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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: 10-04-2012
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50 For breaking news, visit www.starfl.com Thursday, OCTOBER 4 2012 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 Opinion ....................................... A4-A5 Letters to the Editor ................... A5 Outdoors ..................................... A10 Sports ........................................... A11-12 Society ......................................... B2 School News ................................ B3 Faith ............................................. B4 Classi eds .................................... B6-B8 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 YEAR 74, NUMBER 51 Gulf County students learn the importance of Florida agriculture B1 St. Joe: Bank to aid port marketing By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Having exercised from the broad strokes marketing efforts to grow the Port of Port St. Joe, the St. Joe Co. is going surgical. St. Joe senior vice president Jorge Gonzalez told members of the Port St. Joe Port Authority last week that the company had engaged the Bank of Montreal to assist in the marketing efforts. Gonzalez noted a collaboration agreement signed early this year between St. Joe and the Port Authority anticipated bringing other parties into the port development mix and said the Bank of Montreal had some of the top infrastructure folks in North America. They are really plugged in to ports and logistics, Gonzalez said. Gonzalez said the marketing effort had reached a point where a third party was needed. A new port brochure has been created and provided a foundation for a newly-launched website promoting the opportunities at the Port of Port St. Joe, the last of Floridas 14 deepwater ports to be developed. Gonzalez noted the efforts to create more of a pro le and engagement at the state level and said the broad marketing strategies were largely in place. This is a more surgical look at potential clients, Gonzalez said of the Bank of Montreal. This is playing offense for the port. They are selective about the projects they undertake. They are optimistic about the business potential at the Port of Port St. Joe, but the devil is in the details. They will be telling a story, not in a broad-based marketing way, but in a surgical, focused approach. See PORT A9 Bed tax revenues up again By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Tourism continued its 2012 rebound in August with another month of gain in bed tax revenue. Bed tax revenues were up by more than 15 percent in August compared to the same month in 2011, making it the eighth month among the 11 thus far reported in the scal year to show an increase over 2011. The 2011-12 scal year began in October. Only that rst month, July and April were bed tax receipts down compared to the prior year. We will continue to strive to continue that upswing, said Jennifer Jenkins, executive director of the Gulf County Tourist Development Council. The increases in revenue gross sales receipts among collectors tops $23 million with Septembers report remaining to be nalized, an increase from $22.1 million from all of 2011 is even more striking given the upheaval the agency had been through in the last year. Those changes, which included the ring of the previous executive director and the hiring of Jenkins and all new of ce staff, also allowed the county to receive an extension for spending the last of its BP ne marketing dollars. The TDC was supposed to spend the money by this summer, but the county received an extension until Dec. 31 to spend the remaining $150,000 in BP marketing money the TDC received last year. The TDC board also continued to work through the nal invoices from Kerigan Marketing. Jack Kerigan explained to the board that three invoices, totaling less than $4,000, had yet to be paid despite the services, in this case television commercials, being completed. The invoices were not on the tracking sheet for the Board of County Commissioners. TDC board chairman David Warriner noted the TDC had assured the BOCC there were no more invoices from Kerigan Marketing See BED TAX A8 Semper Fi sisterhood hosts invaluable event By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Lisa Dorman of Wewahitchka is an original Sister. She was present at the beginning, when the Semper Fi Sisters Beach Blast, consisted of 12 Marine moms and wives on a four-day beach escape from the stresses that come with having a loved one deployed to a war zone. Dorman has been in the middle as the Semper Fi Sisters have grown, not only in participation in the Beach Blast, but also within the expanding network of home front organizations reaching out to troops, a network con ned only by the internet. She has seen that escape culminate by the weekend-ending packing party, when, this year, the Semper Fi Sisters will send 1,000 Boxes of Love to troops in war zones. Dorman has seen the Beach Blast become inclusive not just of Marine moms, wives and grandmothers, but also women with loved ones deployed with the Air Force, Navy, Army and, new this year, the Coast Guard. So Dorman will be there Oct. 17-20 when the Semper Fi Sisters, now numbering almost 80, arriving in Gulf County from 23 states, as far west as California, as far north as South Dakota, for the fourth annual Beach Blast. From San Francisco to Wewahitchka; it is really phenomenal, it really is, Dorman said of the growth of the Semper Fi Sisters and their Beach Blast. Even the Marine Corps is getting up on it. They realize they have to watch out not only for the soldiers, but for the military families too. The value of the event is invaluable to the women involved; you just cant put it into words. Every woman is going to go home from this event with names and faces to put with sisters. When you go home from this you know there are people who care. The foundation of the Beach ROCKS VS. GULF Indian Pass resident Pete Burgher shot this aerial of the ongoing work being done at the Stump Hole area of County 30-E. Under a grant awarded by the Florida Department of Transportation, the county is working to reinforce and extend the rock revetment protecting the roadway and bay beyond from the Gulf of Mexico. This area of the roadway is extremely vulnerable in a tropical storm event. WANT TO HELP? If you would like to donate an item or money for shipping to the Semper Fi Sisters effort to pack 1,000 Boxes of Love to troops overseas, please visit www. semper sisters.com. FILE PHOTO Two years ago, the Semper Fi Sisters mailed off more than 350 care packages to troops. This year the goal is 1,000. See SISTERHOOD A6

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(Pd.Pol.Ad.) 4138484 FOR A BETTER GUL F COUNTY COMMISSIONER GUL F COUNTY DISTRICT 1 I WANT TO GO TO WORK F OR YOU! POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT P AID FOR AND A PP ROVED BY KENNY P EAK, RE P UBLICAN FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1 (Pd.Pol. A d.) I W I LL WORK TO CREATE JOBS S TOP WASTEFUL SPEND I NG LI FE-LONG RES I DENT OF G ULF C OUNTY A S THE O WNER / O PERATOR OF C ARPET C OUNTRY F OR OVER 25 YEARS, I HAVE THE EXPER I ENCE AND LEADERSH I P NEEDED TO REPRESENT G ULF C OUNTY W I TH A PLAN FOR SMART ECONOM I CAL GROWTH F OR GENERATIONS TO COME! Local A2 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 Water, rates permeate city/county workshop By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Although Port St. Joe and county commissioners found plenty of common ground to work together during a joint workshop Monday night, the issue of water quality and rates charged by the city was a frequent point of contention. Commissioners met at the county Emergency Management Center in a long-promised workshop to address issues of mutual concern and to examine potential areas to collaborate and save money. The city has sought the workshop as a follow-up to one held in late 2011 since February. The county worked to set a date in the past month. All ve city commissioners were present along with some staff; County Commissioners Carmen McLemore and Bill Williams, the latter the most vocal and frequent critic of the city, were not present. The goal of the session was expressed early by the respective administrators. The city and county have some of the same issues, said county administrator Don Butler, ticking off reduced workforces, less tax revenue among others. It would behoove us to gure out how the county and city can work together and maybe lower some costs. Commissioners easily found several areas on which they could collaborate. County and city grant writers will work together to apply for any grants available to continue the expansion of sewer lines to the Beaches area. Butler noted that state budget projections are up meaning the odds could be in their favor to seek the kind of grant funding that facilitated sewer to Highland View and White City. Commissioners also agreed that although there might be some discussion regarding the exact location to relocate the Cape San Blas Lighthouse, the county and city would be better off working together on a solution to save the lighthouse before erosion takes it into the ocean. The county has formally requested position of the keepers quarters and oil house from the General Services Administration as part of the effort to bring the lighthouse and grounds under local control. The Air Force is looking at moving those three buildings deeper onto the lighthouse grounds, away from the coastline, to buy some time for a decision on relocation and fundraising for that move. Suggestions have been for a bayfront park in Port St. Joe or possibly relocation to Salinas Park. Having that lighthouse in the city would be an economic engine for the city, said PSJ Commissioner Rex Buzzett. The county would bene t from the trickle down. But the bottom line, we need to preserve it. Commissioners also agreed on the direction of the consolidated Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development Council model and noted that each paid $20,000 to the Chamber budget for the current scal year, which began Monday. Improved lighting on the increasingly more traveled Dr. David Langston Drive also found common ground and several options were considered on how to bring more lights to a road that has but one light its entire length. Mayor Mel Magidson emphasized that the county bring as much openness as possible to the RESTORE Act process, noting that people want to feel that their voices are heard on how to spend millions in ne money that could be coming the countys way. County Commissioner Warren Yeager said the countys RESTORE committee met once a week, the meetings were noticed and open to the public and invited any and all comments from the public. Yeager also noted that the county is well ahead of neighboring counties, though the committee might be premature on some of the intricacies of the process. People have an innate distrust of us (elected) folks, Magidson said. People need to feel they have a say in this. We cant do too much to give the public con dence (in this process). The workshops tense moments came with discussion of a new sports complex that the county and city have long wanted to partner on which segued in to a discussion, led by County Commissioner Tan Smiley, concerning high water bills. I believe we need a sports complex, Yeager said. I would love to work with the city to get this done. The kids need this new facility and we need to gure out how to get it done in these tough times. City Commissioner Bill Kennedy added, We need to stress the economic impact of a sports complex. I dont know the numbers but they are huge. Smiley said while he did not oppose the new complex, per se, he said the city and county should be looking at improving existing facilities, such as Nathan Peters Park in his district, before considering the cost of a sports complex. He said Honeyville Park was a perfectly suitable complex if extra See WATER A3

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Annual Art & Wine Festival th Annual Art & Wine Festival th th th 14 TH A NNU A L A RT & W INE F ESTIV A L 2 PM CST For more information visit www.mexico-beach.com Saturday, October 6th, 2012 Driftwood Inn Mexico Beach, Florida $5 Entry Fee at the Door Live Music and Silent Auction Artists from Around the U.S. Great Food, Wonderful Wine & Beer EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED FLORIDA SUPERINTENDENT of SCHOOLS www.VoteJimNorton.com KEEP Gulf County has Great People, Abundant Natural Resources, High Quality Healthcare and are already on our way to a Dynamic School System. Lets continue on this path for a Better Gulf County! Paid for and approved by Jim Norton, Republican Superintendent of Schools. Pd.Pol.Ad. Local The Star| A3 Thursday, October 4, 2012 ball elds were placed there. Every topic we have here tonight is about not having enough money, Smiley said. We have to adjust to what is going on. That led to an issue Smiley has raised in the past, consolidating the police department and Gulf County Sheriffs Ofce, the Building Department, Code Enforcement and other duplication of efforts by county and city. Magidson said Smiley had raised the law enforcement issue before and indications were that the savings would be minimal at best. The tension increased as Smiley pressed about water bills which have been raised three times in the past four years. Magidson noted that he had been told three years prior in a BOCC by Williams that if the city undertook a rate study to justify raising rates, the county would support it. The city paid for the rate study, has followed the rate structure noted in the study. We are darned if we do, darned if we dont, Magidson said. Magidson called the new $21 million water plant a white elephant that the city likely did not need and is now stuck with. The city is working through problems at the plant and is going further into debt while replacing some 20 miles of aged distribution pipe. The water we are producing is ne, the water we are serving is not, Magidson noted. Kennedy added that a major problem was the randomness of problems one household may have clear water while next door the water is the color of molasses. The only solution to rising water bills Magidson noted the city again did not raise the millage rate due to a projected rise in utility rates was more customers and the ability to pay down some of the citys debt, or a combination of both. After more than 90 minutes, the workshop ended on a positive note. I dont want to give the impression that we dont work together because we do, Yeager said. We need to continue to do that. We are just trying to gure out how to do that more. WATER from page A2 Special to The Star TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. Tyndalls 43rd Fighter Squadron set a new ying record Sept. 24, accomplishing 53 local sorties in one day. We more than doubled the normal amount of ights which averages from 18 to 24 per day, said Lt. Col. James Akers, 43rd FS operations of cer. The previous daily record the 43rd FS ew at Tyndall in one day was 24, so ying 53 in one day is a huge accomplishment for our hard-working pilots and maintenance professionals. The surge began in the morning, launching roughly three sets of ten F-22s in the morning and three sets of eight in the afternoon. Pilots would y, land, and taxi to a hot pit to refuel, then resume ying. A hot pit is a method used by maintenance airmen to accomplish refueling and other maintenance tasks faster and more ef ciently. With several instructor pilots in danger of becoming noncurrent due to delays and cancellations throughout the year, the 43rds increased sortie efforts served to ensure instructor pilots currency and pro ciency were met before the end of the scal year in October. We did not have any students y (Sept. 24); it was strictly a day set aside for instructors to obtain ying hours and currency, Colonel Akers said. It also proved just how well our maintenance crews can operate and keep jets ying under a busy schedule. Conducting that many sorties in a single day may seem like a daunting task, but 325th MXS airmen were up to the challenge. It was accomplished about as awlessly as could be considering the number of sorties we ew, said Senior Master Sgt. Bill Phreaner, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 43rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant superintendent. Getting them [F-22s] refueled, perform any inspections and maintenance in only about a three-hour window, before theyre ready to y again is challenging when you have that many but our crews were just awesome. The previous record by one F-22 ghter squadron in the Air Force was 46 sorties in one day, Colonel Akers said. If thats true, we smashed it and that is certainly something to be proud of. 43rd Fighter Squadron sets new record

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Opinion A4 | The Star Keyboard KLATTERINGS 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 In 1980, I started coaching baseball. I have put in at more than 32 spring and fall seasons since that time. For about 25 years, I coached without a son on my team. The reason I keep hanging on is because I have a son who enjoys the game. With 15and 16-year-olds, you have to deal with a lot of things that you didnt deal with when they were younger. Things like metal spikes instead of rubber cleats. Girls on the outside of the fences tend to cause players minds to wander. Parents seem to have calmed down a little more, or perhaps after 32 years, I dont worry so much about it. It is also sometimes hard to tell if the boys are having a good time, even though I continually remind them that if they are not having a good time, they should nd something else to do. Me? I have mellowed. A lot My main goal is that my 14and 15-year-old players get better, enjoy the game and be able to play for their high school teams if it is something they desire to do. This fall, I have 11 players in the tournaments we play in; we have the option of batting the line-up. I do. Everyone hits and everyone plays in the eld about the same amount of time. Im a math guy; I can gure things like that out. The cost of running a team and traveling an hour or two every other weekend is not cheap, especially considering the way things have been going with the price of gas, food and the economy. I understand this and appreciate the parents who sacrice their time and money to allow their sons to play ball. It seemed so simple 32 years ago. I passed out the ball caps and jerseys, which were just T-shirts with a number on the back, and we played. Some of the kids wore blue jeans, some of the parents sprung for baseball pants. It didnt matter. I jumped around a lot more and probably seemed a little more concerned with winning. I probably was. That rst season, my team didnt lose a game. They probably dont remember that; they were 5 and 6 years old. Why did we even keep score? What I remembered most about that rst year was a little boy named David. I handed out the uniforms at the practice before the rst game. The little boys showed up on Saturday morning ready to play. As David walked up to the eld for that rst game, he looked a little different than the rest of the boys. David had on blue jeans and tennis shoes with his little jersey and hat. What was different? David had torn the sleeves out of his jersey. It made sense to the little boy. After I thought about it; it made sense to me. All of Davids shirts had the sleeves torn out of them. I just laughed and watched him. He was a one-man wrecking crew. He caught everything hit to him and hit every ball to the fence. He was a ringer. I never saw his parents that season; he always rode with a neighbor and never missed a game. I never saw David again after that season, but I would give anything to have that little sleeveless T-shirt with a number on it for my wall. I will always remember my rst David. This fall, I was going through my roster looking at the possibilities. I prefer playing with a roster of 10 players that I can count on. Letting them all bat, its easier to play with 10. There was an 11th boy that I thought was interested in playing, but I hadnt seen him in a few weeks. He would send word by another player that he was working on the farm and couldnt make it to practice. His name was also David, but the 15-year-old variety in 2012. Early on, David seemed to be very enthusiastic about playing, so I was puzzled about his missing practice. A decision had to be made. Therefore, I sent out an email noting that it would probably be best that David should consider being an on-call player in the event that I had a roster player who was sick or unable to make it to a game. It made sense to me; he seemed to be working a lot and although I admired that, I still had to have players I could depend on. CRANKS MY TRACTOR BN Heard From David to David Forty-seven per cent! Thats almost half! And thats about the way Daddy divided up the work. Since Leon was twice as old as David and me, Dad allowed that Leon ought to be responsible for half of the work around the house. Hed send us out to mow the yard, clean the fence row or shovel out a pen, and he expected Leon to lead the way. Before Daddy could get out of sight, Leon would be back on the porch eating a Moon Pie and yelling at us to get that mower moving faster. He was directing from afar while Dave and I were pulling weeds with our bare hands. I think the thing that still galls me to this day is that second Moon Pie Leon opened was mine! Daddy would get home late in the afternoon with the work not nished. He would be mad as a wet hornet in a tipped over nest! Leon, of course, quickly and loudly blamed it on me and Dave. Kesley didnt want to get his hands dirty. David is too small. I had a gastronomical attack and had to rest a minute. The sun got in my eyes. The hens laid some eggs in the back yard and naturally we couldnt mow all the way out to them. A space ship landed beside the clothes line and these little green men It didnt matter how you said it, defended it, made excuses for it, blamed it on the other fellow or what actually was the root cause. At the end of the day, the work hadnt been done! A couple of weeks of similar action and the weeds overtook the roses. Me and John Ingram, Marlin Hicks, Eddie Carden, Wesley Beal, Billy Barksdale and Danny Leatherwood would line up at football practice to push the seven-man sled. Listen, that thing weighed three and a half tons; more if it was late in practice after wed run 10 100-wind sprints! And on a Monday after a loss, it was like being in the Twilight Zone that sled added weight in direct proportion as to how bad we had gotten beat Friday night. It was tough to move even if all seven of us were working our legs like little pistons! Coach Scott would be eating that whistle if we didnt have that thing ying across the back side of the practice eld. If Eddie laid out on us and only pretended to push, we could still keep going. If Wesley joined him it slowed the process, but we could still manage, barely. When Marlin quit we were down to four guys pushing that septem headed edice. We slowed to a crawl ... and every leg muscle I had was screaming no mas! With just barely over 50 percent now pushing the load we were clearly in a battle we could not win. The soft mud caused by water running off the tennis courts did us in. We ground to a halt. No amount of shouting, fussing, cussing, stomping or encouragement could get us moving again. It was too late for help. No last second bailout could get that thing started again. Marlin and Eddie might have seen the error of their ways, but the horse was out of the barn. And it didnt matter that Danny, John, Billy and me had done our part, and then some! We went down with the ship. Coach Scott preached teamwork. Were an equal opportunity outt, men. Everybody contributes or nobody wins! If the left guard didnt block, and Bob Cassidy came roaring through the gap and plastered Johnny Stoker in his tracks, coach would move the left guard to running back. It didnt take but a couple of head on collisions with Bob for the left guard to get the message. Everybody is important to the team! Its the old a chain is only as strong as its weakest link theory. We won a lot of football games so coach must have known something. It was the same when Miss Vincent assigned those history reports. Suzie Cozart, Beverly Sparks, Don Melton and James Hastings got put in my group. I knew Suzie would be alright; Bev, too, unless some new good looking guy moved in. James wasnt too interested in researching anything; much less the underlying causes leading up to World War I. Don would go along if the mood struck him. But he could wander pretty quickly if things werent going to suit him. A couple of them would lean always to the crowd. This group assignment plan would only work if everyone pitched in. I needed to be in the group with Diana Morris, but Lord, Buddy Wiggleton was in that bunch! It would kill the most ardent students incentive for American history if the other team members didnt take at least a passing shot at giving an effort to contribute. I guess the payoff of a good grade wasnt enough to get some classmates to even fake an interest in it. Mediocracy is easily achieved but it sure weakens the whole pot! I have heard the unlearned (or, at least, the unwed) declare that marriage was a 50/50 proposition. Boy howdy, they are not married to my wife! It takes 100 percent of every thing I have to keep her fat and happy. And let me tell you, sometimes I drop below that threshold. I can be obstinate, lazy, no good and hard to live with. I dont pull my fair share of the load. In football vernacular, Im not pushing the sled. Cathy has to give a 150 percent to make up for my lack of drive. She thinks thats not fair! I tell her Im just making up for all those Moon Pies Leon ate when we were children. Everybodys got an excuse if you go looking for it. Respectfully, Kes HUNKER DOWN Kesley Colbert I deserve a Moon Pie today! In talking about a fundraising effort for the Semper Fi Sisters, which her high school choir was undertaking, Walton County resident Adele Armitage talked about the importance for young people to look beyond themselves. At this time it seems like good medicine for most of us. Its too easy these days to be sucked down, sucked in by our crazy lives that to gaze above the dashboard almost feels like luxury. We peek now and again, many of us better than others, but tunnel vision is far too prevalent. So we need a visit such as the upcoming one by the Semper Fi Sisters to provide a ground wire. Those wives, sisters, grandmothers and mothers of deployed servicemen and women remind us that indeed, after more than 10 years, there is something going on in Afghanistan, something during which those among the best and brightest of their generation are ghting and dying. A recent survey showed that major media provides less than wall-to-wall coverage of a war half a world away, but plug into the Semper Fi Sisters and discovery is at the ngertips. What began as a germ of an idea, a mere concept to provide respite for a few Marine moms by offering a beach holiday, has spawned and become included in a vast network weaved throughout the Internet. Borders are nothing. Political viewpoints mean nothing. This is about one thing and one thing only. As was stated by Mary Beth Gunnerson from Destin, the annual Beach Blast is to ensure that servicemen and women in harms way know they are not forgotten by the average person on the streets; that Average Joe knows and understands and supports. What has become of Semper Fi Sisters in the four years since its launch is nothing short of miraculous, and in signicant measure that is because of the people of Gulf County and their welcoming warmth. The rst year some dozen Marine moms gathered and nished the weekend packing a few dozen Boxes of Love to troops in war zones. Two years later, in 2011, more than 50 ladies turned the Centennial Building into something resembling the Amazon.com warehouse and sent off more than 700 boxes. This year the goal is an astounding 1,000 boxes, with women arriving in Gulf County representing deployed servicemen and women from all branches of the military. That beach vacation has become synonymous with a campaign to ensure as many troops as possible feel the love. This year will even feature a blood drive at WindMark Beach. These women represent men and women who are our better angels. There is an organization called Soldiers Angels, an organization of volunteers with a goal that No Soldier go Unloved. Spawned by a mother who had a deployed son comment on the number of soldiers who seemed to receive nothing from home, who seemed to be ghting alone in many ways, the organization serves as something of a portal for efforts to reach troops from the home front. When Semper Fi Sisters needed the names and addresses for all those soldiers who will receive Boxes of Love that is the organization Semper Fi turned too. This year, Semper Fi Sisters is being recognized by Soldiers Angels as a full-edged partner, a fairly prestigious honor for a group with largely humble beginnings in Gulf County. And maybe that Sisterhood provides a reminder for a community of the broader picture at a time when it is sorely needed. Because you could make the argument that we too often have struggled this year with the tunnel vision in Gulf County, though the county is hardly alone. But in the all the noise from a tough economy and a brutal election season we forget why, as Gunnerson said, there are young men and women overseas ghting and dying. To protect a democracy more than 203 years in existence, the longest-running government of its kind on earth, to protect the rights of every citizen each and every citizen to enjoy freedom of speech, no matter how unnerving to others, that our Founding Fathers believed essential. They are in harms way to protect the right, nay the responsibility, of all citizens to question government, to be engaged in government, to participate in government, no matter the political viewpoint. Those soldiers are there to uphold a document written over 230 years ago that guarantees those rights and liberties and bestows on us the responsibilities that come with those rights and liberties specically not to abridge others rights and liberties, regardless of circumstance. Nearly 80 women from 23 states and the District of Columbia California, Colorado, Arizona, Alabama, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Texas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida will convene for four days in Gulf County in the coming weeks. They will take advantage of the Southern hospitality theyve been offered the past three years, bond, relax, laugh, cry, sing, dance, eat, provide a jolt to the economy and reach out to 1,000 soldiers. And in doing so offer a reminder about their loved ones in harms way, about the rights, liberties and responsibilities embraced by their families shared sacrices and the distance left for us to travel between those ideals and reality. TIM CROFT Star news editor The sisterhood reminds us See TRACTOR A5 Thursday, October 4, 2012

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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 dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated Home Business Auto Health Workers Comp TRACTOR from page A4 I heard nothing back for a day. I started feeling bad about sending out the email. Im not very good with those kinds of things; I just dont want to break a kids heart. The next day, I got a call from Davids mother. She was very kind. She told me that David really wanted to play. It was awkward, but I am an adult and was crafting my response in my head. As I started to say, It just seems that he has had to work the last few weekends I didnt get it all out of my mouth, thank goodness. You see, Davids parents had told him he could only play baseball on my team if he worked to pay the fees himself. Unlike some folks, David understood that he needed to work rst and earn the money up front, before he could get to his goal of getting to play ball. David was doing just that. He was working to be able to play baseball. Needless to say, David was in uniform for our rst game this fall. I have 11 players on my of cial roster, not 10. It also goes without saying, but Ill say it. We could lose every game, and I would still be happy knowing that I have a boy willing to work on a farm to make enough money to play ball on my team. He worked rst and played later. Ive had many Davids through my years of coaching baseball. My rst one taught me that kids are going to tear their sleeves out of their jerseys if they want to; this last one showed me that sometimes kids are going to tear your heart out and youre going to enjoy every minute of it. Find more stories at www.CranksMyTractor.com. Over the next few weeks, millions of Americans will receive their 2013 open enrollment materials. Although its tempting to simply check same as last year, that can be a costly mistake especially if your employer is offering different bene t plans next year or your family or income situation has changed. Plus, an important feature of health care exible spending accounts, which many people use to reduce their tax bite, is changing next year (more on that below). Many bene t plans especially medical change coverage details from year to year. If youre offered more than one plan, compare features side by side (including plans offered by your spouses employer) to ensure youre choosing the best alternative. If offered by your employer, health care and dependent care exible spending accounts (FSAs) can signi cantly offset the nancial impact of medical and dependent care by letting you pay for eligible out-of-pocket expenses on a pre-tax basis; that is, before federal, state and Social Security taxes are deducted from your paycheck. This reduces your taxable income and therefore, your taxes. You can use a health care FSA to pay for IRS-allowed medical expenses not covered by your medical, dental or vision plans. Check IRS Publication 502 at www.irs. gov for allowable expenses. Dependent care FSAs let you use pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible expenses related to care for your child, spouse, parent or other dependent incapable of self-care. Heres how FSAs work: Say you earn $42,000 a year. If you contribute $1,000 to a health care FSA and $3,000 for dependent care, your taxable income would be reduced to $38,000. Your resulting net income, after taxes, would be roughly $1,600 more than if you had paid for those expenses on an after-tax basis. Keep in mind these FSA restrictions: Important: Effective January 1, 2013, employee contributions to health care FSAs are now limited to $2,500 a year; however, if your spouse has FSAs at work, you still may contribute up to $2,500 to each account. The dependent care FSA limit remains unchanged at $5,000. Health care and dependent care account contributions are not interchangeable. Estimate planned expenses carefully because you must forfeit unused account balances. Some employers offer a grace period of up to 2 and a half months after the end of the plan year to incur expenses, but thats not mandatory, so review your enrollment materials. Outside of open enrollment, you can only make mid-year FSA changes after a major life or family status change, such as marriage, divorce, death of a spouse or dependent, birth or adoption of a child, or a dependent passing the eligibility age. If one of those situations occurs mid-year, re-jigger your FSAs accordingly for maximum savings. You must re-enroll in FSAs each year amounts dont carry over from year to year. Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter. com/PracticalMoney. JASON ALDERMAN Clarifying current ESG hiring Eastern Shipbuilding Group would like to clarify our current hiring outreach and the future of our expansion efforts. Eastern Shipbuilding Group has leased production space in Port St. Joe at the former paper mill site. We anticipate opening that site for production in February of 2013. We plan to do out tting on our vessels at the Port St. Joe facility. Currently, Eastern has numerous job openings at its Bay County facilities. These Bay County positions are the jobs we are looking to ll immediately. We will be lling Port St. Joe positions as they become available. These are primarily skilled craftsman jobs, i.e. welders, pipe tters, pipe welders and ship tters. We received about 80 applications during the resource fair recently sponsored by the Workforce Board in Eastpoint. We have also received applications from Port St. Joe recruiting. Hopefully we can assist some of these hard workers with stable employment opportunities at our Bay County shipyards. Eastern has training classes for welding, pipe tting, and ship tting, and we run continuous classes in these skills. These classes are held at our Allanton facility and we pay $10 an hour while students are training. We have a good partnership with the Gulf Coast Workforce Board and we are working diligently with them to nd quali ed employees. The Workforce Board is also exploring options for transportation to Panama City for Gulf County and Franklin County residents. Lisa Barnes Project Manager Special Projects Eastern Shipbuilding Group Revival in my heart A few years back I rededicated my life to Christ. He has changed my life and has blessed me unconditionally and to this I am very thankful. Last Tuesday night, God led me to believe in order for me to take the next step in my Christian life and walk a closer walk to him I have to forgive those who are indebted to me. In saying this, in 2004/2005 this young man, whom I will not reveal his name for the sake of his family and him, came into my familys life and took something away that can never be replaced. I have had anger and hatred in my heart ever since. This may be one of the hardest things in my life I may ever do or even have to face but, today I am starting a new journey in my Christian life and with Christ. Im not even sure if he still lives here or even if he reads the newspaper, but wherever you are and wherever you may have been in your life I forgive you. I have carried this anger and hatred in my heart way too long. I also hope you can nd forgiveness for me. I will be praying that God blesses you and your family unconditionally. 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CHECK OUT OUR NEW FALL INVENTORY Your Full Service Wedding and Event Florist Your Full Service Wedding and Event Florist Your Full Service Wedding and Event Florist Over 35 Years Experience. 208 Reid Avenue, Downtown Port St. Joe 850.229.1111 www.BaysideFloristPSJ.com This means you. THE FLU ENDS WITH U (Pd.Pol.Ad.) Local A6 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 Blast is the sisterhood. As Dorman explained, while there is a special bond between son or daughter and dad, there is a unique umbilical between those offspring and mom. That bond is at the heart of the Beach Blast because, Dorman said, that different bond with their children is something only another mother can understand. Dormans son, Matt, is on his third deployment, his rst in Iraq, the last two in Afghanistan. He will turn 25 this month, less than a decade removed from high school and all of it spent in the military, much of it in war zones. Hes seen and done things no young man his age should have to, Dorman said. Hes done it because he loves his country, he loves the Marines, he loves his job. But he also has barely seen his son (now 3). He knows to do his job takes its toll on his family. In part, that is where Semper Fi Sisters picks up the rope. The goal, to be a rock on the home front, to provide support, love and a mix of stoicism in order that their sons, husbands, brothers, grandsons, can do their jobs. The task gets no easier with additional deployments, Dorman said. Being a veteran Sister is no easier than a newbie. In a way, yes, it is easier because we know what is coming, but no, it is also worse because you know what to expect, Dorman said. Its a roller coaster. But Semper Fi Sisters is like a sorority without any of the pettiness. We are looking out for each other. We are looking out for the ones coming up. My son has brothers who are watching his back; I have sisters looking out for my back. Those Sisters will convene later this month to laugh a bit, cry a bit, eat a lot and just relax, attempt to get away, to enjoy the beach. There will be an educational element, also, with mini-sessions addressing and dealing with the maze that is the military as well as issues such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The Sisters will hold a blood drive at WindMark Beach, their headquarters for the weekend. They will put the nishing touches on the event on Saturday when they gather to pack 1,000 boxes, names and addresses of deployed soldiers supplied by Soldiers Angels, a volunteer-operated clearinghouse of outreach to deployed troops which has assisted Semper Fi Sisters the past three years. And these Sisters will be putting faces and voices and in some cases antics to names and handles on the internet, tightening the ties that bind them as war binds their loved ones. The community can have pride in knowing they are opening their arms to us and in doing so they are honoring our soldiers and they are honoring us, too, Dorman said. With all the sel shness out there today, these young people volunteer to serve their country. It is amazing. SISTERHOOD from page A1 FILE PHOTO The Semper Fi Sister Beach Blast ends with a packing party at the Centennial Building. Items from across the world will go into Boxes of Love for the troops deployed in war zones.

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Local The Star| A7 Thursday, October 4, 2012 Thank you all Republicans who participated and Voted! We have a great slate of Candidates who need our continued support! HELP NOW TO GET OUT THE VOTE Sheriff .......................................................................Mike Harrison Superintendent of Schools ...............................................Jim Norton Property Appraiser ........................................................Mitch Burke Supervisor of Elections .................................................John Hanlon County Commissioner District 1 ...................................Kenny Peak County Commissioner District 3 .................................Joanna Bryan State Representative District 7 ................................Halsey Beshears US Representative ................................................Steve Southerland US Senate .....................................................................Connie Mack President .....................................................Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan KEY DATES **Voter Registration Close ...................................Oct 9, 5 PM EST** Absentee Ballots Request Close ........................Oct 31, 5 PM EST Early Voting Begins-Oct 27 Ends--Nov 3, 5 PM EST ELECTION DAY -NOV 6 Its a great day to be a Republican! Membership Communication Committee Watch for our new website coming soon at www.gulfgop.com (Pd.Pol.Ad.) EDUCATION Ghostout Program, Mock Car Crashes, Renee Napier Megans Story POLITICAL A DVERTISEMENT PAID AND APP ROVED BY JOE N UGENT, D EMOCRAT FOR S HERIFF Becky Hare Piano/Keyboard Instructor Piano Lessons Lessons in your home for you convenience!!! 850-899-1827 Prompt Dependable Same Day Service WEDNESDAY NIGHT All 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 City encouraging other municipalities to support distribution formula By VALERIE GARMAN 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com APALACHICOLA Apalachicola has spearheaded a resolution demanding municipalities have some say-so in how Floridas county-bound funds from the RESTORE Act are spent. The resolution has been sent to every municipality in Floridas eight counties disproportionately affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and outlines support for a distribution formula that would give municipalities control of how the dollars are spent. We want to make sure the cities have some say-so, said Apalachicola City Administrator Betty Taylor-White. There are several cities that have it on their agendas for discussion but have not taken action yet. The resolution has been adopted by Franklin Countys two municipalities, Apalachicola and Carrabelle, and by Parker in Bay County. Mexico Beach also discussed the resolution at its Tuesday night council meeting. The resolutions formula takes the total county funds received and distributes them based on the unincorporated county population and sales tax receipts as they relate to the municipality in question. County commissions would be left with control of the balance remaining for the unincorporated areas of the counties. A sample calculation for Apalachicola is included in the resolution, using a $1 million allocation gure for Franklin County, producing $200,000 for the city. Mexico Beach City Manager Chris Hubbard presented a sample calculation to the council Tuesday, using the same $1 million gure for Bay County, which produced only $7,200 for the city of Mexico Beach. You need to do the math before you agree to anything, Hubbard said. Everyone is going to try to do whats in their own best interest. Florida is unique in the RESTORE process as it is the only one of the ve Gulf Coast states to send a portion of funds directly to the affected counties. The eight disproportionately affected counties Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla will receive 75 percent of the funds, with the remaining 15 coastal counties splitting 25 percent. The Florida Association of Counties has suggested counties appoint advisory councils to decide where to spend the local RESTORE funds. FAC spokeswoman Cragin Mosteller said although counties are not required to form RESTORE committees, the FAC has recommended it to invoke transparency in the process. We have certainly encouraged (the counties) to develop those committees. Transparency is going to be critical in this process, Mosteller said. From the time of the spill, our cities and counties have worked very well together, and I believe that will continue. Gulf County has formed an advisory committee, but Franklin and Bay counties have not. Apalachicola City Attorney J. Patrick Floyd, who drafted the resolution for the city, said the formation of advisory committees would add an unnecessary layer of government to the process. He said he sees an obvious answer in city and county commissions, which already are set up for that purpose. We think logic dictates that rather than setting up another layer of government, its better to just use the city commissions that are already set up, Floyd said. Every city already has a list of projects theyre working toward. Floyd said the resolution is not something put into effect by law, but an idea the city of Apalachicola fully supports. He said the next step for the Franklin County municipalities would be to relay the information to the County Commission and see if the board would consider adoption. Were not trying to provoke a ght; what were saying is lets look at this carefully, Floyd said. Theres nothing in the (RESTORE) Act that prohibits this. The city sent a copy of the resolution with a letter from Mayor Van Johnson to each county commissioner but has yet to receive a response. The city followed up Monday by sending an additional resolution initiating a con ict resolution procedure between the city and county and requesting a joint meeting to address the issue. We need a set, clear calculation so no one feels like their getting shorted, Floyd said. Were trying to work with the county commissions to come up with a fair and simple method for the distribution of this money. Everyone is interested in trying to work and set up a partnership with the county; thats what this is all about. Apalachicola advances BP money plan We think logic dictates that rather than setting up another layer of government, its better to just use the city commissions that are already set up. Every city already has a list of projects theyre working toward. J. Patrick Floyd Apalachicola city attorney

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Health Department to hold u shot clinics Star Staff Report The Gulf County Health Department will hold two u shot clinics over the coming weeks, cov ering both ends of the county. As Health Department release notes, the u sea son is headed this way and it is time to prepare with a u shot. Flu shots are $25 per person. You must bring your identication and insurance cards and the Health Department ac cepts most third party insurances. The rst clinic will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET Saturday at the Port St. Joe facility at 2475 Garrison Ave. in Port St. Joe. The second will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT Oct. 16 at the Wewahitchka facility at 807 W. Highway 22. If you are unable to make either clinic and wish to schedule an ap pointment call the Port St. Joe facility at 227-1276 or the Wewahitchka ofce at 639-2644. A vote for Jay Bidwell is a vote for experience! In the Gulf County School System helping children reach their potential is our business. Only one candidate has the necessary experience to do the job. Jay Bidwell has been on the front lines of the educational eld for more than two decades. Choose the only candidate who has extensive experience helping children as a teacher, parent, coach and mentor. Political advertisement paid for and approved by Jay Bidwell, Democrat, for Superintendent of Schools (Pd.Pol.Ad.) Local A8 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 and requested Kerigan meet with county attorney Jeremy Novak to vet the invoices. Board member Jay Rish was less patient. All of this has gone on long enough, Rish said. This was an honest mis take. Jack is an honest businessman. We all know him. Pay the man his mon ey. The services were pro vided. Pay the man. The board tabled the issue for discussion Mon day with the Marketing Committee. That committee also will take up a request from the Semper Fi Sisters for fund ing for shipping some 1,000 Boxes of Love to troops deployed overseas during the Semper Fi Sisters up coming Beach Blast. The TDC has provided $5,000 in marketing money and approved Tuesday spending less than $40 to ship luggage tags in the TDC Visitors Guide going to each of the more than 70 women traveling from across the country for the Beach Blast. Semper Fi Sisters had asked for assistance on the estimated $13,000 needed for shipping those care packages. The Mar keting Committee will take the issue up again Monday. The board also approved providing funding for Blast on the Bay, a newly-imag ined Scallop Festival for next year and the Fourth of July celebration in Port St. Joe. The TDC board also approved moving ahead on promoting the Celebrate Twice event on New Years Eve in partnership with Mexico Beach. The TDC board also approved $1,000 in fund ing for a junior high basketball tournament around Thanksgiving at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School. Jenkins said she is pur suing a BP grant of $500,000 to create a branding cam paign around the slogan We Breathe Water in Gulf County. Jenkins noted that everyone knows about the great beaches in the area, but there were many ways to market the water resources from the Gulf of Mexico to the Dead Lakes in the county. We need to push our selves beyond what we are doing right now, Jenkins said. BED TAX from page A1 Star Staff Report Sacred Heart Hospi tal on the Gulf wants your child. SHH is in hosting a drive to enroll eligible children in the Florida KidCare program which in turn will make those children eligible for ve different insur ance programs. Entitled the Childrens Health Insurance Enrollment Program, funded by a state grant, the drive aims at providing a low-cost in surance alternative for children, said Jo Ethridge, community health worker in Gulf and Frank lin counties. The current effort is to raise awareness of FloridaKidCare and to enroll eligible children. FloridaKidCare offers afford able health insurance for a child not covered by a health insur ance plan. FloridaKidCare is a pri vate affordable insurance for children from birth to age 18. A familys income and size determines eligibility for the child. Services covered by Florida KidCare include doctor visits, check-ups, prescriptions, vacci nations, hospital, vision, hearing, mental health, dental, surgery and emergencies. If you are a guardian or parent with children age 18 or younger, call Ethridge at 624-3640 to explore wheth er that child is eligible for FloridaKidCare. By signing up for FloridaKid Care, a child is eligible for ve other low-cost insurance pro grams, Ethridge said. Drive seeks to insure children THE PORT ST. JOE STARFIN D US ON FACEBOOK @ PSJ_StarFO LL OW US ON T WI TT E R

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In addition to providing an equity side to the equation, Gonzalez said, the Bank of Montreal also brings expertise in infrastructure needs and matching clients to infrastructure. Their preference is to make the economics work, Gonzalez said. They are very well-rounded. Gonzalez also emphasized that the Bank of Montreal would be looking at the entire port infrastructure, not just St. Joe Company lands such as the mill site and deepwater bulkhead, but also Port Authority lands, including the old Arizona Chemical site. The goal, Gonzalez has emphasized for months, is to market the entire acreage between St. Joe and Port Authority combined, some 300 acres with rail, natural gas wells, water resources and a barge bulkhead. The story has to be framed more broadly than just St. Joe land or Port Authority land, Gonzalez said. We are excited. These folks are really selective. We are really excited to have been able to engage them. Port Authority board member Patrick Jones added, It is excellent new, very exciting. Eastern Shipbuilding Eastern Shipbuilding, Gonzalez said, remains on target, though the exact date of arrival was not known. Lisa Barnes, project manager for special projects with Eastern, said the company plans to begin work in Gulf County in February. Eastern Shipbuilding Group has leased production space in Port St. Joe at the former paper mill site. We anticipate opening that site for production in February of 2013. We plan to do out tting on our vessels at the Port St. Joe facility, Barnes said. In clarifying some confusion about the current hiring being done by Eastern in Gulf County, Franklin County and elsewhere, Barnes emphasized the company was not yet hiring for the Port St. Joe facility. Currently, Eastern has numerous job openings at its Bay County facilities. These positions are the jobs we are looking to ll immediately. We will be lling Port St. Joe positions as they become available. These are primarily skilled craftsman jobs, i.e. welders, pipe tters, pipe welders, and ship tters, Barnes said. She said recruiting efforts in Franklin and Gulf counties have gone well. Representatives from Eastern are at the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce ofces on Marina Drive every Tuesday and Thursday. We received about 80 applications during the resource fair recently sponsored by the Workforce Board in Eastpoint, Barnes said. We have also received applications from Port St. Joe recruiting. Hopefully we can assist some of these hard workers with stable employment opportunities at our Bay County shipyards. Barnes noted Eastern has training classes for welding, pipe tting, and ship tting, and run continuous classes for these skills. The classes are held at the companys Allanton facility and pay $10 an hour while students are training. We have a good partnership with the Gulf Coast Workforce Board and we are working diligently with them to nd quali ed employees, Barnes said. The Workforce Board is also exploring options for transportation to Panama City for Gulf County and Franklin County residents. Capital City loan Port Authority members last week also discussed the Capital City Loan of more than $4 million that looms, with the bank having formally led foreclosure papers on the port land where the barge bulkhead is situated. Port attorney Tom Gibson, who said the ling was expected, said his attempts to line up an attorney to defend the foreclosure Gibson can not represent the port due to con ict and Mel Magidson declined an approach by Gibson have yet to be successful. He would continue to explore options, but emphasized the Port Authority did not want to default due to a lack of response and said an extension had been granted through Oct. 15 to answer the ling by Capital City Bank. The risk for the Port Authority in the litigation, Gibson noted, would be losing the land on which the barge bulkhead sits and, if the value of any sale of that land did not reach the amount of the loan, might see a partial lien on the currently unencumbered Arizona Chemical property. We have a major piece of infrastructure under threat of being taken from the public use by a bank, Jones said. I would not want to lose that bulkhead. Ports are different in that the logistics are driven by infrastructure. The infrastructure is why they come. One suggestion offered by board members would be to approach the RESTORE Act committee about a proposal for the county to establish some form of economic development revolving fund with some of the BP ne money the county might see. That fund could assist the port with the Capital City Bank loan, with the Port Authority paying back the money has clients arrive and business picks up. While indications from the bank are it does not want possession of the land, and Port Authority members want to pay down the loan, but how that process unfolds remains an open question. Everybody wants the same thing, it is a matter of how we get there, Jones said. New of cers The Port Authority board elected new of cers. Leonard Costin is the new chairman for a two-year term, with Eugene Raf eld taking over as vice-chairman, Jones as secretary and Jessica Rish as treasurer. Johanna White, the past chairwoman, is the fth member of the board. 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Knothe will be the star beginning at 7 p.m. ET Friday when his Walk with the Stars begins this years annual Bay Day celebration at the St. Joseph Bay Preserves Center. Bay Day is sponsored by and bene ts The Friends of the St. Joseph Bay Preserves. Knothe, who used to work at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve in Apalachicola, came up with his presentation of the solar system from a lesson plan online. Knothe begins with an eight-inch round ball that serves as the sun. Along the trails opposite the Preserves Center, Knothe places other balls that represent the solar system, placing them throughout the trail in order from the sun. It is all done to scale, Knothe said. By the time you get to Pluto, you will have walked about a half-mile from where you started. Along the way, Knothe talks about each planet, when it can or can not be seen in the night sky, and little known facts about the solar system. Ive been doing this for years, Knothe said. The kids, the adults like it. They are amazed how far you have to go to reach the end of the solar system. I teach them some science along the way. I teach them you cant just zip around the solar system like Captain Kirk and the Starship Enterprise. Knothe also provides lessons into the night sky, noting bright stars, talking about the mammoth size of large stars and how they are created. He also explains, using his solar system model, just how far from us those stars really are. We look at everything in the night sky, Knothe said. I am just trying to bring them a little science. It is a lot of fun. Knothes walk leads into Saturday and the full-blown start of Bay Day. On Saturday, there will be several birding trips led by experienced birding guides Ron Houser, Bay County Audubon Society, and Matthew Anderson, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, an education and training specialist with a background in avian research. Birders from beginner to expert will nd these tours valuable and enjoyable. Its the Real Deal with Kim Wren, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserves Stewardship Coordinator, as you join her on a moderate, one-mile round trip hike through the Deal Tract to explore its history and ecological importance. Explore the Shore at St. Joseph Bay with Rosalyn Kilcollins, Coastal Training Coordinator at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, on a eld trip that includes walking, wading in water, pulling nets, and other hands-on activities in Eagle Harbor at the St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. Visitors can join experienced guides on guided tram tours of the Buffer Preserve as they showcase the Buffer Preserves ecology and its importance to St. Joseph Bay, one of the most pristine coastal bays remaining in Florida. Bay Day is at the St. Joseph Bay Preserves Center at 3915 Highway 30A in Port St. Joe. Knothes walk begins at the Center and moves across the highway to the Buffer Preserve trails. The highlight of every Bay Day, of course, is the music and food. This year the Boyer Band, featuring George, Cletus and Tom will be performing on the deck of the Buffer Preserve Center. The Low Country Boil will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET and the menu includes boiled shrimp, sausage, potatoes, corn on the cob, cole slaw, garlic bread and beverages. A $10 donation is asked per meal. The annual Bay Day, held this Saturday, will include a full schedule of birding, buffer preserve and bay walks. The walks begin as early as 7 a.m. ET and folks should check http://stjosephbaypreserves.org/bayday/ 2012oct/2012OctBayDaySchedule.pdf for an updated schedule, including exact times. You must call the Buffer Preserve Center at 229-1787 to sign-up for the walks or trips scheduled for early Saturday morning. There will also be educational exhibits Turtle Patrol, Sweetbay Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, Hairstreak Chapter of the North American Butter y Association with butter y caterpillars and host plants, Natural Encounters, the Magnolia Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and the Audubon Society a 50/50 raf e. There will also be a silent auction and giveaways. Friday Walk with the Stars, 7 p.m. ET Saturday Birding trips Deal Tract to the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve; Deal Tract, Cape San Blas; Buffer preserve Backwoods and Butter ies; Backwoods and Wild owers; Bay Walks Deal Tract; Eagle Harbor; More info Visit http://stjosephbaypreserves.org/ bayday/2012oct/2012OctBayDaySchedule. pdf for updated information and times. People are strongly encouraged to sign up in advance for the astronomy walk and all trips before 11 a.m. Saturday to guarantee a space. People can still show up for a trip without prior registration. However, there is no guarantee that there will be spaces although last-minute cancellations usually free up a few spaces. Call 229-1787 to register. All trips are subject to change without notice (highly unlikely). No rain dates. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Email outdoors news to tcroft@ star .com Page 10 Thursday, October 4, 2012 O UTDOORS www.starfl.com Section Section A PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE STAR Tram tours in search of wild owers and butter ies will be led by Bill Boothe, right. Bay Day will offer visitors a host of tours into the wilds of the 5,000-plus acre Buffer Preserve. Annual Bay Day promotes preserves SPONSORED BY Inshore/Bay Offshore/Bottom Grouper is still on the menu for a few more weeks. Good sh can be found close to shore right now, and very aggressive. Most anglers are using live bait, but glow and chartruese-colored jigs will produce nice gags and red grouper in 60 to 150 feet of water. Great weather and good shing have been the norm lately for everyone on the coast. Good ounder reports from St. Joe Bay have inshore anglers out on the water. Good spots in our area are the George Tapper Bridge, the Eagle Harbor area and the bomb holes around Blacks Island.

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By JASON SHOOT 747-5069 | @PCNHJasonShoot Jshoot@pcnh.com Count Jarkeice Davis among those not intimidated by Holmes Countys state ranking. The sophomore Davis rumbled for 285 yards and three touchdowns, and Port St. Joe manhandled the previously unbeaten Blue Devils high-powered offense for the bulk of a 28-20 victory over Holmes County at Shark Field on Friday night PSJ evened its record at 2-2 with the non-district victory. Holmes County, the states third-ranked team in Class 1A, suffered its rst defeat in ve games. We had people in our hometown doubting us, Davis said. We wanted to prove them wrong, The game proved to be more lopsided than the score would indicate. PSJs defensive line seemingly pitched a tent in the Blue Devils back eld, and Holmes County couldnt run or throw the ball with any success consistently. Davis two touchdowns in the rst half spotted the Tiger Sharks a 14-0 lead. He overpowered one would-be tackler before racing 49 yards for a touchdown just over 3 minutes into the game for a 7-0 lead. He later added a bullish 12-yard romp for another score and a 14-0 lead 2 minutes into the second quarter. The Tiger Sharks extended their lead to 21-0 when freshman quarterback Troy Williams red a perfectly placed throw to receiver Rammelo Zaccarro for a 15yard touchdown. PSJ outgained Holmes County 236-62 in the rst half. Davis carried the ball 12 times for 154 yards, and Dusty Richter added four rushes for 64 yards. Conversely, Holmes County punted on ve of six possessions in the rst half, and the other drive resulted in an interception. We came out, and it was all about playing together, Richter said. Coaches tell us that practice during the week is like work, and Friday is pay day. Today we got paid. Davis and Richter stressed the importance of camaraderie on the Tiger Shark football team, and they have drawn strength from each other in recent weeks. Davis uncle died two days ago. Richters uncle committed suicide weeks ago, Richter said. We put Christ first and pray every day, Davis said. We go hard every day in practice. It paid off. The Blue Devils found some traction offensively in the second half, but the Tiger Sharks 28-point lead was too much to overcome. Holmes County got on the scoreboard in the middle of the third quarter with Kodi Russ 1-yard touchdown run. That capped a seven-play, 63-yard drive, by far the Blue Devils most successful possession of the evening to that point. Davis, PSJ run past unbeaten Holmes County PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SP O RTS www.starfl.com Thursday, October 4, 2012 A Page 11 Section See PSJ A12 The game proved to be more lopsided than the score would indicate. PSJs defensive line seemingly pitched a tent in the Blue Devils back eld, and Holmes County couldnt run or throw the ball with any success consistently. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Franklin County pounced on four Wewahitchka fumbles last Friday night to give the Seahawks the edge in a 27-26 comeback win. Junior quarterback Dwayne Griggs paced the Seahawk offense with three touchdowns, the nale set up after the Seahawks forced a Gator punt with time running down. Griggs snared the punt at mid eld and then galloped 30 yards to the Gator 21 with less than four minutes to play. He ran in untouched on the rst play from scrimmage, but that was called back on penalties. So he did it again, a thrilling 12-yard jog with 2:08 left in the game for the go-ahead score. Trailing by one, Wewahitchka sophomore quarterback Rashard Rainie threw three incomplete passes before connecting on a 17-yarder to junior tight end Javari Hill for a rst down at the Seahawk 33. Two quick passes to senior Jarvest Sher eld gave Wewahitchka a third and ve in the red zone with 44 seconds left, but an interception by junior defensive back Logan McLeod sealed the comeback victory for the Seahawks. They gave us a lot of breaks, they gave us the ball a lot, Seahawks coach Josh Wright said. Our kids played stinking hard. Wewahitchka struck rst blood after sophomore defensive back Matt Arnold intercepted a Griggs pass to give the Gators position inside Seahawks territory. With 10:22 left in the rst quarter, Rainie lobbed a high throw to 511 senior Jay Shiver for the score and a 6-0 Gator lead. Griggs, who nished the night with 153 yards on 11 carries, followed suit, after junior Holden Foley recovered a Gator fumble. With 3:18 left in the rst quarter, Griggs ran 39 yards for the score. Senior kicker Zach Howze connected on the rst of three extra points, and the Seahawks led 7-6. With 1:03 left in the half, the Gators boosted their lead, with a 30-yard pass from Rainie to senior Clay Sasser. The two-point conversion pass was incomplete, and Wewa clung to a 12-7 lead going into halftime. On the opening play of the second half, Sher eld did all he could to break the game wide open, as he ran the kickoff back 83 yards for the score. But once again the extra point conversion try failed, and the Gators led 18-7 A 40-yard rush by Griggs to the 5 positioned senior fullback Ladarius Rhodes to bully his way in for the score with 4:30 left. A fumble recovery by senior tackle Direek Farmer on the Seahawk 30 gave Rhodes and senior Skyler Hutchinson a chance to chew up yards. The drive downeld ended when Griggs scored his second touchdown of the night on a 30-yard prance, and a 21-18 lead with 1:10 left in the third quarter. Wewahitchka defensive pressure enabled the Gators to take over on downs deep in Seahawks territory. Senior running back Jayln Addison rushed from the six-yard-line, and the Gators connected on the two-point conversion to put the Gators ahead 26-21. Hutchinson tallied 75 yards on 17 carries, and Rhodes 55 yards on four carries, as the Seahawks amassed 291 yards on the ground. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Seahawks, evening their record at 1-4 with the Gators. We had an early season meltdown of mental approach and some egos, Wright said. Weve smoothly worked that out. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Jayln Addison led the Gators in rushing with 93 yards on 14 carries. Below: Wewahitchka played tough defense but the Gators were undone by four fumbles in a loss to Franklin County. Franklin County edges Wewahitchka, 27-26 They gave us a lot of breaks, they gave us the ball a lot. Our kids played stinking hard. Josh Wright Seahawks coach

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A12 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 GULF FRONT CONDOS IN MEXICO BEACH! This Under-Construction opportunity for 3BR/2BA Gulf Front condo boasting 3BR/2BA. The views are absolutely endless from the rooftop pool and hot tub area. Some other features in the units are stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, tile carpeting in bedrooms, covered under-building parking and storage closets for each unit as well. OPEN HOUSE S AT & S UN /O CT 6 & 7 11 4 CT 2303 HWY 98 DON T MISS OUT ON THIS !!! The business of the County is a responsibility not to be taken lightly. It should be conducted based on sound business principles not political well-connected at the expense of the average taxpayer. You deserve commissioners who will work to responsibly manage your tax dollars for the best interests of all of Gulf County. Pd.Pol.Ad. Joanna Bryan for County Commission District 3 Paid for by Joanna Bryan, Republican, for County Commission Dist. 3 Holmes County closed within 28-14 with Jacky Miles 1-yard touchdown run with 10 minutes left in the contest. Russ added a two-point conversion. A fumble by the Tiger Sharks set up Holmes Countys third touchdown, a 1-yard scramble by Ty Russ that trimmed his teams de cit to 28-20 with 3 minutes remaining. Russ missed the extra point, however, and PSJ recovered the ensuing onside kick and drained the clock. Holmes County got the ball back at its own 27 after a Davis fumble with 48 seconds left in the game. The Blue Devils advanced the ball to the PSJ 42 before Miles was sacked as time expired. That was the fth sack of the night for the PSJ defense. Miles came into the game the areas leading passer, but he was held to 3-for-7 passing for 13 yards and an interception. Similarly, Kodi Russ entered as the areas top rusher, but he was largely corralled and nished with 110 yards on 20 rushes. Ty Russ completed all six pass attempts for 74 yards in the second half. Holmes County 0 0 6 14 20 Port St. Joe 7 14 7 028 PSJ: Davis 49 run (Hites kick) PSJ: Davis 12 run (Hites kick) PSJ: Zaccarro 15 pass from Williams (Hites kick) PSJ: Davis 81 run (Hites kick) HC: K. Russ 1 run (kick failed) HC: Miles 1 run (K. Russ run) HC: T. Russ 1 run (kick failed) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING Holmes County: K. Russ 20-110, Miles 9-33, T. Russ 12-32. Port St. Joe: Davis 24-285, Richter 6-64, Williams 4-6, Zaccarro 3-4, Lee 1-(minus3), Team 1-(minus-1). PASSING Holmes County: Miles 3-7-1 13, K. Russ 1-1-0 16, T. Russ 6-6-0 74. Port St. Joe: Williams 1-2-1 15. RECEIVING Holmes County: K. Russ 3-25, F. Russ 2-22, Janas 1-18, Miles 2-16, Wilson 1-12. Port St. Joe: Zaccarro 1-15. PSJ from page A11 Star Staff Report The Wewahitchka High School cross country teams competed at the Rams Run in Panama City with the boys and girls teams both turning in impressive performances. The boys nished second with Jakob Bidwell leading the way followed by Shaquille Scott, Micah Lister, Josh Epps, Elijah Sarmiento, Jason Haire and Colby Gay. The Lady Gators nished third with seventh-grader Sha Mario Cole nishing third overall and Ashleigh Price nishing fourth in the individual race. Rylee Waters, Brooke Hysmith and Mileena Shirah also tallied points for Wewahitchka. The teams also participated in a meet in Port St. Joe on Sept. 26. The boys nished rst led by Bidwell followed by Lister, Epps, Scott, Haire, Gay, Weston Sarmiento, Josh Daulton, Jonah Bidwell and Charlie Laird. The Lady Gators nished second led Cole followed by Price, Brittany Grif n, Waters, Hysmith, Shirah and Emily Roberts. The WHS teams will compete at the Florida State University Invitational this Saturday. Star Staff Report The Lady Tiger Sharks of Port St. Joe High School began the second half of the volleyball season last week by traveling to Blountstown. The teams defensive struggles continued as they lost the match in three games. The Lady Tigers won the rst two sets by scores of 13-25 and 15-25. Defensive efforts were better in the third set, said Port St. Joe coach Wayne Taylor, but they were not able to overcome Blountstowns offense and lost 21-25. We are off the rest of the week and will work extensively on defense, Taylor said. The players are working well together as a team but just cant quite put it together defensively. With only three weeks left in the regular season, now is the time to step up and make the big plays. The talent is there on the team, we just have to put it all together. The team would also like to remind the public about its Dig Pink event supporting breast cancer awareness and research. The match will be Thursday, Oct. 18 at home against Wewahitchka. It is also senior night and the last regular season match. All gate proceeds from the match will go to the Side Out Foundation for breast cancer research. Star Staff Report With sweeps of Bethlehem and Franklin County the Wewahitchka High School volleyball team improved to 9-3 as the second half of the season gets underway. The Lady Gators dominated Bethlehem by scores of 25-16, 25-17 and 2518. Franklin County put up a somewhat tougher ght, but still fell to Wewahitchka in three straight, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-23. Wewa impresses at Rams Run, Port St. Joe Lady Sharks volleyball team falls to Blountstown Lady Gators improve to 9-3 Sports

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By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The numbers keep on growing for the DAWGS in Prison program. With the 22nd graduation class last week, the Developing Adoptable Dogs With Good Sociability (DAWGS) program has now saved 232 dogs that might otherwise not be around, sending those dogs to 14 states and two countries. The stories are now legion, the number of dogs over more than three years, saved from possible euthanasia, that have also made profound impacts on the lives of their new owners. Sandi Christy, co-director of the DAWGS program with the St. Joseph Humane Society DAWGS is a collaboration between the Humane Society, Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Corrections and the Gulf Forestry Camp noted two particularly special cases. One is Gracie, who was adopted in July 2010 in large measure to provide companionship for a 9-year-old suffering from Aspbergers Syndrome. He had never shown any emotion to his family members and also could not sleep through the night, Christy said. Gracie immediately made a connection with him and today he sleeps with Gracie at his side and sleeps through the night. He has been able to show love and DAWGS in Prison graduates class No. 22 COMMUNITY www.starfl.com Thursday, October 4, 2012 B Page 1 Section By TIM CROFT 227-7827 | @PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com With Election Day just more than a month away, deadlines are approaching for those wishing to cast ballots in 2012 for local, state and federal races. The voter registration book for the Nov. 6 general election will close as of 5 p.m. ET on Oct. 9. The of ce of Supervisor of Elections Linda Grif n can accept no new registrations as of that date so if you wish to vote in this years election and have not registered, Grif n encourages voters to do so now. The deadline to request a mailed absentee bailout is 5 p.m. ET on Oct. 31. Voters must contact Grif ns of ce at 229-6117 or come by 401 Long Avenue in Port St. Joe to make a request for a mailed absentee ballot. On note on mailed absentees, Grif n said. The ballot is long, with federal, state and local of ces, judge retentions and 11 proposed amendments to the states Constitution included. The ballot is two pages, front and back. Because of its size, to mail back the ballot will cost 65 cents instead of the normal 45 cent postage. Voters casting by mailed ballot are urged to ensure the proper postage is on the ballot when mailed back. To learn more about the constitutional amendments from an objective viewpoint, visit www. votegulf.com and follow the link on the main page. Early voting will begin Saturday, Oct. 27 and continue through Saturday, Nov. 3. Early voting locations are Grif ns of ce in Port St. Joe and the Charles Whitehead Public Library on Second Street in Wewahitchka. On the two Saturdays, voting hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT. On Sunday, Oct. 28, voting hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT. On each weekday during early voting, Monday through Friday, voting hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT. Grif n and her staff urge voters to ensure that all information on their voting registration is correct. If you have moved into the county or within the county, please ensure that your address change is re ected on your voter registration. If there is a signature change or any other change, please stop by or call Grif ns of ce. As Grif n said, better to sort through any discrepancies on a voter registration before Election Day, which given the size of the ballot gures to be a busy one. Deadline for voter registration is next week By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com 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 also 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: Goodwill Career Training Center is asking retirees and volunteers to share their expertise and skills by volunteering to tutor or mentor. Many participants at the Center need help completing their GED, including language, writing, mathematics and computer skills. Please contact Tandra Burns at 229-1273. Volunteers are an essential part of any team! The St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve is requesting 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: Invest in the community by volunteering See DAWGS B5 By MELANIE TAYLOR Extension Agent II, 4-H/ Family & Consumer Sciences What do you know about Florida agriculture? If youre not sure, just ask the fth-graders at Wewahitchka Elementary School. On Sept. 24 students participated in an annual eld trip for Ag Adventures Day at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy. Ag Adventures Day is designed to teach fthsixth-grade students in Northwest Florida about agriculture through hands-on learning. Each group of students rotates through a variety of agriculture-related booths taught by extension agents, extension researchers and volunteers with topics ranging from pumpkins, peanuts, cotton, corn and soil types. More than 900 students visited the center during the week. The eld trip began with a fun ride on the gator wagons to the farm. As they learned about agricultural crops, students also were given the chance to touch, smell and even taste some of the products. Some of the students favorite things were to walk through the pumpkin eld, dig peanuts, pick cotton, walk down into the soil pit and nd their way out of the corn maze. The fth graders from Gulf County had a great day lled with hands-on, outdoor educational activities. Now that these students have had a little taste of Florida agriculture we hope they will share their knowledge with their family, friends and neighbors. Learning about agriculture helps them to understand the link between food growing in a eld and what they see in the grocery store. This understanding is becoming more important with changing times. This annual program is sponsored by the Gulf County Extension Of ce, UF/IFAS Extension, 4H youth development, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida, Florida Farm Bureau, University of Florida and Florida Ag in the Classroom. 4-H is a youth development program for youth ages 8-18 that is assisted adult volunteers. If you are interested in participating or volunteering, please contact Melanie Taylor at the Gulf County Extension Of ce at 6393200, 229-2909 or metaylor @u .edu. 1. Who were the rst people to use pumpkins as a staple in their diets? 2. What process is used to separate cottonseed from ber? 3. How many pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products does the average American consume every year? Answer: more than six pounds 4. What is it called when rocks break down by rain, wind and time? 1. Native American Indians 2. Ginning 3. More than six pounds 4. Weathering TEST YOUR AGRICULTURE KNOWLEDGE ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Students learn the importance of agriculture Ag Adventures See VOLUNTEERING B5 Rory, with his lead trainer, was adopted by an active duty soldier about to deploy to Afghanistan and his family. SPECIAL TO THE STAR As I re ect on the last 22 classes, Im amazed by the impact our dogs have on their adopters. Sandi Christy DAWGS co-director

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B2 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 OF THE WEEK PET St. Joseph Bay Humane Society Meet the beautiful, green eyed and sweet Babykins. She is very sociable with kids and adults and has adapted well as a kitten watcher in the catio. Babykins is an upper deck kitty and would enjoy being spoiled in a furrever home where she would be a purrfect lady at all times. Give this sweet girl a second chance. Babykins adoption fee has been reduced. WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH SOME GENERAL MAINTANCE, CLEANING, PAINTING ECT VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED FOR PET SOCIALIZATION AND FOSTER HOMES. SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED STUDENTS. COLLINS CONSTRU C TION OF ST. GEOR G E I S LAND, INC & S EWA G E TREATMENT S ERV I CE S O VER 30 YEARS EXPERIEN C E OUR S ERV I CE S I NCLUDE: AFTER HOURS & EMERGEN C Y SERVI C E PROVIDED 850.670.5790 MA I NTENANCE@JCOLL I N S CON S TRUCT I ON.COM Society Everyone knows that vegetable gardening is more popular today than ever before. But, we usually discuss this subject in the context of the backyard garden. That isnt always fair to the growing number of Floridians who live in apartment, condominium and mobile home parks, places where theres little to no backyard to be had. Just because you dont have a big yard and lots of room, doesnt mean you cant grow vegetables. In fact, the home gardener who gets emotionally involved with a strawberry barrel, or half-dozen tomato plants, probably has more fun than anybody else. My information was provided by Extensions Emeritus Vegetable Specialist Jim Stephens of the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. In addition to being an enjoyable activity, minigardening can be practical and ornamental. Containers can t almost anywhere in the landscape, on potions, porches, and balconies, even on roof tops. Depending on the types of vegetables you plan to grow, theres practically no limit to the kinds of containers you can use. Old pots and pans, milk jugs, hollow concrete blocks, bushel baskets, trash cans, barrels and drums and even plastics bag have all been used. Just be sure the container will hold the soil in, and let excess water drain out. Once you have a container and have decided what to grow, its time to think about a growing medium. Of course you can plant in ordinary gardens oil or a prepared soil mix. With a container garden you also can consider soil substitutes things like mushroom compost or wood shavings. If you plant in a lightweight soil substitute, it will be easier to move the container, should that become necessary. A good choice is a growth medium mode of one bushel of vermiculite, a bushel of peat moss, one-and-a-quarter cups of dolomite, and a cup of 8-8-8 fertilizer, with trace elements all mixed thoroughly. You could also use a bushel of sand or garden soil mixed with a bushel of peat, cow manure, or welldecomposed compost. Either way, you need the dolomite and fertilizer. These mixtures with plenty of organic matter and some fertilizer dont need extra fertilizer very often. Every week or two should be adequate. You can drench with a fertilizer solution, or spread common dry fertilizer on the soil surface and water it thoroughly into the root zone. Just dont apply too much, or you may cause fertilizer burn. If you choose a more porous growth medium, such as sand or gravel, which will dry out faster and wont hold nutrients very long youll need to water and fertilize more often. Normally, you should drench the container with a fertilizer solution once or twice a day as money as ve times a day, if its especially hot and dry. If you havent tried your hand at any form of vegetable garden before, you may be wondering what crop or crops do best in containers. Most any crop will do well in containers, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants collards, cabbage, turnips, mustard, strawberries, broccoli, cauli ower and herbs. Please try container gardening as a hobby we honestly believe youll enjoy both the activity and the tasty produce you grown. For more information on Mini-Gardening contact the Gulf County Extension Service @ 639-3200, 2292909 or visit our website: gulf.ifas.ufl.edu. Star Staff Report The Gulf County Extension Service will sponsor a ve session seminar via satellite, Release the Potential of Your Land. The seminars will be offered: Thursday, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST, on Oct. 11, 18, 25, and Nov. 1 and 8. Topics for discussion: Introduction to natural resource conservation; natural resource enterprise considerations; wildlife conservation; forest management on your land; natural resource appreciative (value and uses such as recreation and stewardship). For more information contact the Gulf County Extension Service at 2292909 or 639-3200. Star Staff Report The Wewahitichka Relay for Life, entitled Carnival of Hope for 2012, will hold a kick-off party at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, Oct. 6 at First Baptist Church in Wewahitchka. For more information contact Christy Husband at 639-2252 or Ashley Forehand at 624-8600. Star Staff Report The Piggly Wiggly of Port St. Joe will be having a yard sale to bene t Marsha Posey as she battles cancer beginning at 8 a.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Bluewater Realty. Donations of household goods and furniture would be appreciated. Star Staff Report The Port St Joe Garden Club will enjoy a picnic box lunch at Lake Alice in Wewahitchka at 12 noon ET on Thursday, October 11. The club will stroll the area and hear a talk on invasive plants by county agent Roy Carter. Star Staff Report The of ce of Dr. Owen D. Oksanen M.D. will be closing permanently on Friday, Oct. 5. Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf will be in charge of all medical records. They will have a new physicians of ce opening Oct. 15. All medical records will be available through Sacred Heart after Oct. 15 if you prefer to select another new physician. Mini gardening, practical and ornamental ROY LEE CARTER County extension director Natural resources opportunities for landowners Carnival of Hope kickoff party PSJ Garden Club news In addition to being an enjoyable activity, minigardening can be practical and ornamental. Containers can t almost anywhere in the landscape, on potions, porches, and balconies, even on roof tops. Depending on the types of vegetables you plan to grow, theres practically no limit to the kinds of containers you can use. Old pots and pans, milk jugs, hollow concrete blocks, bushel baskets, trash cans, barrels and drums and even plastics bag have all been used. Just be sure the container will hold the soil in, and let excess water drain out. Dr. Oksanen of ce closing Yard sale for Marsha Posey

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The Star| B3 Thursday, October 4, 2012 Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business Bankruptcy Over 30 Years Legal Experience 850-670-3030 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 School News Port St. Joe Elementary School Front Row: Chris Blood, Kiyleh Parker, Stephanie Shear Back Row: Clay Fox, Jazmyne Farmer, Bryce Thomas, Shauna Flowers, Elliana Burkett Star Staff Report The Port St. Joe High School Class of 1972 will be holding their 40th year reunion on Oct. 6. We will be gathering at Triple Tails Oyster Bar & Grill at 2413 SR 30A, Simmons Bayou, around 4 p.m. until. Celebrating those that are there, thinking about those that could not come and remembering those that are not with us but in spirit. The cost is $20.pp and payable at the restaurant. So even if you did not make earlier plans to be there, we have room for all to join. If you are a former teacher, coach or staff member we all would love to extend an invite to you. You will be amazed at how little we all have changed but dont let that stop you. For more information and who has scheduled to come, check out www.psj72.com, call Wyvonne Pick ett at 647-2564 or Linda Bass Freeman at lfreeman@bwosh.com. So make plans, put on your ip ops and come casual. See you Saturday and bring some of that Shark Spirit! Star Staff Report The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post #10069 recently sponsored a drive to col lect school supplies that will be used to help students in need. The Mens Post and the American Legion also contributed, and a successful Escargot Night fundraiser helped purchase many of the supplies. Jonathon Vickers, Aiden Gainer, and Ava Ryan, students at Port St. Joe Elementary School, show some of the many supplies that were delivered by Linda Deller with the Ladies Auxiliary. Port St. Joe Elementary deeply appre ciates the generous donation. Other individuals and groups in our community have also contributed supplies throughout this school year, and we would like to thank Piggly Wiggly, Sacred Heart Hospital, United Methodist Church, Dol lar General, the Junior Service League, and the many anonymous donors who have helped our students. Special to The Star Homecoming for Wewahitchka High School will be on October 12 as we play the Panthers of John Paul. Alumni Brunch honoring the graduating classes that ended years 2 and 7 will be at 10 a.m. CT on Friday, October 12 in the media center. The parade will begin at the corner of River Road and Hwy 71 at 2:00 pm central. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned before the game beginning at 6:30 p.m. that Friday night. At halftime we will recognize the alumni that graduated in those years ending in 2 and 7 as well as announce the winners of the oat and door decorations. If you are interested in putting an entry into the parade, please email Lana Harrison at lharrison@gulf.k12..us or Kerri Barlow at kbarlow@gulf.k12..us or call (850) 639-2228. By Lindsay Furr and Megan Hubbard Homecoming 2012: We are proud to present the following ladies who have been elected to the 2012 Homecoming Court: Crysta Anderson, Carley Clements, Jackie Collinsworth, Nicolette Haddock, Jaclyn Kerigan, Jeni McLemore, Brittnee Peak, Jada Quaranta, MaKayla Ramsey, Bryanna Stuart, Caitlyn Thursbay, Shaniqua Walker. Sixth-grade representatives: Jacob Kennedy and Kyndell Moore! Congratulations and good luck to the 2012 Homecoming Court! Any group, business, individual, club, etc. interested in participating in our Homecoming Parade, please contact LCDR Jarosz at 229-6177 and leave your group name, type of participation (Float, golf cart, classic vehicle walking), point of contact, phone number and email address. The deadline for participation requests is Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Dig Pink: Our annual Dig Pink Volleyball match will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18 versus Wewahitchka. All gate proceeds will go to the SideOut Foundation for breast cancer research and awareness. We are also taking orders now for our annual Dig Pink t-shirts. Shirts are $15 each and you will need to pre-order to make certain you get yours before the Dig Pink Match. Help us Pink Out the Dome and ght this disease that touches the lives of so many of us. T-shirt samples can be seen by visiting our web page at psjhs-gcs.schoolloop.com/. You can order your shirt by contacting Coach Taylor at wtaylor@gulf.k12..us or by phone at 229-8251. As always, thank you for your support! Beta Club: There will be a Beta Club induction assembly for 7thand 8thgrade students is at 10 a.m. (third period) Friday, Oct. 5. A reception will follow the induction for old and new Beta Club members and their parents in the Media Center. School Pictures: School picture proofs were given to all 7th-11th grade students on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Please return payment and/or proofs to Coach Taylor in Room 718 before Oct. 9. Football: On Friday, Sept. 28, Tiger Shark Football Team worked incredibly hard, played tough, and was successful in winning their game against Holmes County. Were overjoyed by your big win and hope you have a great season this year! Keep working hard; the whole school is rooting for you! Congratulations are in order for the JV Team that defeated Bozeman on Sept. 27. Band of Gold: Congratulations to the Band of Gold for their outstanding performance at Saturdays 27th Annual Daleville Invitational Classic Marching Band Competition in Alabama. They won trophies for Superior Overall Performance with recognition for Drum Major, Color Guard, Majorette, and Percussion. Congratulations, youre marching in the right direction! Special to The Star On Wednesday, Sept. 26, students from Faith Christian School gathered around the ag pole to pray for their community, state, country, and other students around the world. According to the article See You at the Pole 2012: Awaken from the web site: syatp.com. The 2012 See You at the Pole theme is Awaken and the Scripture is Ephesians 3:1421For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you, with power through his Spirit in your inner being so that Christ may dwell in your heartsAnd I pray that you grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, andthat you may be lled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine This theme passage of Pauls prayer for his friends in Ephesus is one of the most famous prayers in the Bible. He desires so deeply for them to be able to grasp the extravagant dimensions of Christs love (msg)! He yearns for his friends to awaken in a fresh way to the endless possibilities of what only God can do! He is passionate in his cry for awakening in their inner beings like theyve never experienced. See You at the Pole, the global day of student prayer, began in 1990 as a grass roots movement with ten students praying at their school. More than two decades later, millions around the world pray on their campuses on the fourth Wednesday in September. SYATP is simply a prayer rally where students meet at the school agpole before school to lift up their friends, families, teachers, school, and nation to God. SYATP is a student-initiated, studentorganized, and studentled event. Whether a single student standing alone, two or three huddled together in unity, or hundreds gathered in front of the school, See You at the Pole is about students praying for awakening on campuses all over the world. DAZZLING DOLPHINS The Lions TALE The Lions Tale PSJHS class of to hold 40th reunion VFW drive for school supplies WHS H omecoming is just around the corner

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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 SUNDAY : WOR S HIP AT SUN S ET P ARK 8 AM 10:30 AM ON THE 2ND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH SUNDAY: BI B LE CLA SS 9:30 AM SATURDAY : COFFEE T IME 9 11 AM M ONDAY : L IFE T REE CAF 7 PM W EDNE S DAY : MEN S B I B LE S TUDY 8 AM & WOMEN S BI B LE STUDY 5 PM 1602 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, FL (850) 890.1424 www.livingwateratthebeach.com This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week. Star Staff Report A fabulous spaghetti dinner, entertainment, sing-along fun, door prizes and a cash bar featuring Italian beer and win await you at the 5th annual St. Joseph Catholic Church Mens Club Spaghetti Dinner. The dinner will be held 5-7 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 3 at the church hall. The hall is located just east of the church (20th and Monument Avenue) on 20th Street in Port St. Joe. In addition to the spaghetti dinner, you will get a salad, garlic bread and delicious desserts. You will enjoy Italian accordionist Tony Minichello and vocalist and sing-along leader Marty Jarosz. You may win one of the many door prizes as well. Tickets are at $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 5-12. Four-year-olds and younger will be admitted free of charge. Get your tickets from any Mens Club member, by stopping by the church hall of ce (2271417), at Hannon Insurance or by calling Mens Club president Dan Van Treese at 227-8138. Get your tickets early only 192 will be sold. You can also get dinners to go, if you wish. Thursday, October 4, 2012 Words truly cannot express the depth of gratitude that we feel for your endless acts of unrestrained love and concern during the loss of our precious Everett. This community has wrapped us in its arms and tried to ease our suffering and for this, we will be forever grateful. We are truly blessed to have so much support for our family, and we know that with Gods help, we will endure and carry on Everetts legacy of service and gentleness. It is our wish that each of you will reach out to help someone in need, and in doing so, you will provide a living memorial to Everett Andrus Gant. May God Bless You and Keep You in His Care, Adrian & Gloria Gant and family Super Kidz Sunday at First Pentecostal First Pentecostal Church of Wewahitchka will host Super Kidz Sunday on Oct. 7-8. At 10 a.m. CT on Oct. 7, the guest speaker will be Children Evangelist Nathan Roberts. Praise, Worship and Fellowship, Games, Bouncy House, Water Slide, Food, and Magic Show will be on hand. At 6 p.m. CT on Monday, Oct. 8, Roberts will be back with Praise, Worship, and Fellowship, and drawings for prizes. For more information contact the church at 639-5623. New Bethel anniversary Pastor Cyril Mills and Sister Pamela Mills and New Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate the churchs anniversary at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 7. Sister Brenda Fisher is chairperson for the event. Fall Festival at First Baptist First Baptist Church of Port St. Joe will host a Fall Festival from 5 p.m. until on Saturday, Oct. 27. There will be food, prizes, games and entertainment. Everyone is invited. New Bethel Women/Men annual observance New Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Women/Men Observance at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 21. Chairperson is Evangelist Jennifer Bailey. New Bethel Harvest Musical New Bethel Baptist Church will host a Harvest Evening Musical at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 17. The colors are harvest colors. Chairperson is Sister Bonita Smith. Mary H. Wall, 85 of Port St. Joe, Florida and Screven, Georgia died August 27, 2012 in Jesup, Georgia. A Memorial Service celebrating her life in Port St. Joe will be held Sunday, October 7, 2012 immediately following the 11 a.m. ET worship service at St. James Episcopal Church, 800 22nd Street, Port St. Joe, Florida. Special to The Star How to improve ones body image will be explored at Lifetree Caf at 7 p.m. CT on Monday, Oct. 8. The Lifetree event, titled Hey, Good Lookin, features a short lm about artist Adam Schultz, who sculpts plus-size female gures in bronze and stone. The lm also includes advice from professional counselor Cheri Eresman. Popular culture depicts models bodies as beautiful and perfect, says Lifetree Caf representative Craig Cable. But those altered images are unrealand lead many people to adopt unhealthy perceptions of their own bodies. Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available. Lifetree Caf is located at 1602 U.S. Highway 98 in Mexico Beach across from El Governor Hotel. Lifetree Caf is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. Questions about Lifetree may be directed to Gary Grubb at 334-806-5667 or lwclifetreecafe@fairpoint.net. God gives success and prosperity to whoever He will. What you do with it is another story still. Its hard to be rich and humble too. Too much pride can get the best of you. He allows many to achieve success, then pride slips in and causes a mess. We like to take credit for all thats done. Boasting all the time and giving God none. When pride is your downfall and you want things better. Repent of your pride, praise His name and follow His word to the letter. Let everyone know, God is the potter, we are the clay. We are only a success, if we do it His way. Billy Johnson 5th annual St. Joseph Mens Club spaghetti dinner Thank you from the Family of Everett Andrus Gant Faith BRIEFS Mary Wall memorial service Body image discussed at Lifetree Caf MARY WALL Success through God

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Local The Star| B5 Thursday, October 4, 2012 Bay Day: Twice a year 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 accom plish these events. Please consider contacting the Preserve to learn how you can help Sandra and our Friends group put together this wonder ful fun-lled day for the community. Be a part of making a difference in your local schools! Volunteer to teach a Junior Achievement class at the fth-, eighthor high school-level, and help teach students real life skills. Junior Achieve ment teaches our children about running businesses, managing money, and pre paring to get a job. All of our classes are taught by volunteers from the community. Whether you are an employee, employer, retiree, or stayat-home parent, Junior Achievement values the life experiences you can share with the students while teaching the Junior Achievement courses. All volunteers are pro vided 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 en gaged and interested. A class lasts 5-7 weeks, depending on the age group, and meets once each week, during the school day, for an hour. The amount of commitment time is 5-7 hours to teach the class, two hours for training, and your prepa ration time which varies from person to person. The classes are spon sored by individuals and businesses in the com munity, and by the Tapper Foundation and Port St. Joe Capacity Building Fund. There is no cost to the school or the volunteer. Junior Achievement of NW FL is a non-prot, educational organization dedicated to teaching stu dents K-12 about entrepre neurship, personal nance, and work readiness skills. We provide 13 classes at the 5th, 8th, and high school levels in Port St. Joe, and 6 classes at the 8th and high school levels in Wewahitchka. For information about volunteering for fall or spring classes, please contact: Jackie Brooks at jabay@knology.net or call at 850-624-0524. Are you interested in making a difference in someones life? Covenant Hospice is in need of vol unteers in Gulf County. Covenant Hospice pro vides 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 Hos pice team. They receive free specialized training to provide companionship and support to patients and families, or to assist with fundraising, adminis trative support, and com munity outreach. If you, your church, or organiza tion, would be interested in becoming a part of our Covenant Hospice team, please call Shelley Frazier, Volunteer Services Man ager at 850.785.3040. We would be happy to bring the training to you. Abused and neglected children need a voice in court! There are currently several children without volunteer advocate repre sentation 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. Training classes are starting in August. Please call 747-5180 for more information and an application. Volunteers are needed to assist greeting guests and doing ofce duties at the St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge ofce in Apalachicola. In troduce visitors to displays and information about St. Vincent Island. Call (850) 653-8808 and ask for Charlotte if you can help on Mondays and/or Wednesdays. Able-bodied volun teers 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 (850) 5278535 if you can help on the island. PUBLIC NOTICE A Public Hearing will be held at the Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on Monday, October 15 2012 at 8:45 a.m. EST, and at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 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. Tabled 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. Small Scale Map Amendment Chris McLemore Parcel ID #01045-070R Located in Section 35, Township 5 South, necessary in a resolution process to bring a non-conforming existing structure into compliance by changing the 1 AC parcel land use designation from Conservation to Residential or Agricultural. 3. Development Policy, Ordinances, Comprehensive Plan and LDR Revisions 4. 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. (Ad#2012.93) NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA The City of Wewahitchka has declared the following items as surplus and will accept sealed bids for the purchase of these items. Minimum bid for any vehicle is $150.00. Bids must be marked SEALED BID SURPLUS EQUIPMENT and must be received by the City Clerk prior to 12 noon (CT) Thursday, October 18, 2012, at the City Annex, 318 South 7 Street, Wewahitchka, FL 32465. Items may be inspected at the City during regular business hours Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM (CT) by appointment. Please call 850-639-2605. Bids will be opened during the regular City Commission meeting on Monday, October 22, 2012, at 6:30 PM (CT). The City Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids received. The City of Wewahitchka is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Connie Parrish City Clerk 1. 1998 Ford P/U ....................................................... VIN: 1FTZF1767WKB26424 2. 1993 Ford P/U ....................................................... VIN: 2FTJW36H0PCA92358 3. 1990 Dodge Van .................................................... VIN: 2B5WB35Z4LK741051 4. 1986 Chev P/U 1 ton .............................................. VIN: 1GCHD34JXGF350612 5. 1986 Chev Blazer ................................................... VIN: 1G8C18R3G8113463 compassion with Gracie in his life too. There is also Skye, who was adopted by a military family. Skyes family wanted a welltrained dog who was good with kids and who might be open to travel, Christy said. As of today, Skye has traveled to live with her family in Washington, D.C., Ger many and now South America. As I reect on the last 22 classes, Im amazed by the im pact our dogs have on their adopters. All the dogs are selected from the lost or abandoned dogs brought to the Humane Society. Each dog selected for the pro gram joins a team of inmates from head trainers to caretak ers who train, groom and care for the dog at all times, 24/7. The number of inmates who must also apply for the pro gram, be interviewed, screened and asked to join that have gone through the program is nearing 300 and several inmates have gone on to work with ani mals upon release. They teach the dogs and, in turn, the dogs teach them: how to be responsible and how to care about something besides themselves, Christy said. We are proud of what these men and these dogs have accomplished. Christy also thanked adopt ers who make the program work. They are the secret success to the program and Christy and the DAWGS team go to great pains to ensure each dog and owner are matched. As one adopter said of the experience: He is your friend, your part ner, your defender, your dog, Christy said. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. Last weeks graduation was also noteworthy due to two of the adopters, both active military. James ODonoghue, who will soon deploy to Afghanistan, adopted a redtick coonhound named Rory, who will help his wife with the kids while he is overseas. Bryan Martin is a dive instruc tor at the Navy base in Panama City Beach and lives on a 41-foot boat. Martin adopted McKenna, a chocolate lab/gold retriever mix who was also named the Top Dog in the Class of No. 22, having shone above his classmates dur ing the eight-weeks of training. We thank them for their service to our country and wish them well in their travels, Christy said. DAWGS from page B1 SPECIAL TO T HE STAR The 22nd graduation class from the DAWGS in Prison program, which has now saved more than 230 dogs. Below: McKenna with her lead trainer was adopted by a dive instructor from the Navy base in Panama City Beach. VOLUNTEERING from page B1 James ODonoghue, who will soon deploy to Afghanistan, adopted a redtick coonhound named Rory, who will help his wife with the kids while he is overseas.

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B6 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN 227-7847 T ODAY! C A LL G ET YOUR AD IN C A LL TODAY 227-7847 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 From A to Z PO Box 364 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 850-340-0756 Gregs Handyman Service & Lawn Maintenance JOES LAWN CARE IF I TS I N YOUR YARD LET JOE TAKE CARE OF I T FULL L AWN SERVICE S TREE TRIMMING AND REMOVAL AL S O CLEAN GUTTER S AND IRRIGATION IN S TILLATION, PLANTING AND BEDDING AVAILABLE CALL JOE@ 850-323-0741 OR EMAIL J OE S_ LA WN @Y A H OO COM Special to The Star Sacred Heart Health System has named Kerry Eaton, RN, as its new Chief Operating Officer. Starting Monday, Eaton took responsibilities for Sacred Hearts hospitals in Pensacola, Destin, and Port St. Joe as well as its outpatient facilities in six counties from Baldwin County, Ala. to Gulf County, Fla. She comes to Pensacola with more than 25 years of experience in hospital leadership. She served most recently as senior vice president and chief operating officer at St. Vincents Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn. Eaton also served in a variety of other leadership roles at St. Vincents, including chief administrative officer, vice president of patient outcomes, and director of case management. Kerry began her career in nursing and served as an emergency department head nurse. Susan Davis, the president and CEO of Sacred Heart Health System, said, I have known Kerry for many years and there is no one who is more passionate about quality improvement, patient safety and excellent outcomes than Kerry. She is recognized for her expertise in operations leadership and the ability to consistently produce high-quality care and strong patient satisfaction. Eaton is a graduate of the Ona M. Wilcox School of Nursing. She obtained her bachelors degree in nursing from Central Connecticut State University and her masters degree in nursing from the University of Connecticut. For the past six years, Kerry served as a courtesy faculty instructor at the Yale University School of Nursing where she taught a graduate level course on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. About Sacred Heart Health System Sacred Heart Health System is Northwest Floridas leading provider of high quality health care to children and adults. The hub of the Health System is the 466-bed Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola that includes the regions only Womens and Childrens Hospital. In 2011 and 2012, Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola was rated in an independent national study among the top 5 percent in the nation for superior patient outcomes. Key services also include a Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center af liated with MD Anderson Physicians Network, and a large regional network of 150 physicians with of ces stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla. In 2003, the Health System opened Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 58-bed community hospital in Walton County that is rated among the top hospitals in the United States for patient satisfaction. In March 2010, the new Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla. This year, Sacred Heart formed a joint venture with LHP Hospital Group to lease and operate Bay Medical Center in Panama City. Sacred Heart has more than 4,000 employees and is part of Ascension Health, the nations largest system of Catholic and nonprofit health care facilities. For more information, call 416-7000 or visit online at www.sacred-heart.org. Sacred Heart Health System names chief operating of cer KERRY EATON B6 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS 1010S STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION Publication: The Star 135 W. Hwy 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Publication Number: 518-880 Filing Date: October 4, 2012 Issue Frequency Weekly (Thursday Morning) Published Annually: 52 Weeks Annual Subscription Price: $26.00 In County $34.65 Out of County Contact Person: Rodney Mendez (850) 747-5050 Complete Mailing Address of Known Office of Publication and General Business Office of Publisher: P.O. Box 1940 Panama City, FL 32402 Publisher: Roger Quinn P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 Editor: Tim Croft 135 W. Hwy 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Managing Editor: N/A Owner: Halifax Media Holdings LLC (a Delaware Corporation) P. O. Box 1940 Panama City, FL 32402 Publication Title: The Star Issue Date for Circulation Data: August 30, 2012. Extent and Nature of Circulation; Average No. Copies Each Issue During Preceding 12 Months; Actual No. Copies of Single Issue Published Nearest to Filing Date. Total Number of Copies: Average: 2192 Actual: 2123 Paid Circulation Mailed Outside-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on PS Form 3541: Average: 395 Actual: 371 Mailed In-County Subscriptions Stated on PS Form 3541: Average: 101 Actual: 64 Paid Distribution Outside the Mails Including Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, Counter Sales, and Other Paid Distribution Outside USPS: Average: 1345 Actual: 1311 Paid Distribution by Other Classes of Mail Through the USPS: Average: 0 Actual: 0 Total Paid Distribution: Average: 1841 Actual: 1741 Total Free or Nominal Rate Distribution: Average: 43 Actual: 50 Total Distribution: Average: 1884 Actual: 1796 Copies not Distributed: Average: 308 Actual: 327 Total: Average: 2192 Actual: 2123 Percent Paid: Average: 97.7% Actual: 97.2% Publication of Statement of Ownership: October 4, 2012 Roger Quinn Regional Publisher September 27, 2012 I certify that all information furnished on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties.) October 4, 2012 89050S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 23-2012-CA-000096 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF HARBORVIEW MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-08, MORTGAGE LOAN PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-08; Plaintiff, vs. DAVID B. TAYLOR; ERICA ROSALI; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; INDIAN SUMMER HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; DONNA J. GRABAREK; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): DONNA J. GRABAREK Last Known Address 120 E. CHICKSAW LANE PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 2 INDIAN SUMMER, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 41, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 120 E. CHICKSAW LANE, PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or before October 15th, 2012, a date which is thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice in THE STAR and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court proceeding at any courhouse or court program, should within two (2) days of receipt of notice, contact Court Administration to request such an accommodation, please contact the following: Court Administration, P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida 32447; Phone: 850-718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-871; Email: ADARequest @jud14.flcourts.org I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Notice of Filing was mailed to all the parties in the attached mailing list. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 06th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk As Clerk of the Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Marinosci Law Group, P.C. 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33060 (954)644-8704 FAX (954)772-9601 September 27, 2012 October 4, 2012 89060S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 23-2011-CA-000471 AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN DOYING, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated September 10th, 2012, entered in Civil Case Number 23-2011CA-000471, in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, wherein AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the Plaintiff, and JOHN DOYING, et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Gulf County, Florida, described as: LOT 12, BLOCK C OF SEA SHORES SUBDIVISION AKA PORT ST. JOE BEACH UNIT 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 34 AND 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 at 11:00 AM, ET on the 18th day of October, 2012. 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: September 12, 2012 REBECCA NORRIS GULF COUNTY CLERK OF COURT CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BA Baxter Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 1000 CECIL G. COSTIN, SR. BOULEVARD, ROOM 148, PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456, telephone 850-229-6112, TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. September 27, 2012 October 4, 2012 89076S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 23-2011-CA-000487 CU MEMBERS MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF COLONIAL SAVINGS, F.A., Plaintiff, vs. TANYA M. RAULERSON A/K/A TANYA M. KENT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TANYA M. RAULERSON A/K/A TANYA M. KENT; DOUGLAS M. KENT; NOLAN G. KENT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NOLAN G. KENT; TANYA M. SHIRLEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TANYA M. SHIRLEY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Gulf County, Florida, described as: Lot 5, Block A, ALDERSONS ADDITION TO WEWAHITCHKA, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 1, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash. At south entrance of the courthouse, 1000 Cecil Consit Blvd, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 at 11:00 a.m. ET, on October 18th, 2012. DATED THIS 13th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2012. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 13th day of September, 2012. REBECCA NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BA Baxter Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Phone: 813-915-8660 Attorneys for Plaintiff 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 Court Administration at P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida, 32447. Phone number 850-718-0026, Email ADARequest @jud14.flcourts.org, Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-9558771 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. September 27, 2012 October 4, 2012 89078S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 23-2011CA-000076 Local | Classi eds

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, October 4, 2012 The Star | B7 ESTATE SALE 2000 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe, Florida on October 6th and 7th from 8:00 to 4:00 (EST). Antiques, collectibles, old pottery and more. RENTALS1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT LANARK, REMODELED, INC WATER .................$425 2 BR, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT W/D HOOKUP, SMALL PORCH ..........................$375 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH FURNISHED CONDO INCLUDES UTILITIES, MARINA .........................$910 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH FURNISHED HOUSE ON RIVER, DOCK ..............................................$1000 3 BEDROOM 1 BATH DUPLEX UNFURNISHED, CARRABELLE ............................$600 3 BEDROOM 1 BATH END UNIT, W/D, WATER INCLUDED, UNFURNISHED .................$565 2 BR 1 BATH UNFURNISHED HOUSE FENCED YARD ......................................................$800 OFFICE SPACE US 98 CARRABELLE ........................................................$500 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comwww. rst tness.com/carrabellePROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALS ToPlace Your Classified ad inCall Our New Numbers Now!Call: 850-747-5020 Toll Free: 800-345-8688 Fax: 850-747-5044 Email: thestar@pcnh.com thetimes@pcnh.com theAPALACHICOLA & CARRABELLETIMES CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW YORKIEAKC registered. 12 weeks old adorable puppy only 1 female left. Health Certified & 1st shots. $400. Please call 850-774-1229 Panama City Area Whirlpool Washer 11 months old, energy saver, $225.00. St. Joe Beach. (850) 647-6351 Mexico Beach 8217 PELICAN WALK LN, St. Joe Beach, at Exxon gas station turn onto Seashore Dr., left onto Pelican Walk Saturday 10/06/12 8:00 AM-1:00 PM ESTFISHING EQUIPMENTVINTAGE & USED REELS, VINTAGE & USED RODS, NEW & USED LURES. I HAVE A WIDE VARIETY OF ITEMS Mexico Beach: 207 Carolina Dr. Fri., Oct. 5th & Sat. Oct. 6th 7:00 am -2:00 pm CSTMulti-Family Yard SaleQuality items, pottery barn bedding, Southern living accents, decorative pillows & lamps, furniture, Sandy’s Stitches custom embroidery, something for everyone! Text FL26423 to 56654 PSJ -279 Angel Fish St. Saturday October 6 8am til ??? Rain or Shine!! Too many items to list. White City 215 Charles Ave, White City. Friday, Oct 5th and Saturday, Oct 6th, 8:00am -4:00pmGigantic Family Yard SaleMovies, books, small kitchen appliances, glassware, furniture and much more! Rain cancels. Text FL18003 to 56654 GUN SHOWSanta Rosa County Auditorium, Milton, FL. Oct.20th & 21st 9am -5pm. Call (850) 957-4952 or (850) 261-8407 General Admission, $6Text FL26461 to 56654 Tanning Bed, Electronic bench, 24 bulbs, personal use only. $500. Call 850648-6765/ 527-2780 Text FL25980 to 56654 LOW INTERESTFINANCING Borrow up to 20k and pay $389.00 per mo. at 8% Car Loans, Small Business Loans & Debt Consolidation Bad Credit Ok Call Toll Free: 888-741-9122 Today!! Charming 1BR Garage Apt. 907 1/2 Monument Avenue. $535 month. MUST CALL for APPT. 850-227-7234 Text FL25690 to 56654 Large 3 br, 1 ba, CH&A, No pets $400 dep $490 month. Call 850-227-6216 Text FL26573 to 56654 Port St. Joe-1bd cozy cottage$450/mo + utils. New paint & tile floor in bathroom. No smoking or pets. Call 850-229-1215 Text FL26688 to 56654 Port St. Joe: 1BR furn travel trailer on private shared lot. 2 blocks from the beach. Water & Elec incl. $375/mo + $100 dep. Pets okay. Call (941) 720-4941. WEWA: 2bdrm, 1bath, CH&A. $450/mo + $450 dep. RV, $130 per week Call 850-639-5721. Text FL25802 to 56654 Quitting Racing2 Dragsters, Trailers, Tools, Parts, Pit Bike, Etc. All good stuff!! Call for Details Day: 850-624-5148 Night: 850-265-6466 For Sale: New Redwood 5th Wheel. Residential, 38 ft BR Model. Never used. Value: $110,000. Will sell for $65,000. Call (850) 527-0533.Text FL25941 to 56654 Need a helping hand? Advertise in the Help Wanted Section in the Classifieds! 747-5020 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR TBW MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST SERIES 2006-5, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-5 Plaintiff, vs. MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 10th, 2012, and entered in Case No. 23-2011-CA-000076, of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for GULF County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR TBW MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST SERIES 2006-5, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-5 is Plaintiff and MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE FRONT LOBBY OF THE COURTHOUSE, AT 1000 CECIL COSTIN VOULEVARD, PORT ST. JOE IN GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA 32456, at, 11:00 AM on the 18th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE WEST 75 FEET OF THE EAST 275 FEET OF THE WEST 460.27 FEET OF GOVERNMENT LOT 3, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 11 WEST, GULF COUNTY FLORIDA, LYING NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 30-E BEING 75 FEET IN WIDTH AND EXTENDING FROM THE NORTH SIDE OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 30-E TO THE MEAN HIGH WATER LINE OF ST. JOSEPH BAY. A 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 13th day of September, 2012 Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk As Clerk of said Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 1000 Cecil Costin Boulevard, Rm. 148, Port St. Joe, Fl 32456, Phone No. (850)229-6112 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000 Plaintation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954)382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954)382-5380 September 27, 2012 October 4, 2012 89084S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 11-409CA VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida, Plaintiff, vs. SHANNON K. DANIELS a/k/a SHANNON DANIELS a/k/a SHANNON KEITH DANIELS and PAULA S. FORTUNE a/k/a PAULA SUE FORTUNE, husband and wife; EMERALD COAST FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; UNIDENTIFIED JOHN DOE(S) and/or UNIDENTIFIED JANE DOES(s), Defendants. CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Plaintiff’s Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 10, 2012 in the above-styled cause, the Clerk shall offer for sale to the highest and best bidder for cash on October 18th, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. (EST), in the COURTHOUSE LOBBY of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., port St. Joe, FL 32456, the following described property: Exhibit A LEGAL DESCRIPTION Commence at the NE Corner of the West Half of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 9, Township 4 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence run S 0013’07” W along the East boundary line of the West 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of said Section 9 for 243.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence from said Point of Beginning continue S 0013’07” W for 215.00 feet; thence S 8957’09” W for 210.00 feet; thence N 0013`07” E for 215.00 feet; thence N 8957’09” E for 210.00 feet to the Point of Beginning TOGETHER WITH that certain 2004 WYCS HOMEMAKER 76’ X 16’ Mobile Home, Serial No. WHC013458GA. Property Address: 712 Griffin Rd., Wewahitchka, FL 32465.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: September 13, 2012 Rebecca L. Norris Clerk of Court BA Baxter Deputy Clerk October 4, 2012 October 11, 2012 89833S 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. AMENDED 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., in the Lobby at the Gulf County Courthouse located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 on the 18th day of October, 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 19th day of September, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of Court Gulf County, Florida By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 27, October 4, 2012 89991S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No.: 12000038CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. KENNETH LOYD AND CRYSTAL LOYD, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2012 and entered in 12000038CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and KENNETH L. LOYD JR. A/K/A KENNETH LEE LOYD; CRYSTAL ANN LOYD; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN WALSH; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A RHONDA WALSH are the Defendant(s). 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 E.T. on October 25, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTH ONE HALF OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE QUARTER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 59’26” EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER, 472.891 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID LINE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53’39” EAST 134.547 FEET TO THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF HURD STREET (HAVING A 60 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY), THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREE 23’12” EAST ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE 245.33 FEET, THENCE DEPART SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59’26” WEST ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COLLEEN STREET (HAVING A 60 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY) 124.35 FEET, THENCE DEPART SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE SOUTH 03 DEGREES 46’05” WEST 245.52 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. DESCRIBED AS “PARCEL 2” IN PLAT RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 433 PAGE 978 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 rile a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 26th day of September, 2012 Rebecca L. Norris As Clerk of the Court By: 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, Florida 32402, Phone: 850-747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717, Hearing Impaired: Dial 711, Email: ADARequest@jud14.fl courts.org Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-9181 October 4, 11, 2012 89875S NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Under Florida State law “Self Service Storage Facility Act” 83.80183.809 F.S., Beach Storage, located on Americus Avenue, St. Joe Beach, FL, will sell or otherwise dispose of the contents of the following storage units on October 6, 2012, at 9:00 am ET. #1 -Dustin Chamblee #5 -Bill Miller #6 -Jessica Fleishman #41 -Colin Estes The unit contents may be redeemed by the owner prior to sale or disposal by cash payment in full of the total amount due on the unit. Beach Storage reserves the right to dispose of the contents in any way necessary and reserves the right to cancel sale without notice. 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B8| The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today By ANYA MARTINMonster Contributing Writer Your first week at a new job is supposed to be exciting „ the start of the next adventure in your career „ and youve been looking forward to doing something different. Perhaps youve made a shift into a new kind of business, leaping from law to finance or from a technology firm to a medical practice. Whatever the case, starting a new job means you might be confronted with a range of challenges that could include new software or a fresh operating system. Youre sure you are up to it, but suddenly you are faced with a learning curve that seems as steep as Mount Everest. Dont panic. Remember those first days on your last job. You probably felt just as nervous, but after awhile, all those intimidating tasks became second nature. Here are some tips to get you over the mountain.Ask questionsBosses sometimes expect employees to be psychic, but its best to ask about expectations up front. In todays work world, with more and more workers reporting to multiple bosses, remember that different people might have different preferences. You also might be assigned a particular person, a supervisor or co-worker, to whom questions should be addressed. However, in many offices, no one person holds all the answers or is always available. Therefore, it pays to identify your best sources for questions on different topics. If youre on a team where each persons tasks are similar, you may have lots of people to choose from. Other information sources could include IT specialists for computer matters, mailroom clerks for shipping instructions and human resources personnel for protocol questions. Let everyone know youre the new kid on the block, and ask them to take the lead and guide you.Be sure the time is rightIn a really busy office, you might begin to feel like your constant questions are becoming annoying. Pay attention to what others are up to before you interrupt with a question. Consider their body language and tone of voice. Does your co-worker or boss appear harried or in the middle of something? If yes, can the question wait? Can you drop that task and work on another until a more convenient time? Consider going to another source or accumulating multiple questions so you only have to bother the person once. Ask for a convenient time to set up an appointment, or email questions so they can be answered easily when convenient.Take notesThis might seem like a no-brainer, but the trick to ramping up at a new job is accessing information when you need it. Make sure your how-to instructions and various lists are well-organized. If your job requires some moving around, its no good to have a helpful Post-it back on your bulletin board. Use a portable notebook or accordion folder with labeled dividers that you can even take home for review.Ask for examplesIf youre not sure how to fill out a form or craft a document, ask for an example you can keep on file. File these samples in your notebook or folder as well.Sign up for classesMany companies offer complimentary courses to help employees get up to speed on a variety of tasks, from software to customer service to specialty skills such as medical coding. Ask your supervisor for a list of available classes, an increasing number of which might be online or on CD-ROM for independent study. Many large firms post class descriptions and schedules on their intranets. Also, check software for tutorials, explore helpŽ sections and sift through manuals. Finally, dont forget to take a deep breath. Your new workplace has factored in time for the learning curve. When filling a key spot in a fast-paced environment, you might feel pressured to catch up quickly. But if you do new tasks too fast, youre liable to make mistakes. If youre concerned about taking too long, talk to your supervisor and communicate your appreciation of the importance of getting tasks done correctly.Adjusting to your new job Featured Jobs Contact Lorna at (850) 747-5019 or Email: lbrown@pcnh.com LORNA BROWNEMPLOYMENT SALES SPECIALIST LUSADY TAYLOREMPLOYMENT SALES SPECIALISTContact Lusady at (850) 522-5173 or Email: ltaylor@pcnh.com REPRESENTATIVES will be at the PORT ST. JOE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 am – 1 pm EST accepting applications for numerous open positions.We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive bene t package including Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses.EOE/Drug Free WorkplaceEASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB… A FUTURE! Earn While You Learn with the On the Job Training Program If you are unemployed you may be eligible for the Workforce Centers OJT program. On the job training gives you hands on experience in a new job … and employers, OJT helps you save money! For more informaon call (850) 227-8752 An equal opportunity employer/program. Aux iliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilies. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. JOB NOTICEThe City of Port St. Joe (pop. 3445) is accepting applications for the following position:Utility Service Worker – Public Works DepartmentPlease submit an application to The City of Port St. Joe, Attn: Charlotte Pierce, POB 278, Port St. Joe, FL 32457. Applications and a full job description can be found on our website cityofportstjoe.com. If you have any questions, please contact Charlotte Pierce at (850)229-8261 The position will close on October 12, 2012. The entry level salary for a Utility Service Worker will be $12.08 per hr. The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Medical/HealthCaring Peopleand CNAs needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help & personal care for the elderly. Must be flexible. PT leading to FT-positions in the Port St. Joe and Apalachicola areas.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34224571 Text FL24571 to 56654 OtherPersonal Assistant & HandymanFurnished apartment possibly available. Salaries negotiable. Must have references. 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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 Opinion .......................................A4-A5Letters to the Editor ...................A5Outdoors .....................................A10 Sports...........................................A11-12Society .........................................B2School News ................................B3Faith .............................................B4 Classi eds ....................................B6-B8TABLE OF CONTENTS quotequote id quote nameJUMP From Page 6AFrom page 6A Subscribe to The StarCall 227-1278For your hometown paper delivered to your home!Opinions4A Letters to the Editor5A Sports 10A Society News2-3B Obituaries 4B Church News 5B Law Enforcement8B School News 10B Legals 11B Classieds 12-13B Trades & Services14B INDEXA Freedom Newspaper Real Estate Advertising Deadline Thursday 11:00 am ET Display Advertising Deadline Friday 11:00 am ET227-1278Classified Line-Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm ET747-5020 xxxx xxxxxxx 1BVISITTHESTARONLINEATWWW.STARFL.COM XXXXX XXXXXXYOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 THE S TAR YEAR 74, NUMBER 51 Gulf County students learn the importance of Florida agriculture B1 St. Joe: Bank to aid port marketingBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Having exercised from the broad strokes marketing efforts to grow the Port of Port St. Joe, the St. Joe Co. is going surgical. St. Joe senior vice president Jorge Gonzalez told members of the Port St. Joe Port Authority last week that the company had engaged the Bank of Montreal to assist in the marketing efforts. Gonzalez noted a collaboration agreement signed early this year between St. Joe and the Port Authority anticipated bringing other parties into the port development mix and said the Bank of Montreal had some of the top infrastructure folks in North America. They are really plugged in to ports and logistics, Gonzalez said. Gonzalez said the marketing effort had reached a point where a third party was needed. A new port brochure has been created and provided a foundation for a newly-launched website promoting the opportunities at the Port of Port St. Joe, the last of Floridas 14 deepwater ports to be developed. Gonzalez noted the efforts to create more of a pro le and engagement at the state level and said the broad marketing strategies were largely in place. This is a more surgical look at potential clients, Gonzalez said of the Bank of Montreal. This is playing offense for the port. They are selective about the projects they undertake. They are optimistic about the business potential at the Port of Port St. Joe, but the devil is in the details. They will be telling a story, not in a broad-based marketing way, but in a surgical, focused approach.See PORT A9 Bed tax revenues up againBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Tourism continued its 2012 rebound in August with another month of gain in bed tax revenue. Bed tax revenues were up by more than 15 percent in August compared to the same month in 2011, making it the eighth month among the 11 thus far reported in the scal year to show an increase over 2011. The 2011-12 scal year began in October. Only that rst month, July and April were bed tax receipts down compared to the prior year. We will continue to strive to continue that upswing, said Jennifer Jenkins, executive director of the Gulf County Tourist Development Council. The increases in revenue gross sales receipts among collectors tops $23 million with Septembers report remaining to be nalized, an increase from $22.1 million from all of 2011 is even more striking given the upheaval the agency had been through in the last year. Those changes, which included the ring of the previous executive director and the hiring of Jenkins and all new of ce staff, also allowed the county to receive an extension for spending the last of its BP ne marketing dollars. The TDC was supposed to spend the money by this summer, but the county received an extension until Dec. 31 to spend the remaining $150,000 in BP marketing money the TDC received last year. The TDC board also continued to work through the nal invoices from Kerigan Marketing. Jack Kerigan explained to the board that three invoices, totaling less than $4,000, had yet to be paid despite the services, in this case television commercials, being completed. The invoices were not on the tracking sheet for the Board of County Commissioners. TDC board chairman David Warriner noted the TDC had assured the BOCC there were no more invoices from Kerigan Marketing See BED TAX A8Semper Fi sisterhood hosts invaluable eventBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Lisa Dorman of Wewahitchka is an original Sister. She was present at the beginning, when the Semper Fi Sisters Beach Blast, consisted of 12 Marine moms and wives on a four-day beach escape from the stresses that come with having a loved one deployed to a war zone. Dorman has been in the middle as the Semper Fi Sisters have grown, not only in participation in the Beach Blast, but also within the expanding network of home front organizations reaching out to troops, a network con ned only by the internet. She has seen that escape culminate by the weekend-ending packing party, when, this year, the Semper Fi Sisters will send 1,000 Boxes of Love to troops in war zones. Dorman has seen the Beach Blast become inclusive not just of Marine moms, wives and grandmothers, but also women with loved ones deployed with the Air Force, Navy, Army and, new this year, the Coast Guard. So Dorman will be there Oct. 17-20 when the Semper Fi Sisters, now numbering almost 80, arriving in Gulf County from 23 states, as far west as California, as far north as South Dakota, for the fourth annual Beach Blast. From San Francisco to Wewahitchka; it is really phenomenal, it really is, Dorman said of the growth of the Semper Fi Sisters and their Beach Blast. Even the Marine Corps is getting up on it. They realize they have to watch out not only for the soldiers, but for the military families too. The value of the event is invaluable to the women involved; you just cant put it into words. Every woman is going to go home from this event with names and faces to put with sisters. When you go home from this you know there are people who care. The foundation of the Beach ROCKS VS. GULFIndian Pass resident Pete Burgher shot this aerial of the ongoing work being done at the Stump Hole area of County 30-E. Under a grant awarded by the Florida Department of Transportation, the county is working to reinforce and extend the rock revetment protecting the roadway and bay beyond from the Gulf of Mexico. This area of the roadway is extremely vulnerable in a tropical storm event. WANT TO HELP?If you would like to donate an item or money for shipping to the Semper Fi Sisters effort to pack 1,000 Boxes of Love to troops overseas, please visit www. semper sisters.com.FILE PHOTOTwo years ago, the Semper Fi Sisters mailed off more than 350 care packages to troops. This year the goal is 1,000.See SISTERHOOD A6

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(Pd.Pol.Ad.) 4138484 FOR A BETTER GULF COUNTY COMMISSIONER GULF COUNTY DISTRICT 1 I WANT TO GO TO WORK FOR YOU! POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR AND APPROVED BY KENNY PEAK, REPUBLICAN FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1(Pd.Pol.Ad.) I WILL WORK TO CREATE JOBS STOP WASTEFUL SPENDING LIFE-LONG RESIDENT OF GULF COUNTY AS THE OWNER / OPERATOR OF CARPET COUNTRYFOR OVER 25 YEARS, I HAVE THE EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP NEEDED TO REPRESENT GULF COUNTY WITH A PLAN FOR SMART ECONOMICAL GROWTH FOR GENERATIONS TO COME! LocalA2 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012Water, rates permeate city/county workshopBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Although Port St. Joe and county commissioners found plenty of common ground to work together during a joint workshop Monday night, the issue of water quality and rates charged by the city was a frequent point of contention. Commissioners met at the county Emergency Management Center in a long-promised workshop to address issues of mutual concern and to examine potential areas to collaborate and save money. The city has sought the workshop as a follow-up to one held in late 2011 since February. The county worked to set a date in the past month. All ve city commissioners were present along with some staff; County Commissioners Carmen McLemore and Bill Williams, the latter the most vocal and frequent critic of the city, were not present. The goal of the session was expressed early by the respective administrators. The city and county have some of the same issues, said county administrator Don Butler, ticking off reduced workforces, less tax revenue among others. It would behoove us to gure out how the county and city can work together and maybe lower some costs. Commissioners easily found several areas on which they could collaborate. County and city grant writers will work together to apply for any grants available to continue the expansion of sewer lines to the Beaches area. Butler noted that state budget projections are up meaning the odds could be in their favor to seek the kind of grant funding that facilitated sewer to Highland View and White City. Commissioners also agreed that although there might be some discussion regarding the exact location to relocate the Cape San Blas Lighthouse, the county and city would be better off working together on a solution to save the lighthouse before erosion takes it into the ocean. The county has formally requested position of the keepers quarters and oil house from the General Services Administration as part of the effort to bring the lighthouse and grounds under local control. The Air Force is looking at moving those three buildings deeper onto the lighthouse grounds, away from the coastline, to buy some time for a decision on relocation and fundraising for that move. Suggestions have been for a bayfront park in Port St. Joe or possibly relocation to Salinas Park. Having that lighthouse in the city would be an economic engine for the city, said PSJ Commissioner Rex Buzzett. The county would bene t from the trickle down. But the bottom line, we need to preserve it. Commissioners also agreed on the direction of the consolidated Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development Council model and noted that each paid $20,000 to the Chamber budget for the current scal year, which began Monday. Improved lighting on the increasingly more traveled Dr. David Langston Drive also found common ground and several options were considered on how to bring more lights to a road that has but one light its entire length. Mayor Mel Magidson emphasized that the county bring as much openness as possible to the RESTORE Act process, noting that people want to feel that their voices are heard on how to spend millions in ne money that could be coming the countys way. County Commissioner Warren Yeager said the countys RESTORE committee met once a week, the meetings were noticed and open to the public and invited any and all comments from the public. Yeager also noted that the county is well ahead of neighboring counties, though the committee might be premature on some of the intricacies of the process. People have an innate distrust of us (elected) folks, Magidson said. People need to feel they have a say in this. We cant do too much to give the public con dence (in this process). The workshops tense moments came with discussion of a new sports complex that the county and city have long wanted to partner on which segued in to a discussion, led by County Commissioner Tan Smiley, concerning high water bills. I believe we need a sports complex, Yeager said. I would love to work with the city to get this done. The kids need this new facility and we need to gure out how to get it done in these tough times. City Commissioner Bill Kennedy added, We need to stress the economic impact of a sports complex. I dont know the numbers but they are huge. Smiley said while he did not oppose the new complex, per se, he said the city and county should be looking at improving existing facilities, such as Nathan Peters Park in his district, before considering the cost of a sports complex. He said Honeyville Park was a perfectly suitable complex if extra See WATER A3

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Annual Art &Wine Festival th Annual Art & Wine Festival th th th 14TH ANNUALART& WINE FESTIVAL2PM CSTFor more information visit www.mexico-beach.com Saturday, October 6th, 2012 Driftwood Inn Mexico Beach, Florida $5 Entry Fee at the Door Live Music and Silent Auction Artists from Around the U.S. Great Food, Wonderful Wine & Beer EXPERIENCEDCERTIFIED FLORIDA SUPERINTENDENT of SCHOOLSwww.VoteJimNorton.com KEEP Gulf County has Great People, Abundant Natural Resources, High Quality Healthcare and are already on our way to a Dynamic School System. Lets continue on this path for a Better Gulf County!Paid for and approved by Jim Norton, Republican Superintendent of Schools. Pd.Pol.Ad. LocalThe Star| A3Thursday, October 4, 2012ball elds were placed there. Every topic we have here tonight is about not having enough money, Smiley said. We have to adjust to what is going on. That led to an issue Smiley has raised in the past, consolidating the police department and Gulf County Sheriffs Ofce, the Building Department, Code Enforcement and other duplication of efforts by county and city. Magidson said Smiley had raised the law enforcement issue before and indications were that the savings would be minimal at best. The tension increased as Smiley pressed about water bills which have been raised three times in the past four years. Magidson noted that he had been told three years prior in a BOCC by Williams that if the city undertook a rate study to justify raising rates, the county would support it. The city paid for the rate study, has followed the rate structure noted in the study. We are darned if we do, darned if we dont, Magidson said. Magidson called the new $21 million water plant a white elephant that the city likely did not need and is now stuck with. The city is working through problems at the plant and is going further into debt while replacing some 20 miles of aged distribution pipe. The water we are producing is ne, the water we are serving is not, Magidson noted. Kennedy added that a major problem was the randomness of problems one household may have clear water while next door the water is the color of molasses. The only solution to rising water bills Magidson noted the city again did not raise the millage rate due to a projected rise in utility rates was more customers and the ability to pay down some of the citys debt, or a combination of both. After more than 90 minutes, the workshop ended on a positive note. I dont want to give the impression that we dont work together because we do, Yeager said. We need to continue to do that. We are just trying to gure out how to do that more. WATER from page A2Special to The StarTYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. Tyndalls 43rd Fighter Squadron set a new ying record Sept. 24, accomplishing 53 local sorties in one day. We more than doubled the normal amount of ights which averages from 18 to 24 per day, said Lt. Col. James Akers, 43rd FS operations of cer. The previous daily record the 43rd FS ew at Tyndall in one day was 24, so ying 53 in one day is a huge accomplishment for our hard-working pilots and maintenance professionals. The surge began in the morning, launching roughly three sets of ten F-22s in the morning and three sets of eight in the afternoon. Pilots would y, land, and taxi to a hot pit to refuel, then resume ying. A hot pit is a method used by maintenance airmen to accomplish refueling and other maintenance tasks faster and more ef ciently. With several instructor pilots in danger of becoming noncurrent due to delays and cancellations throughout the year, the 43rds increased sortie efforts served to ensure instructor pilots currency and pro ciency were met before the end of the scal year in October. We did not have any students y (Sept. 24); it was strictly a day set aside for instructors to obtain ying hours and currency, Colonel Akers said. It also proved just how well our maintenance crews can operate and keep jets ying under a busy schedule. Conducting that many sorties in a single day may seem like a daunting task, but 325th MXS airmen were up to the challenge. It was accomplished about as awlessly as could be considering the number of sorties we ew, said Senior Master Sgt. Bill Phreaner, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 43rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant superintendent. Getting them [F-22s] refueled, perform any inspections and maintenance in only about a three-hour window, before theyre ready to y again is challenging when you have that many but our crews were just awesome. The previous record by one F-22 ghter squadron in the Air Force was 46 sorties in one day, Colonel Akers said. If thats true, we smashed it and that is certainly something to be proud of. 43rd Fighter Squadron sets new record

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OpinionA4 | The Star Keyboard KLATTERINGS 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 In 1980, I started coaching baseball. I have put in at more than 32 spring and fall seasons since that time. For about 25 years, I coached without a son on my team. The reason I keep hanging on is because I have a son who enjoys the game. With 15and 16-year-olds, you have to deal with a lot of things that you didnt deal with when they were younger. Things like metal spikes instead of rubber cleats. Girls on the outside of the fences tend to cause players minds to wander. Parents seem to have calmed down a little more, or perhaps after 32 years, I dont worry so much about it. It is also sometimes hard to tell if the boys are having a good time, even though I continually remind them that if they are not having a good time, they should nd something else to do. Me? I have mellowed. A lot My main goal is that my 14and 15-year-old players get better, enjoy the game and be able to play for their high school teams if it is something they desire to do. This fall, I have 11 players in the tournaments we play in; we have the option of batting the line-up. I do. Everyone hits and everyone plays in the eld about the same amount of time. Im a math guy; I can gure things like that out. The cost of running a team and traveling an hour or two every other weekend is not cheap, especially considering the way things have been going with the price of gas, food and the economy. I understand this and appreciate the parents who sacrice their time and money to allow their sons to play ball. It seemed so simple 32 years ago. I passed out the ball caps and jerseys, which were just T-shirts with a number on the back, and we played. Some of the kids wore blue jeans, some of the parents sprung for baseball pants. It didnt matter. I jumped around a lot more and probably seemed a little more concerned with winning. I probably was. That rst season, my team didnt lose a game. They probably dont remember that; they were 5 and 6 years old. Why did we even keep score? What I remembered most about that rst year was a little boy named David. I handed out the uniforms at the practice before the rst game. The little boys showed up on Saturday morning ready to play. As David walked up to the eld for that rst game, he looked a little different than the rest of the boys. David had on blue jeans and tennis shoes with his little jersey and hat. What was different? David had torn the sleeves out of his jersey. It made sense to the little boy. After I thought about it; it made sense to me. All of Davids shirts had the sleeves torn out of them. I just laughed and watched him. He was a one-man wrecking crew. He caught everything hit to him and hit every ball to the fence. He was a ringer. I never saw his parents that season; he always rode with a neighbor and never missed a game. I never saw David again after that season, but I would give anything to have that little sleeveless T-shirt with a number on it for my wall. I will always remember my rst David. This fall, I was going through my roster looking at the possibilities. I prefer playing with a roster of 10 players that I can count on. Letting them all bat, its easier to play with 10. There was an 11th boy that I thought was interested in playing, but I hadnt seen him in a few weeks. He would send word by another player that he was working on the farm and couldnt make it to practice. His name was also David, but the 15-year-old variety in 2012. Early on, David seemed to be very enthusiastic about playing, so I was puzzled about his missing practice. A decision had to be made. Therefore, I sent out an email noting that it would probably be best that David should consider being an on-call player in the event that I had a roster player who was sick or unable to make it to a game. It made sense to me; he seemed to be working a lot and although I admired that, I still had to have players I could depend on. CranksRANKS MY tra TRACtTOrRBN HeardFrom David to DavidForty-seven per cent! Thats almost half! And thats about the way Daddy divided up the work. Since Leon was twice as old as David and me, Dad allowed that Leon ought to be responsible for half of the work around the house. Hed send us out to mow the yard, clean the fence row or shovel out a pen, and he expected Leon to lead the way. Before Daddy could get out of sight, Leon would be back on the porch eating a Moon Pie and yelling at us to get that mower moving faster. He was directing from afar while Dave and I were pulling weeds with our bare hands. I think the thing that still galls me to this day is that second Moon Pie Leon opened was mine! Daddy would get home late in the afternoon with the work not nished. He would be mad as a wet hornet in a tipped over nest! Leon, of course, quickly and loudly blamed it on me and Dave. Kesley didnt want to get his hands dirty. David is too small. I had a gastronomical attack and had to rest a minute. The sun got in my eyes. The hens laid some eggs in the back yard and naturally we couldnt mow all the way out to them. A space ship landed beside the clothes line and these little green men It didnt matter how you said it, defended it, made excuses for it, blamed it on the other fellow or what actually was the root cause. At the end of the day, the work hadnt been done! A couple of weeks of similar action and the weeds overtook the roses. Me and John Ingram, Marlin Hicks, Eddie Carden, Wesley Beal, Billy Barksdale and Danny Leatherwood would line up at football practice to push the seven-man sled. Listen, that thing weighed three and a half tons; more if it was late in practice after wed run 10 100-wind sprints! And on a Monday after a loss, it was like being in the Twilight Zone that sled added weight in direct proportion as to how bad we had gotten beat Friday night. It was tough to move even if all seven of us were working our legs like little pistons! Coach Scott would be eating that whistle if we didnt have that thing ying across the back side of the practice eld. If Eddie laid out on us and only pretended to push, we could still keep going. If Wesley joined him it slowed the process, but we could still manage, barely. When Marlin quit we were down to four guys pushing that septem headed edice. We slowed to a crawl ... and every leg muscle I had was screaming no mas! With just barely over 50 percent now pushing the load we were clearly in a battle we could not win. The soft mud caused by water running off the tennis courts did us in. We ground to a halt. No amount of shouting, fussing, cussing, stomping or encouragement could get us moving again. It was too late for help. No last second bailout could get that thing started again. Marlin and Eddie might have seen the error of their ways, but the horse was out of the barn. And it didnt matter that Danny, John, Billy and me had done our part, and then some! We went down with the ship. Coach Scott preached teamwork. Were an equal opportunity outt, men. Everybody contributes or nobody wins! If the left guard didnt block, and Bob Cassidy came roaring through the gap and plastered Johnny Stoker in his tracks, coach would move the left guard to running back. It didnt take but a couple of head on collisions with Bob for the left guard to get the message. Everybody is important to the team! Its the old a chain is only as strong as its weakest link theory. We won a lot of football games so coach must have known something. It was the same when Miss Vincent assigned those history reports. Suzie Cozart, Beverly Sparks, Don Melton and James Hastings got put in my group. I knew Suzie would be alright; Bev, too, unless some new good looking guy moved in. James wasnt too interested in researching anything; much less the underlying causes leading up to World War I. Don would go along if the mood struck him. But he could wander pretty quickly if things werent going to suit him. A couple of them would lean always to the crowd. This group assignment plan would only work if everyone pitched in. I needed to be in the group with Diana Morris, but Lord, Buddy Wiggleton was in that bunch! It would kill the most ardent students incentive for American history if the other team members didnt take at least a passing shot at giving an effort to contribute. I guess the payoff of a good grade wasnt enough to get some classmates to even fake an interest in it. Mediocracy is easily achieved but it sure weakens the whole pot! I have heard the unlearned (or, at least, the unwed) declare that marriage was a 50/50 proposition. Boy howdy, they are not married to my wife! It takes 100 percent of every thing I have to keep her fat and happy. And let me tell you, sometimes I drop below that threshold. I can be obstinate, lazy, no good and hard to live with. I dont pull my fair share of the load. In football vernacular, Im not pushing the sled. Cathy has to give a 150 percent to make up for my lack of drive. She thinks thats not fair! I tell her Im just making up for all those Moon Pies Leon ate when we were children. Everybodys got an excuse if you go looking for it. Respectfully,Kes HUnkerNKER DOWnNKesley ColbertI deserve a Moon Pie today!In talking about a fundraising effort for the Semper Fi Sisters, which her high school choir was undertaking, Walton County resident Adele Armitage talked about the importance for young people to look beyond themselves. At this time it seems like good medicine for most of us. Its too easy these days to be sucked down, sucked in by our crazy lives that to gaze above the dashboard almost feels like luxury. We peek now and again, many of us better than others, but tunnel vision is far too prevalent. So we need a visit such as the upcoming one by the Semper Fi Sisters to provide a ground wire. Those wives, sisters, grandmothers and mothers of deployed servicemen and women remind us that indeed, after more than 10 years, there is something going on in Afghanistan, something during which those among the best and brightest of their generation are ghting and dying. A recent survey showed that major media provides less than wall-to-wall coverage of a war half a world away, but plug into the Semper Fi Sisters and discovery is at the ngertips. What began as a germ of an idea, a mere concept to provide respite for a few Marine moms by offering a beach holiday, has spawned and become included in a vast network weaved throughout the Internet. Borders are nothing. Political viewpoints mean nothing. This is about one thing and one thing only. As was stated by Mary Beth Gunnerson from Destin, the annual Beach Blast is to ensure that servicemen and women in harms way know they are not forgotten by the average person on the streets; that Average Joe knows and understands and supports. What has become of Semper Fi Sisters in the four years since its launch is nothing short of miraculous, and in signicant measure that is because of the people of Gulf County and their welcoming warmth. The rst year some dozen Marine moms gathered and nished the weekend packing a few dozen Boxes of Love to troops in war zones. Two years later, in 2011, more than 50 ladies turned the Centennial Building into something resembling the Amazon.com warehouse and sent off more than 700 boxes. This year the goal is an astounding 1,000 boxes, with women arriving in Gulf County representing deployed servicemen and women from all branches of the military. That beach vacation has become synonymous with a campaign to ensure as many troops as possible feel the love. This year will even feature a blood drive at WindMark Beach. These women represent men and women who are our better angels. There is an organization called Soldiers Angels, an organization of volunteers with a goal that No Soldier go Unloved. Spawned by a mother who had a deployed son comment on the number of soldiers who seemed to receive nothing from home, who seemed to be ghting alone in many ways, the organization serves as something of a portal for efforts to reach troops from the home front. When Semper Fi Sisters needed the names and addresses for all those soldiers who will receive Boxes of Love that is the organization Semper Fi turned too. This year, Semper Fi Sisters is being recognized by Soldiers Angels as a full-edged partner, a fairly prestigious honor for a group with largely humble beginnings in Gulf County. And maybe that Sisterhood provides a reminder for a community of the broader picture at a time when it is sorely needed. Because you could make the argument that we too often have struggled this year with the tunnel vision in Gulf County, though the county is hardly alone. But in the all the noise from a tough economy and a brutal election season we forget why, as Gunnerson said, there are young men and women overseas ghting and dying. To protect a democracy more than 203 years in existence, the longest-running government of its kind on earth, to protect the rights of every citizen each and every citizen to enjoy freedom of speech, no matter how unnerving to others, that our Founding Fathers believed essential. They are in harms way to protect the right, nay the responsibility, of all citizens to question government, to be engaged in government, to participate in government, no matter the political viewpoint. Those soldiers are there to uphold a document written over 230 years ago that guarantees those rights and liberties and bestows on us the responsibilities that come with those rights and liberties specically not to abridge others rights and liberties, regardless of circumstance. Nearly 80 women from 23 states and the District of Columbia California, Colorado, Arizona, Alabama, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Texas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida will convene for four days in Gulf County in the coming weeks. They will take advantage of the Southern hospitality theyve been offered the past three years, bond, relax, laugh, cry, sing, dance, eat, provide a jolt to the economy and reach out to 1,000 soldiers. And in doing so offer a reminder about their loved ones in harms way, about the rights, liberties and responsibilities embraced by their families shared sacrices and the distance left for us to travel between those ideals and reality. TiIM CrROFtTStar news editorThe sisterhood reminds us See traTRA CtTOrR A5Thursday, October 4, 2012

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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 .comComments 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. SHARE YOUR OPINIONS LettersA5 | The Star dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated Home Business Auto Health Workers Comp TRACTOR from page A4I heard nothing back for a day. I started feeling bad about sending out the email. Im not very good with those kinds of things; I just dont want to break a kids heart. The next day, I got a call from Davids mother. She was very kind. She told me that David really wanted to play. It was awkward, but I am an adult and was crafting my response in my head. As I started to say, It just seems that he has had to work the last few weekends I didnt get it all out of my mouth, thank goodness. You see, Davids parents had told him he could only play baseball on my team if he worked to pay the fees himself. Unlike some folks, David understood that he needed to work rst and earn the money up front, before he could get to his goal of getting to play ball. David was doing just that. He was working to be able to play baseball. Needless to say, David was in uniform for our rst game this fall. I have 11 players on my of cial roster, not 10. It also goes without saying, but Ill say it. We could lose every game, and I would still be happy knowing that I have a boy willing to work on a farm to make enough money to play ball on my team. He worked rst and played later. Ive had many Davids through my years of coaching baseball. My rst one taught me that kids are going to tear their sleeves out of their jerseys if they want to; this last one showed me that sometimes kids are going to tear your heart out and youre going to enjoy every minute of it. Find more stories at www.CranksMyTractor.com. Over the next few weeks, millions of Americans will receive their 2013 open enrollment materials. Although its tempting to simply check same as last year, that can be a costly mistake especially if your employer is offering different bene t plans next year or your family or income situation has changed. Plus, an important feature of health care exible spending accounts, which many people use to reduce their tax bite, is changing next year (more on that below). Many bene t plans especially medical change coverage details from year to year. If youre offered more than one plan, compare features side by side (including plans offered by your spouses employer) to ensure youre choosing the best alternative. If offered by your employer, health care and dependent care exible spending accounts (FSAs) can signi cantly offset the nancial impact of medical and dependent care by letting you pay for eligible out-of-pocket expenses on a pre-tax basis; that is, before federal, state and Social Security taxes are deducted from your paycheck. This reduces your taxable income and therefore, your taxes. You can use a health care FSA to pay for IRS-allowed medical expenses not covered by your medical, dental or vision plans. Check IRS Publication 502 at www.irs. gov for allowable expenses. Dependent care FSAs let you use pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible expenses related to care for your child, spouse, parent or other dependent incapable of self-care. Heres how FSAs work: Say you earn $42,000 a year. If you contribute $1,000 to a health care FSA and $3,000 for dependent care, your taxable income would be reduced to $38,000. Your resulting net income, after taxes, would be roughly $1,600 more than if you had paid for those expenses on an after-tax basis. Keep in mind these FSA restrictions: Important: Effective January 1, 2013, employee contributions to health care FSAs are now limited to $2,500 a year; however, if your spouse has FSAs at work, you still may contribute up to $2,500 to each account. The dependent care FSA limit remains unchanged at $5,000. Health care and dependent care account contributions are not interchangeable. Estimate planned expenses carefully because you must forfeit unused account balances. Some employers offer a grace period of up to 2 and a half months after the end of the plan year to incur expenses, but thats not mandatory, so review your enrollment materials. Outside of open enrollment, you can only make mid-year FSA changes after a major life or family status change, such as marriage, divorce, death of a spouse or dependent, birth or adoption of a child, or a dependent passing the eligibility age. If one of those situations occurs mid-year, re-jigger your FSAs accordingly for maximum savings. You must re-enroll in FSAs each year amounts dont carry over from year to year. Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter. com/PracticalMoney. JASON ALDERMANClarifying current ESG hiringEastern Shipbuilding Group would like to clarify our current hiring outreach and the future of our expansion efforts. Eastern Shipbuilding Group has leased production space in Port St. Joe at the former paper mill site. We anticipate opening that site for production in February of 2013. We plan to do out tting on our vessels at the Port St. Joe facility. Currently, Eastern has numerous job openings at its Bay County facilities. These Bay County positions are the jobs we are looking to ll immediately. We will be lling Port St. Joe positions as they become available. These are primarily skilled craftsman jobs, i.e. welders, pipe tters, pipe welders and ship tters. We received about 80 applications during the resource fair recently sponsored by the Workforce Board in Eastpoint. We have also received applications from Port St. Joe recruiting. Hopefully we can assist some of these hard workers with stable employment opportunities at our Bay County shipyards. Eastern has training classes for welding, pipe tting, and ship tting, and we run continuous classes in these skills. These classes are held at our Allanton facility and we pay $10 an hour while students are training. We have a good partnership with the Gulf Coast Workforce Board and we are working diligently with them to nd quali ed employees. The Workforce Board is also exploring options for transportation to Panama City for Gulf County and Franklin County residents.Lisa BarnesProject Manager Special Projects Eastern Shipbuilding GroupRevival in my heartA few years back I rededicated my life to Christ. He has changed my life and has blessed me unconditionally and to this I am very thankful. Last Tuesday night, God led me to believe in order for me to take the next step in my Christian life and walk a closer walk to him I have to forgive those who are indebted to me. In saying this, in 2004/2005 this young man, whom I will not reveal his name for the sake of his family and him, came into my familys life and took something away that can never be replaced. I have had anger and hatred in my heart ever since. This may be one of the hardest things in my life I may ever do or even have to face but, today I am starting a new journey in my Christian life and with Christ. Im not even sure if he still lives here or even if he reads the newspaper, but wherever you are and wherever you may have been in your life I forgive you. I have carried this anger and hatred in my heart way too long. I also hope you can nd forgiveness for me. I will be praying that God blesses you and your family unconditionally. 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CHECK OUT OUR NEW FALL INVENTORY Your Full Service Wedding and Event Florist Your Full Service Wedding and Event Florist Your Full Service Wedding and Event Florist Over 35 Years Experience.208 Reid Avenue, Downtown Port St. Joe850.229.1111www.BaysideFloristPSJ.com This means you. THE FLU ENDS WITH U (Pd.Pol.Ad.) LocalA6 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012Blast is the sisterhood. As Dorman explained, while there is a special bond between son or daughter and dad, there is a unique umbilical between those offspring and mom. That bond is at the heart of the Beach Blast because, Dorman said, that different bond with their children is something only another mother can understand. Dormans son, Matt, is on his third deployment, his rst in Iraq, the last two in Afghanistan. He will turn 25 this month, less than a decade removed from high school and all of it spent in the military, much of it in war zones. Hes seen and done things no young man his age should have to, Dorman said. Hes done it because he loves his country, he loves the Marines, he loves his job. But he also has barely seen his son (now 3). He knows to do his job takes its toll on his family. In part, that is where Semper Fi Sisters picks up the rope. The goal, to be a rock on the home front, to provide support, love and a mix of stoicism in order that their sons, husbands, brothers, grandsons, can do their jobs. The task gets no easier with additional deployments, Dorman said. Being a veteran Sister is no easier than a newbie. In a way, yes, it is easier because we know what is coming, but no, it is also worse because you know what to expect, Dorman said. Its a roller coaster. But Semper Fi Sisters is like a sorority without any of the pettiness. We are looking out for each other. We are looking out for the ones coming up. My son has brothers who are watching his back; I have sisters looking out for my back. Those Sisters will convene later this month to laugh a bit, cry a bit, eat a lot and just relax, attempt to get away, to enjoy the beach. There will be an educational element, also, with mini-sessions addressing and dealing with the maze that is the military as well as issues such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The Sisters will hold a blood drive at WindMark Beach, their headquarters for the weekend. They will put the nishing touches on the event on Saturday when they gather to pack 1,000 boxes, names and addresses of deployed soldiers supplied by Soldiers Angels, a volunteer-operated clearinghouse of outreach to deployed troops which has assisted Semper Fi Sisters the past three years. And these Sisters will be putting faces and voices and in some cases antics to names and handles on the internet, tightening the ties that bind them as war binds their loved ones. The community can have pride in knowing they are opening their arms to us and in doing so they are honoring our soldiers and they are honoring us, too, Dorman said. With all the sel shness out there today, these young people volunteer to serve their country. It is amazing. SISTERHOOD from page A1 FILE PHOTOThe Semper Fi Sister Beach Blast ends with a packing party at the Centennial Building. Items from across the world will go into Boxes of Love for the troops deployed in war zones.

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LocalThe Star| A7Thursday, October 4, 2012 Thank you all Republicans who participated and Voted! We have a great slate of Candidates who need our continued support! HELP NOW TO GET OUT THE VOTE Sheriff .......................................................................Mike Harrison Superintendent of Schools ...............................................Jim Norton Property Appraiser ........................................................Mitch Burke Supervisor of Elections .................................................John Hanlon County Commissioner District 1 ...................................Kenny Peak County Commissioner District 3 .................................Joanna Bryan State Representative District 7 ................................Halsey Beshears US Representative ................................................Steve Southerland US Senate .....................................................................Connie Mack President .....................................................Mitt Romney/Paul RyanKEY DATES**Voter Registration Close ...................................Oct 9, 5 PM EST** Absentee Ballots Request Close ........................Oct 31, 5 PM EST Early Voting Begins-Oct 27 Ends--Nov 3, 5 PM ESTELECTION DAY -NOV 6 Its a great day to be a Republican! Membership Communication Committee Watch for our new website coming soon at www.gulfgop.com (Pd.Pol.Ad.) EDUCATION Ghostout Program, Mock Car Crashes, Renee Napier Megans Story POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID AND APPROVED BY JOE NUGENT, DEMOCRAT FOR SHERIFF Becky HarePiano/Keyboard Instructor Piano LessonsLessons in your home for you convenience!!! 850-899-1827 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 City encouraging other municipalities to support distribution formulaBy VALERIE GARMAN 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com APALACHICOLA Apalachicola has spearheaded a resolution demanding municipalities have some say-so in how Floridas county-bound funds from the RESTORE Act are spent. The resolution has been sent to every municipality in Floridas eight counties disproportionately affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and outlines support for a distribution formula that would give municipalities control of how the dollars are spent. We want to make sure the cities have some say-so, said Apalachicola City Administrator Betty Taylor-White. There are several cities that have it on their agendas for discussion but have not taken action yet. The resolution has been adopted by Franklin Countys two municipalities, Apalachicola and Carrabelle, and by Parker in Bay County. Mexico Beach also discussed the resolution at its Tuesday night council meeting. The resolutions formula takes the total county funds received and distributes them based on the unincorporated county population and sales tax receipts as they relate to the municipality in question. County commissions would be left with control of the balance remaining for the unincorporated areas of the counties. A sample calculation for Apalachicola is included in the resolution, using a $1 million allocation gure for Franklin County, producing $200,000 for the city. Mexico Beach City Manager Chris Hubbard presented a sample calculation to the council Tuesday, using the same $1 million gure for Bay County, which produced only $7,200 for the city of Mexico Beach. You need to do the math before you agree to anything, Hubbard said. Everyone is going to try to do whats in their own best interest. Florida is unique in the RESTORE process as it is the only one of the ve Gulf Coast states to send a portion of funds directly to the affected counties. The eight disproportionately affected counties Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla will receive 75 percent of the funds, with the remaining 15 coastal counties splitting 25 percent. The Florida Association of Counties has suggested counties appoint advisory councils to decide where to spend the local RESTORE funds. FAC spokeswoman Cragin Mosteller said although counties are not required to form RESTORE committees, the FAC has recommended it to invoke transparency in the process. We have certainly encouraged (the counties) to develop those committees. Transparency is going to be critical in this process, Mosteller said. From the time of the spill, our cities and counties have worked very well together, and I believe that will continue. Gulf County has formed an advisory committee, but Franklin and Bay counties have not. Apalachicola City Attorney J. Patrick Floyd, who drafted the resolution for the city, said the formation of advisory committees would add an unnecessary layer of government to the process. He said he sees an obvious answer in city and county commissions, which already are set up for that purpose. We think logic dictates that rather than setting up another layer of government, its better to just use the city commissions that are already set up, Floyd said. Every city already has a list of projects theyre working toward. Floyd said the resolution is not something put into effect by law, but an idea the city of Apalachicola fully supports. He said the next step for the Franklin County municipalities would be to relay the information to the County Commission and see if the board would consider adoption. Were not trying to provoke a ght; what were saying is lets look at this carefully, Floyd said. Theres nothing in the (RESTORE) Act that prohibits this. The city sent a copy of the resolution with a letter from Mayor Van Johnson to each county commissioner but has yet to receive a response. The city followed up Monday by sending an additional resolution initiating a con ict resolution procedure between the city and county and requesting a joint meeting to address the issue. We need a set, clear calculation so no one feels like their getting shorted, Floyd said. Were trying to work with the county commissions to come up with a fair and simple method for the distribution of this money. Everyone is interested in trying to work and set up a partnership with the county; thats what this is all about. Apalachicola advances BP money planWe think logic dictates that rather than setting up another layer of government, its better to just use the city commissions that are already set up. Every city already has a list of projects theyre working toward.J. Patrick Floyd Apalachicola city attorney

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Health Department to hold u shot clinicsStar Staff ReportThe Gulf County Health Department will hold two u shot clinics over the coming weeks, covering both ends of the county. As Health Department release notes, the u season is headed this way and it is time to prepare with a u shot. Flu shots are $25 per person. You must bring your identication and insurance cards and the Health Department accepts most third party insurances. The rst clinic will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET Saturday at the Port St. Joe facility at 2475 Garrison Ave. in Port St. Joe. The second will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT Oct. 16 at the Wewahitchka facility at 807 W. Highway 22. If you are unable to make either clinic and wish to schedule an appointment call the Port St. Joe facility at 227-1276 or the Wewahitchka ofce at 639-2644. A vote for Jay Bidwell is a vote for experience!In the Gulf County School System helping children reach their potentialis our business. Only one candidate has the necessary experience to do the job. Jay Bidwell has been on the front lines of the educational eld for more than two decades. Choose the only candidate who has extensive experience helping childrenas a teacher, parent, coach and mentor. Political advertisement paid for and approved by Jay Bidwell, Democrat, for Superintendent of Schools(Pd.Pol.Ad.) LocalA8 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012and requested Kerigan meet with county attorney Jeremy Novak to vet the invoices. Board member Jay Rish was less patient. All of this has gone on long enough, Rish said. This was an honest mistake. Jack is an honest businessman. We all know him. Pay the man his money. The services were provided. Pay the man. The board tabled the issue for discussion Monday with the Marketing Committee. That committee also will take up a request from the Semper Fi Sisters for funding for shipping some 1,000 Boxes of Love to troops deployed overseas during the Semper Fi Sisters upcoming Beach Blast. The TDC has provided $5,000 in marketing money and approved Tuesday spending less than $40 to ship luggage tags in the TDC Visitors Guide going to each of the more than 70 women traveling from across the country for the Beach Blast. Semper Fi Sisters had asked for assistance on the estimated $13,000 needed for shipping those care packages. The Marketing Committee will take the issue up again Monday. The board also approved providing funding for Blast on the Bay, a newly-imagined Scallop Festival for next year and the Fourth of July celebration in Port St. Joe. The TDC board also approved moving ahead on promoting the Celebrate Twice event on New Years Eve in partnership with Mexico Beach. The TDC board also approved $1,000 in funding for a junior high basketball tournament around Thanksgiving at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School. Jenkins said she is pursuing a BP grant of $500,000 to create a branding campaign around the slogan We Breathe Water in Gulf County. Jenkins noted that everyone knows about the great beaches in the area, but there were many ways to market the water resources from the Gulf of Mexico to the Dead Lakes in the county. We need to push ourselves beyond what we are doing right now, Jenkins said. BED TAX from page A1Star Staff ReportSacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf wants your child. SHH is in hosting a drive to enroll eligible children in the Florida KidCare program which in turn will make those children eligible for ve different insurance programs. Entitled the Childrens Health Insurance Enrollment Program, funded by a state grant, the drive aims at providing a low-cost insurance alternative for children, said Jo Ethridge, community health worker in Gulf and Franklin counties. The current effort is to raise awareness of FloridaKidCare and to enroll eligible children. FloridaKidCare offers affordable health insurance for a child not covered by a health insurance plan. FloridaKidCare is a private affordable insurance for children from birth to age 18. A familys income and size determines eligibility for the child. Services covered by FloridaKidCare include doctor visits, check-ups, prescriptions, vaccinations, hospital, vision, hearing, mental health, dental, surgery and emergencies. If you are a guardian or parent with children age 18 or younger, call Ethridge at 624-3640 to explore whether that child is eligible for FloridaKidCare. By signing up for FloridaKidCare, a child is eligible for ve other low-cost insurance programs, Ethridge said.Drive seeks to insure children THE PORT ST. JOE STARFINd D US ON FACEBOOK @PSJ_StarFOll LL OW US O N TWI WI TTE E R

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In addition to providing an equity side to the equation, Gonzalez said, the Bank of Montreal also brings expertise in infrastructure needs and matching clients to infrastructure. Their preference is to make the economics work, Gonzalez said. They are very well-rounded. Gonzalez also emphasized that the Bank of Montreal would be looking at the entire port infrastructure, not just St. Joe Company lands such as the mill site and deepwater bulkhead, but also Port Authority lands, including the old Arizona Chemical site. The goal, Gonzalez has emphasized for months, is to market the entire acreage between St. Joe and Port Authority combined, some 300 acres with rail, natural gas wells, water resources and a barge bulkhead. The story has to be framed more broadly than just St. Joe land or Port Authority land, Gonzalez said. We are excited. These folks are really selective. We are really excited to have been able to engage them. Port Authority board member Patrick Jones added, It is excellent new, very exciting.Eastern ShipbuildingEastern Shipbuilding, Gonzalez said, remains on target, though the exact date of arrival was not known. Lisa Barnes, project manager for special projects with Eastern, said the company plans to begin work in Gulf County in February. Eastern Shipbuilding Group has leased production space in Port St. Joe at the former paper mill site. We anticipate opening that site for production in February of 2013. We plan to do out tting on our vessels at the Port St. Joe facility, Barnes said. In clarifying some confusion about the current hiring being done by Eastern in Gulf County, Franklin County and elsewhere, Barnes emphasized the company was not yet hiring for the Port St. Joe facility. Currently, Eastern has numerous job openings at its Bay County facilities. These positions are the jobs we are looking to ll immediately. We will be lling Port St. Joe positions as they become available. These are primarily skilled craftsman jobs, i.e. welders, pipe tters, pipe welders, and ship tters, Barnes said. She said recruiting efforts in Franklin and Gulf counties have gone well. Representatives from Eastern are at the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce ofces on Marina Drive every Tuesday and Thursday. We received about 80 applications during the resource fair recently sponsored by the Workforce Board in Eastpoint, Barnes said. We have also received applications from Port St. Joe recruiting. Hopefully we can assist some of these hard workers with stable employment opportunities at our Bay County shipyards. Barnes noted Eastern has training classes for welding, pipe tting, and ship tting, and run continuous classes for these skills. The classes are held at the companys Allanton facility and pay $10 an hour while students are training. We have a good partnership with the Gulf Coast Workforce Board and we are working diligently with them to nd quali ed employees, Barnes said. The Workforce Board is also exploring options for transportation to Panama City for Gulf County and Franklin County residents.Capital City loanPort Authority members last week also discussed the Capital City Loan of more than $4 million that looms, with the bank having formally led foreclosure papers on the port land where the barge bulkhead is situated. Port attorney Tom Gibson, who said the ling was expected, said his attempts to line up an attorney to defend the foreclosure Gibson can not represent the port due to con ict and Mel Magidson declined an approach by Gibson have yet to be successful. He would continue to explore options, but emphasized the Port Authority did not want to default due to a lack of response and said an extension had been granted through Oct. 15 to answer the ling by Capital City Bank. The risk for the Port Authority in the litigation, Gibson noted, would be losing the land on which the barge bulkhead sits and, if the value of any sale of that land did not reach the amount of the loan, might see a partial lien on the currently unencumbered Arizona Chemical property. We have a major piece of infrastructure under threat of being taken from the public use by a bank, Jones said. I would not want to lose that bulkhead. Ports are different in that the logistics are driven by infrastructure. The infrastructure is why they come. One suggestion offered by board members would be to approach the RESTORE Act committee about a proposal for the county to establish some form of economic development revolving fund with some of the BP ne money the county might see. That fund could assist the port with the Capital City Bank loan, with the Port Authority paying back the money has clients arrive and business picks up. While indications from the bank are it does not want possession of the land, and Port Authority members want to pay down the loan, but how that process unfolds remains an open question. Everybody wants the same thing, it is a matter of how we get there, Jones said.New of cersThe Port Authority board elected new of cers. Leonard Costin is the new chairman for a two-year term, with Eugene Raf eld taking over as vice-chairman, Jones as secretary and Jessica Rish as treasurer. Johanna White, the past chairwoman, is the fth member of the board. MONDAY: Fried Catsh Dinner with two side items: $9.95 Fried Catsh Sandwich with one side: $5.99 TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY: CLOSED THURSDAY: Shrimp Dinner with two side items: $10.95 Shrimp PoBoy with one side: $7.95 FRIDAY: Fried Mullet Dinner with Fries & Coleslaw: $9.95 Hamburger with Fries $ 5.95 SATURDAY: COME WATCH THE GAMESWITH US $2.00Longnecks: Bud Light, Budweiser, Miller Lite, Coors Light 10 wings 7.99, 20 wings 15.99, Fried Green Beans 6.99. 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Coupon Expires: 10-31-12 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 "Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many."Smart LensesSM LocalThe Star| A9Thursday, October 4, 2012 PORT from page A1

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Knothe will be the star beginning at 7 p.m. ET Friday when his Walk with the Stars begins this years annual Bay Day celebration at the St. Joseph Bay Preserves Center. Bay Day is sponsored by and bene ts The Friends of the St. Joseph Bay Preserves. Knothe, who used to work at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve in Apalachicola, came up with his presentation of the solar system from a lesson plan online. Knothe begins with an eight-inch round ball that serves as the sun. Along the trails opposite the Preserves Center, Knothe places other balls that represent the solar system, placing them throughout the trail in order from the sun. It is all done to scale, Knothe said. By the time you get to Pluto, you will have walked about a half-mile from where you started. Along the way, Knothe talks about each planet, when it can or can not be seen in the night sky, and little known facts about the solar system. Ive been doing this for years, Knothe said. The kids, the adults like it. They are amazed how far you have to go to reach the end of the solar system. I teach them some science along the way. I teach them you cant just zip around the solar system like Captain Kirk and the Starship Enterprise. Knothe also provides lessons into the night sky, noting bright stars, talking about the mammoth size of large stars and how they are created. He also explains, using his solar system model, just how far from us those stars really are. We look at everything in the night sky, Knothe said. I am just trying to bring them a little science. It is a lot of fun. Knothes walk leads into Saturday and the full-blown start of Bay Day. On Saturday, there will be several birding trips led by experienced birding guides Ron Houser, Bay County Audubon Society, and Matthew Anderson, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, an education and training specialist with a background in avian research. Birders from beginner to expert will nd these tours valuable and enjoyable. Its the Real Deal with Kim Wren, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserves Stewardship Coordinator, as you join her on a moderate, one-mile round trip hike through the Deal Tract to explore its history and ecological importance. Explore the Shore at St. Joseph Bay with Rosalyn Kilcollins, Coastal Training Coordinator at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, on a eld trip that includes walking, wading in water, pulling nets, and other hands-on activities in Eagle Harbor at the St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. Visitors can join experienced guides on guided tram tours of the Buffer Preserve as they showcase the Buffer Preserves ecology and its importance to St. Joseph Bay, one of the most pristine coastal bays remaining in Florida. Bay Day is at the St. Joseph Bay Preserves Center at 3915 Highway 30A in Port St. Joe. Knothes walk begins at the Center and moves across the highway to the Buffer Preserve trails. The highlight of every Bay Day, of course, is the music and food. This year the Boyer Band, featuring George, Cletus and Tom will be performing on the deck of the Buffer Preserve Center. The Low Country Boil will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET and the menu includes boiled shrimp, sausage, potatoes, corn on the cob, cole slaw, garlic bread and beverages. A $10 donation is asked per meal. The annual Bay Day, held this Saturday, will include a full schedule of birding, buffer preserve and bay walks. The walks begin as early as 7 a.m. ET and folks should check http://stjosephbaypreserves.org/bayday/ 2012oct/2012OctBayDaySchedule.pdf for an updated schedule, including exact times. You must call the Buffer Preserve Center at 229-1787 to sign-up for the walks or trips scheduled for early Saturday morning. There will also be educational exhibits Turtle Patrol, Sweetbay Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, Hairstreak Chapter of the North American Butter y Association with butter y caterpillars and host plants, Natural Encounters, the Magnolia Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and the Audubon Society a 50/50 raf e. There will also be a silent auction and giveaways. FridayWalk with the Stars, 7 p.m. ETSaturday Birding trips Deal Tract to the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve; Deal Tract, Cape San Blas; Buffer preserve Backwoods and Butter ies; Backwoods and Wild owers; Bay Walks Deal Tract; Eagle Harbor;More infoVisit http://stjosephbaypreserves.org/ bayday/2012oct/2012OctBayDaySchedule. pdf for updated information and times. People are strongly encouraged to sign up in advance for the astronomy walk and all trips before 11 a.m. Saturday to guarantee a space. People can still show up for a trip without prior registration. However, there is no guarantee that there will be spaces although last-minute cancellations usually free up a few spaces. Call 229-1787 to register. All trips are subject to change without notice (highly unlikely). No rain dates.SCHEDULE OF EVENTSEmail outdoors news to tcroft@ star .com Page 10 Thursday, October 4, 2012 OUTDOORSwww.starfl.comSection Section A PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE STARTram tours in search of wild owers and butter ies will be led by Bill Boothe, right. Bay Day will offer visitors a host of tours into the wilds of the 5,000-plus acre Buffer Preserve.Annual Bay Day promotes preserves SPONSORED BY Inshore/Bay Offshore/BottomGrouper is still on the menu for a few more weeks. Good sh can be found close to shore right now, and very aggressive. Most anglers are using live bait, but glow and chartruese-colored jigs will produce nice gags and red grouper in 60 to 150 feet of water. Great weather and good shing have been the norm lately for everyone on the coast. Good ounder reports from St. Joe Bay have inshore anglers out on the water. Good spots in our area are the George Tapper Bridge, the Eagle Harbor area and the bomb holes around Blacks Island.

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By JASON SHOOT747-5069 | @PCNHJasonShoot Jshoot@pcnh.com Count Jarkeice Davis among those not intimidated by Holmes Countys state ranking. The sophomore Davis rumbled for 285 yards and three touchdowns, and Port St. Joe manhandled the previously unbeaten Blue Devils high-powered offense for the bulk of a 28-20 victory over Holmes County at Shark Field on Friday night PSJ evened its record at 2-2 with the non-district victory. Holmes County, the states third-ranked team in Class 1A, suffered its rst defeat in ve games. We had people in our hometown doubting us, Davis said. We wanted to prove them wrong, The game proved to be more lopsided than the score would indicate. PSJs defensive line seemingly pitched a tent in the Blue Devils back eld, and Holmes County couldnt run or throw the ball with any success consistently. Davis two touchdowns in the rst half spotted the Tiger Sharks a 14-0 lead. He overpowered one would-be tackler before racing 49 yards for a touchdown just over 3 minutes into the game for a 7-0 lead. He later added a bullish 12-yard romp for another score and a 14-0 lead 2 minutes into the second quarter. The Tiger Sharks extended their lead to 21-0 when freshman quarterback Troy Williams red a perfectly placed throw to receiver Rammelo Zaccarro for a 15yard touchdown. PSJ outgained Holmes County 236-62 in the rst half. Davis carried the ball 12 times for 154 yards, and Dusty Richter added four rushes for 64 yards. Conversely, Holmes County punted on ve of six possessions in the rst half, and the other drive resulted in an interception. We came out, and it was all about playing together, Richter said. Coaches tell us that practice during the week is like work, and Friday is pay day. Today we got paid. Davis and Richter stressed the importance of camaraderie on the Tiger Shark football team, and they have drawn strength from each other in recent weeks. Davis uncle died two days ago. Richters uncle committed suicide weeks ago, Richter said. We put Christ first and pray every day, Davis said. We go hard every day in practice. It paid off. The Blue Devils found some traction offensively in the second half, but the Tiger Sharks 28-point lead was too much to overcome. Holmes County got on the scoreboard in the middle of the third quarter with Kodi Russ 1-yard touchdown run. That capped a seven-play, 63-yard drive, by far the Blue Devils most successful possession of the evening to that point.Davis, PSJ run past unbeaten Holmes County PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SP O RTS www.starfl.comThursday, October 4, 2012 APage 11SectionSee PSJ A12The game proved to be more lopsided than the score would indicate. PSJs defensive line seemingly pitched a tent in the Blue Devils back eld, and Holmes County couldnt run or throw the ball with any success consistently. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Franklin County pounced on four Wewahitchka fumbles last Friday night to give the Seahawks the edge in a 27-26 comeback win. Junior quarterback Dwayne Griggs paced the Seahawk offense with three touchdowns, the nale set up after the Seahawks forced a Gator punt with time running down. Griggs snared the punt at mid eld and then galloped 30 yards to the Gator 21 with less than four minutes to play. He ran in untouched on the rst play from scrimmage, but that was called back on penalties. So he did it again, a thrilling 12-yard jog with 2:08 left in the game for the go-ahead score. Trailing by one, Wewahitchka sophomore quarterback Rashard Rainie threw three incomplete passes before connecting on a 17-yarder to junior tight end Javari Hill for a rst down at the Seahawk 33. Two quick passes to senior Jarvest Sher eld gave Wewahitchka a third and ve in the red zone with 44 seconds left, but an interception by junior defensive back Logan McLeod sealed the comeback victory for the Seahawks. They gave us a lot of breaks, they gave us the ball a lot, Seahawks coach Josh Wright said. Our kids played stinking hard. Wewahitchka struck rst blood after sophomore defensive back Matt Arnold intercepted a Griggs pass to give the Gators position inside Seahawks territory. With 10:22 left in the rst quarter, Rainie lobbed a high throw to 511 senior Jay Shiver for the score and a 6-0 Gator lead. Griggs, who nished the night with 153 yards on 11 carries, followed suit, after junior Holden Foley recovered a Gator fumble. With 3:18 left in the rst quarter, Griggs ran 39 yards for the score. Senior kicker Zach Howze connected on the rst of three extra points, and the Seahawks led 7-6. With 1:03 left in the half, the Gators boosted their lead, with a 30-yard pass from Rainie to senior Clay Sasser. The two-point conversion pass was incomplete, and Wewa clung to a 12-7 lead going into halftime. On the opening play of the second half, Sher eld did all he could to break the game wide open, as he ran the kickoff back 83 yards for the score. But once again the extra point conversion try failed, and the Gators led 18-7 A 40-yard rush by Griggs to the 5 positioned senior fullback Ladarius Rhodes to bully his way in for the score with 4:30 left. A fumble recovery by senior tackle Direek Farmer on the Seahawk 30 gave Rhodes and senior Skyler Hutchinson a chance to chew up yards. The drive downeld ended when Griggs scored his second touchdown of the night on a 30-yard prance, and a 21-18 lead with 1:10 left in the third quarter. Wewahitchka defensive pressure enabled the Gators to take over on downs deep in Seahawks territory. Senior running back Jayln Addison rushed from the six-yard-line, and the Gators connected on the two-point conversion to put the Gators ahead 26-21. Hutchinson tallied 75 yards on 17 carries, and Rhodes 55 yards on four carries, as the Seahawks amassed 291 yards on the ground. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Seahawks, evening their record at 1-4 with the Gators. We had an early season meltdown of mental approach and some egos, Wright said. Weve smoothly worked that out.DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesJayln Addison led the Gators in rushing with 93 yards on 14 carries. Below: Wewahitchka played tough defense but the Gators were undone by four fumbles in a loss to Franklin County. Franklin County edges Wewahitchka, 27-26They gave us a lot of breaks, they gave us the ball a lot. Our kids played stinking hard.Josh Wright Seahawks coach

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A12 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 GULF FRONT CONDOS IN MEXICO BEACH! This Under-Construction opportunity for 3BR/2BA Gulf Front condo boasting 3BR/2BA. The views are absolutely endless from the rooftop pool and hot tub area. Some other features in the units are stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, tile carpetingin bedrooms, covered under-building parking and storage closets for each unit as well. OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN/OCT 6 & 7 11 4 CT2303 HWY 98 DONTMISSOUTONTHIS!!! The business of the County is a responsibility not to be taken lightly. It should be conducted based on sound business principles not political well-connected at the expense of the average taxpayer. You deserve commissioners who will work to responsibly manage your tax dollars for the best interests of all of Gulf County. Pd.Pol.Ad.Joanna Bryan for County Commission District 3Paid for by Joanna Bryan, Republican, for County Commission Dist. 3 Holmes County closed within 28-14 with Jacky Miles 1-yard touchdown run with 10 minutes left in the contest. Russ added a two-point conversion. A fumble by the Tiger Sharks set up Holmes Countys third touchdown, a 1-yard scramble by Ty Russ that trimmed his teams de cit to 28-20 with 3 minutes remaining. Russ missed the extra point, however, and PSJ recovered the ensuing onside kick and drained the clock. Holmes County got the ball back at its own 27 after a Davis fumble with 48 seconds left in the game. The Blue Devils advanced the ball to the PSJ 42 before Miles was sacked as time expired. That was the fth sack of the night for the PSJ defense. Miles came into the game the areas leading passer, but he was held to 3-for-7 passing for 13 yards and an interception. Similarly, Kodi Russ entered as the areas top rusher, but he was largely corralled and nished with 110 yards on 20 rushes. Ty Russ completed all six pass attempts for 74 yards in the second half.Holmes County 0 0 6 14 20 Port St. Joe 7 14 7 028PSJ: Davis 49 run (Hites kick) PSJ: Davis 12 run (Hites kick) PSJ: Zaccarro 15 pass from Williams (Hites kick) PSJ: Davis 81 run (Hites kick) HC: K. Russ 1 run (kick failed) HC: Miles 1 run (K. Russ run) HC: T. Russ 1 run (kick failed) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING Holmes County: K. Russ 20-110, Miles 9-33, T. Russ 12-32. Port St. Joe: Davis 24-285, Richter 6-64, Williams 4-6, Zaccarro 3-4, Lee 1-(minus3), Team 1-(minus-1). PASSING Holmes County: Miles 3-7-1 13, K. Russ 1-1-0 16, T. Russ 6-6-0 74. Port St. Joe: Williams 1-2-1 15. RECEIVING Holmes County: K. Russ 3-25, F. Russ 2-22, Janas 1-18, Miles 2-16, Wilson 1-12. Port St. Joe: Zaccarro 1-15. PSJ from page A11 Star Staff ReportThe Wewahitchka High School cross country teams competed at the Rams Run in Panama City with the boys and girls teams both turning in impressive performances. The boys nished second with Jakob Bidwell leading the way followed by Shaquille Scott, Micah Lister, Josh Epps, Elijah Sarmiento, Jason Haire and Colby Gay. The Lady Gators nished third with seventh-grader Sha Mario Cole nishing third overall and Ashleigh Price nishing fourth in the individual race. Rylee Waters, Brooke Hysmith and Mileena Shirah also tallied points for Wewahitchka. The teams also participated in a meet in Port St. Joe on Sept. 26. The boys nished rst led by Bidwell followed by Lister, Epps, Scott, Haire, Gay, Weston Sarmiento, Josh Daulton, Jonah Bidwell and Charlie Laird. The Lady Gators nished second led Cole followed by Price, Brittany Grif n, Waters, Hysmith, Shirah and Emily Roberts. The WHS teams will compete at the Florida State University Invitational this Saturday.Star Staff ReportThe Lady Tiger Sharks of Port St. Joe High School began the second half of the volleyball season last week by traveling to Blountstown. The teams defensive struggles continued as they lost the match in three games. The Lady Tigers won the rst two sets by scores of 13-25 and 15-25. Defensive efforts were better in the third set, said Port St. Joe coach Wayne Taylor, but they were not able to overcome Blountstowns offense and lost 21-25. We are off the rest of the week and will work extensively on defense, Taylor said. The players are working well together as a team but just cant quite put it together defensively. With only three weeks left in the regular season, now is the time to step up and make the big plays. The talent is there on the team, we just have to put it all together. The team would also like to remind the public about its Dig Pink event supporting breast cancer awareness and research. The match will be Thursday, Oct. 18 at home against Wewahitchka. It is also senior night and the last regular season match. All gate proceeds from the match will go to the Side Out Foundation for breast cancer research.Star Staff ReportWith sweeps of Bethlehem and Franklin County the Wewahitchka High School volleyball team improved to 9-3 as the second half of the season gets underway. The Lady Gators dominated Bethlehem by scores of 25-16, 25-17 and 2518. Franklin County put up a somewhat tougher ght, but still fell to Wewahitchka in three straight, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-23.Wewa impresses at Rams Run, Port St. Joe Lady Sharks volleyball team falls to BlountstownLady Gators improve to 9-3 Sports

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By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The numbers keep on growing for the DAWGS in Prison program. With the 22nd graduation class last week, the Developing Adoptable Dogs With Good Sociability (DAWGS) program has now saved 232 dogs that might otherwise not be around, sending those dogs to 14 states and two countries. The stories are now legion, the number of dogs over more than three years, saved from possible euthanasia, that have also made profound impacts on the lives of their new owners. Sandi Christy, co-director of the DAWGS program with the St. Joseph Humane Society DAWGS is a collaboration between the Humane Society, Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Corrections and the Gulf Forestry Camp noted two particularly special cases. One is Gracie, who was adopted in July 2010 in large measure to provide companionship for a 9-year-old suffering from Aspbergers Syndrome. He had never shown any emotion to his family members and also could not sleep through the night, Christy said. Gracie immediately made a connection with him and today he sleeps with Gracie at his side and sleeps through the night. He has been able to show love and DAWGS in Prison graduates class No. 22 COMMUNITY www.starfl.comThursday, October 4, 2012 BPage 1SectionBy TIM CROFT227-7827 | @PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com With Election Day just more than a month away, deadlines are approaching for those wishing to cast ballots in 2012 for local, state and federal races. The voter registration book for the Nov. 6 general election will close as of 5 p.m. ET on Oct. 9. The of ce of Supervisor of Elections Linda Grif n can accept no new registrations as of that date so if you wish to vote in this years election and have not registered, Grif n encourages voters to do so now. The deadline to request a mailed absentee bailout is 5 p.m. ET on Oct. 31. Voters must contact Grif ns of ce at 229-6117 or come by 401 Long Avenue in Port St. Joe to make a request for a mailed absentee ballot. On note on mailed absentees, Grif n said. The ballot is long, with federal, state and local of ces, judge retentions and 11 proposed amendments to the states Constitution included. The ballot is two pages, front and back. Because of its size, to mail back the ballot will cost 65 cents instead of the normal 45 cent postage. Voters casting by mailed ballot are urged to ensure the proper postage is on the ballot when mailed back. To learn more about the constitutional amendments from an objective viewpoint, visit www. votegulf.com and follow the link on the main page. Early voting will begin Saturday, Oct. 27 and continue through Saturday, Nov. 3. Early voting locations are Grif ns of ce in Port St. Joe and the Charles Whitehead Public Library on Second Street in Wewahitchka. On the two Saturdays, voting hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT. On Sunday, Oct. 28, voting hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT. On each weekday during early voting, Monday through Friday, voting hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT. Grif n and her staff urge voters to ensure that all information on their voting registration is correct. If you have moved into the county or within the county, please ensure that your address change is re ected on your voter registration. If there is a signature change or any other change, please stop by or call Grif ns of ce. As Grif n said, better to sort through any discrepancies on a voter registration before Election Day, which given the size of the ballot gures to be a busy one.Deadline for voter registration is next week By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com 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 also 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: Goodwill Career Training Center is asking retirees and volunteers to share their expertise and skills by volunteering to tutor or mentor. Many participants at the Center need help completing their GED, including language, writing, mathematics and computer skills. Please contact Tandra Burns at 229-1273. Volunteers are an essential part of any team! The St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve is requesting 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:Invest in the community by volunteeringSee DAWGS B5By MELANIE TAYLORExtension Agent II, 4-H/ Family & Consumer Sciences What do you know about Florida agriculture? If youre not sure, just ask the fth-graders at Wewahitchka Elementary School. On Sept. 24 students participated in an annual eld trip for Ag Adventures Day at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy. Ag Adventures Day is designed to teach fthsixth-grade students in Northwest Florida about agriculture through hands-on learning. Each group of students rotates through a variety of agriculture-related booths taught by extension agents, extension researchers and volunteers with topics ranging from pumpkins, peanuts, cotton, corn and soil types. More than 900 students visited the center during the week. The eld trip began with a fun ride on the gator wagons to the farm. As they learned about agricultural crops, students also were given the chance to touch, smell and even taste some of the products. Some of the students favorite things were to walk through the pumpkin eld, dig peanuts, pick cotton, walk down into the soil pit and nd their way out of the corn maze. The fth graders from Gulf County had a great day lled with hands-on, outdoor educational activities. Now that these students have had a little taste of Florida agriculture we hope they will share their knowledge with their family, friends and neighbors. Learning about agriculture helps them to understand the link between food growing in a eld and what they see in the grocery store. This understanding is becoming more important with changing times. This annual program is sponsored by the Gulf County Extension Of ce, UF/IFAS Extension, 4H youth development, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida, Florida Farm Bureau, University of Florida and Florida Ag in the Classroom. 4-H is a youth development program for youth ages 8-18 that is assisted adult volunteers. If you are interested in participating or volunteering, please contact Melanie Taylor at the Gulf County Extension Of ce at 6393200, 229-2909 or metaylor @u .edu. 1. Who were the rst people to use pumpkins as a staple in their diets? 2. What process is used to separate cottonseed from ber? 3. How many pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products does the average American consume every year? Answer: more than six pounds 4. What is it called when rocks break down by rain, wind and time? 1. Native American Indians 2. Ginning 3. More than six pounds 4. WeatheringTEST YOUR AGRICULTURE KNOWLEDGE???????Students learn the importance of agricultureAg AdventuresSee VOLUNTEERING B5 Rory, with his lead trainer, was adopted by an active duty soldier about to deploy to Afghanistan and his family. SPECIAL TO THE STARAs I re ect on the last 22 classes, Im amazed by the impact our dogs have on their adopters.Sandi Christy DAWGS co-director

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B2 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 OFTHEWEEKPET St. Joseph Bay Humane SocietyMeet the beautiful, green eyed and sweet Babykins. She is very sociable with kids and adults and has adapted well as a kitten watcher in the catio. Babykins is an upper deck kitty and would enjoy being spoiled in a furrever home where she would be a purrfect lady at all times. Give this sweet girl a second chance. Babykins adoption fee has been reduced. WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH SOME GENERAL MAINTANCE, CLEANING, PAINTING ECT VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED FOR PET SOCIALIZATION AND FOSTER HOMES. SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED STUDENTS. COLLINSCONSTRUCTIONOF ST. GEORGE ISLAND, INC &SEWAGE TREATMENT SERVICESOVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE OURSERVICESINCLUDE: AFTER HOURS & EMERGENCY SERVICE PROVIDED 850.670.5790MAINTENANCE@JCOLLINSCONSTRUCTION.COM SocietyEveryone knows that vegetable gardening is more popular today than ever before. But, we usually discuss this subject in the context of the backyard garden. That isnt always fair to the growing number of Floridians who live in apartment, condominium and mobile home parks, places where theres little to no backyard to be had. Just because you dont have a big yard and lots of room, doesnt mean you cant grow vegetables. In fact, the home gardener who gets emotionally involved with a strawberry barrel, or half-dozen tomato plants, probably has more fun than anybody else. My information was provided by Extensions Emeritus Vegetable Specialist Jim Stephens of the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. In addition to being an enjoyable activity, minigardening can be practical and ornamental. Containers can t almost anywhere in the landscape, on potions, porches, and balconies, even on roof tops. Depending on the types of vegetables you plan to grow, theres practically no limit to the kinds of containers you can use. Old pots and pans, milk jugs, hollow concrete blocks, bushel baskets, trash cans, barrels and drums and even plastics bag have all been used. Just be sure the container will hold the soil in, and let excess water drain out. Once you have a container and have decided what to grow, its time to think about a growing medium. Of course you can plant in ordinary gardens oil or a prepared soil mix. With a container garden you also can consider soil substitutes things like mushroom compost or wood shavings. If you plant in a lightweight soil substitute, it will be easier to move the container, should that become necessary. A good choice is a growth medium mode of one bushel of vermiculite, a bushel of peat moss, one-and-a-quarter cups of dolomite, and a cup of 8-8-8 fertilizer, with trace elements all mixed thoroughly. You could also use a bushel of sand or garden soil mixed with a bushel of peat, cow manure, or welldecomposed compost. Either way, you need the dolomite and fertilizer. These mixtures with plenty of organic matter and some fertilizer dont need extra fertilizer very often. Every week or two should be adequate. You can drench with a fertilizer solution, or spread common dry fertilizer on the soil surface and water it thoroughly into the root zone. Just dont apply too much, or you may cause fertilizer burn. If you choose a more porous growth medium, such as sand or gravel, which will dry out faster and wont hold nutrients very long youll need to water and fertilize more often. Normally, you should drench the container with a fertilizer solution once or twice a day as money as ve times a day, if its especially hot and dry. If you havent tried your hand at any form of vegetable garden before, you may be wondering what crop or crops do best in containers. Most any crop will do well in containers, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants collards, cabbage, turnips, mustard, strawberries, broccoli, cauli ower and herbs. Please try container gardening as a hobby we honestly believe youll enjoy both the activity and the tasty produce you grown. For more information on Mini-Gardening contact the Gulf County Extension Service @ 639-3200, 2292909 or visit our website: gulf.ifas.ufl.edu. Star Staff ReportThe Gulf County Extension Service will sponsor a ve session seminar via satellite, Release the Potential of Your Land. The seminars will be offered: Thursday, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST, on Oct. 11, 18, 25, and Nov. 1 and 8. Topics for discussion: Introduction to natural resource conservation; natural resource enterprise considerations; wildlife conservation; forest management on your land; natural resource appreciative (value and uses such as recreation and stewardship). For more information contact the Gulf County Extension Service at 2292909 or 639-3200.Star Staff ReportThe Wewahitichka Relay for Life, entitled Carnival of Hope for 2012, will hold a kick-off party at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, Oct. 6 at First Baptist Church in Wewahitchka. For more information contact Christy Husband at 639-2252 or Ashley Forehand at 624-8600.Star Staff ReportThe Piggly Wiggly of Port St. Joe will be having a yard sale to bene t Marsha Posey as she battles cancer beginning at 8 a.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Bluewater Realty. Donations of household goods and furniture would be appreciated.Star Staff ReportThe Port St Joe Garden Club will enjoy a picnic box lunch at Lake Alice in Wewahitchka at 12 noon ET on Thursday, October 11. The club will stroll the area and hear a talk on invasive plants by county agent Roy Carter.Star Staff ReportThe of ce of Dr. Owen D. Oksanen M.D. will be closing permanently on Friday, Oct. 5. Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf will be in charge of all medical records. They will have a new physicians of ce opening Oct. 15. All medical records will be available through Sacred Heart after Oct. 15 if you prefer to select another new physician.Mini gardening, practical and ornamental ROY LEE CARTERCounty extension directorNatural resources opportunities for landownersCarnival of Hope kickoff partyPSJ Garden Club news In addition to being an enjoyable activity, minigardening can be practical and ornamental. Containers can t almost anywhere in the landscape, on potions, porches, and balconies, even on roof tops. Depending on the types of vegetables you plan to grow, theres practically no limit to the kinds of containers you can use. Old pots and pans, milk jugs, hollow concrete blocks, bushel baskets, trash cans, barrels and drums and even plastics bag have all been used. Just be sure the container will hold the soil in, and let excess water drain out. 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The Star| B3Thursday, October 4, 2012 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 School NewsPort St. Joe Elementary SchoolFront Row: Chris Blood, Kiyleh Parker, Stephanie Shear Back Row: Clay Fox, Jazmyne Farmer, Bryce Thomas, Shauna Flowers, Elliana BurkettStar Staff ReportThe Port St. Joe High School Class of 1972 will be holding their 40th year reunion on Oct. 6. We will be gathering at Triple Tails Oyster Bar & Grill at 2413 SR 30A, Simmons Bayou, around 4 p.m. until. Celebrating those that are there, thinking about those that could not come and remembering those that are not with us but in spirit. The cost is $20.pp and payable at the restaurant. So even if you did not make earlier plans to be there, we have room for all to join. If you are a former teacher, coach or staff member we all would love to extend an invite to you. You will be amazed at how little we all have changed but dont let that stop you. For more information and who has scheduled to come, check out www.psj72.com, call Wyvonne Pickett at 647-2564 or Linda Bass Freeman at lfreeman@bwosh.com. So make plans, put on your ip ops and come casual. See you Saturday and bring some of that Shark Spirit!Star Staff ReportThe Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post #10069 recently sponsored a drive to collect school supplies that will be used to help students in need. The Mens Post and the American Legion also contributed, and a successful Escargot Night fundraiser helped purchase many of the supplies. Jonathon Vickers, Aiden Gainer, and Ava Ryan, students at Port St. Joe Elementary School, show some of the many supplies that were delivered by Linda Deller with the Ladies Auxiliary. Port St. Joe Elementary deeply appreciates the generous donation. Other individuals and groups in our community have also contributed supplies throughout this school year, and we would like to thank Piggly Wiggly, Sacred Heart Hospital, United Methodist Church, Dollar General, the Junior Service League, and the many anonymous donors who have helped our students. Special to The StarHomecoming for Wewahitchka High School will be on October 12 as we play the Panthers of John Paul. Alumni Brunch honoring the graduating classes that ended years 2 and 7 will be at 10 a.m. CT on Friday, October 12 in the media center. The parade will begin at the corner of River Road and Hwy 71 at 2:00 pm central. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned before the game beginning at 6:30 p.m. that Friday night. At halftime we will recognize the alumni that graduated in those years ending in 2 and 7 as well as announce the winners of the oat and door decorations. If you are interested in putting an entry into the parade, please email Lana Harrison at lharrison@gulf.k12..us or Kerri Barlow at kbarlow@gulf.k12..us or call (850) 639-2228.By Lindsay Furr and Megan HubbardHomecoming 2012: We are proud to present the following ladies who have been elected to the 2012 Homecoming Court: Crysta Anderson, Carley Clements, Jackie Collinsworth, Nicolette Haddock, Jaclyn Kerigan, Jeni McLemore, Brittnee Peak, Jada Quaranta, MaKayla Ramsey, Bryanna Stuart, Caitlyn Thursbay, Shaniqua Walker. Sixth-grade representatives: Jacob Kennedy and Kyndell Moore! Congratulations and good luck to the 2012 Homecoming Court! Any group, business, individual, club, etc. interested in participating in our Homecoming Parade, please contact LCDR Jarosz at 229-6177 and leave your group name, type of participation (Float, golf cart, classic vehicle walking), point of contact, phone number and email address. The deadline for participation requests is Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Dig Pink: Our annual Dig Pink Volleyball match will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18 versus Wewahitchka. All gate proceeds will go to the SideOut Foundation for breast cancer research and awareness. We are also taking orders now for our annual Dig Pink t-shirts. Shirts are $15 each and you will need to pre-order to make certain you get yours before the Dig Pink Match. Help us Pink Out the Dome and ght this disease that touches the lives of so many of us. T-shirt samples can be seen by visiting our web page at psjhs-gcs.schoolloop.com/. You can order your shirt by contacting Coach Taylor at wtaylor@gulf.k12..us or by phone at 229-8251. As always, thank you for your support! Beta Club: There will be a Beta Club induction assembly for 7thand 8thgrade students is at 10 a.m. (third period) Friday, Oct. 5. A reception will follow the induction for old and new Beta Club members and their parents in the Media Center. School Pictures: School picture proofs were given to all 7th-11th grade students on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Please return payment and/or proofs to Coach Taylor in Room 718 before Oct. 9. Football: On Friday, Sept. 28, Tiger Shark Football Team worked incredibly hard, played tough, and was successful in winning their game against Holmes County. Were overjoyed by your big win and hope you have a great season this year! Keep working hard; the whole school is rooting for you! Congratulations are in order for the JV Team that defeated Bozeman on Sept. 27. Band of Gold: Congratulations to the Band of Gold for their outstanding performance at Saturdays 27th Annual Daleville Invitational Classic Marching Band Competition in Alabama. They won trophies for Superior Overall Performance with recognition for Drum Major, Color Guard, Majorette, and Percussion. Congratulations, youre marching in the right direction! Special to The StarOn Wednesday, Sept. 26, students from Faith Christian School gathered around the ag pole to pray for their community, state, country, and other students around the world. According to the article See You at the Pole 2012: Awaken from the web site: syatp.com. The 2012 See You at the Pole theme is Awaken and the Scripture is Ephesians 3:1421For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you, with power through his Spirit in your inner being so that Christ may dwell in your heartsAnd I pray that you grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, andthat you may be lled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine This theme passage of Pauls prayer for his friends in Ephesus is one of the most famous prayers in the Bible. He desires so deeply for them to be able to grasp the extravagant dimensions of Christs love (msg)! He yearns for his friends to awaken in a fresh way to the endless possibilities of what only God can do! He is passionate in his cry for awakening in their inner beings like theyve never experienced. See You at the Pole, the global day of student prayer, began in 1990 as a grass roots movement with ten students praying at their school. More than two decades later, millions around the world pray on their campuses on the fourth Wednesday in September. SYATP is simply a prayer rally where students meet at the school agpole before school to lift up their friends, families, teachers, school, and nation to God. SYATP is a student-initiated, studentorganized, and studentled event. Whether a single student standing alone, two or three huddled together in unity, or hundreds gathered in front of the school, See You at the Pole is about students praying for awakening on campuses all over the world. dDAZZLINgG dDOLphPHINsS The Lions TALeE The Lions TalePsSJHsS class of to hold 40th reunion VFW drive for school supplies WHHS HH omecoming is just around the corner

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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 SUNDAY : WORSHIP AT SUNSETPARK 8 AM 10:30 AM ON THE 2ND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH SUNDAY: BIBLE CLASS 9:30 AM SATURDAY : COFFEE TIME 9 11 AM MONDAY : LIFETREE CAF 7 PM WEDNESDAY: MENS BIBLE STUDY 8 AM & WOMENS BIBLE STUDY 5 PM1602 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, FL(850) 890.1424 www.livingwateratthebeach.com This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week.Star Staff ReportA fabulous spaghetti dinner, entertainment, sing-along fun, door prizes and a cash bar featuring Italian beer and win await you at the 5th annual St. Joseph Catholic Church Mens Club Spaghetti Dinner. The dinner will be held 5-7 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 3 at the church hall. The hall is located just east of the church (20th and Monument Avenue) on 20th Street in Port St. Joe. In addition to the spaghetti dinner, you will get a salad, garlic bread and delicious desserts. You will enjoy Italian accordionist Tony Minichello and vocalist and sing-along leader Marty Jarosz. You may win one of the many door prizes as well. Tickets are at $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 5-12. Four-year-olds and younger will be admitted free of charge. Get your tickets from any Mens Club member, by stopping by the church hall of ce (2271417), at Hannon Insurance or by calling Mens Club president Dan Van Treese at 227-8138. Get your tickets early only 192 will be sold. You can also get dinners to go, if you wish.Thursday, October 4, 2012Words truly cannot express the depth of gratitude that we feel for your endless acts of unrestrained love and concern during the loss of our precious Everett. This community has wrapped us in its arms and tried to ease our suffering and for this, we will be forever grateful. We are truly blessed to have so much support for our family, and we know that with Gods help, we will endure and carry on Everetts legacy of service and gentleness. It is our wish that each of you will reach out to help someone in need, and in doing so, you will provide a living memorial to Everett Andrus Gant. May God Bless You and Keep You in His Care, Adrian & Gloria Gant and familySuper Kidz Sunday at First PentecostalFirst Pentecostal Church of Wewahitchka will host Super Kidz Sunday on Oct. 7-8. At 10 a.m. CT on Oct. 7, the guest speaker will be Children Evangelist Nathan Roberts. Praise, Worship and Fellowship, Games, Bouncy House, Water Slide, Food, and Magic Show will be on hand. At 6 p.m. CT on Monday, Oct. 8, Roberts will be back with Praise, Worship, and Fellowship, and drawings for prizes. For more information contact the church at 639-5623.New Bethel anniversaryPastor Cyril Mills and Sister Pamela Mills and New Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate the churchs anniversary at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 7. Sister Brenda Fisher is chairperson for the event.Fall Festival at First BaptistFirst Baptist Church of Port St. Joe will host a Fall Festival from 5 p.m. until on Saturday, Oct. 27. There will be food, prizes, games and entertainment. Everyone is invited.New Bethel Women/Men annual observanceNew Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Women/Men Observance at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 21. Chairperson is Evangelist Jennifer Bailey.New Bethel Harvest MusicalNew Bethel Baptist Church will host a Harvest Evening Musical at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 17. The colors are harvest colors. Chairperson is Sister Bonita Smith.Mary H. Wall, 85 of Port St. Joe, Florida and Screven, Georgia died August 27, 2012 in Jesup, Georgia. A Memorial Service celebrating her life in Port St. Joe will be held Sunday, October 7, 2012 immediately following the 11 a.m. ET worship service at St. James Episcopal Church, 800 22nd Street, Port St. Joe, Florida.Special to The StarHow to improve ones body image will be explored at Lifetree Caf at 7 p.m. CT on Monday, Oct. 8. The Lifetree event, titled Hey, Good Lookin, features a short lm about artist Adam Schultz, who sculpts plus-size female gures in bronze and stone. The lm also includes advice from professional counselor Cheri Eresman. Popular culture depicts models bodies as beautiful and perfect, says Lifetree Caf representative Craig Cable. But those altered images are unrealand lead many people to adopt unhealthy perceptions of their own bodies. Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available. Lifetree Caf is located at 1602 U.S. Highway 98 in Mexico Beach across from El Governor Hotel. Lifetree Caf is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. Questions about Lifetree may be directed to Gary Grubb at 334-806-5667 or lwclifetreecafe@fairpoint.net.God gives success and prosperity to whoever He will. What you do with it is another story still. Its hard to be rich and humble too. Too much pride can get the best of you. He allows many to achieve success, then pride slips in and causes a mess. We like to take credit for all thats done. Boasting all the time and giving God none. When pride is your downfall and you want things better. Repent of your pride, praise His name and follow His word to the letter. Let everyone know, God is the potter, we are the clay. We are only a success, if we do it His way. Billy Johnson 5th annual St. Joseph Mens Club spaghetti dinnerThank you from the Family of Everett Andrus Gant Faith BRIEFSMary Wall memorial serviceBody image discussed at Lifetree Caf MARY WALLSuccess through God

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LocalThe Star| B5Thursday, October 4, 2012Bay Day: Twice a year 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 fun-lled day for the community. Be a part of making a difference in your local schools! Volunteer to teach a Junior Achievement class at the fth-, eighthor high school-level, 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 stayat-home parent, Junior Achievement values the life experiences you can share with the students while teaching the Junior Achievement courses. 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 5-7 weeks, depending on the age group, and meets once each week, during the school day, for an hour. The amount of commitment time is 5-7 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. Junior Achievement of NW FL is a non-prot, educational organization dedicated to teaching students K-12 about entrepreneurship, personal nance, and work readiness skills. We provide 13 classes at the 5th, 8th, and high school levels in Port St. Joe, and 6 classes at the 8th and high school levels in Wewahitchka. For information about volunteering for fall or spring classes, please contact: Jackie Brooks at jabay@knology.net or call at 850-624-0524. Are you interested in making a difference in someones life? 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, please call Shelley Frazier, Volunteer Services Manager at 850.785.3040. We would be happy to bring the training to you. Abused and neglected children need a voice in court! There are currently 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. Training classes are starting in August. Please call 747-5180 for more information and an application. Volunteers are needed to assist greeting guests and doing ofce duties at the St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge ofce in Apalachicola. Introduce visitors to displays and information about St. Vincent Island. Call (850) 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 (850) 5278535 if you can help on the island. PUBLIC NOTICEA Public Hearing will be held at the Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on Monday, October 15 2012 at 8:45 a.m. EST, and at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 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. Tabled 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. Small Scale Map Amendment Chris McLemore Parcel ID #01045-070R Located in Section 35, Township 5 South, necessary in a resolution process to bring a non-conformingexisting structure into compliance by changing the 1 AC parcel land use designation from Conservation to Residential or Agricultural. 3. Development Policy, Ordinances, Comprehensive Plan and LDR Revisions 4. 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. (Ad#2012.93) NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS CITY OF WEWAHITCHKAThe City of Wewahitchka has declared the following items as surplus and will accept sealed bids for the purchase of these items. Minimum bid for any vehicle is $150.00. Bids must be marked SEALED BID SURPLUS EQUIPMENT and must be received by the City Clerk prior to 12 noon (CT) Thursday, October 18, 2012, at the City Annex, 318 South 7 Street, Wewahitchka, FL 32465. Items may be inspected at the City duringregular business hours Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM (CT) by appointment. Please call 850-639-2605. Bids will be opened during the regular City Commission meeting on Monday, October 22, 2012, at 6:30 PM (CT). The City Commissionreserves the right to reject any or all bids received. The City of Wewahitchka is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Connie Parrish City Clerk 1. 1998 Ford P/U ....................................................... VIN: 1FTZF1767WKB26424 2. 1993 Ford P/U ....................................................... VIN: 2FTJW36H0PCA92358 3. 1990 Dodge Van .................................................... VIN: 2B5WB35Z4LK741051 4. 1986 Chev P/U 1 ton .............................................. VIN: 1GCHD34JXGF350612 5. 1986 Chev Blazer ................................................... VIN: 1G8C18R3G8113463 compassion with Gracie in his life too. There is also Skye, who was adopted by a military family. Skyes family wanted a welltrained dog who was good with kids and who might be open to travel, Christy said. As of today, Skye has traveled to live with her family in Washington, D.C., Germany and now South America. As I reect on the last 22 classes, Im amazed by the impact our dogs have on their adopters. All the dogs are selected from the lost or abandoned dogs brought to the Humane Society. Each dog selected for the program joins a team of inmates from head trainers to caretakers who train, groom and care for the dog at all times, 24/7. The number of inmates who must also apply for the program, be interviewed, screened and asked to join that have gone through the program is nearing 300 and several inmates have gone on to work with animals upon release. They teach the dogs and, in turn, the dogs teach them: how to be responsible and how to care about something besides themselves, Christy said. We are proud of what these men and these dogs have accomplished. Christy also thanked adopters who make the program work. They are the secret success to the program and Christy and the DAWGS team go to great pains to ensure each dog and owner are matched. As one adopter said of the experience: He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog, Christy said. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. Last weeks graduation was also noteworthy due to two of the adopters, both active military. James ODonoghue, who will soon deploy to Afghanistan, adopted a redtick coonhound named Rory, who will help his wife with the kids while he is overseas. Bryan Martin is a dive instructor at the Navy base in Panama City Beach and lives on a 41-foot boat. Martin adopted McKenna, a chocolate lab/gold retriever mix who was also named the Top Dog in the Class of No. 22, having shone above his classmates during the eight-weeks of training. We thank them for their service to our country and wish them well in their travels, Christy said. DAWGS from page B1 SPECIAL TO TT HE STARThe 22nd graduation class from the DAWGS in Prison program, which has now saved more than 230 dogs. Below: McKenna with her lead trainer was adopted by a dive instructor from the Navy base in Panama City Beach. VOLUNTEERING from page B1 James ODonoghue, who will soon deploy to Afghanistan, adopted a redtick coonhound named Rory, who will help his wife with the kids while he is overseas.

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B6 | The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN227-7847TODAY!CALL GETYOURADIN CALLTODAY!227-7847 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 From A to ZPO Box 364Port St. Joe, FL 32457850-340-0756 Gregs Handyman Service & Lawn Maintenance JOES LAWN CARE IF ITS IN YOUR YARD LET JOE TAKE CARE OF IT FULL LAWN SERVICES, TREE TRIMMING AND REMOVALALSO CLEAN GUTTERS AND IRRIGATION INSTILLATION, PLANTING AND BEDDING AVAILABLE CALL JOE@ 850-323-0741 OR EMAIL JOES_LAWN @YAHOO.COM Special to The StarSacred Heart Health System has named Kerry Eaton, RN, as its new Chief Operating Officer. Starting Monday, Eaton took responsibilities for Sacred Hearts hospitals in Pensacola, Destin, and Port St. Joe as well as its outpatient facilities in six counties from Baldwin County, Ala. to Gulf County, Fla. She comes to Pensacola with more than 25 years of experience in hospital leadership. She served most recently as senior vice president and chief operating officer at St. Vincents Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn. Eaton also served in a variety of other leadership roles at St. Vincents, including chief administrative officer, vice president of patient outcomes, and director of case management. Kerry began her career in nursing and served as an emergency department head nurse. Susan Davis, the president and CEO of Sacred Heart Health System, said, I have known Kerry for many years and there is no one who is more passionate about quality improvement, patient safety and excellent outcomes than Kerry. She is recognized for her expertise in operations leadership and the ability to consistently produce high-quality care and strong patient satisfaction. Eaton is a graduate of the Ona M. Wilcox School of Nursing. She obtained her bachelors degree in nursing from Central Connecticut State University and her masters degree in nursing from the University of Connecticut. For the past six years, Kerry served as a courtesy faculty instructor at the Yale University School of Nursing where she taught a graduate level course on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.About Sacred Heart Health SystemSacred Heart Health System is Northwest Floridas leading provider of high quality health care to children and adults. The hub of the Health System is the 466-bed Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola that includes the regions only Womens and Childrens Hospital. In 2011 and 2012, Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola was rated in an independent national study among the top 5 percent in the nation for superior patient outcomes. Key services also include a Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center af liated with MD Anderson Physicians Network, and a large regional network of 150 physicians with of ces stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla. In 2003, the Health System opened Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 58-bed community hospital in Walton County that is rated among the top hospitals in the United States for patient satisfaction. In March 2010, the new Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla. This year, Sacred Heart formed a joint venture with LHP Hospital Group to lease and operate Bay Medical Center in Panama City. Sacred Heart has more than 4,000 employees and is part of Ascension Health, the nations largest system of Catholic and nonprofit health care facilities. For more information, call 416-7000 or visit online at www.sacred-heart.org. Sacred Heart Health System names chief operating of cer KERRY EATON B6| The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS 1010S STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION Publication: The Star 135 W. Hwy 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Publication Number: 518-880 Filing Date: October 4, 2012 Issue Frequency Weekly (Thursday Morning) Published Annually: 52 Weeks Annual Subscription Price: $26.00 In County $34.65 Out of County Contact Person: Rodney Mendez (850) 747-5050 Complete Mailing Address of Known Office of Publication and General Business Office of Publisher: P.O. Box 1940 Panama City, FL 32402 Publisher: Roger Quinn P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 Editor: Tim Croft 135 W. Hwy 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Managing Editor: N/A Owner: Halifax Media Holdings LLC (a Delaware Corporation) P. O. Box 1940 Panama City, FL 32402 Publication Title: The Star Issue Date for Circulation Data: August 30, 2012. Extent and Nature of Circulation; Average No. Copies Each Issue During Preceding 12 Months; Actual No. Copies of Single Issue Published Nearest to Filing Date. Total Number of Copies: Average: 2192 Actual: 2123 Paid Circulation Mailed Outside-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on PS Form 3541: Average: 395 Actual: 371 Mailed In-County Subscriptions Stated on PS Form 3541: Average: 101 Actual: 64 Paid Distribution Outside the Mails Including Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, Counter Sales, and Other Paid Distribution Outside USPS: Average: 1345 Actual: 1311 Paid Distribution by Other Classes of Mail Through the USPS: Average: 0 Actual: 0 Total Paid Distribution: Average: 1841 Actual: 1741 Total Free or Nominal Rate Distribution: Average: 43 Actual: 50 Total Distribution: Average: 1884 Actual: 1796 Copies not Distributed: Average: 308 Actual: 327 Total: Average: 2192 Actual: 2123 Percent Paid: Average: 97.7% Actual: 97.2% Publication of Statement of Ownership: October 4, 2012 Roger Quinn Regional Publisher September 27, 2012 I certify that all information furnished on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal s anctions (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties.) October 4, 2012 89050S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE N O.: 23-2012-CA-000096 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF HARBORVIEW MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-08, MORTGAGE LOAN PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-08; Plaintiff, vs. DAVID B. TAYLOR; ERICA ROSALI; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST A S SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; INDIAN SUMMER HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; DONNA J. GRABAREK; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): DONNA J. GRABAREK Last Known Address 120 E. CHICKSAW LANE PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 2 INDIAN SUMMER, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 41, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 120 E. CHICKSAW LANE, PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or before October 15th, 2012, a date which is thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice in THE STAR and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court proceeding at any courhouse or court program, should within two (2) days of receipt of notice, contact Court Administration to request such an accommodation, please contact the following: Court Administration, P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida 32447; Phone: 850-718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-871; Email: ADARequest @jud14.flcourts.org I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Notice of Filing was mailed to all the parties in the attached mailing list. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 06th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk As Clerk of the Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Marinosci Law Group, P.C. 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33060 (954)644-8704 FAX (954)772-9601 September 27, 2012 October 4, 2012 89060S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE N O.: 23-2011-CA-000471 AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN DOYING, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated September 10th, 2012, entered in Civil Case Number 23-2011CA-000471, in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, wherein AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the Plaintiff, and JOHN DOYING, et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Gulf County, Florida, described as: LOT 12, BLOCK C OF SEA SHORES SUBDIVISION AKA PORT ST. JOE BEACH UNIT 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 34 AND 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 at 11:00 AM, ET on the 18th day of October, 2012. 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: September 12, 2012 REBECCA NORRIS GULF COUNTY CLERK OF COURT CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BA Baxter Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 1000 CECIL G. COSTIN, SR. BOULEVARD, ROOM 148, PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456, telephone 850-229-6112, TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. September 27, 2012 October 4, 2012 89076S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 23-2011-CA-000487 CU MEMBERS MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF COLONIAL SAVINGS, F.A., Plaintiff, vs. TANYA M RAULERSON A/K/A TANYA M. KENT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TANYA M. RAULERSON A/K/A TANYA M. KENT; DOUGLAS M. KENT; NOLAN G. KENT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NOLAN G. KENT; TANYA M. SHIRLEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TANYA M. SHIRLEY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING B Y, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Gulf County, Florida, described as: Lot 5, Block A, ALDERSONS ADDITION T O WEWAHITCHKA, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 1, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash. At south entrance of the courthouse, 1000 Cecil Consit Blvd, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 at 11:00 a.m. ET, on October 18th, 2012. DATED THIS 13th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2012. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 13th day of September, 2012. REBECCA NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BA Baxter Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Phone: 813-915-8660 Attorneys for Plaintiff 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 Court Administration at P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida, 32447. Phone number 850-718-0026, Email ADARequest @jud14.flcourts.org, Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-9558771 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. September 27, 2012October 4, 2012 89078S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 23-2011CA-000076 Local | Classi eds

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, October 4, 2012 The Star | B7 ESTATE SALE 2000 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe, Florida on October 6th and 7th from 8:00 to 4:00 (EST). Antiques, collectibles, old pottery and more. RENTALS1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT LANARK, REMODELED, INC WATER .................$425 2 BR, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT W/D HOOKUP, SMALL PORCH ..........................$375 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH FURNISHED CONDO INCLUDES UTILITIES, MARINA .........................$910 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH FURNISHED HOUSE ON RIVER, DOCK ..............................................$1000 3 BEDROOM 1 BATH DUPLEX UNFURNISHED, CARRABELLE ............................$600 3 BEDROOM 1 BATH END UNIT, W/D, WATER INCLUDED, UNFURNISHED .................$565 2 BR 1 BATH UNFURNISHED HOUSE FENCED YARD ......................................................$800 OFFICE SPACE US 98 CARRABELLE ........................................................$500 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comwww. rst tness.com/carrabellePROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALS ToPlace Your Classified ad inCall Our New Numbers Now!Call: 850-747-5020 Toll Free: 800-345-8688 Fax: 850-747-5044 Email: thestar@pcnh.com thetimes@pcnh.com theAPALACHICOLA & CARRABELLETIMES CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW YORKIEAKC registered. 12 weeks old adorable puppy only 1 female left. Health Certified & 1st shots. $400. Please call 850-774-1229 Panama City Area Whirlpool Washer 11 months old, energy saver, $225.00. St. Joe Beach. (850) 647-6351 Mexico Beach 8217 PELICAN WALK LN, St. Joe Beach, at Exxon gas station turn onto Seashore Dr., left onto Pelican Walk Saturday 10/06/12 8:00 AM-1:00 PM ESTFISHING EQUIPMENTVINTAGE & USED REELS, VINTAGE & USED RODS, NEW & USED LURES. I HAVE A WIDE VARIETY OF ITEMS Mexico Beach: 207 Carolina Dr. Fri., Oct. 5th & Sat. Oct. 6th 7:00 am -2:00 pm CSTMulti-Family Yard SaleQuality items, pottery barn bedding, Southern living accents, decorative pillows & lamps, furniture, Sandys Stitches custom embroidery, something for everyone! Text FL26423 to 56654 PSJ -279 Angel Fish St. Saturday October 6 8am til ??? Rain or Shine!! Too many items to list. White City 215 Charles Ave, White City. Friday, Oct 5th and Saturday, Oct 6th, 8:00am -4:00pmGigantic Family Yard SaleMovies, books, small kitchen appliances, glassware, furniture and much more! Rain cancels. Text FL18003 to 56654 GUN SHOWSanta Rosa County Auditorium, Milton, FL. Oct.20th & 21st 9am -5pm. Call (850) 957-4952 or (850) 261-8407 General Admission, $6Text FL26461 to 56654 Tanning Bed, Electronic bench, 24 bulbs, personal use only. $500. Call 850648-6765/ 527-2780 Text FL25980 to 56654 LOW INTERESTFINANCING Borrow up to 20k and pay $389.00 per mo. at 8% Car Loans, Small Business Loans & Debt Consolidation Bad Credit Ok Call Toll Free: 888-741-9122 Today!! Charming 1BR Garage Apt. 907 1/2 Monument Avenue. $535 month. MUST CALL for APPT. 850-227-7234 Text FL25690 to 56654 Large 3 br, 1 ba, CH&A, No pets $400 dep $490 month. Call 850-227-6216 Text FL26573 to 56654 Port St. Joe-1bd cozy cottage$450/mo + utils. New paint & tile floor in bathroom. No smoking or pets. Call 850-229-1215 Text FL26688 to 56654 Port St. Joe: 1BR furn travel trailer on private shared lot. 2 blocks from the beach. Water & Elec incl. $375/mo + $100 dep. Pets okay. Call (941) 720-4941. WEWA: bdrm, 1bath, CH&A. $450/mo + $450 dep. RV, $130 per week Call 850-639-5721. Text FL25802 to 56654 Quitting Racing2 Dragsters, Trailers, Tools, Parts, Pit Bike, Etc. All good stuff!! Call for Details Day: 850-624-5148 Night: 850-265-6466 For Sale: New Redwood 5th Wheel. Residential, 38 ft BR Model. Never used. Value: $110,000. Will sell for $65,000. Call (850) 527-0533.Text FL25941 to 56654 Need a helping hand? Advertise in the Help Wanted Section in the Classifieds! 747-5020 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR TBW MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST SERIES 2006-5, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-5 Plaintiff, vs. MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 10th, 2012, and entered in Case No. 23-2011-CA-000076, of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for GULF County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR TBW MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST SERIES 2006-5, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-5 is Plaintiff and MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHELLE R. DESERRES; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE FRONT LOBBY OF THE COURTHOUSE, AT 1000 CECIL COSTIN VOULEVARD, PORT ST. JOE IN GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA 32456, at, 11:00 AM on the 18th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE WEST 75 FEET OF THE EAST 275 FEET OF THE WEST 460.27 FEET OF GOVERNMENT LOT 3, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 11 WEST, GULF COUNTY FLORIDA, LYING NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 30-E BEING 75 FEET IN WIDTH AND EXTENDING FROM THE NORTH SIDE OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 30-E TO THE MEAN HIGH WATER LINE OF ST. JOSEPH BAY. A 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 13th day of September, 2012 Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk As Clerk of said Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 1000 Cecil Costin Boulevard, Rm. 148, Port St. Joe, Fl 32456, Phone No. (850)229-6112 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000 Plaintation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954)382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954)382-5380 September 27, 2012 October 4, 2012 89084S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 11-409CA VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida, Plaintiff, vs. SHANNON K. DANIELS a/k/a SHANNON DANIELS a/k/a SHANNON KEITH DANIELS and PAULA S. FORTUNE a/k/a PAULA SUE FORTUNE, husband and wife; EMERALD COAST FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; UNIDENTIFIED JOHN DOE(S) and/or UNIDENTIFIED JANE DOES(s), Defendants. CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Plaintiffs Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 10, 2012 in the above-styled cause, the Clerk shall offer for sale to the highest and best bidder for cash on October 18th, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. (EST), in the COURTHOUSE LOBBY of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., port St. Joe, FL 32456, the following described property: Exhibit A LEGAL DESCRIPTION Commence at the NE Corner of the West Half of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 9, Township 4 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence run S 00 W along the East boundary line of the West 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of said Section 9 for 243.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence from said Point of Beginning continue S 00 W for 215.00 feet; thence S 89 W for 210.00 feet; thence N 00`07 E for 215.00 feet; thence N 89 E for 210.00 feet to the Point of Beginning TOGETHER WITH that certain 2004 WYCS HOMEMAKER 76 X 16 Mobile Home, Serial No. WHC013458GA. Property Address: 712 Griffin Rd., Wewahitchka, FL 32465.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: September 13, 2012 Rebecca L. Norris Clerk of Court BA Baxter Deputy Clerk October 4, 2012 October 11, 2012 89833S 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. AMENDED 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., in the Lobby at the Gulf County Courthouse located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 on the 18th day of October, 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 19th day of September, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of Court Gulf County, Florida By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 27, October 4, 2012 89991S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No.: 12000038CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. KENNETH LOYD AND CRYSTAL LOYD, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2012 and entered in 12000038CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and KENNETH L. LOYD JR. A/K/A KENNETH LEE LOYD; CRYSTAL ANN LOYD; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN WALSH; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A RHONDA WALSH are the Defendant(s). 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 E.T. on October 25, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTH ONE HALF OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE QUARTER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 59 EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER, 472.891 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID LINE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 EAST 134.547 FEET TO THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF HURD STREET (HAVING A 60 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY), THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREE 23 EAST ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE 245.33 FEET, THENCE DEPART SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 WEST ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COLLEEN STREET (HAVING A 60 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY) 124.35 FEET, THENCE DEPART SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE SOUTH 03 DEGREES 46 WEST 245.52 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. DESCRIBED AS PARCEL 2 IN PLAT RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 433 PAGE 978 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 rile a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 26th day of September, 2012 Rebecca L. Norris As Clerk of the Court By: 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, Florida 32402, Phone: 850-747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717, Hearing Impaired: Dial 711, Email: ADARequest@jud14.fl courts.org Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-9181 October 4, 11, 2012 89875S NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Under Florida State law Self Service Storage Facility Act 83.80183.809 F.S., Beach Storage, located on Americus Avenue, St. Joe Beach, FL, will sell or otherwise dispose of the contents of the following storage units on October 6, 2012, at 9:00 am ET. #1 -Dustin Chamblee #5 -Bill Miller #6 -Jessica Fleishman #41 -Colin Estes The unit contents may be redeemed by the owner prior to sale or disposal by cash payment in full of the total amount due on the unit. Beach Storage reserves the right to dispose of the contents in any way necessary and reserves the right to cancel sale without notice. 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B8| The Star Thursday, October 4, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today By ANYA MARTINMonster Contributing Writer Your first week at a new job is supposed to be exciting the start of the next adventure in your career and youve been looking forward to doing something different. Perhaps youve made a shift into a new kind of business, leaping from law to finance or from a technology firm to a medical practice. Whatever the case, starting a new job means you might be confronted with a range of challenges that could include new software or a fresh operating system. Youre sure you are up to it, but suddenly you are faced with a learning curve that seems as steep as Mount Everest. Dont panic. Remember those first days on your last job. You probably felt just as nervous, but after awhile, all those intimidating tasks became second nature. Here are some tips to get you over the mountain.Ask questionsBosses sometimes expect employees to be psychic, but its best to ask about expectations up front. In todays work world, with more and more workers reporting to multiple bosses, remember that different people might have different preferences. You also might be assigned a particular person, a supervisor or co-worker, to whom questions should be addressed. However, in many offices, no one person holds all the answers or is always available. Therefore, it pays to identify your best sources for questions on different topics. If youre on a team where each persons tasks are similar, you may have lots of people to choose from. Other information sources could include IT specialists for computer matters, mailroom clerks for shipping instructions and human resources personnel for protocol questions. Let everyone know youre the new kid on the block, and ask them to take the lead and guide you.Be sure the time is rightIn a really busy office, you might begin to feel like your constant questions are becoming annoying. Pay attention to what others are up to before you interrupt with a question. Consider their body language and tone of voice. Does your co-worker or boss appear harried or in the middle of something? If yes, can the question wait? Can you drop that task and work on another until a more convenient time? Consider going to another source or accumulating multiple questions so you only have to bother the person once. Ask for a convenient time to set up an appointment, or email questions so they can be answered easily when convenient.Take notesThis might seem like a no-brainer, but the trick to ramping up at a new job is accessing information when you need it. Make sure your how-to instructions and various lists are well-organized. If your job requires some moving around, its no good to have a helpful Post-it back on your bulletin board. Use a portable notebook or accordion folder with labeled dividers that you can even take home for review.Ask for examplesIf youre not sure how to fill out a form or craft a document, ask for an example you can keep on file. File these samples in your notebook or folder as well.Sign up for classesMany companies offer complimentary courses to help employees get up to speed on a variety of tasks, from software to customer service to specialty skills such as medical coding. Ask your supervisor for a list of available classes, an increasing number of which might be online or on CD-ROM for independent study. Many large firms post class descriptions and schedules on their intranets. Also, check software for tutorials, explore help sections and sift through manuals. Finally, dont forget to take a deep breath. Your new workplace has factored in time for the learning curve. When filling a key spot in a fast-paced environment, you might feel pressured to catch up quickly. But if you do new tasks too fast, youre liable to make mistakes. If youre concerned about taking too long, talk to your supervisor and communicate your appreciation of the importance of getting tasks done correctly.Adjusting to your new job Featured Jobs Contact Lorna at (850) 747-5019 or Email: lbrown@pcnh.com LORNA BROWNEMPLOYMENT SALES SPECIALIST LUSADY TAYLOREMPLOYMENT SALES SPECIALISTContact Lusady at (850) 522-5173 or Email: ltaylor@pcnh.com REPRESENTATIVES will be at the PORT ST. JOE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 am 1 pm EST accepting applications for numerous open positions.We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive bene t package including Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses.EOE/Drug Free WorkplaceEASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB A FUTURE! Earn While You Learn with the On the Job Training Program If you are unemployed you may be eligible for the Workforce Centers OJT program. On the job training gives you hands on experience in a new job and employers, OJT helps you save money! For more informaon call (850) 227-8752 An equal opportunity employer/program. Aux iliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilies. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. JOB NOTICEThe City of Port St. Joe (pop. 3445) is accepting applications for the following position:Utility Service Worker Public Works DepartmentPlease submit an application to The City of Port St. Joe, Attn: Charlotte Pierce, POB 278, Port St. Joe, FL 32457. Applications and a full job description can be found on our website cityofportstjoe.com. If you have any questions, please contact Charlotte Pierce at (850)229-8261. The position will close on October 12, 2012. The entry level salary for a Utility Service Worker will be $12.08 per hr. The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Medical/HealthCaring Peopleand CNAs needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help & personal care for the elderly. Must be flexible. PT leading to FT-positions in the Port St. Joe and Apalachicola areas.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34224571 Text FL24571 to 56654 OtherPersonal Assistant & HandymanFurnished apartment possibly available. Salaries negotiable. Must have references. Call (850) 229-4327 Classified Advertising works hard ... filling the employment needs of area business firms, helping people to meet their prospective employers, helping people buy and sell all kinds of goods and services, and much more! 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