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Opposition to Zoning Change
Objection Raised to Alteration of Residential
Summer's Last Gasp
Summer bid us all a not-so-very fond farewell Mon-
day, with a scorcher of a day which caused the ther-
mom6terathe'tiWewaeBantkf0ol'loar -th' iO0( -egree "
mark. Reports of a couple of other 100 degree days
during the middle of the season have been made but no:
visible records were available. This was the first day of
the "heater" to be recorded on the thermometer.
The reading was recorded Monday around 3:00 p.m.,-
with one person reporting the reading had crept up to
101 just a short while later.
Tuesday was the first day of fall, With a promise of
milder temperatures to come.
Two ordinances were up for
adoption at Tuesday night's City
Commission meeting, with one
meeting vocal opposition and the:
other, none at all.
An ordinance stipulating
building restrictions between
Woodward and Monument Ave-
nues and from Sixth to Twentieth"
Streets-the heart of Port St.'
Joe's residential distrfct-faced
opposition from a single person.
David White objected to the desig-
nation of the area to single-
family, non-business operation.
The change was made in des-
ignation of type dwellings to be lo-
cated in the area at the request of
a host of people from Woodward
Avenue who came to the Board
protesting construction of a mul-.
ti-family rental unit in their
neighborhood about a month ago:
The complaint, which represented
nearly all the residents from 10th
Street South on the street, result-
ed in the change to the ordi-
White told the Commission,
Tuesday, that he had purchased,
the only remaining vacant lots. on
Woodward south of 10th Street.
and was planning a duplex for.
one and had not yet decided what,
he would do with the other. White
already had a building permit for
the one building, which would
not be affected by the change in
the ordinance. He was objecting
to the ordinance because it limits
his options on his second loLt'"I
may even decide to build a house.
for me to live in on the other lot 1
don't know yet what I'll do, but i.
would like the zoning to rema.'.
as it was when I purchased 'the
property to leave my options
open," he said.
Mayor Pate explained to,
White the ordinance had been
long time in the making because e
-..af complaints'people,had made'-n
the area in regards to business,
activities carried on in several
homes, "We have had sever al
,complaints about that and were
addressing only that subject until
we received the complaints about
your area. Frankly, we all'
thought the street was zoned for
single-family dwellings and 'found
out only after this came up that
one side of the street was in the
single-family zone and the other
side of the street was in a multi-
family zone," the Mayor said.
The Commission decided
unanimously to stick by their
proposed ordinance change and
voted to finalize those changes
The Commission also amend-
ed their garbage collection ordi-
nance, hiking the rates and elimi-
nating the free bag portion of the
Frank Healey, public works
superintendent, presented a com-
parison of Port St. Joe's rate and
rates of other cities in the vicini-
ty, showing the new local rate
was right in the middle of a struc-
ture which ran from $10.00 a
month to $16.00 per month.
Port St. Joe's new rate will be
$14.00 per month for twice a
week pick-up and weekly trash
removal. Healey pointed that
many of the rates shown on his
poster were for only once a week
pick-up and none included a
Michael Hammond asked if,
the new rates would cover the ac-
tual cost of providing garbage and
trash service and disposal. City
Auditor Jim Maloy said it would
almost pay its own way, but not
quite. The new rate is expected to
generate a half million dollars per
The ordinance was unani-
mously adopted by the Board and
will become effective in the month
THANKS TO THE BOARD
Jerry Stokoe was present to
report on the status of the Senior
Citizens agreement with the
County to furnish property for
their new Senior Citizens Center.
Stokoe said the organization had
reached agreement for the piece
of property which would be fur-
nished at a rate of $1.00 per year
for a period of 50 years.
'We just wanted a good place
to put the Center and appreciate
the efforts the City Commission
made in seeing that we had a lo-
cation to put our building," Sto-
koe .said. The City had offered
property it had between Sixth
(See OPPOSITION on Page 3)
Yeager to Chair Board in '93-'94
Re-alignment Relieves Clifford of Duties; Wells Elevated
In special meetings this week,
the Gulf County Commission has
taken a three important steps in
Gulf County government
First, Commissioner Warren
Yeager was named Chairman of
the Board for the coming fiscal
year which begins with the first
. Board Chairman
meeting in October.
Yeager is in his first year of
service on the Commission, repre-
senting Group Five. He will suc-
ceed Commissioner Nathan Pe-
ters, Jr. to the position.
Another freshman Commis-
sioner, Michael Hammond, was
named vice-chairman. Following
the usuda line of progression,
Hammond will become Chairman-
in October 1994,
The Board also took further
action on the matter of Dan Clif-
ford, assistant to the Building De-
partment director. Clifford was
charged in a Commission meeting,
last Tuesday with actions which
were detrimental to the depart-
ment and his supervisors and
chastised by three of the Com-,
.... mislsoners at theaneeting." -
Since then, Clifford has been
the subject of a supervisor's in-
vestigation and released from his
Building Department duties as a
result of the investigation. Other
problems began to surface after
last Tuesday's meeting, with
.- three of the Commissioners say-
ing they no longer wanted Clifford
inspecting any jobs in their dis-
tricts. Building Department direc-
tor Don Butler advised the Com-
mission Tuesday that Clifford's
usefulness had been so ham-
pered until Butler felt he would
no longer be able to serve his de-
The Board then designated
Clifford as the full time Veterans
Service Officer at a salary of
$12,000 p-er year.
The Board also changed the
status of their administrative as-
sistant Larry Wells, due to chang-
es in the state's emergency man-
agement program, a duty Wells
also fulfilled on a part-time basis.
Since Hurricane Andrew, the
State of Florida has stepped up
its emergency management oper-
ations, providing a grant of
$60,000 per year to operate the
department As a result of the
.tale"i-equirE iefit. the Comnmis-
sion decided to employ an emner-
gency management coordinator,
giving him responsibility for
emergency management and the
County's new 911 emergency tele-
phone operation, which is going
into operation within a year.
Wells will remain in charge of
both operations, but the new em-
ployee will perform the day to day
activities required by the two ser-
. 1 "
group of kids was a part of the
Clean-Up project conducted in Gulf
County during the past week end. The kids
collected the pile of trash in front of them.
Trash on the beach came in a full varie- this leaking oil drum to scraps of paper.
ty of shapes. It included everything from Over 17,000 pounds were collected.
Operation Coastal Clean-Up Attracts Crowd of Workers
Over 17,000 Pounds of Debris Collected for Gulf County's 30-Plus Miles of Beachfront Property
In the Gulf County version of the national
Coastal Clean-Up operation Saturday, chair-
man Guy Gammill's troops set another record
in Florida for Gulf County. Over 450 citizens.
young and "mature" took up their bags and
toured the beaches from county line to county
line, collecting some 17,700 pounds of trash
and debris from the beach and shore line. State
operators of the project remarked that Gulf
County had the largest percentage increase in
Florida of people joining in the operation and
number of pounds collected.
"Our team did a marvelous job," Gammill
said as he turned in his preliminary report
* Tuesday. 'The kids specially did a terrific job,"
he said. "We had them from every school in the
county, working every day from Wednesday
through Saturday on some section of the
Gammill said the army of trash sack bear-
ers covered the beaches like a herd of locusts,
picking up everything "from a 55-gallon drum
leaking oil to pieces of paper which had been
carelessly cast aside by some beach visitor,"
GROWING EVERY YEAR
The chairman said this is his fourth year,
heading up the beach beautification drive. He
said "It gets bigger each year. Last year we had
about 350 collectors who picked up 12,120
pounds of trash."
The trash is collected, placed in plastic bags
and left beside the highway for pick-up. 'The
collectors did a fine job. They made several
trips to make sure it was picked up before it
was scattered again," Gammill said.
He gave credit to the Gulf County Commis-
sion who furnished a pick-up service along the
highway. He also gave credit to Argus Services,
a garbage collection contractor working in the
unincorporated areas of Gulf County, who
placed a huge dumpster at Indian Pass to place
the bags of trash in. 'They knew they would get
other trash as well, but they placed them there.
for our use, anyhow. We appreciated that ges-
ture," Gammill said. "And don't forget Chris
Brumbaugh," he said. "Chris was out all day
Saturday picking up filled bags along the
beach, transporting them to a collection point."
HAD HELP FROM EVERY DIRECTION
'You wouldn't believe the help we had," the
chairman said. "People from all over. People
who just showed up with things we could use.
They came with ice, cold drinks, cash, trans-
portation, cups, etc. We had everything we
needed to do the job properly."
"I'm really looking forward to next year's
clean-up emphasis. Maybe, in the meantime,
some of these workers, or others, can adopt a
section of the beach and keep it clean all year
long. Wouldn't that be neat?" Gammill re-
FIFTY-SIXTH YEAR, NUMBER 4
INDUSTRY DEEP WATER PORT FINE PEOPLE SAFEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23,1993
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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23,1993
...or In The Case Of The Atlanta
Braves..A Third Chance!
IT ISN'T OFTEN you get a second chance at success. Of
course, it appears as if the Atlanta Braves are going to get an
unprecedented third opportunity at winning the World Series,
but this is real life we're talking about. It isn't a game of chance
or one you can manipulate by purchasing a 2.0 ERA pitcher or a
.300 hitter. We're talking about something one can do with his
own ingenuity or resources.
Of course, we're talking about Port St. Joe's second shot at
the "Main Street" perquisites in the same year. It doesn't happen
often, but the determination of our people in charge of seeking
these benefits is such that the Main Street people just couldn't
say "No" to our application, even though it was turned down for
AS IT WAS TOLD the visiting Main Street representatives
last Thursday, "We don't want your measly 10 grand grant, we're
looking for expertise in just how we go about making our town
the vibrant community our people deserve." Hey, they knew then
we were serious about how to go about attracting additional
business to Port St. Joe. How do you go about improving a small
City with hardly any of the attractions a larger community has?
Where do we start?
Port St. Joe business leaders received the offer of all types of
expertise, then. The visitors made available to us the expertise
they had access to. We're going to get the valuable 'portion of
"Main Street" without having to jump through all the bureau-
cratic hoops in order to make ourselves sound serious.
THE STATE REPRESENTATIVE of Main Street was more
than eager to help. "I wish that was all the program did. Every
small town needs this type expertise and my organization has it
go give," he said.
Well, friend, you will find Port St. Joe and its leaders willing
and eager to accept and put to use anything you provide which
they feel will be advantageous to them. We'll start with your offer
of an economic survey to determine what we can best support
and to provide us with a bank of information interested firms or
businesses can use in the future.
You'll find Port St. Joe's leaders in community growth inter-
ested in seeing this come about, just to give our people the best
life possible in a small City atmosphere.
Another Gun Story
THE OPPONENTS OF private firearms ownership took a-
lump in the kisser the other day when a self-styled "liberal" pro-
fessor of Florida State University came up with data to show that
privately owned guns and easy access to them isn't the reason
behind the crime and killing in the United States. Of course,
most of us knew that all along, but we're unable to convince
some others of the fact.
The professor, Gary Kleck, says his research showed guns
are twice' as likely to be used defensively as aggressively; they
thwart crime far more often than they abet it; their availability
has little or no impact on provoking violence; they are far more
likely to be owned by law-abiding citizens than by criminals.
Guns serve a useful purpose in protecting a large, non-violent
majority of "victims" from a violent minority of criminals.
ALL OF THIS information came from conclusions drawn by
the FSU professor after his research into the use of guns by a
gun-loving populace. As the professor says, the conclusions wer-
en't to his liking as he has been an advocate of gun control,
along with several liberal 'organizations and groups. Kleck says
he, himself, was somewhat surprised at what his research re-
Kleck said his research showed that for the most part hand
guns are purchased for protection from the criminal element. He
said, "Gradually I came, to see that the best available evidence,
did not support the case that is usually made for gun control:'
that guns automatically lead to violence."
Who owns the most guns? Kleck's survey showed that the
old and the wealthy do. That portion of the population which is
more vulnerable to criminals, own the most guns .. for their
The reason the older and richer persons give for owning guns
apparently is effective,and serving its purpose. He says, "Guns
.tend to deter crime when in the hands of the victim, rather than
But of course, we already knew that, didn't we?
Hunker Down with Kes
by Kesley (
JNorman Will Not Have The Last Laugh!
I was going to wait and do
this story in a couple of weeks '
but I've seen enough. The word -is
in on the new fall line-up of teleb-
vision shows. And that word, to
no one's surprise save Steveii
Brochco and. whoever's president
of NBC this week, is bad.
Much has been made in 1993
over this "viewer discretion'"
thing. The networks are going to
.. i Inform us up front that "this pro- The acting is bad. The story line
gram may contain certain scenes
that are unsuitable....viewer dis-
cretion advised." I'm all for in-
forming the viewing public before-
hand as to what they are about to
see. I just wish somehow you
could make 'em be honest. Here's
the viewer discretion disclaimer
that I'd like to see;..it's nine p.m.,
time for CBS's smash new -
Sinternational all time best -
,record setting situation -
comedy- hit, The, Goat That took
- Cleveland By Storm And His Nan-
,,ny. The T.V. goes black and a
.Jack Webb-like voice comes on
and reads the white, bold words
,,-,as they roll across the screen,
'The following program is bad.
is bad. The direction is bad. The
sets are bad. It's not even Cleve-
land, it's studio 49 in Hollywood,
California, painted to look like
Cleveland. The goat is not real, el-,
You know what would proba-
bly happen if they actually did
that? Everybody and his brother
would tune in to see just how bad
it really was. People are funny
and/or dumb. I bet you there are
folks in the world that actually
I'm still smarting over that in-
cident with Murphy Brown and
the vice-president of the United
States of America. He flat out
says that it's not good for Ameri-
ca, for our youth, to have a situ-
allon comedy on national televi-
sion where an unmarried lady
has a baby....you know what I'm
saying here. The vice-president
was absolutely right. Guess who
got crucified? Murphy Brown
shoots to number one in the rat-
ings as they lampoon the vice-
president of the United States of
America for "butting in".
I don't watch Murphy Brown.
And if I knew who sponsored the
show, I wouldn't buyi their prod-
Of course, the T.V. folks as-
sure us that they only show what
America wants to watch. That
"we" decide what "we" want to
see. I'm not so sure about that. I
fear they do quite a bit of "shap-
ing". I don't remember "wanting
to see" M.A.S.H., but after it had
been on a while, I began to watch
it. You following me here? Those
T.V. folks sit out in California or
up in New York and laugh at how
they are pulling us along by the
ears. It's scary to think that a guy
like Norman Lear has as much
power as he does.
I can't decide which I enjoy
not watching the most-situation
comedies, news magazine-types,
or the talk show genre.
I have figured out that one
guy writes all the sitcoms. He
uses the same story over and
over-his only problem is keeping
all the names straight. 60 Min-
utes got the news investigation
programs going. Now there's hun-
dreds of them, with more being
added each year. How many peo-
ple, stories, places can they "un-
cover"? And my real gripe with
them is they seek out, interview,
portray, and report these investi-
gations as if they were absolutely
factual. Of course, all the talk
shows are genuine. They have
our best interests at heart. From
Phil to Joan to Geraldo, they sim-
ply want to help us understand
our world and the normal, com-
mon, everyday people around
While I'm on a roll here, and
before, Wesley canrt censor this
(you see, me and Lewis anLrd Rush
-are censored), let' me tell you
what upsets me the most. And it
has bothered me since way before
Two Mules For Sister Sara. I'm
sick and tired of the Hollywood
portrayal of men who have been
called out and set apart by God.
Robert Mitchum with a gun didn't
look like any 'preacher that I've
ever known. And on T.V. today,
the pastor Is shown as inept, im-
moral, unlearned, uncaring, un-
professional, and usually down-
right silly. A real buffoon. You
want a good laugh, throw a
preacher into the scene.. Folks, let
me tell you something; I take high
exception to that. I've had the
good fortune to have known many
preachers over the years, know
some great ones today. They have
all helped- me in ways you can't
imagine. I appreciate the care,
love, and concern so many have
shared with me.
Let me quickly take this one
step further. Guess how the lady
of the evening is always por--
(See KESLEY on Page 3)
An American By Any OtherName Is Still An 'merican"
THIS MATTER OF ethnic
groups adopting names for their
particular race and/or nationality
Is beginning to cause people to be
ill at ease when addressing others
whose origin is different from the
It's even delicate for column
writers. How do you discuss such
matters without offending some-
one? How do you know which
ethnic name is correct today?
Yesterday's reference to a particu-
lar race and/or nationality may
be totally wrong today. You see
What made this column to be
born was a reference made over
WKGC radio the other day about
an "Indian-American" who was di-
recting a play. It still doesn't ex-
plain what the guy is. Why not
just say "American" and be done
with it? He is, if he has had his
citizenship changed, you know.
There was a time when for-
eigners who came to these shores
were proud to be known as
'Americans". I know a former
Brazilian who is pleased as
punch to be called an "American".
None of this Brazilian-American
THIS HAS NOTHING to do
with the acceptability of Brazil-
ians. The man just thought more
of this country than he did his
native land. So he switched from
"Brazilian" to "American".
I had a brother, who once
changed from "American" to "Bra-
zilian", then back. to "American"
What .do you call him, "Am-
today's vernacular, that would be
I'm not sure we are ready for
all that. Just think of having to
fill out an application of any sort.
When you come to the portion
where they want to know your
nationality/race, it would take a
line eight inches across the page
instead of just a small box for an
BUT BACK TO the "Indian-
American". Did they mean an
American Indian? They didn't
say. Or did they mean an "India-
Indian-American"? You see my
problem? Suppose he is an India-
Indian-American. Suppose he
goes back to India again; is he
then an Indian-American-
Indian?" or just- an "American-.
Indian", of which we also have in
abundance in this land which
has been called the melting pot of
We really have a problem
here. If you want to be accurate,
you would refer to American Indi-
an Indians only as Americans
and everyone else would be Amer-
Including me. I would be a
English -Scotch -whatever -else -
rican. Since my grandfather was
a cotton farmer from north Ar-
kansas, I may even be related dis-
tantly-very distantly-to Bill
Clinton. Mercyl I wouldn't want to
admit to that!
BECAUSE WE ARE the melt-
ing pot of the world, wouldn't it
be much simpler to call everyone
who. lives here Americans? Maybe
then we wouldn't be so concerned
with a person's nationality; a fact
. which seems to deal everyone
more problems than anything.
Just look at the Middle East.
The Jews can't stand the Arabs
and vice-versa. Didn't most of
them come from the original tribe
of Abraham? Aren't they distantly
related to each other? But, if they
bear that handle "Arab" or "Jew"
after their name they are un-
touchable to the other.
Look at Bosnia. All of their
"problems seem to stem from one
ethnic group having his under-
wear in a wad over the other.
Didn't they all come from that
part of the world? Aren't they all
Bulgarians, Yugoslavians, Czech-
oslovakians, who all lived togeth-
er once upon a time?
I CAN SEE where it is a dan-
gerous situation to continue on
with these hyphenated ethnic
names in the United States of
We've already fought one civil
war in our nation ana we didn't
even have all these different han-
dles for our people back then. It
might be easier to work up a civil
war with the new way of ethnic
identification of Americans.
It all sounds so temporary;
these hyphenated names. It
seems as if the people can't ac-
cept that they really belong to any
nation and possibly that is the
reason for the compound identi-
These people are just plain
old Americans, whether we like it
:or not or whether they like it or
not. They have responsibilities to
this nation now and shouldn't be
ashamed to bear its name. I
doubt that any one of them, visit-
;ing the nation identified in the
first half of their hyphenated
names would refer to' themselves
as anything but Americans were
they to go back "home" for a visit.
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L Wendell Campbell
The stories you are about to read may or may not be true.
Someone told me that a certain man who lives in our town had
stayed out almost all night a few nights ago, doing some serious
partying. He attempted to slip in and go to bed without his wife
knowing he was in.
Just as he was slipping quietly under the covers, his wife awak-
ened and said, 'Where in the world have you been all night?"
"Honey, I was working late in Panama City and headed home
way before midnight and the bridge at Highland View was up and
got stuck. I've been sitting down there since before midnight waiting
for them to repair that bridge."
'You must think I'm crazy, you idiot!" she exclaimed. 'The new
bridge has been up for over three months and it doesn't have to be
'Well," he replied as he turned over to go to sleep, "that's my
story and I'm sticking to it."
Another man who lives between Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka,
I was told, was seen a few days ago plowing his prized bull. The
man who qtw this phenomenon stopped, walked to where he was
plowing, and asked; 'What are you doing plowing this bull when
you've got a brand-new tractor up there under the shed?'
'Well, it's like this," the farmer replied."I just want this bull to
know that there's more to life than grazing in the pasture, sleeping
in the shade, and chasing them heifers all day."
Then there was the story of the man who was considered the
"tough-guy" of the county. It's told that he was out at one of our lo-
cal night spots one night a few nights ago when suddenly the door
was literally knocked off the hinges. The door was filled with a man
of such enormous size that he had to turn sideways and duck his
head to come into the establishment. The invader lumbered directly
to the bar and stood in a spot directly beside our local tough-guy.
When the intruder took his last step, he unknowingly placed
his left foot directly on top of the local tough-guy's right foot, and
there he stood, waiting to order a drink and heavy as lead.
A sudden hush came over the bar as the local man tapped the
big man on the shoulder and said, "Sir, excuse me, but it seems I
have somehow mistakenly placed my foot under yours. Would you
be so kind as to let me remove it before it causes you some discom-
Finally, there is the story of the man who suspected his wife of
having an affair while he was working the night shift. He confided
his suspicions to a close friend and asked that the friend accompa-
ny him as a witness to confirm his suspicions. So, that night, in-
stead of going to work, he left as though he was, and he and his
friend went to a bar and drank for an hour or so and returned to
Sure enough, when they approached his house, there was a
strange car in the driveway. Slowly, he and the friend opened the
door and tip-toed inside where they found his wife and the stranger
in a very compromising situation.
The man was enraged and pulled his gun from his back pocket
and told the stranger to say his prayers because he was about to
meet his maker.
'Wait, Honey," the wife said. "Before you shoot him, 'there's a
few things you should know. You know the money I told you my
mother gave me to pay off our mortgage? Well, it didn't come from
mother. He gave it to me. And the new truck I bought you and said
my uncle left the money to me in his will? Well, the money for the
truck came from him. And the new bass boat I bought you for your
birthday? Well, I didn't win the Fantasy Five; he gave me the money
to buy it for you. Please think of these things before you do some-
thingrash."t-^ -*,--, .. o -- *. l : .... .
. The man holding. the gun turned to his friend and said, '"What
do you think I should do?"
'Well," the friend said without hesitating, "if I were you, I would
get over there and cover that feller up before he catches a cold!"
I said they may or may not be true!
and Seventh Streets, off Wood-
Commissioner Bill ,Wood' ex-
pressed a concern over the status
of the Stac House, the youth :rec-
reation center on Eighth Street.,.
trayed: She's so good-hearted,.
well-meaning, ` intelligent-
concerned about the youth of
America, the homeless, the sick.
She's there, offering a genuine
helping hand. A regular Florence
Don't we have something
backwards here? You let me get
sick, or my family have a, prob-
lem, guess which one I'm going to
Trust me for
" 1 229-6514
Life Insurance Company :
Home Office: Bloomington, Illinois
Like a good neighbor,
State Farm is there.
Wood said, 'We need to make
some plans for that facility and
get it open again."
The Commission agreed with
Wood and decided to ask for ap-
plications for a new director. Ini-
tially, the Commission decided to
be seeking out?
T.V.b ain't got a clue. And it
gets worse each year. I'm about
down to baseball and CNN sports.
And, to tell you the truth, since
Jane Fonda came on board, I'm
having a hard time watching the
You know what the result of
all this is going to be...We're go-
ing to start building front porches
again in this country. We're going
to get to know our neighbors.,
Husbands and wives are going to
start talking again...marriages
will 'be saved. Grandparents will
be honored....Children will once
again learn respect....This pendu-
lum has got to start back the oth-
er way. I don't know about you,
but I'm ready.
201 Williams Ave.
THE STAR PORT ST. JOE FL THUR 3
Your Ace Hardware Dealer
J.C. Belin Named
Definitely A Keeper
Stephen Lowry was so proud of the bass he caught Saturday
that he brought it by the photographer's home that night to show
it off. "Henry" caught the lunker at "Three Stumps" right across
from 'Weeping Willow" while fishing with his dad.
Good Samaritan Leaves
Impression with Tourist
I take this opportunity to.
make you aware of the kindness
of one of your residents, Ron
Etheridge of Alabama Street, Port
St. Joe Beach.
We were returning from St.
Joseph State Park after spending
a very relaxing and enjoyable
weekend (how else with such a
beautiful location) on September
6 when an ignition failure oc-
curred, in a '92 model truck tow-
ing a fifth wheel trailer. Ron
stopped to see if he could be of
assistance. Hemade a trip to his
house and returned with a tow
line to pull both of the vehicles
clear of an Intersection that I had
blocked about eighty percent of.'
We then tried unsuccessfully to'
correct the problem. Ron had a:-'
fifth wheel towing attachment in
his truck, and so he pulled the
trailer to his house and lot for-
safe keeping. He also returned to
tow the truck to his house. This
gave me a much easier feeling of
safety with the- vehicles parked at-
his home rather than sitting on
the shoulder of Hwy. 98.
Rbn then drove us to Fort
Walton Beach and would only ac-
cept what he considered gas mon-
ey for the trip over and back. Ron
-- (from Page 1)
open the center on Friday and
Saturday evenings, from 4:0.0 to
8:00 p.m. and "go from'there."
f OTHER BUSINESS
In other business matters,
--Voted to accept the inter-
local agreement for the 911 emer-
gency telephone system, sched-
uled to be operational within a
-Discussed parking on Mon-
ument Avenue and the traffic
hazard parked boats were pre-
senting at intersections. The
Commission decided to write the
state Department of Transporta-
tion for a solution to the problem.
Monument Avenue is a state
-Turned down a request
from Amy Shackleford to make
Martin Luther King's birthday a
paid holiday for City employees.
The consensus of the Commis-
sion was that they had no objec-
tions if the City labor force
wished to trade another holiday
for the birthday, but they would
not offer an additional paid holi-
day for the occasion.
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The World's Finest
Enjoy the best from St. Joseph Bay
and Indian Lagoon with us.
(ON C-30 SOUTH OF PORT ST. JOE)
gave unselfishly of his time and
efforts for my benefit that day----
a total stranger.
I am sure that anyone en-
countering automotive trouble on
the road, especially on a holiday
weekend, with a majority of busi-
nesses closed, could understand
my appreciation of an individual
who made the sacrifices Ron
made of his personal time and en-
Sergies he did for us. I am sure
you understand this individual of
your community deserves recog-
nition as a goodwill ambassador,
representing you as a whole.
One person with good
thoughts of St. Joe,
John A. Wright
P.S. to Editor: Should your
city Government or Chamber of
Commerce have a procedure for
recognizing an individual for a
good citizen award, please share
this letter with them. If they
don't, it might be a good idea.
The College of Physical and
Mathematical, Scierpces at North
Carolina State University recently
honored Jake C'. Belin, Jr., with
its' 1993 Distinguished Alumnus
Award. A 1966 honor graduate of
Port St. Joe High School;, Belin
earned his Bachelor of Science
degree in Applied Mathematics at
NCSU, graduating with highest
honors in 1970.
While at NCSU, Belin was in-
ducted into two honorary fraterni-
ties; Pi Mu Epsilon when a fresh-
man and Phi Kappa Phi during
his senior year. After graduate
work in the Graduate School of
Industrial Management at. Geor-
gia Institute of Technology, he be-
gan his professional career in
1972 with Charter Oil Company.
Belin then joined Kern Oil & Re-
fining Co. in California in 1974,
and after working for Kern in Los
Angeles and Houston, he became
Kern's President in 1985 and
holds that position today. Kern,
with refining assets in Bakers-
field, California, is one of the
most successful small indepen-
dent petroleum refining compa-
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege will conduct a Correctional
Officer Basic Standards course in
Gulf County starting on October
28. This is a 450 hour course
with the Florida Department of
Corrections or any other county
or local correctional facility 'in
Florida; The Florida Department
of Corrections requires successful
completion of this course prior to
applying for a position as a cor-
rectional officer at any of their in-
stitutions, including the Gulf Cor-
The course will be conducted
Monday through Thursday even-
ings from 6-10 p.m. The course
covers law, psychology, firearms,
inmate control, correctional oper-
ations, and a number of other
topics. Students wishing to enroll
must apply well before the class
in, order to complete the applica-
tion process. Please contact Steve
Brumm or Stewart Romack at
GCCC, at 872-3878, or at the
Port St. Joe office on Tuesday and
Thursday afternoons, 229-2760.
Jake C. Belin, Jr.
nies in the United States.
Belin has taught an adult
Sunday school class in his
church, has coached youth bas-
ketball and baseball teams in his
community, and is active in Cali-
fornia legislative processes affect-
ing small businesses in that
state. He is married to the-former
Betty Phillips of Atlanta, and they
have one son, Phillip, a high
school sophomore In their home-'
town of Palos Verdes. California.
Jake is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Ja-
cob C. Belin, Sr., of Port St. Joe.
In late June, the college host-
ed a reception and dinner in Be-
lin's honor at the Velvet Cloak
Inn in Raleigh. At the ceremonies,
NCSU Dean Jerry Whitten said,
'With this award, we recognize
Jake's academic achievements,
entrepreneurial spirit and busi-'
ness success, his visionary ap-
proach to management, and per-
sonal commitment to our youth."
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PAGE 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 1993
Mr. and Mrs. James Daniels,
Sr., would like to announce the
engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, LiTa-
sha Ren6e Daniels, to Hayward
Herman Mills, the son of Shelly
Mills and the late Edith Mae
Mills, and maternal parent Lillie
Ruth Mills, all of Apalachicola.
The wedding will be held No-
vember 20 at 4:00 p.m. at the
home of the parents of the bride-
to-be. A reception will follow at
the Washington Recreation Gym.
No local invitations will be
sent, but all family members and
friends are invited to attend.
Dr. and Mrs. Owen Oksanen
announce the engagement and
upcoming wedding of their
daughter, Barbara Claire McEl-
rath, to Tony Lee, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Gene Lee.
The wedding will be held at
the St. Joseph Bay Country Club
on Saturday, October 9, at 7 p.m.
All friends and relatives are invit-
Robert and Nona Williams
Card Of Thanks
The family of Nell Vandevend-
er would like to thank everyone
for the food, flowers, thoughts,
prayers, and many acts of kind-
ness shown to us during the loss
of our loved one. Special thanks
to Brother Nick Davis and the
White City Baptist Church. May
God bless you.
T. E. Vandevender and Family
Th-ere will be a community
sing on Saturday, September 25,
at Highland View Church of God
at 7 p.m.
Everyone is invited to attend.
Robert and Nona Williams of
Wewahitchka celebrated their
50th wedding anniversary on
On September 4th, a buffet/
reception dinner was hosted by
the couple's two daughters in
their honor at the Florida Room
of the Officers' Club at Tyndall Air
Mr. and Mrs. Williams are the
parents of Patricia W. Arata of
New Orleans, Louisiana; Beth W.
Lyons of Port St. Joe; and the late
Robert E. Williams of Port St. Joe.
The couple have seven grand-
children:. Robert E. Williams, III,
of Panama City; Cecil H. Lyons,
III, of Port St. Joe; Holly E. Porter
of Panama City; Tommy Arata,
Robert Arata, Deirdre Terrase,
and the late Kathleen Arata, all of
New Orleans. They also have
three great-grandchildren: Justin
Lyons of Port St. Joe, Adam Ter-
rase and Sara Arata of New Or-
The couple celebrated with
their family and numerous
The celebration continued
with a birthday party for Nona
Williams on September 5, given
by her daughters and grandchil-
Daughters of Confederacy
Meet In Apalachicola
The Apaldehicola Chapter No. After the meeting, the ladies
826 United Daughters of the Con- enjoyed lunch at the Rainbow
federacy met in :Apalachicola on Inn.
September 14 with Mrs. John Members present were: Betty
Lewis, President, presiding. Lewis, Florence Dye, Lila Brouil-
Plans for the new year were lette, Elizabeth Strang, and
discussed and everyone thanked guests; Mary Mclnnis and Eunice
Lewis for the handbook she pre- Kuyper.
pared- and gave to each member The next meeting will be the
present. Lewis also made exten- Christmas party, December 14 at-
sive preparations for the Pensaco- 2:00 p.m., at the home of Eliza-
la Convention, September 22-26. beth Strang.
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James S. (Jimmy) and Peggy graduate of Lincoln High School.
Goodman announce the engage-> She is employed by Improvement
ment of their daughter, Cassan- Concepts, Inc.
dra Dianne Goodman, to Stephen Her flanc6 graduated from
Norman Leach, both of Tallahas-, Florida High School and the nurs-
see. Stephen is the son of Dr. and' ing program at Lively Vocational-
Mrs. Steve Leach. Technical School. He is employed
"Sandy" is the granddaughter by Tallahassee Memorial Regional
of Faye Goodman and the late J. Medical Center.
M. Goodman, Jr., of White City,t The wedding is planned for
Movaline Hill of Tallahassee, and November 20 at St. Paul's United
the late Jack Tindall of Birming- Methodist Church. All friends
ham, Alabama. and relatives are invited to at-
The bride-to-be is a .1992 tend.
Hwy. 98 West Highland View Phone 227-7241
She's sweet, she's kind,
But she's no longer 29!
We Love You
CHILDRENWS HEALTH FORUM
Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D.
Recent studies have shown there is an increase in respiratory
problems among those who do not smoke, but who are exposed to'
the smoke generated by others. These complaints vary from allergic
type symptoms like a running nose or burning sensation in the eyes
, to coughing and wheezing to lung cancer.
", Parents, who try very hard in other areas to love and protect
their children, do not think to carry this concern over to protecting
their own health and -that of their, children by avoiding smoke.
Some parents who have initiated a no-smoking policy in the house
; also do not think to extend this to the car. Probably smoke concen-
tration is the automobile is more intense and prolonged than it
would be in the house. Avoidance in both areas is essential.
*, Ear infections are another area where I believe smoke exposure
plays a large role. If your child is having a lot of ear infections,
k check to see he is not being exposed to a lot of smoke. Some par-
'ents who do not smoke have a babysitter who smokes. Some par-
ents who do not smoke have grandparents who smoke. These can
be sources of smoke exposure not readily recognized.
A safety check of your child's environment should include
, checking for exposure to smoke.
Wewa Sr. Citizens Having Fish Fry
The Wewahitchka Senior Citi- September 24th from 11 a.m. to 1
zens will be holding a fish fry on p.m. They will be serving fried
mullet, baked beans, cole slaw,
n92, heyboth were born & hushpuppies. Iced tea, and des-
1othh tev rguesse' osert. The price is $3.50 per din-
iN 'do nte aevereguse ner. All proceeds will be used to
'In eteein 9Hundredand47fow mucrh pay for meals and services provid-
they'dbothbehblessed. ed to the elderly. Delivery will be
7ieyi came together theirSr. year available to local businesses.
n 1945 Please call 639-9910 to place an
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SDAY, SEPT. 23, 1993 PAGE 5A
:Cape Cafe New Hours
OPEN Thursday & Friday
11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. ,
Parents of 1994 graduates of
Port St. Joe High School are gear-
ing up for the annual Project
Graduation. At the Sept. 20 meet-
ing Shelly Oliver was elected
Chairman, Jimmy Cox Vice-
Chairman; 'Susan Wilder Secre-
tary and Cathy Molt Treasurer.
The club is currently conducting
a fund raiser with .$100 worth of
groceries to be given away at the
football game Friday evening.
Another fund-raiser is being
planned during the next few
weeks and a meeting will be held
Monday, Sept. 20, at 7:00 in the
high school library. Senior par-
ents are encouraged to attend the
meetings. There are numerous
committees being organized to
plan the many facets of providing
an all-night party for graduates.
Each parent is urged to partici-
pate in some capacity. Your help
is both solicited and needed. Plan
on attending Monday evening.
Storytime at Library
Storytime for pre-school chil-
dren has started, at the Gulf
County Public Library in Port St.
Joe for the fall season. Stories
will be told on Tuesdays at 1:30
In the Multi-Purpose room of the
library. Storytime is free, and
mothers are encouraged to stay if
they wish. Dee Edwards will con-
duct the program.
Shower Honors Bride-Elect
A bridal shower for Pamela
SBowen was held at the lovely
home of Nance Howze on Satur-
day, September 19. Pictured are
qieje hostesses, bride-elect, and
mother of the bride: (L-R) Dawne
Ford, Virginia Smith. Susie Pip-
pin, Nancy Howze, Pamela Bow-
en, Sherrie Bowen. and Cheryl
Pamela will become the bride
of Benny Lopez on Saturday, Sep-
tember 25, at 11:00 a.m. at St.
Joseph's Catholic Church.
.Ait tcir. ma aer_ r-
Port St Joe fr.-Sr. High.
'They've been great parents &
Grandparents, too, of this we can attest;
'They both are special as can be,
hgosh, they're just the best.
So that is why,
In tfus September of 1993,
'We wish you love, dear fom & 'Dad, and
'Happy 46th Anniversary
Sean Allen Pridgeon
It's A Boy!
Sean Allen Pridgeon was born
on September 1 at 8:48 p.m. He
weighed 6 lbs., 10 3/4 oz., and
was 20 inches long.
Sean Allen's parents are Da-
vid and Martha Pridgeon of St.
Joe-rBeach, and grandparents are
Clara Miller and Jiggs Pridgeon. .
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It's A Boy... ANDA Girl!
MaryJean Elizabeth Lhotan mary Lhotan.
and. Richard Bryant Lhotan II
were born on August' 20 at RFD Proud grandparents are Rob-
Hospital in Dallas. Texas. Mary- -: ert and Jean Fallski of Port St.
Jean weighed 6 lbs., I oz., and .- 'Joe; Dorothy Lhotan of Dallas,
Richard weighed 8 lbs., 1 oz. es: and Jim and Alice Lhotan
Tlbfe parents are Rick and Rose- 1 e -ell, Texas.
It's A Boy!
William and Wendy Roberson
are proud to announce the birth
of their son, Jered William Rober-
son. He was born June 17 at Bay
Medical Hospital, weighing 9 Ibs.,
3 oz. and was 21 1/2 Inches long.
Grandparents are Charlene
and Michael Long of Wellborn,
Jerry and Jane Wynn of Chatta-
hoochee, and Rena Wynn of
Great grandparents are
James Roberson of Palatka, Ed
and Marie Wynn of Port St. Joe,
and Martha Buckloh of Valdosta,
Jered William Roberson
- Jamie Jordan:Heath
It's A Girl!
James and Amy Heath are
proud to announce the birth of
their daughter. Jamle Jordan
Heath. She was born on August
29 at Gulf Coast Hospital, weigh-
ing 8 lbs.. 8 oz.. and was 20 1/2
SGrandparents are Raymond
and Betty Heath of Port St. Joe,
Jerry and Jane Wynn of Chatta-
hoochee, and Rena Wynn of
Great-grandparents are Ed
and Marie Wynn of Port St. Joe,
Martha Buckloh of Valdosta,
Georgia, and Mae Dees of Port St.
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Time Stands Still in Gulf
U that Gulf County is very impor-
tant as a sea turtle nesting area,
S, Local interest in recording
'*'d protecting these real-life pre-
Jurassic relics has made an Im-
pressive difference. -Recognizing
that truth is stranger than fic-
tion, Port St. Joe honors the hard
work and dedication of those who
are toiling to assure that the ma-
rine turtles will continue to visit
us for the next two million years..
BY CAROL ROLLICK
Billie Jean Tuten and her as-
sistant Cathie Carroll kneel on
the sand, midwives, of a sort, for
the lively little turtles erupting
from their nest. Like popcorn,
these tiny kernels of life burst
from their two-foot deep hole
,-above the high tide line. Driven
by an instinct older than the di-
nosaurs of the Jurassic age, up
to one hundred newly-hatched
loggerhead turtles scramble for
the water's edge. Virtually un-
changed in two million years, the
turtle's headlong rush to the sea
marks the beginning of a cycle of
life that could span more than
half a century. Providing they es-
cape a myriad of predators, we
can expect to see these same tur-
tles return to our beaches in
eight to ten years to lay eggs and
begin again this ancient ritual.
'A dedicated cadre of local citi-
zens, affectionately known as
'The Turtle Patrol," are struggling
to preserve the yearly happening.
Under the auspices of Herman
Jones, his wife Pam, and assisted
by Patsy Johnson, a list of volun-
teers too long to pay tribute to
dedicate their spare time logging
and protection the sea turtle
nests. Until three years ago, tur-
tle monitoring was a more ran-
dom event. Left unnoticed, count-
less sea turtle nests each year
were subject to the scavenging of
coyote, fox, raccoons, and ghost
crabs. Yes, and even humans. An
endangered species, the sea tur-
tle is now protected. For man, it
is unlawful to disturb turtle
nests; for the predators in nature,
it is getting harder every day.
Exclusive of the State Park,
106 nests have been officially re-
corded on the coastal reach of
Gulf county this year. For months
these nests have had constant at-
tention-thanks to the dedication
of the Turtle Patrol. Additionally,
eighty-eight nests have been
counted at the St. Joseph Penin-
sula State Park. According to
Ranger Joseph Mitchell, about
twenty-six of these nests were de-
voured by coyotes.
Once spotted, the nests are
verified for eggs, marked, covered
PUBLIC NOTICE CHANGE
Public hearing for hand
use change adoption sched-
uled for Tuesday, 9/28/93,
at 6:00 p.m. has been
changed to Monday,.9Ji27/
03, at 5:05 p.m.. in the
/s/ Nathan Peters, Jr.
with wire mesh to discourage the
predators, and surrounded by
stakes with red or yellow 'crime
scene' tape donated ito the cause.
This work often requires late
night hours, rushing to stay
ahead of the sly predators. By Au-
gust, the work becomes even
more grueling. Members of the
Turtle Patrol guard the beaches.
the nights the baby turtles are to
emerge, ,available to prevent the
little creatures from making a
wrong turn on their way to the
sea. Fighting fatigue and mosqui-
toes, the volunteers wait patiently
until one, then many hatchlings
begin their dash to the water's
Loggerhead turtles, officially
named Caretta caretta, are the
most common turtles on our
beaches, although there are re-
ports of green and leatherback
turtle nests. Loggerhead individu-
als weighing 300 lbs. are consid-
ered large, but specimens reach-
ing 1000 lbs. and 7 feet long are
recorded. Sea turtles are expert
swimmers with the unusual abili-
ty to excrete salt through the
glands around their eyes. They
feed on seaweed, mollusks, and
crustaceans. Their food is not
chewed, but bitten of with the
sharp, cutting beak and swal-
lowed. It is this fact that causes
the loggerhead to be at risk of
strangulation from plastic debris,
which they mistake for jellyfish.
All turtles lay eggs and de-
posit them on land. Egg incuba-
tion for the loggerhead is roughly
sixty days, although the Turtle
Patrol reports that the extreme
heat this summer has cut the
gestation time to about 54 days.
Heat is a factor both in the gesta-
tion time and in the sex determi-
nation of the turtle. Eggs laid in
the higher, warmer reaches of the
dunes produce more females,
while eggs hatched from .cooler
Heat is a factor both in the gesta-
tion time and In the sex determi-
nation of the turtle. Eggs laid in
the higher, warmer reaches of the
dunes produce more females,
while eggs hatched from cooler
nests closer to the shore produce
more males. Marine turtles lay
the largest eggs of all turtle spe-
cies. Leathery and tough, the
eggs can be up to 2.5 inches in
diameter. Over the years, turtles
have been heavily sought after by
man. Turtles and theireggs have
been hunted as a food source.
Like so many of our endangered
species, -the-" intense pressure
from humans and the loss of hab-
itat has put this creature in grave
Jack Cox, a wildlife manage;
ment specialist on special assign-
ment to the area, gives a big pat
oh the back to Herman and Pam
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Pvt. Tappan R. Gandy has left
for boot camp in the United
States Army on Tuesday, August
17. Those wishing to write him
can do so at:
Pvt. Gandy, Tappan R.
C.O.B., 3/32 INF
P.O. Box 55650
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Gandy, being in boot camp,
can receive only photos and let-
ters, no packages.
Card of Thanks
I would like to express, my
deepest appreciation to the many
wonderful people and organiza-
tions in our community who
helped me in the care during the
last days of life of Robert L.
"Pops" Shields. Thanks to Dr.
Owen Oksarnen; his wife, Barba-
ra; and staff who were always
there for Pops and me...to the
staff at Gulf Pines Hospital who
went beyond the call of duty to
ensure Pop's peace and comfort
during the worst of times. Special
thanks to Senior Citizens for vis-
iting Pops while he was still at
home. Special thanks to all staff
at Marquis Home Health for love
Thanks to Tim at Gilmore Fu-
neral Home for making this most
difficult time easier.
A most special thanks from
Pops and me to Rev. Charles
Parker, who gave comfort and
hope; and to Mexico Beach First
United Methodist Church, who
helped so much.
Thanks to all of Pops' friends
Council to Meet
The District Advisory Council
for the Gulf County Schools will
meet Monday, September 27, at
5:30 p.m. EDT in the conference
room of the Gulf County Library.
Tim Nelson, 92-93 chairman is
announcing the initial meeting for
organizational planning and gen-
eral discussion. All 93-94 mem-
bers as well as the public are Ip-
vited to attend. '
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- Ruth Freeman, 80, of Port St.
Joe, passed away Monday morn-
Ing, September 20, at Bay Medi-
cal Center, following an extended
Illness. She was a native of
Youngstown and had been a resi-
dent here for the past 53 years.
She was preceded in death by her
son, Moulton Lamar Freeman.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Moulton Freeman of Port
St. Joe; her daughter-in-law,
Zackie Sobel of Tampa; two
granddaughters, Rebecca Senese
nd Barbara Luckett, both of
Downers Grove, Illinois; and four
kreat-grandchildren, Dominic Se-
DR. STEPHEN GROSS
A bunion can occur in
youngsters as well as adults.
This is an enlargement of the
big toe joint which creates a
large bump on the side of the
toe. The enlarged joint turns
the big toe progressively to-
ward the other toes, crowd-
ing them. Aside from its ab-
normal appearance, a bunion
can be painful, making walk-
ing difficult, and if it pro-
gresses can cause further de-
Juvenile bunions usually
become a noticeable problem
between ages 11 and 14,
more so among girls than
boys. Often, but not always,
heredity underlies the foot
conditions that create a bun-
ion. Shoe modifications and
other methods may tempo-
rarily relieve bunion symp-
-fbtn, ;-btt surgery I lthe'honly
-way to correct the bunion
and associated foot condi-
Bunion surgery is one of
the most frequent podiatric
procedures. The timing varies
for juvenile bunions; sooner
if the condition is progress-
ing, later if it is not
Presented as a service
to the community by
Dr. Stephen Gross
nese, Sara Senese, Daniel Luck-
ett, and Bonnie Luckett.
The funeral service was held
Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. EDT at
the Oak Grove Assembly of God
Church, conducted by the Rev.
David Fernandez. Interment fol-
lowed in the family plot, Holly Hill
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
James Hinson, 72, of Port St.
Joe, passed away Friday night,
September 17, in Apalachicola
Health Care Center. He was a life-
long resident of Port St. Joe and
had worked as a logger.
Survivors include two nieces,
Selma Welch of Port St. Joe and
Rosella Sims of Georgia; two
nephews, Dennis Welch and Tom-
my Welch, both of Port St. Joe.
The visitation was Monday at
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. The
funeral was held Tuesday grave-
side at Forest Hill Cemetery, con-
ducted by the Rev. Luther Baker.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
Lamar Duncan, 61, of Birm-
ingham, Alabama, passed away
at his home on Friday, September
17, following an extended illness.
He was the owner of The Laundry
Room in Port St. Joe.
Survivors include his wife,
Sybil, four children, and two
grandchildren. A memorial ser-
vice was held Sunday afternoon,
September 19, in Birmingham.
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Lester Byrous Gortman, 59,
of Wewahitchka, passed away
Sunday afternoon at his home fol-
lowing a long illness. A native of
Andalusia, Alabama, he had been
a resident of Wewahitchka for
over 50 years and attended Glad
Tidings Assembly of God Church.
He was previously employed by
St. Joe Container Co. for 27
years, and he was currently em-
ployed for the last several years
at AmeriGas Co. in Wewahitchka.
He was an avid outdoorsman,
and loved to hunt and fish with
his friends throughout the state,
especially in the Tampa area. He
was preceded in death by his fa-
ther, Lester Gortman, and his
brothers, Douglas Gortman and
Survivors include his wife,
Jencie Weiler Gortman of Wewa-
hitchka; his children, Debra Elliot
of Apalachicola, Diane Gortman
of Panama City, and Lester Gort-
man, and Pamela Baxley of We-
wahitchka; his stepchildren, Jack
Weiler and Mike Weiler of Tampa,
Jim Weller of Washington, D. C.,
Judy Weiler of San Francisco,
John Feltrop, Tommy Wood,
Chris Wood, and Rusty Wood, all
of Wewahitchka; his mother, Ver-
na Gortman of Wewahitchka;
three nephews, and two nieces.
The funeral was held at 10:00
a.m. Wednesday at the Glad Tid-
ing Assembly of God Church,
conducted by the Rev. Neal Mill-
er, assisted by the Rev. Charles
Pettis. Interment followed in the
family plot, Roberts Cemetery.
Those that wish may make
contributions to the Byrous Gort-
man Fund at the Wewahitchka
State Bank, or to the American
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home, Wewahitchka Branch
Virginia M. Talley, 79, a resi-
dent of Bogalusa, Louisiana,
passed away September 3 in St.
Tammany Parish Hospital, Cov-
Mrs. Talley was a former resi-
dent of Port St. Joe with her hus-
band, Fennon, who worked with
the St. Joe Paper Company for 33
Survivors include her hus-
band, Fennon Talley; two broth-
ers, Herbert N. Mizell, Jr., and
Joseph P. Mizell, both of Panama
C1tu.' innrl& hnt w rro'atrlddaughterhst,' .,
Vicki Lynn Fuller of Bogalusa,
Louisiana, and Lisa Pennebaker
of Slidell, Louisiana.
Funeral services were held on
September 5, with the Rev. Ver-
non Fairley officiating. Interment
was in Hillview Memorial Gar-
Lillie B. "Jannile" Sturgill, 41,
of Port St. Joe, passed away
Wednesday, September 15, at
Port St. Joe. She was reared in
Holmes County and had been a
resident of Port St. Joe for the
past two years.
Survivors include her daugh-
ter, Sandra Thomas of Caryville;
one grandchild; four brothers,
Ralph Pate, Jerry Pate, Bill Pate,
and Charles Pate, all of Caryville;
two sisters, Hazel Gllley of Boni-
fay and. Becky Sims of Caryville;
and her companion, Richard
"Butch" Grzegorczyk of Port St.
I Cremation is scheduled. A
memorial service was held Satur-
day, September 18, in Caryville.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
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September 25-26 from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. each day.
Students will receive instruc-
tion in a variety of outdoor and
hunter-related topics during the
16-hour course and participate in
range session following the
course. Hunter education train-
ing is now mandatory for all
youth born on or after June 1,
1975 who hunt in Florida.
Many Florida youth hunt in
Alabama as well. Their new hunt-
er education law takes effect Au-
Tinnie D. Julius
Tinnie D. Julius, a 1989
graduate of Port St. Joe High
School, has completed her curric-
ulum at Concorde Career Insti-
tute College of Tampa on Septem-
ber 16 as a Medical Assistant.
Her plans are to continue in the
I TInnie is the daughter of Ed-
die and Diana Julius of Port St.
Mature, responsible individual with relia-
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ages 10 & 9 months, in my home. Eve-
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August 1, 1977 and who are 16
years of age or older, to show
they've successfully completed a
course when purchasing a hunt-
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cepted nationwide where hunter
education is required.
Persons interested in attend-
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asked to call the Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission's Region-
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THE STAR. PORTST.JFL TH* ''mAV. SEPT. 23,1993
Some crucial penalties inside
the 10-yard line cost the Gators a
hard fought game with Greensbo-
ro last Friday night, losing a close
13-9 game. This leaves the Gators
winless so far in the season.
The game was almost a re-
play of last week's contest with
Bronson, when the Gators played
their hearts out, only to drop the
lead in the second half.
There was no scoring in the
first stanza of the game, with
both teams sparring for an open-
ing. Finally, in the second quar-
ter, things started to happen. Al-
len Roberts broke loose on a 28-
yard scoring jaunt to put the first
score of the evening on the board.
Earnest Myers' kick for the extra
point was good and the Gators
had a 7-0 lead.
The Gator lead held up until
23 seconds before the half-time
intermission. With the clock run-
ning down, Gilcreese dropped
back to pass, but finding his re-
"Big Play Makeih
Willie Smith, a 1991 graduate
of Port St. Joe High School, will
be returning to the linebacker
corp of Bethune-Cookman Col-
lege in Daytona Beach this year
with additional strength and a
year of experience. Before the
season his coaches predicted he
would be a "Big Play" maker and
he has already begun proving
In the first two games of the
season for the Wildcats Smith'
leads his team in total tackles
and has caused two fumbles and
recovered two fumbles.
Smith, a criminal justice
major! is the son of Willie Smith
of Panama City and Rebecca Pace
of Port St. Joe.
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ceivers covered, started to scram-
ble. He scrambled the entire 40
yard distance to the goal line to
score. McMillan kicked the extra
point and the two teams went
into their locker rooms with a 7-7
McMillan put Greensboro on
the scoreboard a second time in
the third period, to take a 6-point
lead, as he plunged over the goal
line from two yards out. The kick
for the extra point failed, but
Greensboro was. in the lead to
Later in the third period, the
Gators' hopes were boosted as
Tranum McLemore tackled a
Greensboro runner in the end
zone for a 2-point safety. But,
those penalties inside the 10 were
to haunt the Gators the remain-
der of the game, costing them a
Andy Clayton 'had his best
night of the year, offensively, for
the Gators. 'Clayton lugged" the
football for 18 carries, picking up
108 yards in the process. Allen
Roberts carried seven times for
44 yards, including a touchdown.
David Hysmith was 19 for 6.
Tranum McLemore put 13
passes into the air, completing
five. Jeremy Pridgeon caught twp
of them for 10 yards. Andy Clay-
ton caught only one but it was
good for 50 long ones. Melvin
Jones was 1 for 15 and Billy Arm-
strong was 1 for 25.
The Gators had 271 yards in
offense while Greensboro had
only 165, all on the ground.
The Gators will host the
Sneads Pirates in the second
home game in a row with a spot
in the District standings at stake.
Game time is 7:30 CDT.
Score by Quarters:
Greensboro 0 7 6 0-13
Free CPR Demo
The Gulf County Public Li-
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ing an American Red Cross Non-
Certification Demonstration of
Adult CPR on Thursday, Septem-
ber 30, at 5:30 p.m. This demon-
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13-9 InDistrict Game
In a game delayed an hour by
a lightning storm, the Sharks
were slightly subdued in their
performance against the Bonifay
Blue Devils last Friday night. The
team couldn't seem to work up
the intensity it did against Chi-
pley the week prior, but they still
defeated the Blue Devils, for their
second win of the season.
Eric Monteiro made the dif-
ference, as he drilled a mighty
field goal effort far across the goal
line from 28 yards out to put the
Sharks ahead 10-7, in what was
an otherwise even contest.
SHARKS SCORE FIRST
The Sharks appeared as if
they were going to make a rout of
the game, taking the opening
kick-off 64 yards on six plays in
the opening seconds of the game
for the first TD of the evening.
Antwione Allen, the Shark work-
horse on the ground all night,
took the first play up the middle
for five yards. Mike Thomas
hauled in a Bryan Butts pass .for
15 yards. Another pass for 19
yards to Desmond Baxter put the
Sharks on the Bonifay 30. Allen
picked his way for another 11
yards, then snagged a Butts' pass
for the TD on the next play from
Monteiro kicked the extra
point, to put his team in the lead,
fThe game see-sawed back
and forth for the remainder of the
quarter and up to 4:30 in the sec-
ond stanza before Bonifay quar-
terback Trey Howell nailed Tony
Staten with a 15-yard strike to
even the score for Bonifay.
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Tomorrow night, the Sharks
will try to pad their record
against Chattahoochee, in Shark
Stadium, in a game beginning
[barring any lightning storms] at
Score by Quarters:
Bonifay 0 7 0 0- 7
St. Joe 7 0 0 3-10
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PULL GAME OUT
Both teams high-lighted their
defense for the remainder of the
first half and all through the third
period before the tempo was
stepped up as the contest was
drawing to a close on a 7-7 tie. A
couple of times during this peri-
od, the Devils had the Sharks
starting from their own one-foot
line, but they couldn't overcome
the stout Shark line for an advan-
Finally, when the Sharks
took over the ball about a third of
the way through the last period,
the team began to move. It also
began to collect penalties. Joe
Price intercepted a Howell pass
on the Shark 48 and rambled
back to the Blue Devil 17 before
he was brought down and a
Shark called for an illegal block.
This play brought the play back
to mid-field, with a first down,
Sharks. An illegal shift cost the
and 15 on the Bonifay 45. Jed
Taylor intercepted a Butts pass,
and the Blue Devils were in busi-
ness on the Shark 42. But the
very next play had Jamaail Fenn
picking off another Howell pass to
get the ball back for the Sharks
on the Blue Devil 39.
Josh Colbert hauled in a pass
which covered 17 of those 39
yards. Ninamdi Frazier bulled his
way for 11 more. Then Butts was
caught for a three yard loss, Bax-
ter picked up three yards on the
ground, a dropped pass and Mon-
teiro was called on to do his thing
from 28 yards out.
He did! The Sharks won by a
boots the winning
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Shark, 100 Club Needs YOU!
The Shark 100 Club member-
ship drive is under full swing
with over 50 members already
signed up with their $100 contri-
bution. All proceeds derived from
the membership is used to pro-
mpte the overall athletic program
at Port St. Joe High School.
Shark 100 Clui members will
receive a hat, purple and gold
umbrella and reserved parking at
all home football games. Join the
100 Club today and wear your
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for Port St. Joe High School ath-
Contact Ralph Roberson,
club president, and 'Willie Ram-
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Any member who has not
received his parking decal may
stop by The Star and pick it up.
Any denture wearer worries
about going in public without them
due to damage or loss. This isun-
derstandable-but preventable. If
you wear dentures and care about
your ability to eat or appearance in
public, it makes a lot of sense to al-
ways have a spare set handy just in
case your number one set breaks
or is damaged (or lost in the lake or
ocean while swimming) Your den-
tist can have an exact duplicate of
your present denture made in a
short amount of time and at a very
reasonable cost. (Probably for less
than half of what your original set
You can take it with you when
you travel (just like it makes sense
to carry an extra pair of glasses)
and carry it conveniently in a small
container in your attache case,
pocketbook, or keep it wherever
your imagination dictates. It will
also come in handy if your original
denture needs repair.
Just think about this: If you
have a spare denture, you might
not miss a dinner with your dentist.
That's a reward-especially if your
dentist is paying for dinner.
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FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.
The Gulf County Courthouse will be closed
Wednesday, September 29, 1993, from 12:00 p.m.,
EDT, to 1:00 p.m., EDT.
/s/Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
Publish: September 23, 1993.
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.
TO THE RESCUE
Josh Colbert holds the ball as Eric Monteiro
field goal in the last minutes of Friday's game.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPT. 23. 1993 PAGE 1B
St. Joe Rated #5 In State
Last Saturday the boys cross
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
File Number 93-57
IN RE: ESTATE OF
NATHAN PETERS. SR.
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS INTEREST IN THE ESTATE:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED, that the ad-
ministration of the estate of NATHAN PETERS.
SR. deceased, file number 93-57 Is pendIng in the
Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which Is GULF COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The
name and address of the Personal Representative's
attorney are as set forth below.
All persons having claims or demands
against the estate are required WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file with the Clerk
of the above Court, a written statement of any
claim or demand they may have. Each claim must
be in writing and must indicate the basis of the
claim, the name and address of the creditor or his
agent or attorney, and the amount claimed. If the
l Is not yet due, the date when it will become
due shall be stated. If the claim is contingent or
unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall
be stated. If the claim is secured, the security shall
be described. The claimant shall deliver sufcient
copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable the clerk
to mail one copy to each Personal Representative.
S All persons interested in the estate to whom
acop of this Notice of Administration has been
mail are required WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objections they may
have that challenge the validity of the decedent's
will, the qualifications of the Personal Representa-
tive, or the venue or jurisdiction of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED
SWILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
DATE of the first publication of this Notice of
Administration is September 16. 1993.
MARY M. PETERS,
Personal Representative of the
Estate 9f Nathan Peters, Sr., deceased
Attorney for Personal Representative
Thomas S. Gibson
303 Fourth Street
P.O. Box 39
Port St. Joe, 2 FL 32456
Publish: September 16. 23, 1993.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC BEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board
of County Commissioners of Gulf County, Florida.
will hold a special hearing at a special meeting
September 28, 1993, said public hearing to begin
at 6:00 p.m. EDT. in the Commissioners' Meeting
Room at the Gulf County Courthouse Complex,
Port St. Joe, Florida.
The purpose of this hearing will be the adop-
tion of land use change from residential to mixed
residential/commercial of the following described
Commence at the NE corner of the SW 1/4
of the NW 1/4 of Section 5. TSS, R11W;
thence south along the East Line of said
SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, 500' to the Point of Be-
ginning, thence West, at an angle of 91*20'
to the left. 433.2 45'; thence West. at an
angle to the left, 280'; thence East. at an
angle of 88*40' to the left, 435.46' to the
West R/W line of the Intracoastal Canal;
thence Northeasterly, at an angle of
51*03'48" to the left, along said R/W left,
along said R/W line. 555 55' to a Point
which Is.East of the Point of Beglrtinrng
thence West, at an angle of 9657T30 to
the left. 155.09' to the Point of Beglrning.
containing 9.587 acres.
The Commissioners welcome comments of
any and all interested parties regarding the adop-
tion of land use change, the process of which was
initiated by the County Commission at their Sep-
tember 14, 1993. meeting.
DATED this the 15th day of September. 1993.
BOARD OF COUNrY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
V Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
/Is/Benny C. Lister, Clerk
Publish: September 23, 1993
NOTICE TO RECEIVE rBID
The Gulf County Sheriffs Office is now ad-
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hides that meet police package specifications.
The Gulf County Sheriffs Office is also ad-
vertising for bids for two mobile radios, and two
hand-held radios with chargers and accessories
Please contact Chief Deputr Jack Davila at the
GulfCounty Sheriff's Office for all specltcarions on
said items at (904) 227-1115.
The Gulf County Sherifls Office will receive
bids until 5:00 p.m.; October 7. 1993. The Gull"
County Sheriffs Office reserves the right to accept
or reject any or all bids.
Publish: September23, 30. 1993.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINAlCE
j .The Gulf County Board of County Coinnmls-
sioner proposes to adopt an ordinance proposing
animal control for Gulf County as follows:
An ordinance relating to the regulation, -
censing, vaccination on ofinement, and
disposal of cats and dogs in Gulf County
areas, providing definitions, citations, and
penalties for,violations; and providing an
An ordinance establishing the Gulf County
Animal Control Authority, the terms of the
members, and method of appointment and
replacement and providing an effective
Notice is hereby given of the intent to hold
an initial public hearing for. comments regarding
i this ordinance on October 12. 1993, at the regular
meeting starting at 6p.m. and notice Is hereby giv-
i en of the intent to adopt this ordinance at the pub-
lihearing on the same at the regular meeting of
i the Gulf County Commission at the County Com-
mission Meeting Room of the Gulf County Court-
house complex, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe,
Florida, on October 12. 1993, at 6 p.m. EDT.
S All interested parties are invited to present
Their comments at the public hearing at the time
and place set out above
Nathan Peters, Jr.
Board of County Commissioners
Clerk of Circuit Court
iPublish: September.23, 30, 1993.
Brown Park in Tallahassee.
Lincoln won the competition
with 51 points, Quincy-Shanks
placed second-107, Marianna
placed third-107, North Florida
Christian fourth-111, Port St. Joe
fifth-124, Bay sixth-149, Ruther-
ford seventh-178, Wewahitchka
eighth-219, Mosley ninth-262,
Godby tenth-312, Wakulla elev-
enth-406, and Rickards twelfth-
427. Maclay fielded only four run-
ners and failed to score as a
Bergen Bloomguist of Maclay
placed first among the 99 run-
ners with a time of 16:39 for the
three mile course. Jason Recio of
Lincoln placed second (16:50),
Jerry Lewis of Marianna placed
third (17:05), Lee Duren of Port
St. Joe placed fourth (17:27), and
Ronnie Bond of North Florida
Christian placed fifth (17:28).
Other runners who competed
in the meet for the Purple Pack
were: Robbie Dixson-22nd
(18:54), Pat Sonneberg-25th
(19:06), Steve Ailes-34th (19:50),
Matt Dixon 29th (20:16), Chad
Thompson-51st (21:06), Andy
Smith-55th (21:22), Lance Han-
son-56th (21:24), John Cullen-
60th (21:34), and Eric Sellers-
Their goal for the meet was to
place among the top two teams
and also defend all of the district
opponents. St. Joe placed fifth
and North Florida Christian
placed just ahead of up in fourth.
Two of St. Joe's top four runners
Kenny Daves and Nick Seazy
Were unable to participate in the
Each week an outstanding
runner of the week is named. The
winner from week I was Lee Dur-
en. This week, Robbie Dixon was
named the outstanding runner of
the week. Robbie established a
new 8th grade class record with a
personal best time of 18:54. A
special thank to Jolly Roger's who
donates a 12" pizza each week to
the outstanding runner.
This week St. Joe will com-
pete in the FSU Invitational at
Seminole Golf Course. Over 250
runners from 40 schools are
scheduled to compete. Below is
the State AA Cross Country rank-
ings for this week.
1. Pensacola Catholic
Lee Duren crosses the
marks his time.
2. Miami Ransom Ever-
3. West Palm Beach
4. St. Petersburg Admi-
5. Port St. Joe
6. Lakeland Christian
8. Boca Raton Pope John
9. West Palm Beach Benja-
10. Monteverde Academy
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News from Gulf Coast College ...
Graduation exercises for
GCCC's Correctional Officer Basic
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.' Mr. Jones' sixth graders
lunched and then hit the beaches
from Gobbler's Knob to St. Joe
Beach-TRASH-gobs of it!
The students enjoyed swim-
Sming and the snacks that Mrs.
Wells had made especially for
them; Those who went were: An-
thony Crocker; Eddie Burrows,
Trinidad Taylor' Buddy Powell,
and Jake Lewis. Coach Eells
chaperoned, Thanks, class!
Sixth Grade Spotlight
The Sixth'' Grade Spotlight
this week falls on Megan John-
1 son, Kevin Conoley, and Ricky
Becky Weston, Chapter I
teacher, has been enjoying her
new hobby-her horses!
Mrs. Weston recently rode
T.J. competitively in the horse
show In Wewahltchka,' bringing,
home five ribbons and the high
Point trophy n her division.
Two bottles have been
found-both at Destinl Mrs. Col-
bert's fifth grade had their bottles
with notes in them in both Eng-
lish and Spanish set out in the
water currents that could take
them anywhere along the Gulf
Every year they study water
currents and release bottles. con-
gratulations to Jason Peak and
Last Thursday and Friday,
Gulf County Chapter I teachers
attended a 2-day initial training
session designed to provide an in-
troduction to and hands on prac-
tice necessary to successfully im-
plement a new Macintosh-based
technology program. The Apple
Early Language Connections were
recently purchased at all three
- elementary schools in the county.
- It is a total language arts curricu-
lum for Chapter I first and second
Teachers participating In the
computer training system were
Sue Abreu of WES, Lois Byrd of
PSJES, Becky Weston of HVE,
and Kathy Arnold, Parent Involve-
Congratulations to the new
PTO officers for the coming year:
Traci Gaddis, President; Bev-
erly Crocker, Vice President; Ca-
thy Carrol, Secretary; and Gall
All room mothers, officers,
and interested Halloween carnival
volunteers are asked to meet at
7:00 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sep-
tember 23, at the school.
Standards Class #42 were held
on Thursday, September 9, at the
Apalachicola High School.
Presiding was Steven
Brumm, Assistant Director for
Corrections, Criminal Justice
Training Academy. The Honorable
Van Russell, Franklin County
Judge, was the speaker.
Patricia C. Lichardello re-
ceived the Charles H. Abbott
Award for Academic Excellence
and Joseph H. Page received the
Top Gun Award. The Top Gun
Award is given to the students)
; with. the highest shooting aver-
Graduating were: John W. Al-
len, Jr.; Jennifer J. Amison; Tim-
othy W. Banks; Erika R. Bartley;
Lori J. Burke; Ronald L. Carter;
Colan Collins; Randall D. Cook;
Trina M. Cummings; Ruth A.
Hysmith; Lovie R. Jones; Patricia
C. Lichardello; Ricky J. Lintz; Jo-
seph H. Page; Jonnathan Riley;
Carlton L. Whaley; Grady E.
Whitfleld, Jr.; Eary T. Worthy;
and Harry Young.
College Placement Test
GCCC will administer the col-
lege placement test series at the
times and dates listed below. Stu-
dents are required to registerifor
the series and there is no, fee.
Each student will need to provide
picture identification before tak-
ing the tests. Tests will be given
in the Student Union East, Room
October-8th, 1 p.m.; 14th,
9 a.m. (TAFB); 19th, 9 a.m.; ,20th,
November-8th, 1 p.m.;
10th, 6,p.m.; 11th, 9 a.m. (TAFB);
16th, 9 a.m.
December-1st, 9 a.m.; 8th,
6 p.m.; 9th, 9 a.m. (TAFB); 15th,
January-13th, 9 a.m.
(TAFB); 19th, 1 p.m.; 25th, 9a.m.
Students taking placement
tests at GCCC need to call (904)
769-1551, ext. 4857 or 2899 to
register. Persons with disabilities
who may require testing accom-
modations are requested to con-
tact the office of Disabled Student
Services for assistance at 872-
3834 or 769-1551, ext. 4860.
Students taking the test at
Tyndall AFB need to call 283-
4332 to sign up.
The time has come to reas-
sess the role of the older worker
in the labor force. Wise employers
are realizing that these individu-
als can no longer be regarded as
Recently, the Florida Panhan-
dle Private Industry Council, ad-
ministering federal Job Training
partnership Act (JTPA) funds,
was awarded a grant from the
Florida Department of Elder Af-
fairs to spearhead an Older Work-
ers Program. The PIC works with
prospective employers to effective-
ly integrate older workers into the
Increasing numbers of senior
citizens are finding that continu-
ing in the work force is an eco-
nomic necessity. Rising expenses
and inflation have made retiring
comfortably on social ,security
and a pension less of a reality.
Contrary to myth, research' indi-
cates that older workers typi ally
have remarkably stable work eth-
ics, take pride in their work, ,and
have learned not to take 'rany
things for granted. These qualil-
ties are not only reflected in the
productivity of the more expert *
enced worker, but also in the;In,'
dividuals; characteristic reliability
and conscientious work habit.,
Research also' shows 'that
workers who are 55 years of 'age
and older, actually have lower
records of absenteeism than most
other age groups.
Older workers previously but
of the work force may need to< up-
date their, skills. Employment
]Left to right] JTPA Employ-
Manager of 4dult Programs
Randi Turpin 'and JTPA Em-
ployment Counselor Lisa Clark
are overseeing JTPA's Older
training programs, such as those
offered by JTPA, help senior citi-
zens prepare for the work force
and employers train them in a
cost efficient manner.
If you are interested in addi-
tional information concerning
this cost free program, call Billie
Hudson at (904) .769-3321 for
Bay. Gulf, and Franklin Counties,
or callLisa Clark at (904) 482-
9500 for Jackson, Washington,
Holmes, Calhoun, and Liberty
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Thanks to Mr. Stryker, band
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to play the fight song and alma
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up the good work.
If you would like to own your
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mugs have a lid, hold hot and
cold beverages and are dish
'washer safe. College teams (such
as FSU and UF) are also available
The cost is $5.30.
More on the Martial Arts
Demo and Board Breaking Fund-
raiser: it will be held on Saturday,
October 9, at Rich's IGA in Wewa,
from 11:00 a.m. until...? Come
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defense techniques, sparring, as
well as board breaking. Pledges
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All PlantsNeed Light to Survive; Some More than Others
S Nearly all forms of life need a light, incandescent bulbs give off You 11 be more successful with in- plants you're trying to
least some light to suyve. Of JVred, and growlights produce both door plants if you find out what Check with your favorite nu
course, there are exceptions, but l' o .arL efl colors. When growing plants un- these requirements are for the or your County Extension O
they're certainly, in the minority. der artficIal light, either a combi-
In contrast-with such creatures i I nation of fluorescent and incan-
as blind cave fish, which thrive in -' 0 descent lights, or growlights
perpetual darkness, plants are alone will usually give good re-
extremely light dependent With- By suits.
out adequate light, they cannot Roy Lee Carter Duration of exposure-the to-
manufacture foo Roy Lee Carter tal amount of time a plant re-
the most vital factors in plant G OU W *i
health, especially when trying to Gulf County Extension Service ceives light-is another important
health, especially when trying to factor. If a plant doesn't receive
siqqt house nlants.- --- ft41-2101r
The most dimfcut elements to
control in house plant culture are
temperature, humidity, and
light-with light leading the lIsL
In fact, poor lighting is the most
command' .aupe ': of .house plant
failure.' My information was pro-
vided it part by Extension Urban
Horticulturist,,- Dr. Robert J.
The light requirements of var-
ious species of plants vary' drasti-
cally. The variables of light inten-
sity. quality, and duration affect
different plants in differing ways.
All three factors must be consid-
ered when determining appropri-
ate light conditions for specific
types of house plants.
Light intensity refers to the
brightness of the area where the
plant is placed. Generally, a low
light condition occurs about eight
feet rom a window where a plant
receives no direct light. A medium
light condition occurs in a well-lit
room, where a plant is between
four and eight feet from a win-
dow. High light areas of a home
are the brightly lit places within
three feet of any south east, or
Most indoor plants need at
least medium light. And many re-
quire high light conditions to look
their best. A few plants will do
well in low light areas. These in-
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By Caroline Lister
PSJHS students show ..that
they are not only victorious in,
sports and academics, but'.n In
standing up for their beliefs; as
well. The Third Annual "See, Yodu
at the Pole" was a time for stu-
dents, faculty, parents, and com-
munity members to meet for a
non-denominational devotion and
prayer for the school year." The
student-run Christian service
saw a great turnout of about 100
Of course, on this samrr flag
pole that "See You at the Pole" Is
annually held around also flies
the PRIDE flag. On this particular
Wednesday. it flew in honor of the
varsity volleyball team, who de-
feated Apalachicola on Tuesday
On Tuesday, the PRIDE flag
flew in honor of Mrs. Sewell, who
makes PSJHS proud and appre-
ciative'of her. Darion Dawson was
the honoree on Thursday because
of his honesty, bravery, and cou-
rage. Mrs. Likely's first period
class finished the week as honor-
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clude any of the native tropical
plants which will actually "sun-
burn" if they're exposed to high
Light quality involves wave-
lengths, or the color of light a
plant receives. Plants can use
natural light from the sun, or ar-
tificial light from fluorescent, in-
candescent, or special "growlight"
bulbs. Although sunlight is the
best source of light for plants, ar-
tificial light can be used very suc-
cessfully to meet the needs of
plants grown Indoors. Plants use
1| two wavelengths, or colors, of
light for growth-red and blue.
Fluorescent tubes give off blue
enough natural light, artificial
light sources can provide the ad-
ditional Ught necessary 'for the
plant's best growth. It's difficult
to provide Indoor light intensities
as high as those under which a
plant would grow best naturally.
But, it is possible to compensate
for this by increasing the light
duration-by exposing a plant to
artificial light for longer periods of
In summary... most plants are
very light sensitive. They do best
when they're given exactly the
right amount, intensity, and type
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By Cindy Belin
There will be a combined
meeting of the Fund Raising
Committee, Membership / Steer-
ing Committee, and Teacher Ap-
preciation Committee on Thurs-
day, September 23, at the St.
Joseph Catholic Church hall on
20th St. at 7:30 p.m.
P.T.A. Membership Drive
The P.T.A. membership drive
Is off to a good tart. As of today,
there are 168 card-carrying mem-
Mrs. Smallwood's first grade
class has adopted a tree on the
school grounds to watch and ob-
serve .changes that take place as
the seasons progress. John de-
S: From the
By Larry AX Mathes
Itwas close,, but Greensboro held on to win 13-9 Friday night.
It was a good effort by the Gators, but critical errors at critical
times still hinder our progress.
Friday night .the Sneads Pirates came to town for a 7:30 p.m.
game. Coached by one of my former assistant coaches, J. R. Gorte-
moller, the Pfrates are off to a good start and will be ready for us.
since they scouted our game against Greensboro. Plan to be there.
Thursday night the JV football team will be in Sneads for a 6
p.m. CT contest, attempting to increase our record to 2-1 with a
Also Thursday, the girls' volleyball team heads to Altha for a
3:30 match, after hosting Port St. Joe Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Cross country Coach Jay Bidwell went "under the knife" Mon-
day but swears he'll be at work and practice Tuesday. We'll see if
"play with pain" applies to coaches as well.
The "new" discipline code has burned a few students already.
Hopefully, those who run afoul of it early will serve to help others
stay out of trouble. Parents and students need to revisit the materi-
al that was sent home earlier in the school year.
One type of problem still continues to be a headache for us. Of-
ten students have conflicts over the weekend and then bring the
problem to school with them Monday morning. Parents, you need to
be aware of what your children are doing. Talk with them, set some
boundaries and time guidelines, and insist that they honor your
limits. It is difficult to-believe some of the escapades that students
claim go on-but often the stories turn out to be accurate, and we
spend hours trying to settle some conflict peacefully to keep from
having further problems.
Brauwere, a forester with St. Joe
Paper Company, visited their
classroom and gave information
about trees and demonstrated
some of the tools a forester uses.
We've had good response
from the call for Steering Commit-
tee members as well as for the
Adopt-A-class program, and we've
got 17. classes with Steering Com-
mittee members. With the school
having 27 classes, we are more
than halfway at achieving 100%
involvement in these two pro-
The Fund Raising Committee
has been hard at work and has
made preliminary arrangements
for the fall Fund Raising Event-
Octoberfest. It will be held on Sat-
urday. October 23, at the school
grounds. As in the past. this
event will be preceded by a poster
contest and a parade downtown.
.Within the next few weeks, volun-
teers will be asked to assist in
,this major fund-raising event.
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ees for having perfect attendance
and no tardles.
Even though the Friday night
football game was a bit tardy as
lightning pushed game time back
an hour, the Sharks were not late
with a win. They beat the Bonlfay
Blue Devils with the cheering of
many Shark fans who waited pa-
tiently for the first home game to
The JV football team defeated
Florida High in a virtual blow-out
of 48-6. The Junior High Sharks
saw adversity as they were defeat-
ed by Marianna.
On the. cross country scene,
two Port .St. Jde runners, we.e
,recognized;. by -the Tallahassee
Democrat. Senior Lee Duren was
named Athlete of the Week in
boy's cross country'after his first
* place finish- at the Marianna.
meet Kenny Daves, a sophomore,
was nominated for this weekly
award as well.
,Several students represent
their classes this week as they re-
ceive weekly m Iilddle school
awards. Seventli grade Shooting
Stars of the Week are Terry Mar-
tin and Kara McDaniel. Students
of the Week are Meredith Godfrey
and Wade Kennington.in the sev-
. enth grade, and Jasdn .Gammill
and Dorothy "Dottle" Davis In the
eighth grade. Good Job, middle
The following students are
sure to do a good Job also in their
new positions In Future Business
'Leaders of America (FBLA): "Kara
Hogue, President; Tawanda Jen-
kins. Vice President; Alice Ken-
nington. Secretary; Alsha Harris,
Assistant Secretary: Natalie Gant,
Treasurer: Chaka Spelghts, Par-
liamentarian: Sheteta Chambers,
Historian: and Heather Raffleld.
On- Satirday, the Student
Government Association* (SGA)
was building leadership skills to
be used in any aspect of life as
PSJ held the first SGA Day
Camp. These early morning risers
had many obstacles placed before
them and had to work in teams.
FOOT SURGERY SHOULD BE LAST RESORT
W 15tS StCoeraIArfllurAv AHw 98 e PsuPama City
Year In and Year Out You Will Do Well With
Presenting 'ie Travelers'
*Auto -Home The Insurance Store Since 1943
I SELECTION OF MODELS/SIZES I
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FRANK HANNON, Agent
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Say Ycu Saw It In the Star!
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
145 Avenue D Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Phone (904) 229-6823
Sunday School) 229-6823 ..............10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship I ...................11:30a.m.
Night Worship 1st Sundayaight at 6:00 p.m. (only)
Every Fourth (4th) Sunday Is Youth Sunday
Monday Night Youth Bible Studyy 6 p.m.
Tuesday Night Prayer & Bible Band 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Friday Night Prayer 6 p.m.
Elder O.T. Stallworth, Pastor Elder Johnny Jenkins, Jr., MinisterTr,
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Bible Study: Worship:
10 a.m. Sunday 11 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday Nursery
Minister: Tom Skipper *.229-8310
Message Sunday: Do You Have A Burning Desire In Your Heart?
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P.O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street &,Marvin Avenue
h-: O. ,.' Constitution .AndMonument
Catch iePSj rtst.JYoe
THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ......... 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Choir Practice
Methodist Youth'. Wednesday............. 7:30 p.m.
Fellowship.......:. 5:00 p.m.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Charlotte Henderson
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
ST. JAMES' PORT ST. JOE
_.0 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
'Sunday School 9:45
X ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
of Port St.Joe
Weekly Meeting Times
Sunday Morning Celebration and Worship............... ....... 10:00 a.m.
Thursday Night BibleStu.dy....... .................... ..i.. ..... 7:00 p.m.
Intercessory Prayer at The Rock, MonttEri. ......4,i..-7:00 8:00 a.m.
8:00 9:00 a.m.
Saturday Family Night Intercession...........................7:00 p.m.
The Rock Teens ...................................................To Be Announced
Pastors: Jim and Susan List Office Hours: Monday :- Thursday
103 Garrison Avenue 9:00 12:00 & 2:00 4:00
Office Phone: 2$7-2033 Friday: 9:00 12:00
"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 .
Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday Morning Roundup: 1
WEDNESDAY for Ages 2 Adult
7:30 p.m. Bible Study & Fellowship
"A CHURCH WITH A VISION"
Sponsor of New Covenant Christian Academy K-5 thru 6th Grade
Does not discriminate based upon race, creed, color, or origin.
Pine Street Overstreet
Sunday School.....................................10:00 a.m.,
Sunday Worship.................... ............11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study....................... 3:00 p.m.,
Pastor W.L. Remain 12/17,6/93 Phone 648-8144
"The Exciting Place to Worship"
\. First Baptist Church
102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida
S M BddyCaswell H. R. Naberhuis
Minister of Music & Youth Interim Pastor
We Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUDY 9:45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP ...........7:00 p.m.
MORNING. WORSHIP........ ...11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY.......... ...7:00 p.m.
CHURCH TRAINING ...................5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
DANIEL W. DUNCAN Pastor
Long Avenue Laymen
Leading Lay Revival
The laymen of Long Avenue
Baptist Church are conducting a
week end series of worship servic-
es at their church Saturday and
Sunday, September 25 and 26.
Public services are being con-
ducted -Saturday at 7:00 p.m.,
and Sunday at 11:00 a.m.' with
the laymen in charge of both en-
tire worship services. The empha-
sis is a return to God in a per-
son's life, emphasized through
testimonies, singing and visita-
Jim Reinhart, a layman from
Milton, will be leading the music
Mrs. Gerald Lewter, left, admires an afghan made by
Mrs. Henry Maige, right, and given to St. James Women to.
offer as a prize.
By Linda Whitfield .
Cameron Horne Is Student Of
Cameron Home, son of Bill
and Trina Home, is the first
grade student of the week. He Is 6.
years old and In the classroom of-
Rhonda Pridgeoh: His favo'diel
siiUJe 6t is math, and his favorite
book is Dumbo. He also likes to
watch TV-his favorite show isN,
"Saved By The Bell". Cameron..
says he would like to be king,
when he grows up "because
they're rich". If Cameron could
have one wish, it would be for*
"the pot of gold" at the end of the
rainbow. After school, he likes to
ride his bike and play with his
friends. Cam says this about him-
self, "I'm a good tee-ball player."
He also said that his mama and .
daddy are the the important people in
his'life. I imagine he's important
. in their lives, too.
Judi Lister's class is painting
T-shirts this week with bunnies
on them. Their class is called
"Bunny Boulevard". They proba-
bly hop on in to their classrooms.
At least they don't run on the
sidewalk, which is a no-no.
First Grade News
Miss Quinn's class has made
a class book called The Farm Rid-
dle Book. Eagh child contributed
a page. The children are now tak-
ing turns sharing The Farm Rid-
die Book with their parents at
home. The first grades are study-
ing a unit on transportation.
Rosenia Kilbourn Presents Gift
Rosenia Kilbourn, represent-
ing the DAR, presented the stu-
dent body with a beautiful copy of
the Pledge of Allegiance. This is in
conjunction with the signing of
Third Grades Studying Mexico
The classes of Linda Tremain
and; Linda XVi thid have beeni
studying all about Mexico. In art
this week, the classes painted
pottery with original Mexican de-
signs. A fiesta is in the making
for next week.
Please note a change in the
date of the third grade play. The
new date is Wednesday. October.
27. Also coming up is the Vete-
ran's Day program at the football
field. The date Is November 11.
Chosen As A
Anthony Perez Davis, of Port
St. Joe, is one of the outstanding
students recently chosen as a
resident assistant for the Resi-
dence Halls. at Garden City Com-
munity College in Kansas.
Whether helping out in the
game room, helping with clean up
in the cafeteria, or sorting and de-
livering mail, RA's attempt to
make residence hall life better for
each student by assisting college-
staff members. RA's receive room
and board in exchange for their
Resident assistants are full-
time students with good grade
point averages. They're selected
for their good attitude, dependa-
bility, trustworthiness, and relia-
bility, according to Director of
Residential Life Kate Covington.
_508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
0 SUNDAY WORSHIP.......................... 10 a.m.
.k ADULT SCHOOL.............................. 11 a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
usN Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
Christian Fellowship Independent Baptist Church
15th Street North, Mexico Beach, FL
Come, Share, Rejoice
648-8972 Church Bo Boyette, Pastor 647-8936 Res
Schedule of Service
Min. of Education
in both worship opportunities.
The remainder of both programs
will be conducted by visiting
Christian men from Tallahassee
All of the services will be
spontaneous in content as well as
participants.' Featured will be gos-
pel singing by men, prayer by
men, and testimonies by men for
the entire services..
The men of the church ex-
tend an invitation to everyone to
attend this unusual worship ex-
perience. A nursery will be pro-
The beautiful multi-colored
afghan pictured above was de-
signed and made by Jewel Maige.
Maige has donated the afghan to
benefit the building fund of the
church. Tickets are $1.00 a tick-
et. The drawing will be held at the
annual Bazaar to be held October
30 at the Parish House of the
church located on 6th Street.
A new, modern church facilil-
ty is under construction and it is
scheduled for completion in early
1994. the new church is located
on 22nd Street and Marvin Ave-
The ,Hasty Pond Baptist
Church will be having a home-
coming September 26th. Sunday
school begins at 10:00, church at
11:00, dinner at 12:00; and a
group'sing at 2:00.
Guest pastor is Jack Fair-
cloth, and the guest singers are
The Rice Family from Ashford, Al-
The Church is located on
Hasty Pond Road between Mari-
anna, and Clarksville. Pastor
Rodney Deese invites all to at-
The Dalkeith Baptist Church
will hold its 27th Annual Home-
coming October 10, with 'Pastor
George Dodd. Sunday School
starts at 9:30 a.m. and worship
service at 10:30 a.m. There will
be dinner and special music. Eve-
ryone is urged to come and spend
the day. Bring food and join us
for a joyous celebration with the
There will be a revival at Glad
Tidings Assembly of God, Septem-
ber 20-24. at 7 p.m. CDT nightly.
Bro. Juno Douglas will be the'
guest evangelist. There will be a
selection of special singers
Wednesday; night, featuring the
Anita Purvis Singers.
St. Lawrence "Store" St. Jude's Bake
St. Lawrence Catholic Musi-
cians will be holding their annual
"Country Store" at the church on
Saturday, October 2, from 8 a.m.
until. The church is located on N.
Hwy: 71 in Wewahitchka.
St. Jude's Bake-A-Thon will
be held at Wewahitchka High
School, October 9, from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. For details, call Doris Min-
cy att 639-2767. If it rains, it will
be held on October 16.
S111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church..................9:00 a.m. CT
Church School............... 10:00 a.m. CT
Charles M. Parker, Pastor
Office Phone: 648-8820
John Anderson, Music Director
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-12 noon CT
United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday School 10 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
S TF4/1 93-930/93
: ^Gracc Baptist
RFist Union Bank Building
d 9:00om Sunday School
-10am and 6pm Worship
Wed. 6:30pm prayer service
Ane nnooative Southern Baptist .
Rev. Ken Coots Interim Pastor
Ministers at Large All Members
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Admissions clerk local company
.needs sharp individual who is willing
to- learn new aspects of business.
Good benefit package included. Please
call 227-1121 Mon. Fri., 8-5:00. Ask
for business office. Itc 9/23
Full-time truck driver, must have
a CDL license, minimum of Class B.
Apply at Florida Mining & Materials
across from Gulf Co. Courthouse, on
Hwy. 71. Excellent benefits, including
health & dental Insurance plus retire-
ment plan. 2tc 9/23
Postal Jobs, start $10.79/hr. For
exam and application information call
219-769-8301, ext. FL 515, 9 a.m. 9
p.m. Sunday-Friday. 2tp 9/23
Full-time staff registered nurse
needed. Calhouh-Liberty Hospital
Home Health is seeking a full time
staff RN. Salary commensurate with
experience. Benefits now available.
Call 674-3411, 1-800-845-0793 or
come by office at 306 W. Central Ave-
nue, (Hwy. 20), Blountstown, FL.
Manager for local hotel, must be
dependable, sober and. be able to
work without supervision. Apartment
and all utilities furnished, plus week-
ly pay. Apply at Phantry Hotel, after
3:30 p.m., 302 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
NEEDED: LPN's and RN charge
nurse. Excellent benefits. Shift diffe-
rential. Apply Bay St. Joseph Care
Center, Monday Friday, 8 a.m. 5
p.m. tfc 9/2
Wellsprings Home Health Care
taking applications for LPN nurses in
the Wewahitchka area. Call 904-653-
8870. tfc 9/2
Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Training for certification provid-
ed. CNA positions also available. Ap-
ply in person, Bay St.' Joseph Care
Center. tfc 9/2
Help wanted at Marie's Corner
Bar: Bartender on Hwy. 71 & 386,
Wewa. Apply in person, tfce9/16
METER READER Applications
will be accepted through Thursday,
Sept. 23, 1993 for the position of Me-
ter Reader at Gulf Coast Electric
Cooperative, Inc. on Hwy. 77 in
Southport. Minimum requirements
for the position are as follows: High
school graduate or equivalent; ability
to be knowledgeable of meter identifi-
cation by type.and application; to ac-
quire technical skill in meter Installa-
tion; familiarity with the Cooperative's
service area to read meter routes; ex-
cellent inter-personal skills for inter-
acting with the public; ability to learn
Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative's safe-
ty rules and regulations; ability to ac-
quire basic knowledge of .electricity
and county and national codes; good
verbal and written communication
skills; ability to maintain confidential-
ity of all consumer information and
documentation; ability to have and
maintain a valid Florida driver's li-
cense and pass, and maintain DOT
certification; ability to successfully
pass Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative's
employment entrance examination
and drug screen. Prefer previous ex-
perience in the utility industry. We
are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, sex, age, na-
tional origin, veteran status, or disa-
Experienced only roe mul-
let cutters, call 904-674-5523.:
Florida Aquaculture Proces-
sor's Coop. 4tp 9/9
The Gulf Co. School Board is ac-
cepting applications for Health Servic-
es Project Social Worker. Interested
persons should contact Betty Bidwell,
Office of Instructional Services, 99
Tapper Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
(904) 229-6940. Application forms are
available at the School Board office.
Transfer requests will be considered.
The successful applicant must be fin-
gerprinted in accordance with Florida
Statutes. Cost for fingerprinting must
be paid by the Job candidate. The ap-
plication deadline Is 12:00 noon, on
Sept. 23, 1993. Gulf County School is
:an equal opportunity employer.
Fantasy Properties, Inc.
/ 1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
i 1 \ Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
306 Fortner Ave. Duplex. Upstairs 2 bdrm., 1.5 bath,
very spacious, lots of decking, furnished. Downstairs -
2 bdrm., 1 ba., Ig. screened porch, garage; Ig. lot,
$67,500. A --- a.
Price Reduced 7th St. Lot 6, Block C, Unit 14, 100'
x 158.3', storage shed included, $16,500. $13,500.
Several Long Term Rentals Now
VACATION PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor
Expect the Best@,
THE HOME SELLERS
(904) 227-1892 (800) 261-1892
CAPE SAN BIAS, FL 32456
CHERYL SUMMERS, Broker (Home 229-2740)
ES DICK KALEY, ASsociate
Cape Dunes: 2 BR, 2 1/2 bath with sunroom & covered deck. Beautiful view of the
gulf. Currently rented. Nice furnishings and quality appliances, $79,900.
Woodward -Ave.: 2 BR, 1 1/2 bath townhome in. Dogwood Terrace. Appliances.
Needs painting. Nice starter. $29,900.
Barrier Dunes:Play tennis, golf, swim in gulf front pool and play in the beauitful
gulf. New on the market. 3 BR, 3 bath, townhouse, never rented, furnished,
Cape Breezes: 2 BR/2BA, Gulf view; fronting C30E; adjacent lots also available;
great buy at $62,000.00.
Cape Dun es:2 BR/2 1/2 BA, Gulf view home; approx. 1500 sf; private sitting room
off master BR; deck; quiet area; only $79,500.
SANDBAR BAY: Peaceful. and, private; 2 BR/2 BA; only 1 year old; Berber
carpeting, Lady Kenmore white on white appliances; adjoins St. Joe State Park;
flexible terms: $79,900. ', .- '
BARRIER DUNES Townhouse: Sun drenched white sands, sparkling Gulf
waters; 2 BR/2 BA furnished; $15,000 down and easy assumable mortgage. All this
and a snuggle-up fireplace for only $118,900. Great rental property!
SAND BLAS VILLAS: Sun rises on your back door and sets on.your front deck. 2
BR/ 2 BA Gulf-Front cottage, furnished, special financing available. Only $99,500.
GULFAIRE: Executive Home, lush landscaping, ideal home for lavish entertaining;,
3 BR / 2 BA, gourmet kitchen. Add a serene view of the Gulf. All yours for
SEACLIFFS CONDOS: Large 3 BR /21/2 BA GULF FONT units; furnished and
unfurnished; 3 decks overlooking shimmering white sands and Gulf. $115,000.
LOTS and LAND TRACTS
ST. JOE BAY FRONTAGE: 102' x 600' (approx.); $12,000
assumable loan, flexible on balance after 20% down. A great
homesite for $39,900.
SAN BIAS PLANTATION: Gulf view and interior lots;
paved streets; underground utilities; 8 lots, and all for
GULF Frontage to C30E: 110'x800' (approx.); lovely
white sand beach; majestic sand dunes. $135,000.
0 1"1 C.Id.,.II B ,k., R C,.E A.. ] Eq.. Oppey C-.p.y.
Queen size box springs and mat-
tress, $125. Antique dresser, $100.
Antique grandfather clock, $700 and
more. 648-3079. 2tp 9/23
Holiday Creations easy to follow
directions, for gingerbread and cookie
creations for any holiday! For infor-
matin call 648-5904 till 4 p.m
Wolfe bra for '82-'87 Pontiac
Grand Am, baby crib, carrier, high
chair. Call 647-3171 between 6 & 9
p.m. ltc 9/23
Uncleaned old brick, $70 per
thousand, call George, 229-8298.
Bassett couch with chair, tan
Lane Recliner, 2 brown lamps, looks
nicel $250 obo. Call 227-1688. \
Would you like your windows
cleaned without the hassle of doing it
yourself? Then call Anna's Window
Cleaning Service. Very reasonable
rates for home or business. Free esti-
mates, satisfied customers. 904-647-
3398 before 8:00 a.m. 2tp 9/16
Commodore 64 computer, disk
drive, printer, keyboard, 64 monitor,
many games, ready to run! $375. Call
(904) 227-1731 or 229-6031.
Cypress swings, chairs, etc. See
at Cantley's Bargain Barn, Hwy. 71
S., Wewahitchka at intersection of
Overstreet Rd. and & Hwy. 71.
Attention Attention Atten-
tion: Lawn service & tractor work, B
& J Enterprise, reasonable rates. Call
827-2805 or 827-2876. 52tp 1/7
.Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring entire Panama City West-
ern Auto company store advertised
sale prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid
Ave. tfc 9/2
Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 9/2
Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums, repairs and sales, bags, any-
thing for any vacuum and any central
built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum, 1yrn-
dall Parkway, near Hwy. 22, Panama
City, FL 32404. 763-7443.
pd. thru 9/1/93
Port St Joe Western Auto now
honoring Panama City Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale prices.
Computerized WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
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.
BAHAMA CRUISEi 5 days/4
nights, underbookedl Must sell!
$279/couple. Limited tickets. (407)
767-8100, ext. 2269, Mon.-Sat., 9
a.m. 10 p.m. 4tp 9/2
For sale by owner: 6.5 wooded
, acres with 2 bdrm., 14'x60' mobile
home, 'storage & boat shed, 4 miles
south of Wewa, $36,000. Call 639-
2192 after 5:00, if no answer leave
message. 4tc 9/23
Cape San Blas, Bay & Gulf ac-
cess home, 1/2 mile from park. 2
bedroom, 2 bath, boat storage,
$65,000 by owner. 904-878-5748.
1986 14'x65' mobile home on
75'xl50' lot, 2 bedroom, 2 full bath,
cen. heat/air, total gas appliances,
new carpet, 8'x30' sun deck, covered
back porch, utility shed in fenced in
backyard. Great neighborhood.
$32,000. Call 647-8383 for appt. "
Land for Sale in White City, lot
125' x 260' on Road 20. Well and sep-
tic tank. Call 229-8577. tfc 9/2
10 acres, on Kate Glass Rd., We-
wahitchka, no money down. 10% in-
terest. $231.27 monthly. Call 647-
'3 bedroom, 2 bath home located
near schools. Fireplace, fenced yard &
sprinkler system. Call 229-6619 for
appt. $67,500. tfc 9/2
Must sell or rent: great condition
14'x 70' mobile home and lot located
in Wewa, Lands Landing area. Call
2 bedroom, 1 bath house on 1/2
acre lot, 7 miles north of Oversteet.
Call 648-8433. tfc 9/2
Nice one and a half lots on Monu-
ment Avenue. 227-1647. tfc 9/2
Comer lot for sale, cleared with
septic tank. Comer of Alabama & Co-
lumbus St., St. Joe Beach. Call 229-
6666. tfc 9/2
3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, garage,
double carport, appliances, cen. h&a,
on 3 1/2 city lots with large barn, 602
17th St. 229-8372 after 3:30.
1/2 acre lot with septic tank,
$9,500. Overstreet Road. Owner fi-
nancing, 227-2020, ask for Billy.
Remodeled 3 bdrm., 1 ba. brick
home, new een.a&h, water heater &
roof, all appliances, spac. kitchen &
dining rm., privacy fence, sun deck &
workshop. etc. on Ig. lot. Energy effi-
clent, $53.000. Call 648-8215 or 227-
1501 orTom Todd Realty, Inc.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN on September 1,
1993, pursuant to Section 367.045,. Florida Stat-
utes, of the application of LIGHTHOUSE UTILI-
TIES CO., INC., to amend its Certificate(s) No(s).
491-W for water service to add territory in Gulf
County, Florida, as follows:
T8S R11W Sections: 19. 25, 30, 31, 35,
T9S R10W Sections: 14, 15 less Indian La-
goon, 16, 17, 20 less Indian Lagoon and the
Gulf of Mexico, 21 less Indian Lagoon and
the Gulf of Mexico. 22 less Indian Lagoon
and the Gulf of Mexico.
Ts RI11W Sections: I and 2 less St. Jo-
Any objection to the said application must
be made in writing within thirty (30) days from
this date to the Director, Division of Records and
Reporting, Florida Public Service Commission, 101
East Gaines Street. Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
0870. A copy of said objection should be mailed to
the applicant whose address Is:
LIGHTHOUSE UTILITIES CO., INC.
P.O. BOX 428
PORT Sr. JOE, FL 32456
Publish: September 9, 16, 23, 1993.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 93-279
IN RE: The Marriage of
MICHAEL EUGENE WEBB,
MELISSA C. ZIMMERMAN WEBB,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: MEUSSA C. ZIMMERMAN WEBB
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Petition for Dis-
solution of Marriage has been fled against you
and you are required to serve a copy of your An-
swer or other response to the Petition on Petition-
ers Attorney: ROBERT M. MOORE, 324 Reid Ave-
nue, P. 0. Box 248, Port St. Joe, FL 32456, and
file the original thereof in the Circuit Court Clerk's
Office, Gulf County Court House, Port St. Joe,
Florida, on or before the 18th day of October,
1993. If you fal to do so, a Final Judgment for the
relief sought may be granted by default.
DATED this the 9th day of September, 1993.
BENNY C. LISTER
Clerk of Circuit Court
/s/ Tonya Knox
Publish: September 16.'23. 30 and October 7. 1993
Notice Is hereby given that, pursuant to Ch.
865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersigned intends
to register with the Division of Corporations. De-
partment of State, the fictitious name or trade
name under which it will be engaged in business
and in which said business is to be carried on, to-
COMPANY NAME: St Joseph Telecommunications
ADDRESS: 502 Fifth Street. Port St Joe, FL 32456
OWNER, St. Joe Communications, Inc.
Publish: September 23, 1993.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the First Bap-
tist Church of Mexico Beach, Florida, for the re-
modeling of the church sanctuary. Contractors
must obtain all permits required and be responsi-
ble for their own Insurance. Specifications may be
obtained from the church office, located at 823
North 14th Street. Mexico Beach, or call 648-5776.
The deadline for bids Is Saturday, September 25,
1993. First Baptist Church reserves the right to re-
ject any or all bids.
I 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/l fence. $56,500. Call 648-
5323 for appt. tfc 9/2
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 9/2
LICENSED REGISTERED REAL ESTATE BROKER
SALES BEACH RENTALS
CAPE SAN BLAS INDIAN PASS
MEXICO BEACH ST. JOE BEACH
PORT ST. JOE
Gulf front lot 100x967 + (2+ acres). Great view $99,900
Lagoon front house. 4/3 with garage 2+ acres. Private $150,000
Gulf front lot. 100x600. Great beach and view. $68,900
Gulf view lot. 250' from beach. Broker/owner. $23,000
Gulf view 2 br/2 ba/ Great view. Furnished, Corner lot. .................. $120,000
Gulf front T/H. 2 br/2 ba w/loft. Flood ins. $81,000
Gulf front T/H. 2br/2ba w/loft. Flood ins. Furnished. $79,900
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf view home w/10' Gulf front. 2br/2 ba w/loft. Furn. $81,000
Gulf front lots (2). 60x400. Owner financing. (each) $55,000
Gulf front 4br/3.5 ba. Fantastic view. Furnished; $155,000
Gulf front lot 75x477. Great building site. Super view. $65,000
SIMMONS BAYOU/TONES HOMESTEAD
3br/1.5 ba. 1800 sf. on 3/4 acre. Garage/wkshp. Catfish pond .............. $60,000
3/4 acre building lot. Septic tank already installed. $10,000
5 acres. Fenced for horses. Off main road for privacy. ..................... $29,900
Bay front (491') 152' on Butler Bay Rd. Palm trees! Comm./Res. ............. Call
Hwy. 98. 17 acres (M/L). Investor potential. Comm./Res. Call
3rd St. and 5th Ave. Two lots 150x140 each. ea. $14,250
PORT ST. TOE
Executive rick 3/2.5 home. 3000 sf. Jacuzzi, firelace, MORE!! ............... Call
517 4th St. 4 BR/2BA home PLUS 2 furn. apts. (2BR/1BA ea). .........$55,000
MEXICO BEACH Hwy. 386 LARGE STEEL COMMERCIAL BUILD-
ING 40'x60' w/14' door. Zoned for business. Has older mobile home (2/1) on
approximately 4 acres. $69,900
PORT ST. JOE REMODELED FRAME HOME ON CORNER LOT. 3BR/
1BA, central heat and air. Good location! $44,000
WARD RIDGE Port St. Joe 128 Barbara Drive NEAT HOME, NICE
4BR/2 BA. on two large lots. Central heat and air, new roof, approx. 2,000 sq.
ft. VERY ,WELL MAINTAINED!!! 24x30 workshop. $69,900.
Tom Todd Realty, Inc.
HC 1 Box 150, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
--.4 227 1501 '-
Thomas M. Todd, Broker
Marie M. Todd, Rental Mgr.
Nancy C. Todd, Assoc.Rentals
Nancy A. Mock, Associate
S.R. 1, Box 223
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Brenda J. Lynn, Associate
Margaret Fletcher, Associate
Craig Todd, Associate
FAX: (904) 229-6556
member of the Florida
r Association of Realtors
Barrier Dunes -
Sea Cliffs -
Secluded Dunes -
Gulf Front Lots -
Over 40 luxurious townhomes to
choose from for your beach:
rentals. Enjoy the pool, tennis,
exercise room and a great
community spirit. 30 units for
sale, ranging from $89,900 to
A new beachfront community
with a pool.
beachfront and beachview lots.
An Exclusive beachfront com-
munity surrounded by.St.
Joseph State Park.
Approximately 700' x 100' front-
Your "Cape San Bias" Rentals
& Sales Specialist:
San Bias Plantation- A new single family community:
P Muz o
TIRE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. SEPT- 23 1993
PAGI RR THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 1993
1983 Lincoln Continental, air
cond., good running condition. Call
229-6201. 2tp 9/23
CASH NOW BUYING
Used Cars and Trucks. Lbcal and
out-of-state vehicles. Two locations to
serve you. Mayhann Motor, Port St.
Joe, 229-6584, Mayhann Used Cars,
'83 OLDS CIERAS
16,478 Miles, PW. PL Cruise, Tilt
'93 CHEVY LUMINA
4 Door, Only 10,466 Miles
'93 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER
4 Door, Only 12,733 Miles, Loaded
'93 GMC PICK-UP
Camper Top, 25K Miles. 1 Owner
'93 DODGE DYNASTY
10,820 Miles, PW, PL Cruise, Tilt
'93 CHEVY CORSICA
Auto, A/C, PL, 15,824 Miles
With 3 full lots of vehicles,
if we don't have the vehicle
you want here, we can
get itfor you!
BILLY CARR eO
DRIVE' A Mll.. SA VE A PILE!
CAR'S AUTO SALES
Highway 98 Highland View
1986 GMC Jimmy, 4wd, like new
condition. $6,200. Call 647-3223.
1980 Chevrolet Scottsdale pick-
up, $1,900. Good condition, new
tires, 647-3223. tfc 9/23
5 hp go-cart, like new, rides two
people, $350. Can be seen at St Joe
Rent-All, Inc., 607 1st St., Port St.
Joe. Itp 9/23
'89 Camaro RS, 6 cyl., 73,000
miles, excellent condition, $5,700. or
best offer. 647-3281. ltc 9/23
1986 Subaru DL 4x4 wagon,
$1,995. Call 647-3281. tfc 9/16
'79 Ford flatbed dump, good
shape. $3,300. See at E. Rogers St.,
Jones Homestead, 904-647-8728.
1987 one ton Chev. stretch cab,
41,000 miles, new tires, dual wheels,
auto, ps. pb, no air, 8' bed, class 5
trailer hitch, electronic brake control,
$5,700 firm. No trades, 639-3254
anytime, first road left on Bryant's
Landing Road. 2tc 9/16
City of Mexico Beach (Police
Dept.) is accepting sealed bids on:
1988 S-10 Chevrolet pickup truck;
2.8 liter V-6; std. transmission; a/c,
minimum bid $2,500.00. As is.
Vehicle can be seen at City Hall,
14th St., Mexico Beach. Bids will be
accepted until 4:00 p.m., Friday,
Sept. 24, 1993. 3tc 9/9
DROOPY CAR & TRUCK
$69.95 Most Cars
Oakley's Cars & Trucks
Corner 2nd Ave. & Madison St., Oak Grove
For Rent: One bedroom house,
screened in porch, nice yard, ideal for
single person or couple, $200 month.
NO PETS. Located in Oak Grove, 229-
8121. tp 9/23
Office Building for Lease or
Rent. 322 Long Ave. Perfect for doc-
tor's office or small business. Availa-
ble October 15th. Call 229-8723 for
more information, tfc 9/23
Office Space for Rent. All utili-
ties paid except phone. Phantry Hotel,
302 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe. Call 229-
8723 or come by after 2:00 p.m.
Nice, freshly painted 3 bedroom,
1 bath, LR, DR, kitchen, utility room,
located in nice neighborhood. 1019
Woodward Ave., call 227-1206 after 6
p.m. tfc 9/23
14'x60' furnished mobile home in
excellent condition at Beacon Hill,
$200 damage deposit, $300 monthly,
1 year lease. No pets. Must have refer-.
ences. Call 648-5162. 2tc 9/23
8th Street apartment, $65 per-
week, fully furnished, one bedroom.
evenings, 229-6933. Itp 9/23,
4 room cottage on 4th Street,
$225. month plus security deposit.
229-6924. tfc 9/16
2 bedroom, 1 bath house, unfur-
nished, $300 month. 647-3175.
3 bedroom, 3 bath townhouse, Ig.,
kitchen, neighborhood pool and ten-
nis courts, walking distance to beach.
229-8287. tfc 9/16
Mobile home lots, located in Mex-"
ico Beach. Call 648-5476.
Furnished trailer at Overstreet
for rent.,Also 12'x60 furnished trailer.
Call 648-5306. tfc 9/2
St. Joe Beach: 2 bedroom 2 ba.
house on dedicated beach. Large
fenced yard cen. heat/air, monthly
$485, deposit $300. 6060 Hwy. 98.
Call 615-624-5731 or 1-904-231-
5431. tfc 8/26
Boyer House, Bryant's Landing.
Daily, Weekly, Monthly. Large house
on Lockey Lake and the Chipola Riv-
er, Dalkeith. 3 bedroom, 2 bath,
kitchen, family rm. with fireplace &
Ig. porch facing lake & river. Sleeps 6
or more. Call after 6:00 EDT, 229-
8916. tfc 9/2
Wewahitchka, 2 bedroom, good
condition trailer. $275 month. $150
deposit. Call 639-5664 or 234-6077.
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tap-
per Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, en-
ergy efficient const., handicapped
equipped apts., available. Stove & re-
frig. furn., fully carpeted, 1 bdrm.,
apts., on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Housing
Complex. Rent is based on income.
This complex is funded by the
Farmers Home Administration and
managed by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more informa-
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
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. tfe 9/2
OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 9/2
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 9/2
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 9/2
* 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 rm, 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.
16 ft. boat perfect bay boat.
New carpet, new seats, motor has less
than 50 hrs. Depth finder, new bat-
tery, new gas tanks, accessories in-
cluded, $3,200. Call 647-3223.
15' Warrior boat with 1989 Suzu-
ki 75 hp motor, $3,000 obo. 229-
8111. tfc 9/16
FOUND: at Gulf Pines Hospital,
Monday, Sept. 20. Lhaso Apso with
brown leather collar. Call 229-2618.
AKC Rottweiller, years old,
male, good dispositionl $400. 647-
3264. I 2tp 9/16
Ask BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
DEN 229-2727 about1 HAPPY JACK
PRO-BRED MEAT RATION. Meat
based-SOY FREE. Less kennel clean-
up. Formulated for professional
breeders. Contains NO BHT or Ethox-
yquin. 12tc 9/9
Carport Sale: Frames, art sup-
plies, clothes, furniture & misc. Fri-
day and Saturday, 622 Madison St., 8
a.m. until. Itp 9/23
Heavy duty wicker love seat and
end table, queen size bed, dining
room table & 3 newly upholstered
chairs plus misc. Liberty Manor Apts.,
D-20. Any day after 12 noon.
3 families, clothes ladies plus
sizes (some new) 12-14 and Jr's. Bas-
sinet, infant car seat/carrier, new in-
fant carrier/rocker, baby clothes, cur-
tains, bedspreads, etc. 8:00 a.m.,
Saturday Sept. 25th. Rain cancels.
End of Bay St., St. Joe Beach.
Yard Sale: Saturday, Sept. 25,
8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. 805 Woodward
Ave. Itp 9/23
Huge 3 family yard sale. Furni-
ture, toys, baby items & adult cloth-
ing. Saturday, Sept 25, 8. a.m. till.
1900 Garrison Avenue. ltp 9/23
Yard Sale: Located at 106 Mimo-
sa Avenue, behind the Gulf Pines
Hospital in Port St. Joe. Saturday,
Sept. 25, 8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Many
items, including fish aquarium, tools,
dishes, linens, clothing and furniture.
Garage Sale: Friday and Satur-
day, youth clothing, fabric & shell
craft, 405 Fortner & Oleander, Mexico
Beach, 9-5 p.m. EST. Itc 9/23
Yard Sale: Misc. items, Saturday,
Sept. 25, 7 a.m. until, 800 Tapper
Drive. Toys, housewares, etc.
Yard Sale: Saturday morning,
Sept. 25, 8 a.m. till. Bargains for all.
Kitchen items, magazines, large size
clothing, etc. 106 Bay View Dr., Hwy.
98, Highland View. ltc 9/23
PAYS! Call 227-1278 to place
yours. $3.50 for first insertion,
$2.00 a week for consecutive runs,.
plus 5t per word for all over 20.
FOSTER TREE & YARD SER-
VICE, call 647-8070 or 639-5368.
With A Smile Professional but
Affordable $20 half day. Will do paint-
ing & yard work, too. Wanda 229-
8230 or 647-8054 & leave message.
WEEKEND BABYSITTER from
Friday 6 p.m. to Monday 7 a.m. Call
Dorothy, 227-2103. 12tc 8/19
Need your house cleaned? Call
229-8942. Reasonable rates.
FAYE'S NAIL SALON 2 1
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technician
1905 Long Ave., Port St Joe --
Call for Appt "
St. Joe Rental-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112
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
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday. 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 4;00 p.m. &
Thurs., 8:00 p.m.
All meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern
COMPUTER BUFFS: Protect the
information on your hard drive. Your
entire hard drive put on one tape in
your home. Updated back-ups. as of-
ten as you wish. Restoration available
in case of hard drive crash. DOS apli-
cations only. Reasonable prices. Oth-
er computer services available. 229-
6543. tfc 8/26
INDIAN PASS PRESSURE WASHING
Boats, Homes, Fish Tanks, etc.
Serving All Your Needs
MILDEW REMOVAL -
"Clean before you paint"
Call Anytime tfc 9/2
STUTZMAN CONST. CO.
All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0000039, RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
229-8631 tfc 9/2
CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460 tfc 9/2
A Gift Shop for
CHILDREN of all Ages
Books Toys etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636
Norman Terrell Parrish
* New Homes RG0056216
Additions & Remodeling WE BUILD TO LAST
All Your Building Needs A LIFETIME!
I.For Free Estimates, Call 229-8589 <1C9/2
Re-Roofing Free Estimates
r* "The Beaches"
Eddie -' "Smarter Than Water? f9/2 Lydia
4 Port St. Joe Lodge No. 11
Reg. Stated Communicauton
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m., Masonic Hall. 214
Donald Scott, W.M.
Fred Nehrings, Sec.
paid thru '93
ST. JOE RENT-ALL, Inc.
706 1st St. 227-2112
service now offered by
BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
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 9/2
Save on Your
5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week;
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112
Licensed & Insured
Kevin O'Neill, Qwner 229-8635
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
UC. #ER00131688 INSURED
ALAN STRICKLAND 9/
Wewahitchka (904) 827-2903
Port St Joe 24 hr. service
BILLY JONES QUALITY
A/C and Refrigeration, Repair & Service
Restaurant & Bar Equipment, Appliances
License #RA0066292.* Insured
Free Estimates tfc 9/2
COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Major Appliance Repair David Kennedy
BAYSIDE SERVICE CO.
Air Cond., Refrigeration,
Ice Machines, Washing Machines,
BUTLER BAY RD.
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. |
Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center
*y Engine Sales
706 1st St.-St. Joe
m -tc 9/
American Legion Bingo Thurs-
day night, 7:30 p.m! Cash prizes.
Early bird 5:00 p.m. Meetings 1st
Monday of each month, 8:00 p.m.
C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box A1C, Port St. Joe
We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
JOHN F. LAW
26 Years of Experience
Injuries and Accidents.
No charge for first conference.
7229 Deer Haven Road, P.C. Ut9/2
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach
GRASS CUT, call 229-2713.
From Foundation to Fnish
For All Your Building Needs
Fax (904) 229-8470
HC-1 Cessna Drive
Port St. Joe, FL
Serving All of Gulf County Free Estimates
GULF CO. PLUMBING and REPAIR SERVICE tres/
Plumbing Contractor Licensed and Insured 2
INSTALLATION OF WATER & SEWER LINES, REPAIRS, SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
LIC. RF0066493 .229-6435 RESIDENTIAL& COMMERCIAL
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 tfc9/2
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 tfc 9/2 904/229-6821
LAWN & GARDEN
Small Engine Repair
S Weed Eaters
S^ Generators ,
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe tfc9/2