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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: February 27, 2003
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>.
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Chefs Win Gumbo
Cookoff Story on Page 4A

Snagging All

Kids i Story on Page 4A

Maj. Gen Chedister

Speaks to Historical

Society Photos & Story Page 3A

Paddle Wheeler

Visiting 'Photos & Story Page 1B

Sports News Pgs o10 ,2A


Obituaries
School News


Page 8B
Pages 2, 3, 4B


Classifieds, Legals Pgs 10, 11,12B


Snowbird

Appreciation

Attention all you visitors from
colder climes who hibernate the
winter on the sands of Mexico
Beach: they're tossing a shindig for
you.
The city's Community Deve-
lopment Council and local busi-
nesses will fete the city's snowbirds
from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on
Saturday at the' Civic Center.
The menu will be succulent
roasted barbecue pork, cole slaw,
baked beans, bread and tea.
The price is right it's free.
All area snowbirds are invited,
nay, encouraged, to chow down
and socialize.
For more information call the
CDC at 648-8196.


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Gulf Coast Parkway Update



Public Workshop Set for March 18th to Review Corridor Options

Gulf County commissioners received an update on the progress of the
Gulf County Parkway corridor feasibility study currently being conducted ." '"'."-::: 1' .Ir .',! it,.
by Opportunity Florida during their regular board meeting Tuesday
evening. .
Rosemary Wood, Project Manager for PBS&J study group, outlined to .., r'' ,' ."
commissioners what progress has been made to date on the study to '
locate the best route for the roadway and determine the feasibility of "
those routes. -
The roadway corridor is being studied to connect Gulf County to a ': '" *' '
major roadway. Specifically, in this case, Highway 231, which is a major 1
four-lane highway running north from Panama City to Dothan. It also
connects, or crosses, Interstate 10. The proposed Gulf County Parkway is "
being planned as a two-lane highway with tight-of-way access sufficient '
to expand to four lanes in the future if necessary.
Wood told the board that the first step in this corridor study is to /
determine the best area to locate the roadway. She presented a map .-'
depicting five alternative sites which will be introduced to the public in a
public workshop scheduled for March 18.
"This is the very beginning step in the process of building anew road,"
Wood explained. She reviewed some of the factors considered in evaluat-
ing possible corridors for the Gulf County Parkway which include consid-
eration of residential acreage impacted, environmental, wetlands impact- '
ed and mitigation cost to construct, and wildlife disturbance.
The public workshop is scheduled for March 18 at 6:30 p.m. E.S.T. at --.-..
the Centennial building. in Port St. Joe. Maps will be up for review ..
between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. From 7:30 to 7:45 p.m. there will be a formal i
presentation of the information from the study group.followed by a pub-.-. N I
lic comment period. -- I
Wood encouraged the public to attend and participate in the publicoutlines corridor options for Gulf County Parkway toCommissi
(See Pqrkway on Page 7A) Rosemary Woodoutlines corridor options for Gulf CountyParkway to Commission


Mexico Beach Loses A Giant


Josh Davis has won five Olympic medals and is a 10-time national
swimming champion. '


Olympic Gold Medalist


Will Speak at Upward


by Tim Croft
We see them about once every
four years. The chance to hear
from and speak to one, well, that's
something more rare.
Olympic gold medal swimmer
Josh Davis will be in town to speak
at the Upward Basketball awards
banquet at 7 p.m. EST in the gym-
nasium at Port St. Joe High
School.
The banquet and Davis'
address are free and open to the
public.
Davis, 27, is a 10-time nation-
al champion and five-time Olympic
medalist hailing from San Antonio,
Texas.
He holds three American
records and was selected captain
of the Olympic swim team in 2000.
Davis is training and pointing
toward competing in the 2004
Olympics in Athens.
* His specialty is the 200 meter
freestyle, though his Olympic


medals have all come in relays.
In 1996, in Atlanta, Davis won
gold in the 4x200 freestyle relay,
the 4x100 freestyle relay and the
4x100 medley relay.
He won silver in the 4x200 and
4x100 freestyle relays in the 2000
Olympics in Sidney, Australia.
In 1995, Davis ranked first in
the world in the 200 -meter
freestyle and won five medals, four
golds, during that year's World
University Games.
Davis won three golds and a
bronze medal at the Pan American
Games that same year.
And as he dreams of slicing
ever faster in the water, Davis also
carries a message of faith, of his
commitment to his Lord made
when he was 19.
The meld of muscles and min-
istry fits Upward Basketball like a
jersey and shorts.
Established six years ago as
(See Upward on Page 6)


by Tim' Croft
A man of small stature, Charlie
Parker strode the beach of western
Bay County as a colossus.
The shoes of the man may have
been small, but the footprints were
enormous and indelible, friends
and family said. a
He and his adored wife of near-,
ly six decades, Inky, had three
daughters and more than two
dozen grandchildren and great-
grand-children.
And he served as midwife for a
city. helping to bring it into the,
world. Nurturing it as it grew, lov-
ing and protecting it as only a par-
ent can with every available cell,
the vagaries of, the world and the
human nature be darned.
Last week, "Mr. Charlie"
passed away. The city that he
treasured, Mexico'Beach, will likely
never be quite the same.;
And maybe, to listen to friends
and relatives speak of him, it could-
be considered something of a mira-
cle that this bantamweight's heavy-
weight heart didn't just plumb
wear out sooner.
"He was always the same, very
nice, friendly," said Sadie Gardner,
who knew Parker for 30 years. "He
was willing to help anybody.
"He Was a real good man. He
took an interest in people and did
things for people that they didn't
even realize."
Gardner recalled more than
one person who had their overdue
medical bills footed by Parker,
always acting on 'the sly, seeking
neither thanks or 'acknowledge-
ment.
"He never met a stranger," said
Parker's nephew Al Cathey, "I can't
think of any instance where he
wouldn't go that extra mile to help
somebody.
"If there was a time of need
he'd be the first in line to help
somebody."
If a man can truly be measured
by his family and friends, possibly
one of Parker's lasting legacies is
that he seemed to carve out little
distinction between the two.
Once you had been pulled in
by the gravitational pull of this
force of nature, blood or pal, you


were part of his solar system, like
the congregating stars on a sum-'
mer night.
"He was always very loving,"
said Carol Faison, who knew "Mr.
Charlie" all her ,life. "He'was like


it that way because of his outlook
on people in general."'
His is the s6rt-of story that'has
its roots, in the region's bedrock,
his roots more embedded than the
limestone of the Florida Aquifer.


Sw i i t c o
Parker was instrumental in the construction of the first Mexico Beach pier,.


another father figure.
"You were always part of his
family. It was like an extended fam-
ily. That's the way he and Inky
treated you. Rich or poor, it was
always the same, you were part of
the family."'
From whatever wellspring of
humanity or faith or combination
of the two, Parker was, in these
most uncivil times, an inscrutably
civil man.
Capable of finding the silver in
the dark, to unearth diamond
amidst the coal.
He was, quite; simply, the kind
that 'provides the life preserver for
the rest of us, a beacon of grace in
an often roiling sea.
"His focus was' truly on the
positive -note," Cathey said. "He
had no time for negativity. He made


It started,' in 1924,, in
Blountstown, 'where his father was
already establishing a family repu-
tation for dynamic leadership.
His. father, Gordon,. and a'
cousin. W.T. McGowin, purchased
a little more than three miles of
., be.achicrqtL.and Jaudeodb le .c.0o_
Beach Corp.. Inc.. shortly after the
end ofV World War II.
Son soon followed father and
"Unk Charlie," as Cathey affection-
ally called him, opened the Mexico
Beach Gr6cery Store.
Charlie Parker embarked on a
love affair with the only, mistress
that could possibly compete with
Inky and his growing family.
He fell hard for the deep blue
waters, the warm crystalline sands
and the purple palette of the set-
ting sun.
"That was all you needed,"
Cathey said. "The look on his face,
'the sparkle in his eyes, talking to
him he made you feel just fortunate
about where you lived.
"He made other people
embrace this community just by
how he acted, how he talked, how
he lived his life. You just don't
replace somebody like that."
The Parker clan were literally
the pioneers of Mexico Beach, just
as Daniel Boone opened the
(See Giant on Page 7A)


Charlie Parker and his wife Inky on their 55th wedding anniversary in
1999.


Sheriff Tightening His Budget Belt


by Tim Croft
In this era of belt-tightening, when scarce resources have public
budgets, from the local to federal level, under greater scrutiny, creative
thinking is becoming standard operating procedure.
Gulf County Sheriff Frank McKeithen is pushing outside the box to
squeeze every dollar, even as homeland security issues have placed addi-
tional burdens on already strained law enforcement budgets from the feds
down.
Toss in rising fuel and other costs, and the tension between security
and fiscal responsibility is palpable.
"We're trying our best to fight crime, be professional and stay within
our budget," McKeithen said this week. "We will continue to look for ways
to save, but in our business, cutting corners is not always the most appro-
priate or safest way to protect the citizens of our county.
"We can't stop patrolling because the price of gas has gone up. We
can't stop feeding prisoners because the cost of groceries has gone up ...
We can't stop providing good law enforcement."
McKeithen is, in particular, examining two areas for dollar savings


while investigating local vendors and consolidation of services to conserve
resources.
One area is cell phones and pagers, as vital to modern law enforce-
ment as handcuffs and night stick.
After looking at his department's expenditures for cell phones and
pagers, which had been contracted through several vendors, McKeithen
decided to contract for all through a local business, U.S. Cellular.
McKeithen said he is able to save money and keep his business local.
"Some people call our equipment the Sheriffs toys," McKeithen said,
noting that all officers have computers in their vehicles in addition to the
cell phones and pagers each officer carries. "We are trying to stay up with
modern police procedures.
."Officers must be more professional than ever. Things like this cost
money."
He said there are grant dollars available from the state or federal gov-
ernments for much necessary equipment, but that most of those grants
require local matching funds.
(See Budget on Page 8A)


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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2003


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EDITORIAL COMMENTARY Iii Emi11/i
o c CO LUMIN J C by KesleyColbert
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Low, I Am With You


Together We Can Do Anything

-Let's Make a Pact

There's not much I dislike more than controversy. Maybe it's
something about the way I'm put together, I don't know. What I do
know is that it bothers me when folks, whom I know are all good and
wonderful people giving 110% of their best efforts to help their com-
munity, seem to have a little friction building.
I've gone on record on more than one occasion in support of the
port. I'm gonna do it again right now just in case anyone might doubt
where I'm at on this issue.
I believe an operating port would bring good jobs to the commu-
nity. Many of these jobs would be in keeping with what has been a
traditional line of employment for a large segment of the long term
residents in our communities for many generations..
I've had the privilege of being invited to tour some area ports and
see first hand how residential, commercial, industrial and port devel-
opments can co-exist, hand in hand.
At the Port of Gulfport (Mississippi) I remember one of the port
officials explaining how sensitive the port operators were to their per-
ceived ambience as they set in the shadows of the casinos just
beyond their gates. In fact, one casino boat had a permanent berth
along side the same docks that were loading and unloading ships.
(Note: I'm not in favor of casinos here.)
That port facility has an outstanding operation that blends well
with the other very important economic engines in the immediate
'area. The operators know that. if they don't keep their act clean, are
not sensitive to the needs of area casinos arid work together, their
existence is in jeopardy.
This same kind of relationship is not only very possible right
along the docks of Port St. Joe, but it seems to be something that all
the parties involved are agreeable to.
Local Arvida representative, John Hendry may have hit the nail
on the head when he observed that all the parties are on different
time lines and have different priorities they are dealing with. The Port
Authority wants to ink out a port deal now and has a clear objective
and purpose ifrirind. Smurfit-Stone just wants to get the ,mill site
cleared and through the environmental hurdles. Stone representa-
tives have made it clear that they have lost many millions of dollars
at the local mill site and are looking forward to the day the approxi-
mately 125 acre site can bring a positive cash flow. The St. Joe Com-
pany is also in the process of doing environmental study work on
their property adjacent to .the mill site. They have worked with the
Port Authority, selling this port property and 22 acres off Industrial
. Road for a staging/storage area. But, planning a footprint for long
term port facilities has not been something at the top of their prior-
ity list either.
The fact that The St. Joe Company and Smurfit-Stone are look-
ing at a joint venture agreement;to deal with development issues at
the mill site raised the concern'6f the Port Authority, who deems the
site to be the best locatiorv-fora-future..port complex. The Str de'
Company said let's move it over to our property adjacent to the mill
land, and we'll help with that process. The Poit AuthriofitfyT6f"T ..
letters to both The St. Joe Company and Smurfit-Stone seeking a
quick response on land use questions so they could apply for grant
funds.
Smurfit-Stone Vice President, Leslie T.' Lederer answered with
what, in essence, should have been the predicted response of one of
the vice presidents of a publicly held company seeking the best for
his stockholders. Optimizing value for the property was the theme of
his letter and he questioned whether the port would do that.
I had the opportunity to talk with Mr. Lederer on the phone. He
seems like a fine 'and very reasonable man-just what one might,
expect from a vice president of a major U.S. corporation.
Several years ago I watched a proposal in Tallahassee called
"Southwood" get put through, the ringers as the developer (St. Joe
Company) tried to bring the project together. All of a sudden one day,
the whole concept was put on the shelf and forgotten. Several years
later it was pulled off the shelf and is now considered to be a -won-
derful development for the community.
I'm not saying this is what is going to happen here, but I am say-
ing we have the potential to have a wonderful development with all
parties working together. As Ferrell Allen said during the last Port St.
Joe City Commission meeting, "Together we can do anything:" Let's ,
work together and build a port. '


I can tell you the biggest thing;
I have against flying. The plane
gets off the ground!
I have flown a few times out of
absolute necessity and I get fthe'
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I-n M\V uL ,--. i_. ti :e ias that L
wheel di seneaies Iron- the terra
lirma i remember so \ iidlv the
bone sticking, ouit of' Squeaky
Riding r leg-and he only
jumpe-d ofl the Secord floor fire
escape for goodness sake.s!
I uon't think we were meant to
get too high up in the sky. Do you
remember the tower of Babel
story? My head used to spin when
we'd climb that old silo down
behind Ben Everett's house., At
snack time, Leon and David Mark


slhimmied up the tree and shook
the pers-im-'ins out while I gath-
ered emn up ina sack below. I ni
the _uv who staved on the ground
and watched out for the police
when Ricky Gene Staffcord and Arlo
CLunninghnam painted Martj E.
Pendleton Has A Big Mouth in fire
engine red on the town's only
water tower.
I don't even like to jump high.
It took the funeral of my
favorite uncle to get, me off the
ground this time. And I still almost


Always...
didn goe. I knew Aunt Thelma
wanted me to come. And [ was
pretty sure Dickie, Ronda. Jacque.
Lon and Lisa would have appreci-
ated me being there for their dad.
But I didn t know about that oldest
daughter.... I can t remember her
name.... But she never liked me
too much.... That was reason.
enough to stay on the ground!
"Nonsense!" Cathy wasn't buy-
ing this one. "You need to be there.
And don't give me aliy of your fame
excuses! Most .everyone out thdre
likes you. Besides, five out of six is
better than most of the family
ratios where. you are con-
cerned....
I still almost didn't make it off
the ground. And it wasn't my fault.
It was those guys in the white
shirts with the badges. oNow, I did-
Sn't mind them looking in my 'bg.
And I stood still while one of them
waved this wand up and back.
down and all around me. But
folks, I drew the line when he
asked me to take mny shoes offi Did
I look like Maxwell Smart? It was .a
pair of Rockports Id bought at.J.
C. Penney's. I was trying to tell'Oim
where he could get a pair just like
'em....but this was a most insistent
fellow. And when I sull wouldn't
S"give up" my shoes he called sever-
al more "white shirted" people over.
S Well I to6k one look at :Ltie
ugly clogs these guys were wearing
and understood what all theifuss
was about. The ticket lady w'as
declaring that if I didn t hurry I
was,going to miss my plane. It was
so dark when I left the house I did-
n't know what I d put ,,n-burit-
didn't seem American to- me that
I'd have to come out in public-aind
take a chance on showing .the
world a holey" sock! I volunteered
to lay down on that conveyer and
they could get a "look" at my shoes
as I rolled by...
I sneaked a peek at the pilot as
I boarded. He was nineteen! I ve
got ties older than this lad! Most
folks were reading and looking 6iut
the window as the stewardess was
explaining to us about the exit
,rows and the red floor lights that
obuld illuminate the w:.'.im case
of an emergency. I was takigp,
notes! -
We changed planes in Mem-
phis,. As I was making my 'way
toward the boarding ramp a
"white-shirt" pulled me aside and
while. his accomplice looked
through my bag, he asked me Co
take off my shoes.....
This was a cross country flight
that was going to serve breakfast.
At least it would be something to
get my mund off how high up we
were and the little kid in the seat
next ,to me who kept poking a pen-
cil in my ear. And I was pretty hun-
gry. In the excitement of packing
the night before and making
arrangements for someone to pick
me up I hadn't eaten. The inlliaht
hostess handed, me a little card-
board package with, a croissant
and a banana!
S Are these people for real! I
tned to get a hand on.'hier blue and
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)


I'll Take Extra Care From Now On...


I'M STILL OUT OF my regu-
lar schedule. This is being writ-
ten Monday, instead of 'Thurs-
day, due to circumstances
beyond my coritrol.
I didn't feel well Thursday,
so I'put off writing until Friday
morning, but I didn't get around
to it then, either.
Something happened Friday
afternoon which put off writing
this column, even further
I fell! :" "
When you have reached age
76, you don't just fall, you splat!
I found that out the hard way.
It wasn't the fall that got to
me. I got right up, and felt fine.
The next two days, however,
were something else. I was sorely
Couldn't move I,
I I watched the Super Bowl all
the way through. Those fellows
hit each other, piled them up in
a wad, hit the ground full f6rce
and got up imnrfediately-to do it
again.
I urged them on. They were
just falling down on'every play. I




Publish
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FLORiDA William H.
CONSTITUTION Wesley R.
SShirley Ram


could do that!
Yeah!
In retrospect, I don't see
how they managed to move after
the first play.

I'LL BORE YOU WITH the'
details of what made me fall.
For nearly two years, now, I
have made a trip to Bay Memor-
ial Medical, Center for a weekly
treatment my doctors have. -me
on to stave off having'togo on
dialysis. Except for one session
on the dialysis machine, it has
worked, too. '"
Both Doctor Tom Curry, of
Port St. Joe and nephrologist, .
Dr. Scott Dean ,of Panama City.


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have been amazed at how well it:
f has worked
I went to Panama City Fri-
day afternoon; as, usual, and4
went straight to the Infusion,
s, uite for my treatment.
Two of my favorite nurses,,
Lynette and Marti cooperated on '
giving me the treatment routine..
After it was over, I stepped
int6 the. hallway and put my.
sweater back on and turned to
walk.the 25 feet or so, to the car,..
That's when it happened.
I mis-stepped somehow, and
before I knew it, 'I was lying on-,
the hard floor. .--
I didn't even bounce .. not"
even a little bit! ,


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It scared everyone, except
me, to death! Here I was rolling
over on my hands and. knees to
get up, and Lynette was order-
ing me to be still!

NURSES, LYNETTE, Marti,
Kathy and Rita, along with num-
ber three son, Alford, then put
in to, lift me to an upright posi-
tion. .
They put me in a wheelchair,
and Lynette pushed me back
into 'the Infusion Suite with-
instructions .o sit still .for 1'0 or
15 minutes before .1 tried to
move.
I felt silly .
After I convinced the nurses
there was nothing wrong with
-me, they let me leave.
I fell a short while ago at my
son Ray's house. But, that -time
'I just slumped down between
two or three people; to a carpet-
ed floor. That time, I just got
right ,up and went on about my
business. .


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IN COUNTY -$20:00 IN COUNTY $13.00 SIX MONTHS
OUT OF COUNTY $30.00 YEAR OUT OF COUNTY $20.00 SIX MONTHS
TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements
the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than
amount received for such advertisement.
The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed
word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely
asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The
spoken word is lost; the printed word remains


I FELL ONCE MORE, about
35 years ago, but -had nd ill
effects from that one, which was
more like the Super Bowl partic-
ipants and their tumbling
about.
I felt no ill effects from that
tumble, either!
-I was about 35 years old and
I was on the fire department.
One. day the siren sounded,
announcing that a fire was in
'progress.
The driver of the firetruck.
headed down Williams. Avenue
to pick mrne.up.
I hung on to the running
board [they had running boards,
back' then] and away we went.
When we got to the intersection
of First and Reid, the driver had
to 'apply his brakess, suddenly.
for some reason, and I. went off'
the running board, head first. I
turned a flip in the road and got
up and back on the truck with
no ill effects.
I was tough back in those
days. I could have played foot-


ball.
I have always been careful
about falling, because of my
lame leg, so I haven't made a
practice 'of it.

I NEVER KNEW A LITTLE
fall would take so much out ofra
person! I
It made ,me become more
conscious .about how I take a
step. I'll take extra care from
now on, to step correctly eveye
time and. to know where ever
-step is going every time. until
the next time I misstep and fall!
I have always, been sort of
annoyed with people telling me
to be,tareful "and don't you fallJ'
"After all, I' can fel it, can't I?
I can keep myself fromts
falling because I know where I
am stepping, and I am not about
to fall and hurt myself. Who
would do something like that?
SI apparently would!


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Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
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Feb. 28 6:49 a.m. L -0.5 9:01 p.m. H 1.3
Mar. 1 7:37 a.m. L -0.4 9:55 p.m. H 1.2
SMar.2 8:1 a.m.L -0.2 10:46p.m. H 1.0
Mar. 3 8:48 a.m. L 0.0 11:40 p.m. H 0.9
Mar. 4 8:55 a.m. L 0.2
Mar. 5 12:44 a.m. H 0.7 8:01 a.m. L 0.4
12:19 p.m. H 0.4 6:22 p.m. L 0.3


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Maj. Gen. Robert Chedister Dines with Historical Society


by Tim Croft
It was a generally informative
annual dinner last Friday for the
St. Joseph Historical Society.
Maj. Gent Robert Chedister
-from Eglin AFB was the keynote
speaker, providing the audience at
the Gulf Sands Restaurant with an
overview of Eglin's mission, both
militarily and, more pointedly, from
a historical preservation stand-
point.
,Capping off what has been a
particularly hectic year for the
Historical Society, the general gave
every indication that plans for the
restoration of the Cape San Blas
Lighthouse and grounds are taking
ring.
"I'm encouraged by the
progress we've made," Chedister
said of the effort to forge a lease for
the: lighthouse grounds between
the Air Force, county and
,Historical Society. .
"'I'm happy with where this is
headed."
Chedister outlined the role his-
toric preservation plays at Eglin,


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where some 1,800 historical and
archeological sites have been iden-
tified.
They include a 1600s-era
British. homestead discovered near '
the coast and several vintage build-
ings at Eglin such as the McKinley
Climactic Lab, built in 1947 and
Camp Pinchot, a small cottage
bounded on all sides by water that
serves as the general's quarters.
"We have a commitment to pre,
serving the past," Chedister said.
"We take historical preservation
seriously."
Eglin sits within one of the
original 11 national forests estab-
lished shortly after the turn of the
20th century by Teddy Roosevelt.
In the 1930s, Chicago mob-
sters hoped to turn the area into a
"Riviera of the South" before the
snakes, mosquitoes and gators
"kind of discouraged them,"
Chedister explained.
Preserving the historic flavor of
the facilities within Eglin's domain,
which include the Cape San Blas
Lighthouse property, fits hand-in-


glove with the base's overall mis-
sion, Chedister said, which figures
to only expand militarily in the
coming months.
With the Marines and Navy
personnel already conducting some
specialized training at the base and
the Navy abandoning its facilities
in Puerto Rico, the Gulf Range
Complex, which includes some 100
square miles of the Gulf as well as
the radar installations on the Cape,
becomes more critical by the week.
Some 90 percent of all flights
out of Eglin fly over the waters of
the Gulf and the Gulf Range, an
asset unlike any other in the mili-
tary's possession.
Already, training in amphibi-
ous assaults, helicopters and land-
ing crafts is conducted at Eglin.
You don't wear the beret of spe-
cial-ops unless you have trained at
Eglin.
Missile defense systems and
aerial weapons training are con-
ducted over the Gulf Range.
Eglin and North Florida pro-
vide a perfect theater to test cruise


From left, Renee Shoaf, Linda Wood, Lynda Bordelon, Charlotte Pierce, Dr., Elizabeth Jones, and Betty McNeill.


Kesley- Continued from Page 2A


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missiles, although many don't real-
ize it.
A typical exercise would have a
submarine off the Atlantic Coast of
Florida firing a cruise missile west.
The missile flies over North Florida
before being guided north over
Alabama and back toward Eglin for
impact on a target range.
The Air Force hopes to eventu-
ally be granted permission to
expand the size of the Gulf Range
to accommodate training for its
newest fighter, the F-22.
Detailing the military impor-
tance of the area's bases, and high-
lighting the military's historic
preservation interests, proved a
busy presentation, apt for the
annual dinner concluding an
extremely busy year for the
Historical Society.
A year that began with
Chedister touring the Cape San
Blas Lighthouse and grounds with
Historical Society members and
ended'with a successful fund-rais-
ing campaign with the Northwest
Florida Improvement Foundation
as generous partner.
In between, the proposal to
renovate the lighthouse, grounds
and keepers' quarters into a muse-
um and park picked up steam.
Pending funding from the
Legislature, the Historical Society
is in line for a $350,000 state
grant.
An architect has been selected
for the rehabilitation of the more
decrepit of the keepers' quarters, a
project made possible by a $20,000
matching grant from the NWFIF, as
well as contributions from several
prominent local charities.
"It's been a busy, busy year,"
said Charlotte Pierce, president of
,the Historical Society for 2003. "It's
beenn a good year. We look forward
to another busy year."
The Historical Society also
installed its officers for 2003 dur-
ing the annual dinner.
They' are* Pierce, president;
Lynda Bordelon, vice president;
*Linda Wood,. recording secretary;
Dr. Elizabeth Jones, corresponding
secretary; Renee Shoaf, treasurer;
and Betty McNeill, parliamentari-
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Snagging All Kids in the Safety Net


by Tim Croft
The Gulf County School Board
and North Florida Child
Development appear poised to cast
a larger net to catch needy children
before they fall too far behind.
Following a workshop last
week, the School Board seemed
ready to sign off on a plan from
NFCD to expand district-owned
facilities in Wewahitchka and
Highland View.
The project, funded by a
$790,000 Early Head Start grant
awarded to NFCD late last year,
will be formally taken up during
Tuesday's regular School Board
meeting.
"We need to move forward and
this is a step in the right direction,"
said Superintendent of Schools
Jerry Kelley of the NFCD proposal.
That proposal would include
renovating three existing class-
rooms at the Highland View school
site owned by the School Board
and leased to NFCD.
Restrooms would be added to
classrooms and air conditioning.
units would be installed in the new
classrooms.


Additionally, three new class-
rooms would be added to the exist-
ing NFCD facility on Hwy. 71 in
Wewahitchka, which, like the
Highland View site is operated
under a lease agreement between
the School Board and NFCD.
The combined projects are
comparable to a similar effort in
Madison County, in which class-
room space for early childhood
services was constructed by NFCD
using federal grant money.
The facility is owned by
Madison County.
The capital improvements here
would be aimed at serving 60 more
Early Head Start eligible children,
more than doubling the existing
number of slots to 100.
Early Head Start serves chil-
dren birth to age 3 while also pro-
viding pre-natal counseling and
services to pregnant women.
Combined with Head Start,
which serves children ages 4-5, the
ultimate goal is to provide seamless
services to children from, the womb
to school.
Early Head Start and Head
Start serve children based on fam-


ily income.
"If you can get the child in the
program early and keep them in
the program uninterrupted until
school, we ought to be able to do
some good as far as how children
perform in school," said Russell
Johnson of Results. Management,
Associates, a consultant to NFCD
and School Board.
Once the extra slots are in'
place, NFCD would be serving 58
percent of the 175 income'-eligible
children in the county. More than
27 percent of the county's children
live below the poverty line.
The collaboration between,
School Board and NFCD is another
step toward bringing into sharper
focus a vision formed five years
ago.
That vision was for every pre-
school child to receive early child-
hood development or education
services which improve their over-
all performance in school and later
in life.
"That vision that the' board
agreed to five years ago is still
going forward," Johnson said.
"That vision continues."


It provided the backdrop for
the collaboration that helped
secure a huge federal grant award-
ed after "strong competition."
It also provides a foundation
for a still-to-be-drafted agreement
on-ownership and use of the School
Board's property that will be cen-
tral to gaining federal approval for
the NFCD project.
School Board approval of the
proposal, which should occur dur-
ing Tuesday's meeting, is the next
step in the process.
There is an aggressive timeline
in place for the project, due in
some measure to the fact that
NFCD has 12 months to use the
federal dollars.
While crafting an agreement
with the School Board and secur-


ing federal OK, the team at NFCD
will move ahead with advertising
and lining up an architect for the
building renovations and addi-
tions.
"We're projecting in August,
when school starts, we will have
these facilities up and running,"
Johnson said. "Aggressive, yes. But
I think it can be done."
The eventual goal, the star to
be reached if you will, is to reach a
point of service and funding where
local educators can go beyond reg-
ulations, beyond the income
requirements, and open up servic-
es to all children in the county.
Kelley noted some of the chal-
lenges of ensuring seamless opera-,
tions of a program involving two'
different agencies.


But he also pointed out that
with the state now requiring third-
graders to pass the Florida
Comprehensive Assessment Test to
move up to fourth grade, the earli-
er educators reach young children
the greater their odds of success
down the road.
"It's not something that's going
to happen overnight," Kelley said of
the proposal to expand services.
"There'll be some rough spots,.
There are a lot of impediments
when you are working with two
separate agencies.
"But I think we need to just.
work through them. And if we want.
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SUp on the Roof Leaks


Being Fixed at High School


by Tim Croft
When that old rain comes
trickling in, making a mess of halls
and floors, you know it's time to go
up on the roof.
All due respect to James
Taylor, but that's the tune district
school officials have hummed this
year when it comes to Port St. Joe
High School.
With more leaks than the
Titanic, the roof covering the high
school, virtually untouched in the
30-odd years the school has exist-
ed, has been undergoing an exten-
sive overhaul since school began
last fall.
Stripping 'the outer material,
putting down new surfaces, sup-
plying slopes, facing and proper
dr'iihs, all to facilitate efficient
reti val of water, crews from Bel-
M1e; Roofing out of Santa Rosa
qI.ach are putting in place a roof
years ahead of the physical plant
) itself.
"They have done an exception-
al job," said Superintendent Jerry
Kelley this week while reviewing
the:work done thus far. "I can't tell
ybou just how good a job they have
d:ne."
Actually, all one has to do is go
up 'on the roof and see .... well,
nothing.
Little standing water, nothing
resembling the lakes that previous-
Jl gave the roof the look of the
Mirinesota border.




-- -- -- -


Not that the job has been with-
out challenges. Once the upper
layer of material was removed in
some areas, unforeseen deteriora-
tion was discovered.
And as work progressed it
became clear that refurbishing the
domes over the media center and
gymnasium was necessary before
the actual re-roofing some
170,000 square feet of roof; think
about that number for a moment -
was completed.
The covered walkway at the
front of the building and the cover-
ing over the area along the front
sidewalk also required rehabilita-
tion.
"It was a lot of roof," said
Neville Rowland, the easy-going
Bel-Mac foreman overseeing the
job.
And the price tag, naturally,
has risen as the scope of the work
has expanded. The original con-
tract was for $810,000. Kelley said
the final price will likely be some-
where around .$1.27 million.
"It's over (the original) budget
but we have the money," Kelley
said. "They have done a great job
and we have a 20-year warranty,
guaranteed, on the (new) roof."
Bel-Mac has appeared to work
diligently with the district to
ensure the best price possible. For
'instance, the dome over the gym-
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foot, roughly $1 less per square


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Rowland said in reference to the
work crews Bel-Mac has hired for
the task. "We've had good local help
and the weather has pretty much
cooperated. We've been lucky, dur-
ing hurricane season arid every-
thing."


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by Tim Croft
Where are you?
That's what Supervisor of
Elections Linda Griffin would like
to know of voters who have not cast
ballots in the past two elections.
As part of a records mainte-
nance program required by law to.
be conducted in odd-numbered
years, Griffin's office will soon be
mailing out address confirmation
cards to folks it has not heard from
recently.
"I'm trying to deal with those
who have not voted in the last t o
elections," Griffin said.
Those who receive the card's
are encouraged to contact the'
Supervisor of Elections it's so
easy you can do it by phone these
days'- and provide correct names
and addresses.
This is particularly important
for voters who have moved within
the county "so we can get them to
the right precinct," Griffin said.
Voters must, by law, cast their
ballots in the precinct of their legal
address.
Additionally, without a current
and correct address, voters can not
receive sample ballots and other
valuable voter education material.
Those who do not. contact
Griffin's office within 30 days, or
whose address confirmation form
comes back "undeliverable" will be,
sent a final notice.
After another 30 days, they,
could be' subject to being removed
from the voter rolls.
"If there is 'no activity of any
kind (over two elections) and there
is no address, we can take them
off," Griffin said. "It's to keep the
integrity of the elections process."
And those unaware that since
2000, the integrity of Florida elec-'
tions has been under a microscope
are also likely unaware of some lit-
tle skirmish fixin' to happen in
Iraq.
Griffin must regularly submit a
list of those who have been deemed
"inactive" or who have been taken
off the rolls, to the state with an
explanation as to why they've been'
removed.


Thus, every attempt is made to
keep a voter active, hence two sep-
arate notices and two 30-day grace
periods.
Once the final notice has been
sent out, Griffirl said, the clock will
tick within the computerized voting
system on the voters' 30-day win-
dow for a reply.


After the second 30 days, a
voter will be placed on the inactive
list and can be removed from the
voter rolls without further notice.
"I'm just trying to start that
process" with the address confir-
mation cards, Griffin.
And voters should know that


just changing an address is
deemed, by the computerized vot-
ing system, to be activity, in the
same sense voting. is activity.
Those who inform the
Supervisor of Elections of an
address change will be issued a
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Library Attracting Readers


In Significant Numbers
by Tim Croft plans as a gift to the library.'
Any doubts about what impact a new public The city, McNair said, is making plhns for putting
library .would have on the lives of the residents of the landscaping in place .
Wewahitchka can officially be put to rest. Flowers worked closely w ith county Extension
Alan McNair told the City Commission on Monday Agent Roy. Lee Carter on the plans, ensuring that
night that attendance at the library was averaging native plant species were the focus.
about 75 people a day. McNair said Carter envisions the library landsca'p-
Compare that to matriculation to the old library, ing as. a sort of "lab" where he can teach kids of all
essentially a room in the first floor of the Courthouse. ages about native Florida flora.
Attendance records show that 75 people was The landscaping will be funded through ,a state
about average for a week. There were some months Department of Transportation grant secured by the
when 75 people didn't peruse the shelves. city.
But the sparkling new Charles Whitehead Ken Murphy has made a recommendation to the
Wewahitchka Public Library has begun'a new chapter city and library officials regarding audio visual equip-
in the city's history: ment for the library.
"They've been averaging about 75 people a day and McNair said a group of 'old timers" was already
that is really incredible," McNair, who. with wife meeting at the library with the goal of providing living
Marlene, was the driving force behind the new library, "oral histories" that will ultimately be videotaped.
which officially opened late last year. In business conducted during Monday's regular
Things are moving apace for putting the finishing meeting of the Wewahitchka City Commission:
touches on the building Land use change maps have been received by the
. McNair estimated that'they were about a month or city. A public hearing will be held on proposed changes
so away from being completely finished and ready for in land use designations at 6 p:m. CST on March 11 at
an official grand opening;, City Hall.
A landscape plan has been approved. Jason After reviewing proposals fiom several area
Flowers, who recently graduated from Florida State banking institutions, city officials decided to maintain
University with a degree in landscape design and who the city's, accounts at Wewahitchka State Bank, which
works at the county Health Department, crafted the offered the highest interest.


Upward-

part of a national movement.,
Upward Basketball has grown
locally to include some 130 boys
and girls grades 1-6. The league
operates out of Long Avenue
Baptist Church.
The primary goal, said Eugene
Raffield, a commissioner in the
league from the start, was to con-
CT ; ;-* 1- .


From Page


duct a church-sanctioned sport
that would include time for motiva-
tional and spiritual teaching.
"We've been very successful,"
Raffield said. "It teaches sports and
respect for authority. We try to
keep all the politics of sports out of
it." ,
That means no. keeping, of
score. Winners and losers are not
determined by the scoreboard.
Each player on a team plays
the same amount of time. No one
sits the benchmore than others.
Additionally, the commission-
ers of the league pick the teams in


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such a way to ensure parity.
The commissioners watch all
the players on. one day, assessing
their talents using a point system.
The information is plugged into
a computer, providing a score for
each player. Then the teams are
picked using the indid dual scores
to guarantee no one team has' all
the talent. w
Each t'I-am inthe hlea-ue played
six game's tTFipaS.t season. culmi-
nating, in Friday's program.
And to make it all a slam dunk,
the league lured an Olympic chanm-
pion to town. i


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Ray Sherrill, Store Manager Ragan
Tidwell, Chamber Executive Director .*.F t
Sandra Chafin, Brian Bruhmiller, "t- o .
Jeremy Mullis, Ryan Kibler and I
Michael Frohlich, all of Emerald
Coast Wireless, and Laurie Leonard ..
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Cumberland Gap.
They built houses, opened busi-
nesses, paved roads. With a little
help they lured Florida Power to the
area.
They tapped a water system in
the 1950s, established the city
canal system and founded the utili-
ty company purchased by the city
more than two decades later.
They constructed the first piers.
In 1967, the community became the
City of Mexico Beach.
Who else would be the first
mayor, serving three terms?
"I always thought of him as the
ambassador of our community,"
Cathey said. "He founded this com-
munity and the love of his life,
besides Inky and his daughters,
was to see people enjoy it.
"He was a people person. To see
people come here and enjoy it was a
thrill to him. The spirit of this com-
munity was everything to him."
Still he found room inside that
small frame for more, squeezing life
as some some squeeze pennies.
He was called,. as men and
women of faith are beckoned.
Supreme beings clearly demon-
strate flawless judgement in clever-
ly subtle ways.
Parker took to the pulpit, serv-
ing as pastor at Highland View
Methodist Church, the Overstreet
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If the city was his mistress, his
handmaiden was the church. And
in an era and area where fire and
brimstone was often the norm,
Parker preached as he lived, with
quiet dignity.
"He didn't preach any of that
scary stuff," Gardner said. "He
preached more about the love of
God and God's love for us all."
If he was slowing down in the
months before he passed, it was
hard to determine. Just before his
death the Mexico Beach city council
had given preliminary plat approval
for a new subdivision he hoped to
build.
He was still a fixture at his
Parker Realty, the sage who liked to
just sit and chat a spell.
And talk about his'jewel.
"He wanted Mexico Beach to be
important," Catheyr said. "He sold it
every day he lived and made friend-
ships that lasted a lifetime."
'The life may now be over,
painfully abruptly for those who
knew and adored him.
Fortunately, the memories still
burn, sharply etched in the recess-
es of the brain, playing on the
strings of many hearts.
The sun still warms, the sands
gleam, the water glistens. But for
many who 'knew and lived with
Charlie Parker, there are a few
clouds in the sky right now.
'The whole beach; Gulf County
and Bay County, lost a real good
friend," Gardner said. "We'll really
miss him."

Black History Class
at TAFB Gulf Coast
Gulf Coast Community College
at Tyndall Air Force Base will offer
Black History classes from March 7
to April 5 to students and the com-
munity. These weekend college
classes will be held Friday
Saturday and Sunday.
African Americans' back-
ground and their role in the eco-
nomic, political and cultural devel-
opment of the United States will be
covered. Satisfactory reading
scores on the Florida College-Leve:
Entry Placement Test or .comple-
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grade of "C" is a prerequisite.,
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workshop process.
Approves Port Master Plan
With relatively little fanfare
commissioners adopted' an ordi-
nance amending Gulf County's
Comprehensive Plan to include the
Port of Port St. Joe Master Plan as
part of that document.
One statement within the ordi-
nance says Gulf County will sup-
port the orderly development and
use of the Port of Port St. Joe to cre-
ate economic and employment
opportunities by ,cooperating with
S the City of Port St. Joe and the Port
Authority.
In other action involving the
port the board passed a motion by
Commissioner Nathan Peters, Jr.
supporting the old paper mill site
for use as a port and requesting the
City of Port St. Joe to maintain
industrial zoning at the site. the
motion passed 3-2 with
Commissioner Carl Fox, Jimmy
Barnes and Peters favoring the
motion and Commissioners Billy
Traylor and Carmen McLemore
opposing,.
In Other Business
Agreed to declare a state of,
emergency for six properties off
White Sands Drive which are being
severely impacted by beach erosion
from recent storm events. This will
allow them to protect their proper-
ties under state approved guide-
lines.
Received a letter from the
Governor's Office of Tourism Trade
& Economic Development (OTTED)
advising that a $168,000 grant has
been awarded for sewer system
work for Integras Therapy and
Wellness Center at Beacon Hill. .
*Chief Administrator Don
Butler outlined several cuts being'
proposed for Article V funding.
Butler told the board that these
cuts could have a catasLrol:'phic
impact on Gulfs budget if they are
approved by legislators. The board
agreed to write letters requesting
the cuts not take place and lobby
against the reductions.
The board disputed over the
appointment of the Citizens' Budget
Advisory Board. After much debate
and two 3-2 votes Michael
Hammond, Curtis Lowe, Alen
McNair, Charlie Weston and Betty-
McNeil were named to the commit-
tee. They will be outlining a vision
of how the committee sees their role
in the county budget process.
Commissioners rejected (3-2
vote) a proposal for a lateral job'
transfer by Michael Hammond.
Commissioner Peters said the job
had been advertised so the county
should go through with the applica-'
tion process. Commissioners
Traylor and McLemore opposed
saying it was not necessary since a,
transfer within the system was., :


From Page 1A
requested.
The board again disputed
over a,proposal to charge for land-
fill dumping during the next few


The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. Feb. 27. 2003 Page 7A
weeks while the county scales are a volume charge of $3.75 per cubic
down. Commissioner Peters said yard the board voted 3-0 to estab-
Solid Waste Director Joe Danford lish the charge. During the break
should be charging something for 'Commissioners Traylor and
landfill service. After a recess to McLemore left the board meeting.
allow Danford time to come up with


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and done a hundred things you
have not dreamed of wheeled
and soared and swung high in the
sunlit silence.
Hov'ring there, I've chased the
shouting wind along, and flung
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Budget-

Another area McKeithen is
examining is the feeding of prison-
ers at the Gulf County Jail.
Aramark, a Philadelphia-based
company which prepares and pro-
vides meals for the state prisoners












In Loving Memory
of
Paul Sandhu
A Compassionate,
Loving Gentle Man
Your life has touched
mine.
My friendship with you, my
love for you, all that you are
and aren't has changed my life,
in ways you cannot fathom, in
ways I could nevey describe in
depth.
The gentle breeze, blowing
softly through the leaves, has
worked her wondrous magic
transforming the one she
touched.
I am not the same woman I
was before I was blessed with
your love.
Life will never be the same
again.
Isiah 40:31
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wings like eagles; they will run
and not grow weary, they will
walk and not be faint.:
We miss youdearly'
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Linda, A ,.va, Eiia, .c: Ericn


From Page


in the area, has said they can
prepare meals for county jail pris-
oners for $1, or 5 cents less than
the cost for meals now prepared by
the Sheriffs Office.
Currently, jail food and sup-
plies come from Daffin Mercantile
and local businesses, with the
Sheriffs Office employing one full-
time and one part-time kitchen
employees to prepare the meals.
But with the cost of gas rising,
the deal with Aramark, which
would still require a person and
fuel to pick up meals at the Gulf
Forestry camp in Howard Creek or
the Franklin Work Center in
Apalachicola, could be little more
than a wash. I
McKeithen will continue to
examine the proposal, but doubts
Aramark would be any kind of


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money saver.
"It's my responsibility every
year to investigate my budget and
find any legitimate area to cut,"
McKeithen said. "We can't control
the number of calls we take, the
cost of the fuel we buy. It's a very
complicated department."
In spite of that, however,.
McKeithen noted that his depart-
ment, with a total budget of about
$2 million, is now operating in the
black compared to the roughly.
$50,000 in red ink he inherited 10
years ago.
"I worry about our budget,"
McKeithen said.; "We watch our,
money very close.'
While. at the same time being':
vigilant of Lhe county's; security at a;
time of considerable anxiety.
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sociation "They were all good," said Chef
ice pot of "Eddie" (Cass) of the lanunoiha Gi'ill
x judges while the organizers were adding
seat in up score sheets.
d all six7 Kim Lewis is always close to
the top of the judges' sheet and she
once again proved her consistence,
winning the $250 second place
honor.
Albert Barfield, Talladega,
Alabama, proved he knew how to
make a good pot of gumbo, "up'
north" too. He was unable to be at
the, event, but had one of his bud-.
dies, Kenny; Womack, make the
entry for him. Womack called
Barfield on his cell phone to tell
him he, won $100 for third place.
ng He had to get one of .the juLdges tro
talk.to Barfield on the phone; in
order to convince him that he bad&
won.
The biggest winners, though,
were the 1,000 or so people who
got to finish off what the judges
didn't taste and folks who plan on
making this year's lndependenc, "
Day Celebration and fireworks;
event at Mexico Beach. Pat
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to 'help finance the project., -


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2003


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Teeing Off for Student Scholarships


Sheriffs Beat
Recent Bookings:
February 18: David Forehand,
27, of Wewahitchka, worthless
checks (Bay County); Charles
Beachum, 52, of Port St. Joe, child
support; Stevel Allen Nunnery, 46,
of Wewahitchka, FTA, trespassing
(Bay County); Donald Nunnery, 48,
of Wewahitchka, VOP-sale of mari-
juana.
February 19: Kay Fleming
Christo, 43, of Cape San BIas, fail-
ure to register convicted felon;
Jackie Cook, 53, of Port St. Joe,


FTA-DWLSR. ,
February 20: Vivian Walker,
44, of Port St. Joe, FTA-worthless
checks.
February 21: Violet Everett,
29, of Wewahitchka, VOCC-burgla-
ry, grand theft.
February 23, Melissa Rhames,
29, of Wewahitchka, child support;
Billy Hatley, 70, of Panama City,
agg. assault with weapon, improp-
er exhibition of weapon.
February 24: Wallace W.
Tillery, 46, of Port St. Joe, worth-
less checks (Bay County).


Arsonist Arrested


by Tim Croft
A local resident and law
enforcement ,officer with the
Department of Interior's Federal
Fish and Wildlife Service has been
arrested on arson charges.
Robert Gay, 51, was arrested
on a state warrant late Tuesday
afternoon and booked into the Gulf
County Jail on charges of arson
4 and burning to defraud, according
to a spokesman with the state
Bureau of Fire and Arson
Investigations.
Gay's address was not released
at the request of the Department of
Interior, the spokesman said.
Both charges are felonies.
Arson carries a maximum of 20
years in prison, while burning to
defraud carries a rhaximum of five
years in prison, according to the
spokesman.
Though Gay is a federal officer,
the case will be handled in state
court, he added.
Gay is accused of setting fire to
his truck, a Chevrolet Z71 truck,

Day of Baseball
Saturday, March 15, has been
designated a "Day of Baseball." The
fun will take place at the 10 Oth Street
baseball/softball complex. Everyone
is invited to come on out and enjoy
the fun. Baseball fever-catch it!

Project Graduation
Meeting Mon. Night
There will be a Project
graduation meeting on Monday,
March 3,. at 5:30 p.m. EST in the
Port St. Joe High School commons
area. As graduation is quickly
approaching plans are being made
to make Project Graduation an
exciting and memorable event.
All parents of the Class of 2003
are invited and encouraged to
attend this important meeting.

Small Business
Development Classes,
Gulf Coast Community College
is offering the following classes for'
those interestedl in small business
development:
Creating Business
Presentations, Tuesday, March 4,.
9:00-12:00;
Business Plan I & II,
Wednesday, March 5, 9:00-12:00;
Steps to Starting a 'Small
Business, Thursday, March 6, 6:00-
9:00;
Business Plan I & II, Tuesday,
jMarch 11, 8:30-11:30;
MS. Word 2002 for Business
Users, Thursday, March 13, 9:00-
12:00;
Web Site Design, Tuesday,
March 18, 9:00-12:00;
MS Excel for Business Users,
Thursday, March 20, 9:00-12:00;
S Corporations, Tuesday,
March 25, 6:00-9:00;
Accounting & Taxes, Thursday,
March 27, 6:00-9:00;
Scholarships are available for
eligible veterans who qualify, under
agreement between the U.S. Small
Business Administration,
University of West Florida, and Gulf
Coast Community College.
Reservations may be 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 850-872-3823 or check
the website at http://www.north-
floridabiz.com
Gulf Coast Community College
Small Business Development
Center is partially funded by the US
Small Business Administration. All
SBDC services are provided on a
non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable arrangements for per-
sons with disabilities will be made,
given sufficient prior notice.
GCCC SBDC is a member of the
Florida Small Business
Development Ceniter network. It
offers free counseling and assis-
tance to prospective and existing
small business owners in Bay, Gulf,
Jackson, Washington, Holmes and
Calhoun Counties.


on Feb. 5 while it was parked at his
residence in order to collect the
insurance proceeds.
The damage to the vehicle was
estimated at $16,000. There were
no injuries stemming from the inci-.
dent.
The investigation was. a joint
effort of the Division of State Fire
Marshal's Bureau of Fire and
Arson Investigations, the Port St.
Joe Police Department, the Gulf
County Sheriffs Office and the
Department of Interior.
Anyone with information about
the case is asked to call 877-662-
7766. Information can also be
mailed to The Bureau of Fire and
Arson Investigations, 105A Lewis
St., Suite 103, Fort Walton Beach,
32457.


Forel
It's tee off time for the second
annual "Scholarship Saturday"
this weekend as local folks take
some cuts for students aspiring
to higher education.
Proceeds from the day benefit
the Gulf County Scholarship
Foundation, first established
through a grant from the Jessie
Ball duPont Foundation.
The scholarship foundation
awards scholarships to: high
school seniors based on points
accrued since their seventh-
grade year.
In each of the past several
years the foundation has award-
ed some $30,000 in scholarships.
Last year, "Scholarship
Saturday" raised roughly $3,000.
The event takes off with a 1
p.m. shotgun start for an after-
noon of golf at St.. Joseph Bay
Country Club.
Four-player teams are still
needed, though 14 have already
registered to participate.
The combined handicap of
each team must be at least 60,
and no more than one player per
team can' carry a handicap of
eight or less.
Prizes will be awarded for
first, second and third, based on
low score. There will also be clos-
est-to-the-pin, longest drive,
straightest drive and putting


2003 Nominees for Board of Directors


ANDERSON
EDWARDS, NOMINEE


Please give me the opportunity to
serve as a member of Tyndall
Federal Credit Union's Board of
Directors. I am currently the
Deputy Inspector General at
Tyndall Air Force Base withover 28 years of Air
Force experience in information management,
human resources, professional military education
and inspector general career fields.
My, educational background includes graduation
from Bay High School and Gulf Coast Community
College, a BA in Business Administration-
Management from Saint Leo University, Saint Leo,
Florida, and a Masters in Business Administration
specializing in Human Resources Management from
Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas.
I have ,a sound background in leadership with
extensive management and supervisory skills. I
have managed all resource programs including
manpower, money, equipment, and facilities worth
over $2.8 million, and deployed a $91.3K annual
budget for Tyndall Non-Commissioned Officers
Academy. As resource managers with budgets of
over $1.1' million at squadron level and the Air Force
Civil Engineer Support Agency, I've gained
considerable experience in the financial world. I
hold memberships in several professional and
educational organizations including the Air Force
Sergeants Association, Tyndall Chiefs Group,
Society for Human Resources, Toastmasters
International, and Partners in Education.
I will bring a fresh, grassroots perspective to the
Board of Directors with everyone's interest at heart.
After all, I'm just like you, a member! I would
appreciate your support to allow me to serve our
community. I am about helping people help
themselves. -


KAREN PARHAM,
NOMINEE

Karen Parham has over 14 years of
laudable professional service.
Currently, Karen is employed at
Gulf Coast Community College as
a Counselor. She provides personal
and academic counseling for students while
diligently working to recruit and retain minority
students.
Mrs. Parham's professional career includes revered
service in the United States Army. She held a top-
secret security clearance and is a Persian Gulf
Veteran who performed her duties honorably. The
majority of her work has been in the service
profession. A Program Specialist at Alabama State
University, Karen supervised the department and
assisted the Project Director in researching and
preparing numerous grant proposals resulting in
thousands of dollars being awarded. As a Transfer
Counselor and adjunct Business Instructor at James
Sprunt Community College, she obtained additional
funding for transfer students by skillfully writing a
mini-grant. At Pebble Beach Resorts, Karen planned
corporate conferences as a Conference Services
Coordinator. She also received a Distinguished
Service Award from Florida Memorial College
Alumni Association for exemplary leadership,
character and service to higher education.
Mrs. Parham earned a B.A. degree in Business from
Saint Leo University, B.S. (Computer Information
Systems) and M.S. (Counseling) degrees from
Alabama State University and is currently pursuing
her MBA from Saint Leo University. She is a life
member of Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, an
active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,
Incorporated, and numerous educational, civic, and
charitable organizations. Karen's desire to continue
serving the community is the motivation for her
candidacy for the Tyndall Federal Board of Directors.


CLARK "BUCK"
ROGERS, INCUMBENT


My name is Clark "Buck" Rogers. I
have lived in the local area for over,
7 years along with my wife, Valerie,'
and our 3 sons. During that time I
have been a volunteer in numerous
community activities such as coaching youthtsports,
teaching Sunday School, and speaking to various
schools and organizations.
I earned a Bachelors Degree in Business
Administration from Southwest Texas State,
University in 1982 and am currently pursuing an
MBA from Regis University. My military education
includes Squadron Officer's School and Air
Command and Staff College.
I was commissioned as a distinguished graduate
through the Air Force ROTC program in 1982 and
entered active duty in 1983. My first assignment
was to Euro NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training, Sheppard
AFB, Texas, where I graduated in 1984. After
earning my wings, I flew operational tours in the
F-15 at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico,. and
Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. In February 1990,
I was assigned to.the Air Force Development Test
Center, Eglin AFB, Florida. While at Eglin; I flew as
a test pilot in the F-15, F-15E, and "F-4, conducting
developmental tests and engineering on fighter
aircraft weapons and avionics. In 1991, I was
selected to become a demonstration pilot with the
USAF Thunderbirds. After transitioning to the F-16,
I flew as a solo pilot with the Thunderbirds until
February 1995. In October 1995, I transferred to
Tyndall AFB and transitioned from the regular Air
Force to the Air National Guard. I am currently a
Lt. Colonel assigned to Headquarters First Air Force.
I have been a member of Tyndall Federal Credit
Union for over 7 years and have been impressed by
the quality of the services, facilities, employees, and;
volunteers. It is my hope that I can continue to
contribute to the continued success of the
organization as a member of the Board of Directors.


DAN SOWELL,
NOMINEE

My name is Dan Sowell. I am a 43-
year-old native of Bay County. I am
married to my wife, Cheryl. I am a
graduate" of Florida State
University. I have worked for
Richard Davis, the Bay County Property Appraiser,
for the past thirteen years. I have experience in
banking, real estate and investments. I have owned
my own business. I am a member of Victory Baptist
Church. I am active in our community, serving as
president of United Cerebral Palsy of North Florida
and as treasurer of the Panama City Rescue Mission.
I am a member of the St. Andrew Kiwanis Club.
I have been a member of Tyndall Federal Credit
Union for many years and I have always been
impressed with the level of professionalism and
dedication exhibited by its staff, management and
Board of Directors. Tyndall Federal's desire is to
provide its members with the highest quality, most
up-to-date features and programs. That is my desire
as well. I enjoy having an active role in organizations
I believe in, and I believe in Tyndall Federal. I would
be grateful for your support and for the opportunity
to serve you as a member of the Board of Directors
of Tyndall Federal Credit Union.


Law Enforcement News


SRoberson & Friedman, P.A

Certified Public Accountants
Port St. Joe-Apalachicola


www.RobersonFriednman.com
sM Roberson & Friedman, P.A. was established to provide professional account-
ing, tax, auditing, business consulting, and financial services to businesses
and individuals with warm and personal attention. The diverse background
0 of our staff brings years of business management, accounting, financial, and
tax experience you expect from a CPA firm. While our firm works hard to
meet the needs of each client, we still find the time to enjoy the beauty and
uniqueness of our area from Mexico Beach to Carrabelle. Whether it's fish-
Sing, walking on our pristine beaches, enjoying the fresh seafood, or just sit-
ting back and watching the beautiful sunsets, we take the time to appreciate
what makes our area so unique. You will also find our staff volunteering in
civic and charitable projects, business organizations, and in many other ways
to help improve our local community. Roberson & Friedman is a local firm in tune with the individual and
business needs of our area, as well as possessing the background to offer the professional and progressive
services you desire. Through our association with Farnsley Financial Consultants, we also offer the best in
financial planning, investment strategies, and small business retirement plans. If you are in need of account-
ing, tax, audit, business consulting, or investment planning services, please contact one of our offices in
Port St. Joe and Apalachicola, or visit our website for more detail about,our staff and firm services.


Serving Florida's Forgotten Coast from Mexico Beach to Carrabelle


Ralph C. Roberson, CPA
214 Seventh Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Phone: 850-227-3838
Ralph@RobersonFriedman.com


Mark W. Friedman, CPA
48 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320
Phone: 850-653-1090
Mark@RobersonFriedman.com


Three-Year Term Three Vacancies


SI VIRGE SPECHT,
INCUMBENT
,' I cannot tell you how often
^-.-- someone comes up: to me and
says, "You look familiar," or, "Don't
I know you from somewhere?", All
I, have to say is, "Maybe you know
S_me. from TFCU." I go on to tell them
that I have recentlyretired from TFCU as Head Teller
and Supervisor of Member Accounts after 11 years
of service, and since then have happily served on
the Board, of Directors. It's amazing how many
members we are acquiring and how fast TFCU is
growing! I would like to continue to serve you as a
Director. With my experience inside the credit union,
having started as a teller, working my way up,
managing employees, working with members my
entire work experience has revolved around people
- I feel right at home in my current position as
Chairperson of the Personnel Committee.
I can also be of service to all members being
involved with Marketing, Building,. Budget,
Technology Review and Strategic .Planning
Committees. I know what the.employees need to
get the job done correctly and I understand the
needs of the members. And, as my past position
often required, I work well as a liaison between
management and employees. I keep busy in the
community. I am a volunteer for Covenant Hospice,
and I work with abused children as a Guardian Ad
Litem. I also work with the domestic violence
program through the Salvation Army and I am a
certified Court Mediator. When I am not out
volunteering in the. community, I-am busy .taking
care of my house and yard with my husband,
Lowelt, who is retired from the Air Force.
With my organizational skills and my ability to
communicate effectivelywith all types of' people, I
can make a difference on the Board. I am dedicated
and loyal. With my experience, knowledge and
commitment to you, the members of TFCU, I am
confident I can serve you with an active voice and
fresh ideas. Support me in the upcoming election
not because I "look familiar," but because you
know me.


LIEUTENANT
COLONEL DAVID
LYLE WEBSTER,
NOMINEE
Lieutenant Colonel David Lyle
Webster is the Director,
Communications and Information,,
Southeast Air Defense Sector, Florida Air National
Guard, Tyndall Air Force Base. He is responsible for
organizing, training, equipping and operating
command, control, communication and computer
systems supporting NORAD's homeland defense
and air sovereignty mission.'
Lt. Col. Webster was born on '30 October 1959 in
Jacksonville, Florida, and is a graduate of Terry
Parker High School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts
degree in History from The Citadel and a Master of
Science in Systems Management and Information
Systems from The University of Southern California.
Lt. Col. Webster was commissioned in the US Air
Force through ROTC in 1981. He holds a Command
Air Battle Manager aeronautical rating, with more
than 4000 hours in the E-3 Airborne Warning and
Control System. He has had flying assignments with
the US Air Force, NATO, and the Royal Saudi Air
Force. His operational experience includes
participation on the liberation of Grenada; Desert
Storm; UN enforcement of the Bosnia No-Fly Zone;
Northern and Southern Watch (Iraq); and Operation
Noble Eagle (Homeland Defense).
Lt. Col. Webster is a life member of the Air Force
Association and is the current President of Chapter
355. He is a member of The Citadel Alumni
Association and The Citadel Development
Foundation and is an active member of the First
United Methodist Church of Panama City. He is
married to the former Myrna M. Bree of
Jacksonville. They have three daughters:
Christianne (15), Callie (11), and Madison (6).


47th


Annual Meeting

Wednesday
March 19, 2003

Enlisted Club
Tyndall Air Force Base
Door Prizes & Drawings
Voting from 6:00 7:00 p.m.
.Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance
Call to Order and Welcome 7:00 p.m:



T FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
P.O. Box 59760
Panama City, FL 32412-0760
(850) 769-9999 Toll-Free 888-896-3255
www.tyndallfcu.org


Tyndall Air Force Base
Access Guidelines
In order to be admitted onto Tyndall Air
Force Base, all Members attending the
Annual Meeting must present a
statement of account (showing Member
name and address) and a photo
identification indicating name and
address information corresponding to
the statement. Security personnel will
only need to see the portion of the
statement imprinted with Member name
and address; confidential financial
information need not be shown. In
compliance with TAFB security
regulations, Members unable to provide
the required information will not be
granted access to the base.


ELECTION

SCHEDULE
March 17, 2003
Balloting at all TFCU Branches
March 18, 2003
Balloting at all TFCU Branches
March 19, 2003
Balloting at Enlisted Club
Tyndall AFB
(6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.)

Locations and Times
Lynn Haven Branch
8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Panama City Branch
8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Panama City Beach Branch
8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Parker Branch
8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Port St. Joe Branch
(ET) 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Tyndall AFB Branch
8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.


Notice to Members of


Tyndall Federal Credit Union


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From the links, the action Crow. pating in the' tournament or
moves to the clubhouse for a Entry fee for the golf tourna- sponsoring a hole is encouraged
come-as-you-are dance from ment is $50 per player or $200 to contact Melissa Ramsey or
7:30-11:30 p.m.
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Tiger Sharks Win District Championship


Host Jefferson

The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks,
ranked No. 6 in the latest Class 2A
state basketball poll, swept
through the District. 3-2A tourn-'
ament this past weekend in "The
Dome" with a 72-50 victory over
Greensboro on Friday and a win
over Blountstown 48-39 in the
championship game on Saturday.
The Tiger Sharks advance to
the regional quarterfinals, where
they will face Jefferson County on
Thursday night at 7:30 ET in "The
Dome."
PORT ST. JOE 72, GREENSBORO 50
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST.
The sixth ranked Port St. Joe
Tiger Sharks raced out to a 21-10
lead by the end of the first quarter,
then cruised to a 72-50 victory over
Greensboro in Friday night's
District 3-2A semi-final game in
"The Dome."
-The Tiger Sharks led 38-22 at
halftime, and outscored the Bull-
dogs 30-28 in the second half.
Woodrow Cherry and Dennis
Warren each had 12 points to lead
the Tiger Sharks' (21-7) offense.
Raye Bailey had 10 points and
seven assists. Cherry also had
seven rebounds.
Score by Quarters
Bulldogs 10 12 4 24 50
Sharks 21 17 17 13 72.
PSJ (72)- Raye Bailey 10, Bo Lenox
9, Antonio Smiley 2, Dion Henry 8,
Woodrow Cherry 12, Dennis
Warren 12, Don Jecha 2, Ash
Parker 8, and Ashton Larry 9.
GHS (50)- Lane 14, Dudley 10,
Reese 4, Wilson 15, and Telefaire 7.

'PORT ST. JOE 48,,BLOUNTSTOWN 39
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND:'
The Tiger Sharks outscored
Blountstown in all four quarters to


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County Thursday in Regional Quarter-Finals


defeat the Tigers 48-39 in Sat-
urday's District 3-2A champion-
ship game.
Port St. Joe led 18-14 at half-
time and extended their lead to
eight points when they out-scored
Blountstown 12-8 in the third. The
Tiger Sharks then held off the
Tigers in the fourth to seal the win.
However, it was a much closer
game than the score represents.
With junior point guard Bailey
picking up his fourth foul with 4:04
left in the third quarter, the Tiger
Sharks were forced to go to their
bench for much of the second half.
Although Blountstown'took the
momentum briefly a few times, the
Tiger Sharks' bench did an excel-
lent job maintaining their compo-
sure, and most of all, their lead.
The Tigers pulled to within four
points (37-33) with 3:52 left in the
game. However, the Tiger Sharks
answered the bucket when Bailey,
who checked back in after sitting
for nearly nine niinutes, stepped in


front a Tiger pass, then hit Cherry
in stride for a dunk to regain the'
momentum.
Blountstown was forced to foul
over the remaining 1:46, and the
Tiger Sharks answered at the foul
line, making seven of eight. Bailey
was five of six, while Bo Lenox
made both of his attempts.
'"This was a hard fought game,"
said head coach Al Carpenter. "The
intensity level was extremely high,
and it was a good 'game to get us
ready for the playoffs."
IWoodrow Cherry, who capped
off the final scoring on a slam duck
with four seconds left, led all scor-
ers with a game high 17 points.
Lenox added 15 points and Bailey
added nine.
The Tiger Sharks (22-7) will
play Jefferson County at 7:30 ET in
"The Dome" on Thursday night in
the regional quarterfinals. With a
win, Port St. Joe would advance to
play the winner of the Bratt
Northview versus Vernon winner


on Tuesday at 7:30 in "The Dome."
Score by Quarters
Tigers 7 7 8 17 39
Sharks 9 9 12 18 48
PSJ (48)- Raye Bailey 9, Bo Lenox
15, Antonio Smiley 5, Woodrow
Cherry 17, and Dennis Warren 4.
BHS (39)- Fitten 6, Lee 3, Reed 2,
Garrett 16, and Pitts 12.


Sharks Split

Two Games of

Diamond Baseball
PORT ST. JOE 6, WAKULLA 4
The Port St. Joe Sharks
improved to 2-0 on the season with
Thursday night's 6-4 victory over
visiting Wakulla.
The Sharks battled back from a
2-0 deficit, scoring one run in both
the first and second innings.
Wakulla regained the lead. when
they scored' one run in the fourth.
However, Port St. Joe, again
answered, this time with three
runs to take the lead for good.
Adam Nixon (1-0) .pitched
seven strong innings to pick up the
win. He allowed four runs on only
two hits and three walks, while col*
lecting three strikeouts.
Randall Johnson led the
Sharks at the plate, going two for
four with two singles and an RBI.
Chase Millender had a single and
drove in three runs while Zach
Williams and Kenny McFarland
each singled.
"Our players battled back each
time they were down." said head
coach Chuck Gannon. '"We came
back from a 2-0 deficit, and then a
3-2 deficit."
WHS 200 100 1-4 2 5
PSJ 110 301 x -6 5 5

PORT ST. JOE 2, ARNOLD 3
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH
The host Arnold Blue Marlins
scored one run in the bottom of the
ninth inning, breaking a 2-2 tie, to
defeat the Sharks 3-2 in Tuesday
night's game.
Port St. Joe (2-1) took a 2-0
lead when they scored two runs in
the third inning. Arnold then
scored one run in the bottom of the
frame, and one in the sixth to send !
the game into extra innings.
Randall Johnson (0-1) gave up
one run on one hit and two walks
to record the loss. He struck out
one batter in his two and one-third
innings of relief.
Travis Burge started for the
Sharks on the mound, and scat-
tered five hits over six. and one-
third innings. He gave up two runs,
two walks and struck out five.


Woodrow Cherry in two of his game high 17 points in the Tiger Sharks
48-39 over Blountstown Saturday night in the District 3-2A championship
game.


Johnson led the Sharks at the
plate, driving in two runs on his
triple in the third inning. Bobby
Phillips had a double and Travis
Burge a single.
S "We battled for nine innings,
but we've got to put the ball in play
more. We struck out 14 time, and
we must improve' on that," said
Coach Gannon.


The Sharks Saturday game
against Vernon was rained out, and
will be rescheduled for a later date.
The Sharks will host Liberty
County Thursday night at 7:00 ET
in a District 3-2A game; then host
Quincy Shanks on Friday at 7:00.
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STAR PLAYERS OF THE WEEK


PoI
Brad Ray Brad, a senior guard,
had an outstanding game off the
bench in the Tiger Sharks district
championship win over
Blountstown Saturday night.
"Brad had an excellent game off
the bench," said head coach Al
Carpenter. "He rebounded strong,
played some excellent defense, and
played solid on offense."










BRAD RAY


rt St. Joe High Scho
LYDIAY WATKINS Lydia, a fresh-
man, led Port St. Joe (21-3) with
a game high 25 points, 14
rebounds and blocked two shots
in the Lady Sharks 56-55 over-
time loss to Tallahassee Maclay
Thursday night in the regional,
quarter-finals.


LYDIA WATKINS


. Randall 'Johnson .'-. Randall, a
sophomore, went 2 for 4 with two
singles and an RBI in the Sharks'
6-4 win over Wakulla; then had a
triple to drive in the teams' only
two runs in their 3-2 loss to
Arnold. ,


RANDALL JOHNS(


This Week In Sports Port St. Joe Aigh


Varsity Boys Basketball
Feb. 27 Regional Quarter-Finals PSJ vs Jefferson
Home 7:30 Winner plays March 4th
March 4 Regional Semi-Finals
Bratt Northview vs Vernon Home 7:30
March 8 Regional Finals
March 12-15 State Finals Lakeland
Varsity Girls Softball
Feb. 27 Carrabelle Home 5:00
March 3 Marianna Home 6:00
March 6,* Apalachicola Home 6:00
March 7 North Florida Public School Fast Pitch Shootout
Chipley Away 9:00
March 8 North Florida Public School Fast Pitch Shootout
Carrabelle Away 1:00
March 8 North Florida Public School Fast Pitch Shootout
Cottondale Away 4 00
March 11 Greensboro Away 6:00


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Feb. 27 Liberty County Home *7:00
Feb. 28 Munroe Home 7:00
March 6 Blountstown Away 7:00
March 7 Arnold Home 7:00
March 10 Munroe Away Quincy 7:00
March 14 Wewahitchka Away 7:00
March 1 5 Wakulla Away 1:00
March 17 Rutherford Home 7:00


Jr. Varsity Boys Baseball
Feb. 27 Liberty County Home 5:00
Feb. 28 Munroe Home 5:00
March 6 Blountstown Away 4:30
March 7 Arnold Home 5:00
March 10 Mbunroe Away Quincy 5:00
March 1 4 Wewahrichka Away 5:00
March 15 Wakulla Away 4:00


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WEWA MEDICAL CENTER.
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*Sport Section


SWEWAHITCHKA 2, LIBERTY Co. 5
-THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH
.The -visiting Wewahitchka
Gators baseball team dropped to 1-
1 on the season with Thursday
night's 5-2 loss to Liberty County.
'-The Bulldogs scored two runs
in the first inning, two in the fifth
anld one in the si\th to take a 5-0
lead. The Gators scored their only
two runs in the top of the seventh.
-..Jonathan Thomas (0-1) gave up
five runs, two earned, on live hits
and four walks, while stinking out
.-hee batters in siL innings of work
p.i record the loss on the mound.
Jonathan Thomas had a double
and Will Strange added a single to
Lead the Gators at the plate. Beau
Ludlum had two RBI.
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WEWAHirCHKA 2. MARIANNA 7
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH
'The Mananna Bulldogs took a
7-6 lead with three runs in the
fourthh inning and four in the fifth,
-Jen held off the Gators for a 7-2
win Tuesday night in Wewahitch-
ka.
The Gators (1-2) scored one run
in the sL\xth and seventh innings.
The Bulldogs had a no-hitter
going into the seventh inning, when
Be'au Ludlum ad Stevie.Peak each
hit doubles for he Gators.
Justin Barnes (0-1) allowed.
seven runs on eight hits and one
walk to record the loss. Barnes
struck out two batters in his four
innings. Beau Ludlum walked two
batters and hit one in his two-
thirds of an inning of relief. Will
Strange gave up one hit and hit one
batter in his two-and-a-third
innings of relief.
Sorry, no stats were available
by press time for Tuesday's game


against R. F. Munroe.
The Gators will host Aucilla


Christian Academy on Friday at
6:00 CT; then travel to Apalach-


Wewahitchka's Stevie Peak slides safely into third in the seventh inning.


Josh Pitts lays down a bunt in
the Gators 7-2 loss to Marianna


This Week in Spo

Varsity Girls Softball
Feb. 27 Rutherford Away 6&00
Feb. 28 Aucilla Christian Home 6:00
March 4 Apalachicola a Away 5:00
March 6 Mosley *'Away 6:00
March 7 Wakulla Away Chipley 6 00
March 8. Cottondale Away Chipley a 10:00
March 8 Vernon Away Chipley 5:00
March 12 R.F. Munroe Home 5-30
March 13 Apalachicola Home 5.00
March 14-15 Dothan Tourn Dothan TBA
March 18 Chattahoochee Away 5-00
March 21 Carabelle Away 5:00 & 6:30
March 22 *"'North Florida Christian Away 1-00
March 24 Port St. Joe Home 6:30
March 25 Mosley Home 6:00


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Lady Gators Softball Team

Opens Season Thursday
The Wewahitchka Lady Gators
softball team opens its 2003 season
Thursday when they travel to
Panama City to take'on Rutherford
at 6:00 CT.
The Lady Gators will host
Aucilla Chiistian Academy on
Friday at 6:00; then travel to
Apalachicola on Tuesday at 5:00.
Both games are District 3-A games.


- Wewa High


Varsity Boys Baseball
Feb. 28 Aucilla Home 6:00
March 4 Apalachicola Away 6:00
March 6 Sneadse Away 6:00
March 7 Apalachicola Home 6:00
March 1 1 Corabelle Away 6:00
March 13 Chattahoochee Away 5:00
March 14 Port St. Joe Home 6:00
March 18 a R F. Munroe Home 6:00
March 20 Rickards Away 5:00
March 21 Blountstown Home 6:00
March 24-27 Bay Medcal Tournament TBA
April 1 Sneads Home 6:00
April 3 Rickards Home 6:00
April 4 Liberty County High School Home 6:00
April 8 Aucilla Away 3:00


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Lady Sharks Fall to



Maclay In Overtime

PORT ST. JOE 55, MACLAY 56 FEBRUARY 20TH
Despite finishing the year with the best record in
school history (21-3), the Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
2003 season ended on a sour note as Lydia Watkins'
lay-up rimmed out as time expired in overtime, and
the Lady Sharks were eliminated from the Class 2A
play-offs with a 56-55 loss to Tallahassee Maclay
Thursday night in "The Dome."
"We had a great year, and the girls played real --
hard all season," said head coach Becky Lacour. "We
have high expectations for next year, and are looking
to build off this past season."
Port St. Joe jumped, out to a 16-6 lead by the end
of the first quarter, but its lead slowly dissipated over -. ..-.
the remainder of the game as the Lady Sharks strug-
gled to bull through Maclay's full and half court traps.
The Lady Sharks took a 20-10 lead with 3:12 left -
in the first half. However, Maclay closed the half with i
an 8-4 run to pull 24-18 by halftime.
Maclay reaped the benefits of its traps in the third
quarter, opening the quarter with a 9-2 to take a 27-
26 lead by the 5:16 mark. .:
2 Trailing 30-28 with 3:44 left in the third quarter,;
Port St. Joe closed out the period with a 7-2 run to
take a 35-32 lead into the final -quarter.
With the game tied 47-47 with 2:11 left in regula-
tion, Gekeela Clemmons made two foul shots to give
the Lady Sharks a two point lead. Lydia Watkins then a
hit a 3-pointer with 1:59 left, giving Port St. Joe a 51- .
47 lead. .
. Maclay bounced back on its next two possessions,
making two foul shots and a mid-range/jumper to tie .
1e earme at 51-51 with 1:09 left in regulation.
Neither team could get a shot to fall down the
stretch, sending the game into overtime. '.
Port St.- Joe led 55-54 with 14.3 seconds left in
overtime. and Lydia Watkins was at the charity stripe .
shooting one anrd one. Watkin' shot hit off the back of
the rim, and Maclay controlled the rebound.
SMaclay quickly moved the ball down court, where .I .
Danielle Brewster nailed a jump shot to give her team
a 56-55 lead with 04.5 seconds left in the game.,
* Port St. Joe inbounded the ball with a half-court
pass to Watkins. She got past a Maclay defender and.
raced down court for a lay-up, which fell inches short
4s th'e bOLter sounded. .. Lydia Watkins led the Lady Sharks
,..:Vatkmins finished the game with a Xrrmei high 25 high 25 points.
points. 14 rebounds and blocked ___.
two shots for Port St. Joe. GeKeela
Clemmons had 11 points, while This Week's
Shaw ia Bond added 10 points. ']_____ Feature Pr4
Katie Stewart led Maclay (20-8) "TY -',','-- y .
with 18 points. Danielle Brewster .
followed with 17 points;, and
Amanda Miller added 10. .
Maclay advanced to face
Pensacola Catholic in the region-al
semi-flinals in Pensacola.
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Jonathan, a senior, pitched well 'for


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Lady Sharks Split Opening Weel


PORT ST. JOE 0, FLORIDA HIGH 9
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
softball team got their 2003 season
underway Thursday afternoon with
a 9-0 loss to the visiting Florida
High Lady Seminoles.
The Lady Seminoles sent two
runners across the plate in the top
of the second inning, one in the
third, four in the fourth and two in
the seventh.
Becky Belin (0-1) allowed nine
runs, only three of them earned on
five hits and five walks. She struck
out seven in seven innings on the
mound.
The Lady Sharks (0-1) were no-
hit at the plate..
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH
The Lady Sharks picked up
their first win of the season
Tuesday night with a 16-1 victory
over visiting R. F. Munroe.
Port St. Joe (1-1) scored two
runs in the bottom of the first
inning, seven in the second, two in
the third and five in the fourth.
Anna Tankersley led the Lady
Sharks at the plate, going four for
four with a double and an RBI.
Becky Belin went 2 for 3 with a
double and two RBI, and Alisha
Barber also was 2 for 3 with a dou-
ble and drove in one run. Shanna
Wester and Sherry Foster each had
a single and two RBI. Heather
Henderson had a single and oan


RBI, while Molly Garrett added a


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Becky Belin fires a pitch in the
Lady Sharks' season opener
against Florida High.

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Becky Belin (1-1) tossed a no-
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the win. She gave up one run, one
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Paddling Down the Chipola River


by Tim Croft
Having navigated the country's
inland waterways for more than 23
years, Pete Hosemann imagined an
opportunity to educate children
about the arteries which transport
precious liquid lifeblood through-
out the nation.
Imagination turned to reality
with RiverTrek, a chance for chil-
dren of all ages to travel local
waters aboard a 65-foot paddle-
wheeler that resembles a turn-of-
the-century steamer.
RiverTrek, and more precisely
the Chattanooga Star, will soon
arrive at Gaskin Park in
Wewahitchka for a week of cruises
from March .3-9.
It is the second trip in four
years to Wewahitchka for
RiverTrek.
"(RiverTrek), started out
because we wold frequently have
students on o~ie of our boats,"
Hosemann said by phone from
Chattanooga, Tenn. "They enjoyed
4 it but the couldn't relate it to their
own backyard.
"Our mission is to provide the
students with an experience.
Experience is 'the foundation of
learning and learning is the foun-
dation of knowledge. We give them
an experience they can learn from
and correlate back to their own
lives."
While based in Wewahitchka,
the Chattanooga Star will take pas-
sengers on cruises over portions of
the Apalachicola and Chipola
Rivers as well as the lower end of
the Dead Lakes.
The side paddle-wheeler is 24-
foot wide and has a bow displace-
ment of just three feet. The paddle-.
wheels are powered by a diesel
engine.
The boat is crafted, of steel,
built in 1982 by Hosemann and his
father, and can carry up to 145
people on its two decks.
Hosemann said that since
RiverTrek began in 1998, more
than 18,000 passengers have'
cruised a portion of the nation's
25,000 miles of inland waterways,
which include the Intercoastal and
some 16,000 miles of rivers, canals
-and similar navigable inland
-waters. .. -
"Those waters, .qi,4te simply,
have been Hosemann's constant
companion nearly his entire life.


His love for the water, his
respect for a national treasure that
too many take for granted, streams
through the phone, even from
1,000 miles away.
"What's water worth?"
Hosemann said, paraphrasing a
famous quotation from Mark
Twain. "It's worth fighting for.
Water is one of the major issues we
will face in the future. We have to
take what we have and use it
responsibly. That's a focus of
RiverTrek.
"We travel to local communities
and afford them a chance to travel
on their local waterway.
(Particularly in rural areas) virtual-
ly every community is there
because of their waterway."
Wewahitchka, he said, was a
perfect example of one of those
communities.
When asked how he found the
Tupelo Honey capital, hardly a
major magnet for tourists, his
answer was whitewater rapid.
"It's a .beautiful place,"
Hosemann said. "It's part of our
nation's waterways highway. How'
could you miss it, would be the bet-
ter question."
Wewahitchka also provides an
ideal platform for a greater appreci-
ation and discussion of the ,
Apalachicola/Chattahoochee/Flint
(ACF) river system, which threads
through the Deep South to form
the largest river in Florida, the
Apalachicola.
"'When you are looking at a
map of the navigable waterways,
the ACF would be hard to miss.
The arrival of RiverTrek comes
at a time when the the system is
under tremendous strain due to
the divergent interests -.Atlanta
and other metropolitan develop-
ment, agricultural and aquaculture
to name three that rely on its
waters.
Representatives from the three
states the rivers flow through -
Alabama, Georgia and Florida -
have been trying for six or seven
years to broker an agreement on
water flows and removals from the
system.
Meanwhile several groups are
trying to force the end of mainte-
nance., in particular dredging, and
commercial navigation of the never
system, a subject on which
Hosemann expresses strong opin-
ions.


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But RiverTrek isn't about
preaching or soap boxes, it is about
educating. A typical cruise mixes


lessons about the value of the the local area.


nation's waterways with a bit of
history about paddle-wheelers and


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has fireplace, all bedrooms have walk-in
closets, decks, screened porch, 2 car
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.678 Jones Homestead Road -
Jones Homestead This very nice dou-
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place, porches, storage/utility off back
porch, 2 large outside buildings, approx. 1
acre, $69,900.00


457 Madison Street Oak Grove -
2 BR/1 BA fixer upper. Short walk to the St.-
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WHS Students Selected as Senate Pages
Every year, each member of the Florida Senate selects up to four
pages to sponsor during the 60-day regular session. A one-week limit
is set so that as many young people as possible are given the oppor-
tunity to serve. This year Wewahitchka High School is proud to
announce that five students were chosen for this rewarding experi-
ence. The Senate pages for this year are Jill Pippin, Zach Barnes,
Brittany Grice, Laura Husband and Jana Traylor.


Beads were given to those attend-
ing and the music had a New
Orleans flare. The gym was deco-,
rated to represent Bourbon Street,
complete with signs, trees, and
even a bum.
Valentine's Dance: The
Valentine Dance to benefit St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital,
sponsored by SGA, NHS, and the
TV Productions class, raised over
$400. The student body really
came through to help this worthy
cause. All enjoyed a good time.
Student of the Week by
Shieiletta Fisher: Senior Christi
Finch is Gator Chomp's Student of
the Week; Christi is the 18-year old
daughter -of Hazel and Monroe


Finch. She, is the Senior Class
President, and a- member'of both
the yearbook and newspaper staff.
After finishing high 'school, Christi
plans, to, attend Gulf Coast
Community College for two years to
become a registered nurse.
Congratulations, ,Christil
Sportsby Ashley Smith
Baseball: The ,Gators traveled
to Bristol' to take on the Liberty
County ,Bulldogs. The Varsity lost
by 3 runs with a score of 4-1. The.
JV lost'with a final score of 10-2.
Good,luck this week, Gators'
Softball: The Lady Gators' first
game will be at Rutherford
Thursday. The Varsity and JV will
be playing. Friday they will host


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Saturday. The game was resched-
uled from February 22 to March 1.
Good luck ladies. Come support
your Lady Gators.
Running: Fritz Stoppelbein
competed Saturday at the St.
Andrews Mardi Gras. 5K run. He
took home second place! Great job,
Fritz! The Track Team is running at
Rutherford Tuesday and the Chiles
Relays on Saturday. Good luck
team!
General Calendar by Courtney
Martin: Monday, 4/6:30 baseball,
home vs. Marianna. Tuesday,
Track Meet at Rutherford; 5/7
Baseball at R.FF Munroe; 7:00
Magic Show in WHS gym.
Wednesday, Weightlifting Meet at
PSJ; Juniors and Seniors to FSU.
all day. Thursday, 6:00 Softball vs.
Rutherford, away. Friday, 6:00
Baseball, Aucilla home; 6:00
Softball, Aucilla home.


WMS News
by Jessica Stoppelbein
FCAT Explorer. The FCAT
Explorer- is up and running. We
would like to encourage all stu-
dents to get online and take some
of the practice tests. The explorer is
a series of tests that will prepare
any student for the FCAT. The web
site is www.fcatexplorer.com.
Students in Ms. Wood's reading
classes may also get AR points for
the tests they take.
Teachers and students: The'
7th grade students would like to
thank .Ms. Kim Strickland for
teaching them about the C.A.R.E.
The. 8Lh grade students would
like to thank Mr. Lister, author and
screen writer, for the presentation
to Ms; Lloyd's language Arts class-,
es on creative writing and his
career as. an author.
Ms. Hoover would like to
remind everyone that there, is a
parent meeting on February 27th
at 6p.m. in the WHS commons for
all 6th or 7th grade students want-
ing to try out for the cheerleading
squad for the 2003-2004 school
sear. The 8th grade cheerleaders
trom this year need to be at this
meeting a-so.).
Mrs Lloyd \will be holding play
try-out Wednieday and Thursday
ol this reek. pl' you would like to
try-out for the play meet Mrs. Lloyd


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captured the. market on "unique dining'.
The Indian Pass Raw Bar serves upthe
area's best oysters, steamed shrimp, crab
legs and variety of similar delectable.
The semi-self service restaurant offers
great atmosphere and charm (Not to
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days.
Mrs. Wade would like to thank
everyone for buying the t-shirts
and Valentine grams from the soft-
ball players.
Coach Flowers would like to
thank every one of the students for'
making the year great so far and he
hopes, to have a great rest of the
year also.
Memory work for this week is
(8th grade) "Sympathy" by
Langston Hughes and (7th grade)
"Hold fast to dreams" by Langston
Hughes. They are due on Friday
the 28th.
Cinderfella: The Student lead-
ership council recently held:; a
"Cinderfella" contest for the Middle
School. In this event a few oftlhe
student leadership council ment
bers dressed up selected guys froni
the school like girls and put there
in what went with the story line of
a beauty pageant. The participanits
were: Troy Suber (Tina), Stetson
Rich (Cookie), JJ Roberts (Julia),
RJ Jones (Regina), and Frankie
Bailey (Olive Oyle). The winner obf
the contest was Ohl\e Oyle (Frankie
Bailey). He was very'proud of his
win. Congratulations Frankie
Sports: The WMS Baseball
team won their first game"against
Carrabelle on February 18th. The
final score was 15-2.
Congratulations guys! The' boys
have their second game on
February against St. Joe on
February 25th at 4:00 in St. Joe.
The WMS softball team has its
first game against Blountstown on
Thursday the 27th at home start-
ing at 3:00 and 4:30.. The hoirie
games for this. season will be
played at the -WHS leld. The s6cW-
ond game will. algo be against
Blountstown in Blountstown at
2:00 and 3:30. Good luck ladies!
The first track meet will be
held at Rutherford on February
25th starting at 3:00. .The second
meet will be in Chiles on; Saturday
the 2nd'of March at 10:00 am.
Come out and support the track
team of 2003.


Blood Drive
The American Red Cross will
sponsor a blood drive at Port St.
Joe High School from 9:00 a.m. to
2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28.
A free T-shirt will go to each donor.
Please help-together with the Red
Cross, a donor can save a life!
Temporary Relocation
The Gulf' County. Health
Department's .Environmental
Health' Section and Tobacco-
Program are temporarily: relocating
to 502 Fourth Street (the '1ld
Health Department building) effec-
tive Monday, March 3. Telephlhne
numbers will stay the same. EH:
227-1276, ext. 125 and Tobacco.
Program: 227 1276, ext.-114.


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Students Earn Big Money

In Stock Market Simulation


The Florida Stock Market
Simulation is a motivational
approach to learning about the
American economy. Sixth grade
students in Pam Sumner's home-
room recently participated in an
investment simulation that allowed
them to develop and manage a
hypothetical $100,000 investment
portfolio. The class competed for
the best portfolio performance


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against their classmates as well as
against many other school teams
in our region. Chaz Whitten, Kayla
O'Neal, Selina Culpan and Jennifer
Clayton won 1st in our region for
their investments.
Anyone who wants to know
how to make over $18,000 in ten
weeks will need to contact these
young investors for some hot mar-
ket tips!


Colton is congratulated by
Bunnie Miller.
Pine Wood Derby
Grand Champion


It all started a few weeks ago
when Colton Thursbay brought
home a block of wood to his dad,
William Thursbay, for a Cub Scout
father/son project. They worked
together to build a race car out of
this block of wood.
The race was held Saturday,
February 22, at the Scout Hut in
Port St. Joe. Colton Thursbay won
both the Webelos division and the
overall race. Both Colton and his
father were very excited.
Colton's comment on winning
the race was, "I won the race
because my Papa was with me,"
tthe late Charlie Parker). Colton
said, "This race was for him."
Winners and participants .in
the derby were: Tiger Scouts: 1st
place, JTyler McGuffin; 2nd place,
Hunter Zaniewski; 3rd place,,
Malachi Parker; 4th place, Jarrett
Laluzerne. Other Tiger Scout par-
ticipants: James Drees, Drew
Lacour and Austin Purswell.
Cub Scopts: 1st place, Austin


McNeil; 2nd place, Joe Rish; 3rd
place, Austin Clayton; 4th place
Travis Lucas. Sammy Buccieri also
participated in the Cub Scouts
division.
Webelos: 1st place, Colton


Thursday; 2nd place, Mac Goudy;
3rd 'place, Austin Williams. Other
participants in the Webelos divi-
sion were Russell Miller, Brandon
Peak, Simeon Jones and Todd
Gould.


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FBLA Members Win at Competition


On Thursday, February 20,
thirteen Future Business Leaders
of America (FBLA) members
attended the District II Leadership
Conference held in Marianna.
There were fifteen schools in atten-
d'ance at the conference. Students
competed in several areas includ-
ing business math, business calcu-
lations, computer concepts, intro
* to business communications, busi-
ness law, etc.
Those attending the competi-


tion were: Daphne Crosby,
Santana Harris, Lloyd Price, Chad
Olson, Raevyn Jefferson, Shena
Glenn, Nikki Jenkins, Lewis
Vereen, Erin Hill, Kiandra
Johnson, Natasha Henry, Carmen
Hill and Adrian Peterson.
PSJ FBLA came home with
three winners. Shena Glenn placed
4th in business law; Daphne
Crosby placed 4th in computer
concepts, Carmen Hill placed 7th
in intro to business communica-


tions, Lloyd Price placed 6th in
intro to business communications
and Chad Olson placed 1st in com-
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As always, a big shout out to
* everyone I hope everyone has been
having a good week, and will have
a great weekend! As I am sure all of
you are aware, this week will be the
caboose of Black History Month. In
honor of this well deserved month,
Mrs. Witten and Mrs. White pre-
pared an assembly to admire those
who have influenced life as we
know it-without segregation. This
assembly was held Wednesday, the
26th. Also, all of you working on
Black History Month Projects, they
will probably be due this week (I
know mine arel).
This week, I am ashamed to
say, there is only one Peace
Builder. Our Peace Builder of the
Week is sixth grader, Jesse
Raffield. Power to the sixth graders!
Even though this is wonderful for
Jesse, where's everyone else build-
ing peace? Or perhaps it is as Mrs.
Howell said today, "It may not just
be the students. Hey, maybe you
need to remind the teachers to.
turn in their forms!" Maybe that's
it. Well at any rate, congrats to you,
Jesse. Mrs. Williams would like
everyone to participate in donating
toiletries to the less fortunate..
Again, things such as small por-
tions of deodorant, shampoo, soap,
even hairbrushes are appreciated. I
hope that everyone will pitch in on
this worthy cause. ,
Speaking of Mrs. Williams, the
Beta Club and SGA will be bagging
groceries on March 15th, collecting
tips for their work to donate
towards the Make A Wish
Foundation. This charity works to
make someone with a critical ill-
ness that is younger than eighteen,
have their "wish come' true." The
wishes could be anything .from


PUBLIC NOTICE


The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will
meet Tuesday, February 25, 2003 at 6:00 p.m. E.T., in
the Gulf County Commissioners Room in the Robert
M. Moore Administration Building to adopt by refer-
ence the Port of Port St. Joe Master Plan into the,
Coastal Element's Goals, Objectives and Policies of the
Gulf County Comprehensive Plan.

ORDINANCE NO. 03-

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE GULF
COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN THROUGH
THE ADDITION AND REMOVAL OF POLICIES
OF THE COASTAL ELEMENT AND TO ADOPT
BY REFERENCE THE PORT OF PORT ST.
JOE MASTER PLAN INTO THE GULF COUN-
TY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN PROVIDING FOR
REPEAL OF ORDINANCE IN CONFLICT
THEREWITH, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILI-'
TY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUN-
TY COMMISSIONERS OF GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA.


This hearing pursuant
163.3164(18), 163.3174(1)


to
and


Section 125.66(2),
166.041(3)(a),F.S.


All interested parties may appear at the meeting to be
heard regarding the consideration of the comprehen-
sive plan text and map amendment corrections and
revisions. Text copies will be available at the Gulf
County Building and Planning Department or the-
Clerk of the Court Office.

Publish February 20 & 27, 2003


going to Disney World to getting a
dog or being a cop for a day. So far,
it has been reported that no one
who has asked for a wish that
meets the requirements in this
county have not had their wish
happen. Let's sum this organiza-
tion up in one word shall we?
WOW. As I was saying, the tips that
we collect shall be donated towards
this foundation. -George Duren,
owner of Piggly Wiggly, has gener-
ously offered to match whatever we
earn up to $500. This will be much
appreciated. Thank you, Mr.
Duren. So, be sure to come on
down to the "Pig" and support this
fine charity on March 15th. I hope
to see you there
Though we all may dread it,
FCAT is coming FCAT is coming!
Again this test (or tests for many of
us) is looming. Even if you. may
want to stay clear for as long as
possible of this test, you can
always freshen up your skills
online at www.fcatexplorer.com. At
this helpful site, you can address
both FCAT Math and FCAT
Reading. Though FCAT Science
isn't available to be practiced on
the web, we will get to take it any-
way this year. This, by the way, is
just for all of us lucky 8th graders,
so parents of other grades, don't
sweat it for now. Even if you are
parenting one of those lucky few,
don't worry about how it will affect
the grades of your precious child.
This year is just to see how it works
out.
Unfortunately, this is all I have
to say for this issue of PSJMS
News. So, avoir, adios amigos, and
all thio6se other goodbye things.' At
least for the present. Yours till pigs
can fly, this is Amy Brockman sign-
ing out.

Paddling

(From Page 1B)
through the years.
In addition to offering cruises
for school children during the
week RiverTrek is here, the public
can take in' a cruise during the
weekend.
"Education doesn't end when
you get out of school," Hosemann
noted. ."We are all in the same boat
as far as water issues."
School cruises aboard
RiverTrek are typically scheduled
for 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., but
Hosemann said he can accommo-
date most any schedule.
The cost of school cruises is $6
per person.
Public cruises are scheduled
for 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday,
March 8, and Sunday, March 9.
Cost is $8 for adults and $6 for
children.
"Those prices don't even cover
our costs," Hosemann said while
noting he has filed paperwork to
establish RiverTrek as a non-prof-
it. "You can't go anywhere and get
a $6 boat ride. And have the boat
come to them."'
SFor more information or to
book a cruise call 423-2654522 or
423-653-3558.


CEOLLEQE COR.NE E
FROM TIlE
G ULF FRAWKLIW CENTER

Bring the Family Movie Night at GFC
The Gulf/Franklin Center Student Activities Committee will be.
hosting a FREE movie night on March 7 at 7 pm EST. We will be show~.
ing the new James Bond movie on an 8x8 screen at the Gulf/Franklin
Center in Building A. Seating will be limited to the first .300 people.
Bring your family and friends everyone is'invited. No alcoholic bever-
ages will be allowed on the _round5s.
Correctional Officer Classes Starting
Applications can be picked up fiom Brenda Burkett at the
Gulf/Franklin Center, 227-9670 extension 5507. Day classes at the
Gulf/Franklin Center will begin March 31. 200.3. If your interest is. in
night classes, contact Brenda for additional information.
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Wewa Women

:-The Wewahitchka Women's
Club met Tuesday, February 11 at
th Senior Citizens Center.
SMaureen Mitchell, president,
conducted the business meeting.
Holly Smith, of the Department of
Home Life, was guest speaker. She
presented a program on "scrap
booking" and displayed her family
tnemiory books.
Ruth Hall, Feraldine Greer,
Maureen Mitchell and Tweeta
Gaskin plan to attend the District 2
FFWC Arts and Crafts Festival at
Paiama City Women's Club.
Pat Byrd, Martha Lanier and
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day and served delicious refres-
ments to all in attendance.

Sincere Thanks
The family of Charles M.
Parker wishes to express our sin-
cere appreciation for all the gener-
ous acts of sympathy shown to us
at our time of great loss.
Your love, prayers and friend-
ship have sustained us more than
you know.
Thank you for being there for
us. We love you each and every
one.
-Family of Charles M. Parker


"Ahley Paige .isteri and Dorris Wayne Forehahd


Local NAACP


To Honor


Founders

The community is cordially
invited to attend an historic pro-
gramn which.will focus on the lega-
cy of the NAACP and its affects on
the Gulf County community. The
program will culminate the Black
History Month NAACP member- -
ship dnve. and will take place at
George Washington High Gym,
North Port St. Joe, at 7:00 p.m.. on
March l .
Many people have made the
NAACP successful.. The local
NAACP welcomes the community
to come out and enjoy the evening
as they look back on the rich and
significant history of their ances-
tors, recall' the major roles they
played in the'civil rights move-
ment, and. pay tribute to the
founders of, the Gulf County
NAACP.
Mr. Jimmy Lee Fraizer, a
prominent individual who played a
major role in he establishment of
: the Gulf County NAACP will be the
featured guest.
The graduating class of George
Washington High 1970, the facul- ,
Sties, students, and all employees '
will be recognized.


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Mr. and Mrs. Mike Etheridge and
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like to invite all friends and rela-
tives to share in the marriage of
their children Julie Faircloth and
Jarrod Wester, on Saturday,
March 1, at 3:00 p.m. at First


Lister, Forehand

Wedding Plans
Benny C. Lister and the late
Patsy S. Lister of Wewahitchka, are
happy to announce the engage-
ment and forthcoming, marriage of
their daughter, Ashley Paige Lister
to Dorris Wayne Forehand, Jr., son
of D.W. and Jo Ann Forehand of
Wewahitchka.
The bride-elect is a graduate of
Wewahitchka High School. She is
attends Florida State University
where she will earn a degree in ele-
mentary education.
The groom-to-be is also a
graduate of Wewahitchka High
School. He is employed by Blessey

An April 5 wedding is planned
for 5:30 p.m. at the home of Eddie
Belle Lister White, 115 Lister
Drive, Wewahitchka. A reception
will follow the service. All friends
and relatives are invited to.attend.


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Sof St. Je Country Clb. Built for entertain-
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golf course'. Downstairs renovated in 95'
.ith carpet, tile, tubs, vanities, and kit.
opplince', mls#94223, For more info,
call Carol Bell @800.451.2349


So. VFD to Host BBQ
The South Gulf County
Volunteer Fire Department will host a
get-together on Saturday, March 8 at
6:00 p.m. at the fire, department
located at Salinas Park on Cape San
Bias Road.
This get-together is just a small
way for the fire department to say
"thank you" for all the support


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volunteers and the community, there
would be no South Gulf County
Volunteer Fire Department.
The menu will be barbecue and
all the trimmings, prepared by Port
St. Joe's famous Paul Gant. The com-
munity i's invited to come out and
enjoy the good food and fellowship.
For more information, call 227-7310
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must see at $675,000.00 .
.MLS#94816.Call Dee Mitchell at
227-2160 or 800-600-1298.


12804 Garrison Avenue, PSJ 1975
homecompletely remodeled to 2002 home.
3br/1.5ba inside, 1,5ba ,in 20x26 add
' on(unfinished) could be apartment or
'garage House has new flooring, n',. dr/-
'wall new AC, new ceiling, new kitchen ne."
doors, new sewer and water Inet
mls#94527 $149,900 Call Brenda


neacn h Uofage win. t .ius. viws.
Great second tier location on Cape Son Bla:
FEA&A-zoe./. Ornl one gulf front h-ouse and
one' open lol betv,.een you and the beach 2
BR/1 BA. single family home. Screened
porch and open sun deck. Easy access to
ko-chR MLSQ05428. Only $289.900


I 9U uarrison Avenue rtn 5T. Joe -
3BR/2BA Brick home with screened in porchover-
looking pool. Nice large yard 165'x180'. Centrally
located near tchkools. church, gym, and not far to
downtown. Call Carol Bell at 800-451-2349
or 850-227-4252 $159,900 mls#94667


Port St. Joe 1101 Garrison
Avenue BF:,;2B4 ,ery nce older
home that sits on a 127'x101" corner lot.
$139,900. MLS#94942. Call Mark
Schultz.


Port St. Joe 3BR/2.5BA home with a
dedicated bay view. One of the few St. Joe
landmark homes that has survived. Includes
540sq ft separate guest cottage over garage
that has great rental potential. Home and
cottage has been elegantly renovated.
Immaculate, move in condition. $648,000
mls#94565. Call Kim Harrison 850-
227-3745


Mexico Beach 502 Hwy 98 2BR/1BA
'Old Florida' cottage with dedicated gulf view! Lot
is 50xi50. This cottage has plenty of character
and charm. Enjoy the sunset overlooking the Gulf
of Mexico. $350,000 MLS#91023. Call
Susie White @227-9600.


LOT LISTINGS LOT LISTINGS LOT LISTINGS LOT LISTINGS


PORT ST. JOE
* Windmark Beach-Lot #77. Corner lot with
a beautiful gulf view. Located directly across from
boardwalk to water. MLS#95244 $465,000.
Call Carol Bell.
* Newest Beach Development in Gulf
County -Water front lot One of a kind lot in
Windmark Beach. $685,000
* South Gate Subdivision The first gated
subdivision in Port St. Joe. Lots starting at
$44,900
** Commercial Property Garrison
*Avenue/Hwy. 71 $226,512 MLS#90451
* Commercial Property Woodward
Avenue/Hwy. 71 $234,788 MLS#92076
* Garrison Plantation A corner lot in the
newUNMR CONTRAC0oo
MLS#93212
* Garrison Plantation A nice lot in the
newest subdivision to build your dream home.
$34,500 MLS#93213
* Generous siFed lots for sale in a well
established"neighborhood where newhomes are
also being constructed. Very reasonably
priced at $24,900. Ride by today and
pick out your lot. Call Carol Bell at 850-
227-4252.
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OTHER GULF COUNTY
ACREAGE
Rural acreage parcels from 25 acres and
up. Price ranges from $75,000-
$571,290.
Large lots at Bryant's Landing. Prices
range from $8,000-$12,500.
MLS#93026.


WEWAHITCHKA
* Acreage 25 acres and up. Prices range
from $75,000-$ 132,600.
* HOWARD CREEK Louise Ave. 2 lots, 300ft.
road frontage (.75 acres) close to boat launch.
Call Patricia Raap. MLS#92599
$35,000
* MLS#4486, Dogwood Ave., $14,900.
OVERSTREET
* The Landings at Wetappo Lots priced
from $69,900-$115,000.
* East Bay Plantation Discover Gulf County's
Other Bay. Interior lots $39,900, Bay
View lots $79,900, Creek Front lots
$89,900, Bay Front lots $179,900

MLS#9581. $60,000. Patricia Raap
* Buddy Floore Rd. Wooded Parcel 8.14
acres, MLS #91915, $36,630, call
Patricia Raap at 648-5683
CAPE SAN BLAS.
* 204' on Cape San Bias Road, Bay View
and just one block to beach, MLS#94821,
$139,900. Preston Russ.
* Marnie Island Reserve Marnie's Island
offering 8 private and secluded lots on upland
island on the St. Joseph Bay. Private community
with 2 way bridge and security gate. Beautiful
Western facing views in a secluded pristine area.
MLS#94562. Starting at $199.900. Call
Kim Harrison 850-227-3745.
Interior Lot, MLS#94949, Cape San Bias
Rd., $210,000 Susie White.
100 Secluded Dunes Dr. $299,900 -
MLS#92253
Interior, MLS#6528, Secluded Dunes Drive,
$154,900.


* Cape, San Bias gulf view lot at South Beach
- MLS#91560 $189,900.
INDIAN LAGOON & INDIAN PASS
* C-30 Area Large gulf view lot 100' X 385'
on SR30-A. MLS#95274 $129,900
Preston Russ
* Hwy. C-30 Gulf View Lot, near Gulf Pines
'Subd., zoned residential/commercial.
$239,900. MLS#94532
* Indian Pass Gulf Front lot, 50x452'.
MLS#93994, $450,000. Call Mark.
Schultz.
* Indian Pass Gulf Front lot, 50'x452'.
MLS#93995, $450,000. Call Mark
Schultz.
* Indian Lagoon MLS#2599, Hwy C-30,
$99,900.
BEACHES
* Gulfaire IV 110 Ocean Ridge Lane.
MLS#95112 $76,900
* Sunset Village Located at St. Joe Beach by
Windmarks proposed development. Amenities
include pool, tennis court, landscaped entrance,
paved streets and much more. Lots will be
released in phases. The second release is now
available. Call for more details.
* 107 Ponce De Leon St. St. Joe Beach -
In first block of beach 2nd lot from dedicated
beach Beautifully landscaped has underground
electric run. 46' wide for 73' then 50' for 52' -
125' total depth. Super location and pricel
$100,000. MLS#93072
* St. Joe Beach 180' on Hwy 98x440' on
. Court and 370'xl 25' on Americus. Great oppor-
tunity for commercial or/and residential.
$975,000. MLS#94465 Call Ellen
Allemore,


IS YOUR HOME ELEVATOR SAFE?

Home elevators should be tested every three to six months to ensure that
the elevator safeties are working correctly. They need to be lubricated &
maintained. Home elevators are dangerous and can cause serious injury
if not maintained on a regular basis. Please call Ancient City Home
Elevators (850) 925-9697, formerly Deans Home Elevator Service. we
I ill csrvice your elevator completely & perform all safety tests for years
of trouble free use. We charge $80.00 an hour with weekend & after
hour service available. We will also service & repair dumbwaiters & stair-
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"HOW MUCH LIFE INSURANCE
DO YOU NEED?"


Miller Ol-- a. ...
7712 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach -
UnobsIrucLed Gulf View across from dedicat-
ed beach This 3 BR/2 BA,1,600sf home sits
--- or, a 50'x 90'lot Property could be income
e producing upstairs and downstairs apart-
ments! MLS#94661 -.$390,000. Call
.F Ellen at 850.648.5683
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News Column
Faith Christian School


Faith Christian had a special
assembly February 18, led by Larry
Wells of Emergency Management
about hazardous weather aware-
ness and how to deal with it. The


focus was on the tornado, and at
the end of the program each stu-
dent received a hazardous weather
guide and a weather goody bag.
This program was quite timely


because Port St. Joe had expe-
rienced a tornado this month
which ripped the porches off sever-
al houses. The whole school had a
tornado drill the next day, and the
children did quite well. We suggest
that you also have a plan and prac-
tice it at home in preparation for a
tornado.
On Monday, February 24, the
students enjoyed a chapel program
by our missionary family for
January and February. The
Broome family shared in song and
words their desire to minister to
the people in the country of
Romania.
Faith Bible Church is now
sponsoring "Bible Tel-A-Story.",
This is a telephone program which
teaches lessons based on the prin-


ciples found in God's word. All the
child has to do is call and listen! So
when your son or daughter has
some free time or has friends over,
they can pick up the phone (with
your permission, of course) and
call "Bible Tel-A-Story" at 229-
5310.
If your child is currently
enrolled at Faith Christian and you
desire him/her to return next year,
please register before March 3.
After that date, registration will be
open for others.
March 3 is the beginning of
Spirit Week Activities at Faith
Christian. The week will end with a
Field Day for Kindergarten, age
five, through grade eight. School
will be dismissed at noon on Field
Day, Friday, March 7.


Pennies for Patients Will

Benefit Leukemia Victims


Peacebuilders of the week from PSJE for 1/10-14: front row (I to r): (1st
grade) Troyvontae Williams, (Kindergarten) Tony Yowell, (Pre-K) Cheyeann
Brewer. Back row (I to r): (5th grade) Sara Hoffman, (4th grade) Katie
McNeil, (3rd grade) John Whitfield, (2nd grade) Kyle Biggins.


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Throughout the month of
March, students at Port St. Joe
Middle School will be collecting
spare change from home, family
and friends to help save the lives of
people throughout Northern'
Florida who suffer from leukemia,
lymphoma, myeloma and
Hodgkin's disease. The Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society's eighth annual
Pennies for Patients campaign
involves over 500 schools across
the state and 58 Chapters of The,
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
nationwide.
Last year, 79 schools in
Northern Florida raised a record
$69,000. Nationwide, the Pennies
for Patients program raised more
than $8.5 million.
Monies raised will help fund
The Leukemia & Lymphoma
Society's research and patient
services programs such as finan-
cial aid, back to school, and family,
support groups. While leukemia
claims the lives of more children
than any other disease, recent suc-
cess shows an 80% cure rate for


acute lymphocytic leukemia, a
,form of childhood leukemia. An
estimated 109,500 people in the
U.S. will be diagnosed with
leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma
this year. The diseases take the
lives of 60,300 annually.
"The idea of students helping
students is what makes Pennies for
Patients so special," says Carolyn
Witten, principal of Port St. Joe
Middle School.
The top fund raising school in
Northern Florida will be eligible to
win a computer, keyboard and
color monitor. Other prizes, such
as gift certificates for school sup-
plies and equipment, will also be
awarded to top fund raising
schools.'
For more information about
Pennies for Patients, or The
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's
programs, please contact the
Northern Florida Chapter at 904-
538-0721. To make a donation
through the school, contact Cathy
Colbert at 227-3211.


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PSJE Peacebuilders of the week for 2/17-21: Front row (I to r): (1st
grade) Amy Butler, (kindergarten) Janel Kerigan, (Pre-K) Jarvis Spires. Back
row (I to r): (5th grade) Malesa Smith, (4th grade) Lilla Dykes, (3rd grade)
Samantha Taylor, (2nd grade) Austin McNeil.


ItPHIN WS

PORT ST.0 JOE
L MENTARY SCHOOL


Stanford Nine: All students in
kindergarten through second
grade will take the Stanford Nine
tests the week of March .3-7.
Parents are asked to make sure
their children get plenty of rest, a
good breakfast and arrive at school
on time each day.
FCAT testing for grades 3-5
will begin on Monday, March 3 and
continue through Wednesday,
March 12. Parents are asked to
make sure their children get plenty
of rest, a nutritious breakfast and,
arrive at school on time each day.
Preschool Screening: Port, St.
Joe Elementary School will host a
free child find preschool screening
on Wednesday, March 5th from 9-


2. Children eligible to participate
must be at least 3 years old and
not already in a pre-k or h.ad start
classroom' .Appointment rnav.i'b
scheduled'by cal4hli Susie Hatchier
at 229-1330.

Our deepest condo-
lences to the Charlie
Parker family. Ouir
prayers are with you
all

The Bennett Family:
Gator, Lynn, Daniel-
and.Travis


Congratulations
Port St. Joe Sharks
The Class 2A District 3
Tournament Champions


Follow the Sharks
on Oyster Country 106.5 FM
as they Head for the State Tournament


Port St. Joe
vs
Monticello
February 27 at 7:25 PM
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Gordon and Brown


United In Marriage
Rblf Edwin Gordon, Jr. and Veronica Maria Brown were united in holy
matrimony on February 14, in Apalachicola at the First Pentecostal
Holiness Church. Reverend Marvin Moore, uncle of the groom, performed
the ceremony. The groom is the son of Rolf and Linda Gordon of
Apalachicola. The groom's maternal grandparents are the late Oscar and
Lucile Gordon. The bride is the daughter of Toby Brown of Atwater,
California, and the late Eileen Brown. The bride's maternal grandmother
is the late Jacquelin Shaughnessy.
The bride was escorted down the aisle and then given in marriage by
her father-in-law, Rolf Gordon, Sr.
Jessi Montgomery of Apalachicola, friend of the bride, served as maid
-of honor. Bridesmaids were Summer Littlefield of Panama City, Angela
Tice and Christina O'Rear of Apalachicola, all friends of the bride., Desiree
Nicole Trest of Apalachicola, cousin of the groom, was junior bridesmaid.
,Flower girls were Rachell and Kelly Shaughnessy of Hixson,. Tennessee,
cousins of the bride. Wendy Loftin of Wewahitchka, friend of the bride,
attended the bride's book.
Serving as his 'brother's best man was Gabriel Gordon of
Apalachicola. Groomsmen were John B. Layne of Apalachicola, cousin of
the groom, and Tracey McClain and James "Padge" Padgett of
Apalachicola, friends of the groom. Michael Treat of Apalachicola, cousin
of the groom, Iwas junior groomsman. Shawn Herzich-Smith of Newnan,
Georgia, cousin of the bride, served as ringbearer.
Out-of-state guests were Danny and Jackie Shaughnessy of Hixson,
Tennessee, uncle and aunt of the bride, and their children, Jenny,
Patrick, Kelly, Rachell and Jimmy; and Gail Herzich of Newnan, Georgia,
aunt of the bride, and Gail's son, Shawn.
Following the wedding, a reception was hosted by the groom's parents
at St. Patrick's Catholic Parish Hall in Apalachicola. The newlyweds
danced their first dance to "Valentine," sung by Summer Littlefield.
Guests were also treated to "From this Moment," as sung by Summer
Littlefield and Christina O'Rear. Music was provided by deejay, Keith
Unger and Alex Rich, both of Panama City. The Valentine-themed wedding
cake was made (with love) by Jean Nabors of Apalachicola, aunt of the
groom. Serving and assisting at the reception were Betty Banta, Nellree
Layne, Patricia Lichardello, Merle Marshall, Joy Moore, Jean Nabors and
Dorothy Rolstad.
A bridal shower was held at .the home of Patricia Lichardello on
January 31. Hostesses for the event were Nellree Layne, Patricia
Lichardello and Jean Nabors, all of Apalachicola and all aunts of the
groom.
The newlyweds honeymooned in'Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.


Lance Cpl. Kendall Bailey


Local Marine Assigned to
Presidential Support Duty,
USMC Lance Corporal Kendall
Bailey, formerly from
Wewahitchka, has been assigned to
Marine Helicopter Squadron One,


Marine Combat Development
Command, Quantico, VA, where he
provides security for executive hel-
icopters while on presidential sup-
port duty.
Bailey completed USMC
Recruit Training at' MCRD Paris
Island, SC in December, 2001,
after entering the Marine Corps in
September of that year. He then
attended Marine Combat Training
School at Camp LeJuene, NC and
Marine Military Police School at
Fort Leonardwood, MO. Kendall is
continuing his education in the
field of criminal justice.
Kendall is the son of Rhonda
Bailey Manning of Huntsville, AL,
and Jay Bailey of Key Largo. He is
the grandson of Mary Lou Rhames
Hanna, formerly of Port St. Joe and
now living in Crestview, and
Donald Gene Rhames of
Wewahitchka.
Kendall and his mother would
like to thank the staff of the
Wewahitchka Elementary School
for their encouragement and sup-
port.


The Star, Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. Feb. 27. 2003 Page 7B
Electric Co-ops Sponsor Relay For Life Events
For the third consecutive year, Touchstone Energy Cooperatives in
Alabama and Florida are stepping forward to serve as title sponsor for the
2003 Relay For Life events in the Alabama, Mid-South and Northwest
Florida regions.
Last year, Touchstone Energy Cooperatives sponsored more than 58
Relay For Life events throughout south and central Alabama and north-
west Florida. Almost $3 million was raised at these events for the
American Cancer Society. This year, Touchstone Energy will sponsor 68
events.
On Monday, February 24, representatives of Alabama Electric
Cooperative, CHELCO, Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative, and West Florida
Electric Cooperative presented a check for $51,000 to the 2003 American
Cancer Society Relay For Life program.
For more information about Relay For Life 'events, contact the
American Cancer Society Bay Area Office, 2012-A Lisenby Avenue,
Panama City, or watch The Star for announcements of Relay For Life
events in this area.



Services of Spiritual

S*Renewal wif

Rev.Brad



Evangelist off,
Alabama/West Florida
Conference of the U.M.C.

Services:
Sunday 8:00-9:30, 11.:00 AM & 6:00 PM=
~ Monday Night 6:00 PM-
Tuesday Night 6:00 PM -
Wednesday 6:00 PM, Ash Wednesday Service =

Rev. Ted Lovelace
All are invited to come and
hear this dynamic speaker!

First United Methodist Church
of Mexico Beach
111 N. 22nd Street


Get in, get out, get



School things at


EMT Class of 2002: Back row: John Murnan, John Grantland, Mitch
Grainger, Chris Buchanan. Middle row: Jay Metcalf, Laura Metcalf, Diana
i Epple, David McCroan. Sitting: Brad Hall, Sharon Watson. Missing from the
photo is graduate Debra Everette.


EMT Class of 2002


Gulf County EMS congratu-
lates the EMT Class of 2002. A
, total of 11 students completed the
Gulf Coast Community Co01lege
EMT program at the Gulf/Franklin
Center.
The EMT represents the begin-
ning level in the emergency medical
services (EMS) career ladder. EMTs
are trained in basic life support
Measures including patient assess-
,ment, cardiopulmonary resuscita-
tion (CPR), automated external
defibrillation (AED), oxygen thera-
py, shock prevention, bandaging,
splinting, spinal immobilization,
emergency vehicle operation
(EVOC), and vehicle extrication.
The instructors, Paramedics
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Penny Ford would like to thank the
students for, demonstrating the
dedication and determination
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core curriculum contains a total of
241 hours: 80 clinical hours, 99
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:ratory hours. These hours only
represent a portion of the total time
:,employed. In between the classes
and the many study groups the
EMTs held in order to pass the
national andstate EMT exams, the
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practical experience.


The entire;,class congratulated
Chris Buchanan with a "Top of
Class" award for scoring the high-
est in the EMT Class of 2002.
Snowbird Party
A Great Success
In keeping with the tradition
started a few years ago, Paradise
Coast Vacation Rentals held its
annual snowbird party at The Fish
House Restaurant in Mexico Beach
on Tuesday, February 18.
Approximately 100 people
attended the event which was host-
ed by Paradise Coast Vacation
Rentals owners, Chip and Deborah
Crow, to show their appreciation to
the area's winter guests.
Door prizes were awarded after
the guests had finished their
meals, and fun and fellowship was
enjoyed by all.
Deborah and Chip, along with
their staff, Elayne, Laura, Cody,
Jon and Ron would like to thank
everyone who attended the get-
together. It was a great success.
Paradise Coast Vacation
Rentals would also like to thank
those business owners who con-
tributed door prizes for the party
and Carol and her staff at The Fish
House Restaurant for doing such a
great job.


In Loving Memory of

Mother Ruby M. Baker
March 1,-2002-March 1, 2003 one year
you have been gone. Words can't express
just how much we miss you. God looked
around his garden and saw an empty space. Then he
looked down upon this earth and saw your loving face. He
put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. His garden
is so beautiful, he always takes the best. It broke our hearts
to loose you. But you did not go alone. For a part of us
went with you on the day God called you home.
Your loving husband, children, grandchildren and friends


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

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


On Saturday and Sunday,
March 8th and 9th, Grace
Presbyterian Church, Panama
City, will host its 11th Annual
Scottish Festival & Highland
Games on the church grounds
(corner of Lisenby Ave. and
Airport Road). For over a decade
this has been an outreach min-
istry of Grace Presbyterian. This
year's events will begin with. a
farewell to Grace's Pastor
Emeritus, the late Dr. Wade
Hampton Bell, Jr.
The festival on Saturday
begins at '10 a.m. and runs until
4 p.m. It will be a wholesome day
lof Scottish heritage filled with
fellowship, fun and great food; a
wonderful day for the whole fam-
ily. There will be vendors of
Scottish wares, clan representa-
tion, societies, nationally know,
Celtic entertainers such .as
Smithfield Fair, Rixey and
McMillan, and Duel Christian.
The Pipe and Drum Corps will
include: Panama City Pipes and
Drums and Tallahassee Pipes
and Drums, and possibly others.
There will be Scottish dancers,
Irish step dancers, highland ath-
letics, a British car show, a


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


British dog show and the excep-
tionally popular Tartan Tea
Room.
Throughout the day, Scottish
and traditional foods will' be6
available to include fish and
chips, "brideys" and meat pies,
the every popular "Scottish eggs",
and there might even be a
"hagus" around the grounds for
the adventurous type.
Previous years' 'attendance
has been estimated at 4,000 -
5,000 people. People come from
all over the southeast and 'east-
ern seaboard, and many snow-
birds visit the area for this annu-
al festival. All are welcome,
attendance is free, but donations
are gladly accepted at the gate.
The weekend is completed on
Sunday at Grace's worship serv-
ice at 11:00 a.m. with the Annual
Kirkin' 0' the, Tartan (a blessing
of the Tartans/Clans) in the
Sanctuary of Grace. This unique
worship service is certainly open
to all, and many attend in full
Scottish regalia. The Kirkin' is'
always a wonderful spiritual
finale to a great family weekend
of heritage, heraldry, fellowship
and worship.


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


MEXICO BEACH ANIMAL CLINIC
(850) 648-8811
1000 Highway 98
Grooming Boarding Pet Supplies
Men's Day at Philadelphia
Primitive Baptist Church
The brethren of Philadelphia
Primitive Baptist Church will be
celebrating "Men's Day" on
-Sunday, Mar. 2. The observance
will begin with Sunday school at
9:30 a.m. and conclude with
morning'worship service starting
at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend
Bradford Johnson of Panama
City will be the guest speaker for
this service.
Pastor Jessie Hawkins cor-
dially invites, everyone to come
and rejoice with the congrega-
tion at the church located at 251
Avenue D in Port St. Joe.,


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

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


First Baptist Church Adds
Early Sunday Service,
The congregation of First
Baptist Church. is pleased to
announce the addition of anoth-
er worship service on Sunday
mornings. Beginning Mar. 9,
services will be at. 8:30 and
11:00 a.lm. Bible study for all
ages will be at 9:45 a.m.
Don't miss the anointed
singing, Biblical preaching and
genuine excitement of what God
is doing at First Baptist Church,
102 Third Street, Port St. Joe.
VISIT THE CHURCH OF YOUR
CHOICE THIS SUNDAY!



Roy Lee Hodges
Roy Lee Hodges, 85, of
Donalsonville, Georgia, passed
away Friday, February 21, in the
Miller County Nursing Home.
Funeral services were held
Monday, February 24, at 2:00 p.m.
at Reynolds Chapel United
Methodist Church with Rev. Randy
Carnley officiating. Interment fol-
lowed in the Union Missionary
Baptist Church Cemetery in Miller
County.
Roy Lee was born August 29,
1917 to the late James K. and Evie
Culver Hodges. He was married to
Mae Fannie Chandler on October 8,
1938. He retired from St. Joe Paper
Company after -34 years. He had
made Donalsonville his home since
1979. He was a member of
Reynolds Chapel United Methodist
Church where he served in many
capacities and was a vital member
in the building of Reynolds Chapel.
He was a member, of the Tupelo'
Lodge No. 289 in Wewahitchka and
an honorary .member of Salem
Lodge No. 267.
He leaves to cherish his memo-
!ry his loving wife, Fannie Hodges of
Donalsonville, GA; two sons and


daughters-in-law, Nathan and
Becky Hodges of Waynesville, NC,
and Larry and Deborah Hodges of
Boaz, AL; one daughter and son-in-
law Clara and Martin Cain of
Kinard; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by
one daughter, Mary Evelyn Hodges,
one granddaughter, Regeena
Helson, and three brothers, 'Hoyt
Hodges, Harvey Hodges and
William Hodges. .
Pallbearers were Dewayne
Helson, Jeff Hodges, David
Murkison, Nick Angle, Emerson
Stinnett, and Jessie Richardson.:
Memorial contributions may be
made to the Reynolds Chapel
Building Fund c/o Cliff Watson,
2676 Burke Road, Donalsonville,
GA, 39845.
Hugh McQuillan
Hugh McQuillan of Jersey City,
NJ, and part-time resident of Port
St. Joe, passed away Wednesday,
February 19 at NewYork University
Hospital, He was 79.
He is survived by his wife of 46
years, Dr. Loretta M. McQuillan.,
A memorial service to be held
at a later date in Port St. Joe will be
announced.


Peaches Wants Her Piece of the Pie Quiet Day at St. James' Episcopal Sat.
It will bgin with' cotien


The Daughters of the King at
St. James' Episcopal Church will
sponsor a Quiet Day for the
community on Saturday, March
1. Quiet days are times set aside
to pray and meditate on God's
word and to be still and listen to
His message.
Father Joseph Hagberg will'
conduct the meditations and:
offer Holy Communion. In addi-
tion, participants are welcome to
bring personal reading material
or use the books, pamphlets and
articles available.


It will begin with a continen-
tal breakfast in the parish hall
at 9:45 a.m. and continue until
2:00 p.m. Participants- who plan
to be attending during the lunch
break from noon to 12:45 p.m.;
are asked to bring a brown bag,
lunch. Beverages will be provid-
ed by the Daughters of the King.
There is no charge or reser-
vation needed and guests may
come or go at any time as long
as quiet is observed. The invita-
lion is extended to everyone.


The Rev. Thomas J. Guido
The Catholic Church of Gulf County, FL'
Welcomes You
Office .
St. Joseph 850-227-1417 St. Lawrence
20th and Monument Ave. Hwy. 71 North
PO Box 820 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 Wewahitchka
Mass Schedule
Saturday -4 p.m. EST Mass Schedule
Sunday 9.30 a.m. EST Sunday 11 a.m. CST


TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN

++-++ ST. JAMES'

EPISCOPAL CHURCH
800 22nd STREET, PORT ST. JOE
8:00 and 11:00 a.m. (EST) Sunday School 9:45
C"-hild C'areoProvided for at 11:00


" \\\v\W'W.stiamesepiscopalchurch.org


i rst avptist Church


S102 THIRD STREET -PORT ST. JOE
Brent Vickery, Pastor
Buddy Caswell Benjamin Roberts
.ln,:rer of Music & Education Minister to Students
Sunday School ..... .. .... 9:45 am
Worship Service ..... ..8:30 and 11:00 am
Discple Training .. .. .. .... .6:00 pm
Evening Worship . . 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting .... .. .6:30 pm
Mon-Fri: Devotion on 105.5 FM .7:49 am ET


"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"

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

FAITH BIBLE ..,CHURCH
801 20th Street Port St. Joe ., 229-6707
Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor
Sunday School ................ .. ., ..... 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Service ...... ... ....... . ., 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service .. .... : ................... :,6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study ....... .7:00 p.m.
Home of FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL


Discover God's Love!
Everyone welcome

Long Avenue -
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


Potter's House
"Where Broken Vessels Are Made New"
636 Second Street Post Office Box 631 Wewohitchka, FL 32465
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Sunday 10:00 AM ........... . Worship Service
Sunday 6:00 PM ............... Worship Service
Wednesday 7 PM ... ............. . Bible Study
Rodney G. Leaman, Pastor
(850) 639-4588 Wewarev@aol.com
Broken spirits, Hearts & Llves CAN be mended


Currently available for adoption at the Humane Society are Peaches,
a 5 month old female Beagle puppy (pictured); Jetson, a 7 mo. old male;
Reno, a medium-sized male lab, caramel colored; Bullet, a.medium sized
male. white w/ black spots; Mack, a medium sized long-haired male;
Betty, a grown red pit; Marcel, a young golden retriever rmi\; and Dixie, a
black shepherd female
Lester, a grown beautiful orange cat, already neutered; Harvey, a 5
month old tabby kitten; and puppies. seven mixed breed beauties.
For more information. contact the St. Joseph Bay' Humane Society at
227-1103 or visit the Humane Society's web site at \\w~v.sjbhumanesoci-
ety.org. ..

BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St; St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
SA LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD.
SUNDAY: General Assembly 9:45 am Bible itud: all ages 10 a.m.'
Morning Worship 11 a.m. Evening Worship,6 p.i m
WEDNESDAY: Choir Practice 6 p.m.' *r.ier Meeting & '-.uih Group 7 p.m
"0 rare and see rhar ha le L.id noL.,d l',cd i h:ie eina [rhat cii r Hin in '
Ph'l sE ,'Cept f 'li i ':rartn t .,'it, p i l..' p or .h:p God iblb s I '',,I
Pastor David Nichols Church 64--5026 Home 769-8"25


/" FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
"- 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
S u s I I i. ,* ,'
Sunday Worship 10 a.m.
Fellowship Time .. 10:45 a.m.
Adult School ......... 11 a.m.
*Sunday School -"


*Young Children


Pastor Rev. J. Reid Ca erii o


CHURCH


-S;iteensh Sireet


Highvao) 71/ Cecil Costin Sr.


"FmCrrietiit-- r i'hur.i th I it u eJ t i.1 '
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382 Ling Street Highland View
S Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(850)227-1306 ,, 9:45 a.m.
11:O am.r.
'~ NO FRILLS! NO FADS!'I.' -.I:.:l f.l'.l Evening Service 7:00 p.m.
JUST-LETING.GOP DO CHURCH HISWAY! llep Training 6:00 p.m.
-, 7:00 p.m.


Constitution andMonument
I N T Port St. Hoe

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH


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

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


Methodist Youth
Fellowship .. ... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ........ 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
vns, Jr. Diana Sealey
*tor Youth & Children's Director


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday


Worship:
9:30 a.m. Sunday


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


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


Join us in worship ..
10:30 Sunday Morning 7:00
Wednesday Evening
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our websile at: lamilvlifechurch nei


Apalachicola ... ... Panama City
Hwy Reid Ave.
S7 0 Family Life ChurcW h
Wewahitchka,


323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433) ,

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

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




WGBW


Listen to ALL CHRISTIAN RADIO



88.5 FM



First United Methodist Church
of Mexico Beach
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL _2410
Sunday Worship Services:
Traditional ........... .................... 8:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.mn., CT
Contemporary .................. ....................... 11:00 a.m., CT
Open Hearts. Open minds. Open doors.
The people of Mexico Beach United Methodist Church
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor NURSERY PROVIDED Church/Office: 648-8820

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.
Coe Celebrate with us! (in members' homes)
GraCom e Bat with us! Pastor Lee Cordell (850)227-1180
Grace Baptist Church www.GraceEagles.org


",A Port of Victory"

First Ckuch kof the Nazarene
2420 Long Avenue Port St. 3oe, Florida 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ...................... 10 am. C ive .nto thle Loed fhle 9loey
Sunday Morning Worship ..... ...... 11 a.m. de His nrlme, wo flsip trfe
Sunday Evening Worship ................ 6 .m. Lo, d in the beauty of 0 ol.ness.
Wednesday Evening Service .......... 7. p.m. Psalm 29:2


Grace Church to Host Annual
Scottish Festival & Highland Games


God'
lov

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recorded by the Realtors
Association of Franklin and
Southern Gulf counties. Over
$127,000,000 in real estate trans-
actions were recorded for the Gulf
County and Mexico Beach area.


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Commander of VFW Post #8285, Rex Outlaw, Sr.; Vice of the Ladies Auxiliary of Post #8285, Ann Mann,
Chairman of the Patriot's Pens Youth Essay; Jeff Hunter, Dexter Hunter, Sandra Hunter; and Kathryn Outlaw, President
of the Ladies Auxiliary Post #8285.


Dexter Hunter Wins VFW Essay


DONNA SPEARS
Realtor Honored

with Award
Donna Spears, broker-owner
of Donna Spears Realty received
the platinum award for sales vol-
ume of $10 million plus for the
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hosted the Distnct 17 meeting on
3 Saturday. February 15.
State Sr. Vice Commander A E.
Gene Hall spoke at the joint meet-
ing and gave out some awards.
Also attending the meeting was
Dexter Hunter and his parents Jeff
and Sandra. Dexter Hunter was
the 1st place winner of Distnct 17
in the Patrot's Pen Youth Essay
contest held for students in 7th
and 8th grades Dexter was spon-
sored by \VFW Post #S285 in
\Vewahitchka. He read his winning
essay and was then awarded with a
certificate and a S100 check.
Charlotte B. Faircloth. a 7th
grader at Port St Joe Middle
School and sponsored by \VFW Post
#10069 was the 2nd place winner
in Distinct 17 and received a certilfil-
cate and a 875 00 check.
PSJ Patriots Pen Essay Winners
Announced
Port St. Joe Middle School 7th
and 8th grade students participat-
ed in the 2002-2003 Patriots Pen
conte-t. sponsored by the members
cf the Veterains of Foreign Wars and
Ladies Auxijliary.
This year's essay theme was
My Pledge To America" Students
were asked to submit a 300-400
word typed essay of original work
for judgjng at the local \FW. The
U, S p1tl pl.e wvinher oses on to be
judged at the distinct level. and the
winners at the district level go on to
the state level competition. The
Patriots Pen Essay was former\
known as the \TW Youth Essay.
Charlotte Faircloth is this
year's local Ist place \TW Patriots
Pen E-say Winner. Charlotte. a 7th
grader. received a Certificate of
Achievement. a check for S100 and
a beautiful jacket slrnifling the
Patriot's Pen Essay on the front
and an eagle., flag and Statue of


Liberty airbrush on the back. from
the local VFXWV Post #10069 Land the
Ladies Auxiliary. Charlotte was
also the recipient of S75.00 from
the district level, coming in 2nd
place.
Amanda Williams was present-


Charlotte Faircloth and Amanda
Williams.

ed with a Certificate of
Achievement for 2nd place at the
IQcal level. She also received a
check for S75.00.
Because it was Valentine's Day
when the girls received their certifi-
cates and checks. roses were pre-
sented to them as well
\'F\ Post #10069 members
Commander Rick Armstrong and
essay chairman Debi Armstrong.
together vith the Ladies Aualiary
would like to congratulate the t\o
winners The post is very proud of
these two young ladies
The Post thanks all the 7th and
Sth graders who entered the con-
test. the teachers who urged the
students to try their hand at wnt-
img. and Carolyn Witten. Principal
of the Port St. Joe Middle School
for all her help.


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_PortSt. Joe- 6 BR/4 BAhomecompletelyremodeledin a room? This 1998 mobile home has it! 5 BR.'3 BA
S, great location. Kitchen has tile and cedar trim. Nice big and a big lot with the back yard fenced a con ,
... l ,.. yard w/enclosed pool. MLS#94081 $189,900 Ch/A heat pump and 50 hot water heater, fire- Unique 1 BR 1 BA mobile home with decks for 3 BR/1.5 BA furnished townhouse with a beautiful sunset 1
91 BAYBERRY DRIVE DALKETH Beautiful place, jacuzzi & sprinkler system in front & back. outdoor enjoyment, large boat shed, storage bldg, view over the gulf from master br deck. Convenient mari-
91BAYBERRYDRIVE DALKEITH -Beautiful Great price! $115,000 MLS#93763 Call 50x100 lot. Walk through floor plan. no and boat launch across the street. This is a great
country estate on 10 acres. 3BR/2BA home, large -- Ellen" Completely furnished. $69,900 MLS#94612 investment with good rental income. Call Carol Bell @
country kitchen w/island, family room w/fire- Call Brenda Miller 1-800-260-1137 Ext. 14. 800.451.2349 or 850.227.4252 MLS#93888 11 I
lace. Hardwood floors throughout, many custom and airy home. Watch the dolphins play fro,
satures. 2 car garage, barn, pasture. $239,000 n Flood Insurance available. $395,000.00 just enjoy the naturerom the courtyard. This home 2BR/2 1/2BA. Fully furnished townhouse, close to
MLS#94940 Call BRENDA MILLER 1852. 227-9600. Patricia Raap at 850-648-5683 ext. 15 for

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beautiful section of the America's Number One Beach,
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Florida beach cottage with spectacular Guf view fm Presnell's Marina. 128 X 690' 3br/2ba, 2200sq Close to State Park. Gated community with home situated on an oversized lot is a most desirable Bay View 38R/2BA, this custom built home is being *|(
y rea near home./A. Also has B A clothtaking panboutique, construction view office, real estate office ustom built home w/ open design All cypress Port St. Joe BR/3BA Enoy the beautiful sunone $325,000 mls#95079 Please
toward Creekar which172 N. Squirrel Ave. 2 open and airy home. Watch the dolphins ply fro interior and exterior. situated on 2 lots.Feeral sets over the St. Joe Bay from this l home. 850-227-9600 or 00-451- call Mark SBeach ultz 101-D 38th Street New
R/2 BA plys bonus room, doublewide mobile home large sun deck. Easy access to beautiful beach. Call Flood Insurance available. $395,000.00 just enjoy the nature from the courtyard. This home 2BR/2 1/2BA. Fully furnished townhouse, close to
50' its on a hgh 120x130' lot close to the landings P Harrison 227-3745 One reston Russ at 850-227-2160. Will not last MLS#93297. Call Mark Schultz 227-9600 is very open and spacious850-227-2594 $425,000. marina & beach. Excellent investment property Call
press siding and metal roof. Call Patricia Raap long at only $599,000. MLS#95253 or 227-2594 MLS#91852. 227-9600. Patricia Raap at 850-648-5683 ext. 15 for
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ram front screen porch!dPublic beach access across from Presnell's Marina. 128 X 690' 3br/2ba, 2200sq Close to State Park. Gated community with home situated on an oversized lot is a most desirable Bay View 3BR/2BA, this custom built home is being
-Hwy 98 near home.CH/A. Also, has 1 BR/ioBA ft home w/ handicapped ramp. 2200sq ft. Has been a pool and great views of beach. location of Port St. Joe. Too many amenities to mention. sold furnished. Deeded Bay & Gulf access. "X"
mall cottage in rear which rents by month, On two clothing boutique, construction office, real estate office One new 4BR/4 1/2BA, over 2200 sq. Call Susie White today for an appointment to flood zone. $325,000 mls#95079 Please 1
50' lots for 100' of highway frontage. House up on and residential rental. MLS#94534, $755,000. ft. with elevator. $349,900. view this home. 850-227-9600 or 800-451- call Mark Schultz for an appointment
bluff. $479,500. mis#92934 Ask for Ellen Call Kim Harrison 227-3745 One resale, 3BR/3 1/2 BA. $329,900. 2349. MLS#93470 $299,900.00. 850-227-9600 or 850-227-2594


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1994 Pontiac Bonneville 4
door, AT, AC, V6, Clean &
Dependable. $1950. Call
960-4464. ltc2/27

1991 Volvo 240 stick,
i146,000 miles, CD; 1995
Isuzu, 4 cyl. stick, 106,000
miles, $3,500 each. Call 229-
8593. ltp2/27

1998 Nissan Frontier pickup.
One owner, low miles, new
.condition. $5950. 960-4464.
ltc2/27

For Sale a 1972 Holiday
Rambler 5th wheel, ab. 35,ft.
Can be seen at Islander RV
Park in Mexico Beach.
Asking $2,000. Please call
229-1771 or 229-2596. itp2/27

1992 Chevy Lumina, AT, AC,
V6, Loaded. New condition.
$2450. Call 960-4464. Itc2/27

For Sale 1962 Cushman
-Metermaid truck, trans-
formed into Ice Cream Truck.
Needs work, asking $200.
Call 229-2596 or 229-1771.,
ltp2/27

1996 Ford Explorer XLT, 4
door, AT, AC, V6. $4950. Call
960-4464. ltc2/27

1994 Pontiac Grand Prix 4
door, 113, 000 miles, cur-
-ently driven 70 miles per
flay, $1,200. Call 827-1505
after 6:00 pm. 2tp2/27

1996 Nissan Pathfinder. 4
door, 5 speed, AC, Loaded!
Low miles, one owner. 2
wheel drive. $6750. Call 960-
4464. ltc2/27

2000 dodge Durango, V-8
magnum engine, 4 door with
rear air, only 47,000 miles,
$13,750. Call Eric at. 229-
6864 or 229-8997. tfc2/27
J1995 Mercury Grand
Marquis. 4 door, AT, AC, V8.
Just 80,000 miles. Excellent
condition. $4650. Call 960-
4464. ltc2/27

1998 Chevy S10 LS pickup. 5
speed, AC, one owner,
70,000 miles. New condition.
$4950. Call 960-4464. Itc2/27

1999 Chevy S10 LS extended
cab. 68,000 miles, one
owner, V6, AT, AC. New!
$7950. Call 960-4464 itc2/27

1996 Chevy Tahoe 4x4
* leather, loaded, new tires,
one owner, clean, $9,500
OBO. Call 647-2620 after
5:00 pm. 2tp2/20

1996 Nissan XE Pickup. 5
speed, AC, $4450. Call 960-
4464. ltc2/27

1993 Chevy Z71, looks good,
runs great, toolbox, $3,000
OBO. Call 647-3497. 3tc2/20

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1979 Chevy aluminum body
stop van, 6 cyl., $2,000 firm;
1986 Astro van, new engine,
new engine has 4,000 miles,
$1,600 firm; 1986 Astro van,
new engine, has 2,500 miles
fair condition, $1,200 firm.
Call 229-2660 ask for Bob.
2tp2/20

A Dingo Deuce over sized go
cart, 18 hp motor, 1,000
OBO. Call 227-9363. 2tc2/20

1998 Ext. cab Dodge Ram, 4
wheel drive, 360. Call 647-
3106. 2tp2/20

1991 Chevy Silverado, Reg.
cab, fully loaded, custom
package, 350 engine, new
paint & low miles, $5,250.
Call 647-2848. 4tp2/13

1992 Avion 5th wheel 34',
great condition, $14,900.
Call 850-227-7699. 4tp2/6

1999 Dodge Conversion Van.
Only 22,000 miles, excellent
condition, TV/VCR, 2 CD
Players, leather seats, etc.
Sell for $15,850 or OBO. Call
850-227-2185. 4tp2/6






1994 Eagle 15' boat. 29hp
Evinrude, electric start, foot
operated trolling motor, new
drive-on galvanized trailer,
Huminbird, fresh water only,
Excellent condition. $2800.
Call 960-4464. ltc2/20

14' aluminum boat'with.25
hp Johnson motor and galva-
nized 'trailer. All been in
water only one time. Call
227-1253. 2tp2/20

Fiberglass 15 ft. boat with
trailer, $600 OBO. Call 227-
9363.' 2tp2/20

17' Boston Whaler with 88
Johnson motor, center con-,
trol, drive on -trailer. new
Bimini top, stainless railings,
:Ro)tor has 50 hours. $6,200.
Call 229-2660 or 229-9408.
2tp2/20

1996 48 HP Evinrude, con-
trols, cables, less than 100
hours, excellent condition,
$1,800. Call 850-648-6670
nights. 2tp2/13








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For Rent
1,2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,
125 Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 227-7451
"Available Now"
1 BRH idap Unit
Central heat and air
'* On-site Management
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GULF SHORE STORAGE
201 Desoto Street, St. Joe Beach
Boat/RV Storage Storage Units
"Access 24/7"
S899-3665


1996 Trophy 20 ft walk
around, excellent condition,
fully equipped, $12,000. Can
be seen at 405 Texas Drive,
Mexico Beach. Call 678-344-
7837. 4tp2/6






Prominent locally owned &
operating business for sale.
Recession proof income great
on going business. $650,000.
Call 'for details. 850-229-
1929. tfc2/6






Furnished trailer at
Overstreet. Call 648-5306.
S2tp2/27

Long term rental available
in Mexico Beach. 2 bed-
room, 1 1/2 bath partially
furnished, $550/month plus
utilities. Hambrick Realty,
Inc., 3001 Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach, FL 32410, .850-648-
1102. ltc2/27

2 bedroom trailer, nice gulf
view, $375 month. Call Sally
Child's at 648-4649 or 648-
1010. 3tp2/27

House for rent in Port St.
Joe 3 bedroom, 2 bath,
laundry-room, large family
room & dining room, new
central air and heat, paint,
carpet, new dishwasher,
stove & refrigerator, fenced in
yard. No Pets. $650 month,
$300 security. Call 227-
3511. 2tp2/27

Apartment for rent, 2 bed-
room, unfurnished, central
H/AC, 808 Woodward Ave.
Call 227-7800. 2tc2/27

Long, Term Rental Mexico
Beach Serri-furnislheo. 2.
bedrqom.k' mobile homee'
recently remodeled, clean
and all new with large
screened in porch. Large
shaded lot in quiet neighbor-
hood. Located two blocks
from beach, $450 monthly
plus utilities. By appoint-
ment only. Call 647-5450
after 4:00 pm EST. Qualified
applicants only.' 2tp2/27

House for rent, 3 bedroom,
living room, kitchen, 1 1/2
bath,, all new furniture and
appliances inc. W/D.
Beautiful. 405 Texas Drive,
Mexico Beach. Short walk to
beach at 7th Street. May-"
Sept., $500 a week; Oct.-
April, $800 month. Call 678-'
344-7837. 4tp2/20

Apartment in new two story
town house, good neighbor-
hood, near down town, 2
bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, wash-
er, dryer, stove, dishwasher.
microwave furnished, large
garage, upper deck, available
March 1st. Call 648-2801.
2tp2/20

Gulf Aire Townhouse, 1 bed-
room, 1 bath plus loft, all
appliances including washer.
& dryer, pool, tennis court,
$575 a month plus deposit.
Call 648-8007. 2tp2/20

Small Office Spaces for rent.
Call Phil at 227-2112. tc2/6

Available March 3rd at
Mexico Beach. Nice 2 bed-
room, 2 bath 14x70 unfur-
nished mobile home with
central: H/A and washer &
dryer hookups. Located on
nice corner lot, 400 yards:
from beach, .10x10 storage
shed, $700 month with utili-
ties or $475 month without
utilities, $250 damage
deposit. References required.
Call 648-5905 after 7:00 pm.
2tp2/20

4 bedroom house for lease,
newly remodeled, 4th Street,
St. Joe, commercial or resi-
dential. Call 770-719-8314 -
or 850-227-7813. 4tp2/13
FOR RENT OR LEASE
Dry storage space
3,000 sq. ft.
Call 229-6031

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Night: 647-3882
St. Joe Beach

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1 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow.
155 ) Beach Street, ,St. Joe
Beach. Stove, refrigerator,
washer/dryer hookup., One
lot off Highway 98, S550
monthly, $250 refundable
damage deposit. Call Gulf
Coast Vacation Rentals, Inc
at 648-5449. tfc2/6

Mexico Beach Unfurnished
house, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, all
appliances, CH&A, $750
month. Call 648-5424. Stci/9

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. tfc2/6

Efficiency-type apartment
in P.S.J., furnished, all util-
ities inc. Weekly; Monthly
rates. Call 639-3600. Lfc2/6

2 bdrm. apartment at Mexico
Beach for rent. Ocean view,
unfurnished, 648-4922. *,

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. tic276F

Rental Furnished 2 bed-,
room, 2 bath .with covered
boat dock on the canal in
Mexico Beach. New
Construction. Available
October Ist. $950 a ,month.
Contact Coldwell Banker
Forgotten Coast Realty at
850-648-1010. tfc2/6

2 bedroom apartment, gulf
view, Beacon Hill Lodge. Call
850-647-3918. ltp2/27

Gulf front, long term rental.
available, $800 month. Call
Claire at 859-832-4240. -y
UW
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove
& refrig. cen. h&a. screen
porch, carport & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apart-,
ment. stove & refrig., wash-
er/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 'bdrmzn
house, 1 1/2 ba., inside
laundry rm., ch&a, dish-
washer &.stove, fully carpet-
ed. No pets.
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto
heat & air, washer/dryer
hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment,
washer/ dryer hookup. Call
229-6777 after 7 PM. ua,6


For Sale: Washer, $125; Gas
dryer, $115; Big wheel lawn
mower, $65; STD wheel lawnr
mower, $55. All in good con-
dition. Call 647-2570. 2tp2/27

For sale a captains bed, sin-
gle, brand new, asking $200.
Please call 229-1771 or
2229-2596. ltp2/27

Matching hl-te crib & dress-
ing table, crib set including
mobile & lamp, stroller with
attaching car seat. Call 229-
7726. lp2/27

Bedroom suite for sale -
headboard & foot board, full
mattress & box springs,
dresser & mirror, chest of
drawers. Call 229-6221. i.i,.


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For Sale, Portable bar, wicker
& rattan white wash finish,
new with glass top, $450
OBO. Call 229-1984. 3t52/IS

For Sale: Console Plano. Call
229-S975 after 5:00 leave
message. tfc2/6

Used furniture for sale.
Johnnie's Trim Shop, 310
4th St., PSJ tfc2/6

Unfinished Furniture @
REEVES
Fumitu & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
Quality Refinishing since' 1982
Call John Reeves at 22 374






Yard Sale: 515 8th Street,
Port St. Joe, Sat.. & Sun.,
March 1 & 2. ltp2/27

Yard Sale: 519 4th Street,
Sat., March 1, 8:00-12:00.
ltp2/27

Garage Sale: 100 1
Woodward Ave., Sat., March
1, 8:00-12:00. Tools, tires,
clothes, kitchen wares, crafts
and lots of misc. items. ip2/27

Yard Sale: Hide-A-Way
Marina Motel Parking Lot -
3601 Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach,
Sat. & Sun., March 1 & 2,
8:00 am till. Used motel fur-
nishing, beauty shop !equip-
ment, catering equipment,
,house and kitchen wares,
lots of misc. and lots of great,
junk. ltp2/27

Yard Sale: 311 Fortner Ave.,
Mexico Beach, Sat., March 1,
8:00-2:00. Washer, TV, type
writers, Radio with CD play-
er. Call 648-2487. ltp2/27
Carport Sale: 1502 Palm
Blvd.. Port St. Joe, Sat.,
'March 1, 8:00-12:00. Various
Steshi~ i It2/27
lRummage Sale: 230 Pineda
Street, St.' Joe Beach, Sat.,
March' 1, 8:00-1:00.
Furniture, odds & ends. ip2/27.

Yard Sale: 1406 Palm Blvd.,
Sat., March 1, 8:00-12:00.
Entertainment center,
clothes, lots of misc. Cancel
if rain., ltp2/27






Experienced housekeepers
, wanted. Now taking applica-
tions for top paid positions.
Apply in person, Cape San
Blas Vacation Rentals, 4320
Cape San Blas Road, 229-
6916. 2tc2/27

The Gulf County Senior
Citizens are accepting
applications for a part time
(20hrs) a week respite posi-
tion. The applicant must
have a high school diploma
or GED and reliable trans-
portation since this position
requires working throughout
Gulf County. This person
must feel comfortable sitting
with elderly in their homes,
be able to, assist with feeding,
transferring, possible : diaper
change and other duties
within the. respite guide
lines. Applications for this
position may be picked up at
the Wewahitchka Senior
Center or at tlh-e Port St. Joe
'Senior Center. For further
information please call
Marion Simmons ,at 229-
8466. We" are an Equal
; Opportunity Employer.,: The
deadline for applications is
March 14, 2003. 2tc2/27


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Class Title:
INTERVIEWING CLERK
Class Code: 3334
Position Number: 993334
Closing Date: 03/05/2003
Location:' GULF
County: GULF
Annual Salary Range:
$15,785.00 to $39,462.50
'Contact Person:
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GULF COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.
2475 GARRISON AVENUE
PORT ST. JOE, FL. 32456
Phone: '(850)227-1276
Suncom: 771-2000 .
Announcement Type: Open
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE,
BASED IN DENTAL CLINIC.'
This Agency is not accepting
electronic applications for
this'position. You may sub-
mit a hard copy of your appli-
cation to the address indicat-
ed in the announcement.
2tc2/27

Wanted experienced Real
Estate Broker to manage
real estate office. Must have
a Florida license and have
good communication skills.
Please send resume to Real
Estate Broker, C/O The Star,
P.O. Box 308, Port St. Joe, Fl
32457. 2tc2/27

CDL Driver (Class B) need-
ed with loader experience.
Apply at C.R. Smith & Son,
Inc., 3055 Hwy; 98, West,
Port St. Joe, FL. tfc/27

Graphic Design
/Typesetting Production.
Excellent computer and lan-
guage skills required (prefer-
able with Mac's).
Considerations include expe-
rience in Quark, Photo Shop,
Freehapd and Illustrator.
Newspaper and/or'print pro-'
ducUon expeneodd -'ta .pl
Serid- resume- to: The Star
Publishing Co., P.O. Box 308,
Port St. Joe, FL 32457 or
drop off at 209 Reid Ave.,
Port St. Joe. tfc2/20

Fisher's Building Supply
has an opening for a full
time employee. Must be
able to work Saturdays. Pick,
up application at 848 Hwy.
22, Wewahitchka. For more
information call 639-5102.
Stf2/20

Wait staff needed all shift
at Russo's at The Old Flour
.Mill. Call 229-6050 or come
by 226 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
to apply. ltc2/27

Wanted reliable high school
or college student with own
transportation, to baby sit
for 2 moms, hours flexible.
Call 647-2504. 2tp2/27

The City of Port St. Joe is
accepting applications for
the following position:
Receptionist/ Clerk,
$8.00/hour. Applications
are available at City Hall. The
position will remain open
until filled. Please return
application to the Municipal
Building, 305- Cecil G.
Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456. The City
of Port St. Joe enforces a
.Drug-Free Workplace Policy
and is an ,Equal
Op po rtunity / Affirmative
Acuon Employer. 2tc2/27

Now hiring for all positions.
Sunset' Coastal Grill, 227-
'7900. tfc2/20

AC duct installers needed.
'Must have valid drivers
license. Please call GW
Service at 229-9125.2tc2/20


The City of Mexico Beach is
accepting applications for
a position in the Sanitation
Department. Appliants
either must possess a Class
B CDL or obtain one within
the first 3 months of employ-
ment. Applications may be
obtained at City Hall, 118 N.
14th Street, Mexico Beach,
FL, Monday through, Friday
from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM CST.
This position will remain
open until filled. The City of
Mexico Beach is a drug free
workplace and an Equal
Opportunity Employer. 312/20

DIRECTOR OF. CHILDREN
MINISTRIES
Growing United Methodist
Church in beautiful Gulf
Coast community seeks full-
time position for, establishing
activities, services, 'and pro-
grams as an integral compo-
nent of the'church's ministry
to children and their fami-
lies,' both within the church
and as outreach to the com-
munity. Applicants should be
of strong Christian character
who seek to work in an active
ministry. Education pre-
ferred in an appropriate
degree field, and/or equiva-
lent relevant experience
working directly with chil-
dren and their families with
an emphasis in religious
education, spiritual develop-
ment, and childhood devel-
opment. Current,church pro-
grams for children include:
children's' choir, children's'
church, after-school pro-
grams, and Vacation Bible
School. Position reports to
the Senior Minister, with liai-
son to 'the Committee on
Children,. and the Pastor-
Parrish Relations Committee.
Position available effective
May 1; Salary and benefits
based on education and
experience. Dead-line for
applications is April 1. Apply
in writing with a description
of related education, relevant.
job experience, salary
requirements, and provide at
least-' three' references -,to,
PPRi Comrmitteei- ED. Box
266, ,Port St. Joe, F1.324561.
2tc3/20

Help Wanted, local drywall
company. Call 227-8140 if'
interested. 2tp2/27

Gulf Public Transportation
is accepting applications
for a part-time driver posi-
tion. Hours vary depending
upon need.' Must possess a
valid drivers license (Class D)
or higher. Applicants must
.pass a physical, drug test
and background screening
before hire. Applications can
be picked up at our office at
303 Peters Street, Port St.
Joe, Florida .32456. Closing
dateI' for receiving\ applica-
tions will be March 4, 4:00'
;EST:. Please call 229-6550 lbr
more information. Gulf
Public Transportation is an
Equal Opportunity Employer
and maintains a Drug-Free
workplace. Itc2/27

Dependable Working
Kitchen Manager with expe-
rience in staff supervision
and quantity food 'produc-
tion, needed to join a winning
team in our long term care
facility. Knowledge of state
regulations, sanitation stan-
dards a plus. Good Pay and
benefits available for the
right person; Reliable cooks
full 'and ,part time, also need
to join our team. Hospital or
nursing home experience
preferred.
Apply to:
Bay St. Joseph Care
220, Ninth Street
Port St. Joe, Fl 32456
tfc2/20

The Gulf County Chamber
of Commerce is seeking an
ambitious, creative, innov-
ative, hardworking, indi-
vidual to perform assistant
director duties. Knowledge
of QuickBooks, Excel,
Publisher, etc. beneficial.
Excellent people skills a
must & reliability essential.
Can you help -our county
grow? Salary commensurate
with experience. Send
resume to Chamber
President, 319 Williams Ave.,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
4tc2/20

Our business is growing!
Need additional sales per-
son in Gulf County. Call
850-670-5995. tfc2/6

Blountstown Truss has an
opening for a component
sawyer, exp. required.
Contact John @ 674-8410.
2tp2/20

Now taking applications for
seasonal and full time posi-
tion. All positions available.
Good pay and benefits to
motivated persons. Apply at
The Fish House Restaurant.
tfc2/6


NOW HIRING
Enthusiastic, Dedicated'
and Team Oriented
OTR, COTA and SPEECH
Therapist
For Progressive
and Qrowing In-house
Rehab TEAM
Full-time or Part-time
Competitive Salary
Bay St. Joseph Care and
Rehabilitation Center
Please callSteve Kloss (561)
627-0664 ext. 151
Fax Resume to
(561f799-7982,
Or email Resume to-
SKLOS@HQMMail.com
tfc2/20

Pizza maker/Delivery per-
son for Slice & Ice. in
Mexico Beach, must be- IS
years old with drivers
license. Call Lisa at 648-
4301 for appointment. 3ate2/3

Assembly/Fab Utility
Person Local manufacturer
seeking capable individual
for full time employment.
Physically-must be able to'lift
100 pounds on a routine
basis. Hourly wage depen-
dent on skill-and experience.
Drug test required. Call S50-
227-2057 ,for an application,
or fax resume to 850-227-
1457. 3tc2/13

Laborers need for
Landscaping crew. Drag
Free Workplace. Apply in per-
son @ Coastal Design- &
Landscape, 2492 Bayview
Drive, Highland View. tuc2/6

Seeking Equipment
Operators & Truck Drivers.
Applicants must have valid
FL drivers license. Apply at
C.W. Roberts Contrapting,
Inc., PO box 16, -tostora,
FL 32334. 850-379-8116,.
tfc2/6

Resident Trust
Now taking applications for a"
resident trust clerk must be,
organized and dependable
computer, billing experience
preferred. ....--. aab..9
Out, ';-Apply to:, :'i,
Bay St. Joe Care Center
220 Ninth Street
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
tfc2/13
ATTENTION! DRIVER
TRAINEES NEEDED NOW_
Werner has immediate open?
ings for entry-level semi,-dril
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 todw! 1-877-214-
3624. 4tc2/6

Established local company
looking for Receptionist
/Secretary. some word pro-
cessing and general office
skills required. Hours 8:30-
5:30, Monday-Friday with' 1
hour lunch. Salary based
upon qualifications. Please
send resume or summary of
experience to: Ref:
Receptionist/Secretary
Employment, C/O The Star,
PO Box 308, Port St. Joe,.'FL
32457'. Include address,
phone and email address for
response, tfc2/6

Floor Tech Needed
Experienced preferred, to
maintain floors in a 120 bed
nursing'facility. -
Must be able to work'
independently and
unsupervised.
Excellent benefits. -
apply to:
Bay St.Joseph Care Centerl
220 Ninth Street :
Port St. Joe,, FL
uc2'/6

All survey personnel posi-
tions, salary depending, on
experience. 850-227-7322,
406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
tfc2/6

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. tfc2/6
Call 227-1278
to pli ce your
ad today!



Robert E. King DDS


General

Dentistry

325 Long Avenue

227-1812

Hours By Appointment


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2003 PAGE 11B


Lost Anniversary band with
diamonds in Family Dollar
parking lot around 1:00.
Reward offered if found
contact 850-263-3949. 6tp2/13






NEED EXTRA CASH???
"Sign on Bonus's are now
S, being offered to all
-'. CNA's LPN's RN's
That join our
FUN Exciting team
Applications being taken in
the following areas:
CNA's
(FT-PT-PRN) All Shifts
LPN
(Charge Nurse, Baylor)
RN
(PT Nights-Th/F/S)
Dietary Aides/Cooks
(FT-PT)
Housekeeping Needs
Apply in person to:
Bay St. Joseph Care Center
220 Ninth Street
Port St. Jqe, FL
We also offer an
Excellent Benefit Package
tfc2/6






11994 35 ft. travel trailer new
.AC, tires, hot water heater,
'well maintained and in excel-
lent condition. Call 850-674-
5026.. ltp2/27

For Sale, 38 ft. 3 tube anten-
na tower, $150. Call 647-
3918. ltp2/27

Approx. 130' boardwalk and
viewing stand, best offer. You
remove. Call 227-9222 after
6:00 pm. 4tp2/27

Metal storage building,
10x20 in Mexico Beach,
excellent shape, $750 you
move. Call 648-3088. Itp2/27

ANTIQUES Historical
Florida sugar cane mill,
$265, will help load; 'Oak
armoire, very attractive,
$550; Dining room table,
Mahogany, $235; Display &
,showcase, Modern sleep
sofa, green/white stripe,
great quality, $175. Call 899-
7389 or 653-3894. 2tp2/20

Variety of vinyl windows, ext.
& int. doors, make offer. Call
229-2660 ask for Bob. 21p2/20
SSmall Engine Repair '
Parts, Blades, Enginesnti
Jobie Barfield 639-3600
tft2/6

Free ."Non-Denominational"
Eight Lesson Bible
Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a
Christian &'nothing else!
Send your name & address
tditBible Study, PO Box 929,.
Wewahitchka, FL 32465 or
E-mail your request to
-Wewachurch@outdrs.net i,r2/6






New 2003 Doublewide -
$35,995 setup & delivered
with A/C, perfect ,unit for
smaller lots and I will dis-
count for CASH.. D.C.
Williams 1-888-324-1514.
ltc2/27

Move in special! 2 new land
home packages ready! 3 & 4
bedroom, $0 down, 6.5%.
Call 625-0311. Itc2/27

1900 sq. ft. doublewide.
Custom build; you order in,
pick all colors and get a free
pool & grill, TV/DVD pkg., or
washer/dryer. All for
$53,995' setup and delivered.
D.C. Williams 1-888-324-
1514. ltc2/27


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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. tfc2/6

SSI/Disability Income? I
can get you approved!
$1000/mo. minimum
income to qualify; You must
have a car financed in your
name for the PAST 2 YEARS.
As little as $0 down, low
monthly payments. Call D.C.
Williams at 1-888-324-1514.
ltc2/27

New 4 bedroom 28x80, $500
down, $435 month. Call
7663-4266 Vance. ltc2/26

Clearing out all inventory!
BIG savings on remaining lot
models. 2, 3 & 4 BRs to
choose from. Don't wait,
because the best deals will
be GONE. 1-888-324-1514
ask for D.C. ltc2/27

New 3 bedroom doublewide,
$35,900. Set, AC. Call Vance
763-4266. Itc2/27

Sunken Den model has to go
NOW! Make me an offer on
this gorgeous 1700 sq. ft.
beauty. Home is definitely
one of a kind. Call D.C.
Williams at 1-888-324-1514
to make it yours. ltc2/27

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. tfc2/6

FIRST TIME BUYERS As
little as $500 down, two
years on job, no derog. cred-
it. Call Mr. Action @ 522-
9300 or 527-1463 nights. ,r~s,/

New 24x48 3 bedroom, 2
bath. air. heat. professionally
set up and serviced, 10 year
warranty, $32,500. Call 522-
9300. tfc2/6

NEW 28X80 over 2000 sq. ft.
includes delivery & setup,
etc. loaded with all the bells
& whistles. $47,900. Call Mr.
Action @ 522-9303. tfc2/6

ZERO DOWN is what many
customers qualify for on new
double wide with land and
improvements. 522-9300 or
527-1463;. tfc2/6

SINGLE PARENTS SPE-
CIAL FINANCING. Easy
Qualifying, Low down, Low
Low Payments. Mr. Action @
522-9303 days iorB 52.7-1463
nights.' tfc2/6

EASY LAND HOME Low
rates low down. Call 522-
9303 or 527-1463. tfc2/6

,PROPERTY OWNERS noth-
ing down 'on new turn key
double wides up to 5 bed-
rooms, low rates, up to 30 yr.
Call 522-9300 or 527-1463.
tfc2/6

NEW ZONE III DOUBLE
WIDES At discount prices.'
No money down. Call 850-
522-9300 or 850-527-1463.
tfc2/6






6 FREE MOSTLY LAB PUP-
PIES 4 weeks old, black
and mocha. Call 227-7798 or
774-0931 if interested. If no
answer please leave a mes-
sage and we will return your.
call. tfc2/27

Do you qualify to provide
Tigger an excellent home? He'
is a 2 year old handsome fel-,
low, 45 lbs. tan, orange lur
neutered, all shots, heart
worm, free, intelligent, obedi-
ence trained, affectionate.
Needs fenced yard .and
canine -' companionship.


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certified Residential Appraiser.
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Foster family leaving for
summer. Will bring him to
your home for mutual
inspection. Call 229-6383.
2tp2/20






BY OWNER:, High and dry
1/2 acre lot %walking distance
to Intercoastal and public
boat ramp. Located across
from Lake Charles in
Overstreet. Asking $21,900.
Call Sam at 850-227-7720.
4tp2/27

BY OWNER: 3 bedroom, 2
bath, master bath. with
Jacuzzi tub, 1260 living
space, 780 DBC carport,
storage room, 1 1/2 lots, 4
years old. Call 229-2624.
4tp2/27

HOUSE, FOR SALE -
COMMERCIAL/RESIDEN-
TIAL: Quaint 3 bedroom, 2
bath wood framed house.
Lot: 100'x68.7' road front.
Walking distance to water
and downtown area, close to
schools. 60,3 Long Avenue,
$125,000. Call 227-1388.
2tp2/27

HOUSE FOR SALE: Going
.into retirement' home, must
sell, 4 bedroom. 2 bath com-
pletely remodeled In 2001
everything new, double lot,
fenced, large storage build-
ing, 216 Joe Ave., White City.
Call 850-827-2699. 3tc2/27

HOUSE FOR SALE: 1,406
Palm Blvd. Approx 1700 sq.'
ft., 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Call
850-227-1593. ltp2/27

703 Nautilus Drive St. Joe
Beach. Walking distance to
Gulf. 3 bedroom, 2 bath all
brick with fire place, fenced
in back yard, $175,000. Call
850-873-6127 or 770-995-
2472. 4tp2/20

Gorgeous Bay Front lot on
Sandbar Drive, Treasure Bay
Subdivision. Federal Flood
Insurance available.
$215,000. (850) 229-9766 or
(850) 227-6297. tfc2/20

Mexico Beach Townhouse,
water side, 2 bedroom, 1 1/2
bath, fully furnished
enclosed patio, $189,000
OBO. Call 227-2049. 4tp2/13

3 bedroom, 2 bath with
study,. brick home, 2 story
barnm16x32 on 4.76 acres,
fenced, Wewahitchka. Call
85-039-5072~.,.jA. Atp2/6

NEW HOME FOR SALE
Janice Hall Construction
207 Monica Drive in Port
St. Joe. 1,577: sq. ft. all
appliances plus washer &
dryer included. Call 229-
6859. tfc2/6

By Owner: 3 bedroom, 2
bath 1895 sq. ft., 'terrazzo
floors, 2 1/2 lots, Redfish
Street, Highland View. Call.
227-2049. .4tp2/13

Mexico Beach
Harmon Realty
Investment & Residential
Property
Joan Lovelace,
Broker/Associate
850-648-5767 evt. 106
www.thebeachslte.com.
: tf2/6

For Sale By Owner: Water
Front Property, White City,
Florida; 2.69 acres. -Boat
landing with fresh water'I or
salt water fishing, excellent
for camping park., has walk
in freezer unit, horse barn &
horse training ring. 8750.000
owner financing available.
with 20-25% down.
Appointment only, call 850-'
827-6852, Hal or Marty
Kirklarid. tfce2/6




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Engine & Transmission Service
Tire Service
Welding
SSpecializing in
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Office: 850-229-6018
Fax: 850-229-8976

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Do you need any fiber glass
work done? No job too big or
small, free estimates. Deck or
boats. Fiberglass repair. Call
639-6360, 227-4621 or 819-
0478. 12tpl2/12

Need your house cleaned?
Hard working, honest &
dependablell Can provide ref-
erences. Call Erica at 227-
7851 leave message. tfc2/6

WALLPAPERING Old paper
removed, walls; prepared,
new paper hung. Reasonable
rates! Call Faux-Walls at
227-5197. tfc2/6






IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF DAISY LEE
PITTMAN, Deceased
FILE NUMBER 03-06-PR
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of' the estate
of DAISY LEE PITTMAN, deceased,
whose date of death was February 6.
2002, is pending In the Circuit Court
for Gulf County, Florida, Probate
Division, File Number. 0306-PR: the
address of which I Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr
Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32J56. The
names and addresses of the Personal
Representative and the, Personal
Representative's attorney are set forth'
below. .
All credits or' the decedent and
other persons. *ho hae claIlm or
emrands against decedent's estate.
including unmatured cornlugor_ or
unliquidated claim, aand ar.o ha'e
been -er.ed a c.)p olthli- nui'.e, mu.:'t
file their claims with this Court ON OR
BEFORE THE LATER OF THE DATE
THAT IS THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF' THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OFTHIS NOTICE ORTHIRTY (30)
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.'
IEAll other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons who have
claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate. including unmatured.
contingent or unliquidated' claims.
must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS' NOTICE. .


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ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this Notice Is February 20, 2003.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin
Post Office Box 98
Port St. Joe, FL 32457 1
Telephone: (850) 227-1159
Florida Bar'No. 699070
Personal Representative:
Barbara Baxter
109 Apollo Street
P.:- St JR.* FL '3236
Put..ilr-n Fet.ru-r, 2"d arn, 27, 2003
F.eque:- i.:. Proposals
RfP tNumr.ocr 104.
North Florida Child Development. Inc.
is requesting proposals for the develop-
ment of plans, specifications and con-
struction documents for new construc-
tion of an Infant and toddler facility (3
classrooms), In Wewahitchka, Florida
and renovation of-3 classrooms at the
South Gulf Early :, Childhood
Development Center In Port St. Joe,
Florida. The requirements for submit-
tiig proposals and scope of work may
be obtained from the Corporation's
Fiscal Officer In person at 200 North
Second in Wewahltchka or by sending
a written request with a self addressed
8"x11" envelope to Attention: Gerald
Thompson (850) 639-5080 ext 14 at PO
Box 38. Wewahitchka, FL 32465. The '
due date for proposals Is March 10,
2003.
Publish February 20 and 27, 2003
'" Request for Proposals
RFP Number 103
rioill, FI.:.id i ChiiM De elop.r,,:n ir nc
lis, requesting ;.:, : ". l from ,uaii'ii.
persons or entities for the renovation of
'a 2075 sq ft. area located in
Wewahitchka, Florida. the scope of
work to Include plans and specifica-
tions may be obtained from the
Corporation's Fiscal .Officer at 200
liorn dSeco:.:rd tir et in Wewanur hi .
tGerald rnompsorn Q 5,) 6g39 1L, i.iT
141 .'.nth a '.,.' d,-posit reurndable 'll"f ]
construction documents are returned
within 10 days after the notification of
the award. The due date for proposals
March 10, 2003 prior to 4:00 p.m, This
Agency reserves the right to reject any
and all proposals.
Publish February 20 and 27, 2003
NOTICE
Nr.-iice i hre-b, aliven that the City
Co.mmiion *'l .ihe City of Port St. Joe,
-Rhir, 35 the Board of Adjustment will
hola a public hearing. In the
Commission Chamber at 6:00 p.m.,
Tuesday, March 4, 2003. to determine
whether the qity will authorize a devia-
tion to the Zoning Ordinance for a vari-
ance of six feet (6') on the westerly


GCCC IS AN EA/EO INST ITUIION


property line and five feet (5') on the
rear, property line to construct a
garage/workshop on Lot 17, Block 43,
112 Westcott Circle.
/s/ Pauline Pendarvis
City Clerk
Publish February 20 and 27, 2003
IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE
14TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY
No. 02-334-CA
Deutsche Bank National. Trust
Company, as
Custodian or Trustee, f/k/a Bankers
Trust
Company of California. N.A.,
PLAINTIFF,
vs.
Stacy Burch; Kyra D. Burch, et al.
DEFENDANTS.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pur-
suant to that Final .Judgment of
F.:. .'.:lo:'.are re,'l Febt.ua.-, 1003,
a l ,, e ril r. n i. .:'11 :e r.jhrii.r 02-
334-CA, of the Circuit Court of the
14th Judicial Circuit In and for Gulf
County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE
BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,
AS CUSTODIAN OR TRUSTEE, F/K/A
BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF CALI-
FORNIA, N.A., is Plaintiff and Stacy
Burch; Kyra D. Burch; Gulf County, a
political subdivision of the State of
Florida; Unknown persons) in posses-
sion of the subject real property; is/are
Defendantss. I will sels to the highest
and best bidder for cash on the front
steps of the Gulf County Courthouse,
1000 Cecil Costin Boulevard, Port St.
Joe, Florida, Gulf 'County, Florida, at
i rn i n. F S.T. on the 17th day of
ri "r.:I-, 2'1103 the following described
property as set forth In said Final
Judgment, to-wit:,. ,
LOT 7, BLOCK 3, CORREC-
\ TIVE REPLAT OF RIVER-
SIDE PARK SUBDIVISION,
ACCORDING TO THE OFFI-
CIAL PLAT THEREOF ON
FILE IN THE OFFICE ,OF
THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT
COURT, GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt
Collection Practices Act you. eare
advised that this law firm Is deemed to
re a debt :.:lle.:r.:r anempfing to .:oiie.:
a .cet and an, ini..'rmation obiajne.]
mill be 1ed lor ithr i purpoi'e
'i t..., [he i n ,J ) .:,i Ferruar',. 2,C,,3
Cogla ,C i Birmingh nam 'I.lrl.
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Betty Justice
Deputy Clerk
Publish February 27, & March 6, 2003
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR-
TEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FOR THE STATE
OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAY COUN-
TY
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF ALICE PAUL
KUNEL,
DECEASED
CASE NO.: 2003-46-CP
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the Estate


of Alice Paul Kunel, deceased, Case
Number 2003-46-CP, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Bay County, Florida,
Probate Division, the. address of which
Is 300 East Fourth Street, Panama
City, Florida 32401. The name and
address of the personal representative
and of the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate,
including unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, on whom a copy
of this notice is served must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE'OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having claims
or demands against the decedent's
estate, including unmatured, contin-
gent and unliquidated claims, must file
their claims with this Court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WITH BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
Date of the first publication of,
this Notice is February 27, 2003.
/s/ Paul P. Kunel
121 North 14th Street
Mexico Beach, Florida 32410
/s/ Larry A. Bodiford. Esquire
HUTTO and BODIFORD
620 McKenzie Avenue
Post Office Box 2528
Panama City, Florida 32402
Tel: (850) 763-0723'
Florida Bar No. 103596
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRE-
SENTATIVE
Publish February 27 & March 6. 2003
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS'
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
The Gulf County Board of
County Commlfsionerc will receive
,sealed bid: Ir.:..'r. a -i .1u.. ii'icj person,
company or corporation Interested in
constructing the following project:
INTEGRAS REHABILITATION
PHASE H.
This is a Fiscal Year 2003 Small
Cities Community Development Block
Grant, Funded Project, DCA Project
No. 03DB-89-02-33-01-E62. .
The Contractor shall provide all
materials, 'equipment and labor to
complete the project.
This project consists of expand-
ing the Integras Therapy and Wellness


Center In Gulf County, Florida.
Elements included In the construct i
are: earthwork, new roads, 2,400 F
water main, 7,720 LF 4" force r
1,805 LF 8" gravity sewer mair
lift stations. All quantities are ,.. xl-
mate.
Plans and specifications can be
obtained at Preble-Rish, Inc., 470
Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida
32401. (850) 522-0644. The bid must
conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida
Statutes; on public entity crimes.
Cost for Plans and Specifications
will be $180.00 per set and is non-
refundable. Checks should be made
payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC.
Bids will be received until 11:00
a.m. Eastern Time. on Tuesday April 1,
2003, at Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners, County
Administrators office, 1000. Cecil G.
Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida
32456 and will be opened and read
publicly Immediately thereafter. 'Any
bids received after the specified time
and date will not be considered. All
Bids shall be submitted in triplicate In
an envelope clearly marked "Sealed Bid
Integras Rehabilitation, 'Phase II
Project". A Bid Bond in the amount of
5% of Bid shall accompany Bid. The
Gulf County Board, qf County
Commissioners reserves the light to
reject any and all bids. All Bids.shall be
firm for a period of 60,days after open-
ing.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting
will be held on Wednesday March 19,
2003, 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time at,
Preble-Rish,.Inc. office, 301 East 1st
Street 3rd Floor, Port St.,Joe, Florida
32456. Point of Contact will be Chris
Forehand. P.E., Preble-Rish, Inc.
Consulting Engineers at (850) 522-
0644, Fax 522-1011. or e-mail fore-
hanc@preble-rish.com.
Completion .a,' ,Jr -hir project
will be 120 daysr.fr.j od, Ire Jite .:,f t-e
Notice to Proceed i prec:rated 1.:. the
successful bidder, and liquidated dam-
ages for failure to complete the project
on the specified date will be set at
$500.00 per day.
All. bidders shall comply with all
appilable te a-,d l.:.: i la,- :.:,r,-
ii .'r.r in .. ire i l' .yI.nrj ..ri aa 'd reg-
ulations. of contractors doing business
in Florida.'. '
Gulf County is an Equal Opportunity
.Employer/ Handicap Accessible/Fair
Housing Jurisdiction
Fublish feDru in 27th and March 6th


Letterheads


Envelopes


Business


Cards_


Brochures


Forms

fliyers



Rack Cards

QUALITY AFFORDABLE PROMPT SERVI CE


















iThe st#t

Publishing C. of Port St. Joe, Inc.

Phone
STHE STH R 227-1278

229-8997


209-211
-Reid Avenue
4Port St. Joe


PUBLIC NOTICE




The Gulf County tourist Development

Council is now accepting Funding Requcest



Applications for the 2003-2004 fiscal year.


Request forms may be picked up at, the


TDC office (Robert M. Moore Admin.


Bldg. #314) or you may call Paula Ramsey


Pickett at 229-7800. All requests must be


turned in by April 18, 2003 for considera-


tion Publish Feb.27, March 6 & 20 Aril 3 03
..*.-* ^.- ,-- l.,>. ^ ^ ^ l^ *'1 **" ** -" -- ^ ~ tnln iiffB -ii- 4li, f


TRAIN TO BE A

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER


Starting salary $28,462 '
Plus great benefits A


Gulf/Franiklin Center
Dav Class Starts
March 31, 2003 ,


Candidates must be at -
least49 years old; have a high sch-ooi'diploina or,,,
GED andY felony free record


For more information, call Gulf Coast Community College's
Gulf/Franklin Center at 227-9670

GCCC IS AN EA/EO INSTITUTION


CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS


Are you a certified
Correctional Officer
interested in crossing
over to Correctional
Probation Officer?


Night class at GCCC's
North Bay Center in
Southport starts March 4, 2003 and runs through
June 4, 2003.


Monday Thursday, 5:30 p.m, to 9:30 p.m.


For more informAtion, call Gulf Coast Community
College's NORTH BAY CENTER at (850) 747-3233


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