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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, APRIL 16,1992
County Project At St. Joe Beach
Questions, "Is Beach Private?"
A County project which was thought to be an asset to the
public by the County Commission, has turned out to be a point
of contention by at least one land owner at Yon's Addition at St.
Commissioner Ed Creamer said, "I thought I was doing the
folks at St. Joe Beach a favor by getting them out of the prickly
pears when I agreed to build a dune walk-over before the DER
decided they shouldn't be allowed."
But the dune walk-over, at St. Joe Beach on a portion of the
beach where building is forbidden by deed restrictions, is evolv-
ing from a 'favor" to a point of contention.
Attorney Tom Gibson, who has a home in the area, filed an
objection to the structure Tuesday, saying, '"The walk-over will
attract traffic to the beach. This is not a public beach. It is
owned by the Property owners in the Subdivision. By putting in
the dune walk-over you make It public property."
Creamer said, "I'm sorry, I honestly thought I was doing the
people out there a needed service. I suggest that we stop con-
struction until we get an expression from the residents, whether
or not they want the walk-over."
Gulf County stopped work on this dune stopped until the Board hears input from
walkover at St. Joe Beach, Tuesday, after residents in the area. Both pros and cons
an objection was aired. It will remain have been heard thus far.
One resident of the area, who was at the meeting, Crawford IVTa 1
Jackson, said, "Well. I like it. It gives us an access to the beach. MTay7
We used to go through the street ends to the beach until they With the national, state and
were sold to private owners. Now, we have to get there the best county elections getting in full
way we can." swing, the low-key City elec-
tion almost goes unnoticed.
Attorney Bob Moore gave the Commissioners an opinion, But, Port St. Joe is going to
when queried whether or not the strip of beach was a public have an election, too, on May
beach or private. Moore said, 'There is no way you can consider 12.
the beach private because of the precedent which has been set Two of the staff of four
over the years. It has not been posted, nor has the public been Commissioners and a Mayor-
'denied use." Commissioner will be up, for
election for two-year terms.'
S,.Th-Commission-discussedtheanatter'for-some- time-anrd-de-"---'' Inutiinbents are Johnn"'--
cided to merely suspend construction for a period of time, allow- Linton and Bill Wood. They
Ing the people of the Subdivision to have input to the matter. have completed their first term
on the Commission. '<
Both incumbents have said
.... .i..-..... .. they will be candidates for a
-.. ..., Qualification of potential
.- ,..candidates opened' yesterday
.. and. remains open t until
.- Wednesday, April 22 at noon.
This sign was erected in the same vicinity, on the beach
with no unfavorable reaction as yet.
Says It Just
Didn't Work Out
Acting on Chairman Billy
. Traylor's recommendation, the
Gulf County Commission dis-
missed its Special Projects Direc-
tor, Bill McGee, Tuesday.
Traylor said, in making his
motion, that McGee "Hadn't
worked out to the benefit of'the
County." Commissioner Al Ray re-
marked that. "It has been six
months since we'. hired McGee
and we agreed to take a look at
his position after six months and
make an evaluation."
Nathan Peters, Jr., strongly
opposed releasing McGee saying,
"He has done a very good Job.
Some of his actions have not set
good with me, but they have
made me a better Commissioner.
He was correct in his decisions."
With Peters prodding the
Chairman as to specifically why
he was making his recommenda-
tion, Traylor replied, "All right, I'll
be specific." Traylor then went
into an explanation as to why he
had made his recommendation.
"First," Traylor said, "He
wasn't always correct in his deci-
sions. His decisions caused Gulf
County more problems than they
solved. The main reason I am rec-
ommending his dismissal is be-
cause he came to us with a work
plan on the final day allowed us
by DER; telling us what we had to
--..do in. regards to.our-new landfill.
This was the day before we were
to have it done. Why didn't he tell
us in the two or three months be-
'fore? I have reports that this pro-
ject will take until the end of the
year to complete and we know
about it on the day it is to be fin-
The chairman went on to say,
(See DISMISSED on Page 3)
Easter worship servi
begin with Good Friday
at noon Friday at St. Jam
copal Church, as the
community of Port St. Jo
for a season to commemo
resurrection of Jesus Chr
Good Friday/Easter Sunrise Services
The Good Friday message will
be given by Rev. Chester Middle-
ton, pastor of the First Pentecos-
Greg Johnson, President of Citizens Federal Savings
Bank presents Carla May, Chairman of the Gulf County
Scholarship Committee a check for $1,000; a donation
from the Bank. The fund partially financed by the duPont
Foundation and matched with local effort, provides fund-
ing to help Gulf County students attend college.
A change in the open
hours' of both County land-
fills, was mandated by the
Gulf County Commission
Acting on public in-
put. the Board changed
the hours to being open
from 9:00 a.m, to 5:00
p.m., effective Monday,
The Board has heard
complaints that the for-
mer 7-4 hours didn't ac-
commodate the public and
decided to make the
The Port St. Joe/Gulf County
Chamber of Commerce is begin-
ning a survey this week of citi-
zens of Gulf County to determine
their buying habits. The purpose
of the survey is to seek input
from the buying public how
County merchants can encourage
more purchases from Gulf
The questionnaire is printed
on page IB of this weeks issue of
The Star. Fill it out and leave it
with either one of the banks or
credit unions in Port St. Joe or
Wewahitchka, or mail it to the
Chamber of Commerce office in
Port St. Joe.
The survey is being conduct-
ed by a committee chaired by
tal Holiness Church. The worship
service is sponsored and conduct-
ed by the Port St. Joe Ministerial
Easter Sunrise Services will
be conducted in First Union Bank
Park beginning at 7:00 a.m. Sun-
Rev. Zedoc Baxter, Pastor of
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Tipping Fee At
Gulf County will initiate a sol-
id waste tipping fee at its two
landfill operations effective May
18, with the promise of more to
The tipping fee will be levied
against commercial and industri-
al customers only, initially, with
individual citizens continuing to
get a free ride for solid waste dis-
Commercial users will be as-
sessed at a rate' of $25.00 a ton.
Estimates are that commercial
users supply about 62% of the
County's solid waste load.
Commissioner Charles Fort-
ner opposed the plan, saying pri-
vate citizens should pay their fair
share. "When we went into this
program, we talked about making
a service supported by a user fee.
This isn't user fee supported," he
Commissioner Nathan Peters
said the free service was decided
upon by the investigating com-
mittee making the recommenda-
tion, to discourage dumping gar-
bage in the 'woods. Under the
plan, individual homeowners
would only have the responsibili-
ty to haul their solid waste to the
firms were discussed and it was
pointed out that they were haul-
ing to Gulf County landfills be-
cause the service was still free in
Gulf County. Other counties have
a tipping fee already in place, es-
pecially Bay County, where most
of the construction debris is com-
Landfill operators were in-
structed to immediately begin a
program of asking where vehicle
drivers lived. "If they live any-
where but Gulf County, we
should refuse to let them dump
their waste material," said chair-
man Billy Traylor.
Sheriff Al Harrison said in re-
cent weeks they have refused to
allow dumping by out-of-county
firms. "We caught one of them
dumping a load in the woods
near the County line," Harrison
Those firms performing work
in Gulf County will be allowed to
dump their debris after giving
proof of where they are working.
All other construction debris will
(See TIPPING on Page 3)
the First United Methodist
Church will deliver the Easter
message, and special music will
be by Jeff Barnes, Minister of Mu-
sic at the First United Methodist
Lewis Taylor, of the Episcopal
Church, will lead the congrega-
Opening Prayer will be given
by Rev. Dave Fernandez, Oak
Grove Assembly of God; scripture
will be read by Rev. Howard
Browning, First Baptist Church;
offertory prayer, Rev. Dan Dun-
can, Long Avenue Baptist, and
the benediction by George Ma-
lone, Nazarene Church.
In case of rain, the services
will be held in the First United
AA A A A AAAAA A AA
Waylon Graham announced
this week his intention to seek
the office of Sheriff of Gulf
County. Graham, a Democrat,
has lived in Port St. Joe for the
past 35 years and has been em-
ployed by Sylvachem Corpora-
tion, now Arizona Chemical, for
35 years; 25 years in a manageri-
al position, eight of these as Per-
sonnel Director. He also served as
a member of the Gulf County
School Board for 16 years and
was elected Chairman five times.
He attended Gulf Coast Com-
munity College and received his
(See GRAHAM on Page 3)
Phyllis Beaman recently filed
her intent to seek election to the
office of Supervisor of Elections of
Mrs. Beaman's credentials in-
clude vast computer usage and
programming knowledge,. in-
depth accounting experience, and
professional clerical and manage-
rial skills which she feels will be
tremendous assets in the reor-
ganization of the elections office.
Mrs. Beaman, the widow of
Jim Beaman, is a long time resi-
dent of Port St. Joe. She is cur-
rently. employed with Arizona
Chemical as Traffic Coordinator.
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, APRIL 16,1992
The City Commission is considering a revolutionary change
in the way of doing things. Revolutionary, that is, for Port St.
Joe. They are considering curbside collection of garbage in the
very near future. This will be a major departure from the time-
honored method of picking up garbage from the rear of the home
and carrying it to the garbage truck or, where there are alleys,
picking it up and dumping it in the truck.
Economics and the necessity to separate the trash from the
garbage makes it necessary to change from one method to an-
Really the change isn't all that drastic. Like the TV commer-
cial which shows a mechanic making his case for proper mainte-
nance, 'You can either pay me now or pay me later." With the
City it's either pay them to do it now, or pay a garbage collection
firm to do it later. No matter how much the City Commission
likes or dislikes the matter, it is a collection method whose time
Port St. Joe is probably the last modem City in the state of
Florida, which sends men to your back yard, dumps your gar-
bage collection can into one he carries on his shoulder and then
carries your garbage to the loader-packer in the street. Nobody
else offers that kind of personal service any more.
Collection will be made easier and safer. It's not the most
pleasant of tasks or desirable, either, for a sanitary service em-
ployee to be going into. someone's yard in the pre-dawn hours.
Collection at the curbside would remove many objectionable ac-
tivities and solve many complaints.
Ten or fifteen years ago, the City considered this method of
handling garbage with the thought of eventually working into
mechanical pick up, but it was trashed at the time because the
City would have to purchase the special garbage cans.
Well; today that time has come. Look for it to happen in the
very near future. If the City remains in the garbage service, they
are going to have to shave some costs so the other substantial
expenses can be met. This is one way of doing it.
Port St. Joe is planning to join the 20th century with its
downtown. It might be two or three more years in doing it, but it
is coming. The Downtown Revitalization concept is coming to
fruition after nearly two years of planning and getting it off the
-- A keen eye would tell you that downtown Port St. Joe is old-
fashioned in appearance. It has no pizzazz; no attraction; no
magnetism. It looks like a small city looked like 40 years ago.
That isn't to say that it is bad to look like a small city did 40
years ago. Some small cities look exactly as they did 100 years
But we can do better. We will do better.
The City Commission has approved a concept which a local
committee has adopted through many meetings with the Univer-
ty of Flo ld'a Architectural Department. Attempting to somehow
work into the theme that this is the Constitutional City, the Uni-
versity planners, headed up by Dr. Peter Prugh, has arrived at a
method of doing it. Reid Avenue will transformed into a histori-
cal thoroughfare, complete with landscaping..
:' The sidewalks will be changed from a cement ribbon running
from one end to the other, to one with every other panel having
an interesting pattern built in the system containing a plaque of
some such reminder of a historical importance to the town.
The street will be given a warm and liesurely atmosphere
with greenery and trees interspersed the length of the street. The
intersections will be given special treatment, to allow for access
by handicapped, make them safer for pedestrians and drivers
alike. At the same time, the intersections will become islands of
beauty rather than vistas of decay.
Drainage on the street is to be given special attention, which
vill alleviate a very special problem in downtown Port St. Joe.
The changes to be made will be functional as well as decora-
Changes can be made without damaging the concept of the
,plan. Go by the City Hall at your liesure during the next two or
Three weeks and take a look at what has been prepared. Make
!recommendations if you have any to make.
Above all, be positive.' If you make changes, have a reason for
,making them which will add to the overall scheme of things. We
are hoping the entire business area can receive this special
'treatment before revitalization is complete.
Tupelo Honey Is King for A Day In Wewa
Wewahitchka celebrated its second annual Tupelo Hon-
ey Festival Saturday, drawing attention to the Honey prod-
uct, unique to the Wewahitchka area. A large crowd at-
Memphis, Tennessee An-
other spring, another of Cathy's
sisters is getting married. It's
kind'a like those swallows that
keep returning to San Juan Ca-
"Hurry up, we're late! Every-
one else is already at the church."
Cathy had been excited about .the
"big event" for eleven months.
That's about six months before
the bride and groom knew about
it. Cathy just "had a feeling." As
we pulled into the church for the
rehearsal thing, I made a mental
note to talk to the as-of-yet-still-
unmarried-sisters. They need to
move closer to us. I'm tired of
these long distance weddings.
I've met the "prospect", as the
girls call'em, a few times. He's a
nice guy. And I hope he's in the
grocery business. I've seen Jo
Blair eat. Why, one Thanksgiving'
we built a big fire out back and
cooked the dressing in a wheel-
barrow. There were so many of
them when they were kids, they'd
eat in shifts. Joby managed to
make the early and late lunch
'What if she asks about the
tuxes?" Sometimes I can upset
my wife by Just being practical.
There are two rules at a Cotham
wedding. They hold'em in the
spring and my boys must be
in'em. Listen to this, I was sup-
tended the Festival, held under the huge oak trees on the
shores of Lake Alice. The Festival attracted numerous
booths selling crafts, food and of course, tupelo honey.
. Hunker Down with Kes \
Spare Tire Gone
Delta Queen Loses 22 Pounds
pose to drive Josh and Jess to
Panama City to the tux measur-
ing place so Cathy could phone
the correct numbers to Jo Blair
who would then relay them to a
tux renting place in Memphis.
You ever rented a tuxedo that ac-
tually fit? I got out my trusted 25
foot Stanley tape and told Josh to
stand up and stick out his arm.
Jesse called me the T-M-M the
Tux Measuring Man. Cathy called
me something else
We wheeled in just a few min-
utes after, seven. I, also have a
rule about Cotham weddings.
Never get there before you abso-
lutely have to. You arrive in town
a day or two early and you can
get caught up in the frenzy. Alan
and Jo Blair were waiting in the
parking lot. I had allowed time for
the hugging and kiss-
"Jo Blair, you've lost weight."
'Yes, Kes, how do I look?"
Well, I wanted to say, 'You
look skinny," but I knew Cathy
would not think that a sociably
acceptable response. "Great, you
look great!" I also was dying to
ask her how much she'd lost, but
that too, would be considered a
faux pas. I knew how she lost it,
evidently they only had one sit-
ting for lunch in Memphis -- and
The rehearsal went without a
hitch. Well, the lady in charge did
raise an eyebrow when she was
going over lighting the candles
with the boys and I told Josh to
please not knock any candles off
like the last time. "And son, if you
do, for goodness sakes, stomp the
Poor Alan looked nervous,
and this was just the rehearsal.
The first song lhe guy with the
twelve-string guitar played
sounded vaguely familiar. Cathy
leaned over and took' my hand.
"Honey, do you remember that
"They played it at our wed-
Whew, that was closet
Now folks, Jo Blair and Alan
didn't Jet. me ,dpwn. They, know_
how., I, hate ,, tli'se places .with'
three-pronged forks and white'
gloved waiters. Rehearsal dinner
was at a world-famous barbeque
place in the heart of the Queen
City. I had a double order of ribs
and the barbequed shrimp. Jo
Blair ordered a small plate of
ribs. I literally fell out of my chair
laughing. Cathy was mortified. I
understood Joby's plan. It's the
before and after syndrome. You
know, before the wedding it's, "'I'll
have the half order please," A
week after the marriage it's, "HEY
HARVEY, RUN THAT WHOLE
HOG OUT HERE"
Wedding day! They all came.
They always do. Aunt Kay and
Aunt Jane, Dudley, Karen and
Geneen, Genia and Bill, Uncle
Bud and Barbara, Aunt Doris
and... well, you get the picture.
And of course, everyone brought
their children. I noticed Alan kept
eyeing'em as they came, in. I
didn't say anything to him. I
knew how he felt. Yes, you get the
"Kes, Jo Blair wants you,"
I knew before I ever got back
there. The picture guy had asked
for the father of the bride. Now,
I'm not the father, Mr. Cotham
had died years ago. But I married
the oldest sister. I remember Jo
Blair just out of diapers. I
watched her grow up. And on this
very special day in her life, she
remembered me. It was the
proudest picture I've ever stood
I was telling Mary Claire, who
is four, when her time comes, to
Srun, off,.and get. married as Josh
Iand Jess started down to light
'thie candles. TIhe wedding went
better than the rehearsal, Jess
didn't trip over his just slightly
extra long pants and the bride
and groom looked radiant. Gay,
another sister, didn't drop the
ring. Bobby Brown, the only
brother, gave the bride away with
his usual grace and dignity. Jesse
calls him the G-A-M. And we set-
tled back to hear the vows.
"Do you Jo Blair-"
"take Alan to be your-"
."lawful wedded lus-"
"I will." \
Of all the Cotham girls, Jo
Blair is without a doubt, the
We were leaving the reception
when it hit me, 'You know, we've
been in Memphis for two. days
and we haven't seen Elvis."
Jess raised up from the back
seat, '"Well, he's the only one that
didn't come to the wedding."
i This Younger Generation Doesn't Pay Much Attention to Deadlines
YOU LET A hurricane churn
Into the Gulf of Mexico and it just
has to sit out there and do its
.thing until we get the newspaper
A few years ago, when Kate
slammed our doors shut for us
,we had to get done what we were
doing before we could go. It had a
;deadline on it and there's no such
thing as us not making a dead-
i We're not alone in this frame
,bf mind. UPS has this senseless
sense of duty also. The day Kate
I slammed ashore about 7:00 p.m.,
we were getting things in shape
so we could go home and batten
down the hatches. We knew the
electricity would be off for a peri-
od of time and we were getting
.things in shape to leave.
Well, about 1:30 that day,
UPS came knocking on the door
in the wind and the rain, to make
;a delivery: We chided him about
being out in that weather and he
!retorted that he still had to go to
by Wesley Ramsey
llf'^ H M MBB -- -- --
Wewahitchka before he could call
It was bad outside, let me tell
THEN, THERE'S THE time
when my youngest daughter, Car-
ol, was born. I told Frenchie she
couldn't have the baby on press
day, because nothing took prece-
dence over printing day.
That's part of becoming a
Well, to make a long story
short, Frenchie decided to go into
labor about 1:00 p.m. on the day
the paper went to press. There
was nothing I could do except
take her by the hospital and leave
her with the admonition, "I'll be
back when the paper is out."
Back during those days,
printing the newspaper could
take all night long Now, it's usu-
ally done by 4:00 or 5:00 in the.
afternoon, with the papers all
mailed and most of the clean up,
It's nothing like the old days .
except the deadline still
THAT'S WHAT MAKES this
tale more than a little unusual.
The first of the week, our
typesetter's Pekingnese had pup-
pies. It had two little offspring,
which looked like drowned rats.
Monday, Lisa phoned in and
said, "I'll be a little late, my dog is
trying to have puppies." Monday
is a long way from the deadline so
that caused no problem.
Monday afternoon, after
lunch, she came back a little later
along with a cardboard box, a
heating pad, and a towel, all
wrapped around a miniscule ball
of fur. The little urchin was born'
with a harelip and couldn't nurse
the mother dog.
She had to feed it with an eye
Well, the women in the office
started keeping vigil over the un-
fortunate little pup. Wednesday,
they were still at it and it was
For the first time in our
newspaper career, something
took precedence over the dead-
Every hour or two, everything
came to a screeching halt while
the puppy was fed.
Shirley warmed milk. Lisa
nursed the puppy. Carol rubbed
its little head. Shannon looked
on, saying, "Isn't she the cutest
little thing?" Frenchie Just
clucked around and Aleta fluffed
up the towel in the dog box.
These women got into the
swing of things, just ignoring the
THIS HAS GONE on all week
long. The little harelipped Peking-
nese has negated the importance
of a deadline, where once it was
sacred! You don't dare die on
printing day! And, here we are
bringing all production to a halt,
except for what is being done by
the sensible men of the firm,
while a Pekingnese is fed.
The computers are stopped.
The pages stand waiting for some
type. Nothing moves
If the bank has to foreclose
on us because we didn't do
enough work to pay the mort-
gage, how will I explain it? Do I
say, "a harelipped Pekingnese
puppy is the reason I can't pay
my mortgage." Or maybe I will
have to report that, some of my
employees have lost the sanctity
of the deadline.
Maybe, sometime before that
happens, the puppy will learn to
eat by itself, regardless of its
THEY SHOULD BE like my
grandson. His kindergarten class
hatched some eggs for the Easter
season. They hatched out last
Thursday or Friday. Every child
wrote a report on his particular
He had a deadline for the re-
port But before the deadline
came, his chick died. He never
missed a beat. He sat down and,
in his kindergarten print, wrote,
"My chick is dead."
He put a green cover on the
report, handed it in and got an
"A". The funeral didn't Interfere.
St. Joseph Bay
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, APRIL 16,1992 PAGE 3A
/ Wendell Campbell
Thanks A Lot
On December 22, 1985 my family and I moved'back into our
home at 818 Marvin Avenue, Port St. Joe. We had been living in
Memphis and later Nashville for the prior 22 months, where my
employment took us. Nashville was a nice place to live but Mem-
phis was somewhat different, if you know what I mean.
Nevertheless, we moved back to Port St. Joe on "a wing and a
prayer," so to speak. Our home remained unsold for the duration
of our exile and that was a blessing because we didn't have to
look for housing. My wife had a job waiting for her, but there was
no such job available for me. I had resigned from my job in Nash-
ville and there certainly were no good prospects for another one
Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. I believe, how-
'ever, that someone upstairs looks out for those who look out for
themselves. Although I didn't "rest on my laurels," I do believe
God was watching out for me and my family during this particu-
lar time. Well, for all time, but in particular this time. A chance
meeting with a friend shortly after our arrival resulted in the
birth of Sure Shot Pest Control Company. Records indicate it was
March, 1986 when Sure Shot was born.
My family and I set out with the gusto of a thirsty man with
an oasis in sight. We passed out leaflets, placed ads in the paper,
went door to door soliciting, did crazy things on the radio and did
almost anything to gain favorable publicity for our new company.
A hungry dog hunts best. I've heard.
A few months after we started, our oldest son came home
from college and Joined us in the hunt. In fact, he dropped out of
school but was going part time at Gulf Coast for two years
so we could build a solid foundation for the business. Two years
ago he returned to school, but he was extremely important in the
growth and success of our business. ,i
We were extremely fortunate with employees, but whenYJed
left, the bulk of the supervision and hard labor again fell ord'ne.
In addition, I was running the office, selling, handling customer
problems and many other things that require full-time attention.
I was working from "can-to-can't", as some country folks say.
Our company was not big enough to hire a full-time manag-
er, but we sure needed one. We also needed a full-time' termite
inspector and salesperson, but, again,, we were not big enough
and I was compelled to do all of these. We had reached a point
that we had to grow or cut back'because the hats I was wearing
had my hat 'rack full!
Finally, after taking into consideration all aspects of our
' lives, especially my physical health, which has not been the best
for the past year or so, we decided to sell our business. It was an
'agonizing and hard decision to make because we didn't want to
kill the goose that laid the egg. And, although the egg wasn't
golden, it certainly was a good one.
On April 1, 1992, Sure Shot Pest Control Company and Ace
Pest Control Company merged and Ace Pest Control assumed
management of all,services and accounts. We were assured that
all employees would remain if they chose and all contracts would
be honored. These facts were stipulated in the merger contract.
My- family and I enjoyed six years of doing business in Port
St. Joe and Gulf County, but times change as do people and ser-
vices. The people in our area deserve a full-line pest control com-
pany and now they have one with Ace Pest Control Company.
On behalf of Virginia, Jed, Shelley, Clint and myself, I want
to give everyone in our community and area our heartfelt thanks
for everything each of you have done that enhanced our success
here, business and other things. Without you, we wouldn't have
been and we shall never forget what our community did for us.
A special, thanks goes to-Higdon Swatts, who was instrumen-
tal in the birth, pf'Sure Shot.'Also, Wesley "amsey and his family,
George Duren andAldeni Farris and Father, Jerry Hlft and. many,
many others who didn't wait for me to ask them for their busi-
ness; they asked me to service them.
And there were others like Leon Pollock, Ralph Roberson, Rex
Buzzett, Walter Wilder and many, many more too numerous to
mention in this small space.
Thanks to all of you and may God hold you in the palm of His
To the Editor:
What a magnificent gift the
congregation of Long Avenue Bap-
tist Church offered to the commu-
nity this past weekend in their
production of How Great Thou
SArt. Everything from stage sets,
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make-up and special effects to
the wonderful performance of the
choir and cast seemed to me to
be -perfect. But, I think special
recognition should go to Alford
Ramsey 'for his excellent though
uncomfortable probably pain-
ful portrayal of Jesusl Bravo, Al-
It was all a true inspiration.
Thank you so much.
'" Toihe Editor:,.
I commend you on The Star's
coverage of news in and around
. Gulf County. I am 'always pleased
to read' about newsworthy events
in the "hometown" newspaper,' es-
pecially the accomplishments of
the sons and daughters of friends
and former classmates.'
Your coverage of Port St. Joe
High track teams (March 26 and
April 2, 1992, issues) was excel-
lent, with one exception. You list-
Owner: Vickle Scheffer
With the first signs of spring,
many drivers are eager Jto roll
down their car windows, turn up
the rad6f and hit the road. "Just
don't let spring fever tempt you to
drive faster than posted speed
limits," sAys Government Employ-'
ees Insurance Company (GEICO)
President Tony Nicely, "because
speedingcan wreck your day."
*At high speed, the distance
required to brake to a stop in-
creases significantly, while the
time you need to perceive and
react to a traffic hazard remains
fixed. If you're traveling too fast,
you may be out of luck by the
time you spot a problem ahead.
*Because the violent forces in
a crash multiply dramatically
with relatively small increases in,
speed, your chances of death in a
crash double with each 10 mph
increase in speed above 50 mph.'
About one-third of all traffic
deaths are speed-related.
*On a typical 20-mile com-
mute, you save only 3.5 minutes
by driving 65 mph instead of 55
(From Page 1)
be turned away at the landfill.
Two ordinances were read for
the first time Tuesday morning,
which would have an effect on the,
Beaches water system and beach,
The water department intro-
duced an ordinance which would
increase its deposit to $50.00 for
a new customer. The new rate for
a deposit was thought to provide
the system more protection from
customers leaving the county,
owing a water bill.
The second ordinance had to
do with driving on Gulf County
beaches. Permission is given to
drive on beaches in the Indian;
Pass, Cape San Bias areas only,
and a permit is required.
The permit is the subject of
the ordinance change.
At the last meeting Commis-
sioner Al Ray had suggested the
'County had suggested the charge
be raised to $150 for non-
residents. Attorney Bob Moore(
was instructed to prepare an or-
dinance making.the change and,
it wasi introduced ,at Tuesday',
The new ordinance makes the:
$150 charge for a permit for out
of county- citizens, but it also
makes some provisos in the ordi-
nance language for different situ-
A non-resident who owns real
property in Gulf County, will be
assessed the same fee as a resi-
dent." Both will pay the same
$15.00 fee as in the past.
Driving on. the beach without
a permit will result in a $150
fine. A second offense will cost
$250. Racing vehicles on the
beach, excessive noise produced
by the veili-ile which would dis-'
turb the peace or pulling skiers
from a vehicle moving -on land
will result in a $250 fine
The ordinance was approved
at its first reading and must be
read a second time before becom-
ing law. .
ed the times, distances, and
heights for the boys' events, but
not for the girls. Did you forget?
[Ed. Note: Our coverage of,
sports is limited to the informa-
tion the respective coaches pro-
May 2 has been proclaimed "Seafood Sharon Lipford, director of the Retarded
Festival Day" in Gulf County to clear the Citizens Association; Lee Holloway, Bay St.
calendar of all other activities for the an- Joseph Care Center Administrator; Frank
nual Festival sponsored by the Gulf County Pate, Mayor of the City of Port St. Joe; Billy
Association for Retarded Citizens. and the Traylor, chairman Board of County Corn-
Senior Citizens Association. Both Gulf missioners and Jerry Stokoe, Chairman
County and the City of Port St. Joe joined Senior Citizens Association and general
in making the proclamation. From left are: chairman of the Festival.
(From Page 1)
"We had a good rapport with the
state agencies when he came
here. It has done nothing but go
downhill ever since. It's deterio-
rated every day."
He listed several specific ac-
tions which he had not approved
of and, in his words, "which
caused the County problems we
didn't need, especially with the
state agencies; DER particularly."
Commissioner Ed Creamer
stated, "I don't recall a time when
we have said he was doing any-
thing wrong and we sat down
with him and told him to do it an-
other way. I am sympathetic with
.anyone who is dismissed without
any warning. It happened, to me
and I know how it feels."
Traylor said, "I have had nu-
merous conferences with him on
occasion in my position as Chair-
man, to no avail. He continues in
his own way regardless of what
this Board wishes done."
Despite the objections, Com-
missioners Charles Fortner and
Al ,Ray voted with the chainnrman
and released the Special Projects
(From Page 1)
certificate in Law Enforcement
Standards and is now a certified
law enforcement officer and was
also elected one of three officers
of his graduating class. Prior to
this, he attended Chipola Junior
College where he received an A.A.
Graham has always been ac-
tively involved in the County. He
has been a member of the Lions
Club, St. Joe Volunteer Fire De-
partment for 26 years and has
also been a strong supporter" of
youth activities by donating his
time to such organizations as Lit-
tle League Baseball, Quarterback
Club, Pee Wee Football and offi-
cial high school basketball time-
keeper for 20 years.
Graham had this to say, "I
feel that my 25 years experience
in management, my education
and involvement in our county
government will allow me to Work
and operate your sheriffs depart-
ment in an open and professional
manner, which I think makes me
a qualified candidate for the office
of Sheriff of Gulf County."
For Take Out Orders, Call 227-1670
Oysters $28.00 Bag
with every purchase of bag, receive
1 lb. saltine
The World's Finest
Enjoy the best from St.
Joseph Bay and
Indian Lagoon with us.
(On C-30 South of Port St. Joe)
WHEREAS, the'-Gulf County Senior Citizens Association,
Inc., the Gulf County Association for Retarded Citizens and the
Bay St. Joseph Care Center have joined together to form a com-
mittee to bring fun and excitement to the City of Port St. Joe,
Florida and Gulf County;
WHEREAS, these organizations being recognized as being
non-profit concerns dedicated to serving the needs of the men
and Women and being in need of funds to continue serving the
people in this County and are worthy and most deserving of this
WHEREAS, the entire community has indicated their sup-
port for the Gulf County Seafood Festival Committee by pledging
their financial and spiritual support.
NOW, THEREFORE, KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE
PRESENTS, that I, Chairman Billy Traylor and Mayor Frank
Pate, Jr., on behalf of our respective Boards of Commissioners
and all the citizens 'of Gulf County, Florida, do hereby proclaim
May 2, 1992, as Gulf County Seafood Festival Day.
DONE, this the fourteenth day of April, in the year of Our
City of Port St. Joe
Board of City Commission- -
FRANK PATE, JR.,
Gulf County, Florida
Board of County Commissioners
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. APRIL 16.1992
Horticultural Agent Addresses Gardeners
The Port St. Joe Garden Club
held their April meeting for the
election of officers. Elected to
serve during the 1992-93 season
were: Era Daniell, president; Bar-
bara Wood, first vice-president;
Betty Lewis, second vice-
president; Ethel Bridges, secre-
tary; and Ida Baker, treasurer.
These officers will be installed at
the Thursday, May 14th potluck
luncheon. Iris Anderson, District
Two director, will conduct the in-
stallation service. Mrs. Anderson
would like to remind everyone
that the District Two Spring Meet-
ing will be held May 7, Thursday,
at Gulf Beach Garden Club,
17012 Hernando Avenue, Pana-
ma City Beach. The cost is $7.50,
payable on or before April, 1992
to Gulf Beach Garden Club c/o
Kenneth Rudisill, horticul-
ture extension agent of Bay
County, addressed the Club at
their April meeting on the mis-
conceptions about trees. The
most amazing was, with Florida's
18" water table, trees do not have
long tap roots, but have very long
lateral roots, and to feed go way
out past the dripline. Mr. Rudisill
said if a tree has lived five years,
While enjoying the delicious
refreshments prepared by host-
esses Agnes Culpepper, Betty
Lewis and Flora Blackman, Mr.
Rudisill visited with the Garden
Club ladies and answered more
questions. This was a very special
and successful meeting for the
Port St. Joe Garden Club and a
fine start for the 1992-93 season.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Frank Grad-
dy, Jr. of Wewahitchka announce
Mexico Beach Chapter #4325
will conduct their monthly meet-
ing Friday, April 17 at 1:00 p.m.
CT. The meeting will be held at
the Mexico Beach Chamber of
Commerce building, located at
105 N. 31st St., Mexico Beach,
behind Cathey's Hardware.
The program is entitled "Car-
ing for the Sick", with emphasis
Officers will present a satiri-
cal skit about visiting a patient in
the hospital. You are invited to
bring two friends to this presenta-
the engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, Ann
Elizabeth Graddy, to Billy W.
Baxter, son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Chester Baxter of Marianna.
The bride-elect is a graduate
of Wewahitchka High School and
received an A.A. degree from Chi-
pola Junior College, and is pres-
ently attending Florida State Uni-
Her fiance is a graduate of
Marianna High School and re-
ceived his Master's degree from
Florida State University. He is
employed as principal with the
Washington County School Pro-
gram at the Dozier School for
The wedding is planned for
May 2 at 3:00 p.m. at the First
United Methodist Church in We-
wahitchka. A casual reception
will follow at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Sumner. All friends and
relatives are invited to attend.
Kenneth Rudisill, horticultural agent, answers questions ofBetty
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Just in time for
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Leanna Kay Harcus
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wade tist Church,
Harcus, Sr. are pleased to an- evening.
nounce the forthcoming marriage
of their daughter, Leanna Kay, to
Henry Bernard Combs, the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Martin
The bride-elect will graduate *
from Port St. Joe High School in
May, and plans to further her ed-
Benny will be joining the U.S.
Navy in August.
All family and friends are in-
vited to attend the ceremony
June 12, at the White City Bap-
at 7:00 ET in the
needs with a
101 Williams Avenue
(Across from'St. Joe Hardware)
Like a good neighbor
State Farm is there.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, APRIL 16,1992 PAGE 5A
Earth Day Festival Saturday
..Wk^ ? at Dead Lakes Recreation Area
. --. ^ -..~-e .h A T ^ The ............. Florida Park Service and will provide live music along with Wewahitchka, off State Road 71.
Mrs. Elkins' third grade class
has taken a different twist for
making book reports. The stu-
dents read their books and then
made a display telling something
about the story. The students vot-
ed on five of their classmates to
represent their class for The Star.
They are as follows: Heather Hay-
den, "Horrible Harry and the Ant
Invasion"; Melissa Haun, "Snag-
gle Doodle"; Anthony Crocker,
"More Scary Stories", Michael
York, "A Bad Dream of a Good
Girl", and Todd McLawhon, 'The
Five Little Monkeys."
There will be a meeting for
parents of children who are
served by the ESE classroom on
April 22 from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. in
Parents of kindergarten age
children... Don't forget to take
your child to the Health Clinic for
the required physical and immu-
nizations. Also, when you come
for pre-registration, bring the
child's birth certificate and Social
Security number. This will be
held Monday, May 4, from 8:00
a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Miss Gall, the school nurse
from Health Services, presented a
bicycle safety video to Mrs. Bax-
ley's second grade and Mrs. El-
kins' third grade classes last
Week. We hope this video will re-
mind you to have a safe and hap-
py spring holiday.
The Easter Bunny Gets Lost
By Sherry Fisher
Once upon a time there was
an Easter Bunny. He comes to
your house and hides colored
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hot get any eggs to look for. So I
went to find him and I saw him.
But he was very sick. The worst
thing was he was lost. He didn't
know his way home. So I took
him home. Then I got to deliver
the eggs. And Easter still went
Rain Drop Poem
By Joe Robinson
If I were a rain dropI- would
drop in the sea.
I would land in a whale who
pencil each. Thanks to Miss
Mary's helpers Miss Kathy Thom-
as, Miss Joyce Sweazy, Sherry
Parker, Julle Richardson and
Miss Becky's kindergarten
was busy, busy Friday morning
cutting out bunnies and making
cards. Then came the big egg
Shawn Reynolds celebrated
twofold his birthday was today
(Friday) and he and Meggie Boone
each won a big Easter basket for
finding the most eggs. Brittany
Crocker and Ashley Grunde
found the prize eggs and won a
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the Wewahitchka Woman's Club
will sponsor the third annual
Earth Day Festival at Dead Lakes
State Recreation Area, Saturday,
April 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00
p.m. Admission is free.
A one mile fun run will start
the event with an "Easter Egg
Hunt to follow at 10:00 a.m. for
children 12 years and younger.
Smokey the Bear will also make
an appearance courtesy of the
Florida Department of Agriculture
Division of Forestry. Southfork
The United States Achieve-
ment Academy announced that
Kimberly Burkett has been
named a United States National
Award winner in honor roll.
Kimberly, who attends Port
St. Joe High School, was nomi-
nated for this National Award by
Cindy Belin, a guidance counse-
lor at the school.
The nominee's picture and bi-
ography will appear in the United
States Achievement Academy Of-
ficial Yearbook, published nation-
.Kimberly is the daughter of
Eugene and Brenda Burkett.
Grandparents are Richard and
Rhudine Skipper of Cottondale,
Harry and Inez Murphy of Port
St. Joe, and Martha Burkett of
Heather Hayden, Melissa Haun, Anthony Crocker, Michael York
and Todd McLawhon.
swallowed the sea.,
I would sit in the tree that he
swallowed one day and this is the
way I would play.
I would jump at the gold fish
and swim from the sharks. I
would drop on the sting rays and
play splash with a fish and I
would squash a gold fish so that
is my dreams it seems. Nice day
All families from Hawk terri-
tory have been given a video tape
with a message "Say Yes to Life!"
by Rachel Saunders. Please view
this tape with your children.
Kindergarten, first and sec-
ond graders had a great time last
Friday hunting eggs and partying.
Miss Mary's class "little rab-
bits" tried cabbage and strawber-
ries first before their traditional
candy treat. Reactions included:
Jessica Vise: "Good, especial-
Aaron Hamm: "Not so good."
Others, too, said good or bad
or gross. -
Johnny Taylor said, "It tastes
One extra bunny treat be-
sides hunting eggs .was finding a
large gummy crocodile. Parents
provided videos "Family Circus
Easter" and "Easter Egg Morning"
for the students and eats such as
an Easter bunny cake, sugar,
bunnies, ice cream and coca-
colas, and punch. A great big
thanks to Paula Boone, Beverly
Crocker, Rusty Burrows, Carmel
Dodson, Gail Haney, Jewel Hop-
per and Carol Horton.
Mrs. Baxley's second graders
hunted eggs, with James Smith
and Stephen Ayers winning the
prize eggs. After. eats and fun,
they colored as big Easter mural
called "Spring Has Sprung". It de-
picts a rabbit pushing a cart of
eggs with lady bugs and bees and
ducks and flowers all around.
Thanks to mom helpers Mar-
sha Robinson and Marsha Posey.
Thaddeaus Wade, a sixth
grade student brought his thtee-
month-old chinchilla, named
"Chinchilla" to share with the stu-
Thaddeaus' animal is a
grooming chinchilla and one of its
habits is to roll in dust to bathe
itself. Thanks, Thaddeaust
Matthew Levi Richter
It's A Boy!
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Rich-
ter are proud to announce the
birth of their son, Matthew Levi
on March 10. Levi weighed 7
pounds, 3.6 ounces and was born
at Gulf Coast Hospital.
Levi was -welcomed home by
his big sister, Jennifer.
He was happily awaited by
his grandparents, Gene and Kay'
Dykes and Johnny and Sharon
Richter. Levi's great grandparents
are Mr. and Mrs. Steve Daniels,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Keel, Jeff
Dykes, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rich-
ter, the late Lilly Mae Richter,
Marie Simpson, and the late Roy
games, a give-away, crafts, con-
tests. Hot dogs, hamburgers and
soft drinks will also be available.
Sponsors for the event are
Wal-Mart, C&G Sporting Goods,
Buffalo Rock Pepsi, Citizens Fed-
eral Savings Bank, Fishers Build-
ing Supply, Gold Hat Auto Parts,
Tyree's Restaurant, Pitts Health
Mart, Fundcraft, Wewahitchka
Jr. Food Mart, and the Boys Club
of Bay County.
There will also be a ceremony
to dedicate new flagpoles which
were purchased with proceeds
from the 1991 Earth Day Festi-
val. The American and Florida
flags will be the first to fly over
the park since it was opened in
the mid 1960's.
Dead Lakes State Recreation
Area is located one mile north of
A refresher course for drivers.
50 years of age and older will be
held in the social hall of the First
United Methodist Church in Port
St. Joe Monday and Tuesday,
April 27 and 28, from 9:00 a.m.
to 1:00 p.m. ET.
Fred Kleeb will present the
AARP course "55 Alive Mature
Driving". The cost is $8.00 per
person. Attendance both days is
required for certificate. Make
checks payable to AARP.
Anyone interested may regis-
ter by calling the church at 227-
1724. You may also register Mon-
day, April 27, before 9:00 a.m.
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Harvest of History...French Fort on Bay In 1718
This is the second in a series of articles on the
Harvest of History.
The St. Joseph Historical Society wishes to
thank member Wayne Childers for his research and
material that made this article possible.
Don Jose Primo de Rivera
A native of San Augustin de la Florida, Jose
Primo de Rivera was the son of a former Lieutenant
Governor (Sergeant Major) of Florida, Don Enrique
Primo de Rivera and Dofia Manuela Bendit Horrui-
tiner, daughter of the former Lieutenant Governor,
Don Pedro Benedit Horruitiner. According to his
own account, he had by May 24th of 1723, spent
over thirty years as a soldier in the Presidio of Flor-
ida. He had served seven years as a Captain of the
Infantry without the corresponding pay and eleven
years as a Captain of Heavy Calvary by virtue of a
patent granted him by the King.
Don Jos6 had been elevated to the rank of Cap-
tain in December of 1702 while he was in Havana.
The acting Governor of Cuba, Don Luis Chacon,
had named him as the captain of a company of sev-
enty recruits from the Province of Galicia in Spain.
These were dispatched to aid in raising the siege of
San Augustin which the Governor of South Caroli-
na, James Moore had placed to it. After the siege
had been lifted, the Governor of Florida, Don Jo-
seph de Zufiiga y de la Cerda, asked for his perma-
nent appointment as Captain in a letter of the 6th
of January of 1703. The Junta of War of the Indies
granted this request. "
However, on December 11, 1711, he wrote to
the King himself asking for confirmation of the title
of Captain of Heavy Cavalry which the Governor of
Florida, Don Corcoles y Martinez had issued to him
some short time before and for the right to raise a
troop of fifty cavalrymen for the defense of that Pre-
sidio. In addition, on the 28th of November of the
same year, the Royal Officials of San Augustin
wrote in support of his request. On the 31st of Oc-
tober of 1713, the Junta of War of the Indies in
Spain, granted his request and the patent was con-
firmed retroactive to 1711.
In 1717, it was decided to re-establish a Span-
ish presence in the Province of Apalache, which
had been abandoned since August of 1704 and on
the 6th of February of 1718, Don Jose left St. Au-
gustine with seventy men, among them infantry-
men, cavalry, armourers, carpenters and other arti-
sans. He had been ordered to go by land to
Apalache and build a casafuerte at the port of San
Marcos de Apalache while a support vessel leaving
four days later was dispatched by sea. Don Jose ar-
rived on March 18, before the support vessel and
began work on the fortification of St. Marks. About
this same time, Don Pedro Matamoros de Ysla ar-
rived to take command of the Presidio of Pansacola.
On April 28th, Don Jose wrote a letter detailing
his progress with the fortifications and reporting
that because of the silting in front of the entrance
to Mobile Bay, the French intended to occupy the
Bay of San Joseph which had been abandoned by
the Spanish along with Apalache in August of
1704. He also wrote that he had requested aid from
Don Pedro in Pansacola because the sloop had not
yet arrived. Don Juan,Manuel Roldan brought the
aid and on his return trip to Pansacola, discovered
Antoine Le Moyne, Sieur de Chateauguay with a
French vessel, establishing a post in Bay San Jo-
seph about a mile west of an indentation in the bay
* somewhere between the present day Butler's Res-
taurant and the Maddox Subdivision. Chateauguay
left there a small fort and fifty men commanded by
M. de Gauvry of whom Roldan convinced twenty-
five to desert to the Spanish.
On August 3, 1718, Don Jose wrote to Don An-,
tonio de Benavides, the Governor of Florida, in-
forming him of this development.. On August 12,
1718, Don Antonio reported this to the King of
Spain, and added the following, '"This report has
been confirmed by fifteen deserters from the garri-
son. (They say that there is) a redoubt with five
cannons, a magazine with munitions and food-
stuffs, and fifty men. I have examined these men
who have been here in this Presidio for forty-four
days and they have told me the reason why they
deserted was that they expected the Spaniards to
cast them out of (St. Joseph's Bay) and that thirty-
five soldiers remained there with their officer. Fur-
ther, that they expected to be reinforced by fifty
more soldiers. There is no doubt 'that unless they
are immediately forced out of that place, it will take
a considerable body of troops to do it since with
time, their forces shall be greater."
The Governor of Pansacola, after being in-
formed of the French presence, protested the occu-
pation to Chateauguay's brother, Jean j3aptiste Le-
Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, the Comnandant of
Louisiana. The latter responded that hM had orders
to occupy this Bay from the French Court and the
matter would have to be decided by it. It was obvi-
ous that this was now the southernmost outpost of
New France, a domain which extended from New-
foundland to the Gulf of Mexico and it did not ap-
pear that the French would easily give it up.
Both Matamoros and the Governor of Florida,
Don Antonio de Benavides, wrote to the proper offi-
cials concerning this French move. The result
though slow, was decisive. The Marques de Valero,
Viceroy of Mexico had named Don Gregorio de Sali-
nas Varona as the Governor of the new Presidio of
what is now Matagorda Bay, but now redirected
him to take command of St. Joseph's Bay and drive
out the French. However by August 6th or 7th of
1718, Roldan discovered that the French had set
fire to and abandoned their fort which they had
called Fort Crevecoeur or Fort Heartbreak. The rain
had put out the fire and Don Jose immediately sent
a detachment from San Marcos to take charge of
and repair the fort. These apparently remained
there until Don Gregorio took command on March
To be continued next week...
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Fill Your Easter Basket with Yummy Cookies
Name the one sweet that can
be prepared in a zillion different
shapes, colors and flavors, is rela-
tively inexpensive and, of course,
absolutely scrumptious. It's a
universally-loved munchie, des-
sert or delicacy the cookie.
Since Easter is 'creeping up
on us, and you may have some
time off from your hectic sched-
ule, it's the perfect time to try
something different and unique.
In addition to (or instead of)
filling the kids' Easter baskets
with jellybeans and chocolate
bunnies, try surprising them with
these "designer" cookies that
aren't as difficult to make as they
are delectable to eat.
These recipes also are perfect
for parties and get-togethers and,
if you are one who loves to give
holiday gifts, your recipients will
be stunned. when they find out
that you not your neighbor-
hood bakery baked these intricate
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour (sift
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter,
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 cup dark brown sugar, firmly
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 egg yolk, graded large
3/4 cup plain M&M's
Position two oven racks to di-
vide the oven into thirds and pre-
heat the oven to 425 degrees..
Line cookie sheets with baking
parchment and set aside.
Stir the baking soda and salt
into the flour and set aside.
Cream ithe butter with the sugars
until fluffy. Add the vanilla and
egg yolk and beat thoroughly.
Gradually add the dry ingredients
and stir until just combined.
Divide the dough into two
equal portions. Place one portion
on a large piece of wax paper and
cover it with a second piece of
wax paper of the same size. The
second portion of dough should
Iron Is Vital to
By Roy Lee Carter
County Extension Director
Most of us know that iron is
.an essential element in human
health. But, it isn't so widely rec-
ognized that iron also Is vital to
plant nutrition. Plants depend on
iron for deep green color and vig-
orous growth. Iron deficiency is
Sone of the most common micro-
nutrient problems affecting
woody ornamentals in Florida. It's
also the most difficult to correct.
In our Sunshine State, most
plant nutrient problems are due,
in large part, to poor soil. Iron de-
ficiency is no exception. Our over
limed, acid soils and alkaline
sands fix iron in a form plants
cannot use. So, even though
there's a lot of iron in the soil,
most of it is unavailable to plants.
This results in iron deficiency.
Today, we'll describe other
causes for iron deficiency, and ex-
plain why this particular nutrient
is such a problem. I'll also dis-
cuss some treatments for correct-
ing iron deficiency. My informa-
tion was provided by Extension
Urban Horticulture Specialist Dr.
Robert Black, of the University of
Florida's Institute of Food and Ag-
As I said, iron deficiency is
common in over limed, acid soils
and alkaline sands. Another
cause is an excess of heavy met-
als, such as copper, zinc, or man-
ganese, in the soil. These ele-
ments are needed by plants. But,
too much of any one may produce
iron deficiency. This is especially
true of copper.
Usually, chlorosis of the
leaves is the first sign of iron defi-
ciency. But leaf chlorosis also is
the initial symptom of many other
nutrient problems. So, you'll have
to watch for additional 'clues to
iron deficiency. If the problem is
not corrected, new leaves will be
smaller than normal, and most
will have dead spots and burned
edges. Leaf drop and dead wood
are other Indications of iron defi-
As I've pointed out, iron defi-
ciency is difficult to correct espe-
cially in alkaline soils. In fact, ap-
plying iron compounds such as
iron sulfate, to an alk-dine soil
won't do a thing to sowae such a
problem. This is because the soil
must be somewhat acid before
plants can take up iron.
Adding some organic matter
such as peat moss or compost be-
fore planting, will help make the
soil more acid. In already planted
areas, you can acidify the soil
with a mixture pf three parts
dusting sulfur and one part iron
sulfate. Use this mixture at the
rate of one pound per 100 square
feet, and allow about two months
between applications. Remember
that acidifying materials should
not be used more than three
times a year.
Once you've made the soil
more acid, you can apply an ap-
propriate treatment. For woody
ornamentals, iron deficiency can
be corrected with iron chelates.
The kind of chelates you need will
depend on the species of plant,
the pH of the soil, and the extend
of the deficiency. Most chelates
are designed to work on acid
I 308 Williams Ave.
, be covered and refrigerated while
working with the first. With a roll-
ing pin, roll the dough between
the paper to a thickness of 1/8
inch. Lift and replace the top and
bottom sheets of wax paper as of-
ten as necessary to smooth any
wrinkles that result from rolling.
Slide the rolled dough, still be-
tween the wax paper, onto a
cutting board or cookie sheet and
place it all in the freezer for about
4 or 5 minutes to facilitate
cutting and handling.
When the dough is firm, re-
move it from the freezer and lift
off the top sheet of wax paper and
replace it gently. Turn over the
papers and dough and remove
the paper now on tip. Using a 2-
inch round cutter, cut as many
cookies as possible. If the dough
softens by the time you are ready
to transfer the cookies to the
cookie sheets, replace the dough
in the freezer briefly until it' is
firm again. Use a metal spatula to
transfer cookies to the sheets.
Place them 2 inches apart; they
soils, and will give results within
about a month. There are che-
lates which will work on highly al-
kaline soil. But, these compounds
tend to be quite expensive, and
may take as long as six months
The names of these chelates
are rather long and confusing, so
I won't mention any now. Just
check with your garden supply
center, a local nursery, or your
County Extension Office for sug-
gestions concerning the right
kind of iron chelate for your spe-
spread more than most rolled
'cookies. Press the scraps togeth-
er, wrap them and place them in
Placed 6 or 7 M&M's on each
cookie, leaving as much of a mar-
gin aroUnd the edge as possible.
Now roll out the second portion of
dough just as you did the first.
Place a round overreach of the
M&M-topped cookies. 'Allow the
cookies to soften to room temper-
ature as you, reroll all the scraps
to make more tops, or tops and
bottoms if you have enough
dough. (There should be about 24
bottoms and 24 tops.) When the
dough is soft to the touch, gently
press the outside edge of the top
to the bottom. With the tines of a
floured fork, gently crimp the.edg-
Bake 2 sheets at a time for
about 10 minutes or until the
cookies are lightly browned all
over. Watch them carefully be-
cause the oven is hot Rotate the
sheets front-to-back and top-to-
bottom after 5 minutes to ensure
even baking. Allow the cookies to
rest for. a min.4te, or,. sobefo0re'
transferring, them with a metal-
spatula to wire racks to cool com-
Store in a cookie jar with a
Yield: 2 dozen cookies.
3 egg whites, graded large, at
Pinch of Salt
Generous 1/4 teaspoon cream of
W-3 cup superfine sugar
Scant 1 teaspoon pure vanilla ex-
1 cup (6 ounces) miniature semi-
sweet chocolate morsels '
Position two oven racks to di-
vide the oven into thirds and pre-
heat the oven to 250 degrees.
Line cookie sheets with baking
parchment or brown paper. Be
sure all utensils are clean and
dry. Do not use a plastic bowl for
beating the egg whites because
the plastic contains a chemical
that inhibits expansion of the
whites. Check to be sure there
are no bits of yolk in the whites.
With an electric beater beat
the egg whites until they are
foamy.: Add the salt ,and.cream of
tartar and continue beating until
thpewwhites are- stif. Gradually
add the sugar (1 tablespoon at' a
This Saturday, April 18th at the Stac House in Port St.
fun and excitement of the
time at first, then rounded table-
spoons) while continuing to beat.
When all the sugar is incorporat-
ed and the meringue is shiny,'
add the vanilla. Beat well, then
gently fold in the chocolate mor-
With a teaspoon and a tiny
rubber spatula or two spoons,
9hape .. the meringues into
mounds or "kisses" on the lined
cookie sheets. These can be
placed close together (about I
inch apart), since they do not
spread while baking. You will;
want to get all the cookies on two
Bake the two sheets for I
hours and 20 minutes. Do not
open the oven door. Turn off the
oven and leave the cookies inside
until the oven is cool, or several
hours (even overnight). The me-
ringues are best if they are very
dry and crisp.
Store in an airtight cookie jar
or tin, or in the freezer during
Yield: 3 dozen meringues.
,,. *The. vanilla will tint the me-
ringues slightly so they will be
off-white If this bothers you omit
Joe, experience the
THIRD ANNUAL MAGIC 93.5
EASTER EGG HUNT.
The fun begins at 10 A.M. sharp.
Join Chuck Bear and the MAGIC 93.5 crew. Kids, bring your Easter
baskets and be ready to hunt. Some of those eggs will contain some really
MAGIC 93.5 wants to thank the caring, local business men and women who are helping to make this
annual event possible:
Gulf County Sheriff Al Harrison, Premier Services, Butler's Restaurant, St. Joe Telephone and Telegraph,
Piggly Wiggly, Aer Incorporated, Toucans, Buzzett's Drug Store, Citizens Federal Savings Bank, The
Fish House, The Tread Mill, Sears Catalog Store, Allemore Real Estate, Linda's Restaurant, Costin's
Bookkeeping, Dr. Tim Nelson, Saveway Foods, Comforter Funeral Home, Active Styles, Campbell's Drug
Store, Port St. Joe Senior Citizens, Badcock Home Furnishings Center,'St. Joe Container Co., St. Joe
Forest Products, Apalachicola Northern Railroad, Wewa State Bank, Carpet Country
1992 Easter Egg Hunt!!
Left to right: Jesse Eubanks, Jennifer Odom, Michael Lemieux,
Roy Lee Carter, Jr., Mike Greene, Tiffany Wills and Kay Campbell.
Four Gulf 4-H'ers Qualify for State Show
Saturday, March 21st, was a
memorable day for Gulf County's
Big River Riders 4H Horse Club.
Four representatives attended the
Area Show in Marianna with
hopes of accumulating enough
points to qualify for the State
show. Three others went to show
their skills in the invitational
events, wanting to have enough
participation to get these events
included in future 4H shows.
One, who could not ride, went for
moral support. All came home
tired, dirty, and extremely happy,
with many awards, great pride in
their accomplishments and goals
As part of the efforts to have
roping and team penning includ-
ed as part of the 4H program,
Brian and Michael Lemieux (cou-
sins) and Russell McMillian will
be stars in a video to be present-
ed at the awards banquet follow-
ing the state show. They will be
featured exhibiting their roping
skills. They won first, second,
and third in the steer roping-
heading/heeling contest. Brian
riding Willie also won a second in
break-a-way calf roping.
The video will also show
Gulfs participants in the team
penning contest. The team of
Russell McMillian, Mike Greene
and Jennifer Odom won third and
Roy Carter and his hurry up crew
won second. Not a bad showing
for first time entrants.
Roy Carter, McMillian, Tiffany
Wills and Odom will be going to
Tampa to compete at the State.
4H Show. McMillian, in his first
horse show with Lucky Nuggett,
won second in Keyhole Race, sec-
ond in Registered Geldings-under
5 and fourth in Western Pleasure
Horse under 5. Wills and Beau-
ty proved that dynamite comes in
small packages by winning fifth
in Cloverleaf Barrels, Jr. and sec-
ond in Stake Race. Roy has final-
ly found what Sunshine likes
best, running and winning. They
placed first in Pole Bending, Sr.,
first in Stake Race, and second in
Cloverleaf Barrels, Sr. Odom
demonstrated that an Appaloosa
can do it all. She and Ima Cajun.
Cowgirl, took first in Saddle Seat
Pleasure, second in Western
Horsemanship, Jr., fourth in
Western Pleasure, Jr. and sixth
in Western Showmanship, Jr.
Ronnie Small, whose pony,
Geronimo, came up lame just
before the show, went along and
gave support where needed. He
received special recognition, a
Sportsmanship Trophy, for the
4H spirits he exhibited by helping
the others with feeding, washing,
grooming and all the million and
one details that must be done to
get ready for a class. His enthu-
siasm boosted other team mem-
bers to excel. He also manned a
gate during the entire show, and
passed out awards and words of
encouragement to all entrants,
for all counties.
Anyone wishing to see these
youngsters perform may do so by
attending the horse show they are
hosting to help raise funds for the
July trip. The show will be Satur-
day, April 18, at T. L. James Park
in Wewahitchka. It is scheduled.
to start at 10:00 a.m. CT. Halter,,
pleasure, and speed classes will
be held, with a Lead Line class for
the little ones. Bring your horse,
if you have one, or come yourself
and enjoy the fun. The 4H
mamas will have goodies availa-
Literacy Volunteers Are
Effective Adult Tutors
Tree Abloom with Orchids
Mrs. J. A. Garrett shows off her orchid tree, which is
w covered with blooms this year. Mrs. Garrett said' the tree, in.
the yard of her home on Third Street, was killed by the
freeze a few years ago and has come back prettier than
Paul Revere's ride:
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
began his poem, The midnight
ride of Paul Revere, "On the eight-
eenth of April."
That much is probably true.
However, several facts about that
night were changed in the poem.
When the signal first went
out. Revere was still in Boston -
not "on the opposite shore."
Actually, Revere never did ar-
rive in Concord. He was joined in
Lexington by two men. Dr. Sam
Prescott and William Dawes, 'and
later all three ran into a British
.Dawes escaped, but went
back to Lexington. ,
Revere was captured and re-
It was actually Prescott who
got through to Concord and
warned the patriots.
Soft spring rains usher in
Spring is a time for rebirth.
*Oval spikes awaken within
green and purple skunk cabbag-
into bloom. ,
*Fragrant arbutus nod their
*Trilliums lift their pink-lined
petals above their extended
*Queen bees and hornets
come out of hibernation.
*By late spring, newborn ani-
mals and birds fill the forests.
R Facts about rain:
*Because of the strong up-
draft in every thunderstorm,
some of the rain goes up instead
Rain cannot fall through air
which is moving faster than 17
miles per hour.
Just check out cows in a pas-
ture. If they all change positions
in the same direction, you can
bet the wind has shifted.
Why? Because they always
head into the wind.
For what reason?
Cows don't like the wind to
ruffle their hair.
The same goes for most birds
- plus, they can take off more
quickly facing into the wind.
Would you believe?
The Shearwater has one of
the longest migration routes of
Where does it migrate?
In a circle completely around
the Pacific Ocean.
How long does their Journey
Three or four years
Nest building time
In spring, a female bird feels
the need to build a nest, when
the chemical estrogen builds up
in her body.
When does this happen?
As the daylight hours in-
Did you know?
Very large drops of water -
nearly the same size produce
the brightest rainbows and the
Irma Mathys was the winner
of the "Spring Basket" given away
by the Literacy Volunteers at the
Port St. Joe Library on Saturday,
April 11. The lucky ticket number
The "Spring Basket" was dec--
orated by Ready Arts and Crafts
and filled with items and gift cer-
tificates donated by local mer-
chants in support of the Gulf
County Literacy Volunteer Pro-
gram (LVA-Gulf County).
The Literacy Volunteers of
America-Gulf County have a pri-
mary premise that well trained
and supported volunteers can be
effective tutors of adults, that
these volunteer tutors can make
a significant impact on the prob-
lem of illiteracy.
Tutors are available, without
cost, to those adults who come
voluntarily seeking assistance in
basic reading, writing and math.
For more information about.
the literacy program, call Betty
Williams at the Gulf County Liter-
Marine Pfc. Richard C. Dem-
ers, son of D.P. Hayes of Route 1,
Port St. Joe, recently completed
the Basic Engineer Equipment
During the course, at Marine
Corps Engineer School, Marine
Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North
Carolina, students received in-
struction on engineer equipment
operation, maintenance manage-
ment, engineer organization, de-
contamination of heavy equip-
ment, night operations,
equipment recovery, special tools
The 1991 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School joined the Ma-
rine Corps In July 1991.
PAYSI Call 227-1278 to place
yours. $3.50 for first insertion,
$2.00 a week for consecutive runs,
plus 54 per word for all over 20.
acy Volunteer office. The number
in Port St. Joe is 229-6166 or in
Wewahitchka, call 639-2419.
The Lions Club will have its
annual barbecue chicken cook-
out on Saturday, May 30 at the
First Union Bank park. Serving
will be from 11 a.m. until around
3 p.m. The menu will consist of
1/2 tender barbecued chicken,
cole slaw, baked beans, bread
and iced tea all for $4.00. Tickets
will be pre-sold by the Lions Club
A lot was learned from last
year's dinner and the cooking will
begin a little earlier. Also, an ex-
tra cooker has been added. There
won't be any waiting, and that's a
promise. So when a Lion ap-
proaches you, don't run. Buy
Michael Lemieux, left, and Brian Lemieux, both of Port St. Joe,
show off their medals they won at the 4H Horse Show.
Horse Care Seminar
Tuesday In Wewahitchka
The Gulf County Cooperative
Extension Service is sponsoring a
horse care seminar, for all inter-
ested persons in Gulf County.
The seminar will be held April
21 at 6:30 p.m. CT at the Wewa-
hitchka High School in the com-
mons area. Wewahitchka High
School is located on River Road,
one-quarter mile east of Highway
Topics to be discussed are:
"Floating Equine Teeth" by Dr.
Richard L. Asquith, D.V.M. with
IFAS of the University of Florida;
"Care of Foals", "Training Pleas-
ure Horses" and "Management,
Trimming and Shoeing Horses".,
by Dr. Edward Johnson, Equine,
Specialist with IFAS of the Uni-'
versity of Florida.
For more information contact'
the Gulf County Cooperative Ex-
tension Services at 229-6123 or
201 Williams Avenue
Your ACE Hardware
Easter Sunday at the Riverfront
at the Rainbow Inn in Apalachicola
Special menu for children 12 and under
Oysters on the 1/2 shell doz. $5.50
Oyster Rockefeller a'Riverfront $4.50
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp Cocktail $6.25
Cocktail Claws $7.95
Lobster Cocktail $10.95
All entrees served with lobster bisque, Caesar salad, choice of potato, stir
fried vegetables, fresh baked honey wheat bread and muffins with maple
butter and fresh homemade strawberry shortcake.
Baked Ham with Fruit Glaze ................................................ $10.95
Roast Pork with Dressing, Baked Apple ...............................$10.95
Roast Leg of Lamb with Mint Sauce ..................................... $11.95
International Chicken .............................................................. $10.95
Oven Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus.. .........................................$14.95
Grouper Victoria (sauteed, topped with shrimp, scallops) ......$15.95
Shrimp Di Jon (baked on puffed pastry) outrageous!...........$16.95
Fresh Shrimp (fried, broiled or scampi)................................. $13.95
Fresh, Fried Apalachicola Bay Oysters.................................$13.95
Florida Bull Dozer with Drawn Butter..........1/2 $11.95/whole $15.95
Live Maine Lobster with New England Style Stuffing............$22.95
ST. JOE HARDWARE CO.
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Pryor Is 2A State Heavyweight Champ
Four Port St. Joe High School won the state 2A title with a 405 lb. classification in '89 and '90.
weightlifters qualified for state lb. benchpress and a clean and
competition held this past week- Jerk of 275 for a 680 total. Last
end at Hawthorne High School. year Pryor placed third in the Duke W ins
Calvin Pryor, competing in state meet with a 675 total.
the heavyweight classification, W Jeremy Tull took 10th place Ba ss Tourney
In ~ e s4ae___+ -W, A unei m IM-'anac "---issdu
PORT ST. JOE 3
LARUE COUNTY [KY.] 2
The Sharks bunched seven
hits and played errorless baseball
to defeat the Larue County Ken-
tucky team Thursday afternoon.
Scoring twice in the first in-
ning, the Sharks put up their
winning run in the fifth inning
when Des Baxter scored on a
squeeze bunt by Adam Taylor.
Baxter reached on a walk.
The first saw Josh Colbert
lead off with a single and stole
second. after a ground ball by
Adam Talor moved Colbert to
third, he scored on a single by
Jon Elliott. Brian Butts drove in
Elliott with a single, for the sec-
ond run of the inning.
Jon Elliott went the route for
the Sharks, giving up four hits,
walking only one and striking out
St. Joe 200 010 x-3 7 0
Larue Co. 100 100 1-2 4 0
Jon Elliott picks up a win
on the mound.
PORT ST. JOE 13
Josh Colbert went on a hit-
ting spree Tuesday and slammed
two home runs as the Sharks
went on to dump the Havana
Gladiators 13-3. Colbert put one
blast over the fence and had an
inside the park round tripper.
Adam Taylor was three for
four with three RBI. Bryan Butts
and Eric Ramsey each had two
hits for the winners.
The Shark bats rang out for
14 hits off Havana pitcher, Blair.
Ramsey went the route on
the mound for the Sharks, giving
up six hits for his first win of the
The Sharks ended their regu-
lar season schedule Wednesday
evening, with the Wewahitchka
Gators at Shark stadium.
St. Joe 301 036-13 14 3
Havana 000 030- 3 6 2
THE SHARKS will enter the
District tournament, to be held in
Wakulla next Tuesday. The team
will meet Blountstown in the first
A Kentucky runner is
caught off third by Adam Tay-
lor, shortstop, and Eric Ramsey,
NORTH HARDIN [KY.] 2
Wewahitchka came from two
runs behind to defeat visiting
North Hardin, Kentucky Thurs-
day afternoon. Mark Lester
hurled a three-hitter and struck
out nine batters for his fifth win
of the season.
The Gators came to life in the
bottom of the second, pushing
across four runs. They scored
three insurance runs in the bot-
tom of the sixth.
Mike Morgan singled twice,
for two of the Gators' five hits and
Thursday, April 9, the Wewa-
hitchka High School track team
participated in a track- meet at
Greensboro. Entered in the meet
were teams from Blountstown,
Greensboro, Liberty County, and
Wewa. Both the Wewa girls and
boys track teams placed third in
For the boys, Marcus Vann
finished first in the long jump
and second in the shot put while
Jason Flowers finished second in
the 3200 meters. And, for the
girls, Stacie McGill finished first
in the high jump and the 3200
meters and Kenya Grey finished
first in the 100 meters with a
time of 13.5 seconds.
The following is a list of Wewa
athletes who placed at the meet:
Marcus Vann: first in long
jump, third in triple jump and
discus, and second in shot put;
Gus Russ: fourth in 400 meters;
Jason Flowers: second in 3200
meters; Jason Kretzern third in
3200 meters and fourth in 1600
meters; Stacy Hanlon: fourth in
3200 meters; Jason Godwin: fifth
in triple jump; Andrew Williams:
fifth in shot put; Eddie Loomis:
fourth in discus and fifth in 1600
Stacie McGill: first in high
jump and 3200 meters, fifth in
shot put and discus, and third in
1600 meters; Mildred Atkinson:
third in high Jump and 3200 me-
ters, and fifth in 1600 meters;
Roxanna Dunseth: fourth in 1600
meters and second in 3200 me-
ters; Kenya Grey: first in 100 me-
St. Joe Girls
Lose 2 to Bay
Port St. Joe girls lost both
'ends of a softball doubleheader
Tuesday to Bay High, 17-5 and 8-
2. Abby Gross was the winning
pitcher in both games. Joni Peak,
caught by Dee Horton, pitched
both games for the Sharks.
Bay High 202 026 5-17 15 4
St. Joe 221 000 0-*5 5 12
Bay High 002 200 4-8 13 3
St. Joe 000 000 2-2 6 3
Getting hits for the Sharks in
the second game were Joni Peak,
two for three, and Leah Ray, Dee
Horton, Crystal Kenninton and
Cindy Davis, each with a single.
The Sharks travel to Blount-
stown Tuesday for a 4:30 EDT
game. Beginning Friday, St. Joe
hosts the district tournament
with four other teams participat-
ing: Wakulla, Florida High,
Blountstown, and Quincy-
had three RBI's.
Gators 040 003 x-7 5 1
N. Hardin 110 000 0-2 3 1
THE GATORS will be in-
volved in two tournaments during
the coming week. Friday and Sat-
urday the team will be engaged in
the Panama City Easter Tourna-
ment at Gulf Coast Community
College field. They will participate
in the District Tournament in
Carrabelle next Tuesday through
in the state meet with a benchn
press of 310 and 245 clean and
jerk. In earlier meets Sarabia Til-
ler, 181 lb. class, and Michael
Norris, 148 lb. class, qualified for
the state competition with total
lifts of 485 and 450, respectively.
This was the fourth straight
year that a Port St. Joe lifter has
won a state title. William Lewis
was the 181 lb. champion in '91,
and Stacy Gathers was a two
time state champion in the 123
The Panhande Bass Club'S
April tournament was won by Al-
len Duke. He weighed in 17
pounds, 15 ounces. His big fish
weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces.
Second place was garnered by
Brady Jorden with 17 pounds, 10
ounces and third was taken by
Shep Meredith with 8 pounds, 10
The next tournament will be
held May 9 at the White City
Track Team Places First and
Second In Last Two Meets
Last Tuesday, the Port St.
Joe High School boys track team
placed first in eight events as
they defeated the Rutherford
Rams 65-54 in a dual track meet
held at Tommy Oliver Stadium.
Placing first for the Sharks
were: Perez Davis, shot put, 51'6"
and discus, 142'3"; Tony Thomas,
100 meters, 11.0; Bryan Earley,
1600 meters, 5:02.4; Zyris Hill,
400 meters, 56.0; Mandricka
Miller, 800 meters, 2:19.6; Kenny
Daves, 3200 meters, 11:32.3; Le-
tron Alexander, Joe Price, Zyris
Hill and Tony Thomas, 1600 me-
ter relay, 3:41.1.
Placing second were: Jeremy
Tull, discus,.119'10.5"; Letron Al-
exander, long jump 21'0", high
jump 5'10", and triple Jump
44'8.25"; Kenny Daves, 1600 me-
ters 5:14.2; Steve Alles, 800 me-
ters, 2:22.6; and Shannon Gant,
3200 meters, 11:42.7.
Placing third were: Cedric An-
thony, shot put 36'8"; Zyris Hill,
long jump 19'9"; Bryan Earley,
800 meters, 2:24.1; and Lee Dur-
en, 3200 meters 11:51.8.
Other athletes who partici-
pated in the meet were: Nick
Sweazy, 1600 meters, 5:41.1;
Matt Best, 1600 meters, 5:56.5;
Jeff Gammill, 800 meters, 2:42.9;
and Keith McDonald, 3200 me-
In the shot put, Jeremy Tull
made a toss of 36'4.25", Robert
Williams 34'0", Jonathan Pierce
30'9", and Bryan Simon 22'0".
Cedric Anthony threw the
discus 93'9.5" while Robert Wil-
liams tossed it 81'5", Jonathan
Pierce 77'2", and Bryan Simon
Gulf Breeze Meet
Last Saturday, the boys'
track team placed second in the
Gulf Breeze Physical Therapy In-
vitational Track Meet. Pensacola
Catholic scored 114 points to
place first in the meet. Port St.
Joe scored 67 points to finish sec-
ond, Crestview placed third with
63 points, Pensacola Christian
placed fourth with 55 points, Jay
placed fifth with 36 points, Cen-
tury placed sixth with 12 points,
and Freeport placed seventh with
Placing first for the Sharks
were: Perez Davis, shot put 51'2"
and discus 141'8"; Letron Alexan-
der, high jump 6'4" and triple
jump 42'11.25"; Tony Thomas,
100 meters 11.4; Zyris Hill, 400
meters 50.9; and the 1600 meter
relay team of Mandricka Miller,
Joe Price, Letron Alexander and
Zyris Hill with a time of 3:34.3.
Also scoring points were:
Bryan Earley, third in 1600 me-
ters with a time of 5:02.7; Letron
Alexander, third in long jump
18'7.5"; Kenny Daves fourth in
3200 meters 11:15.1; Zyris Hill
fifth in long jump 18'5.5"; Lee
Duren, sixth in 1600 meters
5:09.7; and Cedric Anthony sixth
in shot put 39'7".
Other athletes who partici-
pated in the meet were: Keith
McDonald, 400 meters 66.3;
Shannon Gant, 800 meters
2:23.4; Steve Alles, 3200 meters
11:45.5; and Cedric Anthony, dis-
On Wednesday, April 22, Port
St. Joe will host the District I-AA
Track Meet. The meet will begin
at 1:30 p.m. and the teams that
will be participating are Bonifay,
Chipley, Marianna, Pensacola
Catholic, Port St. Joe, Vernon,
and Walton County.
The top two individuals will
qualify for the state track meet
which will be held at Winter Park
on May 2.
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your child's first visit to the den-
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Don't give your child the op-
portunity to hear "neighborhood
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child about a dental visit the
night before. Of course, always
refer to the dentist as "our
friend". Convey the feeling that
dental visits are a part of grow-
ing up. Don't offer rewards or in-
dicate that there is anything to
fear. In fact, such word s hurt,
grind,.drill, etc., should be elimi-
nated from the dental vocabu-
lary. Say that your dentist in-
tends only to examine and that
he will always explain what he is
going to do.
Make appointment day easy
for your child. Make not other
plans for him or her that day. If
possible, the appointment
should be made early in, the
This may be the most diffi-
cult advice of all but children
are usually most cooperative if
parents are not in the treatment
room. Rest assured, all findings
will be discussed with you after
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The. State Health Office has
nominated North Florida Medical
Centers, Inc. (NFMC), headed by
CEO Jim McKnight, for the Na-
tional Rural Health Association's
annual Outstanding Rural Prac-
tice award. NFMC provides medi-
cal and dental care to communi-
ties in three North Florida
counties covering an area the size
of Delaware. Staff includes three
board-certified physicians, three
mid-level practitioners, four nurs-
I es and two medical assistants.
Dental services are provided by a
dentist, a hygienist and two den-
NFMC is significant employ-
er and valuable community citi-
zen. Many of the 25-member staff
have lived all their lives in the
area and the medical and dental
staffs now live 'and shop in the lo-
cal area. Because they "belong" in
the community, NFMC personnel
extend their services to home vis-
its to check -on bedridden pa-
tients who cannot come to the of-
Health awareness and pre-
ventive care are promoted
0 through free screenings and
health fair participation. In addi-
tion, NFMC provides free physi-
cals to student athletes. Staff
training is enhanced by participa-
tion in AHEC training programs
and preceptorship training for
NFMC clinics serve the entire
community, not Just the poor who
cannot afford the cost or trans-
portation to health care available
in cities 35-55 miles away. Com-
munity support has been gained
by providing the highest quality
of service. This support, in turn,
contributes to the nnancial
health of NFMC and enables ex-
pansion into additional under-
served communities. The synergy
between health care providers
and the community maximizes
the effectiveness of resources in-
vested in health care in this part
of North Florida.
The Wewahitchka Medical
Clinic is a member of the NFMC.
John Frothingham, a visiting
Rotarian from Champlain, Ill.,
spoke to the Rotary Club Thurs-
day. Frothingham, a counsellor
for Alcoholics Anonymous, spoke
on the working of AA and gave a
little of its history.
The organization started
about 1935, accidentally. The
person who started it, himself an
alcoholic, realized that he wasn't
drinking when he was in the com-
pany of friends, who made up a
group who tried to listen to peo-
ple's problems and helped guide
him through the troubled times
in his life. When he left the com-
pany of these certain friends, he
was right back at his old habits.
Adopting this method of deal-
ing with people, earnestly trying
to solve problems which arose in
their lives and caring for them, he
was able to help others. The "oth-
ers" had to want help for it to do
Frothingham said; "We've
+ F spent a ton of money on the drug
problem and it was needed. But
had we spent the time and money
on alcohol we have spent on
drugs, we would be better off. Al-
cohol is more 5of a national prob-
What is your gender?
What is your age?
Q Under 24 years old
El 24 44 years old
Q 45-64 years old
Li 65 years and older
Including yourself, how
many people reside in
How many children un-
der the age of 18 years
currently reside in your
What was your total
household income for
Q Less than $7,500
E) $7,500 $9,999
L $10,000 -$14,99P!
* $15,000 .-$19,999
El $20,000 $24,99
El $25,000 $34,999
El0 $35,000 $44,999
L $45,000 $54,999
Li $55,000 $74,999
l $75,000 or more
What is your occupa-
El Administrative Support
C] Farming, Forestry and
Where do you work? ,
L Within Port St. Joe
El Gulf County (not in,
L Outside of Gulf Co.
What is your zip code?
How often do you travel
to Panama City/Bay
County to shop?
El Frequently (over 12
times a year)
Q Often (between 6 and
12 times a year)
L Occasionally (between
1 and 5 times a year)
Consider, for a moment,
all the.money that you
spend in a year on shop-
ping, what percentage of
that amount do you think
you spend shopping in
Panama City/Bay Co.?
(write in the per-
centage you think you
spend: for example, 5%,
15%, 25%, 50%, etc.)
During the last year,
what items have you
shopped for in Panama
City/Bay County? (Check
all the categories that
El Groceries, personal
are products & over-
El Women's formal wear
Q Women's everyday
L Family footwear
Q Men's dress & formal
Q Children's wear
CL Men's everyday wear
O Furniture & home fur-
O Vehicle supplies and
0l Home accessories.
Q Lawn & garden sup-
Q* 'Small appliances &
E0 Home entertainment
When you shop in Pana-
ma City/Bay Co., what 3
'stores are you most like-
ly to shop at?
'Store most likely to shop
Store second most likely to
shop at is:
Store third most likely to
shop at is:
What are the 3 most im-
portant reasons why you
choose to shop in Pana-
ma City/Bay County?
Most important reason is:
Second most important
Third most important rea-
What night would you
shop downtown Port St.
Joe if stores were open?
M T W Th F S S'
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Post Office or the Chamber of Commerce office in City Hall,. or may be returned
by mail to: Chamber of Commerce, P. 0. Box 964, Port St. J oe, FL 32456
lem than dinrugs have ever been."
"Our problem is that we have
outlawed drugs and legalized al-
cohol," the speaker said. "It's
much easier for a drug addict to
quit doing drugs than it is. for an
alcoholic to quit doing alcohol,"
Guests of the club were
Frothingham and Larry Haskett
of Atlanta, Georgia.
The Morris Brothers Country
Gold Band will be performing for
your dancing and listening pleas-
ure Friday, April 17 at the W.T.
Neal Civic Center in Blountstown.
The dance begins at 7:30 p.m.
and lasts until 11:30 p.m. CT.
Admission is $4.00 for non-
members and $3.50 for members.
This is a per person charge.
The Civic Center is located on
Highway 69 North.
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a.m. until. The sale will be adja-
Do you have stained sinks?
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Hard water? If you have
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, APRIL 16,1992
Safe Sex: Truth or Consequences
By Mark W. Merrill, President
Florida Family Council
Except for the common cold
and flu, sexually transmitted dis-
eases are the most common dis-
eases in the United States, ac-
cording to the American College
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUIRTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF TIE STATE OF FLORIDA. IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 92-74
IN RE: The estate of
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the estate of Q.P.
Wise. deceased. File Number 92-74,.. s pending in
the Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida. Gulf
County Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. The names and addresses of the
Personal Representative and the Persona] Repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth below.
All Interested persons are required to file
WITHIN (3) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THI;
FIRST PUBUCATION OF TillS NOTICE. (1) All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an Interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the qualfi-
cations of the Personal Representative, venue or
Jurisdiction of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER. BARRED.
DATE of the first publication of this Notice of
* Administration 4/16/92.
/s/ Diane W. Frye
P.O. Box 811
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
/s/ William J. Rish
Rish & Gibson, P.A.
303 4th Street
P.O. Box 39
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
FL Bar No. 0066806
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
Publish: April 16 and 23. 1992.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NUMBER: 9192-17 "
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida. will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation Interested In sell-
Ing the County the following described personal
p NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids In duplicate will be re-
ceived until 5:00 p.m. ET. April 27.
1992 by the Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners. Port St. Joe,
Florida at which time and place all
bids will be opened and read aloud for
the complete construction of:
Re-roofing Gulf County Public Library
and caulking aggregate panels on Gulf
County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Flor-
The Contractor shall furnish all labor,
materials, and equipment' and shall
be responsible for the entire entirecomple-
tion of this project.
Plans, specifications, and contract
documents may be Inspected at the of-
fice of the Architect: State Road 22,
Wewahitchka, Florida. and may be
procured by the General Contractors
upon a deposit of $15.00 for each
complete set of plans and spec ilca-
tions, of which the full amount will be
returned to each General Contractor
who submits a bid, and returns docu-
ments in good condition within (10)
days after bid opening.
Cashier's check, certified check, or bid
bond, for not less than 5% of the
amount of the bid, must accompany
Performance. Labor and Material
Bonds, and Workman's Compensation
Insurance will be required of the suc-
cessful bidder. .,
e ; Right is reserved to reject any or all
S proas and waive technicalities.
No dder may withdraw his bid for a
Period of (30) days after date set for
The Bid must conform to Section 287.133
(3) Florida Statutes, on Public Entity Crimes.
Delivery Date must be specified.
LUquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
Please Indicate on envelope that this is a,
sealed bid, the bid number, and what the bid is
Bids will be received until 5:00 o'clock, p.m.,
ET, April 27, 1992. at the 0(Bce of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The Board re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Billy E. Traylor
Publish: April 16 and 23. 1992. ,
By: Richard Miller
*Youngsters are driving safer.
The death rate from teenage
driving drunk has dropped
sharply, says the federal Cen-
ters for Disease Control. Credit
goes to changes in state drink-
ing laws, stiffer penalties and
Students Against Drunk Driv-
ing, a peer group that encour-
ages safety and provides rides.
*If you drive a small car, take
extra precautions to make sure
you are seen by other drivers.
Turn lights on at dawn and
dusk.. Stay out of .the "blind
spot" of bus and truck drivers.
*"Read" radiator fluid for clues
to performance. Fresh anti-
freeze will be bright yellow or
green. Dull colors or an orange
tint means the radiator fluid
hasn't been changed in a long
time and is contaminated with
dirt or rust. Have system
drained, flushed and refilled.
*For every gallon of gasoline
your car uses,. it "breathes in"
enough air to fill a room 10 feet
square. And that's why you
want to make sure the air filter
*See us at Gulf Ford-Mercury
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of Obstetricians and Gynecolo-
gists. The U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services Cen-
ters for Disease Control reports
that each day 33,000 people con-
tract a sexually transmitted dis-
ease (STD). That equates to over
12 million cases per year, up
from 4 million in 1980.
Statistics from the Centers
for Disease Control on this un-
precedented outbreak of STDs are
*There are now approximately
1 million cases of HIV infection
*500,000 new cases of herpes
occur annually; over 25 million
Americans are infected with this
disease, more than the popula-
tion of Florida, Georgia and Ala-
*1.3 million new cases of gon-
orrhea occur annually in the
United States, 35,000 in Florida.
*Syphilis is now at a 40-year
high, with 128,000 new infections
per year in the U.S., with over
10,000 of those cases in Florida.
ranking it fourth highest in the
@4 million cases of chlamydia
occur annually in our nation,
70,000 in Florida.
*There are now 24 million
cases of Human Papilloma Virus
(HPV), in this country.
Sobering as they may be,
these numbers are cold and face-
less. But they represent real peo-
ple with real pain pain that
ruins lives and shatters dreams.
Millions of people are waking
up to the reality that "free" sex
has not only demanded a very
high price of them psychologically
and emotionally, but is now cost-
ing them physically as well. AIDS
leads to death; herpes can lead to
infant death; gonorrhea often
causes pelvic inflammatory dis-
ease and syphilis can result in
brain disorders, heart disease
and death; chlamydia may cause
sterility in women: and, HPV
causes venereal warts and cervi-
cal cancer. Too many people have
the idea that if they do get a STD,
a shot or two will cure it. They
forget that there is no known
cure for any viral STD, including
herpes, HPV and AIDS.
If statistics do not lie, we are
staring a very large truth in the
face, and epidemiologists tell us
we have only seen the beginning.
Yet the "safe sex" gurus, whose
bankrupt policies have largely
contributed to this epidemic, con-
tinue to promote condoms for
preventing STDs, including AIDS.
But. If the truth be known, con-
doms are not as. safe as they
seem. By believing the lie, we only
promote the tragic psychological,
emotional and physical conse-
quences of STDs.
Nowhere in the "safe sex"
message is there mentiorf of con-
dom failure. Yet, according to a
study by the research arm of
Planned Parenthood, published in
Family Planning Perspectives in
1989. condoms can fail at lease
15.7 percent of the time in pre-
venting pregnancy. They fail 36.3
percent of the time annually in
preventing pregnancy among
young, married minority women.
Considering that a woman can
conceive only one or two days per
month, we can only speculate
how exponentially higher the fail-
ure rate for condoms must be in
preventing STDs, which can be
contracted 365 days per year.
Even more alarming is a med-
ical report published in the Jour-
nal of the American Medical Asso-
ciation in 1987 that found HIV to
be 1/25 the width of sperm, ca-
pable of passing easily through
even the smallest gaps in con-
doms. According to a scientific re-
port in Nature, 1988, researchers
studying surgical gloves made out
of latex, the same material in con-
doms but thicker, found "chan-
nels of 5 microns that penetrated
the entire thickness of the glove."
The HIV virus measures only .1
micron (1 micron equals 39 mil-
lionths of an inch), according to a
1987 report of the American Jour-
nal of Nursing. Thus, the virus
can be easily transmitted, even
while participants believe they
are being protected. The physical
properties of latex condoms are
also subject to a host of condi-
tions that promote failure, includ-
ing age, extremes of heat and
cold, and manufacturing imper-
fections. Given this scientific evi-
dence, what rational, informed
person should play "condom rou-
lette" with his or her very life?
In spite of the evidence, the
entertainment, advertising and
publishing industries continue to
promote "condom mania" and the
"safe sex" myth while millions of
Americans suffer the consequenc-
es. Yet in the midst of this high-
profile tragedy, there lies a golden
opportunity to advocate the only
common-sense, foolproof ap-
proach to protect us from the
deadly diseases that lie in wait -
abstinence before marriage, then
marriage and mutual fidelity for
True comprehensive sex edu-
cation requires parental involve-
ment at home. the first depart-
ment of education. We should
teach our children about the
prevalence and severe conse-
quences of STDs, not just AIDS,
the facts regarding condom fail-
ure and the importance of absti-
nence. But it is not good to 'lust
say no." We need to say "yes" to
.lasting friendships and monoga-
mous marriages. We must be liv-
ing examples to our children, in-
stilling in them solid values such
as virtue, integrity, self-control
and moral responsibility.
Parental involvement in the
public square is also critical. We
must first learn to discern what
types of sex education curricula
would be beneficial to our chil-
dren. There are several excellent
abstinence curricula available for
use in schools such as Me, My
World, My Future, Sex Respect,
Facing Reality, F.A.C.T.S.; and,
Reasonable Reasons to Waitt We
must then voice our opinion on
sex education curricula that
should be implemented in the
classroom by serving in parent-
teacher associations, meeting
with school board members and
attending school board hearings.
The real path back to a sane
and effective policy to prevent
STDs is not an easy one, but it is
the only one that will work. This
path requires that we who value
our children and grandchildren
compassionately commit to pa-
rental involvement at home, at
school and in our communities,
working with a moral vision to
strengthen true family values.
The hopes, dreams and lives of
our children and their children
depend on it.
Melissa Babb Pamela Holmes
Get Girl Scouts of
the Month Awards
Jr. Girl Scout 'ITroop #451 is Melissa is nine years old and
proud to announce that Melissa attends fourth gr&e at Wewa-
Babb and Pamela Holmes re- hitchka Elementary School. She
ceived the Girl Scout of the is the daughter of James and
Month award for March. They Sandra Babb.
have both been awarded this hon-
or for attending all scouting
events, being prompt, showing
good manners, excellent citizen-
ship, and participating in service
Pamela is nine years old and
is also in the fourth grade at We-
wahitchka Elementary. She is the
daughter of Larry and Susan
Commodity Distribution April 21 and 23
U.S.D.A. commodities will be
distributed in Gulf County on
April 21 and 23 to those who are
eligible. Recipients will receive
two (2) months commodities on
Airman Randa F. Daniels
Airman Randa F. Daniels has
graduated from Air Force basic
training at Lackland Air Force
During the six weeks of train-
ing the airman studied Air Force
mission, organization and cus-
toms and received special train-
ing In human relations.
In addition, airmen who com-
plete basic training earn credits
toward an associate degree
through the Community College
of the Air Force.
She is the daughter of Ren-
nee A. Salter of Fort Walton
Beach, and Ernest L. Daniels of
The airman is a 1990 gradu-
ate of Wewahitchka High School.
Group Meets Tues.
The Parent Awareness Group
of Gulf County will meet Tuesday,
April 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the
County Commissioners meeting
room at the Gulf County Court-
Join some involved parents
trying to make things better for
our school children.
322 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe Phone 229-8899
these dates, therefore it is very
important that everyone bring a
bag or box.
Distribution will take place in
Port St. Joe at the Gulf County
Senior Citizens building on Tues-
day. April 21 from 1:00 until 3:00
p.m. ET. Distribution in Wewa-
hitchka will take place at the We-
wahitchka Senior Citizens Center,
from noon until 2:00 p.m. CT on
Thursday, April 23. Recipients
must have a current commodity
card to receive their commodities.
There will be no registration at
the distribution centers. If anyone
is uncertain of their eligibility,
they should call 227-1735 or
come by the Commodity Office in
the Gulf County Courthouse prior
to these dates. Wewahitchka resi-
dents may come to the Old Court-
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America. As part of their project,
t cej that they could do to beaut
their community. In their Earth
"THE MIRACLE CENTER"
NEW COVENANT MISSIONARY WORLD OUTREACH CENTER...
The Family Church
252 Avenue E, Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone: 229-8137
Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman
SUNDAY DAILY PRAYER
Worship: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. For Prayer or Counseling, Call or
WEDNESDAY Write the Church.
7:30 p.m. Bible Study & Fellowship
"A CHURCH WITH A VISION"
Sponsor of New Covenant Christian Academy K-4 thru 6th Grade
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School........9:45 a.m. Evening Worship......7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship.....11:00 a.m. Bible Study
Methodist Youth Wednesday............ 9:30 a.m.
Fellowship ..........5:30 p.m. Thursday ...............7:30 p.m.
Matters project, the girls planted
10 red tip plants at the Wewa
community Center. The plants
were donated to the troop by
Ralph Fisher, who was very gen-
The Scouts who participated
in this Earth Matters project were
Melissa Babb, Gayla Carter, Krys-
tal Foster, Pamela Holmes, Tiffa-
ny Smith, and Brownies Veronica
Marsh and Tina McCain of Troop
A. special thank you goes to
Jeffrey and Matthew Holmes who
helped secure the tools to plant
Pastor Charles Pettis was pre-
sented a plaque for his sponsor-
ship of Girl .Scout Troop #451 and
Brownie Troop #411. Presenting
the plaque were Melissa Babb
and Pamela Holmes along with
The Girl Scouts would like to
say a big "Thank you" to the Wor-
ship Center and Pastor Pettis.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, APRIL 16,1992 PAGE 3B
Wewahitchka Acteens Are Crowned
Queen for Completing First Four Steps
The Acteens at Westside Bap-, participated in te service. The
tist Church in Wewahitchka were GA's recognized were Pamela
crowned queen for completing the Hqlmes;., apd, Christina Smiley.
first of four steps. Acteens are They, received a bible from their
Lindday Dorman, Rachel Grahl, leader, Carolyn Mims, for com-
Jennifer Oaks and Christina Dos- pleting. the fourth grade mission
sett. They have worked very hard adventure book. ,
to achieve this goal and everyone The leaders would like to
is proud of them. thank everyone who helped with
..... .. .. ... .... this service.
WMU director Mary Louise
Smith presented them with their
certificates of completion and
their Acteen leader Sandra
Holmes, crowned them.
The GA's (Girls In Action) also
Need A Home?
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309 Monument Ave. Phone 227-7226 'ant]
Breakfast ready by 5 a.m., Lunch, Supper
Hours: 5:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Breakfast 7 days a Week, ready by 5 a.m.
All kinds of sandwiches We Deliver
950 Potatoes ......... 10# $1.25
490 Sweet Potatoes....... lb. 250
A W A FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
c 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
SUNDAY WORSHIP...................... ..... 10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL............................. 11. a.m.
-UtS N *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young'Children
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
You are always welcome and visitors are desired at
St. James Episcopal Church
309 Sixth Street Port St. Joe
:++ + -SERVICES-
+ Each Sunday.......... 7:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunday School........................9:45 a.m.
SThe REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
BIBLE STUDY 9:45 a.m.
MORNING TRAINING.................. 11:00 a.m.
CHURCH TRAINING ...............5:45 p.m.
Vant You To Be
the Friendly Place
EVENING WORSHIP ............ 7:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
Min. of Music
1601 Long Avenue
DANIEL W. DUNCAN Pastor
Min. of Education
St. Lawrence Catholic Mission
Hwy. 71 N: Wewahitchka, FL
(Welcome to All) '. :
Leoten Services" .
'Wednresdays 5:30 p.m. CT ..
Fr! John Selleck (USAF.Ret.) "'.; Sunday Mass 11:00 a.m. CDT
S"The Exciting Place to Worship"
... .. First Baptist Church-
102 Third Street
i Port St. Joe, Florida
.-,1:, HOWARD BROWNING, Pastor
Af 1 *** a *t*. 4 ..* *
10 a.m. Sunday
11 a.m. Sunday
LIES, LIES, MORE LIES
PEOPLE will tell a lie at the drop of a hat and never think
twice-about it. The seriousness of lies is belittled by referring
to a lie as a "fib", a "little white lie", a "story", or "stretching
the truth". .
THE TRUTH IS GOD HATES LYING! (See Proverbs 6:17)
Ir the "scriptures we.find liars are considered despicable
in' character, vilest of sinners, and in no way permitted to
enter heaven (1 Tim. 1:9, 10, Rev. 21:8, Rev. 21:27).
What will it profit you if (by your lie) you gain the whole
world and lose your.soul? (Matt. 16:26)
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Presented y .the cnurcn oj Chrnnst
The church meets at the corner of
20th Street and Marvin Avenue.
. 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
THE BOSS OYSTER
Fresh local seafood Steamed, smoked
Oysters 15 different ways. Patio Dining
Hickory smoked Ribs 'n Chicken
This week's special:
BOSS ROAST: 3 dozen Apalachicola Bay
oysters steamed in their shells and
served with melted butter. (We steam
and you open and enjoy.)...$8.95
Special of the Week:
Steamed Live Blue Crabs
Harold and Darlene Schneider
Schneider, Jehovah Witness
to Visit Local Congregation
Maurice Adams, presiding
minister, announced that the
Port St. Joe congregation of Jeho-
vah's Witnesses would enjoy a
,special week of activity April 14-
19. The highlight of the week will
Sbe a public talk at 10:00 a.m. 6n
the subject, "Jesus Christ -
Earth's New Ruler".
Adams said that the talk will
be given by Harold Schneider, a
traveling minister for the Watch-
tower Bible and Tract Society,
Adams stated that Schneider
will be encouraging the congrega-
Stion to, follow the example set by
All in the community are in-
vited to attend at the local King-
dom Hall, 335 Selma, St. Joe
The Gulf County "' School
Board has announced the lunch
menus for the schools:' Menus
may change due to the-availabili-
ty of certain food items.
Monday, April 20: sloppy joe,
cheese wedge, fruit cup, english
peas and milk ,
Tuesday, April 21: spaghetti
with meat sauce and cheese,
tossed.-salad, 'green beans, roll
and milk -
Wednesday, .April. 22: chili
.. dog or corn. dog, cheese wedge,
mixed vegetables, french fries,
milk and -cake .
Thursday, April 23: beef-a-
roni, sliced* tomato,: english peas,
roll and milk
Friday, April 24: chicken with
rice or noodles, broccoli with
cheese, fruit cup, roll and milk.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
The Board of County'Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation interested in sell-
ing the County the following described personal
1) Replacement of roofing on the We-
wahitchka Ambulance Building in We-
2) Shingled roof shall be replaced with
20 year fiberglass shingles with a 15#
3) Built-up roof area shall be replaced
with single-ply, tarmac type roof sys-
4).Site survey can be made at the We-
wahitchka Ambulance Building on
West River Road In Wewahitchka,
Florida. Any questions should be di-
rected to the Gulf County Building De-
partmentatat (904) 229-8944. All Bid-
ders must'meetGulf County licensing
and insurance requirements.
The Bid must conform to Section 287.133
(3) Florida Statutes, on Public Entity Crimes.
Delivery Date must be specified.,.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
Please indicate opr envelope that this is a
sealed bid, the bid number, and what the bid is
Bids will be received until 5:00 o'clock, p.m.,
ET. April 27, 1992: at the Office of the Clerk of the
Ciruiit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The Board re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Billy E. Traylor '
Publish: April 9 and 16, 1992.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NUMBER: 9192-16
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida.' will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation Interested in sell-
ing the County the following described personal
1 6" Water Meter, Flanged Turbine
3 -6" Gate Valves Flanged By Mechan-
Any questions should be directed to
the Gulf County Building Department
at (904 ) 229-8944.
The Bid must conform to Section 287.133
(3) Florida Statutes, on Public Entity Crimes.
Delivery Date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
un t on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
Please indicate on envelope that this Is a
sealed bid, the bid number, and what the bid is
Bids will be received until 5:00 o'clock, p.m.,
ET, April 27, 1992, at the Office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street. Port SL Joe,- Florida 32456. The Board re-
serves the rightt to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: Is/ Billy E. Traylor
Publish: April 9 and 16, 1992.
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*Start Over and Re-establish Good Credit
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SThe Apalachicola River
HAPPY HOUR, Hors d'oeuvres
The Riverfront Restaurant
FRESH LOCAL SEAFOOD; GRILLED, BLACKENED, ETC. -
Weekend Breakfast Speclaltles: Puffed oven baked pancakes
with fruit and Eggs Benedict
Prime Rib. Bull Doziers and Live Lobster Nightly
All entrees served with salad, vegetable, potato, and homebaked muffins
Thursday evening: We love seniors night! 55 years young and up. Trlggerflsh
Victoria. Fresh triggerfish sauteed with shrimp, scallops, green onions, fresh to-
matoes, and fresh mushroom s. Try This......................................................... $8.25
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Pbrt St. Joe'
REV. ZEDOC BAXTER, Pastor
JEFF BARNES, Youth/Music Director
FREE: 7 large pines to anyone to
move and clean-up. Call April 17 or
18, 647-3121. ltc 4/16
King size waterbed. Sealy Hydro-
pedic mattress, added almond color
Snate Fe frame, heater with child-
proof lock, sheets & pillowcases. Was
over $600 new, asking $300. Please
call 827-8703, White City.
4 .2tc 4/16
Olympus OM2 SLR camera with
Fl-4 lens, telezoom 75-150 mm lens,
electric T20 flash unit & carrying
case, $350. Call 229-2729.
2 sets JC Penny curtains w/
hardware, $20 each. Cosmo touch-
tone phone $7; kerosene hurricane
lamp w/supplies, $5; stereo cassette
deck, am/fm receiver & Lyric speak-
ers, $200. Call 229-2729.
Great TVs, 19" color $85; nice
console $125; remote 19: $110' Save
- trade in broken stuff. Call Jim
Swingarm, 647-3116. 3tc 4/16
White refrigerator w/icemaker
$150. large microwave, $25 and twin
bed, complete $60. Call 227-1536.'
Men's left handed golf clubs $50;
women's right handed golf clubs $50;
new golf pull cart $30; women's small
wet suit $45; Whirlpool washing ma-
chine, not working, $25. Call 227-
1197 past 5:30 p.m. Itc 4/16
WHATS SO DIFFERENT ABOUT
THE HAPPY JACK 3-X FLEA COL-
LAR? IT WORKS1 Contains NO syn-
thetic pyrethroids. For dogs & cats!
BARFIELD'S LAWN & GARDEN, 328
Reid Ave., 229-2727. 10tc 4/9
,,Grocery store stock and equip-
ment, cooler shelving, freezer, etd.
Call 912-846-2491. 2tp 4/9
22' Terry .travel trailer, $1,350.
22' Holiday travel trailer, needs work,
$850, 31' Spartan (storage or rebuilt),
$695. Long pickup camper, $595.
648-5659. tfe 4/9
HAPPY JACK TABLICKS: Start
'preventing fleas now. Mother Nature's
way without pesticides. Chewable &
nutritious tablet For Dogs & Cats.
Barfield's Lawn & Garden, 328 Reid
Ave. 8tc 3/5
To buy or sell Avon call Sarah
Kemp at 229-6495 after 5 p.m. or
weekends. tfc 4/2
1.2 megabyte floppies, pre-
- formatted, 100% good. 30t each. 227-
1467 after 6 p.m. tfc 2/20
Pecan trees, fruit trees available
at Barfield Lawn & Garden, 229-
2727. tfc 4/2
Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums, repairs and sales, bags,- any-
thing for any vacuum and any central
built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyn-
dall Parkway, Panama City, FL
32404. 763-7443. tfc 4/2
Port St Joe Western Auto now
honoring Panama City Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale prices.
Sears Card now at Port St. Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOOl 227-1105.
FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
1987 Ranger XLT, 4x4, w/od,
tow package, 10.25 x 15 tires, clean.
229-6831. ltp 4/16
'87 Red Firebird, excellent condi-
tion, phone 229-8356 after 6 p.m.
$3,500.00. tfc 4/2
25' Sportcraft SportFisher, c.c.
cabin, twin i/o's, motor's' locked with-
dual axle trailer, best offer over $800.
227-1738. 2tp 4/9
OUTBOARD MOTOR REPAIR -
home repairs may be made at your
home. Call Steve at 227-1687.
Gulf County 8 COP liquor li-
cense. Owner financing for qualified
buyer. Phone 639-5773 after 5 p.m.,
NEW & USED
Snapper, John Deere, & Ku-
bota 'equipment. Trade for'
anything. 100% financing.
Call 1-800-834-6744. Sowell
Tractor Co. 2/2 thru 9/92
Top of Gulf Restaurant: apply in
person 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. C.T. Applica-
tions being taken for cooks, waitress-
es, bar tenders, dishwasher and bus
persons. ltc 4/16
Temporary Summer Employment
with the Private Industry Council.
Employability skills instructors, 2 to
3 weeks, from $8.17 per hour. D.O.E.
Instructors for remediation program,
CCC instructors preferred, 7 to 8
weeks, $10.52 per hour. Send resume
and letter of application -to: Florida
Panhandle PIC, P. 0. Box 2238, Pana-
ma City, FL 32402. EOE. Deadline,
04/27/92. ltc 4/16
Mature individual to babysit 5
days a week, Call 229-8949, Scott or
Janice. 2tc 4/16
Job Opportunity, Maintenance.
The Gulf Co. School Board is receiv-
ing applications for an 8 hour, 12
month Maintenance employee. Appli-.
cation forms are available at the
Maintenance Office located in the Bus
Maintenance facility just behind Port
St. Joe High School. Contact Buddy
Floore (904) 229-18369. Persons hav-
ing applications on file and wishing to
be considered for this. position must
request to have their application sub-
mitted and/or updated. One (1) posi-
tion is available. Application deadline
is April 24, 1992, 12:00 Noon. The
successful candidate must pay $33
for an FDLE and FBI fingerprint anal-
ysis, The normal experience and sala-
ry range for entry level is $12,800 to
$18,808. Health Insurance is current-
ly provided. The Gulf Co. School
Board is an equal opportunity em-
. player. 2tc 4/16
Cleaning help wanted. Please call
229-8390. ltc 4/19
L S. O ALE AUTOOTVE H 3 ANE
Industrial Instrument Techni-
cian, $14.30 rate.
Job requirements: knowledge of
industrial instruments & electrical
equipment. Must be able to set up, in-
stall and tune electronic circuits for
flow, speed and temperature control.
Must be able to read schematics &
blue prints. Formal training or certifi-
Send resume by mail to: Help
Wanted, attn: Bobby, P. 0. Box 160,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456. EEO.
S 2tc 4/16
1 yr. experience-up
to 28/mi. starting pay
(incl. flat pay and
quarterly bonus). You
choose van or flat
division. 350 mi. guar-
anteed haul. Tuition-
free training available
for those with no ex-
dental, life insurance,
401K. Call Poole Truck
I will sit with the elderly. 227-
7349. ltc 4/16
Lawns Cut and Trimmed. Rea-
sonable rates. Call 227-7357.
MARK'S YARD SERVICE
Mowing, Hedge Trimming
:,, ,(B448-5865 .. ... -
8 4tp 3/26
;'OUTBOARD MOTOR REPAIR -"
Some repairs may be made at your
home. Call Steve at 227-1687.
Meetings Monday Nights
8:00 p.m. at 302 Reid Ave.,
Information: Call (904) 229-6506
We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-386, Howard Creek
(904) 227-7532 h
308 4th Street
Port St Joe, FL 32456
4 Port St. Joe Lodge No. -111
Reg. Stated Communication
1st and 3rd Thursday of ea.
month, Masonic Hall, 207 Reid Ave.
James Brooks, W.M.
Fred Nehring, Sec.
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
OpenMeetings: Sunday 4,00 p.n -.
Tuesday 8:00p:m. :t'
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 4:00 p.m. & Tuesday 8:00
All meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern
For further AA Information
OUTBOARD ENGINE REPAIRS
Mercury to 40 hp
Evinrude/Johnson to 55 hp
Tyler Smith Mechanic
227-1479 or 647-8021 .cs3/5
refinishing. New Oak flooring
available In 1 1/2" widths thru 6"
Harmon's Heavy Equipment Co.
Specializing In Black Top Soil
BULL DOZERS BACKHOES LOADERS
TRACTORS DUMP TRUCKS
648-8924 or 648-5767 if no answer tfe4/2
Terry Parrish Construction Company
New Homes WE BUILD TO LAST
Additions & Remodeling A LIFETIME!
* All Your Building Needs
For Free Estimates, Call 229-8589 tc4/2
ER0010992 Mexico Beach Ph. 648-5474
AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION SERVICE
Electrical, Heating & Air Condition
New Construction & Remodeling Installation
SERVICE & REPAIR
tfc4/2 Commercial Refrigeration Installation & Service
Repairs JESSIE CONTRACTING
Re-Roofing Free Estimates
BROKEN TV, VCR OR WHATEV-
ER? Don't throw it away. Get yourself
some free beer money. I'll pick it up &
deliver some money. Call now, Swing-
arm Jim, 647-3116. tfc 4/2
Sewing and Alterations: drapes,
complete outfits, repairs. Call Daisy,
at Aline's, 229-6600. tfc.4/2
JOHN F. LAW
26 Years of Experience
Injuries and Accidents.
No charge for first conference.
7229 Deer Haven Road, P.C. tfc4/2
Tax Returns A Specialty
302B Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach
CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460 tfc 4/2
L & W CUSTOM
Port St. Joe
Call today for a free estimate
Rawlis Leslie Melvin Ward
227-7107 or 647-8639
LIC. RG0060879 tfc 4/2
| St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. |
Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center
Women's Support Group, 7:00
p.m. Monday St. James Episcopal
Church. 227-1145 or 227-1128.
Widowed person's support group
will meet every Thursday at First
Baptist Church, Mexico Beach on
15th St., 7 EST, 6 CST.
Call 648-8827 for information.
T.L.C. Lawn Service
All Types of Yard Work
Mowing, Raking, Trimming,
Weeding, Clean Outs
and Roof Sweeping.
Reasonable Monthly or
Seasonal Rates Available.
Call 229-6435 tfc 4/2
COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
OUTBOARD ENGINE REPAIRS
Mercury to 40 hp
Evinrude/Johnson to 55 hp
Tyler Smith Mechanic
227-1479 or 647-8021 tfC4/2
BOB'S PAINT &
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks Body
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
See or Call BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
SEARS.IS AS CLOSE AS
Sears Catalog Sales
MICHAEL KILBOURN, Owner
410 Reid Ave. tfc 4/2
I Lawnmowers emoaeing
Tillers New Construction
Pumps Weather Tight
Engine Sales | T Construction
I Licensed & Insured
706 1st St.-St. Joe C tc4/2
L tfc 4/i Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635
Do You Need A Babysitter? Ex-
perienced, mature adults will-babysit
days, weekends optional. Will babysit
all ages. Please ask for Holly at 227-
7168. tfc 4/2
JO Years Experience *
All Types of Services
Major Appliance Service
Remodeling New Construction
Free Estimates 648-5886
Mike,Taylor P. O. Box 13459
Lic. #RG0051240 Mexico Beach, FL
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"
311 Madison St. Betty Heath
Oak Grove Owner/Mgr.
J & J Auto Repair &
All 'Major ahd Minor Repairs
103 Garrison Ave. St. Joe
NEED) IT? RENT IT!
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 1st St.
$69.95 Most Cars
$39.95 Most Pick-Ups
We have over 50 different shades and
colors In stock and ready to install.
Call Oakley's Cars & Trucks
Corner 2nd Ave. & Madison St., Oak Grove
227-1294 tfc 4/2
ALL TYPES YARD WORK mow-
ing, raking, trim. Reasonable price.
Charles, call 229-8492. tfc 4/2
C. R, SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Sf: 2, Box AIC; Port St. Joe
rc4 ., 2
STUTZMAN CONST. CO.
All Types Roofing and Remodeling
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0030039, RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
Free Estimates On
Painting, Screen and
LAWN & GARDEN
Small Engine Repair
* Lawn Mowers
Chain Saws \
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe tic 4/2
GLENN'S PAINT Rebuild Wrecks
Body & Window Work
& BODY SHOP Expert Painting
& DU YS On Free Estimates
503 First Street Port St. Joe Insurance Claims
Phone 227-7133 fc 4/2
LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA tfc4/2 904/229-6821
Gulf Co. Assoc. for Retarded Citi-
zens is accepting applications for the
position of Executive Director. This
full time administrative position re-'
quires a BA or BS degree from an ac-
credited college or university and 3
yrs. professional experience (full-time
paid employment) in human services,
business management, administra-
tion, supervision, program planning/
development, or related area. Job de-
scription, qualifications, an applica-
tions may be obtained from GCARC
office at 200 Peters St., Port St. Joe.
Inquiries may be mailed to P. 0. Box
296, Port St. Joe. Closing date for ac-
cepting applications is April 17, 1992,
at 5:00 PM. This program is funded in
part by Dept. of HRSY)Developmental
Services. EEO. 4tc 3/26
Housekeeper needed. Flexible
hours, must have transportation :to
Cape San Blas. Call Summer Proper-
ties, Inc., 227-1892. tfc 4/9
Kitchen help wanted at Toucan's
Restaurant, 812 Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach. 648-3010. 2tc 4/9
Hair stylist needed. Call Sharon
at Cross Cuts, 648-8977 for ,inter-
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DON'T EVER PAY 18-21% AGAIN.
CALL 647-8088 TODAY!
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, APRIL 16,1992 PAGE SB
Cypress Ave., brick home, 3
bdrm., 2 ba. Living, family & dining
rms, eat-in kitchen. Central air, gas
heat & water, 2 car garage, Inside
laundry, 18'x36' pool. Satellite dish.
Cypress fence, $85,000. 229-6401.
Port St. Joe: 2 bedroom frame
house, Ig. country kitchen -& appli-
ances on quiet boulevard. Cen. heat,
window air, ceiling fans, like new
washer & dryer, dinette, china cabi-
net, couch, chair, curtains & blinds
Included, $29,500. Call 227-1803 af-
ter 5 p.m. tfc4/16
Half acre lots, next to State Park,'
on the Cape, from $12,000.00. Excel-
lent terms available. Summer Proper-
ties, Inc., 227-1892. tfc 4/9
3 bedroom house with 1.25 acres
of land, Jones Homestead, 951 E.
Rogers St. 4tc 4/2
Mexico Beach lot 100' x 158.33'
located on the comer of Maryland
Blvd. & New Mexico Drive. Zoned for
houses only. Please call 227-1795.
Two adjoining lots located at Sea-
shores Subdivision, 88' x 139' each.
Nautilus Drive, Block D, lots 6 & 7.
Please call 227-1795. 4tp 3/26
* For Sale by Owner: 1.5 ACRES
with lots of old shady oak trees on
Hwy. C-30, directly across from new-
man's Construction Co. Five minutes
from town, beaches and golf course.
Call (904) 229-2708 after 5 p.m. ,
2 bedroom house, oak floors,
deck, carport, stove & refrigerator in-
cluded, $37,000. 107 Hunter Circle.
Call for appointment, 229-8305.
Four bedroom, 2 bath remodeled
brick home in great neighborhood.
1600 sq. ft. split plan has great rm.
w/fireplace, ceiling fans, and a large
master bdrm., large lot has oaks and
sago palms. Energy efficient. 229-
8457 nights, 545-6446 days.
Trailer and lots at Lands Landing
in Wewahitchka. Call 227-1313 for in-
formation' tfc 4/2
1/2 acre mobile lot, no down
payment, Overstreet area, $93.63
2 1/2 acre country living, Over-
street area, $9,500.00. Financing
87' beachfront lot
Small parcels, Dalkeith Road.
Call George at 229-6031.
Country living overlooking We-
tappo Creek, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. 1500 sq.
ft living space, 26'x56' mobile home,
15x26' grand room, ch&a, fireplace, 2
car garage, 2 util. bldg., 2 covered
porches, one 14'x26' open deck,
* swimming pool w/privacy fence,
beautiful landscaped on two 1/2 acre
lots with c/I fence. $56,500. Call 648-
5323 for appt. tfc 4/2
For Rent: 2 bedroom, 2 ba. fur-
nished apartment at Gulf Aire. Privi-
leges to tennis court, pool & private
beach. $400 month. Available May 1.
Call 674-8370, ask for Marie.
House for rent, 3 bedroom, 2
bath located at 1303 Constitution,
call 229-8183 after 5 p.m. tfc 4/16
House for rent: Mexico Beach, 2
bdrm., 1.5 bath, furnished, ch&a,
washer/dryer, gulf view, large back
yard. No. pets, 6 months lease re-
quired. Call 229-6553. tfc 4/16
3 bedroom house, St. Joe Beach,
$275 month. Call 227-1405.
14'x60' mobile home, bath' and
half, 2 bdrm., furnished, $275 per
month. 648-5323. tfc 4/9
50x150 lot w/2 BR, 14x60 MH
and all improvements. $21,500.
Americus St., St. Joe Beach. Financ-
ing Available. Call 648-5323.
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 5/23/92
1, 2 and 3 BEDROOM
(Rental Unit Available)
Cape San Blas, Florida
BOBBIE J, MILLER
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
P. 0. BOX 13281
MEXICO BEACH, FL 32410
3 bedroom, 2 bath
Victorian style home in
Gulf Aire Subdivision,
2 car garage. Call for
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave: Port St. Joe, FL
FRANK HANNON, Broker
State Certified Residential Appraiser #0001273
Mortgage Rates Are Low, Now Is The Time To Buy!
Frances Chason 229-8747
Charles Shoaf 227-7429 Doris Strickland 229-8988
PORT ST. JOE
1511 Monument Avenue: Spacious 3BR, 1 bath home, living room, separate dining
room, enclosed front and back porches, above ground pool, floated on 2 fenced
corner lots with car port. $49,500.
805 Long Avenue: 3BR, 2 bath frame home, c/h & air enclosed porch, fenced
127 Plantation Drive, Cape Plantation: 3 BR, 2 bath brick home with shower in
double garage. Total electric. Exclusive neighborhood. Ideal for golfer, retired .
people or young family. Many extras! Small equity and assume. $95,000.00.
1402 Long Ave.: Well kept 2 BR/1 bath home with c/h & air plus 2 rental aptsl 2 bd/
1 bath each. All for $59,500.
1314 Garrison Ave.: 2 BR, 1 bath home with double carport on 1 1/2 lots, fenced
back yard. $35,000.
1101 Constitution Drive: BAYFRONT Lovely two story, 3 BR, 1 1/2 bath home.
$426,000.00. REDUCED TO $99,000.00 $87,500.00.
517 4th SL: Charming older 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in great condition, new roof,
517 1/2 4th St.: Apartment building with two furnished apartments, each two bed-
room, 1 bath. A Great Investment! Rent from apartments could make your mort-
gage payments. Good rental record. BOTH FOR ONLY $60,000.00. fteduced
230 7th St.: Price reduced on this newly painted 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with deck
and outside storage. Good starter home, good rental investment.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf front Beach Cottage: Completely furnished 2 BR, 2 BA, kitchen with eating
area, living room, ready to move in!
201 Iola St.: 3 nice lots w/large oaks and 2 BR, 2 bath, living room, kitchen, closed
in back porch. $17,900.
Between 3rd and 4th Street, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach: 3 BR, 2 ba home with large
glassed in front porch. Completely furnished. $125,000.00.
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: Two bedroom, 1 bath home, 3 blocks from the Beach, ideal
for young couple or retired couple, 1 1/2 lots, fenced in yard with fruit trees,
quiet neighborhood. $45,000.00.
Corner 7th St. & Maryland Ave., Mexico Beach: Owner anxious to sell this 3 bed-
room, 1 bath stilt house on extra large corner lot. Assumable mortgage and pos-
sible owner financing. Only $50,000.00.
Ponce De Leon, St. Joe Beach: Nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath 14'x70' mobile home with
sun deck and screened porch on two 75'x150' lots. Central heat & air, all appli-
COMMERCIAL: 4 commercial lots with buildings, corner of Reid Avenue and First
St. only $60,000.
1908 & 1910 Long Ave.: 2 nice high lots, 60x140 and 68x172.
Cape San Bias: 270 ft. prime Gulf frontage 600 ft. deep. Will sell or all part.
Mexico Beach, 43rd St.: Nice'canal lot w/city dock across street, 71'x90'. $39,000.
Chipola Cut Off PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 3 lots ONLY $8,000.00.
St. Joseph Shores: Owner will listen to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft. of highway
Port St. Joe: 520 3rd St. 50x170. $8,000.00.
Port St. Joe: 301 Woodward zoned commercial, 75x150. Reduced to $10,000.00.
Mexico Beach: Texas Drive. Nice home lot 100'x100'. $10,000.00.
Uke new 2 bedroom, 2 bath unfurnished townhouse. All kitchen appliances, wash-
er and dryer hook-up. Tastefully decorated. No pets. $400 mo.
2111 Juniper Ave.: Nice 3 BR, 2 ba. house with fenced yard, pool, den, sun porch
& carport. $500 mo. plus $200 deposit. No pets.
1616 Long Ave.: Newly redecorated lower apt., 2 BR, 1 ba, $275 month with $100
deposit. No pets.
Real Estate Wanted:
Looking. for nice home,
brick or stucco or Spanish
style preferred, with lots of
trees, privacy and within 5
miles from Port St. & Port
St. Joe Beach, within the
radius of 5 miles Tyndall
AFB. May consider nice size
lot to build. Country type
setting, close to areas men-
Reply to: D. Williams,
Rt. 3, Box 432-B, Perry, FL
LOST: Small propane gas bottle.
If found please call 229-8653, Charlie
Davis. ltp 4/16
Yard Sale: 8 a.m. .12:00. Satur-
day, April 18th, 505 Third St. Rain or
shine. ltp 4/16
Yard Sale, 139 Betty Drive, Ward
Ridge, Friday, 9 till 4; Saturday, 9 till
12. No early sales.
LIVE Easter bunnies, $6.00 each
or $10.00 pair. Call 639-2196.
2 bedroom apartments for rent,
St. Joe Beach. 647-3175. 2tc 4/9
Cape San Bias: For rent or sale:
2 bdrm., 2 ba. house on bay side, fur-
nished, $375 per month, or $54,000,
assumable loan. Summer Properties,
Inc., 227-1892. tfc 4/9
Construction workers: private
rooms, air cond., TV/telephone, pri-
vate home. Reasonable. The Beaches,
leave message, 647-8059. 2tp 4/9
Travel trailer, $65 wk/$250 mo.;
camper $50 wk; cable & utilities in-
cluded. 648-5659. tfc 4/9
Double wide, 3 bdrm., 2 bath,
den, living room, $100 deposit. $275/
a month. Located in Oak Grove. 229-
8121. Itp 4/16
For Rent: 2 bedroom trailer, de-
posit, no pets. 648-8211 tfc 4/2
Covered boat stalls at Mexico
Beach. North 32nd Street. 648-8979.
Nice one, two & three bedroom
apartments. Cen. h&a, stove & frost-
free refrigerator, playground available
with parents' supervision. Laundry
rm. provided. Rent determined by in-
come. Handicap units available. Pine
Ridge Apartments, 227-7451. Equal
Housing. tfc 4/2
a For Rent or Sale: 1302 Garrison
Ave. 3 BR. 1 bath ch&a, fenced in
back yard, $375/mo. rent or $44,500
to sell. Call George between 7 & 8 p.m.,
227-1731. tfc 4/2
2 BR energy efficient apts. for
rent. Good condition. Dogwood Ter-
race apts. Call 229-2783. tfc 4/2
For Sale or Rent: '83 Fleetwood 2
bedroom furnished mobile home in
Highland View and one trailer lot.
227-1260. tfc 4/2
For Rent: Furnished apartment
at 1508 1/2 Long Ave. Deposit re-
quired. Phone after 6 p.m., 229-6825.
OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 4/2
Mobile home lots for rent, located
in Mexico Beach. 648-5476.
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch, car-
port & laundry rm.
Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up,
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry mi, ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
Office Space for Lease: Spa-
clous, clean, well located office in con-
venient part of town. Lease required.
Call 227-7378. tfc 4/2
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 4/2
No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/92
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Pri-
vate baths or dormitory style. Daily or
weekly rates. Will renovate to your
taste for lease. 302 Reid Ave., Port St.
Joe, FL 229-8723. tfc 4/2
Wanted to Buy: Good used small
late model pickup truck. Please no
agents. 648-5162. ltp 4/16
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned
persons) intend to register with the State of Flori-
Public Health Nutritic
pervisor/5220. pos. #5454
range $864.45 $1,515.80
Spay grade: 088. Closing dai
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Note: Applicants may b
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accordance with Chapter 468
Statutes, or be eligible to pra
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21M, Section 48.001, 48
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and have two years of profes.
perience in public health nut
A master's degree fror
credited college or university
health nutrition, dietetics.
nutrition or food service man
may substitute for one year
quired professional experience
NOTE: This is a response
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tion and evaluation of t-
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Location: Port st. Joe/(
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Submit application to: J
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Say You Saw It In The Star
) \ 4LLEMORI
101-C Miramar Dr. 2 bd., 1 1/2 bea. furnished
townhome, water view from bedroom balcony,
landscaped back yard, great location, near Canal
Park& pier. $59,900.
101A Miramar Dr. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome,
furnished, new carpet. Ig. landscaped corner yard
with sprinkler system. & pdv. fence. Waterview from
2nd floor. Convenient location near marina*, Pier
Rd. & Canal Parkway. $69,900.
Pier Points #3: Good location ood price & an
Oassu I+ AO' "dck
39th St. Beachelde: Kohnke Shell #2, cathedral
ceiling, & completely furnished 1 bd., 1 ha. unit with
owner financing, $48,500.
Grand Islae Sub. Kim Kove. Vacant lot, homes
only, $12,000. Unit 15, BIk. C, Lot 8.
307 Robin Lane: two level home, excel., ond.,
interesting floor plan. Landscaped yard 2 bd., 2 1/2
bath, carport, screened in porch, outside storage
Hwy. 98, Older residence, high level lot, beautiful
view, 86W,9. Reduced to $82,500. Possible own-
Hatley Dr.: Nice residential area. Paved street. (2)
lots 87.5'x108' for $19,500 or (1) lot 87.5'x108'.
GREAT LOCATION: 7th St, Two lots 75'x150' ea.
with a 2 bd.. 1 ba. mobile home, $38,000.
1302-B Hwy. 98 Excel. investment, fully
furnished, town home with unobstructed water view
from balcony. 2 bd., 1 1/2 bath, $53,900.
1302D Hwy. 98: 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba., townhome, com-
pletely turn. kitchen, good view, $53,000.
Robin Lane, nice residential area, 108'x110' lot,
139 PALM ST.: IMMACULATE! Home on stilts, 2
bd., 2 1/2 ceramic tile baths, lv. room AND family
rm., spacious decking. Screened picnic area and
paved parking ground level: $986009. $89,900.
Mexico Beach, Grand Isle: Corner lot, 72'x115,
4th St.: 3 bd., 1 ba. COMPLETELY RENOVATED
this year. Great for first home or retirement home.
$48,00r, $41,000. MAKE OFFER.
131 Pine St. Pretty residential lot, excellent neigh-
borhood, houses only, $12,500.
16th St. lot, Beach access approx. 500', level resi-
dential lot located on small pond. Possible owner fi-
310 Maryland Ave.: Mobile home on very ig. lot,
split plan, 2 bd.. 2 ba., deck, screen porch, fenced,
a quiet area, $36,400.
508 Geola Ave.: MOBILE HOME LOT cleared
off a s N Owater
hooked up. ucea$15,800.
Texas St, 100x108' vacant lot w/1050 gal. septic
tank in place for 3 bd. home. $12,500.'
Georgia Ave. Quality built "Peachtree Tall Oaks"
mobile home, 2 bd., 2 a., w/new 3 ton air cond.,
landscaped; deck,-$8 06Q0. Third reduction to
100'+- waterfront with 66' +- across highway.
Corner of 386 & U.S. 98. U iquel On bluff over-
looking the Gulf. v IQ( l)nished stucco con-
crete block home. x-2"-ba., great room w/
fireplace, dbl. carport. A must see for $114,000.
Corner of 13th & Hwy. 98, vacant lot, zoned for
business, 90'x190', $120,000.
Sea St.: 1 corner lot with adjoining lot, vacant,
zoned for mobile homes. $28,500 total for the two.
Hwy. 98: Great buy for home across street from
beach. Nice 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhomes, furnished.
$48.500 ea. or $146,000 for all 3. 1 SOLD.
12th St. Business Center: commercial lot 2nd
from highway. $35,000.
Prime location for fishermen and beach lovers,
126 Miramar Dr. CANAL FRONT SINGLE FAMILY
RESIDENCE w/dock, walk to beach, completely fur-
nished, owner built, 3 bd., 2 ba. single family resi-
C Miramar Dr, canalfront townhome, very nice, to-
tally furn., 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba. w/dock, 6440,000, RE-
DUCED TO $100,000.
2 lots $8,500 ea. Third Ave. between ith & 6th
St., Houses or mobile homes.
Beacon Hill Estates: Lucia Ave., nice residential
lot, 100'xs120, $13,000.
Beacon Hill Estates: Hwy. 386, residential lot,
100'x 120'. $17,000.
Beacon Hill Lots: 3rd Ave. Between 1st & 2nd St.
Owner financing. 20% down. $7,000 each.
4th Ave. & 3rd St., Newly remodeled & redecorat-
ed 3 bd., 1 ba. home on 3 lots. Reduced to
$67,000. Call for details.
2nd Ave. & 4th SL: 2 lots 50'x100' each, cleared,
$22,500 for both.
Choose 1 of 2 lots available, comer of 3rd St. & 4th
Ave. DL corner of 3rd St. & 3rd Ave. $13,500 sa.
Faulk & Lucia-Large vacant corner lot 120'x100',
zoned for homes, short distance to beach. $15,000.
6th SL, 2 Ig. vacant lots zoned for houses, $32,000
1985 double wide 3 bd., 2 ba. mobile home in the
center of 3 lots. $42.900.
3rd Ave.: Nice 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
obd., 1 ba. custom built masonite siding, shingle
roof, other extras. $35,000.
Dolphin Run #1, Beautiful spacious 3 bd. town-
home. $110,000. Owner financing with 25% down.
BEACHFRONT completely furnished townhome,
tastefully decorated. Sit on deck, and enjoy
beautiful view of gulf. Dolphin Run #7, $110,000.
bd. 1 G
S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
am PROBATE DMSION
File Number 92-73
onist Su- Division Probate
t3, salary IN RE: ESTATE OF
biweekly. WILULIE MAE VrltTIf,
1e: 4/27/ NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of Willie
e consid- Mac Vittum, deceased. File Number 92-73, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Flor-
:wer than ida. Probate Division, the address of which Is Gulf
County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The
npt appli- names and addresses of the personal representa-
tive and the personal representative's attorney are
employ- set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED.
:'Must be THAT*.
All persons on whom this notice is served
itionist in who have objections that challenge the validity of
8, Florida the will, the qualifications of.the personal repre-
actice die- tentative, venue, or Jurisdiction of this Court are
ctce dI- required to file their objections with this Court
Chapter WrrITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
3.002, or THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
,ive Code NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
sional ex- All creditors of the decedent and other per-
trition. sons having claims or demands against decedent's
n an ac- estate on whom a copy of this notice is served
within three months after the date of the first pub-
in public location of this notice must file their claims with
food and this Court WrrHIN THE LATER OF THRF.F.
nagement MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LI CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AF-
of the re- TERTHE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
:e. NOTICE ON THEM.
sible, pro- All other creditors of the decedent and per-
h er sons having claims or demands against the dece-
the exer- dent's estate must file their claims with this court
ning and wrIHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
)n, opera- THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
he oue ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT
he Gulf/ SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
Nutrition The date of the first publication of this No-
tice is 4/9/92.
Gulf, Pro- Diane stout
Unit. 103 Blumberg Dr.
James M Dothan, AL 36303
Jms M. Attorney for Personal Representative:
fourth St., charles A. Coatin
hone no.: P.O. Box 98
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Telephone: (904) 227-1159
2tc 4/16 Florida Bar No.: 699070
Publish: April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 1992.
Corner 10th Street & U. S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
Ellen F. Allemore, Broker
Dot Craddock 648-5486
Joy Iolder 648-8493
Brenda Lynn 648-8215
John Maddox 648-8899
Joan Smlthwick 648-5374
Margie Miller 229-6502
End of 33rd SL: Beautiful view from older beach-
front home situated on 2 lots, heart of pine panel-
ling throughout home. 2 bd.J1 ha. plus carport &
porch. 408,620, $175,000 Special Pricel
38th St. Luxury by the Pier #3, beachfront town-
home, spectacular view, newly furnished. 3 bd., 2 1/
2 ba.. completely furnished, $420,900. REDUCED
$115,000. Make offer.
Townhome 9709. Beachfront townhome, nicely fur-
nished, swimming pool & tennis court privileges.
Seashores #1 and #3, Beautiful 3 d., 2 1/2 ba.,
unit w/fireplaoe, good storage, closet space, un-
Cortez St End Triplex at St. Joe Beach: Lg. 3
bd., 2 1/2 ba., covered deck, good layout, fireplac-
es, $122,900. Middle Unit Available.
Gulf Aire Townhome: 9733, Waterfront, 2 bd., 2
1/2 ba., nicely and completely furnished, $95,000.
9821 Hwy. 98: beautiful 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba. townhome.
$98,500 unfurnished, $105,000 furnished.
37th St, Brittle #21 & #22, 2 bd., 2 ba., excel. ren-
tals, completely furnished, just steps to pier & gulf.
Brittle #15, 37th SL Completely furn., 2 bath, 2 bd.,
townhome, close to Gulf. $63,000.
37th St., 2 bd., 2 ba. townhome, end unit. beautiful-
ly furnished, near pier, OWNER ANXIOUS,
$69,500, make offer.
37th SL, Vacant lot, 75'x100'; nice building lot,
close to beach, pier, beachside, $59,900.
41st St Beachside: Unit in four plex. Neat as a
pinI Furnished. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. Very affordable,
117 40th St.L Apt 2: 2 bd., 1 ba.. furnished, dose
to beach, Reduced to $37,900, make offer.
Buccaneer Dr.: Beautiful single family lot with
trees. $22.500. Reduced to $15,000.
400-C Gulf Aire Dr.: Easy walk to beach. Tennis
court & swimming pool facilities. Lovely home in
triplex, 3 bd., 3 bath, stone fireplace, garage & oth-
er amenities. Ideal for yr. round living or vacation
Gulf Aire Dr.: multi-family or single family lot.
Gulf Aire Dr.: 2 lots available. $17,000 ea.
Prime Lot facing the gulf, 60'x180, $50,000.
Beacorr Road: Nice vacant lot, $22,500.
Sea Pines Dr. Vacant lot. nice, BACK ON THE
Beacon Road, good vacant lot, $22,500.
Nice presidential lot $17,900.
Gulf Aire Drive: Good single family vacant lot,
Buccaneer DrFJ 0 vacant lot, beautiul trees,
low traffic areaS$lltie
Gulf Aire Dr.: Close to pool & tennis courts, vacant
Beacon Road: Vacant lot, good location. $19,500.
PerIwinkle Dr.: Vacant lot, located in slow traffic
area, $19,500. Reduced to $14,500.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Vacant lot close to tennis court &
pool area. $22,800.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Triplex,. two 3 bd. 2 ba. units and one
1 bd., 1 ba. unit, very nice, good investment, all 3 at
$155,000 or will sell individually for $69,900 ea 3
bd. units & $34,900 1 bd. unit.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, 3 bd., 2 ba. ea. side. excel.
construction. $69,900 per unit.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, triplex or single family vacant
ST. JOE BEACH
Between Coronado & Balboa on Hwy. 98. Nice
building lot with septic tank. Reduced to $30,000.
Alabama Ave.: 24'x60' double wide mobile home. 3
bd., 2 ba., cen. gas heat, cen. elec. air, chain link
fenced, landscaped, :f4) l vay & walkway.
Aluminum lap siding a skirting. Appliances,
WARD STREET: 2 nice high lots. each lot
Corner of Alabmas Av flboa SL PLENTY
OF ROOM ON 2 L I4iLP mobile home, 2
bd., 1 ba., ch&a, front & rear decks, $39,900.
Coronado St.: A must seel 1988 3BR, 1 bath MH,
completely fenced. Beautifully landscaped.
Aleabma SL Nice lot for home or mobile home.
240 Santa Anna SL: Home for family or weekend
living. Liv., din. rm., kit.. 2 1g. bd., 2 ba., wrap-
around Deck. Septic system allows another bd.
Bay St. Drive by to see this attractive 2 bedroom. 2
bath mobile home with large screen porch & deck
on level, wooded lot. Completely furnished for your
vacation retreat or permanent residence. $38,500.
5912 Georgia Ave., 2 bd., 2 ba. mobile home with
2 car garage.Ig. deck, nice yd. $42,500.
Corner Gulf SL & Americus Av*.: 1 block from
beach. 2 bd.. 2 ha, Q gl rpTiile home, ch/a, all
appliances, double' ""-dr' 2 Idts. $43 .
414,000 Reduced to $38,000.
Corner of Americus & Selma, 3 lots available, 2 at
$14.000 ea. & 1 at $15.500. Owner financing. 1
Coronado & U.S. 98: Unobstructed gulf view. Co-
ronado $4. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome, ch&a. total
elec.. NICEI $712,00, Reduced to $69,500.
Pined. St. 4 lots in first block to beach, $20,000
Hwy. 98, between Pine Conal Streets: Lot,
beautiful view, Reduced to $25,000.
Columbus St., nicely furnished 3 bd., 2 ba. mobile
home, 1 1/2 blocks to beach, $40.000.
St Joe Beach, Coronado #7, 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba.
townhome, unrestricted gulf view, furnished, nice.
Reduced to $65,000. Make offer.
Corner Santa Anna & U.S. Hwy. 9L. 4 bd., 2 ba.
or possibly could be converted into 2 rental units.
70,00W Now $60,000. MAKE OFFER.
Hwy. 98 between Balboa & Magellan. Develop-
orst 3/4 of block plus 1 lot. Look to the future. Su-
per investment: $330,000.
St Joseph Shores: Great buy for home across
street from beach. 2 bd, 1 1/2 ba. townhome, furn.,
$48,500 or $194,000 for all 4.
Coronado Townhormes: 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba., dedicat-
ed beach. Unobstructed view. All amenities. Fur-
nished $84,900; unfurnished $74,500.
PORT ST. JOE
1310 Monument: Beautiful home, excel.
neighborhood, lovely landscaped yard, 2 lots, home
completely renovated 7 years ago. Uv. rm
w/fireplace & panelled walls, very ig. fam. rm.,
kitchen w/dining, 3 bds. Call for more details
805 GARRISON. AVE. 4 bd., 1 ba., nice location,
covered patio, partially fenced backyard, $46,000.
Owner anxious. ,
FIRST HOME BUYERS THIS IS ITII 1802 Marvin
Ave. 3 bd., 1 ba. with nice 92Zx175' lot. $39,500.
806 Garrison Ave. "Good Cents' home with lots of
amenities. Nice yd & neighborhood. New 'roof,
Entrepreneur alertI Business for sale, Sub Shopl
Excel. location, comer of Hwy. '98 & 4th St.
Business & equipment only, 26ON, $30,000.
Oak Grove: Zoned commercial, corner of Duval &
2nd. Bldg. has cen. h&a, may be used as grocery
store, cafe, beauty parlor. church, etc. $20;000.
Back on Marketl 1101 Constitution Dr.: Bayfront
lovely 2 story beautiful view, 3 bd., 1 1/2 ba., Ig. lot.
Was 412600. reduced to 0000. Now $87,500.
2012 Long Ave. 4 bedroom, 2 bath with in ground
pool. Completely fenced. $67,500.
Cape Plantation: 103 Plantation Drive: A great
home for the golferl 3 bd, plus a bonus room, 2 1/2
ba,, 2,000 sq. ft. approx. Small equity & assume,
2011 Juniper Ave.: Wajn9 distance to schools &
churches, 3 bd., 2 b ; La fenced back yd.
206 10th St.: 3 bd., 1 ba. home, new kitchen cabi-
nets, carport, near churches, nursing home.
510 8th St.: Live in 1 apartment and rent out 3 for
517 10th SL: Nice solid starter home, 2 bd., 1 ba.
on 2 1/2 lots. Room to expand. Reduced to
Oak Grove: 2 lots, mobile home w 3 bd., 2 ba.
2004 Juniper Ave.: Comfortable 3 bd., 1 1/2 be.
brick home, just redone, swimming pool, 1 1/2 lots,
good price, $85,000.
MsrvIn Avenue: Vacant lot, 75'x175', no back door
One 3 acre parcel on Wetappo Creek: $15,000
with good owner financing.
4 cleared lots on Hwy. 386, over 1 aore each,
$8,800 $12,500, one with stocked catfish pond.
Good owner financing.
Sunshine Acres: Land available only 10 mi. to
beach, unrestricted quiet area, low taxes, $7,000.
Intracoastal Canal Frontage: Lot 1, 1.02 A -
$28,000; Lot 2, 1.08 A $28,000; Lot 3 1.35 A,
Intracoastal Canal front, 1 + acre with well and
septic tank, $20,000.
SUNSHINE FARMS on Hwy. 386.4 miles north of
Hwy. 98. 5.68 acres, $17,000.
SUNSHINE ACRES: 10 miL from Mexico Beach,
2.1 acres, $12,000.
2 lots with septic tank approx. .5 acre, ready to
build, on county road 386, 3 miles north of Over-
street bridge, $11,000 ea. Owner financing availa-
Overstreet: Approximately 2 acres loaded w/rees.
300' along west side of Daniels Rd., $9,000.
Sunshine Farms: 4.94 acres on main road,
Sunshine Farms, approx. 4 mi. to beach, 3 acres,
Overstreet Hwy. 386 before bridge, 1.47 acres.
septic tank, light pole. well, $15,000.
HOWARD CREEK, WHITE CITY
3 bd., 2 ba. home = ; H workshop w/elec.;
Ig. storage shed/greiftA l sprinkler system.
Assumable mortgage. $42,580.
BURGESS CREEK: 120 Magnolia Ave., on river. 2
bd., 1 ba. great fishing get away. Large back porch
on 80'x400' lot. $35,000.
HOWARD CREEK: 62x130' vacant lot, $8,000.
Howard Creek: Great fishing, year round living. 3
ba., 1 ba., mobile home, furnished, storage shed,
well, screened porch, $32,500. 1 Acre cleared.
WHITE CITY: Roomy 2 bd. home w/caport &
screen porches. on Valunter St.. $26,500.
WHITE CITY: 3 bd., 1 ba., approx. 1,900 sq. ft., fire-
lace, lots of amenities, nice lot located on Charles
1988 doublewide mobile home on 3 lots, 7th St.
Custom features, deck. chain link fence. $33,000.
Building behind truss plant, Approx. 1 acre w/
bldg. and 3 phase power to site. $33,500.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Private 100' on beach. 1.66 acres vacant property
$46990. Reduced to $122,000.
oa me Ictious name or trade name under which
they will be engaged In business and in which said
business is to be carried on, to-wit:
COMPANY NAME: UNITED NATIONAL REAL ES-
LOCATION: Hwy. C-30, Port St Joe, FL 32456
ADDRESS: SRI Box 615 (Hwy. C-30). Port St Joe,
OWNERS: 100% ownership Peter Rosasco
Publish: April 16. 1992.
STATE OF FLORIDA
NOTICE OF AGENCY ACTION ON
The Department gives notice of its issuance
of a permit, file number 322073691, to Gulf.
County Board of Commissioners, for construction
of a 5' x 39' boat ramp and a 4' x 36' dock. and re-
building 80' of a deteriorating bulkhead at Wimico
Park in White City, Gulf County, Florida.
Persons whose substantial interests are af-
fected by the Department's proposed permitting
decision may petition for an administrative deter-
mrination (hearing) in accordance with Section
120.57, Florida Statutes. The petition must con-
form to the requirements of Florida Administrative
Code Chapters 17-103 and 28-5 and must be filed
(received) in the Department's Office of General
Counsel; 2600 Blair Stone Road; Tallahassee, Flor-
ida, 32399-2400, within fourteen (14) days of pub-
lication of this notice. Failure to file a petition
within the fourteen (14) days constitutes a waiver
of any right such person has to an administrative
determination (hearing) pursuant to Section
120.57, Florida Statutes.
If a petition is filed, the administrative hear-
ing process is designed to formulate agency action.
Accordingly, the Department's final action may be
different from the proposed agency action. There-
fore, persons who may not wish to file a petition
may wish to intervene in the proceeding. A petition
for Intervention must be filed pursuant to Rule 28-
5.207, Florida Administrative Code, at least five (5)
days before the final hearing and be filed with the
hearing officer If one has been assigned at the Di-
vision of Administrative Hearings, Department of
Administration; 1230 Apalachee Parkway; Talla-
hassee. Florida 32399-1500. If no hearing officer
has been assigned, the petition is to be filed with
the Department's Office of General Counsel; 2600
Blair Stone Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
2400. Failure to petition to Intervene within the al-
lowed time frame constitutes a waiver of any right
such person has to request a hearing under Sec-
tion 12-0.57, Florida Statutes.
The application is available for Inspection
Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays),
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. at 2353 Jenks Avenue,
Panama City. Florida 32405.
Publish: April 16, -1992.
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We're proud of the Wewahitchka Woman's
Club for presenting the Third Annual Earth
Day Festival this Saturday, April 18, at the
Dead Lakes State Recreation Area. This
year's festival will feature an Easter Egg
hunt for children 12 or younger. There will
be fun for the young and the young at heart,
so plan on attending the 1992 Festival. We
are proud of the Woman's Club for 59 years
of service to the community and we're proud
of our hometown.
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WEWAHITCHKA and PORT ST. JOE
Open 7 days a week
for your shopping convenience.
Prices Good April 15-21 r^^-t^ ,
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IS RESERVED BY STORE.
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