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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Publication Date: 09-06-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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50 For breaking news, visit www.starfl.com Subscribe to The Star 800-345-8688 For your hometown paper delivered to your home! Real Estate Ad deadline is Thursday 11 a.m. ET Legal ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET Display ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET 227-1278 Classi ed deadline is Monday 5 p.m. ET 747-5020 TABLE OF CONTENTS quote quote id quote name JUMP From Page 6A From page 6A Subscribe to The Star Call 227-1278 For your hometown paper delivered to your home! Opinions 4A Letters to the Editor 5A Sports 10A Society News 2-3B Obituaries 4B Church News 5B Law Enforcement 8B School News 10B Legals 11B Classieds 12-13B Trades & Services 14B I NDEX A Freedom Newspaper Real Estate Advertising Deadline Thursday 11:00 am ET Display Advertising Deadline Friday 11:00 am ET 227-1278 Classified Line-Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm ET 747-5020 xxxx xxxxxxx 1B V ISIT T HE S TAR ONLINE AT WWW STARFL COM XXXXX XXXXXX YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 THE S TAR Thursday, SEPTEMBER 6 2012 YEAR 74, NUMBER 47 Beach Cleanup B1 By TIM CROFT 227-7827 | @PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com At its last meeting for August, the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners decided on a new time for future meetings. During a special meeting Aug. 21 which resulted in it being the final meeting of the month because Hurricane Isaac forced cancellation of the final regular bi-monthly meeting commissioners, by a 3-2 vote, approved moving all future regular meetings to 9 a.m. ET. All regular meetings are currently held at 6 p.m. ET. The new 9 a.m. time will begin with the BOCCs next meeting Sept. 11. The recommendation came from county administrator Don Butler, who noted that the Commission was already facing some tough budgetary decisions in the coming weeks and months and that any ability to save money should be considered. He said that holding regular meetings in the evening created additional costs in the form of overtime for some employees as well as utilities and suggested the BOCC could save money by moving the meetings to the daytime. He added that the BOCCs in Bay and Franklin counties each hold their meetings in the morning. Commission Chair Bill Williams said the only negatives he saw were that public budget hearings there will be two this month must be held after 5 p.m. ET by law and that while BOCC meetings are televised on the local cable access channels and are live-streamed on the county website, constituents may not be in favor. They work too, Williams said. They may see this as impairing their ability to come to the podium and speak. Williams, with Commissioner Tan Smiley in general agreement, suggested that the BOCC move one meeting, a business meeting addressing dayto-day operational issues, to the morning while leaving the second meeting of the month in the evening. But Commissioners Carmen McLemore, Ward McDaniel and Warren Yeager voted in favor of moving both meetings each month to 9 a.m., with Smiley and Williams dissenting. Wewahitchka Courthouse Commissioners also discussed ongoing leaking problems at the old county courthouse in Wewahitchka. Leaking in the 90-yearold building has persisted for years and mold is increasingly an issue. Butler suggested that commissioners move immediately to relocate the County Extension Service, the office in which the leaking and mold is particularly bad, to the old health department building across the street in Wewahitchka. Mold is an issue, County Extension director Roy Lee Carter said. Its getting worse all the time. You can see mold on all the walls. Thats a health issue. McLemore emphasized that the satellite offices of the Gulf County Tax Collector and Clerk of Courts is also housed in the courthouse and that those offices, well-used on the north end of the county, needed to me maintained. Butler said the county would pursue a historic designation for the old courthouse, which would aid in securing grant funds for badly needed repairs, but needed to assess what steps to take to protect the public and county workers in the courthouse. We have to look at this first from a public safety BOCC decides on new meeting time By VALERIE GARMAN 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com MEXICO BEACH Nearly one year after awarding a design-build contract to Cathey Construction for a new city hall building, the Mexico Beach City Council is still battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. The city purchased the historic Parker House at 2502 Hwy. 98 for use as a new city hall building not long before the building caught fire in July of 2011. The electrical fire destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600 square foot Parker House and the building is now in need of complete reconstruction. The council discussed the project at a meeting Aug. 28 as residents lashed out concerns surrounding the bidding process, changes in project plans and the construction company the council contracted with. The council planned to revisit the subject at a special meeting last Thursday but instead cancelled the meeting with no plans to reschedule. I guess at this point there has been some concern from the residents, said City Manager Chris Hubbard There are a number of things that have been brought up. Hubbard said the controversy has left the city seeking legal opinion from the State Attorney Generals Office. Some people feel like the project needs to be rebid out, Hubbard said. This was all done a year ago and at the time they picked Cathey Construction. The council voted 4-0 last September to hire Cathey Construction and Development, owned by Mayor Al Catheys son, Brian Cathey. The mayor was not present for the vote. The city received seven inquiries after submitting a request for qualifications (RFQ) about the Parker House job, but only Cathey Construction and Southern Cat Construction submitted presentations to the council. The RFQ process does not require companies to submit a price, but rather ranks contractors solely on qualification. Cathey Construction was by far the most prepared and most qualified, said Hubbard, who noted he did not make a recommendation to the council regarding the decision. Some citizens are concerned because the project has changed; they believe we should go out for bids again. The project plan has changed from a By TIM CROFT and VALERIE GARMAN 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The sand has been running out for the Cape San Blas Lighthouse for months, even years. After Hurricane Isaac brought high waves and resulting erosion to the area around the lighthouse, the question to ask is whether the sand has nally run out. While Isaac, a hurricane upon landfall, had only minimal impact on Gulf County, the storms expansive range of wind and wave action took its toll on an already eroding site that houses the Cape San Blas Lighthouse and two keepers quarters. Where there was still an entrance road remaining, thanks to Isaac it is now gone, replaced by the winding shapes of eroding coastline that has now reached the fenced grounds of the lighthouse and keepers quarters. The situation has closed the lighthouse and gift shop to visitors, with a Dead End sign now af xed to the fenced entrance to the grounds. The washing away of the entrance road is critical, because that was the lone artery for motorized vehicles into the grounds and the likely exit for the lighthouse should an effort to save the structure prove successful. But is there time? With only a roads width separating the lighthouse and the Gulf, time may be running out. Port St. Joe Mayor Mel Magidson said the lighthouse is now at a critical point. Its just unavoidable erosion when you have this type of storm, said Magidson, who has been a leader in the ght to save the Cape San Blas Lighthouse, with the hopes of acquiring the structure from Eglin Air Force Base and relocating it to city property. One more storm and were talking catastrophe. Magidson said this trial has left the city struggling to deal with various City hall project sparks tension in Mexico Beach See MEXICO BEACH A3 By VALERIE GARMAN 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com While the Gulf County Tourism Development Councils June bed tax collections skyrocketed 23 percent over June 2011, July failed to eclipse the record month the TDC reported last year. Director Jennifer Jenkins reported at a TDC meeting Tuesday that bed tax collections for July fell 0.46 percent over the previous July, a comparative loss the TDC hasnt seen since December when bed tax collections fell 7 percent from December 2010. Jenkins compared Gulf County with Walton County, which posted a 5 percent increase, a number that didnt come close to the 53 percent increase the Walton County TDC saw last July. July 2011 also produced a banner month for the Gulf County TDC, with bed tax collections increasing 11 percent. Im still looking at April, May and June, which were all very good, Jenkins said. We didnt do a lot of marketing in April, May and June and we know we were soft in that. April collections were up 6 percent and May collections were up 21 percent. Some board members said the negative July number could be attributed to less vacation rentals available in the area. Our inventory is less because some of the houses are selling and not renting, said board member Alyson Gerlach. We had less to ll up in July. Board Member Ronald Pickett of Cape San Blas Vacation Rentals said he has also lost inventory, estimating a 15 to 20 percent loss in inventory over the last three years. Jenkins proposed an aggressive search and social media campaign for fall to help improve numbers as well as a longer-term study that would help the council better understand Gulf Countys visitors. The TDC approved a proposal from Jenkins to hire a rm to conduct a visitor perception study and tourism stakeholder analysis. You all know your visitor, but its broader than that, TDC July bed tax collections fail to beat last year OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? PHOTOS COURTESY OF DEBBIE HOOPER AT JOEBAY.COM See TIME A6 See TDC A6 Opinion ....................................... A4-A5 Letters to the Editor ................... A5 Outdoors ..................................... A8 Sports ........................................... A9 School News ................................ B3 Faith ............................................. B4 Obituaries .................................... B4 Classi eds .................................... B6-B8 See BOCC A3

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Local A2 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 I am quitting smoking for my family. The Big Bend Area Health Education Center (Big Bend AHEC) is offering FR EE tobacco cessation classes in Gulf County and throughout the Big Bend region. We know the challenges you face. We will help you develop the tools to succeed and we will provide the support you need. For more information, call Big Bend AHEC at: 850-482-6500 (local office) or 1-87-QUIT-NOW-6 (1-877-848-6696) Visit www.ahectobacco.com for the schedule of classes we have available. FREE N I COT I NE PATCHES! NO COST TO ATTEND! Attorney reveals details of trial aftermath By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@starfl.com A newly released tell-all book by Casey Anthonys attorney, Jose Baez, conrms the rumor that ricocheted through Franklin County one year ago. Yes, the young Florida woman who was acquitted July 5, 2011, of murdering her 3-year-old daughter Caylee, did indeed use the St. George Island airport to help her escape media pursuit following her release on July 17, 2011, from an Orange County jail. Anthonys was a widely publicized trial that riveted the nation. In his just-published book Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story (BenBella Books), attorney Jose Baez details how he came up with a plan to have his friend, California lawyer Todd Macaluso, y Anthony out of the Orlando Executive Airport. There were too many crazies who were convinced she had killed Caylee while she danced the night away, and I feared for her safety, wrote Baez, who authored the book along with Peter Golenbock. Knowing they would have to duck the media and the surveillance of a halfdozen helicopters, Baezs legal team formulated a strategy to drive to a multilevel garage, where the helicopters couldnt see us, driving a bunch of cars in the garage, and making them guess which car Casey was in as all the cars left the building. Anthony was escorted by a SWAT team and her entourage granted a twominute head start on closed streets as they left shortly after midnight to a parking garage across the street, where half of a dozen cars then exited at the same time. Despite the surveillance that ensued, the caravan managed to arrive at the Orlando airport and then waited for three hours until the media furor died down and they could sneak into the hangar where Macalusos plane awaited them. Baez then wrote of how he told the pilot to head for St. George Island, on the Florida Panhandle near Panama City and not far from Apalachicola, the oyster capital of the world. I had been there for a weekend when I was a student at Florida State University. You can rent a house on the beach and have complete privacy. Our entire team was going to spend the weekend relaxing and talking about where Casey was going to go. We took off, and even knowing that one of the helicopters saw us, they had no way of knowing whether Casey was inside. It didnt take an hour before we were ying above St. Georges Island, Baez wrote. Dorothy Clay Sims was to meet the plan at the islands airport, which Baez said was less than a mile from the house they rented. The pilot asked Macaluso to be sure to have Sims ash her lights so they could nd the airport. What do you mean, ash her lights? I wanted to know, Baez wrote. Macaluso told the lawyer the airport was closed and wouldnt have runway lights on. Baez said he was fearful in the darkness, relying only on a cars ashing lights. I said to myself, Oh my God. After all this, Im going to die in a plane crash with Casey Anthony. This is a bloggers dream come true, he wrote. Baez said the plane made a perfect landing and dropped off the passengers as it continued towards the west coast. Baez said he returned to the rental house, and climbed onto the roof to watch the water at 5 a.m., just as the sun was rising on the horizon. I could hear someone else climbing to the roof, Baez wrote. It was Casey. He then recounts their conversation: Jose, what am I going to do, she said. I dont know, Casey, but were going to gure it out together. Thank you. I will never forget all you did for me. She looked at the ocean, which was turning from black to blue and she said, Its the most beautiful thing Ive ever seen, and Im going to sit here and watch the sun come up. And she did. She took photos of her rst sunrise of freedom. I went to bed. The next day, Baez wrote that the group was walking around the house, cooking and talking, when the phone rang. He said the caller asked Is Jose Baez there? Baez writes that the person claimed to be from the media. But the house had been rented in someone elses name. Who knew I was there? Apalachicola Times staff writer Lois Swoboda was likely the caller, as she was following up on a tip that morning. Apparently earlier in the day I had stood on the veranda to make a phone call and some one had recognized me and called someone, theorized Baez, in his book. I knew I had to get Casey out of there immediately. Baez writes that he then had one of his investigators drive Anthony to New York. How Casey Anthony escaped to St. George Island SPECIAL TO THE STAR There were too many crazies who were convinced she had killed Caylee while she danced the night away, and I feared for her safety. Jose Baez, attorney for Casey Anthony

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Local The Star| A3 Thursday, September 6, 2012 EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED FLORIDA SUPERINTENDENT of SCHOOLS www.VoteJimNorton.com KEEP As I continue to serve as your Superintendent, I ask for your support and promise to listen to your ideas and suggestions. Further, I pledge to continue my dedication for the responsibility of educating our children while remaining acccountable to those who pay for it. Most Sincerely, Jim Norton Paid for and approved by Jim Norton, Republican Superintendent of Schools. Pd.Pol.Ad. MEXICO BEACH from page A1 restoration project to a complete reconstruction project for the Parker House, Hubbard said, because the city has deemed reconstruction more cost-effective. Its actually cheaper to tear it down and rebuild than it would be to restore it and bring it up to code, he said. The current city hall building is located in an old bank building the city is renting from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Hubbard is concerned a sale of the building could leave Mexico Beach without a city hall. While Cathey Construction has submitted an invoice for demolition and a cost-estimate for rebuilding, Hubbard said construction will not begin until the issues are resolved. Obviously we want to get in done as soon as possible Were working toward a solution, Hubbard said. Hopefully well be able to have everything answered in the near future. PHOTOS BY ANDREW WARDLOW | The News Herald The city of Mexico Beach purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught re in July of 2011. The electrical re destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600-square-foot Parker House and the building now needs complete reconstruction. If you see my hair downtown can you please put it in the mail for me? The wind blew it clean off my head. Still waiting on Lynn Haven to fix up or update Sheffield Park. The place is a mess and that water hole still smells and looks awful. People and property being put in jeopardy by Isaac. I find it very difficult to be concerned about a turtle nest. Another day at Mosley and my son never made it to the front of any food line to buy lunch. Good thing I packed one just in case. No, no, no Lynn Haven residents. You cant move to Callaway just because youre having water bill increases. We wont stand for it. Lynn Haven needs sidewalks! What! That wonderful place lacking those, how shameful. Step it up, Lynn Haven, or youll lose that title. With all of this humidity, fuzzy outside cat is having a bad hair day! Be thankful the storm missed us instead of complaining about being overprepared. Love watching Jim Cantore in New Orleans standing in the storm. Thats funny stuff to watch with the morning coffee. Selfish people who are willing to put first responders lives in jeopardy should be jailed. Isaac cost the hospitality industry a ton of money. Time to blame BP again? I live by myself. The smart meter has saved me a ton of money. To each her own. There has to be a ghost in my home. The AC stays on 68. Came home and it was set to 77. Going to sleep with garlic and a gun tonight. New commissioners must be real proud of themselves finding the courage to cut the EDA out of the budget in a city they said was mismanaged. Is it just me or does it feel like next Monday already? Some people sound upset that they prepared for Isaac, and it turned out they didnt have to. Crazy! Im real glad it was a nonevent! Readers sound off Squall Line appears daily. Call 850-522-5133, or go to www.newsherald.com and click on the Squall Live icon. S quall L ine PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD THURSDAY August 30, 2012 Section B Local & State Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald www.newsherald.com By C HR I S OLWELL 747-5079 | @PCNHchriso colwell@pcnh.com PEN SA COL A While mak ing a career out of buying aban doned storage units is bound to come with a few surprises along the way, Clay Knight will never see another unit like the one he opened up Friday morning. I can surely hope not, Knight said. Ive seen some messed up things, but this tops the cake. Knight purchased the contents of a stor age unit that had been rented by Michael Berk land, a former associate medical examiner with the 1st Judicial Circuits Medical Examiners Office who was fired in 2003 for failing to complete autopsy reports. Knight said it wasnt an odor that tipped him and his wife to the presence of the remains of about 100 people; they just opened a box and found pieces of people. The macabre discovery has sparked an investigation by the State Attorneys Office and the Medical Examiners Office into Berkland, who is believed to have collected the pieces during autopsies he conducted privately in Panama City, Fort Wal ton Beach, Tallahassee and Pensacola between 1997 and 2007. None of the remains is believed to be connected to autopsies Berkland performed for the Medical Examiners Office. Berkland worked in private pathology until 2007, when he lost his license to practice in Florida, according to the SAO. Prior to coming to Florida, Berkland Police still investigating discovery Mans first storage unit buy yields body parts M ICHAEL B E R KLAND SEE BODY P ART S | B4 By V A LE R IE G AR M A N 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com P A N A M A CI TY BE A C H A decrease in revenue for the city-subsidized aquatic cen ter has prompted the Panama City Beach Council to explore cost-cutting measures for the upcoming fiscal year. Aquatic Center Director Will Spivey was asked to return with options for reducing hours and increasing membership fees at the facility, after presenting a budget draft to the council during a workshop Tuesday. While the council agreed the aquatic center is a huge asset to the city, they also agreed decisions need to be made about how to curb the annual $500,000 drain on the citys budget. Revenue for the aquatic center dropped 1 percent during the 2012 fiscal year, and an additional 3 percent drop is expected for the upcoming year. The facility is intended to be user-fee driven, said City Clerk Holly White. Councilman Keith Curry said he believed the aquatic center was lacking in the marketing department. Were running a business here, Curry said. Youve handled expenses pretty well, but revenue dropped this year. Weve got an asset that I dont think were marketing well enough. Curry suggested the city look into pub lic/private partnerships if the revenues do not improve. I dont want to privatize the pool; I just want to see a plan, Curry said. Im just looking at this as our residents, our taxpay ers dollars. Weve got to rectify the drain on our budget. The aquatic center, located at Frank Brown Park, has been in operation since 2006. The city has contributed $500,000 Pool drains $500,000 from PC B budget KEITH CU RR Y AN DR EW WARD LOW | The News Herald The city of Mexico Beach purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught fire in July of 2011. The electrical fire destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600-square-foot Parker House and the building now needs complete reconstruction. SEE AQUATI C CEN T E R| B4 By V A LE R IE G AR M A N 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com MEXICO BE A C H Nearly a year after awarding a design-build contract to Cathey Construction for a new City Hall building, the Mexico Beach City Council still is battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. The city purchased the historic Parker House, at 2502 U.S. 98, for use as a new City Hall building not long before the build ing caught fire in July 2011. The electri cal fire destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600-square-foot Parker House, and the build ing now needs complete reconstruction. The council discussed the project at a meeting Tuesday as residents expressed concerns surrounding the bidding process, changes in project plans and the construc tion company with which the council con tracted. The council will revisit the subject at a special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight at the Mexico Beach Civic Center. I guess at this point there has been some concern from the residents, said City Man ager Chris Hubbard. There are a number Council to discuss City Hall issues Tension sparked in Mexico Beach SEE M E XI C O B E A CH | B3 By Z A CK Mc D ON A L D 522-5180 | @PCNHzack zmcdonald@pcnh.com C A LL A W AY In a packed commis sion meeting Tuesday night, emotions ran hot over Callaway employee workdays. The battle lines were seemingly drawn between city employees and most of the citizens who spoke. If youre just looking at four-day ver sus five-day, I just think it is going to cost us more money, said Mayor Thomas Abbott. Most of what Ive heard are peo ple saying, I just dont see the savings in going back, and I like the idea of being able to go after work. The statement roused applause from the audience. Youll notice its all the employees who are in favor of keeping it at four days, said Commissioner Pamn Hen derson, as Abbott rapped the gavel and called for order. Henderson initiated the discussion of a return to a five-day workweek for Public Works, Planning and City Hall offices. In a memorandum released before Tuesdays meeting, Henderson stated: In truth, the four-day workweek ben efits the employees by allowing them to save on gas and wear and tear on their vehicles, since they only have to drive to work four days each week instead of five, and it allows them to have at least a three-day weekend every week. Citizens have complained to me that getting through on the phones to City Callaway debates going back to 5-day work week SEE C ALLAWAY | B4 LOCAL & STATE Thursday, August 30, 2012 | The News Herald | Page B3 Michael Lamar Jennings 1971 2012 Michael Lamar Jennings, 41, of Panama City, died Aug. 23, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Springfield Community Church. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to extend a word of condolence may do so at www.heritagefhllc.com. Mary Sunny Quick Thomas, 65, of Panama City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at the Covenant Hospice facility at Bay Medical Center. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Thomas; her father, Homer Quick; her mother, Marjorie Lemieux Quick Hodge; and two brothers, Jimmie Quick and Billy Quick. She is survived by a son, Terry Sawchuk; a daughter, Tracy Pearcy and husband Kevin; four grandchildren, Tiffany Sawchuk, Ashley Sawchuk, Emily Sawchuk and Alexis Pearcy, all of Birmingham, Mich.; one sister, Dolly Hall and husband OC of Lynn Haven; two brothers, Freddie Quick and wife MaryLou of Southport, and Johnny Quick and wife Frances of Southport; also many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marys family wishes to extend a warm and heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staff of Covenant Hospice for the kind and attentive care they gave to our loved one in her last days. It meant more than words can say. Mary generously registered herself as a whole body donor to aid in medical research. Therefore, a private family memorial will be held at a later date. Mary Sunny Quick Thomas MARY QUICK THOMAS DEATH S & FUNERAL S Guidelines & deadlines Obituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the deceased and not The News Herald staff. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 3 p.m. daily for the following days newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to pcnhobits@pcnh.com or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City. O nline guest books View todays obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at newsherald.co m /obituaries PRE S E NT E D BY Floral Designs by Carmen 850-763-4550 Mrs. Louella McCormick Miller, 98, of Southport, went home to be with her Lord and Savior and her loving husband William Chester Miller, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. She was born Feb. 12, 1914, in Jackson County and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, Thomas and Martha McCormick; a daughter, Syble Luppino and son-inlaw, Frank Luppino; a son in-law, Raynor Hubbard; two sisters, Estelle Hobbs and Maude Morgan; and four brothers, Elzie, Bud, Jesse and Clarence McCormick. Survivors include her daughter, Peggy Hubbard (Delmer Pollard); son, Billy Miller (Ruthie); her grandchildren, Mario Luppino (Lori), Sandro Luppino (Christy), Anna Sauls (Dennis), Chris Hubbard (Regina), Tim Miller (Julie) and Kim Brown; her greatgrandchildren, Gina Ables (Shandy), Anthony Luppino, Katie Luppino, Matt Sauls (Jasmine), Mark Sauls (Brooke), Cameron Hubbard, Christy Hubbard, Chelsea Hubbard, Cayla Hubbard, Brandon Miller, Krista Keller (Tony) and Chase Brown; and her great-greatgrandchildren, Kinslee Keller and Callie Ables. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the KentForest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Danny Burns and Nixon Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Southport Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. Asked to serve as pallbearers are her grandsons, Mario and Sandro Luppino, Tim Miller and Chris Hubbard. Also serving as pallbearers are Mike Miller and Bimbo Miller. Honorary pallbearers are William Penny, Johnnie Penny, A. J. Richardson, James Glass, Kenny Kyser, Bobby Youngblood, Jerry Sowell, Lynn Ellis, Walter Ellis, Rudolph Miller, Jesse Miller and Dennis Sauls. The family extends special thanks to the staff of Community Health and Rehab and Covenant Hospice for their loving care of our Mother and Granny. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, FL 32405 850-763-4694 www.kentforestlawn.com Louella McCormick Miller 1914 2012 LOUELLA M. MILLER Nadine Mann 1946 2012 Nadine Mann, affectionately known as Crazy Granny, passed from this life Aug. 25, 2012, in her home surrounded by family and friends. Nadine was born in Panama City on Feb. 25, 1946, to the late James Moseley and the late Willie McIntyre. Nadine will be sorely missed by all who knew her for her grand sense of humor and love of life that drew people to her. Nadine is survived by her son, Mark Ludlum and wife, Kim; her daughter, Kim McDaniel; grandsons, Bryan McDaniel and Beau Ludlum; granddaughters, Hope Ludlum and Emily Ludlum; brother, Willard Moseley and wife, Becky; a special niece, Candi Laird; and numerous beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, friend and her princess. A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. CST Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Wewahitchka with services immediately following at 11. The family requests in lieu flowers donations be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, Post Office Box 1520, Lynn Haven, FL, 32444. Comforter Funeral Home Wewahitchka Branch Chapel 560 S. State 71 Wewahitchka, FL 32465 850-639-2271 or 850-227-1818 MEXICO BEACH from Page B1 of things that have been brought up. Hubbard said the contro versy has left the city seek ing a legal opinion from the state Attorney Generals Office. Some people feel like the project needs to be rebid out, Hubbard said. This was all done a year ago and at the time they picked Cathey Construction. The council voted 40 last September to hire Cathey Construction and Development, owned by Mayor Al Catheys son, Brian Cathey. The mayor was not present for the vote. The city received seven inquiries after submitting a request for qualifications about the Parker House job, but only Cathey Con struction and Southern Cat Construction submitted presentations to the coun cil. The RFQ process does not require companies to submit a price, but rather ranks contractors solely on qualification. Cathey Construction was by far the most pre pared and most qualified, said Hubbard, who noted he did not make a recom mendation to the council regarding the decision. Some citizens are con cerned because the project has changed; they believe we should go out for bids again. The project plan has changed from a restora tion project to a complete reconstruction project for the Parker House, Hub bard said, because the city has deemed reconstruction more cost-effective. Its actually cheaper to tear it down and rebuild than it would be to restore it and bring it up to code, he said. The current City Hall building is located in an old bank building the city is renting from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corpora tion. Hubbard is concerned a sale of the building could leave Mexico Beach without a City Hall. While Cathey Construc tion has submitted an invoice for demolition and a cost-estimate for rebuild ing, Hubbard said construc tion will not begin until the issues are resolved. Obviously we want to get it done as soon as possi ble. Were working toward a solution, Hubbard said. Hopefully well be able to have everything answered in the near future. A N DRE W W A RD L O W | The News Herald The city of Mexico B each purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught fire. The electrical fire destroyed all but one wing and the building now needs complete reconstruction. Nearly one year after awarding a design-build contract to Cathey Construction, City Council still is battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. From staff reports MA R IANNA I nvestigators seek suspects I D Investigators havent released the identity of an armed robbery suspect killed by deputies Tuesday after a brief manhunt because they dont know who he is, officials said. Were in the process of identifying the deceased, Keith Kameg, a spokesman for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, said Wednesday. Jackson County Sheriffs Office deputies killed the man after K-9 officers from two area prisons and their handlers tracked him through a wooded area to a clearing. The JCSO released a statement saying the man appeared to be drawing a weapon when he was shot. The man, who is described as Hispanic, is suspected of holding up a woman in a drugstore parking lot and stealing her phone. The FDLE and the 14th Judicial Circuit State Attorneys Office are investigating the shooting, and the names of the officers involved will not be released until the investigation is complete, according to the statement from the JCSO. Maj. Donnie Branch of the JCSO urged anyone who has had a friend or family member missing to contact the Sheriffs Office at 850-482-9624. MA R IANNA B urglar sought The Jackson County Sheriffs Office is looking for a person who smashed the glass to the front door of Citi Trends in Marianna and stole as many items as they could in four trips in and out of the store. The perpetrator wore an oversized gray hoodie, dark colored pants, black tennis shoes and a black, multi-colored shirt. The burglar might have worn a mask, according to a release from the JCSO. The burglary occurred around 2 a.m. Tuesday. Anyone with information on the perpetrator should contact the JCSO at 850-482-9624 or CrimeStoppers at 850-526-5000. PANAMA CITY B E ACH FW C : P C man ran over, killed pelican A Panama City man faces a host of charges after a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer saw him run over and kill a brown pelican in St. Andrew Bay, then flee when the officer tried to stop him, officials wrote in a news release. Brian R. Robinson, 31, of Drummond Ave., Panama City, was charged with killing a brown pelican, which is a protected species; fleeing to elude a law enforcement officer, boating under the influence, and violation of an idle-speed zone in Grand Lagoon. FWC officer Dennis Palmer was patrolling St. Andrew Bay on Aug. 17 at 6:15 p.m. and approaching Carl Gray Park when he saw someone in black swim trunks on a yellow and black personal watercraft circling a pelican on the water, then running over and killing the bird, officials wrote in a news release. Palmer got within 30 yards of the person, later identified as Robinson, and ordered him to stop. Instead of stopping Robinson took off for Hathaway Bridge and toward the Panama City Pass, officials wrote. Palmer pursued Robinson to Grand Lagoon, where Robinson abandoned the watercraft at Treasure Island Marina and attempted to hide in the facilitys mens room, officials wrote. After he was arrested, Robinson consented to a breath test, with which he measured .153, over the legal limit of .08. LOCAL Briefs TALLAHASS EE (AP) A federal judge agreed Wednesday to permanently bar the state from enforc ing some provisions in Floridas new election law, which restricted voter reg istration drives conducted by third-party groups or individuals such as the League of Women Voters and teachers. U.S. District Judge Rob ert Hinkle signed an order saying he intends to issue a permanent injunction once the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta dis misses the states appeal of a preliminary injunction he issued on May 31 or sends the case back to him. Hinkle temporarily prohibited the state from enforcing most of the new restrictions, includ ing a requirement that new voters registration forms be submitted to the state within 48 hours of being signed. The order restored a previous 10-day deadline. In that ruling, Hin kle wrote the state was unlikely to prevail if the case went to trial. Three civic groups challenged the restrictions, alleging they violated constitutional vot ing rights. Floridas anti-voter law created impassable road blocks for our volunteers, who have been bring ing Floridians into our democratic process for over 72 years, said Deidre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida. Thanks to todays ruling, we can finally put these roadblocks behind us. The League filed the lawsuit with Rock the Vote, a group that focuses on reg istering young people, and the Florida Public Interest Research Group Education Fund. They receive legal assistance from the Ameri can Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University. The state filed a notice that it would appeal the preliminary injunction but subsequently reached a settlement. The state then joined the plaintiffs in asking for a permanent injunction. Department of State spokesman Chris Cate said the agency agreed to the settlement because Hinkles order did not cover a provision requir ing third-party registration groups to be identified on the registration forms they collect. Without that provi sion no deadline, whether 48 hours or 10 days, could be enforced, he said. Our priority with the registration law was to ensure the accountability of the law, Cate said. That was maintained. Judge to finalize election law ruling The city of Mexico Beach purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught re. The electrical re destroyed all but one wing and the building now needs complete reconstruction. Nearly one year after awarding a designbuild contract to Cathey Construction, City Council still is battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. BOCC from page A1 standpoint, Williams said. County staff was tasked with assessing the situation, and possible options and steps to take and bring those back to the board at the next meeting, which after Isaac is scheduled for Sept. 11. Chamber issues Williams placed on the agenda and discussed some ongoing issues he had with actions taken by the city of Port St. Joe and the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce. While praising the consolidated Economic Development Council/Chamber model the BOCC created last year, he questioned why the city was not putting up its fair share of public funding to the chamber. He said the EDC/ Chamber model was established as a joint venture and under an earlier annexation agreement pertaining to WindMark Beach, the city had an obligation it was not fulfilling in funding the agency. They have an obligation just like we do, Williams said. I know this may be a news flash to the city, but we dont have any money, either. Williams also criticized a $15,000 Chamber expenditure to support a full-time equivalent employee in partnership with an outside entity, which is the Port Authority of Port St. Joe. If you have $15,000 to spend that way, we need to revisit your budget, Williams told Chamber president Guerry Magidson. Magidson said the Chamber currently has no onsite employees, and the $15,000 was to pay for a part-time employee to answer phones, etc. The Port Authority is paying another $15,000 for a parttime employee who will work out of the Chamber. Magidson also noted that despite the recent illness and surgery Chamber executive director Barry Sellers recently underwent, there were five active projects Magidson rated at least a 6 on a scale of 1-10 as far as relocation to Gulf County. The five projects could have a combined impact of more than 1,200 jobs.

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Opinion A4 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 USPS 518-880 Published every Thursday at 135 W. U.S. 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Publisher: Roger Quinn Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Star P.O. Box 308 Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308 Phone 850-227-1278 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT PORT ST. JOE, FL 32457 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six months Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editons. TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation:1-800-345-8688 For almost two years now, I have dreaded the rain for one reason: When it rains, my driver side oorboard lls up with water. It gets about ankledeep. My car has about 200,000 miles on it, but it still runs great. However, when it rains, it is like Im driving around sitting on the edge of one of those blue plastic baby pools they sell outside of Walmart and Kmart. I bought one for my big poodle, Doolittle, recently, but I havent convinced him to get into it. He just wants to drink the water. Why havent I done anything about the water problem? I have. I bail it out, soak it up and keep trying to gure out where its coming from. Ive resealed the window and taken it to the dealership, both to no avail. The folks at the dealership said, We sprayed water on it for 15 minutes and it didnt leak. They need to come soak their feet with me. Ive thought about putting Epsom Salts in when it gets up high enough and making the best of it. The guys at work are supposed to be really smart and good at solving problems. The best idea that one of them had was to install a drain in my oorboard. That made sense perhaps a shower drain with one of those rubber plugs so I could reach in and just let the water out when it rains. A big tarp works wonders when I remember to put it on and Im in the driveway. Unfortunately, I have to use my car from time to time to get to work and other places. When driving in the rain, its kind of like being sprinkled by an exuberant Methodist minister who insists on pouring the water only on your left foot. You have to look at the bright side. Anyway, I nally had a breakthrough. A friend of a friend of a friend knew somebody. They noted, This guy can gure it out. I like folks that can gure things out. The world is lled with too many people that dont try to gure things out, they only wait around until somebody tries to x something and then complain about it. I asked, Where does this fellow work? The response was, Out of his house. This did not scare me as a matter of fact, it made me feel better. When you hear things like this (or when I do), you get the feeling the person must be so good that he doesnt need a storefront or garage. My instructions were simple. You go down Route __, take a right before you get to the convenience store and his is the fth house on the right. They also gave me the address. It was easy to nd right where they said it was. It was a nice little house with a well-kept yard and an eagle over the garage. Eagles on houses make me feel better also. About 20 years ago, I lived by a gentleman in his 70s that explained to me, an eagle on your house means it is paid for. That same gentleman used to take my trash to the road out of kindness on pick up day. He also cut my grass just because he was my neighbor. My children were babies, and that same Eagle Fellow would come in and watch them if we needed to run to the store. He had an eagle on his house, and he is still alive. Therefore, I feel good when I see an eagle on a house. My instructions were to leave my car in the shade tree mechanics driveway and leave the keys on the left front tire. I did. The next day, I got a phone call. The fellow said, Hey, this is Lewis, I think I xed your car. You can pick it up anytime you want to. I thanked him and Lewis went on to say, if it still leaks, you dont owe me anything. After talking to Lewis, I felt a lot better. He had what I thought to be a Guinea dialect. If youve heard it once, you know it. Trust me. Folks with the Guinea dialect have big hearts. A couple of days after I got my car back; it came a monsoon over the weekend and rained for two days straight. I looked out the window and saw that I again forgot to put the tarp over my car. I got this sick feeling a feeling that I needed to rush to the store and buy some Epsom Salts and make the best of another foot bath. Then I remembered Lewis, the nice looking the little house, the eagle and the Guinea dialect. I rushed to my car in the rain and opened the door. It was bone dry. Not a drop of water on the oorboard. Driving to work Monday morning, I called Lewis. When he answered, I simply said, You are wonderful. Of course Lewis said, Who dis? The Guinea Men of Virginia were shermen and their dialect is distinct, trust me, he said, Who dis? After explaining to him who I was and how happy I was, he started laughing. He started laughing like only a fellow who has an eagle on his house can laugh. We talked a while and then I asked him, How much do I owe you? Lewis said, Do you think 20 or 25 dollars would be too much? I said, No sir, not at all. What I would like to say is that the world needs more folks like Lewis, folks that know how to x things and have eagles on their modest houses. We need more folks who are kind-hearted and honestly want to help others. Twenty or twenty-ve dollars? Are you kidding me? Two years of having water poured on my left foot by an exuberant minister under the dash of my car. I am now saved (by Lewis). The world needs more Lewises, or Lewiss, or Lewis or lets just say, People like Lewis. Read more stories at www.CranksMyTractor. com. Someone asked if I watched any of the Republican Convention on TV. Are you kidding me? I didnt even accidentally scroll by it. I was busy with some live action on The Call of the Wildman. If theyve already had the Democratic Convention, I missed that one, too. If it is yet to come, Ive been preparing for it by taping Cajun Pawn Stars and Swamp People. Didnt we learn anything from Forty Acres and a Mule? In 1928, the big promise was A chicken in every pot, a car in every garage. Lets review a minute. The stock market crashed in October of 1929. The Great Depression rolled in like an unwanted tsunami. The chicken turned into an apple if you could beg it, and Henry Ford discovered that folks werent so almighty hot for a tin lizzie when they realized they couldnt eat it. The garage, of course, had already blown plum across Oklahoma. When are we going to gure out some of these candidates might overstate their abilities and possibilities on occasion? No one can split an innitive, dangle a carrot participle or tap dance around syntax like a good politician! My personal favorite is John C. Fremont running for the presidency in 1856 on the campaign promise of Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Men and Fremont. Now folks, that about tops the charts for campaign braggadocio! I believe if hed athrown in free HD TV and a Ronco Veg-i-matic in every kitchen, hed aleft James Buchanan lying in the dust. Buchanan won that election by only promising to end sectional divide between North and South and bring harmony to the Union. Talk is so cheap. Weve had enough political rhetoric in this country lately to ll the south end of the Grand Canyon. Im not mad at anyone this morning. Nor am I touting one candidate over another. Im not too enamored with any of them if you want to know the gospel truth. I reckon Im looking for a man with the stature of George Washington, the quiet resolve of Abraham Lincoln, the guts of Harry Truman and the youthful enthusiasm of John F. Kennedy. This is not the time in our history for an also ran. Its not the time for glibness, chicanery or slanderous campaign ads. Its not the time for winat-all-cost tactics. The stakes have become way too high for all of that. Weve seemingly lost our direction as a nation and were not going to get it back with fancy words or political shamdottery. Its time for someone to show up and do something! Im tired of sending eight hundred trillion dollars to some Arab country in the Middle East and see them appreciate it by burning the American ag on the six oclock news. Im tired of supporting countries a hundred thousand miles from the house that pay us back by voting against us every single chance they get in the UN. Im tired of seeing Greece or Spain have a hiccup with their monetary system and somehow our stock market goes down ve hundred points. I dont want anything in America tied to anything in Europe. Or Japan. Or China. Or Constantinople for goodness sakes! I want to be friends with every nation on earth. But not all the time on their terms! I want American policy set by Americans. I want Senators and U. S. House of Representatives to care more about our country than their next campaign run. Im tired of the incessant DemocraticRepublican standoff. Im so weary of party line votes. It might just be that both groups have outlived their usefulness. How refreshing it would be to nd just one man in Washington that would actually vote like he said he would when he was asking us for the job. If its all part of the system, weve got the wrong system! I wish we would exalt Jesus Christ publicly like we used to in this country. I believe the clock is truly ticking. The Golden Goose is sinking off to the west somewhere. If were not at the crossroads, we can absolutely see the sign from here. We are not going to nd the answers on CNN, ABC or the Golf Channel. I dont give a whistling twit about fair and balanced. I want things slanted toward the United States of America! I want my country to stand tall at the top of the heap. I want to see that Eagle y! The National Anthem is still my all time favorite song! Maybe these candidates weve have today are too broad minded. They espouse a solution for every known malady on earth (remember Free Soil, Free Speech, etc.). Daddy once pointed out a young couple in the car in front of us all huddled up behind the steering wheel. The young man was trying to control the car while he was kissing the girl at the same time. Dad said, Boys, there goes a man down the road half doing two jobs. You cant be all things to all people. It might behoove us to narrow our focus to one thing at a time. No one expects a magic cure all. Lets get the gas prices down to two dollars a gallon rst. You reckon that would boost our economy? Next, lets gure out a way to make it attractive to bring our manufacturing home. You think that might help shorten the unemployment lines. We could then turn our attention to providing sensible healthcare to every single person that has put something into the program. We could work our way down to those screaming late night infomercials. Its not going to happen with overblown promises or senseless rhetoric. Its not going to happen overnight. But it had better start soon Or were going to nd ourselves upside down at the bottom of the cliff right next to that young kissing couple. Respectfully, Kes Wile E. Coyote can talk a good game HUNKER DOWN Kesley Colbert CRANKS MY TRACTOR BN Heard What is the plural of Lewis? If youve got a recent high school graduate whos getting ready to head off to college or join the workforce, let me share a few lessons I learned the hard way about managing personal finances that you can pass along to your kids. Young adults are just starting to build their credit history. In the coming months, theyll probably encounter many unfamiliar expenses and many financial temptations. If theyre not careful, a few ill-thought decisions made now could damage their credit for years to come. Here are several actions your kids can take to build good financial habits and strong credit and a few minefields to watch out for. Probably the most fundamental tool to for young adults to help manage their finances is a basic checking account and debit card. A few tips to pass along: Look for a bank/ credit union that charges no monthly usage fee, doesnt require minimum balances and has conveniently located ATMs so you dont rack up out-of-network ATM charges. Enter all transactions in the check register and review your account online regularly to know when deposits, checks, purchases and automatic payments have cleared. Dont write checks or make debit card purchases unless the current balance will cover them. Many transactions now clear instantaneously. Banks must ask whether you want overdraft protection. If you opt for coverage, understand that overdrafts can be expensive up to $35 or more per transaction. Request text or email alerts when your balance drops below a certain level, checks or deposits clear or payments are due. Credit cards for young adults can be a useful tool, but they must be used responsibly. By law, people under 21 must have a parent or other responsible adult cosign credit card accounts unless they can prove sufficient income to repay the debt. If you allow your child to become an authorized user or joint account holder on one of your accounts, remember that any account activity, good or bad, goes on both your credit reports, so careful monitoring is critical. Another way to build credit history is to start out with a secured credit card, a card linked to an account into which you deposit money. Typically you can charge up to the amount youve deposited and then replenish the account with more funds. After theyve made several on-time payments, have your kid ask the lender to convert it to an unsecured card, or to at least add an unsecured amount to the account. Just make sure that the lender agrees to report your payment history to at least one of the three credit bureaus; otherwise, the account does nothing to improve your credit. If they qualify for an unsecured credit card, have your kids follow these guidelines: Always make at least the minimum payment on time each month. Strive to pay off the full balance each month; otherwise, the accumulated interest will add significantly to your repayment amount. Avoid using credit cards for cash advances, which often incur up-front fees and begin accruing interest immediately. Look for a card with no annual fee, and compare cash advance, late payment, balance transfer, over-the-limit and other fees. For more tips on building and maintaining strong credit, visit Whats My Score, a nancial literacy program for young adults run by Visa Inc. (www. whatsmyscore.org). Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter. com/PracticalMoney. High school grads need to understand credit JASON ALDERMAN

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Send your letters to : LETTERS TO THE EDITOR P.O. Box 308 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 Fax: 850-227-7212 Email: tcroft@star .com Comments from our readers in the form of letters to the editor or a guest column are solicited and encouraged. A newspapers editorial page should be a forum where differing ideas and opinions are exchanged. All letters and guest columns must be signed and should include the address and phone number of the author. The street address and phone number are for veri cation and will not be published. Letters must be in good taste and The Star reserves the right to edit letters for correctness and style. S HARE YOUR OPINIONS Letters A5 | The Star 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E MEXICO BEAC H C ITY L I M ITS (850) 647-8310 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E GREAT SELECTION OF ALL YOUR F AVORITE BEER, WINE & SPIRIT S KARAO K E & DJ IN THE CROWS N EST O N THE POO P DE CK H OLLY ADK INS & L U K E A BBEY S E P T 6TH T YLER B USH S E P T 13TH C O M E EN J OY THE SUNSET R andy S tark with A rt L ong on S ax O n the Poop Deck S UPCO M ING EVENTS SATURDAY, SEPT 15TH FOR O NE N IGHT O NLY Bobby Kennedy & Michelle Milligan Double-check your Sacred Heart bill Dear Editor: I used Sacred Heart at Port St. Joe one Sunday night after an abscessed tooth appeared on a Sunday afternoon. By 2 a.m., I was in so much pain that I felt it necessary to go to the ER. I woke my husband, told him to dress and come in after me, as I could not wait and knew that I would be unable to drive home. We live 12 miles from PSJ. He dressed, came in and was in the waiting area about 10 minutes when I came out, and we headed home. We were there less than an hour. When I received my bill, I noticed that there were two services on there that I did not receive. Ive addressed this with Sacred Heart twice, and they refuse to make an adjustment, so I just let it go ... UNTIL ... a few weeks ago a friend was stung by a stingray and had to go into the ER for treatment. I cautioned her via text to review her bill, which she did before leaving, and there were many errors ... so many, in fact, that by the time it was adjusted, it was less than half of the original amount. This made me pursue my charges again. After many phone calls, and promises of phone calls that came weeks after promised, Ive been told no adjustments would be made. Its my opinion that a ride to Gulf Coast will be in my best interest next time, because BMC has now leased themselves to Sacred Heart. I just want you to be aware to check your bills, line by line, take notes in the ER if you can, or have someone take notes about services received. Question everything. I am in no way implying that they do not provide excellent service they do! But if they have billing and/or coding issues, this needs to be addressed! Thank you, Laura Richards Southerland a positive for sherman Dear Editor: Recently we were fortunate enough to have a Congressional Field hearing in our District (2). This was a hearing on shing equals jobs. Our representative, Steve Southerland, worked tirelessly to get the full congressional hearing brought to our area where the entire house of representatives in Washington, D.C., could hear testimony from locals about how the extremely short shing seasons, catch shares, sector separation and the National Oceans policy are affecting jobs in our area, thus hurting our coastal economies everywhere in Florida. I proudly accepted the invitation from Congress to testify on behalf of the Recreational Fishing Alliance and shermen in general from our area. Of course, as with any hearing, there are differing opinions as to how to help our sheries and shermen. I was not surprised to see a group there, promoting catch shares and sector separation as that is a big issue here on the Gulf. I was surprised with their obvious lack of manners when they interrupted a full Congressional Hearing with shouting and clapping when someone made some statements promoting catch shares. It shows their lack of respect for the democratic process. It also shows this group will do anything to promote catch shares and sector separation, which will only put more money in their pockets and take away from the recreational sherman. This loud group that represents maybe 10 percent of commercial and even less than that of the recreational side of shermen is backed by groups such as EDF (environmental defense fund) and other environmental groups who are shutting down our shing seasons and limiting our access to all sheries in the name of environmental protection. All of us that live here know that we have had more snapper in the last six or seven years than we have ever had, and yet they only give us 40 days to sh for them. These unnecessary short seasons are killing our economy. Now we have found Steve Southerland, someone willing to stand up for us in Congress to help cure these wrongs and have our plight listened to by all of Washington! This is great except for this small group of people are attacking him in newspapers and on the Internet. They dont care about the truth, only winning. This is part of the same group that interrupted the eld hearing last week. Part of this loud group is not even from this district of Florida for that matter and the money that brings them here and pays for their articles and their busses to bring them here to disrupt a formal democratic process is not even from this coast. I say thank you Steve Southerland for standing up to these huge environmental groups to ght for the economy of Florida and especially your district. Your ght promoting better science and to get longer shing seasons is what we have been needing for years the longer our shing seasons are, the better our economy is! Tom Adams Port St. Joe Thursday, September 6, 2012 Letters to the EDITOR Special to The Star With Labor Day just past, the peak of hurricane season is upon us, so it is important to recognize September as National Preparedness Month. Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, focuses on preparedness all year long to minimize the effects of storms on our customers. But, as no system can be completely storm-proof, it is vital that people be aware of what they can do to prepare for major storms or other emergencies. With Tropical Storm Isaacs westward turn into the Gulf of Mexico, most of our customers were spared from the brunt of the storm, said Jason Cutliffe, storm director for Progress Energy Florida. However, we were well prepared with the necessary resources and personnel to handle whatever damages the storm may have caused. Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month has been sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency within the Department of Homeland Security. Their goal is to encourage Americans to take simple steps to ensure their homes, businesses and schools are prepared for emergencies such as natural disasters or potential terrorist attacks. Information on what to do before, during and after various types of emergencies can be found at www.ready.gov. It is important to ensure your family develops an emergency plan and creates an emergency supply kit. If you stocked up in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac, you might be in good shape. A threeday minimum supply of bottled water, canned and shelf-stable food, batteries, prescriptions and other items is suggested. Progress Energy Florida has a complete checklist available at www.progress-energy. com. We also encourage residents to be prepared for power outages. Customers can stay informed on the status of disruptions by viewing the Progress Energy outage map at www.progressenergy.com/outagemap. Progress Energy recognizes National Preparedness Month ARE YOU READY? Find information on preparing for storms and other emergencies at www.ready.gov and www.progressenergy.com.

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Local A6 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 Meet & Greet with Sheriff Joe Nugent Where: Lake Alice Park, Wewahitchka When: Saturday, September 8th Time: 11:00 am 1:00 pm Thank you Gulf County for your support during the primary election. I had a great time meeting so many of the ne people in our county. In the next few months I hope to meet hundreds more of my wonderful neighbors. For those citizens who plan to vote in the general election, I ask that you please consider me as your choice for Gulf Countys Superintendent of Schools. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments. My worthy opponent ran an honorable campaign and I would also like to extend the deepest appreciation to him and his supporters. Sincerely, Jay Bidwell Phone: 639-2949 Cell: 890-4851 Email: jaybidwellforsupt@fairpoint.net Paid for by Jay Bidwell, Democrat, for Gulf County Superintendent of Schools (Pd.Pol.Ad.) TIME from page A1 governmental entities, including the Air Force, that must sign off on any potential transfer. Weve been at the mercy of the elements, and now were at the mercy of the federal government, and I dont know which is worse, Magidson said. There are a lot of moving parts, and if we could get some cooperation from the federal government it would sure help. As for the 2012 storm season, Magidson said the lighthouse is certainly not out of the woods yet. The peak of hurricane season is Sept. 10 or 11, he said. Thats the peak, but certainly weve had storms in October and sometimes as late as Thanksgiving. Magidson said erosion also frequently occurs from rough seas during the late fall and in early winter months. While time is not on the lighthouses side, time is essential for securing the funds to move the lighthouse. We need time to get the money, Magidson said. Were doing the best we can. Charlotte Pierce, president of the St. Joseph Historical Society Inc., said more than $32,000 has been raised through contributions. Were over $32,000, but when you look at the whole picture were not near enough, said Pierce, who said the key to saving the lighthouse is preservation. Its part of our history, she said. The lighthouse I believe is the oldest structure in Gulf County, from 1885. Theres a lot of maritime history there. Its been there all our lives its just an important part of our history. Want to make a donation? Donations can be made online at www.capesanblaslight.org or mailed to P.O. Box 231, Port St. Joe, FL 32457. TDC from page A1 Jenkins said. I think youre at a tipping point. In my experience, before you go into branding you have to have some kind of baseline. You need to really understand your visitor and how they perceive Gulf County. Jenkins estimated the study would cost $30,000 to $50,000 and said she must rst obtain permission from the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners before hiring a rm. Jenkins said she will request use of funding from the TDCs $90,000 lost revenue claim from BP for the project. I think at the end of the day its appropriate, said board member and County Commissioner Warren Yeager. I think its information all of you need.

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B W O sh.com FLOUNDER SHIMANO S HORT S LEEVE TOURNAMENT S HIRT (HIGH PERFORMANCE S TYLE)$59.99 S HIMANO TACKLE S TORAGE BAG $99.99 B W O $100.00 GIFT CARD SHIMANO ZALOR IN S HORE COMBO $79.99 Star Staff Report The 16th annual Mexico Beach Arti cial Reef Association King sh Tournament was a rousing success on Aug. 25 even though Tropical Storm Isaac was lurking on the horizon. More than 140 boats with 577 anglers participated in the tournament, with 29 king sh, nine Spanish mackerel and one Wahoo weighed by the time the tournament nished after a full day of shing. The big winners were Larry Lemieux, Rodney McCart and Josh Bloodworth, who brought the three heaviest sh of the day to the scales. Lemieux, aboard the boat Gag Re ex which was captained by Russell Stewart, landed a 41.25 pound king sh to win the tournament and $3,000. McCart actually snagged the biggest sh, a Wahoo tipping the scales at over 52 pounds, which won McCart $1,000. Taking home $2,000 for second place in the king sh category was Bloodworth and his boat the Green Banana. Bloodworth was joined by Jimmy McCardy, Joe Rodgers, Alec Bloodworth, Ryan Kelly and Scott Urqhart in what Josh Bloodworth called a team effort. Taking third in the king sh category was Bubba McKenzie, who snatched a 30.15 pound king while on the boat of Capt. Blake Gardner, Reel Smoker. The top Spanish mackerel, worth $500, was brought in by Capt. Jim Niblett, who was joined by Sam Weatherly aboard the boat Sand Dancer. The MBARA uses money from its annual King sh Tournament to raise money for arti cial reefs. Since 1997, MBARA has built over 160 arti cial reefs worth over $1 million. The annual tournament is MBARAs main source of funding, and those monies are often used as seed money for grants from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and private foundations. The 2012 Miss King sh was Ashley Payne. The nal results: KINGFISH 1. 41.25 pounds; $3,000; boat, Gag Re ex; Captain Russell Stewart (not pictured), Chris Diehl, Larry Lemieux (caught sh); 2. 31.25 pounds; $2,000, boat, Green Banana; Captain Josh Bloodworth, Jimmy McCardy, Joe Rodgers, Alec Bloodworth (in front), Josh Bloodworth, Ryan Kelley, Scott Urqhart. 3. 30.15 pounds; $1000; boat, Reel Smoker; Captain Blake Gardner; Blake Gardner and Bubba McKenzie (caught sh). SPANISH MACKEREL 1. 4.85 pounds; $500; boat, Sand Dancer; Captain Jim Niblett; Sam Weatherly and Jim Niblett (caught sh). 2. 4.65 pounds; $300; boat, The Winners; Captain Greg Cloud; Michael Wells and Greg Cloud. 3. 4.25 pounds; $200; boat, Stuckey; Captain Earl Stuckey. WAHOO 1. 52.45 pounds; $1,000; boat, Birds Nest; Captain Rodney McCart; Rick Northern, Rodney McCart (caught sh), Matt Fulton, Chris Duncan. Page 8 Thursday, September 6, 2012 Turnout strong; Larry Lemieux wins King sh Tourney Star Staff Report Wewahitchka High School Project Graduation Class of 2013 would like to congratulate the following winners in the Gator Cat sh Classic held Aug. 24-25 at Gaskin Park in Wewahitchka. Alex Rushing took rst place and $1,000; second place and $450 was won by James Keel, while Ken Keel took third place and won $350. Roy Pickron took fourth and won $300 and Tony Muina was fth, winning $200, which Muina donated back to Project Graduation. Not pictured is non-Flathead Cat sh winner Bill Stewart, who took home $200. Project Graduation would like to thank all of sponsors: Miller Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., SSA Gulf, Inc., Chipola Turf Farms LLC, Bluewater Outriggers, Inc., Hannon Insurance Agency LLLP, Cape Trading Post, Impact Tax & Accounting, F&B Builders and City Tire. The committee also sends out a thank you to the following individuals and businesses for donating such great prizes: Mike Harrison, Jay Bidwell, Jim Norton, John Hanlon, Halsey Beshears, Kenny Peak, Subway, Bluewater Outriggers, Gulf County Tourist Development Council, Golden Brown Tanning and Boutique, Harolds Auto Parts, Half Hitch Tackle, Richs IGA, Dixie Dandy, Gulf Coast Cracker, Coastal Insurance, Centennial Bank, Jerry and Carol Kelley, Barlows Hydrographing, Basic Sweets and Beyond, Fishing Schack, D&J Pawn and Jimmys Bait and Tackle. Without sponsors and donators this would not have been possible; thank you for supporting Project Graduation. Rushing, Keels among winners in Gator Classic PHOTOS COURTESY OF CAROL COX Chris Diehl and Larry Lemieux, who caught the sh, took home rst place during the Mexico Beach Arti cial Reef Associations annual King sh Tournament along with Capt. Russell Stewart with this 41.25 pound king sh. Diehl and Lemieux display their sh with Miss King sh 2012, Ashley Payne. The crew of the Green Banana, with Capt. Josh Bloodworth, took second place with this 31.25-pounder. The group said the catch was a team effort. Bubba McKenzie, with Capt. Blake Gardner, snagged the third-place sh, worth $1,000. Capt. Jim Niblett caught the top Spanish mackerel weighed at the tourney, this one coming in at 4.85 pounds. The heaviest sh of the day, this 52.45 pound Wahoo, worth $1,000, was brought in by the crew of the Birds Nest and Capt. Rodney McCart, who caught the sh. Also onboard were Rick Northern, Matt Fulton and Chris Duncan. Amberjack and grouper still are being caught in 100 to 250 feet of water. Offshore conditions have improved after the storm, and the bottom bite is red hot right now. A few king sh and Spanish are still around, but they wont be for long! Inshore Offshore Things are getting back to normal around St. Joe after last weeks close call with Hurricane Isaac. 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PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SP O RTS www.starfl.com A Section WEEKLY ALMANAC ST.JO SE PH B AY AP ALAC HI C O LA B AY W ES T PASS TI DE T ABLES M O N TH LY AVERAGES To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from these given for APALACHICOLA: HIGH LOW Cat P oint Minus 0:40 Minus 1:17 East P ass Minus 0:27 Minus 0:27 To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from those given for CARRABELLE: HIGH LOW Bald P oint Minus 9:16 Minus 0:03 Sponsor the WEEKLY ALMANAC Call T oday! 227-7847 Date H igh Low % P recip T hu, Sept. 06 85 76 30 % Fri, Sept. 07 85 76 30 % Sat, Sept. 08 85 75 50 % Sun, Sept. 09 83 71 30 % Mon, Sept. 10 82 74 10 % T ues, Sept. 11 84 74 0 % Wed, Sept. 12 83 73 0 % 6 Th 128am 1.7 1212pm 0.4 7 Fr 217am 1.8 139pm 0.4 8 Sa 316am 1.8 244pm 0.3 9 Su 422am 1.8 333pm 0.3 10 Mo 530am 1.9 412pm 0.2 11 Tu 635am 1.9 443pm 0.3 12 We 738am 1.8 508pm 0.3 13 Th 842am 1.7 527pm 0.6 14 Fr 953am 1.6 1156pm 1.0 536pm 0.8 15 Sa 1116am 1.4 1059pm 1.1 304am 0.9 525pm 1.0 16 Su 104pm 1.2 1050pm 1.4 458am 0.8 435pm 1.1 17 Mo 1108pm 1.7 625am 0.6 18 Tu 1145pm 1.9 750am 0.4 5 We 557am 1.6 810pm 1.3 1214am 1.1 126pm 0.5 6 Th 627am 1.6 922pm 1.2 1239am 1.2 220pm 0.5 7 Fr 705am 1.6 1052pm 1.2 111am 1.3 331pm 0.5 8 Sa 751am 1.6 155am 1.3 453pm 0.5 9 Su 1228am 1.3 849am 1.6 315am 1.4 607pm 0.5 10 Mo 134am 1.3 1002am 1.5 508am 1.4 706pm 0.4 11 Tu 214am 1.4 1123am 1.5 635am 1.4 755pm 0.4 12 We 245am 1.4 1239pm 1.6 737am 1.3 837pm 0.4 13 Th 308am 1.4 146pm 1.6 824am 1.1 913pm 0.4 14 Fr 328am 1.4 245pm 1.6 906am 1.0 946pm 0.5 15 Sa 345am 1.5 341pm 1.6 944am 0.8 1016pm 0.6 16 Su 401am 1.5 437pm 1.6 1022am 0.6 1045pm 0.8 17 Mo 420am 1.6 534pm 1.6 1103am 0.4 1112pm 1.0 18 Tu 442am 1.6 635pm 1.5 1147am 0.3 1140pm 1.1 Thursday, September 6, 2012 Page 9 Star Staff Report Port St. Joe provided another sign that 2012 could be a turnaround season with a 46-8 triumph over Wewahitchka Friday in their annual battle for Gulf County bragging rights among the Class 1A schools. The Tiger Sharks (1-0), who won only three games last season but were dominant in a three-school jamboree last week, bolted to a 338 lead by halftime and brought on running clock with two third-quarter touchdowns. I just think we came out and worked hard, talked about playing physical football and we got after it from the get-go, Port St. Joe coach Chuck Gannon said. It was just a rival and theyre (Wewa) going to be a good football team down the road, but tonight we got after it. Dusty Richter opened the scoring with a 14-yard run with 3:16 left in the rst quarter. Natrone Lee then ended the quarter with an 89-yard burst and quarterback Ramello Zaccaro passed to Jarkeice Davis for the conversion and a 14-0 lead. Davis scored on a 50-yard punt return and with 8:22 before halftime Jak Riley scored on a 77-yard run and it was 26-0. Wewahitchka (0-1) blocked a punt and Jayln Addison recovered in the end zone for the Gators touchdown. Quarterback Rashard Ranie ran a conversion to get Wewahitchka within 26-8. With 46 seconds left in the half, however, Zaccaro passed 9 yards to Lee and Justin Hites extra point opened a 33-8 bulge. Davis scored on a 10-yard run and Zaccaro sprinted 75 yards for the nal touchdown. Hites second point punctuated the rout with 3:21 remaining in the third quarter. Lee led the Tiger Sharks with 105 yards rushing on ve carries. Riley had 82 yards rushing and Davis 41. Jay Shiver topped the Gators with 15 yards on ve attempts. Port St. Joe is at Bozeman next week. Wewahitchka plays at Vernon. Lady Tiger Sharks drop season opener Star Staff Report In a tough match played last Thursday at Rutherford High School, the Lady Tiger Sharks volleyball team lost its rst match of the season. After winning the rst set 28-26, the Lady Tiger Sharks lost the next three by scores of 16-25, 20-25, and 2628. The toughest loss came in the fourth set when Port St. Joe was winning 22-14 and lost the set 26-28. Although the team had two players out for injuries during that set, Coach Wayne Taylor said that was not an excuse for not being able to close the deal. With only three seniors and two juniors on a squad of 13, this is a young team. There is excitement on the team about the possibilities for the season. Taylor said that they are trying to settle on who will ll in some key positions. There were times when they looked outstanding and other times, confused, said Taylor. He went on to say, Obviously its too early to make any predictions about the season but were very excited about the possibilities. The Lady Tiger Sharks play in Chipley Saturday in a tournament and will play at Freeport on Monday, Sept. 10. The next night the Lady Tiger Sharks have their rst home match of the season against district rivals Blountstown. Come out and support the team! Junior varsity starts at 6 p.m. ET followed by varsity at approximately 7 p.m. Port St. Joe routs county rival Wewahitchka Its ugly, dirty and tough, but nd the right spots and shing can be great By FRANK SARGEANT franksargeant@charter.net OK, for a while after a hurricane, its just going to be plain ugly on the water we know that. But theres always a silver lining to shing conditions after a big storm. Maybe its a bit mud-stained, but its there. The runoff from the big rains means the rivers will be high and murky, and all that fresh water coming down into the bays means they will have a slug of low-salinity water moving through them. The tanninstained water turns the bays black and even creates a long rip-line extending into the Gulf where the salt water meets the fresh, green meeting black. Some species are ne with low salinity, some high-tail it. And most dont like the mud stirred up by wind, waves and strong currents. So, lets start upstream and work down. FRESHWATER High water gives bass a chance to move into shallow backwaters and creeks where they cant go at lower levels and as the water starts to fall back to normal levels, they gang up at the creek mouths and drains to eat the bait that gets pulled out with the falling water. In the lower reaches, theyll have red sh with them; reds are pretty tolerant of low salinity. Anywhere a side creek forms a point as it enters a larger river, where a culvert or a dam creates ow and aeration, where theres an eddy in fast-moving water, there are likely to be bass as well as lunker cat sh in the deeper holes and stripers and hybrids in areas like the Apalach below Woodruff Dam. Starting on the east side of the Panhandle, the owing water is likely to produce angling action in the Ochlocknee and Apalachicola rivers anywhere from their respective dams down to tide-water. Deer Point Lake Dam at the head of North Bay is worth checking, as are all the creeks that run into the bays in the Panama City Beach areaBurnt Mill and Crooked Creek are some of the larger ows. Farther west, the Choctawhatchee and Mitchell rivers can be good, and Four Mile Creek, Alaqua Creek, Basin Bayou, Rock Creek and Jumper Creek are worth a look. Feeding into Pensacola Bay, the East Bay River north of Navarre, the Blackwater and the Escambia are all major out ows where sh can take advantage of water coming out of the swamps as things settle back toward normal. For bass on the runouts, noisy topwaters always are a good start a big Super Spook or Gun sh 115, worked fast with the current, nails the hungriest sh and lets you know where there might be a school. You can then follow up with a -ounce jig or a weighted creature bait, bumped along bottom with the ow, to wear them out. Jerk-baits like the Slug-Go can also do the job. Dark colors work best in the dark water. FISHING THE BAYS Some of the usual inshore saltwater suspects including spotted sea trout can be very hard to nd after a major ush of black water comes into the bays they move to the main passes or out into the gulf, where they settle on nearshore structure until things get back to normal. Reds can be anywhere from well up the rivers to out on the beach they dont seem to mind the tannin water, but for those who like to look for them on the ats, the dark water makes them a lot harder to see. In some areas, however, the natural topography of the bays and ats restricts the ow of the fresh water, keeping the shallowest ats salty and clear in most storms nd some of these ats, on the back side of Santa Rosa, for example, and you may nd lots of reds ripe for sightshing. Flats nearer the major passes also tend to clear quicker thanks to the regular ushing of the tides, so these are also worth checking. Visible reds can be caught on all the usual stuff, including gold streamer ies, weedless spoons and DOA Shrimp, provided they are adroitly placed well ahead of the sh. Where you cant see them under docks with a good ow, for example, its smarter to switch to live shrimp or pin sh. Anchor well back from the structure and make casts upstream so that the baits sweep the edges of the pilings you might have to hit a dozen piers without catching anything, but eventually youll nd one where theyre stacked up. Flounder generally are less affected by murky water than other species, and the usual spots are likely to continue to be productive. Check out piers, oyster bars, channel edges and jetty rocks, and sh live killi sh which you can net around oyster bars at low tide; theyre by far the best ounder bait there is. Of course, live shrimp are much easier to get and also work well. Or trim a quarter-ounce bucktail jig with a live killi or fresh shrimp tail and drag it down over the dropoff. When shing jetty rocks, remember the sh may be anywhere from 3 feet off the rocks on out; sh parallel to the rocks to start and then work out to deeper water. Flounder dont move a lot, so you have to. Make a series of casts, drag the bait over all the structure you can reach, and then move 10 yards down the jetty and fan cast once again. Keep moving until you hit sh; sitting in one spot with bait on the bottom catches only cat sh most of the time, though you might luck into a passing red sh. GREEN WATER TACTICS Its common for a rip-line to form around the major inlets after a big rain inshore; theres black water coming out of the pass on outgoing tide, owing into the green water of the Gulf and forming distinct edges usually littered with weeds and debris the fresh water takes a long distance to mix with the salt water. The rip where these two waters meet can hold anything from kings and Spanish to cobia and bull sharks. Best way to sh these edges is to slow-troll a live blue-runner, nger mullet, thread n or horse sardine down the green side of the rip, just out of the trash line. Game sh seem to cruise the edge looking for food pulled out of the bays, and if your bait is in the right place at the right time, you get bit. Plenty of big king mackerel tournaments have been won with this tactic. Its wise to take a few tips from the king sh pros for this type of shing, even if youre not competing in a tournament. Add a menhaden oil drip (available at tackle shops that cater to offshore anglers, and at Bass Pro Shops) as well as a mesh bag full of dogfood soaked with menhaden oil to create a scent trail that will bring sh to your baits. This tactic works best if you troll one area for an extended period make a half-mile loop down one side of the black water and up the other, and repeat farther out if you dont nd sh. Tossing a live thread n or sardine into the wake now and then may draw up a skyrocketing sh and let you know where to concentrate your efforts. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL AFTER THE STORM

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AP Astronaut Neil Armstrong, pilot for the Gemini VIII mission, is shown March 6, 1966. Afterward, a couple of Neils mates observed Navy tradition by cutting off the lower half of his tie, Hansen wrote. And Neil gave Chipper Rivers a bottle of his favorite whiskey. Hansens interviews with Armstrongs classmates showed they regarded the future astronaut (who at age 20 was the youngest member of the squadron) as a promising aviator. He was con dent, but not cocky, David Stephenson told the biographer. Neil had a head start on most of us by virtue of his experience as a private pilot, Bruce Clingan said. Beyond that, I think he had a tremendous natural talent. If it involved flying, he was very good at it. Two years after graduation, Armstrong would go on to fly 78 combat missions in Korea in the cockpit of a F9F Panther, one of the Navys first successful carrier-based jet fighters. Rivers, now 88, continued on to a distinguished career in the Navy, including serving as assistant chief of naval intelligence for a 12-man Navy staff attached to the 8th Army in Korea before retiring for a second career as a school teacher in Apalachicola. He was at the couples cottage at Indian Pass on that famous day in July 1969, watching the sketchy reception on a black-and-white television. He was still coaching him, still chipping all the way through, recalled Rivers wife, Laurie. Rivers wrote Armstrong a letter of congratulations and on Sept, 25, 1969, he received a hand-signed thank you letter on NASA stationary from his former student. I certainly appreciate your very kind words concerning our recent adventure, Armstrong wrote. It certainly was a satisfying experience for us and we are very encouraged by the reception it has been given around the world. Rivers said he was not at all surprised by Armstrongs self-effacing tone in describing his role in one of mankinds most signi cant achievements. He was perhaps the most reserved person Ive ever known, Rivers said. I remember the days at Whiting Field very well and the excellent beginning that you provided me, Armstrong went on to write, before referring to other instructors of that vintage who he had occasion to run across in his current duties. I recall vividly the evening I spent with you and your wife at your home near Milton and look forward to renewing the acquaintance, Armstrong wrote in closing. I frequently drive through Apalachicola en route to the Cape and will certainly plan on giving you a ring on my next trip that way. On this occasion, 20 years after he had studied ight under Rivers, Armstrong addressed the letter simply to Pal. AP Astronaut Neil Armstrong, pilot for the Gemini ence for us and we are very encouraged by the reception it has been given around the world. Rivers said he was not at all surprised by Armstrongs self-effacing tone in describing his role in one of mankinds most signi cant achievements. He was perhaps the most reserved person Ive ever known, Rivers said. I remember the days at Whiting Field very well and the excellent beginning that you provided me, Armstrong went on to write, before referring to other instructors of that vintage who he had occasion to run across in his current duties. I recall vividly the evening I spent with you and your wife at your home near Milton and look forward to 1229 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, Florida Insuring Lives. Enriching Futures. Our experienced sta will help you choose a plan that suits your needs. Health Solutions for Individuals, Families or Small Businessess Benet Plans for: Call 850-747-0288 Your Local Agency for Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business Bankruptcy Over 30 Years Legal Experience 850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. 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July 13 (A-5 ): Good on procedures for stalls; however, he has dif culty maintaining constant attitudes. Coordination is weak. July 18 (A-7 ): Rough on coordination. Is slow to use tabs when attitude is changed. July 19 (A-8 ): Rough coordination, especially in turns. Tries to level off at 90-degree position on approaches instead of making a continuous turn. Has a little trouble maintaining heading on touch and go takeoffs. August 5 (A-9 ): Doesnt use trim enoughcoordination in general is rough. Poor speed and attitude control in landing patterns. August 11 (A-11): Entire period, with the exception of spin and high altitude emergency, was spent on landings, handled with all the different ap settings. Good hop. August 12 (A-12): Aileron and erratic rudder pressures on recoveries. Slow reacting, improper procedures on low altitude emergencies. August 15 (A-13): Shows very good progress on landing pattern & landings. Mixed up on wind directions on rst two high altitude emergencies. Poor pattern. August 16 (A-14): Unsure of himself on high altitude emergency. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Pal Rivers provided ight instruction to Neil Armstrong in a Navy SNJ training plane, such as the one shown above. MOON from page A7

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COMMUNITY www.starfl.com Thursday, September 6, 2012 B Page 1 Section Big Daddy to headline seasons nal First Friday Special to The Star The Gulf Alliance for Local Arts will host the sixth and nal performance of the First Fridays Music Series for 2012 this week at the Port Inn and Thirsty Goat. The Port Inn and Thirsty Goat are on U.S. Highway 98 in historic Port St. Joe, directly across from St. Joseph Bay. Randall Big Daddy Webster will unleash his trio at the Thirsty Goat beginning at 7 p.m. ET. The trios line-up will be Professor Joel C. Johnson on lead guitar, (fresh off two European tours this summer), legendary jazz drummer Leon Anderson (director, FSU Jazz Studies Department) on percussion and Randall Big Daddy Webster on lead vocals and bass-line rhythm guitar. Big Daddys patented ministry of Soul-shakin blues peppered with Soul, Jazz and Life is guaranteed to make this nale a cant-miss event. GALA is a nonpro t organization dedicated to advancing and supporting the arts and all its forms in a way that promotes education, communication and appreciation throughout Gulf County. GALAs mission is to inspire our community to recognize and embrace the power of the Arts to enrich our lives, enhance our economic development and add value to our educational programs. For more information, visit GALAs website at www.gulf alliance.org. Invest in the community volunteer By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The community need is clearly there. Two months ago, we began a column pointing out volunteering opportunities in the community. The column began with just a few items. By the second month, that was doubled. But as we approach the third month, the list grows longer, the need evident. So, we might pick this column up more than once a month moving forward. This column started in large part through these words from Trish Petrie with the Friends of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. This country was started by men and women who were willing to give their time and use their skills to build a nation where they could have better life, Petrie wrote. They were volunteers. We need to take a step back and participate with our time to help get this country back on the right track. With all the problems with the economy and balancing budgets, there will continue to be a reduction in the services and the bene ts that federal, state and local governments will be able to provide. It is time for a resurgence of volunteering. It will be up to us the people who care about our communities, our parks, our arts, our natural resources, to give our time and use our skills to preserve what is important to us. Those interested can nd the story at www. star .com and The Port St. Joe Star Facebook page. Contact the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce, Petrie or Tim Croft at tcroft@star .com to provide additional opportunities for this column. Here are a number of opportunities: The St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve requests assistance for a wide variety of tasks, everything from gardening to visitor relations to participating in the scienti c work that is on-going at the Buffer. This month wed like to spotlight Bay Day. On the rst Saturday in February and October, locals and tourists alike enjoy a Low Country Boil and educational tours of the Preserve and Bay. A lot of effort and planning are required to accomplish these events. Please consider contacting the Preserve to learn how you can help Sandra and our Friends group put together this wonderful funlled day for the community. Volunteer to teach a Junior Achievement class at the fth-grade, eighthgrade or high school level, Panama City Music Association announces 2013 season Special to The Star The Panama City Music Association will open its 71st season Nov. 18 with a popular Broadway musical theater production appealing to all ages. The four-concert series will follow with a multi-musical style celebration of the AfricanAmerican tenor voice: a fast-paced show featuring ddle and violin virtuosos, and, an all-time favorite Verdi opera. The series will kick off on at 7:30 p.m. CT Nov. 18 with Shrek, the Musical, a show based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks lm that brings the hilarious story of everyones favorite ogre to life on stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre not a handsome prince shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who wont shut up, a villain with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and more than a dozen other fairy tale mis ts, and you have the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, theres one on hand and his name is Shrek. The show features a score of 19 new songs, laughs, dancing and breathtaking scenery. At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, the acclaimed Three Mo Tenors will present a theatrically staged concert celebration of the AfricanAmerican tenor voice including opera, Broadway, jazz, blues, soul, spiritual, new school and gospel a performance spanning eight musical styles and 400 years of music. The Three Mo Tenors opened in New York City to critical and audience acclaim in August 2000 The group has appeared on NBCs Today Show, The White House, Kennedy Center, The Mark Twain Awards, NAACP Image Awards Show and recorded a CD and DVD for RCA. The concert was awarded its own TV special on PBS. In 2007, Three Mo Tenors completed a successful run at the Little Shubert Theatre in New York City, where it won the Audelco award. A Taste of Three Mo Tenors, a live CD recorded in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre, is available on CD Baby, Amazon. com and iTunes. The exciting Bow re ensemble will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Marina Civic Center. Bowre brings the total string experience and one of the most accomplished lineups of ddle and violin virtuosos ever assembled on one stage. The audience is taken on a musical journey including jazz, classical, bluegrass, Celtic, rock, gypsy and world music. Bow re is electrifying music, incredible step and tap dancing, and beautiful voices in a fast-paced show with rst class production values, according to show producers. This will be a return visit to the Marina Civic center where Bow re performed in 2004 as one of the PCMAs featured productions. The audience gave the performance rave notices and members have been asking for a return engagement ever since, said Dr. Carolyn Wilson, PCMA president. Verdis much-loved opera La Traviata, a perfect nale to PCMAs 71st season, will appear in a 4 p.m. CT matinee Feb. 24. This dazzling production with its beautiful, familiar music is the moving story of the consumptive, Parisian courtesan Violetta who sacri ces her chance at true love with Alfredo at his fathers behest. Verdis intense, emotional music puts La Traviata in the top ten of all-time opera favorites! The opera features a great soprano role by Violetta whose Act One aria Sempre libera is a show-stopper. The opera is laced with other hit tunes as well. All performances are at the Marina Civic Center. Season subscription and single ticket sale information is available at 236-1260. By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The Mexico Beach Civic Association will again this year be a part of the Ocean Conservancys movement for Trash Free Seas when the 27th annual International Coastal Cleanup takes place next weekend. The clean up at Mexico Beach will begin at 8:30 a.m. CT Sept. 15 at Sunset Park. The cleanup will continue until 10:30 a.m. This is a great family activity, said Jane Mathis of the Mexico Beach Civic Association. Meet some new people. Just show up; there is no need to register ahead of time. The Mexico Beach volunteers join hundreds of thousands across the globe who participate in this annual event. The International Coast Cleanup is the worlds largest volunteer effort to help protect our ocean, lakes and rivers. Volunteers spend a few hours removing trash and debris from beaches, lakes and rivers keeping track of every piece of trash they nd. Ocean Conservancy uses that information to produce an annual snapshot of the problem of marine debris. In the past 26 years, more than 9 million volunteers have removed 153 million pounds of trash from more than 312,000 miles of coastline and waterways in 153 countries and locations. Trash jeopardizes the health of our ocean, our economy and people, said David Pittenger, director of Ocean Conservancys Trash Free Seas program. There are sometimes uncontrollable events, like the Japan tsunami, that add to the problem of marine debris, thats why its important to tackle whats preventable. Last year, volunteers found enough food packaging to get takeout for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for the next 858 years. In Florida, 22,935 volunteers found more than 200,000 pounds of trash in 2011. In Mexico Beach, 42 volunteers found almost 1,000 pounds of trash on the 3.1 miles of beach. PHOTOS COURTESY OF JANE MATHIS See CLEANUP B5 See VOLUNTEER B5

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B2 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 Ms. Lynn Todd and Mr. Michael Todd would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cheyne Elizabeth Todd, to Bryan Robert Tune, son of Mr. And Mrs. Robert M. Tune of Williston, S.C. Cheyne is the granddaughter of Ms. Helen Quackenbush and the late Harold Quackenbush of Port St. Joe, and Mr. Red Todd and the late Rita Todd of Port St. Joe, and she is the great-granddaughter of Ms. Lucy Abbot of Port St. Joe. Bryan is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Augustine of Williston and Mr. John N. Tune and the late Lounette Tune of Williston. The wedding is planned for 4:30 p.m. ET Friday, Oct. 5, at St. James Episcopal Church in Port St. Joe. A reception will follow at the Centennial Building. All friends and family are invited. No local invitations will be sent. Following the wedding, and Bryans yearlong tour in South Korea, Cheyne and Bryan will be living in Sumter, S.C., where Bryan will be stationed at Shaw Air Force Base. OF THE WEEK PET St. Joseph Bay Humane Society Hi, my name is Luke and I am an English Foxhound/ American English Coonhound Mix. I love my human and canine friends and even tolerate my feline friends. Leash training is easy and I am learning my other commands as well. I will grow up to be big dog one day and want to do so in my new forever home. If you adopt me I promise to be on my best puppy behavior and love you furrrever. WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH SOME GENERAL MAINTANCE, CLEANING, PAINTING ECTVOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED FOR PET SOCIALIZATION AND FOSTER HOMES.SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED STUDENTS. Please do not hesitate to email townsend.hsdirector@gmail.com or adoptbaystjoe@gmail.com or call the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society at 850-227-1103 and ask for Melody or Debbie! Online applications are available at www.sjbhumanesociety.org. Adoption fees include our cost of spay/neuter and current vaccinations. We are now proud partners with www.petsforpatriots.org Our hours for the shelter are Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am-4 pm! Our shelter location is 1007 Tenth Street in Port St. Joe! IF YOU ARE MISSING A PET, PLEASE CHECK WITH US! Follow us on Facebook: St. Joseph Bay Humane Society $5.00 donation Hotdog Chips & Drink (Limit 2 dogs per donation) (850) 227-9393 Lois Byrd Gulf School Board District 4 To the 41% of the voters in District 4 Gulf County School Board. support. Appreciation goes to all who were there Lois Byrd Becky Hare Piano/Keyboard Instructor Piano Lessons Lessons in your home for you convenience!!! 850-899-1827 TANNING, WAXING, EAR PI E RCING, F E A T H E RS, FASHION EX TE NSIONS & U P DOS. Welcomes Lindsay S treet Walk-ins Welcome Society Star Staff Report There will be a regular general meeting of American Legion Post 116 at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 15. The meeting will be held at Emerson Cooling & Heating, located at 109 Trade Circle West in Port St. Joe. This will be a general business meeting and discussion of upcoming fund raising events. Food and Refreshments to follow. Eligibility for Membership and Bene ts can be found on the American Legion Website: www.legion.org. We invite all eligible veterans to join our organization. For God and Country. Star Staff Report The GFWC Wewahitchka Womans Club, Inc., will be holding an auction at 9 a.m. CT on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Lake Alice Park. Items are needed for this auction. If you have anything that you would like to donate to the auction, we will take almost anything, and will pick up the item(s). The Club is also selling tickets for Desserts for a Year. Tickets are $5 each and the winner will receive a homemade dessert made by members of the Club each month for a year. Drawing for the Desserts for a Year will be done during the upcoming auction. If you would like to donate any items or purchase tickets for the Desserts for a Year, please call either Patty Fisher at 639-9794 or Dianne Semmes at 639-5345/227-6425. All proceeds from these projects will go to scholarships for students at Wewahitchka High School, as well as various projects to help support our community. Mr. and Mrs. B. Phillip Earley and Mr. and Mrs. James L. Terry, request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their children, Leslie Anne Earley and Hampton Rush Terry on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. (EST) at First Baptist Church in Port St. Joe, Florida. All friends and family are invited to attend. No local invitations have been sent. A reception will be held following the ceremony at The George Core Park. Star Staff Report The Port St. Joe Garden Club is having a membership drive at its opening meeting at noon Sept. 13 with a potluck luncheon. If you are interested in becoming a Garden Club member, bring a potluck dish and a happy spirit to the historic Garden Center at 216 8th St. Learn about our club and get to know our members. Our program will be making pinecone hummingbirds to decorate your yard and home. Come and join the fun! Jimmy and Tessie Myrick of White City are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Danielle Myrick, to Alexander Lynch, son of Ben and Maria Foss of Defuniak Springs. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Port St. Joe High School and is employed at Capitol City Bank as head teller. She is the granddaughter of Frank Williams of Port St. Joe, Ann Williams of Altha and the late T.E. and Nell Vandedender of White City. Alex is a 2001 graduate of Port St. Joe High School and is employed at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park as a park ranger. He is the grandson of Ida Bertani of White City and Larry and Patsy Foss of Defuniak Springs. An outdoor wedding is planned for 4 p.m. ET on Oct. 20 under the oaks of the grounds of Gulf ARC on Industrial Road in Port St. Joe. No local invitations are being sent but all friends and relatives are invited to attend. Star Staff Report Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic will be closing its Port St. Joe satellite location on Sept. 20. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic will be available for your continued orthopedic care at its other locations. For appointments call 5263236 or 229-1177 If you would like copies of records you can contact the TOC of ce at 877-8174 or Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic, 3334 Capital Medical Blvd., Suite 400, Tallahassee, FL. 32308. Cheyne Elizabeth Todd, Bryan Robert Tune engaged Leslie Anne Earley, Hampton Rush Terry to wed GARDEN CLUB MEMBERSHIP DRIVE AMERICAN LEGION POST 116 REGULAR MEETING WEWAHITCHKA WOMANS CLUB AUCTION Danielle Myrick, Alexander Lynch ENGAGED TOC OFFICE IN PORT ST. JOE CLOSING

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The exam includes a prescription for eye glasses and tests for Glaucoma, Cataracts and other eye diseases FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT CALL: 850-763-6666 ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Citizens living in the Florida Panhandle, 59 years and older, not presently under our care. Coupon Expires: 9-30-12 FREE EYE EXAM CODE: PJ00 Darren Payne, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Lee Mullis, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Todd Robinson, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon School News Special to The Star Essex, NYCollege For Every Student (www.collegefes. org), a national nonpro t that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college, is honoring 20 schools in eight states as Schools of Distinction for their efforts in creating high levels of college awareness and aspirations among their students. Among those schools is Port St. Joe Elementary School. The CFES School of Distinction award recognizes schools that have exemplary programs incorporating the three CFES core practices: Leadership through Service, Mentoring, and Pathways to College. These schools not only provide intensive exposure to the three practices for targeted students, known as CFES Scholars, but create a college-going culture that promotes college readiness and success for their entire student body. Schools of Distinction offer school-wide activities that enable all students and their families to learn about the college application process, nancial aid, and strategies that foster college persistence. The 2011-2012 Schools of Distinction are: Bayard Middle School, Wilmington, DE Burton Elementary School, Erie, PA Cloonan Middle School, Stamford, CT Crown Point Central School, Crown Point, NY Delta High School, Delta, CO Delta Middle School, Delta, CO Delta Opportunity School, Delta, CO Diehl Elementary School, Erie, PA Dole Middle School, Honolulu, HI Elbert-Palmer Elementary School, Wilmington, DE Global Tech Prep Middle School, New York, NY Lincoln Elementary School, Erie, PA Northend Elementary School, New Britain, CT Peru High School, Peru, NY Plattsburgh High School, Plattsburgh, NY Port St. Joe Elementary School, Port St. Joe, FL Ticonderoga Middle School, Ticonderoga, NY Willsboro Central School, Willsboro, NY Woodrow Wilson Middle School, Erie, PA Withrow University High School, Cincinnati, OH Criteria Attaining School of Distinction recognition is a yearlong endeavor whereby each school that applies develops activities and creates a portfolio that demonstrates their success in moving all students toward college success. In the three years that the SOD program has existed, weve seen a steady increase in student attendance, grades, behavior, leadership, and ultimately application to college, says Steve Boyce, director of the School of Distinction program. Schools are using the program to get kids interested and excited about college while they learn how to be leaders committed to making their schools and communities better places. CFES is a nonpro t organization based in Essex, NY, that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college. Currently, CFES works with 200 schools in 24 states to help its 20,000 students move toward college success. Over the last six years, 96 percent of CFES high school seniors have gone on to college. (www.collegefes.org) Special to The Star Faith Christian School proudly welcomes Mrs. Sarah White to our teaching staff. Mrs. Sarah teaches the K3 class and is excited about what the students are learning. In her classroom, you will witness a peaceful, loving atmosphere where boys and girls are taught the Word of God, are motivated to learn, and are trained to make good choices. Mrs. Sarah attends Long Avenue Baptist Church where her husband, Matthew White is the Worship Pastor. Sarah and Matthew have two beautiful daughters, one of whom is a K4 student at FCS. Special to The Star As mandated by law, the Gulf School District is accountable for reporting changes to the Student Progression Plan, the Code of Conduct, retained by grade and FCAT assessment results. Changes can be mandated by law or recommended by schools, the student progression committee, or the district. Changes for 2012-2013 are minimal when compared to previous years. House Bill 7059 Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) provides options for the student in K-12 to progress more quickly by engaging in an academic curriculum which surpasses the curriculum for the students current grade. To participate a student must meet requirements in regard to GPA, attendance, state assessment scores, conduct, and teacher recommendation. The bill also provides seniors a seventh semester option to graduate prior to their class graduating, if they have completed all required courses and have 24 credits, passed state required assessments and have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA. This is different from the 18 credit routes which require the students to complete all required credits in 3 years. The committee removed the requirement for middle school students to pass reading, since the state only requires passing the four core courses in grades 6-8. It has been determined that students who pass the core courses are pro cient readers. Transfer students who have credit in Algebra I, Biology or Geometry will not take Floridas EOC, if they have achieved a passing score on a like assessment whether standardized nationally or within the state from which the student comes. Credit recovery courses may only be used for credit recovery, grade forgiveness or remediation for students needing to prepare for EOC assessment retake. These courses are not bound by Florida Statute requiring 135 hours. There were no changes to the Code of Conduct, but parents and students are encouraged to access it on the districts website and be very familiar with expectations for behavior that promotes a positive learning environment. FCAT reading data for grades 3-10 are reported county-wide by number and percent for Levels 1 and 2: Grade 3 Level 128 (22 percent), Level 2-61 (48 percent); Grade 4 Level 1-27 (19 percent), Level 260 (42 percent); Grade 5 Level 116 (11 percent), Level 254 (38 percent); Grade 6 Level 1 29 (19 percent), Level 2-34 (22 percent); Grade 7 Level 1 22 (15 percent), Level 2 (32 percent); Grade 8 Level 128 (18 percent), Level 260 (38 percent); Grade 9 Level 1 34 (22 percent), Level 2 56 (36 percent); Grade 10 Level 1 35 (28 percent), Level 274 (59 percent). Third grade Promotion for Good Cause: Alternate Assessment 3; Portfolio 4; ESE 7; Other1. For more information about your childs school, you may access the Florida Department of Education at www. doe. org (School Grade) or the districts webpage via www.gulf.k12. .us. Look under documents for the Student Progression Plan, Code of Conduct, the Title I Parent Involvement Plan, School Improvement Plans and other documents of interest. The School Public Accountability Report will be available on the districts webpage as well as at each school upon request. Star Staff Report The Port St. Joe High School Class of 1972 is planning a reunion for Oct. 6. Details are not nal, but the organizers want the word out and ask all classmates to put the date on their calendar. Any questions or suggestions should be directed to Wyvonne Pickett (rwpickett@gmail.com) or Steve Atchison (jsa123154@yahoo. com). They are open to suggestions and want to have a great 40 year get-together. For more information, please visit www.psj72.com. Star Staff Report With the Olympic Games winding down as school was winding up, faculty, parents and family members treated the trip back to the classroom as something of a Gulf County Olympic Games. Each class chose a country to study and represent at the Back to School Olympics on Aug. 17. Flags from all countries were carried by students around the Wewahitchka High School football eld. A funlled and educational afternoon was enjoyed by all. A special thanks from the school to parents and family members who volunteered and made the event a success. from Port St. Joe Elementary School DOLPHIN NEWS College For Every Student (CFES) Honors 20 schools nationwide The Lions Tale Gulf County school district news An Olympic start to the school year The Lions TALE PSJHS CLASS OF REUNION

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FAITH Page B4 www.starfl.com Jerry Arhelger, SOUTHERLAND FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 507 10th Street Port St. Joe (850) 229-8111 TO KNOW CHRIS T AND T O MAKE H I M K NOWN ST. JAME S E PI S COPAL C HURCH 800 22ND STREET, P ORT ST. JOE 8:00 and 11:00 a.m. (EST) Sunday School 9:45 www.stjamesepiscopalchurch.org Come worship with us! Rector Father Tommy Dwyer St. Peters Church, ACC (Traditional Services 1928 BCP) Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M. Community Healing Service 6:00 P.M. 4 th Thursday of Every Month The Rev. Dr. D. Pete Windham, Priest The Rev Lou Little, Deacon Services Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library Drive An Unchanging Faith In A Changing World Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M. The Rev. Lou Little, Priest Services Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library Drive An Unchanging Faith In A Changing World COMFORTER FUNERAL HOME W. P. Rocky Comforter L.F.D. (850) 227-1818 www.faithchristianpsj.net (850) 229-6707 9:45 10:30 10:45 6:00 Our Church can be your home First Church of the Nazarene 2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 (850) 229-9596 Give unto the Lord the glory due His name, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. Psalm 29:2 Sunday School ............................ 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ........... 11 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship .............. 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ....... 7 p.m. A Spirit Filled Outreach Oriented Word of Faith Church HOME OF T H E POWER H OUSE YOUT H M INISTRIES Pastors Andrew & Cathy R utherford W elcome you to worship with us: S unday 10:30am S unday N ight Prayer 6pm W ednesday 7pm www.familylifechurch.net 323 R eid Ave ~ Downtown Port S t. Joe, F L ~ 850-229-5433 TOUCHING LIVES WITH THE LOVE OF JESUS 6pm Deborah Tuttle Wednesday: Children: 6:15 p.m. ET Youth: 6:15 p.m. ET Choir: 7:00 p.m. ET First Baptist Church 102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE Buddy Caswell, Minister of Music & Education Bobby Alexander, Minister to Students New Service Schedule for First Baptist Church Sunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am Sunday School & Worship Service ................. 10:30 am Sunday Evening Adult Bible Study ................. 6:00 pm Wednesday Night Supper .......................... 5:30 pm Wednesday Night Adult Prayer Meeting ............. 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Children's Ministry activities ....... 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities ........... 6:30 pm www.fbcpsj.org Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities www.fbcpsj.org Jeff Pinder Pastor Sunday Sunday School ............. 9:00 am Worship Service ............ 10:30 am Youth Groups ............... 5:30 pm New Service Schedule for First Baptist Church Sunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am Wednesday Dinner.5:00 6:00 pm AWANA.6:00 7:30 pm Surrender Student Ministry6:15 7:30 pm Prayer/Bible Study.6:30 7:30 pm Read the Bible for Life Class6:15 7:30 pm Nursery..6:00 7:30 pm This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week. Thursday, September 6, 2012 1942-2012 On Aug. 22, 2012, David Moore ended his ght with mesothelioma surrounded by his loving family and the supportive staff of Covenant Hospice, BMC. He retired from Arizona Chemical in 2006 after 33 years. He described his time there as only a means to accomplish his true job, which was to raise his children. In 1992, he responded to Pastor Johnny Jenkins to help start New Life Christian Center, an interracial church. He served the church in the beginning as copastor, and became known as Dad to most of the congregation. He lovingly led by example, always giving wisdom, knowledge and support to all who asked. He in uenced the lives of his children, his family, friends and many others in the community. Dave loved his family and was a devoted husband and father. He was faithful, God-loving and a mighty man of valor. Although he is no longer physically with us, his legacy of love, compassion, and devotion to God and family will live the lives he has touched forever. Visitation was held at Oak Grove Church in Port St. Joe on Sunday, Aug. 26. Services followed. In lieu of owers, please make your donations to Covenant Hospice at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. David Moore Everett Bill McFarland was born April 7, 1931 in Blountstown to Pearl and Everett McFarland. He passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 in Panama City at the age of 81. Bill was retired from Vitro, a long-time resident of Port St Joe, member of Oak Grove Assembly of God, and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He is survived by his daughters, Cindy Tomlin (Jim) and Linda Pace (Johnny); eight grandchildren, Steven Odom, Jamie Tomlin, Jennifer Tomlin, Bryan Hobbs, B.J. Tomlin, Jessica Pace, John Pace, and Megan Pace; siblings, Mary Ann Hornsby, Madelyn Harlow, Lois Jean Rammacher, and Patrick McFarland; brother-in-law, Anthony Taranto (Toni); sistersin-law, Netta Hough and Dolores Roux (Louie); six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Taranto McFarland; son Tony McFarland; and daughter Suzanne McFarland. Funeral services were held on Aug. 30 at Oak Grove Assembly of God in Port St. Joe with burial in Holly Hill Cemetery. Viewing was held prior to the funeral. Kelley Funeral Home handling all arrangements. Bill McFarland To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Nadine Mann, affectionately known as Crazy Granny, passed from this life Aug. 25, 2012 in her home surrounded by family and friends. Nadine was born in Panama City on Feb. 25, 1946 to the late James Moseley and the late Willie McIntyre. Nadine will be sorely missed by all who knew her, for her grand sense of humor and love of life drew people to her. Nadine is survived by her son, Mark Ludlum and wife Kim; her daughter, Kim McDaniel; grandsons, Bryan McDaniel and Beau Ludlum; granddaughters, Hope Ludlum and Emily Ludlum; brother, Willard Moseley and wife Becky; a special niece, Candi Laird; and numerous beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, friend and her princess. A viewing was held from 10-11 a.m. CT Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Wewahitchka, with services immediately following at 11 a.m. The family requests in lieu owers donations be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, Post Of ce Box 1520, Lynn Haven, FL 32444. All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home, Wewahitchka Branch Chapel. Nadine Mann Marriage is about families and children, this with a mom and a dad. Homosexuals are ghting this in our courts, and I sure think this is sad. This nation was founded on the Bible and God. Those who go against Him will be sorry before they leave this earthly sod. If not before, then after death. Because hell awaits them after their last breath. Our president even said same-sex couples should be able to get married too. This made up my mind who to vote for, I hope it helps you. Alliance Defending Freedom is defending these court cases all over the nation. If Christians dont speak up and take a stand soon, there wont be much left of Gods creation. Billy Johnson Women Fashioned by God program A Women Fashioned by God program will be held at Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 8. During this program, local community women will be honored. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. For further information see Sister Freddie Davis, program coordinator. Homecoming at Highland View Baptist The Highland View Baptist Church will hold its 32nd annual Homecoming at 10:30 a.m. ET on Sept. 9. We will be celebrating 61 years of ministry and would like to extend an invitation to members, past members and anyone in our community to join us on this special day. Our former interim pastor, Bro. Howard Browning will be our guest speaker and we will have several music presentations. There will be a covered dish lunch in the Church Fellowship Hall following the service. The church is at 310 Ling Street in Highland View. Annual Womens Day at Philadelphia Primitive Annual Women Day will be celebrated at Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 16. Mother Patricia Mayes of Crawfordville will be the guest speaker. The members are excited about this great event and, an inspirational and motivational service is being planned. Drummond Family at New Harvest The Drummond Family will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. CT Sunday, Sept. 23 at New Harvest Fellowship Assembly of God Church, 1800 N. State Highway 71 in Wewahitchka. DAVID MOORE Obituaries Faith BRIEFS Where do you stand? William Hubert Bill Lindsey Sr., a retired Ai Force Master Sgt., was born at Sumatra at the home of his maternal grandparents on March 10, 1929, the son of Melvin and Ludy May Hill Lindsey. He died in Tallahassee Monday, Sept. 3, with his beloved wife of 60 years, Anne, by his side. After graduating from Carrabelle High School as salutatorian in 1947, Bill, also known locally as Hubert, enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, which later became the U.S. Air Force. His 27 years of active duty before retirement included a year of wartime service in Vietnam. Mr. Lindsey was a member of the Carrabelle United Methodist Church for many years and served as both nancial secretary and treasurer. At the time of his passing, he was a member of the Carrabelle Episcopal Church of the Ascension and served as an usher. In addition to his wife Anne, he is survived by their two children, Linda Key (and husband Bill) of OFallon, Ill., and William H. Lindsey Jr. (and wife Barbara) of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren, Charles and Virginia Key of Illinois and Michael, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn and Megan Lindsey of Texas; four great-grandchildren, Danny, Will and Malcom Key and Reid Stabiler; three brothers, Melvin Louis (wife Ida Belle) of Port St. Joe, Fred of Sumatra and John G. (wife Sandra) of Blountstown; six nieces and eight nephews. Services will be held at a later date. Kelley Funeral Home, of Apalachicola, will be handling all arrangements. William H. Lindsey Sr.

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Local The Star| B5 Thursday, September 6, 2012 Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN 227-7847 T ODAY! C A LL 227-7847 GET YOUR AD IN C A LL T ODAY! Dri Brite Brite Brite Brite Brite 850-229-9663 15 Years of Service! Steam Cleaning & Remediation 24 Hour Water Extraction 229-1324 PROFESSIONAL F LOOR CARE, I N C R esidential and Commercial Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning S erving the entire Gulf Coast area Ceramic Tile and Grout Cleaning R Vs Cars Trucks Vans 24 Hour E mergency Water E xtraction J.J.s Tree Service, LLC Stump Grinder Licensed & Insured Call John : (850) 899-8432 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING A public hearing will be held on the following proposed ordinance at 6:30 p.m. on September 24, 2012, in the City Hall, 109 South 2nd Street, Wewahitchka, FL., at which time the City Commission will consider its adoption into law. The ordinance in its entirety may be inspected hours. All interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with the respect to this proposed ordinance. ORDINANCE NO. 2012-1060L AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF CITY COMMISSIONERS AMENDING THE CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA CODE OF ORDINANCES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCE NO. 2007-1033L; TO ADOPT A NEW ORDINANCE NO. 2012-1060L; TO ADOPT FLOOD HAZARD MAPS, TO DESIGNATE A FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR, TO ADOPT PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT IN FLOOD HAZARD AREAS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO ADOPT LOCAL ADMINISTRATIVE AMENDMENTS AND LOCAL TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE PERTAINING TO THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES IN FLOOD HAZARD AREAS; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY; REPEALED; SEVERABILITY; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the above City Commission with respect to any matter considered at such hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. PUBLIC NOTICE A Public Hearing will be held at the Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on Monday, September 17 2012 at 8:45 a.m. EST, and at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EST. Both public hearings will be held in the BOCC Meeting Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. The public hearings will be to discuss and act on the following: 1. Variance Application Hinds & Ivey Parcel ID # 03798-660R & 03798-662RLocated in Section 31, Township 6 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida encroachment into road setback for elevated deck. 2. Development Policy, Ordinances, Comprehensive Plan and LDR Revisions Occupational License Comp Plan GOPs Construction without permit penalties and Additional development & planning issues 3. Public and Open Discussion The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters. Information prior to the meeting can be viewed at the Planning Department at 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Room 311. (2012.88) and help teach students real life skills. Junior Achievement teaches our children about running businesses, managing money and preparing to get a job. All of our classes are taught by volunteers from the community. Whether you are an employee, employer, retiree or stay-at-home parent, Junior Achievement values the life experiences you can share with the students while teaching the Junior Achievement ourses. All volunteers are provided course kits that have everything you need to teach a class, as well as training that will help you feel more comfortable in the classroom. All kits have hands-on activities that keep the students engaged and interested. A class lasts ve to seven weeks, depending on the age group, and meets once each week, during the school day, for an hour. The amount of commitment time is ve to seven hours to teach the class, two hours for training and your preparation time which varies from person to person. The classes are sponsored by individuals and businesses in the community, and by the Tapper Foundation and Port St. Joe Capacity Building Fund. There is no cost to the school or the volunteer. For information about volunteering for fall or spring classes, email Jackie Brooks at jabay@knology.net or call 624-0524. Covenant Hospice is in need of volunteers in Gulf County. Covenant Hospice provides a special kind of caring for persons with life-limiting illnesses, their families and loved ones. We offer many volunteer opportunities for all ages, to t into any schedule. Our volunteers are the heart of the Covenant Hospice team. They receive free specialized training to provide companionship and support to patients and families, or to assist with fundraising, administrative support and community outreach. If you, your church or organization would be interested in becoming a part of our Covenant Hospice team, call Shelley Frazier, Volunteer Services manager at 785-3040. We would be happy to bring the training to you. Abused and neglected children need a voice in court. There are several children without volunteer advocate representation in Gulf County. The 14th Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Program wants these children spoken for. Be a strong, dependable voice appointed by the court to support these children. Call 747-5180 for more information and an application. Volunteers are needed to assist greeting guests and doing of ce duties at the St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge of ce in Apalachicola. Introduce visitors to displays and information about St. Vincent Island. Call 653-8808 and ask for Charlotte if you can help on Mondays and/or Wednesdays. Able-bodied volunteers are needed to help with outdoor work on St. Vincent Island. You need to be able to tolerate heat and sweat, but the island and wildlife are amazing. Call Shelley at 527-8535 if you can help on the island. Ocean trash, according to a release from the Ocean Conservancy, is a multi-layered threat. It is a threat to economies, wildlife and wildlife habitat, and health and food safety. Every piece of trash that is picked up during the cleanup should be a challenge for change, Pittinger said. Trash simply shouldnt be in the ocean or on a beach. Questions we should think about for every item picked up: How did it get there? How can we prevent it from happening again? Whether it is by changing your habits to create less trash or pushing industries and governments to nd alternative uses, we can work together to nd a solution. The data collected during the International Cleanup also is used to provide a baseline for the kinds of debris washing ashore. It is an opportunity to gather data and a snapshot of what is found on beaches and coastlines, the release detailed. What you use, eat and drink in your everyday life could end up in the ocean, Pittinger said. Every year our Top 10 list includes items such as cigarettes, utensils and beverage containers trash that comes from our everyday lives and households. Items that are not only unnatural to the ocean but are dangerous to the wildlife that relies on the ecosystem. The ocean truly is the end of the line. For more information on the Mexico Beach cleanup or if you have questions, call Jane Mathis at 648-5900 or email janemathis@mchsi.com VOLUNTEER from page B1 CLEANUP from page B1 2011 INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP, BY THE NUMBERS: Volunteers found: Enough food packaging (940,277 pieces) to get takeout for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for the next 858 years. Enough light bulbs (24,384 bulbs) to replace every light on the Eiffel Tower. Enough beverage cans and glass beverage containers that, if recycled, would net $45,489.15. In the past 26 years of cleanups, volunteers found: 55 million cigarettes butts, which if stacked vertically, would be as tall as 3,613 Empire State Buildings. Enough appliances (125,156) to ll 37,434 single-axle dump trucks. Enough cups, plates, forks, knives and spoons to host a picnic for 2.15 million people.

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B6| The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS 89289S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 2009-CA-000242 Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for WaMu Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2006-AR5 Trust Plaintiff, vs. Jeanne Penland and Martha Hale; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 13, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000242 of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for WaMu Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2006 AR5 Trust, Plaintiff and Jeanne Penland and Martha Hale are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DESK OF THE GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 1000 5TH STREET, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. E.T. on the 15th day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 26,27 AND THE WEST HALF OF 28, BLOCK 6 OF CORRECTIVE REPLAT OF SAN BLAS SHORES SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 50, OF THE 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 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 at (850) 747-5338, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, call 711. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Circuit Court Gulf County, Floirda BA Baxter Deputy Clerk of Court Attorney for Plaintiff: Shapiro, Fishman & Gache’, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 (813) 880-8800 August 30, September 6, 2012 89207S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1451 Application No. 2012-39 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06248-685R Description of Property: Lot 37, of SHALLOW REED PHASE TWO, ACCORDING TO THE Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 21-24, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: C. Calvin Warriner and Rebecca Warriner All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate 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 26th day of September, 2012. Dated this 21st day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk July 26, August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2012 89269S PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS BID NO. 1112-25 The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will receive bids from any person, company or corporation interested in providing the following construction work at the Gulf County Beaches Fire Station: Replace existing 16’W X 42’L metal roof and repairs to roof eve. Must meet 140 mph wind loading. Stucco outside walls with matching finish that measures about 64’ L X 8’H A pre-bid conference will be held at the Fire Station at 10:00 am, E.T., on Monday, September 10, 2012 at the Gulf County Beaches Fire Station located at 7912 Alabama Avenue at St. Joe Beach. Questions should be directed to David Richardson at (850) 227-9562. Please indicate on the envelope YOUR COMPANY NAME, that this is a SEALD BID and include the BID NUMBER and what the bid is for. Bids will be received until Friday, September 28, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., E.T. at the Office of the Clerk of Court, 100 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. Bids will be opened at this location on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. E.T. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSINERS /S/ William C. Williams III, Chairman Attest: Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk August 30, September 6, 2012 89299S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 11-0377CA TRUSTMARK NATIONAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. DENNIS H. DAILEY a/k/a DENNIS DAILEY a/k/a DENNIS L DAILEY a/k/a DENNIS BAILEY a/k/a DENNIS DAYLY, JANICE L. DAILEY a/k/a JANICE H DAILEY a/k/a JANICE DAILEY, and SEAGRASS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, pursuant to the Order Approving Joint Stipulation and Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in this cause, will sell at 11:00 a.m. EST., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 on the 25th day of September, 2012, the following described parcel of real property, to-wit: That certain real property lying and being in Gulf County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Lot 13, Block B of Seagrass Subdivision, according to the plat recorded in the public records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 5, page 1. The real property or its address is commonly known as 204 Seagrass Circle, 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 LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THE SALE. In accordance with F.S. 45.031(3), the successful high bidder, if other than the Plaintiff, shall post with the Clerk a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the final bid or $1,000.00, whichever is less. The balance shall be paid to the Clerk within twenty-four hours of the sale; otherwise the Clerk shall re-advertise the sale and pay all costs of the sale from the deposit. Any remaining funds shall be applied toward the judgment. THIS NOTICE dated this 21st day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of Court Gulf County, Florida By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 2012 89315S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 11-386-CA REGIONS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. PATRICIA S. ANSLEY, et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on July 23, 2012, in Case No. 11-386-CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit for Gulf County, Florida, in which Regions Bank, is Plaintiff, and Patricia S. Ansley is the Defen-dant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456 in the lobby, at 11:00 AM, ET or as soon thereafter as the sale may proceed, on the 20th day of September, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: EXHIBIT “A” Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 1592.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E, said point being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said right-of-way line and curve having a radius of 22868.30 feet, through a central angle of 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said rightof-way line, 327.03 feet to an iron rod for a POINT OF BEGINNING, thence from said Point of Beginning run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 458.74 feet to an iron rod, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East 98.99 feet, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 458.74 feet to an iron rod on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of said County Road 30-E. thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, along said right-of-way line, 98.99 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with a nonexclusive access and utility easement over the following demised property: A 30 and 40 foot strip of land lying over and across the following described parcel: Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 1592.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E said point being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said right-of-way line and curve having a radius 22868.30 feet, through a central angle 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said right-of-way line, 327.02 feet to an iron rod, thence run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 498.74 feet to an iron rod, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East 88.99 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence continue on said bearing 183.97 feet to an iron rod, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 498.74 feet to an iron rod on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of said County Road 30-E, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, along said right-of-way line 30.00 feet to an iron rod, thence North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 123.97 feet, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 458.74 feet on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of said County Road 30-E, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, along said right-of-way line, 30.00 feet, thence North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 498.74 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. AND together with right of Grantee and guest, in common with other property owners and their guests of access to and use of the dock located at the waterward terminus of the following-described access easement to said dock: Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 15922.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E, said point being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said rightof-way line and curve having a radius of 22868.30 feet, through a central angle of 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said rightof-way line, 327.02 feet to an iron rod, thence North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 498.74 feet to an iron rod, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East 195.98 feet to an iron rod for a POINT OF BEGINNING, thence from said Point of Beginning run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 336.74 feet to an iron rod on the approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay, thence South 31 degrees 35 minutes 57 seconds East, along said approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay, 0.41 feet to an iron rod, thence South 25 degrees 07 minutes 13 seconds East, along said approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay, 11.6 feet to an iron rod, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 337.14 feet to an iron rod, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West 12.0 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS and EXCEPT that portion as described in Warranty Deed from Patricia S. Ansley to a J.V. Shiver as recorded in Official Records Book 471, page 412, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 1592.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E, said point of being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said right-of-way line and curve having a radius of 22868.30 feet. Through a central angle of 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said right-of-way line, 327.02 feet to an iron rod, thence departing said right-of-way line, run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 240.74 feet for the Point of Beginning, from said Point of Beginning, continue North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East, 238.00 feet, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, 98.99 feet, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West, 238.00 feet, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, 98.99 feet to the Point of Beginning. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on the same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. Dated this 21st day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Circuit Court By: BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 2012 89323S PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS RFP 2012-11 **Re-Advertisement** Sealed bids for City of Port St. Joe for replacement of a Diesel Engine at the Chipola Pump Station will be received at City Hall, 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 up until 4:00 PM EST, Monday September 17, 2012. Bids will be publicly opened and acknowledged, Monday September 17, 2012, at 4:05 PM EST, in the City Commission Chambers. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope, plainly marked with bidder’s name, address, date and time of opening, and bid number for “Replacement of #1 Pump Diesel Engine at the Chipola Pump Station”. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Provide and install, diesel engine (per codes/regulations) and final drive (gear reduction unit) equal in final (pump) power and speed to replace existing Caterpillar D13000 engine and gear reducer. Engine equipped with at least standard controls and at least one dry contact for engine trouble monitoring. Alignment will be documented through all components including coupling to #1 pump. Max pump speed under load will be verified at 460 RPM. Provide basic training for operation. All components will be new (exception; pump coupling may be used), and listed separately or within an owner’s manual (two copies). Provide acceptable plan for engine exhaust connection to existing through wall piping. Provide estimated start and completion dates. For questions concerning this project, please contact Bob Lyles at 850-229-6390 or Cell (850) 527-4688. The City of Port St. Joe reserves the right to accept or reject any and all Statements of Bids in whole or in part, to waive informalities in the process, to obtain new Statements of Bids, or to postpone the opening pursuant to the City’s purchasing policies. Each Statement of Bid shall be valid to the City of Port St. Joe for a period of sixty (60) days after the opening. The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal Opportunity Employer August 30, September, 6, 2012 89341S PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS RFP 2012-10 **Re-Advertisement** Sealed bids for the City of Port St. Joe for replacement of the Police Station roof will be received at City Hall, 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 up until 4:00 PM EST, Monday, September 17, 2012. Bids will be publicly opened and acknowledged, Monday, September 17, 2012, at 4:05 PM EST, in the City Commission Chambers. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope, plainly marked with bidder’s name, address, date and time of opening, and bid number for “City of Port St. Joe Police Station Roof Replacement”. Any bidder who submitted a bid in the initial advertisement must re-submit a new bid proposal. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Work consists of removing all existing roofing above the Police Station. Installation of one UL 30LB base, one mopped glass base and one granulated single ply. Area of wall above the roof line will also be hydro stopped with a sealant. The work to be performed should also be warranted for a period of five years. For questions concerning this project, please contact Charlotte Pierce at (850) 229-8261. The City of Port St. Joe reserves the right to accept or reject any and all Statements of Bids in whole or in part, to waive informalities in the process, to obtain new Statements of Bids, or to postpone the opening pursuant to the City’s purchasing policies. Each Statement of Bid shall be valid to the City of Port St. Joe for a period of sixty (60) days after the opening. The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal Opportunity Employer August 30, September 6, 2012 89337S PUBLIC NOTICE GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING DATES POLICY The Gulf County Board of County Commission on August 21st, 2012 amended its monthly meeting date policy as follows: Beginning on the September 11, 2012 and thereafter until further notice or amendment, the Board of County Commission regular meetings for the second and fourth Tuesday of each month held at the at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida shall commence at 9 a.m. EST under the authority and direction of the Board of County Commission. The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on the County agenda matters or those recognized during public comment. Information and agenda for regular meetings can be viewed prior to the meetings at the Gulf County Clerk’s Office. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: WILLIAM C. WILLIAMS III, CHAIRMAN August 30, September 6, 2012 89347S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1545 Application No. 2012-40 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06269-900R Description of Property: Lot 13, Block D, Seagrass Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 5, Page 1. Name in which assessed: Payman Pouladdej All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate 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 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89343S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 12-37PR IN RE: ESTATE OF DEBRA DEBBIE WEST, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of DEBRA DEBBIE WEST, deceased, File Number 12-37PR, is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this Notice has been served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 30, 2012 Personal Representative: ADRIAN LAYTH WEST 920 West Rutherford St Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Attorneys for Personal Representative: JELKS & WHITE, P.A. C. JASON WHITE, ESQ. FL Bar No. 0357080 516 McKenzie Avenue Panama City, FL 32401 850/784-0809 850/784-0806 (fax) August 30, September 6, 2012 89355S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000050 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA) f/k/a RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. KATHRYN SHEFFIELD, ALLEN SHEFFIELD; INDIAN SUMMER HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 23-2009-CA-000050 of the Circuit Court in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA, is the Plaintiff, and KATHRYN SHEFFIELD and ALLEN SHEFFIELD are Defendants, that the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder on the 20th day of September, 2012, for cash at 11:00 a.m. ET in the Courthouse Lobby of Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in Paragraph 6, on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to wit: Lot 24, Phase II, Cottages at Indian Summer, as Plat Recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 44 and 45, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. (133 Cottage Lane, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 “the Property”) 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. DATED at Gulf County, Florida on the 24th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS As Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012 89349S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Wells Fargo Bank OBO Tax Liens the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 483 Application No. 2012-42 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01888-185R Description of Property: COMMENCE at a 4” square concrete monument marking the Southwest Corner of Oak Gardens, Unit II, according to the official map or plat there of recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 20, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West along the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11, 10.00 feet, for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence South 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds West, 64.00 feet, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West, 105.00 feet, thence North 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds East, 64.00 feet to the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11; thence South 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds East along said West boundary line, 105.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said parcel having an area of 0.15 acre, more or less. Name in which assessed: Taunton Development Inc. All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate 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 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89401S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000612 89363S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-000123-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Default Final Judgment of foreclosure dated August 21st, 2012, entered in Case No. 2012 000123 CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein CAPITAL CITY BANK is the Plaintiff, and STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell separately each of the parcels of property listed below to the highest and best bidder for cash in the first floor lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: Property 1 Lot 30, Southgate Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 17, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. and, Property 2 Lot 2, Cozy Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 62, of the 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on August 24, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Gulf County Clerk of Court BA Baxter By: Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012

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Benny Lister as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456, at 11:00 AM ET on the 20th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 171, WETAPPO SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGES 36-42 IN THE 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. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris As Clerk of the Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, FL 32402 Phone: (850) 747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717 Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.flcourts.org Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-918 September 6, 13, 2012 89441S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on the 20th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, in the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil Costin Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Gulf County and Bay County, Florida: Real Property See Exhibit A (Gulf County, Florida) and Exhibit B (Bay County, Florida). EXHIBIT A In Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 1 That portion of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South and West of the Florida Power Company Right-of-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 2 That portion of Section 15, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 3 That portion of Section 16, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 4 All of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 5 All of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that portion of the West Three-Quarters lying North of Horseshoe Creek. PARCEL 6 All of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence South 738.04 feet along the West line of said Section 19 to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South along said West line 4541.96 feet to the Southwest Corner of Section 19; thence N3724’16” E, 3467.13 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence N5129’18”W, 2223.00 feet along said centerline to the beginning of a curve; thence Northwesterly along curve along said centerline concave to the North with a radius of 731.64 feet, through a central angle of 3732’20”, an arc distance of 479.36 feet; thence N8111’19”W, 101.20 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL 7 All of Section 20, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 8 That portion of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 9 That portion of Section 28, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140, LESS all that portion of Southwest Quarter lying South of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 10 Fractional Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter, LESS that portion of the Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South of the existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 11 North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 12 West Half of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 13 South Half of South Half of Northwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 14 Fractional-All that portion of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 15 Fractional-All that portion of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 16 Fractional Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, LESS South Half of South Half of Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter. PARCEL 17 Northeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 18 Southwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter, of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 19 Northeast Quarter and Fractional East Half of Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; LESS AND EXCEPT West Half of the Northeast Quarter lying West and South of Intracoastal Canal. PARCEL 20 All that part of Northeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of Watappo Creek. In Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 21 All of Section 5, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that land lying North of that stream referred to as “Little Creek” and EXCEPT that land that lies East of the Northwest-Southeast road in the South Half of the Southeast Quarter. PARCEL 22 All of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County. Florida, EXCEPT. that land lying North of “Little Creek” and EXCEPT that land lying South of County Road 386. PARCEL 23 All that part of Section 8, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County., Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs, EXCEPT that land lying North of “Little Creek.” PARCEL 24 A triangular parcel being 450 feet, more or less, on West boundary of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; 250 feet, more or less, on State Road 386 and 400 feet, more or less, on a private unpaved road that intersects State Road 386. PARCEL 25 All that part of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs. PARCEL 26 All that part of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, LESS AND EXCEPT that portion conveyed to St. Joseph Telephone and Telegraph Company in ORB 18, Page 235. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N0112’42”W, 16.47 feet along the East line of Section 7 to the intersection with Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence S6015’18”W, 3173.68 feet along said Northerly right of way line to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S6015’18”W, 68.59 feet along said right of way line; thence N3427’07”W, 533.35 feet; thence S7356’19”W, 69.93 feet; thence N1427’03”W, 162.41 feet; thence N8419’20”W, 195.71 feet; thence N2703’48”W, 269.12 feet, thence N0459’21”W, 257.91 feet; thence S8035’11”W, 218.60 feet; thence N0050’32”W, 963.88 feet; thence S8731’30”E, 551.05 feet; thence S0001’11”E, 452.83 feet; thence S8403’13”E, 178.86 feet; thence S0954’40”W, 214.79 feet; thence S3212’50”W, 141.99 feet; thence S1957’00”E, 1234.90 feet to the Point of Beginning. GRANTORS HEREIN RESERVE THE RIGHT OF INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER, UPON AND ACROSS THE UNPAVED ROAD NORTHERLY THROUGH THE ABOVE EXCEPTION FOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE ADJOINING OWNERS. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N0112’42”W, 16.47 feet along the East line of said Section 7 to the Intersection with the Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence N6015’18”E, 5299.22 feet along said Northerly right of way line, to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N6015’18”E, 100.00 feet along said right of way line; thence N4152’37”W, 280.41 feet; thence N2304’19”W, 153.36 feet; thence S6752’32”W, 228.80 feet; thence S2614’02”E, 159.72 feet; thence N7009’10”E, 134.24 feet; thence S3908’54”E, 278.06 feet to the Point of Beginning. Less and Except: Parcel 1: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch Saint Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence S 0116’56” W, 5280.00 feet along the West line of said Section 19; thence N 3841’12” E, 2367.13 feet; thence run S 3526’19” E, 68.62 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence run N 3841’12” E, 1117.49 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence S 5012’22” E, 2101.62 feet; thence S 3813’05” W, 872.13 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence N 7001’21” W, 200.86 feet; thence S 6913’40” W, 25.79 feet; thence N 8536’01” W, 61.40 feet; thence N 3508’27” W, 25.49 feet; thence N 4615’06” W, 108.23 feet; thence N 5555’19” W, 61.68 feet; thence N 4525’39” W, 47.67 feet; thence N 6657’33” W, 159.83 feet; thence S 8336’46” W, 59.84 feet; thence N 8553’27” W, 30.66 feet; thence S 7127’12” W, 101.70 feet; thence S 6224’15” W, 51.96 feet; thence S 5011’54” W, 77.49 feet thence S 6542’47”W, 63.53 feet; thence S 4432’58” W, 91.04 feet; thence N 3526’19” W, 1312.16 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 56.874 acres more or less. Parcel 2: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 19, ‘Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence run S 0116’56” W along the West line of said Section 19, a distance of 5280.00 feet; thence run N 3841’ 11” E, a distance of 607.76 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 3841’12” E, a distance of 2859.37 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence run S 5012’22” E along said centerline, a distance of 66.01 feet; thence departing said centerline run S 3841’12” W, 1117.49 feet; thence run S 3526’19” E, 1312.16 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence run S 4432’58” W, 91.04 feet; thence run S 2757’27” W, 54.17 feet; thence run S 5323’49” W, 235.19 feet; thence run S 4943’46” W, 66.85 feet; thence run S 6232’51” W, 54.79 feet; thence run S 5405’57” W, 109.12 feet; thence run S 6400’14” W, 84.81 feet; thence run S 5710’17” W, 308.48 feet; thence run S 7308’50” W, 45.36 feet; thence run S 6157’25” W, 50.38 feet; thence run N 6633’09” W, 51.13 feet; thence run N 8738’00” W, 104.16 feet; thence run S 7854’30” W, 101.36 feet; thence run S 8323’56” W, 224.15 feet; thence run N 7228’24” W, 49.46 feet; thence run N 4141’08” W, 63.06 feet; thence run N 1831’22” W, 134.59 feet; thence run N 3123’44” W, 56.93 feet; thence run N 4518’38” W, 360.20 feet; thence run S 1918’15” W, 47.10 feet; thence run S 6142’18” W, 34.42 feet; thence run S 1339’47” W, 45.06 feet; thence run S 2941’54” W, 41.51 feet; thence run N 4155’55” W, 64.56 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 41.461 acres more or less. EXHIBIT B (Bay County Property) Beginning at a St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northeast Comer of Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West; thence South 0042’49” East along the East boundary line of said Section 24 for 1725.85 feet; thence South 0424’24” East for 12.52 feet to a point on the approximate mean high water line of East Bay; thence meander along said approximate mean high water line the following bearings and distances: North 8332’59” West, 192.47 feet; North 0749’38” West, 70.97 feet; North 0204’40” East, 79.50 feet North 1214’05” West, 113.21 feet; North 2510’17” West, 131.82 feet; North 4533’53” West, 134.49 feet; North 7950’26” West, 249.34 feet; South 8134’03” West 82.52 feet; North 2054’51” West, 34.97 feet; North 0849’36” East, 89.24 feet; North 0316’57” West, 206.39 feet; North 2504’48” West, 140.27 feet; North 3917’15” West, 119.95 feet; North 5541’08” West, 180.27 feet; North 4104’12” West, 72.80 feet; North 3300’29” West, 56.90 feet; North 5612’49” West, 64.34 feet; North 3610’58” West, 55.31 feet North 3202’27” West, 144.23 feet; North 2151’4” West, 71.11 feet; North 4411’10” West, 176.41 feet North 2741’ 01” West, 45.75 feet to a St. Joe Paper Company Concrete monument; thence leaving said approximate mean high water line run North 8900’09” East along the North boundary line of said Section 24 for 1386.03 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said parcel of land lying and being in Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West, and having an area of 29.173 acres, more or less. Personal Property (b) All buildings, structures and improvements of every nature whatsoever now or hereafter situated on the Land and all other furnishings, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, appliances, vehicles and personal property of every kind and nature whatsoever now or hereafter owned by Mortgagor and located in, on or about, or used or intended to be used with or in connection with the use, operation or enjoyment of the Property, including all extensions, additions, improvements, betterments, renewals and replacements, substitutions, or proceeds from a permitted sale of any of the foregoing, and all building materials and supplies of every kind now or hereafter placed or located on the Land (collectively the “Improvements”), all of which are hereby declared and shall be deemed to be fixtures and accessions to the Land and a part of the Property as between the parties hereto and all persons claiming by, through or under them, and which shall be deemed to be a portion of the security for the indebtedness herein described and to be secured by this Mortgage; (c) All easements, rights-of-way, strips and gores of land, vaults, streets, ways, alleys, passages, sewer rights, waters, water courses, water rights and powers, minerals, flowers, shrubs, crops, trees, timber and other emblements now or hereafter located on the Land or under or above the same or any part or parcel thereof, and all ground leases, estates, rights, titles, interests, privileges, liberties, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances, reversions, and remainders whatsoever, in any way belonging, relating or appertaining to the Property or any part thereof, or which hereafter shall in any way belong, relate or be appurtenant thereto, whether now owned or hereafter acquired by Mortgagor; and (d) All rents, issues, profits, revenues and proceeds from any sale or other disposition of the Property, or any part thereof, from time to time accruing (including without limitation all payments under leases, ground leases or tenancies, proceeds of insurance, condemnation payments, tenant security deposits and escrow funds), and all of the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever at law, as well as in equity, of Mortgagor of, in and to the same. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure and the order resetting foreclosure sale entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: ALABAMA AG CREDIT, FLCA, a part of the Farm Credit system and a federally chartered instrumentality of the United States of America, formerly known as FEDERAL LAND BANK ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH ALABAMA, FLCA, Plaintiff, vs. SOUTHERN FOREST LAND, INC., an Alabama corporation, GRABLE L. 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B8| The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today By LARRY BUHLMonster Contributing Writer If you spend a lot of time at a desk, personalizing the space makes sense „ whether its a private corner office or a shared cubicle. But just as your clothes and body language make an impression on others, your workspace gives co-workers and clients a distinct impression about you. Plants, books, artwork „ even your name plaque „ transmit clues about your efficiency, sociability and competence, experts say. Everything in your office sends a message, whether you want it to or not,Ž said Lisa Marie Luccioni, an adjunct professor of communication at the University of Cincinnati. So what might they be thinking when they see your space?You would rather be fishing (or skiing or skydiving or ... )Evidence: Pictures and artifacts from your hobby on every surface. Theres a delicate balance between sharing your interests and giving the impression that you are daydreaming all day about jumping out of planes or skiing, according to Barbara Pachter, business etiquette expert and the author of New Rules at Work.Ž Pictures of your hobby are good conversation starters, but if you have too many of them, it makes people wonder whether youre really daydreaming about fly-fishing,Ž she says.They can hang aroundEvidence: A full candy dish, aspirin in the drawer, well-tended plants, pictures of children and babies. Things like an open door, candy, a comfortable guest chair and photos of people „ but not pictures of objects „ signal an extroverted workspace that people will feel free to linger in,Ž said Sam Gosling, a professor of psychology at the University of Texas and author of Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You.ŽThey shouldnt hang around Evidence: Flimsy guest chair, guest chair covered in files or no guest chair. Your desk faces away from guests. Minimal or no decoration. Even if your office has photos or artwork, but theyre images of things and not people, (people) can make an assumption youre more introverted and might not want them to linger,Ž Gosling says.You demand respect Evidence: Multiple degrees on the wall, awards on the shelf, pictures of you and important people, magazines featuring articles about you. The plaque on your desk says your full name and title and lists your advanced degrees. Name plaques form a strong impression,Ž Luccioni says. If it says just your first name, people assume youre friendly and approachable. If it has a formal title, they think you want to be respected for your rank.Ž They should avoid doing business with youEvidence: Messy piles of papers on every surface. Half-eaten donuts atop teetering stacks of binders. Carpet stains. Experts agree a messy office can seriously damage your reputation as a conscientious person. Its hard to function in a messy office, and people assume your office chaos will spill over to their project and their files will be lost in your mess,Ž Pachter says.You dont take the whole work thing too seriouslyEvidence: Humorous posters, ironic bumper stickers, whimsical images and toys.Conscious decoratingExperts have several suggestions for making sure your workspace matches the image you want to project. Err on the conservative side: If clients visit you or if you are in a high-traffic area, you want to make sure people dont stop in their tracks to gawk at your collection of teddy bears or tiki torches. Be careful with controversial items: Consider the cost-reward ratio of putting up something like a political campaign poster,Ž Luccioni says. You might find kindred spirits, or you might offend people and get a first meeting off to a bad start.Ž All experts say anything potentially racist, sexist, homophobic or otherwise disparaging of a group is a no-no. Follow industry norms: Some industries demand a strict image of seriousness, while others are more laid-back. A poster with a funny or counterculture slogan is more appropriate in the office of an advertising copywriter than the office a defense attorney. Consider the physical arrangement: A desk can act as a barrier and give formality, which is good for reviews but can be intimidating,Ž Luccioni says. She adds that a small circular table allows everyone to meet on an equal basis. A power difference, if you want that, can be achieved by giving guests smaller, flimsier chairs. 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During a special meeting Aug. 21 which resulted in it being the final meeting of the month because Hurricane Isaac forced cancellation of the final regular bi-monthly meeting commissioners, by a 3-2 vote, approved moving all future regular meetings to 9 a.m. ET. All regular meetings are currently held at 6 p.m. ET. The new 9 a.m. time will begin with the BOCCs next meeting Sept. 11. The recommendation came from county administrator Don Butler, who noted that the Commission was already facing some tough budgetary decisions in the coming weeks and months and that any ability to save money should be considered. He said that holding regular meetings in the evening created additional costs in the form of overtime for some employees as well as utilities and suggested the BOCC could save money by moving the meetings to the daytime. He added that the BOCCs in Bay and Franklin counties each hold their meetings in the morning. Commission Chair Bill Williams said the only negatives he saw were that public budget hearings there will be two this month must be held after 5 p.m. ET by law and that while BOCC meetings are televised on the local cable access channels and are live-streamed on the county website, constituents may not be in favor. They work too, Williams said. They may see this as impairing their ability to come to the podium and speak. Williams, with Commissioner Tan Smiley in general agreement, suggested that the BOCC move one meeting, a business meeting addressing dayto-day operational issues, to the morning while leaving the second meeting of the month in the evening. But Commissioners Carmen McLemore, Ward McDaniel and Warren Yeager voted in favor of moving both meetings each month to 9 a.m., with Smiley and Williams dissenting.Wewahitchka CourthouseCommissioners also discussed ongoing leaking problems at the old county courthouse in Wewahitchka. Leaking in the 90-yearold building has persisted for years and mold is increasingly an issue. Butler suggested that commissioners move immediately to relocate the County Extension Service, the office in which the leaking and mold is particularly bad, to the old health department building across the street in Wewahitchka. Mold is an issue, County Extension director Roy Lee Carter said. Its getting worse all the time. You can see mold on all the walls. Thats a health issue. McLemore emphasized that the satellite offices of the Gulf County Tax Collector and Clerk of Courts is also housed in the courthouse and that those offices, well-used on the north end of the county, needed to me maintained. Butler said the county would pursue a historic designation for the old courthouse, which would aid in securing grant funds for badly needed repairs, but needed to assess what steps to take to protect the public and county workers in the courthouse. We have to look at this first from a public safety BOCC decides on new meeting timeBy VALERIE GARMAN747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com MEXICO BEACH Nearly one year after awarding a design-build contract to Cathey Construction for a new city hall building, the Mexico Beach City Council is still battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. The city purchased the historic Parker House at 2502 Hwy. 98 for use as a new city hall building not long before the building caught fire in July of 2011. The electrical fire destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600 square foot Parker House and the building is now in need of complete reconstruction. The council discussed the project at a meeting Aug. 28 as residents lashed out concerns surrounding the bidding process, changes in project plans and the construction company the council contracted with. The council planned to revisit the subject at a special meeting last Thursday but instead cancelled the meeting with no plans to reschedule. I guess at this point there has been some concern from the residents, said City Manager Chris Hubbard There are a number of things that have been brought up. Hubbard said the controversy has left the city seeking legal opinion from the State Attorney Generals Office. Some people feel like the project needs to be rebid out, Hubbard said. This was all done a year ago and at the time they picked Cathey Construction. The council voted 4-0 last September to hire Cathey Construction and Development, owned by Mayor Al Catheys son, Brian Cathey. The mayor was not present for the vote. The city received seven inquiries after submitting a request for qualifications (RFQ) about the Parker House job, but only Cathey Construction and Southern Cat Construction submitted presentations to the council. The RFQ process does not require companies to submit a price, but rather ranks contractors solely on qualification. Cathey Construction was by far the most prepared and most qualified, said Hubbard, who noted he did not make a recommendation to the council regarding the decision. Some citizens are concerned because the project has changed; they believe we should go out for bids again. The project plan has changed from a By TIM CROFT and VALERIE GARMAN 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The sand has been running out for the Cape San Blas Lighthouse for months, even years. After Hurricane Isaac brought high waves and resulting erosion to the area around the lighthouse, the question to ask is whether the sand has nally run out. While Isaac, a hurricane upon landfall, had only minimal impact on Gulf County, the storms expansive range of wind and wave action took its toll on an already eroding site that houses the Cape San Blas Lighthouse and two keepers quarters. Where there was still an entrance road remaining, thanks to Isaac it is now gone, replaced by the winding shapes of eroding coastline that has now reached the fenced grounds of the lighthouse and keepers quarters. The situation has closed the lighthouse and gift shop to visitors, with a Dead End sign now af xed to the fenced entrance to the grounds. The washing away of the entrance road is critical, because that was the lone artery for motorized vehicles into the grounds and the likely exit for the lighthouse should an effort to save the structure prove successful. But is there time? With only a roads width separating the lighthouse and the Gulf, time may be running out. Port St. Joe Mayor Mel Magidson said the lighthouse is now at a critical point. Its just unavoidable erosion when you have this type of storm, said Magidson, who has been a leader in the ght to save the Cape San Blas Lighthouse, with the hopes of acquiring the structure from Eglin Air Force Base and relocating it to city property. One more storm and were talking catastrophe. Magidson said this trial has left the city struggling to deal with various City hall project sparks tension in Mexico BeachSee MEXICO BEACH A3By VALERIE GARMAN747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com While the Gulf County Tourism Development Councils June bed tax collections skyrocketed 23 percent over June 2011, July failed to eclipse the record month the TDC reported last year. Director Jennifer Jenkins reported at a TDC meeting Tuesday that bed tax collections for July fell 0.46 percent over the previous July, a comparative loss the TDC hasnt seen since December when bed tax collections fell 7 percent from December 2010. Jenkins compared Gulf County with Walton County, which posted a 5 percent increase, a number that didnt come close to the 53 percent increase the Walton County TDC saw last July. July 2011 also produced a banner month for the Gulf County TDC, with bed tax collections increasing 11 percent. Im still looking at April, May and June, which were all very good, Jenkins said. We didnt do a lot of marketing in April, May and June and we know we were soft in that. April collections were up 6 percent and May collections were up 21 percent. Some board members said the negative July number could be attributed to less vacation rentals available in the area. Our inventory is less because some of the houses are selling and not renting, said board member Alyson Gerlach. We had less to ll up in July. Board Member Ronald Pickett of Cape San Blas Vacation Rentals said he has also lost inventory, estimating a 15 to 20 percent loss in inventory over the last three years. Jenkins proposed an aggressive search and social media campaign for fall to help improve numbers as well as a longer-term study that would help the council better understand Gulf Countys visitors. The TDC approved a proposal from Jenkins to hire a rm to conduct a visitor perception study and tourism stakeholder analysis. You all know your visitor, but its broader than that, TDC July bed tax collections fail to beat last year OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME? OUT OF TIME?PHOTOS COURTESY OF DEBBIE HOOPER AT JOEBAY.COMSee TIME A6 See TDC A6Opinion .......................................A4-A5Letters to the Editor ...................A5Outdoors .....................................A8 Sports...........................................A9School News ................................B3Faith .............................................B4 Obituaries ....................................B4Classi eds ....................................B6-B8See BOCC A3

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LocalA2 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 I am quitting smoking for my family. The Big Bend Area Health Education Center (Big Bend AHEC) is offering FREE tobacco cessation classes in Gulf County and throughout the Big Bend region. We know the challenges you face. We will help you develop the tools to succeed and we will provide the support you need.For more information, call Big Bend AHEC at: 850-482-6500 (local office) or 1-87-QUIT-NOW-6 (1-877-848-6696) Visit www.ahectobacco.com for the schedule of classes we have available. FREE NICOTINE PATCHES! NO COST TO ATTEND! Attorney reveals details of trial aftermathBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@starfl.com A newly released tell-all book by Casey Anthonys attorney, Jose Baez, conrms the rumor that ricocheted through Franklin County one year ago. Yes, the young Florida woman who was acquitted July 5, 2011, of murdering her 3-year-old daughter Caylee, did indeed use the St. George Island airport to help her escape media pursuit following her release on July 17, 2011, from an Orange County jail. Anthonys was a widely publicized trial that riveted the nation. In his just-published book Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story (BenBella Books), attorney Jose Baez details how he came up with a plan to have his friend, California lawyer Todd Macaluso, y Anthony out of the Orlando Executive Airport. There were too many crazies who were convinced she had killed Caylee while she danced the night away, and I feared for her safety, wrote Baez, who authored the book along with Peter Golenbock. Knowing they would have to duck the media and the surveillance of a halfdozen helicopters, Baezs legal team formulated a strategy to drive to a multilevel garage, where the helicopters couldnt see us, driving a bunch of cars in the garage, and making them guess which car Casey was in as all the cars left the building. Anthony was escorted by a SWAT team and her entourage granted a twominute head start on closed streets as they left shortly after midnight to a parking garage across the street, where half of a dozen cars then exited at the same time. Despite the surveillance that ensued, the caravan managed to arrive at the Orlando airport and then waited for three hours until the media furor died down and they could sneak into the hangar where Macalusos plane awaited them. Baez then wrote of how he told the pilot to head for St. George Island, on the Florida Panhandle near Panama City and not far from Apalachicola, the oyster capital of the world. I had been there for a weekend when I was a student at Florida State University. You can rent a house on the beach and have complete privacy. Our entire team was going to spend the weekend relaxing and talking about where Casey was going to go. We took off, and even knowing that one of the helicopters saw us, they had no way of knowing whether Casey was inside. It didnt take an hour before we were ying above St. Georges Island, Baez wrote. Dorothy Clay Sims was to meet the plan at the islands airport, which Baez said was less than a mile from the house they rented. The pilot asked Macaluso to be sure to have Sims ash her lights so they could nd the airport. What do you mean, ash her lights? I wanted to know, Baez wrote. Macaluso told the lawyer the airport was closed and wouldnt have runway lights on. Baez said he was fearful in the darkness, relying only on a cars ashing lights. I said to myself, Oh my God. After all this, Im going to die in a plane crash with Casey Anthony. This is a bloggers dream come true, he wrote. Baez said the plane made a perfect landing and dropped off the passengers as it continued towards the west coast. Baez said he returned to the rental house, and climbed onto the roof to watch the water at 5 a.m., just as the sun was rising on the horizon. I could hear someone else climbing to the roof, Baez wrote. It was Casey. He then recounts their conversation: Jose, what am I going to do, she said. I dont know, Casey, but were going to gure it out together. Thank you. I will never forget all you did for me. She looked at the ocean, which was turning from black to blue and she said, Its the most beautiful thing Ive ever seen, and Im going to sit here and watch the sun come up. And she did. She took photos of her rst sunrise of freedom. I went to bed. The next day, Baez wrote that the group was walking around the house, cooking and talking, when the phone rang. He said the caller asked Is Jose Baez there? Baez writes that the person claimed to be from the media. But the house had been rented in someone elses name. Who knew I was there? Apalachicola Times staff writer Lois Swoboda was likely the caller, as she was following up on a tip that morning. Apparently earlier in the day I had stood on the veranda to make a phone call and some one had recognized me and called someone, theorized Baez, in his book. I knew I had to get Casey out of there immediately. Baez writes that he then had one of his investigators drive Anthony to New York. How Casey Anthony escaped to St. George Island SPECIAL TO THE STARThere were too many crazies who were convinced she had killed Caylee while she danced the night away, and I feared for her safety.Jose Baez, attorney for Casey Anthony

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LocalThe Star| A3Thursday, September 6, 2012 EXPERIENCEDCERTIFIED FLORIDA SUPERINTENDENT of SCHOOLSwww.VoteJimNorton.com KEEP As I continue to serve as your Superintendent, I ask for your supportand promise to listen to your ideas and suggestions. Further, I pledge to continue my dedication for the responsibility of educating our children while remaining acccountable to those who pay for it. Most Sincerely, Jim NortonPaid for and approved by Jim Norton, Republican Superintendent of Schools. Pd.Pol.Ad. MEXICO BEACH from page A1restoration project to a complete reconstruction project for the Parker House, Hubbard said, because the city has deemed reconstruction more cost-effective. Its actually cheaper to tear it down and rebuild than it would be to restore it and bring it up to code, he said. The current city hall building is located in an old bank building the city is renting from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Hubbard is concerned a sale of the building could leave Mexico Beach without a city hall. While Cathey Construction has submitted an invoice for demolition and a cost-estimate for rebuilding, Hubbard said construction will not begin until the issues are resolved. Obviously we want to get in done as soon as possible Were working toward a solution, Hubbard said. Hopefully well be able to have everything answered in the near future. PHOTOS BY ANDREW WARDLOW | The News HeraldThe city of Mexico Beach purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught re in July of 2011. The electrical re destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600-square-foot Parker House and the building now needs complete reconstruction. If you see my hair downtown can you please put it in the mail for me? The wind blew it clean off my head. Still waiting on Lynn Haven to fix up or update Sheffield Park. The place is a mess and that water hole still smells and looks awful. People and property being put in jeopardy by Isaac. I find it very difficult to be concerned about a turtle nest. Another day at Mosley and my son never made it to the front of any food line to buy lunch. Good thing I packed one just in case. No, no, no Lynn Haven residents. You cant move to Callaway just because youre having water bill increases. We wont stand for it. Lynn Haven needs sidewalks! What! That wonderful place lacking those, how shameful. Step it up, Lynn Haven, or youll lose that title. With all of this humidity, fuzzy outside cat is having a bad hair day! Be thankful the storm missed us instead of complaining about being overprepared. Love watching Jim Cantore in New Orleans standing in the storm. Thats funny stuff to watch with the morning coffee. Selfish people who are willing to put first responders lives in jeopardy should be jailed. Isaac cost the hospitalityindustry a ton of money. Time to blame BP again? I live by myself. The smart meter has saved me a ton of money. To each her own. There has to be a ghost in my home. The AC stays on 68. Came home and it was set to 77. Going to sleep with garlic and a gun tonight. New commissioners must be real proud of themselves finding the courage to cut the EDA out of the budget in a city they said was mismanaged. Is it just me or does it feel like next Monday already? Some people sound upset that they prepared for Isaac, and it turned out they didnt have to. Crazy! Im real glad it was a nonevent! Readers sound offSquall Line appears daily. Call 850-522-5133, or go to www.newsherald.com and click on the Squall Live icon. S quall L ine PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD THURSDAY August 30, 2012SectionBLocal&State Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald www.newsherald.com By CHRIS OLWELL747-5079 | @PCNHchriso colwell@pcnh.com PENSACOLA While making a career out of buying abandoned storage units is bound to come with a few surprises along the way, Clay Knight will never see another unit like the one he opened up Friday morning. I can surely hope not, Knight said. Ive seen some messed up things, but this tops the cake. Knight purchased the contents of a storage unit that had been rented by Michael Berkland, a former associate medical examiner with the 1st Judicial Circuits Medical Examiners Office who was fired in 2003 for failing to complete autopsy reports. Knight said it wasnt an odor that tipped him and his wife to the presence of the remains of about 100 people; they just opened a box and found pieces of people. The macabre discovery has sparked an investigation by the State Attorneys Office and the Medical Examiners Office into Berkland, who is believed to have collected the pieces during autopsies he conducted privately in Panama City, Fort Walton Beach, Tallahassee and Pensacola between 1997 and 2007. None of the remains is believed to be connected to autopsies Berkland performed for the Medical Examiners Office. Berkland worked in private pathology until 2007, when he lost his license to practice in Florida, according to the SAO. Prior to coming to Florida, Berkland Police still investigating discoveryMans first storage unit buy yields body parts MICHAEL BERKLANDSEE BODY PARTS | B4 By VALERIE GARMAN747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com PANAMA CITY BEACH A decrease in revenue for the city-subsidized aquatic center has prompted the Panama City Beach Council to explore cost-cutting measures for the upcoming fiscal year. Aquatic Center Director Will Spivey was asked to return with options for reducing hours and increasing membership fees at the facility, after presenting a budget draft to the council during a workshop Tuesday. While the council agreed the aquatic center is a huge asset to the city, they also agreed decisions need to be made about how to curb the annual $500,000 drain on the citys budget. Revenue for the aquatic center dropped 1 percent during the 2012 fiscal year, and an additional 3 percent drop is expected for the upcoming year. The facility is intended to be user-fee driven, said City Clerk Holly White. Councilman Keith Curry said he believed the aquatic center was lacking in the marketing department. Were running a business here, Curry said. Youve handled expenses pretty well, but revenue dropped this year. Weve got an asset that I dont think were marketing well enough. Curry suggested the city look into public/private partnerships if the revenues do not improve. I dont want to privatize the pool; I just want to see a plan, Curry said. Im just looking at this as our residents, our taxpayers dollars. Weve got to rectify the drain on our budget. The aquatic center, located at Frank Brown Park, has been in operation since 2006. The city has contributed $500,000 Pool drains $500,000 from PCB budget KEITH CURRYANDREW WARDLOW | The News HeraldThe city of Mexico Beach purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught fire in July of 2011. The electrical fire destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600-square-foot Parker House and the building now needs complete reconstruction. SEE AQUATICCENTER| B4 By VALERIE GARMAN747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com MEXICO BEACH Nearly a year after awarding a design-build contract to Cathey Construction for a new City Hall building, the Mexico Beach City Council still is battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. The city purchased the historic Parker House, at 2502 U.S. 98, for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught fire in July 2011. The electrical fire destroyed all but one wing of the 2,600-square-foot Parker House, and the building now needs complete reconstruction. The council discussed the project at a meeting Tuesday as residents expressed concerns surrounding the bidding process, changes in project plans and the construction company with which the council contracted. The council will revisit the subject at a special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight at the Mexico Beach Civic Center. I guess at this point there has been some concern from the residents, said City Manager Chris Hubbard. There are a number Council to discuss City Hall issuesTension sparked in Mexico Beach SEE MEXICO BEACH | B3 By ZACK McDONALD522-5180 | @PCNHzack zmcdonald@pcnh.com CALLAWAY In a packed commission meeting Tuesday night, emotions ran hot over Callaway employee workdays. The battle lines were seemingly drawn between city employees and most of the citizens who spoke. If youre just looking at four-day versus five-day, I just think it is going to cost us more money, said Mayor Thomas Abbott. Most of what Ive heard are people saying, I just dont see the savings in going back, and I like the idea of being able to go after work. The statement roused applause from the audience. Youll notice its all the employees who are in favor of keeping it at four days, said Commissioner Pamn Henderson, as Abbott rapped the gavel and called for order. Henderson initiated the discussion of a return to a five-day workweek for Public Works, Planning and City Hall offices. In a memorandum released before Tuesdays meeting, Henderson stated: In truth, the four-day workweek benefits the employees by allowing them to save on gas and wear and tear on their vehicles, since they only have to drive to work four days each week instead of five, and it allows them to have at least a three-day weekend every week. Citizens have complained to me that getting through on the phones to City Callaway debates going back to 5-day work weekSEECALLAWAY | B4 LOCAL & STATEThursday, August 30, 2012 | The News Herald | Page B3 Michael Lamar Jennings1971 2012Michael Lamar Jennings, 41, of Panama City, died Aug. 23, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Springfield Community Church. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to extend a word of condolence may do so at www.heritagefhllc.com. Mary Sunny Quick Thomas, 65, of Panama City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at the Covenant Hospice facility at Bay Medical Center. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Thomas; her father, Homer Quick; her mother, Marjorie Lemieux Quick Hodge; and two brothers, Jimmie Quick and Billy Quick. She is survived by a son, Terry Sawchuk; a daughter, Tracy Pearcy and husband Kevin; four grandchildren, Tiffany Sawchuk, Ashley Sawchuk, Emily Sawchuk and Alexis Pearcy, all of Birmingham, Mich.; one sister, Dolly Hall and husband OC of Lynn Haven; two brothers, Freddie Quick and wife MaryLou of Southport, and Johnny Quick and wife Frances of Southport; also many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marys family wishes to extend a warm and heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staff of Covenant Hospice for the kind and attentive care they gave to our loved one in her last days. It meant more than words can say. Mary generously registered herself as a whole body donor to aid in medical research. Therefore, a private family memorial will be held at a later date. Mary Sunny Quick ThomasMARY QUICK THOMAS DEATHS & FUNERALS Guidelines & deadlinesObituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the deceased and not The News Herald staff. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 3p.m. daily for the following days newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to pcnhobits@pcnh.com or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City.Online guest booksView todays obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at newsherald.com/obituaries PRESENTED BYFloral Designs by Carmen 850-763-4550 Mrs. Louella McCormick Miller, 98, of Southport, went home to be with her Lord and Savior and her loving husband William Chester Miller, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. She was born Feb. 12, 1914, in Jackson County and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, Thomas and Martha McCormick; a daughter, Syble Luppino and son-inlaw, Frank Luppino; a son in-law, Raynor Hubbard; two sisters, Estelle Hobbs and Maude Morgan; and four brothers, Elzie, Bud, Jesse and Clarence McCormick. Survivors include her daughter, Peggy Hubbard (Delmer Pollard); son, Billy Miller (Ruthie); her grandchildren, Mario Luppino (Lori), Sandro Luppino (Christy), Anna Sauls (Dennis), Chris Hubbard (Regina), Tim Miller (Julie) and Kim Brown; her greatgrandchildren, Gina Ables (Shandy), Anthony Luppino, Katie Luppino, Matt Sauls (Jasmine), Mark Sauls (Brooke), Cameron Hubbard, Christy Hubbard, Chelsea Hubbard, Cayla Hubbard, Brandon Miller, Krista Keller (Tony) and Chase Brown; and her great-greatgrandchildren, Kinslee Keller and Callie Ables. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the KentForest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Danny Burns and Nixon Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Southport Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. Asked to serve as pallbearers are her grandsons, Mario and Sandro Luppino, Tim Miller and Chris Hubbard. Also serving as pallbearers are Mike Miller and Bimbo Miller. Honorary pallbearers are William Penny, Johnnie Penny, A. J. Richardson, James Glass, Kenny Kyser, Bobby Youngblood, Jerry Sowell, Lynn Ellis, Walter Ellis, Rudolph Miller, Jesse Miller and Dennis Sauls. The family extends special thanks to the staff of Community Health and Rehab and Covenant Hospice for their loving care of our Mother and Granny. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, FL 32405 850-763-4694 www.kentforestlawn.com Louella McCormick Miller1914 2012 LOUELLA M. MILLER Nadine Mann1946 2012Nadine Mann, affectionately known as Crazy Granny, passed from this life Aug. 25, 2012, in her home surrounded by family and friends.Nadine was born in Panama City on Feb. 25, 1946, to the late James Moseley and the late Willie McIntyre.Nadine will be sorely missed by all who knew her for her grand sense of humor and love of life that drew people to her. Nadine is survived by her son, Mark Ludlum and wife, Kim; her daughter, Kim McDaniel; grandsons, Bryan McDaniel and Beau Ludlum; granddaughters, Hope Ludlum and Emily Ludlum; brother, Willard Moseley and wife, Becky; a special niece, Candi Laird; and numerous beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, friend and her princess. A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. CST Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Wewahitchka with services immediately following at 11. The family requests in lieu flowers donations be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, Post Office Box 1520, Lynn Haven, FL, 32444. Comforter Funeral Home Wewahitchka Branch Chapel 560 S. State 71 Wewahitchka, FL 32465 850-639-2271 or 850-227-1818 MEXICO BEACHfrom Page B1of things that have been brought up. Hubbard said the controversy has left the city seeking a legal opinion from the state Attorney Generals Office. Some people feel like the project needs to be rebid out, Hubbard said. This was all done a year ago and at the time they picked Cathey Construction. The council voted 40 last September to hire Cathey Construction and Development, owned by Mayor Al Catheys son, Brian Cathey. The mayor was not present for the vote. The city received seven inquiries after submitting a request for qualifications about the Parker House job, but only Cathey Construction and Southern Cat Construction submitted presentations to the council. The RFQ process does not require companies to submit a price, but rather ranks contractors solely on qualification. Cathey Construction was by far the most prepared and most qualified, said Hubbard, who noted he did not make a recommendation to the council regarding the decision. Some citizens are concerned because the project has changed; they believe we should go out for bids again. The project plan has changed from a restoration project to a complete reconstruction project for the Parker House, Hubbard said, because the city has deemed reconstruction more cost-effective.Its actually cheaper to tear it down and rebuild than it would be to restore it and bring it up to code, he said. The current City Hall building is located in an old bank building the city is renting from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Hubbard is concerned a sale of the building could leave Mexico Beach without a City Hall. While Cathey Construction has submitted an invoice for demolition and a cost-estimate for rebuilding, Hubbard said construction will not begin until the issues are resolved. Obviously we want to get it done as soon as possible. Were working toward a solution, Hubbard said. Hopefully well be able to have everything answered in the near future. ANDREW WARDLOW | The News HeraldThe city of Mexico Beach purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught fire. The electrical fire destroyed all but one wing and the building now needs complete reconstruction. Nearly one year after awarding a design-build contract to Cathey Construction, City Council still is battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. From staff reports MARIANNAInvestigators seek suspects IDInvestigators havent released the identity of an armed robbery suspect killed by deputies Tuesday after a brief manhunt because they dont know who he is, officials said. Were in the process of identifying the deceased, Keith Kameg, a spokesman for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, said Wednesday. Jackson County Sheriffs Office deputies killed the man after K-9 officers from two area prisons and their handlers tracked him through a wooded area to a clearing. The JCSO released a statement saying the man appeared to be drawing a weapon when he was shot. The man, who is described as Hispanic, is suspected of holding up a woman in a drugstore parking lot and stealing her phone. The FDLE and the 14th Judicial Circuit State Attorneys Office are investigating the shooting, and the names of the officers involved will not be released until the investigation is complete, according to the statement from the JCSO. Maj. Donnie Branch of the JCSO urged anyone who has had a friend or family member missing to contact the Sheriffs Office at 850-482-9624. MARIANNABurglar soughtThe Jackson County Sheriffs Office is looking for a person who smashed the glass to the front door of Citi Trends in Marianna and stole as many items as they could in four trips in and out of the store. The perpetrator wore an oversized gray hoodie, dark colored pants, black tennis shoes and a black, multi-colored shirt. The burglar might have worn a mask, according to a release from the JCSO. The burglary occurred around 2 a.m. Tuesday. Anyone with information on the perpetrator should contact the JCSO at 850-482-9624 or CrimeStoppers at 850-526-5000. PANAMA CITY BEACHFWC: PC man ran over, killed pelicanA Panama City man faces a host of charges after a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer saw him run over and kill a brown pelican in St. Andrew Bay, then flee when the officer tried to stop him, officials wrote in a news release. Brian R. Robinson, 31, of Drummond Ave., Panama City, was charged with killing a brown pelican, which is a protected species; fleeing to elude a law enforcement officer, boating under the influence, and violation of an idle-speed zone in Grand Lagoon. FWC officer Dennis Palmer was patrolling St. Andrew Bay on Aug. 17 at 6:15 p.m. and approaching Carl Gray Park when he saw someone in black swim trunks on a yellow and black personal watercraft circling a pelican on the water, then running over and killing the bird, officials wrote in a news release. Palmer got within 30 yards of the person, later identified as Robinson, and ordered him to stop. Instead of stopping Robinson took off for Hathaway Bridge and toward the Panama City Pass, officials wrote. Palmer pursued Robinson to Grand Lagoon, where Robinson abandoned the watercraft at Treasure Island Marina and attempted to hide in the facilitys mens room, officials wrote. After he was arrested, Robinson consented to a breath test, with which he measured .153, over the legal limit of .08. LOCALBriefs TALLAHASSEE (AP) A federal judge agreed Wednesday to permanently bar the state from enforcing some provisions in Floridas new election law, which restricted voter registration drives conducted by third-party groups or individuals such as the League of Women Voters and teachers. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle signed an order saying he intends to issue a permanent injunction once the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta dismisses the states appeal of a preliminary injunction he issued on May 31 or sends the case back to him. Hinkle temporarily prohibited the state from enforcing most of the new restrictions, including a requirement that new voters registration forms be submitted to the state within 48 hours of being signed. The order restored a previous 10-day deadline. In that ruling, Hinkle wrote the state was unlikely to prevail if the case went to trial. Three civic groups challenged the restrictions, alleging they violated constitutional voting rights. Floridas anti-voter law created impassable roadblocks for our volunteers, who have been bringing Floridians into our democratic process for over 72 years, said Deidre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida. Thanks to todays ruling, we can finally put these roadblocks behind us. The League filed the lawsuit with Rock the Vote, a group that focuses on registering young people, and the Florida Public Interest Research Group Education Fund. They receive legal assistance from the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University. The state filed a notice that it would appeal the preliminary injunction but subsequently reached a settlement. The state then joined the plaintiffs in asking for a permanent injunction. Department of State spokesman Chris Cate said the agency agreed to the settlement because Hinkles order did not cover a provision requiring third-party registration groups to be identified on the registration forms they collect. Without that provision no deadline, whether 48 hours or 10 days, could be enforced, he said. Our priority with the registration law was to ensure the accountability of the law, Cate said. That was maintained.Judge to finalize election law ruling The city of Mexico Beach purchased the historic Parker House for use as a new City Hall building not long before the building caught re. The electrical re destroyed all but one wing and the building now needs complete reconstruction. Nearly one year after awarding a designbuild contract to Cathey Construction, City Council still is battling issues surrounding the project, halting plans to begin construction. BOCC from page A1 standpoint, Williams said. County staff was tasked with assessing the situation, and possible options and steps to take and bring those back to the board at the next meeting, which after Isaac is scheduled for Sept. 11.Chamber issuesWilliams placed on the agenda and discussed some ongoing issues he had with actions taken by the city of Port St. Joe and the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce. While praising the consolidated Economic Development Council/Chamber model the BOCC created last year, he questioned why the city was not putting up its fair share of public funding to the chamber. He said the EDC/ Chamber model was established as a joint venture and under an earlier annexation agreement pertaining to WindMark Beach, the city had an obligation it was not fulfilling in funding the agency. They have an obligation just like we do, Williams said. I know this may be a news flash to the city, but we dont have any money, either. Williams also criticized a $15,000 Chamber expenditure to support a full-time equivalent employee in partnership with an outside entity, which is the Port Authority of Port St. Joe. If you have $15,000 to spend that way, we need to revisit your budget, Williams told Chamber president Guerry Magidson. Magidson said the Chamber currently has no onsite employees, and the $15,000 was to pay for a part-time employee to answer phones, etc. The Port Authority is paying another $15,000 for a parttime employee who will work out of the Chamber. Magidson also noted that despite the recent illness and surgery Chamber executive director Barry Sellers recently underwent, there were five active projects Magidson rated at least a 6 on a scale of 1-10 as far as relocation to Gulf County. The five projects could have a combined impact of more than 1,200 jobs.

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OpinionA4 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 USPS 518-880Published every Thursday at 135 W. U.S. 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Publisher: Roger Quinn Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Star P.O. Box 308 Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308 Phone 850-227-1278 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT PORT ST. JOE, FL 32457 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six monthsHome delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editons. TO ALL ADVERTISERSIn case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation:1-800-345-8688 For almost two years now, I have dreaded the rain for one reason: When it rains, my driver side oorboard lls up with water. It gets about ankledeep. My car has about 200,000 miles on it, but it still runs great. However, when it rains, it is like Im driving around sitting on the edge of one of those blue plastic baby pools they sell outside of Walmart and Kmart. I bought one for my big poodle, Doolittle, recently, but I havent convinced him to get into it. He just wants to drink the water. Why havent I done anything about the water problem? I have. I bail it out, soak it up and keep trying to gure out where its coming from. Ive resealed the window and taken it to the dealership, both to no avail. The folks at the dealership said, We sprayed water on it for 15 minutes and it didnt leak. They need to come soak their feet with me. Ive thought about putting Epsom Salts in when it gets up high enough and making the best of it. The guys at work are supposed to be really smart and good at solving problems. The best idea that one of them had was to install a drain in my oorboard. That made sense perhaps a shower drain with one of those rubber plugs so I could reach in and just let the water out when it rains. A big tarp works wonders when I remember to put it on and Im in the driveway. Unfortunately, I have to use my car from time to time to get to work and other places. When driving in the rain, its kind of like being sprinkled by an exuberant Methodist minister who insists on pouring the water only on your left foot. You have to look at the bright side. Anyway, I nally had a breakthrough. A friend of a friend of a friend knew somebody. They noted, This guy can gure it out. I like folks that can gure things out. The world is lled with too many people that dont try to gure things out, they only wait around until somebody tries to x something and then complain about it. I asked, Where does this fellow work? The response was, Out of his house. This did not scare me as a matter of fact, it made me feel better. When you hear things like this (or when I do), you get the feeling the person must be so good that he doesnt need a storefront or garage. My instructions were simple. You go down Route __, take a right before you get to the convenience store and his is the fth house on the right. They also gave me the address. It was easy to nd right where they said it was. It was a nice little house with a well-kept yard and an eagle over the garage. Eagles on houses make me feel better also. About 20 years ago, I lived by a gentleman in his 70s that explained to me, an eagle on your house means it is paid for. That same gentleman used to take my trash to the road out of kindness on pick up day. He also cut my grass just because he was my neighbor. My children were babies, and that same Eagle Fellow would come in and watch them if we needed to run to the store. He had an eagle on his house, and he is still alive. Therefore, I feel good when I see an eagle on a house. My instructions were to leave my car in the shade tree mechanics driveway and leave the keys on the left front tire. I did. The next day, I got a phone call. The fellow said, Hey, this is Lewis, I think I xed your car. You can pick it up anytime you want to. I thanked him and Lewis went on to say, if it still leaks, you dont owe me anything. After talking to Lewis, I felt a lot better. He had what I thought to be a Guinea dialect. If youve heard it once, you know it. Trust me. Folks with the Guinea dialect have big hearts. A couple of days after I got my car back; it came a monsoon over the weekend and rained for two days straight. I looked out the window and saw that I again forgot to put the tarp over my car. I got this sick feeling a feeling that I needed to rush to the store and buy some Epsom Salts and make the best of another foot bath. Then I remembered Lewis, the nice looking the little house, the eagle and the Guinea dialect. I rushed to my car in the rain and opened the door. It was bone dry. Not a drop of water on the oorboard. Driving to work Monday morning, I called Lewis. When he answered, I simply said, You are wonderful. Of course Lewis said, Who dis? The Guinea Men of Virginia were shermen and their dialect is distinct, trust me, he said, Who dis? After explaining to him who I was and how happy I was, he started laughing. He started laughing like only a fellow who has an eagle on his house can laugh. We talked a while and then I asked him, How much do I owe you? Lewis said, Do you think 20 or 25 dollars would be too much? I said, No sir, not at all. What I would like to say is that the world needs more folks like Lewis, folks that know how to x things and have eagles on their modest houses. We need more folks who are kind-hearted and honestly want to help others. Twenty or twenty-ve dollars? Are you kidding me? Two years of having water poured on my left foot by an exuberant minister under the dash of my car. I am now saved (by Lewis). The world needs more Lewises, or Lewiss, or Lewis or lets just say, People like Lewis. Read more stories at www.CranksMyTractor. com. Someone asked if I watched any of the Republican Convention on TV. Are you kidding me? I didnt even accidentally scroll by it. I was busy with some live action on The Call of the Wildman. If theyve already had the Democratic Convention, I missed that one, too. If it is yet to come, Ive been preparing for it by taping Cajun Pawn Stars and Swamp People. Didnt we learn anything from Forty Acres and a Mule? In 1928, the big promise was A chicken in every pot, a car in every garage. Lets review a minute. The stock market crashed in October of 1929. The Great Depression rolled in like an unwanted tsunami. The chicken turned into an apple if you could beg it, and Henry Ford discovered that folks werent so almighty hot for a tin lizzie when they realized they couldnt eat it. The garage, of course, had already blown plum across Oklahoma. When are we going to gure out some of these candidates might overstate their abilities and possibilities on occasion? No one can split an innitive, dangle a carrot participle or tap dance around syntax like a good politician! My personal favorite is John C. Fremont running for the presidency in 1856 on the campaign promise of Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Men and Fremont. Now folks, that about tops the charts for campaign braggadocio! I believe if hed athrown in free HD TV and a Ronco Veg-i-matic in every kitchen, hed aleft James Buchanan lying in the dust. Buchanan won that election by only promising to end sectional divide between North and South and bring harmony to the Union. Talk is so cheap. Weve had enough political rhetoric in this country lately to ll the south end of the Grand Canyon. Im not mad at anyone this morning. Nor am I touting one candidate over another. Im not too enamored with any of them if you want to know the gospel truth. I reckon Im looking for a man with the stature of George Washington, the quiet resolve of Abraham Lincoln, the guts of Harry Truman and the youthful enthusiasm of John F. Kennedy. This is not the time in our history for an also ran. Its not the time for glibness, chicanery or slanderous campaign ads. Its not the time for winat-all-cost tactics. The stakes have become way too high for all of that. Weve seemingly lost our direction as a nation and were not going to get it back with fancy words or political shamdottery. Its time for someone to show up and do something! Im tired of sending eight hundred trillion dollars to some Arab country in the Middle East and see them appreciate it by burning the American ag on the six oclock news. Im tired of supporting countries a hundred thousand miles from the house that pay us back by voting against us every single chance they get in the UN. Im tired of seeing Greece or Spain have a hiccup with their monetary system and somehow our stock market goes down ve hundred points. I dont want anything in America tied to anything in Europe. Or Japan. Or China. Or Constantinople for goodness sakes! I want to be friends with every nation on earth. But not all the time on their terms! I want American policy set by Americans. I want Senators and U. S. House of Representatives to care more about our country than their next campaign run. Im tired of the incessant DemocraticRepublican standoff. Im so weary of party line votes. It might just be that both groups have outlived their usefulness. How refreshing it would be to nd just one man in Washington that would actually vote like he said he would when he was asking us for the job. If its all part of the system, weve got the wrong system! I wish we would exalt Jesus Christ publicly like we used to in this country. I believe the clock is truly ticking. The Golden Goose is sinking off to the west somewhere. If were not at the crossroads, we can absolutely see the sign from here. We are not going to nd the answers on CNN, ABC or the Golf Channel. I dont give a whistling twit about fair and balanced. I want things slanted toward the United States of America! I want my country to stand tall at the top of the heap. I want to see that Eagle y! The National Anthem is still my all time favorite song! Maybe these candidates weve have today are too broad minded. They espouse a solution for every known malady on earth (remember Free Soil, Free Speech, etc.). Daddy once pointed out a young couple in the car in front of us all huddled up behind the steering wheel. The young man was trying to control the car while he was kissing the girl at the same time. Dad said, Boys, there goes a man down the road half doing two jobs. You cant be all things to all people. It might behoove us to narrow our focus to one thing at a time. No one expects a magic cure all. Lets get the gas prices down to two dollars a gallon rst. You reckon that would boost our economy? Next, lets gure out a way to make it attractive to bring our manufacturing home. You think that might help shorten the unemployment lines. We could then turn our attention to providing sensible healthcare to every single person that has put something into the program. We could work our way down to those screaming late night infomercials. Its not going to happen with overblown promises or senseless rhetoric. Its not going to happen overnight. But it had better start soon Or were going to nd ourselves upside down at the bottom of the cliff right next to that young kissing couple.Respectfully,KesWile E. Coyote can talk a good game HUNKER DOWNKesley Colbert CRaANKS MY TRaACTORBN HeardWhat is the plural of Lewis?If youve got a recent high school graduate whos getting ready to head off to college or join the workforce, let me share a few lessons I learned the hard way about managing personal finances that you can pass along to your kids. Young adults are just starting to build their credit history. In the coming months, theyll probably encounter many unfamiliar expenses and many financial temptations. If theyre not careful, a few ill-thought decisions made now could damage their credit for years to come. Here are several actions your kids can take to build good financial habits and strong credit and a few minefields to watch out for. Probably the most fundamental tool to for young adults to help manage their finances is a basic checking account and debit card. A few tips to pass along: Look for a bank/ credit union that charges no monthly usage fee, doesnt require minimum balances and has conveniently located ATMs so you dont rack up out-of-network ATM charges. Enter all transactions in the check register and review your account online regularly to know when deposits, checks, purchases and automatic payments have cleared. Dont write checks or make debit card purchases unless the current balance will cover them. Many transactions now clear instantaneously. Banks must ask whether you want overdraft protection. If you opt for coverage, understand that overdrafts can be expensive up to $35 or more per transaction. Request text or email alerts when your balance drops below a certain level, checks or deposits clear or payments are due. Credit cards for young adults can be a useful tool, but they must be used responsibly. By law, people under 21 must have a parent or other responsible adult cosign credit card accounts unless they can prove sufficient income to repay the debt. If you allow your child to become an authorized user or joint account holder on one of your accounts, remember that any account activity, good or bad, goes on both your credit reports, so careful monitoring is critical. Another way to build credit history is to start out with a secured credit card, a card linked to an account into which you deposit money. Typically you can charge up to the amount youve deposited and then replenish the account with more funds. After theyve made several on-time payments, have your kid ask the lender to convert it to an unsecured card, or to at least add an unsecured amount to the account. Just make sure that the lender agrees to report your payment history to at least one of the three credit bureaus; otherwise, the account does nothing to improve your credit. If they qualify for an unsecured credit card, have your kids follow these guidelines: Always make at least the minimum payment on time each month. Strive to pay off the full balance each month; otherwise, the accumulated interest will add significantly to your repayment amount. Avoid using credit cards for cash advances, which often incur up-front fees and begin accruing interest immediately. Look for a card with no annual fee, and compare cash advance, late payment, balance transfer, over-the-limit and other fees. For more tips on building and maintaining strong credit, visit Whats My Score, a nancial literacy program for young adults run by Visa Inc. (www. whatsmyscore.org). Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter. com/PracticalMoney.High school grads need to understand credit JaASON ALDERMa AN

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SHARE YOUR OPINIONS LettersA5 | The Star 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT THE MEXICO BEACHCITY LIMITS (850) 647-8310 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E GREAT SELECTION OF ALL YOUR FAVORITE BEER, WINE & SPIRITS KARAOKE & DJ IN THE CROWS NEST ON THE POOP DECKHOLLY ADKINS & LUKEABBEY SEPT 6THTYLERBUSH SEPT 13TH COMEENJOYTHESUNSETRandyStark with Art Long on SaxOn the Poop Deck S UPCOMING EVENTSSATURDAY, SEPT 15TH FORONENIGHTONLY Bobby Kennedy & Michelle Milligan Double-check your Sacred Heart billDear Editor: I used Sacred Heart at Port St. Joe one Sunday night after an abscessed tooth appeared on a Sunday afternoon. By 2 a.m., I was in so much pain that I felt it necessary to go to the ER. I woke my husband, told him to dress and come in after me, as I could not wait and knew that I would be unable to drive home. We live 12 miles from PSJ. He dressed, came in and was in the waiting area about 10 minutes when I came out, and we headed home. We were there less than an hour. When I received my bill, I noticed that there were two services on there that I did not receive. Ive addressed this with Sacred Heart twice, and they refuse to make an adjustment, so I just let it go ... UNTIL ... a few weeks ago a friend was stung by a stingray and had to go into the ER for treatment. I cautioned her via text to review her bill, which she did before leaving, and there were many errors ... so many, in fact, that by the time it was adjusted, it was less than half of the original amount. This made me pursue my charges again. After many phone calls, and promises of phone calls that came weeks after promised, Ive been told no adjustments would be made. Its my opinion that a ride to Gulf Coast will be in my best interest next time, because BMC has now leased themselves to Sacred Heart. I just want you to be aware to check your bills, line by line, take notes in the ER if you can, or have someone take notes about services received. Question everything. I am in no way implying that they do not provide excellent service they do! But if they have billing and/or coding issues, this needs to be addressed! Thank you,Laura RichardsSoutherland a positive for shermanDear Editor: Recently we were fortunate enough to have a Congressional Field hearing in our District (2). This was a hearing on shing equals jobs. Our representative, Steve Southerland, worked tirelessly to get the full congressional hearing brought to our area where the entire house of representatives in Washington, D.C., could hear testimony from locals about how the extremely short shing seasons, catch shares, sector separation and the National Oceans policy are affecting jobs in our area, thus hurting our coastal economies everywhere in Florida. I proudly accepted the invitation from Congress to testify on behalf of the Recreational Fishing Alliance and shermen in general from our area. Of course, as with any hearing, there are differing opinions as to how to help our sheries and shermen. I was not surprised to see a group there, promoting catch shares and sector separation as that is a big issue here on the Gulf. I was surprised with their obvious lack of manners when they interrupted a full Congressional Hearing with shouting and clapping when someone made some statements promoting catch shares. It shows their lack of respect for the democratic process. It also shows this group will do anything to promote catch shares and sector separation, which will only put more money in their pockets and take away from the recreational sherman. This loud group that represents maybe 10 percent of commercial and even less than that of the recreational side of shermen is backed by groups such as EDF (environmental defense fund) and other environmental groups who are shutting down our shing seasons and limiting our access to all sheries in the name of environmental protection. All of us that live here know that we have had more snapper in the last six or seven years than we have ever had, and yet they only give us 40 days to sh for them. These unnecessary short seasons are killing our economy. Now we have found Steve Southerland, someone willing to stand up for us in Congress to help cure these wrongs and have our plight listened to by all of Washington! This is great except for this small group of people are attacking him in newspapers and on the Internet. They dont care about the truth, only winning. This is part of the same group that interrupted the eld hearing last week. Part of this loud group is not even from this district of Florida for that matter and the money that brings them here and pays for their articles and their busses to bring them here to disrupt a formal democratic process is not even from this coast. I say thank you Steve Southerland for standing up to these huge environmental groups to ght for the economy of Florida and especially your district. Your ght promoting better science and to get longer shing seasons is what we have been needing for years the longer our shing seasons are, the better our economy is!Tom AdamsPort St. JoeThursday, September 6, 2012 Letters to the EDITORSpecial to The StarWith Labor Day just past, the peak of hurricane season is upon us, so it is important to recognize September as National Preparedness Month. Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, focuses on preparedness all year long to minimize the effects of storms on our customers. But, as no system can be completely storm-proof, it is vital that people be aware of what they can do to prepare for major storms or other emergencies. With Tropical Storm Isaacs westward turn into the Gulf of Mexico, most of our customers were spared from the brunt of the storm, said Jason Cutliffe, storm director for Progress Energy Florida. However, we were well prepared with the necessary resources and personnel to handle whatever damages the storm may have caused. Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month has been sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency within the Department of Homeland Security. Their goal is to encourage Americans to take simple steps to ensure their homes, businesses and schools are prepared for emergencies such as natural disasters or potential terrorist attacks. Information on what to do before, during and after various types of emergencies can be found at www.ready.gov. It is important to ensure your family develops an emergency plan and creates an emergency supply kit. If you stocked up in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac, you might be in good shape. A threeday minimum supply of bottled water, canned and shelf-stable food, batteries, prescriptions and other items is suggested. Progress Energy Florida has a complete checklist available at www.progress-energy. com. We also encourage residents to be prepared for power outages. Customers can stay informed on the status of disruptions by viewing the Progress Energy outage map at www.progressenergy.com/outagemap. Progress Energy recognizes National Preparedness Month ARE YOU READY?Find information on preparing for storms and other emergencies at www.ready.gov and www.progressenergy.com.

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LocalA6 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 Meet & Greet with Sheriff Joe NugentWhere: Lake Alice Park, Wewahitchka When: Saturday, September 8th Time: 11:00 am 1:00 pm Thank you Gulf County for your support during the primary election. I had a great time meeting so many of the ne people in our county. In the next few months I hope to meet hundreds more of my wonderful neighbors. For those citizens who plan to vote in the general election, I ask that you please consider me as your choice for Gulf Countys Superintendent of Schools. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments. My worthy opponent ran an honorable campaign and I would also like to extend the deepest appreciation to him and his supporters.Sincerely, Jay Bidwell Phone: 639-2949 Cell: 890-4851 Email: jaybidwellforsupt@fairpoint.net Paid for by Jay Bidwell, Democrat, for Gulf County Superintendent of Schools(Pd.Pol.Ad.) TIME from page A1governmental entities, including the Air Force, that must sign off on any potential transfer. Weve been at the mercy of the elements, and now were at the mercy of the federal government, and I dont know which is worse, Magidson said. There are a lot of moving parts, and if we could get some cooperation from the federal government it would sure help. As for the 2012 storm season, Magidson said the lighthouse is certainly not out of the woods yet. The peak of hurricane season is Sept. 10 or 11, he said. Thats the peak, but certainly weve had storms in October and sometimes as late as Thanksgiving. Magidson said erosion also frequently occurs from rough seas during the late fall and in early winter months. While time is not on the lighthouses side, time is essential for securing the funds to move the lighthouse. We need time to get the money, Magidson said. Were doing the best we can. Charlotte Pierce, president of the St. Joseph Historical Society Inc., said more than $32,000 has been raised through contributions. Were over $32,000, but when you look at the whole picture were not near enough, said Pierce, who said the key to saving the lighthouse is preservation. Its part of our history, she said. The lighthouse I believe is the oldest structure in Gulf County, from 1885. Theres a lot of maritime history there. Its been there all our lives its just an important part of our history. Want to make a donation? Donations can be made online at www.capesanblaslight.org or mailed to P.O. Box 231, Port St. Joe, FL 32457. TDC from page A1Jenkins said. I think youre at a tipping point. In my experience, before you go into branding you have to have some kind of baseline. You need to really understand your visitor and how they perceive Gulf County. Jenkins estimated the study would cost $30,000 to $50,000 and said she must rst obtain permission from the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners before hiring a rm. Jenkins said she will request use of funding from the TDCs $90,000 lost revenue claim from BP for the project. I think at the end of the day its appropriate, said board member and County Commissioner Warren Yeager. I think its information all of you need.

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E-mail outdoors news to tcroft@ star .com OUTDOORSwww.starfl.comSection Section A Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL(next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com Corner of Marina Drive, www.BWOsh.com Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL www.BWOsh.com Port St. Joe, FL EVERYTHING FOR YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL EV E EV E EV RYTHING FOR YOUR E RYTHING FOR YOUR E O UTDOOR ADV E UTDOOR ADV E UTDOOR ADV NTUR E NTUR E E SEPTEMBER FEATURE FISH: Stop in and register or go online at www.BWOsh.com FLOUNDER SHIMANOSHORT SLEEVE TOURNAMENT SHIRT (HIGH PERFORMANCE STYLE)$59.99 SHIMANO TACKLE STORAGE BAG $99.99 BWO $100.00 GIFT CARD SHIMANO ZALOR INSHORE COMBO $79.99 Star Staff ReportThe 16th annual Mexico Beach Arti cial Reef Association King sh Tournament was a rousing success on Aug. 25 even though Tropical Storm Isaac was lurking on the horizon. More than 140 boats with 577 anglers participated in the tournament, with 29 king sh, nine Spanish mackerel and one Wahoo weighed by the time the tournament nished after a full day of shing. The big winners were Larry Lemieux, Rodney McCart and Josh Bloodworth, who brought the three heaviest sh of the day to the scales. Lemieux, aboard the boat Gag Re ex which was captained by Russell Stewart, landed a 41.25 pound king sh to win the tournament and $3,000. McCart actually snagged the biggest sh, a Wahoo tipping the scales at over 52 pounds, which won McCart $1,000. Taking home $2,000 for second place in the king sh category was Bloodworth and his boat the Green Banana. Bloodworth was joined by Jimmy McCardy, Joe Rodgers, Alec Bloodworth, Ryan Kelly and Scott Urqhart in what Josh Bloodworth called a team effort. Taking third in the king sh category was Bubba McKenzie, who snatched a 30.15 pound king while on the boat of Capt. Blake Gardner, Reel Smoker. The top Spanish mackerel, worth $500, was brought in by Capt. Jim Niblett, who was joined by Sam Weatherly aboard the boat Sand Dancer. The MBARA uses money from its annual King sh Tournament to raise money for arti cial reefs. Since 1997, MBARA has built over 160 arti cial reefs worth over $1 million. The annual tournament is MBARAs main source of funding, and those monies are often used as seed money for grants from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and private foundations. The 2012 Miss King sh was Ashley Payne. The nal results: KINGFISH 1. 41.25 pounds; $3,000; boat, Gag Re ex; Captain Russell Stewart (not pictured), Chris Diehl, Larry Lemieux (caught sh); 2. 31.25 pounds; $2,000, boat, Green Banana; Captain Josh Bloodworth, Jimmy McCardy, Joe Rodgers, Alec Bloodworth (in front), Josh Bloodworth, Ryan Kelley, Scott Urqhart. 3. 30.15 pounds; $1000; boat, Reel Smoker; Captain Blake Gardner; Blake Gardner and Bubba McKenzie (caught sh).SPANISH MACKEREL1. 4.85 pounds; $500; boat, Sand Dancer; Captain Jim Niblett; Sam Weatherly and Jim Niblett (caught sh). 2. 4.65 pounds; $300; boat, The Winners; Captain Greg Cloud; Michael Wells and Greg Cloud. 3. 4.25 pounds; $200; boat, Stuckey; Captain Earl Stuckey.WAHOO 1. 52.45 pounds; $1,000; boat, Birds Nest; Captain Rodney McCart; Rick Northern, Rodney McCart (caught sh), Matt Fulton, Chris Duncan.Page 8 Thursday, September 6, 2012Turnout strong; Larry Lemieux wins King sh TourneyStar Staff ReportWewahitchka High School Project Graduation Class of 2013 would like to congratulate the following winners in the Gator Cat sh Classic held Aug. 24-25 at Gaskin Park in Wewahitchka. Alex Rushing took rst place and $1,000; second place and $450 was won by James Keel, while Ken Keel took third place and won $350. Roy Pickron took fourth and won $300 and Tony Muina was fth, winning $200, which Muina donated back to Project Graduation. Not pictured is non-Flathead Cat sh winner Bill Stewart, who took home $200. Project Graduation would like to thank all of sponsors: Miller Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., SSA Gulf, Inc., Chipola Turf Farms LLC, Bluewater Outriggers, Inc., Hannon Insurance Agency LLLP, Cape Trading Post, Impact Tax & Accounting, F&B Builders and City Tire. The committee also sends out a thank you to the following individuals and businesses for donating such great prizes: Mike Harrison, Jay Bidwell, Jim Norton, John Hanlon, Halsey Beshears, Kenny Peak, Subway, Bluewater Outriggers, Gulf County Tourist Development Council, Golden Brown Tanning and Boutique, Harolds Auto Parts, Half Hitch Tackle, Richs IGA, Dixie Dandy, Gulf Coast Cracker, Coastal Insurance, Centennial Bank, Jerry and Carol Kelley, Barlows Hydrographing, Basic Sweets and Beyond, Fishing Schack, D&J Pawn and Jimmys Bait and Tackle. Without sponsors and donators this would not have been possible; thank you for supporting Project Graduation.Rushing, Keels among winners in Gator Classic PHOTOS COURTESY OF CAROL COXChris Diehl and Larry Lemieux, who caught the sh, took home rst place during the Mexico Beach Arti cial Reef Associations annual King sh Tournament along with Capt. Russell Stewart with this 41.25 pound king sh. Diehl and Lemieux display their sh with Miss King sh 2012, Ashley Payne. The crew of the Green Banana, with Capt. Josh Bloodworth, took second place with this 31.25-pounder. The group said the catch was a team effort. Bubba McKenzie, with Capt. Blake Gardner, snagged the third-place sh, worth $1,000. Capt. Jim Niblett caught the top Spanish mackerel weighed at the tourney, this one coming in at 4.85 pounds. The heaviest sh of the day, this 52.45 pound Wahoo, worth $1,000, was brought in by the crew of the Birds Nest and Capt. Rodney McCart, who caught the sh. Also onboard were Rick Northern, Matt Fulton and Chris Duncan. Amberjack and grouper still are being caught in 100 to 250 feet of water. Offshore conditions have improved after the storm, and the bottom bite is red hot right now. A few king sh and Spanish are still around, but they wont be for long!Inshore OffshoreThings are getting back to normal around St. Joe after last weeks close call with Hurricane Isaac. Trout, red sh and ounder have all been reported on the bay this week. Lake Wimico has been hit-or-miss lately for bass; however, the moving water should stir things up this week. SPONSORED BY

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PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SP O RTS www.starfl.com ASection WEEKLY ALMANAC ST.JOSEPH BAY APALACHICOLA BAY, WESTPASS TIDETABLES MONTHLY AVERAGESTo nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from these given for APALACHICOLA: HIGH LOW Cat Point Minus 0:40 Minus 1:17 East Pass Minus 0:27 Minus 0:27 To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from those given for CARRABELLE: HIGH LOW Bald Point Minus 9:16 Minus 0:03 Sponsor the WEEKLY ALMANACCall Today!227-7847 Date HighLow%Precip Thu, Sept. 0685 7630% Fri, Sept. 0785 7630% Sat, Sept. 0885 7550% Sun, Sept. 0983 7130% Mon, Sept. 1082 7410% Tues, Sept. 1184 74 0% Wed, Sept. 1283 73 0% 6 Th 128am 1.7 1212pm 0.4 7 Fr 217am 1.8 139pm 0.4 8 Sa 316am 1.8 244pm 0.3 9 Su 422am 1.8 333pm 0.3 10 Mo 530am 1.9 412pm 0.2 11 Tu 635am 1.9 443pm 0.3 12 We 738am 1.8 508pm 0.3 13 Th 842am 1.7 527pm 0.6 14 Fr 953am 1.6 1156pm 1.0 536pm 0.8 15 Sa 1116am 1.4 1059pm 1.1 304am 0.9 525pm 1.0 16 Su 104pm 1.2 1050pm 1.4 458am 0.8 435pm 1.1 17 Mo 1108pm 1.7 625am 0.6 18 Tu 1145pm 1.9 750am 0.4 5 We 557am 1.6 810pm 1.3 1214am 1.1 126pm 0.5 6 Th 627am 1.6 922pm 1.2 1239am 1.2 220pm 0.5 7 Fr 705am 1.6 1052pm 1.2 111am 1.3 331pm 0.5 8 Sa 751am 1.6 155am 1.3 453pm 0.5 9 Su 1228am 1.3 849am 1.6 315am 1.4 607pm 0.5 10 Mo 134am 1.3 1002am 1.5 508am 1.4 706pm 0.4 11 Tu 214am 1.4 1123am 1.5 635am 1.4 755pm 0.4 12 We 245am 1.4 1239pm 1.6 737am 1.3 837pm 0.4 13 Th 308am 1.4 146pm 1.6 824am 1.1 913pm 0.4 14 Fr 328am 1.4 245pm 1.6 906am 1.0 946pm 0.5 15 Sa 345am 1.5 341pm 1.6 944am 0.8 1016pm 0.6 16 Su 401am 1.5 437pm 1.6 1022am 0.6 1045pm 0.8 17 Mo 420am 1.6 534pm 1.6 1103am 0.4 1112pm 1.0 18 Tu 442am 1.6 635pm 1.5 1147am 0.3 1140pm 1.1 Thursday, September 6, 2012 Page 9Star Staff ReportPort St. Joe provided another sign that 2012 could be a turnaround season with a 46-8 triumph over Wewahitchka Friday in their annual battle for Gulf County bragging rights among the Class 1A schools. The Tiger Sharks (1-0), who won only three games last season but were dominant in a three-school jamboree last week, bolted to a 338 lead by halftime and brought on running clock with two third-quarter touchdowns. I just think we came out and worked hard, talked about playing physical football and we got after it from the get-go, Port St. Joe coach Chuck Gannon said. It was just a rival and theyre (Wewa) going to be a good football team down the road, but tonight we got after it. Dusty Richter opened the scoring with a 14-yard run with 3:16 left in the rst quarter. Natrone Lee then ended the quarter with an 89-yard burst and quarterback Ramello Zaccaro passed to Jarkeice Davis for the conversion and a 14-0 lead. Davis scored on a 50-yard punt return and with 8:22 before halftime Jak Riley scored on a 77-yard run and it was 26-0. Wewahitchka (0-1) blocked a punt and Jayln Addison recovered in the end zone for the Gators touchdown. Quarterback Rashard Ranie ran a conversion to get Wewahitchka within 26-8. With 46 seconds left in the half, however, Zaccaro passed 9 yards to Lee and Justin Hites extra point opened a 33-8 bulge. Davis scored on a 10-yard run and Zaccaro sprinted 75 yards for the nal touchdown. Hites second point punctuated the rout with 3:21 remaining in the third quarter. Lee led the Tiger Sharks with 105 yards rushing on ve carries. Riley had 82 yards rushing and Davis 41. Jay Shiver topped the Gators with 15 yards on ve attempts. Port St. Joe is at Bozeman next week. Wewahitchka plays at Vernon.Lady Tiger Sharks drop season openerStar Staff ReportIn a tough match played last Thursday at Rutherford High School, the Lady Tiger Sharks volleyball team lost its rst match of the season. After winning the rst set 28-26, the Lady Tiger Sharks lost the next three by scores of 16-25, 20-25, and 2628. The toughest loss came in the fourth set when Port St. Joe was winning 22-14 and lost the set 26-28. Although the team had two players out for injuries during that set, Coach Wayne Taylor said that was not an excuse for not being able to close the deal. With only three seniors and two juniors on a squad of 13, this is a young team. There is excitement on the team about the possibilities for the season. Taylor said that they are trying to settle on who will ll in some key positions. There were times when they looked outstanding and other times, confused, said Taylor. He went on to say, Obviously its too early to make any predictions about the season but were very excited about the possibilities. The Lady Tiger Sharks play in Chipley Saturday in a tournament and will play at Freeport on Monday, Sept. 10. The next night the Lady Tiger Sharks have their rst home match of the season against district rivals Blountstown. Come out and support the team! Junior varsity starts at 6 p.m. ET followed by varsity at approximately 7 p.m.Port St. Joe routs county rival Wewahitchka Its ugly, dirty and tough, but nd the right spots and shing can be greatBy FRANK SARGEANTfranksargeant@charter.net OK, for a while after a hurricane, its just going to be plain ugly on the water we know that. But theres always a silver lining to shing conditions after a big storm. Maybe its a bit mud-stained, but its there. The runoff from the big rains means the rivers will be high and murky, and all that fresh water coming down into the bays means they will have a slug of low-salinity water moving through them. The tanninstained water turns the bays black and even creates a long rip-line extending into the Gulf where the salt water meets the fresh, green meeting black. Some species are ne with low salinity, some high-tail it. And most dont like the mud stirred up by wind, waves and strong currents. So, lets start upstream and work down.FRESHWATERHigh water gives bass a chance to move into shallow backwaters and creeks where they cant go at lower levels and as the water starts to fall back to normal levels, they gang up at the creek mouths and drains to eat the bait that gets pulled out with the falling water. In the lower reaches, theyll have red sh with them; reds are pretty tolerant of low salinity. Anywhere a side creek forms a point as it enters a larger river, where a culvert or a dam creates ow and aeration, where theres an eddy in fast-moving water, there are likely to be bass as well as lunker cat sh in the deeper holes and stripers and hybrids in areas like the Apalach below Woodruff Dam. Starting on the east side of the Panhandle, the owing water is likely to produce angling action in the Ochlocknee and Apalachicola rivers anywhere from their respective dams down to tide-water. Deer Point Lake Dam at the head of North Bay is worth checking, as are all the creeks that run into the bays in the Panama City Beach areaBurnt Mill and Crooked Creek are some of the larger ows. Farther west, the Choctawhatchee and Mitchell rivers can be good, and Four Mile Creek, Alaqua Creek, Basin Bayou, Rock Creek and Jumper Creek are worth a look. Feeding into Pensacola Bay, the East Bay River north of Navarre, the Blackwater and the Escambia are all major out ows where sh can take advantage of water coming out of the swamps as things settle back toward normal. For bass on the runouts, noisy topwaters always are a good start a big Super Spook or Gun sh 115, worked fast with the current, nails the hungriest sh and lets you know where there might be a school. You can then follow up with a -ounce jig or a weighted creature bait, bumped along bottom with the ow, to wear them out. Jerk-baits like the Slug-Go can also do the job. Dark colors work best in the dark water.FISHING THE BAYSSome of the usual inshore saltwater suspects including spotted sea trout can be very hard to nd after a major ush of black water comes into the bays they move to the main passes or out into the gulf, where they settle on nearshore structure until things get back to normal. Reds can be anywhere from well up the rivers to out on the beach they dont seem to mind the tannin water, but for those who like to look for them on the ats, the dark water makes them a lot harder to see. In some areas, however, the natural topography of the bays and ats restricts the ow of the fresh water, keeping the shallowest ats salty and clear in most storms nd some of these ats, on the back side of Santa Rosa, for example, and you may nd lots of reds ripe for sightshing. Flats nearer the major passes also tend to clear quicker thanks to the regular ushing of the tides, so these are also worth checking. Visible reds can be caught on all the usual stuff, including gold streamer ies, weedless spoons and DOA Shrimp, provided they are adroitly placed well ahead of the sh. Where you cant see them under docks with a good ow, for example, its smarter to switch to live shrimp or pin sh. Anchor well back from the structure and make casts upstream so that the baits sweep the edges of the pilings you might have to hit a dozen piers without catching anything, but eventually youll nd one where theyre stacked up. Flounder generally are less affected by murky water than other species, and the usual spots are likely to continue to be productive. Check out piers, oyster bars, channel edges and jetty rocks, and sh live killi sh which you can net around oyster bars at low tide; theyre by far the best ounder bait there is. Of course, live shrimp are much easier to get and also work well. Or trim a quarter-ounce bucktail jig with a live killi or fresh shrimp tail and drag it down over the dropoff. When shing jetty rocks, remember the sh may be anywhere from 3 feet off the rocks on out; sh parallel to the rocks to start and then work out to deeper water. Flounder dont move a lot, so you have to. Make a series of casts, drag the bait over all the structure you can reach, and then move 10 yards down the jetty and fan cast once again. Keep moving until you hit sh; sitting in one spot with bait on the bottom catches only cat sh most of the time, though you might luck into a passing red sh.GREEN WATER TACTICSIts common for a rip-line to form around the major inlets after a big rain inshore; theres black water coming out of the pass on outgoing tide, owing into the green water of the Gulf and forming distinct edges usually littered with weeds and debris the fresh water takes a long distance to mix with the salt water. The rip where these two waters meet can hold anything from kings and Spanish to cobia and bull sharks. Best way to sh these edges is to slow-troll a live blue-runner, nger mullet, thread n or horse sardine down the green side of the rip, just out of the trash line. Game sh seem to cruise the edge looking for food pulled out of the bays, and if your bait is in the right place at the right time, you get bit. Plenty of big king mackerel tournaments have been won with this tactic. Its wise to take a few tips from the king sh pros for this type of shing, even if youre not competing in a tournament. Add a menhaden oil drip (available at tackle shops that cater to offshore anglers, and at Bass Pro Shops) as well as a mesh bag full of dogfood soaked with menhaden oil to create a scent trail that will bring sh to your baits. This tactic works best if you troll one area for an extended period make a half-mile loop down one side of the black water and up the other, and repeat farther out if you dont nd sh. Tossing a live thread n or sardine into the wake now and then may draw up a skyrocketing sh and let you know where to concentrate your efforts. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLAFTER THE STORM

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APAstronaut Neil Armstrong, pilot for the Gemini VIII mission, is shown March 6, 1966.Afterward, a couple of Neils mates observed Navy tradition by cutting off the lower half of his tie, Hansen wrote. And Neil gave Chipper Rivers a bottle of his favorite whiskey. Hansens interviews with Armstrongs classmates showed they regarded the future astronaut (who at age 20 was the youngest member of the squadron) as a promising aviator. He was con dent, but not cocky, David Stephenson told the biographer. Neil had a head start on most of us by virtue of his experience as a private pilot, Bruce Clingan said. Beyond that, I think he had a tremendous natural talent. If it involved flying, he was very good at it. Two years after graduation, Armstrong would go on to fly 78 combat missions in Korea in the cockpit of a F9F Panther, one of the Navys first successful carrier-based jet fighters. Rivers, now 88, continued on to a distinguished career in the Navy, including serving as assistant chief of naval intelligence for a 12-man Navy staff attached to the 8th Army in Korea before retiring for a second career as a school teacher in Apalachicola. He was at the couples cottage at Indian Pass on that famous day in July 1969, watching the sketchy reception on a black-and-white television. He was still coaching him, still chipping all the way through, recalled Rivers wife, Laurie. Rivers wrote Armstrong a letter of congratulations and on Sept, 25, 1969, he received a hand-signed thank you letter on NASA stationary from his former student. I certainly appreciate your very kind words concerning our recent adventure, Armstrong wrote. It certainly was a satisfying experience for us and we are very encouraged by the reception it has been given around the world. Rivers said he was not at all surprised by Armstrongs self-effacing tone in describing his role in one of mankinds most signi cant achievements. He was perhaps the most reserved person Ive ever known, Rivers said. I remember the days at Whiting Field very well and the excellent beginning that you provided me, Armstrong went on to write, before referring to other instructors of that vintage who he had occasion to run across in his current duties. I recall vividly the evening I spent with you and your wife at your home near Milton and look forward to renewing the acquaintance, Armstrong wrote in closing. I frequently drive through Apalachicola en route to the Cape and will certainly plan on giving you a ring on my next trip that way. On this occasion, 20 years after he had studied ight under Rivers, Armstrong addressed the letter simply to Pal. AP Astronaut Neil Armstrong, pilot for the Gemini ence for us and we are very encouraged by the reception it has been given around the world. Rivers said he was not at all surprised by Armstrongs self-effacing tone in describing his role in one of mankinds most signi cant achievements. He was perhaps the most reserved person Ive ever known, Rivers said. I remember the days at Whiting Field very well and the excellent beginning that you provided me, Armstrong went on to write, before referring to other instructors of that vintage who he had occasion to run across in his current duties. I recall vividly the evening I spent with you and your wife at your home near Milton and look forward to 1229 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, FloridaInsuring Lives. Enriching Futures. Our experienced sta will help you choose a plan that suits your needs. Health Solutions for Individuals, Families or Small Businessess Benet Plans for: Call 850-747-0288 Your Local Agency for Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business BankruptcyOver 30 Years Legal Experience850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated Home Business Auto Health Workers Comp Prompt Dependable Same Day Service WEDNESDAY NIGHTAll You Can Eat Fish..... $13.95 THURSDAY NIGHT All You Can Eat Shrimp$14.95 7008 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach, FL 32456 (850) 647-6167 8292440 LocalA10 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 HOPPING WITH CHIPPER RIVERSJames R. Hansen, in his 2005 authorized biography First Man: the Life of Neil A. Armstrong, recounts Chipper Rivers progress notes for Armstrongs rst 14 hops during his ight training in the summer of 1949. July 8 (A-2): Average to above. Student looks around very good & appears to be at ease. Applies instructions above average. July 11 (A-5): Good hop. Satisfactory progress. July 13 (A-5): Good on procedures for stalls; however, he has dif culty maintaining constant attitudes. Coordination is weak. July 18 (A-7): Rough on coordination. Is slow to use tabs when attitude is changed. July 19 (A-8): Rough coordination, especially in turns. Tries to level off at 90-degree position on approaches instead of making a continuous turn. Has a little trouble maintaining heading on touch and go takeoffs. August 5 (A-9): Doesnt use trim enoughcoordination in general is rough. Poor speed and attitude control in landing patterns. August 11 (A-11): Entire period, with the exception of spin and high altitude emergency, was spent on landings, handled with all the different ap settings. Good hop. August 12 (A-12): Aileron and erratic rudder pressures on recoveries. Slow reacting, improper procedures on low altitude emergencies. August 15 (A-13): Shows very good progress on landing pattern & landings. Mixed up on wind directions on rst two high altitude emergencies. Poor pattern. August 16 (A-14): Unsure of himself on high altitude emergency. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesPal Rivers provided ight instruction to Neil Armstrong in a Navy SNJ training plane, such as the one shown above. MOON from page A7

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COMMUNITY www.starfl.comThursday, September 6, 2012 BPage 1SectionBig Daddy to headline seasons nal First FridaySpecial to The StarThe Gulf Alliance for Local Arts will host the sixth and nal performance of the First Fridays Music Series for 2012 this week at the Port Inn and Thirsty Goat. The Port Inn and Thirsty Goat are on U.S. Highway 98 in historic Port St. Joe, directly across from St. Joseph Bay. Randall Big Daddy Webster will unleash his trio at the Thirsty Goat beginning at 7 p.m. ET. The trios line-up will be Professor Joel C. Johnson on lead guitar, (fresh off two European tours this summer), legendary jazz drummer Leon Anderson (director, FSU Jazz Studies Department) on percussion and Randall Big Daddy Webster on lead vocals and bass-line rhythm guitar. Big Daddys patented ministry of Soul-shakin blues peppered with Soul, Jazz and Life is guaranteed to make this nale a cant-miss event. GALA is a nonpro t organization dedicated to advancing and supporting the arts and all its forms in a way that promotes education, communication and appreciation throughout Gulf County. GALAs mission is to inspire our community to recognize and embrace the power of the Arts to enrich our lives, enhance our economic development and add value to our educational programs. For more information, visit GALAs website at www.gulf alliance.org. Invest in the community volunteerBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The community need is clearly there. Two months ago, we began a column pointing out volunteering opportunities in the community. The column began with just a few items. By the second month, that was doubled. But as we approach the third month, the list grows longer, the need evident. So, we might pick this column up more than once a month moving forward. This column started in large part through these words from Trish Petrie with the Friends of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. This country was started by men and women who were willing to give their time and use their skills to build a nation where they could have better life, Petrie wrote. They were volunteers. We need to take a step back and participate with our time to help get this country back on the right track. With all the problems with the economy and balancing budgets, there will continue to be a reduction in the services and the bene ts that federal, state and local governments will be able to provide. It is time for a resurgence of volunteering. It will be up to us the people who care about our communities, our parks, our arts, our natural resources, to give our time and use our skills to preserve what is important to us. Those interested can nd the story at www. star .com and The Port St. Joe Star Facebook page. Contact the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce, Petrie or Tim Croft at tcroft@star .com to provide additional opportunities for this column. Here are a number of opportunities: The St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve requests assistance for a wide variety of tasks, everything from gardening to visitor relations to participating in the scienti c work that is on-going at the Buffer. This month wed like to spotlight Bay Day. On the rst Saturday in February and October, locals and tourists alike enjoy a Low Country Boil and educational tours of the Preserve and Bay. A lot of effort and planning are required to accomplish these events. Please consider contacting the Preserve to learn how you can help Sandra and our Friends group put together this wonderful funlled day for the community. Volunteer to teach a Junior Achievement class at the fth-grade, eighthgrade or high school level, Panama City Music Association announces 2013 seasonSpecial to The StarThe Panama City Music Association will open its 71st season Nov. 18 with a popular Broadway musical theater production appealing to all ages. The four-concert series will follow with a multi-musical style celebration of the AfricanAmerican tenor voice: a fast-paced show featuring ddle and violin virtuosos, and, an all-time favorite Verdi opera. The series will kick off on at 7:30 p.m. CT Nov. 18 with Shrek, the Musical, a show based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks lm that brings the hilarious story of everyones favorite ogre to life on stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre not a handsome prince shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who wont shut up, a villain with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and more than a dozen other fairy tale mis ts, and you have the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, theres one on hand and his name is Shrek. The show features a score of 19 new songs, laughs, dancing and breathtaking scenery. At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, the acclaimed Three Mo Tenors will present a theatrically staged concert celebration of the AfricanAmerican tenor voice including opera, Broadway, jazz, blues, soul, spiritual, new school and gospel a performance spanning eight musical styles and 400 years of music. The Three Mo Tenors opened in New York City to critical and audience acclaim in August 2000 The group has appeared on NBCs Today Show, The White House, Kennedy Center, The Mark Twain Awards, NAACP Image Awards Show and recorded a CD and DVD for RCA. The concert was awarded its own TV special on PBS. In 2007, Three Mo Tenors completed a successful run at the Little Shubert Theatre in New York City, where it won the Audelco award. A Taste of Three Mo Tenors, a live CD recorded in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre, is available on CD Baby, Amazon. com and iTunes. The exciting Bow re ensemble will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Marina Civic Center. Bowre brings the total string experience and one of the most accomplished lineups of ddle and violin virtuosos ever assembled on one stage. The audience is taken on a musical journey including jazz, classical, bluegrass, Celtic, rock, gypsy and world music. Bow re is electrifying music, incredible step and tap dancing, and beautiful voices in a fast-paced show with rst class production values, according to show producers. This will be a return visit to the Marina Civic center where Bow re performed in 2004 as one of the PCMAs featured productions. The audience gave the performance rave notices and members have been asking for a return engagement ever since, said Dr. Carolyn Wilson, PCMA president. Verdis much-loved opera La Traviata, a perfect nale to PCMAs 71st season, will appear in a 4 p.m. CT matinee Feb. 24. This dazzling production with its beautiful, familiar music is the moving story of the consumptive, Parisian courtesan Violetta who sacri ces her chance at true love with Alfredo at his fathers behest. Verdis intense, emotional music puts La Traviata in the top ten of all-time opera favorites! The opera features a great soprano role by Violetta whose Act One aria Sempre libera is a show-stopper. The opera is laced with other hit tunes as well. All performances are at the Marina Civic Center. Season subscription and single ticket sale information is available at 236-1260. By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The Mexico Beach Civic Association will again this year be a part of the Ocean Conservancys movement for Trash Free Seas when the 27th annual International Coastal Cleanup takes place next weekend. The clean up at Mexico Beach will begin at 8:30 a.m. CT Sept. 15 at Sunset Park. The cleanup will continue until 10:30 a.m. This is a great family activity, said Jane Mathis of the Mexico Beach Civic Association. Meet some new people. Just show up; there is no need to register ahead of time. The Mexico Beach volunteers join hundreds of thousands across the globe who participate in this annual event. The International Coast Cleanup is the worlds largest volunteer effort to help protect our ocean, lakes and rivers. Volunteers spend a few hours removing trash and debris from beaches, lakes and rivers keeping track of every piece of trash they nd. Ocean Conservancy uses that information to produce an annual snapshot of the problem of marine debris. In the past 26 years, more than 9 million volunteers have removed 153 million pounds of trash from more than 312,000 miles of coastline and waterways in 153 countries and locations. Trash jeopardizes the health of our ocean, our economy and people, said David Pittenger, director of Ocean Conservancys Trash Free Seas program. There are sometimes uncontrollable events, like the Japan tsunami, that add to the problem of marine debris, thats why its important to tackle whats preventable. Last year, volunteers found enough food packaging to get takeout for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for the next 858 years. In Florida, 22,935 volunteers found more than 200,000 pounds of trash in 2011. In Mexico Beach, 42 volunteers found almost 1,000 pounds of trash on the 3.1 miles of beach. PHOTOS COURTESY OF JANE MATHIS See CLEANUP B5 See VOLUNTEER B5

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B2 | The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 Ms. Lynn Todd and Mr. Michael Todd would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cheyne Elizabeth Todd, to Bryan Robert Tune, son of Mr. And Mrs. Robert M. Tune of Williston, S.C. Cheyne is the granddaughter of Ms. Helen Quackenbush and the late Harold Quackenbush of Port St. Joe, and Mr. Red Todd and the late Rita Todd of Port St. Joe, and she is the great-granddaughter of Ms. Lucy Abbot of Port St. Joe. Bryan is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Augustine of Williston and Mr. John N. Tune and the late Lounette Tune of Williston. The wedding is planned for 4:30 p.m. ET Friday, Oct. 5, at St. James Episcopal Church in Port St. Joe. A reception will follow at the Centennial Building. All friends and family are invited. No local invitations will be sent. Following the wedding, and Bryans yearlong tour in South Korea, Cheyne and Bryan will be living in Sumter, S.C., where Bryan will be stationed at Shaw Air Force Base. OFTHEWEEKPET St. Joseph Bay Humane SocietyHi, my name is Luke and I am an English Foxhound/ American English Coonhound Mix. I love my human and canine friends and even tolerate my feline friends. Leash training is easy and I am learning my other commands as well. I will grow up to be big dog one day and want to do so in my new forever home. If you adopt me I promise to be on my best puppy behavior and love you furrrever.WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH SOME GENERAL MAINTANCE, CLEANING, PAINTING ECTVOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED FOR PET SOCIALIZATION AND FOSTER HOMES.SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED STUDENTS. Please do not hesitate to email townsend.hsdirector@gmail.com or adoptbaystjoe@gmail.com or call the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society at 850-227-1103 and ask for Melody or Debbie! Online applications are available at www.sjbhumanesociety.org. Adoption fees include our cost of spay/neuter and current vaccinations. We are now proud partners with www.petsforpatriots.org Our hours for the shelter are Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am-4 pm! Our shelter location is 1007 Tenth Street in Port St. Joe! IF YOU ARE MISSING A PET, PLEASE CHECK WITH US!Follow us on Facebook: St. Joseph Bay Humane Society $5.00 donation Hotdog Chips & Drink (Limit 2 dogs per donation)(850) 227-9393 Lois ByrdGulf School BoardDistrict 4To the 41% of the voters in District 4 Gulf CountySchool Board. support. Appreciation goes to all who were there Lois Byrd Becky HarePiano/Keyboard Instructor Piano LessonsLessons in your home for you convenience!!! 850-899-1827 TANNING, WAXING, EAR PIERCING, FEATHERS, FASHION EXTENSIONS & UP DOS.Welcomes LindsayStreetWalk-ins Welcome SocietyStar Staff ReportThere will be a regular general meeting of American Legion Post 116 at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 15. The meeting will be held at Emerson Cooling & Heating, located at 109 Trade Circle West in Port St. Joe. This will be a general business meeting and discussion of upcoming fund raising events. Food and Refreshments to follow. Eligibility for Membership and Bene ts can be found on the American Legion Website: www.legion.org. We invite all eligible veterans to join our organization. For God and Country.Star Staff ReportThe GFWC Wewahitchka Womans Club, Inc., will be holding an auction at 9 a.m. CT on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Lake Alice Park. Items are needed for this auction. If you have anything that you would like to donate to the auction, we will take almost anything, and will pick up the item(s). The Club is also selling tickets for Desserts for a Year. Tickets are $5 each and the winner will receive a homemade dessert made by members of the Club each month for a year. Drawing for the Desserts for a Year will be done during the upcoming auction. If you would like to donate any items or purchase tickets for the Desserts for a Year, please call either Patty Fisher at 639-9794 or Dianne Semmes at 639-5345/227-6425. All proceeds from these projects will go to scholarships for students at Wewahitchka High School, as well as various projects to help support our community. Mr. and Mrs. B. Phillip Earley and Mr. and Mrs. James L. Terry, request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their children, Leslie Anne Earley and Hampton Rush Terry on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. (EST) at First Baptist Church in Port St. Joe, Florida. All friends and family are invited to attend. No local invitations have been sent. A reception will be held following the ceremony at The George Core Park.Star Staff ReportThe Port St. Joe Garden Club is having a membership drive at its opening meeting at noon Sept. 13 with a potluck luncheon. If you are interested in becoming a Garden Club member, bring a potluck dish and a happy spirit to the historic Garden Center at 216 8th St. Learn about our club and get to know our members. Our program will be making pinecone hummingbirds to decorate your yard and home. Come and join the fun! Jimmy and Tessie Myrick of White City are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Danielle Myrick, to Alexander Lynch, son of Ben and Maria Foss of Defuniak Springs. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Port St. Joe High School and is employed at Capitol City Bank as head teller. She is the granddaughter of Frank Williams of Port St. Joe, Ann Williams of Altha and the late T.E. and Nell Vandedender of White City. Alex is a 2001 graduate of Port St. Joe High School and is employed at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park as a park ranger. He is the grandson of Ida Bertani of White City and Larry and Patsy Foss of Defuniak Springs. An outdoor wedding is planned for 4 p.m. ET on Oct. 20 under the oaks of the grounds of Gulf ARC on Industrial Road in Port St. Joe. No local invitations are being sent but all friends and relatives are invited to attend.Star Staff ReportTallahassee Orthopedic Clinic will be closing its Port St. Joe satellite location on Sept. 20. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic will be available for your continued orthopedic care at its other locations. For appointments call 5263236 or 229-1177 If you would like copies of records you can contact the TOC of ce at 877-8174 or Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic, 3334 Capital Medical Blvd., Suite 400, Tallahassee, FL. 32308. Cheyne Elizabeth Todd, Bryan Robert Tune engagedLeslie Anne Earley, Hampton Rush Terry to wed GARDEN CLUB MEMBERSHIP DRIVE AMERICAN LEGION POST 116 REGULAR MEETING WEWAHITCHKA WOMANS CLUB AUCTIONDanielle Myrick, Alexander Lynch ENGAGED TOC OFFICE IN PORT ST. JOE CLOSING

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Coupon Expires: 9-30-12 FREEEYE EXAMCODE: PJ00Darren Payne, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract SurgeonLee Mullis, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract SurgeonTodd Robinson, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon School NewsSpecial to The StarEssex, NYCollege For Every Student (www.collegefes. org), a national nonpro t that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college, is honoring 20 schools in eight states as Schools of Distinction for their efforts in creating high levels of college awareness and aspirations among their students. Among those schools is Port St. Joe Elementary School. The CFES School of Distinction award recognizes schools that have exemplary programs incorporating the three CFES core practices: Leadership through Service, Mentoring, and Pathways to College. These schools not only provide intensive exposure to the three practices for targeted students, known as CFES Scholars, but create a college-going culture that promotes college readiness and success for their entire student body. Schools of Distinction offer school-wide activities that enable all students and their families to learn about the college application process, nancial aid, and strategies that foster college persistence. The 2011-2012 Schools of Distinction are: Bayard Middle School, Wilmington, DE Burton Elementary School, Erie, PA Cloonan Middle School, Stamford, CT Crown Point Central School, Crown Point, NY Delta High School, Delta, CO Delta Middle School, Delta, CO Delta Opportunity School, Delta, CO Diehl Elementary School, Erie, PA Dole Middle School, Honolulu, HI Elbert-Palmer Elementary School, Wilmington, DE Global Tech Prep Middle School, New York, NY Lincoln Elementary School, Erie, PA Northend Elementary School, New Britain, CT Peru High School, Peru, NY Plattsburgh High School, Plattsburgh, NY Port St. Joe Elementary School, Port St. Joe, FL Ticonderoga Middle School, Ticonderoga, NY Willsboro Central School, Willsboro, NY Woodrow Wilson Middle School, Erie, PA Withrow University High School, Cincinnati, OH Criteria Attaining School of Distinction recognition is a yearlong endeavor whereby each school that applies develops activities and creates a portfolio that demonstrates their success in moving all students toward college success. In the three years that the SOD program has existed, weve seen a steady increase in student attendance, grades, behavior, leadership, and ultimately application to college, says Steve Boyce, director of the School of Distinction program. Schools are using the program to get kids interested and excited about college while they learn how to be leaders committed to making their schools and communities better places. CFES is a nonpro t organization based in Essex, NY, that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college. Currently, CFES works with 200 schools in 24 states to help its 20,000 students move toward college success. Over the last six years, 96 percent of CFES high school seniors have gone on to college. (www.collegefes.org)Special to The StarFaith Christian School proudly welcomes Mrs. Sarah White to our teaching staff. Mrs. Sarah teaches the K3 class and is excited about what the students are learning. In her classroom, you will witness a peaceful, loving atmosphere where boys and girls are taught the Word of God, are motivated to learn, and are trained to make good choices. Mrs. Sarah attends Long Avenue Baptist Church where her husband, Matthew White is the Worship Pastor. Sarah and Matthew have two beautiful daughters, one of whom is a K4 student at FCS.Special to The StarAs mandated by law, the Gulf School District is accountable for reporting changes to the Student Progression Plan, the Code of Conduct, retained by grade and FCAT assessment results. Changes can be mandated by law or recommended by schools, the student progression committee, or the district. Changes for 2012-2013 are minimal when compared to previous years. House Bill 7059 Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) provides options for the student in K-12 to progress more quickly by engaging in an academic curriculum which surpasses the curriculum for the students current grade. To participate a student must meet requirements in regard to GPA, attendance, state assessment scores, conduct, and teacher recommendation. The bill also provides seniors a seventh semester option to graduate prior to their class graduating, if they have completed all required courses and have 24 credits, passed state required assessments and have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA. This is different from the 18 credit routes which require the students to complete all required credits in 3 years. The committee removed the requirement for middle school students to pass reading, since the state only requires passing the four core courses in grades 6-8. It has been determined that students who pass the core courses are pro cient readers. Transfer students who have credit in Algebra I, Biology or Geometry will not take Floridas EOC, if they have achieved a passing score on a like assessment whether standardized nationally or within the state from which the student comes. Credit recovery courses may only be used for credit recovery, grade forgiveness or remediation for students needing to prepare for EOC assessment retake. These courses are not bound by Florida Statute requiring 135 hours. There were no changes to the Code of Conduct, but parents and students are encouraged to access it on the districts website and be very familiar with expectations for behavior that promotes a positive learning environment. FCAT reading data for grades 3-10 are reported county-wide by number and percent for Levels 1 and 2: Grade 3 Level 128 (22 percent), Level 2-61 (48 percent); Grade 4 Level 1-27 (19 percent), Level 260 (42 percent); Grade 5 Level 116 (11 percent), Level 254 (38 percent); Grade 6 Level 1 29 (19 percent), Level 2-34 (22 percent); Grade 7 Level 1 22 (15 percent), Level 2 (32 percent); Grade 8 Level 128 (18 percent), Level 260 (38 percent); Grade 9 Level 1 34 (22 percent), Level 2 56 (36 percent); Grade 10 Level 1 35 (28 percent), Level 274 (59 percent). Third grade Promotion for Good Cause: Alternate Assessment 3; Portfolio 4; ESE 7; Other1. For more information about your childs school, you may access the Florida Department of Education at www. doe. org (School Grade) or the districts webpage via www.gulf.k12. .us. Look under documents for the Student Progression Plan, Code of Conduct, the Title I Parent Involvement Plan, School Improvement Plans and other documents of interest. The School Public Accountability Report will be available on the districts webpage as well as at each school upon request.Star Staff ReportThe Port St. Joe High School Class of 1972 is planning a reunion for Oct. 6. Details are not nal, but the organizers want the word out and ask all classmates to put the date on their calendar. Any questions or suggestions should be directed to Wyvonne Pickett (rwpickett@gmail.com) or Steve Atchison (jsa123154@yahoo. com). They are open to suggestions and want to have a great 40 year get-together. For more information, please visit www.psj72.com. Star Staff ReportWith the Olympic Games winding down as school was winding up, faculty, parents and family members treated the trip back to the classroom as something of a Gulf County Olympic Games. Each class chose a country to study and represent at the Back to School Olympics on Aug. 17. Flags from all countries were carried by students around the Wewahitchka High School football eld. A funlled and educational afternoon was enjoyed by all. A special thanks from the school to parents and family members who volunteered and made the event a success. fromPort St. Joe Elementary School DOLPHIN NEWS College For Every Student (CFES) Honors 20 schools nationwide The Lions Tale Gulf County school district newsAn Olympic start to the school year The Lions TALE PSJHS CLASS OF REUNION

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FAITHPage B4 www.starfl.com Jerry Arhelger, SOUTHERLAND FAMILY FUNERAL HOME507 10th Street Port St. Joe(850) 229-8111 TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIMKNOWNST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH800 22ND STREET, PORT ST. JOE8:00 and 11:00 a.m. (EST) Sunday School 9:45 www.stjamesepiscopalchurch.orgCome worship with us! Rector Father Tommy Dwyer St. Peters Church, ACC(Traditional Services 1928 BCP) Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M. Community Healing Service 6:00 P.M. 4th Thursday of Every MonthThe Rev. Dr. D. Pete Windham, Priest The Rev Lou Little, Deacon Services Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library DriveAn Unchanging Faith In A Changing World Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M.The Rev. Lou Little, PriestServices Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library Drive An Unchanging Faith In A Changing World COMFORTER FUNERAL HOMEW. P. Rocky ComforterL.F.D.(850) 227-1818 www.faithchristianpsj.net (850) 229-6707 9:45 10:30 10:45 6:00 Our Church can be your homeFirst Church of the Nazarene2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 (850) 229-9596 Give unto the Lord the glory due His name, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. Psalm 29:2Sunday School............................10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ...........11 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship ..............6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ....... 7 p.m. A Spirit Filled Outreach Oriented Word of Faith ChurchHOME OF THE POWERHOUSE YOUTHMINISTRIESPastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford Welcome you to worship with us: Sunday 10:30am SundayNight Prayer 6pm Wednesday 7pm www.familylifechurch.net 323Reid Ave ~ Downtown Port St. Joe, FL ~ 850-229-5433 TOUCHING LIVES WITH THE LOVE OF JESUS 6pm Deborah Tuttle Wednesday: Children: 6:15 p.m. ET Youth: 6:15 p.m. ET Choir: 7:00 p.m. ET First Baptist Church 102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE Buddy Caswell, Minister of Music & Education Bobby Alexander,Minister to StudentsNew Service Schedule for First Baptist ChurchSunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am Sunday School & Worship Service ................. 10:30 am Sunday Evening Adult Bible Study ................. 6:00 pm Wednesday Night Supper .......................... 5:30 pm Wednesday Night Adult Prayer Meeting ............. 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Children's Ministry activities ....... 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities ........... 6:30 pm www.fbcpsj.org Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities www.fbcpsj.org Jeff Pinder Pastor SundaySunday School.............9:00 am Worship Service............10:30 am Youth Groups...............5:30 pm New Service Schedule for First Baptist ChurchSunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am WednesdayDinner.5:00 6:00 pm AWANA.6:00 7:30 pm Surrender Student Ministry6:15 7:30 pm Prayer/Bible Study.6:30 7:30 pm Read the Bible for Life Class6:15 7:30 pm Nursery..6:00 7:30 pm This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week.Thursday, September 6, 20121942-2012 On Aug. 22, 2012, David Moore ended his ght with mesothelioma surrounded by his loving family and the supportive staff of Covenant Hospice, BMC. He retired from Arizona Chemical in 2006 after 33 years. He described his time there as only a means to accomplish his true job, which was to raise his children. In 1992, he responded to Pastor Johnny Jenkins to help start New Life Christian Center, an interracial church. He served the church in the beginning as copastor, and became known as Dad to most of the congregation. He lovingly led by example, always giving wisdom, knowledge and support to all who asked. He in uenced the lives of his children, his family, friends and many others in the community. Dave loved his family and was a devoted husband and father. He was faithful, God-loving and a mighty man of valor. Although he is no longer physically with us, his legacy of love, compassion, and devotion to God and family will live the lives he has touched forever. Visitation was held at Oak Grove Church in Port St. Joe on Sunday, Aug. 26. Services followed. In lieu of owers, please make your donations to Covenant Hospice at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. David MooreEverett Bill McFarland was born April 7, 1931 in Blountstown to Pearl and Everett McFarland. He passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 in Panama City at the age of 81. Bill was retired from Vitro, a long-time resident of Port St Joe, member of Oak Grove Assembly of God, and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He is survived by his daughters, Cindy Tomlin (Jim) and Linda Pace (Johnny); eight grandchildren, Steven Odom, Jamie Tomlin, Jennifer Tomlin, Bryan Hobbs, B.J. Tomlin, Jessica Pace, John Pace, and Megan Pace; siblings, Mary Ann Hornsby, Madelyn Harlow, Lois Jean Rammacher, and Patrick McFarland; brother-in-law, Anthony Taranto (Toni); sistersin-law, Netta Hough and Dolores Roux (Louie); six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Taranto McFarland; son Tony McFarland; and daughter Suzanne McFarland. Funeral services were held on Aug. 30 at Oak Grove Assembly of God in Port St. Joe with burial in Holly Hill Cemetery. Viewing was held prior to the funeral. Kelley Funeral Home handling all arrangements.Bill McFarlandTo be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Nadine Mann, affectionately known as Crazy Granny, passed from this life Aug. 25, 2012 in her home surrounded by family and friends. Nadine was born in Panama City on Feb. 25, 1946 to the late James Moseley and the late Willie McIntyre. Nadine will be sorely missed by all who knew her, for her grand sense of humor and love of life drew people to her. Nadine is survived by her son, Mark Ludlum and wife Kim; her daughter, Kim McDaniel; grandsons, Bryan McDaniel and Beau Ludlum; granddaughters, Hope Ludlum and Emily Ludlum; brother, Willard Moseley and wife Becky; a special niece, Candi Laird; and numerous beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, friend and her princess. A viewing was held from 10-11 a.m. CT Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Wewahitchka, with services immediately following at 11 a.m. The family requests in lieu owers donations be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, Post Of ce Box 1520, Lynn Haven, FL 32444. All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home, Wewahitchka Branch Chapel.Nadine MannMarriage is about families and children, this with a mom and a dad. Homosexuals are ghting this in our courts, and I sure think this is sad. This nation was founded on the Bible and God. Those who go against Him will be sorry before they leave this earthly sod. If not before, then after death. Because hell awaits them after their last breath. Our president even said same-sex couples should be able to get married too. This made up my mind who to vote for, I hope it helps you. Alliance Defending Freedom is defending these court cases all over the nation. If Christians dont speak up and take a stand soon, there wont be much left of Gods creation. Billy JohnsonWomen Fashioned by God programA Women Fashioned by God program will be held at Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 8. During this program, local community women will be honored. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. For further information see Sister Freddie Davis, program coordinator. Homecoming at Highland View BaptistThe Highland View Baptist Church will hold its 32nd annual Homecoming at 10:30 a.m. ET on Sept. 9. We will be celebrating 61 years of ministry and would like to extend an invitation to members, past members and anyone in our community to join us on this special day. Our former interim pastor, Bro. Howard Browning will be our guest speaker and we will have several music presentations. There will be a covered dish lunch in the Church Fellowship Hall following the service. The church is at 310 Ling Street in Highland View. Annual Womens Day at Philadelphia PrimitiveAnnual Women Day will be celebrated at Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 16. Mother Patricia Mayes of Crawfordville will be the guest speaker. The members are excited about this great event and, an inspirational and motivational service is being planned. Drummond Family at New HarvestThe Drummond Family will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. CT Sunday, Sept. 23 at New Harvest Fellowship Assembly of God Church, 1800 N. State Highway 71 in Wewahitchka. DAVID MOORE Obituaries Faith BRIEFS Where do you stand? William Hubert Bill Lindsey Sr., a retired Ai Force Master Sgt., was born at Sumatra at the home of his maternal grandparents on March 10, 1929, the son of Melvin and Ludy May Hill Lindsey. He died in Tallahassee Monday, Sept. 3, with his beloved wife of 60 years, Anne, by his side. After graduating from Carrabelle High School as salutatorian in 1947, Bill, also known locally as Hubert, enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, which later became the U.S. Air Force. His 27 years of active duty before retirement included a year of wartime service in Vietnam. Mr. Lindsey was a member of the Carrabelle United Methodist Church for many years and served as both nancial secretary and treasurer. At the time of his passing, he was a member of the Carrabelle Episcopal Church of the Ascension and served as an usher. In addition to his wife Anne, he is survived by their two children, Linda Key (and husband Bill) of OFallon, Ill., and William H. Lindsey Jr. (and wife Barbara) of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren, Charles and Virginia Key of Illinois and Michael, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn and Megan Lindsey of Texas; four great-grandchildren, Danny, Will and Malcom Key and Reid Stabiler; three brothers, Melvin Louis (wife Ida Belle) of Port St. Joe, Fred of Sumatra and John G. (wife Sandra) of Blountstown; six nieces and eight nephews. Services will be held at a later date. Kelley Funeral Home, of Apalachicola, will be handling all arrangements.William H. Lindsey Sr.

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LocalThe Star| B5Thursday, September 6, 2012 Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN227-7847TODAY!CALL 227-7847 GET YOUR AD INCALL TODAY! Dri Brite Brite Brite Brite Brite 850-229-966315 Years of Service!Steam Cleaning & Remediation 24 Hour Water Extraction 229-1324 PROFESSIONAL FLOOR CARE, INC.Residential and Commercial Carpet and Upholstery CleaningServing the entire Gulf Coast area Ceramic Tile and Grout Cleaning RVs Cars Trucks Vans 24 Hour Emergency Water Extraction J.J.s Tree Service, LLC Stump Grinder Licensed & Insured Call John : (850) 899-8432 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGA public hearing will be held on the following proposed ordinance at 6:30 p.m. on September 24, 2012, in the City Hall, 109 South 2nd Street, Wewahitchka, FL., at which time the City Commission will consider its adoption into law. The ordinance in its entirety may be inspected hours. All interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with the respect to this proposed ordinance. ORDINANCE NO. 2012-1060L AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF CITY COMMISSIONERS AMENDING THE CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA CODE OF ORDINANCES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCE NO. 2007-1033L; TO ADOPT A NEW ORDINANCE NO. 2012-1060L; TO ADOPT FLOOD HAZARD MAPS, TO DESIGNATE A FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR, TO ADOPT PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT IN FLOOD HAZARD AREAS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO ADOPT LOCAL ADMINISTRATIVE AMENDMENTS AND LOCAL TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE PERTAINING TO THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES IN FLOOD HAZARD AREAS; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY; REPEALED; SEVERABILITY; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the above City Commission with respect to any matter considered at such hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. PUBLIC NOTICEA Public Hearing will be held at the Planningand Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on Monday, September 17 2012 at 8:45 a.m. EST, and at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday,September 25, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EST. Both public hearings will be held in the BOCC Meeting Room at the Robert M. Moore AdministrationBuilding, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. The public hearings will be to discuss and act on the following:1. Variance Application Hinds & Ivey ParcelID # 03798-660R & 03798-662RLocated in Section 31, Township 6 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida encroachment into road setback for elevated deck.2. Development Policy, Ordinances, ComprehensivePlan and LDR Revisions Occupational License Comp Plan GOPs Construction without permit penalties and Additional development & planning issues 3. Public and Open Discussion The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters. Information prior to the meeting can be viewed at the Planning Department at 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Room 311. (2012.88) and help teach students real life skills. Junior Achievement teaches our children about running businesses, managing money and preparing to get a job. All of our classes are taught by volunteers from the community. Whether you are an employee, employer, retiree or stay-at-home parent, Junior Achievement values the life experiences you can share with the students while teaching the Junior Achievement ourses. All volunteers are provided course kits that have everything you need to teach a class, as well as training that will help you feel more comfortable in the classroom. All kits have hands-on activities that keep the students engaged and interested. A class lasts ve to seven weeks, depending on the age group, and meets once each week, during the school day, for an hour. The amount of commitment time is ve to seven hours to teach the class, two hours for training and your preparation time which varies from person to person. The classes are sponsored by individuals and businesses in the community, and by the Tapper Foundation and Port St. Joe Capacity Building Fund. There is no cost to the school or the volunteer. For information about volunteering for fall or spring classes, email Jackie Brooks at jabay@knology.net or call 624-0524. Covenant Hospice is in need of volunteers in Gulf County. Covenant Hospice provides a special kind of caring for persons with life-limiting illnesses, their families and loved ones. We offer many volunteer opportunities for all ages, to t into any schedule. Our volunteers are the heart of the Covenant Hospice team. They receive free specialized training to provide companionship and support to patients and families, or to assist with fundraising, administrative support and community outreach. If you, your church or organization would be interested in becoming a part of our Covenant Hospice team, call Shelley Frazier, Volunteer Services manager at 785-3040. We would be happy to bring the training to you. Abused and neglected children need a voice in court. There are several children without volunteer advocate representation in Gulf County. The 14th Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Program wants these children spoken for. Be a strong, dependable voice appointed by the court to support these children. Call 747-5180 for more information and an application. Volunteers are needed to assist greeting guests and doing of ce duties at the St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge of ce in Apalachicola. Introduce visitors to displays and information about St. Vincent Island. Call 653-8808 and ask for Charlotte if you can help on Mondays and/or Wednesdays. Able-bodied volunteers are needed to help with outdoor work on St. Vincent Island. You need to be able to tolerate heat and sweat, but the island and wildlife are amazing. Call Shelley at 527-8535 if you can help on the island. Ocean trash, according to a release from the Ocean Conservancy, is a multi-layered threat. It is a threat to economies, wildlife and wildlife habitat, and health and food safety. Every piece of trash that is picked up during the cleanup should be a challenge for change, Pittinger said. Trash simply shouldnt be in the ocean or on a beach. Questions we should think about for every item picked up: How did it get there? How can we prevent it from happening again? Whether it is by changing your habits to create less trash or pushing industries and governments to nd alternative uses, we can work together to nd a solution. The data collected during the International Cleanup also is used to provide a baseline for the kinds of debris washing ashore. It is an opportunity to gather data and a snapshot of what is found on beaches and coastlines, the release detailed. What you use, eat and drink in your everyday life could end up in the ocean, Pittinger said. Every year our Top 10 list includes items such as cigarettes, utensils and beverage containers trash that comes from our everyday lives and households. Items that are not only unnatural to the ocean but are dangerous to the wildlife that relies on the ecosystem. The ocean truly is the end of the line. For more information on the Mexico Beach cleanup or if you have questions, call Jane Mathis at 648-5900 or email janemathis@mchsi.com VOLUNTEER from page B1 CLEANUP from page B1 2011 INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP, BY THE NUMBERS:Volunteers found: Enough food packaging (940,277 pieces) to get takeout for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for the next 858 years. Enough light bulbs (24,384 bulbs) to replace every light on the Eiffel Tower. Enough beverage cans and glass beverage containers that, if recycled, would net $45,489.15. In the past 26 years of cleanups, volunteers found: 55 million cigarettes butts, which if stacked vertically, would be as tall as 3,613 Empire State Buildings. Enough appliances (125,156) to ll 37,434 single-axle dump trucks. Enough cups, plates, forks, knives and spoons to host a picnic for 2.15 million people.

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B6| The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS 89289S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 2009-CA-000242 Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for WaMu Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2006-AR5 Trust Plaintiff, vs. Jeanne Penland and Martha Hale; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 13, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000242 of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for WaMu Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2006 AR5 Trust, Plaintiff and Jeanne Penland and Martha Hale are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DESK OF THE GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 1000 5TH STREET, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. E.T. on the 15th day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 26,27 AND THE WEST HALF OF 28, BLOCK 6 OF CORRECTIVE REPLAT OF SAN BLAS SHORES SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 50, OF THE 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 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 at (850) 747-5338, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, call 711. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Circuit Court Gulf County, Floirda BA Baxter Deputy Clerk of Court Attorney for Plaintiff: Shapiro, Fishman & Gache, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 (813) 880-8800 August 30, September 6, 2012 89207S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1451 Application No. 2012-39 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06248-685R Description of Property: Lot 37, of SHALLOW REED PHASE TWO, ACCORDING TO THE Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 21-24, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: C. Calvin Warriner and Rebecca Warriner All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate 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 26th day of September, 2012. Dated this 21st day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk July 26, August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2012 89269S PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS BID NO. 1112-25 The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will receive bids from any person, company or corporation interested in providing the following construction work at the Gulf County Beaches Fire Station: Replace existing 16W X 42L metal roof and repairs to roof eve. Must meet 140 mph wind loading. Stucco outside walls with matching finish that measures about 64 L X 8H A pre-bid conference will be held at the Fire Station at 10:00 am, E.T., on Monday, September 10, 2012 at the Gulf County Beaches Fire Station located at 7912 Alabama Avenue at St. Joe Beach. Questions should be directed to David Richardson at (850) 227-9562. Please indicate on the envelope YOUR COMPANY NAME, that this is a SEALD BID and include the BID NUMBER and what the bid is for. Bids will be received until Friday, September 28, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., E.T. at the Office of the Clerk of Court, 100 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. Bids will be opened at this location on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. E.T. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSINERS /S/ William C. Williams III, Chairman Attest: Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk August 30, September 6, 2012 89299S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 11-0377CA TRUSTMARK NATIONAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. DENNIS H. DAILEY a/k/a DENNIS DAILEY a/k/a DENNIS L DAILEY a/k/a DENNIS BAILEY a/k/a DENNIS DAYLY, JANICE L. DAILEY a/k/a JANICE H DAILEY a/k/a JANICE DAILEY, and SEAGRASS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, pursuant to the Order Approving Joint Stipulation and Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in this cause, will sell at 11:00 a.m. EST., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 on the 25th day of September, 2012, the following described parcel of real property, to-wit: That certain real property lying and being in Gulf County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Lot 13, Block B of Seagrass Subdivision, according to the plat recorded in the public records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 5, page 1. The real property or its address is commonly known as 204 Seagrass Circle, 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 LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THE SALE. In accordance with F.S. 45.031(3), the successful high bidder, if other than the Plaintiff, shall post with the Clerk a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the final bid or $1,000.00, whichever is less. The balance shall be paid to the Clerk within twenty-four hours of the sale; otherwise the Clerk shall re-advertise the sale and pay all costs of the sale from the deposit. Any remaining funds shall be applied toward the judgment. THIS NOTICE dated this 21st day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of Court Gulf County, Florida By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 2012 89315S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 11-386-CA REGIONS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. PATRICIA S. ANSLEY, et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on July 23, 2012, in Case No. 11-386-CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit for Gulf County, Florida, in which Regions Bank, is Plaintiff, and Patricia S. Ansley is the Defen-dant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456 in the lobby, at 11:00 AM, ET or as soon thereafter as the sale may proceed, on the 20th day of September, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: EXHIBIT A Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 1592.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E, said point being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said right-of-way line and curve having a radius of 22868.30 feet, through a central angle of 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said rightof-way line, 327.03 feet to an iron rod for a POINT OF BEGINNING, thence from said Point of Beginning run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 458.74 feet to an iron rod, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East 98.99 feet, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 458.74 feet to an iron rod on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of said County Road 30-E. thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, along said right-of-way line, 98.99 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with a nonexclusive access and utility easement over the following demised property: A 30 and 40 foot strip of land lying over and across the following described parcel: Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 1592.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E said point being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said right-of-way line and curve having a radius 22868.30 feet, through a central angle 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said right-of-way line, 327.02 feet to an iron rod, thence run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 498.74 feet to an iron rod, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East 88.99 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence continue on said bearing 183.97 feet to an iron rod, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 498.74 feet to an iron rod on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of said County Road 30-E, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, along said right-of-way line 30.00 feet to an iron rod, thence North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 123.97 feet, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 458.74 feet on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of said County Road 30-E, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, along said right-of-way line, 30.00 feet, thence North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 498.74 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. AND together with right of Grantee and guest, in common with other property owners and their guests of access to and use of the dock located at the waterward terminus of the following-described access easement to said dock: Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 15922.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E, said point being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said rightof-way line and curve having a radius of 22868.30 feet, through a central angle of 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said rightof-way line, 327.02 feet to an iron rod, thence North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 498.74 feet to an iron rod, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East 195.98 feet to an iron rod for a POINT OF BEGINNING, thence from said Point of Beginning run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 336.74 feet to an iron rod on the approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay, thence South 31 degrees 35 minutes 57 seconds East, along said approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay, 0.41 feet to an iron rod, thence South 25 degrees 07 minutes 13 seconds East, along said approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay, 11.6 feet to an iron rod, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West 337.14 feet to an iron rod, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West 12.0 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS and EXCEPT that portion as described in Warranty Deed from Patricia S. Ansley to a J.V. Shiver as recorded in Official Records Book 471, page 412, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of fractional Section 7, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida and run North 00 degrees 04 minutes 21 seconds East, along the West boundary of fractional Section 6, 1592.59 feet to a concrete monument on the Northeasterly right-of-way line of County Road 30-E, said point of being on a curve concave to the East, thence run in a Southeasterly direction along said right-of-way line and curve having a radius of 22868.30 feet. Through a central angle of 00 degrees 25 minutes 49.5 seconds, for an arc length of 171.79 feet, chord of said arc being South 23 degrees 12 minutes 16 seconds East 171.79 feet to a point, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, along said right-of-way line, 327.02 feet to an iron rod, thence departing said right-of-way line, run North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East 240.74 feet for the Point of Beginning, from said Point of Beginning, continue North 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds East, 238.00 feet, thence South 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds West, 98.99 feet, thence South 66 degrees 34 minutes 49 seconds West, 238.00 feet, thence North 23 degrees 25 minutes 11 seconds East, 98.99 feet to the Point of Beginning. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on the same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. Dated this 21st day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Circuit Court By: BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 2012 89323S PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS RFP 2012-11 **Re-Advertisement** Sealed bids for City of Port St. Joe for replacement of a Diesel Engine at the Chipola Pump Station will be received at City Hall, 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 up until 4:00 PM EST, Monday September 17, 2012. Bids will be publicly opened and acknowledged, Monday September 17, 2012, at 4:05 PM EST, in the City Commission Chambers. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope, plainly marked with bidders name, address, date and time of opening, and bid number for Replacement of #1 Pump Diesel Engine at the Chipola Pump Station. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Provide and install, diesel engine (per codes/regulations) and final drive (gear reduction unit) equal in final (pump) power and speed to replace existing Caterpillar D13000 engine and gear reducer. Engine equipped with at least standard controls and at least one dry contact for engine trouble monitoring. Alignment will be documented through all components including coupling to #1 pump. Max pump speed under load will be verified at 460 RPM. Provide basic training for operation. All components will be new (exception; pump coupling may be used), and listed separately or within an owners manual (two copies). Provide acceptable plan for engine exhaust connection to existing through wall piping. Provide estimated start and completion dates. For questions concerning this project, please contact Bob Lyles at 850-229-6390 or Cell (850) 527-4688. The City of Port St. Joe reserves the right to accept or reject any and all Statements of Bids in whole or in part, to waive informalities in the process, to obtain new Statements of Bids, or to postpone the opening pursuant to the Citys purchasing policies. Each Statement of Bid shall be valid to the City of Port St. Joe for a period of sixty (60) days after the opening. The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal Opportunity Employer August 30, September, 6, 2012 89341S PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS RFP 2012-10 **Re-Advertisement** Sealed bids for the City of Port St. Joe for replacement of the Police Station roof will be received at City Hall, 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 up until 4:00 PM EST, Monday, September 17, 2012. Bids will be publicly opened and acknowledged, Monday, September 17, 2012, at 4:05 PM EST, in the City Commission Chambers. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope, plainly marked with bidders name, address, date and time of opening, and bid number for City of Port St. Joe Police Station Roof Replacement. Any bidder who submitted a bid in the initial advertisement must re-submit a new bid proposal. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Work consists of removing all existing roofing above the Police Station. Installation of one UL 30LB base, one mopped glass base and one granulated single ply. Area of wall above the roof line will also be hydro stopped with a sealant. The work to be performed should also be warranted for a period of five years. For questions concerning this project, please contact Charlotte Pierce at (850) 229-8261. The City of Port St. Joe reserves the right to accept or reject any and all Statements of Bids in whole or in part, to waive informalities in the process, to obtain new Statements of Bids, or to postpone the opening pursuant to the Citys purchasing policies. Each Statement of Bid shall be valid to the City of Port St. Joe for a period of sixty (60) days after the opening. The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal Opportunity Employer August 30, September 6, 2012 89337S PUBLIC NOTICE GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING DATES POLICY The Gulf County Board of County Commission on August 21st, 2012 amended its monthly meeting date policy as follows: Beginning on the September 11, 2012 and thereafter until further notice or amendment, the Board of County Commission regular meetings for the second and fourth Tuesday of each month held at the at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida shall commence at 9 a.m. EST under the authority and direction of the Board of County Commission. The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on the County agenda matters or those recognized during public comment. Information and agenda for regular meetings can be viewed prior to the meetings at the Gulf County Clerks Office. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: WILLIAM C. WILLIAMS III, CHAIRMAN August 30, September 6, 2012 89347S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1545 Application No. 2012-40 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06269-900R Description of Property: Lot 13, Block D, Seagrass Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 5, Page 1. Name in which assessed: Payman Pouladdej All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate 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 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89343S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 12-37PR IN RE: ESTATE OF DEBRA DEBBIE WEST, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of DEBRA DEBBIE WEST, deceased, File Number 12-37PR, is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this Notice has been served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 30, 2012 Personal Representative: ADRIAN LAYTH WEST 920 West Rutherford St Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Attorneys for Personal Representative: JELKS & WHITE, P.A. C. JASON WHITE, ESQ. FL Bar No. 0357080 516 McKenzie Avenue Panama City, FL 32401 850/784-0809 850/784-0806 (fax) August 30, September 6, 2012 89355S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000050 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA) f/k/a RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. KATHRYN SHEFFIELD, ALLEN SHEFFIELD; INDIAN SUMMER HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 23-2009-CA-000050 of the Circuit Court in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA, is the Plaintiff, and KATHRYN SHEFFIELD and ALLEN SHEFFIELD are Defendants, that the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder on the 20th day of September, 2012, for cash at 11:00 a.m. ET in the Courthouse Lobby of Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in Paragraph 6, on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to wit: Lot 24, Phase II, Cottages at Indian Summer, as Plat Recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 44 and 45, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. (133 Cottage Lane, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 the Property) 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. DATED at Gulf County, Florida on the 24th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS As Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012 89349S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Wells Fargo Bank OBO Tax Liens the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 483 Application No. 2012-42 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01888-185R Description of Property: COMMENCE at a 4 square concrete monument marking the Southwest Corner of Oak Gardens, Unit II, according to the official map or plat there of recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 20, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West along the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11, 10.00 feet, for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence South 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds West, 64.00 feet, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West, 105.00 feet, thence North 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds East, 64.00 feet to the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11; thence South 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds East along said West boundary line, 105.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said parcel having an area of 0.15 acre, more or less. Name in which assessed: Taunton Development Inc. All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate 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 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89401S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000612 89363S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-000123-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Default Final Judgment of foreclosure dated August 21st, 2012, entered in Case No. 2012 000123 CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein CAPITAL CITY BANK is the Plaintiff, and STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell separately each of the parcels of property listed below to the highest and best bidder for cash in the first floor lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: Property 1 Lot 30, Southgate Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 17, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. and, Property 2 Lot 2, Cozy Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 62, of the 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on August 24, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Gulf County Clerk of Court BA Baxter By: Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012

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Benny Lister as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456, at 11:00 AM ET on the 20th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 171, WETAPPO SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGES 36-42 IN THE 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. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris As Clerk of the Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, FL 32402 Phone: (850) 747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717 Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.flcourts.org Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-918 September 6, 13, 2012 89441S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on the 20th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, in the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil Costin Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Gulf County and Bay County, Florida: Real Property See Exhibit A (Gulf County, Florida) and Exhibit B (Bay County, Florida). EXHIBIT A In Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 1 That portion of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South and West of the Florida Power Company Right-of-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 2 That portion of Section 15, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 3 That portion of Section 16, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 4 All of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 5 All of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that portion of the West Three-Quarters lying North of Horseshoe Creek. PARCEL 6 All of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence South 738.04 feet along the West line of said Section 19 to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South along said West line 4541.96 feet to the Southwest Corner of Section 19; thence N37 E, 3467.13 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence N51W, 2223.00 feet along said centerline to the beginning of a curve; thence Northwesterly along curve along said centerline concave to the North with a radius of 731.64 feet, through a central angle of 37, an arc distance of 479.36 feet; thence N81W, 101.20 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL 7 All of Section 20, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 8 That portion of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 9 That portion of Section 28, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140, LESS all that portion of Southwest Quarter lying South of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 10 Fractional Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter, LESS that portion of the Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South of the existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 11 North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 12 West Half of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 13 South Half of South Half of Northwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 14 Fractional-All that portion of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 15 Fractional-All that portion of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 16 Fractional Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, LESS South Half of South Half of Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter. PARCEL 17 Northeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 18 Southwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter, of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 19 Northeast Quarter and Fractional East Half of Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; LESS AND EXCEPT West Half of the Northeast Quarter lying West and South of Intracoastal Canal. PARCEL 20 All that part of Northeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of Watappo Creek. In Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 21 All of Section 5, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that land lying North of that stream referred to as Little Creek and EXCEPT that land that lies East of the Northwest-Southeast road in the South Half of the Southeast Quarter. PARCEL 22 All of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County. Florida, EXCEPT. that land lying North of Little Creek and EXCEPT that land lying South of County Road 386. PARCEL 23 All that part of Section 8, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County., Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs, EXCEPT that land lying North of Little Creek. PARCEL 24 A triangular parcel being 450 feet, more or less, on West boundary of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; 250 feet, more or less, on State Road 386 and 400 feet, more or less, on a private unpaved road that intersects State Road 386. PARCEL 25 All that part of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs. PARCEL 26 All that part of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, LESS AND EXCEPT that portion conveyed to St. Joseph Telephone and Telegraph Company in ORB 18, Page 235. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N01W, 16.47 feet along the East line of Section 7 to the intersection with Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence S60W, 3173.68 feet along said Northerly right of way line to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S60W, 68.59 feet along said right of way line; thence N34W, 533.35 feet; thence S73W, 69.93 feet; thence N14W, 162.41 feet; thence N84W, 195.71 feet; thence N27W, 269.12 feet, thence N04W, 257.91 feet; thence S80W, 218.60 feet; thence N00W, 963.88 feet; thence S87E, 551.05 feet; thence S00E, 452.83 feet; thence S84E, 178.86 feet; thence S09W, 214.79 feet; thence S32W, 141.99 feet; thence S19E, 1234.90 feet to the Point of Beginning. GRANTORS HEREIN RESERVE THE RIGHT OF INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER, UPON AND ACROSS THE UNPAVED ROAD NORTHERLY THROUGH THE ABOVE EXCEPTION FOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE ADJOINING OWNERS. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N01W, 16.47 feet along the East line of said Section 7 to the Intersection with the Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence N60E, 5299.22 feet along said Northerly right of way line, to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N60E, 100.00 feet along said right of way line; thence N41W, 280.41 feet; thence N23W, 153.36 feet; thence S67W, 228.80 feet; thence S26E, 159.72 feet; thence N70E, 134.24 feet; thence S39E, 278.06 feet to the Point of Beginning. Less and Except: Parcel 1: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch Saint Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence S 01 W, 5280.00 feet along the West line of said Section 19; thence N 38 E, 2367.13 feet; thence run S 35 E, 68.62 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence run N 38 E, 1117.49 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence S 50 E, 2101.62 feet; thence S 38 W, 872.13 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence N 70 W, 200.86 feet; thence S 69 W, 25.79 feet; thence N 85 W, 61.40 feet; thence N 35 W, 25.49 feet; thence N 46 W, 108.23 feet; thence N 55 W, 61.68 feet; thence N 45 W, 47.67 feet; thence N 66 W, 159.83 feet; thence S 83 W, 59.84 feet; thence N 85 W, 30.66 feet; thence S 71 W, 101.70 feet; thence S 62 W, 51.96 feet; thence S 50 W, 77.49 feet thence S 65W, 63.53 feet; thence S 44 W, 91.04 feet; thence N 35 W, 1312.16 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 56.874 acres more or less. Parcel 2: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence run S 01 W along the West line of said Section 19, a distance of 5280.00 feet; thence run N 38 11 E, a distance of 607.76 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 38 E, a distance of 2859.37 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence run S 50 E along said centerline, a distance of 66.01 feet; thence departing said centerline run S 38 W, 1117.49 feet; thence run S 35 E, 1312.16 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence run S 44 W, 91.04 feet; thence run S 27 W, 54.17 feet; thence run S 53 W, 235.19 feet; thence run S 49 W, 66.85 feet; thence run S 62 W, 54.79 feet; thence run S 54 W, 109.12 feet; thence run S 64 W, 84.81 feet; thence run S 57 W, 308.48 feet; thence run S 73 W, 45.36 feet; thence run S 61 W, 50.38 feet; thence run N 66 W, 51.13 feet; thence run N 87 W, 104.16 feet; thence run S 78 W, 101.36 feet; thence run S 83 W, 224.15 feet; thence run N 72 W, 49.46 feet; thence run N 41 W, 63.06 feet; thence run N 18 W, 134.59 feet; thence run N 31 W, 56.93 feet; thence run N 45 W, 360.20 feet; thence run S 19 W, 47.10 feet; thence run S 61 W, 34.42 feet; thence run S 13 W, 45.06 feet; thence run S 29 W, 41.51 feet; thence run N 41 W, 64.56 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 41.461 acres more or less. EXHIBIT B (Bay County Property) Beginning at a St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northeast Comer of Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West; thence South 00 East along the East boundary line of said Section 24 for 1725.85 feet; thence South 04 East for 12.52 feet to a point on the approximate mean high water line of East Bay; thence meander along said approximate mean high water line the following bearings and distances: North 83 West, 192.47 feet; North 07 West, 70.97 feet; North 02 East, 79.50 feet North 12 West, 113.21 feet; North 25 West, 131.82 feet; North 45 West, 134.49 feet; North 79 West, 249.34 feet; South 81 West 82.52 feet; North 20 West, 34.97 feet; North 08 East, 89.24 feet; North 03 West, 206.39 feet; North 25 West, 140.27 feet; North 39 West, 119.95 feet; North 55 West, 180.27 feet; North 41 West, 72.80 feet; North 33 West, 56.90 feet; North 56 West, 64.34 feet; North 36 West, 55.31 feet North 32 West, 144.23 feet; North 21 West, 71.11 feet; North 44 West, 176.41 feet North 27 01 West, 45.75 feet to a St. Joe Paper Company Concrete monument; thence leaving said approximate mean high water line run North 89 East along the North boundary line of said Section 24 for 1386.03 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said parcel of land lying and being in Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West, and having an area of 29.173 acres, more or less. Personal Property (b) All buildings, structures and improvements of every nature whatsoever now or hereafter situated on the Land and all other furnishings, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, appliances, vehicles and personal property of every kind and nature whatsoever now or hereafter owned by Mortgagor and located in, on or about, or used or intended to be used with or in connection with the use, operation or enjoyment of the Property, including all extensions, additions, improvements, betterments, renewals and replacements, substitutions, or proceeds from a permitted sale of any of the foregoing, and all building materials and supplies of every kind now or hereafter placed or located on the Land (collectively the Improvements), all of which are hereby declared and shall be deemed to be fixtures and accessions to the Land and a part of the Property as between the parties hereto and all persons claiming by, through or under them, and which shall be deemed to be a portion of the security for the indebtedness herein described and to be secured by this Mortgage; (c) All easements, rights-of-way, strips and gores of land, vaults, streets, ways, alleys, passages, sewer rights, waters, water courses, water rights and powers, minerals, flowers, shrubs, crops, trees, timber and other emblements now or hereafter located on the Land or under or above the same or any part or parcel thereof, and all ground leases, estates, rights, titles, interests, privileges, liberties, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances, reversions, and remainders whatsoever, in any way belonging, relating or appertaining to the Property or any part thereof, or which hereafter shall in any way belong, relate or be appurtenant thereto, whether now owned or hereafter acquired by Mortgagor; and (d) All rents, issues, profits, revenues and proceeds from any sale or other disposition of the Property, or any part thereof, from time to time accruing (including without limitation all payments under leases, ground leases or tenancies, proceeds of insurance, condemnation payments, tenant security deposits and escrow funds), and all of the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever at law, as well as in equity, of Mortgagor of, in and to the same. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure and the order resetting foreclosure sale entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: ALABAMA AG CREDIT, FLCA, a part of the Farm Credit system and a federally chartered instrumentality of the United States of America, formerly known as FEDERAL LAND BANK ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH ALABAMA, FLCA, Plaintiff, vs. SOUTHERN FOREST LAND, INC., an Alabama corporation, GRABLE L. RICKS, JR., GRABLE L. RICKS, III, DELTA WOOD PRODUCTS, LLC, a Mississippi limited liability company, and SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, formerly known as SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC., Defendants and the docket number of which is 11-142CA. 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 with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Judson C. Brandt, Esquire at (850) 434-9200 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. 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B8| The Star Thursday, September 6, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today By LARRY BUHLMonster Contributing Writer If you spend a lot of time at a desk, personalizing the space makes sense whether its a private corner office or a shared cubicle. But just as your clothes and body language make an impression on others, your workspace gives co-workers and clients a distinct impression about you. Plants, books, artwork even your name plaque transmit clues about your efficiency, sociability and competence, experts say. Everything in your office sends a message, whether you want it to or not, said Lisa Marie Luccioni, an adjunct professor of communication at the University of Cincinnati. So what might they be thinking when they see your space?You would rather be fishing (or skiing or skydiving or ... )Evidence: Pictures and artifacts from your hobby on every surface. Theres a delicate balance between sharing your interests and giving the impression that you are daydreaming all day about jumping out of planes or skiing, according to Barbara Pachter, business etiquette expert and the author of New Rules at Work. Pictures of your hobby are good conversation starters, but if you have too many of them, it makes people wonder whether youre really daydreaming about fly-fishing, she says.They can hang aroundEvidence: A full candy dish, aspirin in the drawer, well-tended plants, pictures of children and babies. Things like an open door, candy, a comfortable guest chair and photos of people but not pictures of objects signal an extroverted workspace that people will feel free to linger in, said Sam Gosling, a professor of psychology at the University of Texas and author of Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You.They shouldnt hang around Evidence: Flimsy guest chair, guest chair covered in files or no guest chair. Your desk faces away from guests. Minimal or no decoration. Even if your office has photos or artwork, but theyre images of things and not people, (people) can make an assumption youre more introverted and might not want them to linger, Gosling says.You demand respect Evidence: Multiple degrees on the wall, awards on the shelf, pictures of you and important people, magazines featuring articles about you. The plaque on your desk says your full name and title and lists your advanced degrees. Name plaques form a strong impression, Luccioni says. If it says just your first name, people assume youre friendly and approachable. If it has a formal title, they think you want to be respected for your rank. They should avoid doing business with youEvidence: Messy piles of papers on every surface. Half-eaten donuts atop teetering stacks of binders. Carpet stains. Experts agree a messy office can seriously damage your reputation as a conscientious person. Its hard to function in a messy office, and people assume your office chaos will spill over to their project and their files will be lost in your mess, Pachter says.You dont take the whole work thing too seriouslyEvidence: Humorous posters, ironic bumper stickers, whimsical images and toys.Conscious decoratingExperts have several suggestions for making sure your workspace matches the image you want to project. Err on the conservative side: If clients visit you or if you are in a high-traffic area, you want to make sure people dont stop in their tracks to gawk at your collection of teddy bears or tiki torches. Be careful with controversial items: Consider the cost-reward ratio of putting up something like a political campaign poster, Luccioni says. You might find kindred spirits, or you might offend people and get a first meeting off to a bad start. All experts say anything potentially racist, sexist, homophobic or otherwise disparaging of a group is a no-no. Follow industry norms: Some industries demand a strict image of seriousness, while others are more laid-back. A poster with a funny or counterculture slogan is more appropriate in the office of an advertising copywriter than the office a defense attorney. Consider the physical arrangement: A desk can act as a barrier and give formality, which is good for reviews but can be intimidating, Luccioni says. She adds that a small circular table allows everyone to meet on an equal basis. A power difference, if you want that, can be achieved by giving guests smaller, flimsier chairs. And if you tend to make snap judgments about others offices, try to look at the bigger picture, Gosling recommends. Any one item can have many different purposes, he says. If someone has a plant, maybe they have a green thumb, maybe theyre into feng shui or maybe the plant was left over from the last person in that office. 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