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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Star
Publisher: Star
W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe, Fla
Publication Date: October 16, 2008
Copyright Date: 2009
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008


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Steel Rises from the Ground at Sacred Heart


By Tim Croft
Star News Editor
The foundation is poured, and
steel beams are sprouting like
flowers in the spring.
The Sacred Heart Hospital in
Port St. Joe is taking shape by the
day, as officials made clear during
a presentation Tuesday before the
Board of County Commissioners,
and with it quality health care
and as many as 150 jobs.
Peter Heckathorn, vice presi-
dent of Sacred Heart Health
Systems, told commissioners the
project has turned a critical cor-
ner, moving from abstract vision-
ing to the operational logistics.


"As the steel rises, we are mov-
ing to operations," Heckathorn
said. "We are Into a lot of the
details, and we want to share that
with the community."
The hospital pad is down, and
the shell of the hospital is taking
shape. Sacred Heart is work-
ing with the city of Port St. Joe
on sewer, water and electrical
Infrastructure. Sacred Heart has
completed planning of the entire
site on which the hospital and a
medical office building will arise.
The holding ponds that will
mark the entrance have been dug
and filled, and porticos can be
seen from aerial photographs
of areas such as the emergency


room, lobby, diagnostics and lab
areas and the loading dock.
"This has been a long time
coming," Heckathorn said. "It will
close pretty dramatically from
this point."
A certificate of occupancy
should be issued no later than
October 2009, and Heckathorn
said Sacred Heart would need
about 60 days after that to bring
in equipment and ensure the hos-
pital is ready for licensing and a
proposed opening of December of
next year.
The project is currently $4
million over budget, Heckathorn
said, citing economic conditions
that have affected material costs


and site preparation costs and
intensified construction of the
roof and central utility to ensure
power in the event of a major
storm.
Sacred Heart will deal with the
budget shortfall in several ways.
Certain non-critical diagnostic
and lab services will be moved
out of the hospital to the medical
office building. Sacred Heart will
build for 25 patient rooms ini-
tially but will fully equip 19.
"We will hold the other six
back and equip them as need-
ed," Heckathorn said. "Having
the shell of the building accom-
modate 75 beds gives us the abil-
ity to expand as the community


grows."
The hospital also will have four
surgical suites, but only one will
be fully equipped at opening.
Sacred Heart is actively recruit-
ing doctors and is working with
Cypress Development Inc. on the
medical office building: a two-
story facility with space for phy-
sician offices and some diagnos-
tics, and Heckathorn said the
company hopes to close soon on
a commitment from a dialysis
provider.
"That will be a major service to
bring to the community," he said.
The permitting process is under

See SACRED on Page All


'Farewell to a




Peacemaker'


State Rep. Jimmy Patronis presents Gulf Education Foundation
member Carla May with a check for $2,000.


School District


Mulls Random


Drug Testing


By Despina Williams
Star Staff Writer
AtlastTuesday'sschoolboard
meeting in Wewahitchk-a, Gulf
County School Superintendent
Tim Wilder asked the board to
consider random drug testing
of student athletes and par-
ticipants in extra-curricular
activities.
In advocating the measure,
Wilder said he was responding
to a recent survey that ranked
Gulf County second in past
30-day binge drinking among
teens.


"I think we need to do things
a little differently." said Wilder,
who has advocated drug test-
ing in previous meetings.
Wilder and Assistant
Superintendent for Business
Services Bill Carr have
explored the costs of swab kits
for drug testing.
Carr, who called the swab
kit the "most expensive but
least intrusive" method of drug
testing, said the price per test
is $60: $30 for the swab and
$30 for lab work.

See SCHOOL on Page All1


Early Voting Starts Monday


By Tim Croft
Star News Editor
Vote early, avoid the rush.
Early voting begins Monday,
Oct. 20, and will run through
Nov. 1.
Voting on the Monday prior
to Election Day now is pro-
hibited.
Voters In Port St. Joe can
cast their ballots Monday
through Saturday between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET at the
Supervisor of Elections Office
on Long Avenue next to 'lyndall
Federal Credit Union.
In Wewahitchka, the
machines will be revved on
Monday through Saturday
between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
at the Wewahitchka Public
Library on Second Street.
Voters who wish to vote by
absentee ballot should know
that the deadline for mailing
ballots is Oct. 30. After that
date, absentee ballots will be


available only at Supervisor
of Elections Linda Griffin's
office.
Griffin also reminds voters
that this is a general election;
other than areas affected by
the three county commission-
er races, all voters will receive
the same ballot.
And regardless of party affil-
lation, Griffin said, once they
are in the booth, voters can
cast their ballots for any can-
didate in any race they wish.
There also still is time to
make some changes to voter
registration rolls, save for new
voter registration and a change
in party affiliation.
For example, if you have
changed your address, con-
tact Griffin's office to make an
address change. It will quick-
en the process when arriving
at the polls.
Any voter with any ques-
tions is encouraged to contact
Griffin's office at 229-6117.


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Citizens going to Jail for Bail


By Despina Williams
Star Staff Writer
On Halloween Day, the
city of Port St. Joe will be
under siege.
Rogue police offi-
cers will arrest even the
most upstanding citizens.
Officers will ignore Miranda
rights and throw habeas
corpus out the window.
And who will benefit
from the unraveling of our
democracy?
Not some fire-breath-
ing despot, but Port St.
Joe High School's Project
Graduation.
The Project Graduation
committee is busy making


preparations for its most
popular community fund-
raiser, Jail for Bail.
The event will be held
from 3-6:30 p.m. ET Oct.
31 in the empty lot near
City Hall.
Those who are hauled
into the pokey must pay a
minimum $100 fine before
being released. Prisoners
can make phone calls from
their cell to arrange for
payment.
To avoid jail time, those
receiving arrest warrants
may pay their fine prior to
5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30.
Mail checks, made pay-
able to Project Graduation,
to:
Project Graduation


2009
PO Box 485
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
All donations are tax-
deductible.
Now in its 23rd year,
Project Graduation is an
all-night, lock-in celebration
for graduates.
The event provides a safe,
drug- and alcohol-free envi-
ronment on a night when
underage drinking and drug
use soars nationwide.
The event will be super-
vised by parents, and all
seniors will enjoy food,
music and games and
receive at least one door
prize.
Door prizes, donated
by local businesses and


individuals, include phone volunteer your time for Last year, Gulf County
cards, microwave ovens Project Graduation., con- Commissioner Bill Williams,
and computers, tact co-chairman Ronald right, was hauled into jail
To donate a prize or to Pickett, (850) 227-2160. by Sheriff Joe Nugent dur-
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reworking of the base and grade to the proper slope.
Applying one inch of new asphalt and painting of all lines.
The track must be FHSAA sanctioned. The contractor must
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The contractor must be pre-qualified with thte Gulf County
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October 16th, 2008 and ending October 30th, 2008 at 2
p.m. E.S.T. The envelope is to be marked track bis, BID
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"As I have since my election in 2004, I will continue to
separate myself as "The Commissioner" that fights for
transparent, accountable government. I strongly be-
lieve that during the current economic and tax crisis at
the federal, state and county levels, it is critical that
Gulf County keep a Commissioner who has the
knowledge, experience and relationships which comes
with four (4) years on the job. It is imperative for the
future of this district to have a Commissioner who has
proven his ability to see the big picture, navigate
critical issues through the board, and work for the
future of Gulf County.
I respectively request your support in the General
Election on November 4th."


With your vote, you will KEEP a capable leader
that will continue to LEAD not follow.


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Politics always makes for good myth
spinning.
They are as much a part of the process as
a stump speech. The haze of truth-shading
and story-telling this time of year threatens
to pollute, particularly with so many urgent
issues on our plate that must be handled
by the candidates in front of us.
Therefore we hear about ties to a former
radical of the 1960s, of whom there were
of course so few, but little about the asso-
ciation with a party so disenchanted with
the federal government it was pushing to
secede from the country.
We hear about eliminating earmarks
which is like draining a cesspool with a
tablespoon and oil drilling from a candi-
date who had kept to a strict "No Drilling"
mantra his entire career.
Both sides of this democratic process
have had its excursions into the dark
recesses and how this advances solutions
is anybody's guess. ,
In essence, though, the argument could
be made that what is being observed on
state and especially federal stages is local
politics on steroids, a complete breakdown
in collegiality and professionalism that is
both distasteful and counterproductive.
This brings us to one of those whopper
of a myths that emerges during election
season.
The local Republican Party recently spon-
sored a survey of local registered voters in
Gulf County.
Polls are polls, they can offer some
insight and a snapshot on how people
feel, but how they feel when answering the
phone while sitting in the recliner or down
to the dinner table represents something
other than ballot-casting in many cases.
That's why there is always some room,
a margin of error and this case it was 5.7
percent with a 95 percent confidence level.
The survey was conducted by a com-
pany called War Room Logistics, which has
been involved in several campaigns and
conducted surveys statewide on a series of
questions in recent years.
The company polled 278 registered vot-
ers representing a cross-section of the
county demographics and asked those vot-
ers a series of questions about the state of
things in Gulf County.
Several of those questions tie neatly
together and should be considered as
folks consider their votes over the next few
weeks.
When asked whether they favored county-
wide voting for county commissioner races
79 percent said yes or emphatically yes.
This from a group a plurality of which
also rated themselves pretty conserva-
tive in political leanings, rated commis-
sioners' performance negatively, thought
the county was on the wrong track and


ranked economic development and prop-
erty taxes as their top concerns for the
future.
That should burst the bubble that has
been floated publicly the past couple of
years, mostly from the Three Kings, that
folks weren't really all that interested in
county-wide voting, that county-wide vot-
ing was no longer an issue.
The survey was, in fact, a validation of
the last time voters had the opportunity
to privately key word, privately reveal
their feelings on county-wide voting and
that was just four years ago when they
overwhelmingly, nearly to the percentages
reflected in this survey, said they wanted
a return to county-wide voting.
Seems the voters have a better sense
for their pulse than those sworn to rep-
resent them.
They understand that the county bud-
get has become bloated because every pie
has to be sliced five ways. There has to be
enough to go around, particularly for the
Three Kings, to feather the established
fiefdoms, so there has to be more.
And even as several commissioners
proclaim themselves "conservative," they
have overseen the kind of tax-and-spend
government that would earn them a gold
star from those they label "liberals."
Voters understand that the old days,
when there were reasons and rationales
for single-member districts, for ensuring
the voices across geographic and racial
boundaries were heard, are just that, old
days.
Days for the history books and while
there are lessons to learn one is that the
future presents a myriad set of problems
to be solved and the only way those prob-
lems will be solved is together.
Single member districts are the prod-
ucts of division and they perpetuate the
divide.
That is evidenced in how commission-
ers have addressed the issue the past four
years all the way to the White House
then all the way to the round file or
the budget; where mosquito control and
windstorm building requirements seemed
almost diversionary smoke and mirrors
to ensure taxpayers wouldn't notice the
hands still deep in their pockets.
And is it evidenced in the treatment
of economic development as a hobby,
as extending only to a favored few or an
opportunity to be shot down, even at the
cost of jobs in one's own district, if it
means grinding an axe.
There is no more compelling argument
for county-wide voting than what we see
and read about each day.
And then as we watch the Three Kings
lord over the county with the tactics of
divide and conquer.


Letters.



9 to the Editor


Divided We


Fail speaks up


on presidential


attack ads

Jeff Johnson, Divided We Fail
Florida campaign manager:
"We are less than a month away
from the Nov. 4 presidential election
and in the past few weeks, we've seen
an increase in partisan bickering.
From the meltdown in Congress
over the bailout plan that both sides
agreed was necessary to the increase
in negative attack ads in the presi-
dential campaign, partisan bickering
is once again standing in the way of
the issues that affect Floridians and
all Americans every day.
"Frankly, we're spitting mad.
Floridians are watching their retire-
ment vanishing before their eyes.
Millions are struggling to pay for
basic necessities such as health care,
and after two years, all our presiden-
tial campaigns can talk about are
scandals that are at least 20 and in
some case 40 years old.
"This is just not acceptable. We're
not asking the candidates to hold
hands and sing Kumbaya, we're ask-
ing them to focus on the issues
such as health care and financial
security that impact the daily lives of
Americans."
Lori Parham, AARP Florida State
Director
"While families struggle to stretch
every dollar, the campaigns are
spending millions on advertising.
That's a perfect opportunity for them
to tell voters the details of their
health care plans, and to explain
how they will work across party
lines to find real solutions. Instead
each campaign ,at least 50 percent
of presidential campaign commer-
cials are nothing more than negative
attack ads.
"The pundits and consultants
might be telling them, this works,
voters love this stuff. But this is a
historic election, in an especially
challenging economy. Voters want
truth, they want substance. They
don't want to watch a mud-slinging


contest."
Bill Herrle, National Federation
of Independent Business Florida
* executive director
"Small business owners are strug-
gling to access affordable health
insurance options, and we need a
real solution to this crisis,"



Note of Thanks


for Community


Involvement

Dear Editor:
Gulf County Senior Citizens
Associations is a nonprofit orga-
nization working for the good of
senior citizens in Gulf County. Being
a nonprofit agency we have learned
to value those within our county who
give their time and or their resources
to help us accomplish our goal of
serving the frail and elderly.
We would like to take this oppor-
tunity to thank the following people
who volunteered time and resources
to help make our BBQ sale a suc-
cess. Stan Roberson and all the
men of the South Gulf County Fire
Department provided and cooked
the finger-licking good Boston butts.
Jack Masterson and Connie Williams
worked with Buffalo Rock and Frito
Lay securing donations of drinks and
chips. Duren's Piggly Wiggly donat-
ed drinks for the event and Vision
Bank donated water. Flowers Baking
Company donated the buns. We
appreciate the Gulf County Humane
Society for allowing us to participate
in its Paws in the Park venue.
There is always room for another
volunteer. If you have some time and
would like to lend a helping hand,
all help is appreciated. Members of
the board of directors worked at the
venue along with volunteers from the
community.
A little bit of help goes a long way
and to make a difference in the life of
a senior is very rewarding.
Once again I say thank you, thank
you to all who made this event a
success.
ILarry Broome
Executive Director
Gulf County Senior Citizens
Association


ETAOIN SHRDLU


I get asked about once a week
how I got started in the writing
business. It's pretty simple-Mr.
Wesley Ramsey tricked me into it
a quarter of a century ago! And
he did it without saying much.
Now that I think back on it, I don't
think he said anything! He just
looked at me like I couldn't do it
so I set out to prove him wrong!
He was a real newspaper man.
He slid into this world the year
Lindbergh flew the Atlantic and
Babe Ruth hit a record setting
60 home runs. He did a col-
umn on both from his crib. It
is a recorded fact that his first
words were "Etaoin Shrdlu". He
didn't "grow up", he "investigated
his surroundings." If ever a man
found, and properly executed, his
calling in life, Wesley did.
He married Miss Frenchie
because she was absolutely beau-
tiful, she had good sense..and she
could run the front office. They
had all those kids out of neces-
sity! The giant rolls of printing
paper were heavy. Someone had
to unload the ink. Lots of hands
were needed to set type. And
when Wednesday afternoon deliv-
ery time rolled around, the more
the merrier!


I had a serious meeting with
Wesley about a year into my writ-
ing efforts. "Mr. Wes, I have writ-
ten these things for a whole year.
I'm out of ideas. I'm tired and
there is nothing left to say."
He studied on that for less than
a second and thoughtfully replied,
"Oh, you haven't really said that
much yet."
He chuckled at his own good
line as I pondered the truth of
his statement. He added, more to
himself than to me and without a
hint of braggadocio, "Try thirty-
five years!"
There-in lay the genius of
Wesley R. Ramsey. It wasn't the
one time, flash In the pan, great
story. Anyone can find an acorn!
The garbage bins of life run amok
with one hit wonders. It was the
day to day, dig it out of the dirt,
stick to it mentality that set him
apart from the rest of us. He was
relentless in his pursuit of news-
worthy information to pass along
to the readers. He wanted us to
know! If the Kiwanis Club had a
project in the works, Wes would
get the word out. If the Garden
Club changed their meeting date,
he was there to let the mem-
bers know. The ball scores were


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Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
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General Manager: Ron Isbell
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important to him. As were county
elections and paper mill strikes...
and lost dogs, and church pro-
motions and wedding announce-
ments and young folks' birthdays
and murders and wild fires and
flu epidemics...
He was without question the
pulse of our community; as well
as our conscience at times. And
he never seemed to tire or grow
weary or let up in his quest to
keep us abreast of all that mat-
tered in our little corner of the
universe.
He invented "24-7".
No story was too big or too
small. I can't come up with one


idea a week. Wesley wrote a
whole newspaper! Every week!
For years! You let that sink in
for a moment. And I'll tell you
another great thing about him. He
did it without malice or extending
"his own" agenda. In a world of
news media consumed by telling
us how to live or who to vote for
or which movie to see or what to
eat or which war is acceptable
he simply reported the news. He
trusted the reader to ferret out
their stance on such matters.
How refreshing!
I was amazed with his knowl-
edge. Easily, he was one the
smartest men I've ever known.
He could converse intelligently
on a myriad of subjects. 'Course,
you would mostly have to bring
them up. Wesley was fairly quiet.
I always thought it a bit of an
oxymoron; this man ;of so many
written words who didn't beat you
to death verbally. He listened. And
he obviously learned.
People have often asked me if
Wesley was my mentor. Absolutely!
But it certainly wasn't limited to a
few lines in a paper each week.
He was a rock in our church. If
you needed a spiritual beacon,
his light was always on. If you


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had a question or were wrestling
with a problem, he'd lend an ear.
I admired his family life. Listen, I
was having trouble looking after
two children. Wes managed six..
well, five and a half! He didn't
write anything bad about Miss
Frenchie and when I'd ask her
if Wesley had always been this
way, she'd smile and say, "Pretty
much." He was an icon in the
community. His principals of life
never changed or wavered. His
integrity and character were never
questioned. He was not perfect
and he would be the first to
announce that-but we would all
be better off if we took "a page out
of his book".
I told Wesley on several occa-
sions that I was going to stop writ-
ing when he did. We had been Wes
and Kes on the editorial page for
fifteen years or so. The only differ-
ence I could see in our columns
was that some of his made sense.
His insight was a little keener.
His grasp of the situation a little
deeper. His syntax a tad more in
order. He didn't have to advertise
"fair and balanced".
"Mr. Wesley, it seems only right
that we go out together."
He studied on that for a second
before replying, "What if we both
just keep on like we are,"
It was an honor to be his
friend. I never took for granted, or
held lightly, the trust he bestowed
on me by allowing me a little
space in HIS paper.
I have spent the days
since his death peering into the
sky. I keep thinking the clouds are
going to form Etaoin Shrdlu and
we will get the latest antidote from
those streets of gold..

Respectfully,
Kes


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The Junior Service
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proud once again to host
the Gulf County Junior Miss
Program.
There are 15 senior high
school young ladies from all
over Gulf County competing
for the title and more than
$5,000 in scholarship money.
The program will be held
at 5 p.m. EDT Saturday,
Oct. 18, at the Port St.
Joe Elementary School
Auditorium.
America's Junior Miss was


started in Mobile, Ala., in
1958 and today is one of the
largest scholarship providers
of its kind, awarding
more than $2 million in
scholarships each year.
Unlike pageants, AJM
encourages young women to
be confident in who they are
and to strive to reach their
goals and become successful
leaders in our communities.
Instead of a crown and sash,
AJMs receive a medallion to
symbolizetheirachievements
within the classroom and


extracurricular activities.
The winner of the Gulf
County Junior Miss program
will compete in Florida's
Junior Miss in March 2009
in Perry. America's Junior
Miss will be held in Mobile,
Ala., in June 2009.
The Junior Service League


is a nonprofit organization
of women, which helps
area children. The league's
premier project is Jam Packs.
Each year, more than 50
elementary school students
from Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka receive school
supplies from the Junior


Service League, complete
with a new backpack.
Later in the school year,
another 50 students receive
a new set of winter clothes,
thanks to a partnership
among the Junior Service
League, The Tapper
Foundation and Sears. The


Junior Service League also
will award local high school
seniors with more than
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year.
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The forum was the third
in a series sponsored by
the county's Republican
and Democratic parties,
Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce and The Star.
District 3 incumbent Bill
Williams and opponent Bo
Williams shared the stage
with District 5 contend-
ers Barbara Radcliff and
Warren Yeager.
Candidates were allowed
to give opening and clos-
ing statements, and field-
ed questions submitted to


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IT'S TIME...
for a commissioner whose allegiance will always be to
the taxpayers and voters of District 5. I have not and will not
accept any funding from special interest groups or political action
committees. My opponent has.
for a commissioner who has no conflict-of-interest
issues. I do not work for, nor am I associated with, any corporate
entity doing business with Gulf County. My opponent is employed
by Preble-Rish, the county engineering firm of record. For its
services to Gulf County, Preble-Rish has received over $2,200,000
during the past three fiscal years. This presents an obvious
conflict-of-interest for my opponent.
for a commissioner who will be able to evaluate and
vote on every issue brought before the BOCC on its merit and
nothing more. My opponent will have to abstain from voting
on issues involving Preble-Rish in order to avoid appearance of
impropriety; thereby denying the taxpayers and voters of District 5


Elect representation.
I', asking fc
Barbara Radliff your consideration.


For

County Commissioner

District 5


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(different) commissioners,
and that's unacceptable,"
he said.
Throughout the debate,
Williams repeatedly cited
his business credentials,
noting his master's degree
in business management
and 20 years' experience in
the medical field.
Challenger Bo Williams
highlighted his 28 year
service in the Army and
previous experience as the
county's Veterans Service
Officer and SHIP admin-
ister.
During his opening
remarks, Bo Williams
raised a manila envelope
which he said contained
his and wife Lynn's income
tax records for the last four
years, and invited voters to
review the documents.
Describing the "gridlock"
that has plagued the Cur-
rent board, Bo Williams
said he would build con-
sensus among board mem-
bers.
He took a shot at his
opponent for failing to
convince fellow commis-
sioners Nathan Peters,
Billy Traylor and Carmen
McLemore to go his way on
important issues. ... -
"Commissioner Williams
couldn't get another vote If
he paid them $100 bucks a
piece," he quipped.
In her first political
.bid, District 5 contender
Radcliff pledged to bring
"new eyes. fresh Ideas and
independent thinking" to
the board. .
She referenced her hus-
band's 25 years managing
a $7 million manufactur-
ing business, noting that
she worked side-by-side
with him for the last 17
years.
Describing the county as
a "business (that) has not
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pledged to review the bud-
get line-by-line, removing
fat whenever possible.
, If elected, Radcliff said
she would decline the com-
missioners' $7,300 annual
travel allowance and $100
monthly cell phone allow-
ance.
"We forget whose money
we're spending. It's the tax-
payers' money," she said.
A District 5 commission-
er from 1992-2000, Yeager
said he decided to re-enter
the political arena because
of his desire to be a public
servant.
In keeping with his
pledge to promote eco-
nomic development, Yeager
announced that he now
had a "lease in hand from
St. Joe Paper Company for
the mill site."
"By December, we will
have a ship coming into the
Port, creating jobs for the
community," said Yeager,
who is the chairman of the
Port Authority.

County-wide
Voting
Three questions dealt
with the issue of county-
wide voting.
Candidates were asked if
they would vote for county-
wide voting every time it
came before the board, if
they would reduce depart-
ment spending to fund legal
efforts to challenge county-
wide voting in court, and if
they would favor a single
minority district, with the
commissioner of that dis-
trict elected by a county-
wide vote.
All candidates favored
county-wide voting and
noted the difficulties
involved in moving the
agenda forward.
Saying, "There's been no
stronger advocate of coun-
ty-wide voting than myself,"
Bill Williams noted that he
is barred by Robert's Rules
of Order from bringing the
issue up for a vote.
He advised the public to
demand county-wide vot-
ing at commission meet-
ings and recommended
that the county ask the
state to "enjoin the federal
lawsuit."
Boa Williams favored a
more diplomatic approach.
He pledged to meet with
Commissioner Peters, the
plaintiff in the original con-
sent order which resulted
in single member districts,
and "ask him to step out-
side and smell the roses."
Williams cited the
presidential candidacy of
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tion of county tax collec-
tor Shirley Jenkins as
evidence that single mem-
ber districts are no lon-
ger needed to guarantee
minority representation.
He also called for term
limits to prevent multiple-
term commissioners from
"homesteading on the
board."
Yeager defined the
board's greatest challenge
as figuring out "how to
get that third vote." (Bill
Williams and commission-
er Jerry Barnes voted on
the losing end of a 3-2 vote
for county-wide voting.)
Radcliff defined the pres-
ervation of single-mem-
ber districts as politically
motivated, saying, "(Peters,
McLemore and Traylor)
are voting that way to pre-
serve their futures."
Addressing how com-
missioners would pay for
the challenge to county-
wide voting in court, all
candidates expressed con-
fidence that money could
be found in the budget,
with Bill Williams suggest-
ing taking $200,000 out of
cash reserves.
Radcliff and Yeager
agreed to consider the cre-
ation of a special minority
district, with the former
calling the idea "a begin-
ning," and the latter, a "last
resort."
Bill Williams and Bo
Williams did not offer a
direct opinion of the pro-
posal.
Bo Williams again insist-
ed that the issue of coun-
ty-wide voting would be


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ing "to the good sense of
Peters," while Bill Williams
questioned his opponent's
judgement.
"Unless he has some
magic wand and fairy dust,
that conversation with
Nathan Peters will not do
anything," he said.

Citizen Input
One question asked
about the need for citi-
zens' input in governing
matters, citing the coun-
ty's decision to grant the
St. Joe Company owner-
ship of a portion of U.S.
98 as an example of a
disconnect with public
opinion.
Though none addressed
the highway issue directly,
all candidates pledged to
be responsive to citizen
input and supported hold-
ing referendums when
necessary.
Bill Williams favored
referendums on "major
issues like the hospital
tax," and noted his quar-
terly town hall meetings
as examples of his wel-
coming of public opinion.
Bo Williams and
Barbara Radlcliff took the
opportunity to chastise
commissioners for what
they described as rude,
arrogant and condescend-
ing treatment of residents
during commission meet-
ings.
Bo Williams said he
would "motion for recess"
any time a commissioner
overstepped his or her
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Though the lease has
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requested that the county
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annual property taxes on
the property.
A question asked what
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Bo Williams and Yeager
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determine the value it
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Bill Williams noted the
courthouse's "historic
value" and traditional uses
for special meetings and
county services. He also
called for the board to
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Investment" in the park-
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"I don't see why we
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said. "Let's close down the
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Though all candidates
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Dear Voter,

During the past few weeks, I have presented my qualifications to you. This week I want
to share with you a few of the crime prevention programs that I would like to implement
as your Sheriff. I will form partnerships with citizens and local businesses to bring the
following services to Gulf County.

Operation Safe House: Currently, there is no system in place to ensure your house is
checked on a routine basis if you are out of town. If you request additional security,
the request is entered into the sheriff's office computer and no further action is taken.
Operation Safe House will ensure your house is checked on a routine basis and will
create a "hot sheet" of businesses and homes requesting additional services. Deputies
will be issued a "hot sheet" at the beginning of their shift and will attempt to check the
homes and business throughout their shift. Upon your return, the sheriff's office will
inform you of the dates and times the security checks were performed.

Operation Site Watch: With the rising problem of copper theft, construction sites are a
known area of opportunity for thieves. Operation Site Watch will identify construction
sites throughout the county and these sites will be placed on the "hot sheet" as mentioned
above. Construction sites for new homes or remodeling will receive extra security by
deputies throughout their shift.

Operation Safe Business: This program would form a partnership between the businesses
and the Sheriff's Office. The business would provide emergency contact information to
the sheriff's office that would be available to law enforcement and fire departments in
the case of a break in, storm damage, fire or other emergency situation. Businesses will
be given a numbered decal that will be posted on the front of the business. Should any
situation occur that requires emergency contact to be made, the officials on scene would
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said Radcliff, "denies the
people of District 5 the
representation they pay
for and they deserve."
Radcliff said her service
on the board would pose
no conflicts of interest,
adding that she neither
had "relatives looking for
jobs" or "ties to develop-
ers.
In his closing remarks,
Yeager pushed back at
Radcliff, portraying her as
a newcomer and question-
ing whether she could be
entrusted to make deci-


sons on issues such as
taxes.
"My record is clear,"
he said. "You know who I
am."
The next candidates
forum will be Saturday
at 2 p.m. (CT) at the
Wewahitchka Senior
Center.

Next week, we'll bring
you the candidates in the
Sheriff State Attorney and
Congressional District 2
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Jackie recalled. "He thought
about what he had seen. I
remember that made a big
impression on him."
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while Heyser was training
at Turner Air Force Base
in Albany, Ga., and started


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With Jackie back in
Apalachicola expecting their
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baccalaureate," she said. a family a year later with
"That was exciting to the birth of their first son,
me. You remember cer- Richard, who now is retired
tain things that trip your and living in Apalachicola
switch." after an Air Force career of
As a Kappa Alpha in his own.
Tallahassee, Heyser would A student of aeronau-
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earning his ROTC officer flying and was one of six
commission, he entered expert pilots in the 4080th
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1952 and served during Wing to be sent to Area
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a five-year stint piloting the train as a U-2 pilot. But it
fighter-bomber F-84, which wasn't a task he jumped
had the task of transport- into, Jackie said.
ing the 20-kiloton atomic "He was the only one
bomb to test sites, who did not volunteer," she
"He was out there in said. "It was just something
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secret site in the desert, and
later In Del Rio, Texas, at
Laughlin Air Force Base. But
he did manage to get some
time back in Apalachicola
and gate the backyard for
his young sons.
Lockheed's high-altitude,
subsonic spy plane allowed
little margin of error, lead-
ing to several operational
accidents, mainly because
of problems with breathing
pure oxygen and maintain-
ing control when the slight-
est miscalculation could
lead to catastrophe.
"The thing that scared
me most was the oxygen.
It crept up on you. That's
what worried me," Jackie
said. "The U-2 was very
unforgiving. I was begin-
ning to get uneasy about
him flying that plane. They
were losing them right and
left."
The aircraft would
become most famous to
Americans when pilot
Francis Gary Powers was
shot down over Soviet ter-
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"The airplane was unlike
anything the Air Force had,"
Heyser said in a 2002 inter-
view. "It was phenomenally
productive, which to the
pilots flying it, gives you a
great deal of satisfaction.
No matter how dangerous,
it's offset by the satisfaction
that 'you done a good job.'"
On Oct. 14, 1962, then-
Major Heyser, one of the
U-2 program's most expe-
rienced pilots, would make
history, beginning with a
briefing by several gener-
als at Edwards Air Force
Base in California, a train-
ing location for the Central
Intelligence Agency, regard-
ing a top-secret mission
over Cuba.
"I was normally briefed
by a major, and they
explained what they were
after," he said. "They said
(President) Kennedy want-
ed an Air Force pilot to do
it. There were all kinds
of evidence leading to the
fact they were building that
missile site, but they want-
ed the hard evidence. They'
wanted a picture."

'Some secretive
stuff'
Heyser took off from
Laughlin Air Force Base in
Texas for a six-hour mis-
sion in the all-black CIA
version of the U-2, differ-
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good lens in that camera,"
Heyser quipped in a 2002
interview with the Times.
Three years later, he told
the Washington Post no one
was more relieved than he
that the crisis ended peace-
fully, saying he did not want
to go down in history as
the man who started World
War III.
"I kind of felt like I was
going to be looked at as
the one who started the
whole thing," Heyser said.
"I wasn't anxious to have
that reputation."
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to prioritize where our county is lacking and work to-
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to piloting.
From 75,000 feet in
the air, Heyser flew over
San Cristobal in western
Cuba and photographed
the Soviet military install-
ing medium-range nuclear
missiles 90 miles from Key
West. In all, Heyser, who
was 35 at the time, made
five flights over Cuba in
nine days.
The photos later would
make international news
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missile crisis that would
bring the world's super-
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Life is full of choices. For many crops,
backyard vegetable gardeners must
choose between starting with seeds and
starting with transplants. You can have a
successful garden either way, but seeds
and transplants both have their advantages
and disadvantages you should consider
them before deciding which is best for
you.
Oneofthebiggestadvantages transplants
offers is an early start with your garden.
Transplants are grown in protected seed
flats or seed beds, and they are started
before the weather is suitable for planting
directly in the garden. Whether you start
your own transplants or buy them at your
garden center, you will be several weeks
ahead of gardeners who start with seeds.
Using transplants allows you to choose
only the best for your bed. You will have


many more than you really need. If you're
buying transplants at the garden center,
you can pick and choose from what
available. Either way, you can select only
the strongest and healthiest-looking plants
to go in your garden.
It's easier to start from transplants,
especially if you only want a few plants. For
something like a window box, containers,
raised bed or small garden patch,
transplants are much more practical than
starting from seed.
Finally with transplants you avoid
seedling decay problems. Diseases are
easier to control in a seed flat than in
the garden; the seed flat is better for
germination and seedling growth.
The main disadvantage in using
transplants is that the cost would mount
up quickly if you bought plants for a large


garden. Also some crops are difficult to
transplant successfully. 'Turnips, carrots,
mustard and similar crops are better
started from seeds.
Setting the transplants in the garden
is a simple matter. If you are raising your
own, they should be ready to plant when
they are 4 to 6 weeks old. Transplants
you buy at a garden center usually are
ready to set out immediately In either
case, as I already have suggested, select
only strong, vigorous, disease-free plants
of the recommended variety to put in your
garden.
Be careful not to disturb the roots of
the plants in a box or flat, and cut the
soil into squares like brownies before
transplanting With individual containers,
moisten the soil before removing the plant.
Some transplants are grown in peat pellets.


These are inserted directly into the soil, so
don't try to remove the plants from them.
Make sure the soil in which you will
be transplanting has adequate moisture.
Once you have placed the transplants in
the hole, continue to irrigate to maintain
adequate soil moisture.
To help the transplants get off to a quick
start, apply a starter fertilizer solution. You
can buy these ready-mixed or make your
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Make a Difference Week


The City of Port St. Joe
schools, organizations,
and private businesses will
really make a difference in
our community this year.
The PSJ Elementary and
Faith Christian Schools
have sent home flyers ask-
ing the children to gath-
er food (canned) in their
neighborhood to fill the
shelves of our commu-
nity food bank. The PSJ
ROTC, Boy Scout Troop
47, PSJ Soccer league and
the Gene Raffield Football
League members will col-
lect food for this effort.
This effort is particu-
larly important as the
People Helping People's
food pantry is low and the
organization is providing
30 bags of groceries to
needy people each week
and things are only getting
worse, according to Jerry
Stokoe of People Helping
People.
All of the kids are Invited
to bring their food items to
the Frank Pate Park on
Oct. 18, drop them off and
enjoy a hotdog, drink, and
chips. All children that


L-R: Damon McNair of WIG, Mayor Mel Magidson, Quen
Lamb of People Helping People, Autumn Yoakum of Port St.
Joe High School JROTC program, Lt. Commander (Ret.) Marty
Jarosz of the JROTC program and Jerry Stokoe of People
Helping People after Magidson signed a proclamation
regarding Make a Difference Week.


bring an item will receive a
Make A Difference button
to wear. They will also be
able to enjoy the Jumping
House provided by the PSJ
Jumping Bean Company.
This event could not
have been made possible
without the help of the fol-
lowing people, businesses
and organizations:
Washington Improve-


ment Group, Damon
McNair, People helping
People of Gulf County,
Preble-Rish Inc., Bill
and Sandy Kennedy,
PSJHS Navy ROTC,
PSJ Elementary School,
Tammy Buccieri, Faith
Christian School, City of
Port St. Joe, Vision Bank,
Ben Welch and Boy Scout
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Honoring M


By Tim Croft
Star News Editor

Stoking memories from a still vivid
era.
That's what Port St. Joe city com-
missioners hope to do as part an over-
all design to pave the dirt lot next to
City Hall.
Commissioners last week decided
to move forward with the engineer-
ing portion for a monument centered
on the old mill whistle, the sound of
which kept time in this community for
decades.
The whistle, which dates to Kinney's
Sawmill, is the last remnant of the old
paper mill that was demolished several
years ago.
The city has had the whistle in
a warehouse as commissioners have
tried to come up how to use it in way
that is in keeping with its Importance
in history.
In addition to the whistle, the pro-
posal for the monument includes a
plaque or plaques detailing the history
of the mill and what it meant to the
community.
"We want to show off the history of
that," said Matt Fleck, executive direc-
tor of the Downtown Redevelopment
Agency (DRA). "This could be a good
spot for It."


Workers


The city is set to use road bond
money to pave the lot next to city
hall, to provide parking spaces and
landscaping and improve aesthetics.
A gazebo is also part of the current
design.
Out of discussions about the proj-
ect's design was hatched the idea of
a monument which would honor the
paper mill and its workers.
"The whistle is a great idea but this
monument is not just to the paper mill,
but the mill workers," said commis-
sioner Perky White.
The intent is also to sell memo-
rial bricks which will be laid on the
grounds around the monument.
"That would also memorialize the
workers," said Amber Davis of the
SaltAir Farmer's Market group, which
has also been involved in design of the
project. The market, she said, would
fit perfectly in the design for the lot, as
would other events.
The city would use $150,000 in
road bond money and the Downtown
Redevelopment Agency has pledged
$50,000, Fleck said.
There is still another $25,000 need-
ed to complete the project and com-
missioner Rex Buzzett wondered if the
DRA would not fund that additional
sum. Other potential sponsors are also
being sought.


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Wilder said the school
system would test eligible
students randomly, except
in cases where administra-
tors have a "reasonable sus-
picion" that a student has
used an illegal drug.
"If an administrator
thinks a student is under
the influence, what they've
done in other places is use
the SRO (School Resource
Officer), who is trained to
swab the mouth," Wilder
said.
Port St. Joe High School's
SRO, Stacey Strickland, has
received training in swab
testing, Wilder said.
In 2002, the U.S. Supreme
Court broadened the author-
ity of public schools to test
students for Illegal drugs,
making it possible to test
all middle- and high-school
students participating in
extracurricular activities.
Previously, schools only
were allowed to drug test
student athletes.
Acknowledging the con-
troversial nature of school
drug testing, Wilder said the
school system would need
to exercise caution.
"We have to be very care-
ful in how we do it, that it is
random, that we're not pick-
ing on someone," he said.
Though budgetary con-
straints will not allow the
school board to Implement
drug testing at this time,
Wilder urged the board to
keep the program "in mind
when funds become avail-
able."
In other school board
business:
Coordinator of Special
Services Deborah Crosby
told the board the speech
pathologist position
remains unfilled after being
advertised for months. The
vacancy will require the
board to hire an aide to
assist speech pathologist
Jane Creamer, who is based
in Wewahitchka.
A total of 114 students in
the district require speech
therapy.


Though not a permanent
solution, hiring an aide will
enable Creamer to work
with more students at one
time, thus lessening her
workload.
Crosby attributed the lack
of interest in the speech
pathologist position to a sal-
ary that is not competitive
with neighboring counties.
She said speech therapists
make $15,000 a year more
in Bay County than in Gulf
County.
State Rep. Jimmy
Patronis, R-Panama City,
made a special appearance
at the meeting to honor the
Wewahltchka Lady Gators
softball team's Class 2A
state championship victory
this May.
"Nobody gets to brag any
louder than I do about hav-
ing the state championship
team in my backyard," said
Patronis, who presented
the team a plaque honoring
their achievement.
Patronis told the girls to
consider the plaque "the
state of Florida giving you
an Atta, boy,' or in this case,
Atta, girl.'"
At the meeting, Patronis
presented $2,000 to the
Gulf Education Foundation,
which provides mini-grants
for education and learning
projects in the district.
Accepting the donation,
Gulf Education Foundation
representative Carla May
said the Consortium
of Florida Education
Foundations will match the
donation.
"This $2,000 just became
$4,000," said May.
The Consortium will
match up to $11,000 in
Gulf Education Foundation
funds. May said fundrais-
ing has been tight this year,
and the foundation is about
$2,000 short of that bench-
mark.
m Board chairperson
Linda Wood signed a reso-
lution proclaiming Oct. 1-
S10, 2008, "Disability and
Awareness Weeks."


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way on the office building,
and Heckathorn said con-
struction should begin in
30 days and dovetail with
work on the hospital.
A key hurdle was just
passed, Heckathorn added,
as the Florida Agency for
Health Care Administration
(AHCA) approved its appli-
cation for access to what is
known as the Low Income
Pool (LIP) funds.
Through this mechanism,
Sacred Heart, which has yet
to withdraw from the sales
tax monies collected by the
county for indigent care the
past couple of years, can
leverage those sales tax dol-
lars through AHCA, and in
turn, the federal govern-
ment to pull down addi-
tional funding.
Right now, that would
amount to a roughly 17-per-
cent increase in funding.
"That is a big step," said
commissioner Bill Williams.
"In health care, when you
are going from development
to operations, that's impor-
tant. This is the centerpiece
of our economic recovery, I
think."


Using the Sacred Heart
facility in Destin as a tem-
plate, Heckathorn said
the company anticipates
employing as many as 150
people at opening. Right
now, the Destin facility
employs about 500.
"We would anticipate
being in that same range,"
Heckathorn said. "They will
be good jobs, with bene-
fits."
Heckathorn noted that in
health care, the standard
ripple effect from such a
facility would be 8:1, mean-
ing every dollar spent at the
hospital will translate into
$8 flowing into the com-
munity.
Sacred Heart Health
Systems already has estab-
lished radiology services
at the Health Department
facility in Port St. Joe and
has physical rehabilitation
clinics in Port St. Joe and
Beacon Hill.
A full-time administra-
tor Destin administrator
Roger Hall will oversee the
Port St. Joe facility in the
meantime -also is on the
agenda.


HEYSER
Kennedy announced to the world
on Oct. 22, 1962, that the photos
proved the Soviet Union was build-
ing secret sites for nuclear-tipped
missiles. The crisis ended six days
later, when Soviet Premier Nikita
Khrushchev agreed to withdraw the
missiles.
Jackie said she knew very little
about the nature of her husband's
top-secret assignment.
"I was very unaware of any of it.
I knew he was doing some secretive
stuff," she said. "He had been off on
several special missions."
Heyser's sister, Marilyn Harless,
of Panama City Beach, recalled
learning about her brother's
exploits when her husband called
to her, saying "Better come here.
Your brother's on TV."
Son Rick remembered his mom
shouting for him to "come inside


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because your dad's going to be
on TV in a while. Then it got all
over the neighborhood because the
backyard's connected."
Jodi Harless, Heyser's niece,
probably wasn't born during the
missile crisis, but she knows all
about it, having visited one of the
last remaining U-2 planes, now on
display at the Smithsonian, and
bringing back a photo of it to show
her uncle.
A little more than a month after
his mission, he was summoned
to the White House to meet with
President 'John E Kennedy. A pho-
tograph of that 20-minute meeting,
signed by Kennedy with the inscrip-
tion "with esteem and best regards,"
hangs in the living room of the
Apalachicola home Heyser designed
and built, and where he lived out
his quiet retirement.


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In addition to serving two tours in
the Vietnam War, Heyser later over-
saw the nation's Peacetime Aerial
Reconnaissance Program in Hawaii.
He retired from active service in
February 1974 after 30 years of
service as a combat veteran.
His military decorations include
three Distinguished Flying Crosses,
a Bronze Star, seven Air Medals,
the Meritorious Service Medal and
numerous other awards for military
campaigns.
Heyser's sister, a 1942 Chapman
High School grad whose first hus-
band, Lt. Bill Helfert, was killed when
his B-29 was shot down over Tokyo
during World War II, said she knew
from a young age her brother would
become a distinguished aviator.
"We were Air Force," she said.
"I don't think he ever thought of
anything else."


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Fishing and Hunting Report


By Scott Lindsey
Contributing Writer

Its a shame every month
can't be October. The air and
water temperatures continue
to fall, and we even had a
small amount of rain, which
for October is rare.
Fishing still is king, but hunt-
ing is slipping into the picture
week by week. When the first
phase of dove season came in
Oct 4, hunters found a pleas-
ant surprise, an increase in the
bag limit from 12 birds to 15.
The daily bag limit is a com-
bined bag limit and applies
to both morning doves and
white-winged doves.
This year, the US. Fish
and Wildlife Service said
states could increase bag lim-
its without giving up hunting
days.
Florida's three-phase dove
season runs Oct. 4-27, Nov.
15-30 and Dec. 13 to Jan.
11. Hunting during the first
phase is legal from noon until
sunset. Hunting is allowed
during the latter two phases
from 30 minutes before sun-
rise until sunset.
Crossbows can be used on
private land by any hunter.
Crossbow season doesn't apply
to Wildlife Management Areas,
however. Crossbow season in
the Northwest zone runs from
the Monday after Thanksgiving
(Dec. 1) through Dec. 7.
The most common game
to take during crossbow sea-
son will be deer and wild hog.
Only bucks may be taken,
and one antler must be at
least 5 inches long above
the hairline. Crossbows and
bows must have a minimum
draw weight of 35 pounds,
and hand-held releases on


bows are permitted.
It is legal to shoot gobblers
and bearded turkeys during
crossbow season. Only one
can be taken per day, and
there is a two-bird fall-sea-
son limit. Turkey hunting in
Holmes County in fall and
winter is not permitted.
Muzzleloading season runs
Nov. 21-23. During muzzle-
loading gun season, bows and
crossbows are legal methods of
taking game on private lands,
along with muzzleloaders. On
WMAs, only muzzleloaders
may be used.
Fbr hunting deer, muzzle-
loaders firing single bullets
must be at least .40-caliber.
Guns firing two or more balls
must be 20-gauge or larger.
You may not use muzzleload-
ers with self-dontained car-
tridge ammunition capabilities
or possess modern firearms
during muzzleloading season.
Over on Navarre Beach at
Half Hitch Tackle, manager
Ben White said with the water
cooling down, the surf fish-
ing should get hot. Pompano,
whiting, bluefish, redfish and
ladylish will be your choices.
Sand fleas and shrimp will
be the best baits when casting
from shore. Almost every fish
in the gulf will eat shrimp.
When catching reds, be
sure they are in the slot limit,
and also remember a 27-
inch red has to be measured
with a pinched tail. The off-
shore fishing for snapper and
grouper should be good until
Oct. 31, when snapper sea-
son goes out in state waters.
You can continue to catch
black snapper year-round.
In state waters, the limit is
five with a 10-inch length limit
and in federal waters you are


allowed 10 black snapper.
Trout and redfish remain
on the grass flats. The big-
ger trout can be found early
in the morning until about
8 a.m. Trout can be caught
on grubs, but the favorite
lure is topwater such as Top
Dog, Rapala Skitterwalk and
Bango lures. Cast-netted pil-
chards always are a good
standby when artificial fails.
Contact Half Hitch Navarre at
(850) 939-9885 for up-to-the-
minute fishing reports.
Tim Broom at Half Hitch
ITaelde is the man you want
to contact for information in
the Destin area. According to
Tim, trolling close to shore you
will find an abundance of king
mackerel and blackfln tuna. If
you are looking for that king of
a lifetime, fall is the time to do
so. King will be with us until
the middle of November or the
first really cold snap. After that,
you will have to look farther
south. The really big kings are
the first to arrive in the spring
and the last to leave in the fall.
Pier fishermen as usual will
have all the Spanish mack-
erel they know what to do
with until later on in the fall
when they also move on with
the king mackerel. In the fall,
most fishermen look forward
to the return of pompano
from their summer grounds
in Louisiana. Whiting usu-
ally caught under the lights at
night also will be showing up
in large numbers this month.
Give Tim a call at (850) 837-
3121 if you need an update
on Destin fishing.
Danny Copeland at
Copeland's Gun and Tackle
in Freeport said shellcracker
and bream are starting to
respond to the cooler tem-


peratures and are turning on
in the Choctawhatchee River.
Danny said a large number
of frogs were gigged on the
river last week along with
flounder being gigged in
Choctawhatchee Bay at night.
Crappie really are turned on
around Bishops Lake and in
the slack waters in the river.
One form of bass fishing that
is overlooked in this river is
the use of live shrimp and
cane poles. The old-timers
remember because once it
was the only way to catch
bass. Go by Copeland's and
let Danny explain how ifs
done, or call him at (850)
835-4277 if you have any
questions about the fishing in
the Freeport area.
In the Panama City Beach
area, king mackerel are as
thick as they ever will be.
Those who fish from kayaks
should have no trouble catch-
ing a limit in and hour or two
in the afternoon. Live bait
has returned to shallow water
and catching it with a gold-
hook rig is rather simple.
Hook on a live or dead cigar
minnow and hold on because
it shouldn't take long to catch
either a king or Spanish
mackerel.
Over to the east at C-
Quarters Marine, flounder
are being gigged on the wind-
less nights when the water
is slick. This week should
be good because of the dark
moon. There just isn't enough
light to move the flounder out
of shallow water.
Bobby at C-Quarters said
the weather hasn't cooperated
very well this week so no one
fished offshore, but speckled
trout are on the flats and in
the bay. Flounder also are
being caught on live shrimp
and bull minnows. Call C-
Quarters in Carrabelle at
(850) 697-8400 for the avail-
ability of live bait, guides and
for fishing conditions.


While fishing with his father, Tony, and brother,
Dylan, last week at Jetty Park, 8-year-old Derek
Whitehead reeled in a massive redfish. The fish
measured 38 inches long and weighed 35 pounds.
Unfortunately, the redfish was 8 pounds over regulation
size, and Whitehead reluctantly released it back into
the water. But before he did, he summoned his mother,
Charlotte, to the park to snap this keepsake photo.



Annual Sportsman's


Banquet Set Nov. 6


That little hint of fall
teasing us early each
morning these days means
one of area sportsmen's
most anticipated events is
soon to occur.
The date of the Annual
Gulf/Franklin Sportsman's
Banquet has been set for
Nov. 6. Port St. Joe Lions
Club members are scur-
rying to make this year's
event' bigger and better
than ever.
Attendees once again
will enjoy the natural
beauty of the Box R Ranch
while socializing with area
sportsmen and enjoying
appetizers of Apalachicola
oysters, boiled shrimp and
all the trimmings begin-
ning at 5 p.m. The bever-
age bar also will open at
that time.
At 6:30 p.m., beneath
a canopy of live oaks and
palms, the eating begins.
Chef Charlie Norton's
"world famous, no-man-
left-hungry" rib-eye steaks
will take up a goodly por-
tion of the plate, leaving
just enough room for the
salad, potato and rolls.
Don't forget to save room
for Paige's "almost equally
famous" banana pudding.
At 7:30, the real excite-


ment begins. More than
$25,000 worth of contri-
butions and prizes will be
distributed to the guests
through silent auctions,
public auctions and raf-
fles. Hundreds of items
will be offered, including
shotguns, hunting rifles,
offshore fishing trips, vaca-
tion rentals on Cape San
Blas and Mexico Beach,
rods and reels, original art,
prints and numerous other
outdoor products.
There also will be an
array of items specifically
for the ladies' auctions.
Tickets are $50 for indi-
viduals, $80 for couples and
$25 for children. They can
be purchased at Preble-Rish
and Hannon Insurance in
Port St. Joe, allApalachicola
State Bank locations,
Carrabelle Chamber of
Commerce in Franklin
County or from any Lions
Club member.
Additional information
or ticket purchases can be
made by calling (850) 227-
7200, 229-1133 or 653-
8805.-
Nearly $20,000 was
raised at 2007's banquet
for community service pro-
grams in Gulf and Franklin
counties.


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Tiger Sharks Ramble over Pirates


By Tim Croft
Star News Editor

Port St. Joe did not so much
beat the visiting Sneads Pirates
on Friday night as trample them.
The Tiger Sharks rushed for
398 yards on just 38 carries and
had another dominating home
game on defense to snag a key
41-6 District 1-1A victory heading
into a three-game road stretch.
"We needed this," Port St. Joe
coach Vern Barth said. "After
last week (a lopsided loss at
West Gadsden) we needed this
momentum heading into the
games we have coming up."
Port St. Joe improved to 2-1
in the district and 3-2 overall.
Sneads fell to 1-3 and 1-4.
Port St. Joe gashed the Pirates
all game between the tackles,
a mix of counters and traps
opening huge holes for a backfield
that received contributions from
seven running backs.
Pierre Bell led the way with 187
yards and one touchdown on 12
carries. Darrell Smith added 74
yards and a pair of touchdowns,
and Greg Farmer 66 yards and
two touchdowns.
Calvin Pryor added another 41
yards rushing and scored on a
44-yard interception.
"We were sloppy at times,
but overall, we executed,"
Barth said. "We preached it all
week: fundamentals, staying


with blocks, wrapping up. We
preached it day after day, and the
kids responded."
On the other side of the line
of scrimmage, the Tiger Sharks
were all but impregnable. They
allowed 82 total yards, a mere 48
on 19 carries. by the overpowered
Pirates. Sneads finished with six


first downs and just two genuine
scoring threats.
"We got after it and got people
to the football," said Port St.
Joe defensive coordinator Chuck
Gannon. "Last week, our first
five or six tackles against West
Gadsden were made by a single
guy. This week was more of a


group thing. They understand we
have to play these one at a time."
The Tiger Sharks set the tempo
from the outset.
In the first half, Port St. Joe
had four drives of at least 72
yards and easily could have been
ahead by much more than its
22-6 halftime lead.


Sneads' lone points came after
Greg Farmer had put Port St. Joe
on the scoreboard with a 4-yard
run to finish an 86 yard drive the
first time the Tiger Sharks had
the ball.
On their next possession,
though, the Tiger Sharks could
not convert a first down, and
Sneads took over at the Port St.
Joe 34.
On the next play, quarterback
Taylor Edge hit wideout John
Locke on a deep fade down the
right sideline to tie the game,
neither team converting extra
points.
Port St. Joe answered by going
80 yards in seven plays, Smith
bruising over from the 3-yard line
and Pryor hitting Willie Quinn for
a two-point conversion.
The next time they had the
ball, the Tiger Sharks went 72
yards in five plays, the final 23
yards coming from the legs of
Farmer.
After Port St. Joe gained 351
yards in the first half, the teams
combined for just 49 total yards
in a scoreless third period.
Early in the final quarter, the
Tiger Sharks put any doubts
to rest as Smith weaved 41
yards for a rushing touchdown
and Pryor struck with his
defensive touchdown 30 seconds
later.
Bell capped the scoring with a
39 sprint with 1:38 to play.


Photo courtesy of Micah Peak


Wewa Trounces


Franklin County

By David Adlerstein Taylor Hires pounced on
Florida Freedom the pigskin, but they were
Newspapers unable to punch it in before
halftime.
Wewa secured the win
The Wewahitchka Gators with a powerful second-half
took advantage of Franklin performance, begun when
County errors in the first Knowles ran it in from 5
half, then took over in the yards out with 9:32 left in
second as they sailed to a the quarter.
54-14 victory Friday night in Two minutes later, the
Eastpoint. GatorsrecoveredaSeahawks
With about 11 minutes fumble at midfield, and the
left to go in the first quarter, sophomore running back,
junior quarterback Cody zoomed in from 44 yards
Wade took off from his out on the subsequent play
own 40-yard line on a 33- for a 28-6 lead.
yard sprint into Seahawks Knowles scored next on
territory. He followed that a scamper into the end
up on the next play with a zone from the Seahawks'
touchdown pass to senior 19, following a Lollie
wide receiver Josh Lollie to interception. The kick was
put the Gators up 7-0. blocked, but the Gator lead
Later in the quarter, the was 34-6.
Seahawks were on the march The Seahawks pulled
into Wewa territory when closer when Anderson
a bobbled pitch at midfield snuck in from the 2 with
from senior quarterback 1:46 left in the quarter, but
Gene Anderson to junior they still trailed 34-14 after
fullback D.J. Lane coughed the successful two-point
the ball up to the Gators. conversion.
Wewa moved swiftly to A 50-yard TD run by
capitalize, and with 3:00 Knowles was nullified by
left in the quarter, junior penalty, so sophomore
running back Chance Devante Bahan duplicated
Knowles barreled in from the run on the next play,
3 yards out for a 14-0 lead setting up a 41-14 lead just
after Lollie again booted the before the start of the final
extra point, quarter.
Wewa penalties helped Sophomore Jonathan
the Seahawks sustain their Nobles added a 1-yard
next drive, which ended touchdown run with 7:42
with 58 seconds left in the left in the game.
half, when Lane ran it in Gators junior cornerback
from 6 yards out, for a 14-6 Tyler Lanter snared an
margin, interception less than a
Franklin County minute later, and Bahan ran
recovered the ensuing it in from a few yards out to
kickoff when sophomore widen the lead to 54-14.


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Park Memorializes Donnie Wayne Brake


By Despina Williams
Star Staff Writer


Everywhere, there were
reminders: the No. 25 hot rod
on the cake, the track for racing
remote-controlled cars, the fam-
ily members who held their loved
one's memory close, four years
after the terrible tragedy.
Last Thursday, a communi-
ty gathered to dedicate a new
Highland View park in memory
of Donnie Wayne Brake Sr., who
passed away Jan. 28, 2004.
Brake, a Gulf County Public
Works employee for 16 years,
was killed while operating a road
grader at the Odena Division of
Forestry offices on U.S. 98.
While crossing over the rail-
road tracks on the property,
Brake's vehicle was struck by a
west-bound train.
Before his death, Brake was
the first county employee to begin
clearing the land for what would
become his lasting tribute, a spa-
cious, fenced-in park at the end
of Grouper Avenue.
Area residents championed
the idea to name the park in
Brake's memory shortly after his
death.
The oldest son of Donald and
Elizabeth Brake of Overstreet,
Brake was born March 1, 1963.
He married his teenage sweet-
heart, Teresa, whom he called
SStubby" for her short stature.
and the couple liad two cluidren.


Donald Wayne "Little Donnie"
and Mylissa Brake.
When he was not working,
Brake usually could be found at
the half-mile dirt track on old
State 22.
He bought his first race car, a
beat-up Fbrd, with fellow county
employees Doug Kelley and Steve
Mork, and teamed with, friend
Roy Lollie to buy his signature
No. 25 race car, featured on the
ceremony cake.
In his short racing career,
Brake won countless trophies.
He gave many of them to chil-
dren and sponsors such as Dixie
Dandy.
An avid hunter and fisherman,
Brake obtained his captain's
license and had planned to take
customers fishing offshore short-
ly before the tragedy.
At Thursday's ceremony,
friends and family remembered
Brake as a straight-shooting, out-
spoken man who treasured his
friends and family.
"He was independent, strong-
willed, extremely loyal to his
friends," county solid waste direc-
tor Joe Danford remembered. "If
you wanted him to tell you the
truth about something he'd tell
you."
Charlie Brake remembered
his older brother as a father
figure and the "most straightfor-
ward person you ever wanted to
meet "
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At left, the Brake family attended
last Thursday's dedication ceremony.
Pictured from left are Joey Shearer,
Melissa Brake (holding Kaylyn
Shearer), Jessaca Brake (holding son
Donald "D.J." Brake), Teresa "Stubby"
Brake, Charlie Brake and Jennifer
Brake. Below, Donnie Wayne Brake
savors his victory at the old State 22
dirt track. Brake was an avid racing
fan and won numerous trophies dur-
ing his life. At bottom, a dirt track for
remote-controlled cars pays tribute to
Brake's love of racing.


people liked him a lot," Charlie
said. 'And those who didn't like
him, they really didn't like him."
Charlie's wife, Jennifer Brake,
described her brother-in-law as
"not reserved," a quality she said
she recognizes in Brake's daugh-
ter, Mylissa.
The family was honored by the
park dedication and gave special
thanks to County Commissioner
Carmen McLemore.
"Carmen said he would make
sure this park was nice if not
nicer than Honeyville Park,"
Jennifer Brake said. 'That was
a good feeling for our family that
Carmen stepped up."
Funded by an initial contribu-
tion from the DuPont Foundation
and a $200,000 Florida
Recreation Assistance Program
grant, the park offers an


impressive array of amenities.
It boasts multiple covered
picnic pavilions, a grilling area,
basketball and tennis courts, soc-
cer and baseball fields, a child-
friendly playground and a pond,
complete with water fountain.
In a nod to Brake's passion for
racing, the park also has a dirt
race track for remote-controlled
cars, complete with observation
tower.
On Thursday, Brake's first
grandchild, 2-year-old Donald
James "D.J." Brake, explored the
park under the watchful eyes of
his family
A baby brother is on his way.
There will be ample room for
both to play in their grandfather's
park.


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Time: 9:00 am 3:00 pm EST lunch will be provided
Classroom training: Gulf Coast Community College Gulf Franklin Center
Range Time: Gulf Rifle Club on Hwy 71 in Port Saint Joe
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Turning 1
Colton Raker turned 1 on
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008. He
will celebrate with family and
friends on Saturday, Oct. 18,
with a Sesame Street party at
Highland View Park at 6 p.m.
We love you, tater-tot.
Happy Birthday!
Love,
Daddy, Mommy, Gammy
and Grandpa


'Mac' Turns 2
Donald McAlister "Mac" Kosin, son of
Joe aind Sarah Kosin of Lexington, Ky.,
recently celebrated his second birth-
day on March 26. The theme of his
party was "Elmo," held at Mac's home
in Lexington. Those who enjoyed the
party were Mac's paternal grandmother,
Judy Kosin of Port St. Joe; Aunt Beth
Roberson of Tallahassee; his maternal
grandparents, Jerry and Anita McAlister
of Georgetown, Ky.; along with his cous-
ins Bryce and Claire Carpenter and their
parents, Jason and Stacey Carpenter
of Georgetown; Uncle David and Aunt
Denise Kosin of Lexington; and Mac's
special Uncle Brandon and Aunt Rebecca
Prater of Lexington.


Chapman

Commissioned
Evita Chapman was commissioned as
a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army on
Aug. 9, 2008, in ceremonies in Quantico,
Va. Chapman is the daughter-in-law of
William C. Holman Sr. and Carolyn
Chapman Holman of Port St. Joe, Fla.


Bryan Family Reunites over Labor Day Weekend


For the first time in 19 years, the 11
children of the late Thelma Bryan gath-
ered together on Labor Day weekend.
The celebration, held at Brooks Bryan's
plantation on Highway 67, was a celebra-
tion of family, friends and good food. It


was a wonderful day.
Pictured in birth order (oldest to
youngest), left to right, are Ezekiel Corley
of Carrabelle; Nancy (Corley) Mack of
Carrabelle; Ernie Bryan of Port St. Joe;
Kansas (Bryan) Norris of Carrabelle;


Fletcher Bryan of Shady Dale, Ga.; Brooks
Bryan of Carrabelle; Eary (Bryan) Worthy
of Carrabelle; Bessie (Bryan) Starling of
Cairo, Ga.; Jim Bryan of Weatherford,
Okla.; Velma (Bryan) Culpepper of
Carrabelle and Hugh Bryan of Carrabelle.


WIG building at the end of Avenue D.
(Turn right at the Paul Gant BBQ stand
and proceed to the end of the street.)
The building will be open from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. through Oct. 17. All donations will
be greatly appreciated by the Greatness
Inside planning Committee. Please con-
tact Mr. Troy White at 242-9274 for fur-
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A.J. Davis is proud to.
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was born on Aug. 20, 2008, at
Gulf Coast Medical Center. She
weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Teena
and Reggie Patrick and Steve and Judy Owens of Port St. Joe, and Howard and Melita
Davis of Talladega, Ala. Great-grandparents are Everett and Mildred Owens and Oma
and Voncille Bouington of Port St. Joe, Daisy and Ronald Allen and Pearl and Charles
Davis of Talladega, Ala. In addition, she is welcomed by her proud Uncle Mitchell Owens
and Aunt Sydney Owens and Aunt Kim and Uncle Bobby of Port St. Joe and Uncle Mark
and Aunt Amber of Talladega, Ala.




Kiwanis Korner


By Johanna White
Kiwanis Club welcomed guest speak-
er Port St. Joe Port Authority Director
Tommy Pitts, who gave a presentation
of what current events were happening
with the port. Pitts said the port has one
customer who is anticipating bringing his
business to the port once all of the issues
questioned were addressed, and another
potential customer is waiting. He, also
explained the activity taking place on the
canal in the construction of the bulkhead
being built that will be completed by the
first part of 2009 to receive barge traffic.
Pitts answered several questions asked



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by the Kiwanis members such as funding
source, products to be transported and
container transportation. The program
was very informative and projected a ray
of hope in getting the port active and jobs
created. The Kiwanis Club thanks Mr. Pitts
for taking the time in giving the presenta-
tion.
The Port St. Joe Kiwanis Club meets
every Tuesday at noon at the Gulf County
ARC and Transportation building located
off of Industrial Road. If you are interested
in becoming a member of a civic club and
a great group of men and women dedi-
cated to giving back to our community, you



's Club Holds


Annual Recruitment Tea


By Lynda Whitfield


On Sept. 8, the
Wewahitchka Women's
Club held its annual
recruitment tea. This high-
light of the year welcomes
prospective members to
be a part of this hard-
working group. The event
was held at the Fellowship
Hall of United Methodist
Church. Special guests at
the recruitment tea were
the dentist and doctor at
the Health Department in
Wewahitchka. Dr. Allen
Swift and Dr. Sasha Minor
spoke to the group about
services as a family practi-
tioner and family dentist.


The tables were decorated
lavishly with fresh flowers
flowing from antique tea-
cups. Guests ahd members
served themselves from a
sumptuous buffet consist-
ing of delicacies such as
fruits, cheeses, pastries,
punch, coffee, etc. Vision
Bank provided note pads
and pencils for each table.
Fourteen new members
were recruited, and more
are needed. The club meets
the second Monday of every
month at 5 p.m. CT, and
all are welcome. You may
call Linda Whitfield at
639-5375 for details.


Yard Sale Aims to Make A Difference


There will be a yard sale on Saturday,
Oct. 18, in conjunction with the Make A
Difference Day event at the Frank Pate
Park from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The pro-
ceeds from this sale will benefit the orga-
nization planning the three-day concert
for the youth of our great community to
help prepare them for their future.
Donations may be dropped off at the


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Art, Wine Festival Oct.


- The Driftwood Inn will host the 10th
- annual Mexico Beach Art & Wine Festival
,on Saturday, Oct. 18, beachside on the
*veranda behind the Driftwood Inn.
The event begins at 2 p.m. CDT and
ivill feature fine-artists from all over the
Southeast. This year's event will have
minore than 45 artists displaying their
,work and vying for more than $2,000 in
prize money.
As was the case last year, artists pay
no entry fee but are asked to donate one
of their pieces for the live auction, which
will ensue later in the evening. Tickets
for the event will be on sale for a $10
per person.
Attending guests will enjoy a superb
art show, live entertainment, great food
from local restaurants and an exciting
live auction, which will feature beautiful
fine art as well as a number of, special
items donated by local merchants. Fine
wines will be on sale by the glass or bot-
tle. Beer, seafood, soft drinks and water
lso will be available for sale.


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While at the Festival don't miss the
opportunity to purchase your collector's
wine glass, T-shirt and poster, designed
by Kerigan Marketing Associates. All net
proceeds will go to the Special Events
of Mexico Beach Inc. to help fund other
events in the area.
Guests can expect a fabulous October
afternoon and evening overlooking the
Gulf of Mexico, while meetingwith friends
and making new acquaintances. Come
enjoy great food and fine wine, beer or
beverage of your choice as you take in
the fine art (also for sale) beginning at
2 p.m. CDT.
All are invited to attend this fun-filled
afternoon and evening
Tickets can be obtained at the
Driftwood Inn.
The 10th annual Mexico Beach Art
& Wine Fbstival promises to be Mexico
Beach's most exciting event of the year.
Don't miss It.
For more information, call 648-8196.


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Weapons



Course



Nov. 8
The Gulf County Republican
Party will host a concealed weapons
course from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. EDT
Nov. 8 at the Gulf/Franklin Center
of Gulf Coast Community College.
Led by Florida's preeminent Second
Amendment expert Bill Buntin, the
course consists of classroom time,
lunch and range time at the Gulf
Rifle Club. The course satisfies
requirements necessary for an
individual to apply for a concealed
weapons permit in the state of
Florida.
Buntin is an NRA-certified
instructor and the Second
Amendment chairman for the
Republican Party of Florida. He
has served as chairman of the
Republican Party of Pasco County
since 2002.
Event chairman Clay Burdeshaw
said: "We offer this program to
the community so Gulf County
sees through our actions what
the Republican Party stands for:
protecting ourselves, our families
Sand our constitutional rights. We're
putting on display the principles
our party holds dear."
All local women are especially
invited to participate.
Cost of the seminar is $40, and
space is limited. Registration is
due by Nov. 1. Participants must
bring photo identification, their
own handgun and one box of
ammunition. Safety equipment will
be made available, and a limited
number of handguns will be
available to those who need them.
For registration, contact Debbie
Ashbrook at 647-3639 or Clay
Burdeshaw at 527-9061.


Relay for Lif
The Port St. Joe Relay For Life kick-
off party will be held at 5:30 p.m. EDT
Thursday, Oct. 23, at Southern Resorts
at Barefoot Cottages, 3052 U.S. 98, Port
St. Joe.
Everyone in the community is invited
to attend the kick-off and start rallying
support for the next Port St. Joe Relay
For Life, set for April 25, 2009. This
year's relay theme is Relay Around The
World.


writing teacher, will come to Downtown
Books in Apalachicola from 1-3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18.
Her new book, "Blood Redemption,"
Is set in the Chocolate Mountains of
western Arizona.
Falsely accused of murder by his
cousin Wes Lane, Red Thornton Is
sent to Yuma Prison. Released early,
Red finds out what really happened,
and Wes redeems himself.


"Kendrick," "Blanco Sol," "Riding
Fence," and "Blood Redemption" will
be available.
Published by Avalon of NY, they are
made beautifully in hardcover with
colorful jacket and bright archival
paper for marvelous gifts. All are fam-
ily friendly, full of mystery, fast-paced
action and a touch of romance.
Holt's heroes are Louis LaMour,
Zane Grey and Larry McMurty.


Naturalist Habitats Course at Nature Center


Florida Master Naturalist Upland
Habitats Course will be held Oct. 24
to Dec. 13 at Apalachicola NERR,
Education and Training Center: Nature
Center Auditorium, 261 Seventh St.,
Apalachicola.
The course consists of 40 contact
hours, Including classroom videos and
presentations, field trips, interpretive
speaking practice and completion of
group projects. Classes will be on Friday


evenings and Saturdays at locations in
Franklin, Gulf and Liberty counties.
Registration is required. Deadline is
Oct. 16. The course fee is $225.
Register at http://conference.ifas.ufl.
edu/fmnnp/upland.htmn.
For more information about FMNP see
www.masternaturallst.org. For specific
questions, contact Rosalyn Kilcollins at
(850) 653-8063 or Rosalyn.Kllcollins@
dep.state.fl.us.


12 Seats Left on Free AARP Bus Trip


The Mexico Beach AARP has 12
seats available on. a free bus trip to
the Pioneer Village in Blountstown on
Friday, Oct. 24. The trip is open to
members and non-members, and the
only cost Involved is $11.50 for a great
meal. Those interested in attending may
contact Edward Koziol at 648-2161 by
Friday, Oct. 17. The bus will depart
from the Methodist Church in Mexico
Beach at 10 a.m. on the day of the trip.
AARP meetings are every fourth Friday
at the Mexico Beach Methodist Church.

Driver Safety Program
Take the eight-hour classroom course


"STOP" especially designed for drivers
age 50 and over. There is a minimal fee,
and you could receive auto insurance
discounts in most states (consult your
insurance agent).
The course will be held from 9 a.m.
until 1 p.m. EDT Oct. 21-22 at the
Senior Center, 120 Library St., Port St.
Joe.
There is a $10 fee for the eight-hour
course.
For reservations, contact Bernie at
648-2013.
For additional information or to vol-
unteer call toll-free at 1-(888)-227-7669
(1-(888)-AARP-NOW) or visit www.aarp.
org/drive.


Story Hour at Wewahitchka Library


The Charles Whitehead Wewahitchka
Public Library will be hosting Its
October Fest Story Hour to be held at
3:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday Oct. 14. The
event will feature story telling, crafts
and activities.


Library Hours are Monday, 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8
p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m.


Kicks Off Event in Style


American Cancer Society's Relay
For Life is supported by thousands
of volunteers, organizations and
businesses who truly make a difference.
The group celebrates cancer survivors,
remembers those lost to cancer and
helps fight back against the deadly
disease.
Relay For Life is an annual overnight
community event in which individuals
and teams camp out, barbecue, dance,


have fun and take turns walking around
an illuminated track relay-style to raise
funds to fight cancer. Relay For Life
represents hope that those lost to cancer
will never be forgotten, that those who
face cancer will be supported and that
one day, cancer will be eliminated.
For more information. or to join
or sponsor Relay For Life, contact
Suzanne Doran at (850) 639-3407 or
SuzanneDoran@fairpoint.net.


Christmas Fundraiser Lets Children Touch a Truck


The fourth annual Touch-A-Truck
,and Fall Festival to benefit Christmas
for the Kids and the Elderly in Gulf
County will be held from 4-6 p.m.
EDT Sunday, Oct. 26, at Long Avenue
Baptist Church, 1601 Long Ave., Port
St. Joe.
Recommended donations are a bag


of non-perishable foods or a new toy.
There will be fire trucks, ambu-
lances, police cars, dump trucks,
forklifts and more for children of
all ages to climb on, learn how they
work, sound the horns and generally
have some fun.
The Fall Festival will feature a cake


walk, games, hot dogs, chill cook off,
fall fun and prizes.
For more information or to lend
a vehicle, contact Suzanne Doran at
639-3407.
For more information about the
Christmas charity, call Larry Broome
at 229-8466.


Domestic Violence Task Force hosts 'Ride for Peace'


SThe Gulf County Domestic Violence
Task Force will sponsor its first "Ride
for Peace" Poker Run starting at 8 a.m.
CDT Saturday, Oct. 25.
The run, the proceeds of which will
benefit victims and children victim-
ized by domestic violence, will start
and end at Honeyville Park, 3 miles


south of Wewahltchka on State 71.
Sign in begins at 8 a.m., and the last
motorcycle out will leave by 10 a.m.
There will be door prizes, a 50/50
drawing and a chill lunch.
Fees are $20 for each driver, $10
per passenger and $5 per additional
hand.


The winner's payout will be based
on the number of entries. The run will
be approximately 150 miles round-
trip.
For more Information or to RSVP
for the homemade chill lunch, contact
the Domestic Violence Task Force at
229-2901.


Bear Festival

Native Florida species currentlylisted as "threatened,"
the Florida black bear also is our state's largest land
mammal and can climb a 100-foot tree in less than a
minute. Promoting the peaceful co-existence of humans
and bears is the primary objective of the inaugural
Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival, a free event taking
place Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the
Kendrick Sports complex on U.S. 98 in Carrabelle.
Educational opportunities at this one-day event will
include presentations by Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) Bear Management
Program staffers about bear safety, the status of bear
populations in the Panhandle region and bear biology,
such as the annual life cycle, denning behavior, food
habits, trapping and relocation.
According to Adam Warwick, wildlife biologist with
the FWC, Florida black bear populations are rebounding
from historic lows, while the state's human population
continues to grow and encroach upon remaining
bear habitat, increasing the likelihood of human-bear
encounters.
"We would like for everyone to understand a few
simple steps they can take to avoid attracting black bears
to their property," noted Joni Ellis, director of Optics for
the Tropics, a co-organizer for the festival.
"By understanding bear behavior, people can respond
appropriately and safely should they encounter a bear
unexpectedly," Ellis added.
Adam Warwick, the FWC wildlife biologist who gained
national and international notoriety when he rescued a
drowning, 375-pound Florida black bear from Alligator
Harbor earlier this year, will lead educational field trips
into Tate's Hell State Forest. Field trip participants
will hike to meet FWC biologists within the forest and
participate in interactive lessons about bear biology,
behavior and management. Festival attendees interested
in field trip participation are encouraged to register early
as trips are expected to fill quickly.
"Carrabelle has more than 200,000 acres of bear
habitat in its backyard, Tate's Hell State Forest," added
Lesley Cox, festival co-chairperson. "We want to showcase
our natural resources and celebrate our commitment to
co-existing with wildlife. Food, music and fun, what
better way to spend the day?"
All festival events and presentations are free. Many
activities were planned with families in mind, including
live music and dance performances, a family activity
pavilion, an author's corner and a variety of vendors and
exhibitions.
Festival sponsors include the U.S. Forestry Seirvif6e,
Carrabelle Cares, Florida Division of Forestry, Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Optics for
the Tropics, Defenders of Wildlife, Forgotten Coast TV
and the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce.
For more information about the Forgotten Coast
Black Bear Festival, contact the Carrabelle Area
Chamber of Commerce at (850) 697-2585 or visit www.
carrabellechamber.org.


Rusty is the cutest little shepard mix! Rusty is 11
months old and is only about 30 Ilbs, which makes
him the perfect "pocket-size shepard". Rusty is
a bit shy & takes a little time to warm up to new
people- because of this he's often overlooked when
people come to pick out their new pet. If only given
a chance Rusty would make a wonderful companion
& would love you unconditionally every day of his
life!
TIME IS NOT RIGHT FOR ADOPTION BUT
STILL WANT TO HELP? CONSIDER BEING
A FOSTER PARENT! CONTACT MELODY
AT 227-1103 OR 227-8652.
DON'T FORGET YOUR SCIENCE DIET
& FRONTLINE PRODUCTS!
WE ARE OPEN TUES.-SAT FROM 10OAM- 4PM!


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Todd Norman Kriner


Todd Norman Kriner, 46, of
Port St. Joe, went to be with his
Lord on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008.
He was a native of Arizona and
had been a resident of Port St.
Joe for the past 30 years. He
loved the outdoors and was an
avid hunter and fisherman. Mr.
Kriner worked for the state as
a Park Ranger and was attend-
ing Gulf Coast Community
College taking classes toward
being a Correctional Officer in
class COBS 195. He was a very
caring Individual who loved his
family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Gena
Kriner; parents, Norman and
Karolyn Kriner of Tallahassee;


his children, Aaron Braden and
Sarah Harshman, both of Port St.
Joe, Michael Harshman of Camp
Pendleton, Calif., and Amanda
Kriner of Panama City; two grand-
children, who were his heart,
Hailey Lynn Hashman and Olivia
Renee Harshman; two sisters,
Melanie Kriner of Tallahassee
and Mischel Morley and hus-
band, Robert, of Tallahassee; two
nieces; and one nephew.
A viewing was held Thursday,
Oct. 9, 2008, at Comforter
Funeral Home. Memorialization
was by cremation.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home.


Velma Hall
Velma Hall, 83, of Wewahitchka, Fla.,
passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008. She
was a native of Geneva, Ala., and had been a
resident of Wewahitchka for over 70 years.
Mrs. Hall was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her hus-
band, Shelton Hall.
She is survived by her children, Lois
Prange of Wewahitchka, Christine Pitts of
Wewahitchka, Margie Wilson of Knoxville,
Tenn., and Dale Hall of Wewahitchka; 12
grandchildren; and numerous great-grand-
children.
Graveside services were held Monday,
Oct. 13, 2008, at 10 a.m. CDT at New Shiloh
Cemetery in Calhoun County with the Rev.
Glen Davis officiating.
All services were under the direction of
Comforter Funeral Home.


Richard Stephen Heyser


Richard Stephen Heyser, Lt. Col.,
(retired), 81, passed away Monday,
Oct. 6, 2008, at the Bay St. Joseph
Care and Rehab Center in Port St.
Joe.
After his birth on April 3, 1927,
he moved to Apalachicola at the age
of 3. He served first in World War II,
July 1944; then after graduation and
commissioning, he entered Air Force
pilot training in 1952 and served in
the Korean War.
Heyser is best known for pilot-
ing the famed U-2 spy plane during
the Cuban Missile Crisis of October
1962, in which he took photographs
of medium range nuclear missiles
being constructed on the island. As


a result of his achievements, he was
summoned to the White House in
Washington, D.C., to meet with then-
President John F Kennedy.
He served two tours in the Vietnam
War, one in country and the other flying
out of bases in Thailand. Heyser retired
from active service in February 1974
after serving his country for 30 years
as a combat veteran. His military dec-
orations include three Distinguished
Flying Crosses, a Bronze Star, seven
Air Medals, the Meritorious Service
Medal and numerous other awards
for military campaign.
Heyser is a member of the
American Legion, Veterans of Foreign
Wars, Vietnam Veterans Association,


Retired Officers Association, Air
Force Association and an alumnus
of Florida State University and the
University of Florida.
Heissurvivedbyhiswifeof54years,
Jacquelyn G. Heyser of Apalachicola;
his sister, Marilyn Heyser Harless
of Panama City Beach; three sons,
Richard J. Heyser, of Apalachicola,
Robert S. Heyser of Miami and
Matthew W Heyser of Wewahitchka;
and eight grandchildren.
A funeral Mass was held Oct. 10
at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with
burial at Magnolia Cemetery with
full military honors. Kelley Funeral
Homes, www.KelleyFuneralHomes,
was in charge of arrangements.


Cards of Thanks


Maude Bryant Family

The family of
Maude M. Bryant
will be forever
grateful for the
love and kind-
ness that you
have shown dur-
ing this time of
bereavement. We
are thankful for
the outpouring
of condolences ,
through the com- .
forting messages,
visits, food, calls,
prayers and the
many other acts
of kindness. We
are truly blessed
to have family
and friends who are united with us as we celebrate
Maude's life and homecoming. Thank you for sharing
our loss and for being a part of the life of our beloved
mother, sister, aunt, cousins and friend of Maude
Morgan Bryant.

The Family of Maude Morgan Bryant, Kendrick
and Evette Bryant and Sherry Morgan



Lowrey Family

The family of Roy Lowrey Jr. would like to express a
heartfelt thank you to Mr. Marlon Peavy for his servic-
es. Thank you to Brother Nixon Miller for your beauti-
ful service, kind words of love and special memories of
Roy. Thank you to all our wonderful friends, neighbors
and our church families. Thank you for the beautiful
flowers, contributions, food, visits and most of all your
prayers in our time of loss.
Thank you Roy for being such a special husband,
father, brother, papa and friend. We will cherish our
memories and you will live in our hearts always.

Susan Lowrey and Family


VFW's Voice of Democracy Program Offers Scholarships


What is the voice of
democracy program?
Since 1947, the Voice of
Democracy has been the Veterans
of Foreign Wars' (VFW's) premier
scholarship program. Each year,
more than 100,000 high school
students compete for more than
$2.5 million in scholarships
and incentives. Students com-
pete by writing and recording
a broadcast script on an annu-
al patriotic theme. This year's
theme is Service and Sacrifice
by America's Veterans Benefit
Today's Youth by...

Why should I enter?
Prizes and scholarships are
awarded at the local, district,
state and national level. State
winners receive an all-expense
paid trip to Washington, D.C., in
April to tour the city, meet our
nation's leaders, be honored by
the VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary
and receive their portion of
$148,000 in national awards, the
top scholarship being $30,000.

The rules
Who can enter?


The Voice of Democracy is
open to students in grades 9-
12 who are enrolled in a pub-
lic, private or parochial high
school or home study program
in the United States, its ter-
ritories and possessions; or in
an overseas U.S. military/civil-
ian dependent school. Foreign
exchange students, students age
20 or over and previous Voice of
Democracy first place state win-
ners are ineligible.
What do I need to enter?
Record your original three- to
five-minute essay on a standard
cassette tape or CD on this
year's theme. Label your cas-
sette or CD and neatly typed
essay with your name, and com-
plete the attached entry form.
Provide these three items to
your school/group competition
or your local VFW Post for judg-
ing. All recordings must be in
your own voice without music,
special effects or background
sounds. Hearing- or speech-
impaired students should con-
tact the Voice of Democracy
National Office at (816) 968-
1117 for special instructions.
Songs and poetry are not accept-
able. You may not provide any-


thing in the essay or recording
that will identify you in any way.
You may enter only one Voice
of Democracy competition per
year.
Where do I submit my
entry?
To advance to the next level,
all entries must be judged at the
VFW Post level. The only excep-
tion is where schools/classes/
youth groups have large num-
bers of students and wish to
conduct their own competition,
submitting one winner for each
15 students to the local VFW
Post competition. Individual stu-
dents may submit their entry
directly to the local VFW Post
provided they have not com-
peted at a school/class compe-
tition. VFW Post winners com-
pete at the VFW District level.
District winners compete at the
VFW Department (state) level.
Department winners receive an
expense-paid trip to Washington,
D.C., to compete at the VFW
National level. All winners must
begin at the post level. To iden-
tify a participating VFW Post
in your area, call the Voice of
Democracy National Office at
(816) 968-1117 or e-mail us at


kharmer@vfw.org or visit www.
vfw.org.
What is the deadline for my
entry?
All entries competing at the
post level must be in the hands
of that VFW Post by midnight
Nov. 1. It is the responsibility of
the student to meet this dead-
line by submitting their entry to
the proper location.
When is the deadline?
To qualify, all entries must be
submitted to a sponsoring VFW
Post by Nov. 1. The National
Association of Secondary
School Principals (NASSP) has
again approved this contest for
its National Advisory List of
Contests and Activities.
How does the contest
work?
The one first-place winner at
the Department level is then
advanced into the VFW National
competition. The' winner from
each Department (state) then
competes for the national priz-
es.

Patriot's Pen
Patriot's Pen is open to 6th-
7th- and 8th-grade students
enrolled in public, private or


parochial schools in the U.S.,
its territories or its possessions.
Home-schooled students also
are eligible. Dependents of U.S.
military or civilian personnel in
overseas schools can participate
too. (Foreign exchange students
and former winners that placed
in the National finals are exclud-
ed from the contest.)
The top 45 national winners
all receive at least a $1,000 sav-
ings bond. The first-place award
is a $10,000 savings bond plus
an all-expense paid trip to
Washington, D.C. for the winner
and a parent or guardian.

Awards
Prizes include the various
amounts of U.S. Savings Bonds
listed below:
1st: $10,000 Bond
2nd: $8,000 Bond
3rd: $7,000 Bond
4th: $5,500 Bond
5th: $5,000 Bond
6th: $4,000 Bond
7th: $3,500 Bond
8-9th: $3,000 Bond
10-11th: $2,500 Bond
12-13th: $2,000 Bond
14-15th: $1,500 Bond
16-45th: $1,000 Bond


The friendly place to worship! 2Un


First Baptist Church
MEXICO BEACH
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach
Corner of 15th & California 648-5776
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study at 6:30 p.m.
Please note, all times central!
Reverend Eddie LaFountain







C H U R, C. H
Sunday Morning Service .................................... 11:00 a.m.

www.faithbiblepsj.net
801 20th Street Port St. Joe 229-6707
Home ofFaith Christian School


"Our Church can be your home'"

First Church of the Nazarene
2420 Long .Avenue TPort St. Joe, florida 32456
(850) 229-9596

Give unto the Lord the glory duie Hs name, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.
Psalm 29:2


Sunday School.........................10 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ...........11 am.


Sunday Evening Worship ..............6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Service ....... 7 p.m.


S BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
S311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
SUNDAY: General Assembly 9:45 a.m. ET- Bible Study all ages 10 a.m. ET
Morning Worship 11 a.m. ET Evening Worship 6 p.m. ET
Tuesday: Choir Practice 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Kids for Christ 6 p.m. /Prayer Meeting & Youth Group 7 p.m.
"0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."
Please accept this invitation rejoin us in worship. God bless you!
Please call us for your spiritual needs.
www.beachchapel.org
Pastor David Nichols
Church 647-3950 Home 769-8725


Chiurchl of Christ
at txe Beaches
Established 33 AD in Jerusalem


We meet at ~ 350 Firehouse Road
Overstreet ~ 850.647.1622


Sunday Bible Study
Sunday Warslhip
Wednesday Bible Study


I0:oo aam. EST
hOD ami. E!ST
7:30 pjxn. EST


"We are about our Father's business"


.-. 'First s Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Buddy Caswell, Minister ofMusic & Education
r Bobby Alexander, Minister to Students
New Service Schedule for First Baptist Church
Contemporary W orship............................................................8:30 am
Sunday School........................................................................... 9:30am
Traditional Worship...... ............................... I11:00am
Sunday Evening Adult Bible Study..... ............ 6:00pm
Wednesday Night Supper.....................................................5:30pm
Wednesday Night Adult Prayer Meeting........ ........ 6:30pm
Wednesday Night Children's Ministry Activities............. 6:30pm
Wednesday Night Youth Ministry Activities.......................... 6:30pm
www.fbopsj.org


New Bethel Observing

Men and Women Day

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will be
observing its annual Men and Women Day on Sunday,
Oct. 18, beginning with Sunday school at 10 a.m.
followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. Prophetess
Middleton is the speaker. At the 6 p.m. service, the
speaker will be Elder Castldera Watts.
The public is invited to come and worship with us
and Pastor Rev. Cyril Mills.




lTouching Lives Mth the Love of Jesus",

Join us in worship Apol.chlico Pnmn City
10:30 Sunday Morning Hwy. 98
7:00 Wednesday Evening H. 9
Pastors Andrew
& ^ Reid Ave.
Cathy Rutherford eFmidAWe.Ch
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our website at: familylifechurch.net Wewohitchka
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)




SFirst Presbyterian Church
nw of Port St. Joe
SS 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
Reverendl Reid Cameron
S 1Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
Sunday School 11:00 a.m.


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Sunday Worship Services:
( i 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship
9:45 a.m CST Bible Study
11:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship
Open Hearts. Open minds. Open doors.
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Worship: 9:30 a.m. Sunday
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| Morning Prayer & Holy Communion
| ~Sunday.............8:00 a.m.|
| ~The Rev. David Mans, Priest
I Services being held at the United Pentecostal Church |


309 6th Street Port St Joe, FL
"In Unchanging Faith InA Changing World"
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I The Christian Conscience


You can't have it both ways! Words like serve, or
servant, appear in scripture more than 1,000 times. In
the original languages, this refers to a person who was
a bond slave, a person who was bought with money.
In America, this form of slavery, where one person
is a slave of another person, was abolished about 150
years ago. In many churches today, however, the church
leader treats the people in the congregation as slaves,
as if they should obey him, or in some cases her.
In the spiritual sense, there is a form of slavery that
was never abolished and never will be abolished. Satan
told Jesus, "All these things (the wealth of the world)
I will give You if You will fall down and worship me."
Jesus replied, "Away with you, Satan! For it is written,
'You shall worship the LORD your God, and HIM ONLY,
YOU SHALL SERVE."' (Matthew 4:9,10).
Whether you believe it or not, you are a slave. You
are a slave of God, and the Lord, Jesus Christ, the
Messiah, or you are a slave of Satan. YOU CAN'T HAVE
IT BOTH WAYS. If you are a slave to anything but God,
and His Son, you are a slave of Satan.
Who are you serving with your time and your
energy, and your money? Is it God, or is it the local
merchant who sells various kinds of booze, and tobacco
products? Or, is it the cable company from which you
get movies, that are basically pornography? Or, is it
some other form of entertainment that is here today
and gone tomorrow? God only asks for 10 percent,
but many people spend more than that on booze and
tobacco alone.


Consider the following verses:
For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in My
name, because you BELONG to Christ, assuredly, I
say to you, he will by no means lose his reward (Mark
9:41).
For there stood by me this night an angel of the God
to whom I BELONG and whom I serve (Acts 27:23).
"No one can SERVE two masters; for either he will
hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal
to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God
and mammon (money) (Matthew 6:24).
At the Mexico Beach Christian Worship Center, we
teach our people that we should worship God with
our time, our energy, and our money, and Him only.
Obviously, some of that should go to the local church.
Our services begin, with a time of greeting and
fellowship, at 9:30 a.m. CT Sunday. Worship begins
at 9:45 a.m. After the service, we have a potluck
luncheon so that we can fellowship with one another,
and exhort one another (Hebrews 10:24). We worship
at the Mexico Beach Civic Center on 105 N. 31st St.,
which is behind the Beach Walk gift shop, just off
U.S. 98.
God Bless,
Pastor Tim Morrill
Mexico Beach Christian Worship Center
pastor@mexicobeachcwc.com


Community to Thank Garlands on Sunday


A community appreciation program for Bishop/
Overseer Rosa Garland and Elder Howard Garland Jr.
will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Body of
Christ Church, 106 Harbor St., Port St. Joe. All church
choirs, groups and soloists are invited to participate on
the program. Pastor Johnny Jenkins Jr. will present

First United Methodist Holding
Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale
Where: First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
When: Saturday, Oct. 25
Time: 8 a.m. till noon
Great deals and great prices
Donations can be dropped off at the church fellowship
hall Thursday, Oct. 23.

Michael Lister Giving

Beyond Religion Course
Michael Lister will be conducting a new spiritual life
class called Beyond Religion: Open Source Spirituality.
The class, which encourages people to take responsibility
for their own spiritual lives and to pull from many sources
- including each other to feed their souls, will be held
at the Tupelo Theatre Wednesdays at 6 p.m. CT from Oct.
15 to Nov. 19.
The companion book, Beyond Religion: 8 Alternative
Paths to the Sacred is available at Palm Tree Books in
Port St. Joe and at the class itself. Read the book and
join us for an enriching experience. And please invite your
friends! Hope you'll join us!

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FOR YOU AT:
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382 Ling Street Highland View
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(850)227-1306
Sunday School 9:45 a
Morning Worship 11:00
venin' S ViO 7:00n


Mike Westbrook,
Pastor


Eveling Service
Discipleship Training
Wednesday Prayer


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Worship with us at .
LongAvenue Baptist Choat*
Where Faith, Family drFriendship arej, s
Bible Study Sunday: 9:15am
Worship: 10:30am and 7:00pm
Wednesday
A variety of ministries for all ages beginning at 6:30 pm

1601 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, FL *
For More Information Call 229-8691


To KNOW CHRISTAND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN

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


words of appreciation. The public is cordially invited
to come out and share with us and show your love and
appreciation for the kind deeds Bishop Rosa Garland
and Elder Howard Garland, Jr., has helped to better our
community. Point of Contact: Sister Annie Sue Fields.



The Bailout Plan for Jesus
Proverbs 29:2
When the righteous one is in authority, the people
rejoice. But when the wicked and beneath rule, the people
mourn.
Psalms 37:25
I have been young, and now am old, yet have I not seen
the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. Banks
may fall and companies close. But God's word is forever.
Proberbs 3
Trust in the land with, all thine heart. And lean not,to
your own understanding in all your ways, acknowledging
in all your ways, acknowledge him and he shall direct thy
paths.
Proverbs 11:28
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall, but the righteous
shall flourish as a branch.
America has fallen into hard times. But only God can
bail you out and deliver you from the wicked.
2 Chronicles 7-14
If my people, which are called by my name, shall
humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn
from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and
will forgive their sin. And will heal their land.
Verse 15
Now mine eyes shall be open, and my ears attend to the
prayer. That is mad in this place.
Have a blessed day, remember Jesus is soon to come
and you have got to be ready. Not getting ready to be ready.
Remember God doesn't hear a sinner's prayer unless we
become a worshipper of him.
With love and you have a blessed day,
Mother Mary Freeman



482 Pompano Street 229-6235
Sunday School .............. 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Service.......11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........ 6:00 p.m.
Monday Night Youth Service..... 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Night ............ 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Howard Riley Welcomes Everyone



Oak Grove Church

Come Grow With Us!

Sunday School 9:45
Sunday Worship Service 10:45
Wednesday Cafe 5 pm 613 Madison St.
Wednesday 6:15 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Adult Bible Study 850-227-1837
Children & Youth Ministries www.oakgmrove-church.org


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METHODIST CHURCH
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Sunday:
Contemporary Service 9:00 am. ET
Sunday Schookl 10:00 am. ET
Traditional Worship: 11:00 a.m. ET


Wednesday:
SYouth: 5:30p.m. ET
oir: 7:00p.m. ET


350) 227-1724
Rev. Mac Fulcher


Pastor ,
Ann Comforter Jern y Diron
Music Director Youth Minister
Deborah Loylekss
Director of Children Ministries


COMFORTER
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(850) 227-1818


Rish, Gibson, Scholz &
Groom, P.A.
William J Rish, Thomas S, Gibson, Riussell Scholz,
Paul W. Groom ll
(850) 229-8211


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By Emily Baxley
Seniors: If you have
not paid the $65 for your
cap and gown please do
so as soon as possible.
Also $80 is due for
graduation invitations if
you have not yet paid
please do so. Don't forget
to pay $50 each month to
Mrs. Alcorn if you plan
on attending the senior
trip in May. If you have
any questions please talk
with Ms. Barbee or Mrs.
Alcorn. Senior class will
be voting soon on their
class song, flower, and
quote so get your ideas
ready.

Juniors: Any juniors
who have not paid their
class dues need to get
the money to Chellsey
O'Neill or you will not be
allowed to attend prom.
There is still a sign up
sheet in Mrs. Newsome's
office for juniors and/
or parents to work the
concession stand at the
varsity football games.
Your help is greatly
appreciated.

Sports: Football team
played against Sneads
High at home this past
Friday; see The Star
"Sports" section for more
details.


--Volleyball game 20
October starting at 6
p.m. EST in "The Dome"
verses Bozeman High. It
will be the Lady Tiger
Sharks last home game
and also senior night.
-- Cross Country has a
meet today, 16 October,
in Wewa at 4 p.m. EST.

NJROTC:
--The NJROTC program
of Port St Joe High has
been getting into the fall
spirit. You have probably
seen us at the Middle
School, JV and Varsity
football games where
we have presented the
colors and raised the flag
prior to the start of each.
Look for us to continue
that school service for
the remainder of the
football season and for
other school sports and
activities. GO SHARKS!
-- The NJROTC also
supports community
service events. Cadets
volunteered their time in
support of the County
Humane Society at the
successful "Paws in the
Park" event. We have
also volunteered to help
clean up downtown Port
St Joe on the 11th and
18th of October and are
always there to support
the community. We will
continue our community


support by participating
in the Seafood Festival
Parade in Apalachicola
on November 1st. We will
be in the parade showing
off our PSJ and NJROTC
pride.
--The Annual NJROTC
Area manager's
Inspection and review
will be held on 30
January 09. All are
Invited and specifics will
be passed on when plans
are finalized. yCody
Clark, Public Affairs,
PSJ NJROTC

Short Briefs:
On 17 October the
school will be voting for
eleven senior girls tobe the
2008-2009 Homecoming
Court. (Homecoming is
November 7)
--Junior Service League
is holding the annual
Gulf County Junior Miss
Program Saturday 18
October starting at 5
p.m. EST. Tickets are
$5 in advance and $7 at
the door.
-- The first nine-
week ends 20 October;
everyone should expect
report cards soon.
-- Don't forget, 22
October there wlllbe make
up pictures for seniors
and underclassmen and
fall sports and clubs the
same day.


Front Row: Aiden Gainer
Back Row: Skyler Dunlap (Subway Meal), Isaiah Russ, brew Jones (Happy
Meal), Kyli Wockenfuss



Sizzling Science Extravaganza to be a 'Blast'


Have you ever wanted
to launch a rocket? Or
investigate the inside of a
human cell? You can and
so much morel Come join
the fun with Gulf Coast
Community College and
Bay District Schools at
the fourth annual Sizzling
Science extravaganza.
Sizzling Science displays
the fascinating world of
science for all to enjoy.
Last year, Sizzling Science
attracted 874 students
(ages 4-14) and over 200
high school and GCCC
student volunteers; this
year, Sizzling Science hopes
to attract nearly 1,000
students.


Sizzling Science is a
collaborative effort of the
Science Departments
from Arnold High
School, Bay High School,
Rutherford High School,
Dean Bozeman, and Gulf
Coast Community College.
Community partners
include NOAA, Zooworld,
and Gulf World. This event
is free to the public, and will
take place from 4 7 p.m,
on October 24. Sizzling
Science will take place in
the science quad grass
area between the science
and technology buildings
of Gulf Coast Community
College.
While attending Sizzling


Science, kids of ALL ages
will be able to walk through
a life size cell, launch a
rocket, dissect various
specimens, touch different
marine organisms, be
amazed by a chemistry
magic show, and participate
in many other exciting
activities. With over 20% of
their school's population in
attendance last year, Lucille
Moore Elementary School
won the 2007 "Your School'
Sizzles" Science award.
Who will it be this year?'
Come see on October 24,
at Gulf Coast Community
College: this is an event that
you won't want to miss!


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After last week's See
You at the Poles rally, we
are much more aware of
our nation's flag, what it
stands for traditionally,
and what it means to us
today. The second graders
at Faith Christian have the
responsibility of raising the
American and Christian
flags every morning,
weather permitting. They
learn the protocols for
raising and lowering flags,
folding flags, flying flags in
inclement weather, flying
flags upside down, and
when to fly them at half
mast. They also learn the
proper way to raise and
lower flags. We are proud
that they faithfully attend to
this duty and privilege.
The circus came to the
K3 classroom last week.
It was review week for
letters "C" (Circus) and
"D" (Days). The teachers
dressed up like clowns and
the children made clown
hats and collars. The most
exciting day was Friday, the
day of the K3 Circus. We
will share more with you in
next week's article.
Faith Christian is
extending our Christmas
card sales fundraiser


through on-line purchasing.
We could really use your
help. Please go online to
www.ChristianCollection.
com to see how you can do
your Christmas shopping
right from home and help
support our school all at
the same time. Please enter
on the website our school's
ID number (11800) in order
for our school to receive
credit. We appreciate
our community's faithful
support.
FCS is also offeringfor the
first time the opportunity
to photograph heirloom
portraits of your child or
children. Antiquities can
capture memories that
ordinary portraits can not
touch. For a $10 coupon,
you will receive a 10 x 13
sepia tone portrait one per
family. The photographer
will create special shots
utilizing a variety of props
and special clothing, both
provided by Antiquities.
Please call the FCS office
at 229-6707 to reserve
your coupon today, or see
a teacher at school.
This week students at
FCS have been collecting
nonperishable items for
"Make a Difference" on


Second graders J.J.
Laine, Jacob Kennedy and
Ana Lacivita faithfully attend
to flag raising duties.

Saturday, Oct. 18. We are
blessed to be able to help
those in our community
that are in need. Please
come to Frank Pate Park
on Saturday at 9 a.m. until
1 p.m. to participate in
the activities. There will
be a yard sale, clean up
opportunities and free hot
dogs and drinks.


State Legislator Visits WES


On Tuesday morning,
Florida State Representative
Jimmy Patronis addressed
an assembly of 5th graders
at Wewahitchka Elementary
School. In describing to the
students what his job entails
as a state representative,
he clearly explained how
money is collected in taxes
on the things the children
buy regularly and the way


the government decides how
best to spend that taxmoney.
Mr. Patronis emphasized
the importance of the
voting process and helped
the students understand
how the process works by
comparing registered voters
to a club whose members
work together to get things
done.
The students interacted


enthusiastically in a
question and answer session
with Mr. Patronis, and all
the students came away
richer from the experience.
However, several students
came away literally richer
because Mr. Patronis paid a
dollar each to the students
who were. able to answer
his questions at the end of
the session.


GCCC Gulf/Franklin Center


Celebrates Ten Years!


You're invited to join us
for GCCC's Gulf/Franklin
Center's 10th Anniversary
Celebration! Commemorate
10 years of growth serving
Gulf and Franklin County
students and residents, and
celebrate the future growth
of the Center through
enhanced programs and
community courses.
Speakers include Mr. Bubba
Gander, Mr. David Warriner,
Mr. Bill Cramer, and Dr.
Jim Kerley. The event is free


and open to the public.
Gulf/Franklin Center,
3800 Garrison Ave., Port
St. Joe
Wednesday, Oct. 22
3 6:30 p.m. EST
(Program begins at 3:30
p.m.)
Kid's Games, Tours,
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs;
fun for the whole family!
Learn what's new at the
GCCC Gulf/Franklin Center
with new educational pro-
grams and learning oppor-


tunities. Come meet our
faculty and students and
take tours of the Center
and the programs. Enjoy
hamburgers, hot dogs and
all the trimmings and the
GCCC Visual & Performing
Arts "Singing Commodores"
will perform throughout the
afternoon.
Need more informa-
tion? Call the Gulf/Franklin
Center at 850-227-9670
and press "0" for informa-
tion.


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School News by Lacey
and Logan
Club of the Week
This week we have
chosen SGA to be the club
of the week. SGA stands
for student government
association. SGA is the go
between administrator and
student body. They are
a service organization to
the school. They organize
most of the activities by the
school. They are responsible
for all the homecoming
activities, prom attire, talent
shows, and powder puff
football game and the back
to school bash and more.
The purpose of SGA is to
further the spirit of unity and
cooperation among students
by supervising activities and
encourage loyalty. SGA does
many things for the school,
at this time they are trying
to get more microwaves in
the lunchroom because all
we have is two. To become
a member of SGA all you
have to do is write and
deliver a speech to your
fellow classmen and they will
vote you in by majority. Five
people from each grade level
will represent each grade
plus a senior to be president
of SGA. They have meetings


on Wednesday before and
after school when needed.
Currently SGA is selling
cookie dough. They will
continue selling it through
Oct. 18th.
Homecoming News
Homecoming is getting
closer, remember on the
dress up days show some
sprit and dress up. Grades
will receive points based on
how many students in that
grade show up. The grade
with the most points will
receive an ice cream party.
There will be a half a day
on 10-24-08 then at 2 p.m
the parade will start. At
6:30 p.m. the crowning of
the Homecoming King and
Queen and after that watch
our Gators take on Sneads.
Don't forget about the
Alumni Brunch on Oct.
24th at 10 a.m. in the WHS
Media Center. All classes
ending in 3 or 8 are invited.
Each alumni attending will
receive free admission to the
homecoming game..
Other School News
The Gator Spirit Yearbook
staff is kicking off several
fundraisers to make our
yearbook even better. They
are selling Halloween Goody
bags for $5.00 each which


will contain a drink, candy
and assorted other goodies.
To purchase one for your
student please send $5.00
to the high school in an
envelope with the students
name, grade and 7th period
teacher. Theywillbe delivered
on Halloween. They are also
selling senior ads as well as
business ads. To place an Ad
In the yearbook please call
Ms. Cox at 639-5729.
Football News by
Austin
Varsity football:
This has been another
good year for Wewa's varsity
football team and it's winding
down so if you haven't been
out to see your Gators play,
you're missing out! Their
next game will be played
against West Gadsden on
October 17th here on the
Gator's home turf at 7 p.m.
Come support your Gators!
Volleyball:
The varsity and J.V have
also had a great season this
year. The ladies only have
a few more games ahead of
them, so if you haven't seen
your girls play, now's the
time! On October 20th they
will be traveling to Altha. J.V
starts at 5 p.m. with Varsity
following at 6 p.m. and on
October 23rd, they will be
playing Marianna here in
Wewa with the J.V game
starting at 4 p.m. and the
Varsity starting at 5 p.m.
Cross-country:
The cross-country team
will be attending the Niceville
Eagle Invitational on October
18th.


Senior News by
Shakayla
Attention all seniors! Its
about that time again for your
senior trip payment October
17, amount (78) dollars;
remember that there are
only 6 seats left on the bus
so if you are going please
pay your money as soon as
possible. Also don't forget to
fill out your senior quotes
and directory. Quotes will
be reviewed by the yearbook
editor and adviser, any foul
language or remarks will not
be allowed in the yearbook.
On senior directory, list sports
and activities and the years
you played or were involved
in them. (9th grade = 1,
10th grade = 2 ect. Example
band:1,2,3,4 softball: 2,3
. 4 means you were in the
sport or activity all four years
while in high school. Also
senior's FCAT retakes are
on October 13 & 14 reading
on Monday and math on
Tuesday. All that are signed
up to take the ACT the date
is October 25.. Remember all
seniors & junior need to sign
up for the college placement
test for November 4. Seniors
who did not have their senior
Formal pictures taken over
the summer or need to have
retakes need to sign up in the
library.. The pictures will be
made Oct. 30. ATITN SENIOR
PARENTS: Are you interested
In giving your senior an ad
displaylngyourcongratulatory
remarks in the 2008-2009
year book? If so call Ms. Cox
ay 636-5729. Thanks and
have a great week!


Jarosz Appointed


Troy University


Area Director


Ms. Jessica Jarosz
recently accepted an
appointment Troy University
as the new Director for
TROY Fort Walton Beach.
In this position, Ms. Jarosz
oversees the University's
three area locations and
grows TROY's relationships
across Okaloosa, Walton,
and south
Santa Rosa
counties
Ms. Jarosz
is a native
of WFort Waltong
Beach
resident
and holds
Jessica a Bachelor
Jarosz of Science
in Business Administration -
Marketingfrom the University
of West Florida, along
with a Master of Business
Administration from the
University of Florida.
"I have been with TROY
for almost three years in a
regional development role,"
Jarosz noted. 'This is an
exciting way for me to bring
that experience to the local
level and make student-
oriented higher education a
reality for the citizens of the
vibrant Emerald Coast"
Most recently, Ms. Jarosz'


experience includes a stint
as Director of Business
Development for TROY's
Florida Region. In the past,
Jarosz has also served as an
instructor and local small-
business owner.
Active in the community,
Ms. Jarosz is a sustaining
member of the Junior League
of the Emerald Coast, an
honorary Commander for the
46th Test Wing at Eglin AFB,
and chairs the Education
Committee and sits on the
Military Affairs Committee
for the FWB Chamber of
Commerce. She also serves
on the School Advisory
Council for Shalimar
Elementary and the Parent
Leadership Council for the
Okaloosa County School
District.
Troy University is a
public institution comprised
of a worldwide network of
campuses; the Fort Walton
Beach campuses are on Eglin
AFB, Hurlburt Field and
downtown at 81 Beal Parkway
SE. The state office is also
located at 81 Beal Parkway
SE, Fort Walton Beach. If
you have any questions
or comments, please call
850-301-2100.


Career:
1987-1990: Deputy. Gulf County Sheriff's Office
1990-1995: Sergeant Shift Super isor. City of Port St. Joe
1995-2007: Chief Deputy, Gulf County Sheriff's Office
2007-Present: Appointed Sheriff of Gulf County


Ihate been in la%% enforcement in Gulf County for 21 years. I have worked as: Depu-
ty, Captain. Major and presently the appointed Sheriff for Gulf County I have been a
member of the Gulf Count EMNIS since 1997. I have served as the South County Gulf
County and Wewvahitchka Search and Rescue for many years: and for the part seven
years I have been a certified K9 Officer.

While Sheriff, I hate established a SWAT team speciallI trained to deal with danger-
ous events, which includes hostage situations or gunmen on the loose in our schools.

I am reviving the D.A.R.E. Program in the Gulf County schools with additional
D.A.R.E. training during the summer for the School Response Officers in We%\ahi-
tchka and Port St. Joe.

I am available to discuss any issues or questions you may have. Please feel free to
call me.


I would Appreciate your support on Nov. 4th.


Notice is herby given that on Wednesday, the 22nd of

October, 2008, at the hour of 11:00 am, at the premises,

known as Port St. Joe Marina, situated at 340 Marina

Dr. in the City of Port St. Joe, County of Gulf, Florida a

public auction will be held to sell to highest bidder, the
vessels) described as follows:

A BOSTON WHALER 17 FEET IN LENGTH, VESSEL ID# SC-593-NZ,
BELONGING TO MR. RICHARD PARVEY OF THOMASVILLE, GA.

A HUNTER SAILBOAT, 23 FEET IN LENGTH, VESSEL ID# FL406IES,
BELONGING TO MR JOEY STROMSNESS OF BAKER, FL 32531.

A TIARA, 32 FEET IN LENGTH, VESSEL ID# FL4994LZ, KNOWN AS
"EL SAN JUAN," BELONGING TO MR. ELMER PACHECO OF
TERREHAUTE, IN OR EL PASCO, TX.

Aurora Myers
Marina Director
340 Marina Drive
Port St. Joe, FL




NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION

THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

Purpose and Effect: The Gulf County School Board proposes to amend and adopt
policies, as provided for in the Administrative Procedures Act, for the purpose of bringing '.
said policies into compliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules.

Summary: The following is a brief description of each proposal change.

5.321 Bullying and Harassment
6.914 Use of Sick Leave by Family Members

Economic Impact: These proposals may result in direct costs associated with
implementation.

IF REQUESTED, A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT:

Time: 10:00 AM EDT
Date: November 4, 2008
Place: Port St. Joe High School
100 Shark Drive
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.

Special Legal authority under which the adoption is authorized and the law being
implemented and interpreted is made specific.

The addition and changes are proposed by Bill Carr, Assistant Superintendent for Business
Services and approved for consideration by Tim Wilder, Superintendent.

Amendments: See above.


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The Gulf County Sheriffs Office
will be conducting vehicle safety
checkpoints and DUI checkpoints
during the month of October.
The checkpoints will be held
throughout the county to include
Highway 98 near St. Joe Beach,
Highway 98 and Garrison Ave,
C-30 Simmons Bayou, Highway
71 North of White City, Highway
22 and Highway 22A, Highway 71
and Westarm Creek, Highway 71
Dalkieth Area and Highway 71
near the Calhoun line.

Arrests
On Sept. 30, Ray Ellison
Stripling, Jr., 36, was arrested
on a warrant for violation of
probation.
I On Oct. 1, Waymon Miledge
Swilley, 30, was arrested on a
warrant for failure to appear.
On Oct. 2, Brian Tofaya Jenkins
was arrested on a warrant for
failure to pay child support.
On Oct. 3, Ivan Russell
Johnson, 29, was arrested on
eleven warrants for uttering forged
instrument and worthless checks.


On Oct. 3, Rolando Maria
Andrada, 40, was arrested for
domestic batteryafter he and friend
got into a physical altercation.
On Oct. 4, Ronald Samuel
Smiley, 52, was arrested for
disorderly intoxication.
On Oct. 4, a vehicle safety
checkpoint was held in the
Wewahitchka area. Deborah Inez
Cook, 45, Heather Danielle Sims,
23, and Deborah Denise Hurd,
39, were all arrested and charged
with DWLSR.
On Oct. 5, James Richard
Haney w/m 32 was arrested after
an altercation and charged with
aggravated battery it is alleged
that he hit the victim in the head
with a piece of pipe.
During the week of Sept. 29 to
Oct. 6, Gulf County dispatchers
handled 353 calls for service
including 56 calls for emergency
medical services and 1 fire.
On Oct. 8, Rolando Maria
Andrada, 40, was arrested on a
violation of probation warrant.
The original charge was DUI.
On Oct. 9, Stephen Daniel


Lemieux, 28, was arrested on a
violation of probation warrant.
The original charge was worthless
checks.
On Oct. 10, Tony Howard Beck,
25, was arrested on a failure to
appear warrant for worthless
checks.
On Oct. 10, deputies respondedto
a disturbance in the Wewahitchka
area. While there the deputy spoke
with a person who gave him the
name of Chris Addison with a
Social Security number and date
of birth. When the officer ran the
information in the computer it
showed a warrant for Christine A.
McNealy for violation of probation.
The deputy found the person was
indeed Christine A. McNealy.' He
placed her under arrestfor resisting
without violence, giving a false
name to a law enforcement office
and the violation of a probation
warrant. The original charge was
trafficking in cocaine.
On Oct. 10, deputies responded


to a robbery call at a Wewahitchka
Convenience Store When they
arrived they learned that a white
male entered the store asking the
clerk for the money. He offered
to split the money with the clerk.
When the clerk refused to give
him any money he lifted his shirt
and showed what appeared to
be a gun. He then fled the store.
Deputies identified the suspect as
Justin Scott Powell. Powell was
located at his residence and placed
under arrest. He still had the gun
in his waistband at the time of his
arrest, and deputies determined it
was a BB gun.
On Oct. 12, Deputies responded
to a disturbance. They determined
one of those involved Kevin Bryan
Bostick, who was wanted on a
warrant for larceny in Texas. He
was arrested and transported to
the Gulf county Jail.
On Oct. 12, an off-duty deputy
noticed a vehicle in a neighbor's
yard loading scrap aluminum. He


made contact with the landowner
and learned they did not have
permission to be on the property
or remove any property. William
Steve Mayo, Jr., 19, and Dewayne
Dallas Veasey, Jr., 18, were
arrested for petty theft.
On Oct. 12, deputies responded
to a call at a local convenience store
they were told Justin Scott Powell
had come into the store. When
Powell was released form jail on
the attempted robbery charge he
was instructed not to have contact
with the victim. When Powell went
into the store where the victim
was working he was arrested for
violation the conditions of his
release and taken to the Gulf
County Jail.
During the week of Oct. 6-13,
Gulf County Dispatchers handled
283 incidents including 34 calls
for emergency medical services
and 3 fires. Gulf County deputies
responded to 203 calls during the
same week.


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1100
8680S
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CHARLES R. CLECKLEY &
BETTY R. CLECKLEY
Plaintiffs,
Vs.
JERRY WARREN, THE
HEIRS, SUCCESSORS
AND ASSIGNS OF JERRY
WARREN, ANY UN-
KNOWN TENANTS OR
LESSEES OF JERRY
WARREN AND BAYSIDE
LUMBER & BUILDING
SUPPLY INC.,


CASE NO.: 08-000111-CA
NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure
dated September 22, 2008
and entered in Case No.:
08-000111 CA of the Cir-
cuit Court of the Four-
teenth Judicial Circuit in
and for Gulf. County, Flor-
ida, in which Charles R. &
Betty R. Cleckley are the
Plaintiffs and Jerry Warren
and Bayside Lumber &.
Building Supply, Inc, are
the Defendants, I will sell


1100
to the highest bidder for
cash in the lobby of the
Gulf County Courthouse in
Port Saint Joe, Gulf
County, Florida, at 11:00
a.m.(EST) on the 30th day
of October 2008, the fol-
lowing described property
as set forth in said Final
Judgment of Foreclosure:
Lot"E",
Commence at a 4" square
concrete monument marr-
ing the Northwest Comer
of the Northeast Quarter of
the Southeast Quarter of
Section 4, Township 4
South, Range 10 West,
Gulf County, Florida,
thence go South 00 de-


| 1100 |1
agrees 20 minutes 00 sec-
onds East along the West
boundary line of Northeast
Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter (as monumented)
for a distance of 2255.60
feet to a A diameter iron
rod and cap, stamped L.B.
No. 6596 on the Southerly
right of way boundary line
of Stone Mill Creek Road
(having a 60 foot wide
night of way), thence go
South 71 degrees 18 min-
utes 00 seconds East
along the southerly right of
way boundary line of
Stone Mill Creek Road for
a distance of 423.12 feet to
a /2 diameter iron rod
sand cap, stamped L.B.
No.6596 for the POINT OF


1100 I
BEGINNING. From said
Point of beginning con-
tinue South 71 degrees 18
minutes 00 seconds Bast
along the Southerly right of
way boundary line of
Stone Mill Creek Road for
a distance of 105.78 feet to
a /2 diameter Iron rod and
cap, stamped L.B. No.
6596 thence departing
said right of way boundary
line, go South 00 degrees
20 minutes 00 seconds
East for a distance of
499.04 feet to a 1/2" diam-
eter iron rod and cap,
stamped L.B. 6596.
Thence continue South 00
degrees 20 minutes 00
seconds Fast for a dis-
tance 293.5 feet, more or


1 1100
less, to the approximate
water's edge and top of
bank of Stone Mill Creek;
then turn right and mean-
der upstream along the
approximate water's edge
and top of bank for 106
feet, more or less, to a
point which bears South
00 degrees 20 minutes 00
seconds East on the Point
of Beginning; thence de-
parting the approximate
water's edge and top
bank, go North 00 degrees
20 minutes 00 seconds
West for a distance of
302.6 feet, more or less, to
a /a diameter iron rod and
cap, stamped L.B. No.
6596; thence continue
North 00 degrees 20 min-


1100
utes 00 seconds Westfor a
distance of 531.03 feet to
the Point of Beginning.
Said parcel of land con-
taining 1.87 acres, more or
less.
Any person claiming an in-
terest In the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of
the date of the Us Pend-
ens must file a claim within
sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and
seal of this court on this
the 26th day of September
2008.
Becky Norris


1 1100,
Clerk of Court
Kirl Summers
Deputy Clerk
October 9,16, 2008


8681S
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION


NAVY FEDERAL
UNION
Plaintiff


CREDIT


vs.
DANIELLE A. MOTLEY, et
al.
Defendant(s)


I 1100 I
CASE NO.:
23-2008-CA-O000114
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given
that, pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure
or Order dated September
22, 2008 entered in Civil
Case Number
23-2008-CA-000114, In the
Circuit Court for. GULF
County, Florida, wherein
NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION is the Plaintiff, and
DANIELLE A. MOTLEY et
al., are the Defendants, I
will sell the property situ-
ated In GULF County, Flor-
ida, described as:


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10B 0 THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008


Lot 18, OAK GARDENS
SUBDIVISION AS RE-
CORDED IN Plat Book 4,
Page 21, Public Records
of Gulf County, Florida

at public sale, to the high-
est and best bidder, for
cash, at Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 5th
Street, Port St. Joe, FL
32456, at 11:00 a.m. on
the 30th day of October,
2008. Any person claiming
an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as
of the date of the lis pend-
ens must file a claim within
60 days after the sale.

Dated: September 22,
2008

Rebecca. L. Norris,
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: Jasmine Hysmith
Deputy Clerk

"In accordance with the
Americans With Disabilities
Act, persons in need of a
special accommodation to
participate in this proceed-
ing shall, within seven (7)
days prior to any pro-
ceeding, contact the Ad-
ministrative Office of the
Court, Gulf County Court-
house, 1000 Fifth Street,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456, tel-
ephone (850) 229-6113,
TDD 1-800-955-8771 or
1-800-955-8770 via Florida
Relay Service".

apre ako ki fet avek Ameri-
cans With Disabilites Act,
tout moun kin ginyin yun
bezwen spesiyal pou
akomodasiyon pou yo
patisipe nan program
sa-a dwe, nan yun tan
rezonab an ninpot
aranjman kapab fet, yo
dwe kontakte Administra-
tive Office Of The Court i
nan nimero Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St. Joe, FL
32456 telefon nam se
(850) 229-6113 oubyen
TDD 1-800-955-8771
oubyen 1-800-955-8770 i
pawn pa Florida Relay
Service.

En accordance avec las
Lot des "Americans With
Disabilities", Les person-
nes en besoin d'unei
accommodation special
pour participer a ces pro-
cedures doivent, dans un
temps raisonable, avante
d'entreprendre aucune
autre demarche, contacted
I'of ce administrative de la
Court situe au Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St. Joe, FL
32456 le telephone (850)
229-6113 TDD
1-800-955-8771 ou
1-800-955-8770 Via Florida
Relay Service.

"De acuerdo con el Acto o
Decreto de los Americanos
con Impedimentos, Inhab-
ilitados, personas en
necesidad del servicio es-
pecial para particppar en
este procedimiento
debran, dentro de un
tiempo razonable, antes
de cualquier proce-
dimiento, ponerse en con-
tacto con la oficina Admin-
istralva de la Corte Gulf
County Courthouse, 1000
Fifth Street, Port St. Joe,
FL 32456 Telefono (850)
229-6113, TDD
1-800-955-8770 01
1-800-955-8771 Via Florida
Relay Service".

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Clearwater, Florida
33756-3445
Telephone: (727) 446-4826
October 16, 23, 2008

8731S
IN THE FOURTEENTH JU-
DICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA

BAYSIDE SAVINGS BANK,
Plaintiff,

vs.

ANDREA L. ASHMORE
and TAMMY J. OWENS,
Defendants,

CASE NO. 08-238-CA

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure
dated August 18, 2008,
and Order Resetting sale
dated September 22,
2008, entered in Civil Ac-
tion No. 08-238-CA of the
Circuit Court of the Four-
teenth Judicial Circuit in
and for Gulf County, Flor-
ida, wherein the parties
were the plaintiff, BAYSIDE
SAVINGS BANK, and the
defendants, ANDREA L..
ASHORE and TAMMY J.
OWENS, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder,
for cash, at 11:00 a~m.
(Eastern Time) on the,
30th day of October, 2008,
at the front door of the Gulf
County Courthouse, Port
St. Joe, Florida, the
following-described real
property as set forth in
said Final Judgment of
Foreclosure:

Lots 9, 10, 17, and 18 of
Wetappo Ridge Subdivi-
sion, an unrecorded plat,
more particularly de-
scribed as:

Parcel 1: From St. Joe Pa-


per Company concrete
post on the Northwest cor-
ner of the Southwest Quar-
ter of the Southeast Quar-
ter of Section 33, go 338.2
feet in a Southerly direc-
tion on the West line of the
Southwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, Section
33, Township 5 South,
Range 11 Wes ,to a point;
thence go 18.0 feet in an
Easterly direction on a line
parallel to the South line of
Section 33 to a 1/2 inch gal-
vanized iron pipe and


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POINT OF BEGINNING;
from the Point of Beginn-
ing and Southwest Corner
of Lot 9 continue 80.2 feet
in an Easterly direction on
a line parallel to the south
line of Section 33 to a /
inch galvanized iron pipe
and Southeast corner of
Lot 9; thence go 88.2 feet
in a Northerly direction on
a line parallel to the West
line of the Southwest
Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter, Section 33, to a s/2
inch galvanized iron pipe
and Northeast corner of
Lot 9; thence go 80.2 feet
in a Westerly direction on
a line parallel to the south
line of Section 33 to a /2
inch galvanized iron pipe
and Northwest corner of
Lot 9; thence go 88.2 feet
in a Southerly direction on
a line parallel to the West
line of the Southwest
Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter to a /2 inch galva-
nized iron pipe on the
southwest corner of Lot 9
and Point of Beginning; ly-
ing and being in the
Southwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, Section
33, Township 5 South,
Range 11 West, Gulf
County, Florida; and

Parcel 2: From St. Joe Pa-
per Company concrete
post on the Northwest cor-
ner of the Southwest Quar-
ter of the Southeast Quar-
ter of Section 33, go 338.2
feet in a Southerly direc-
tion on the West line of the
Southwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, Section
33, Township 5 South,
Range 11 West, to a point;
thence go 98.2 feet in an
Easterly direction on a line
parallel to the South line of
Section 33 to a s/2 inch gal-
vanized iron pipe and
POINT OF BEGINNING;
from the Point of Beginn-
ing and Southwest Corner
of property go 98.2 feet in
an Easterly direction on a
line parallel to the south
line of Section 33 to a s/2
inch galvanized iron pipe
and Southeast corner of
property; thence go 88.2
feet in a Northerly direction
on a line parallel to the
West line of the Southwest
Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter to a / inch galva-
nized iron pipe and North-
east corner of property;
thence go 98.2 feet in a
Westerly direction on a line
parallel to the south line of
Section 33 to a s/ inch gal-
vanized iron pipe and
Northwest corner of prop-
erty; thence go 88.2 feet in
a Southerly direction on a
line parallel to the West
line of the Southwest Quar-
ter of the Southeast Quar-
ter to a /2 inch galvanized
iron pipe on the southwest
corner of property and
Point of Beginning; lying
and being in the South-
west Quarter of the South-
east Quarter, Section 33,
Township 5 South, Range
11 West, Gulf County, Flor-
ida;
and

Parcel 3: From St. Joe Pa-
per Company concrete
post on the Northwest cor-
ner of the Southwest Quar-
ter of the Southeast Quar-
ter of Section 33, go 426.4
feet in a Southerly direc-
tion on the West line of the
Southwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, Section
33, Township 5 South,
Range 11 West, to a point;
thence go 18.0 feet in an
Easterly direction on a line
parallel to the South line of
Section 33 to a / inch gal-
vanized iron pipe and
POINT OF BEGINNING;
from the Point of Beginn-
ing and Southwest Corner
of Lot 17 continue 80.2 feet
in an Easterly direction on
a line parallel to the south
line of Section 33 to a .
inch galvanized iron pipe
and Southeast corner of
Lot 17; thence go 88.2 feet
in a Northerly direction on
a line parallel to the West
line of the Southwest
Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter, Section 33, to a 1/
inch galvanized iron pipe
and Northeast corner of
Lot 17; thence go 80.2 feet
in a Westerly direction on
a line parallel to the south
line of Section 33 to a s
inch galvanized iron pipe
and Northwest corner of
Lot 17; thence go 88.2 feet
in a Southerly direction on

Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter to a s inch galva-
nized iron pipe on the
southwest corner of Lot 17
and Point of Beginning; ly-
ing and being in the
Southwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, Section
33, Township 5 South,
Range 11 West, Gulf
County, Florida; and Par-
cel 4. From St. Joe Paper
Company concrete post
on the Northwest corner of.
the Southwest Quarter of
the Southeast Quarter of
Section 33, go 426.4 feet
in a Southerly direction on
the West line of the South-
west Quarter of the South-
east Quarter, Section 33,
Township 5 South, Range
11 West, to a point; thence
go 98.2 feet in an Easterly
direction on a line parallel
to the South line of Section
33 to a s inch galvanized
iron pipe and POINT OF
BEGINNING; from the
Point of Beginning and
Southwest Corner of prop-
erty go 96.2 feat in an
Easterly direction on a line
parallel to the south line of
Section 33 to a s inch gal-
vanized iron pipe and


Southeast corner of prop-
erty; thence go 88.2 feet in
a Northerly direction on a
line parallel to the West
line of the Southwest
Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter to a / inch galva-
nized iron pipe and North-
east corner of property;
thence go 98.2 feet in a
Westerly direction on a line
parallel to the south line of
Section 33 to a '/2 inch gal-
vanized iron pipe and


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Northwest corner of prop-
erty; thence go 88.2 feet in
a Southerly direction on a
line parallel to the West
line of the Southwest
Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter to a '/ inch galva-
nized iron pipe on the
southwest corner of prop-
erty and Point of Beginn-
ing; lying and being in the
Southwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter, Section
33, Township 5 South,
Range 11 West, Gulf
County, Florida.

The successful bidder at
the sale will be required to
place the requisite state
documentary stamps on
the Certificate of Title.

DATED this 29th day of
September, 2008.

HON. REBECCA L. NOR-
RIS
CLERK OF COURT
By: Jasmine Hysmith
Clerk/Deputy Clerk

FRANK A. BAKER, ESQ.
4431 Lafayette Street
Marianna, FL 32446
October 9,16, 2008


8771S
NOTICE OF
APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that Selected Eq-
uities Rev. the holder of
the following Tax Certifi-
cate, has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to
be issued thereon. The
certificate number and
year of issuance, the de-
scription of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

Certificate No. 472

Application No. 2008-22

Year of Issuance: 2006

R.E. No. 06274-011R

Description of Property:

LOT 11:
COMMENCE at a concrete
monument marking the
Northeast Corner of Treas-
ure Bay Subdivision, ac-
cording to the Plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 3,
Page 32, in the Public Rec-
ords of Gulf County, Flor-
ida, and thence go South
89 Degrees 18 Minutes 39
Seconds East along an
Easterly extension of the
Northerly boundary line of
Treasure Bay for a dis-
tance of 68.24 feet to a
point on the Easterly R/W
line of County Road No. 30
(having a 66 foot wide
R/W); thence go North 15
Degrees 24 Minutes 53
Seconds East along said
R/W line for a distance of
672.78 feet for the POINT
OF BEGINNING. From
said POINT OF BEGINN-
ING, continue North 15
Degrees 24 Minutes 53
Seconds East along said
R/W line for a distance of
103.40 feet; thence depart-
ing said R/W line go South
89 Degrees 18 Minutes 39
Seconds East, for a dis-
tance of 217.81 feet;
thence go South 15 De-
grees 24 Minutes 53 Sec-
onds West for a distance
of 103.40 feet; thence
North 89 Degrees 18 Min-
utes 39 Seconds West for
a distance of 217.81 feet to
the POINT OF BEGINN-
ING. Said parcel of land
being located in Section
14, Township 9 South,
Range 11 West, Gulf
County, Florida. Also
known as Lot 11, Treasure
Bay Unrecorded.

TOGETHER WITH: De-
scription: Parcel 1.
A 10 foot wide non exclu-
sive ingress and egress
easement for access to St.
Joseph Bay along a por-
tion of the Southerly
boundary of TREASURE
BAY, a Subdivision of a
portion of fractional Sec-
tion 14, Township 9 South,
Range 11 West, Gulf
County, Florida, according
to the plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 3,
Page 32, in the Public Rec-
ords of Gulf County, Flor-
ida, and being more par-
ticularly described as fol-
lows:
COMMENCE at a concrete
monument marking the
Southeasterly corner of
Treasure Bay and thence
go North 89 Degrees 18
Minutes 39 Seconds West
along the Southerly
boundary of Treasure Bay
for a distanPe of 375.95
feet for the POINT OF BE-
GINNING. From said
POINT OF BEGINNING,
departing said Southerly
boundary line go South 15
Degrees 24 Minutes 53
Seconds West for a dis-
tance of 10.34 feet; thence
go North 89 Degrees 18
Minutes 39 Seconds West,
parallel with the Southerly
boundary of TREASURE
BAY for a distance of
281.41 feet, more or less,
to the water's edge of St.
Joseph Bay, thence go
North 00 Degrees 41 Min-
utes 21 Seconds East
along said water's edge for
a distance of 10.00 feet to
a point on the Southerly
boundary of TREASURE
BAY; thence departing
said water's edge go
South 89 Degrees 18 MIn-
utes 39 Seconds East for a
distance of 284.04 feet to
the POINT OF BEGINN-


ING.

DESCRIPTION: Parcel 2:
A 10 foot wide non exclu-
sive ingress and egress
easement for access to St.
Joseph Bay along a por-
tion of the Northerly
boundary of TREASURE
BAY, a subdivision of a
portion of fractional Sec-
tion 14, Township 9 South,
Range 11 West, Gulf
County, Florida, according
to the plat thereof re-


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corded in Plat Book 3,
Page 32, in the Public Rec-
ords of Gulf County, Flor-
ida, and being more par-
ticularly described as fol-
lows:
COMMENCE at a concrete
monument marking the
Northeasterly corner of
TREASURE BAY and go
North 89 Degrees 18 Min-
utes 39 Seconds West
along the Northerly bound-
ary of TREASURE BAY for
a distance of 254.12 feet
for the POINT OF BEGINN-
ING. From said POINT OF
BEGINNING continue
North 89 Degrees 18 Min-
utes 39 Seconds West,
along said Northerly
boundary for a distance of
311.81 feet to a point on
the water's edge of St. Jo-
seph Bay; thence depart-
ing said Northerly bound-
ary line go North 00 De-
grees 41 Minutes 21 Sec-
onds East along said
water's edge for 10.00 feet;
thence departing said
water's edge go South 89
Degrees 18 Minutes 39
Seconds East, parallel with
the Northerly boundary of
TREASURE BAY for a dis-
tance of 314.44 feet;
thence go South 15 De-
grees 24 Minutes 53 Sec-
onds West, for a distance
of 10.34 feet to the POINT
OF BEGINNING.

Name in which assessed:
Robert J. Yates

All of said property being
in Gulf County, State of
Florida. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate will be sold to the
highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G.
Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St.
Joe, Florida at 11:00 AM,
E.T, Wednesday, the 5th
day of November, 2008

Dated this 7th day of Octo-
ber, 2008.

REBECCA L. NORRIS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA
BY: Donna L. Ray
Deputy Clerk
October 9, 16, 23, 30,
2008

8730S
IN THE FOURTEENTH JU-
DICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA

BAYSIDE SAVINGS BANK,
Plaintiff,

.vs.

ANDREA L. ASHMORE,
Defendant.

CASE NO: 08-239-CA

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of foreclosure
dated August 11, 2008,
and Order Resetting Sale
dated September 22,
2008, and entered in Civil
Action No. 08-239-CA of
the Circuit Court of the
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit
in and for Gulf County,
Florida, wherein the parties
were the plaintiff, BAYSIDE
SAVINGS BANK, and the
defendant, ANDREA L.
ASHMORE, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder,
for cash, at 11:00 a.m.
(Eastern Time) on the 30th
day of October, 2008, at
the front door of the Gulf
County Courthouse, Port
St. Joe, Florida, the
following-described real
property as set forth in
said Final Judgment of
Foreclosure:

The East one half of Lot
One (1), Block A, Bay View
Heights Subdivision, as
per the official plat thereof
on file in the office of the
Circuit Court Clerk, Gulf
County, Florida

The successful bidder at
the sale will be required to
place the requisite state
documentary stamps on
the Certificate of Title.

DATED this 29th day of
September, 2008.

REBECCA L. NORRIS
CLERK OF COURT
By: Jasmine Hysmith
Clerk/Deputy Clerk

FRANK A. BAKER, ESQ,
4431 Lafayette Street
Marianna, FL 32446
October 9,16, 2008

8776S
NOTICE OF
APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that Selected Equi-
ties Rev, the holder of the
following Tax Certificate,
has filed said certificate for
aptax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate
number and year of issu-
ance, the description of
the property, and the
names in which It was as-
sessed are as follows:

Certificate No. 249

Application No. 2008-23

Year of Issuance: 2006

R.E. No. 03169-11iOR

Description of Property:
Lot 2, of STILLWATER
SOUTH, according to the


Plat thereof as recorded In
Plat Book 5, Page 14, of
the Public Records of Gulf
County, Florida.

Name in which assessed:
Herbert Press Witt

All of said property being
in Gulf County, State of
Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-


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tificate will be sold to the
highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G.
Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St.
Joe, Florida at 11:00 AM,
E.T, Wednesday, the 5th
day of November, 2008.

Dated this 7th day of
October, 2008.

REBECCA L. NORRIS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA
BY: Donna L. Ray
Deputy Clerk
October 9, 16, 23, 30,
2008
8777S
NOTICE OF
APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that Selected Equi-
ties Rev. 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 issu-
ance, the description of
the property, and the
names in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:

Certificate No. 350

Application No. 2008-24

Year of Issuance: 2006

R.E. No. 03816-090R

Description of Property:
Lot 8, of HIDDEN RIDGE
SUBDIVISION, according
to the Plat thereof as
recorded in Plat Book 5,
Page 57, of the Public
Records of Gulf County,
Florida.

Name in which assessed:
Johnny Watson Construc-
tion

All of said property being
in Gulf County, State of
Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate will be sold to the
highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G.
Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St.
Joe, Florida at 11:00 AM,
E.T, Wednesday, the 5th
day of November, 2008.

Dated this 7th day of
October, 2008.

REBECCA L. NORRIS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA
BY: Donna L. Ray
Deputy Clerk
October 9, 16, 23, 30,
2008
8826S
PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County School
Board is taking bids on the
following buses:

1. 1990 Carpenter
2. 1990 Blue Bird
3. 1991 Blue Bird
4. 1994 Blue bird

These buses can be
viewed at the bus barn in
Port St. Joe. Please send
in each sealed bid by Fri-
day, October 30, 2008,
12:00 NOON to the Gulf
county School Board
Transportation Depart-
ment, Attention Don Rich,
150 Middle School Road,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456.

If there are any questions
call 227-1204 or 227-1744.
October .16, 23, 2008
8827S
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL,
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA

SUNTRUST BANK,
Plaintiff,

vs.

LARRY C. PANKEY et al.,
Defendants.

CASE NO.: 07-452 CA

RE-NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Sum-
mary Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated July 21,
2008, and Order resetting
auction dated,September
23, 2008, entered In Case
07-452 CA of the Circuit
Court of the 14th Judicial
Circuit in and for Gulf
County, Florida, wherein
SUNTRUST BANK is Plain-
tiff, and LARRY C.
PANKEY et al, are Defend-
ants, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for
cash, at the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil
Costin Blvd., Port St. Joe,
FL 32456, at 11:00 a.m.,
on the 30th day of Octo-
ber, 2008, the following
described property as set
forth, in said Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:

Lot 7, South Lagoon Sub-
division, according the
plat thereof recorded in the
Public Records of Gulf
County, Florida, In Plat
nook 4, Page 25.

Any person claiming an in-
terest in the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of
the date of the Is pendens
must file a claim within 60
days after the sale.

DATED at Port St. Joe,
Gulf County, Florida, this
3rd day of October, 2008.

BECKY' NORRIS
Clerk of Circuit Court


By: Jasmine Hysmith
Deputy Clerk
Attorney for Plaintiff:
Russell A. White,
No.253091
ROGERS, MORRIS &
ZIEGLER
1401 East Broward Blvd.,
Suite 300
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: (954) 462-1431
October 16, 23, 2008


The contractor must be
pre-qualified with the Gulf
County School Board. A
pre-qualification package
can be picked up at the
Maintenance Department,
150 Middle School Road,
Port St. Joe, FL. All con-
tractors must comply with
the Jessica Lunsford Act.
Bids will be accepted be-
ginning October 16, 2008
and ending October 30,
2008 at 2 p.m. E.ST. The


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8828S
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION

U.S. BANK NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE
FOR CERTIFI-
CATEHOLDERS OF BEAR
STEARNS ASSET
BACKED SECURITIES I
LLC, ASSET-BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2005-AC4,
PLAINTIFF,

VS.

BLAISE PROVITOLA, ET
AL.,
DEFENDANTS)

CASE NO:
23-2008-CA-000082

NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SER-
VICE

TO: BLAISE PROVJTOLA;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
BLAISE PROVITOLA
whose residence is un-
known if he/she/they be
living; and if he/she/they
be dead, the unknown de-
fendants who may be
spouses, heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees,
Ilenors, creditors, trustees,
and all parties claiming an
interest by, through, under
or against-the Defendants,
who are not known to be
dead or alive, and all par-
ties having or claiming to
have any right, title or in-
terest in the property de-
scribed in the mortgage
being foreclosed herein.

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTI-
FIED that an action to fore-
close a mortgage on the
following property:

LOT 13, BLOCK Q OF IN-
DIAN PASS BEACH, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 1,
PAGE(S) 48, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA

has been filed against you
and you are required to
serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, to it
on DAVID J. STERN, ESQ.
Plaintiffs attorney, who, ad-
dress is 900 South Pine Is-
land Road #400, Planta-
tion, FL 33324-3920 on or
before November 11,
2008, (no later than 30
days from the date of the
first publication of this no-
tice of action) and file the
original with the clerk of
this court either before
service on Plaintiffs attor-
ney or immediately there-
after; otherwise a default
will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in
the complaint or petition
filed herein.

WITNESS my hand and
the seal of this Court at
GULF County, Florida, this
3rd day of October, 2008.

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: Jasmine Hysmith
Deputy clerk

IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT, per-
sons with disabilities need-
ing a special accommoda-
tion should contact
COURT ADMINISTRA-
TION, at the GULF County
Courthouse at,
1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service

LAW OFFICES OF DAVID
J. STERN
Attorney for Plaintiff
900 SOUTH PINE ISLAND
ROAD SUITE 400
PLANTATION, FL
33324-3920
08-40058 (EMC)
October 16, 23, 2008

8832S
PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Port St. Joe is
requesting Design Build
Proposals for an entrance
sign to the City. Please
submit at least 5 designs,
using the Constitution
Monument as the focal
point. A monument design
sign, with overall dimen-
sions not to exceed a
width of fifteen feet or
height o( nine feet from the
ground requires permitting
by the Florida Department
of Transportation. Maxi-
mum budget for this proj-
ect is ,$8,000. Landscaping
is not a part of this project.
Designs must be submit-
ted to the City 6f Port St.
Joe to the attention of
Charlotte Pierce before the
close of business on Mon-
day November 3, 2008.
Please mark your outer en-
velope Entrance Way Sign.
October 16, 2008
8846S
ADVERTISEMENT
FOR BIDS:

The Gulf County School
Board will be accepting
bids for the Port St. Joe
High School Track. The
job will consist of the re-
moval and off site disposal
of all existing asphalt The
reworking of the base and
grade to the proper slope.
Applying one Inch of new
asphalt and painting all
lines. The track must be
FHSAA sanctioned. The
contractor must be a certi-
fied track builder.


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envelope is to be marked
track bid, BID #09-009
and addressed to Mr. Greg
Layfield, 150 Middle
School Road, Port St. Joe,
FL 32456. The Gulf County
School Board reserves the
right to reject any or all
bids.

You can contact Greg
Layfield at 850-229-8369
with any questions
October 16, 23, 2008

8859S
NOTICE OF
APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that Wallace Coo-
ley & Jim Holmes 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 de-
scription of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

Certificate No. 136

Application No. 2008-25

Year of Issuance: 2006

R.E. No. 01546-530R

Description of Property:
LOT 25 (NEW PARCEL)
COMMENCE at a 4"
square concrete monu-
ment stamped L.B. No.
053, at the Southeast Cor-
ner of the Southwest Quar-
ter of the Northwest Quar-
ter of Section 10, Town-
ship 4 South, Range 10
West, Gulf County, Florida,
thence go North 89 De-
grees 21 Minutes 58 Sec-
onds West along the
Southerly boundary line of
the Southwest Quarter of
the Northwest Quarter of
said Section 10 (as monu-
mented) for a distance of
793.89 feet; thence go
North 20 Degrees 21 Min-
utes 52 Seconds West for
a distance of 100.01 feet
for the POINT OF BEGIN-
NING. From said POINT
OF BEGINNING, continue
North 20 Degrees 21 Min-
utes 53 Seconds West for
a distance of 117.03 feet;
thence go North 64 De-
grees 43 Minutes 42 Sec-
onds East, a distance of
469.12 feet to the Westerly
right of way boundary line
of Michael Street (having a
66 foot wide right of way)
thence go South 25 De-
grees 16 Minutes 18 Sec-
onds East along said
Westerly right of way
boundary line for a dis-
tance of feet, thence
go South 66 Degrees 19
Minutes 42 Seconds West
for a distance of 479.32
feet to the POINT OF BE-
GINNING. Said parcel of
land lying and being in
Section 10, Township 4
South, Range 10 West,
Gulf County, Florida, and
having an area of ac-
res, more or less.

Name in which assessed:
Gary & Christine Williams

All of said property being
in Gulf County, State of
Florida. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate will be sold to the
highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G.
Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St.
Joe, Florida at 11:00 AM,
E.T, Wednesday, the 12th
day of November, 2008.

Dated this 9th day of Octo-
ber, 2008.

REBECCA L. NORRIS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: Donna L. Ray
Deputy Clerk
October 16, 23, 30,
November 6, 2008
8860S
NOTICE OF
APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that Wallace Coo-
ley & Jim Holmes 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 de-
scription of the property,
and the names In which It
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

Certificate No. 351

Application No. 2008-26

Year of Issuance: 2006
R.E. No.0381 6-525R

Description of Property:
Lot 5, of Palmetto Trace,
according to the Plat
thereof as recorded in Plet
Book 5, Page 28, of the
Public Records of Gulf
County, Florida.

Name in which assessed:
Johnny Watson Construc-
tion Inc.

All of said property being
in Gulf County, State of,
Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described In such cer-
tificate will be sold to the
highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G.
Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St.


A/K/A 4047 CAPE SAN
BLAS ROAD, CAPE SAN
BLAS, FL 32456

Any person claiming an
interest In the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of
the date of the Us Pend-
ens must file a claim within
sixty (60) days after the
sale.


1 1100
8825S
NOTICE
OF PUBLIC SALE

COASTAL TOWING AND
ROADSIDE SERVICE, INC.
gives Notice of Foreclo-
sure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on Oc-
tober 30, 2008, on 9:00
a.m. ET at 8082 W. Hwy
98, Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Stat-
utes, COASTAL TOWING
AND ROADSIDE SERVICE,
INC. reserves the right to
accept or reject any and/or
all bids.

1995 PONTIAC
#1G2NE5SMXSC720234
October 16, 2008
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA.

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO.
232008CA000065XXXXXX

BANK OF NEW YORK AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE CER-
TIFICATE HOLDERS
CWABS, INC.
ASSET-BACKED CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2005-16,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CHRISTOPHER S. BRANT;
REBECCA L. BRANT;
GULF COUNTY BOARD
OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS; UNKNOWN
TENANT NO.1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT NO. 2;
and ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING INTER-
ESTS BY THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST A
NAMED DEFENDANT TO
THIS ACTION, OR HAV-
ING OR CLAIMING TO
HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE
OR INTEREST IN THE
PROPERTY HEREIN DE-
SCRIBED,
Defendants.

RE-NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER
45
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an Or-
der or Summary, Final
Judgment of foreclosure
dated August 11, 2008 and
an Order Resetting Sale
date September 18, 2008,
and entered in Case No.
232008CA000065XXXXXX
of the Circuit Court of the
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit
in and for Gulf County,
Florida, wherein BANK OF
NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE
FOR THE CERTIFI-
CATEHOLDERS CWABS,
INC. ASSET-BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2005-16 is Plaintiff and
CHRISTOPHER S. BRANT;
REBECCA L. BRANT;
GULF COUNTY BOARD
OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS; UNKNOWN
TENANT NO. 1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT NO. 2;
and ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING INTER-
ESTS BY THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST A
NAMED DEFENDANT TO
THIS ACTION, OR HAV-
ING OR CLAIMING TO
HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE
OR INTEREST IN THE
PROPERTY HEREIN DE-
SCRIBED are Defendants,
I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the
Front Door of the Gulf
County Courthouse, 1000
Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd.,
Port Saint Joe, Florida
32451 in Gulf County, Flor-
ida, at 11:00 a.m. on the
30th day of October, 2008,
the following described
property as set forth in
said Order or Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:

LOT 10, BLOCK "F" OF
BAY VIEW HEIGHTS SUB-
DIVISION AS PER OFFI-
CIAL PLAT RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 26,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING
AN INTEREST IN THE
SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER
THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE
OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER
THE SALE.

In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities
Act of 1990, persons need-
ing special accommoda-
tion to participate in this
proceeding should contact
the Clerk of the Court not
later than five business
days prior to the proceed-
ing at the Gulf County
Courthouse. Telephone
850-229-6113 or
1-800-955-8770 via Florida
Relay Service.

DATED at Port Saint Joe,
Florida, on September 18,
2008.
Rebecca L, Norris,
As Clerk, Circuit Court

/s/Jasmine Hysmith
As Deputy Clerk
Publish October 16 & 23,
2008
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA

CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2007-22-CA
DIVISION

WASHING MUTUAL BANK
F/K/A WASHINGTON MU-
TUAL BANK, FA,


|1100
the Circuit Court of the
FOURTEENTH Judicial
Circuit in and for GULF
County, Florida wherein
WASHINGTON MUTUAL
BANK F/K/A
WASHINGTON MUTUAL
BANK, FA, is the Plaintiff
and JOHN C. WEBB; ANY
AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN
NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE
NOT KNOWN TO BE
DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, OR
OTHER CLAIMANTS;
UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA; are the Defend-
ants, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for
cash at LOBBY OF THE
GULF COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE at 11:00 AM, on
the 30th day of October,
2008, the following de-
scribed property as set
forth in said Final Judge-
ment:

PARCEL A
BEGIN AT A ROD AND
CAP MARKING THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF
LOT 43(ALSO BEING THE
NORTHEAST CORNER OF
LOT 44) OF SAN BLAS
ESTATES, A SUBDIVISION
AS PER MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
20-22 OF THE OFFICIAL
RECORDS OFFICE OF
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA,
SAID POINT ALSO LYING
ON THE WESTERLY
RIGHT OF WAY OF
COUNTY ROAD NUMBER
30-E; THENCE RUN
ALONG THE NORTHERLY
BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT
44 SOUTH 70 DEGREES
18 05 SECONDS EAST
283.87 FEET TO POINT
LYING ON THE APPROXI-
MATE MEAN HIGH WA-
TERLINE OF GULF OF
MEXICO; THENCE LEAV-
ING SAID BOUNDARY
ULINE RUN ALONG SAID
APPROXIMATE MEAN
HIGH WATERULINE NORTH
27 DEGREES 39 MINUTES
41 SECONDS EAST 55.56
FEET; THENCE LEAVING
SAID APPROXIMATE
MEAN HIGH WATERULINE
RUN NORTH 68 DE-
GREES 13 MINUTES 11
SECOND EAST 41.68
FEET TO A ROD AND
CAP; THENCE NORTH 59
DEGREES 04 MINUTES 56
SECONDS EAST 108.14
FEET TO A ROD CAP;
THENCE NORTH 70
DEGREES 18 MINUTES 05
SECONDS EAST 58.20
FEET TO A ROD AND
CAP; THENCE SOUTH 19
DEGREES 41 MINUTES 55
SECONDS EAST 67.50
FEET TO A ROD AND
CAP; THENCE NORTH 70
DEGREES 18 MINUTES 05
SECONDS EAST. 67.50
FEET TO A ROD POINT
LYING ON THE WEST-
ERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF
SAID COUNTY ROAD
NUMBER 30-E; THENCE
RUN ALONG SAlID RIGHT
OF WAY SOUTH 19 DE-
GREES 41 MINUTES 55
SECONDS WEST 10.00
FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.

AND

PARCEL B
COMMENCE AT A ROD
AND CAP MARKING THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF
LOT 43 (ALSO BEING THE
NORTHEAST CORNER OF
LOT 44) OF SAN BLAS
ESTATES, A SUBDIVISION
-AS PER MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
20-22 OF THE OFFICIAL
RECORDS OFFICE OF
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA,
SAID POINT ALSO LYING
ON THE WESTERLY
RIGHT OF WAY COUNTY
ROAD NUMBER 30-E;
THENCE RUN ALONG
SAID RIGHT OF WAY
NORTH 19 DEGREES 41
MINUTES 55 SECONDS
WEST 10.00 FEET TO A
ROD AND CAP FOR THE
POINT OF BEGINNING;
THENCE FROM SAID
POINT OF BEGINNING
CONTINUE ALONG SAID
RIGHT OF WAY NORTH
19 DEGREES 41 MINUTES
55 SECONDS WEST 89.91
FEET TO RE-BAR,
THENCE LEAVING SAID
RIGHT OF WAY RUN
SOUTH 70 DEGREES 18
MINUTES 05 SECONDS
WEST 297.84 FEET TO A
POINT LYING ON THE AP-
PROXIMATE MEAN HIGH
WATERLINE OF THE
GULF OF MEXICO;
THENCE RUN ALONG
SAID APPROXIMATE
MEAN HIGH WATERUNE
SOUTH 27 DEGREES 39
MINUTES 41 SECONDS
EAST 45.33 FEET;
THENCE LEAVING SAID
APPROXIMATE MEAN
HIGH WATERLINE RUN
NORTH 68 DEGREES 13
MINUTES 11 SECONDS
EAST 41.68 FEET TO A
ROD AND CAP; THENCE
NORTH 59 DEGREES 04
MINUTES 56 SECONDS
EAST 108.14 FEET TO A
ROD AND CAP; THENCE
NORTH 70 DEGREES 18
MINUTES 05 SECONDS
EAST 58.20 FEET TO A
ROD AND CAP; THENCE
SOUTH 19 DEGREES 41
MINUTES 55 SECONDS
EAST 67.50 FEET TO A
ROD AND CAP; THENCE
NORTH 70 DEGREES 18
MINUTES 05 SECONDS
EAST 86.42 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.


Plaintiffi
vs.
JOHN C. WEBB, at al,
Defendants)

NOTICE OF RESCHED-
ULED FORECLOSURE
SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an Or-
der Rescheduling Foreclo-
sure Sale dated Septem-
ber 15, 2008 and entered
In Case NO. 2007-22-CA of


Joe, Florida at 11:00 AM,
E.T, Wednesday, the 12th
day of November, 2008.

Dated this 9th day of Octo-
ber, 2008.

REBECCA L. NORRIS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: Donna L. Ray
Deputy Clerk
October 16, 23, 30, No-
vember 6, 2008


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WITNESS MAY HAND and heirs, devisees, grantees, BECKY L. NORRIS
'the seat of this Court on creditors and all other par- Clerk of the Circuit Court
September 16, 2008. ties claiming by, through, Jasmine Hysmith
under or against her; J. Deputy Clerk
Rebecca L. Norris, NORWOOD COBB, if alive,
Clerk of the Circuit Court and if dead, his wife HA- September 25, October 2,
ZEL COBB, their unknown 9, & 16, 2008
/s/Jasmine Hysmith spouses, and creditors of
Deputy Clerk the Defendants J. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
NORWOOD COBB and IN AND FOR GULF
October 16 & 23, 2008 wife, HAZEL COBB, and all COUNTYFLORIDA GEN-
other heirs, devisees, ERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT grantees, creditors, and all SION
IN THE FOURTEENTH JU- other parties claiming by,
DICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND through under, or against CASE NO:08-173-CA
FOR GULF COUNTY, them; and KATIE PATRI-
FLORIDA CIA MCLEOD, if alive, and RBC CENTURY BANK
if dead her unknown PLAINTIFF
CASE NO.: 08-12-CA spouse and creditors, and VS.
DIVISION all heirs, devisees, grant- GARY S. SETTLE ET AL.
ees, creditors, and all DEFENDANTS
VANDERBILT MORTGAGE other parties claiming by, DEFE S
AND FINANCE, INC., through, under, or against NOTICE OF FORECLO-
Plaintiff, them; LORETTA L. MIXON SURE SALE
and husband KENNETH
vs. SCOTT MIXON, if alive, NOTICE IS HEREBY
and if dead, their unknown GIVEN pursuant to a Sum-
KIMBERLY TAYLOR; and spouse and creditors, and mary Final Judgment of
UNKNOWN TENANT IN all heirs, devisees, grant- foreclosure date Septem-
POSSESSION, ees, creditors, and all ber 22, 2008 entered in
Defendants, other parties claiming by, Civil Case No. 08-173-CA
through, under, or against of the Circuit Court in and
NOTICE OF SALE them; GUY EDWARD for GULF County, Florida, I
WARD, if alive, if dead, will sell to the highest and
NOTICE is hereby given and his unknown spouse best bidder for cash AT
that, pursuant to the Order and creditors, and all THE FRONT LOBBY OF
of Summary Judgment of heirs, devisees, grantees, THE GULF COUNTY
Foreclosure in this cause, creditors, and all other par- COURTHOUSE LOCATED
in the Circuit Court of Gulf ties claiming by, through, AT 1000 CECIL COSTIN
County, Florida, I will sell under, or against them; BOULEVARD, PORT ST.
the property situated in DAVID ALLEN EASON, JOE, FLORIDA, at 11:00
Gulf County, Florida de- and wife EMILY FAYE a.m. on the 30th day of
scribed as: EASON, if alive, if dead, October, 2008 the follow-
All of the following their surviving spouse, and ing described property as
described property lying creditors, and all heirs, de- set forth in said Summary
on the West side of the visees, grantees, creditors, Final Judgment, to-wit:
Kemp Cemetery Road: and all other parties claim- LOT 84, OF SUNSET VIL-
ing by, through, under, or LAGE SUBDIVISION, AC-
Beginning at the Southeast against them; DOUGLAS CORDING TO THE PLAT
comer of NE 1/4 of SW CHARLES EMIG, and wife THEREOF RECORDED IN
1/4, Section 12 T4S, MARY JOANN EMIG, if THE PUBLIC. RECORDS
R11W, and run North alive, if dead, their several OF GULF COUNTY, FLOR-
along the quarter section and respective unknown IDA, AT PLAT BOOK 4,
line a distance of 77 feet spouse, heirs, devisees, PAGE 19
and 8 inches for a point of grantees and creditors, or Dated this 22nd day of
beginning; From this point other known parties claim- September, 2008.
of beginning, continue run- ing by, through, or under Any person claiming an in-
ning North along quarter those unknown natural terest in the surplus from
section line a distance of persons; and, the several the sale, it any, other than
77 feet and 8 inches; and respective unknown the property owner as of
thence run West 1320 feet, assigns, successors in in- the date of the lis phendens
more or less, to quarter terest, trustees or any must file a claim within
section line; thence run other person claiming by, sixty (60) days after the
South along quarter through, under or against sale.
section line a distance of any of the above or any
77 feet and 8 inches; corporation or other legal /s/Jasmine Hysmith
thence run East 1320 feet, entity named as a defend- Deputy Clerk
more or less, to the point ant; and all claimants, per-
of beginning, sons or parties, natural or I you are a person with a
corporate, or whose exact disability who needs any
Said parcel also being de- legal status is unknown, accommodation in order
scribed by recent survey claiming under any of the to participate in this pro-
as: above named or described feeding you are entitled,
defendants or parties at no cost to you. to the
Commence at the South- claiming to have any right, provision of certain assis-
east Corner of the North- title or interest in and to tance. Please contact the
east Quarter of the South- the lands hereinafter de- office of the Court Admin-
west Quarter of Section 12, scribed. istrator, GULF County
Township 4 South, Range Courthouse, at within two
11 West, Gulf County, Flor- YOU ARE NOTIFIED that (2) working days of your
ida; thence North 77.67 an action TO QUIET TITLE receipt of this Notice of
feet; thence continue North on the following property Sale; 1-800-955-8771
77.67 feet to an old ter- in Gulf County, Florida: (TDD) for hearing impaired
racotta monument; thence or 1-800-955-8770. via
North 89 degrees 59 min- Commence at the South- Florida Relay Service.
utes 24 seconds West west corner of Section 31,PublishOctober6 23,
953.25 feet to a bent rebar Township 3S, Range 9W, Publish October 16 & 23,
lying on the Westerly right and extend a line North 2008
of way line of Kemp Ceme- along the West line of said
tery Road, said point being Section 31 for 763.1 feet;
the POINT OF BEGINN- thence North 8132'24"
ING; thence from said East for 315.93 feet more 1120
POINT OF BEGINNING or less to the Easternmost
run West 397.35 feet to a right of way line of Chipola
concrete monument; drive as shown on the plat
thence South 00 degrees of Stokes Dead Lakes Near & Far, a Pho-
08 minutes 05 seconds Camp in Plat book 2, Page tographic Display
West 77.67 feet to a rod 36 Gulf County, Florida for
and cap; thence South 89 the Point of Beginning.
degrees 59 minutes 59 Thence continue North Marguerite Foxon and Troy
seconds East 389.83 feet 8132'24" East for 100 feet; Spencer invite you to join
to a rod and cap lying on thence South 9'40'30" East them at the opening of
the Westerly right of way for 60 feet; thence South their debut show, Near &
line of said Kemp Ceme- 81032'24" West for 100o Far, with a reception on
tery Road; thence run feet; thence North 9040'30" Saturday November 8th
along said right of way line West along said right of from 2 pm to 4 pm. Their
North 05 degrees 39 min- way of Chipola Drive for 60 artwork is being shown at
utes 56 seconds East feet to the Point of Beginn- the Jefferson Art Gallery,
78.05 feet to the POINT OF ing, Monticello, Florida, 575 W
BEGINNING, containing Washington Street, right
0.70 acres more or less. has been filed against you on Highway 90.
and you are required to 850-997-3311.
TOGETHER WITH A 2006 serve a copy of your writ- Near & Far explores
CLAYTON MANUFAC- ten defenses, if any, to it images from nature that
TURED HOME BEARING on CHARLES A. COSTIN, tell their own story. They
S E R I A L # Plaintiffs attorney, whose have extensively explored
WHCO15877GA/WNHC0158 address is 413 Williams their own beautiful region
77GAB Avenue, Port St. Joe, Flor- and traveled around the
ida 32456 on or before the world to photograph birds,
And which postal address 25th day of November, flowers, land and sea-
is: 257 Kemp Cemetery 2008 and file the original scapes taken in sweeping
Rd., Wewahitchka, Florida with the Clerk of this Court panoramas, as well as
32465 either before service on close-up and personal. Let
And including the Mobile Plaintiffs attorney or imme- them guide you through a
Home as described in the diately thereafter; other- whole new world of im-
attached legal description, wise a default will be en- agery...
at Public Sale, to the high- tered against you for the
est bidder, for cash, at the relief demanded in the Dr. Robert King
front lobby of the Gulf complaint or petition.
County Courthouse, 1000 Dentist
Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Witness my hand and the
Port St. Joe, Florida, at official seal of this Honora- 325 Long Ave
11:00 a.m. on the 30th day ble Court, on this 18th day
of October, 2008. of September, 2008. 227- 1512
ANY PERSON CLAIMING
AN INTEREST IN THE
SURPLUS FROM THE11 10
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER OFFERED ABSOLUTE regardless of price
THAN THE PROPERTY.
OWNREAS OF TEDAE aac __rt -Action Date:---

W THN6 DAYS AFTER 9:3e AM Registration
TEALE., eeA uto


WITNESS my hand and
the Seal of this Court this
22nd day of September,
2008.
Minor development grantedby. Wa
-, ,. ,-, .,, 114 mjile private drive through bea
Clerk of the Circuit Court Above or below ground power e a.
Jasmine Hysmith Perfectplace/or pond
Deputy Clerk Tota proper y taxes is $50 year
October 16 & 23, 2008 H RL L
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT w DI'o
'OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT STATE
.OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 08-414CA
JAIME HORNSBY UNDER-
'WOOD, as Trustee of the


FHLI H Zb
TRUST,
Plaintiffs, CNRT
Vs. CLAYTON
CONCRETE, INC.
JUANITA STOKES, J. Concrete Construction
NORWOOD COBB and House Foundations, Drive-
wife, HAZEL COBB, KATIE ways, Sidewalks, Patios
PATRICIA MCLEOD, LO- Serving Gulf and Franklin
RETTA L. MIXON and hus- Counties for over 15 years
band, KENNETH SCOTT Lic'd Insured.
MIXON, GUY EDWARD 653-7352 or 229-6525
WARD, DAVID ALLEN_______
EASON and wife, EMILY
FAYE EASON, DOUGLAS SELL ALL YOUR
CHARLES EMIG, and wife, ITEMS
MARY JOANN EMIG E
Defendants, through classified.
AMENDED CALL
NOTICE OF ACTION 7 A-502
TO: JUANITA STOKES, if 7-5020
alive, and if dead, her


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S815-1696 wood floors. 3 blocks to 850-643-6812 water tap in place, Corner
WANTED: You NEVER have to pay area shopping, downtown of 2nd St and Orange Ave.
Full bed or day bed, must for information about Eagle Landing Townhome and St. Joseph's Bay. $29,900 for both obo. Call
be in good condition and federal or postal jobs. If New development- beauti- Monthly rental available at 3 br, 2 ba, 1680sf DW mo- 827-2992 for more info.
light colored, Beach-like you see a job ful and spacious 2 br, 2 $750 per month with $750 bile home, large corner lot------
style, call 863-314-2007 "guarantee", contact the be, townhome with bonus security/damage deposit. in Creek Side, oversize liv-
~_____~____FTC. upstairs living space and Call Gulf Coast Property ingroom w/ fireplace, mas- *
The Federal Trade bathroom located in Jones Services at (850) 229-2706 ter has huge walk-in
SCommission Homestead, Eagle Land- closet, new rugs and fresh sil0o
S* is America's consumer ing subdivision. Close to paint $675/m + dep. Call Kia Sportage 2002, low
I 3230 protection agency. shopping, downtown and iA 850-699-4123 mileage, fully loaded, red,
St. Joseph's Bay. Monthly 5 speed, only 52,000 mi-
Apalch: 130 14th St. Cor- www.ftc.gov/jobscams rental $750 per month with MEXICO BEACH les, excellent condition,
ner of 14th and Ave H Sat 1-877-FTC-HELP $750 security/damage de- LONG TERM Sold Il I
Oct 18th, 9am-3pm, posit. Call Gulf Coast RENTAL
Something for Everyone A public service Property Services at (850) Semi Furnished 2 br Mo- DBL WD MH. 15th St.,
_____________ message from the FTC 229-2706 for more infor- biem h Mexico Beach. 3 br 2 ba, TI S
PtSJe11L- ~and The News Herald mation and tour of the bileHome, recently re- unfum except for stove &
KK: Port St Joe: 111 Lib- Classified Advertising home. modeled, with lar idge. $750/mo + $750 8130
erty Street. Sat. 7:30 -12. Department ------ screened in porch, large e 48-3659. Available $
Household goods, home 'shaded lot and quiet dep. 648-3659. Available
Household goodsfurniture, clothes, Gulfaire Neighborhood, located 2 now.
decor, furniture, clothes,bigh
lots of misc.!^ ~ 3IS3 ^ Large 1 fbr, 1 bas garden blocks from beach, $625 '"'
Po t s o mis. Jo e : 1211 L ong apart ent. W /D all er m oo utilities d ep re- 9 A
--------- 61.0 |tric, privacy fenced with quired, by appointment
Port St. Joe: 1211 Long deck, pool, tennis court, only Call 647-5450 after matic, power windows and
Ave., Sat Oct 18 1 br, 1 ba, all utilites in- private beach. Pets okay. 4:00 pm EST Senior and Mobile Home lot for rent doors, new transmission,
8am-12pm; Treadmill, cluded, Apalachicola, no $695 mo. 850-832-9702 Military discounts in Angela Estates, 15th St. radiator and fuel pump,
weed-eater, clothes smoking, walk to groc Mexico Beach. $200/mo + new tie rod ends, $4,100
shoes, computer desk, store, furn. 1 yr lease re- $200/dep. 648-3659 for de- obo (850) 340-0865
dishes, and lots of mis- quired, 1st month and dep Hurry! We onl have two tails.
cellaneous items. req at signing. 653-6375 _------- ___
Barefoot Cottagesleft. Travel trailer space forB
rent, power water and 8210
sewer provided, ocated in
_____________2 __ In a beach access community with pools, playground, club house, Oak Grove Plesecal85 Boat For Sale
Wndhottu.APiceinludsTateEadDarbe 229-8959 or 340-0339 30' Hunter sail boat. 1983
40 2 BR, 2 BA, Comfortable a nd hot tub. Price includes water, sewer and garbage. _______Excellent condition. Wheel
Bldg ConsttSkilled Trade St. Joe Beach home, 1 and diesel., $17,500 call
Bdg ConsSkilled Trade block to beach. $975/m. ,1ra.. (.. $1,350 i nL .R J 404-218-0077 or email
6529 Americus Ave. Call Jr/J...,.,................... ..l . l dlanier@dtiglobal.com
No Experience 817-210-6462. LaL ^19(n I 200
Necessar _____ -* 2hr/2.5a................................................$1,200ForRnUt
Necessav yii For Rent BY
Looking for a self moti- Mexico Beach* ON
vated individual, 18 years i' OWNER8330
or older, with a valid Flor- 2 BR, 1 BA, home on ca- SouthernCoastalManagement 850.229.1350 By Owner Usting Network
ida drivers license, to as- nal gulf view 106 N 26th LONG TERM RENTALS m.SutmCoastrlcom www.BeachRea.ty.net
sist a master plumber, per- Street. Completely reno- www.BeachRealy.net
forming plumbing service, vated. Furnished
repair, and new construc- khconsteng@att.net or International Airstream
tion. No experience neces- 991-0220. P ort J C om m ercial Land Yacht '72, 30 foot,
sary. On the job training. P ort St. Joe C o m m ercia l good condition. $8,900 or
Minimumpay $9.50housr. Mexico Be ach No S p ce for Lease best offer (850)-624-8856
Contact 850-648-8274 smoking/pets 3 br, 2 be, S pace fo L ease
furnished MH w/deck, 1 -M O H
Logistics/Transportation blk to bch, dishwasher, r -1m
fridge, W/D, CH&A. $1,000 Prime Retail Space 1 8340
Driver Trainees mo + util. Long9 term Is. 319 Reid Avenue
NEEDED (803)-397-4869 1350sf occupant ready office or retail; furnished; $1000/
mo NNN
No CDL? No Probleml ,12000 Fleetwood Bounder
317 Williams Avenue 39Z with Slide 39 foot.
^f SB S ^ 317,Williams Avenue Class A.Only27,983mies
Ea up to $900/wk. Hom 130 1800sf tenant improvements negotiable; $1800/mo gross CasA nl 2798gs ie
weekends with TMC. Coin- ir on 275 HP Cummings Die-
pany endorsed CDL Train- sal. Fully Equipped and
ing 1-866-280-5309 325 Reid Avenue very clean. Comfotrs in-
_______4500sf-flex space; corner location; $2500/mo gross clude: AirBg Suspension,
3 br, 2 ba $800 mo & 2 br, rooato aC. 7.5 Quiet Die-
____ *2 ba $700mo.+ Security 309 Reid Avenue sl Onan Generator. 2000
1 |deposit req'd. Brand New 6000sf renovated shell space; occupant ready; $4500/mo Watt inverter Rear vision
t 4130 I Townhomes, located in Camera, Solar Panel. 2
Jones Homestead 477 mod-gross TV's. CD Radio. VCR,
$5,000 Monthly at Homel Ponderosa Pines in Port. DVD, SBS, Tric Refrigera-
Earn up to $5,000 & more St. Joe, Now Available, Office Space tor In-Fridge Ice Maker. 3
monthly working 2 to 4 Call 229-881-7021 202 Marina Drive Burner Range & Oven.
hours weekly at- home,Covcin Mrwae
everything suppliedNo 680sf well appointed office suite; $800/mo gross (incl. cWasneDroer.MicrGowarbave.
Selling or personal contact MINI STORAGE utilities) (Bayside Building) Disposal. Leather Captin
involved. Free Report Chairs. Large Fully En-
Hurryl ULimited Openings' In or t S Jo 322 Long Avenue closed Bathroom w/Comer
Rush Name & Address to' 6 1000sf move-in ready; $900/mo gross Glass shower. Porcelain
ZLC Attn: Tiran Zaken 229-6200 toilet. Large Wardrobe
2510 Conejo Spectrum St, Storage. Rear Queen Is-
Thousand Oaks,CA 91320 Warehouse / Flex Space land Bed. Corian Counter.
LC47487A, 81- W 110 Trade Circle West Sleeps Six. Large Capac-
urium Ua rn-2500sf 12500sf PSJ Commerce Park, flex space, ity. Dual Fuel Intake. Main
' IIELJE U .M R nw ine aarI. I&.Slide Awnings. Garaged.
Il. WANTO I America's $5.25psif/NNN (incl. water/sewer) $53,000. Locati onin Port
PEST CONTROL .. \ St. Joe. Eugene Raffield,
TECHNICIAN NEEDED Mi Marketed Exclusively by: Port St. JoeFlorida.
Eperiencehelpfulbutwilltrain S o ge 850-229-822 ax
the right person. Must have a 850-229-6373 OTH FLORIDA 850-229-8782 E-mail
clean Florida Drivers License. L w w 0 2 2 9* 3 w wAN D & CA 2iTAL
Must be available to work40 18 1 ueO -
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needed, and must be able to 22-U8 14
work on weekend a month. Climate and
Apply in the person at Non-Climate
Donnies Total Pride Control Storage
Pest Control, Units
324 Raid Avenue from Boat/RV storage
9-11 AM or 1-3PM ag office space

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Florida 32455
un di as60" needed for growing medical
meaIdrtgranted practice in Eastpoint, FL.
FL LleZ 3ts:U9 9 K38842
877.3701 ll:1.4 Minimum Qualifications
__ .COM B ~professional leadership
experience with strong
interpersonal skills; staff
supervision; verballwritten
communication proficiency;
p"- budget management
HANDYMAN experience; working
Psssst, Have any pesky knowledge of computers &
"honey do" chores? Small
home repair's? We'll do software applications; 2 years
them. We are also licensed
and insuredfor lawn main- practice management
tenance and pressure eprec olg
washing. 850-258-2463or experience or related college
850-258-1215 degree with 1 year practice

PIST Imanagement.

Can You Dig It? Heavy
Equipment School. 3 week Send resume to
training program. Back-
hoes, Bulldozers, Track- HRdepartment@nfmc.org
hoes. Local job placement
asst. Start digging dirt Or fax (850) 298-6054.
Nowl 866-362-6497. EOE/DFWP/M\-F


Notice is herby given that on Wednesday, the 22nd of
October, 2008, at the hour of 11:00 am, preview starts
at 10:00 am, at the premises known as Port St. Joe
Marina, situated at 340 Marina Dr. in the City of Port
St. Joe, County of Gulf, Florida a public auction will be
held to sell to highest bidder, the vessels) described as
follows:

1. A 1978 BOSTON WHALER 17 FEET IN LENGTH, VESSEL
ID# SC-593- NZ, BELONGING TO MR. RICHARD PARVEY
OF THOMASVILLE, GA. WITH A 2002 YAMAHA 90 HPR
ENGINE

2. A 1986 HUNTER SAILBOAT, 23 FEET IN LENGTH, VESSEL
ID#FL406IES, BELONGING TO MR JOEY STROMSNESS
OF BAKER, FL 32531. MOTOR & TRAILER NOT INCLUDED

3. A 1985 TIARA, 32 FEET IN LENGTH, VESSEL ID# FL4994LZ,
KNOWN AS "EL SAN JUAN," BELONGING TO MR. ELMER
PACHECO OF TERREHAUTE, IN OR EL PASCO, TX. WITH
INBOARD GAS ENGINES. ENGINES NEED WORK

Aurora Myers
Marina Director
340 Marina Drive
Gulf County
Port St. Joe, FL 32456


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Real Estate


Contributed by
Kevin Welch
During the past few
years, we have experienced
a real estate market that is
unsurpassed. Unbelievable
highs and now unforeseen
lows have taken the
headlines. Almost daily
I have someone ask me,
"What is going on in the real
estate market?" Well, let
me be the first to say1 "The
market is stabilizing."
From 1992 until 2002,
property appreciation
in the Mexico Beach/St.
Joe Beach area averaged
an annual increase of
10to 15percent.Beginningin
2003 we had immeasurable
appreciation. Some
properties increased 50
percent or more in less than
3 months. It seemed as if
there was no limitations
on the amount of money
people would pay for real
estate.
In 2005, the real estate


market began its decline.
This decline was caused by
several factors. First was
the upward movement in
adjustable rate mortgages.
Millions of people
speculated in real estate
due to the lure of easy
profits. This speculation
caused values to become
artificially higher than
the actual worth of the
properties. As mortgage
payments rose, speculators
placed their properties
up for sale. As more and
more properties were
for sale, there became a
glut in the market. At the
same time, banks began
to tighten credit. This
tightening of credit meant
that fewer people could
buy real estate. We had
the beginning of a "perfect
storm." Because property
owners couldn't afford the
higher mortgage payments
and they couldn't sell their
. properties, foreclosures


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began to escalate. This.
caused banks to tighten
credit even more, which
meant fewer people would
be able to purchase real
estate. Since fewer people
could purchase real estate,
the demand sank and the
number of properties for
sale continued to rise.
This is where the
market is at today: A glut
of properties for sale and
very few "speculators"
available to buy due to lack
of financing options. Don't
despair, the market will
correct itself and return
to a more realistic level.
Real estate is still one
of the safest investment
options around. Next
week I will elaborate on
real estate investment
and the difference
between Investment and
speculation.
Kevin Welch is owner of
Pelican Walk Real Estate,
Inc.


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Opportunity Florida has
announced that the second
workshop in their Exporting
101 series will take place on
Friday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to
noon CDT in the Community
Room at the One Stop Career
Center.
The first workshop
centered around the
reasons a business should
considering moving into the
international market and the


accompanying research and
resources available to them.
Those who attended found it
to be extremely valuable and
helpful.
The upcoming workshop
will focus on the logistics
of international marketing.
That is, once your company
has decided to "go global,"
what steps they would take in
areas such as distribution of
their product, which foreign


markets to target and how
to establish a presence in
these markets.
Those interested need
not have attended the first
workshop to understand and
benefit from this one. The
workshop is free of charge;
however, please call ahead
to say if you plan to attend
at (850) 718-0453. The
One Stop is located at 4636
Highway 90 in Marianna.


Workforce Board Meeting

The Gulf Coast Workforce Board will hold the following meetings
on Tuesday, Oct. 14: Executive Committee meets at 11:30 a.m.
CT; General Board meets at- noon CT. The meetings will be
video-teleconferenced between the Gulf Coast Community College Workforce Center
Board Room, 625 Highway 231, Panama City, and the Gulf/ Franklin Center Building A,
Room 106, 3800 Garrison Ave., Port St. Joe.


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tiecr, Tf a.ri uiPECr- HO pirigrarrmin. H ACe-ts fee (S.99mriol, a DIRECTV HD Receiver. a DIRECTY Slimline dish, and HD lelevsion equiprdlenteare-
ialuirei and aila.iblt aepararic ly lRECTV bundle, arid promalion' are subject to additional Terms and codironrts, Home Phone and FullHouse bundles:
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be invoiced on a rirnale bill rilRECr/ ieri.ea ;.all t.e billed separateldl, Customers who subscribe to DIRECTV t through providers other than FairPoint are not .
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apply to rei'deritial i:e ser.itm onyi and apply ic. Calls uilgratinng and terminating in tie United Startes its tmrtorie and Canadla Falr oit may suspend,
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would like to announce it has partnered with Resort Vacation Properties in
a drawing for a 3 night rental stay at Coastal Cottage, a 4 bedroom 4 bath,
Beachfront cottage (sleeps 10) on beautiful St. George Island in the Plantation.
The winner will receive a free three night stay in Coastal Cottage from Friday
Oct. 31st Monday Nov. 3rd, plus 4 tickets to the Florida Seafood Festival and 4 Florida
Seafood Festival T-shirts.

To register for this drawing, go to www.floridaseafoodfestival.com, go to, the schedule,
of events page and click the Festival Weekend Drawing. To view Coastal Cottage, go to
www.resortvacationproperties.com. Drawing will be held the afternoon of October 26th
by Miss Florida Seafood Sara Ward and the winner will be notified at that time. Vacation
dates are nontransferable and the winning entry is subject to the rules and regulations of
Resort Vacation Properties Rental Agreement.

Florida Seafood Festival, Inc., 1 Bay Avenue, P.O. Box 758, Apalachicola, FL 32320.
Drawing to be held a FCTV on Sunday 10/26/08 at 5:00pm .no purchase or contribution
is necessary. Winning entry will be selected from submitted e-mail entries received by
October 26,2008 at 12:00 noon Seafood Festival Board of Directors and Employ ee's of
Resort vacation Properties are not Eligible to win Must be 18 years bid or older to win.


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