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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
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Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: November 7, 2002
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New Reefs
Photos & story pg. 1B
Social News B Section
Halloween! Pg. 7A
Parrish Retires Pg. 4A
Sports Pg. 8A
Wewa Fire truck Pg. 3A
Obituary Pg. 8B
School News Pg. 38
Letters From You. Pg. 6A
Worship Choices Pg. 9B


Veterans Day

Ceremony Plans
Monday is Veterans Day and
several ceremonies are on tap over
the weekend.
On Saturday, the VFW Post in
Highland. View will hold Veterans
Community Day from noon until 4.
p.m.
There will be free hamburgers
and hot dogs, children's games
and door prizes.
On-Monday; Veterans Day will
start with a ceremony honoring
the occasion at 9 a.m. at Port St.
Joe High School.
At 11 a.m. there will be a cere-
mony at the Gulf County.
.Courthouse, followed by a flag cer-
emony at the VFW Post in,
Highland View.
For, more information on
Veterans Day events see articles
inside this paper.


Unemployment Numbers

Slightly Improved for

Gulf County over Year
by Tim Croft
Unemployment numbers for
Gulf County during the .second
quarter of the year remained well
below the state 'average and
showed slight improvement from
the same period in' 2001, accord-
ing to a report from the Universify
of West Florida. .,.
For the second quarter of this
year, the unemployment rate in'
the county was 4.97 percent, well
Under the 5.3 percent in the state
as a whole, well below the double'-
'digit numbers of just a.few years
ago and slightly better than the
4.98 percent 'of the same period'
last year, according to the Haas
Center for Business Research and
Economic Development.
The numbers, however,
remain naggingly above those for
the 16-courity Northwest Florida
region, which recorded a 4.07 per-
cent unemployment rate during
, the year's second quarter. '
Gulf was one of 10 counties in
the region that reported improve-
ments in their unemployment
rates.
SThe county was also among 13
in the region reporting gains in the
labor force from the previous year.
Gulf County added 111 jobs to
the labor force over the same quar-
ter in ,2001, a 2.47 percent
increase.
Franklin County, with '260
new jobs for a 6.66 percent
increase, was among three coun-
ties that led the way for the region
in the area of job creation.
Reflecting a region-wide trend,,
taxable sales in the county
dropped 2.7 percent from the same
period last year.
Total taxable sales in the
See Unemployment on page 11


FDOT Planning

Hwy. 71 Rehab
The Florida Department of
Transportation will hold an infor-
mal, public information meeting on
the upcoming rehabilitation of
Cecil G. Costin Blvd., from 6-7
p.m. ET on Nov. 21 in the
Centennial Building.
The FDOT is scheduled to
begin the rehab of Cecil G. Costin,
from U.S. 98 to the end of concrete
in Port St. Joe, about .415 miles,
in September 2004.
The work will require about six
months and. be completed in
March 2005.
Anyone with questions about
this project can contact Matthew
Branch, project manager, at 638-
2288, or Tommie Speights, public
I information officer, at 638-0250.


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by Tim Croft
By a whisker and a mile.
That was the distance in the
'District 2 races for County
Commissionand the School Board
on Tuesday night as' incumbent
Billy Traylor held his seat by a
healthy margin and Sharon
Gaskin edged George Cox by 13
votes for a -spot- on the School
Board.,
Additionally, county voters
demurred on the question of
whether the county should expend
dollars to pursue a return to at-
large voting.
The turnout was, right at 61
percent of the county's 9,000-plus
registered voters, a strong showing
.in a non-presidential general elec-
tion.
"I'm just tickled to death," said
Supervisor of Elections Linda
Griffin.
That, included 952 absentee
votes and 286 voters who chose
convenience or in-office voting
prior to Election Day.
The School Board race turned
on a few votes in the Wewahitchka
city precinct, a reflection of what
had been a clean, close campaign
since Cox and Gaskin survived the
September pnmary to face-off in
the general election.
Cox secured more votes in that
pnmary and garniered.more of the
votes .on absentee ballots and in
the Overstreet area. Gaskin, how-
ever. swung the election in the city.
The final tally was 630-617.
1 feel very good." Gaskin said.
"It was certainly a good campaign.
-I'm looking forward to mobi-
lizg resources for the teachers
and the school system. If we put
the resources in there we will have
a quality product and quality stu-
dents."
Then, keeping with the. tenor
of a campaign that traveled the
high road, Gaskin sent praise and
thanks in the direction of her
S' opponent and the voters who pro-
vided her the opportunity to serve.
"1 want to thank George,"
Gaskin said. "It takes teamwork to-
/ have a good campaign. I felt I was
a winner before the results 'came
in I've won either way.
"I've made some wonderful
fnendships. I have truly made
some wonderful friends. I've
walked their walk. gotten into their
likes. It makes me want to run a
marathon for this, community. I
look forward to working with the
-other board membSers. They are a
team I want to be a part of."
Cox, though clearly disap-
pointed in his narrow loss, was as
gracious in defeat as he 'was on the:
campaign stump.


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Billy Traylor Sharon Gas
'"(Gaskin) is qualified," Cox
.said. "That's the one 'thing about
this race,.' both candidates were
qualified."
Traylor, who narrowly sur-
vived a challenge from Tommy .
NMontford four years ago. routed ,
Montford in the city, while %winning
narrowly in the absentees to easily ;
overcome a .one-vote deficit in .
Overstreet.
Traylor took 60 percent of the
vote. or 763, to Montford's 493, or
40 percent.
'I felt very good going into the
election," Traylor said. "I felt good
meeting the public. Some of the
issues my opponent was bringing
up were not issues up here.
"Four years ago there was a lot
of controversy on some issues. 1
think things are running much
better in the county. People see
things in Distnct 1 and 2 as run-
ning much better."
Montford could not be reached
for comment.
Thl county question .on at- -
igrge voting went down by a reia-'"
lively narrow margin, a reflection.
in part, of, the mixed feelings
among voters. .
The final margin was 2,652, or
52 percent, voting "No" to allow the
county to expend between.
8750.000 and 81.4 million in legal
fees to overturn the court decision
which brought single-member, dis-
tricts.
2The "Yes" votes numbered
2,462, or 48 percent..,
That vote could be grounded
in two issues: the potential price
tag turned even sympathetic vot-
ers off. and a concern in some
pockets of the community that
corrung growth might. leave them
on the side of the road under an
at-large voting system.
S 'The money scared people,"
Griffin said in offering her opinion
on why the question was, defeated.
Griffin noted that the question had
been approved by voters once,
before.
"In a county that has gone


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The roof of the Gulf County Jail is in dire need of repair.


The Jail House Leaks


No, that's not the title of a
long-lost Elvis song. In recent
months what has been an ongoing.
leaking problem within the Gulf
County Sheriffs office has turned
into something more akin to "A
River Runs Through".
Gulf 'County Commissioners
decided during the board's last
regular meeting that the increase
in severity of roof leakage consti-
tuted an emergency situation. The
board agreed with a recommenda-
tion from Chief Administrator Don'
Butler to seek proposals from area
roofers and bring them to the
board through an abbreviated bid


procedure.
During a special board meet-
ing Friday at noon, commission-
ers agreed to accept the low bid
from Barfield Roofing and Sheet
Metal ($35,114.87) for the roofing
project.
Specifications for the job
include roofing' 4,500 sf over a
portion of the sheriffs office using
a melt down roll roofing product.
The product has a 12 year war-
ranty against leaking.
Work should get underway on
or about Nov. 11, 2002, and take
approximately dne month to com-
plete.


through what we've been through,'
the money just scared people,",
Griffin said.
In.statewide races on the bal-'
lot, Gov. Jeb Bushi garnered 56


percent; or 3,023, of the vote in the
county to challenger Bill McBride's
43 percent, or 2,349.
i U.S. Rep. Allen Boyd easily
took the county, over challenger


Tom McGurk, 73 percent to 27
percent, a microcosm of the overall
district ;vote returning Boyd to
office.
In the race to become the
Attorney General, Charlie Crist
narrowly edged Buddy Dyet by 50
votes in the county and went on to
win statewide.
David Nelson. a Dade County
librarian who had run a shoestring
campaign, won the ,county in the
'race for .Commissioner of
Agriculture, 54 to 46 percent. but
lost the race statewide.
County voters also approved,'
by generally solid margins, all but
two .of the amendments to the
Florida Constitution on the ballot.
The two that lost,. on Miami


see Election on Page 3-


The skyline along St. Joseph Bay will change drastically Sunday morning when demolition crews
implode three buildings at the old mill site.


3 Structures to be Imploded


At Mill Site this Sunday A.M.


The sound and fury this
Sunday morning won't be emanat-
ing. from any church pulpit, but
from the paper mill site.
At 8:30 a.m. this Sunday. Nov.
10, demolition teams will bring
down structures 5, 6 and 9 on the
mill.site.,
Residents are reminded that
traffic will be stopped on U.S. 98
beginning at 8:20 a.m.. and will
remain closed until the explosions


have gone off. .
.U.S. '98 will be closed at'
Avenue A in the city and at the
first road over the bridges in
Highland View.
Boats will be denied access to
waters immediately adjacent to the
mill, or no closer than 200 yards
from the bulkhead of the site, dur-
ing the 10-20 minutes that the
implosions will require.
Also, nobody from the public


will be allowed inside the fence line
of the property, in other words no
closer than the access road into
the mill, during the implosion pro-
cess.
Tonight, Thursday, at 7 p.m.
there' will be an informational
meeting concerning Sunday's
events, to be held at the Port
St. Joe Fire Department at 410
Williams Ave.


Annexation, Marina Out-Par els,


Brownfield Resolution and More

PSJ Commtission Handles Several Major Issues


Port St., Joe city commission-
ers took care of several major
issues during the board's regular
meeting Tuesday evening.
,' First off, they agreed to adver-i
tise to annex into the city' a
stretch of property running along
Hwy. 98 to the Dixie Belle Curve
which includes most all properties
on the water side of the highway.
The proposal does not include
Highland View, but it does include,
the WindMark development
located between Butler's
Restaurant and Dixie Bell' Curve.
Legal notice of the annexation
effort and a map of the proposed
area is published on page 8B of
this edition of The Star.
Commissioners heard the
first reading of this proposed ordi-
nance Tuesday and will vote on
the question at the board's next
meeting.'
Sells 6.61a. Marina Out-Parcel??
Commissioners also accepted
a contract proposal from local
businessmen Rex Buzzett and
Roy Smith to purchase 6.61 acres-
of the marina out-parcel property
that the city board has been
attempting to market.
Buzzett and Smith initially
made an offer on approximately
two acres between 1st Street and
2nd Street along Baltzell Avenue,
But, they made. an offer on the
entire 6.61-acre tract after com-


missioners expressed that past
request for proposals had been
advertised as independent parcels,
and the land they were interested
in is within Parcel "B"of the offer-
ing.
Buzzett and Smith offered
$782,250 for the 'acreage and
-agreed to start construction
within 18 months and be sub-
stantially complete within 30
months of the purchase date.
The catch to all of this is that -
the St. Joe Company has first
right of refusal on the marina out-
parcels as part of their agreed
contract to operate the Port St.
Joe Marina.
John Hendry was present at
the meeting representing the St.
Joe Company. He stated that the
company has been working on a
plan for the out-parcels since the
city called for RFPs on the prop-
erty. He told board members if
they started the clock ticking (by
accepting a purchase proposal)
then the St.. Joe Company would
react and respond within the 30-
day contractual period.
He also noted that the St. Joe
Company would be willing to work
with any potential offers made for
the property that the city sees as
a bonafide option. ,
,The 30-day clock will start
running when the St. Joe
Company receives formal word of


the accepted offer for the prop-
erty. Over the next 30 days the,
future development picture of the
marina's out-parcels will probably
begin to take shape as the St. Joe
Company outlines its proposal for
the property.
Passes Brownfleld Resolution
One of the most uneventful
portions of the meeting was also
one of the most eventful items of
business.
Smurfit-Stone and the.St. Joe '
Company had made known their
efforts, to have the former mill site.
and wastewater containment area
designated a Brownfield site.
Part of that process .calls for
the city board to pass a resolution
supporting the designation of the
property as an FDEP Brownfield
Redevelopment Program site.
Under the Stone/St. Joe
request the companies would
develop a site cleanup plan with,
the FDEP. The plan would specify
how any contamination at the two
parcels will be dealt with accord-
ing to FDEP requirements.
The ultimate incentive of the
Brownfield program is for the
property to be put back to use land
jobs to be generated within the
community. Another part of this
process includes the establish-
ment of a community advisory
board consisting of representa-
See PSJ Comm. on page 5


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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2002 :


EDITORIAL COMMENTARY Hunker Down With Kes. by Kesley;Colbert


Shopping At



Home is Good



For All
I do hope that most everyone has paid attention to the series
ofshop At Home advertisements that have appeared in The Star
Over the past several weeks.
I've enjoyed reading each ad's message about Wvhy it benefits
us to "shop at home".
My favorite title is the ad that reads. "Guess who supports the
local Boy Scouts, Little League, etc...." More than once I have seen
where our local business, owners have helped sponsor or support
a local event or organization only to see the organizers turn
around and take the local businesses contributions and travel to
another community and buy products or goods to be used by
them.
OUCH!!!
That will make your hair turn gray-or loose.
Many of the area's, local merchants and businessmen have
given till it plain hurts to support local projects and events.
Contrary to what may be a preconceived notion, the plight of most
small, and for that matter large. business operators is very diffi-
cult.,
One only needs to look at the daily news and see the number
.of biisiniesses that are cutting back employees or shutting down
operations altogether to see that all is not rosy in the business
world.
. I have a reputation for being somewhat frugal. In fact. some of
my closest friends and family members have used the word "tight"
when describing my purchasing antics-I prefer frugal.
What I've discovered in my continuing effort to live up to my
reputation is, you just can't beat the price, service and care you
can get purchasing goods locally.
Now, it is true there are some items that can't be purchased
locally. But what w\e will discover as time goes by. is. the more
often we purchase those items in our communities, the more busi-
ness owners will be willing to take the risk of providing and
expanding other market areas.
The theme of one of the ads states-"Money experts say that
each dollar will turn over as often as four or five times in a com-
munity like ours. which means that a dollar spent somewhere else
will take'awvay with it 84 or 85 in trade, wages, local taxes. etc.".,
This deal is sounding better. Not only will spending-doltln
our community help our friends. neighbors and relatives, but the
moneywe might spend locally recirculates. And. actually, in direct
and indirect ways is money invested back to ourselves.
If we want to see our communities improve, offer more recre-
ational services, and grow in the variety of available merchandise
then we have' to make an investment in its future also, by trading
with area businesses. In the end we'll all be better off.


A True Southerner Knows...


The best gesture of solace for a neighbor who's got trouble is
a plate of cold potato salad.
How to handle their "pot likker".
The differences between a redneck and a good oF boy.
Never to go snipe hunting twice.
Never to assume that the other car with the flashing turn sig-
nal is actually going to make a turn.
You may wear long sleeves. but you should always roll 'emr
up past the elbows.
You should never loan your tools, pickup, or gun to nobody.


This whole thing is Sam Beck's
fault. And his lovely \ife is just as
guilty. And believe you me-I'm
going to let both of them know it,
just as soon as they step foot back
in Gulf County!


Expanding The Menu!


It was -'**-pose to be a simrnple
meal And I was looking forward to
it. i didn 't even nund that I had
graciously offered to pay. I figured
it was my turn. After all. Mr. Beck
had picked up the check on the
previous ten meals.
The Becks are from New
Jersey. I try not to hold that
against them!. They come down
near 'bout every fal0 to visit and I
have come to truly love and appre-
ciate them over the years. They are
well :traveled, intelligent, have a


vast knowledge of how-the-wheel
turns-but most of all. they are

simply good folks. It is a pleasure
to be in their company. You can
readily understand why [ look for-
ward to their little forays to our
neck of the woods.
They politely invited my first
wife to join us. I was all. for that. I
had seen Dorothy Beck eat so I
knew she and Cathy were going to
have something in common right
off the bat!
But here is where the story


turns a little fuzzy. I had a busi-,
ness meeting at lunch. The Becks
were in town only for the day. COur
schedules weren't working just
right...somebody suggested we
meet in Panama Citv and have
dinner.
On Friday Night!
I agreed. And then got to pon-
denng on it almost immediately.: I
go to Panama City about once
every year and a half whether I
need to or not! It's hot that I don't
like the neighboring city. They just
don't have anything that I, can't
live without! At my age I feel com-
fortable in my house, on my
couch. It takes a pretty good fire to.
get me going'once I flop down' for
the weekend. ,
Cathy has suggested for years
that we ride over some evening;, eat
a nice dinner, catch a movie...T told
her we can eat a lot cheaper at
home' but 1I would be glad to
accommodate her just as soon as
Johnny Weissmuller and/or John
Wayne comes out with a new pic-
ture show.
Josh called. "Dad, I need some
last twist spikes for my golf shoes.
Are you going to Panama City any-
time soon?".
You don't suppose they're all
in cahoots!
Cathy suggested we leave
early, stop and pick up a few
essentials such as toothpaste, 3
'NI penetrating oil and dog
food-then swing by the golf dis-
count place and buy Josh's spikes
before we met the Becks.
The golf store is twenty miles
out of the wayr! I couldn't believe all
the traffic. There must be a Bee
Gees concert in town. And that lit-
tle yellow "you're-about-out-6 f-
gas" light .came on before we got
half way to the place. I figured I
might. as well get a dozen Titleist
NXT Distance balls while I was this
close.
I believe you're catching the
drift of the evening. I was out one
hundred dollars before I poured
the first spoonful of Honey
Mustard dressing over my saadi '
Well.- actually .: % ws
S137.32-the restaurant took- ohe
look at rrnl' and Mr. Beck .and
demanded that we pay BEFORE
we ate! Now under normal circum-
stances I have some heavy reserva-
tions about handing over the cash
before I see the goods. But in this
case' it turned out o.k. The food
was excellent..and plentiful. That
last item was important when you
take Cathy Colbert and Dorothy
Beck out to eat! Sam and I ate
what I would call "a healthy por-
tion" moderated with a tad of deco-
rum. Both girls piled iton!r
The meal, conversation and
company were excellent .You
know, you can learn a lot from
'folks that are smarter than you.
I'm afraid I wore them out with
questions about New York .City,
Dresden, Germany, Key West,:
Ebbets Field, how they found Gulf,
County...
It was truly a most delightful
:evening. I hated for it to end. As it'
'(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)


IHear Better After My Shower Bath


I HAD MY EARS flushed out
the other day. The wax had accu-
mulated, to such a degree that
- .they had to use a roto7rooter to
get it out. ,
'Mifhelle, the nurse, had to"
Suse' the ordinary. irrigatorr" and
the "water pic" in an attempt to
dislodge the wax so I could hear
again.
She called me back to the
treatment room and asked my
wife, "'!Miss Frenchie, do you want,
him to hear you once more or
shall I just leave the plug of wax
in his ears?"
It.was. my ears!'
Miss Frenchie was the. reason
I was at'the ..doctor's office in the
first place :If it had been left sole-
ly up. to mie, I'd have let nature
take its course.
It wasn't like my ears hadn't
stopped up before.
Michelle grunted and
strained and wet me thoroughly,
trying to dislodge the wax dam in
my ear. I think she" was having


fun because she laughed, every
time. she squirted water all over
me..
But, to give her credit; she
kept at it until I could finally hear
a little.

THEN, I WISHED I WAS deaf
again,' because I could hear what
those two women were saying
about me. -and it wasn't com-
plimentary, either. Michelle still
wanted to leave some of the wax
in my ear so I couldn't'hear.
It might have served the
cause better if she' had trans-
ferred the extra portion to the
ears of my wife! Then she would-


'n't be able to hear me! : .
Michelle should have cleaned
out my ears, without all of the
conversation, though. After, all. I
was going to give her the ball of
wax she extracted to Neep for. her
very own!

MICHELLE MUST; specialize
in'removmng build-ups of ear wax.
She -recognized just how, long it
had been since I gave-my. ears a
good washing.
.She asked me which day last
December did I clean them out
good. It wasn't really-; that- long
ago. -


I remember


distinctly ';my


mother! telling me to be sure and
wash my ears. so I wouldn't have
this problem. .
If I failed to get them clean
enough, she used a piece of sand-
paper and a Brillo pad on them.
That must- be why mommas
*of all nationalities insist, on little
boys cleaning their ears when
they wash their faces.
Just to keep Michelle from
having to get hold of them!
But, just think; it's the little
boys [and big boys] of this world
that keep Michelle working.
I wonder who cleans out her
ears when she has a wax build-
up?
SHE KNEW WHY I had come
to the doctor, so she made a point
to come out in the waiting room;
sneak Up my deaf side [which
was north, east,"-south and west]
and gently, coo in my ear, "Oh, Mr.
Rairisey, come on, backhand let
me work on those ears!"
I didn't know her reputation


for cleaning out ear. wax and she
didn't tell me.
'I should have known, or sus-,
pected., something when she
weighed me and took my blood
pressure just to get ear wax
out of my ears.
She gave me the whole treat-
ment! .
At first, she took me into the
light surgery room and started
working On me, until I convinced,
her I wasn't in for light surgery,
or surgery of any kind.
That Michelle is an eager onel
When she finished with me, I
felt as -if I had received a shower
bath. She warned me, though,
that she managed to half-drown
everyone she used the "water pic"
on. She lived up to her reputa-
'tion, too.

THE PROCEDURE itself did-
n't hurt, but it did bother me that
Michelle was having so much
enjoyment out of letting me
drown.


I've had the treatment several
times. When Dr." Joe Hendrix
cleaned my ears out, he let
"Tibby" do the waterworks and
she wet me down good, too.
'Tibby" used a large metal
syringe that was about 10 inches
long and all of two inches
around.
With that tool, she could wet
you down good!
I don't know what it is about
nurses, but they seem to delight
in nearly drowning you, or else
they dull their needles on a piec
of concrete before they draw
blood.
I've had my share of doctors
since my kidneys gave up the
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2002


General Election 11/5/02
County Commission District 2
I I I1 ,


" Precinct Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 114 15 lABS IlTotal
Billy Traylor 0 464 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 196 11753


Tommy Monlfprd 0 .252 0 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 jo 0 1147 11493
-County Question County Wide Voting
Precinct Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 ABS Total


no 241 380 126 94 68 82 327 201 93 31 274 30 119 49 537 2652
yes 205 278 127 85 73 63 224 73 127 35 375 77 97 54 569 2462
School Board District 2
' Precinct Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 ABS Total
George M. Cox 0 348 0 87 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 182 617
SharonT. Gaskin 0 372 0 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00 0163 630


Election


home rule and the protection of
pregnant pigs, came as little stir-
prise among those gathered at the
county Elections Office.
Miami home rule? Well, who in
Gulf County has a dog in that
fight.
As for pregnant pigs, it was
< repeatedly j pointed out that any-
body who, had raised or been
around pigs would know that you
don't allow pregnant pigs much
freedom because -they'll eat any-
thing, including their young.

Kesley
Continued from Page 2A
'turned out I would have been bet-,
ter off if: we'd all gone back for a
third dessert and told a couple
more Ernest Hemingway stories....
.K ; Cathy figured we were so close
to the mall...and we had a little
time left.. .if we hurried...
-':;She bought a scarf. Which
wasn't too. bad./Theri she bought a
blouse to match. And, of course,
she had toget a new pair of black
slacks because "you can't wear the
old slacks with a brand new shirt"
We didn t get out of the store with-
out the belt and shoes to complete,
the outfit!
S-I got so' .caught up in the
S.moment; that I paid ninety-nine
dollars for, a pair of Asics Gel-
Kayano running shoes!
On the way home the little bell
that starts binging after the little
yellow "you're-about-to-run-out-
of-gas" light has been on for a-
while started singing its sorig. I
had no cljoice. I slopped and filled
. upP.Ca.Lhy S, car.,.She, thanked me.
between bites of chocolate covered
peanuts and ice cream. They don't
call .'em convenient stores for
nothing!
How come stuff like this only
happens to me! I went for a quiet.
dinner with a couple 'of good
friends-and it cost me five hun-
dr'd bucks! '
But don't you worry. I have
taken steps to correct this situa-
tion. The next time Mr. and Mrs.
BIeck come down they are: staying.
at my house! I will get the pleasure
of their company from morning til.
bedtime and syve .money at the,
sppe time... .
Respectfully ,.:
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o Among the other amendments
on the ballot, only the vote regard-
ing No. 11, that restoring the
Board of Regents as the oversight
panel for the state university sys-
tem, was close in the county,
approved by just 66 votes.
Overall, the election came off
without much of a hiccup in the
county.
Machines ran well all day and
in all but one precinct, Highland
View, final results were able to be
transmitted by computer modem,
which meant the results were in,
within 45 minutes or so of the
polls closing.
"Everything went .-great,"
Griffin said. "We were all holding
our breath, we were a little-tense,
but it went well.
"The equipment was fine. We
had a problem with the' modem at
one precinct, but other than that it
went great. My pollworkers did a
great job."
Mexico Beach '
It was strictly a mixed bag for
incumbents Tuesday night in
Mexico Beach.
Although the numbers are not
yet official, the. absentees have
been' counted. all the votes tallied.
And in a campaign, that' at
times appeared to be one pitting a
teams. challengers versus incum-
bents, against each other, one
challenger will be sitting on the
council in the next month.
A total of 610 voters, or 58
percent, cast ballots in the city.
elections, an unusually strong
turnout for a non-presidential
election .
''. Chrisrine Bnnkmeier secured
56 percent of the vote for the
Group 2 seat on the council, breez-
ing past incumbent :Carolyn
Metcalf. 331 to 264.
"I feel great," said Brinkmeler,
her voice: scratchy from campaign-
ing and congratulatory phone
calls. "I am very happy that there
will be a voice in there for the peo-
ple. I don't care if;I am out-voted.
there will be a voice for the people."
Brinkmeier and her fellow
challengers had championed their
cause as that of providing voice to
the people, standing up to special,
interests they contended had too
much sway over the council. .
Mayor Kathy Kingsland sur-
vived a brutal, oft times, muddy '


three-way campaign, earning 44 fc
percent of the vote to slip, past th,
David Miller, 263 to 238.
Tollie Mullins drew 103 votes. ei
Kingsland, the first female to
mayor in the city's history, had la
been the target of a blistering cam- 1"-
paign from both Mullins and ce
Miller, right until the last days of a
the campaign.
"I. appreciate the opportunity si
to have two more years to work for
my community, to bring positive -
improvements to my community," ir
Kingsland said ke
In the Group 3 race, incum- as
bent David Thompson won handily fi
over Mel Ashcraft, securing 351 re-
votes, or 59 percent, to Ashcraft's
239.: V.
The incumbents had cam- -:
paigned :and advertised together, 8
touting the work they had done
turning the city around since
being elected to office two years
and a desire to continue to navi-
gate that course.
"I felt good about (my win). but
what's upsetting to me is that Mrs.
Metcalf lost," Thompson said. "But
that's the way the people are
responding.
"I think they are behind us. I
think getting out and talking to the
public, getting their input on the
future of the city. was the key."

Free Veterans
Day Dinner
The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW
Post 8285 will honor the Veterans
of the area by hosting- a free
Veterans Day dinner on Monday.
November 1 1, at 6:00 p.m. at the
Wewa Community Center." 5
Veterans and their farhilies are .
invited to attend and enjoy fine
food, entertainment and door
prizes.
For information, please
contact Kathryn Outlaw,
president, at 639-2055 or Ann
Mann, chairman, at 639-2443.

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a 28-year-old truck.
To be considered a first-line
truck, pumps must be certified
every 10 years.
"We have a first-line truck and
a reserve truck right now," said
city manager Don Minchew. "We
need another first-line truck."
Alan McNair, interim director
of the county Economic


Development Council, said his
inquiries revealed the price of the
new truck was not out of line for a
new Class A front-line pumper.
The truck was obtained by
accessing 'the Florida Sheriffs
Association state contract bid list.
There have been some discus-
See FIRE TRUCK on page 4


by Tim Croft
After considerable discussion
during a special meeting Monday
eight, the Wewahitchka City
commission unanimously
approved moving forward with the
purchase of a new fire truck.
The new pumper truck will
)st roughly $240,000, including
terest, with the first of eight
annual payments due one year
Iter delivery of the truck, likely in
ve to six months.
The county has agreed to pay
r half of the truck, which will
rake,, the annual payments
15,000 apiece for both the city
indthe county.
"The county has agreed to pay
alf the price of the fire truck,"
aid city manager Don Minchew.
County Commissioner
armen McLemore was on hand
ir the special meetingto reiterate
ie county's commitment.
Wewahitchka city commission-
rs had expressed,some reluctance
o approve the purchase during
ist week's regular meeting to
low investigation into issues con-
erning insurance and the need for
new truck.
But what it came down to was
simple math.
To ensure the city, the maxi-,
num number of points under
isurance policy, and therefore
eep insurance premiums as low
s possible, it had to have two
rst-line pumper trucks and a
serve.
Currently, the' Wewahitchka -
olunteer Fire Department has a
0-year-old truck, with roughly
,000 miles on the odometer, and


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GM, VP Parrish Retires from Railroad
ANR vic prsdet an h a


Fresh out of the Navy in 1964,
Wayne Parrish needed a job. So
when he heard the railroad in Port
St. Joe needed a dispatcher he
hustled over with application in
hand.
"It was just a job. I didn't
know what the duties were, but I
needed to earn some money,"
Wayne says in looking back over a
34-year career that took him to
the leadership of Apalachicola
Northern Railroad from where he
retired this month as its vice
president and general manager.
He was hired the same day he
applied, and when he politely
asked his new boss what the job
involved, the supervisor growled
back; "You'll do what I tell you."


closely with AN Railway. Wayne,
who is 59, says he is
contemplating full retirement in
the next two or three years and he
hopes that the extra leisure time
will help him shave some strokes
off his golf game.
Wayne points to the upgrade
to new, heavier gauge tracks,
along ANRR's entire 100-mile
main line as his top executive
achievement after assuming the
job, of vice president in 1992. But
as good as he feels about that, he
says his favorite personal moment
came in 1981 when he, managed
the Raffield's -softball team to the
national softball title in the
industrial slow pitch league.
"Not too many people win a


And, that's the way it went. vice president because I. atioais litiY int d uo u i. vy
Routine clerical work, hard labor understood what everybody did- says of hs days in the dugout.
in the rail yard, safety inspector to how they approached their jobs Sunming up his life on the
front office management, Wayne and how they felt about their railroad. Waynre chuckles at,
tried .his hand at just about every work," Wayne says as he pranks from an earlier era.
job the railroad had.to offer. Over contemplates a career that has Though denying responsibility, he
time, "just-a-job" became a love taken another turn with the recalls the time some rail workers
affair. recent sale of the railroad s rolling stuffed a co-worker s locker with a
It was different e\ern dav. I stock by The St. Joe Company to three-foot alligator.
got to do a little bit of everything AN Railway L.L.C. of Panama City. He turns serious as he
and that helped me later on as For noew. Way-ne will work remembers Roy Gibson, long-time


ANRR vice president, and the man
who taught Wayne the business
and also how to conduct himself.
"Roy was the company's vice
president and general manger


Fire Truck

--From Pg3A
sion about the.Wewahitchka Fire
Department sending one of its
older trucks to man a. station in
the Stone Mill Creek area.
'Tm sure that's in everybody's
Inind." Minchew said.
CoIunty commissioners are not
yet in a position, however, to move
forward with that concept.
And regardless, the truck '
would still be under the umbrella
of the X.Vwahitchka Fire
Department and would therefore
not affect the iAnsurance rating for .
,the city.



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when I first got to the railroad,"
Wayne says with obvious
affection. "He never raised his
voice. He didn't think screaming
achieved anything, but you


* always knew where you stood
with him.
"He was a very nice man. I
was lucky to have him show me
the ropes."


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* PSJPD News
Steven Wayne Craft, age 42,
of Port St. Joe was arrested on
November 1 for possession of
cannabis (less than twenty grams)
after being stopped for a traffic
violation.
Caroline ., ean Kollman, age
40, of PortSt. Joe, was arrested
on October 41, on five felony
warrants involving forgery.
William Howard Hammond,
age 55, of Apalachicola was
arrested on November 3 for
driving with a suspended license
after being stopped for a traffic
violation.
The Port St. Joe Police.
Department has a pair of
prescription eyeglasses that were
turned in by a citizen.. The glasses
were found in the area of the low
wall at ithe end of 1st Street.
Contact the police 'department
between the hours of 8:00 a.m.
and 5:00 p.m. Monday through
Friday for more information.


Highland View
VFW Veterans.

Day Celebration
A full .afternoon of festivities.
in celebration, of Veterans Day is
planned for Saturday, November
9, 'at VFW Post 10069 and Ladies
Auxiliary att 1774 Trout Avenue,
Highland View.: .
The opening ceremony takes
place at 12:00 noon ET, 'followed
by, the little G.I. Joe and, Jane
contest for' children under: eight
years old. Children may dress up
like ;a real G.I. for prizes. .
1?At 00 p.m. ET games for the'
children begin, followed .by a;
contest for the oldest and
youngest veteran:in attendance:.
; Door prizes,, donated; by
generous local merchants, will be
given away all day long. Musical.
entertainment, face painting by.
Jeri Noble and a dunk tank will
add: to: the fuit., FREE ham-,
bturger', corn dogs and, sodas will
be provided. Bring the whole
family and dbn't forget the. lawn
chairs.,' :, ,
On Friday VFW and Auxiliary
members will be out in front of
local businesses, like Piggly
Wiggly, Dollar General' and Bill's
Dollar Store with poppies for sale.
Please donate to the relief fund-
arid buy a poppy. .
'The next regular membership
meeting for men and ladies will be
'helq ti tha. Post Horie' oh
' d Tuesdav.' Nove'mbe r : 1 at' 7:'30
p.m ET. .. *


PSJ Commission
-From Pg. 1A

tives from a cross section of the
community.
Commissioners unanimously
voted to pass the resolution.
Mayor Pate commented after the
vote."this is a win/win for every-
body."
Battle Street Approved
Stormwater improvements in
the Battle Street area of North PSJ
are finally about to get underway.
Commissioners agreed to accept
the low bid and move forward with
the work after receiving verbal
commitment from FEMA that the
final portion of funding for the
project would be awarded to the
city.

Second Strike
Force 98 Results
The second phase of Strike
Force 98 occurred during the6
twenty-four hour period of Fnday.
October 25. The 12 participating
agencies conducted various
efforts ranging from unmarked
patrol'cars to stealthy laser speed
measuring operations along US.
98, across Northwest Florida. The
scheduled aircraft operations and
a comprehensive roadside safety
checkpoint were canceled due to
the inclement Weather.
Traffic laws are designed. to
: make roads safer, and help save
lives by preventing traffic crashes
that are caused' by the drinking,.
aggressive, careless and the
speeding motorist.
Strike Force 98 continued its
enforcement aspect on Friday,
October 25i Dunng that twenty-
four hour period in Gulf County,
ten speeding. citations were
'issued, and two citations for
driving while license suspended
were issued. In Bay County.
including Mexic'o Beach and the
STyndall Parkway,- there, were
'sixty-four speeding citations
issued, ten, citations for no seat
.belt/child restraint, six citations
for running red lights,, and one
DUI arrest.
With the holidays of Thanks-
giving, Christmas and New Years
quickly approaching additional
Strike ,Force 98 efforts are
planned in an attempt to make
them safe and sober holidays.
Remember to buckle up, Florida!

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In Other Business
Accepted the plat request for'
Southgate subdivision. The 52 lot
subdivision is located off Garrison
Avenue across from the Gulf/
Franklin Center. Preble-Rish engi-
neer Bill Kennedy outlined the
subdivision which is being devel-


oped by the St. Joe Company. The
plat will be turned over to the
county for review.
Kennedy also updated the
board on the 10th Street Park
project. Toys are in and are being
put together. The board is also
going out for bids on several other


aspects of the development.
Set a workshop for
Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 12:00.
Items to be discussed include
industrial and residential zoning
ordinance 294, Paul Gant's
Barbecue and garbage.
Commissioner Eugene


Raffield pointed out that Aztec
had taken over garbage collection
within the city. Commissioners
had agreed to contract out
garbage collection during a spe-
cial meeting held in September.
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on November 1.


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The science department of Wewahitchka High School was the beneficiary of county special project
funds when District Two County Commissioner Billy Traylor donated S1,000.00 to purchase supplies.
Above Jim Stein, left, science teacher accepts the check from Traylor as students look on.


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It's Been a Great Y
Dear Editor,
As most of you know n
Stephen is a senior at PortS
High School. He has
football since he was in ti
gi-ade. Whether we win or Ic
loyal fans always show up
would like to thank them fo
I would also like ,tq recogi
The announcers:'Teedy N
Bobby Nobles. Howard Brom
Pat Floyd, Tracy Brownin
Your -positive commentary.
chain gang: John W\right
Wilder, Theo Johnson;
Patterson for always running
the chains. The Star Publ
Company for giving us a pag
Methodist group, who
wherever we play.
It has been, a rough sta
year with St. Joe losing th
couple of games but the S
never gave up. Week after
have watched as ,this young


fear'

iy son
St. Joe
played


has grown up. When sports-
casters and other coaches ruled
,us out.. .the Sharks just dug deep.
There was electricity in the air at
Monday night's tie-breaker game.
The Sharks took to the field and
you might say they smelled blood
in .the water because tSharks
swam as ateam for the 12-minute
quarter and in sudden death
made their, fatal attack. The
ripples that game caused could be,
felt around the Big Bend area,., -
S ToCoach Palmer & staff-
thanks for the time and effort
that goes' into coaching. To the"
senior leadership 'of this team:
Terrance, Brad. Brian. Eric.
Randy & Stephen. congratul.-
ations on- the return pf the
Raffield/Whitfield county trophy


te the, Nicole Windolf
and I Patient at Mayo
rize.-. Five-year-old, Nicole Winddlf
obl es is having her surgery on
wning, Wednesday, November 6 at the
Tg,. fr. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. and
h. T-e .will remain there until November
STim 16. The address, is: St.. Nlary's
P at Hospital'; 1216 2nd Street .SW;
h with RochesIter, MN 55902. Telephone
e Tshn.e is 507-255-5123. .
follow The Windolf family would like
to extend sincere gratitude to the
Sthis community dunng this difficult
e first time. The outpouring of love and
fiarks. support from everyone has.meant
arweek I so much. The prayers of all the
week I churches and .individuals have.
g, eam made such a difference. Please
continue to pray for Nicky.. God
bless you all.


and your bid at the playoffs. To
the juniors: Rave. Antonio. Vic.
Nick. and A.J. you will be the
leaders of our future, good luck.
To the sophomores: Kenny, Zack.
Brandon. Jake. Jusun, Randall.
Josh D. Josh K, Bennie. you will
be the foundation of this team.
And to the Freshman: Ash.
Ashton. Steve, Sidney, Ryan,
Zack. Jordon. you have been left
the legacy of Shark pnde... guard
it well. No matter how the rest of
the season turns out, you have
made it a great year and I am so
proud of each and every one of
you!
ft I Shark Farn-Tracit Gaddis


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hundreds of cities, counties, and
states across the nation in
observing the month of November
as National Hospice Month.'
Hospice in the United States
has flourished from one, program
"in 1974 td more than 3.300 today.
Hospice care helped meet the
medical, emotional and spiritual
needs of nearly 775,000
terminally ill patients and; loved
ones across the nation last year.
Covenant Hospice has served
people facing end of life -issues
since 1984, and will serve over
3,606 patients in 2002. Covenant
Hospice is widely recognized as
one of the ..largest and. most
comprehensive hospices in the
nation, dedicated to providing
comprehensive, compassionate
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* ones during times of life-limitfing
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Disadvantaged Board
.The Gulf County Trans-
portation Disadvantaged Coordin-
-. atming Board has announced a
meeting to be held Wednesday.
November 13. at 2:00 p.m. ET. at
the Gultlf County Senior Citizens
Center. 120 Library Dnve. Port St.
Joe.
The agenda will include the
Community Transportation Co-
ordinator's quarterly operational
anfd financial report, commission
for the transportation disad-
vantaged report, and staffll report.
The public is invited to attend
the meeting. For more infor-
mation. contact Van Bailey at the
Apalachee Regional Planning
Council at 850-674-4571.


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Dawson Hillard, Brandon Barnes and Bailey Ramsey with their mothers and
grandmothers.


Witches and goblins
invaded Gulf County last
Thursday evening for the
annual Halloween festivi-
ties.
One of the highlights of
the evening was the annu-
al Halloween on Reid cos-
tume contest, sponsored
by the Constitu-tion City
Business Association.
This event was held at the
Railroad and St. Joe
Company parking lot,
which was full of young
trick or treaters. Over 100
youngsters were in line to
be judged as the "best
dressed" in four different
categories.
After the costume con-
test hundreds of young
people and older adults
,took to the sidewalks of
Reid Avenue where mer-
chants and businessmen
shared a wealth of treats.
First, second and third
place winners of the cos-
tume contest, by age cate-
gory, were: Age 3 and
under-Dawson Hillard,
Brandon Barnes and
Bailey Ramsey.
Four to six years:
MaKerina' Rogers, Jade
Thompson Randd Ashlin
Morgan.
Seven to' nine years:
Austin Williams, Chloe
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Seven to nine years: Austin Williams, Chloe Douglas and Lexi Strickland.


Gulf Teachers Try N


by Tim Croft
Gulf County teachers and
support personnel charted a
new tack this past weekend as
they navigate the turbulent
waters of negotiations with the
district.
They took their case direct-
ly to the people.,
Fans: who attended last
Friday's renewal of the Port St.
Joe versus Wewahitchka foot-
ball rivalry, found E.xhibit 1 on
their windshields after the
game. ..
A flier, distributed by
teachers and support person-
nel, provided the broad strokes.
of the arguments being made to
'district negotiators.
In 'bullet points, the flier
noted that the average pay for
teachers in the county is.. well
below the state average while
some support personnel are the
lowest paid in the state, that an
increase in insurance premi-
ums will devour the 2 percent
pay raise being offered by the
district and that administrative
costs have risen in the district
while teachers are taking flight
for higher paying jobs in neigh-
boring counties or states..
"It's an expression of the
level of frustration among the
teachers and support person-
nel," said Tom Wazlavek, execu-
tive director of the Gulf County
jEducation Association, which
represents the teachers and
support personnel.
The teachers and district
are currently at an impasse and
heading to, a mediator for a
hearing.
The sides are butting heads
1for a second-straight year over
salaries and benefits.
The teachers want a 4 per-
cent increase above the annual
step, or incremental, increase
they get under the current con-
tract.
The step averages about
1.8 percent across the salary
scale. About one-third of the


teachers, are high enough up
the scale in terms of seniority
"' that they do rot receive the
step. ,
Teachers received only the
step increase last year.
The district is offering 2'
percent above the step, con-
tending that there is simply not
sufficient unencumbered dol-
lars' to meet the teachers'
request this year.
The sides are also apart on
the district's contribution to
health insurance as well as the
teachers' desire to join the state
employee health plan. ,
As for support personnel,,
the union and distinct are still
working out the language in the
first collective bargaining con-
tract for non-instructional
employees.
The union has made a
salary offer similar to that from
the teachers, but district nego-
tiators have yet to counter that
offer.
The lack of progress on the,
salary issue has compelled dis-
trict employees to find new
avenues to state their case.
The first came two months
ago when a petition was distrib-
uted and signed by some 70-75
percent of teachers stating that
the teachers would not take
less than a 4 percent raise
above the step.
And last week, the flier dis-
tributed at the football game
laid out the case that while the
district's schools are all "A" or
"B" schools under the state's
grading system, the district has
more interest in spending on
items such as new mowing
tractors, costing $19,000, than
providing substantive raises for
its employees.
"It's a matter of priorities in
the budget," Wazlavek said.
"The employees have done such
a good job pulling the district's
scores up, but the board won't
honor that commitment with a,
decent pay raise."


nd Ashlin Morgah.


qew Tack.

nated from observing regotia-
tions in Jackson County.
There, teachers and sup-
port personnel Padistributed
leaflets throughout the commu-
nity and attended School Board
meeting en miasse to express
their discontentment with the
speed and tenor of negotiations.
Ultimately, the Jackson
County School' Board settled
with the teachers, raising its
insurance contribution 'and
providing healthy raises.
Wazlavek : said district
employees decided to mount a
similar campaign. though he:,
said it was the decision or .the
teachers and support,personnel
to do so, a decision made with-
out his knowledge.
"We want to inform, remind
the public that they have good
public schools in the county
and that the,board will not pro-
vide a decent pay raise,"
Wazlavek said. "Beyond that we
want to tell the School Board
we aren't going away."
The union estimates it
would take roughly $200,000 to
provide teachers and support
personnel with a 4d percent
raise above the step increase. d
Wazlavek has presented
district negotiators with a pre-
liminary review of the budget
that he said shows wherethe
district could find about
$120,000 by budgeting to what
was spent during the previous
fiscal year.
However, district negotia-
tors have argued that the
money is simply not in this
year's budget to provide the
raises teachers seek.
They have urged the union
to work collaboratively with
them to get what money ,is
available on the table for this
year, with an eye on providing
additional raises and benefits
next year. L-


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Sharks Take Raffiel dWhitfield


The annual battle for the Gulf
County Championship and rights
to covet the Raffield/Whitfield tro-
phy for the next year were at stake
last Friday evening as the Sharks
and Gators squared off for their
annual gridiron rivalry.
This event took on even more
meaning as state, play-off hopes
were weighing in the balance.
When the dust had settled the
host Sharks had taken a 21-7 win
forcing a three-way playoff
Monday for second place in
District 2-1A.
Sophomore running back
Randall Johnson provided all the
offensive punch the Sharks
needed, scoring all three touch-
downs on runs of 73. 28 and 7
yards enroute to 197 yards rush-
ing on 27 carries.
It looked as though the first
quarter of action would come to a
scoreless end after both teams


had exchanged possession with'
neither taking a' decisive advan-
tage. But,. with :27 remaining ini
the quarter,. Johnson raced 72.
yards on a toss sweep to give the
Sharks a 7-0 lead. Stephen
Gaddis kicked the extra point.
That lead was short-lived,
though. The Gators unveiled their
most effective offensive weapon of
the game: quarterback Hunter
Nunnery. Nunnery called his own
number for option keepers for
runs of 15, 8, 7 and a: 17.yard
scoring trot to cap off a 58 yard, .7
play drive. T.J. Easter's extra
point kick knotted the score at


7-7 waith 9:45 remain
first hall'.
Capitalizing on rr
always a key to win
matchups. As the sec(
action got underway. t
committed key turnover
fumbled the quarter


change in the backfield on the
third play of the half and W\ewa's
Ryan Baker covered the ball on
the Shark 49-yard line.,
On the very next play the
Gators, returned the favor fum-
bling the ball" back over to the
Sharks. Josh Daily, recovered the
ball for the Sharks on the 39-yard
line. Four plays later Randall
Johnson broke free for a 28-yard
TD run. Gaddis again split the
uprights to stretch the Sharks'
lead to 14-7. A 17-yard pass play
from QB Kenny McFarland to
Jake Owens set the table for
Johnson's 28-yard TD gallop.


ing in the The remainder of the game
shifted to classic defensive battle
stakes is between cross-county rivals. Both
ning close teams battled for field position
ond half of and momentum. but as time
both teams slipped away in the fourth quarter
ers. St. Joe the Gators were forced to use a
rback ex- four-down offense to try and erase
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the 14-7 Shark advantage.
Shark defenders stepped up
for the challenge as Sidney Harris -
recorded a tackle for a loss on
Gator running back Chns Gainer.
forcing a 4th and long deep in.;
Shark territory. Josh, Daily then'
sacked Gator quarterback
Nunnery at the 21-yard line with
2.2:8 left in-the game. ,
Shark quarterback Kenny
McFarland handed the ball over to
Johnson on four consecutive
plays. the last a 7-yard TD run, to
put the.garpe out of reach at 21-7
wit,.,,,,, 2 remaining. .:Ga d isj-..
, againt.a.ced on t'ff extra point" .,-


"St. Joe just came out and
played hard--they wanted it
more," said Gator head coach Ken
Cohen of the game.
He went on to comment that
key penalties and turnovers had
. hurt the Gators' effort.
,Port St. Joe coach John
Palmer said the key to his team's
victory was the play of its offen-
sive line. They did an outstand-
ing job of staying with their blocks
and opening up holes for our
backs... they also provided time
for our quarterback to look down-
field in passing s situations
"The defense also adjusted


well to Wewa's option game in the
second half ofl play after strug-
gling some early in the game."
Palmer added.
Randall IJohnsoni had
: another good night." he contin-'-
ued. Jake Owens also continues-
to provide great blocking from the'
fullback position.'
Olfensively for the Sharks,
Johnson led all rushers with:27'
carries for 197 yards. Brad Ray
added 16 yards ion three carries;
Jake Owens had 15 yards on
three carries- anrd Kenny
McFarland had six ard? on' f'It';t-
carries for a total of 234 rushing


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.The Sharks' defensive
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SBloIuntstown Tigers in
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evening to capture the
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Score byQuarters
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Sharks 7 0 7 -' 7 -,21
STATISTICS
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Passing Yards 16 24
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Gator quarterback Hunter Nunnery (4) just completed the option
pitch to Andrae Williams (2) for a good gain.


, yards.
Owens added another 17
yards on one catch and Raye
Bailey and Terrance Chambers
had catches of six and one yards
respectively. McFarland com-
pleted three passes in. three
attempts for 24 yards.
Jake Qwens led the Sharks
defensively, with 12 tackles-six
solos, six assists and one for a
loss. Owens also is credited with
causing a fumble. A.J. Spires fol-
lowed with eight tackles and
Rahdall Johnrion.rihad se.ere ltack-
les. Sidney Harris, .- Brandon
Thomas and Terrance Chambers
all had six tackles on the night.


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Raye Bailey intercepted a'
Gator pass and Josh Daily recov-
ered a fumble.
Offensively for the Gators
Hunter Nunnery led the charge
with 54 rushing yards off 14.car-
ries and one touchdown. Chris
Gainer and #2 Andrea Williams
added 22 yards each and Sean
Kerrigan had 21 yards rushing.
Nunnery completed one ,of
seven passes for 14 yards. Gainer
made the lone reception.
The Sharks will travel, to; Bay
High Thursday night to take, on,
the Tornados .at Tommy Oliver
staduim.
XVew-a also is travelif a to .take


A winter soccer season will be
held for 12 to 15 year olds
beginning in December. There will
be boys' and girls' teams from
Gulf and Franklin counties.
Return soccer players and
new players are invited to
participate. Games will be held on
Saturday in January and
February; practices will start ip
December. '
Registration foriwinter soccer,
will be held on Tuesday,
November 12 at Shoreline Medical
:Group from 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Players may also sign up at
Shoreline. Medical Group between
8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday.
Registrants are to bring a
copy of their birth certificate. The.
fee is $50; checks are to be made.
payable to Port St. Joe Youth
Soccer. Uniforms \i]ll be provided.
Parents and players will need to
sign paperwork for registrauon.


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Shark defender Sidney Harris (41) meets Gator running back Ryan Baker in the backfield and Randy
Raffield closes in for the assist.


Jaguars End Season Undefeated


The Wewa Warriors 9-10 year,
old football team came to Shark
Stadium Tuesday evening,
October 22, determined to knock
off the undefeated PSJ Jaguars.
Although they had lost once to the
Jags, a 12 to 0 defeat in the first
'game of the season, :they
obviously felt they could do the
job. The game was of major
importance to the Jaguars. A win
made them Southern Division
Champions of -the Big Bend'
Football League.
The Warrior defense came nut
pla.inng outstanding football but
.o did the .Jaguars For almost
the entire first half the game was
played between the forty-yard line
, stripes. Then with less than a


minute left, Calvin 'Pryor 'moved
the 'ball to the Warrior 32 on a
tackle-busting run off left ,tackle.
Quarterback Nathan Tarantino
pitched the ball to Chris Cochran
who set up and threw a perfect
pass to a streaking Roman Quinn
for his second touchdown in less
'than a minute. The half ended
Jaguars 12, Warriors 0 .,
The second half started with a
Pryor fumble on the first play. The
Warriors were driven back on
their first twp plays but then.
broke- one to the .Jag's 18-yard,
line, their deepest penetration of
the day. The PSJ defense held and
the offense took over on the 23-
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The Jaguars then went on a
14 play, -.77-yard drive that ran 8
1/2 minutes off the clock. The
coaching staff had made some
halftime adjiutments, that
Neutralized the Wewa rush. Time
after time Pryor, Cochran and
Raheen Clemons smashed into
the Warriors defense behind a
hard charging olIfensi\e line.
Tarantino made a perfect pitch to
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critical first down. When they ot
inside the 10, Cochran smelled'
the end zone and powered it in
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Tarantino kept -the ball on .an r.
option play, to the right side for
the conversion and a 20 to 0 lead
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Sharks Earn Berth In Play-offs


With last Friday's 21-7 win
over the Wewahitchka Gators the'
PSJ Sharks brought total confu-
sion to the district's play-off sta-
tus. The win forced a three-way tie
between Blountstown, Wewa and
Port St. Joe for runner-up in dis-
trict 2-1A. Liberty County has
secured the first place spot.
All three teams met at Shark
Stadium Monday night to compete
in a tiebreaker for second place
and when the dust had settled St.
Joe had taken a 7-0 win to earn a
play-off spot.
Wewahitchka and Blounts-
town met first in the tiebreaker
series.
"That long pass broke our
back," said Coach Cohen. He was
alluding to a 61-yard TD toss from
Blountstown quarterback Huck
Montgomery to receiver Delveron
Garrett on a third and long play.
Blountstown scored again late in
the quarter after Wewa failed to
convert a first down on a 4th and
three play. Blountstown won the,
first portion of the tiebreaker
14-0.


Next came the Sharks, who
had lost to Blountstown early in
the season 42-10.
"Since the first Blountstown
game we've gotten better with
each week," said Shark coach
John Palmer.
"Our defense was unbeliev-
able," he added after the game.
The Sharks and Tigers battled
to a scoreless tie during their tie-
breaking quarter forcing a Kansas
tie breaker series to decide the
district's runner-up.
Blountstown won the toss
and elected to defend. The Sharks
lined up for their four-down series
on the 10-yard line. After failing to
move the ball on two consecutive
plays quarterback Kenny
McFarland found tight end :Josh
Daily in the end zone to give the
Sharks a 7-0 .lead. Stephen
Gaddis kicked the extra point.
"I can't take credit for that
.call... Coach Kenny (Parker) and
Coach Chuck (Gannon) were
telling me-the tight end's wide
open," Palmer said.
When Blountstown' lined up


for their turn at the 10-yard line
the Shark defense was in a frenzy.
Raye Bailey and A.J. Spires made
consecutive tackles for losses
-forcing the Tigers into a passing
offense. The defensive backfield
then proved they were up to the
task holding Blountstown score-
less and preserving a 7-0 win for


Raye Bailey turns up field
after making a catch from quar-
terback Kenny McFarland.


season and they've come a long
way.
"We averaged almost 200
yards rushing per game on the
season-we've got a lot to build on
for next year." .
Coach; Palmer was equally
complimentary of his young
Sharks. "They (players) gave one
heck of an effort.
"Our players have improved
each week since the season,
started. It has really shown over
the past few weeks of play."
Play-off schedules will be
announced in next week's edition
of The Star.


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The Sharks realize they're in the playoffs after defeating Blountstown 7-0 in Monday evening's dis-
trict tiebreaker.
,| the, district runner-up play dff
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S, Both 'teams' coaches found
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1tUI( n tw Pothe tiebreaker. :.,
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We want to thank our Sponsors for supporting live cov-
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Cheerleaders/Franklin County Parks &
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Port St. Joe Dixie
Fastpitch Softball
There will be a PSJ Dixie
Fastpitch Softball meeting at the,
Stac.House, located on 8th Street
in Port St.. Joe, on Thursday,
November 7, at 6:30 p.m. Officers
for the year will be elected at the
meeting. All those interested in
softball for the upcoming. year,
please try to come and cast a vote.

Jaquars
From Page 9A


for Port St. Joe.
SThe Warriors threatened one
more time when their quarterback
- got' to Lhe PSJ 25 after he had :
broken a couple of tackles on a
keeper. Roman Quinn tan him
down to save the TD.
The accomplishments of this
Jaguar. team have been
remarkable. This is the third
straight year they have completed
the regular season undefeated.
They have. won the Super Bowl
the past two years. The defense
has not given up a touchdown all
year.,


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* Lighted boat parade on beautiful St.
Joseph Bay at 7:00 p.m. Dec. 7
+ Official lighting of the city's
Christmas tree at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at
Frank Pate Park
+ A float parade featuring the
Shriners at 11 a.m. Dec. 7
+ Arts, Crafts, Food and a carnival on
Reid Ave.
+ Music and entertainment to fit the
.season
Gospel concert featuring the Dixie
Echoes at 4 p.m. Dec. 8 at Port St.
Joe HighSchool gymnasium
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2002


SThe P/E Ratio: A Great Investment Tool


By: Andy Wilkinson, Financial
Advisor
When it's time to evaluate
Investment decisions, investors
need to know how to use every
measurement Iol available. One
of the most important yardsticks
to evaluate a stock's price and its
prospects is the price/earnings
ratio, or simply the P/E ratio or
multiple.,
A common analytic tool that
.reflects investor enthusiasm
about a stock in comparison with
the market'as a whole, the P/E
ratio is determined by dividing the
price of a stock by its earnings per
share .for the last 12 months. For
example, if the price of a stock is
$100 and the company earned
$10 for each share of itscommon
stock outstanding, the P/E ratio ,
is' 10 to 1. Another way of saying
this is that the stock in this case
is selling at 10 times earnings, or,
at a "multiple" of 10. The greater
the multiple, the .higher-priced
the stock is thought to be; that is,
the stock is expensive in relation
to Its earnings.
You will find a stock's P/E
* listed in many daily newspapers'


stock quotations. When checking
this number, it's Important to
understand that the P/E listed in
the newspaper is based on the
last 12 months' earnings,
However, also bear in mind that
when discussing a stock,
investment professionals gen-
erally refer to the estimated
earnings of the current year and
the followVing year..
Every industry group also can
be represented by an average P/E
ratio. Your financial advisor or the
current "Value Line Investment
Survey" published by Value Line
can provide the current average of
particular industry.
How can a stock s P/E ratio
help you determine the potential.
rate of return on a prospective
investment? Typically, young, fast
growing companies with multiples
over 20 are high P/E stocks. This
is because the: prospect of above
average growth potential for
earnings often make a stock very
attractive. ','.. '
Asa result, investors may buy
the stock, causing, its' price (and
P/E ratio) to rise; They generally
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stock's earnings growth ra
doesn't meet expectation
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generally causing the stock's pn
and P/E ratio to decline.
Clearly, you should be ve
selective when considering a hi
P/E ratio :stpck. Try'to choose
quality company with a high pro
margin, a very good return
equity, low debt, with success
products or services. Howev
Wall Street's history also indicate
that a solid stock with a lowe
than-average P/E ratio may
equally or even more profitable.
Historically, there have be
cases where lower P/E, stock
have appreciated to ,a great
extent than higher P/E stocks.
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further enhanced by higher
dividend yields, sometimes two to
three times greater than that of
high P/E stocks. Of course, past
performance is not a guarantee of
future results.
Investment experts caution
that if you do decide to purchase
a low P/E stock, you would do
well to consider a company that
has a positive growthrate, ample
cash and liquid assets: and
earnings that are expected 'to
remain fairly constant. '
While a good understanding,
of PI/E ratios- and a continuing
dialogue with your financial
advisor about this important
iss investment tool won t necessarily
ow guarantee you success., they
he certainly will help you to make
tte' more- informed and prudent
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"' .... .count were $175 million for 'the
.... ....- year's second quarter, off from the


5This 2000 light Ford truck, driven by Almillioen Paul ofApalachicola, than 10 percent froming the same
took a tumble and a palm tree after being struck last Friday evening puarterod last 2001.
1989 Ford automobile driven by Grady OBrian of Port St. Joe was The taxable sales figure also
crossing Cecil G. Costing at Woodward heading toward 10th Street reflect a significant slowdown
Costing toward the courthouse in the outside lane, fromaccording to a the lat the first quarter. during
police crash report. O'Brian's vehicle clipped~ which the numbers jumped more
This 2000 c light Ford truck, driven by Allen Paul of Apalachicoland tan 10 percent from the same
took a tumble and a palm tree after being struck last Friday evening peaod last perear.
at the intersection of Woodward Ave. and Cecil G. Costin Blvd. A However, as Jian Wang of the
n1989 Ford automobile driven by Grady O'Brian of Port St. Joe was Haas Center wrFlote, taxable sales
crossing Cecil G. Costin at Woodward heading toward 10th Street. in the 16-county region "down-
O'Brian did not see Paul's truck, which was heading east on Cecil G. shifted to a lower gear compared to
Costin toward the courthouse in the outside lane, according to a the last three quarters" dunng the
police crash report. O'Brian's vehicle clipped the left rear of Paul's years second quarter.
truck,_causing it to spin into the median, take out a palm tree and 0 Ovra l. total ta-xabN"sales
, come- forest on-its sidei.apiiul. was-trainsported-4toGIWf-il~ies-Hospitat---" (-eI- l-;sthan-- I percet4M-l"
in reference to possible injuries. Damage to O'Brian's vehicle was Nouthwest Florida region corn-
estimated at 81,500 while Paul's truck sustained some $5,000 in pared to the same penod last year.
damage. The damage to the palm was estimated at $222. .: Wang noted that the future,
looks rosy.


November 9, 2002

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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2002


Unique Flower
Named After
Volunteer
Nature Conservancy Friend
Angus Gholson Honored by FSU
Professor
The Nature Conservancy's
Florida Chapter is pleased to
announce that a newly
documented species of liatris
found on one of its preserves has
been named after longtime
volunteer and renowned plant
expert Angus Gholson.
The new liatris species was
first discovered several years ago
at the Conservancy's Apalachicola
Bluffs and Ravines Preserve
where Gholson has studied and
worked to protect plants for years.
After scientifically document-
ing arid officially registering the -
new species, Florida State
University professor' Loran
Anderson named the flower Liatris
gholsonii to honor Gholson, "an
indefatigable field botanist" and
Chattahoochee's most famous,
citizen.
Greg Seamon, the Conserv-
ancy's northwest Florida director
of science and conservation, is
happy' to see Gholson honored.
"Any botanist who comes to this
part of the country wants to meet
Angus or see his herbarium. He
knows more about plants than
anyone," Seamon said. Gholson's
climate-controlled herbariumi
behind his home contains 15,000
specimens.
"Not only is Angus a fine
botanist, he is a fine man. He
gives his time and energy and


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Like other cancers, the suc-
cessful treatment of 'cancer of
the mouth depends upon its-
early detection. This is another
good reason to visit your dentist
,regularly, at least twice a year.'
Of .all the major:; diseases
that 'can cause death, cancer is
one of the most curable-provid-
ed treatment begins when the
-disease is still in its early stages.
This means either before symp-
toms appear or very soon there-


Everyone arrested for Jail for Bail was frantically using the telephone last?????? to try and find
enough friends to donate money so that they could make "bail" and be released from jail.


John Hendry can't break the cuffs to escape from Jail for Bail.
Hundreds of locals were arrested and had to man the phone lines to
raise $100 for Project Graduation before they could be released.


asks for nothing in return. His
reward is helping others," said
Jon Blanchard, northwest Florida,
program director. "Thanks to, Dr.
Anderson for recognizing Angus in
this way, he deserves it."
: The Nature Conservancy's
6,298-acre Apalachicola Bluffs
and Ravines Preserve in Florida's
Panhandle protects a geologically


Cancer of


the Mouth

after. You see, in the mouth there
are lesions (area of attacked tis-.
sue) that are known to be pre-
cancerous. These are almost as
readily detectable as skin can-
cer. Generally, the occurrence is
about three times as common in
men as women.
As in other types' of cancer,
the specific cause is not known.
The following circumstances are
accepted as contributing factors
in mouth cancers: First and fore-
most, chronic irritations-
whether from badly fitting den-
tures, broken or jagged edges of
teeth or fillings, and 'excessive
pipe smoking. ..


Over the past thirteen years, Dr. May and his staff have satis-
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, unique series of bluffs and
steephead ravines. The preserve
shelters some of the world's rarest
plants. and animals, like Florida
torreya and Florida yew trees,
Alabama spiny pod and
Apalachicola dusky salamander.
The preserve is the head-
quarters of the Conservancy's
program in northwest Florida and
the location for countless hours of
study by Gholson.
"We are tremendously pleased
that Loran Anderson has honored
Angus this way, by naming a
species found on the
Conservancy's Apalachicola Bluffs
and Ravines Preserve after him,
because Angus has left such a
legacy of conservation and
cooperation with us," said the
Conservancy's Doria Gordon,
state ecologist.
The Nature Conservancy is a
nonprofit, conservation organiz-
ation dedicated to preserving
plants, animals and natural
communities that represent the
diversity of life on Earth by
protecting the lands and waters
they need to survive. The
Conservancy's Florida Chapter
has helped protect more than 1
million acres throughout the state
.-since 1'961. Visit the Nature
Conservancy online at nature
.org/florida.
Closure in Effect
for Marine Species
Saltwater anglers who fish
Bay County are reminded that
Warren Bayou, also known as the
"Steam Plant Canal" at Gulf
Power's Lansing Smith
Generating Plant, is closed to the
taking of allfish from November 1
to February 28.

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visited Joe's home
was enough .to con-
vince her to stick with Gas F rnacet
a gas furnace. She Average Life Span 20 y
may not have under- Gas heat
.stood that Joe's heat
pump was just an air Average monthly bill $
conditioner acting in pump aver
reverse and actually Gas is the f:
put out air cooler 70% of new homes


than her skin temper-
ature, but she knew
his house felt cool and drafty even though the
thermostat said it was 70' degrees.
Then Joe tried to convince 'her by arguing
his electric heat cost less. They compared utility
bills.
Grandma's gas bill averages $106. Joe's elec-


tric heating bill averaged $170. "Some savings!"
she thought.
Grandma stuck to her guns. 'She bought
another gas furnace, knowing it would keep her
warm, comfortable and cozy for at least another
20 years and do it
for about 40% less
s rEast Longer money each and
ears, 14 for heat pumps every month.
is cheaper She also knew,
is cheaper butas mothers do -
106 37% less than heat wouldn't say that
age of $170 Joe's 14 year-old
iel of choice heat pump was get- (
builders choose gas ting regular visits
from the repair marn;.
Truth is, that's
about the lifespan of the average heat pump.
Grandma made the same choice as 70% of
new home builders have made the past few years.,
Natural Gas.
And Joe? He called St. Joe Natural Gas on
Monday.


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Building A Better


Fish


Trap!


Artificial Reef Assn.

Goes Stainless with


Latest De
by Tim Croft
Fishing can be in large part a
rather solitary past time.
Not so- when it comes to
attracting the scaly little devils.
The Mexico Beach Artificial
Reef Association provided more
evidence of the latter recently
when the group deployed stainless
steel cylinders for three more reefs,
all with the helping hands of sev-
eral area businesses.
Late last month, the MBARA
completed deployment, begun
before Hurricane Isidore pounded
ashore, of 18 steel cylinders into
the Car Body permit area.
If everything goes right, in six
months those cylinders, split into
* several reefs, will be teeming with
bait fish, the lowest and first link
in the underwater food chain.
The cylinders, lined with stain-
less steel, weighed, on average, 18
tons apiece, were 10-12 feet. in
diameter and roughly 25 feet long.
"Those are| large items 'to be
deployed," aic Capt. Chip
Blackburn of tHe MBARA.
Requiring plenty of teamwork.
The first member of that team
was the Smurfit-Stone mill in
Panama City, which offered the


pployment,
cylinders to the MBARA.
"They were going to be
scrapped," said Xelle Wyble, plant
engineer at the Smurfit-Stone mill
in Panama City. "We'd like to put
something'back into the communi-
ty.
"We get enough bad publicity
in the community, I thought it
would be nice to get some good
publicity for a change."
Besides, Wyble added, "I took
a personal interest because I am a
,fisherman."
Wyble had workers cut 'holes
in the cylinders, mimicking the
outline of the popular concrete reef
balls, a kind of large wiffle ball,
which the MBARA has used in
other reef-building programs.
-"It provides good places for the
fish to come and go," Wyble said.
Getting the cylinders to the
company's dock in Panama City
was the easy part, though..
Deploying them; was another
story.
Enter Deep, South Crane
Rentals of Panama City and its
president Jimmy Reinhardt, who
donated a, 50-ton crane to the
effort.
'They donated a considerable


These stainless steel cylinders, each roughly 10-12 feet in diameter, 25 feet long and weighing 18 tons,
are the latest materials used for new reefs by the Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association. Through con-
tributions and cooperation from several area businesses, the cylinders were deployed recently in the Car
Body permit area. .


amount of crane time," Wyble said.,
"I thought that was very good of
them. We couldn't have done it
without them."

The lone trade-off for the
MBARA was to name one, of the'
new reefs after Deep South -. the
other two in the most recent
deployment were named Smurfit-
Stone reefs No. 5 and 5.


Port St. Joe High School to be


Site of Veterans' Day Event


All veterans and members of
the. community are' cordially
invited to attend a ceremony
recognizing the veterans and their
contributions to our country on
* Monday, November 11th at 9:00
a.m. ET in the R. Marion Craig
Coliseum of Port St. Joe. High
.School. On: the day of the
ceremony, please use the main
entrance to the school, sign in at
the guest registration' table and
an NJROTC cadet will escort you
to the reserved seating area.

Guest speaker for this year's
S program will be "Majoro Ufiitd'
States Air Force (Ret.) Frank
Wayne Pate, a 1967 graduate of
Port St.'Joe High School. Major
Pate attended Georgia Military
College ',and graduated from,
Florida State University in 1971.
He was commissioned as a 2nd
Lieutenant in the US Air Force in
1972.
i, His tours of duty < have
included California, Thailand,
Germany, Korea, Florida and
Oklahoma. The Major served as a
weapons controller throughout
his career.. His last assignment
was Tinker AFB, Oklahoma where
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he retired in 1992.
A veteran of Vietnam and the
Gulf War, his awards include four
meritorious service medals and
three air medals. During his
career Major Pate served six years
in the AWACS aircraft.
He is,currently employed with
Lockheed Martin as an,
educational technologist in the F-
15' Eagle training program, at_
Tyndall AFB..
Wayne. is married to the

Lions Club Presents
Tree of Sight
The Port St. Joe Lions Club
will present the Tree of Sight in
this year's Port St. Joe Christmas
Parade. The Lions, Club invites all
who attend the, parade to bring
any unneeded, eyeglasses or
hearing .aids to the parade. Lions
Club members will collect these
items when the tree passes and,
"decorate" -the tree with them.
These items will be repaired
and provided to needy persons to
give them the gift of sight or
hearing. What a wonderful way to
share the Christmas spirit!


former Jae Freida Joines, also of
Port St. Joe, and a graduate of the
"Class of 1968. They. have 'two
daughters, Meredith and husband
Gary of Anchorage, Alaska and
Jessica of Panama City. His
parents are Mayor and Mrs.
Frank Pate and Jae's parents are
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Joines and
the late Ann Joines, all of Port St.
Joe.
Immediately following the-
ceremony, all veterans and their
guests are invited to the Student
Activities: ,Room for refreshments. :'
Please jbin the students, faculties,
and staffs of Port. St. Joe Middle
and High Schools for this very
special occasion.


"That was 'my price," Wyble
said of the narhing requests.
Blackburn said the cylinders
were strapped welded together, two
to a bundle, then taken out in the
gulf. the weld broken and cylin-
ders dropped overboard .by Coastal
Reef Builders out of Pensacola.,
"They are valuable as reef
material because. they are: so
hea\y,'" Blackburn said. "Some of
the steel was three inches thick.
(Smurfit-Stone) has been very
interested and helpful."
Blackburn rioted that a ,single
reef ball, weighing 2,000-3,000
pounds, costs about $300.
The total cost to the MBARA of
deploying the 18 total cylinders
was roughly $.12,000, or a fraction
of !what it would have cost to
deploy reef balls sufficient to equal
the total weight df the cylinders.
And as a 2001 study showed
that coral reefs in the world oceans
have declined 27 percent, the eco-
nomic payoff for such reef-building
efforts is considerable.
A 1998 study by two Florida
State University professors and an
economist with the National
Oceanic' and Atmospheric
Administration looked at theeco-
nornic impacts of reef restoration
in the five-county area from
Pensacola-to'Mexico Beach ._
They estimated that divers and
fishermen expend 1.684 million,
days each year at reefs in that five-
county stretch.


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Constructing economic models
to pinpoint the use-value of those
reefs what individuals would be-
willing to spend to fish or dive at
reefs they estimated the annual
economic impact for reef systems
in Bay County to be $11.72 mil-
lion.
Taking in all five counties, the


total value over the estimated 20-
year life span of a reef system is
$656 million with an overall
investment of $5 million.
Employing other economic
models to examine travel expenses
and other costs, the study estimat-
ed the economic impact of reefs in
the five-county area at $801 mil-
lion to $1.68 billion over the life of
the reef systems.
Thus for every dollar spent on
reef restoration the financial gain,
depending on economic model,
would be anywhere from $131 to
$234.
The MBARA is still pursuing,
and raising money for, the secure-
ment of some equipment, particu-
larly pre-pressed concrete, from
the Port St. Joe mill site.
Blackburn-' said CCC Group
Inc., the company demolishing the
mill, seemed "quite cooperative."
Taken in total, Blackburn said
the MBARA has succeeded in, if
you will, building a better fish lure
in its five years of existence.
"We are proud of it,"
Blackburn said. "We've done a lot
more than we thought we were
going to do when we started."
The coordinates for the latest
deployments:
Smurfit-Stone Reef No. 5:
GPS, 29 54.150' N and 85 31.650'
W. Loran C, 14118.6 46845.2.
Smurfit-Stone, Reef No. 6:
GPS, 29 53.440' N and 85 31.730'
W. Loran CI, 14114.6 and 46839.0.


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St. James Episcopal's Annual
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November 9, beginning at S:00
a.m., at the church, located at the
intersection of 22nd Street and
Marvin Avenue in Port St. Joe.
Items for sale will include
ceramic nativity sets, mini
Christmas trees, angels and many
other miscellaneous pieces.
Handmade items also include
pillows, kitchen sets, quilted
articles and much more.
Home baked goodies of all


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Mr. and Mrs. Archie Barbee of
Port St. Joe are proud, to
announce the engagement and
forthcoming marriage of their
daughter, Nicole Marie Pugh, to"
George Jamison Vathis, son of
Johnnie' Hitchcock of Port St. Joe
and George Vathis of Panama
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A November 30 wedding is
planned at 6:00 p.m. at Oak
Grove Assembly of God in Port St.
Joe. A reception will follow at
Butler's Restaurant. All friends


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2002


Math-A-Thon to
Raise Funds for
St. Judes Hospital
The fifth graders at Port St.
JOe Elementary School will hold a
Math-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital.
Supporters of the participants of
I the event will help raise funds for
the internationally recognized
hospital. These funds will help St.
Jude in its ongoing fight against.
childhood catastrophic diseases.
: The goal in holding the.Math-
A-Thon is to help the children of
tlhe world who Are stricken with
diseases like cancer, AIDS, and
sickle cell anemia. St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital is a


world leader in the fight against
these diseases, and they have
made great progress, but only
because of the help of people like
the citizens of Gulf County. The
fifth graders at Port St. Joe
Elementary are asking that all
citizens and businesses of Gulf
County support the students as


they participate, in the program.
Any person or business that
.would like to make a donation
may contact the school at 227-
1221 or drop donations by the
school. office. We really need
everyone's help.
The Math-A-Thon is spon-
sored by Six Flags Theme Parks,
who provides free passes to their
parks for every student raising
$315 or more through the program.
St. Jude Children's Research
Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee,
was founded- by the late
entertainer Danny Thomas. The
hospital is an internationally
recognized biomedical research
center dedicated to finding cures
for catastrophic diseases of
childhood. The hospital'sr work is
supported through funds raised
by the American Lebanese Syrian'
Associated Charities (ALSAC).
ALSAC covers all costs not
covered by insurance for medical
treatment rendered at. St. Jude.
Families -without insurance are
never asked to pay.
Last year, Port St. Joe
Elementary fifth graders raised
over $4000 for St. Jude. This goal


was reached one dollar at a time.
No donation is too smallI Please
drop donations off at the school


office to make this year's Math-A-
Thon an even greater success.
The Math-A-Thon deadline is


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NJROTC Prepares


Young Morgan Palmer is shown selecting the winning entry in
Project Graduation's "Weekend Getaway." The prize package consist-
ed of a weekend retreat, donated by Mexico Beach Harmon Realty,
with breakfast at Sharon's Cafe, lunch at The Fish. House, and dinner
at Toucan's. Denise Williams, left, was the lucky recipient of the
prize given away at the Port 'St. Joe/Wewa. football game. Janis
Tankersley, right, represents Project Graduation.


PSJE Peacebuilders of the week 10/28-11/1: front row (1 to r):
(1st grade) Brandon Hall, (kindergarten) McKayla Woodham, (pre-k)
Monica Collinsworth. Back row (1 to r): (5th grade) Melanie Raffield,
(4th grade) Megan Gannon, (3rd grade) Ashleigh Rouse, (4th grade)
Briana Thomas.


PSJE Book Fair Coming


Port 'St. Joe Elementary
School will host a book fair on
November, 11-15. This promises to.
be a fun-filled book sale-geared to
excite children about reading and
learning. The book fair till offer
the most popular books and
educational. products for all ages,
including the newest titles,
award-winning classics, and
interactive products from more
'than 150 publishers. Parents,
children, teachers, and the entire
community are invited to "Lasso a
Great Book" at the Reading.


Roundup, the theme, of the book
fair.
The Book Fair will be open
each day from 8:30 until 3:15. A
special feature of the fair will be a
Family Night on Monday,
November 11 from 5:00-7:00 as a
part of this event.1 .'
The Port St. Joe Elementary
PTO will serve dinner from 5:00-
7:00 as a feature-of Family Night
on November 11. Everyone is'
in\ ted to come have dinner and.
enjoy the Book Fair on this special
night.


for A Busy
By Cadet Ensign MAggy
Quaranta
NJROTC should be prepared
for an amazingly busy week. On
Saturday, the 9th, the unit will
have a car wash in the parking lot
of Advanced Auto Parts. Please
come and support NJROTC with,
your donations.
On Sunday, the 10th, a group
of cadets will perform as a color

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,

DOLPHINNEWS
Book Fair: Our annual Book,
Fair will be held'. the week of:
November 11-15. To kick-off the'
Book Fair our. PTO will host -a
-family dinner on Monday,
November 1 from 5:00-7:00.
Everyone is invited to attend.,
Veterans Day: Mrs. Clements'
third grade class will participate
in the Veterans Day program at
the Gulf County Courthouse on
Monday, November 11 at 11:00.
Eye screenings will be given
on Thursday. .November 14 rrom,
8:00-10:00 for kindergarten
students and 12:30-2:00 for our
first grade students. ,
Take Our Parents To School:
Join your child at school during
"Take Our Parents To School",
Thursday and Friday, November
21 and 22. Parking is available
near the gym. Parents and guests
must sign in and out in the front
office-and wear a visitor's badge.
Lunch Schedule: If you plan:
to eat lunch with your child,
please notify your child's teacher.'
The cost of lunch is $2.50. Lunch
times are: pre-K, 10:30; Kinder-
garten, 10:45; fifth grade, 10:55;.
first grade, 11:25; third grade,"
1140;) second grade, 12:10;
fourth grade, 12:35. '
P.E., Computer or Library
Schedule: Kindergarten, 9:00;
fourth grade, 9:45; third grade,
10:50; first grade, 12:00; second
grade, 12:45, fifth grade, 1:30.
You are also invited to join,
your child for a' performance of-,-
'"Snow Queen" by the Eckerd
Theater Company on Thursday,
November '21 in our auditorium.
Performance times: 8:30-9:30 for
third, fourth and fifth grades;,
10:00-11:00' for Pre-K, Kinder-
garten. first and second grades.
Parents of Fourth Graders!
Our fourth graders will be on a
field trip-Thursday, November'
21, B. Wood and Smallwood and
Friday, November 22, Askew and
Odom.
Early Dismissal; School will
be .dismissed at 11:35 on
,Wednesday, November 27 for:
Thanksgiving Holidays, Nov. 28-
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guard at White City Baptist
Church during a Veterans Day
ceremony. Another group of-
cadets will be traveling to Wewa's
Glad Tidings Church for, their
Veterans Day ceremony. The
cadets will be helpful in escorting
veterans and other attendees.
From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. the
same day, Port St. Joe's Junior
Service League will be hosting a
concert in the park where various
bands and music groups will play
at the monument. NJROTC will be
the only organization selling
beverages as people come to listen
to the ,great music and eat Paul
Gant's barbeque.
On Monday, the 11th, also
Veterans Day, Port St. Joe High
School will be hosting its own
Veterans Day assembly. The
NJROTC unit will perform as a
drill team, demonstrate expertise
in rifle flipping, and escort
veterans and other members of
the public' into the. building.
Monday evening at 6:00 p.m. a
team of cadets will travel to
Wewa's VFW- and present the
national colors as a, color guard.
The cadets are invited to stay for
dinner at the Community Center.
SWith :crowds waiting
anxiously along the sides of the
long street; Port St. Joe's NJROTC: '
cadets marched respectfully at
the head of Apalachicola's Seafood.
Festival Parade on Saturday, the
2nd.' Sixteen of our most
committed students were eager to
be a part of Saturday's actltites.
While four cadets marched as a
color 'guard presenting the flags,
the remaining twelve performed
as a drill team. Executing'long-
practiced drill movements and
sounding off in one of their most
loved chants, the cadets looked
sharp and accomplished a great
task of leading the parade.
At the end of the long road
and a cold morning, the cadets
were ready to spend the afternoon
at, the Seafood Festival. Walking
on -the grounds, the cadets were
surrounded by) delicious food,
exciting rides;, and various
souvenir stands. By the end of the
afternoon, the day's activities left
the cadets exhausted and 'even a
few .with, empty- pockets.
Hopefully, next year's festival will
be even more, memorable and
additional cadets will join the fun.
Until next time, anchors away!
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ftI 'GED Test Dates
December 4 & 5
I The GED Test will be given
through the Gulf County Adult
'News Column"TT Sc.hol on .oWednesda. and


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,. "Faith Christian School
ittudents from pre-kindergarten 2
through grade 4 enjoyed a visit
'from Smokey Bear and the
Division of Forestry on Friday,
october 25. Pictured with some of
the students are eighth grader


Ryan Taylor,. Ranger ,Neil-
Goodson, Senior Ranger' Richard
McGhee, and fourth grade teacher
Wayde Hunt. Riding piggyback on
a trailer is the big .tractor that is
used to plow fire lanes; in order to
fight forest fires.


Students learn about fire safety.
Faith .Christian School's pre- Pictured above are the first and
kindergarten two; through sixth second graders -with Fireman
grade enjoyed a visit from the Port Scott Baker from the Port St. Joe
:St. Joe Fire Department. The big Fire Departrment, and Fireman
:ied fire truck was a hit. and all of Bob, .from the TyndaHl Fire
the children received a fire hat. -'Department.

Documentary on Bullying Saturday


\ WMIBB News 13 will air a half-
hour special on bullying as a part
.of the' Connecting With Kids
community initiative.
Three out of four kids say
-they have 'been victims of
bullying One in. ten says, it
happens almost every day. It
involves students of all ages
teasing. taunting, excluding and
physically abusing other kids. The
-thought-provoking documentary
. Invisible Weapons" will air on
, Sw w Saw t I 7The St14 !


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November 9 at 7:30 p.m. EST.
The stories of bullies and
victims included in this half-hour
program may lead to several
fundamental solutions about how
young people can prevent,
bullying.


The Harvest Festival will be
held at the Frank Pate Park this
Saturday from 9:00 a.mn. until
2:00 p.m. There will be special
games, pony 'rides, arid a
moonwalk for the children. Benny
Robert's chicken dinners will-be
served from eleven until two along
with hot .'dogs, drinks, and
desserts. Plan to join the fun and
fellowship this Saturday.
November 9. .
The kindergarten ,and first
grade and second grades attended
'a brief program given by Mrs.
.Brenda Robershaw Thursday
morning. She used a realS
pumpkin that she. and; Mrs. .Tehri
Nelson had cut to teach about the
love of Jesus Christ. It was a veiry.:
impressive presentation, which
concluded with the lighting of a
candle in the 'pumpkin in a
darkened room. The light shone'
from heart-shaped eyes, a cross -
shaped 'nose,. a :fish-shaped
mouth, and Bible-shaped ears. r
We want to thank all thcse
who had a part in' our fire
prevention programs "last week.
our Fire-Departmen t. the Division
of Forestry and the T-yndall Air:
Force Base. Parents, who were a:
part of these programs: were
Senior Ranger 'Richard McGhee',
and Mr. and, Mrs. Scott Baker. We
also thank ,one of 'pur dads,
Sergeant Mark Cutler. for banging
McGruff; the crime dog, to visit
the younger children, giving them
candy and a .coloring' book from,
the .Gulf County Sheriffs
Department.
This Friday. November 8. is
dress-up day, and it is also
picture make-up day. Remember
,o wear your best 'smile!
Students in- grades 1 and 2
have been invited to participate in
the community Thanksgiving
program on Tuesday, November
26. Please mark it on -iyour
calendars and make plans to
attend'. It will be a blessing
We are still gathering supplies
for the Samaritan's Purse
Children's Christmas Gilt


Program. When we, consider that
most of these children will not
receive another thing for
Christmas (or otherwise) it is a
realjoy to fill a box or even several
boxes for these little ones. Jesus
said, "In as much as ve have done
it unto-the least of these, ye have
done it unto me."
; Remember that the gift-filled.
shoeboxess to children in foreign:
I lands must be mailed soon. f you
Share going to, participate, please
send your presents and gifts of
money--85.00 for handling and,
shipping of each shoebox-to your
child's class or the school office.
before NlNovember 15.' For ,gift
suggestions or information, please
call the office at 229-6707.

PSJE Adopt-
Class Program
Seeks Funds
--,The Port St. Joe Elementary'
School PTO is trapping up its
annual-Adopt-a-C ass fund drive.
Each.year, : the PTO 'q.asks: local
businesses. civic ,organizations
and individuals ..to, sponsor our
elementary school teachers with
donations of S10Q0 ..:,. ,..
The funds are distributed
Sdiiectly top the teachers ,in. mid-.
November to assist them in the
purchase of educational materials
and classroom supplies. The
generosity ,of our sponsors last
year enabled teachers to purchase
, audio,-visual, 'aids, computer
Programs, books and other
supplies, to enhance our.
children s learning experience,
oYpiu' .can help make PSJ,
Elementary a great place for our
lkds to learn with your
contribution! To donate, contact
PTO Adopt-a-Class Coordinator
Jennifer Mercun at 647-2504, or
send your contribution directly to
Port St. Joe Elementary PTO. c/o"
PSJ Elementary School, 2201
Long Avenue,'Port St. Joe, FL
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Testing will begin promptly at
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Registration will be held
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I sunset view over the gulf from master br deck
Convenient marina and boat launch across the
street This is a great investment with good rental
income Call Carol Bell @ 800.451.2349 or
850.227.4252 MLS#93888






Howard Creek 172 N. Squirrel Ave. 2 BR./2 BA
plus bonus room, doublewide mobile home sisls on a
'high 1 2Q'x130' lot close to the landings, cypress sid-7
i ing and metal roof. Call Patricia Raap for more
Information. MLS#94248 $72,000.
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7977 Hwy 98 St. Joe Beach FANTASTIC BEACH
HOME! Large 3 BR/3 BA with decorator touches
throughout with Gulf view'. from eery room. Excellently
maintained 3 levels of deck GulF side (1375 SF)
Outside sink hot/cold water. Enclosed outside shower
hot/cold water. New hurricane shutters, 2 new A/C
units. Wooden beach walkover. Landscaped.-Many
amenities. MUST SEE! $749,000 unfurnished .or
$774,500 furnished MLS#93355 Call Ellen Allemore


Lantana By The Sea
Cape San Bias' exclusive gated gulf front
community, with pool, fantastic gulf view's
and boardwalk access to the beach.
Predevelop'ment prices
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and 50 hol water heater, Fireplace lacuzzi & sprin-
kler system in front & back Great prices $115,000
MLS#93763 Call Ellen





Port St. Joe 1101 Garrian Avenue 4BR/2BA
very nice older home that sis on a 127'x 01' cor-
ner lot S 129,900. MLS#92382. Call Mark Schultz.


Port St. Joe 4BK/JBA Enjoy the beautiful sunsets
over the St Joe Bay from this lovely home or just
enjoy the nature from the courtyard This home is
very open and spacious $425,000. MLS#91852.
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State Park. Galed community with pool and great
views of beach
* One new 4BR/4 1/2BA, over 2200 sq. ft. with
elevator. $349,900.
* One resale, 3BR/3 1/2 BA. S329,900.


Mexico Beach 101-D 38th Street New 2BR/2
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beach. Excellent investment property! Call Patricia
Raap at 850-648-5683 ext. 15 for showing.
Mc94OA7T0 S245. n00n


9212 HWY 98 BEACONHILL Large 5 BR/2 BA
Florida beach cottage with spectacular Gulf view 510 Maryland Blvd, Mexico Beach Beautiful 3
from front screen porch! Public beach access across BR/2 BA home, completely-remodeled, Italian tile 1405'Palm Blvd 3 BR/2 BA .ell kept home.
Hwy 98 near home.CH/A. Also, has 1 BR/1 BA 2108 Juniper Avenue 3 BR/2 BA home recently flooring, huge LR, sep DR area, Ig master bedroom. Pine Flooring and Cypress calls through out 102 Buccaneer Dr. Gulfaire- 4 BR + loft/2 1/2 BA,
small cottage in rear which rents by-.month. On two remodeled. Greaf location-ch/a, new carpet, wall Recently enlarged kitchen, -and den area. Short house. Breezeway between house and-carport, formal DR, eat-in kitchen with'island, in-ground heat-
50' lots for 100' of highway frontage. House up on paper, fireplace, and fenced back yard. Call Susie walk to beach. MLS#94206 $144,900 Call Brenda Nice front and back yard. Lots of character and ed pool, privacy fenced yard, on 1.5 lots. $329,000.
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Public Notice

A Public Hearing will be held at the
Planning and' Development Review
Board (PDRB) meeting on Tuesday,
November 19, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. EST,
and at the Board of County
Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on
Tuesday, November 26, 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:
1)Transmittal stage public hearing for
adoption of the corrections and revi-
sions to the Gulf County Future Land
Use Map pursuant Section 163.3184, F.S.

This hearing pursuant to Section
125.66(2), 163.3164(18), 163.3174, F.S.
All interested parties may appear at
the meeting to be heard regarding the
consideration of the comprehensive
plan text and map amendment correc-
tions and revisions. Map will be.available
at the Gulf County Building and Planning.
Department or the Clerk of the Court
Office.

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Della and Her
Friends Waiting
for Adoption
Currently available for
adoption at the Humane Society
are Della. a nice white English
female bulldog (pictured): Jolene.
a 3 mo. old hound mix beauty:
Leslie. a grown collie mix female:
Tootle. a nice small bassett
female: Jewel. a grown but very
small female beagle: the Rug Rats.
healthy 8 week old kittvs that
have had first shots.
Timber. 5 mo. old ci .colate
lab mix. male puppy. Hugo. a two-
tone brown and tan puppy with
serrmu-long hair; Marcel. a young
golden retnever mix. Rufus. a
grown male collie mix: Leamon. a
50 pound cream colored male
with long hair: two black 13 week
old mixed pups with 2nd round of
shots: and cats and kittens
galore, come see!
For more information, contact
the St. Joseph Bay Humane
Society at 227-1103 or visit the
Human Society's web site at
www.sjbhumanesociety.org.

Research Indian
Ancestors at the Gulf
County Library
The Gulf County Genealogical
Society invites the public to meet
and hear Stephen Hill, of the
Bureau of Indian Affairs, who will
speak on Saturday, November 16,
at 5:00 p.m. His presentation will
include printed information of
Creek Indian records and
Cherokee records which have the
complete old family names and
reservation rolls. There will also,
be a video presentation.
The regular meeting for
members of the Gulf County
Genealogical Society will be
Saturday, November 9 from 10:00
a.m. to noon, and as always, the
public is welcome to attend.
For more'information, contact
Beverly Douds at 850-229-1094.

Thrift Shop is"

Open at Tyndall
The Tyndall Thrift Shop is"
open 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursdays and
Friday. All Department of
Defense identification card
holders can: shop at the 'Thrift ..
Shop for second-hand items '
*including clothing. furniture.
electronics and housewares.
Proceeds go -toward. military
family member scholarships and
local charities. Consignments are
accepted 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday and Thursdays.
SDonations are also accepted. Call
286-5888 for more information.

Family Thanks
The family of the late Beverly
Jean Fennell expresses to all,
STHANKS! Your, support, flowers;
cards, donations and foodshelped
during our loss. We appreciate
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and a large,workshop with kitchernrand
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Port St. Joe-1910 W. Hwy.98-Prime
Commercial property with many potsi'
bilit;es Could be retail store could :be
restaurant; great vie.v S450,000.00
'MLS#92518 Call Mark Schultz 850-227-
2594. "


4 BR/2.5 BA, custom' built. home all
viking appliances'with two- sinks, dish-
washers,, -trash: compactors. Built for.
entertafi.ing with complete bar-b-.que on
screened in florida room: Owner will con-
vey nice saltwater boat with. purchase of
this home. Call Carol Bell 800.451.2349
or 850.227.4252 MLS#93074


PORT ST. JOE'
* Water front lot One of a kind lot in
Windmark Beach. $625,000
* South Gate Subdivision The first gated sub
division in Port St. Joe. Lots starting at
$44,900
* Commercial Property Garrison
Avenue/Hwy. 71 $226,512 MLS#90451
* Commercial Property Woodward
Avenue/Hwy. 71 $234,788 MLS#92076
* Garrison Plantation 'A corner lot. in the
newest subdivision in Port St. Joe.
$41,500 MLS#93212
* Garrsion Plantation A nice lot in the newest
subdivision to build your dream home. $34,500
MLS#93213
* Generous sized lots for sale in a well
established neighborhood where new homes
are also being constructed. Very reasonably
priced at $24,900. Ride by today and pick
out your lot: Call Carol Bell at 850-227-4252.
* Port St. Joe Lots on Marvin Avenue.$ i4,000,
each. MLS#90463
sCommMm i n t .ewa
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OTHER GULF COUNTY ACREAGE
* Rural acreage parcels from 25 acres and up.
Price ranges from $75,000-$571,290.
* Large lots at Bryant's Landing. Prices range
from $8,300-$12,900. MLS#93026.
WEWAHITCHKA
* HOWARD CREEK Louise Ave. 2 lots, 300ft.
road frontage (.75 acres) close to boat launch.
Call Patricia Raap. MLS # 92599 $35,000
* MLS#4486, Dogwood Ave., $14,900.


New Chairman Is
Named for Florida's
Great Northwest
Bob Cordes, economic
development manager with Gulf
Power, has been elected Chair of
Florida's Great Northwest
(FGNW). The organization's Board
of Directors formally announced
the move at its annual meeting on
October 29. Cordes succeeds Neal
Wade, of the St. Joe Company,
who has chaired the board since
2000.
Cordes previously served as
thlie organization's vice president
and treasurer -and has been
involved in econ(rorri' de\ cloprnment,
activities since 1985. He is a past
president of the \World -Trade
Council ofi Nortlhw.et Flonda and
has served on the Board, of,
Directors of the Florida Economic _
Development Council. ,
He holds Bachelor's Degrees
in Environmental Design and
Architecture from Auburn
University', a Master's Degree in
ManaE ement and i-. a graduate of:
the Universitl of C)klahoma's
Economic Development Institute.
Cordes is honored to fill the


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7712 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach -
Unobstrudced Gulf Viev. across from dedicat-
ed beach! This.3 BR/2 BA,l,o00sf home Wils
on a 50'x 90'lot. PropErt. could be income
producing upstairs ard do'...'nlairs ap'art-
ments! MLS#92313 $335,000. Call Ellen
at 850.648.5683

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106 S.25th St. Mexico Beach Enjoy spectac-
ular sunsets from large elegant Mediterranean
stile GULF FRONT home. 3 BR/2.5 BA, large
screen porch on ground level and large deck on
living level. Venezulean barrel tile roof. Unique
and functional floor plan with 3-way fireplace,
in living, dining, kitchen area and 2-way fire-
place in Master Br and Ba. Top of the line appli-
ances. 4 man 'elevator makes life much easier.
$995,000. MLS#93792.


* 4 lots 400'x150'. Call Susie White. $24,500.


* ,4 lots 400'x150'. Call Susie White. $24,500.
MLS#8144.
OVERSTREET
* Interior, MLS#6624, Wewahitchka, Wetappo
Drive, $11,800, Patricia Raap.
* 4.7 acres on Sunshine Road priced to sell,
interior parcel close to ihtracoastal.
MLS#9581. $60,000. Patricia Raap
* The Landings at Wetappo Lots priced from
$69,900-$115,000.
* Corner of County Road 386 and South Long
Rd. Corner of County Road 386 and South
Long Road 16 half-acre + lots are now
available. Only 5 miles to the beach! Great for
year-round living, get-away, investment.
Possible owner financing. $25,000 each.
MLS#92905. 4 lots to sell are reduced to
$20,000 each.
* Buddy Floore Rd. Wooded Parcel 8.14
acres, MLS #91915, $36,630, call Patricia
Raap at 648-5683
* Intracoastal Waterway, MLS#92707, Roberts
Landing Rd., 35.9 acres, $159,000, Patricia
Raap.
CAPE SAN BLAS
* FIRST TIER LOT "C" FLOOD ZONE -
$180,000 MLS#93083. CALL DIANE PEEVY
* Marnie Island Reserve Marnie's Island
offering 8 private and secluded lots on upland
island on the St. Joseph Bay. Private
community with 2 way bridge and security
gate. Beautiful Western facing views in a
secluded pristine area. MLS#90969. Starting
at $199.900. Call Kim Harrison 850-227-
3745.


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THF. TAR ORT S. JO. FL 0 THURSDAY. NOV. 7, 2002


position. "This will be an
auspicious time for Northwest
Florida. We have a lot to offer. Our
region has outperformed the state
in terms of job growth despite the
economic downturn and its
consultants are really starting to
take notice."
Cordes said that he will
continue to support research,
branding and marketing efforts
that emphasize "efficiency and
effectiveness" in. economic
development while looking for new
and innovative programs to make
site prospects aware of the
region's business assets.
Outgoing chairman Neal
Wade noted that the organization
began with just three founding
partners in 2000 (Gulf Power,
Touchstone Energy and the St.
Joe Company) and how has more
than 50 business, education' and
economic: partners. "We are
committed to further broaden the
partner base, in 2003 because so
much of the region will benefit
from 'FGNW's job creation efforts,"
, Said Wade.
Florida's Great Northwest-is
completing its first, full year of a
fite-vear job creation push that
will help create 10,000 new
qualitN .obs for the region b\
2006.


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'Old Florida' cottage with dedicated gulf
view! Lot is 50x150. This cottage has plenty
of character and charm. Enjoy the sunset
overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. $350,000
MLS#91023. Call Susie White @227-9600. *


* Cape San Bias gulf view lot at South Beach


* Cape San Bias gulf view lot at South Beach
- MLS#91560 $189,900.
* Bay Front Lot MLS#94003, $179,900
* Treasure Bay Lot 7, CD-30 Road $59,900.
MLS#91009
* Cape San Bias 100'x427' bay lot. Call Susie
White $169,900.
* 100 Secluded Dunes Dr.5)99,900 -
MLS#92253-
* Interior, MLS#6528, Secluded Dunes Drive,
$154,900.
* Interior Lot, MLS#6956, Cape San Bias Rd.,
$200,000 Susie White.
INDIAN LAGOON & INDIAN PASS
* Indian Pass Gulf Front lot, 50x452'.
MLS#93994, $425,000. Call Mark Schultz.
* Indian Pass Gulf Front lot, 50x'x452'.
MLS#93995, $425,000. Call Mark Schultz.
* Hwy C-30 One acre w/septic., $55,000
MLS#92936
* MLS#2599, Hwy C-30, $99,900.
BEACHES
* 321 Texas Drive Mexico Beach 100' x 100'
res. lot. Asking $45,000. MSL #94294
* 107 Ponce De Leon St. St. Joe Beach In first
block of beach 2nd lot from dedicated beach.
Beautifully landscaped has underground
electric run. 46' wide for 73' then 50' for 52'
- 125'; total depth. SUPER LOCATION AND
PRICEI $100,000. MLS#93072
* St. Joe Beach 180' on Hwy 98x440' on -
Court and 370'xl 25' on Americus. Great
opportunity for commercial or/and residential.
$975,000. MLS#9331 Call Ellen Allemore.


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Public Notice

A Public Hearing will be held at -the
Board of County Commissioners
(BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, November,
12, 2002 at 6.00 p.m. EST. The public '
hearing will be held in the BOOCC
Meeting Room at the Robert M. Moore
Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G.
Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. The
public hearing will be to discuss and act
on the following

Final Plat Approval-Curve 'at the
Cape-The Curve At The Cape,
LLC-Parcel ID #6318-OOOR-5.62 Acres
in Section 23, Township 9 South, Range
11 West,; Gulf County, Florida-an 11 unit
subdivision subject to all development
regulations required by Gulf County.

Applications 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 the meeting can be viewed at the
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national temporary staffing
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Joe to serve Gulf County's
industrial clients.
Labor Finders supplies
unskilled, semi-skilled, and
skilled labor for different sectors
including construction, manu-
facturing, and landscaping-on a
temporary basis. Staffing needs
have brought temporary workers


to an assortment of locations from
major construction project sites to
bowling alleys.
Area resident, Michael
Ashmore, branch manager of
Labor Finders in Port St. Joe
states, "We are excited to. play an
integral part in the Port St. Joe
business community. There is a
great demand for quality
temporary industrial labor in the,
area. It is our goal to provide
businesses the assistance they
need to complete a project,
Whether it's for several hours or
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made his debut -and was
welcomed by his big brother
Jacob. This blessing from God
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long. Proud grandparents include
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ihe City Commission of the City of Port St. Joe. Florida. at its meeting on ihe 51h day of November, 2002, at 600 PM EDT, in the regular
Commission meeting room atl Ihe Municipal Building, Port Si Joe, Florida, will have a first reading and consider an Ordinance wilh the Iollowing tille
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN LANDS ADJACENT TO THE NORTHWESTERN BOUNDARY OF THE CITY LIMITS;
PROVIDING A DESCRIPTION OF THE LANDSTO BE ANNEXED: PROVIDING FORTHE REDEFINING OF CITY BOUNDARIESTO INCLUDE SAID LANDS; PROVIDING FOR,
REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
and at its meeting on November 19, 2002, at 6:00 P.M., EDT. in the regular Commission meeting room at the Municipal Building, Port'St. Joe, Florida,.will consider for final
adoption the above mentioned ordinance i..e. c d .
All interested parties are invited to aherd and be heard Copies of said Ordinande are on file at the office of the City Clerk and may be inspected by the public during normal
working hours.
CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY
OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
BY:I/s/ FRANK PATE, JR.
MAYOR / COMMISSIONER
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Community News &

Notes


DRA Meeting
The Downtown Redevelop-
ment Agency will hold its month-
ly meeting on Tuesday, November
12, at 6:15 p.m. ET. The meeting
will be held at Preble-Rish, Inc.,
located on the third floor of the
ANR building in Port St. Joe. All
members are urged to attend.

Audubon Society
Bay County Audubon Society
and St. Andrew Bay Resource
Management Association will
meet Monday, Nov. 11, at the
Panama City Garden Club, 810
Garden Club Drive, at 7 p.m.
John Oswald will present a slide
program entitled "Bird
Adventures Around Bay County".
Call 871-1736 for additional
information.

Sea Oats & Dunes
The Sea 'Oats and Dunes
Garden Club will meet Nov.,12 at
10 a.m. ET in the St. Joe Beach
fire station. Flora Brown will give
a workshop on, what you can
make with shells. All are wel-
come; bring shells and a hot glue
gun. Call 648-5853 for informa-
tion.

BBQ Lunch Nov. 15
The Gulf County Senior citi-
zens will be .selling" barbeque
plates on Friday,' November 15
from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at
the Stiles Brown Senior Citizens.
and Community Center.,
The lunches are available for
pick up, or the senior citizens will
deliver to local businesses. The
meal will sell for S3.50 including
iced tea, potato chips, large sand-
wich and dessert. Please call 229-
8466 to place your order by 3:00.
p.m. on November 13.
All proceeds- will be used to
help pay the mortgage on'the cen-
ter. The senior citizens would like
to thank the public for its contin-
ued. support.
AA Meeting
.Alcoholics Anonymous meets
at the Wewahitchka Community


Tyndall Hospital
Hours Change
All Tyncall. hospital agencies.
/ includingall clinics and the main
and 'satellite pharmacy, will close
at noon the first Thursday of each
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Commissary Closure
The Tyndall AFB commissary
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Tuesday, November 11 and 12 in
observance of Veterans Day. The
commissary will resume regular
business hours Wedhesday,
November 13.

Blood Drive Nov. 18
This is your chance to give of
yourself this Thanksgiving sea-
son. The Northwest Florida Blood
Center will conduct a blood drive
on Monday, November 18, from
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the GT
Corn Parking Lot at 502 Cecil G.
Costin, Sr. Boulevard.
Everyone is .encouraged to
donate blood if willing and, able.
.Please contact Becky Bateman at
229-7221 to schedule.' an
appoint-ment. Blood donors must
be at least 17 years old and 105
pounds. A substantial 'meal one
to two hours prior to donating is
recommended. Do not fast.

New Probation Office:
Phone Number
The telephone number of the
Gulf County Probation Office has
been changed to 227-1427. They.
ask that :ajill interested parties
,please make a note of the new
number.

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


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Mail To:


Gulf County Clerk of Court
Attn: Kari Summers
1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Room 148.


Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Publish October 31 & November 7, 2002


Public Notice

A Public Hearing will be held at the Planning and
Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on;'
Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. EST. and
at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)
meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 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:
Small Scale Land Use Change-Charles and
Karmin Wilson-Section 30, Township 6 South,
Range 9 West, Gulf County, Florida-Parcel ID
#1100-OOOR-3.18 Acres from Agricultural to Mixed, ,
Commercial/Residential. ,
Small Scale Land Use Ghange-Greg
Waddell-Section 16, Township 7 South, Range. 11
West, Gulf County, Florida-Parcel I,D #4247-
000R-1.3'Acres from Agricultural to Residential.
Variance-W.C. Andrew-Cape San Bias Shores
Unit One-Parcel ID #6369-0Q00R-Road Setback-5"
encroachment into the 25.foot setback.
Variance-Flynnstone Outdoor. Advertising,
lInc.-Near Tapper Bridge in Highland View-Parcel ID
#4360-050R+Permission to add another'sign panel
to an elevated sign structure ,and exceed the 16.0'
square foot limit.'
Applications 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 the meeting
can be viewed at the Planning and Building
Department at 1000 Costin.Blvd., Room 301.


S


Kathleen Britton

Kathleen Britton
Mrs. Kathleen,. "Cassie"
Britton, 77, passed away sud-.
denly Monday, 'November 4, in
Panama City. She was a longtime
resident. of Pensacola and lived in
Wewahitchka after retirement.
She was a member of the First
Baptist Church of Wewahitchka..
and while in Pensacola attended
Heights Baptist Church.
She is survived by her hus-
band, "Jean E. Bntton, one son,
Charles "Buck" Britton and wife
Glenda of Pensacola; one daugh-
ter, Linda Pearson and husband
Ray of Jacksonville; two grand-
children, B.J. Pearson and Wendy
Pearson both of Jacksonville; two
brothers. Fred Browder and O'Neil
Browder both of South Carolina:
one sister. Margaret Boener of
Delray Beach; Jany and-wife Jean ,
Yeago who was like a" son to her; :
also -a dear- friend Dorothy
Stephens: and a number of nieces
and nephews.
Funeral : services 'will be.
Friday; November, 8, at'1 ha.m.
,-'CST. at the First Baptist Church
o,,of Wewahitchka with the, Rev,
Mike Stroud officiating. Interment
will, follow in Roberts Cemetery.
Mrs. Bntton will lie in state at the
church Thursday evening from
5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

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


PANHANDLE BEACON
209-21.1 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
(850) 227-1278 (850) 229-8997
www.Panhandlebeacon.com


Nelons in Concert
at Hope Family
Worship Center
The world famous Nelons will
perform in concert at the Hope
Family Worship Center on
Thursday, November 14 at 6:30'
p.m. This performance is free of
charge and everyone is invited.,
The church is located at 2001
Garrison Avenue, Port St. Joe.
Seating is' limited, so arrive early.
For more information call 227-
1493.

Meet Lottie Moon
A dramatization of the life of
one of the Southern Baptists'
most famous foreign missionaries,
will be presented by Mrs. Gail
Hartzog on Sunday, November 10,
at 11 a.m. ET,, at Ho%%-ard Creek
Baptist Church. ,
Mrs. Hartzog, Director of
'Planning at Chipola Junior.
'College, ;Marianna appears each'
'Christmas season in churches
throughout the South. presenting
a monologue on the. life of
:Charlotte ("Lottie") Digges Moon, a
-missionary who served forlh' years
in China.
Miss Moon is shown as a
daughter of the southern tradition.
in Virginia, as a teacher in
Cartersville, ..Georgia. anrd as a
*dedicated worker among the'
':Chinese from 1873, when she first
.arrived. until 1912. when she died
'of starvation as a result of her
sacrifices -or the people with
whom she worked.
The Lottie Moon Christmas
Offering is the largest mission
offering taken during the year in
Southern Baptist' churches,.
Southern Baptists" goal is to raise
over-one hundred nuljori dullar-.
S 'to provide support-.for mission-
aries in 120 countries..
Howard Creek Baptist church
Invites e\ er',,one to come and hear
Mrs. Hartzogs pres-entaion A,
covered dish dinner will follow the
presentation ,

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(850) 227-1818


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


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Pastor Appreciation
'New Hope Baptist Church of
Weewahitchka invites everyone to
'come and be a part of fellowship,
on Sunday, November 10, at
11:00. a.m. CT for its pastor's
appreciation service honoring
Rev. and Si.. Leon Jones. the
guest minister will be Rev, Rawlis
Leslie, Interim Pastor of Zion Hope
'Baptist Church, Panama City,
and Zion Fair in Port St. Joe.
Come celebrate Jesus.

Women's Luncheon
New Life Christian Center
would like to invite the ladies of
other churches to come out and
be in fellowship with them for a
Women's luncheon on Saturday,
November 16 at 11:00 a.m., at the
Senior Citizens Building. The
speaker of the hour \%ill be Mother
Turner -from, Yes Lord Church of
God in Christ in Chipley. Come
out and be blessed.

Flea Market
and Bake Sale
The Wdmen of Port St. Joe
United- Methodist Church will
have their annual flea market and
bake sale on Saturday, November:
j6. starting at 8:00 a.m., in the
church's fellowship hall. Proceeds
go to the Methodist Childrens
Home. Come early for the best
selection of baked goods and
treasures.

Bake and Yard Sale,
The ladies of the Beach
Baptist Chapel. 311 Columbus
Street. St. Joe Beach, will hold
their third annual sale of baked
goods and other items on
Saturday, November 9, beginning
at 8:00 a.m. 'til in the church
fellowship hall. Proceeds will b.e
given to the Foreign Missions.


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New Bethel Anniversary
New Bethel Baptist youth and
young adults will celebrate their
anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 9
at 7:00 p.m., with choirs and
groups from the surrounding
area. Everyone is invited to come
andsing unto the Lord.


HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME
247 N. Tyndall Parkway
Callaway
(850)785-131


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

Chaplain Captain

Buddy Walker will,
be Guest Speaker
Captain Buddy Walker is a
protestant chaplain for the 325th
Fighter Wing at Tyndall AFB. He'
will be the guest speaker at the.
First United Methodist Church in
Mexico Beach at both services,
9:00 and 11:00, on Sunday,
.Novemb'er 10.
Chaplain Walker is respons-
ible for the visitation'anid pastoral
care of sixteen units with, over
three thousand personnel on the
base. He pastors the morning
liturgical worship which averages .
ninety worshipers and twenty
volunteers. He pastors over ninety
hours ,of pre-marital instruction
annually for active duty. He
directs the chapel-led core values
instruction block to ROTC.
summer' encampments, 'and,
provides pastoral care, to eight
hundred cadets and Tyndall
ROTC staff members.
Walker is 'designer and'
instructor for "Ethical Found-
ations of Decision Making" class,
'Airman Leadership School 'and
local area church youth groups.
he is author and teacher of an


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
S SUNDAY: General A'-eri,'bl','9:45-a.m. Bible Study all ages 10 a.m.
.Morning Worship 11 a.m. Evening Worship 6 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Choir Practice 6 p.m. *. Prayer Meeting & Youth Group 7 p.m.
wO taste and 'se that the Lord is good: blessed is the man ,,1,t trusteth in Him."
Please accept this invitation to jdin us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Churchi647-5026 Home 769-8725'
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CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday


Worship:
9:30 a.m. Sunday


Open Hearts. pOpen minds., Open doors.
The people of Mexico Beach United Methodist Church
Rey. Ted Lovelace, Pastor NURSERY PROVIDED Church/Office: 648-8820

TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN

+ ++ '- ST. JAMES'

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


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


THE STAR PUBLISHING CO.
209-211 .Reid Ave., Port St. Jbe
(850) 227-1278 .* (850) 229-8997
www.StarFL.com

interdenorrunauoral Chapel Pro-
testant Confirmation course, co-
instructor for marriage
.enhancement seminar, "Married
and Loving: It". Chaplain Walker is.
'also a commercial pilot with over
2000 hours of flying experience.
Chaplain Walker is 'an
ordained Elder in the United
Methodist Church. He received
the Bachelor of Arts in History,
Texas A&M University, College
Station, Texas in 1987 and the
Master of Divinity, Perkins School
of Theology, Southern Methodist
University, Dallas, Texas in 1996.
He was commissioned on April 25,
1999.. ,
The public'is cordially invited
to attend either the. 9:00 or the


Got News?

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

11:00 service at the church
located at 111 N. 22nd Street in
Mexico Beach. Rev. Ted Lovelace
is pastor at the church.


Revival Time
Amazing Grace Apostolic.
Church, 106 Robbins Avenue; will
host a revival Wednesday,;
Thursday and Friday, November"
13, 14 and 15 at 7:30 nightly.
The ivord will be, delivered by
Minister Dante McGee on
Wednesday, by Minister Sheila
Fisher on Thursday and by Elder'
C.astldera' Watts. on Friday.-
Everyone is invited to attend.


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

The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)

(850) 639-5401
Sunday Bible Study . ... . 9:00 a.m. CT
Sunday .Wrship .... .. 1'0:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
'Wednesday Bible Study . .... .7:00 p.m. CT


FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
UWI *? 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship .... .10 a.m. sixteen treet
Fellowship Time .. 10:45 a.m. ,./
Adult School .......... 11 am. "
*Sunday School -* o 'd / "
*Yoing Chiladren 8 .

Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cameron Highway 71 / Cecil Costin Sr. Blvd.
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[ First Baptist Ciurchf


"THE EXCITING


102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE.
Brent Vickery, Pastor .'
Buddy Caswell Benjamin Roberts"
'Minister of Music & Education Minister to Students
Sunday School ................ 9:45 am
Worsh;p SerA i.ce ... ... ..... 11:00 am
D ple Tranng .:. ......... .... .6:00 pm
E'ening Worship ..... .... 7:00 pm
WeVdresda/ Prayer Meeling ... 6:30 pm
' PLACE TO WORSHIP"


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

FAITH BIBLE

CHURCH


Sunday
Sunday
Sunday


801 20th Street Port St. Joe
Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor


School ........
Morning Service .
Evening Service .


129-6707

. .. 10:00 a.m.
. 11:00 a.m.
. 6:00 p.m.


Constitution and Monument
srtSt. Joe".,'

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .. . .9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Fellowship . .. ,. 600 p.m


(850) 227-1724
Rev. Jesse 'Evans Robert E. Dow
PASTOR Choir Direc


Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice .. 7:30 p.m.
wns, Jr. Diana Sealey
actor Youth & Children's Director)


Family Life Church
"Touching Lives with the Love of Jesus"
Join Lus in ors/ii /'. '' i.
10:30 Sunday Morning .y .98
7:00 Wednesday Evening Apalachicola... .PanamaCity
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford "7 Reid Ave
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates WewFamilyichk urch
Visit our website at: familylifechurch.net
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)


The Potter's House
S"Where Broken 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.
lS'X I Wednesday 7 PM ....... . .... Bible Study
Rodney G. Leaman, Pastor
., (850) 639-4588 Wewarev@aol.com
:Broken Spirits, Hearts & Lives CAN be mendedl


God'
lov

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Discover God's Love!
Everyone welcome

Lon Avenue
BAP T T CHURCH"
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
REV. JOHN ADKINS, PASTOR


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


382 Ling Street Highland View
Port St. Joe, Florida' 32456
(850)227-1306 Sunday School 9:45am.
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 7:00 p.m.


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


"A Port,of Victory"

First Church of the Nazarene
.2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ...................... 10 a.m. Give unto the Lord the glory
Sunday Morning Worship ........... 11 a.m. due His name, worship the
Sunday Evening Worship ............. 6 p.m. Lord in the beauty of holiness.,
Wednesday Evening Service ..... 7 p.m. Ps.nlm 29 2


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


North of Mexico Beach
S 111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services:
Traditional ...................... ... .................9:00 a.m., C
Contemporary ......... ..... .. ............. ....... 11:00 ct.m., C





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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2002


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Consignments Welcome!
We Buy Estates!
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229-9282
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Prominent locally owned &
operating business for sale.
Recession proof income great
o.n going business. $495,000.
Call for details. 850-229-
1929. tfcll/7







White City Christian School,
now accepting enrollment for
K-4 through 12th grade. For
moreinformation contact us
at 827-2621. 8tc10/10


1998 Ford Taurus, 4 door,
AT, AC, V6, Excellent condi-
tion. $3750. Call 960-4464.
itcll/7


1993 Toyota'Tercel, 2 door,
standard '4 speed, A/C,
AM/FM cassette, 111,000.
miles, one owner, dependable
& clean, $2,000. Call 647-
S2715 ltc11/7

1999 Ford Taurus SE. 4
door, AT, AC, V6, 50,000
one-owner miles. S6600. Call'
-960-4464. ltd I /7

1995 HD 883 Sp ortster.
Excellent condition, $5,300
firm. Call 647-5325.2tp 11. 7

1993 Mercury Grand
Marquis,, 4 door. Loaded'
'Excellent condition. $3200.
Call 960-4464. ( ltcll/7

1994 Mustang GT 5.0,
83,000 miles has flow master
exhaust system, K&N induc-
tion system, 5 speed manual,
$7,500. Call 850-653-8680.,
2tcli/7

1992 Toyota 4Runner, 2 WD,.
AT, AC, V6, four door, excel-
lent condition. $3950. Call
960-4464 .:'" ltc11/7

11988 Full size Bronco 4x4,
automatic, cold AC, CD play-
er, in .very good condition,
$2,500. Call 229.&039 or
229-6224. 2tpll/7

1,995 Olds Achieva. 45,000
one-owner miles! 4 door, AT,
AC, V6. New condition.
$3950. Call 960-4464. litci/7

1996 Mazda 626. One owner.
70,000 miles. 4 door, '5
speed, sunroof. New condi-
tion. $4650.'Call 960-4464.'
S' ltcll11/7.

1986 Cutlas Supreme- V8,
AC, etc. excellent, only 67,
000 miles, newly new,,
$4,200. Call 647-9317. icII/7.

1990 Ford Taurus; 4 door,'
V6, AT, AC, dependable, runs'
, great. $750. Call 960-4464. ,
ltcll/7

1994 Jeep. Cherokee.
Country, 4 door, leather,
loaded, one owner. New con-
dition. $4650. Call 960-
4464. ltc11/7

1991. Crysler New, Yorker,
good condition, $3,500 or
best offer. Call 229-2550 or
639-3046. 4tp10/31

1997 Toyota/Corolla, 4 door,
AT, AC, new condition.
$4250. Call 960-4464. ticit/7

1998 Chevy S10.. 5 speed,,
AC, PS, excellent condition.
$4250. Call 960-4464. iicii/7
1991' Pontiac Grand AM,
excellent condition, new
tires, 85,000 miles, $2,600
or best offer. Call 647-8085.
2tc10/31

1992 Toyota Corolla, 4 door,
AT, AC, extra clean. $3200.
Call 960-4464. Itcll/7

1995 Honda Accord LX. 4
door, 5 speed,AC, new condi-
tion. $4450. Call 960-4464.
ltcll/7


Now Renting!
Table Saws Barbque Grills Trenchers
Lawn & Garden Equipment Pressure Washer
Electric Hand Tolls Many Other Items!
Bailey's Rent-All
19872 SR20 W., Blountstown, FL
850-674-4256

For Rent
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,
125 Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 227-7451
"Available Now"
2 BR Unit & 1 BR Handicp Unit
Central heat and air
On-site Management
Carpeting Laundry facilities
Voice/TTY Acess
V (352) 472-3952


GINA THE CLOWN IS BACK
IN, TOWN; Magic, Face
Painting & Balloons. Party
Planning. Fun & Games. Call
227-6617. tfcll/7







'2 -bedroom, 1' bath unfur-
nished trailer. -400 month
plus S200 deposit. St'. Joe
Beach Call 647-5325. 2ipti/7,

10 minute walk to beach. 2
bedroom,.2 bath totalelectric
with appliances, dryer &
washer Sea Shores
Subdivision. Call 647-3674-.
4tcl 1,/7


Small Office Spaces for rent.
Call Phil at .227-2112. ircil/7

Apartmert ReRntal -
Coronado Townhouse, fur-
nished at 7310 w. Hwy. 98,.
St. Joe Beach. Call 647-5884
for details. 2tpl 1., 7

New 1 bedroom,. 1 bath
apartmin- nr. re frigerator,
sttoe dis-.hwasher. central
H/A, laundry room. No Pets.
221 7th, Street. Call 229-
8421 2tpl1/7

.On. South, side of Wewa -
Nice 14x52 furnished mobile
home with CH/A & dish-'
washer, S475'mornthl with
utilities, $ 350 mIntr.hly with-
out utilities. Excellent for
retired ,or professional folks.
References a must. Call 648-
5905 after 7:00 pm. 2tcll/7

3 bedroom trailer for rent in
Highland View. Rent $300
month. deposit, S250. Call
227-9,36.3 2tcll:/7

Apartment 'Rental
Coronado Townhouse, fur-
nished at 7310) W. Hv.y. 98,
St. Joe Beach. Call 647-5884
for details. 2tclO/31

2 bedroom apartments, rent--
ing monthly Beacon Hill
Lodge, 647-3918. 2tcl0/31

4 bedroomn..2 bathli fireplace.
onr 2 acres at Scott's Ferry,
$600 month. Call 867-7,632.
4tc10/31

Gulf Aire Townhouse for
rent! 3 bedroom, 2 bath,
garage, new AC, tile floor and
carpet, new appliances. Call
647-6321. 4tcl0/31

St. Joe'Beach 2 bedroom,
1 bath townhouse, very nice,
$500 month plus deposit.
Pelican Walk Real Estate.
Call 648-4995. 2tc10/31
Furnished- trailer for rent.
Call 648-5306. tfcll/7
St. Joe Beach Mobile Home
2 bedroom, 2 bath, unfur-
nished, steps to beach, $500
month plus deposits. .Call'
850-647-9214. : tfcl 1/7

Rental Furnished. 2 bed-
room, 2 bath with covered
boat dock on the caUal in
Mexico Beach. New
Construction. Available
October 1st. $950 a month.
Contact Coldwell Banker
Forgotten Coast Realty at
850-648-1010. tfcl l/7,

2 & 3 BR, long-term rental
units. Call Crystal Sands
Realty 648-4400. tfcll/7

FOR RENT OR LEASE
Dry storage space

3,000 sq. ft.
Call 229-6031


MINI STORAGE
0tc US Reid Ave. Street, Port St. Joe, FL
229-6200 Office
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours


Glass top table 42x75 and 6
parsons : chairs, like new
retail, $1,000 sale $250. Call
1-800-750-5208' tfcll/7

Used furniture for sale,.
Johnnie's Trim Shop, '310
4th St., PSJ, tfcll/7

Wanted: Good used refriger-
ator. Call 647-5080. 2tpio/3t


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






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

RV & Boat Storage
$30 Month
Mobile Home Lots
$125 Month,
850-648-8201


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Mobile Home, unfurnished, 2
bedroom. 1 1/2 bath, 1 block'
to beach. Recently refur-
bished inside. Private: lot.
$375 per month, $150
deposit. Water furnished, one
year lease. Adult only, no
pets. Call 850-647-5194. .11/7

Like new 2 bedroom, 1 bath
mobile home, newly redeco-
rated with new carpet, paint
& drapes, $295 a month,
$200 deposit. No Pets.. Call
227-9350. tfcll/7

For Lease: Canal front hqme
in Mexico Beach. 3 bedroom,
1 1/2 bath, dock with cov-
ered lift, Florida room,,
screened porch, 'garage,
much more. $1,200 month.
108 38th Street, Mexico
Beach. Call 227-1490. tifcin/

Boat Storage in shed, $75
month; Outside, $30 month.
Boat Motor. Trailer
Maintenance & Repairs
Available. Buskens Boat Yard
647-5239. 4tpl0/17

Apart./Homes for Rent: 1 3
BR apart duplexes 'homes
for reIt in Mex Bcli. Furn. &
unfurnished Call Parker
Realty at 850-646-5777 for
more info tfc l 1.'7

Efficienicy-type apartment
in P.S.J., furnished, all util-
ities inc. Weekly, Monthly
rates. Call 639-3600., tircl/7

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. tfcll 1/7

2 bedroom 1 1/2 bath apart-
ment, energy efficient on
South Hwy. 71, $425. per
month. Call '639-5102 for
more information, tfc 11/7
UNFURNISHED
Large 2.bdrm.. houe"ewL ve
& reffig. cen -,&a. screen
rprch. c orp;.rr&.aundry rrm.
Large 2 bedroom apart-
ment. stove & refrig., wash-
er/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig. ,3 bdrm.
house, 1 1/2 ba., inside
-laundry rm., ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpet-
ed. No pets.
FURNISHED
Small 2 bdrm. home, auto
heat & air, washer/dryer
hook-up.
One bedroom apartment,
washer/ dryer hookup. Call
229-6777' after 7 PM. tfc'/7,







Prime Business Location :at
8226 Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach.
824 square foot building. Set
up as offices w\ith lIving quar-
ters, including full kitchen,'
washer. dryer hookup. Plenty
of parking. Sale price
$225,000. Will discuss lease
terms. Sale or lease of office
furniture & telephone system
negotiable. Call Linda at
Arline Realty, daytime. 850-
647-2628, evening 850-648-
5000. tfcll/7.


Shop at St. James Bazaar,
Sat.,-Nov. 9, 8:00 am- 1:00
pm., 800 22nd Street. Port
St. Joe. ( I tpl 1/7

Large 3 Day Yard Sale, 304
.Gander Street, St. George
Island, Nov..8, 9 & 10, Fri. &
Sat:, 9:00 till, Sun., 1:00 till.
Items to numerous, to men,'
tion. ltcl 1/7

Large Yard/Estate Sale, 103
Ave. C, Apalachacola; Sat.,
Nov.9, 9:00-5:00. PLEASE
NO EARLY BIRDS. ltc1/7.

Mary Kay Pre-
Thanksgiving/Christmas
Sale, 50% off all in stock cos-
metics. Fri.; 10:00-2:00 &
Sat., 10:00-1:00. Betty
Lewis, 909 10th Street, tpl1/7

Yard Sale, 311 Triton;, St.
Joe Beach, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 8
& 9, 8:00 am till. ltc 1/7

RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE,
Highland View Assembly of
God, Dolphin Street, Sat.,,
Nov. 16, ., 8:00-1:00.
Community Wide, indoors,
Rain/Shine. Want to rent a
table for S10.00' Limited
spaces available. For more
info call Linda at at 227-
:4,325 or, Deborah at 227-.
2049. 2tclI 1/7

BAKE & YARD SALE, The
ladies of, the Beach Baptist
Chapel. 3. 11 Columbus
Street, St. Joe Beach, Sat.,
Nov. 9,8-00 ani until Held in
fellowship hall Baked goods
and other items. Proceeds.
will be given to the Foreign
Missions. Itpll/7

Back Yard. Sale, 711 Long'
A\e.. Fri. & Sat., Nov. 8 & 9,
8:00 am. until. Antiques,
Halls China, cast iron, stere-
os, knick knacks, clothes,
household items. Call 229-
2992 or 899-3377.. Itp11/7

Yard Sale. 235 Conrt Street,
St. Joe Beacrh (Turn by Fire
Dept. sign) Sat., Nov. 9, 8:00
till. Lots of clothes, dishes,
small appliances, children's
books arid much more. 2 for-
mal dresses and wedding
gown. ltpll/7

.Garage, Sale, 513 4th Street,
Sat., Nov. 9. All kind of good-
ies. Itc 11/7

Yard Sale, 205 SeapineI
Lane, St. Joe Beach, Sat.,
Nov. 9, 8:00 am. Lots of good
things. 647-3194. Itc11/7

Port & Yard Sale, 111 5th
Street, Mexico Beach (1 blk.
off 98) Fri. & Sat., Nov. 8 & 9,
8:00-1:00 EST., Everything,
from building materials to
designer clothes to Jonque
at Great Prices. Itp 11/7.

St. James Episcopal
Church Bazaar, Corner of
Garrison & 22nd Street, Sat.,
Nov. 9, 8:00 alm-1:00 pm.
Crafts mainly & baked
goods/frozen entrees. So
come early for best selection.
Also breakfast & chili lunch
with plants, drawing for
quilt, rocker, hand painted
table and a nearly new .room.
.tcl 1/7


I AUTOMEOTIV:E]


"ATTENTION! DRIVER
TRAINEES NEEDED! Make
BIG BUCKS driving BIG
TRUCKS! No e\perlence
needed Earn $700-$900
,-^xeeklv as an entry-level dri-
ver with Swift
Transportation., 15 day'-CDL
training is available. Get
your career in gearl CALL
TODAYI Toll Freel 1-877-
214-3624.. 4tcll/7

Gulf Coast Community
College Facilities
Maintenance (Gulf
/Franklin Center) -
Responsible for semi-inde-
pendent work on. grounds
and in the maintenance of
college' facilities.
Groundskeeping 'primary,
'maintenance/custodial sec-.
ondary.. M-F, 7:00, a.m. to
3:00 p.m. feasterni Require-
H.S diploma,'acceptable
equivalency and valid FL
Driver's License. Some expe-
rience in
maintenance/building trades
preferred Salary range
begins at, $7.78/hr..
Deadline to apply is
November 15, 2002. For
more details visit our web-
site: www.gc.cc.fl.us- or Job
.Line: 850-873-3540. GCCC
is an EA/EO employer.
Minorities and females
strongly encouraged to
apply. ltc11/7

Cook Wanted full time pay,
ins. ,&' vacation benefits,
depending on experience.
Fish House Restaurant
* Mexico Beach. tfcl 1/7

The Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners is
,seeking aj individual for a
laborer position. This posi-.
tion mill be considered full-,
time/40 hours per week at
the :-Gulf County Road,
Depai-tment at 318 S. 7th
Street, Wewahitchka,
SFlorida. All applicants must
r meet the following criteria:
]* Be a high' 'school graduate.
or equivalent';
Able to lift 50 pounds
yalid Florida Driver's
License
Pass Physical and Drug
Test .. ,
Applications will be available
at the Gulf County Road
'Department, 318 S. 7th:
Street, Wewahitchka, Florida
32465 (850)639-2238,
Monday through Friday, 6:30
a.m.-3:00 p,m., C.T. or can;
be, downloaded from the
County's website at
S.wwU. gu! fcoun h tveove rn
ment.corn All applications
will be accepted until Friday.
November 15, 2002,:at the
Gulf County Road
Department. If you hate any
questions. please contact the
Gull County Road
Department at (8501639-
2238 or the Gulf Countyr
Board of County Conimisslon
Office at (550)229-6106 or
(850)639-4022. Gulf County
enforces a Drug Free
Workplace Policy arid is an
Equal Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer.
/s/ Jerry Barnes, Chairman .
/s/attest: Douglas. C.
Birmingham, Clerk ltc 1/7

Now Hiring 2 Realtors;and
1 Property Manager. Join a
company 'that's on the fast,
track to the Topl Be trained
,by a Leading Realtor, have
fun while making a great
income. Call today to make
your move to the Top. Call
Patricia for an interview.'
Donna Spears Realty, 227-'
7879., '2tc10/31
POSITION VACANCY WITH
THE GULF COUNTY
SCHOOLS 2002-2003
Position Title: Math,
Teacher, Wewahitchka Jr. -
Sr. High School. Application
Deadline: November 27,
2002, 12:00 NOON C.D.T.
Contact: Terry Linton;
Principal, Wewahitchka Jr. -
Sr.i High School, 754 E. River
' Road, Wewahitchka, FL
32465 850-639-2228. Job
Description: A copy of the
advertised job description
and any application form are
available from the school
office or the district office
building located at 150
Middle School Road in Port
St. ,Joe. www.gulf.kl2fl.us ofr
http://prod.schoolcrulser.co
m/gcsb. Qualifications:
Applicable Florida teaching
certification or able to obtain
a certificate. Successful,
applicant must pay a $52 fin-
gerprint analysis fee. Salary:
Salary will be determined by
salary schedule. GULF
COUNTY SCHOOLS IS AN
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER. 4tc 10/31

Bakers Assistant/Evening
Help needed immediately.
Great place to work. Apply In
person at The Old Flour Mill,
226 Reid Ave. or fax resume
to 404-627-9619. tfcll/7


Grounds .: Maintenance,
Experience in commercial
landscaping 'and sprinkler
systems a plus but not
required. Must show a will-
ingness to learn and work
with others. Please call 229-
2600, 7:00 am-3:00 pm.
2tc10/31











PLUS SMALL ENGINE
REPAIRS
NOW AVAILABLE
Climate Control

St. Joe
Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-21 12
/ MINI-STORAGE \



5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A
Week
ASK ABOUT FREE
MONTH'S RENT!


Our business is growingI
Need additional sales per-
son' in Gulf County. Call
850-670-5595. tic 11/7

Housekeepers Needed
Full apd Part-time
Apply to:
Bay St. Joseph Care Center
220 Ninth Street
Port St. Joe, FL
tfc.1l/7

Bay St. Joseph Care Center
Dietary Department now tak-
ing applications in the follow-
ing areas:
Cooks
Tray Aides
Dishwashers
Apply to:
Bay St. Joseph Care Center
220 Ninth Street
SPort St. Joe
't Ucl 1./'7

Civil Engineers and Cad
Technicians .Local engi-
neering firm, seeks qualified
,engineers and technicians for
office in. Port St. Job. Mail
resumes to, P.O. Box '639,
Port St. Joe, FL 32457 or e-
mail., to rernfros.''preble-
rish.com. tic 11/7

Part Time Cashier needed
for 1/2 day on weekends.
Call Rita at 229-8775. Cape
Trading Post. tfcll/7

Seeking ..' Equipment
Operators & Truck Drivers.
Applicants must have valid
FL drivers license. Apply at
C.W. Roberts Contracting,
Inc., PO Box 188; Hosford,
FL 32334. 850-379-8116.
tfcll/7

Sunset Coastal Grill is now
taking applications for the
following positions: Line
Cook, Dishwasher, Wait
Staff,' 'Bus Person,
Bartender. Applications may
be picked up at The Star and
returned to The Star or
mailed to P.O. Box 427, Port
St. Joe-rFL 32457. tfe'0/24

JOB NOTICE
The Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners is
seeking (1) individual for a
laborer position at the Gulf
County Public Works
Department. The position is
for Mosquito Sprayer and is
considered full-time/40.
hours pet week. All appli-
cants must meet the follow-
ing criteria: .,
Be a high school graduate
or equivalent.. .
'* Able to lift 50.pounds
Valid Florida Driver's,
License
-Pass, Physical and Drug
Test
Applications will be available
at the Gulf County Pulbic
Works Department. 1001
:10th Street. Port St. Joe.'
Florida 32456 (850)227-
1401. Monday through
Fnday. 7:30 a m.-4:00 p.m..
E.T. or can be downloaded
from the County's website at
www.gu Ilfcnun tyaover n-
ment corn. All applications
will be accepted until thurs-
*day, November 7th, 2002 at
the Gulf County Public
Works Department. If you
have any ,questions, please
contact the Gulf County
Public Works Department
(850) 227-1401. Gulf County
enforces a Drug-Free
Workplace Policy and is an
Equal .Opportunity
r'Affirmative Action
Employer. 2tc10/31
JOB NOTICE
The Gulf, County Board of,
County Commissioners is
seeking (1) individual for
the position of Animal
Control Officer through the
Gulf County Maintenance
Department. This position
will be considered full-
time/40 hours per week. All
applicants must meet the fol-
lowing criteria:
Be a high school graduate
or equivalent
Able to lift 50 pounds
Valid Florida Driver's
License
Pass Physical and Drug
Test
Applications will be available
at the Gulf County Public
Works Department, 1001
10th Street, Port St. Joe,
Florida (850)227-1401,
Monday through Friday, 7:30
a.m.-4:00 p.m., E.T. or can
be downloaded from the
County's website at
www.gulfcountygovern-
ment.com. All applications
will be accepted until 4:00
p.m., E.T., Thursday,
November 7th, 2002 at the
Gulf. County Public Works
Department. If you have any
questions, please contact the
Gulf County Public Works
Department (850)227-1401.
Gulf County enforces a Drug-
Free Workplace Policy and is
an Equal Opportunity
/Affirmative Action
Employer. 2tc 10/31


All survey personnel posi-
tions, 'salary depending on
experience. 850-227-7322,
406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
tfcll1/7

Opening for Sales Agent
with Florida Real Estate
License. Experience pre-
ferred. Call 850-648-5777 for
interview or fax to 850-648-
5779. .Parker Realty of
Mexico Beach, Inc. tfcll/7







Gulf Coast Community
College Adjunct Clinical
Instructor Spring semester
position to provide medical-
surgical' clinical instruction
to Practical Nursing students
in an acute care facility in
Panama City. Requires AS
degree with at least one-year
recent medical-surgical clini-
cal experience 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
arid Iemales stroringl encour-
aged to apply. I'l 1/7

Gulf Pines Hospital is seek-
ing a flexible. part-time
Operating Room
Technician. Fax resumes to:',
227-7495 or 'submit applica-
tion in person., Contact 227-
1121 X 143 Mrs Lillquist.
ltcll/7

Charge Nurse:
(Full Time 11-7),
(5) CNA's:'
(Full Time 3-11) EOW
(2) CNA's:
(Part Time 7-3) EOW
Apply to:
Bay St. Joseph Care Center
220 Ninth Street
Port St.'Joe 'FL' tfell/7

NURSE

PRACTITIONER

Caring Hands
Healing Hearts

Hearts and hands are
busy working together at
Tallahassee Memorial
HealthCare in Florida's .
bustling capital city. As
one of the state's largest
hospitals, we operate a,
770-bed acute care facili-
ty, satellite clinics and
home health service. Join
us now asia Nurse
Pracuuoner in our Family
Medicine practice-located .
in Eastpoint, FL.
The selected individual
' should possess, a mini-
mum of 2 years ARNP
experience.
Competitive' salaries,
tuition reimbursement,
and other generous bene-
fits provided. To join us
now, apply on-line at:
www.tmh.org. Email
adkinson-s@mail.tmh.org
or.thompson-
su@mail.tmh.org. EOE.
Drug-free workplace.
Tallahassee Memorial
" Healthcare
The Caring 'Hands People








Above ground pool, round.
24x4, you take down, $600
has everything with it. Call
850-653-8680. 2tcl l/7

Small Engine Repair
Parts, Blades, Engines
Jobie Barfield 639-3600
tfcll/7
Free "Non-Denominational"
Eight Lesson Bible
Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a
Christian & nothing else!
SSend your name & address
to: Bible Study, PO Box 929,
Wewahitchka, FL 32465 or
E-mail your request to
Wewachurch@outdrs.net
tfcll/7

Free Organ. You pick up, call
647-2793 for more informa-
tion. 2tc10/31







EASY LAND HOME Low
rates low down. Call 522-
9303 or 527-1463. tfcl 1/7


ENTERTAINMENT


DOWN PAYMENT ASSIS-
TANCE Gov. loans with lit-
tie. or nothing down on
mobile home, land and
improvements. 2-5 bed- -
rooms. Call 522-9300 or
527-1463. tfcll/7

FIRST TIME BUYERS AS
little as $500 down, two
years on job, no derog. cred-
it. Call Mr. Action @ 522-:
9300 or 527-1463 nights.,
tfc11/7

New 24x48 3 bedroom, 2
bath, air, heat, orofessionall,'.
set up and serviced, 10 year
warranty, $32,500. Call 522-
9300. tfcl 1/7

NEW 28X80 over 2000 sq. ft.
includes delivery & 'setup,
etc. loaded with all the bells
& whistles. $47,900. Call Mr.
Action @ 522-9303. tfcll/7

ZERO DOWN is what many
customers qualify for on new
double wide ltth land and
improvements. 522-9300 or
527-1463. tfcll/7

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. tfcl 1/7

SINGLE PARENTS SPE-
CIAL FINANCING. Easy
Qualifying, Low down, Low
Low Payments. Mr. Action @
522-9303 days or 527-1463
nights. fcll/7

PROPERTY OWNERS noth-
ing down on new turn key
double wides up to 5 bed-
rooms, low rates, up to 30 yr.
Call 522-9300 or 527-1463.
S tfcll 1/7

NEW ZONE III DOUBLE
WIDES At discount prices.
No money down. Call 850-
522-9300 or 850-527-1463.
tfcll/7







Want to breed black
Dachshund & Quarter horse.
Have, papers on both ani-
amals. Also for sale computer-
ized treadmill. Property for
sale in Wewa near B & B. Call
S850-648-2391. tfcl 1/7







Recently Cleared 1.8 acres, 7
lots in Wewahitchka. Trees,
near schools. Way below
appraisal, owner financing
possible with substantial
down payment. Call 904-
797-2823, 639-5215 mes-
sage. tfcll/7
Lot 50x125 MOL, septic
tank, water, mobile home,
1st lot off Hwy. 98, gulf view,
$125,000. Call 850-647-
9214. tfcll/7

$999,999 will buy you a.
beautiful 5 bedroom home orit
the beach. The beach and the:
beautiful blue-green waters;
of the Gulf are visible from 4-
of the 5 bedrooms in this 6'
year old deadhead cypress
home. Call owner at 850-
648-5840, Mexico Beach,
Florida to get a guided tour of
this beautiful home. tfc ll/7.
Beautiful Bay Front Lot at
Treasure Bay. Gorgeous sun-
sets and fabulous palms.
Asking $205,000. Call 850-
229-9766 or 229-8211 ask
for Russ, tfcll/7

FOR SALE BY OWNER -
38th Street, Mexico Beach.
New Beach side Townhome,
3. bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths,
ceramic tile, Berber carpet,
all new appliances. Gulf
View, just steps to beach and
City Pier. $195,000. Possible
owner financrig. Call 850-
229-7827 or 770-479-0331.
S tfcll/7

LOOKING For Real Estate
To Buy? Let the world know
what you want with a web
link at capesanblasealestate
.com, the natural choice for
real estate at America's #1
Beach. On the web at
http: /www.capesanblas.
realestate.com or call 227-
5197. tfcll/7

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. tfcll/7











THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2002 PAGE 11B


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Mexico Beach
St. Joe Beach
Homes and Vacant Land.
Ask for Joan Lovelace. Your
Beach Realtor. Mexico Beach
Harmon Realty, 648-5767.
tfcll/7

MUST SELL: Roomy 2 bed-
room, 2 bath, 7245 I4wy. 71
in White City. CH/A, carport,
large utility room, outside
storage building, fenced yard
with above ground pool.
Extra large lot with plenty of
room for adding on. Now ask-
ing $78,000 negotiable. Call
827-2552 after 5:30 pm
Eastern or leave message.
tfcll/7

SELLING Your Home or
Lot? Save time arid money
with a web page at capesan
blasrealestate.com, the nat-
ural choice for real estate at
America:s #1 beach. On the
web. at http://www.capesan
blasrealestate.com or call
227-5197. tfcll/7

' REALTORS Looking for a
cost effective means of pro-
moting your listings' and
yourself? Check out capesan
blasrealestate.com, the nat-,
ural choice for real estate at
America's #1 Beach. On the
jweb at http://wwv.capesan
blasrealestate.com or call
227-5197. tfcll/7








CLAYTON CLEANING Newi
Construction, Residential,
Commercial. Licensed and
Insured. Call Lisa at. 647-
6050. 4tpl0/17

Need your house cleaned?
Hard working, honest &
dependable!! Can provide ref-
erences. Call Erica at 227-
9417 leave message. tfcll/7

WALLPAPERING Old paper
removed, walls prepared,
new paper hung. Reasonable
rates! Call Faux-Walls at
227-5i97. licll/71







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Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit
Court of Gulf County, pursuant to a
Final Judgment entered in this cause.
will on the 1.5th day of November.
j2002; at 11:00 a.m. EST. at the'front
lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse,
offer for sale and sell at public outcry
to r n iei l ? : l 3 r, b e.' L' ,I J ;I-. i .: .3 '
th "ii:.-ll'. ing j r'- .nijb-. pr iop' -, l.a .
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SURVEY DESCRIFrION PARCEL


COMMENCE AT A ONE-
INCH IRON PIPE MARKING
THE NORTHEAST COR-
NER, SECTION 22, TOWN-
SHIP 4 SOUTH. RANGE 10
WEST, GULF COUNTY.
FLORIDA: THENCE N
85"39'47" W. 1316.41
FEET ALONG THE NORTH
LINE OF SAID SECTION 22
TO THE INTERSECTION
WITH THE CENTERLINE
OF STATE ROAD 22
MARKED BY A HALF-INCH
IRON PIPE; THENCE S
0355'36" W,. 59.11 FEET
TO THE INTERSECTION
WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT
OF WAY LINE OF SAID
STATE ROAD 22 MARKED
BY A HALF-INCH REBAR
(#4432) AND BEING THE
POINT OF BEGINNING;
THENCE CONTINUE S
03"55'36" W. 773.55 FEET:
THENCE N 85'39'47" W,
215.51 FEET TO A HALF-
INCH REBAR (#4432);
THENCE N 09"23'00" E.
459.43 FEET; THENCE N
12-32'57" W. 70.56 FEET;
THENCE N 3304'28" E.
85.07 FEET: THENCE N
10'26'01" E, 242.22 FEET
TO THE INTERSECTION
WITH THE SOUTH .RIGHT
OF WAY LINE OF SAID
STATE ROAD 22. THENCE
S 53'53'00" E. 140.67-
FEET ALONG SAID RIGHT
OF. WAY LINE TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING
AND CONTAINING 3.26
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SURVEY L2E .C i-,iPT i'N
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COMMENCE AT .A ONE-
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TO THE INTERSECTION
WITH THE CENTERLINE
OF STATE 'ROAD. 22
MARKED BY A HALF-INCH
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0355'36". W. 59.11 FEET
TO THE INTERSECTION
WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT
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STATE ROAD 22 MARKED
BY A HALF-INCH REBAR
(#4432);: THENCE N
5353'00" W. 140.67 FEET
ALONG SAID SOUTH
-RIGHT OF WAY LINE;
THENCE S 10*26'01" W.
242.22 FEET; THENCE S
S33"04'28" W. 85.07' FEET ....
TO THE PF.'-lir :.F EEGir..
NING; THErJlE .
293T37" W. 123.76 FEET;:
THENCE S 1518'22" W.
105.31 FEET TO A. HALF-.
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S THENCE S 00"36'18" W.
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AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURESALE
NOTICE 15 HERB' CP.EN pur.
suant to a Summary Final Judgment or
Foreclosure dated September 3, 2002,
and Ex Parte Order To Cancel And
Reset Foreclosure Sale dated October
15, 2002, and entered In Case No. 02-
208 of the Circuit Court for Gullf
County, Florida. I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at the
Front Door of the Gulf County
Courthouse. 1000 Costin Blvd.. Port
St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. EST on,
the 15th day of November, 2002,. the
following described property as. set
forth in said Summary Final
Judgment:
Lots 35, 36. 37 and 38.,,
Block C. BEATY,SUBDIVI-
SION. according to the offi-
clal plat on file in the office
of the Clerk of the Circuit
Court. Gulf County.
Florida. '
TOGETHER WITH all
Improvements now or here-
after erected on the proper-
ty, and all easements,
rights, appurtenances.
rents, royalties, mineral, oil
and gas rights and profits,
water rights and stock and
all fixtures now or hereafter
attached to the property.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons with disabili-
ties needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should.
contact the individual or agency send-
ing notice no later than seven days prior
to the proceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V)' 1-
800-955-8770, Via Florida Relay
Service.
WITNESS my hand and the seal.
of this Court on October 15,
2002.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/s/Tonya Knox
S Deputy Clerk,'
Publish October 31 and November 7
ill THE C :lF-.':iJiLT :':'U T .F
THE 14TH JIJuL.-L L-CIR':LIT
inr IN F ,F.: .Du LF ,X ,luraN
FL'.Il:. E
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION,
CASE NO. 02-234-CA
THE BANK OF NEW YORK, Trustee
U/A dated '
12/01/01 (EQCC Trust 2001-2),
Plaintiff,
vs. '
ROBERT A. SYLVESTER, et al.
Defendants: .
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE'SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suantto aSumir, a Fir,.iJud.ler, of
Foreclosure Including Aard .:.
Attorneys' Fees and Costs dated.
October 15. 2002, entered In Case No.
)7 -: 4 .4.A oi' he '',irc.:uil 'odn of the
-i1. r Judicial Circul n i- a ia '.-r Gulf
':our,.. Fl:,nda r, rein THE B,-i j F
'jEw t' L'RJ- Trustee .,,.A aied
1 0! I i EQCC Trust 2001-2) is the
Plan131rf ana ROBERT A. S'l-AESTER .
S, sYLVESTER, unknfow
spouse of ROBERT A SMLCESTEF, i'
mar-led ELIZABE'TH JANE IE J.I
KELLER UNITED STATES OF .lAMERI
CA:; OHN DOE and JANE D'E 15,' are
Defeodani- i wqll -ell to the higrnesi
and e:'. bidder lor t..= h in tie C in o
Port Si .Joe. Florida al II 00 oa':oci,
A.M. ET rn Fria Irhe l15tr day a
',:,erm,ber 2002 ihe folloAing
dei.:ribd a properr) a. iet lonrh In -adid
Surn-nra, Final Judmreni ol
Foreclosure including .Award .l"
.iorr.es Fees and Coist. to-sa
L.,r 2 Bl:.. B A parcel 01of
lar, I lring and being in tre
5:ulheslt Quarter of trne
rJorth,uest Quarter of
Section 36 Town'hip 3
South iRange IC'Wet. Culi
Cu.ur i' Flirnda and being
morr r' p hanic:ula-rl dec':rilied

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Southeast Corner ofi he
S ,:.utlhAe;I Quarer of the
a:onll...-'i Quarter o' said
Section 36 Inence go
Suith E01) degree_ 20 nir,.
ute" 39' e',on.m W \'et l Ir a
di lance ,I 2j' 22 'kee to the
Northerly right of way
boundary line, of Brian
Settrin.:h Road inain a.70
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thence go South 88 degrees
46 minutes 04 seconds
West along said Northerly
right of way boundary line
for a distance of 446.35 feet
for the Point of Beginning.
From said point of begin-
nirg continue Soutlr 88
degree. 46 minute ;04 ;e,:-
ornd Wd t along sld -
Northerly right of way
boundary line for a dis-
tance of 177.00 feet; thence
departing said Northerly
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mirIniite I I .:eonds it\ei
I'.r a dila.i.e -A1 24': I1.
feet; thence go Noirt 86
degrees 46 minute 04 e.:
onds East for a ,aiI .:-~c-
177.00 feet; tlen.,:e ,:..
South 01 degree: 21 r mi
utes 11 seconds Ea;' -r'. a
distance of 246 ':i leel ro
the Point ofBeginning S .d
parcel of land haI,..g ian
area of 1.00 acre mr r': .r
less.
Also known as: L.)t 2 Bl:c.'k
B restwood A,:.r-:
unrecorded.
DATED this 15th daj, 01 *l.:i.:,ier
2002.
Douglas C. Birminghajrm lerk
S .By:/s/Tonya 'rio
Deputy Clerk
Publish Oct.'31 & Nov 2.02
IN THE CIRCUIT *O'iF. F'R
GULF COUNTY. FLI.RJDn
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF CLLiE F. 'E
Deceased
FILE NO. 02-60-PR
NOTICE OF ADMIriISTR.TI.:_'Jl
The administration 1 ti-ie e-raie
of OLLIE PACE, deceas-e File JuiTmber
02-60-PR., is pending iti me C'i.:ur
Court, for Gulf Count,, Flor'da
Probate Division, the adire- .I nlich
Is 1000 Cecil G. Costn Bi .1 F'un rSt
Joe, FL 32456
The name and ad.areir :.i ithe
Personal Representa i.e and the
Personal Representatih' a torne, ar-
set forth below. ;
ALL. INTERESTED FERSh.'fiS 0EL
NOTIFIED THAT:
All persoris on v h..m thl r,:noice
Is served who have ',leu.:iion- irn
challenges the validity o01 il-e ill lre
Qualifhi: ui :.r tIhe Fer.ionil
F.'?pi'e:en all.e ,ellue .-,r .urin-,ilJ:[.:.r
.1 InI' >.ur are re iu '',-jL l:. IlIe Ih-r1
OleeiI.:,ni lrh rhi- Court i'iTnini THE
L\TER OJF THFEE r.I-r-THS ._T"EF
THE DATE "'- THE FiFPT PillLl'
T :'i i '-'F THIS lJ-Ti':E '.OF THiFFI,
D.15 AFTER THE E,A'TE COr EF'i,-E
C'F ''-'F .'i o r F THiS IJ-iTI-E '--'
THEM.
All:creditois oflthe aecede,r Ir ,,:
other Fper-on' ha,.ing ,:laimr :,.r
demana ; aainrn dec:edent 5 'lale :.r,
vlr r, a ,*:. p.' ,1 thi: notice I1- -er.'d
unirirn il iree irnonlihs. 'er irie ,i]V ,1"
line -lir i puDii,:3ri.,l i ihhi r ne.Ie nu'l
:'ie i reir i:lalnim : ih thli Court WTTH
IN THE LATER OF THREE MONfrT-HS
AFTER THE EDTE OF THE FIjRT PIB.
LICATION OF THIS NO'TiCE CR THiR-
IF DAYS ,AFTER THE DATE OF SEP-
VC17E OF A CCOM OF THIS NOFjTIE ':Fl
.THEM. '
TAll other creditor of ine dec:e.
.'dent and persons haring claim- or
demajnd a.amsn the decedernt's, eP e
mu-t fille their claims ',itn fi1 Court
W THIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PLiBLiC-.ATIOr.
C'F THIS N,'il'-E
,AL C.LAMS, DEMAND'S .VNE,
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
.The date ofthe first Publication
of this notice Is OCTOBER 31 2002.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DEREK B. ALVAREZ, ESQUIRE
Florida Bar No.0114278 .
GENDERS ALVAREZ
A Professional Association
2307 West Cleveland Street
Tampa. Florida 33609
Telephone: (813)' 254-4744
Facsimnue 1813)254.5222
Per-onal Repreieniat'.e
SHIRLEY DAMiS
6122 Harvey Street. ,
Apt.A
Panama Cm FL 32404
PublishlOci 31 .5 Not. 7, 2002
INJ THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL l:CII,' ,
CIOF THE STATE OF FLORIEDA
IN AND FOR GULF C::,ljrilj-
IN RE FORFEITURE '-F
1W: 4-Do.:-r
i Cadillac Seville-'. "
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'.gN I''G6KS5159KU'L 157.j'
.',\SE O i 02.2'33.CA
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PRO-
:CEEDINGS '
TO ALL PERSONS who claim -3n'lnter.
est in the ao;...e;de.:nrbed proper -t
which wa3. sei.ed or, or about Jun ,, 11
2002. Ir. Gull' Cunrt,. Flonni Sa ij
property i= ir. ine cuj-r'rd., )f re ,,ul"
County 'Sne.iii'- Depai-rrri.ent .,Aj
owner,er. r, b.:.r.3 'ide lienr,.M.i.ier :.r
peronr, in pio. esion ,l the property
irnen sei'zei h.s the ngria to request a
preliminary adversarial hearing for a
probable cause determination from the
Circuit Court within 15 days of the first
publication of this notice, with notice
sent certified mail, return receipt.
requested to Cecilia Redding Boyd.
Asisiitarn Slte AlGrne\r PO B-o iB.60
Par,.ais. Cinr. Flonda 324'.2-'.'60 .1
Peiii'.n for Final Order o1 FF.',rl' nuie,'
has been filea in the .b,%e.- r, l-a
cause.
S /s/Cecilla Redding Boyd


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Publish Oct. 31 & Nov. 7, 2002.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Bid no: 03-011 ,
.The Gulf County School District, a
public PK-Adult school system of 300+
employees and retirees, requests pro-
posals fr:.n. ne irz ,rf. 'It. ) pI |.l,:"
vide group hr allth, Ilie a.:'.id.] l,:,- l
Time, dental, and vision insurance:
Only proposals from State of Florida
licensed/certified .::.rr.pi-,iei .ill tb.e
'considered. A "Rerque-:'r I. Frap:.- al
(RFP Bid No: 03-011)" packet Is. avail-
able by contacting: Mr. Temple Watson,
Director of Support Services. -Gulf
- '.,unr, Schools. 150 Middle School
F, ad 'Port St. 'Joe, FL 32456. (850)-
229-8256. A Voluntary "Pre-Proposal
Conference" is, scheduled for 'Friday.
":,. eTier I5 20."2 r 10)0 .'.1M CT rin
"-e ,::r,';..:.l E':. ra ,,- Ifl.:, l w 3 the l.:,,
address. Sealed-bids are due November
27. 2002 at 10:00 AM, ET at the above
address.
Publish November 7, 2002
On or about September 2004, the
FDOT will begin the rehabilitation of
S P '71 f5th Street /. Cecil, G. Costin
S~:.ul .1 from SR 30 (US98) to the
end of the concrete pavement In Gulf
S I,.onnr, a .lii.i r,,: :.1',c 1" ,: miles. This

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,.,:.2 '.n ," in i. 7 )00 p.m.
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Joe : Cenltennl.l 1 uill"-, 2.' ,i
C' :ilar.nnii .,i C' Fe.:.r Si J.:. FI.- Ld.i
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thih pr.-,ie,: "e l i' rf ,5 : ,r,'' l.
Ma .tl,. ,-e E n -I L:'T Project
r.ir,g. ia, '.''.'.,. .. 2288 or
Tommie 'Spelghts. FDOT Public
Information Director at 1-850-638-
0250.
Publish November 7, 2002
NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Purpose and Effect: The Gulf County
School Board proposes to amend and
adopt policies, as provided for in the
Administrative Procedures Act, for the
purpose of bringing said policies Into
compliance with Florida Statutes and
State Board of Education Rules.
Summaiy; The following Is a brief
description of each proposal change.
." 7.10 School Budget
Sy temni,:. -. -' .. : .
Economic Impa'bt: These proposals,
will reuil i. nc direct ,: act o:iated
Llit-h ihTplemerai. Lr
IF REQUESTED. A HEARING WILL BE
HELD AT:
Time: 6:00 P.M., E.T.
Date: Tuesday. January 14,
'2003
Place: Board Room, Gulf County
School Board Office
150 Middle School Road
-port St. Joe, FL 32456
The entire text of the proposed rules
can be inspected during regular office


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Special legal authority under which the
adoption is authorized and-the law
being Implemented and Interpreted are
made specific. .
The addition and changes are proposed
by Temple Watson, Director of Support
Services and approved for considera-
tion by. Jerry E. Kelley,
Superintendent.
,Amenfdments: .'
S' 7.10 School Budget System
Publish Nov. 7 & Dece. 5. 2002
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE .
14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND'
FOR GULF. COUNTY, FLORIDA GEN-'
ERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION -
,',S E r '- ',I 2m-.,
FIfRST U'il'-i iJ,,:Ti:rjAi. BA rJT: '*F
DELAWAPE si.iCCES'Si'R '1 MERGER
7. FiFST Lrji-iOr H,'.ME EiLIiT,
PLAINTIFF,
VS. "
kli' lj h .'lR', CLH..a.'riA : A 1 MILEII
C',-i-Scrj IF LPF.i, AIj D IF DEAL
THE LirilJ'r.\i', .F- ;U'E HEIFS
DEVISEES, GRANTEES. ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING
AN INTEREST BY., THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST MILAN HENRY CHASON
K 'A rTITLEri CHAFON' BELLE L.
': H.':'-l. ,J',HIJ "-'E IJ) DJANE: OE
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
S DEFENDANTS)
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
S. SALE
*NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to anr Order Granting. the Motion to,
Reset Foreclosure Sale dated October
30, 2002 entered In Civil Case No. 01
280 of the,Circuit Court of the 14th
Judicial Circuit In and for GULF
County. PORT ST. JOE, Florida. I will
sell. to the highest and best bidder for
cash IN THE FRONT LOBBY'OF THE
COURTHOUSE of iih,-: CiiL
C :urll,.:.'J I':":"' '.-r, 5'TFE "I P,''F T
S, T .jO Fl,-.ri.3 ai 1 a.m. EST or
tii, a ,:i. ri.:..ei..:i,- 2002 the fol-
1l.: 1ig l .:riL.-. pr.:'. "'., as set forth"
In said Summary Final Judgment, to-
wit: :
BEGIN AT THE IRON PIPE AT THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE
CEMENT SIDEWALK INTERSECTS
RIVER AVENUE AND SAID CITY OF
WEWAHITCHKA, FLORIDA; THENCE
RUN EAST 295 FEET; FOR THE
POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN
NORTH FOR 75 FEET; THENCE RUN
EAST FOR 144 FEET; THENCE RUN
SOUTH FOR 75 FEET; THENCE RUN
WEST FOR i44 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING. SAME LYING AND
BEING IN SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 4
SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST. GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA SAME BEING
KNOWN AS THE W. FRANK PARISH
HOME IN WEWAHITCHKA, FLORIDA,
ON SECOND STREET. IT IS
EXPRESSLY UNDERSTOOD THAT AN
ALLEY IS HEREBY RESERVED AND
DEDICATED IN SAID NORTH HALF
,OF SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SEC-
TION 25, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH,
RANGE 10 WEST DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT SAID
IRON PIPE, THENCE RUNNING EAST
285 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGIN-
NING; THENCE RUN NORTH 660
FEET; THENCE EAST 10 FEET;
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IN.THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
STATE OF FLORIDA. IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY
CASE NO: 02-371
ALISA D. COX,
VPlaintiff,
vs.
WILLIAM C. WHITE and wife, MISTY G,
WHITE
Defendant.
TO:,WILLIAM C. WHITE and MISTY G.
WHITE
CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN
LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE:
348 SANTA ANNA STREET
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
NOTICE OF ACTION
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose an
.Agreement for Deed on and encumber-,
Ing the following property in Gulf
County. Florida.
Lot 3, Block 15. Port St. Joe
Beach, FL Unit Number
One according to the offi-
cial plat thereof recorded In
Plat Book 1, Page 581In the
public records 6of Gulf
County, Florida. .
-has been filed against you and that you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any. to CHARLES
A. CQSTIN, 'COSTIN & COSTIN.
PlaintIffs attorney, whose address Is
Post Office Box 98. 413 Williams
Avenue, Port St. Joe. Florida 32457.
within thirty (30) days after the first
publication of this notice; and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiffs attor-
ney or Immediately thereafter: other-
wise. a Default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint.
DATED this 31st day of October.
2002.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE COURT
By:/s/ T. Knox
Deputy Clerk'
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FILE NO. 02-68-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF DOROTHY
KATHLEEN THOMAS, Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate
of DOROTHY KATHLEEN THOMAS,
deceased, File Number 02-68, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Gulf
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which .'is Gulf County
* Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin. Sr..
Blvd.. Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The
names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth.below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice
is served who have objections that
challenge the validity -of the will. the
qualifications of the personal represen-
tative, venue, or jurisdiction of this
Court are required to file their objec-
tlons with this. Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE ORTHIRTY (30)
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
'.All creditors of the decedent and
other persons 'having claims or
demands against decedent's estate on
whom' a copy of this notice Is. served
within three (3) months after the date
of the first publication of this notice
must file their claims witli thls Court
WITHIN THE .LATER, OF THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE'DATE OF T'iE,
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR.THIRTY (30) DAYS .AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons having claims or
demands against the decedent's estate
must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
Thtedate of first publication of
this Notice is November 7. 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:
Russell David Thomas
849 Old Ferry Road,
Santa Rosa Beach. FL 32459
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A Financial Service Institution

Residential Vacant Land *
Commercial Appraisals


JAMES E. "JAMIE" LESTER


Real Estate Appraiser & Broker
Master Degree Business Administration
State Certified Residential Appraiser
License#RD-0001087
Broker License#BK532115

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MISCELANEUS SEVICE


CLOCK REPAIR
Old or New Anniversary Clocks,
Grandfather, Pendulum, Cuckoo Clocks
648-5165




ROGER STOKES
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
647-3328
Free Estimates RF0066770
PLUMBING REPAIRS


fA Port St. Joe Lodge No.
G.. / 111 Reg. Stated
/ Communication 1st &
3rd Thursday of each mo.,
8:00 .pm., Masonic Hall, 214
Reid Ave. Tommy Davis, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.




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


C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Office: 850-229-6018 Fax: 850-229-8976
Complete Service For Septic Systems
Installation aPump-Out
Repair *Drain Fields
One call does it all for your septic problems!
Servrin' l C asn.nsan Sij i7( y

Mize Plumbing, Glass & Supply Inc.
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING
PLUMBING SUPPLIES GLASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS
'RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lie. #CF-C057220,
RG0051008, ER0011618
520 E. First St., Port St. Joe, FL
850-229-6821 or 227-3885















I call us today to get Willar's
APPLI SANCERSE VI




APPLIANCE SERVICE /aranty Work For All Major Brands
Willard Richards, Owner
SALES & REPAIR 2482 Hayes Avenue, H.V.
Repair all major brands Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Home # 647-5113 `. .
Work# 227-5112 850,-229-8485
F GARRY L. GADDIS -70
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLAION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS
INSTANT FINANCING SERVICE AGREEMENTS
648-5474FL F L.ICENSE ERO009092, RA1154218
Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 20 Plus Years
1 Call Does It All For Your
Major Appliance, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
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Major Appliance ,, 3- Ai Condition &lcrca ear


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Heating & Cooling


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Sales And Service
A/CH* Heating Ice Machines
Commercial Refrigeration New 'and Existing Homes


Owner: Brent Pierce
State Lic. #RA0066486


Phone: 229-2665 '
229-COOLI
Mobile: 227-5568


R CONDITIONIN R TAERLATION HETIN

SERVICE & INSTALLATION


RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
* ,SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS. UV LIGHTS
* SERVICE AGREEMENTS ZONE CONTROL
* MOBILE & MODULAR HOMES ICE MACHINES
New & Existing Homes
GERALD BYRD, Owner/Operator
FL Lic. # RAQ067062



WEWASIDING & ALUMINUM
PREMIUM VINYL SIDING
CARPORTS & PATIO COVERS
VINYL WINDOWS -SEAMLESS GUTTERS
FLORIDA ROOMS & SCREEN ROOMS
MOBILE HOME ROOFOVERS
ALUMINUM HANDRAILS
HURRICANE STORM PANELS & SHUTTERS

227-5986 OR 639-2942 ANYTIME -R,


f RadioShack
Franchase,/Dealer Store
B&B Electronics, Inc.
19872 SR 20 W., Blountstown, FL
850-674-3711
I. C. Enterprises 202 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe,
FL.-32456
850-227-9414
Fax 229-6041

'adioShack
,ulhorized ales Cenler


Bailey's Equipment
S paper Lawn Mowers )
4 Wheelers
Small Engine
"Repa ir
19872 SR 20 W,, Blountstown, FL
850-674-4256

GULF DIESEL SERVICE
Diesel Engine Repair
Phone Mobile
850, 2 .-850
229-8651 227-8024


TREE& TRCKIN SERIES


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INSURED
* Tree & Limb removal


Call John @ (850) 670-8432 or 335-0580


H&H


Kilmi
Hituiter


Trucking Tree Service
WewNahitchka, FL
FREE ESTIMATES INSURED
850-639-3325 227-8289 (ce )

CONSTSRUCTIO
IN ^OUT-OLD & NE


Community Dry Wall
Your Source for New Work,
Repar Ceding, Walls
Call David 896.6197
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Phone/Fax
(850)227-7107
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* Framing *Concrete Trim
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ASP BUILDERS
Insured Residential Contractors *
RR282811090
Alan Roy Paul Gilbert
850.647.3497 80.-227.1490
Mobile 227-4955 :Mobile 227.8102
You Could Reach
12,000 Readers
With This Ad For
As Little As
$3.75
Circle S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
SThis area's most experienced refinishers.
827-2550 ask for Dusty.
HOMETOWN SUPPLY
Mobile Home & RV Parts
Available 7 days a week
(850) 648-6484
Also NASCAR Sport Cards


Get Ready for Winter!
D&C Home Repair
.",1:All Types of R pir" '.
Drywall Painting Carpentry
WinterRates! No Job Too Small!
647-8052 or 899-3203

PHIL'S HOME
IMPROVEMENTS
N REPAIR AND REMODELING
(850) 229-6460
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
Licensed and Insured Lic. #RR-OO671 9,9




NATIONAL SHUTTERS, INC
Show Room Located at St. Joe Airport'

Buy Direct From

Manufacturer And Save
o Rolling Shutters
Clear Panels
*Bahama Accordion Shutters

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


COASTAL STEAMWA
Carpet & UpholsteryCleaner
In our 23rd Year. We don't cut corners.
We clean them. Best equipment on the market.
Call forfree estimate now
647-3834
CLEANING
Windows
'Insured Professional Dependable
Home Office Construction Rentals
Commercial Restorative cleaning
Leslie Burkett
H: 827-2657


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


TOTAL


CLEANING
SERVICE
Commercial/Residential
Janitorial Service
SCarpet Cleaning
Pressure Steam Cleaning
Licensed/Insured
Phone: 850-639-3727
Cell: 850-819-8469


ROOING &FECE WOR


Steve Brant's

ROOFING,
LICENSED & INSURED
LIC. #RC0050321
Port St. Joe Call
229-6326,


* Residential .*Custom Wood
* Commercial *Industrial
A & R Fence
. fencing and Concrete Work
Albert Fleischmann FREE Estimates
.EIN#59311564 (8SO0) 647-4047

FENCES, NICESFENES
All Types Dependable Service
TopQuality Products
: RAYMOND WILKERSON
..647-9214
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Rodney Hall Port St. Joe, FL
Roofing, Inc. X a11 f License #RC0067081



25 P ars Experience -

Phone (850) 229-6859


- r Oof &Spa
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44 ft. lift


/ Make your \

"Dream House"

a reality
ALSO GIVE YOU ESTIMATES
Custom plans by Frank Healy, M.B.A

S850-647-8028/


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Free Estimates Eseablished 1991
TLC Lawn Servicer
"Every yard needs a little TLC"

229-6435
Mowing Sprinkler Systems
Trimming, Fertilizing Installed & Repaired


-77.7,ll Drflfi ns


Pagm Treis


* Free Computerized
W after Analysis .,.
a Chemicals Parts
* Cleaners ,;
0 Liquid Chlorine
* Above Ground Pools
* Hot Tubs


,Winter Pool Covers Are In Order TYours Today!
408 Garrison Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
(across from post office)
229-POOI (7665)


Pool Maintenance & Repair
Over 20 Years Experience *

850-647-8963 U 850-227-6131




Terry Enterprise
Painting & Pressure Cleaning
Fencing, Chain Link & Wood Privacy Fence
Business Licensed


Residential
850-674-4576


&
Insured
* 850-643-6142 Mobile


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

RESIDENTIAL & SMALL COMMERCIAL LICENSED & INSURED



Painting
ALSO CLEAN ASPHALT ROOFS
Pressure Washing Special:

ANY HOUSE $125
Scottff Burkett

827-2657 227-5952ceii


:"ST JOE

NURSERY & SUPPLY
"06 FIRST STREET PORT ST. JOE
227-2112
Beside St Joe Rent-All" '

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GroundWorks
Landscape & Turf Management


Commercial & Residential
Total Landscape Solutions induding : Design Irrigation Maintenance
Customer Service You Can Count On







*MINI-EXCAVATOR.........FOOTERS TRACTOR & BUSH HOG
SNORKEL UFT.....TREE TRIMMING .
*DUMP TRUCK........DIRT HAUUNG
*BULLDOZER......LAND CLEARING 20 YEARS
*EXCAVATOR..........POND DIGGING E)0BIECE'



coastal Desigh $ dahdscape, fhe.
S.,,, ^ Your total landscape solution!
Zz 850-22q-8880 ;
, Landscape design & implementation, wells & irriga-
tion system, brick pavers, yard maintenance & more!



C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
SOffice: 850-229-6018
Fax: 850-229-8976
We offer services from land clearing to
port-o-let rentals!
WE DO IT ALL!
Give us a call for a fre quote!
Serving The Conmmunity Since 1976 04 &


Service :i
(850) 648-8492

Lee's Lawn Care &
Maintenance
Residential & Commercial
Free Estimates w.ll Beart ,' Prce
647-2522
147 Columbus Street, St. Joe Beach, FL


BUSH HOGGING
$35 Hour
Larry 648-6652


Licen


NE232


CARPET & UPHOLSTERY &
CLEANING SERVICES I


217.15


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