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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: December 26, 2002
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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Intern Program
Photos & story pg. 4A

Protecting
Woodpeckers
Photos & story Pg. 1B
Letters to Santa c section
Letter to Editor Pg. 7A


Obituaries
Photo Journey


Pg. 9A
Pg. SB


Worship Choices Pg. 9B
**"Deadline for the Jan. 2,
2003 issue is FRIDAY, Dec.
27 at 2:30 p.m. The Star
will print MApnday to allow
employees to spend the





Shipbuilding

Facility Not

A Done Deal
by Tim Croft
Call it a case of putting the ad'
before the job.
An advertisement from the
Workforce Center in Panama City
appearing in last week's paper
and. trumpeting a new Port St. Joe
shipbuilding facility and 1,000
new jobs paying from $8-$18 per
hour, was a bit premature, at
least to the extent it implied the
facility was headed to Port St. Joe.
Port St. Joe port and eco-
nomic development officials said
this week that while Gulf County
is trying to raise its profile to
become a contender to bring the
facility here, it is far from a done
deal.
"The Port Authority and
Economic Development Council
get inquiries from time to time,"
said Tommy Pitts, executive direc-
tor of the Port Authority. "It's our
(See Shipbuilding on Page 3)


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Father Surph rises Children After Return frStor


Father Surprises Childdren After Return from Afghanistan


by Tim Croft
Father Christmas came
knocking on the door of Davida
Odom's fourth-grade classroom
Friday at Port St. Joe Elementary.
He was trimmed in khaki
camouflage.
Army 1st Sgt. Steve Odom,
newly-returned from Afghanistan
and the war on terror, surprised
daughter Davida and her younger
brother, Kaleb, in school last
Friday, a gift that could hardly
match anything !either one will
find under the, tree this week.
Davida and her six-year-old
brother were left beaming brighter
than a strand of holiday lights.
"I was excited because nobody
told me about it," Davida, 9, said
of her 'discovery of dad at the
classroom door. "I thought some-
thing was going on because I saw
my grandpa's (Tommy Odom)
truck outside and then they made
me answer the door.
"But I was surprised. This will
be a very special Christmas."
Steve Odom's soldierly bear-
ing, camouflage uniform and


crimson beret barely contained an
apparent excitement and joy at
seeing the children he hadn't seen
since summer, before he shipped
off with the 82nd Airborne for
Afghanistan.
It was a joy that appeared
somewhat elusive until a few days
ago, when relief. troops finally
arrived, Signaling the return
stateside for Odom and his unit,
just in time to add joy to the sea-
son for Odom and his family.
"It's great," he said. "'It's a
great feeling to be home for the
holidays. Just to be able to see my
kids is great. It'll be a great holi-
day."
Since school started, Davida's
fourth-grade class, guided by
teacher DeEtta Smallwood, had
been exchanging letters with
Steve Odom overseas.
The letters, along with the e-
mails from home, were received by
K-rationed troops as if they were
holiday dinners with all the trim-
mings.
Over the span of four-and-a-
(See Christmas Story on Page 8j)


Kaleb and Davida Odom received an early Christmas present as their dad Steve Odom returned from
Afghanistan, surprising them in their classroom last week.


CBRA Update: No Private


Flood Insurance Carrier


by Tim Croft
Many things are happening
and' at the same time nothing is.
The tide of energy focused on
the Coastal Barrier Resource Act
(CBRA) designation on Cape San
Bias and Indian Pass has risen
significantly from Gulf and Bay
counties all the way to
Washington D.C.
However, a private carrier to
write flood insurance on the Cape
or Indian Pass is still not on the
horizon..
In the past couple of weeks,
since the Gulf County
Commission formally joined the
ranks of those seeking to lift the
CBRA designation on the Cape
and Pass, the effort has picked up
steam.
"We finally got people's atten-
tion," said Ron Morrow, president
of the Gulf County Coastal
Development Association. "We
need to keep it rolling."


He said local residents, either
directly affected or just con-
cerned, have directed a corre-
spondence campaign letters,
e-mails, etc. regarding the issue
toward the relevant elected federal
officials in Washington.
Morrow added more people
have steadily enlisted in the ranks
to join the fight.
"There is a lot of activity going
on," he said. "People are sending
in money, but we need more."
On a more official front, Chief
County Administrator Don Butler
recently notified the County
Commission that William
Harrison will soon travel to
Washington D.C., likely as soon
as next month, to lobby for lifting
the CBRA designation.
Harrison's firm was retained
last month, at $5,000 per month
for six months, to lobby the
appropriate agencies or officials
about lifting the CBRA designa-
tion.


The firm has already deter-
mined that lifting the designation
must be accomplished by legisla-
tive, not administrative, action,
allowing the firm to further focus
its efforts.
Amidst this whirlwind of
activity, however, a private insur-
ance carrier of flood insurance -
the only option for homeowners in
CBRA high-risk zones has still
not surfaced, though proponents
of lifting the CBRA designation
suggest that even that would be
only a band-aid solution.
Florida Homeowners
Insurance, a Manatee insurance
broker which wrote a flood insur-
ance policy for Beach Realty in the
weeks since a Lloyd's of London
consortium stopped writing poli-
cies altogether, will honor the one
policy it wrote but will not accept
additional applications for policies
at this time, a spokeswoman for
(See CBRA on Page 5)


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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2002


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This Thing Which



Has Come to Pass

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out
a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should
be taved. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius
was governor of Syria.)

And all went to be taxed, everyone into his own city.
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of
Nazareth. into Judea, unto the city qf David, which is
called Bethlehem (because he was of the house and lin-
eage of David) to be taxed with Mary, his espoused wife,
being great with child.

And so it was, that, while they were there, the days
were accomplished thqt she should be delivered! And she
brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in
swaddling clothes, and laid Tim in a manger, because
there was no room for them in the inn.

And there were in the same country shepherds abid-
ing in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
And, lo. the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the
glory of the Lord shone round about them; and they were
sore afraid.

And the angel said unto them. Fear not; for behold, I
bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all
people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David,
a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a
sign unto you: Ye shall find
the babe wrapped in
swaddling clothes
mand lying in a
manger.


I'M BACK! LIKE IT or not!-
After a week's absence, taking a
side trip to the hospital, I'm back
again. Thanks to Willie for filling
this space for me last week.
My .hospital stay .was cuit
short, at my request, after 24.
hours spent in that august insti-
tution (I was supposed to spend
eight days).
One night was enough to do
me, ,in a room with a guy who
kept the TV on until 4:00Q a.m.
and kept turning his light on and
off. That was the longest night I
have ever experienced.
My doctor came by the next
morning about 9:00 and I told
him if he expected me to get any
sleep and rest, he was going to
have to let me go home.
So, he did, and I dild! Both
went home and got some sleep..
But not before I had my first
experience at dialysis; and I
don't want any more, thank you!

I'VE BEEN READING a book


ETAOIN SHRDLU


S.. Written by Wesley Ramsey


entitled, "Stonewall Jackspm's
Maxims" here lately and found
out that ole Stonewall did some
serious reading on his own. He
read works by authors .like Lord
Chesterfield, and others like
him, attempting to become a
polished gentleman.
And he did.
That's Stonewall; not to be
confused with Old Hickory, who
was probably as far from being a
polished, gentleman as one 'can
get. Also Stonewall lived in Vir-
ginia, while Old Hickory lived in
Tennessee.
I went to visit Old Hickory's
home, one time, while I was vis-


iting in Nashville. It was located
in the middle of some property,
out in the country, on top. of a
knoll. "
Th6 thing I remember best
about that home, was the stable.
He had a feed trough in that sta-
ble which had been hewn out of
a tree. It was hollowed out in the
fashion of a dug-out canoe. The
tree was the wonder. It was
about six feet in diameter!
I visited Stonewall's home a
number of years back, during
one of the two week-long vaca-
tions I 'ever took.

WELL, 'TIS THE week of


L Hunker Down With Kes by KesleyColbert



The Children Didn't Get A Vote


No one reaJlv knew where he
caine from. He drifted into town
quietly with no notice or fanfare'/
Ed Rocker eae himi ajob pumpinI
pas and lixing flats down at his"
Mobil station on the comer of Main-


A n d
suddenly
there
was with
the angel
a multi-
tude of
h heaVyenIly
hosts prais-
ing God and
saying. ;Glory to
God in the high-
est, and on earth
peace, good will to men.


and First Stre-1, He staved in that
little tw'o room shack back of Ccd-
lie Reeds house. Some said she
didn't et n charge him rent. Othl-
ers ;.,d she was charging him
double b,:cauie lie V.0ouldn't kick
up a fuss. I know Mi-_- Cahlie wa,
fond o, money.' I'd seen her clutch
that nickel as tightand as long as
she' could before dropping it loudly
into the offering plate,.
' Controversy seemed to revolve.
around the guy from the '.ern first.
He sure was a quiet one! He


kept mostly to himself unless
sonriorne had a problem He \vas
aJv.,ay there if you needed hinm! As
a nimatter ol I'act, he turned out Lo
be about the most helping_ _2ui. I
ever ran acros.i..
Course. ou understand. I
Don't remember iL all probably just
exactly like it happened. Me and
Bruce and Earl were just children.
And to be honest, after all these
years, it's still hard for me to make,
heads or tails out of it.
It was just after the big war.


Mack Fountain said he looked
like a Manne. He figured him tor be
one of those boys who took Iwo
Jima or Biiak or Luzon. Mr.
Townsend at the drug store
allowed he was Navy all the way.
Mr. Townsend had been at Pearl
Harbor. He thought, every male
over eighteen "ought to be a-
sailor! Flora Hagen was. 'pretty.
sure" he'd found our little town
running with'a broken heart over a
love affair gone bad. .Sheriff
Billings thought he might have
been running from some-
thing-but it sure wasn'tt love.
More controversy!
He didn't look like he had seen
much military action to me and.
Bruce and Earl-except for those,
awful scars on his hands. He was.
way too upbeat and positive about,
life to have a broken heart-a y.
six year old could see that! And a
man who nioved so openly and was
so honest wasn't running from the
law. a
From a child's viewpoint that
honest part was easy. We didn't
have complicated books, calculat-,
ed thought processes on integrity-
or preconceived "values ideas" on
.who ought to be what. We simply
looked a person over on how he
"stood"' before us and what he said
and how he treated us.... I'm
telling you with my hand up, this
guy was honest!
H. e said for us to call hifi Carl.
He'd smile when we'd say "mister",
or "sir". He never walked by "with-'
out-seeing us" like some of the
grownups we, had known for years
were wont to do. He knew all- our
names on the first day. He'd bend
over or get down on one knee so we
were all on the same level. He had
the kindest eyes that I have ever
seen on a person before or since!
*He never raised his voice or used
big words to impress us and he
would listen intently to everything
we had to say.
Can you imagine-an adult
who listens to kids' Me and Bruce
and Earl marveled over that long
after he was gone!
We d' take our bikes down to
the garage. He'd fIL a liat r rtighti
en our chains in his spare time. He
never charged us. And he was
always making these little wooden
whistles or neat spinning tops for
us. He could carve anything out of
wood.
I u should have seen how he
spruced up Miss Callie's house!
Made it. look like a brand nei,
place! And he did all of that after i
he got off work at Ed's. I hope she
paid him plenty-but I heard he
never got a dimie out of it.
'"HeIe fixed Mr. Hensley's old
tractor. That thing had been in
Pieces up in his barn since way
before me and Bruce and Earl
were born. He rubbed a wart off of
Clemn Metheny's right elbow in
nothing flat. He recommended
some sassafras tea for Clara Stig-
man's headaches that' cleared
them up in no time. He kept the
cemetery grass cut without even
being asked.
(See KESLEY ON PAGE )



all"

sands of other former fishermen
are still hurting because of a lack
of income from their livelihood.
The' net ban' has been in
effect for 11 years now, and we're
still feeling its effects.
For instance: I would surely
love a mess of good, fresh, mullet
right now. I know 'mullet is still
available, but one has to be very
luckl now to have some, friend
offer him a mess.

I'LL CLOSE OUT this col-
umn with this little observation:
I think Trent Lott is getting
criticism he doesn't deserve.

and a place in the nation when
almost every politician had the
same attitude. If he didn't, he
wouldn't get elected. It was as
simple as that.
Stonewall Jackson says: "A
man is known by the company
he keeps!"


Christmas, .here in Port St. Joe.
I suspect you will notice a lot
of advertising, this week, wishing
you and yours a Merry Christ-,
nias!
I don't want to pass up this
golden opporturiity to, also, wish
you a Merry Christmas!
There! I've done that, before I
forget it during the remainder of
this blurb.
I don't want the Christmas
season to pass me by without
doing that.

BACK TO THE BOOK I'm
reading, about Stonewall Jack-
son's Maxims; he was very atten-
tive to the feelings of others and
went. out of his way to express
little courtesies to other people.
He never uttered a harsh
word to others nor said anything
derogatory about' another per-
son.'
Reminds me of our late tax
assessor, Sammy Patrick. Some-
one could cuss old Sammy out,


and he would say about that per-
son, "He's a good man! A good
man!"
Sammy was, no Stonewall
Jackson, but they both -had a
smattering of the same charac-
teristics.

I GOT INTERRUPTED while
setting type for this .column,
right at this spot.
Lewis Ray was visiting in
these parts, and came by to see
me and the rest of the staff.
Lewis is one of the few fisher-
men the net rules helped. ,
He had been commercial
fishing down in the Everglades
before the'net rules stopped all,
that activity. Now, he operates .a
boat which offers night tours ofh,
the Everglades to tourists.
He says he has had the
opportunity to meet people from
all over the world who come to
the U.S. and take his boat tours.
The net ban helped him, but
at this Christmas time, thou-


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And it came to pass as the angels were gone away LJ( ,
from them into heaven. the shepherds said one to anoth-
er. Let us nowL' go even unto Bethlehem. and see this thing ,
which has come to pass which the Lord hath made "
known to us.
And they came with haste. and found Mary, and .
Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. And when they .
had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which '

heard. it wondered at those things which were told them -. .. .... .
by the shepherds. U

But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in. .
her heart. And the shepherds returned, glorifying and .
praising God for all the things that they had hedrd and
seen. as it was told unto them.



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job to respond to them.
- "(This one is) probably a long
shot but we felt we should
respond."
Pitts said even if the proposed
facility is ultimately built else-
where, the experience will be a
valuable learning tool for local
officials.
This much can be told about
the proposed facility.


Kesley
Carl was about the best thing
that ever came to our little town.
He had a kind word for everybody!
His love was spontaneous....and
real..:.and endless!
'And he became near 'bout a
hero when he Pulled little Rhonda
Gleason.out of the Obion River. I
wasn't there mind you, but I heard
he swam across the current from
Cutter's bend all the way to the
sand bar just below where Rosa
Creek enters the river. I didn't
think any. man alive, could make,
that swiml Most folks up on the
bank thought Rhonda was dead.
But Carl wouldn't quit on her., He
kept working over her til she came
back alive.
You'd a' thought we'd a'had a
parade. But here's the part where.
me. and Bruce and Earl get con-
fused....
.Many of the grown-ups begin
to. murmur against Carl. They
wanted to know where he came
from. How core he's was always
"going,about doing good"? What
was he hiding? What was his real
motive? He wasn't "one of us".
They held he could have "been
alright" 'if he wouldn't a'kept
insisting on doing "so much"! Me
and Bruce and Earl reckoned ,that
kindness just wasn't in style that


The largest shipbuilder in
Louisiana is looking for a site to
build a $50 million shipyard to
construct high-speed catamarans
-for the U.S. military.
The announcement was made
more than two weeks ago during a
business conference in New
Orleans.
The company has completed a
design for the facility and is seek-
ing a viable site.

Continued from Page 2A

year. I think Mayor Lindeman was
afraid for his job!
Then the money went missing.
It was over a hundred dollars!
Someone had taken it out of the
cash register when Mr. Townsend
took a prescription over to Claude,
Mallon at the bank. Someone said
they thought they might have seen
Carlin town at about the time Mr.
Townsend said he left the store.
The trial didn't take, long.
Sheriff Billings said it was an open
and shut .case. They had a witness
who identified Carl. And then the
court asked if anyone wished to
speak up on Carl's behalf....
Ed Rocker looked at the floor.,
Callie Reed cleared her throat but
said nothing. Mr. Hensley ,stared
straight ahead. Clem Metheny,
rubbed his elbow in.silence. Clara
Stigman was on the jury! And Mr.
and Mrs. Gleagori stared off into
outer, space. -
:Guilty!
It's amazing what we did, to a,
guy whose only crime was going
"all but" to help others. Do you
reckon Carl ever looks back and
wonders if being born was really
worth it? Somehow I know in my
heart he'd do it all over again.
Merry Christmas from me and
Bruce and Earl....
SAnd Carl


And while the company wants
to build the facility, which would
cover at least 50 acres and employ
as many as 3,000, in south
Louisiana, company officials have.
indicated a general dissatisfaction
with the chronic shortage of
skilled labor in that area.
Therefore, the company
announced that it will consider
locations in Texas, Mississippi,
Alabama .nd Florida.
The company made inquiries
with local port and 'economic
development officials concerning
local interest.
Keys, in addition to sufficient
skilled workers, are access to the
Gulf of Mexico and government
incentives.
"The big key will be the work-,
force and what incentives are
offered,",, the company's chief
executive officer told a Louisiana
newspaper Dec. 6. "We want the
state to build a training center in
the facility. We want to be like
General Motors. ,We want (eco-
nomic development officials) to
hustle us and hustle us hard."
The facility would be the
largest of the company's 14 cur-
rent divisions spanning from New
Orleans'to Houston, Texas.
"We are preparing a subrruttal
to them that provides them with
information they need to assess,".
Pitts said, saying help in -prepar-
ing the proposal has come from
Florida's Great Northwest.
Enterprise Florida and The St.'Joe,
Co.;
Pitts said in addition to awrit-
ten presentation, he hopes local


Shipbuilding- from Page 1


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undergone and completed field
tests by the Navy, Army, Marine
Corps and Coast Guard.
The Joint Venture has a cargo
capacity of 815 short tons and
can reach speeds of 40 knots
while carrying armored vehicles,
trucks, artillery, helicopters and
troops, according to the com-


pany's literature.
Each vessel would cost
between $80-$100- million,
depending on modifications and
equipment.
Company officials' indicated
that the company expects to begin
taking orders for the vessels in the
near future.


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opportunity to make a formal pre-
sentation, in person, to the com-
pany's officials.
In an effort to gauge, and in
turn demonstrate to the
Louisiana company, the depth
and breadth of the workforce in,
the area, the Workforce Center
drafted the advertisement that
appeared in various media outlets
around the area.
"It will help us assess 'the
workforce if they do respond,"
Pitts said, adding, "If we don't
have a good response we don't
have a chance at all."
Pitts said interested folks
should submit their resumes to
the Workforce Center, noting that
there are likely job titles and
needs beyond those listed in the
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Executive Intern Program Enters Third Year of Success Stories in January


by Tim Croft
Guthrie Henderson, by her
own admission, was a less-than-
enthusiastic student.
Then she began to teach.
Henderson just completed her
first semester at Tallahassee
Community College where she is
studying ESE education and art
'therapy, embarked on a career
path that opened before her after
a year in Port St. Joe High
School's 'Executive Intern pro-
gram. ,
Sure, she gained some credits
toward graduation in the program
and she enjoyed the freedom of
leaving the, high school several
times a week.
But the passion infused in
her by her time in Margaret
Ellmer's special needs class at
Port St. Joe Elementary School is
palpable and galvanizing..
'The intern program ... it
changed my life," Henderson said
recently while on holiday break
from school.
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is to know you helped somebody.
That made me No. 1, have the
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gram, through the Leadership
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longer.
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year anniversary next month, the
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expand, underscoring the success
of an effort that defines "win-win."
After Tim Wilder moved from
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school to principal at the elemen-
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high school guidance counselor
Melissa Ramsey, worked to create
the intern program.
"I saw the need for some extra
help," Wilder said. "It's been a
great tool."
Given the size of classes at
'the youngest grades. interns


On her last day in the. Executive Intern program, Port St, Joe
'.igh'School senior Katie Geoghagan colors with a student at Port St.
Joe Elementary School.-Geoghagan said the intern program has only
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generally start in the kindergarten
classrooms and the balancing
act teachers must perform to prop
up the slowest learners while
challenging the fastest, the extra
hands were invaluable, Wilder
said.
"It's hard to reach the middle
: ground," he said.
And the interaction between
younger and older students can
be enriching on both sides of the
equation.
"It.gives our kids the chance
to have that one-on-one, to bond
with somebody, which really
helps," Ellmer said of her elemieni-
tary students. "Many of these kids
have other, issues besides learn-
ing problems."
Wilder said, of the high-
schoolers' side of the dialogue.
"They love. it because the kids
love them," he.said. "When they
see the light bulb'go' off for the
younger children. they feel they've
accomplished something."
Consider Henderson's experi-
ence.
Her 'work in Ellmer's class
centered around a group of seven
youngsters who could be classi-
fied as slow learners. e a on
In particular. there was ,one
fifth-grade boy who was behind
level in reading and writing.
hardly able to scratch out even
his name.
By the time his work wi6th
Henderson ended, he was writing
his name and beginning to read. ,,
"Guthrie overcame her own
obstacles and gave something
back," Ellmer said, "They leave,
but they all see the effect the y
, have, the good they've done."
Wilder, said, ."She, came over
here and saw she made a differ-
ence. She's sky-high "
The high-schoolers. WVilderi*,
added, are injected with a sense of
pride and empowerment by taking
the role of'the, teacher sans,
naturally, many of the headaches
and all the, paperwork.
Interns are treated as if they
have joined the, real-world worik-
force. Proper. appearance and
deportment are stressed. If they
run afoul of the code of conduct at
"the' "high school, suspended, for
'Y-tl reason. they have lost the!r
pnvileges to participate in
intern program.
\Ve treat it like a job." Wilder
said.
The whole package is tied up.
whether* the, interns realize it .or
not, by the ribbon of community
bonding.
"It gives the high school kids
a chance to give smethin'g back
to the community." Ellmer said.
It can be. as Henderson
alluded, a life-changing experi-
"ence.
Katie Geoghagarn observed
the joy her older sister gleaned
from participating in the program
and jumped in this year with both
feet.
As her semester in the pro-.
gram ended last Friday.
Geoghagan's expenence had only
fueled her desire to become a
pediatncian or to work \\ith chil-
dren with autism.
It's really cool that I helped
and made a difference"
Geoghagan said It's good for the
kids because they don't get the
encouragement at home. I think.
that a lot of them need.
it \\as one of mr Iavorite
periods of the day It helped me
see '. hat i eniov and v.hat'l enjoy
doing." .;' .. '
The number of interns has:
swelled'since the program's incep-
tion, with 20-25 students involved
this semester and a similar num-
ber next semester.
Further, as the new semester
begins the intern program
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Failure Before It Starts."
SThe program, targeting at-
risk children and thosee with
learning issues, is 'a phonics-
based intensive reading program,
for kindergarten and first-graders.
i Interns will be trained' to
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"I can't wait to see this in
action," Wilder said. "(The interns)
are going to beleachliri a class."
It is worth considenn!i that
the intern program has taken
shape against the backdrop of a
looming teacher shortage in'
Florida and the nation.
Recent studies have shown
that Florida's colleges will fall well
short, by tens of thousands, in
churning out the number -of
teachers the state will need in the
text 10-20.years. ,
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breathtaking. ...,
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"It's a g'jod hands-on experi-
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the company said.
"We are not writing any more
policies at Cape San Blas," she
said. "We had to take (the one pol-
icy) because there was so much in
it."
She added that they had
located one company through the
Internet that was writing flood
insurance in CBRA zones, but not
on Cape San Blas.
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' Furthering the sense of crisis
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they shouldn't renew," Smith
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ocean-front homes compared to
those bayside or inland on the
Cape and Pass.
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insurance issue does not affect
them.
For example, homes built on .
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the Pass prior to Nov. 16, 1990,
the cutoff dates for eligibility to
build in CBRA high-risk zones.
If those homes were "substan-
tially improved" or "substantially
damaged" since those dates, a
federally-backed .flood-insurance
policy held by those homeowners
would likely not pay any claims.
"It's no good." Smith said.
"They might not know it, but it's
no good."
Further, with recent change
in zoning op the flood maps.
homeowners forced from a low-
risk zone to a high-risk zone
would likely be required by their
lender to seek flood insurance.
However, with private carriers


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absent from the market, those
homeowners would be directed to
a "forced-place" product.
But many "forced-place" poli-
cies are FEMA, or federally-
backed products, which would
not be effective in high-risk zones.
There are other applicable
forced-place products, but it
requires a lender, and a home-
owner, with local knowledge and
savvy to sort through the paper-
work blizzard to determine the
viability of such a policy.
For while carriers in Port. St.
Joe, Apalachicola and Panama
City understand the landscape
and are not writing policies, Smith
added, an underwriter from dis-
tant locales. say Pennsylvania,
might not understand the intrica-
cies of CBRA or realize they are
writing policies that are no good.
I'm not bragging. but I know
what I'm doing out there," Smith
said of the Cape and Pass.
Smith noted that there may


be homeowners who have invalid
policies but don't realize it
because they live bayside or in the
middle of ihe Cape or Pass, where
the risks are similar to those of
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example. They've never had prob-
lems, never filed a claim "and
everybody is happy, even though
the policy is no good," Smith said.
Smith noted that a central


underlying issue in the whole
CBRA maze has been the rising
cost of reinsurance since 9/11.
Insurance companies insure
their policies and when that mar-
ket is volatile, as since the terror-
ist attacks and the war on
terrorism, compounded locally by
claims this year from tropical
storms Hanna and Isidore, the
entire insurance market is roiled.


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half months that Odom was over-
seas, the correspondence was
simple sustenance to the distant
soldier.
"It's all you look forward to,"
Steve Odom said. "Letters and e-
mails, they helped keep you going.
"I'd read to the guys from a
letter almost every day and then
I'd pin them on the board. There
must have been 30 letters up
there on that board."
He said the letters and his
surroundings' underscored the
treasures of home.
"It definitely made you appre-
ciate what we have here," Odom


said. "They doh't have anything.
"It's real poor. Very poor.
There are lot of sick people, lot of
dirty people. And women are
beneath men."
If a boy receives superficial
injuries at. the same time a girl
has her arm blown off, he said,
the boy will receive medical atten-
tion before the girl is even
.assessed.
Futhermore, in a country that
has experienced a series of inva-
sions and occupations over the
previous decades, the U.S. mili-
tary was no more welcome than


the Soviets who overran the coun-
try a little more than 20 years ago.
"They didn't like us much,"
Odom said. "They just wanted our
money" which is valuable hard
currency.
And while he shipped out to
Afghanistan nearly a year after
the terrorist attacks, and several
months after the ruling Taliban
had been routed. Odom said the
work goes on in the impovenshed
nation.
"There is a mission eier-
day." he said. "There's still a lot
going on over there."
That empowered him. he said.
a renewed vigor that years of
training were paying dividends.
"It made me feel good about
being in the military Odom said.
"It makes you feel you are getting
a chance to make a difference.'
-It's dangerous the whole time
you are there It's not a safe place
at all."
Odom's job was in operations.
tracking battles and flights and
overseeing some 50 NCOs.
"It's not hard doing your job
once everything is set up." Odom
said. "Setting everything up was
the biggest challenge."
His work in Afghanistan
earned him the Bronze Star. a
high point in an 11-plus yea-r
career in the U.S. military.
"They don't just give them
out." Odom said. t was the high-
light of my career. I never thought
I would earn (such an honor)."
After surprising his kids at
school, Odom sat in Davida's
class and patiently answered
questions from the kids, who
would have made Bill Cosby


chuckle with some of things
escaping fr6m their lips.
From 'queries about whether
he fired a gun, got shot, brought
back souvenirs, ate any snakes or
saw any scorpions, Odom fielded
questions for nearly an hour.
What emerged was a rough-


and-ready picture. Ice was a lux-
ury, showers a respite after initial
days of using only baby wipes for
hygiene. The food well, the less
said about that the better.
None of that mattered last
Friday.
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Nursing Home Residents


Despite all the recurring
tidings of good cheer, 'the
Christmas holidays can be a
lonely time for some. According to
nursing home administrators,'
this can be -particularly true for
residents of nursing homes,
especially if they don't hear from
specific family members.
"T'he holidays can be the best
time of year for residents if they
get extra attention from loved
ones," said David Ruscitti of
Florida Medical Quality Assur-
ance, Inc. (FMQAI), the -Medicare
Quality Improvement Organiza-
tion' for Florida. "If you have a
loved one in a nursing home, you.
should try to visit them as often,
as possible during the holidays."
And starting this year,
families with members in nursing
homes can enhance their visits
with a new ;tool to check on the
quality of care at their loved one's
facility.


Walter T. Stafford
.Walter T., Stafford, 87, of
White City, passed away
.Saturday, December 21 at Bay St.
'Joe Care Center. A native of
Smithfield, N'orth Carolina, he'
served in the U.S. Army from
1934 to 1936. He was a Standard
'Oil dealer and owned Stafford's
Grocery in White City for 28-
years. He was a benevolent and
gentle man, and a loving, husband-
and father. He cared for every
,creature, great and small, and
loved Gulf County.
He was preceded in death by
his wife, Hazel J. Stafford.
Survivors include his son and
daughter-in-law, Larry and
Janice Stafford of Cantonment;
two grandchildren, Angela Clark.
of Beaufort, SC and Shawn
:,Stafford, of Franklin, TN; four
*'great-grandchildren; two sisters,
Eunice Davis of Burlington, NC


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The federal Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid Services
(CMS) recently launched its
national "Nursing Home Quality
Initiative," which created a means
for consumers to compare
nursing home quality. Family
members who have computers
can log on to www.medicare.gov
and click on "Nursing Home
Compare" to access and compare
new quality measures of their
loved one's. nursing home with
other facilities in the area.
Those who don't have access
to a computer can use a toll-free
telephone help line, 1-800-
MEDICARE. (1-800-633-4227), to
get the information.
The new CMS program also
funds state quality improvement
organizations to provide no-cost
assistance to nursing homes that
wish to improve their quality
measures. The quality, organiza-
-tions also help consumers obtain


and Margaret Robinson of
Burgaw, NC; one brother E'evntt
Stafford of Clrnton. NC; and a-
number of nieces and nephews."
Cremation is scheduled.
Walter appreciated the care of his
friends, neighbors, caretakers and
those who made his life more,
comfortable.

Paul F. Green
Paul F. Green, Sr., 71, of St.
Joe Beach, 'passed away
Thursday, December 19 at his
home.
Born and reared in Rochester,
N.Y., he worked as a locksmith for
ithe Greece, Central School
District. He served in the U.S.
Coast Guard and was a Mason.
.Mr. Green was a resident of
the area for the past nine years
and attended the First ,Baptist
Church of PorL St. Joe. He enjoyed,
igult a jid loved the water.


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specific information on nursing
homes in their state.
"This gives individuals a
valuable quality tool in seeing that
their loved ones are getting the
best possible care," Ruscitti said.
"Family members can search the
website by state, city, county or
zip code to view several specific
quality measures on individual
nursing homes."

In addition, family, caregivers
can review state inspection
reports, see information on
nursing home staff, and print out
a checklist of important questions
to ask nursing home admin-
istrators. The quality measures
are updated regularly and include
the prevalence of pressure sores,
pain,' physical restraints and
infections, among other factors.
The comparisons are calculated
from data nursing homes report
to CMS.


Survivors include his wife,
Virginia Green of St. Joe Beach;
his children, Jay Colgrove and
wife, Josette, Virginia Miller and
husband, Paul, Paul Green, Jr.,
and Mark Green, all of Rochester,
N.Y., Scott Green and wife,
Sandra, of 'Daytona Beach,
Michael Franck and John Franck,
both of Rochester, N.Y., and
Susan Hill and husband, Edward,
of Leesburg, Georgia; and a
number of grandchildren and
great-grandchildren.
Cremation is scheduled., At
his request, therewill be no
service. ,Those who wish may
make donations to a diabetes or
cancer charity, or the First
Baptist Church of Port St. Joe.

Mary Alice Fowler
Mary Alice Fowler, a long time
resident of Oak Grove, passed
away .Wednesday, December 18,
at her home. She was originally
from Georgia and lived in Mobile,
AL before moving here.
She helped with the VFW Post
here and at' ohe, time owned a
bookstore in Port St. Joe,.
Survivors include one niece;,
Linda Roberts of DeFuniak
Springs;. four nephews, Ronnie
Wilson of Memphis, TN, J. C.
Wilson of, Joplin, MO:, Danny
SSmrtlh iF Tallaha5.see andJimy.
Smith of California.
Graveside services were held
Friday, December, 20, at. 2:00
p.m. ET at Holly Hill Cemetery,
with Rev. David Fernandez
officiating. Interment followed.

Christine M. Thursby


Christine M. Thursby of Port
St. Joe passed from this life on
Saturday, December 21 and went,
home to her, heavenly house. Born
in Graceville, she had moved to
Port St. Joe 75 years ago and had
worked in the accounting depart-
ment of the St. Joe Paper Co. for
over 40 years., Christine 'was a
member -of the Long Ave nue
Baptist Church, the Keenagers,
and was an and qtfilter and an


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extremely talented crocheter and
enjoyed needle pointing.
She was preceded in death by
her mother and father,, beloved
husband of 47 years.' L.E.
Thursby, Sr., an' infant son and a
sister;
Surxivors include tiko sons, L.
E. Thursby, Jr. of Grand.
Junction, Colorado, and James R.
Thursby (Diane) of Port St. Joe;,a
brother Eugene Miles (Eilene), of
Macon, Georgia: two sisters Helen'
Carl King s(Melvin) of ;Myrtle
Beach, South Carolina, and Carol"
Jean Burrows (Raymond). ,of
Highland View: grandsons
SRichard Bradley Thursby (Trina)
of Crestview, and Johnathan Alan
Thursby (Leigha) of Port St. Joe;
as well as I four great-,
"grandchildren, Jacob, Logan,
Kristen and Cole.
The family will receive visitors
;on Monday, December 23, at the
Southerland Family Funeral
Home in Port St. Joe from 5 to 7,
p.m..(EST).
Funeral services will be
conducted on Tuesday, December
24, at 11 a.m. (EST) at the Long.
Avenue Baptist Church, Port St."
Joe, with Pastor John Adkins and
SBrother Dave Fernandez officiat-
-ing. Interment will'follow in Holly
Hills Cemetern .
Chnstine \\ a lo\,a lo \,ne.
-4leJoted mothere, beloved grand-
.mother and great-grandmother
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PORT ST. JOE 47, BAINBRIDGE, GA 51
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19TH
The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks
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defeat to Bainbridge, GA, in the
"Rivertown Classic" in Blount-
stown.
The Tiger Sharks (2-3) trailed
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Raye Bailey sunk three three-
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The Tiger Sharks improved to
3-3 overall on the season with
Friday night's 60-55 overtime win
over Sneads in the "Rivertown
Classic."
Port St. Joe bounced back
from a 23-20 halftime deficit to
take a 40-38 lead by the end of
the third quarter. The Pirates
outscored the Tiger Sharks 15-13
in the final period to send the
game into overtime, where the
Tiger Sharks prevailed 7-2..
,Raye Bailey led the Tiger
Sharks with 17 points, Bo Lenox
followed with 15 point, while
Woodrow Cherry added 14 points.
Score by Quarters
Pirates 9 14 15 15 2-55
Sharks 11 9 20 13 7-60
PSJ (60)- Raye Bailey 17, Brad
Ray 1, Bo Lenox 15, Antonio
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Thomas Webb 2, Dennis .Warren
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Colston 2, Lewis 3, Hammett 25,
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PORT ST. JOE 67, NORTH FLORIDA 45
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21TH
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a 29-23 halftime lead and never
looked back, defeating North
Florida Christian 67-45 in the
"Rivertown Classic" on Saturday.


Port St. Joe (4-3) outscored the
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points. Raye Bailey followed with
14 points.
Sc6re by Quarters
Eagles 6 17 13 10 45


Jamie Fortune drives between Nikki Jenkins and Lanetta Bell
Thursday night.


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PSJ (67)- Raye Bailey 14, Ashton
-Larry 3, Bo Lenox 9, Antonio
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Terrence Chambers 5, Thomas
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PORT ST. JoE 66, WEWAHITCHKA 23
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19TH
The Port St.. Jpe Lady Sharks
improved to 9-1 overall, on the
season with Thursday night's 66-
23 win over visiting Wewahitchka.
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halftime, then outscored the Lady
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Sharks 14 20 23 10 66
PSJ (66)- Lydia Watkins 14,
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Latrice Larri' 4, Lanetta Bell 2,
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Unlike ant poison, Porter said
his research has shown the flies
are safe' to, people, animals and
crops. Porter, who has been
releasing, phorid. flies ini north
Florida for about four years, was
the first to describe the fly's life
cycle in 1994.
"The flies hover above the


Gators Suffer

Loss to Aucilla
WEWAHITCHKA 36, AUCILLA CHR. 43
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20TH
The '%eVrahitchka Gators
'dropped to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in
.District 3-A play with Friday
night's 43-36 loss 'to Aucilla
'Christian.
The Gator- trailed 20-12 at
-halftime, then outscored Aucilla
24-23 in the second half.
Will Stratge led the Gators
with a game high 12 points. John
Curtis Gates followed with 10
points.
Score by Quarters
Aucilla 12 8 13 10 -43
Gators 5 7 16 8 '- 36
WEWA (36)- John Curtis Gates
10, Will Strange 12, Jamie
McCorvey 6, Will Owens 2, Allen
Easter 2, and Trinit Myers 4.
ACA (43)- Sheridan 4, Westover
.7, Sherrod 7 Carroll 6, Plains. 12,
Fato 7.


ants, dive in, latch on to the ant's
body and inject their eggs," he
said. "The egg hatches, and a
maggot wiggles its way into. the
ant's head, where it grows for two
to three weeks before secreting a
chemical that dissolves the
membranes holding the ant's
body together. In a few hours the
ant's head falls off. The maggot
eats everything in it, then uses it
as a pupae case-kind, of like a
cocoon."
The density of imported fire.
ants in Florida is five to seven
times, that of its native South
America, Porter said. He'
attributes this to changes in
behavior the ants display in 'the:
presence of the phorid flies.
"The flies will hover abo' e the
ants like little squadrons of
Apache attack helicopters, dive in
and hit ant after ant.: Needless to
say, the ants don't' like it." Porter
said. They II run and hide if they
can, and if they can't hide they 'lV
curl into a defensive, upside-down
'C' posture."
The ants have spread to many,
,southern states. and aci federal


--From Pg. 10
Sasser 7, Hali Price 5, Britney
Grice 2, and.Megan Whitfield.
WEWAHITCHKA 20, AUCILLA CHR. 47
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20TH
The Wewahitchka Lady
Gators couldn't rebound from a
25-10 halftime deficit in Friday
night's 47-20 loss to Aucilla
Christian in a District 3-A game.
Britney Grice led the Lady
Gators with a game high 12
points.
Score by Quarters
Aucilla 11 14 14 8 47
Gators 2 8 4 6' --20
WEWA (20)- Britney Grice 12,
Megart Wlitlield 2, Candi Little 2,
Hall Price 2, and Angie Padgett 2.
ACA (47)- Kelly 10, Gunnels 10,
S. Walker 8, F, Walker 6, Rose 4,
,Sapp 3, Hunt 2, and Pearson 4.


quarantine designed to limit their
rante regulates the distribution of.
agncultural products. throughout
the SouLheast and in many parts:
of Texas. The USDA's Animal and
Plant Health Inspection Service is
releasing phorid flies in all of the
areas under quarantine.


Merle Haggard In Concert Feb. 9


Country music legend Merle
Haggard will appear in concert on,
Sunday, February 9 at 7 p.m. at
the Marina Civic Center. Tickets
for Merle Haggard will go on sale
Saturday, January 18 at 10:00
a.m.
Singer, songwriter, remark-
able musician, bandleader, and
historian, Merle Haggard may well
be the' most well-rounded county
talent ever to take the stage in
front' of a microphone or an
audience. He is belt known Ior his
hit songs. All Aly Friends Are






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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 26. 2002


Extension to Manage Mediation
Florida offers mediation to Florida Agriculture Mediation certified to offer mediation
people or organizations that have Service (FAMS). services for USDA agencies since
-eceived an adverse decision from FAMS, which is sanctioned 1997, uses only mediators
a United States Department of and funded by USDA, will now be certified by the Florida Supreme
Agriculture agency in relation to a managed by the University of Court. Mediators are independent
disaster or loan-related program. Florida's Cooperative Extension contractors and are neutral in any
This process is handled by the Service, which is a part of UF's cases that they mediate.
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less formal than litigation or the
national appeals process. Trained
mediators help parties review
issues and. reach agreements
without further appeals.
Mediators do not impose
decisions, and individuals may
participate without surrendering
appeal rights. Possible results of
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beneficial outcome or a more
efficient appeal process.
County extension agents do
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which was initiated by UF's Levin
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standard time. The sale will be held at 4560 C.R.
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Anterless Deer
Season Dec. 21-27
For the period December 21
through. 27 all deer, except
spotted fawns, are fair game on
private property in the state's
Northwest management zone.
Florida's Northwest manage-
ment zone includes a portion of
Leon and Wakulla counties and
all panhandle counties west to the
Alabama state line.
The daily bag limit for deer
during the seven-day anterless
season is onie antlerless and one
antlered deer per day; or two
'antlered bucks. The antlerless
season applies only to private
property.


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and that is very much alive. It can
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years and will remain in place as
long as there is bone to hold it. In
the back of the mouth, it can serve
a critical function as a rear anchor
for a fixed bridge or a posterior sup-
port for a removable bridge. It can
be the decisive factor in being able
to eat almost anything comfortably
or the constant agony of having to
pick and choose. Those are impor-
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Protecting Woodpecker Aim


of Public/Private Partnership

by Tim Croft patches on its cheeks. Its back is tion," said Mike Nedd, Eastern
... marked with black and white States Director for the Btireau of


Sustaining a bird by saving
the trees that it calls home was
the aim of a public/private part-
nership signed Friday in Panama
City Beach.
A memorandum of under-
standing signed by The St. Joe
Co., the Genevco Group, the U.S.
Bureau of Land Management, the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and
the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission focuses
on protecting the red-cockaded
woodpecker by conserving its
habitat, nearly 1,500 acres of
long-leaf pine forests in western
Gulf County and eastern Bay
County around -East Bay.
"Partnerships are the key to
achieving conservation of our nat-
ural heritage in Northwest
Florida," said Gail Carmody, pro-
ject leader for the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service's Panama City
office.
'This agreement shows that
private and public groups can,
work together and go beyond
what's required by law to protect
the environment."
The five-party meinorandum
of understanding (MOU) pledges
"cooperative stewardship strate-
gies for the conservation and
management" of 926 acres of pine
at Wetappo Creek in Gulf County
and 539 acres at Laythrop Bayou
in Bay County.
St. Joe has agreed to put
aside 1,132 acres: 926 acres at
Wetappo Creek and. 206 acres at
Laythrop Bayou. :
Genevco Group, a Texas-
based oil company, will do the
same with 144 acres at Laythrop
Bayou, with another 189 acres at
Laythrop set aside by the Bureau.
of Land Mapagemerit.
A special emphasis of the
MOU is rebuilding the population
of the red-cockaded woodpecker,
a rare species found in the,
Southeast which inhabits the pine
forests of Wetappo and Laythrop.
/ It. was put on the endangered
list some 32 years ago.
The Lavthrop and Wetappo.
sites are home to the only known
colonies of redrcockaded wood-
peckers in the two counties,
The small bird. about 7-8
inches nrr" length. has large -


Martin Theatre
Presents Les Brown
& his Band
On Friday, January 10, at
7:30 p.m., Martin Theatre
presents Les Brown and his Band.
The band, lead by Les Brown,
Jr., invites everyone to join them
as they say "Thanks 'for the
memories." Tickets for this show
are $18 in advance and $20 the
day of the show.
The Coasters will perform on
Saturday, February 15 at 7:30
p.m. Tickets! for a walk down
,memory lane with Yackety-Yak
and Charlie Brown are $20
'advance and $22 the day of the
show.
My Way-The Sinatra Tribute
is scheduled for Sunday,
February 23 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets
for the salute to Old Blue Eyes are
$18 in advance and $20 the day of
the show.
On Thursday, March 6 at
7:30, the theatre presents Ain't
Misbehavin'-the new Fats Waller
musical. Tickets for this sultry,
sassy musical review are $20 in
advance and $22. the day of the
show.
Season tickets are available
p for all four season shows for $69
cash or check, or $71 if you pay
with a credit card. Call the Martin
Theatre at 850-763-8080 for more
information or to purchase
S tickets. Martin Theatre is located
at 409 Harrison Avenue, Panama
. C city.

The Martin Ensemble
Presents...
Nurtsense, opening January
31, 2003 at 7:30 p.m., a musical
comedy by Dan Goggin. Shows
are Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at 7:30;
Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m.;
Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 6-8, at
7:30 p.m. The Dining Room, a play
by A.R. Gurney, Jr., opens April 4,
2003 at 7:30 'p.m. with additional
performances April 5, 10, 11, and
12 at 7:30 p.ni. and April 6 at 2
p.m.
Single admissions are $15 for
adults, $12.50 for seniors and
military personnel, and $7.50 for
students.. Thursday are buy one
adult ticket, get one free night.
Contact the Martin Theatre at
763-8080.


Land Management. "And the
biggest winner of all will be the
outstanding natural resources of
East Bay."
Judy Hancock, president of
the Florida Chapter of the Sierra.
'Club, who was on hand to witness
the signing ofithe agreement, said,
"Most remarkable about this.
agreement is the way it happened
- not under pressure,of the law or
public controversy, but, because of
a voluntary and heartfelt commit-
ment by all involved to protect our ,
natural assets."
Over the past four years, The
St. Joe Co., has worked with gov-
ernment agencies and private
conservation groups to conserve
roughly 120,000 acres. The com-.
pany is evaluating' another'
.150,000 acres for possible protec-
tion.
"Respect for our natural trea-
sures is a guiding principle in all
of St. Joe's wofk," said St. Joe
executive,vice-president and gen-
eral counsel Robert Rhodes. "In
the long run.. St. Joe will truly
succeed only if our children and :
our grandchildren .are able -to
enjoy the same elements of nature
that we enjoy."
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stripes.
The woodpecker lives only in
very old pine trees. The wood-
pecker digs a hole high up on the
trunk.
Sap will flow from the tree
and, collect around the bird's hole,
'the stickiness of the sap helping
to keep predators, such as
snakes, away from the nest.
Typically, several woodpecker,
families will live in trees near each
other, constituting a colony.
Several woodpecker colonies
have been identified in the
Wetappo.and Laythrop sites.
Habitat: enhancement strate-
gies will be implemented, to
improve the long-term prospects
of the bird and, other rare flora
and fauna found in the areas,
such as the bald eagle and
,Bachman's sparrow.
The agreement is for one year,
but will be renewed automatically
each year for five years unless one
of the party chooses to terminate.
It does not bind any of 'the
parties to any particular action,
but, is rather a commitment to
work together for a common goal.
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outdoor enthusiasts and others
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Prevent Frozen Pipes
Each year, tens of thousands
of families, are victim's of a
preventable .disaster-frozen
pipes. This debacle does millions
of dollars of damage to ;homes
each year. '
: There are a couple, of simple
tasks that r'ay take homeowners
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help protect pipes and. homes
when a severe freeze is predicted.
Open cabinet doors to allow heat
to get to piping uhder pinks,and
7: vanities near exterior walls. Run a
small tackle of water at vulner-
able cold and hot faucets.


whippins yet. So I been thinking
you all could bring me somthin
extra nice this yer. I herd I'm get-
tin sox and underwear and that
ain't gonna cut it. What I want is
a whitetail with one of those rein-
deer racks on it parked right
under my tree stand. I heard tell
there was a whitetail got up in
Kentucky last month was a 30
pointer. Just give me 31.
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$72,500. '
Gulf Front on Cape San Bias,
51 'x312', $399,000.


120' OF GULF FRONT ON CAPE SAN
BLASI This 2 BR..'loF 28A home features
redwood siding spacious cedar decks,
FEMA Flood Insurance, 2 car garage,
irrigayon system, lush landscaping, and
much more. OFFERED FULLY FURNISHED
@ $459,900.






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with 250'+ of frontage on Wetappo
Creek includes a 1/2 acre freshwater
pond. 2 deep wells, waterfront deck and
dockage, workshop, new septic system,
and deepwater access. .OFFERED AT
$289,900.








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Can you believe it? Christmas
is just around the corner, but it
came early for the surfers this
month. Santa brought a six-foot
northwest swell to Mexico Beach
last weekend. For those who
missed it, it was awesome. We all
wish for some more waves, along
with some warmer water.
Half of the school year is over
and students will begin their sec-
ond semester after the holiday
break on Tuesday, January 7th.
Attentions seniors: if you are
planning on applying for college.
and scholarships and haven't
taken the ACT or SAT, you may
,want to soon. The next ACT will be
given on February 8th at Bay High.
The registration deadline is Janu-
ary 3rd, so pick up your registra-
tion packets in the guidance office,
Senior parents: Financial Aid
Workshop will be held on Tuesday,
January 14th at 6 p.m. at the high
school. Report cards will be ready
Wednesday, January .15th, so
don't forget to pick them up.
During the break, Mrs. Cathey
and Mr. Howse will be retiring.
Mrs. Cathey, our math teacher,
began in 1972 and put 30 hard
years into our school. She is a
wonderful teacher who had her
own unique way of teaching and
will be greatly nriissed. Mr. Howse,
our senior naval science instruc-
tor, started in 1989 and will
always be on "top" at PSJ. Con- *
gratulations and good luck!










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Satsuma orange. sweet 8 tart kumquat, lemons, elc.
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Well, we hope you all have
been nice and not naughty this
year, because we have. Also, be
sure to taste the egg-nog before
actually drinking it. Be safe and
have a happy new year.--Christo-
pher Perrin and Mark Higgins

New Year's
Resolution:

Talk to Your Kids
About Drugs
Every year around this time,
Americans review their successes
with last year's New Year's resolu-
tions and make new ones for the
upcoming year. As the New Year
approaches, parents are encour-
aged to make a resolution to have
open and honest discussions with
their kids about drugs and alco-
hol.


Children will hear plenty
about drugs through their friends
and the media, but it won't always
be what you want them to hear.
Kids are starting to use drugs ear-
lier than ever before. Studies have
consistently shown that kids who
learn about the risks of alcohol
and drugs at home are less likely
to try drugs.
Communicating with your
child should never be a one-time
occurrence or a one-way process.
To be effective, communication,
needs to be ongoing and should
be appropriate for the age and
stage *of development of your
child.
Choose teachable moments
when you can be comfortable and
undisturbed. Be a good lis-
tener-to everything your child
has to say. Make sure you provide
information that is accurate and
up-to-date: you don't have to
know everything but be prepared
with, basic information or
resources to 'answer your child's
questions.

If YOU See News Happening...

Call The Star at22-7.1278


AAFES Holiday Hours
All Army and Air Force
Exchange Service facilities at
Tyndall will be closed Wednesday
for Christmas. Changes in hours
for Tuesday areas- follows: main


store 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Shoal Point
Shopette 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Felix
Lake Shopette 7 a.m.-7 p.m.;
Class Six 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Service
Station 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Burger
King, the base barber shop and
the dry cleaners will be closed
both Tuesday and Wednesday.


The Tyndall Family Practice
Clinic will be closed Tuesday and
Wednesday and Dec. 31-Jan .AIn
addition, the clinic will : he
minimally manned this week. nd
Dec. 30-Jan 3. Please plan clinic
visits accordingly.


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MLS #93224: 2391 Constitution Avenue Solid
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$289,900.. ,


MLS #93992: 2182 Hwy. C-30 beautiful Bay view
home on Hwy. C-30. $450,000. ,


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"MLS #93768: Exclusive Windmark Beach Gulf
view lot! Lot 77 across from beach access.
' $395,000.


"The, stockings vere hung
by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas
soon would be there."
SClement. Clarke Moore,
A Visit From St. Nicholas



Merry Christmas to our many
friends all over the area.
May the holiday bring many
wonderful surprises.


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MLS #93899: Sunset Harbor, Canal front living in
Mexico Beach thai includes a covered boat, slip!
$329,900.




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MLS #93539: 260 Savanna Road breathtaking Bay
front home at Cape San Bias. Zoned mixed-use resi-
dential. 100' of Bay. front with 200' pier &" boat lift.
$1,500,000.

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MLS #93801: 5244 Cape San Bias- Road -,a Bay
lover's paradise! This Bay front home at Cape San
Blas overlooks Pig Island and has. a rare navigable
boat dock. $425,000.. ,


MLS #94568: 184 Boardwalk Avenue Cape San
Blas.- 2 bedroom Gulf View home in boardwalk with
pool & hot tub. $285,000.


MLS #93562:. Remarkable Bay front home at Cape'
San Bias with 2nd lot. Screened porch, gazebo, decks,
pier, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 369' of bay
frontage. $995,000.






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MLS #93471: 3700 Hwy. 98 Canal front Hideaway
Motel & Marina, $2,550,000.


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MLS #94098: Star Fish A excellent rental potential
- Gulf view 2 bedroom townhome that is fully fur-
nished and just steps to the beach! $259,900.









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MILS #93547: Ten large lots on Country Club Road.
$47,500 each lot.


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Let It Show, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!
The streets of Port St. Joe have been all aglow with snowflakes,
reindeer, wreaths, stars and other symbols of the Christmas season.
The lighted decorations add to the festive holiday spirit, and are dis-
played throughout the city.
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To all our friends both.far and near,
.VMeirry Christmas and Happy New Year."
'May Santa deliver all you've hoped for,
Lik6 good friends, good health,
And good times- galore!










SHIRLEY

S ) JENKINS
Tax Collector
and
Staff


Holiday

Eating and

Exercise
The holidays are here and
health experts say that "holiday
dieting" can lead to more weight
gain instead of quick weight loss.
iPlacing severe food /restric-
tions or: r-ieself for a shot period
of time causes frustration and
feelings of deprivation--ll which
can' lead to overeating and
bingeing.
'The holidays bringwith them
holiday parties. Instead of saving
calories for buffet lines and party
pldltters, people should try to
maintain a normal eating
schedule to keep from overeating.
Here are some healthy eating
habits to try out. Eata when you
are hungry and; continue eating
until you are satisfied. Use
moderate constraint on your food
selection to get the right food, but'
not being so restrictive that you
miss out on pleasurable foods.
Leave some cookies on the
plate because you know you can
have some again tomorrow.
Spread' out food intake; if your
Thanksgiving meal is at' 3:00
p.m., ,eat. a well-balanced
breakfast apd maybe a light snack
around lunchtime.
Watch' portion sizes, remem-
ber that a serving of meat is the
size of a deck of cards. Stay active
by taking a brisk walk before or
after a meal or go outside and' play
with the. kids or the family dog.
Besides being able ; to
maintain 'a healthy body weight,
consistent exercise and movement
helps to burn calories, enhance
the immune system and improve
circulation and heart function.
Although the American
College of Sports Medicine
recommends cardiovascular
exercise at least three times per
week for 20 minutes or more, it's
not a steadfast rule-especially
when time is the issue.
Fortunately, the most recent
research supports the importance
of simply becoming more active.
Many people think that if they
can't commit to an aerobics class
'or half hour walk then it's just not
worth it. The truth is that if a
person hasn't been doing any
kind of movement, then five
. minutes here and six minutes,
there cAn be a great beginning.
Look for ways 'to add a little
extra movement to', a busy
schedule. Park further away in a
parking' lot. Take. the stairs
instead of the elevator. Go for a
walk after lunch to put your mail
in a mailbox. Get out from behind
the desk and stretch. Keep good,
posture when 'sitting and
standing. Play outside with the
children; Take the dog for a walk.
Dig around in the garden.
What's most important is 16
decide on a personal goal. If it's to
lose body fat and maintain that
weight loss, daily caloric
expenditure (the amount of
calories you burn a day) must be
greater than the amount. of
calories consumed.
The ultimate goal should be to
make exercise a part of the daily
routine, working towards
moderate physical acti-ity !asLing
at least 30 minutes almost eern.
day.

; This Week's

Feature Property

1s50'x150' Parcel
in St. Joe Beach
Lots of possibilities
for this property.

Call today for more
information on this
valuable property


I Routh Hambeick
Sales Varona.
Associate Broker/Owner




Selling Beach Dreantm

&Cambrick Realty i, nc
3001 Hwy. 98 Mfexico Beach, FL 32410
850-648-1102
Toll Free: 866-648-1102
Website: www.HambrickRealty.com
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-- Realty, Inc.

1602 HIGH-WAY 98 MEXICO BEACH

OFFICE: (850) 648-4400 TOLL FREE: 1-888-385-1844

FAX: (850) 648-4555 www.crystalsandsrealty.com
BROKER SALES ASSOCIATES
JAN ICE F BROWN ELL Melba Barbee, Mary Blackburn R.D. Davis Vickie Davis
.:.'. ,CE+F...RWNELL.




7066 CAROLINA AVE. ST. JOE BEACH -
90 HIGHWAY 98 Thk 3 BR/2 .BA Home 136 NEAL DRIVE '. P. B double de n:;,t.g Pristine, 2 BR/2 BA home just move in. Master
902 GHWAtsY 98 crs Ths from dedicated bea ch. on the Apalachicola River. A fisherman's or bedroom downstairs with. second bedroom
ri ots ac ross from dedicarage, extra hunters dream. Has large porch overlooking the upstairs. Central H/A, carpeted all through.
room for office/bedroom, enclosed gazebots river with dock. MLS#94768 $99,900 Appliances to stay with the house. Just a 'short
room for office/bedroom 0 enclosed gazebo,,walk to the beach. Has to be seen.
of extras, MLS 94654 $399,900 $189,000.00







on ih d,,.. and watch the beautiful sunsets. This n
'' home has 2 BR/2 BA upstairs, has been remod- 193 TOBAGO ROAD CAPE SAN BLAS GULF
162 CAPE DUNES DR. CAPE SAN BLAS eled, screened porch & deck upstairs. Down FRONT 1/2 duplex. Large decks overlooking
Single family home. Shortwalk to the beach. ..ao. 2? B '1 BA apartment with screened porch. Gulf of Mexico. Comes complete and ready for
Great rental. Completely set up. Ready to rent. Lots of storage downstairs. MUST SEE! rental market. $349,900.00
MUST SEE! $265,000.00. 5380.000.00.
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528 3RD STREET PORT ST. JOE 2 BR/1 BA home "-- -- -
sitting on 75x170 lot. This home has been completely 255 FORK DRIVE- OVERSTREET- 3180 h .oer. 120 BARBARA DRIVE PORT ST. JOE J BR.'
remodeled. Central H/A, screened in back porch, front on deep water section of Wetappo Creek. t., b,.,k hc.rr, Clole er...g....h to :.:Ih,- .I: hat
well for watering the lawn. This property is also' 125 ft. boardwalk with boat shed.House over- ,.our chIldrer, can walk. TRULY A MUST SEE!
zoned for commercial use, so you can have your ownL looking water. For $425,00.00 5165,000.00.
business there also. Has to bee seen! $139,900.00


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136 PINEDA ST. JOE BEACH Tb.. 3 BR BL 355 HUMMINGBIRD LANE OVERSTREET ,,1 2411 OAK GROVE PORT ST. JOE ThI,,. B I
double wide is 'in excellent condition, is in the mT,a,,-,rn.d 3 BR 2 B 'T.,:,b.ke homeTB ...erlc.ck.r.. BA has been remodeled, large.,kitchen, separate
S1st block to the beach. All bedrooms have walk- L.ak Charl-e F:or,.- dc lI l I. you enjoy the beauti- dining room. Large living room; work shop with
in closets, master bedroom has tub, separate ...J .,:.r-.i, :. r,: 'l community. Crystal clear storage. A 2',',x38 building that can be used as
:,.c. cr f;, pla.:e parolee dining room; break- Lake boasts tons of large mouth bass. Large land- rEnmal prc.peir, Lard.':ap'd yard. MUST SEE!!
S -.:.:,1 :.:'.- e,.e p:,r.:h small.deck and car- escaped' .:.i .-.q,-, I.,h .,:.,..d has great potential for $139,900.00
port, GULF VIEW. $169,900.00' future building. VERY AFFORDABLE AT $77,900.00 '


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323 ATLANTIC ST. ST. .JOE BEACH Lovely 3
BR/2 BA block home built by the owner. Stone -8112 COQUINA DRIVE THIS ALMOST NEW
fireplace, hot tub, extra room for game room or 101 YAUPON STREET PORT ST. JOE Lovely 2 HOME IS LOCATED IN SEA SHORES SUBDIVI-
office. Beautiful, extra large yard (7 i 78) ,ih story home in desirable area of Port St. Joe. 2 SION 3 BR/2 .BA, open kitchen, dining & living
in-ground pool in back. An exquisite home for a covered.porches, sunken living room, garden tub, room, utility & laundry room, garage, shed for
great price! 3 blocks from the beach, truly a must see on corner lot only 2 blocks to boat or. car: Lot of, extras, sit on the screened
$160,000.00. Ba, $S164,500.00 porch & see the water. $289,900.00.





S. 59 OAK AVE. MEXICO BEACH 3 BR/2 BA
-' 121 MAGELLAN STREET ST. JOE BEACH brick home. Just about a block from the beach.
155 ANTIGUA DRIVE CAPE SAN BLAS Ni I, GREAT RENTAL INVESTMENT PROPERTY WITH Sitting on a 75x100 mol lot. HAS TO BE SEEN.
rT,,,d,,d i.:,..".,,: lsttier Over 1700 sq.ft. GULFVIEW. 3 BR/2 BA, garage, screen porch $189,000.00. REDUCED $175,000.00.
3 BR/2 BA, on. rental market. New furniture and ond .: and .:me: f..l, furr,;,ed ar.d ea Iod, for'
appliances. $209,000.00. rental mrkel A MUST SEE. 5269,900.00
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1111 GARRISON AVE. PORT ST JOE d, 850 BORDERS ROAD OVERSTREET Thb ..ngle
flceda style home, 2 BR/i BA has unique 125 FORREST STREET -OVERSTREET -2 BR/2 BA wide mobile home has 2 BR/1 BA, approx. 1/2
New heat pul inew windows In nie neigh- single wide mobile home, approx. 1 acre, shed pcre, approx. 10 miles to beach & 4 miles to
bar peod S87,000.00 id fish pond. $49,900.00. :Intercostal. $26,500.00.




-- '^.v^"' "k- ^^^ ^^^ -j^ | | -94 SQUIRREL AWNUE HOWARD CREEK 2
27 LA SIESTA MEXICO BEACH Ir :,I.1.ljS BR/1 BA v nyl sided home on corner lo fenced,
r' ss ah n t ea 636 MADI STREET PORT ST. JOE n1eewCH 49,900.00
ahit ,I *:.rrrlI.'i.3bI.' ri',oTi with a large lot, o od frme home less than 2 b cks Af t
a$5000 enly negoroo $9 ,5.00 ..0 .0.





380 MADISON ST. PORT ST. JOE ..,Iea -" R O T h ,rl
have their-own individual back decks, while the ?
axqusitba de. T hri x'tr lr otibeau 230 SPRUCE AVENUE OVERSTREET 3 BR/2 BA 6135 NASSAU LANE CAPE SAN BLAS 1. 1G
tifully landscaped with a 7 louvered privacy frame house on stilts.. Community access boat- Front Townhouse on Beautiful Cope San Bilas.
fen e Only 2 blocks fom the ba. AN ramp to deep water to Wetappo Creek. Recently remodeled. For the discriminate
ABSOLUTE MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE. ADJOINING LOT AVAILABLE. PRICED TO SELL AT investor. 2 BR/2.5 BA with 2 decks overlooking
$150,000.00 $95,000.00 .Gulf of Mexico. $324,900.00.
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Hwy 386 Mexico Beach 2 100x200 NOEfjhceO iNTiW Tulf of Mexico. Priced to sell at $69,900.00
.00 Palmetto Street Ovrstreet-. 2 acres in 'pverstreet area for secluded and, desirable for building. Nature lovers dream with views of intercostal
waterway: Only $115,000.00
Hwy 386 Mexico Beach -C6.9'acrolqggEAYAv jq jAfet'Oico. Call for, details. $225,000.00
401 La Siesta Dr. Mexico Beach Affordable corner lot, surrounded by new Florida Homes. $39,900.00
Palmetto Drive 2 acres'on corner. Access to W 0etappo Crek & Intercostal Waterway. New survey available. Dock permitting available. For seclu-
sion to build that dreqm.'home this is the property. $92,000.00
534 3rd"Street, Port Sti.Joe Gnomnercial 'lot on corneronly 2,Ilpcks to main road. PRICED TO SELL! $59,900
Whippoorwill Ave. -Y.9. acres on the Intercostal Waterway. -1.2 aces'buildable. New survey available. On deep water. MUST SEE $125,000.00
00 Old Bay City Rd. Howard Creek Approx. 1.75 acres of cleared land with large pond. $24,995.00.
4243 C 30 Treasure Bay Bay View 100x217 mbl lot with great bay view. One of the few lots left on C 30. $69,000.00.
Lot 8 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe 100xl150 residential lot. In area of new homes. Close to schools & churches. Priced comparable at $39,900.00
Ocean Ridge Lane Gulf Aire Subdivision Gulf View lot $79,900.00
These are only a few of our properties for sale. Call for a complete list of homes and vacant properties.


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Computerized

Learning Courses

at GCCC
The Lifelong Learning Office
of Gulf Coast Community College
will conduct the following
computerized learning system
courses:
CPR Update-This course is
designed for self-study interactive
video/instruction that presents
all the necessary information for,
participants to update ACLS skills
and receive a:, new card. Partici--


pants must hold a current BLS for
Healthcare Provider card and
current ACLS card with expiration
date of class date or earlier. Please
allow 4-6 hours for completion.
The cost of the course is $170 and
is approved by the American
Heart Association. A textbook is
available at the GCCC bookstore.
This course is available by
appointment only.
ACLS Update-This course
presents 'all the necessary
information for participants to
update ACLS skills and receive a
new card via self-study interactive
video/instruction. Participant


must hold a current BLS for
Healthcare Provider card and
current ACLS card with expiration
date of class date or earlier.,
Please allow 4-6 hours foi
completion. The cost is $170 and
is approved by the American
Heart Association. A textbook is
available at the GCCC bookstore.
This course is available by
appointment only.
For your appointment and
additional information, call 747-
3218 or (800) 311-3685, ext.
3218.


Just In Time for Christmas!!
Recently the playground on 10th Street has been refurbished with new equipment for the enjoyment
of children. Late last week crews were busy spreading a special bark around the equipment, and in the
future a containment, area will be built around the site. The work,is being financed by a special parks
grant which will also fund'renovation of the bathrooms and concessions stand in the park complex.


'Tis the season for us to say,
"Hope you enjoy a grand holiday."
May it be filled with joy and contentment,
Along with laughter and love and old-fashioned sentiment!











Good


/ Old-fashioned

/ Christmas


Wishes


We hope yi( und ty r lovle cd o i)1' cclcl)ra(L
a wMti 11 a1(l hlppy lioliday together.
ItMy laicLllthI und gd lbrlIunc ollow
yOui throughout the new year.

Thanks for pincing your trust in us.
We look fbornrd to a bright fituire together.



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Mexico Beach, FL332410
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117 N. 38TH STREET CANAL FRONT Nice 3 BR/2 BA
brick home on the canal. '.illi-. h, p.k.-.T.W, -..j will install
dock: Recently refurbished, painted inside and out, has
terrazzo floors, living roomin, family room, laundry/stor:,
.|., .:..a p.:..- a..Jd 1.,....:.p..d' $325.000 00


105 N 29TH STREET MEXICO BEACH Old-. .,.k.b.I
l, ,T.e ,:., J bt .J ..,l. l !1 : 1,-,I, i 1 ',>:.,. 1 L : iF e l .b I:h
Perfect for a beach retreat now and later. Move the
mobile'home for a wonderful home site. Lot has oak
trees and seclusion. Includes appliances, most furnish-
ings, ico., .a.-.d porch. $11 ,000.00.
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1-800-874-5073

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Cathey Parker Hobbs

REALTOR/BROKER V


Charity Alise Kemp.
Sales Agent


GULF VIEW-NEW .' -.;
BE AC HSIDE ; ..... .'s '.


.erbe- carpet, ken-In
-,' -' ,." Ui.., m 6 e appliances, 233 KIM KOVE Brand new home in restricted neigh- .. -
coA red upper and borhood., Attractive 3 BR/2 BA with Berber A ""
lower porch. Short Walk to the Beach. 100-BS.40TH carpet/vinyl. Electric kitchen with-white wood cabi- ,EA E r ONTRACT
ST., MEXICO BEACH $2Q9,900.00 nets, Kenmore stove & D.W. and breakfast nook. Vinyl S575
siding, landscaped lawn, finished garage and more.
S$162,900.00. REDUCED $158,500.00.



103 S. 3T STREET MEXICO EACH 10S.33RDREETMEXICOBEAC
S103 S M BAC ad 103 S. 33RD STREETS MEXICO BEACH BE,-,:..d.,


Single Family Home! o DBR/2 BA punish aUnU
equipped. Has screened porch for enjoying the gulf
breezes, carport, recently upgraded and is a great
rental. MUST SEE! $349,000.00.
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S 703 NAUTILUS DRIVE SEA SHORES SUBDIVISION -
Lovely Brick Home in restricted subdivision. Has 3
IMMACULATE BEACHSIDE TOWNHOUSE 111-D S. BR/2 BA, living room with fire place, kitchen has din-
38TH STREET 1 BR/1 .5 BA with sleeping alcove ing area, large screened porch, large storage build--
kitchen & baths have lots of tile. Very beachy and ing, landscaped, sprinkler system, Fruit trees and
has been very well-maintained. Only steps away to more nice extrasfr$192,500.00.
the Gulf. $157,900.00 .

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I BR/2 BA home in restricted subdivision: Large great
I R 2E IRN. It o-I 1ca-
approx 1570dsq.f. plus decks, large screened porch with appliances except washer & dryer. $152,900.00.
wonderful Gulf View, cathedral ceilings & garage. Walk- LARGE LOTI
in closet in m 'aste I ..4 "-' .. .
and landscaped. : ,I :d n ,-. .:
recently pointed. inside and out. Has private beach and m i r"" ge
pool/tennis courts. $25Q,000.00. .l w e wia.e.&; .. 15,


OMM I PI T NI E 3 ac o ti


COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES! 3 acres on 15th
Street, Mexico Beach. Approx 100' on 15th Street
and 1312'deep. $295,000.00.'
NICE LOT SHORT DISTANCE TO THE BEACH. Has
already been filled grass planted & includes shed.
247 Willow Street, St. Joe Beach. $55,000.00.
HWY. 98 MEXICO BEACH ATTENTION DEVELOP-
ERS! Large parcel zoned tourist commercial on Hwy.
98 230' on Hwy. & 200' deep. Owner has permits
& will fill pond. $1,600,000.00.
OVERSTREET 1.01 acre on CR 386 on'right before
Pleasant Rest Cemetary Road. $18,500.00
212 GULF AIRE DRIVE Lot 6, Phase III, 109.21'x48'.
$88,000.00.
104 CRISTEN'S CURVE Large strip 216.75'x52.66'
by 221.17'x59.65'. Located behind Lots 5, 6 & 8.
Gulf Aire Phase III. Not a part of gulf Aire
Subdivision. Has Gulf Aire Covenants and Restrictions
except for separate buildings are allowed. $45,000.
GENERAL COMMERCIAL MEXICO BEACH 15TH STREET
- 1.5 acres, 113' wide x 750' deep. $400,000.
RED BULL ISLAND- Lot 6, B1k. G, 171' x 100'
$10,000.00, REDUCED $8,000.00.


duplex'- Owner maintained, 2 BR, 1 BA each apart-
ment furnished and will equipped. -Screened porches,
large lot & great rental history. $325,000.00.


HIGH BLUFF LOCATION OVER LOOKING THE GULF -
3 BR/2 BA, Florida home with -many possibilities.
Approx. 1800 sq. ft. plus porches, carport & storage,
has larg6 great room with fireplace, stucco construc-
tion, back privacy fence, landscaping needs TLC to
be' beautiful. Lot 150'x75'. 14 Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach. $495,000.00.


LOVELY 2 BR/2 BA ground floor condo on a Gul
Front Lot. New furnishings and paint. comes completely
furnished and equipped. Great rental investment. Only
stloas to the beach. 112 C. South 32nd Street, Mexico


: -- Beach. Pelican Roost C. $249,000.00.
9255 STARFISH DRIVE BEACON HILL N..:e 2 BP 113-C S. 37TH STREET -
mobile home in like new condition. Split bedroom MEXICO BEACH -
plan, furnished & equipped except for dining set, Beachside Townhouse in
washer & dryer, & personal items. Decks on both .-1'Tl JI great location to Beach
sides. $89,500.00. .-| and fishing pier. 2 BR/1
1/2 BA, garden tub in
S. upstairs bath., sunken
Sden, dining room,
S- kitchen, deck & balcony. Furnished & equipped.
n g a l $200,000.00.. REDUCED $195,000.00.


TRADEWINDS Luxury townhouses with gult view. 3
BR/3 1/2 BA, with approx. 1700 sq. ft. plus garage
and balcony, most appliances, metal roof, sprinkler
system, landscaping and more. Hwy. 98 and South
31st Street, Mexico Beach. Inside units $269,000.00.

302 HATLEY DR., MEXICO BEACH Home will hove
3 BR/2 BA with approx. 1367 sq. ft. living plus 1
car garage. Many nice amenities. Plans in office.
$153,900: NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION


108 C SOUTH 40TH STREET MEXICO BEACH
Beachside large 1 BR plus bonus room in triplex.
Completely furnished & equipped and well maintained.
Must Seel $150,000.00.


GUtF FRONT CONDO Caimel Villa 44 C,." 6 R 2
BA unit completely furnished & equipped. Fantastic view
of Beach & sunsets from covered deck. Good rental histo-
ry. No condo fees!l 109 S. 28th Street, Mexico Beach.
$275,000.00. each






NEW USTINGS PARADISE PALMS NOW UNDER
CONSTRUCTION Luxury four level townhomes over-
looking the gulf. 3 BR/3 1/2 BA with approx 2300 sq.
ft. heated & cooled living area:plus decks, screened
porch, underneath parking, storage & private entry.
Beautiful amenities & upgrades. Ask to see an impres-
siye list & plans. Hwy. 98 & Corner 26th Street -
Beach side Mexico Beach. $325,000.00.


BEA IlFL GULF VIEW a-I.,,.i re. 3 Ef : -B hT.e
plus bonus room or possibly 4BR with bath, landscaped
yard, screened porch with deck, garage, short walk to
the beach. REALTOR/OWNER 8880 LIGHTHOUSE
AVE. BEACON HILL $234,900








111-C S. 41ST STREET "SHORE THING" BEACH SIDE
TOWNHOUSE Nice 1 BR/IBA with gulf View. Furnished
and equipped. Well maintained. $129,900.00.
: 403 LA SIESTA DR. MEX-
ICO BEACH' Nice new
all-,rdable 3 BR/2 BA
S -o'ne. Very attractive
I Je.cgn with vinyl siding.
Sca'et/ceramic tile, stove,
S& refrig included.
S' UST SEEI $134,900.00.


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Take a Photo Journey

of Torreya State Park


"A Pictorial Tour of Torreya.
State Park" is this month's
campfire program to be held at
7:00 p.m. Saturday, December
28. ET in the picnic pavilion at the
park.
Through their awe-inspiring
photographs, Pam and Bill
Anderson of Bristol will take
visitors on a virtual tour of the
park. To experience the full
beauty of the park one must hike
thel trails, and in different
seasons. This can be difficult, if
not impossible, for people with
mobility impairments. And for
people short on time to hike the
park's 15 miles, this program will
provide immediate gratification.
Bill is an accomplished
nature photographer, 'noted
especially for his artistic wild-
flower compositions. Pam is a
horticulturist and amateur
botanist with a special interest in
rare native plants. Together, they
comb the Florida Panhandle
documenting wildflowers with
camera gear and botanical
journal.
The Andersons moved to
Liberty County about 12 years ago
after visiting and falling in love
with Torreya State Park in the
early 1980s.' They are active
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It's time,to get all spruced up for son
service suited you well this year, ar

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Torreya State Park, The Nature
Conservancy, and the Florida
Native Plant Society.
This talk is the third in a
winter series of Saturday campfire
programs offered free of charge by
the Friends of Torreya State Park,
Inc., the park's citizen support
organization. Campfire programs
are open to the public. Visitors
should dress warmly.
Torreya State Park is located
west off State Road 12 on County
Road 1641, 13 miles'north of
Bristol in Liberty County.
Entrance fee is $2.00 per carload.
Call (800) 326-3521 for
camping reservations, (850) 643-
2674 for park information, and
(850) 643-2583 for volunteer
information.

Tyndall Commissary
Holiday Hours
The Tyndall Commissary will
be open for holiday grocery
shopping Monday, December 23
and until 4 p.m. Tuesday,
December 24th. The commissary
will be closed Christmas Day and
Wednesday and Thursday,
January I arid 2.
Say yo Saw It I T7h Star


Bill and Pam Anderson will host a pictorial tour of Torreya State Park


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Call Us Before You Buy One.
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LAURA RAMSEY, CINDY WARD
HANNON
INSURANCE AGENCY
Phone (850) 227-1133


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Toll Free: (800) 451-2349


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Located at St. Joe Beach and surrounded
by the St. Joe Company's proposed
Windmark development, Sunset Village
will set the standard for upscale, yet
affordable, beach living.

Amenities include:
Pool, Landscaped Entrance, Accented with Brick Pavers, Ribbon
Curbing, Paved Streets, Conservation Areas, Ponds, Central Water and
Sewer, Across from Proposed Beach Access, Federal Flood Insurance,
Underground Utilities, New Orleans Style Street Lighting, Bath House,
Gazebo with. Grill, Children's Playground, Covenants and Restrictions,
Homeowners Association, Architectural Control Committee.

Lots will be released in phases similar to
Windmark Beach and will be limited to a
first come, first served basis:

The first release will be as follows:

(6) lots starting at $ 129,900.
Lots 24, 25, 27, 29, 30, 41

(3) lots starting at $149,900.
Lots 53, 84, 49

(3) lots starting at $199,900.
Lots 90, 75, 68

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Gulf Coast Realty, Inc.


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Port St. Joe Kiwanis Club members and the Keyettes from Port St. Joe High School worked togeth-
er to prepare Christmas baskets for community members.


Kiwanis and Keyettes Prepare &

Distribute Christmas Food Baskets
On Thursday of this past Keyettes from Port St. Joe High community. The club meets
week, Kiwanis Club members School who participated in this weekly every Tuesday at noon in
gathered to assemble and project. the cafeteria at Gulf Pines
distribute well-fliled Christmas The Kiwanis of Port St. Joe, Hospital in Port St. Joe. Guests
food baskets to a dozen families in through its fundraising and are always welcome. If you have
need from the Port St. Joe area. community service efforts, any questions regarding the Club,
Pictured m the photograph are focuses on helping to meet the please contact Keith Jones.
the Kjwanis members and needs of children in this Kiwanis Treasurer, at 229-9493.
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' Automatic Greenbelt
renewals are a thing of the past,
thanks to a change in the Florida
Statutes enacted by the 2002
Florida Legislature. In previous
years. some counties allowed
such automatic renewals..
. Owners of property currently
classified as agricultural will have
to affirmatively declare to their
county property appraiser that


the ownership and use of the land
has not changed. If they fail to do
that. they can lose the agncul-
tural classification.
Property owners in the
affected counties must treat the
notice they receive from their
property appraisers differently
this year-you will need to certify
that ownership or land use has
not changed or risk losing your
agricultural land classification.


"Real Estate
Answers to Real Estate questions '
From your local Century 21 agents.
AVOIDING A BAD INVESTMENT IS EASIER THAN YOU MIGHT THINK
By Carol Bell ,
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repulai.on and -ho." e -.-ork .: guar.anied Ncur pLirch-.:e lhc5ld bCe c r.ringer.i .-,' ihe r- ulli of ihe ',--:pE:'
I.ar, '.our realror c:an help -rou roke all hi hoFap.Fe rhereb, r..duj.:ig ..' ':k ro ihe 'ar.i:h.nig poanl
3BR/2BA Brick home with screened
in porch overlooking pool Nice
large yard 165'x180'. Centrally
located near schools, church, gym,
and not far to downtown.
S" ASK FOR CAROL BELL
ST. JOE BAY OFFICE 2010 Hwy. C-30
Toll Free: k800) 451-2349* Phone: (850) 227-9600
S' WEB SITE:-.C21GulfCoastRealty.com
2.'1 E-MAIL ADDRESS: Sales@C21GulfCoastRealty.com
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Holiday DUI
Enforcement
Law enforcement agencies
across Flonda are mobilizing to
arrest impaired drivers and save
lives during the Christmas and
New Year's holidays.
The theme for the mobiliza-
tion is You Drink and Drive, You
Lose. The campaign runs from
December 20 to January 5. Law
enforcement agencies are plan-
ning DUI checkpoints and
saturation patrols, and they are
scheduling more officers to work
evening shifts as part ,of.the effort
.to .identify .and arrest impaired
"'dnvers.
In addition to the increased
enforcement efforts, public aware-
ness activities are being planned
in some communities, and public
service announcements have been
distributed statewide. The overall
goal is to reduce the number of
alcohol-related traffic fatalities
and injuries durinng the holidays
compared to last year.
There were 24 alcohol-related
traffic deaths in Flonda dunng
the Christmas and New Year's
holidays in 2001. Another 583
people were injured in alcohol-
related crashes.
The Florida mobilization is
part of a national campaign to
reduce alcohol-related crashes
during the holidays.
For the deal of your life,
see me!








JAMES C. "BO" BRAY
Sales Representative
TOMMY THOMAS
CHEVROLET
(850) 785-5221
TOLL FREE
1-800-342-7131
2251 W. 23rd Street
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA 32405


Frequent Hand'Washing
Can Prevent Spread of
Infectious Disease
Many germs are spread from
daily contact and activities
including hands-on contact with
friends, shaking hands. petting
animals, using public items such.
as telephones. or computers at
work or at school, and preparing
dinner for the family, to name a
few. The infections .that are
-spread cause colds and in more
serious .cases hepatitis A, menin-
gitis, infectious diarrhea and also
,oodborne viruses such as
salmonella.
Washing the hands regularly .
can prevent an unnecessary' trip
to the doctor It can also prevent
time missed from school or \work.
When should the hands be
washed? After handling an
animal: before. during and after
preparing food; after using the
bathroom: more often when
someone in the house is sick: and
before eating.
The appropriate wa to %.ash
the hands: First. wet the hands
, and apply liquid or clean bar
soap. Place the bar soap on a rack
and allowit to drain. Next rub
your hands %-gorously together
and scrub all surfaces. Continue
for 10-15 seconds or about the
length of a little tune. it is the
' soap combined with the
scrubbing action that helps
dislodge and remove germs.


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All.Time Holiday Favorites


him, Kevin gets his just rewards.
"National Lampoon's Christmas
Vacation" Family disfunction at its
best! Clark Griswald leads his closest
relatives through wild antics, including
a Christmas light display to put
Rockefeller Center to shame, super-
speed sled ride, animal mishaps and
more amidst the backdrop of a heart-
warming holiday tale.
"The Nightmare Before
Christmas" Is it Halloween or
Christmas? In this Tim Burton animated
flick spooky creatures decide to do their
own version of Christmas. A clever plot
keeps this one on the top of the list.
"Rudolph the Red Nosed
Reindeer" For anyone who's ever
felt like a "misfit," this animated
movie is still a favorite even after its
umpteenth time being aired on TV.
"Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Who
Stole Christmas," Even after Jim
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feature, the original animated version
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Enjoying the Season.
This herd of deer is part of the display of a 16th Street home in
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On the occasion of our Saviour's birth,
We join you in praying for peace on earth;
And send this message of goodwill your way,
As together we celebrate Christmas Day.

Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
Jerry W. Barnes, Chairman


Carmen L. McLemore, District 1
Carl W. Fox, District 3


Billy E. Traylor, District 2
Nathan Peters, Jr., District 4


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Playing with 'our ctildre ,
cooking dinner for our families,,
entertaining (friends-we're all
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normalcy in our daily routine,
Family-style' dinners are a won-
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drawing yyo.ur I\ erd -or,1 near:
Start from the ground up: I
give your table an inexpensive lift
with new textiles. Choose from
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mats. Table runners add a splash
of color and texture to your table,
allowing you to create a whole
new look. With the holidays just
around the corner, try a4 beaded
runner to create a festive feel.
Placemats are also always great,
option; different shapes and tex-'
tures will give an instant change.
Rattan or barnboo will withstand
all spills-even from your little
ones! Add a fun napkin ring, and
you're ready for the plates.
Your pliltes should be func-
tional, Sil'e aJid above all, they,
should ri1- ell the degree of for-
mality or fun you want to hae
Besides, you don't have to use
grandmother's china to set a
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have to worry about breaking a
few pieces. Casual designs allow,
you to purchase several sets to
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.with the jrnily feel spqi al.
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centerpiece. Always use a candle-
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away to protect your table. Every
piece on your table should work
together to create a mood: fun or
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For many people, one of the holiday
traditions they eagerly await is gather-
ing around the television to watch clas-
sic and new holiday programming.
From Claymationr' movies from
your youth to modern-day sitcoms
with a holiday storyline, December is
filled with tantalizing shows all in
honor of the holidays. Before you pop
the corn, pour the egg nog and hop into
comfortable clothing, check out this
list of popular holiday shows that illus-
trate the true meaning of the season:
"A Christmas Story" This all-
time classic about Ralphie; a boy who
dreams of receiving a Red Rider BB
gun for Christmas, remains by far, one
of the favorites for the holiday. And
Who could forget Ralphie's dad bat-
tling the blasted furnace and staring
googly-eyed at a scantily clad lamp!
"Home Alone" Macauly
Caulkin scores big brpwnie points for
his portrayal of Kevin, the child who
gets left behind at home when his fam-
ily departs for a holiday vacation. When
two bumbling burglars try to outsmart










PAGE 8B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 26. 2002

Perfect Potluck Party Food


Tortilla chips.
In large skillet, cook and stir turkey,
taco seasoning mix and water over
medium heat for 5 minutes or until
turkey is no longer pink. In 2-cup
glass measure, stir together gravy
mix and milk; add to cooked turkey
mixture. Cook and stir until thick-
ened. Pour into 13x9x2-inch
microwave-safe baking dish coated
mixture. Cover tightly with plastic
wrap; refrigerate. Stir together sour
-cra r i fia.trt Transfer to small


dish and cover tightly; refrigerate.
At serving time, microwave dip
(covered with plastic wrap) on High
for 5 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Uncover; sprinkle cheese on top.
Cover loosely and microwave on
High 1 to '2 minutes more or until
cheese is melted. Spoon cilantro
sauce on top of cheese or into.center
decorative serving dish. Garnish with
chopped red and green bell pepper, if
'desired. Serve with tortilla chips.
Makes 16 appetizer servings.


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Make this 'dip the night before it's needed, then "zap" it jist before


serving at your gathering.
Amid the excitement of the
Christmas.. season, our hearts are
warmed by family, friends and co-
workers at wintertime gatherings.
What will you take to this year's
holiday office potluck or family
gathering? When you need an
appetizer that will travel, ~ ell.
make Spicy Southwestern Dip.
With its. bold flavors and varied
textures, it's a festive hot appetizer
that will start any party off on the
right note.
The culinary professionals at
Pioneer Brand de\ eloped this
recipe, with busy people in mind.'
This quick-to-fix layered south-
western dip can be put together the
night before your. gathering. Start
with lean ground turkey. seasofied
with taco spices and brown gravy
mix; top with Mexican-style corn,
black beans and salsa. Co% er tightly'
and refrigerate. A few, minutes;
before you're ready to serve,
microwave the dip until.it's hot and
bubbly. Add Cheddar .cheese and
microwave until cheese,is melted.
Garnish the hot dip with a creamy
cilantro sauce and chopped red and


green bell.peppers. Serve with
.tilla chips.
For an attractive serving i
place a, microwave-safe holi
themed container in the center
13x9-inch baking dish. Layer
ingredients around the small
After heating the dip, spoon
cilantro. sauce in the center o
dish.
Spicy Southwestern Dip
1 lb. extra-lean ground turkey
1 package (1 1/4 oz i taco
seasoning mix
1/2 cup water,
1 package (1.61 oz.) Pioneer Br
Gravy Mix iRegular or No-Fa
1 cup mik ,
1 can Ill or 15oz.) corn with re
and green bell peppers, drain
1 can (15 oz.) black beans,.
rinsed and drained '
I1 cup Mexican-style salsa (mild
medium or hoti. drained
Cilantro Sauce:
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cila
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


Gulf Coast Community
College, Small Business Develop,
ment'Center has announced the
r' ,following schedule of classes
beginning in January: i
tor Steps to Starting a Small
Business: fee $15; Tuesday,
January .14 at Lynn Haven-Bay
idea, County Small Business Incubator
day- from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
of a Business Plan I & II; fee $30;
r the Thursday, January 16 & 30 at
dish. Lynn Haven-Bay County Small
l the Business incubator from, 1:30
f the p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
'Web Site Design; fee. $30;
Tuesday, January 2.1 at. Lynn
Haven-Bay County Small Busi-
S ness Incubator from 9:00 a.m. 'to
12:00 p.m.
MS Word 2002 for Business
Users; fee $30: Thursday,
January 16 at Lynn" Haven-Bay
own County Small Business Incubator
own from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
S) MS Excel for Business Users:
S fee $30; Thursday. January 23 at
d Lynn, Haven-Bay County Small.
d Business. Inciubator from 1:00
p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Quickbooks; fee $99;
I Saturday. January 18 & 25 at .
Lynn Haven-Bay County Small .
Business Incubator; 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m.
antro IRS Small Business Tax
(8oz. Workshop; fee $15; Thursday,
January 16 at Panama City-
GbCC'Rm. 242 from 1:00 p.m. to
4:00 p.m.
,Payroll & Employment Taxes;
fee: $15; Tuesday, January 21 at
Panama City-GCCC Rm 242 from
S600 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. -
.-.... Scholarships are available lor
eligible veterans who qua]l1'rl
under cooperative agreement with'-
U.S. Small Business Adrrunistra-
tipon, University of West Flonda.
and Gulf Coast Community
College. Reservations may be
All ,SBDC services are
provided on a non-discrminatory
basis. Reasonable 'arrangements
for persons with disabilities will
: be made, given' sufficient prior
notice.
GCCC SBDC is a member of
the Florida Small Business
Development Ceriter network. It
offers. free counseling and
* assistance to. prospective and ,,
S existing small business owners in
.Bay, Gulf. Jackson, WVashington.
Holmes and Calhoun counties.


made by contacting Gulf Coast
Community College, Lifelong
Learning Department, 5230 U.S.
Hwy 98, Panama City, FL 32401.
For more information call GCCC
Lifelong Learning at 872-3823 or
check the website at http://www.
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Russell Scholz
(850) 229-8211


PANHANDLE BEACON
209-211 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
(850) 227-1278 (850) 229-8997
www.Panhandlebeacon.com

Military Retiree Tax
Form Information
The 2002 1099R tax forms for
all Department of Defense military
retirees and annuitants will be
mailed by Jan. 15 to the home
addresses on file with the Defense
Finance and Accounting Service.
Retirees and annuitants who do
not receive their 1099R forms by
Jan. 31 should call (800) 321-


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

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

1080 or (216) 522-5955..
Customer service representa-
tives are available 7 a.m.-7:30
p.m. Monday Friday.
Gospel Sing 28th
New Vision Church of God will
host a gospel sing with the
Sanders Family at 6 p.m. CST
December 28th.
The church is located at 109
Bay Avenue in Wewahitchka.


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Franklin County's Children And Families..
Coastal Foot andAnkle Clinic is located
at 16th Street and Highway 98 in Apalachicola .
(850) 653-8600


A Christmas Wi
FO .. You


We're hoping that your season briun
Lots of glad tidings and beautiful thi
The warmth of family,
The blessing of friends,.
Plus peace and joy
That never ends.
"May all your hbpes and dreams come
That's our Christmas wish for yon

Sincerely,
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First Baptist in Port St. Joe
will, host Anthony Burger in
concert oni Sunday, January 5,
2003, at 7 p.m..ET. .
Anthony was nominated for
The Dove Award in 1996 and
1997, and received the Southern
Gospel Music Association's
Musician of the Year Award in'
,1998, 1999 and 2000., He
performed at. the White House: for
'President Jimmy Carter in 1979:


HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME
247 N. Tyndall Parkway
Callaway
(850)785-1316

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


and in the Billy Graham Crusade
in 1994, 1999 and 2000. .
He currently appears as guest
artist and pianist for the .Gaither
Vocal Band and Bill Gaither
Homecoming concerts.
Anthony is a man of, few'
words but through his music. he
shares the grand story: of God's
Grace, bringing adoration and
praise to Jesus Christ our Lord.
A love offenng will be taken.


"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
Ro'man-is 16:16 .
The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hwvy. 71 South, WVewahitchka
(1 :/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road) ,
S: (850) 639-5401
Sunday Bible Study .. ... .... .... 9:00 a.m. CT.
Sunday Worship . 10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday Bible Study ... . 7:Q00 p.m. CT


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
,-. : 311 Columbus St. St.Joe Beach, FL 32456
I' A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
ij L- SUNDAY: General Assembly 9:45,a.m *. Bible ud;, all ages 10 a.m:.
S, ,.Morrini Worship 11 a.m..* E enini W:A.rhip 6 p.m .
WEDiNESDAY: Cioitr Practice 6 p.m., Pra.,er Meeting & YouthGroup 7 p;m.
"0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man,that trusteth in Him."
Pca.ie accept this iniritation tr i join us.in worship. God bless.you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725



CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


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9.


singing: Worship:
i.m. Sunday 9:30 a.mn. Sunday
Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Pont St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street-& Marvi'n Avenue


SFirst United Methodist Church
of Mexico Beach
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services:
Traditional ....... 9 .a.m., CT
Traditional ...................:. ........ ....................; 9:0o a.m ., CT
Contemporary ................................ 11 00 a.m CT
Open Hearts. Open minds. Open doors.
The people of Mexico Bdach United Methodist Church
Re, Ted Lo,,elace. Pastor NuasiRe PROVIODO Church'Office 648-8820

TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN

SST. 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
w \w.Stia\mesepiscopalAchurch.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. Joe
(850) 227-1278 (850) 229-8997
www.StarFL.comr


Got News?

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


At 7p.m. (ET) 1

on Sunday,. ...

January 5th,
First Baptist ii i

Church of

Port St. Joe

welcomes 7.-

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IN C()ONCR'-SIJNI)AY!S

WL FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
S'.s ". Sixteenth Street a
Sunday Worship .......10 a.m., h Se, /
Fellowship Time . 10:45 a.m. Q "<
Adult School .... .11 a.m. /
*Sunday School '
*Young Children .,. 1.
Pastor Rev.J. Reid Cameron', Highway 71/ Cecil Costin Sr. Blvd.


First Baptist Ciurch


102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Brent Vickery, Pastor
lBuddic Coawel Benjamin Roberts
irir, .:.t Alu:;,.: & Education Minister to Students
Sunday School . .... . 9:45 am.
Worship Service ... ..... 11:00 am
Disciple Training . . . 6:00 pm
Evening Worship . .... 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ... ."6:30 pm


"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"

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

FAITH BIBLE,
CHURCH
801 20tot Street Port St.Joe 229-6707
": Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor
Sunday School ........................ 0:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Service .................... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service .................... 6:00 p.m.


Constitution and Monument
SPort St. Joe

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH


Sunday School .... ...... 9:45 a.m.
-Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.


(850) 227-1724
Rev. Jesse Evans Robe
PASTOR C


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


:rt E. Downs, Jr.
Choir Director


Diana Sealey
Touth & Children's Director )


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


Join us /7 t OrsI//i. .
10:30 Sunday Morning *
7:00 Wednesday Evening Apalachicola....
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our website at: familylifechurch.net
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe *


lwy. 98
4 m... Panama City
Hwy. Reid Ave.
71 Family Life Church
V Wewahilchka
229-LIFE (5433)


The Potter's House.m
S"Where broken Vessels Are Made New"
636 Second Street* Post Office Box 631 Wewohitchka, FL 32465
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Sunday 10:00 AM ..................... Bible Study
Sunday 11:00 AM .................. Worship Service
Wednesday 7 PM ............ .. Bible Study
Rodney G. Leaman, Pastor
(850) 639-4588 Wewarev@aol.com
Broken Spirits, Hearts & Lives CAN be mendedi


Gds.
lov

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hihe


Discover God's Love!
Everyone welcome
Loug Avenue A
BAPTIST 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 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship. 11:QO-a.m.
NO FRILLS! NO FADS! NO GIMMICKS! Evening Service 7:00 p,m.
JUST LETTINGGOD 00 CHURCHHISW Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m.
JUST LETTING GOD CHURCH HIS W Wednesday Prayer 7:00 p.m.


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


"A Port of Victory"

SFirst Church of the Nazarene
2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ..... ... ...... 0 o.m. G.ve unto tre Lord rhe glory
Sunday Morning Worship ............ I a.m. due H,s name. worship the
Sunday Evening Worship ... ....... 6 p m Lord in the beauty o holiness.
Wednesday Evening Service .. ... 7 p.m. F'5 ii r, 29 2


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Anthony Burger in


Concert at 1st Baptist
















THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 26. 2002


PUBLIC NOTICES


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 17, 2002, SPECIAL MEETING
FINAL PUBLIC HEARING/2002-2003 TENTATIVE BUDGET
Peters presented the proposed budget, reduc-
tions for consideration:
10) County Planning: Professional Services
#27015-00000 $18.000.00
Peters motioned to approve, and Barnes sec-
onded the motion for discussion. After discussion by
Butler. Peters amended his motion to approve reduc-
tion of this line item in the amount of $10,000.00.
The amended motion died for lack of a second.
11) South Gulf County E.S.U.: New Equipment
#39226-64000 $ 1,000.00; Debt Service #39226-
70000 8 1.000.00
Peters motioned to approve, and the motion
died for lack of a second.
12) County Health Dept.: Aid to Government
Agency #42562-81000 $11.308.00
Peters motioned to approve. Barnes seconded
and it passed unanimously.
13) Public Works: Vacation: Sell Back to Coun-
ty #42834-12002 $ 6,000.00; Maint. of Minor Struc-
tures. Bldgs. & Grds. #42834-46600 $ 3.500.00
Peters motioned to 'approve, and Traylor sec-
onded the motion for discussion. After discussion.
the motion failed 4 to 1. with Peters voting yes.
14) Gulf County E.M.S.: Vacation: Sell Back to
County #51626-12002 $ 2.700.00; Repair & Mainte-
nance: Equipment #51626-46200 $ 5.000.00
Peters motioned to approve. and the motion
died for lack ofia second.
15) Wewahitchka E.M.S.: New Equipment
451526-64000 $ 5,000.00
Peters motioned to approve, and the motion
died for lack of a second.
16) Parks & Recreation: Repair & Mainte-
nance: Bldgs. & Grds. #57172-46100 $ 2,000.00
Peters motioned to approve. McLemore passed
the Chair and seconded. The motion passed unani-
mously, and -Barnes returned the Chair to
McLemore.
17) Extension Service: Promotional Awards &
Scholarships #63237-48000 $ 3.000.00: Equipment
#63237-64000 $ 2,000.00
Peters motioned to approve. McLemore passed
the Chair and seconded. After discussion, .the
motion passed 3 to 2. with Fox and Traylor voting
no. Barnes returned the Chair to McLemore.
18) Law Enforcement #F3121-00000 $
7,000.00; Detention & Corrections #31123-00000 $.
3.000.00
Peters motioned to approve, and Barnes sec-
onded the motion for discussion. After discussion by
Sheriff McKeithen and the Board. the motion passed
unanimously.
19) Special Projects $50,000.00
Peters motioned to approve and the motion
died for lack of a second..Traylor then motioned to
reduce Special Projects by $25,000.00, and Peters
seconded. The motion failed 3 to 2. with Peters and
Traylor voting yes..
20) Reserves: Reserve for Contingencies (Rais-
es) #99984-95000 $46,000.00 '
Peters motioned to approve, and Barnes sec-
onded the motion for 'discussion. After discussion,
the motion failed 3 to 2. with Barnes and Peters vot-
ing yes.
21) Road Dept. #41'041 $65,000.00
I Peters motioned to approve. and Barnes sec-
onded the motion for discussion. After discussion.
the motion failed 3 to 2, with McLemore and Peters
voting yes.
Norris reported the reductions made come to a
total of $43,308.00.
PROPERTY .FPPAliEP I.'-n21 131
.Fox motlor.ei t- redlu.- t'iri budget by
$30,000.00., McLemore passed the Chair and sec-
onded. The motion then failed 3 to 2, with Fox and
McLemore voting yes. Barnes returned the Chair.
TAX COLLECTOR (#22213)
Fox motioned to reduce this budget by
$30,000.00. McLemore passed the Chair and sec-
onded the motion. The motion then failed 3 to 2. with
Fox and McLemtore voting yes. Barnes returned the
Chair..-
COUNTY DEVELOPMENT (#271521)
Fox motioned to reduce Other Current
Charges & Obligations:E.D.C. (#49000) by'
$10,000.00. and Peters seconded the motion. The
motion passed 3 to 2, with Barnes and Traylor vot-
ing no.
Fox motioned to-reduce Professional Services
Publicity. Gulf County .Chamber (#31000) by
$20,000.00, and Peters seconded the motion. The
motion passed 3 to 2. with Barnes and Traylor vot-
ing no.
SHERIFF (#F3121/#31123)
McLemore passed the Chair and motioned to
reduce the Sheriffs budget by $50,000.00; Fox sec-
onded the motion. Following discussion, 'l.e r..L-. t'.
failed 3 to 2. with Fox and McLemore ou'c.i .
'Barnes returned the Chair. '
COUNTY DEVELOPMENT (#27152)
The Gulf County Chamber (#31000), budget .
reduced to $2.500.00, 'Traylor motioned to add
$20,000.00 back to this budget. Barnes seconded ,
the motion for discussion, and It passed 4 to I.-'with
Fox voting no.
Norris reported 'the reductions which have
been made come to a'total of $58.308.00.
Traylor discussed that Gulf has the third low-
est mllIage rate of the 23 surrounding small coun-
ties. '
PUBLIC COMMENT
Appearing to discuss fixed incomes and/or the
need to lower the mlllage rate (due to a large Increase,
In property taxable value): Mary Trutell;. Sally Mal-
one; R,: -- h .. J '1'Oil' '
Eulki repor.,- ItI.t Gulf iL-,ur, .: :n 1 Lthe
"Additional i- i,.,t.e :.l E ,er.tiir:,n' p, :.h.:t in. :ll':i
for those vho are eltigole iSlt e.'. 1l.I Pi'ugi.anr.
2002-2003 TENTATIVE BUDGET
Pet:r.i n,.:-l.,-red lo re-5u:e t lh budget b., I 3
of a mill (red .. ,,luia re .. -it.irn ll, pre.,'-lted'l iAnd
Barnes se.:m:.i.a. t.d -iE n rl,.-.r i.:.r im '.:ui''iolr. F.., lei
the meeti-,ga .t i10 p rn t.leitr.:er, : tre &a:-tB then.
discussed, the proposed budget. Fox returned to the
meeting at 6:11 p.m. The motion then failed 3 to 2.
with Barnes and Peters voting yes.' '
Recess at 6:14 p.m., E.D.T.: Reconvened'-at.
6:37 p.m., E.D.T.
2002-2003 TENTATIVE BUDGET
Birminghanm reported that. based on the
reductions made tihe new tentative County-Wide
village ; rate Is 6.5190 (4.7880-General
'Fund/i1.7303-Fine & Forfeiture Fund).
COUNTY DEVELOPMENT (#27152),
Traylor motioned to add $10.000.00 back to
the E.D.C. (#49000) budget, arid Barnes seconded
the motion. After discussion, the motion passed 3 to'
2, with Fox and Peters.voting no.
PUBLIC COMMENT .
Marilyn Blackwell appeared to request they
discontinue having Special Projects Funds'
($125.000.00 decrease In the proposed budget).
Recess at 6:43 p.m..' E.D.T.
Reconvened at 6:48 p.m.. E.D.T. (Traylor was
not present)
2002-2003 COUNTY-WIDE MILLAGE RATE /
RESOLUTION
Birmingham reported that, based on the
reductions made the new tentative County-Wide
village rate Is. 6.5286 (4.7983-General
Fund/1.7303-Firie & Forfeiture Fund).
Fox motioned to adopt the resolution approv-
ing the County-wide village rate. and Barnes sec-
onded the moton. 'The motion passed 3 to 1. with
Peters voting no.
RESOLUTION ADOPTING VILLAGE LEVY.
NO. 2002-28 (on file)
2002-2003 COUNTY-WIDE BUDGET / RESOLUTION
Fox motioned to adopt the resolution approv-
Ing the County-Wide budget. and Barnes seconded
the motion. The motion passed 3 to I. with Peters
voting no. RESOLUTION ADOPTING BUDGET NO.
2002-29 (on file)
2002-2003 FIRE DISTRICTS' MILLAGE RATES
/ RESOLUTION
Motion by Fox, second by Barnes. and unani-
mous (4-0) vote. the Board adopted the resolution
approving the nlllage rates for the dependent fire
control districts: RESOLUTION ADOPTING MILLAGE
LEVY NO. 2002-30 (on file)
2002-2003 FIRE DISTRICTS' BUDGETS/RESOLUTION
Motion by Fox, second by Barnes. and uNtani-
mous (4-0)vote. the Board adopted the resolution
approving the budgets for the dependent fire control
districts: RESOLUTION ADOPTING BUDGET NO.
2002-31 (on file)
Adjourned at 6:51 p.m.. E.D.T.
CARMEN L. MCLEMORE; CHMN
ATTEST: DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM. CLERK
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 24, 2002 PUBLIC HEARING
The Gulf County Board of County CoCmm. met
In special session with the following members pre-
sent: Chmn Carmen L. McLemore, Vice Chon Jerry
,W. Barnes. and Comms Carl W. Fox and Nathan
Peters. Jr. .
Others present were: County Attorney Timo-
thy McFarland. Deputy Clerk Towan Koplnsky.
Building Official Michael L. Hammond. Maintenance
Supt. Steve Mork. T.D.C. Coordinator Paula Pickett.
and Water Dept. Supervisor/Public Works Director
Gerald Shearer.
McLemore called the meeting to order at 5:30
p.m.. E.D.T.
(T.E.F.R.A.I PUBLIC HEARING -HOUSING PROGRAM
Pursuant to advertisenrent to hold a T.E.F.R.A.
public hearing regarding a housing program for Gulf
County, Ralph Cellon. of Morgan Keegan & Compa-
ny. Inc.. appeared to discuss the 2003 Housing
Finance Authority of Bay County Single Family
Mortgage Revenue Bond Progran. Cellon reported
that the Interest rate will not be known until the


bonds are prepared In February or March. 2003.
There being no public comment. Barnes motioned to
adopt the following resolution authorizing the Bay
County Housing Finance Authority to operate a low-
Income. low-interest housing program for Gulf
County. Fox seconded the motion, and It passed 3 to
1, with Peters voting no (due to not knowing the
Interest rate). Cellon reported that the Bay County
Housing Finance Authority rates for 2002 are 6.06%.
RESOLUTION NO. 2002-32 (on file)
Adjourn at 5:35 p.m., E.D.T.
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 24. 2002 PUBLIC HEARING
The Gulf County Board of County Comm. met


in special session with the following members pre-
sent: Chmn Carmen L. McLemore. Vice Chmn Jerry
W. Barnes, and Comm Billy E. Traylor, Carl W. Fox
and Nathan Peters, Jr.
Others present were: County Attorney Timo-
thy McFarland. Clerk Douglas C. Birmingham.
Deputy Clerk Towan Kopinsky. Chief Admin Don
Butler. Administrative Assistant Debbe Wlbberg.
Building Official Michael L. Hammond, Building
Inspector Brad Bailey. Code Enforcement Officer
Tony Varona, County Planner David Richardson,
Gulf County E.M.S. Director Shane McGuffin. Main-
tenance Supt. Steve Mork. Assistant Road Supt.
Loule Flowers. Solid Waste/Mosquito Control Direc-
tor Joe Danford. T.D.C. Coordinator Paula Pickett,
Veterans' Service Officer/S.H.I.P. Admin Bo
Williams. Water Dept. Supervisor/Public Works
Director Gerald Spearer. and Sheriffs Officer Capt.
Joe Nugent.
McLemore called the meeting to order at 5:55
p.m.. E.D.T.
PUBLIC HEARING-LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
BLOCK GRANT
Capt. Nugent discussed-application for the
2003 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant (approxi-
mately $11.000.00). stating that the advisory com-
mittee members (including himself) are County
Judge Fred Witten, Asst State Attorney Brian Hill.
Rev. Tim Bailey, and School Rep. Tim Wilder. After
discussion regarding proposed use of these funds if
awarded and, there being no public comment. Peters
motioned to approve application for this grant.
Barnes seconded the motion. and It passed unani-
mously.
Adjourned at 5:57 p.m., E.D.T.
CARMEN L. MCLEMORE' CHMN
ATTEST: DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM. CLERK
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 24, 2002 REGULAR MEETING
The Gulf County Board of County Comms met
this date In regular session with the following mem-
bers present: Chmn Carmen L. McLemore. Vice
Chmn Jerry W. Barnes, and Comms Billy E. Traylor,
Carl W. Fox and Nathan Peters; Jr.
Others .present were: County Attorney Timo-
thy McFarland, Clerk Douglas C. Birmingham,
.Deputy Clerk Towan Kopinsky, Chief Admin Don
Butler, Administrative Assistant Debbe Wibberg,
Building Official Michael L. Hammond. Building'
Inspector Brad Bailey, Code Enforcement Officer
Tony Varona, County Planner David Richardson,
Gulf County E.M.S. Dire.:tor Srane M.:ulTffin Ma .in
tenance Supt. Steve I:.1 A.', rA i-i.r ,ma Roal Supi. .
Loule Flowers, Solid Waste/Mosquito Control Direc-
tor Joe Danford, T.D.C. Coordinator Paula' Pickett. ,
Veterans' Service Offlcer/S.H.I.P. Admin Bo,
Williams. Water Dept. Supervisor/Public Works
Director Gerald Shearer, and Sheriffs Officer Capt.
Joe Nugent.
Capt. Nugent called the meeting to order at
6:00 p.m., E.D.T. Barnes opened the meeting with
prayer, and McLemore led the Pledge of Allegiance to
the Flag.
CONSENT AGENDA
Motion by Fox, second by Traylor, andunani-
mous vote. the Board approved the Consent Agerilda,
as follows:
1. Minutes-September 3, 2002-Budget Public
Hearing (2002-2003) September 9. 2002-Special
Budget tcina l 01-':10 -31 September 9. 2002-
Regular .ie.r.tirn g
2. Contract-Health Dept. (2002-2003)
3. Court Order-Payment to Attorney Jonathan
Dingus (#02-139-CF/#01-059-CF $1'069.55 to
be paid from Account #61021-31000) Payment to
James E. Hord. Ph.D. (#01-264-CF/#02-008-CF *
$187.50 to be paid from Account #6101.6-31002) -
Payment to Attorney S. Russell Scholz (#02-069-DP
$630.00 to be paid from Account #67070-3 1000)
4. Fee Schedules-Health Dept. (Health, Den-
tal, Environmental)
5. Inventory-Gulf County Sheriff (Transfer
1999 Dodge to Animal C-...n-.:.l Wewahitchka
E.M.S. (Junk #220-1241 / 5Ute-:.:iter)
6. Invoice-Bay Medical Center-H.C.R.A.
(#0213300208 $70.02 / #02135-00019 *
$5,105.17 to be paid from Account #51462-31500)
C. W. Roberts Contracting, Inc.-2001-2002 Road
Bond Paving ..
(#6 $331,865.64 to be paid from various
road paving Accounts) C. W. Roberts Contracting,
Inc.-Gulf County Shlpbullding\ Road (#4 *
$100,245.60 to be paid from Account #27555-
63000 Florida Sheriffs' Self-Insurance Fund-Addi-'
tional Member Coverage (#FSM-030056 $3,949.00
to be paid from Account #21111-45000) Attorney
J. Patrick Floyd-Smurfit-Stone (June & July, 2002 *,
$1,655.00 to be paid from Account #21111-31200)
Panama Court Reportihg Service (#487 08-21-02
$196.30 / #488 1.09-04-02 i.'03 ,.n .491 "r0.
I I .,J, t .00* O('. 02 5 I 3'i '. t be
pij lri:, *O ark.u- C aurt Repourter-line tears ) 'e-
ti.,e li-t, in: C.sl.ir, Park F.R:D.A.P. -t62322
$750.00 to be paid from Account 4 144 i 1000)
Preble-Rlsh. Inc.-Highland View Dr ,iriage io-lecl
(#62323 $4.250.00 to be paid from Account
#33583-310001 Fre.leF-REh In'-G 'ulf County,
Shipbuilding F'a. i -1'-.a' 0C4 o0t '. to be paid
from Account ".275.,-i.3I,-,":i) F'recle-Rish, Iric.-
2001-2002 Road Bond Paving (#62325 $14;507.29
to be paid from Account #41441-31000) Preble-
Rish. Inc.-Lake Grove Road Bridge C.I.G.P. (#62326
S$5,500.00 to be paid from Account #40741-
ati":'.1 Preble-Rish. Inc.-Dead Lakes Boat Ramp
.,'redgii-.g .6237 "$2,055.00 to be paid from
Account #43137-31000)
job. l ,:iri.: A\d, enru- for two (2) Laborer
Ir.: r ,- Ra a Depr Post a Job Vacancy.
11 ei. e al f t.l h iilc1 Po-tlrLor
Svt.ee ,Culf ,C.:,unr.t, north Florida-Child
'Development. Inc: (Wewahitchka Courthouse Lease)
9. Funding Request Form (2002-2003)
10. S.H.I.P:-Purchase Assistance-Wood
($11 ,615.00)
1. Special ProJ.,:L= F', ,ariiertr a 1:llo
Dist. 1 Dalkelth Fire LDept 0i 1 0 iij DLuie
Dandy-Road Dept. Dinner 1 i6. 'K jc.rri- D
Langston Scholarshil., Foundau,:,n ? 5.'000 Seo
Breeze BBQ-Road Dept. Dinner $ 271.25; (Account
#21111-46001)
I' Dist. 2 Dixie C.IDrd,..- rl. Crew Lunch $
r 'ii r-her Building Suppl, Overstreet Fire Dept.
i' u Fi'_-rr Buildinrg upply-Overstreet Fire
Dept. $ 34.39: (Account #21111-46002)
Dist. 3 Contract Connection-Playground Eq.-
White City Park 43 890 4; fAcceunt 521111 46003)
Dist. 5 Bz., -'tIe LJ-ibc. F' .IH5S Footbll Field
$ 23.88; Contract n'. ntr l.,,',. PI. v'e,.Journa E .1 .11i
St. Park $2,337 0`5 Little' T-.e F'.lh,roun.,r EE.
16th St. Park $3 7'"i5 f,-. ,t .lae Har.aLr -e.FtlhS
Football Fielid S 6t 7.5 Sr Joe Har..l are.PSJImS
Football Field $ 29.52; St. Joe, Hardware-PSJHS
Football Field $ 350.80; St.' Joe Hardware-PSJHS
Football Field $ 6.30: St. Joe Hardware-PSJHS Foot-
ball Field $ 3.27; St. Joe Hardware-PSJHS/MS Side-
walk $ 33.47: St. Joe Hardware-PSJHS/MS Side-
walk $ 37.29: (Account #21111-46005)' ..
12. Travel-Planning for the Futu're of the Flori-
,:l Pjmn',handle- onlm rence iF,'ana i'rI I 1 3 i:'.,2)
a." :LI" T'I 'a" .:t" ri,' ,fl Eh lisi'. c FLUr .1 ItF.r',IrritnS
Fureunt m E d 3,rtlem Ient at, i cholfi public
hearing to consider the following amendments to the
Gulf' County Comprehensive Plan, McFarland read
the. pubii.: hearing notice. Marilyn Blackwell
appeared to inquire about the Port Authority's Mas-
ter Plan (.e,-roadways, environmental issues, ship-
ping channel. etc.). McFarland reported that the Port
Authority would be the agency to hold a public hear-
ring regarding their master plan. After further dis-
cussion. Traylor motioned to approve these anrend-
ments. and Fox seconded the motion. Richardson
then reported thatthe purpose of this public hearing'
Is for permission to transmit these amendments to
the Dept. of Community Affairs for their review.
Proposed Text Changes to the Gulf County
Comprehenusive Plan Coastal Element as They Relate
to the Port of Port St. Joe Master Plan (on file)
PAY PLAN AND COMPENSATION STUDY
Upon presentation and discussion by Butler,
Fox motioned to adopt thc Pay Plan and Compensa-
tion Study prepared by Cody & Associates. Inc. Tray-
lor seconded the motion, and It passed 4 to 1I with
Peters voting no. '- Plan on File in'the Clerk's Office
2002-2003 PAY INCREASES
Butler presented a meniorandum recommend-
ing pay adjustmoents/raises for various non-bargain-
ing unit employees for 2002-2003. Traylor motioned
to approve the recommendations In the memoran-
dum (pay adjustments for some /no increase for the
remainder), and Fox seconded the motion for dis-
cussion. After discussion, Fox withdrew his second
and Traylor withdrew his motion. Traylor then
mnotoned'to approve the following pay adjustments
(according to the plan adopted above) ,and salary
increases for 2002-2003. Comm Fox seconded the
motion, and It passed unanimously.
Pay Adjustments: Water System Clerk Step 2;
Code Enforcement Officer Step 2; County Planner
Step 3: G.I.S. Director (20 hours/week) Step 2;
Inmate Work Crew Supt. Step 3; E.M./911 Secretary
Step I: E.M. Secretary Step 1: 4% Increases: Admin
E.M.S. Director; Asst. Road Supt. Road Dept. Shop
Foreman; Building Inspector Human
Resources/Risk Man.: Building Official Maintenance
Supt.: Chief Admin Public Works Director: County
Probation Officer Road Supt.: Emergency Manage-
ment Director Solt Waste Director; Emergdney
Management/911 Coord. Veterans' Service Officer
AWARD BID #0102-40 / LANDFILL TRACTOR
Upon recommendation by Butler, Traylor
motioned to award bid #0102-40 for the landfill trac-
tor to Thompson Tractor Company. Inc. (only bid-
der). In the amount of $186.012.00 less $22,000.00


for trade-in of the old tractor. Fox seconded the
motion. and It passed unanimously. Upon motion by
Barnes. second by Traylor. and unanimous vote, the
Board also agreed to accept the 5-year lease-pur-
chase option offered by Thompson Tractor. with the
trade-in being the down payment, and the first pay-
ment being due one year front date of delivery.
BID #0102-38/LAKEI GROVE ROAD BRIDGE REPAIR
Butler discussed the mandatory pre-bid meet-
ing held regarding the Lake Grove Road Bridge
Repair Project (Bid #0102-38). and requested that
the Board extend the date for receiving the bids to
September 27. 2002. Upon motion by Traylor. sec-
ond by Peters, and unanimous vote. the Board
approved this request.
PROPOSED AFFORDABLE HOUSING ORDINANCE
Butler presented a proposed affordable hous-


miNuTEs oF TxE BOARD OF COUNTY


The Gulf County Board of County Comms met t31 Joseph Bay Humane Boclety to Maintamn
this date in special session with the following.mem- 4. Change Order #2-Highland View Drainage
bers present: Chmn Carmen L. McLemore. Vice Project ($1,680.00 Increase)
Chmn Jerry W. Barnes, and Comms Billy E. Traylor. 5. Comprehensive Plan Modification-Recre-
Carl W. Fox. and Nathan Peters. Jr. ation & Open Space IT.D.C.)
Others present were: County Attorney TImno- 6. Court Order-Payment to Attorney Joel Mar-
thy McFarland, Clerk Douglas C. Birmingham, gules l#02-006-CJ 61.790.61 / #02-062-CJ *
Deputy Clerk Leanna Roberts. Deputy Clerk/Budget 8896.26 / #02-069-CJ $952.49 & $260.40 to be
& Finance Director Becky Norris. Chief Admin Don paid from Account #67070-31000) Payment to
Butler. Administrative Assistant Debbe Wlbberg. and Attorney J. Gordon Shuler (#01-472-MM $162.40
Code Enforcement Officer Tony Varona. #02-237-MM S166.24 to be paid from Account
Chmn McLemore called the meeting to order #72031- 31000)
at 4:58 p.m.. C.T. 7. Grant Acceptance-Byrne State & Local Law
SPECIAL PROJECTS PAYMENTS Enforcement ($41,210.00)
No one had Special Projects Payment requests. 8. Inventory-South Gulf County Fire Dept.
AWARD BID #0102-42 / T.D.C. VEHICLE (Ford Truck 591 to O.F.D.)
Barnes motioned to approve the bid award 9. Invoice-Bay Medical Center-H.C.R.A.
recommendation for a T.D.C. vehicle. and Traylor (#0217500260 $560.16 / #0217700016 *
seconded the motion for discussion. After discussion $3.646.55 to be paid from Account #51462-31500)
by Butler. the Board voted unanimously to award bid Big River Construction-Highland View Drainage
#0102-42, for a 2002 or newer vehicle for T. D. C.. to Project (Bid #0102-28 #2 $45,657.60 to be paid
Thomas Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep. In the from Account #33538-63000) County Attorney
amount of $24.900.00 (vehicle in stock). Timothy McFarland (September. 2002 $2,085.00


LI LJ UI D J kI' VF'1 M IIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE Circuit in a
14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN AND : ST. JOE, F
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GEN- est and bh
ERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION FRONT LC
ing ordinance (as requested by Peters) for the CASE NO: 99-0252 Courthouse
Board's consideration. After discussion, the Board FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK F/K/A Costin Sr.
tabled this ordinance for review and recommenda- FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK OF Florida, at
tion, by McFarland. Peters introduced Jamie Ross, of NORTH CAROLINA SUCCESSOR BY day of Jar
1000 Friends of Florida. who discussed affordable MERGER TO FIRST UNION NATIONAL described
housing programs. Ross stated that she will be avail- BANK OF FLORIDA Summary 1
able to assist the Attorney with preparation of an PLAINTIFF LOTS
affordable housing ordinance. VS. 68.
JAIL.ROOF / COURTHOUSE ROOF THERESA T. RICHARDSON A/K/A ALLS
Butler reported that the roof on the old section THERESA T. MCCARY: THE EIGH
of the jail is leaking, and recommended to advertise UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THERESA T. ENTY
to receive sealed bids for replacement of the roof. He RICHARDSON A/K/A THERESA T. SEVE
stated that there Is $25,000.00 budgeted In the MCCARY: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN TY-T
2002-03 budget, but he does not believe those funds MCCARYTIES CLAIMINY AND ALNG BY. THROUGH FOTY-T
will be adequate to cover the cost of this job. Peters PAUNDER ADN AGAING BY, THE HEREIN ACC
motioned to approve and Barnes seconded the NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) 'CIAL
motion. Butler reported that the Courthouse is sink- WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD PORT0
ing and will not support a new roof (would cost sev- OR ALIVE. WHETHER SAID ACCI
eral million dollars to penetrate concrete floor to UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN PLAT
install new roof). Upon inquiry by McLemore about UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN PLAREC
the new E.O.C., Butler reported that the building will INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIR. REBOO
be constructed on pilings, so there should be no CAIMANTS: TENANT #1; TENANT #2 THE
problem with it. The motion then passed 'unani- TENANT #3: AND TENANT #4. THE OF
mously. NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO FLOOR
PLANNING/BUILDING DEPOT. ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSES- Datec
Discussion by Butler and recommendation by SION 2002.
the Planning/Building Dept., (PBD), Barnes SiDEFENDANTS Dou
motioned to allow the purchase of a pickup truck for NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Cler
the PBD. through State Contract, in the amount of I J,.'l'T. I' HEREBY GIVEN pur- By:/
$24,122.00 ($783:00 increase over-the amount pre- suant to a Summary Final Judgment of Depl
viously approved by the Board). Traylor seconded Foreclosure dated December 3. 2002 IN ACCOR
the motion; and it passed unanimously. entered In Civil Case No. 99-0252 of CANS WITH
Discussion by Butler and recommendation by the Circuit Court of the 14TH Judicial sons with d
the PBD., Barnes motioned to award Bid #0102-30 Circuit in arid for GULF County, Port accommodate
for the Building Permit Software to Municipal Soft- St. Joe, Florida. I will sell to the high- COURT A
ware Solutions (low bidder), in the approximate est and best bidder for cash IN THE GULF Cou
amount of $11,000.00 (charges for travel and train- FRONT LOBBY at the GULF County 955-8771
ing time are variable). Traylor seconded the motion. Courthouse located at 1000 Cecil G. via Florida
and it passed unanimously. Costin, Sr. Blvd.. In Port St. Joe, Publish Dei
Discussion by Butler and recommendation by. Florida, at 11:00 am. EST on the 3rd
the: PBD,. Traylor motioned to allow the PBD. to day of January. 2003 the following IN THE C
advertise to receive sealed bids for a computer serv- described property as set forth In said FOURTEEiN
er. Fox seconded the motion, and It passed unani- Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: THE STA
mously. LOT SIX (6), IN BLOCK FO
COMMUNITY RATING'SYSTEM (C.RS.)/ FLOOD INSURANCE FORTY-TWO (42) OF
Richardson discussed the Community Rating PORT ST. JOE BEACH. CA
System Report progress, stating that F.E.M.A. UNIT, NUMBER WO 12). CITIFINANi
requires that the County present this to Insurance ACCORDING TO THE INC.,
Service Offices (I.S.O.). OFFICIAL PLAT THERE-
2002-2003 BUDGET OF ON FILE IN -THE vs.
Traylor discussed the 2002-03 budget adopted OFFICE OF THE CLERK LINDA PET
by the Board, stating that there was not an Increase OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, THE UNKN
in property taxes. Also that the Board has no control GULF COUNTY FLORIDA. PETERS: IF
over increases In property value, and he has received TOGETHER WITH A 1996 UNKNOWN
no calls in opposition to the County's new budget. TOGETHER WITH TON DOULEWIDE DANT(S) I
STUMPHOLE AREA / STORMS MOBILE HOME WITH DECEASED
Harvey Bruton. Maintenance Supervisor with. VIN'S H117358GL & UNKNOWN
the Florida Dept. of Transportation, discussed the H1173S8GR GRANTfES
.possibility.of getting approval from the Florida Dept. Dated this 3rd day of December, TORS LIE
of Environmental Protebtion to place a different 2002. Dated ths 3rd day of Dece ANDmber TOR I.IE
material (concrete rubble) In the Stumphdle area In Douglas C. Birminham, Clerk BY THI
a few days, otherwise the rocks that are currently in Douglas C. irmingiramClerk BYTHRENM
place must be special ordered (could take 3-6 'Clerk of the Circuit Court THE NAME
weeks).The Board agreed to submit a letter to FDOT By: /s/ T. Knox DOE, UNKN
Dist. Engineer Prescott' requesting their assistance IN ACDeputyRDANCE WITrk THE AMER- UNKNOWN
in this matter. N ACCORDANCE WITITHE AMERI-
2000-2001 ROAD BOND PAVING PROGRAM (#0102-13) CANSI WITH DISABILITIES ACT per- '
-Barnes discussed complaints regarding the sons with disabilities needing acspecal ,t N
paving project in the City of Port St. Joe (Long COURT ADMINISTRATION, at the suant to a
Avenue. Marvin Avenue, etc.) In relation to the dri- COURT ADMLF Conty CurtRATIouse at 1800- theof suaorent tosi
veway "drop-offs'*and manholes. He has discussed 9':5 77 I ITEDl or I "50'-:' i 5770, styled caul'
this problem with Knee, who in turn h contacted \r. Florida RFita Ser i.:e Gulf Court
the Engineer for assistance. Fublli. De:emrcr i19' ar.d 26., 20r.2 property mt
2002 VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD (V.A.B.) Florida, des
McLemore appointed Barnes. Fox. and Peters & IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE. LOT 6
to serve on the Value Adjustment Board. Motion by 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND LAKE
Traylor. second by Barnes. and unanimous vote. the FOR GULF COuI.irti, rFLRJDr\ .:ACC':
Board approved the Value Adjustment Board mem- GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION. THERI
bers. CASE NO: 02-364-CA IN PLAT
SPECIAL PROJECTS PAYMENTS WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, OF
Motion by Fdx, second by Traylor, and unani- INC. RECO
mous vote, the Board approved the following special PLAINTIFF COUN
projects payments: Dist. 3 Port St. Joe High School VS. A/K/A
Varsity Girls Softball Teamn $ 500.00; Port St. Joe JACQUELINE SANDY WATSON IF LIV- AVENI
High School Band $.542.00: (Account #211111- ING, AND IF DEAD. THE UNKNOWN FLORI
46003) SPOUSE. HEIRS. DEVISEES. at public sa
DUNE WALKOVER PERMIT APPLICATION/BEACON HILL GRANTEES. ASSIGNEES. LIENORS, bidder, for c:
Motion by Fox, second by Barnes, and unani- CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL Gulf Couni
mnous vote, the Board agreed to apply for a dune QTHER, PARTIES. CLAIMING AN Costin, Sr.
walkoyer permit at Beacon Hill (in front of Mr. INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR Florida 324!
Smith's house). Fox will build the walkover with spe- AGAINST JACQUELINE SANDY WAT- the 3rd day
cial projects funds. SON: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DC
SPECIAL PROJECTS FUNDS-DISTRICT 4 JACQUELINE SANDY WATSON, IF CL
Fox discussed and motioned to allow Peters to ANY, JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS BN
place his special projects funds in Reserve for Con- UNKNOWN TENANTS (N POSSESSION D,"
tingencies, and-Traylor seconded the motion for dis- .. DEFENDANT(S) 'F'uulihi, De:
cussion. Peters stated that he' will do what all other NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE'
Board members do. The motion passed 3 to 2. with NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur- AVAILABL]
Barnes and Peters voted no. su anr to a Surmar) Firal Judgiment of1
S 21,:12-2:.2,3 BUDGET ', orecIcure d ,,er D:0.ei.L.er 3 .im2 The lHe0
lalB.rlhe Rp.:. Dept. budget includes $16,000.00 entered in Cie l he'.. N. 2 .:'5.CA c., idministrat
i;.r pa in'.raxrs3 and there is also $17,000.00-set the Circuit Court of the 14TH Judicial
aside in the General Fund for Road Dept. raises, and .
Traylor discussed thie Road Dept's budget.
;S.H.I.P. PROGRAM / REHABILITATION HEALTH DEPT. GRANT
S.H.I.P. Admin Williams reported a one-year .e
guarantee on the work. ARfter discussion about the D ougrK,,e, t "., Hea lt1, ept, Admin. requested
possibility of extending this guarantee ,and the'type GrnPetertnc
of work that Is done through this program, Peters G Per. our.dn t pre Tr.''r ..:c
discussed several complaints he has received. a' nd .tpaeiRANni .u-i
Williams has received no complaints. McFarland i Traylor motioned to acceptlenewal quotes
stated that 'the County could write'a warranty for Hunt Insurance; in the.amount of $2,665.00
what ever period of time they want to, but for these
types of projects the contractors typically .charge for Accidental Death and Dinsmemberoment (which
more for a longer warranty. covers fire fighters. E.M.S., and Junior volunteers),
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION and Florida Law Enforcement Death Benefits, In the
PUBLIC PARTCIPATION amount of $3,402.00 (which covers law enforcement.
McLemore recognized rthe Port St. Joe High correctional officers, and volunteer fire fighters).
SchoolSeniorsfrom theAmerican Government class Brnes seconded the oton, and t passed unan
in attendance at the meeting. monuc sy
FLORIDA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION(D.O.T.) mouslyx motioned to advertise to receive sealed
Tommy Bardeld. FDOT. appeared before the bids for Health and Life Insurance Coverage. Traylor
Board to discuss ongoing and upcoming projects In seconded the motion, and It passed unanimously.
Gulf County: the County Incentive Grant Program n ANIMAL CONTROL
(C.I.G.P.) and the Small County Outreach Progran: r-;ANIMe D.U rnalli H ar reel. -ppeared to
(S CO P l were not funded for 2002-2003. r.enneth Darnall of Hokara >-reel. appeared to
H.. Bruton stated that the Dept. has z ',co-ui hii .dogs begin, picked up b diog -catcher
S orr.Lr,: *,irh ',' r r, perfmrn, ni:.Int..-nar,-e in Gulf Jou r,., C'.:,llhn- U while the',. ,ere ,:n hi, proper, Dar-
"ounrtr, ,r., di-cu'.i3 .. riuJ. bridge .oun lrucuon nll istav edL tr rh- e w v em:a e dogs h-e puppies
projects. and Coll.r a l d r,: talhe the puppie. as .ell.
Doug Aarons.l 01 M1 S me i:tr,,4- he., t pro. McLenure dl_.:u_-e.l ,:omplainrts rec.irl regarding
irl i, G.ul-f o.u, Mcu.n,..re Jic.j-.ea dri. e dogs in uL. roa a t Hoiarrd reekl Collins LatBed.
.,-:,ir, rr.'-r:.,ie,, 11, th r hii e 'lt' Ie. rmea, and :, that he did pr i. .the d.., ,:n the pro-crtr,. he did
:- iu t:, r "_-. lr_ ,:- ,il II-i, p,..,l. -T.i. Barnes not ee nte t.'-.:. a .:,g iin the road arn th e da, lie
also discussed drainage problems on C.R. 30E. and weI t to p yn. u lea ur' a,.-lIr,' d sieu rthe m .arird a
requested their assistance. tickets and notes left at Darnall's home regarding his
Dusty Moss, Traffic Operations D.O.T.: her dogs, and other tickets Issued to residents ri,
dept. oversees traffic Issues such as intersections in ;'Howaa Creel. ater Iurther dicuai.-on regarding'
relation to traffic signals, school zones. etc. She the Coun' ,'.rdina,:e r,uirncec. -noi .:ogsi being
agreed to submit the Intersection of U. S. Highway at-laige., McLei..re pa.-ied h-,e Chair and motioned
98 and First Street, and the intersection of State to allow Darnall to pick up his dogs at no charge.'
Road 71 and River Road for study. Peters seconded the' motion, and it passed unanl-
Fred Buchanan, Community Traffic Safety mously. Barnes returned the Chair. Darnall stated
Team (C.T.S.T.) with D.O.T.: their program, and pre- that he has the money to have the two female dogs'
rented a list of project examples for which funds are spaVed; and to build a fence, to contain the: dogs
available to Cities and Counties to enhance public W. hen the, are outiile hi_ home
safety. He stated that he Is available to visit Gulf Hi..TH DEPT
County to offer assistance in resolving safety prob- Doug Kent has been notified that funds are
lems. not available for Phase II of the new Health Dept..
INVOICE / SMURFIT-STONE LITIGATION e and requested that the Board submit a letter of sup-
Discussion by McLemore that, the School' port to the State. Peters so motioned. McFarland
Board and the City of Port St. Joe are considering stated that this is a Special Meeting, and the Board
paying their share of the litigation Ir -.ice fr'.-,, The can only discuss Items on the agenda. Peters with-
Levy Law Firm for work performed on the Smurflt- drew his motion. 5 m
Stone 'Container litigation. Peters motioned to pay The meeting-did then adjourn at 5:22 p.m.,
ma. in, ce Ifr-Fom The Levy Law Firm, in the amount q.T.' 1 .. N, "I
1 4cf"r'rmat-%orkit',ri CateFOXCARMEN L. MCLEMOIRE, ATTEST: CHMN
ed mot, d ise unconn:.' DOULAS C. BIRMINGHAM. CLERK
')- 5 ,: ,, I T 1[ -" i P O R T S T J O E .F L O R I D A
Sally Malone, of St. JoeOBeach. appeared to OCTOBER 8, 2002, REGULAR MEETING
discuss special projects funds, stating that tax dol- The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
lars should not be donated to charities. Traylor stat- slioners met In regular session with the following
ed that bal teams and parks are not charities .. -t menibers present: Chairman Carmen L.McLemionre.er
PROPOSED AFFORDABLE HOUSING ORDINANCE Vice Chairman Jerry W. Barnes, an. Commissioners
Clay Smallwood, St. Joe Company, appeared Billy E. Traylor, Carl W. Fox. and Nathan Peters, Jr.
to offer his services In preparing the proposed, afford- Others present were: County Attorney Timo-
able housing ordinance, He discussed steps the St. thy McFarland Clerk Douglas C. Birmingham,
Joe Company has made In past efforts to assist In Deputy Clerk Leanna Roberts. Deputy Clerk/Budget
providing affordable housing. McFarlmand will & Finance Director Becky Norrls, Chief Adminlstra-
revlew/modify the proposed ordinance and bring It. tor Don Butler. Admilnistritor Debb Wibberg, Build-
back to the Board for review. 'o ing Inspector Brad Bailey. Code Enforcement Officer
C APE SAN BLAS LIGHTHOUSE Tony Varona. Emergency Management Director
/ ST. JOSEPH HISTORICAL SOCIETY Larry Wells. E.M.S. Director Shane McGuffin, Plan-
Betty McNelll, St. Joseph Historical Society. ner David Richardson. Public Works Director Gerald
reported that the grant application for restoration of Shearer, Assistant Road Department Superintendent
the Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters has been favorably Loule' Flowers. Solid Waste Director Joe Danford,
received project came in .at #7 out of 55 that were T.D.C. Director Paula Pickett, and Sherilffs Office
funded). She thanked the County staff for their Captain Joe Nugent.
assistance in applying for the grant, and reported Captain Nugent called the meeting to order at
that they have received funding from T.D.C. and ,6:00 pot.. E.D.T. Vice Chmn Barnes opened the
from the Northwest Florida Improvement Founda- meeting with 'prayer, and Chmn McLemore led, the
tlon. She also reported'that the Northwest Florida Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Improvement Foundation has agreed that. If the,' CONSENT AGENDA"
County can raise $20,000.00 by January 3. 2003, Traylor motioned to approve the Consent
they will match it. She further discussed the 6-year Agenda. upon removal of page 66 (2002-2003 Pay
lease negotiation offer, arid requested donations. Increases for Bargaining Unit Employees). Comm.
HEALTH INSURANCE Fox seconded the motion, and It passed unanlrrous-
Capt. Nugent Inquired about health Insurance ly. /
for the upcoming year. McLemore stated that Wib- 1. Minutes-September 17. 2002-Special Meet-
berg Is currently working on this matter. "log- September 17. 2002-Final Budget Hearing
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITrEE IE.D.C.) 1 (2002-2003)" September 24. 2002-Public Hearing
Barnes thanked Alan McNaIr for the fine Job' (Housing) September 24. 2002-Public Hearing
he has done as Chmn of the E.D.C. (Sheriffs Grant) September 24. 2002-Regular Meet-
Adjourned at 7:28 p.m., E.D.T. log September 30. 2002-Special Meeting
CARMEN L. MCLEMORE. CHMN 2. Bid Advertisement-Public Works Depart-
ATTEST: DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM. CLERK ment (Dump Truck)
WEWAHITCHKA, FLORIDA 3. Budget-Amendment-Tax Collector (Tourist
SEPTEMBER 30, 2002 SPECIAL MEETING Development Collection Fees)- Animal Control Fees-


and for GULF County, PORT
lorida, I will sell to the high-
est bidder for cash at the
IBBY of the GULF County
e located at 1000 Cecil G.
Blvd.. In PORT ST. JOE,
11:00 a.m. EST on the 3rd
nuary. 2003. the following
property as set forth In said
Final Judgment, to-wit:
S 32 AND 33, BLOCK ,
RESUBDIVISION OF
OF BLOCKS SIXTY-
IT, SIXTY-NINE, SEV-
Y, SEVENTY-ONE,
ENTY-TWO, SEVEN-
HREE, SEVENTY-
R, SEVENTY-FIVE,
WORDING TO OFFI-
MAP NO. 12; OF
r ST. JOE, FLORIDA,
WORDING TO THE
- THEREOF
WORDED IN PLAT
K 1, PAGE 37, IN
PUBLIC RECORDS
GULF COUNTY,
[IDA.
I this 3rd day of December.

glas C. Birmingham. Clerk
k of the Circuit Court
s/T.Knox
uty Clerk
DANCE WITH THE AMERI-
H DISABILITIES ACT. per-
isabilities needing a special
action should- contact
ADMINISTRATION, at the
nty Courthouse at 1-800-
(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770.
Relay Service.
member 19 and 26, 2002

CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
TE OF FLORIDA. IN AND
OR GULF COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
SE NO. 02-364-CA
CIAL. EQUITY SERVICES.

Plaintiff,

ERS; JOHN DOE PETERS,
IOWN SPOUSE OF LINDA
LIVING, INCLUDING ANY
SPOUSE OF SAID DEFEN-
IF REMARRIED. AND IF
D. THE RESPECTIVE
HEIRS, DEVISEES,
ASSI5.ZiCEF',S CREE-i
NORS .IJD TRI',TEES
THER PERS,,.rS L.,-Ltl.lJi.3
G-H UNDER I F .-(.ptllJ1 T
D, DEFENDANTSS; JOHN
OWN TENANT; JANE DOE,
TENANT. .
Defendantss.
OTICE OF SALE
Is hereby given that, pur-
Final Summary Judgment
Ure entered in the above-
e in iI .e ir.Ull ourt of
:, Florl a I .-ill sell the
[uated lin *. Li' County,
cribed as:
, BLOCK 3, MEEK'S;
SiSUBDIVISION
R.DllJ' T,'- THE FLAT
EOF, AS RECORDED,
.T BOOK2, PAGE 11.
THE PUBLIC'
RDS OF GULF
TY. FLORIDA.
A, 271 WATERVIEW
JUE WEWAHITCHKA.'
DA 32465.
le, to the highest and best
ash, at the front door of the
ty Courthouse, Cecil G.
Bouik. ;rd F.-n St Joe,.
'E ., at I i Ahl EST., on
of January. 2.'003
>UGLAS C. BiRMIINGHAI.1,
ERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
SN r KNCO|
pun Clerki
ember 19 ar-a I 2002

E FUNDING FOR EARLY
HEAD START
v7ad- Start ..Bureau,
fo', on Chlldren, ;ahInd


to be paid from Account #21314-31100) Florida
SAssociation of Counties-2002-2003 Dues ($2.143.00
.* to be paid from Account #21111-54200) Oppor-
tunity Florlda-2Q02-2003 Dues 1$i341.70 to be
paid from Accourntt #55151-82000) --Panama Court
Reporting Service (#511 09-10-02 $333.28 /
#512 09-17-02 & 09-18-02 $452.34 / #513 07-
08-02 $282.40 / #524 09-20-02 $228.80 /

#525 09-26-02 $87.75 /,'#535 10-02-02 *
$233.28 to be 04id front various' Court Reporter
line Items) Tri-State Roadway. Specialties-Dead
Lakes Boat Ramp (Bid #0102-32 #2 $8,522.00 *
to be paid front Account #43137-63000) ..
10. Job'Notice-Post Mosquito Sprayer-Laborer
, / ,oni,,l ,.,:,n'rol ...'i0cer.- Temporary Employee-
Chii-l '.'Ic'o..i ,.li'rrice-.oid Department) Post Prison
Crew Foreman I-Road Department
11. Payroll-*DELETE*, Bargaining Unit
Employees,(2002-2003 Pay Increases) Pay Classifl-
cation Plan/Pay increase Changes
12. Proposal-Engineering, (Oak Grove' Ditch
Culvert ($3.600.00)
m 13. Resolution-2001-2002 Budget Amend-
ment (W.E.M.S. Ambulance), as follows:
RESOLUTION NO. 2002-33 (on file).
14. Road Acceptance-Jim RIsh Street, Presby-
terlan Street, Belin Street, and Gone Fishin' Street
15 S.H.I.P.-Purchase Aststance-Nunery
(E i i r;. iut Purchase Assistance-Ware'
($11,615.00) Rehabilitation Asslstance-Owens
($16,000.00)
16. Special Projects Payments, as follows:
Dist.. I Bayside LUmber-Saul's Creek Park $
5i,.80. Bayside, Lumber-Saul's Creek Park $ 18.88.
North Florida Child Development-Field Trips $
250.00, St. Joe'Hardware-Saul's Creek Park $ 8.82,
Wewahitchka High School-J.V. Cheerleaders $
250.00,
Dist. 2 Taunton Services & Supply-W.H.S.
Baseball ,Ffeld $ 144.84
Dist. 3' Plggly Wiggly-Public Works Dinner $
50.04. Piggly Wiggly-Courthouse Maintenance Din-
ner $ 37.94, Piggly Wiggly-Publlc Works Dinner 8
73.67
Dist. 4 Contract Connection-Playground Eq.-
Washington Park $1,763.90, St. Joseph Historical
Society-Cape Lighthouse Restoration $ 500.00. Unit-
ed Way-Disaster Victims $ 400.00.,
Dist. 5 Baysde. Lumber-P.S.J.H.S. Football
Field $20.00. Bayside Lumber-P.S.J.H.S. Football
Field $26.20. Bayslde Lumber-P.S.J.H.S. Football
Field $15.60. Bayside Lumber-P.S.J.H.S. Football
Field $7.63. Cemex-P.S.J.H.S. Football Field $51.98.
Cemex-P.S.J.H.S. Football Field $306.00, Cemex-
Sheriff Gas Pump Slab $243.00. Cemex-Sheriff Gas
Pump Slab $22.45. Cemex-P.S.J.H.S. Football Field
$384.00. Cemex-Gas Pump Slab $773.99, Cemex-
Oak Grove Sidewalk '$351.87. Piggly Wiggly-Publlc
Works Dinner' $50.04. PIggly Wiggly-Courthouse
Maintenance Dinner $37.94. Piggly Wiggly-Public
Wofks Dinner $73.67, Rexel Southern Electrical-
P.S.J.H.S. Football Field $131.47, Rexel Southern
Electrlcal-P.S.J.H.S. Football Field $21.64, St. Joe
SHardware-P.S.J.H.S. 'Football Field $9.60. St. Joe
Hardware-Sheriff Gas Pump $16.37. St. Joe Hard-
ware-SherIff Gas Pump $67.24. St. Joe Hardware-
Sheriff Gas Pump $48.73, St. Joe Hardware-
P.S.J.H.S. Football Field $55.49. St. Joe Rent-All-
Oak Grove Sidewalk 628.47.
17. Travel-Gulf Power Economic Symposium
110/21-22/02)
PUBLIC HEARING-ABANDONMENT /
MARIGOLD-BEATY-LILAC
Pursuant to advertisement to hold a public
hearing to consider abandonment of Marigold Street
and portions of Beaty Avenue and Lilac Street In
White City. McFarland read the public hearing notice
'and called for public comment. There being no pub-
lic comment, Comm. Fox discussed not abandoning
all of this area. anl County Attorney read a proposed
resolution. Comm. Fox then motioned to adopt the
resolution approving abandonment of Marigold
Street. Comm. Traylor seconded the motion, and it
passed unanimously. RESOLUTION NO. 2002-35
(on file)
PUBLIC HEARING-PRELIMINARY PLAT / LAS
PALMAS
Pursuant to advertisement to hold a public
hearing to consider preliminary plat approval for
Sage Development, LLC (Parcel ID #05439-250R).
McFarland read the public hearing notice and called
forand received no public comment. Comm. Barnes
motioned to approve the preliminary plat of Las Pal-
Smas. contingent upon the development not exceed-
Ing six units and the developer bringing a revised
plat back to be reviewed by the October 15. 2002
P.D.R.B. meeting. Traylor seconded the motion. and
It passed unanimously.
PUBLIC HEARING-PRELIMINARY PLAT /
LESTER RIDGE
Pursuant to advertisement to hold a public
hearing to consider preliminary plat approval for
Jamie Lester & Harry Harrington (Parcel ID #01508-
050R). McFarland read the public hearing notice and
called for and received no public comment. Traylor
motioned to approve the preliminary plat of Lester
Ridge. Barnes seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously
SALARY-BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES
Traylor motioned to approve a one-time pay
Increase for all bargaining unit employees that have
been employed for 15 years ($1.00 per hour raise)
and for 20 years ($2.00 per hour raise). After the Ini-
tial Increases for 2002. there will be a $1.00 per hour
Increase when a person reaches 15 years of service.


PAGE 10B


arid a $1.00 per hour increase when he/she reaches
20 years of service. Comm. Fox secondedRthe motion,
and it passed' unanimously.
ADVERTISE FOR BIDS-CAPE SAN BLAS
LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS QUARTERS .
Comm. Barnes motioned to advertise to
,receive sealed bids for the design and planning of the
historic preservation project for the Cape San Bias
Lighthouse Keepers Quarters. Comm. Peters second-
ed, and it passed unanimously. p a
ADVERTISE FOR BIDS-BUILDING ADDITION
/ BEACHES FIRE DEPARTMENT
Comm. Fox motioned to advertise to receive
sealed bids for a Beaches Fire Department building
addition. Comm. Barnes seconded, and it passed
unanimously.
ENTERPRISE ZONE
Comm. Traylor motioned to submit a letter to
the State Representatives for their assistance In hav-
ing the Legislature grant permission for Gulf County
to amend the Enterprise Zone boundary lines.
Barnes seconded the motion, and'it passed unani-
amously.
TIPPING FEES-LANDFILL
Danford stated .that C. W. Roberts has
requested an abatement of the tipping fees for storm
damaged homes at the Cape-which he has been con-
tracted to clean up (total of five 'homes). Upon
Inquiry by Traylor, Danford discussed hardship
cases, and the possibility of the homeowners' Insur-
ance paying for the tipping fees. Barnes discussed a
home owned by Ollie Stutzman that was'burned.
and the possibility of waiving his tipping fees.
Barnes motioned to waive the tipping fees for Olie
Stutzman. Fox seconded the motion, and It passed
unanimously. Barnes then motioned to waive' the
tippihg fees for the five homes located at the Cape
that were damaged by the storm (C. W. Roberts Con-
tracting), contingent upon no homeowners Insur-
ance to over the ver the costs. Traylor seconded the motion.
and It passed unanimously.
ADVERTISE JOB POSITION-ROAD DEPART-
MENT MECHANIC II
Traylor motioned to advertise a Road Delart-
ment Mechanic II position. Fox seconded the motion,
and It passed unanimously.
AWARD BID #0102-39-GULF COUNTY E.O.C.
Traylor motioned to award bid #0102-39 to
Fisher Construction, Inc. (low bidder), In the amount
of $945,556.76. for construction of the Gulf County
Joseph N. Bearden Emergency Operations Complex.
Peters seconded the motion for discussion and, after
discussion, the motion passed unanimously.
GULF COUNTY E.O.C.-CEREMONY
Wells discussed holding a groundbreaking cer-
emony for the new Gulf County Joseph N. Bearden
Emergency Operations Complex. McLemore sched-
uled the ceremony for October 22. 2002 at 5:30
p.m.. E.D.T.
WORKCREW SUPERINTENDENT-HAND
McLemore welcomed Luthus Hand as' the
County's new Workcrew Superintendent.
2002-2003 CHAIRMAN
McLemore passed the Chair to Barnes,; and
motioned to appoint Barnes to serve as Chmn of the
Board of County Comm. for 2002-2003. Peters(sec-
onded the motion, and It passed unanimously.
2002-2003 VICE CHAIRMAN
McLemore motioned to appoint Fox to serve as
Vice Chmn of the Board for 2002-2003. Peters sec-
onded the motion, and it passed unanimously.
McLemore stated that the new Chmn/Vice
Chmn takes effect Immediately. Barnes presented a
plaque to McLemore for his service as Chmn.
UNITED WAY-PROPOSED RESOLUTION
Joyce Watters, United Way of Northwest Flori-
da. requested they adopt a' resolution proclaiming
October as "United Way Month". Glynda Whiting,
Gulf Transportation, discussed how United Way
helps the community. Peters motioned to declare the
month of October as "United Way Month'. Traylor
seconded the motion, and It passed unanimously.
GULF COUNTY'S LOCAL ARTS AGENCY
Jo Heslln discussed the alliance for the local
arts. and requested the Board designate Gulf
Alliance for the Local Arts as an official Local Arts
Agency for Gulf County. McLemore motioned to
approve. Peters seconded. It passed unanimously.
ROAD PAVING-HIGHLAND VIEW
Butler reported the Cfcnty Is still waiting for a
permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before
paving of the road under the Highland View Bridge
can be approved for bidding.
DEAD LAKES PARK-BOAT DOCKS
Traylor reported the 'boat ramps at the Dead
Lakes Park are open to the public all year.
MOSQUITO CONTROL-OVERSTREET
Traylor discussed complaints from residents
In the Overstreet area about the mosquito spraying.
and requested that Solid Waste Director Danford
look Into this and report back to himnt.
DONATIONS-UNITED WAY
Peters discussed the United Way. and the need
to designate donations to them. Alien Cox. Gulf
County United Way. stated that If you want your
donation to help Gulf County, you will need to write
Gulf County on your oledgi.

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Families,' U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services has funding avail-
able for public and private non-profit
or for-profit organizations to provide
Early Head Start services to pregnant
women, Infants and toddlers, ages 0 to
3. and their families In your local com-
munity. Approximately' $914.024
annually is available to fund services in
the cities of Wewahitchka and Port St.
Joe in Gulf County. FL (Service Area
#EHS-FL-062).
Grant applications to apply for funding
are due February. 28. 2003.
Organizations Interested in becoming
the Early Head Start program for the
service area specified above should
contact the Early Head Start
Operations Center at 1-800-458-7699
or ehs@pal-tech.com for more informa-
tion on the process 'for applying to
become an Early Head Start grantee or
to receive a grant application packet
(ask for Service Area #EHS-FL-062).
For more information on the Early
Head Start program, visit the Head
Start Informalon and Publication'
Center's Web site (http://www.head-
startinfo.org/lnfocenter/chs_tkit 1 .htm
) or the Early Head Start National
Resource Center's Web. site
(www.chsnrc.org).
Publish December 19 and 26, 2002

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF
COUNTY. FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVI-
SION
File Number 02-79-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF SYLVIA ANN
CLEEK DUGGAN, Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate
of SYLVIA ANN CLEEK DUGGAN,
dec.ea.ced File Number 02-79, Is pend-
Ing itn ne 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 01 ihe personal
repre-. nt riie alnd i-.': r : er-onrl repr.-
sen iir e trrlorne, :re et I -',:rn Leli.:
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-
tions with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OFTHIS NOTICEORTHIRTY (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 ,:inr .. ii-i this Court*
WITHIN THE Li'.TER .F THREE (3)'
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE
DATE .OF SERVICE OF. A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
JIl ..*tier ,:red.iic-r u:I ihe d-1':
denim and pcrr.,:.nr I.a.ric :lair -or1
demands agalnit [he 3ce,:c.i3eeil e: :re
must file ineir c-l',im 0th [l his C:"~
WITHIN.THREE I1 MlTri-rlSU AfTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.. .
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this Notice Is December 19, 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:
Mary K. Kimnberling
907 Avon Place
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Publish December 19.and 26. 2002
S'I F-P' ]T ,-l, I_, T I 7H _i_ llC_-I.L
CII''UIT II t.rD F, HF GULF .iC- irj .


'FLORIDA
Case No. 02-328
MID-STATE TRUST Vii. A DELAWARE
BUSINESS TRUST;
Plaintiff,
vs.
JAMES M. FINCH AND HAZEL D.
FINCH, HUSBAND AND WIFE,
Defendants.
Notice of Action
TO: James M. Finch and Hazel 1I.
Finch
P.O. BOX 390
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465 i
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that h
Complaint and Notice of Lis Pendens tp
foreclose a mortgage on the following
described real property In Gril.
Florida, which mortgage was executed
by James M. Finch and Hazel D. Finch.
recorded In Official Records Book 229,
Page 40. of the Public Records of Gulf
County. Florida, to-wit:
Begin where the West )lne
of the SE 1/4 of SW 1./4 of'
Section 36, Township 4
South, Range 10 West.
Intersects the North R/W
line of SR No. 386. and run
North for 165 feet thence
run East 60 feet; thence
run south 148.25 feet;
thence run Southwesterly
along said SR No. 386 for
61.38 feet to .the Point of
Beginning; same being Lot
32, Block 6, Lester's
Subdivision to
Wewahitchka, Florida.
same being and lying In
j. T nchip A
.-.:rn,:,r ,. 36 T:, n.1- 1i n
lying North ,of SR No. 386.'
Overstreet Road. All oil.,
ga. mncerl.i j.,j minerals .
rights reserved to 'J.H.'
Rowland and wife. Flora B.
Rowland.
ALSO: Commencing on the
North side of intersection of
SR No. 386 and SR'No. 71
and run, Westerly along 0
North side of SR No. 386 for
759.92 feet to the* Point of
Beginning: thence run
North 133.67 feet to Street;
thence run West 60 feet:
thence run South 148.25
feet to SR 386 for 61.83 feet
to the Point of Beginning.
same being Lot 33 Block 6,
Lester's Subdivision, and ,
said lot lying and being in
Section 36, Township 4
South, Range 10 West.
ALSO: Begin on the North
side of Highway 386 where
same Intersects the West
line of the SE 1/4 of SW
1/4 of Section 37. township
4 South, Range 11 West,
and run' North 165 feet;
thence run East 120 feet to
the Point of Beginning;
thence run South 133.67
feet to SR No. 386. thence
run Northeasterly along
H ,i-i. ,, I :.. '' .38 feet;
.II.,n:e u fi:. I- 120 feet;
I'.i.: run &- 't 60 feet to
the Point yof Beginning:,
same being ot 34. Block 6..
Lester's SUldivision to the
City' of Wewahitchka.
Florida: said land lying and
being in 5-.:.:.r '36.
Township 4 .u.ii Range
10 west. Gulf -County.
Florida.
has been filed against you and
you are required to file your written
deferises with the Clerk of this Court
and serve a copy of your written
defenses on DERRICK BENNETT.
Plaintiff's attorney, at 112 E. 3rd
Court, P.O. Box 2422, Panama City,
Florida 32402, within thirty (30) days
after the first publication of this Notice
of Action, otherwise, a default will .be
entered against you for the relief
demanded In the Complaint".
.WITNESS my hand and seal of
this Court on this' 11th day of
December, 2002.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
Clerk of Court
B\ :" T.n, r -t -,,
e pt: .up C e rl-l i.C- 2 l
pjre j, r..t: u.c,: ar.:.n C,: ,,t^, 2.", 2
Futl,11_. l, >:.:e riber I ) -1 -1 ." "








THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 26. 2002


Call 227-1278 to place yours.

RATES: Line ads: $5.00 for first 20 words, $3.50 for each additional week, plus .50 for each additional word per week.

DEADLINE: TUESDAY AT 11:00 A.M. SHARP


NO AUCTION
Friday, Dec. 27th
Have a Merry Christmas!
Special Auction planned for
Jan. 3rd!
Wade Clark Auctions,
314 Reid Ave, Port St. Joe,
850-229-9282
AB1239, AU1737, AU1743
10% Buyer's Prem.





1988 Ford Bronco II. AT, Ac,
V6, 2WD, excellent condi-
tion. Must see. $2950 Call
960-4464. ltcl2/26
1996 Nissan Pickup. 5
speed, AC, excellent condi-
tion. $4650. Call 960-4464.
Itcl2/26
1987 Honda Prelude. 2 door,
AT, AC, clean,- dependable.
Must see. $2250. Call 960-
4464. ltcl2/26
1992 Chevy Lumina. AT, AC,
4 door, excellent condition.
$2650, Call 960-4464. .or ~es/
1996 dhevy Monte Carlo. 2
door, AT, AC, V6, excellent
condition. $4650. Call 960-
4464. tel2/26
1998 Buick Skylark. AT, AC,
V6, 4 door, one owner. New
condition. $36$0. Call 960-
4464. ltcl2/26
1999 Suzuki Esteem.: 4 door,
5 speed, Ac, 32,000 one-
owner miles. New condition.
$3950. Call 960-4464. 1i2/2
1999 Ford Windstar LX van.
Spotless clean! Loaded. New
condition. $6950. Call 960-
4464. ltcl2/26
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Larado. 4X4, one owner,
garaged, ,4 door. 70,000
miles. New condition. $6950.
Call 960-4464. ltcl2/26

Harley Davidson, XL1200
Custom. Low' miles.", Bab\
forces sale. 960-4464.' ,,:,.
1999 Ford Expedition XLT.
Rear air. Loaded. New condi-
tion, low miles, one owner.
$12,500.. 960-4464. itcv2/26
1998 Buick Lesabre Limited.
Leather, one owner; .44,00,0
miles, garaged. $8950. 960-
S4464. : ltcl2/26

j1995 GMC Jimmy SLT, 4.
door, leather seats,
tires/rims, A/C,: power
S/W/L, tilt, cruise, roof rack,
AM/FM stereo cassette,
$5,500, OBO. Call 229-6632
leave message. 4tp12/12
1986. Cutlass Supreme V8,
AC etc. excellent, only' 67,
000 miles, nearly new,
:$3,200. Call 647-9317. ,ro v5




1993 Bayliner 2855 head,
galley, sleeps 6, not running,
new trailer, $8,000 OBO. Call
-647-6070.. 2tpl2/19:


Do You ae Storage Needs
in Mexic Beach?
Anchor Can Save You Monfy...
LONG TERM SHORT TERM
121l2 L2x12
'. 400.-Ycar 6$50i.'Mr.d,
6x12 6x12
@ $30,,Iea @ S35 -.Mo n.1
800.458.7478 or 648-5146
Anrlor lacatioti iropertice







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


S5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A
Week
ASK ABOUT FREE
i MONTH'S RENT!


2001 Yamaha XL700
Waverunrier. Like new, low
hours. Trailer, life jackets
and accessories included,
$6,500 OBO. Call 227-4617
leave message. 4tpl2/12





Prominent locally owned &
operating' business for sale.
Recession proof income great
on going business. $650,000.
Call for details. 850-229-
1929. tfcl2/5





A duplicate bridge game will
be held every Friday at 1:00
pm at the Port St. Joe
Country Club. The game
resumes on January 3, 2003.
Contact Jeannine Ltaw at
850-927-4897 or
jpl@beachvillage.net for fur-
ther information. Itpl2/26
Want entertainment? Need
some help planning your
party? Need a speaker'
Magic, : Face Paintine.
Balloons, Games, Music,
Much Morel Call 227-6617.
tfcl2/5





Gulf View Apartment ,2 bed-
room,. 2 bath all utilities, fur-
nished. washer/drver hook
up, 8600 month. '$300
deposit. Call 647-3363. 2 ,, 2/20
2 bdrm. apartment at Mexico
Beach -for rent. Ocean view,
urdiurnshed. 648-4922. f,12/5

Very nice 1 bedroom, 1 bath
apartment for widow or
retired couple. Washer/dryer
hookup. nicely landscaped
grounds; steps to beach,
.$750 monthly including util-
ities. Call Sally at 648-4649.
3tpl2/19
New 2 bedroom apartment, 2
full baths, laundry room,
cent. H/A, stove, ref., dish-
washer. no pets. no smokers.
221 7ti Street, call 229-
84211. 3tp12/19
2 bedroom, 1 bath on 1/2
acre on Hwy. 71. in
Honeyville
2 bedroom, 1 bath Northside
of Port St. Joe. Call 899-
3312 for information. sci2/12
2 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow.
155 Beach Street, St. Joe
Beach.' Stove, refrigerator,
washer 'drver hookup. One
lot off Highway 98. A550
monthly, $250: refundable
damage deposit. Call Gulf
.Coast Vacation 'Rentals, Inc.
at 648-5449. tfel2/12,
Efficiency-type apartment
in P.S.J., furnished, all util-
ities inc. Weekly, Monthly
rates. Call 639-3600. tIcl2/5
Small Office Spaces for rent.
Call Phil at 227-2112. ,Ofcl2/5
RV & Boat Storage
$30 Month
Mobile Home Lots


$125 Month
850-648-8201

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

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

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

For Rent
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,
125 Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 227-7451
"AailableNow"'
I BRHandicap Unit
Central heat and air
On-site Management
Carpeting Laundry facilities
S TVoice/TrY Access
(352) 472-3952


4474 Highway 98, recently
remodeled, must see to
believe, 2'bedroom, 1.5 bath
town home. Total electric,
stove, refrigerator, dishwash-
er, washer/dryer hook up,
central air and heat. Great
view of the beach. $950
monthly, $350 refundable
damage deposit. Call Gulf
Coast Vacation Rentals, Inc.
at 648-5449. tfcl2/12
MEXICO BEACH Long-
term lease. 2 bedroom, 2
bath unfurnished. 2 story
duplex one' and 1/2 blocks
from the beach. Limited gulf
view from 1st & 2nd floor
decks. Has w/d, range, Ice-
maker' frig, d/w, built-in
microwave. 2 car covered
parking on ground floor.
$700 mo. rent, $500 deposit.
NO PETS. 648-6739. 5tpl2/5
Liberty Manor Apts., 102
Liberty Manor Circle, PSJ.
Affordable housing for the
elderly & handicapped.
CH/A, laundry facilities,
energy efficient const., stove
& refrig., furn., fully carpet-
ed. 1 bedroom apartments on
site Equal. 'Opp: Housing
Complex. Call 229-6353 for
more info. NOW TAKING
APPLICATIONS. 4tcl2/5
RV & MOBILE HOME LOTS:
$100 month, includes water
& sewer. Call 639-5721. ,...,
Oak Grove 2558
McKinnon Street Port St.
Joe Quiet rear apartment -
2 bedroom, sitting room, full
kitchen & laundry, cable pro-
vided, $390 per month. Call
Crystal Sands Realty at 1-
888-385-1844. tfcl2/5:
2 & 3 BR,' long-term rental
units. Call Crystal Sands
Realty 648-4400. tfcl2/5

2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath apart-
ment on Hwy. 71 South,
energy efficient. For more
information call 639-5102.
tfcl2/5
Rental-,:1: Furnished, 2,,bed.-
room; 2 bath with covered
boat dock on the. caral in
Mexico Beach. New
Construction. Available
October 1istT. $950 a month.
Contact Coldwell Banker
Forgotten Coast Realty 'at
850-648-1010. tfcl2/5
For Lease: Canal front home
in Mexico Beach. 3 bedroom.
1 1/2 bath, dock with cov-
ered lift, Florida 'room,
screened porch, garage,
much more. $1,200 month.
108 38th Street, Mexico
Beach. Call 227-1490. tncsi/5
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove
& 'refrig. cen. 'h&a. screen
porch.. carport & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom, apart-
ment. stove & refrig., wash-
er/dn'er hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3,bdrmh.
house, 1 1/2 ba., inside
laundry rm.. ch&a. dish-
wiasher & 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. a.f2/s5
Apart.,'Homes for Rent- 1 3
BR apart/duplexes.,' homes
for rent in Mex. Bch. Furn. &
unfurnished. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777 for
more info. tfcl2/5
2 bedroom 1 1/2 bath apart-
ment, energy efficient on
South. Hwy. 71, $425 pet,
month.' Call 639-5102 .for
more information. tfcl2/5
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. tfcl2/5


Used furniture for sale.
Johnnie's Trim Shop, 310
4th St., PSJ tfcl2/5






Part Time Receptionist in
busy, physician's office, 2-3
days a week. Drug Free
Workplace. For morr info call
229-1616 ext. 110. 2tpl2/26
The Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners is
seeking one (1) individual
to fill full-time
spotter/laborer position,
forty (40) hours per week,.
at the Five Points Landfill,
Port St. Joe, FL. Applicants
niust meet the followmig cri-
teria: Be a high school grad-
uate or equivalent; Able to lift
50 pounds; Possess 'a 'valid
Flonda Dnriver's License: Pass
a physical and drug test.
Applications will be available
at, the Gulf County Public
Works/Solid Waste
Department 1001 10th
Street. Port St. Joe, Fl
32456, Monday through
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00
p.m. ET ,or can be downi-
loaded from the Countyv's
website at wnIw.gull'coLunt'
government.corn. .All applica-
tions will be accepted until
Fnday. January 10, 2003; at
4:00 p m.. at the Gulf County
Public Works Department.,. If
you have any 'questions,
please contact Joe Danford.i
850-227-1401 or 850-227-
3696. Gulf County enforces a
Drug Free Workplace Policy
and is an Equal
Opportunity/A ffirmatl \ e
Action Employer. 2 tc 12; 26

All survey persbnnelposi-
tions, salary depending on
experience. 850-227- 7322
406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.,
S .. tfel2/5



CLOCK REPAIR
Old or New '* Anie;'r,, V Cl,,d;,
G 1inil\ i, PR dii un, i(:,1 QClocks

648-5165

j. C. Enterprises 202 ReidiAvenuei
.,- Port St. Joe,,
Fl. 32456
850-227-9414
Fax 229-6041


1adioShack,
Authorized sale- Cenler


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. tfcl2/5
Bartender needed, full or
part time. Apply in person -
Look Out Lounge, 647-8310.
2tpl2/19

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 404r627-9619. tfcl2/5
ATTENTION! ,.DRIVER
TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!
Werner has immediate open-
ings for entry-level simi dri-
vers. No,- experience' neces-
sary. earn 35K-45K first year
plus benefits. 15 day CDL
training is now available in
your area. For a solid new
career call today! 1-877-214-
3624. 4tcl2/5
Part Time Cashier needed
for 1/2 day on weekends.
Call' at at229-8775. Cape
Trading Post. tfcl2/5
Our business, is growing!.
Need additional sales per-,
son in Gulf County. Call
850-670-5995. tfcl2/5
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.
tfcl2/5




Small Engine Repair
Parts, Blades, Engines
Jobie Barfield 639-3600
Stc 12 5
Go-Cart for sale; 5, HP, 2
seajer, $400, Call 899-3312.
'tUf 12 '19'

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


GULF DIESEL SERVICE
Diesel Engine Repair
Phone Mobile,
850 850
229-8651 22748024


i MlARVIN's Satellite

Service & Antennas I

6331 Georgia Avenue

Port St. Joe, FL 32456 j

SCall(850) 647-3171

Cell (850)899-1061


Attention: Mobile Home & RV
Owners. Huge inventory.
clearance sale. Everything
must go! No reasonable offer
refused. 1 day only.
December 28th, 9:00 am till
12:00 CST. Hometown
Supply, 648-6484. Itpl2/26
Free "Non-Denominational"
Eight Lesson kBible
Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a
Christian & nothing else!
Send your name,&, address
to: Bible Study, PO Box 929,
Wewahitchka,' FL 32465 or
E-mail your. request to
Wewachurch@outdrs.net
tfcl2/5






EASY LAND HOME Low
rates low down. Call 522-,-
9303 or 527-1463. tfcl2/5
DOWN PAYMENT ASSIS-
TANCE Gov. loans with lit-
tle or, nothing down on
mobile home, land and
improvements. 2-5 bed-
rooms. Call 522-9300 or
527-1463. tfcl2/5
FIRST TIME BUYERS As
little as $500 'down, two
years on job, no derog. cred-
it. Call Mr. Action @ 522-
9300 or 527-1463 rdihts.
Ltc 12/5

New 24x48 3 bedroom, 2
bath; air, heat, professionally
set up and serviced, 10 year
warranty, $32,500. Call 522-
9300. tfcl2/5

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. tfcl2/5'


COSTIN'S
Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
202 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
(850) 229-858,1

if- Port St Jo.- o.jg l rd.:
1ll Reg. Stated
: 'G communication 1st
3rd Thursday of each.
mo., 8:00 .pm., Mdisnik Hall,
214 PReid e Toim-n Davis,
W.M. Bill Jordon, Sec.





Rob'rt E. King DDS

General

Dentistry

325 Long Avenue

227-1812

Hours By Appointment
4t 2/12 .


A-i QUALITY DOCKS & BOATLIFTS
DOCKS & Professional Permitting Services SEAWALLS
BOARDWALKS Aluminum *

BOA TLIFTS ,C *
Alnminu m Sm ltn Stel '" .. ,I" i 'd
OUR DOCKS SURVIVED IT DOESN'T
THE STORMS! PAY TO CUT CORNERS!
wWvvw.larr'joecolson.comI
Call: LaryJoe Colson (Lic. & Ins.) 850-653-2098

IH ATE


For Sale, Kenmore washer, 9*9 9
$75; Kenmore dryer, $70. ,
Good condition; wheel chair,
excellent condition, $85. Call E-
647-2570. 2tp12/19 Tired of Being Treated Like Everyone Else?'
Try Working with Us!
I have twenty 19" Zenith TVs, HealthCheck, Incorporated, located in Mexico Beach, is seeking 2 highly motivated team play
in good working condition for
$50 each. Contact Leo ers with a minimum: of 2 years hospital billing experience. Applicants must be familial with
Kennedy at Kennedy Electric, UB92 and commercial insurance followup. Good communication and telephone skills required.
233 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe or Benefits include:' Health Insurance, retirement, 401 K, performance bonus, paid holidays and
call 229-8040. 2tpl2/19 vacation and free gym membership. Salary commensurate with experience. Qualified appli-
cants mail resume to; HealthCheck, Incorporated, P.O. Box 14165, Mexico Beach, FL 32410 or
Unfinished Furniture @ e-mail: admin@hcaudit.org. No Phone Calls or Walk-Ins
REEVES
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue _'
Quality Refinishing since 1982 lthtieck -
CII John une su at 229-6374 *,12. -


NEW 28X80 over 2000 sq. ft.
includes delivery & setup,
etc. loaded with all the bells
& whistles. $47,900. Call Mr.
Action @ 522-9303. tfcl12/5
ZERO DOWN is what many
customers qualify for on new
double wide with land and
improvements. 522-9300 or
527-1463. tfcl2/5
SINGLE PARENTS SPE-
CIAL FINANCING. Easy
Qualifying, Low down, Low
Low Payments. Mr. Aljn *
522-9303 days o,:,r 527- 1463
nights. tfcl2/5
PROPERTY OWNERS noth-
ing down on new'turn key,
double wides' uip to 5 bed-
rooms, low rates, up to 30 yr.
Call 522-9300 or 527-1463.
tfcl2/5

NEW ZONE HI DOUBLE
WIDES At discount prices.
No money down. Call 850-
522-9300 or 850-527-1463.
tfcl2/5


By Owner 2000 doublewide
mobile 'home on 1 acre in
Stone Mill Creek, Wewa. 3
bedroom,. 2 bath, living
room, den, fireplace,,
$70,000. Call 639-3921.4,pu2/26
Real Estate Wanted 3/2
home:, in need of repair or
TLC. Will consider mobile
home in Wewahitchka area.
Call 3'52542-8366.2tpl2/19

Beautiful Bay Front Lot at
Trerasure Bay. Gorgeous sun-,
sets and fabulous palms.
Asking $205,000. Call 850-
229-9766 or 229-8211 ask
fIr Russ. tfcl2/5
Mexico Beach St. Joe Beach
Homes and Vacant Land.
Ask'for Joan Lovelace. Your
Beach Realftr MeNc'i.Bqgch
Harmon Realty, .648-5767.
tfcl2/5
CAPE SAN BLAS 109
Belize Drive, Gulf view 1st
tier NEW two story 4 bed-
room, 4.5 bath beautifully-
decorated and fully fur-
nished offering excellent



Locally
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Termite Treatments IRestaurant
Molel Flea Control Condominiums
Household Pest Control New Treatment
Real.Eslate (WDO) Reports Construction Sites
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rental opportunity with dedi-
cated beach access. Large 4
car under house parking,
irrigation system heated out-
side shower, large open
porches and balcony and
enclosed, screen porch offer
picturesque sunsets.
$469,000. MLS#94241.
Contact Peyton Yon, Realtor
888-823-7407 Toll Free.4,p]2/19
INDIAN PASS South Palm
Street NEW gulf view 4 bed-
room 3.5 bath under con-'.
struction, excellent location
.and timing to select the fin-
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Dear Santa Claus,
I have been very good this year.
For Christmas I would like to have
a Barbie Season Sparkle doll, a
blow upE Barbie chair and foot stool,
:a Pixter, a art set, a Barbie tote and
teach, a mega sphere, a gymnastics
mat, a karaoke machine, and some
Brittney' Spears cds that I don't
already .have.
Could you bring some rats for
my cat T-Bone, he really likes the
black and white ones with the rat-
tles inside. My mom and dad said
all they'want for Christmas is for
me to have a good Christmas.
Santa did you know that baby
Jesus was born on Christmas day?
That's what my Sunday school
teacher said.
Santa my nanny sent me a key
to hang on our front door so you
can get in if my mom and dad build
a fire in our fireplace. My nanny
told me to hang it on the outside of
jour front door, check our chimney
first ok. See you soon!!!
Love,
McKayla Woodha .
Dear Santa, ,
This is Katelyn Alyssa Lewis. I
am 4 yrs. old now. Il have. been a
good girl this year. I love you Santa
Clause. I love your reindeer too. I
want a big barbie doll please, and a
yellow baby with diapers and baby
doll clothes. I would also like some
roller skates too please. I promise
to be a good girl forever. Thank you
very much. Can I have 200 candy
canes too please.
Thank you.
Katie
Dear nta,
I baive been a very good boy.
*This is Dyson Tyler Kent. I am 3-
1/2 this year. I would like a big boy
motorcycle, fire truck, race cars


and a bunch of good stuff. I prom-
ise to be good all year long. I will
leave you milk and cookies by the
fireplace. Thank you Santa. Say hi
to Mrs. Clause too please. I love you
Santa.
Thank you,
Dyson
Dear Santa,
This' is Nicholas Lewis. I have
'been a very good boy this year. I
would like you to bring me'Power
Ranger toy, dragon ball Z toy, 'a
transformer, a Leap Frog learning
Pad, a pair of tennis shoe skates
and what ever else you can bring. I
love you very much Santa and will
leave you some cookies by the fire
place. They will be very good cause
there baked with love. 4
Love you Santa,
Nicholas Lewis.
Dear Santa,
I have been a very GOOD girl
this year. Please bring me a baby
stroller with a car seat and a baby
doll all In one. I also want Barbie
Wakild Talkies and a CD Player with
headphones. Thank you Santa! I
Love You, Haleigh McDaniel
P.S. This year we are leaving
you cheese & a coca-cola. .
Dear Santa,
I am five years old. I have been
a pretty good girl this year. I would
lure like a Barbie Jeep, Zip-n-Zoom
Shennon, and barble Walkie-
Talkies. My brother wants a gas
scooter. My other brother wants a
car.
oI rve


Letters to


Haley McCroan Dear Santa,
P.S. We vill leave you some cheese. My name is Dallas Bird and I am F
Dear Santa, 5 years old. I have been very good .> : .-- .
I love you. For Christmas this this ar. Please bring me a set oqf I
year I would like super soaker walkie-talkies, some color pencils. r- ,' "' S --.
water gun, a steady Bear, and a play and a big Bible. ..- A* -i..
station II with games. My name is Love. : ,' '..
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BLESSED CH RISTMAS WISMS TO ALL FROM


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old. I will leave you Christmas cook-
ies under the tree.
Thank you,
Tony
Dear Santa,
For Christmas I would like to ask
for a metal detector, spiderman set
and music blocks for my baby sister.
I will leave you some cookies and
reindeer treats on Christmas Eve.
I love you, Gabriel
Dear Santa,
I have been.very sweet this year. .
I wont a doll house and a baby. I will
leave you some cookies and milk.
I love you
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this year.
I would like a Barbie Jeep, a walkie
talkie and a Barbie dollhouse with
Barbie.
Love,
Sarah
Dear Santa,
I want a scooter, a dirt bike and
some' dirt bike boots. I've been good
and I'm five years old. I'm Haley
Wood and I love you. I'll leave you I
some cookies and milk.
Love,
Haley Wood
Dear Santa,
What I want for Christmas is a
Barbie Rapunzel doll, a Christmas
dress and a stuffed unicorn please. I
love you and you are the greatest.
Say hi to Frosty.
Love,
Stephanie Brinkmeler, age 5
Dear Santa,
My name is Ouasharja Weathers
and I am 6 yrs. old. Would you please
bring me a Barbie Doll House, a
Barbie Pool and a Trampaline. I have
been a very good helpe-. this year.
P.S. I have cookies and milk' for you.
Love,
Poca
Dear Santa,
For Christmas I would like a
Magna Doodle drawing board, a big
Red Clifford stuffed dog,. some books
so my mommy can 'read to me, 'and
some clothes. I love you Santa very
much! Merry Christmas to you.
Love always,
Reed Smith

































Let us reflect upon the MViracle of Christmas and rejoice
in -is message of faith, love and peace on earth.
With best wishes and deep gratitude for your loyal patronage this past year.


May you and your family


enjoy a


most miraculous holiday


season.


George
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Dear Santa*1
Three things I would really
like to have for Christmas. are:
number 1, I would really like a
Barbie tent to play with my sister,
'number.'two, I would like a new
pair of skates. And I would like
the Barbie Rapunzel movie.
Love,
Janel

Dear Santa:
I want a super water gun that
sprays out spider webs. Nellie CD,
Backstreet. Boys CD, writing
paper and a' desk for my room.
Glitter. New pencils. My name is
Michael Griffin, I'm five years old.
I'm in Mrs. Glass's class. Leave
yopa cookies and milk under tree.
Love you, Santa.
SMichael -

Dear Santa:
My name is Walt Wilder. I am .
six years old. How are you and the
reindeer? This year' I would like a
skateboard ramp. a big white bike
with pegs and a Tony Hawk
gameboy advance 'game. I love
'You, .
w.... alt ..

'Dear Santa:
I would like the following:
First, a Nintendo with a Sponge-
Bob video game. Second. a Power
Ranger motorcycle with a Power
Ranger to go with my Nintendo.
Last, a Spongebob blanket.
Love. D

Dear Santa:
I would like to get make-up.
Sugar Plum Pnncess and a twister
brajde. Thank you.
Hayley Hunt

Dear Santa:
I would like a skateboard. a
Spiderman glove, and a dinosaur
computer game. I will leave you
cookies. and carrots for the
,netin'deer on Chr m ndEv tw:
b" ot ers ,"ll l, a ~
I.o-i e .'.fo_ .o .

Dear Santa:
I am five ,ears old. and I am
good most of the time. Please
bnng me these three things it you
have them-a bike. a scooter, and
a remote control truck. Also bring
something for my mom and two
S brothers. I will lea\e you
something good to eat and dnnk.
I love you. Have a good trip.
Thank you. Santa.
: ~Suede Nolan .


,Dear Santa:
I want a play stshin 2 and I
want a 80dey and I want
playstshin 2 games, any noes that
you like. I want a DVD player and,
Spiderman DVD movies.
Your friend ,
Josh : -

Dear Santa:
I would like you to bring me
please Barby's talking town-
house, Zap skimboard, baby
Anabell, fake baby doll, please. I
love you very very much, Santa
Claus. Thank you Santa. If my
mom can- not get that ring, will
you get it for her please? I love you
Santa.
Your friend,
C. erra Scoggins J

Dear Santa:; ,ar
I want a TV, Barbie car ,d a
;Diva star CD. I am 7 years old. I
have my birthday in January 24.
1995. Do not forget my sister.
brother, dog. birds. mom and.dad.
I love Santa. I don't won't you to
forget my friends.
Your friend.
Bntne. Rich ,


Dear Santa:
I am 8 years old. I would like
a train set. I always wanted one,
itsept my mom or my dad would
not get me one. I had one but my
little sister brok it. That's why I
want one.
Your friend,
Earl Brian

Dear Santa:
For Christmas I would please
like electric scooter, my real baby,
soap kit, a bucket of gum and
clothes. Thank you. And a white
rabbit.
Your friend,
Jaclyn T. Kerigan
Dear Santa:
I want a beach party Brat. I
.want a thing for my mom and dad
and my baby bruthr, he is only 6
mus old. I go to school at Por Sant
Joy.
Your friend,
Mackenzie

Dear Santa:
Santa I want a bike and a
necklace and a bracelet and some
clothes and some shoes. I won't
my shoes to look like some blue
Nikes and get me many clothes.
Quanesha

Dear Santa:
I've always wanted a Nintendo
for Christmas. I hope I'm not on
the naughty list. Will you please
get my sister a Barbie train and
don't forget the rest of my family,
and friends.
Your friend-, :
Jauarri
Dear Santa:
How are you and Mrs. ,Claus
doing? Santa this is what I want
for Christmas. I want a bike and a
radio, E-kara. CDs and tapes.
Also, Santa. please don't forget
about all .the other peoples' gifts
and try to make them happy.
Then they will feel so happy about
thereself.
Merry Chnstmas.
Dakota RicheauLx


Thil holiday -,eIaon. we leel foritnale to hd.e lhe opporlunl', to. e-pre.; our
pratiiude for our freedom lamil and Irnend; we're e proud to 'eri.e lhi_ community,
dnd %i.-h you dll Ihe be-t in the cuminng ,ear.


Dear Santa:
How are you doing? Well, I
hope you are doing good. Will you
please bring me a Playstation Two
and some Bratz dolls. Also bring
my little sissy some toys. She is
just a little baby and I love her
very much. Last, do not forget
about the poor people. They need
toys too.
Brhiannan Cook

Dear Santa:
How are you doing Mr. Claus?
Are you doing fine? Is Mrs. Claus
doing fine too? Well, let me tell
you what I want for Christmas. I
would like a new bike, a computer,
and a baby doll for Christmas.
Hayley Ward

Dear Santa:
I want 700 baseball cards, a
toy car and computer games.
Don't forget about the poor
people. How are you and Miss
Claus doing? Merry Christmas.
Love,
Jackson Combs

Dear Santa:
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a big
hospital, a rescue helicopter and a
market stand. I, will leave you
some milk and cookies.
Love,
Bryce Rudzinski

Dear Santa:
I want a new bike for
Christmas. I brock my bike win I
was ndeing it winmy tire was flat.
I was sad that my bike tire was
flat and Alec is moving to North
Carolina.
your friend,
Ashley

Dear Santa:
I want a'play staJshon and a
doll for my sister. I %\.ant a dimon
ring for mom, darts for dad and 'a
toy truck for babby brother. To\
dinosaurs for little brother.
.',Your friend.
Joey Odom

Dear Santa:
I would like some clothes,,
socks, Hamrry Potter Potion Mitxer.
Harry Potter Wopping Willow Tree,
shoes. Wild. Therryberry movie
and the, Santa Claws 2. Don't
forget my brothers and sisters. I'm
8 -ears old.
Your friend,
Skysja


Dear Santa:
I want a play staishen and a
NFL football game for my play
staishiri. I want my NFL football
game to have the Fliada Gators
agets the Semnols.
Your friend,
Tyler

Dear Santa:
My name is Davida. I'm five
years old. My three wishes are
leap frog, clockstoppers and
Barbie Easy Bake.
Davida
Dear Santa:
Will you please give me a baby
doll please and do not frgit ubot
my brother, give him a dirt bike
please and mom los of money and
dad anew fishing niland kep som
toy for royset.
Your friend,
Arnisha

Dear Santa:
I want a playstation 2 and
some Xbox games and Xbox
joysticks. Don't forget my family
and friends. Oh, I won't a,
playstation 3
Your friend,
Decorian

Dear Santa:
I want a new skateboard and
a Playstation 2 for my brother and
me and some toys. And also a
new bike and some playstation 2
games.
SYour friend,
Colby
Dear Santa:
S '.'. would like to have some
books. a kitten and a doll. That is
all. But what about the poor
people? Do not forget to, bring
them some. I amr going to leave
milk and cookies.
Love.
She'noya Fennell

Dear Santa:
I would like an Xbox with
some games and some controllers.
Last. help the poor people. Also I
will leave you some chocolate chip
cookies and some cocoa..
Tyler Fleishmann

Dear Santa:
Some kids do not have toys.
Please remember them .at'
Christmas. I would like a toy
called bratz. Mr. Claus please say
hi to Mrs. Claus for me. This is
what i wait for Chrinstmas.
Love,
Jena Julian


Dear Santa:
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Rapunzel
Barbie, a Dora movie and some
dress-up clothes. I will leave you
some milk and cookies.
Love,
Destiny

Dear Santa:
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a Rescue
Hero Command Center. Billy
Blazes and Ariel FlIer Rescue,.
Heroes, a helicopter and 'a
Spidermai Web Blaster. Please
bring my brother Jacob a Jay Jay
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Love,
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Dear Santa:
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year. Please bring me. a tool set, a
bow & arrow and a Batman
costume.
Love,
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Dear Santa:
I would like to have Yoshi's
Island and I would like the
Hamtarow game please. I know
that this' is enough. My family will
give me some gifts and don't forget
about the poor people. This is.
what I would like on Christmas.
Love,
Kyle Biggins


Dear Santa:
I don't want any toys this year
for Christmas. All I want is for my
mother to come back home. Well,
maybe one thing I want is a,
computer. I'll leave you some
cookies and milk and maybe some
cheese to have a Merry Christmas
Santa.
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Dear Santa:
How are you doing? I hope
you're doing fine. Well, this is
what I want for Christmas. I want
a bike, a radio, Baby Born, a
playstation two, CD's with the
radio, some DVDs for my DVD
player, electric scooter, and do not
forget about the poor people. PS. I
will leave you hot cocoa and
cookies.
Carley Clements

Dear Santa:
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a scooter, a
teddy bear, a doll baby, a paint set
and a singing mermaid.
Love,
Savannah

Dear Santa:
I been a good boy too.: Will you
please bring me some toys,
clothes, a wagon, a BB gun.
Please bring my mommy
something too. I love you Santa.
Brooke Haddock

Dear Santa: /
I think I've been a good boy.
Will you please bring me a go-cart,
and a trampoline, games for my
playstation, toys, clothes or
whatever you think I need. I will
be glad when you come to my
house. Please don't forget about
my dad, mom and brother.
Justin Haddock

Dear Santa:
Are you doing ok? I only want
a few- things this year. Could you
please bring me an air hockey
table? I would like it very much.
that is the thing I want the most.
What kind of cookies would you
like me to leave you? Merry
Christmas!
Love,
Jackie Collinsworth

Dear Santa,
I'm Keaton, 5. Remote control
motorcycle, remote car, remote
airplane. I will leave you cookies. I
love you.
Keaton Dinan

Dear santa,
A would like the following:
Barbie Jeep, cotton candy,maker,
a baby scroller with all. the needs
for a baby. Santa I love you .and I
will leave you cookies & milk on
Chirstmas night.
Yours truly,
Kiresten Thomas


Dear Santa:
My name is Tiffany and I am
six years old. I have been very
good. I want you to bring Prince
Stephanie's horse and his sisters.
Love,
Tiffany


Dear Santa,
I would like a magic wand,
invisible cloak and a flying broom
for Christmas.
Thanks,
Trevin, age 5


Dear Santa:
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tiger game, Star Wars attack of
the clones, Spiroenter the
dragonfly, pet tiger cub, and the
kind of zodes that are allredy bilte
for me.
Paul

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wood like to git sum makup. I
wood like to git a sail phone. I
wood like to git a sail phone cover.
I wood like to git a cloths. I love
you Santa.
Your friend,
Abbigail Hornsby

Dear Santa:
I have been a good, boy this
year. Would you please bring me
Pac-Man, Teken 2 and a Magic
Castle. Also bring something for
Momma please. I will leave you
milk and h homemade cookies.
Thank you.
Your friend,
Jonah Kemp

Dear Santa:
I want a cotton candy
machine and a horse. And a place
to put it in my yard.
Your friend,
Hayden

Dear Santa:
Can I have a playstation 2.
Dear Santa, can I please have
some playstation gams? Dear
Santa can I have 2 ninja. I live at
P.S.J. Dear Santa can I have a
Xbox and some Xbox games?
from your friend,
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Dear Santa:'
How are you and Miss Claus
and your reindeer doing? I hope
y'all are doing good because it is
close to Christmas. You know that
children can't wait until
Christmas! I hope most of the
children have been good and get
preserts. All I'm asking for is a
bird.
Love,
Taylor Lamm


Dear Santa:
I would like to know how you
get around the world in one night?
Would you like to know what my
grandma and I are doing this
year? We are giving gifts to the
poor. I would like a deva star doll,
bratz doll, polly pockets. I'm
leaving you eggnog and cookies.
Thank you,
love,
Olivia Morse


Dear Santa:
How are you and Misses
Clause doing this year? I want
make-up, bratz, the rookie, Lilo
and Stitch. I wish you would help
the homeless too. This is all I ask
for this year. Have a Merry
Christmas.
Jeni McLemore
Dear Santa:
How are you and Mrs. Clause
doing? How can you get around in
one night? Santa, please can you
get me a baby born and a
playstation two with DVD movies
and can I have a rolling book bag?
What kind of cookies do you want
this year? Oh, one more thing,
Merry Christmas to all!
Alyssa Marilyn Parker

Dear Santa:
Christmas is coming. How are
you and Miss Claus doing? First I
would just like a DVD player and
some DVD's. Next I will bake some
cookies and leave some milk for
you. Have a wonderful Christmas.
Love,
Brittnee Peak

Dear Santa:
I send this letter to see how
you and Mrs. Claus are doing and
I want to ask you a question. Can
you bring me some toys? I have
been good. I would like a
playstation two and games like
Jimmy Newtron. Also a Sponge
Bob Game and some DVDs like'
The Santa Claus 2.
Love,
Sammy Buccieri
Dear Santa:
I am five years old and I have
been a very good girl. Could you
please bring me a baby doll, doll
house and a leap frog book? I will
leave you some milk and cookies.
Thanks, Santa.
Love,
Brandi

Dear Santa:
My name is lil Chad and I
been a good little boy. Will you
bring me some toys? I'm not
asking for much, because I want
you to bring my sisters and
brother something for Christmas
too, they been good too. My
mommy been good, my dad, my
uncle Willie, and also my Granny
Faye, too, so here's what I want.
Sponge Bob, playstation, some
games for, my playstation,
basketball goal, a basketball, a
football, maybe a bike to ride. I
will make sure that you get some
cake and milk. I'll leave it on the
table for you, Santa.
Love,
'111 Chad


Dear Santa:
I would like a big Barbie
Repunzal doll. I like Christmas
really good. I am six years old. I
would like another dog like Sam,
but it's like brown. I would like
another walking Susie doll. Merry
Christmas Santa.
Kristen

Dear Santa:
My name is Morgan Butts. I
am five years old. I would like a
baby doll that has it's own stroller
and it could fake cry. I want a new
backpack. I would also like a
pretend kitchen with a talking
book. I love you Santa and I wish
you a Merry Christmas.
Love,
Morgan Butts
Dear Santa:
I have been good this year.
Please bring me these toys. 1. a
20-speed bicycle, 2. a heavy
fishing rod and reel, 3. a big
Tonka truck to play in sand with.
Thank you Cordale

Dear Santa:
I have been good. I would like
a Rescuette book, a Gameboy and
a jet plane. My brother is Zack. He
likes books.
Love,
Austin Combs
Dear. Santa,
I would really like to have
these gifts. A 24 in. bike, black
high heel shoes, sckeachers. 4-
wheeler skattes, Lilo & Stitch the
movie. Also Scooby-Doo the dvd,
clothes, gameboy advance 'color
ligh purple games; Lilo and Stitch,
4 rolls of film for my camera, bat-
teries. Last but not least, Jlo the
new cd. Also for my brother to be
nice to me!
Thanks,
Chelse


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Dear Santa:
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Barbie, a
jump rope, and a new bicycle. I
will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Faith McCroan
Dear Santa:
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me an aircraft
carrier with airplanes, a new
shaker, and some games. I will
leave you some milk and cookies.
Love,
Ryan Teall
Dear Santa:
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring meanrid airport,
an Army tank- set and a
battleship. I will leave you some
milk and cookies.
Love,
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Dear Santa,
I wish for a BB gun and a lot
of BB's. because=I like going
hunting. I also wish for a bike
because I will ride to my papa's
house. I wish for my Dirtbike to be
fixed. I wish for my Grandma to
get what she wants for Chrismas.
Sincerely,
Justin

Dear Santa,
You might not want to go
down the C-himney this yea
because of our fire! I'm sorry that
I didn't tell you this the last eight
years. What I would like for X-mas
is a play station 2 and games. A
remote control truck with mud
grips, a football, hunting pants,
hunting shirts, and hunting boots
too.
Thanks,
Joseph


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Could you get me some hunt-
ing clothes and some jeans? I
think my mom was talking to you
last night and telling you that I
need some very, very bad!
Your friend,
Jered


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Dear Santa,
My name is Tony I'm 10 years
old I'm in fourth grade. These are
some of the things I wish. My
brother had a basketball goal and
a Foot ball.
Cause the reason I say I wish
he had a Basket ball goal cause he
used to slamdunk a lot!
Tony
Dear Santa,
My name is Bre'Anna Causey.
I am 7 yrs. old and in the second
grade. I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me the following
things for Christmas. 1-FM
crusier, 2-Sponge Bob Square
Pants clock, 3-Clowey off of brats,
4-Miracle moves baby, 5-Brain
surgery the game, 6-Barbie sing
with me kareoke machine, 7-
Rainbow art set, 8-My scene
Barbie, 9-The movie Lilo arid
Stitch and Scooby Doo movie. I
would also like many surprises.
Love ya Santa
Bre'Anna Causey
Christmas is not about pre-
sents it is about Jesus.
Dear Santa,
I would like to have a present.
That present would be a basket-
ball. I will like anything you give
me! And I would like a few clothes.
Love you, Santa. Bye, Bye! Be
careful Santa for our chimney.
Bethany Joi Taylor, 6 yrs old
Dear Santa:
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me- Pop
Sensation Barbie, Easy Bake
Oven, Playdoh Set, Schwinn bike
and a CD boombox. I will leave
you some milk and cookies.
Love,
Kristiana
Dear' Santa:
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Pretty
Pony Family Set, a Spy" Kids II
movie and a Spirit movie. I will
leave you some milk and cookies.
Love,
Christina
Dear Santa:
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a lifesize
Barbie Nutcracker, a new bike
and a paint set. I. will leave you
some milk and cookies.
Love,
Maddie


Dear Santa,
I want a barbie
and a teddy bear.
Love
Cecilia
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Dear Santa,
I want a dirt bike, remote con-
trol car, a book, Men in Black II,
Like Mike the movie, a dog, X-box
games, Ice Age, a computer, and
Playstation2.
Brandon
Dear Santa,
There are many things I want
for Christmas but there are six
things I really want and they are
cds, DVDs, new clothes, Gameboy
advance, jewerly, and a DVD
player.
Sincerely,
Britney
Dear Santa,
I'm nine years old, and I want
to tell at least eight things or more
so please listen.
I figured since there's a side-
wald across the street you might
could get me some rollerblades. If
we move in a couple of years there
might be some ramps I can use
them on. I also want an xbox and
games like Blinks the .time
sweeper, Jack and Daxter, racing
games and stuff like that. I also
want a little robot puppy for my
brother. And I want a doll for my
little sister Destanie. Oh, and my
brothers name is Tyler. We call
him TeTe. Houw could I forget? I
want a tree house. I want it so me
and my dad dan sleep in it. I wish
my dog wouldn't die for five more
years. I wish, my dad didn't have
to be gone all during the week. I
wish everyone has a Merry
Christmas and a happy new year.
Your friend,
Kyle

Dear Santa,
I only have a few things to
say. Would you bring me and my
cousin a bike? And we both wish
that it would snow so we can play
in the snow and make snow
angels, snowmen. and snow balls.
We want it to snow really bad.
That's all we want. Thank you.
Your friend, Jabrela '


Dear Santa,
There are a lot of things I
want for christmas. There are ten
things I really want. I want new
cdes, new clothes, jewelry, make-
up, nail polish, a professional nail
kit, stuff for my room, a gameboy
advance, mountain bike, and some
movies.
One really big thing that I
want for Christmas is for it to
snow when I am at my mom's
house. So me, Bevin, Autumn,
Kelly, Leah, and Stacy can play in
the snow.
I also want a dvd player.
Thanks!
Sincerely,
Alisha


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I'm going to tell you what my
mom wants for Christmas. She
wants to get her necklace
repaired. Also, she wants to get a
16 inch bracelet. Another thing
she wants to have a tkcle pink
Christmas. ? .
Santa, please get these things
for my dad. I want you to get him
a good job. Also, please get him
some new clothes. I really really
want you to get him some new
clothes. I hope you get these
things for me.
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Dear Santa,
I've been a real good boy and
this year for Christmas I want a
hunting jacket, a real shotgun
and some hunting boots.
Love,
Justin, age 5 1/2 years
Dear Santa,
Hello! My name is Rebecca
King. I am 5 years old and I'm in
kindergarten. For Christmas this
year I would like .a Robo Baby, a
Diva Starz Baby, and some pots
and pans for my playhouse.
Yours Truly,
Rebecca
Dear Santa,
My name is Lindsay Furr and
I am 6 years old. I would like a
Barbie Bike, Barbie shoe skates
and a Barbie Scooter skateboard.
Some surprises for my brother
and sister would be nice, too. I
will leave you some cookies and
milk.
Love,
Lindsay
Dear Santa,
How have you been all year?
How have I been all year? Bad or
good? Are you going to visit me
and my sister? Now for the toys. I
would like to have a game cube
game, Sonic Adventure II, & 4
controllers and the rest can be
surprises.
Love,
Dave Warriner
Dear Santa,
For Christmas I want a barbie
travel train CD-player with cds,
p.j.s, clothes, shoes, barbie
glasses, lots of candy, paret food,
barbie dolls, barbie cash register,
barbie car with remote, make-up,
and jewelry.
Jove,
Jassamann
Dear Santa,
I want a fake barbie phone, a
fake cash barbie register. I'm very
good and you're very sweet. Please
bring me a fake ant and a fake fly
and a real scooter that has a
motor on it,
Love,
Brea Ropelis

Dear Santa,
I want a Spiderman web
blaster, a guttar, and little blue
rabbit.
Love,
Casey Garrett, age 5


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Dear Santa,
I would like a yo-yo toy, a dif-
ferent Pokemon movie, duel disk,
supre spy stuff, Yu-Gi-Oh DVD.
Joe Julian
Dear Santa,
Hello my name is Ayla
Trirmnel i am 23 months old i also
have a twin sister named Sandra
and a new baby sister on the way
due December 24th of this year.
For Christmas i would like a
Barney and Blues Clus and some
games to play on PaPa Johns
computer with. My Grandma
Debbie and Grandpa John and I
will leave you some Milk and
Cookies by the Christmas Tree.
Love,
Ayla
Dear Santa,
My name is Sandra Trimnel i
am 23 months old and i have a
twin sister named Ayla. For
christmas i would really like a
Barbie Bettle Jeep and for my
'Great Grandparents Jess and
Peggy Turner a new car. I have a
new baby sister on the way she is
due December 24th of this year.
Aunt Melissa and I will leave you
cheese and crackers and milk on
the counter.
Love,
Sandra
Dear Santa,
My name is Moniquka
Comeaus, 5 yrs. old and I have
geing a good little girl. I wish that
on xmas time that you will bring
me and all little girls & boys that
have been good, something very
special.
Love you,
Moniquka
P.S. I like a bike, doll and'
clothing.
Dear Santa,
I would like to have a Spider
man Pinball, Playstation 2, foot-
ball remote.
De'Andre Wynn, 6 years old


Dear Santa,
I would like a Playstation 2,
video game, hot wheels track.
Love,
Zachory
Dear Santa,
My name is Haley Anderson. I
am 5 years old. I want a talking
grill, a Florida gator suit with
pants shirt and jacket, and a CD
player. I have been really good this
year and so has my little brother
please bring him a present to, and
please don't forget Tori, mommy
and Mr. Croaker.
Merry Christmas
Haley


Dear Santa,
My name is Victoria Pitts. I
am 6 years old. I have been a good
girl. I would like for you to bring
me a Barbie CD player, an Easy-
Bake oven and a karaoke
machine. I will leave you some
milk and cookies.
Love,
Victoria
Dear Santa,
Hi Santa, my bame is Storm, I
would like to have a BeeBee gun
and a new book bag and a Rash
Gauard like my brothers. So
please bring these things.
Love you,
Storm


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Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Checklist
Family, friends neighbors so many familiar faces salt, pepper, garlic powder
seem to drop by for the holidays. Are you prepared to desserts (cookies, cake, pie)
entertain them? Here's a handy list. of staples to have *snacks (chips, crackers, cheese)
around the house just in case guests surprise you around ground beef (quick ingredient for casserole dinners
the holidays. Plus they're good items to have in the pantry that goes a long way)
for year-round,entertaining. rice, noodles or pasta
milk (low-fat and regular varieties to meet your guests' tomato sauce (jar or homemade)
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SWishing you all that's bright and
beautiful all through this wonderful
time of year and beyond.

Many thanks to all our friends, who
helped make our year a shining success.




St. Joe Natural Gas Co., Inc.


Christmas Blessings to All.

May peace and goodwill surround you, and may the true spirit of Christmas live in
your hearts. Our sincere thanks go out to each and every one of you for your kind
patronage and friendship this past year.
Seasons Greetings & Happy New Year from

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Greetings of the season
to all our loyal patrons
and best wishes for a very,
happy new year.

We feel privileged to
have served you this year
and look forward to
seeing you again soon.


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Dear Santa,
My name is Jenny Miles. I'm 8
years old arid in the third grade.
These are some things I would like
for Christmas.:)
1. A hula hoop. 2.,A watch. 3.
A what's her face? doll. 4. A bas-
ketball hoop.
I hope you have a safe trip.
Love, Jenny
P.S. I'll make sure and leave
you some milk & cookies under
the tree.

Dear Santa,
I've been pretty good. I would
like an ordinary drum, a bow and
arrow, and a hospital helicopter.
I'll need a bucket for the bow and
arrows to carry on my shoulder. I
also need a Peter Pan sword or a
vaccum to help daddy. I also need
new color pencils, especially a
gold one.
Logan Rowell
Dear Santa,
Hey! My name is Jaden
Grantland and I am 2 years old.
My mommy is helping me write to
you this year (since I can't write
yet). I have been a really good boy.
If you can, I would like for you to
bring me a helmet (like the one my
cousin Austin has). I also would
like a guitar, a motorcycle (motorcy-
cle), some games for me and my
mommy and daddy to play, a
remote, controlled four wheeler, a
Leap-pad computer and some
puzzles. I will leave some milk and
cookies out for you, if I can keep
my daddy from eating them all.
Please have a safe trip around the
world.
Take care and I Love You!
Jaden


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Dear Santa,
My name is She'noya and I
am 8. years old This year I would
like to get a Brat and a kitten,
some shoes with skates on the
bottom and a cell phone.
Love you,
She'noya
Dear Santa,
I want to sit in your lap and
tell you what I want for
Christmas. I want a lot of pre-
sents. I have been a very good girl.
Please bring me a mommy doll, a
daddy doll and a baby doll, some
coloring books, a Barbie van, a
scooter and a real brown kitty cat,
like Tipsy, with some white on it.
Please go to my friend,
Kristin's house too. I will leave
snacks for you.
Love,
Hayden Lee
Dear Santa,
Thank you for "Hearts" last
year. Could you please bring
another doll like "Hearts" and
"Cassie"?
Also, I would like a Walt
Disney Trivia Game, and a Game
Boy with a Barbie game where she
is a secret agent.
I hope you have a safe
trip-not a stormy onell
Love,
Kari
Dear Santa,
I wont a trampoley, race car
gam, and a babe doll.
I luv you. Ples giv dad a new
toyota 4x4. Thank you.
Luv,
Sarah Ivy Liffick

Dear Santa,
A game for my PS2. The whole
world to be happy. A new Dragon
ball Z Tournament game for game
boy advance. And please bring my
baby brother some toys tool
Love,
George Cargill, 6 years old
Dear Santa Clause,
I would love to have a Godzila,
Dinosaurs & King Kong.
I have been a very good boy.
Thank you,
Michael Collinsworth, age 6

Dear Santa,
I've tried to be a very good boy
this year. For Christmas I would
like a game cube, the game star
fox, & Mario sun shine. For my lit-
tle brother Devlyn, please bring
Silly 6 Pins bowling and a dancing
Dora.
Love,
Damien Wallace, age 5

Dpaj Santa,, -
S have been a good girl. I want
a riyp5e barbe.rn;my fur real kit--
ten, my. pony house, doll stroller
and lots of other toys. I will leave
milk and cookies for you and car-
rots for the reindeer. Love,
Bethany Hall
P.S. My brother Caleb wants a
hampster.
Dear Santa,
I am 5. Please leave a National
Geo. book,a remote car.
Love,
Connor Dinan

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Barbie
Season Sparkle doll, a blow up
Barbie chair, and a Pixter. I will
have milk and cookies waiting for
you.
Love,
McKayla W. 6 years old





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Dear Santa,
My name is Jared B. Abert. I
am 5 years old. I have been a very
good boy. I would like a train set.
A big art set. I also want a new big
boy bike. I love you Santal
Sincerely,
Jared Abert
Dear Santa,
I want a dirt bike, a big bike,
and a drum set, and a Jimmy
Neutron game, a Care Bear hug
and a rolling tunnel.
Thank you!
Hayden, age 5

Dear Santa,
All I want for christmas is a
car for my brother Tan, a trans-
former truck, and a Power ranger
Wild force.
Sincerely Your,
Joseph Price

Dear Santa,
My name is Trever Phillips. I
am 5 years old, I have been a good
boy this year. There are three
things I really want for christmas,
a He-man action figure, He-man's
castle, and a new bike & if you
can bring a few things for my
brother.
Thank you Santa,
Love Trever.

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy all
year. My mommy said to make 3
Christmas wishes and write them
down. My,. 1st wish is a four
wheeler, my 2nd wish is a playsta-
tion2 and my 3rd wish is a bigger
train set.
Don't forget your milk arid
cookies when you come!

Dear Santa,
My name is DayJa Adams I
am 5 years old
I want Barbie Simon says art
set for drawing.
DayJa
Dear Santa,
My name is John Simpson
and I am 5 years old. I have been
a very good boy this year. I would
like you to bring me a Tonka
Truck, boar, and a microphone for
Christmas. I will leave you some
cookies and milk next to the lamp.
Sincelery,
John Simpson
Dear Santa,
I would like a Barbie
Computer, a new cup with a lid,
shoe skates, some new shoes, a
computer for my Daddy, new
plates for my mom, and ,a flute for
my sister.
Love you,
Katie Noble


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intricate ornaments for the family
tree? As you hang your delicate
glass balls, ribbons, garland and
glistening stars, consider creat-
ing special homemade scented
ornaments. It's easier than you
might think.
With a simple batch of
edible ingredients, you
can whip up spiced
ornaments. Here's the
recipe, courtesy of
www.recipesource.com.
SPICED CHRISTMAS
ORNAMENTS
Yield: I recipe
Y4 cup ground cinnamon
1 tablespoons ground allspice
1 tablespoons nutmeg


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2 tablespoons ground cloves
1 cup applesauce
Mix dry ingredients together.
Add applesauce and mix well.
Roll on waxed paper to 'A inch
thickness and sprinkle with
cinnamon to keep from stick-
ing. Cut into Christmas
shapes. Let decora-
tions air dry for four
to five days, turning
once a day. Ornaments
can be painted or deco-
rated when dry. Store in a
plastic bag each year.
When. the scent evapo-
rates, add a drop or two
of cinnamon oil to the
back. These ornaments are
wonderful tree decorations or gifts.


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Dear Santa,
My name is Zachary Lewis. I
am 2 years old and have been a
real good boy this year. I would
like for you to bring me a Monster
Truck that I can ride, lots of cars
and trucks, an airplane, some
Thomas the Tank Engine stuff
and lots of surprises. I will leave
some cookies and milk for you as
well as some carrots for the rein-
deer. I love you Santa.
Love,
Zachary Lewis


Dear Santa,
I sent this letter to see how
you and Mrs. Claus are doing..
I been trying very hard to be a
good boy. It's hard, but my mom
says I am a good boy.
Please if you can bring me
these things: Playstation2, Yu-Gi-
Oh cards, metal detector, a new
bike, clothes, Scooby doo, spider
man, Ice age, and the Santa Claus
on D.V.D. and Spongebob and
Jimmy Newtron for Playstation2.
Love,
Sammy Buccieri
Dear Santa,
My name is Cheyanne and I'm
3 years old and this year for
Christmas I would like a care
bear, some barbie dolls & barbie
house & a big bike like my bub-
bas. Santa I're been a real good
girl so please leave me lots of pre-
sents.
Love,
Cheyanne Hanlon, 3 years


Dear Santa,
My name is Justin and I'm 5
1/2 years old and this year for
Christmas I would like a real
shotgun, a hunting jacket, hat &
gloves, a fishing pole, & a
Gameboy with a Nascar game.
Love,
Justin Martin 5 1/2 years

Dear Santa,
My name is Emily Anne Hart.
I am 5 yrs. old and have been a
real good girl this year. I would
like for you to bring me a Barbie
laptop, Barbies, some baby dolls,
stuffed animals and lots of sur-
prises. I will leave you some cook-
ies & milk and some apples for the
reindeer. I love you Santa.
Love,
Emily Anne Hart
Dear Santa,
My name is Jonathan
Hormuth. I am 5 yrs old and have
been a real good boy this year. All
I want for Christmas is to be with
my memaw in Port St. Joe, FL.
(not enough family in Maryland).
Santa you already know the toys I
want so a list is not necessary. I
love you Santa.
Love,
Jonathan Hormuth



Honor the Past and

Celebrate the Future

Family, community responsibility,
commerce and self-improvement -
these traditional African values are
important to many African-Americans
and the focus of Kwanzaa, a seven-day
celebration observed by millions each


year. Kwanzaa, which means "first
fruits of the harvest" in the African lan-
guage Swahili, encourages people to
honor their African roots and reflect on
their present-day lives. Founded by Dr.
Maulana Karenga in 1966, this event is
celebrated from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.
Kwanzaa is based on Nguzo Saba,
seven guiding principles: Umoja
(unity), Kujichagulia (self-determina-
tion), Ujima (collective work and
responsibility), Ujamaa (cooperative
economics), Nia (purpose), Kuumba
(creativity), and Imani (faith). It is a
time for African-Americans to come
together and work toward a better
future, while remembering their past.
When observing Kwanzaa, it is
important for family members to select
a central place in their home where
they will celebrate. This area should be
decorated in black, red and green, the
colors of Kwanzaa. Black represents
the African-American people, red rep-
resents their struggle, and green repre-
sents the future and hope. that comes
from their struggle.


/ For unto us a child
is born, unto us a
son is given: and the
government shall be
upon his shoulder: and
his name shall be
called Wonderful,
Counsellor, The mighty
God, The everlasting
Father, The Prince of Peace.
Isaiah 9:6
We're proud to join you and
your family in sharing the
miracle of Christmas.,


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No matter where the holiday finds you, we hope it's
merry all the way;
Thanks for making our season bright!


Eugene Raffield

Port St. Joe Cit. Commissioner
.


Decorate A Tree of Your Own!


Here's hoping your season gets off to a flying start, and brings
much joy throughout!

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YOUR ACE HARDWARE


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Dear Santa,
How are you doing? Well, I
know it's probably noisy up
these, but you get use to it. Well, if
you come to our house I want to
meet you cause I am looking for-
ward to a good Cristmes this year.
Well, I am gone! Merry Cristmas
Santa.
Your Friend,
Mack
Dear Santa Clause,
I would like these things for
christmas: CDs, movies, and
other stuff. And new clothes. And
I want the game Restident Evil.
And could you make it snow in
Florida please! And I would like
you to not go down the chimney
this year please!
Your friend,
Michael


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FROM
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It was a never-to-be-forgotten.
experience to visit the Church, c
the Nativity outside Bethlehem.
Behind an altar in this ancient'
church is a cave. Embedded in the
floor is a star. It designates the
birthplace of Christ.
I entered the church happily but
the cave humbly. The door is so
low you can't walk in standing up.
You must stoop.
Do you want to meet Christ this
Christmas? You must get on your
knees. It's only as you invite Him
into your heart and confess Him
with your mouth that you become
a child of God.


Dear Santa,
I would like to have a bike, a
talking globe, some movies, a rock
collection, some books, and. a nin-
tendo game.
I would want an electric grill
for my dad.
I would also want some ear-
rings for my mom too.
Your 'sweetest admirer,
Jacob
Dear Santa,
My name is Justin. I'm ten
years old. I will be eleven on
November 4, 2003. What I want
for Christmas is a go-kart, a 20
horsepower, a 350 Dirtbike, four
wheeler, new car for my mom, new
glasses for my sister, a gameboy
advance for my brother, and most
of all I want it to snow.
Sincerely, Justin
P.S. I hope you can rememb-
ver everything up there.
Dear Santa,
Would you please give my lit-
tle sisters both a puppy of their
own? And please give Angela a
new doll? Would you mind giving
Alexa a new doll, too?
Finally me, I want a bratzs
head, (Maybe even a puppy too.)
Please get me a Parade Animal
Ally horse for my collection. That's
pretty much it, Oh, please give my
whole family a present from me.
Your friend,
Alicia


Dear Santa,
I have been a boog girl this
year. Please bring me a Rapunzel
Barbie, Talking Belle, and the
Princess dress-up trunk.
I will leave you some milk' and
cookies.
Love,
Katie Nobles 4 yrs.
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a Pirate ship
and a bunch of presents.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Austin Nobles 3 yrs.
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year and I love turtles. Please
bring e a little train with a lot of
animals in cages and a pooch poo-
dle pet (a real one).
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Carly
Dear Santa,
I have been a bood boy this
year.. Please bring me a big fire
truck, Thomas the Train, truck
you can drive.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Spencer Raffield
Dear Santa,
I would like a willow tree, a
BraL' and a Leap Frog for x-masI
am 5 \ears old.
Jade Thompson

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Follow the Christmas star to a happy and fulfilling
holiday season. We sincerely value your pationage this
year, and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Thank you for your kind support.



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God bless you and yours in this holy season and beyond.


THE COLBERTS

Kesley, Cathy, Josh and Jesse


Dear Santa,
How are you doing? Good I
hope. I wanted to know how do
reindeer fly?
Your friend,
Andrew
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a train table
and train set and a transformer.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Caden Kelsch
Dear Santa Clause,
It would be really nice if you
could get my mom a four door
truck for Christmas. She really
wants one and hasn't made her
list yet. I really want this wish to
come true for her.
I also want a car for my sister,
Renadde. And my other sisters,
Kasey and Jamie a new radio and
bike. I would like that.
I would thank you for ever if
you could get me a real dad. Some
jeans and a cd player and a cou-
ple of cds.
Happy Holidays,
Hannah


GEARING

UP FOR

CHRISTMAS


The Christmas season is here, and we hope yours runs smooth-
ly from the front end to the back.


We'd like to wish
smiles!


everyone a great Christmas with miles of


LEE'S AUTOMOTIVE


HIGHWAY 98


* HIGHLAND VIEW PORT ST. JOE


and May All Your Dreams


Come True This Christmas

Time to get things rolling and wish all our

customers a very Merry Christmas.

Thank you for doing business with us.


From


Billy Carr and His Staff









Billy Carr Used Cars



& Trucks



Hwy. 98, H.V., Port St. Joe

Phone No. 229-6961



Billy [arr & Family

Lynne & Chellsey


Kenny & Becky Wood




Remember, Billy Carr Auto Sales


should be able to put you in a good vehicle


with a great selection to choose from.









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Dear Santa,
I would like to ask you for some
gifts this year for christmas. I
would like to ask you if I can please
have at least some gifts out of the
following things Santa, please. I
would like a spongebob phone or
any other phone. A gameboy with
some gameboy games & a gameboy
holder, a pair of brown leather
boots that goes just right above my
ankle, 2 c.d.s, Toby Keith (album
unleashed) and Keith Orban
(album somebody 1 ike you), Turbo
Twist Math, Your Auto-graph, video
camera, a clubhouse, Samantha
the American girl doll, Crayola
trace 'n projector, and a sonpgebob
Squarepants bean bag seat,
Password" Journal 2, &
Spectracolor Image Pad. I would
like to thank you .fror all the gifts
you gave me last year. And I would
love to at least get some of these
gifts.
Love,
Michelle


Dear Santa,
I have been a very good boy and
I would like lots! of toy & presents.
I want a pinball machine, bub-
blegum machine, and gum.
I want a big Christmas TREE.
Love,
Jacob Lacour
Dear Santa,'
I have been very good this year.
I would like a kettacart or a trick
bike, neopet and petpet things, a
digital blue movie maker, a camera,
a dark blue cloak with golden stars
and moons, a magic star wand and
a cauldren.* The things I have
underlined, I want the most.
Thanks,
SAshley E. Lacour


Dear Santa,
I want a mary-kate and ashley
game boy game plese. and i want a
bratz doll and a bratz doll car and
my bable sister would like a baby
doll and a bottle and a baby
stroller.
Your friend Haley and my baby
sister Regan
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl I would
like a Repunzel barbie and all the
things that go with her. I will be at
my Neeser and G-daddy Lyons
house.
Love
Kami Porter
Dear Santa,
I have been pretty goo4 this
year!
I would like remote control
truck, remote control rocket and a
remote control tracker.
Thanks alot,
Dalton Brewer '
(P.S.) Merry Christmas
(P.S.S.) Moma & Daddy have
been good too.
Dear Santa,
I want a Playstation 2!
fungames. and I want a xbox. from
Chance
Dear Santa,
What I want for christmas 1-a
poke'mon cards 2-a nitendo 3-a
dragon ball action figure 4-supers-
mash 5-game qube 6-sonic 7-
supersmashoros
Drew Lacour
Dear Santa,
My name is Jenny Miles. I'm 8
years old and in the third grade.
These are some things I would like
for Christmas. :)
.1-A hula hop, 2-A watch; 3-A
what's her face doll 4-A basketball


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hoop. I hope you have a safe trip. :)
Love, Jenny
P.S. I'll make sure and leave you
some milk & cookies under the tree.:)
Dear Santa,
Please give me a big BB gun and
some safety googles. Also, one little
BB gun for my baby sister and big
sister. I'll. have some reindeer corn &
cookies ready.
Love,
Will Ramsey
Dear Santa Clause,
I have been good this year so has
Kyle, and Gabrielle my little brother
and sister. I want a Kreyocy
machine. Kyle wants a Kassie the
Kenderbot. bring Gabrielle anything.
Your friend,
Samantha Nicodemus
P.S. Merry Christmas
Dear Santa,
Rachel's list: 1-Pokemon cards 2-
Bike 3-Stuffed animal an toy 4-
Talking Mew 5-Talking Togipi 6-Spy
kid's two the movie 7-V. Traiers
Poke'mon Mew 8-Stuffed animals
mshoon 9-Stuffed animal Pichu 10-
Stuffed animal Mew 11-Stuffed
animal Quilava 12-Stuffed animal
Raichu 13-Stuffed animal Va
Doreon 14-Talking Wigglytuff 15-
Talking Persian 16-Eevee 17-
V.Trainers Va Poreon 18-V. Trainers
Wiggly+Mff 19-Spirit the Movie 20-
Bay leef 21-Flareon 22-Staryom 23-
Chansie 24-Poke'mori sesid 25-
Poke'mon I .choss You 26-Poke'mon
Thunder Shack 27-Game Boy
Advance 28-Cristil Versen 29-Talking
kitty 30-Bity Baby Rocking horse 31-
The Power Puff girls movie 32-Ice Age
34-Lilo and Stitch 34-Poke'mon box-'
ing tournament 36-Candels 37-
Stuffed animal Vulpx 38-Stuffed
animal Ninetales 39-A if Bud 4 the
movie 40-Stuffed person Ash 41-
Neopts Talking Chia
Thiank you Santa!!
Love,
Rachel Jones! Thanks
Hi Santa,
My name is Rachel Tullis I am 8
years old. I have been a pretty good
girl this year. I am doing really good
in school. Santa I w6uld like to have
the Deer Hunting game that you plug
into the TV to play. A puppy play
park and a Barbie doll truck and
trailer. Some new clothes and new
shoes. I have a sister her name is
Julie she is 13 years old bring her
some new clothes and surprizes. I
will leave you some milk and cookies
out. ..,.... ,
Love. Rachel


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from residents and staff of Bay St. Joseph


With Special Thanks to:
(PSJ)
ROTC
H.V. Children's Church
Dave & Nancy Hopper
P.S.J. High School Band
Bill Quarles e Art Nelson
Brenda & Frank Reinhardt
George Duren (Piggly Wiggly)
Heart's Desire oVessels of Clay
Almeta Nickson (Apalachicola)
Highland View Church of God
Gloria Darsey John Strickland
H.B. Henderson (Fruit, Produce)
Bay Medical Plus Senior Program
Goober Dunlap Debbie Vanzant
Talmadge Kennedy (VFW Chaplain)
Whitfield Produce e Robert Rogers
Bob Munn & Dog Seminole (Semi)
Newmans Millie Barry Inez Glass
Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints
Southern Home Cabinets & Furniture
VFW Ladies Auxiliary Coastal Designs
Friendship Baptist Church (Apalachicola)
Audrey Parrish Tyler's Tires Melita's
P.S.J. Ladies Golf Assoc. Sharleen Smith
Marie Todd (Portside) P.S.J. Swat Team
Debbie Stitt Bert Doolittle *' Marie Wynn
Toys for Tots (Jerry Stokoe, Senior Citizens)
Mexico Beach Crafters First Baptist Church
Sea Oats/Dunes Mexico Beach Garden Club
Franklin County Work Camp
(Toys for Tots, Sgt. Cook)
First United Methodist Church
(Mission Group I)
Wewahitchka Church of Christ
(Apalachicola)
Boyd Pickett & Teri Palmer
(Emcees for Bay St. Joe Ms. Beauty)
Gulf County Assoc. of Retired Citizens
(Gulf ARC)


St.


Joseph


Care & Rehabilitation Center


220 Ninth Street Port St. Joe 229-8244


Coastal Grill


Sunset Coastal Grll humbly thanks al of the eliiwae-
tors, eity and county officials, bwiness onr and
individual citiAes of Port SL Joe, Cape San Bhas and
Indian Pass who welre iilruwmental in the deelop-
ment and construction ofSwAsel Coastal GriL. Your
encouragement and enthusiasm awe mAOre than we
could have ever imaginwd&

Thank you to al of ur guests for your palufuge
and comments. We look c&fwmd to serving y v
again in 2M.3I

We hope that your holidays "e -ful of joy and
ymr -year is asful ofthe-sameoywfiiUis
and blessings as yu have shared with s

HAPPY HOLIDAYS I


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2002 The St. Joe Company. Arvida Community Sales, Inc., Licensed Real Estate Broker. "Arvida," "St. Joe" and "Taking Flight" stylized logo are registered service marks. "WindMark Beach" is a service mark of The St. Joe Company. Prices, plans, uses, dimensions, specifications, material and
availability are subject to change without notice. Illustrations are artist's depictions only and may differ from completed improvements. Arvida and St. Joe do not guarantee the obligations of unaffiliated builders who may build and sell homes in the WindMark Beach com-
munity. Ownership of a residence at WindMark Beach does not grant any use of or access to any clubs owned or operated by Arvida, all of which may require the purchase of a separate membership pursuant to each club's rules. Eligibility to join a club depends on its rules, [
FJO7Eq which are subject to change. This is not an offering of real property Offers may only be made at the sales center for WindMark Beach. Void where prohibited by law or where there are other qualifications to advertising real property Broker participation welcome. 112 t


WindMark Beach, 3591 West U.S. Highway 98, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Toll Free 1-866-227-9007 Local sales 850-227-9001 Fax 850-227-9002 www.windmarkbeach.com


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