season points races on July
13, withpoints leaders in each
class receiving a trophy July 20.
The overall points leader will
receive an additional-trophy ... a
"Big'un," according ,to track offi-

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St. Joe Natural Gas will play
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cials.
Points standings will be
published in next week's edition
of The.Star.


Race Results
Race results from North Flori-
da Motor Speedway for June 1.
Early Model Sportsman
J. Duane Bates; 2. Keith
Hutcherson; 3. Ben Dalton; 4.
Melvin "'Capt." Nachsheim; 5..
Phillip Anderson;. 6. .Clinton
Boggs; 7. Marty Roesle; 8. Teddy
Sasser; 9. Keith Parrish; 10. Den-
ton Sheiderer; 11. Clinton Mears;
12. Glenn Neiheiser; 13. Buck-
shot Whittington; 14. Phillip Pool-
er; 15. Derek Aultman.
Enduro
1. Ryan Redmon; 2., Danny
Henderson; 3. John Melvin; 4.
James Golden; 5. Denise
Trykowski; 6. Mike Hornbuckle;
7. Charles Goodwin; 8. Travis
Valdez.
Hobby
1. Mario Lupi;. 2. Dennis
Jones; 3. Todd Moseley; 4, Corbitt
Moseley; 5. Travis O'Neal; 6. Pre-
ston Lefstead; 7. Tony Payne; 8.
SRichard Mower; 9. Skeeter Red-
Smon.
IMCA
1. Tom Galbreath; 2. Clay
Galbreath; 3. Todd Neiheiser; 4.
'Michael Clayton; 5. Russell
Welch; 6. Doug Rogers; 7.. KC
Chaudhry; 8; Darrell George; 9.
Maylon Palmer.


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Among Honorees at FAMU
Seven Florida A&M University
alumni were honored at the 13th
Annual Distinguished Alumni.
Awards ceremony during the
Reunion Weekend 2002 celebra-
tion. The event, hosted .by the
National Alumni Association, took
place April 25-28 and included a
variety of activities for alumni and
members of the 50-year class.
IAte Model Sportsman,
1. .Dale Groves; 2. Nelson
Sweeny; 3. Gary Whitfield; 4.
Dennis Sloan; 5. Henry Carter.
Mini 444
1. George Drew; 2. Bob Bass;
3. Gary Johnson; 4. Jeff Hixson;
5. Lance Wasson; 6. Lucas Was-
son; 7. Josh Velez.
Pure Stock
1. Wesley Griffin; 2. Charlie
Goodwin; 3. Andy Hall; 4. John
Green; 5. Dennis Adams; 6. Waldo
McGuffey Jr:; 7. Mitchell Webb; 8.
Larry, "Kojak" Davis; 9. Larry
Speedling; 10. Foster Nelson; 11.
Danny Cook; 12. Steve Kennedy.
Super Street
1. Russell Welch; 2. Greg
"Opie" Steverson; 3. Andy Beafty;
4. TomrWeigel.


The honorees were .recognized
for their contributions and suc-
cess in their respective profes-
sions including athletics,
business, community service,
education, government, health
and religion.
Alumnae Lenora Gant has
made a name for herself in the
nation's Central Intelligence com-
munity and was recognized in the
government category for her con-
tributions. Gant is a member of
the Senior Intelligence/Executive
Service and advises the Director
of Central Intelligence (DCI) and
the Deputy DCI for Community
Management ,(CM) on community
diversity management policy and'
issues. She leads teams of profes-
sionals and provides oversight for
policy development on several
work force issues, Gant chairs the
Intelligence Community Diversity
Issues Board (CDIB) and facili-
tates effective management
processes and practices to formu-
late, develop and implement
strategic plans:
She earned her' bachelor's
degree from FAMU's School of
Business and Industry, a master's
degree from the George Peabody
College of Vanderbilt University
arid a Ph.D. from Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State
University. She has lectured and
written several publications.
The DCI, George Tenet,
'appointed Dr. Gant as the
Community's representative to
the President's White House One


America Initiative. She is also an
active executive board member of
the Board of Trustees, Episcopal
High School, a co-educational
boarding school in Alexandria,
VA, where her daughter, Lela,
graduated. Dr. Gant is a member
of the Executive Management'
Advisory Council at Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State
University at the Northern VA
Graduate Center. As a member of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, she
has held leadership positions and
represents the chapter at local
and national level events and
meetings.,
Dr. Gant resides in Fort
Washington, Maryl4nd, with her
'husband, a retired U.S. Air Force
'officer/dentist; they have two
daughters. Dr. Gant is a former
Port St. Joe resident and is the
daughter of Mrs. Nathan Peters,
Sr.

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The Tyndall, Marina Club
offers deep sea fishing and diving
charters for bay, trolling or bot-
tom fishing. The cost is $75 per
hour, with a four-hour minimum.
Call 283-3059 for reservations
and information.
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GCCC Sets Bright
Futures Workshops
The Student Development
Counseling and Financial Aid
departments of Gulf Coast
Community College will conduct
workshops to provide 2002 high
school graduates who will attend
GCCC and are Bright Futures
recipients. Advisors at these
workshops will provide students
information on the appropriate
CLEP exams.
The workshops will take place
in the Student Union East build-
ing on campus, room #63. The,
schedule for the workshops is
June 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; June
12, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and June 14,
10 a.m. to'noon.
For additional information,
call Melissa Lavender at 747-
3211.

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Northwest Florida Improve- That opportunity is an outgrowth extending this sort of cultural
ment Foundation's Summer Camp of a year-long NFIF funded initia- enhancement to other students
Grant extends Program to Middle tive for .$10,000.00 that intro- this summer."
School Students in Gulf County duced elementary school students "Our Foundation's mission is
District Schools to a variety of cultural activities, to support programs that improve


Following the culminating
event of a year-long cultural
enrichment initiative funded by
the Northwest Florida Improve-
ment Foundation (NFIF), Pamela
Selton, NFIF executive director
presented funds for a summer
camp program to Sara Joe
Wooten, director of Curriculum
and Human Resources for the
Gulf County School District. Dr.
Mary Pridgeon, School Board
Member, District 2 attended the
presentation..
The grant of $2,550.00 will
provide a week-long cultural
enrichment experience for sixty
middle-school students in both
_Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka.


including a concert geared for
kindergartners to a performance
of "The Mikado" for sixth graders,
Others explored the pioneer set-
tlement in Blountstown and all of
the fourth and fifth grade stu-
dents attended "Arts in the Sun"
programs coordinated by Bay Arts
Alliance representatives and local
high school students.
"This past year's opportunity
for cultural enrichment has been
a wonderful experience that so
many of our children have never
had before," said Wooten. 'We're
grateful' to the Northwest Florida
Improvement Foundation and
Arvida and St. Joe for making this
possible and for being receptive to


the quality of life within the four
counties we serve," said Selton.
"Judging from the responses I've
heard from students and teachers
alike, the cultural enhancement
initiative has been a success. We
continue to look for ways to work
with the school district, the Gulf
Education Foundation, and oth-
ers to enrich all of our lives. We
appreciate, that Bay Arts Alliance
was interested in joining us to
produce the Arts in the Park com-
ponent of the past year's cultural
arts initiative."
Staged in Port St. Joe at
Constitution Park and in
Wewahitchka at the Lake Alice
Community Park, the Arts in the
Sun Programs included perfor-
mances by high school students
for elementary school audiences.
As well, the high school students
tutored the elementary school
students on art activities that
.ranged from mask painting to cre-
ating bead necklaces.
'Peggy Caldwell of Bay Arts
Alliance worked with the high
school students to set the stage
for the younger participants' expe-
rience. As one elementary school
teacher said, 'What's so great
about this for our younger stu-
dents is that they can see high
school athletes participating in
artistic endeavors. That sort of
modeling by the older students is
invaluable."
The Middle School Cdltural
Enrichment Camps will take place
in mid to late June in Port St. Joe
and Wewahitchka respectively.
Activities will include music, arts
and crafts, mini-theater activities,
and a field trip to the Visual Arts .
Center in Panama City. For infor-
Smation, contact Sara Joe Wooten
at 850/229-6940.
The Northwest Florida
Improvement Foundation, funded
by Arvida and RfverCamp commu-
nities in Walton, Bay, Gulf, and
Franklin Counties, is dedicated to
improving the quality of life for the
people of Northwest Florida


Art project at Arts In The Sun


through programs that improve
education, 'health care delivery,
parks and recreation, art and cul-
ture, and; community spirit. For
more information about NFIF or
to request a copy of the NFIF 2001
annual report, contact Pamela
Selton, 850.227.1114 .or
850.231.6558.

New VA Guidelines
for Means Tests
On January 11, the veterans
Health Administration (VHA)
issued an interim departmental
.policy for blocking the scheduling
of outpatient appointments for
any veteran with an expired
means test status.
Simply put, some non-service
connected and some zero percent
service connected veterans may
not receive future medical
appointments if they do not pro-
vide the required annual updated
Means ,Test.
County Service Officer Bo
Williams encourages concerned
veterans. to contact his office if
they have questions about these
guidelines. He can be reached by
telephone at 229-6125 Tuesday
through Friday and 639-3019 on
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Lost and Found: Many, items
were found throughout the school
yeaf and left in the front office. If
your' child is missing a jacket,
sweater, etc., please come by the.
front office and go through our
lost'and found.
Report Cards: If you did not
receive your child's report card
and/or test scores, plr.as-. come
by the front office' Mi 'Nida,
through Thursday from 8-2 andl
pick them up.
Supply lists for the upcoming
school year are now available: in'
the front office. Pick up your list
and get your shopping done early.

Port St. Joe
Elementary
Honor Roll
The following students were
named to the honor roll for the
4th nine weeks at Port St. Joe
-Elementary:
THIRD GRADE
All A's: Evan Brumbaugh,
Torie Burgess, Chris Foxworth,
Megan Gannon, Dylan Hester,
Zack Hunter, Charlotte Murnan,,
Sarah Murnan, Samantha
Nicodemus, Erica Protsman;
Caitlin Rich, Tiara Smith, Levi
Strickland, Kaitlyn Vathis, Justin
Whittington.
A's and B's:,: Adrian
Browning, Cheyenne Chehardy,'
'Kristi Davis, Lilla Dvk-e., Sara
Fields. Jesse Hyman, Jarvious
Johnson, Simeon Jones, Jazmine
Kennedy, Luke Linton, Katie
McNeill, Russell Miller, Reis
Nelson, Davida Odom, Brandon
Peak, Lindsay Mairti., Anna
Redman, Roman Quinn, Victor,
Quiptanilla, Darien Samuelson,
Julia Scheffer,. Hayley Smith,
Sawyer Steward, Colton
Thursday, Cassie Tullis,
-Samantha Valladares, Naonii
Warren, Chase Watford.
FOURTH GRADE
All A's: Tori Avent, Kodi.


PAE BI'& biAK rm


Blackwell, Jessica Brake, Cody
Clark, Raheem Clemmons, .Chris
Cochran. Jacob Combs, Stephen
Denton, Allen Dykes, Chelsea
Flanagan, Cynthia Floyd, Rebecca
Furr, Megan Gentry, Angela
Griffin, Lacy Hansen, 'Raven
Harris, Sara Hoffman, Trey
Humphrey, Ashleigh Lewis, Jason
Lin, Chellsey O'Neill, .Kayla
Parker, Jaylen Pittman, Victoria
Rouse, MaleMa Smith, vKasie
Thompson. Chelsey Walker,
Amelia Warriher.
A's and B's: C.J. Abert, Jena
Catrett, Keva Dawson, Chelsea
Dimitrijevich Kolton Fisher,
Michelle Hendricks, Dylan
Jackson, Brooklyn Kelsch, Jenifer
Kennington, Miranda Kilbourn,
Shane Knox, Ashley Lacour,
Calder Mahari, Jesse McCroan,
Masha Moughan, Dani Newsome,
Jordon Plair, Melanie Raffield,
Co.'d Robinson, I7t1-r Ropelis,
Karissa Stephens-, Nathan
Tarj-,inir.. Niecha Walker, Joel
Walter. ,Deshauna Williams.
S FIFTH GRADE
All A's:' Courtney Hermsdor-
fer, Jenna Maddox, Jessie
Raffield, Meredith. Todd.
A's and B's: Aaron Adams,
Caroline Allen, Brandon Ballew,
Emily B-\l:',\ Heather Brink-'
n-,i,-r. Brtrnni Biis.h, Tayler Byrd,
,kr.-ela L'anritlcr ,-"n. j Cordova,
_h-. Graham, Wade Guilford, Danielle
Hernandez, Sarah Hiscock, Kyle
Jones, Krystal Keigans, Krystian
Kelley, Robbie Martin, Douglas
May, Kayla Minger, Morgan Peak,
Evan Protsman, Savanah Searcy,
Kayla Spilde,. Brandon Strickland,
Marissa iWeatherly,. Kaelyn
Williams. '

Port St. Joe
Middle School
Honor Roll
The fourth and final honor
roll for Port'St. Joe Mid~dle School
includes:
AllUA's
Sixth Grade: Mason Adkison,
Kathryn Arnold,. James Bird,
Jessica Chancey, Edward Flana-
gan, Addle Little, Amber Ropelis,
Summer Stitt, Jackee Whitfield.
Seventh Grade: Amy Brock-
man, Jimmy 'Curry, Angelica
Driesbach, Jason Price.
Eighth Grade': Nicole Ford,
Kelly Geoghagan. Elizabeth
Gibson, Haley Watford.
A's and B's
Sixth Grade: Beth Blackmon.
Matthew,. Gannon, Grant (.lass


Devin Guillot, Carson Howse,
Misty Knobel, Olivia Lamberson,
Samantha Layfield, Carolyn
Marley, Bryce Nelson, Ashton
Norris, Krista Parker, Trevor Seay,.
Amanda Shanahan, Nelson
Shelton, Corbin Vickery, Lenora
Weimorts, Morgan Wood, Matthew
Wright, Joshua Zuber.
Seventh Grade: Dusty Alford,
Mica Asheraft, -Jeremy Baxley,
Jennifer Bland, Sam Cox.
Samantha Denton, Warren Floyd,
Kurtis Krum, Rashetta Langston,
Shayla Nickson, Kevin Quaranta.
Kayla Siprell, Gabbie Whittington,
Julia Wigsten.
Eighth Grade: Tom Boone,
Jenna Chesser, Jeremy Couch,
Lindsey Dimitrijevich, Andrew
Furr, Lindsay Hansen. Carmen
Hill, Elizabeth Kilbournr, Danielle
Krasniqi, Brittany Kropp.
Kayleigh Lewis, Zac Norris, Cori
Owens, Michelle Perrin, Emily
Raffield, Jordan Todd,. Jessie
Weimtorts, Andy White.







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Faith Christian School

Summer time is .here!
'However, even with a' school sum-
mer vacation, business must still
go on at school Faith Christian
summer office hours will be from
.9 a.m. through 1 p.m.
If you have, not registered
your child(reh) yet, please come
by the office and do so as soon as
'possible., Books are ordered dur-
ing the summer, and your child
needs to have his books, when
school begins. At present, K2, K3
and K4 are already full, and there
are only two places open in first
grade. A waiting 'list has already
begun for K2. Classes are filling
up.
The FCS cookbooks are beau-
tiful. They have a number of
added attractions, such as a table
of, contents, division tabs, a sec-
tion on cooking hints-including,
how to decrease your fat intake,
the use of herbs and seeds, a'
. cooking table, a calorie counter,
and more;, inc' dine \.'eniahts.
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Honor Roll
Faith Christian School has
released its academic honor roll
for the fourth nine weeks:
All A's
First Grade: Mary Caitlin
Bouington, Karah Bradley, Justin
Cothran, Abagail Davis, Daniel
Jones.
Second Grade: Tiffany
Burch, Trisha Davidson, Tyler.
Sarmiento.
Third Grade: Cody Grant-
ham, Jordan Heath,- Sean'
Pridgeon, Nate Taylor.
Sixth 'Grade: Trevor Burch,
Zachary Taylor.
A's and B's
First Grade: Laney Haynes,'
Ryan Nichols, Chase Royal,
Weston Sarminiento.
Second Grade: Rachel Jones..
Third Grade: Jeremy Harcus,
Brian Pitts. "
Fourth Grade: Dillmit
,McGhee, Rachel Thayer.
Sixth Grade: A JI.<'s Pettie;
Elijah Quaranta, Jessica
Sarmiento.
Seventh Grade:' Ryan Taylor.
Students on the Yearly 2001-
2002 Academic Honor Roll are:
All A's:
First Grade: Mary Caitlin
Bou0ington, Karah BradIley,
Abigail Davis, Daniel Jones. .-a
Second Grade: Tiffany
Burch, Trisha Davidson, Tyler
Sarmiento.
Third Grade: Cody Grant-
ham, Sean Pridgeon, Nate Taylor;
Sixth Grade: Trevor Burch.'
A's and B's
First Grade: Justin Cothran,
,Laney Haynes, Ryan Nichols,
Chase Royal, Weston Sarmiento.
Second Grade: Rachel Jones;
Robert Mathews.
Third Grade: Jeremy Harcus.,
Jordan Heath, Brian Pitts.
Fourth Grade: Dilln
McGhee, Rachel Thayer.,
Sixth Grade: AMy-sa Pettid;-
Elijah Quaranta, Jessica
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, '.Seventh Grade: Jennifer
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Wewahitchka


High School

by Dr. Bill Truby "


Please do not forget that
report cards are available Monday
through Thursday from 7-4 until
we mail them out. Also, with the
report cards one will find FCAT
scores, a Gulf County Scholarship.
Program application, and a
newsletter. Please note that the
times listed above are our sum-
mer hours.
Since the FCAT scores in their
entirety are in and with the new
standards now in place, we see
that our students have done bet-
ter than we had first believed. And
compared to other districts, espe-
cially districts of comparable size,
one can see that Gulf County has
done a great job.
r As far as our school grade is
concerned, it is a very compli-
cated formula. The method
behind it is to show the growth of
individual students. Therefore, as
we see that students move from
Level One to Level Two or Level
Two to Level Three, for example,
we. gain plus points and our
school grade goes up. They are
also looking at having high
achieving students, maintaining
high numbers in Levels 3, 4, & 5,
and having a high percentage of
students tested. From what I: can
tell, we.have a real good chance of
improving upon last year's grade.
.With the game rules changing
so often, our emphasis from year-
to-year can help us only if it aligns
itself with the emphasis from the
state. If you recall the first year
their concern was discipline and
attendance. We made our school
goals along those lines-and they
dropped those from the school
grades. Then we. emphasized the
percent tested. That became only
a blip on the screen when it 'was
all figured out. This year we
emphasized reading and writing-
along with getting all 10th graders
moving in the right direction. The.
result is better scores; however,
are they good enough? Bottom'
line, we need 380 points to get a B
and 320 to get a C. How about
410 for an A? We'll see....
A few of our students really
distinguished themselves on the
FCAT. Tenth graders ,who did
great ar Andrew. Lassiter- with,
Level 5 in Nlath.arid.Readinm and -


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a 6.0 in writing; Hunter Nunnery
with a 5 in Math and Reading;
Jessica Wells, Laura Husband,
Jamie McCorvey, and Ashley
- Smith with 5s in Reading; Ashley
Cloud and Dottie Hall with 5.5 in
Writing; and Veronica Marsh with
a 5.0 in Writing. In the 9th grade,
Nathan Grimes had a Level 5 in
Math and Reading, and Kody'
Bidwell had a Level 5 in Reading.
Daniel McNamara and Krystal
Pettis registered a 5.5 in FCAT
Writing for the 8th grade. Kory
Bidwell, Megan Crutchfield,
Brenda Driggers, Diamond
Heffington, Jessica Jones, Lakyn
McKeithen, Clayton Morris, Becky
Abrahams, Kayla Bailey, and
Edwin Baxley had 5.0 in the 8th
'grade. Jessica Stoppelbein and
Taylor Smith delivered 5s in Math
and Ashley Kent, Megan Peak,
Brad Udell, and Jasmine Ward did
the same in Reading in the 7th
Grade. (6 is the top score in writ-
ing and 5 is tops in reading and
math.)
Remember that there is no
summer school for high, school
students-except seniors. They will
Sgo to Adult School where they will
have to make up their credit to
graduate. This is true pretty much
throughout the state due, to the
state budget cutbacks. Middle
school students will have summer
school for promotion purposes
only. If you haven't been con-
tacted-by the office yet, then "not
to worry." ,
School will. resume on August
7th for our students. That will be
a full day of school, so come pre-
pared to work!..
Summer is .here. With it come
the, temptations of this world.
Please be wise with your time and
your actions. Take .advantage of
the change of schedules to do
more reading and to get that body
in- shape. Don't give cause to look
back and say, "Why did I, waste
that opportunity?" May God's
blessings reside with you always.

Free School
Physicals in Wewa
-The Gulf County Health
Department will be conducting


school physical from 8 a.m. to 1
p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, at
Wewahitchka High School. These
physical exams are good for
sports, band, cheering, 'etc. This
will be the only time this service
will be offered free by the Health
Department.


Two Local Men
Graduate from
Latest GCCC
COB Course
Correctional, Officer Basic
Standards Class # 150 graduated
from Gulf Coast Community
College on May 23.,
Joseph T. Chambliss and
Randal Kevin Green, both of
Wewahitchka were part of the
class of eleven; .
Tony Machuca received the
Academic Award, as well as the
Perfect Attendance Award. John'
T. Witalec was the recipient of the
Top Gun Award. Arvin S. Creamer
III, Andrea L. Ranson-Johes, and
Ronald Steven Parker also
received Perfect Attendance
Awards.
Additional class members
included James Lewis Bell, Jr.,
LaTasha Nichole Daniels, Kathy
Lynn Hanson, and Beverly Ann
Lier. ..

Freshman
Orientation at
GCCC in June
Gulf Coast Community
College freshman orientation will
take place in the Student Union
'Conference Center on, campus as
follows: Tuesday, June 11, 10
a.m. to noon; Thursday, June 13,.
5:30 p.m. to 7 .p.m.; Wednesday,
July 17, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.;
Thursday, July 25, 1 p.m. to 3
p.m.; Monday, August 5, ,5:30
p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and Friday,
August 9, 10 a.m. to noon.
Prior to attending orientation,,
students are required to have an
application on file and have taken
the college placement test.
To register for orientation,
students may complete and
return the orientation cards that
were mailed: to them, go 'to
www.gc.cc.nf.us/sd/summer.htm.
call 850/747-3201 or' e-mail
name, address, phone number,
date and time they are attending
orientation to- kparham@gulf
coast.edu.


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Bayou Americana
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group of talented musicians is drums, who, has been responsible
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perform at the Point Washington regional hit records since he first
park. broke the U.S. charts in 1958
"Bayou Americana is a cele- with The Prisoner's Song. Steve
bration of life as it once was and Riley on accordions and vocals,
is on the bayous of north Florida," 'the pedal steel guitar sounds of
says James Foley, Friends of Richard Comeaux, and the young
Eden Coordinator. "We're offering gun, guitar-rocker C.C. Adcock
up swamp boogie music, ranging complete the trinity of front men,
from the twangs of Hank Williams complemented by six other tal-
to the energy of bluegrass and the ented musicians and singers.
nostalgia of zydeco."
With the music starting at "Seeing.these nine guys play,"
noon on Saturday, the line-up will writes one newspaper reviewer.
include the Florida Boys, "One is immediately taken by
Ploughboy, Steve Gunter, Hubba- 'their utter realness. They're in it
Hubba, and the Lil' Band 0 Gold, strictly for the music cama-
in that order. raderie. .: Add this to a repertoire
as wide as teve k~lie'sacron


BLS Healthcare
Provider Courses
The Lifelong Learning Office
of Gulf Coast Community College :
will feature two additional BLS
Healthcare Provider courses dur-
ing summer.2002.
The Healthcare Provider
courses are designed to meet the
needs of healthcare professionals
who respond to cardiac and respi-
ratory emergencies. The courses
feature adult and pediatric CPR.
foreign body airway obstruction
and two-rescuer CPR. They will
Cover information on barrier
devices, heart attacks, brain
attacks (strokes) and Automated
'External Defibrillators.
Classes are scheduled for
Saturday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m., and Saturday, July 27,
from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for
each class is $31. Three hours are
approved for. DA and DH. Eight
hours are approved for CL, MA,
RAD(PD) and RC..
For additional information,
call Sherrie Whitley at 872-3819.


as wide as Steve Riley~s accordion,
and you've got the hottest band in
the land right now."
The group, has performed
across the country from the New
Orleans Jazz and Heritage
Festival to Washington's, Lincoln
Center. On Saturday, June 8th,
they'll add Point Washington,
Florida to their long list of venues.
Hubba Hubba is a rockin',
funky blues band based in South
Walton County. It consists' of
Duke (Monk of Funk) Bardwell on
guitar and vocals, Franko
(Washboard) Jacks.on, whipping
on washboard, percussion arind
vocals, Doug (Dr. D) Dickersonr
ripping, lead guitar and vocals,
and Greg (Stix) Guthrie laying it
down on the drums. These are tal-
ented musicians with extremely
diverse, backgrounds, musicians
who have played. v'ith everyone
from Elvis Presley to Emmy Lou
Harris.
STaking the stage alone, Steve
Gunter is a blues guitar purist
from Pensacola. "Playing on origi-
nal, period instruments, he reads
the mood of the audience and
stuns them with. his technical
perfection," says Coordinator
James Foley.'


NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY
(PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)


STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM (SHIP)
The SHIP program was created for the purpose of providing funds to local governments as an incen-
tive for the creation of local housing partnerships, to expand production of and preserve affordable hous-
ing, and to increase housing related employment.,
Gulf County ,has been approved to receive funding under Florida's State Housing Initiative
Partnership Program (SHIP).for the Fiscal Year 2002.- 2003 in the amount of $350,000. Pursuant to the
Florida Statute 420.9075(3)(b), the availability of these funds must be advertised as follows: .
Fiscal year 2002- 2003 (1 July 2002 30 June 2003
Estimated amount of SHIP funds allocated for each strategy/activity for each fiscal year are as fol-
lows:


STRATEGY/ACTIVITY,


Housing Rehabil
Purchase 'Assistar


FUNDS


INCOME SET ASIDE


itdtion $157,500 .. .' Very Low & Low Income
ice $153,000 Very Low, 'Low &.Moderate Income,
(Down Payment Assistance, Closing Cost Assistance, & Land Acquisition)


Home Ownrership Counseling $ 4,500 Very Low, Low & Moderate Income
At a minimum, thirty (30%) percent of funds allocated for each strategy/activity will benefit the very low
and 'low income families. a a :
, The maximum income limits according to family size are as follows:


FAMILY SIZE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 .
Very Low Income 14,050 16,100 18,100 0, 21,700 23,300 '24,900 26,550'.
Low Income 22,500 25,750 28,950 32,150 34,750 37,300 39,900 42,450
Moderate Income < 33,720 38,640 43,440 48,240 52,080 55,920 .59,760. 63,720
The maximum housing value limitation allowable for program participation for each strategy is $98,523 for
Existing Homes and $106,365 for New Built Homes. SHIP FUNDS MAY NOT BE USED TO PUR-
CHASE, REHABILITATE, OR REPAIR MOBILE HOMES! SHIP funds may be used to purchase
Department of Community Affairs (DCA) approved manufactured homes.
APPLICANT SELECTION CRITERIA:


Purchase Assistance (Down Payment Assistance, Closing Cost Assistance, and Land Acquisition)
shall be first qualified/first'served for those qualified for a residential loan from a partici-
pating lender. Owner-financing is not allowed as a means of financing. ONLY 60 APPLI-
CATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED COUNTY-WIDE.
Housing Rehabilitation shall be by a lottery system.
ELIGIBLE SPONSOR SELECTION CRITERIA:
Eligible Sponsor participation will be based on a criteria that will include:
(a) an eligible sponsor locally based having expertise in providing Affordable Housing,
(b) amount of non-SHIP funds arid/or the value of in-kind services committed as SHIP leverage.
(c) production goals ifi relation to the Housing Assistance Plan.
(d) percentage of funds targeted to very low income persons.
(e) compliance with Rule 67-37, Local Housing Assistance Plan as applicable.
Program Income and Recaptured Program Funds will be utilized consistent with the applicant selection cri-
teria, strategies and income eligibility, as approved.
APPLICATIONS FOR PURCHASE ASSISTANCE ACTIVITIES (Down Payment Assistance,
Closing Cost and Land Acquisition) will be available beginning (8:00 A.M. (EST)/7:00 A.M. (CST) July
8, 2002 and continuing until 60 applications have been received county-wide.
APPLICATIONS FOR HOUSING REHABILITATION will be available beginning 8:00 A.M.
(EST) / 7:00 A.M. (CST) July 8, 2002 and ending July 19, 2002 at 5:00 P.M. (EST) / 4:00 P.M.' (CST),
"NO EXCEPTIONS."
* * *ON THE DATES INDICATED ABOVE, THE APPLICATIONS MAY BE
OBTA TFINED AT: The County Administration Building, Rooms 301 and 309, and in Wewahitchka


(Old Courthouse) at th fice.


DATE FOR THE LOTTERY OF REHABILITATIONS FUNDS WILL BE JULY 25, 2002 IN
THE COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING ROOM AT 4:00 P.M. (EST).
The local SHIP contact person is Bo Williams, (850) 229-6125 Tue thru Fri; Mon (850) 639-3019.
5tc June 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 3, 2002


203 Highway 98, Eastpoint


w"Ad-AAINA" ZXA. AFJP


Festival
Ploughboy brings, together an
ensemble of Nashville studio
musicians, .a "true American
band," playing a mix of country,
rock, and bluegrass. Marc Harris,
Chris Brown, Balder Saunders,
and Randy Threet have been side-
men for many well-known record-,
ing artists, including John Berry
and Black Hawk, and are putting
together, their first record to be,
released soon.
The Florida. Boys-
Washboard Jackson, Duke Bard-
well, and Balder Saunders-need
no introduction to the South
Walton crowd. A renown local trio,.,
the group plays an authentic,
eclectic mix of mandolin, guitar
and washboard, punctuated with
blue-grass style harmony.
Opening acts begin at 10:00:
a.m. with entertainment provided,
by the Three Arts Alliance and
snippets from the locally pro-'
duced "Grit and Grace".
No Bayou Americana Festival,
would be complete without food,'
and music lovers will find plenty
to purchase on the grounds of the
park. The Commissary will offer
tangy barbeque and all the flxin's.:
The Cast Net out of Crestv ew will
fry fish fresh from the bayous and
local waters. A low country boil
rounds out the cuisine. All types
of beverages will be available for
purchase. ,
Eden Gardens State Park is
located north of Hwy 98 on State
Hwy. 395.- Parking will be avail-'
able along Hwy. 395 on the James :,
White property for $1 per car with
proceeds going to the upkeep of
the Point Washington Community
Cemetery.
:Admission' will be $10o
payable at the entrance of Edenr
and at tables set up. along the
road into Eden on Saturday, June-
8th. No coolers or umbrellas will
be permitted into the park'
Tickets may be. limited. Gates
open at 9 a.m. L
Bayou Americana is spon-
sored by Florida State Parks and
the Friends of Eden Gardens
State Park. For more information.
contact James Foley, 231-5126.



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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2002


RISH, GIBSON & SCHOLZ, P.A.
William J. Rish
Thomas S. Gibson
Russell Scholz
(850) 229-8211.


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


First Baptist
Church VBS
Vacation Bible School will
begin June 10 and continue
through June 14, from 6 to 8:30
p.m. nightly, for ages two years
through 5th grade, at First
Baptist Church in Port St. Joe.,


Amazon Outfitters
at Beach Baptist
Come deep into the Amazon
Rain Forest as .the Amazon
Outfitters go on "Expedition with'
the One True God" at:" Beach
Baptist chapel, .311 Columbus
Street, in St. Joe Beach.
All children -ages two years'
through sixth grade are inmted to
join them for the annual Vacation,
Bible School June 10 through 14,
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET.,
Sandwiches will be served to
all who attend.
This week of fun, food and,
exciting music and learning expe-'
riences is free and open to all chil-
dren.. Call 647-5026 or 647-8557
for more information.


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


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


TIE BANK
Port St. Joe Mexico Beach Apalachicola
For All Your Financial Needs
MEMBER FDIC EQUAL HOUSING LENDER


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


Experts Warn Against "Hurri
extremely .lucky the ', past two.
The Atlantic hurricane season extremely lucky the past two
runs from June 1 through ears you andyour family need to
November 30. and hurricane be prepared.' .


experts are warning the public
against "hurricane amnesia".
According to the National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration,
it has been two years since a hur-
ricane has hit the U.S. coast.
Despite the incredible devas-
tation these storms' can cause, it
is easy for people to forget the
awesome power of a hurricane.
The reality is that we've been


Zion Fair
Women's Day
Zion Fair Missionary Baptist
Church will observe their forty-
second aihnual Women's Day pro-
gram on Sunday, June 9 at the 11
a.m. and 6 p.m. worship services,
Pastor Marty Brown and co-
chairs Sis. Sharion, Leslie, Sis.
Beverly Daniels and Sis. Gloria
Benn Gant extend a welcome to
all to celebrate Jesus with, them.
S Zion Fair is located at 280
Avenue C in Port St. Joe. ,

Dalkeith Revival
Dalkeith: Baptist Church wel-
comes former Pastor, John
Clenney, wh6 will lead the church
and community in a three day
revival June 14, 15 and 16.
Services will begin at 7 p.m.
each evening and all are invited.
For more information, call Pastor
Johnnie, Newton at639-9488.


NOAA hurricane watchers are
predicting up to thirteen possible
tropical storms in the Atlantic this
season, and they say eight of.
these storms could become hurri-
canes. So the beginning of hurri-
cane season is a good time to
make sure you are physically pre-
pared for a storm. Waiting until a
hurricane watch or warning is,
issued may be too late for some


DayStar in.
Concert Friday
DayStar will be in concert this
Friday 'night, June 7, at First
Baptist Church in Port St. Joe.'
DayStar is a trio who shares
Jesus Christ through Southern
gospel ,music. The concert will
begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is
invited to attend.






The

Star


APALACHICOLA
NORTHERN RAILROAD
A St. Joe Company


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


cane Amnesia"
easy steps that could help make
evacuation and recovery much
easier on you and your family.
Prepare a disaster supplies
kit including a three-day supply of
water' and ready-to-eat non-per-
ishable foods; a manual can
opener; paper' plates, cups and
disposable utensils.
Personal hygiene items such
as toilet paper, towelettes, femi-
nine supplies, soap and detergent.
A change of clothing, includ-
ing extra shoes or work boots and
raingear; blankets and/or sleep-
ing bags '(one for each family
member).
Special needs items for each
family member such as baby sup-
plies, eyeglasses/contact lenses
and medications: and cash, trav-.
eler's checks or credit card.
Organize important paper-
work in waterproof, easily trans-
portable containers. Include
financial information (bank name
and phone number, and account
numbers), important phone nuim-
bers, wills; insurance policies,
immunization records and pass-
ports. Plan to take these with you
if evacuated.
Prepare an inventory of your
Personal property and videotape
your household contents for
record purposes mb. w;
Teach family members when
and how to safely shut off utili-
ties.
Trim dead or weak' branches
from trees.
Review your insurance poli-
cies to ensure you have adequate
coverage. .
Consider purchasing flood


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

insurance, even if you don't live in
a' flood hazard zone. Regular
homeowner's policies usually do
not cover flood damage. So, plan
ahead because flood policies have
a 30-day waiting period prior to
being effective.
Get familiar with your com-
munity's: disaster preparedness
plan and develop a family disaster
response plan.
Assure that emergency lights
and flashlights are in proper
working order. Keep portable and
battery-operated weather radios
with extra batteries readily avail-
able.
Assemble a first-aid kit-
include medications such as
aspirin, non-aspirin pain reliever,
antacid and anti-diarrhea medica-
tion. Also include bandages,
gauze, scissors, safety .pins,
antibiotic ointment and sun-
screen.

Computerized Learning
Systems Course at GCCC
The Lifelong Learning Office
of Gulf Coast Community College
will conduct -the' following com-
puterized learning system courses
during summer 2002:
CPR Updates: This course
offers interactive video/instruc-
Stion self-study that presents all
the necessary information for the
participant to update CPR/BLS
skills and receive a new card.
Please allow two to four hours for
completion. Participants must
hold a current BLS for Healthcare
Provider card with an expiration
' of class date or earlier. This
course is ,American ,Heart
Association approved. The cost for
the class is $35 and it is approved
for CL, DA, DH, EMS, 'MA, NU,


Highland View Baptist Church
"A Fello,.rship of God's Childrdri Sharinm Jesus, JIESUS CARES, We Care.",
382 Ling Street Port St. Joe, FL 32456 850.227.1306
SE-mail- hvbaplisl@ool.(om Web Sile: www.forministry.com/32456hvbc
"If you need a ride to church call the church office and we'll pick you up."
Sunday School .. ................ 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible, Study/Prayer Meeting .... 7 p.m
Sunday Morning Worship .... 10:45 a.m. .Wednesday Youth/Children Activities .:...... 7 p.m.,
Discipleship Training ............... 6 p.m. Wednesday Choir Practice 8 p.m.
Sunday Evening Service ......... 7 p.m. PASTOR: REV. JOHNNIE RAY BAILEY


Family Life Church
"Touching Lives with the Love of Jesus"
and join us .in worship .... ., -
Hwy. 98
10:30 Sunday Morning p..o.iclac ,c .:.. anmaCt
7:00 Wednesday Evening Hwy.
S71 -
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford Family Life Church
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our website at: familylifechirch.net ... Wewakichka
323 Reid Avenue -Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)


"A Pot4 of Victory" l

FrFi sfh Ckacknof 4+ke:N zcnpeV1C
242Q Lonig venue port 5,. Joe, Florida 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ......... .... 0 .m 1iiL inito i t e L ..,J tl, 91 ,,
Sunday Morning Worship .... .. 11 a.m. due H1- 1. ,,i e '.'o.-'li.' tl
Sunday Evening Worship ... ...... 6 p.m. LordJ tli + beaici of Ioic.i'...
Wednesday Evening Service ......... ... 7 p.m. Psali '2' 2


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday


Worship:
9:30 a.m. Sunday


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


But those who hope in the Lord
will renew their strength. They
will soar on wings like eagles...
Isaiah 40:31
Upstairs Capital City Bank Building
Sunday Bible Study at 9 a.m.
Worship at 10 a.m.
Casual Attire always welcome
Small Group Mtgs. 6 p.m.
Come Celebrate with us! (in members' homes)
Grace Baptist Church PastorLee Cordell (850) 227-1180
www.GraceEagles.org


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. *' St.Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
SUNDAY: Gencrl Aenbly 9:45 a.m. Bible Study all ages 10 a.m.,
Morning Worship 11; a.m. Evening Worship 6 pm
WEDNESDAY: Choir Practice 6 p.m.: Prayer Meeting & Youth Group 7 p.m
"0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed i; the man that trusted in Him."
Please accept this invitation io join us in worshln. God. ble you'
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 ., eHome 769-8725


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue. Port.St. Joe
Pastor, Bro. Martus H. Sturdwiant Church Office 227-1493
Sin ... ,i, Sch.:,l '. : : .. 9:45 a.m
Sunday Morning \.ihip :.. ... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday. ,Ev"ci Servi . .. ... 6:30 p.m.
W wednesday . . . . ..... 7:00,p.m.:
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us


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


V CHRIST ANb TO MAKE HIM KNOWN

ST. JAMES'

EPISCOPAL CHURCH
800 22nd STREET, PORT ST. JOE
8:00 and 11:00 a.m. (EST)
Sunday School 9:45
Child Care Provided for at 11:00


Discover God's Love! F
Everyone welcome

Lo ng Avenue
BAPTIST CHURCH
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691 A
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


Gds.
love

is-


"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
Romans 16:16
The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka
(1/4'Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
(850) 639-5401
Sunday Bible Study ..... ....... .... 9:00 a.m. CT
Sunday Worship ....... 10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday Bible Study ... .: .... 7:00 p.m. CT ,


Et FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
I ', 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
's Siteenth Street
Sunday Worship ....... 10 a.m. Sre /
Fellowship Time .... 10:45 a.m.
Adult School .......... 11 a.m. CC )


*Sunday School
*Young Children
*Nursery Available
Pastor Rev. J. ReidCameron


Highway 71 / Cecil Costin Sr. .Blvd.


K first Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Brent Vickery, Pastor
..... Buddy Caswell Benjamin Roberts
Minister of Music & Education Minister to Students
Sunday School ............... 9:45 am
Worship Service .............. 11:00 am
DiscipleTraining ........... 6:00 pm
Evening Worship ........... .. 7:00 pm
SWednesday Prayer Meeting .......6:30 pm
K, "THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" 2

"Serving the Changeless Christ...
to-ChN rts in a Changing Community"

FAIT4 BI 314M4t
801 20th Street Port St. Jo e' 229-6707
"d c Dr. Bill Taylorx. or 1:0
Sunday Schoq .1.... .. ... ,0:00 a..
Sunday Morning v i4. .. .............. -11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service ..................... 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study 7:00 p.m.


Constitution and Monument
P fort St. Joe

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.
Sunday School .... . 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ......... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship . . . 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship . . 7:30 p.m.
(850) 227-1724 Wednesday Choir Practice ... 7:30 p.m.
Rev. Jesse Evans Robert E. Downs, Jr. Diana Sealey
K PASTOR Choir Director Youth & Children's DirectorI


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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

and RAD(P).
ACLS Update: Designed for.
self-study interactive ,video/
instruction, this course presents,
all the necessary information for-
the participant to update ACLS'
skills and receive a new card.
Please allow two to four hours for
completion. A current BLS for
Healthcare Provider card and cur-:
rent ACLS card with expiration"
date of class date or earlier, is
necessary for participants. This.
course is American Hea'rt
Association approved. The cost is
$170 and the course is approved
for NU, EMS, and RC.
To schedule your individual
appointment, call 747-3218 or
(800) 311-3685, ext. 3218. For
additional information for either
course, call Sherrie Whitley at
872-3819.

Mullet Dinner
New Harvest Fellowship will
serve a mullet dinner on
Saturday, June 8;' at Lake Alice
Park in Wewahitchka. Serving will
be from 11 a.m. CT till, for $6 per
plate.
Dinner includes mullet,
baked beans, cole slaw, bread and
dessert, and can be eaten in or
picked up for carry-out.
All proceeds, go to the New
Harvest Fellowship building fund.
For more information call 639-
5722 or 639-9698.

Youth Yard Sale
The First Pentecostal'
Holiness Church Youth will have
a yard sale June 8 starting at 8
a.m. rain or shine.,

Say you Saw It In The Star!


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Discover Advantages of REITs


By: AndyWlkirso .Firtanlcial
Advisor
If today's uncertain'riiarkets
h*ve you' .wondering where. to.
invest, consider, a -real estate
investment trtist (REIT). A REIT
can help diversify -your portfolio;
pffer steady -current income as
ivell as- provide a hedge against
Inflation. Butl what exactly is a
REI? If;. you're like: .,most.
: ivvetors., you may, not.be. familiar
Sit hi REITs" and 'the ''relative
/ dvantages,.they-n.ight.provide for
S' our portfolio: ----


Origins of REITs
The originss of the real estate
investment trust, or REIT Ipro-
S ncunced "reet') date back to the
1880s. I iestors in REITs at hat
time could eliminate doubuletaxa-
S tion because trusts were not.taxed
at the corporate level if income
was distributed to beneficiaries.
This tax advantage was later
reversed in the 1930s. After WWIl
tl e demand for real estate sky-
rocketed hnd in' 1960 a real estate
investment trust tax provision
S. was enacted which established
special tax considerations qualify-
S ing REITs as pass through entities
eliminating the double taxation of
dividends. This legislation pro-
ided small investors 'with the
opportunity to participate in the
investment returns from large-
Ssale, income-producing real
estate. REITs were popular for a
time in the 1970s and in the
1980s. were used primarily as a
tax shelter which created an- envi-
ronment of overbuilding. Tax
reform legislation passed in 1986
and 1993 eliminated use of REITs
as a tax shelter vehicle and new
REIT offenngs were structured to
meet.the needs of individual
investors:- .. f -
, Today's REITs are publicly
l traded companies that own and


manage,, otnome producing real
'estate "fcfh as office buildings.
hotels, retail malls or apartment
buildings. There are three types of
REITs: equity, mortgage and
hybrid. Equifty REITs invest in
and own properties and represent
the vast majority of all REITs.
Shares .of REITs are primarily
traded on major exchanges which
makes .themti highly liquid and
easier to'buy and'sell than it
would b;e:to biTy or sell real estate
through direct ownership.. REITs
typically have no minimum or a
very low minimum initial invest-
ment that allows individuals to
invest:; in. a professionally man -
aged portfolio of real estate prop-
erties.,: .
As of December 2001. accord-
. ing to the Nauonal Association of
Real, Estate Investment Trust,
there, were 182 publicly traded
REITs with a combined market
value of S155 billion.: ,
Benefits of REITs
One 6f the most attractive fea-
tures of REITs is that most do not
pay'corporate income tax to. the
Internal Revenue Setrvice.
Additionally, most states honor
this treatment and do not require
REITs td pay state income tax.
This enables a REIT to pass most
of itsincome on to investors in the
form of dividends. In fact. as of
2001 the' law specifies that in
order to qualify as a REIT. it must
pass at least 90 percent of its tax-
able income on to shareholders in
the form of dividends. ,,
As investments, REITs pay
among the highest dividends.
Between 1995 and 2000. the aver-
age dividend yield on REITs was
7.3 percent (significantly higher
than yields of most stocks paying
dividends. These dividends come
primarily, from the relauvely sta-
ble and predictable stream of con-
tractual rents, paid by the tenants
that occupy REITs properties.
And. unlike interest payments on
bonds, rental rates tend to rise
during periods of inflation. Thus.
the dividends from REIT stocks
are protected to a degree from the
long-term corrosive effects of
inflation and rising prices.
Additionally, it is important to
note that REITs are total return
investments that provide high div-
idends as well as the potential for
moderate, long-term capital
appreciation based upon appreci-
action f. the underlyingg properties.I
According to Ibbotson Associates,
REIT stocks registered a com-


j


pound annual return of 12.4 per-
cent from 1981 to 2000 compared
to 12 percent.. for government
bonds. 13.3 percent for Ibbotson's
Small Stock Index and 15.7- per-
cent for the S&P 500. Past perfor-
mance is no guarantee of future
results.
In addition to their potential
to provide relatively high current
income and moderate .capital
appreciation. REITs represent a
strong source of diversification for
a wide'range of investment portfo-
lios. Research done by lbbotson
and Associates demonstrated a
lowt' correlation of 'REIT returns
with those of other equities as well
as long-term bonds. This makes
the case for inclusion of REITs in
investment portfolios as a hedge
against the volatility and under-
performance of other securities.
Over the long haul. REITs offer
the benefits of diversification by
boosting returns and reducing
risks.
Consider REITS for your
investment portfolio
If you decide to add REITs to
your portfolio, be discriminating.
You should apply, the same careful,
analysis in purchasing a REIT
that you would to any other finan-
cial investment. To determine
which REITs may be- appropriate
for your financial goals. speak
with a qualified finnacial advisor
and remember that past perfor-
mance'Is not indicative of future
results.
Andy WVillknson is a Financial
Advisor with Prudential Securities
in ,the Destn/Pensacola offices
and can be reached.,toll free at 1-
866/715-4793 or email andy_
wilkinson@'prnusec.corn


Library:Needs

'Outgrown' Books
If you find your children have
outgrown the books on their
shelves, the Gulf County Public
Library Literacy Program sin-
cerely recommends donating
them to the Library.
By doing so you enable these
books to captivate the minds of
new readers and encourage their
love of reading. All books collected
are freely given to children
throughout our community.
The 2002 book drive will con-
Sinue thri-otgif nridependtlehce "Dav:
July 4. '


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Teresa Floyd
Teresa Darlene Floyd. 37. of
St. Joe Beach, passed away
Monday. May 27 at her home. She
was a lifelong resident of Atlanta
until moving here five years ago.
She was manager of Express Lane
Food Store at Me,dco Beach and
attended Oak Grove Assembly of
God Church.
She is survived by her hus-
band, Michael Floyd" four chil-
dren, Lisa Floyd. Shelia Floyd.
Johnathan Floyd and Cynthia
Floyd all of St. Joe Beach: her
parents. Lena and Jimmy Carlile:
one brother. Jimmy Carlile: one
sister, Donna Carlile: one nephew..
Daniel: one niece. Ariel: and
grandmother. Bessie Carlile. all of
Atlanta. GA.
Funeral services were held
Friday, May 31 at 3 p.m. at the
Oak Grove 'Assembly of God
Church with the Rev. Dave
Fernandez officiating. Interment
followed in Fairview Memorial
Gardens in Ellenwood. GA. near
Atlanta. on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Mae Hicks
Mrs. Mae Hicks. 95. 1f
HIghland View, passed away
Saturday morning. June 1.. in
Gulf Pines Hospital. Mrs. Hicks

Achievement medal. National
Defense medal.. Good Conduct
medal. Armed. Forces medal.
Southwest Asia medal, Kuwait
Liberation medal (Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia/Government of
Kuwait), NATO medal, Armed
Forces Expeditionary medal. Joint
Mentious Unit award. Valorous
Unit award and Army Superior
Unit award.


was a lifelong resident of Franklin ,
County until moving to Gulf
County 37 years ago. When she
was younger she was a midwife,
delivering several babies. She
loved everyone and was loved by
many. Preceding her in death
were her husband and two sons,
Grover Hick and William Hicks.
Survivors include her chil-
dren, Douglas Hicks and wife
Ezella of Apalachicola. Bobby
Hicks of Port St. Joe. Mary
Whitfield and husband Bill of
Highland View. Magnolia Gray of
Highland View, Odie Watford and
husband James of St. Joe Beach.
James Hicks and wife Oddys of
Apalachicola, and Rita Ann Pelt
and husband Gene of Jones
Homestead: 38 grandchildren.
numerous great-grandchildren
and great-great-grandchildren:
two daughters-in-law. Alice Hicks
of Apalachicola and Gracie Hicks
of Port St. Joe: and a good friend.
Ben Gay of Highland View.
Funeral services were held at
1 1 a.m. ET Monday. June 3 at the
Highland View Baptist Church.
conducted by the Rev. Charles
Scott. Interment followed in the
family plot in Magnolia Cemetery
in Apalachicola.

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Check Out These Top Ten Tips


6. Sunscreen. Bring it. Use it.
On the water, the sun can do dou-
ble the damage because -harmful
rays not only come from above,


they are also reflected from the
water. This is underlined by the
fact that young skin is prone -to
(See Fishing on Page 8B)


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Clint-tan semi-long haired 10 wk.
old pup; Several white lab pups,
about 12 wks. old; Goldie-1 yr.
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tablespoons of gear, and several
cups of patience.
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pups 4-1/2 mo. old; Leroy-4-1/2
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may contact 'the St. Joseph Bay
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2. Bait. Yes, for safety's sake
and because of the yuck factor,
the adult may have to handle the
protein. Use worms or minnows.
These two baits catch 80 percent
of the fish.. ,
3. Food, Never, ever forget the
snacks and drinks. If you do, turn
the car around and go back for
them. Food IS that important.
Better bring some wet wipes to
cleanse face and fingers before
and after snacks.
4. 'Camera. Fishing ,is" all
about making and, preserving
memories. Bring the camera and
an extra roll of film. If your cam-
era has a built-in flash use it with
every shot, even in bright sun-
light. The flash will eliminate
shadows on Vyoung,, excited faces.
5. Life jacket. In a boat,
youngsters are required to wear a
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bank of a pond or stream, they
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on 4 I '2 acres, beautiful landscaping
and a large workshop w-ith kitchen and
bathroom, Ig boat shed with extra stor-
age Master suite has bonus room, which
could be a silling area or computer rooth.
Much to amenities to mention Call Susie
White 227-4046 or 800-451-2349.
S120,000. MLS#91741.


114 Wood Park Dr. 2002 lotal electric
16x80 zone 3 Oakvood mobile home
Split floor plan 3bd 2ba home ;i on 3 J11
acres Home ho several custom up-grades
and all major appliances conve y w,th sale
Call :Patricia .Raap. @ 800.260.1137.
MLS#92686 $85,000


111 E & F 1st St., Mexico Beach. -
Duplex on corner lot One of a kind!
2BR/1BA upstairs with 2 decks for gulf
view. 2BR/1 BA downstairs with gulf view
deck. $249,000.. MLS#90496.


Cape San Bias Westwind 3BR.3BA
home with a gulf vew. This home is being
sold as furnished and is in excellent condi-
lion Boardwalk to Ihe beach and deeded
access to Ihe bay MLS#92581.
$339,500.










171 N. Duck Avenue Howard Creek -
3BR/2BA MLS#90237, $87,500.


1601 Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe This
3BR/1BA home has many upgrades
including new CH/A; metal roof, berber
carpet and ceramic tile. It is in a great
neighborhood, close to the schools.
MLS#92839. S97,900.


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A cule 2BR, 1 BA home with over 1,026
sq h of living area Eat in kitchen sepa'.
rate dining ..rgom. CH.; A hew double
panel windows', and hardwood floors
This is a great neighborhood for a family!
$89,900 MLS#92261. Call Harriet
Landry at 229-1641.


GULF FRONT HOME Cape Sanr Bas.
Beautiful 3 BR/3 BA, furnished home with
Gorgeous views of Gulf and St. Joseph
Bay Over 100 feet of .gulf frontage.
ONLY $525,000. MLS#90525


Mexico Beach 502; Hwy 98 2BR/1BA
'Old Florida' cottage with dedicated gulf
view Lot is 50xi150. This-cottage has plenty
of character and charm. Enjoy the sunset
overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. $350,000
MLS#91023. Call Susie White @227-9600.


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PORT ST. JOE .
Windmark Beach Interior Lot' $299,900.
MLS#92871.
Windmark Beach First Tier Lot $335,60Q.
MLS#92874
Cleared lots starting at, $22,900. City water.dnd
sewer available. Call Carol Bell at 850-227-,'
4252. '
Port St. Joe Lots on Marvin Avenue.$14,000
each. MLS#90463
Commercial lots on Hwy. 71 beside Wewa State
Bank, $70,000. .
NORTH GULF COUNTY ACREAGE
Rural acreage parcels from 25 acres and up.
Price ranges from $75,000-$571,290.
WEWAHITCHKA
HOWARD CREEK Louise Ave. 2 lots, 300ft. road
frontage (.75 acres) close to boat launch. Call
Patricia Raap. MLS # 92599 $35,000
4 lots 400'x150'. Call Susie White. $24,500.
MLS#8144.
MLS#4486, Dogwood Ave., $14,900.
OVERSTREET
Corner of County Road 386 and South Long Rd. -
Overstreet 16 half-acre + lots are now available.
Only 5 miles to the beach Great for year-round
living, get-away, investment. Possible owner
financing. $25,000 each. Ask for Ellen
Overstreet Area- 4.7 acres on Sunshine Road
priced to sell, interior parcel close to intracoastal.
MLS#9581. $60,000. Patricia Raap
Buddy Floore Rd. Water access 12.79 acres,
MLS #91916, $69,905, call Patricia Raap at
648.5683.
Interior, MLS#8036, Quarter Horse Lane,
$15,000, Brenda Miller.


Buddy Floore Rd. Wooded Parcel -,8.14 acres,
MLS #91915, $36,630, call Patricia Raap at 648-
5683 '.
Intracoastal Waterway, MLS#9261, Overstreet,"
Roberts Landing Rd., 35.9 acres, $179,000,
Patricia Raap. I
Interior, MLS#6624, Wewahitchka, Wetappo
Drive, $11,800, Patricia Raap.
Interior, MLS#6157, 6154, 6156, 6060, 6155,;
Lot 5, 2, 4, 1, 3, Long Street, $12;900 each.
CAPE SAN BIAS
Cape .San'Bias Beautiful gulf front parcel that
could be used for.an estate home site or could be
divided for on investment opportunity.
MLS#91893. $775,000.
Marnie Island Reserve Marnie's Island offering 8
private and secluded lots on upland island on the
St. Joseph Bay. Private community with 2 way
bridge and security gate. Beautiful Western facing
views in a secluded pristine area. MLS#90969.
Starting at $199.900. Call Kim Harrison 850-
227-3745.
Gulf View, MLS# 92186, Seahorse Lane
$134,900
Gulf View, MLS# 92187, Seahorse Lane
$119,900
Gulf View, MLS# 92189, Sea Dunes Dr.
$129,900
Gulf & Bay View, MLS# 92188, Sea Dunes Dr.
$119,900
Bay Front 490' an 5+ acres with Cabin & dock,
Subdivision possible,
MLS # 90164 $1,150,000 with owner financing.
Cape San Blas-Bayfront lot MLS#90743
$109,500.
Cape San Bias gulf view lot at South Beach -
MLS#91560 $189,900.


"1st Tier Bay View Lot $73,500, MLS #6456,
Contact Diane Peevy.
TBA-V4MNDER, CoNTRWR .
Treasure Bay Lot 7, CSB Road $49,900.
MLS#91009
Cape San Bias 100'x427' bay lot. $169,900.
Call Carol Bell
Cope San Bas 100'x427' bay lot. Call Susie
White $169,900.
Bay View lots On C-30 with great view of bay.
$45,000 each. Contact Diane Peevy
Cape San Bias $29,500 MLS#2596
Secluded Dunes, Lot 5, The Bluffs.' $159,900 -
MLS#9255 '
100 Secluded Dunes Dr. $249,900 MLS#5330
Interior Lot, MLS#5327, Cape San Bias Rd.,
$89,900.
Interior, MLS#6528, Secluded Dunes Drive,
$154,900.
Interior Lot, MLS#6956, Cope San Bias Rd.,
$200,000 Susie White.'
TBA Westwind Dr. $119,900 MLS#9621
C-30, Gulf View lot. MLS#90407 $249,500
Interior Lot, MLS#5332, Secluded Dunes Drive,
$134,900.
INDIAN LAGOON
MLS#2599, Hwy C-30, $69,900.
BEACHES
Lot 13, Block A; Port. St. Joe Beach Unit 3, Sea
Shores 80x140 approx. $55,000.
St. Joe Beach-180' on Hwy 98x440' on'Court
and 370'x125' on Americus. Great opportunity
for commercial or/and residential. $975,000.
MLS#9331 Call Ellen Allemore.


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St. Joe Commercial President
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St. Joe Commercial, the com-
Smercial development arm of the
St. Joe Company, forecasts signif-
icant retail development in Florida


sees increased retail development
throughout the state that will get
under way this year and next.
'The apparel industry is hurting
ahd apparel retailers are feeling
the brunt of that, but other retail
development sectors are poised to
come back strong and. many of
them' have already started that
cycle," Herring said.
Wal-mart Stores and Target
are among the most active in the
state, Herring said. Grocery and
drug stores, which prefer smaller
anchored centers, continue to be
active. Herring said development
of lifestyle centers has declined
somewhat due to apparel industry
woes. "Florida is effected more by
population growth than the,
national economic cycle," said
Herring. "People are still moving
into the state and all the economic
projections show that will con-
tinue for the foreseeable future,"
he said. "The quality of life here is
good, people can afford to buy
homes and this is a desirable
growth state."
Herring said community
developers should be wary of the
current trend to develop town
centers. "There is a lot more to a
town center than. a grocery store
and a few shops," said Herring. "A


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: Receni-, remodeled For he ds' home 3- ,ears old on 2 ocre, on Dead Lakes! 200 water
I 5 B,. ..i'r, 2 dec ks o.erlookimg Gul ..- "-'" .- frontage .;lh kc-, dock 2 garages. lo many extras to lisl.
Z 5 B. ..lh 2 deck .rlookngCALL TODAY FOR VIEWING. S289,000.00.
O. 6241 AMERICAS AVE. ST. JOE BEACH -3 BR 2 BA home. iust
blocks to the beach, remodeled, large yard garage storage '" ..I si' .
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HIGHLAND VIEW '3 BR A v 125 FORREST STREET OVERSTREET 2 .'2 B .ngle wide
... Ne a a,:. privacy lence and t mobile home, appro I ao:re :hed and ih pond $59,900.00.
0 BE SEEN. S64,500.00. 3RD & WOODWARD AVE. PORT ST. JOE Older 3 BR 2 EB'.
.. l... home zoned commercial Needs renovation but has all ne' p ly' .
wood flooring Orn corner ust 3 blocks from Hw~ 98 : "
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good town center is a design con-
cept that focuses on pedestrian
traffic-people at eye level. A gro-
cery store with no parking is not
-pedestrian scale, and most retail-
ers are aware of that."
St. Joe Commercial is the
asset management and develop-
ment division of the St. Joe
Company. The company oversees
St. Joe's million-square-foot port-
folio of commercial real estate
properties throughout Florida,
and in Atlanta and Washington,
D.C. In addition, St. Joe
Commercial has developed over
3.5 million square feet of commer-
cial and industrial space since its
inception in 1998, and currently
has more than 1/2 million square
feet: of space under development
throughout Florida, More infor-
mation about St. Joe is available
attwww.JOE.com.
'. The St. Joe Company, a pub-
licly held company based in-
Jacksonville, is Florida's largest
real estate operating company. It
is engaged in community, com-
mercial, industrial, hospitality,,
leisure and resort development,
along, with residential and com-
mercial real estate services. The
company also has significant
interest in timber.


,Bay St. Joe Care and Rehab
Center celebrated its 19th-
anniversary during National
Nursing Home Week May 13-18.
Each day the center residents and
staff participated in a planned
event that was full .of fun, food
and fellowship.
On Monday, Dietary Manager
Joe Thomas and his department
. hosted a very tasty continental
breakfast on the front porch.
Tuesday was the second annual
Ms. Bay St. Joe contest with a
bevy of beauties competing for the
* much-coveted title.. Staff.and fam-
ily members sponsored individual
contestants. Winner of the event
was Ms. Annie Dawson, who was
crowned by Andrea Kennmgton.
Andrea graciously donated the
sparkling crown. Minniie Ola
Crain, retiring queen, wished Ms.
Annie "as good a year as she has
had'". Special thanks go to the
very handsome ROTC cadets who
were the ladies' escorts: to judges
Donna Burch of Port St. Joe Adult
School, Marie Todd of Portside
Trading Co., Eunice. Gunter and
,Marion Simmons of Senior
Citizens; decorating and flowers
from Heart's Desire; photos by
Tammi* Butler; Millie Berry for
hair and makeup; Iris in Dietary
who made up a most impressive
table of treats and punch; and Jo
Gols.on in marketing and; admis-
sions who arranged for the
emcees from "Let's Talk" Channel
44, Boyd Pickett and'Terri Palmer,
who added'so much' to the special
event.
: ,..The program aied for a week
and everyone had a great time
watching it. All the contestants
and their sponsors will be treated
to lunch out. Overall sponsors for
this event were social services,
Ruth Buchanan, and the activities
department: Sherrie Bowen,
Barbara Strickland and' Verhie
Martin.
Wednesday was Fit For Life,
hosted by Therapy, Restorative
Nursing and Mainteriance.
Wheelchair relays and,. body
mechanic exercises were a hoot!
Thursday was Bingo Mania
hosted by Housekeeping and
Laundry. Itwas the most fun with
prizes for almost everyone, includ-
ing. bingo t-shirts.
Friday's Talent Showcase
brought about the most whoops
and hollerin'. There were serious
singers. fun singers, piano play-
ers, guitar pickin' by the most tal-
ented George Gainnie. Sr., and a
skit of Broadway talent by none


Annie Dawson
Ms. Bay St. Joe


Charlie Wadley
other than Mandell Reynolds and
side-kick Joe Thomas-unbeliev-
able!
'Thank you also to Charliel
Wadley. Lisa Sasser, Carol Jean,
"Burrows, Randy Haddock, Vernie'
Martin, Annette Woullard,. Brenda
Fisher, and Jennifer Sheffield for
her talent as singer and hostess to
the event.,
,Last but ftot least was Family
Appreciation Day at Frank Pate
Park on Saturday. It was a short
afternoon with the rain, but every-
one in attendance was thankful
for such a wonder ful day and was
blessed in some way.

Tyndall Youth
Center Summers
Programs
7 The Tyndall Youth Center is'
offering soccer.; and volleyball
camps for children ages three to
18 this summer. There are pro-
grams for beginners to advanced
players, ahd' the costs vary. Call
the Youth Center, '283-4366 to.
enroll or for more details.


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Looking for a summertime
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The answer is a simple one-
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You can take a pan of brown-
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To make it even better, you.
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.1 (22.5 bz.) pkg. chewy fudge ,
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1/3 c. water
2 eggs .
1 (10 to 12 oz.) pkg. Almond toffee
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almonds. Bake at 3500F. 30 to 35
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Sea Turtle Alert!
by Barbara Eells!
The sea turtles are off-shore
now and soon mature females will
come ashore once, maybe, twice
and, sometimes three times this
season to bury their clutch of eggs
in a -nest cavity on our sandy
beaches.
The turtle nesting season
begins May 1 and ends the 31st of
October, although a leatherback
may nest as early; as March and a
green .as early as April. The log-
gerhead is the most common in
our area with some greens mostly


on St. Joseph's Peninsula. The
sea turtle will generally come back
to the area where she emerged as
a hatchling some 20-25 years ago.
She will come ashore, dig her nest
hole and deposit some 100+ eggs,
cover them and return to the Gulf
waters.
This season, as they have for
the past twelve years,the Gulf and
East Bay Sea Turtle Patrol, Inc.,
will survey the beaches looking for
"crawls" of mother sea turtles. The,
volunteers cover the area from
Indian Pass to Cape San Bias
East and from Palm Point to the
Tyndall boundary. They will deter-
mine if there is a nest or a false,
crawl, set the nest with self-
releasing wire and stake it, wrap-
ping yellow or red ribbon around
the nest and carding it. The card
will give viewers the law regarding
nesting turtles and hatchlings.
As the nest of eggs
approaches hatchtime, it will be
very important> for the public to
keep lights off near nests and con:-'
sider changing to turtle-friendly
lighting. This one thing is the
cause of deaths toour hatchlings.
Once the hatchlings emerge
from, the nest, they orient them-
selves with the magnetic force
field of Earth and then head to the
vast horizon that is filled with
stars and .moonlight-toward their
natural en\vronment. the water.
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crabs, fish and their worst, the
shark!
If you are lucky enough to
observe a turtle coming onshore
to lay her eggs please watch from
a distance; be very quiet; and
don't use any lighting-flash-
lights, camera flashes, car lights,
etc.-or touch or disturb her or
the nest.
If you hook a turtle while fish-
ing, if the hook is in the beak, cut
the tip off and pull it out or
through. Watch those jaws! They
can crush as they do that to their
food.
Don't leave line dangling from
the turtle as it cai wrap around
the flippers or neck. Use hooks
other than stainless steel-these
do not dissolve. If the hook is
embedded and can't be extracted.
then call a turtle volunteer or
Florida Marine Patrol
If,.you hook one while, surf
fishing, and it is released by you,
'please call Barbara Eells. sea tur-
tle permit holder, to share the
-information: date, circumstances,-
description, etc.
If you come across dead or
-injured/sick turtles, please con-
tact a-sea turtle volunteer. FMP,
or any law enforcement agency.
There-is help for turtles that are
injured or ill. More than likely, the
turtle will float and not dive. or
you may see injuries such as pro-
pellet cuts or fishing line.


Fishing-From Pg. 6B
sunburn.
7. Insect repellent. This is
almost as important as the sun-
screen, and always a good thing to
have" on hand. Biting bugs can
veto .any fishing trip. Fight back.
8. Location. Fish close to
home. That's the rule of thumb
dictated by the generation whose
favorite phrases include, "Are we
there yet?" and "When are we
going home?"
9. Timing. As they say, timing
is everything. Let the young angler
decide when enough is enough. If
anything. it s better to quit before
alarm bells ring. That keeps
desire in the bank for the next
fishing trip. Time your fishing for
the most comfortable time of the
day. usually morning.,
10. Patience. Three or more
level cups of this vital ingredient
are critical to a successful fishing
trip and the creation of a new fish-
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publish May 30. June 6.13.20c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, CIVIL DIVISION
CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES. INC.. Plaintiff.
vs. CASE' NO. 02-75-CA
TIMOTHY WILLIAMS: MELODY KEITH A\K\A
MELODY D. WILLIAMS'A\K\A MELODY D. KEITH:
JOHN DOE KEITH. TlH UNKNOWN HUSBANp OF
MELODY KEITH A\KIA MELODY D. WILLIAMS
A\K\A MELODY D. KEITH: IF LIVING. INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTSS.
IF REMARRIED. AND IF DECEASED. THE RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES. GRANTEES,'
ASSIGNEES. CREDITORS. LIENORS. AND
TRUSTEES. AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANTSS; JOHN DOE. UNKNOWN TENANT:
JANE DOE, UNKNOWN TENANT, Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice Is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final
Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered In the
above-styled cause, In the Circuit Court of Gulf
County. Florida. I will sell the property situate In Gulf
County, Florida. described as:
LOTS 26, 27, AND 28 OF BLOCK "B" OF
WILLIAMSBURG SUBDIVISION, A SUBDI-
VISION OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4
OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH.
RANGE 10 WEST, AS PER OFFICIAL PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK
1, PAGE 3.
A\K\A 222 WILLIAMBURG ROAD,
WEWAHITCHKA, FLORIDA 32465.
at public sale, to the.highest and best bidder, for
cash, at the, front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse. Cecil G. Costln. Sr. Boulevard. Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456. at 11:00 AM.. EST on the 14th
day. ofJurie. 2002.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By:'/s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY:
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
8901 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa FL 33604-1041.
Attorneys for plaintiff
Publish May 30 and June 6. 2002

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO.0102-29
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will
receive bids from any person. company ,:.r i: '.-, :,r
tlon Interested In providing the following ,,o..a :.
v i c e : "
S. I(One) MRL PIC
(Personal Intensive Care) Monitdr Defibrillator
Bid, price to include delivery, and the delivery date
must be specified. Liquidated damages of $25.00 per
*day will be assessed for each day goods remain unde-
livered. -
,Specifications may be obtained from the Clerk's
Office. Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Cecil G. Costin.
St.: Blvd.. Room 148. Port St. Joe. FL 32456 (850)
229-6113. and questions should be directed to Gulf
County E.M.S. -Drector Shape McGuffin at (850)229-
8002.
Please Indicate on the envelope YOUR COMPANY
NAME, that this is a SEALED BID and Include the,
BID NUMBER. .
Bis will be received until Friday, June 7,2002 at
5:D0 p.m., E.T., at the Office pf the Clerk of
SCircuit Court, 1000 Cecn G. Costin, ,Sr. Blvd.,
Room 148, Port St Joe, FL 32456, and the bids
will be opened: at this location .on Monday, June
10. 2002 at 10:00 a.m., E.T. The public is invited
to'attend. -
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
*:. 'm':., L M.l-.Lemore. Chairman
-,r _-'r _. ',:,u ,;i--: Birmingham. Clerk
P.jLi.: .... .ir,: ri,, 30 &;June6. 2002.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The-Port St. Joe Port Authority Invites the submittal
,j-: r .' i .-, .:.,: r....,,, l; : I .,hi..O-.dng firm s
i [ : .1 iI. 1 : '. :zi il.... .. ] sh to pro-
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preparation of plans and technical specifications.
preparation of construction cost estimates and
schedules.
construction management and construction
inspection. .
and. the l -,,- r'... ...: i : :. : i key per-
S..: .: l r.: .:-,-. .. by 4:00 p.m.. EDT. on
j ,ri:_ -,:,: .. ,:, .: 745. PofrtSt. Joe. FL
'4, .:.r Ir .1 Fr 1.. Port St. Joe. FL 32456.
Hf,:.l.-:.-.l_-" r ._ ,.:.-.,:l as follows: "ENGINEER-
ING PROPOSAL".
Publish May 30,and June 6,2002

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County
Board of County Commissioners will hold a public
hearing to consider adoption of an Ordinance with
the following title:
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CERTAIN PORTIONS
SOF ORDINANCE 'i,'. i i ViD. Ti' .4MEND CER-
TAIN PORTIONS -F rHF-1J rj._- rj. -, 200.1 -.16
CONCERNING IiAE C'l- ,:,':Jli-r TOURIST
DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL PLAN. PROVIDING FOR
EXCLUSIVE USE OF TOURIST DEVELOPMENT
COUNCIL TAX REVENUES PUR-STiT-irr TO _UCH
AMENDED SPENDING PLAN. i'-H. ,',ir., f.:,r
AMENDMENT OF THE SPENDING" PLAN, PROVID-
ING FOR SEVERABILiTY AND PROVIDING FOR AN
EFFECTIVE DATE.
*Complete Ordinance on file In the Clerk's Office*
The public! hearing will be held during the Gulf
County Board of County Commissioner's Regular'
Meeting on Tuesday. June 11. 2002 at 6:00 p.m. est.
In the County Con1,i' ,-' ,. .....- .... ii..,; I:.-.. i". ,i.,_I
R ob ert M 'M oore l.: iCi',.c i l. l I... ll.l..ih ,'.
County Courthouse' .. :.***. :' F .-I r r..- i.:1 1.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GULF
COUNTY. FLORIDA .
BY: CARMEN L. McLEMORE. CHAIRMAN
Publication Dates: May 30 and June 6. 2002

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO.0102-30


c. l e .I H- I ..," 1HI. 11. HI.. 1",C '
vice: .


Building Permit Software (Must be compatible
with SBCCI Building Permit Software)
Questions should be directed to Building Official
Michael L. Hammond at (850) 229-8944.
Please specify delivery date. after notification of bid
award.
Please Indicate on the envelope YOUR COMPANY
NAME, that this is a SEALED BID and include the
BID NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Monday. June 10, 2002 at
5:00 p.m.. E.T.. at the Office of the Clerk of Circuit
Court. 1000 Cecil G. Costln. Sr. Blvd.. Room 148.
Port St. Joe. FL 32456. and the bids will be opened at
this location on Tuesday..June 11. 2002 at 10:00
a.m.. E.T. The public Is Invited to attend.
'The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GULF
COUNTY. FLORIDA
By: /s/ Carmen L. McLemore. Chairman
Attest: /s/Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
Publication Dates: May 30 & June 6. 2002

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 01-332
CITIFINANCIAL SERVICES. INC. d/b/a CITIFINAN-
CIAL EQUITY SERVICES. INC. f/k/a COMMERCIAL
CREDIT CONSUMER SERVICES. INC..
Plaintiff
vs.
SAMUEL E. PETERSON. JR. a/k/a SAMUAL E.
PETERSON, JR. and. ELEANOR M. PETERSON, HIS
WIFE: JOHN DOE OR ANY OTHER PERSON IN POS-
SESSION; : and all unknown parties claiming by,
through under or against the named, defendants.
whether living or not. and whether said unknown
parties claims as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees,
. lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity,
claiming by, through under-or against the named
defendants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 21, 2002 entered
in Civil .Case No.01-332 of the Circuit Court of the
14th Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida.
wherein CITIFINANCIAL SERVICES. INC. d/b/a CITI-
SFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES. INC. f/k/a, COM-
MERCIAL CREDIT CONSUMER SERVICES. INC. Is
Plaintiff and SAMUEL E. PETERSON. JR. a/k/a
SAMUAL E. PETERSON. JR. and ELEANOR M.
PETERSON :HIS WIFE: JOHN DOE ,OR ANY OTHER
PERSON IN POSSESSION and all unknown parties
claiming by.. through under or against the named
defendants. whether living or not, and whether said
unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees, 'grantees;
assignees, lienors. creditors. trustees, or In any other
capacity, claiming by. through under or against the
named defendants are Defendant(s).
I will sell to the highest bidder for cash.at the front
door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Costin
Boulevard. Port St. Joe. Gulf County. Florida at
11:00 o'clock a.m. EST on the 2Lst dayof June. 2002
the following described property as set forth in said
Final Judgment. to wit:,
ALL THAT CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND
LYING AND BEING IN WEWAHITCHKA, GULF COUN-
TY, FLORIDA AND BEING' MORE SPECIFICALLY
DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO
AND INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE..
EXHIBIT "A"
Comnnence, at the Southwest Corner of the Northeast
Quarter of the Northwest. Quarter of Section 10.
Township 4 South,' Range 10 West Gulf County,
Florida. and thence go North 00 degrees "P d.er.iuter
16 seconds East along the-West line-ofti. e Iu.-ti.h-, :.
Quarter of the Northwest Quarter for a distance of
220.00 feet for the Point of Beginning. From said
Point of Beginning continue North 00' degrees 26
. minutes 16 seconds East along the West line of the
Northeast quarter of the Northwest Quarter for a dis-
tance of 393.72 feet; thence go South 89 degrees 38
minutes 23 e"ondlsl East for a distance of 395.28 feet
t.: i... ..r.r 'n1, ,- .:riH, n,.ii of way.1line of Michael
Street (having a' 66foot'wide right of way); thence go
South 00 degrees 30 minutes 54 seconds West along
the westerly right of way line of Michael Street for a
Distance of 205.73'feet: thence go North 89 degrees
38 minutes 19 seconds West for a distance of 110.00
feet: -.-..': .) south QO degrees 30 minutes 54 sec-
onds .::r i.-. a distance of 188.00 feet thence go
SNortl. 89 degrees 38 minutes 19 seconds west for a
distance of 284.74 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said
parcel of land having an area of 3:10 acres, more oi-
less. .
LES A ID r-t-C i ;
.-.Begln.;.at t'.. _. u .iH .:.,.,r ,- .,: H i -in '. H
Quarter of t ,.., :.u '- ,.. .: .. H.. ,
.Township 4 South. Rang .. 'ull ':
Florida, and run North 00"26' 17" along the West line
of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, of
said-Section 10 from 220.00 feet; thence South
89'38'19" East for 359.19 feet to the West right of
way line of Michael Street for the point of Beginning.
Thence run, North 0026'17" East for 188 feet; thence
North 8938'19" West for 110 feet; thence South
00'30'54" West for 188 feet; thence South 8939'19"
East to the Point of Beginning.
ALL THAT CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND
LYING AND 'BEING IN WEWAHITCHKA. GULF
COUNTY. FL'E'-J'i .' *r- BEING MORE SPECIFICAL-
L. H L'L' -'.j'LLL' .. *hlirT 1 iTACHED HERE-
7'. -i-, II:'-,' F' 'F. ,CILL' 1EF.Ll BiHREFERENCE.
.LT- TO irt'CI.IFl 1' Iq4 CONNER DOUBLEWIDE
r I.:EILC -Hi:tiE 16 1.-:..C ID NUMBERS ARE
THIGA2454946792A AND THIGA2454946792B;
DATED this 21st day of May. 2002.
(Court Seal)
DOUGLAS BIRMINGHAM
Clerk of Circuit'Court
by: /s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
Attorney. for Plaintiff:
Daniel S. 'f ]..,.'l E_.: ".
Mandel. ,%e.,r,:,,-wi .Bodie, P.A.'
2101 Corporate Blvd.. Suite 300
Boca Raton. FL 33431
(561) 989-0300
Published'In The Star on June 6 and 13. 2002,

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR WATER USE PERMIT
Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373,
Florida Statutes, the following applications) for water-
use permlit(s) has (havel been received by, the
Northwest Florida Water'Management District:
Application number I 06152 filed 05/16/2002, Lisa
T D.-i, .J. .' Indian Pass Campground. 2817
: .. H : _* :.. .J, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Requesting
a maximum, withdrawal of 26.000 gallons per day'
from the Floridan Aquifer system for Public Supply
use by an existing facility,
General withdrawal locations) In Gulf County: TO9s.
RIOW. Sec. 22 \
Interested persons may object to or comment upon
the applications or submit a written request for a
copy of the staff reports) containing proposed agency
action regarding the applications) by writing to the
Division of Resource Regulation of ie Jh..-rl. :'l
Florida Water Management District. Hi].:Hi-.]i :.r T.'.I
Peterson. 152 'Water Management Drive. Havana.


Floridla 32333-9700. but such comments or requests
must be received by 5 o'clock p.m. on June 19. 2002.
No further public notice will be provided regarding
this (these). applicationss, Publication of this notice
constitutes constructive notice of this permit applica-
tion to all substantially affected persons. A copy of
the staff reports() must be requested In order to
remain advised of further proceedings and any pub-
lic hearing date. Substantially affected persons are
entitled to request an administrative hearing regard-
Ing the proposed agency action by submitting a writ-
ten request according to the provisions of 40A-1.521,
Florida Administrative Code. Notices of Proposed
Agency Action will be mailed only to persons who
have filed such requests.,
Publish June 6. 2002

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO: 01-555-CA
JUDGE: Glen L. Hess
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF A 1996 DODGE
INTREPID, VIN: 1B3HD46FITF156688
/
NOTICE OF COMPLAINT
TO: ANY AND ALL PERSONS WHO CLAIM AN INTER-
EST IN THE FOLLOWING PERSONAL PROPERTY:
A 1996 DODGE INTREPID
VIN: 1B3HD46F1TF156688
NOTICE Is given pursuant to Sections 932.703 and
932.704. Florida Statutes (2001) that the DEPART-
MENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHI-
CLES (Department), acting through its division, the
Florida Highway Patrol. seized the above-described
personal property on December 3. 2001. in Gulf
County. Florida, and is holding the personal prOper-
ty pending the outcome of forfeiture proceedings. All
'persons or entitles who have a legal Interest in the
subject property may request a hearing concerning
thile seized property by contacting the undersigned.
An amended complaint has been filed In the Circuit
Court of the FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, in
and for'Gulf County., Florida. On .January 3. 2002.
the trial court entered an order finding probable
cause. If no claimants appear within 20 days. the
Department will be seeking a (Inal order of forfeiture.
Dated: June 3, 2002
Robert A. Butterworth
Attorney General
Charles. A Finked
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
The Capitol,' Suite PL-01'
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1050
Tel: (850) 414-3300
Publish June 6 and 13. 2002

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Wewahitchka Board of Commissioners
will hold a PUBLIC HEARING AND FINAL READING
OF. ORDINANCE on Monday. June 24, 2002 at 6:45
PM, CT. to consider adoption of an Ordinance with
the following title: ..
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY'OF WEWAHITCHKA.
FLORIDA. REGULATING USED MOBILE HOMES
BEING SETUP WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF,
WEWAHITCHKA AND REQUIRING AN INSPECTION
BY THE CITY PRIOR TO SITE APPROVAL AND
ESTABLISHING A FEE FOR INSPECTION AND
PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THIS ORDI-
NANCE: PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY: PROVID-
ING FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF: PROVIDING. THAT
THE ORDINANCE SHALL APPLY WITHIN THE CITY
LIMITS OF WEWAHITCHKA; AND PROVIDING FOR
AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The Ordinance in Its entirety may be inspected at the
Office of the City Clerk during regular business
hours, 7:00 AM 4:00 PM. CT, Mon. Fri. All inter-
ested parties may appear atthe meeting to_,be heard,
with respect to this proposed Ordinance. .
Jerri Linton
City Clerk
Publish June 6 and 13. 2002

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
141" JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 02-67 CA-
'ASSOCIATES FINANCIAL SERVICES OF AMERICA.
INC.,
Plaintiff,.
vs.


RICK A. HELMBERGER & __ HELM-
BERGER, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICK A. HELM-
BERGER, IF ANY; JOHN DOE OR iANY OTHER
PERSON IN POSSESSION; and all unknown parties
' iHii.,,i,, L. through .under or against the named
*l.:H.'.H:i.: whether living or niot. and whetlier said
unknown parties claims as heirs., devisees, grantees.
: lienors. creditors, trustees. o i .. _- :
:-.: claiming, by, through under .'' -.iH .
.*i 1 '. pendants.
Defendants

AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgement of Foreclosure dated April 23. 2002
entered In Civil Case, No. 02-67 CA of the Circuit
Court of the 14".Judiclal Circuit In and for Gulf
County. Florida, wherein ASSOCIATES FINANCIAL
SERVICES'OF AMERICA. INC. Is Plaintiff and RICK
A. HELMBERGER & HELMBERGER:
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICK A. HELMBERGER, IF
ANY: JOHN DOE OR ANY OTHER PERSON IN POS-
SESSION and all. unknown parties claiming by,
ri,-,:-.., .1 ur..:,:r .,' ih.:- [he named defendants,.
tlH,-r H iH ..,o '. :' ,.: a'lhether said unknown
f l iii I i-:es. grantees; assignees.
I'.' :r. *dr,:-" u.. i 1: .:.r In any other capacity.
claiming by, through under or against the named
defendants are Defendant(s).
I will sell to, the highest bidder for cash. at the front
door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Costin
Boulevard. Port St. Joe. Gulf County. Florida at 11:00
o'clock a.m. EST on the 21st day of June. 2002 the
following described property as set forth In said Final
Judgemnent, to wit: '
See Attached Exhibit "A"
Street address: 7302 Max Fleming. Road.
Wewahitehka, FL 32465.
And mobile homes Identified as;
1997 VEGA Mobile Home ID# FS61V3FB4025GA *
DATED this 3 day of June, 2002
[ i,:,, -.L Bi F-..II r,-H.,f I
Clerk of Circuit Court
(Court Seal) BY: /s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
Attorney for Plaintiff:
Daniel S. Mandel, Esq.
Mandel, Welsinan & Brodie. P.A.
2101 Corporate Blvd., Suite 300
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561)989-0300
EXHIBIT A
LOT 2,.BLOCK G, HOWARD CREEK UNIT 4, COM-
MENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SEC-
TION 8, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH. RANGE 8 WEST,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE SOUTH
0'07'25" WEST FOR 25.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH
89"51'35" EAST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH
LINE OF SAID SECTION 8 FOR 1949.42 FEET;
THENCE SOUTH 0O08'25" -WEST FOR, 749.00
FEET; THENCE NORTH 89'1'35" WEST ,PARAL-
LEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 8


Safety Administration

Grant Benefits Child

Passengers

A grant' of $361,988 from the
U.S. Department of Transporta-
tion's National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration will help
implement child passenger pro-
tection programs in Florida. These
programs are designed to prevent
deaths and injuries to children,
educate the public concerning the
proper installation of child
restraints, and train child-pas-
senger-safety personnel on proper
child restraint use.
,Approximately 20 to 25 per-
cent of children ages one through.
15 years old ride' unrestrained,
placing them at more than twice
the risk of death and injury as
those restrained. Motor vehicle,
crashes ;remain the leading cause
of unintentional injury-related
deaths among children for every
age from four to ,14 years.
,; Child safety seats, when used
properly, are the most effective
safety, devices in cars. They
reduce. the risk of' fatal injury by
71 percent for infants and 54 per-
cent for toddlers' in passenger
cars. ,
About 80 percent of children
who are placed in child safety
seats are improperly restrained,
and adult safety belts do not ade-
quately protect children ages four
to eight from injury in a crash.
Through grants, like this, the state
will help parents do a better job of.
transporting their children safely.
Wilh this grant Florida may
fund activities such as child
safety seat checkpoints at safety
events and during enforcement
efforts; permanent fitting.. sta-
tions; loaner programs;. education
and information outreach to
rural, low-income and minority
commilunities; education and
training activities targeted to
Native American tribes and chil-
dren with special needs; ,educa-
tional outreach to elementary and
secondary_ schools; promotion of
child passenger training; and
trainingg and 'education for judges
to promote enforcement.



Mexico Beach Seeks

First Responders

Attention to all citizens: The
MTexic' Beach Department. of
Public Safety is looking for anyone
interested in becoming part of our
,.Lnewly formed First Responder
Lriil.. This unit is separ-til Iron.i'
bo th'police and fire units.'
We are in need of 10 volun-
teers. Any medical experience you
have would be a plus for our
team, however training will be,
provided..,
SPleaSe' call the Mexico Beach
Police Department at 648-4790
for more details.. Thank you for
u pp]or tin our city. -Guy B.
all1, Chief, MBDPS


FOR 500.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH Ob 08'25"
WEST FOR 278.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING. THENCE NORTH 89.51'35" WEST
FOR 100.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 008'25"
WEST FOR 218 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89"51'35"
EAST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID
SECTION 8 FOR 100.d0 FEET; THENCE NORTH
0008'25" EAST FOR 218.00 FEET TO THE POIN1
OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING .50 ACRES, MORE
OR LESS
1977 VEGA Mobile, Hone ID# FS61V3FB4025GA .
] Published'in The $Star on June 6 and 13, 2002


Port St. Joe- Middle School winners of the Youth Essay contest
with Commander Rick Armstrong are, left to right, Amy Brockman,
Shayla Nickson and Angelica Driesbach.



VFW Youth Essay Winners


On Tuesday, May 21, the
Youth Essay Awards were pre-
sented to three winners at the
Port St. Joe Middle School. Local
winners 'are Amy Brockman, 1st
place, Angelica Driesbach, 2nd:
place and Shayla Nickson, 3rd'
place.
Amy went on to win 2nd place
in District #17, losing to Klayton
Coleman, an 8th grade student
from Vernon Middle School.
Klayton went on to, win first at"


the state level for which he
received $1,000 and a paid trip' to
Washington, DC. At the national
level Klayton came in 2nd place
v.innriin-i $7.000 He lives in Ebro
and was sponsored by VFW Post
# 10085 in Vernon.
Congratulations go out to all
the winners and thanks to all the
students who participated by
writing an essay on "Is Freedom
Really Free".


AN.' M= m san aIM1 "WWA" WNW -b -,A I =ONES =
Shown with Klayton Coleman (center) are Craig Chaffee, District
17 Youth Essay Chairman (left) and Robert M. Sprute (right), a VFW
State Representative and Director of the Veterans Retirement Home
at Ft. McCoy. Klayton was sponsored by the Vernon VFW Post
#10085. Klayton received paid trips to Orlando and Washington. DC
for himself aid hi's'pareiits ofi top of liii'pOize money.


Tyndall Transition

Assistance Workshop

A three-day transition assis-
tance workshop will be ,held for,
anyone leaving the military in the
next twelve months.
The workshop topics 'will
include analyzing skills; "setting
personal goals; starting the job
search, resume writing, interview
skills, veteran's benefits, and
much more.
Spouses, DoD. civilians,
retirees and other dependents are
all, welcome to attend.'Call the
Family Support Center, 283-,
4204, for reservations' or more
information. ,


Tyndall

Running Club

'The Tyndall Air Force Base
Running Club is open to all DoD.,
identification card holders. The
,club is currently, seeking, people
wanting to be part of Team
Tyridill1 il the Air Force Marathon
at WrilghL -Patterson Air Force
Base in Ohio.
Runners .can participate in
the whole marathon, or in four-
person relay teams. Interested
"parties should contact',st Lt. Bill
McTernan at 283-4428.
Applications for. the Air Force
1 Marathon are due by June 15.


-~~~ Leis*- =6-2.


513 WEST CENTRAL AVE. (Hwy. 20 W. 1 BIk. West of Burger King)

JAMES GROVER 850674-3307 1-800-419-1,801
II I~llI im


F ~ YIE~mDD rJ~YAF9h~ 1.1.'
BECAUSE PR~~ICE MATTEm~RS1


ANNUAL DISTRICT 1 SPRING CLEAN-UP


The Annual District 1 Spring Clean-Up will begin, Monday, June 17,

2002. All items must be placed on the right-of-way Friday, June 14,

2002. The clean-up will begin in Howard Creek, Dalkeith (induding

landings), Honeyville, Five-Acre Farm, Red Bull Island,' Land's

Landing, Lake Grove and Dam area to the county line. This is a one

time pick-up---- NO EXCEPTIONS!!!


All items must be separated (i.e. white goods, wood products, yard

debris, etc.)


PLEASE, NO HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE


If you have any questions, please contact the Gulf County Commission

Office at (850) 229-6106 / (850) 639-4022 or the Gulf County Road

Department (850) 639-2238.


Commissioner Carmen L. McLemore

D district I Publish June 6 & f'3tf, 2002.











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$2.00 for each additional week, plus
for each additional word per week
Call 227 1278 to place yours.
DEADLINE:
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AUCTION every Fri. 7 p.m. ET in
ANTIQUE MALL at Old Port Theatre.
Consignments Welcome!
We Buy Estatesl
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314 Reid Avenue, PSJ, 229-9282
AB1239, AU1737, AU1743
10% Buyer's Prem.
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1999 Chevy Malibu. 4 door, AT, AC,
49,000 one-owner miles. New
Condition. Must See! $6250. 960-4464.
ltc6/6

For Sale, 1990 Chevrolet 1 ton, 4 wheel
drive, 454, in good shape, reduced
$7,995. Call Bill at 229-6330: ltc6/6
1996 Chevy Blazer LS 2 door. AT, AC,
V6. Loaded! One owner. New Condition.
Must See. $6950. 960-4464. ltc6/6
1998 Mitsubishi 3,000 GT. Very good
condition, 1 owner, asking 11,000. Call
229-856 1. 2tc6/6
1997 Plymouth Voyager Van. 4 doors!
50,000 one-owner miles. AT, AC, V6,
garaged. New Condition. $6750. 960-
4464. ltc6/6
1981 Datsun pickup, king cab, runs
good, $750. Call 647-8399 or see at 211
Magellan Street, St. Joe Beach. ltp6/6
1996 Mitstibishi Eclipse RS. 5 speed,
AC, garaged; One owner. Must See!
$5950. 960-4464. ltc6/6
1986 F150 long bed pickup,,$1,000.
Call 648-5476. tfc6/6
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LX
minivan. Rear Air. 4 doors. Excellent
condition. Loaded. Must See! $7950.
960-4464. ltc6/6

1999 Honda Four Trax 4 wheeler, 2 guin
cases, wench, saddle & side bags with
bow rack & trailer. Less- than 40 hrs.
$3,600 OBO. Call Donnie at 647-9392.
2tc6/6

1996 Volkswagen Jetta. 4 door, AT, AC,
one owner. Loaded: 60,000 miles. Must
See! $5950. 960-4464. ltc6/6
1997 Ford Aspire, 73K rules, automatic
transmission, AC, $3,900. 'Call 648-
`2024. -- -itc6,.
1992 Geo Metro 4 door AT. AC extra
clean. Must See! Just $2250. 960-4464.
ltc6/6
1999 F-150 XLT, V-8, loaded, low miles,
$15,500. Call 648-9080 after 5:00. 45/2



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

MINI STORAGE
01c: 228 Reid Ave. Street, Port St. Joe, FL
229-6200 Office
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours,

COMMERCIAL BUILDING
Forent R

414-416 Reid Avenue
227-1812

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

For Rent
1, 2 & 3 bedroom opts.
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
S* Wall to wall carpeting
On-site Management
Voice/TTY Access l.J,
(352) 472-3952 '








PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS


NOW AVAILABLE
Climate Control
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-2112

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On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!


1993 Chevy S-10 Blazer, 4 door, all
power, automatic transmission, ac. very
clean, excellent mechanical, 91,000
miles, $4,000. Call 229-1746. ltp6/6
1998 Chrysler Concorde LX. 4 door.
One owner. Garaged. Showroom New
Condition!. $9450. 960-4464. ltc6/6
1996 Lincoln Continental loaded. Dark
green exterior, tan leather interior.
Excellent condition. Call 229-6961.2.eg/3
1995 Ford Contour 4 door. AT, 'AC,
70,000 miles. Excellent' condition.
$3450. 960-4464. ltc6/6
1997 Dodge Caravan, 94,000 miles.
Good condition, call 227-3322. 2tc5/30
1995 Olds Cutlass Supreme 4 door. AT,
AC, V6. Loaded. Like new condition.
$4650. 960-4464. ltc6/6

1994 green Toyota Corolla,,automatic,
power locks and 'windows, 137,000
miles, $3,800. Call 227-3322. 2tp5/30
1998 red Chevrolet kingcab, truck, 3rd
door, automatic, loaded, 113,000 miles,
11,500 firm. Call 227-3322. 2tp5/30
1986 Kawasaki: AR 80. Two stroke
street ,bike: Less than 800, miles..
Showroom condition. ;-Cafe racer type
windscreen Only made o0ne year.
Collector quality. Great cheap ride for
teen or small adult. $1,500. Call 648-
6786 after 6:00 pm EST. 3tc5/23
1999 Dodge Sport Mini-Van, excellent
condition, 49,000 miles, $11,900. Call
229-8844 after 4:00 pm. "Driven daily
by 'little ole' school teacher".' ifc6/6
1984 Grand Marquis Mo\vng must
sell;, 82.000 OBO. Call 229-9597 for
information. 4tc5/16
1993 Suburban, -great shape, dual air,
garage kept., $6,800. Call 229-8667,
Home or 227-5400 Cell. fc6/6


Want to Buy: 16 + foot boat with motor
and trailer for flats fishing. Call Eric at
229-8122 or 229-6864. tfc6/6

19' Sea Ray, 1992 150 hp. Johnson
rebuilt, 1996),. trailer, runs good,
$4,200. Call 648-5058 evenings .and
weekends. 2tp6/6
Want to rent from individuaLad' 4fisng
boat, 16'-20' lor week o0 Julv 13-Jul\
20, 2002. From individual Only. Call 1-
800-586-1051 ask for Dave Lambert.'
3tc5/30
Want to Buy: Used 2-seater kayak in
good condition. Call 639-6737. tfc6/6




GINA THE CLOWN IS BACK IN TOWN.
Magic, Face Painting & Balloons: Party
Planning. Fun & Games. Call 227-6617.
8tp6/6


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3 bedroom trailer with add on room.
carport. privacy fence. parually fur-
nished, central heat & air. Steps -to the
beach. 1830 Canal Street, St. St. Joe
Beach. 'Available 'July 8th, $450 a
month. $450 security deposit. Call850-
'6347-5120 leave message. 2tc6/6
Roommate to share 2 bedroom. I bath
trailer. St Joe Beach. Must kke fresh
air & music, neat clean. Male, Femnde.
8275,8 150 Call Brad at 647-9107 ...
,2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
'Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. tfc6/6
Furnished and Unfurnished Rentals,
St. Joe Beach, Mexico Beach and Gulf
Shores. (Beachfront, Gulfview and
Interior) Several Short and Long Term
from 8400 to 1,400 per month. Arline
Realty. Inc. 850-647-2628. tfc6/6


Long Term Rental Mexico Beach
Newly remodeled 2 bedroom, 1 bath
mobile home with new 12x27 screened
porch. Located 2 blocks from beach on
large shaded lot. No pets. $450 per
month. Partially furnished. Call 647-
5450 for appointment. 2tc6/6

HOUSE FOR RENT MEXICO BEACH
3 bedroom, 2 bath brick, garage, $675
a month. Pelican'Walk Real Estate, 850-
648-4995. 2tc6/6
Cute, newly renovated 2 bedroom
house, 4 season Florida room, new
appliances, W/D hookup, large yard,
long term rental in Port St. Joe.
Security and references required.
Furnished or unfurnished, $575/mo.,
utilities extra. Call 647-3473. 3tp6/6
Apartment for rent. Call Buddy at 229-
2992. 2tc5/30
Efficiency-type apartment in P.S.J.,
furnished, all utilities inc. Weekly,
Monthly rates. Call 639-3600 or 229-
2941. '. .tfc6/6
Storage building 12'x30' storage, 12' 30
carport, call 639-6598. 4tc5/23
UNFURNISHED
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a.' screen porch. carport' & laun-
dry rit.
Large 2 bedroom apartment; stove &
refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm., ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No pets,.
FURNISHED
Small 2"bdrm. home, auto heat & air,
washer/dryer hook-up.
** One bedroom apartment, washer/ dryer
hookup. Call 229-6777 after 7 PM. itc6/6
Apart./Homes tor Rent: I 3 BR
apaft/duplexes/homes for rent in, Mex.
Bch. Furn. & unfurrnished. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777 for more inib.,
uc6/6

Furnished trailer for rent at Overstreet.
Call 648-5306. ,fc6/6
RV Spaces. Full hook ups'. 229-8959
'leave message. 8tp4/.18
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.. 6,
t c6/6
Rental Management
Seeking property owners with- urutL
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.. tfc6/6




For Sale, King size waterbed, mirrored
headboard, chest of drawers and night-
stand. In excellent condition. $350. Call
229-8142. ltp6/6

For Sale, New Kenmore gas stove, $500.
Call 648-8272. 2tp5/30
'ITwin size bunk beds, like new, excellent
quality. $100. Call 227-1217 leave mes-
sage. 2tc5/30
Air conditioner for sale, large urnit S200
"OBO. Call Gina at 227-7687. 4tp5/23


Restaurant Equipment For Sale Full
commercial, kitchen and dining equlp-'
ment for sale. When:' Sat:, June 8,
, 2002. Time: 8:00 am EST until 12:Q00
Noon EST. : Location: ,J. Patrick's
Restaurant, 412 Reld Avenue,. Port. St,
*Joe, FL. Property owner reserves the
right to refuse any and all bids. For fur-
ther information, call 850-647-9316
(evenings). 3tc5/28
Unfinished Furniture @
REEVES
Furniture,.& Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
Quality Refinishing since 1982
Call John Reeves at 229-6374


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COMPANY REAL

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Residential Vacant Land Commercial Appraisals ,

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Real Estate Appraiser & Broker
Master Degree Business Administration
State Certified Residential Appraiser
License#RD-0001087
Broker License#BK532115
"PROVIDING A QUALITY SERVICE TO A QUALITY COMMUNITY"


Including Consulting Assignments Market Analysis
Feasibility Studies Finances Investments
* Eminent Domain Estates Tax Purposes


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Serving Gulf, Franklin, Bay, Calhoun, Liberty, &
Jackson Counties Specialty Assignments State Wide


Gas Stove, brand new, used once, $285
OBO. Call 229-9333 day, 899-3312
evenings. tfc6/6
Used furniture for sale: Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St., PSJ tfc6/6




Yard Sale, 178. Geranium Lane, White
City, Sat, June 8th, 9:00 until. ltc6/6
Yard Sale, Gulf South Storage, 4th
Street, Sat., June 8th, 8:00 until. Baby
items and much more. Itp6/6
Yard Sale, 1608 Garrison Ave., Port St.
Joe, Fri. & Sat., June 7th & 8th,'8:00
till ? ltp6/6
Yard Sale, 1309 Long Ave., Sat., June
8th, 8:00-2:00. 2 wheel chairs and
many other items. ltc6/6
3 Family Yard Sale, 1409 Palm Blvd.,
Port St. Joe, Sat., June 8th, 7:QO AM
till. Dining tables, chairs, twin beds,
mattresses, new wicker headboard,
many misc. items, chest of drawers.
ltc6/6

Moving Sale, 6773 Geqrgia Ave.,'
Corner of Gulf & Georgia, Fri. & Sat..,
June 7th & 8th, 8:00 until. Furniture,
lamps, curtains, .bedding, clothes,
kitchen ware, antique china, toys, etc.
items, crib, bassinet,: stroller, port-a-
.crib, playpen, baby clothes, maternity
clothes, etc. All Priced To Sell!. ltp6/6
Moving Sale, 602 Gulfaire Drive, St.
Joe Beach, Sat., June 8th. Rattan wick-
er furniture, nautical lamps, maple bed
& dresser. ltp6/6'




Looking for instrumentalists and
vocalists. Call Marian at 229-1542.
2tp6/6
Handy Man, Reliable & Reasonable,
call 647-5210. ltc6/6

Taking applications for all positions.
Apply in person. Ask for Charlie. No
Phone Calls Please. Linda's Restaurant,
203 E 4th Street. 2tc6/6
North Florida Child Development,
Inc.)'Jolb Announcement Family
: Service -' Worker, location:
Wewahilehlka, FL., Position: Full Tim,
Permanent, 12 Months. Will play a crit-
ical role in developing and supporting
the implementation of NFCD, Inc.'s
family partnership process. Establish
mutually respectful partnerships with
families to enhance the quality of their
lives and their communities. Supports
families efforts to reach their goats'.
Offers parents opportunities to be
involved in group activities,. including
Center and Policy Council meetings and
education activities. based on their
interest and needs. Support Head Start'
and' Early Head Start families In access-
ing community resources. Respect and
respond competently to the culture, tra-
ditions, lifestyles, languages, and val-
ues of each family. Contributes to effec-
tive program practices and maintains a
comrrutment to professionalism.
Requirements: B.S Degree in social
work or related field is preferred and to
or more years experience in the social.
work field. Or an Associate degree and
three years experience in the social
work field; as well as being actively
enrolled in approved courses or .any
degree or certification "relating to the
position in pursuant to a B.S. degree in
social work or hinnman services. Case
nmanagemert experience in working
with cIuldren and families. Knowledge
of community social service agencies,
family involvement programs, and activ-
ities required. Exceptional organization-
al skills. Ability to,.maintain accurate
and timely record keeping skills. Must
have a valid driver, license and trans-
portation. Only team players consid-
ered. DFWP/MF/7-4/EOE
Resumes should be mailed to: NFCD,
Inc. Human Resource Department, PO;
Box 38, Wewahitchka, ,FL 32465 or
email sebrina@headstartnf.org. Closing
Datei June 6, 2002. ltc6/6
Now Hiring, El Governor Motel, Night
and day time housekeepers. Apply
9:00 am-1:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.
See guest services manager, Faye
Quinn. ltc6/6







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Consumer Services Representative
GT Corn, a growing communications
company, seeks a CSR for their Port St.
Joe, Florida office. Successful candidate
will be responsible for providing excel-
lent customer care, knowledge and sale
of GT Com's products & services, order
origination and data entry. Computer
usage with working knowledge of Inter-
net along with excellent oral/written
communication skills a must. Minimum
of a 2 yr. college diploma or equivalent
required with prior experience a plus.
We offer a competitive salary and bene-
fits package including 401K and imme-
diate healthcare. Please respond in con-
fidence, via mall or fax to:
Susan Machemer
Human Resources Manager
GT Corn


P.O. Box 220
Port St. Joe, Florida 32457
FAX: 850-229-8689
1Ic6/6 EOE/MFDV


Now hiring Full-time and Part-time
Cleaning Inspectors for the Cape San
Blas Office. Apply at the Anchor
Vacation Properties Mexico Beach or
Cape San Blas Office;, 3tc6/6
/DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED!!I
Earn $30,000 to $38,000 your first
year Earn your Class A CDL in 15 days!
Classes start each Monday! No experi-
ence needed! No High School Diploma
or GED required!
* 18 years or older, we'have long haul as
well as local jobs available*
* 99%/o placement rat Locally owned
and operated! Training at our Panama
city location. Affordable low tuition rate.
Financing regardless to past credit.
Refresher courses and Class B testing
available. Call the American Academy of
Truck Driving at 522-6061. 4tc6/6

ATTENTION! DRIVER TRAINEES
NEEDED! Make big bucks drvingn big
trucks! No experience needed. Earn
$600 to $800 weekly as an entry-level
truck driver with Stevens Transport. 15
day CDL Training available with no
money down-if qualified. Call toll.free-1-
877-241-3624. 4tc6/6'
Full Time, Rental/Reservationists,
computer skills required., Call 648-
5767, Mexico Beach Harmon Realty,
Inc. ffc6/6
Seeking to hire, experienced Loan
Processor : with opportunity to
become a mortgage broker and to
originate loans. Arline. Mortgage Co.
Contact Larry Arline at 850-647-2767
or 1-888-769-2282. 2tc5/30


Seeking to hire, Real Estate. Sales
Person with opportunity to become a
mortgage broker and 'to originate.
loans. Arline Realty, & Mortgage Co.
-Contact Larry Arline at .50-647-2628
or 1-888-769-2282. 2tc5/30
Bus Drivers Needed Beginning
Monday, Jul 8, Gulf County Schools will
be offering a 40 hour.school bus train-
ing course for those interested in part
time or full time employment Part time
employment consists of being a substi-
Stute bus driver during the school year.
Possible full time positions as a regular
route driver may be available beginning
the fall of the 2002-2003 school year.
Only those people who are licensed by
the Gulf County School System 'will'be
considered for these positions. If inter-
ested please call the transportation
office at 2227-1744; 6tc5/30
All survey personnel positions, salary
depending on experience. 850-227-
7322, 406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe. tre6/6
Local manufacturer seeking profit
oriented, motivated individuals for
inside sales. People skills, organiza-
'tional skills & self-discipline a must.
Sales experience a plus. Weekly base
plus generous commission. \Wdl service
existing accounts and develop new sales
.territories. No travel necessary. Full
time preferred, Job sharing and part
time possible. Mail resume.to P.O. Box
373, Port St Joe, FL 32457, or call 850-
227-2057 for appointment. 4tc5/23
Public Records Reporter. Great Part
Time Jobl'5 hrs. 2x mo. $50/report.
Apalachicola/Port St. Joe. Reply: P.O.
Box 1904, Crestview, FL 32536. tfc6/6
DRIVER Cemex a Fortune, 500
Construction Materials Supplier has
:an opening for a Driver for our opera- '
tions in Port St. Joe, FL.
Requirements include: heavy duty truck
driving experience with an "A" or "B"
CDL minimum. We offer outstanding
salary, bonus program and benefits,
including group medical/dental ins.,
life/disability ins., paid vacations/holi-
days, pension and 401K. Apply in per-
son at 1001 Cecil Costin Blvd., Port St.
Joe from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 ,p.m.
EOE/Drug Free Workplace. 4tp5/9
Toucan's now hiring, all positions.
Full & Part time. Call 850-648-4301
for interview. Ask for Paul. tfc6/6


Getting Ready for a Busy Season,
stop by and pick up application
today. All Positions available. Fish
House Restaurant, 3006 Hwy. 98,
Mexico Beach, Fl. tfc6/6
2 Cashiers 1 full time, 1 part time.
Call Tammy at Cape Trading Post at
229-8775. tfc6/6
Store Clerk Wanted in busy, fast pace
office supply store. Must be very ener-
getic, friendly, outgoing and work well
with the public. Need to be multi-task
with some computer' experience
required. Apply in person at The Star
Publishing Co., 209 Reid Ave., Port St.
Joe. Please leave resume. tfc6/6
Seeking Equipment 'Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid FL drivers license. Apply at C.W.
Roberts Contracting, Inc., PO Box 188,
Hosford, FL 32334. 850-379-8116. ,eo,/
Openings(s) available in Kitchen,
Restaurant, and Lounge. Paid
Holidays and vacations. Rotating week-
ends. Average 35 hours a week. Must be
at least 18 years. Cooking duties
include daily lunches, special lun-
cheons, and occasional dinners.
Waitress includes bartending. Openings
are daytime hours with occasional
evening functions. Please submit appli-
cations or resume to St. Joseph's Bay
Country Club, 700 Country Club Road.
Between 10:00 am & 5:00. pm. EOE.
tfc6/6

Pest Control Technician needed.
Experienced helpful but will train right
person. Must have a valid Florida dri-
vers license with clean record. Apply in
person at 321 B Reid Ave., 8:00 am-
11:30 am. tfc6/6


Cook position available at St.
Joseph's Bay Country Club. Normal
working hours 8:15 4m-3:15pm.
Occasional evenings. Rotating week-
ends. Can work 5 or 6 days a week. Pay
negotiable. EOE. Apply at 700 Country
* Club Road. tfc,6/6
ATTENTION! DRIVER TRAINEES
NEEDED! Make big bucks driving big
trucks! No experience needed. Earn
$600 to $800 weekly as an entr--le\el
truck driver with Stevens Transport. 15
day CDL Training available' with no
money down-if qualified. Call toll free-1-
877-241-3624. 7tc4/18




Full Time LPN for 11:00 pm-7:00 am,
shift. Needed in 22 bed SNF. Apply af
1400 West 11th Street, Panama City, F'L
or call Judy Howell at 747-3694. 2tc5/30


Don't Miss your Chance to Join Our
"Winning Team". Bay St. Joseph Care
& Rehabilitation Center has openings
for CARING, DEPENDABLE CNAs =
LPNs = RNs, Full and Part Time, &
PRN." We also have increased Pay for
experience. Shift .Differential, &
Uniform allowance. Plus ,a GREAT
Benefit package; Apply in person to
Bay St. j,. Joseph Care And
Rehabilitation Center, 220 Ninth
Street, Port St. Joe, FL, 850-229-
8244. WE ARE An EOE EMPLOYER.
Slc6,'6


(1) International cub tractor, gasket
needed for carburetor, runs great. Turn
plow, disk, cultivator, fertilizer, seed
distributor, $1,500; (2) Log skeeter with
P.T.O. Runs good, $1,000; (3) 1950 3/4
ton Chevy pickup, new work on engine,
needs throw out bearing, $1,400; (4)
Approx 1,000 to 1,500 board ft. #1
Dead Head Cypress, $1.90 bd. ft. Dry
time 16 months slat drying. Size 8" to
14" wide 8' to 14' length; (6) Approx
1,200 bd. ft. Pecky Cypress 80k dry,
$1.60 bd. ft; (7) Approx 2000 to 3000 #2
Cypress 75 to 90 dry, $1.35 bd. ft.; (8)
Approx 2000 to 3500 #1 logs, $90 to
$100 bd. ft.; (9) Numerous antiques,
small, large prices negotiable; (10)
Unique planters for plants all cypress,
must see; (11) Sago Palms approx 300 6
ft and shorter. Call Steve Bass at 850-
639-5687 day or night. 2tp6/6
Regulation size pool table for sale, fully
equipped with 2 racks, cues and balls.
$200. Call 227-3205. 2tp6/6
For Sale, .22 auto pistol; Ruger model,
MK-II long rifle (looks like German
Lugar) 9 shot clip with holster and 4
boxes of shells. Fired less than I box,
$200. Call Mike at 647-3667. ltc6/6
Utility House for sale, Boat & Trailer for
sale. For more information call 229-
8395. 2tp5/30

TOOLS FOR SALE: Shopsmith 12"
planer, extra set of knives, $400; Sears
14" bandsaw on stand, lots of extra
blades, $200; 6" belt sander & 10" disc.
sander on stand, $125. Call 648-6786
after 6:00 EST. 3tc5/23


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SMALL ENGINE REPAIR
Joble Barfield 639-3600. tfc6/6
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Lesson Bible Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a Christian & no-
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1965 used mobile home for sale, $1,000
you move lit. Floors and walls in great
condition. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Call 827-
2655 and ask for Joan. ltc6/6



Cuddly, Playful Kittens. Good breeding.
Free to good homes. Call 639-6866.
2tc6/6
Reg. Persiar Kittens for sale, call 229-
8656. 2tc6'/6
SAY YOU SAW IT
IN THE STAR!


1996 28x64 Jacobson Mobile Home on
75'x150' lot just one block from beach.
A beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 bath with fire-
place and lots of extras. 211 Court
Street, St. Joe Beach. Call 647-9416.
tfc6/6
ST. JOE BEACH 3 Bedroom, 2 1/2
bath, 2 car garage, boat pad with water
and electric, large fenced yard.
$235,000. Call 647-2504 Owner. 3tc6/6
9129 Tulip, Beacon Hill 2 developed
lots with drive way, 100x105, ready for
house or mobile home, nice neighbor-.
hood. $57,500. Call 1-850-229-7749.
5tp5/30
HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 bed-
room, 2 bath, 1 office, 1750 sq. ft., 1
1/2 years old, 3 blocks off Mexico
Beach, split floor plan, 2 car garage,
223 Kim Cove, call 648-2p61. tfc6/6
By Owner Brick Ranch on 2 lots in
beautiful Port St. Joe. 4 or 5 bedroom, 2.
1/2 bath, living rdom with fireplace,
separate dining room, breakfast area in,
kitchen, double ovens and new dish-
washer. Ceramic 'tile through much of
the home. Generous closet'and cabinet
space. New large screen porch. Security
system. Sprinkler system with shallow
well. Large double garage in rear of
home. Reduced to $138,000. For,
appointment call 229-9449. 2tp6/6
MEXICO BEACH 3 bedroom, '2 full
bath, huge living room with 11i ft. ceil-
ings, Italian tile, newly renovated, 2 1/-2
blocks from beach. $139,000.00. Call
850-648-9054. ffc6/6
Prine Home Site in Windmark Beach.
Seller is FL. Real Estate License. Call
904-556-4410. 4tc6/6
HOME FOR SALE BY OWNER Nice
new home, approx. 1500 sq. ft. in Port
St. Joe, $148,800. Call 227-1258. tice6/
MEXICO BEACH 3 bedroom, 2' bath,
1800 sq. ft. completely custom renovat-
ed. Near Beach: $.149,000. Call 850-
648-9054. tfc6/6
For Sale By Owner, 2 bedroom, 2 1/2
bath new townhouse in Mexico Beach
All appliances great rentaJ potential by'
appointment ordy. S205.000. Call 550-
227-3.397 leave message tUc6. 6


166 McGlon Drive Wewahitchka 2
bedroom, 1 bath mobile home on a
165'x50' lot. Part chain link & privacy
fence, 1 yr old. 12x24 utility shed 1 1/2
yrs. old. Close to schools, shopping
stores, banks, etc. $22,000. Call 648-
6582. tfc6/6
Home For Sale By Owner 3 bedroom,
2 bathl walkirig distance to beach; cen-
Lral heat & air bre-akJast bar, appli-
ances included. stone gas fire place.
patio, privacy fence, 2 1/2 car garage.
414 Arizona Drive, Mexico Beach. 648-
5994. $159,900.00. tfc6/6
New Home Under Construction 3
Bedroom, 2 Bath on City lot. energy effi-
clent, vaulted ceilings, one car garage,
fully landscaped and maintenance free,
$79,900. For more information call toll
free 1-877-897-4182, 1st Realty Inc.
Ask for Janet Bryan. 4tc5/30
"9142 Starfish, Beacon Hill 2 or 4 lots
(100x215 total) 2 bedroom house, large
shed, excellent neighborhood, $85,000
,or $125,000. Free big dish (hundreds of
free programs) or small dish satellite
systems with purchase. Call 1-850-229-
7749. 5tp5/30


SAVE PURCHASE BY OWNER -
Recently renovated 3/2 split plan extra
large rooms. New storm windows, cen-
tral air/heat, wall to wall carpet, win-
dow blinds,, large Tappan gas range,
side-by-side refrigerator, screened back
porch with tinted' sliding windows, lots
of storage, some furnishings. Amenities
too numerous to' list. $108,500. By.
appointment. Call 227-9722. 4tc5/16.,
FOR SALE BY OWNER 38th Street,
Mexico Beach. New Beach side
Townhome, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths,
ceramic tile, Berber carpet, all new
appliances. Gulf View, just steps to
beach and City Pier.' $195,000. Possible'
owner financing. Call 850-229-7827 or
770-4-79-0331.,, tfc6/6
Lot For Sale, 75x150 with mobile home
with porch, 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths at
136 Narvaez Street, St. Joe Beach,
$61,000. Call 647-9868. tfc6/6
Gulf Front 120 ft. Cape San Bias. 3
bedroom. 2 bath. FELMA, all cedar siding
and decks. furnished. S499.000 Call
850-650-3647. 12tp4.'25


House for Sale, 1212 Long Ave.,; 3 bed-
room, 2 bath, living room, den, 2 out-
side building uith boat shed, sprinkler
system, fenced back yard. Call 229-
1252, tfc6/6
MEXICO BEACH ST. JOE BEACH
Homes and Vacant Land. Ask for Joan
Lovelace. Your Beach Realtor. Mexico
Beach Harmon Realty. 648-5767. t6/6e
Just steps to Beach, 50N125 It. M.O.L
lot Gulf view, 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile
home, screened porch, $119,000. Call
850-647-9214. tfc6/6
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For Sale, 950+/- sq. ft. office building
downtown Port St. Joe. Formerly doc-
tor's office. Contact Russ at 229-9776
or 229-8211. tfc6/6
1 full fenced acre home site in Howard
Creek, on comer of Murphy Road &
Blossom Hill Road. Septic tank with
pumping station from a 14'x28' insulat-
ed building.with full bath and deep well.
Below market: value. Call 850-647-'
3949, 800-476-2984, or 850-944-0148.
tfc6/6






Motivated Seller
*3 bedroom, 2 bath house
Furnished FEMA
Great Rental or' Investment
MUST SELL
$499,000

1-850-650-3847
7ip5/2



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Jv.Dale Jobson
i -107 ong 4iernue Port St Joe
850-227-6665


,16 + foot boat with motor and trailer for
flats fishing. Call Eric at 229-8122 or
229-6864. tfc6/6



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Louis A. Parker; the
holder of the, following Tax Certificate, has filed said
ceirti.: ie i.::r ta xa deed to be issued thereon. The
cetiili.: ar number: and year of issuance, the descrip-
tion of the Property, and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows: f
Certificate No. 338 Application No. 2002-22
Year of Issuance: 1995 R.E'. No. 05789-OoOR ,
Description of Prbperty:
LOT, 5 IN BLOCK 1006, ACCORDING TO. THE PIAT
OF'CITY OF PORT ST. JOE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE
bF THE. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Name in which assessed: CHARLES STEPP
All of said property being., In the Gulf County, State
Sof Florida., '
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according
to law, the property described in such certificate will,
be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the
Gulf County Courthouse' at 11:00 A:M. E.S.T., on
WEDNESDAY, the 12th day of June. 2002; Dated this
6th day of May, 2002.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA ,
BY: Janis M. Tankersley,
Deputy Clerk
Publish May 16, 23, 30'and June 6. 2002-
, NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Louis A. Parker, the,
holder of the following Tax Certificate, hasrfiled said
certificate for a tax deed.to be issued thereon. The
certificate number and year of issuance; the descrip-
tion of the Property, and the names In which it was
assessed are as follows:
certificate No. 242 Application No. 2002-23
Year of Issuance: 1999 R.E. No .02'n.4.003iR
.Description of Property:
LOTS 3 A.ND 4. SUNNYWOOD ESTATES. ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK.,3,
PAGE 18, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
CIRCUIT COURT. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Name In which assessed: V. MARLENE WHEATLEY
AND ROGER COOKE THOMPSON
All of said property being, in the Gulf County, State
of Florida. '
Unless ,such certificate shall be redeemed according
to law, the property described in such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the
Gulf County Courthouse at 11:00 ..M. E.S:T.. on
WEDNESDAY, the 12th day of June. 2002. Dated this
9th day of May. 2002..
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
CL'LF ,tLCOLT' FLORIDA.
SB'I ir. M Tari.er -le "
Deputy Clerk '
Pubil-hMr,-.l6 3 30 indJune 6 2002
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
N_'-'TiCE iS HEf''EB'i GC'.EN I,. L.U PaFr.er the


holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be Issued mrerf.-. The-
certificate number and year of Issuance, the descrip-
tion of the Property, and the names in which -it was
assessed are as follows:
Certificate.No. 247 Application No. 2002-25
Year of Issuance: 1999 R.E. No. 02722-135R
Description of Property:
COMMENCE AT AN inF.;.:, Ro'l' AND CAP.MARKING
THE SOUTHEAST CO_.F JER .:,F THE' SOUTHEAST
QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SEC-
TION 12, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE GO
S87-24'32"W ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE
OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTH-
E ST ii A.F. TE R F': A liT DJ- E OF 275.03 FEET;
THErNCE EEFkpTfrJi ED I SOUTH BOUNDARY,
LIrNE r l 2r: l ;' Fo'% F. EF ,Ji'c F : '1 "3
FEET iTHEri :E ':,'- 5 2:4 2-i'.' r.:R Di.'T. ,iC .
OF 442.'.)5 FECT T., A F,-_i ."i -HE EC.tTERL'h ,
RIGHT C.OF W.'- B,:irjiuH.j'. LINE OF STATE ROAD
NO. 71 (HAVING A 66 FOOT WIDE RIGHT OF WAY);
'THEii E r. rt 1.1 2i.' i -%W ALONG SAID. RIGHT OF
0.'., eriJEjD .i'l LINE F-'R A DISTANCE OF 204.36
FEET; THENCE,I 87'24'32"E FOR 204.36 FEET;
THENCE N8724'32"E FOR 453.08 FEET, MORE OR
LESS, TO THE WEST RIGHT OF WAi', 'F '.'.E
PARK -DRIVE AND THE POINT OFc BEcmriai.,
THECI.'-E REtF,.AE LAST CALL FtOR 226 541 FEET
TA. F. :iri )2 5.4 FEET EASTOF TriL RJIGHi '.-F
\,4 '.'F STATE ROAD NO. 71; THENCE
Nr2--5'.' 0W F-',R 203.28 FEET;. THENCE
N8724'32"E FOR 183.1i3 FEET MORE OR LESS. TO
THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF WOOD-PARK DRIVE:
THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE RIGHT OF WAY OF
WOOD PARK DRIVE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
SAID PARCEL ALSO' KNOWN AS LOTS 7. AND 9.
GLENN ESTATES, UNRECORDED.
NOTE: LEGAL DESCRIPTION WAS WRITTEN
BASED ON THE TAX MAP AND ADJACENT
RECORDED LOTS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT A
SURVEY BE PERFORMED TO DETERMINE THE
EXACT LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT PROP-
ERTY AND THAT DESCRIPTION REPLACE THE
DESCRIPTION IN THIS REPORT.
,Name In which assessed: Loule Andrews
All of said property being. In the:Gulf County, State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according
to law, the property described in such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder In the front Lobby of the
Gulf County Courthouse at 11:00 A.M. E.S.T.. on
WEDNESDAY, the 12th day of June. 2002. Dated this
7th day of May, 2002.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. ..
BY: Janis M. Tankersley
Deputy Clerk
Publish May 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 2002
B&A TOWING
4560 County Road 386
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 647-3031
S ., NOTICE OF AUCTION
B&ATo ling ,II bt.: elliri l.. I-.:.,:. *ine iii.:1,:
on the 16th day of J --r :,- t ', ..-a r..r,.
L ari.ad. ume The sale will be held at 4560 C.R. 386 .
S-'rei F'ort St. Joe. FL 32456. We reserve the
right to.refuse any and all bids: .' .
Year Make Vin #
1988 Ford IFABP64T8JH236173
1989 Olds IG3WSI4T4LD339856
1989 Ford IFMCAII U9KZA57843
Fu.,Lli-r. June ,e 200 '


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BUSH HOGGIN
"$35 Hour
Larry 648-6656

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

A l I''ri' I 'il

AN IDIESI6N
1077 Arbou Drive, Panama4City, FL 32401
S (850. 763-4992
E-mail: aradlsearch@yahoo.com

Small Engine


REPAIR

40 years experience

Jobie Barfield

639-3600


HOMETOWN SUPPLY
Mobile Home & RV Parts
Available 7 days a week
(850) 648-6484
Also NASCAR Sport Cards

f\ Grass
Cutting
4.A 227-9103

Locally .
Owned .



O R 'Residential
Commercial"
Termite & Pest Control
*Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
* Flea.Control Condominiums
* Household Pest Control New Treatment/
* Real Estate (WDO) Reports Construction Sites
S Specializing in Vacation Renial Properties
FAMILY OWNED
V PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
"Serving the Entire Area"
Free Estimates & Inspections

64-31 o:rc 229-8720


MARY KAY
. MARGARET PRESSWOOD
Ir.- len.-a rn BeOau, Corullt3nlt
H'.AVy 8 .e Ico Beocr, FL
1-800-659-0641

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

Bailey's Equipment
~,t 'Snapper Lan lMomers,
Small Er.gin Repair
19872 SR 20 W., Blountstown, FL,
850-674-4256

COASTAL STEAMWAr
Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner
In our 23,.i Yeri We don't .ut crneri
W'e Ileirn heni Be.t[ equlIpmernt or, the marker
Call for five estimate now
647-3834


RadioShack
Frandhuse, Dealer Store
B&B Electronics, Inc.
19872 SR 20 W., Blountstown, FL
850-674-3711


Port St. Joe Lo.dge No. 111
.. Reg Stated Coninunic-af-iion
GN .; 1';st & 3rd Thursday of each
"/ n mo.. 8 00 .pm Masonic Hall.
214 Reid Ave Tommy Davis, W.M Bill
Jordon, Sec

CLOCK REPAIR
Old or Nin' .ylivrt,'ary Clcki, :
Graidftili'er, Penduldon, Cu,kii Ch.ckt'
648-5165

TRACTOR WORK
Bushhog, Move, and
Level Dirt
Call 229-6326

WEDO
'Lawn (-H.ome Carei
Ser r ,na rli Beaches & Port St. Joe area
850-647-2689 -
850-899-0913 (Cell)


tawn ps

( Service
(850) 648-8492


SAY SUAR
SAW IT
NW ~IN THE-
STAR!!

Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair
229-8651 or 227-8024
Phone Mobile
SOWNER: Ben Sherrill
J. C Enterprises 2102 Reid Avenue
Port St. loe, FI. 32456
850-227-9414
S" ', \ Faxl 229-6041 "


ri Io '/Rdi0S hack
Authorized Sales Center

Sprinlder Systems

Repaired & Installed

0 227-91031


rGrass Cutting0
Very Low Prices
Robert @ 648-6450
lip5/16


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The Star,
Sonline .also the-
"Classifieds&

Trades & Services
S online at
www.starfl.com

Lee's Lawn Care& Maintenance
Residential & Commercial
Free Estimates Will Beat Any Price
647-2522
147 Columbus Street, St. Joe Beach, FL


Pro Lawn Service
Cutting Grass and Lawn
Mower Repairs
Call 647-.6023/


Handyman by the sea
"Give all,your repair work to me! Specializing in anything from A to Z"
Gall Gary Garrett 647-5843 Leave Message

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

C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.

Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-O-Let Rentals,
Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom Compost and Sand


Complete Septic Service!
Installation Pump-Out Repair


Adm inistrative


Services


850-647-8028

House Plans Bookkeeping


Frank Healy


nsAu/ll


Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth Street
Office (850) 229-9292 P. 0. Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919 Port St. Joe, FL 32457


rVTJ's Bulldozer

and

Land Clearing

Tony & Jeanne Meredith FREE ESTIMATES
Cellular: (850) 832-3277 Telephone: (850) 639-6284
13tc4/11


CIAFT CLEAN SERVICE, INC.
Commercial/Residential

PRESSURE WASHING WATER-SAND BLASTING
Aerial Bucket Truck 40 ft. capabilities
Call for Information and Rates

850-227-5989


Free Estimates


TLC LAWN SERVICE

"Every yard needs a little TLC"

Mowing 9-6435 Sprinkler Systems
Trimming, Fertilizing ,,'' Installed &'Repaired


Seamless Gutters


6" Seamless Gutters = 43 Colors

Aluminum = Copper

Galvalume 24 & 26 Gauge


850-227-4956

850-229-2769


341 Bay Street,
Port St. Joe,


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Jimmy Shores


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M P FENCES rCES FENCES Commercial Industrial Coastal Service
Mize Plumbing, Gass ,& Supply, Inc. CAllTypes DpndeSec A 8 R Fence COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEATING & COOLING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING RAYMOND WILKERSON Fencing and Cwerete Work ICE MACHINES
PLUMBING SUPPLIES GLASSS, MIRRORS & S SHOWER 0 DOORS 8 AIe nEt Dealer for Frigiduaire -FRIGIDAIRE
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lic. #CF-C057220, RGO051008, ER011618.E6474 Albert Fleiscmamn FREE Estimates HId1i S
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850-229-6821 or 227-3885
Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 20 Plus Years
1 Call Does It All For Your
Major Appliance, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs.
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
RA0043378 ER0007623

DUROSHpI ItIK


Top Quality Hurricane Shutters


227-9200


= Perma-Guard Quality
Screen Rooms

Replacement Windows =

= Vinyl Siding

Warranty Plus


227-3628


Port St. Joe, FL
License #RC0067081


-25 ears Experience-

Phone (850) 229-6859

SAIRCONDITIOMING*REFRIGERATIONHEATING >
SERVICE & INSTALLATION
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
7,ANI SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS
W *.SERVICE AGREEMENTS
It's Hard to Stop A Trane MOBILE &MODULAR HOMES
10 Year Parts & Labor ArcOairew
GERALD BYRD, Owner/Operator FLi .# RA00662
FL Lic.# RA0067-062
Licensed Insured

Heating & Cooling
Sales And Service
A/C Heating Ice Machines
Commercial Refrigeration New and Existing Homes
SPhone: 229-2665
Owner: Brent Pierce 229-COOL
State Lic. #RA0066486 Mobile: 227-5568



CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY
STEAM CLEANING AND RESTORATION SERVICE
24 Hour Water Extraction Flood Restoration Specialist,
Fire/Smoke Restoration IICRC Certified Techniciarls
Residential/Commercial Cleaning Mold and Mildew
Remediation Sewage Backflow Free Estimates
Disinfectant/Deodorizer Stain protection Available

L -j J L.S S \ Ii *.CLEANING
A i (r1- .. "o and
RESTORATION


STEAM CLEANING SERVING THE ENTIRE AREA
LICENSED INSURED
1-888-830-9263


Willard's Appliance Repair
Emergency Service Available.
Willard Richards, Owner
2482 Hayes Avenue, H.V.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
850-229-8485
4 R RESIDENTIAL & SM. COMMERCIAL
S & 'L 'Painting
'& Pressure 'Washing
229-8036 Scott Burkep.
827-2657 *227-5952 cell
ONEAL SANDERS
APPLIANCE SERVICE
SALES & REPAIR
SRepair all major brands
Home # 647-5113
Work # 227-5112



Quality Custom interior Finishes
Faux Finishes
Wallpapering
httpil/www.faux-walls.com
info@faux-walls.com
_227-5197
Terry Enterprise
Painting& Pressure
S Cleaning
Fencing, Chain Link&
Wood Privacy Fence. :
Business 'Licensed
& & '


Insured


850-674-4576
850-643-6142 Mobile

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CONSTRUCTION
GenerlConractor


ROGER STOKES,
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
647-3328
Free Estimates RF0066770
PLUMBING REPAIRS
Circle S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
This area's most experienced refinishers.
827-2550 ask for Dusty

Steve Brant's
ROOFING
LICENSED & INSURED
LIC. #RC0050321
Port St. Joe Call
229-6326
Lae or Sman//ll, 17e Do Themi A// -
No job Too Larqw or Too Suiiill


(onstruction, Inc..
Net' Construcuon or Renovation
Phone/Fax
(850)227-7107
Lc 0 RGCO666A

SMITH & SON
Power Washing & Painting
__ Homes'
.- Drive Ways
Etcetera

850-674-7501


R & F
SHIUM1TRS
648-6401 Fax or Phone
RANDFSHUTTERS@AOLCOM
Colonial ~- Bahama Rolldown
Stormpanels & Wooden Styles
Retractable Awnings
Built To Order
Installed By Professionals


GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS
INSTANTFINANCING SERVICE AGREEMENTS
648-5474 .FLUCENSE EROO 10992, RA1154218


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


Michael Wood -Residential Contractor 227-6883
Fine carpentry & architectural details
repairs remodels decks new construction
Insured License #Rk0067190 /


Carpet Country
Highway 98 Highland View Port St. Joe 850-227-7241 *. Fax 229-9405

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

Paint Paul Fary
S Paint Contracting
& Pressure Washing
i^ Residential Commercial
Interior & Exterior
Free Estimates Licensed & Insured Quality Work Guaranteed
(850) 647-6133 (850) 227-4585 Cell


W earrnganon g n=aA. W.lyse/ms gwBr..ggmgr
6 Years Parts and Labor Warranty
RA0066562
229-6805 or 227-5373


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INSURED
44 ft. lift Tree & Limb removal
Call John @ (850). 670-8432 or 335-0580


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Free Computerized

Parts Toys Liquid
Chlorine Hot Tubs
Arriving Soon: Above
Ground Pools

408 Garrison Ave. Port St; Joe, FL
(across from post office)
229-POOL (7665)


RES IEs l
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Pool Maintenance & Repair
Over 20 Years Experience *
850-647-8963 :a r 850-227-6131
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Coastal Design & andscape, Inc
s Your total landscape solution
850-229-8880
Landscape design & implementation, wells & irrigation '
s system, brick pavers, yard maintenance &' more! ,




P U VHERSHEL HARRISON
806 Garrison Avenue (850) 227-3641
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Mobile (850) 227-605
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MOBILE HOME ROOFOVERS
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HURRICANE STORM PANELS & SHUTTERS

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Wewahitchka 639-2271


Creek Stop & Deli
3050 Hwy 71 N, Wewahitchka
639-2400


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Emerald Coast Federal Credit Union
1' 01 E. River Rd., Wewahitchka
:: \ "639-5024 .


Gaskin-Graddy Insurance
156 N. Second St.,, Wewahitchka
639-5077.


Good Spirits
236 Hwy 71 Nr;Wewahitchka
639-5773,









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Publishers of The Star
NEWS .Offering Full Line of Office
Supplies and Printing"
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Harold's Auto Parts
315 Hwy 71 N., Wewahitchka
639-3500


NAPA Gold Hat Auto Parts
226 Hwy 71 N., Wewahitchka
639-571 1


Randy's Discount Grocery
Hwy 71 N.,Wewahitchka
'639-2775


Maxine's Restaurant
235 Brian Setterich Rd., Wewahitchka
639-4181


Peak's Unlimited
637 Highway 22, Wewahitchka
639-9799


Subway Sandwiches & Saladsi
141 Hwy 71'S., Wewahitchka-
639-4100


Mayhann's Used Cars
163 Hwy 71 N., Wewahitchka
639-5810


Preble-Rish
301 E. First St., Port St. Joe
227-7200


The Bank
401 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd, Port St. Joe
227-1416


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5.29 Ceci G. Gostin, Sr. Blvd. __ a
B nking On our Future! Port S Joe, F4
Phone 850-229-8226


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Jeanetle Lynn ueDuv


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LnesKla Jamiar aunt


Bay St. Joseph Care & Rehabilitation
S220 Ninth St., Port St. Joe
229-8244-.


Campbell City Drugs
528 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd
227-1441'


Carr's Auto Sales
1976 W. Hwy 98, Highland View
229-6961 '


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Boyer Signs
107 Secorid St., Port St. Joe
227-3777


Capital City Bank
504 Monument Ave., Port St. Joe
229-8282


Comforter Funeral Home
601 Long Ave., Port St. Joe
227-1818


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Buzzett's Drug Store
202 Monument Ave., Port St. Joe
229-8771


Capt. Black's Marine
301 Monument Ave., Port St. Joe
229-6330


Driesbach Cleaners
180 Ave. C, Port St. Joe
227-1671


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190 Lightkeeper. Drive, St. Joe Beach, fL 32456 2775 Garrison Avenue, Port St. Joe, fL 52 +$5 210 Lghtkeepers Drive St. Joe Beach, FL z24+5
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Emerald Coast Federal Credit Union
530 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe
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125 W. Hwy 98, Port St. Joe
229-8398


Southerland Family Funeral Home
507 10th St., Port St> Joe
229-8111


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Hannon Insurance
221 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
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301 E. First St., Port St. Joe
227-7200


St. Joe Ace Hardware
201 Williams Ave., Port St. Joe
229-8028


J. Patrick Floyd, Attorney
408 Long Ave., Port St. Joe
227-7413



S. M. Marley & Associates
406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
227-7322


St. Joe Furniture
205 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
227-1251


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