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FORTY-NINTH YEAR, NUMBER 43
Industry-Deep Water Port-Fine People-Safest Beaches in Florida
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1987
Crowd Reacts to Beach Threats
Interpret Board Chairman's Remarks As End to Driving On the Beach
Gulf County sportsmen, who use
the south Gulf County beach as their
fishing grounds are reacting about
like the 100 pound "weakling" in the
old Charles Atlas advertisements.
They feel they are getting sand kicked
in their faces by those who would
threaten closing the beaches to their
motorized access, and they are
perturbed about it to the point where
they want to do something to change
the situation in their favor.
A full Commission meeting room
had a united opinion being expressed
that they weren't the ones responsible
for the complaints of speeding,
driving dangerously, making noise
late at night and tearing up the sand
dunes in the Peninsula-Indian Pass
Jimmy James of Port St. Joe,
said: "Three and four-wheelers are
doing the tearing tip. It shouldn't be a
problem to control them. Only about
Government officials, Alden Farris, Emily Roche, Bill Fleming, Walter and Frank Pate, discuss the School Board's use of the former Ward Ridge City
Wilder, Edwin Williams, James Hanlon, Wayloi Graham, James B. Roberts Hall as an administrative suite.
City Dads Decide Not to Giv
The Gulf County School Board and the Port we'll need to house some services in that vicinity
St. Joe City Commission put their heads together in a few years".
_ 'Tuesday. -morning .in ..a. workshop session, to..--..., The Mayor softened the-refusal blow a little '
discuss the -availability of the Ward Ridge City when be stated, "I would be in favor of allowing
Hall. The School Board has approached several the School Board to stay in the building for at
members of the Commission with the offer to least two or three years, or maybe even longer, at
purchase or trade for the building to use as an 'no charge. We'd just expect you to keep the
administrative suite for the school staff, building up".
Board Chairman, Waylon Graham told the Commissioner Bill Fleming pointed out that
Port St. Joe Commission the school system was "the City doesn't have any property in this
either going to have to find different office space vicinity. Now we do have property here and if we
or build new facilities to house their administra- let it go now, we might have problems getting any
tion offices. "The county has already told us we more which would he desirable." Fleming:
need to begin thinking about making arrange- pointed out the City police department quarters
ments for a new central office". are already crowded and said, "it's highly
The School Board administration is currently possible we'll need a fire department or police
housed in the Gulf County Courthouse, but the department building in this area in the future. If
County Commission says they need the space for we get rid of this property we would have no
county functions and the School Board says it where to go".
needs additional space to bring their administra-
tive team all under one roof. "We are now SHORT TERM RELIEF
scattered all over town", Superintendent Walter The School Board is already using the south
Wilder said. half of the building for part of its administrative
STAY FOR FREE
Mayor Frank Pate said the City Commission
has been receiving input from local citizens since
the School Board request was made public last
week "and most of the people who have talked to
us want the City to hang on to the building".
Pate said he thought, too, it was a good idea
for the City to keep the building. "About the only
way the City can grow is in that direction and
staffr. wilder pointed out the building was not
large enough, as it was, to house the entire suite
of offices. "We'd have to enlarge the building for
our complete headquarters to be in one place. We
couldn't move our total operation into the
building as it is."
Wilder noted the temporary use of the
building wouldn't solve the Board's' long term
problem, but would give some short term relief.
e Up Building,
The two Boards also discussed the fact that
over te years the two bodies have exchanged
property fdzproper. records.-are. not readily.
a\ailabtie, pointing out exactly what has
happened in the several transactions.
SMayor Pate and the City Commissioners
agreed and said. they would begin searching
records and correcting records immediately to
bring them up-to-date.
"'While we still have people around who know
what happened and what was intended, we need
to get it down in proper records so there will be no
question in the future," Wilder said.
The transactions which do not have clear
records as to what happened include the swap of
Centennial Field baseball complex for Washing-
tion Center; building of a sewage main and lift
station to the present high school when it was
built (and subsequent tying in of portions of Ward
Ridge and Oak Grove), and just who was
responsible for what portion of the installation
costs; and proper deeds which show exclusion of
the property occupied by a City water tank
adjacent to the baseball field.
4 Both governmental bodies agreed as to what
should be the proper description in every case,
but they are just not written down properly, with
records to back up each transaction.
1 Both boards agreed to pursue the several
matters until they are properly recorded.
two to three percent of those who
drive on the beaches are the prob-
The spark which set off the verbal
fireworks 'Tuesday night was a
comment made by Chairman Billy
Branch at the last Commission
meeting when he observed the county
had a problem in this area. "I said, 'It
looks like the only way we can solve
that problem is to close the beaches to
driving' and I stand by that state-
ment". Branch went on to explain he
"We're the last
place in the panhandle
which allows driving
on a beach. That's why
everyone comes here,
causing us problems.
Most of our problems
are caused by out of
county visitors. ",
J. B. Roberts.
wouldn't necessarily support such a
step but observed that it would solve
the problem at the beaches.
Development of the beaches in
recent years has brought an influx of
residents to the area who have built
homes on the water's edge and are the
most vocal about people riding their
vehicles up and down the beaches in
front of their property. The sportsmen
are just as determined to drive to
their favorite fishing spot, just as they
have for years.
Sheriff Al Harrison said, "We get-
all our complaints from just a few
people. It's not what they're doing,
it's just that they're driving on the
Wewahitchka will elect a Mayor
and two City Commissioners on
September 1 this year.
Only the Mayor will be elected for
a full three-year term, with the two
Commission elections for one-year
periods to fill out two unexpired
Qualifying for the three seats on
city government doesn't begin until
July 23 and continues through August
All three of the seats becoming
vacant this year are being filled by
appointees, rather than incumbents
elected to the positions.
In the Mayor's position-the only
seat up for a full term-Commissioner
Ray Dickens was named to fill the
beach and some property owners out
there think they own everything in
front of their houses all the way to
Mexico. Local people are not tearing
it up. It's mostly visitors from out of
Billy Griffin said, "How about us
taking tag numbers of those cutting up
and turning them over to the Sheriff's
Department... or advising people to
stop their dangerous or destructive
activities when we see it?"
Linda Boyette asked why some
people who live in the area couldn't be
deputized to help with traffic control.
Sheriff Harrison said present state
requirements would not allow any
deputizing of people without first
taking a state-required course in law
Port St. Joe Commissioner James
B. Roberts suggested making the
permit fee higher in price and even
"increase the price of permits for out
of county people more".
Roberts continued by saying:
"We're the last place in the panhandle
which allows driving on a beach.
That's why everyone comes here,
causing us problems. Most of our
problems are caused by out of county
Louise Hamm suggested the
people who live at the beach knew it
was a public access beach before they
moved there. "They knew the people
of Gulf County used it for recreation",
Attorney Tom Gibson said the
residents at the beach own their
property to the mean high water line.
"If people are destroying their
property, they can get something
done. If not, all they can do is petition
the County Commission for eIf, just
as you people are."
As a result of all the discussion,
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spot vacated by Mayor Billy Traylor,
who resigned last month. Traylor said
recent tragedies in his family called
for his undivided attention and he felt
he should step down from his city post.
His three-year term expires this fall.
Jack Husband is an appointee to
Group 1 Commissioner, after being
appointed by the board to fill a
vacancy left by the resignation of
Tony Fleming, who recently moved
from Wewahitchka because of job
requirements. Harrell Holloway is the
appointed incumbent in Group "2.
Holloway was named to the post to fill
the vacancy left by Dickens' appoint-
ment as Mayor.
Neither incumbent has expressed
whether or not he will be a candidate
for the same post in September.
30 Mile Buffer Exists Off
Shore of Cape San Blas
A controversial plan for off-shore
oil exploration that includes sensitive
apeas near the Florida Keys is
expected to take effect this week
without any changes.
U.S. Interior Secretary Donald
Hodel had been urged by Gov. Bob
Martinez and the Florida Legislature
to revise a five-year plan for offshore
Hodel unveiled the leasing pro-
gram in April, which left Congress
with 60 days to make any changes.
The 60-day period ends Friday of
this week, and neither Congress nor
Hodel was expected to change the
plan to delete certain environmentally
sensitive areas from leasing, The
Tampa Tribune reported Sunday.
CAPE SAN BLAS COAST
Excluded from the sale will be a
30-mile-wide buffer from Cape San
Bias in Gulf County, to south of
Naples, the sea grass beds off
Taylor and Dixie counties and about
207 square miles called the Florida
Middle Grounds, an area vital to
commercial and recreational fish-
Fishing interests of both Gulf
and Franklin have actively opposed
the oil leasing program as outlined
by the Department of Interior.
A U.S. Interior Department
spokesman said that doesn't mean
there won't be changes later.
"It does not mean we're going to
try to sell everything under considera-
tion," Bob Walker said. "It's simply
the beginning of a discussion."
Walker also said Congress could
make changes in the plan any time it
Environmentalists say they ex-
pect to continue lobbying Congress to
exempt areas they say are most
vulnerable to damage from drilling.
The program would set up a
schedule of 38 lease sales that would
allow oil companies to drill in
underwater areas surrounding the
continental United States.
Three Gulf of Mexico lease sales
are scheduled for next March, August
and November. The November 1988
sale includes 71.8 million acres off
Florida's west coast.
A 1992 lease sale would include
waters off the Keys and Everglades,
except for Key Largo and Looe Key
national marine sanctuaries, and has
been hotly contested by environmen-
talists and Florida's congressional
Fires Erupt at Waste Collection Stations
Two fires during the week end
inflicted damages to solid waste
mobile collectors in two sections of the
county, according to Sam Graves, Jr.,
director of the Mosquito Control
Graves said, "We were lucky this
time. The heavy rains we have been
having kept damages to a minimum
and even practically put one of the
fires out before the fire department
arrived on the scene. Wet conditions
kept us from having heavy damage at
The first of the. fires was set off
late Wednesday night of last week,
when one of the trailers at the Niles
Road collection station had its con-
tents catch on fire.
"All the evidence indicates this
fire was an accident", Graves said.
He pointed out that frequently people
will put debris in the dumpsters which
have hot coals in them from burning
some of their refuse, and they blaze
up. "I'm convinced this one was truly
an accident", Graves said.
The fire was confined to one
dumpster and the Port St. Joe
Volunteer Fire Department had the
blaze out in just a short time.
The other fire was back at the
favorite target of someone who keeps
setting fires in the dumpsters, accord-
ing to Graves. The second fire, late
Sunday night, was at the St. Joe Beach
"They shot out the security light
we have installed there and set fires in
three different places in the trailers
stationed there", Graves said.
Again, the rains prevented heavy
damage. Graves said, "Not even the
tires were damaged this time".
Volunteer firemen Stacy Price and Frank Williams Sunday night. Two fires were reported in two collection
put water on a burning solid waste collection trailer sites during the past week.
Wewahitchka Will Elect
Our Streets Need
We dislike paying taxes
just as much as anyone on
earth. Since the return of
services received for our
taxes is so intangible and
since so many of our public
servants on a state and
national level seem to let so
much of our hard earned
money slip through the cracks
simply because of the enor-
mous amounts of money they
must administer, it makes us
more than a little gun-shy
when one mentions the words,
"tax increase" even though
our rational reasoning says
the increased tax and the
particular service it is inten-
ded for is necessary.
The state's recent huge
tax increase in the face of so
much evident waste was one
example. The call for a local
gasoline tax to repair our
roads is another instance.
Who is to argue that our
streets are beginning to get
into pitiful condition?
Who can say we don't need
some more roads paved? Who
is to say we won't need more
roads in the future? Where
will the money come from to
Our brothers in the Fourth
Estate to the west, the Pana-
ma City News Herald have
done it again.
Last week they meddled
in our business here in Gulf
County and tried to stir up
something which wasn't any
of their business.
They would be quick to tell
us to butt out if we were to join
in their domain of editorially
throwing our weight around in
the matters of Sheriff Lavelle
itts, -School Superintendent
Leonard Hall, their waste
incinerator, their bickering
among the county commis-
sioners, and trying to point an
accusing finger at Commis-
sioner Phillips and his prob-
Last week, the News
Herald devoted their editorial
message to telling Gulf County
how it should handle the
matter of a Bay County man
who wants to pipe his sewage
over to Gulf County where he
would introduce it to a. small
package treatment plant he
wants to build over here.
The News Herald said the
people had no business calling
Guf County government into
the fracus in an attempt to
Just a few years back, the
state of Florida took care of all
of our road needs. There was
always a state rule which
would make almost any road a
"secondary" road and eligible
for state paving or repairs.
Really,.there was no need
for the municipalities or coun-
ty to concern itself about any
roads but dirt roads. The state
took care of this problem.
Now, the State of Florida
claims jurisdiction over High-
way 98 from the Bay County to
the Franklin county line and
Highway 71 south of the
Calhoun county line.
Every other road in the
county must be taken care of
with local effort.
Locally, we don't have the
money to do that. So, as little
as we like it, we must get the
money from somewhere to
keep our roads useable. It
looks like the gas tax hike is
the only answer, unless we can
once again talk the state into
resuming this responsibility.
We think you would have
about as much chance at doing
that as having a Florida
governor promote a tax cut.
keep the sewage out of our
county. The News Herald
abhors any government con-
trols and jumped on this
proposed control like a duck
on a June bug.
We thought government
was for doing for its constitu-
ents what they were unable to
do for themselves. Since they
were not having much success
killing this attempt to invade
their neighborhood, the people
who lived adjacent to the
proposed disposal plant came
to their government to keep it
out of their neighborhood.
like all good government
should, by attempting to do
what their constituents asked.
That's a plus for our local
government, in our eyes; not
an action to be condemned.
Be that as it may. We
can't see what business it is of
the News Herald's if we here
in Gulf County want no part of
the treatment plant or if we
were to go bargaining to
collect all the sewage in
Florida's Panhandle. Our
people live here and they
should have the choice as to
what that quality of life should
Hunker Down with Kes
I Took Jesse 'Cause
He's Never Been to the Zoo
by Kesley Colbert.__.
I don't know how it exactly all
came about. Best I can tell my
Mother, Aunt Beatrice and Aunt Ruby
Nell were just sitting around
"talking" this past Saturday morning
when someone hit upon the idea of a
Kennedy family reunion. They might
have been inspired by Wesley's arti-
cle a couple of weeks ago detailing a
Ramsey family get together. Then
again, they might not'a seen it in The
Star they could have pulled this
idea right of the clear blue. Come to
think of it my Aunt Ruby Nell gets a
lot of things "right out of the clear
blue." Heck, let's be honest, 90 per-
cent of everything she says comes
from "somewhere beyond." Ruby
Nell's fourteenth husband probably
put it best. I forget his name but he
said Ruby's light was on most of the
time there just wasn't anybody
After a short caucus on the afore-
mentioned Saturday morning, they
decided to hold this family reunion at
Mt. Zion at 2:00 P.M. the next after-
noon. The 1985 census placed the
population of Mt. Zion at seven.
Nobody would get in our way. And
they had that long picnic table down
behind the Methodist Church. The
church was built I believe in the 1920's
and it was the other building in
"town". It's located on Sugar Creek
amd the kids could swim and play on
the swinging bridge spanning the
creek. It is a perfect place for a reu-
nion of any kind. Aunt Beatrice pro-
bably picked the location.
Wants to Continue
Driving On the Beach
It seems some of our elected
officials have forgotten how they were
put into office and by whom. Such is
the case with one of Gulf County's
One in particular (Chairman
Branch) wants to deprive the people
of Gulf County the pleasure of driving
on the beaches designated for vehi-
The people of Gulf County have
enjoyed these beaches for many
years, .such as fishing, throwing cast
nets, floundering or just driving on the
beach and enjoying the scenery. It is
very difficult to get to your favorite
spot when there are houses, fences,
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1987
I'm sure Ruby Nell selected the
time. She only lives about four miles
from Mt. Zion so she could make it
with no trouble by 2:00 the next after-
noon. They probably called my Uncle
F.D. first as he lives in Portland,
Oregon. They didn't get around to me
until late Saturday afternoon. I'm
sure they figured they could put me
way down on the calling list as I lived
only 500 miles away. F.D. was
awaiting for me when I got there. The
Kennedy's have three strong family
traits. They eat a"lot, they talk a lot
and they are ready to travel on a
minute's notice my Uncle F.D. is a
dyed in the wool Kennedy.
I think that travelling part came
from Grandmother Kennedy. Now,
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and NO Trespassing signs. The people
who have bought property and built
(Continued on Page 3)
Mistake, Being Cute, Ignorance?
Could you please tell me WHY the
city limits signs of Highland View are
spelled VEIW? Is it a mistake? Is
someone trying to be cute? Is it just
plain ignorance? Or is that actually
the way you people in Gulf County
D. H. McMullen
6913 Brewton Ln.
Panama City, FL 32404
Didn't you know? Road signs on
State Highways are put up by the
State DOT. Even we people in Gulf
County know that. -Ed-
It Has Been One of Those Weeks Around The Sta
IT HAS BEEN one of those weeks
around the Ramsey household and
The Star. It has been a week of no free
time and not enough time to get things
We have had a sick grandson in
the hospital, 37 miles away, two of our
associates thinking Dixie League
baseball tournaments and a printer's
devil who has had his mind on the
pretty girls at the beach, rather than
on the constructive matters he can
fifd to have his mind on here around
our back shop.
Every time I have turned around,
there has been a crisis of different
magnitudes relating to one or at times
more than one of these problems I
have enumerated here.
When you start trying to meet a
deadline with half your force thinking
about other things and who have an
interest which is wandering at the
moment, it makes for a week which
could get to be a regular back
breaker, if you let it.
FIRST, OUR LATEST grandson
had to be placed in the hospital for 10
days to receive treatment from a
pediatrician and medication for a
Little A.J., just turned one year
old last month, was diagnosed two
weeks ago as having bacterial menin-
There was this happy, ebullient
little fellow, who never cried and who
could come up with expressions which
would make even strangers remark,
"Isn't that a smart baby", was laid
low by this insidious bug which
invaded his little body and put him in
a Papama City hospital in the care of
That meant his mother, who is
also one of our typesetters and
bookkeepers here at The Star, had to
go be with him 24-hours a day while he
was in that hospital.
If you think that won't throw a
kink in things, you ought to try it.
By: Wesley R. Ra
can relax somewhat and consider
such things. One of the things I have
considered is that I do not like-even a
little bit-having to make a trip to
Panama City most every evening in a
Not only does it put a road-block
in the way of regular daily activities,
from worrying about such a helpless
little fellow having to battle a serious
and dangerous disease, but it also
makes for a hectic schedule, trying to
work around the loss of two vitally
necessary functions here at The Star
and making regular trips to Panama
City to check on things at the hospital.
After this past week, and since
A.J. is well on the way to recovery, we
week. That isn't my favorite activity.
I'm all for Gulf Pines continuing
to improve and offer more health
services locally to minimize the need
for use of those Panama City
THE BASEBALL SEASON is in
its last days; especially for the Dixie
Youth League, here in Port St. Joe
and at The Star.
If you have a son who is managing
the championship team, a grandson
who plays on it and a momma who
follow its every move and all but the
grandson are vitally involved in
production of printed items here at
The Star, you can imagine our week of
There was son Willie, watching
the clock between trips to the
darkroom and seeing the proper
things were put on the presses to keep
up the production schedule which had
been set out for the day and the week.
These activities were interrupted
regularly each day by League offi-
cials, boys playing, parents of boys
playing and the continued threat of
All of these conspired to keep
Willie's mind not totally void of
everything except what he was doing
here at The Star.
Willie has never been one who
could get along without his sleep.
Even as a little boy, not even Dixie
Youth age, yet, Willie had to stop what
he was doing and take a nap wherever
he was and whatever he was doing,
when the mood hit him.
He has gone to sleep curled up on
straight chairs, on piles of paper in the
warehouse, under tables on the floor,
in a heap of scrap paper.. you name
it and he has slept on it.
Now, when he loses his sleep he
gets grouchy. Playing baseball nearly
every night till midnight and having to
work the next day has not dealt real
kind with Willie. He has had his testy
moments this past week.
THEN THERE IS Shirley, one of
our computer type setter operators,
who sets the ad guts, the commercial
Of course, she followed along.
It has always seemed like a
strange metamorphasis to me to see a
little lady who didn't know a third
strike from a foul ball hunched
forward on a set of bleachers,
shouting, "Good catch!", "It was low
and inside!", "Choke up, son!",
"throw him the high hard onel",
"'slide, son, slide".
I remember when she used to
threaten the oldest son, who is also a
ball player, with mayhem if he should
slide into base and "get those pants
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by Wendell Campbell
Life's Little Irritations
Problems are a part of life. Anyone who has lived past age ten and
was not born rich and beautiful should know this.
To me there are three different types of problems. There are big pro-
blems, small problems and there are those little irritations that lay in the
recesses of your mind and worry you like a flea on a. dog's back.
Someone once said, "Worry is like a rocking chair-it will give you
something to do but it won't get you anywhere." That may be true, but I
contend that problems and irritations are given us by some unknown
spirit to tax our minds, give us high blood pressure and gray hair at an
Big problems don't worry me anymore. I have found that when I have
a big problem, there is usually someone to help me worry about it. For in-
stance, when I can't pay a bill or a note at the bank, I immediately call the
creditor and inform him. Doing that, I find, puts part of the burden on his
back and he helps me worry. He also helps me find a solution to my pro-
blem because he wants his money as much or more than I want to pay
Small problems are not worth thinking about. They are just a part of
everyday life and should be taken as such.
Life's little irritations are a problem to me. They are things that hap-
pen on a regular basis but are not worth worrying about and there is
really nothing one can do about them. Some of the "little roosters" that
bother me from time to time are listed below.
Lawnmowers that start every Saturday morning.
Stamps that won't stick to envelopes.
Perforations that won't tear in the perforations.
Dogs that wet on my leg.
Writing account numbers on checks and envelopes.
Giving money to kids for school projects.
Birthdays after age forty.
Unreasonable people-those who don't see things my way.
Receiving "Good Luck" chain letters.
Ketchup that won't come out of the bottle.
No milk in the icebox late at night.
Girls with crew-cuts and boys with pony tails.
T.V. evangelists with styled hair and diamond rings that always
ZIP codes-plus four.
Aggravating trivia, that's what they are!
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which had a one-sided air, the County
Commission committed itself to con-
tinuing to allow vehicle access to the
south Gulf County beaches, but they
are going to make stiffer penalties to
those who abuse the privilege and
charge higher permit fees to those
from outside the county who visit
Commissioner Eldridge Money
said "people where I work have talked
to me at length about this subject and
have suggested the following mea-
sures which I would like to enter as a
motion to amend our present ordin-
ance covering driving on the beach".
Money then suggested the permits
be raised and bowed to suggestions of
$15.00 for local residents and $40.00 for
out-of-county vehicles; permit sales
allowed only from the Courthouse,
Monday through Friday; a $50 fine for
driving on the beach without a
permit; a $100 fine for speeding or
pulling skis with a land vehicle and
loss of permit on a second offense.
Money's motion was unanimously
accepted but will not become law until
the ordinance change is advertised
and public hearings held.
Sheriff Harrison said his men
have made "about 50 arrests" this
year for various violations concerning
driving on the beach.
BEACON HILL PARK
Jaycees Gene Dickey and Jef
Gardner reported to the Commission
Tuesday, that dedication ceremonies
will be held Saturday, July 4, for the
opening of the boardwalk into the
Beacon Hill section of public beaches.
Gardner said the opening had
been planned for an earlier date, but
delays and roadblocks set up by DNR
had caused a change of plans. "We
give them drawings they ask for and
Granny was ready to go on a second's
notice. She'd just get in the car with
anybody that was leaving lots of
times we'd be all the way out to the
paved road before she'd asked where
we were headed. Listen, I remember
when she was 85 or so and staying
with my Mother. She had lost some of
her hearing and she'd be back in the
bedroom with her television turned up
just as loud as it would go. You've
seen some older people do that. My
brother, out in the kitchen, four rooms
removed from Granny, would
whisper, "Let's go down to the truck
stop and get a hamburger." Before we
could reach for the keys Granny
would be coming down the hall say-
ing, "Wait just a minute I'll get my
hat and coat," '.
I rolled into Uncle Clifford's yard,
got out and began to say my hellos as I
tried to wqlk off a 500 mile trip. Before
I could get inside the house F.D. said
we needed to look around some. We
hopped into the car and off we went on
an inspection tour of the 3rd Soil
District of Lawrence County. Several
summers ago I was remodeling a
room and I figured I'd use some old
barn wood for the walls. As there were
lots of old barns in the 3rd Soil District
I ended up in Lawrence County. F.D.
was visiting that summer so he helped
me scrounge up some barn wood. As a
matter of fact as I was asking whose
place this was and would they mind if
we borrowed a few boards F.D. would
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houses along these beaches until now
have had no idea where Gulf County
was even located, and could care less
about the people of Gulf County. The
only thing of interest to these people is
property value, renting cottages and
making a dollar.
Most of these property owners are
from out of state, and only spend two
weeks out of the year in Gulf County.
They figure if they complain
enough someone will listen. So just
forget about the people of Gulf County
who have grown up here and now
make their living here.
The people of Gulf County elected
these officials to care for their
interests, and not someone who
resides out of state, but owns some
property along our beaches.
The people of Gulf County have
the right to enjoy these beaches like
everyone else. Just because someone
owns property along the beach,
doesn't give them the Key to the City.
These people should feel privileged to
own property in Gulf County, and
should try and be a part of it.
tinued from Page 1)
they still ask for more", Gardner said.
"It's real frustrating, dealing with
Dickey and Gardner said the
Jaycees are now ready to begin work
on restroom facilities at the develop-
ing park, on the east side of Highway
98. Gardner said the decision is now
being made whether to place the
facility on the hill near a parking area
or down on the level with the highway.
Building inspector Dewayne Man-
uel said, "You better put it on the hill.
It will be in DNR's control line near
the highway and you'll still be under
the control of those pointy-heads in
Gardner said the Jaycees will
discuss the problems involved with
both locations and report back to the
Commission before making any deci-
Dibkey invited the Board to the
opening of the park at 10 a.m., July 4.
OTHER BUSINESS MATTERS
The Commission also took action
on several other business matters,
-Heard a report from Hospital
Administrator David Odum con-
cerning recent complaints on the
ambulance service. Odum said recent
changes in personnel and procedures
should solve the problems complained
-Agreed to give its support for a
full-time co-operative recreation pro-
gram and full time director. The
request was made by Gloria Ramsey.
-Agreed to pay a part of a
package of medical bills incurred by
prisoners in the county jail. Bills
totaling $34,053 have been received on
-Were notified by Clerk Benny
Lister that funds are running low in
ued from Page 2)
have his crowbar out and two or three
boards loose before I could get out of
the truck. We fetched quite a few good
boards off of this one barn and were
taking a break when F.D. explained
that this was Uncle Marvin Harrison's
old barn, that no one had lived in the
house since Virginia moved to Nash-
ville and if Uncle Marvin was sfill
with us, he wouldn't mind if we got a
board or two 'cause he was that kind
F.D. and I returned from our
memory trip around the area and
were eating a "light snack" at Uncle
Clifford's when someone remarked
that a fellow from Pulaski had bought
Uncle Marvin's old barn. F.D., never
looking up from his blackeyed peas
simply remarked, "Not .all of it, he
Next week Uncle Womack had
put on a little weight.
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, June 25,1987 Page Three
FCC Forces Changes In
Telephone Repair & Sale
Tim Griffin, general manager of
St. Joe Communications advised the
Rotary Club of some changes already
made and some still to be made in the
telephone service here in Gulf County.
"So far, the new FCC rules have
served to 'get us out of the house' ",
Griffin said. What he was referring to
was, St. Joseph Telephone and
Telegraph has responsibilities for
your telephone service reliability only
as far as the line attached to your
home or building. Everything inside is
your responsibility and not that of the
Griffin said the new rules which
recently went into effect, caused St.
Joseph Tel and Tel to separate itself
from the repair and marketing of
telephone systems. "This caused St.
county bank accounts and the Board
needs to examine its expenditures
-Received a commitment from
St. Joseph Land and Development
Company to make property available
on a swap basis to place a minimum
security installation here in Gulf
-Agreed to name a street in
Howard Creek in memory of the late
T. D. "Doc" Whitfield. Commissioner
Nathan Peters cast the only "nay"
vote, explaining that he felt more
than one person should make a
request to change a street name
before that request was honored. The
suggestion was made by Mildred
Marbury who stated she was acting on
Joe Communications to be establish-
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formal length gown of white tissue
taffeta featuring a sweetheart neck-
line and bell sleeves. The gown
formed a basque waist with soft
gathers cascading from the waistline
forming a cathedral train. The
fingertip veil of illusion was held by a
juliet cap accented with pearls. She
carried a cascade of white butterfly
orchids, stephanotis, and pink rose-
The matron of honor was Mrs.
Benny Hampton, sister of the bride, of
Owens Crossroads. Bridesmaids were
Miss Julie Allen of Port St. Joe, and
Mrs. Kevin Owens, Lake Charles, La.,
both sisters of the groom. All
attendants wore a pink taffeta tea
length dress featuring a sweetheart
neckline, bell sleeves, and a basque
The flower girl was Miss Claire
Owens, Lake Charles, La., niece of the
groom. She was wearing a white
French hand-sewn dress of Swiss
batiste. The collar and sleeves were
Debra Ann Sublett Becomes the Bride of
Debra Ann Sublett and Stephen
Ferrel Allen were joined in Holy
Matrimony on June 13 at the United
Methodist Church in Owens-Cross-
roads, Alabama. The double ring
ceremony was performed by the
Reverend Doug Hemphill.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas L. Sublett of Owens
Crossroads, AL. The groom is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Ferrel Allen, Sr. of
Port St. Joe.
Maternal grandparents of the
bride are the late Mr. and Mrs. Grady
Sublett of Owens Crossroads, AL.
Paternal grandparents are the
late Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sublett of
Owens Crossroads, AL.
Maternal grandparents of the
groom are Mrs. AnnaBelle Allemore
and the late Mr. Norman F. Allemore
of Port St. Joe. Paternal grandparents
are Mr. Ferrel 0. Allen of Sumatra,
and the late Honey Allen
Floral decorations in the sanctu-
ary and at the church were potted
ferns and bouquets of mixed pastel
Wedding music was provided by
pianist Miss Karren Perry of Mari-
etta, Ga. and soloist Miss Tricia
Lucbett of Cumming, Ga.
The bride was given in marriage
by her parents and escorted to the
altar by her father. She chose a
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Final wedding plans are complete
for Anna Leigh Shoaf and Robert
The couple and their parents ex-
tend an invitation to friends to attend
and witness their wedding vows Sat-
urday, June 27 at the Trinity Episco-
pal Church of Apalachicola at seven
p.m. and the reception at the home of
the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Shoaf, at 1407 Constitution
Drive, Port St. Joe.
The groom's parents are Mr. and
Mrs. Elliott B. Beard of Jackson,
Final Plans for
Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Purswell
wish to announce the final wedding
plans of their daughter, Teresa Lynn
to William (Bill) Alvis Lucas, Jr.
The wedding will be Saturday,
July 4 at 1:30 p.m. at Highland View
Assembly of God Church. No local
invitations are being sent, but all
family and friends of the couple are
invited to attend. A Reception will
follow immediately after the cere-
mony in the Social Hall.
Jeffrey Alan Pitts
Makes His Arrival
Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Pitts of
Port St. Joe are happy to announce
the birth of their son, Jeffrey Alan,
born Thursday, June 4, at Gulf Coast
Community Hospital in Panama City.
Jeffrey weighed eight pounds, 6.2
Proud grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. Arley Hartley of Wewahitchka
and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pitts of Port
trimmed with Swiss imported lace
accented with pink satin ribbon.
The ring bearer was Adam
Hampton, nephew of the bride, of
Best man was Ferrel Allen, father
of the groom, Port St. Joe. Grooms-
men were Bill Allen, brother of the
groom, Port St. Joe, and Jim Roberts,
Port St. Joe. Candlelighters were
Benny Hampton, brother-in-law of the
bride, and Jason Hampton, nephew of
the bride, both of Owens Crossroads.
Following the ceremony a recep-
tion was held in the Fellowship Hall.
Assiting at the reception were Mrs.
Beth Stagg, Mrs. Deborah Childers,
Mrs. Beth Centrella, Mrs. Ruby
Glober, and Mrs. Julia Moore. The
bride's book was attended by Miss
Following a wedding trip to New
Orleans, La., the couple will reside in
Sylacauga, Al. where the groom is
employed as a manufacturing engi-
neer with Kimberly Clark Corp.
On March 28, a bridal luncheon
was hosted by Mrs. James Bray, Mrs.
Ashley Costin, Mrs. Cecil Costin, Jr.
and Mrs. David May at The Shadetree
Restaurant in Panama City.
On May 3, a bridal shower at the
Fellowship Hall of Owens Crossroads
Methodist Church was hosted by Mrs.
Lillian Beard, Mrs. Jeannie Car-
penter, Mrs. Teresa Carpenter, Mrs.
Betty McCutcheon, Mrs. Julia Moore,
Mrs. Ginny McKinny, Mrs. Rose
Tabor, Mrs. Carol Costell, Mrs.
Christine Smith, Mrs. Flora-McDon-
ald, and Mrs. Priscilla Scott.
On May 9, a bridal luncheon at the
home of Mrs. James Roberts was
hosted by Mrs. Basil Kenney of Lynn
Haven, Mrs. Noel Phillips, Mrs. W. S.
Quarles, Jr. and Mrs. James Roberts.
On May 9 a bridal tea at the home
of Mrs. James Harrison was hosted by
Mrs. N. F. Allemore, Jr., Mrs. Ted
Cannon, Mrs. James Harrison, Mrs.
William Howell, Mrs. Robert King,
Mrs. Thomas McDermott, Mrs. Willi-
am Merchant, Mrs. Jorge San Pedro,
Mrs. Harold Quackenbush, Mrs. Paul
Ramsey, and Mrs. Bobbie Watts.
On May 28 a bridal luncheon at
Lockheed-Georgia Co. was hosted by
The Payroll Accounting Dept.
On June 11, a barbeque honoring
the bride and groom at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Benny Hampton was
hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sublett
and Mr. and Mrs. Benny Hampton.
On June 23, a rehearsal dinner at
the Regis Inn in Huntsville, Al. was
hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Ferrel Allen.
Graduation and Project Gradua-
tion Tapes are available for check out,
in order to make personal copies, at
the Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High School
They must be returned to the
office two days from date of checkout.
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Summer Reading Program Is
Slated at the Local Public Library
"Celebrate Your Library" is the
theme for a children's summer pro-
gram at the Gulf County Public
Library, in Port St. Joe. The program
will start July 1, and run through
August 11. Story time will be on
Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. during this
The 1987 Summer Library Pro-
gram for children is designed as a
celebration. This is the 20th year of
the state wide summer program, in
which the library attempts to
motivate children to read and explore
The library has a lot to offer now
and for the rest of our lives. Parents
are urged to bring their children to the
library and encourage reading for fun
and satisfaction. A series of flyers are
available for you, the parent, on dif-
ferent aspects of children's reading.
They will be distributed at intervals
during the summer. Also, the reading
folder for the children will show the
many different activities that go on at
All children K-12th grade are en-
couraged to register for their own
library card. If the child is under 14, a
parent must sign the registration
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BBC Filming A Movie In
Franklin County Setting
The Apalachicola Bay Chamber
of Commerce (ABCC) is pleased to
welcome the British Broadcasting
Corporation (BBC) to Franklin Coun-
ty. The BBC is the premier Radio and
Television company of Great Britain,
many of whose programs have been
shown on PBS in the States. The BBC
is in Franklin County to shoot a
feature film titled "Little Sister".
According to Royce Hodge, Executive
Director of the ABCC, filming has
begun and will continue over the next
six to eight weeks on St. George
Island, Apalachicola, and the sur-
rounding area. This BBC production
will be shown on British television,
and will probably be released in the
U.S. as a feature film.
"Little Sister" is a present day
thriller set in a beach vacation area,
and is about the adventures of two
little girls who discover that the
vacationers in a nearby house are not
what they seem.
British actor John Hurt, whose
films include Alien, Heaven's Gate,
Midnight Express, Elephant Man,
Aria,' From the Hip, and The
Osterman Weekend, has been cast as
the male lead of "Little Sister".
Karen Young, who has starred in
Jaws-The Revenge, Heat, Almost
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You, Marie's Lover, and Birdie, along
with Barbara Bosson, whose credits
include The Last Starfighter, Capri-
corn 1, Mame, Hill Street Blues, and
The New Mike Hammer, are featured
along with Hurt. Ms. Bosson is due to
star in a new TV series titled
"Hooperman". Other cast members
are Jamie Waterson, Claude Brooks,
Cassie Barasch, Ellie Raab, Rose
Parrah, John- McMartin, and Gary
The director of "Little Sister" is
Anthony Simmons, whose Emmy
award winning film, "On Giant's
Shoulders", about a thalidamide boy,
is well known in the States, and his
last film, with "Little Sister" pro-
ducer, Louis Marks, called "Day
After the Fair", was seen on
Masterpiece Theater in May.
Hodge stated, "Franklin County
is very grateful that the BBC chose
our area. It's the first exposure of our
natural beauty through a feature film.
We're glad to have them, as not only
will it give our sagging economy a
boost, but it's proven to be a .good
Reva Lane pins a Girl Scout award, a "Thanks" badge, on Bunny Miller,
left, for her work with Girl Scouts.
Mrs. Miller Receives
Girl Scouts honored volunteer
Gloria Miller of Port St. Joe with a top
award for giving her time and energy
to the Girl Scout program.
Mrs. Miller, who has served Girl
Scouting and girls for 15 years, was
awarded the "Thanks Badge," the
highest honor for adult volunteers.
In making the award, Betty Jane
Ebel, Executive Director of the Girl
Scout Council of the Apalachee Bend,
said that Mrs. Miller "devotes many
hours to helping develop young girls
into good citizens and assists other
leaders in all areas from camping to
Mrs. Miller has organized day
camps and other events for Girl
Scouts in Port St. Joe. She has been a
Brownie leader, Junior leader and
assistant Cadette leader, and also
serves as volunteer director of the
Port St. Joe area troops.
In nominating her for the award,
other leaders in Port St. Joe noted that
Mrs. Miller "does many more things
than we ask her to do."
Plans Its Reunion
The 36th annual Whitfield Family
Reunion will be held this Saturday,
June 27, in the Community Center of
Wewahitchka. On tap for the day will
be door prizes, entertainment and
All family members are urged to
attend and bring your friends and a
well-filled picnic basket.
Mrs. Miller was one of only two
women awarded the "Thanks Badge"
from the 15 county area of the Girl
Scout Council of the Apalachee Bend.
Twenty-two other volunteers were
selected for other special recogni-
tions. The awards are given annually
to recognize women who touch the
future by helping to guide girls
through Girl Scouting.
On Wednesday, June 17th, the
Gulf County Senior Citizens
celebrated the coming of Fathers Day
with a splendid program and a special
tribute to both the oldest father
(Monroe Beck), and the father with
the largest number of children
(Johnny Best). Featured on this ex-
cellent program with scripture
reading/songs/poetry were Ethel
Allen, Annie Dawson, Monroe Beck,
Johnny Best, Ruth Dumas, and two
guests from the Adult Activity Center.
Rev. and Mrs. David Fernandez
entertained the seniors with a medley
of religious selections that were both
beautiful and soul stirring, and which
New Bethel A.M.E. Church
presented its first annual youth ban-
quet Friday evening of last week at
the Jones/Washington Gymnasium.
The banquet took place amidst a
beautiful setting of red and white with
candlelight decor. The evening got off
to a good start with a program design-
ed with the youth in mind. Following a
tasty meal the evening was highlight-
ed by the speaker for the occasion,
Rev. David Rhone, Jr., originally of
Panama City. Rev. Rhone's inspira-
tional message urged the youth to
stick to their tasks, to want to suc-
ceed, to reach their goals and above
all to always strive for the best.
\ Participating youth received cer-
tificiates for attendance, youth receiv-
ed special certificates for high scho-
lastic achievements for the 1986-87
school year. The high school honors
graduates of 1987 were given special
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were immensely enjoyed by
everyone. Also, a very inspiring hymn
was sung by Rev. Fernandez and all
of the fathers that were present. After
the program, refreshments were
served, and everyone was afforded
the opportunity to both get acquainted
and renew old friendships.
This program was expertly
organized by the Senior Citizens' own
Coleman Kirkland, and Ida Ethel
Browne provided soft background
music and superb accompaniment for
those with musical selections. Thanks
to everyone who helped make the
Father's Day program such a delight-
ful and joyous occasion.
awards. Door prizes were awarded to
other persons attending the affair.
Chelsea Has Her
Chelsea Pierce celebrated her
first birthday on June 4 at her
Grandma and Grandpa McFarland's
house. Several of her friends and
relatives were there to help her
celebrate. She had another party on
June 7 at her great Grandma and
Grandpa Pierce's house.
Chelsea is the daughter of Gregg
and Cathy Pierce. She is the grand-
daughter of Frank and Lucille Pierce,
and Ed Frank and Peggy McFarland.
Her great grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Pierce, all of Port St. Joe.
Class of '62
The Port St. Joe High School class
of 1962 is planning a reunion of alumni
to be held on July 4. Activities will
begin with a picnic on St. Joseph's
Peninsula State Park at 11 a.m., in the
picnic area. A casual social will be
held at St. Joseph's Bay Couunty Club
at 7:30 p.m. Heavy hours d'oeuvres,
refreshments, comments by class-
mates and old but good music will be
Any friends of this class wishing
to attend should contact George
Duren at 229-8398 or 229-1731.
e ad Sl Higo d i w
CHURCH of GOD
319 Sixth St, Highland View
"Where Jesus Christ Is King
& God's Love Is An Everflowing
MORNING WORSHIP. 11:00a.m.
EVENING WORSHIP.. 6:00 p.m.
WED. EVENING....... 7:00 p.m.
REV. ROBERT IATHBUN
Fish Fry at
The Methodist Men's Club will be
holding a fish fry this Friday, June 26
from 5:00 7:30 p.m. at the fellowship
hall of the First United Methodist
Church. You are invited to "eat in or
take out" a delicious plate of fried
mullet, baked beans, cole slaw, hush
puppies, and iced tea.
Deliveries will be made on orders
of five or more in the Port St. Joe
area. Price of the fish plates are $3.00.
Policy Form 918
Up to $10,000 Cash.
k No medical examination
Sets up fund for final and
last minute expenses.
S.d Ye., .... & t AM... Fo. F kI.on,,..r.to To:
United American Insurance Company
Terry B. Kelley
101 S. Madison St.
P. O. Box 1501 Marlanna, FL 32446
S* Crab Legs
A taste treat you can't beat!!
OYSTERS on 1/2 Shell
Enjoy the best from St. Joseph Bay
and Indian Lagoon with us.
(On C-30 South of Port St. Joe)
Call 227-1670 for Special Orders
By "Taking A Closer Look" at
and replacing your electric heat or water heater
with energy efficient
Call 229-8216 to find out
if you qualify for these
* Allowances apply regardless of where you buy. Certain restrictions do apply.
St. Joe Natural Gas Co.
301 Lung Ave.
Port St. Joe, Fla.
Call 229-8216 for details.
Senior Informer: Meeting
Banquet Honors Young People
at New Bethel A.M.E. Church
when you replace
your electric heat with
Natural Gas Heat.
when you replace
your electric water heater
with energy efficient
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, June 25, 1987
Page Six The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, June 25,1987
Things You Might Not Know About Group
The philosophy of this occasional
article has been to unveil some little
known aspects of various subjects
dealing with mor-
als, ethics, or re-
ligion. This week
is no exception. I
want to tell you
about the Nation- UND
-al Right to Life
Committee. by the Rev. Jen
tee is dedicated to
educating the public to the reality of
abortion, and euthanasia; and their
ramifications on human society. The
committee is composed of a varied
mix of Americans. Liberal, conserva-
tive, main line, minority, and off-the-
wall religionists find themselves on
the same side of the issue with some
humane agnostics as they all try to
defend the right to life of the helpless.
For the last six years, President
John C. Willke, M.D. has ably led this
dedicated group as they have lobbied
rry R. Huft, Rector, St. James Episcopal
in the halls of Congress and in the
corporate board rooms 'of the news
media. For the most part, the efforts
have been uphill. But two years ago
things took a dramatic turn. Now
some of the formerly most adamant
abortionists have reversed their opini-
Two years ago Dr. Bernard
Nathanson, who had directed the
Heavy rains for better than a week caused several
drainage problems around the City and kept street crews
busy "fighting fires" as problems arose from the
considerable precipitation which fell in the Port St. Joe
world's largest abortion clinic, pro-
duced a movie called "The Silent
Scream". This film portrayed,
through ultrasound images, the horri-
fying death by abortion of an unborn
child. Some of the media personalities
who had formerly made crude jokes
about pro-life workers suddenly join-
ed Dr. Nathanson in understanding
the humanness of the unborn. Ted
Koppel on ABC's "Nightline" called
the film "a very distressing video."
Since then a public outcry has
changed the media's contemptable
treatment of the pro-life cause. Shows
like "Cagney and Lacey" and "Hill
Street Blues" have not repeated their
anti-right to life episodes.
The success of this documentary
which graphically illustrated the
reality of the abortion chamber has
spurred Dr. Nathanson to produce an
even more accurate film. In this film,
area. In the photo above, the department is shown on Long
Avenue, repairing a storm sewer which had broken and
filled with sand, making it unable to carry off the excessive
amount of storm water which needed draining from the
streets. Of course, these problems never show up until we
experience the rains. And, then, some of the problems just
can't be repaired or eradicated simply because the
solution is too expensive to do on the spur of the moment.
"Eclipse of Reason", the most
advanced technology using fiber
optics has been employed.
Appearing in this film with Dr.
Nathanson is Charlton Heston. Mr.
Heston courageously takes a stand
against the national news media for
betraying the trust of the public in not
accurately reporting the reality of
what happens to a human life in the
"Eclipse of Reason" will be
released in about two to three weeks.
Watch to see how the national news
conference which parallels the re-
lease is covered by the media. When it
happens, ask yourself if it is fair, or
This film is graphic, in Mr.
Heston's words, "Perhaps too graph-
ic". But it has the potential of leading
Americans "Toward Understanding".
If every American could see this film
and know the truth, no woman or girl
would naively submit to the horror of
an abortion again. Abortion would be
self-regulated, and administered only
for the most profound reasons. And
1,500,000 more babies would be
permitted to live this year.
Correspond with me on this or any
other question through P.O. Box 786,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Plans Its Reunion
The Richards family is planning
its 29th annual family reunion. The
gathering will be held Sunday, June 28
at the Altha Community Center, from
9:30 a.m. until.
All friends and relatives are invited
to join the family. Bring a covered
Whites Have A Baby
Girl, Jessica Nicole
Mr. and Mrs. Tony White of 1032
McClellan Avenue announce the birth
of their daughter, Jessica Nicole.
Jessica was born May 30, at Gulf
Coast Community Hospital.
Say You Saw It In The Star!
HIGHLAND VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Corner of Fourth Street and Second Avenue
SUNDAY SCHOOL . . . ....... 9:45 A.M.
WORSHIP SERVICE ......................... 11:00 A.M. & 7:00 P.M.
CHURCH TRAINING (Sunday) ................. ......... 6:00 P.M.
MID-WEEK PRAYER (Wednesday) ........................... 7:00 P.M.
NURSERY PROVIDED JIMMY CLARK, Pastor
The Church of the Nazarene
Excitement is in the air. We are a small but growing church with a big welcome.
SUNDAY SCHOOL .... 10:00 A.M. EVENING WORSHIP ... 7:00 P.M.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00A.M. WED. EVENING .......7:00P.M.
Location: 2420 Long Avenue
DARRELL DENNIS, Pastor J. STERLING SMITH, Youth Minister
"A Place for the Whole Family"
FAITH BIBLE CHURCH
801 20th Street Port St. Joe, Florida
9:45 a.m........ Sunday School
(for all ages)
11:00 a.m...... Morning Worship
6:00 p.m ..... Evening Worship
6:00 p.m.......... Young People
7:00 p.m ........ Prayer Meeting
Pastor: Fred A. Goebert Church Phone: 229-6707
Sponsor of Faith Christian School: Three year old kindergarten through Eighth Grade
Anchor Restaurant & Lounge
OPEN 5 to 10 Thursday thru Saturday
TRY OUR SEAFOOD!!
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Dyer Dies In VA Hospital
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, June 25, 1987 Page Seven
Jaycees Plan Park Opening
Andrew Jackson Dyer, 68, died
Wednesday in the Veteran's Admini-
stration Hospital in Lake City. He was
a former resident of Simmons Bayou,
and had been a resident of Carrabelle
for the past several years. He was a
veteran, and was of the Protestant
faith. He was a commercial fisher-
man, and had been employed in the
Survivors include his wife,
Marilyn Joyce Dyer of Carrabelle;
three sons, Johnny Dyer, Portsmouth,
Ohio, Richard Dyer, Columbus, Ohio,
and Andy William Dyer, Carrabelle;
one daughter, Sarah Piney Dyer, Car-
rabelle; three half brothers, Erral
Floyd of Columbus, Ohio, Leroy
David Fultz, New Boston, Ohio and
Marcy Fultz, Portsmouth, Ohio; two
half sisters, Marie Fultz, Pittsville,
Ohio and Louise Fultz, South Florida.
Graveside funeral services were
held at 3:00 P.M., E.D.T., Saturday at
Evergreen Cemetery, Carrabelle,
conducted by the Rev. Ron Barks. In-
All services were under the direc-
tion of Comforter Funeral Home.
J. P. Linton, 79,
Dies at Home
J. P. Linton, 79, of Wewahitchka,
passed away Saturday at his home.
He had been a logger, and was a
lifelong resident of Wewahitchka. He
was of the Protestant faith.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth
Linton of Wewahitchka; one son,
Donald P. Linton of Ft. Lauderdale;
four grandchildren and one great
granddaughter; one sister, Gladys
Beasley of Birmingham.
Graveside funeral services were
held Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at
Clarksville Cemetery with the Rev.
Richard Bloodworth officiating. Inter-
ment followed in Clarksville
All services were under the direc-
tion of Comforter Funeral Home -
Wewahitchka Branch Chapel.
Captain Robert Patterson Ends Course
Army Capt. Robert D. Patterson, Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
son of Imogene Abbott of 234 Allen
Ave., Panama City, and stepson of Renis wfe Linda, is the daughter of
qA George R. Patterson of 119 Jan Drive, Renee Glass of Wewahitchka.
Callaway, has graduated from the The captain is a 1981 graduate of
Army's Combined Arms and Services the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Airman 1st Class Stripling
Amn. S.M. Stripling
Airman First Class Stephan M.
Stripling has been chosen as "Main-
tenance Professional of 1986" at an
awards dinner held June 10 at Upper
Heyford AFB, England. Airman
Stripling received a medal and cer-
tificate which reads as follows: "Be it
known to all that AiC Stephan M.
Stripling through his consistent pro-
fessional maintenance efforts and
superior contributions to the mission
of the 20th Tactical Fighter Wing is
chosen as the Maintenance Profes-
sional of 1986."
Steve and his wife, Renee', and
daughter, Amanda, live in Oxford and
they will complete their three year
tour in England on June 1, 1988. He is
the son of Mike and Pat Stripling of
NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF SEWER SERVICE
GULF AIRE PROPERTIES, INC., d/b/a Gulf
Aire Wastewater Treatment Plant, Post Office Box
13332, Mexico Beach, Florida 32410, pursuant to
Section 367.061, Florida Statutes, notices its intent
to extend its sewer services to St. Joe Beach Unit
#3, all within Gulf County, Florida.
THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
File Number 87-35
IN RE: ESTATE OF
THERA STURGIS ROWELL,
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of THERA
STURGIS ROWELL, deceased, File Number 87-35,
is pending In the Circuit Court for Gulf County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of which Is
1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The
names and addresses of the personal represen-,
tative and the personal representative's attorney
are g todthhelow.
AlA interested persons are required to file with
this court, WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE (1) all
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an Interested person on whom this notice
that challenges the validity of the
qualifications of the personal repre
venue, or jurisdiction of the court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJ
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER B
Publication of this Notice has begun
/s/ VANNIE L ROWELL
1305 Alderman Road, East
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
Attorney for Personal Representative:
/5/ Michael K. Sapp
Brant, Moore, Sapp, Macdonald & Wells,
Post Office Box 4548
Jacksonville, FL 32201
Telephone: (904) 35342
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that t
of County Commissioners at its regular m
July 14, 1987, at 9:00 A.M., E.D.T., in th
Commissioners' Room In the Gulf,Coun
house, Port St. Joe, Florida, will consider
Whi ool NlWi
St. Joe Hardware
201 Williams Avenue Phone 229-8028
as served tion an ordinance with the following title:
will, the AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE
tentative, REGULATION OF SEWAGE TREAT-
MENT FACILITIES WITHIN GULF
SECTIONS COUNTY; PROVIDING FINDINGS OF
BARRED. FACTS;' PROVIDING FOR REGULA-
TION OF CONSTRUCTION; PROVIDING
n on June FOR PERMITTING; PROVIDING FOR
DESIGNATION OF PERSON TO AC-
CEPT APPLICATIONS PROHIBITING
CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN
PLANTS; PROVIDING EFFECTIVE
DATE; PROVIDING PENALTIES; RE-
PEALING ANY ORDINANCE IN CON-
A copy of this Ordinance is on file in the office
, P.A. of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf .County,
BOARD of COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
2t 6/25/87 GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Billy Branch, Chairman
Attest: /s/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk
he Board NOTICE
meeting on The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
e County County will receive sealed bids from any person,
ty Court- company, or corporation interested in selling the
for adop- County the following described insurance policies:
I. Worker's Compensation
II. Buildings and Contents
III. Group Health Insurance
IV. Ambulance Drivers and Attendants Mal-
V. Blanket Accident Policy: Volunteer Firemen
and Ambulance Squad Members
S VI. Public Employees Blanket Bond: Tax Col-
VII. Money and Securities Bond and Addendum:
Tax Collector's Office
VIII. Money and Securities Broad Form Policy:
Clerk of Circuit Court's Office
pIX. Comprehensive General Liability
Xp. Florida Law Enforcement 50,000.00* Death
Benefits also Florida Law Enforcement
7:0 o20,000.00* Death Benefits
XI. Excess Liability. Coverage
XIL Gulf County Water System: Clerk of Court,
*If interested, companies may bid on an OP-
TIONAL Dental Insurance Policy Rider at Group
Rate. Employees have the right to participate or
not to participate and are responsible for all
premiums. This is NOT a County Insurance Policy
or Part of Regular County Insurance Package.
Specifications can be obtained for a $25.00* fee
from the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court,
Gulf County, Florida. Bids will be received until
7:00 O'Clock P.M., E.D.T., August 25,1987 at the
Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456-1648. The Board
of County Commissioners has the right to reject
any and all bids.
Board of County Commissioners
Gulf County, Florida
/itW. R. "Billy" Branch
201 Carolina St., 14x70 m.h., 2
great lots, 2 bed, 2 bath. Must see to ap-
209 First St., Super nice 2 bd 1 bath
house on 99 x280' lot, cen. h/a,
fireplace, deck, landscaped yard, fish
pond, 2 blocks from beach. $64,000.
511 Cathy Lane, Extra large .lot
with 3 bd 2 bath double wide great price
too at only $39,500.
136 36th St. Canal house on 2 lots..
3 bd 2 bath brick house. Boat dock,
510 Fortner Ave. Single wide 2 bd 2
bath close to beach built-on room,
storage shed, carport. $52,500.
38th St. Summer Place T.H. I bd.
1 Vi bath, great buy at $49,500.
40th St. 1 bd. 1 bath new units -
porch, very reasonable, only $40,000.
Duplex I bedroom, 1 bath each
side $95,000 each or will sell both for
PORT ST. JOE
2009 Long Ave. 3 bd. 2 bath block
home in nice residential area, nice fami-
ly room, fenced yard, patio, cen. h/a,
lots of amenities, good buy at $59,000.
COMMERCIAL 302 and 304
Third St. Great rental 650 sq. ft. each
side 1300 total, good location, good
condition. Call office for details. Priced
INVESTMENT PROPERTY 1621
Monument Ave. Investment property or
nice residence with rental income. 1 3
bd./2 bath apt..newly redecorated, and
4 1 bd./l bath rental apts. adjacent. Ex-
cellent rental history. Owners say make
St. Joseph Bay Realty
Grand opening ceremonies for the
Gulf County Beacon Hill Community
Park scheduled for Saturday, June
27th have been postponed until Satur-
day, July 4th. The Port St. Joe
Jaycees have been fighting weather
and the DNR for weeks but to no avail.
"We're one of the most positive atti-
tude organizations around, but even
we have no control on Mr. Weather,"
comments Chapter President Gene
The Jaycees will have a volleyball
tournament on Saturday, the 27th.
"The boardwalk is in its finishing
stage," comments Dickey, "it will be
Gulf Pines Hospital has lowered
charges by more than 50 percent in its
laboratory and X:Ray Departments,
and reduced its total Chargemaster to
prices not- seen since 1983, Admini-
strator Dave Odum said this week.
"The first order of business for
the new owners of Gulf Pines was to
gain a competitive edge on the health
care market by assuring quality care
at an affordable price. A thorough
market analysis revealed that Gulf
Pines Hospital required an immediate
reduction in patient charges to remain,,
viable. The new charges are effective
immediately and were possible with-
out a single reduction in services
offered or the quality of care
completed by Saturday, an observa-
tion deck on the inward side of U.S. 98
will be completed by grand opening on
July 4th and the public restroom
facilities should be started; tem-
porary facilities will be available on
grand opening as well as parking."
The public is cordially invited to the
volleyball tournament this weekend,
teams are still needed! If you have a
team available to enter, please call
project chairman John Arnold at
648-5915 or Gene Dickey at 648-8644.
Anyone still interested in helping
construct the project? You are need-
ed, come by the park site or call
Dickey at the number listed above.
rendered," Odum said.
The administrator invites the
public to tour the facility at any time
and see first hand the many added
services now available locally. Gulf
Pines Hospital has provided uninter-
rupted health care services to the
citizens of Gulf County since 1941 and
remains committed to health care
excellence for many years to come.
Provident Medical Corporation of
Orlando is the corporation which took
over Gulf Pines ownership this month.
The corporation is planning to operate
Gulf Pines as they feel a neighborhood
hospital should be operated.
The business office is open nightly
until 11:00 p.m. for your convenience.
"Even if someone can only work an
hour or two, they are needed. Ever
hear of barn-raising? Think of this as
park-raising, it's a community pro-
ject seeking community involvement.
A playground is planned for Phase II,
the kids will love it!" closes Kevin
Fresa, public relations director for
the local Jaycees.
Florida Power Corporation has a part-time
employment opportunity for a janitor in
our Port St. Joe District Office.
The successful applicant will work two
hours per day in the late afternoon/early
evening. Monday through Friday. The start-
ing rate of pay is $4.90 an hour.
Some related work experience is pre-
ferred. Applications will be accepted on
Friday. June 26,1987 between 9:00 a.m.
and 1:00 p.m. at:
FLORIDA POWER CORPORATION
406 REID AVENUE
PORT ST JOE, FLORIDA 32456
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
MINORITIES ARE STRONGLY
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
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From the Grand Ridge area
Red and Yellow
Crisp Iceber g
FRESH CRACKLINGS FOR YOUR
CORNBREAD HOOVER MILL
All Kinds $ 15
Chewing Tobacco pk. 1
BORDEN with Purchase $100
MILK ...... /2gai.
Heavy Duty Plus Tax
Marine Battery 4995
WASH CARS, WAX CARS
U.S. NO. 1 WHITE POTATOES........ lb.b.g *1.99
FRESH VINE-RIPE TOMATOES .......... pound 50S
FRESH RIPE PLUMS ................. pond 60c
PINK GRAPEFRUIT ................... ach 35'
FRESH TENDER SQUASH .............. pound 35S
RC COLA ........................ 6i-sm 350
LEMON-LIME GATORADE .............. art 88
FRESH GREEN BOILED PEANUTS
DOZ. on $PU Bag,
% SHELL Pint or Galloi
FRESH HEAD-ON SHRIMP
HENDUERSON'S Phone 227-7226
HOURS: Mon.-Wed. 88; Thurs. Sat..
8-9:30 and Sunday 1-7
Port St. Joe
Flatbed or Reefer
ROAD SERVICE for Truck Tires 24 hours
ond do small m echanical w or ..k. .
Gulf Pines Lowers
Price of Services
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Fishery Management Council
To Hear Recommendations
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery
Management Council at its July 6-9,
1987 meeting in Key West, will review
committee recommendations for
amendments to the fishery manage-
ment plan which regulates the harvest
of'snappers and groupers in federal
waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The
Council will select proposed rule
changes affecting minimum size
limits for snappers and groupers,
zoning for fish traps and bottom
longlines, bag limits, and reporting
requirements for inclusion in a draft
amendment to the plan which will be
prepared and presented to the public
in hearings to be held in late 1987. The
public may offer suggestions for
Council consideration at the Council
session on Wednesday afternoon, July
The Council will also consider
actions necessary for completion of a
fishery management plan for billfish-
es and will develop recommendations
for regulating the swordfish fishery in
will be playing music from the
50's, 60's, 70's & 80's at the
FISH HOUSE RESTAURANT
Friday and Saturday from 9 to 1 CT
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Shooting Club 1 -
.... $4.00 Memberships Available
fibers $5.50. $125.00 Yearly
THE GUN SHOP
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Approximately 100 guns In stock.
The largest selection in our area.
at DISCOUNT PRICES!!
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the Gulf by seasons or size limits. In
an effort to improve the management
of spiny lobster, the Council will
consider options for future regulation
of this fishery which will include: (1)
management by the State of Florida
without Council involvement; (2)
management by the state and Nation-
al Marine Fisheries Service; or (3)
continued management by the state
and Council under a federal plan. The
Council will conduct its annual review
of the Tortugas Shrimp Sanctuary and
make its recommendations to the
Secretary of Commerce on whether
the sanctuary should remain closed to
fishing or whether a portion should be
opened to allow harvest for the next
The meeting will be held at the
Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds
Street, Key West, Florida, on July 6-9.
Committee sessions for swordfish,
spiny lobster, and shrimp will be held
on Tuesday. The Council session will
begin at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and
terminate at noon on Thursday. A
copy of the agenda can be obtained by
calling (813) 228-2815.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery
Management Council is one of eight
regional Fishery Management Coun-
Local Probation Officer Chosen
As Correctional Officer of Year
The State Department of Correc-
tions has annually had award cate-
gories for Employee of the Year and
Correctional Officer of the Year.
Because probation officers are a part
of the Department of Corrections, this
year an additional category was
added for Probation Officer of the
Year. Jimmy Whisenant of the
Panama City Probation Office has
won the superior accomplishment
award for 1987 as Probation Officer of
Whisenant was nominated by his
co-workers and first won the Circuit
and Regional competition before
going on to compete with the four
other regional winners for the title of
Probation Officer of the Year.
Whisenant was selected as he is
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ed", Griffin said. "They are in that
business and must keep themselves at
a distance from the phone service
Griffin said that while several
long distance carriers are advertising
nation-wide, there is still no choice
about which carrier will handle calls
out of Gulf County. "Within about 24
months, this will probably change",
Griffin said. He pointed out that
several different systems were being
tested at the present time and new
state-of-the-art fiber optic systems
were being installed by St. Joeseph
T&T to improve both long distance
service and make the choice of carrier
Griffin said new FCC rules are
requiring many changes in the way of
doing things. Griffin said the changes
are costing St. Joe a lot of money, but
"we still haven't raised rates in 10
years", he said in closing.
Guests of the club were Alan
Robinson of Gulf Breeze and Ed
Sheetz of Port St. Joe.
very service oriented to both the
Department and the community. He
was recognized for his dedication,
hard work, team work and sincerity.
His community involvement and
personal accomplishment reflect fa-
vorably on him as a person and also
the Department of Corrections.
Whisenant works in Gulf County
primarily where he runs a one man
program and interacts daily with
representatives of the court system
and law enforcement.
The officer has been a probation
officer for ten years and has been in
charge of the Gulf County Program
since 1981. He has handled case loads
that have averaged 95 and have gone
as high as a 107. In addition, he
conducted presentence investigations
for the court. Mr. Whisenant has
spoken to students at the local high
schools and junior high schools.
Additionally, he is currently the
President of the local chapter of the
Florida Council on Crime and Delin-
quency which is an organization for
members of the judicial and law
enforcement and court support sys-
tems and interested citizens to get
together and share information and
School Bus Drivers
The Gulf County Adult School will
be offering a school bus drivers' train-
ing course this summer. The course
will be held on Tuesdays and
Thursday, from 6:00 10:00 p.m. ET,
July 7 September 10, at the Auto
Body Shop classroom at Port St. Joe
High School. Registration for the
class will be held at the place above,
on July 7, at 6:00 p.m. Registration fee
for the course will be $18.40.
This course will meet the 40 hour.
state requirement for certification of
school bus drivers. All interested per-
sons may contact Chris Earley at
227-1204 for further information.
S -RANDY WIR-
cils which were established by the
Magnuson Fishery Conservation and
Management Act of 1976. The Gulf of
Mexico Fishery Management Council
prepares fishery management plans
which are designed to manage fishery
resources in the 200-mile limit in the
Gulf of Mexico.
to Play Ball
Randy Wilder, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Jimmy Wilder of Port St. Joe,
signed a baseball scholarship agree-
ment with Gulf Coast Community
College Monday of this week, for a full
two year grant.
Gulf Coast coach, Bill Frazer,
signed Wilder to play catcher on the
Commodore's baseball team.
Wilder caught for the Sharks for
three years of his high school career
as the starting catcher. He lettered
four years in baseball with the Sharks.
Currently, he is playing summer
baseball with Quincy Post 84.
Wilder will enroll at Gulf Coast for
the fall semester which begins on
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Yes, Tyndall Federal Credit Union is growing! And to better serve
our ever-increasing membership, we're building a new full-service
branch in Parker!
With our growth, however, comes a bit of inconvenience. Due to
construction, our Parker Automatic Teller Machine is tempo-
rarily out of service.
If you use our Parker ATM, you'll be glad to know that we're
extending payday hours at two of our other locations!
On June 19 and June 26, our Panama City
Office will be open until 6 p.m. CDT. And on
June 15 and June 30, our Tyndall AFB Branch
will be open until 6 p.m. CDT.
Again, pardon our growth! And watch for the drand Opening of
our new Parker Branch!
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"Doing it right the first time" is
an unofficial motto for the crew of the
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
JIM WALTER HOMES, INC.,
a Florida corporation,
LAURA M. PAYTON,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Defendant, LAURA M. PAYTON
6503 S. Green
Chicago, IL 60621
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion to foreclose a mortgage on the following pro-
perty in Gulf County, Florida:
Lot 12 in Block "B'"of Williamsburg Sub-
division as per official plat thereof on file
in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court,
Gulf County, Florida.
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it
on JULIAN BENNETT, plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is P. 0. Box 2422, Panama City, Florida
32402, on or before the 8th day of July, 1987, and file
the original with the clerk of this court either
before service on plaintiff's attorney or im-
mediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief demanded in the
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court
on the 8th day of June, 1987.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk 4t 6/11
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF GULF
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that on the 30th day of
January, 1987 pursuant to a Writ of Execution
issued in the County Court of Leon County, Florida,
Case Number 692124 in the cause of ASSOCIATES
DISCOUNT CORPORATION, plaintiff vs. BOBBY
E. NEEL, defendant, I, AL HARRISON, SHERIFF
OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA have levied upon
the property of the defendant, to-wit:
One (1) 1979 Pontiac four door Serial
#2N69Y9P245497 Tag 992 GTL Title #16854615 white
On the 7th day of July, 1987 at Two O'Clock
(2:00 (EST) in the afternoon on the steps of the
Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida, I
will offer for sale said property for cash to the
highest bidder, subject to all prior liens, if any, to
satisfy said Writ of Execution.
Is/ AL HARRISON, SHERIFF
Gulf County, Florida
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section
865.09, Florida Statutes, the undersigned person in-
tends to register with the Clerk Of Court, Gulf
County, Florida, four weeks after the first publica-
tion of this notice, the fictitious name or trade
name under which they will be engaged in business
and in which said business is to be carried on, to-
PRIME PLUS FINANCIAL
P. 0. Box 1715
THOMASVILLE, GA 31799
Owners: BARRIER DUNES
SOLDERING COMPONENTS-Timothy Bowers solders electronic com-
ponents. Bowers, a 1982 graduate of Wewahitchka High School, joined the Navy
in December 1985.
Custom Building to Your
S, Plans and Specifications
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(on St. Joseph Bay)
"Quality at A Reasonable Price"
NEWMAN'S CONSTRUCTION CO.
Simmons Bayou, Florida (904) 227-1222
JERNYL N. HARPER
411 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
NEW LISTING: Large wooded lots at corner ot River Rd. & Tupelo St. at Red Bull Island S/D in
Wewahitchka. Priced to sell at $3,500 each.
CAPE PLANTATION: Beautiful homesites In restricted subdivision; large lots; paved streets; near
swimming and golf course. Owner financing possible. Prices starting at $16,500.
CAPE RETREAT: Gulf view lots at Cape San Bias. Owner financing available. $30,000 each.
CAPE SAN BLAS: Large gulf view lots with underground utilities. Starting at $25,000.
TREASURE.SHORES: 75' gulf front lot at Indian Pass. Paved street andunderground utilities.
COMMERCIAL ACREAGE. 10 acres located adjacent to Costin Airport. Will sell all or part. Owner
anxious. $130,000. ,
9th STREET: Spacious 4 BR, 2 bath home near schools and shopping. Large wooded tot with bay
view. PRICE REDUCED, owner anxlous, $49,500.
CAPE SAN BLAS: 2 BR, 21/ bath townhouse at Sandcliffs. Terrific view of the Gulf. Owner anxious.
Only $69,900. BEST BUY ON THE CAPE.
CAPE PLANTATION: Under construction. 3 BR, 2 bath home in restricted subdivision. Great room
with fireplace. $110,000.
CAPE PLANTATION: Executive home overlooking golf course. 3 B R, 2 bath, living/dining, family
room, double garage. Must see to appreciate. $115,000.
CAPE PLANTATION: 3 BR 2/2 bath home with view of golf course. Master bedroom suite, study,
great room with fireplace, large deck that overlooks lake and golf course. Only $115,000.
CAPE SAN BLAS: 2 BR, 2 bath with large loft. GULF FRONT. Loaded with extras. Only $130,000.
ers of Wewahitchka, doing it right the
first time is the only way of doing
Bowers, the 23-year-old son of
Oletha Bowers of Wewahitchka, is a
Navy fire controlman aboard the USS
"I operate, repair and maintain
electronic equipment such as com-
puters, radars and synchro-servo-
mechanisms," says Bowers. "I guess
I'm something like an electronics
A 1982 graduate of Wewahitchka
High School, Bowers joined the Navy
in December 1985. After boot camp at
the Recruit Training Command in
Orlando, Bowers received specialized
training as a Navy fire controlman.
He reported to the England in
January of this year.
Navy Seaman Recruit Terry D.
Thomas, son of Billie F. Thomas of 105
Robbins, Ave., Port St. Joe has
completed recruit training at Recruit
Training Command, San Diego.
During Thomas's eight-week
training cycle; he studied general
military subjects designed to prepare
him for further academic and on-the-
Job training in one of the Navy's 85
Thomas's studies included sea-
manship, close order drill, Naval
history and first aid. Personnel who.
complete this course of instruction are
eligible for three hours of college
credit in Physical Education and
A 1985 graduate of Port St. Joe
High School, he joined the Navy in
Election of a Farmers Home
Administration county committee
member will take place on June 30,
County Supervisor Annie H. Bradwell
The FmHA County Committee
assists the county office in determin-
ing the eligibility of applicants for
certain types of FmHA farm loans.
Farmers who live in Bay, Cal-
houn, Gulf and Liberty counties have
their principal farming operation
within the county or area for which
the election is being held, and derive
the principal part of their income
from farming are eligible to vote.
Nominees for the FmHA County
Committee is Edmond Tyre.
"We will elect one committee
member," Mrs. Bradwell said
Ballots are available from the
FmHa County Office. Marked ballots
must be received at the FmHa Office
by June 30.
Page Ten The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, June 25,1987
Bowers Has Ambitious Goals In Navy
"I joined the Navy for the
education, technical training and the
adventure," explains the petty officer
Commissioned in 1963, the Eng-
land's mission is to carry out prompt
and sustained combat operations at
sea in accordance with national
policy. The 533-foot ship can provide a
carrier battle group with air, surface
and submarine warfare protection.
"I enjoy the work that I do. It's
both challenging and exciting," says
Bowers. "I have a great sense of pride
and achievement because the Navy is
constantly updating, making the best
better. I'm proud to know I'm a part of
such advanced technology.
"My goals include going to
college. Hopefully, when I've fulfilled
my service obligations, I will also
have completed my computer science
degree. That, along with the practical
experience I'm learning now, will give
me the edge over other college
Marine Pvt. Mark D. Wester, son of
Selma J. and Bernard 0. Wester, Sr.
of 813 Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe has
completed recruit training at Marine
Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island,
During the 11-week training cycle,
Wester was taught the basics of
battlefield survival. He was intro-
duced to the typical daily routine that
he will experience during his enlist-
ment and studied the personal and
professional standards traditionally
exhibited by Marines.
He participated in an active
physical conditioning program and
gained proficiency in a variety of
military skills, including first aid,
rifle marksmanship and close order
drill. Teamwork and self-discipline
were emphasized throughout the
A 1982 graduate of Port St. Joe
High School, he joined the Marine
Corps in February 1987. His wife,
Katrina, is the daughter of Norris W.
and Shirley A. Daniels of 106 Bellamy
Circle, also of Port St. Joe.
Terry Thomas At
San Diego Base
Ellen F. Allemore, Broker 648-8939
Joy Holder 648-8493
Preston Wingate 648-8565
N. F. Allemore, Jr., 648-8939
Bobble Miller 648-8398
Pat Critser- 648-8883
GULF AIRE '
Gulf AIre lot, gulf view lot, nice, $34,000.
Townhome: 9815 Hwy. 98 Beachfrontl Lovely 2
bd., 2/z ba., furnished. $104,500. Unfurnished,
OWNER SAYS "SELL" 314 Beacon Road.
Beautiful 3 bd., 2 be. home on a great lot. Dou-
ble garage plenty. of jpras aRduced to
$85,000. Meae an' okffeinia, Hl4ai''5 p.m.
Saturday anri SuilU'a. -
Gulf Aire Dr.: Good corner single family lot,
Beacon Road: Nice single family lot, good
Beacon Road: Two large single family lots,
417 Gulf Airs Drive: 1 bd./study, 1 ba., palto
home. Pre-construction price $49,500. Model
309 Buccaneer Road. Beautiful wooded vacant
lot close to pool & tennis courts. $22,500.
219 Gulf Aire Dr.: Nice large lot with gulf view.
Single family or duplex, was $30,000. Reduced
412 Gulf Aire Dr.: Beautiful 3 bd., 2 ba. half
duplex, garage, many amenities. $99,500. All of-
Sea Pines: 3 bdrm., 3 be., fireplace, sauna,
privacy fence & hot tub. Must see to appreciate.
Periwinkle Dr.: 5 bdrm., 3 ba., 2,800 plus sq. ft.
Lots of room to live in. Screen porch, balcony
with gulf view, sprinkler system. Top floor
separate LR, bath. and bdrm. Downstairs, 4
bdrms., 2 be., family rm. $140,000. MAKE AN
Sea Pines & Beacon Road: Lovely 3 bd., 2 ba.
furnished brick home, Ig. garage. Reduced
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, 3 bd., 2 ba. ea. side, excel.
construction, $76,500 per unit.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, triplex, or single family va-
cant lot. $22,900.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Bayside: Secluded, gorgeous view from head of
bay. New 2 bd., 2 be. cypress home, jacuzzi,
many amenities. 1,150' x 100' lot from road to
CAPE SAN BLAS
Cape Dunes New Listings
Unit 3A: Waterfront 1g. 3 bd., sitting rm., 4 ba.,
fp, cen. vacuum, hot tub. $149,900.
Unit 4A: 3 bd., 3 be., newly nicely furnished,
water view, fp. $103,900.
Unit 5: 3 bd., 3 ba., new unfurnished, gulf view
Unit 9: 2 bd., 3 ba., under construction. Nice.
ST. JOE BEACH
Corner of Americus & Desoto: Mobile home
park 9 units, good Investment. $125,000.
Corner of Americus & Balboa: 3 bd., 2 be. trailer,
1 block to beach, $38.,200.
Bay St.: 2 bd., 1 be., 2 porches, 75'x125' lot, '%
block to beach. Good buy, $45,000.
Corner of Balboa & U.S. 98 Gulf Pointe No. 1:
Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2% bath condo,
great price, $79,900.
New Listing, W rd,&.: bbAcksach. Very
nice 3 bd., 1 ba. f,j 21o dscaped
lots. Must see create'. ouced to
Alabama St.: Comfortable 2 bd., 2 be., cen. h&a,
screen porch home with 2 carports,
greenhouse, big storage bldg., garden spot, 2
blocks to beach. $57,500.
Coronado Townhomes. 2 bdrm., 1'/ be.
dedicated beach. Unobstructed view. All
amenities. Furnished $84,900; unfurnished.
3 lots Pineds St. 1st block. $55,900.
Balboa St.: Speakers, music system in lovely,
comfortable 24'x60' double wide 3 bdrm., 2 bea.
modular home, screened 12x32' front porch,
f.p., c/ha. Watch the birds feed from glassed
12x22' Fla. rm., as no paint brush needed!
150'x150', 1'a blocks from beach. Was $65,000,
Reduced to $62,500.
Georgia Ave.: 150' on Georgia by 90' deep va-
cant lot. $16,000.
Balboa St.: Great Investment 2 nice 2 bdrm., 1
ba. houses, clha, on 50'x150' lots $95,000 or
will sell separately.
Between Coronado & Balboa Streets: 50' lot on
Hwy. 98, $45,000.
Nancy Mock 227-1322
Flo Melton 229-8076
Charilne Hargraves 648-8921
Margaret Carter 648-5884
Mary Jane Lindsey 229-8560
Brenda Gullford 648-5435
Glenna Holten 648.8195
Between Coronado A Balboa Streets: Nice 50'
lot on Hwy. 98, $37,500.
305 Parker St.: 2 bd., 1 be. on 2 lots, $39,900.
PORT ST. JOE
New Listing: 815 Marvin Ave.: Spacious 3 bd.,,
be. home With his and hers outside storage
houses. Reduced to $53,900.
1306 Woodward Ave. 4 bd., 2 ba. livable home in
good neighborhood, $45,000.
New ULstlng: 507 Garrison Ave. lovely and effi-
cient 3 bd., 2 ba. new brick home, must see to
1404 LongAve.: 2 bd.., 1 ba., decks, utility house,
fenced yd., good buy. $31,000.
St. Joseph Bay Country Club: 3 bd., 2'V be.,
Reduced to $67,900. 2 bd., 1 '/ ba., $65,900.
Fireplace, tile baths, other amenities. Peace.
quiet & the golf course.
Comer of 3rd St. & U.S. 98, 100' of waterfront.
Corner of 3rd St. & 3rd Ave.: 2 lots, sell together
Periwinkle: 3 bd., 2 ba., waterfront, owner finan-
cing available. Good investment, $150,000.
New Listing at Beacon Hill Bluff: Lg. 4 bd., 2 be.
home, ch&a, totally furnished, gorgeous decor,
screen porch, deck, landscaped, $149,500.
Then assure your fantastic view Buy the
waterfront lot across highway at $65,000.
New 2 bd., 2 be. home, screen porch, must see.
Make an offer.
2nd Street 3 blocks from beach, 2 bdrm., 1 ba.,
4 lots, $46,000.
3rd Ave.: Nice 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
bdrm., 1 ba. custom built masonite siding,
shingle roof, other extras. $35,000.
New Listing: Cormer of Water St. & 36th St., 2
lots with dock, $75,000.
35th St.: 2 bd., 1 ba., 56'x14' furnished mobile
home. NICE! $35,000.
U.S. 98 & 35th St.: commercial corner lot. with
building. Come see at $57,500.
12th St. Business Center: commercial lot 2nd
from highway. $35,000.
13th St. Busilneas Center. Vacant lot, $28,000.
Third St.: 2 blocks from beach. Neat & comfor-
table 3 bd., 2 be. mobile home, screen porch,
fireplace, furnished, stoneware dishes,
silverstone cookware & many more extras.
Reduced to $40,000 from $43,500.
New Listing: cornerof Virginia aLorlda. Very
attractive 3 bd ,6a. 54nodlrhPome. Ful-
ly furn., ma a ni n or stor. sh-
ed, comp. fencd, 2 blocks to beac'Super buy,
3UA, 2 bd., 1 ba., stilt house on 386-A. Good
starter home. $45,000.
Grand Isle, Nan Nook: 3 bd., 1 ba., f.p. wieffi-
ciency apt., lots of extras, $87,000.
9th St. & U.S. Hwy. 98 DOLPHIN RUN
TOWNHOMES. 1 bd.istudy or 2 bd., 2% be. Gulf
Front. Reduced to $72,900 unfurnished and
Lousleana St.: Trailer lot, no utilities, $14,000.
Hwy. 386A 87.5' highway frontage by 194' deep
Canal St., 2 bd., 1 be., 1 acre, $23,500.
Pine St. 3 bdrm., I be. lovely brick home on 1.2
acres, garden, grape arbor & fruit trees. $54,000.
On Hwy. 71 Just inside city limits. Beautiful 2.11
acres and 3 houses. Variety of fruit bearing
Honeyvllle: Lovely 3 bd., 2 be. brick home nestil
ed in oak trees. Pecan tree, peach, azalea &
scuppernong vine on 1.2 acres. $74,900.
2 parcels: 1 plus Improved acres, with some fen-
cing & utility building; 1.7 acres with 342' road
frontage, $9,000 each. Priced well below
Golf Course and Runway Lots for Sale
Large lots with underground utilities,
private road and other amenities.
Located adjacent to Costin Airport
and St. Joseph Bay Country Club
JERNYL N. HARPER
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Phone 9041227-1428 411 Reid Ave.
REAL ESTATE 'l
laCorner 10th Street and U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, Florida 32410
See One of Our Friendly, Well-Qualified Salespeople
All South Properties, Inc.
2313 Industrial Drive, Suite C, Panama City, Florida 32405
ON TOP OF THE WORLD describes the feeling you will experience in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2-story,
'A" frame home on Stone Mill Creek in Wewahitchka. One and one-half acres of beautiful pines sur-
round this beautiful home. Sprial staircase takes you to the master bedroom & bath wllarge loft. Cen.
heat & air, fireplace in huge greatroom w/open beam cathedral ceiling & more. $78,500.
PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT In this 3 bedroom, 2% bath, brick executive home in an exclusive,
restricted neighborhood. Near the Medical Center in Wewahitchka. 1900 square feet of living with
formal living room & dining room. Den with fireplace, inside utility & much more. Call today. $69,500.
RESORT LIVING IN SANDY CREEK can be yours in this 4 or 5 bedroom, 3 bath home. Enjoy the pool,
tennis, horseback riding & more in this neighborhood. 2 central air & heat units. Excellent for that
large family, live in parents, or rent part of the home for extra Income. One acre of land. Over 3,800
sq. ft. of living space. $180.000.
Phone (904) 229-6289
Builders and Erectors or
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STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF GULF
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that on the 3rd day of
June, 1987, pursuant to F.S. 925.06, I, AL HARRI-
SON, SHERIFF OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA,
HAVE possession of the following described pro-
perty, to wit:
One 1975 INTERNATIONAL TRUCK Serial
Number EO 350EHB36593;
One Boat (Sportcraft 180 Adventurer)
One Boat Motor & Remote Control Box SNO
One Boat Trailer w/Power Winch M19SP
Assorted C.B. Radio Equipment (3 each)
K-Mart Electronic T.V. Game Controller
One Motorcycle Helmet
One Zenith A.C.D.C. 13" T.V.
One Windsor 35 MM camera w/flash
One Micra Fish Viewer (Dukang)
One Singer Portable Typewriter
One Motorcyle Wheel & Tire (MT 905-16T)
One Rear Wheel & Tire (10 speed bike)
One O/B motor (small-Mercury)
One Mo-Ped 9460335
One Murray Boys 26" Bicycle
One AMF Boys 26" Bicycle
Items range in condition from poor to good. All
items sold AS IS with no warranty.
On the 7th day of July, 1987 at Two O'Clock
(2:00 (EST) in the afternoon on the steps of the
Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida, I
will offer for sale said property for cash to the
highest bidder, subject to all prior liens, if any, to
satisfy FS 925.06.
/s/ AL HARRISON, SHERIFF
r.ulf County, Florida
-. Charles Brown was the winner of the $200 Cashpot
" I o m Im drawn Friday, June 19.
JUNE 24-30, 1987
6 OCCUPANT P. O0. BOX._
Home-Owned and Operated
blb by/GFORGE W. DUREN
PORT ST. JOE, FL
DRAWING FRIDAY 5:00 P.M. ABSOLUTE
DEADLINE TO CLAIM CASHPOT FOLLOW.
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IN THE MEAT DEPARTMENT.
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DRUMSTICKS... .,. 590
OPS ......... .. 1.19
42 ounce SURF
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GROUND MEAT ......... lb. 59
LIVERS & GIZZARDS ..... ft. 59
TURKEY HAM HALVES .. lb. '1.39
BUFFET PARTY HAMS .. lb. $1.59
CUBE STEAK ....
Fresh 3 Down
SPECIAL SALE Delicious
12-pc. box $7 99
Delicious Seafood Supreme
Crab Salad. $279
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HOMEMADE PIES......... $399
Met, 2 Vegetables, Bread, Dessert f A
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RN $ 69
15 oz. cans Peanut Patch
TOP JOB .........
5 oz. Armour Vienna
Ivory Dish Liquid...
. .. .. -11
:: I B
15 oz. ChefBoyArDee Mini & Beef
RAVIOLI .............. 69
White Springs gal.
DRINKING WATER ....... 79
18 oz. Duncan Hines &
CAKE MIX .............99
8 oz. Kraft 99
SQUEEZE MUSTARD .... 2/990
25 lb. bag
KIBBLES N BITS IN GRAVY BITS....
............... ....... $8.88
Donald Duck 64 oz. 09
Orange Juice 1
1 Lb. Kraft
Parkay Margarine 2/99*
12 oz. Light N Lively
12 Oz. Kraft
1 3 Lb. Real Value
Spread .......... 99.
Real Value 5 lb. bag
Crinkle Cut Potatoes Z$
6 ears Real Value
Real Value 2 lb. bag
Crinkle Cut Fries
FRESH WHITE or YELLOW
I Fresh Pint
4 Pak Green Giant
Green Peanuts m. 39
Fresh Vestern 5C
LETTiM ;E ....... h 59
Fresn -.rgla 59A
Fresh 4 c
CUCUMBERS ...... '880
SQUASH ...... 3 99
Lot for Sale: 2.73 acres on
Farms. $7,000. For more in-
formation call 229-8522.
7 room house and bath on
corner lot. 532 Third St. For
sale by owner. 4tc 6/18
.For Sale by Owner: 3
bdm., 2 bath and 14x36 fami-
ly room on large corner lot.
Carport & washroom attach-
ed. Cen. a&h & many extras.
Corner of Land's Landing
Drive & East Lakeview. Im-
mediate possession. $42,000.
Call 639-5740, Wewahitchka.
For Sale: Cape San Blas,
lots from $11,500 and up with
bay view. Phone 227-1689 or
229-8385. tfc 6/5
For Sale: Lot 90'x150'. In
good neighborhood, cleared
and ready for building. Call
229-6907 or 227-1647. tfc 5/21
For Sale or Rent: 2 bdrm.
furnished house on Ig. shady
lot, % block from beach. Ad-,
joining lot with lawn grass
Available. Canal St., St. Joe
SBeach. Call 1-482-3884.
GULF FRONT LOTS
75'x400' beautiful white
sand beach. Underground
utilities. $55,000, owner
financing 10% down balance
over 5 yrs payable interest
only for 5 years at 9%.
GULF VIEW LOTS
Restricted lots with direct
access to beach. Nice homes
already built in this subdiv-
ision, high and dry. Only
$30,000. Owner financing.
Price greatly reduced on 2
houses plus an apartment
on large adjoining lots.
Assume loan plus equity.
Owner will consider financ-
ing part of equity, consider
motor home, van, etc. for
part or equal equity. Many
possibilities. Asking $56,000,
make offer. 229-8904.
For Sale: Cape San Blas,
new bay view 1296 ft. piling
house, 2 bdrm., 2 ba., bonus
room. $68,000. Phone 904/227-
1689 or 229-8385. tfc 6/5
3 bedroom, 2 bath brick
home, fenced back yard.
Nice location, close to
schools. Call anytime,
229-8547. tfc 5/28
Cape San Bias Area
Bay Front Property
2 acres MOL, 100 ft. water-
front, 105 ft. highway fron-
tage, pine & palm trees,
$68,500. Call Oddie Karl Pea-
cock Real Estate, Marianna,
FL After hours: 904/482-4944.
Corner of Georgia and
Louisiana, Mexico Beach.
New 14'x70' trailer, 3 bdrm.,
2 ba., with fireplace, front &
back porches. For more in-
formation contact Bill Carr
at 229-6961. tfc 3/5
3 bedroom, 1 bath frame
house on a corner lot. Asking
$20,000. For more informa-
tion call after 6:00 p.m.,
227-7291. tfc 5/21
For Sale by Owner: St. Joe
Beach, high and dry lot,
50'xl50', improved fruit or-
chard started. Call days (10
a.m. till 6 p.m.) 227-7457,
nights (6:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m.)
648-5044. tfc 5/21
REAL : STATE
link fence. Large back
porch, hot house, utility
bldg. Carport, etc. Call
229-6961 or contact Bill Carr.
Help Wanted: Lady to do
housecleaning 1 day per
week Mexico Beach,
Dishwashers, bar tenders,
waiters or waitresses. Must
be 20 years old. Apply after
4:00 p.m. CDT, Top of the
Gulf Restaurant, Mexico
Experienced day cook, 5
a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Bay St.
Joseph Care Center, contact
Maid needed at Young's
Sea Ranch Motel, Mexico
Now hiring, excellent pay,
plus world travel. For infor-
mation call 206-736-0775, ext.
225H. 2tp 6/25
Need experienced cook &
waitress. Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach, Norma' Family
Restaurant. 648-5616.2tp 6/18
St. Joseph Telephone &
Telegraph Co. is currently
receiving applications for
the position of Data Process-
ing Programmer. Experi-
ence and training in the
operation of the IBM System
38 and training in RPGIII
language is preferred. Re-
sumes may be mailed to the
Manager of Administrative
Services, 502 Fifth Street,
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456.
An "Equal Opportunity Em-
ployer." 2t 6/18
Moving Sale: Friday and
Saturday, June 26 and 27,8 to
5. 116 Westcott Circle,
bedroom suite, dining room
suite, living room suite, col-
or TV and misc.
Over 80 different items.
Priced from 20 cents to
$20.00. Come to the old store
building in Oak Grove.
Garage Sale: Saturday, 9
to 5. King size spread & ac-
cessories. Upright freezer,
misc. Cape Sands Landing
on Cape, % mile past Pics
Store on left. Box 350,
building no. 5.
Garage Sale: Thursday
thru Saturday. Some depres-
sion glass, a/c material &
parts. Kitchen cabinets, up-
per & lower units, $350. Also
odds and ends. 720 Fortner
St., Mexico Beach.
Yard Sale: Saturday, June
27, 8 till. 305 Parker Ave.,
Yard Sale at trailer at
Nazareme Church, 2420
Long Avenue, Saturday,
June 27.9 a.m. until. Several
1986 Firebird, V-6, a.t.,
p.s., p.b., a/c, elec. windows,
car cover, still under war-
ranty. Low miles, $10,500.00.
More info 229-8919 or
1977 Chevy van, body
rough, but runs good. $300.
1983 S-10 pickup, 33,000
miles, very good condition.
Call Phil 229-8232 day,
229-8409 evening, tfc 5/14
'78 Ford Fairmont 4 dr.
wagon, 6 cyl., no rust, good
mill car. $500 OBO. 229-8942.,
seeking employment. Direct
inquiries to: Employment,
P. O. Box 308, Port St. Joe,
209 7th St., Mexico Beach.
3 bdrm., 2 ba. % brick, chain
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
FRANK HANNON, Broker
Margaret Hale 648-5659 Roy Smith
Frances Chason 229.8747
Denise Strickland 229-6571 HOMES
NEW LISTING: Blueberry farm in Dalkeith. 10 acres with irrigation system,
house, outbuildings, all kinds of fruit trees. $85,000.
-NEW LISTING: PORT ST. JE, NEW 2ftory bedroom, 2% bath home
on 2 lots. Central heat & air, bSw ri dj, ole carport, deck, ceil-
ing fans, blinds & mich mor di see ol By appointment only.
PRICE REDUCED on this nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry home with
carpet, garage, 1g. panelled storage room & utility area; Located on 3
large shaded lots with chain link fence in good neighborhood. Now only
New Listing, Port St Joe: Apartment building with 2 apartments. New
kitchen appliances, freshly painted. Good rental income. Excellent in-
vestment. Owner will finance. $55,000.
North Port St. Joe: Good rental property, 2 bedroom, 1 bath house with
enclosed porch. House in good condition. $17,200.
St. Joe Beach: Very attractive executive home located on 2 beautiful
landscaped lots 3 bedroom, 2 bath, garden tub, great room, fireplace,
screen porch, balcony, deck, lots of built-ins, double garage with
workshop. Many other features, including greenhouse. By appt. only.
Port St. Joe: Immaculate 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry home, freshly
painted, central heat & air, mini blinds, with 1,408 sq. ft. living area
located on large lot with nice storage shed. $55,000.
New Listing Port St. Joe: Close to downtown, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, outside
storage. Assumable mortgage. Only $27,825.
Mexico Beach: Prime location, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, screen porch, deck,
guest house. Owner will listen to offer.
Mexico Beach: New listing; Attractive and livable 3 bedroom, 2 bath
brick home on 2 shaded lots, replace, porch, garage, fenced yard. Only
Oak Grove: Possible owner financing on this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home,
screen porch, outside storage. $37,000 asking price. Make an offer!
St. Joe Beach: Built for large family. 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, playroom,
workshop, fenced yard. By appointment only $75,000.
Mexico Beach: Price reduced on this unique 2 or 3 bedroom home close to
beach. Great room with fireplace, private patio, plenty of storage. Only
St. Joe Beach: 2 bedroom, 1 bath, central heat & air, carpet, new kitchen,
deck, gulf view. Only $49,500.
North Port St. Joe: 2 houses in good condition, $30,000.
Mexico Beach: Owner Says Sell, 3 bedroom, 2 bath trailer on 2 lots close
to beach. Was listed at $35,000. Will listen to offers.
North Port St. Joe: 3 bedroom, 1 bath, remodeled kitchen, new roof. Now
SImmons Bayou: Large 4 bedroom home with beautiful hardwood floors
& juniper paneling. Lots of trees on 3 acres, 267 ft. of bayfront. Shown by
Oak Grove: Good rental property, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, den, carport. Only
St. Joe Beach: 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home, nice shaded lot, $31,500.
St. Joe Beach: Extra large, 4 bedroom, 2 bath home. Brand new carpet,
new kitchen, only 2 blocks from beach. $42,000.
Ward Ridge: 2 lots 75'xl85' each to be sold together. $16,000.
Mexico Beach: Owner financing on two lots zoned for trailers, $15,500.
St. Joe Beach: 4 lots, 150'x75' each. Corner Cortez & Alabama, $55,000.
Mexico Beach: Owner wants to sell. 2 lots beachside of Hwy. 98. Can be
used commercial, make an offer.
Cape Plantation: Exclusive homesites available close to golf, swimming
& tennis, underground utilities. From $16,000. Owner financing.
Cape Plantation: Acre zoned commercial, excellent restaurant location.
Mexico Beach: Texas Drive, $10,000.
St. Joe Beach: Price reduced on lot. Corner Coronado & Americus, now
St. Joseph Shores: 80' Gulf Front, Hwy. 98 to water.
Port St. Joe: Close to business district 50x170', $8,000.
St. Joe Beach: Large tract 231' on Highway and waterfront.
White City: Canal lot reduced to $28,000.
Port St. Joe: 2 bedroom apartment, $250 plus deposit. No Pets.
Mexico Beach: Very nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home with fireplace, cen-
tral heat & air. $350 per month. References required. No pets.
Mini-warehouses for rent
on Mexico Beach. Office,
Sandman Motel, 648-8244.
For Rent: House, 120
Westcott Circle, small, very
nice 3 bdrm., 1 ba., energy
efficient, ca&h, available Ju-
ly 1. 229-8247, 8 to 4:30, after
5,639-5017. 4tc 6/4
FOR RENT OR LEASE
clean redecorated duplex
with new carpet & vinyl, ceil-
ing fans, ch&a, washer hook-
up, 2 big bedrooms with
bath, NE corner Hwy. 98 and
28th St., Mexico Beach, 2
blocks from shopping area.
$300 per month. 904/385-7714
weekdays, 904/386-6004 even-
ings and 904/648-8789 week-
end evenings. tfc 5/7
Cordless telephone, 750
feet range, $70. 648-8313.
8'x26' mobile trailer with
gas stove & gas tank, refrig.
& water heater. Needs some
work, old. ill relocate
' locally, $500. 22i-7521.
Drive a. little, save a lot.
,Save thousands $$$$. Dbl.
wide starting at $14,900;
single wide 14x70', 2 or 3
bdrm., starting at $11,900.
We carry enough to sell you
our very best at our lowest
prices. Rhett Butler Mobile
Homes of Panama City, FL
1-800-237-1675. 4t 6/25
1985 Troy built pony tiller,
like new, used only twice. At-
tachments, back off, plough,
wing, etc. $400. 648-8650.
1985 Montgomery Ward
20" electric rotary mower
with grass catcher. Excel.
40 pre-hung interior doors,
assorted sizes, $10 each.
227-7261, Indian Swamp
Creek. 2t 6/25
Dining room table, 6
chairs, buffet & hutch, $200;
coffee table & 2 end tables,
$75; brass & glass floor
lamp, $25; baby bed, mat-
tress, bumper pads, $25;
brass plated headboard &
bed frame, full size $25; Her-
culon chair/bed, $25; 3 shelf
wood bookcase, $15. 227-7477.
Over 80 different items.
Priced from 20 cents to $20.
Come to the old store
building in Oak Grove.
Sunbeam dual burner gas
grill, 1 yr. old, $70.
Soundesign cabinet type
stereo, am/fm dual cassette,
record player, cassette & al-
bum storage, 1 yr. old, $130.
40 gallon electric water
heater, in good cond., you
can have if you come get it.
Whirlpool clothes dryer, ap-
prox. 7 years old, in good
cond., $75 or best offer. Am
converting to gas. 2294343
after 5:30 p.m.
Trailer, excel. condition,.
very big, 14x60', you gotta
move it, but a gift from God,
you get a free refrigerator,
free table, free stove, new
hot water heater, i new bed.
$4,500. Better hurry. Call
1-653-9351, ask for Tony.
Spanish dining room suite,
with large hutch, $375; 5
piece living room suite, $400,
like new. Call 227-1545.
Must sell 2 arch style steel
buildings from cancellation.
One is 40x40, brand new. Call
Lab puppies, $40, ready for
homes June 18. Call for infor-
mation, 648-8579. 2tc 6/11
No need for wet carpets.
Dry clean them with HOST.
Use rooms right away. Rent
machine. St. Joe Furniture.
Insurance you can count
on from the people you can
count on. Major Medical &
Disability, call 648-8557.
To buy or sell Avon call
227-1281. Also have for sale,
27' boat. 3tc 6/11
LAWN FURNITURE SALE
5' swings $50 with hardware;
5' picnic table $85; "A"
frame swing set $90; 639-2860
or 639-5860. 4tp4/30
1981 Gold/white Bayshore
trailer 14'x70', completely
furnished, carpet, stove,
refrig., drapes, washer,
dryer, 3 bdrm., 2 baths. Call
after 5:00 p.m., 229-6347.
1983 Three wheeler, very
good cond. $500. 648-5844.
Male CFA Himalayan cat,
very lovable, needs a good
home. Call for more info. 30
gal. (Hex) aquarium w/cabi-
net stand, complete with
undergravel filter & top
filter, gravel, plants, fish,
etc. Needs to be re-sealed.
Stop here first
for a complete
306 Reid Avenue
For Rent: mobile home lot
at Rustic Sands Camp-
grounds, 648-5229. tfc 4/30
For Rent: Mini-warehouse
storage. For more informa-
tion call 229-6200. tfc 2/19
For Rent: Warehouse
space with office. Approx.
850 square ft. Suitable for
contractor or small service
business. 227-1100 days only.
Year round rentals furnish-
ed and unfurnished also mob-
bile home spaces. Call 648-5000
Room for rent: By day,
week, month. Air cond., TV.
Thames Hotel. 229-8723. 302
Reid Ave. tfc 4/17
THE SAND DOLLAR PIZZA
and SANDWICH SHOP
Ice Cream Floats
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
10% Discount for
Plumbing & Electrical
Port St. Joe
St. Joe Beach
BAY VIEW SEPTIC
WE RENT PORT-O-LETS
PUMP SEPTIC TANKS
ROUTE 2, BOX A1C
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEARS IS AS CLOSE AS
Sears Catalog Sales
Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue tfc 7/4
Sod Sprinkler Systems
Complete Lawn Maintenance
Palm Trees Free Estimates
St. Joe Beach
Dupree trailer, 1 bd., 1 bath.
$165 monthly plus utilities.
3 bd., 2 ba. "top of the line"
unfurnished $525 a month
plus utilities. Lease required
(Available July 15th).
2 bd., 1% bath on 41st St., fur-
nished, Sandcastle #1. $350
month plus utilities.
St. Joseph Bay Realty
21 foot Trimbly gill net
boat with 85 hp Evinrude
motor with power trim.
'1,500.00. Call 229-8035 or
227-1400. tfc 3/26
12x60' mobile home, you
move. $3,500. 648-5397.
20 years experience
All Forms of Insurance
422 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Sales, Service and
FCC Licensed Technicians
Own your own beautiful -
discount shoe store. Offer-.
ing over 300 top designer-
name brands and over
1500 styles at unbelievable
retail prices of $6.75 and-
up. All first quality mer-
Geller *Evan Picone
*Naturalizer *Stride Rite
*Amalfi *9 West Gloria
Vandervilt and many,
more. Handbags and:
$16,900.00 to $39,900.00 in-
cludes beginning inven-
tory, training and fixtures.
Call anytime. Prestige
102 Reid Ave.
etc. Some used
COME SEE US -
YOU'LL BE GLAD YOU DID
nk it was something I ate
kills bugs for
up to six months,
and saves you about $100 yearly
in costly pest control services.
HURLBUT SUPPLY CO.
306 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida
up to .$3 995
270 sq. ft
Ask about our special prices on cleaning
Sofas Chairs Walls Tile
WE CAN REFINISH YOUR DINGY, DULL NO-WAX VINYL
Phone for Free Estimate Satisfaction Guaranteed
Bill & Carole Franklin Phone 227-1166
The Sewing Room
410 A Reid Avenue & %
9phik"' Port St. Joe, Florida
'Quality Fabrics at Affordable Prices"
REEVES FURNITURE &
REFERENCES Phone 229-6374
Call and Talk to Us About Getting
Your Furniture Refinished to
Look Like New.
Across from Duren's Economy Store,
Southern Erectors, Inc.
Say No to Drugs
. ^Phone Day 227.1570
Call 648-8670 after 6 p.m.
Psychological services for
anyone with problems iri
day-to-day living. Gulf Coun-
ty Guidance Clinic, Port S.
Joe. 227-1145 (24 hours).
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Sunday, 4:00 P.M., E.S.T.
Tuesday, 8 P.M., E.S.T.
Tuesday, 8 P.M., E.S.T.
St. James Episcopal Church
Will do housecleaning,
good worker. 648-8730.
306 Williams Ave.
THE LAUNDRY ROOM
408 Reid Ave. 229-6954
Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m. 8 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Self service or drop/off
There will be a stated
communication the 1st &
3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.
H.B. Neel, W.M.
C.C. Peterson, Sec.