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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: March 27, 2003
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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Chamber of Commerce

Banquet..................... g.3A
Achieving Goals Through
Helping Others......... Pg. 4A
Safe for Spring Break..Pg. 1B
Taking Steps Against
Cancer..................... Pg.6A
Letters to Editor.........Pg.3A
Wewa Commission
News................... Pg.8A
Sports News........Pgs. 10, 11
School News................... Pg. 9B
Society.................... Pg.2B
Obituaries..................... Pg. 8B
Classified, Legals Pgs. 10, 11, 12B


Brockman New


Arizona Chem.

Plant Manager
by Tim Croft
Arizona Chemical announced
that Harold (Hal) Beyer has been
named plant manager at its facility
in Panama City, and Randy
Brockman has been named plant
manager at the company's facility
in Port St. Joe.
"Both Hal and Randy's names
will be familiar to many Arizona
Chemical employees and friends in
the Panama City and Port St. Joe
areas," explained Andy Lacara,
Arizona Chemical's Director of
Operations. "Hal was most recently
plant manager .at the Port St. Joe
plant, and has been a part of the
local community for many years.


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County Drops Annexation Challenge



PSJ Gets Green Light to Expand City Limits Westward Along Hwy.98


Gulf County Commissioners
and the City of Port St. Joe have
been trying CO to work through
issues revolving around Port St.
Joe Commissioners' efforts to
extend the city's boundaries along
property through and adjacent to
Highway 98 west to the far side of
Highland View. This annexation
does not include WindMark
Subdivision near Dixie Belle Curve.
After months of negotiation
between the two boards and their
representatives the city went ahead
with their plans, advertising for
annexation. The county board
responded by voting to challenge
the effort in court, with the major
sticking point being who would get
fire tax. revenues (.5 mills) within
the annexation area.
During Tuesday's board meet-
ing Commissioner Nathan Peters,
Jr. caught most people present by
surprise when he motioned that
the county should drop their law-
suit against the city's annexation
plan. Commissioner Billy Traylor
seconded the motion and the board
began a lengthy debate on the mer-
its of the suit.
Traylor said that Chief
Administrator Don, Butler and the
two boards (county and city) had
worked through most of the details
,of an agreement.
Butler acknowledged that the
only two sticking points were the
fire tax revenues and building code
enforcement.
Commissioner Jerry Barnes
told the board that in order, to get


the fire tax revenues the board
needed to get a deal worked out
before the case was dropped.
County Attorney Tim:
McFarland told commissioners
that if the process is stopped now
then the annexation process would
go forward as legal.
Commissioner Traylor spoke
up stating that he didn't see the
fire tax issue as that big of an
issue, the city of Port St. Joe needs
the help. "I just think we're hurting
them more by doing this (filing the
suit)."
Ironically Commissioners
Traylor and Carmen McLemore
who represent Districts 1 and 2 in
the northern end of the county
joined Commissioner Peter ,
(District 4-mdst of which is locat-
ed within Port St. Joe) favoring the
motion. Commissioner Jerry
Barnes and Carl Fox opposed the
motion which carried 3-2.
Judge Pittman Says Spend It
Chief Judge of the. 14th
Judicial Circuit. Judy Pittman. vis-
ited with' Commissioners asking
them to move -forward with
planned usage. of small -County
Courthouse Trust Fund and Article
5 grant monies earmarked for
courthouse improvements,
The County has received hun-
'dreds of thousands of dollars to
retrofit the county's elevator for
ADA (handicapped) accessibility,
replace glass .with shatter resistant
material, wireless audio and visual
systems and roof repairs. Pittman
(See Annexation on Page 8A)


Robert "Bob" King receives Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Dusty May, left, Chamber of
Commerce president. See story on Page 3A /


Maintaining the Homes Fires;


Economic Outlook Remains Programs and Drives
SAc Pa hl Keeping the troops close no packages.
t tmatterhow far away is the theme These items will be. distributed
S1behind several programs across to. the families of service men and
S, the region. women deployed in the Middle


Randy Brockman
He brings a wealth of experience in
chemical facility management to
.his new role. Randy was most
recently production superintend-
ent in Port St. Joe and has been an
active part of that community for
eight years."
SAs plant managers, Beyer and
Brockman will assume leadership
of their plants' operational func-
tions, including safety, environ-
mental, productivity, quality, and
cost control. ,
Beyer has been with Arizona
Chemical for 26 years and was pre-,
viously plant manager at Arizona
Chemical's Picayune, Mississippi
plant, as well as Port. St. Joe. He
has a bachelor of science degree in
chemistry from Ursinus College, a
bachelor of science in accounting
from Florida State University, and
an MBA from the University of West
Florida.
Brockman joined Arizona
(See Arizona on Page 7A)


by Tim Croft
Northwest Florida continues to defy state and national economic
trends, with the unemployment rate well below the state average and con-
tinuing strong retail sales, according to a report from the Haas Center for
Business Research and Economic Development at the University of West
Florida. '
The unemployment rate in Gulf County was 4.96 percent during the
third quarter of 2002, a slide from the 5.38 percent from the same peri-
od in 2001.,
According to David Truax, a combination of factors indicate that the
county, which added 35 jobs during the period in 'question, and the region,
which sported a 3,9 percent unemployment rate for the 2002 third quar-
ter, should continue to be impervious to trends seen elsewhere in the state
and nation.
The state unemployment rate for the 2002. third quarter was 5.56 per-
cent, up from 5.02 percent the year before. '
"Northwest Florida has been shielded from the effects of the sluggish
economy due in large part to the high concentration of industry dealing in
tourism, health care and the military," Truax reported. "(Proposed)
increases in military spending' will continue to bring money to the
Northwest Florida area as well as jobs, many of which will be high-tech,
high-skilled and high-paying."
In some measure, Gulf County even defied regional trends, which saw
the unemployment rate' sneak up in eight of the 16 counties in Northwest
Florida. '
Retail sales in the county also showed' signs of growth, which should
continue through the first quarter of this year, according to analyst Emily
Hayes.
Retail sales grew 2.5 percent during the third quarter of 2002 com-
pared to the same period in 2001, from $19.63 million to $20.13 million.
The region overall realized a 3.9 percent.
Early figures indicate that the growth in retail sales should continue
in the county, Hayes reported.
She predicts retail sales will top out.at $16.81 million for the fourth


by Tim Croft
State audit and Mexico Beach city officials met last
week as the Auditor General's office ramps up an audit
of the city requested in a citizen's petition.
Ted Sauerbeck, with the Auditor General's local
government unit, said he would expect a team of three-
to-four auditors to arrive in the city for field work the
third week of April.
The auditors, Sauerbeck said, will work full-time
in the city while conducting the field work.
That work, Sauerbeck estimated, should be ,com-
pleted, barring unforeseen circumstances, by the end
of July.
"It depends on what our final scope entails and
what problems we encounter," Sauerbeck said.
After last week's initial sit-down with city officials,
determining scope is the next step.
"The meeting (with the auditors) went fine," said
Mexico Beach Mayor Kathy Kingsland. "The auditors
discussed the difference between a state-required
audit and a state audit ...
"I find this a good opportunity to better the city's
operations and financial management. As I've always
said, a problem is just an opportunity to improve the
city."
Over the next few weeks, auditors will undertake a
preliminary survey, a back-and-forth question-and-
answer with folks in Mexico Beach aimed at gathering


data, learning the landscape.
An audit plan will be developed, outlining the
scope and time frame' for the audit as well as how
many auditors will be needed.
The audit itself can be understood by what it is
and what it is not.
It is not an examination of financial statements.
Each year, by law, the city must undergo a financial
audit by an independent auditor that reviews and pro-
vides an opinion on the city's financial statements.
"We are not going to duplicate that work,"
Sauerbeck said. "We are doing an operational audit.
We're more into looking at compliance with applicable
laws, rules and (contract covenants), at control proce-
dures.
"We are also looking at management efficiency.
And we will take into account any concerns" raised by
individuals or groups in the city.
Sauerbeck said auditors would review and consid-
er a 12-page outline of concerns submitted to the Joint
Legislative Auditing Committee from a group calling
itself the contacts for the citizen committee that
pushed the audit petition signed by more than 200
residents.
Those contact persons are Edmond Blount, Jerry
Cozart, Robert Davenport, William Hodgson and Tollie
Mullins.
(See Auditors on Page 7A)


Here is a rundown of some East.
programs as well as warnings Project organizers are request-
about potential scams. ing the following, items 6f food:
Local Project to Support instant coffee, powdered Gatorade,
Troops powdered hot chocolate, Kool-Aid
Local businesses and tea bags. Slim Jims. crackers and
residents are Easy Cheese. single servings of.


combining efforts
to gather items for care


bagged chips, hard candy that
won't melt. bubble gum, rice
Scrispie treats, dry cereal, Kraft
Easy Mac, beef
jerky, summer
sausage, granola
bars, chex mix,
Sv i e n n a
sausages,
potted meat,
lollipops
marshmal-
lows, gum,
Ragu,
canned
chicken,
instant
soup, and fast
food packed condLments.


Sheriff Arrests Suspected


Obscene Phone Caller


by Tim. Croft
Mix a little ingenuity, some
hard work, plenty, of cooperation
from a variety of sources and the
result is an alleged pervert off the
street.
James Wayne Johnson, 34, of
,Panama City, was arrested last
week on charges of making harass-
ing or obscene phone calls and is
being held without bond in the Gulf
County Jail.
Johnson is accused of making
several hundred obscene phone
calls to women, primarily teenage
girls, in the Wewahitchka area over
the course of several weeks.
"He was a serial obscene phone
caller," said Gulf County Sheriff
Frank McKeithen.
In one particular night,
Johnson made 62 obscene phone
calls, according to the Sheriffs
Office.
The Sheriffs Office was notified
of the problem by parents of sever-
al Wewahitchka High School stu-
dents about three weeks ago.
Several parents cooperated in
putting phone traps on their home
phone lines and with the help of
the folks at GTCom, a target phone
number was ultimately identified.
The number was linked to a


cell phone and through investiga-
tion and the serving of several sub-
poenas, the cell phone was traced
to Johnson.
Investigators determined that
Johnson essentially started, with
"A" in the Wewahitchka phone book
and began dialing listings which
indicated that the phone belonged
to a woman or a woman was in the
residence.
In time his calls zeroed in on a
wide circle of females at
Wewahitchka High, many of them
friends.
"He was picking quite a few of
them," said Maj. Joe Nugent of the
GCSO.
Nugent said the calls were par-
ticularly sexually graphic, though
not physically threatening.
Johnson also made comments that
seemed to indicate he had been
watching the girls.
"It really scared the young
girls," Nugent said.
A warrant was obtained for
Johnson, who it was learned was
on probation for drug offenses out
of Louisiana.
The warrant was served last
week by Bay County Sheriff
deputies and Johnson was turned
over to GulfCounty authorities.
(See Arrest 6n Page 9A)


for Troops
Also needed: Clorox wipes,
razors, shaving cream, shampoo.
soap, deodorant, Skin So Soft,
lotion, dental floss, foot powder,
combs, brushes, Q-tips. breath
mints, contact lens solution, femi-
nine hygiene products, cards,
postcards, and kleenex tissues.
Especially needed: baby wipes.
eye, drops, chapstick, sun block,
baby powder, and antibactenal liq-
uid soap.
(See Troops on Page 12A)


Bev Kilmer

Explores Bid

For Congress
State Representative Bev
Kilmer (District 7) announced
Thursday, March 20 that she is
actively exploring a bid to represent
Floridians in the 2nd Congressional
District.
Both the-Associated Press and
the Washington D.C.-based Roll
Call newspaper have recently
reported. that incumbent U.S.
Representative Allen Boyd is seri-
ously considering entering the race
to succeed Sen. Bob Graham who
is running for President. ,
"I am overwhelmed by the
encouragement I have received
from people throughout the district
to give serious consideration to
running for Congress," Kilmer said.
"I deeply appreciate their excite-
ment and know full well that our
success would spend on their sup-
port and that of tens of thousands
of Floridians just like them."
Kilmer was elected to the
Florida House of Representatives in
1998 and currently Chairs the
Committee on Education K-20 and
serves on the Appropriations,
Education Appropriations, Finance
& Taxation, Policy, Procedures, and
Rules sub-committees.
During her tenure in the
Florida House of Representatives,
Kilmer has been actively involved
with business and economic devel-
opment issues throughout the dis-.
trict.
A successful businesswoman
for 28 years, Kilmer has authored
13 business and management
books and one children's book. She
has been a motivational speaker for
over 10 years.
Kilmer is currently co-owner of
Alltech Southeast, Inc. a security
and access manufacturing and dis-
tribution industry located in
Quincy, Florida.


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Web Site: StarFL.com E-Mail: news@starfl.com


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The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2003


EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
COLUMN
WRITTEN BY
WILLIE RAMSEY, EDITOR


Sewer to the



Cape Would



Be Great

Hopefully an off-the-cuff discussion to evaluate the possi-
bility of sewer service being developed between the City of Port
St. Joe and residents and developers at the Cape will prove the
project to be feasible.
- Port St. Joe City Commissioner Eugenie Raffield got right to
thle most important-reason for this consideration when he stat-
ed, ."I'm interested in anything that will protect our bay (St.
Joseph Bay) for our children."
It's no secret that we've been discovered and developments
need to have as little negative impacts possible on our, area
through the' enforcement of state and county building regula-
tions. .
This is being done, but there is still a concern by many that
the increased number of ,septic tanks could compromise the
sensitive balance of our bay. Now I don't know the absolute
answer to this question, I assure.you. Bul; I do know that if an
alternative wastewater treatment plan were achieved that was
mriuch better than the use of septic tanks or other similar
treatment systems it would be a win-win for all of us.
Hopefully the City of Port St. Joe, developers and residents
will get together soon and begin to discuss and hash out the
details of this proposal. We've talked before about the goose
that laid the golden egg. The last .thing any of us wants to see
is that goose in poor health.
I'm glad, that Bill Kennedy, Preble-Rish, Engineers, and
Mayor Frank Pate put their heads together to come up with
this idea.
It is true Port St. Joe will probably derive some benefits by
supplying this service, but plainly the true driving force of
importance goes far beyond those concerns.
My opinion is this will be the prudent thing for the groups
involved to do. We should probably give Port St. Joe City
Commissioners, developers and residents strong words of
encouragement. When a date is set for the public workshop,
adding verbal support at that meeting will also be good.
If this works out to be feasible, all of us will benefit great-
ly. '-"-- 44,- 55-V '- t5
Hussein's Government Providing Proof
After writing last week's editorial concerning the war in
Iraq and stating that by the time readers see this we'll most
likely be at war, I hoped I would have to come back this week
and say I was, wrong and things had been worked out.
Obviously, that did not turn out to be the case.
At this writing the war has gone, incredibly well for Alliance
forces as they make their way through. Iraq in record time. As
it turns out it looks like the biggest blow, of the campaign may
have been those first few cruise missiles that hit Saddam
Hussein's quarters in Baghdad.
The Hussein government helped .prove truth to one of the
major reasons given for this war when they released film
footage of how t'iey had treated prisoners captured by them.
Further proof was found .over the weekend with the discovery
of a suspected giant, .chemical Weapons plant south of
-Baghdad.
Watching the war unfold in our living rooms day by day has
been an emotional roller coaster ride. Almost to the point, I
might add--of being a little bit more information than we might
need: tokniow at times.
I hope by the time this week's, paper is published all has
continued to go well in the war effort. Reiterating last week's
column headline... May this war be swift and its mission true.


SHunker Down With Kes byKesleyColbert



Tami Jo Comes To Florida...


74


You know how you stand
around after a funeral talking qui-
etly, reminiscing about the uncle
or husband or father you loved so
much. The laughter and the tears
have been with you for days.... even.
weeks. Most of the friends and
acquaintances have left. It's just
down. to family. And you cling to
-that moment for a while
longer....but inevitably, it's timelto
leave.
You hug, shake hands, get in a
last round of goodbys and as you
take your leave you throw in the
customary 'yaI come to see us."
You don't really mean it mind you.
It is just being polite. And it
sounds good.
I attended my favorite uncle's
funeral in Portland, pregon,
recently and my good up-bringing


required I 2eit. tile traditional t-hug
and "ya'll come benediction. Most
all of these people are fairly sensi-
ble. The\ eraciousiyv geave me tihe
same milnlatlion to their respective
places and '..e all moved balk to
oUir live ...
Except for Tami Jo.
Sie was unricle F. D.'s oldest
daughter. And I said "most all" of:
these folks are sensible!
F. D. had warned me about
her on several occasions. But
heck, she lived way out in Oregon.
That's three thousand miles
away-surely I was safer I figured
it was a warning I'd never have to
heed.
She called not long after I got
back home. Hey, Kes, I,will be
there Tuesday."
"Pardon me?".
"You invited me right after the
funeral. Remember? I thought I'd
come down if you didn't 'mind and
spend a week."'
SPEND, A WEEK!
Listen, wars have been fought
in less than a week! I've read books
that didn'tl'take 'da week to write!


Cathy and I v.ent on a cruise to the
Carnbean that didn't last a week!
l'\e come down-n with. almost died.
and got over the Bubonic plague in
le-s than a week....
I picked her up at the airport
,on Tuesday afternoon and was
going to give her the perfunc tory
hello cousin hug-"Is, there a
restaurant nearby.. I'm starting!"
She was more interested in eating
than she was hugging!
She downed a barrel of
peanuts .at the Roadhouse Grill
before the disbelieving waiter, got
back with the double order of ribs.
All I could think about as I helped
her back in the, car was I've got to
take this lady out where. my
friends might see her! How come'
the normal family members always
stay home? How do these people
find me....
I tried to hide her out at the
beach the first couple of days.
Cathy told her about the all you
can eat shrimp. She anchored
down at the table and' I saw right
off that Thursday was one of her
, most special days of the week! As I


was rolling her out I saw diem
hanging her plate up on the wall
next to the four hundred pound
lumber jack's whod had previously
held the stufflTem own" record.
As we came o'er the bndge I
saw the shrimp boats heading
back out in an emergency run!-.
She was having a peanut but-
ter and Oreo cookie sandwich later
on that evening when she askedif
we could nde down and visit'with
Aunt Ruby Nell. I likened to live
died! NOT RUBY NELL! She. 'ike
Tami Jo, fell out of the "not quite
normal" limb of the farrmily tree.
Ruby Nell is the one who put:t.ie
shot gun in-my hand and tiedi:me
onto the front fender of the pick.-L'.p
truck she'd stolen from her older
brother....and as she raced it pell-
mell down a trail a hum-vee w6uld
have had trouble legouating. eshe
kept spotlighting rabbits and
yelling. shoot. shoot!" I was nine
years old at the time. She might
have been fourteen.
Ruby Nell called cousin J. C.

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The Ambulance Folks:Had My Welfare In Minc


HERE I AM WITH another
feeble attempt at resuming the
old column again. After a session
with. something or other, -I could
barely wait to get back in the
saddle again.
I really had a bout -this time.
I took my first ride in an ambu-
lance and was out of my mind for
a couple of days, they tell me.
Anemia caused by kidney failure
can cause all those things.
I awoke -Friday morning to
the activity of people throwing
clothes on me and preparing me
for an ambulance ride.
I "never dreamed, some 25
rears ago that I would one day be
a passenger. That trip to Vero.
Beach 25 years ago laid the
foundation for Gulf County's vol-
unteer service and was the
beginning of the county-wide
service.
There .was then-Sheriff
Raymond Lawrence, the late
Emmett, Daniel, myself and one
other person I can't remember.


We had heard of a volunteer ser-
vice operated by Vero Beach and
went to see just how it operated.
The trip wasn't. .in" vain
because the Sheriff of Vero
Beach owned, a grapefruit grove
and presented each. of us with a
bag of grapefruit.

WE HAD A LO-O-O-NG trip,
and Emmette Daniell kept us
entertained both ways.
We.didn't get all the details of
a good service on .this one trip.
That had to come later, with the
employment of a full-time service
later on.
Shane McGuffin, John-Ford


and Penny Ford are the back-
bone of the service now. I wasn't
so far out of my head that I did-
n't recognize their tender service
as we went to Panama City, at a,
high but safe speed.
They let me off at the
Emergency Room of Bay Medical
and ,I was. out of it for the
remainder of the day and
Saturday. That ain't fun!
SIt's a pity that I wasn't able' to
,enjoy my first ambulance ride.,
Maybe next time, of which I hope
there is never another opportuni-
ty!

ONE THING I NOTICED was,


that even though I was partly
out of it, I did notice the cars and
trucks pulled over to the side of
the road and they gave us- all of
the center lane. Even pulp wood.
trucks.
I .didn't keep time on our trip,
to see just how'long the journey
took.
:Maybe you can take an
ambulance ride sdmeday and
then you will see just how safe
the ride can be.
Of course, you will have to
experience Penny Ford's tender
care while you're zipping along.
She can slip an IV into your arm
with the greatest of ease. I don't
know if that is to put you under
so you won't notice the swift ride
'or if you actually need a' shot to
ease things off.

EVERY TIME WE HAVE the
fire trucks and 'ambulances
shown off at events around here,
the first thing the kids want to do
is blow the whistle or cause the


siren to wail.
You can hardly hear it from
inside the vehicle.
Too, there are .different war-
bles.for different' situations,.
There is a long sustained
wail for traffic; there is a warble-
like sound for intersections; and
a blast to let cars know' you are.
coming and to please get over.
Like any kid, I enjoyed my
.ambulance ride, or I would have
enjoyed it if I had been more
alert and-realized more readily
what was going on.
One day you may have the
opportunity to take a ride in one.
It's all business and the atten-
dants are all business while they
'are transporting you. There is no
"playing along the way.
The attendants are all busi-
ness while you are in their care>.

MY FIRST AMBULANCE ride
was a cause of "have to" but I
wouldn't have any compunctions
against placing my well-being at


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their disposal, voluntarily, if tlie
need ever arose.
The crew which operated tle
ambulance I was riding were
professional in the operation ,f
the vehicle. '
We've come' a long way with
our ambulance. service. Frihn
two vans operated by volunt.rs
to full size vehicles operated ,y
well trained .personnel who ow
just what to do and when to do
it.
If you ever need to.take aitrip
in one of Gulf County's ambu-
lances, be it a life and death' it-
uation or not, don't hesitate, to
,get on board. The crew knows
just what to do, to see that ydu
arrive safely at your destination.
The ambulance operators are
just plain folks who have yoiir
welfare uppermost in their
minds. '
Most of them have lived here
all their lives and know you Iy
your first names. They'll tre t
you right.
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-THE STAR-
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The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday, March 27. 2003 Page 3A


Gulf Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Membership/Awards Banquet


Members of the Gulf County
Chamber of Commerce got together
last Thursday evening to celebrate
their 67th membership meeting
and awards banquet.
The highlight of the evening
was the presentation of the
Lifetime Achievement Award to
local dentist and long-time resident
Dr. Robert "Bob" King.
Chamber President Dusty May
made the presentation, acknowl-
edging Dr. King's service to his
community for over fifty years and
pointing out his heartfelt help to









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many in need over the years.
David and Trish Warriner were
honored with the Small Business of
the Year Award for their commit-
ment to refurbishing the Port Inn.
It was ironic that one of the items
shared by Dr. King after he received
the Lifetime Achievement Award
was that he had met his wife Janet
at the Port Inn/St. Joe Motel after
moving to the area in 1948.
Leisa Pickett was honored as
the Member of the Year for the Gulf
County Chamber of Commerce.
Bob B. Cordes was the keynote


Chamber president Dr. Dusty May presents Trish and David Warriner
-with the Small Business of the Year award in recognition of their efforts
to'restore "The Port Inn."


Kesley-
i and told him she'd like to spend
.Ihe night with him when she
came up for the family reunion
last fall. J. C. set his house on
fire so she'd have to stay some-
where else!
I couldn't. put these two
together!
-' 'We left about sun up the next,
morning. It is about three hun-
dired and sixty-five miles to Cocoa
Beach. I figured a little music
would shorten the trip. "Tami Jo,
would you like to listen to Gene
Watson or Chris LeDoux?"
"Gene who? Chris....what was
,,that last name?"
:. Nuts' Wasn't nothing going to
(shorten this trip! And I had some
'serious "cuIuring up" to do with
this- girl. I whipped in Farewell
Party and started teaching her
the words,....
She and Ruby Nell didn't
shut up for two days. I didn't get
!a word in edgeways. Wpll, I take
that back. I did apologize to those
folks at the Red Lobster as they
were escorting us out!
We left Ruby Nell's on the
long trip back and got exactly
three miles before we stopped.
There was a baseball game.... I'd
been listening to stories about
Wade, 'Jesse, Lori, Ronda,
Jacque, Dickie and Lisa non stop.
for four days-she' could sit
through a couple of innings!
"Why doesn't the. batter hit
every pitch? Who thought up this
game? Why do .some get .to run
and some don't? Is it always this
hot at the ballfield? What's


from Page 2
behind that fence?" I got in the
parking lot on our way out and
tried to show her how the game is
played.
She'd never had peanuts in a
coke. Finding the Tom's in the
long package was easy. I had to
stop at six "convenient" stores
before I found a glass bottle of'
coke. She ate the triple decker
Moon Pie in two bites....
I will say this. At least she
was game. She wanted to try "our
things". And her smile came
readily. Her heart was in the
right place. And her sense of
humor allows me to write this'
sto ry -; i.' ',' '
In short, she is F. D.'s daugh-
ter! -
I was saying goodby at the
airport and making sure she had
her oysters, starfish and obliga-
tory bag of sand when she
thanked me for showing her
around.
"Oh, shucks, think nothing of
it. You're welcome to come back
anytime."
She was boarding the plane
when I realized what I had just
said! I jumped over the barrier,
ran past the guards and was out
on the tarmac screaming, "I did-
n't mean it! 'Ya'll comeback' is
-just an expression! Only an idiot
would take that serious-" It was
too late. The plane was moving
toward the runway.
Son-of-a-gun! I can't believe I
made the same mistake twice
A Slow Learner,
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speaker for the event. He is
Chairman, Board of Directors for
Florida's Great Northwest and is
manager of the economic develop-
ment arm at Gulf Power Company.
Cordes has been extensively
involved in economic development
since the mid-80s focusing on this
region in Northwest Florida. As his
company joined others 'to form
Florida's Great Northwest, he
became Gulf Power's representative
on the Regional Economic
Development Board.
Cordes stated that the percent-
age of manufacturing jobs has fall-
en off considerably over the past
thirty plus years. In the 1970s,
roughly 20% of all workers were
employed in some type of manufac-
turing business. In 2001, manufac-
turing jobs accounted for only 5.8%
of jobs in Northwest Florida.
Bringing good jobs to, the.
region is the focus of Florida's
Great Northwest and the group is
concentrating its efforts to do that.
He said twenty' to thirty per-
cent of prospects who come and
looked at the area take hold. The
mold most prospects fall into is
midsize companies with owners or
operators who intend on' living in
the area where the company might
locate.
"People like to work where they
like to live," Cordes stated as he
pointed to one of the greatest
advantages this area- has over
many others.
He predicted that we will see
two or three major announcements
for this area in the not too distant
future.
George Core inducted the new
officers and board members. Dr.
Frank "Dusty" May will continue as
President, Gerald Stokoe accepted
the position of Vice President,
Ronald Pickett is the board's
Treasurer and the Rev. Jerry Huft
is Secretary.
New board members installed
include Jack Kerigan, Jr., Mel
Magidson, Jr. and Boyd Pickett.
,Paul Gant and Kenny Peak
round out the remainder of the
board and Sandra Chafin serves as
the board's Executive Director.
Shirley Ramsey and Johanna
White were recognized as Board
members who have completed their
three year terms.
Ribeye steaks with all the trim-
mings were served by Gant's
Barbeque, which catered the meal
for the evening.
Dr. Robert "Bob" Kinp-


Recipient of the Lifetime
Achievement Award 2003
Robert King came to Port St.
Joe in the summer of 1948, fifty-
five years ago. He was born in
Luverne, Alabama. He attended
Auburn University and went to
Emory University School of
Dentistry. He took and passed the
State Boards in Alabama, Georgia,


and Florida. He chose Florida to
make his home and build his prac-
tice. Port St. Joe needed a dentist.
He became an active member
of the First United Methodist
Church and the Kiwanis Club the
first year he came to Port St. Joe.
He married Janet Whitaker from
Montrose Georgia in 1949. They
are the proud parents of three chil-


-dren, Karen, Chris, and Cuyler.
Dr. King became involved with
the Boy Scouts. He served as
Scoutmaster for many years after
the death of John Simpson. Dr.
King took an active role in scout-
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ducing the annual Scout Circus,
which we no longer have.
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Boy Scout Achieving Goals Through Helping Others


by Tim Croft
Several months back, Geoffrey
Helms watched on television as the
search for another missing child
ramped up.
He watched as authorities
issued an "Amber Alert" and urged
the public to come forward with
information.
And a fire was lit.
Helms, a sophomore at
Wewahitchka High School and a
Boy Scout working toward his
Eagle badge, has formulated a plan
to assist parents of young children
in the north end of the county.
On May 2, Helms and a hearty
band of volunteers will spend the
day creating an identification trail
for first-graders at Wewahitchka
Elementary School.
"I want to fingerprint, photo-
graph and get the vital information
on all the first-graders," Helms


said. "I realized this has never been
done before in the community."
Such an endeavor was recent-
ly undertaken by the public
schools for kindergarten students.
Helms would essentially be
creating a package similar to the
"Child ID" kits recently distributed
to county parents of kindergarten
students.
Helms said the target is first-
graders, but that some of the staff
at WES have asked to include their
child and Helms will, with advance
notice and parent permission, also
fingerprint other students at the
elementary school.
While there is a personal
motive involved in the effort, Helms
believes that providing parents
with their child's vitals in an easily
accessible form captures an essen-
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parents if their child does go miss-
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"If there is ever a need for an
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the children."
Far too often, at least national-
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Helms will be joined in his
effort by 15-16 volunteers, all
Scouts, from the county and
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Permission slips will be sent
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mately 60 first-graders at WES in
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Parents of elementary students
not in the first' grade can contact
Helms ahead of time to obtain a
permission slip to have their stu-
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Helms estimated that by the
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Leisa Pickett, right, was named the Chamber Member of the Year.


Chamber-- From Page 3A


Dr. King was an honorary mem-
ber of the Gulf-Franklin Medical
Association. He served as President
of the Northwest Florida Dental
Society as well as its Treasurer. He
has served his community as den-
tist for over fifty-five years. Dr. King
has been known to get up in the
middle of the night to help his fellow
man, in fact he still does. For twen-
ty-three years, Dr. King served on
the Gulf Coast Community College
Board as an active member.
He is a charter member of the
St. Joseph Bay Country Club,
where he is still active in playing
golf. He 'is a supporter of the
Tyndall, Kiwanis, and C.W. Roberts
Golf Tournaments. Dr. King has
always loved and respected our
beautiful bay and has served as


Bob Cordes of Florida's Great
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in Northwest Florida.


President of the St. Joseph Save the
Bay Committee. He "also loves to
fish whenever he can. His. favorite
pasurne is his garden, which he so
graciously shares with many
friends and acquaintances. If he is
not home, he'is in his garden.
Dr. Bob King loves his familoi
friends and community. It is the
hope of his wife, his children and
his friends in our community that
he will continue with his services
and his adventures through life, fo-
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Taking "Steps" Against Cancer


.by Tim Croft
In 1985, a Tacoma, Wash.,
surgeon decided to buttress the
coffers of the American Cancer
Society by raising money while
doing what he loved running
marathons.
The doctor, Gordon Klatt, cir-
cled a track at a local university for
24 hours, with friends paying $25
for the chance to run or walk with
him.
Klatt raised $27,000 as more
than 300 friends, family members
and patients watched h run.
While he ran, Klatt envisioned
a 24-hour team relay event that
could raise even more money.
From those initial baby steps
was born "Relay for Life," which
has become the American Cancer
Society's signature fund-raising
event.
Last year, more than 2.25 mil-
lion people participated in "Relay
for Life" events across the nation,
raising more than $220 million.


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Beginning at 5 p.m. ET on
Friday, April 4, teams will walk the .
paved track around Frank Pate
Park as the community takes the
fight to cancer, a killer that claims
1,500 victims each day in the
United States.
"If you think back on it, how
many people have we lost here in
Port St. Joe to cancer in the last six
months, a year," said Sherrie
Bowen, chairperson for this year's
event, as she ticked off the names
of a half-dozen folks who have
recently succumbed to cancer.
"That's something we don't
want to see and want to do some-
thing about."
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too many cases.
After spending nearly $2.5 bil-
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.1946, the American Cancer Society
can point to some gains in the bat-
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more than 40,000 people each year
in Florida, some 2,800 annually
just in Northwest Florida.
The first documented down-
turn in national cancer mortality
rates was realized in 1997.
Death rates for a variety of
cancers, lung cancer in men, col-
orectal cancer, Hodgkin's disease,
testicular cancer and cancers in
children up to age 14, all fell to
varying degrees between 1973 and
1995.
Pap tests, mammograms and
PSA tests have gained acceptance
and helped curb rates of uterine,
breast and prostate cancers.
Cancer fighting drugs such as
Tamoxifen and Gleevac have been
developed.
Redd, whose small-cell lung
cancer is considered particularly
lethal, counts himself among those
optimistic statistics and break-
throughs.
"My doctor tells me I'm a mira-
cle,". Redd said. "Very few people
survive small-cell cancer. It makes
me feel good I can go another year.
"I consider myself lucky to be
here. I thank God for another day."
But the death toll remains
troublingly high as does the need
for money for research.
Therein lies the importance of
"Relay for Life."
Teams will walk through the
night, raising money with each
step, as team members take turns
on the track, hence the relay
aspect.
The walk-all-night facet of the
event reflects' the the fact that
"cancer never sleeps," Bowen
noted.
Teams will hold .events
throughout the community in the
days leading up to the "Relay for
Life"' to secure donors and funds
for the effort.
For example, .there will be a
drawing on March 30 at Capital
City Bank for a grill donated by St.

Joe Hardware and a painting by
CoJean Burns.
"(Burns) was diagnosed with
cancer and' she is a survivor and
ie v%.-anted to help us but," Bowen
said of the framed watercolor to
raffled. .
Tickets for the drawing are on
sale at Capital City Bank.
Bay St. Joe Care Center, which
will also have a "Relay" team, is
selling tickets to a drawing for a ice
chest/picnic bench combination
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The Bank for a drawing on a beach
ensemble.
The call to arms is almost uni-
versal: it would be hard to find a
person who hasn't had family,
friends or family of friends impact-
ed by cancer.
Of the 13 members in the fam-
ily of Bowen's. father, nine were
felled by cancer; her-father before
he reached the age of 50.
"That is why I relay," Bowen
said. "I have a personal stake in
this."
The diagnosis of cancer creates
a fault line through a life there
was life before cancer and life after
cancer.
"It was like the world stopped


turning because you have to stop
the way you were living today and
tomorrow you have to live a differ-
ent way,' Redd said of his diagno-
sis some 12 years ago. 'There is
nothing like the actual diagnosis."
Which is what makes the
opening, lap of the "Relay for Life"
particularly special.
That first lap is the "Survivors
Walk," a circle for life to celebrate
those who have overcome the odds
to put cancer in the rearview mir-
ror.
Each survivor will receive a T-
Shirt and there will be a special
reception following that first lap to
honor the survivors' struggle.
'To make that first lap with all
those other folks, it's 'Rind of a
somber affair but, there is asio a,
sense of 'accomplishment," -Redd
said. "You have made it one more
year."
At dusk, a luminaria ceremo-
ny, a dignified candlelit vigil, will
be held in honor of survivors and
in memory of victims and their
families.
The walking will continue until
11 a.m. on Saturday, April 5.
There will be entertainment,
games, food booths for lunch,
dinner and breakfast and draw-
ings for door prizes throughout the
day and night.
, "Please join us for an hour, a
day, a night," Bowen said. "Any
amount of time is precious and
appreciated."
Nearly a dozen teams have'
signed up to participate, but more
are always welcome. .
SOrganizers are also urging all
cancer survivors to join in the
opening lap "Survivors Walk."
There is also a need for volun-
teers to work during the event.
For more information, to regis-
ter asa team or to mak-e a dona-
tion contact Bowen at 227-3189,
Rachel Browning at 229-8226 or
Redd at 639-5253...
The Gulf County "Relay for
Life" is sponsored by, Touchstone
Corp., Gulf Coast Electric Co-op,
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They raised red flags about
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from nepotism in the city ranks to
litigation concerning the city's
involvement with the issuance 'of
bonds for building and renovating
nursing homes across the country.
"We'll look at (the submitted
material) and determine what con-
cerns can be incorporated into the
audit," Sauerbeck said. "There are
a lot of aspects of the city's opera-
tions we will likely look at."
And they will be willing to talk,
confidentially, with any citizen who
wishes to communicate directly'
with the auditors.
However. Sauerbeck cautioned."
such conversations will be 'one-
way" streets.
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details of the audit. All notes and.
work products are confidential,
even after a final audit report has
been published .,
Once the field work is complet-
ed, Sauerbeck said, the audit team
leader will draft a report which will
be reviewed by the management
team within the Auditor General's
office.
When the state folks are satis-
fied, auditors will again sit down
with city officials for an "exit con-
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while ensuring that all available
information was gathered and there
wasi no miscommunication during
the audit.
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Let Freedom Ring-
We Support Our

Troops & President
I pledge allegiance to the flag,
of the United States of America,
and to the republic for which it
stands, One Nation, Under God,
Indivisible, with Liberty and
Justice for ALL.
"Liberty and Justice For All" I
say again, For All (Iraq's People are
not any different.) They deserve lib-
erty and justice from a man that
has one, thing on his mind and that
is-himself.
Many years ago anther man
thed to keep a people from free-
'd6m, freedom of religion, and taxa-
-tion. Those people fled and landed
.'on- Plymouth Rock. The
*Revolutionary War caused a vast
.amount of bloodshed. Bloodshed
fori freedom, bloodshed for a people
:that believed in God and the their
rights has a sovereign nation.
S,. But we as Americans have the
i -rtight to defend our sovereign
.nttion. On September 11 when
'America was attacked, it was truly
-a'test, a test of our courage, a test
of .our strength, and a test of our
.allegiance, allegiance to our coun-
try, our flag, and our people.


The war on terrorism was
struck on us; we did not ask to get
involved. They involved us on more
than one occasion. The weapons of
mass destruction and Saddam's
unwillingness to surrender, his
willingness to put off and put off on
agreements he made with the UN
and his own use of chemical
weapons on his own people is
enough evidence needed to support
this war. This man is not a man of
his word. He is a man who needs to
be removed. The people of Iraq
deserve more than what they have.
God has blessed the United
States with vast wealth. God has
blessed us as a nation, with all our
rights, freedoms, vast food supply,
and natural resources. The next
question is why? .
Let it be known, the reason
God has, blessed America is based
on three reasons.
1. We have a big heart. We help
people all over the world. We love
people. The 'bible states, "God so
loved the world", the people, "that
he gave his only begotten son". We
love God's people.'
2. We help and protect God's
chosen people, the Jews. Israel has
always been a long time friend of.
the United States and we will
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worship and lift up the name of
God. Godly people wrote our con-
stitutitution and our constitution pro-
tects our freedom to worship, pray,
and preach God's word.
This is why God has blessed
our country.
The people of Iraq have been
hurting and have suffered. It is our
right to protect people and give
them the same opportunities we
have. The right to freedom, the
right to worship, the right to free
speech, and the right of democracy.
Yes, it's right what we are doing
-and it's right for us to support and
rally around our troops.
Israel is near Iraq and if
Saddam used weapons of mass
destruction against Israel, it would
cause a major upset in the region
and who knows what would come
next. It, could come just like it came
on September 11.
Freedom Since we have a big
heart, people of Iraq need the free-
dom of fear taken jaway and the
freedom of opportunity needs to be
in place. This opportunity includes
the right to use its countries on
i wealth for all not just a leW, In
addition to the opportunity to vote
and exercise democracy. Including
the opportunity to work to better
themselves, Finally the opportunity
to have a. choice, a choice of who
they want to lead, without the fear
of being put to death and a choice
to be what they choose to be in life.
War is not easy, it's not taken
lightly, and it comes with a price. I
thank God we have a President that
is a prayerful leader, a bold leader,
a leader with America in mind.
The eagle has landed in Iraq
and the eagle will fly, soaring high-
er and higher. Why? Because we
have a strong commitment to sup-
port our troops, a commitment to
our President, a commitment to
our Principles, Constitution, and a
commitment to God the Father. -
Think about the song "God
Bless- The U.S.A". Think about it,
God has blessed' America, and
because we are liberating Iraq, we
are freeing God's people. The song,
"Jesus loves the little children, all
the children of the world, red, and
yellow, black, and white they are
precious in his sight, that includes
Iraq's children and the Iraqi people.
Freedom comes from paying a
price, possibly a price of
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was shed for you...not in Iraq, but
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city has gone to implement any rec-
ommendations we make."
State auditors, Sauerbeck
noted; will not concern themselves
with the still-debated issue of
whether the city will pay for the
audit.
City officials have raised ques-
tions with the Joint Legislative
.Auditing Committee regarding the
'validity of the petition that set the
audit wheels in motion.
According to documentation
from the city to the committee, at
least nine people have officially
'requested their names be removed
from the petition.
There are also issues regarding
whether a number of other signa-


tures were from a valid resident of
the city. ,
The citizen's petition achieved
the threshold for certification by
just two signatures.
Previously the staff at the Joint
Legislative Committee has been of
the opinion that once the petition is
certified, there is no mulligari. The
hurdle has been cleared.
The issue for city officials is
whether the certification of the
petition by the Bay County
Supervisor of Elections Mark
Andersen was proper and how that
could impact the city's responsibil-
ity to pay for the audit, which will
almost certainly cost tens of thou-
sands of dollars.
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but Sauerbeck said the issue was
moot for the Auditor General.
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said. "We are doing the audit. We
have full authority to do the audit
whether the city is paying for it or
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Wewa Commission Approves Water Line Expansion


by Tim Croft
Extension of water lines, school
siting and budget requests to the
county dominated Monday night's
meeting of the Wewahitchka City
Commission.
Following up on a promise
made months ago, commissioners
approved extending water lines to
the Rish subdivision off Old
Transfer Road.
They awarded the $20,000 bid
for the job, including water lines
and fire hydrants, to Bell Supply.
Commissioners had agreed
some months ago to extend city
water lines to the 'Rish subdivision


once all of the 60-odd lots were sold.
In other business:
Commissioners approved an
interlocal agreement drafted by the
county pertaining to school siting.
A state law passed in the past
year mandates that local govern-
ments account for the need for
schools and their location when
considering new development.
The amendment, like the class-
size amendment recently approved
by voters, is in large measure aimed
at South Florida counties where
rampant growth has government
and school officials scrambling to
keep up with the influx of students.


The new law, administered by
the Department of Community
Affairs, requires all counties to draft
an agreement with local municipali-
ties requiring schools be considered
as development moves forward.
The law also erected another
hurdle in the event that a city or
county proposes to make land-use
changes.
Wewahitchka city commission-
ers are currently in the process of
finalizing small-scale amendmentC
land-use changes which have been
percolating for some time.
"Essentially what this agree-
ment does it sets up a committee to


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review (any proposed requirements
of the school district)," said city
manager Don Minchew.
In previous months, local
municipalities had agreed to allow
the county to be the lead agency, eli-
gible for a $6,000-plus state grant
to facilitate an interlocal agreement
and the work of the review commit-
tee.
"It's not cost feasible for every-
one of us to get involved in writing a
plan," Minchew noted.
The city has already conducted
a workshop and special meeting on
land-use changes and will be pub-
licly noticing the changes in the
near future.
Commissioners approved an
agreement with the Florida
Department of Transportation
through which the. city will receive
S520 a.year to help with lighting on
Hwy. 71 and Hwy. 22.
Commissioners considered
requests to be made to the county
budget for the next fiscal year. :
One item will be to:formally ask
the county to fund one-half of the
new fire truck the city has on order.
The county has already agreed
to partner with the city for the
truck, which will cost in the neigh-
borhood of $525,000.
The truck, will be paid off in
eight equal annual payments. '
The city will also ask the coun-
Sty to continue to fund $2,000 for
phones for all members of the vol-
unteer fire department.
Finally, the city will request
$20,000 for new playground equip-
ment for T.L. James Park.

Mosquito Control
Asks For Help
Pesticide spraying is a tightly
regulated enterprise. Mosquito con-
trol is guided by similar, rigid regu-
lations. Florida regulations state
mosquito spraying can only be jus-
tified for any of three reasons:
1. Customer service requests,
known as mosquito complaints-
These calls keep the control depart-
ment informed of mosquito popula-
tion outbreaks.
2. Surveillance- Carbon diox-
ide and/or light traps are placed in
strategic areas. Mosquito counts are
taken, and identification of individ-
ual species helps personnel deter-
mine spraying strategies and ideals
spraying times.
3. Landing rate counts- These
are performed by Mosquito Control
personnel during the spraying oper-
ations. ':
Hb4w can the residents help?
The Gulf County Mosquito Control
Department asks that people keep
calling in service requests. This will
prompt a few questions to help
improve service.
Mosquito Control also needs'
places to set mosquito traps. They
are developing a network of sites for
building a data base of species
information. There is still much to
learn about the mosquito popula-
tions. Different species of mosqui-
toes require different tactics to kill
them. Some species are daytime
biters while others, evening pr
nighttime., Some are ankle biters,
others prefer the face or neck.
Anyone who can offer a safe,
permanent site for the traps, or
wants to place a service request,
can call the Gulf County Mosquito
Control Office at 227-1402 or 639-
4084.


CCC Corp., which is
demolishing the paper:
mill and clearing the site;
S provided a helping hand
to the city last week, pro-,
viding the equipment.arid
crew to break up and
remove a hulking pile of
concrete boulders on the
bay side of the marina
Mill manager Ferrell
., Allen had taken a
request for help from
I.g *- Mayor Frank Pate to
B I v .T John Griffith, co-project
manager at CCC. Griffith
Readily agreed, donating
S'"- the equipment and man?.
power to, crush the' con-
.. rete into smaller pieces
for transport to the coun-
..' ty landfill. The county
provided" two dump
trucks to assist in the transporting of the concrete, which wascompleted over
the weekend. The city did not expend a dime for the work.


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cautioned the board, suggesting
they should get the projects under-
way for fear the state might pull the
funds if they were not used.
The board agreed that they
should move ,forward as soon as
possible. Chief Administrator Don
Butler said most, of the projects
were either underway or very close
to getting started. ,
In Other Business
Heard from Cape resident
Robin Renick, who complained that
the development of South Beach
Subdivision near her home had cre-
ated stormwater drainage problems.
The board agreed to look at the
problem and see if they could give
some help.
The board approved several
recommendations from the
Planning Development and Review
Board for preliminary plat
approvals, final plat approvals and


small scale land use. changes.
Approximately 176 units of develop-
ment in various stages were consid-
ered.
The board' passed a list df\
covenants and restrictions for the
Gulf Cournty Industrial Park located
south of Wewahitchka. The board
also granted the Economic
Development Council approval to
negoutate prices to market lots with-
in the Industrial Park as long as
they price them above appraisal
value. .
Agreed to seek grant funds
from the Department 6f
Environmental Protection to use for
an experimental "NuShore" beach
renourishnient product. This- s
hoped to help reclaim dunes at the
Cape at a reasonable cost.
Agreed to seek a landfill con-
sultant to help the board establish
tipping fees for the county's landfill.


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The charges currently stand at
four counts of making harassing or
obscene phone calls, a misde-
meanor.
Johnson apparently confessed
to McKeithen, acknowledging that
he was a "pervert."
Johnson is being held without
bond because he is on felony pro-
bation. It is unclear at this time
whether Louisiana authorities will
request Johnson be returned to
that state.
Nugent said Johnson's com-
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Department of Law Enforcement
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"Through the good work of the
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"Everybody was very cooperative
when they found out what was
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nary a hitch. Residents throughout the county brought their hazardous
waste to the County Courthouse as collection agents with the county
Solid Waste Department accepted fuel, old batteries, antifreeze, oil and
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input from the community, so they
will know how many people might
be interested ,in obtaining this
care.
There will be case manage-
ment, meals, health services,' and
daily programs available at the
Senior Citizens Center starting in
July if there are enough people
interested. The Senior Citizens
Lead Case Manager is waiting to
hear from .the public in Gulf
County. Please call Marion


Simmons at 229-8466 to discuss
this service.

Gold Card Meeting
All parents and supporters of
Gulf County's Gold Card program
are encouraged to attend a meeting
Mon., Mar. 31, at 5:15 p.m. in. the
Port St. Joe High School commons
area. There will be a discussion,
and planning for the awards ban-
quet which is set for April 28.


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PORT ST. JOE 2, LIBERTY Co. 4
The Port St. Joe Sharks
dropped to 8-4 overall and 1-1 in
District 3-2A play with Thursday,
night's 4-2 loss to Liberty County.
The Bulldogs jumped out to a
4-0 lead when they scored two runs
in the first and one in both the
third and fourth innings. The
Sharks scored both of their runs in
the top of the sixth inning.
Travis Burge (0-3) gave up four
rpns on six hits, hit two batters
and struck out four in six innings
to take the loss.
Bobby Phillips led the Sharks
at the plate, going 2 for 3 with an
RBI.


Port St. Joe batters struck out
14 times.
PSJ 000 002 0 -2 7 3
LCHS2 01 1.00 x-4 6 1
PORT ST. JOE 14, BLOUNTSTOWN 8
The Sharks improved to 9-4
overall and 2-1 in district play with
Saturday's 14-8 victory over
Blountstown.
Port St. Joe jumped out to a 9-
0 lead with four runs in the top of
the first, one in the second and four
in the fifth.
Brian Thomas (4-0) allowed
four runs on four hits and struck
out five batters in five innings to
pick up the win. Randall Johnson
gave up four runs ,on five hits,


walked one and struck out two in
an inning of relief. Travis Burge
struck out two in one inning' .9f
relief.
Randall Johnson led the
Sharks at the plate, going 3 for 5
with two RBI. Travis Burge was 2
for 5 with two RBI while Raye
Bailey went 2 for 2.
The Sharks will travel to
Brooksville on Thursday to play
Brooksville Central at 6:30 ET and
-will play at Bellview on Friday at
7:00.
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Sherry Foster catches a pop-up to end an inning for the Lady Sharks,


PORT ST. JOE 16, GREENSBORO 1
THURSDAY, MARCH 20TH
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
improved to 7-4 overall and to 3-1
in District 3-2A play with Thursday


night's 16-1 victory over
Greensboro.
Danielle Maxwell (1-1) gave up
one earned run on two hits and one
walk while fanning four in three


Melissa Nixon singles to left field to drive in the Lady Sharks' only run.


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innings to pick up the win. Becky
Belin gave up one hit and struck
out three in an inning of relief.
Anna Tankersley went 2 for 2
with two RBI and Belin was 2 for 3
with a pair of doubles and an RBI
to lead the Lady Sharks at the
plate. Jessica Sherrill had a double
and an RBI and Shanna Wester
had a single and an RBI. Melissa
Nixon and Danielle Maxwell each
singled.
"Danielle pitched well to pick
up her first win," said head coach
Jim Belin. "Our defense was solid,
and I was very pleased with our
performance."
GHS 00 1 0 -1 3 6
PSJ 4 7 5 x -16 8 1
a6oi Je~ RT ST. JOE 11, ALiIIA 2
FRIDAY, MARCH 21ST J
Becky' Belin pitched a' com-
plete-game no-hitter as the Lady
Sharks defeated Altha 11-2 in
Friday's game.
Belin (7-3) allowed two un-
earned runs, walked two and
struck out 12 to pick up the win
for the Lady Sharks (8-4).
Shanna Collier led the Lady
Sharks at the plate, going 2 for 4
with a pair of singles. Molly Garrett
had a double and an RBI. Melissa
Nixon, Anna Tankersley, Shanna
Wester, and Heather Henderson
each had a single and an RBI while
Sherry Foster added a single.
"Becky Belin pitched well, and
we hit the ball much better," said
Coach Belin. "Our defense is still
not up to par, but is getting better.
We still need to cut down on our
errors."
Port St. Joe will travel to
Holmes County on Thursday for a
6:00 ET game and travel to
Apalachicola on Monday at 6;00.
PSJ 331 030 1-118,3
AHS 100 001 0 2 03


Gators Post Two Wins I


WEWAHITCHKA 4, R. F. MUNROE 3
TUESDAY, MARCH 18TH
The Wewahitchka Gators
improved to 7-4 overall and 7-1 in
District 3-A play with last
Tuesday's 4-3 victory over R. F.
Munroe.
The Gators rallied from a 3-1
deficit to score two runs in the bot-
tom of the seventh inning to send
the game into extra innings. They
scored one run in the eighth
inning for the win.
Jonathan Thomas gave up one
earned runi on two hits and struck
out two batters to pick up the win
in 2, 2/3 innings of relief. Beau
Ludlium allowed one uneaiAled run
on one' ht walked three arid struck
out four in 5 1/3 innings.
Josh Pitts led the Gators at
the plate, going 2 for 3 with a dou-
ble. Will Strange had a double and
Steve -Peak a single and an RBI.
Brett Millender, Jon Curtis Gates,
and Michael Gortman each sin-
gled.
RFM 001 002 00-3 31
WHS 100 00021-4 7 2
WEWAHITCHKA 6, BLOUNTSTOWN 1
FRIDAY, MARCH 21ST
The Gators improved to 8-4
overall with Friday night's 6-1 win


over Blountstown.
The Gators jumped out to a'6-
0 lead with two runs in the bottom
of the first inning, one in the third,
and three in the fourth.,
Jonathan Thomas. struck out
nine and allowed one earned run
on five hits and two walks to pick
up the win.
Brett Millender went 2 for 3
with a double and an RBI and
Justin Barnes went 2 for 4 with a
double to lead the Gators at the
plate. Beau Ludlum had a double
and an RBI and Will Strange, a sin-
gle and an RBI. Steve Peak and
Jonathan Thomas each singled.;
The Gators ace participating in
the Bay High nvintauonal this
week in Panama City. On Monday,
Wewahitchka lost to Godby 16-5
and dropped to 8-6 on the season
after Tuesday's 6-2 loss to Arnold.
The Gators will conclude the Bay
High Invitational with a noon
game on Wednesday against
McMinn County, TN and a 6:00
p.m. game on Thursday against
Bay High.
Wewahitchka will host Sneads
on Tuesday at 6:00 CT.
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Varsity Girls Softball
March 27 Holmes County Away 6:00
March 31 Apalachicola Away 6:00
April 3 Blountstown Home 6:00
April 4 Vernon Home 6 00
April 8 La Rue Co. Kentucky Wewahitcka 5:00
April 10 Greenwood Kentucky Home 7:00
April 14 Florida High Away 7 00
April 15 Vernon Away 6:30
April 17 Liberty County Away 6:00
April 22 Carrabelle Away 7:00
April 24 Altha Home 6-00
April 25 Wewahitchka Home 6:00
April 29 District Tournament Blountstown
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March 28 Bellview Away 7:00
March 29 e Springsread Away 12:00
April 3 Blountstown Home 7:00
April 4 Deluth, GA Home 7:30
April 5 Florida High Home 1:00
April 8 Marianna Home *.6:00
April 11 Wewahitchka Home 7:00
April 17 Quincy Away 6:00
April 18 Carrabelle Home 6:00
April 22 Marianna Away 6:30
April 24 Rutherford Away 4:30
April 26 Florida High Away 1:00
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. Florida Sports Writers Association
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place votes, defeated North Florida
Christian, the No. 2 team in Class
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St. Joe 9-1 on Monday and lost to
Lynn Haven Mosley 3-2 on
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SATURDAY, MARCH 22ND
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with Saturday's 4-2 victory over
North Florida Christ-ian in
Tallahassee.
The Lady Gators jumped out to.
a 3-0 lead in the top of the first
inning, then added one run in the
fourth inning. North Florida scored
its only runs in the bottom of the
'seventh inning.
Judith Husband (12-0) .scat-
tered six hits, gave up two earned
runs and struck out nine to pick up
the win.
Judith was 2 for 3 and Lindsay
Miller went 2 for 4 with a double to
lead the Gators' attack. Brittney


Jonathan Thomas struck
out nine batters in the
Gators 6-1-r win over
Blountstown Friday night.


Grice had a double and three RBI
while Kayla, Rich, Laura Husband
and Tiffany Laird each singled.
WHS 300 100 00- 4 8 2
NFC 0 0 0 0 000 2--2 61
WEWAHITCHKA 9, PORT ST.,JOE 1
MONDAY, MARCH 24TH
The Lady Gators remained
unbeaten on the season with
Monday night's 9-1 victory over vis-
iting Port St. Joe.
The 'Lady Sharks' took a, 1-0
lead in the top of the third inning,
when Melissa Nixon drove in Sherry
Foster with a single to left field.


However, Wewahitchka
bounced back to score four runs in
the bottom half of the inning to take
the lead for good. Laura Husband
and Ashley Smith reached on Port
St. Joe errors to lead off the inning.
Brandi Sasser loaded the bases
with a bunt single. Judith Husband
tied the game at 1-1 with a fielder's
choice. Lindsay Miller again loaded
the bases with a walk and the Lady
Gators took a 2-1 lead when Sasser
scored on. a passed ball. Two bat-
ters later, Brittney Grice drove in
two with a single.
Judith Husband (13-0) gave up
one earned run on four hits and
one walk and struck out 15 batters
to pick 'up the win for' the Lady
Gators (14-0).
Brandi Sasser went 2 for 3 with
an RBI while Lindsay Miller and
Ashley Smith each went 2 for 3 to
lead the Lady Gators offensively.
Kayla Rich and Brittney Grice each
had a single with two RBI. Laura
Husband added a single and Judith
Husband had two RBI.
Danielle Maxwell (1-2) gave up
four earned runs on lour hits and
three walks to record the loss for
the Lady Sharks (8-5). Becky. Belin
gave up five, earned runs on five
hits and one walk and struck out
one in three innings of relief. ,
Melissa Nixon had an RBI sin-
gle to lead Port St. Joe at the plate.
Anna Tankersley had a double
while Jessica Sherrill and Shanna
Collier each singled.
"We scored first on an earned
run, and played well at times," said
Port St. Joe coach Jim Belin. "But
errors were our demise. We are still
not where we need to be, but we will
keep working."
PSJ 00 1 000 0-1 3 8
WHS 004 005 x -9 9 2

WEWAHITCHKA 2, MOSLEY 3
TUESDAY, MARCH 25TH
The Lady Gators had a rough
day, defensively, making five errors
in the fieldto.absorbtheirffist loss
of the season in Tuesday's 3-2 loss
to visiting Lynn Haven Mosley.
The Lady Dolphins took a 1-0
lead with one run in the top of the
first inning. However, Wewahitch-
ka. (14-1), answered with two runs
in the bottom of the second to take
a 2-1 lead. Mosley tied the game at
'2-2 with a run in the third and took
the lead when the Lady Dolphins
added another run in the sixth.
,Judith Husband (13-1) gave up
two, earned runs on five hits, while
walking one and fanning seven in
seven innings to take her first regu-


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Judith Husband struck out 15 Port St. Joe batters in the
Lady Gators' 9-1 win Monday.


lar-season loss in two years.
Brandi Sasser went 2 for 3 with
a double and drove in the Lady
Gators' only two runs., Jill Pippin
was also 2 for 3 while Judith
Husband and Tiffany Laird each
singled: '


The Lady Gators will not play
again until April 3, when they host
Lincoln, the No. 2 team in Class 5A,
at 6;00 CT.
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WHS 020 000 0-2 6,5


STAR PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Wewahitchka High School
Judith,
Judith,.a senior pitcher, went 2-1 this
week to improve her record to 13-
1. She allowed five earned runs
on 14 hits walked two and
struck out 31 batters in 21
innings.



Jonathan, b
W/ a senior pitcher, picked up
two wins this past week for
the Gators. He allowed only two
earned runs on seven hits, walked
two and struck out 11 batters in 9 2/3
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April 3 Chattahoochee Home 6:00
April 4 Robert F. Munroe Away 5:30
April 8 Larue County, KY Home 6:00
April 10 Greenwood, KY Port St. Joe 4:00
April 15 Aucilla Christian Away 3:00
April 23 Chipley Home 4:00
April 24 Rutherford Home 6:00
April 25 Port St. Joe Away 5:00
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March 24-27 Bay Medical Tournament TBA
April 1 Sneads Home 6:00
April 3 Rickards Home 6:00
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Troops-

You may drop off the items at:
The Bank (Port St. Joe and Mexico
Beach offices); Capital City Bank,
The Star, Duren's Piggly Wiggly,
and Century 21 Gulf Coast Realty
(Simmons Bayou and Mexico
Beach Offices).
If you have a loved one that is&
overseas and you would like them
to receive hometown support, call
Kim Odom at 227-2589 or 227-
9600 or The Star at 227-1278.
Troop Support Mail Policy
Stressed
To bolster force protection, the
Department of Defense is urging
the general public not to send
unsolicited mail, care packages, or
donations to service members for-
ward deployed unless they are a
family member, loved one, or per-
sonal friend.
On Oct. 30, 2002, the
Department of Defense suspended
the "Operation Dear Abby" and
"Any Servicemember" mail pro-
grams due to force protection con-
cerns.
The Department of Defense
cannot support creative and well-
intentioned efforts that defeat force
protection measures, but can
instead recommend alternatives to
mail and donation programs. To
show support overseas, the follow-
ing methods are recommended.'
Log onto the following web'
sites to show support, to include
greeting cards, virtual thank you
cards and calling card donations to
help troops stay in touch with
loved ones:
www.defendamerica.mil/sup-
porttroops.html,
www.usocares.org/home.htm
www.army.mil/operations/ira
q/faq.html.
Also, visit Department of
Veterans Affairs hospitals and
nursing homes. Volunteer your
services to honor veterans who
served in past conflicts.
Mail from family members and
loved ones has. always been
encouraged and the military mail
system will continue to work hard
to get that mail to servicemembers
overseas.
Send Personal Messages to the
Troops
Supporters of troops deployed
to the Persian Gulf region and
other overseas locations can now
send messages of support to the
troops. The Stars and Stripes, a
Defense Department authorized
daily newspaper limited to distri-
bution overseas for the U.S. mili-
tary community, will publish mes-
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limited to 50 words and will be
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basis. Stars and Stripes reserves
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messages and omit any inappro-
priate messages.
Avon Project To Support Troops
The Avon independent sales
representatives- of District 1284
(Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Jackson and
Washington Counties) are prepar-
ing "We Care" bundles to send to
troops in the Middle East.
To help reach their goal of
2,000 "We Care" bundles, by April
14, Avon representatives will call
upon local businesses and individ-
uals for contributions. A $10 dona-
tion is needed for each bundle and
all profit will be vested in the proj-
ect. A card acknowledging the,
business or individual sponsor will
-'be placed inside each "We Care"
bundle.
For more information or to
make a donation, see your Avon
independent sales representative
or call: (800)454-0317.
OPERATION ADOPT A G.I.
The American Red Cross is
asking for the help of area resi-
dents in aiding our forces abroad.
OPERATION ADOPT A GI., spon-
sored by the Capitol Area Division
of the ARC, is soliciting partici-
pants in this program, the purpose
of which, is to provide a "home
away from home" to our Armed
Forces, serving overseas in war and
war related zones where facilities
are sparse at best.
The items requested by the
Red Cross include entertainment
items, such as: videos, music,
books, board games, and batteries.
Also needed are snacks, from indi-
vidually wrapped pieces of candy
to sports beverages', and toiletries.
To participate in this program,
completely fill a box (18" x 12" x
10") with items from the categories
areas, then deliver the box along
with $15 to the American Red
Cross, Capitol Area Chapter, '187
Office Plaza ,Drive, Tallahassee,
Florida 32301. For additional
information call (850)878-6080 or
email tallaha@crossnet.org. This
support will be much appreciated
and is a great opportunity to
express support to the men and
women in uniform.
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Florida Agriculture and
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Tuesday, March' 25 that ton-
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Students Safe and Sober for Spring Break


by Tim Croft
Ah, what lessons can be
imparted by a couple of dummies
and a pair of goggles.
High school and middle school
students in Port St. Joe learned the
answer to that last Wednesday,
courtesy of Gerald Ruise of the Safe
and Sober program at the
University of North Florida.
Using a rollover simulator and
two none-the-worse-for-wear
crash-test dummies and goggles
that create the perception of
impairment, Ruise spoke to a
packed Shark Stadium throng
about the dangers inherent in not
using seat belts and drinking and
driving.
"With Spring Break and proms
coming up we gured this would be
a good thing," said Deputy Chris
Brumbaugh, the School Resource
Officer at the Port St. Joe High and
Middle schools.
Last year, school, law enforce-
ment and emergency officials
staged a mock accident, replete
with "blood", twisted metal and
critical "injuries."
Ruise provided none of that,


Teachers and students alike
stumbled, reached for support and
lurched while trying to pass a field
sobriety test.
Student Erica Hernandez was
near the point of nauseousness
while, trying to walk a straight line
heel-to-toe.
Josh Johns confidently walked
the line, only to remove the goggles
and find he had traveled several
feet astray.
The focus on his walking pre-
vented him from counting his steps
as a law enforcement officer admin-,
istering the test would require.
Another, student couldn't even
get started due to the .spinning in


his head.
The adults fared' little better.
Teacher Fred Flowers strode
the line with confidence, only to
realize that the straight line he
walked was at a near 45-degree
angle from the one he was sup-
posed to be tracing.
Teacher Judy Campbell nearly
made it, but only with the assisting
support from hands on either side
of her.
"Woilld you want to get in a car
with any, of these people at the
. wheel?" Ruise asked, a question
that given the previous few minutes
required no reply.


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event of a serious crash when seat
belts are used.
And by strapping on goggles to
several students and teachers,
Ruise showed how alcohol impairs
the ability to walk .a straight line',
let alone keep a 3,000 pound vehi-
cle between the white lines.
"I'm not here to scare you, but
these things are reality," Ruise
said. "Death doesn't care about'
anything ... why not educate your-.
self."
The lessons of the rollover sim-
ulator hit home as the dummies,
unrestrained by seat. belts, flew
through open car windows.
The demonstration was timely;
as two high school students had
recently, and miraculously, sur-
vived a rollover accident on Cape
San Blas the previous weekend.
There are many reasons
teenagers don't wear seat belts,
Ruise noted, 'but one overriding
explanation for strapping in life
and death.
"Seat belts aren't comfortable
and they wrinkle your clothes and
all thlit. but they can save your..
life$" Ruise said, while noting that.a
person's chances for surviving an
auto accident improve by 45-50


percent just by strapping on the
belt.
Ruise, using the rollover simu-
lator, showed that at even low
speeds, 25-30 mph, the chances'for
catastrophic injury -' such as fly-
ing through the windshield or out
the car onto the pavement head
first are high if an individual has
-chosen the freedom of not wearing
a seat belt.
As Ruise pointed out, Newton's
law declares that anything in
motion will remain in motion until
met with a sufficient restraining
force.
Multiply a: person's weight by
the speed they are traveling to
arrive at a restraining force.
For instance, a 200-pound per-
son moving at 20 mph, a very slow
speed, still .requires a restraining
force equal to 4,000 pounds.; .
"We are losing a lot of people at
low speeds,'" Ruise said'.
Next came the goggles, which
mixed humor and education to
dnve home an important pointcon-
cerning drinking and driving.
"Placed over the eyes, the gog-
t1-.es pro\ded the percepuL'In Lthat a
person had a .08 "blood-alcohol
content, the legal demarcation for
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Electric
CEO/General
Manager Roy
Barnes with
Youth Tour con-
t e s t a n t s
Ma ka y la
Pickeron, Cassie
Ward, Zach
Newsome (run-
ner-up), Ben
Jones (winner),


compete in the contest. Instead
they are competing in a statewide
essay contest for a chance to go on
the Washington, D.C Youth Tour
trip.
"The Youth Tour Contest is a
great opportunity for us to reward
local students for being outstand-
ing leaders in their communities,"
GCEC Manager of Marketing and
Member Services Michael White
said.


'Gulf Coast Electric Cooperativ
recently held its annua
Washington, D.C. .Youth Tou
Contest at its headquarter office in
Wewahitchka.
Each year, the cooperative
sponsors the contest for higl
school juniors who live on GCEC'"
lines. Contestants are interviewee
by a panel of three judges from the
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two winners are chosen to travel on
, an all-expense' paid trip to
Washirigton, D.C. in June, where
they join other eleventh-grade stu-
dents from all over the United
States to tour our nation's capitol.


h Local -civic organizations and
s volunteer fire departments play an
d important role in,the contest as
e they nominate the students who
i vie for the trip. This year's contegt-
ants were: Laura Jane 'Husband,
representing the Wewahftchka
Ambulance Service; Benjamin A.
Jones, representing the
Wewahitchka Woman's Club;
Zachary A. Newsome, representing
the Kinard .Volunteer Fire
Department; and Makayla Pickron,
representing the Scotts Ferry
Volunteer Fire Department.


winners are Laura
Ben Jones. Runner
Newsome.,

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compete in the con
day trip to Tallahas
tour various sites
other eleventh-gra
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children or grandc
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and Laura The Washington, D.C. Youth
Husband (win- Tour Program has been in exis-
ner). (Not' pic- tence since 1957 when co-ops sent
tured: 'Brittany students to Washington, D.C. to
Alford and work during the summer. By 1964,
Candace Little.). the program was catching on, and
the ,National Rural Electric
This year's Cooperative Association began to
Husband and coordinate efforts of the co-ops.
r -up is Zach Since then, thousands of young
people have experienced this once-
the Washington, in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit
st Electric takes the riatiotr's capitol and learn
s nominated to about the government.
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contestants to Calhoun, 'Gulf, Jackson, Walton,
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rooms. Located just west of the new Windmark rental program with excellent history. Custom built in 1995,
Beach development this home is a must seell this'home is approx 2400SF. Outside shower and board-
$1,200,000.00 walk to the Beachi $895,000.00


I B SI ES F R A LE I


MI1111 1 _.2"a M*
136 Balboa SItreet BP bP .6z L :.,.I., ,r ,:! ,,
rior. New ceramic tile in foyer, living room, and kitchen.,
Single car garage and raised deck with view of the Gulfi!
$269,900


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with single car garage. Lg living, dining, and kitchen combo has full
wall of sliding glass doors that lead to covered deck and lower sun
deck with panoramic Gulf View!! Ceramic tile flooring. Side fenced
yard and additional paved parking at front. This townhome is in excel-
lent condition. Many amenities. Must see this one!! $435,000
817 A. Hwy.
A Beautiful
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$325,000


124 N 2nd Street b I'. D .v.:..:..,, i
lock only steps to Dedicated Beach. On 1.5 lots this
beautiful corner lot has easy access-to the beach and would
be an excellent home site with Gulf Viewl $165,000


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Are you looking for an affordable way to start
your own business This is your opportunityll
Local drive-thru restaurant at Mexico Beachl
Complete inventory of appliances, equipment, and long
term renewable lease on building in great central location
,on IHwy 98. Ready for operation!! Priced to sell at
$25,000.00. Owner Financing availablell


820 Hwy 99,- Currently restaurant and bakery, easy
beach access and good view of the Gulf, many possibilities.
$350,000


POSSIBLE BED & BREAKFAST WITH- ADJACENT OWNER'S COTMAGEM


9108-9114 Hwy. 98 Beacon Hill Lodge n,. ire,-..
Opportunity This 4 unit complex has three 2 BR/1 BA apart-
ments and one 1 BR/1 BA apartment. Great Gulf View from
upper sun de4k. All units remodeled in 1998. Also extra large
garage/work shop for storage and laundry. Parking in rear for
all units. $450,000. 'I .


9118 Hwy. 98 2 BP 1 6 c:.-.:.e. bl:1 bI.acl. co,
stage with Gulf Viewl Partially furnished. '67'x83' lot.
$225,000.

1004 Hwy. 98 CuI '..e. tr.pls c r. corn ..' o0. -zr.'d
,'r,,,.rl C .i-aa.:;al l'orga u .or. 3bR'.'2 64 ap.3rfi.-.i &
? ..-.-, ],. 2 ,5F I ao ph.-le i.-.;i Gus. :,Jiu,',l un,-l,:d a.0
bea ,,r, .ho g C'r2a, i C0 rr ,e- ,l ,3 p p.: r ,,,rr.r OQ .. r ,11
.',,:- $285,000.


NOOD IL HO*OUMOEHOE TA W WL, OCALUSTOA AOT. U OHE.ISIG*!


104 Sundial Court Seashores '. H : i.. ..-. .. ,J
able neighborhood. This spacious home is light and airy and
features nine foot ceilings. Large master bedroom with large
bath and walk in closet. Quality construction throughout and
close to the beach. Don't miss itl $179,900


8226 Hwy 98 St Joe Beach Brick office building
on Hwy 98 with full bath and kitchen. Lg private office and
front entry reception area. Fenced back yard area. Lighted
street sign included. $225,000


104 Sea Pines n b b :..m I .l. -.iah larr.-,
room w/fireplace. Living room, dining room, kitchen, and
bath on first floor. 3 br, 2 bath on second floor, nursery and
sauna onr third floor. Lot of space for growing family.
$227,500


313 Hatley Drive 3 BR.."2 BMA i..gle tam,1, b..:k and
wcod frame hcr.a ,.- e,-.:ellera :cr.d;t;or, ,:,rf a hor 'twalk
to the BauchI 1. jc,'e ,.ed p:.,ch an back hsu ai hs ub, lir.g
.,,.,m s auln. 1c .:.sir.g Igalls, *rle L,,:h kr, k I. .igh.. in
bathroom, single car garage. New roof, new interior paint,
new carpet and vinyl. On 87.5' x 108' lot. $145,000.00


VAN ACAN L & AN -VACA.L A CAN LT& AND


404 Maryland Blvd. Large 100'x145' lot only a short walk to Dedicated Beach area. $84,500 409 N
400 California Dr. 100'xl08' cleared residential lot in nice neighborhood zoned for homes only with easy access to beach, covena
$59,900 413 I
402 Texas Dr. 100'x108' cleared residential lot in nice neighborhood zoned for homes only'with easy access to beach. covena
$59,900 423 F
406 Texas Dr. Irregular shaped lot, completely cleared and filled in residential neighborhood zoned for homes only. covena
$44,900 1001-
102 Hidden Ridge Rd. Palm Ridge S/D 56.1 1'x86.96'x214.27'x182.74' lot. Zoned for homes only. Lot 23-B $49,900 23A. $




MexicoBeach

850-648-5767

1-800-239-4959


N. .15th St. 82'x144' cleared.& filled lot in restricted residential:subdivision surrounded by new homes. Subdivision
nts & architectural controls. $49,900 .'
N. 15th St. 82'x1 44' cleared & filled lot in restricted residential subdivision surrounded by new homes. Subdivision
nts & architectural controls. $49,900
N. 15th St. 82'x144' cleared & filled lot in restricted residential subdivision surrounded by new homes. Subdivision
nts & architectural controls. $49,900
hidden Ridge Rd. Palm Ridge S/D 86.96'xl 26' comer lot at entrance of S/D in second block of St. Joe Beach. Lot
$49,900



4 Barbara G.

I Harmon

Broker/Owner


Tory Lynn Baxley and Walker Raymond Christie


Couple Plans to Wed

Richard and Gail Baxley of Havana wish to announce the engag-
ment of their daughter, Tory Lynn Baxley, to Walker Raymond Christie.
Walker is the son of Charlie and Mary Lee Christie of Lloyd.
A 2000 graduate of North Florida Christian School, the bride-elect
is currently attending Tallahassee Community College and will graduate -
with an AA degree in May. She will begin paramedic training in the fall
semester.
A 2000 graduate of Jefferson County High School, Walker Chnsue
received an AS degree from Southwest Georgia Technical College in
2002. He is currently employed by Tidewater-Equipment Company ,of
Thomasville, Georgia.
Miss Baxley is the granddaughter of Mary Baxley and the late Bob
Baxley of Port St. Joe and Lavinia Hicks Radel of Havana.
A September 20th wedding at Willow Pond Plantation in Monticello
is planned.


homes W


Joe Whitfield-


2310 East 15th Street Panama City, FL 32405
Ot'.ce 850-785-3302 Fax 850-769-6176 Home 850-628-4669


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*. 850-648-1102

,&Toll Free:
-Sellin each Dram- 866-648-1102

brik (Waltc ebsite:
3oi y www.HambrickRealty.com
* 3001Hwy. 98 MexicoBeach, FL 324101
Lisa Hambrick Varona Dianna Routh *
Broker/Owner Sales Associate



SL ... .. -- NOW UNDER.
.... -' ."- ..;:' CONSTRUCTION

11- 8921 Hwy. 98
i l T[ i rl ll l* I iLiiili Bevlacon Hill n
"! | | l A H -Newest Gulf Front Home 200ti
-- -- sq.ft. of living space overlooking
I~ I BA. ithl ceis Iu the Gulf of Mexico. 3 BR/3 1/2
|BA. ith. 9ft. ceilings, 3luminume
"" IIn railings, hardwood flooring,, cus-
*I ii i itorn trim moulding, whirlpool tub, e
-- .-'and breakfast station on the top;
I "f* loor.

Stop by today to see. all of the
specifications and custom work
f. 'I I "tm- *L '"H that will be done.
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* i B 5 38 _e t7 466 Americus Avenue St. Joe Beach ,
3 BR/1 1/2 BA beach side townhome. Low maintc -. x n
S0 2nd. block in St. Joe Beach,150' x150' corner
nance, never been used or lived in, spacious open floor I e n ,i
plan. All Kenmore appliances, ceramic tile, Berber car- s t. n r
pet, formica countertops, and many more features. history








,-. 4 BR/3 BA Beautifi'l home with all the ameni-
h ties. Masonry fireplace, new tile & carpet, new
100 S. 25.thi. St. addition that added a large master bath with *
Soon to be under construction, walk-in closet, sprinkler system, double.carport
NEW BeACH SIDE 4 PLEX w/storage, electric gate w/privacy fence, lots 6
Extra short block to the beach, Only 3 homes cabinett space throughout home, chairrailng,2
between you and the beach. 2 BRi/2.5 BA. apple" trees, double pane tinted windows...too e
a to t pk y omanv extras to list. A MUST SEE!


NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 2181 SR 30, Simmons Bayou Beautiful surroundings
for these new townhomes! Sit on St. Joseph's Bay and watch magnificent sunsets. Situated on9
Sapprox. 4 acres with, Live Oak trees draped in spanish moss, palm trees, gazebo, and dock. Call tor
a list of all the amenities in the townhomes. Stop by-to see the plans and specifications.
Lot 13 W. Creekview Drive Stone Mill Creek Approx 1.2 acres. Nice wooded lot right oa
Stone Mill Creek. 100' on W. Creekview Drive, 512' on West side and 405.98' East side! is I
Seasome & Sycamore Wewahitchika -Nice corner lot in quiet neighborhood close to schools
shopping. Has great potential for summer home.n.
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k 402 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach www.mexicobeachproperties.com

ASSOCIATES: Charlotte Sanford, 850-647-3609 Joan Lovelace, 850-527-2560 Regina Capps, 850-648.4489 Barbara Mannon, 850-647-5004


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J Small Business Development Classes Offered


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Gulf County Community
College, Small Business
Development Center will offer the
following Small Business
Development classes in April and
early May:
Steps To Starting A Small
Business, Thursday, April 10, 1:30-
4:30 p.m., SBDC;
I Steps To Starting A Small
Busines- Thursday, May 1, 8:30-
11:30 a.m., SBDC;
Accounting & Taxes, Thursday,
May 1,.6:00-9:00 p.m. PC/SUE242;


Business Plan Development,
Wednesday, April 9 & 23, 9:00 a.m.-
12:00 p.m. GFC/A101;
Business Plan Development,
Tuesday, April 15 & 29, 1:30-4:30
p.m., SBDC;
SBD Loan Packaging Seminar,
Thursday, April 24, 8:30 11:30
a.m., SBDC;
IRS Small Business Taxes,
Thursday, April 3, 1:00-4:00 p.m.,
PC/SUE242;
Payroll/Employment Taxes,'
Thursday, April 24, 1:00-4:00 p.m.,


Dixie Theatre Presents

Readings by Two Authors


Helping Hands Donation
Shown in the photo above is Kay Eubanks, representing Coldwell Banker
Forgotten Coast Realty, presenting a donation to Jerry Stokoe, Executive
'Director of the Gulf County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. Ms. Eubanks orig-
inated the idea of starting a Helping Hands Fund along with her associates
and community volunteers. A portion of Coldwell Banker Forgotten Coast
Realty sales will be donated to the Helping Hands Fund. The Senior Citizens
are thrilled to receive this badly needed help.
The Helping Hands Fund will be used to help senior citizens in Mexico
Beach and Gulf County. The assistance will include meals on wheels, emer-
gency help with utility bills, medications, transportation, food bank purchas-
es and other emergency needs. Watch The Star for details about Helping
Hands activities.

Helping Hands
Fund Raising
Event April 5
Donate Used Items for Yard
Sale to Benefit Needy Elderly .
The Gulf County Senior. '
tr2itizens and the. Helping Hands
Volunteers will hold a major fund 8 5 0 2 2 7.
Raising event on Saturday, April 5,
from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the wO O p sa l
lot on the corner of Reid Avenue S0 .1.
and Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd. (Hwy. WVww.capesanbi
71). ...


There will be a giant yard sale,
'a bake sale and a fish fry. Benny
Roberts and his crew have volun-
,teered to fry mullet. The communi-
ty is asked to donate items for the
yard sale. Items may be dropped off
,during theweek, of April,, 1 at the
,Senior Citizens Center on Library
.Drive.


Sunday afternoon, March 30,
at 3:00 p.m. audiences will enjoy a
double header of prose and poetry
at the Dixie Theatre. '
"Under the Influence of
Paradise: Voices of Key West" will
be read by the author, Donna
Decker.

Helping Hands Taco
Salad Sale Friday
The Helping Hands group of
volunteers and the Gulf County
Senior Citizens staff will be selling
those delicious taco salads on
Friday, March 28 at the Senior
Citizens Center in Port St. Joe from
1 1:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The price.is
$3.50 each and, the meal includes
taco-salad, chips, tea and cake.
Call in orders to 229-8466 or
648-1010. Delivery to businesses is'
available, or the lunches may be
picked up at the Center.
All proceeds will be used to'
help pay for meals on wheels and.
the emergency needs of the elderly .
in Mexico Beach and Gulf County.


In "Under the Influence" a con-
gregation of imagined Key West
characters from pirates and d
Houseboat Row dweller to Cuban
refugees and a Queens cement
pourer, gives us an inside view of
what'it is really like to live under
the influence of this -compelling
island paradise.
Mary Jane Ryals is the author
of "A Messy Job I Never Did See A
Girl Do," a collection of sharp and
funny stories reminiscent of the
best of Tillie Olsen, Flannery
O'Connor and Eudora Welty. Not
only are the stories permeated with
the swamps, alligators and opos-
sums of Panhandle Florida-
they're filled with the area's soul.
Ryals will read from her novel-'
in-progress "How Cookie and Me
Got Home."
Both authors will be available
'to sign copies of their books after
the readings.
Admission is by a suggested
donation of $5.00 at the door. Open
Seating. No Reservations
Necessary.
For more information call the
Box Office at 850 653 3200.


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PC/SUE242.
Scholarships are available for
eligible veterans who qualify under
a cooperative agreement with U.S.
Small Business Administration,
University of West Florida, and Gulf
Coast Community College.
Reservations may be made by con-
tacting Gulf Coast Community
College, Lifelong Learning
Department, 5230 U.S, Hwy 98,
Panama City, FL 32401. For more


information call GCCC Lifelong
Learning at 872-3823 or check the
website at http://www.northflorid-
abiz.com
GCCC SBDC is a member of the
Florida Small Business
Development Center network. It
offers free counseling and assis-
tance to prospective and existing
small business owners in Bay, Gulf,
Jackson, Washington, Holmes and
Calhoun Counties.


Congratulations

CRYSTAL SANDS REALTY!!!!

At Crystal Sands Realty we give the glory to
God for all the blessings 2002 has brought!
We are a small company who has persevered in spite of all
the obstacles and competition in the Real Estate Industry
in our area. Our staff, though small, is comprised of indi-
viduals who have the higher education and training to be
knowledgeable in all phases of Real Estate. You will also
find that personal touch that is best described as
"Southern hospitality". In our office you will always find that
down home atmosphere to make you comfortable.
However, we do believe these two essential ingredients
alone do not make a successful company. We attribute our
success to having a Christian based company, and having
a staff humble enough to realize God is in control. This is
the philosophy our company was founded upon, and we
will continue to operate to bring you all your Real Estate
needs.


Janice
Brownell

Million
Dollar
Producer


Mary
Blackburn

Million
Dollar
Producer


Melba
Barbee

Million
Dollar
Producer


Viclde
Davis
Gold Award
$5 $10
Million
Dollar
Producer


Crystal Sands


Realty, Inc.

1602 HIGHWAY 98 MEXICO BEACH
OFFICE: (850) 648-4400 TOLL FREE: 1-888-385-1844
www. crystalsandsrealty. com


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... ,l I Mexico Beach Office St. Joe BayPOffice Capie ,f0 j ,
i 101 South 33rd Street-atHwy. 98, 2010 Hwy. C30 4320CapeS ias Road
Rentals: (850) 648-5449 (850) 227-9600 Sales (850) 2-2160
Sales: (850) 648-5683 Fax (850) 227-2115 (850) 229-8783
^ Fax: (850) 648-4247-. Toll Free: (800) 451-2349W ree:F (800) 600-1298
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..... e, d... ..- ad .. e.. I .. ed p. -.. MLS#94081- 5189,900 -712 Woodward Avenue- Th.. *:oz,"' 6 1 .' BF I B B hd, to .+uue ouh a beau.tul ;unt
Q 391 BAYBERRY DRIVE DALKEITH Beautiful G F Ra nch Beautiful home is situated on two lots. Recently remodeled, vinyl view-over the gulf from master br deck. Convenient marina
Gulf Fnt Ranch Beautiful Peaceful gulf front siding, new windows, spacious living. Centrally locat- and boat launch across the street. This is a great investment
country estate on 10 acres. 3BR/2BA home, large .setting. Great westward view of the gulf with open deck ed near the downtown area. Call today for with good rental income. Call Carol Bell @
Country kitchen w/island, family room w/fireplace and screened porch. Boardwalk to beach.plus deeded appointment. MLS#95554 $97,500 800.451.2349 or 850.227.4252 MLS#93888
1 Hardwood floors throughout, many custom features. 2 1111 bay access. Completely furnished and ready for rental .
car garage barn, posture. $239000 ncome or personal enjoyment. Your sunsets re wait- 11 '






Mng^^ M^LS#95126. '-65,00'0 =' '
BePort St. Jf o ho me a ovrlo the beach.4Watc h ,Port St Joe 4BR3BA Enioy the beautiful'sunsets77
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oward Creek 172 N. Squirrel Ave 2 BR/2 the dolphins swim by from yourdeck. Wal Port St. Joe BR/3 Enoy the beautiful sunsets B th aul ur
BA plus bous room doublewide mobile home sits on a and down the steps directly on the beach. Enclosed 136 S. Oak St. Indian Pass Subdivision over the St. Joe Bay from this lovely home or ust envoy Mexico Beach- 10ulf from ma-D 38th Street New 2BR/2 ina
country estate on 10 acres. 3BR/2BA home, largesetting. Greatlweswredview.ofAt esgulfswitheopenndeck ed near the downtown 'area. Call today for with good rental income. Call Carol Bell @





hih 10'xnr o lot close to the loa ndin, ay ress siding fe aes, Exandllent Rental. $775,000 MLS#94597 Custom built home w/ 6pendesign. All cypress nteri- the nature from the courtyard. This home is very open 800.451A. Fully furnished townhouse, close to marina & #93888



ard lr alltria a fre in Preston Russ 8 00-1298 or and exterior. Situad on 2 otsFederrental Flood and spacious. $425000. MLS#91852 227- beach. Excent investment property Call atricia
Smation r. S#94248 $72,000. R 2apfor morenfor- Cal o Rs 80i02 8Insurance or personal enjoyme $395,000.00 MLS#93297. 9600. Raap at 850-648-5683 ext. 15 for showing.
atnMLS#949440 Call BRENDA MILLER. Call Mark Schultz .612 27-9600 or 227-2594 MLS#94370 $245,000.




2 acres simBay front/Sim your deck. Walyou Zont the door





Florido beach cottage with spectacular Gul view from opportunity.@ Beautiful trees small pondsteps away Seacliffs' Beach Homes at Cape San BIas 303 Dupont Drive 3 BR/2.5 BA executive style 188 Eastwind Dr. Cape San BIas. Fantastic
front screen porch! Public beach access across Hwy 98 from Presnell's Manna. 128 X 690 3br/2ba, 2200sq Close to State Park. Gated community with pool home situated on an oversized lot is a most desirable Bay View 3BR/2BA, this custom built home is being */1
nea r h ome.CH/A. Also, blewideas 1 BR/1 BA small cottage in ft home w/n the steps handicapped ramp 2200sq ft. Has been a nd great views of beach. location f Port St. Joe. Too many amenities to mention sold furnished. Deeded Bay & Gulf access. "X" floodNew 2BR/2
Srear which rents by month On two 50 lots for 100' of clothing boutique, construction office, real estate office One new 4BR/4 1/2A, over 2200 sq. ft. Call Susie White today for an appointm$425,000. MLS#91ent to zone. $325,000 ms#95079 Please call Markicia
highway frontage. House up on bluff. $479,500. and resdential rental. ML#94534, $755000 wth elevator $399,900 view thishome. 850-2279600 r 960.800451 Schultz f appointment 850-227-9600 for showing.
mls#92934 Ask for Ellen Call Kim Harrison 227-3745 One resale, 3BR/3 1/2 BA. $329,900. 2349. MLS#93470 $299,900.00. or 850-227-2594
Srear whichrents b y mo nth. Onto5'and residential rental. MLS#94534, $755,000. with elevator. $399,900, view this home. 850-2V-9600 ar 800-451- Schultz $325,0 00n a ppoint t 850 -2 ee cl M


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Page 4B The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. March 27. 2003


Opportunity Florida Adopts Legislative Agenda


" Opportunity Florida has
announced the adoption of their
2003 Legislative Agenda. The agen-
da focuses on legislative issues
directly affecting the eight rural
counties served by Opportunity
Florida. Members of the organiza-
tion plan to visit legislators during
the upcoming session to discuss
these issues ,and their importance
to this area.
The agenda focuses on tort
reform as it pertains to Worker's




AZALEAS
BOG04/NVIUEAS
JTrees, Trellis & Baskets)
COLD HARDY CITRUS!
FRUIT TREES!
Blue Berries, Grapes, Figs, Pomegranates,
Pecan, Loquat & Apple Jap Persimmon
LANDSCAPE SCRUBS & TREES


Compensation and rising health
care costs. It will also call attention
to the reductions in Department of
Agriculture concerning aquacul-
ture and the inability pf the state to
certify oysters and other shellfish.
The FDA will not allow any uncerti-
fied oysters to be shipped out of the


state. The agenda will also concen-
trate on making sure the state con-
tinues to support incentive pro-
grams, such as the Rural Revolving
Loan Program, already in place.
Opportunity Florida will also con-
centrate its efforts to ensure that
economic programs such as the


Covenant Hospice Seeking Volunteers


Covenant Hospice is seeking
new volunteers interested in mak-
ing a difference in their communi-
ty. They will hold a free 4-session
Volunteer Training and "Faith in
Action" Workshop on Tuesday,
April 1, Thursday, April 3,
Tuesday, April 8 and Thursday,
April 10, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00
p.m. at the Covenant Hospice
Office, located at 107 West 19th
Street in Panama City.
Included, in this training will be
information on the new "Faith In
,Action" grant funded program,
which extends the partnership


between Covenant Hospice and
local churches and agencies to pro-
vide services to frail elderly, dis-
abled, homebound, Alzheimer's
and dementia patients, and AIDS
patients in the Panama City com-
munity.
The workshop is open to all
community members interested in
becoming a Covenant Hospice vol-
unteer.
To register for the workshop, or
for more information about
Covenant Hospice volunteer oppor-
tunities, contact Laura Knetzer at
850-785-3040.


YOU WON'T FIND


Rural Infrastructure Fund and the
Regional Rural Development Grant
continue to remain under the
Governor's Office of Tourism,
Trade and Economic Development
(OTTED). OTTED has been in
charge of these .programs and
understands their importance to
the rural counties.
Opportunity Florida is an eco-
nomic development organization
made up of eight Northwest Florida
counties: Calhoun, Franklin,
Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson,
Liberty and Washington. The
counties, all designated as Rural
Areas of Critical Economic
Concern, have some unique legis-
lated State tax incentive and
refund programs. Opportunity
Florida's primary mission is job
creation and existing business
support, with business recruitment
activity as well. For more informa-
tion on how Opportunity Florida
can help your business, please
contact them toll-free at 877-467-
7352.


US ON A ROAD MAP. STREET


ADDRESSES ARE FOR VISITORS AND THE POST OFFICE.
WE LIVE AT 30o LATITUDE. IT'S AN ADDRESS OF CON-


TRADICTIONS. HOT SANDS AND


COOL BREEZES.


WHITE BEACHES AND DEEP BLUE WATER. IMMERSED
IN NATURE AND TOUCHED BY TECHNOLOGY.


MLS #95639: 272 Lucia Ave Beacon Hill Estates
- Nice Beach House 3 blocks from dedicated beach.
Home is aprx 1170 sq.ft. with 3 bedrooms and 2 full
baths. There is a large deck on. front of house, a
screened porch off kitchen and front deck. Cathedral
Ceiling in Living Room with high windows across
front of house, Storage room off end of Carport. Lot
is 100X100.


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MLS #93507: Gulf view Cormercial/residential
lot in St. Joe Beach. $225,000.


.MLS #95382: 9130 Tulip Ave Beacon Hill St. Joe
Beach' 4 Lots @ 50X100 each. M/Home 660
sq.ft.,Cottage 341 sq.ft.'L shaped screened porch connects
Cottage to M/Home. Cottage has. 1 bedroom, 1 bath.
M/Home has 1 bedroom, 1 bath. There is a 641 sq.ft
Studio/W6rkshop also on property.


MLS #94842: This 2 bedroom, 2 bathrooms mobile
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Police Beat
March 20, George P. Rutledge,
21, of Lexington, Kentucky was
arrested for possession of marijua-
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phernalia.
March 22, Tad T. Russell, 24,
of Port St."Joe was arrested for
driving whilelicense suspended.
March 23, Tony R. Schruz, 18,
of Grand Island Nebraska was
arrested for fleeing and attempting
to elude law enforcement, reckless
driving and resisting arrest. A Port
St. Joe Police Officer attempted to;
stop Schruz for a traffic infraction
and Schruz attempted to elude offi-
cers at high speeds on Highway 98.
Upon locating the vehicle in Mexico;
Beach, it was found that this vehi-
cle had been reported stolen from
Titusville. Schruz is currently,
being held in the Gulf County Jail
awaiting extradition to Titusville
for. Grand Theft. Mexico Beach
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The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. March 27. 2003 Page 5B


Jumping

by Tim Croft t
T. They were
jfihmping for fun,
tbey. were jumping
for- liearlts.
'-Students at c
Port St. Joe t
EI'erhentary kicked
off Spring Break '
last: Friday while
wrapping up a
fund-raising effort -
that brought in i
$4,000-$5,000 lor
heart research and
health programs. |!
The "Jump
Rope for Heart"


campaign, .in its
second year at the
elementary school.
culminated last
Friday in a niass
jumping party. as
students in the sec-
ohd through fifth
grades, took to the
gymnasium Iloor
for'a little jump-in.
"The kids have
done a great job."
S' said teacher Chuck
Gannon, who along
with Jewell Hooper
spearheaded the
fund-raising dmne.
"We try. to sit dori
with them and talk
to them about who
they are helping.,
"We talk to


Rope for Fun & Heart Research


:hem how fortunate they are. They


take it to heart."
No pun intended, there.
Raven Harris, a fifth-grader, is
one such student. Six years ago
she lost her grandfather to the
complications from a heart attack.
The "Jump Rope for Heart"
campaign became something of a
mission for the 10-year-old, who
turned out to be the school's top
fund-raiser, bringing in $220. '
"I jumped for (my grandfa-
ther)," Harris said. "He had a heart
attack and passed away.
"Hopefully, the money will help
other people who have heart
attacks. Hopefully it will help save
lives."
The."Jump Rope for Heart" is a
national campaign and one of the
signature fund-raising efforts the
American Heart Association aims


Two girls Cassie Tullis, 9, and Megan Gannon, 10,
show what teamwork is all about as they "Jump Rope
for Hearts" last week at Port St. Joe Elementary..


Crystal Sands


Realty, Inc.


1602 HIGHWAY 98 MEXICO BEACH


OFFICE: (850) 648-4400
TOLL FREE: 1-888-385-1844
FAX: (850) 648-4555

www.crystalsandsrealty.comrn

o to < BROKER -JANICE F. BROWNELL
SALES ASSOCIATES N'Miba Barbee -., Mary Blackburn
SR.D. Davis Vickie Davis


104 N. 29th St. Mexico Beach -
:Old florida style cottage with Gulf view.
Comes completely furnished and;ready for
i rental or second :home. $249,000.00
WATRFON


807 Maryland Ave. Mexico Beach
- Very well, -air.loir.0.d .i.rgle wide with
huge florida room. Deta.:hed garage or
work shed. Nice' back 'deck. Partially
furnished. $110,000.00


122 Bryant Landing Rd.
Wewahitchka Nice 2 BR/1 BA home
with berber carpet, just peen painted and
new insulation in w.lls and ceiling. Just
about a mile from the Chipola Cut-Off River
with launch. Great home for 1 st time buyers
or can be used as a fisherman's' paradise.
Has to be seen to appreciate. Partially
furnished. $64,000.00


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1913 Cypress Ave. PF'or St J:,e -3
MR/1 BA stucco home in need of TLC. In
good area of town. This is an afford-
able home and won't last long at
$89,900.00


zO rPine TS. ar. .oe ouean -
75x150 building lot. Corner lot high and
dry in 2nd block from beach.
$79,900.00


401 La Siesta Mexico Beach -
Affordable corner lot surrounded by new
Florida homes. Make an offer.
$45,000.00


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9135 Cockles Beacon Hill Th,0 r,
gle wide mobile home has 2 BR/2 BA, large
screened porch, deck with sink to clean fish.
just short walk to. beach. $99,500.00
MAKE AN OFFER!


217 Megallan St. St. Joe Beach -
1.5 blocks from Gulf of Mexico! Fixer upper
beach cottage with room for expansion.
$119,000.00 Also adjoining
75x150 high and dry lot.
$$75,900.00


0U3 3ra dt. rPun o iS. Joe 3 K/ IDA
home that has a great lay out. This proper-
ty is also zoned for commercial. It has 2 lots
100x170. Has to be seen. Great place for
a business. $169,900.00


P.O. Box 13123
3016 Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
www. MexicoBeach Vacations. comn
e-mail: sales@mexicobeachvacations cornm


at young children.
According to the AHA, the drive
has a two-fold mission, "to teach
children to participate in physical
activity while showing them they
can contribute to their communi-
ty's welfare." .
It particularly targets students
in lower grades.
"This is a time when children
can establish the foundation ,for
movement skills," according to the
AHA. "It's also a crucial time in
which positive learning experiences
can help establish a positive atti-
tude and appreciation for partici-
pating in regular, daily physical
activity for life."
"Jump Rope for Heart" is held
each yearin thousands of schools,
across the 'country, sponsored by
the AHA and the American Alliance


for Health, Physical Education,
Recreation and Dance.
The money raised, which totals
in the hundreds of thousands each
year, goes for medical research and
programs that help prevent heart
disease and stroke.
Gannon rioted that unlike
many similarly-styled fund-raising
drives, "Jump Rope for Heart" actu-
ally discourages kids from going.
door-to-door to raise funds,
Hitting up family and friends or
charitable-minded folks in the
community is the preferred method
for piling up the dollars.
"This one, you go, within your
family or circle of friends," Gannon
saJd You don't make the door-to-
door I(solicdationsl." ,
The climax of the drive is a'
chance to spend 45-60 minutes inr


of

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design & plan home Old Florida design
required by WindMtAark architectural
committee Construction is underway'
Home has 3 BR/3 BA with large rooms.
10' ceilings screened & open porches
metal roof and all amenities Plans and
complete information in office. Corner
Tall Pine Lane & Signal Laone,
WindMark Beach. $849,000.00.


117 N. 38TH STREET CANAL FRONT r.'c 3 ER '
BA brick home on the canal, Seller hao prrrm.... a.d
will install dock. Recently refurbished, parid r,. '.de
and out/,has terrazzo floors, living .:c., !.: ,,-'l
room, laundry/storage, carport and lao.d..:uprd'
$325,000.00.


IMMACULATE BEACHSIDE TOWNHOUSE Il 1 D
38TH STREET 1. BR/1.5 BA with sleeping alcove
kitchen & baths have lots of tile. Very beachy and
has been very well-maintained. Only steps away to
the Gulf. $157,900.00.


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105 OCEAN RIDGE LANE GULF AIRE SUBD.
Iea..htul ,,... hn:.,,, .[1 :.-...i d G,.ulf t..re 5,ubd 3
SBk 2 BA, living room wih replace, ding room,
eat in kitchen, pool, garage with 18'x24'. unfinished
room. H,: rr. L-.' app.i:, 2200 HSC .q ft. with bonus
Room. Many nice amenities. $259,000.00. .


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314 ROBIN LANE MEXICO BEACH Comfortable 3
BR/2 BA home in restricted subdivision. Large great
room open to kitchen, screened pc.':!i.' .p:
appliances except waslier & dryer. S 152 900.00.
LARGE LOT! .


2502 NORTH HWY. 98 Great location on the cor-
103 5 3151 STREET MEXICO BEACH I-. h .dk ner of Hwy. 98 & 25th with a wonderful gulf view.
Single Family Home! 3 BR/2 BA furnished and Property is zoned to giving it many possibilities for
equipped. Has screened porch for enjoying the gulf development. Brick home has 3 BR with nice new
breezes, carport, recently upgraded and is a great upgrades, ceramic tile & counter tops, garage &
rental. MUST SEEI $349,000.00. storage building. $275,000.00


9255 STARFISH DRIVE BEACON HILL Nice 2 BR
mobile home in like new condition. Split bedroom
plan, furnished & equipped except for dining set,
washer & dryer, & personal items. Decks on both
sides. $85,500.00.


TRADEWINDS HWY. 98 AND SOUTH 31ST STREET
- MEXICO BEACH Luxury townhouses with gulf view.
3 BR/3 1/2 BA, with approx. 1700 sq. ft. plus
garage and balcony, most appliances, metal roof,
sprinkler system, landscaping and more. Inside units
$289,000.00. Unit B Available


4457 HWY 98 ST JOSEPH SHORES -vc.,,derlul
,C.ulF" P .' *H..mrie .-.r.,',lare Ilti in ".'..l.d a^ 6eah
.:,.-.6z.3 %,6.B i ,, ,ln 3 t.i- el, C. ,,...I : :.:,l la.gi
i.E: .:i..d 3 beach, TI,:' .; 3 1 To.
E. .ag-le'5 S 1.200,000.00.



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210 GULF AIRE DRIVE "rra.:n.e 3 BR.'2 B4 I,:,re
i,., ppr.: -q h' 1 h pilu d,.-k: large :.,': er.ed
p:,rch A.., ,,r.dirtul Gull ,i /. catihEd,'al .:E.lnq's &
garag'e w'alk *r, clo:e' ,n mo.re, bed:-r ,m replace
:o.rpei .*in;r bird: and la-.ds.:apid Bu,,i ,n 199j
and i,. -'11l ,Ta,,itorid andc- .cIl, pained ,r:;,de
orand ul H.: pr..Q, ..-.3ch .r.d po:l. erir. courf:


the gym jumping rope: solo aind
tandem. '
Since it was established in
1978, "Jump. Rope for Heart" has
raised more than $327 million for
cardiovascular research and edu-
cation programs, according to the
AHA.
Last year, the kids at Port St.
'Joe Elementary raised about
$2,000-$2,500 an amount rough-
ly doubled this year.
The bedrock of the program! is
found in statistics on heart disease,
the nation's No. 1 killer, and
stroke, the No. 3 killer and a lead-
ing cause of disability.
Each year. rouph.lv 950.000
Amencans die from heart diseases
or stroke, nearly 41 percent of all,
.deaths.
Combining physical activity
with raising dollars, according to
'the AHA, is aimed at u.rdersconng
(See Jumping for Hearts)


Cathey Parker Hobbs

REALTOR/BROKER S
Realtor Association Gold Award 2002
Charity Alise Kemp

Sales Agent


NICE RESIDENTIAL LOT IN QUIET RESTRICTED
NEIGHBORHOOD. d...- to the beach.
aoil ui.1.I.i: ao..bbl 12A Pine Street, Mexico
Beach ILol 17 BIk 5 Unit 11, '75'xlOO')
584,900.00
COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES!,. 3 acres on 15th
street, Mexico Beach. Approx 100' on 15th Street
and 1312'deep. $295,000.00.
NICE LOT SHORT DISTANCE TO THE BEACH. Has
already, b.-r. rlld 9ro.: planted & includes shed.
247 Willow Sireet. St. Joe Beach S55.000.00.
OVERSTREET 1L'i a3c.- :, 38c.5 c.,-, r.gh
blt:r.- F lco'.r-. 2.':: .. P,ad S18,500.00
212 GULF AIRE DRIVE L,:I .. Fhae Iill
-if., 51', i? $88.00000 m i '
104 CRISTEN'S CURVE "-L..ae p

parl of gulf Aire Subdivision H.: 'ult ",ri
^".,.e ',a,', or,,:l c.r :'.-i.:. :ip, I.:,r :Lp r.jivc
buildings are allowed. $45,000.
GENERAL COMMERCIAL MEXICO BEACH 15TH
STREET 1.5 acres, 113' wide x 750' deep.
$400,000. '
RED BULL ISLAND- Lot 6, BIk. G, 171' x i00
$10,000.00, REDUCED $8,000.00.

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GULF FRONT CONDO CARMEL VILLA n4 109 S 28TH
SIREET. MEXICO BEACH Girai ; BP '2 E ,,i' cc..T.ple
kom covered deck. Good rental history. No condo fees!
S275.000.00.


414 NAUTILUS DRIVE ,SEA SHORES SUBD. -
Beautiful 3 BR/2 BA home in like excellent condition.
Has fireplace, split bedroom plan,'large master bath,
..i f.r-. h.. '. ddnd Fc 02 Nt :e .-'al
r:.'.,T, dr,,g : rr, ,.:ht,J r 5 2 ca,' go0 age
S17, 900 00.


CONSTRUCTION HWY. 98 & CORNER 26TH STREET -
BEACH SIDE MEXICO BEACH Luxury four level town-
homes overlooking the gulf. 3 BR/3 1/2 BA with
approx 2300 sq. ft. heated & cooled living .3re.s pl:
decks, screened porch, underneath parking, ::.-age
private entry. Beautiful amenities & upgrades. Ask to.
see an impressive list & plans. $325,000.00.24jfl
available. '


8880 LIGHTHOUSE AVE BEACON HILL BEAUTIFUL
GULF VIEW Almost newv 3 BR/2 BA home plus bonus
room or possibly 4BR with bath, landscaped yard,
screened porch with deck, garage, short walk to the
beach. REALTOR/OWNER $234,900









I11-C S. 41ST STREET "SHORE THING" BEACH
SIDE TOWNHOUSE Nice 1 BR/1 BA with gulf View.
Furnished and equipped. Well maintained.
$129,900.00.

STREET MEXICO
BEACH Beacbside
Townhouse in .great
location to Beach
S" H and fishing pier. 2
BR/1 1/2 BA, gar-
-1 'J I. ....den tub in upstairs
% bath., sunken den,
dining room, kitchen, deck & balcony. Furnished &
equipped. $200,000.00. REDUCED $190,000.00.


HIGH BLUFF LOCATION OVER LOOKING THE GULF
3 BR/2 BA, Florida home with many possibilities.
Approx. 1800 sq. ft. plus porches, carport & storage,
has large great room with fireplace, stucco construc-
tion, back privacy fence, landscaping needs TLC to
be beautiful. Lot 150'x75'. 14 Hwy. 98, Mexico
,peach. $450,000.00.



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


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Jumping for Hearts (From Page 5B)


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that only one in 10 Americans par-
ticipates in 30 minutes or more of
vigorous activity each day.
The numbers as they pertain
to children are even more striking.
Up to one-third of all children
are considered obese; four million
have above-average blood pres-
sure; 27 million have high choles-
terol; and nine million are exposed
to second-hand smoke every day in
the home.
Roughly 3,000 young people
take up smoking each year.
The numbers, though, tend to
be elusive concepts for many ele-
mentary students, who tend to
consider far more embraceable rea-
sons for jumping like human pogo
sticks around the school gym.
"If you were sick and in the
hospital, you'd want somebody to
help you," said Mariah Johnson,
11, who raised $119.
From the mouths of babes, a
reflection of a community as a


whole and an- .echo of one of the
central themes of "Jump Rope for
Heart."
Helping the heart of the com-
munity while building heart mus-,


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Gulf front home on Cape San Bias -
Beautiful sunset views from this 3 BR/ 2 BA.
This home has Federal flood insurance!
Furnished and ready for you to move in! A
must see at $625,000.00 .
MLS#94816.Call Dee Mitchell at
227-2160 or 800-600-1298.





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2804 Garrison Avenue, PSJ 1975
home completely remodeled to 2002 home'.
3br/1.5ba inside, 1.5ba in 20x26 add
on(unfinished) ,could be apartment or
garage. House has new flooring, new dry-
wall, new AC, new ceiling, new kitchen, new
doors, new sewer and water lines.'
mls#94527 $149,900 Call Brenda
Miller


9155 & 9197 Tulip Ave. Beacon
Hill I- Nice 2 BR/2 BA mobile home on
lot and a half each. Only 5 blks from the
beach. $165,000 each. Call Lisa
Guilford for more information.?


Beacn Lottage wim ,Great views.
Great second tier location on Cape San Bias.
FEMA zone X. Only one gulf front house and
one open lot between you and the beach. 2
BR/1 BA single family home. Screened
porch and open sun deck. Easy access to
beach. MLS#95428. Only $289,900




1905 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe -
3BR/2BA Brick home with screened in porch over-
looking pool. Nice large yard -165'x 80'. Centrally


located near, schools, church, gym, and not'tar to
downtown. Call Carol Bell at 800-451-2349
S, or 850-227-4252 $159,900 mis#94667




8R7 Countr ClubI Rnnr Pnrt t -


Joe 4BR/3.5BA home that sits on 9th hole
of St. Joe Country Club. Built for entertain-
ing with a magnificent panoramic view of
golf course. Downstairs renovated in 95'
with carpet; file, tubs, vanities, and kit.
appliances: mls#94223 For more info,
call Carol Bell @800.451.2349


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
SCommercial Property Woodward
Avenue/Hwy. 71 $234,788 MLS#92076
* Garrison Plantation A nice lot in the newest
subdivision to build your dream home. $44,900
MLS#93213
* Generous sized lots for sale in a well
established neighborhood where new homes bre
also being constructed. Very reasonably
priced at $24,900. Ride by today and
pick out your lot. Call Carol Bell at 850-
227-4252.
,Pfn enue.
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
w;mSy COIIfTA'f00

WEWAHITCHKA
Acreage 25 acres and up. Prices range
from $75,000-$132,600.


40 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach. UNOB-
STRUCTED GULF VIEW! 3 BR/2 BA home
totally renovated in 2001, replumbed, rewired,
new appliances, windows, front porch
enclosed, heated & cooled. Many other
improvements. Just move in and enjoy the
view! $575,000 MLS#95491


* HOWARD CREEK Louise Ave. 2 lots, 300ft.
rood 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
* 4.7 acres on Sunshine Road priced to

* Buddy Floore Rd. Wooded Parcel 8.14
acres, MLS #91915, $39,000, call
Patricia Raap at 648-5683 '
CAPE SAN BLAS
* Bayview-Treasure Bay Lot #7.
MLS#95509 $69,900
* 204' on Cape San Bias Road, Bay View
n tkqrolL C r 21,
* 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.


Pprt St. Joe 1101 Garrison
Avenue 4BR/2BA very nice older
home that sits on a 127'x101' corner lot.
$139,900. MLS#94942. Call Mark
Schultz.


cle. here have. always been willing to
"Anyway we can help people help anyway they can."
out, they have done a great job,". And can extending a hand be
Garinon said. "That's like the. peo- more enjoyable than jumping
pie in this community. The people rope?


Correctional Officer Course

Will Begin May 5 at GCCC


The Criminal Justice Training
Academy of Gulf Coast Community
College will conduct a full-time
Correctional Officer Basic
Standards course rit the North Bay
Center in Southport beginning on
Monday, May 5. The course will
meet five days a week, eight hours


Check out The Star's website
www.starfl.com


a day, through mid-August.
Correctional Officer Basic
Standards is required in order to bei
eligible for the Florida Certification
Examination 'for CCorrectional
Officers.
Advance application is required
for this course. For additional infor-
kmation, contact Lorne Brooks or
Jackie Vaughn at the, North Bay
Center at (850) 747-3233, .Monday
through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. CST.


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Kidfest"

2003
Early Education and Care, Inc.
is preparing to bring the Tenth'
Annual Kidfest to Northwest' -
Florida. The event is scheduled f6or-
Saturday, April 12 from 10:00 am
until 5:00 p.m CT on the grougds-
of Gulf Coast Community College
in Panama City. ,,
Festival attendees will mret';
Cat-in-the-Hat,. have their faces.,
painted, jump in the moonwalks,
and much more. More than 120
activities, including stage perform-
ers, storytellers, and walk-around'
characters, will keep the young
and yqung-at-heart busy all day.
Kidfest is a major community
event that strengthens family suc-
cess while supporting vital chil-
dren's programs 'and services
through Early Education and
Care, Inc. (EEC). These children s
programs make it possible for ai-
/ ents to move from welfare to work.
provide information about issues
affecting' children, enhance the
professional development of early'
childhood educators, and pay for'
direct services for children arid
families. As a private, not-for-pi-of '
it corporation, EEC counts on the
community to help them fulfill
their mission. Kidfest is a wonder--
ful celebration that provides a day
of fun and magic for the child in
everyone. .
Proceeds from the minimum
$1.00 donation are tised to further
enhance established EEC pro-
grams to benefit over 8,000 youfigi
children while strengthening fanil-
ly self-sufficiency. For Information
call (800)788-8316.

Meetings

Announced.
The County United
Community Development will meet
,on Monday, March ,31,1 at 7:00
p.m., at the WIG Building, located
on Avenue D and Peters St. The
Public is. invited to attend,
Immediately following the Gulf:
County United Community
Development meeting, the local
NAACP branch will meet.


The next mandatory training
sponsored by the NAACP branch,
will be Jhelin F on Marchr,.2-29. The Nassa,
County NAACP branch will serve
as the host branch. The local
NAACP branch welcomes the pub-
lic to attend and participate in its
community programs and .sched-
uled activities. If anyone is inter-
ested in attending the training,
please contact the Gulf County.
NAACP branch at 229-8515.


*CL FRYORFREPRPRT.ALEAHLSII


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. $648,0000
mls#94565. Call Kin Harrison 8506
227-3745


Mexico Beach 502 Hwy 98 2BR/1BA
'Old Florida' cottage with'dedicated gulf view! Lot
is 50x150. This cottage has plenty of character
and charm. Enjoy the sunset overlooking the Gulf
of Mexico. $350,000 MLS#91023. Call
Susie White @227-9600.


INDIAN LAGOON & INDIAN
PASS
* 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'.
MILS#93995, $450,000. Call Mark
Schultz.
* Indian Lagoon MLS#2599,.Hwy C-30,
$99,900..
BEACHES
* Gulfaire IV 11 cean Ride Lane
M W NTRACT
* 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 prices
$100,000. MLS#93072
* St. Joe Beach 180' on Hwy 98x440' on
C2uER 2CTppor-
unty tor commerce oran resential
$975,000. MLS#94465 Call Ellen
Allemore.


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S"SUNRISE/SUNSET SAYS IT ALL r -_
views of the Gulf Of Mexico and the St.
Joe Bay from this 3 BR/ 2.5 BA Gulf Front
Unit on Cape San Bias. Offered fully fur-
nished this spacious end unit features
both open and screened decks, under unit
parking, outdoor shower, and much
more! A BARGAIN @ $199,500.


a* GULF FRONT IN BARRIER DUNES
Fantastic Views from this 3 BR/3.5 BA
1800+ sq. ft. unit in Barrier Dunes. Great
rental completely furnished! $449,900.


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views, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, spacious
decks, snappy decor and much more!
OFFERED FULLY FURNISHED I @
$289,500. AND 1 @$295,500.



Green Hills Gulf View @ $159,900
South Beach Lot #4 @ $153,900
Moonrise Drive on Cape San Bias $165,000
Cape San Bias Gulf View $129,900
Water's Edge Interior @ $99,900
Water's Edge Gulf View @ $129,900
100' on Indian Lagoon @ $125,000
Indian Lagoon Waterfront, 1 acre +-, $295,000
104' x 208' bordering State Park @ $85,000
Gulf View on Cape San Bias 102' x 106',
$124,900
Interior on Cape San Bias, Commercial,
$104,900
Cope San Bias 2nd Tier, $144,900.
Gulf Front on Cape San Bias, 51'x312',
$399,000.


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Mobile: 850-227-4383
After Hours: 229-2749
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After Hours
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you will need is your beach chair and blan-
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The Star, Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. March 27, 2003 Page 7B


March 30
This spring thousands of
Florida residents will head to their
yards, armed with shovels,
unknowingly placing their safety
at .risk by digging where it's not
safe to dig. As part of its "Call
before you dig" educational cam-
paign, Sunshine State One-Call of
Florida, Inc. (SSOCOF) will target
these weekend yard warriors
March 30-April 5, which was offi-
cially proclaimed Dig Safely Week
by Gov. Jeb Bush.
In Florida it's the law for
homeowners to call (800)-432-
4770 two full business days before
digging in any easement, right of
way or permitted use area; con-
tractors are required to call in
every job that involves digging or
disturbing the earth's surface. The
purpose of tlh call is to have .


- April 5
buried utility lines located and
marked with color-coded paint,
flags or stakes. Typical home
improvement projects that may
require a call range from installing
fence or sprinkler system to plant-
ing trees or shrubs.
The damages for digging blind-
ly for these home improvement
projects can range from something
as minor as a broken cable TV line
to serious injury or loss of life from
a cut electrical or gas line. And if a
major communications line is cut,
911 service may not be available to
those who need it and police offi-
cers or other emergency respon-
ders may not be able to get the
information they need to keep
themselves and the general public
safe.
"Call before you. dig" is just the


Dig Safel:
first step in a four-step process
aimed at preventing serious injury
to excavators and damage to
buried utility lines. After calling,
utility companies have two full
business days to locate and mark
the approximate location of buried
utility lines. Excavators must then
protect the marks so they are visi-
ble until the project is complete.
Failing to call two full busi-
ness days before digging is pun-
ishable by a minimum fine of $250
and the job site being shut down.
With expanded provisions in the
Underground Facility Damage
Prevention and Safety Aet;
Chapter 556, the chances of being
caught and fined are greater than
ever as police and code enforce-
ment officers can write citations'
for this offense.


"Blame It on the Movies" at GCCC


The Visual and Performing Arts
Division of Gulf Coast Community
College will present "Blame It on'
the. Movies" on Friday and
Saturday, April 4 and 5, and Friday
and Saturday, April 11 and 12 at
7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, April 6
and Sunday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m.
in .the Amelia Center Theatre on
campus .
The original musical, which
opened off Brqadway in 1989 with
music and lyrics by Billy Barnes,
showcased the work of various
other lyricists and composers of
music for the ,movies.
GCCC's production is a salute
to famous songs and themes from
the world's favorite films. A section
of the first act is dedicated to the
love songs Twentieth Century Fox
made famous, such as April Love,

Nursing Homes


Laura and Love is a Many
Splendored Thing, among others.
The following songs are scheduled
to be performed as well: The Color
Purple, The Wizard of Oz, Footloose
and movie music from the 40s,
such as I've Got a Gal in
Kalamazoo, As Time Goes By and
The Fleet's In, Road to Morocco and
numerous others. The second act


features more contemporary songs
such as The Way We Were, Can You
Read My Mind?, The Way You Look
Tonight and All the Way.

Admission at the door is $10
for adults and $5 for individuals
under 18. GCCC students, faculty
and staff are admitted free. For
more information call 872-3886.


Pink Ladies Are Looking for

Additional Hospital Volunteers


There is a small group of ladies
in Port, St. Joe and the surrounding
area who volunteer their time at the
Gulf Pines Hospital. These women
are known as the Pink Ladies
Auxiliary. They work at a small

Support Quality


Improvement Care Programs


More than 70 nursing homes
in'Florida have signed onto a new
federal program to improve care for
their residents. They are respond-
ing to the new "Nursing Home
Quality Initiative," aimed 'at
improving the quality of nursing
home care.
if'-!The-r, program, 'which was
affnounced last Nbvember, is
administered by the federal
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Services (CMS), and identifies 10
quality measures as significant
indicators of a facility's overall
quality of care.
The program is designed to
improve care by providing data that
allows the public to compare quali-
ty measures between specific nurs-
ing homes. The program also funds
specialized quality improvement
organizations in each state that
help nursing homes use known
"best practices" to address weak-
nesses and improve care. Available
consumer information includes
such topics as the prevalence of
physical restraints: at a nursing
home and the percentage of resi-
dents with pressure sores.
Ten specific quality measures
from nearly 17,000 Medicare and
Medicaid certified nursing homes
in the United States are now avail-
able orn the Web site
,ww-.medicare.gov or via the toll-
frge, help line,, 1-800-MEDICARE
(!-800-633-4227).
Nursing homes pIarticipating in
the' effort wilkl receive free assis-
tarice from l te state's. Medicare
quality improvement -organization
to, -help them identify aieas to
improve the quality of care they


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provide to their residents. In
Florida, those quality measures
targeted for improvement include
the prevalence of pain, pressure
sores, and the use of physical
restraints among nursing home
residents.
"To help us move our state for-
ward as.. a whole in, the area of.,
nursing home quality care, we
must work in partnership with a
group of nursing homes with whom
we can coordinate intensive
efforts," said Linda Wilkes, RN,
Florida Medical Quality Assurance,
Inc. (FMQAI) NHQI Project Lead.
FMQAI is the Medicare quality
improvement organization for
Florida. .
"We are most appreciative of
the facilities that have joined us in
finding ways to improve the quality
of nursing home care in our state,"
Wilkes said. "Clearly,. the level of
positive response we have received
is an indication of the desire of
both government and private
industry to improve nursing home
care in Florida
Florida Health Care
Association President Kelley Rice-
Schild said the nursing homes are
working closely with FMQAI to
maintain higher standards of care
for all nursing 'home patients in
Florida. "FMQAI's role is a vital part
of our overall effort -to improve
quality in all our long term care
facilities," Rice-Schild said.
Wilkes said the state's selected
intensive group will be laying the
foundation for an aggressive effort
to improve'the quality of care avail-
able in all the nursing homes in
Florida.


snack bar that sells an assortment
of snack foods, sodas, and miscel-,
laneous items, plus books,
reusable clothing, etc.
This auxiliary has been *active
for many years. They use. the
money from the sales to help Gulf
Pines Hospital to purchase items
needed for the hospital workers and
patients.
The ladies. meet once a month
to make plans for their next project
and any problems that need to be
solved. At the last meeting, two new
members were accepted as volun-
teers. Anyone with extra time who
would like to meet people and help
th community hospital are encour-
aged to volunteer. The ladies can be
contacted in the main entrance of
the .hospital. The snack bar. is open
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., five
days a week.
The auxiliary will hold a draw-
ing for a rose afghan. Tickets are on
sale for $2.00 each or three for
$5.00. The afghan is on display at
the hospital. All proceeds will go
toward purchases for the hospital.
For information, call 227-2007.

Operation Vaccinate
Florida Update
'Officials from the Florida
Department of Health (DOH)'
reported Saturday that as of
12:00 a.m. EST on March' 22, a
total of 3,149 individuals, com-
prising employees from DOH and
hospitals throughout the state,,
have been vaccinated for small-
pox.
Vaccination is done with a live
virus called "vaccinia" and is;
widely effective in giving immuni-;
ty against smallpox. Vaccinia is:
not smallpox itself and there is no
risk of reintroducing smallpox
this way.' There are, however,
risks associated with vaccination,
affecting approximately 50 people
of every million vaccinated.

If YOU See News Happening...

Call The Star at 227-1278


-Set For--

SENIOR CITIZENS

SiGULF COAST HEARING AID
S1:. CENTER of Panama City will be
offering to anyone 55 and older a
Free hearing test'. If you have been
exposed to loud factory noise, if
people seem to mumble or you ask
people to repeat what they have
said, come see us at:


JAMES W. DAME
Board Certified Hearing Aid Specialist
GULF CO. SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER
120 Library Drive, Port St. Joe
THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2003
9:00 A.M. 12:00 NOON
This is our regular monthly Service Center and we will service anyone's hearing
aid free of charge..We have the lowest battery prices in the area. Come in and
try our service!


y Week
SSOCOF is the communica-
tions link between the owners of
buried utility lines and excavators.
It is a not-for-profit corporation
supported; by its membership-
those companies that own or oper-
ate. underground facilities.
Established in 1993, SSOCOF rep-
resents over 750 member compa-
nies that benefit from their partic-
ipation through a reduction in lost
time, accidents, service interrup-
tions and costly repairs.
Public education is key. to
communicate the important mes-
sage, "Call-before you dig." SSO-
COF offers free safety talks on the
subject. Visit
www.callsunshine.com for more
information.

Website Teaches

Students About
Electrical Safety
Gulf Coast Electric
Cooperative is bringing the world
of electrical safety to its communi-
ty through an innovative program
called Electrical Safety World.
Electrical Safety World is a
computer-based program that
uses information, experiments,
games and activities to teach stu-
dents electrical safety principles
and practices. The website is
geared for a range of interests and
reading levels and can be used by
students throughout elementary
and middle school. Even non-
reading students are able to play
the educational games with adult
assistance.
"Commitment) to Community
is one of the four core values of
Touchstone Energy Cooperatives,
and by offering programs such as
this online educational program,
Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative is
living that commitment," GCEC
Manager of .Marketing and
Member Services Michael White
said.
To access Electrical Safety
World, log on to Gulf Coast
Electric's website at. www.gcec.
com and click on the Just For Kids
link
;. ___________


Lap Robes for VA Hospital
The Ladies Auxiliary of the'John C. Gainous VFW Post #10069 sent
20 lap robes to the VA Hospital in Gainesville. Shown in the photo are
Roger and Mary Remington who quilted 10 lap robes (left) and Arnetta
Henderson (right) who crocheted 10 lap robes. Roger helps Mary by cut-
ting out all the squares and getting them ready for Mary to sew. Joan.
Cottrell, a friend of the VFW from Michigan, delivered the lap robes to the
Gainesville VA Hospital.

Air Force Scholarships Available


Six scholarships will be award-
ed to Air Force Club members or
their eligible family members.
Applicants must be accepted by or
enrolled in an accredited college or
university undergraduate or gradu-
ate program by the fall of 2003.
Information packets with complete


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Irene T. Dundas
Irene T. Dundas, 82, of St.
Clair, Michigan, died Wednesday,
March 19.
She was born June 22, 1920,
in Grenora, North Dakota.
On August 1, 1945 she mar-
ried Lt. W. Robert Dundas.
She enjoyed dancing, reading,
needlework, and staying in touch
with her family and many friends.,
She spent many winters in the
Port St. Joe area with her family.
She is survived by her hus-
band Robert Dundas;. children,
Galle (Robert) Griffore of Lansing,
Michigan, Patricia L. Dundas of
Port Huron, Michigan, Carol
(David) Sanderson of Petosky,
Michigan, Robert (Kimberly)
Dundas of Marysville, Michigan,
Dwight (Laurie) Dundas of St.
Clair, Michigan; eight grandchil-
dren; a sister Vivian; and a broth-
er Sidney.'
Services were held Friday
March 21 at St. Peter's Lutheran
Church, St. Clair, Michigan.
Interment was in Hillside
Cemetery, St. Clair. ?.
Memorials may be made to St.
Peter's Music Fund. Arrangements
were handled, by Young Colonial
Chapel Funeral Home, 4061 St.
Clair Hwy. East China Township,
MI 48054.
'Mary M. Ethridge
Mary Magdalirie Ethridge, 86,
of Chattahoochee, passed away on
Wednesday, March 19.
Born in Tallassee, Alabama,
she had also' lived in the Scotts
Ferry Community. She was a
homel.naker.


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Personal Injury Real Estate
Workers' Compensation
(850) 227-1159


She was predeceased by her
husband, Alonzo Ethridge.
Survivors include four daugh-
ters, Mary Bell Dean of
Chattahoochee, Maudell Thomas
of Thomasville, Georgia, Doris
Parker of : the Sycamore
Community and Linda Wynn of
Madison; five sons, Alonzo Levern
Ethridge 'of Chattahoochee,
Donald Ethridge of Dellwood,
Wayne Ethridge of Chattahoochee,
Reggie Ethridge of Bristol and
Randy Ethridge of Madison; one
sister, Daisy Reaves of Mississippi;
one brother, Rob Shurrum of
Overstreet; seventeen grandchil-
dren; eighteen great-grandchil-
dren; .and. three, great-great-grand-
children.,
Funeral services were held
graveside at Shiloh Cemetery in
the Scotts Ferry Community on
Saturday, March 22, at 11:00 a.m.
EST. McClellan Funeral Home in
Bristol was in charge of funeral
arrangements.


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


Maurice (Betty Jean) 'Godwin of
Port St. Joe, and Wayne (Beth)
Godwin of LaGrange, ,GA; nine
grandchildren, April Godwin Cook,
SMandy Godwin Nolen, Mark
Godwin, Scott Godwin, Ben Elliot,
Taylor Elliot, Matt Simpson,
Brittany Simpson, McKenzie
Simpson; ten great-grandchildren;
four sisters, Louise Hilton of Lake
Wales, Estelle Thornhill of Barwick,
GA, Dorothy Williams of Barney,'
GA, and Rosalyn LaBove of Barney,
GA; and one brother, R.J. Mitchell
of Quitman, GA.
She was preceded in death by
her' husband, LeRoy Godwin, a
granddaughter, Nancy Beth
Godwin and a sister, Ola Lee Jones.
.Funeral services were held,
Monday, March 17 at the Quitman
First Baptist Church with Rev.
Loren Hildebrant officiating. Burial
followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial' contributions may be
made to Relay For Life, 470 BCT
Gin Rd., Quitman, GA 31643';


Velma C. Godwin Ann Marie Leffert


Velma Cornelia Godwin, 77, of
Quitman, Georgia, died Sunday,
March 15, at Brooks County
Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born in Brooks County,
Georgia, she was the daughter of
Rubin and Blanche Simpson
Mitchell. She was a retired seam-
stress for Weeks Textile, a member
of the Forever Young Club, a mem-
ber of the Gleaners Sunday School
Class and a member of Quitman
First Baptist Church.,
She is survived by two daugh-
ters; Lawana (Jack), Elliot of
Barney, GA, and Edwvina (3ay)
Simpson' of c ixie, GA;' two sons,
'7~- f


TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN

p.. ST. JAMES'

EPISCOPAL CHURCH
800 22nd STREET, PORT ST. JOE
The Rev. Joseph A. Hagberg, Rector
8:00 and 11:00 a.m: (EST) Sunday School 9:45
Child Care Provided for at 11:00
www.stjamesepiscopalchurch.org 850-227-1845


First Baptist Church,
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Brent Vickery, Pastor
Buddy Caswell Benjamin Roberts
Minister of Music & Education Minister to Students


Sunday School .................9:45 am
Morning Worship Service .8:30 & 11:00 am
Disciple 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"

"Serving 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


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Long Avenue A
BAPTI T CHURCH
.1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691 ,
'Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
REV. JOHN ADKINS, PASTOR


The Potter's House
"Where Broken Vessels Are Made New"
636 Second Street # Post Office Box 631 Wewahitchka, FL 32465,
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
1 j l. ..,i Sunday 10:00 AM ................. Worship Service
Sunday 6:00 PM ................ Worship Service
Wednesday 7 PM ............ .....Bible Study
Rodney G. Leaman, Pastor
'._ T(8'50) 639-4588 Wewarev@aol.com
'. Broken Spirits, Hearts & Lives CAN be mendedt


Ann Marie Leffert, 56, of Port
St. Joe, passed away Tuesday, ,
March 25, at her residence. Born in
Joplin, Mississippi, she moved here
in 1997 from Orlando. She was al
registered nurse and was a member'
of the St. James Episcopal Church.
She was also a member of the
Daughter of the King and the
Episcopal Church Women's
Organization.
She is survived by her hus-
band, Jay Leffert;. daughters.-
Crysty Ann Williams and husband,
Dave of Atlanta,; GA, and' Marnrey
'Noelle Leffert of Gaines-,lle; broth-
"ers, Patrick J. O'Donnell and vwife:-


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


Nancy of Long Beach, CA, and
Larry O'Donnell of Orlando; and
one grandchild, Faith Andrea
Mitchell.
A memorial service will be con-
ducted on Thursday, March 27, at
12:00 p.m. at St. James' Episcopal
Church .With Father Joseph
Hagberg officiating. The family will
receive friends one hour prior to
service. In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made to St. James
Episcopal Church.
Christy Ann Surber
Christy Ann Surber,' 27, of
Overstreet, passed away oni
Sunday, .March 23, at, her resi-
dence.
Born in Panama City, she has
been a lifelong resident of this area.
Christy loved animals.
She is preceded in death by her
aurnt, Ginger Smith. Christy is sur-
vived by her parents, Wayne and
Rae Ann Surber of Overstreet; son,
Christopher Knapp; grandparents,
Robert and Sally Brann of
.Brooksville, Clayton and Rose
Surber of Overstreet, David and
Jann Knight of. Brooksville, and
Roy and Joan Truesdale of Griffin,
GA; aunts, Sharon Norsworthy of
Overstreet, Tammy Jacks and hus-
band, Chris of Durinellon,. and
Cindy Knight of Hollywood; uncle,
David Knight, Jr. and wife, Sue of
Brooksville; and numerous
cousins.
Funeral services will be con-,
ducted on Thursday, March 27, at
11:00 AM (EST) at Overstreet Bible
Church with Rev. pavid Nichols
officiating. Interment %ill follow in
the Pleasant Rest Cemetery in
Overstreet. -,


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbust St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
SUNDAY: Genera: Aenmbl, 9:45 a.m. Bible Study all ages 10 a.m.
Morning Wor4hip 11 a.m. Evening Worship 6 pm,
,WEDNESDAY. Choir Practice 6 p.m. m* .Prayer Meeting 8 Youth Group7 p.m..
"O taste and see that the Lord 'is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."
Please accept' this i rfil mtriin t. ;"n us in i, r:lip God bless you! :
Pastor David Nichols Church'647-5026 Home 769-8725


'" FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
v-J LD 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
ou S r Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship ..... 10 a.m. /
SFellowship Time .... 10:45 a.m.
Adult School .. . 11 a.m.


*Sunday School


*Young Children


Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cameron


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11:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.


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I l iN P ort St. 5oe

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH'


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


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


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


ert E. Downs, Jr. Diana Sealey
hoir Director 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 Part St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue


Family Day Sat.
Family Life Church is sponsor-
ing a Family Day, open to all mem-
bers of the community. This event
will be held Saturday, March 29
from 12:00 p.m. to' 4:00 p.m. at
Frank Pate Park.
The event is free to all and
there will be plenty of free food,
drinks, and fun for everyone.
Events will include games with
prizes for all the kids such as foot-
ball toss, basketball free throws,
and putt-putt golf. There will also
. be live entertainment.

Spring Fling

Auction
The Spring Fling Auction,
being held by New Harvest
Fellowship in Wewahitchka, will
take place Saturday, April 12. The
event will be held at -the
Wewahitchka Community Center.
Activities will commence at 3:00
p.m. CT with the auction beginning
at 5:00.p.m. CT.
The program will include
gospel singing, auction preview,
and spaghetti supper. Dinners will
be available for S5 and will include
spaghetti, salad, roll, dessert, and
tea or coffee.
Col. Wade Clark of Port St. Joe
will serve as auctioneer at this
event. Proceeds will go towards a
new church building.


White City

Baptist Church

Homecoming
Oliver Harper will be the guest
speaker at the Homecoming pro-:
gram on Sunday, March 30 at
White City Baptist Church.
Regretfully, Billy Rich will not be
able to attend this year. Sheila
Tyson and Claude Alcorn will bnpg
'special music., A nursery will be
provided. Covered dishes are
requested, from those who. will
'attend dinner.
Services will begin at 10:30
.a.m. and end around 1:00 p.m.
Dinner will follow the services on
the church grounds.
The congregation invites the
community to join in. ,

Beach Baptist

Homecoming
H Homecoming will be held at
Beach Baptist 'Chapel. '311
Columbus St., St. Joe Beach, on
Sunday, Match 30. Brother
Howard Browning will be preachinig
at 11:00 am, followed by, church
dinner.
Everyone who has ever attend-
ed or been, a member of Beach
Baptist is invited to attend. Bring a
favorite covered dish and join them
in fellowship.


The Rev. Thomas Guido, Pastor
The Catholic Church of Gulf County Welcqmes You
St. Joseph St. Lawrence Missionh


20th and Monument Ave.
Port St.. Joe, FL 32456
850-227-1417
4:00 pm Saturday (ET)


.Hwy. 71LNorth
Wewahitehka, FL 32465
Weekend Mass Schedule


9:30 am Sunday (ET) ,11:00 am Sunday (CT)
Stations of the Cross 6:30 pm Fridays
Come home to 'Healing the Body of Christ' Wednesdays b:30 pm -.
Holy Week: Apiil 17, 7:00 pm April 18, 5:00 pm April 19, 8:00 pm April 20, P:30 am



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 website at: familylifechurch.net


Hwy. 98 .
Apalachicola... .."Panama City
Hwy Reid Ave.
7 Family Lile Church
Wewahitchka


323 Reid Avenue Port St.iJgoe *?2?9-LIFE (5433),

"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
Romans 16 16

The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
S(850) 63955401
Sunday Bible Study ...... . 9:00 a.m. CT
Sunday Worship ., ..10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday Bible Study ... . 7:00 p.m., CT .




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First United Methodist Church
of Mexico Beach
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services:
Traditional.......;........... ............ 8:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m., CT
Contemporary ............ ........................ 11:00 a.m., CT
Open Hearts. Open minds. Open doors.
The people of Mexico Beach United Methodist Church
Rev. Ted 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 Bark Building
SI ~ Sundays Bible Study at 9 a.m.
Worship at 10 a.m.
Casual Attire always welcome
Small Group Meetings 6 p.m.
Come Celebrate with us! (in members'homes)
Grae B t ihu rc Pastor Lee Cordell (850)227-1180
Grace Baptist Church www.GraceEagles.org


S "A Pot of Victory"

First Ckhurck of the Nazarene
2420 Long Avenue Poet St. Joe, Florida 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ................... 10 a.m. Give unto the Lord the glory
Sunday Morning Worship ............ I 11 .m. due His name, worJvik the
Sunday Evening Worship ............... :6 p.m. Lord in the beauty of holiness.
Wednesday Evening Service ..............7 p.m. Psalm 29r2


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Honor Students Named at Port St. Joe High School


Instructor Tommy Knox and students of Port St. Joe High Welding Class
are shown donating football helmet and shoulder pad racks that they built
to Pat Floyd, president of the Gene Raffield Football League.

PSJHS Welding Class Comes

Through for Youth Football

Recently the Gene Raffield Football League experienced a problem.
When football season is over, the multitude of equipment that is used by
the players and coaches has to be stored. The league has an air-condi-
tioned storage room they rent but it was crowded and equipment was
piled on top of equipment, not a good situation.
^ To solve the problem without renting more space (an expensive
proposition) equipment manager Mal Parrish asked Tommy Knox and the
students of the Port St. Joe High School welding class for help. Working
from pictures in a catalog, they designed and built storage racks for foot-
ball helmets and shoulder pads and turned them over to the League.
Problem solved.


Rep. Kilmer to Present Bill

0on Recruiting, Retaining

and Rewarding Teachers


Representative Bev Kilmer's (R-
Quincy) House Bill (HB) 901, the
'B.E.S.T. Florida Teaching Act of
2003, has. passed the House
Committee on Education.
B.E.S.T. is designed to recruit,
reward, and retain high quality
teachers in the state of Florida and
promote excellent teachers and
Excellent classrooms.
"Education policy should be
focused from the classroom up, not
the board room. down," said
Representative Kilmer. "This bill
empowers teachers, gives them
control over their classrooms, and
rai.ses teacher salaries. \e arcr
sending a message-that we believe
excellent teachers to be the, glue
that holds education together in
Florida."
Under the B.E.S.T. initiative,
the state will fund a statewide
salary career ladder for teachers,
outlining four career categories
with bonuses: ...
Associate teacher those who
have not achieved full certification
Sor are low performing teachers.
(Approximately 15% of current
teachers)
( Career teachers those who
have full certification of competen-
cies; (Approximately 77% of cur-
rent teachers) The bill provides for
these teachers to receive annual
bonuses of up to $3,000 when their
students achieve outstanding
learning gains.
Lead teachers the highest
performing 5% of classroom teach-
ers per district :who have demon-
strated improved student achieve-
frnent and who lead other teachers.
These teachers will be paid an'
additional salary supplement of
$5,000/year.
Mentor teachers the highest
performing 3% |of teachers per- dis-
trict. These teachers will be paid an
additional salary supplement of
$10,000/year.
Starting teacher pay will be a
minimum of $31,000 annually
Beginning with the 2004-2005
school year.
In an effort to recruit more
teachers; B.E.S.T. enhances the
teacher student loan forgiveness
program by increasing the reim-
bursement for teachers for up to 10
years after they graduate. B.E.S.T.
also creates the Teaching Fellows
Program to attract graduate stu-
dents in math, science, or engi-
neering into the teaching profes-
sion.
S The B.E.S.T. initiative links
performance in the classroom to
annual monetary rewards for high
performing teachers in each school
district. The proposal also allows'


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teachers to remove uncontrollable
children from the classroom per-
manently, instead of just temporar-
ily.
Representative Kilmner was
elected to the Florida House of
Representatives, District 7, in 1998
and was reelected in 2000 and
2002.
Constituents wishing to share
their ideas and suggestions with
Representative Kilmer on this or
any other issue should call (850)
718-0047 or (850) 488-2873
or e-mail kilmer.bev@myflorid
ahouse.com. :


Port St. Joe High School has
announced the names of students
on the Honor Roll for the last nine
weeks.
9th Grade All A's:-Thomas
Boone, Alisha Chavous, Jenna
Chesser, Jeremy Couch; Lindsey
Dimitrijevich, Kelly Geoghagan,
Elizabeth Gibson, Carmen Hill,
LeAnn Hinson, Josh Kalama,
Danielle Krasniqi, Zach Norris,
Michelle Perrin, Jordan Todd,
Haley Watford, Jessie Weimorts.
10th Grade All A's:-Casey
Flanagan, Heather Henderson,
Erin Hill, Jena Hogan, Nick Hunter,
Aaron Little, Justin Lyons, Whitney
Nixon, Maggy Quaranta, Anna
Salzer, Laura Seay.
lth Grade All A's:-Brittany
Alford, Rachel Bixler, Meggie,
Boone, Tommy Curry, Ashley
Haddock, David Hopper, Ashley
McIntire, Ali McKeithen, Chad
Olson, Randi Sasser.
12th Grade All A's:-Caleb
Brannen, Margaret Gibson, Andrew
Perrin, Katie Geoghagan.
9th Grade A's & B's-Sergio


Antonino, Ronald Bellew, Nikkitta
Bobzien, Nicole Ford, Andrew Furr,
Katie Hoffman, Stephen Hopper,
Cherish Jacobs, Helen Kilbourn,
Henry Kirby, Brittany Kropp, Kayla
Lamm, Kayleigh Lewis, Kristina
Lomelin, Brooke Mathes, Victoria
McCall, Anna McFarland, Nina
Mclntire, Courtney Mork, Brandy
Oakley, Cpri Owens, Ashlyn Parker,
SEmily Raffield, Trey Ropelis, Teri
; Strain, Misty Tomlinson, Thomas
Ward, Lydia Watkins, Andrew
White, Turner Young.
10th Grade A's & B's:-Sam
Amerson, Charla Atkins, Sheena
Bell, Travis Burge, Laura Leiglhi
Clements, Anatasia Craft, Rebekah
Farmer, Lacey Franklin, Pharen
Frazier, Jennifer Garth, Natasha
Henry, Raevyn Jefferson, Chad
Lucas, Jarrod McArdle, Daniel
Macdermid, Jesse Matty, Whitney
McAlister, Kenny McFarland, Kyla
Moore, Kimberly Needham, Kyle
Pickett, Jeff Pitts, Charissa
Raffield, Amy Sasnett, Megan
Shiver, Megan. Todd, Hilary
VanZant, Daniel Vickery, Jessie


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11th Grade A's & B's:-Becky
Belin, Stephen Besore, Simon
Collins, Brittany Crocker, Ashby
Davis, Micah Dodson, Jessica Ford,
Chris Fuze, Kyle Guillot, Don
Jecha, Shawn Kemp, Moses
Medina, Melissa Nixon, Lloyd Price,
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Ashley Sander, Jared Squiire,
Stephen Tarantino, Felicia Travis,
Monica Zito.
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Brian Bailey,, Alisha. Barber,
Danielle Barnes, Julia Comforter,
Chrnstal Da\wson, Susan Ellmer,
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Phillips, Randy Raffield, Anna
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BIG WHEEL RECYCLING, INC. NOW SERVING PORT ST. JOE
The City of Port St. Joe recently contracted with Big,Wheel Recycling, Inc.
to remove all solid waste in the corporate city .limits of Port St. Joe. Local
Operations Manager for Big Wheel Recycling, John Hanlon welcomes
your comments and suggestions. "We are in the service business, if there
ji anyhinggwe can do to sere the residents and business of the ct0.of
BPort.St. Joe better, we want to know about it." The challenge thus far has
been simply the transition. "Anytime you make a change from something
you are comfortable with, to something that is new, there are bound to
be some challenges. We are working through these challenges and
appreciate the support we have received from the, City Commission and
the residents of Port st. Joe."
Big Wheel Recycling, Inc. is a subsidiary of Aztec Environmental, Inc.
and a sister company to Aztec Recyclers, Inc. Aztec Environmental, Inc.
is'a large contractor specializing in asbestos abatement, lead paint
removal, demolition landfill in Bay County. Aztec Recyclers, Inc:. offers
20, 30, 40 and 60 yard roll-off containers for commercial and residen-
tial debris removal.'
Big Wheel Recycling, Inc. was decently awarded the residential sanitation .
contract for Tyndall Air Force Base, and also provides residential
garbage collection and commercial dumpster service to Callaway,
Parker, Cedar Grove, Panam City Beach and all other unincorporated
areas of Bay County. Their company bi-line is "Service at your Disposal",
a catchy phrase for the garbage industry.
Operation Manager John Hanlon has submitted a few helpful sugges-
tions to ensure the collection of solid waste in Port St. Joe. We can be
more efficient if all residents would place all garbage cans at the edge
of the street or curb the evening prior to pick up. Please remember that
customers are responsible for the security and sanitation of their own
garbage cans. Do not place loose garbage directly into cans, place
garbage in bags prior to placing in cans. Loose garbage, metal, yard
trash and other debris are not included in your residential pick up. Big
Wheel Recycling, Inc. will gladly retrieve garbage cans from your house
for handicapped individuals registered with the City of Port St. Joe.
Remembering these simple suggestions will help continue to make Port St.
Joe a terrific place to live.
For a matter of record the City has an exclusive contract with Aztec and
Big Wheel. Under the terms, and quoting from the contract, "The City
does hereby grant to Aztec Environmental, Inc., doing business as Big
Wheel Recycling, including every right and privilege appertaining there-
to, to operate a sanitary garbage service for the collection and disposal
of all manner of garbage, refuse, rubbish, trash and yard trash that is
place in the provided dumpsters, roll-off containers, or garbage recep-
tacles for pickup, within the City."
Further quoting from the contract, 'This exclusive right shall apply to the
collection and disposal of all solid wastes, as defined herein, generated
by the citizens, residents, inhabitants, business enterprises, and other
entities therein, and includes title to all such solid waste generated with-
in said boundaries insofar as the City can establish its legal right to make
such grant of title. Any person now or hereafter occupying a residential
unit and/or occupying or operating a commercial business establishment
within any portion of the Agreement Area shall be required to utilize the
services of the Contractor (Aztec Environmental, Inc., doing business as
Big Wheel Recycling) for garbage collection and disposal."
As a community, we should value the asset and impact a solid waste dis-
posal company has on the landscape. Again, if you have any problems,
concerns or suggestions, please direct them to the local Operation
Manager for Aztec/Big Wheel John Hanlon 229-7717 or cell 258-
2299.


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1996 Cadillac Sedan DeVille.
Pearl white, leather, one
owner, garaged. $7650. 960-
4464. ltc3/27

1998 Nissan Altima GXE. AT,
AC, 4 door, one owner,
60,000 miles, garaged. New!
$6450. 960-4464. ltc3/27

1987 GMC 4x4 Truck, PS,
PB, V-8, AM-FM CD Player
$3,500 or best offer. Call
229-8959 after 5p.m. Leave
Message if not there. 2tp3/27

'1998 Dodge Durango. 4,
door, 4X4, V8, loaded, one
owner. New! $8950. 960-
4464. ltc3/27
1998 Nissan Frontier Pickup.
AT, AC, new condition, -low
miles, must see. $5950. 960-
4464. Itc3/27

1998 Cadillac Deville, leather
interior, excellent 'condition.
Call 229-1233 3tp3/27.

1998 Ford Ranger XLT,
extended cab, AT, AC, V6,
50,000 miles. $7650. 960-
4464. ltc3/27

1996 Chevy Monte Carlo. 2
door, AT, AC, V6, loaded.
New condition! $3950. 960-
4464. ltc3/27

For Sale -2000. 325 Polaris
Trail wBoss 4 wheeler, 4
stroke, 2 wheel drive, one
owner, less than 50 hours,all
maintenance records, origi-
nal books, and purchase
receipt, colors red/white,
asking $2,000 OBO. Phone
648-9697 ltp3/27

1997 Toyota Tacoma, 4X4, 5
speed, AC, new condition,
must see! $6450. 960-4464:
ltc3/27

1995 Pontiac Bonneville. 4
door, AT, AC, V6, leather.
$2950. 960-4464, -ltc3/27

1999 Chevy Malibu. 4 door,
AT, AC, V6, 50,000 miles,
new condition. $4750. 960-
4464. ltc3/27

For Sale 2000 90. ,Polaris
Scrambler 4 wheeler, 2
stroke, 2 wheel drive, one
owner, less than 50 hours,all
maintenance records, origi-
nal books, and purchase
receipt, color., red, asking
$1,700 OBO. Phone 648-
9697 ltp3/27

1999 Ford Windstar, one
owner, garaged, loaded. Must
Bee! $6450. 960-4464. Itc3/27

2000 Toyota Sienna van.
50,000 miles, AT, AC, loaded,
one owner. $11,600.. 960-
4464. ltc3/27

1998 Toyota Avalon XLS.
60,000 miles, leather, sun-
roof, garaged, one owner.
$10,800. 960-4464. ltc3/27

20002 Nissan Crew Cab -
V6, 2 WD, 5 speed, power
everything, towing package,
locking bed cover, 15,000
miles, financing available,
$15,000. Call 850-653-1778.
2tp3/20

White 1987 T-Bird, good
shape, runs great, $2,700.
Call 227-1670 or Cell 227-
6746. 2tp3/27

1996 Nissan Pathfinder. 4
door, 5 speed, AC, one owner,
new condition. $6450. 960-
4464. ltc3/20

2000 Dodge Durango, V-8
magnum engine,' 4 door with
rear air, only 50,000 miles,
$13,750. Call Eric at 229-
6864 or 229-8997. tfc3/6



MINI STORAGE
Oc 228 Reid Ave. Street, Port St Joe, Fl
229-6200 Office
814-7400oo Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours


For Sale; Boat, 23.5' twin
engines 165 Mercury Cruise,
runs good, high sides. Good
for bottom fishing. Bargain at
$4,000 Call 229-97,16 2tp3/27
S14' Aluminum Boat w/ galva-
nized trailer and 25HP
Johnson motor. All in water
only once time. Call 227-1253
ltp3/27

Small used galvanized trail-
er in good condition for. 15'
fishing boat. Call 647-3488
ltp3/27

19 ft. Rinkin 90 H.P. Suzuki,
aluminum trailer, Bemani
top, boat motor cover, fish
finder, $3,500 or make offer.
Call 229-1965. 2tp3/27

16 ft. Carolina Skiff, 1989
Mercury 20 H.P., center con-
sole with tons of accessories,
$3,500; Call 850-653-1778.
2tp3/20









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3 Bedroom, 2 Bath unfur-
nished house. Beachview,
no pets, $750/Mo. plus
deposit. Call 648-5476 or
872-3997 2tp3/27
Retail office space. 900 sq/ft
at 302-B Reid Ave. 639-3600
tfc3/27

Small Office Spaces for rent.
Call Phil at 227-2112. rc3/6

Storage space wanted,
small for snow birds wishing
to share space at a local stor-
age company. Call 227-7918.
4tp3/20

BEACH

STORAGE
Day: 227-7200
Night: 647-3882
St. Joe Beach


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


a5xl0 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A
Week
ASK ABOUT FREE
MONTH'S RENT!


GULF SHORE STORAGE
201 Desoto Street, St. Joe Beach
Boat/RV Storage Storage Units
"Access 24/7"
899-3665


Home for Rent/Sale 3
bedroom, 1 bath,,, large
kitchen, den, 521 7th Street,
Port St. Joe, Double lot. Call
850-229-1711 or 227-1110.
tfc3/27

Furnished I bedroom apart-
ment at Beacon Hill, one,
block to beach. Call 227-
7800. 2tc3/20

Boat Lift for rent, 1 year
lease. Call 864-229-7497
daytime. 4tp3/13

Long Avenue 2 BR/I BA
newly remodeled w/screen
porch and carport. Refrig.,
W/D incl. Must be non-
smoker and have good credit.
References required.'
$675.00 unfurnished or
$750.00 furnished. 850-527-
2580. 3tc3/13

1 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow.
155 Beach Street, St. Joe
Beach. Stove, refrigerator,
washer/di-ryer hookup. One
lot off Highway 98, $550
monthly, $250 refundable-
damage deposit. Call Gulf.
"'Coast Vacation Rentals, Inc.
at 648-5449. tfc3/6

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. tfc3/6,

Efficiency-type apartment
in P.S.J., furnished, all util-
ities inc. Weekly, Monthly
rates. Call 639-3600. trce3/

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. tfo3/6 .
Rental F'urMilshed" 2 bed-
room, 2 bath w- -Wh covered
boat dock on the canal in
Mexico Beach. New
Construction. Available
October 1st. $950 a month.
Contact Coldwell Banker
Forgotten Coast Realty at
850-648-1010. tfc3/6

UNFURNISHED
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 bdrm.
house, 1 1/2 ha., 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.
w One bedroom apartment,
washer/ dryer hookup. Call
229-6777 after 7 PM. trc3/6

Retail office space. 900 sq/ft
at 302-B Reid Ave. 636-3600
tfc3/27

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath unfur-
nished 'house. Beachview,
no pets, $.750/Mo. plus
deposit. Call 648-5476 or
872-3997 2tp3/27


Solid wood bedroom set,
Queen bed w/mattresses,
dresser, chest, 2 side tables.
$575. Call 229-1233 3tp3/27

Complete set of v.'lhite kitchen
cabinets' including bar, large
pantry & etched glass door.
Call 850-385-9372 for more
details. ltp3/27

Ethan Allen dining room, 48"
petal table, 2 leafs, 4 chairs,
buffet, $1,800. Call 850-229-
8505. To see photo email
clgizeski@yahoo.com. 4tp3/6



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


Downtown
Apalachicola
Orman Building
Commercial Space
available for lease,
on Hwy 98.
Call 653-1058
or email
gkadkins@hotmail.com


Futon style bunk bed, metal,
$100. 639-2344 2tp3/27

For Sale: Console Piano. Call
229-8978 after 5:00 leave
message. tfc3/6

Used furniture for sale.
Johnnie's Trim Shop, 310
4th St., PSJ tfc3/6
Unfinished Furniture @
REEVES
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
Quality Refinishing since 1982
Call John Reeves at 229-6374






Bay St. Joe Care and Rehab
Annual Relay For Life
Garage Sale: 220 9th St.
Saturday 3/29 7:00a.m. til
12 noon.. Itp3/27

Huge Car Port Sale: Golf
clubs, air comp., lawn
mower, other household
items. 108N. 27th St.,
Mexico Beach. Saturday
3/29 and Sunday 3/30, 8:00
a.m. CST til ? ltp3/27

Garage Sale; Saturday,
3/29, 8:00 a.m. til 2:00 p.m.
CT, 312 Windsong Ave.
Mexico Beach. Some
Furniture & Household,
Some Antiques. itp3/27

Moving Sale:_ Furniture,
knick-knacks, book cases;
lamps, complete unfinished
pine bedding group, indian
figures, dolphins & pictures.
All must go. Call 227-9047,
Marsha for appointment to
look before anyone else. 41p3/6







Breakfast cook needed.
Must be reliable, sober. Full-
time position, 229-6050
Itp3/27

Full time cabinetry helper,
experience helpful but not
required. Will train. 227
3590. 1tp3/27.

Part time bookkeeper expe-
rienced in Quickbook 2002
Pro and accounting, ,Salary
comparable. 227-3590 Itp3/27

I am seeking employment.
Experienced bookkeeper,
A/R,A/P, Payroll, Sales Taxi
Excel, Word, and Quickbooks
knowledge,' Call 229-5296.
2tp3/27

Customer Sales and
Service Representative



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GT Corn, a Total
Communications Company
Provider in Northwest'
Florida, has immediate open-
ings for qualified Customer
Sales and Service
Representatives in their Port
St. Joe, Florida call center,
Successful candidates will be
accountable for meeting or
exceeding established rev-
enue; goals, have the ability
to complete accurate order
documentation and data
.entry, provide excellent cus-
tomer service and work effec-
tively in a team environment.
Minimum 2 yr. college degree
or equivalent required with
prior call center sales experi-
ence desired.
We offer a competitive salary,
and benefits package includ-
ing 401K and immediate
healthcare. Please respond
in confidence, via mail or fax
to:
Susan Machemer
Human Resources Manager .
GTCom '.
P.O. Box 220
Port St. Joe, Florida 32457
FAX: 850-229-8689
EOE/MFDV
ltc3/27



For Rent
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,
125 Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 227-7451
"Available Now"
1 BR Handicap Unit
2 BR Apartments
*.Central heat and air
On-site Management
SCarpeting Laundry facilities
Voice/TTY Access
^\, (352) 472-3952 ii


Help wanted, Medical office
looking for an experienced
receptionist full-time posi-
tion, Secretarial experience a
must.- Medical office experi-
ence a plus. Apply at 401
Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe,
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. 2tp3/27

ATTENTION! ,DRIVER
TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!
Werner has immediate open-
ings for entry-level semi dri-
vers. No experience neces-
sary. Earn 35K-45K first year.
plus benefits. 15 day CDL
training is now available In
your area. For a solid new
career call today! 1-877-214-
3624. 4tc3/6

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
OFFICE SUPPORT
Broadband Level:
WORD PROCESSORS & TYP-
ISTS LI
Broadband Code: 43-9022-1
Pay Band: 01
Class Title:
CLERK TYPIST SPECIALIST
Class Code: 0078 I
Position Number: 990078
Closing Date: 04/09/2003
Location: GULF
County: GULF
Annual Salary Range:
$15,785.00 to $39,462.50
Contact Person:
GWEN ALLEN
GULF COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.
2475 GARRISON AVENUE
PORT ST. JOE, FL. 32456
Phone: (850)227-1276
Suncom: 771-2000
Announcement Type:
Open Competitive
Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity
/Affirmative Action
Employer.
Special Notes:
*PENDING APPROVAL
*FINGERPRINTING REQ'D
* MUST HAVE EXCELLENT
CLERICAL, COMPUTER AND
ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS
AND PROFICIENCY. IN WRIT-
TEN AND ORAL COMMUNI-
CATIONS. KNOWLEDGE IN
AND ABILITY TO LISE
EXCEL, MICROSOFT WORD
AND THE INTERNET.
This Agency is not accepting
electronic applications for
this position.
You may submit a hard copy
of your application to the
address indicated In the
announcement. ltc3/27

Subway is Hiring! Shift
Supervisor, experienced or
will train responsible,
dependable, mature individ-
ual. Must be available
evenings, weekends. Also
hiring other part, time help,
See Ryan or Rodney between
3:00-5:00 pm. 101L
Monument Blvd., Port St.
Joe. 2tp3/20

Office Manager position for
growing company. Exp. in
AR/AP & Quick Books pre-
ferred. General office duties.
Contact Coastal. Design &
Landscape at 229-8880 or
fax resume to 229-2990. tfc3/6


Wanted
Furniture
Sales Manager
Furniture Sales Person

Experience with.retail fur-
niture, interior decorating
experience. Not afraid to
go out & get business.'
Good pay & working
environment. 2100 sq. ft.
ne" store in Eastpoint

Send resume to'
Home Adventures
117 Hwy. 98
Eastpoint, FL 3232,,/


There's quite a distance between
wondering and knowing. And for
patients waiting for answers to
important health questions, it's a
r,:.id II',- ,'. i r, t Ir a: ) -]ur", 3:
possible. At Quest Diagnostics Incor-
porated, we understand urgency.
But more than speed, we focus our
energies on accuracy, quality, and the
insights we offer through our diag-
nostic testing services.
Phlebotomist
Part Time
7:30a.m. 12:30p.m.
This position requires an experi-
enced phlebotomist to work in a
one-person site in Port St. Joe, FL.
We are seeking self-directed indi-
vidual with at least one year of
experience performing phlebotomy
on both adult and pediatric patients.
Interested candidates may call
Sherry at 1-800-743-7453 ext.
615 or fax your resume to 850-
671-1565. EOE.
4 Quest
A ^Diagnostics

,,3/27 www.questdiagnostics.com


Graphic Design /
Typesetting Production.
Excellent computer and lan-
guage skills required (prefer-
able with Mac's);
Considerations include expe-
rience in Quark, Photo Shop,
Freehand and Illustrator.
Newspaper and/or print pro-
duction experience a plus.
Send 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. tfc3/20

Seeking Equipment
Operators & Truck Drivers.
Applicants must. have valid
FL drivers license. Apply at
C.W. Roberts Contracting,
Inc., PO Box 188, Hosford,
FL 32334. 850-379-8116. ,
tfc3/6

Sales Local manufacturer
seeking profit oriented, moti-
vated individuals for inside
sales. People skills, organiza-
tional skills & self discipline
a must. Sales experience a
plus. Weekly 'base plus gen-
erous commission. Will ser-
vice existing accounts and
develop new sales territories.
No travel necessary. .Full
time only. Mail resume to
P.O. Box 373, Port St. Joe, FL
32457 or call 850-227-2057
for appointment. 4tc3/20

North Florida Child
Development, Inc. Job
Opening# 104, Child
Development & Disabilities
Specialist /Area
Coordinator. Location:
Wewahitchka FL. To apply
professional expertise in,the
fields of Child Development
and Disabilities for Head
Start and Early Head Start
programs in. Gulf, Calhoun,.
Liberty, Wakulla and
Madison Counties.
Responsible for site monitor-
ing, training, agency collabo-
ration, curriculum, out-
comes, disabilities, policy
and procedures and tracking
of -services in all, program
*arid 'counties served b
NFCD, 'Inc. Minimum of
Bachelor's degree in Child
Development or Early Child
Education and three years of
professional experience in
the speciality areas of child
development, early child edu-
cation and/or disabilities.
Must be multi-tasked and
able to travel. Send resumes
to NFCD, Inc. Human
Resource Dept., P.O. Box 38,
Wewahtichka, FL 32465 or
sebrina@headstartnf.brg or
fax 850-639-4173. DFWP/
MF/8-5/EOE. Closing: April
11,2003'. tS

St. Joe Rent-All, 706 1st
Street, Port St. Joe,
Mechanical Experience
Helpful. tfc3/13

Wonder Bar hiring
Waitresses. Call 647-9920 or
come by. tfc3/6


Air Conditioning &
Electrical help wanted. Call
Garry Gaddis at 648-5474.
tfc3/13

Need sub-carrier for deliv-
ery of newspaper. Call
Shirley at 227-7759 or 899-
2742. 3tp3/20

Part Time Type Setter.
Good language skills/com-
puter knowledge. Send
resume to P.O. Box 208, Port
St. Joe, FL 32457 or pick up
application at The Star
Publishing Company, 209
Reid Ave. tfc3/13

Customer Service, Stocking
inventory, answering phones
and other 'miscellaneous
office related duties.! Person
with computer skills and
working knowledge of office
products desired. Send
resume to The Star
Publi-hirn Co., P.O. Box 308,
Port St. Joe, FL 32457 or
drop by The Star office at 209
Reid Ave. tfc3/6

Now Hiring Receptionist
/Reservation agent and
Sales agent. Experience pre-
ferred. Requires weekend
duty. Fax resumes to Parker
Realty of Mexico Beach, Inc.
648-5779. tfc3/6

Accounts- Payable Clerk -
Extremely busy office has
immediate opening for a tal-
ented, versatile professional
able to handle many tasks at
once. Accuracy, speed, flexi-
bility and computer experi-
ence required. Company
offers excellent pay, health
insurance, 401(k) and vaca-
tion. Apply in person.
Eastern Shipbuilding Group,
134 S. East Avenue, Panama
City, FL 32401. 2tc3/20

Kerigan Marketing seeks
General Assistant. Growing
advertising firm needs
Executive Assistant/Book
keeper reporting to
President. Kerigan Marketing
Associates is a dynamic
agency capturing 'the 'resort
realty, golf and financial ser-
vices market across the Gulf
South. New ,Mexico Beach
office offers fast-paced
opportunity with an unbeat-
able waterfront view.
Applicants must be proficient
in MS Word and Quickbooks,
able to learn/use Excel and.
Powerpoint. Good communi-
cation skills a must. No ben-
efits initially and approx. 32
hours/wk but would grow
with' your skill level.
Christian environment.
Resumes received via email
only at
jack@keriganmarketing.c'om.
2tc3/20

All survey personnel posi-'
tions, salary depending on
experience. 850-227-7322,
406 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
tfc3/6


Many companies are down-sizing, lay-

ing off, reducing staff. Not us. We're grow-

ing. We need hard working people who want

to earn more following our successful plan.

Our insurance sales reps average

about $40K after just the first year. There's

on-the-job training, health insurance, dental,

401K, and a retirement plan. Plus, the folks

are just plain friendly. Let's talk. No obliga-

tion. Strictly confidential. Call us.

Jim Parham 850-647-3160

George Perett 850-763-6629


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2c3/20


Bus Driver Needed' -
Beginning Monday, April 7,
Gulf County Schools will 'be
offering a 40 hour school bus
training course for those
interested in part time or full
time employment. Part time
employment consists of teing
a substitute bus driver 'dur-
ing the school year. Possible
full time positions as a regu-
lar route driver may be avail-
able beginning the fall of the
2003-2004 school year.' Only
those people who are
licensed by the Gulf County
School System will be' con-
sidere-d for these pos:iLAos If
interested please cal l.he
transportation office at 227-
1744. 3t,.3, 13

Dependable Working
Kitchen Manager with expe-
rience in staff supervision
and quantity food prodtic-
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
tfc3/6

Our business is growing!
Need additional sales per-
son in Gulf County. Call
850-670-5995. tfc3/6

Now taking applications for
seasonal and full time posi-
tion. All positions available:
Good pay and ereilfits- to
motivated persons. Apply at
The Fish House Restaurant.'
tfc3/6

NOW HIRING
Enthusiastic, Dedicated
and Team Oriented.
OTR, COTA and SPEECH
STherapis-t ioj
-, E r.Progressive .h-.J
and Growing In-house
Rehab TEAM
Full-time or Part-time
Competitive Salary
Bay St. Joseph Care and'
Rehabilitation Center ;
Please call Steve Kloss (56 1)
627-0664 ext. 151
Fax Resume to
. (561) 799-7982
Or email Resume to
SKLOS@HQMMail.com
tfc3/6






CNA Class Offered at Bay
St. Joseph & Rehab Center -
Applications are now being
accepted for the 3-11 p.m.
shift CNA class. The testing
fee will be paid for by facility.
Applicants must be 18 years
old with high school diploma.
or GED and pass back-'
ground check. Applications
must be completed by Mar.
13. The class will be held
from March 24 through April.
4, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. EST. 2tc3/13

NEED EXTRA CASH???
"Sign on Bonus's are ntow
being offered to all,
CNA' LPN's LPN's RN's
That join our
FUN Exciting team
Applications being taken in
the following areas: : .,
CNA's
(FT-PT-PRN) All Shifft
LPN \ .",
(Charge Nurse, Bayloi):.
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. Joe, FL
We also offer an
Excellent Benefit Package
tfc3/6






Manltowoc 40001b ice
machine with 500 lb bin,
$850; 30 ft. travel trailer,
$4,000. Call 227-3073. 2,p3/27

Trailer 4x8 Tilt Bed $300,
Washer GE-HD Super
Capacity $150 Call 647-6254
ltp3/27

Lawnmower: 20" Briggs &
Stratton 3.6HP. Barely used.'
$50 647-8245. ltp3/27
24'x12' Portable building.
Excellent condition-you
move. $1500. 9ft. Wall unit
w/ gun case $300. 647-3221
ltp3/27


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2 657516 Michelin LT Tires
on Chevy Rims $200 all 4
648-5476 Itp3/27

Tomato/Pepper Plants in
Wewahitchka. Go past IGA
and Ambulance Building on
West River Road to vegetable
sign. Call 639-2885.2tp3/20

Ladles like new 5 speed bike,
needs tube, $50; Exercise
bike,.. 15; Boat trailer for 14
'ft:.$50. Call 850-827-2803.
"- ltp3/27

Free "Non-Denominational"
Eight Lesson Bible
Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a
Christian & nothing else
Send your name & address
to; Bible Study, PO Box 929,
Wewahitchka, FL 32465 or
E-mail your request to
Wewachurch@outdrs.net
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Small Engine Repair
Parts, Blades, Engines
Jobie Barfield 639-3600
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For sale by owner: 4 bedroom
2 bath Callaway, FL.
Waterview lot with city water
and sewage. 6 down pay-
ment possible with good
credit. Payments $749. Call
(850)625-0311 ltp3/27

EASY LAND HOME Low
rates low down. Call 522-
9303 or 527-1463. tfc3/6

New 2003' 1048sq.ft.
3BR/2BA-Perfect Starter
Home or beach getaway.
Payments as low as
$325/mo. (888)324-1514 ,,,

New 28'x80' doublewide 4
bedroom 2 bath $500 down
and $465 per. month. Call
Va'nge (850)763-4266 Itp3/27

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. tfc3/6

Land Home Packages in town
or in the country! Low down
and low payments, Call D.C.
Williams at (888)324-1514
and let me get yours started
today, Itp3/27

Model ci angegsale on 4 lot
models, 3- and ~4 -bedroom
starting at $34,900. Call
Vance (850)763-4266 Itp3/27

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. tfc3/6

New fully customizable
home! you decide how you
want the floor plan and pick
all your colors. Many options
to .choose from and a great
price' D.C Williams
t8881324- 15 -14 ltp3., 27

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. ir/.s




Robert E. KingDDS


General


Dentistry


325 Long Avenue


227-1 A12

Hours By Appointment


New 24x48 3 bedroom, 2
bath, air, heat, professionally
set up and serviced, 10 year
warranty, $32,500. Call 522-
9300. tfc3/6

NEW 28X80 over 2000 sq. ft.
includes delivery & setup,
etc. loaded with all the bells
& whistles. $47,900. Call Mr.
Action @ 522-9303. tfc3/6

New 16x80 Special order
home; 3 bedroom 2 bath
$30,995 set, A/C, and skirt-
ed. Call Vance (850)763-
4266 ltp3/27

ZERO DOWN is what many
customers qualify for on new
double wide with land and
improvements. 522-9300 or
527-1463. tfc3/6

SINGLE PARENTS SPE-
CIAL FINANCING. Easy
Qualifying, Low down, Low
Low Payments. Mr. Action @
522-9303 days or 527-1463
nights. tfc3/6

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.
tfc3/6

NEW ZONE III DOUBLE
WIDES At discount prices.
No money down. Call.850-'
522-9300 or 850-527-1463.
tfc3/6







Beacon Hill's Best Buy!!!
Back on the market. 2-
-$30,000 lots with $45,000 2
bedroom house and large
$2500 shed. $83,500 might
finance. See 9142 Starfish
now. (228)467-2746
evenings. 6tp3/27

For sale by owner: 3BR/2BA
house, 1894sgft, terazzo
floors, deck. 309 Redfish St.
227-2049 4tp3/27

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 2;660 sq.
ft. of H/C, lot size 150x200,
500 sq. ft. wooden deck, new
HVAC, sprinkler system, bay
view and fronts Constitution
Park,. 101 Allen Memorial
Way, $349,500 shown' by
appointment only. Call 227-
2077 or your realtor.tfc3/27

2 acres of land for sale in
Wewa at Stone Mill Creek for
more informaLion. Call 227-
J:,43..or 227 -9353 3tp3/27

HOUSE ONLY FOR SALE
(BUYER PAYS TO .MOVE)
"Old Florida-Style" frame
house. Original' wood floors,
walls, windows, 3 bedroom',
1 bath, asking $25,000.
Owner has quotes for moving
house. Call 227-1388. 2 o/o20

For Sale By Owner: 4 bed-
room, 1 bath, well kept older
home in quiet neighborhood.
133 Bellamy Circle, $99,500.
Call 227-8590. 4tp3/27

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. 603 Long Avenue.,
Call 227-1388. 2tp3/20




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Cape San Bias Townhouse,
$195,000. New construction,
no flood zone, 2 bedroom, 2
bath/loft, bay view, beach
access. Broker/Owner, call
850-893-1887. 4tp,3/20

Owner accepting offers now
for 3 bedroom, 2 bath house
with duplex on same lot.
Excellent rental history, 3
blocks from bay. Available
July 1st, $229,000. Call 229-
1340. ., tfc3/20

For Sale Going into
Retirement Home, 4 bed-
room, 2 bath home complete-
ly remolded in 2001, double
lot, large storage building,
216 Joe. Ave., White City,
$105,000. Call 827-2699.
3tp3/20

Mexico Beach. Townhouse,
water side, 2 bedroom, 1 1/2
bath, fully furnished
enclosed patio, $189,000
OBO. Call 227-2049. 6tp3/27

Mexico Beach
Harmon Realty
Investment & Residential
Property
Joan Lovelace,
Broker/Associate
850-648-5767 ext. 106
www.thebeachsite.com.
tfc3/6

NEW HOME FOR SALE
Janice Hall Construction
207 Monica Drive in Port
St. Joe. 1577 sq. ft. all
appliances plus washer &
dryer included. Call 229-
6859. tfc3/6

For Sale By Owner: Water
Front Property, White City,
Florida,, 2.69 acres. Boat
landing with fresh water or
salt water fishing, excellent
for camping park., has walk
in freezer unit, horse barn &
horse training ring. $750,000
owner financing available
with 20-25% down.
Appointment only, call 850-
827-6852, Hal or. Marty
Kirkland. tfc3/6

For Sale By Owner: 6 acres,
3 bedroom, 2 bath brick
home with fireplace, in
ground pool, beautiful trees,
$162,900. Call 850-639-
3924 for appointment. 4tp3/6

FOR SALE BY OWNER -
MUST SEE, WON'T LAST -
Indian Pass House, Fema
Available, Newly
Remodeled and Furnished,'
268 S. Neptune Road,
. $510,000 3. BR/3 .11.2,BA,
'gorgeous water.viewsMaster
bedroom on main level With
spacious master bath, sitting
area, separate closets and
doors to deck. Kitchen with
granite countertops. Living
room with sliding glass
doors to deck and spacious
windows. Powder room and
laundry room on main level.
Bamboo floors and crown
molding. Tray ceilings in sec-
ondary bedrooms. Bedroom
up with sliding glass door to
private deck. Professionally
landscaped with irrigation
system. Large .storage area
with full bath, and shelving
below. Darlene, 850-229-
6167, 850-229-2519, 678-
300-1275. 4tp3/13








HOMEMADE GOURMET TM
"Bringining Families Back
to the Dinnuer Table":.
To schedule a home show,
order mixes or find out about
the business opportunity.
Contact Teri Nichols,
Independent Distributor,
850-639-3218 dogthedeer@
outdrs.net. 2tp3/20

Tommy's Fix-It Shop -
Welding, Lawn' Equipment,
Power Tools, Boat Trailer &
Misc. Call 229-6189. 4tp3/6

.Need your house cleaned?
Hard working, honest &
dependable" Can provide ref-


erences. Call Erica at 227-'
7851 leave message. tfc3/6

WALLPAPERING Old paper
removed, walls prepared,
new paper hung. Reasonable
rates Call Faux-Walls at
227-5197. tfc3/6







NOT1C TI.*:EfSjdLL.L. .' ij
THE GULF .:,I. T' ": 11"'L _,BAPi,
Purpose and Effect: TI7,e '-iall '---uritj
School Board proposes, to amend and
adopt policies, as provided for In the
Administrative Procedures Act, foqr the
purpose of bringing said policies Into
compliance with Florida Statutes and
State Board of Education Rules.
Summary: The following Is a brief.
description, of each proposal change;
6.144 Educational Paraprofessional
Economic Impact: These proposals
will result in no direct costs associated
with implementation.
IF REQUESTED, A HEARING WILL BE
HELD AT:
Time: 9:00 A.M., E.T.
Date: Tuesday. April 8', 2003
Place: Gulf County School Board
150 Middle School Road
Port St. Joe. FL 32456
The entire text of the proposed rules
can be Inspected during regular office,
hours at the Gulf County School Board
Office, 150 Middle School Road, Port
St. Joe, FL 32456
Special legal authority under which.the
adoption is authorized and the law
being implemented and Interpreted are
made specific.
The addition and changes are proposed
by Charles Temple Watson, Director of
Support Services and approved'for con-
sideration by Jerry' E. Kelley,
Superintendent.
Amendments: 6.144 'Educational
Paraprofessional
Publish March 13 and March 27. 2003
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF A 1983
GMC PICKUP TRUCK, VlN:
IGTBS14B4D251717.
NOTICE OF ACTION.
To: Margaret Dean, whose last known
address was- 114 E. Lakeview Drive,
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
forfeit your Interest In the following
property in Gulf County;' Florida:
A 1983 GMC PICKUP TRUCK,.
VIN: 1GTBS14B4D251717,
has been filed against you.' Michael
David Splva. and Richard Hixon, andd'
you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, on Jason Vail,
Assistant Attorney General, Petitioner's
attorney, whose address Is The Capitol.
Suite PL-01. Tallahassee. Florida
32399-1050, on or before April 7th.
S2003. and file the original with the
clerk of this court either before service
on plaintiffs attorney Or Immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief
demanded In the Complaint or Petition.
Dated: February 28, 2003
Douglas C. Birmingham, Clerk
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Betty Justice. '
As Deputy Clerk
Publish March 6, March 13, March 20
and March 27, 2003
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY. GIVEN that (ohn
G. Fadlo. the holder of the following
Tax Certificate, has filed saildCertlficate
for a tax deed to be lsseethreon.Ihe
certificate ''number" ~hid yeh 'Df
issuance, the descripta' Iof the.proper-
ty. and the names in which It was
assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 188
Year of Issuance: 1996
Application No. 2003-1,
R.E. No. 02540-OOOR
Description of Property:
. Lots 5 and 6. Block 1 of Pine Ridge
Addition to Wewahitchka, Florida.
according to the Plat thereof as record-
ed in Plat Book 2, page(s). 8. of the
Public Records of Gulf County, Florida.
Name In which assessed: NARVIE LEE
RILEY
All of said property being in the Gulf
County. State of Florida. I :
Unless such certificate shall .be
redeemed according to law, the proper-
ty described 'in such certificate will be
sold to the highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse
at 11:00, A.M., E.S.T. Wednesday, the
16th day of April, 2003. Dated this
12th day of March, 2003.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Janis M. Tankersley
Deputy Clerk
Publish March 20, March 27, April 2
and April 9, 2003
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
William H. Carr, Jr., the holder of the
following Tax Certificate, has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be Issued
thereon. The certificate number and
year of issuance, the description of the
property, and the names In which It
was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 216
Year of Issuance: 1999
Application No. 2003-2
R.E. No. 02497-050R
Description of Property:
Lot 24. Block B of lliirl..ibuig
Subdivision to the Ci-, -:.f
Wewahitchka. according to the Plat
thereof as recorded In Plat Book' 1.,
Page(s)3, of the Public Records'of Gulf
County. Florida.
Name in which assessed: Corrine
Salmon \' ,
All of said property being In the Gulf
County, State of Florida.
Unless such. certificate shall be
redeemed according to law, the proper-
ty described In-such certificate will be


Gulf County School Board
February 4, 2003
The Gulf County School. Board
met in regular session on
February 4, 2003,at 1:30p.m.
in the. media center of
Wewahitcbhka High School. The
following members were pre-
sent; Billy C. Quinn Jr., Linda
Wood, Sharon, Gaskin,
SCharlotte Pierce, and Oscar
Redd. The Superintendant and
Board Attorney were- also pre-
sent.
Chairman iuinn presided.
S,:hool Pruoreram Presentations:
The I'ollouinrg sn,-hools made-
their annual program-presen-
tations to the Board:.
Wewahitchka Elementary
School, Wewahitchka Middle
School, and Wewabitchka High
School:
Agenda Item VI was moved to
the second item at the request
of union representatives.
Approval of 2002-2005 master
contract between the Gulf
County School Board and the
,Gulf County Education
Association 'Non-Instructional
employees. FEA, NEA, AFT,
,AFL-CIO including the Safe
IDriver Plan: On Motion by Mr.
'Redd, second by; Mrs. Wood,
and unanimous vote, the.
iBoard approved said contract
and safe dn'.er plan .
Nati.,nal Chdild Passenger
Safety Week ..iill J..nes repre-
-entlng the Gulf County Health
Department gave an overview
ro a 'child salety seat check
.e\ent. and, was i-anrted the
use of outside school property
in front of the old gymnasium
,in Wewahitchka on February
15, 2003.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On
motion by Mr. Redd, second by
Mrs. Pierce, and unanimous
vote, the Board adopted the


agenda amended to include
page 14a (personal matter) and
pages 41a-41d (construction
matters).
CONSENT ITEMS:
On motion by Mr. Redd, second
by Mrs. Wood, and unanimous,
vote, the Board took noted
action on the following consent
agenda items:
Approval of Minutes: Approved
minutes of January 14, 2003
meeting.
Budget Matters/Payment of
Bills; Approved payment of
bills and the following budget
amendment'
Budget Amendment IV -
General
Budget Amendment IV PECO
Budget Amendment IV
Federal
Personnel: Approved job title
change for the Director of
Curriculum and Human
Resources to the .title of
Director of Instruction.
Accepted letter of intent to
retire from Marian Deeson.
assistant school food service
manager at Port, St. Joe
Elementary effective date
December 19, 2003.
Accepted letter of intent to
retire from Carl Phillips,
Maintenance worker effective
June 30, 2003.
Accepted letter of intent ,to
enter the DROP program July
1, 2003 with an anticipated
retirement date of June 30
2008 from Betty Bouington,.
bookkeeper at Port St. Joe High
School. Also approved payment
of terminal leave as requested.
Approved Ken Cohen for the
supplementary pay position of
head boys track coach for the
2002-03 school year at
Wewahitchka High School.
Approved Daniel Miller for the
supplementary pay position of


assistant football coach for the
2002-03 school year at
Wewahitchka High School.
Approved Tony Strange for the
supplementary pay position of
assistant baseball coach for the
2002 -03 year at Wewahitchka
High School.
Approved Johnnie May
Robinson as a substitute cus-
todial worker for the 2002-03
school year.
Approved Jencie Bailey and
Sarah Johnson as substitute
teachers for ,, the 2002-03
school year.,
Student Matters: Approved
parental request for the stu-
dent #595-04-3691X to take
the GED before turning 18
years old, and t,:' ,t.k it ouat of
district if necessary.
Surplus Property: Approved
disposal of the following sur-
plus property from the mainte-..
nance department: Air
Condltioners-PR#'s
071964521, 90909280,
91909292 93909307,
93909308, 93909309,
07196430; Playground
Equipment: Swings-PR#
07184467; Slide-
PR#07196424; Fire Truck- PR#
07196; Airplane Slide- PR#
07196427; Whirl- PR#
07196428; Moon Climber-
PR#071996429; Blue Slide-
PR#71970470; Activity Center-
PR# 71970471; Computer
PR#90900353; Floor
Machines-PR# 90998342,
90998346; Cabinet
SawPR#81972484
Construction Matters: On
motion by Mr. Redd, second by
Mrs. Pierce, and unanimous,
vote the Board approved the
following change orders regard-
Ing the Port St Joe High School
rooling project: Change Order
#8 +$5,424; Change Order 9


I


I PUBLIC NOICE


sold to the' highest bidder in the front
L.:.bb., ;... the Gulf County Courthouse
a I I 0i A:M.. E.S.'7 O,..ine.Ja\ the
16th day of April, .2.:3 l'.eJ this.
12th day of March, 2003.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
'CLERK OF'THE CIRCUIT COURT
.OILF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Janis M. Tankersley*
Deputy Clerk
Publish March 20, March 27. April 2
and April 9, 2003
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
William H..Carr., Jr., the holder of the
following Tax- Certificate, has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be Issued
thereon. The certificate number and
year of Issuance, the description of the
property, arid the names in which It
was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 217
Year of Issuance: 1999
Application No. 2003-3
R.E. No. 02498-0OOR
Description of Property,
'Lot I 29 Blo.:. 'B '0.illiTr.bure
.Sub.nii 'on to We vahcu,. r FF ridda
,'a'. per Plal Book i FPce 3. bec'e
tr'ecordi ir, ,he Ofi.:e ol ihe Cle.rk o'
t-l Clr:,IIn '_?6- i ll "- F-/ r rdlo rda
fni-t-i .-e lr, v t'n" a- -_w'i-'f -'Marganri
Elizabeth Foster Rinehart "
All of said property being in the Gulf
County, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law, the proper-
ty described In such certificate will be
old to the highest bidder In .': lr.:.r.i
Lobby of the Gulf County C:.qunh:.. :e
at 11:00, A.M., E.S.T. Wednesday, the
46th day of April. 2003. Dated this
12th day of March, 2003.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Janis M. Tankersley
Deputy Clerk .
Publish March 20, March 27, April 2
and April 9, 2003
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
William H. Carr, Jr., the holder of the
following Tax Certificate, has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and
year of issuance, the description of the
property, and the names in which It
was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 474
Year of Issuance: 1999
Application No. 2003-5
R.E. No. 06267-012R
Description of Property:
COMMENCING AT THE NW CORNER
OF SECTION 7. TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH.
RANGE 11 WEST, ,:.',ltF COUNTY.
FLORIDA: THENCE "-jFTH i 0004'21-
EAST ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY
OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH,
RANGE 11 WEST FOR 1341.09 FEET
TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY BOUND-
ARY OF THE 100 FOOT RIGHT OF
WAY OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 30-E
(FORMERLY STATE ROAD NO. 30-E);
THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG
SAID RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY AS
FOLLOWS:' SOUTH 23*25'11" EAST
FOR 1642.44 FEET TO A POINT OF
CURVE TO THE LEFT; THENCE
ALONG SAID CURVE WITH A RADIUS
OF 11,426.79 FEET, THROUGH A
CENTRAL ANGLE OF 02*08'33" .FOR
AN ARC LENGTH OF 427.29 FEET TO
THE .POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID
CURVE: THENCE SOUTH 25'33'44"
EAST 1711.69 FEET TO A POINT OF
CURVE TO THE RIGHT: THENCE
ALONG SAID CURVE.WITH A RADIUS
OF 11.415 15 FEET THROUGH A CEN-
TRAL ANGLE OF 05'18'49' FOR AN


ARC LENGTH OF 1058.64 FEET TO
THE POINT OF TANGENCY.OF SAID
CURVE: THENCE SOUTH- 20"14'65W
EAST FOR 2609.88 FEET:. THENCE
LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE,
SOUTH 69"45'05" WEST 809.01 FEET:
THENCE SOUTH 20*02'13" EAST
83.19 FEET FOR THE POINT OF
BEGINNING: THENCE CONTINUE.
SOUTH 20'02'13" EAST 18t26 FEET;
THENCE SOUTH 69"57'47" WEST.
48.20 FEET; THENCE NORTH
20"02'13" WEST 18.26 FEET; THENCE
NORTH 6957'47" EAST. SAID LINE
PASSING THROUGH A COMMON
WALL'FOR 48.20 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING. UNIT 8 SANDCLIFF
TOWNHOUSES:
Name in which assessed: Betty G.
Register
All of said property being in the Gulf
County. State of Florida.,
Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to-law, the proper-
ty described In such certificate will be
sold tb the highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse
at 11:00. A.M., E.S.T. Wednesday, the
16th day of April. 2003. Dated this
13th day of March. 2003.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERKIOF THE CIRCUIT GOURT
GUL.FCQ.TY. FLORIDAle .
BY: /,s/Janls M. Tanke sley .
Deputy Clerk rl' .
Publish March 20, MAcrh 27. April 2
and April 9. 2003
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
William H. Carr,' Jr., the holder of the'
following Tax Certificate, has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be Issued
thereon. The certificate number and
", n .:.1 i Lu m': c a he io :: ripfln of the
pfop.rr', A'd ire rn narm ir. hich it
d.a a =e_:--_d mare as fohlloA;
Certificate No. 156
Year of Issuance: 1999
Application No. 2003-6
R.E. No. 01784-000R
IDescription of Property:
COMMENCING AT NORTHEAST COR-
NER OF NORTHWEST QUARTER OF-
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION
23, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH. RANGE 10
WEST, THENCE RUN WEST 330 FEET:
THENCE RUN SOUTH ON THE WEST
LINE OF THE EAST HALF OF. EAST
HALF OF NORTHWEST QUARTER OF
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID
SECTION 23, TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF
PANAMA CITY WEWAHITCHKA OLD
ROAD FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 250 FEET;
THENCE -RUN WEST 75 FEET:
THENCE RUN NORTH TO SAID
SOUTH SIDE OF SAID PUBLIC ROAD;
THENCE RUN IN A SOUTHEASTERLY
DIRECTION ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF.
SAID PUBLIC ROAD TO POINT OF
BEGNING IN SAID NORTHWEST
QUARTER OF NORTHWEST QUAR-
TER OF SECTION 23., TOWNSHIP 4
SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST. GULF
COUNTY. FLORIDA.
Name in which assessed: Valerie
Myers. Callle Small & Rosle Marie Riley
All of said property being in the Gulf
County, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law, the proper-
ty described in such certificate will 6e
sold to the highest bidder In the front
Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse
at 11:00. A.M.. E.S.T. Wednesday, the
16th day of April. 2003, Dated this
12th day of March, 2003;.,
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: /s/Janis M. Tankersley
Deputy Clerk
Publish March 20. March 27. April 2


and April 9. 2003


and April 9. 2003
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
I FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
William H. Carr. Jr., the holder of the
following Tax Certificate, has filed said -
certificate for a tax'deed to be Issued
thereon. The certificate number and
year of issuance, the description of the
property, and the names In which it
was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 302
Year of Issuance: 1999
Application No. 2003-7
R.E. No. 03330-120R
Description of Property:.
LOT I OF AN UNRECORDED SUBDI-
VISION LOCATED IN SECTION 13,
T5S, Rl 1W. GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA,
BEING .MORE PARTICULARLY
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCING AT THE SW CORNER
OF SECTION 13, T5S, R1 1W; THENCE
N87"30'00" E. 373.18 FEET; THENCE
N2-30'00- W. 1320.00 FEET: THENCE
S87*'1400" E..1393.95 FEET; THENCE
N1032'40" W. 94.32 FEET; THENCE
Nl'31'20" W. 1320.00 FEET TO A
CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE
NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A
GRADED COUNTY ROAD: THENCE
S'9*24'0" WV ALONC SID RICHT OF
1.k'A' LIIL F'. IX .-.:. r,' ILFE T;
iHEr .:E 14I .31 231', i 210, i FECT
FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING:
THENCE S89"24'40" W. 279.45 FEET;
THENCE NI"31'20" W.:210.00 FEET:
THENCE N89*24'40" E. 279.45 FEET;
THENCE S1"31'20" E. 210.00 FEETTO.
THE POINT OF BEGINNING.'
Name In which assessed: Lena Harland
All of said property being in the Qulf
County, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall -be
redeemed according to law, the proper-
ty described in such certificate will be
sold to the highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse
at 11:00, A.M., E.S.T. Wednesday. the
16th day of April. 2003. Dated this
12th day of March. 2003.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Janis M. Tankersley
Deputy Clerk
Publish March 20, March 27. April 2
and April 9. 2003
NOTICE OF REGULAR
MUNICIPAL ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that the City of
Port St. Joe's primary election will be
held Tuesday, May 13, 2003, In the
Fire Station. Polls open at 7:00 a.m.,
EDT. and close'at 7:00 p.m., EDT. '
Registration Books are now open at the
Office of Linda Griffin. Gulf County
Spervisor of elections, "and will remain
open through April 14. 2003. A voter's
drive, to register. or update voter regis-
tration. will be conducted on Saturday,
April 12, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.. at'
Duren's PIggly Wiggly.
"Candidate Qualifying Period" begins
April 16. 2003. at 12:00 noon and ends
April 23. 2003 at 12:00 noon for per-
sons wishing to file as candidates for
the followign offices:
Mayor-Comissioner
Commissioner. Group I
Commissioner, Group II
Mayor Pate and Commissioners
Raffield and Williams currently hold
the above offices. Filing forms are
available In the Supervisor of Elections
Office, Room 122 In the Gulf County
Courthouse.
Absentee Ballots may be requested fol-
lowing the Candidate' Qualification
Deadline (April 23. 2003). If there Is a
Run-Off Election, Absentee Ballots
may be requested May 15. 2003.
Completed Absentee Ballots must be
received In the Supervisor of Elections'
Office by 7:00 p.m.. EDT. the date of
election.
THE CITY OF PORTST. JOE
/s/ Pauline Pendarvis
City Audltor-Clerk
PublishMarch 20 and 27. 2003
NOTICE
An application to Establish a
Bank Branch Office
Pursuant to the requirements of Part
303 of the FDIC Rules and
Regulations, notice Is hereby given
that. on March 20. 2003. Coastal
Community Bank. 22 Avenue E,
Apalachicola, Florida 32329 has filed "
an application with the Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation for permission
to establish, a branch at 208
Monument Avenue, Port St. Joe. Gulf
County, Florida 32456.
Any person wishing to comment on
this application may file his or her
comments In writing with the Regional
Director o the Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation 'at Its regional
office located at 10 Tenth Street. N.E..
Suite 800, Atlanta. Georgia 30309-
3906. Comments by Interested parties
must be received by the appropriate
regional director within 15 days follow-
ing the date of this publication, unless
the comment period has been extended
or reopened In accordance with part
303.9(b)(2). The nonconfidential por-
tions of the application are on file In
the regional office and are available for
public.Inspection during regular busi-
ness hours. Photocopies of the noncon-
fidential portion of the application file
will be made available upon request.
Publish March 27. 2003

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0203-13
The Gulf County Board of County
commissioners will receive bids from
any person. company or corporation
Iltinrested in purchasing the following:
I 1994 John Deere 6300 FWD Tractor
County Inventory #100-436
Serial #L06300M 125710
I'o Inspect this peice of equipment, you
im i-st contact Road Department


Superintendent Bobby Knee at (850)
1 639-2238, as It is still' being used to
cut grass. -
Fiee ir..li:'uie ,:.,i the envelope YOUR
COMPANY N.AME. -that this Is a
SE.4LED BID ;an. Include the BID
NUMBER
Bids will be received until Friday,
April 4. 2003 at 5 00 p n.. E.S.T., at
the Offeice of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr.
Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL
32456, and the bids will be opened
at this. location on Monday, April 7,
2903 at 10:00 a.m., E.S.T.
The Board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
By:/s/Jerry W. Barnes, Chairman
Attest:/s/Douglas C.. Birmingham.
Clerk
Publish March 27 and April 3. 2003
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0203-14
The Gulf .County Board of County
Commissioners will receive bids from
any person, company or corporation
Interested inr.pr,. ii. .c lier : .i:.ii. r.g:
I-New 4%T- .- ar, Tr-.:iof .Ain r
Specifications may be obtained from
the Clerk's Office, Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G..Costln. Sr.
Blvd.. Room 148. Port St. Joe. FL
32456 (850) 229-6113. and questions
-_huaid be die,:ied i.:. R. F. Eeparuivern
.Sup 3rile.n.jal E,..t-.b., Fj'n e 5v 15 ,l
639-223S.
Please indicate on the envelope YOUR
COMPANY NAME, that this is a
SFALED BID, and include the BID
NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Friday,
April 4, 2003 at 5:00 p.m., E.S.T., at
the Office_ of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, 'Sr.
Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL
32456, and the bids will be opened
at this location on Monday, April 7.
2003 at 10:00 a.m., E.S.T.
-The Board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By:/s/Jerry W. Barnes. Chairman
Attest:/s/Douglas C. Birmingham.
Clerk
Publish March 27 and April 3, 2003
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0203-15
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners will receive bids from
any person, company or corporation
Interested in providing the following
goods: -
One (1) New Fire Truck
Bid price to Include delivery, and the'
delivery date must be specified.
Liquidated damages of $25.00 per day
will be assessed for each day goods
Remain undelivered.
Specifications may be obtained from
the Clerk's Office, Gulf County
Courthouse. 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr.
Blvd.. Room 148, Port St. Joe. FL
32456 (850) 229-6113.
Questions should be directed to
Michael L. Hammond at [850).229-
8944.
Please Indicate on the envelope YOUR
COMPANY NAME. that this is a
SEALED BID, and Include the BID
NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Friday.
April 4, 2003 at 5:00 p.m., E.S.T., at
the Office of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin. Sr.
Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe. FL
32456, and the bids will be opened
at this location on Monday, April 7.
2003 at 10:00 a.m., E.S.T.
The Board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By:/s/Jerry W. Barnes. Chairman
Attest:/s/Dougias C. Birmingham.
Clerk
Publish March 27 and April 3, 2003
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0203-16
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners will receive bids from
any person, company or corporation'
Interested In providing the following
goods: ,
One (1) New Fire Truck
Bid price to Include delivery, and the
delivery date must be specified.
Liquidated damages of $25.00 per day
will be assessed for each day goods
remain undelivered.
Specifications may be obtained from
the Clerk's Office. Gulf County
Courthouse. 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr.
Blvd.. Room 148, Port St. .Joe. FL
32456- (8501 229-6113.
Questions should be directed to Shawn
Butler at (850) 229-6337.
Please Indicate on the envelope YOUR
COMPANY NAME, that this Is a
SEALE BID. and Include the BID
NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Friday,
April 4, 2003 at 5:00 p.m., E.S.T., at
the Office of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr.
Blvd.. Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL
32456, and the bids will be opened
:at this location on Monday, April 7.
2003 at 10:00 a.m., E.S.T.
The Board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA'
By:/s/Jerry W. Barnes. Chairman
Attest:/s/Douglas C. Birmingham.
Clerk
Publish March 27 and April 3. 2003


THE J. LESTER

COMPANY REAL

ESTATE APPRAISAL &

CONSULTING SERVICE

A Financial Service Institution
Residential Vacant Land *
Commercial Appraisals,


JAMES E. "JAMIE" LESTER

Real Estate Appraiser & Broker
'Master Degree Business Administration

State Certified Residential Appraiser
License#RD-0001087
Broker License#BK532115

"PROVIDING A QUALITY SERVICE TO A QUALITY COMMUNITY"

Including Consulting Assignments Market Analysis
Feasibility Studies Einances Investments
Eminent Domain Estates Tax Purposes *^

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Fax 850-639-9756

Serving Gulf, Franklin, Bay, Calhoun, Liberty, &
Jackson Counties Specialty Assignments State Wide


ANNUAL DISTRICT 5 SPRING CLEANUP



The Annual District 5 Spring Cleanup will begin, Monday, April

7, 2003. All items must be placed on the right-of-way by

Friday, April 4,2003. The clean-up will begin in Cape San Bias

(starting at State Park) through Indian Pass, Simmons Bayou,

Cape Plantation, Jones Homestead, Oak Grove and Port St.

Joe. This is a one time pick-up NO EXCEPTIONS!!!



All items must be separated

(i.e. white goods, wood products, yard debris, etc.)



PLEASE, NO HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE



If you have any questions, please contact the Gulf County

Public Works Office at (850)227-1401.

Jerry Barnes

County Commissioner

Pish March 27 &District 5
Publish March 27 & April 3


+ $10, 900; Change Order #10
+$9,169; Change Order #11
+$1',600; Change Order #12
+$18,600.
Program Matters: The Board
reviewed the interim adequate
progress reports for the 2002-
03 school year. No action
required." ,
Transportation Matters: On the
motion by Mrs. Gaskin, second
by Mrs. Wood, and unanimous,
vote, the Board approved pn-
vate vehicle- owned d byv he G ul
County Health Departmeri lor
transportation of students as
submitted.
Superintendent's Report: On
motion by Mr. Redd, second by
Mrs. Gaskin, and unanimous
vote the Board approved sixth
graduation at Wewahitchka
Elementary School for May 22,
2003 at 6:00 p.m., CT.
On Motion by Mrs. Pierce, sec-
ond by Mrs. Gaskin, and unan-
imous vote'the Board approved
a project involving students at
Wewahitchka Elementary
School for student Geoffrey
Helms who is working, to
achieve the rank of Eagle
Scout.
The Board, re\'i.,ewd MIcnthl v
Activity Reports of School
Resource Officers at Port St.
Joe Middle/High Schools and
Wewahitchka Middle/High
Schools for the Month of
January 2003. No action
required.
Adjournment: On Motion by
Mrs. Pierce, second by .Mr.
Redd, and unanimous vote, the
Board meeting was adjourned
at 3:15 p.m., CT.









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