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Title: The star
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Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Publication Date: 03-28-2013
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50 For breaking news, visit www.starfl.com Subscribe to The Star 800-345-8688 For your hometown paper delivered to your home! Real Estate Ad deadline is Thursday 11 a.m. ET Legal ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET Display ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET 227-1278 Classi ed deadline is Monday 5 p.m. ET 747-5020 TABLE OF CONTENTS quote quote id quote name JUMP From Page 6A From page 6A Subscribe to The Star Call 227-1278 For your hometown paper delivered to your home! Opinions 4A Letters to the Editor 5A Sports 10A Society News 2-3B Obituaries 4B Church News 5B Law Enforcement 8B School News 10B Legals 11B Classieds 12-13B Trades & Services 14B I NDEX A Freedom Newspaper Real Estate Advertising Deadline Thursday 11:00 am ET Display Advertising Deadline Friday 11:00 am ET 227-1278 Classified Line-Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm ET 747-5020 xxxx xxxxxxx 1B V ISIT T HE S TAR ONLINE AT WWW STARFL COM XXXXX XXXXXX YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 THE S TAR YEAR 75, NUMBER 24 Thursday, MARCH 28, 2013 Lighthouse relocation inching ahead By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.co m Time and money, Port St. Joe city manager Jim Anderson said, were the two items the city did not have in abundance to relocate the Cape San Blas Lighthouse. City commissioners tried to move the ball forward during a special meeting on Monday, reviewing a scope of services provided by Preble Rish Engineers to act as the citys manager of the relocation project. Commissioners did not approve the scope, asking for more detail on when tasks would be done and when the city would have to pay out for the services. Commissioners are to take up the scope of services again Tuesday during their next regularly-scheduled meeting. Preble Rish, the citys engineers of record, has agreed to manage the project at no charge but the scope of services maps out roughly $49,000 worth of subcontracting work primarily design and site soil testing that the city must fund. Funds, at this time, are not plentiful. A fundraising campaign by the St. Joseph Historical Society has brought in roughly $39,000, with $20,000 coming from the Florida Lighthouse Association. The rest of the money has come through private donations and purchases of commemorative items such as Christmas ornament and poster urging Save the Cape San Blas Lighthouse. Commissioners have pledged not to spend taxpayer dollars on the effort and while there is a fullcourt press to apply for grants and other funding Just about anything we can go for, Anderson said the city has thus far banked only what the Historical Society has raised. We have all committed (to not spending city tax dollars), said Commissioner Rex Buzzett. The scope of services provided by Preble Rish also has little to do with the actual relocation. Some details of the scope are unknown, in fact, until a site is selected and a mode of moving the lighthouse and ancillary buildings has been identi ed. Buzzett said Monday he hoped TIM CROFT | The Star The federal government moved the keepers quarters out of harms way late last year. The city is attempting to move forward on relocating the lighthouse and ancillary buildings within the next ve months. See LIGHTHOUSE A10 Health rankings place Gulf at the state median By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.co m Gulf County is right in the middle of new county health rankings released last week by a non-pro t organization. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin, released its fourth annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps tool last week. The study uses traditional established data, much of it available from the Florida Department of Health at www. oridacharts.co m to provide a snapshot of factors which directly or indirectly impact residents overall wellbeing. Those factors include smoking, drinking, obesity, teen pregnancy and socioeconomic factors such as education levels achieved. The study looked at every county in the country. See HEALTH A6 BOCC travel policy simmers during meeting By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.co m The Board of County Commissioners has been looking back to move ahead on a new travel policy for all employees, including commissioners. That did not sit comfortably with the father of a former commissioner. Commissioner Joanna Bryan asked more than a month ago for gures relating to travel by commissioners over the past several years. Before the BOCC at the time of her request was consideration of approval of travel for Commissioner Warren Yeager over the next two years to meetings with organizations such as the Florida Association of Counties, of which Yeager is an of cer, the FAC Small Counties Coalition and the Gulf Coast Consortium. Yeager is also an of cer in the latter two organizations. See BOCC A6 By WES LOCHER 229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .co m After a two-week recess, the county RESTORE Act committee gathered back around the table to welcome its newest member, Minnie Likely, who replaced County Commissioner Warren Yeager, and began the mission of nalizing proposals. The committee met weekly for six months and heard 84 preproposals totaling over $133 million from groups and citizens regarding local projects that they felt worthy of any funds from the BP oil spill settlement. To help in the process County Administrator and Chairman Don Butler made a successful motion to avoid for-pro t projects and focus on those that would have a positive environmental and economic impact. We cant approve everybody. We have to draw the line, said Butler. Unfortunately, everyone cant be number one. Each project was individually revisited and at the end, 73 remained. The group agreed to send out letters to everyone who had submitted. For those still eligible, it was decided they would receive an invitation to propose their project again with a rm cost attached. Some projects were accepted with conditional approval that they pair with a no-for-pro t entity, con rm their 501c3 status, or would be self-sustaining after any RESTORE funds had been depleted. Local RESTORE act committee nalizes pre-proposals See RESTORE A6 City balks at PSJRA move By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .co m Port St. Joe city commissioners are willing to give thought to moving the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency out of the county Welcome Center. First, however,, theyd like to see a little give from the Board of County Commissioners. City commissioners agreed Monday to consider a proposed move of the PSJRA of ces from the Welcome Center to the Local Color building now housing the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce, but only if the county will rework an interlocal agreement, pick up the insurance at the Welcome Center and cover PSJRA moving costs. The county has broached the city about moving the PSJRA out of the Welcome Center as the staff at the Gulf County Tourist Development Council has grown. The TDC and PSJRA share the Welcome Center under a lease agreement from the city, which owns the land on which the Welcome Center sits, to the county. The building itself was moved from St. Joseph Peninsula to the city using TDC funds, and city attorney Tom Gibson noted that the lease agreement indicates the city owns the land and building. The city is amenable to considering the PSJRA move, but only if the BOCC agrees to changes in an interlocal agreement long sought by the city. The interlocal agreement was entered into in 2005 as part of the Development of Regional Impact (DRI) review for WindMark Beach. The provisions of that agreement, Gibson noted, have either been met or dropped in the years since as the bursting of the housing bubble took the wind out of the sails of development at WindMark Beach. The city has for almost a year attempted to have a provision that requires the city to pay a re tax to the county for establishment of a re station at WindMark Beach reworked to re ect the changing dynamics on the ground. Speci cally, the city wants to divide the re tax equal to a fraction of a mill worth roughly $25,000-$30,000 a year depending on property values and building at the development into three equal parts. One part would go to the Highland View Volunteer Fire Department, another to the Beaches Volunteer Fire Department and the nal third would go to the Port St. Joe Fire Department. The reasoning for the change is that those three re departments are the primary units responding to any re at WindMark Beach or along much of the southern end of Gulf County. There is not any reason to build a re station out there until there are a certain number of homes, said Mayor Mel Magidson. That is a no-brainer. Despite proposing the change several TIM CROFT | The Star Port St. Joe commissioners expressed reluctance about moving the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency out of the Welcome Center. See PSJRA A6 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . A4-A5 Letters to the Editor . . . . . . . A5 Outdoors . . . . . . . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . A9 School News . . . . . . . . . . B3 Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . B4 Obituaries . . . . . . . . . . . B4 Classi eds . . . . . . . . . B6-B8

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Local A2 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 719 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach (850) 648-8207 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11AM-CLOSE ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST S ATURDAY & S UNDAY 8:00 A.M. (CST) 719 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK T HURSDAY N IGHT: BARRY HENSON DJ AT T H E TIKI B AR FRIDAY & SATURDAY: HERITAGE BAND & DJ FRIDAY & SATURDAY: HERITAGE BAND & DJ SUNDAY: KARAOKE Star Staff Report The Board of the Coastal Community Association (CCA) of South Gulf County elicited the help of the March Hare to get Easter Baskets donated for the less fortunate children in Gulf County. The CCA sent out an eblast, and locals, snowbirds and even weekend visitors responded with donations of complete baskets, chocolate Easter bunnies, candy and peeps. But not enough to meet the demand so the South Gulf Volunteer Fire Department rushed to the rescue and began collecting donations and making up baskets from the stuffed animals and chocolate Easter bunnies that were brought in as well. The Ladies Golf Association of St Joseph Bay Golf Club decided to take a swing at helping and brought in a bunch of baskets with many club members bringing in donations. The PidgeonRish Sunday School Class at the Methodist Church hopped right in and brought in baskets. Wow, was the Easter Bunny pleased with all the help and sends a great big thank you to all who helped make this basket drive so successful. More than 150 baskets will be delivered to the Gulf County Food Bank for the Easter Bunny. What big hearts Gulf County residents and visitors have! God Bless each and every one. Star Staff Report The annual Junior Service League of Port St. Joe Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 30. The hunt will be held at the Eighth Street Park in Port St. Joe. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, kids will meet and have a photo-op with the Easter Bunny as well as make crafts. All kids ages 10 and younger are welcome to attend; there is no admission charge. And, parents, dont forget to bring your cameras. The Junior Service League is an organization of resident women whose goal is to bene t Gulf County children. The Easter Egg Hunt is just one of many programs the JSL sponsors each year. Every contribution to the Junior Service League is used to promote the welfare and bene t of children with needs in the community. For more information on the Easter Egg Hunt, contact Nicki Skiles at 2275005 or email nickiskiles@yahoo.com. Or contact The Junior Service League at P. O. Box 114, Port St. Joe, FL 32457 or jslpsj@gmail.com. Star Staff Report Goodwill Industries Big Bend Inc. held its annual board meeting and award ceremony last week. The event capped-off a successful year for the nonpro t organization, marked by an increase in people served, individuals placed in jobs, revenue and donations. The true measure of our success is weighed by the impact we have on the life of each person that walks through our doors, our employees and those we serve, said Fred Shelfer, Goodwill Big Bend President and CEO. For more than 100 years, helping people reach their fullest potential through the power of work has been the mission of Goodwill. Earlier this month, the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce awarded Goodwill Industries Big Bend Business of the Year. A standout in this community was Goodwills Port St. Joe store, which had a phenomenal year, boosting its sales revenue by 38 percent. Collecting and selling donations is half of Goodwills business and success, the other half is using the funds to change lives. Goodwill Big Bend operates 21 full retail stores, seven specialty stores, 14 attended donation centers, nine Career Training Centers, 11 apartment complexes and a preschool that offers on-site therapy in 22 counties in north Florida and south Georgia. All of which had a banner year thanks to the generosity of the communities support of donating and shopping with Goodwill. Highlights of 2012 include: 436,334 individuals or businesses made generous donation; 3,958 more than last year 6 percent increase in total sales from 2011. 5,733 individuals received intensive services and case management 23,162 services were provided to those individuals 650 people were placed in jobs in the community Goodwill employs 671 people 46 adults with severe barriers, including disabilities, nancial crises and job displacement were given temporary paid work experience, gaining new skills 31 high school students with disabilities were given paid work experience through the GoodOpps Program, which helps young members of the community build their work readiness skills 303 families with disabilities live in Goodwills 11 apartment complexes 165 children aged 6 weeks to 6 years received early intervention educations service 51 of the children received on-site physical, speech and/or occupational therapy I am quite fortunate to be involved with a devoted and hardworking team of employees and Board of Directors here at Goodwill, Shelfer said. The success weve had over the past several years has enabled us to expand our services throughout the Big Bend area. Goodwill Industries-Big Bend Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonpro t; Goodwills mission is to provide job training, education, and employment to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, helping them reach their fullest potential in supporting themselves and their families. Goodwill also provides barrier-free apartment complexes in which people with disabilities can live independently. Easter Bunny receives help in South Gulf County JSL holds Easter Egg Hunt SPECIAL TO THE STAR Goodwill of the Big Bend celebrates year of achievement The true measure of our success is weighed by the impact we have on the life of each person that walks through our doors, our employees and those we serve. Fred Shelfer Goodwill Big Bend President and CEO

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Local The Star| A3 Thursday, March 28, 2013 By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.co m Commissioner Bill Kennedy said his skin lacked the requisite toughness. Commissioner Bo Patterson said his skin was so tough it could be fried. During a special meeting of the Port St. Joe City Commission on Monday, Kennedy declared that one term as a commissioner was enough and Patterson hoped voters would give him two more years. With candidate qualifying starting on Wednesday, the two commissioners declared their intent to stay or go in the coming election season. Kennedy said it would not be healthy to run for a second term, saying he would not stand for re-election to the Group I seat. I want to announce I will not be seeking another term, Kennedy said. I dont like con ict. I dont like some of the things that are going on in the city. It is not healthy for me to continue. Kennedy did not elaborate on speci cs, but said that he had believed his work career had provided a suf ciently thick skin. However, he said that was not the case within the role of commissioner. Kennedy added that he was a champion of public service and his intention remained to be engaged in his community, just not in an elected a capacity. I think community service is huge and I will continue to do that, Kennedy said, adding that he would be available for consult for the Commission or individual commissioners. But, he said, two years in of ce was enough to indicate he was not cut out for the roll. I think youve done a great job for the city, said Commissioner Rex Buzzett, echoing the words of other commissioners who wondered if Kennedy might be open to rethinking his position. Patterson said, My skin is so thick you could fry it while announcing he would stand for re-election to the Group II seat. I have enjoyed the last two years and I look forward, hopefully, to two more years, Patterson said. Mayor Mel Magidson announced earlier this month that he would be seeking re-election to the remaining seat in play this year, that of Mayor/Commissioner. The voter registration book for the May 14 election closes at 5 p.m. ET on April 15. This is for new voter registration or party changes, though party afliation has no bearing on this city-wide election. The last day to request an absentee ballot is 5 p.m. ET on May 8. Early voting will begin May 4 and continue through May 11 at the Supervisor of Elections Of ce on Long Avenue in Port St. Joe. Early voting will take place 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. ET on each day, including Saturdays, exclusive of Sundays. There will be no early voting on Sunday, May 5. Sunday, March 31 st Luncheon Buet served from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm Reservations Encouraged (850) 227-7900 602 Monument Avenue Highway 98 on St. Joe Bay Port St. Joe, Florida T hank you to all our Partners, Sponsors, Contributors, and Frie nds. We sincerely appreciate your efforts to support Faith Christian School as we strive to provide the best Christian education possible. Friends: Alines Beauty Salon Amelia Davis Bay Wash Beachcombers III Cheryl Johnson Debbie Burch Gloria Thompson We are genuinely grateful for all of your donations and support for our annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction. Gracie OMalley Pub & Eatery Joe Mamas Killer Seafood Marlene Sewell Mary Lou Cumbie Mason Dixon Mole Hole Sponsors: 98 Real Estate Group Anitra Mayhann Photography Appraisal Group of North Florida Artemis Gallery Black Tie Formal Wear Bo Knows Pest Control Burger King Boyd & Paula Pickett Centennial Bank Chick-l-a Dalys Dock & Dive Center Davey Bonar Dr. Frank D. May Dr. James D. Campbell Durens Piggly Wiggly Fish House Restaurant First Baptist Church Hannon Insurance Hungry Howies Je Wood, Advocare Jumpin Goat Coee, Charlie Britt Maharajas Contributors: A Design by Dorann Ace Hardware Apalachicola Blue Water Outriggers Bow Wow Beach Shop Cape Trading Post Capital City Bank Casey Sanchez Catheys Ace Hardware Cindy Fernandez Dockside Cafe Dr. John Buttram Dusty Alford iFix Computers Eli Prine Emerald Coast Dance Academy F & B Builders, Inc. Farnsley & Johnson Gulf Co. Chiropractic Happy Ours Kayak & Bike Outpost Josephs Cottage Judi Rihehart Lyndsey Street, Coopers Cut & Style Mary Ann Conroy, Gourmet Chef Now Matthew White Mr. Eds Buy Sell Trade No Name Cafe One Way Fitness Center PSJ Marina Gift Shop Regina Washabaugh Salon Lux Scallop Cove Spa Pur St. Joe Nursery St. Josephs Bay Country Club Stephanie Bareld The Artery Studio Walter Green WonderWorks Sonya Linton Sunset Coastal Grill The Nail Place The Patricks Triple Tails Seafood Waterworx Carwash Provisions Restaurant Punkin White Robert Whittle Ronnie Bs Steak & Seafood Sassy Nails Sisters Restaurant Smileys Auto Detailing McDonalds Mize Plumbing Parker Realty Persnickety St. Joe Jumpin Beanz The Fuss Boutique Woods Fisheries Partners: Long Avenue Baptist Church Ace Hardware Port St. Joe Big Fish Construction Ronald & Lisa Pickett Game On Hunting & Fishing Adventures Mel Magidson, Attorney at Law Burke & Co. Coastal Joe Vacation Rentals Charles Costin, Attorney at Law Gulf Coast Real Estate Group Bayside Florist & Gifts Coastal Realty Group Preble-Rish Seahorse Water Safaris Boardwalk Realty St. Joe Gas Port Inn High Cotton Aairs Mainstay Suites ARE YOU BEING SEEN? ARE YOU BEING SEEN? ARE YOU BEING SEEN? ADVERTISING WORKS! PRINT AND D IGITAL PACKAGES Starting at $ 234 per month Starting at $ 199 per month TO SCHEDULE A MEDIA C ON S UL T A T ION T O FI T YOUR BU S INE SS C ALL TODA Y (Pd.Pol.Ad.) MEXICO BEACH OLD FLORIDA PRESERVED LETS KEEP IT THAT WAY Over the past three years that I have served on the City Council, I made decisions based on FACTS and not RUMORS and what the majority of the citizens wanted. If re-elected, I plan to continue serving Mexico Beach citizens under the same premises. You can help by voting for me on April 16th. To learn more about me, visit my website at www.lannyhowell.weebly.com or feel free to give me a call at 850-991-0042. Political advertisement paid for and approved by Lanny Howell, for City Council Group 2 Kennedy out, Patterson in for PSJ election campaign

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Recently, my aunt sent me a picture of a pretty lady that was obviously taken a long time ago. It was one of those You wont believe who this is, or Guess who this is kinds of messages. I didnt know. I could only tell the picture was taken a long time ago. The lady looked like she was a movie star and she didnt look like she had enough clothes on for the time period. She was wearing some sort of polka dotted two-piece thing. Times have changed, people wear next to nothing on television and sometimes they wear nothing. The message noted that the beautiful lady in the black & white photograph was Frances Bavier. If you dont know who that is shame on you. Frances Bavier was Aunt Bee on The Andy Grif th Show. Tracing down the picture and nding it out it was a hoax, the lady in the picture was actually Gloria DeHaven. She was a beautiful lady and famous for her work in the theatre, movies and television. Later in her career, she made guest appearances on The Love Boat Murder She Wrote and Marcus Welby, M.D. If she was on The Love Boat she had to be a big deal, but she was not Aunt Bee. The picture of Gloria DeHaven was from a publicity shoot she was doing for a movie in 1949. Do you know how old Aunt Bee was in 1949? She was 47. Times have changed, but the body in the picture didnt belong to a 47-yearold woman. Frances Bavier/Aunt Bee was born in 1902 and passed away eight days before her 87th birthday in 1989. Regardless of the time, we dont need Aunt Bee pictures in polka dotted bathing suits with her leg stretched out like a hot wheels track. We simply need her to be Aunt Bee. We all have our favorite episodes of The Andy Grif th Show featuring Aunt Bee, none of which had anything to do with her looking like a pin up model on the wall of an army barracks. My personal favorites are the episodes involving Aunt Bees Pickles (that smelled like kerosene), her falling for the good-fornothing traveling salesman (who was Uncle Joe on Petticoat Junction) and the one where she gets all liquored up drinking the 170-proof miracle elixir of a snake oil selling medicine man. Enough is enough Aunt Bee was what she was and it was good enough to be the best in my opinion. She (Frances Bavier) has been dead for almost 25 years. I cant eat a pickle without thinking about her, thats the way I want it. The life of Frances Bavier, whats known about it, is actually very interesting. Aunt Bee/Ms. Bavier was from New York City and went to school at Columbia University to be a school teacher. That does seem tting. She would have been at Columbia from around 1920 to 1924. If youre a baseball fan, you know the name of Lou Gehrig, one of the greatest baseball players ever. Gehrig was actually playing baseball for Columbia during that same time frame (1922-23). I wonder if Aunt Bee watched Columbia Lou play? As most folks know, Lou Gehrig died too young at age 37 due to ALS, a disorder now commonly known as Lou Gehrigs disease. Before being disabled by the fatal neuromuscular disease, Gehrig set a record of playing in 2,130 consecutive games for the New York Yankees. It wasnt until 56 years later in 1995 that Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles would nally break the record. Aunt Bee, who was born in New York City and made famous by the ctitious town of Mayberry, North Carolina and The Andy Grif th Show spent her last years in Siler City, North Carolina. Youve probably heard the citys name on the show; she just fell in love with the town and decided to retire there. Her house was about 9,000 square feet; she lived alone. She was never married. It doesnt matter. Leon Was Our Test Pilot She aint Aunt Bee We didnt have cruise control on that old 1951 Chevrolet that served as our Family Car in my formative years. You pretty much had to keep your foot on the gas pedal all the way to town. It did have power steering... it took near bout all the power you could muster to turn that big wheel! It was air conditioned in the winter time. In August your tee shirt was stuck to your back before you made the big curve in front of Raymond Whites service station. Thank goodness it didnt have seat belts! Do you have any idea what Leon would have done to us with all those straps hanging at his disposal.. It was equipped with an Entertainment Center that GM could only wish for today. Wed play I Spy until Leon spied something black and when you said the black on the dashboard he changed it to the black behind the dome light. When you said dome light he changed it to the black letters on the First Baptist Church sign which was clearly outside the car and thereby outside the rules. Thats when the cab of that old car became a wrestling ring! We had roller derbies inside that thing. We chased rabbits, real and imaginary. Football championships were won and lost daily. Leon put an Indian burn on my left wrist once that lasted from Huntingdon all the way to Pulaski! It was the rst automobile I ever saw that was equipped with a back up camera. When Leon was learning to drive and he would back up dangerously close to the porch steps, hed make me run back there and let him know exactly how much room he had left. Hed be trying to parallel park in front of Bailey Moore Wrinkles Hardware Id have to jump out and see if he could get in without clipping Mr. Ed Wileys Buick. That old car also had keyless entry. Anybody could get in it at anytime. No waiting or looking for lost or misplaced keys. The doors were never locked. And the key was never taken out of the ignition. This was the case if we were parked in the back yard, downtown in front of Tri County Electric or off visiting grandparents. I wonder how that would work today. Leon had his moments. David Mark and I were way too young to drive this car. No matter how far forward we leaned and stretched, our little legs couldnt reach the pedals. Sometimes Leons agile mind worked for you. He tied two inch blocks of wood to the pedals so we could drive around in the back yard. I never did get to taker in to town but I cruised by the clothes line and left the cedar tree eating my dust. I dont reckon that old 51 Chevy would ever be considered a classic. It would de nitely be on the boxy side by todays aerodynamic design. And it weighed a ton. I know that sun roofs are cool, as are tinted windows and heated seats. You can get vehicles today with two wheel, four wheel and all wheel drive. You can plug your dishwasher into anyone of six handy power outlets within easy reach But when Leon rolled that old Chevy down the embankment out where they were constructing the new highway 22 I wouldnt have traded the strength and build of that automobile for any fancy computers rigged, fuel injected, sleek model on the current market. There were eight people in the car. It rolled over three times. Everyone walked away. As a matter of fact, Leon, with a cut above his eye, got the worst of it. Leave it to him to add the last touch to a wonderful tangible product of our great childhood. I learned to drive on a 1960 Chevrolet. If you can believe this, it was even longer, wider and heavier than the one Leon destroyed! I tried so hard to be extra careful with it. I didnt worry about backup cameras; if I could see anything behind me... I didnt pull in! I would park it only where there were acres on either side. I dont know about handling and style, but I guarantee you it would out run a late freight when you got her wound up. That thing took to the open road like your Aunt Hattie Mays honey bees gathered to the wild blackberry blossoms. It didnt have any cup holders. But that turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Wed keep our cokes on the tray provided by Franks Dairy Bar. Charlotte would have to lean in close to get hers. It was a little embarrassing at rst but I quickly got used to it. A modern day elaborate console between bucket seats would have been a de nite drawback! It, thank the good Lord in Heaven, did not have GPS either! You with me here? Charlotte and I turned down some roads that it wasnt anybodys business where we were. We didnt need some giant eye in the sky spying on us! Just think what would have happened if some machine had turned our location in to her daddy? Listen, Dwayne Melton was bigger than John Wayne and rougher than a stucco bathtub! Had he found us out on the Hinkledale Road, you wouldnt be reading this epistle today! Daddy traded that Chevy in for a newer Buick that actually did have air condition. He thought it was a giant step forward. Im not sure though. Its hard to measure when you start trading comfort... for memories. RESPECTFULLY, KES HUNKER DOWN Kesley Colbert 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 CRANKS MY TRACTOR BN Heard OPINION www.starfl.com Thursday, March 28, 2013 A Page 4 Section Not Aunt Bee. Aunt Bee See CRANKS A5 By Brandon Todd This is a follow up to I didnt know I had a Big Brother? article from last weeks edition of The Star. A couple of years ago I stumbled across a very interesting TIME magazine. This particular magazine had a very interesting, and somewhat controversial cover. On it was a man with a plug on the back of his neck with a green light, and a cable that ran from it in a robotic fashion. The cover was further explained in the main story of the magazine which was about a theory known as Singularity. This theory suggests that around 2045, human beings will become one with machine and greater-than-human super intelligence will be achieved through technological means. These superintelligent entities will dominate and merge with humanity until the differences between man and machine are indistinguishable. The concept of Singularity has been addressed in many sciencection novels by authors like Phillip K. Dick, and even in sciencection lms such as The Terminator series and The Matrix trilogy. According to Arthur C. Clarke, a famous sciencection author, sciencection is a precursor to sciencefact. A lot of things that were written in the past as sciencection, have manifested today and become science-fact. It could be said that the ctional Matrix and Terminators will eventually become realities. Cybernetic assassins and a computer program that imitates reality and enslaves human beings are sciencection concepts. But if Arthur C. Clarke was right in what he said, then the things from sciencection movies could become science-fact far in the future. With the Technological Revolution, the limits of human potential are limitless. This is either a very good thing or it is a very dangerous thing. The computer could be our savior, but it could also be our downfall. If the Singularity Theory is a certainty, then humanity will inevitably be enslaved, and possibly destroyed, by its own creation. Singularity is not a far-fetched concept; it is a very real and plausible theory. It is a theory that tries to explain the future of life on earth now that technology is so prominent. Humanity has gone through the Agricultural Revolution, the Scienti c Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Internet Revolution, and we are now at the beginning of the Technology Revolution. The advancement of human intelligence will eventually give birth to Arti cial Intelligence. Arti cial Intelligence will ultimately, according to Singularity, surpass and render human intelligence obsolete. My fear is that when Arti cial Intelligence is achieved and machines can think for themselves, they will view humanity as a threat and destroy us. Potentially, as in ctional lms like The Matrix and The Terminator, machines could wipe humanity out and be the cause of our extinction. According to Singularity, it is only a matter of time until the man becomes the machine, and the machine becomes the man. The conclusion of the TIME magazine article ominously reads: Maybe the arti cial intelligences will help us treat the effects of old age and prolong our life spans inde nitely. Maybe well scan our consciousnesses into computers and live inside them as software, forever, virtually. Maybe the computers will turn on humanity and annihilate us. The one thing all these theories have in common is the transformation of our species into something that is no longer recognizable This transformation has a name: the Singularity. The dif cult thing to keep sight of when youre talking about the Singularity is that even though it sounds like science ction, it isnt, no more than a weather forecast is science ction its a serious hypothesis about the future of life on Earth. Theres an intellectual gag re ex that kicks in anytime you try to swallow an Beware of Singularity See BEWARE A5

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E x peri en ce the Resurrection SUNRI S E SERVICE ON MEXICO BEACH First Baptist C hurch of Mexico Beach I nvites You to Join with U s GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE Friday, March 29th 12:00 P.M. C ST PLACE: Sea Street Ramp D A T E : Sunday, March 31 st 2013 TI ME : 6:00 A.M. CS T B R ING: Chair & B lanket A ll are invited to continue the C elebration with Free Breakfast at the C hurch following the Service. 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 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 www.starfl.com Thursday, March 28, 2013 A Page 5 Section Aunt Bee had suffered a couple of heart attacks and fought cancer. They say most of her time was spent in a large back room of the house that had only a bed, a desk, a television and a small end table. She rarely left her home. In addition to being a recluse, one would imagine she was somewhat frugal. After she died, the folks who went in her home were surprised to see the way she was living. Noting that she lived alone is not necessarily true; 14 cats inhabited the house with her toward the end of her life. Folks say the smell was close to unbearable because she literally gave them (the cats) the basement bathtub as a litter box. The condition of her house was not good; the plaster was peeling, the carpets were badly frayed and the upholstery was worn out. There was a 1966 Studebaker (she was very fond of) in the garage with four at tires. She was an older lady, in poor health; I understand. I dont need the bathing suit picture and the fact that her house was not what you would expect from Aunt Bee, just doesnt matter. The pickles matter. Ernest T. Bass and Aunt Bee didnt along very well in real life. As a matter fact, they say not many people got along well with Aunt Bee. As most folks know, Ernest T. Bass or Howard Morris (his real name) actually was a director for a number of episodes of the show. On one occasion, Mr. Morris was moving folks around on the set of the show and asked/told Ms. Bavier, Frances? Id like you to move over here. Aunt Bee went a little crazy and started ranting, Nobody will `move me! I am not a sofa! I am not a dining room table! How dare you? They say Mr. Morris/ Earnest T. Bass wanted to hit her; Im glad a rock wasnt around. You know how Earnest T. Bass liked throwing rocks and breaking things. Again, I dont need the bathing suit picture to be real and the peeling plaster, stinky cats and ghting with Earnest T. Bass dont really matter. The pickles matter. The Aunt Bee I will continue to see on reruns taking care of Andy and Opie, making bad pickles and playing the piano under the in uence of hard miracle elixir those things matter. Let all of us just love her as we know her. Read more stories at www.CranksMyTractor.com. CRANKS from page A4 By Jason Alderman Im a big believer in having the appropriate amount of insurance, especially when it comes to your health and personal liability. But if money is tight and you want to get the most bang for your buck, there are a few types of insurance you can probably do without or that may duplicate coverage you already have elsewhere: Extended warranties When you buy a car, appliance or electronic device, the salesclerk usually will try to sell you an extended warranty. These policies often duplicate coverage already provided in the manufacturers warranty. Plus, many credit cards provide an additional warranty on items purchased with the card. Smartphone insurance After shelling out big bucks for a smartphone, you might be tempted to buy replacement insurance. Just be aware that youll probably pay a hefty deductible and likely receive a refurbished phone, possibly not even the same model. My advice: Keep your old phone to reactivate in case you drop or lose the new one. Flight accident insurance The risk of dying in a plane crash is miniscule and already covered by regular life insurance. Also check your credit card cardholder agreement, since many cover such accidents for tickets purchased with their card. Child life insurance Life insurance is intended to provide economic protection for a persons dependents, so unless your children are movie stars supporting you, this coverage is probably unnecessary. You can better protect their future by stowing those monthly premiums in an emergency savings account or buying additional term life insurance for yourself. Pet insurance With veterinary treatments now rivaling human medicine (organ transplants, chemotherapy, etc.), you could easily spend a small fortune keeping Fido alive. Before buying pet insurance, however, compare plan features carefully and weigh the expense youd pay out over your pets lifetime. For example, monthly premiums increase with your pets age, deductibles and copayments are typically higher than for human coverage and there are usually predetermined per-year and per-condition caps. Plus, preexisting and hereditary conditions usually are not covered. Rental car insurance In most cases, the optional insurance offered by car rental agencies duplicates existing coverage you already have. However, before automatically rejecting agency coverage, ask your insurance company and credit card issuer whether you are fully covered for rental cars. A few considerations: Coverage through your auto policy often expires after 30 days or less of renting the car. Sports cars, luxury models, SUVs and trucks are often excluded. Travel outside service areas typically is forbidden especially across foreign borders or in rough terrain. If you don't carry comprehensive and collision coverage on your own car, your insurance may not cover a rental. Also, ask whether such coverage is limited to your own car's value, since most rentals are new. Ask what happens if you violate rental agreement terms (e.g., driving recklessly or allowing unauthorized drivers). Speci ed disease insurance Some people take out supplemental health and life insurance against specific conditions such as cancer, heart disease or stroke. Before buying, make sure you have adequate major medical insurance, which already covers such conditions. And carefully review the policy for restrictions. For example, many cancer insurance policies wont pay for outpatient care or cover skin cancer, and impose fixeddollar limits on specific procedures. When it comes to your budget and your familys security it pays to know which insurance is essential and which you can probably skip. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 17, 2013, go to www. practicalmoneyskills. com/summit201 3 JASON ALDERMAN Insurance you can probably do without idea that involves superintelligent immortal cyborgs, but suppress it if you can, because while the Singularity appears to be, on the face of it, preposterous, its an idea that rewards sober, careful evaluation. The ful llment of Singularity will mark the end of humankind. We will no longer be human; we will ourselves be machines. Henry David Thoreau wrote in his famous work Walden: men have become the tools of their tools. He wasnt writing of Singularity of course, but that quote alone has great relativity to the theory and explains it quite well. Singularity is upon us. Brandon Todd lives in Howard Creek. BEWARE from page A4

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Local A6 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 8:00am to 4:00pm 8:00am to 4:00pm Animal Hospital of Port St. Joe 24-Hour Emergency Service For Our Current Clients Quality Internal Medicine Soft Tissue/Orthopedic Surgery Dentistry Clean and Spacious Facility Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 8:00 AM 5:30 PM 300 Long Ave PSJ, FL 32456 850-229-6009 The rankings show us there are a lot of factors that impact good health, said Sarah Hinds, public information of cer for the Gulf County Health Department. We are committed to working with our stakeholders to address all factors related to good health and this provides us with another tool. These rankings give us a picture of where we have been and where we need to go moving forward. Gulf County landed nearly in the middle of the states 67 counties, ranked 34. In fact, Franklin, Gulf and Bay counties were ranked 33, 34 and 35, respectively. Gulf County found itself on the wrong side of the state average in several key categories. Of the countys residents, 21 percent were considered in poor or fair health; statewide the percentage was 16 percent. Twenty-nine percent of adults are smokers compared to 19 percent statewide. Thirty percent of adults are obese compared to 26 percent statewide and 19 percent of adults drink excessively compared to 16 percent statewide. According to the data at www. orida charts.co m the county lands in the least favorable quartile when it comes to adults consuming the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables and the percentage of adults who are overweight. The percentage of adults not undertaking the recommended daily physical activity was 28 percent in Gulf County compared to 24 percent statewide. Again, the county was in the lowest quartile for adults who meet vigorous physical activity recommendations and the third quartile for adults who engage in no leisure time physical activities, though the percentage of adults considered obese puts the county in the highest quartile in the state. The number of high school graduates in the county is above the state number (78-71 percent) but those adults with some college number 31 percent compared to 59 percent statewide. Gulf County lands in the secondlowest quartile on www. oridacharts. co m for the percentage of adults 25 or older without a high school diploma or equivalency. Twenty-eight percent of the countys children live in poverty compared to 25 percent statewide and the percentage of children living in singleparent households was much higher than the state, 43-37 percent. The county also ranks low in adequate social support, with 26 percent of the population experiencing inadequate support under the rankings compared to 22 percent statewide. That is born out on www. orida charts.co m as the county is in the lowest quartile in the state in such factors as the percentage of adults without health insurance (71 percent of residents have insurance compared to 83 percent statewide) and the percentage of adults who have seen a dentist or received a u shot in the past year. The percentage of fast food restaurants is well above the state, 53-44 percent. The percentage of babies born in the county with a low birth weight (8.5 percent) is slightly below the statewide percentage of 8.7 percent. The national benchmark, however, is 6 percent. Teen pregnancy in the county was also above the state number, as was the case in many rural counties. For every 1,000 female teenagers aged 15-19, Gulf County had 44 births. Statewide the number was 40. The county also saw a higher motor vehicle crash death rate than the state, but was well below the state in the number of sexually transmitted infections. The countys violent crime rate, as would be expected in a small rural county, was far below the state rate. On the other side of the coin, as would be expected in a small county with an older median age the countys rates for hospitalizations due to heart disease or stroke, adults who have had their blood cholesterol checked in the past ve years, lung cancer and death related to breast cancer put the county in the states lowest quartile. But the countys incidence of death to due to heart failure, diagnosed hypertension, diagnosed high blood pressure or diabetes, death due to melanoma, rate of melanoma, adults currently with asthma and cervical cancer death rates put the county in the highest quartile in the state. Community health is a community challenge, said Marsha Lindeman, administrator of the Gulf County Health Department. While (this) report presents county level rankings, we realize that promoting optimal health involves a broad spectrum of partners in government, education, business and civic organizations that are not necessarily limited geographically. HEALTH from page A1 Those who were eliminated from the list would be informed of changes that needed to be made if applicants still wanted to remain under consideration. Some projects in both categories may be eligible for state funding, and those options would be explored or suggested in the letters. There was frustration within the committee about the lack of information regarding how much money might be available to Gulf County which made any of the committees plans uncertain at best. We need to know what we can and cant do, stated Dewey Blaylock, who represents environmental issues on the committee. We dont know what the rules are yet, responded Butler. It could take a week, a year, or ve years to nd out. Even though no updates had been received on the settlement in some time the members remained determined to be prepared and have a plan in place. At the close of the meeting Steven Webster, CEO for Biodiesel Consulting, made a public comment to inform the group of a meeting hed attended at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Tallahassee the week prior. Based on discussions from the DEP meeting, Webster shared that at present, $9 million dollars from a settlement would go to the National Resource Damage Assessment and $6 million would cover the entirety of the RESTORE act. Webster mentioned the owner of the oil rig that contaminated the waters, Transocean, already had seven gures worth of funds available to help rebuild the Gulf. Money would only be rewarded to those who had restoration projects approved with the State Treasury. Webster also commended the group for their organized and strategic plans. Youre ahead of curve, he told the committee. The statuses of all projects were reported to the County Commission at Tuesdays meeting. The committee agreed to suspend further meetings, gathering only to evaluate additional pre-proposals that meet the criteria until the Treasury has laid out the rules for the funds Gulf County might receive and how they might be spent. RESTORE from page A1 At the time, Bryan said she would like to look at the cost of travel over the past two years, including that of former commissioner Bill Williams, who Bryan noted did a lions share of the travel in response to work on the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Yeager, Bryan said, was assuming much of the responsibilities Williams had held and Bryan asked to take a look at the whole picture of county travel. The requesting of Williams records was questioned during Tuesdays regular bimonthly meeting by his father, Bill Williams, Jr. Williams was at the podium to discuss drainage and mosquito issues in Overstreet when he began to talk about the need for commissioners to set aside speci c meeting time to rebut attacks from the community, naming Jim Garth, Tom Semmes and the political action committee Citizens Improving Gulf County. There is a morality problem going on that is harmful, Williams said. You have the right to defend yourself. Bryan asked whether the meeting was the appropriate setting to attack citizens when Williams questioned her about her requests for records concerning his sons travel. I will look at any information on any issue relating to spending, Bryan said. That was all the request for numbers was about. It has nothing to do with your son. It is about investment of dollars that belong to the people of the county and the best use of those dollars. Your son was doing a lot of the travel. We need to see the investment we are making is bringing a bang. Williams continued his probe until he was nally cut off by Commission chair Tan Smiley, who said being a politician meant you were fair game for attacks and that a tough skin was necessary for the job, while praising Bill Williams for his work as a commissioner. The issue came up later in the meeting when Port St. Joe resident Bill Koran took the podium. Koran said the issue was not so much the travel, which he acknowledged as a necessary part of the job. But he said the county spent more than $200,000 in travel in 2011 and that commissioners should weigh the cost of travel, room nights, meals, etc. against the perception of citizens making, on average, $18,000 a year. This issue is very important, Koran said. A lot of the travel is justi ed. But should it cost more than the school board pays for travel, what a state employee is paid for travel? People are looking for accountability and responsibility in government. When you travel make it worth it. Koran said he had yet to see a cost/bene t analysis that demonstrated certain trips with several county employees traveling such as last weeks National Association of Counties meeting in Washington, D.C. brought tangible bene t to the county. Commissioner Warren Yeager agreed in substance. We need to be doing it as ef ciently as possible, he said. We need to nd the most ef cient way. We need to gure out if we are getting the bang for a buck. Commissioner Ward McDaniel said the travel issue was simple. Weve got two choices, McDaniel said. We can select where to put the headstone of the county or we need to go. Youve got to go to (federal and state elected of cials). Government moves slow. Issues such as CBRA and FEMA funding require that county of cials meet face-to-face with their legislative delegations, he added. If you think you can sit here and not go to those meetings and still get things done for the county, I have some swamp land I could sell you, said resident Pat Hardman. You need to bring home the bacon. You need to be at the meetings. As a result of a Bryans inquiries the BOCC has launched a review and rewrite of the county travel policy. The updated policy was in the consent agenda for Tuesdays meeting, but Bryan asked that commissioners table it for full review and consideration before moving ahead. The policy will be taken up at the next regular meeting. County attorney Jeremy Novak said the intent of the update was to visit some issues and problems that have surfaced with travel in the past several years and provide a more robust policy. This is a big issue for our constituency, Bryan said. I dont feel comfortable approving a policy I havent had time to properly review. Only Commissioner Carmen McLemore dissented on the motion to table the policy. BOCC from page A1 times during joint meetings, the city has yet to secure county sign-off on the change to an agreement that has long been a source of tension between the city and county. And, Magidson noted, the amended interlocal agreement lets the county off the hook for $600,000 to be spent as the countys share of a proposed new recreational complex. Yet, still, the BOCC was holding out on the re tax changes. We keep hearing about the county wanting to have better relationships with the city, and we are trying our best do that and I feel like we are just spinning our wheels, Magidson said. The county also wants the city to agree to charge utility consumers the same rate, whether inside or outside the city limits, a practice the city embraced more than two years ago. Lacking any give from the county, city commissioners wondered during a special meeting Monday why the city should consider moving the PSJRA. I dont know why we are discussing moving out, said Commissioner Phil McCroan. We have a contract. We own the property the house is on. Commissioner Rex Buzzett said the city has a valid lease for 10 years under which the PSJRA must be provided working space in the Welcome Center. Unless the county was willing to pick up the moving costs at least $800 and pick up the insurance on the building which is now paid by the city, commissioners had no real incentive to agree to the move. There is no reason for us to move and it cost our agency money, Buzzett said. Gail Alsobrook director of the PSJRA, said that estimates showed that the monthly operational costs would not change with the new location; the only new expenses would be that associated with the move. Commissioners unanimously approved a motion from Buzzett that would leave the PSJRA in place until the county agreed to cover the moving costs, pick up the Welcome Center insurance and amend the interlocal agreement language on the re tax. PSJRA from page A1 THE PORT ST. 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Local The Star| A7 Thursday, March 28, 2013 Chef/Owner Antonio Perez is happy to announce the addition of three new members to his Team Provisions staff! As General Manager, Melissa McNeill-Hudson has made Customer Service and Satisfaction the teams number one goal. Lennon Thiel, a lifelong resident has provided friendly and professional service to this area for over fteen years. Also joining the team is Chef Josh Kattell. From his beginnings in Gainesville, Florida he brings ten years of experience providing quality cuisine to clientele. Melissa, Lennon and Josh personally invite you to join them for an unforgettable dining experience. 222 Reid Avenue Downtown Port Saint Joe | 850.229.9200 Provisions Restaurant and Catering will soon be celebrating their eighth anniversary of business in Port St. Joe! Whether youre a first-time customer or a regular, Provisions appreciates your business and encourages you to stop by and enjoy! Real Estate Picks Our local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast SELL YOUR LI S TING S HERE! Only $35 per week per listing Minimum 2 ads per week or 1 ad for 2 weeks Contact Joel or Kari for details: (850)814-7377 or (850)227-7847 SOLD MLS 248590 $245,000 Gulf Front FEMA Lot Your chance to own a gulf front lot in an area of new, larger homes off CR-30A. Large building area for a single family home and private pool. Eligible for desirable FEMA from the road by natural vegetation. Paula Kroll www.coastalrealtyinfo.com Applying weed killers to your lawn This is the time of year when many homeowners try to get the edge on lawn weeds by applying herbicides. I will give you some tips on how to apply these materials effectively, so the job gets done safely, so the lawn grass isnt killed along with the weeds. My information was provided by Turf Grass Specialist, Dr. Bryan Unruh of the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. One important thing to remember is that the word Herbicide means plant killer, not weed killer. If you use these materials improperly you can do as much damage to your lawn as you do to your weeds. Weed control materials available for use by the homeowner come in two forms: Liquids and wettable powders which are diluted in water and sprayed on the lawn and fertilizer herbicide combinations which are applied with a fertilizer spreader. The fertilizerherbicide combinations usually have preemergence materials for controlling annual weeds only. But if you have the right kind of lawn and the right weed problem, theyre convenient to use. The liquids and wettable powders work in most situations so theyre probably more common. You can apply these materials with a garden hose spray attachment or a pump-up pressure sprayer. Both have advantages and disadvantages. The biggest problem with the garden hose attachment is usually the dilution ratio. For the herbicide to work properly, you need to apply the right amount directly on the weeds if its a post-emergence material or in the rst inch or so of soil where the new seeds are germinating, if its a preemergence material. If your garden hose attachment puts out too much water with herbicide mixture, youll be washing the postemergence material off the weeds as fast as you spray it on. You might put out so much water that the pre-emergence herbicide is carried several inches down in the soil well below the weed seeds its supposed to keep from growing. Some attachment mix as many as sixty parts of water with each part of spray material some will mix as few as fteen parts of water with ach part of herbicide. Youll have better results with the lower fteen-to-one dilution ratio. The label on the sprayer should tell you what the dilution ratio is. The advantages in using a hose on attachment are that it will enable you to spray the material out at a fairly uniform rate and it will produce large droplets which dont drift around in the wind. The pressure sprayer gives you a very low dilution ration but it can spray such a ne mist that even the slightest air current will carry the herbicide into tender ornamentals where it might cause trouble. Also, with the pump-up sprayer its hard to keep constant pressure and this makes it hard to apply the herbicide uniformly. No matter what kind of sprayer you use, be sure to measure off small areas of your lawn so you can be sure each area receives only the amount of herbicide recommended on the package label. Its best not to water the lawn immediately after applying herbicides. You can wash the materials off the weeds and into the root zones of nearby ornamentals. Check the herbicide label to be sure the material is safe on your lawn and effective against the weeds youre trying to control. Follow all label directions. Finally, remember that a serious weed problem is usually a sign that something else is wrong with the lawn. The best way to control weeds is to keep your lawn as healthy as possible all year long. For more information on weed killers call the Gulf County Extension Service @ 639-3200 or visit our website: http://gulf.ifas. u .ed u or www.http://edis.ifas.u ed u and see Publication ENH 884 and EP 141. ROY LEE CARTER County extension director One important thing to remember is that the word Herbicide means plant killer, not weed killer. If you use these materials improperly you can do as much damage to your lawn as you do to your weeds.

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People who explore or do research in caves are being asked by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to take precautions to prevent the disease, which has devastated bat colonies in other states, from moving into Florida. The disease that is deadly to bats, known as white-nose syndrome (WNS), has not been detected in Florida. But WNS can spread by spores found on the clothing and equipment of people moving between caves, as well as by bat-to-bat contact, according to FWC biologists. No human illnesses have been attributed to WNS. Nevertheless, biologists warn the public not to handle sick, injured or dead bats. Also, no one should enter Florida caves with equipment or clothing that has been used in caves in WNS-infected states. If equipment or clothing has been used outside Florida, it should be decontaminated following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protocols described at Whitenose Syndrome.org where you click on WNS Info, then select Decon. Landowners with caves on their property can help by requiring that anyone entering their caves use only Florida-specific gear or decontaminated equipment. Florida has 13 native bat species that play a major role in reducing agricultural pests and controlling mosquitoes, which can carry human disease. The value of insect suppression by bats to U.S. agriculture has been estimated at between $4 billion and $50 billion a year. In 2006, bats with an unknown fungus on their noses and wings were first found in a New York cave. Researchers identified the fungus as Geomyces destructans, which thrives in cold caves with temperatures below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. FWC biologists do not know whether Floridas warm temperatures and short winters will protect the states bats from white-nose syndrome. But they are certain that limiting the bats exposure to the white fungus is an important method of prevention. The tricolored bat, gray bat and a bat called southeastern myotis all roost in Florida caves, said Melissa Tucker, FWC wildlife biologist. These caves are also important summertime maternity roosts for southeastern myotis and some gray bats. Since its discovery, WNS has been identified in 22 states and five Canadian provinces and found in all states adjacent to Florida. The name comes from the white fungus found covering the muzzles and wings of hibernating bats. WNS appears to have the most severe impact on bats during their long winter hibernation period, although research is ongoing to find out exactly how hibernation and WNS are related. In Florida, bats typically spend very little time hibernating but we have discovered several Florida caves cold enough during the winter months to support growth of the fungus, Tucker said. Bats affected by WNS do not always display the typical white fungus appearance. Instead, they might appear emaciated or severely dehydrated. Other signs of WNS include bats flying outside or near cave openings during the day, and dead or dying bats on the ground, usually in the winter. People can report dead bats or bats behaving unusually by going to MyFWC.com/WildlifeHabitats and selecting Health & Disease. Florida bat populations face other risks in addition to WNS, Tucker said. Loss of habitat has limited bat roosting and foraging sites. Bats also are particularly vulnerable during their maternity season, when they are giving birth and rearing young. To protect bats during maternity season, do not disturb their colonies from April 15 through Aug. 15. Cavers should avoid known bat caves during this period, and if they unexpectedly encounter bats, they should leave that area of a cave. For additional WNS information, go to www.whitenosesyndrome. org Cavers asked to help prevent spread of bat disease Archaeology Month events Star Staff Report March is Archaeology Month. St. Joseph Peninsula State Park is teaming up with the Florida Public Archaeology Network each March to present a program to educate the public. This year the park has also teamed up with the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve. Christopher Hunt, a University of South Florida graduate research assistant, will present an archaeology lecture, A Forgotten Community: Archaeological Documentation of Old St. Joe from 6-7 p.m. ET Friday, March 29 at the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Center, located at 3915 State 30-A in Port St. Joe. The following day, Saturday, March 30, will be Archaeology Day with two events scheduled. The rst event is from 10 a.m. until noon ET at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, 8899 Cape San Blas Road in Port St. Joe. The second event is 2-4 p.m. ET at the Constitution Convention Museum State Park, 200 Allen Memorial Way in Port St. Joe. At both of these events folks can have artifacts identi ed, learn about archaeology in your area, pick up information and learn about upcoming events. These events are free and open to the public. For more information call 595-0050, ext. 103. Gelcoat functions to protect the fiberglass body of your boat as well as make it pretty. Fiberglass is susceptible to premature failure if exposed to water and sun. Larger stress cracks, small holes, deep gouges should be repaired to keep out the water and stop the damaged area from growing. Once the gelcoat is penetrated and fiberglass is exposed it begins to decay, losing its strength. The now unprotected fiberglass resins become brittle, delaminate/separate and through time moisture contacts the coring materials and begin to decay and weaken structure. Coring materials are sandwiched between several layers of fiberglass to add strength and lower the cost of manufacturing. A variety of materials is used as coring; marine plywood, balsa wood, closed cell foam board and honeycomb materials. We can talk about coring in a later issue. All of these coring materials are subject to decay, rot, if exposed to water for a long time. This decay can, will, grow larger if allowed to continue absorbing moisture. If you suspect an area to be rotting, use a dull instrument wooden handle, dowel, broom handle method to tap around the suspect area, listening for a dull thud instead of a sharp tap. This method will help you evaluate the scope of work. Areas specifically susceptible to this type of problem are transoms, where engine mounting holes have been made. Deck and box lids all horizontal surfaces where cracks have allowed moisture to intrude. Just spend some time tapping and listening. Then prioritize the sequence of your repairs. Next time youre in Panama City, West Marine sells a must-have product, West Systems G-56 two-part epoxy in a caulking tube. Also, buy a package of extra screwon nozzles. Our local boating supply and hardware store sells a handy fiberglass repair package, small can of acetone, 4060 grit sanding paper for your drill, blue masking tape and a small can of Bondo-type filler for your upcoming project. SHIPSHAPE By Richard Hance Minor Fiberglass Repairs, Part I SPONSORED BY Freshwater Inshore Springtime fishing was on a high note until the cold snap this week. Most area waters are seeing good numbers of fish such as trout and red fish, with the occasional flounder in the mix. Most beach fishing is producing good sized whiting in our area, with pompano catches on the rise! Hand painted bream by the cooler full are coming to the docks at Howard and Berman creek this week. Good catfish are also being reported here as well. With the cold weather setting back in this week, crappie should be on the minds of many local anglers.

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PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SPORTS www.starfl.com Thursday, March 28, 2013 A Page 9 Section Star Staff Report Led by solid pitching and power hitting the Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School softball team won three straight district games last week to improve to 9-3. The Lady Tiger Sharks beat Bozeman 10-3 last Tuesday. MaKayla Ramsey (7-0) started and went the distance on the mound, facing 30 batters and allowing six hits and three runs while walking one and striking out four. Shannon Pridgeon had two hits, including a run-scoring double and Kelsey Miles had a double and drove in three. Haley Wood had a solo home run and Ramsey, Stephanie Brinkmeier, Brittany King, Christian Laine and Haley Keels each had a hit for Port St. Joe. Two nights later, the Lady Tiger Sharks faced Blountstown, winning 10-2. Ramsey started on the mound and went six innings, allowing four hits and two runs while walking three and striking out four. Brinkmeier pitched a shutout seventh, allowing one hit and striking out one. Ramsey had three hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs. Wood had a double and single, King drove in three runs with a home run and Miles, Laine, Lexie McGhee, Brinkmeier and Pridgeon each had a hit. Last Friday, the Lady Tiger Sharks traveled to Franklin County and escaped with an 11-10 win. Brinkmeier started on the mound, going 3 2/3 innings while allowing seven runs on three hits, walking two and fanning one. Ramsey pitched the nal 3 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out three. Laine, Ramsey, Addison Rice and King had each had two hits. Wood, Brinkmeier, Pridgeon, Halleigh Keels each had a hit. Port St. Joe played at Wewahitchka Tuesday, host Metcalf, KY tonight and host Liberty County on Friday. COURTESY OF PHIL COALE | Special to The Star Kelsey Miles had a double and drove in three runs as Port St. Joe downed Bozeman 10-3. Lady Tiger Sharks win three, up record to 9-3 Star Staff Report The Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School weightlifting team quali ed seven lifters for the Region 1-1A meet during the District 1-1A meet in Marianna last Tuesday. The region meet will be held April 1 at Panama City Beach Arnold. The Tiger Sharks had three weight-class winners. Carter Thacker won the 139-pound class with a 395-pound total. Cory North took rst in the 169-pound class with 505 pounds total lifted and Reggie Smith took the 183-pound class with a 475 pound total. Natrone Lee was second in the 199-pound class with a 475 total and Umstead Sanders took second at 219 pounds with a total of 385 pounds. Matt Simpson placed third at 119 pounds and Jacobi Jones was third at 199 pounds. Port St. Joe will be at Franklin County today. SPECIAL TO THE STAR With Cory North spotting, Carter Thacker competes at 139 pounds. Seven lifters qualify for Region meet Star Staff Report The St. Joseph Bay Golf Clubs Ladies Golf Association nished its year with the annual tournament with gusto! Two days of really competitive play resulted in new 2013 Lady Golf Champions. Penelope Evanoff is the LGA 2013 Club Champion, Geri McCarthy is the 2013 Net Champion and Penelope Evanoff is the 2013 Putting Champ. Division winners were as follows: Division ASusan Galloway was Low Gross, Faye Chadbourne was Low Net, Penelope Evanoff had Longest Drive and Sandra Frame took Closest to the Pin. For Division B Patricia Hardman was Low Gross, Margie Ely was Low Net, Patricia Hardman took Closet to the Pin and Geri McCarthy had the Longest Drive. A great luncheon banquet was served by the St. Joseph Bay Golf Club staff and trophies and prizes were awarded to all the winners. The LGA plays every Thursday and Saturday mornings and invites lady golfers to come out and join. Members handicaps range from 11 to 33, so there are a range of levels of golfers to play with. If you are rusty or havent played before, never fear, there is a great Golf Pro, Ethel Bardsley, who can get you in the game. Call St. Joseph Bay Golf Club for more information. 850-227-1751. SPECIAL TO THE STAR Left: Geri McCarthy is the 2013 Net Champion. Right: Penelope Evanoff is the 2013 Club Champion and Putting Champion. Ladies Golf Association of St. Joseph Bay Golf Club annual tournament Bozeman The Tiger Sharks fell 4-3 to Bozeman after the Bucks scored three runs in the top of the seventh. Austin Clayton pitched another good game, Coach Chuch Gannon said, and deserved a better outcome. Gannon pointed to timely errors opening the door for all four Bozeman runs. Clayton was 2 for 4 at the plate and Tucker Smith was also 2 for 4. The Tiger Sharks had nine hits, four coming in the opening inning as Port St. Joe jumped to an early lead. Clayton, Will Ramsey and Chase Wilder drove in the Port St. Joe runs. Liberty County Port St. Joe lost to Liberty County 9-5. Chase Wilder (1-2) was the losing pitcher and the Tiger Sharks had nine hits. Tucker Smith was 2 for 4 and scored twice and Wilder was 2 for 3 and drove in two runs. Ricky Pennington had a hit and drove in two runs and Bryce Godwin had a triple in two trips to the plate. However, the Tiger Sharks also committed seven errors. Our pitching was not bad but we cant continue to make errors and expect to win ball games, Gannon said. Tiger Sharks The Tiger Sharks hosted EMAC out of Alabama on Tuesday and play a doubleheader today, hosting Graceville at 4 p.m. ET and Walton County at 7 p.m. Friday the Tiger Sharks are at Franklin County at 7 p.m. ET. Star Staff Report The All-Pro Summer Soccer Camps will be held once again this summer in Callaway and Port St Joe. Presented by the Callaway Arsenal and the Port St. Joe Soccer Boosters, respectively, the camps will be held during the week of June 17-21. A morning camp from 9-11 a.m. ET, will be at the Port St Joe Soccer Complex, while the afternoon camp from 57 p.m. CT will be at the Callaway Sports Complex. The Director of both camps, as well as lead instructor, will be Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School girls and boys coach and former professional coach Gary Hindley. Assisting Coach Hindley will be three other high level instructors, including goalkeeper coach Don Maples from Tennessee. Both camps are open to all level players, from ages 5-17. Registration is limited to 75 eld players and 12 goalkeepers. For additional information or to request a registration form, contact Coach Hindley by email at gjhallpro@aol.co m or by cell phone at 276-6353. ALL-Pro Summer Soccer Camps Port St. Joe Baseball BRIEFS PUMPING IRON

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Local A10 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 the city could move the structures in phases, focusing on the lighthouse initially. But City Clerk Charlotte Pierce said that the federal government is requiring the city to move all the buildings lighthouse, two keepers quarters and an oil house within the six-month window provided when the city received formal conveyance of the lighthouse last month. One month of that is already gone, Pierce noted. Mayor Mel Magidson said his ongoing discussion with possible movers of the buildings indicated that moving by barge could be a possibility. Moving the lighthouse by barge would also reduce the costs, given that the city would no longer have to contend with moving power lines during a move over land, which would add, Magidson said, nearly $100,000 to the bill. Progress Energy does not seem inclined to do that as a public service, Magidson said. The most optimistic numbers the city is working with would have the move itself costing at least $200,000-$225,000. The actual site of the lighthouse in the area of George Core Park also remains in the air, after Mondays meeting. Commissioners expressed a preference for placing the lighthouse on land east of Miss Zola drive and close to First Baptist Church, saying that would likely be high ground that would not erect a signi cant permitting hurdle. Gail Alsobrook, executive director of the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency (PSJRA), noted that the location was where the Bay Park plans, the subject of intense public scrutiny and two well-attended workshops, had a marine ecology center. Alsobrook said another site for the lighthouse had been determined during the planning for the park funded by a $20,000 planning grant secured by the PSJRA and that the planning team estimated permitting would take no more than three to six months, six months being the very outside, Alsobrook said. Commissioners approved the preliminary Bay Park plans more than a month ago. Those plans were integral to the citys application to the federal government for the lighthouse the National Parks Service noted the park plans in letters to the county and city announcing the disposition of the lighthouse. However, after the two public workshops, commissioners decided to put the plans aside to focus on the lighthouse. Anderson and commissioners Monday expressed skepticism about constructing additional buildings in the area and Commissioner Bill Kennedy said he was opposed to the concept. Alsobrook also noted that the PSJRA had secured a $30,000 grant from the Florida Department of Protections Coastal Partner Initiative to fund the construction of the lighthouse foundation. The PSJRA was to match that grant and the board had budgeted $50,000 toward the relocation effort. The impact on the grant of any changes to the location of the lighthouse, Alsobrook said, she did not know. AND GANG MEMBERS: Fuel, Batteries, Antifreeze, Lead, Arsenic, Silver, Cleaners, Fluorescent Lamps, Mercury Containing Devices, Pesticides, Herbicides, Home Computers, Printers, Scanners, (and other pollutants). I F YOU FIND T HESE V ILLAINS HIDING -OUT IN YOU R H O ME R OU ND EM U P AND BRING EM IN GULF COUNTY HOUSE H OLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLE C TION D AYS A pril 6 Gulf County Courthouse: 9 A M 12 PM E astern T ime RE W ARD Conditionally-Exempt Small Quantity Generators (Small Businesses, Schools, Growers, and Etc.) will be accepted at a reduced rate. Call Gulf County Solid Waste, 850-227-1401, for a drop-off time. PUT HAZARDOUS WASTE IN ITS P LACE. KEE P GULF C OUNTY BEAUTIFUL! For more information, please call the Gulf County Solid Waste Department at 850-227-1401 2013.48 WWW.LOOKOUTLOUNGE.COM LIGHTHOUSE from page A1

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Trivia Fun with Wilson Casey, Guiness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is now a weekly feature in The Port St. Joe Star. 1) From surveys whats the most popular response when asked to name something that pops? Champagne cork, Balloon, Popcorn, Bubble gum 2) Of tennis Grand Slam events whats the only one currently played on clay? US Open, Wimbledon, French Open, Australian Open 3) By city population which is the largest in Latin America? Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Buenos Aires 4) What is a computation with Arabic gures? Stipend, Algorism, Equine, Specter 5) Which soup is used to describe foggy weather? Chowder, Bisque, Pea, Mock turtle 6) What gulf is known as the Sea of Cortez? California, Honduras, Mexico, Panama 7) Which of these is not addressed? Envelope, Golf ball, Jewel, Audience 8) When he invented Scrabble in 1933, Alfred Butts was an unemployed what? Architect, Banker, Roofer, Clergyman 9) In the game of craps, the slang term Little Phoebe refers to a roll of what on the dice? 2, 5, 7, 9 10) Whats the worlds largest bay as measured by shoreline length? Phang-Nga, Banderas, Bristol, Hudson 11 ) Which president was the rst subject of an assassination attempt? Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, McKinley 12) What is a funambulist? Stamp collector, Tightrope walker, Park ranger, Mother of triplets 13) Which bandleaders theme songs included Blue Flame and Blue Prelude? Basie, Herman, Ellington, Calloway 14) Who prefers to call themselves Dine? Pygmies, Divas, Navajos, Zulus ANSWERS 1) Popcorn. 2) French Open. 3) Buenos Aires. 4) Algorism. 5) Pea. 6) California. 7) Jewel. 8) Architect. 9) 5. 10) Hudson. 11) Jackson. 12) Tightrope walker. 13) Herman. 14) Navajos. COMMUNITY www.starfl.com Thursday, March 28, 2013 B Page 1 Section Trivia Fun Wilson Casey WC@Trivia Guy.com Gulf County Visitors Guide unveils new brand for area By WES LOCHER 229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com The Tourist Development Council rolled out the 2013 edition of the Gulf County Visitors Guide this week. The guidebook contains a streamlined look, new colors and a cleaner layout. Gulf County is wonderful, said TDC Executive Director, Jennifer Jenkins. Were really showcasing our beauty. The project took six months to come to fruition and countless hours of research went in to decoding the perfect way to represent Gulf County in the penultimate publication. With experience in strategy, branding and communications in the travel category, Jenkins knew it wouldnt be a small feat and with the assistance of a research rm, the TDC investigated what people in Gulf County liked about the area or felt was important. Social listening evaluations kept up with what people were saying about the area online and stakeholders analyses gathered information from local businesses regarding their thoughts or perceptions of Gulf County. After identifying important brands in town and collecting visitor feedback through opinion surveys, enough information had been gathered to create the new guide and brand. The vibrant orange cover, a departure from last years blue, shows off the Gulfs sunset. Inside, there are fewer words and bigger pictures, most contributed by local photographers. The layout of the guide was crafted by Kerigan Marketing. It lets us tell visitors about the area, said Jenkins of the guide, it doesnt let them make assumptions. A new website will launch next week to keep branding consistent and a digital copy of the guide will be available for download. Updates to the TDC Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest and YouTube accounts will also be ensure a cohesive look. Photos from within the book soon will adorn the lobby of the TDC building. Orders have already been submitted for 85,000 copies, up from last years 65,000 and will be printed by Coast2Coast Printing. Copies of the guide will be distributed to area airports, welcome centers, through the TDCs 80 partners and by businesses within the community.. This is our premiere marketing tool for Gulf County, Jenkins said. We hope that through our messaging visitors will feel at home; relaxed, peaceful and wonderful. SPECIAL TO THE STAR The 2013 Gulf County Visitors Guide Rotary still saving lives around the world By WES LOCHER 229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com Bill Crawford of Port St. Joe, a Rotarian of 39 years, has done a lot of great things with his life. Hes been to Peru six times to build houses for the needy and visited Costa Rica where he delivered and built wheelchairs for handicapped children. Last month, at 81 years old, his latest adventure took him to Chandigarh, India, where he and a group of Rotary International members administered polio vaccines to thousands of children. The former district governor of Rotary District 6940 and former owner of the Gulf Sands Motel, Crawford jumped at the chance to be part of the process. If I can make a difference in their life, it will make a difference in mine, he said. Though no cases of polio have been reported in the area since January 2011, Crawford and company took the trip with the goal of having India be declared polio-free by January 2014. In some countries, polio still is a widespread and crippling disease and Rotary International has been involved with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative since 1988 and is teamed with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Crawfords group teamed up with Rotary brothers and sisters from as far away as New Zealand, Australia, France and the U.S. Virgin Islands along with the local members of District 3080 in India who all came together to support the cause. During the 12-day February trip to Chandigarh, Crawford and 27 fellow workers celebrated World Immunization Day. On Feb. 25 they invited locals to bring their children to be immunized with two drops of an oral vaccine. The following day the group went door-todoor to immunize children who couldnt come to their station. Crawfords group was one of many teams in India and during World Immunization Day 172 million children were treated across the country. Another member of the group, Cynde Covington See ROTARY B6 By WES LOCHER 229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com The Supporters of St. Vincent sponsored its annual open house on Friday and provided easy access to Franklin Countys St. Vincent Island. Visitors, numbering almost 300, enjoyed a free full day of nature-related activities that included guided hiking tours, bird walks and history lectures presented by volunteers from the Supporters and other community organizations. The goal was to raise awareness of the islands wildlife and ecosystems and to encourage new visitors to the refuge. Free transportation was provided to and from the island via the Indian Pass public boat ramp. Snacks were served onsite, local musicians entertained the guest and a great time was had by all. P hotos by WES LOCHER | The Star One artist found the perfect way to spend his day. Inset, guests take in the island from the comfort of a wagon. St. Vincent open house Visitors enjoyed the wide open beaches of St. Vincent.

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OF THE WEEK PET St. Joseph Bay Humane Society GORDON! Gordon is a 52# 5yr Treeing Walker Hound. He is very friendly and playful. Gordon walks very well on a leash, he is very attentive and likes to play with kids and toys. This big guy has a big heart to match. He gets along well with other dogs and cats and would do well in a family home. This pet qualifies for a Pets for Patriots supported adoption. www.petsforpatriots.org If you are unable to adopt at this time, perhaps you could foster or make a Donation. All pets adopted from SJBHS will be current on vaccinations and spayed/neutered. Please do not hesitate to email townsend.hsdirector@gmail.com or adoptbaystjoe@gmail.com or call the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society at 850-227-1103 and ask for Melody or Debbie! Applications are available at www.sjbhumanesociety.org We require all potential adopters to complete an application form. Adoption fees include our cost of spay/neuter and current vaccinations. Our hours for the shelter are Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am-4 pm! Faiths Thrift Hut is always in need of donations also, and all the proceeds go directly to support the animals in our care! The hours for the store are Thursday-Saturday from 10 am-3 pm. Volunteers are always welcome at both our store and our shelter! Our store and shelter location is 1007 Tenth Street in Port St. Joe! Hope to see you all there soon! If you are missing a pet or want to adopt a new pet, please check with your local Humane Society or Shelter. FOLLOW U S ON FACEBOOK: ST. JO S EP H B AY HUMANE SOC I ETY PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider adoption of the following amendment and Ordinance with the following title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION TWO OF ORDINANCE NO. 99-07 ENTITLED ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS 65 AND OLDER OF THE GULF COUNTY; PROVDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance and referenced amendment. If a person decides to appeal any decisions made by the Gulf County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and that for such purpose he/she may need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings made and which would include any evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Pet Wellness Program Dr. Hobson Fulmer | Dr. John Duncan 187 Highway 98 Eastpoint, FL Open Monday Friday 8-6 PM We are a full service Veterinary Clinic offering small animal medicine and surgery: Laser Surgery Low cost spay and neuter Monthly heartworm injections (no need for pills) Dentistry with digital x rays Ophthalmology (including glaucoma screening) Dermatology including allergy testing Nutritional counseling and diets Sonograms for internal organ evaluation and cancer screening Complete laboratory facilities Boarding After hours emergency care Highly trained, compassionate, professional sta FREE VACCINATIONS WITH EACH WELLNESS EXAM CALL 8506708306 FOR A N A PPOINTMENT APALA CH I C OLA B A Y ANIMAL C LINI C YOUR OT H ER FAMIL Y DO C TOR Society B2 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 Jerome Russ and Tenelya Leslie of Port St. Joe announce their forthcoming marriage at 3 p.m. ET on April 6, 2013. Their marriage will take place at New Life Christian Center, 504 Sixth Street in Port St. Joe. Friends and family are invited. Mary Zagorski of Mexico Beach celebrated her 90th birthday on March 26. Star Staff Report Local author Linda Heavner Gerald will be signing copies of her current books, including two mysteries and a childrens book from 13 p.m. ET March 30 at No Name Books on Reid Avenue in Port St. Joe. Among the books shell be signing are Beaufort Betrayal, Rosemary Beach, Will He? and Dusty the Island Dog. Heavner will be donating local sales for Dusty the Island Dog to the St. Joseph Humane Society. The Humane Society also will have information on pet adoptions available at the book signing. Come out, meet Gerald, buy some great books and help the local humane society. Star Staff Report American Legion Post 116 of Port St. Joe will hold a benefit fish fry/ chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. ET (or until the food is gone) on Good Friday, March 29 at Veterans Memorial Park in Beacon Hill. Along with local fish caught, cleaned and fried by Post members and friends, there will be chicken, baked beans, coleslaw and hush puppies. Soft drinks and water will be available. A $6 donation will be used by the Post to support a Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School NJROTC scholarship and other American Legion projects. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the park the day of the event. For more information call 227-3776. Legion Post 116 also will have a representative present to assist qualified veterans with information regarding the Post. Interested veterans can also go to www.legion.org. For God and Country. Star Staff Report The United Way in partnership with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and other private partners, will be offering free income tax preparation to eligible wage earners. The site at the A. D. Harris Learning Village, 819 E. 11 th Street in Panama City, will operate 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. CT on Saturday. If you made $51,000 or less in 2012 you qualify for free income tax preparation. Each year many dont have access to affordable tax preparation services or are unaware of programs like the Earned Income Tax Credit that can put hundreds of dollars back in your pocket. Call 481-1322 for more information. The United Way and VITA are also offering a way for you to prepare your own tax return for free this year at myFreeTaxes. com/UnitedWayofNWFL. You must learn have earned less than $57,000 in 2012, have an email address and know your PIN from last year (if you do not know your PIN look it up by visiting www.irs.gov or call the IRS at 866-704-7388). Toll free and email assistance is available at 1-855MY-TX-HELP or email the support desk at info@myfreetaxes.com and free technical support is available 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time at 1-866-HRBLOCK, ext. 2. Use the link to access the website and begin self-preparation of your tax return MyFreeTaxes. com/UnitedWayofNWFL Star Staff Report Gulf County Senior Citizens, located at 120 Library Drive in Port St. Joe, invites the public to join them from 10 a.m. until noon ET on Tuesday, April 2 for Dancing to the Oldies by D.J. Frances Markham. Listen and dance to music from the s, s, s and current hits. Members of the Panama City 55+ Club will be present to demonstrate the cha-cha, line dances, bop and shag and much more. Open to the public, donations are needed and appreciated. Other events at the center include gospel singing, weekly blood pressure checks, exercise class, bingo, arts and crafts and educational programs. From 2 -3 p.m. ET on the fourth Tuesday of each month an Alzheimers Support group meets at the Senior Center. The Center serves a hot nutritional meal each day at noon for seniors 60 and over, donations accepted. The Center is open 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. For more information about any of these events please call Debbie at 229-8466. Income Tax preparation assistance Events at the Gulf County Senior Citizens American Legion to hold bene t sh fry/chicken barbecue Jerome Russ, Tenelya Leslie to wed Local author to sign books at No Name

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Coupon Expires: 3-31-13 FREE EYE EXAM CODE: PJ00 Darren Payne, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon In Memory of Lee Mullis, M.D. Todd Robinson, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Smart Lenses SM WATERFRONT TIKI BAR COMING SOON! 850-229-5200 | 340 Marina Drive Port St. Joe School News The Star| B3 Thursday, March 28, 2013 Special to The Star Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. If a family atmosphere with nurturing teachers and a stimulating, Godbased curriculum is what you are looking for, then Faith Christian School is the place for you. Interactive learning will be a part of your childs day, along with Spanish classes for all grades. Discovery learning days are incorporated into the academic year, and technology classes enhance the elementary program. Your child will experience academic excellence through Godly instruction. Faith Christian has a website (www.FaithChristianPSJ.net). Please take a few minutes and browse through our different links. Communication with teachers will be available through this site as well as the latest news. Faith Christian school is taking applications for new students. Enroll now through April 30, and receive a 25 percent discount on the registration fee. Partial scholarship opportunities for tuition are available for K5 through the eighth grade. Contact the of ce at 229-6707 to ensure your childs spot. THE LIONS TALE The Lions Tale DAZZLING DOLPHINS Front row: Myles Acree, Dakota Tousignant, Hailyn Levins Back row: Emily Lacour, Reese Johnston, Canaan Goddin, River Rollins, LaJuan Zaccaro Special to The Star NJROTC News The NJROTC is planning trips to the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center for an orientation visit; FAMU for a college campus visit; and Gulf High School in New Port Richey for an Athletic Competition. We have established a NJROTC Club in the Junior High that will meet on Wednesdays during rst lunch for the remainder of the school year. Any seventh or eighth graders interested in participating, please join us at our weekly meeting. SHARK BITES Any parent or guardian interested in receiving Shark Bites our weekly schedule of events, please email LCDR Marty Jarosz at mjarosz@gulf.k12. .us and we will put you on the list. Football Spring football begins May 1. All interested students need to have a completed or updated sports physical to be eligible to practice. See Coach Gannon for more details. Physical Forms may be picked up in the Main Of ce. Cheer Tryouts Cheer Leading Tryout Practice will be Monday through Thursday starting March 25. Final Tryouts will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Good Luck to all! Easter Holiday The school will be closed on Monday, April 1 in observance of the Easter Holiday. Progress Reports Progress Reports for the third nine weeks will be sent home on Tuesday, April 2. Watch for them. FCAT Testing April is FCAT Testing month starting with high school retakes in math and reading the week of April 8. Check the schools calendar for your students scheduled testing dates. Its tryout, progress report time By D EBBIE HOOPER at joebay.com Special to The Star At Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School they have a High School High Tech program which promotes local businesses to employ the high tech students for a few weeks during the summer. On Friday, March 22, the students were asked to shadow their possible summer employers. I had agreed to do that then realized that I had already volunteered to help with the St. Vincent Island open house. So I called Lynn Hauck and asked if I could take my student, Corey Williams, with me to St. Vincent so he could shadow me there. As a professional photographer I was on the island to do a Coastal Photo Walk. I have been a volunteer on the island for more than eight years. I started on the Turtle Watch Patrol, I drove and gave wagon tours, helped with student tours and always took photos to help promote St. Vincent Island. Corey was more than happy to join me and bring his camera along. He wants to learn more about photography. On our tour I talked about composition, lighting and the local wildlife. To capture great pictures of wildlife you really need to learn their natural habits and environment so you stay out of trouble. For example I found a Sambar doe on a tour one time that was in the middle of the road. I thought what a great opportunity for a photograph. I stopped the vehicle, got out with my zoom lens on my camera and began to take photos. Then I heard her snort and stomp her back hoof. Whoops, Id better get out of her way, I got back in the Suburan, I knew she must be protecting a baby or babies somewhere nearby. So I kept my distance yet tried to follow her on the path. She was not about to get out of the way. She had a mission. So I just inched the vehicle forward little by little until she nally moved off to the right. We followed her and looked to the right, saw nothing, then I looked to the left and there was her baby, probably a yearling. It was about half her size. Anyway I took his picture through my open window that you might have seen in a brochure or in The Star. (If you want that picture, I can send it, again but you have used it several times already, with and without my name on it. Trish used it in her St. Vincent Island newsletter the last time or time before. No Worries.) Corey shadowed me by being part of my Coastal Photo Walk and getting a tour of the island. He brought his own camera and experimented while on our photo walk. Waiting for the barge for its next pickup we walked onto the dock and observed a snowy white egret which has a black beak and yellow feet. I took many shots of it then offered my camera to Corey so he could try. It was very windy but somehow, Corey, after watching me, saw how to hold the camera and the zoom lens steady to take the shot attached. I cropped it for him but he captured this great shot!! So he is on his way. I am anxious myself to see what he captured on his own camera. Work and fun P hotos courtesy of DEBBIE HOOPER AT JOEBAY.COM Debbie Hoopers shadow student, Corey Williams, photographed by Hooper. At right, Williams shot this photo of a snowy egret during their day on St. Vincent Island as part of the High School High Tech Program.

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Special to The Star Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Tamrat Layne speaks about his controversial encounter with God in an exclusive lmed interview at Lifetree Caf 7 p.m. CT on Monday, April 1. After serving as prime minister, Layne was convicted of corruption charges and served 12 years in prison. During his incarceration, Layne claims he experienced a supernatural visit from God. Admission to the event is free. Lifetree Caf is at 1602 U.S. Highway 98 in Mexico Beach across from El Governor Motel. 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 Wednesday: Children: 6:15 p.m. ET Youth: 6:15 p.m. ET Choir: 7:00 p.m. ET Dr. Geoffrey Lentz Pastor 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: Sunday School 9:15 Morning Worship 10:30 Evening Worship 5:00 1601 Long Ave Port St Joe, FL 32456 (850) 229-8691 W E DN ES DAY: Family D inner 5:30 Prayer Meeting 6:30 Student Ministry 6:30 Childrens Ministry / Choir 6:30 A dult Choir 7:30 MINISTRY S CHEDULE FAITH Thursday, March 28, 2013 Page B4 This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week. www.starfl.com By WES LOCHER 229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com Though author Steve Norton claims his son is the writer in the family, its he who celebrated the release of his rst book, 30 Days of Conviction, which he calls a no-frills, straight-truth guide to true salvation. What started as an online weblog less than a year ago soon gained a strong readership as users ocked to his website to read his irregular postings on life, his views, and his religious beliefs. Readers as far away as Russia urged him to keep writing and after seeing the success of the weblog, a friend of Nortons suggested that the author attempt to publish his collection as a book. The result, 30 Days of Conviction is what Norton refers to as a country folks devotional and though born out of a tumultuous time in his life, Norton thought his book could help readers examine their relationship with God. My lowest point in life became my highest point, said the author on how his words not only helped himself, but others across the world. Norton, who never considered himself an author and claimed he barely passed English, was surprised when Christian book publishing company, WestBow Press, accepted his submission. Over the months that followed, he worked on formatting and editing the book with the help of his friend, Lacy Hancock, an English professor at a Mississippi college, who polished up his words for print. It was almost a year before he had the nished book in his hand. I couldnt fathom it, said Norton of holding a printed copy in his hands for the rst time. I wrote this as therapy and someone really believed in it. Norton calls Port St. Joe home after recently relocating from Flora, Miss. He took what he called a leap of faith and moved to town with his wife, Wren, and his three children, Ashton, Ella Grace and Chap. Having visited in the past, he felt that the environment would welcome another creative type to the mix. The leap paid off as Norton quickly found employment as an IT professional working with Durens Piggy Wiggly, Bluewater Outriggers and Walter Green and his wife found work with Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf. With roots rmly planted in Port St. Joe, Norton has started to look toward the future. He has ideas for two more books: one, a collection of funny anecdotes about his life and a second, which hes writing with his son, about a monster shark. The marketing process for his current title is still under way with plans for book signings and radio station tours. Ultimately, Norton aspires to host his own radio talk-show where listeners can call in and ask for life advice. You get your intelligence from school, but your wisdom from the Bible, said the author. While everyone has their own views and beliefs, Norton encouraged readers to give his book a try. Youll either thoroughly disagree with it, or youll absolutely love it, he said. Local author releases country folks devotional Prime ministers God Encounter aired at Lifetree Caf She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She was born in Flatwood, Ala., 102 years ago and was a resident of Port St. Joe since 1938. She is survived by her daughters, Tina Cross, Helen Greene (Richard) and Susan Recknagel; grandchildren Gay Reichel (Rick) and Clay Greene (Christy); greatgrandchildren, Ryan and Geri Reichel and Caleb and Chelsea Greene; her brother, Carlton Livingston (Edna); and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lyman Durant and brothers, Leslie, Russell and Livingston. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 19 at Holly Hill Cemetery. In lieu of owers, please donate to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19 th St., Panama City, FL 32405. Arrangement by Holly Hill Funeral Home, 2779 Garrison Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Helen Livingston Durant 12-29-1910 to 3-18-2013 SUNDAY : WOR S HIP AT SUN S ET P ARK 8 AM (CS T ) 10:30 AM (CS T ) ON THE 2ND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH SUNDAY: BI B LE CLA SS 9:30 AM (CS T ) M ONDAY : L IFE T REE CAF 7 PM (CS T ) TUE S DAY : MEN S BI B LE STUDY 6:30 PM (CS T ) T HUR S DAY: WOMEN S BI B LE STUDY 5 PM (CS T ) 1602 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, FL (850) 648.1151 www.livingwateratthebeach.com William Pop Coach Wagoner, age 91, passed away in Ocala, Fla., on March 19, 2013. He was born in Clanton, Ala., on March 11, 1922. He was a retired teacher and coach. For more than 32 years he taught and coached at both Chapman High School and Apalachicola High School. Pop was a WWII Veteran, serving in United States Coast Guard in the South Paci c, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He then attended Livingston State Teachers College in Alabama where he met his wife, Blanche. In 1948 they moved to Apalachicola to teach and coach. He is a member of both the Florida High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame and the University of West Alabama Athletic Hall of Fame. Other than occasionally throwing his cast net, his true passion in life was coaching. He especially loved to see his former athletes succeed in life. He is survived by his son, Wally Wagoner and his daughter-in-law Julie of Ocala, Fla., and their children, Phillip and Abbey. He was preceded in death by his wife, Blanche, and his sister, Paula Binion. Funeral services were at the First Baptist Church of Apalachicola at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 23 followed by a graveside service at Magnolia Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations to Hospice in his memory. All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home. William Pop Coach Wagoner Special to The Star Holy Thursday, March 28 12 p.m. Community Holy Week Service with the Rev. Tommy Dwyer of St. James Episcopal Church preaching followed by a community lunch. 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Communion Service and Stripping of the Altar with Dr. Geoffrey Lentz of First United Methodist Church preaching. Good Friday, March 29 12 p.m. Community Holy Week Service with Chaplin Cliff Smith of the Bridge followed by a community lunch. 7 p.m. Good Friday Service of Tenebrae with the reading of the Passion Narrative. Easter, March 31 9 a.m. Contemporary Service, outdoors under the sails, on St. Joseph Bay; 10 a.m. Traditional Service in the Sanctuary; 11 a.m. Traditional Service in the Sanctuary with Special Childrens Time. Holy Week schedule at FUMC of Port St. Joe

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Local The Star| B5 Thursday, March 28, 2013 HIG H LAND VIEW A SSEMBLY OF G OD PRESENTS RISEN easter experience S UNDAY, M ARC H 31 ST 10:30 A.M. EST THIS UNIQUE SERVICE FEA T URES: H ighQ uality, R ealistic V ideos of the E aster story Beautiful Music & I nspiring Message AN EAS T ER SERVICE LIKE NO O T HER! WHY JUS T LIS T EN T O T HE E AS T ER S T ORY, W HEN YOU CAN EXPERIENCE I T ? HIG H LAND V IEW ASSEMBLY OF GOD 248 DOLPHIN ST P ORT ST JOE | 850-229-7161 Star Staff Report The Artery in Port St. Joe has added a creative writing class to its after-school classes for kids. In addition to the fourweek After-School Art and Clay classes, a single session Creative Writing for Kids will be offered after school as well. The class, which is open to children ages 10 and older, will from 3:15-4:45 p.m. ET on April 15. Cost for the class is $15. Children will learn how to develop strong characters and how to make interesting things happen to them. Character development, plot, point of view and more will be covered. The instructor, Patricia E. Van West, Ed.D., is the author of The Crab Man (Turtle Books) and more than 100 other publications in magazines, newspapers and journals. She taught creative writing to children and adults for two decades. The nal session of After-School Art and Clay for this school year will begin on April 2. Classes will be offered on Tuesday afternoons, from 3:15-5 p.m. for ages 6-9 and on Thursday afternoons for ages 10 and up, and will run through May 2. The instructor is Leslie Wentzell, an accomplished Port St. Joe artist who works primarily in clay and is the owner of The Artery Studio. I try to encourage creative expression, at the same time introducing the kids to a range of art and artists for inspiration. The projects and lessons are different in every session, Wentzell said. The cost for the classes is $60 for a four-week session. All materials and ring are included. A limited number of scholarships are available, thanks to the generous donations of individuals who recognize the role of art education in developing coordination, concentration and self esteem. All classes will be held at The Artery Studio, 214 Williams Ave. Children may be dropped off immediately after school to enjoy social time and a snack before class. More information may be obtained by calling Leslie Wentzell at The Artery, 2275741 or by visiting the website, www.ArteryStudio.com. Registration may be done online at the website or in person at The Artery, open Monday and Wednesday afternoons, Friday mornings and Saturdays. Star Staff Report A Wewahitchka woman was convicted last week of shooting her boyfriend despite the refusal of the boyfriend to testify against her. Esther Jean Wilson, 53, of 775 N. State 71, was convicted of aggravated battery with a rearm. She faces life in prison for the rst-degree felony. Wilson will be sentenced April 25 by Circuit Court Judge Shonna Gay. Wilson was arrested after shooting her boyfriend, Walter L. Wright Jr., in the face during an argument on Feb. 5, 2012. Wright did not cooperate with prosecutors, refusing to testify. Wewahitchka woman convicted for shooting boyfriend The Artery adds creative writing to after-school offerings Below: A ve-computer lab was added for the Bridges students. By WES LOCHER 229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com When classes resumed at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School from the summer break, students in the Bridges program found that their old one-room facility had been replaced by nine newly-remodeled classrooms. The space, which previously housed the middle school administrative of ces, was remodeled to accommodate the needs of the students. Added classrooms include a computer lab, art room, den, bedroom where students learn home skills and a kitchen for organizational practice. In addition to needed of ce space, another room was built speci cally for physical and speech therapy which is a critical need for the students. We enhance their training in order to enhance their home life, Superintendent of Gulf County Schools Jim Norton said of the new facilities. In years prior, Bridges students had one small area with a side bathroom that held a toilet and a cold water vanity. In the update, each classroom activity received its own designated space and a new bathroom was added to meet the needs of the students and includes a washer and dryer, high-powered toilet, a shower and hot water. Its 100 times better, said instructor Diane ONeal, who holds a masters degree in special education with a focus on middle grade students. The Bridges program assists special needs students in Gulf County from their rst year of middle school until their 22nd birthday, teaching them social, home and life skills and training them to be self-suf cient when it comes to chores and hygiene. This program strives to help students ultimately join the workforce. Bridges puts extra focus on social lives and because of its location on the main high school campus, these 10 students attend assemblies and other class functions whenever possible. Its made a tremendous impact on the attitudes of the kids, PSJHS Principal Jeremy Knapp said. With the old facility, children didnt want to come to school; now, they dont want to go home, Norton said. Building Bridges at Port St. Joe High School PHOTOS BY WES LOCHER | The Star Left: The new Bridges center was built in the space left vacant by the old middle school of ces. Right: The new space offers dedicated areas for physical and speech therapy.

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Local B6 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 of Jacksonville, helped coordinate the trip for the Rotarians and praised the team for its hard work and dedication. It was one of the best teams weve ever had, said Covington of the group, whose members ranged from 26 to 81 years of age. This was the third trek to India for Covington and her husband. She praised the locals for their continued education and awareness of the disease. The general population has become knowledgeable about the vaccine and how important it is, she said. This is a shining example of what happens when city leaders, religious leaders, business people and medical personnel all work together for the greater good. Crawford had his own reason for making the journey. When I come back, I can tell people more than what I read in the paper, Crawford said. Seeing it firsthandit made a difference in my life. B6 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 90384S UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PANAMA CITY DIVISION CASE NO.: 5:12-cv-155-RS-EMT SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. IOLA HOLDINGS, LLC, WILLIAM J. RISH, RALPH P. RISH, KARA MARIE JOHNSON, OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SUNSET VILLAGE, INC., PNC BANK, and CENTENNIAL BANK, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on January 11, 2013, by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 16th day of April, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) (Eastern Standard Time), at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Gulf County, Florida: Lots 59, 65, 83 and 87, Sunset Village Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 19, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. For additional information concerning the above property contact: William J. Podolsky, III, Esquire, Phelps Dunbar LLP, 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1900, Tampa, Florida 33602 or (813) 472-7550. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashiers check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. EDWARD M. SPOONER United States Marshal Northern District of Florida Dated: 02-27-2013 By: Glenn A. Miller U.S. Marshals Service Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90386S UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PANAMA CITY DIVISION CASE NO.: 5:12-cv-00142-RS-GRJ SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. WHITE CITY PARTNERS, LLC; WILLIAM J. RISH, JR.; MICHAEL HAMMOND, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on January 11, 2013, by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 16th day of April, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) (Eastern Standard Time), at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Gulf County, Florida: Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 11, Township 7 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, and extend a line East along the South line of said Section 11 for 49.8 feet; thence North 26 degrees 10 East, for 2,340.0 feet; thence South 63 degrees 50 East, for 1,110.0 feet; thence South 26 degrees 39 West for 33.0 feet to the Point of Beginning; from this POB extend a line South 63 degrees 50 East for 400.0 feet; thence South 26 degrees 39 West, for 635.8 feet; thence North 63 degrees 3140 West, for 152.0 feet; thence South 26 degrees 1020 West, for 5.0 feet; thence North 63 degrees 3140 West, for 248.0 feet; thence North 26 degrees 39 East, for 638.7 feet for Point of Beginning. The above description embraces a portion of Plots F and G of Wimico Subdivision as filed in Plat Book 1, Page 31, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida; together with an unsubdivided parcel of land lying adjacent thereto. LESS and except: Lots 9 and 10, of Wimico Place, according to map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 58, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. For additional information concerning the above property contact: William J. Podolsky, III, Esquire, Phelps Dunbar LLP, 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1900, Tampa, Florida 33602 or (813) 472-7550. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashiers check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. EDWARD M. SPOONER United States Marshal Northern District of Florida Dated: 02-27-2013 By: Glenn A. Miller U.S. Marshals Service Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90388S UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PANAMA CITY DIVISION CASE NO. 5:12-cv-00206-RS-EMT SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company, Plaintiff, v. RALPH P. RISH, individually, KARA MARIE JOHNSON, individually, PNC BANK, National Association, and CENTENNIAL BANK, an Arkansas banking corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on February 15, 2013, by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 16th day of April, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) (Eastern Standard Time), at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Gulf County, Florida: 6.76 ACRE PARCEL Begin at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida and run thence South 89 degrees 37 minutes 31 seconds East, along the South boundary line of Lot 29 of said Garrison Plantation and a easterly projection thereof, for a distance of 517.60 feet to the West bank of a drainage ditch; thence South 20 degrees 09 minutes 42 seconds East, along said West bank, for a distance of 519.27 feet; thence leaving said West bank, run North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 355.00 feet to a point lying on a curve concave South; thence Northwesterly, Westerly and Southwesterly, along said curve with a radius of 60.00 feet, through a central angle of 120 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds, for an arc distance of 125.66 feet (chord of said arc being North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, 103.92 feet); thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 222.32 feet to a point of curve to the left; thence along said curve with a radius of 65.00 feet, through a central angle of 14 degrees 10 minutes 21 seconds, for an arc distance of 16.08 feet (chord of said arc being South 82 degrees 58 minutes 57 seconds West, 16.04 feet) to the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds East, along said East boundary line, for a distance of 491.98 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 6.76 acres, more or less. Subject to a drainage easement on the Easterly boundary line thereof. EASEMENT A Commence at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida and run thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation, for a distance of 491.98 feet to the Point of Beginning; from said Point of Beginning continue South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along said East boundary line for a distance of 73.66 feet; thence leaving said East boundary line run South 41 degrees 09 minutes 56 seconds West, for a distance of 87.54 feet to a point on the Easterly right of way line of Heritage lane (66 foot right of way); point lying on a curve concave Northwesterly; thence Northeasterly along said right of way line and curve with a radius of 150.00 feet, through a central angle of 43 degrees 42 minutes 44 seconds, for an arc distance of 114.44 feet (chord of said arc being North 08 degrees 40 minutes 12 seconds East, 111.68 feet): thence leaving said Easterly right of way line run North 41 degrees 09 minutes 56 seconds East, for a distance of 11.82 feet to a point of curve to the right; thence along said curve with a radius of 65.00 feet, through a central angle of 34 degrees 43 minutes 51 seconds, for an arc distance of 39.40 feet (chord of said arc being North 58 degrees 31 minutes 52 seconds East, 38.80 feet to the Point of Beginning. EASEMENT B Commence at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida and run thence South 89 degrees 37 minutes 31 seconds East, along the South boundary line of Lot 29 of said Garrison Plantation and a easterly projection thereof, for a distance of 517.60 feet to the West bank of a drainage ditch; thence South 20 degrees 09 minutes 42 seconds East, along said West bank, for a distance of 519.27 feet; thence leaving said West bank, run North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 355.00 feet to a point lying on a curve concave Southerly for the Point of Beginning; from said Point of Beginning run thence Westerly along said curve with a radius of 60.00 feet, through a central angle of 120 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds, for an arc distance of 125.66 feet (chord of said arc being North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, 103.92 feet); thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West for a distance of 222.32 feet to a point of curve to the left; thence along said curve with a radius of 65.00 feet, through a central angle of 14 degrees 10 minutes 21 seconds, for an arc distance of 16.08 feet (chord of said arc being South 82 degrees 58 minutes 57 seconds West, 16.04 feet) to the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along said East boundary line, for a distance of 73.66 feet; thence leaving said East boundary line run North 41 degrees 09 minutes 56 seconds East, for a distance of 18.48 feet to a point of curve to the right; thence along said curve with a radius of 5.00 feet, through a central angle of 48 degrees 54 minutes 12 seconds, for an arc distance of 4.27 feet (chord of said arc being North 65 degrees 37 minutes 02 seconds West. 4.14 feet) thence South 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds East, for a distance of 222.32 feet to a point on a curve concave Northerly; thence Southeasterly, Easterly and Northeasterly along said curve with a radius of 60.00 feet, through a central angle of 180 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds, for an arc distance of 188.50 feet (chord of said arc being North 60 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds East, 120.00 feet) to the Point of Beginning. EASEMENT C, 20 FOOT INGRESS/ EGRESS/UTILITY EASEMENT Commencing at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along the East boundary line of said Lot 32, Lot 33, Lot 34 and a projection thereof, for a distance of 490.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence leaving said East boundary line run South 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds East, for a distance of 20.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, for a distance of 265.57 feet; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 370.71 feet to the Easterly right of way line of Garrison Avenue (100 foot right of way); thence North 18 degrees 46 minutes 52 seconds West, along said Easterly right of way line, for a distance of 21.13 feet; thence leaving said Easterly right of way line run Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN CALL TODAY! 227-7847 Services GET YOUR AD IN! 227-7847 CALL T ODAY 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 850-340-0756 Gregs Handyman Service & Lawn Maintenance Check out my work on Facebook! bobgilbert54@gmail.com 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 COST CUTTERS LAWN SERVICE Affordably Addressing All Your Lawn Care Needs Licensed & Insured Serving from Mexico Beach to the Cape. 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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, March 28, 2013 The Star | B7 South 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds East, for a distance of 357.54 feet to a concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Southeast corner of said Garrison Plantation; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds East, along the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation, for a distance of 245.57 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.2845 acres, more or less. For additional information concerning the above property contact: William J. Podolsky, III, Esquire, Phelps Dunbar LLP, 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1900, Tampa, Florida 33602 or (813) 472-7550. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashier’s check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. EDWARD M. SPOONER United States Marshal Northern District of Florida Dated: 02-27-2013 By: Glenn A. Miller U.S. Marshal’s Service Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92573S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 546 Application No. 2013-11 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 02290-000R Description of Property: Lot 19, 20, 21, and 22, in Block “F”, College Park Subdivision to the City of Wewahitchka, Florida, as per Official plat recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Mildred Darley and Rudene Sanders All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013. Dated this 5th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90502S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY Case No. 12-272 CA JOHN D. WRONA Plaintiff, vs. CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., et. al., Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foredosure dated March 7, 2013, and entered in Civil Case No. 12272-CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida wherein JOHN D. WRONA is the Plaintiff and CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., RAY L. BUTLER, and KATHY J. BUTLER are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd, Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., EST, on the 11th day of April, 2013, the following described property situated in Gulf County, Florida and set forth in the Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: Lots 10 and 12, Block 8 of Port St. Joe, Beach, Unit No. 1, according to the Official Plat thereof on file in the Office of the Clerk of Court, Gulf County, Florida. Together with 1972 Brook mobile home Identification Numbers: 52244512 A & B. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled persons who, because of their disabilities need special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 or Telephone (850) 229-6113 prior to such proceedings. Witness my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court, on this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of Circuit Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, 2013 92685S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1253 Application No. 2013-14 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04313-000R Description of Property: Lot Ten (10) of Block “C” of C.P. Gauldings Addition to Highland View Subdivision, a Subdivision on the South West Quarter (SW 1/4) of Government Lot Fourteen (14), Range Eleven West (11 W), Township Seven South (7S). Name in which assessed: Clay T. Eubanks and Staci R. Eubanks Scaturro All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 17th day of April, 2013. Dated this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 2013 92575S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1175 Application No. 2013-10 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 03816-085R Description of Property: Lot 7, Hidden Ridge, a Subdivision, located in Section 4, Township 7 South, Range 11 West, accounding to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat 5, Page 57, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Thomas G. Beaty & Mary M. Beaty All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013. Dated this 5th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92577S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 330 Application No. 2013-9 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01432-000R Description of Property: Lot 14, Block 5, Unit One, RIVERSIDE ESTATES, as per map or plat thereof and recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 24, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Elaine Hodges and Laurie Duke All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013. Dated this 5th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92689S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 228 Application No. 2013-12 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 00953-062R Description of Property: FARM #91, Gulf County Farms Unit Three: COMMENCE at the Northwest Corner of Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 9 West, Gulf County, Florida, thence South 3 Degrees 03 Minutes 30 Seconds East along the West line of said Section 30, for 1321.88 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence North 71 Degrees 43 Minutes 40 Seconds East for 509.98 feet to the Westerly right of way line of a 60 feet street; thence South 18 Degrees 16 Minutes 20 Seconds East along said Westerly right of way line for 400.00 feet; thence South 71 Degrees 43 Minutes 40 Seconds West for 618.76 feet to said West line of Section 30; thence North 3 Degrees 03 Minutes 30 Seconds West along said West line for 414.53 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 5.18 acres, more or less. Name in which assessed: Marion Archie Busby, Jr. and Sandra Lee Adkins All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 17th day of April, 2013. Dated this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 2013 92687S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 503 Application No. 2013-13 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01936-000R Description of Property: COMMENCE at the NE. Corner of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 24, Township 4 South, Range 10 West, and extend a line South along the East line of said NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 for 552.4 feet; thence turn Westerly for 26 feet to a POINT OF BEGINNING. From the POINT OF BEGINNING, continue the line last described Westerly for 16 feet, thence turn Southerly for 100 feet, thence turn Easterly for 165 feet, thence turn Northerly for 100 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING. It is the intention of the Grantor to Deed a parcel of property 165 feet by 100 feet and that said parcel may be further described as follows: Beginning at the NW. Corner of Lot One (1) in the Block Eight (8) of Britt’s Subdivision, Unit One (1) and continuing Southerly along the West boundary of said Block Eight (8) for 100 feet, thence continue Westerly for 165 feet, to the R/W line of West Second St., thence continue Northerly parallel to the R/W line of West Second Street for 100 feet, thence continue Easterly for 165 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Name in which assessed: Myron A. Bliss and Mary H. Bliss All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 17th day of April, 2013. Dated this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 2013 92751S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY. CASE NO. 13-15 PR IN PROBATE IN RE: The Estate of ROBERT N. MURRAY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of ROBERT N. MURRAY, deceased, File Number 13-15 PR is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Gulf County Courthouse, Probate Division, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is March 21, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ ROBERT N MURRAY, II 138 Magnolia Ridge Ln Lexington, SC 29073 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ THOMAS S. GIBSON FL Bar No. 0350583 RISH, GIBSON & SCHOLZ, P.A. 116 Sailor’s Cove Dr. P. O. Box 39 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 (850) 229-8211 March 21, 28, 2013 92781S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1218 Application No. 2013-18 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04231-115R Description of Property: Lot 23, Sunset Village Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in the public records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 4, Pagr 19. Name in which assessed: Linda Wilson ET AL All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92775S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-184-CA CADENCE BANK, N.A., as successor-in-interest by merger to Superior Bank, N.A., as successor-in-interest to Superior Bank, FSB, by asset acquisition from the FDIC as receiver for Superior Bank, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. JEFF T. MCDONALD, individually, and MARK J. COLE, individually, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the “Final Judgment and Order on Report and Recommendation on Motion for Summary Judgment” (the “Final Judgment”), entered in the above-styled action in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court, in and for Gulf County, Florida, the Clerk of Gulf County will sell the property situated in Gulf County, Florida, as described in the attached Exhibit “A” to he highest bidder, for cash, at the Gulf County Courthouse, Front Lobby, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern). EXHIBIT “A” DESCRIPTION: LOT 2 A PORTION OF LOT 5, SAN BLAS ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 20, 21 AND 22 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5, SOUTH 69 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST, 150.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTHERLY LINE, SOUTH 20 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST, 100 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY LINE, SOUTH 69 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST 75.00 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTHERLY LINE, NORTH 20 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST, 100.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE ALONG SAID NORTHERLY LINE, NORTH 69 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 05 SECONDS EAST, 75.00FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING SUBJECT TO A 5.00 FOOT WIDE PEDESTRIAN EASTMENT ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF A 30 FOOT WIDE ACCESS INGRESS/ EGRESS, UTILITY EASMENT ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this March 14, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court proceeding at any courthouse 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: 850718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800955-8771; Email: ADARequest@jud14.fl courts.org March 21, 28, 2013 92785S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 515 Application No. 2013-15 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 02124-000R Description of Property: Lots Five (5) and Six (6), Block Nineteen (19), Gulf County Land Company Subdivision, according to the Official Plat recorded in the Gulf County Court House. Name in which assessed: Max W. Fleming (dec) & Betty L. Fleming All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92783S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1229 Application No. 2013-17 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04231-430R Description of Property: Lot 86, Sunset Village, according to the Official Plat Book 4, Page 19, of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Alan K. Hathcos & Richard Cole All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92803S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 23-2012-CA-000119 SEC.:_________ DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR ARGENT SECURITIES INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-W5, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT E. LYNN, JR.; RENEE G. LYNN; 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; ARGENT MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC AS NOMINEE FOR CITIBANK FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 23-2012-CA-000119 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 11th day of April, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. ET in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: BEGIN AT THE NW CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 1, T5S, R1OW, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN N8807’00” EAST, 195.96 FEET; THENCE S0024’00” EAST, 825.00 FEET; THENCE S8807’00” WEST 195.06 FEET; THENCE N0024’00” 835.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 3.73 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 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, Gulf County P.O. Box 826 Marianna, FL 32447 Phone: (850) 718-0026 Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-8771 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.fl courts.org DATED AT PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA THIS 15th DAY OF March, 2013. REBECCA NORRIS Clerk of Circuit Court Gulf County, Florida By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, 2013 92787S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 103 Application No. 2013-16 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 00575-100R Description of Property: A parcel of land lying and being in U. S. Government, Lot 5, Fractional Section 30, Township 4 South, Range 9 West, City of Wewahitchka, Gulf County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at a 6” square concrete monument marking the Northeast corner of U. S. Government Lot 5; thence run South 01 Degrees 22 Minutes 46 Seconds East along the East boundary line of said Lot 5, for a distance of 253.18 feet to a found 5/8” diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4842 on the Southwesterly right of way boundary line of East River Road (Cochran Landing Road) for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, departing the East boundary line of said Lot 5, thence run South 43 Degrees 07 Minutes 12 Seconds West for a distance of 530.81 feet to a found 5/8” diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4842; thence run North 86 Degrees 58 Minutes 18 Seconds West for a distance of 630.50 feet to a set 1/2” diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4111; thence run North 01 Degree 32 Minutes 00 Seconds East for a distance of 609.48 feet to a found 5/8” diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.B. 6475 on the North boundary line of said Lot 5; thence run South 89 Degrees 53 Minutes 31 Seconds East along the North boundary line of said Lot 5, for a distance of 477.27 feet to a set 1/2” diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4111 on the Southwesterly right of way boundary line of East River Road (Cochran Landing Road); thence run South 62 Degrees 59 Minutes 49 Seconds East along said right of way boundary line for a distance of 559.91 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said parcel of land containing 11.20 acres, more or less. Name in which assessed: Taunton Development, Inc. All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92859S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1280 Application No. 2013-21 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04594-220R Description of Property: Lot 4, According to the Plat of the Village at Marina Cove, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 48, in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: William C. Williams III All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 1st day of May, 2013. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 28 April 4, 11, 18, 2013 92861S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1290 Application No. 2013-20 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04640-000R Description of Property: Lot No. 20, Block B, Port St. Joe Heights, in the City of Port St. Joe. Name in which assessed: Pete McKelvy & Polly McKelvy All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 1st day of May, 2013. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 28 April 4, 11, 18, 2013 92863S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 273 Application No. 2013-19 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01244-001R Description of Property: Lot One (1), First Addition to Shamrock Estates, as per Official Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 51, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Robert Coultas All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 1st day of May, 2013. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 28 April 4, 11, 18, 2013 ANTIQUE CLOCK REPAIRNew to area, over 25 years experience. Free pickup, delivery and set up in Mexico Beach area. Call Jack at 850-340-1867 txt FL44164 to 56654 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020

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Scan Here Free Buyer/Broker Educa onal Seminars March 27 & 28 JOHN DIXONAUCTIONS MARKETING & ASSOCIATES RENTALS2 BR / 1 BA FURNISHED ................$550 3 BR / 3 BA UNFURNISHED CONDOW/ POOL .....................................$8503 BR / 2 BA UNFURNISHED CONDO W/ POOL AND 10X15 STORAGE UNIT.....$9503 BR / 2 BA FURNISHED CONDO W/ POOLNIGHTLY / $150 | WEEKLY / $8503 BR / 2 UNFURNISHED TRAILOR ......$500 OFFICE BUILDING FOR RENT 1500 SQ. FT. / 2 LOTS, HWY 98 FRONTAGE.........$650 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322Contact Randi Dempsey (850) 697-5300 or (850) 653-7282 www.seacrestre.com www. rst tness.com/carrabelle PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALS SEACREST REAL ESTATE, INC. IS NOW JOB NOTICEThe Gulf County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for one full-time Laborer for our Public Works Department. Starting salary is $11.4248 per hour. This is a bargaining unit (Union) position with full bene ts. Applications and a complete job description are available in our Human Resources Of ce (1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe), or at www.gulfcounty- .gov Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., E.T. on April 4, 2013 at the Gulf County Human Resources Of ce. For more information, please contact Brett Lowry, Deputy Administrator at (850) 229-5335.Gulf County enforces a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and is an Equal Opportunity/ Af rmative Action Employer. Tynalin Smiley, Chairman Attest: Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk JOB NOTICEThe City of Port St. Joe (pop. 3445) is accepting applications for the following positions: Two (2) VOLUNTEER Fire ghters Fire ghter I and First Responder Preferred Please submit an application and cover letter along with ve references to The City of Port St. Joe, Attn. Charlotte Pierce, POB 278, Port St. Joe, FL 32457. Applications can be found on our website cityofportstjoe.com. If you have any questions, please contact Charlotte Pierce at (850)229-8261. The Positions will close on April 11, 2013. The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. This position includes developing, presenting and closing sales for new and existing customers. Advertising solutions which include print and digital are related to business customer needs that span all categories of small to medium local businesses. Presentations are made via in-person sales calls.We are seeking strong sales minded individuals who are able to manage multiple tasks, prospect for new business & offer excellent customer service.Certi cation: Valid driver’s license Find out why our team loves their job. Is it the exciting environment, the revenue rewards, the great bene ts, or all of the above? The Halifax Media Group is adding talented and motivated multi-media sales professionals to our advertising team.Please submit resume & cover letter to:lgrimes@pcnh.com or contact Lorraine Grimes at 850.747.5002 for more informationHalifax Media Group encourages applications from those with diverse backgrounds. Halifax Media Group is a DRUG-FREE environment. SalesCALLCENTER Inside SalesThe News Herald is looking for highly motivated Inside Sales Representatives who are customer service champions for inbound and outbound calls. Required Skills: Excellent computer skills to include use of internet and microsoft office. *Type 40 wpm. *Ability to handle heavy flow of inbound calls *Time management & organization skills *Excellent verbal/written communication skills *Must be detail oriented and work as a team player to ensure customer service excellence. *Strong work ethic & capacity to thrive in a professional team environment. *Outbound sales experience preferred The News Herald offers an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) options, vacation and sick leave and select paid holidays. Please send resumes to: lgrimes@pcnh.com Web ID#: 34244751 If you’re ready to move and overflowing with stuff Classified can help you store it or sell it! 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 Email:thetimes@pcnh.com theAPALACHICOLA & CARRABELLETIMES CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW Cue’s Furniture in Wewa, Quality Used Furniture, & NEW mattresses. Open Mon-Sun, 10am-6pm (850) 639-2343 or (850) 639-3512. Accounting/FinanceManager of Accounting and FinanceGulf Coast Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the position of Manager of Accounting and Finance at Workforce Center of Florida, 625 Highway 231, Panama City, Florida through Friday, March 29, 2013. For more information visit our website at www .gcec.com Equal Opportunity Employer. Web ID#: 34245217 Text FL45217 to 56654 HospitalityHousekeepingPart Time weekend help needed for all positions, apply in person, 4693 Cape San Blas Rd or 1200 Hwy 98 Mexico Beach Install/Maint/RepairMaintenanceCondo maintenance. 1 day a week. $10/hour. Call 850-687-9879. Web Id#: 34109804 Text FL45807 to 56654 HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESIs looking for Inspectors who are dependable employees with good customer service and teamwork skills. Must have reliable transportation. Great benefits for full time employees. Weekend work required Apply 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr, St. George Island 2 br apartments for Rent near Hwy 71 & Wewahitchka. Apply at Fisher Building Supply at 848 Hwy 22 or Call 639-5102 for more info I-Pass, C-301 br 1 ba, w/encl patio. Nice views $515 unfurn w/W&D, furn upon req., Bkgr/credit check, Avail. 3/31/13. 850-358-8634 for apptText FL44846 to 56654 Port St. Joe-1bd cozy cottage$450/mo + utils. New paint & tile floor in bathroom. No smoking or pets. Avail April 1st 850-229-1215. PSJ, 3 br, 1 ba, all brick 404 Battles Street, corner lot -large yard. W/D incl $650/mo + dep. 301-265-5368 Wewahitchka2br/2ba 156 Patrick St. Single Family, 1,112 sq ft, Fixer upper. Lease option or cash, $100 Down $240 month (803) 978-1540 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020



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50 For breaking news, visit www.starfl.comSubscribe to The Star800-345-8688For your hometown paper delivered to your home! Real Estate Ad deadline is Thursday 11 a.m. ET Legal ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET Display ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET 227-1278 Classi ed deadline is Monday 5 p.m. ET 747-5020 TABLE OF CONTENTS 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 75, NUMBER 24 Thursday, MARCH 28, 2013Lighthouse relocation inching aheadBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com Time and money, Port St. Joe city manager Jim Anderson said, were the two items the city did not have in abundance to relocate the Cape San Blas Lighthouse. City commissioners tried to move the ball forward during a special meeting on Monday, reviewing a scope of services provided by Preble Rish Engineers to act as the citys manager of the relocation project. Commissioners did not approve the scope, asking for more detail on when tasks would be done and when the city would have to pay out for the services. Commissioners are to take up the scope of services again Tuesday during their next regularly-scheduled meeting. Preble Rish, the citys engineers of record, has agreed to manage the project at no charge but the scope of services maps out roughly $49,000 worth of subcontracting work primarily design and site soil testing that the city must fund. Funds, at this time, are not plentiful. A fundraising campaign by the St. Joseph Historical Society has brought in roughly $39,000, with $20,000 coming from the Florida Lighthouse Association. The rest of the money has come through private donations and purchases of commemorative items such as Christmas ornament and poster urging Save the Cape San Blas Lighthouse. Commissioners have pledged not to spend taxpayer dollars on the effort and while there is a fullcourt press to apply for grants and other funding Just about anything we can go for, Anderson said the city has thus far banked only what the Historical Society has raised. We have all committed (to not spending city tax dollars), said Commissioner Rex Buzzett. The scope of services provided by Preble Rish also has little to do with the actual relocation. Some details of the scope are unknown, in fact, until a site is selected and a mode of moving the lighthouse and ancillary buildings has been identi ed. Buzzett said Monday he hoped TIM CROFT | The StarThe federal government moved the keepers quarters out of harms way late last year. The city is attempting to move forward on relocating the lighthouse and ancillary buildings within the next ve months. See LIGHTHOUSE A10 Health rankings place Gulf at the state medianBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com Gulf County is right in the middle of new county health rankings released last week by a non-pro t organization. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin, released its fourth annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps tool last week. The study uses traditional established data, much of it available from the Florida Department of Health at www. oridacharts.com to provide a snapshot of factors which directly or indirectly impact residents overall wellbeing. Those factors include smoking, drinking, obesity, teen pregnancy and socioeconomic factors such as education levels achieved. The study looked at every county in the country. See HEALTH A6BOCC travel policy simmers during meetingBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com The Board of County Commissioners has been looking back to move ahead on a new travel policy for all employees, including commissioners. That did not sit comfortably with the father of a former commissioner. Commissioner Joanna Bryan asked more than a month ago for gures relating to travel by commissioners over the past several years. Before the BOCC at the time of her request was consideration of approval of travel for Commissioner Warren Yeager over the next two years to meetings with organizations such as the Florida Association of Counties, of which Yeager is an of cer, the FAC Small Counties Coalition and the Gulf Coast Consortium. Yeager is also an of cer in the latter two organizations.See BOCC A6 By WES LOCHER229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com After a two-week recess, the county RESTORE Act committee gathered back around the table to welcome its newest member, Minnie Likely, who replaced County Commissioner Warren Yeager, and began the mission of nalizing proposals. The committee met weekly for six months and heard 84 preproposals totaling over $133 million from groups and citizens regarding local projects that they felt worthy of any funds from the BP oil spill settlement. To help in the process County Administrator and Chairman Don Butler made a successful motion to avoid for-pro t projects and focus on those that would have a positive environmental and economic impact. We cant approve everybody. We have to draw the line, said Butler. Unfortunately, everyone cant be number one. Each project was individually revisited and at the end, 73 remained. The group agreed to send out letters to everyone who had submitted. For those still eligible, it was decided they would receive an invitation to propose their project again with a rm cost attached. Some projects were accepted with conditional approval that they pair with a no-for-pro t entity, con rm their 501c3 status, or would be self-sustaining after any RESTORE funds had been depleted.Local RESTORE act committee nalizes pre-proposalsSee RESTORE A6 City balks at PSJRA moveBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Port St. Joe city commissioners are willing to give thought to moving the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency out of the county Welcome Center. First, however,, theyd like to see a little give from the Board of County Commissioners. City commissioners agreed Monday to consider a proposed move of the PSJRA of ces from the Welcome Center to the Local Color building now housing the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce, but only if the county will rework an interlocal agreement, pick up the insurance at the Welcome Center and cover PSJRA moving costs. The county has broached the city about moving the PSJRA out of the Welcome Center as the staff at the Gulf County Tourist Development Council has grown. The TDC and PSJRA share the Welcome Center under a lease agreement from the city, which owns the land on which the Welcome Center sits, to the county. The building itself was moved from St. Joseph Peninsula to the city using TDC funds, and city attorney Tom Gibson noted that the lease agreement indicates the city owns the land and building. The city is amenable to considering the PSJRA move, but only if the BOCC agrees to changes in an interlocal agreement long sought by the city. The interlocal agreement was entered into in 2005 as part of the Development of Regional Impact (DRI) review for WindMark Beach. The provisions of that agreement, Gibson noted, have either been met or dropped in the years since as the bursting of the housing bubble took the wind out of the sails of development at WindMark Beach. The city has for almost a year attempted to have a provision that requires the city to pay a re tax to the county for establishment of a re station at WindMark Beach reworked to re ect the changing dynamics on the ground. Speci cally, the city wants to divide the re tax equal to a fraction of a mill worth roughly $25,000-$30,000 a year depending on property values and building at the development into three equal parts. One part would go to the Highland View Volunteer Fire Department, another to the Beaches Volunteer Fire Department and the nal third would go to the Port St. Joe Fire Department. The reasoning for the change is that those three re departments are the primary units responding to any re at WindMark Beach or along much of the southern end of Gulf County. There is not any reason to build a re station out there until there are a certain number of homes, said Mayor Mel Magidson. That is a no-brainer. Despite proposing the change several TIM CROFT | The StarPort St. Joe commissioners expressed reluctance about moving the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency out of the Welcome Center. See PSJRA A6Opinion . . . . . . . . . . A4-A5Letters to the Editor . . . . . . .A5Outdoors . . . . . . . . . . . .A8 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . .A9School News . . . . . . . . . . B3Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . B4 Obituaries . . . . . . . . . . . B4Classi eds . . . . . . . . . .B6-B8

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LocalA2 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 719 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach (850) 648-8207OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11AM-CLOSEALL YOU CAN EATBREAKFASTSATURDAY & SUNDAY 8:00 A.M. (CST) 719 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK THURSDAY NIGHT: BARRY HENSON DJ AT THE TIKI BARFRIDAY & SATURDAY: HERITAGE BAND & DJ FRIDAY & SATURDAY: HERITAGE BAND & DJ SUNDAY: KARAOKE Star Staff ReportThe Board of the Coastal Community Association (CCA) of South Gulf County elicited the help of the March Hare to get Easter Baskets donated for the less fortunate children in Gulf County. The CCA sent out an eblast, and locals, snowbirds and even weekend visitors responded with donations of complete baskets, chocolate Easter bunnies, candy and peeps. But not enough to meet the demand so the South Gulf Volunteer Fire Department rushed to the rescue and began collecting donations and making up baskets from the stuffed animals and chocolate Easter bunnies that were brought in as well. The Ladies Golf Association of St Joseph Bay Golf Club decided to take a swing at helping and brought in a bunch of baskets with many club members bringing in donations. The PidgeonRish Sunday School Class at the Methodist Church hopped right in and brought in baskets. Wow, was the Easter Bunny pleased with all the help and sends a great big thank you to all who helped make this basket drive so successful. More than 150 baskets will be delivered to the Gulf County Food Bank for the Easter Bunny. What big hearts Gulf County residents and visitors have! God Bless each and every one. Star Staff ReportThe annual Junior Service League of Port St. Joe Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 30. The hunt will be held at the Eighth Street Park in Port St. Joe. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, kids will meet and have a photo-op with the Easter Bunny as well as make crafts. All kids ages 10 and younger are welcome to attend; there is no admission charge. And, parents, dont forget to bring your cameras. The Junior Service League is an organization of resident women whose goal is to bene t Gulf County children. The Easter Egg Hunt is just one of many programs the JSL sponsors each year. Every contribution to the Junior Service League is used to promote the welfare and bene t of children with needs in the community. For more information on the Easter Egg Hunt, contact Nicki Skiles at 2275005 or email nickiskiles@yahoo.com. Or contact The Junior Service League at P. O. Box 114, Port St. Joe, FL 32457 or jslpsj@gmail.com.Star Staff ReportGoodwill Industries Big Bend Inc. held its annual board meeting and award ceremony last week. The event capped-off a successful year for the nonpro t organization, marked by an increase in people served, individuals placed in jobs, revenue and donations. The true measure of our success is weighed by the impact we have on the life of each person that walks through our doors, our employees and those we serve, said Fred Shelfer, Goodwill Big Bend President and CEO. For more than 100 years, helping people reach their fullest potential through the power of work has been the mission of Goodwill. Earlier this month, the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce awarded Goodwill Industries Big Bend Business of the Year. A standout in this community was Goodwills Port St. Joe store, which had a phenomenal year, boosting its sales revenue by 38 percent. Collecting and selling donations is half of Goodwills business and success, the other half is using the funds to change lives. Goodwill Big Bend operates 21 full retail stores, seven specialty stores, 14 attended donation centers, nine Career Training Centers, 11 apartment complexes and a preschool that offers on-site therapy in 22 counties in north Florida and south Georgia. All of which had a banner year thanks to the generosity of the communities support of donating and shopping with Goodwill. Highlights of 2012 include: 436,334 individuals or businesses made generous donation; 3,958 more than last year 6 percent increase in total sales from 2011. 5,733 individuals received intensive services and case management 23,162 services were provided to those individuals 650 people were placed in jobs in the community Goodwill employs 671 people 46 adults with severe barriers, including disabilities, nancial crises and job displacement were given temporary paid work experience, gaining new skills 31 high school students with disabilities were given paid work experience through the GoodOpps Program, which helps young members of the community build their work readiness skills 303 families with disabilities live in Goodwills 11 apartment complexes 165 children aged 6 weeks to 6 years received early intervention educations service 51 of the children received on-site physical, speech and/or occupational therapy I am quite fortunate to be involved with a devoted and hardworking team of employees and Board of Directors here at Goodwill, Shelfer said. The success weve had over the past several years has enabled us to expand our services throughout the Big Bend area. Goodwill Industries-Big Bend Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonpro t; Goodwills mission is to provide job training, education, and employment to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, helping them reach their fullest potential in supporting themselves and their families. Goodwill also provides barrier-free apartment complexes in which people with disabilities can live independently. Easter Bunny receives help in South Gulf CountyJSL holds Easter Egg HuntSPECIAL TO THE STAR Goodwill of the Big Bend celebrates year of achievementThe true measure of our success is weighed by the impact we have on the life of each person that walks through our doors, our employees and those we serve. Fred Shelfer Goodwill Big Bend President and CEO

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LocalThe Star| A3Thursday, March 28, 2013By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com Commissioner Bill Kennedy said his skin lacked the requisite toughness. Commissioner Bo Patterson said his skin was so tough it could be fried. During a special meeting of the Port St. Joe City Commission on Monday, Kennedy declared that one term as a commissioner was enough and Patterson hoped voters would give him two more years. With candidate qualifying starting on Wednesday, the two commissioners declared their intent to stay or go in the coming election season. Kennedy said it would not be healthy to run for a second term, saying he would not stand for re-election to the Group I seat. I want to announce I will not be seeking another term, Kennedy said. I dont like con ict. I dont like some of the things that are going on in the city. It is not healthy for me to continue. Kennedy did not elaborate on speci cs, but said that he had believed his work career had provided a suf ciently thick skin. However, he said that was not the case within the role of commissioner. Kennedy added that he was a champion of public service and his intention remained to be engaged in his community, just not in an elected a capacity. I think community service is huge and I will continue to do that, Kennedy said, adding that he would be available for consult for the Commission or individual commissioners. But, he said, two years in of ce was enough to indicate he was not cut out for the roll. I think youve done a great job for the city, said Commissioner Rex Buzzett, echoing the words of other commissioners who wondered if Kennedy might be open to rethinking his position. Patterson said, My skin is so thick you could fry it while announcing he would stand for re-election to the Group II seat. I have enjoyed the last two years and I look forward, hopefully, to two more years, Patterson said. Mayor Mel Magidson announced earlier this month that he would be seeking re-election to the remaining seat in play this year, that of Mayor/Commissioner. The voter registration book for the May 14 election closes at 5 p.m. ET on April 15. This is for new voter registration or party changes, though party afliation has no bearing on this city-wide election. The last day to request an absentee ballot is 5 p.m. ET on May 8. Early voting will begin May 4 and continue through May 11 at the Supervisor of Elections Of ce on Long Avenue in Port St. Joe. Early voting will take place 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. ET on each day, including Saturdays, exclusive of Sundays. There will be no early voting on Sunday, May 5. Sunday, March 31stLuncheon Buet served from 11:00 am until 3:00 pmReservations Encouraged (850) 227-7900 602 Monument Avenue Highway 98 on St. Joe Bay Port St. Joe, Florida Thank you to all our Partners, Sponsors, Contributors, and Friends. We sincerely appreciate your efforts to support Faith Christian School as we strive to provide the best Christian education possible. Friends:Alines Beauty Salon Amelia Davis Bay Wash Beachcombers III Cheryl Johnson Debbie Burch Gloria Thompson We are genuinely grateful for all of your donations and support for our annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction.Gracie OMalley Pub & EateryJoe Mamas Killer Seafood Marlene Sewell Mary Lou Cumbie Mason Dixon Mole Hole Sponsors:98 Real Estate GroupAnitra Mayhann PhotographyAppraisal Group of North FloridaArtemis Gallery Black Tie Formal Wear Bo Knows Pest Control Burger King Boyd & Paula Pickett Centennial Bank Chick-l-a Dalys Dock & Dive Center Davey Bonar Dr. Frank D. May Dr. James D. Campbell Durens Piggly Wiggly Fish House Restaurant First Baptist Church Hannon Insurance Hungry Howies Je Wood, AdvocareJumpin Goat Coee, Charlie BrittMaharajas Contributors:A Design by Dorann Ace Hardware Apalachicola Blue Water Outriggers Bow Wow Beach Shop Cape Trading Post Capital City Bank Casey Sanchez Catheys Ace Hardware Cindy Fernandez Dockside Cafe Dr. John Buttram Dusty Alford iFix Computers Eli PrineEmerald Coast Dance AcademyF & B Builders, Inc. Farnsley & Johnson Gulf Co. 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Recently, my aunt sent me a picture of a pretty lady that was obviously taken a long time ago. It was one of those You wont believe who this is, or Guess who this is kinds of messages. I didnt know. I could only tell the picture was taken a long time ago. The lady looked like she was a movie star and she didnt look like she had enough clothes on for the time period. She was wearing some sort of polka dotted two-piece thing. Times have changed, people wear next to nothing on television and sometimes they wear nothing. The message noted that the beautiful lady in the black & white photograph was Frances Bavier. If you dont know who that is shame on you. Frances Bavier was Aunt Bee on The Andy Grif th Show. Tracing down the picture and nding it out it was a hoax, the lady in the picture was actually Gloria DeHaven. She was a beautiful lady and famous for her work in the theatre, movies and television. Later in her career, she made guest appearances on The Love Boat Murder She Wrote and Marcus Welby, M.D. If she was on The Love Boat she had to be a big deal, but she was not Aunt Bee. The picture of Gloria DeHaven was from a publicity shoot she was doing for a movie in 1949. Do you know how old Aunt Bee was in 1949? She was 47. Times have changed, but the body in the picture didnt belong to a 47-yearold woman. Frances Bavier/Aunt Bee was born in 1902 and passed away eight days before her 87th birthday in 1989. Regardless of the time, we dont need Aunt Bee pictures in polka dotted bathing suits with her leg stretched out like a hot wheels track. We simply need her to be Aunt Bee. We all have our favorite episodes of The Andy Grif th Show featuring Aunt Bee, none of which had anything to do with her looking like a pin up model on the wall of an army barracks. My personal favorites are the episodes involving Aunt Bees Pickles (that smelled like kerosene), her falling for the good-fornothing traveling salesman (who was Uncle Joe on Petticoat Junction) and the one where she gets all liquored up drinking the 170-proof miracle elixir of a snake oil selling medicine man. Enough is enough Aunt Bee was what she was and it was good enough to be the best in my opinion. She (Frances Bavier) has been dead for almost 25 years. I cant eat a pickle without thinking about her, thats the way I want it. The life of Frances Bavier, whats known about it, is actually very interesting. Aunt Bee/Ms. Bavier was from New York City and went to school at Columbia University to be a school teacher. That does seem tting. She would have been at Columbia from around 1920 to 1924. If youre a baseball fan, you know the name of Lou Gehrig, one of the greatest baseball players ever. Gehrig was actually playing baseball for Columbia during that same time frame (1922-23). I wonder if Aunt Bee watched Columbia Lou play? As most folks know, Lou Gehrig died too young at age 37 due to ALS, a disorder now commonly known as Lou Gehrigs disease. Before being disabled by the fatal neuromuscular disease, Gehrig set a record of playing in 2,130 consecutive games for the New York Yankees. It wasnt until 56 years later in 1995 that Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles would nally break the record. Aunt Bee, who was born in New York City and made famous by the ctitious town of Mayberry, North Carolina and The Andy Grif th Show spent her last years in Siler City, North Carolina. Youve probably heard the citys name on the show; she just fell in love with the town and decided to retire there. Her house was about 9,000 square feet; she lived alone. She was never married. It doesnt matter. Leon Was Our Test PilotShe aint Aunt Bee We didnt have cruise control on that old 1951 Chevrolet that served as our Family Car in my formative years. You pretty much had to keep your foot on the gas pedal all the way to town. It did have power steering... it took near bout all the power you could muster to turn that big wheel! It was air conditioned in the winter time. In August your tee shirt was stuck to your back before you made the big curve in front of Raymond Whites service station. Thank goodness it didnt have seat belts! Do you have any idea what Leon would have done to us with all those straps hanging at his disposal.. It was equipped with an Entertainment Center that GM could only wish for today. Wed play I Spy until Leon spied something black and when you said the black on the dashboard he changed it to the black behind the dome light. When you said dome light he changed it to the black letters on the First Baptist Church sign which was clearly outside the car and thereby outside the rules. Thats when the cab of that old car became a wrestling ring! We had roller derbies inside that thing. We chased rabbits, real and imaginary. Football championships were won and lost daily. Leon put an Indian burn on my left wrist once that lasted from Huntingdon all the way to Pulaski! It was the rst automobile I ever saw that was equipped with a back up camera. When Leon was learning to drive and he would back up dangerously close to the porch steps, hed make me run back there and let him know exactly how much room he had left. Hed be trying to parallel park in front of Bailey Moore Wrinkles Hardware Id have to jump out and see if he could get in without clipping Mr. Ed Wileys Buick. That old car also had keyless entry. Anybody could get in it at anytime. No waiting or looking for lost or misplaced keys. The doors were never locked. And the key was never taken out of the ignition. This was the case if we were parked in the back yard, downtown in front of Tri County Electric or off visiting grandparents. I wonder how that would work today. Leon had his moments. David Mark and I were way too young to drive this car. No matter how far forward we leaned and stretched, our little legs couldnt reach the pedals. Sometimes Leons agile mind worked for you. He tied two inch blocks of wood to the pedals so we could drive around in the back yard. I never did get to taker in to town but I cruised by the clothes line and left the cedar tree eating my dust. I dont reckon that old 51 Chevy would ever be considered a classic. It would de nitely be on the boxy side by todays aerodynamic design. And it weighed a ton. I know that sun roofs are cool, as are tinted windows and heated seats. You can get vehicles today with two wheel, four wheel and all wheel drive. You can plug your dishwasher into anyone of six handy power outlets within easy reach But when Leon rolled that old Chevy down the embankment out where they were constructing the new highway 22 I wouldnt have traded the strength and build of that automobile for any fancy computers rigged, fuel injected, sleek model on the current market. There were eight people in the car. It rolled over three times. Everyone walked away. As a matter of fact, Leon, with a cut above his eye, got the worst of it. Leave it to him to add the last touch to a wonderful tangible product of our great childhood. I learned to drive on a 1960 Chevrolet. If you can believe this, it was even longer, wider and heavier than the one Leon destroyed! I tried so hard to be extra careful with it. I didnt worry about backup cameras; if I could see anything behind me... I didnt pull in! I would park it only where there were acres on either side. I dont know about handling and style, but I guarantee you it would out run a late freight when you got her wound up. That thing took to the open road like your Aunt Hattie Mays honey bees gathered to the wild blackberry blossoms. It didnt have any cup holders. But that turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Wed keep our cokes on the tray provided by Franks Dairy Bar. Charlotte would have to lean in close to get hers. It was a little embarrassing at rst but I quickly got used to it. A modern day elaborate console between bucket seats would have been a de nite drawback! It, thank the good Lord in Heaven, did not have GPS either! You with me here? Charlotte and I turned down some roads that it wasnt anybodys business where we were. We didnt need some giant eye in the sky spying on us! Just think what would have happened if some machine had turned our location in to her daddy? Listen, Dwayne Melton was bigger than John Wayne and rougher than a stucco bathtub! Had he found us out on the Hinkledale Road, you wouldnt be reading this epistle today! Daddy traded that Chevy in for a newer Buick that actually did have air condition. He thought it was a giant step forward. Im not sure though. Its hard to measure when you start trading comfort... for memories. RESPECTFULLY, KES HUNKER DOWNKesley Colbert 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 CRANKS MY TRACTORBN Heard OPINION www.starfl.comThursday, March 28, 2013 APage 4Section Not Aunt Bee. Aunt BeeSee CRANKS A5By Brandon ToddThis is a follow up to I didnt know I had a Big Brother? article from last weeks edition of The Star. A couple of years ago I stumbled across a very interesting TIME magazine. This particular magazine had a very interesting, and somewhat controversial cover. On it was a man with a plug on the back of his neck with a green light, and a cable that ran from it in a robotic fashion. The cover was further explained in the main story of the magazine which was about a theory known as Singularity. This theory suggests that around 2045, human beings will become one with machine and greater-than-human super intelligence will be achieved through technological means. These superintelligent entities will dominate and merge with humanity until the differences between man and machine are indistinguishable. The concept of Singularity has been addressed in many sciencection novels by authors like Phillip K. Dick, and even in sciencection lms such as The Terminator series and The Matrix trilogy. According to Arthur C. Clarke, a famous sciencection author, sciencection is a precursor to sciencefact. A lot of things that were written in the past as sciencection, have manifested today and become science-fact. It could be said that the ctional Matrix and Terminators will eventually become realities. Cybernetic assassins and a computer program that imitates reality and enslaves human beings are sciencection concepts. But if Arthur C. Clarke was right in what he said, then the things from sciencection movies could become science-fact far in the future. With the Technological Revolution, the limits of human potential are limitless. This is either a very good thing or it is a very dangerous thing. The computer could be our savior, but it could also be our downfall. If the Singularity Theory is a certainty, then humanity will inevitably be enslaved, and possibly destroyed, by its own creation. Singularity is not a far-fetched concept; it is a very real and plausible theory. It is a theory that tries to explain the future of life on earth now that technology is so prominent. Humanity has gone through the Agricultural Revolution, the Scienti c Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Internet Revolution, and we are now at the beginning of the Technology Revolution. The advancement of human intelligence will eventually give birth to Arti cial Intelligence. Arti cial Intelligence will ultimately, according to Singularity, surpass and render human intelligence obsolete. My fear is that when Arti cial Intelligence is achieved and machines can think for themselves, they will view humanity as a threat and destroy us. Potentially, as in ctional lms like The Matrix and The Terminator, machines could wipe humanity out and be the cause of our extinction. According to Singularity, it is only a matter of time until the man becomes the machine, and the machine becomes the man. The conclusion of the TIME magazine article ominously reads: Maybe the arti cial intelligences will help us treat the effects of old age and prolong our life spans inde nitely. Maybe well scan our consciousnesses into computers and live inside them as software, forever, virtually. Maybe the computers will turn on humanity and annihilate us. The one thing all these theories have in common is the transformation of our species into something that is no longer recognizable This transformation has a name: the Singularity. The dif cult thing to keep sight of when youre talking about the Singularity is that even though it sounds like science ction, it isnt, no more than a weather forecast is science ction its a serious hypothesis about the future of life on Earth. Theres an intellectual gag re ex that kicks in anytime you try to swallow an Beware of SingularitySee BEWARE A5

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E x peri en ce the ResurrectionSUNRISE SERVICE ON MEXICO BEACH First Baptist Church of Mexico Beach Invites You to Join with Us GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE Friday, March 29th 12:00 P.M. CST PLACE: Sea Street Ramp DATE: Sunday, March 31st, 2013 TIME: 6:00 A.M. CST BRING: Chair & Blanket All are invited to continue the Celebration with Free Breakfast at the Church following the Service. 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 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 LETTERS www.starfl.comThursday, March 28, 2013 APage 5SectionAunt Bee had suffered a couple of heart attacks and fought cancer. They say most of her time was spent in a large back room of the house that had only a bed, a desk, a television and a small end table. She rarely left her home. In addition to being a recluse, one would imagine she was somewhat frugal. After she died, the folks who went in her home were surprised to see the way she was living. Noting that she lived alone is not necessarily true; 14 cats inhabited the house with her toward the end of her life. Folks say the smell was close to unbearable because she literally gave them (the cats) the basement bathtub as a litter box. The condition of her house was not good; the plaster was peeling, the carpets were badly frayed and the upholstery was worn out. There was a 1966 Studebaker (she was very fond of) in the garage with four at tires. She was an older lady, in poor health; I understand. I dont need the bathing suit picture and the fact that her house was not what you would expect from Aunt Bee, just doesnt matter. The pickles matter. Ernest T. Bass and Aunt Bee didnt along very well in real life. As a matter fact, they say not many people got along well with Aunt Bee. As most folks know, Ernest T. Bass or Howard Morris (his real name) actually was a director for a number of episodes of the show. On one occasion, Mr. Morris was moving folks around on the set of the show and asked/told Ms. Bavier, Frances? Id like you to move over here. Aunt Bee went a little crazy and started ranting, Nobody will `move me! I am not a sofa! I am not a dining room table! How dare you? They say Mr. Morris/ Earnest T. Bass wanted to hit her; Im glad a rock wasnt around. You know how Earnest T. Bass liked throwing rocks and breaking things. Again, I dont need the bathing suit picture to be real and the peeling plaster, stinky cats and ghting with Earnest T. Bass dont really matter. The pickles matter. The Aunt Bee I will continue to see on reruns taking care of Andy and Opie, making bad pickles and playing the piano under the in uence of hard miracle elixir those things matter. Let all of us just love her as we know her. Read more stories at www.CranksMyTractor.com. CRANKS from page A4By Jason AldermanIm a big believer in having the appropriate amount of insurance, especially when it comes to your health and personal liability. But if money is tight and you want to get the most bang for your buck, there are a few types of insurance you can probably do without or that may duplicate coverage you already have elsewhere:Extended warranties When you buy a car, appliance or electronic device, the salesclerk usually will try to sell you an extended warranty. These policies often duplicate coverage already provided in the manufacturers warranty. Plus, many credit cards provide an additional warranty on items purchased with the card.Smartphone insurance After shelling out big bucks for a smartphone, you might be tempted to buy replacement insurance. Just be aware that youll probably pay a hefty deductible and likely receive a refurbished phone, possibly not even the same model. My advice: Keep your old phone to reactivate in case you drop or lose the new one. Flight accident insuranceThe risk of dying in a plane crash is miniscule and already covered by regular life insurance. Also check your credit card cardholder agreement, since many cover such accidents for tickets purchased with their card. Child life insurance Life insurance is intended to provide economic protection for a persons dependents, so unless your children are movie stars supporting you, this coverage is probably unnecessary. You can better protect their future by stowing those monthly premiums in an emergency savings account or buying additional term life insurance for yourself.Pet insuranceWith veterinary treatments now rivaling human medicine (organ transplants, chemotherapy, etc.), you could easily spend a small fortune keeping Fido alive. Before buying pet insurance, however, compare plan features carefully and weigh the expense youd pay out over your pets lifetime. For example, monthly premiums increase with your pets age, deductibles and copayments are typically higher than for human coverage and there are usually predetermined per-year and per-condition caps. Plus, preexisting and hereditary conditions usually are not covered. Rental car insurance In most cases, the optional insurance offered by car rental agencies duplicates existing coverage you already have. However, before automatically rejecting agency coverage, ask your insurance company and credit card issuer whether you are fully covered for rental cars. A few considerations: Coverage through your auto policy often expires after 30 days or less of renting the car. Sports cars, luxury models, SUVs and trucks are often excluded. Travel outside service areas typically is forbidden especially across foreign borders or in rough terrain. If you don't carry comprehensive and collision coverage on your own car, your insurance may not cover a rental. Also, ask whether such coverage is limited to your own car's value, since most rentals are new. Ask what happens if you violate rental agreement terms (e.g., driving recklessly or allowing unauthorized drivers).Speci ed disease insurance Some people take out supplemental health and life insurance against specific conditions such as cancer, heart disease or stroke. Before buying, make sure you have adequate major medical insurance, which already covers such conditions. And carefully review the policy for restrictions. For example, many cancer insurance policies wont pay for outpatient care or cover skin cancer, and impose fixeddollar limits on specific procedures. When it comes to your budget and your familys security it pays to know which insurance is essential and which you can probably skip. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 17, 2013, go to www. practicalmoneyskills. com/summit2013 JASON ALDERMANInsurance you can probably do withoutidea that involves superintelligent immortal cyborgs, but suppress it if you can, because while the Singularity appears to be, on the face of it, preposterous, its an idea that rewards sober, careful evaluation. The ful llment of Singularity will mark the end of humankind. We will no longer be human; we will ourselves be machines. Henry David Thoreau wrote in his famous work Walden: men have become the tools of their tools. He wasnt writing of Singularity of course, but that quote alone has great relativity to the theory and explains it quite well. Singularity is upon us. Brandon Todd lives in Howard Creek. BEWARE from page A4

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LocalA6 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 8:00am to 4:00pm 8:00am to 4:00pm Animal Hospital of Port St. Joe24-Hour Emergency Service For Our Current Clients Quality Internal Medicine Soft Tissue/Orthopedic Surgery Dentistry Clean and Spacious Facility Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 8:00 AM 5:30 PM300 Long Ave PSJ, FL 32456 850-229-6009 The rankings show us there are a lot of factors that impact good health, said Sarah Hinds, public information of cer for the Gulf County Health Department. We are committed to working with our stakeholders to address all factors related to good health and this provides us with another tool. These rankings give us a picture of where we have been and where we need to go moving forward. Gulf County landed nearly in the middle of the states 67 counties, ranked 34. In fact, Franklin, Gulf and Bay counties were ranked 33, 34 and 35, respectively. Gulf County found itself on the wrong side of the state average in several key categories. Of the countys residents, 21 percent were considered in poor or fair health; statewide the percentage was 16 percent. Twenty-nine percent of adults are smokers compared to 19 percent statewide. Thirty percent of adults are obese compared to 26 percent statewide and 19 percent of adults drink excessively compared to 16 percent statewide. According to the data at www. orida charts.com the county lands in the least favorable quartile when it comes to adults consuming the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables and the percentage of adults who are overweight. The percentage of adults not undertaking the recommended daily physical activity was 28 percent in Gulf County compared to 24 percent statewide. Again, the county was in the lowest quartile for adults who meet vigorous physical activity recommendations and the third quartile for adults who engage in no leisure time physical activities, though the percentage of adults considered obese puts the county in the highest quartile in the state. The number of high school graduates in the county is above the state number (78-71 percent) but those adults with some college number 31 percent compared to 59 percent statewide. Gulf County lands in the secondlowest quartile on www. oridacharts. com for the percentage of adults 25 or older without a high school diploma or equivalency. Twenty-eight percent of the countys children live in poverty compared to 25 percent statewide and the percentage of children living in singleparent households was much higher than the state, 43-37 percent. The county also ranks low in adequate social support, with 26 percent of the population experiencing inadequate support under the rankings compared to 22 percent statewide. That is born out on www. orida charts.com as the county is in the lowest quartile in the state in such factors as the percentage of adults without health insurance (71 percent of residents have insurance compared to 83 percent statewide) and the percentage of adults who have seen a dentist or received a u shot in the past year. The percentage of fast food restaurants is well above the state, 53-44 percent. The percentage of babies born in the county with a low birth weight (8.5 percent) is slightly below the statewide percentage of 8.7 percent. The national benchmark, however, is 6 percent. Teen pregnancy in the county was also above the state number, as was the case in many rural counties. For every 1,000 female teenagers aged 15-19, Gulf County had 44 births. Statewide the number was 40. The county also saw a higher motor vehicle crash death rate than the state, but was well below the state in the number of sexually transmitted infections. The countys violent crime rate, as would be expected in a small rural county, was far below the state rate. On the other side of the coin, as would be expected in a small county with an older median age the countys rates for hospitalizations due to heart disease or stroke, adults who have had their blood cholesterol checked in the past ve years, lung cancer and death related to breast cancer put the county in the states lowest quartile. But the countys incidence of death to due to heart failure, diagnosed hypertension, diagnosed high blood pressure or diabetes, death due to melanoma, rate of melanoma, adults currently with asthma and cervical cancer death rates put the county in the highest quartile in the state. Community health is a community challenge, said Marsha Lindeman, administrator of the Gulf County Health Department. While (this) report presents county level rankings, we realize that promoting optimal health involves a broad spectrum of partners in government, education, business and civic organizations that are not necessarily limited geographically. HEALTH from page A1Those who were eliminated from the list would be informed of changes that needed to be made if applicants still wanted to remain under consideration. Some projects in both categories may be eligible for state funding, and those options would be explored or suggested in the letters. There was frustration within the committee about the lack of information regarding how much money might be available to Gulf County which made any of the committees plans uncertain at best. We need to know what we can and cant do, stated Dewey Blaylock, who represents environmental issues on the committee. We dont know what the rules are yet, responded Butler. It could take a week, a year, or ve years to nd out. Even though no updates had been received on the settlement in some time the members remained determined to be prepared and have a plan in place. At the close of the meeting Steven Webster, CEO for Biodiesel Consulting, made a public comment to inform the group of a meeting hed attended at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Tallahassee the week prior. Based on discussions from the DEP meeting, Webster shared that at present, $9 million dollars from a settlement would go to the National Resource Damage Assessment and $6 million would cover the entirety of the RESTORE act. Webster mentioned the owner of the oil rig that contaminated the waters, Transocean, already had seven gures worth of funds available to help rebuild the Gulf. Money would only be rewarded to those who had restoration projects approved with the State Treasury. Webster also commended the group for their organized and strategic plans. Youre ahead of curve, he told the committee. The statuses of all projects were reported to the County Commission at Tuesdays meeting. The committee agreed to suspend further meetings, gathering only to evaluate additional pre-proposals that meet the criteria until the Treasury has laid out the rules for the funds Gulf County might receive and how they might be spent. RESTORE from page A1 At the time, Bryan said she would like to look at the cost of travel over the past two years, including that of former commissioner Bill Williams, who Bryan noted did a lions share of the travel in response to work on the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Yeager, Bryan said, was assuming much of the responsibilities Williams had held and Bryan asked to take a look at the whole picture of county travel. The requesting of Williams records was questioned during Tuesdays regular bimonthly meeting by his father, Bill Williams, Jr. Williams was at the podium to discuss drainage and mosquito issues in Overstreet when he began to talk about the need for commissioners to set aside speci c meeting time to rebut attacks from the community, naming Jim Garth, Tom Semmes and the political action committee Citizens Improving Gulf County. There is a morality problem going on that is harmful, Williams said. You have the right to defend yourself. Bryan asked whether the meeting was the appropriate setting to attack citizens when Williams questioned her about her requests for records concerning his sons travel. I will look at any information on any issue relating to spending, Bryan said. That was all the request for numbers was about. It has nothing to do with your son. It is about investment of dollars that belong to the people of the county and the best use of those dollars. Your son was doing a lot of the travel. We need to see the investment we are making is bringing a bang. Williams continued his probe until he was nally cut off by Commission chair Tan Smiley, who said being a politician meant you were fair game for attacks and that a tough skin was necessary for the job, while praising Bill Williams for his work as a commissioner. The issue came up later in the meeting when Port St. Joe resident Bill Koran took the podium. Koran said the issue was not so much the travel, which he acknowledged as a necessary part of the job. But he said the county spent more than $200,000 in travel in 2011 and that commissioners should weigh the cost of travel, room nights, meals, etc. against the perception of citizens making, on average, $18,000 a year. This issue is very important, Koran said. A lot of the travel is justi ed. But should it cost more than the school board pays for travel, what a state employee is paid for travel? People are looking for accountability and responsibility in government. When you travel make it worth it. Koran said he had yet to see a cost/bene t analysis that demonstrated certain trips with several county employees traveling such as last weeks National Association of Counties meeting in Washington, D.C. brought tangible bene t to the county. Commissioner Warren Yeager agreed in substance. We need to be doing it as ef ciently as possible, he said. We need to nd the most ef cient way. We need to gure out if we are getting the bang for a buck. Commissioner Ward McDaniel said the travel issue was simple. Weve got two choices, McDaniel said. We can select where to put the headstone of the county or we need to go. Youve got to go to (federal and state elected of cials). Government moves slow. Issues such as CBRA and FEMA funding require that county of cials meet face-to-face with their legislative delegations, he added. If you think you can sit here and not go to those meetings and still get things done for the county, I have some swamp land I could sell you, said resident Pat Hardman. You need to bring home the bacon. You need to be at the meetings. As a result of a Bryans inquiries the BOCC has launched a review and rewrite of the county travel policy. The updated policy was in the consent agenda for Tuesdays meeting, but Bryan asked that commissioners table it for full review and consideration before moving ahead. The policy will be taken up at the next regular meeting. County attorney Jeremy Novak said the intent of the update was to visit some issues and problems that have surfaced with travel in the past several years and provide a more robust policy. This is a big issue for our constituency, Bryan said. I dont feel comfortable approving a policy I havent had time to properly review. Only Commissioner Carmen McLemore dissented on the motion to table the policy. BOCC from page A1times during joint meetings, the city has yet to secure county sign-off on the change to an agreement that has long been a source of tension between the city and county. And, Magidson noted, the amended interlocal agreement lets the county off the hook for $600,000 to be spent as the countys share of a proposed new recreational complex. Yet, still, the BOCC was holding out on the re tax changes. We keep hearing about the county wanting to have better relationships with the city, and we are trying our best do that and I feel like we are just spinning our wheels, Magidson said. The county also wants the city to agree to charge utility consumers the same rate, whether inside or outside the city limits, a practice the city embraced more than two years ago. Lacking any give from the county, city commissioners wondered during a special meeting Monday why the city should consider moving the PSJRA. I dont know why we are discussing moving out, said Commissioner Phil McCroan. We have a contract. We own the property the house is on. Commissioner Rex Buzzett said the city has a valid lease for 10 years under which the PSJRA must be provided working space in the Welcome Center. Unless the county was willing to pick up the moving costs at least $800 and pick up the insurance on the building which is now paid by the city, commissioners had no real incentive to agree to the move. There is no reason for us to move and it cost our agency money, Buzzett said. Gail Alsobrook director of the PSJRA, said that estimates showed that the monthly operational costs would not change with the new location; the only new expenses would be that associated with the move. Commissioners unanimously approved a motion from Buzzett that would leave the PSJRA in place until the county agreed to cover the moving costs, pick up the Welcome Center insurance and amend the interlocal agreement language on the re tax. PSJRA from page A1 THE PORT ST. 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LocalThe Star| A7Thursday, March 28, 2013 Chef/Owner Antonio Perez is happy to announce the addition of three new members to his Team Provisions staff! As General Manager, Melissa McNeill-Hudson has made Customer Service and Satisfaction the teams number one goal. Lennon Thiel, a lifelong resident has provided friendly and professional service to this area for over fteen years. Also joining the team is Chef Josh Kattell. From his beginningsin Gainesville, Florida he brings ten years of experience providing quality cuisine to clientele. Melissa, Lennon and Josh personally invite you to join them for an unforgettable dining experience. 222 Reid Avenue Downtown Port Saint Joe | 850.229.9200 Provisions Restaurant and Catering will soon be celebrating their eighth anniversary of business in Port St. Joe! Whether youre a first-time customer or a regular, Provisions appreciates your business and encourages you to stop by and enjoy! Real Estate PicksOur local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast SELL YOUR LISTINGS HERE! Only $35 per week per listing Minimum 2 ads per week or 1 ad for 2 weeks Contact Joel or Kari for details: (850)814-7377 or (850)227-7847SOLD MLS 248590 $245,000 Gulf Front FEMA LotYour chance to own a gulf front lot in an area of new, larger homes off CR-30A. Large building area for a single family home and private pool. Eligible for desirable FEMA from the road by natural vegetation. Paula Kroll www.coastalrealtyinfo.com Applying weed killers to your lawnThis is the time of year when many homeowners try to get the edge on lawn weeds by applying herbicides. I will give you some tips on how to apply these materials effectively, so the job gets done safely, so the lawn grass isnt killed along with the weeds. My information was provided by Turf Grass Specialist, Dr. Bryan Unruh of the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. One important thing to remember is that the word Herbicide means plant killer, not weed killer. If you use these materials improperly you can do as much damage to your lawn as you do to your weeds. Weed control materials available for use by the homeowner come in two forms: Liquids and wettable powders which are diluted in water and sprayed on the lawn and fertilizer herbicide combinations which are applied with a fertilizer spreader. The fertilizerherbicide combinations usually have preemergence materials for controlling annual weeds only. But if you have the right kind of lawn and the right weed problem, theyre convenient to use. The liquids and wettable powders work in most situations so theyre probably more common. You can apply these materials with a garden hose spray attachment or a pump-up pressure sprayer. Both have advantages and disadvantages. The biggest problem with the garden hose attachment is usually the dilution ratio. For the herbicide to work properly, you need to apply the right amount directly on the weeds if its a post-emergence material or in the rst inch or so of soil where the new seeds are germinating, if its a preemergence material. If your garden hose attachment puts out too much water with herbicide mixture, youll be washing the postemergence material off the weeds as fast as you spray it on. You might put out so much water that the pre-emergence herbicide is carried several inches down in the soil well below the weed seeds its supposed to keep from growing. Some attachment mix as many as sixty parts of water with each part of spray material some will mix as few as fteen parts of water with ach part of herbicide. Youll have better results with the lower fteen-to-one dilution ratio. The label on the sprayer should tell you what the dilution ratio is. The advantages in using a hose on attachment are that it will enable you to spray the material out at a fairly uniform rate and it will produce large droplets which dont drift around in the wind. The pressure sprayer gives you a very low dilution ration but it can spray such a ne mist that even the slightest air current will carry the herbicide into tender ornamentals where it might cause trouble. Also, with the pump-up sprayer its hard to keep constant pressure and this makes it hard to apply the herbicide uniformly. No matter what kind of sprayer you use, be sure to measure off small areas of your lawn so you can be sure each area receives only the amount of herbicide recommended on the package label. Its best not to water the lawn immediately after applying herbicides. You can wash the materials off the weeds and into the root zones of nearby ornamentals. Check the herbicide label to be sure the material is safe on your lawn and effective against the weeds youre trying to control. Follow all label directions. Finally, remember that a serious weed problem is usually a sign that something else is wrong with the lawn. The best way to control weeds is to keep your lawn as healthy as possible all year long. For more information on weed killers call the Gulf County Extension Service @ 639-3200 or visit our website: http://gulf.ifas. u .edu or www.http://edis.ifas.u edu and see Publication ENH 884 and EP 141. ROY LEE CARTERCounty extension directorOne important thing to remember is that the word Herbicide means plant killer, not weed killer. If you use these materials improperly you can do as much damage to your lawn as you do to your weeds.

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EVERYTHING FOR YOUROUTDOOR ADVENTURECorner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL(next to Piggly Wiggly)www.BWOsh.com 6 th Annual EV E EV E EV RYTHING FOR E RYTHING FOR E Y OUR Y OUR Y O UTDOOR ADV E UTDOOR ADV E UTDOOR ADV NTUR E NTUR E E Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 6 6 A A n A n A Our BIGGEST SALEof the Year!HUGE SAVINGS ON THOUSANDS OF ITEMSAPRIL 12 & 13 FRIDAY 7AM6PMET&SATURDAY 7AM 5PMET WEEKLY ALMANAC ST.JOSEPH BAY APALACHICOLA BAY, WESTPASS TIDETABLES MONTHLY AVERAGESTo nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from these given for APALACHICOLA: HIGH LOW Cat Point Minus 0:40 Minus 1:17 East Pass Minus 0:27 Minus 0:27 To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from those given for CARRABELLE: HIGH LOW Bald Point Minus 9:16 Minus 0:03 Sponsor the WEEKLY ALMANACCall Today!227-7847 Date HighLow%Precip Thu, Mar. 2865 48 0% Fri, Mar. 2267 5210% Sat, Mar. 2369 57 0% Sun, Mar. 2471 6120% Mon, Mar. 2573 6030% Tues, Mar. 2674 62 0% Wed, Mar. 2773 6160% 28 Th 1053am 1.1 730pm -0.1 29 Fr 1125am 1.3 850pm -0.2 30 Sa 1209pm 1.4 1019pm -0.2 31 Su 102pm 1.6 1151pm -0.3 FreeTideTables.com For comparison only Times are local Tides in feet from MLLW 28 Th 426am 2.2 322pm 2.4 909am 1.1 945pm -0.2 29 Fr 523am 2.2 349pm 2.6 938am 1.3 1029pm -0.3 30 Sa 624am 2.1 422pm 2.6 1008am 1.4 1121pm -0.3 31 Su 733am 2.1 500pm 2.6 1042am 1.6 FreeTideTables.com For comparison only Times are local Tides in feet from MLLW Email outdoors news to tcroft@ star .com Page 8 Thursday, March 28, 2013 OUTDOORSwww.starfl.comSection Section A FWC By DIANE HIRTHFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission A disease which has killed more than 5 million bats in the eastern United States recently was documented in north Georgia for the first time, increasing the level of threat to Florida bats. People who explore or do research in caves are being asked by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to take precautions to prevent the disease, which has devastated bat colonies in other states, from moving into Florida. The disease that is deadly to bats, known as white-nose syndrome (WNS), has not been detected in Florida. But WNS can spread by spores found on the clothing and equipment of people moving between caves, as well as by bat-to-bat contact, according to FWC biologists. No human illnesses have been attributed to WNS. Nevertheless, biologists warn the public not to handle sick, injured or dead bats. Also, no one should enter Florida caves with equipment or clothing that has been used in caves in WNS-infected states. If equipment or clothing has been used outside Florida, it should be decontaminated following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protocols described at Whitenose Syndrome.org where you click on WNS Info, then select Decon. Landowners with caves on their property can help by requiring that anyone entering their caves use only Florida-specific gear or decontaminated equipment. Florida has 13 native bat species that play a major role in reducing agricultural pests and controlling mosquitoes, which can carry human disease. The value of insect suppression by bats to U.S. agriculture has been estimated at between $4 billion and $50 billion a year. In 2006, bats with an unknown fungus on their noses and wings were first found in a New York cave. Researchers identified the fungus as Geomyces destructans, which thrives in cold caves with temperatures below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. FWC biologists do not know whether Floridas warm temperatures and short winters will protect the states bats from white-nose syndrome. But they are certain that limiting the bats exposure to the white fungus is an important method of prevention. The tricolored bat, gray bat and a bat called southeastern myotis all roost in Florida caves, said Melissa Tucker, FWC wildlife biologist. These caves are also important summertime maternity roosts for southeastern myotis and some gray bats. Since its discovery, WNS has been identified in 22 states and five Canadian provinces and found in all states adjacent to Florida. The name comes from the white fungus found covering the muzzles and wings of hibernating bats. WNS appears to have the most severe impact on bats during their long winter hibernation period, although research is ongoing to find out exactly how hibernation and WNS are related. In Florida, bats typically spend very little time hibernating but we have discovered several Florida caves cold enough during the winter months to support growth of the fungus, Tucker said. Bats affected by WNS do not always display the typical white fungus appearance. Instead, they might appear emaciated or severely dehydrated. Other signs of WNS include bats flying outside or near cave openings during the day, and dead or dying bats on the ground, usually in the winter. People can report dead bats or bats behaving unusually by going to MyFWC.com/WildlifeHabitats and selecting Health & Disease. Florida bat populations face other risks in addition to WNS, Tucker said. Loss of habitat has limited bat roosting and foraging sites. Bats also are particularly vulnerable during their maternity season, when they are giving birth and rearing young. To protect bats during maternity season, do not disturb their colonies from April 15 through Aug. 15. Cavers should avoid known bat caves during this period, and if they unexpectedly encounter bats, they should leave that area of a cave. For additional WNS information, go to www.whitenosesyndrome. org .Cavers asked to help prevent spread of bat disease Archaeology Month eventsStar Staff ReportMarch is Archaeology Month. St. Joseph Peninsula State Park is teaming up with the Florida Public Archaeology Network each March to present a program to educate the public. This year the park has also teamed up with the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve. Christopher Hunt, a University of South Florida graduate research assistant, will present an archaeology lecture, A Forgotten Community: Archaeological Documentation of Old St. Joe from 6-7 p.m. ET Friday, March 29 at the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Center, located at 3915 State 30-A in Port St. Joe. The following day, Saturday, March 30, will be Archaeology Day with two events scheduled. The rst event is from 10 a.m. until noon ET at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, 8899 Cape San Blas Road in Port St. Joe. The second event is 2-4 p.m. ET at the Constitution Convention Museum State Park, 200 Allen Memorial Way in Port St. Joe. At both of these events folks can have artifacts identi ed, learn about archaeology in your area, pick up information and learn about upcoming events. These events are free and open to the public. For more information call 595-0050, ext. 103. Gelcoat functions to protect the fiberglass body of your boat as well as make it pretty. Fiberglass is susceptible to premature failure if exposed to water and sun. Larger stress cracks, small holes, deep gouges should be repaired to keep out the water and stop the damaged area from growing. Once the gelcoat is penetrated and fiberglass is exposed it begins to decay, losing its strength. The now unprotected fiberglass resins become brittle, delaminate/separate and through time moisture contacts the coring materials and begin to decay and weaken structure. Coring materials are sandwiched between several layers of fiberglass to add strength and lower the cost of manufacturing. A variety of materials is used as coring; marine plywood, balsa wood, closed cell foam board and honeycomb materials. We can talk about coring in a later issue. All of these coring materials are subject to decay, rot, if exposed to water for a long time. This decay can, will, grow larger if allowed to continue absorbing moisture. If you suspect an area to be rotting, use a dull instrument wooden handle, dowel, broom handle method to tap around the suspect area, listening for a dull thud instead of a sharp tap. This method will help you evaluate the scope of work. Areas specifically susceptible to this type of problem are transoms, where engine mounting holes have been made. Deck and box lids all horizontal surfaces where cracks have allowed moisture to intrude. Just spend some time tapping and listening. Then prioritize the sequence of your repairs. Next time youre in Panama City, West Marine sells a must-have product, West Systems G-56 two-part epoxy in a caulking tube. Also, buy a package of extra screwon nozzles. Our local boating supply and hardware store sells a handy fiberglass repair package, small can of acetone, 4060 grit sanding paper for your drill, blue masking tape and a small can of Bondo-type filler for your upcoming project. SHIPSHAPEBy Richard HanceMinor Fiberglass Repairs, Part I SPONSORED BY Freshwater InshoreSpringtime fishing was on a high note until the cold snap this week. Most area waters are seeing good numbers of fish such as trout and red fish, with the occasional flounder in the mix. Most beach fishing is producing good sized whiting in our area, with pompano catches on the rise! Hand painted bream by the cooler full are coming to the docks at Howard and Berman creek this week. Good catfish are also being reported here as well. With the cold weather setting back in this week, crappie should be on the minds of many local anglers.

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PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SPORTS www.starfl.comThursday, March 28, 2013 APage 9SectionStar Staff ReportLed by solid pitching and power hitting the Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School softball team won three straight district games last week to improve to 9-3. The Lady Tiger Sharks beat Bozeman 10-3 last Tuesday. MaKayla Ramsey (7-0) started and went the distance on the mound, facing 30 batters and allowing six hits and three runs while walking one and striking out four. Shannon Pridgeon had two hits, including a run-scoring double and Kelsey Miles had a double and drove in three. Haley Wood had a solo home run and Ramsey, Stephanie Brinkmeier, Brittany King, Christian Laine and Haley Keels each had a hit for Port St. Joe. Two nights later, the Lady Tiger Sharks faced Blountstown, winning 10-2. Ramsey started on the mound and went six innings, allowing four hits and two runs while walking three and striking out four. Brinkmeier pitched a shutout seventh, allowing one hit and striking out one. Ramsey had three hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs. Wood had a double and single, King drove in three runs with a home run and Miles, Laine, Lexie McGhee, Brinkmeier and Pridgeon each had a hit. Last Friday, the Lady Tiger Sharks traveled to Franklin County and escaped with an 11-10 win. Brinkmeier started on the mound, going 3 2/3 innings while allowing seven runs on three hits, walking two and fanning one. Ramsey pitched the nal 3 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out three. Laine, Ramsey, Addison Rice and King had each had two hits. Wood, Brinkmeier, Pridgeon, Halleigh Keels each had a hit. Port St. Joe played at Wewahitchka Tuesday, host Metcalf, KY tonight and host Liberty County on Friday.COURTESY OF PHIL COALE | Special to The StarKelsey Miles had a double and drove in three runs as Port St. Joe downed Bozeman 10-3.Lady Tiger Sharks win three, up record to 9-3 Star Staff ReportThe Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School weightlifting team quali ed seven lifters for the Region 1-1A meet during the District 1-1A meet in Marianna last Tuesday. The region meet will be held April 1 at Panama City Beach Arnold. The Tiger Sharks had three weight-class winners. Carter Thacker won the 139-pound class with a 395-pound total. Cory North took rst in the 169-pound class with 505 pounds total lifted and Reggie Smith took the 183-pound class with a 475 pound total. Natrone Lee was second in the 199-pound class with a 475 total and Umstead Sanders took second at 219 pounds with a total of 385 pounds. Matt Simpson placed third at 119 pounds and Jacobi Jones was third at 199 pounds. Port St. Joe will be at Franklin County today.SPECIAL TO THE STARWith Cory North spotting, Carter Thacker competes at 139 pounds.Seven lifters qualify for Region meet Star Staff ReportThe St. Joseph Bay Golf Clubs Ladies Golf Association nished its year with the annual tournament with gusto! Two days of really competitive play resulted in new 2013 Lady Golf Champions. Penelope Evanoff is the LGA 2013 Club Champion, Geri McCarthy is the 2013 Net Champion and Penelope Evanoff is the 2013 Putting Champ. Division winners were as follows: Division ASusan Galloway was Low Gross, Faye Chadbourne was Low Net, Penelope Evanoff had Longest Drive and Sandra Frame took Closest to the Pin. For Division B Patricia Hardman was Low Gross, Margie Ely was Low Net, Patricia Hardman took Closet to the Pin and Geri McCarthy had the Longest Drive. A great luncheon banquet was served by the St. Joseph Bay Golf Club staff and trophies and prizes were awarded to all the winners. The LGA plays every Thursday and Saturday mornings and invites lady golfers to come out and join. Members handicaps range from 11 to 33, so there are a range of levels of golfers to play with. If you are rusty or havent played before, never fear, there is a great Golf Pro, Ethel Bardsley, who can get you in the game. Call St. Joseph Bay Golf Club for more information. 850-227-1751.SPECIAL TO THE STARLeft: Geri McCarthy is the 2013 Net Champion. Right: Penelope Evanoff is the 2013 Club Champion and Putting Champion.Ladies Golf Association of St. Joseph Bay Golf Club annual tournament BozemanThe Tiger Sharks fell 4-3 to Bozeman after the Bucks scored three runs in the top of the seventh. Austin Clayton pitched another good game, Coach Chuch Gannon said, and deserved a better outcome. Gannon pointed to timely errors opening the door for all four Bozeman runs. Clayton was 2 for 4 at the plate and Tucker Smith was also 2 for 4. The Tiger Sharks had nine hits, four coming in the opening inning as Port St. Joe jumped to an early lead. Clayton, Will Ramsey and Chase Wilder drove in the Port St. Joe runs.Liberty CountyPort St. Joe lost to Liberty County 9-5. Chase Wilder (1-2) was the losing pitcher and the Tiger Sharks had nine hits. Tucker Smith was 2 for 4 and scored twice and Wilder was 2 for 3 and drove in two runs. Ricky Pennington had a hit and drove in two runs and Bryce Godwin had a triple in two trips to the plate. However, the Tiger Sharks also committed seven errors. Our pitching was not bad but we cant continue to make errors and expect to win ball games, Gannon said.Tiger Sharks The Tiger Sharks hosted EMAC out of Alabama on Tuesday and play a doubleheader today, hosting Graceville at 4 p.m. ET and Walton County at 7 p.m. Friday the Tiger Sharks are at Franklin County at 7 p.m. ET.Star Staff ReportThe All-Pro Summer Soccer Camps will be held once again this summer in Callaway and Port St Joe. Presented by the Callaway Arsenal and the Port St. Joe Soccer Boosters, respectively, the camps will be held during the week of June 17-21. A morning camp from 9-11 a.m. ET, will be at the Port St Joe Soccer Complex, while the afternoon camp from 57 p.m. CT will be at the Callaway Sports Complex. The Director of both camps, as well as lead instructor, will be Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School girls and boys coach and former professional coach Gary Hindley. Assisting Coach Hindley will be three other high level instructors, including goalkeeper coach Don Maples from Tennessee. Both camps are open to all level players, from ages 5-17. Registration is limited to 75 eld players and 12 goalkeepers. For additional information or to request a registration form, contact Coach Hindley by email at gjhallpro@aol.com or by cell phone at 276-6353.ALL-Pro Summer Soccer Camps Port St. Joe Baseball BRIEFS PUMPING IRON

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LocalA10 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013the city could move the structures in phases, focusing on the lighthouse initially. But City Clerk Charlotte Pierce said that the federal government is requiring the city to move all the buildings lighthouse, two keepers quarters and an oil house within the six-month window provided when the city received formal conveyance of the lighthouse last month. One month of that is already gone, Pierce noted. Mayor Mel Magidson said his ongoing discussion with possible movers of the buildings indicated that moving by barge could be a possibility. Moving the lighthouse by barge would also reduce the costs, given that the city would no longer have to contend with moving power lines during a move over land, which would add, Magidson said, nearly $100,000 to the bill. Progress Energy does not seem inclined to do that as a public service, Magidson said. The most optimistic numbers the city is working with would have the move itself costing at least $200,000-$225,000. The actual site of the lighthouse in the area of George Core Park also remains in the air, after Mondays meeting. Commissioners expressed a preference for placing the lighthouse on land east of Miss Zola drive and close to First Baptist Church, saying that would likely be high ground that would not erect a signi cant permitting hurdle. Gail Alsobrook, executive director of the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency (PSJRA), noted that the location was where the Bay Park plans, the subject of intense public scrutiny and two well-attended workshops, had a marine ecology center. Alsobrook said another site for the lighthouse had been determined during the planning for the park funded by a $20,000 planning grant secured by the PSJRA and that the planning team estimated permitting would take no more than three to six months, six months being the very outside, Alsobrook said. Commissioners approved the preliminary Bay Park plans more than a month ago. Those plans were integral to the citys application to the federal government for the lighthouse the National Parks Service noted the park plans in letters to the county and city announcing the disposition of the lighthouse. However, after the two public workshops, commissioners decided to put the plans aside to focus on the lighthouse. Anderson and commissioners Monday expressed skepticism about constructing additional buildings in the area and Commissioner Bill Kennedy said he was opposed to the concept. Alsobrook also noted that the PSJRA had secured a $30,000 grant from the Florida Department of Protections Coastal Partner Initiative to fund the construction of the lighthouse foundation. The PSJRA was to match that grant and the board had budgeted $50,000 toward the relocation effort. The impact on the grant of any changes to the location of the lighthouse, Alsobrook said, she did not know. AND GANG MEMBERS: Fuel, Batteries, Antifreeze, Lead, Arsenic, Silver, Cleaners, Fluorescent Lamps, Mercury Containing Devices, Pesticides, Herbicides, Home Computers, Printers, Scanners, (and other pollutants).IF YOU FIND THESE VILLAINSHIDING-OUTIN YOURHOMEROUND EM UPANDBRING EMIN.GULF COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONDAYS April 6 Gulf County Courthouse: 9AM 12 PM EasternTimeREWARDConditionally-Exempt Small Quantity Generators (Small Businesses, Schools, Growers, and Etc.) will be accepted at a reduced rate. Call Gulf County Solid Waste, 850-227-1401, for a drop-off time. PUT HAZARDOUS WASTE IN ITS PLACE. KEEP GULF COUNTY BEAUTIFUL!For more information, please call the Gulf County Solid Waste Department at 850-227-1401 2013.48 WWW.LOOKOUTLOUNGE.COM LIGHTHOUSE from page A1

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Trivia Fun with Wilson Casey, Guiness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is now a weekly feature in The Port St. Joe Star. 1) From surveys whats the most popular response when asked to name something that pops? Champagne cork, Balloon, Popcorn, Bubble gum 2) Of tennis Grand Slam events whats the only one currently played on clay? US Open, Wimbledon, French Open, Australian Open 3) By city population which is the largest in Latin America? Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Buenos Aires 4) What is a computation with Arabic gures? Stipend, Algorism, Equine, Specter 5) Which soup is used to describe foggy weather? Chowder, Bisque, Pea, Mock turtle 6) What gulf is known as the Sea of Cortez? California, Honduras, Mexico, Panama 7) Which of these is not addressed? Envelope, Golf ball, Jewel, Audience 8) When he invented Scrabble in 1933, Alfred Butts was an unemployed what? Architect, Banker, Roofer, Clergyman 9) In the game of craps, the slang term Little Phoebe refers to a roll of what on the dice? 2, 5, 7, 9 10) Whats the worlds largest bay as measured by shoreline length? Phang-Nga, Banderas, Bristol, Hudson 11) Which president was the rst subject of an assassination attempt? Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, McKinley 12) What is a funambulist? Stamp collector, Tightrope walker, Park ranger, Mother of triplets 13) Which bandleaders theme songs included Blue Flame and Blue Prelude? Basie, Herman, Ellington, Calloway 14) Who prefers to call themselves Dine? Pygmies, Divas, Navajos, Zulus ANSWERS 1) Popcorn. 2) French Open. 3) Buenos Aires. 4) Algorism. 5) Pea. 6) California. 7) Jewel. 8) Architect. 9) 5. 10) Hudson. 11) Jackson. 12) Tightrope walker. 13) Herman. 14) Navajos. COMMUNITY www.starfl.comThursday, March 28, 2013 BPage 1SectionTrivia FunWilson CaseyWC@Trivia Guy.com Gulf County Visitors Guide unveils new brand for areaBy WES LOCHER229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com The Tourist Development Council rolled out the 2013 edition of the Gulf County Visitors Guide this week. The guidebook contains a streamlined look, new colors and a cleaner layout. Gulf County is wonderful, said TDC Executive Director, Jennifer Jenkins. Were really showcasing our beauty. The project took six months to come to fruition and countless hours of research went in to decoding the perfect way to represent Gulf County in the penultimate publication. With experience in strategy, branding and communications in the travel category, Jenkins knew it wouldnt be a small feat and with the assistance of a research rm, the TDC investigated what people in Gulf County liked about the area or felt was important. Social listening evaluations kept up with what people were saying about the area online and stakeholders analyses gathered information from local businesses regarding their thoughts or perceptions of Gulf County. After identifying important brands in town and collecting visitor feedback through opinion surveys, enough information had been gathered to create the new guide and brand. The vibrant orange cover, a departure from last years blue, shows off the Gulfs sunset. Inside, there are fewer words and bigger pictures, most contributed by local photographers. The layout of the guide was crafted by Kerigan Marketing. It lets us tell visitors about the area, said Jenkins of the guide, it doesnt let them make assumptions. A new website will launch next week to keep branding consistent and a digital copy of the guide will be available for download. Updates to the TDC Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest and YouTube accounts will also be ensure a cohesive look. Photos from within the book soon will adorn the lobby of the TDC building. Orders have already been submitted for 85,000 copies, up from last years 65,000 and will be printed by Coast2Coast Printing. Copies of the guide will be distributed to area airports, welcome centers, through the TDCs 80 partners and by businesses within the community.. This is our premiere marketing tool for Gulf County, Jenkins said. We hope that through our messaging visitors will feel at home; relaxed, peaceful and wonderful. SPECIAL TO THE STARThe 2013 Gulf County Visitors Guide Rotary still saving lives around the worldBy WES LOCHER229-7843 |@PSJ_Starwlocher@star .com Bill Crawford of Port St. Joe, a Rotarian of 39 years, has done a lot of great things with his life. Hes been to Peru six times to build houses for the needy and visited Costa Rica where he delivered and built wheelchairs for handicapped children. Last month, at 81 years old, his latest adventure took him to Chandigarh, India, where he and a group of Rotary International members administered polio vaccines to thousands of children. The former district governor of Rotary District 6940 and former owner of the Gulf Sands Motel, Crawford jumped at the chance to be part of the process. If I can make a difference in their life, it will make a difference in mine, he said. Though no cases of polio have been reported in the area since January 2011, Crawford and company took the trip with the goal of having India be declared polio-free by January 2014. In some countries, polio still is a widespread and crippling disease and Rotary International has been involved with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative since 1988 and is teamed with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Crawfords group teamed up with Rotary brothers and sisters from as far away as New Zealand, Australia, France and the U.S. Virgin Islands along with the local members of District 3080 in India who all came together to support the cause. During the 12-day February trip to Chandigarh, Crawford and 27 fellow workers celebrated World Immunization Day. On Feb. 25 they invited locals to bring their children to be immunized with two drops of an oral vaccine. The following day the group went door-todoor to immunize children who couldnt come to their station. Crawfords group was one of many teams in India and during World Immunization Day 172 million children were treated across the country. Another member of the group, Cynde Covington See ROTARY B6 By WES LOCHER229-7843 |@PSJ_Starwlocher@star .com The Supporters of St. Vincent sponsored its annual open house on Friday and provided easy access to Franklin Countys St. Vincent Island. Visitors, numbering almost 300, enjoyed a free full day of nature-related activities that included guided hiking tours, bird walks and history lectures presented by volunteers from the Supporters and other community organizations. The goal was to raise awareness of the islands wildlife and ecosystems and to encourage new visitors to the refuge. Free transportation was provided to and from the island via the Indian Pass public boat ramp. Snacks were served onsite, local musicians entertained the guest and a great time was had by all.Photos by WES LOCHER | The StarOne artist found the perfect way to spend his day. Inset, guests take in the island from the comfort of a wagon.St. Vincent open houseVisitors enjoyed the wide open beaches of St. Vincent.

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OFTHEWEEKPET St. Joseph Bay Humane SocietyGORDON!Gordon is a 52# 5yr Treeing Walker Hound. He is very friendly and playful. Gordon walks very well on a leash, he is very attentive and likes to play with kids and toys. This big guy has a big heart to match. He gets along well with other dogs and cats and would do well in a family home. This pet qualifies for a Pets for Patriots supported adoption. www.petsforpatriots.org If you are unable to adopt at this time, perhaps you could foster or make a Donation. All pets adopted from SJBHS will be current on vaccinations and spayed/neutered. Please do not hesitate to email townsend.hsdirector@gmail.com or adoptbaystjoe@gmail.com or call the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society at 850-227-1103 and ask for Melody or Debbie! Applications are available at www.sjbhumanesociety.org We require all potential adopters to complete an application form. Adoption fees include our cost of spay/neuter and current vaccinations. Our hours for the shelter are Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am-4 pm! Faiths Thrift Hut is always in need of donations also, and all the proceeds go directly to support the animals in our care! The hours for the store are Thursday-Saturday from 10 am-3 pm. Volunteers are always welcome at both our store and our shelter! Our store and shelter location is 1007 Tenth Street in Port St. Joe! Hope to see you all there soon!If you are missing a pet or want to adopt a new pet, please check with your local Humane Society or Shelter. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK: ST. JOSEPHBAY HUMANE SOCIETY PUBLIC NOTICENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider adoption of the following amendment and Ordinance with the following title:AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION TWO OF ORDINANCE NO. 99-07 ENTITLED ADDITIONALHOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS 65 AND OLDER OF THE GULF COUNTY; PROVDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance and referenced amendment. If a person decides to appeal any decisions made by the Gulf County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and that for such purpose he/she may need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings made and which would include any evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Pet Wellness ProgramDr. Hobson Fulmer | Dr. John Duncan187 Highway 98 Eastpoint, FL Open Monday Friday 8-6 PMWe are a full service Veterinary Clinic offering small animal medicine and surgery:Laser Surgery Low cost spay and neuter Monthly heartworm injections (no need for pills) Dentistry with digital x rays Ophthalmology (including glaucoma screening) Dermatology including allergy testing Nutritional counseling and diets Sonograms for internal organ evaluation and cancer screening Complete laboratory facilities Boarding After hours emergency care Highly trained, compassionate, professional sta FREE VACCINATIONS WITH EACH WELLNESS EXAM CALL 8506708306 FOR AN APPOINTMENT APALACHICOLA BAYANIMAL CLINIC YOUR OTHER FAMILY DOCTOR SocietyB2 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 Jerome Russ and Tenelya Leslie of Port St. Joe announce their forthcoming marriage at 3 p.m. ET on April 6, 2013. Their marriage will take place at New Life Christian Center, 504 Sixth Street in Port St. Joe. Friends and family are invited.Mary Zagorski of Mexico Beach celebrated her 90th birthday on March 26.Star Staff ReportLocal author Linda Heavner Gerald will be signing copies of her current books, including two mysteries and a childrens book from 13 p.m. ET March 30 at No Name Books on Reid Avenue in Port St. Joe. Among the books shell be signing are Beaufort Betrayal, Rosemary Beach, Will He? and Dusty the Island Dog. Heavner will be donating local sales for Dusty the Island Dog to the St. Joseph Humane Society. The Humane Society also will have information on pet adoptions available at the book signing. Come out, meet Gerald, buy some great books and help the local humane society.Star Staff ReportAmerican Legion Post 116 of Port St. Joe will hold a benefit fish fry/ chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. ET (or until the food is gone) on Good Friday, March 29 at Veterans Memorial Park in Beacon Hill. Along with local fish caught, cleaned and fried by Post members and friends, there will be chicken, baked beans, coleslaw and hush puppies. Soft drinks and water will be available. A $6 donation will be used by the Post to support a Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School NJROTC scholarship and other American Legion projects. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the park the day of the event. For more information call 227-3776. Legion Post 116 also will have a representative present to assist qualified veterans with information regarding the Post. Interested veterans can also go to www.legion.org. For God and Country.Star Staff ReportThe United Way in partnership with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and other private partners, will be offering free income tax preparation to eligible wage earners. The site at the A. D. Harris Learning Village, 819 E. 11th Street in Panama City, will operate 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. CT on Saturday. If you made $51,000 or less in 2012 you qualify for free income tax preparation. Each year many dont have access to affordable tax preparation services or are unaware of programs like the Earned Income Tax Credit that can put hundreds of dollars back in your pocket. Call 481-1322 for more information. The United Way and VITA are also offering a way for you to prepare your own tax return for free this year at myFreeTaxes. com/UnitedWayofNWFL. You must learn have earned less than $57,000 in 2012, have an email address and know your PIN from last year (if you do not know your PIN look it up by visiting www.irs.gov or call the IRS at 866-704-7388). Toll free and email assistance is available at 1-855MY-TX-HELP or email the support desk at info@myfreetaxes.com and free technical support is available 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time at 1-866-HRBLOCK, ext. 2. Use the link to access the website and begin self-preparation of your tax return MyFreeTaxes. com/UnitedWayofNWFL .Star Staff ReportGulf County Senior Citizens, located at 120 Library Drive in Port St. Joe, invites the public to join them from 10 a.m. until noon ET on Tuesday, April 2 for Dancing to the Oldies by D.J. Frances Markham. Listen and dance to music from the s, s, s and current hits. Members of the Panama City 55+ Club will be present to demonstrate the cha-cha, line dances, bop and shag and much more. Open to the public, donations are needed and appreciated. Other events at the center include gospel singing, weekly blood pressure checks, exercise class, bingo, arts and crafts and educational programs. From 2 -3 p.m. ET on the fourth Tuesday of each month an Alzheimers Support group meets at the Senior Center. The Center serves a hot nutritional meal each day at noon for seniors 60 and over, donations accepted. The Center is open 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. For more information about any of these events please call Debbie at 229-8466.Income Tax preparation assistance Events at the Gulf County Senior CitizensAmerican Legion to hold bene t sh fry/chicken barbecueJerome Russ, Tenelya Leslie to wed Local author to sign books at No Name

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Coupon Expires: 3-31-13 FREEEYE EXAMCODE: PJ00Darren Payne, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract SurgeonIn Memory of Lee Mullis, M.D.Todd Robinson, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Smart LensesSM WATERFRONTTIKI BARCOMING SOON!850-229-5200 | 340 Marina Drive Port St. Joe School NewsThe Star| B3Thursday, March 28, 2013 Special to The StarChoosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. If a family atmosphere with nurturing teachers and a stimulating, Godbased curriculum is what you are looking for, then Faith Christian School is the place for you. Interactive learning will be a part of your childs day, along with Spanish classes for all grades. Discovery learning days are incorporated into the academic year, and technology classes enhance the elementary program. Your child will experience academic excellence through Godly instruction. Faith Christian has a website (www.FaithChristianPSJ.net). Please take a few minutes and browse through our different links. Communication with teachers will be available through this site as well as the latest news. Faith Christian school is taking applications for new students. Enroll now through April 30, and receive a 25 percent discount on the registration fee. Partial scholarship opportunities for tuition are available for K5 through the eighth grade. Contact the of ce at 229-6707 to ensure your childs spot. THE LIONS TALE The Lions Tale DAZZLING DOLPHINSFront row: Myles Acree, Dakota Tousignant, Hailyn Levins Back row: Emily Lacour, Reese Johnston, Canaan Goddin, River Rollins, LaJuan Zaccaro Special to The StarNJROTC News The NJROTC is planning trips to the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center for an orientation visit; FAMU for a college campus visit; and Gulf High School in New Port Richey for an Athletic Competition. We have established a NJROTC Club in the Junior High that will meet on Wednesdays during rst lunch for the remainder of the school year. Any seventh or eighth graders interested in participating, please join us at our weekly meeting. SHARK BITES Any parent or guardian interested in receiving Shark Bites our weekly schedule of events, please email LCDR Marty Jarosz at mjarosz@gulf.k12. .us and we will put you on the list. Football Spring football begins May 1. All interested students need to have a completed or updated sports physical to be eligible to practice. See Coach Gannon for more details. Physical Forms may be picked up in the Main Of ce. Cheer Tryouts Cheer Leading Tryout Practice will be Monday through Thursday starting March 25. Final Tryouts will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Good Luck to all! Easter Holiday The school will be closed on Monday, April 1 in observance of the Easter Holiday. Progress Reports Progress Reports for the third nine weeks will be sent home on Tuesday, April 2. Watch for them. FCAT Testing April is FCAT Testing month starting with high school retakes in math and reading the week of April 8. Check the schools calendar for your students scheduled testing dates. Its tryout, progress report timeBy DEBBIE HOOPER at joebay.comSpecial to The Star At Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School they have a High School High Tech program which promotes local businesses to employ the high tech students for a few weeks during the summer. On Friday, March 22, the students were asked to shadow their possible summer employers. I had agreed to do that then realized that I had already volunteered to help with the St. Vincent Island open house. So I called Lynn Hauck and asked if I could take my student, Corey Williams, with me to St. Vincent so he could shadow me there. As a professional photographer I was on the island to do a Coastal Photo Walk. I have been a volunteer on the island for more than eight years. I started on the Turtle Watch Patrol, I drove and gave wagon tours, helped with student tours and always took photos to help promote St. Vincent Island. Corey was more than happy to join me and bring his camera along. He wants to learn more about photography. On our tour I talked about composition, lighting and the local wildlife. To capture great pictures of wildlife you really need to learn their natural habits and environment so you stay out of trouble. For example I found a Sambar doe on a tour one time that was in the middle of the road. I thought what a great opportunity for a photograph. I stopped the vehicle, got out with my zoom lens on my camera and began to take photos. Then I heard her snort and stomp her back hoof. Whoops, Id better get out of her way, I got back in the Suburan, I knew she must be protecting a baby or babies somewhere nearby. So I kept my distance yet tried to follow her on the path. She was not about to get out of the way. She had a mission. So I just inched the vehicle forward little by little until she nally moved off to the right. We followed her and looked to the right, saw nothing, then I looked to the left and there was her baby, probably a yearling. It was about half her size. Anyway I took his picture through my open window that you might have seen in a brochure or in The Star. (If you want that picture, I can send it, again but you have used it several times already, with and without my name on it. Trish used it in her St. Vincent Island newsletter the last time or time before. No Worries.) Corey shadowed me by being part of my Coastal Photo Walk and getting a tour of the island. He brought his own camera and experimented while on our photo walk. Waiting for the barge for its next pickup we walked onto the dock and observed a snowy white egret which has a black beak and yellow feet. I took many shots of it then offered my camera to Corey so he could try. It was very windy but somehow, Corey, after watching me, saw how to hold the camera and the zoom lens steady to take the shot attached. I cropped it for him but he captured this great shot!! So he is on his way. I am anxious myself to see what he captured on his own camera.Work and funPhotos courtesy of DEBBIE HOOPER AT JOEBAY.COMDebbie Hoopers shadow student, Corey Williams, photographed by Hooper. At right, Williams shot this photo of a snowy egret during their day on St. Vincent Island as part of the High School High Tech Program.

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Special to The StarFormer Ethiopian Prime Minister Tamrat Layne speaks about his controversial encounter with God in an exclusive lmed interview at Lifetree Caf 7 p.m. CT on Monday, April 1. After serving as prime minister, Layne was convicted of corruption charges and served 12 years in prison. During his incarceration, Layne claims he experienced a supernatural visit from God. Admission to the event is free. Lifetree Caf is at 1602 U.S. Highway 98 in Mexico Beach across from El Governor Motel. 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 Wednesday: Children: 6:15 p.m. ET Youth: 6:15 p.m. ET Choir: 7:00 p.m. ET Dr. Geoffrey Lentz Pastor 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:Sunday School 9:15 Morning Worship 10:30 Evening Worship 5:00 1601 Long Ave Port St Joe, FL 32456 (850) 229-8691WEDNESDAY:Family Dinner 5:30 Prayer Meeting 6:30 Student Ministry 6:30Childrens Ministry / Choir 6:30Adult Choir 7:30 MINISTRY SCHEDULE FAITHThursday, March 28, 2013 Page B4This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week. www.starfl.comBy WES LOCHER229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com Though author Steve Norton claims his son is the writer in the family, its he who celebrated the release of his rst book, 30 Days of Conviction, which he calls a no-frills, straight-truth guide to true salvation. What started as an online weblog less than a year ago soon gained a strong readership as users ocked to his website to read his irregular postings on life, his views, and his religious beliefs. Readers as far away as Russia urged him to keep writing and after seeing the success of the weblog, a friend of Nortons suggested that the author attempt to publish his collection as a book. The result, 30 Days of Conviction is what Norton refers to as a country folks devotional and though born out of a tumultuous time in his life, Norton thought his book could help readers examine their relationship with God. My lowest point in life became my highest point, said the author on how his words not only helped himself, but others across the world. Norton, who never considered himself an author and claimed he barely passed English, was surprised when Christian book publishing company, WestBow Press, accepted his submission. Over the months that followed, he worked on formatting and editing the book with the help of his friend, Lacy Hancock, an English professor at a Mississippi college, who polished up his words for print. It was almost a year before he had the nished book in his hand. I couldnt fathom it, said Norton of holding a printed copy in his hands for the rst time. I wrote this as therapy and someone really believed in it. Norton calls Port St. Joe home after recently relocating from Flora, Miss. He took what he called a leap of faith and moved to town with his wife, Wren, and his three children, Ashton, Ella Grace and Chap. Having visited in the past, he felt that the environment would welcome another creative type to the mix. The leap paid off as Norton quickly found employment as an IT professional working with Durens Piggy Wiggly, Bluewater Outriggers and Walter Green and his wife found work with Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf. With roots rmly planted in Port St. Joe, Norton has started to look toward the future. He has ideas for two more books: one, a collection of funny anecdotes about his life and a second, which hes writing with his son, about a monster shark. The marketing process for his current title is still under way with plans for book signings and radio station tours. Ultimately, Norton aspires to host his own radio talk-show where listeners can call in and ask for life advice. You get your intelligence from school, but your wisdom from the Bible, said the author. While everyone has their own views and beliefs, Norton encouraged readers to give his book a try. Youll either thoroughly disagree with it, or youll absolutely love it, he said.Local author releases country folks devotional Prime ministers God Encounter aired at Lifetree Caf She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She was born in Flatwood, Ala., 102 years ago and was a resident of Port St. Joe since 1938. She is survived by her daughters, Tina Cross, Helen Greene (Richard) and Susan Recknagel; grandchildren Gay Reichel (Rick) and Clay Greene (Christy); greatgrandchildren, Ryan and Geri Reichel and Caleb and Chelsea Greene; her brother, Carlton Livingston (Edna); and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lyman Durant and brothers, Leslie, Russell and Livingston. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 19 at Holly Hill Cemetery. In lieu of owers, please donate to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, FL 32405. Arrangement by Holly Hill Funeral Home, 2779 Garrison Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Helen Livingston Durant12-29-1910 to 3-18-2013 SUNDAY : WORSHIP AT SUNSETPARK 8 AM (CST) 10:30 AM (CST) ON THE 2ND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH SUNDAY: BIBLE CLASS 9:30 AM (CST) MONDAY : LIFETREE CAF 7 PM (CST) TUESDAY: MENS BIBLE STUDY 6:30 PM (CST) THURSDAY: WOMENS BIBLE STUDY 5 PM (CST)1602 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, FL(850) 648.1151 www.livingwateratthebeach.com William Pop Coach Wagoner, age 91, passed away in Ocala, Fla., on March 19, 2013. He was born in Clanton, Ala., on March 11, 1922. He was a retired teacher and coach. For more than 32 years he taught and coached at both Chapman High School and Apalachicola High School. Pop was a WWII Veteran, serving in United States Coast Guard in the South Paci c, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He then attended Livingston State Teachers College in Alabama where he met his wife, Blanche. In 1948 they moved to Apalachicola to teach and coach. He is a member of both the Florida High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame and the University of West Alabama Athletic Hall of Fame. Other than occasionally throwing his cast net, his true passion in life was coaching. He especially loved to see his former athletes succeed in life. He is survived by his son, Wally Wagoner and his daughter-in-law Julie of Ocala, Fla., and their children, Phillip and Abbey. He was preceded in death by his wife, Blanche, and his sister, Paula Binion. Funeral services were at the First Baptist Church of Apalachicola at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 23 followed by a graveside service at Magnolia Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations to Hospice in his memory. All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home. William Pop Coach WagonerSpecial to The StarHoly Thursday, March 2812 p.m. Community Holy Week Service with the Rev. Tommy Dwyer of St. James Episcopal Church preaching followed by a community lunch. 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Communion Service and Stripping of the Altar with Dr. Geoffrey Lentz of First United Methodist Church preaching.Good Friday, March 2912 p.m. Community Holy Week Service with Chaplin Cliff Smith of the Bridge followed by a community lunch. 7 p.m. Good Friday Service of Tenebrae with the reading of the Passion Narrative.Easter, March 319 a.m. Contemporary Service, outdoors under the sails, on St. Joseph Bay; 10 a.m. Traditional Service in the Sanctuary; 11 a.m. Traditional Service in the Sanctuary with Special Childrens Time. Holy Week schedule at FUMC of Port St. Joe

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LocalThe Star| B5Thursday, March 28, 2013 HIGHLAND VIEW ASSEMBLY OF GOD PRESENTS RISEN easter experience SUNDAY,MARCH 31ST 10:30 A.M. EST THIS UNIQUE SERVICE FEATURES: High-Quality, RealisticVideos of the Easter story Beautiful Music & Inspiring MessageAN EASTER SERVICE LIKE NO OTHER!WHY JUST LISTENTOTHEEASTER STORY, WHEN YOU CAN EXPERIENCE IT? HIGHLANDVIEW ASSEMBLY OF GOD 248 DOLPHIN ST PORT ST JOE | 850-229-7161 Star Staff ReportThe Artery in Port St. Joe has added a creative writing class to its after-school classes for kids. In addition to the fourweek After-School Art and Clay classes, a single session Creative Writing for Kids will be offered after school as well. The class, which is open to children ages 10 and older, will from 3:15-4:45 p.m. ET on April 15. Cost for the class is $15. Children will learn how to develop strong characters and how to make interesting things happen to them. Character development, plot, point of view and more will be covered. The instructor, Patricia E. Van West, Ed.D., is the author of The Crab Man (Turtle Books) and more than 100 other publications in magazines, newspapers and journals. She taught creative writing to children and adults for two decades. The nal session of After-School Art and Clay for this school year will begin on April 2. Classes will be offered on Tuesday afternoons, from 3:15-5 p.m. for ages 6-9 and on Thursday afternoons for ages 10 and up, and will run through May 2. The instructor is Leslie Wentzell, an accomplished Port St. Joe artist who works primarily in clay and is the owner of The Artery Studio. I try to encourage creative expression, at the same time introducing the kids to a range of art and artists for inspiration. The projects and lessons are different in every session, Wentzell said. The cost for the classes is $60 for a four-week session. All materials and ring are included. A limited number of scholarships are available, thanks to the generous donations of individuals who recognize the role of art education in developing coordination, concentration and self esteem. All classes will be held at The Artery Studio, 214 Williams Ave. Children may be dropped off immediately after school to enjoy social time and a snack before class. More information may be obtained by calling Leslie Wentzell at The Artery, 2275741 or by visiting the website, www.ArteryStudio.com. Registration may be done online at the website or in person at The Artery, open Monday and Wednesday afternoons, Friday mornings and Saturdays. Star Staff ReportA Wewahitchka woman was convicted last week of shooting her boyfriend despite the refusal of the boyfriend to testify against her. Esther Jean Wilson, 53, of 775 N. State 71, was convicted of aggravated battery with a rearm. She faces life in prison for the rst-degree felony. Wilson will be sentenced April 25 by Circuit Court Judge Shonna Gay. Wilson was arrested after shooting her boyfriend, Walter L. Wright Jr., in the face during an argument on Feb. 5, 2012. Wright did not cooperate with prosecutors, refusing to testify.Wewahitchka woman convicted for shooting boyfriendThe Artery adds creative writing to after-school offerings Below: A ve-computer lab was added for the Bridges students.By WES LOCHER229-7843 |@PSJ_Star wlocher@star .com When classes resumed at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School from the summer break, students in the Bridges program found that their old one-room facility had been replaced by nine newly-remodeled classrooms. The space, which previously housed the middle school administrative of ces, was remodeled to accommodate the needs of the students. Added classrooms include a computer lab, art room, den, bedroom where students learn home skills and a kitchen for organizational practice. In addition to needed of ce space, another room was built speci cally for physical and speech therapy which is a critical need for the students. We enhance their training in order to enhance their home life, Superintendent of Gulf County Schools Jim Norton said of the new facilities. In years prior, Bridges students had one small area with a side bathroom that held a toilet and a cold water vanity. In the update, each classroom activity received its own designated space and a new bathroom was added to meet the needs of the students and includes a washer and dryer, high-powered toilet, a shower and hot water. Its 100 times better, said instructor Diane ONeal, who holds a masters degree in special education with a focus on middle grade students. The Bridges program assists special needs students in Gulf County from their rst year of middle school until their 22nd birthday, teaching them social, home and life skills and training them to be self-suf cient when it comes to chores and hygiene. This program strives to help students ultimately join the workforce. Bridges puts extra focus on social lives and because of its location on the main high school campus, these 10 students attend assemblies and other class functions whenever possible. Its made a tremendous impact on the attitudes of the kids, PSJHS Principal Jeremy Knapp said. With the old facility, children didnt want to come to school; now, they dont want to go home, Norton said. Building Bridges at Port St. Joe High SchoolPHOTOS BY WES LOCHER | The StarLeft: The new Bridges center was built in the space left vacant by the old middle school of ces. Right: The new space offers dedicated areas for physical and speech therapy.

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LocalB6 | The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013of Jacksonville, helped coordinate the trip for the Rotarians and praised the team for its hard work and dedication. It was one of the best teams weve ever had, said Covington of the group, whose members ranged from 26 to 81 years of age. This was the third trek to India for Covington and her husband. She praised the locals for their continued education and awareness of the disease. The general population has become knowledgeable about the vaccine and how important it is, she said. This is a shining example of what happens when city leaders, religious leaders, business people and medical personnel all work together for the greater good. Crawford had his own reason for making the journey. When I come back, I can tell people more than what I read in the paper, Crawford said. Seeing it firsthandit made a difference in my life. B6| The Star Thursday, March 28, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 90384S UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PANAMA CITY DIVISION CASE NO.: 5:12-cv-155-RS-EMT SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. IOLA HOLDINGS, LLC, WILLIAM J. RISH, RALPH P. RISH, KARA MARIE JOHNSON, OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SUNSET VILLAGE, INC., PNC BANK, and CENTENNIAL BANK, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on January 11, 2013, by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 16th day of April, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) (Eastern Standard Time), at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Gulf County, Florida: Lots 59, 65, 83 and 87, Sunset Village Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 19, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. For additional information concerning the above property contact: William J. Podolsky, III, Esquire, Phelps Dunbar LLP, 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1900, Tampa, Florida 33602 or (813) 472-7550. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashiers check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. EDWARD M. SPOONER United States Marshal Northern District of Florida Dated: 02-27-2013 By: Glenn A. Miller U.S. Marshals Service Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90386S UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PANAMA CITY DIVISION CASE NO.: 5:12-cv-00142-RS-GRJ SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. WHITE CITY PARTNERS, LLC; WILLIAM J. RISH, JR.; MICHAEL HAMMOND, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on January 11, 2013, by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 16th day of April, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) (Eastern Standard Time), at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Gulf County, Florida: Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 11, Township 7 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, and extend a line East along the South line of said Section 11 for 49.8 feet; thence North 26 degrees 10 East, for 2,340.0 feet; thence South 63 degrees 50 East, for 1,110.0 feet; thence South 26 degrees 39 West for 33.0 feet to the Point of Beginning; from this POB extend a line South 63 degrees 50 East for 400.0 feet; thence South 26 degrees 39 West, for 635.8 feet; thence North 63 degrees 3140 West, for 152.0 feet; thence South 26 degrees 1020 West, for 5.0 feet; thence North 63 degrees 3140 West, for 248.0 feet; thence North 26 degrees 39 East, for 638.7 feet for Point of Beginning. The above description embraces a portion of Plots F and G of Wimico Subdivision as filed in Plat Book 1, Page 31, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida; together with an unsubdivided parcel of land lying adjacent thereto. LESS and except: Lots 9 and 10, of Wimico Place, according to map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 58, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. For additional information concerning the above property contact: William J. Podolsky, III, Esquire, Phelps Dunbar LLP, 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1900, Tampa, Florida 33602 or (813) 472-7550. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashiers check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. EDWARD M. SPOONER United States Marshal Northern District of Florida Dated: 02-27-2013 By: Glenn A. Miller U.S. Marshals Service Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90388S UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PANAMA CITY DIVISION CASE NO. 5:12-cv-00206-RS-EMT SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company, Plaintiff, v. RALPH P. RISH, individually, KARA MARIE JOHNSON, individually, PNC BANK, National Association, and CENTENNIAL BANK, an Arkansas banking corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on February 15, 2013, by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 16th day of April, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) (Eastern Standard Time), at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Gulf County, Florida: 6.76 ACRE PARCEL Begin at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida and run thence South 89 degrees 37 minutes 31 seconds East, along the South boundary line of Lot 29 of said Garrison Plantation and a easterly projection thereof, for a distance of 517.60 feet to the West bank of a drainage ditch; thence South 20 degrees 09 minutes 42 seconds East, along said West bank, for a distance of 519.27 feet; thence leaving said West bank, run North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 355.00 feet to a point lying on a curve concave South; thence Northwesterly, Westerly and Southwesterly, along said curve with a radius of 60.00 feet, through a central angle of 120 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds, for an arc distance of 125.66 feet (chord of said arc being North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, 103.92 feet); thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 222.32 feet to a point of curve to the left; thence along said curve with a radius of 65.00 feet, through a central angle of 14 degrees 10 minutes 21 seconds, for an arc distance of 16.08 feet (chord of said arc being South 82 degrees 58 minutes 57 seconds West, 16.04 feet) to the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds East, along said East boundary line, for a distance of 491.98 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 6.76 acres, more or less. Subject to a drainage easement on the Easterly boundary line thereof. EASEMENT A Commence at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida and run thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation, for a distance of 491.98 feet to the Point of Beginning; from said Point of Beginning continue South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along said East boundary line for a distance of 73.66 feet; thence leaving said East boundary line run South 41 degrees 09 minutes 56 seconds West, for a distance of 87.54 feet to a point on the Easterly right of way line of Heritage lane (66 foot right of way); point lying on a curve concave Northwesterly; thence Northeasterly along said right of way line and curve with a radius of 150.00 feet, through a central angle of 43 degrees 42 minutes 44 seconds, for an arc distance of 114.44 feet (chord of said arc being North 08 degrees 40 minutes 12 seconds East, 111.68 feet): thence leaving said Easterly right of way line run North 41 degrees 09 minutes 56 seconds East, for a distance of 11.82 feet to a point of curve to the right; thence along said curve with a radius of 65.00 feet, through a central angle of 34 degrees 43 minutes 51 seconds, for an arc distance of 39.40 feet (chord of said arc being North 58 degrees 31 minutes 52 seconds East, 38.80 feet to the Point of Beginning. EASEMENT B Commence at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida and run thence South 89 degrees 37 minutes 31 seconds East, along the South boundary line of Lot 29 of said Garrison Plantation and a easterly projection thereof, for a distance of 517.60 feet to the West bank of a drainage ditch; thence South 20 degrees 09 minutes 42 seconds East, along said West bank, for a distance of 519.27 feet; thence leaving said West bank, run North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 355.00 feet to a point lying on a curve concave Southerly for the Point of Beginning; from said Point of Beginning run thence Westerly along said curve with a radius of 60.00 feet, through a central angle of 120 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds, for an arc distance of 125.66 feet (chord of said arc being North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, 103.92 feet); thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West for a distance of 222.32 feet to a point of curve to the left; thence along said curve with a radius of 65.00 feet, through a central angle of 14 degrees 10 minutes 21 seconds, for an arc distance of 16.08 feet (chord of said arc being South 82 degrees 58 minutes 57 seconds West, 16.04 feet) to the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along said East boundary line, for a distance of 73.66 feet; thence leaving said East boundary line run North 41 degrees 09 minutes 56 seconds East, for a distance of 18.48 feet to a point of curve to the right; thence along said curve with a radius of 5.00 feet, through a central angle of 48 degrees 54 minutes 12 seconds, for an arc distance of 4.27 feet (chord of said arc being North 65 degrees 37 minutes 02 seconds West. 4.14 feet) thence South 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds East, for a distance of 222.32 feet to a point on a curve concave Northerly; thence Southeasterly, Easterly and Northeasterly along said curve with a radius of 60.00 feet, through a central angle of 180 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds, for an arc distance of 188.50 feet (chord of said arc being North 60 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds East, 120.00 feet) to the Point of Beginning. EASEMENT C, 20 FOOT INGRESS/ EGRESS/UTILITY EASEMENT Commencing at a four inch square concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Northeast corner (also most Northerly corner) of Lot 32, Garrison Plantation, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, along the East boundary line of said Lot 32, Lot 33, Lot 34 and a projection thereof, for a distance of 490.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence leaving said East boundary line run South 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds East, for a distance of 20.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds West, for a distance of 265.57 feet; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds West, for a distance of 370.71 feet to the Easterly right of way line of Garrison Avenue (100 foot right of way); thence North 18 degrees 46 minutes 52 seconds West, along said Easterly right of way line, for a distance of 21.13 feet; thence leaving said Easterly right of way line run Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN CALL TODAY! 227-7847 ServicesGET YOUR AD IN!227-7847CALL TODAY! 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 Z850-340-0756 Gregs Handyman Service & Lawn Maintenance Check out my work on Facebook! bobgilbert54@gmail.com 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 COST CUTTERS LAWN SERVICE Affordably Addressing All Your Lawn Care Needs Licensed & InsuredServing from Mexico Beach to the Cape.FULL SERVICE LAWN CARE STARTINGAT $29 artsigman@gmail.com 850.628.0694 SPECIAL TO THE STARBill Crawford administered oral polio vaccines to children in India during World Immunization Day. 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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, March 28, 2013 The Star | B7 South 89 degrees 55 minutes 52 seconds East, for a distance of 357.54 feet to a concrete monument No. 6019 marking the Southeast corner of said Garrison Plantation; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds East, along the East boundary line of said Garrison Plantation, for a distance of 245.57 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.2845 acres, more or less. For additional information concerning the above property contact: William J. Podolsky, III, Esquire, Phelps Dunbar LLP, 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1900, Tampa, Florida 33602 or (813) 472-7550. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashiers check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. EDWARD M. SPOONER United States Marshal Northern District of Florida Dated: 02-27-2013 By: Glenn A. Miller U.S. Marshals Service Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92573S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 546 Application No. 2013-11 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 02290-000R Description of Property: Lot 19, 20, 21, and 22, in Block F, College Park Subdivision to the City of Wewahitchka, Florida, as per Official plat recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Mildred Darley and Rudene Sanders All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013. Dated this 5th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90502S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY Case No. 12-272 CA JOHN D. WRONA Plaintiff, vs. CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., et. al., Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foredosure dated March 7, 2013, and entered in Civil Case No. 12272-CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida wherein JOHN D. WRONA is the Plaintiff and CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., RAY L. BUTLER, and KATHY J. BUTLER are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd, Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., EST, on the 11th day of April, 2013, the following described property situated in Gulf County, Florida and set forth in the Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: Lots 10 and 12, Block 8 of Port St. Joe, Beach, Unit No. 1, according to the Official Plat thereof on file in the Office of the Clerk of Court, Gulf County, Florida. Together with 1972 Brook mobile home Identification Numbers: 52244512 A & B. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled persons who, because of their disabilities need special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 or Telephone (850) 229-6113 prior to such proceedings. Witness my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court, on this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of Circuit Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, 2013 92685S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1253 Application No. 2013-14 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04313-000R Description of Property: Lot Ten (10) of Block C of C.P. Gauldings Addition to Highland View Subdivision, a Subdivision on the South West Quarter (SW 1/4) of Government Lot Fourteen (14), Range Eleven West (11 W), Township Seven South (7S). Name in which assessed: Clay T. Eubanks and Staci R. Eubanks Scaturro All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 17th day of April, 2013. Dated this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 2013 92575S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1175 Application No. 2013-10 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 03816-085R Description of Property: Lot 7, Hidden Ridge, a Subdivision, located in Section 4, Township 7 South, Range 11 West, accounding to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat 5, Page 57, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Thomas G. Beaty & Mary M. Beaty All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013. Dated this 5th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92577S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 330 Application No. 2013-9 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01432-000R Description of Property: Lot 14, Block 5, Unit One, RIVERSIDE ESTATES, as per map or plat thereof and recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 24, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Elaine Hodges and Laurie Duke All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013. Dated this 5th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92689S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 228 Application No. 2013-12 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 00953-062R Description of Property: FARM #91, Gulf County Farms Unit Three: COMMENCE at the Northwest Corner of Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 9 West, Gulf County, Florida, thence South 3 Degrees 03 Minutes 30 Seconds East along the West line of said Section 30, for 1321.88 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence North 71 Degrees 43 Minutes 40 Seconds East for 509.98 feet to the Westerly right of way line of a 60 feet street; thence South 18 Degrees 16 Minutes 20 Seconds East along said Westerly right of way line for 400.00 feet; thence South 71 Degrees 43 Minutes 40 Seconds West for 618.76 feet to said West line of Section 30; thence North 3 Degrees 03 Minutes 30 Seconds West along said West line for 414.53 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 5.18 acres, more or less. Name in which assessed: Marion Archie Busby, Jr. and Sandra Lee Adkins All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 17th day of April, 2013. Dated this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 2013 92687S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 503 Application No. 2013-13 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01936-000R Description of Property: COMMENCE at the NE. Corner of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 24, Township 4 South, Range 10 West, and extend a line South along the East line of said NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 for 552.4 feet; thence turn Westerly for 26 feet to a POINT OF BEGINNING. From the POINT OF BEGINNING, continue the line last described Westerly for 16 feet, thence turn Southerly for 100 feet, thence turn Easterly for 165 feet, thence turn Northerly for 100 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING. It is the intention of the Grantor to Deed a parcel of property 165 feet by 100 feet and that said parcel may be further described as follows: Beginning at the NW. Corner of Lot One (1) in the Block Eight (8) of Britts Subdivision, Unit One (1) and continuing Southerly along the West boundary of said Block Eight (8) for 100 feet, thence continue Westerly for 165 feet, to the R/W line of West Second St., thence continue Northerly parallel to the R/W line of West Second Street for 100 feet, thence continue Easterly for 165 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Name in which assessed: Myron A. Bliss and Mary H. Bliss All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 17th day of April, 2013. Dated this 12th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 2013 92751S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY. CASE NO. 13-15 PR IN PROBATE IN RE: The Estate of ROBERT N. MURRAY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of ROBERT N. MURRAY, deceased, File Number 13-15 PR is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Gulf County Courthouse, Probate Division, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is March 21, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ ROBERT N MURRAY, II 138 Magnolia Ridge Ln Lexington, SC 29073 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ THOMAS S. GIBSON FL Bar No. 0350583 RISH, GIBSON & SCHOLZ, P.A. 116 Sailors Cove Dr. P. O. Box 39 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 (850) 229-8211 March 21, 28, 2013 92781S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1218 Application No. 2013-18 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04231-115R Description of Property: Lot 23, Sunset Village Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in the public records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 4, Pagr 19. Name in which assessed: Linda Wilson ET AL All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92775S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-184-CA CADENCE BANK, N.A., as successor-in-interest by merger to Superior Bank, N.A., as successor-in-interest to Superior Bank, FSB, by asset acquisition from the FDIC as receiver for Superior Bank, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. JEFF T. MCDONALD, individually, and MARK J. COLE, individually, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment and Order on Report and Recommendation on Motion for Summary Judgment (the Final Judgment), entered in the above-styled action in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court, in and for Gulf County, Florida, the Clerk of Gulf County will sell the property situated in Gulf County, Florida, as described in the attached Exhibit A to he highest bidder, for cash, at the Gulf County Courthouse, Front Lobby, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern). EXHIBIT A DESCRIPTION: LOT 2 A PORTION OF LOT 5, SAN BLAS ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 20, 21 AND 22 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5, SOUTH 69 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST, 150.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTHERLY LINE, SOUTH 20 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST, 100 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY LINE, SOUTH 69 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST 75.00 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTHERLY LINE, NORTH 20 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST, 100.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE ALONG SAID NORTHERLY LINE, NORTH 69 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 05 SECONDS EAST, 75.00FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING SUBJECT TO A 5.00 FOOT WIDE PEDESTRIAN EASTMENT ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF A 30 FOOT WIDE ACCESS INGRESS/ EGRESS, UTILITY EASMENT ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this March 14, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court proceeding at any courthouse 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: 850718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800955-8771; Email: ADARequest@jud14.fl courts.org March 21, 28, 2013 92785S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 515 Application No. 2013-15 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 02124-000R Description of Property: Lots Five (5) and Six (6), Block Nineteen (19), Gulf County Land Company Subdivision, according to the Official Plat recorded in the Gulf County Court House. Name in which assessed: Max W. Fleming (dec) & Betty L. Fleming All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92783S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1229 Application No. 2013-17 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04231-430R Description of Property: Lot 86, Sunset Village, according to the Official Plat Book 4, Page 19, of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Alan K. Hathcos & Richard Cole All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92803S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 23-2012-CA-000119 SEC.:_________ DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR ARGENT SECURITIES INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-W5, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT E. LYNN, JR.; RENEE G. LYNN; 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; ARGENT MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC AS NOMINEE FOR CITIBANK FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 23-2012-CA-000119 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 11th day of April, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. ET in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: BEGIN AT THE NW CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 1, T5S, R1OW, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN N88 EAST, 195.96 FEET; THENCE S00 EAST, 825.00 FEET; THENCE S88 WEST 195.06 FEET; THENCE N00 835.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 3.73 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 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, Gulf County P.O. Box 826 Marianna, FL 32447 Phone: (850) 718-0026 Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-8771 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.fl courts.org DATED AT PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA THIS 15th DAY OF March, 2013. REBECCA NORRIS Clerk of Circuit Court Gulf County, Florida By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, 2013 92787S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 103 Application No. 2013-16 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 00575-100R Description of Property: A parcel of land lying and being in U. S. Government, Lot 5, Fractional Section 30, Township 4 South, Range 9 West, City of Wewahitchka, Gulf County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at a 6 square concrete monument marking the Northeast corner of U. S. Government Lot 5; thence run South 01 Degrees 22 Minutes 46 Seconds East along the East boundary line of said Lot 5, for a distance of 253.18 feet to a found 5/8 diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4842 on the Southwesterly right of way boundary line of East River Road (Cochran Landing Road) for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, departing the East boundary line of said Lot 5, thence run South 43 Degrees 07 Minutes 12 Seconds West for a distance of 530.81 feet to a found 5/8 diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4842; thence run North 86 Degrees 58 Minutes 18 Seconds West for a distance of 630.50 feet to a set 1/2 diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4111; thence run North 01 Degree 32 Minutes 00 Seconds East for a distance of 609.48 feet to a found 5/8 diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.B. 6475 on the North boundary line of said Lot 5; thence run South 89 Degrees 53 Minutes 31 Seconds East along the North boundary line of said Lot 5, for a distance of 477.27 feet to a set 1/2 diameter iron rod and cap, stamped L.S. 4111 on the Southwesterly right of way boundary line of East River Road (Cochran Landing Road); thence run South 62 Degrees 59 Minutes 49 Seconds East along said right of way boundary line for a distance of 559.91 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said parcel of land containing 11.20 acres, more or less. Name in which assessed: Taunton Development, Inc. All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 24th day of April, 2013. Dated this 18th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 2013 92859S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1280 Application No. 2013-21 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04594-220R Description of Property: Lot 4, According to the Plat of the Village at Marina Cove, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 48, in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: William C. Williams III All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 1st day of May, 2013. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 28 April 4, 11, 18, 2013 92861S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1290 Application No. 2013-20 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 04640-000R Description of Property: Lot No. 20, Block B, Port St. Joe Heights, in the City of Port St. Joe. Name in which assessed: Pete McKelvy & Polly McKelvy All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 1st day of May, 2013. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 28 April 4, 11, 18, 2013 92863S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 273 Application No. 2013-19 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01244-001R Description of Property: Lot One (1), First Addition to Shamrock Estates, as per Official Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 51, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Robert Coultas All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 1st day of May, 2013. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk March 28 April 4, 11, 18, 2013 ANTIQUE CLOCK REPAIRNew to area, over 25 years experience. Free pickup, delivery and set up in Mexico Beach area. Call Jack at 850-340-1867 txt FL44164 to 56654 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020

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Applications and a complete job description are available in our Human Resources Of ce (1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe), or at www.gulfcounty.gov Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., E.T. on April 4, 2013 at the Gulf County Human Resources Of ce. For more information, please contact Brett Lowry, Deputy Administrator at (850) 229-5335.Gulf County enforces a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and is an Equal Opportunity/ Af rmative Action Employer. Tynalin Smiley, Chairman Attest: Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk JOB NOTICEThe City of Port St. Joe (pop. 3445) is accepting applications for the following positions: Two (2) VOLUNTEER Fire ghters Fire ghter I and First Responder Preferred Please submit an application and cover letter along with ve references to The City of Port St. Joe, Attn. Charlotte Pierce, POB 278, Port St. Joe, FL 32457. Applications can be found on our website cityofportstjoe.com. If you have any questions, please contact Charlotte Pierce at (850)229-8261. 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