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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 17, 2002
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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Segers: Circle of
Champions
Photos pg. SA
Harper Donates Stand
Photos & story pg. 1B
Social News B Section
Teachers/District Stalled


Wewa Comm.
Sports
Woodworker School
Trike-A-Thon
Goat Day
Obituaries
School News
Police Reports
Worship choices


Pg. 3A
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Pg. 9A
Pg. 6A
Pg. 6B
Pg. 6B


Art and


Wine Fest


Saturday


At M.B.
by Tim Croft
A glass of wine and a taste of
art and let the fireworks begin.
The fourth annual Mexico
Beach' Art and Wine Festival
begins 3 p.m. CDT on Saturday, a
combination of cultureand spirits
, that benefits the 'city's annual
Fourth of July fireworks show. u
The event, which has steadily
grown since its inception', will be
held again on the beach veranda
behind the Driftwood Inn, which
this year will also serve as spon-
sor as well as host .


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lUSPS 518-880


FHSAA Proposes Rural Plan



Hopes to Answer Concerns of 24 Small Rural Schools In FIAL
JL !*c' In 1.Se ol IhTIA--L..


by Tim Croft
A little solidarity and sudden-
ly people take notice.
Responding to the very real
possibility that nearly two dozen
small schools would bolt the state
football playoffs next year, the
hierarchy of the Florida High
School Activities Association has
come up with a draft plan to
address the concerns of small
rural schools.
Under the two-year pilot pro-
gram, rural Class- 1A schools in
SNorth Florida would be bracketed
into their own region, with that
region divided into four districts,
* a lineup similar to what is pro-
posed for the Florida Independent
Athletic League, which is to begir
competition with the 2003
season.
As with the proposed .FLAL
format, the district winners and
runners-up would pair off to"
determine a rural school champi-
on in the first three 'rounds of the-
postseason.
.The FHSAA would award a
championship trophy to the win-
ner, who would then advance to
the state Final Four.
So-called urban Class ,J1A
schools, which include North'
Florida Christian, FAMU High.
Jacksonville Trinity, Gainesville
P.K. Yonge, would be placed in a
separate region together.


Admission is $10 and allows, In the state semifinals, the
access to thd art' show, live enter- rural school champion would play
-tainment from:nationally recog- the urban school champion from
nized bl~ies \ocabsL,.Car.p]e,Kelly. ..north..Flo nda. -. .....
t drid an opportunity to participate The southern half of the state
in auction of art pieces. as well as would conduct its playoffs 'under
Goodies such as charter boat trips the current format.,
and weekend getaways to Mexico In tuin, if the proposal is
Beach. approved by the FHSAA, the FIAL
"It's going to be quite the- schools would agree to dissolve
thing," said Susan Thiel, a key their league
member of the event's organizing proposal,"said
committee. "It's a fairproposa, said
committee. Tony Anderson, Superintendent
i On the art side, artists from of Liberty County Schools and
around the Southeast, as well as commissioner of theFIAL
more. distant locales will have commissioner .
their work on display. "We get to do what we wanted
i; Works will be in six cate- to do onginallv. classify all the
gories: oil and acrylics, watercol- rural Class 1A schools together.
ors, pastels, sculpture/three- We are doing the same thing. but
dimensional,, pottery/craft and this is sanctioned b%' the FHSAA
-i .. .. .eia i Twhich lernds it some additional
photography/digital. w credibiltv. We kind of get'our
S "We allow each artist to put cake andget' to eat it, too."
pip five pieces and we provide the Representatives from 23 of
See Art & Wine Page 3A the 24 FA schools a tended23 a
(See Art & Wine on Page 3A) the 24 FIAL schools attended a


meeting Monday in Bristol where
the proposal was laid out by
FHSAA Commissioner Ron Hugh-
es.
"Since he brought the propos-
al forward he must think it's a
good solution," said Ralph Rish.
newly appointed to the FHSAA
board of directors. which is likely
to take up the proposal next
month.
"There is no doubt in my
mind that the Commissioner is
sympathetic to the concerns of
the small schools and there is no
doubt in my mind that he believes
there is more that needs to be
dofie."
A straw ballot conducted after
the presentation to the represen-
tatives of the rural schools m
Bristol came out 18-3 in favor of
the proposal.
"Some expressed concern is it
going to pass" when taken up by
the FHSAA board of directors next
month, Anderson said. "If it does-
n't, we will continue with what we
were doing."
The schools have until Friday
to submit to Anderson ballots
accepting or rejecting the propos-
al. If the balloting reflects the out-
come of the straw vote. Anderson
will forward a resolution to the
FHSAA.
"I thought it was a good start.


by that I mean it's a good interim
solution," Rish said. "It gives us a


couple of years .to work on the
concerns of these small schools."


(See FHSAA on Page 3A)


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Who is watching whom? That's what these pelicans off the Cape seemed to be asking themselves as
they watch a flock of birders during this past weekend's 2nd annual Bird and Wildflower Festival.


S ond BVisitors from AcrWildflowss ter Countrva


Brings ViSitors from Across the Country,


by Tim Croft
Marketing was constrained
and. the weather -wasn't wholly
cooperative, but the 2nd Annual
Birding and Wildflower Festival
took wing last weekend vith uni-
formly positive reviews.
The numbers were down a
bit, some 232 registered atten-'
dees .:compared to roughly 300
'last year, and it was too darned
hot for birding at times. '
Yet people 'still" traveled from
as far away. as New Jersey, Cali-
.fornia and Ohio to'take in at least
a portion of some 107 tours, lec-
tures and events.


"It went pretty good," 'said
Marie Romanelli of the St. Joe
Wildlife Sanctuary. "People
enjoyed it. We increased the num-
ber and variety of tours and
events.'We loolkat it as an educa-'
tional project first." .
This year's event started from
,behind, with funding for market-,
ing slashed by several sponsoring
organizations. .. .
"Our numbers were down
;*from last year and I'm not sur-
prised," Romanelli said. "Our
.funding for marketing was way
/ down. We literally had to elimi-
nate some marketing we did. Add
in the economy and that's a prob-
lem.
"Weather played a big part,.
'also. It was much too hot for bird-
ing.".. : .l
SThat is not to say, however,


found through binoculars and,
telescopes, and several events not
directly related to birding. such as
an archeology tour, star gazing,
and a tour of the Cape San BIas
Lighthouse were rousing success-
es.
In, fact, ithe tours of the light-
house and keepefs' quarters, as-
well as the nearby eagle's nest,
raised over $300 for the St.
Joseph Historical Society and
their efforts to restore the
grounds.
"I think the people had a good
time," Romnanelli ,taid. "i thought
it was a good event."
Bob Dermer would agree.
Dermer, who operates, birding
tours worldwide, came down from
Toronto, Canada to soak up the
Florida atmosphere.
"It went quite well," he, said.


brand new.
"I was very impressed' with
the variety of events and tours
they had."
And while there are some
challenges and growing pains
ahead, Dermer said the event has
long-term potential, particularly
under'Romanelli's stewardship.
The. key is building a track
record and 'establishing a reputa-
tion, he added.
"This area is a gold mine wait-
ing to be exploited," Dermer said.
"Fiist, it's between two flyways,
the Central and the Southern.
Second, the Florida bird popula-
tion is well localized. There are a
lot of .birds found in Florida that
are often found only in Florida.
"They are going.to be, success-
ful. They've got pretty good com-
munity support. There are some


4 that the festival did not find eleva- 'They are a terrific bunch of peo- rough edges, 'but Mane is very
tion.- pie. It wasn't the biggest festival
A wide variety of birds were in the country, but it's sort of (See Birding on Page 3A)


PSJ Gets Offer to Develop 2


* Acres of Marina Outparcels


Fire destroyed this house in White City late Monday evening, no one was injured.


White City Home Destroyed by Fire

This home on Gardenia Street in White City was fully engulfed by fire late Monday evening. No one
was injured in the fire, which occurred shortly before 11 p.m., Deputies from the Gulf County Sheriff's
SOffice arrived on the scene to that crews from the White City Volunteer Fire Department had the fire near-
ly extinguished. Crews from the Port St. Joe Fire Department assisted in dousing the last of the flames.
The owner of the home is John Faircloth of Wewahitchka, according to the GCSO report, though John
SLynn, his girlfriend, Stephanie Strickland and Strickland's 19-month-old infant were currently living in
the house. Nobody was apparently home at the time of the fire, which remains under investigation by the
State Fire Marshall.


SPort St. Joe city commission-
ers have been attempting to stir a
little interest in the outparcels. of
property surrounding Port St. Joe
Marina.
SRecent efforts to market the
property, valued at approximately
$2 million, have yielded no takers.
When the St. Joe Company leased
-the Port St. Joe Marina a few
years ago they also requested and
received the right of first refusal
should another party voice inter-
est in purchasing the outparcels
of property.
City commissioners would
like to see the property on tax
rolls and they want it developed
quickly for the same reason.
Rex Buzzett and Roy Smith
breathed new life into this effort
during Tuesday's board meeting
when they. offered to purchase
approximately two acres of the
property for $300,000. Their offer
noted an understanding of St. Joe
Company's right of refusal and
the city's timeline for development
of the property.
During discussions after the
board's meeting, Buzzett and
Smith said they would like to
build a multi-purpose office com-
plex on the property. The two
acres they want runs along


Baltzell Avenue from First Street
to what will one day be the right-
of-way for the continuation of
Second Street and extends 245'
deep.
During board discussions
City Attorney Russ Scholz advised
the board to table the offer until it
can be thoroughly reviewed.
The two acre proposal also
accounts for a relatively small
segment of one of the three out-
parcel areas initially advertised by
the board. The property initially
advertised was broken into three
separate parcels-one of which is
earmarked for hotel development,
another larger block of which the
property in Buzzett's and Smith's
proposal is a part, and six lots
adjacent to First Street along side
the marina complex.,
After discussion the board
voted to table action on the offer.
The board will likely include
action on this offer during a spe-
cial meeting Thursday, October
24, at 4:00.
During that special meeting
commissioners' will also review
paper work on the final negotia-
tions to contract out the city's
garbage collection services.
IN OTHER BUSINESS
*Passed ordinance 296 which


'deals with substandard struc-
tures and .junk abatement.
Commissioners also agreed to an
,ordinance establishing a new
schedule for capital improve-
ments and general development
requirements. Ordinances dealing
with signage regulation within the
city and redesighation of zoning
certain property from industrial
to commercial usage were also
read for the first time and will be
considered for adoption during
the board's next meeting.
*Clerk Pauline Pendarvis
advised the board that efforts to
tack on a 10% 'penalty to Stone
Container' Corporation were
unsuccessful.
The ruling was issued by
Circuit Jude Glenn L. Hess per-
taining to penalties sought after
Stone lost efforts to reduce tax-
able values on personal property
assessments at the old mill site.
S*Commissioner Benny
Roberts advised the board of
drainage problems in an area of
Ward Ridge and possibly the
drainage ditch near the city ware-
house. He suggested that storm
water drainage be addressed as a
major issue in future subdivision
requests.


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The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2002


EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
COLUMN
WRITTEN BY
WILLIE RAMSEY, EDITOR


We Need At-


Large Voting



On November the 5th one of the items Gulf County voters'
will have placed before them on the general election ballot is
a referendum concerning their wishes to return to at-large
voting (county-wide)
Voters have previously overwhelmingly given support to an
effort to return to at-large voting, but what makes- this ques-
tion a little different is the cost associated with a change. Gulf
is currently under a 1987 Federal Court consent decree to
vote by single member districts.
Gulf Commissioners have, with the exception of commis-
sioner- Nathan Peters, Jr, supported-in principal-an effort to
return to-at-large voting.
They also voted 4-1 for the following verbiage to appear on
the ballot: Should the Gulf County Commission expend
$750,000 to $1.4 million to challenge the present single mem-
ber district voting mandate and attempt to return to county-
wide at-large voting in Gulf County YES :_,_NO.
These, figures were given, to :the board by board attorney
,Tim McFarland, who stated that the numbers indicate a
worse case scenario should the issue have to be challenged all
the way to the Supreme Court. He' also told commissioners.
that federal attorneys advising the board did not expect such
costs to occur. /
Not having a test case to compare the cost or probability
of overturning a federal consent decree, it was anybody's
guess as to what might occur and how much it. might cost to
initiate a challenge.
It looks like we now have a test case to hang our hats ohn.
Washington County has been challenging a, federal con-
sent decree on single member districts for some time now and
has been successful in efforts to overturn it. The judge ruled
in favor of Washington County and has called for the voters of
Washington County to decide by popular vote whether they
want to remain under single member jurisdiction or return to
at-large voting. ,
After hearing this news I called Washington County Clerk
of the Oircuit Court Lihda Cook and asked her, "How much
did it cost?": :: --
After going back and reviewing her records. Clerk Cook
said, 830,000. ,
Now this may be a best case scenario. I don't know. What
- this case does tell us is, that if Washington County paid
$30,000 it is very unlikely that Gulf County's effort ,would
come anywhere close to $750,000 to $1.4 million.
I believe that all Gulf County citizens, regardless of where
they live in the county, should be equally represented by all
'members of the board of county commissioners. This, county
has seen more than enough of this single member district
mess. In fact I'm not sure the higher price tag wouldn't be
worth even' penny of its cost to challenge this issue.
.I understand Commissioner Peters' concerns over these.
issues, but Gulf voters have long since proven that race is not
the determining factor in who wins local elections.
When Gulf County voters go to the polls on Nov. 5th I hope
they are not scared away by this highly inflated price tag.
Even if the worst case scenario came into play, the expense
would be spread over several years and could be stopped at
any time. ',
.If we were, to receive a similar ruling to Washington
County, Gulf voters would have an opportunity to decide
-what's'best. forthem.


I read this thing in. the paper
the other day about how caffeine
lowers the risk of cancer and it got
my attention. I've never been sold
on the reliability of such reports
because I'm not sure what works


unker Down With Kes by Kesley Colbert



"Applying" My Lotion


in laboratory raLs also works in
humnars .. but if there is a glint of
truth in it I 'ou-ht to be in pretLm
good shap"- ... cause I have
downed some calleine in nmi
career!
I don t remember m\ first caf-
feine drink. BuL, certainly, itwas a
cola of some kind. And I guarantee
you, whether it was Royal Crown,
Pepsi, Double or Coca, I liked it!
P T Soft-drinks were kinda hard to'
come by in my yotth. Cows didn't
delivernit! You had to go all the way


LO town to et a bottle. And it cost
money. Let me tell ou. Ir my fam-
ill. if it got down to Calumet
Bakine Powvder or colas, the Indian
won out every ti rne!
Mother considered a 'cold
dnnk a ILXury item. She was a lit-
tie old fashIioned about such
things. And she allowed long and
often that the milk was much bet-
ter for you. I wonder what she's
a'thinking this morning after read-
ing the latest caffeine reducing
cancer report....


Course. I don t remember ever
heanng the word caffeine back in
1953. It was as nonexistent as
cholesterol or poly unsaturated.
We were pretty much unsophisu-
cated in the molecular breakdown
of everything that entered our
mouths. I reckon we operated-
under the premise that if you did-
n't know about it....it couldn't hurt
you! I know we were young :and
foolish, but, taste was .what -as
important to us.... -
And let me tell you, you could-
n't beat the taste of a cold Coca-
Cola on a steaming hot July after-
noon! It was.soooo goooood that we
wouldn't drink it alright down. We
wouldn't even tak the bottle open-
er and pop the cap off. That would,
be too tempting! We'd -get an ice
pick: and punch -a small hole
through the cap and sip ever so
slowly.... Listen, you do it right
and you. could make one of those
six and a half ounce bottles last all
afternoon! i
There were other benefits 'to
those colas. Me, David Mark and
Leori would share one after sup-
per-ahd we could stay up half the
night fighting.... .
As we grew older-we experi-
mented with Dr. Pepper, Squirt,
Orange Crush, Hires Root Beer
and Seven-Lip. Man, I couldn't find
one that I didn't jike! We, didn't:
know the caffeine amounts or the
sugar content' or the dye coloring'
ratio.... We were too intent pouring
our peanuts carefully down 'the
neck of that NuGrape to be both-
ered by dietary facts.
You can't imagine how a.good
cold drink could add to, our lives.
We'd choose up sides and play
baseball all morning in that field
down by the Pajama Factory. The
sweat would be caked on us. by
noon when we'd call time out and
hurry over to Kee's Grocery for a
quick "cooler off-er". The transfor-
mation would be amazing. -We'd
hurry back to the 'field and play
the rest of the afternoon without a
notice of' the piping hot.sun beat-
iig ,down: or, ,.the ;.dried-out ;diut
driftigVungupffom the .playing: sur-
face.... -
And, of course, the games
were always better that evening, as
we recounted them on the long
Swalk home as we passed around
-the lone Double Cola-we pooled
all the money-we had left to come
up with the five cents.... The win-
ners celebrated. And, if you ended
up this day on the other side of"the
ledger, the cold tingly taste some-
how helped assuage the defeat.
/ The summerr we graduated
from the eight grade we discovered
that soda fountain in the back of
Mr. Lindsey's Rexall Drug Store.
Let me tell you, there ain't been
nothing before or since that can
beat the taste of a couple of scoops
of vanilla ice cream drowning in' an
oversized glass of Coca-Cola! .
That was also the summer, we
hauled hay, dug stumps,, put -up
barbed wire, cleared, ditches and
picked cotton for Dwayne Melton.
We'd stop by Woodrow Kennon's
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 9)


It's G0 0 00 D to have my best friend back!

I WAS WITHOUT AN old ht-r leas. let out a yelpand made like shaving in the manner tc
friend for a week last week. I had a bee line in the other direction! which I had become accustomed
friend for a week last week. I had a snegongetha rod
tos .substitute with a second best he wasn't going to hang around -
which turned out to be a "barely ETA IN SDL such a her belly rubbed, WAS WITH GREAT rejoic-
adequate!- substitute; | even g b I "-t-at I received a phone call:
My electric shaver suffered a which has become a morning rit- ing that received a pone call
g I-I.w ual. few days: later, telling me my


glLtih. .
,. took it to Panama City with
me, on one of- my weekly visits to.
the. hospital, to get a treatment,
and left it to be fixed .
I was without my. shaver for
a full week and had :to use..the'
little throw-away razors Frenchie
uses to shave her legs. with.
I missed my electric shaver, I
have used the same razor :for
nearly, a decade, and I had
become accustomed to it. :
The first time I shaved with
the blade substitute, I butchered
my. face with four or five cuts.
I'm telling you, I was a mess!
I never cut. myself with my
electric shaver, but I made up for
it during the, week I had to shave
without it! '

I -DON'T SHAVE :BUT every


other day, because I don t go
somewhere every day. But. every
other day with an unaccustomed
throw-away Irazor, was more
than often.enough!
I was very careful when I
shaved my neck, for fear I would
cut- more blood vessels than I
would-be able to.stop bleeding.
The morning after I left my
. electric shaver at the repair'sta-
tion, I asked Frenohie where her
leg shaving razors were.
She replied, "It's been so
long since I shaved my legs, I
don't even know."
That should have set off the
proper alarms against using her
razor; but it didn't,


I should have known n
'would be a butcher job, "having
with her used razors, she could-
n't even find! But it was Sunday
*and I had to shave, even if it.
meant leaving numerous, cuts
and nicks.
So, I set to the task ;
.Sure enough, the nicks and -
cuts began, to appear as if by
magic. I was a rough looking:
customer after :that session with-
the blade which wasn't meant for
shaving!

-SMUDGIE, THE DOG, was
waiting for me to come out of the
bathroom and she tucked what
there is left of her tail between


As long as I have'beenr shav-
ing and the experience I have
had growing beards. it wouldn't
do for me not to shave regularly:
a condition I threatened to do
evei-y time. I ,had to shave -with
that blade!
To.make matters even worse,
l didfi't even haye any 'shaving
soap for that first shave. I had to
use 'face soap to lather my face
with and 'that ,made the blade
cut even rougher!
To make matters doubly
worse, they had a shaving cream
commercial' on TV that after-
noon.
Believe me, after I had
roughed it,, shaving that first
Sunday morning, I made some
arrangements for the remainder
of the week. But, it still wasn't


shaver, 'had been repaired and
was once again as good as new.
I But, I still had to .tough it
out .-until my return trip to
Panama City on Friday.
[The inconvenience of doing
business out of town.]
I- then began to make plans
to shave as few times as possi-
ble, for the remainder of the
week. I was beginning to feel
that my shaving tended to be
.like' scraping the bristles off a-
pig at hog killing time. The only
thing lacking was ducking me in
a barrel of scalding water!
Those of you who lived out in
the country when you were
growing up, know the ablutions
you went through at hog killing
time. You dunked said hog in a
barrel of scalding water to soften


the bristles then shaved them off
with a sharp knife.
That hog couldn't have felt
worse than my face. And to
think; I could hardly wait to
start -shaving, when I was a
youth
How soon Ve forget those
"pleasures!,

I HAVE MY SHAVER back
now. The first thing I didwas: to
shave a good, clean shave the
first day it was home. i
I splashed- my face with a
dash of pre-shaie and then had
at it! It was a soothing experi-
ence, getting a -smooth, comfort-
able shave, once again. h i
IFor .you fellow .who think
there's nothing smoother, or
more comfortable than a shave
with a good blade, I have to dif-
fer with you.
I hope I never again am with-
out the services,- of my ,trusty
electric shaver. If it becomes dis-
abled again, I think I'll just.buy'
me a new onel



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Susan Anderson (right with sunglasses) leads a tour down the St. Joe Wildlife Sanctuary's Medicine
Trail to learn about indigenous plants and their palliative qualities during this past weekend's festival.


FHSAA Proposes Plan From Pag

Still unclear is how the pilot proposal was roundly celeeated. "At. the end of the two-year,
program would affect Bakei and Fed up' with the lack of 'pilot program we want to look at
Vernon. Class IA schools in North redress from the FHSAA, 24 the feasibility of including other
Florida which had opted pot to schools decided to form their own sports. because we have the same
join the FIAL. football league. conducting their issues in those sports." Anderson
"I thought it was a positive Wplayoffs : ,.
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meting,"Anderson said.'There Anderson said at the end of sai.. .







. is ome apprehension it may not the two- 'ear pilot program pro- Anders-on cautioned that

pass There ma be some renous plants handed it is approved the FHSAA there are still questions to bes
ance from the urban schools. board of directors. would be look answered and issues to be
Still u nuclear i-, ho fthemp io in to expand the effort into other addressed. but that the proposed
ogram ld affect Bake .'and i sports. such as baseball. oftbal pilot program was a step in the
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tion of the FHSAA. I think they
understand the issue isn't so
Smucih public versus pnvate as
urban versus rural."
Another attractive' aspect of
ihe pilot program for FLAL mem-
bers is a revision of the All-Sports
: Award Program to provide sepa-
rate standings for public and pn-
vate schools in Class IA through
Class 4A.
Pnvate schools dominate the
All-Sports Awards in those classi-
fications.
S"We really like that aspect,".
Anderson said. .
The draft proposal carnme out
of-a meeting between FHSAA offi-
.als and officials ,.ith the newly
formed FAL in -Tallahassee on
Oct. 2. "
S' That. meeting came about
after Hughes and some on the
FHSAAs board expressed con-
cern about the effect of some two
dozen schools leaving the FHSAA
football playoffs.
That would gut'the Class 1A
playoffs and force a realignment
of classifications by the FHSAA
that could potentially affect
schools all the way up to the
largest classifications.
-' The FIAL was formed earlier
this year after the FHS.AAGeneral.
Assembly shot down the latest in
'a- series of,proposals to address
S .t concerns, of small. rural
schools .. .
That proposal would ,have,
.mandated that ,private schools
multiply enrollment by 1.5 in
deterrmning classification. The


Art & Wine--From Pge1A


backdrop and the setup." said J.
Patrick Howard. executive direc-
tor of the Mexico Beach Commu-
Snity Development Council.
"We ask them. though they
are not required, todonate a piece
.1 for the auction. .
Richard Puckett of the
Lemoyne Art Foundation in Talla-
hassee will judge the art works on
display.
First place in each category'
will earn the artist S250, second
place will be worth S 100.
'-The artists have two ways to
make money," Howard said. "They
can sell their work or they can
win a place in one of the cate-
gones.
Wade Clark Auctions will con--
duct an auction of donated pieces.
during breaks between Kelly's
.musical sets.
There .will also be aa silent
auction which provides attendees.
opportunity to bid on the charter,
tours. weekend getaways and the
like,' and a 50/50 drawing.
Now for the wine.
Purchasing a S5 commemora-
tive glass. exquisitely designed by
Tom Wood. will earn a fill-up with
wine.
Beer. sodas and \water will
also be on sale. as well as com-
memorative T-shirts and posters.
Kelly. who will be perforrrung


throughout the event,- will also
have hier latest CD o6 sale.
"The blues are her thing,"
Thiel said. "She's adding a whole
bunch of new material to her act
for this event, which she really-
believes in."
One-hundred percent of the
proceeds from sales of her CD are
earmarked for two charitable
causes: the Fourth of July fire-
works and a new defibrillator for
the Police Department."
V\isiors to the festival will
quickly notice an obvious depar-
ture from previous year, Howard
said. '
"There' have been a. lot of
strategic changes made for better
service due to the rapid growth of
the event." he said. which means
a wait staff and plenty of com-
Smemorative glasses.
The newest innovation.
though. wil be on the road. As
with this past year's Fourth of
.July and New Year s celebrations.
transportation is being offered.
SA 32-passenger bus will pro-
vide .free transportation. with
Scheduled stops at the following
parking areas: Beacon Hill Park.
city parking at the end of 3Sth
Street. Sunset Park next to the El
.Governor Motel and The Bank
SIthe old Citizen's Federal).
Additionally, attendees stand-
'ing along U.S. 98 can wave as the


by Tim Croft
S'The annual audit, final
approval on a subdivision and a
$50,000 Florida Department of,.
Transportation grant were' the
main items on the agenda during
Monday's meeting of the'
Wewahitchka City Commission.
Commissioners ,signed an
engagement ,letter to T. Michael
Tucker CPA. for the city s annual
audit.
They also authorized the
mayor to sign Local Aeency. Pro-
gram agreement with the, FDOT,
which \\ill allow the city to access
850.000 in grant money for side-
walks and beautification around
the new public library, from 'Sec-
ond St. and Hwy. 71 to Court Ave.
and around the rear of the library.
: additionally commissioners
Approved a 1,l.000 draw on the
grant money for the library.


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hardworkingand bright. If any-
body can do it, she can."
Romanelli said she and oth-'
ers are already hard at %work on
next year's event.
The number of vendors and
volunteers is being expanded and
a tour of the Constitution Con-
vention Museum and other events
in the complex are planned.
Folks over in Carrabelle are
interested in bringing an event or
two over there and the interest
from Panama City is also increas-
ing.
And as a report from an ana-
lyst from Florida State University
demonstrated, making the birding
festival a money-maker for the
shoulder fall tounst' season is no
feather- in-the-sky-propositiion,.

bus approaches and hitch a ride
to the Dnftwood.
And the payoff for the event
\\ill be seen next July Fourth.
when the sky is alit with the col-
ors of the rainbow.
.E\en' thing that is netted
from this festival goes toward the
fireworks." Howard said. adding
that-the' net proceeds from .rri
year's event were around S'2,0; ..

















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'"We are targeting Thanksgiv-
ing for the opening of the library,
but rain days have pushed that
back a bit," said city manager
SDon Minchew.
The Commission gave final
approval to Judge David Taunton
for his proposed 27-unit subdivi-
sion at Pridgeon St. and Fourth
St. .
Under the final agreement.
the city will run water and sewer
* lines a few hundred feel to the
subdivision, with .. Taunton
assuming rhe responsibility of
installation of (water and sewer
lines. and the parinr of tap fees,
for the subdivision
Once the enclave is 70 per-
cent complete, Taunton also
agreed to pave the. roads in the
Ssubdilision. :
Taunton also agreed to pro-
vide the'city aone-year w.'arranrty
on -all -work done in the stubdti-,
sion .
The commission had given
prelirrunary plat approval for the
subdivision at its last meeting.
tL's.a prettY eood agreement
for-the city," Milchew said.
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Karen Whaley.
Finally, Minchew notified
commissioner* that it was time to
appoint or re-appoint the five
members, of the Planning Board.
' Typicallv, each commissioner
appoints one member to the
board and Nlinchew said he would
inquire with current members as
to whether or not they wished to
continue to serve.
'Normally it's no big contro-
vers." Minchew said. "It hasn't
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Left to right: Paula Pickett of the Tourist Development Council, the Rev.. Howard Browning, Jason
Keene, women's basketball coach at Chipola Junior College, John Douglas, men's basketball coach at Gulf
Coast Community College, Dr. David Langston and Rachel Crews, a parent and teacher, hold a roundtable
discussion on the economic development and other positive aspects of the Norris D. Langston Youth
Foundation JUCO Classic basketball tournament, the second edition of which will be held Thanksgivimng
'weekend.

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.. by Tim Croft
In a first for Gulf County, for
that matter the state, a presti-
gious advanced wood flooring
school will come to Port St. Joe-
next month. : ,
The National Wood Floor.
Guild will hold week-long classes
in layout procedures, wood and
moisture. ,
"It's a great school," said Jim
Garth, owner with wife Brenda of'
Decorative Flooring, which is
sponsoring the school here.
"They've never been this far
'South. It almost brought 'tears to
imy eyes' that they are coming
here.""
The school will be Nov. 18-22
and will include a host of classes,
held in job site'conditionis.
"It's a vern hands-on school ";

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-bnnglng with it the promise of.'.
headaches, high fever, aching..
W. muscles and lingering fatigue. If
you want to stay healthy through
the winter month., health officials.
advise you to get a flu shot. This
year. \with the flu vaccine readily
available, it should be easier than
ever to protect yourself against
inlluenza.
The lu shot cannot protect
S you from otherr iruses that can
cause illrlesses that feel like the
: flu. and it is nut always 1000.:.
effective. but the CDC emphasizes
that if you do get the flu. you 11 feel
far less sick than if you hadn't
.had the vaccine.
SThe Gulf, County Health
Department urges you to protect
yourself from the flu. Medicare
assignment for flu, shots will be
accepted. The cost for all others is
S12.00. Contact vour local Health"
Department or your physician for'
an appointment.

Retiree Appreciation
Days Activities
Discounts, giveaway\s and
AAFES 'sales, are scheduled at
Tyndall Air Force Base for military
retirees in recognition of' Retiree
Appreciation 'Days Oct. 18Z19.
:For a complete list of details,
contact the -Retirie'eActivities
Office at 283-2737. ,


Indian'Pass Raw Bar this place has
captured the market on."unique dining".
The Indian Pass Raw Bar serves up the
area's, best oysters, steamed shrimp, crab
legs and variety of similar delectables.
The semi-self service restaurant offers
great atmosphere and charm (Not to
mention Great Food). This is a must while
vacationing in Paradise.
Check us out at www.indianpassrawbar.com
8391 C-30A,
South of Port St. Joe
850-227-1670
New Hours:
Tuesday -'Thursday: 12:00-8:00
'Friday Saturday: 12:00-9:00
Closed Sunday & Monday


Garth said. "It's a great opportu-
nity that we have here.".
Instructors will teach instal-
lation procedures; for most every
type of flooring, ncludino bor-
ders, medallions, wood bending,;
custom designs and other proce-
dures. .
Those instructors are nation-
ally recognized 'and will travel
from throufh'jult the couLrltry,
from Seattle to 1Mssachusetts. to
teachthe classes.
They include H6ward Brick-
man, who Garth said is the most
knowledgeable and highest cre--
dentialed instructor concerning
issues of wood and moisture.
,"And what problems do we
have here?" Garth asked rhetori-
cally .'It's exciting. .
"The school ha's' really been
received well where, er it' been


held. They will teach all their little
secrets and tricks and what have
you."
The c chol's goal is simple: t6
improve the skill level of other
installers.
"I'm putting my money where
my mouth is, I'm sponsoring it,
and we'll see who wants' to
improve their skills," Garth said.
The school. which i Garth
emphasized is not for beginners
and requires some wood working
knowledge to qualify, 'costs $450,
which includes food and snacks.
The school is limited -
instructors seek.a 1:4 ratio and
interested individuals are encour-
aged to register as soon as possi-
ble.
For more information contact
- Garth at Decorative Flooring at
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S' by Tim Croft
ha For five years Lavania Segers
ilhas bathed, fed and guided a 23-
Syear-old disabled woman, her
reward the love and honor of nur-
turing a wounded body.
Recently Segers has been
recognized in ways her charge
could never imagine or accom-
plish.
Segers was named to the
state Circle of Champions last
week by the Florida Association of
: Rehabilitation Facilities.
S; The estate award honors
Segers and the company for.
/,Which she works, Sunrise Com-
munity Services, for 2002.
"I was just there every day
and;done my job," said.the St. Joe
Beach resident. "I never won any-
; thing like that in my life. I'm
proud of it.
"I've been with that girl for.
S five years, and Ijust love that little.
-girl. I told her she can depend on
-me." .
To say leing a caregiver is'
, something of a change of pace for
* the 59-year-old Segers would be a
rVast understatement. :
S Segers has spent most of the
past couple of decades working as
a maid on the beach.
I just decided to give it (being
a caregiver) a tu-." Segers said.
She applied at Sunnse Com-
-munity Senrices. a private non-
proIfit company which operates
various facilities in' eight.: states,
-most prominently in Flonda.
The company, which operates
"the Bayshore Cluster and Innova-
tions in Panama City. provides
S .assistance and support to
enhance independence for devel-
opmentally disabled individuals.
said Marcia Spurlock. community
sen-ices director in Panama City.
Segers, it turned out. proved


to oe as natural a caregiver as
Barry Bonds is a baseball player.
"She has a very natural tal-
ent. a teaching ability that fits in
well with Sunrise and the people
she works with," said Kathleen
S.- Grammiski. director of Sunnse
operations in Panama City.
".. She teaches. the people that
she works with so they become
more independent instead of more
dependent."
Which, Grarnnmiski said. fits
perfectlyy with Sunase's. rrussion
, .Ito meet even' person at.-their.,-'


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level of need."
For the past five years, Segers
has worked with a woman, Angela
Dykes, who is blind and deaf,
among other maladies.
She can not walk unaided
and requires assistance to dress,
bathe, use the restroom, get to
school and most other tasks most
of us take so much for granted.
"It's a lot of work but she
(Angela's mother Jill Dykes) didn't
trust anybody else with her,"
, Segers said. "It's a challenge but
it's worth it to see that little girl
with somebody who 'won't hurt
her."
Spurlock said, "Seven days a.
week, 30-35 hours a week, she
has been there and the family she
works for can't say enough about
her. They love her and don't know
'what they'd do without her "
As time has gone by, Segers
* has picked up enough sign lan.
guage. and other communication
skills -to find common ground with"
her charge. .
* "She feels vibes." Segers said.
"She feels the love that people
show her." ..

Beach Chapter

Sets AARP Meeting
The regular monthly meeting
for Mexico Beach AARP Chapter
will be Frinday. October 18 at the
Civic Center at 1:00 p.m. CT. This
meeting will be the annual forum
for political candidates who are
running for office vacancies on
the city council in the November
election. Two candidates who are
seeking office as Bay County
Commissioners; Robert Wnght (R)
and George Gainer (D). have been
invited to participate in the
program.
The chapter Vice President.
Erma Koziol. will be acting
president at this meeting. The
chapter Legislative Committee
Chairperson, LeRoy Duncan, will
moderate the candidates' forum.
Questions for the forum will
be accepted from the citizens who
attend. If anyone would like to
submit one or more questions.
pnnt one question (no personal
questions will be. accepted) per 3"
x 5' card and give it to Erma
Koziol or LeRoy Duncan at the
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family. though Dykes has neyer
seen or heard Segers.
"She's nice and shie',s s\\eet."
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pray continuously for this min-
istry.
This is for kids as. well *as
adults, clubs, or businesses. Kids
can commit one dollar a week for'
4 years and 42 weeks toadopt a
room, so even our little Christians.
can start building their treasures
in Heaven.-
To see what you're adopting
and receive, a blessing, visit the
Covenant House. It's located 7
miles north of Wewahitchka on
the Chipola River. Turn right on
Chipola Park Road and at the end
you will be in the front yard.
Mailing address: Covenant
House, 11636 S.E. Chipola Park
Rd; Kinard, FL 32449. Phone 850-,
639-3214 or contact' Bill
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schoolers in the program, on
Friday, October 25.
This unique event, now in its
seventeenth year, was developed
by St. Jude Children's Research
Hospital with the help of early
childhood development special-
ists.
The Bring-A-Bike Day Trike-
A-Thon raises funds to continue
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research, patient care, and
education into childhood cancers
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pre-schoolers to using riding toys
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Wewahitchka
Women's Club
S The Wewahitchka Women's
Club met October 9 at the Gulf
Coast Electric conference room
with eighteen members and one
guest present.
Maureen Mitchell, President,
conducted "the business meeting.
Ferald Greer gave the devotional
.entitled, iWhere's the Piccolo?"
Betty Hollowan,, Chairman of
the Department of Education. had
as her guest speaker Terry
Stryker, Band .Director at WHS,
who gave 'a very informative talk
on the importance of music and '
art in education.
Plans were finalized for ,the,
Fall Bazaar to be held November
13.
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Mary Pridgeon, Ruth Hall and
Carolyn Drury.


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killers. Yet, as dreadful as
childhood cancers are,I accidents
kill far more children every year..

Republicans Plan
Monthly Meeting
The Gulf County 'Republican
Party will hold its monthly meet-
ing on Monday, October 21st.
Dockside Cafe will be the site
for ,the 7 p.m. meeting. All
Republicans are urged to attend
to prepare for the November elec-
* tions.


But, unlike cancer, whose cause
and prevention is as yet
unknown, most accidents can be
prevented through safety
education starting at nearly age.
Accidents involving children on
bicycles, tricycles, and other
popular riding toys are a major
cause of death, and injury of
young children.
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cause of these accidents, it is the
,intent of St. Jude's that the Bring-
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age three.
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Thursday, October 24, at 10:00
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Health Department, .2475
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Attorney, and wish Mel, his wife Helen and his secretary Melanie Smith the'best as they open their
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here previously for a few years) from Atlanta, Mel is no stranger to Port St. Joe. While growing up
he frequently visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil G. Costin, Sr. and his aunts, uncles and
'cousins. Since returning to Port St. Joe, both have joined civic organizations. and attend First
Baptist Church. They are committed to making a contribution to their community. The office, orig-
inally a home built by Red Gunn, has been meticulously restored and Mel's cousin. Bobby Costin did
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THE STAR, PORT S''. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2002


Teachers/District at Impasse Over Salaries and Benefits


by Tim Croft
The ongoing negotiations
between the School Board and
district personnel could be exam-
ined through two different prisms
offering contrasting views.
The negotiations with non-
instructional personnel includ-
ing bus drivers, paraprofession-
als, maintenance staff, etc. are
making steady and generally ami-
cable headway, though they have
yet to dive too deeply into the crit-
ical issue of salaries.
The language for the first-ever
contract between the district and
support personnel is being
methodically chiseled out. section
by section, page by page. With
both sides giving a little and get-
ting a little in return, taking a lit-
tle.
However. the teachers and
the district are once again
embroiled in a testy debate over
salaries and benefits, the dispute
again headed for a hearing before
a special master or mediator as
neither side shows any indication
of retrenching dug-jn heels.


The 'two sides of this record
continued to play out last
Wednesday between the Gulf
County Education Association
and district representatives and
will spin again Wednesday at the
School Board offices.
All but salaries and benefits
have taken a back seat in the
talks involving the teachers, the
various sections of the contract
open for rehashing having been
relegated to the background while
the sides tussle over money.
The School Board's argument
is poverty, or at least a school dis-
trict's equivalent.
Tax issues, loan repayments.
increased costs for such items as
terminal leave and insurance and
a slide in enrollment and the
unrestnected fund balance over
several years have. district offi-
cials contend, sapped resources.
The School Board's offer of a
2 percent raise above the incre-
mental increase already paid. and
which averages about 1.8 percent
across the salary scale, plus an
additional S25 per month toward


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health insurance is a bottom line
offer.
The district is already at.its
maximum millage rate. according
lto the Florida Department of Edu-
cation. and there is no more
money available for raises this
year. ;
'That is where we are at and
that is where we are going to be
regardless (of what. direction we
go)," said Jerry Copeland. consul-
tant to the district on. personnel
matters. ,
"(The Board) wished there,
were more for everybody. And ;
going through another- process
(such as mediation or a special
master) isn't going to change the
amount of money that's there.
The teachers opened discus-
sion on salaries with a proposal
for a 4 percent salan- increase
above the step and an increase in
insurance premiums sufficient to
join the state employees' health
plan. somewhere around 850-S75
more per month.
Teachers received only a step


increase, for which some one-
third' of teachers are ineligible due
to where they are on the salary-
scale, last year.
Copeland urged the teachers
to take the School Board's offer on
the table with the hope that more.
money would be available next
year. adding that to continue the
debate .before a. third party
seemed, to him; "futile." '
However, Judy Campbell.
president of GCEA, replied that
Copeland was singing a familiar '
refrain which teachers had heard
before, albeit out ol different
SmouIths.
They teachers are savinge)
no. we are not taking less than 4
percent above the step increase."
she said. '\We will reject any
contract that is below (that)."
About the only thing both
sides can agree on in the financial
area is that a one percent salary
increase across the board for all
130-140 teachers. exclusive oof
Insurance contributions, would
cost about S54.000.


"We arc at 4 percent arid we
arc not moving off 4 percent so .we
are at impasse."
One teacher at the able *'
some 70-75 percent have signed a
p tLition stating they will take no
less than a 4 .percent salary
increase above the step put it in
more emotional terms.
"Every school in this di Ltri,-t
is at least a 'B' school," said Port'
St. Joe Middle School teacher
Paula Oakes. "Teachers are really
.,putting in their time. Don't you.'
think Lthe', dr-er.e thj- "
The School Board has yet to
make a coriler 'to G'EA'- origi-'
nal salary offer pertaining to sup-'
'port personnel
That openinr, offer was for a 4 '
percent salary raioe across the,
board. with six categories of
employees, for reariple parapro-
lessioinals and bus dri. er- r' '..,'. -
ine a 10 percent rise .
The union's insur:ince offer is
similar to that on tlh: table
regarding teachers. ,


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Union r,-pr' i nrtai t arrived
at last week's meeting armed with
a financial analysis of the dis-
trict's budget which they say
shows their, is additional money
for pay raises.
Breaking down some function
areas of the school budget, the
union, reps said, they found some
$117,782, which tlh: contended
could be r m;sily hoved toward
salaries without affecting opera-
tions. ,
The) noted that according to'
their analysis total inrrucrtiorial
cost. are down from last year,
hdile administrative costs are
-spikin upwards.
' And, finally, even if' .they
acceplt'd all th11 School Boards-
ligures. the budget still re eals.
that funds have not been maxi-
mized.
"You can understand why it'3
hard for us to accept the district's
numbers and in turn accept the
district's offer.' said Tom
Wazlavek. executive director of
GCEA.











An Idea That's


Registering: Take


Your Kids To Vote


Whether they are toddlers or
teens, electing to bring your kids
to the polling place and into the
voting booth with. you is always a
good idea-democracy makes a
great first impression.
This is the .message of the
'Take Your Kids to Vote" cam-
paign, an effort of the Council for
Excellence in Government, the
Partnership for Trust' in
S Government. They are joined by
dozens of nonprofit, corporate,
labor and nongovernmental part-
ners aimed to make voting a fam-
ily tradition and to turn around
the declining voter turnout of
recent years. The goal is to get
kids familiar and comfortable with
voting and fostering an important
civic habit for a lifetime.
A recent study showed that
parents have an amazing 'influ-
ence on their children's, future
voting habits. Twice as many'
S young adults who grew up with
political discussion in their homes.
believe voting is important, com-.
pared to those who did nriot.
Seventy-five percent of young
adults who grew up with political
discussion at home are registered


Kesley
'Continued from Page 2A
Store on the way home and pour
down one of those sixty-: ou r ounce
'belly. washers' d in nothing flat! You
think we were,pondering the caf-
feine content cjr the calorie count
or the sugar to corn starch .ratio!
By high school we had found
another use for soft drinks. If you
bought one for you and one for
Mary Hadley Hayden; she'd sit
with you at a corfier booth while
you both blissfully sipped away!
You'd discuss the weather, of
course... and "go on and on" about
Bobby and Nola getting pinned
and Jackie Burns buying that
Cron .Victoria and the way. Mr.
Be m- parts his hair and the .fight
between Bobby Gwaritney' and
Brenda Jean McWherter's. father
and the new Kirk Douglas movie,,
Lonelu Are The Brave,, and the big
fire that took out half or the Shiloh
Bapusj.(T',urch smnctuar' .
" '* I '.ou talk about the; 'adsethat
refreshes!' '
And, now, a hundred \ears
later. I find out I was helping my
health. I was feeling so proud of
S my good eating habits (and had
just poured myself a quart sized
glass of ice tea) when my \wle
pointed out that the caffeine was-
n t taken internally by the experi-
mental rats--t -was poured on
their skin as a deterrent to skin
cancer. -
5S.Say What?. .
... u must be kidding!
: I '.ve heard of'fnilk baths 'and
mud packs, but a caffeine wash
down? The worst'thing in the
World that could happen on a hot
Saturday afternoon walk home
from the Pajama Factorv field
would be to spill some of that pre-
cious Double Cola on our arm! You
tote hay and clean fence rows all
day and you're more concerned
about your steaming hot innards
'than your sunbaked outards! I
was trying to impress Mary Hadley
in that corner booth. not gross-her
outby dashing a coke float over
my face!
I tell you what. Lhose laborato-'
ry guys can put their protective
caffeine on anyway, they like! As:
for me, I'm drinking mine! I'll
sweat it out to where it can do
some'good!
Yours For Good Health, .
Kes


to vote. And young people whose
parents regularly voted are twice
as likely to vote as their peers.
Less than half of college-age stu-
dents are registered to vote: 1 in 5
actually do vote in off-year elec-
tions.
The "Take Your Kids to Vote"
campaign has several tips to help
parents start a conversation with
their kids and make the connec-
tion between their communities
and their elected officials:
Take your kids with you
when you register to vote. .
Pick an issue that.is impor-
tant to your family (the environ-
ment or'education, for example)
.and follow it through the camr
paign. Ask your kids where the
candidates stand on this issue.
Do they agree?'
Take a walk around your
neighborhood and see how many.
campaign signs and bumper
stickers they can spot. Who do
they belong to? What messages do
they convey?
Encourage kids to talk to*
other adults' (grandparents and
other family members) and find
out about the first time they
voted.
If kids have a specific ques-
tion for a candidate, help them to:
write a'letter or send an e-mail.,
Watch the news and political
debates together as a family and
talk about it afterwards.
S* Make Election Day a special
family day. Bring your children to
the polls with you. Explain what
you are doing and why it is impor-


The upcoming season of the
Panama City Music Association is
bursting at the seams with all
types of wonderful musiq from
opera to Broadway, symphonic to
spiritual arid gospel to jazz!
On Thursday, October 24, the
PCMA presents Three Mo' Tenors.,
who will open the, season with a
flourish from "La donna e mobile"
to "Let The Good Times Roll" and
everything in between. Three Mo'
Tenors is not a parody of the
original 'Three Tenors". They are
an- entity unto themselves. These
three tenors, Victor.Trent Cook.
Roderick Dixon and Thomas
Young will take you on a journey
through. four hundred years of
music and across seven musical.
genres in one evening.' The
evening is not just a concert, it is
an event-a gift for your ears,
heart and soul. .
All performances -are held at
the Marina Civic Center at 7:30
p.m. Season memberships


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Stone Crab Season Began Oct. 15


Florida, .the land ,of sun,
beaches, alligators and flamingos
is also famous for stone crab
claws-'a delectable and "ohi so
sweet"' tasting meat. The majonrty'
of Florida stone crab claws are
commercially harvested off the
southern .tip of Florida's
peninsula. from Sarasota, to Ft.
Lauderdale. Stone crab season
opens October 15 and runs
through May 15 each %year.
The beauty of this, prized -
shellfish with its sweet'buttery,
taste is that all you have to do is
bring it home, crack the shell and
serve with melted butter-or if
you insist, another' type sauce.
You can heat the meat,, prior, to ,
serving, but it is not necessary.
It's hard to resist something that
tastes this good and requires 'so
little preparation.
W\\hen crabs are; harvested,'
only the claws, where most of the
meat is located, are removed and
the crab is returned to the water
where the claws regenerate within
twelve months. Commercial
fishermen cook the claws as soon
as they are harvested; hence they .
are always marketed "cooked".
The only thing you need to do
prior to searing is to crack the
shell. You can easily, accomplish
this.by putting the claws inside a
heavy plastic bag and using a
mallet or hammer to crack. Or
you canr hold them in your hand.
and crack 'by hitting with the
backside of a spoon. Any way you
decide to crack the shell, you will
always have a smile on your face
when you. eat stone crab claws.,
: When in season. stone crabs,
can be bought at your local fish
market, supermarket and from
many ,suppliers and fishermen
that sell online. Any m',any
restaurants feature this prized
crab during this time of the year.


For a brochure of Florida
stone crab recipes send a self-
addressed envelope to the Bureau
of Seafood and Aquaculture, 2051
East Dirac Drive, Tallahas-ee. FLY
,32310-3760 or go online, to
www.fl-seafood.com.
Marinated Stone Crab Claws
1 pound Florida Stone Crab C laws
1 qup tarragon vinegar
2/3 cup vegetable oil
.2/3 cup sugar
2. teaspoons salt '
2 cloves garlic, minced'
Salad greens .
'Crack claws and remove outer
shell leaving meat attached to one


side of the claw. Combine vinegar.
oil, 'sugar, salt and garlic; mix
until sugar and salt are dissolved.
Pour, over crab claws: cover.:
Marinate in refrigerator at least 2
hours. Drain. Serve on.a bed of
salad greens as an appetizer.
Yeild: 4 servings.
Stone Crab Claws Miami
S2 1 /2 pounds Flonda Stone Crab'
Claws -
1/4. cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt .
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1 .'4 cup extra dry vermouth
2 tablespoons lime juice

(See Stone Crab on page 12)


MEL C. MAGIDSON JR, P.A.

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ANNOUNCES TIlE OPENING
So HIS .OFFICE


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Mailing dress: P..: ox 304
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include admission to all five
shows. (No individual tickets are
sold at any time.) Memberships
are available now and can be
purchased for as little as $60 for
adults and $25 for full time
students age twenty-two and
under. These memberships are for
open seating toward the back of
the auditorium and the complete
balcony.
Patron memberships are,
available for $125 for a seat in the
reserved section and benefactor
memberships are for two reserved
seats. Silverbenefactors are. $350
and gold benefactors are $500.
Patrons 'and, benefactors enj"r.',
reserved parkirig areas and
.refreshments at a reception
during intermission.
For information call 850-236-
1260 or visit the website at
I www.paniamaciimt\msica's.oc.org.
Checks ma\ be mailed to Panama
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Seminoles Score Three Second

Half Touchdowns To Defeat Sharks,


The Port St. Joe Sharks
looked as if they were en route-to
pick up their first victory (Aot by
forfeit) of the season Friday night,
taking a 14-7 lead by halftime
with Randall Johnson .rushing for
101 yards on seven carries and
Raye Bailey picking tp 63 yards
on .six carries. However, the
Florida High Seminoles shut
down' the Sharks' ground game,
and scored three touchdowns in
the second half for a 28-14 win.
"We've got to, play a' whole
game," said head coach John
Palmer. 'We played ivell the first
half, but didn't in the second."
Port St. Joe (1-5) took an
early 7-0 lead on their- first
possession of the game, driving
69 yards in eight plays. Raye
Bailey moved the .Sharks to the
six yard line with a 34 yard
quarterback keeper, then capped


off the drive with a six yard.'
touchdown run with 6:34
remaining in the first quarter.
During the drive, Randall
Johnson had three runs for 17
yards, and Brad Ray had an eight
yard run.
After a Seminole punt, the
Sharks moved the ball from their
own 27 yard line to the Florida.
High 32, before fumbling the ball
over to the Seminoles.
The Serninoles mishandled a
snap' on their first play from
scrimmage, and Josh Dailey
recovered the ball for the Sharks
.on the Florida High 38 yard line.
However, two plays later, Port St.
Joe fumbled the ball back over to
the Seminoles.
; After a Port St. Joe punt.
Flonda High tied the game at 7-7
with a 71 yard pass play from
quarterback Trey Revell to Jason


Hicks on its first play froifi
scrimmage with just over two
minutes remaining in the. first
half.
The Sharks answered on their
ensuing possession, driving 65
yards ini five plays. On third down
and eight. Johnson kept the drive
alive with a 10 yard run on a
quick pitch to the left side. Two
plays later, Johnson took a pitch
to the right side, and raced 49'
yards for a .touchdown. Gaddis
added his second extra point of
the night to give the Sharks a 14-
7 lead with :42.3 seconds left in
the half.
Florida High opened the
second half with an onside kick
that they recovered on the
Sharks 45 yard line. The,
Seminoles then mounted a 10
play 45'yard drive to pull within
one point. Melvin Ford capped off
/ t ,


the drive with a two yard.
touchdown run with 6:39 left in I,
the third quarter.--Raye Bailey '
blocked Wes Weed's -point after
touchdown attempt, leaving 'the
Sharks with, a 14-13 lead.'
Two possessions later, Florida
High was backed up on their own
five yard line, facing a second
down and 28 yards to go. Lionel
Singleton took a delayed hand-off
on a draw play, and: raced 95
yards untouched for a'
touclhdown. The Seminoles took a
21-14 lead with 9:36 remaining in
the game, when Pat Powell added
the two-point conversion on' a
tightend reverse.
The Seminoles extended their
'lead. to 28-14 on their, last
possession of the game. driving
52 yards in four plays. Revell
completed a pass to Powell for a
40 yard gain. on their first play
from scrimmage. Three plays
later, Powell capped off the drive
with a two yard touchdown run
on a tightend reverse with'1:53
left in the game.
Randall Johnson rushed for-
93 yards on 12 carries to lead the
Sharks' ground game. Raye Bailey
had 72 yards rushing on 15
carries; while Vic Hamilton picked
up 24 yards on eight carries.
Quarterback Raye Bailey
completed one of, his five pass
attempts for 10 yards. Ash Parker
had the lone reception..
Jake Owens led the Sharks'
defense with 12 solos and two
assists (14 total tackles), batted
two passes, and caused a fumble.
Brandon Thomas followed with
eight solos and three assists (11).
The Sharks will host
Carrabelle on Friday night at 7:30.
in a District 2-A game.
Score by Quarters
Sharks 7 7 O 0 14
Noles 0 7 6 15 28
STATISTICS
PSJ FSU
First Downs 10 11
Rushes/Yards 39/196 37/200
Passing Yards' 10 188:
Total Yards' 206 388
Passes ,' 1/5/0 8/19/0
Penalties/Yards 6/45'" .:' 7/5
Fumibles/Lost 3/2. 3/1
Punts/Avg. 5/44 4/37


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Randall Johnson (10) scampers around the corner as Brad Ray (6)
and Brian Bizek (78) clear the way.


Raye Bailey (4) picks his way through the Seminole defense for a
34 yard gain.

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Gators Put Up Defensive Effort


In Second
'The Walton County Braves.
took advantage of two Wewahitch-
ka turnovers to take an early 14-
0 lead en route to a 28-6 victory
over the home town Gators.
Walton scored all 28, of their
points in the.first half.
The. Gators .mounted their
only scoring drive of the evening
late in the' second quarter after
the Gator defense held Walton
County for four consecutive plays
'inside their own 15 yard line.
The Gators took over offens-
ively at the 13 yard line midway
through the quarter. Chris Gainer


Half of 28-
took the ball, and raced 55 yards
to the Braves' 33 yard' line.
Quarterback Hunter Nunnery
connected with John Curtis Gates
for another first down 'at the 23
yard line.. Then Ryan Baker;
Gainer and Greg, Adkison had
consecutive rtins-of four, 10 and
seven yards to set up a 6too yard
touchdown run by Baker with
3:20 remaining -in the first half.
Unfortunately, for the Gators,
the two early turnovers deep in
their own territory already had
the Gator offense behind the eight
ball; and trying, to play catch up.


S6 Defeat
Walton County extended its
Read to 28-6 with just :44 seconds
remaining in the half, when their
quarterback connected for a 37
yard touchdown strike to cap off a
six play drive.
As much as the first half was
an offensive show, the second half
of play turned .into a defensive
stand for both teams. Neither the,
Gators or the Braves managed to
add any points to their totals as
both teams' defenses managed to
protect their respective goal lines.
Chris Gainer led the Gators
ground game, rushing for 96
yards on seven carries. Ryan
Baker picked up 34 yards on 11
carries arid scored ,,one touch-
down.
Quarterback Hunter Nunnery
completed six of his 15 pass
attempts for 64 yards and threw
one interception. Ryan Baker
hauled in two passes for 17 yards;
Josh Pitts caught one pass for 17
yards; Steve' Peak had one
reception for 1,1 yards; Chris
Gainer had one catch .for '10
yards; and John Curtis Gates
caught one bMal for nine yards.
Ryan Baker led the Gator
defense with six solos, nine
assists .(15'total tackles) and had
one quarterback hurry. Johnny
Jones had five solos and eight
assists (13); Alien Easter had six
solos, five assists (11), .had one
quarterback hurry, recovered one
fumble and had one interception;
Sean Kerrigan had one solo, seven
assists (8) and had one tacklefor
a loss; Steve 'Peak had four solos
and three "assists' (7);. while
freshman Brad, Sanders added
two solos, three assists (5)'and
had one tackle for a-loss.
Johnny Jones averaged 21
yards a return on four kick-off
S returns. ., ,,
SThe Gators (2-4) will ,.host
Liberty County' Friday night at
7:00 CT in a Distnrct 2-A game.


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The Gator defensive unit bow
ond half of play.
Score by Quarters
Braves 14 14 0' 0 28
Gators 0 6 0 0 6
STATISTICS
WHS .
First Do[wns. 10 ''
Rushes/Yard- .31/137 :
Passing Yard- 64
'Total Yards 201
Pases 6/15/1 .
Penalties/Yards 3/25
Fumbles/Lost 4/3,
,-Punts/Avg. 1/32





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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2002


Basketball Scrimmage

Saturday, October 19


JaguarsWin Battle


of the Undefeated


On Saturday, October. 12. the
undefeated 9-10 year old team
from Chattahoochee invaded'
Shark Stadium looking for a win
over the undefeated Jaguars.
Chattahoochee his, in recent
years, been the dominating team
in the Big Bend League. This is
Port St. Joe's, first year in the
league. This game gave the
Jaguars an opportunity to find
out how good they really are, a
chance to. play the best.
The game started off like all
the games this'year with the PSJ
defense stopping the, opposing
offense cold. Chattahoochee had'
to kick, after three' downs. ,The
Jaguars returned the punt to the
50-yard line. They moved to the
visiting team's 45 in two plays.
Then, Calvin Pryor went .off left
tackle, ran into the secondary
behind strong blocks by the
offensive line, broke a tackle, cut-
to his left and out ran the.
Chattahoochee defenders for the.
score.
On their next possession
Chattahoochee had to kick again
after three downs and Jaguar
offense took over. Chris Cochran
and Pryor ran tough, moving the
ball to the visitor's 30. Then, on
the same play he, ran for the first
touchdown, Pryor broke loose,
again and scored. Cochran took
the pigskin in for the PAT, driving
across' the goal lne with two'
defenders on his back.

Soccer-Players
of the Week
Chipper Gainey played an
awesome game for the Harold's
Spark Plugs last Saturday. He has
taken on the role of defender even
though teams this age do not have
positions.. He does a great job in
defending the goal and doesn't let
many balls get past him. Keep up
the good iork, Chipper!
Gabrielle' Cohen did a
fantasbtc job for the Phil's Grill
team. She has shown tremendous.
improvement and is always willing
; to get out on the field and help her
teammates. Gabrielle can kick the
ball really hard and doesn't let
many slip past her in the defense
position that she plays. She does-
an excellent job in playing in her
position. Keep on hustling.
Gabrielle! ,:
Jessica Smith is an all-
around player for the Phils Grill
team. She plays almost" every
position including goalie. She
doesn't let many balIs get past her
while in the goalie position and
will do what it takes to getin front
of the ball. She has also played
forward and defender and hustles
at whatever position she has.
Great job. Jessica!
There were'two players, of the'
.week for the Phil's Grill team due
to Taunton's Trusses teams game
being cancelled .due to inclement
weather.


'Chattahoochee couldn't move
the ball at all, having to kick on
their next two possessions. The*
second kick got past Jaguar
defenders and rolled all the way to
the Jaguar 25. Willie Quinn
picked it up, faked to his right,
cut to the left sideline and turned
-on the speed. Touchdown Port St.
Joe. The half ended with the score
20 to 0.
A Big Bend League rule'
requires that when 'a team is
ahead by 18 or more points they
must take out all starters
possible. As a result, in the
second half the Jaguar mini-
backfield, consisting of Anton
Garland and Jayjen Pittman, took
over. They more than held their
own against the much bigger boys
from Chattahoochee. Jaguar
offense scored, once more in the
second half when' Willie Quinn
went 75 yards on:a tight end
reverse;.
Led by aAn interior line
including Walter Bowers', Thomas
Sims, Chance Brewer, Tommy.
Hill, Cody Robinson and Luke
Linton' the defense gave up only
two first downs all day. ,One wvas
on a pass interference call. Ends
f. Steven Denton and Shanie Knox
made it impossible for the speedy
Chattahoochee backs to get to the
outside. Corner backs Willie'
Quinn.'Roman Quinn and Nathan
Tarantino did, not allow'
Chattahoochee to complete a
Pass. Line backers Cochran and
Raheen Clemons and safety Pryor
made big hits time after time.
It looks as though this Jaguar.
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November 3.
Attendance is required at all
class sessions including the range
in order to complete the course.'y
The hunter education course
-is required, for anyone born on or
after June 1, 1975 to purchase a
hunting license.
S Persons interested in
attending this courseare asked to
call the FWC's Regional office in
Panama City at (850) .265-3676 to
pre-register. For information on
future hunter education classes.
,,in your area individuals are
invited to visit the FWC's website
at www.nfloridaconse'rvation.,
org/htntered/.


NAACP Voter
Empowerment
Program
The Gulf County T'NAACP
Branch will host a V\'t'er
Empowerment Program '' on,
Sunday. October 20 at 6:00 CT in
Wewa at the New Hope Missionary
Baptist Church Educationial
Building. All candidates will be
recognized and given an oppor-
tunity to present their views.
The program is designed to
educate the community about
social barriers that are negatively
impacting the future .and to
encourage the people to get out
and vote'arid to become involved
in a positive manner in the
upcoming general election.
The'community is welcome to
attend and participate.


'l'he community is invited to
come out and enjoy this
competitive sports event.
Admission is free to the public.
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'Kenney's Street, near: Nathan
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Leonard Belin, Port St. Joe Lions Club member, presents a check
to his son, Jim, for the Port St. Joe High School softball team. This
is just 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. '


Hunter Education Course


Offered in GulfCoiunty


The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission. (FWC)
,is offenng a hunter education
course in Gulf. Cou.ty in
November.
The class will be taught in the
Commons' Area at Port St, Joe
High School. 800 Niles Road, from
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday.
October 31, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Saturday, November 2, and
a range class onr Suriday:


Stone Crab From Page 9A
Crack claws and remove outer Golden Crab,
shell leaving meat attached to one S
side of the claw. On medium-high Starburst Salad
heat in a large skillet, combine oil.
salt. pepper and stone crab claws. 3/4 pound cooked, picked 'golden
Cook 3-4 minutes or until claws :c'rabmeat cn apr
are heated through, stirring 2-19-ornce cans asparagus
frequently. Add vermouth and spears. dried .
lime juice: Raise the temperature 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
to high and cook 1 minute longer, Paprika
surfing constantly. Drain. Serve emon-Caper Dressing
hot or cold as an appetizer or 3 c. low-calorie mayonnaise
entree. Yield: '6 servings. T. drained capers
Lt 1 T lemon juice
Stone Crab Claws with 2t. prepared mustard
Mustard Sauce .2 t. Worcestershire sauce
4 pounds Flonda Stone Crab drops hot pepper sauce
Claws (Seafood alternative: .blue
1/2 cup sour cream crab. stone crab. spiny lobster or
1 1/2 tablespoons prepared shrimp)
mustard Arrange asparagus spears in
2 teaspoons butter a starburst pattern on serving
1/2 teasoonparsley flakes platter and surround with sliced
Thaw crab claws if frozen and egg. Place crabmeat in center of
keep chilled. Combine remaining asparagus and top with Lemon-
ingredients in a microwave-safe Caper' Dressing. Sprinkle with
bowl; cover- and microwave on paprika./Yield: 6 servings.
high for/ 30 seconds. Stir and Lemon-Caper Dressing
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The Gulf' County NAACP will
host a basketball scrimmage
featuring several area teams on
Saturday, October 19 beginning,
at 10:00 a.m. E'T, at the
Washington Center/David Jones
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Local resident. Roy V. Harper,
presented the St. Joseph
Historical Society with a unique
and very rare black cypress
display stand that he designed,
cut and assembled. The stand
holds a picture and synopsis of
the Front Range Light during its
operational period from the
Beacon Hill Light Station.
This old growth log, known
locally as dead head cypress. was
pulled from the river bottom.
Other areas often refer to it as
"tank" or 'tank stock" cypress.
This particular log was harvested
using an ax in lieu of a cross cut
saw which suggests it was cut in
the early daVs of logging in the
area, possibly the late 1800's.
During this time period logs %\ere
the rivers to the sawmills. Often.
logs from a raft. and at times
entire rafts, would be lost and
sink to the river bottom. Timber
was so abundant then that no
efforts were made to recover the
-lost" logs. During the ensuing
decades, the sap would rot away
Sand leave jusL the heart of the tree
creating what is now known as
,. dead head cypress.
There is no evidence on the
exterior of the logs as to what
color the 'lumber will be. Bald
cypress generally has a golden or
reddish color. Although there are
no black cypress trees the most
accepted theory.of how the black


Retired Educators
Assn. Meeting
The Gulf County Retired
Educators Association will meet
Tuesday. October 22. at 4:00 p.m.
ET at Gulf Sands Restaurant, St.
Joe Beach.
The Legislative Committee will
present. The program. Byron
Mixson, co-chairman of the State
Leglslat'ie" committee of the
Florida "- Retired Education.
Association will speak on current
i-; ^ and upcoming issues of interest
and concern to retired educators.
All retired educators, as well
as anyone interested in the work
of the FREA. are invited and
encouraged to attend.


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THE PIPPINS IN CONCEPT


st Nazarene to Host Pippins


The Pippins will be in concert
Sunday. October 20 at 6:00 p.m.,
at' the First Church of 'the"
Nazarene in Port St. doe. The
Pippins, from Pensacola, are a,/
captivating group now appearing
. on the horizon'. The group is made
up of Craig and Dianna Pippin,
and Craig's brother Kyle. Kyle.'
while traveling solo. spent some
time co-pastoring a church in
Wewahitchka. Craig sang .with
several groups such as the Dixie


Echoes, the Gann Brothers, the
Bibletones, and Harmony Creek.
i Dianna worked with such groups
as the New Touch Singers and
SOak Level. ", ,-w- '
First Church bf the Nazarene
is located at 2420 Long Avenue in
Port St. Joe. Pastor Wayde Hunt
wants everyone to know they are
invited to come and enjoy the
celebration as the Pippins come to
sing. For information or directions
call 229-6886 or 229-9596.


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Pastor Appreciation
Day at Oak Grove
The public is invited to join,
the celebration at. Oak Grove
Assembly of God Church on
Sunday, October 20 at 10:45 a.m.
as they celebrate the call of God
on the lives of their pastors, David
and Myrna Fernandez and
associate pastors, James ard
Luana Wiley.
Pastor Fernandez has
faithfully served Oak Grove
Assembly of God ,Church and the
community of Port St. Joe for over
28 years. Pastor Wiley has served
in the capacity of Youth Pastor,


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

Worship Leader and Associate
Pastc: for 18 years. Their service
to thdir Lord is appreciated and
the congregation thanks: God for
His calling on their lives. The'
Pastors wi ll be honored during the
morning worship. Lunch will be
,;provided, catered by Sonny's
BBQ, at the Centennial Building:
immediately following the worship'
service.

Friends and
Family Day
The Starlights and Youths of
Zion ',Fair Missionary Baptist
Church invite, the public to


Family Life Church
"Touching Lives with the Love'of Jesus"


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'71 Family Life Church
Wewah.ichka

229-LIFE (5433)


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
,, 3 311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
SUNDAY: General Assembly 9 45 a iam Bible Study, all ages 10 am
Morning Worship 1l1 a m Evening Worship 6 pm
WEDNESDAY: Cliuir Praiice 6 p.m **Pra\er Nleeung & Youth Group p m
'0 ra .c,' and we" thar thi Lord is goud bleied ti the man tha/ rrnrFsreth in Him.
Place acceptt rhii invitation [Iro n its in WiiOrship God bhi-s you'
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home '69-8725

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CHURCH OF CHRIST
'' : 1 1 MEETS


Singing:


Opportunities for Relief Offered
Senior Adults to Caregivers


Elder Care Services. Foster..
Grandparent (FGP) and Senior,
Companion Programs (SCP) have;
immediate openings in the Liberty
County area. Both programs are
federally funded by the
Corporation for National Service,.
and offer income-eligible
individuals age 60 and older
opportunities to keep themselves
alert, involved, and productive by
using their expenence and talents
to- meet vital needs in -the..
Community. OPs and SCPs serve :
a minimum of 20 hours per week
and receive a. stipend 'and'
reimbursement for expenses.
Foster Grandparents serve
the needs of children with
disabilities or who have beenr
determined to: be ai-risk. FQPs
serve in schools. development,
ceniteis, head start centers and
,dayr care centers and may read.to
children or help with davy to day.
activities. '
Senior Companions serve
frail, homebound elderly by
providing the necessary link
between the seniors they care for
and case managers. alerting staff
of anythange in health conditions
or of other needs. SCPs serve in
local 'senior. centers ,:and. may.
provide 'light chore service, but
primarily, respite/companionship
services. .
For more information on how
you can become'a : Foster
Grandparent or Senior Compan-
ion, please contact Mary Milton,
Volunteer Coordinator, at 850
-487-4665 or 850 228-8846.


The Gulf County Senior
Citizens have .a program. to
'provide 4-6 hours of relief for6
caregivers. Caregivers are under a
great' deal of'pressure 24 hours a
day, seven day-' a week. AMl
caregivers need a break to do
things for themselves. This
program could allow a caregiver to
, go to a fnend's house for a visit .
attend church, go shopping, run
errands or just go somewhere to'
'relax.
The Gulf Count\ Senior
Citizens are asking all caregivers
who don't have a relief'from time,
to. time to call '229-8466 and
speak to Debbie or Marion about
thisprogram. The Senior Citizens
stand ready to help provide
trained 'workers to come to the
caregiver's home and sit with a'
loved one. .

',endricks Graduates
Basic Training
Army Reserve 'Pfc.
Christopher M. Hendncks has
graduated from basic military
training at Fort Leonard Wood.~
Wa\vnesville. Missouri.
During training, Hendricks
received instruction .in drill, and
ceremonies, weapons, rifle
marksmanship, map reading,
tactics, military courtesy, military
justice, physical fitness, first aid,
and Army history, core values and
traditions.
Hendricks is the son of Terri
Johnson of Mexico Beach;


The Potter's House
"Where Brofken Vessels Are Made New"
636 Second Street Post Office Box 631 Wewahitchka, FL 32465
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Sunday 10:00 AM ......... .. ...... Bible Study
Sunday 11:00 AM . ...Worship Service
Wednesday 7 PM ............ .......... Bible Study
Rodney G. Leaman, Pastor
s:.., ,' (850) 639-4588 Wewarev@aol.com
Broken Splrltr, ; "''s & iA res CAlN 5e "en itedtd


Worship:
6:30 a.~im undhav~


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


First United Methodist Church
of Mexico B.each,
11 North 22nd Street. Mexico Beach, FL 3241.0
Sunday Worship Services:
Traditional ............. ......... ................... 9:00 a.m CT
Contemporary ................. .......... ...... 11:00 a.m., CT
; Open Hearts. Open minds. Open doors.
The people of Mexico Beach United Methodist Church
Rev Ted Loveloce, Pastor NURSERY PROVIDED Church/Office: 648-8820

TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN

ST. JAMES'

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S800 22nd STREET, PORT ST. JOE
8:00 and 11:00 a.m. (EST) snda School 9:45
Child Care Provided for at11:00
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1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691.
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays'at 9:45 a.:m and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.mn.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 pO.R
-Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
REV. JOHN ADKINS, PASTOR


"Remember church the way it used to be?"
IT STILL IS AT:


382 Ling Street Highland View
PoFbrt St..Joe, Florida 32456
j .(850)227-1306 Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship. 11:00 a.m.
NO FRILLS! NO FADS! NO GIMMICKS! Evening Service 7:00 p.m.
JUST LETTING GOD DO CHURCH HIS WAY! Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer 7500 p.m.


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1602 Highway 98; Mexico Beach
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worship with them on their
Friends and Family Day, Sunday.
October 20, at 11:00 a.m.
.:. Words of wisdom will be
spoken byBro. Sandy Quinn, Jr.,
of New Life Christian Center)
Come out and enjoy the Youths of
Zion Fair Missionary /Baptist
Church as they lift up the, name of
'Jesus in songs and praise.

100 Women in
White Service.
Pastor Elder Charles Gathers
and Victory Temple First Born
Holiness Church would like to
invite the public to their Annual


Got News?

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


100 Women In White Service,
Saturday. October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Pastor Rosa Garland will :be
"the guest speaker. The church is
located at the corner of Avenue D
and Martin Luther King Blvd. -

Fall Flea Market
Bonita Bay Outdoor"-.
Recreation, is hosting a Fall Flea
Market from 7.30 a m. to 1:00
p.m. Saturday, October 26 at the
outdoor recreation center near
Dupont Bridge on Hwy. 98. The -
flea market is open to the public.
To reserve booth space and,.
tables, call 283-3199.


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

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


m FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
' .W) g" -508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
s> ' ,- Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship ..... 10 a.m. s /
Fellowship Time .... 10:45 a.m. ,O
Adult School ....... .11 a.m. '
*Sunday School -a "-
*Young Children '8 .

Pastor Rc. J. Reid CaIme'ron Highway 71,' Cecl Costir Sr Blvd.j


r first Baptist Church


102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
: Brent Vickery, Pastor
Buddy Caswell Ben amin Roberts
M,inier of Muiac & Education Minister to Students
Sunday School . .. ... ..: 9:45 am
Worship Service ..... . .'.... 11:00 am
Disciple Training ... ..6:00 pm
Evening Worship .. . . ....7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ... '6:30 pm


"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"

"Serving the Changeless Christ...
.to Changeslearts in a Changing Community"


Sund,
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801 20th Street Poal 4-6
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ay Morning Service .................... 1
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707

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1:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m.


Constitution aind Monument
Port St. 5oe,


FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH


Sunday Sch, oo .. .. .. :. 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .... 11:00 a:m.


Methodist Youth
Fello ir ship .. ... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ........ 7:30 p m


S (850) 227-1724 W. wednesday Choir Practice -...7:30 p m
Rev. Jesse Evans Robert E. Downs, Jr. Diana Sealey
k PASTOR Choir Director Youth & Children's Director


But those who hope in the Lord
.... will -renew their strength. They ,
will soar on wings like eagles...
s Isaiah 40:31
Upstairs Captial City Bank Building
Sunday Bible Study at 9,a.m.
Worship at 10 a.m.
Casual Attire always welcome.
Small Group Meetings 6 p.m.
Come Celebrate with us! (in members"homes)
Pastor Lee Cordell (850)227-1.180
Grace Baptist Church www.GrdceEag/es.org


"A Port of Victory"

First Church of the Nazarene
2420 Long' Avenue Port St. Joe, Fiorida 32456 i


(8.50) 229-9596
Sunday School ................ .. 10 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ..... ........ 11 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship .... .... . 6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Service . ... 7 p.m.


Give unto the Lord the glory
due His name. worship the
Lord in the beauty of holiness.
Psalm 29 2


Join us i/n /I, ry'ship ...
1 0:30 Sunday Morning '.
7:00 Wednesday Evening Apalachic0ola0:
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our website at: anmilylifechurch.nel
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe *


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There were burgers and hot dogs on the grill, race cars in the drive and prizes to be won at
Saturday's ribbon cutting for the Five Star Auto Complex which includes Bay Auto Service Center,
Bay Wash, Express Lube and 5 Star Auto Body. Left to right are: Amber Eldridge, Chamber of
Commerce, Hiram Nix, The Bank, Sandra Chafin, Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Frank Pate, Jacque
Hance, Richard Hance and JoAnn Hance of Bay Auto, Rick Lamberson and Mike Leonard of The
Bank. Prize winners are: Deluxe car wash'from Bay Wash of Port St. Joe-Carolyn Mariolis, Sheila
Wilder, Charlie Ryan, Edward McNally and Vanessa Ryan. Express oil change from St. Joe Auto Parts
Your Napa Parts Store-Joyce Smith, Benny Roberts, Sonny Chafin, Bob Phillips and Joni Hooper.
'* Radiator flush and fill from Bay Auto Service Centre-Tanner Dinan, Ed McNally, Thomas Ely,
SMxine Robinson and TJ Staab. 30-Point vehicle inspection from Bay Auto Service Centre-Jimmie
Rogers, Jim Thigpen. Keaton Dinan, Thomas Ely, Elisa Foskey, Keith Nixon, Betty Murphy, Teddy
Manolis, Trish Petrie and Darren Wilder.


Halloween Dance: The WMvIS
cheerleaders will be sponsoring
the Halloween Dance. It will be on
October 31 from 1 to 2:30. There
i's no charge for admission. There
will be a concession stand selling
dnnks, snacks and candy bags.
there will be a costume contest
during the dance and everyone is
encouraged to dress up. All
costumes must meet the dress
S code and be in good taste for the
holiday. If you have any questions
egarding the dance, please ask
the cheerleaders or Mrs. Hoover.
SWAT: The students in SWAT
., Students Working Against
Tobacco) held their elections last
week. The officers for this year are
as follows: President-Marcie
Jackson: Vice President-Tonri
; BowJes- Secretary-TsTa Dupuie.;
r d Parliamentariar---Derek
NMcNamara. Corgazt .ulains you
guys! Good luck this year!
Fall Break: Students 'are on
Fall Break this week. This is a
great time to spend with friends
and farmly. Have a great mini-
vacation!


Report cards for the first
nine-weeks will go home on
Fnday. October 25.
Teachers: the students in Mr.
Ropelis' class took their finals for
the semester last week. All of his
classes include 7th grade math..
7th grade science and 8th grade
history. All of the students did a
S great job. "I knew the tests were
hard when I made them. The
students did a great job on them!
fl ,. ; was pleased with. t'he good
grades.'" This came from MNr.
: opelis after he finished" grading
S: the tests. The.test counted as 200
points and was used as a make up
Stest if there were any test grades
S : issuing.
School Advisory Council:
The next meeting of the W-NIS
School Advisory Council will be on
Tuesday. October 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Football: The last game for,
the WMS Gators will be at home


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against St. Joe. The game will
begin at 6:00 at Gator Field on
Tuesday. October 22. That will be
the Tuesday after Fall Break.
Please come out and support the
Gators as they wrap up their first
season! Good Luck Gators!
Cheerleaders: The cheerlead-
ers are doing a great job to pump
up the Gators for the games. Their
last pep rally went great! The final
pep rally will be on Tuesday the
22nd in preparation for the game
against St. Joe. Please come out
and watch the cheerleaders
support the Gators on their way to
victory!
Basketball: Girls' basketball
practice will begin on Monday
after Fall Break. The practice will
be held in the gym of the high
school.ngh.t after school. Any girls
wishipg.to play must be present at
, practice.
We'll miss you, Mrs. Brown!
Mrs. Brown will be leaving us. She
has decided to retire from
teaching. She says, "I will miss
coming to work everyday. I have
enjoyed the time here at WHS and
WMS. I have enjoyed working with
the faculty but most of all the
students. The students have been
great! 1 appreciate all the gifts the
students have' given me. It really
shows how much they care. I
want to thank everyone for the
*wonderful times I have had with
them." From the students: "We
will miss you Mrs. Brown! Please
come back. to see us soon!"
*Polls: Last week we took a
vote on the favorite music. The
options were rap. rock. country.
6r other. We tallied the results and
country won. Look for upcoming
polls!
Poem of the Week
By: Nicole Everett
I think Art is a passion.
Not something you learn to
do! It comes from the heart not
the mind!


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No one can take it from you.
and no one can give it to you.
It shows who you are.
It explains what you cannot
explain in words.
Pep Rally: Last Thursday. we
had an exciting pep rally to
celebrate our first home football
game. Our .cheerleaders did a
great job; their spirit waas
contagious.
Teacher Notes: Ms. Askew
and Ms. Wood would like to
remind parents that the new 9
weeks began on October 10.
Please encourage your child to
read his/her 'AR books on a
regular basis this grading period.
Thank you.
Ms. Hoover would like to
remind the WMS fans that our
last home football game is
October 22 against Port St. Joe. at
5:00 pm. Please come out and
offer your support to our team.
Ms. Wood would like to
remind all girls that basketball


There will be' a Project
Graduation meeting on Monday,
October 21 at 5:30 p.m. ET in the
High School Commons Area. All
money and tickets for the
Weekend Getaway at Mexico
Beach are to be turned in to Janis
Tanker-ley or Martha Weimorts as
soon as possible. The drawing will
be held on Fnday. November 1.
Plans are being finalized for
the Jail for Bail which will be held
downtown. Thursday, October 31.
Hallosween night. Please mark
your calendar and plan to attend
this very important fund raising
meeting. The support and help of
the community is greatly
appreciated.

ACT Test Registration
Deadline is Nov. 8
College-bound high school
students who want to take the
ACT Assessment have tvwo
chances to register before the
December 14 test date. The
postmark registration deadline is
Friday. November S. There is also
a late registration postmark
deadline on November 21 lan
additional fee is required for late
registration). Students can get
information from their high school
counselor or register onhne at
wwiv.act.org.
ACT scores are accepted by
virtually all colleges in the nation.
including all Ivy League schools. A
student's ACT scores are
considered by colleges for
admissions and course iface-
ment, along with several other
important factors including high
school GPA, college prep courses
taken in high school, extra-
curricular activities, personal
background and other infor-
maion. The test fee is S28 in
Flonda.
To learn more about the ACT
Assessment. including regis-
tration forms and test locations.


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12 jlS -Jl:X .' 'practice begins after fall break.
Those who would like to play need
XPR to have physical.
Ms. Lloyd would like to
S- l remind 7th' and 8th grade
I t students that. the poem "Little
Orphan Annie" must be
K memorized by October 28.


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: Graduation


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TIMICA FARMER and ALLEN FITCH,


Farmer and


Fitch to Wed
Ms. Jewerline Farmer is
delighted to announce the
forthcoming ..marriage of her'
daughter Timicia Farmer to Andre
Fitch, son of Ms. Hope Williams
and Alex Fitch of Kensington,
Maryland.
The bride-elect i :a : 1987
graduate of Port.,St. Joe High
School and is currently employed
with the Federal Aviation.
Administration in Washington,
D.C. She is the granddaughter of
the late Mr. and Mrs. Cuthbert
Farmer. Sr. and goddaughter of
.: the late Ms. Willie Mae Burns and
Mr. John D. Patten. -
.. The groom is a 1987 graduate
of Wheaton High, Schpo1 and is
currently employed with Prince
George's- Cqounty Community
College'in Largo. Mar Iland.
- Thie wedding will take place
on Saturday. October 19. at 4:00
p.m. at Ne\v Bethel A.M.E.
Church. A reception will follow dt
the Gulf County Senior Citizens
Center. After a honeymoon in
Aruba, the couple will reside in
'Laurel, Maryland.

Miller Reunion
The 2nd Annual Miller Family-
Reunion will be held on Saturday,
October 19 'at the Community
Center in Apalachicola. The
gathering begins at 10:00 a.m.
.For, directions, questions 'or
further details call (850) 653-9476
..oi (772) 692-2056.

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Stephen Gaddis
Nominated for
Wendy's Award
Stephen Gaddis, a senior at
Port St. Joe High School, has been
nominated to receive the
prestigious Wendy's High School
Heisman Award. This program,
now entering its ninth year, was
created through a partnership
between, Wendy's Old Fashioned
Restaurants and the National
Association of Secondary School
Principals and the DAC-home of
the Heisman Memorial Trophy.
Stephen was nominated by
his principal, Chris Earley, for his
academic' aptitude, athletic talent
and display of commitment in and
out of the classroom setting.
"These students are truly in a
League of their own," said Archie,
Griffin, the only two-timhe winner
of the Heisman .Trophy and
program spokesperson. "Eachi
:student nominated for the award
, has' gone above and beyond'
expectations to: help those in
need, enhance their education
\ and pursue their dreams." .
The MWendy's High School
Heisman Program recognizes high
school seniors nationwide who
have learned to collaborate and
*appreciate the interrelation of'
academics, athletics and
community service. Stephen 'will
c, compete with other nominated


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high school seniors ,for
scholarship awards.
Gaddis is currently a four-
year letterman on the Port St. Joe
football team, where he was
selected this year as star player of
the week. In the spring he .will
receive a four-year letter for track
as well. He has broken the school
and county record in pole vaulting
four times and ended his season
witLha personal record of 15'6"'.
Stephen is the current Bob
Hayes Invitational pole vault *
champion, winning his event two
years -in a row. He has been
nationally" ranked for :several
months now and is currently
being recruited by .several
Division One schools for his pole
vaulting abilities.; He is the son of
Garry and Traci Gaddis of Mexico
Beach.


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NOTICE

Tax Impact of Value Adjustment Board


County of Gulf Tax Year 2002
Members of The Board


Honorable Carl1 W. Fox
Board of County Commissioners Distrct No 3
Honorable, -Jerry W'. Barnes
Board of-CojnPy Commissioners District No 5


Honorable "Nathan Peter Jr.
Board of County Commissioners -' District No 4


SHonorable


Linda Wood


School Board District No. .


Honorable B-1 Billy C. Quinn, Jr, .
S':'. School Board -District No. '

The Value Adjustment Board meets each year to hear petitions and render decisions relating to ad valorem tax
assessments, exemptions, tax deferrals, and classifications. .

The following table summarizes this year's action by the board.
Column 1 Column 2 Column3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6

Type Numberof T6tal. Number of Total Number Reduction Shift in
of Exemption Number of Assessments of Requests in Taxable, ax
Property Requests Exemption, Reduced by. for Value Due : Dol!ars
Granted by Requests the Board., Assessment to Board '
'the Board Reductions Action .

Residential ,


Commercial '. .3 .


Industrial and ,
Miscellaneous

Agricultural or
>Cladsified use

Business
Machinery and
,Equipment

Vacant Lots
and Acreage

TOTALS 0 0 0 4 .00' .00
-All taxpayers should be aware that board actions which reduce taxable value cause tax rates
applicable to all property to be proportionally higher.

Questions concerning the actions taken by this Board may be addressed to the chairperson or clerk at the following


Thursday thru Saturday
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Corning Nov. 1st and 2nd

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Happy Hour
MonIday p-Friay
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Answers to Real Estate questions
from your local Century 21 Agents.
REMODELING YOUR HOME: HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?
By: Lisa Guilford
The c.la ,c .-. a t' :-r ho.ec^-er: ic. ncrrese ,he .olue oa l ih .r hou:e b,
remrodelnq e,;:iq Q room or add;rg on *:. i: .:,rr.e', plan Somne choose ro build recreaian rooms and
fud,.e ..hcl other, odd re.e appliance: l..isure and cabinets to eni.',en rooir. a0d make ihe;; home
more attractive to'future buyers. ..
But, when shor1d you decide to stop sinking money into a home and but a bigger place' and
how much, rehab is too much when it:comes time to rec.:.er rernodel.ng co:.s through a hc.me sale?
For instance, if you've just spent $1,000 remodel.rg ,our I ring room and d.dn i expand /our .
small bathroom, the chances of increasing the number ofl ,nfEreied busers ae slim s,',ih idkee con-
cerns in mind, Century 21. sales associates offer a le. ,F.: for ibkoe :.rugglr,q.. 10 add .alue to ihe.r
home.
First,'always protect the,character of your home. Nothing sticks out more than a new addition
that's in a com-plelely di'fe.eni archrecoiral style. Be consistent. Recognize your home's character and
stay within .1i [.ame ,ork The mo:, I.nancacll re.ard.ng areas to remodel' are usually the kitchen and
S bah Ne1l', re don.-e roclkiing spac:e, and cab,.-.ers can anract more buyer: and ma, cor-.mor.d a alighti
ly higher pr-ce or the home than a comparable one on the market
Simple-repairs that are made to lait w.II br.ng ,ou, he biggest rerurnS upon sale Enlarged bath-
rooms are the mrc., popular ora-.:r,on for ne'.w home buyers, according to the National K.chen an-d
Ball, .Asoc.,a.onr Today ihe most popular additions for younger buyers are sunken whirlpool baths
and shoei EBr be .,ure to .riall Todeit :olid amer,.r.es 11's easy o quickly o.er-s.pend on bathroom
fixtures.. ,. '
Buyers are, by convention, more interested in above-ground living space-not basements, yards
and walkways. Swimming"pdools can be a poor inveiment ,if inalled lor ,he sole'purpose of increas-
ing a home's value i rare'that a pool's cost will be recovered in a home sale. It can also be a neg-
a .ve feature for pcierilol b...,er .,h ery' young ch;Ildren -
Replacing *orn carpeing ilei and wood Ht.ors car. g.,e your home an ,mmediale advantage
over smnlr proper ies in the area Updating paint color in all areas of y)our home can alho prove ben
ef.c.al Hoaever, 11 recommended that you use neutral colo's such as gray. beige and oH white when
adding ne'. Iloor and wall covering: Fe'-er bu;ers w.ll ihen turn away became of diferng la:ie
Stay si,T.ple '^ith ,our remodeling ard look at your home ao though sou were the bjt'er Chbrcers
are that ,i ,ou I.nd the upila.rs bedroom c.:.uld be br.ghiened by a larger -..;ndo, potential buyers will
probably feel te :ame Dorn I go oueboord Concer.ae on .mrr,pro.',ing tc or three deficiencies in
your home More tharn likely, the mre and m-oney you ipend add-ng quality to your home will be
rewarded viih greater prolt at selling .e ,
Beautiful 3 BR/2BA home, completely remdd-
eled, Italian tile flooring, huge LR, sep DR area;
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A Public Hearing will be held at the Planning and,-
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October 15, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. EST, ,and at the Board of
County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, October
22, 2002 at 6:00 p.m. EST. Both public hearings will be held
in the BOCC Meeting Room at: the Robert M. Moore '
Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port
'St. Joe, Florida. The public hearings will be to discuss and act
on the following : -
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080R 12.38 acres in Section 1;5, Township 9 South) Range
-10 West, Gulf County, Florida an 11 uni subdivision sub ect
to all development regulations.required by Gulf county."
Preliminary Plat Approval Lantana -By The Sea Parveyt
Development Corp. Parcel ID #63.1 4000R 3,.09 ,acres in;
Section 23, Township 9 South; Range 11 West, Gulf County,
Florida a 9 unit subdivision subject.to all development reg-
ulations required by Gulf County.
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required by Gulf County. -
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Department, Room 301- in the Robert M. Moore,
Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port,
St. Joe, FL '
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It is mid-October and everyone
has been cramming for finals. The
stress was overwhelming and the
only thing that kept the students
going at Port St. Joe High was the
anticipation of Fall Break. Another
topic that is fresh on students'
minds is the Bay County Fair,
which was held in Panama City
Florida. We went around and
acquired the 'opinions of the stu-
dents who attended the Fair this
year. Smokey Parrish stated, "I
think the Fair is a wonderful thing
becausee it keeps students out of
troublee" Also it .is fun for the
whple family.
Fall Break is here and we were
wondering what students at P.S.J.
do on their Fall Break. We asked a
few' students their plans and these
are somethings they said:
Jolie' Hogan said, "I will be
spending my Fall 'Break with my
honey bun, Michael Layfield."
'John Watkins said, "I think this
Fall Break I: will just take it easy.
Maybe watch the leaves change


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Faith Christian School


We are all. enjoying our first
annual Fall Break. School will
l begin next week on..Monday and
report cards will be issued on
-Tuesday, October 22. .
On Tuesday, October 8, the
Junior Service League treated our
students in grades two through
six to a presentation of "Kids on
the Block." We thank them for an
informative and ,.interesting
program.
A great big congratulations
gbes out to FCS students. In the
months of August and September.
they raised a whopping S364.95
in pennies. nickels, dimes and
quarters for the Florida Bapust
Children's Home '.
L .o'Fop vOctober and November,
our mission focus will also be on
children. This .tim."- instead of
American children, we will be
sharing with. foreign children
through the Samantan's Purse,
Operation 'Christmas Child
program. -"This organization
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and keep in shape."
"My plans for Fall Break are to
visit colleges and spend time with
friends," an unknown student
said. Sounds like students. are
excited about Fall Break.
The Sharks have-been working
very hard this year. "A team is
built on unity and that is the very
foundation of this team," said one
.player. With growth, this team is
going to be a contender. Support
Shark football on Friday nights.
Seniors, remember, you have
to pick out your pictures for the
annual. Senior portraits have just
been taken and we have received
our proofs. Retakes are on October ;
23, and there will be a sitting fee of
ten dollars.. "
With all the events going on
one can hardly be sane, but Mrs.
Comforter says that she kiows the
students at P.S.J. can make it; We
are truly blessed to have,'a teacher
like her. Have fun next week, and
enjoy your Fall Break. God bless
and good evening.


also telling them about God's
-greatest gift-His Son. Jesus
Christ.
',o These gifts and the message
of God's love.are sent in decorated
shoeboxes. The boxes are filled to
overflowing wit ih gi fts of small toys
and books., school supplies,
hygiene, items such as
toothbrushes, toothpaste. 'arid
soap, candy and other goodies,
small items of clothing, and gifts
such as watches. flashlights Iwith
extra batteries). hair clips, etc.


Faith Christian students filled
76 boxes last year, and we hope to
reach 90 to 100 .this year. Each
box must have a gift of $5.00
included in the box to cover the
cost of handling and sending
them. The Samaritan's Purse
Mission is under the direction of
Franklin Graham, the oldest son
of Billy Graham. We invite our
readers and friends to join us in
this exciting project.


.Our '5th and. 6th grade
students recently began the St.
Jude's Math-A-Thon .program.
The Math-A-Thon program is,
.sponsored by St. Jude's
Children's Research Hospital.. It is
'designed : to strengthen the
students' math skills by providing
free matenals which supplement
their basic curriculum. .,The.
program will be overseen by Ms..
Esther Taunton.
Cancer kills more children
.than arn other disease. St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital is
among 'the world's largest
'childhood .'cancer research
centers. Its purpose is to provide
both medical treatment for
'desperately ill children and
'research that will permanently


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
City Commuission of the City of Port St.
Joe_,Florida. at its meeting on tfe 5th
day, of Novem, be, r2002,at 6:00 P.M.,
, EDT, in the regular Commission meet-
ing 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 PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 228.
PROVIDING DEFINITIONS. PRO-
VIDING FOR USES, WITHIN THE
COMMERCIAL ZONE, PROVIDING
FOR RE-DESIGNATION OF CER-
TAIN PROPERTY FROM INDUS-
TRIALTO COMMERCIAL, PROVID-
ING FOR COMBINING EXISTING
-COMMERCIAL ZONES, REPEAL-
ING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS
OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT
HEREWITH, PROVIDING FOR
SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING
FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

All interested parties are invited
to attend and be 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.
CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY
OF PORT ST. JOE. FLORIDA
BY: Frank Pate, Jr.
Mayor-Commissioner
Attest: Pauline Pendarvis
City Auditor/Clerk
October 17, 2002


wipe out childhood cancer' and
other catastrophic diseases.
Math-A-Thon challenges the
students to work 200 to 250 math
problems at home. (That's
homework) The problems >are
designed to be fun, intriguing and
a positive learning experience for
each child. By seeking sponsors to
pledge approximately 30, 44 or 5i
per problem, each child and their
sponsors will be helping other
children not so lucky in their
deadly battle with childhood
cancer.
In 2000, our students raised
over ,$3,000 and we're confident
they can do it again! Please take
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PUBLIC NOTICE

A Public Hearing will be held at the Board of
County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on
Tuesday, October 22, 2002 at 6:00 p.m. EST.
The public hearing will be held in the BOCC
Meeting ROom at the Robert M. Moore
Administration Building, 10,00 Cecil G.
Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. The
public hearing will be to discuss and act on
the following:
Variance Approval Willie Paulk Road Side
Setback Parcel ID #3954-000R Lot 13,
Block 14, Yon'S Addition to Beacon Hill,, St.
Joe Beach, Gulf County, Florida.


ppli nations may 'be reviewed at the Building
and Planning Department, Room 301 in the
Robert M. Moore Administration Building,
1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr: Blvd., Port St. Joe,
fL.


The public is encouraged to attend and be
heard on these matters' Information prior to


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.and Building Department. at
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FAITH RAMSEY

Faith Marie Ramsey
Faith Marie Ramsey was born
on March 24.: She '*eighed, 8
pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 1/4
inches long.
Faith is the daughter of
Randy and Allison Ramsey of
Oviedo. She is the granddaughter
of Ray and Sue Ram-sey of Pori St.
Joe, Gloria Ramsey of Orlando.
and Norbert and Fave Scheitler of
Panama City Beach. She is the
great-granddaughter of, Wesley
arid Frenchie Ramsey.'


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1. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2002

Annual Goat Day and

Pioneer Day Saturday


It's time for Goat Day! This is
the 17th' annual event with more
arts and crafts, food, games and
entertainment than ever A huge
crowd is expected, with
attendance last year being'7,000.
Of course, the most popular
attraction, the Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement, will be in full gear
with pioneer exhibitions, and
illustrations, old-way demonstra-
tions and good :,old- fashioned
entertainment. And. again, lots
and lots of vendors with authentic
arts, crafts and delightful treats-to,
enjoy will line the paths through
Sam Atkins Park. ;
Entertainment abounds with
. such groups as national recording
artists ,The Dennis Family of
"Millbrook, Alabama. Nu, Destini
from Chattahoochee. and J'Lee


from Palatka round out the
entertainment.
And don't think that they've
forgotten about the games!
Children of all ages can try their
hand at digging for pennies.
rooster crowing and even chasing
those greasy pigs!


Goat Day begins at 8:00 a.m.
CT, Saturday, October 19, in Sam
Atkins Park Recreation Area, and
at the -Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement. Admission is' $1 per
person
It's a full day of fun in
Blountstown. Come and bnng the
whole family-there's something
for everyone. .
Call (850) 674-4519 or (850)
.674-5449 Ifor more information
-and directions to Goat Day.


Armed Forces Tax Relief

Act Passes Senate, To House


SThe Senate has approved HR
5063. thle Armed Forces Tax Relief
'Act. wh~ch includes a tax provi-
sion sponsored by Sen. Bob
Graham. D-Flonda. that will help
military families qualify for a tax
exclusion on the sale ol a home.
A provision to help taxpayers
exclude the profit they made
when selling their home was part
of the 1997 Tax'payer Relief Act.
but required the homeowner to
live in the residence for at least
two of the five years preceding the
sale.
.Members of the military are
often required to commit to pro-
longed penods of service at a duty
stauon away from home." said


Graham. 'Because of the 1997,
residency requirement, these ser-
vice members were actually being
discouraged from owning homes.
This legislation would allow them
to serve our country without
being penalized."
The Graham amendment
changes the Internal Revenue
Service code to disregard the time
spent away from home on official
duty by members of the rrulitary
and Foreign Service for purposes
of meeting the residency require-
ment. A two year requirement for
living and owning the home
remains.
HR 5063 will return to the
House of Representatuves for con-
sideration.


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brother of Daniel and DanTasia.
Proud grandparents are Hubert
and Edith Thomas and Selma
% Welch. He is also the grandson of
the late -James McGee and Tomnmy
Welch and the great-grandson of
the late Ethel Gnflin and Lillie
S Mae Sims. Davien is the godson of
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Beverly Jean Fennell
Beverly Jean Fennell, 37, of
403 Battle. Street, Port 'St. Joe,
passed away October 7, at a local
hospital. Mrs. Fennell was born in
Port St. Joe and had lived there all
her life. She was employed by Gulf
County ARC as. a housekeeper
and. trainer for Developmental
Disabled Adults.
,Mrs. Fennell was a member of
the Body of Chnst Jesus Church
in Port St. Joe. She was preceded"
in death by her mother. Ruby Lee
Gathers Peterson.


Beverly leaves to mourn her
husband. Michael A. Fennell:
three daughters. Quintana Mane.
Alicia Danielle and Latasha Mane:
her father, John Robinson: step-
father, Donnell Peterson: mother-
in-law. Eva Fennell: five sisters.
Verline Franklin (OB), Geneva
Johnson (Byron). Johnnie Mae
Robinson (LawrTence). Lois White
(Scottie), Charlotte Peterson and
Donna Alexander (JJ): three
brothers. Bobby Briggs, John
Robinson. and Doug Robinson:
sisters-in-lawv and brothers-in-
law. Gloria Langston IDavid),
Jacqueline Nickson (Donald),
Charlie Fennell. Steve Fennell
(Sheila). and Master Sgt. Royal
Fennell (Diana); three
godchildren. Kadejah Alexander.
kamello Quinn, and Jivah Quinn;
eight aunts and five uncles: and a
host of nieces, nephews. cousins.
friends. and special friends.
Funeral services were
conducted on Saturday. October
12, at 2:00 p.m. EST at Body of
Christ Jesus Church. Interment
followed in the Forrest Hill
Cemetery.

Paul J. Burch
Paul Joseph Burch. 54. of
Port St. Joe, died Sunday.
October 13. at Gulf Pines Hospital
in Port St. Joe.
Paul was a native of
Apalachicola and had lived in Port
St. Joe for a year. He was of the
Protestant faith.
Surviving are his mother.
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brothers Marvin Burch. Mark


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A. memorial service was held
Tuesday, October 15, at 2 p.m. at
Kelley. Funeral Home :Chapel..
Memorization by cremation. All
arrangements .were under the
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Leon C. Dees
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October 14 in Panama City. He"
was a lifelong resident of Gull'
County. served in the U.S. Navy.
and worked as a machinist with
the St. Joe Paper Company until
his retirement.
He is survived by his daugh-
ter. Patrncia Noble and husband
Leonard of White City; two step-
children. Steve Sullivan and
Pamela Huff of Arizona: two
grandchildren, Jessica Noble and
Katie Noble of White City: three


step-grandchildren, Barbie, Brad
and Chad; one sister, Betty Heath
and husband Raymond of Oak
Grove; one brother. Ed Dees of
Alabama: and an aunt, Grace Gay
of Oak Grove.
Funeral services will be held.,
Thursday, October ,17, at 2 p.m.'.
ET at the Oak Grove Assembly of
God Church with the Rev. David
Fernandez officiaung. Interment
will follow in the Holly Hill
Cemetery. He will lie in state at.
Comforter Funeral[ Home from
6:00 until 8:00. p.m. ET
Wednesday evening. Friends may,
call at the home of his sister, Betty,
Heath. 379 Madison Street. Oak
Grove.

Joyce Jameson
Memorial services for Joyce
Jameson will be held at Woodlawn
Cemetery in Greenville. SC. on
October 26 at 11 a.m. Memorial
contributions in her name may be
made to the Connie Nlack Home
in Greenville.


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By: Andy Wilkinson
Recent layoffs have left thou-
sands of workers wondering if
they'll have a job tomorrow. And
while having to worry about lay-
offs is unpleasant, losing your job
without being prepared can be
devastating.. ,
The best strategy' to avoid
being. blindsided by a layoff is
preparation. By setting up an
emergency fun= you can ease the'
pain and financial burden that.
comes with losing, your job.
Building a sufficient emergency
fund requires t.'imne and discipline,
but in the long run,, it can help
tuin. a layoff into a positive by,
providing you with enough time to
explore new career opportunities.
The first step in setting up an
emergency fund is determining
how much money you'll need. In
- most cases, three to six months of
living expenses is an excellent
gbal. If you have few debts and
very marketable employment
skills, your requirements may be
less, however, any extra savings
will provide, you with peace of
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During a traffic stop of a yel-
low motorcycle at Third and
Monument 'Avenue,' an -officer
addressed the driver, .Donald
Sanders. Jr. age 20, concerning
no tag on the motorcycle. While
conducting a driver's license
check it was discovered the dnver
was' without a motorcycle.
endorsement, but did have and.
active warrant out of Bay County.
Sanders. after some resistance.
was restrained and taken to the
Qulf County jail. charged with no
motorcycle endorsement. resist-
ing, without violence and the war-.
S rant from Bay County on failure
S to appear.. "
t We have' had several, ques-.
tions asked by citizens within the
community about motorcycles,.
scdoter.-. -mopeds and' other tw6
dr three-wheeled motor'rvehiletd.
SHere is some information that
S ,may answer y9ur questions.
If 50cc or less, these vehicles
are not motorcycles by driver's
license law definition, so a motor-
cycle endorsement' is not needed..
However. to operate thdm on the
streets and roadway you must be
at least 16 years old and hold .at
least a regular operator [Class E)
or "Motorcycle Only" .driver's
license.
The reason lor this is that,
even though .these vehicles are
50cc or less. they'still fall under
the' driver's license law definition
of "Motor Vehicle" and a driver's
license is required to operate a,
motor vehicle.'
SIs there a motonzed vehicle
you can operate without a driver's
license? Yes, if at least 16 years
old you may ride a bicycle ith an
electric helper-motor that can: not,'
go faster than 20 mph on level
ground. ,
'If you 'have. any other ques- '
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October 9th-Michael A.
Yopp, violation of pretrial release
'an'd disorderly intoxication;
Jessica NI. Jamerson. burglary' 2
counts, resisting without violence.
,grand theft '2 counts; David W.
Jamerson. burglary 2 counts,
grand theft 2 counts, resisting
with violence, tampenng with evi-
dence and resisting without,.'io-
lerce; Kristie Ash, criminal
-registrant: .Chafles Armstrong.
criminal registrant.
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Sruptng school: John E. Hudson,,
enminal registrant: Mellissa Sims,
criminal registrant: Lawrence
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October 12th-Bryan W.
\'olkman, criminal registrant;
Jessie L. Johnson, escape '
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AUCTION
every Fri. 7 p.m. ET in
ANTIQUE MALL
at Old Port Theatre.
Consignments Welcomel
We Buy .Estatesl
WADE CLARK AUCTIONS
314 Reid Avenue, PSJ,
229-9282
AB1239, AU1737, AU1743:
10% Buyer's Prem.
Real Estate, Estates
& Liquidations
Anchor Realty &,Mortgage Co.


1999 Pontiac Sunfire.. AT,
AC. One owner. Garaged.
New condition. $5950. Call
.960-4464. ltc10/17

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4
-door, 4.3 6 cyc. engine, sport
trac, CD,. sun roof, all-
leather, excellent .condition,
$12,900 OBO. Call April at
227-1156 or 874-2404. 2imci/i7

1996 Toyota Camry LE. Low6
miles. AT, AC, 4 'door, one.
owner. New condition.
$6250. Call 960-4464. ..,.,

1978 Harley Lorider. 98 inch
stroker crane electronic igni-
tion dual plug heads,
$10,000 make offer must
sell. Ask for Lee, work 229-
8213, Cell 850-582-5765.,
2tpl0./17

1992 Toyota Corolla. 4 door.
AT, AC. excellent condition.
$2950., Call 960-4464.: ino/i

2001 Toyota Tacoma extend-
ed cab, TRD off road 4x4,
.loaded, $20,000 make offer
must sell. Ask for Lee, work.
229-8213, Cell 850-582-,
* 5765. 2tpl0/17
1997 Dodge Neon, 4 door.
AT. AC. low rrdles. excellent
.condition. S3450. Call 960-
4464. ltcl 0..17

1999 Toyota Forerunner.
loaded. excellent condition. ,
50,000 warranty lelt. Call
647-3591 or 227-5358 cell.
2tc 17:

1997 Chevy Blazer. 4X4. AT,
AC. V6, 4 door Excellent
condition. Must see. S4450.
Call 960-4464. ltcl0/17

1989 Chevy Blazer Silverado,
'p50. 4 inch suspension lift.
33 inch ures on 12 inch ures
on 12 inch weld road hawks,
new paint. Call 227- 1574.
2tplO.,' 17

1997 Toy'ota Corolla AT. AC.
4 door. S4450. Call 960--
4464. .. Itc10, 17

1997 Town & Country' LXI,
65,000 miles, new Michelin,
duel A/C,, leather, CD.
loaded, new transmission,
$12,200. Call 229-1669 ask
for Brian. 3tcl0/17-

1995 Honda Accord EX,, 4
door, AT, AC, sunroof, one
owner, low miles $6450. Call.
960-4464. ltclO/17
1990 Ply AcLaim 5 star body.
A/C, new tires, needs truans-
'mission repair S1.400. Call
229-2971 or 227-1670. ,,. ,-

.1997 Pontac Grand Am. 4-
door. AT. AC. excellent condi-.
tion. S2950. Call 960-4464.
Itcl ., i17

1987 Dodge Ram 250 con-
version van, $1,000. Call
850-647-3384. ltplO/17

1992 Acurra Integra, 2 door,;
AT, AC, S3250 Call' 960-
4464. tcl0/17

1993 BMW 325i, 5 speed,
black, must sell, $8,900. Call
850-81470770-. ltp10/17


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Table Saws Barbeque Grills Trenchers
n' Ci 'J F .Equ;fmiri Pressure Washer
f k .:ri H'id T...i hi my Other I ircis!
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850-674-4256

For Rent'
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,
125 Venus Dr,, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
'(850) 227-7451
Move In Now
Available 2 Bedroom Apartments
Central heat and air
On-site Management
S Carpeting Laundry facilities
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(352) 472-3952


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1995 Chevy Lumina, 4 door,
AT, AC, V6. $3250. Call 960-
4464. ltclO/17T

1989 Chevy Silverado
Pickup, 5 speed, cold air,
looks & runs good, $3,995.
Call 850-647-5065.2tc10/10







1993 Pro Craft Bass Boat, 75
HP Mercury with hot foot 30#'
motor guide. .Call 785-9625
or 229-6567. ltplO/1,7

1978 Fiberglass 15' boat,:
center console, 50 HP
Johnson. trolling motor,
depth finder, trailer. $1,700
or best reasonable offer. Call
648-6651 ,or 648-6758.
2tclO/10







Prominent locally owned &,
operating business for sale.
Recession proof income great
on going business. 8495 000
Call for details 550-229-
1929. .tfclO/3







White City Chnsuan School.
now accepting enr-ollment for
,K-4 through 12Lh grade For
more Ilniormaton contact us
at 827-262 1 8tc 10, 10







GINA THE CLOWN IS BACK
IN TOWN. Magic. Face
Pain-ing 6 Balloons. Party
Planning. Fun & Games. Call
227-6617. tfc 1'/3








199'5 Park Model. I bedroom.
I bath & loft. central heat.
A,. C. cable ready, garbage &
water furrushed. 337 Atlantic
Street. St. Joe Beach. 8400
month plus 8400 deposit
.(Call 850-. 647-5120 & leave
message. 2tel0c 17

* 3 bedroom. 2 bath private
view of St. Joe Bay. Call 650-
223- 1712 between 7:30 pm-
9:30pm. 3tcl0/17,

2 bedroom apartments. rent-
ing monthly Beacon HIll
Lodge. 647-3918 2 tc102 17

Boat Storage in shed, $75.
month; Outside, $30 month.
B o a t M o.t or Tr aile:r
Maintenance & Repairs
Available Buskens Boat Yard
647-5239i 4tp 10,.'17

.2 bedroom, ;1 bath house,
Iolaa Street, new kitchen,
fresh paint, asking- S600
monthly Call 770-393-3805.
"' 2 -.0 1
2tclf i.7

New 1 'bedroom apartment,
CH/A,D/W, W/A hook-up,
no pets. 221 7th Street, 229-
8421. .ltplO/17

2 & 3 BR, long-term rental
units. Call Crystal Sands
Realty 648-4400. tfclo/3
-RV & Boat Storage
$30 Month
Mobile Home Lots
$125 Month;
850-648-8201


BEACH STORAGE
Day: 227-7200
Night: 647-3882
St. Joe Beach
WIlL BEAT ANYCOMPETITORS PRICES

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


MINI STORAGE
Of 28 Reid Ave. Street, PortSt. Joe, FL
2294o20 Office
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours


5X10 10X10 10X20
On Site Rentals 6 Days
A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE
MONTH'S RENT!


Mobile Home For Rent: 3
bedroom, 21 bath, unfur-'
nished in quiet park, $400
month plus deposit. Call
648-5476. tfclo/10

Mexico Beach 2 bedroom,
1 bath home, 1/2 block to
dedicated beach, .$600
month plus utilities. Call
Sally at 648-4649. tfc10/10,

2 .bedroom, Duplex, unfur-
nished, water, sewer, yard
care, basic .cable, furnished,
-$500 per month. Damage
deposit required. 107N. 36th
Street,. Mexico Beach, Call
648-5407 Days, 648-4377
Nights. 2tp 10/10

2 bedroom townhouse,
'Unfurnished;' 1 1/2 bath, in
Beacon Hill on Hwvy. 98,,
across from a dedicated;
Beach with a view of a beau-,
tiful sunset. NO PETS. A
steal at $700. Call 850-647-
8294. 2tpl0/10

1 bedroom, .1 bath apart-
ment. Great location. 1619 A'
Monument Ave. 1 year lease,
$150 deposit, $300 month.
Call 706-965-2445. beeper.
423-819-3240. tfclO/3

2 bedroom trailer in
Highland View. partly fur-.
unshed, ideal for 2 or 3 peo-
ple. Call 227-1260. tfcl0/3

Efficiency-type apartment'
in'P.S.J., furnished, all util-
ities inc. Weekly, Monthly
rates. Call 639-3600. trio0/

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 for Russ. .tfclO/3

Rental Furnished 2 bed-
room,, 2 bath with covered,
boat dock on the canal, in
.Mexico Beach. New,
Construction:. Available
October Ist. S950 a month.
Contact Codwell '13 B'Ak'er
Forgotten Coast Realty at
850-648-1010. tfc10/3

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. tfciO/3
A little .doll house. 2 bed-
room, I bath mobile home.
New paint outside and inside.
-new carpet, custom drapes.
Furnished. Move right in.
-$350 plus deposit. Toll .Free
at 1-877-874-8001.. tfcl0/3

Beautiful 2 bedroom. I bath
mobile home Must seel 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-
S874-8001. ,L : iclO.'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 info. tfc10/3

UNFURNISHED
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove.
& refng. cen. h&a screen'
porch, carport & laundry rm.
*, Large 2 bedroom apart-
.ment. stove & refng.. wash-
er/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm.
house. I 1,2 ba., inside
laundry rm.. ch&a,, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpet-
ed. N6 pets. .
S FURNISHED
Small 2 bdrm home, auto
heat & air, washer/dryer
hook-up.
One bedroom apartment,.
washer/ dryer hookup. Call
229-6777 after 7 PM. ,r10o/3
.


POSITION VACANCY
WITH THE GULF
COUNTY SCHOOLS -
2002-2003
Position Title: Teacher Aide
(Temporary Aide Position -
ESE Department)
School/Site: Port St. Joe
Middle School Deadline:'
,October 29, 2002, 12:00,
NOON 'E.T. Contact: Carolyn
Witten, 191 Middle School.
Road, Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
850-227-3211. Job
Description: A copy of the
advertised job description is
available from the: school l
office or the district office
building located at 150
Ml^^/llp qnL.^inn pnnri^ in, Pnr4


Part Time Cashier needed
for 1/2 day on weekends.
Call Rita at 229-5775. Cape
Trading Post. tfcl0/3

Seeking Equipment
Operators & Truck Drivers.
Applicants must have valid
FL dn\ers license. Apply at
C.W. Roberts Contracting,
Inc., PO Box 188 Kosford,
FL 32334. 850-379-8116.,
tfc10/3

All survey personnel posi-
tions, salary depending ,on
experience. 850-227-7322,,
406 Reid Ave;, Port St. Joe.
tic 10/3


St. Joe Beach Mobile Home
- 2 bedroom. 2,.bath, unfur-.
nished,. steps to beach, $500
month plus deposits. Call
650-647-9214. tfclO/10







Prime Business Locauon at
8226 Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach.,
824 square foot building Set
up as offices m\th lIring quar-
ters, including- full, kitchen,,
washer/dryer hookup. Plenty
:of parking. Sale price.
$225,Q00. Will discuss lease
terms. Sale*or lease of office
fJrruture & telephone system
negotiable. Call Linda at
Arlihe Realty, daytir e 850;
647-2626. evening 850-648-
5000.. tfcl0/10i







Full size bed. new mattress &
box springs. S150; roll-away
bed. 830. Singer sewing
machine, chair & cabinet.
S150. Call 648-6510. .1: .-

Whirlpool Refrigerator., 17cu..
ft., frost free,, clean, runs
great, $45 OBO. 136 Santa,
Anna Street, 647-3488. Ipo0/17

Beauufutl Ethar Allen solid
wood, king bedroom set.
Triple dresser, 5 ft. high boy.
Original Over $3,000 now
$1,400. Call 639-2301..2,o/no

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

Used furniture for sale.
Johnnie's Trim Shop. 310
4t.-St., PSJ UclO/3

Unfinished Furniture @
REEVES
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
Oualify Refirtnhir,g :;nce 1982
Call John Reeves at 22M96374








Moving Sale, Everythinyg,
must go. Call 639-6955 after,
5:00 pm CT for details ....

Yard Sale. 8876 Hwy. 98,
Beacon Hill, Sat.., Oct 19,
8:00-'? Household items,
washer/dryer. full size box
spnngs mattress, dinette set.
tools & much. much more.
Itp.. 10/17







Sanitation Department
The City of Mexico Beach ie
currently accepting appli
cations for two positions in
the sanitation department.
Applicants either must pos
sess a Class B.CDL or obtain
one within the first 3 mont-h5
Sof employment. Applications
may be obtained at City Hall,
118 N. 14th Street. Mexico
Beach. FL. Monday through
Friday from 8:00 am-4:30.
pm. The closing date for this
position Is October 30, 2002
at 4:30 pm CST. The City'of
.Mexico Beach is a dnrug free
workplace and an Eqlal,
Opportunity Employer. ncrodi

General Maintenance The
City of. Mexico Beach is-
currently accepting appli-
cations for a General
Maintenance position.
Applicants must possess, a
minimum of 3 years experl-
ence in construction and
have basic knowledge of
plumbing, electrical and
building maintenance.
Applications may be obtained
at City Hall, 118 N. 14th
Street, Mexico Beach, FL.
Monday through Friday from-
8:00 am-4:30 pm. The cles-
ing date for this. position is
October 30, 2002 at 4:30 pm
CST. The City of Mexico
Beach is a drug free work-
place and an Equal
Opportunity Employer. nco/i


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


Utility Trailer: Holds 2 fpuzn
wheelers or 16'lumber Front
& rear gates, $400. Call 227-.
2008. 2tclO/17

Like New, Rem. 270 model,,.
700, ADL Boltaction, Raffle
w/3x9x40 scope &. sling,,
$500 w/scope, ,$400 w/o
scope. Call S50-639-5554
leave message. 2tcl0/10

2001 Dutchman Lite Travel.
Tradler, 24 feet, used only 3
times, microwave, *A/C, slide
out. Jacks, spare,tire, queen_
bed, awning, hitch & sway;
bars included.,. $13.000.
'Wewa, 639-5446,, 4telO/10-

Notice to all my Daylily,
Friends. I'm closing my gar-'.
denf for good Final Salel "All-
clumps Sl. All Colors. Jean'
Siebel. White City., 27- 1304.
ic 10/3

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SPA = SPA =SPA
4-5 person, factory new. not
used, sacrifice $1,695. Call
850-648-2397: 8tp8/29


MiddleUC icooiUU RoaUdU in ort
St. Joe. wnw.gulf.k 12.11 or DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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m,"gcsb Qualifications: A.A. HEALTH AIDES- Li ,
Degree preferred. A finger Pay Band: 02
print analysis at employee Broadband Code: .3171011-1
cost (S52) w111 be required if Class Title: ', OPS ,SWAT
not already verified. Salary COORDINATOR
Range: Salary will be.deter- Class Code: 5505
mined by salary schedule. Closing Date: 10/21/2002
GULF COUNTY SCHOOLS Position Number: 995505
IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNI- Location: GULF
TY EMPLOYER. 2tci,0/1l7 County: GULF
Annual Salary Range: "
CSR needed for busy insur- $16.786.00 to S41.965.00* .
ance office. Call 229-1001. Contact Person:
2tcl0/17 DONNA MCCROAN
GULF COUND'
Sunset Coastal Grill is now HEALTH DEPT.
taking applications for the 2475 GARRISON AVE.
following positions: Line, PORT ST. JOE. FL. 32456
Cook, Dishwasher, Wait Phone: 850-227-1276
Staff, Bus Person, Announcement Type: Open
Bartender. Applications may" Competitive Opportunity
be picked up at the Star and An Equal
returned at the restaurant Opportunity/Affirmative
between 3:00pm-6:00pm. Action Employer.
Moriday,- Wednesday & Special Notes: "'FINGER-
Friday or mailed to P.O. Box' PRINTING REQUIRED" OPS
427, Port St. Joe, FL 32457. PART TIME 25 HOURS PER
tfcl0/10 WEEK @ 810.00 PER HOUR.
SWAT COORDINATOR"
Auto Technician, prefer MUST BE A NON-SMOKER.
experienced and ASE certi- YOUTH LED PROGRA\MI AT
fled. Monday-Fnriday. Salary COUNTY MIDDLE AND HIGH
negotiable. Also need body SCHOOLS. FLEX HOURS.
technician. Honeyville Auto TIAVEL REQ. MUST 1-LH-E
& Body. Call 639-9635. 4,io/o VEHICLE. VALID/CLEAN FL
DR'S LICENSE.. :
Bakers Assistant/Evening' This Agency is not accepting
Help needed immediately. electronic applications for
Great'place to work. Apply in this position. You. may sub-
person at Tlihe Old Flour Mill. rru, i a hard copy of your appli-
226 Reid Ave. or fax resume cation to the address indicat-
to 404-627-9619. tfe 10/3 ed in the announcement.
"' '. ltclO/,17
Exciting things ar eHappening
"Come oin the FUN" JOB NOTICE
SThe Gulf County Board of
We are now taking applica- County Commissioners is
Lions in the following areas: seeing an individual for a
Cook Mechanic n position. This
Dietary Aides position will be considered
RN,LPN, CNA's, full-time/40 hours per
(and PRN)j week at the Gulf County
Weekend Treatment Nurse Road Department at 318 S.
Weekend Treatment Nurse 7th Street, Wfwabitchka.,
FT Charge Nurse Florida. All applicants must
Apply in person to: meet the following criteria:
Bay St. Joseph Care Center Gasoline Mechanic and'
220' Ninth Street. Port St.Joe,FL Minor Diesel Repairs.
.tfclO/3 Be a high school graduate
or equivalent .
CHILDREN'S Able to life 50 ponds
OUTREACH COUNSELOR Valid Florida Dnrer's
Bachelor's degree in psychol- License .
ogy, social work or related Pass P~hysical and. Drug
field; master's preferred. Test
Experience .working with Applications will be available
cnlldren required Provide at the' Gulf County Road,
indit1dual and group coun- Department. 318 S. 7th
selling assessment, consulta- Street. Wewahltchka. Flonda
tion. home and school sitst. 32465' (8501639-2238,
Salary negotiable. Benefits 1Monday through Friday, 6:30:
include health ins., life ins., a.m. 3:00 .p.m., CT or can
holidays,, annual & :sick be downloaded from the,
leave, 401(a) retirement plan. County's websitee at
Position requires travel in wwuw.gulfcou ntygovern-
Calhoun and Gull Counties. ment.com. ,All applications
Indicate Job Code 22-9CC wall be accepted until Friday.
when applying.- ,November I at 3:30 p.m CT
Apply to: at the' Gulf Countyv Road
Component Director : Department. If you have any '
Life NUnagement questions. please contact the.
Center of NIW FL. Inc. Gulf County Road
16869 NE Pear Street Department at (650)639-
Blountstown FL 32424 2238 or the Gulf County
Fax: (850)674-8790 Board of County Commission
-EOE/Drug Free ,Office at (850)229-6106 or
Workplace 2tc10/17 (850)639-4022.
S Gulf County enforces a Drug-,
WANTED: Full-Time' 'Free Workplace Policy and is
Groundskeeper for local an Equal
homeowner. Mowing..garden- Opportunity/Affirmative
ing. landscaping, irrigation. Action Employer. 2tcl0/17l
general repair and mainte-
nance. All necessary equip- Opening for Sales Agent.
ment provided. *Must be able with Florida Real Estate
to work at least 40 hours per License. Experience pre-
week. Honesty, loyalty and ferred. Call 850-648-5777 for
good moral character a must' interview or fax to 850-648-
Good pay, flexible schedule 5779. Parker RealtyI of
and great working environ- Mexico Beach, Inc. tfclO/3
ment. Send resume and'ref-
erences to P.O. Box 280, Port Kids Corner Pre School &
St. Joe, FL 32457.' tfclO/3 Child Care Center is. cur-
rently taking applications.
Toucan's in Mexico. Beach Applicants must have CDA &
now hiring Experienced a,'non smoker. Call 639-
Servers. Apply in person or 4222. 3tc10/3
call 648-4301 .ask for Paul.
tfcl0/3 ATTENTION DRIVER
TRAINEES '- NO EXPERI-
ENCE NECESSARY! Werner
LAB OR hFINDERS* needs entry level, drivers.
S- $700-$900 weekly plus bene-
fits for you and your familyll
50 Workers This is a great career oppor-
Ncee medatey1 tunity! For CDL Training call
Needed Immediately! 1-877-214-3624. 5tclO/3
Contact Labor
Bread Routes Individuals
Finders wanted with good work ethic
220 Reid 'Ave. for local, established routes.
2 20 ReidAve. Will train. $500-$700 week-
Port St. Joe ly. Fax resume to Brenda at
229-226-2351 or email to
849/50-229-5441 wfinfo@rose.net. EOE. ... /
41c9/26


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Guitar & Piano Lessons.
Designed for each individual.
.Advanced &. Beginners.
Given in my home, 801
Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe,
850-229-8686 Buddy
Hamm..: 2tpl0/10







LOST CAT. last seen Wed.
Oct. 9. Yaupon Street. large
brown Himalvan & Siamese
male. REWARD OFFERED.
Call 227-1568 2t1cl0/17







Gulf' Coast Community
College Adjunct Nursing
Faculty To provide pedi-
atric clinical instruction to
practical nursing students in
an acute care facility in
Panama City. Requires: AS
degree 'with at least one year
recent pediatric clinical expe-
rience and a current FL-RN
license. Position is Open
Until Filled. For more details
visit our website:
www.gc.cc.fl.us or Job Line:
850-873-3540. GCCC is an
EA/EO employer. Minorities
and females strongly encour-
aged to apply. Itc10/17







SM ENGL E RE
Parts, Blades, Engines
Jobie Barfield 639-3600
IfclO/3


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

Full time position available
installing irrigation & land-
scapes. Previous experi-
ence a plus! Coastal Design
& Landscape, Inc. 850-229-
8880. tic 1,0,3

JOB OPPORTUNITY
Position Title: Take Stock
in Children School Liaison.
The Gulf County School.
Board is receivinr, applisa-,
tions for Take Stock in-
Children School Liaison. This
is a grant program. A stipend
of $3,000.00 will be paid. to
the part .time Liaisonr..
Applicants with college
degrees will be considered
first. Application form and
lob descnption are available
at tie district Office.
Completed applications
should be sent to Mr. Temple
Watson, director of Support
Services. 150 Middle School,
road. Fort St. Joe. FL 32456.
Application deadline is'
October 21. 2002. 12:00.
NOON. E.T. The successful
applicant will have to be fin-
gerprinted at a cost of
S52.00. The Gulf Counti
School Board is an equal
opportunity employer., 2: ,'., .:

:-.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Opportunity Flonda a not
for profit. econrirmic develop-
ment organization. is accept-.
ing applications for the posi-
tion of Executnec Director. A
,B.S. Deeree in Business.
Finance. Marketing. or relat-
ed fields is desired. 4-6 years
of experience in :these areas
of study. or related work
experience with Economic
Development Agencies at
city. county or state level
may subsutute for the
required college education.
Applicants for this position
should possess excellent
computer skills in Excel,
Lotus. Word, Internet
Searches. arid database cre-
ation and management. ThisL
position may require exten-
sve travel within the eight
county region,' as well as the
United States and several
foreign countries. whitl mar-
keting the eight county area
of Opportunity Florida.
Salary and fringe benefits are
negotiable Resumes along
with references, must be
received by: The Selection,
Committee. Opportunity
Flonda. P 0. Box 60, Chipley,
FL 32428 no later than
October 30, 2002 to, be con-
sidered for this position.
Opportunity Flonda is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
S 4tc10/3


4 bedroom, 2 bath Callaway
area on Bay. 0 Down, just
make the payments! EZ;
Qualify! Call 625-0311. 1i0o/17

New 4 bedroom. 2 bath land
home. package Apalachicola
Florida with I acre lot. Ready
in 2 weeks 8999.dpwn pay-.
ments S645 per month. Call
850-625-0311. ltclQ71,;L_7,

New 16x80 Zone IIll 499.
down payment S357 per.
month. Call 763-4266 Vance.
S Itcl0/17

Pay taxes and make the pay-
ment on this 4 bedroom. 2
bath home. Panama City
area. 850-625-0311. :,:, ,:

New program for good credit.
Big discounts, low rates, low
down payments'; quick clo.s-
ings on all manufactured
homes. Call 76.3-4266 Vance
I tcl0/17

New Indepenident lender, f6or.
manufactured homes, easy,
'qualifying credit, low down.-
payment. Call. 850-625-.
.0311. ltc10,/17

Who you gqnna call? CREDIT.
BUSTERS I can get you
financed fr a home pr ,it,
can't be done. 1-888-324-r,
'1514 Toll Free.or 763-4266,
Local D.C. Williams. itelo/i

4 sale by owner 2, new
land/home pkgs (3 & 4 BR)
ready to live in RIGHT NOW -
$0 down, reasonable, pay-
ments, Stop wasting money;
on rent. Call D.C. Williams
850-624-3618. ltelO/17'

NO MONEY DOWN +.
'Land/Home Package. 2, 3. or'
,4 bedroomm homes available'.
Call 872-0274. See our honi'mes
at viww.4salephoto corn .. .-

Home 7and .Land Packages*.
Several to *0oose from .only
$498 a'month. Call 763-
28438. See our homes ,at'
www.4salephoto.com 2ictIo/0i',

New 16x80 3 bedroom. 2
bath..Delivered & set-up.;
a/c, skirting only $29,995.
Call 785-4671. See our;
homes at www.4salephoto.cormI
21tclO/10(,

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

FIRST TIME BUYERS As.
little as '$500 down, two,
years on Job, no'derog. crdd-
it. Call Mr. Action @ 522--.
9300 or 527-1463 nights. '
tfcIo0/

EASY LAND HOME Low
.'fates low down.' Call. 522-.
9303 or 527-1463. tfclO/3,

PROPERTY OWNERS noth-
ing downn new turn key.
double wides up to 5 bed-
rooms, low rates, up to 30 yr.
Call 522-9300 or 527-1463.
tfc O10/3

NEW ZONE HI DOUBLE,
"WIDES At discount prices.'
No money down. Call 850-'
522-9300 or 850-527-1463.
tfclO/3


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


L










THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2002 PAGE 9B


SINGLE PARENTS SPE-
CIAL FINANCING. Easy
Qualifying, Low down, Low
Low Payments. Mr. Action @
522-9303 days or 527-1463
rights. -tfc10/3

DOWN PAYMENT ASSIS-
TANCE Gov. loans with lit-
tie or nothing down on
mobile home, rand and
improvements. -5 bed-
rooms. Call 522-9300 or
57-1:463. tfc10/3

NEW 28X80 over 2000 sq.
ft. includes delivery & setup,
etc. loaded with all' the bells
& whistles. $47,900. Call Mr.
Action @ 522-9303. tfclO/3

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

ZERO DOWN Is what many
customers qualify for on new
double wide with land anid
, improvements. 522-9300 or
527-1463. del 0/3


White miniature poodle, very
energetic. Free to good home
that will love and take care of
her. Loves children. If inter-
ested call 229-8408. itcelo/17

Want to breed black
Dachshund & Quarter horse.
Have papers on both ani-
mals. Also for sale computer-
ized treadmill. Property for
sale in Wewa near B & B. Call
850:648-2391. ,cI ,.3








For Sale- 5 acres in Stone
MAll Creek area. Call 227-
1143 or 227-9353. 4tplO/10

For Sale By Owner, Fishing
and hunting get away close
to Chipola and
Appalachacola River. 122:
BvTant's Landing Road cor-
ner lot on Hwy. 381. Dalkeith
least of Wewa. 2 bedroom. 1
bath. New paint in and out.
13- Be-ber' carpeting & new c-bi--
Jnets. Acre pear & fig trees.
grape s-ines. blueberry-bush-
es. Includes boat and out-'
board.WaiLtng for you.
S62.500.Call 941-355-0148
for appointment to show.
4tpLO/10

By Owner 90'x150' chain
link fenced lot. Located in
\White City near Kirkland's
boat landing. S16.500. Call
827-6869. 4tcl0/3

BEACON HILL'S BEST BUY!
2 S30.000 Lots, 2 bedroom
house with like new quality
appliances and' large shed.
$82,900. $4-OO down, 30
year mortgage, $500, a
month, available. See Lat'
9142, Starfish now. 1-228-
467- 1746. '. 8tp9/12

Beautiful Bay Front Lot at
Treasure Bay. Gorgeous sun-
sets and fabulous palms.
Asking 8205.000. Call 850-
229-9766 or 229-8211 ask
for Russ, LfclO/3

MEXICO BEACH
ST. JOE BEACH
Homes and Vacant Land. Ask
for Joan Lovelace. Your
Beach Realtor. Mexico Beach
Harmon Realty. 648-5767.
Sfc10/3


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78+/- acres on Overstreet
Road, excellent retirement
place near Dead Lakes,
Apalachicola River and 20
minutes to the Gulf ,of
Mexico. 12+/- acres Cypress
Swamp, 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 frame,
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. 5tp9/19

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. .tfc10/3

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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 witLh plenty of
room for adding on. Now ask-
mg S78.000 negouable. Call
827-2552 after 5:30 pm
Eastern or leave message.
lc 10/3

1.8 acres. 7 lots in
Wewahitchka. Shade trees,
near schools. Way below
appraisal, assume loan. Call
904-797-2823. 639-5215
message. tdfc10,'3

S999.999 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.
Flonda to get a guided tour of
this beautiful home. UclO0/3

Commercial/Warehouse
building for sale. 200
Williams' Ave.. Port St. Joe.
Corner of Williams & 2nd
Street. Approx 5400 sq. ft.
Call 227-7800. 8tc 10/10

Mexico Beach 3 bedroom.
2 bath. I office. 1800 sq. ft..
2 car garage 640 sq. ft. mas-
ter bath, ceramic Lile floor &
shower, double marble
counter top, ,corner whirlpool
tub, double shower. I 1/2
years old. 3 blocks off Mexico
Beach. Split floor plan. 223
Kim Kove. Call 648-2061.
tic 10/3

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FOR SALE BY OWNER -
38th Street, Mexico Beach.
New Beach side Townhome.
3 bedrooms., 1/2 baths,
ceramic ule. Berber carpet.
- all new appliances. Gulf
View. just steps to beach and
City Pier. S195.000. Possible
owner financing. Call 850-
229-7827 or 770-479-0331.
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iN THE FOULRTEEiNTH JUDLI:Lild.
7iR,: LiTT OF FLORIE.A
IN A.JD FOR GULF COI'ji
INi RE The Enlate of
JESSE FO1' CO.INGTON ,JR
Dr.:cacsed Probate D'.ia lon
Ca:e No 02.

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The admistranonr ol the E-tale of"
JESSE FOY C'O%9NGTN' JR
deceased; Case No. 02- Is pending
in the Circuit Court for Gulf County,
Florida, Probate Dbislor. the addre.;.
of which is Gulf'Co.unt. CoTnrthouse
P.n Srt Joe Florinda 32456 The name
Sard address oa the F'er,:.-nal
P.'pre-ienlative nrd the Per ,ornil
Preprerenaiiue ainorne, i-. set forth
bel-:'. ',
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
rj,'-TiFrED T-HAT
All per nori' i:-n ,*uh ,m '[hi nriouE ci Is
S.-net u-ho ha.e obiecilon Illiali'hatl
lenge te qualification, lof re Personal
Represenlraite ,enue or the rjurlaic
i:.n Ci-f his,:'our, or claim ;arn, Iri re.i
S in the e.-stale ajre require 10 file their
oojecuons. mth this Court WTHIN THE
LATTER OF THREE MONrTHS -IFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PIBLICA.
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
cop o'f this notice is seed ruhin
three months after the dale of ihe firsi
publication of ihis notice must le
their claims aith this Court WITHINJ
THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB.
LiCATiON rOF THIS NOTICE OP NINE
T DAMS AFTER THE DATE OF SER
"1,:E OF A C'OP OF THIS NOTICE 'N
, THEM
.-II other creditor: o th e de:eoent anai
persons having claims or demand.
agans, ithe decedent' e. lae .rmu' file
their ,:laimr rwih- the *:ouin rlTTHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
PN OTICE ALL CLAIMS DEMANDS AND
OB.jECTIONS NOT 50 FILED AiLL BE
FOREVER BARRED
The late of the first public uonr of thiu.
.Nhlce is September 26. 2002
A llcrne% for Personal Represenri active
DAklD C GASKIN
P -Bo\ i135
\i'-.r r i2inha. Fic-n.ria 32465
Fer.:nrl Repreienta ie
3291 C.:,unn Road ,
Nesxilloe Ma ma 36353
F'ublsn Sept 26 O.:t 3 1iaI 17 2002
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT. IN AND FOR GtULF
.: COUNTY FLORIDA


CIVIL DiISIOnr
CASE NO.: 02-238-CA
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
F/K/A
FIRST BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
TRUST
UNDER AGREEMENT DATED 6/1/98
(EQCC
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1998-2).
Plaintiff
vs.
KENDALL BODY: RICHARD S. BODY,
JR.;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENDALL A
BODY; -
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD S.
BODY.
JR.: JOHN DOE: JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF' THE
SUBJECT. .
PROPERTY,
RO. PR;, Defendants.
: NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: RICHARD S. BODY, JR.
(Residence Unknown) ,
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
RICHARD S. BODY, JR.
(Reildenc:e Lnhr, nl ...
YOU ARE NCTiFiED ,ha anr, action'for
Foreclosure of Mortgage on the folloW-
ing described property:
Lots 7,.8 and 9 of Block "Y" of
Unlit #3, Red Bull Island, Gulf
County. Florida; commence, at
the SE corner of, U.S.
'Government Lot No. 2 In
Fractional ,Secton 30, T4S.
R9W In Gulf County, Florida;
thence run North 145.4 feet
along the lot line; thence run N
S 89*05' W 1.162.01 feet along
the South right of way line of
Red Bull Island. Drive; ihernc:
run N 26*28' W, 508.79 ifeet
alng.the SW right of way line
of River Road' thenrice run S
F1 32 it' 35fu feet along ihe
rN right ,: l i..a lineol a rad-
ed sireet ther,,e run. i
26'V \' I12347 I'eel to ti-e
poinr :1 beginning, hence run
rJ is,'O, W 370j) feel. hence
, : ru r, N '4:5 E I 1945 fee
hernce run 5 '89'i)5' E 2800
feet al.na the S-uih right ol
a\ linre of a graded 'ireet
thence run N 63*32' E 14.08 ,
feet alo-,g the Southeas r nght
of way line of sald graced
street; -hence rn S 26"28 E
146.53 feet to the Point of
Beginning. -
A/K/A* 1024 BODY STREET.
WEWAHITCHKA, FL 32465
-r 0- eer, i'le.J a ajnl, t ou aro \ou are
re-.1uired to :ene ;i copy oi .our ,uTit.er
,di erise.. II ar,, lo i .nr, Marin.1i1 '7
Wia'or P1 Airorne P A PlanJill
sinoe addre-- is 160) rAiw 4'th
STREET. SUITE 12C.. FT LAUD
ERD-ALE fL 3:.209 on or before
O:ct.oer 31 20021 a date ohich i- w.th.
in thinrt3 1(J da)3 after me ir-ir p ioil
ScaLion o this. Nolice in Tihe Star and file
tle onginal ath ihe Clern of ihis Court
either before senice on plaintiffs aitor
ne, or immediately thereafter other
.1se a default sill be entered agair si
you for ihe relief demanded Ir, the corr.-
plaint
in acc-ordance alth ihe Amenic an hubi
Cliauilltie, A:Ict of 1990l ,ADAi diDsiea
persons sno. because -A their dl.abill.
lie;, need speienl acc'mmolnoaalon to
participate in thl- proceeciing should
cortacri the ADA', Coordinator atl l,0,
h5in Street Port Si Joe. FL 32456, .rt
Telephone (650) 229-6113 prior t1
such proceeding
WViTNESS mn nand and Ihe seal of
this Court this 26th day of September.
2002. .. .
D.:ugls C Birmingham
'_ Clerk of the Court .
S B /as. Tan)a Knox
SA. Deputy Clerk
Publish October 3, 10. 17 & 24. 2002.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
NOTICE 15 HEREBY' GIVEfJ that
George Core the holder of the fbllo ,ne
Tavi Certicale ha: file '. dld ertllfcate
Ior a la. deed to be Issued ih,-eon Tier,
certnilicate number and %ear ol
is-uarwep. ihe descripnion of he proper.
t%. ano the narre-; In which II A-a;
asses.red are a' Iollo,_-.
Ceruilcaie No 226 Application
No. 2'02-27
Year of Issuance: 1997 R:E.
No. 02499-000R
De,:.npuot of Propertm
LOT 30,. BLOCK "B".-
WILLIAMSBURG LSUBDIVI-
SION -TO THE CITY OF
VWEW_.kITCHKA FLORJE'A AS
PER PLAT THEREOF ON FILE
IN THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT. GULF COUNTY
FLORIDA
Najre in I ch assessed Lecis Baile,
Sand uf1e Louise Bailey
All oI sla, property being in r ulf
Counr, State or Florida
SUnles: such certificate shall he
redeemed according to la the proper-
i, de- .:rited in sch cernificale mill be
s:ld t,., me nighest bidder in the fronr,
Lobby of ihe Gull Count% Courthouse
al I I 00 A M E S T. orn Wedneidwy
the 30th das of October 2002
Elated this 30th day of Sepilenmber
D,:, OLiGLAS C BIRMIN.GHA1M
CLERh OF THE CIRCLIrT
COURT
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Depui ClerK
Fu llih Octi 3. ', 1 7 and 24 2j00-.
NorICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED
SriOTiCE LS HEREB'i Gl'.EN thar
SGerge Core thlie holder ofithe ilolhing
Ti\ Ceri1il',:le has filed sald cenlfic ate
for a is.\ deed to be issued thereon The
rertilicaie number and year :of
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Year of l'lssuance 197 4 RE 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
S .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
F 5SE'Tf':'nJ TOWNSHIP 7
SOUTH. RANGE 8 WEST.
3 GULF :,:-L'TNT FLORIDA;
1 ,THENCE r.c9'r51 35VW ALONG
THE S-I_ TH LINE OF, SAID
"FETIjN 5 F>OR 350 FEET;
THENCE Ni O'-25-E FARo -..
LEL \TiH THE EAST LINE OF
SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER
,'OF THE SOUTHWEST QUAR-
TER FOR 25 FEET TO THE
POINT OF- BEGINNING;
,,-THENCE CONTINUE
NO-09'25"E FOR 75 FEET;
THENCE N89'51135-W FOR
1 -40 FEET; THENCE
SSO'"09'25"W FOR 75 FEET; .
THErjNE 589',IC.35 C FOR
4140 FEET TO THE POINT OF.
BEGINNiNG .
Name inr, i'h assessed: JOE W.
WHITFIELD i.
All of saia property\ leing In Gulf
County State of Florida -: '..
Unle- sulch certilic le shall be
redeemed according 1t lau the pr-p)er-
t ode=-.:nr-ed in such certnlicate will be
:-ld ia the hihe- bi-der inr, the Ir,,ra
-,ID:, :. rhie ,ul ,O-u -, Courrnu;i,'-
at I- ,' 1t E S T onr, edne-ida,
S tre ,irh t ay :.1 ,',, .or 2':6"2
Dared ihl- 31n.'hn d,- ., of Seplemc.ter
..;GL: C BIRM I ",tt..1
CLERK :'F THE CiR,,CiT ':i'LrRT
,,lLF ,C)LrJTi lFL:.RFJDA
B' s JjriJ I M. TANKERSLEY .
Deputy clerk
Publish October 3. 10, 17.& 24. 2002.
NOTICE OF APPUCATION FOR TAX
DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
Gi-orge Core. the holder of the folloin .
la ,Certlficaue ha, flied :aid ertif'ic e
for a tax deed to be li-sued tinereon The
cerillicate number anr, ear 1,I
-isuarnce. the de-.:npilonr of the proper-
tv and the names ir, shlni l u-as
asie.:ses.l are aE loll.:.-
S erni'lcate N- ) 2,7 Applicaltion
,ri, 202-.29
iear o issuance 1998 F. E Nro
2' ,-2,c .,,00R
D'escription of Property: .
S LOTS3 25 26 AND .27. IN.
BL.C-C:; "B COLLEGE PARK
UBDilsCiNr TO THE CITY'
; OF WEWAHITCHKA. FLORI-
DA.-AS PER OFFICIAL PLAT
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-,
CUlITCOURT OF GULF COUN- .
TY, FLORIDA. '
Name in which assessed: JOHN E.
DI'FATTA SR.
1ll 'I: said property being in' Gulf"
County, State of Florida.
5 Unless such' certificate shall be
redeemed according 15 la'ia the proper.
0 1 de.-cnbted in 0u.:h ce-lificate ill be
r old to the higne-.il Didder in mte front
L Lobb\ of the Cull" Court[ COurthouue
at I (00 AM C ES T. orn .edrnesda
i the 30th da of1 October 2002
Dated this l-t da of 'cioner 2002
D'jUGLAS .: BiRMINGHA.M
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COUiRT
GULF COUtirF' FLORJDmE
B.,'S. JIiS MNI TANKERSLEY
Depuot Clerk
Publish Octotoer 3 I10 17 & 24 2002
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED
NOTICE iS HEREBY CGiEN lhal
.. Ge,re Core the h-ldier oi trhe fllo5 ,inr,
Ta, crlfi-: nle 5'a 1 'ile-I u iA ..erl 'l :i e
r a -i deed E-.: be I: 'u d i-,eoi-r., Th
f c riI-:ate number n rc ,ea 1'
.l'-f'Anrce the de:':rpuio, 01 o it-,e F-oper.
i and re rame in h-ic:t, li va
a ,s&iued are a: I-llou a
erJrulicate N ITI Applicallon
No 2002-30
Year of Issuance: 1998 R:E. No.
S01701-000R. ':'
Descripil.an of Propernt
COrlMENCE AT' ATrj IRON
STAKE DIRECTLY AC.Ri-SS
r.LtlN -STREET EAST OF THE
SE CORNER OF LOT I.
BLOCK I MEEK S LAKE SUB
DIVISION AND EVITEIDING
EAST ALONG THE i'NRTH
SiDE OF A PROPO'F:SED CurON
TINULTTIONO F FIRST STREET
E- T MCEEKS LE. lBEI-
.ISI'ON. A DiSTArJE 'I)F 225
FEET T'O A LIGHTED FinE
COPJEER F-'ST. THEN':E
NORTH i1'0 FEET T'O A.
LIGHTER PINE CORNER
P-ST THENCE WEST 228
i FEET TO AN IRON CORNER
STAKE AT THE CAST EDGE
SOF MAIN STREET 15,0 FEET
TO THE PQB, SAID L-'JD
LYING AND BEING IN SEC-'
TION 14, T4S; R10W. GULF.
COUrNY FLORIDA. -
Jamne in hhicih -assessed: JAMES H.
,'ADAM.5 :
.All oi 'a,- property being in -Gulf
County.:State of Florida.. ', /-
lrniles;s .suc certificate halll be
redeemed a.:co.rd rg '.- Is.-. the proper-
. t, de..rlbed ir, sn u h .:errll ,-:al- h 111 be
i-olO0 to re hiblie.i bidder in the I'roui
SL.,bbo fl tie Guolf Co.unr, Ccurhou.e
at I I ',A .M EC ST on Wednesda.
Sine 3' a'r oda -c- : lber. 2:':-2
Dared ihi- I[i d 3 ,l C'ctober '20,,2
D:UGL3LAS C BIRMINGHA0M
CLERK OF THE CIRCI.T ,COI.RT
GUIJLF COLUIIT,' FLORIDA
BY:/S/JANIS M. TANKERSLEY
Depurt Clerk
PFuolihlr,. October 3 10 17, & 24. 2002
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS:
BID NO. 0203-02
The Gulf, County Board of County
Commissioners will receive bids
From any person, company or corpo-
ration Ilnerested in providing the
following:
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(or equivalent)
Specifications may be obtained from
the. Clek's Office. G.l[ Counly


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Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin,
Sr., Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe,
FL 32456 (850) 229-6113.
Questions should be directed to
Public Works Director Gerald
Shearer at (850) 227-1401.
Please indicate on the envelope
YOUR COMPANY NAME, that this is a
SEALED BID, and include the BID
NUMBER.
Bids will be received 'until Friday,
October 25, 2002 at 5:00 p.m. ET at
the Office of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr.,
Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL
32456, and the bids will be opened
at this location on Monday, October
28, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The pub-
lic is invited to attend.
The Board reserves the right to
reject any and all bids. II
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA .
*By:/s/Chairman Jerry Barnes
Attest:/s/Douglas C. Birmingham,
Clerk
Fu-iish r, .:ti--.er 10.and 1, 2002 .
REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS
#0203-03 .
HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROJECT
S: DESIGN'AND PLANNING '. .',.
The Gulf County Board of County
Cominissioners is requesting proposals
from qualified professional architectur-
al and. planning consultants for the
design of rehabilitation/restoration' of
the Cape San Bias Lighthouse Keepers
Quarters, Oil Storage Building and.
Lighthouse Compound. Project Is locat-
ed at 150 Keepers Cottage Way (Cape
San Bias), Port St. Joe, Florida. Project
consists of a two-story, wood frame
Lighthouse Keepers .uanri-rs oullt.in
1917, Oil Storage Bi.lding a-il a 116
foot high, Iron skeietor. Linthouse
Tower built in .1917 Pr,:r-..ii -nh_.l
include but not be liniitt:.,u t,: I c.indi
ii.:.,r o.'c_ -Sneri. [ I1 ii," -oui'- drawoirg-
1..1 c:.:i-n [rrJ: :.i' dr '.h .
S n.: hi t i.= i *:.:.-r p.ti i e pro '- ,
i nir'lr,- oa, I:-.r irlndi -lJu 1 in r' r.' in
blin -:'nr;idr r:d a requloe -Je i.:. ,Jb
rl' e.1 n 1- sI.:,p: 01"_ f : Ie ere 6 l
Inter.e r ini.luair~ ihe i.llorin e -
Resumes of Ie., pers.:.nnre qu11ii:a
tons, past ep.rr'?i'ce oI irnmilar
nature, 'approach to' the project and
other Information pertinent to the pro-
ject.
Evaluation Criteria
S 1) Ability of Professional
S Pers6nne (10 points) '
SEvidence of past performance
and experience on similar ,
projects (25 points)
S31 Deior,'.rstraili:ri an under
S" i rlln f l_ [h, S.aue :,' Flhld
requirr-mlTera :_- l .or u':r, pr-:le,:-
Iu: eqpo irel
ul I b t r rerae rm r 5 I i -I
I' Current and pc-ojci, cd ,: ,- l
.-d n rirT ('' p r.:int )
el1 U.:a- iion, firm in ar, i F-rc-'rJn-r
ic project I IOpolniti
7t Eldenr,:e o.1 proper llcenirng to
provide required er,:e:- i
Fi-,rnda Ic poinflz

All irmn rnd,'or indiiiduali irieres'ied
jr. Deir.' cori.1,alred mus atend ar, or.
-ire lInsp.cti.rn on the property hu r,re
Gulf ',:.unrt Crief ,-dmirrrltral.-:r .:.r
de.igree anda repre.se'lral el)l If 'he
iE Joiepr i-li tiorin.: l .: ,. c',
*to .er 20'.12' at 1:'0 a t T E T
P Fropc-aE inus be : ubiTfnllit b% L &'.'
p m C T -:.n Fi'lam rJno.emTber I ;02
0to ire '-ii.:e.:.f ihe Gull Cournr Clerk or
Coun It 10' Ce-I:el ,i3 C:- ur. Sr Bi.. i
Romrr 14,i, Port St Joe. Floi-da 32456
Propo.aj: mill be opened or. Monao,
IJo.ember 4 20,'12 at 10C0 air, ET .
al the Orfice o' the Guli Counr,, 'Cler, ol
Court
/s/ Chairman Jerry Barries
altislt DouLia-- : Birrnigh nam
Publish October i0 and 17 2,:'02
SBUS FOR SALE
For S al: 196 Inreiraai,nal BlueL.ird
653, pac,-,.ger bu v.Wl9r, IIlt ie e ir e
apprrJM3a, It'H 12 (201'1i mlle= auto.
n il,:' iran i mi r :.- ,and arf :-rike:
Eld. mu,-i- t i- i ;c. alo d er.el,:-pe ana
L-. r;'': l .l .i lt Tr _- .-.rl all-rn,
D-partment .i fire ,Cull C run,' Sr.:.-:l
B-.:ard r,-. larnr inan noon Ocit.uer 26
01I05i, E a'J" i L-v dropped oIil a tr.,
tlarEpo,:'n au n ,l ii'e l:,c:aeId s- ih,' ,ull
C.'untr Adultl School or milled to inre
following address:
Don Rich, Transportation
Coordinator,-,
Gulf County School Board
S2853 Lohg Avenue
( ort St Joe. Fl. 32456'
Publish O.-i.-er 17" and 24,,2002
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
: FILE -., i)2-6, .,.:FC
I RE ESTATE OF MABEL Li_'CILLE
t.IILLER .RAlMSTRNR:.,lG De,:eed ,
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Tne aaiT niiIsr lIOn lof inre e.='aie
A rA-BEL LUC:ILLE MILLER .ARM
TR':-ii, d-ceazed File r urber :,2.
.31 i- pending In ihe Circuit:U Cu..urt If
GullC:.unr,r Florida Frobate Division,
the address of .hi,:h is Gulf County
Counrhou.e i1000 Cecl G. Costin, Jr.
Bld Portn S, Jre Florida 32456. The .
rare. and addre:'es .-f Lthe personal
repre.enrta'.e and the personal repre.
,enalatle's atorne,' are oet forth N el-
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT.
.11 per..'ons -n ho-m this nice
is ier 'el tno r,a.e ,Do1jeclionr, that
challenau ihc alldit, of mte .ilI the
quaili.c5iki.,ns :. ithe pierornal repreien
r. aiie. Ie rue. or luri dicll n I:I hi=
Courtn re required to file [heir oble-.
li-nr eqth mi-; Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE rDATE OF THE FIRST FPUBLiCA
Ti',ri OF THIS rNOTiCE OR THIRT-I
1301 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER
\1CE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM
'All .:reditof of" the de.:edent anid
other persons batlrng lailm or
demands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice 1- ,er.ed
lmiuin three 131 m,,ni-hs after the date
of the tIr-t publatnior, ol min rn.uUe
nmus.t fle their claimTI, -uh thl Counr
\ITTHIN THE LATER C'F THREE 131
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST FPIBL7ICATICt, '*F THi. NTIC:E
OR Ti-Fi 'i 13.:1 ; '.S5 AFTER THE
DATE :IF SEFP.ICE OF .A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE'ON THEM. .
SAll other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons having claims or


PUBLIC NOTICES
demar~~~~~~~~dsA agi. tied-.dn sae lcae e .e acle~3


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demand: against the de:eadcnt eilale
rr, ur file their claim- rrin h ihi Coun
.WITHIrN THREE 131 MONTHS AFTER
THE D-TE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC.
TION OF THIS NOTICE. '
ALL CLAIMS,. DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO, FILED WILL;
BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this Notice Is October 17. 2002.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin ,
Post Office Box 98
Port St. Joe; FL 32457
Telephone: (850) 227-1159
Florida Bar No. 699070
Personal Representative:
Glenn A. Miller
131 N. Orchard .
Bensenville. IL 60106
Publish October 17 and 24, 2002
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLU-
TION
ABANDONING ALLEYWAY/ROADWAY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PUR-
SUANT TO Section .336.10 Florida
Statutes, that the Board of County
Commissioners of Gulf County. Florida
at Its regular meeting on the 8th of
October, 2002. at 6:05 p.m., after duly
advertised notice of hearing on said
matter, has closed vacated abandoned
the Interest In' the public In the follow-
ing described alleyway: .,
Roadway (Marigold Street)
located' In Section 11.
Township 7S. Range 10 West


located between Parcel n2901-
OOR jnl '2766-0uXR per the
,i)cial F ecoro. In Cullf
County Fieldrlas
Notice hereof shall lbe published one (1)
-'time from the adoption of the
'Resolution abandoning said roadway.
Board of County
Commissioners
Gulf County, Florida
S' Crmen L. McLemore.,
Ghairmanr,
Aite it D uglas C. Birmingham
FuDjlh October 17, 2002






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12 Ye\Cs Experience
Home Repairs,
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Fences
Prolwesonal, Couricous, Quairv
Gn!t'Cuair, FL
Phone: 850-6476371


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Commercial & Residential
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$ Fax: 850-229-8976
We offer services from land clearing to
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Serving The Commutnity Since 19760


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' appear r Lawn Mowers
i Small Engine
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180 AVENUE C
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Diesel Engine Repair
Phone JA Mobile
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