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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: October 3, 2002
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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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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ALBERTVILLE AL 3595ij


Homecoming

Photos pg. 4A

SWAT Forum

Photos & story pg. IB

PSJ City Comm. Pg. 3A

Rare Bird Pg. 9A

Sports Pg. IOA

Jaguar Season Pg. 12A

Social News Pg. 2B

Obituaries Pg. 7A

School News Pg. 68

Police Reports Pg. 7A

Worship Choices Pg. 5B,



Election


Deadlines/


for Area
by Tim Croft
Gulf County -voters are
reminded that the, books for the
general election close end of busi-
* ness Monday, Oct. 7.
.New registration and party
registrations must be completed
by that time to vote on the Novem-
ber ballot. ,
Additionally, 'qualifying for
the, Mexico Beach city elections.
including' mayor and council
seats, ends at noon on Friday.
Oct. 4.
At press time two challengers
had qualified td' face Mayor Kathy
Kingsland in the n6n-partisan


The Star On Line at http://'www.StarFL.com


Isidore Comes Ashore


Topical Storm Isidore CausesErosion Problems at Cape


by Tim Croft
Izzy caused a bit of tizzy in
Gulf County but the county
escaped the most serious aspects
of the" storm as it splashed on
land last Thursday.
Tropical Storm Isidore
spawned tornadoes,, widespread
flooding anrd torrential rains ,to'
the west, but ,a weather anomaly
and distance helped spare Gulf
SCounty the worst.
S"We did well,' said county
Emergency Management director.
Larry Wells. "We observed that
during the majority of the storm
we were beyond the rain bands,
the feeder bands, so we didn't get
nearly the rain that the surround-,
'ing counties to the west got."
For the 24-hour period from' 7
a.m. Thursday through 7 a.m.
Friday, 2.18 inches of rain fell at
the Port St. Joe wastewater treat-
ment plant.
One.of 'the reasons, was the
upper atmospheric conditions


around Isidore, Wells said.
Isidore did not 'shift in its
track moving directly north
toward New Orleans. but it was a
broad stormniof significant size on
the east side of its center of con-
vection.
However, Wells noted, there
was a dry-air front on the west
side and the storm made the typ-
ical counter-clockwise motion,
that dry air was sucked up and
widely distributed on the east side
of the storm;
'That's why we started to get
this drying out by (Thursday)
afternoon," Wells said.
Which is not to say that Gulf
County escaped unscathed.
There was isolated flooding in
town and more extensive flooding
on Cape San Bias.
S.R. 30 on Cape San Bias w%,as
washed over at the Stumphole,
with about four feet of roadway
eroded for a distance of 100 feet.
according to the Florida Depart-


'ment of Transportation.
Crews worked to fill'in the


breach in the stone wall on- the
gulf side and repair the road all


local Port Authority Members


Attend Development Conference


November general election. Uavid Port Director Tommy Pitts
Miller and Tolle Mullins. along with commission members
Group 2 Councilwoman Car- Gary Ross and Warren Yeager
olyn Metcalf will face a challenge attended. for the first time. the
from Christine Brinkmeier and American Association of Port
Group 3 Councilman David Authorities (AAPA) meeting last
Thompson was as yet unopposed. week in Palim Beach.
..- -.__-.The ,A j-n.urded.,in
Miexico- eachn 1912 and today represents more
that 150 public port agencies
-Bed Taxes Up: throughout the western hemi-
b C o sphere. In addition, there are over
by Tim Croft 250 sustaining and associate
Crunch the numbers as you members, firms and individuals
like but they still crumble out to a with an interest in seaports of the
mighty fine year for tourism in western hemisphere. Over 1200
Mexico Beach. people were registered for this
Bed tax collections on motel annual event.
rooms, short-term rental units AAPA provides a vanety of
and campgrounds have already services, including educational
exceeded the fiscal year 2000- and training programs. to meet
2001 and that's in 11 months. the needs of both port commis-
Overall. bed tax collections sioners and port directors.


from October 2001 through
August of this year are up 6.13
(See Bed Taxes on Page 12A)


"Since I am a new port com-
missioner this event really proved
helpful by providing a tremendous
amount of information and back-


ground on port development and
operations. The opportunity to
meet and interact with a large
number of experienced port comr
missioners and vanous support
staff was very helpful in increase
ing my understanding of port
_needs.'esaid Ross.
'As we go to these meetings
Sit's good to see that people are
recognizing the Port of Port St. Joe
as a very viable port," Yeagei
added.
"We are starting to see a lot o
attention in Port St. Joe's poten
tial as a seaport. Significant con-
tact was made with quality
individuals interested in working
with our port," said Pitts.
Port Authority members ar
currently in the process of mar
keung the Port of Port St. Joe as
they search for customers to usi
the facility. A marketing grouf
has been contracted by the Por
Authonty to carry out that goal.


Drug Bust Nets


Cocaine and $5,000 In Cash

Sby Tim Croft with a search warrant. discovered aged in one-gram baggies for sale
't requires a healthy sense of in the home of Clay Von Turner of $5,000 in cash and a list contain
the ironic, or sheer hubris, to. hide Wewahitchka. ing the names of Turner's cus
1.6 pounds of cocaine in a plastic Turner, 40, of 28-Past Time tomers.
bag emblazoned with the slogan, Dr., was charged with trafficking Depending on purity, thi
"Just Say No to Drugs." in cocaine and other charges after nearly two pounds of cocaine
.That, however, is precisely: a search of his home turned up found in Turner's home would be
what sheriffs deputies, armed 700 grams of'cocaine, some pack- worth ;at least $70,000 on thi
stee. aid UIr County~lr


Investigator Jake Richards and Sheriff Frank McKeithen look
over some of the 700 grams of cocaine and $5,000 in cash seized
during a recent bust in Wewahitchka. The Sheriff is pointing to a 1.6
pound package of cocaine found inside .a plastic bag emblazoned
with "Say No To Drugs."


street, said Gulf County Sheritff
Frank McKeithen; .
"That's a lot of cocaine in any-
county," said Gulf County Sheriff
Frank McKeithen.
And Turner took great pains
to ensure it was not easily, discov-
ered.
What appeared to ,be a finely
carved decorative top,: of a door.
' frame was 'in fact a' hinged 'panel
behind which was a hollowed-out
treasure trove of illicit drugs and
ill-gotten gains.
The bust, which. occurred
early Saturday morning, was the
product of lengthy and patient
work by sheriff's deputies.
McKeithen said the suspect
had been watched for some time,
but the phrase here. today gone
tomorrow is apparently an apt
description in the cocaine trade.
Investigators had.been work-
ing for weeks to compile enough
evidence for a search warrant.
"We'd been working: on him
for awhile, we just hadn't been
able to get him," McKeithen said.
That is until Investigator Jake
Richards and Deputy Shawn But-
ler noticed Turner walking his dog
along 22A at 3:30 a.m. on Satur-
day.
(See Cocaine on Page 3A)


Breaking waves slither over a broken C.R. 30E last Thursday as the outer remnants of Tropical Storm
Isidore came ashore.About four feet of bayside road bed eroded for nearly 100 feet at the Stumphole.
Workers were on the scene all day Thursday and Friday repairing the damage.


Old Classmates Reunite On.


r Fishery Management Council

hv Tim Croft ~-: .. <


What are the odds?
How much would a Las Vegas
bookie lay on the chances that
two young men would graduate
from Port St. Joe High School in
1968 and 34 years later represent
different states on an important
regional council?
YouLd have a better chance'.
wixnmng the Florida Lottery..
Yet that is precisely what has
occurred with Joe Hendrix and
Jim Fensom, class of 1968 at Port
St. Joe High. who now find them-
selves together among 17 mem-",
bers of the Gullf of Mexico Fishery
Management Council.
"When you think of all the
miles of coast and millions of peo-
ple (along the Gulf Coast) it's pret-
ty phenomenal.". Fensom said
from hrs Panama City office."It's
really kind of unbelievable. I can't
even explain how we ended up on
the Council at the same time." -
One can practically hear the
opening bars of the theme from
the Twilight Zone.
Fensom is about to undertake
his fourth one-year term on the
council. Having served as vice-
chairman last year, he will take
the chairman's seat this year.
Hendrix began' his first term
last-month.,
The two grew up doors apart
from each other along Garrison
. Avenue and have. remained close
friends for the last three decades.
"We've known each since we
were three years old," Hendrix
said from his Harlingeri, Texas
.office. "There were about four or
five of' us that had a regular
neighborhood gang.
"There were 56 people in our
graduating class, which was a
Unique situation. We were what Is
'known as a 'war babies' class. We
were born around the time of the
Korean Conflict and there were a
lot of fathers who were not at
home because of the war."
From those early days on the
beaches and in the waters around
Port St. Joe, the two men set the
tone for their lives.
Hendrix, who calls Harlingen,
near the Mexican border, home,
earned bachelor's and master's
degrees in marine biology from
Florida State University.
He has worked in aquacul-
ture and fish farming for more


JIM FENSOM
than 20 years in Texas, served on
,the. U.S. Environmental Protec-
'tion Agency's Gulf of Mexico, Citi-
zen Advisory Committee and is
now an aquaculture 'consultant.
"We lived on the bay and the
beaches when we were kids,"
Hendrix said. "I was lucky to be
able to pursue an opportunity."
Fensom became an attorney,
but never turned his back on his
love of the. water, fishing, boating
and diving throughout the Gulf.
"I've always had a personal
interest in the Gulf," Fensom
said. "Personally, I think our fish-
ing is better than anywhere in the
.Gulf. There are more. charter
boats in Panama City than any-
where on the coast.",
As theypursued their respec-
tive careers, the two remained in
constant touch, sharing stories of
family and friends as well as a
common interest in protecting the
valuable eco-systems of the Gulf.
"I've been interested in the
management of the resources for
awhile," Hendrix said. -
That they would wind up sit-
ting on the Gulf of Mexico Fishery
Management Council at the same
time is stunning, more so when
considering the process for'select-
ing council members.
Each state from Florida to
Texas gets one seat on the
Council, one of eight similar pan-
els across the country.
Several members come from
various stakeholder agencies and
the rest are named by. the U.S.


JOE HENDRIX
Secretary of Commerce.
Those members must. be.
nominated by their states for con-
sideration by the Commerce Sec-
retary, which makes the chances
of two men from the same small
high school sitting on the Council
at the same time somewhat stag-
gering.
When Hendrix's name was
first,being mentioned as a possi-
ble member 'about a.'year ago,
Fensom thought the nomination
would be perfect.
Hendrix's knowledge of the
aquaculture industry and import
issues some 80 percent of
shrimp and 50 percent of snapper
and grouper consumed in the
U.S. is imported, much of it farm
raised, Fenso'm said made him
a perfect fit.
And the history both brought,
raised around fisheries such as
Presnell's and Raffleld's, gave
them insight few could offer.
Hendrix arrives on the cdun-'
cil understanding some of the
fundamental tensions.
"One of the big issues right
now is. the management plans
and their impact on commercial
fisheries," Hendrix said. "There is
a need to put together plans that
minimize the impact on the eco-
nomics of the commercial fish-
eries. Commercial fisheries are (in
distress) right now.
."It's a difficult thing. You have
to protect the resource and there
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" PAGE TWO THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2002


SEDITORIAL COMMENTARY Hunker Down With Kes by Kesley Colbert


WRITOLUTEN BY
WILLIE RAMSEY, EDITOR Duke Might'a Had The Plan.


Isidore Packed



a Walopfora
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Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Isidore came ashore over inh Louisiana and I
guess most of us were kind of expecting a little wind and rain and
weather with very little Afnfare. .,
Don't tell folks along Cape San Bias and St. Joseph Peninsula
that. As far as many of them;are concerned Isidore might as well
have been a full fledged hurricane. At one point last Thursday it
appeared St. Joseph Peninsula was in danger of becoming St.
Joseph.Island.
A mound pf rocks alongthe Gulf of Mexico side ofSR 30-E was
placed after Hurricane Opal in 1995. in hopes they would protect
the roadway along the low-lying area at Stump lfole.
The huge rbck mound was little match for Isidore's tidal surge
and; wave action. Furthermore, SR 30-E yvas well on its way to
being eroded away Thursday morning. ,
Two. days prior to this event' DOT oftcials said they would
have to get permission for DEP in order to place more rock or
debris at Stump Hole.to shore. up the protective barrier. Eidently
as of Thursday that permission had not been received and, just as
anticipated, the rock mound was undermined rather quickly.
Gulf County Sheriff Department officials and DOT responded
to the area and DOT had dump trucks full of rock to give some
added protection, but they did not yet have permission from DEP
to place additional rocks. So, in the meantime residents, SO. per-
sonnel, and DOT watched the road erode while everyone was wait-
ing for word from on high to take necessary action to apply pro-
tection. .
Gulf County Sheriff Frank MeKeithen was at the Stump Hole
during this time frame and it could be an understatement to say
he was rather frustratedd". After listeningto his description of this
scenario I got the impression that most everyone at the site felt
like a fireman standing by a burning house with a fire hose in his
hands, but didn't have the order to turn on the nozzle, so just
" watched the house burn.
This went on for hours as little by little the roadway began to
erode as everyone just watched ahd kept calling for permission
from DEP to.take action.
I wasn't .teie.epersonally so I don't know exactly what hap-
pened during this several hour event-It may be best. that \.
don't know everything that took place for that matter. -
What I do know is that I've received comments and notes pro-
claiming Gulf County Sheriff Frank McKeithen as a "hero".
As Sherri Dodsworth put, "He (McKeithen) is an absolute hero
to us Cape residents out here."
Some of the details as to exactly how Sheriff McKeithen got
S DEP permission to rebuild the roadside barrier are a little fuzzy,
but the bottom line is it got "done before the road was completely,
washed out..
Hopefully- before the next storm makes landfall in this area
there will be a little better plan in place for making emergency
repairs to roadways such as CR-30-E. It is kind of embarrassing
for all governmental agencies at all levels to be sitting in place
with all the. necessary repair materials and watching a roadway
erode away because the right person hasn't sent his OK to do
what has to be done.
A True Southerner Knows-Part 1
-The difference between "pert' near" and "a right far piece".
-+-When "by and by" is.
-That "gimme sugar" and pass the sugar ain't the same.
-What general direction cattvwampus is.
-Pretty much how.many fish make up a mess.
-- The difference between hissie fit and a conniption fit.


'fresh' air that s supposed to greet
you around Labor Day? The foot-
ball season is a month old for
goodnes-s sakeS! Folks down at the
market are piling in the pumpkins
and I haven t seen a hint of a frost!
',,. ,e wav past Indian
Summer.. .
:We' have had a' hurricane
already! And another one is on the
tvay! Doesn't that bring rain and
'cooler weat her? .
Where, is that arctic blast'
when you need one'?


I[ve seen doe days hang on and
on.... but this is carrying it a rrute
too far....
Hank has about quit eating his
Alpo. What little get-up-and-go he
has left has apparently got-up-
and-went! He mostly moans, com-
plains and lavs on the couch. And
pouts il we don t put in the Turner
and Hooch video twice a day.
I think the dog has lost his
marbles. Cathy blames it on the
weather. She fears the never end-
ing summer has somehow


Well, I m about as confused as
'my 'dog. It s October. And it is still
hot and humid and muggy...' .
Where is the .cold snap t-hat
comes in September? Where is
that little burst of early morning


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wreaked havoc on his equilibrium.
That possibly he's been bitten by
one too many' dog flies. She has
even raised the West Nile virus
spectre....
I tned to reassure her. 'That s
just dogs being dogs when the
summer lingers Itke this. Tempers
get short. They 'pick over their
food. They chase other dogs. Cats
get on their nerves more than
usual. They howl. at; the moon.
They roam strange alleys. They
snap at the hand trying to feed
them. Come to think of it-thev
don't act all that different from
humans when:., the hot days
tarry.... '' '
'I thought dog days ended the
first week of September.". Cathy
reads way too much. ,
But she had a point. I've never
seen an "official starting or ending
date. Uncle F. D. used to tell us it
had to do with when, the dog star
Sinus lined up with the Milky Way,
It moved the sun closer to earth
and somehow the extra gravity
slowed our planet's rotation so we
got more heat, longer.... 'Course. F.
D. also told us about meeting
Leprechauns and going on rides in
flying saucers and seeing invisible
men....
We had a dog once that moved
in with the hogs every September if
the weather didn't "do right'. Ole
Duke would root around in the
mud and belly up to the feeding
trough like he was born to it. The
pigs didn't seem to mind. They just
moved over and let Duke have the
run of the place. Daddy allowed
that the mud protected him from
the flies. .1 thought the dog had
taken temporary leave of his sens-
es!
I remember the summer of '63
was about like this one. It just
made up its mind not to end! The-
moon was full every day from late
August right on through
September! Dogs were rambling
night and day around the neigh-
borhood. Strange sounds could be
heard all along Steadman Ridge..
People- and dogs were at-re"iJsss-
as a cat on aJhqonm outhouse. Their
ice plant had to hire on extra
workers. \Two people got arrested
in the same month! Uncle F. D.'.
scooted Duke out of the way and-:
laid downvl withL the hogs.... .
We lived through it! We're
going to make it through this one!:
I ve heard experts say it's the
greenhouse, effect. And certain
enmaronmentalists feel we have ,ut;
down too much of the world's for-.
est. Others contend the weather
has been greatly affected by. auto-
mobile emissions and aerosol
spray cans. Some espouse that
we've sent up too many rock-
ets-poking way too many holes in
the ozone layer. ,'
Most of. the world blames it on
the Israelis.
Me and ole Hank ainm trying to
philosophize on it. Or rationalize
it. Or analyze it to death. Mostly
we are simply trying to wipe the
sweat away and make it to the first
snowfall! ,
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3
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I FEEL SORRY FOR those
of you who are not on Jean
SFrtner's list to receive- the over-
abundance of her cooking.
Yoril see, Jean either cooks
or reads'on rainy days. Since it
was raining Tuesday, all? day,
she cooked!
And I got part of it!
Jean doesn't do it half-way
when she cooks.; She, also,
doesn't use mixes or modern
recipes..
,She -,uses the -recipes her
grandmother: taught her! That's
"- the wva to cook! .
I- was spending the time I
ordinarily use to shave, .in the
morning, reading the morning
newspaper, when. Jean called
and said, "Don't fix- dinner
today I'm.cooking and'c'11 bring
something over."
S' Well, those were welcome
words-_since Frenchie doesn't.
cook dinner, anyhow '
I usually get a glass of Coke
and a couple of peanut butter
crackers for'lunch,, so, a cooked'


.meal, would, be Welcome,
Tuesday or any day!
Jean cooks for recreation,
you see. .

THE LAST TIME someone
,brought over some leftovers,
before they became leftovers,
Ralph Walton brought me some
.of his home-made' Brutnswick
stew. I appreciate 'it when
friends get ambitious and.cook'
more than they can ,eat; "and
share the extra with mel!
One..of the ways the d6ct6rs
tell me I am i6ot'ready for dialy-
sis is if I still have an appetite
and don't become nauseous.
Believe me, that one reason,


alone, is one reason to keep eat-
ing.
So,' I dol
Je'an and her other friends
wvho cook. and bring me a sam-
ple of'their kitchen talents. are
only filling an unwritten pre-
scription.
"'Dqn't you wish the doc-,
tor--any doctor-would tell you!
to' keep eating? Most doctors
five only one piece of. advice:
Lose weight!"

HOW CAN A FELLOW ,ose
weight with a "Jean Fortner"
bringing you dinner?
> It's impossible!
At 10 minutes before noon,


the doorbell rang. blurb.: Fred is a former service-
It was Jean, delivering a jar. man who retired :to: this area,.
of home-made vegetable soup,;i several years ago. .'
pan of cornbread--real corn-,. He,-was also Gulf. County'ss,
bread --and a dozen old-fash-: Veterans Service Officer for a,
ione'd home-made vanilla period of time.
wafers. Fred just wanted to chew
I tell ypu,. I nearly made. the fat and leave me: a clipping
myself sick! he thought I would like to have.
My daughter-in-law,: Sue, is The clipping-contained more
always, sending me samples of truth than poetry, arid went like
her cooking. this: :,
The other'day she sent over
a bowl of d6ve bogged down n My Get ;p', and Go Has
white cream gravy. a pan of cat- Went ,
head' biscuits ,and'a bowl of.real -;' How do I know my youtit is'
mashed potatoes! ... all spent? Well, my get up and
I nearly made myself sick.',. -"go has got up arid went. But in
. again! .' .. -spite of it all" I'm 'still able to
SThere's only one thing I "' grin when I think of where my
don't understand. ,get up has 'been. Old age js
With ,"all these good cooks golden so I've heard said, bdt:
16oating io6iund,- why 'does the sorietifies I wonder when I get
number of. restaurants continue 'int.bed, with my ear in a draw-
to increase? : er-and my teeth in a cup, my'
eyes on the table until I' wake,
FRED KLEEB DROPPED by up. As. sleep dims my eyes I say
the office last Thursday, while I to myself, is there anything else
was engrossed in writing this I should' lay on the shelf? ''


But I am happy to say, as, I
close the ;door, my friends are .
the same, perhaps even more.
When I was young, my slippers
were red, I could kick my heels
over my head. When I grew
older. my slippers were blue,
but I still could dance the whale
night through. Now I am old, my
slippers are black. I walk in the
store and puff my way back.
The reason I know my youth
is all spent, is my get up andgo;
* has got upland went. But I don't
miid whvn I think of all the
grand places. my get' up has
been.
Since I have retired frdri
life's competition, my schedule's
all scheduled (with complete
repetition). '
I get up each morning arid
dust off my wits, -pick up. the
paper and read the obits.lf I sp'
my name missing, I know I'm
not dead. So I eat a good break-
'fast and go back to bed! l


-THE STAR-
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St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
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workshops to discuss the options
and looking over proposals from
Aztec/Big Wheel Recycling and
Waste Management.
After review of proposals the


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choice. Monday afternoon com-
missioners met with representa-
tives of the firm and began to
hash out the final details of a con-
tract. Commissioners will likely
vote to accept Aztec's bid during
the board's next regularly sched-


Cocaine- from page 1


Rule No., 1 in Drug Dealing
101 likely makes mention of the
fact that it's not a bright idea to
walk your dog in the middle of the
night when your house is full of
illegal drugs.
In any case, Richards' and
Butler followed Turner and when
they trained a spotlight on the
suspect he was observed tossing
something into the grass nearby.
-That turned out to be dope
and enough to secure a search,
warrant.
-Y'With- warrant in hand,
Richards, Butler and others
undertook a. search of Turner's
residence and -uncovered his hid-
den cache.
"We just happened to be at
the right place at the right time,"
Richards said.
McKeithen said there was a.
possibility' that federal drug
S charges will be pursued against

Kesley Cont

Hank thinks ,it's just 'nature
taking its course....
Some 'years, the heat gets' left.
on. Some years we roll'.into an
'early fall. The trick, according to
the dog, is to figure out how to
enjoy either. --
.' I can tell you how he's figur-
itrig on this year's lingering sum-
mer. He has stopped about ninety'
per cent of his activities. That did-
: -n't take a, Herculean effort. He.
wasn t doing Jall that much to
begin with!'Hes dawn to running


Clay Von Turner
Turner.
Turner is currently housed in
the Gulf County Jail on $500,000
bond. He is charged with resisting
arrest with.violence, possession of
cocaine with intent to distribute
and, trafficking ini cocaine, which
alone carries a mandatory 15-
year prison sentence.

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about ever third day with mte. He
absolutely, positively will not,
under, any circumstances, go
beyond three miles. If he sees the
LIPS truck he. .sits down.
Immediately! If there. happens to
be a water sprinkler in .a yard,
We're passing by....he's through
for the day! '
I've tried to talk to Hank..I've
told him to hang in there-this hot
muggy. humid stuff can't last for-
ever. I've read that verse to him
that reminds us to everything there
is a season] I had Uncle F. D. come
over and articulate on how he and
Duke handled 'things" in the old
days. I promised not to cut any
more trees down in the back yard.
I gave up my Right Guard spray.
I ve explained to him that real dogs
don't pay any attention to our cal-
endar anyway.
He still hasn t been himself
'lately. Course, I know a few
humans that haven't either. It
can't last much longer. If it does,
I11 be looking for the nearest hog
farm....
Respectfully,.
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uled meeting in October.
Aztec will provide twice per
week garbage pickup to city resi-
dents at a cost of $12.75 per resi-
dent. The firm will also give
special priding for low income and'
senior citizens along with com-
mercial service provided for mer-
'chants .and industries. The city
will receive a 10%6 discount on all
fees for 'handling the billing and
collection service for Aztec.
The raterate for garbage and trash
pickup will remain at $16 00 per
month for city residents, who
should see no change, in service or
cost associated with garbage
pickup. The difference between
the actual cost for garbage pickup
[$12.75) and the amount paid
S($16.001 per month will be used to
defer the cost of trash and debns
pickup as is currently the case.
Other Items of Business
Commissioners approved-an
ordinance of voluntary annexa-
tio n including 26 acres near the
Gulf/Franklin Center along the
eastern boundary of the city lim-
its. The property being annexed
belongs to St. Joe Company and
Grace Baptist Church and is
located across Garrison Avenue
from the college.
The' board also held first
reading of an ordinance address-
ing substandard structures and
, uunk abatement within the city.'
The firms of. Roberson &
Friedman and T. Michael Tucker
were approved to continue a-
auditors for the city, by unani-'
mous vote. ,
Bill Kennedy of Preble-Rish
Engineers updated the board on
*several projects including the
arrival of toys for the 10th Street
' park project. and drainage work
at the same site. He outlined pnc-
ing for the Battle Street drainage
Project. discussed the new roof on
the Centennial ,Building, the soc-
cer field grant and site prepara-
tion work, and bike: and walking
path grant projcet 'through the
city.
The,board agreed to terrnii-
nate a contract with Broxton
Benches which would have adver-
Using benches removed from city.
right-of-ways.
Agreed to advertise for bids
to replace the roof on the old


Washington High School gym
complex.
Bill Kennedy told commis-
sioners that Roberts Contracting
is currently in the process of rais-
ing manhole covers in the areas
across the city where repaving is
completed.
Agreed to try and resolve an
issue with the city's insurance
provider requinng mail. order pre-
scriptions after two refills. Local
.:pharmacist Rex Buzzett pointed
out that the insurance provider
a,:vo.a orcing city employees to take
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002 PAGE 5A


Port St. Joe Elementary teachers Carmel Dodson, Jan Nobles, Ann
4, the recipients of grants.

PSJ Elementary Teachers

Receive Innovation Grants
: .Florida Education Association students. She adds that it will be
grant will be used for dynamic beneficial to butterflies, birds,
learning environment and bugs indigenous to the area.
Congratulations to Carmel Implementation will include
Dodson, Jan Nobles, Ann SL\. and the PSJ Butterfly Cafe, a
DeEtta Smallwood on being schoolyard habitat .and outdoor
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Flotida educators, one group of iihtelligences., Studenits will
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Elementary School. they restore wasted space into a
As the author of this grant. schoolyard habitat inviting to
Carmel Dodson describes the butterflies, hummingbirds, and
innovation planned at Port St. Joe other critters.
Elementary school l as the Included will be identification
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Isidore-from page 1
afternoon Thursday and all day Dr. Curry at his residence out
Friday. there," said EMS director Shane
The road was finally repaired McGuffin.
and passabTe-lb4ate-Frrdav after- '. t .Curry'.,pnd, is. wife Dr.iEliza--
S noonJ :i*:--: :. -.it. & betj m..2.ute-- \yereo qutltted-.-with
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.St. Josepb Pentla Stat advanced ie support and
Park was closed until Saturday.anced life support and
care.


The road closure required an
audible by the county EMS, with
the help of medical director Dr.
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EMS crews were in the
process of transporting personnel
and equipment .to the far side of
the peninsula when Curr' volun-
teered to handle emergency care
while the road was out.
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The Cape also saw some
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stilts, which had, water under-
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Wells said his office was unaware
of any water in homes or similar
structural damage.
"We do have some minor
damage. but that's it." Wells said.
Power outages. if any. were
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Sandra Chafin, executive director of the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce (1-r), unveiled new roads
signs that will be erected to direct travelers on U.S. 98 and Hwy. 71 to downtown Port St. Joe.


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by Tim Croft
When Rep. Allan Bense, R-
Panama City, dons a suit and tie
the occasion must be something
on the auspicious side.
Bense was in town Tuesday
morning as a kind of official get-
Sacquainted with members of the
Gilf County Chamber of Com-
merce as well as to unveil new
signs directing visitors to Port St.'
Joe toward the downtown area..
SThe new. signs came about"
from conversations Bense bhad
with downtown merchants during
a walking tour in August.
And on Tuesda\' the new
signs, ,simple and direct,' were
unveiled. They will soon be in
place two on U.S. 98 and two on


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'is going to be an impact on com-
mercial harvest, but at the same
time giving ample opportunity for
the recreational fishenes. because
in Florida, like. in Texas,, tourism
has a big impact on the economy."
Those are some of the'very
issues Fensom has been wrestling
with for three years.
The first priority is to protect
the resource," Fensom said. "Sec-
orid there is a balancing of the
user groups ... From there is gets
so complicated."
And, with all too much fre-
quency, controversial.
The Council carn hardly make
a decision, from fishing moratori-
ums to regulations to bag limits,
that is not bemoaned by, some'
stakeholder group. *
It is simply SOP for Council
members.
"We take a recess, that's not'
controversial," Fensom said:with
a chuckle. .,
"I have been impressed by the
overwhelming number of people
who contact me about a Council
decision ... arid they end the con-
* versation with, 'You do what you
have to do to protect the resource,
and we'll live xwith it.' That's the
encouraging part."
Weighing environmental
issues, regullatory..issues and the
implementation of regulations,
Fensom said, makes the Council's
work, "the most difficult regulato-
ry process I've seen." '
And now, 34 years since leav-
ing Port St. Joe High School, two
graduates and lifelong friends, the
nucleus of that "neighborhood
gang" have matriculated together
to the Council. .
"We think it's' pretty neat,"
Hendrix said, in a mild under-
statement. "We've been talking for
awhile, since my name' was first
mentioned, that it would be inter-
(sting."


Hwy. 71, pointing to the down--
town area. ,
"I went 'door to door at the
businesses and I learned a lot
when I knocked on the doors in
Gulf County," Bense said., One
thing I learned is that there is
nothing to point people to down-
Stown."
SSo a phone call to Tommie
Speights, with the Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation district
office in Chipley and an FDOT
study later, the signs have
arrived.
"We thank Rep. Bense for not
only talking to folks here in Port
St. ,Joe. but lor listening to'the
Needs of Gulf County,' :said"
Chamber of Commerce executive
. director Sandra Chafin.'
Another issue Bense dis-
cussed ,with Speights was the fea-
sibility of a left-turn lane at First
'Street and U.S. '98 for traffic
heading toward downtown; .
S.However, Speights said there
were too many constraints to cre-'
ating such a lane.,
I..n the alternative. Speights
said the FDOT will adjusqjWalk"
and the "Flash Don't Walk' times
and utilize the interval the "Yel-
low" light is:.pr to allow pedestri-
ans more time to cross the inter-
section. '
Speights said the FDOT will
also examine further improve-
ments to the ihtersechon.
his is a just a small token of
our help to the people of Gulf
County." Speights said of the new
signs pointing toward downtown
Bense also made brief`
remarks to the gathering at the
Dockside Cafe to talk about his
recent race to become Speaker of
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sions.
"It's'going to be a good thing
for the Panhandle." he said.
He talked about having lunch
recently at a restaurant in
:Miami's Little Havana and com-
pared his discussions with locals
there with folks in Gulf and
Franklin counties.
'"You'd, be surprised by the
similarities the two cultures
have." he said. ticking off Iamily
values, 'accountability and hard
work,,: '. ,
"% We are a diverse state, but'
we all put our pants on one leg at
a time and work,hard for our fam-
flies." -: .
S. He added he had talked to,
incoming Spealker Johnnie Byrd
regarding the possibility of setting:
up an office in Gulf County, not-
ing that as compared to his home
base: of Bay County, this county
has "different needs, different
wants and a different economy."
"I look forward to working for
the people in Gulf County," Bense
said. 'Mly door is always open."-'"


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Mary L. Ross
Mary Leontine Ross, 77, of
Apalachicola, died Monday,
September 30, at Gulf Pines
Hospital in Port St. Joe.
-She was a native of Mobile,
Alabama,' living in Apalachicola
since 1974. She was a retired
librarian from the United States
Marine Corps Civil Service and
also worked with the City of
Apalachicola, was a member of
the local Democratic Committee,
Senior Citizens, and St. Patrick
Catholic Church.
She is survived by her sons,
Thomas Fleming III, Raoul
Fleming,- William Keen, and
Siddhq Abdul Hakim all of'
Philadephia, PA; daughters,
Angila Derrick of Philadelphia,
Ceclie Ross of Port St. Joe, and
Monique Curtis of Apalachicola;
sisters, Gracie O'Neal, Annette
Fagan, and Willie Mary Stephens
all of Apalachicola; 17 grandchil-
dren and seven great-grandchil-
* dren. *
Funeral services will be
Saturday, October 5, .at 10:00.
4.m, at St. Patrick Catholic
9 Church with visitation Friday,
October 4, from 5-7 p.m., and
Rosary at 7 p.m. at Kelley Funeral
'HIome Chapel. .


donations may be made in her
memory to the Missions Group at
the Beach Baptist Chapel.

Grady Rhoades
Grady Howard Rhoades,
infant son of James Howard Ward
and Christina Ann Rhoades,
passed away Friday, September
27. at Sacred Heart Hospital in
Pensacola.
Beside his parents, he is sur-
vived by his sister, Rayana.
Danielle Rhoades; grandparents,
Grady McDaniel, Laurie
McDaniel, and Lisa Hires; and
great-grandmother, Christine
Pitts.
Graveside services were held
at 3:00 p.m. CT Wednesday
October 2, conducted by the Rev.
RObert Miller at New Shiloh,
Cemetery in Altha.


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On September 27, around
9:30 p.m., it was reported to ofli-
cers that a man by th"e name of
Roy Jefferson. \\'Wite of Port St.
Joe pulled.a knife on a minor at
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Beechner and Jimmy Guillorv:
nine grandchildren; 21 great-
grandchildren:,- and one grieat-
great grandchild: and one sister.
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Isidore Blows in a Red Booby


by Tim Croft
Tropical Storm Isidore
brought with it buckets of rain
and stiff winds, but it also carried
a rare bird to these parts.
A red-footed booby, a bird so
rare to Florida that there have
been just 20 reported sightings in
the state, arrived, emaciated,
dehydrated and fatigued, on the
Cape last week with the storm.
It is currently sitting docilely
on the back porch of Lanny and
Rachel Blair, local volunteer
wildlife rehabbers, at the. Old
Saltworks. on Cape Sanr Blas.
The Blairs were called when
the bird, with bright red webbed
feet and light blue beak and head,
was found on the Cape.
That the bird is in Northwest.
Florida is somewhat astounding,
according to Tom Lewis with the
St. Vincent National Wildlife
Refuge.
"They are rare" Lewis said.
'There have only been 20 sight-
ings of these birds in Florida", and
those have been in extreme
.' Southern Florida, -such as the
Keysand the. Dry Tortugas.
And while it is not uncommon
for land-based birds to be blown
into strange locations by large
storms, that is not the the case
with the red-footed booby ,
The species are pelagic,
meaning they are offshore birds
found primarily flying over open
ocean.
".','These guys are seabirds,"
Lewis said. "They fly in the open
ocean and only come to land to
breed. -.
Lewisisaid the appearance of
the bird is so rare,, that he intends
to submit an article regarding its
sighting to a regional ornithologi-
cal publication.
The theory is that the bird
was picked up in the swirl of
Isidore near the Yucatan, where
the birds are more common.
From there the bird' laboring
ousl flew in an attempt to stay
ahead of the winds and rain on
the eastern side of the storm and
wound up being deposited on the
Cape.
The question right now is
whether the bird will survive.
"It is not eating which is not a
good sign.' Lewis said.
It has been examined by'a
local veterinarian and has no bro-'


This rare red-footed booby, an offshore bird rarely seen in Flori-
da and distinguished by its red webbed feet and sky blue head and
beak, was blown onto the Cape by Tropical Storm Isidore. Local vol-
unteers are trying to nurse it back to health.


ken bones or wings, but the stress
of its ordeal often kills such,
wildlife.
"It is in an emaciated, weak-
ened state," Lewis said.
Though the odds on survival
.are long, Lewis has advised the,
Blairs to find squid, saltwater i
food to which the booby is aceus-
tomed and finds sustenance, to
feed the bird.
, The Blairs secured some
squid and the change in diet
seems have made an impact, no
matter how minor.
"He's perked' up some," Lanny
Blair said. "And he's pooping real
well which tells me his digestave
track is working and that's a good
'sign."


The hope is that its health
can be restored to allow it to. be
released locally or to transport the
bird south to a zoo, refuge or
sanctuary where it can be nursed
back to health.
"If it doesn't survive I've asked
to submit it to .the Florida Muse-
um of Natural Histor" so that we
can expand our knowledge of this
species," Lewis said.
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Sharks Lose Homecoming Heartbreaker in OT


The Port St. Joe Sharks
showed much improvement as
they battled to :a 6-6 tie in
regulation during Friday night's
homecoming game against the
Baker Gators, but a gutsy two
point conversion play in overtime
dashed the taste of victory for the
young Sharks.
"It was a tough, loss for us,"
said head coach John Palmer. "I
felt like our kids played hard, and
did what we asked of theml"
Baker drew first blood'early in
the first quarter, taking advantage
of a Shark turnover, on their first
possession.
It took only five .plays for
Baker to go on top, of the Sharks
6-.0 after gaining good field


position, their own 36 yard line,
off the turnover. The, Gators
scored off a 25 yard 'touchdown
toss midway through the quarter,
but their point after attempt
failed.
It didn't take the Sharks long
to respond to, the scoring
challenge. Raye Bailey took a
hand-off on a reverse play, turned
the corrper with the help of a great
block, from quarterback Kenny
McFarland, and raced 49 yards to
cap off a five play Shark drive and
tie the score at .6-6 with 2:34
remaining in the first quarter.
The Sharks put together the
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yards from McFarland to Bailey
and Woodrow Cherry.
The extra point attempt
failed, 'after the Sharks were
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* I Early in the second quarter,'
the Port St. Joe defense stopped a
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Raye Bailey reeled in for an,
interception. .
Bailey picked off another pass
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The Gators missed a 34 yard
field goal attempt with 5:00
remaining in the game, after
gaining good field position off a
Port 'St. Joe fumble.
Bennie Tiller recovered a
Gator fumble with 2:34 remaining
on the Sharks' 40 yard line to give
Port St. Joe one last chance for'
the win. Stephen Gaddis'. 35 yard-
field goal attempt missed wide left'
as time expired in the fourth
qu carter.
The Sharks had the ball first
during overtime. On the first play
from scrimmage, Wood row Cherry
pulled in a 10 yard touchdown
pass from Raye Bailey on a fade
route. Gaddis split the uprights
on his extra point try to put the
Sharks up 13-6.
Baker then lined up at the 10;
yard line for their overtime series,
and answered the call with a 10
yard touchdown run, also scoring
on their first play.
The Gators decided to go for
the two point conversion and the
win, rather than kick the extra
point to send it into a second
overtime, and were successful.
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passes for 16 yards and threw one
touchdown.
On the, ground, Bailey picked
up 56 yards on seven carries and
scored a' touchdown. Randall
Johnson had 49 yards rushing on
five carries; Brad Ray, had seven
carries for 24 yards; and Brandon
Thomas picked up 23 yards on
five .carries.'
Woodrow Cherry caught five
passes for 46 yards; Raye. Bailey
,had two catches for 26-yards; and
Brad Ray had one reception for
five yards.
Jake Owens led the.Sharks'
defense with one solo 'and 12,
assists (13 total, 'tackles). Nick
Reynolds had one solo. and nine
assists (10); Brandon Thomas had
five solos and' four assists (9) and
batted down one pass'; Raye
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assists (6), caused one fumble
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Randall Johnsbn had two solos:
and four assists (6) and recovered
a fumble.
"Kenny getting hurt was
tough on us. Our offense was
getting better with; us having the
threat of pass and run," added
Palmer.
The Sharks will travel to,
Bristol Friday night, to take on the
Liberty County Bulldogs at 7:30
ET in a District 2-A game.
Score by Quarters
Gators 6 0 0 08- 14
Sharks, 6 0 0 0 7-13
STATISTICS
PSJ BHS
First Downs 8 10
Rushes/Yards 30/162 42/146
Passing Yards 77 36
Total Yards 239 1182
,Passes,' 8/18/0 2/9/2
Penalties/Yards 8/90 6/70
Fumbles/Lost 4/4 5/3
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Offensively, Thomas picked up 23
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The Wewahitchka Gators
dropped to 1-3. on the season with
Friday night's 2.6-6 loss to the
Cottondale Hornets. ,
"We're improving rapidly,"
said head coach Ken Cohen.,
"Cottondale was a good, hard
hitting football team. They scored
20 points against Jay last week,
and we held them to 20 offensive
points. Besides .the three long
drives they had, we played them
pretty tough on defense.
Hopefully, our kids realize how
well they're improving and will
*I continue to work hard to get.
.better." I
The Hornets took the opening
kick-off, and drove 67 yards in
nine plays to take a 7-0 lead with.
9:07 left in the first quarter.
Mortagus Gardner, who had four
carries for 42 yards during the
possession, capped the drive with:
* a three yard touchdown on an
option play. .
'- Cottondale put together
another long drive to. start the
second quarter. 83 yards in 15
plays. The Hornets capped off the
drive with a 31 yard touchdown
run, then added the extra point to
take a 14-0 lead with 6:12
remaining in the first half.
On the Gators' ensuing
possession, quarterback Hunter
Nunneryv faked an inside hand off.
and kept it on the option for a 66
yard touchdown. However. dunng
the play an official blew the play
dead when Ryan Baker was
tackled carrying' out the fake on
the dive. whiclc overturned the
touchdown.
This was a huge rrusfortune
for Wewahitchka. Instead of being
down a touchdown. the Gators
were assessed 30 yards in un-
sportsmanlike conduct penalties
while the officials were still trying
to figure out what to do.
S' On the Gators' opening drive
of the seond half, Cdttofidale's
Larry f '&V' intercepted.- one. of--
Nunnery s passes..and returned it
47 yards to give the Hornets a 20-


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0 lead with 10:41 left in the third:
quarter.
Cottondale extended its lead
to 26-0 with 6:02 left in the fourth
quarter on Allen Dickens' 20 yard
* touchdown run.
The Gators' only touchdown
of the game was a 14 yard pass
from Nunnery to Josh Pitts with
1:28 remaining in the game.
Ryan Baker led the ,Gators
with 53 yards rushing on- 10
carries; while Hunter Nunnery
picked up 37 yards on .nine
carries.
Nunnery completed five of his
17 passes for 73 yard with one
Touchdown and threw two
interceptions Greg Adkison had-
two receptions for 41 yards; Steve
Peak had- two catches for 18
yards; and Josh Pitts had a 14
yard touchdown catch.
Cottoridale had '270. yards-
rushing ..on the night, and were.
held. to fust nine yards passing.


.". ..,', 4 ,' .-. ; f "
Quarterback Hunter Nunnery
(4) gets off a pass under pressure.


The Gators will host
Apalachicola Friday night at 7:30
CT for "Homecoming."
Score by Quarters
Gators O 0 0 6 6
Hornets 7 7 6 6 26
STATISTICS
WHS


by Tim Croft
With just a morith worth of
racing left in the season, the
Points championships at North
Florida Motor peedwa- are
entering the home stretch.
Easily the ughtest race is in
the Enduro classification w\'here
Denise Trykowski 'entered last
week's races with a scant one
point edge over John Melvin, 852-
851.:
The two have been bumping
fenders and trading places nearly -
all. season and the championship
'in all likelihood will go down to'
the final weekend. '


First Downs 6
Rushes/Yards 26/110
Passing Yards .. 73
Total Yards 183
Passes 5/17/2
Penalties/Yards 9/108
Fumbles/Lost 3/2
Punts/Avg. 3/36


Steve Peak (9) wraps up Cottondale's Mortagus Gardner in
gators" 26-6 loss Friday night.


Darrell George. second with
515 points, also still has a chance
to catch Tom Galbreath (561
points) in the IMCA class.
But from there, the rest of the
classifications are denoted by"
dominating performances.
Nlario Lupi enjoys an SO0 point
cushion (840 to 760) over Preston
Lefstead in the Hobby class while
Dale Groves has'an 87 point lead
over Lonme Roberts in Late Model
racing. 819 to 732.
Gary Johnson (7.31 points), is
running aw\ay from Kenn Bass
(383) and the rest of the field in
the Mini class.
And Greg Opie" Steverson
enjoys a wide margin 839 to 691
over Russell Welch in Limited
Super Street.
There remain four more rac-
ing dates this season.: '
AA Meeting
Alcoholics Anony-mous meets
at the.'Wew\ahitchka Community
.Center every lWednesday night at
7:00 p.m, -


Energy Crisis
Funds for Elderly
The Area Agency on Aging for
North Florida announces the
availability of Emergency Home
Energy Assistance for the Elderly
Program (EHEAEP) funds for eligi-
ble households in the Gulf.
Franklin and Bay county areas.",
The program can provide assis-
-tOnce with heating cnses from
October 1,-2002 until March 31.
2003, or until funding is
exhausted.
Eligibilihy criteria includes.
but is not limited to. at least one
person age 60 or older residing in
the home: the total household
income must not exceed 150o of
the federal poverty level; proof of
income of all household members
must be venfiable: and energy
crises must. be verified by an
energy provider.
The EHEAEP program can be
accessed by calling the Elder
Helpline at 1-800-963-5337.





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Women also figure in the next
tightest race. that in the Tuff Puff
class. whereNl echelle ;Carter
enjoys a slim 11 point lead over
Sabrina Webb. 313 to 302. :
In the Early Model classifica-
tion. Duane Bates. with 783
points. has not been able to quite
shake Ben Dalton. who with 769
points has remained in Bates'
rearview mirror the entire season.
With 726 points. there is still uime
and opportunity for Keith Hutch-
erso 'to make a move to the top.
I- --Syd Hall. with 850 points.
must fend off Waldo McGuffey Jr..
with S13 points in Pure Stock.


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"Cottondale usually throws the ball long, and has scored *-
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this season," said head coach Hen Cohen. "Our defen-
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-Wewa High


SApalachicola (Homecoming).

Varsit
varsity Game Time: 7:30 p.m. CST
Football Where: At Home


JV Football
3 6:00 At Shanks
10 6.00 At Florida High


Middle School Football
Oct. 3 6.00 Home
Carter Parramore
Oct 10 5:00 At Blounstowr,
Wewahitchka State Bank
125 Hwy. 71 N.
639-2222
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Ladies Volleyball
Oct. 3 4-00/5:00 Home Apalach
Oct 8 4:00/5:00 Home
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Oct. 10 4 00/5:00 Home
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Cross Country
Oct. 3 Mosley Invitational *
TBA Bay High
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Will Strange (10) and Sean Kerrigan combine for a tackle.


Points

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Oct 10 3 30 CST At St. Joe CC
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'I THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002


Jaguars Start Football

Season with Two Wins


'They can't win if they can't
score" is a theme that the coaches
of the 9-10 year old Jaguar
football team have repeated to. the
defense time and time again. It
appears that the players have
taken it to heart because in their
first two games they have given up
no points and. very few yards,'
dominating the opposition's
offenses.
On Tuesday, September 24,
the team traveled to Blountstown
for their first game in the Big ,
Bend League. It was a defensive
struggle from the get go. Jaguar .
offense moved the ball well in the
first half but penalties and
fumbles kept them off the.
scoreboard. Blountstown's offense
included many reverses and
double reverses but the Jaguar
defense was prepared and shut
down everything to the outside.
Blountstown did move the ball on
several off tackle plays but not
enough to score. Just before the
end of the first half Calvin (third
man) Pryor broke one for almost
seventy yards and a touchdown,
only to have it called back
because of a clip.
In the second half the Jaguar
coaches made an adjustment that
stopped Blountstown's off tackle
plays arid their offense had
nowhere to run. Jaguar offense,
was having trouble moving the
ball, too. Then, with only 52


Since 1982


seconds 'left on the clock and the
ball on Blountstown's 25-yard
line, third man went around left
end behind a devastating block by
Chris Cochran for the game's only
touchdown. Jaguars 6, Blounts-
town 0.
On Saturday, September 28
the Jaguars traveled to Wewa for a
game postponed by weather.
Jaguar offense played extremely
well with very few errors. Time
after time they smashed into the
middle of Wewa's line, success-
fully playing. possession type
football. The blocking .of Luke
Linton, Steven Denton. Dillon
McGhee, C.J. Abert, Walter
Bowers, Enoch Mathes, Willie
Quinn, Dylan Hester and Timothy
Caswell kept opening holes for the
running backs. Quarterbacks
Raheem Clemons and Nathan
Tarantino showed off their ball
handling skills. Cochran and
Pryor ran hard, punishing the
Wewa defensive players trying to
tackle them. The result was six
points in the first half and six
points in the second half.
Meanwhile, Wewa just
couldn't move the ball on the
attacking Jaguar defensive, their
only threat came on a broken play
when a Warrior, back broke out of'
a pile and went for over thirty
yards. The Jaguar's speedy
cornerback Roman, Quinn ran
him down to save a score. Result;,'
Jaguars 12, Wewa 0.


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S The word tolerance wheri applied to drugs is not par-
S ticularly a good thing: For, it can mean that over a period of
time our body has become adjusted to a medicine arid the
* drug will no longer achieve the desired effect it once did.
This tolerance effect can apply to many types of corn-
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Debbie Tankersley, a member of the ,First United Methodist
Church choir, is shown accepting a donation from the Port St. Joe
Lions Club This check is one of several donations funded by the first
annual Port St. Joe Sport Fishing Classic-a Lions Club fundraiser.
Once again, the Lions extend a special thanks to the species sponsors
who made this tournament possible-Preble-Rish Engineering, Costin
& Costin, Clayton Enterprises, F. D. May. DMD. The Port, Wines and
spirits, The Bank, Hannon Insurance/Progressive, A&E Development,
The Port Inn, Half Hitch Tackle, Howell's Marine and St. Andrew Bay
Light Tackle.


Auditions Open
Because of the success of last
year's American H4oliday Revue the
.Panhandle Players have decided
to do it agair! The Players will pre-
,sent a December Revue centered


Bed Tax
-From Pg 1
percent, according tofigures from
lthe Bay County Tax Collector's
Office.
S"Being up 6 percent is great,
but doing what we'd done in 12
months last year in 11 months
this year is the master, stroke,"
said Community Development
Council\ director J. Patrick
Howard.'
Still to be counted in this
year's total is the month of Sep-'
tember, though Howard was cau-
tiously optimisticjudging by com-.
rments from local lodging opera-
tors.
For the first 11 months of the
year, however, collections were,
$142,381.93, compared to.
-$141,990.83 for the entire 12,
months of fiscal year 2000-2001.;
Take September 2001 out bT
the equation since this past
September's numbers are not in
and the increase is $8,220.12
over the previous year.
"The numbers are very good,"
Howard said, "We're pretty tickled
with the figures. We had a flux
down in October, which I think
was residual from 9/11, but. we
were up everywhere else."
Way up in some months.
December was up 28.32 per-,
cent from the previous year,
. November up 11.18 percent.
March up 14.48 percent and June
up 9.85 percent.
Of particular note, August
was up by 8.65 percent even
though this was a year in which,
school started during the month,
a change from recent years for
Bay County schools.
S We had a very good y',.ar,'"
Howard said.
Mexico Beach, ,through an
agreement with Bay County, ear-
marks 54 percent of its bed tax
collections to beach maintenance
projects. suchli as'. dune walkovers
and the like.
The remaining 46 percent is
.used for promotion, events and
adrrunistration.
--SlowDownAt
SchoolCrous sin


around the theme' of the four sea-
sons.
Auditions will be held on
Saturdayr. October. 12 and
October 19, at 3 p.m. at the Dixie
Theatre in Apalachicola.

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Peggy Lee, right, recently won $100 worth of groceries in a draw-
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McCroan of Piggly-Wiggly is presenting Lee her gift certificate.


Sometimes, braces alone
won't properly realign teeth and
laws. In such cases, protruding
upper and lower laws and other
facial abnormalities can be cor-
rected by a collaboration between
an orthodontist, an oral surgeon
and a general dentist.
The resulting technique is
orthogriathic (meaning straighl-
jaw) surgery. The surgeon and
orthodontist, using X-rays and
casting materials, will carefully
plan the procedure,' which may


)rthognathic


Surgery

include extraction of wisdom teeth'
or removal of part of the jaw itself
(nrot;as bad as it sounds).
The ultimate 'goal, of ,such
straightening and realignment is to
improve both chewing action and
overall l appearance. In many
*cases, the final result is little shori of
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patient's looks, but his or her entire:
self-image. We know how important,
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Jean Heathcock
and Joyce Faison
Attend DAR Forum
The Florida State Society
Daughters of the American
Revolution held its annual Fall
Forum in Orlando September 19-
21.
A large variety of programs
and workshops were well-
attended. These meetings defined
duties and responsibilities of the


. Chapters throughout Florida.
They clearly reflected the Society's
goals, which are historical, educa-
tional, and patriotic.
The spirit of unity was fully.
evident during the entire Forum.
The DAR motto is God, home, and
country.
Attending Fall Forum from
Saint Joseph Bay Chapter were
Jean Heathcock and Joyce
Faison; The speaker for the
October meeting is Kesley Colbert,
a life-long student of government.
and history.


Tri-County Arts,
Alliance Meeting
The Tri-County Arts Alliance:
representing Franklin, .Gulf and
Mexico Beach will meet October
7th at the Port St. Joe Garden,".
Club from 6:30-7:30 p.m. All are
invited to attend, this is your arts
council! For information call Kim
Harrison 227-3745 or email
kim@kimharrison.com to add:
your name to e-mail information
list.


SGarden of the Month

Brenners Earn Garden of Month Award


Pretty as a picture is the
September Garden of the Month!
The garden of Richard and Liz
Breniner at 7121 Americus in St.
Joe Beach has been chosen by the
Sea, Oats and Dunes Garden
Club. -
*Liz, who earned, her Master
Gardener" certificate after moving,
here from New Jersey three years
ago, was presented with a blank'
canvas in which to create an
enchanting garden landscape.
Unlike a finished painting, this
canvas provides a picture that is
ever changing and'improving.
When Liz and Richard pur-,
chased their property they were
lucky enough to obtain extra lots
.behind their home site' and Liz
has planted and paintede" toher
heart's content over a 200 foot
length which can be MIewed from
their second story balcony '.The
journey through this garden
starts at a deck dotted with flow-
ering containers; past a burblig .
pond filled with fish, water lihes
and elephant ears; under a flower-
ing virne covered arbor; and on
through islands of ever changing
color -and ending with a calm
oasis centered by a'restful bench
for the weary gardener and over-
looking an intriguing: corkscrew
willow. Sweet-,. smells,
abound-starting wlththe creep:
ing thyme growing between ,the
path's paving stones. Each island


is filled with its designated color
and each offers up a surprise in
its statuary, driftwood art or
stones' painted with a garden
poem.
The plants ,'are familiar 'and
friendly to most gardeners: yellow
lantaha; purple Mexican petu-
hias, heather and verbena; blue'
plumbago and blue daze; pink
zinnias, roses, and Indian,
Hawthorne-all interspersed w-ith
grasses and even a few caeti-and
surrounded by flowering crepe
myrtles. It, is the artistry in this

Morris Graduates
Basic Training
h Army Pvt. Tommy L. Morris ;
V ihas graduated from basic combat
training at Fort Jackson.
Columbia: South Carolina.
During the nine weeks of
tramni e. the soldier studied the
Army mission and, received
instruction and practice in drill
arid ceremony,: marching, rifle
marksmanship. armed : and.
unarmed combat, map reading,
field tactics, military courtesy,
military justice system, physical
fitness, basic first aid, Army
history, tradition and core values,
and special' training -in" h amr

He is the grandson of Ronth
Wagner of Overstreet.
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and keeps the viewer returning for
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If youtwould like to nominate 4
a garden for the monthly award.
please contact Sandie Yarbrough
at 648-4618, (e-mail sandyarb@
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We Thank You
The family of the late Donald
Eugene Dawson would like to
thank everyone for \our sympathy.
and support duriin our time of'
loss of our loved one. Everything
was greatly appreciated. The best
people in the world live in Port St.
J o e : .
With love and appreciation,
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The Barr
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002


Pictured are front (1 to r) Shannon Duncan, Cecil Linton, Kyle
Campbell and Royce Duncan. Back row (1 to r) Boy Scout Leader
Michael Brian, Alex Hardin, Alex Algueseva and Boy Scout Jeremy
Holmes.
S Scouts Honored would like to thank the
a .Q community for its continued
in :Cross-Over support.
Ceremony ..
During a ceremony on
Tuesday, September 24, Cub .
Scout' Pack 315 promoted six
participants to Boy Scout Troop 1Ii
315.'.-The young men have DIRE
dedicated themselves to a year of, I..
hard-'.work, community service D;.
and 6f course, fun. Having taken
their'pledge as Scouts seriously, l
they completed the requirements :.lg:
for promotion and were honored
-with .a "cross-over" ceremony in
which'they shed their Cub Scout *
Sstatup'. Wk
Participants included Royce h11
Duncan, Kyle Campbell, Cecil '
Linton, Alex Hardin, Shannon
Dundan. .and& Alex Algueseva. .
Accompanied by a parent, the A 4 .-Y.
Scouts were presented with a new .
hat ahd neckerchief signifying ,
their entaiance into the troop. Also
participating in the ceremony &2
were:Cub Scout Leader Darlene
Ake, Den Leader Jennie Whitfield, ,ll.
Boy Scout Leader-Michael Brian I_ _, g
: and Boy Scout Jeremy Holmes. .R
Scouting is a wonderful., "
character-building activity for
youngsters. All of the leaders, yis.
participants and their families ?"-
- -, '.1y


Special Service Will
Honor Veterans
Glad Tidings Assembly of God
is preparing for a special, service
to honor the military veterans of
the Wewahitchka;. area. The
* service will be held on Sunday,,
November 10 at 10:00 a.m.
Veterans or family members
of veterans who would like to be
included need to subrrut a picture.
and the- following information to
the church office no later than
Sunday. Octob er 20: name, rank.
branch of service, dates of service.
Glad Tidings Assembly is
located at the corner of E. Orange
Avenue and Highway 71 in
Wewahitchka. For further-
information please call the church
.at 639-2661. -'

School's In Session
Drive With Caution!

tz Worsh~ipD at the t...
Chuchof ou
Chice hiSuda


Bailey and
Lowery Wed
Sandra Bailey and KIoskia
Lowery were united in holy
matrimony on Saturday; ,,
September 21 at 2:00 p.m. at the
Church of God in .,Christ. The
couple vowed their love for each
other before God and a host of,
family 'and friends. Minister
Robert Lowery, brother of: the'
groom, officiated the ceremony.,
Mr. and Mrs. Kloskia Lowery:
would like to give thanks from the'
depths of their hearts to everyone
who had a part in making their
wedding day special.


Sandy E. Quinn III

Sandy will be 2!
Sandy E. Quinn. Ill will be
celebrating his second birthday
on Sunday. October 6. His party
will be at Nathan Peters Park.
He is the son of Sandy, Jr.
and Mizpah Quinn, brother of
Javiun Langston and Rakeem
Quinn.


Audubon Society,
Resource Assoc.
Meeting 14th
The Bay County Audubon
Society and St. Andrew. Bay
Resource Management Associa-
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Early and,

McGarry
Repeat Vows
Dana ,Michelle Earley and
Kevin Michael McGarry repeated
their 'vows in the presence of
family and friends at 7:00 p.m.. on
Saturday, .July 27 at the Garden
Club in.Port.St. Joe with Chaplain'
: Buddy Walker officiating. Dana.is,
S'- the daughter of -Debra Hattaway
Davis and Chris. and Charmamne
Eailey6; : all of .Port ,St. Joe.
Maternal grandparents are
Dolores and J.B. Hattaway and
paternal. grandparents are Mary
A. Early. and the late Barnie'G.
Earley all of Port St. Joe. Kevin is
the' son of Pat and Tom NMcGarry
of Spring Hill.
The bride and groom were
attended by their sons, Cole Dew
,and Patrick McGarry. Cole-arid
Patrick spread rose petals on the
organdy runner before the bride
entered on the arm of her father.
Patrick McGarry presented the
rings to his father
The bride was beautifully
adorned in a wedding gown that
had a sleeveless fitted bodice with
a., lace overlay embossed with
beaded flowers on the upper
bodice with an open lace back.
The bride wore a fingertip veil of
tulle. She also complemented the
gown and_ veil by wearing drop
pearl earrings, .-and : a pearl
bracelet. Her-bridal bouquet was
White calla: lilies and white
stephanotis bound with a. wide
white silk ribbon.' .
The. groomr, :who..is., a .staff,
sargeant.and air traffic controller
in the U.S.A.F. was handsomely
attired in his dress blues All co-'
workers of -the groom that
attended were also dressed in,
thierU.S.A.F. dress. blues. '
The Garden Club was
beautifully decorated with
greener above the doors and'
%windows`. Also a front wall was
decorated with lattice intertwined
with live ivy and white lights. On
the side wall, a large grape vine
wreath was decorated with white
silk calla lilies and greener with a
large white silk bow. In the front
of the room an, archway was
decorated with white, silk calla
lilies and .greenery and on each.
side there were 'pedestals of live
ferns. On the wall behind the
.. 'archway was placed the original
cross that was taken off the top of
the Garden Club (formerly old St.
Joseph Catholic Church. circa
1925). It was draped with a string
.of delicate ellow roses. The
mother.of the bride. uncle, of the
bnde, and the stepmother of the
bride were all baptized in this old
Catholic church. Therefore. this
setting for the wedding had a
special meaning to the bnde and
her family.. There, were two, live-
greeh .topiaries outside on the
front ,porch on either side of, the
.entrance- door. On each entrance
S" door was. placed a grape vine
, heart-shaped ,wreath decorated
with small white silk calla lilies
and greefiery.,
g Oph. the beautifully landscaped
grounds.of the Garden Club was a
large white capri party canopy
"where delicious seafood was:
,served to all guests. Fruit and
vegetables. parmesan. potatoes.
corn" on the cob -and. barbeque
chicken were also served.
The wedding cake; was a
yellow cake with butter cream
basketweave icing trimmed with
:small silk flowers which included
pansies,, roses, lavender. 'daisies,
and violets' The groom's cake was
a favorite Italian cream' cake
consisting of one layer .of
chocolate, flavored with rum and
layered. with Bavarian and
chocolate Bavarian creams and
finished with a traditional butter
cream finish.
Those assisting the bride and
groom by serving guests were
friends and co-workers of the
S mother of the bride, Darlene
Antley, Laurie Varnes, Cindy
Knight and Debbie Williams and
best friends of the mother of the
bride Brenda Park of Tabb,
Virginia and Judy Stone Wise of
St. Joe Beach.


Music for the reception was
provided by D.J. Smiley with
many favorite songs of the bride
.and groom being played for
guests. The' bride 'and groom
celebrated their special day with
family and friends until late in the
evening. Afterwards they spent a'
weekend at Coombs Inn Bed &
Breakfast in historical Apalachi-
cola. :
The bride ,and groom reside in
Panama City, where the bride is
e-nployed by Drs. Ge-orge G.
Goodreau and Melanie G. Walters
as a. dental hygienist ard the
Sgroom fs employed by the U.S.A.T.
at Ty-ndall A.F.B. as an air traffic
- controller.


PSJ NJROTC

News
By Cadet Ensign Maggy Quaranta
Friday, September 27 was the
final and most significant day
during homecoming week. The
annual homecoming parade ran.
down Reid Avenue and 'Long
Avenue where' bystanders
watched and kept the constant.
flow -of flashing camera lights
aimed at fire trucks, high school
homecoming floats, and various
local organizations' trucks .and
floats festively decorated as they
passed by.
The NJROTC drill team. held
their regular spot toward front of
the line behind 'the EMS truck.
The cadets who participated in
this spirited event deserve special
recognition for their outstanding.
commitment to the unit. Leading
the, troop in Colorguard were
Johnathan Gilbert, Thomas
Hayden," Randi Boddye. and
Michael -l Harshman. Cadets
Jennie Garth, Maggy Quaranta;
Courtney Mork, -'Sean Kemp,
Matthew Kemp, Darryl Black,
Tiffany Tillery, Melissa Brake,',
Trey' Ropelis, Elizabeth El1er and
April Murray formed the locally
renowned drnll team led by the
Drill Team Commander, Charles
Parker.
All of the. cadets did a
, marvelous job by chanting ludly,
in' an aggressive manner, looking,
sharp. and marching in unison all
the while absorbing sun rays
through their heavy uniforms.
These cadets show great
appreciation for.NJROTC and are
a symbol for a respectful and
responsible youth to whom we
extend our greatest thanks.
Anchors. Away!


River ,Rollins

River is, 1!
River J'ay Rollins, son of Bo
and Kandi Rollins. turned one on,
Wednesday, September 25. River
;celebrated with a party on
Saturday, September 2 1 with lots.:
of farmly and friends.

Cheerleaders to

Hold Cheerleading
Camp for Girls
The Port St. Joe High School
Junior Varsity Cheerleaders \will
hold a cheerleading camp for girls
in grades 2-5 on Saturday.
October 5-from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00
p.m. at the Port St. Joe
Elementary School gym.
Thejpnce'of the camp is S15
per student or S25 for two
students In the same family.
Students may register with Mrs.
Phillips before or after school. For
more- information call Cindy
Phillips at '229 8590.

Notification of

Out-of-Field.


Wewa High

Homecoming

This Week
Wewahitchka High School will
conclude its week of Homecoming
activities with a 7:30 p.m. football
game Friday against Apalachicola;
The' theme for Homecoming
2002 is Lights, Camera, Action
and activities included Dress-Up
Days of Nerd Day, Color Day,
Wild, Wild Wednesday. .Favorite
Celebrity Day and Red/White and
Dress-up Day.
This year's honored classes
are the Class of 62, 67, 72, 77, 82,
87, 92, and 97. Members of these
graduating classes are invited and
enrcouraed to join in the Alumni
Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Fnday.
The Homecoming parade will
begin at 2 p m. Friday with lineup
at' 1:30. Homecoming King and
Queen coronation will be pre-
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Assignments
In compliance with Florida
Statutes 231.095. each Gulf
'*' County school is providing written
notification to parents of teachers
in out-of-,ield assignments. On
October 3. the notification by
course and : teacher will be
included;,,in, a newsletter to
parents. The list of courses and
teachers..is also available at the
..school office.

PSJMS PTSO
Meeting
All parents of middle school
111, students are invited to attend a
PTSO meeting on Nlonda-.
October 7 at 5:30 p.m. in .the
c' oo'rni library If n,, 'o ar


Jordan Heath and Tiffany Burch celebrate birthdays together.



Cute Cousins-Best Friends
Jordan Heath and Tiffany Burcl recently celebrated their birth-'
days together with a Spongebob Squarepants skating party at the -
Skate Factory iin Panama City with. classmates and family. '
Jordan is the daughter of James Heath and Amy Wynn Heath. Her
grandparents ,are Jerry and Jane VWynn of Chattahoochee, Bob and
Rena deRochemont of Gaines\ille. and Raymond and-Betty Heath of'
.Port St. Joe. Her &reat-grandmother is Mane Wynn also of Port St. Joe.,
Tiffany is the daughter of Rusty and Debbie Kearns Burch. She is
the granddaughter of Mrs. Verna Burch and the late Roy L. Burch. and
*the late Marn L. Kearns. TifTs great -arandmother is Mary Pope of Ball.,
Louisiana. .


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Joe Jackson, former NFL
football player, will be'ministering
at GOad Tidings Assembly of God
in 'ewalitchka, on Sunday.
October 13. Service times will be
at lq:30 a.mn. and 6:00 p.m.'
Joe Jackson attended New
Mexico State University where he
played defensive end and was a
S four'year starter at NMSU.
S Nicknamed from a local Indian
SLegend. Joe was known as "the
> mad'mounritain". He received All
Rocky Moqntain Conference and
preseason All American honors.
Joe graduated with a degree in
English, and is a member of the
new. Mexico State University
S Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of
Fame-.
In 1972. the New York Jets

Glad Tidings
Homecoming
Service Oct. 6
-" Glad Tidings Assembly of God
- in \gewahitchka will be celebrat-
'-, i.ng ;their annual Homecoming
Sernce on Sunday. October 6.
'The service will begin at 10:00
S a.m CT with ministry in song by
the lPippins.
: : '. ;Reverend Dave Fernandez \\1ll
be the special speaker. Following
the ermice. there will be a covered
S dishidminner in the fellowship hall.
Pastor Joey' Smith and the con-
Sgregation of Glad Tidings in\te
Syou to join them for this special
S"* day


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made Joe their fifth pick. He
finished second in quarterback
sacks in his rookie season. While
a member of the NY Jets. Joe
played with Joe Namath, John
Riggins and Matt Snell. In 1976,
Joe followed defensive line coach
Buddy Ryan to Minnesota where
he became a member of the famed
Purple People Eaters consisting of
the great Jim Marshall. Carl Eller
and Alan Page. He also played
with Fran Tarkenton and Ahmad
Rashad.
Since 1988, Joe has served as
pro-director of Athletes Inter-
national and Church Evangelist
at Phoenix First Assembly of God,
Tommy Barnett, pastor.
There will also be a breakfast
for men and boys on Saturday,
October 12, at 8:00 a.m. at Glad
Tidings Assembly of God.,
Highway 71, Wewahitchka.
Everyone i invited. For more
information, please call the
church at (850) 639-2661.


Dalkeith
Homecoming
Dalkeith Baptist Church will
celebrate Homecoming on
Sunday, October 6. Brother Nick
Davis will preach the Homecom-
ing message at the 10:30 a.m.
service. Tracy McGlon will provide
the music. Dinner will be served,
after which several groups will
provide special music beginning
at 1 p.m.


,PE i1 si Center
'C0 n O Trison Avenue Port St. Joe
Pastor, IMarc Sturdivant Church Office 227-1493


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SContem porary ..... .. .......................... ........ 11:00 a.m ., CT
SOpen Hearts. Open-minds. Open doors.
SThe people of Mexico Beach United Methodist Church
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor NURSERY PROVIDD Church/Office: 648-8820

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SBAPTIST CHURCH -
-1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691 -
,,rshiI, "- 5unda at II a.m and 7 p.m. -
*B ble Lu.l) Sunda,- i 45 a.m and 6 p.m. (for all agei
HH 'edne.sJj\ Chidr.-n & Youlh Mc-.,ion3 al 7 p.m. '
Prayer and Bible Siud) at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 pm. m.
1 REV. JOHN ADKINS, PASTOR


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,, "- 385S2 Ling Street Highland View .
l '^ -' ,Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(850)227-1306
S "" 50)227-1 Sunday School 9:45 am.
I '' 1 r ., Morning Worship 11:00a.m.
N O FgIL NNO FRILLS!NO'A'-1., 1,,,t, ^ .i:y Evening Service 7:00 p.m.
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Nazarene Caravan
The Nazarene Caravan is a
Christian organization for chil-
dren in grades 1-6. It is a quality
program that includes aspects of
both a club and a scouting-type
organization-membership re-
quirements. special signs and
group pledges, and badges.
S Under the direction of an
adult guide, children learn skills
and abilities to help them develop
as God planned-physically,
socially, mentally and spiritually.
Caravan meets each Wednesday.
7-8 pm.. at First Church of the
Nazarene. 2420 Long Avenue.
(across from the high school
'track). There is a 810 registration
fee to help cover program costs.
For registration and tranrsporta-
tion call 229-9596 or 227-3116.
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THE STAR PUBLISHING CO.
209-211 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
(850) 227-127& (850) 227-1278
www.StarFL.com

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


Glad Tidings Assembly


Welcomes Joe Jackson


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL-
S* 311 Columbus .St.',SL Toe Beach, FL 32456
< A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
S SUNDAY: General Ascmbli 9 4-5 a m Bible [d J. all ic 10 a n
MNorning \Vr.iipl 11 i ni Eertng \\:rWlnp 6 p m
WEDNESDAY: Choir Praciuce 6 p.m Prner Meeting & Yoruth Group p n
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Pastor David Nichols Church 64"-5026 Home "69-8"25


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday


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Worship:
9:30 a.m. Sunday


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


"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
Romans 16:16
The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hw\. 71 South. Wewahitchka
.. (1,4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
S; (850) 639-5401
Sunday' Bible Studv ........ . . 9:00 a.m. CT
Sunday Worship .... .....10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday Bible Shidy . .. 7.00 p.m. CT


FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
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Sunday Worship . 10 a.m.
Fellowship Time . 10:45 ajin.
Adult School.. .... ... 11 a.m.


*Sunday School
*- J *Young Children


Pastor,Rev. J Reid Cameron


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Family Life Church
'Touching. Lives with the Love of Jesus"
Join us in i'orsAhi/ .,s ..
10:30 Sunday Morning -,. 98
7:00 Wednesday Evening Apaiachicola... 4 ...p anama
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford HWY ReFil' fve.
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates 71 Family L churc
9 '. Wewahitchka
'hit our website at: family lifechurch.net
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)


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


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


bGather up your shopping .
bags. it's that time of year again!
Bargains galore! For the past
fourteen years the United
Methodist Church on St. George
Island has held a gigantic
indoor/outdoor yard sale as an
annual fundraiser to support its
building fund. This year's event
\\ill be held on Saturday. October
19. from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
at the church which is located at
201 E. Gulf Beach Drive. just twvo
blocks east of St. George Island's
."town center". -
Featured during the day will
be the silent auction of a 14'
Holder by Hoby centerboard sloop
with main and .lib ngging and
complete with trailer: bids will
begin at 8500 and silent
auctioning will close at 2:00 p.m.
Bargain-wise shoppers know
to be in line when the doors open
at 6.00 a.m. to get first choice of
the many interesting household
items, furniture, computer
equipment, clothing, etc. donated
by church members and island
visitors over the summer. The
community traditionally supports


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

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


, Liberty Prison Ministries will
be conductrn2 revival at Beach
Baptist Chapel October 6-9 They
\w1ll be nuinisteirng and sharing.
God's love in services Sunday at 6
p.m. EST. and Monday through
Wednesday at 7 p.m.
"H-lope to see you there. For
more information please call Bro.
David Nichols at 769-8725.


Clothes Closet
Pastor Brad Johnson and
Carter Temple Church will con-
duct the Carter Temple Clothes
Closet on Saturday, October 5th,
at 308 Wilhamsburg Road in
We\ahitchka.
The closet \\ill be open froni 8
a.m. until. All items are free and
like new. For more information
call 872-8691 or 784- 1575.


Youth Assembly
Pastor Gathers and members
of Victory Temple First Born
Holiness Church invites you to
join them as they celebrate their
annual Youth Day with services
beginning on Thursday, October 3
through Sunday. October 6, at 7
p.m. and on Sunday at 11.30 a.m.
Thursday's speaker is 18 year
old Pastor Jarmvs Alls from Open
Door Church of Lord JesUs in
Sneads: Fnriday's is Sis. Martha
Brantley of Greater Bethel in
Panama City. Saturday will be a
musical program, and Sunday,.
Sis. Sherry Bolden of Victory
Temple First Born Holiness will
close the Assembly.


,tt,\ii e ,=fua,c & Educon,.,n
Sunday School
Worship Ser ,ice
Disciple Training
'S ... Eeninrg Wors.hip
Wednesday Pra)er MtAeehing


Ai.r, rer Io, Sludenis
9.45 am
11.00 am
600 pm
7.00 pm
6 30 pm


"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"


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"Serving the Changeless Christ...
to Change Hearts in a Changing Community"

FAITI4 BIBL[ CHI4URCIl
801 20th Street Port St. Joe 229-6707
Dr. Bill Taylor,.Pastor
Sunday School .................. .. .. .. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Service ... c. 1. ... .. 1:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service .. .. ......... ..... :':00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study .. 7:00 p.m.
Home of FAITH CH-IRI!TIAN CI0OOL


C7n~stirtution andi7n~ilnume'nt


FIRST

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S(850) 227-1724
Jesse Evans Rob
PASTOR (


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


Diana Sealey
Touth & Children's Director


// A But those who hope in the Lord
\ Will renew their strength. They
/. will soar on.wings like eagles...
'" 71^ 'Isaiah 40:31
\IUpstairs Captial City Bank Building
S_ Sunday -Bible Study at 9 a.m.
SWorship at 10 a.m.
[ ,, "CasualAttire always welcome
SSmall Group Meetings 6 p.m.
Come Celebrate with us! (in members'homes)
Pastor Lee Gordell (850)227-1180
Grace Baptist Church www.GraceEagles.org


^V k "A Port of Victor'

F First Churck of &e aza ene
4 2420 Long Avente Port t5+, Joe, Florida 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School .. ..... .. ....... 10 a.m. Give ,u o te Lord thie glory
Sunday Morning Worship ........... 11 a.m. J3ue His noim .. wo* ship the
Sunday Evening Worship ............ 6 p.m. Lord in tlie beoily of lioliness.
Wednesday Evening Servic ......... .... 7 p.m. Peolhi 29.2
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Got News?

If your church is doing
something of interest to
the community, let them
know! News from
your church is
always welcome!


this annual event with great
enthusiasm and late-comers
won't find much left. Spend the
day on beautiful St. George Island
and enloy a fun-filled shopping
excursion at the same time!
Donations may be brought to
the church or arrangements for
pick-up can be made by calling
Shirley Hartley at (850) 927-3154 ,
or Carlton Ethridge at (850) 927-
2010. Volunteers would be very
welcome and event co-chairs.
Peggy Moore (8501 927-4039 or
Shirley Hartley would love to hear
from anyone interested.

Craft and
Rummage Sale
The Ladies Group at Our Lady
of Guadalupe Church in Mexico
Beach will be holding a Craft and
Rummage Sale at the church on
Saturday. October 26 from 8 a.m.
untd 1 p.m. CT.
Tables are available for rental
if you would like to sell your crafts
at the event. Small 16 ft.) tables
rent for $5 and large (8 ft.) tables
rent for S8. Please contact
Eleanor Lawton at 648-2144 for
further information or to reserve a
table.


The Potter's House
S"Where Broken Vessels Are Made New"
B 630 Second Street Post Office Box 631 Wewahitchka, FL 3240o5
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
t i "- Sunday 10:00 AM. . . . ... Bible Study
,"',:,,: Sunday 11-00 AM .; .- . . Worship Service
-: Wednesday 7 PM . . . . Bible Sludy
;-,-,' Rodney G. Leaman Pastor
^.-. o..(850) 639-4588- Wewarev@aol.com
SBroken Spirits, Hearts Livues CAN be mnendeal


[ First Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
"- 'Brfent kickerr P:t;or
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Beach Baptist Huge Yard Sale
Revival Oct. 6-9 October 19


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Choir Director


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The St. Joseph Histoncal Society present- i,
ed 4th graders at Port St. Joe Elementar' and
Faith Christian schools personal copies of
Territorial Grants: Flonda's Founding Fathers .
by former society members Louise I. Porter is a
and Charles B. Srruth. Members of the socie- T.._..
ty made their annual presentation of the 0," '. I
books on Tuesday. Sept. 24, to aid the studens- ---_ _-
in their study of Florida history. .. ? ,"'
Above at; Faith Christian are -Sean
Pridgeon, Jeremy Harcus, Jordan Heath, Rakeem Quiinn, Cody Grantham, and Brian Pitts, Back row are Historical Society members Betty McNeill, Ann
-yon, Charlotte Pierce and Eda Ruth Taylor. Port St. Joe Elementary students Adrian Browning, Tyler' Fox, Katie Ic Neill. Austin Williams and Tyler
Saucier are shown, above with -their copies of the books.


Smoke Signals


The. first nine; weeks of the
2002-2003 'school year is Iwrapr
ping.up, finals are lust around the'
corner, and Fall Break is just.
weeks away. The leaves are chang-
ing, and autumn is in :the air. I
'can't believe how quickly -ther
weeks have'flown by. "
College bound Sophomores
and Juniors should plan to regis-,
ter for the PSAT October 7- 1 1. The
test will .be administered the last-
Saturday of Fall Break ,(October
19). Also, registration for the PLAN
will take place the week following'
Fall Break (October 21-25). '
ATTENTION ALL SENIORS!!!
Portraits are in! Orders will be
taken Monday. October 21, from
"i 5:00-6:30 in the Student Acti''itv
Room and again on Tuesday, from.
8:00 to 11:0.0 in the Commons.
SArea.. Seniors should remember
not to leave, class, until they are
called to order their pictures Also,
Seniors may turn in the Project
Graduation raffle ticket money to
1' Mrs. W\eimprts n., rm,.,, JQ3. The,
'deadline is October 25.
Students registered for the
October 12 SAT at PSJHS should
remember that this date is the first
Saturday of Fall Break. DON'T
FORGET! The ACT will be offered
October 26 in the Commons Area.
The registration deadlines for
these, tests have already passed,:
but if you are interested in taking
either the SAT or the ACT. they \will
be offered again in December.
Check with Mrs. Ramsey In the
Guidance Office for registration
dates.
Tropical Storm Isadore
brought rain. wind, and severe
doubt about the outcome of Homer-
coming festivities, the parade.
despite; speculation, about the


weather, was ,held under, sunny
skies. .Shark, Talk would-like to
extend a warm congratulations to
the: Freshmen for winning Ist
place in the float" competition.
.They were followed by the Sopho-
mores in 2nd. the Juniors in 3id,"
and the Seniors with an Honorable
SMention. (Way to go Seniors!
That's, three years in a rowl) In a:
tough loss,-the sharks were defeat-
:ed in, overtime by Baker 14-13.
Congratulations to PSJHS newest
Queen, Miss Katie Geoghagan. We
are so proud of you!
The' revised schedule for,
Finals is as follows: Monday. Octo-
ber 7 (1 and 3 blocks), and Tues-
day. October 8 (2 and 4 blocks).'
Remember the end of the nine
weeks is Wednesday. October 9.
S.There will, be an open house at
PSJHS on October 24 from 5:00-
63:00 to distribute report cards and
select the School Advisory Council.
Any parent or community member
interested in serving on..the. SAC
'" may contact Mr. Early.
-Keyette initiation was a ku~ge
success. It was held Tuesday night
at a PSJ PEE WEE football game.
Some of the characters included
Bnttney Spears. Mr. Clean. The
Incredible Edible Egg,'and mlich
more. You Go Girls!
Port St. Joe High School has a
plethora of used textbooks that
can be distributed to non-profit
organizations. If anyone is inter-
ested, please contact Mr. Earley by
October 11. 2002
I. hope everyone has a great.
and safe Fall Break.' Finals are
coming-keep, your stress level
down! It's only a test. right? How
,hard. can it be? lintil next
time...Later.


In thinking back to "our
childhood, some of the first
memories may be of the times we
spent with friends: We learned all
sorts of things from our peers
about the ;wbrld, outside our
families. By talking to friends, a
child may learn that another
Child's parents often argue, make
him go to bed early, or give him anji
allowance. Children frequently
compare themselves to their
peers. School age children begin,
,to acquire many friendships
duririg their middle .and late
childhood. Many of these
friendships are formed at school.
Making new friends is a very
important developmental change
in a child's life. During middle and
late childhood, children spend an
increasing amount of time in peer'
interaction. ,
Friends :are .important
because they provide these seven
key elements:
.1 Companionship provides
children with a familiar partner
and playmate, someone who is
willing to spend time with them:
and join in collaborative activities.
2. Stimulation among friends
provides children with interesting
information, excitement, and
amusement.
3. Physical support in
friendships provides time,
resources, and assistance.
A4. Ego support provides the
Sex-'ectation of support,


encouragement, and teedbapck
that helps' children maintain an
impression of themselves as
competent. attractive 'and
worthwhile,
5. Social comparison
pioxndes information about where
the child stands in regard to.
others' and whether the child is
doing okay. ,
6. Affection provides
children' with a warm, clpse,
trusting relationship with another
individual.
7. Intimacy in friendships
relates to self-discihsure and the
sharing of private thoughts
_School-aged children seem to
befriend those vwho are similar to
themselves.. Such characterisLcs-
may include similar taste in
music. games, sports, and the
enjoyment of others.
,Acquiring new friendships,
during the school age years is very
important and may have 'an
impact ori an indmdual's life in
the future years. If the' need 'for
playful companionship goes
unmet,' we become bored and
depressed: 'If the need for social
acceptance is not met, we suffer a4
lowered sense of. s.elf-worth.
Friends become increasingly
..dependent' upon each other to.
satisfy these needs during,
adolescence. If adolescents fail to
forge such close friendships. they
may experience painful feelings of
;loneliness and a reduced )ense of
.self-worth.- 1'


Dolphin


News

Fall Break: School will not be
held October 14-18 due to Fall
Break.
Report cards for this grading
period will be sent home on
Friday, October 25. If you would
like to schedule a parent/teacher
conference, please call 227-1221.
Fall Festival: Our annual
Fall Festival will be held at the
Centennial Building on Friday,
October 25.
Cultural Enrichment: The
Eckerd Theater Company will
perform "The Snow Queen" on
Thursday,. November 21 for'our
students, faculty, and staff.
Parents are. invited to attend.


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The' group of students and
counselors at the Wilds in North
Carolina last week had a
wonderful time. One of our
seventh grade girls, C.J. Miller,
made these. observations. "The
Wilds was a wild trip. I enjoyed
the giant swing, and the tubing
i was fun and cold. Chapel was one
of-my favorites. I look forward to
/ ,~' the Wilds trip next year." We will
tell you more in a future article.,,
S. Earlier in September,
Missionaries working -with. the
African Inland Mission visited us.
Mr. and Mrs.; Chuck 'Davis and
Judy Davis, ;parents and sister of
our nursery teacher, Beth Taylor,
explained to the students about
many differences in life in Afnca.
Judy Da-is is a housemother
of senior girls in the Rift Valley
Academy in Kenya. The academy
Is the boarding school for five..
hundred children of missionaries,
.representing over 25 mission
S groups in much of Africa. She
*,howed the students a film that
depicted life'in a school in Afnca.'
'dudy is known as "Saca" to her
s students.
Chuck Davis. who has been in
S *Afnca with the AIM for 40 years is
how working in the United States
with the mission. He explained his
work and told the students facts
bout animals in Africa. He also
told the children an interesting
S storyabout a goat that wanted to
S be a lion. The goat discovered that
walking like a lion, talking like a
lion and wearing a sign claiming
to be a lon did not make him a
lion. Rev. Davis explained that
this is true of becoming a
Christian. "You must be born
again" in order to be a member of
S' God's family. '
-.. ': Our annual Christmas card .
sale went well this year. The high
seller winners are as follows: first
place, Elijah Quaranta: second
place. Jessica Sarmiento: and
third place Kanssa Nelson. In the
Younger grades the winners were
Katenna Nelson and Tiffany
Burch. Again we wantto thank all
those who were a part of this


fundraiser.
Next Monday and Tuesday,
October 7 and 8, three of our
teachers will be at the Teachers
Clinic in Pensacola. Brenda
Robershaw, Kathie Sarmiento and
Tammy Nelson will be' at
Pensacola Christian School
observing classes and learning
what is new in A Beka books and
supplies, i.
Fall break is just around the
corner. School, will be out October
14-18, and will resume Monday,
October 21. During these holidays
several of our teachers will be
attending a spiritual life
conference: at St., Simon's Island,
Georgia.


...: .... News Column
Faith Christian School


MANDY MUTT


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George & Gracie. two 3 mo.
old Catahoula Curr mix puppies:
Timber. 5 mo. old chocolate lab
:rr,. male puppy: Hank, grown
male black lab; Hugo. a two-tone
brown and tan puppy with semi-
long hair; Toby, 3 mo. old blue
heeler pup: Boomer, a-3 1/2
month old yellow lab mix. and
cats and kittens of all ages..
For more information, contact
i the St. Joseph Bay Humane
Society at 227-1103 or visit the
Human Society's web site at
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folk music concert, starting at
8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00.
This year the first half,of the
concert will be a. celebration of
folk music legend Woody
Guthrie's 90th birthday.
The second half of the concert
will be folk songs, primarily from
the 50s. 60s and 70s folk era. as
well as traditional, well-loved folk
songs. The Folk Revival. Judith
Lovin and Ken Sizemore, have
been singing together r for well over
twenty years and are well known
and respected in Nashville and
throughout the Southeast as folk
troubadours.
For more information contact
the Dixie Theatre at 850-653-
3200.


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Folk Music at the
Dixie Friday Night PORT ST. JOE
The Dixie Theatre presents a M iddle..
special two-part evening of folk
music Friday, October 4. The Folk -A
Revival returns to the Dixie .
Theatre for their annual October' v,'k '. r- "" *' ;) : .".". ."--


by Jennifer Bland
The weeks are flying by and
again it's time to give you the buzz
about PSJ Middle School. .
In Sports: Marching Band
practice is on Tuesdays. 3 to 5,
and Thursday. 3 to 5:30.
Volleyball team has practice
Monday thru' Thursday from 3-4
p.m. Girls. if you want to play fall
softball pick up a form-in the
office for more information.
Middle school football has a home
game on Oct. 3 with Freeport at 5
p.m. There will be 7th grade and
8th grade games. Also, volleyball
has a home match on Oct. 8 with
Altha at 4:30 p.m.
We would like to thank the
Junior Service League for making
Tarnmerlin possible for PSJNMS
students and staffl On Friday,
Sept. 27, our students. faculty
and staff were treated to a perfor-
mance by the folk duo Tarnrmmnerlin.
Our school applied for and
received a cultural .enrichment
grant from the State of Flonda.
This grant will pay for 2/3 of the
cost for two performances during
the 2002/03 school year. PSJ's

Computer
Instruction at the
Public Library
Need help using a computer,
searching the Internet. learning
how to get an E-mail account?
Starting October 17. on
Thursday at 1:00t p.m.. .Susan
Godwin. volunteer, will do a-basic
one on one instruction at the Gulf
County Public Library., 110
Library Drive in Port St. Joe. This
is a free service, and will be by
reservation only. The class will
last for approximately one hour.
You may call the library at 229-
8879 to reserve your place or to
get more information.

Story Time
The Gulf County Public
Library resumed pre-school
Story-time on Tuesday. October I
at 2:00 p.m. The session is for
thirty murnutes, with a story, color-
ing and small snacks. All three- to
five-year-olds are welcome.


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athleticc Inlurles
*diabetic feet
*fungal/Ingrown nails
orthoticc shoe Inserts
*bunions
*warts
*ulcers


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*corns and calluses
*broken bones
*flat feel
*high arches
*heel pain/spurs
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*arthritis


Junior Service League has gener-
ously funded the remaining 1/3 of M magnificent
the cost. On May 17, 2003. our
students will be treated to the sec-
-ond performance by The Eckerd We offer the finest granites in an
Theatre group. They will present a assortment of colors and
play. and a workshop while .they a
are at PSJ Middle School. Thanks countless designs. We can provide
.again, Junior Service League! the memorial that's right for you.
The PTSO meeting will be Come talk to our counselors.
Monday, October 7th at 5:30 in
the Media Center. 2002/03 We'll help you select a memorial
School Advisory Council, will hold to be cherished.
theii 1st meeting of the ,ear on
Thursday, October 8th at 5:15 in
the Media,Center.
Students it's almost that time
when report cards come out. The
9 weeks are almost up. have you
met your AR goals? Get reading!
PeaceBuilders of the Week ar
Javon, Davis in 6th grade and
Matthew Gannon in 7th grade.
Many items have been turned
in to lost and found. Check in the
front office and see if you have
olost anuthin. Cumbaa Monuments, inc,
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THE CITY
, FLORIDA


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN. that the City Commission
of the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, at its meeting on the
15th day of October, 2002, at 6:00 p.m., EDT, in the reg-
ular Commission meeting room.at the Municipal Building,
Port St. Joe, Florida, will have a first reading and consid-
er an Ordinance with the following title:

* AN ORDINANCE.OFJHE CjTY OF PORT ST.
JOE, FLORIDA AMENDING ORDINANCE NO.
228, PROVIDING DEFINITIONS, PROVIDING
FOR USES WITHIN THE.COMMERCIAL ZONE,

PROVIDING FOR RE-DESIGNATION OF CER-
TAIN PROPERTY FROM INDUSTRIAL TO
COMMERCIAL, PROVIDING FOR COMBINING
EXISTING COMMERCIAL ZONES, REPEAL-
ING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDI-
NANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH, PROVID-
ING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING
FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

All interested parties aie invited to attend and
Sbe heard. ,

Copies of said Ordinance are.on file at the office of the

City Clerk and may be inspected by the public during nor-
mal working hours..


By Frank'Pate, Jr.
Mayor-Commissioner




b tober 3, 2002


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Wildlife Refuge Plans Open House Tours


Peacebuilders of the week for PSJE 9/30-10/4: front row (1 to r): (1st grade) Travarous Riley, (kinder-
garten) Damien Wallace. (Pre-K) Joy Spires. Back row (1 to r): (5th grade) Marques Myricks, (4th grade)
Russell Miller, (3rd grade) Katie Gardner, (2nd grade) Tyler Worley.


Don't Overlook Zero-Coupons


By: .Andy Wilknson
Financial Advisor
.As the stock market contiri-
ues to receive the lion's share of'
attention, it is easy for investors
to overlook the many good invest-
ment opportunities that exist out-
side of equities. For those who are
saving for major future expenses.
Like college tuition or retirement.
and prefer less volatility than the
stock market, there are a number
of different vehicles that can help
investors achieve their goals. One
example is zero-coupon secun-
ties-often referred to as zeros."
Zero-coupons are fixed
income securities that are sold at
substantial discounts from their
face value. The securities are
named "zeros" because they offer
no periodic interest payments.
SInstead. investors redeem zeros
for their full lace value once they
have reached maturity. The differ-
ence between the discounted pur-
chase price and the redemption
value is the investor's return on
investment.
The yields available for zero-
coupons will change with the pre-

Commerce Technology
Conference at GCCC
Gulf Coast Community
College will host the Bay County
.- Chamber of Commerce .Tech-
nology Conference on October 10.
from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the
Student Union Conference Center
on campus.
The conference is designed to
convey to businesses in Bay
County and Northwest Florida the
need to stay informed about
changes in technology and how
these changes affect them.
From an economic develop-
ment standpoint., the infra-
structures of Bay County need to
keep up with these changes in
order to attract innovative high
tech industries. Today, growth
theonsts agree that technological
change and innovation are
significant determinants of long-
S term economic growth. High tech
industries are playing a vital role
in gauging the performance of the
U.S. economy. Further. they are
determining which metropolitan
areas and states are achieving
superior economic growth or
falling behind.
ree Speakers include Rep-
resentative Allan Bense and
representatives from Applied
Research Associates. Florida s
Great Northwest, Gulf Coast
Community College. and Flonda
State University. For additional
information, call Christine Davls
Sat 872-3818.


Andy Wilkinson
Financial Advisor


vailing market interest rates.
However, for any given yield, the
longer a zero has until it reaches
maturity, the greater its price dis-.
count. And while length to matu-
rity can vary anywhere from one
to 40 years. most zeros are
designed as long-term invest-
ments with maturities of 5 years
or longer.
In the event that 3 zero-
coupon must be sold before matu-
nty. secondary markets in which
zeros are actively bought and sold
each business day are main-
tamed. Depending on current
interest rates, liquidating a zero
before it reaches maturity may
return more or less than wvla-t
was initially paid.'Therefore. zer.g
are not usually recommended Tor
investors with liquidity concerns.
Because investors can select
the maturity of their choice from
the assortment of zero-coupons
traded on the market: a very use-
ful zero-coupon investment strat-
egy called "laddering" is
commonly associated with zeros.
This strategy entails buying mul-
tiple zeros that will reach maturity
at determined intervals. For
example, an investor saving for. a
retirement that is 5 years away.


could buy. zero-coupons that
mature in 6, 7, 8. etc. years.
Using this laddenng strategy, he
or she will consistently receive a
specific aniount of income from a
stream of zeros throughout retire-
ment.
Zero-coupons are also a pop-
ular choice for parents looking to
save money for future college
tuition expenses. For example. the
parents of an 8-year-old child can
buy zeros that mature in 10. 11.
12, and 13 years-thereby receiv-
ing their investment returns for
four straight years after that child
reaches IS years of aee. typically
the same years a student is in col-
lege.
Before purchasing zero-
coupons. investors should be
aware that the interest that
accrues might be subject to
income taxes anntuallyr-even
though no interest payments are
received until zeros reach matu-
. nt. Therefore, it is recommended
that a tax advisor be consulted
about the tax consequences of
zero-coupons before a purchase is
made.
While they may not be as
exciting or popular as stocks.
zero-coupons can be an excellent
financial planning vehicle for
investors with specific future
expenses such as retirement and
college tuition. To learn more"
bout zeros and How they rmayv be
%ale. ld..help.,you .a'chie'e; yori
financial goals. contact your
Financial Advisor.
Andy Wilkinson is a Financial
Advisor with Prudential Securities
in the Desun/Pensacola offices
and can be reached toll free at 1-
866-715-4793 or email andy_.
wilkinson,'prusec.com
'The market value of -zero
coupon bonds fluctuate more with
changes in market conditions, -
iand therefore, may not be suitable
for all investors. Prudential
Securities is not a tax advisor.


St. Vincent National Wildlife
Refuge will conduct the. nine-
teenth annual .fall Open House
Tours during the third week of
October. Participants ill haN.e the
opportunity to become better
acquainted, with the refuge and its
varied wildlife and wildlife
habitats. The open house is part
of the U.S Fish and Wildlife
Service "National Wildlife Refuge
Week." October 1,3-19.
One tour will be conducted
daily October 14. 15 and 16
lMonday through Wednesday).
The tours are scheduled to leave
the Refuge's Indian Pass boat
dock at 8.00 a.m. ET and will
return at approximately 1:00 p.m.
ET. Transportation across Indian
pass will be provided for
participants of the open house
tours.
Those wishing to participate
must make reservations by phone
at 850-653-8808. Reservations
will be limited to four individuals
per group.
The third week in October will
be observed annually as National
Wildlife Refuge Week. leading up
to the .100th anniversary in 2003.
By that time." said U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service former Director
Mollie Beattie. 'We 'hope to make
all Americans aware of the
National Wildlife Refuge System
as places to enjoy wildlife, to
hunt. to fish. to watch, and to
learn about our natural heritage."
In addition to the open house
tours, the Refuge will be
conducting a birding tour,
October 10 and I (Thursday and
Friday) as part of the Flonrida
Panhandle Birding and Wildflower
Festival. For more information on
the festival you can visit
wwvw.birdlfestival.org or email
infobbirddfestival.org.
St. Vincent National Wildlife

Be A Volunteer and
Earn Festival Shirt
If you can volunteer as little
as an hour. The St. Joe Wildlife
Sanctuary needs your help dunng
the Florida Panhandle Birding &
Wildflower Festival, Oct. 9-14. to
give out information. collect and
pick up tickets at all tour loca-
tions. You'll receive a free t-shirt
to thank you for your help.
Contact Rich Brenner. 850-647-
9698. or the Sanctuary. 850-229-
9646.


Refuge is open to the public year-
round during daylight hours
except dunng hunt periods and
prescribed burns and/or wild-
fires. Special' permits or prior


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notices are not required to visit.
Transportation to the, Refuge is.
the responsibility of the visitor.
when not in conjunction with a
, specific refuge activity.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002 PAGE 9B


Funds Awarded for Renovation

of "Old Lunch Room" in Wewa


North Florida Child Develop-
Sj ." ment, Inc. plans state-of-the-art
facility for children' programs
SSharon T. Gaskin,' Executive
,,., Director of North Florida Child
SDevelopment, Inc. announces the
award of federal funds to renovate
the "Old Lunch Room" at Gulf
."C county School District's Main
Street site in Wewahitchka. The
SOld Lunch Room has not beenn
operational for many Nears.
EWV The nePwly acquired funds will
.. enable School District personnel,
A in partnership with North Florida
I ..Child Development, Inc., to
renovate the existing room into an
operational state-of-the-art room


DOI Prepared to
Help Residents

More than 170 students from 14 counties attended a SWAT leadership forum at Port St. Joe High Impacted by Storms
School this past weekend. It was the first such forum to be held in Gulf County in the five-year his- o
toyr, of the SWAT campaign. The Florida Department of
SInsuranCe is a\.ailable to assist
"We are empower-nng our- still here." AMford said. residents who experience losses
selves to empower other students There was little denying the from tropical storms and
to, fight against tobacco." Lassiter. truth of that statement over the hurricanes in contacting their
said. "We are equipping. ourselves ,Weekendat' Pori 'St. Joe, High' insurance companies and filing
4iFr m B with' the tools, such as. media School' 'claims.
relations md knowledge of how Between meais prded by tions consumers should
rimmediately tanse aers aho disast


In order for people to under-
Sstand your point. you have to get
out and show and educate them,"'
said Brittany Alford of Howard.
Creek.
Boddye added, "We are shar-
ing knowledge and ideas. They
think because we are teenagers
S \'e aren't aware of what's around

S One particular point of
emphasis to the gathenng is a
push to have a product placement
S ordinance passed in all Flonda
counties.
SThe ordinance would restrict
tie placement of tobacco prod-.
ucts in storesvwhere you rng people
S can see and access them.
A statewide ban on selling
tobacco products.'to children
under 18 is,, according to these
kids, not nearly good enough, in
part because as, history as
demonstrated there are ,more.
holes in enforcement of that law
as Swiss cheese.
: "There are a lot of other coun-
.ties who are working)on it and
haveit passed,"- Alford said,
To date 27. of the state's 67
counties hdve approved the ordi-
nance or something similar, with
three counties considennrg adop-
lI. on of such an ordinance.'
S:And the repeat provides a '
3 forum to carry that battle to those
counties, such as Gulf, which;.
have yet to -pass such an ordi- '
nance.


Rish Elected to
WSB Board.
SThe Wewahitchka State Bank
would like to announce the elec-
tion of Ralph P. Rish to the Board
of Directors. Rish .is a life-long
resident of Gulfl County and Vice
tPresident of Pfeble-Rish,;nc.


Book Signing to
Benefit Children's
Advocacy Center
State Representative :Bev
Kilmer (R.- Marianna) would like
to announce a book signing for
her children's book. Little. 0Boo
Boo's Magic Touch,. on Saturday.,
'October 5 from 10:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m. CST at the Cover To
Cover Bookstore located at 9826
Thomas Qnve in Panama City'.
Free copies of the book will be
distributed to each child, in
attendance with proceeds from
donations being glen to the Gulf
.) ":" Coast Children's Advocacy Center.
The purpose of the event is to
raise funds for the Center and'to
create awareness towards the'
Center's mission to protect the
children of Bay County.
The Gulf Coast Children's. ,.
Advocacy Center focuses "on.
working 'to prevent the :-
victimization of children from
physical and sexual abuse. By
creating and implementing early.
intervention programs for
Children who are considered -"at
risk", the -Center strives to curb
crimes against Flonda's. youngest
and most vulnerable citizens.
Representative Kilmer is the
author of thirteen books touching
on business management topics,
industry specific issues and
children's stories. The children's
book, which will be featured at the
Advocacy Center, is appropriate
for pre-kindergarten through first
grade age children.
The public is invited and
S Representative Kilmer would like
S to' encourage anyone interested in
the .event to attend. Anyone with
questions may contact Margaret
Tidmore with the Gulf Coast
Children's Advocacy Center at
850-769-1058.


local government works,
"We are equipping each other
so we can equip others.'
SSWAT has its. roots in the
1997 decision by Gov. Lawton
Chiles to sue tobacco companies.
for the costs of caring for the,
damage tobacco inflicts.
From a settlement came a
'pool of money to be set for aside
anti-iobacco campaigns targeting
youth .. ..
Though the Republican led:
Legislature has tried on se\'eralk
occasions to starve the p program of
funds, its success can not be:
denied.
The, most recent statistics
show that smokinrig among teens
in Florida has declined and the
TRUTH campaign' df televisiMon
commercials has' become a.
national model. a
"WVe're still alive and we are


.local merchants such as The
Flour Mill and Piegly Wiggly. and
an overnight stay at the El Gover-
nor motel on Mexico Beach. these
kids, from' Escambia to Leon
counties; made clear their zealous
fight against Big Tobacco.
In a wa3. it. was like David ys.
Goliath, but observing the energy
- present in the commons area of
the school one would be hard-
pressed to determine who exactly
was playing which role.
"I work with the cream of the,
crop,", said. Donna McCroan, a
tobacco prevent tion coordinator,
or adult leader, for Gulf Coun-
ty."They fake over and do the
work. You don't see that with all
kids.
S This is the first opportunity
Gulf: County' had to do this
because we are a small county.
But this will be a great event."


immediately take-atter a disaster
include the following:
Immediately report property'
damage to the insurance agent
and company. If emergency
repairs must be made, document'
them. Maintain copies of'
household inventories, and other
documentation. This will assist
the adjuster in assessing the
value of the destroyed property. % ,
Take precautions if, the
damage requires leaving the home
vacant. Let the agent or company,
know temporary Forwarding
address and telephone number.
Always beware of fly-by-nigh t
repair businesses. Hire only'
licensed and reputable service
people.
Residents can call. the
department's Insurance OCon-
sumer Helpline at ,,1-800-342-
2762 for more information.


for staff and parents. The space
-will be utilized to house NFCD,
Inc.'s Family Service worker and
the School District's Even Start,
Special Projects, ESE, and
staff/parent meetings and
training.
* NFCD, Inc.'s Early Head Start
and Head Start prograins are
federally funded and are currently
located at this site. NFCD'
provides, child development
services to infants, toddlers. pre-
school children, and pregnant
women. The resource center will
offer comprehensive services that
Include health, dental, nutrition,


child development, and family
self-sufficiency training.
It is the intent of the project to
mobilize local resources that will
enhance the lives of the children
and their families in Gulf County.
Programmatic implications, will
endorse the blending of state and
federal programs and decrease
duplications of services to
children and families.
* The Gulf', County School
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- This Builder's Home boals many
upgrades including standing seam
metal roof, ceramic lile. custom cabi-
nets. 10' coNered decks and much
more' ONE TO SEE @ S269,900.


Gull v' BeOL't, in S1 Joe Beach Located 5
sleps from ihe gulf & read, for you lo
choose >our colors & carpet OFFERED @9
$279,000 FOR A SHORT TIME.


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GREAT HOME OR BUSINESS OPPORTU-
SNITY1 Owner vIll consider financ-ng or
i oinl ,enture on ihii Grand 5 BR/4 BA
?',i Gulf View Beauty Recently upgraded
inside and oul owner *ill include
adlo|ing lol as well A Great Buy @
$550,000.


GULF rKUON UI .MrE -11 D.amLAI I nluy
panoramic 'vews and incredible sunsels
from your own sunny decks This large 4'
BR/3.5 BA beauty includes a separate
apartment with priale entrance and
great rental potential New appliances
and A/C make his one to see Perfectly ,
priced @ $425,000.

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7 "I'SHtKMAN S AKAUISE" J acres
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tem, and deepwater access OFFERED
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PUBLIC NOTICE,

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the'City Commission
of the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, at its meeting on the
15th day of October4 2002, at 6:00 p.m.,:EDT, in the reg-
ular Commission meeting room at the Municipal Building,
Port St. Joe, Florida, will consider for final adoption an
Ordinance with the following title:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PQRT ST.
JOE, FLORIDA REPEALING SECTIONS 30-26
THROUGH 30-40 OF ;THE CODE OF ORDI-
NANCES OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE;
PROViDING FOR ADOPTION OF THE SUB-
STANDARD STRUCTURE AND" JUNK ABATE-
MENT CODE OF THE CITY OF PORT ST JOE,

FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS;
PROVIDING FOR PROHIBITION OF NUI-
SANCE; PROVIDING FOR DETERMINATION
OF INTERESTED PARTIES; PROVIDING FOR
THE DUTIES OF OTHER DEPARTMENTS;
PROVIDING FOR RIGHT OF ENTRY; PROVID-
ING FOR CITY ACTION ON FAILURE TO COM-
PLY WITH DETERMINATIONS; PROVIDING
ASSESSMENT OF COSTS; PROVIDING FOR
LIENS; PROVIDING FOR APPEALS; PROVID-
ING FOR THE REPEAL OF ANY ORDINANCE
IN CONFLICT, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILI-
TY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE
DATE
All interested parties are invited to attend and
,be heard. :
S ,e d .5 .; ,

Copies of said Ordinance are on file at the office of the
City Clerk and may be inspected by the public during nor-
mal working hours.

CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY
OF PORT ST. J.OE, FLORIDA

By Frank Pate, Jr.
Mayor-Commissioner
Attest: Pauline Pendarvis
City Auditor/Clerk
October 3, 2002


Gulf View on Cape San
106', $124,900
Interior on Cape San Bias
$104,900


GULF FRONT ON CAPE SAN BLAST -
P Fantastic Views from this 51' x 312'+-
Gulf Front Lot. White Sandy Beaches and
State Park Emrerald Waters and. Perfect for Your
New Home! ASKING .$399,900
k, 200'x 217' TI
Cape San Bas 2nd Tier, 144,900.
i Bias 102' x Treasure Bay on C-30, 103'x217' @
$72,500.
, Commercial, Gulf Front on Cape San Bias,
51'x312', $399,000.


9AI $2y8,900.

104' x 208' bordering
, $85,000


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PAGE 10B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002


Health Fair .

Friday, Oct. 11
Health Screenings Offered
Free to the Public
The Bay, Franklin and Gulf
County Inter-Agency Council will
sponsor the 2902 Health Fair at .'- .' ': '.:-
the Senior Citizens Center in Port ; .
St. Joe on Friday, October 11
from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Booths and rooms will be set
up for screenings including blood
pressure checks, bone density
screenings, glucose or sugar .
checks, height/weight checks, '
podiatrist exams of feet, chpl-
esterol checks, vision screenings
by Mullis Eye Institute, hearing
screenings by Gulf Coast Hearing.
and stroke screenings by Health

S Also offered will be consult-
ations regarding physical therapy, *
chiropractic and respiratory '
therapy,, a medical ,equipment
consultation by Lincare, a child .
safety program by Gulf County
Health Department, a fire safety .
information booth, and informa-
tion about Emergency Response '
Units Guardians ...
I --WALKEF
Also planned are booths WA :L
sponsored ., by Emerald Coast
Hospice,Big 'Bend Epieps Walker Brothers
Foundation, and Vital Aire Medi -Brothers
cal Equipment.. Ci,. rcus Presents
SThe public .is urged to visit the PreSentS
2002 Health Fair. Al senices and Under the Big To
screenings are free. .
SThe Circus. Sponsored bi


Is Your Child's
Carseat Properly

Installed?
Child Safety Seat Check to
be Held Druing the Health Fair
The .Gulf County Health
Department' with support from.
the Sheriffs Office, City of Port St.
Joe. Police Department, and the
Florida Highway Patrol will hold a
child safety seat check during the.
Health Fair on October 11. from
9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. (EST). The.
Health Department is proud to be
participating in the Tn-County
Interagency Health Fair. The
Health Fair is an event for all ages
and will take place at the Senior
Citizens and Community Center.
Adults who buckle up send a
positive message to their children.
In fact, research shows that when
parents are buckled, children are
buckled 940 of the time. When a
driver is unbuckled. 70 percent of
the time. children ending in that
vehicle are unbuckled. In a 30
mile-per-hour crash, a (iI, .,..
riding unrestrained' Is h it %1ha .:
force equivalent to falling from' a-.
third story window.
Additionally. the Health
. Department will provide free
cholesterol screenings. A Health3y
Start and the KidCare information
table nill also be set up at the
-'Health, Fair. If you have any
questions pertaining to sei-vices,
'provided by the Health Depart-
ment. please contact them at 227-
1276. For specific question in
regard to the child seat check4,
please contact Jill'i Jones ,at
extension 126. The Gulf County'
Health, Department urges the'
public to attend. .


Natures Perfect Food Organic Grocery & Cafe


Come see us at our new location
301 Williams Avenue, Port St. Joe.
SCrner of 3rd St. and Williams Ave.


We areBigger and Bette


R BROTHERS CIRCUS


u the


Apalachicola Police 'Department,
Comes to Town on October 14
Don't' miss: this rare opppr-
tunity to witness the last of true
Americana-the circus-present-
ed by. Walker Brothers Circus ol
Sarasota. The big event will take
place in Apalachicola ofe day
only,, Monday, October 14, at
Hendels Ballfield. Showtimes are,
at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. .
The circus. sponsored by the
Apalachicola Police. Department,
is presented under a beautiful red
and yellow big top, with happy
animals, clowns, pretty girls.
aerialists. jugglers, illusionists
and much more.
This is an ,"Old Time Family
Circus.' There are not tens of
thousands of seats, like huge
impersonal sports arenas, where
visitors have to pay topark and
'alk long distances to see the
circus. Walker Brothers is pure,
circus; so close to the seats that
one can actually reach out and
touch the elephants and speak to
the performers.
... Myrtle aud.,Maud. two Asian -

.0elphants, ,gfe_,the stars of the
show.'. M~Ilyrl"'s '- fnagrnficenf'
creature, weighing three and one
half tons. On the day of the circus
at 12:00 noon. Maud will
celebrate her forty-fifth birthday.
Everyone is invited and admission
to the birthday party is free. Each
child attending the party will
receive a free ticket to the circus.
Nlaud's favorite presents are
apples, carrots, lettuce, bread and
of course. peanuts. After everyone
sings "Happy Birthday" to Maud.
.the children will give their
'presents to her. 'pet her, and wish
her' a happy birthday.
Also on the day of the show.


AARP Driver Safety Program
I t's time. again' for the AARP There is nothing to lose but a little
Dnver Safety Program. 'The class time, and an awful lot to gain. To
is being sponsored by the Port St. cover some of the ex-penses a fee
Joe;Senior Center. It will be held ol $10 per person, preferably in
at the Senior Center. 120 Library the form' of a check made payable
Dnve.. Port St. Joe, on Tuesday to AARP, will be collected.
and Wednesday. October' 8 and 9, This highly effective driver
from.9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET. program, approved' and en-
There will be no examin- courage by state and federal
nations, no. driving' tests and .no government,, is being presented to
chance of losing driving privileges. reduce traffic accidents, violatons
Classes will be. presented in two and fatalities for senior citizens
f, ur-honur se.sions over a two-day .' and their loved ones.


period, instructed by Dick
McLaughlin, a fully trained AARP
volunteer. It is a driver safety.
.program for all those drivers fifty
years of age and over. A certificate: -
- will be issued 'upon completion of.
the program. for a discount on
Sauto insurance. These 'certificates '
are good for three years, then the
course must be taken again.


According to all "government
and insurance company reports,
every driver age' fifty,'and over
needs..,- to : re- eval uate 'his br her
abilities', on the road. Make
reservations now by calling Ruth'
McLaughlin: at 850-648-3,067.
Walk-ins will be welcome unless
the class is filled.


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clowns, pretty girlsand. and array
.of acts from-all over the world will
be featured in "Stars of the Circus
2002" beginning one hour prior to
showtimee. ,
Save $4.001 per ticket by'
purchasing tickets early. Call
653-9755. for5 ticket information,
Support the Apalachicola Police
Department and come one, come
alto see the circus under the big
top. .


Serving Healthful Lite
Fare that's good
anytime Breakfast,
Lunch or Dinner


New Hours
Mon Fri
9 am--6 pm
Sat-10 am-5 pm


Sandwiches, Soups,
Salads, Bagels,
Raw Veggie Juice,
Fruit Smoothies.


I Call Ahead 850-229-1382 Your order will be ready


Washington
Improvement
Group News
The Washington Improvement
Group Inc., through a mini-grant
received from the Northwest
Florida Improvement Foundation,
offers small garden plots to com-
munity ,residents and will take
applications for the fall growing
season through October 15.
Anyone interested in securing
a plot at the Garrison Avenue
Community Garden should con-'
tact the WIG office or Horace Barr.


This is the last call for reserva-
tions for fall season plots.
A mini-grant received, from'
Home Depot through the ,'Teamn
Depot" project will provide paint
to a limited number of North Port
St. Joe residents interested in
performing aninterior or exterior,
home improvement paint project.
First come, first qualified, first *
servedl',For information and sign-'
1up instructions, contact the
Washington ,Improvement Group
Inc. at 850/229-6847.
The \WIG Board of Directors
and Membership will meet in reg-
ular session on, Thursday,
October 3. at 6 p.mr' ET in te
WIG Center.


Sock Hop and
Car Show
Tyndall AFB.will host a Sock
Hop and it's 3rd Annual Car,
Truck and Motorcycle Show in the
Bayview Housing Area Saturday
and Sunday, October 5 arid 6. J
The Sock, Hop will take place
from ,8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday.
,the Car, Truck and Motor-4
cycle Show will tale place from!
3:00 a m'. to 4:00 .m. Sunday,
and will include an auto parts Ift-,,
market. fo":d and beverae:es.
Same and craft booths. Botli
events a_-e open to the public.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002 PAGE 11B


AUCTION
'every Fri. 7 p.m. ET in
ANTIQUE MALL
at Old Port Theatre.
Consignments Welcomel
We Buy Estatest
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314 Reid Avenue, PSJ,
229-9282
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1995 Chevy Lumina- 4 door.
-AT, AC, V6, one owner.
Excellent condition. .Low
jmlles. $3450. 960-4464..
.lt9cl/3

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4
door. 4.3.6 cyc. engine, sport
trac. CD. sun roof, all
leather, excellent condition.
Call 674-2404.. 2t'cl0/3

1990 Acura Integra. 2 door.
S AT, AC. spoiler. Mint condi-'
Uton. Must See! S3250. 960-
4464. ItcI0/3

1994 Full Size chevy Bronco
4x4, power windows, brakes
& locks. Brand new paint job.
Very nice and dependable,
$8,500 firm. Call 648-6805
after 7:00 pm central. Jo.Ic'

S. 1997 Ford Ranger Flareside.
Custom wheels, custom bed
cover, low miles, one owner. 5
speed, AC. 84450. 960-4464.;
ltcl0/3

1991 Suzuki 650 Enduro,
runs & looks good. S 1.000.
Call 850-647-1652. 2tp9/26

-1998 Chevy S10. 5 speed,
AC. low miles. New condiuon.
One owner. 84450. 960-
4464. ItclO/3

Car Audio For Sale. Amps,
Subs. CD changer and more.
Good condition. Serious
inquires only. Please call
) Jdimmy at 850-8P9-7723, .
'3tp9/26

1995 Honda Accord EX, 4
door, AC, AT, low miles, one
owner,, new condition. $6950.
9360-4464. Itcl0/3

2000 Kia Sephia. red, excel-
lent condition, asking $5,500
OBO. Call 229-6770. .
J.. 2tc9/26

1995 Ford; Ranger Ext. GCab,
5 speed. one owner. S3.500.
Call 850-227-7669. 3tp9/19,

1992 Acura Integra. 2 door. 5
speed, AC. excellent condi-,
lion. S3950. 960-4464. .
I ltc10/3

1992 Olds Cutlass Clera.
new A/C. muffler. brakes.
new tnted windows. misc.
have receipts. 73.700 origi-
nal miles, one owner. $5.500.
Call 850-227-9722. 4tc9/19

1996 -.Chevy Blazer LS, 4
door, 80.000 miles. Loaded!
Excellent condition. $5950.
960-4464.:. Itcl0/3

1995 Dodge Caravan. Clean,
Dependable. AT, AC: excel-
lem condition. Must see!
S2650. 960-4464. ltclO/3

2000 Nissan Frontier Truck.
5 speed, A/C, rake over pay-
ments, approx. 6,900 owed.
Payments $285. Call 850-
647-8658. 4tc9/12

i) 11997 Ponuac Grand Am, 4,
door, AT, AC. low miles.
Excellent condition. 83250.
'960-4464. Itc10/3

1993 Mazda Miata convert-
ible. AC, CD. Excellent condi-
tion. 84200. 960-4464.
Itc l0/3


Now Renting!
Tilr S,*i B-hbepue Crib Treri, r,c ,
Li. L rai d. G mE quip cn t 'rLsur tLher
' EkIccin Hind Tolls Marn Or lneihere'
'Bailey's Rent-All
l'I2 SR .20 W, Bl..unblu-n, fL
850-674-4256

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
On-site Management
Carpeting *laundry facilities

Voice/TTY Acess
,(352) 472-3952 M


-^^ ^ -j^ 3 EijM -ru nngs a Wi-aeaway wi'


1989 OMC, Sea Drive 6 liter,
120 horse, $1,250. Call 229-
246-5346 or 850-227-7669.
3tp9/26

1978 Fiberglass 15' boat,
center console, 50, HP
Johnson, trolling motor,
depth fitder, trailer, $1,700
or best.reasonable offer. Call
648-6651 or 648-6758. 2tp9/26

19' Sea Ray, 1992, 150 HP
Johnson, trailer, new boat
forces sale, $3,400 1 offer.
Call 648-5058. 2tp9/26

1977 20 ft. Formula Thunder
Bird Power Boat & trailer
with 302 Boss I/O. Good
condition, needs minor work.,
$2,500 OBO. Call 648-3009.
4tc9/12







Prominent locally. owned &
operating business for sale.
Recession proof income great
on going business. S495.000.
Call for details. 850-229-
1929 tfclO/3







Quality Child Care, CPR &
1st responder certified,
Monday-Friday; flexible.
hours. Please call 227-7831
leave message. 2tp9/26







GINA THE CLOWN IS BACK
IN TOWN. Magic. Face
Painung & Balloons. Pary,
Plannrung. Fun & Games. Call
227-6617. tfc10/3







1 bedroom. I bath apart-
ment. Great locanon. 1619 A
Monument Ave. I year lease,
8150 deposit. S300 month.
Call 706-965-2445. beeper
423-819-3240. tfc 0/3

On out skirts of Wewa
(Southsidel 12'.x52' 2 bed-
room. I bath furnished
mobile home with CH&A &
dishwasher. In excellent con-
dition Electric & water fur-
nished. S500 monthly. No
pets. References a must. Call
648-5905 after 7:00 pm. ,.
.2tcl0/3 ,

Very Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath
home in Mexico Beach. Short
walk to beach. 8800 month.
I year lease. Call 647-5792.
.. 2tc0;3

Mexico Beach 2 bedroom.
I bath home. 1/2 block to
dedicated beach, S600
month plus utilities. Call
Sally at 648-4649. 2tc9/26
2 bedroom trailer in
Highland View. partly fur-
nished ideal for 2 or 3 peo-
ple Call 227-1260. tfclt(..3
Mexico Beach 3 bedroom,'
1 1/2 bath, I 1/2 blocks to
beach. Available 10/1. S600
month plus deposit. Call
648-5058. 2tp9/26

2 & 3 BR, long-term rental
units. Call Crystal Sands
Realty 648-4400. .tfcio/3

RV & Boat Storage
S30 Month
Mobile Home Lots
,$12'5 Mointh
850-648-8201

BEACH STORAGE
Day: 227-7200
Night: 647-3882
St. Joe Beach
Will BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICES

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


MINI STORAGE
Oe lUSeld Ave. Street, Port St. Joe, FL
229-6200 Office
227-4343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hour


'PLUS SMALL ENGINE"
REPAIRS
NOW AVAILABLE
Climate Control
St. Joe
Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street,
Phone 227-2112


5x10 10XI0 10X20
On Site Rentals 6 Days
A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE
MONTH'S RENT!


ter instaiuers. EX-penenced
only. Call 850-227-3628.ioo/'

EXPERIENCED
NAIL TECH,
Wanted at busy salon
in Apalachicola.
Call 653-8714
For more information.


Needed Immediately!
Contact Labor
Finders
220 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
,/28 50-229-5441


House at St. Joe Beach 3
bedroom, 1 bath across from
beach, no pets, prefer non
smoking. $875 plus security.
Call 647-6260 leave mes-
sage. 2tp9/26

2 bedroom, extra large
kitchen/dining, large living
*room, central heat/AC, car-
port and storage shed. Call
850-229-9766 or 229-8211
ask fofRuss. tfc1'0/3

Rental Furnished 21 bed-
room, 2 bath with covered,
boat dock6on the- canal in.
Mexico Beach. New,
Constructior., Available
October Ist. S950 a month.
Contact' Coldwell Banker,
Forgotten Coast Realty at
850-646-1010. tfclO/3

For Lease: Canal front home
in Mexico Beach. 3 bedroom,
1 1/2 bath, dock with cov-
ered lift, Florida room,
screened porch. garage,
much more. 81,200 month.
108 38th Street, Mexico
Beach. Call 227-1490 r~c) 3i

A little doll house. 2 bed-
room, I bath mobile home.
New paint outside and inside,
new carpet. custom drapes.
Furnished. Move right in.
S350 plus deposit. Toll Free
at 1-877-874-8001. ticlO/3

.Applications accepted for
Gulf View 3 bedroom. 2 bath,
heated pool. furnished/big
screened micro, etc.. S1.100.
Call 612-719-9073. tfclO/3

Furnished trailer at
Overstreet. Call 648-5306.
tfc 10/3

Efficiency-type apartment
in P.S.J.. furnished, all util-
ities inc. Weekly. Monthly
rates. Call 639-3600. u,.,; a

Beautiful 2 bedroom, I bath
mobile home. Must see! New
paint Inside and outside new
floors with new carpet and
tile. custom drapes. Perfect
home for you. S400 month
plus deposit. Toll Free 1-877-
874-8001. tfc10/3

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

UNFURNISHED
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove
& reing. cen. h&a. screen
porch. carport & laundry rm.
Large 2 bedroom apart-'
ment. stove & refrig., wash-
er/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm.
house, I 1 1/2 ba., inside
laundry rm., ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpet-
ed. No pets.
FURNISHED '
Small 2 bdrm. home. auto heat
& air. washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment.
washer/ dryer hookup Call
229-6777 after 7 PM. tfc 10/3







I China cabinet & 1 table.
chairs without charge.
Antique French Provincial
style, good shape. S300 each.
Canr be seen at 293 Ave C or
call 227-1722 2tc 10/3

Dining table & chairs. TV
console, charcoal gnll. Call
229-6666. ,. 2tp9/26

Glass top table 42x75 and 6
parsons chairs, like new
retail. 1.000 sale S250. Call
1-800-750-5288. ifc 10/3

12.110~i


ounmd z rings a H
Harbor parking lot. C
3294.







Marquis Home Hea
, an immediate open
full time RN Case
in the Apalachicola
MHH Is an equal opf
employer and a d
workplace. Inquire
6566 or apply In p
411 Reid Ave.







Notice, to all my
Friends. I'm closnln


hideaway FIRST TIME BUYERS As
Call 819- little'as $500 down, two
2tc9/26 years on job, no derog. cred-
it. Call. Mr. Action @ 522-
9300 or 527-1463 nights.
tfclo/3

EASY LAND HOME Low
rates low down. Call 522-
9303 or 527 1463. tfclO0/3

alth has PROPERTY OWNERS noth-
ing for a ing down on new turn key
Manger double wides up to 5 bed-
a Office. rooms, low rates, up to.30 yr..
portunity Call 522-9300 or 527-1463.-
rug free tfclO/3
at 229- '
person at NEW ZONE III DOUBLE
2tc 10/3 WIDES At .discount prices.
-No money down. Call 850-
S 522-9300 or 850-527-1463.
tfclO/3

ZERO DOWN is what many
customers'quahliy for on new
double wide with land and
improvements. 522-9300 or
Daylily, 527-1463. tfcl0/3
my gar-


Used furniture for sale. ATTENTION' DRIVER
Johnnie's Trim Shop, 310 TRAINEES NO EXPERI-
4th St., PSJ tfcl0/3 ENCE NECESSARY! Werner
needs entry, level drivers,
Unfinished Furniture @ $700-$900 weekly plus bene-
REEVES fts for you and yor farnilyll
Furniture & Refinishing Sho ppe This is a great career oppor-
Fumiure Reinishing Shpe t! For CDL Training call
234 Reid Avenue 1-877-214-3624. 5tclO/3,
Quolity Refinishing since 1982 .
Call John Reeves at .22 374 The City of Mexico Beach is
accepting applications for
Full-Time position of
EMT/Firefighter. Starting.
salary -is 820.800.00 plus
benefits Must hold a current
State of Florida ENMT

.. ",' within 1 year of, hire date.
Garage Sale, 100 3rd People, oral & written 'corn-
Street, Mexico Beach, Fri. munication and some com-
& Sat.. Oct 4 & 5. 7:00 am. puter skills essential.
Cherry dirnng table, hutch, 6 Applications will be reviewed
chairs, recliner, daybed, on, October 7, 2002 alnd
much more. ltc.10/3 accepted until filled. Call for
applicauton information 850-
Yard Sale, 1005 Garrison 64.8-4790. The City of Mexico
Ave., Port St. Joe. Sat.. Oct. Beach is EEOC provider.
5. 8:00 am 1:00 pm. ni, '.. ltclO/3

Moving Sale, 220 Bread Routes '- Individuals
Buccaneer Driver. Gulf wanted with good work ethic
Aire, Sat. Oct. 5, 9-00 AM. for local, established routes.
Couch with end recliners. Will train. 8500-S700 week-
microwave, computer table, ly. Fax resume to Brenda at
. and many household items, 229-226-2351 or email to
clothing, discounted Mary wflnfJorose.net. EOE.
Kay Products. lt10/3 4tc10/3

Yard Sale, 136 Santa Anna EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Street, St. Joe Beach. Sat., Opportunity Flonrda, a not
Oct.5. 7:00 am-12:00 noon. for profit. economic develop-
Refrigerator dryer, furniture. ment organization. is accept-
TVs. Lots of Good Stull mg applications for the post-
Stpl0/3 tion of Executive Director. A
B.S. Degree in Business.
Yard Sale. 183 Sailfish Finance. Marketing. or relat-
Street, Highland View, Sat ed fields is desired. 4-6 years
Oct.5. 8:00 until. Furniture, of experience in these areas
Dryer. Clothes. Etc. Itcl0/3 of study, or related work
experience with Ecoromic-
Moving Sale, New Stuff Development Agencies at
Added. 1610 Palm Blvd.. city, county or state level
Sat.. Oct. 5. 8:00- 1:00. may substitute for the
Linoleum. chest. potato box. required college education.
exercise equipment, twin Applicants for this postuon
bed. chair & more. Itclc0.3 should possess excellent
computer skills in Excel.
2 Family Garage Sale, 309 Lotus, Word, Internet
Redfish Street, I block Searches. and database cre-
from Highland View School, action and management. This
Sat., Oct. 5. 8:00 until. Baby. position may require exten-
toddler clothes & other items, sive--travel within the eight
Christmas. knick. knacks, '_couulT-region. aswell.as the
toys, nusc. tcli10/3 Linited States arid several
foreign counties, while mar-'
Big Yard Sale, 309 6th ,keting the eight county area
Street. Port St. Joe, Sat., of Opportunity Florida.
Oct. 5. 8:00 am-12:00 .... Salary and frnge benefits are
negouable. Resumes, along,
With references, must be
received by: The SelecUon
Committee, .Opportunity"
S" ; Flonda, P.O. Box 60. Chipley.
M arket FL 32428 no later than
October 30, 2002 to be con-
414-416 Reid Avxe sidered 'for this position.
14-416 eiOpportunity, Florida is an
Going Out Equal Opportunity Employer.
Going Out 4tcIO/3
S dl JOB NOTICE
f B sSKineCss The Gulf County Board of
0f., u Iess County Commissioners is
seeking an individual for a
laborer position. This posi-
S 'le-tion will be considered full-
S ume / 40 hours per week at
The F.le Dird the Gulf County Road
Department at 318 S.7th
S. : Street. Wewahitchka. Florida.
Thurs. Sat. All applicants must meet the
following enteria:
"'(,rea, t Be a high school graduate
or equivalent
S* Able to liff 50 pounds
S* Valid Flonda Dnver's
License
pen 9:00 am Pass Physical and Drug
pe -11 .. 1 Test

Raill or Shine Applicatons will be available
'at the Gull" County Road
Department, 318 S. 7th
"HUGE COUNTRY Street. Wewahitchka. Florida
32465 (850) 639-2238,
BACKYARD SALE" Monday through Friday. 6.30
You won't want to miss this one! am.r-3.00 p.m., C.T. or can
Something for everyone! be downloaded from the
Everything from A-ZI County's website at
Allitems prcedto sell! www.gulfcou ntygovern-
pr ment.com. All applications
Fri. & Sat., Oct. 4 & 5 will be accepted until Fnday,
9:00 AM EST lill October 18. 2002 at the Gulf
98 to 386 (Overstreet, County Road Department. If
you. have any questions,
Road) 11 miles to Pleasant please contact the Gulf
Rest Road, 1 mile to 1536 County Road Department at
Just follow the signs (850) 639-2239 or the Gulf
u ow eCounty Board, of County
Commn-ussion Office at (850)
S229-6106 or (850) 639-4022. -
"G Oulf County enforces a Drug-
Free Workplace Policy and is
T+ rTr an .-.. ?quat
l. ,"4 0p pportunity/Affirmative
; f--l^ ,Action Employer.
/s/ Carmen L. McLemore,
Kids Corner Pre School &' Chairman
Child Care Center is cur- /s/ attest: Douglas C."
rently taking applications. Birmingham, Clerk 2tci0/3
Applicants must have CDA &
a non smoker. Call 639- A
4222., .. 3tci0./3 LAOR, FINDERS.

Screen enclosure installers. '
Also need hurricane shut- 50 Workers


Bakers Assistant/Evening
Help needed immediately.
Great place to work. Apply in
person at The Old Flour Mill,
226 Reid Ave. or fax resume
to.404-627-9619. Ucl0/3

Exciting things are Happening
"Come join the FUN"
We are now taking applica-
tions in the following areas:
Cook ,
Dietary Aides
RN,LPN, CNA's
(and PRN) ,
Weekend Treatment Nurse
FT Charge Nurse
Apply in person to:
Bay. St. Joseph Care Center
220 Ninth Street
Port St. Joe, FL
t fclO/3

The City of Mexico Beach is
accepting applications for
Full Time position of Police
Officer Patrolman 1.
Startling salary Is S21,424
plus benefits Must meet
FDLE requirements, to
include L.E. FDLE certifica-
tion. ,People, oral- & written
communication. and some
computer skills essential.
Applications will be reviewed
on October 15. 2002 and
accepted until filled. Call for
*application information 850-,
648-4790. The City of Mexico
Beach is an EEOC provider.
ltcl0/3

Opening for Sales Agent
with Florida Real Estate
License. Experience pre-
ferred. Call 850-648-5777 for
interview or fax to 850-648-
5779. Parker Realty of
Mexico Beach, .Inc., tfcl0/3

Accepting resumes for
Reservation Receptionist.
Experience preferred.
Computer skills required.
Call 850-648-5777 for inter-
view or fax to 850-648-5779.
Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach. Inc. tfcl10/3

Sunset Coastal Grill is now
taking applications for the
following positions: Line
Cook,.' Dishrasher. Wait
Staff, Bus Person.
Applications may be picked
up at the Star and returned
at the restaurant between
3:00pm-6:00pm. Monday,
Wednesday & .Friday por.
mailed to P.O. Box 427. Port
St. Joe, FL 32457. ticlO/3

Our business in growing
Need additional sales per-
son in Gulf County. Call
850-670-5595. tfc10/3

Chef Sunset Coastal Grill -
Looking for hard working
personable chef, experi-
enced head cook for new
dinner restaurant opera-
tion. This is your chance to
have an impact! Competitive
salary and benefits package
available. Mail resume and
references to P.O. Box 427,
Port St. Joe, FL 32457. 4t9/i2.

Full time position available
installing irrigation & land-
scapes. Previous experi-
ence a plus Coastal Design
& Landscape, Inc. 850-229-
8880. tfcl0/3

Part Time Cashier needed
for 1/2 day on weekends.
Call Rita at 229-8775. Cape
Trading Post. tfc 10/3

Seeking Equipment
Operators & Truck Drivers.
Applicants must have valid
FL drivers license. Apply at
C.W. Roberts Contracting,
Inc.,. PO Box 188, ,Hosford,
FL 32384. 850-379-8116. ,
tf1cl/3

WANTED: Full-Time
Groundskeeper for local
homeowner. Mowing, garden-
ing, landscaping, irrigation,
general repair and mainte-.
nance. All necessary equip-
ment provided. Must' be able
to work at least 40 hours per
week. Honesty, loyalty and'
'good moral character a must.
Good pay, flexible schedule
and great Working environ-
ment.. Send resume and ref-
erences to P.O. Box 280, Port'
St. Joe, FL 32457. ffc10/3

Toucan's in Mexico Beach
now hiring Experienced
Servers. Apply in person or
call 648-4301 ask for Paul..
tfclO/3

All survey personnel posi-
tions, salary depending on
experience. 850-227-7322,
406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
tfclO/3

You Could Reach
12,000 Readers
With This Ad For
As lAttle As
$3.75


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den for good. Final Salel All
clumps $1. All Colors. Jean
Stebel, White City, 827-1304.
tfclO0/3
SMLLE REPAIR
Parts, Blades. Engines
Jobie Barfield 639-3600
tfcl0/3

Slot Machine, off cruise ship.
works great, S300. Call 850-
837-0528. 4tp9/12

Free "Non-Denominauonal"
Eight 'Lesson Bible
Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a
Chnsuarn & 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
tfcO0/3

SPA =SPA -SPA
4-5 person, factory new, not
used. sacrifice S1,695. Call
850-648-2397. 8tp8/29







Are you making S800-S900 a
month? Rent Payments? You
could be living in this new.
Bayview 4 bedroom, 2 bath -
home with 0 down payment.
Call 625-0311. ltcl0/3

CREDITBUSTERS! I am a
financing wiz and If I can't
get you financed for a home.
it can't be done. It doesn'tI
hturt to try and I'm willing if
you are. 1-888-324-1514 Toll
Free or 763-4266. D.C.'
Walliams. i l0/3

New Land Home Package in
Panama City. 3 bedroom, 2
bath dlx. home. Possible 0
Down payment. 8600-8700
per month:.Call 625-0311.
ltcl0/3

Hocus Pocus. Just like magic
let us put you In a new home.
Low down payments, low
monthly payments! Call 1-
888-324-1514 D.C. Williams.
ltclO/3

Singles -and Doublwides,
brand' new, $499 down on
singles. $999 on dou-
blewdes. EZ.,qualify financ-
ing. 763-4266'Vance. ltci/3

Credit Questionable?. EZ
Qualify programs for home
and home & land packages.
Low down payments, some 0
down programs. on all new
manufactured homes. Call
763-4266 Vance. Call to see
if you qualify. ltclO/3

New 24x48 3 bedroom, 2
bath, air, heat, professionally.
set up and serviced, 10 year
warranty, $32,500. Call 522-
9300. tfcl0/3

SINGLE PARENTS SPE-
CIAL FINANCING. Easy
Qualifying, Low down, Low
Low Payments. Mr. Action @
522-9303 days or 527-1463
nights.. tfclO/3

DOWN PAYMENT ASSIS-
TANCE Gov. loans with lit-
tle or nothing down on
mobile home, land and
Improvements. 2-5 bed-
rooms. Call 522-9300 or
527-1463. tfclO/3

NEW 2SX80 over 2000 sq.
ft. includes delivery & setup,
etc. loaded with all the bells
& whistles. $47,900. Call Mr.
Action 0 522-9303. tfcl0/3

UPGRADE -YOUR OLD
HOME with a new hurricane
zone constructed double
wide, little or nothing out ofr
pocket. Call Frank for details
522-9303 or 527-1463
nights & weekends. tfc10/3


Free mixed breed puppies. 6
weeks old. Free to good
home. Call 227-9731. ...:..:.

Want to breed black
Dachshund & Quarter horse.
Have papers on both aum-
mals. Also for sale computer-
ized treadmill. Property for
sale in Wewa near B & B. Call
850-648-2391. u.,c. a







By Owner 90x 150' chain
link fenced lot. Located in
White City near Kirkland's
boat landing, 816.500. Call
827-6869. 4tcl0/3

Beautiful Bay Front Lot at
Treasure Bay. Gorgeous sun-
sets and fabulous palms..
Asking S205.000. Call 850-
229-9766 or 229-8211 ask
for Russ. tfcl0/3

MEXICO BEACH -
ST. JOE BEACH
Homes and Vacant Land. Ask
for Joan Lovelace. Your
Beach Realtor. Mexico Beach
Harmon Realty. 648-5767.
lfcl0/3

78+/- acres on Overstreet.
Road, excellent retirement
place near Dead Lakes,
Apalachicola River and 20
minutes to 'the Gulf of-
Mexico. 12+/- acres Cypress
Sw;amp, 30 year old pines
and natural 'Florida vegeta-
tion. Asking $4,000 an acre,
firm. Call Charme at 229-
8461. '6tc9/19

Gulf Views Lot 50'x104', 3
level hand crafted A franife,
new 50 year roof, 4 bed-
rooms, 2 tiled baths, double
carport, $108,500. Near
many Job'' opportunities,
Mississippi Casino*, New
Orleans type food, and large
airports with cheap fares.
Call 1-228-467-1746. 5p9/i

Indian Pass Beacf House
For Sale By Owner,-On 3
lots, 3 bedroom. 3 bath &
outside shower, .400 sq.ft.
porch on Gulf, new metal
roof. Callowner at 229-6752.
3tp9/19

BEACON HILL'S BEST BUYI.
2 ,$30,000 Lots. 2 bedroom
house with like new quality
appliances and large shed.
$82,500. $4,000' down, 30
year mortgage, $500 a
month, available. See at'
9142 Starfish now. 1-228-
467-1746. 8tp9/12
MEXICO BEACH 3 bed-
room, 2 full bath, huge living
room with 11 ft. ceilings,
Italian tile, newly renovated,
2 '1/2 blocks from beach.
$139,000.00. Call 850-648-
9054. tfcl0/3

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227-5197. tfc10/3

-MUST SELL: Roomy 2 bed-
room, 2 bath, 7245 Hwy. 71
in White City. CH/A, .carport,
large utility room, outside
storage building, ,fenced yard
with above ground pool.
Extra large lot with plenty of
room for adding on. Now ask-
ing $78,000 negotiable. Call
827-2552 after 5:30 pm
Eastern or leave message.
ffclO/3












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1.7 acres, 7 lots in
Wewahitchka. Shade trees,
near schools. Way below
appraisal, assume lot. Call
904-797-2823, 639-5215
message. tfc10/3

HOUSE FOR SALE .BY
OWNER WEWAHITCHKA -
REDUCED 3 bedroom, 1
bath, central heat & air,
.. refrigerator, stove, dishwash-
er, laundry room, screened
porch, 8x16 storage shed,
/ quiet neighborhood near
town. New carpet & paint.
Owner financing, no points,,
no closing cost. Monthly pay-
ment only $374. Sale price
$49,900. $2,900 down. Call
850-227-3511. tfcl0/3

$999,999 will buy you a
beautiful 5 bedroom home on
the beach. The beach and the
beautiful blue-green waters,
of the Gulf are visible from 4
of the 5 bedrooms in this 6
year. old deadhead cypress
home. Call owner at 850-
648-5840, Mexico Beach,
Florida to get a guided tour of
-this beautiful home. tfcl0/3

Mexico Beach 3 bedroom,
2 bath, 1 office, 1800 sq. ft.,
2 car garage 640 sq. ft, mag-.
ter bath, ceramic tile floor &
shower, double marble'
counter top, corner whirlpool
tub, double shower, 1 1/2
years old. 3 blocks off Mexico'
Beach. Split floor plan. 223
Kim Kove. Call 648-2061..
t fc 1 O/3

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38th Street, Mexico Beach.
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bedrooms,, 1 1/2 'baths;
ceramic tile, Berber carpet,
all new appliances. Gulf
View, just steps to beach and
City Pier. S 195.000. Possible
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229-7827 or 770-479-0331,
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tfc10/3

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT
COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF
FLORIDA
PANAMA CITY DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Plaintiff.
vs.
3:02cv304/RV/MD
JEAN W. THOMPSON,
DANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY, and
THOMAS FINANCIAL SERVICES.
INC.,
Defendants.
ORDER FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS
BY PUBLICATION
The United States of .America,
having filed Its motion, pursuant, to
Title 28, United States Code, Section
1655. seeking an Order for Service of
Process by Publication as to defendant
DANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY in an
action to foreclose the lien of a mort-
gage on real property located. within,
1.i,1ii: "i.in:r and within' Gulf County,
Florida, to wit:
Lot 18, Block 1022 of the
City of Port St. Joe. Florida,
Millview Addition: Unit #3. .
S :--.:rdrin to ith plat [here.
F .-b ,rd..3 It, rr, ,
And it appearing ..to the Court :.
t l iI l -e nereau1J, i 1 i ald ,deieli. rJi
r: U 4l .01i- ,i a rjid l -. '-,i[ l reIl'3ni
baet re t .:t ,lu [p appea-ed prelri
,roij the Court being advised in the.!
premi_'e it i
IIR)ERED Iral .elenuai[ Li)_r-..
a-d t'ile at rep--.a.rl: e ptdi- ll toi inl
crmnplalnr il:-r lo -e lrl.:ure I a ien on
the above ae?.:rieu,1 rial pprLoperlr.' A i
the Clerk., Liiie-i lll; i-r:i i Ciu'c i
U Ct.l-o.i.: ,.ui 'ne l North Palafox
Sir0, Frira,-la FL 325'JI .n, *:*c-
before the 22nd day -' '..::-br ..''
and in i default there4i Lhe '-'-n olh 1
Proceed to a hearing and adjudication
of'this sult the same as If said defen-
dant had been personally served. This
,rer I i i e lt tr utlu ld in a r. '-.; .
-F per *:, I.ire'a l ,1lr;ularla iir, Ial'l
,ounrr., florldi oC, l: a hA:Cln *Aeh10 I'Ar _-
, 1G) cun-cu2lr.e eeka h:cmmencing no
rlre Irln r ,uie-,e el er ne dae
D :.RIE n-IF.EREL ihi --

CHIEF LItiTED S'T.,'TEz
STiJ'Tp ,JUO'OE
FPucJ r., iuui .i2' epiemi er 5r 1..

ir THE :lIP.-lUiT C-.iJ'PT OFF THL .
F'LuF. TEErri-H Ji ,--Li:L : r
II th'it F'_F: I liLF ';.:-.iITi FL"_'Fi
: DA :
Case No.: 02-322DR
(1i-.rn- ir.:rnell .
and ,
Elaine Howell,'''
Respondent.'
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLU-
TION OF MARRIAGE
Elm Ean H.:. ell
F,:,.:l:.,:, :cr la 13;1 r ,Tl .sddie-"
br I Slj C .

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h 'A b-,cr, iI ,3, aIF iE ..:,U mal -. ,n \,-:u
Ea.'e re:.ulrdl [i.: r: a cp, ..i: I3,ur
,Tltlen deler.nie, ii arn rc. i[ al rMuri.
E %in:nell ..r:. I,: ad ires i P'' B-:.
i l riern L,uir,i e cir, thi'C .:.r ,
t-01',:. e el ,.:.,l :,,?r i0. 20 .2 u fl1e
re. :nanal lun irhe clark01hL [i.ll-' lo
at 1000 Costin Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL
32456, before service on Petitioner or
imllrT,.ilre., tirer.-ai'er If you fail to
do io. a default may be entered
against you for Lhe reUef demanded
In the petition.
Copies of all court documents in
this case. including orders. are avail-
able at the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office. You may review these
documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the
Circuit Count's office notified of
your current address. (Tou may file
Notice of Current Address, Florida
Supreme Court Approved Family
Law Form 12.915.) Future papers In .
this lawsuit will be mailed to the
address on record at the clerk's
office.


9


WANN Rule___ I ___


WARNING Rule 1
Fainily Law 'Rules
requires certain auti
sure of documents an
Failure to comply can
tions, including dismi
of pleadings.
Dated: September 12, 2
CLEAR
CIRC
By:/s
D.C.
Depu
Publish September 19
and October 3 and 10,
IN THE CIRCUIT CO
TEENTH JUDICIAL CII
STATE OF FLORIDA.
GULF COUNT
CASE NO. 02-
IN PROBA'
IN RE: The Estate of
ROBERT L. JANSEN.'
deceased.
/
NOTICE TO CRE
TO ALL PERSONS HA
OR DEMANDS AGAINST
ESTATEr-
The administration
ROBERT L. JANSEN,
Number 02-51-CP., s
Circuit Court for Gulf C
Probate. Division, the.ad
is Gulf County Courtho
G. Costin Sr. Blvd..
Florida, 32456. The
addresses of the perso
tive and that personal
attorney are set forth b-
ALL INTERESTED P
NOTIFIED THAT: :
All creditors of the
other persons having
demands against deced
whom a' copy of this n
v-ihir, t-iree morrn i a:
the firT, put.li.: hnn .:.1
file their claim; with .h
INJ THE LATER OF TI-
AFTER THE DATE OFTI
LOCATION OF THIS NO]
TY DAYS AFTER THE [
VICE OF A COPY OF TI
THEM. '
All other creditors
and persons having claim
against, the estate of the
file their claims with th
IN THREE MONTHS AF
OF THE FIRST PUBLIC
NOTICE.. ,
ALL CLAIMS AND I
SO 'FILED WILL B
BARRED.
The date of the firs
this Notice is Septembe
/s/ S. RUSSELL SCHO
iSH CiBE'N SH'- L
206 E 4TH STREET
P.O. BOX 39
PORT ST. JOE, FL 3245
850-2129-8211
.ATTiKORNE', FOF PETiTi
fL B.A -j ,' 022443'9
/s/ ROBERTJ J.i1.SEC
11 Prescott Street
Melrose. MA 02176
PERSONAL 'REPRESE
THE : .
"ESTATE OF ROBERT L
.PU ll--n lp, 26 7ald I1
IN THE CIRCUIT CO
TEEjTH ..ILIiCLbL CiR
STTE F fuL'PJD.A
GULF.:i:)I
C.-:E C jl I2

IN PROBkA
IN RE: Tie Estate of
EDITH wHrrFIELp
deeaied

NOTICE TO CRE
TO ALL PERSONS HA
OR DEMANDS AGAINST
ESTATE:
The ar dinlirauatlon
EEiTHi WHiTFIELD.
rjumber 0a'-3--'P 1 is
Circuit c" n f'or Cull
Frt-L.are DE.uii. un Lh i d
i: c"ull- Counrt Counho
G Co-ir. r Sr Blrd
Fic.nli.a 52456 Tre
.a.--jr r e .-: I he pcei ur
n"e .ari a' r p1ero,-ar.lj
at.l:rner. are _eri MIn t., b'
ALL INTERESTED P
NOTIFIED THAT:
li ceredli io .f tihe
eitherr p r':n. ns % il
i3em rinl., li: aaln de.:ed
%'11,6M a :OF-, 01 ill- rl
,inn, Lhfr,': mrnrh: A
[me I'ii t pabliCaLlOn ol tr
Ile ineir :.iajmiT, iih th
irJ THE LATER uF TH
FERF. THE E ETE OF T
LIC.AT i lF THIS rj'
Ti DA'. AFTEF THE i
A.ICE .- F IP'.ir)F T-
A.ll otirr c:redJilor-
and persons having clair
aaln rni .ine e-li e ol ir.e
i'; u-eir w ..lUaimr ,r rh
Ii TI-HFIFEE M':ITH5 ,'
.CF THE FiRST PUELiC
nI.:iFTU'
.UL ':L-LAIMS A D I
5C, FLEE, WILL E
Tne jle :a f [he i1af-'
I-I li4 -:e i. I .epielrnber
/s/ WILLIAM J. RISH -.
RISH. GIBSON & SHOL
206.E 4TH STREET
P.O. BOX 39
PORTS. JOE, FLK 35I
850-229-8211
ATT.'JJiE', FO:)R fPERS
SE NT.ATT.E
FL BAR, ri,'-i -lOu,'6C'P
SR..:BER T D S-HiTF
65.36:. .bama A.enue
F.:,n St .:e rlonda 321
FERi :,-li.-.. PF FPR SEiJ
Publish Sept. 26 and Oi
IN THE F.CURTEEIJT
FLORIDID It .AiDF
IrJ RE Tr.e E lit,I: .:.
JESSE F0'' C',lNT,'
D'ecca.ed
* [, i l_.:.. ,

NOTICE OF ADMIN
The admiI[rai -:I.n o
JESSE FO C'I or
Sdeceased, Case No. 02-
SIn the Circuit Court fo
Florida, Probate Divislo


2.285, Florida
of Procedure,
omatic disclo-
d information.
result in sanc-
ssal or striking
2002.
RK OF THE
UIT COURT
s/Betty Justice,
ty Clerk
and 26, 2002
2002.
URT. FOUR-
RCUIT OFTHE
IN AND FOR
NTY.
51-CP
rTE



EDITORS
VING CLAIMS
IT THE ABOVE
of the estate pf
deceased. File.
pending In the
County, Florida,
address of which
use, 1000 Cecil
Port St. Joe.


of Ari&,n 1 GCulfl Counr, 'urthouse
Port St. Joe;. Florida 32456. The name
and address of the Personal
Representative and the Personal
Representative's attorney Is set forth
below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is
served who have objections that chal-
lenge the qualifications of the Personal
Representative, venue, or the Jurisdic-
tion of this Court or claims any interest
in the estate, are required to file their
objections with this Court WITHIN THE
LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE. DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINETY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All creditors of the decedent 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 LATTER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINE-
TY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER-_
VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands
against the decedent's estate must file
their claims with the court WITHIN


names and ir,.,e. ivi'mno utTAlTE
nal represents- OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OF ACTION
representative's 'N-JTI':L- -LLCLAJM1S E'E.LA1i ,-rI,' TO: RICHARD S. BODY. JR.-
elow. '. OC'JECTn ',IS I ,'iT Si-. FILED "% ILL BE, i'.-, ler.i:e L.,', n,:, sr,
ERSONS- ARE FOREVER BARRED. UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ,
The date of the first public a,:.n of ti, RICHARD S. BODY. JR.
e decedent and Notice'Is September 2 2i.2 l, R. idence LUnLno'rl -
ng claims or Attorney for Pefsonal RepIresentative: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for
dent's estate on DAVID'C. GASKIN Foreclosuroe Monrtgage on ,tr,e ioli-v-,'
notice Is served PC' Bo. 19S5 .' ',. Ing e dcnt-ed roperrt
fier ihe date ,f W1e,.hit,:lt., Florida 32465 Lot- n arid of Bloch ',-' '
li. nrou.t iae mu iersna Rprenr e L'it[I n 3 Re.d B ull il-and Gull
I1 rcOun THl:e _. SAnLLt r Air CO'llirGTe N e '.' County,. Florida; commence at
qREE MOrriS -I 3 ',:ur,, R.,a.RJ 69 the SE corner of U S
HE FIRSTPUB- Newvfile, Alabama 36353 Government Lot No. 2 in
TICE OR THIR- Publish Sept. 26. Oct. 3, 10 & 17, 2002 Fractional Secton 30. T4S,
DATE OF SER- R9W In Gulf County, Florida;'
HISNOTICE ON. NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED PRO- Iher.-e rnr, i:.orh 145.4 feet
POSALS alu..i [the I.:.r I ie I'in.r:e rn. J
of the 'decedent BID NO. 0102-43 .,':: '1 i' 1: i:ll Ie-ir .:n
ms or demands the South right of way line of
decedent must The Gnlf County Boad o County Red 13ull Island Drive; thence
is Court WITH- Commissoners will receive bids run N 2628'W 508.79 feet
TER THE DATE from any person, company or corpo- along the SW right of way line
ATION OF THIS ration interested in providing the of River Road; thence, run S
,, following: .. I 63'32' W 135.0 feet along the
DEMANDS NOT Production of Media Kits NW right of way line of a grad-
BE FOREVER on CD ed street; thence run. N-
S Specifications can be obtained at the 2628W 123.47 feet to. the
t publication of Gulf County Clerk's Office, 1000o point of begin, ir.,'?. lthne:e run,
r'26, 2002. Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Room N 85*05' W 3.0 leer ,er,,:e
LZ 148, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 run N 04 ':,`' E 119.45 feet;
ZP.A. (850)'2296113 then ru.. S 89'05' E 280.0 .
PA. (850) 229-6113 feet .i.:,ni ihe South-right of
Please indicate on. the envelope wa lineof a raided ight'of
YOUR COMPANYNAME, that this Is a ywance l neof a graded 4lre
57-; FDIadnuthence run 'I .,3"32 E I 4()6i'
57 SEALED BID, and include the BID feet along the Southeast right "
.M.E. of .'way line of said graded
'-iER : Bids will be received until Thursday. 'iree ll-nc run 5 26'9' r
October 10, 2002 at 5:00 p.m. ET at 14 I53 IAe-r [ to e F.a tnt 'l
N the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Beingin 'ig
Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., A/K/A '1024 BODY STREET,
Boulevard., Room 148, Port St. Joe.' WEWAHITCHKA 'FL 32465" "
ENTATIVE OF FL 32456, and the bids willbe ha, been lllie- aiant ,'au r,,a ,ou are
opened at this location on Friday, required i.:, _er- a .:-.p., -o ,.,ur ril.
. JANSEN October 11, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. ET. en df-r'.-'' if an,, I-. ii ,i-, r
:,3 2002 The Board reserves the right o I: ation. F .1 ,i.:-rre 'lr i-inaiiT
reject any and al bids. ho'ze 3,-ire's i; I_ 18, r-v aeim'
URT. FOUR- BOARD OF COUNTY STREET I 'lTE 1 2) FT bLLIr,
S.- riL -,F THE COMMISSIONERS EREALE FL jY2'.'" p .:,r bel'ore
i AiD FOR ,GULF COUNTY FLORIDA October 31, 2002, a date which I
sJ1 F" By:/s/Carmen L. McLemore. *,-i ihin [hirr, 1301i d- after the firi
3.'F Chairman public:aun l' firi- N,:-. e In, Tre iar "
Attest:/s/Douglas C. Birmingham, and I'fle il-e enair, l,-r.nh ile Cier of.
E Clerk this Court enter bel'ire nicee .or.
Publish Sept. 26 and Oct. 3, 2002 plaintlll' ariorne or immediately ,
i r .thcreaieter c Inr-is-.e a de"l'auli id be
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE entered against you for the relief
S FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT demden ed ie lh. ,-,i--rpiaini
DITORS IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY. In. ,:crdai,ce .nn lime Amenc ir,
IVING CLAIMS / FLORIDA wit-, Dtiabilllie. .,cr.t of 1990 IALs.',
T THE ABOVE / CASE NO: 02.337-CA disabled persons who, because of
S" \ JUDGE Wtten their dibiliue. need special ,:i.
i1 the ecaie .fa m lrlton I rl ipae In thi pro.
e,_:e .ed. File IN RE: FORFEITURE OF A 1982 ,-:erini_ :ho uldco:nacriti'eLa r -
-pern.Ii l tiie CHEVROLETdinlaior at 1000 5th Sreei von
en n PICK-UP. VIN: IGCBSI4B!C2152746 .[.rdln. t.r a" 1,0_ 5th SLeI, Pin
Furr, F i n .i -ane. FL_.1'24crc, or Tieph-ae la.1all
Idre- oI rnicr, 219-6113 i O prior os r:e.e.l.i
u ise IhO Cecil NOTICE OF COMPLAINT WTTJESi m% hiajd and the .cal of
Frn St Joe. TO- ,aNY AND ALL PERSONW15 -10H ir C.unritri 26th ,Of~eptife aber,
Port St Joe.. CLAIM .AN iNqERESiT N iTH..FOL -0 t thd 6epmbr
reri nr,an LL-,ERu PiSOa.. PF FEP ,uC Birmingham
ere,-enau, e A 1982 CHEVROLET Plr. r" 1 the rni -,urt
VIN' l GCBSI4B2C2152746 B; Tar,a 'a
ERSONS ARE NOT,'E. ,n, puraiiar, lt. i- eudn, a- Dpr, C.l. ir i
ERSONS ARE 932.703 and 932.704, Florida Statutes Publish October 3, 10 17 1 & -.0-
(2001) that the DEPARTMENT OF Pblsh October 3. 10, 17
deced.ent 'and HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHI- NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
,e claim" or CLES IDepartmenit acung through its DEED
e estate a l Oil.1iiun. ihe Florida Hieh.a/ Patrol 1iTltE i, HEFEB,' i Er ihat
I 15'i:e i -en i 1e:l u h- t-.u,.e-d'n lcnb-. personal G' r.:e cr, tre ,i.Ider-lt' li, I:,[l:, ii.li
nri ce mo ll Coup rtp r, -, a a : 0 ,1ui a. in Gull 7&,N,,e1i l,:c3le ha; -ilied -_aiJd ,:rill'[.:i[e
l- noticemu Cr F'rda. an i_ r.Idlng the l.:,r a it, deei be is,ued the-ar, Tne
R-E o M iT'H.- Personal property pending the outcome rlIe numr, -a-, ,:a 3 ol
-I E MI L ,- t- lorileilure pc.c eedinn s kai l Fera:rn? r, Ip 1 uar-,,:C e L d -.Cie,:rpt.:,n 4l ine pr.:,f.r
'HE FIRSTHF E erlnumleE .ha.ealegainimtre:tninn e I e r, T e.n tn rr -ihi Ih "ii
TI'E OR THi. ."uJci fproperni ma, reque' -anng er iiea u-e iai Ihhll,.t .
DATE O.'RF 5ER concernin lhe ieizedl proper) b., ,:,:-.n ,.eiicaie aS, Ai,:
IS 'TJILCE (-Ii rac, rng[the undersigned r A complaint iJe,.;0 2A.
'. r'-. been liled in, ire Cir,-un Court ll 'e 1i's oI [-,P,-,.- ]9-7 P E [Io
of the decedent the FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL-CIRCUr ,I49-C -00R
msor demands in and'for Gulf County, Florida. On Decipti.:n ofProperr,
decedent m,vi- Sepiemuer 25 2002 the trial codun,. LOT 3: BLOCK BE
lCoun WITH., 'e-ilere-i ar, orler finding pr'oba:'e iLLL~i.IBi.IPG SiBDF.1-.
TEE TH' D TE- ca, 'e I'n,:,e-.11 rr 1lani. anpper Uh1ia"i S,2f-, N TO THE ,'2T, OF
ATIONl 'F T"H- da 5. the DepurTlneni .iiul e- i-eeing a \E.,.'AHl"TIH rl. FL'.'PJA- A. S
final order oi lorfenure -" PER PLAT THEREOF CONl FILE
:'E'MAfID&S m'.T E iaoed Septeirber .6 2002 il; THE -'lFFi'lE I)F THE ?
5E FRE\TR ROBERT A. BUTTERWORTH LERK F THE CiR-iT
ATTORNEY GENERAL C -', LN'7.IRT ILF ,-tLiNT,
p publical.:.n 1 a /S/JEFFREY M. SCHUMM FL-_-.ljD G U
-r _', -' 2 A -i-rant .itlornec General raITe in nli.':h a-.'e,,:ed LeM-t tile'/
S: : ie.nlre. .Au-rnre, -neial arIfd ile L,-ui-e Bale
Z, P.A. T .C.apitnolSu re PFLi .411 o" a ,ai pFoperr., being in Gulf'
Tanllar.acee Florida 32399-15 1 Countr Slate oFliorda .,
Tel 13501 44 -330Cr' rle,. uh cenif,:ate .shall .be
Su P lih -t.:lober.3 and I',. .'-. redeermed.-. a...: din to la% ine proper-
1r, de-ribte Ir n u.-:h cerii'ic .ate .iill ,e
C'NAL REPRE NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS -. Ad c. [lie hlI ei-it biaer in n1 lr,:, I.nt
BID NO 0102-44 L.bb.,.' 'I ih Gull C.ourn :courth.-,u.
The Gulf County Board of County a l I i '-. A M E ST. On Wedr,._-.al
1ELD Commissioners will receive bids irne '.'ih dat c:1 Ictoioer 2002
from any. person, company or corpo- Daied ihi, 30tn da%. of S-p[e,-rer,. .
45,-" ration 'interested in 'providing the, 2.'.,2
T.iTrT following "GL S1B -LL [PJS -_ BI[I-'HAr.M
ct. 3 2002. Computer Network Server '_LER.P' C-,F THE CiRC1JlfT '.'uFT
Specifications may be obtained from 'gLF G 2'U'lINiTi FLOR'RJE'.
H JUIDICL ALL the Clerk's Office. Gulf County BY:/S/JANIS M. TANKERSLEY
IF Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Deputy Clerk -
F.'F GULF S.. Blvd.. Room 148. Port St. Joe. Publish October 3. 10, 17, and 24
Florida 32456 (850) 229-6113
Questions should be directed to NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
N ._JR Building Inspector Brad Bailey at- I DEED
F' r c b a I e (50) 229-8 B944. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN thatC
George Core, the holder of the following
Please Indicate on the envelope Tax Certificate, has flied saidcertificate
Case No. 02-" YOUR COMPANY NAME, that this is a or i,.. dee ., be is ued iner-onr The
ISTRATION BID. and Include the BID .:,:- e number and ,e:ar of
Ihe C.-im e ul I ir n l .i-ie i e ne c ripEii.:.-i,:.l ifre ,proper-
NqTO'N JP. Bids will be received until Friday, t, and the rn-,aiT in ihll.:n 1l .as
.Ispending October 11. 2002 at 5:00 p.m. ET at assessed are as follows:
r Gulfoun. the Office of theof t Clerk of Circuit Certificate No. 11 Application,
in. the addre., Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin St., No. 2002-28


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V',Cleaners
V Liquid Chlorine
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Winter Pool Covers Are In Order Tours Today!

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











Pool Maintenance & Repair,
*Over 20 Years Experience *



850-647-8963 850-227-6131
insi& Wir A k Cro 32-930761


Boulevard, Room 148, Port St. Joe,
FL 32456, and the bids will be
opened at this location on Monday,
October 14, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
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 October 3 and 10, 2002
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 02-238-CA
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
F/K/A
FIRST BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
TRUST
UNDER AGPCPr.EMETr DATED 6/1/98.
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1998-2),
Plaintiff
vs.
KENDALL BODY: RICHARD S. BODY,
JR.;
UNKNOWN SPlOUSE CF EhlD.ALL A
BODY:
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD S.
BODY,
JR.; JOHN DOE: JANEI DOE AS
UNKNOWN*
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF. THE,
SUBJECT
'PROPERTY,
Defendants.


PAGE 12B


Year of Issuance: 1998 R.E. No.
00334-069R
Description of Property:
THE SOUTH 1/3 OF LOT 7,
BLOCK 6, HOWARD CREEK
PROPERTIES, AN
UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION
OF THAT' PORTION OF THE
WEST HALF OF THE SOUTH-
WEST QUARTER OF SECTION
5. TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH,
RANGE 8 WEST, GULF COUN-
TY. FLORIDA, LYING SOUTH
OF STATE ROAD S-387. ALSO
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE SOUTH-
EAST CORNER OF THE
SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF
THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER'
OF SECTION 5. TOWNSHIP 7
SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST.,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA;:
THENCE NqS951'355W ALONG
THE S',LTh ILIHE OF 'SAID
SECTION 5 FOR 350 FEET:
THENCE NO'09'25"E PARAL-
LEL w'iTIn THE EC 'iT LiDE OFr
SlJCl ,.:'LrTnt-%'_T QULATER
iF THE ','.Ti-_ rT 'T QlAA-J
.-TER FOR. 25 FEET TO THE
POINT. OF BEGINNING;
THENCE, CONTINUE
NO09'25"E FOR 75 ,FEET:
THENCE N89051'35"W FOR
140 FEET; THENCE
SO09'25"W FOR 75 FEET:
THENCE. S8951'35"E FOR
*140 FEETTO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
Name in Which assessed: JOE W.
WHITFIELD
All of said property being in Gulf
County, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be
re,1e-mr jl -c:.:,r3in I,- law, the pioper-
I .ji-.:rinbed, r. ,u.:-, certificate will be
.:-l1. in me righesi tidder in the front
Lobby of the 'ui C.:u'ii', Courtn,.:Jue
at 11:00 A.M E 5 T .r. \vWedr.e:-.
'the 30th day o1 *,.:-i:.,er 20',2
Dated this 3'"rin ., l f eplcmt.er
2002.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OFTHE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY:/S/JANIS M.' TANKERSLEY
Deputy Clerk '
, Publish October 3, 10, 17, and'24.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED
N'-TlI I' -HEFEB'i t Gi.rLN that
Ge: .c'e:-. C.% re Te r,.Alj.r .:.1" te i.'.11-.r. in-
T a l' e rrii i.: n :I : '11t a sa id co:e n ill'i.:at .
fi- a ia., -leed- E- t..- i.;uca i.ref.:.nr, The
ceril'ica'e niburber ard fear .,1
i-ukrn.::e ie des.:nr. i:'n of'the proper-
I-[', ,d ihe anina -e ir, v nich It was
* u6- t? a are 3a l",:!iz ,I -
Cert1i.: Me N.:. ,. A.pp lic 5 ,n
No. 2002-29
Year of Issuance: 1998 R.E. No.
02269-O0OR
l_ ;>re. rn pi:,anr, l Fr,,perr,
L : 'T S 5 ,- ri 7 i i
S 6L,':"-. B _',-'LLf.E F-APP.
IiLB'r.ii.r:' ri THE ._IT'
j'F I E i'.-il,:Mli-3 FLTR; J.
.,, ,., PCE ':'FFri:AL FLT :
F.,'RDF IN THE .FfiCE ,
T' THE CLERK OF THE CIP-F
*IliT '..:''LIRTF 'iULF C',. ll.
Iri FL''F. DA
rj-r.e in -iii cl- '-e--ea e JO. i E
EtIFATT SF.
'All aof al31 propcr-1 L.tll.g Irn ulil
Cl:lrll Sia l F i.:le lllds
IL'nie, ; ucr. i'i ':aire :r ii m r
rl:dlelTllJ j :,:,,rdi'-lf [.1 l rhe lpr.:[, -r
-:l, r.) ine hi' i-r-e bi-i.idr in iie Ironi
aL l it I:..lf o -uncrt :uniC u.'l
at I I "-' Al C S1 T ,n e.,r:-ne ,da,
ehe 3'lih da ul" o'.-: ,:ler21 -.1.1:2
Dac ld lE il'I I d am, rl ia- :, er 6-0'
u Ci.ll,: L E iFr1.liriCLHAI .I
':LEPJ- .'i:F THE CiFCiTT ,ui.-'RT
C LILFC .UlTi T FL i'R li.
6t S JAIJiS 1M T .rJKERSLE,
D.'pu[5 Clcrl,
Publish October 3. 10, 17. and 24

DEED
rj, TiHlE iS IEREB' Grx-ri thaI

I m4r a a.,. deel [,u. te i-,ucd iherear. 'Thn
cU rn lli:e 1 rU ri-lnb r atnd '.Car of
jme ukr,:e thre ,:.iriplt-,:,n *, e roper.
S and trhe rnarn,.ir in rhhi I h i '
..,e:',:, 'ed m e a- I oiuI, r --
C -ruI.l,5 t r-r, 1 7e1 A r..pp ca t ..r
:,. ir | 7 Appi 0ic t -..
., .oULC e 1~i':" R a n.:.
1701-OOOR '.
-:np r F perr,
i,T.l DRtlET. .TL A POSSS
.OdTJi STREET EA3LT 'F THE,
.EL C'JPJjER i.'F LrOT I
BLI"I: I 0lEIK'S LAKE .'zB.
S I-P. iK'l-I .J L, E ,.-ErjiL,I.r_
S ST AL,:"rI2 i HE ij'jF Tin
1IDE ,'F ., PF:rF.f'iSE C'.I-
T iiiATIl,)i ,'- rlF I'T S FiRE 'T
AST MEEK.S L-, .- Si.C'BLI
il.jri r t D3IT i-J':E. -F 2-ti
S'FEET TO A LIGHTER PINE'
CORNER, F'.lST THEN,_E
lr.RoTH 15S. FEET Ti-.
LIG,HTCR PihE I i:'jFRiEP '
F'jST THErNCE aEWST 228
FEET Ti A JIF'-I 1:CORNER
STAKE AT THE EAST EDGE
'-IF P.Li STREET ri0 FEET
T', THE P'-B SAID LAND-'
L'A liG aiT. BEpNC. in
TI'_j i4 T45 F lIi' 1.'LF.
c.- urL'rn' F L'RJEDA
rjaire Ir .rl.:r, a-:_'-._ d JAMES H.
ADAMS .,;' .
All of said property being' In. Gulf
'.,unr,', Sa"'e ..i Flurida
u.rllei izuch ,:rmllh:alc se hall bo
rel e.'jrlei -rdilnr I:, h-, i[he pr:,per.
lt di-:.:ribed irn uc'h ce l'rui.':ar, ill be
.' -_- i : tr, cnr -e i tidier ir, ire ironi
Lolb> :aif ire Cull Cun'rv Co.unh-:.-u"
at I I .00 A M E 5 T ,rT Welr.,edti
ie .'2ih da oi'0 C'ci,,t. er. *ii'
SDatid ihli II m da, .i ,Ci:r,,er 2.),)2
E',,Uj LAS ,: BiRAIIrG-I-L-r
'.LER' .:,F T-IE CIRC:LIrT COijUT .
,UiLF COi.,rrmf FL.RDA
B9' S J.iUJI-Sr.1 JJLERSLE'i
Depur, ,'\i.
Pljiih l'cl.:.le- 3 I (. I 7 rand 24
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 020301
The Gulf County Board of County
Comnmissioners' will receive bids
from any person, company or corpo.
radon Inlerested in providing the
following:
Group HeatLh Insurance
Specifications can be obtained at the
Gulf County Clerk's Office, 1000
Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Room
148, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(8501 229-61 12. *
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YOUR COMPANY NAME, that this is a
SEAiLED BID, and Incluue the BiD


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Reid Ave. Tommy Davis, W.M.-
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NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Friday,
October 25, 2002 at 5:00 p.m. ET at
the Office of the Clerk of Court,
1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Boulevard,
Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
and the bids will be opened.at this
location on Monday, October 28,
2002 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
The Board reserves the right to
reject any and 'all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
/s/Carmen L. McLemore,.
Chairman
Attest:/s/Douglas C. Birmingham,
Clerk .
Publish October 3 and 10, 2002"
PUBLIC NOTICE
There will be a town hall meeting at the
Highland View Fire -Department,
Monday, October 7, 2002 at 6:00 p.m.,
E.T., to discuss the following:
1. Highland View Recreational Complex
'" 2. Hi,-ir.rl ".ic.' B:-ali Rar-p Phase II
-iT i-i-._.::,rler C ajI rn i
District III
Publish October 3, 2002
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON
ABANDONMENT OF
ALLEYWAY/ROADWAY
NOTICE. IS HEREBY GIVEN that the


THE -STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL a THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002


Board of County Commissioners at Its
regular meeting, October 8, 2002 at
6:05 p.m., E.T. will consider abandon-j
ing any interest by the County and that,
of the public in and to the following
described property:
Roadway (Marigold Street)
and a portion of Beaty Avenue
at the end of Lilac Street to
the drainage ditch located in
Section 11, Township 7S,
Range 10 West located
between Parcel #2901-000R
and #2786-000R, per the
Official Records in Gulf .
County, Florida.
This notice of abandonment was initi-
ated by the Gulf County Commission at
their regular meeting on July 23, 2002.
regular meeting. Notice of adoption of
the resolution abandoning the said
alleyway/roadway will be published
one time in a newspaper of general 'l-
culation in Gulf County. Florida and
the proof of publication of the notice of
hearing, ll'e 're..oluon as adopted ard ,
the proof oI public aion 01 ai-j dpun oI
such resoluti-n Aqii be re.:orde-o in [he [. .
Public Rec.r:,di a;li'Cul'Courr.[c Flnrida
Board of County Commissioners
/s/ Carmen L. McLemore.
Chairman .
Attest: Douglas C. Birmingham, Clerk
Publish October 3, 2002.


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Diesel Engine Repair
Phone Mobile
850 ^ 850
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Home # 647-5113 PortSt. Joe, FL 32456
Work #227-5112 8502298485
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INSTANT FINANCING SERVICE AGREEMENTS
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Licensed Insured

Heating & Cooling
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BUSH HOGGING
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Total Landscape Solutions Inclduding : Design Irrigation Maintenance
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PAGE 14B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002


PORT ST. JOE. FLORIDA
JULY 16, 2002
SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners net this date in special budget session with
the following nmenmbers present: Chalrman Carmen
L. McLeniore. Vice Chairmani Jerry W. Barnes and
Commissioners Billy E. Traylor. Carl W. Fox and
Nathan Peters. Jr.
Others present were: County Attorney Timo-
thy McFarland. Clerk Douglas C. Birmingham.
Deputy Clerk Towan Kopinsky. Deputy Clerk/Bud--
get & Finance Director'Becky Norris. Chief Adminis-
trator Don Butler. Administrative Assistant Debbe
Wlbberg. Building Official Michael L. Hammond.
Emergency Managerlent/911 Coordinator Marshall
Nelson. Gulf County E.M.S. Director Shane McGuf-
fin. Maintenance Superintendent Steve Mork, Road
Superintendent Bobby Knee. Solid Waste/Mosquito
Control Director Joe Danford. T.D.C. Coordinator
Paula Pickett. Veterans' Service Officer/S.H.I.P.
Administrator. Bo Willians. Water Department
Supervisor/Public Works Director Gerald Shearer.
and Sheriffs Office Captain Joe Nugent.
The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m..
E.D.T. .
2002-2003 TENTATIVE BUDGET
Chmnn. McLeniore discussed the proposed
budget for 2002-2003. stating that the requests
must be reduced by $462.000.00 to remain at the
2001-2002 mlllage rate. Comm. Peters then
motioned to cancel the budget meetings for July 16-
18. 2002. as they were not advertised In the news-
paper. After discussion that they were advertised on
television. the emotion died for lack of a second.
Clerk Birmingham made the following report
to the Board:
I) TlIe tentative County-wide mileage rate
based on thle budget requests received Is 7.0068
(7.4124 aggregate). and each dependent fire district
is at .5000. which is a 20.71% Increase over the
2001-2002 Aggregate Rolled-Back Rate of 6.1405.,
')I The proposed e\pendllures ,rould naIe to
.e reduced bi S 1.32-35 59. .0 to attain lne aggregate
roller.iackh rate 01'a i 1405. ind &r nuld h-.rae to be
reduced by $450.143.00 to attain the current 'mll-
age rate of 6.5750.
3) T'llie Board, must set and certify a millage
rate to the Property Appraiser no later than August
2.2002.
4) The proposed budget includes $1.6 million
In Balance Brought Foiward:Cash. and $963.319.00
In Balance Brought Forward: Restricted Cash: leav-
lig all estimated $1.5 million unbudgeted. .
5) The reasons for.the'proposed increase in the
budget are: Less cashl to carry forward than last
year. overall Increases in departmental budgets.
$350.000.00 for additional legal expenses..
$55.655.00 for additional library expenses. "
-$119.600.00 increase in long-term liability expens-,
es.' and Increases. In requests front other agencies
"funded by the County. "
6) The Tupelo Fire Control District and Over-
street Fire Control District have requested more
funds thani will be generated with the .5000 village

I' 7 Time 6--ard will need to determine how to
hlinrile the e .ctss funds (balance after all requestL
have been funded) generated In the St. dose;ph Fire
Control District.
GENERAL FUND: BOARD. OF COUNTY
COMM.S (11211.1 1) '
Upon motion by Comm. Peters. second by,
Comm. Fox. and unanimous vote. the Board tenta- .
tively adopted this. budget : as proposed
'Si 4O':, i l 93 i
-*, ,'-T r.IMI'ISTRATiR I211l .i .
i|,...,.l hi .i. LU. i-,:.i1II Tramli.-r -econd by
---' l irl' urai.Inmou, sui.le die Board tenta-
Stively adopted this budget, as proposed
$ (1.23,159.00) .u
"CI ALIL E'.ENTSI 21 174)
SLponli motion by Coanin/Bare.s i.ecornd r.',
Comnim. Tr r .a iii uiunanipiou- .Oul- ihe IBo rdt en-
tatlvely iloledilc tdll ouDlgel 's proposed
($17.500.00 / $3.000.00 per district. $750.00 to.
each City for fireworks: & $500.00 to each high
school for ipreilect graduation ..
rLEIR K TO BOARD OF COUNTY COMM S
([ 1"12)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
.. Cui.i B irrn .an l i.il iii.iAu ,ale:,the Board ten-
"ti' a- Ci ,d.i t.i I I] [iii i diel as nir f.' -i--i
I S 3- n.;,,
C'- 'NTt ,Tfrr--RijE I'-213141
l. r.ii l .ii1ni b i\ on.lli Peers, second by-
C' .0i Fr i.'r I a.i, u iin.. u '.ule. oie B -... Il '1n
S .'j iij iJ .IIULr c II jI"ill Pri.le-.loi al er.lit:3 L,

: FCDEF.AL EMERGENCtN MANI.rGEMErNIT ,
SSSrTU, ri.'j-:E If EM 17251
'. ,- i.iio l Ii 'onir.n ra\lr ieconi b.,
1-.n1 1 13 I .rle: InII unaninir.-u ole the ea) r,1 [ell,
ha1i.ir.,'I ..lolie.l tl: ulun et a-? pr.:.po ed
SIS.l l 001 M.) tne E 0':
pIhPEF.T' APPR41ER 12 I 21131
LU i iiiim I lr ,.l.C. 0, .ConI. Tra .Ior i -eiold -'-
F I :' in inniiui L- \ ie tlln. oird lent'-
1i|el\ ... ['lt.i dln- l.uriget l r ropowed
3, 15.464.00j).
TA.\ Ci-L.LE"TOR 1.22213)
L'upi ,a.aion-mln h Conmiii Tr.aylor etcaonId t,%
S'iiiiiii 'er aiini ul.anilmOau: -I.t e l i Board len-
1 ." ,I .Ir'.' .I plc I 4 ud.i a- l',ropo-s .l
S I.S -.l4 41 i'l' 1ii
,IL_'-E MS JLiSTf? r.tF 7 B i:'- I, l- i241.31 -
s l.'fa.h -. iln i ,, b nIm nl reter: -e hlc rl L.:
.l lh r-\ '11." hd hau lll.'U- .ule ulie B'a.:ir.l ler i -
Siii'. ,id.-.ir1d 111' L-L Lud l .1a proalor .:d It3'11- itil
RISK MANAGEMENT/HUMAN RESL-'IRCE
(. 2 2513) .
Upon motion by Coni. Traylor.- second by
13 ,'r e C: ii ui,:ri -l-U '.iL i.the 1 3oa.Il tci.
'I '* ,I .ii 'l\ ,,n1,,i[', l nil- budget ,- *,r of,.:,_-e.

Ci.LRI\ -f CIiCUlirI>:OL'RT I"?. I i
L .i J I.-ll m i. L. ''rL-in Tra. I ur .i,oid .i.
: 'O n i l\ i -n iil iiiliL,.- r:,e 1.ll. BL- -rd leilmi.

.-l PLhV'iSCIR -'-F rLEtTI,,iNS io 24 1'.'il
Ulion motion by Coinn.. Traylor. second by
Coi n. Barnes, and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively.v adopted lii.s budget as proposed
($135.449.00): .
; ELECTION EXPENSES (#24119)
Upon motion by Coiumn. Traylor. second by
Coumm. Peters. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
Li t.i. I ,i.ilied', thing budget' as', proposed

S. 911. SYSTEM (4'i|L
Conmii. Traylof i.iIh-iin.0 lIo iehli ."-i adopt-
tlis budget as prtopoi-r n s. fl ii .1.I i.l Columni.
Barnes seconded tle nhii 1,ni i I Ci..-'-rdii ,ior N' I
soln reported that GT '*' 'l. .1. i lir i 1. ii.I .o rLi. -k
i "i. I ..dr 1 1111 hr ",' L ,a % Ii l r i n I I 1.i l ie
.1 ...el I ..III I 1 11- O e .i-'e:'ldO l lllo ..I l leC ll Il.)
,.,tll, ihe Snt I-l 0n00-._ 11: let -= c l M I .l 611t7% U% '0I

i .iil .lil ir i e.ll sllle l ll 11 ic rctc 1, 01 thine ar.?p ld
D iL .l ill \u .. l u rlh e r ill:. -..i. lio ,n ab ,. lel l l p of ILllI
i) .,1 I reLeli.ig .1 gr..iii lor Il11-le pc nlis-' IIi.
motion passed unanimously.
GULF COUNTY WORK CREW (#24523) ..
Lipnl inlOlili Li. c. iin. Tr,.a.ih..1 et'-..-iil Lir
i i- iii B ru hi 5 1iin nin,- u s- ie ulte e io3r1 en-
tali.5,l .i.lip ,'d dl lil LauthlB,' iI ilhe .illiilil, l O
$1 7'0 II, OO ii ll],:rea-."ed u4l ]Li, Ei'iili:iiinei Fli allhi
S Crew #1 by $3.000.00). Cliiel A, i.ii..-Ir lrio Buller
discussed the duties of Roy Lee Williams; and the
possibility o" no' l ,eimn ible to get another D.O.C.
supervisor. Meniber ol' lie Bouard 'ai-.uised lliil
tills crew can help rt'rill ainneluaih:r i l ilhie Court-
house.
$12.50 'RADIO Ci:MMiNICSfAIONS ASSESS-
MENT (#1124629) ,
Upon motion by Comm. T'raylor., second by;
Conum. Fox. and unanimous vote. 'thIe Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($63.200.00).
SAFETY (#1124721) 1.
Upon motion by Contmm. Traylor. second by
C-miii. Psters aind unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tantehl adopted this budget as proposed
($1 .000.00).
INDUSTRIAL PARK (#1124852) .
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Conim. Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board tein-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($37.983.00). .. .
WIRELESS 911 (#25129) .
Upon motion by Comni. Traylor. second by
Comni. Peters, and unanimous vote. the Board .ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($59.060.00).
SPECIAL WATERWAYS PROJECTS PROGRAM
(#25372) '
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Commu. Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
Statively adopted this budget as proposed'
($164.616.00).


COUNTY COURTHOUSE MAINTENANCE
(#26019)
Upon motion by Conun,. Peters, second by,
Comm. Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted tills budget In the amount
8463.3,44.00 (reduced 62000-Buildings by
$25.000.00)'.
--i 'L'.: ri 01 iL.L-'.-'Ir '':,2 .' -iT'hI KA IP.1 I-TE-
.rTNCI- : "26 1i I 1
Upon miotionUi Cinuniii. Trmitbor. second' by
SCnuiil-. Fox. and unatlmlious vltte. the Board tenta-
t i ill. l Ihl i* .i lir 1 I ,1l i. riir lrI l .i i '.ll'.11. rl il


COUNTY COURTHOUSE (#26219)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comm. Peters, and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($27.160.00).
F.R.D.A.P. GRANTS (#26472)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Peters, and unanimous vote., the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($150.000.00).
BOATING IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
(#26872)
Upon motion, by Comm. Traylor. second by
Common. Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-,
tatively adopted this budget as .proposed
($6.800.00).
'COUNTY PLANNING (#27015)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Barnes. and unanimous vote, the Board ten-'
tatively adopted, this budget as proposed
($29.394.00).
COUNTY PLANNING (#27019) ..
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Conin. 'Fox. and unanimous vote. the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($5.000.00 -
A.R.P.C.).
COUNTY DEVELOPMENT (#27152)
'Comm. Peters motioned, to tentatively adopt
this budget as proposed ($102.560.00), arid Comm.
Traylor seconded the. motion for discussion. After
discussion. Comm. Traylor withdrew his second.
and ,Conim. Peters withdrew his motion. Upon
motion by Commn. Traylor. second by Comm. Fox1,
and unanimous vote. the Board teritatively budgeted
$25.000.00. for the Port St. Joe Chambei of Com-
merce .reduced 31000-Professional Services Publici-
ty/Gulf County Chamber by $17:560.00). Upon,
motion-by Comm. Peters, second-by Conmni. Barnes,
and unanimous vote' the Board tentatively adopted
the Wewahitchka Chamber of Commerce budget as
proposed ($3.000.00). Comm.. Peters motioned to
tentatively adopt the E.D.C. budget as 'proposed
(657 000' 0I and Conini Traylqr seconded the
n,.ion for discussion sifter discussion, the .motion'
passed unaniilniou:l\
G.I.S. sMAPPING (#27615)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm Barnes 'and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
tati.el adopted this budget 'as proposed
($23.620.00).
COUNTY VETERANS' SERVICE \OFFICE
(#29153)
upo.i notion b., Comm. Traylor, second by
Coniln Barnes and unanimous vote., the Board ten-
lalnel adl pied this budget as' pr:ri-'oed
($25.688.00).
LAW ENFORCEMENT (#31021)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Peters. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted this. budget as '..proposed
($35.030.00).
DETENTION & CORRECTION (#S3123)
Upon motion b'. Coni, Feersa second u.,
Comm. Barnes; and unaniou. e'-te ithe Bo.rd ten.
tatively.,, adopted thi. Dudle-' a;- pr-:ponei'
($43.00-.0.0).
WETAPPO FIRE DEPARTr.iErT I. i lJ iI
Upon niolion b% Comm. Traylor, second by
Conin, F,1' and un]nimous m., i- the Board ijbl-rl
1111 prorpoed budget fc-r resie.,
BEACHES FIFE DEP\r'TMEIJT N1B21221
l'porn nmoion b\ ConiCm FPeers second t .
Coninm Barnes ana unarnaniouz .ome the Board lten
LalM eI adopted this budget a. propo-ed 152.0:00ri )
Air .1chinel
S PH'i 51C.-AL EN'. IP',N-r.EWN|t 1i33u221
Upon amouon b; Conin, Biarne" wecn,:,d Iby
Conin Tiralor and unanin.us .ole the Board ten-
t'il]ei, .adopted ins budget as proposed
(S9 4760O'I1
FIFE DEPARTMENTS Il3312'dI
Upon motion by Conimm. Peters. second U.,
Comnm. Barnes. and unanimousvote, ti.e Board let-
tatlvely 'adopted this, budget as proposed
($56.000.00) .
PLANNING, BUILDING: DEPARTMENT
SIP6B34241
LUpon motion by Coamm. Barnes. second by
C.:.mi Trali-r .iiid unanimous vote. the Board ten-
liIi,.4l. 'i.ipmedi -this budget as proposed
S($303 594 00) 1
WE`iAHITCHIIA SEARCH .. PESCIUE
' (.390)26i ". .
upon motion by CIonini T,-alor second bi/
Corin, Fo\ and unrinllniCuS '.':.[e Lile B.-ard tenir -
Si.el% :Anopted thlin budget -5s prur-ooed.l I8 750 '01
GULF COL'rfT EMEfIRGENi' M.-N.sCEtIEPT

Upon nmotlon by Comni. Tr-,ilor. second ay,
Comin Peters aiid unaminiouo. ore lie Board ten-
I.ilel, adopted II.is budg' as ;proposed

< SEAR.:H RESCi7.iE (#39126) ,
.pon ntlnon D% Canini Firerrs ie-:.nd by
Conini For and unanimno.us, ,ae lihe Biiard tlenta-
inel' 5.1opied this budget as p,'oposed ISs -_ "')l,
,,.ULF C:L'UN-N ESU 5 iL i39.\22Ci
Lipon monition b) Cuonian Traslor .-cond by,
,Coniiu Peters ind unaninml.u: sote the Board ten-
tui elyi adopted his budget a- pr,',posed
($23 Ii 00 11
MEDICAL EVAMINER I39K2T ,71
C nm'.im r Tr lor isom ione. i o lent ai.r eI ai. 'topl
Ihsl.; uiget a'i priPr.. sac ,IS 30'i7 i0l .and Coam
Fox-seconded the motion lpon inquiry l\ ionin
Peters. Chief dministratlor Builer repri-'redi ilai
there is no.increi-ce in ihn e Mh e l ;-dil ,I E h.int. r i ,'r
,tract aniouni for -i0i2-2'11"'3 T.a n i,,olri liii.e
pase.id unanimioul..
LITTER PRE% ENTioN CF.irJT 1-4 Il,'74
,l:'pon aniol.ii i., Conini Feterr -iec,:-ind I .
Coni'ani. Tra,'.i:.r .'id un-iii.roui I.tle mi e B.oardi leu
1311,.ehi adopted d [Ills bud et ",-l pr,:,ni:.:.i ,c
IS 1 I39 001
BOCATIING IMPROVEMENT CR.-rTrF 1"4 I4 I
lp-i''n noiuin b, C'rnni Bo irne ia:i..ii.1 L'\
Conin, F n d Linlanmn'ou4 6. ilie Bo3ar lieiia-
ti el'., ..iopred tIII -. udget a.s propaeid S I10 il,"" i:i:
S-'LiD W'A5TE REC'CLINrC. & EDI-iC.-TIOni
,GRANT (#41834) .
mUpon motion by Conin, Barnes. second by
Comm. Fox, a:ild unannimou, iole llie B.oard leiiii,
iI e .d:picd thlis Ludeel -, prop-.:. ,;.1 |i S"'i l
SMALL C:LiNTi 5-,LID '.'. ,STE C P.ANT
(#41934) ,
Ufpli, .e uoii"o by Coni.n Fox. second by
Conin' B. i e-1m ai1l Ul milj iiu \'i.-le the Board tel-
ati,,el. i. iipiic.d lil t, i.iuiet as proposedl

WASTE TIRE GRANT (#42039)
Iipon. mIolion b', C.nini Baines; second by
Comni T, arlor and unani.ui..u i ate. the Bo:aird1 IletC
I t nIel,' idoplted lliE 5 budel a proposed
IS 1, 700i i:0
MCSQtIrl1TO CONTROL I|4 22rc21
Upon r1mollon b, .Comnni Fmo. second by
Conina Tralonr aioa unanin..-.u 'roc the Board ten-
.i.m Iel adoptedd mhisi budget as proposed
S t',2 2, .8 0 01 -
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (#42562)
S Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Commi.-Fo.. aind unanimeauc ',alre ite B.:.'aid lern i-
tivelv adopted this uud.et a- p;:ro.ped,
'., ($124.393.00). ..;. -;
S. LANDFILL (#42634) ..
Upon micnon L. Comii Trr',lor. second by
Conmn. Fox. nid unianirmc i olte. II.e Board tenta-
tivel' adopted this. budget as proposed
($159.oo0.00). -
GULF COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS (#42834)
Comnim'. Travlor niotioned to tentatively adopt-
ed this budget In the amount of $905:.433.00
ireu..:ed *4'OO l.5e Ei|ipnienri b ,' 87'". ".,,' ', '0 Lo-,
Bo. I aiIdi oi,'l.h Peter.-s e'1i .,Cnia d die nil.li.a for diS-
cusI .sli Ailer ll.:uis rin re' ariiing the nice:d lor ilie
-two (2) new employees, thile motion passed- unani-
mnously, .
ANIMAL CONTROL (#43062)
Upon notion'Tby ,Conmi. Traylor. second by
Comm. Fox. and unanimous Vote. tie Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed (863.153.00).
S MENTAL HEALTH (#51363)
After discussion and upon motion by Comm.
Traylor. second by Comnm. Peters, and unanimlous
vote. the Board tentatively adopted this budget In
the amount of $83.912.00 (increased 345p0-Gulf
County Senior Citizens by 84,262.00).
HEALTH CARE (#51492)
Upon motion by Comm. Barnes. second by
Comm: Traylor. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
(853.328.00).
AMBULANCE: WEWAHITCHKA (#51526)
SUpon motion by Commi. Barnes. second by
Comni. Traylor, and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($235.348.00).
GULF COUNTY E.M.S. (#51626)


Upon motion by. Coiimm. Fox. second by
Colnm. Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget In tihe amount of
$540.645.00 (Increased 12000-Salarles by
$2.250.00/increased 12002-Vacation: Sell Back to,
Cbuntv _.'. '20n0 00/ Increased 13000-Backup
Salaries .& .a .ies byv 200.00/lncreased 13001-
Billing Salaries & Wages by -&506. inc.reale.1
21f000-FICA by (10.00/Increased 2 15i0-"' 'l.c.1ii.ae
-by- $50.00/ Increased 22000-Retirement by
S&55:.i:i.1 increa-ed 23000-Llfe. Health & Dental
!niu riI. cc b% 4 50 4 )O I


WEWAHITCHKA MEDICAL CENTER (#51962)
Comm. Fox motioned to tentatively adopt this
budget as proposed ($9.000.00). and Comnmi Traylor
seconded the motion for discussion. After discussion
regarding the Jail Medical Director service/pay-
ments and a budget breakdown for the Medical Cen-
ter. Comm. Traylor withdrew his second and Comm.i.
Fox withdrew his motion. Comm. Traylor then
motioned to tentatively deny this budget request
(reduced 82000-Ald Wewa Medical Center by
$9.000.001. Comm. Barnes seconded the motion.
and it passed 4 to 1. with Comm. Peters voting no.
WELFARE (#52264) ,
Upon motion by. Comm. Peters. second by
Comnim. Fox. and unanimous vote. the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($100.000.00
Medicaid). ,
COMMODITY PROGRAM (#52564) -
Upon motion by Conim. Fox. second by
Comm. Barnes. and unanimous vote.,.the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($15.716.00). ..,
OPPORTUNITY FLORIDA PROGRAM I" ':. .11
'Upon motion by Comm. Peters. econdi-, bt
Common. Barnes, and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($1.450.00).
OTHER HUMAN SERVICES (#56069)
Upon notion' by Comm. Barnes.' second by
Comm. Peters. and unanimous vote. ,the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
0(10.000.0%0)., )
PARK & FCr i' ,Tiu-i FACILiTiES 1'57-.i.
S Upon moi nlonln tj C..'ii Tra,lor .c.o:n.ii by
Comm. Fox. and unanimous vote, the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($ 1,668.00 -
well after n,.nitornlrg er'l.:es. .
% P. .r R ECF.EA TI.: ,i (#57 172 )
Lp'. niuorm, in L., Cui. Traylor. second bv
Comm. Fox. ando unanin.l:.u- .ore the Board i [ernia





iat.I,. :.,1pied thi. l.lal budget In r.ne amoiuni .1
i129 ,C-56 "1: iler redui:nn a 10""'. AiMd to C.ovierr,
rn i _l geni., P5J .u 3.1) 3 l'"i i and iK 'O I lAii lo
C. ,.erni m entia t n.: -. r'. : b, 2 b 20 0 001)
,:'ILTI.IRAL 5EP. I':ES 1"574731
Comm. Traylor 'motioned' to tentatively adopt
this budget as proposed ($7,500.00),. and Comm.
Bjrnr.s :econiled 'he motion for discussion. After
.jl=cu ilori '-'..-riiiii B rie: >.lthr1r".. 1-1e ec.o.ir
and C.:.,in, Tr'.,url ri. thire,, his-. ni.l.r-n L fp:.n
iloli.i b', 'Coiilni 3.rrnies econra b, ':Coini,, Trao ior
.n- l un in i,'ou,' Jote. -he Boartl tentatively adopted
this budget In the amount of S5 000 00 (reduced
-%1i::11:'.i d I, Private *, rgi.ri2,ai loni 'by
:" ':,':":, .i~rrin T ,ejirei
,,'PlirAL LC.,5E ". ,-'':,ULlUITI,:NSI'5'141l
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by.
Comnn. Fox,,and unanimous vote. the Board tenta-
Itel., ..ilopted this budget as proposed
1 IJ 4 ] 4 ', ':":'l ," ii- '
ST.,s'E ATT'.FJi'iC"' ADMINISTRATION
.(" ":21 .
Upon mi,.onor b., Comin Trai'l.r e..-onr,. b'
Comm. Fox. ndJ unarninvousj \oe. tihe B.:.ird lerm.
i el., i.,pitedj this Dudger. i; -ropoied IS I I liji.i 0O.
PUBLIC' DEFENrDEELR AlrlrISTP.'TIQrj
i-. UB"-1 ne, n nd '
Upon motion by C(rni Fox. second- by
Comm. Barnes. and unanlmous'vote, the Board ten-
l i.'ely adopted this budget as pr,.-.. ,l'eC
i i i::' 'i:' .
COUNTY COUF T JUD,'E 10."i','1'l
Upon motion by Comm. Barnes. second by
Comm. Tr. jior, :n uri:in.,nimoua ole. the Board ten-
tatively a..-ofien lil- Liudg I as proposed
($9.735.00). -. ,.
lCiRC-llTIr C LIF T PCEfrATIrdfJ I,' ".0 51j
Upon motion by Comm. Barnes. second by
Coamm. Traylor, and unanimous vote. the Board ten-,
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
IS.,7 ,. ,rj ::n
Clerl, Birnrini.3rn1 then report. tim:t i. e neC
several bu e al' .vill Lbe for .:riun rel-ilte1 t pen- .e
ihai muni. be iald b.y tine BuiarO. and he nilcui.eu
the ArIlce '. F'rograrn
COLUPT REP.ORFTER CIRCUIT .rTilr'.AL

Uponi oionLr b) Comnmi Trr'..,1.:r etcinj L
Conmin P geter' : ind unli il. nltun .) le lice Bu.ir le,,
Ltil\ely nd.d .[l'ed iiil l-,ulel ,-.4' r ,r' -,- l
- Sl6,52 :':0 -c ;
CLINICAL EVALUATION: CIRCUIT CRIMI'..,.L

Upon motion by Comnim. Traylor second i
Comm'. Barnes. and unanimous vote. tne Bowrd len-
tatively adopted 'this budget as proposed
1 4 50I 001
V.'ITI'i E S .MANAGEMENT:' CIRCUIT CR. lr11
.NAL (#61 018) .
Upon moon bt Conini Tr.',lr second by
Conina Peters and unanimous ole the Board ter,
i'uAelv 'do:ptaed this budge a: proposed ($500.00).
EXPERT V. ITriNEi3 CIRCUIT CRIMINAL

Upon motion by Comm. Barnes,.' ie.:ond b,'
, Comm. Peters, and unanimous vote. the Boar. iLeii
iWEtSiC, adopted .this 'budget 1 as" proposed
SiS 000 001 .
CONFLICT T PUBLIC DEFENDER: *'LiI.'l1
CRII.II .iAL l"i .l>i2 1 i. i, .
IUpoIn ioion-i, by Comm. Traylor. second by.
Comimnim F'etrs. an.1 urii.ninous .c.e ilhe Board ten-
tait el',' adopted uilh budget propo:e.l
45 ,:,:, ,:,i:,' .'. .
LIBRARIES (#62271)
'-:ornm Peter inoulone-1 i lientau.el, a'idopi
I il's Cudiget :,- rpropo-'eC 1173 165. ia 0 LIp.'r, di1
c .l:.i i:h.n i.'arE ,lil i ::irrn--i inii l ionii, b, lhe B.'..ra
in.- .orera in : ro -'.'.]i- n .ee,: \ i | ,re,.. in -
MlrocU.n l.:.hI iiilolon b, .-onir Tr.Ior -ecuri'l b'.
Corinn. F.o'. :rnd unariil.:.us '.Cie ihe Boarl lateni
i.i.ei\ 1'.:'.p. ia [lii. Dudlgel[ in the iniouni O f
2 l116,.lk5 0C ie.luee ?4c io N. 24 R ia,-,ii Librw.,
LOC 1 ., Si 1 ':"',:' r'.lu- ced 2-Li .mi:'1" ..'ul, ':,unt.
Llbrar. B.: wr.-1 ,:r.er ing o tls by .S2". t '00 001
PUBLI': DEfENDEr .:[FI:.UIT P.'L 1| :',31'
Upo n .1 i ih:.n':r ., *. -.' 1 B 'ne- .-i.unl u.
...-....it Tr-.,.lor. :iid unrl ina ihu& ,.:[e mie Br u tra [ i-
S-'11 ..'I, "i1.:,pie.i ilt l; ..i et ,-.s proposed IS lij i
ET-ErSI-.,'N: SER.ICC i.6323-:i
i.ip.:.ni niollin tj Ccrnirn Tr.alor. second by
Comm. Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatlvely adopted this budget In thz 'amount of
$85,275.00 (reduced : 64000-Equlpmerit by
S $ 9 0 0 0 0 0 ) -0 *
5,-,IL *:'- rAsER '.ATI.-.rj i..ij' i
iUpo. nih.ioun r.- i:,:.nrnr Fi.% et.:.:.,d l-
.C:nini PIez '.rnd ui.rlrnimoul ...ite ile Boar.-1 ile -
A Il l e l a d p l .- 1 l l I ,I r ,u d .- r -. l r .p .:. -, l

SI-iE li1FF .''ALT.Alir l i I".,:i'4- II
1pori n moilir t. Cl:.nirii Trn..lor :e:onrl bi
"Conin. Peter al,1 dil nri-alu; ', ,e lril. B,-, ird 1 ii-
u-j jIs e l ..1i:' lC.i 1 r il: b u .: lge t [ i p r. .. d-.Ji
1l 2 5'':' i:":'i
S CIRl:IT JL'.Er.ILLC DEPEr E'E' ,' i 7.:-.:.,
Upocn motion r ,n.nro r i, Tcr.'l.,r ie.:rind [L
'c.onini Barner 11n1 unnar.lriu. IAe hie Bioar.l ien-
S L e l '., a d ap te d tlii-- b u d g e t i p r ,..p : ,er .1
i Fr:-.LRT REF':F. rER i:IF,:i..IT .II. E -.ILE
(#67075) .
Upon motion by Conini. Traylor. second by
Conim. Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
lri.el', :,i|i.itedi this budget as proposed

\0'lTJE7S r.1ANAGEMENT: 'CIRCUIT JUVE-
-ILE .O '" 1
Upon motion by Comm. Barries. second by
Comm. Traylor, and unanimous'vote, the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as pi.p.,:.-leai iS '"
S CONFLICT "PUBLIC DEFENDER: CIRCUIT
JUVENILE (#67081)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
C omn. Feierr ..d unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively a.l ic.lea this budget as proposed
S($2.000.00).
OTHER CIRCUIT PROBATE COSTS (#70009)
Upon motion by Comm. Barnes. second by
Common. Traylor. and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($1.000.00).
COURTHOUSE FACILITIES (#71012)
"Upon motion by Comm. Peters, second .by
Comm. Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
(8253.000.00). i
PUBLIC LAW LIBRARY (#71014)
Upon motion by Comm. Peters. second by
Comm: Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board teln-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
(83.400.00)
ARTICLE.V TRUST FUND (#71212)


After discussion by Chief Administrator Butler
regarding this program, and upon motion by Comm.
Peters. second by Comm. Barnes. and unanimous
vote, the Board tentatively adopted this budget as
proposed (8253.162.00 new elevator, windows.
etc.).
CLERK OF ; COURT/COUNTY .CRIMINAL
(#72024)
Upon motion by Comm. Peters, second -by
Conmm. Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget in; the amount of
830.715.00 (reduced by 86.833.00). ,
COURT REPORTER: COUNTY CRIMINAL


(#72025)
Upon motion by Comm. Fox. second by
Comni. Barnes. and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($4.370.00).
CLINICAL EVALUATION: COUNTY CRIMINAL
(#72026)
Upon motion by Comm. Barnes, second by
Commni. Fox. and unanimous vote; the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($1.200.00).
WITNESS MANAGEMENT COUNTY CRIMI-.
NAL (#720281)
Upon motion by Comm. Barnes. second byv
Comm. Fox. and unanimous vote. the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($200.00].
CONFLICT PUBLIC DEFENDER: ,COUNTY
CFIr.II-L '-,L in-.2:- II
Upon motion by Conmiu. Traylor. second by
Conmmn. Barnes, and unanimous vote. the Board tell-
tatively adopted this budget as proposed
($6.000.00).
CLERK OF COURT/COUNTY CIVIL (#74044)
S' Upoil motion by Comm. Barnes. second by





Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Coiiiinun. Fox. and unanimous vote. the'Board tenta-,
11.i.1 .i..i.-,l iliOn- budget i' i the amount of
-, ,-' "" ir,.,1...-I .. 8'$6,744.0%),
-, '1 : ".i'.INT, COURT TRAFFIC COSTS
.,"
LUpon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Conui. Barnes.and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
.tal hciv iidopled ii.- bu.itii :- proposed
(1$ 1.406.001. :
RESERVE (.LrNEjEFr L Fr Jl. I'-r'a4il
Upont motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
C'onim. Fox. and unanimous vote.'the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed
1I4511 00( .0 i). .
WETAPI)O I'll ,I- :I A\PT-I'L 'El iN..i-:'
upon discussion by members of the Board.
this mailer wais tabled. .
911 SYSTEM (#24329
:'ll ''rurT1 l*li.,r Ne 1on dll-Lcu 4 Ld in l -a lit u z
iilipil'il i,,r .- gr 111 Ior thie I 1 >ulp ienl el l l1 i. II I b
,lii, r Ir 11 i i .-.'i-l d.-- 1101io rreneCs lie ci iltr ici
WETAPPO FllD EEP'if TMENT 1e,I31'21
Collm m Pet:r. |I|.:.iIl.:|] [. [eni li -l. l. n.'
this' budget request (81 l.0d0.00). and Comm.n
Barnes second I hrI m iii if..r di .:u:--:..n Lip.:
discussionn 'by wi' ..i..Ler _- .I1 lie B...ar.1 ire f-l hn. .
Insurance and co.-ini,.eni' llie County has recoge.

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S GENERAL FUND .
Upon inquiry. Clerk Birmingham reported that
the. Board Ihas-tentatively decreased the proposed
G .-r l i .. l-.l I.u Ihel c\)iII' l.ir. -lb' b.' $591.268.00.
,hi. ii ,II- I i l..1 I lh. lhna.,I .11* *I. --r- l that an addl-
i. .. .I -i 411 i. i.i inisL i lI...vi lred to cover tlhe
insun l. r ,* ,.-'i .-- I ll I i l' 1 >i lll- .\r-*
i- .1 I 'iS fE iT lRE [I. -.L
i'l TI I I, ih .i.'l,, h i.,l FPe r- se, ,lnd by
Coin li.rn .1..i ii...in.i... u- o ile tl B:I:.1 tell-
.i I.'i i. .., i i, '- ii1, I.u 'l el .1 I ropu ed

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I I' r-1i. r- FI .I h h i :- I.:T 'iE l, 1 rIro [n
lii I, i'.-.i,,.'. Oils. bu allel a- ,proposed

E".l I E i 'i .'. C ",f;I1E '-'- (#31123) .
Io 'li on iiiit v Conui. Pecers. secolid by


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%I L -I l I1 FrI hTA .L C Al, I Tir .'Ti


,Colnn, il ri> l h, ir til iU lh"Irui '.:'I- ln e B.', ld It[5 "
itail h.el iihi. ril r ris. liu'ie. il as -prqposed

S' h'l.,". ri'Bi.FAJ-CE ABUSE EDUCATION

n, I e l 1 n1,1l"'ii ni ei-.ai L\
p i ,.,i otiIiil 1111 1 .i'o %llr 5P.' 1.-.ril % \i
,m il .a l.'a.lu ; awe ih...B.-.ard Fri,
..il h i i pl 'll I1 n unl c i ou pri o p a-t e d
II I ''..-.ii, I [ iO
V. i I-[.-' i- ..r T I.aogeCRgi !
'1 n II. IIn 1 i\ i'i nn B ..irhii. -e.oe d b\
S,,,,,, ',-i,.r-, mi l u nilu_ .o L ti e Bci'rd ten-.
S iili .] iil. r I .- I Ih i-i [urigel ,ci i pral oCi-Eed

,-,_.r'iTil J ,DlL pR''B,',TIr',N n l" 0331

S e. .in rs.. lr 1 1 ini u Le L B, It l
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lESCR'. FIr. FIEITIRE" OIF:FIC9E
tp ,io i liiqu -i' b., S ei:frf Ml PMerre :l e:. :trid b.,
I T...le I-, mi re por,- l utilat-hi"'sJ b l ,e was B-'rd len i
I all i l ,, ,- iml. [ l tlil r cbud eet a t 6 pr:3 p, m d

CO()NTRY ROAD & BRIDGE FUND:
,,,,,'.Ti |:,AO & BtR IDG'E I" I,4 .,41i 1
,'..lhlh rr a. lrr l O rione-.l i.-, e ht'r ei. adopr ;
lh l- l. ilg rl .r.- =ed it I 6O 446 :. a n01 -n
L.,." hd. Pi-'L r- .mitlbed Coi- im..al, n I'Bus d.eci:uid or
Sir iii-.F. :h' r- nrrh .ni e enplo,- s :ia.a pick
[. ,r 1. a T r-..i O r ,illhi lrel I, s iu i n -.na.
I: *,i.., l-L jr- un ,ll rlr l;, hl -: 6,-,'lhl ii I `I1i PElei-
le .ii.t Bi... l enlrai sel. ad.Apl illi s bu dger in ihe
..i.i 1 '. 0 01 446 ,.i Ire lu ,:eJ 6 4i.I:i Equip '
.. hl hie Lan .ioI. i ol" eij i'*oilf S5 li ra:kup ru l[uh5l
I.'.... r,,l,'.' .',hde. o IIr- ,11,:,h a dh r It p --erl

S RESERVE -COUNTY ROAD & BRIDGE
.( # A 9 9 8 4 ) : ,. "
S ijii8 Ti-' loB r in orltaned in .niu i el4 i d.aop.
lhi- L4ii-ldg" ,1; p[, :'- ''l l kII4- ''i: 1101 alil konin
i.. ....... l l[ ,: il Io for ,l cu s-ln Altr di; ,
,b -.,,, lo ,: e ,i'.Bu.aiL p a-;.. I 4 lt: ..i li C :.anri
Peters voting nlo. -
SHERIFFS OFFICE
U.ponIln InquIl by Sheriff McKeithen. members
aili t]i Board reported that hils budget was tentatlve-
,Iv nip)provoed.asreq ested,. d -
.File l -eetiiig did then recess at 6:32 p.m..

T7: 0 ne 4 ing reconvened at 7:02 p.m.. E:D.T.
SECONDARY ROADS & BRIDGE FUND:
: SECONDARY ROAD & BRIDGE riJ I i 4 l
L'pon motion by Comnim.. Barnes. second by
Conmm. Fox. and unanimous (4-0 / Traylor absent)
vote. the Board tentatively adopted this budget as
MOSQUITO CONTROL STATE I & WASTE
FTUREABATEMENT FUND:
MOSQUITO CoNPFROL! WASTE TIRE ABATE-
MENT (40956)
Upon motion by Coinmm. Fox. second by


Comiini: Barnies. and unanimous (4-0 /Traylor
absent) vote, thie Board tentatively adopted this bud-
get as proposed (818.945;00).



BR MOSQUITO CoNROL STATE (#42362)
L'pon motion by Comm. Fox.B s second by
Comm. Barnes. and unanimous (4-0 ,/Traylor
absent) vote. tlie Board te(tat vely adopted this bud-
3ge 0 as proposed (818.945.00i .
DSCTiiiin. Traylor returned to the meeting at

RESERVE MOSQUITO CONTROL (#M9984)
Upon notion by Comm. Peters. second by
Coaua. Barnes. and unanimous vote. the Board ten-
tatgrely adopted thils budget as proposed

ST. JOSEPH FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT,
FUAND:
ST., OSEPH FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT





BOARD OF COUNTY COMM.S (#211 l )l


Lpon motion by Conmm. Barnes. second by
C(omui. Fox. and unanimous vote. time Board tenta-
tively approved Increasing 23000-Llfe. Health &
Dental Insurance by 863.000,00 and Increasing
"24000-Insurance-Worker's Compensation .'[:by
$9.000.00 to cover the costs.for the new employees
to be hired.
ST. JOSEPH FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT
FUND:
ST. JOSEPH FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT
pon motion by iColini. Fox. second byI)


CoiITayUTnESnmovthEeBadt


Comm, Traylor., and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
tatively adopted the St. Joseph Fire Control District,
budgets, as follows:
Beaches Fire Department (#032122)
886.042.00 / $107.522.00 with Reserve
Highland View Fire Department (#32222)
$64.087.00 / $ 85.568.00 with Reserve
White City Fire Department (#32322)
$64.114.00 / $ 85.595.00 with Reserve
St. Joe Fire Control.(#32422) $ 4:375.00
South Gulf County Fire Department (432922).
$70.790.00 /$ 92.271.00 with Reserve
Reserves (#N9984 $85.923.00 to be divided
equally'among the four fire departments)
,GULF COUNTY FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION
(#33252) -
Upon, motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Barnes. and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
tatively! adopted this budget as proposed
($2.000.00).
TUPELO FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT FUND:
TUPELO FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT /
GENERAL FUND
Upon notion by Comm., Traylor: second by
Conini F>s N iiil ui 'iia :.-l '. :,--ie Hiv- B.ard tenta-
tively i ,fi- t..,1 ,ih: Tur- i-,:- F- ire :-r.-iir-I DLitrict bud-
get Ii h e I r i-u i .:I -'e 4 :: Ire'ou.:.:d #32522-
00000 Tup.i.-... Fire : -.:,,i..I '. bE, l;e t. 1.600.00
"i, iii.:reae'i' 3General Fund: Fire Departments
S331-:2 8.i'C00 Aid: Other Government Agencies by
81.600.00).
C' o'.Er FUND: ,
0'. EFSC STREET FIRlE E*EPiTMlENT ".32j-.2 '
CErIER.,Ll. rI'ri.
IUpc. c.m :-i:.n b. LC.-ni in, Tr I. l i.:..ui, l :,r
.discussion by Comm. Fox: and unanimous vote. the
Board tentatively adopted the Overstreet Fine Con-
rt.)l Dl-itclI baudei, Ir. i.he amount of $7.520.00:
- !,clu..e.a 32 1. 0 ii -'- ,.,0 -, Utilities by
SI ,ll i:r0 redu.-c.a "32:.3'2 64000 Equipment by
.- 2 -500': in.:rea.edi Cenerial Fund: Overstreet Fire
Del..ilient n c i :.24.'4 000 Utili, er I.:c b"
'' .1 .iI1: ,:':I :ri- nC.' 22 4i:ii' E. quipiiCeinl b.,
,?3 5'0 "1: l
HOWARD CREEK FIF.E C:ONTP'L LE' -STFRI
FUND:
HOWARD CREEK FIRE DEPARTMENT
(#32722)
I Upon motion by Conim. Peters. second by
C.'aiin, Fox. and unanimous vote. the Board-tenta-
uIer. 1 :.,ipl.c I ri :t Duiigte .- prop.ir- a IS- '. 45 OC
E M.1 -SR.riNT fi luq '
C r. 5 C,-i',r Fi ,',.-.RD iTnIsC l6
.ir:n nisrill.: n .,, '.:-.riini Fo)\ --Lcond u yn
Coi.ri Barrm )an .nanirou- ..: le tie Eeo-ard iten-
toil-,.el a. p.i ed ini b0J- lg age- pr:.,:sed .
iS:' 32' :":1 Y'
ST-f TE h il.U IN]C, IN ATI TI '.'E FROF:'GR 1 "
FUNLr'D IS H I F
SFrATE hoiUS;l rjC lrjiATiE C PROGRAM
Lipc-n no,,i-:n j, C..on.im Traylor. second by
S'..'uiii F-.% arid urarlninm-riu ce their Bi.rd leitei .a
SeiCl. aid ptel ilir t.iua e[r ai rrap,: e.
lSf-A 723 :,)ji
COITlrI'Ni.N DF.'EL-'.-PM.ErTT BLO .C.
GRANTS FUND:
COMMUNITY DEVEL..PME'nT BLOCK
GRANTS:
l.'nOn ,,ui ion r -, .-aii nTr l-..r ec.:-ndi '.
>Co nin Fo,. ii.d un.anni,:...u ol.: r.he Bara ierni -
ll.er, acdopltedi hi' bullet as, proposed
IS[i84 : .iC. :":' iI
RAFFIELDS C EBC FUND ..
I: C B FLiN', 'i3-':" 321
IUp ri .,iutim n tb, Coi.iini Tr.-lor -::.:.i. t, ..
Co'nnii Fo\ .ind uiianimruJ- .-M ic Lnr. B-.:ird lientr.-
iuel\ s aoplted tih: cuaiel as, proposed
S(51i 7 2 'ii -i
HAZARD MITIGATION PROGRAMS FUND:.
HAZARD II.TIG,-lT.I:-N F E M ,A 92 1"A1529I 1
S I.pon mouLn b\ CI-on.n Trnlur second b.,
Coialn Foi and unanii,,.u;: oae the B-mard rntn.-
tjwel adopL.1 tLli-s budgetl a. proposed (85 00 i: '
INDIS'TRisL PAR. E D es FLINE'
INDr'LSTRi D'.EL' -F.1EPr, IE 155-'4SI
ponI ninouonl b\ CiOniai Trl'onr -econd bL, .
*CuinIm fo\ ar ci unaninou- %ote ihe Board tena.-
ti.el ad.pieJ Lthil budget ta propo-ed 'l124 500 0')1
,-LLF C u i 'i-lT' p'.iBLIC iMPR''.'EMENT
'TIjjE,
CIL'LF CC-OiNTn I PUBLIC IMPRCl\ EMENT
"I. 13411
l.ipo i.aii by Comini.,TrayTor; second 'by
Ctonnim F' :-r.- uiiarliim.u .:i.i', the Board-ten-
: [ r.7'l :,'l:pled tI1n budget a prop.Os:ed
($2.341.720.00).
GULF COUNTY C'IUNTRI.'"TIO- & AC.QIlSI.-
TION FUND: .
S.GULF :O-iSTRI. I- :Tr.N &. .i?_':Li|-TN '-"
(#41441) ,
U. Ipon nriouor. D, (on,n Tra\lor a5,eonrd r.,
S.Cmnin. Barnes .nd unrininisous e Lhe' board er, -
t tatlvehl iJapted thi u ddget a- priopr.Od
(86n 00001 '
C-Ar. GR-'.E ATEP S'i STEM FI'rND
OAK GRO'.'E WATEF. S'STEM.1 FuiD REV-
E E
Upon mouOri, t.', '-niria Traylor. second by
-':aninli F-i\ ani unArimniri- laOe the Board tenta-*
i, el- ;,dt,pied tri t ,udcget a' proposed (-

WATER.SEV'ERi OPERATIlON I'.i.,;l-fl
Upon riotlion b, Con.nr,i Traylor, second by
.Conmn, Barne- ri>,1 un:.nimouS ..:.re the Board ten7-
ial.e-l\ adopirer min budget as proposed
I5l '* 't 1"i i..
G"I-ILF 'Oi'lT'i HATER 5'1 STEM EUND:
G.C.W.S. REVENUE BOr',ES / OPERA-
TION, MAIrNTENANCE G C 1 5.3
'Upon ..-ot-ior .', ,-r'n irri Tr-.ior '-e:.orn.J b,.,
Coan, Foi% al i.jn:.nir.--u l uL t the B-.,rd icn'a.
u, el., .uopled ini- oiu;Jreit 'a fror., ei Ie B17'9, I 71. u:,
G 124 Si.5-2373703 1 -152S.452- S 35 43 ,),01iu
HICHLiND \ IE\ I'.ATEP SYSTEM FUNDti
H VWS OPERATION/MAINTENANCE
1 i9 155 1 ,
'Upon- motion by Comm. Fox. second by
Comoni.Traylor. and unanimous vote, the Board ten-
tatlvely adopted this budget as proposed
(860.448.00).
WHITE OITY WATER SYSTEM FUND: '
W.C S' 5 OFER.-.TIr,- i t.lAijrTE Arjf7 ': /
W.C.W.S. RE'.'ENUE B- INDS
Upon m otion by, Comm. Fox, .second by
Cnali Tr,.l.:.r and unanirn.rus vote, the Board ten-
itlael.ae'lai-ioed itril budget as proposed
I,',9 5i' 1i,',i cR2,3.-i:' .-44,539.00 '& #R2082-
'.,'. I 2 5 ':' l:,,:'l

'TOURIST DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND:
TOURIST DEVELOPMENT / RESERVE
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comnim.,Fox. and unanimous vote, the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($228,089.00
/ #27452-$205,641.00 & #69984-822.448.00).
LOCAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRUST FUND:
LOCAL)CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRUST
Upon notion by Comni. Traylor; second by ,
Comm. Fox, and unanimous vote, the Board tenta-
tively adopted this budget as proposed ($40.375.00.
.as' follows). '
: Medical Examiner (#89927) $ 5,000.00 ;
State Attorney Administration (#60002)
316.575.00
Public Defender Administration (#60003)
4,800.00
Court Reporter: Circuit Criminal (61015) 8
4.600.00
Clinical Evaluation: Circuit Criminal (#61016)
8 7.000.00
SExpert Witness; Circuit Criminal (#61019) S
1.000.00
Court Reporter: County Criminal (#72025) 3
300.00
Clinical Evaluation: County Criminal (#72026)
8 1,000.00
1 Other County Court Traffic Costs (#76069) 8
100.00
2002-2003 PROPOSED BUDGET
Clerk Birmingham requested a recess to re-
calculate the changes to the proposed budget, to gi'e
the Board a tentative figure. He also reported that
the Board would need to schedule the 1st public
hearing on the proposed budget. If they are satisfied
with the new figures on this budget.
The meeting did then recess at 7:21 p.m..
E.D.T.
The meeting reconvened at 7:51 p.m.. E.D.T.
S2002-2003 TENTATIVE BUDGET
Clerk Birmingham reported that the new cur-
rent year proposed operating mlllage rate Is 6.4666
County-wide, and the current year proposed aggre-
gate rolled-back Is 6.1405. and the current year pro-
posed aggregate village rate Is 6.8722, which Is an
I 1.92% Increase over the rolled-back rate.


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Chmn. McLemore passed the Chair to Vice
Chnin. Barnes. and motioned to tentatively adopt
the same village rate as 2001-2002 (6.57501.
Comni. Fox seconded the motion and. following dis-
cussion that the Board would need to Increase
expenditures by approximately $113.000.00. It
passed unanimously..Comm. McLemore then
motioned to place these additional funds In the Gen-
eral Fund Reserve for Contingencies (#99984-95000)
for salary increases. Comm. Traylor seconded the
motion, and It passed unanimously. Chlin. Barnes
returned tlie Chair to Conmi. McLemorc. -
I'pon discussion by Clerk [irminglham.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL o THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2002


Minutes of the



Gulf County



School Board




GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
JULY M3. 2002
The, Gulf County School. Board met in .
rci.ill5r _-ek.on ..ri Atuit 13 2002 at 9:00
a i| ECT in thi:ir ,Adjiniii-iral'.c Offices. The:
following members were present: Charlotte
Pierce. Billy C. Quinn. Jr.. Mary Pridgeon.
Oscar Redd. and.Linda Wood. The Superin-
tendent and Board Attorney were also pre-
sent.'
Chairman Pierce presided.
PRESENTATION OF ANNUAL SCHOOL
HEALTH SERVICES UPDATE: Regina
Washabaugh. RN. School Health Coordina-
tor. reported to the Board and Superinten-
dent on services provided to students and
staff during the -2001-02 school yea-r. Also
-listed plans for the 2002-03 school year.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On motion by
Mr. Redd. second by Mrs. Pridgeon. and
unanimous vote, the Board adopted the
agenda amended to include pages 24a-24u
personnell anrid _u,:lea'ri 1 ilr:.el
CONSEr.JT ITEr-.I- ',-n m,:.tion by Mr.:
Redd. second by Mrs. Pridgeon. and unani-
mous. vote. the Board took noted action on
the following consent items:
i.eni reiqudnriri arion ..n pL'e4. 13 and
20 r.err pF.lled froiii the c .:.n.rnl 'end and
uon-_.dcred ,p:Fira[teI.
Appro.'3 l of rMindite The Board
appr.:.,ed miniile= ...I it, 2 anrd 30 2002 4
meeiiri -
S*:.rrcfip:nlde.ii,-: the Board acknowl-
edged correspondence from the family of
M r_ Edith \Lhilf.eld. ,
er' .nnIl "\ppi:.ved B.ill rr ,
Te .h r, ..n p':ii A -. enniiri n .1
Wewahitchka High School f.:.r Ine ,'-12-.02
school year.
..::eel r, tii 'fToimmyn Ltneg a
teacher, :coa ,:h -, \' .-. l.;t :lk wi i-llih :h,:,l
effective August 1. 2002.
4pp-r.:.edil Mjrk Taunton to. transfer ,
from \le\"ai- t,:lik i Middle -:i:huol to'
i'er hil. :ika High. School for 'h- 2:ii002-.3
:-::l ,.'ar as an' annual c-e.nri: C ESE
teac'h,-r
Approved transfer of Dawn Alcorn from
We,.. jih..ik. Hiahr School to. Port St. Joe
H i rIe ':. _. 1 f.-:.. h-:r th :,,, -,:2 -,hi. l ,,e r ,- j
pr,:l ,-,n ,l _:.~nt c ,.i_ t, ,:i t -.it n,:e lc.i.her
Approved Jack1.: -r.Lit j_ DU- .lrmer
2 rioL.r- pier l., jnl J- .r 1 Jide 4 1i 'Lif'- p r.,
da: fo.r rri: 200. 2- 0:3 .,h...- l ,: I ,
C_.r n-iLted rr:.i..:t- L ..I ,_hI' 1- A l.-_..I : H :.id
Custodian at \\.-: ii. lika EI mentary
School..for medical leave be, innii.i, .-iius.i
15. 2002 for approximately four to 4.'.-. .k-
.Appr.-, e*, l-b iL., 1 -..- lh -ll lfor i -.i.i- -d r
Ler p'.u-i.:.n -n ll: 20'", 2 i'.':. r l ,e ir
Appr.:, d tr, a -hu...I F,.,3 it_. ice sab. :
tulit lisI.l f.o.r tre- 2'0'2'? 3 i.'I',:. r : ar
S Approl A ,d l re l'ol,', e 1 .ul i; -L ,tLIilt "-
l'A.,:Fier Orl'? h: :2, .0-3 -,*:h,-'_l \rear. J.ackk
Re,% r.:,old
Approved Elizabeth Cohen as anoannu-
al ::ntr.ict E.E Ic i.:hc ]i W'ev hitchk.
Ml.die S n,:rIol Io.r ih.- 2C002-02 ,: i..ol -i3r
Appro-:.ed JiTamc Stein a', an inriua,
: cortra'l :cienc' i.a'her t1 \ i.'~.-ehnr,:h uk.
Hier. Sh.-.ul l.r the 2002-03 -chl.ol vyeir
Apprr. :,ed r.i-]le i:- .f F. D Liina U le-5 f.-:r
media c-l ler'., l r.il hI r p -l i ni e '-ecre ,riial
poZIU.-n i jni hcr l'ull-liie ,I_;, drn,.er p.:. itior.
Sbieinnrri Jul, i 2i002 uirt.i f'.utl-ther no,:.
If jge 131 On ilii:i,..r'0 bI Mr i'ndge'on
se.-,r.:n b, ',lr ..Imn' .and unar-nnii'i Ie -
the B.:,ard '.'voted tu ..:.:pt ire SJuprin-tn
derW,'. rieicniTieridjl.r :'Ain lh-h i T[ irurrTi '.in- :
r rqi_:- -' n ,r p.\, rri l -ICK ki.t \ L e d.niced

IP]hce I 2'01 -rn mi:., -n Li, Mr Pndercon
s-..,nd L., Mdr- ':..:J inii 4-1 .ce lit dd
.:'l NA'i I thre ?".:,rd J denied riqie. o1 I
:.i_.ordir t:,.r ..I F .. ir%' ,-er t... e rant lI t-
S .e i o I:,f p,o'ner..e for pd',T,:.ll purp,:,e l':'I
Robert No'.ell f-Ir F..'dd reque.iei-ed iLhat the
nr.i.ull _: rel'le,: it hL r., f:,-I:-: M r lJ ,.,e l. '-l .
b-ine troliald d.ll- rent. ih in ,OLher einiplu,.
e- v.ith reLarr..i ,, ec.r -.I l c\'penence

Student Matters: Approved the follow~
ing students wh6 are Franklin ,County resi-
denit- ti. attend school in Gulf"1i:uni\ for the
2002-i 3 s.-r .,l ,..: .r -r.dj e' TrCo'mI- ci.'u-
rion Yate:. J'l,.-'e- Da'.'i- Lindsey, Page,
Christopher Westley Jones. Chase Millender.
Justin 'Mathes.- Kristine Mathes: Enui'h
Mamin Th.nim.s Webb. Ashley Webb'., Ethan
Tr'.,r FF, pa- k Joseph Parrish. Aaron' Ffied-
man, Nathan Daniel Jones. ''.
Approved DanaTeall. a Bay Couniity'res-
ident, to attend Wewahitchka High School for
the 2002,2.1,3 school year. ..
'Approved Monique Staveley. a Gulf
County resident, to attend Bay County
Schools for'the 2002-03 school year.
.Approved Erica Griffin, a Calhoun
County resident, to attend Wewahitchka
Middle School for the 2002-03 school year.
BID MATTERS: On mot...n bT lIr Redd
second by Mr. Quirinn and un.ninrr.ou viotei
the Board awarded bid for P.,rl it1 .I:c Hiih
School and Port St. Joe Middle School phone
systems to GT Com.
PROGRAM MATTERS: On motion by
Mrs. Pridgeoni, second by, Mrs. Wood. and
unanimous vote, the Board approved agree-
ment with Take Stock in Children. Inc. .
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: On
motion by Mrs. Pridgeon. second by Mr.
Quinn, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved a resolution regarding 2001-02
Categorical Flexibility Funding. '
ADJOURNMENT: On motion by Mr.
Quinn. second by Mrs. Wood, and unani-
mous vote. there being no further busgiess.
the meeting adjourned at 10:35 a.m.


Comm: Barnes motioned to schedule the first public
hearing on the proposed 2002-2003 budget for Sep-
tember 3. 2002 at 5:01 p.m., E.D.T. Comm. Peters
seconded the motion, and It passed unanimously.
Comm. Traylor then read a report that states
that only 4 counties In the State of Florida have a
lower ad valorem tax rate than Gulf County, and out
of the 13 small counties (population under 75,0001
only 2 have an ad valorem tax rate lower than Gulf
County. He also stated that Gulf County has no
sales tax.
There being no further business and upon
motion by Comm. Traylor, second by Comm. Fox.
and unanimous vote. the meeting did then adjourn
at 7:58 p:m., E.D.T.
CARMEN L. MCLEMORE. CHMN.
ATTEST: DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM. CLERK


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