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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 27, 2002
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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Carter All-Big Bend

Photos& story Pg. IOA

Indian Pass Tourney

Photos & story Pg.11A

PSJES Summer Camp

Photo & story Pg.7B


Name New Field

Obituaries,

Gov. Fights for Water

Sports


Pg. 4A

Pg. 9A

Pg. 3A

Pg. OA


Worship Choices Pg. 2B


Classifieds


Pg. 9B


Smurfit-

Stone Says

Check In

the Mail
by Tim Croft
In a reversal of indications..
from a week ago, Smurfit-Stone
Container 'Corp. has decided to
drop its appeal of a recent ruling
by a circuit court judge and pay
its 2000 tax bill.
A Smurfit-Stone spokes-
woman in Chicago, who acknowl-
edged the 'sensitivity of the issue
and referred all questions for
attribution to local officials, con-
firmed that the company has
decided to put the entire tax mat-
ter in the rearview mirror
SShe said the company would
be settling its. tax obligation to the
county in short order.
Additionally, she said the
company was in the process of fil- '
ing paperwork withdrawing any
appeal of a recent ruling by Cir- ,
cuit Court Judge Glenn Hess that
upheld Property Appraiser Kesley
..-Colbert's assessment concerning, -
the' worth o the personal proper-
ty at the mill site for 2000.
' Hess' ruling came at the end
of a three-day hearing into the
contested tax assessment.
According to: the Tax Collee-
tor's office, Smurfit-Stone's tax
bill for 2000 comes to
SI.996.0S1.46 plus interest of
rouahlv 8449,000.
I That is after subtracting a'
good faith payment of nearly
S 92.000that the company had ,
previously submitted to the coun-

The break down on distribu-
tion of those dollars, according to
staff at the Tax, Collector's office,
is $668,441.29 for county coffers,
$700,043.13 to the school, dis-
trict, $622;552.05 'for the City of
Port St. Joe and $5,044.99 for the
Northwest Florida Water Manage-
ment District.


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Negotiation
The St. Joe Company is cur-
rently in the process of negotiat-
ing with an interested party for
the sale of Apalachicola Northern
Railroad (ANRR)). According to'
Jerry .Ray, Sr. Vice President of
Corporate Communi-cations, no
sale had taken place as of press
time Wednesday, but the com-
pany is dealing with a prospective
buyer. ,
While Ray said itfwas prema-
ture to comment on the negotia-
tions he did say this should- be
viewed as a positive move by. the
company.
According to St. Joe's public
filings the ANRR operations is los-
ing approximately two million dol-
lars annually.


Scallop


Season


Starts


Monday
by Tim Croft
''The survey says scallop
season in St. Joseph Bay. whale
i6ot likely to be spectacular. fig-
ures to be significantly more
bountiful than recent years.
Scallop season begiris Mon-
day and runs through Sept. 10.
And while Dr. Bill Arnold of
the Florida Manne Research Insti-
tute in St. Petersburg said this
week that the numbers aren't eye-
popping, they still indicate a pro-
ductive harvests
"I don't think it's goingto be a
spectacular season," Arnold said,
"but I think it's going. to be up
from the previous years.
"They're not great numbers,
but they are good numbers. I
think the season will be a satis-
factory one.
The Cliffs Notes'Versioni of the .
Marine Research Institute's sur-
vey of St. Joseph' Bay is that
divers discovered three times the
scallops of a year .ago.


Camping with Jerry's Kids
Mark Stolze cradles a kitten from the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society,
a special moment in a week filled with them for youngsters afflicted with
muscular dystrophy who visited William Rish State Park. The annual
event has become a summer highlight for the kids. See story Page 1B.


ANRR


For


Sale


Underway with Uidentified Rail Service Provider
Underway i .,.*' de


Ray said the company is comrn-.
mitted to preserving rail service in
the area and that is much of the
reasoning behind efforts to sell
the company.
"We need to put railroad man-
agement into the hands of rail-
road managers," Ray explained.
Currently ANRR provides rail
service to Arizona Chemical,
General Chemical, Premiere
Services, and for the timber/wood
chip markets. Preserving service
to these, markets could also
equate to 'preserving jobs since
rail is the most economically fea-
sible way to move some freight in
these industries.
Ray stressed that preserving
these jobs and hopefully those of


And compared to 2000. the
;!number, ol' those tantalizing her-
maphrodite mollusks is nearly 10
times as great. .
'To me, that's- good," Arnold
said. '"They are going up; they are
rebounding."
Survey crews in St. Joseph
Bay platted 20 "stations" of about
600 square meters each in and
around sea grass beds sea grass
is essential to scallop livelihood.
S A transecting line is then.run
through every station. ,
Divers start from each end of
the line at each station, counting
the scallops found along the line
as a kind of demographic survey
-of the entire bay.
All told, roughly 12,000
square meters of the bay were
'surveyed.
The number of scallops found
along the transecting line at each
station were counted and an aver-
age. determined.
The benchmark for
researchers is an average per sta-
tion above 25.
This year, the mean in St.
Joseph Bay was 37.5.
While that doesn't approach
the 248 average of 1996 or the
132 of 1995, it is still a far cry.
from the four in 2000 or the 12 of
last year. ',
Additionally', divers found
scallops in 17 of 20 stations.,
"The three things I look for is
a mean (average) above 25, scal-
lops at every station and numbers
indicating. they are bouncing
back," Arnold said. "You have that
in.St. Joseph Bay. We are headed
back there (to the totals of 1995-
96)."
Researchers were optimistic
about the. harvest ifi St. Joseph
Bay due to the number of scallop
larvae, or recruitment, seen dur-
ing winter months.
But scallops, which have a
life span of about 18 months,
fight long odds to survive to edible
size, even though a ,fertile adult
will lay on average roughly 1 mil-
lion eggs when spawning.
"Well over 99 percent will not
even survive to be a baby scallop,"
Arnold said.
The odds are lengthened
when the number of scallops in' a
given area are depleted, because
the higher concentration of scal-
lops, the better the "recruitment."
Arnold added that water clar-
ity was a likely culprit for recent
lean scallop harvests.
"You've had some red tide
problems up there the past couple
of years," Arnold said.


ANRR workers is a major concern
of the company's and the area
communities.
'"The St. Joe Company wants
to do everything it can to help pro-
mote a diverse and multifaceted
economy for' Gulf County," Ray
stated.
'This sale could bring another
partner to the community who is
interested in qualityjobs and eco-
nomic growth," he added.
It is.unclear at this' time how-
such a move might impact local
employees of the ANRR. The best
case scenario would be for an
eventual new owner to. employ'
most if not all of current employ-
ees in the new operations.


(See Scallops on Page 5)


.Negotiations are ongoing for the sale of Apalachicola Northern'
Railroad Co.


Fireworks Ready!!


Skies Will Light Up Over Port St. Joe,

Mexico Beach and Wewahitchka on the 4th


by Tim Croft
The red, white and blue will'
be flying and the fireworks, well,
firing, across the area iext Thurs-,
day as the nation celebrates the'
Fourth of July.
Patriotic fervor seems partic-
ularly pitched this year, the first
celebration of the country's
founding since the events of 9/11.
Around the area there will be
games, musid, food, drink and
entertainment galore and for
those enterprising souls the dif-
ferences in time zones afford the
potential for multiplying the. fun'
and tribute.
Port St. Joe
Frank Pate Park will be the
headquarters for fun in the Con-
stitution City.
The park will open between
10 and noon EDT with f6od,
music and a variety of vendors.
Uncle Sam is due to pay a,
visit sometime during the after-
noon.
And at 5 p.m. EDT there will
,be family games for all ages,,
including favorites like the three-
legged race, sack race; watermel-
on -spitting contest' and a hula
hoop contest.
The band Last Call, which
has. performed at Port St. Joe's
Fourth of July celebration in the
past, will begin playing at 5 p.m.,
EDT.
"It's a lot of fun," said Jeannie
Mims of the Constitution City
Business Association. "There is
something for the whole family."'
At 7 p.m. there will be a trib-
ute including ,presentation of
the colors; singing of the national
anthem and invocation to veter-
ans, the military, law enforcement
and emergency services person-
nel.
Shortly after that ceremony,
the roar of cannons will signal the
arrival of a pirate ship.
There will be a reenactment of
a pirate invasion, complete with
that favorite pirate weapon: Mardi
Gras beads.


Pirates are expected. to invade
the shore about 8' p.m. and the
fireworks will begin around dusk.
This year's display, from a
barge in the bay, will be from the
Pyrotechnics Co., and was bud-
geted for about $12,000.
Wewahitchka
Festivities begin at 6 p.m.
CDT at %f.L. Jarmes Park on the
south side of town.,
Food vendors will provide
hamburgers, hot dogs, sno-cones,
water, soft drinks and other sus-
tenance. "
There will also be activities for
the children, such as a watermel-,
on walk -just like a cake walk but
for a different edible prize and
.sack races.
There will be a live band for
entertainment and the band will
resume for a street dance follow-
ing the fireworks, playing until 11
p.m. CDT.
"We invite everybody to come
out and join us," said city clerk
Jerri Linton;
At 9 p.m. CDT the fireworks
show by S.R.W. Fireworks, an
Alabama-based company, will
start.
The $7,500 show is a "big dis-
play," Linton said. 'They do a
good job."
Mexico Beach,
Things get started early in
Mexico Beach with the Sandy.
Shoes 5K walk/run which starts
7 a.m. CDT at the corner of 15th
Street and U.S. 98.
Sign-up for the 5K is 6:30-7
a.m. Registration fee is $10 per
person, with each entrant receiv-
ing a T-shirt.
The top three finishers in the
men's and women's divisions will
receive trophies.
At 9 a.m. CDT, the Children's
Fishing Tournament will begin in
Canal Park, found by taking the
last paved road in Mexico Beach,
just over the canal bridge.
The tournament is free to
children 12-and-under and tro-


phies will be awarded to the top.
three in the boys and.girls divi-
sions.
"'We had 65 to. 70 kids show.
up last year for the dadgum
thing," said J. Patrick Howard of
the city Community Development
Council.
Transportation up and down
the beach, from Regan's Pub and
Oyster Bar in St. Joe Beach to the
west end of Mexico Beach, will
begin 1 p.m. CDT and go until 1
a.m. CDT.
(See Fireworks on Page 3)

Wewa Board

Addressing Out

of-Code Mobile

Home Ordinances
The Wewahitchka City Com-
mission completed the process of
punching up their guidelines for
out-of-code mobile homes during
its regular meeting Monday.
Commissioners gave uniani-
mous final approval to an ordi-
nance that, among other aspects,
spells out specific penalties for
non-compliance.
The city has had a persistent
and nettlesome problem with
dilapidated mobile homes being
moved inside the city limits.
In addition to codifying
mobile home guidelines, the ordi-
nance sets down certain require-
ments for mobile home owners
and penalties for non-compliance.
Owners of mobile homes five
years or older must have those
homes inspected and a site plan
approved by the city.
If the mobile home is less
than five years old, the owner
must submit pictures to city staff
detailing any damage.
Violations will result in a
(See Wewa on Page 3)


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The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2002 .


EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
COLUMN
WRITTEN BY
WILLIE RAMSEY, EDITOR


. Hunker Down With Kes byKesleyColbert


That's A Winner!!


It's Up To Us To




Keep It Special

Last week I stopped by to talk with one of the community's
recent imports about how she and the family were, enjoying their
move to Gulf County.
She was all smiles while explaining how happy they were
with the move from the Atlanta area. It had turned out to be
every bit as wonderful as they had imagined it would.
At that point she began to talk about: how special this place
is. Things we, locals take for granted are considered as very
unusual or special happenings in other areas of the country.
"This morning on my way downtown (Port St.. Joe) I saw two
children along the .roadside riding on push scooters enjoying
themselves," she stated as her eyes gleamed with admiration.
"You would never see that in Atlanta," She added.
"Shhhhhh!l!!!! Don't tell anybody," I retorted. If everybody in
Atlanta knew about this place they might all move down here
and then we would be just like them.
I'm not sure Dr. Beach knew this a few weeks back when he
declared that St. Joseph State Park has' the world's #1 beaches,
but we also have the world's best living environment. Most of us
who were fortunate enough to have been raised here could spend
'hours sharing stories about childhood adventures that our par-
ents would have never allowed us to be involved in if we lived in
"the city."
I have volumes of memories from days on the bay, at the
parks, roaming the streets, visiting neighborhood friends, and
generally getting-involved in the type mischief kids are supposed
to be able to get involved in without their parents having to:worry
(too much) about where they are and what they're doing.
This has changed very little in our community since I was a
child. My children experienced most: of the same things I did'
when I was a:young'en and now my grandchildren are off to a.
pretty good start also. ,
Anyone 'who visits this part of Florida's unforgettable coast
could never forget just how unforgettable it is. The publicity from
-Dr. Beach's announcement is just the latest example of this area
being discovered. Every week it seems another development or
subdivision is being announced somewhere in the Giulf County
and Mexico Beach area. ,
The real challenge before ourdcommunities is going to be
retaining all this 'specialness"' as we get "discovered" by the rest
of the world. Folks moving ini are moving here because it is s6
wonderful. Who could blame them for that reasoning? Most of us
" who currently live here have no desires to see wholesale changes
that would dramatically impact a way of life we love.
It has become obvious to all of us, I'm sure, that changes are
coming. It's inevitable. Hopefully both old and new residents.
alike will pledge to forever keep this area just as special as it is
now.



Knotheads

Have you ever wondered why some of the ancient Roman
structures have withstood the test of time.
A few months back Tommy Pitts was telling me the Romans
had, their engineers stand under bridges or inside of structures
they designed when the main construction support braces were
removed. It's no wonder that some of those structures are still
around over 2,000 years later.'
Maybe that's .'where the term kriotheads comes from.
Guess you could say they buried their mistakes and their
mistake makers.,


It has been a rough week in
the St. Louis Cardinal nation.
I got the news on Jack Buck
early last Wednesday morning..
John Stewart, a college teammate
and special friend for thirty years


called. Kes.. I wanted to tell Iou
ihov. s,*rr I arI.
i hadnL ec1tn he-rd yet Mr.
Bucl,. had pass-,ed away shortly
before midnight ,J.S. and I Lalked
quietly for a Ie Iinulte.. and
then. I .aSI alone.
Very alone.
Jack Buck and I came to the
Cardinals at about the same
titne-in 1954.1 was just barely
old enough to follow the game on
the radio. Jack was in his first year
as a play-by-play announcer. I was


finally tall enou-gh to reach the
k.nobs on our old stand-up Zenith.
Jack Buck and i spent many
happy hours on separate ends o01
that old bo.x!
He wasn t pushy or loud. He
didn t intimidate Vou with long
words or know it all expressions.
He simply, in a very frank and
forthright manner,, told you what
was unfolding on thebaseball field
in front of him.
He was the eyes for all of us!
And as the lazy summers of


the 50s gave way to the more
tumultuous ones of the 60s Jack
became more than the guy bring-
ing the games into the living room.
You can t spend that much quality
time with one guy without his hon-
esty. his concern for others, his
dignity and his love, for 'your"
game (and. your team) coming
through!
Now, I know we didn't win
much back in those days. But it
wasn't Jack's fault. He would have
never said it right, out loud on the
radio but I think he felt just like I
did..... if we could have just gotten
Stan Musial to the plate every
inning.... We'd a'never lost a game!
1964 was our year! After eigh-
teen years of trying and falling
short our beloved Redbirds finally
won it all. World Champions! It
was all that much sweeter because
we had all been waiting for so long!
Jack had shown us for years
how to lose with courage and
honor. He showed us in ',64 how to
win with humility and grace.
College and life kinda inter-
rupted my baseball schedule. -.I
missed more games tha t I heard.
But there was something comfort-
ing, soothing, safe if I. could just
hear Jack's voice giving out the
line-up., describing OzzieI Smith
going into the hole to: backhand
oneT, Jack Clark pulling a long shot
dow-n the left field line, or his
famous call on the last out of'a
Cardinal victory, "That's a winner!"
All was right with the world.
Mr. Buck was too good to keep
for myself. He broadcast football,
games nationally on both T.V.. and'
radio. He :hosted talk shows. He
emceed banquets. He was in the
television booth for All-Star games
and World Series. He got to know
everybody that was somebody!
'But he never forgot us. Not
one of us!
Years ago a youngster in St.
Louis walked up to. him to solicit
some funds, "Mr. Buck, I'm raising
money for..... and the winner gets
to sit with: you for an inning in the
KmVX 'radio' booth. '" Jack' stick a
'hi2ndred dollar bill in his hand and
said: "See you'behind the mike.'
Jack Buck was a decorated
World War II veteran. He is the
father of eight. He has been elect-
ed to 11 halls of fame. Including
the one in Cooperstown! But every-
thing that you'd ever heard or that
was ever written about himclearly,
and emphatically, pointed out that
he was even a better person than
he was a sportscaster!
I met him briefly in 1995. He
was coming out of the television
booth after a ball game in Atlanta.
John Stewart was with me. "Mr.
Buck," I tried not to stammer as he
reached for my hand, "I'm Kesley
Colbert and--" ..:
"And you grew up listening to
me ..on the radio." .He smiled. I.
guess' it was written all bver pTy
face! He also stopped in the middle
of a throng of people to' chat for a
moment and thank- me. THANK
ME! He had it backwards....
I -knew this guy was alright
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)


Weve Come A Long Way With Photography


IT'S NOT UNUSUAL to pick
up' any newspaper=-large "or,:
small---and not., see' a gaggle of
b pictures, in it. .' .
.Spot news pictures.
Timely photographs.
Photos that illustrate' vari-
ous stories.
It hasn't always been so.,
When we took over this mar-,
velous newspaper back in 1952,
you seldom, if ever, saw a news
photograph printed in the paper.
Ever once in- a while, there
would be a picture, of someone-
becoming engaged,' .or getting
married, -or a file photo of some
politician or' civic leader :but,
nothing else.,.
That's because we had to
have a photograph. in our -pos-
session at least two weeks before
publication date and send. it to
National Engraving Company in
St. Petersburg, in order to have a
photo engraving made of the
photograph.
It was a production, getting
a picture to print in the paper.


THERE WASN'T A weekly in
northwest Florida that printed
pictures in the paper, back then.
We set about to change that
situation in The Star.
On one of our infrequent
trips back to Macon, I. shopped
for a camera. Sears had a Speed,
Graphic. they' had ordered for
someone who hadn't picked it
up.
So, I bought it, paying $8.b0
a month for it. It was the favorite
camera of newspapers, so I-felt I
couldn't go wrong.
My new camera took 4"x5"
sheets of film. I then set' about
teaching myself to develop film


and print pictures.
went to the Seats catalog. I
found a kit to develop and print
pictures--including a Federal
enlarger-for about $30.00; so I
ordered it.
In no time, I was printing '
photographs. Now, all I needed
was. a dark room.

ONE OF MY FRIENDS was
one Paul Von Player, manager of
the Port Theatre. Paul was an
amateur photographer, but like
me, he didn't have a darkroom
either.,
We struck up a deal. I had
the bare necessities to print pic-
tures and he had two rooms


behind' the theatre screen which
were plumbed and equipped as
dressing rooms for stage produc-
tio lns. ,
We converted one of them to
a, darkroom.
I was almost in the photo
business.
I made arrangements with
The News-Herald to make my
engravings. I would ship them to
Panama City on the morning
bus, which ran then, and would
Sget them back-sometimes-on
the bus' return trip that evening.
I Aow had iny photos down to
48 hours and' became the first
weekly 'in northwest Florida to
print news photos in the paper!

BUT, THIS .WASN'T good
,enough.
A few years .later, farl Sellers
sold, the Washitngtpn County
News to Oren Smith, and short-
ly thereafter, I began to notice a
proliferation of strange looking
,pictures in his paper. They were
pictures but they weren't photo


engravings.
I called Oren and asked him
what he, was using to have his
photos made. He told me he was,
using a machine called a Photo-
Lathe and making them himself.
So, I had to have me a Photo-
Lathe.-
It allowed me to print pic-
tures made the same day-my
dream,'all along!
.It was nothing but a cheap
wood lathe with a cutting head
on it that operated by electrical'
impulse, cutting a photograph
on a metal plate, which we used
to print with.
In about an hour, I could
produce a printing plate on that
machine.
I was now in the current
news picture printing business',
after so long a time!
NOW, WE CAN PRINT a pic-
ture, instantly. We don't even
develop and print the photo,
first.
The cameras Willie and his


employees use is an electronic
model. The picture is taken on a
s ,mall disc and put right in, the
computer, for printing.
SPictures are now easier to
print than just plain type!
We had such a time getting
pictures of a timely nature print.-
ed in the paper, 'back in the early
days,. it's hard to .believe how
easy it is today.
Not only were we the first
weekly newspaper in northwest
Florida to print news photos, we
were also the first to print action
sports photos.
We probably were the first
,weekly in Florida to use news
photos on a regular basis, but all
we knew about, for certain, were
those we 'exchanged subscrip-
tions with on a weekly basis,
which were most of those printed
in the upper peninsula. We were
sure none of those were ahead of
us in that manner.


-THE STAR-.
USPHS 518-880
Published Every Thursday at 209-211 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
by The Star Publishing Company of Port St. Joe, Inc.
Periodical Postage Paid at Port St. Joe, FL

William H Ramsey .... Editor & Publisher, President
Wesley R. Ramsey . . . Editor Emeritus
Shirley Ramsey . Graphic Design/Office Manager



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St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
June 28 1:22 p.m. H 1.7
June 29 12:17 a.m. L -0.1 1:57 p.m. H 1.5
June 30 12:44. a.m. L 0.1 2:25 p.m. H 1.3
S July 1 12:51 a.m. L 0.3 2:33 p.m. H 1.1
July 2 12:24 a.m. L 0.5 11:59 a.m. H 0.9
10:57 p.m. H 0.6
July 3 8:19 a.m. H 1.0 7:15 p.m. L 0.6
July 4 7:44 a.m. H 1.1 6:04 p.m. L 0.3


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Governor Pushes Water Quality In River and Bay


Governor Jeb Bush and
Florida Cabinet members signed a
resolution &tat, if favored by
Congress, will restore the water
quality of the Apalachicola River
and Bay by putting an end to
dredging in the waterway.


Wewa-
$500 fine to the owner and an
additional $500 to the individual'
or company hauling the mobile
home inside city limits.
S- Further if any violations are
:iot corrected within five days, the
owner of aft out-of-code mobile
home would be subject to addi-
'fional fines of $100 per' day for
every day the violation is not
fixed.
At the request of the Commis-
sion, city staff sent a certified let-
ter to area mobile home dealers to
call attention to the stricter, odi-
nance and penalties.
Finally, city staff will deal
with issues arising from the pres-
ence of out-of-code mobile homes
in the city.
Violators, except under


Kesley
Continued from Page 2A
from our very first game back in
'54!
He was 77 years old and lived
a truly wonderful life.
I was watching ESPN.
Saturday afternoon when they
interrupted the regular scheduled
program to tell us of Darryl Kile's
death. You talk about a shock of
all shocks! He was, a mainstay of
.the Cardinal pitching staff. He
won his last start just this past
Tuesday. The day' Jack Buck
died.....
He was in the prime of his life.
'He was in the middle of an illustri-
o bus major league career. He,
seemed in the peak of condition.
His heart wasn't as strong as the
rest of him. Initial autopsy find-
ings showed extensive blockage in
two of the three branches of the
coronary (artery. He ;laid down to
sleep last Friday night and he did-
n't wake up.
All of ':baseball is mourning.
And all the St. Louis fans are in, a
,. stat f disbelief."It's rinot about
,.,wins and losses.. This is family.
Darryl Kile was also a good per-
'son. He left a young wife and three
small children. He was 33 years
old.
I have wondered long and
hard just what message God has
for me in all of this. Maybe it is
simply this-Jack Buck has ,given
ps a wonderful example of how we
Seed to be living our lives. Darryl
Kile has reminded us in a very real
way that we peed to start this very
second......... ..
.. Respectfully,
Kesley


"Barge traffic along the
Apalachicola River may have long
ago been helpful to Florida's com-
merce and families' livelihoods,"
said Department of Environmen-
tal Protection Secretary David B.
Struhs. "Today, barges on the


river pose a threat to those liveli-
hoods by adversely affecting water
quality, and in turn the commer-
cial fishery and oyster industry,
as well as eco-tourism."
If enacted by Congress, the
proposed legislation would de-


From Page 1


unusual circumstances, will not
be able to come before the Com-
mission for relief or arbitration
concerning their mobile homes.
In other' business Monday,
the commission also passed a res-
olution setting Sept. 10 for the
city's next general election.
At that time three seats will

Fireworks

From Page 1
The transportation is free, but
there will be no particular stops
along the route.
Howard said people should
just stand' on the roadside and
wave as the buses approach: dri-
vers will be alert for passengers.
The Healers, an electric blues
band, will begin playing 7 p.m.
CDT at Sunset Park next to the El
Governor Motel.
Fireworks will begin sonie-
time after dusk.
"We wait until it is pitch
dark," Howard said.
The Healers will resume play-
ing after the fireworks and contin-
ue until 11. p.m. CDT.
Last year, Howard said, some
15,000-20;000 people, attended
Fourth of July celebrations at
Mexico Beach..
For more information call
648-8196 (locally) or 1-888-723-
2546 (out of town).'


be up: the Group 3 seat currently
held by Tony Justice, the Group 4
seat held by Brian Cox and the
mayor/commissioner post held by
Ray Dickens.
For the Group 3 and 4 seats,.
the terms are four years; for the
mayor/commissioner's seat the
term is one year.
The commission also received
news that. the work on the new
public library is progressing nice-
ly and on schedule.


authorize the Army Corps of
Engineers maintenance of the
navigation channel, restoring
valuable bottomlands and habi-
tats for fish and wildlife )in the
Apalachicola River and Bay.' One


Scottish Highland
Festival Fundraiser
Tallahassee Scottish High-
land Games *& Celtic Festival, a
local hot-for-profit cultural orga-
nization, announces a fund raiser
on Saturday, July 6, from 11 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at the Cannery in his-
toric Havana, located at 115 E.
8th Avenue.
The fund raiser proceeds will
provide funding for the annual
Scottish Highland Games and
Celtic ,Festival on October 4
through 6 at Sunny Hill Farm in
' Tallahassee.


of the highest densities of
amphibians and reptiles on the
continent north of Mexico is found
along the upper reaches of the
Apalachicola River Basin, and
several, plants are native to the
region.
The resolution also recog-
nized the Apalachicola's designa-
tion by the United States as one of
only three National Estuarine
Research Reserves in Florida, by
the United Nations as an
International Biosphere Reserve,
and by the State as an
Outstanding Florida Water.


` The Apalachicola "River an(
Bay is the cornerstone for th,
economy of six Florida counties
Ongoing dredging has harmed th4
river's environment-damaging
water quality and causing the lost
of productive bottomlands. Mon
than 10 percent of the nation',
oysters and almost 90 percent o
Florida's oysters are harvestec
from the Bay, it is the thirc
largest shrimp harvesting area ir
Florida, and is used for spawning
offspring by the gulf sturgeon
gulf striped bass and two endan-
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New Rec Field Needs Name
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The alternate name focuses --
Members of the Port St Joe St. Joe Company and school on one of the most famous trees of- --
FRDAP Grant Committee are board land behind the elementary the region, a stand of which grows. ..
searching for a name for the city's school will soon be turned over to alongside the new soccer fields.
latest recreational facility, the City of Port St. Joe, and work fed
will begin on two full size soccer Cypress Park or Lamar
AIRyi KA YA) fields, a fitness trail and other Faison Park? .. --- ---- ---
community facilities. The city will Committee members would ..
be applying for support from the be delighted to hear your views.' "
Florida Recreational Development Or perhaps you have a third alter- 4 1
SAid Program or FRDAP for short, native? If you would like to
so a name for the facility will be express a preference or share
needed soon. your ideas with the committee,
you can contact its members via,,
lash have already been suggested, one vidually. The FRDAP Committee is
Trythe latest as a tribute to a much respected comprised of Carol Bell, Mark
Try citizen of Port St Joe, the other a Ellmer, John Hendry, Bill
makeup shades reference to the natural beauty of Kennedy, Duane McFarland and. jr -
S rthe area. Eugene Raffield. Let them know
and discover teaewhat you think! ,-
a fresh new look. Many will remember Lamar
Just call'for a Faison, teacher and coach at the If YOU lSee N'ews Happlening.. .
fe mkoehigh school. After he retired, one T-22712718-
free makeover. of his favorite pasttimes was to Call The t 1 i
walk the neighborhood, whatever.
Betty Jean Godwin the weather. It would seem only
INDEPENDENT BEAUTY CONSULTANT fitting to name a recreational NOW See The Star On Line at : A 4
229-6437 facility, which will include an ww. StarFL.com Suella McMillan of the G.I. Group in Blountstown facilitates the discussion during a recent "Art
marykay.com/bgodwinI extensive fitness tral, after Mr. Forum" held at the Garden Club of Panama City. McMillan is assisting a grassroots effort to create an
*ygFaison. d Faio,.area arts council.,


New Art Counc il
by T*imTm Croft
Area lrtit are -omething Fresh Peas
:. .akin to that pr. verball falling tree Sh led-
S* -* .l in the foret. there kno. they are i-
; .. i making a ou nd. it uLt that not Hamper $18.00
S- a whole lot of people appear tu be Hamper 10
SI j hearing them. Quart $ 5.00
A::..: ""p o rrr ned soul
,.. Jare teing to change tha,. At h l. ,t Pleazl lint $ 2.50
Ci n Gulf. Franklin and ead-.tern Ba\ l
::. .- counties. U,$,cd
rass t pert ,. ,I o ocrea at'l Hamper $15.00
regional umbrella, an arts coun-
: [.' '" to ensure that the arts Blackeest *
music. painitin., photography. white e Peas *
music, theater along the Forgot- Pir'ple Hulls *
|....'' .: ,.. "... ten Coast are not forgotten. White Butter Beans *
SAnd if along the \\' a they can lckleMlulLer Beans*
IF *TJ 7 :::r" I ^?break past on-standin nalries Beans *
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HnE ^nd"h Whitfield's
Gulfl County. all the better. ,
SOne of the themes is how can Produce
Se bridge our communates -rb St jo
-through art ae d culture.p sald i
FaP a nator in tile rassroots arti s effort.
I I\II Anrd as economic develo:)p-
Lar estFi ew o'rks A it Ament takes root in the region as
The St. Joe Co. develops its land
-, S ... ..... holdings. the arts are a cn.t(ical
Ingredient tto the mi.daids m-d raiA
--- Clhafin of the-Gulf C("ounty Charn--.-.
Viber of Cormmerce.
T A'CIt Limproes the quahty of
Ihle, Chafin said. "In talking_ to
Chamber members and people in
a rg e t e w|rs C1 %%e Ielit ,e need to offer more ol [or
L age t y E ew r'" -re-sidents and the visitors cominu, g-
in.
D :: To provide some lilt in getnn_
4 the effort off the around. Iocta
D isplay Eve! Iolks have received some perspec-
tire and guidance from Suella
McMillan of the G. Group, iri
S, r: ; IMcMillan. sponsored by se% -. E NM
eral state arts a er,,:',es, ha. B N AFFENpIN '
.. .... the Garden Club of Port St. Joe. AT
": .: 10 a.m wh d s j Another will be held 3-5 p.m.
R .-EDTJuly9at:.theGardencilubof '-. T,
food and merchandise vendors 1. r PortStJ t e r dTu
tA forum, as much. t6,,.spread I s ofd r
the word as anm thing. will also be.
P' U n l W W l '^ H re held in Franklin Count' at 6 p.m.
: Uncle Sam Will Be Herel EDT July 2 at the Alice Jean
Gibbs Studio:n Apalachicola
An area public Tforum is on
the drawing. board.for the n~ar
SFamily Games at 5 p.m. for Young and f uurte. roneo hs:' b e
Old. Sack Race, 3-Legged Race, Hula Hoop "hei arns sade

and Watermelon Seed Spitting Contests (heS in)th misin-
been about identifying current '",, Now Offering
and potential resources, needs,'
B Live Ban at 5 p m l arts educationopportuniities and ,. ..,"
f : 11VC Dl ......1I1 :":::i .... ".... assessing the overall status"of the Highlights
Goals were identified ahd' pri-
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STribute to Veterans. Armed Forces, outlined.rti cm pmun aty Amanda |wts
"We found out a lot about the
Tr 4 bother communities and what they ; '" ,.
Law Enforcement and Emergency have that we didn't know about," ,4ailable
.... Harrison said. "There is so much
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League's summer musical presen-
tations at the Centennial Monu-
ment to scratch the surface.
Meshing these disparate
offerings into a unified vision, and
then broadening that vision's
horizons is an underlying mis-
sion.
"Just the cross-pollination,
the networking makes this a
worthwhile effort," said Ed Tiley,
a writer and painter in
Apalachicola.
"What could be bad about
putting together a group (that
schedules, coordinates and pro-
motes) the arts in this area. This
is a win-win situation if we can
put this group together."
If an area arts council can
construct the stage for showcas-
ing the region's talent, customers
will come, Tiley said.
"There is demand for things if
people know it is there and it's
quality stuff," Tiley said. "I think
the thing has the chance to suc-
ceed nicely.
S 'This is also a worthwhile
project because it's a grassroots
movement that has as one of its
priniary aims the promotion of
'arts education in the schools."
*There are some preliminary


plans for "quad performances," a
kind of four-in-one cultural event
and an art gathering, under the
guise of swapping recipes, for
folks in Gulf, Franklin and east-
ern Bay County.
"We would be breaking bread
together for the arts," Harrison
said.
There has been some discus-
sion of a regional 'website where
performances and events in the
arts can be posted, a cyber-calen-
dar if you will.,
For the immediate, the mis-
sion is to recruit and enlist while
advocating the arts in the area
just as vociferously as those. who
champion economic 'development.
"We have so many talented
people in our area now," Chafin
said. "We need a way to showcase
that talent.,
"We want to do more and big-
ger .and better: And we are all
close enough so that we can sup-
port each other's events.
"We want to make it a broad-
based effort."
For more information on the
local arts efforts contact Harrison
at 227-3745 or Chafin at the
Chamber of Commerce ,at 227"
1223.


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For those o-,er 16 years of age
intending on heading into the.
water in search of scallops begin-
ning Monday there are some key
rules to be mindful of. said Lt.
Stan Kirkland of the Flonda Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission.
For starters, get a saltwater
fishing license.:
"It's considered fishing. so a
license is requiredd" Kirkland
said. "If you go, out and scallop
you have to have a recreational'
license."


Installation Procesg
of Phase IV Started
Gulf Coast Electric Cooper-
atwe has begun the installation of
Phase IV of their water project, in
the greater Southport area.: This
addition to the current water sys-
tem will provide two more miles of
water lines and serve approxi-
mately 100 households with the
potential to service 300.
The construction of Phase IV
will provide water service for all
areas north of Edwards Road on
Resota Beach Road. Four of the
main areasserviced by this addi-
tion will be Harry Wells, Cedar
Bluff, Easy Roads, and Hitchcock
Roads.
Unlike the previous water
phases constructedd for the
Southport Water System, this
phase will be constructed by Gulf
Coast Electric CooperaUtive'sWater
Department. The Phase IV addi-
tion is expected to be complete in
four to six months.


Residents 16 to 64 can pur-
chase, a. one-year license for
$13.50.
Non-residents over .16 can
buy, one of several licenses of
* varying cost: a six-day license; a
seven-day and one for a year.
And remember, before diving,
fly a flag.
What trips a lot of scallopers
up, Kirkland said. is the failure to :,
use'a diver-down flag while snor-
kelingor diving for scallops.
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The flag must be at least 20-
by-24 inches when attached to or
'is part of a boat, Kirkland added.
"A dive flag must be present if
you are snorkeling.". Kirkland
said. "That is the one thing that
leads to more tickets."
If any boater approaches a
dive flag, it is encouraged they
remain at least 300 feet away
from the flag.
"That is really dangerous,"
Kirkland said.
If giving the flag wide berth is
not possible, the. boater should
h, otor at speed needed to maintain control
of the boat.
The final word on diving it
is illegal in any channel.
It is. also important to note,
Kirkland said, that all waters west
of the Mexico Beach canal to the
Alabama line are closed to scal-
loping.
.And it is illegal to put your
boat in in .closed water, harvest
scallops in legal waters and then
return to closed waters.
So anybody from Panama
City to Pensacola, come on over
before you hit the water for scal-
lops. .
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a person who has a great deal of
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loans will .transfer and key per-
sonnel will make the transition in
conjunction with the agreement.
Mary Ann Conroy stated that
her Net Branches located in Port
St. Joe and Memphis, Tennessee
are excited about the change. Her
branches have a pipeline average
of 30 to 40 loans a month.
Steve Conroy, Bobby Orant-'
ham, Bruce Bateman and Judy
'Grantham will originate .for
Tennessee. Mary Ann:Conroy and
Susan Lowe will originate loans
for the Florida office. OSM has a
large range of mortgage products
that will enhance the Net, Branch
operations. Mary Ann states that
"One Source is exactly what the
name implies: a borrower can get
all their mortgage needs met with
us:" OSM will continue to stay
open r Monday-Friday and
Saturday until 1:00.

New Move Over Act
Takes Effect July 1
Beginning July 1, operators of
motor vehicles will be required by
law to reduce their speed and
yield the roadway to emergency
vehicles en route to meet an exist-
ing emergency. Drivers should,
when possible, pull to the side of
the road until the emergency vehi-
cle has passed, being careful not
to block intersections.
When an authorized emer-
gency vehicle using its lights, is
parked, drivers must vacate the
lane closest to the emergency
vehicle when driving on an inter-
state highway or other highway
-with two or more lanes traveling
in the direction of the emergency
vehicle, except when otherwise
directed by a law enforcement offi-
cial.
On two lane roads, drivers
must slow to a speed that is 20
.miles per hour less than the
posted speed limit (when the limit
is over 25 mph) except when oth-
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Keith's To Be Kilpatrick, Lemieux To Wed on July

Honniversary50th 13th at Highland View Baptist Church


All friends and family are cor-
dially invited to the 50th wedding
anniversary party, honoring'
Donald and Elizabeth Keith on
Saturday, June 29 from 6 to 10
p.m. at The Hut in Apalachicola.
RSVP to Beth Keith Langston
at 850/962-6130 if you plan to
come for dinner or just stop by for
a visit!


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Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lyle of
Port St. Joe are proud to
announce the forthcoming mar-
riage of their daughter, Lyndsy D.
Kilpatrick, to Stephen D.
Lemieux, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Kenneth Lemieux of Port St. Joe.
The bride-elect is a graduate
of Port St. Joe High School and is
currently employed with Dr.
Vickie Harrell in Panama City.
The. groom is a graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and is
employed with Welding 'Services,
Inc.
Lynrds%. is the granddaughter
of Mrs. Nancy Mack of Carrabelle,
and Mr. Stewart Lyle of Port St.
Joe. .
Stephen is the grandson of
Mrl." and Mrs'. Marvin Lernieux\ of
Port St. Joe.'
A w wedding is being planned.
"for July 13 at 5 p.m. EST in the
Highland View Baptist Church. All
inends and family are invited to
attend. A reception will follow in,
the church fellowship hall.


Lyndsy Kilpatrick and Stephen Lemieux


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Shannon Hendricks and Justin Kyser
Hendricks and Kyser Set
July 20th Wedding Date
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Shanon LynhHendricks and
Justin Michael Kyser invite all
friends and family to share 'the
beginning of their life together as
they unite in marriage at 4 o'clock
in the afternoon on Saturday,
July 20,, at NMt Carmel Methodist
Church in Jay ,
Shanon is the daughter of
Bient Hendricks of Jay. and Keith,
and Lynn Barnes of Port St. Joe.
She is .the granddaughter of
James and' Mary Frances
Hendricks of Jay, arid Claude and
Bertie McGill of Kinard.
Shanon is a 1997 graduate of.
Jay High School. She earned a
bachelor of science degree in
Special Eduication from Auburn
University this Nlay. She is cur-
rently employed as a gifted
teacher at Ellis lMiddle School in
Henderson\ille. TN.
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James and 'Betty Kyser of
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that was prepared will always be,
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2002 PAGE 9A


Clay Whitfield and Lela Mozley

Mozley and Whitfield Are

Planning A Fall, Wedding
The families, of' Lela Mozley Ralph and Betty Walton, and Clio
and Clay Whitfield take pleasure and Jean Adkison of Port St. Joe,
in announcing the engagement of and the late Charles and Helen
their children. The two were Whitfield of Panama City, and
engaged on February 9, 2002 at Andrew and Theresa Trosclair of
Pebble Hill Plantation in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Thomasville, Georgia. Clay is currently stationed at
Lela' is the daughter of Lisa Tyndall Air Force Base after being
and Steve Miller, and Andy Mozley activated with the Florida Air
of Tallahassee. She is the grand- National Guard.
daughter of Bruno and Marlene Plans are being made for a fall
Guerrieri. and Evelyn Harrell and 'wedding and afterward the couple
the late William Mozley also of, will reside in Tallahassee.
Tallahassee, and Joan Cameron
of Anoka, Minnesota. She is the
great-granddaughter of Erline Sincere Thanks
Buchert of DeFuniak Springs. %The family of Joe Bearden
b Lela is currently finishing her would like to express our sincere
bachelors degree in Business appreciation for the many-expres-
Administration at .Flagler College sions of love and sympathy in our
and, will be attending FSU law recent loss. A special thanks to
-school *next year. ,,,,,the, R. Dave Fernandez ,Qf
Clay is the son irf Jane and "As.embnv f God and the'Rev. Tim
Martin Adkison of Port St. Joe, Bailey of Church of God, Dr.
and Cliff and. Dorina Whitfield of Tuimiel, Dr. Mud and his nurse
Cape Coral. He is the grandson of Susan Belums, Shane McGuffin,
and Hospice. And, a very special
thanks to Dr. Michael Barnes.
July 3 Wedding The cards, flowers, food,
For Anthony prayers and every kind word
Fo A helped make this difficult time a
Sand Foxworth little easier to bear and from the
..an.. bottom of our hearts we .thank
The parents, Gloria J. Taylor, you.
George, Foxworth, Sr., and Rosa Sincerely,'
Lee Anthony have announced the The Family of Joe Bearden
engagement of their. children,
Cedrick Anthony and La'Tasha A enc ,.
Foxworth. Agency on
The wedding is set for July 3
at Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Aging 1i eeting
Church at. 4 p.m. All family and The Area Agency on Aging's
friends are invited to attend it and Board of Directors will be meeting
the reception immediately follow- Thursday, June 27-, at 10:30 a.m.
ing at the Stiles Brown Senior EST., at the Gulf County Senior
Citizens Center. : Citizens Center, 120 Library Drive
The bride-elect and groom-to- in Port St. Joe.
be are 1994 graduates of Port St. This meeting is open to the
Joe High School. After attending public.
'.college;, the couple is successful .
employed and residing in Leon
County. S ay Sawt In 7e Sta!


Special Thanks
We love you all, Port St. Joe,
Again we would like to thank the
ambulance drivers and the doc-
tors of Gulf Pines Hospital for try-
ing so hard to save our son, Rex
Allen Andrew's life. However, the
good Lord called him home.
Rest in peace my son.
Again, thank you, Brother
Dave and Sister Myrna Fernandez
for the lovely service, and singer,
Jan, and Sister Myrna and the,
servers. Also thanks to Comforter
Funeral Home, and Rex's boss
Dave and Trish Warriner for their
support, Bobby the secretary, all
Rex's friends and family and
everyone who came in our time of
need.
We are taking Rex's remains
to Michigan June 28 to be buried
beside his father,., sister and
nephew.
Thank you again.
Margie and Rorn
Andrews Steventon

Were You In The
Class of 1992?
It's time for the Port St. Joe
High School Class of 1992
reunion. They are looking for
some 'lost' classmates, so 'if you
are a graduate of 92 and wish to
attend please contact Kristy'
Mehin Lee at 850/229-8688 or
' Kim Ludlurn od0m at 850/227-
2589. Make plans to be at the
reunion as they are looking for-
ward to. getting together after 10
years. .' :

A Tenor On Broadway
At the Dixie Theatre
Beginning on Friday, July 5,
and. -unning through Sunday,
July 21, the Dixie Theatre will be
ringing with the songs and music
of Broadway. The musical' high-
lights of the last five decades will
echo through the streets of
Apalachicola.
Replacing the earlier sched-
uled. Billy Bishop Goes To War is
A, Tenor On Broadway. Tony
Partington will be joined by'
Pianist Karl Lester to give you an
enchanted evening of music from
the Great White Way. You will be
hearing familiar favorites such as
"On The Street Where You Live"
from My Fair Lady" "So In Love"
from Kiss Me Kate as well as
songs from Rodgers & Hart,
Steven Sondheim and many
more..
T ,, Tlenight -will be enriched 1by
the addition of fascinating tales
and inside stories gathered
through years of theatrical experi-
ences, some funny, some sad,
some bawdy. Don't miss A Tenor
On Broadway July 5-21 at the
Dixie Theatre in Apalachicola.


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Donald L.-Schreck Myrtle F. Preston


Donald L. "Don" Schreck, 73,
of Mexico, Beach, passed away
*( Thursday, June 20. He was born
November 13, 1928, 'in Liberty-
ville, IL. He had been a resident of
the Panhandle since 1972, arriv-
ing from Mundelein, IL. He built
and operated Cape San Blas
Camping Resort, and then Old
Saltworks Cabins before retiring
in 2000. Mr. Schreck attended the
First United Methodist Church in
Mexico Beach. He owned an
insurance and real estate com-
pany before moving to Florida. He
enjoyed antiquing, traveling, auto
races, and bicycling in his retire-
ment. He was a former Marine
and lifelong Cubs fan. He left an
impression, usually good, on
everyone he met and will be
missed.
He is survived by his wife. of
52 years, Ardeth "Ardie" Schreck
of Mexico Beach; son, Reed
Schreck and wife Debra of
Rockford, IL; daughter, Lori
Luczak and husband Richard of
San Diego, CA; and grandchil-
dren, Rebecca Schreck, Bart
Schreck, Daniel 'Luczak and
Briana Luczak.
A memorial service was held
at 11 a.m. CT Tuesday, June 25,
at the First United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Ted
Lovelace officiating.


Myrtle F. Preston, 86, died at
her home in White. City,
Wednesday, June 19, following a
lengthy illness. Born October 8,
1915, she moved here from
Cypress in 1982 after retiring
from Sunland. Training Center in
Marianna. She was of the
Methodist faith. She is preceded
in death by her husband, Clifford
R. Preston, Sr.
She is survived by daughters,
Ida Jeannine Goodson and hus-
band Donald of White' City,
Carlene Preston Warren of
Panama City,arand Kathy Lytle and
husband John of Blountstown;
sons; Clifford R. Preston, Jr., and
wife Ruth of Panama City, and
Donald Preston and wife Sandy of
Tallahassee; one sister, Ruby
,Harris of White City; her sisters-
in-law, Mildred Floyd of Panama
City, and Lucia Preston of
Cypress; 14 grandchildren; 16
great-grandchildren; and' numer-
ous loving nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held
Friday, June 21, at Cypress
Cemetery in Cypress at 11 a.m.
CT with Pastor Henry Moore offi-
ciating.

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earlier at 'a Sunday afternoon
party with lots of family and
young friends attending to share
her "Clifford" birthday cake and
snacks.
She received many exciting
gifts which she appreciated a
lot-the biggest of which was from
Mommy and Daddy, a swingset,
which is why the party was out-
sidel
Lacey is the daughter of
Archie and Jamie Linton of
Burgess Creek, and grariddaugh-
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Gaddis and Bond Bring Home The Gold


Stephen Gaddis and Shawna
Bond, local pole vaulters from the
Port St. Joe High School track


team, were awarded gold medals
in Sunday's AAU State qualifier in
Gainesville.


Shawna hit the runway early
in the morning. She quickly
established herself as the winner
with a 7-6 vault. The officials pre-
sented her with a gold medal.
Gaddis took to the track by.
late morning. He vaulted at 12
feet to establish a height.. After a
couple more vaults he passed on
heights until his competitors were


finished. At 14-1 Gaddis re- ,
entered the competition and
vaulted alone and continued until
15-1 where 'he was awarded first
place and a gold medal.
Gaddis and Bond have now
earned the right to represent the
State of Florida in the 36th
annual AAU Junior Olympics
Games hosted in Knoxville,
Tennessee.


Carter Named Al-Bi
Bend Scholar-Athlete


Lindsey Carter of Wewahitch-
ka was one of 13 area students
named this week as'All-Big Bend
scholar athletes.,
The team is selected by the
Tallahassee Democrat.
Carter, a standout in basket-
ball, volleyball and track: and
field, carried an unweighted 4.0
GPA and was first in her graduat-
ing class at Wewahitchka High
School.
She had previously been
named to the Florida High School
Activities Association Academic
All-State team and is a member of,
the National Honor Society,
among a laundry list of other hon-
ors and awards.
Carter will attend Florida
A&M in the fall. majonng in Allied
Health with a minor in business
administration.
When asked for her educa-
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Port St Joe Angels (10 and
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Angela Canington was the
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Grand Ridge: 2-0-3-8-0=13
Angels: 1-7-5-0-1=14
Port St. Joe: Canington.
Parker (3). Canington (5). and
Browning.
The Port St. Joe Angels rode
the two hit, six strikeout. com-
plete game pitching of Lilla Dykes
to a 12-2 victory over Marianna
Tuesday night.
The win put the team into the
District 4 finals Wednesday night.
Leading hitters were Kyrsten
Keys and Angela Canington, who
were 3-4. Also Megan Garmnnon,
Chellsey O'Neill, Adnan Brown-
ing. and Katie Lacour had two hits
each.
Angels: 4-1-0-5-2=12
Marianna: 1-0-0-1-0= 2
Port St. Joe: Dykes and
Browning. ',


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Indian Pass Invitational


by Tim Croft
Strong winds, choppy seas
and a splash or two of rain'didn't
deter nearly 200 fishermen from
dipping their lines and trolling for
money this past weekend at the
Indian Pass Invitational fishing
tournament.
As one observer at Saturday's
final weigh-in described the fish-
ing conditions during the tourna-
ment, "Any fish caught out of that
water is a bonus."
Adam Teat, captain of the
Bank On It, which won the $500
prize for snagging a tournament
high 187.9 pounds of fish, told
organizers, with tongue planted
firmly in cheek, that, "It was
smooth as glass, perfect fishing
conditions."
He laughed and walked from
the scales in search of solid
ground and refreshment.
Teat's reply was to the ques-
tion of the day, asked again and
again Satfirday as boat captains
lined up' at the scales to assess
their hauls.'
* "How many lunches did you
lose?" queried Jim Wilson, moder-
ator for the televised portions of
the tournament.
All told, 22 offshore boats and
37 inshore boats participated in
the two-day tournament, which
began Thursday evening and con-
cluded 7 p.m. Saturday.
The anglers were competing
for piece of a purse totaling near-'
ly $40,000.
In the offshore division, prize
money was $2.500 for first place,
$1,500 for second and $1,000 for
third.
The overall winners were
Troublemaker Two, with Capt.
Michael Clayton, and Teat's Bank
On It., '


The
division:


Grouper: 1. Troublemaker
Two, Capt. Michael Clayton 15.24
pounds; 2. Beardog, Capt. Dale
Piergiovanni, 13.52; 3. Moxie,
Capt. Bill Kennedy, 11.80.
Snapper: 1. Hooked Up, Capt.
Carl "Bubba" Wilson 11.4; 2.
Breakin' Even, Capt. Chris Dor-
man, 8.80; 3. Troublemaker Two,
8.66.
Amberjack: 1. C-Bird, Capt..
Adam Meadows, 25.20;' 2. Hooked
Up, 21.24; 3. Troublemaker Two,
18.44.
Dolphin: 1. Moxie, 6.20; 2.,
Punchlist, Capt. Morris Palmer,
6.00; 3. Bank On It, Capt. Adam
Teat, 3.60.
Mackeral: 1. Bank On It,
25.04; 2. Beardog, 19.38; 3. Miss
Ivy, Capt. Aubrey Singleton,
18.94.
Wahoo: 1. Fish-N-Fools, Capt.
James Hughes, 39.16; 2. Punch
List, 36.06; 3. Bank On It, 26.46.
Inshore division anglers were
competing for prize money that
broke down, to $750 for first. $500
for second and $350 for third.


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Chug-A-Bug, with Capt. Joey
Raffield, was the overall winner.
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Trout: 1. Spotted Fever, Capt.
George Kelley, 6.0; 2. Chug-A-Bug,
Capt. Joey Raffield, 4.7; 3. Second
Don't Count, Capt. Irene ,Acree,
4.3.
Flounder: 1. Roy's, Capt. Roy
Todd, 3.6; 2. Second Don't Count,
2.9; 3. Sailfish, Capt. Lamar
Munroe, 2.8.
Spanish Mackeral: 1.Catego-
ry 4, Capt. Bubba Biddinger, 4.4;
2. Crash, Capt. Chad Zingarelli;
4.2; 3. (tie) Landry's Law, Capt.
Trey Landry, and Chug-A-Bug, 3.6
Pompano: 1. Chug-A-Bug,
2.1; 2. Sailfish, 1.6; Mrs. Fluff,
Capt. Andy Smith, 1.4.
Capt. Tim Harvey, aboard his
Tall Tales, brought in, a seven-
spot redfish to earn an additional
cash prize.
A portion of the proceeds from
the Indian Pass Invitational bene-
fitted the Taunton Family Chil-
dren's Home.


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PAGE 12A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2002


North Florida Speedway


Weekend Racing Results


The Port St. Joe Stars. Kneeling (left to right): Brandon Ballew, Michael Foster, Todd Lawrence, Desean
North, T.J. Layfield, Peanut Johnson and Chase Butler. Standing (left to right): Coach Mitch Burke, Austin.
Burke, Tyrone Dawson, Phillip Fuze,, Corbin Vickery, Coach Brent Vickery,, Coach Dit Butler and Mrs.
Debbie Butler.

Stars Win Apalach Tournament


The Port St. Joe Stars took
home the big trophy during last
weekend's First Place Tourna-
ment (11-12 year-old) 'in
Apalachicola.
The PSJ Stars-were perfect in
five, games, as Corbin. Vickery
tossed two complete-game no-hit-
ters and Chase Butler also


pitched two complete-gamre victo-
ries, including the. tournament
clinching 2-0 victory over Bayou
George.
Desean North also pitched a
complete game as the. PSJ Stars
allowed just eight hits in the tour-
nament.
Helping 'the pitchers was a


dazzling defense, which made just
four errors in five games.
While the entire lineup stung
the ball all week, Tyrone Dawson
paced the offense with 10 hits in
15 at-bats (.666). Vickery hit .538.
.(7for 13).
.Port St. Joe began the tour-
nament with a 6-0 victory over


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M Race results at North Florida
Motor Speedway for June 22.
Early Model
1. Todd Neiheiser; 2. Keith
Hutcherson; 3. Derek Aultman; 4.
Duane Bates; 5. Clinton Boggs; 6'.
Marty Roesle; 7. Denton Scheider-
er; 8. Guy Scarbrough; 9. Ben
Dalton; 10. Leslie Howell; 11.
Teddy Sasser; 12. Clinton Mears;
13. Phillip Pooler.
Enduro
1. John Melvin; 2. Danny
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2 T. orange juice
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Callaway on June 15 and followed
two days later with a 5-2 win over
Bayou George.
The next day, Wewahitchka
fell .to the PSJ Stars 12-6. and
Callaway' was again victiniized, 4-
0, on June 19.
The Stars wrapped up the
tournament the following day'
with a shutout of Bayou George.


Chris Shearer; 5. Mike Hornbuck-
le; 6. Tony Easter; 7. James Gold-
en; 8. Joe Griffin; 9. Charles
Goodwin; 10. Jim Gander; 11.
Mitch Brashier; 12. Denise,
Trykowski.
Hobby
1. Todd Moseley; 2. Tony'
Payne; 3. Mario Lupi; 4. Dennis
Jones; 5. Preston, Lefstead; 6.
Dennis Flowers; 7. Kenny Peck; 8.
Jerry Bass; 9. Travis O'Neal.
Late Model
1. Lonnie Roberts; 2. Tim
Page; 3. Dale Groves; 4. Gary
Whitfield.
Mini
1. Kenn Bass; 2. George
Drew; 3; Kevin Kent; 4. Lance
Wasson; 5.' Lucas Wasson; 6.
Wayne Irons;. 7. Aaron Brannon;
8. Gary Johnson.
Pure Stock
'1. Chris Miles; 2. .Justin
Golden; 3. Jonathan Melvin; 4.
Charlie Goodwin- 5. Wesley Grif-
fin; 6. Larry "Kojak" Davis; 7. Wal-
ter Nicholson; 8. Mitchell Webb; 9.
Waldo McGuffey Jr.; 10. Foster
Nelson- 11. John Green; 12.
Danny O'Neil.
Limited Super Street
1. Greg "Opie" Steverson; 2.
Russell Welch; 3. Steve Joyner; 4.-
Mike Daniels; 5. Ken Redmdn.
Tuff Puff
1. Mechelle Carter; 2. Deedre
Golden; 3. Denise Trykowski; 4.
Sabriha Webb; 5. Ronda Rogers;
6. Nancy Miles; 7. Linda Dillon.
IMCA '
1. Doug Rogers; 2. Tom Gal-
breath; 3. Darrell George; 4. Jeff
Hutchinson; 5. Clay Galbreath; .6.
Russell Welch; 7. Todd Neiheiser.


Humane Society Winner!
Sol Williams of Port St. Joe was the winner of the St. Joseph Bay
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It's Watermelon Festival time
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be had by one and all. The ,46th
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with retired Judge Perry Wells at
the helm once again as chairman
of the annual extravaganza for his
27th year. This year promises to
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"Irrigation. plenty of rain, and
perseverance of the growers,
promises excellent prospects for
plenty of juicy, sweet watermelons
to serve to our visitors," reports
Wells. '
Entertainment both Friday
night at the Campground and
Saturday at the Agricultural
Center will be provided by the
Festival Committee.' W.T. Miller
and The Millers, will appear on
both programs. Square dancing,
clogging and the antics of Dune
Buggy the Clown' are on tap for
the big weekend; All shows put on
by the Festival Commiittee are
free. .
An antique car and truck
show returns to the festival again
this year, headed by 'John
Ostrowski. Motorcycles., are also
encouraged to participate. The big
Watermelon Parade headed up .
again this year by Travis Pitts will
be starting at the old Chipley High
School at 10 a.m. 'Your parade
entry is welcome, no registration
is required. ,
Thomas Tate, and the
Countians : from Laurel,
Mississippi, will present a free'
concert in the Agriculture
Center's air conditioned audito-
rium at 2 p.m. This band is no'
stranger to festival visitors. Come
prepared to enjoy this iBluegrass
Band with the Cajun sound.
Remember Saturday. June
29, is filled with actnities. includ-
ing the 5000 meter run. the
Shriner's Pancake Breakfast, the
, big parade. arts and crafts, spe-
cialty foods, games for children.
horse shoe pitching. clogging,
square dancing. clown acts,
music, the big antique car show,
the big watermelon contest and
auction and free slices of delicious
watermelon. Colby Peel. local
attorney, is Master of Ceremonies
for all activities Saturday.
Andy Andreasen, 'County
Extension Director, Judy Corbus,
County Extension Agent-Family
and Consumer Science, and
Nancy Alexander, County
Extension Agent-4-H, are direct-
ing all functions 'at the
Agricultural Center. Secretaries
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June 28 and 29, and we look for-
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Jerry's Kids Go Camping for rentaluowners:


Horseback Riding, Animals, Boat Rides, Fishing, Fun, Fun, Fun!!!i
by Tim Croft judging by the response there was six to 21 and afflicted with mus- William Rish Park on Cape San .
-Jerry's kids met Carolyn's certainly a love connection. cular dystrophy were in the midst Bias this week.
animals Monday afternoon and Thirty-two youngsters aged of their annual week-long trek to The camp is a highly-antici-
Da teda summer tradition for area r*m


Jerry's kids. so named for the
Labor Day telethon hosted by
comedian Jerry Lewis that has
raised hundreds of millions for
the Muscular Dystrophy Associa-
tLion.
It is the chance. for a week.
for these youngsters not to be
bound by the limitations of their
wheelchairs.
"It's chance for them not to be
different," said Sheila Robinette. a
Tallahassee resident who has vol-
unteered her time to the MDA for
25 years.
They look forward to this
every year. They just want to be
typical kids. It is one time of 'year
they are not singled out. The
counselors here are the out-
siders."
And so during the week the
kids will lounge by the beach.
take a boat nde courtesy of the
Gulf County Shenfls Office. do a
little horseback ending, fish. enjoy
a pool party and gather around a
campfire.
The week will end with a
Mardi Gras themed dance.
"This is a special time for the
kids." said Rosemary Wesolowski
of NIDA. "It gives everybody a
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Bottom right:
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Miracles Lead to the Survival of Mr. Victory


by Barbara Eells, wildlife
rehabilitator
Mr. Victory This is the saga of.
a young male American bald
eagle.
It was early morning on a
cool, crisp, Saturday morning,
December 15, 2001. Lucas
Morgan, a unit forester for St. Joe
Timberland was checking an area
in Tupelo Bend near the swamp
river where the power lines cross
the Brothers River.
Lucas spotted a large brown-
colored bird hopping along the
dirt road and, at first glance,
thought it to a turkey, but closer
observation revealed a young
American bald eagle! This was the
first miracle!
Lucas contacted Flofida Fish
Wildlife Conservation Commission
(FWC) who contacted FWC officer
Bob Shipman. Now, Bobl has; a
reputation of beirig able 'to cap-
;ture, anything, so' he '.and Lucas
set out to do just that, which
proved to be no easy feat.....not an
easy thing to do ,,anyway and,
especially not in this particular


In the meantime, 'dispatch
called me and told me that Bob
Would let me know where to meet
him to get the bird ,in about 30
minutes. Well, and hour and a
half passed, so, curious as to the
bird's demise, I called dispatch
and asked. She contacted Bob
and I could hear him in the back-
ground say, "We're still trying to
catch him!"
After having seen the location,
it was a little miracle!
A short while later, I had the
bird in my possession and was off
to call Dr. Tim Nelson, who
donates his time for wildlife that I
brig to him. Another little mira-
cle was that he was on-call this
'Saturday.,
The next events in this eagle's
life are all little miracles. -This
youngster was extremely aggres-
sive and, feisty! Stubborn too,
which probably helped him sur-
vive. -We called him "little devil" at
tiines!
It was time to examine him. I,
had placed the bird in a large box


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with a grass mat inside, so he
wouldn't slip 'n slide around while
in movement. This also protects
the feathers and makes it easier to'
reach down and collect him with
talons exposed for the fight with
the enemy....me! After having.
been placed on a throw on the
examining table, as reported by
Lucas and Bob, he had a broken
left wing, but no other signs of-
injury.. Next, a. little anesthesia
and then to the X-ray machine.
Picture taken, back to the table
and view the pictures. Birds that
are highly stressed are at greater
risk when holding them down or
,putting them under for, surgery.
This makes it a job of efficiency
with quickness!l
Pictures viewed, the bird was
prepared for surgery, so that the
compound fracture could be
repaired and immobilized. As Dr.
Tim was cleaning the wound a
small piece of lead was found and
another x-ray showed a foreign
item. The two pieces. were pack-
aged for future need. My job was
to hold the bird s legs and head
making sure the talons or beak,
didn't move toward the hands that
heals, and to watch the breathing
and listen to the heart rate.,
We had to stop once, just to
make sure,- and 'then when fin-
ished. Doc fashioned a curved bi-
valvr shaped cast and placed it on
the lirst metacarpal just below the
wrist on the left wing and then-
taped it in place. This would be on
for three weeks.
The next step was to observe
the bird as he came out of the
anesthesia'. He was weighed and


MR. VICTORY


determined to 'e a male and given
a name: l'Ir. Victory! He was
named- for the small miracles of
-being fouid by .someone who was
in the nght place at the nght time:
by his successful.capture: by his'
making it through thLe surgery '
without any problems: and in
memory of 9-11.
Mr. Victory was ready to go
home..,&his temporary home
would be in muse in my wooded
area. When .I opened, the box
inside the miuse, I saw fhim laying
flat down as if he werg a nestling
or a letdgling:..(he way they do in.
their nest. .But. witl a flash, he
realized it was his chance to flee!
He did at tflat..he hoplied out of
the box and onto 'the ground,
where, he sat a few minutes. After
having gotten used to the sur-


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roundingss, he found the stump
and claimed it for the next few
weeks. finally working his way up
to the perch after he figured out
that he could get there from the
stump or from the ground!
Three weeks had passed and
it was time to check the wound
and the healing process. Back in
. that ole box. back to Dr. Nelson s
,.and back to the table, under anes-
thesia, for X-rays.
Feisty as ever! The healing
looked good! Doc was pleased!
Now, the cast would go back on'
arid would remain for six weeks
this time. It should be healed by
-then.
SLX weeks later; it was time to
return to Doc Nelson. It was time
to get in the corner, turn those


talons upward to fight the
"enemy" and be placed in the box
carrier and then do it all over
again at the vet's office. The stress
level would be high at this time.
But, the bone was healed! That
was sweet success and another
little miracle. Again, as he'has
before, Dr. Nelson did a great job!
The survival of this bird was up to
him...he was a fighter and a sur-
vivorl A stubborn hI1 devil!
* Back to the muse for a couple
*of weeks and then to Big Bend-
Wildlife Sanctuary. with whom I1
mv affiliated, and into the night
pen where he would remain untilI
.he showed us the .signs of being
able to fly in the wild and the need
to be released! Betsy (Knight) fed
and cared for him real well and
-,coaxed him to fly. as for a few
days, his stubbornness kicked in.
and, he decided .he. would rather
walk and hop than fly! It only took
a little while for him to learn that
he would have to fl': he didn't like
our voices or footsteps as we set
out to feed the other birds housed
nearby, so he tried to get away
f"orom us. Also. the two adult bald .
eagles in captivity and educa-
tional birds, Alohaa and Agena,.
"talked and carried on conversa-
tions known only to eagles, helped
make him feel at home until-he
was ready for release.
And. that. day came when
Betsy called me aid said. He's
ready!' I could not wait to call
Lucas and set up .a date. Lucas
had been by to visit Mr. Victory
banging his wife and children on
occasion, and supported the


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Fellowship Time .. 10:45 a.m.
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801 20th Street Port St. Jpe 229-6707
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'FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ............ 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
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Aquatic Center
St. Joseph Bay State Buffer
and Aquatic Preserve cordially
invites the citizens' of Port St. Joe
and Gulf County to Come Check
Us Out at the St. Joseph Bay
State Buffer and Aquatic Preserve
Center located at 391.5 Highway
C-30, Port St. Joe, on Wednesday,
July 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. EST.
The Buffer and Aquatic
Preserve staff would like to take
this opportunity to introduce
,/. "' themselves and the facility to the
citizens of Gulf County. Staff will
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about management activities, citi-
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Please plan to join them for
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vision of the center's future. If you
.have any questions, please con-
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.oaregiver(s) on -seat belt safety and
proper child restraint installation.
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Wewahitchka (639-2644) Health
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June 12 I drove to Betsy's (Big
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just seen him two weeks before,
fed him and he was feisty as ever!
Which is really what we wanted
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This time, he saw the box, didu a


Your child must be present at
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welcome), and you must have an
automobile present. .
A donation of at least $10.00
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There will. be a Cardiovascu-
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This screening will be held on,
July 9, from, 10:30 a.m. until'
noon at the( Gulf County Senior,
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120 Library Drive. '
This is 'open to' the public.
There will be snacks, games and,
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little moving around from one end
to the other, but then went up
with talons ready and I was able
to capture himn.....it was as if he
knew!,
We drove back to the Hwy.
381 rendezvous point and drove
to the area of capture for .the-
release. The same area that he
was found hopping down the dirt
road, captured and, after six
months of rehabilitation, would
be free i'ree from captivity..... free
to hunt, kill and eat, free to
choose his own tree to perch in,
anrd, free to fly and soar the blue
skies!
It was a beautiful day! Lucas,,'
his wife, Susan, two children.
Ashlin. and Kaylin; Steve Shea,
biologist for St. Joe Co., and
Lariny Blair, 'wildlife volunteer,


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Ic,'aird cl.:..e ic P.r 'Id tm arina' G ical rE ial ," :ec'
rd k,,r,-. S229.000.


SANDPRINTS "B' 2801 HWY. 98 Beu.l),ill, fr 611 Gullaire Drve A GARDENER DREAM!! 'p 26:,
-..:hed 26R 2 56A BE ACHSIDE i-.,-,ho,,.e -.ih a g-reci -ell mrr.a,...-.red bi..cl hme c.,- a beaui,Full, lard.:.,ped lai
GULIF 'lEw I.-.', 2 pr..ar dc:kl E, .:ell,.r: rierr.}l .[- .i :,.:.r ..oll 1C r .3 e.ld-cr tb. :h p -,cl a.d i.-n,...
.e,:.:,nd hcme' MUST SEE THIS ONEI S249 900. ,:o..,r $195 000.00


Er.6 barni -..i1 a pa'i csandlai.rge b-:-., dr ck,:-1h
.sk.:rri.c boawIh Th.: h.,in,' .1inna.C--.1%1lare' re,3
ai.,d cE,srar~ c ide lwa M.ia.:,b-arh hai.jarder. trb
and :eparaie *:hc.-.c ...ih *:.sr-c~rcr-3.',c Id
* :,dA aciarc -j,-rf ca 58.000.00.






9235 Cockle, Avenue 2iEF IL irod,,cr~ai :,, I
Flib.: 8 a.:h' c i S' .3' lr F Jii, I,,, 1
5119 000.


450 Santa Anna Street I ErF 2 BA I c1 .1,J ubli..,d-
: ., i k i.'r-ce ,.la,.d ki,:hF.,- pa.,'T,', ,a.'rr barh .,h
q% rder-', .b and .epa,' e .l,.h -er Full, F...-., ,ed
$8500000. Adjoining 75x175' wooded lot also
available for 535 000.00.


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512 A Hwy 98 GRAND ViEW 2 EP 2 5 B4 :...,.
: h,-e ..nh UN-..:'BTfuiCTELC' GuLF E ..i. o DOECl-T
ED C E"';H" '- :v.,pleel I a..,... ed and .-,.:0 l, Jd ::.r.,r
ed C :.ere-. de ,iJ l..,r ..:Cm r a ..d T..,:1 .' 1-.E d': :.'T"
b.c.. t.a ,..a'r C.JLF .IE S. S225 000 00
512 B Hwy. 98 REEL DREAMS : E; : 5 tA:- .k
h:..,,-, ,Fh iii'i. ,TiPu':TED GULF '. IE Cr E IC.r: T
E ED At-' ,H I !, ee ,.' d c. .: h :1 } l.. r.g ..:,:. an.d :c..
It S.ed deck: bedr : b -r a.e .pa .,:,.:.:Io. .'iJLF
.IE.. 3-.-L' B.,.ee:.' 5225 000.00.


315 NAUTILU5 DRIVE BAorihil i.AR Ba ia-n

":.T. H:i.A. ardv,. hed :0,-Sr,, a.,C.0 rad large
gun~ii rp cA-. ih .-:rr.pki'sr-'.er-d l r~a, [,.-i, lard
Pr....' L~AuT 'F.- .11p'. .u ik""CA--n,,


I have 'no idea what kind of pic-
tures Steve and Lanny could get,
but they have to be hilarious! Not
from their picture-taking skills,
but the way Victory pushed off
and went...not realizing what he,
had -accomplished....he freed him-
self! It was not a graceful sight of
releasing himself, but he was
free! He flew for the first time in
months! -
He flew across the, little creek
and landed on the other side. He
would orient himself and then do
the thing he hadn't done for a';
while.....fly. Fly wherever he
wanted to go! A little miracle!
Mr. Victory was, free! At last!'
It was truly a' great day, not only
for Mr. Victory, but for all who
cared for him and his i ell-beirn.
A *miracle!
A. iote'to end.the saga: This
,younri eagle will fly and soar as
the 'adult female .rnerican bald


eagle soared before, that Paula
(Boone) and I captured along with
two FWC officers, just- a short
while ago in Eastpoint, before her'
death.
She was older and majestic,
but could not give a fight,
Something was terribly wrong
with her.
She died just two hours after
having gotten her home. I sent her
body to National Wildlife Health
Center in'Madison, Wisconsin'and
only 'hours after necropsy, I'
received the results from Dr. Rex
Sohn. She had died because a fish
bone had made a hole 'ir her crop
and into her neck, causing pneu-
monia. \\When weakened, a bird's
immune system starts to shut.'
down -.and bacteria begin' to
inside., which is what happened
to her. Her spirit soars with the
young bald eagle called'. Mr.
Victory!


ASSOCIATES:
Charlotte Sanford
850-647-3609
Joan Lovelace
850-874-4906 (Pager)
Regina Capps
850-648-4489
Barbara Mannon
850-647-5004


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bashed successfull restaurant wil. tran. errable an -..'"-
t ',"16 ... ,,i .' ..jil. ^' "' -. ',^


Established successful resla ....I wilh transferrable on "wS^?." -: "'* -Si^^^f' ;-- -wSS .aS. .


premises liquor license centrally located in the heart of
Mexico Beach. App.o, Ic'.0 F r., : .1,.-'., arma'.
,'.- ,'g r ,, pa' 1 500.0q-p er00 .,00g
,,-,.enmo, ,n,:lud.ld S1 500.000.00


9108 9114 Hwy. 98 BEACON HILL LODGE l.,.es,
inr, c ni .p ,.:.ru,.-,,r, Th.. u ,, :.rniplex ho'. 3 .
r8R i a oa irh'ii,e-.. on. I i BA apd ''l era,
' GULFa C'JLF 1E'' i.-' T. ,-rF- :ur. de: All *-,
,e,.:nicl ,~ itm'5t AI'--a ----I --lr-- na g -.Am


,_S .t ,,.. ,-' ,,,:dei d I ,,-, "I cl'o *'xh- large 9,3aige *Co*
"'" _. 77. "',,hop a, :re '3e .a-,, l1,.d,, F'Crlo.n nn reia, I.:.,r all
Wu.,,. 64^O00, 5425,000


25 s "8 GULFVIEW L:,.e B16f bLE.d. F ,-
.:e.Qr,T,,C le tl-,r a.'.d ccu,.ie rI:,. i.n l, .:cr, iI ba,F. 270. Hwy. 98 uIl3Pe 10 "C o..5 or.a.er br zoned
br.l threpi.:. E.rb," c,'ap-i. ZONED TOURIST COM' rouristl Commercial T,.: be.jrco,.'c, I baob eo-:h ide
MERCIAL. G .ra.e 1 -,.e 1 5": 299,000 C-I, a :hr,:..- .t i:., h, b-, ch A. gre-r apprii.i.r, fOr
a ,. .:,.nrr.. :.al .-,.e:r.'.r,i Priced righl al 5250,000.


Ii' 'V'r'h' '~s ~


... -'"Mm I -w..~.&Mrs "TI
427 LA SIESTA DRIVE Spoc..:u 3bPR "B D.:.,bl6 e,d.
,rT.:..lI h..-,me a.-, an.-.: ..- la,. d'-:aped cr.-,rer hGI ,,
d-.,roal: r.e.gjhb:.-.:,d .'.e'll.'Lip anr d ar e r :elle'.-
:r,r.inio' '.'all '.r, cl-,.er: Icl oF beauhil.,I cab.r.ci.-
huge ca -rdr i.' -r r ,-d drer :,lgh5',. 0.00
.',.,lli,,.q d..,'ar..:.e i:. '.e eo.:h.' S85,000.00.


PRICED RIGHT AT 5289,900.00. """ --'----"" -'


.. 209 Water Drive- CANAL FRONT po .:u: abP 2Ea
1 ,'r,,,l b .ho., Ae ..Z at'9 I: -,h 146 canal
5, ,0 1| ). C l acl 6 .oiemi, :r.: i
,b ., hbea,, Immaculatel S346.500

116 Miromar Drive BEACHSIDE and CANAtFRONT -
're 2t' ... : ,r ,I ...I',, h.:- .e a a. -,i d i :a, :-'. ; .
DoI: Cvli, irep: i., ihe Beach '.vh a:, a:, .:e -:' N,:el, l- "z
Furn.ihed and De,.:raoed $475.000. '
B-.<^ ... ... /. .: *^ :a- ^ -S ^ 1 2


102 5. 391h Street I,,rn-.a,re BE -.HSIDE 108 S. Canal Parkway New! 38R/3BA, BEACHSIDE
36& 5B :,r,gl, la,.I, hare c ;rpleel, rerede i ,r, home with a great Canal & .Gulf View! Custom Design
I2 ',;' Th,, hom .. ,r, n-rI condo, pen iau ard rle' Top Quality Construction! Easy. access to
de,g., lg,, b..gi, a.',' Fro,-,, Fl..,da 'r ha-, a.. pri, ate secluded- area of Beachi Many -extras.
G.,,1 L.eme:: 3rd "-C'LF .ilE .',-' $325,000. $315 000. each
VACANT LOTS AND LAND .
229 Nan Nook Grand Isle Subdivision.- Nice build- 415 New Mexico Dr. 100'x158.33' completely
,r.9 \,: only steps to et hDnit 15, 81k A, Lot 8. cleared and filled lot. City street is scheduled to be
535 900. paved soon. $49,900..
231 Nan Nook Gr iI tSeivision Nice build- 417'New Mexico Dr. -- 100'x.58 33' complelel)
,r, lo. o, steps to tnt eacn..Unit 5, Bk. A, Lot 9. cleared and filled lof...City street is scheduled o be
S35 900. '. paved soon. $49,900.
454 Pineda St. Aff6rdable lot in 4th block from beach. 104 Hidden Ridge Rd. Palm Ridge Subdivision -
'o.i S, Joe Beach Unit 2, Bik. 22, Lot 9, 75'x15O'. 75'x220' residential lot in new subdivision. Only 2
534.900 blocks to beach! Paved street. Subdivision covenants
466 Pineda St. Affordable lot in 4th block from beach and restrictions with Architectural Control Committee.
P34,, Joe Bedch Unit 2, ik. 22, Lot 7, 75'x150' Lo R -,
470 Pineda St. Affordable lot inmth block from beach 75'x188' residential'lot in new subdivision. Only 2
P:rt St. Joe Beach Unit 2, BIk. 22, Lot 5, 75'x150' blocks to beach! Paved street. Subdivision covenants
529,900. 'ind restrictions with Architectural Control Committee.
Or all 3, 454, 466, 470 Pineda. St. Lots for $84,900. Lot 21. $39,900.
410 Colorado Dr. 100'x158.33' residential lot in nice 123 Hidden Ridge 1al Ridge Subdivision -
.n-ighborhood on pdved street. Zoned for homes only. 75',x219.30 lot zor(-J( es only.' Completely
U.-,it 14;,.Bk. B, Lot 12. $49,900, cleared, paved street, underground utilities. REDUCED
412 Colorado Dr. 1.00'x1 58.33' residential lot in nice $49,900.- .
neighborhood on paved street. Zoned for homes only. 222 Magellan St. Large 75'x149.5' lot in second
Unit 14, B1k. B, Lot 14. $49,900. block completely cleared. High and dry. Only step to
Nautilus Dr. Beautifully landscaped cleared lot with beach! $59,900.
.e Aer tops available.L lOo3. $60,000. 230 Magellan St. Partially cleared 75'x1 50' lot only
Nautilus Dr. Beautifully landscaped cleared lot with steps to the-Beach with easy access! In 2nd block, pos-
.er taps available. BIk. A, Lot 15. $60,000. sible Gulf View from 2 story home. $59,900.
411 New Mexico Dr. 100'xl58.33' completely Hwy. 386 Large ooded Ilot near the beach..Approx.
cleared and filled lot. City street is scheduled to be 100'x240'. $71,000.
paved soon. $49,900. 502 Cathey Lane z-Unit 16, Lot 10, large.pie-shaped lot
413 New Mexico Dr. 100'x158.33' completely For home or mobile home. .' 73' on Cathey Lane
cleared and filled lot. City street is scheduled to be x171'x220'102'. $49,000.:
.pved soon. $49,900. 3 Acres ZONED GENERAL COMMERCIAL currently being
used for mobile home park. 14 active sewer and water
p.roperties.com taps. 24'x40' shop with electric. Excellent site'for mini
beachproperties.com warehouse, storage center' or other general commercial
beach e ies.com ~ use! $295,000.00. .II!


108 Sund~al Court. Tradar,:.,aI Fort., h~mc .i-
cuide .0c bis ,. appio, 3iS:o q 11 1. .-q x ar
h.:r: c..rsr -c.Sd.- r-iR-j~: .1 BPr 3 b4-: n'S


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135 Columbus Street Gull View 3 BR'3BA4 .,me :,r.-
.- ,.' -. I-,d :o bed I.a. .,r.I, .n-.I I : ihe Beach' Large I :. r
,'.-,an.-.g .' t,r:he,- .. -:-:- b,:. ,p-tharr .. ,rFb Co Ered deck
,er..- F ,r..I, ,.:,,'r, ..,'i. I, '..ch dor: ba, r lead r:- ',,de
,:d a-.... ii .... .Al..:. .e ,arre .olce do..a- sro
.3 i.re r t. .er bed barh a 0:uzz.- gade, rub 2 :r
-q og' -:..-. ae r,.v1-h:,-v-e orS ,ard b ld...iq MUST
, ''....'.. ~'., SEE THIS ONE! 5275 000 00
414 Hwy. 98 ACROSS FROM DEDICATED BEACH
Duplex, 2BR/1.5BA each side, balcony off upstairs www.mexjicobeac
master bedroom with fantastic gulf view, Anderson E-mail: sales@mexico
sliding glass doors keep out road noise. $475,000 E-m m a i Is I: s a s fls @ xi coI


neAr mrb-ble home .hrt walk, r, ded'.:oed bea,:'
fully furnished and read, to go DON'T MISS OUT!
$98,500.00.


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106 S. Canal Parkway New! 3BR/3BA, BEACHSIDE
home with a great Canal & Gulf View! Custom Design
arid slyle! Top Quality Construction! Easy access to
private, secluded aea of Beach! Many. extras.
$315,000. each


I CALL6US FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL PROERTIE FOR SALE IN THE AREW! I


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Jerry's Kids- From Pg 1


moments."
Several were in evidence Mon-
d:ay when Carolyn Lee brought a


brood of animals from the St.
Joseph Bay Humane Society to
William Rish Park to interact with


Counselor Lena Cabrera and Austin Gleaton, 14,, of Woodville
have found a new friend in a pup from the St. Joseph Bay Humane
Society.


the MDA kids, ,
As they held tiny kittens,
played fetch with a dog or allowed
another pooch to lounge in a lap,
the wide smiles and gleaming eyes
described the moment.
As did the camaraderie
between counselors and children.,
"'here is so much of a bond
when you come here for a week to
'take. care of someone, be friends
with somebody," said Dylan
McCrory, a Tampa Jesuit senior
making his third trip to the MDA.
camp.
"I know this sounds (like a
cliche), but it has really' changed
my life.
'These are just normal kids,
just like anybody else. Heck, a lot
of them are smarter than me.
They just can't walk. You get close
to them, become their .friends, it
just changes you." ,
William Rish Park serves as
the ideal setting for some uncom-
mon young people to enjoy an
uncommon place, just a short
distance from the country's No. 1
*beach.
The park has *been hosting.
MDA kids and other groups of
special needs fqlks for more than
"wo decades.
Sitting on federal 'land leased
to the state, the park hosts some


100-plus groups and more than
6,000 visitors' each year, accord-'
ing to park manager Billy Quinn,
Jr.

With its winding boardwalks,
spacious cabanas, and many
ramps, it was established specifi-
cally to offer physically and devel-
opmentally challenged individuals
a taste of the sand and surf not,
always readily available to them.


"It's operated by the Depart-
ment of Children and Families
and it's the only one in the state
like it," Quinn said. "We get kids
from all over."
While most of the MDA kids
there this week are from around
the Panhandle, some have trav-
elled from Alabama and Georgia.
"Everything (Quinn) does for
them is so great," Wesolowski


said. "This is all so special for the
kids."
Muscular dystrophy encom-
passes some 43 different diag-'
noses, Wesolowski said.
It is a genetic and' hereditary
disease that overwhelmingly
strikes males.
Less than 5 percent of those
afflicted with muscular dystrophy
are female.


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1-800-874-5073 or 850-648-5777
P 0. Box 13123 :* Hwy. 98 & 31st St.. Mexico Beach, FL 32410
www.MexicoBeachVacations.com f e-mail: sales@mexicobeachvacations.com


Cathey Parker Hobbs,
REALTOR

Sally L. Childs, Realtor Associate
Larry G. Turner, Realtor Associate
Lisa Varona, Realtor Associate
Alice A. Beaty, Realtor Associate


104 SUNDIAL COURT SEASHORES eau,.ul 3
E' 1b :. h:n, .mi,, bu l i.e :. rc.' ,r F 1. im .1; quol'
,r, .: ,,r-.I."'. ,:h=,-, m .,-ar., ,l-,r. *3,'iea ,ic .h',r ,.,ch d
and :IC ., Cfc.h o.:-:e: ': 11 -,r 1o .n ,rra3.:r. &
P...a:, e,-;:,-q : -. b :L S179.900.00


LARGE MOBILE lON A LARGE LOT 3 P 3 b
tI. b .l-F.:,mTie nri.- l, fur-,..:''id sIF :.a, el ,e' andJ
:r.;k ..d :Gc, .r.g r i: r ...i'c T ,E d 'n a largE Ic ,.'.d :1.: :e
'C thA ded..:aecFd E ,h '.Il .:,ii dc r .,d c. I.. or ,.
312 Maryland Blvd.. Mexico Beach. S75.000.00
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While his counselor from Tampa Jesuit High School beams, Josh
Richard, an 11-year-old from Tallahassee, cradles a young kitten as
if holding a crystal goblet.

Mid .,


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FIXED RATE APR 7.10 for 30 year terms..Rotes and
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3 BR I BA HOME ON NICE LOT IN RESTRICTED SUB.
DIVISION. Ho: fr.-,r c. bo:,:k d,.:k. de,.tch.d .~iOrag
.r:,rag .1ed ,. lo,.'d'.:ap.d la.r, 312 Halley Dr.v-,
Mexico Beach. S85,000.00. REDUCED S79,000.00.






I41CELY LAN -A ..
W alk.ng da .:o.. i- J .-I,
years vf uId,.Q di,3 pin .n..
bo ck .-Ald F,- ,Tc *r. ,,it n Ec^ el :ll -,dlh:.,-,
Haw a d.Pe1 urp :r I.,rd:capr,3 pj',p,.e. & bock,
,.3ad 4.:.:.:.T.pliel, .-,.:.- i. 417 71h Sireel Mexico
Beach S I 55 000 00


106 MIRAMAR. MEXICO BEACH b -..,.rru -,e. .
ER I S b". rc..r,',c,,' I.::a ced r.gh, :r. ihe :.,"al
. .l J. b:..r '.alr Th,. o r s'h:.,rie .: :,r, hFe b 3:h.,d-
.-. i .l.- .. -I -.--. '325 000n n 00


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TRADEW INDS L. ,., :. 1 ," ,c, e 3 .,, l 3..
B. ? E ... :p.- 1:' 700 .q h pl... gar ageC
o ,d E l : .-: ,T ,: ; a p p l I r : e T .r l ,': c : p r n ,L l. r
.,..,T Ilc..-.d.:p'.-iq d mrr. o e Now Under Con-
slruction al Hwy 98 and South 31sl Streel, Mexico
Beach. Ini.de uni, S5269 000.00 Outside units
S279 000 00. Pre Construction Prices.


ON


233 KIM KOVE B" and r.',. F,:'.i.e ,- :.-d ,,..3ht :.r'
,C' l a ih iL.. a I 1Bf' b ,i E. -rFrb r r,:1 .,r ,I tEk .:'

l.r,, h e 9 .. a,g :,,-,d ,T,:r S162.900 .0.0 : -


NEW 8115 AMERICUS AVE. -r.d.:I n,, hdkr'
t, a i arh 3 1.:1 sck r. c. Ia' aD.,'1.d Ii'itF ..- sI
Th- hc---,.- ',: hol. E a 0 F'.!-ble .irh BPF Do ,,'r .
4.o ho. t,at.:iarn.:5Id Dier -it',cjjd P.d.sp'
'1011.ii S265 000.001


OLD FLORIDA COTTAGE L,r rL,.-.; 'hT, H.-, '8 c1 Pal.
A .Ec, apr:-. 20 c 5 N ..raig .: Though. ot,.umrr
: .a:' 5 keeping r,-.rCTai I baith l orio...: cree,.-e
pa.:h Mar.-., p,:,b.Ie.et 9010 Hwy. 98. Beacon Hil
5350,000.00.
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407 TE1 bsr 2 ba bEui.ul. ell bu-
h.:.-,- i :ri c. : ar 10' l.'a :.,1r .-. : l.,ng roci-.
l P.'.I: j-3h ,,'' h 00E '- 0lh r.J EDUrl D ;., 00r.l: '- .I:
:nb,-,c:.: 9i 'hgi,.,g :,. '.:'p :h.5..:: MUST SEE 1
APPRECIATE! S 125,000.00. REDUCED S 1 21,000 00


44 MAGNOLIA D 'MiEXICO BEACH- WONDERFUL
GULF VIEW NEW HOME BP '2 i '2 B4 c,.am
Tle be rber c,.rpe p,- ..ired .-:,r u-'.,'i urd i ,.-,L
:p ,r-'kl, r .,.mr. plu: Tran, rr.te beauIr.ul a ,-er,-,i e.
MUST SEE. Reallor/owner Reduced to 279,900.00.


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8 1 72 boj I J..:e a .1 a..... l ,- :..e ..-,
. : .: ll.. .- .,' '.', l1 :.:::rn d : ', tl', k .,nk l ,,-,.:.'
.. ,.:,, ,,:u. .- ,t p,,, h- ..T,,' ,. 1,Ag p ,r -,d b.a-.:
a:.' PRICED TO SELL! 5229 900.00.

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101 6 &# 1I 38TH STREET Ne c. e. ,,a : i.r h i,.
F -j, h....j, i ,r.,, C ar L r .lTe.. ,, :pp:r[.r..r, ,:jr,'T,,:
I-i t i-..'A n ,:. b,:air.:.:..' :.. 'b -r :arpel ihr.,u, ltb,.:.s' h-
.-: II h11 enmare .3ppoa.,. 5189 900 00.


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LUVtLYT b .' b rc-,und li,-cr .:<.,,a or, a n .UI rr1..'.'
L.:r N ..,. lue .:h'.gr o'and pa,'-, :ornr',: .:,mplorel, lui''
3- A .h ,-,d equ-.ppEd ,.,=0 rar.,.al ,, ,. :mer, Onl,
.',: r ,, E b s:h 112 C. South 32nd Street, Mexico
Beach. Pelican Roost C. 5249,000.00.


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M, .. ,,. i,- ima. ,
GULF FRONT HOME WITH 106' OF FRONTAGE 2
fh2 8'' 6 Fo,,ie r,', ': .,tI, ,.rap,'aro.und decd Loca-
od ari ih ernd .3f ihe .irrel aay I'o'.n MH ., 98 .real
vacation home or rental ir'err.emnl 113 5. 31st Streel,
Mexico Beach. $600,b00.00.


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T. d,- ip 1 bloC.:- b.'..., H,., 98 .:r. ih 1reae
r! 5500 000.00
d BEACON HILL .pr:., -: c.r. Co ll, :2.3 deep
I. S575,000.00.
CAPE SAN BLAS TWO 52'X360' MOL LOFS ,:.
Cap. Sa.P iE. 5295.000.00. each.
Bolth are beauliful localioni and require Slale per.
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SELL -MAKE AN OFFER!! S369.000.00. 121 Circle
Drive, Mexico Beach.


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Beach. $495,000.00.


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GULF FRONI CONDO Carmel Villa 13 & #4
Grui 2 EF 2 E,A u-..I c.,.Tpletely urn;.hed d
qu.:p '.d Forla:..: .ie otl Beach & .son.ei,, r,c,,'
.:&.-.r.d do.:k Gcr.d rerial hi;:c.ry. No condo.fees!!!l
109 S. 281h Sheel, Mexico Beach.'$275,000.00.
each


403 LA. SIESTA. DR.:
MEXICO BEACH -
Nice new affordable
3 BR/2, BA home.
Very attractive
design with vinyl sid-
Slo.. ng B, I, le ,

.ll tove D W & reirig.
,,luded ,,o ,:emploed 5134.90000.


I 1 S 37TH STREET MEXICO BEACH EACH a :.,d.
,. :.. : r :. be a, : i i: ,.
p.,' 6' I I F 3 ,rd.,', r..,b ,r, ..,p'ro.t E jF

Furnished & equipped S209.000.00.


TREASURE PALMS 12 BEACHSIDE TOWNHOMES
WITH A GULF VIEW AND SHORT WALK TO BEACH
'.-I.t ,T, o. ,,',0 :0. 'N'r,: ,Ln. r b -.,'bCE ,:0 rpel plu:&; ,T,3',.
IT,,.- lu,.u,, r r.c,, Corner of 40th Sireel & Hwy
98 S199,900.00. ONLY 4 AVAILABLE.


"WHICH ONE COSTS MORE TO INSURE?"


Call Us Before You Buy One.
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LAURA RAMSEY, CINDY WARD

HANNON
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Phone (850) 227-1133


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309 ROBIN LANE Nice 112'xl 17' lot'in subdivision zoned for homes only already cleared with water &
sewer top paid. Ready for building. $49,900.00.
SEASHORES SUBD. L"UN YlER llice s flq llr st.s ivision. Nautilus Drive,
$57,950.00.
LOT 20 MARYLAND BLVD. MEXICO BEACH 100'x145' already cleared with water & sewer tap paid and
10 loads of fill dirt spread. A BARGAIN AT $57,500.00.
EXTRA LARGE LOT CALIFORNIA DR., MEXICO BEACH. Zoned for homes only, partially cleared, water &
sewer tap paid. $49,900.00.
CANAL FRONT 2 adjacent lots both with canal frontage; one with a dock. 119 N. 32nd Street, Mexico
Beach. $115,000.00. & $110,000.00.
MEXICO BEACH Restricted lots with paved streets, street lights, underground utilities available. 15th Street
& Hwy. 386, $29,900.00.
LOT 1, HWY. 98, SUMMER PLACE SUBD. Nice unobstructed Gulf View Lot. This lot has swimming pool and
beach access. One of the most reasonable priced lots with a Gulf View on the Beach. $119,00.00.
1 ACRE PLUS, CREEKVIEW LOT, on Chapel Lane, Overstreet. $39,900.00.
RED BULL ISLAND- Lot 6, BIk. G, 171' x 100' $10,000.00, REDUCED $8,000.00.
510 4TH STREET, PORT ST. JOE Zoned commercial lot 10, Blk. 26 50' x 170', $39,000.00.
SEASHORES DR. & HIGHWAY 98 AREA SUMMERPLACE SUBDIVISION beautiful lot with great view of
Gulf. New subdivision that has beach and swimming pool access. 208.5' x 50' $115,000.00,


E JI103 A S. 35TH ST. Totally renovated beachside
home with a breathtaking view of the Gulf. Com-
GULF VIEW 3 BP 3 Bi -,,' Je Beoch, Lo.clcn .c.-ip pletely furnished with all new furnishings! This is a
to a dedicated beach. Still time to pick your own carpet great investment for vacation home or rental prop-
and paint. /141 Pineda Street, St. Joe Beach. erty. Bottom floor has plenty of storage space for all
$279,000.00. those beach toys. 2 BR/2 1/2 BA. $249,900.00.

302 HATLEY DR., MEXICO BEACH Home will have 3 BR/2 BA with approx; 1367 sq. f. living plus 1 car
garage. Many nice amenities. Plans in office. $164,900.
106 #2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 Miramar Dr.- Pre- Construction townhomes Beautiful new townhome located right
on the canal with boat slip. This townhome is on the beachside and offers swimming pool access. All priced
at $325,000.00.


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Just decorating one room or the
whole-house. Creating that custom
fooklfor your custom fife si -. .We
can help you with window. treat-
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home to the smallest detail.
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5VfMeXico 'Beach, Florida


tion at the Humane Society are
Goldie-yr. old mixed breed female,
short tail, pictured; Willy-
black/tan pup 12 wks. old; Kelli.
& Cutie-3 1/2 mo. old female kit-
tens; Trixie-spayed, shots, can be
adopted FREE; family of 4 lab/
hound pups; Nancy-nice 7 1/2
mo. old jet black mixed breed
pup.
Dusty-large yellow l ab out
3 yrs. old; Greta-red medium size
female, spayed, can be adopted
FREE; Spanky-red ticked pup
about 5 mo. old; Suzy-nice
- natured bulldog mix female;
Candy-beautiful 5 mo. old female
pup, white w/brown spots; Max-
nice 1 1/2 yr. small dog; Tiny-
large doberman pinscher;
Peppy-small black/white terrier
mix; several black puppies w/
first shots; Bashful-4 -mo. old'
tabby kitty; several kitties.
All cats can now be seen in
new large display cage.
For more information, you
may contact the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103 or
visit the web site at www.SJB
HumaneSociety.org.


BEACH REALTY
OF CAPE SAN B LA S
4975-A Cape San Bias Rd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Roger Bradley Don Bradley Victor Ramos
Broker/Owner Agent Broker Associate, GRI.
Mobile: 850-227-4383 After Hours After Hours
After Hours: 229-2749 850-827-2647 850-229-9353
BUSINESS TOLL-FREE FAX
850-22.7-9000 866-229-5525 850-227-9111
beachrealty@gulf.net www.flbeaches.net








S'ENJOY PANORAMIC GULF VIEWS FROM THIS BRAND NEW 3 BR/3BA BEAUTY I"
] LOCATED IN ST. JOE BEACH This Builder's Home boasts many upgrades including
standing seam metal roof, ceramic tile, custom cabinets, 10' covered decks, and
much more! ONE TO SEE @ $279,900- '



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175 GRIFFIN AVE. Bar.B.Oue ,ojr 121 HUNTER CIRCLE Huge yard and los
fonaor,e mcali and enieria.,r, our trieds of iiorage for all ;,our boalh and lIys
fr.. om he deck .o ,. i, i; .er beach houe 36R i6.A lourdrv large k ,rchen, and car- '
o.erlook.ng ihe Gull 'f t..<..:o Th,: arlmrorl por BRING YOUR CHECK BOOK BECAUSE
new 3BR/2BA comes fully furnished, down AT 590,000 THIS GEM WON'T LAST LONG.
to the iil',er are iu;: br,ng /our toothbrush
and lea.e ,our .rr-. bac'. homel


GCCC Schedules


Fall Productions


GOLDIE

Title Needed For Off-Road Vehicles


After June 30, the Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission will no longer regis-
ter off-highway vehicles.
In place of registering vehi-
cles, new legislation. will require a
certificate of, title from the
Department of, Highway Safety
and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) for
all off-highway ,vehicles pur-
chased by a Florida resident after
July 1 or any off-highway vehicle
that is owned by a resident and is
operated on public lands in,
Florida. Tracks, half-tracks and
buggies will not have to be titled
Sunder the new legislation.
The change is a result of the
Florida Legislatuire passing House
Bill 1681. A provision in the bill
established the T. Mark Schmidt
Off-Highway Vehicle Safety and
Recreation Act. The legislation
repealed the part of the law that
required the FWVC to register off-


highway vehicles.
Florida law defines an off-
highway vehicle as any ATV (all-
terrain ehicle)l. or off-highway
motorcycle that is used off roads
or highways for recreational pur-
poses and is not registered and
licensed for highway use.
Titling fees for off-highway
vehicles will go into a trust'fund
administered by- the Florida
Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services to expand,
opportuinties for off-highway

vehicle use on public lands. The
legislation also created an Off-.
.Highway Recreational Advison'
Committee that will establish
policies as guides in establishing
new off-highway vehicle areas and
their use.
For questions regarding cer-
tificates pof title,. contact the,
DHSMV at 850/922-9000..


"MAYBE I CAN HELP YOU
SAVE MONEY ON IT."


GREAT HOME OR BUSINESS OPPORTU-
NITYI Owner will consider financing or
joint venture on this Grand 5 BR/4 BA
Gulf View Beauty. Recently upgraded
inside and out, owner will include
adjoining lot as well. A Great Buy @
$550,000.






S"CAPE SAN BLAS BEACH HOUSE ,dc,.
ing completion. With 3 BR/2 BA and fresh
upgrades. PRE-COMPLETION PRICED @
S$599,900.








BAYVIEW COTTAGE Csie re,, 2 BR
Sloft/2 BA cottage with impressive bay
views. Nestled in quiet area joining'
State Park and close to everything! BEST.
BUY ON THE CAPE AT $189,900


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TREASURE BAY HOME Comfortable 2
BR/2BA home includes additional'mom-in
law apartment. Deeded bay access and
spacious lot. MAKES THIS ONE A BAR-
GAIN @ $122,900. OWNER ANXIOUS,
BRING ALL OFFERS





GULF FRONT ON CAPE SAN BLAS -
Fantastic Views from this 51' x 312'+-
Gulf Front Lot. White Sandy Beaches
and Emerald Waters and Perfect for
Your New Home! ASKING $399,900
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GULF FRONT IN BARRIER DUNES Fanai.c
View from Ihis 3 BR/3 5 BA i800+ q f
un;I in Barrier Dunes. Great rental cor-
pletely furnished! $449,900.






INCREDIBLE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY!
THE CAPE TRADING' POST Includes con .6j
verience store, gas station and over 200
feet of highway frontage. $959,500.
Cabins and Campground also avail- k
able!


GULF FRONT ON CAPE SAN BLAS!
Erjoy panoramic ',e s ard incredible
.sunsets from your own sunny decks. This
large 4 BR/3.5 BA beauty includes a a
separate apartment with private
entrance and great rental potential. New U
appliances and A/C make this one to
see. Perfectly priced @ $425,000.









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"BEST OF BOTH WORLDS This Gulf
Front Townhome also features incredible
Bay Views. Tastefully decorated, this 3
BR/2 BA beauty boasts numerous
upgrades, covered parking, two com-
fortable decks. And is offered partially
furnished at $219,900.

Cape San Bias 2nd Tier, $144,900. $
"Gulf View lot in Treasure Shores.
$86,000.
Treasure Bay on C-30, 103'x217' @
$72,500.
Gulf Front on Cape San Bias, 9
51'x312', $399,000. 9
404 OM9 f tam


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SA NEW HOME DISCOUNT
ON YOUR INSURANCE.
GASKIN-GRADDY INSURANCE AGENCY, INC.
156 N. Second Street Wewahitchka
Phone 639-5077


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F LO R I D IA)N
IN S UR'ANCE \
C O M P A N Y


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2001 Allstate Insurance Company .


Real Estate
Answers to Real Estate questions
from your local Century 21 Agents.
ATTENTION TO DETAILS HELPS HOMEOWNERS SELL FAST IN A BUYERS MARKET
By: Kim Harrison
Vi-, b.' hs lut.t g.,,en s,:u i'e *:ar.-: c.pp.:.rtu'..r, -f a lifetime, but i, i:b 'a ,n on.,ihtr state.
'Scoar.,ou d,::oer ihoi nr.. -'cj ,osr tan .t,- i,..-.:,her city may be one of life's hardest tasks, The
thought cf lea.ng beh.r.d old Ir.ends and sch.:.:.l: l.:r a irrJr.ge town can be frightening. The biggest chal-
6le ge ol all ho.'eEr ilo preier.e he q....r, .r. t'' h:.u ..ig investment so you will be able to purchase
a ,rrmilar home ,n ihe new location. '
Noti ioa .or, Ei en in these ]i,m h..r.... m Ic .e .-..- r; :ar. :Ell. a, r, :.j.;fc,.:.r', p,;:e in a rea-
sonable period of ti,.e h F:rei Pa, ani,',rr. i.: daa : u'l.:e .T,.rk- ... c .a.-.- a.r.d prn:e ithe home to
:ell quickly i. *
ihe follao.ng i;ps car, hlp ,ou get that "sold" sign up fast.
SELECT A SAVVY REAL ESTATE AGENT....:.r, '. .ih a i .:.:e .ful 'rack re:..,rd in your neighborhood,
backed by resources lhoa e.lend iroic. uir.de hD,..n.:l markets. Make sure the agent prepares an effective
listing of your properly "on ihat c.illrne all ih- tfe.ures that make your hore unique. Also, it's smart to
prepare a :eparole act o ket Ital .:air. be d;:,,'ibued freely to all interested buyers. In soft time, offering
the agent.oa bonus 'f ihe hou.e :elli aih.r. .0: do. .aan work to the homeowner's advantage. .
OFFER THE RIGHT PRICE. Slau, h oa pr..:e lha is reasonable for your neighborhood and the size
of your home. Comparing the price of your home with similar nearby listings is an easy way to be sure
you are offering the right price. Comparing the opinions of two independent appraisers will also help you
avoid over-pricing.
PAY PART OF THE CLOSINGCOSTS...usually 3'to 5 percent of the loanamount. This will attract those
. first-time buyers who are short on cash for down-payment and closing costs. Offering to turn over per-
sonal property such as washing machines and dryers, refrigerators and flower boxes can also attract buy-
ers looking for the best deal.
ACCEPT CONTINGENCY AGREEMENTS. Make your sale contingent upon the sale of the buyer's
home. This takes away buyers' fears of juggling two properties and mortgages at the same time. :
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CORPORATE RELOCATION TRADE. Be sure that your broker is connect-
ed to a relocation network one capable of brining in buyers from distant places. And, of course, try to
get your employer to provide you with relocation assistance, too.
MAKE YOUR HOME STAND OUT Fresh paint and flowers can go a long way in impressing buyers.
Tend to such details as moving the lawn, fixing stubborn door knobs and sliding doors, and straightening
up the basement. Remember, your home's appearance on the day it's shown can make or break a sale.
The bottom line is that sellers should take the time to make their home as attractive as possible.
Compiling helpful tips for the buyer about school districts, utility bills and directions to the nearest shop-
ping mall can go a long way in selling your house quickly.
With a little work and an active real estate agent, chances are good that your house will sell fast in
today's buyer's market.


This 3BR/2BA home is just a short distance from the
St. Joseph Bay. This home is situated on a corner lot
with approx.-2100 SF. MLS#93078. $163,000.
Call Kim Harrison
l ipSt. Joe Bay Office, 2010 Hwy. C-30
Home: (850)227-3745 = Office: (850)227-9600
Toll Free: (800)451-2349 = Cell: 227-6190


WEB SITE: C21GulfCoastRealty.com
ul-t l2 a E-MAIL ADDRESS: Sales@C21GulfCoastRealty.com
Gulf Coast Realty, Inc. 1 .t 4. I > ,,. .,,.. -4 ,1 ii-i. .OilFi.


The Visual and Performing
Arts Division of Gulf Coast
Community College has sched-
uled the following production for
fall 2002:
"Dancing at Lughnasa," a
poignant and comical mecollecLion
of the lives of five sisters in Ireland.
during the 1930s, will be shown
September 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and
22.
Shakespeare's tragedy.
"Hamlet," will be performed
November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17.
Performances will take place at
7:30 p.m. on Fridays and
Saturdays, and 2:30 p.m. on
Sunday.
Auditions for, "Dancing at
Lughnasa" are scheduled for
August 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the
GCCC Amelia Center Theatre on
campus. Roles, are ,available-, for
five women and three men of var-
ious ages. ;


Auditions for "Hamlet" will
take, place September 4 at 6:30
p.m. in the GCCC Theatre Lab on
campus. Roles are available for
three women and numerous men
of all ages. GCCC theatre audi-
tions are open to, community
actors.
,Upcoming spring 2003 perfor-
mances will include a musical
production and several one act
plays. For more information, or to
become a volunteer, call 872-
3886.

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may be entitled to a free poinless test to deterr'ine if o'u h.a e suffered
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Children Enjoy Dolphins Summer Camp


Students between the ages of High school students Daphn
ten and twelve participated in a Crosby and Jessica Plair from th
summer enrichment camp at Port Youth Services Program assisted
St. Joe Elementary School from with the summer camp program.
June 3 through June 20. Funds Students worked together ii
for the program were provided by producing a PowerPoint present
a grant from the Gulf Coast tion entitled Living, Working, an
Workforce Board. Vacationing in Port St. Joe. The


WEWA MEDICAL CENTER

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3RD MONTH: Who should we tell first?
5 i1 MON1H: Do we need a bigger house?
8TH MONTH: How will'we invest for the baby's future?
i t-' 0.
St'fs nice to have a simple
answer for a change.
So here's one. Now the person you
turn to for your insurance needs is
the person you can talk to before you
invest! Ask me about getting started
%-ith State Farm Mutual FundsT for
as little as $50 a month.'

Bill N ood. ,gent i
Registered Representaise':I,; L"L .
InB wh a GooFunds ,
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,e researched the area using web-
ie sites on the Internet, brochures,
d and field trips. Jo Clements and
Sharon, Watson assisted the stu-
n dents in planning, researching,
and producing the. PowerPoint
d project. This project may be
ly viewed on the Internet by going to
Port St Joe Elementary School's
website:
http://www.gulf.kl2.fl.us. Select
S School Webs and then Port St. Joe
S Elementary. :' .
Students also created busi-
ness cards, postcards and signs
about Port St. Joe using Pnnt
Shop.
Gloria Gant and Paulette Best
assisted the students in creating
projects, with K-nex blocks. The
final K-nex project was a Ferris
wheel with a solar panel.
Students worked at improving
their read inr and math skills in
the CCC Lab with Linda Purswell.
Thtdse students achieving the
highest levels and highest gains
were rewarded with prizes.
Students receiving, special
recognition were: Angela
Griffin-highest reading average in
the 4th grade, and highest math
average in the 4th grade; Angela
Canington-highest reading aver-
age in the 5th grade: Jessie
Faircloth-highest math p%,erage in
the 5th grade; Jasmine
Fennell-highest reading, average
in the 6th grade; Tynalin
Smiley-highest math average in
the 6th grade; Chazten North and
Latoya Fenn-highest gain in read-
ing;, and Tynalin Smiley and:,.
Latoya Fenn-highest gain in
: math. ,
Tayler Byrd. and Megah
Gentry, received recognition. for
their outstanding behavior. ,











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Front row left to right: Stephanie Fisher, Tayler Byrd, Megan Gentry, Javi'un Langston, John Tiller,
Brian McGowan, Angela Canington, Charles Smith, Forest Daniels and Mike Byrd; middle row left to
right: John-Paul Helms, Rebecca Furr, Darrell Smith. Tynalin Smiley, Javon Davis, Chaz North, Raheem
Clemons and Lakeva Dawson; back row left to right: Keasha Fenn, Jason Lin, Chaz Byrd, Latoya Fenn,
Jasmine Fennell, Jamie Jackson, Angela Griffin and Kayla Parker. Not available for the picture, were
Jessie Faircloth, Abram Vereen,. Brittany Cannon, Billy Martin, Krystal Keigans, Niecha Walker, Krystian
Kelley, Willie Quinn, Dajon Williams and Aaron Adams.


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Would like to thank all those, ,'
involved in making last week's fish
fry fund raiser a huge success!
Proceeds from .,this event help
pay for our community's
S In dependence On The Coast Celebration.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU to:

The Dockside Cafe
(Glen and Charlotte Singleton)


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S Port St. Joe Marina
(John Landry)

Raffield Fisheries

And All The Volunteer Cooks
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calls sent and made by yow tb Governor Bush in support of
me demonstrated your confidence in mne. I am deeply hum-

bled by the number of people who supported me during
this process.


While my initial assignment will be in Bay County, I
look forward to the opportunities I will have in the future to
preside over court matters in Gulf County. Meanwhile, you
and thei people of the other counties of the Fourteenth
JudicialtCircuit (Bay, Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson and
Washington) have my assurance that I will do all within my
ability to live up to the trust you have placed in me.


Thank you again Gulf County.




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low colleagues.in the Blue Dog
r i Coalition, a group of 33 moderate-
-- to-conservative Democrats
Siii focused on fiscal responsibility,-
released the followrig statement
in response to the Republican
ww IF-- leadership sneakirig language into
the Supplemental Appropnations
Bill that allows for a 9750 billion
increase to our public debt.
.. ."Since the beginning of the
year, the Blue Dogs have argued
that ariy increase in the debt limit
must be included as part or a r is-
Sc ally responsible plan to protect
taxp avers from further increases
in the debt. However, the
T."- Republican leadership put %,ague
John C. Garnous VFW Post #100069 language related to the debt limit
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ud Parents have a positive atti-
en tude about sun protection, yet
many send their kids out to play
every day without proper protec-
bon. Parents are more likely to
apply sunscreen when a child is
swimming than playing outside.
Parents also did not dress
children with sun protection in
mind despite the fact that outdoor
play sessions at nine North
Florida day care centers lasted an
average of 57 minutes.
Researchers observed pre-
schoolers playing outdoors at the
centers 'during the summer
months and found that their
clothing-most often cotton T-
shirts and shorts-did.not provide
adequate protection from the sun.
Although 89 percent of par-
ents believe that sunglasses and
hats would reduce a child's risk of
skin cancer, only 'two children
were seen weanng sunglasses and
only one child was seen wearing a
hat, the study found. The average
temperature was 89 degrees and
the average LU index was 9 dur-
ing observation times.
This iss of serious concern
because the parents were knowl-
edgeable about skin cancer. and
they professed confidence in their
ability to limit their children's sun
ex-posure.-but they failed, to do so.
SThere is. evidence that high expo-
sure to sunlight in early childhood
is associated with a high risk of
developing skin cancer, particu-
larly malignant melanoma, as an
adult.
S Medical authorities advocate
the use of sunscreen with an SPF
of 15 or greater and sun avoid-
ance between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Clothing such as long-sleeved
shirts, long pants, wide-brimmed
hats and sunglasses is recom-
mended.
If parents did not always
dress children appropriately, it
may have been because of the.lim-
ited amount of sun-protective
clothing and products for children
in retail stores.
The study underscores the
need for parents to step up their
efforts to protect their children
from the sun and work with day
care staff to ensure that the pro-
tective items they send to the cen-
ter with their child-a hat and
sunscreen, for example-are
used. The study also points out
the need to educate retail buyers
of children's clothing and store
personnel of the importance of
stocking and displaying children's
sun-protective clothing and
accessories .

The Rise and Fall
of Type 2 Diabetes
It's an unfortunate fac f of
modern life: diabetes is on the
rise. In fact, an estimated 100 mil-
lionr people worldwide have dia-
betes, and because symptoms can
develop gradually, many don't
even know they have It.
Diabetes. is a disorder' in
which glucose, a type of sugar,
can't be properly utilized by the
cells of the body. Instead. glucose
accumulates in the bloodstream
and is eliminated in the urine.
Type 2 diabetes is on the rise.
This type is also known as adult-
onset diabetes, since it usually
becomes apparent in people in
their late 50s or earl ..60s;
However. recently there has been
an alarming increase in type 2
diabetes among younger peoples
well. Researchers attribute this: to
the rising rates of obesity in peo-
ple of all ages;' over 80 percent of
people with type 2 diabetes are
obese.
"- Why be concerned about all of
this? Because diabetes is associ-
ated with serious health compli-
cations: blindness, kidney failure,
limb amputations, coronary 'dis-
ease, and stroke.
The good news is that a sensi-
- ble diet and exercise can delay the
onset ,of type 2 diabetes in people
at high risk for the disease.


billion increase in the debt limit
can be added.in conference with-
out a separate vote on this issue
or a plan to get the budget back to
balance.
"The 'Blue Dogs ,have pro-
posed providing the administra-
tion with a short term increase in
-,the debt limit to avoid a default,
while making the larger increase
in the debt limit requested by the
administration *contingent upon
action by Congress and the
President to put the budget, back
on a path to balance without
using the Social Security surplus..
This is a much more responsible
approach than using a bill
intended to fund the war on ter-
rorism to sneak an increase in the
debt limit into law without
addressing the fiscal problems
highlighted by the need to
increase the debt limit."


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lebt Limit
Every day, Americans pay $1
billion in interest on our national.
debt. This is about 16 cents. of
every dollar they pay in taxes. just
to make the interest pas'yment; ,not
even to pay down the debt itself.
In response to these types of sta-
tistics, last month the Blue Dogs
rolled out a plan, "It's Elementary;
The ABCs of Securing Our
Children's Future," advocating fis-
cal responsibility in the wake of
deficit spending and the growing
national debt. Part C of the plan,
"Climbing Out of the Deficit Ditch
Act", would make a short-term
increase in the debt limit coritin-
gent upon action by Congress and
the President to put the budget
back on a path to balance without
using the Social Security surplus.
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1992 Chrysler LeBarorn 4 door, AT, AC,
V6. Loaded. New condition. $2250. 960-'
4464. ltc6/27

zjFor Sale, 1985 Ford Bronco; 4x4,.V-6,
Tilt, C.C, Automatic, $1,250. Call 227-
7415. I ltp6/27

1989 Dodge Ram Pickup. AT, AC. V8,
new condition. 90,000 miles. Must see.
$3450. 960-4464. ltc6/27
1988 Chevrolet Conversion Van. auto-
'matic transmission. good tires. 82.000
asking price. Anyone interested is asked
to call 229-6466. The Gull' County
Senior Citizens are selling thJs van to
help pay for meals for our Meals on
Wheels Program. I tc6/27
1995 Dodge Caravan. AT AC. 4 cdl
Excellent condition. Must see S.3450
960-44641. 1tc6/27
1970 Volkswagon. Good Condition.
runs. Call 229-8079. ltc6,2'20
1999 Dodge Neon. 60.000 rules One
owner. Garaged. AT. AC 4 door. 85450'
960-4464. I tc6.'27
1993 Ford Escort staton wag.on. AT.
runs good, 1.000. Call 229-6752.
2tp6,.'27

1997 Ford Escort 4 door AT. AC
;Dependable. clean. like new. S3250
v960-4464.' 1lt6,27
1991 Chevy Silverado, reg. cab, long
bed truck, 85.000 miles. bed liner. dia-
mond plate toolbox and bed caps fiber-
glass runnim-gi boards, chrome gnri
guard, 350 engine Great Condition.
A6.800 OBO. 15 ft. Barcone 'center
Console *boat, Eagle, Ish lscmer
n Mnkota trolling motobr. ip 'snore
radio, 50. hp Johnseri eneLne. dn\e on
Stroller. $1,950 OBO. 1993 Pontiac
f. Grand AM, auto, p.s., 83.200 or make
offer. Call 647-9397'or 647-2848.
2tp6/27
1990 Olds 88 Royale. 4 door. AT, AC,.
70,000 one-owner miles. Must See.
S2450. 960-4464. :. ltc6/27
1996 ,.Toyota Tacoma. Excellent
Condition. $6.100 Call 227-5952.2tc6/20
1992 Geo Metro. 4 door. AT, AC. New
condition. 40 mpg. $1950. 960-4464.
ltc6/27
1982 Datsun pickup, king cab, 124,000
miles. Rusty, ugly; runs good, $895.
Call 229-8047. 907 10th Street. 2tp6/20
1993 GMC Sonoma pickup. Extended
"cab. V6, AC. Excellent condition.
83450. 960-4464. ltc6/27


2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE,; pewter,'
beige leather, 13k miles,. sunroof,
loaded, immaculate condition, asking
$26,000. Call .227-1159 or 229-8688
after 5:00 .p.m. 2tc6/20


1989 Chevy pickup runs good, $2,500
firm.:Call 647-2620 after 6:00 pm.trce /






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1993 Olds Cutlass Cierra. AT, AC, V6,
one owner. 70,000 miles. $2850. New
condition. 960-4464. ltc6/27
1997 Buick Skylark. 4 door. AT, AC.
Loaded. Dependable, clean. Must see.
$3450. 960-4464.. ltc6/27






For Sale, 20 ft. x8 ft. Beam boat. Make
offer. Call 229-8959.' 2tp6/27
Investor wanted for 33' all fiberglass
fully loaded diesel .power fishing- or
charter, boat. Has' reef permits and
charter permits, or sale for $30,000.
Permits separate. Call 227-9115.
2fc6/27.

14' Flats Boat, 48 hp Johnson & trailer.
Excellent Condition, asking, $1,800.
Call 229-8561. 3tp6/27


Tbwnhouse in Gulfaire 1 bedroom, 1
bath plus loft. All appliances including
washer, dryer. Pool & tennis court avail-
able July 15, $575. Call 648-8007.trfe/20
3 bedroom, 2 bath central air and heat,
lots of storage, buildings. Located at
1305 Woodward Ave., Port St. Joe, $800
a month. Call 850-670-1403 tfc6/27
Furnished Beach Condo, Long term, 2
bedroom, 1 1/2 bath all new inside.
Great Gulf View. $800 month plus util-
ities. Call 647-2570. 2tp6/20
Building for rent, 2431 Oak Grove Ave.
Call 229-6580. 2tp6/20
ATTENTION SNOWBIRDS PORT ST.
JOE 2 BEDROOM. 2 BATH, $500
MONTH PLUS UTILITIES, AVAILABLE
OCT.-FEB., -FULLY FURNISHED, CEN-
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THING. 256-239-4843 AFTER 9:00 PM
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Retail/Office Space for rent, 200 Reid
Ave. Call 227-9414. tfc6/13


Building for rent. 2431 (- ik Gro\e A\e
Call 229-6580. 2tp6/20
2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. tfc6/6


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Magic. Face Painting & Balloons. Party
Planning. Fun & Games. Gall 227-6617.,
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For Rent, RV Spaces, full hookup. Call
.229-8959, leave Ires.aae e 4tp6/27


Applications accepted for Gulf View 3
bedroom, 2 .bat-h. heated pool, fur-
nished/big screened rrifcfo. etc.,
$1,100. Call 647-9317.- tc6, 27
Roommate to share 2 bedroom. I batri
trailer. St. Joe Beach. Must like fresh
air &.r music. neat clean. Male/Female.
$225., 150 Call Brad at 647-9107. 2t/20o


Stein Hatchee Scallop Season Rental, 3
bedroom, 2 bath house on river with 40
ft. dock, ac,. sleeps 8:' furnished. CalP
352-498-7376 or e-mail:
moehring@inetw.net. 2tp6/20

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COMMERCIAL BUILDING
For Rent
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 apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,
125 Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL 32456 -
(850) 227-7451
"Ask about our move-in specials"
Central heat and air
Laundry facilities
Wall to'wall carpeting
On-site Management
SVoice/TTY Access 1
(352) 472-3952 ra


Furnished and Unfurnished .Rentals,
St. Joe Beach, Mexico Beach and Gulf
Shores. (Beach front. Gulfview and
.Interior) Sc'eral Short and Long Term
fiom $400 to 1,400 per month. Arline
Realty, Inc. 850-647-2628. tfc6/6
Efficiency-type apartment in P.S.J..
furnished, all utilities inc. Weekly,
Monthly rates. Call 639-3600 or 229-
294 1. tfc6/6
UNFURNISHED
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig;.
cen. h&a. screen'porch. carport & laun-
dry rm.
Large 2 bedroom apartment stove &
refrig.; washer 'dryer hook-up."
New, extra 1g. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., .inside laundry rm.,, ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No pets.
FURNISHED ,
Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air,
: v.'a]ier ,dr'r hook-up.
*One bedroom apartment, washer/ dryer
.hookup. Call 229-6777 after 7 PM. tfc6/6


Apart./Homes for Rent: 1 3 BR'
apart/dupl!\ee h,rries tor rent in Mex. .
Bch. Furn. & unfurnished. Call Parker
'Realty at 850-648-5777 for more'info..
... .. tfc6/6


Lage 3 .bedroom. 2 bath towiTdiouse,
..unfurnished. uasher,.dr.'er hook-up.
S00 per month. $300 security deposit
N. 36th Street. Me.xico Beach Call Gulf
Coast Vacation Rerntals at 648-5449 .
Rental Management .
Seeking property owners with Units
available for long term rentals. Our fees
are reasonable and we have a heavy
demand for long term rentals'. Arline
Realty, Inc. 850-647-2628.. tfc6/6


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Lighted china hutch with glass doors,
,-hite. $300; matching 6 ft. oval
pedesti! table with 6 chairs, s500 fonr
both; microwave cart, $25; Casio full
,size key board with stand,, $125. Call'
229-2702. tfc6/13
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
Unfinished furniture @
REEVES
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
Quality Refinishing since 1982
Call John Reeves at 229-6374







Yard Sale, 804 Long Avenue, Apt. 5,
Sat. June 29, 8:00-1:00. Lots of baby
items and some misc.'things. ltc6/27
Giant 5 Family Garage/Yard Sale,
1604 Monument Ave., Sat., June 29,.
8:00 until Very nice clothes for children
& adults, girls plus sizes, shoes all
sizes, dishes, pictures, toys, some tools,
lots of household items. ltc6/27
Yard Sale, 620 Duval Street, Oak
Grove, 1st .yellow house on the right,
Sat., June 29, 8:00 am. Mary Kay
Products & Misc. Items. ,ltp6/27
Yard Sale and Wood Crafts, Hwy. 98 &
Bay Street, St. Joe Beach, Fri. & Sat.,
June 28 & 29, 8:00 till 3:00. Bird feed-
ers, digging dogs,, tulip flowers, patriot-
ic eagles (plaque) and shadow figures
gardening kids, gardening man, waving
man and concrete pelicans. Edna
Butler, 647-8926. ltc6/27
3 Family Garage Sale, 4458 Hwy. 98,
Sat., June 29, 8:00 till. ltc6/27
Yard Sale, .132 Pine Street, Mexico
Beach, Sat., June 29. furniture, appli-
ances, dishes, etc. ltp6/27
Moving Sale, 404 Georgia Ave., Mexico
Beach, Sat., June 29, 8:0-12:00, EST.
Oak dining set, excellent condition,
$225; sofa, chair, coffee table, many
other items, including crib sheets,
children's clothes and toys, etc. ltc6/27


OEM.
Ground Maintenance Help Wanted.
Grass cutting, sprinkler systems and
basic lawn maintenance. Call 229-
2600. 2tc6/27
Mexico Beach CDC will be holding,
auditions for non-speaking parts in
our upcoming TV commercial. We are
seeking one athletic male and one ath-
letic female ages 16-30. You will be
filmed mostly from behind in beach
attire. There is no pay for participating
in the spot. Simply exposure and 'fun.
Auditions take place on Thursday, July
11, 2002 between the hours of 1-4 PM
CST at the Mexico Beach Civic Center
on 31st Street in Mexico Beach. 2tc6/27
Secretary/Bookkeeper,. secretarial
.skills, Microsoft XL, Mon.-Fri., 7:00-
4:00. For more information call 229-
7727. 2tp6/27
"**TOP PAY** Experienced
Hardworking Laborers for Fort St..
Joe and Wewahitchka areas. E.O.E
321-636-4734 Lisa, 850-832-4956. Ip/27
C.R. Smith & Son needs truck dri-'
ver/operators. Applicants must have a
valid CDL license. Apply at C.R. Smith
& Son, 3055 Hwy. 98, Port St. Joe. Call
850-229-6018. tfc6/20


The City of Mexico Beach is now
accepting applications for Sewer
'Utility Service Worker 1. Interested
parties may pick up an application at
City Hall, 118 N. 14th Street, Mexico
Beach, FL between the hours of 8:00
-AM and 4:.30 PM CST All applications
must be received, by 4:30 PM on June
28, 2002. The City of Mexico Beach is:
,'an Equal Oppontunit" Employer. 2fc6/20
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,-Bus Drivers Needed Beginning
SMonda\. July 8, Gulf County Schools
will be offering a 40 hour school bus
training course for those interested in
part tLiiie or full Line eniplumoTnent. Part-
time erriplomernt consists .of being a
subIsutLte bus dnv.er during the school
year.. Possible full time positions as a
regular route' dnmei- may be available
beginning the fall of uie 2002-200,3
school year. Only those people who are .
licensed by the Gulf County School
Si stem will be considered for these
positions. If interested please call the
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AC Duct Installers needed.
Experienced or will train right, person.
Call 229-9125. 2tc6/20
All survey personnel positions, salary
depending on experience. 850-227-
7322, 406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe. trc6/6
Toucan's now hiring all .positions.
Full & Part time. Call 850-648-4301
for interview. 'Ask for Paul. 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. tfc6/6
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, spectia lun-
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Waitress includes bartending. G, '-ngs
are daytime hours .-ith occasit. .
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
2 Cashiers 1 full time, 1 part time.
Call Tammy at, Cape Tradinm Post at
229-8775. ... tfc6/6


Cook position available at St.
Joseph's Bay Country Club. Normal
working hours 8-15 am-3:15pm.
Occasional everunigs Rotating week-
ends Can work 5 or 6 da s a week. Pay
negotiable. EOE. Apply at 700 Country
Club Road. tfc6/6


I W CA,


Full-Time Optometric/Ophthalmic
assistant needed for growing practice
in our Port St. Joe Office. Great pay
and benefits. SEND RESUME TQ: 2500
'Hwy. 77, Panama .City, FL 32405, Attn:
Office Manager. ltc6/27
Marquis Home Health now accepting '
applications for Apalachicola Office
for a Full-Time DON and Full-Time
RN Case Manager. Marquis Home
Health is an -qual Opportunirty
E Employer and a drug free workplace
Contact Nancy Howze :or further inior-.
nation at 229-6566 2tc6/20


JULY 4TH BLOWOUT Intenor doors,
as low as S5. Wnmdows as low as Si0.
Large selection of molding available.
Hometown Supply, Next door to Mexico
Beach Post Office. 64-S-6454. Sat 7-00-
3-00. Sun 11:00-3:00 Itc6,27
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY 10% ofilf all King
tan floats, 2 person lounger floats with
cup holders,. kites. beach pa\ahons
While supplies last. Hometov.Ti Supply.
Next door to NMex.co Beach Post Office,
3,48-,454, Sat. 7:00-3:00, Sun. 11:00-.
3:00 .itc6..2 7


Miscellaneous )Office Equipment. Copm
machine & stand, fax machine, type
writer, desks, chairs, filing, cabinets.
Also stained glass pieces, Nordic Track
exercise machine, clothes steamer &
misc. stuff. St. Joe Beach. 647-3633.
ltc6/27

WATKINS PRODUCTS 850-639-2026
or on. the' Internet: www.richard-
watkinsman.com. 10tp6/27
Jackson 'Farms, U-Pick Tomatoes,
$5/5 ga. bucket. Bring own buckets!
Have shelled peas and butter beans.
Open 7 days/week. Days 850-592-
,5579, evenings 850-592-2598, Giand
Ridge. 2tc6/27
31' Dutchmen Travel Trailer, double
slide out, queen & bunk bedrooms, 1
year old. May be seen at Lot 27, Rustic
Sands Camp Ground. Mexico Beach,.
$18,000. Call 229-377-7007 for
appc.inm-erit to see. 3tc6/20
SMALL ENGINE REPAIR
Jobie Barfield 639-3600. tfc6/6
Free "Non-Denominational" Eight
Lesson Bible Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a.Christian & no-
thing else! Send your name & address
to: :Bible Study,' PO Box 929,
Wewahitchka, FL 32465 or E-mail your
request to Wewachurch@outdrs.net ,r.oe






For Sale By Owner, 1994 3 bedroom, 2
bath doublewide. Excellent condition,
$26,000 OBO. Must be moved off lot.
Call 647-3248. ltp6/27
RENTERS WANTED! Own a home for
what you pay for rent OR LESSI Call'
850-763-4266 or 1-888-324-1514 and
ask for D.C. ltc6/27
Have you fallen from Grace with your
Credit Bureau? Special Financing pro-
grams for New mobile homes and land.
Call Vance at 763-4266. ltc6/27
BUY A NEW manufactured home for $0
money down! If you own your own land,
we have a land/home program with NO
money down and interest rates as low
as 5.99%. D.C. at 1-888-324-1514.
ltc6/27
WV tvOo A#ftI~#Af ATW !


I HAVE 5 homes set up on. property
ready to move in, low down payment &
low monthly .payment. Call D.C. at 1-
.888-324-1514. ltc6/27
Lot model sale on 2002 homes!. Some
sold for cost! : Singlewlides &
Doublewides. Call Vance at 763-4266.
Fannie Mae and FHA financing avail-
able on 2003 lModels. EZ to quality, $0
down in some 'cases. Call 1-888-324-
1514 ask for D.C. Williams. ltc6/27
Land home package. Ready to move in!
4 bedroom, '2 bath 0'"down .possible,
payments starting at $599. Call Vance
at 763-4266. ltc6/27
OWNER FINANCE HOMES What you
pay for rent OR LESS! Call 850-763-
S4266 or 1-888-324-1514 and ask for
D.C. ... tc6/27
New $499 down on Singlewides and $99
Down oia Doublewides. Flexible
Fuianicnirig Programs; Call Vance at.7632
4236. ltc6/27
Several; homes, some new; different
locations, ready to move in, payments
as low as $400/mo. Call D.C. at 1-888-
324-1514. Itc6/27
Tvndall Members approved at 950,', rate.
Zone III homes lor Gull & Franklin
Counues Can qualify f6r Zero Down.
.Call Bradi at 1-866-732-7607. 4tc6/20
NEW 2003 Models Inquire about VA,
FHAK financing;, As little as $0 down.
Great, interest rates. Call 1-888-324-
1514 ask for D.C. Willianis. Itc6/27


CLOSE TO WATER? ZONE III Exposure
D homes available; pick your floor plan,
will take 'your trade. 1-888-324-1514
toll free D.C. Williams. ltc6/27,


Free to a good home, black & white
bulldog, ears & tail clipped; 1 1/2 years
old. Call 22'9-622 ask for Irene. 2,.:r. ,:







ST. JOE BEACH 2 .blocks to 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. tfc6/27
Gulf Front .120 ft. Cape San Bias, 3
bedroom. 2-bath,,FEMA, all cedar s-ding
and decks, furnished. $489,000. Call
650-650-3847. tfc6/27
Prime Home Site in Windmark Beach
Seller is FL Real Estate License. Call
904-556-4410. Uc-3c27
For Sale By Owner, 2 bedroom, 2 bath
home in White City, 7245 'Hwy, 71.
Large living area, large kitchen/dining
are with bar on large lot with storage
building, utility room, 24'.above ground
pool. Partially fenced front and back.
Call 827-2552 after 5:30 P.M. Asking
$80,000. tfc6/20
9129 Tulip, Beacon Hill, 1 or 2 devel-
oped lots. Gi-eat .Location, ready for
home or mobile home. 50x105 each,
$27,500. Call 1-228-467-1746.3tp6/20
Water Front 200' Intercoastal, Mexico
Beach area 2 bedroom home, pier,
workshop, $179,000. Vacant lot with
power, $120,000. Anchor Realty, Joy
Holder, 1-800-458-7478. 4tc6/20
4.47 acres of land in Stone Mill Creek
on .Astro Ct. Septic tank, well and
pump, -ready 'to build on or, for mobile
home. Will take first reasonable offer,
call 409-962-787. 4tc6/13
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 648-2061. tfc6/6
MEXICO BEACH 3 bedroom, 2 full.
bath, huge living room with 11 ft. cell-
ings, Italian tile, newly renovated, 2 1/2
blocks from beach. $139,000.00. Call
850-648-9054. tfc6/6
MEXICO BEACH ST. JOE BEACH
Homes and Vacant Land. Ask for Joan
Lovelace. Your Beach Realtor. Mexico
Beach Harmon Realty, 648-5767. trfc/6
For Sale By Owner, 2 bedroom, 2 1/2
bath new townhouse in Mexico Beach.
All appliances, great rental potential, by
appointment only, $205,000. Call 850-
227-3397 leave message. tfc6/6
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
By Owner Brick .Ranch on 2 lots in
beautiful Port St. Joe. 4 or 5 bedroom,,2
1/2 bath, living room 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. 3tc6/20

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
ao bantrak (P' ,92Wq Call 648-
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Just steps to Beach, 50x125 ft. M.O.L
lot Gulf view, 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile
home, screened porch, $119,000. Call
850-647-9214. tfc6/6

1996 28x64 Jacobsoni 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

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 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
770-479-0331. tfc6/6

Home For Sale By Owner 3 bedroom,
j2 bath, walking distance to beach, cen-
tral heat'& air, breakfast 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

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

1 full fenced acre home site in Howard,
Creek,. on 'corner- of Murphy, Road &
Blossom Hill Road. Septic tank with
Pumping station from a 14'x28' insulat-
ed building with full bath and deep well.
Below market value. Callf 850-64 7-
:3949. 800-476-2984. or 850-944-0148.
tfc6/6








House Cleaning will clean one time or
more. Call 827-2657.' 8tc6/13,








2 bedroom, 1 bath home in Dalkeith
near Bryant's Landing. For a house, lot,
or mobile home near beach. Call 648-
,* ]1003. 4tp6/,13'


K*S~

BEHB^U


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN J JlC' FOF: i.CU. F COUNTY, FLORIDA-,
,,- CIVIL DIVISION
'CASE NO.: 02-146DCA
FIRST uNION :NATIONAL BANK OF DELAWARE.
F/K/A FIRST UNION HOME EQUITY BANK. N.A.,
-Plaintiff.,
vs.
PETER J. LARKIN: MARTHA A. LARKIN;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PETER J. LARKIN:
'JOHN DOE: JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT
(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE. SUBJECT PROPERTY.
Defendants.
OTICE OF ACTION
TO:, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PETER J. LARKIN
(Residence Unknown) .
)"1i 'RE N!i fiEt-'m. ll i arcioin for Foreclosure of
,.l-.: z-a r ,, : i'bil.l.:,.nrn,_ .1. -_.t.-e~j property:
; .- SEE ATTACHED: EXHIBIT "A" ,
A CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND LYING ALONG THE
EAST LINE OF MAIN STREET OF MEEKS LAKE
'SUBDIVISION AND BEGINNING AT A CONCRETE
MONUMENT AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF'
TRACT, THE SAME BEING THE SOUTHWEST COR-
NER OF A BLOCK OF LAND NOW BELONGING TO
MALCOME F. ROZIER AND WIFE, AND IN THE
EAST LINE OF MAIN STREET OF MEEKS LAKE
SUBDIVISION AND RUNNING SOUTH, A DISTANCE
OF 500 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
THENCE RUN SOUTH FOR 100 FEET; THENCE
RUN EAST FOR 278.18 FEET, MORE.OR LESS TO
THE DAVE HERRING WEST LINE; THENCE RUN
NORTH FOR 100 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST
278.18 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING. THIS BEING LOT NUMBER 6 OF THE
FOREHAND SUBDIVISION. THIS LOT OF LAND
LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 4
SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, GULF COUNTY, 'FLORI-
DA.
A/K/A 410 TEXAS: STREET, WEWAHITCHKA. FL
32465
tahs been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses. if any, to it, on
Marshall C. Watson. P.A.. Attorney for. Plaintiff.
whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET. SUITE
120. FT. LAUDERDALE'FL 33309 on or before July 8.
2002. a date which Is within thirty (30) days after the
first publication of this Notice In THE STAR and file
the original with the Clerk of this Court either before
service on Plaintiffs attorney or Immediately there-
after: otherwise a default will be entered'against you
for the reliefdemanded In the complaint.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act of 1990 (ADA),. disabled persons who, because of
their disabilities, need special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should contact the ADA,
Coordinator at 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe. FL
32456 or Telephone (850) 229-6113 prior to such
proceeding.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 5th
day of June, 2002.
Douglas C. Birmingham '
As Clerk of the Court
By /s/ Tonya Knox. As Deputy Clerk
Publish: June 13, 20. 27 and July 4. 2002

North Florida Child Development, Inc. is seeking bids
for the following:
Relocation of 60' doublewide unit from 255 W. Riveo
Road. approximately 2 blocks to .130 East River Road
(corner of E. River Road and 2nd Street. South side);
In Wewahltchka. Fl. and setup in new location to
include plumbing, wiring, porch, handicap ramp. andI
any other attachments to building.. :
Call Wanda Davis 850-639-5080. ext. 11 for informa-
tion packet. Bids due July 3. 2002'@ 5:00 pm cst.
Publish June 20 & 27

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE No. 02-32
IN PROBATE
IN RE: The Estate of
IVA MAE HERRING.
deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
The administration of tihe estate of Iva Mae
Herring, deceased. File Number 02-32- CP. Is pend-
ing In the Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida.


Probate Division, the address of which is Gulf County
Chorthuse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd.. Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456. The nanies and addresses of the
personal representative and that personal represen-
tative's attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSON ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the decedenrt and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's estate
on whom a copy of this notice is served within three
months after the date of the first publication of this
notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and persons
having 'claims or demands against the estate of the
decedent must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NQT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice Is
June 20, 2002.
/s/ THOMAS S. GIBSON
RISH. GIBSON & SCHOLZ. P.A.
206 E. 4th Street
P.O. Box 39
Port St. Joe, Florida 32457,
S(850)229-8211
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FL BAR NO. 0350583'
/s/ RODNEY LOUIS HERRING
'1901 Palm Boulevard
Port St. Joe. FL 32456
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE,
Publish June 20 & 27

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0102-33
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will
receive bids from any person, company or corpora-
tion Interested in providing the following goods/ser-
vice: ,
Wireless Wide Area Network
Purpose of this WWAN Is to provide network connec-
Stivity between Gulf County and Bay County
Specifications may be obtained from the Clerk's
Office. Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G.
Costin. Sr. Blvd., Room 148. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 -
(850) 229-6113.
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 Wednesday. July 3,.
. 2002 ai 5.00 p.m E.T., at the Office of the Clerk
of Circuit Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd.,
Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. and the bids
will be opened at this location on Friday, July 5,
2002 at 10:00 a.m., E.T. The\public is invited to
attend.
The Board reserves the right to reject ay'anrid all'
bids., '
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Carmen L. McLemore. Chairman
Attest: /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
Publish June 20 & 27


NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0102-34
The Gulf County Board of County-Commissioners will"
receive bids from any person, company or corpora-
tion interested in providing the following:
'Replace carpet atr the Gulf County Library
in Port St. Joe, Florida!
p:,::ii>:.-.= may be obtained from the Clerk's
-',ll,.- c ,ulli ,ourit L ,ounnou:e 1,-.i'X Cecil G.
Costin. Sr Bi.a Poc.,n i45 P.run St J-. FL 32456 -
'(850).229'- I 13
Please specify delivery, date, after notification of bid
award. ,
Please indicate on the envelope YOUR COMPANY
NAME, that thisss a SEALED BID and Include the
BID NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Wednesday, July 3,
2002 at 5:00 p.m., E.T., at the Office of the Clerk
of Circuit Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin. Sr. Blvd.,
Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL 32456, and the bids
will be opened at this location on Monday, July 8,'
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
Publish June 20 & 27


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO:02 10 CA
H i.-: E .M.k'H.%-lTTA B I. SVI- :':C ..:'P B, 'l MERG-
.' EF. T'-O ,';H C Ei, K tF TE% S. I[ATi-.NH i-.,:S
C Ti'_ri F K. F TE\. 5 Ot, CCr.II.lh-,E. BB irK r.IA. .AS
, S'TODi'D.UJ :R Thi RiSTEE
PLAINTIFF
VS.
DAVID RUSSELL PORTIVENT A/K/A DAVID R.
PORTIVENT, IF LIVING. AND IF DEAD, THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS. DEVISEES.
GRANTEES. ASSIGNEES. LIENORS. CREDITORS.
TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY. THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
DAVID RUSSELL PORTIVENT A/K/A DAVID R.
PORTIVENT; LISA S. PORTIVENT, IF LIVING, AND IF
DEAD, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE. HEIRS,
DEVISEES. GRANTEES. ASSIGNEES, 'LIENORS.
CREDITORS. TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY. THROUGH. UNDER OR',
AGAINST LISA S. PORTIVENT; JOHN DOE AND
JANE DOE AS' UNKNOWN .TENANTS IN POSSES-
SION '
DEFENDANTS()
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
.NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June
S6, 2002 entered in .
Civil Case No.
02 10 CA of tlhe Circuit Court of the I14TH Judicial
Circuit In and for GULF County. PORT ST. JOE,
Florida. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at FRONT LOBBY OF COURTHOUSE at the
GULF County Courthouse located, at 1000 5TH
STREET In PORT ST. JOE. Florida. at 11:00 a.m.,
EST on .the 11 -day of July. 2002 the following
described property as set forth In said Summary
Final Judgment, to-wit: ,
BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE
NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SOUTHEAST QUAR-
TER, SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 10
WEST, AND RUN SOO22'E, 182.20 FEET FOR A
POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE RUN-
NING SOO22'E, 180 FEET; THENCE N89*48'W,
270 FEET; 'THENCE N00*22'W,. 180 FEET;
THENCE S8948'E, 270 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING, BEING PLOT 4 OF AREA "F", STONE
CREEK ACRES, AN UNRECORDED PLAT.
PARCEL TWO
BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST
QUARTER OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH,
RANGE 10 WEST; THENCE RUN EAST 375.90'
FEET,' ALONG THE QUARTER SECTION LINE;
THENCE RUN SO0"22'E, 224.40 FEET,' ALONG A
GRADED ROAD; THENCE RUN S89"38'W, 375.90
FEET; THENCE RUN N00"22'W, 226.70 FEET,
ALONG THE SECTION LINE, TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
TOGETHER WITH 1998 HOME OF MERIT PINE
MANOR 27X68, MOBILE HOME ID# FLHML2P723-
1841 lAB
Dated this 13 day of June. 2002.
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
/s/ Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ T. Knox
Deputy Clerk
THE LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J. STERN. P.A..
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
801 S. University Drive Suite 500 .
Plantation. FL 33324
(954)233-8000
01-82468 (ORI)
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT. persons with disabilities needing
a special accommodation should contact COURT
ADMINISTRATION. at the GULF County Courthouse
at. 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, via
Florida Relay Service
Publish June 27 & July 4


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Apalachee Regional Planning Council is accept-
ing proposals from qualified agencies or firms to coor-
dinate transportation services for the transportation
disadvantaged in Gulf County. Florida. The selected
contractor will be recommended as the designated
Community Transportation Coordinator to the
Florida Commission for the Transportation '
Disadvantaged. The responses to this request will be
In one of three ways: as a Community Transportation
Coordinator which will provide all of the transporta-
tion services, )or as a Community Transportation
Coordinator which will provide some/most of the
transportation 'services through the use of other
transportation operators, or as a Community trans-
portation Coordinator only (a broker which does not
itself provide any transportation services). If
approved', by the Florida Commission for the
Transportation Disadvantaged, the selected contrac-
tor will provide or arrange transportation 'for the
Transportation Disadvantaged System as authorized
by Chapter 427. Florida Statutes, and Rule 41-2,
Florida Administrative Code.
The complete Request for Proposals specifications
may be obtained from the Apalachee Regional
Planning Council, 20776 Central Avenue past, Suite
1, Blountstown, Florida 32424. beginning July 1,
2002 and no later than July 19, 2002.
Proposals must be received by Monday, August 5.
2002, at 12:00 P.M. Central Time/l:00 P.M. Eastern
Time, at the office of the Apalachee Regional Planning
Council.
Publish June 27,

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND OF GULF COUNTY
'GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION '
BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC.
'PLAINTIFF
VS Case No. 02-21-CA
JOE PURSWELL A/K/A JOE PURSEWELL A/K/A
JOE M. PURSEWELL; LINDA PURSWELL A/K/A
LINDA PURSEWELL A/K/A LINDA C. PURSEWELL
AND UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS. TENANTS, OWNERS
AND OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES. Including. if a
named defendant Is deceased, the personal represen-
tatives, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees.
grantees. creditors, and all other parties claiming by.
through, under or against that defendant, and all
claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate.
or whose exact legal status is unknown. claiming
under arny of the above named or described defen-
dants
Defendants' '
SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
Notice Is hereby given that,. pursuant to the
Order or Final Judgment entered In this cause, In the
Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. I will sell the
property situated in Gulf County. Florida, described
as:
LOTS 4 AND 5. LESS 7 FEET OFF.THE EAST
SIDE OF LOT 5, BLOCK A. GAULDING'SADDI-
TION TO HIGHLAND VIEW, ACCORDING TO
THE OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK THEREOF
S*.' J[ FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CIRCUIT,
COURT CLERK. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA,
PLAT BOOK 1. PAGE 30.
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for
cash. on the front, 'steps of the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456 at 11:00 A.M. EST on July 11, 2002.
Dated this 6 day of June; 2002.
DOUG BIRMINGHAM
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ T. Knox
Deputy Clerk,
ENRICO'G. GONZALEZ, P.A.
,.lOrrie, .al L.a.,
EC'Fi.,, *:.- LE2 ESQUIRE
f E L .4 i c..' .i ;r.uir ; .
BTemple Terrace, FL 33617
iFlorida Bar #861472


"613/980-6302 .- t ,.
In accordance with, the Americans With Disabilities
Act, persons nr. ..d c a ",p.:.i ci :t:.mm Illc.,ir. t:. ,
pJliLlp i n [hi i H,-:aring rluikj :.,) [.: ih ,te D .A
,"Coordinator r.:.t |jrmer in r -e.eri 17- oa\ rlwr I. IhLi
proceeding v. a ir-.e rI.-:nai d lay Sr.lcle I 6,0
955-8770.
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a copy of the foregoing has
been mailed to Enrico G. Gonzalez, Esquire 6235
East Fowler Avenue, Temple Terrace, Florida 2".' ,
and Joe Purswell a/k/a Joe Pursewell a/k/a, Joe M.
Pursewell and Linda Purswell a/k/a Linda Pursewell
a/k/a Linda C. Pursewell, I11 W. Rogers Street, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456 this 7 day of June. 2002.
DOUG BIRMINGHAM
Clerk of Circuit Court.
By:/s/T. Knox'
S Deputy Clerk
'Publish June,27 & July.4

NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD,
Purpose and Effect, Trie G.ull" i:Co..uni, -.: B.-ior
pr.i::,o: 1c. am d:-nd an: aj ., pi l.:I.| r as pr:..i. .l. lor
in Ih e n i r l -t F ro ,ed ura ,: 1 r .r i rt p u rp :.: ,"
' .11 utlr-m 1a g i l, ,.:.11 :1 -= ir, *.:.:, .[.l O,;,' 1 i- .:.r]o:n
Statutes and Sralt, 8 r.-iJ .:4 du.: E I.l r Ruie ...
Suminmary: The iliii.:. irg b. i.i e.'.: :ripii.r,.i 0 .:n
proposal cr. rng_
Student Progression Plan
Economic Impact. T,:c.. .,,:,i:,:, ,-ill -:,ii i-irno.
dire.:c c ;, -':O>i te,3 iihr. hiT ,pr~ l-i':rI jlh:'. ,
IFPEL.STEAD ,' HEFIAliJ. 'ILtL E riHELD T
Time: -9:00 A.M., E.T.
Date: Tuesday. July 23, 2002
,Place: Board Room. Gulf County School Board Office
150 Middle Schoo Road
P. ort St. Joe, FL 32456 .
The entire text of the proposed rules can be Inspect-
ed during regular 'office hours at the Gulf County
School BoardOffice. 150 Middle School ,Road. Port
St. Joe. FL.
Special legal authority under which the adoption is
authorized and the law being Implemented and inter-
preted are made specific. 1, .:, '.*-
The addition and changes are proposed by Sara Joe
Wooter, Director of Curriculum and Human
Resources and approved for consideration by Jerry E.
Kelly. Superintendent.
Amendments: "
Student Progression Plan
Publish June 27 & July 4 .

CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA ELECTION
The City of Wewahitchkail lt'- i-,,i.iiri r,. ie.o ti.-n
on September 10, 2002. *,7riih.ji ,:- I'.:r rla,:.
Commissioner,. Commissioner Group III and
Commissioner Group IV must qualify between noon
on July 22, 2002, and noon on July 26, 2002 Eastern,
Time. Qualifying fees are'$29.50. Registration books
for this election wip. close on August 12, 2002, at 5:00
P.M. Eastern Time.
Jerrn Linton
City Clerk
Publish June 27

LEGAL NOTICE FOR
APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER OF CERTIFICATE
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice Is hereby given on March 1., 2002, pur-
suant to Section 367.071. Florida Statues, of the
application for a transfer of Wastewater Certificate
No. 422-S held by GulfAIre Properties d/b/a Gulf
Aire Wastewater Treatment Plant I to ESAD
Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Beaches Sewer System pro-
viding service to the following described territory In
Gulf County. Florida.
A portion:of SE 1/4 6f Section 31 of Township
6 South. Range 11 West and a portion of the SW 1/4
of Section 32 of Township 6 South, Range 11 West: a
portion of NW 1/4 of Section 5 of Township 7 South.
Range 11 West and a portion of the NE 1/4 of Section
6 ofTownship 7 South, Range 11 West. Gulf County.
Florida. also described as an area South from Beacon
Hill Park. East of Highway 98. thru the entire Gulf
Aire subdivision and Pelican Walk subdivision, then
South to Court Street both sides of Highway 98. then
South to Desoto Street and East of Highway 98 to
George Street. This Includes SeaShores subdivision.
For a detailed territory description, contact the
utility at the address below.
Any objection to the said application must be
made In writing and filed with the Director. Division
of the Commission Clerk and Administrative
Services, Florida Public Service Commission, 2540
Shumard Oak Bonlevard. Tallahassee. Florida
32399-0850. within thirty (30) days from the date of
this notice. At the same time. a copy of said objection
should be mailed to the applicant whose address Is
set forth below. The objection must state the grounds
for the objection with particularity.
ESAD Enterprises. Inc.
d/b/a Beaches Sewer System
P 0 Box 503
Port St Joe, FL 32457
Publish June 27


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NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY

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STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM (SHIP)

The SHIP program r as created for the purpose of providing funds to local governments as an incen2
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 Ihas 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 tothe
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 Rehabilitation


Purchase Assistar


ice


FUNDS

$157,500:
$1 3,000


INCOME SET ASIDE

Very Low & Low Income
Very Low, Low & Moderate Income


(Down Payment Assistance, Closing Cost Assistance, & Land Acquisition)


Home Ownership: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.
The maximum income limits .according to family size are as follows:
FAMILY SIZE 1 2 3 4 .5 6 7 8
Very Low'Incone. 14,050 16,100 18,100 .20,100 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 hot 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 and/or the value of in-kind services committed as SHIP leverage.
(c) production goals in 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 Inconie 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 MAT BE
OBTAINED AT: The County Administration Building, Rooms 301 and 309, and in Wewahitchka
(Old Courthouse) at the County Extension Office.

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.

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Old or New Anniversary Clocks,
Grandfather, Pendulum, Cuckoo Clocks
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Jobie Barfield
639-3600


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Chemicals
Parts Toys 'Liquid
Chlorine Hot Tubs
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Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service
FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service


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Office (850) 229-9292
Home (850) 648-591,9


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TRACTOR WORK
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Cellular: (850) 832-3277
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Vinyl & Aluminum Siding Screened Porches
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Warrantied Locally Owned & Operated


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S850-647-2689
850-899-0913 (Cell),,


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


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Port St. Joe, Fl. 32456
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Phone Mobile
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Emergency Service Available
Willard Richards, Owner
2482 Hayes Avenue, H.V.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
850-229-8485


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1 Call Does It All For Your
Major Appliance, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
RA0043378 ER0007623
GARRY L. GADDIS
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EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS
INSTANT FIN .r CING SERVICE AGREEMENTS
648-5474 FL LICENSE ER0010992, RA1154218


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Commercial Refrigeration'* New and Existing Hqmes
Phone: 229-2665
Owner: Brent Pierce 229-COOL
State Lie. #RA0066486 'Mobile; 227-5568

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COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEATING & COOLING
ICE MACHINES
Dealer for Frigidaire FRIGIDAIRE
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SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
MOBILE & MODULAR HOMES
,kr Arcoaire
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.St. Joe Beach, FL
Ph: 850-64--8052 Cell 850-899-3203

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LIC. #RC0050321
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Wallpapering
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227-5197


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
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PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
647-3328
Free Estimates RF0066770 .
PLUMBING REPAIRS




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Phone/Fax
(850)227-7107
Lic.# RG0066644


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Aluminum = Copper
Galvalume 24 & 26 Gauge.

850-227-4956
850-229-2769


341 Bay Street,
Port St. Joe


Jimmy Shores


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


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648-6401 Fax or Phone
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Stormpanels & Wooden Styles
Retractable Awnings
Built To Order '.
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PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING
PLUMBING SUPPLIES G.ASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lit; #CF-C057220, RGO05 1008, ERO0011618
.. 520 E. First St., Port St. Joe, FL
850-229-6821 or;227-3885

PHIL'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
REPAIR AND REMODELING
(850) 229-6460
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
/ Licensed and Insured Lic. #RR-00671 99

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

Rodney Hall Port St. Joe, FL
Roofing, Inc. License #RC0067081


25 Years Experience -

Phone (850) 229-6859

= Perma-Guard Quality
Screen Rooms =

= Replacement Windows =

Vinyl Siding

SWarranty Plus =

227-3628


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Licensed


Heating & Cooling
Sales And Service


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Paint Con at acting
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Residential Commercial
Interior & Exterior
Licensed & Insured Quality Work Guaranteed


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