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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14,1993
Contractors Ask for 'Performance Rules"
Want Performance Qualifications for All Crafts Involved In Construction or Maintenance Work
Gulf County contractors and
affiliated tradesmen asked the
County Commission for the pro-
tection furnished by competency
testing Tuesday night. Ann White,
acting as spokesperson for about
two dozen people involved in con-
struction and related crafts asked
for some sort of ordinance which'
would put them on "level ground"
with out-of-county tradesmen.
In her presentation to the
Commission, Mrs. White told of
unqualified people and people
from out of county coming into
Gulf County to practice a craft
with no qualifications and nobody
bothers them.. '
"When we go out of county-
even to Franklin or Bay County--
we must pass a competency test
to be able to be licensed in that
county. The same isn't so in Gulf
County," she said.
The group asked for an ordi-
nance which would cover plum-
bers, air conditioning, electri-
cians, contractors and other
Gulf County's building offi-
cer, Don Butler, verified the need
for such an ordinance. "If we
don't create one, the State will
probably require it by next year,"
he said. "Franklin County initiat-
ed such an ordinance October
1," Butler continued.
The Board agreed such an or-
dinance was needed in Gulf
County and unanimously agreed
to begin putting one together. "We
should have it done by. the first of
the year," Chairman Warren
The ordinance would test the
competency of all tradesmen in
the building trade whether it be a
carpenter or any of the other
crafts involved. Under such an or-
dinance, all craftsmen, whether
or not he resides in the county,
would be faced with his perfor-
mance ability being acceptable to
PAY FINES, COURT COSTS
Gulf County had to pay a
$2,100 fine to the Department of
Environmental Protection under
the threat of an additional
$10,000 per day levy if it contin-
ued to delay paymefit. The fine
was for an infraction of nearly a
"I don't want to pay it and I'll
A LARGE CROWD of visitors showed up at the Health Fair
Saturday in the Centennial Building. Health practitioners in sev-
eral fields of medicine were on hand to perform tests on people
who came by. The tests were free and patients referred to doc-
tors if an abnormality showed up.
The fair, which offered everything from blood pressure
checks to foot care, lasted until noon and was aimed primarily
at elderly people. Those conducting the fair and the sponsor,
Gulf Pines Hospital, were pleased with the participation.
In the photo above, Dr. Hasty of Panama City checks for an
eye problem on one of the visitors to the Fair.
vote against it," said Commission-
er Michael Hammond. "It's not
right to levy such a fine. It's not
the money, but the principle of
The fine was instigated by the
DEP because the County failed to '
keep adequate records of a land-
fill site. The records were kept,
but not in the manner which DEP
thought they should have been.
Thus, the fine was levied. '
Hammond was all for digging
in his heels and opposing the
payment, but the other Cominis-
sioners argued against it. Com:n
missioner Billy Traylor observed,
"I'm totally against the levy too,
but that $10,000 threat makes:
me want to pay it and fight it af-
ter the fact; and I'm ready to take
the necessary steps to prevent
such senseless fines from, being;;
levied against this or any other
county in the future. All it would
have taken in this instance is a.
letter informing us of how they;
wanted the records kept."
The Board agreed to' attempt
to get an extension on the fine.
which is due today [Thursday],
and if the extension isn't granted,
the fine will be paid immediately
and protests will be prepared and
sent to the department and to
certain influential legislators.
The Board also argued over
having to pay a court-ordered bill
for $915.00 to an out-of-county
attorney for defending a person's
interest in Gulf County court in a
child custody case. "If we .pay
this," Commissioner Traylor ex-
ploded, "Anyone in this room ean
go to court, declaring they can't
afford a lawyer and we'll have to
pay his feel"
Asked why the court didn't
use the public defender in this
case, attorney Pat Floyd said the
d o Wr.asn] .available
Rep. to Visit
U.S. Congressman Pete Peter-
son, D-Marianna, announced this
week that a representative from
his Panama City district office
will visit Port St. Joe to meet with
the law library of the Gulf County
Peterson said the staff mem-
ber, who will be visiting Gulf
County monthly, will provide in-
formation and help to residents
with questions and problems re-
lated to the Federal government.
for this case, so Judge Deedee
Costello appointed the attorney in
question and ordered Gulf
County to pay the bill, under
threat of being in contempt of
Asked if they could table the
matter, Floyd replied, "I don't,
think you want to test the order."
In other business to come be-
See (CONTRACTOR on Page 3)
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'Kandi Ward Homecoming Queen
Miss Kandi Ward was crowned homecom-
ing queen at the half-time ceremonies of the
Port St.' Joe-North Florida Christian School
footballgame last Friday night.
Crowning Miss Ward is Coya Bailey, last
year's homecoming queen.
Kandi is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
the high school for the' remainder of this
school year, passing her crown on to her
successor at next year's homecoming.
The homecoming queen was selected
from a field of 10 young ladies, making up
the court, by a vote of the student body dur-
ing the week of homecoming. The name of
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Milton Ward and is a senior at Port St. Joe half-time of the football game, when it is re-
HighS.chool. vealed to the audience and queen at the
Miss Ward will be the official hostess of same time.
lents Undecided About Water Supply
ABOUT 50 RESIDENTS of St. Joe Beach met Monday night
to consider their switching to Mexico Beach as a supplier of bulk
water for their water system. The subdivision, just west of Port
St. Joe, had been using Port St. Joe's treated water in their sys-
tem ever since it was built, some 10 years ago.
There was very little in the way of an organized movement ex-
pressing a desire to switch suppliers with the majority of those
in attendance at the meeting wanting to continue with the Port
St. Joe service.
The St. Joe Beach water system stretches to approximately
the east side of Gulf Aire. The subdivision is supplied by the
Mexico Beach system, which also supplies Beacon Hill.
A LARGE PART OF the discussion Monday night was the
problem Mexico Beach has experienced with a high level of fluo-
ride in their water. Mexico Beach, however, is planning to un-
dergo a $1 million renovation of their system, drilling additional
wells in order to lower the fluoride level by diluting water from
their present well with water from other wells. In order to pay for
the renovation the community, just over the county line, is at-
tempting to expand its system to other customers. They have of-
fered treated water to the St. Joe Beach system for $1.05 per
Port St. Joe, on the other hand, has water which consistently
tests among the best in the state of Florida, with its treatment
method, charges St. Joe Beach $1.80 per 1,000 gallons of treat-
ed water. Mayor Frank Pate says, 'We don't make any money,
even selling at that rate."
The people who subscribe to the Beach Water system agreed
at the hearing that they would put off making a decision until
they could get more input on the Mexico Beach system and
plans for its improvement.
They will conduct another hearing on Monday, October 25.
Officials Sworn In
NEWLY-ELECTED MAYOR Ray Dickens and City Com-
missioner Olivia Landry were officially seated in their offic-
es and given the oath of office in a special ceremony last
week. The two will embark on two year terms of service to
the city government of Wewahitchka.
The pair won election on September 7, each with only
one opponent. Dickens won his seat with a 133 vote major-
ity over his opponent, Tony Strange. Landry earned a slim
victory of only two votes, edging out Harold Armstrong.
The incumbents in neither office sought re-election.
LANDRY WON ELECTION in her first try for public of-
fice in the City of Wewahitchka. She will replace Robert Na-
tions, who completed a one year term, to which he was ap-
pointed to fill an unexpired term.
Dickens had served three years as Mayor in the past
and decided to run again for the office after a one term ab-
In the photo at left, Dickens takes the oath of office
from Doug Birmingham. In the photo at right, Birmingham
administers the oath to Landry.
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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14,1993
THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE Is having numerous selfish
people put a bug in their ear about the utopia which will exist if
net fishing is banned in Florida. First it was books in Boston;
now it's nets in Florida. We suppose we will be famous for our
actions in denying a workman his tools, as well as rolling in fish,
should this net ban come to pass.
One lone, squeaky voice in the House is wondering about the
compensation the State of Florida is going to pay those commer-
cial fishermen who are required to fish without nets. This Repre-
sentative, Charles Sembler of Sebastian-and a Republican, by
the way-has suggested the State should set up a fund for com-
pensating fishermen who have had their nets confiscated. He
says he sees no funds set aside for this.purpose at the present
MAYBE THIS THING the sports fishermen have for Gene
Raffield and Raffield Fisheries is not a unilateral activity after
all. Most of us here in Gulf County feel this way. We all feel as if
there Is a contract out on Raffield and his business by the pow-
ers that be. Now, we feel as If this vendetta is aimed at commer-
cial fishermen in general.
Remember back when the Soil Conservation Service was en-
couraging farmers to build fish ponds, both as a water conserva-
tion move and a producer of meat also? They warned that the
fish population should be thinned regularly or they would over-
populate. Biologists of a short while ago told us to go fishing reg-,
ularly In the lakes and streams. If you do, they advised, the fish
will grow larger. Their numbers will flourish.
COMMON SENSE should tell us that the same yardstick
should apply to the ocean or the Gulf of Mexico, too.
The problem is that sports fishermen have gotten greedy as
well as large in number. They now catch more fish than com-
mercial fishermen and their nets. Maybe we should do away
with their barbed hooks!
The Florida Legislature Is planning, however weak and meek
the motion, to ban the nets and pay the fishermen not to fish.
Seems we had that experiment with the farmers and their corn
WE WONDER IF the Legislature has ever heard of that cliche
which advises that you can give a person a loaf of bread and
cure his hunger for as long as it takes him to eat the bread; but
- give him the tools to fish with [including nets] and he can feed
himself and his family forever.
Didn't that cliche come from the U.S. government's operation
of the Peace Corps in starving nations?
What do we think of the proposed ban? About as much as
we would think of banning newspapers.
POLICE OVER IN Jefferson County have arrested four teens
and have lodged charges against them, pertaining to the murder
of the English tourist at the I-10 rest stop near Monticello. The
boys are aged 13 to 16. According to the Tallahassee Democrat,
the mother of one of the boys told authorities they were all at
4her home- watching television until 2:00 a.m. 'in the inomnfri.
Then -all four leftiricnludlrig the 13-year-bld arid the'14-year
,old .'. and two 16-year-olds.'
It's unusual, wouldn't you think, for.kids of this tender age
to be roaming the streets at night; stealing cars; accused of kill-
,ing people. Shouldn't a child that age [they are children] ordinar-
ily be expected to be.home in bed? Or, at least, at home
NOW, THE AUTHORITIES of Florida say they haven't the
flaws to deal with youths accused of such a heinous crime. They
-can't be kept in jail without the direction of a Grand Jury. At
their tender age, special care must be given them, such as not
mentioning their names in print, separating them from the pub-
lie where they are more or less prone to do the same things
These are unusual youths. They all have a record a yard long
some even longer. Probably they should have had a curfew,
:at least, applied to their nocturnal activities by the courts. It
"would seem logical to do so, considering the number of charges
they had placed against them already in their young life.
HOW DO YOU DEAL with young kids like this? They are
afraid of nothing. They don't realize ,how traumatic their actions
are for others, including their own parents. How supportive have
their parents been in the past? Have they insisted on values to
be displayed in their lives sorting out wrong activities from right
activities? Do they even have parents?
Has the State of Florida allowed things to deteriorate to this
point by relaxirig penalties against juveniles to the point authori-
ty is not feared or respected?
bunker Down with Kes
by Kesley Colbert
?lp Me, Rhonda..JHelp Help Me!
I don't know much about
football, although I think I'm a lit-
tle ahead of Mrs. Luther Purvis.
She went to see her favorite
grandson, Nicky Joe Stafford,
play for the first time, came
home, and told Mr. Purvis that
she, "didn't understand why they
Just couldn't give each team a
ball and cut out all of that awful
I also don't want to do "an-
other football story". This, as I
hope you will discover, goes way
beyond the realm of football.
Jeremy Tull is number 77 in
your program-I don't know
where he ranks in your heart, but
in mine he Jumped several notch-
es last Friday night .". And so
did a lot of others ....
Jeremy is a big guy. He
weighs just slightly less than one
of those old fashioned upright pi-
anos. He's quick and you ought
to see him trap block-he wipes
'em outl The thing I've admired
about J.T. is he will get downfield
and block. Most big guys want to
do their work very close to where
they live. Very close! When you
ask a big guy to "pull down the
line, lead up the hole making
sure you 'bust it' so you're ahead
of the running back, dip that in-
side shoulder, and run up field
hopefully into and right over the
free safety", they immediately
start calculating the distance be-
tween themselves and the free
safety. Then they get to adding up
the times "we're" gonna run the
sweep. You'd be amazed at how
often the big guy gets his feet tan-
gled up with the center's. "Sor-
ry, Coach, I couldn't get out-
dang center backed up or they
shot a line backer in there or
Not so with 77; he'll get
downfield and look someone up.
He'll also turn around and
play defense. I saw him limp off
Friday night and I was a mite
concerned. I found out later, it
was a bruised calf muscle. I got
kicked by a horse in the calf
once: I couldn't walk for three
days. My dad said I was lucky, it
was just a glancing blow. J.T.
limped back on the field and got
right back in the middle of things.
He came off a little later for
more repairs. This time, part of
his finger nail and some skin was
ripped off. Folks, that hurts me
Just to write it down! It would
also sack me up for the evening.
I'd a'said, "Hey, Coach, I ain't go-
ing back in there."
It's a good thing Coach Priest
wasn't counting on me.
I have two boys in the pro-
gram and often wondered what
kind of coach they "needed". Lis-
ten, you spend five minutes with
Coach Priest and you'll realize, he
likes kids. He ain't playing. He
ain't pretending. I don't know or
care about those x's and o's, give
me the guy who wants to be
around the young'uns. Those
coaches like my two boys, and
yours, too. That type of relation-
ship alone can win you the close
ones. It can also help you in foot-
Speaking of close ones--it
didn't look good for the home
team Friday night when North
Florida Christian, an excellent
football team, moved the ball
down to our 4 yard line. Three
minutes left on the clock. They
score, they win. We stop 'em, we
win. It's first down. The rubber
was fixing to meet the road.
Jeremy Tull, paying no atten-
tion to his calf or to his bandaged
hand, turned to his comrades-in-
arms, "I've spent everyday in the
weight room for the last four
years getting ready for this mo-
ment. Nothing can keep me out of
this ball game."
Hello! Bingol J.T. came to a
realization that so many in life
sadly miss. There is a direct
connection between how you
live your life and the results
you get out of life.
Sure, it's bigger than football.
and I hope number 6 in the de-
fensive secondary caught the sig-
nificance of that statement. And I
hope number 10 at outside line
backer got it and number 50 ... I
(See KESLEY Page 3)
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'Leaves Aren't All That's Colorful In the Fall
Can You Legitimately Claim That Playing GolfIs Exercise?
THIS WILL BE A column on
losing weight; or attempting to. At
least it will be a column on wish-
ing I could lose some weight with-
out the exercise of declaring a
moratorium on some of the deli-
cious things I eat. It's hard not to
say 'Yes" when one or two of the
sweet ladies in Port St Joe urge
me to "have a piece of cake. Mrs.
So and So made it and it's abso-
Well what do you say to an
introduction like that? You eat
the cake! The same goes for pie or
casseroles, stew, cornbread,
homemade rolls, etc. and etc.
There is one special lady in
town who brings me a number of
cream puffs periodically. How can
I turn her down? How do I hurt
her feelings by not eating the
cream puffs? The answer is, I
don't. I even look forward to the
next bunch of creamy, chocolate-
covered, pure heaven!
But, I'm still interested in los-
ing weight. It has become a ne-
cessity. Still, there are some
things I need to know.
ONE THING I need to know
is why are my pants getting too
tight around the middle when the
scales say I still weigh the same
thing I did when I bought them
and they fit.
That's no Joke! I have always
weighed around 190 to 200
pounds. I've weighed that for
years, and the pants I have were
bought with that weight in mind
. .. and around the middle.
But, they are getting tight!
Can you explain that one to me.
About four years ago, I ballooned
up to 215 and some of the same'
pants and shirts I am wearing
now were not as tight then as
they are now at an even 200.
Do you suppose they
This weight thing is begin-,
ning to bother me now. I can see
the day when I must go down-,
town and purchase new slacks
and shirts if I am going to have
clothing which is comfortable to
wear. I'm beginning to feel like
that comic character of many
years ago in the "Smilin' Jack"
drawn by Zack Mosely. Smilin'
Jack had a Hawaiian sidekick
called "Fat Stuff' whose shirt was
always popping buttons off and a
chicken was al-ways-Tandy to gob-
ble them up as fast as they
COULD IT BE that I need to
get me an exercise machine?
There are machines today for
everything. Got a sprained ankle?
Get a whirlpool machine. Got an
aching back? Get a special mat-
tress with a vibrator built in.
Have a bad memory? Get a com-
puter to remember what you are
prone to forget. Machines tell you
where you hurt, diagnosing you
like a skipping automobile en-
gine, to isolate your problem.
An exercise machine would
be just the ticket for me, to help
me in losing a little weight.
I see exercise machines on
television almost every day.
Would they help me to look like
the one demonstrating the ma-
chine? I often wondered why peo-
ple with these perfect physiques
are shown usingmachines which
help them lose weight. They don't
Tanned, supple, muscular,
going through the routine on
their particular machine as if it
were no effort at all. I should be
able to use such a machine.
I'VE EVEN CONSIDERED
taking up golf. That's exercise; or
so I am told.
I could take up the game of
golf, get me a golf cart to ride in,
hire a caddy to tote my bag to
and from the ball for me. I could
get all sorts of weight-losing exer-
cise playing golf.
A golfer persuaded me not to
take up the game, however, if I
was going to use it solely as a
weight-reducing tool. He didn't
actually button-hole me and give
me the word in 25 words or less.
He persuaded me in other ways.
For instance when Gary Hart
came to the champion's circle at
St. Joseph Bay Country Club to
claim the championship jacket re-
cently, he remarked, "I hope it
fits! I'm getting a little pudgy
around the middle."
If a serious golfer-serious
enough to win the Tapper tourna-
ment-is gaining weight and play-
ing golf every day, what good
could it do me?
Then, Saturday, I saw some
serious golfers when I went to the
course to make some pictures of
real golfers in action. They came
zipping up to the green, in their
golf carts; parked them on the lip
of the green, and spent the rest of
the half hour standing around
while one of them putted. The
putter ambled around, getting the
best angle for his shot, until he
leisurely stroked the ball toward
the hole. :
How can I lose weight with an
exercise regimen like that? I
guess I will continue to wrestle
with those tight pants. That'll give
me a little exercise
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Spaceport Resuming Activity On Dec. 4
J Wendall Campbell
Have You Ever Seen...
... a teenager who wouldn't throw dirty clothes or wet towels
6n the floor?
.. a car that was easy to start when you're in a hurry?
a clean kitchen in the morning when the children came in
after you went to bed?
a pair of shoes in the road?
.anyone stop to remove a dead skunk in the road?
S.. a grandchild that wasn't the most precious thing on earth
to the grandparents?
... a roach that didn't make your skin crawl?
a child that "grew up" before his parents "cut him off'?
... a newspaper that is thrown in the right spot each morning?
S.. a grocery bill that you thought wasn't big enough?
... a set of tires on your car that you thought would never
.a comedian on HBO who doesn't use every profanity out of
... a news program on TV that has nothing but good news?
... a mother who thought a son-in-law was too good for her
... a pot of coffee brewing on a cold morning that didn't smell
good, even if you don't drink coffee?
a half-a-hole dug in the ground?
... a non-smoker who enjoyed sitting in a smoking lounge with
about 15 smokers?
... a men's restroom that didn't have something written on the
wall, except maybe at church?
S... a church that didn't have a "Holy" air about it?
.. a day when it rained "just enough" and then stopped?
S. a gambling man who always won?
S.. a wet dog that smelled good?
... a person who bought an automobile at the dealer's cost and
... a sunny day with hopes up to the sky? My wish is that all
your days are like that.
The Spaceport Authority of
Florida revealed this week anoth-
er space probe has been planned
from the installation here in Gulf
County at Cape San Bias. It will
be the second shot from the local
installation since it was activated
According to Edward L. Elle-
good, Director of Operations of
the Spaceport Authority of Flori-
da, the mission will take place on
the morning of December 4. Elle-
good said, "We have notified the
necessary representatives at
Eglin Air Force Base, and are now
working with FSU to prepare for
the first of three ozone measure-
The Space Center installation
here in Gulf County was estab-
lished to handle primarily educa-
tional and industrial sub-orbital
The first shot from the sta-
tion was delayed several times
and came about a year after the
station was activated. The site is
composed of a launch pad, which
was already in place from the
1960's and 70's at the Eglin Test
site at Cape San; Bias.
The first shot came in the fall
of 1992 and another was to have
followed within just a short while.
But, Ellegood said, 'The many de-
lays since our previous Cape San
Bias launch were the result of
other mission requirements,
equipment procurement require-
ments for the ozone mission and
our busy schedule for other pro-
jects at Cape Canaveral and else-
The space director said his of-
fice would be coordinating this
mission with Gulf County officials
and the local community. He said
some student participation is be-
ing considered for the launch, to
include special tours, launch site
access, etc. The strident access
will include high school students
as well as students from FSU.
The Spaceport location here
in Gulf County was courted dili-
gently by local interests and the
Chamber of Commerce, as a pos-
sible boost for the local economy.
Commodity Distribution Oct. 19-21
U.S.D.A. commodities will be
distributed in Gulf County on Oc-
tober 19 & 21 to those who are el-
igible. Eligibility is based on total
household income not in excess
of the State-established maxi-
mum percentage of the poverty
line' for the appropriate house-
hold size. Recipients will receive
two (2) months commodities on
these dates, therefore it is very
important that everyone bring a
bag or box.
The distribution will take
place in Port St. Joe and Wewa-
hitchka at the Senior Citizen's
Buildings. The Distribution in
Port St. Joe will be on Tuesday,
October 19, from 1-3 p.m. ET and
the distribution in Wewahitchka
will be on Thursday, October 21,
from 12-2 p.m. CT. Recipients
must have a current commodity
card to receive their commodities.
There will be no registration at
the distribution centers. If anyone
has questions concerning their el-
igibility, they should call 227-
1735, 639-5068, or come by the'
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fore the Commission, the follow-
ing action*was taken:.,
-Agreed to make up the
$13,000 shortfall from a
$250,000 collection of grants over
a period of three years to com-
pletely finish renovation of the old
courthouse in Wewahitchka. The
price of materials had increased
since the' project was first esti-
mated and work started.
-Held the final public hear-
ing of a proposed animal control
ordinance, making it eligible for
-Agreed to furnish the Dal-
keith Fire Department $4,000
from fire district taxes to pur-
chase property for a: fire depart-
-Agreed to invite Judge Dee-
dee Costello to the next Board
meeting to discuss her location in
the Gulf County Courthouse.
Commodity Office in the Gulf
County Courthouse prior to these
dates. Wewahitchka residents
may come to the Old Courthouse
on Wednesday, October 20, from
12:30-4:30 p.m. CT to certify for
commodities. To certify or recerti-
fy you will need to bring proof of
income or food stamp papers.
"Acceptance and participa-
tion" in the program is the same
for everyone without regard to
race, color, national origin, age,
sex, or handicap.
On Tuesday, October 19, the
Gulf County Public Library In
Port St. Joe will present a special
children's program on the Hallo-
ween season, Halloween Dream.
Preschoolers' program will
start at 1:30 p.m. and K-5th
grade will be at 2:30 p.m. Chil-
dren are asked to be on time for
their particular program, so the
library staff won't have to make
the witches and goblins wait too
long. The programs are free, and
a good turnout is expected.
To The Editor:
We are writing in response to
the article in The Star on 9/30/
93 regarding the prohibition of
Several "Un-happy Taxpay-
ers" as well as a local realtor are
so very concerned about the ero-
sion and destruction of the
beach; did they ever stop to think
of the destruction they have
caused by DEVELOPMENT-
such as leveling the dunes and
surrounding areas; driving pil-
ings; building roads and : drive-
ways; etc.????? It makes the local,
residents RETCH to continue to
hear your "phony" concerns.
The citizens of Gulf County
and the State of Florida should
NOT have to pay the price of NO,
access to the cape beaches be-
cause of the lack of knowledge
and research by some of the Cape
San Bias property owners. A sim-
ple check of survey maps would
have revealed a steady erosion
rate from the point of the Cape
north for 2 miles.
This also brings a point to
light; we wonder if there is an ef-
fort by some realtors selling this .
property and opposing beach '
driving, not to disclose this infor-
mation. It seems that the realtors
are concerned of the possible lack
of revenue due to a few com-
plaints by renters. They should
realize that the county receives a
lot of tax dollars because of per-'
mitted beach driving.
The property owners com-
plaining were aware that beach
driving was permitted at the time
they purchased their property,
were they not?
As for the, amount of taxes.
they pay; 14% is hardly enough -
to warrant more privileges than
hope I stick it in the front regions'
of my mind and quit fussing so
much at my boys about "how to
live' and start doing a little better
job my ownself.
J.T. didn't do it by himself.
He had lots of help. North Florida
anyone else in the county. We re-
alize they have rights, but so does
every other citizen of Gulf County
and the State of Florida.
90% of the residents have
lived here most of their lifetimes;
we believe that it is not coinciden-
tal that the erosion rate has in-
creased since development of the
peninsula. We also believe that,
the natural erosion has occurred'
in this area over many years, and-
will, in time, renourish itself. For..
example: Indian Pass Beach.
One realtor quoted that this
is not a political issue, but a
PROBLEM; yes, It is a problem--
the problem being development.
What concerns us is ulterior
motives of the people who are,
complaining: specifically, Mr. Bill
McGee, who Is President of the
South Gulf County Taxpayers As-
sociation. He also owns a rental
unit fronting the Gulf of Mexico;
does he feel that prohibiting
beach driving would increase his
We realize there are problems
with beach driving, but we also
feel that the county ordinance is
addressing most of these con-
cerns. Remember, there is fine
line between utilizing a natural
resource and protecting it. We
need to walk that fine line by pro-.
tecting, not abusing.
We. who are also Gulf County
taxpayers, have the solution to
your. problem We have several
major highways leading North,.
South, East, or West; you may
take any direction to find a beach
Where driving is prohibited. When
in Rome, do as the Romans do;
Get the idea??????
Concerned Beach-Driving Citizens
Duke and Lynda Boyett
From Page 2
Christian didn't have a chance.
77 decided that we had worked
longer, harder for the game than
they had. His senior year Home-
coming game will be a wonderful
memory for the rest of his life. It'
should be. He came by it the old
I'll tell you another reason I
like Jeremy. His mother runs a
bakery. You talk about some good
apple fritters Every time I've
seen J.T. in the past year and >a
half or so, I've eased up to him
and said something like, "Seven-
seven, if my mother had a bakery,
I'd bring you donuts every morn-
ing. Wouldn't cost you a thing.
You know I'd do it! I'd bring you
donuts every morning."
He'd just smile and look a lit-
tle uncomfortable and usually
say, "Awh, Coach."
A couple of weeks ago, I laid
it on him again,. a little thicker
than usual. As soon as I finished
with the last "donuts every morn-
ing," he said, "Coach, if I wrote a
newspaper column every week,
I'd sure write a story about you."
J.T., bless your heart, son,
here it is.
Cape San Blas
Letter for Gulf County
Residents from the Cape San
On September 28th, this as-
sociation appeared before the
Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners. Our purpose
was to convince the Board that
Cape San Blas is a significant
economic asset to Gulf County,
to be protected and supported.
Although most properties are
not owned and occupied by local
people, the taxes collected from
them amount to over one million
dollars. Tourists who rent the
houses spend hundreds of thou-
sands of dollars that support lo-
cal businesses and tradesmen. ,
Erosion at the- Cape. from
the Stump Hole north to the
State Park, has become a major
threat to the preservation of
Cape's economic value to the
County. Ass the- beach becomes
narrower, the public is endan-
gered by vehicle traffic. Tourists
with young families find this ob-
jectionable and do not return or
purchase property. As the sea
erodes the sand and dunes, it is.
eroding the value of taxable Gulf
County property, and our future
revenue base. Without .immedi-
ate positive action by the board.,
this economic decline may soon
We want all Gulf County
residents to know that our re-
quest to the board is based
upon our desire to preserve the
beauty and value of Gulf County
Beaches, not for our benefit
alone, but for the benefit of the
The full text of our petition
to the Board is presented below.
If you agree with our position,
please let your Commissioner
know how you feel.
To: Gulf County' Board
From: The Cape San Bias
Subject: Request for
Change in,St. Jo-
The Cape San Bias Taxpay-
ers Association is concerned
that erosion on St. Joseph Pe-
ninsula is causing physical and
economic damage to Gulf
County. Neither Gulf County
nor the State of Florida has a
strong program to preserve the
beaches in the St. Joseph Bay
Aquatic. Preserve (which in-
cludes the beaches from Cape
San Bias to the tip of St. Joseph
Peninsula). The beach from the
Stump Hole north to St. Joseph
State Park has and is continu-
ing to suffer severe erosion. This
Association believes that beach
driving is a critical matter of pe-
destrian safety and contributes
to the erosion. These factors will
ultimately result in a decline in
the Peninsula's economic value
to the County. The Cape San
Bias Taxpayers Association,
therefore, respectfully petitions
the Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners to
change its current ordinances
and prohibit beach driving on
St. Joseph Peninsula from the
Stump Hole north to St. Joseph
State Park, and to formulate a
plan to combat the beach ero-
Residents State Position On Beach Driving
sion, for the detailed reasons set
1. In 1977 Gulf County saw
fit to prohibit beach driving on
St. Joe Beach. In its 1984 revi-
sion(84-3) of this ordinance the
County defended its prohibition
by declaring that driving on the
beaches had resulted in "de-
struction of vegetation and sand
dunes which leaves the upland
exposed and endangered from
an environmental stand point."
and "in many instances the
manner of operating vehicles
has resulted in great danger to
"e-people who are lying or walking%
along the beaches". At the time.
of these original ordinances the
beaches of St. Joseph Peninsula
were largely undeveloped, but
this has changed. The Peninsula
beaches are at least as heavily
used today as was St. Joe Beach
sixteen years ago. Moreover, the
St. Joseph Peninsula beaches
have significantly higher rates of
erosion than St. Joe Beach. The
County, to be consistent with its
own past logic and legislative
precedent, should now prohibit
driving on the beaches of St. Jo-
seph Peninsula from the Stump
Hole north to the State Park.
2. Because of the erosion,
many areas of the beach from
the Stump Hole north to. the
State Park are not wide enough
for simultaneous use by pedes-
trians and vehicles. Vehicles are
forced to traverse the dmdne
structure either to avoid the wa-
ter or to avoid bathers and their
towels, umbrellas, and games.
Furthermore, it is frequently im-
possible, because of the erosion,
to reach the beach north of the
lighthouse via the only legal ve-
hicle access at C-30. Conse-
quently numerous illegal access
points have been created by ve-
Shicles driving over the dunes.
The destruction of vegetation
and dunes caused by beach
traffic inhibits healing after a
storm surge, and is thereby an
accelerating factor in the ero-
sion equation, which the county
itself has acknowledged. The
County has been requested by
the Florida Department of Envi-
ronmental Protection, Beaches
and Shores Division (1991) and
by the Florida Marine Patrol
(1992) to stop beach driving in
3. The County has created
an inherent and indisputable
risk to pedestrians by sanction-
ing driving on the narrow beach-
es of St. Joseph Peninsula, and
the county has magnified the
risk by failing to adequately en-
force its own driving regula-
tions. By the Sheriffs report,
there is a patrolling officer as-
signed to the beach only on
weekends and holidays from
10AM-6PM during the summer
months. The beaches on the pe-
ninsula are a nationally known
resort, and are used heavily
throughout the summer every
day of the week. Many vacation-
ers do not expect truck and
ATV's to be on the beach. The
noise of the waves makes it diffi-
cult to hear approaching vehi-
cles. It would easily be possible
for a child playing on the beach
to walk into the path of a truck.
Moreover, vehicles use the
beach at night, sometimes with-
out headlights, when there is no
patrolling officer. There has not
yet been a serious accident, but.
as the beaches are being used
more heavily every year, we be-
lieve an accident is inevitable.
The County is clearly liable,
having legalized a practice
which is dangerous and which it
inadequately regulates by any
standard. We ask the County to
stop beach driving in the inter-
est of public safety.
4. If the County applied the
same standards to the beaches
of St. Joseph Peninsula that it
has applied and upheld in re-
gard to St. Joe Beach, driving
.would- be prohibited. *That it
does riot apply these standards
is an infringement of the rights
of property owners along the Pe-.
ninsula, and is clearly discrimi-
natory. Much of the driving oc-
curs above mean high water, on
beach that is primarily privately
owned. By permitting this driv-
ing, the County has denied a
Specific subset of property own-,
ers jurisdiction over their own
lands, anid has done so in a way
which actually destroys the
property. The County has no
demographic or scientific data
base to support prohibition of'
driving' in one area and sanc-:
tioning :of driving in another.
Nor does the public's right to ac-
cess the beaches Include a right
to destroy them. It cannot be
argued that the public has no
alternative 'access to the beach.
The County has use of two prop-
erties between the Stump Hole
and the State Park which it
could develop with dune walkb-
vers and upland parking, if it
chose to do so.
5. Florida Statute 161.58
clearly states that all revenue
collected from the sale of beach
driving permits shall be applied
"only for beach maintenance;
beach-related traffic manage-
ment and parking; beach-
related: law enforcement and lia-
bility insurance; or beach relat-
ed sanitation, lifeguard, or other
staff purposes." Gulf County has
not so applied its revenue, and
stands in violation of Florida
Statute. This revenue, if used
for beach management exclu-
sively, could have provided up-
land parking for all citizens, and
critically needed law enforce-
ment which the Sheriff claims
cannot be supplied without fur-
6. St. Joseph Peninsula,
from the tip of Cape San Bias to
St. Joseph State Park, lies with-
in the St. Joseph Bay Aquatic
Preserve. As part of the Pre-
serve, all land seaward of mean
high water lies under State ju-
risdiction. The majority of up-
land property is privately
owned. Florida Statute 161.58
grants the authority to deter-
mine beach driving to local au-
thorities only on land which is
under local jurisdiction. To our
knowledge, the State has not
transferred the jurisdiction of
aquatic preserve lands to the
County. Therefore the county
can only be permitting driving
on private lands. While there is
clear legal precedent establish-
ing unrestricted lateral access to
beaches below the vegetation
line to pedestrians, we believe
that no such precedent exists
for vehicles. The County, there-
fore, has no authority to permit
beach driving on private proper-
ty against the wishes of the
property owner, and we do not
believe the property owners
have been consulted in this re-
7. The Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners should
recognize that tourism Is one of
the County's fastest growing in-
dustries; providing jobs for local
citizens, significant Income for
local business, and large
amounts of revenue through
property taxes. Gulf County
does not have an active beach
management plan to protecbthis 1
vital resource, but rather seems '
Intent upon letting it die
through Inaction. As the erosion
decreases the beach.on the Pe-
ninsula, tourists find it less at-
tractive. This Association has
written testimony that individu-
als will not return next year,be-
cause of deteriorating beaghap,
conditions. Over the nexif.me.w-
years, failure to formulate-.a,-
beach management plan. andktot;
halt the driving which contrih
utes to erosion and endangers
lives, will certainly stall the
growth of the County's tourist
In summary, the Associa-
tion requests the Board of
County Commissioners 'to treat
Cape San 'Blas as an economic e
asset to the County and:
1) Seek assistance to. contibW'l "
2) Stop beach driving from ,
the stump Hole to the State
3) Change your proposed
use of the Tucker property to an
upland parking area and beach
4) Provide full enforcement
of current ordinances until
changes are made.
The Cape San Bias Taxpay-
ers Association represents 178
property owners on St. Joseph
Peninsula and is dedicated to
protecting and preserving the
natural beauty and the recrea-
tional value of the beaches for
all citizens of the County for
years into the future. The Asso-
ciation firmly believes that all
citizens of the County should
have access to the beaches and
is willing to work with the
County to that end. We are ea-
ger to cooperate to develop a
beach management plan which
will be non-destructive, safe,
and equitable. For example, we
would support the construction
of upland parking facilities and
dune walkovers. But driving on
the beach of St. Joseph Penin-
sula from the Stump Hole to the
State Park must stop. We re-
spectfully request that the
County Commissioners consider
our arguments and comply with
our request. We further request
that the Board of County Com-
missioners include this letter in
the minutes of the County
Board Meeting and provide the
Association with a written re-
sponse at the address above. As
these concerns impact the des-
ignated St. Joseph Bay Aquatic
Preserve, which has been estab-
lished by the Florida Legisla-
ture, this Association is also
taking its plea for action to the
Thank you for your time
Space paid for by The Cape San
Bias Taxpayers Association.
When In Rome...
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOB. FL a THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 1993
PAGE 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 1993
Mr. and Mrs. Paul White of marriage ol their daughter, Pau-
Overstreet are announcing the lia, to Mr. Freddie Hunter, son of
O WHow to Build A Bar Cookie
So, you've seen recipes in the newspaper, but never tried one?
Maybe you looked a few over, and seeing terms like "simmer, cream
together and fold in," you weren't sure what they meant. Sometimes
we forget that most Americans did not learn baking skills as children.
Well, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to make a cookie -- especially when
you understand the language in the instructions. Here's a baking from scratch
ef7 cookie recipe for first time bakers. 7
~ Spicy Raisin Bar Cookies .
15 oz (1 pkg) raisins 1 teaspoon salt*
2 cups water 3 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup butter or shortening 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon "
1 cup sugar 1. teaspoon nutmeg
2 eggs 1 cup chopped nuts, optional '.
1 tablespoon baking powder* $t
*You can use self-rising flour instead of all purpose; omit the baking powder & salt.
Procedure: Turn oven on and set to 325F. Simmer raisins in 2 cups water 15
minutes. Cool slightly. Pour 3/4 cup of the water into a measuring cup and set aside.
Drain off the rest of the water. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs. Throughly mix baking powder and salt with the flour. (Ifusing self-rising
flour, skip this step.) Stir together flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Thoroughly blend
flour mixture alternately with 3/4 cup reserved water into creamed mixture. Add raisins
and stir in nuts. Pour batter into greased 15-1/2 X 10-1/2 inch pan with 1-inch high
sides. (If your pan is a little smaller, your bar cookies will be taller.) Bake in 3250F oven
for 30 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan. Cut into 2 X 3 inch bars.
Here's what it means:
Cream together: Using a spoon or Simmer: Bring the temperature
electric mixer, beat mixture together until of liquid to just about boiling but
Sit becomes soft, smooth and well-blended, not quite 7- until you see little,
bubbles just breaking the surface.
Measuring Flour: Flour does not have fill it level
to be sifted if it is lightly stirred and spooned 1
into a dry measuring cup (one in which the
measurements go all the way to the top of the cup).
Fill the cup, then level it off with a straight edge (knife or spatula). When using a
measuring spoon, level off other dry ingredients, such/as sugar, the same way.
Beat in eggs: Break the eggs open, pouring them into a small bowl. Remove
,,any shell fragments. Pour eggs over ingredients in large bowl. Take a wooden
spoon and stir, using short fast circular motions, until it becomes one consistency.
Courtesy of the Home Baking Association
Happy 14th Birthday
October 16, 1993
We Love You!
Uncle Rusty, Aunt Debbie, &
Uncle Gregg & Aunt Donna
Mr. and Mrs. George Hunter of
The double-ring ceremony
was performed by Rev. Charles
Parker at 2:00 p.m. on August 14
at First United Methodist Church
in Mexico Beach.
The bride's' attendants were
maid of honor Wendy Varner,
Diane Bender, and Elaine Gere-
The groom's best man was
Roger Adkinson. Ushers were
George Hunter and Eddie Gerena.
Kayla White served as flower
girl and Matthew Hunter as ring
bearer. Music was furnished by
The bride chose a silk organ-
za dress with a chapel length
train, complemented with a fin-
tertip length floral headpiece. The
attendants wore long peach satin
Floral arrangements were by
Ard's Florist consisting of peach
and white roses with baby's
America's Cover Miss/Boy /i
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&; SPECIAL HALLOWEEN PAGEANT WITH TROPHIES
AND HALLOWEEN TREATS FOR ALL CONTESTANTS
Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Hunt
breath and ferns. A reception
held at Mexico Beach Chambe
-The bride and groom re
For the third year, Gulf Coast
Community College will sponsor
an Elderhostel Program in afilia-
tion with Elderhostel Nationwide.'
Elderhostel boasts its "goal is
still low-cost quality education for
anyone who is curious and any-
one who is old enough." Partici-
pants 60 years and older fre-
quently say, "studying there is
half the fun" because of the inter-
esting programs, distinguished 16-
cations and positive social re-
In 1991, Gulf Coast Commu-
nity College successfully initiated
its first year as an Elderhostel
host institution by opening its
doors to "out-of-town" senior
During their stay, Elderhos-
telers are exposed to the cultural
traditions of the South and the
beautiful natural resources of
Northwest Florida. These discov-
eries are often stimulated by the
expertise of lectures, hands-on ,
projects, educational field trips,
GCCC student activities and local
points of interest. Such national
exposure promises to net a posi-
tive future economic impact upon,
area business in Bay County.
The 1993-94 Elderhostel Pro-
gram offers courses from October
to June. Each session, partici-
pants will be involved in a variety
of subjects including: cultural
dance, fine arts, natural history,
marine biology, geology, environ-
mental science, wellness, photog-
raphy, computers, radio, Florida
maritime history and comic
Local elders may participate
as commuters for a fee of $75
which includes all instructional
courses and field trips. Registra-
tion for these slots is based on
availability and must be con-
firmed on ,a first-come, first-serve
basis in the Office of Lifelong
Learning, 2nd floor, Student Un-
ion East Building. For more infor-
mation of participating in the El-
derhostel program locally, call
769-1551, ext. 6025.
All catalogs and residential
reservations for other cities must
be confirmed through the nation-
al headquarters. If you would like
more information on the educa-
tional' and, travel opportunities,
contact Elderhostel Headquar-
ters, 75 Federal Street, Boston,
MA 02110, or call catalog regis-
tration at (617) 426-8056.
Chuck Wood was the lucky
winner of a $100 savings bond in.
a contest sponsored by the fifth
grade of the Highland View Ele-
mentary School. The bond con-
test was conducted by the class
to raise funds to finance their
end-of-school trip to St. Augus-
The bohd was presented ,to
the class to give away by First
Union Bank of Port St. Joe. Josh
Posey, of the class, 'provided
Wood with the winning ticket.
The Lupus Support GroUj,
will meet Saturday, October 16,
from 10-12 at St. Dominic's
Chapel, Hwy. 98, Panama City.
Discussion and educational'vid-
For more information, call
Marsha at 871-5033 or Sherry at
The Parent Awareness Group
will meet Tuesday, October 19, at
7:00 p.m. at the County Commis-
sion Room' in the Gulf County
Courthouse. "'. ,
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Like a good neighbor,
State Farm is there.
Haley Elizabeth Porter
It's A Girl!
Ron and Holly Porter of Pan
ma City announce the birth
their daughter, Haley Ehlzabet
at Gulf Coast Community Hosp
tal September 23. She weighed
lbs. and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Cecil an
Beth Lyons of Port St. Joe, an
Bob and Linda Porter of Lexin
ton, Missouri. Great
grandparents are Robert ai
Nona Williams of Wewahitchk
Cecil and Mary Alice Lyons
Port St. Joe, and Clara Rader
Fort Scott, Kansas.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 1993
CHILDREN'S HEALTH FORUM
Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D.
Children and adolescents do NOT "inherit" fatness. What they
do "inherit" is the family food patterns and habits. Some children
will fall into poor eating patterns insidiously. Suddenly, a/ parent
will realize the child is snacking all day. If this happens, there is a
,need to be firm and put an end to eating except at mealtimes. Water
is allowed, between meals, and that is all.
Other children eat too fast. Mealtime should be a leisurely time
'with discussions of family activities and plans. No child should be
allowed to bolt his food and jump up from the table. Careful chew-
ing gives much more satisfaction and the sense of having eaten
than does swallowing food in large unchewed amounts.
If between meal eating is controlled, that means there is no role
in a child'sldiet for potato chips, soft drinks, fritos, candy bars, and
other junk foods. Help your older child save any money he might
spend on those non-essentials for some large, expensive item he
wants to have.
School children should be occupied from breakfast to lunch,
and until the end of the school day. After school, they may need a
piece of fruit. With a short break after school, time should be spent
first doing homework and then outside playing or exercising. There
is no legitimate role for the television in the afternoon unless one is
using an exercise tape.
SExercise Is equally important in obesity control to meal plan-
ning and food preparation. Everyone rides too much instead of
walking. Children do not need to be driven everywhere they go. Bi-
cycle riding and walking are great ways for children to get where
they want to go.
Foed should be prepared by baking, broiling, or boiling-not
frying. We all need to work hard to reduce the amount of fats and
sugars in our diets.
1. No between meal eating
2. Eat slowly
3. Careful meal planning
4. Careful food preparation
If you as a parent are doing all these things and your child is
still too fat, you need to discuss the problem with your doctor to see
where the problem lies.
NAACP Passes Torch
The public is cordially invited
to attend the spiritual program
held Sunday, October 17, at Zion
TFair Missionary, Baptist Church
at 4 p.m. Community leaders, re-
'ligious, social, and civic organiza-
tions may sponsor a child in a
Pass The Torch ceremony. Adults,
n Painting &
Stencil, Faux Finish
and Special Effects
for Walls, Floors,
Fabrics, & Furniture
religious, social and civic organi-
zations are encouraged to make
a Life Membership and/or Regu-
lar membership paid to the
The Pass The Torch ceremony
symbolizes the NAACP legacy and
leadership responsibility, particu-
larly with the younger generation.
The theme, "Preparing the Next
Generation For the Struggle." One
idea tossed into the "Think Tank"
was to target the youth early in
life by getting them Involved in
...NAACP work., Thus,. .,the older
membership generation could-
leave a legacy that would perpet-
Speaker for'the occasion will
be Dr. Charles Evans, president
of the Tallahassee Branch
NAACP, State Education Chair-
person for the NAACP, and Pro-
fessor at Florida A & M Universi-
ty. Everyone is invited to attend.
Refreshments will be served after
the program. This local member-
ship drive program will culminate
into the Florida State Convention
of NAACP Branches Membership
Laydown, October 21-23.
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Port St. Joe.
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Use Common Sense Around Alligators
With over 3,000,000 acres of
lakes and 12,000 miles of rivers
and streams, Florida has an
abundance of recreational water
users, and an alligator population
Port St. Joe Elementary
School is sponsoring an October-
fest parade on Saturday, October
23. All children interested in
marching in the parade should
meet at the St. Joe Paper Compa-
ny office building parking lot at
9:00 a.m. Those interested in par-
ticipating in the costume contest
are asked to pick up your num-
ber at the station set up for that
purpose at the west end of tlhe
lot. You will be instructed at that
point where each age group will
The parade will proceed down
Reid Ave. and end at the lot be-
hind City Hall, where the judging
will take place. All participants
will receive a ribbon. 1st, 2nd,
and 3rd place ribbons will be
awarded in each age category,
those being Pre-School & Kinder-
garten, 1st grade & 2nd grade,
3rd grade & 4th grade, and 5th
grade & 6th grade.
The Board of Directors of the
Wewahitchka Chamber of Com-
merce invite you, to attend the an-
nual dinner meeting on Monday,
October 18, at 7:00 p.m. at the
Community Center in Wewahitch-
The guest speaker will be Bill
Thurber, Deputy Secretary for the
Florida Department of Correc-
The cost is' $9 per person,
;and reservations should be made
In advance. RSVP 227-1223.
The Lion's Tale
By Jackie Quarles
Faith Christian School has
just completed its first six weeks
of its twentieth year. There are
approximately 175 students in K-
3 through grade twelve.
This year began with orienta-
tion on Monday, August 17, and
has been moving along at a fast
Students in grade 7-12 spent
a wonderful week,at the Wilds, a
christian camp in North Carolina.
While they were there, grades' 1-4
went to the Museum of Florida
History in Tallahassee, and K-5
went to Gulf World.
K-5 is studying a country
each month. In September, they
ended their study of Mexico with
a fiesta including authentic Mexi-
can foods and even a pinata.
Grades 5, 6, and 7 helped
with the annual Coastal Clean-
up. Those were their smiling fac-
es on the front page of The Star a
few weeks back.
An Open House was hosted
by the teachers for the parents in
all three locations at the end of
the six weeks.
We have out-grown our facili-
ties and are beginning a building
program. Long Avenue Baptist
Church has graciously allowed us
to use their facilities' this year for
grades five, six, and our five-year
old kindergarteners.,These class-
es began the year in office space.
at Pat Floyd's and in the Temple
home in Palm Blvd. We thank all
who provided these places and all
who helped with the two moves.
The three and four year old stu-
dents meet at our Annex on
Eighth Street. All other classes
are using every available room at
the main site on 20th Street. We
invite visitors to our school-Just
call the office at 229-6707 to let
us know when to expect you.
We welcome several new
teachers to our faculty. Dr. Ta-
maria Joyner, Jr.-sr. high science
and health; Elaine Thomas, 6th
grade; Elizabeth Roberts, K-5 as-
sistant and P. E. assistant; and
Angela Bouington, 4th grade.
More about our teachers, old and
new, in future 'Tales".
I We are getting ready for our
biggest fund-raiser-the annual
Harvest Festival on October 23.
Students will be selling tickets to
the best meal deal of the year-
Just $3 for a fried fish or BBQ
chicken plate. There will also be
christian music performed by lo-
cal vocalists. Festivities begin at 9
Steve M. Watkins
538 N. Hwy. 71
a.m. at the First Union Bank
Park. Food will be served from 11
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tors. A nuisance alligator is
viewed by the Commission as any
alligator over four feet in length
that poses a threat to people, or
in some cases property, such as
Kirkland said nuisance alliga-
tors in Northwest Florida can be
reported by calling the Commis-
sion's Panama City office at 1-
For the five-year period 1988-
92, he said trappers captured
and removed 20,572 nuisance al-
ligators across the state, and an-
other 12,420 were killed by indi-
viduals participating in the
annual September public waters
He said in most instances,
though, alligators are shy and
tend to avoid contact with hu-
mans, instead preferring to cruise
along stream banks, lakes, and in
that today numbers more than
1,000,000. And therein lies the
Although alligator attacks on
humans are relatively rare, they
do occur. There have been more
than 170 attacks on humans
since 1948, when the Florida
Game and Fresh Water Fish Com-
mission began keeping such
Of the attacks, six resulted in
fatalities, the latest being the
death of 10 year old Bradley Wei-
denhamer, who was attacked
while Wading in the Loxahatchee
River at Jonathan Dickinson
State Park in Martin County on
Commission spokesman Lt.
Stan Kirkland said there are sev-
eral things you can do to avoid
confrontations with alligators.
"One of the most important
things is never feed alligators,"
Kirkland said. "It's illegal and can
result in you getting arrested and
paying a fine, but more impor-
tantly, it conditions alligators to
associate humans with food. They
lose their fear of humans and
then the first time you get in the
,,' water where they're fed, you run
'the risk of a problem."
He said it's a good idea to
avoid swimming in areas inhabit-
.ed by large alligators, and cer-
tainly to avoid swimming with
pets. He also said it's not a good
Idea to swim at dusk or at night,
when alligators ;tend to be more
Kirkland said alligators are
protected by both state and feder-
al 'laws, but permits are issued
routinely to GFC-monitored trap-
pers to remove "nuisance" alliga-
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Sharks Second In Cross-Country Meet
Last Satprday, Port St. Joe
High School hosted its 4th annu-
al Shark Invitational Cross Coun-
try Meet at St. Joseph's Bay
In the boys' division, Port St.
Joe placed second with 62 points,
finishing just one point behind
Marianna (61). Quincy-Shanks
placed third (63), Lincoln placed
fourth (65), Early County of
Blakely, Georgia, placed fifth
S(126), Wewahitchka placed sixth
(145), and Rutherford participat-
ed but failed to score as a team.
S In the individual competition,
Kenny Daves of Port St. Joe
placed first overall among the 54
runners with a time of 16:52. Jer-
emy Edwards of Marianna placed
second (17:11), and Anthony Wil-'
liams of Quincy-Shanks placed
Other runners who competed
in the meet for the Sharks were:
Lee Duren 7th (17:53); Robbie
Dixson 15th (18:50); Pat Son-
nenberg 18th (19:11); Steve
Ailes 21st (19:17); Matt Dixon -
26th (19:48); Andy Smith 27th
(19:57); Chad Thompson 28th
(20:02); John Cullen 37th
(20:49); Lance Hanson 42nd
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The Sharks came close again
this week to winning the meet.
Last week, they placed second at
the Bay County meet by just
three points to Quincy-Shanks.
This week, they defeated Quincy-
Shanks, but lost to Marianna by
just one point. The meet was very
close with the top four teams fin-
ishing just four points apart. If
Gators Run In Shark Meet
The Wewa High boys and
girls cross-country teams compet-
ed this past Saturday in the Port
St. Joe Invitational Meet. The
Lady Gators finished 2nd in the
five team field. Only Division 5A
Tallahassee Lincoln topped the
Ladies. Holly Atkins paced the
Gators with a 4th place finish in
the field of 43 runners. She com-
pleted the 2-mile course in a per-
sonal best time of 13:33. Also fin-
ishing with their best times ever
to help the girls to their best fin-
ish of the year were: Nichole
Lance 9th (14:25); Thelma
Bryant 14th (14:43); Ashley
Hanlon 21st (16:05); Amanda
Davis 22nd (16:11); and Aimee
Pridgeon 26th (16:39). Kristi
Gay (28th 16:45) and Jennifer
Nelson (32nd 17:19) also ran
good runs to help the Gators to
their strong finish.
The boys team also ran well
in Port St. Joe, finishing 6th. The
Gators were the only Division 1A
school to field a team. The boys
ran their best team race ever with
the top five boys running under
21 minutes on the 3-mile course.
Luke Taunton led the way for the
Gators with a 12th place finish in
the field of 53 runners. He com-
pleted the course in 18 minutes
and 7 seconds. Several other boys
ran their best times of the year to
help the Gators on their way to a
strong finish. Lee Linton (20:17,
31st), Adam Taunton (20:19,
32nd), James Taunton (21:03,
39th), Lonnie Laster (21:07,
41st), and Josh Baxley (21:42,
46th) all ran their best races this
year.. Daniel Taunton (20:25,
34th) and Jay Laster (20:46, 36)
were among the top five Gator
runners with strong races also.
The boys and girls cross-
country teams travel to Niceville
next Saturday (October 16) to
compete in the 17th Annual Ea-
gle Invitational Meet.
AARP Provides Support To
The American Association of dren is very special,"' s
Retired Persons (AARP) has estab- President Lovola Burge
lished a new center to provide for the many grandpa
support to the growing number of are primary caregivers
grandparents who serve as care-
givers for their grandchildren.
'The relationship between
grandparents and their grandchil-
Parents of 1994. graduates of
Port SL Joe High School are
urged to attend the next meeting
of Project Graduation '94. At the
last meeting a bbq chicken dinner
was planned for Dec. 4th, the day
of the' Christmas parade. Tickets
for the dinner will be available at
next week's meeting. Also to be
discussed at the next meeting are
the results of the survey sheets In
which the seniors have expressed
- If eT*r des'es -for the theme, rooad,
etc. to be offered at Project Grad.
The meeting will be Monday
evening, -October 18, at 7:00, in
the media center of the high
Adult, child, infant, and com-
munity CPR courses are now be-
ing offered at the Gulf County
Public Library. For further infor-
mation, contact Gulf County Red
Cross Coordinator Brian Tebon at
Colbert William Bryant, 67, of
Port St. Joe, died September 25
at Bay Medical Center. Born in,
Greenwood, he .has been a resi-
dent of Port St. Joe 40 years. He
was retired from St. Joe Paper
Company after 34 years of servic-
es and was a member of the Zion
Fair Baptist Church. Survivors
include his wife,' Maude "Boy"
Bryant of Port St. Joe; one daugh-
ter, Sherry Morgan-McClinton'
and husband William of Los An-
geles, California; two sons, Larry
Bryant of Port St. Joe and Ken-
drick Bryant and wife Charolett
Evette of Atlanta, Georgia; one
sister, Waldine McGee and hus-
band Eddie of West Palm Beach;
two brothers, Robert' C. Bryant
and wife Mary of Port St. Joe, and
Nathaniel Bryant of Indianapolis,
Indiana; special sister-in-law,
Franciana "Mickey" Ash of Port
St. Joe; mother-in-law, Nell Mor-
gan of Sacramento, California; six
grandchildren; and one great-
Funeral services were held
Saturday, October 2, at 2:00 p.m.
EDT at Zion Fair Baptist Church
with the Rev. Raymond Rogers
and Rev. Frank Jones officiating.
Interment followed in Forest Hill
Cemetery. The following gentle-
men were asked to serve as pall-
bearers; Lamar Speights, Paul
Gant, Earnest Gant, Thadeus
Russ, Dwayne McClinton, and
Sale to A
The Port St.
Department is current
Ing tickets for a Seafoo
bo dinner to be held n
day, October 22. The
will be prepared from
year-old recipe from t
Proceeds from the
the tickets will be don
the sport which sold t
ets: i.e., softball, vo
-This. ftmund-Falser- eac
provides revenue f,
minor sports programs
St. Joe High School,
100% profit to the sp
all costs associated w
dinner are paid by the
Tickets are $4.0(
and may be purchase
any athlete. The dinn
be available from 4:30
Support Port St. :J
School athletics and pt
a delicious dinner also.
more Funeral Home.
Leona E. Gu
Leona Elliott Guest
Port St. Joe, passed awa
October 1, in Bay St. Jos
Center, where she had
the past nineteen months
She had been a re.
Port St. Joe since 1948
from Bonifay. She was
maker and an active m
First Baptist Church of
She was preceded in
her husband of 51 yea
Elliot, in 1977, and a
ward Elliott, in 1993.
present husband, 0. V
five children, Geraldin
Redmon and Wilford I
Port St. Joe, Pauline Su
Mobile, Alabama, Kathry
and Ralph Elliott of M
two brothers, J. L. an
Carter; sixteen grand
and twenty great-grandcl
Funeral services 1
Guest were held Sunday,
3, at 2:00 p.m. EDT at
'Baptist Church with Di
Duncan officiating. I
was in the family plot at I
Members of the Beth,
day School class. First
Church, were asked to
honorary attendants at
vices. Grandsons were
aid AARP grandchildren, this relationship
:ss. "But .. can also be very challenging."
cents who An estimated 3.2 million chil-
to their dren now live with grandparents
or other family members, and in
about one third df these house-
holds neither parent is present
and the grandparent is the pri-
: fln mary caregiver. The number of
grandparent caregivers has in-
creased by about 40% during the
id past decade. Grandparents are of-
ten called on to raise their grand-
children when the children's par-
i "ents dies, become ill, or face
Athletic other problems, such as Jobless-
y sell- ness, substance abuse, or incar-
tly sell- ceration.
d Gum-' Raising children again often
gumbo places grandparents under ex-
gumbo treme stress causing physical
a 100- Raf and mental health problems such
as exhaustion or depression.
s f Grandparent caregivers often face
sale of obstacles such as lack of access
hated to to affordable housing, Insufficient
he tick- medical coverage, and inadequate
ileyball, financial resources.
g; etc. The AARP Grandparen. ifor-
hb Y'e matl0or-Center. made possible by
of Port a grant from The Brookdale Foun-
and Isort dation Group, will work with
ant as' grandparent support groups and
portas other national and community-
vith the based groups, as well as agencies
Soost- in the child care, aging, legal ser-
vices, and family service fields.
0 each "A number of grandparent
ed from support groups have been serving
ers will the needs of grandparent caregiv-
S- 7:00 ers at the grassroots level," said
Brookdale Foundation Group
oe High board member Rebecca Shaffer.
purchase "The AARP Grandparent Informa-
tion Center will help spread the
word about the challenges faced
Sby grandparent caregivers and
encourage the development of
more programs to serve this im-
re by Gil- The Brookdale Foundation
Group is a philanthropic organi-
zation which places primary im-
Iest portance on addressing the needs
d1 obf aond challenges of America's elder-
,y Friday, ly population.
ph Care AARP Is the, nation's leading
lived for organization for people 50 and
older. It serves their needs and
sident of interests through legislative advo-
; coming cacy, research, informative pro-
Sgrams, and community services
ember of provided by a network of local
Port St. chapters and experienced volun-
teers throughout the country. The
death by organization also offers members
s Pey a' wide range of special member-
rs, Perry- ship benefits, including Modem
son Maturity magazine and the
eL her monthly Bulletin.
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one of the Sharks' top five run-
ners had placed just one place
higher, the team would have won
Junior Kenny Daves contin-
ues to run well. He won for the
second straight week and ran un-
der 17:00 for the second time this
Andy Smith, Chad Thomp-
son, John Cullen, and Lance
Hanson all recorded a new sea-
son's best time. Because of his
performance, Chad Thompson
was named this week's runner of
This Saturday, the Sharks
will compete in the Eagle Invita-
tional in Niceville. Their goals
Saturday are to place among the
top three 2A schools, and have
five runners run. under 18:30.
Twenty teams from Florida, Geor-
gia, and Alabama, as well as all of
this area's district teams will be
represented. This meet will give
the Sharks an opportunity to run
on the district course and it will
also let them know how they
706 FIRST STREET
stack up against the other district
Eghthgrader Chad Thomp
placed 28th overall witn a personal
best time of 20:02.
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The Port St. Joe Sharks gave
the fans attending Friday night's
homecoming game their money's
worth, as the team kept them ei-
ther standing or on the edge 'of
their seats for the full 48 minutes
of play en route to a 40-35 win
over the North Florida Christian
The Eagles, new to the
Sharks' 2-AA District, had al-
ready won two District games. It-
was the Sharks'' first District
game as well as their first win,.
But the victory wasn't with-
out a price. Before the game was
over, Jeremy Tull came literally
crawling off the field, with a leg
injury. But after a few minutes of
recovery he was right back in the
game; hobbling along, but playing
nevertheless. In the third quarter,
Eric Ramsey; and' Eric Monteiro
ran together full force, sandwich-
ing Shane Lambert between
them. Lambert was leaping for- a
Mike Usry pass at the goal line;
Ramsey and Monteiro were de-
fending, and crashed together
with such 'force it knocked both
players out. Ramsey was back in
the game near the end of the
quarter. Monteiro. never did re-
The game was not without its
controversy, either; a controversy
which came near to being a de-
feat for the Sharks.
It was in that same third
quarter, with the score tied at 28-
28, when the Sharks punted from
their own 16. An Eagle fumbled "r
the fair catch and the Sharks
scurried after it, retaining posses-
sion. But the referee ruled the
ball dead-before it hit the ground,
generating a loud howl of protest
from the fans. Finally, after a
conference on the matter, the re-
ferees ruled the punt play be run
again. This time, the. Eagles field-
ed the ball on their own 35 and in
three plays, scored, taking the
TAKE EARLY LEAD
The game started well enough
for the Sharks, who held the Ea-
gles to only five yards of offense
on their first chance at the foot-
ball. The iSharks took over on the
Eagles' 34 and marched to a TD
in only two plays, on a 32 yard
pass play to Jamaall Fenn from
Bryan Butts, his first of two for
the night. Montelro was automat-
n Ic with' his point afler kick and
the Sharks had a seven point
The lead was to fade quickly,
Des Baxter runs interference for'Jamdail Fenn (22) as Fen
races for a touchdown.
Wewa Beats State
The Wewahitchka Gators not
only won their first football game
of the season, last Friday night;
they did It in style by knocking
fourth ranked Munroe into eighth
place in Class A rankings.
With the return of Will Sum-
ner, the Gat6rs' regular quarter-
back. the team was able to put
Tranum McLemore back in his
regular position at running back
and his reception of two long
passes showed the improvement.
The Gators scored in each of
the first three quarters, to win
their first victory of the season,
20-7. A combination of an offense
which clicked when it had oppor-
tunities and the defense held firm
when It was necessary that they
Wewa was first on the score-
The Highland View Volunteer
Fire Department will hold a reor-
ganizational meeting on October
18 at 7 p.m. at the fire station on
Ninth St., Highland View. The De-
partment needs the support of
everyone in its service area. Help
is specifically needed with admin-
. istrative duties, training, mainte-
nance, fire-fighting, non,: fire-
fighting assistance at fire scenes,
and money making activities
sponsored by .the Department.
Please recognize that our Vol-
uhteer Fire Department is crucial
if we intend to save life and prop-
erty in our area. Furthermore, all
of us will be affected by signifl-
cant increases in our insurance
rates if the Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment falters from lack of support.
In rural areas, fire protection
must be everyone's Job. Please
come to the meeting to learn how
you can help, or call for more in-
Raymond "Elmo" Aylmer,
S227-2034; or Marty Posey, 227-
-' NOTICE OF BALE' -'
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Items abandoned in self-storage units by:
Misc. clothing, household goods, furniture,
personal items. Sale will be held at the storage fa-
cility at N. 20th St., Mexico Beach, on Saturday,
October 30, 1993, at 9.00 a.m. till 10.00 a.m.
Publish: October 14. 21. 1993.
I Win Moves Sharks to #8InStateRankings]
board last Friday, as Sumner
aired it out, completing a pass to
Tranum McLemore, good for 69
yards and a TD. Ernest Myers
kicked the extra point. The lead
held good all during the first peri-
In the second period, David
Hysmith padded the Gator lead
with a three-yard plunge over the
goal line. Myers' kick was good
again and the Cators had a heady
14 point lead., Hysmith's run was
set up in the previous play, when
McLemore caught a second Sum-
ner pass, good for 53 yards.
which placed the Gators at Mun-
Munroe scored their only
points of the game later in the
first half as quarterback Dan
Harvey connected with John Pick-
les on a 42 yard pass. Carter
kicked the extra point and the
Gators closed the book on Mun-
roe for the rest of the game.
The Gators put six more "in-
surance" points up in the third
stanza, when hard-running David
Smith fought his way to a six
pointer from the 20, giving the
Gators a sweet 20-7 win.
The Gator defense held the
potent Munroe offense to only
124 yards for the evening on 55
attempts. Leading defenders were
ninth grade linebacker David
Hysmith and tenth grader Adam
Coach Wayne Flowers re-
marked after the game that, 'We
are proud of the team for their
great effort. We feel like this year
may be thle turning point in get-
ting our program back on the
FRIDAY NIGHT the Gators
will travel to Chattahoochee to
meet the Yellow Jackets and try
to Improve on their 1-2 District
record. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Score by Quarters:
Quincy-Munroe 0 7 0 0- 7
Wewahitchka 7 7 6 0-20
as the Eagles went to work and
ran up three touchdowns in the
first quarter. Lambert scored on a
one yard plunge; Davis had a 20
yard scoring scamper and Spikes
hauled-in a Usry pass for a 70
yard play, resulting in a score.' It
looked like a run-away. -
But the Sharks came roaring
back late -in the first period, and
stiffened their defense. Jamaail
Fenn brought the fans to their
feet, as he ripped off a 70 yard
run, on the first play from scrim-
mage to score for the Sharks.
The Eagles recovered their 14
point lead at the opening of the.
second period as Usry shoveled a.
pass to Robert Jertberg in. the
backfield, who picked his way for
21 yards to score.,
SCORE TIED ATHALF
The Sharks tied the score late
in the second period. Sparked by
a 30 yard dash by Zyris Hill to
the Eagle 10, Antwione Allen took
over and bulled his way from 10
yards out, taking a tie into the
With 3 minutes left in the-
third quarter, the Eagles took
their final lead, 35-28. when Usry
hit Jertberg in the end zone for a
Working without the services
of their kicker for much of the
second half, the Sharks were like
a pack of junkyard dogs as they
scrapped, snarled, and growled
their way to the lead in the game.
First, Butts scored on a keep-
er on a one yard lunge with 19
seconds remaining in the third
period, to pull his team within,
one point of the lead. Then with
seven minutes still on the clock
in the final period, Allen struck
again, on the first play of a series
starting on the Eagles' 47. Butts
connected with Allen for a 47
yard pass, who went over the goal
line with Eagles hanging all over
The Shark' defense put up a
brilliant goal line stand against
the potent ground attack of the
Eagles as the game was winding
down. stopping them dead in
their tracks at the four yard line
as Josh Colbert knocked down a:
Usry pass in the end zone.
There were heroes on both
sides of the ball in Friday's game.
but Port St. Joe had Brian Butts
passing for two touchdowns and
rushing for two more; Antwione
Allen running and hauling in a
scoring pass for two more, and
' Fenn rushing for two additional
scores. Fenn was the leading
ground gainer for the Sharks as
he scooted for 121 big yards in
the game. Allen had 67 to his
credit, H111i 51 and Butts 37.
Allen, Fenn, Hill and Baxter
each caught one oflBran Butts'
four completed passes.
Port St. Joe will have an open
date this week and will host Flori-
da High in -a district game Oct.
Score by Quarters;
N.FIa. Christian 21 7 7 0-35
Port St. Joe 14 14.6 6-40
Ninamdi Frazier (33) goes into assist taking North Florida
Christian's Omar Davis down, as he's tripped up by Eric Ramsey.
Chanon Fennell (42) closes in also.
INDIVIDUAL STATS: Rushing: Munroe Young-
blood 22-73: Wewa- Hysmith 3-50, Gaskin 4-60.
Receiving: Wewa. McLemore, 4 for 124 yards.
SDefeat N. Fla. Christian
', OCT. 14, 1993
Reycin Efotswil etI neWhchCotanes reExmp
10, Container Disposal
The most asked question of
Florida Department of Revenue
staff during September was:
What is the state charging me a
one-cent fee on containers if I
am already putting containers
in a recycling bin and paying
the city or county for removing
The Department's answer:
The good works done already
by Floridians in recycling will
save them millions of dollars be-
cause aluminum and steel con-
tainers are exempt from the one-
cent-per-container advance dis-
posal ree. When the Department
of Environmental Protection
found that more than 50 percent
of the steel and aluminum con-
tainers in Florida were being recy-
cled, this exempted them from
the fee. The exemption reduced
the estimated number.of contain-
ers subject to the fee from 12.2
billion to 4.9 billion. This means
Floridians will not have' to pay the
b advance disposal fee on 7.3 bil-
lion containers made of steel and
aluminum. Jars, bottles, cans-
and beverage containers made of
glass, '.plastic, plastic coated
paper and mixed material are
subject to the fee.
The .Department of environ-
mental Protection will decide each
year before July 1 which contain-
ers will be exempt from the fee for
the next year because they meet
recycling goals. ,
The goal is for all containers
to meet the test and the fee to go
away. The fe is intended to en-
courage manufacturers to make
their products price. competitive
by using material which is being
recycled or to have their contain-
ers recycled. For recycling to be
effective, material must be collect-
ed, processed and made into new
products by manufacturers.
o Promote I
Manufacturers also can gain
exemptions for their products by
committing to use recycled con-
tent in their containers or pur-
chase material out of Florida's
waste stream for recycling into
other products. By buying exempt
products, consumers can encour-
subject to the
Safety Course Now Re(
Those Buying Hunting
Effective June 1, 1991, it is
unlawful for any person born on
or after June 1, 1975 to take wild
animal life with the use of a fire-,
arm in this state without first
having successfully completed a
hunter safety couse,... proof ._of
complTeion must be presented
' when purchasing a license. Per-
sons not required to possess a li-
cense (under 16 years of age)
must have their hunter safety
card in the possession while
Exemptions to this law apply
to any person hunting in his
county residence on his home-
stead or the homestead of his
spouse or minor child, or to any
minor child hunting on the home-
stead of his parent.
The Gulf County Cooperative
Extension Service is working
cooperatively 'with The Florida
Game and Fresh Water Fish Com-
mission, to offer a Hunter Safety,
Course at Wewa High School, in
the Agricultural Building starting
October 18. If you plan to take
the course please be at Wewa
High School, Old Agricultural
Building between. 6:00 and 6:30
p.m. October 18.
The course includes amini-
"'inum of 12 hours of cTassroom in-
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 1993 PAGE 1B
Emergency Network of '"ams"
ate-Wide This Week
contact the American Radio Relay
League, 225 Main Street, Newing-
ton, CT 06111 or call 1-203-666-
ree is Testing St
A hurricane or tornado just
ecy c hit and you can't get a dial tone
on your phone to call 911.
age manufacturers to commit to With all of the "usual" lines of
recycling. communication down, how iwll
In order to determine which loved cones in the next town or
containers are subject to the fee across the country know you're
so they can buy exempt contain- okay?
ers, consumers can follow the That's the problem hundreds
chart, printed to the left of this of Amateur Radio operators (or
column. "hams") in the U.S., Puerto Rico
and the Virgin Islands will try to
solve Saturday and Sunday, Oc-
tober 16-17. The, annual event,
called the Simulated Emergency
Test, is sponsored by the Ameri-
Not subject to the fee. can RadioJRelay League. The
170,000 member ARRL is the
world's largest support organiza-
tion for the Amateur Radio Ser-
Emergency aid providers'
Not subject to the such as the American Red Cros,
Not subject to the fee Salvation Army, National Wether
Service and Federal Emergency
Management Agency all work
with the ARRL as part of the re-
Aluminum, and steel are 'These groups come to ushbe-
exempt Other materials are cause theyknow they need help
not subject to the .fee. with communlcationtns during
an emergency," says Luck Hur-
der, deputy manager of the field
services departmentof the ARRL.
"During a disaster, the cellular
)phone systems often are the forest
Not'subject to the fee. ot go down. People who call in to
911 may not get an answer. Ham
radio operators, on the other
hand, can remain on the air re-
gardless of the situation."
'During the Simulated 'Emer-
[gency Test, hams across the
Exempt country will operate their equip-
xept meant under less than ideal condi-
tions. These simulations will last
anywhere from one hour to 40
hours, Hurder says.
The ARRL provides emergen-
cy coordinators in all 50 states
cowitth e support and background
materials needed to perform those
duties. many times, these domon-
strations convince government of-
ficials to include Amateur Radio
in their emergency communica-
uIred ofYT tions plans.
Suited of Hurder recalls how the Simu-
lated Emergency Test helped him
L cs ^m demonstratee the capabilities of
Licenses ham radio to a sheriff in rural
struction, and examination and "The sheriffs department had
the actual firing of a firearm. only two radio frequencies at his,
If you have any questions disposal," Hurder says. "Once he
concerning this course 'please s heard thousands of hams partici-
contact County Agent Roy Lee pating in the Emergency Test, he
Carter, phone 639-3200 or in- realized he had a national net-
structor. Joe. Paul. phone. 639--. _, work<6f communications experts
5260. at his disposal."
For additional information,
Health Dept. Offering
October has been. proclaimed
National Breast Cancer Aware-
ness Month. During the next
year, more than 46,000 women
Will die from breast cancer. Early
detection could have saved as
many as one third of them.
A woman can develop breast
cancer at any age; but her risk in-
creases as she grows older. Her
chalices of developing breast can-
cer are twice as great at age 70 as
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they were when she was 50. And
while it's true that a woman's risk
is greater if her mother, grand-
mother or sister had breast can-
cer, it is also true that 80% of
women who get breast cancer
have no family history of the dis-
In observance of National
Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
the Wewahitchka Medical Center
and the Gulf County Public
Health Department are Joining
forces to offer FREE breast exams
and free pap smears to all Gulf
County women. The exams will
be offered at the Gulf County
Health Department in Wewa-
hitchka on Tuesday, Qctober
26th and at the Gulf County
Health Department in Port St
Joe on Wednesday, October 27th,
by Drs. Susan Burgess and Dr.
Jim Cersosimo. Call today for
your appointment. In Wewahitch-
ka, call 639-2644 and in Port St.
Joe, call 227-1276.
Water Management Hunting Permits
Permits for hunting, camping or fishing on nearly 106,000 acres of Northwest Florida Water Management
District lands along the Lower Escambia, Apalachicola, Choctawhatchee and Upper Chipola Rivers and on
Holmes and Econfina Creeks are now available. Within these river
---"-'--- bottomlands, a permit is required for camping or hunting, or for
S fishing from the river banks or in lakes within the posted areas.
/ ".. The fee for an annual permit that is valid for all District hunting areas
is $11.00 if purchased from a County Tax Collector, or $11.50 if from
^ ---"-" a subagent. A hunting stamp costs an additional $5.00. There is no
charge for those 65 or older, under 16 years of age, or physically
1 Permits, hunting stamps and detailed hunting maps can be acquired
H from the Tax Collector's Office in the following counties: Bay,
Calhoun, Escambia, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Santa
Rosa, Walton and Washington.
Northwest Florida Water Management District
Please call (904) 539-5999 for information.
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COUNTY LOGO CONTEST
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
is sponsoring a Logo Contest
for a new official logo for the Board/County.
Entry forms and rules may be picked up at the following locations:
Office of the Administrative Assistant
1000 Fifth St., PSJ;
PSJHS Office/Art Class, Niles Road, PSJ;
WHS Office/Art Class, River Road, Wewa.
Participation is open to any Gulf County resident except county em-
ployees, immediate family members of employees/officers of the Gulf
County Board of County Commissioners, members of the preliminary panel
of judges, or immediate family members of the preliminary panel of judges.
Peadllne for submission: All entries must be received at any of the
above mentioned offices no later than 2 p.m., October 29, 1993.
Entries'will be selected by the preliminary panel of judges (as semi-
finalists) based upon:
Applicability to Gulf County
Artistic Concept, Artistic Design
And/or Historical Content.
For further information, please contact the office of Larry Wells
.. 227-1735 or 639-5068.
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GUFCOUNTY.41 I ~~SCHOOLS MENUI~i ~
MONDAY .................... Managers Choice, Fruit, Vegetable, Bread
TUESDAY.................Beef Stew or Chicken w/Rice, English
Peas, Fruit Cup, Bread, Dessert, Milk
WEDNESDAY........... Spaghetti w/meat sauce& cheese, Tossed
Salad, Green Beans, Roll, Milk
THURSDAY ...............Chili Dog, Cheese Wedge, Tossed salad/
Cole Slaw, French Fries, Milk, Cookie
FRIDAY ....... ...... Pizza Burger, Sliced Tomato, Lima Beans,
Milk, Fruit Cobbler
(L-R) Jerry Combs, Roy Martin, Tim Sims
Local Men Take Top Honors In
,King Mackerel Fishing Tourney
' Jerry Combs of Mexico Beach ping the scales at 67 pounds.
'and Tim Sims of Bainbridge, Their third-place prize was a VHF
,Georgia, took home some top radio.
:honors in the 1993 Roy Martin- The two award-winning an-
Treasure Island king mackerel glers were aboard the Shanegrola,
fishing tournament September a boat captained by Sims and
26-27 in Panama City Beach. owned by Earl Nichols of Bain-
They pulled in a 39 1/2 bridge.
pound mackerel to finish in the The tournament's $4,000
overall big fish competition and first place award went to Glen
earned $2,000. They were also Watson of Mexico Beach with a
third over all, with three fish tip- 43-pound king mackerel.
(L-R) Annie Pate, Bernice Wolfe, Louise Ogle, Lena Richards,
Etta Gieber, Barbra Summerlot, and Mr. Summerlot in back. Not
pictured is Robert Bush.
Care Center Residents Visit Springs
Residents of Bay St. Joseph ride, enjoying seeing all the wild-
Care Center enjoyed a trip on the life, and then ended the day with
glass bottom boat at Wakulla a delicious picnic on the ground.
Springs., This was a first for most Special thanks go to Carla
of the residents and even for the Weston, L.P.N., and to Mr. Sum-
volunteers. Besides the glass bot- merlot, who accompanied them
tom boat, they went on the river on their trip.
Dr. Burgess Is Board Certified Physician
Fifth Certified Family Practice Physician with North Florida Medical Center
The Wewahitchka Medical
Center is proud to announce that
center physician Dr. Susan Bur-
gess has passed the American
Academy of Family Practice
Boards and is now Board Certi-
fied in Family Practice. In order
for a physician to become board
certified in a specialty such as
family practice, they must com-
plete a three year residency pro-
gram that is approved by the
American Academy of Family
Practice. This residency training
is in addition to the four years of
medical school. The physician
then must demonstrate compe-
tency in family practice by pass-
ing the National Boards to be-
come certified. Once' certified, the
physician must retake the Boards
every severnyears to demonstrate
they have remained up to date on
advances in medicine and family
Dr. Burgess is a graduate of
the University of Michigan Medi-
cal School and completed her res-
idency training at the Tallahassee
Family Practice Residency Pro-
gram. Dr. Burgess is full time at
the Wewahitchka Medical Center
and has office hours Monday
through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
and every other Saturday, 8 a.m.
to 12 noon.
In achieving board certifica-
tion, Dr. Burgess becomes the
fifth board certified family practi-
tioner on staff with North Florida
Medical Centers, Inc. Chief Exec-
utive Officer Jim McKnight com-
mented, 'We are proud of Dr.
Burgess and of all of our medical
staff; they are all excellent physi-
cians and board certified in their
, specialty. Board certification by
Paper at Meeting
Marsha L. Player, daughter of
Grady and Katherine Player of
Port St. Joe, recently presented a
paper at the 82nd Annual Con-
vention of the Florida Nurses As-
sociation in Orlando. Her re-
search study was entitled
Families as a Source of AIDS In-
formation for School Age Chil-
dren. The findings of the study
underscored a critical deficiency
in frequency of parent-child inter-
actions about AIDS. This sug-
gests that HIV education and pre-
vention efforts targeted at chil-
dren might be more effective if
also directed through parents. Po-
tentially important strategies for
preventing the transmission of
HIV among children should in-
clude efforts to educate parents,
about HIV, the importance of dis-
cussing AIDS with their children,
and how to discuss sexual issues
with children of different ages.
Player is a Pediatric Clinical
Nurse Specialist at' Tallahassee
our medical staff is in keeping
with our mission of providing the
highest quality of medical care in
the rural communities we serve."
It is worth noting that there are
seven board certified family prac--
titioners in our four-county ser-
vice area, and five of them are on
our staff. Family practitioners are
well suited for rural areas as their
training includes rotations of ob-
stetrics, pediatrics, general medi-
cine, geriatrics, and other special-
Catholic Church Selling Spaghetti
Oct. 22 to Assist Pipe Organ Fund
A Spaghetti Dinner will be tions as well as community
served on Friday, October 22, wide musical presentations.
from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at St. Jo- J Everyone is asked to join in this
seph's Parish Center (29th & project.
Monument) at $4 per serving, For more information, call
'eat in or take-out. Father Thom at 227-1417. Tick-
This fundraiser dinner, ets are available from many
prior to the Florida High/PSJ members of the church commu-
game, will assist in the pur- nity.A door prize-a 1940's rep--
chase rind installation of a 100- lica "Spirit of St. Louis" field ra-
year old restored Pipe Organ for dio valued at $125-will be
the church's worship celebrai-- given away.
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Schools Honor Roll Students
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H onrii* 'fri'Jr. Iigh :tieton, Elizabeth Redmond, Jen-
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eeks: '> _Iams. '
All A's ,- 11t h Grade: Harlotte Bolden,
Grade: na Duu.en, Jamnes... Natalie, Gant, Alice Kennington,
Sn-cey itzgerald- Mere- Evela Loveless, & Jessica White.
dith Godfrey, Laura Kilbourn, Ra- 12th Grade: Jennifer Clark, Tim-
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7th Grade: Samantha Ambrose,
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Shannon Causey, Jason Gainnie,
April.. Godwin, Adam Hell
"!(O'Clalre), Rikki Johnson, Wade
Kennington, :Sarah Osborne, La-
trika Quinn, Piper Redmond,
'',- .Wendy ;Sander, Sabrina Stomp,
Krystal Tharpe, Donna Thomas,
Andrew Tillery, James Vanlande-
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cia Clark, Jeremy Dixon, Jennifer
Gaddis, Christy Gay, Sabrina
Hanson, Sheila Hightower, Steph-
anie Lawrence, Amanda Phillips,
Jason Shoaf, Gretchen Stevens,
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Bird, Amy Buzzett, Karen Clark,
Jesse Colbert, Doyle Crosby, Mi-
chelle Douds, Audrey Franklin,
Robbi Funderburk, Jonathan Gil-,
more, Michael Groh, Lance Han-
son, Gena Johnson, Ivan John-
son, Tina Klope, Olivia
Kumarickal, Jennifer Martin,
Priscilla Medina, Jolynne Parker,
Melanie Quinn, Rocky Quinn,
Elana Rees, Nicholas Sweazy, Co-
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School Honor Roll, First Six
3rd Grade: James Daniels. Amy
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mer, Colleen Falbe, Patrick Fitz-
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Dykes, Brittany Reeves.
5th Grade: Bonnie Belin, Michael
Bouington, Angela McDowell,
6th Grade: Erica Alles, Alicia
Christie, Brandon Davis, Randall
Fall, Lakeythia Filmore, Lacey
Johnson, Joshua McCulley,
S,Rocky. Salzer. Clay Smallwood.
A's & B's
ESE: Jason Bronson, Tyson Da-
vis, Torrez Givens, Bonjour Hill,
Andrea Moxley, Nehemiah Russ,
3rd Grade: Elaine Ash, Alisha
Barber. Woodrow Cherry, Tespa
Collins. Julia Comforter, Daphne
Crosby. Trena Edge. Kristen Gar-
cia, Jennifer Goodson, Eric Har-
ris, Jolle Hogan, Emily Howard,
--Kris Knox, Kayla Jefferson, Ter-
rance Matthews. Brandon Moyer.
Adrfan Peterson. Mandy Phinizy,
Jennifer Raffleld. Jessica Sherrill,
phen Thomason, William Todd,
Matthew White, Clifford Whitfield,
Christy Wood, Misty Wood, &
10th Grade: William Adklson, La-
tonya Bailey, April Bryant, Kim-
berly Burkett, Dana Fox, Sarah
Fox, Sharon Gainous, Deanna
Horton, Michelle Lindsey, Jenni-
fer McNeill, Heather Nixon, Da-
nielle Ross, Chaka Speights, &
11th Grade: Dyshanda Boykins,
Christopher Buchanan, Damien
Byrd, Amber Conley, Kenneth,
Daves, Leigha Davis, Teresa
Evensen, Preston Farmer, Steph-
anie Gaddis, Justin Gerlach, Jon
Hawkins, Tawanda Jenkins, Ra-
chel Lane, Raymond Long, Chrys-
tina Marquardt, Johanna McMul-
lon, Tara Mullis, Melissa Nobles,
Jonathan Pierce, Latresha Quinn,
Jacquelyn Terry, Georgette Wal-
den, John Wear, Shelly Weston,
& Stacy Williams.
12th Grade: Jenny Acree, Melissa
Anderson, Shannan Antley, Sher-'
ry Bolden, Jill Bryan, Bryan
Butts, Tonya Carpenter, Joshua
Colbert, Clay Cox, Kristi Davis,
Megan Dean, Elisa Eyslee, Sherry
Fennell, Shelley Fettinger, Lata-
sha Foxworth, Zyris Hill, Kara
Hogue, Leikeisha Lemon, Christie
Maestri, Dana Maige, Shalonda
McNeal, Rusty Minger, Joseph
Newberry. Christopher Nixon, Mi-
chael Norris, Stephanie Norris,
Erin Oliver, Jamie Parrish, Joni
Peak, Latonia Peterson, Amos
Pittman, Eric Ramsey, David
Smith, Christy Surber, Adam
Taylor, Heather Walsh, Nichole
Wilder, & Bill Wyatt.
Ashley Summerlin, Annia T nker-
sley, Shanna Wester, Robert
4th Grade: Mary Amerson,
George Borden, Dustin Drews,
Carla Money, Brooke Moore, Cody
Nobles, Ken Peak, Dwayne Pier-
giovanni, Tanashia Rouse, Steven
Varnadoe, Crystal Watkins, Heidi
5th Grade: Kristen Abrams, Ve-
ronica Adkins, Benjamin Ash-'
craft, Mary Beck, Kristy Branson,
Shavonn Carr, Matthew Caswell,
Nicholas Comforter, Jennifer
Craig, Amber Daniels, Keria
Driesbach, Quatina Fennell, Timr
othy Givens, Laura Jeffcoat, Julie
Levins, Princess .-Likely, Angle
Martinez, Susan Medina, Sarah
Mize, David Patrick, B.J. Ptesnell'
Tanya Varnum, Larche' 'Ware,
Leslie White, Kaci Wingate, Travis
6th Grade: Brooks Adkison,
Olympia Arendt, Robert Boule,
Shella Boykins, Kylene Butler,
Jennifer Calvarese, Melissa
Hatcher, Kimberly Hodges, Brett
Jeffcoat, Brad Knox, Tyler Lane,
Wayne Lee, Julie Lanford, Ran-
dall Moore, Brett Parker, Craig
Phillips, Nicole Royster, Lisa Row-
an, Alicia Sanders, Ryan Ste-
phens, Ashley Stephens, Jessica -
Stump, Michael Taylor, Tina Tay-
lor, Lennon Thiel, Rachel Watson,
Wewahitchka High School,
Wewahitchka Jr.-Sr. Honor 11th Grade: Jolene Carithers,
Roll, First Six Weeks: Corrina Copeland, Shanna Fore-,
hand, Cynthia Jordan, Casey Kel-.
7th Grade: Stephanie Ake, Ken- ley, Lori Layton*, Misty Loftin*,
neth Ardire, Amanda Atchison, Lee Mims, Rachel Myers, Stacey
Kristal Bailey, Thelma Bryant, Proctor, Jessica Taunton, Jamie
Jessica Cecil, Tana Copeland*, Wood.
Otis Davis, Elizabeth Dietz, Kelly 12th Grade: Mari Goodrich*,
Forehand, Sandra Lance, Victoria Heather Goodwin, John Guffey,
McClellan*, Michael Pabis, Chris- Sarah Gunn, Jessica Hayes, Con-
topher Sims, Amy St. Clair*, nie Lanier*, Michael Morgan*,
James Taunton, Champion Tray- Jeremy Pridgeon*, Wing Sze
lor, Jennifer Williams, Jessica Pun*, Amy Rich, Catherine Tre-,
Williams*, Bridgett Williamson. main.
8th Grade: Holly Atkins, Jennifer Denotes all A's. .''
Barnes, Joshua Baxley*, Beth
Daniels*, Rita Dietz*, 'Miranda
Harvey, Lloyd Husband*, Ashley
Lister, Mandy Little, Richard T A T D O
Maddox, Ike Mincy*, Thaddeus TH A D
Morris, Aimee Pridgeon, Joseph
Whitfield*, Charles Wiley.
'9th Grade: Judith Birmingham*, .
Gary Bridges, Charles Cole*,
Amanda Davis*, Linda Jones,
Margaret. Kelsoe, Stacey King, /
Dana Majors, William Mims, Jen-
nifer Oaks, Dana Owens, Carina
'Patterson, Adam Taunton, Dana
10th Grade: Kimberly Dietz, Lind-
say Dorman, Charles Field, Jo- .
seph Jackson, Michael King,
Wendy Nelson, Augustus Russ,
Cameron Totman, Heather Webb..
Faith Christian School, First
Six Weeks' Honor Roll:
1st Grade: Matthew Malone,
,'.Mark Vinson, Kayla Wiley.
2nd Grade: Rachel Blxler. Lynd-
-sey Hill, Keith Manley, Ashley
3rd Grade: Kaftie Geoghagan,
,2Jeremy Robershaw, Aaron Wat-
4th Grade: John-Patrick Floyd,
Rachel Geoghagen, Renee Vinson.
7th Grade: Bryan Goebert, Jes-
8th Grade: Amanda Haney, Erol-
ca Porter. 's & B's
A's & B's
1st Grade: Jeremy Hart, Erin
Hill, Sarah Montgomery, Jennifer
2nd Grade: Jeffrey Bailey, Jor-
dan Hinson, Andy Kunz, Jenna
Teat, Bert Waddell, Brittnea Wil-
3rd Grade: Brian Bailey, Bran-
don Lyles, Adam Nixon, Justin
4th Grade: Leslie Earley, Tonya
Hall, Jason Hart, Michael Manley,
5th Grade: Christa Dykes, Chad
Goebert. Andy Shoal. Jessica
Slate, Misty Waddell.
6th Grade: Jacob Thomas.
7th Grade: Crystal Allen, Heath-
er Fox, Micah Peterson, Kourtnea
8th. Grade: Griff Gainnie, Lee
Goff, Chris Robershaw, Jeff
9th Grade: Shana Hammock.
10th Grade: Christina Egler,
Chad'Porter, Amy Goebert.
12th Grade: Julie Johnson, Cyn-
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18, the School Food Service De-
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.School Board will begin a policy
of voluntary pre-payment for
lunches at both Port St. Joe High
and Wewahltchka High Schools.:
Pre-payment will be collected on
the first day of school week, not
to exceed an amount of money.
necessary for payment for the re-
mainder of that school week. Stu-
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PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY. OCT. 14. 1993
SSay You Saw It In le Star!
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST'
145 Avenue D Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
S. Phone (904) 229-6823
Sunday Snh l .............
Night Worship............. ... '1st Sunday Nightat 6:00 p.m. (only)
Every Fourth (4th) Sunda4 is Yoth Sunday
Monday Nght ..............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
10 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday
Elder Johnny Jenkins, Jr., MinisterrTc
CHURCH OF CHRIST
11 a.m. Sunday
Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310
Message Sunday: Study to Show Thyself Approved Unto God
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
ich the sPorst. oe
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.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Charlotte Henderson
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
S. ST. JAMES' PORT ST. JOE
S7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
SSunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
of Port St.Joe
SWeekly Meeting Times
Sunday Morning Celebration and *Woshlp 10:00 a.m.-
,Thursday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.'
Intercessory Prayer at The Rock, Mon.-Frl. ............. 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: 227-2033 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: 10 a.m.
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. Tremain 12/17-6/93 Phone 648-8144
4uThe Exciting Place to Worship"
First Baptist Church
102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida
i BuddyCaswell 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
MORNING WORSHIP..............11:00 a m. WEDNESDAY 7
CHURCH TRAINING ...................5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
DANIEL W. DUNCAN Pastor
Zion Tair Having Christian School
Extravaganza Sponsors Festival
Zion Fair Baptist Church is
sponsoring a Youth Extravaganza
on October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the
David Jones Recreation Center.
Young people will display tal-
ent in singing, reciting poetry,
dramatizing skits, making
speeches, performing instrumen-
tal pieces.and creative dancing.
Anyone who would like to partici-
pate is welcome. Call 229-6624
by noon Friday.
Door prizes will be given and
a fellowship feast will conclude
the evening of entertainment. Ad-
mission is free.
at New Bethel
Annual Missionary Day at
New Bethel AME Church is Sun-
day, October 17. The 11 a.m.
speaker is Gloria Gant. A pageant
featuring brides, bridesmaids,
grooms and other .members of the
wedding party-Behold, the Bride
Watteth--will be presented at 6
The Rev. R. A. Anderson and
congregation invite you to come
and witness this great event.
By Linda Whitfield
5th Grader Billy Vasquez is
Student of the Week
Identical twin Billy Vasquez
is our student of the, week. Billy
is in the 5th grade and is 1
years old. Billy's guardians are
David and Abigail Taunton. His.
favorite subject in school is Eng-
lish and he would like to be a
doctor when he grows up. Billy
enjoys playing baseball and ,he
also likes to read, a favorite book
being Where The Red Fern Grows.
After school, Billy does his home-
work first, and then he plays. Bil-
ly lists his mom and dad as being
very important in his life. He
adds, "and my twin brother, Ed-
die, of course."
Important Dates To Remember
October 15-Progress reports
will go home. Can you believe it's
the middle of the second six
weeks? ; ;. ""
October 11-15-Red Ribbor
Week. .As part of Red' Ribbon
Week WES is sponsoring a'
poster contest, large red ribbons
adorn the classroom doors, and
all students were given stickers to
wear. The morning broadcast tells
about, why we observe ,Red Rib-
October 14-District adminis-
trators in-service at WES on
ESOL. Hosted by Mr. Kelley.
October 19-District wide In-
Service (school based). Students
will be dismissed at the MSS at
11:35. Linton Site @ 11:40, and
Free concert From
U.S. Navy Band
The U.S. Navy Band, Country,
and Bluegrass musicians, will
perform In a concert at WHS on
October 28 at 12:45 p.m. It will
be in the gym. The: public is Invit-,
. ed and urged to come and take.
advantage of this great group of
musicians. The admission is free.
Fall Festival October 29-
Fall is in the air and we know
that the Fall Festival is just
around the comer. It is planned
for Friday, October 29, beginning
about 12 and lasting till around
1:55. Booths will be decorated
prior to the festival by teachers
and parents. If you would be will-
ing to work in a booth, please,
contact your child's teacher. We,
need a lot of helpers.
New P.T.O. Officers Elected'
At the P.T.O. meeting last,
Monday night, new officers were
elected for the 1993-94 school
year. Out-going President Carolyn
Husband read the nominees and
asked for others from the floor.
Hearing none, the following offi-
cers will serve the next year:
President -April Andrews; Co-
VP' -Brenda Little & Sue Jones;
Secretary -Tracy Bowers; Treas-
urer Georgia Riley.
WES would like to thank
both the old and new officers.
Miss Tweeta retired last year
after 30 years of teaching. Now,
we all know that Miss Tweeta is a
well-rounded person and has lots
of interests. That doesn't matter
when teaching is in your blood.
Miss Tweeta comes to the school
almost every day. and volunteers
her time and expertise. We appre-
ciate herl .
Bailey In Who'sI
Who In Religion
Earl Bailey, assistant profes-
sor of religion at Gulf Coast Com-
munity College, was recently noti-
fied for Inclusion in Who's Who in
Religion in the South arid South-
east, as well as the 23rd annual
edition of the, International Dic-
tionary of Biography published in
Bailey is currently listed in
Who's Who in Religion in America
and Who's Who in American
Christian Leadership. He is also-
negotiating with Prentice-Hall-
about writing 'a new textbook on
world religions and will serve as
lecturer and guide for a tour of Is-
rael in the spring of 1994.
MOSSY HEAD- The E-Chota
Cherokee Tribe of Florida Inc. will
be updating its membership roll.
Any person who wishes to remain
an active member needs to con-
tact the registered office in writ-
ing. There is a $15.00 develop-
ment\maintenance fund fee per
year per household, due in Janu-
ary. Any person who wishes to re-
main in active status needs to
make sure all of the proper pa-1
perwork is turned in and your file
complete. This should be done by
November 1, 1993, if you want to
vote in the upcoming elections.
fFirst United Methodist Church
111 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 W worship ................... ............................... 11 a.m.
Evening W orship............................................. ............................... 6 p.m .
Faith Christian. School will
sponsor a Harvest Festival .on
Saturday, October 23, in the park
next to First Union Bank in Port
St. Joe from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
For the children, .there will be
a "Good News" booth along with
games such as the Pepsi Toss,
Duck Pond, Basketball Toss, and
the Bean Bag Toss. Parents will
enjoy a bazaar with crafts, home-
made jams and jellies, plants,
and a gigantic hot fish or BBQ
Students will be selling tick-
ets to the dinners for, $3 each;
they include fried fish or BBQ
chicken, homemade bal'.ed beans,
cole slaw, hush puppies, and tea.
Dinners may be eaten on the
grounds or take out from 11-2..
Hot dogs, coffee, and cold drinks
New Bethel Bapt.
New Bethel Baptist Church
will be observing their Men and
Women's Day Sunday, October
17. Rev. Eddie R. Jackson and
his congregation invite the public
:Innovative, Informal,. In, Touch
Rev. Ken Coots, Pastor
Ministers at Large, All Members
',First 'Union Bank Building
9am Sunday School f
10am and 6pm Worship
Wed..6:3Gpm Prayer Service
dr developing the spiritual side
of whQ you are.
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Church of God Revival
The Highland View Church of Sunday '-'2 a.nm;,0:45 a.m., 6
God, located at '323 6th Street In p.m.; and' '7 p.mr. each -week
Highland View' will be in revival night. .-
services from October 17-22 with Rv. Wallace is widely poown
the Rev. William T. "Bill'. Wallace, in this area, having pastored for
pastor of the Church of, God in many years 11l Blountstown and
Gulf Hammock. has -held revival-in this local
Schedule 'of services are: church" before. ,.
S... Dr. Elmore and"congregation
Homecoming at extend a' crdial Invitation t'6 all
to come and worship. Dr. Elmore
Nazarene Church is expecting to .have old camp
meeting-type worship; with plenty
The First Church'of the Naza- of preaching, praying, singing.
rene at 2420 Long Avenue, will .and shouting. He is expecting a
hold its annual homecoming ser- great manifestation of the' spirit
vice on Sunday, October 17. The and power 'of God. Everyone 4s
festivities will begin at 10:00 a.m. welcome. r'"
with the theme "Sunday 'School ..
Can Be FUN." Rev. Darrell Dennis" --
of Indianapolis, Indiana, -will be
preaching In the 11 a.m. service. .....
Brother Dennis is a former pas-
tor. ',Immediately following the
morning worship service will be.
an old fashion dinner-on-the- ARING AID N ER
grounds. The celebration will cli- HEARING AD. CENTER
max with a gospel sing at 2:30
p.m. featuring the Dennis and 618 W. 23rd St.
Smith Singers from Indianapolis
and the Bouington Family Sing- : Wflbro Plza .
ers from Port St. Joe. Pastor Panama City, FL
George Malone and his congrega- 769-5348 A
tioh invite everyone to come and .769348
share in this joyous occasion.
Revival Services FREE HEARING
Revival services will be held T S : T .
at the First Church of the Naza- Top Quality, Name
rene, 2420 Long Ave., on October Bran tfearit g Aids
12-17,, with Evangelist Darrell BrandHearg Aids
Dennis. There will be special ,
singing nightly by Jerry.and'Beth Satisfaction Guaranteed'
Smith. Services will be held each
evening at 7 p.m. Pastor George Monthly Service Center
Malone and his congregation in- Motel St.Joe (PSJ)
vite everyone to receive a blessing ,. 1st Tuesday each month -
from God, by being a part'of this
S508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756'
e SUNDAY,WORSHIP...................... ....iO a;m.
ADULT SCHOOL..........................11 a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
: /usu Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
500 15th Street North, Mexico Bea-ch, FL '- ;
Come, Share, Rejoice
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Glf County Se Bsoared
SSiptoa mbor7. 1993 : -'
S The Gulf County School Board met in regu-
lar session on September 7, 1993. at 6:00 p.m. In
the Gulf County Courthouse in-Port St. Joe. The
following members were present:'Charlotte Pierce,
Oscar Redd David Byrd, James Hanlon; andTed
Whitleld. The Superintendent and Board Attorney
were also present. '
Chairman Pierce presided and 'the meeting
was opened with prayer led byOscar Redd, fol-
lowed y ePlge of Allegiance to the fag led by
PUBLIC HEARING ON FINAL BUDOET
On motion by Mr. Redd, second 'by Mr. Whit-
ld, nd unanimous vote the Board adopted the
mllge rate for the 1993-94 school year. On mo-
ion by Mr. Byrd. second by Mr.'Redd. and unan-
mous vote, the1Bord approved the final budget for
the 190394 school year.
PUBLIC i ARIm OON oCr. CHAN S.
in accordance with Florida' statute, the
Board advertised chanesin policy 2.500, 5.100,
.80, 4. 27.8.253, and7.213(b) in the local news-
papers. th public w given opportunity on this
day to provide input
HE1AR FROM PUBLIC
Mr. Elmo Sander expressed a concern be-
cause there was no discipline policy for handi-
capped students In the school Code of Conduct
Mr. Sanderked the Board 'to consider adopting a
poy regarding the discipline/suspension of
Mr. Damon MeNair. Jr.4 questioned the
Board as to whatpolicy had been developed as far
as the selection ofcheerleaders. He read a letter to
the Board that he had written to'the Commission-
er of Education. Betty Castor, expressing concern
over the, election of cheerleaders at Port St. Joe
High School n May of 1993. The letter ts on file in
the Superintendent's office. He also stated that he
,was sending a copy of the letter to EEOC along
with a complaint.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
On motion by Mr. Whitfield, second by Mr.
Hanln.; and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the Annual financial Statement and the Superin.
BUDGETOB MATERS/PATMENT OF BILLS
On motion by Mr. Hanlon. second by Mr.
Redd, and unanimous vote, the Board adopted the
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
-On motion byMr. Redd, second by Mr. Byrd.
and unanimous vote, the Board approved the min-
utes of August 3,193. '
'I On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mr. Whit-
field, the Board,approved American Top gun, Inc.,
to receive the bid award for computer updates for
Port St. Joe High School and Port St. Joe Elemen-
tay School.n the amount of $14,135.00.
On motion by Mr. Whitfield. second by Mr.
Hanlon. and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the new Exceptional Education Center and Media
Center at Wewahltchka Elementary School. OEF
Project No. 23-003713.
DISTRICT ADVISORY COUNCIL
On motion by Mr. Hanlon. second by Mr,
Redd, and unanimihs vote, the Board approved
the following to serve aon the District Advisory
Council for a two-year term commencing July I,
1993: Students Jofii Peak. Lashonda Small; Par-
ents Bryan Copeland. Jeffrey Fur. Tradl Gaddis.
Carorn Husband, Johnny Jenkins. Tom Mar-
quardt; Support Persormel Betty Boutngton. Ada
Dozier Teachers Debbie Baxley. Ross Davis. Liz
Howell. Denime Williams,. Judy Williams; School
Administration Jerry Kelleyk District Administra-
tion Temple Watson. Community Representatives
Ned Afles. Isadora Blackshlre. Gary Carter,
George Duren. Tom Gibson. Greg Johnson. Tamra-
ra Lane. Frank May, Damon McNair. Tim Nelson,
Donna Ray, Ralph Roberson. Elmo Sander, Amy
Shackleford. BID Sumner. John Vaughn; Ex-Onfido
SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL
On motion by Mr. Hanlon. second by Mr.
Whitfield. and unanimous vote, the Board ap-
proved the following School Advisory Councils:
Wewahlltchka Elementary School Carolyn
Husband. Parent; Gloria Wood. Parent: Sue Jones,
Parent: Tuanne Miller. Parent; Mary Ann Peak. Par-
ent; Kendall Body. Parent; Patricia Jones, Parent;
Bonnie Hammond. Parent; M.tchell King. Parent:
Tracy Bowers, Teacher; Linda Tremain, Teacher;
Esther Taunten, Teacher, Debbie Baxley. Teacher;
Mark Taunton, Teacher; Sandra Husband, Sup-
g 1rt Baff Ada Dozier, Support StaM Jenry Gaslin'
Ctizeen Jerry Kelley. Principal.
Pert SL Joe Elementary School Mark Elmer.
Parent; Tom Curry, Parent; Jeffrey Furr. Parent;
Banita Robinson. Parent; Shirley Jenkins, Parent:
Bill Wood, Parent; Bill Gant, Parent; Denise Wil-
liams. Teacher; Jan Nobles. Teacher: Barbara
Whitfeld. Teacher. JudydCampbel, Teicheri Karen-
Butts. Teacher. Ann Barrier. Teacher. Diane Juli-
S us, Non-Instructional; Carol Falson. Non-
Instructional; Chester Gant,. tizen; Gerald Lew.
ter. Principal. ,
Highland View Elementary School Paula
Boone. Parent: Pat Strayer, Parent; Annettd High-
tower. Parent; Julie Williams, Parent; Rhonda
Vise, Parent; Tom Marquardt. Parent;, Joyce Swea-
sy, Non-instructional; Kathy Arnold, Teacher.
Mary Blackburn. Teacher; Liz Howell, Teacher;
Catherine Barfield. Principal.
PFort SL Joe Jr.-Sr. High School: Bill Antley.
Parent: Carol Cathey,. Teacher. Becky Bateman.
parent; Danny Baxley, Parent: Betty Boulngton.
Educational Support Employee; Iris Garland, Com-
munity Citizen; Johnny Jenkins. Community Citi-
zen; Pam Lawrence. Parent. Joni Peak. Student;
Christine Taylor. Community Citizen; Wes Taylor.
Principal; Clay Thomason, Parent; Martha Wet-
morts., Teacher; Carl White, Teacher: Judy Wil-
Wewahltchka High School: Lashonda Small.
Student: Jessica Hayes, Student; Michael Greene,
Student; Betty Rich. Parent; Bill Sumner. Parent;
Doris MIncy., Parent; Janice Forehand, Parent;
Bryan Copeland. Parent; Ross Davis., Teacher Gra-
dy Booth, Teacher. Debble Cole. Teacher; Micah
Peak. Teacher. Elaine Layton. Teacher. Jackle
Grant. Non-instructional: Larry Mathis. Adminis-
trator Sara Joe Wooten. Administrator Designee.
On motion by Mr. Whitfield. second by Mr.
Byrd, and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the following personnel matters for the 1993-94
Approved Bryan Baxley as Principal Design-
ee at Wewahitchka Elementary School
Approved Duane McFarland as Principal De-
signee at Port SL Joe Elementary School.
Approved Winston Wells as Principal Design-
ee at Highland View Elementary School.
Approved George Cox to receive the supple- .
ment for part-time Principal Designee at Wewa-
h -tchka High School.
Approved Dr. Cecil TOHns. Speech Therapist.
to be placed on Professional Contract status.
Accepted a letter of resignation from Tnm
Approved Curtis Ray to fill the position of
Physical Education Instructor at Port St. Joe High
Approved Clara Arnold for the position of
Chapter I Parent Involvement Coordinator at High-
land View Elementary School. '
I Approved April Bidwell for the position 'of
inderarten Teacher at Highland View Elemen-
SApproved Supplemenitary Pay Position As-
signments as follows:
Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. HIgh School
r. Jr. High, Jr. Varsity, and Varsity Cheerlead-
er Sponsors Heather Rish, Ruby Knox, Martha
Sanborn. Judy Williams; Band Director MiLtch
Bouingon; Choral Director '- Ann Comforter; Flag
Corps Sponsor/Majorettes Gloria Gant; Athletic
Director Fred Priest; Head Varesity Football Coach
Fred Palest; Assistant Varsity Football Coaches -
Veron Epplnette, Curs Ray, Duane McFarland,
John Rainwater, Wayne Stevens, Martin Adklson;
Jr. High Football Coaches Jim Beln" (Head
Coach), Steve Maxwell, Carl White; Varsity Base-
ball Coach Duane McFarland: Varsity Boys Bas-
ketball Coach Vernon Eppinette; Jr. Varsity Boys
Basketball Coach Steve Maxwell; Jr. High Boys
Basketball Cpoch Scott Gowan; Varsity Track,
Boys- Scott Gowan; Varsity Track, Girls Vemrnon
tEp tt; Weight Lifting Coach Fred Priest; Girls
Boftoall Coach -Martin Adklson; Girls Basketball
Coach Becky Lacour; Girls Volleyball Coach -
Becky Lacour; Golf Coach Jim Belin; Student
Government Association Rodney Herring' llth
Grade Sponsors Clarence Monette, Gregg Burch,
Minnie Likely, Christine White; 12th Grade Spon-
srs Deborah Crosby, Alice Machen, Sarah Turn-
er, Martha Weimortas; Yearbook Clarence Mon-
ette. *.- '.;
Wewahlte High School
Athletic DIrecto- Wayne Flowers: Head Var-
sity Football Coach Wayne Flowers; Assistant
Varsity Football Coaches Don Rich, Jerry Ga-
skin, Charles Fortner, James McKnight; Jr. High
Football Coach '- John Franese; Assistant Jr. High
Football Coach James McKnight; Boys Varsity
Head Basketball Coach John Franzese; Girls Var-
sity head Basketball Coach Johnny Tauntoni; As-
sistant Basketball Coach (Girls) Dawn Grace; Jr.
High Basketball Codach Wayne Flowers; Head
Baseball Coach James McKnight; Head Softball
Coach Charles Fortner. Assistant Baseball Coach
Johnny Taunton: Track Coach IBoy & Girls) -
Don Rich; Cross country Coach Jay Bidwell;
Weight Liting Coach Wayne Flowers; Volleyball
Coach Lanit Taunton; Jr. High Volleyball Coach
Johnny Taunton; Band Director Terry Stryker;
Varsity Cheerleader Sponsor Marilyn Goodwin;'
Jr. Varsity Cheerleader Sponsor Betty Holloway,
Jr. Class Sponsor Evelyn Cox, Terry Linton; Sr.
Class Sponsor- Sue Dickens, Sharon Gaskin;
Yearbook Sponsor Elaine Layton; Student Coun-
cil Sponsor Lisa Ingram: Majorette/Flag Corps
Sponsor Micah Peak: Drill Team (Dazzlers Spon-
.sor s t y Ha "r. .
ApIproved ProisinlrOrientaiion f iPrig "
as follows with Peer Teachers receiving a supple-
0 0Beifnninfr Teacher: Eric Bidwell, Mitchell
Boultpgon., Tacy Bpwers, Karen Butts; Renee
Forehand. Chip Garrett Pam Lister, Simona PI
man.Curtis.Ra. '. -
Peer Teacher Evelyn Cox, Deborah Crosb.
Linda Whitfleld, Fay Wood. Juanise Williams, Fay
Wood, Carol Kelly, Martha Wemiorts, CharlesO -
S Other Professional Educator. Catherine Bar-
field, David Bidwell. Betty Husband. Betty Bidwell.
Carol Kelley, Marge Prange, SaraJoe Wooten, S.M.
Eubanks, Temple Watson.
Approved Nickl JIU Little for the position of
teacher aide at Wewahitchka Elementary School.
Approved lRebecca Lee Hamrm for the posi-
tion of School Food Service Worker at Wewahitch-
Approved, the following as substitute teach-
ers in the Gulf County School System: William
Wooten, Cojean Burns, Betty Sue Anchors, Annie
Baker, Rhonda Yoder, and.William Parker.
Approved the following as substitute School
Food Service Workers: Dorothy Peak, Rhonda Yod-
er, Aldonia Quirmn, Brenda O'Barr, and Julle Cas-
Approved the following as substitute Custo-
dial/Maintenance workers: Bennie Russ, Wille B.
McCloud, Pat Latta, and Terry Clemens.
Approved the following to receive the $500
supplement for student records clerks: Wewahitch-
ka Elementary School Claudice Baxley. Highland
View Elementary School Carolyn Peak; Port St.
Joe Jr.-Sr. High School Janet Beliveau, Wanda
Nixon; Wewalitchka High School Marilyn Good-
Approved Charles Costin as School Board
Approved Kim Ludlam for the poslti f
classroom teacher at Wewahitchka ElemenT ry
Approved Joy Ames for full-time employment
as a gifted teacher.,
A motion .was made by Mr. Hanlon and sec-
onded by Mr: Whitfield to table the Principal De-
signee supplement request for Denise Williams,
Teacher on Special Assignment, Port St. Joe Ele-
mentary School, until the next Board meeting. The
motion was carried with Redd. Whitfield. Hanlon,
and Pierce voting YEA, and Byrd voting NAY.
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mr. Hah-
lon, and .unanimous vote, the Board' approved the
following program matters for the 1993-94 school
year: I* '
Approved the Health Service Project Con-
tract between the State of Florida, Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services, County Public
Health Unit, and the Gulf County School Board.
'Approved a IRequest for Funding Proposal for
the Remodeling. Renovation, and New Construc-
tion of Science and Technology Education labora-
tories at Port St. Joe High School.
Approved components for additons to the
Master Plan for Inservice Education.
Approved the allocation of $12,000.00 to
help fund the Supplemental School Health Project.
Approved funding for the following Gold
Card Club events:, -
1) Hamburger parties for elementary stu-
dents who receive three gold cards during the
year. Certificate for each student meeting this cri-
2) Banquets for students In grades seven
through 'twelve who 'received two gold cards
through the conclusion of the fourth grading peri-
od. Certificate for each student meeting this crite-
ria. In addition, recognition pins for seventh and
eighth grade students who achieved a 3.5 average
for the first semester with no grade below a "B:.'
and plaques for students In grades nine through
twelve who' achieved a 3.5 average for the first se-
mester with no grade below a "B"
31 An "Alumni" gold card for seniors graduat-
Ing as honor or high honor graduates. This card
would be valid for a period of one year following.
graduation and would be placed Inside the gradu
ated diploma cover.
4) A motivational speaker to put on a pro-
gram for the gold card holders and their parents.
Approved a letter of agreement between the
Washington County Distnct School Board on be-
half of the Panhandle Area Educational Coopera-
tive (PAEC) and the Gulf County District School
Board for Instructional Technology Training activi-
ties In support of Blueprint 2000 for the sum of
Approved a contract between the Gulf
County School Board and Chemical Addictions Re.
cover Effort, Inc. ICARE). for services in drug edu -
callon/prevertion to the elementary and secon-
dary schools in Gulf County m an amount not to
Approved the 93/94 School Food Service
Approved an agreement between the Gulf
County School Board and ABC Rehabilitation Ser-
vices, Inc., for Occupational Therapy Contract ser-
.vices to the students of the Gulf County School
- Approved aContract/Letterf Agreement be-
tween the Washingan County District School
Board ch behalf of te Panhandle Area Education-
al Cooperative (PAEC) for professional and techni-
cal services needed to implement the Drug-Free
Schools' activities within the District for the sum
Approved a School Resource Officer Agree-
ment between the Gulf County School Board and
the Gulf County Sheriffs Office for law enforce-
ment and related services to Wewahitchka High
School in the amount of 635.600.00.
Approved a School Resource Officer Agree-
ment between the Gulf County School Board and
the Gulf County Sheriffs Office for law enforce-
ment and related services to Port SL Joe High
School in'the amount of 835,.600.00.
Approved a revised Pre-Kindergarten Early
Intervention Program Contract between the School
Board of Gulf County and the Gulf County Guid-
ance Clinic, Inc.
Approved a grant application for the Dwight'
D. Eisenhower. Mathematics and Science Educa-
tion Act Title 11 program which will provide itner-
vice for elementary and secondary teachers in:
mathematics and science.
Approved Gulf District ESOL IEnglish for
Speaker of Other Languages) LEP Limnited Eng-
lish Proficiency) Plans as required by Florida Stat-
On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by Mr. Whit-
field, and unanimous vote, the Board elected Os-
car Redd and James Hanlon to serve on the Gulf'
County Property Appraisal Board.
SCHOOL ACTIVITY FUNDS AUDIT REPORT
FOR 1992-03 ; I ,I
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mr. Byrd.
and unanimous vote, the Board approved the aud-
it report of the financial statements of the Gulf
County School Board School Activity Funds for
the year ended June 30. 1993.
SCHOOL HANDBOOKS AND SCHEDULES
On motion by Mr. Hanlon. second by Mr.
Redd, and unanimous vote, the Board accepted
the School Handbooks and Schedules.
STUDENT MATTE RS
On motion by Mr. Whitfield. second by Mr.
Hanlon, and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the request for Danny P. Raffield to be allowed to
attend the'adult school at Port St. Joe as an alter-
naive approach to education.
TRANSPORTATION MATTERS -
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mr. Han-
Ion, and unanimous vote, the Board accepted the
spor-tation Summary for 1992-93 and ap-
proveq the School Bus Route Maps for 1993-94.
ue SirnRND riNTrs REPORT
A workshop on Energy Management with a
representative from Honeywell, Inc.. was resched-
uled afor THesday. September 14, 1993. at 10:00
p The Board' reviewed a letter of congratula-
tions from the Florida High School Activities Asso-
ciation for having no stuadent-athletes or coaches
from the Gulf County School system reported for
unsportsmanlike conduct during the 1992-93
school year. Otion moti by Mr. Hanlon, second by
Mr. Whitfleld, uand u imous vote, the Board di-
rected the Superintendent to write a letter of com-
mendation to the schools.
On motion by Mr. Hanlon, second by Mr.
Byrd, and unanimous vote, the Board adopted a
resolution to enter the Adequacy Lawsuit and ap-
proved an invoice In the amount of $664.00 for
Gulf Dtsricts pro rata share of the cost of funding
the Adequacy Lawsuit.
On motion by Mr. Whitfoeld, second by Mr.
Redd, and unanimous vote, the Board rejected a
request from Port SL Joe High School to help fund
the minor sports 'ogram at this time.
On motion byMrByrd, second by Mr. Whlt-
field, and unanimous vote, the Board approved
seventh period classes (Instrumental Techniques I
and'Algebra B/Geometry! for first semester at We-
w,. waltehkaHigh School Also, approved seventh pe-
"ied diat ei instrumentall Techniques UI, Drama I,
Exploration In Math 1) for second semester contin-
gent upon' 14 or 15 students qualifying for the
On motion by Mr., Redd, second by Mr.
Byrd, and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the request of David Bidwell, Director of Instruc-
tional Services, to release students early on Octo-
' ber 19, 1993, In order for teachers in curriculum
,,.areas to meet to divide the State Course Frame-
works into semester outcomes.
The Board reviewed a report on the Health
Services Project and Related PECO Grants received
by Gulf County Schools during 1991-1993. No ac-
The Board reviewed School Resource Officer
Reports for the month of August, 1993, from Port
St. Joe High School and Wewahitchka High
School. No action required.
The Superintendent reported to the Board
that he had met with the principals in reference to
Student Disciplinary Report Forms. Due to the fact
l- itUifeyMhd already ordered forms for "this cur-
rent school year. he Instructed them to use what
they had on hand and then the, District would con-
solidate to uniform discipline reports.
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mr. Han-
lon, and unanimous vote, the Board approved the
request by Kenny Gray to use the Wewahitchka
Elementary Main Street Site gymnasium for com-
munity basketball ; ,'
By Barbara Eells
A large plastic pool with pine
straw attracted my attention as I
walked in Miss April's kindergart-
en room. I asked one of the kids
what it was for. "That's for our
dinosaur eggs to hatch in!"
Well, the students spent a
couple of days making and paint-
ing these big roundish-looking
things and they buried them in
the straw so they would be nice
and warm and, lo and behold,
they began to hatch-one or two
each day! Many different kinds of
dinosaurs hatched within a
And, to top it off, they are
studying spiders right now. The
mother spider's babies hatched
out of their nest-but-"Oh no!
Who took the lid off the spider
aquarium?" And, wonder where
all the baby spiders got off to?
Mrs. Colbert's fifth graders
have concluded their study of the
American Indians. They invited
the whole school in to visit their
teepee and observe activities and
show 'n tell.. pottery shards, ar-
row and spear heads, huts that
looked ready to live in," pictures of
all kids and their favorite activity
of fun-their Indian niasks, made
of paper mach6 arid' painted to
Mrs. Howell's class is working
hard on academics, but also have
a goal for their annual trip to St.
Augustine in May. That also
means they are trying to make ex-
tra money by planning activities-
the latest being a T-shirt-Yes! a
Highland View HAWK T-shirt on
sale for $8 (children) and $10
(adults). The shirts are gold with
a black HAWK on the front.
The annual Highland View
Halloween Carnival will be held
Saturday, October 30, from 1I-2.
Plan to come, as there will be lots
of activities for the kids and, of
course, the cake walk, oysters on
the half shell, and' other foods
and drinks. The activities will be-
gin with a big parade.
Students picture money
is due by October 22.
Our Octoberfest will be held
on Saturday, October 23, from
11-2 at PSJ Elementary School.
Volunteer workers are needed to
help with building booths, man-
ning booths, and cleaning up the
school grounds afterwards. Please
call Jim Doster (229-8498) to vol-
unteer your time.
If you would like to serve as a
P.T.A. Steering Committee mem-
ber, please contact your child's
Over 200 parents have joined
the P.T.A. If you haven't joined,
please send in your dues of $2
per parent today.
Parents Make the Difference
Schools teach reading skills
in class, but children spend far
more time at home than they do
at school. Home is where some of
the very best learning takes
place! Mindless hours spent
watching television rob children
of time they could spend reading.
Taming the TV monster is a great
VOTE ON POLICY CHANGES
On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by Mr. Whit-
field, and unanimous vote, the Board approved the
following policy changes of Chapter 6GX23:
2.500 Prohibition of Sexual Harassment-
Employees; 5.1000 Prohibition of Sexual Harass-
ment-Employees; 6.80 Prohibition of Sexual Ha-
rassment-Employees; 4.527 Prohibition of Sexual
Harassment-Students; 8.253 District Advisory
Council; 7.213(b) Required District Policy.
BOARD MEMBERS CONCERNS
On motion by Mr. Hanlon, second by Mr.
Redd. and unanimous vote, the Board approved to
allow its members to attend a regional meeting to
review the Blueprint 2000 Transition Key Data Ele-
*ments and the 1992-93 Florida School Report on
September 16, 1993, in Chipley, FL.
The meeting was adjourned to meet again in
regular session on October 5, 1993.
Gulf County School Board
September 14, 1993
The Gulf County School Board niet in spe-
cial session on September 14, 1993, at 9:00,a.m.
In the Gulf County Courthouse in Port St. Joe. The
following members were present. Charlotte Pierce,
Oscar Redd, David Byrd, James Hanlon, and Ted
Whitfield. The Superintendent was also present.
The Board Attorney was absent.
as oChairman Pierce presided and the meeting
was opened with prayer led. by Oscar Redd, fol-
lowed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag led by
I On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by Mr. Whit-
field, and unanimous vote, the'Board approved a
Principal Designee supplementary pay position for
Denise Williams, Teacher on Special Assignment,
at Port St. Joe Elementary School for the 1993-94
There being no further business, the meet-
ing adjourned to reconvene again at 10:00 a.m.,
for a workshop on energy management with Mr.
Jim Ormes,/representative from Horneywell, Inc.
Gulf County School Board
September 23. 1993
The Gulf County School Board met in spe-
cial session on September 23, 13, at 9:00 a.m.
In the Gulf County Courthouse In Port St. Joe. The
following members were present: Charlotte Pierce,
Oscar Redd, James Hanlon. and Ted Whitfield.
The Superintendent was also present. Board mem-
ber David Byrd and the Board Attorney were ab-
Chairman Pierce presided.
Temple Watson presented to the Board the
status of the Health Insurance Program for Gulf
County School District for the 1993-94 school
year. After discussion and based on current facts,
the Superintendent recommended to the Board to
accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield as insurance
provider for the Gulf County School District for the
1993-94 school year. On motion by Mr. Whitfleld,
second by Mr. Hanlon, and unanimous vote, the
Board voted to accept the Superintendent's recom-
On motion by Mr. Redd. second by Mr. Han-
Ion, and unanimous vote, the Board approved a
temporary, part-time ESE teaching position at We-
wahltchka High School.
There being no further business, the meet-
Ing adjourned to meet again In regular session on
October 5, 1993.
way to start improving children's
reading skills, and it's not as
hard as you might think.
Students of the Week
Congratulations to our stu-
dents of the week
Courtney Thompson, Cherish
Jacobs, Anna Salzer, Melissa Nix-
on, Bryan Thomas, Tony Beck,
Matthew Sasser, Lea Todd, and
Students will be dismissed
early on Tuesday, October 19, to
allow teachers to work on Blue-
print 2000-School Improvement.
The dismissal schedule is:
11:55-Day, Care; 12:00-
First Bus; 12:03-Town Students;
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The Mexico Beach Chapter of
the AARP will hold its monthly
meeting on October 15 at 1 p.m.
EDT at the Mexico Beach Cham-
ber of Commerce Building.- Guest
speaker for.the -meeting..will be
She.i. Smith of, the Mullis Eye In~
stitute, of Panama City. Smith will
be speaking on the diseases of
the eye and will offer free eye
screenings after the meeting to
those wishing to participate.
All senior citizens are invited
to attend the meeting and those
who are members of the National
AARP are especially welcome and
encouraged to become members
of the local chapter. Much can be
learned by becoming a local mem-
ber and attending the monthly
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FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition DATED this the 24th day of September,
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against 1993.
CASE NO. 93-296 you and you are required to serve a copy of your .BENNY C. LISTER, Clerk Of The Circuit Court
IN RE: The Marriage of Answer or other response to the Petition on Pet- By: /s/. Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
TOMMY GENE ARMSTRONG, tioner's Attorney: ROBERT M. MOORE, 324 ReId Publish: September 30, October 7, 14, and 21, 1993.
Petitioner/Husband. Avenue, P.O. Box 248, Port St Joe, Florida 32466,
And .and file the original thereof in the Circuit Court NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
JANET RAY ARMSTRONG, Clerl's Office, Gulf County Court House, Port St BID NO. 9394-01
Respondent/Wife. Joe, Florida 32456, on or before the 1st day of No- The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
NOTICE OF ACTION vember, 1993. If you fail to do so, a Final Judg- County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
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.: From the
By Larry A. Mathes
Hard work pays!
It really does! After much hard work, the Gators scored a con-
vincing win (1st of the regular season) over the Munroe Bobcats-
28-14. A lot of our fans were not there to see it, but those who were,
were thrilled to the Gators sometimes looking like the Gators of Old
as they repeatedly made big defensive plays to keep the Bobcats
away from the end zone. Friday night at 6:30 CT, the Gators will try
to maintain their momentum as they take on the Chattahoochee
Yellow Jackets at Chattahoochee. Follow them if you can-they
need your support!
Get ready; October 28, the "Country Current" group sponsored
by the U.S. Navy will be at the WHS gym for a show at 14:45 p.m.
They play current country, blue grass, and traditional country at
schools and festivals across the country. How do we rate? Well,
Connie Whitfleld, a graduate of WHS (and daughter of Al and Angle
Whitfleld), is a member of the U.S. Navy Band (the big one) and has
helped several times to see that Wewa was, placed on the Navy
schedule. It helps to know folks in the right places! Public is invit-
ed, AND-ITS FREE!
Homecoming plans are beginning to take shape. November 5 Is
thd big day. Lisa Ingram is in charge, assisted by Terry Linton.
,On the 21st, the Student Government team has challenged the
faculty to a volleyball game. The only broken bone I ever had hap-
pened playing volleyball, so I'll just watch and save my ankles for a
Progress report time is here, so start looking for them. It seems
like we just finished report cards. Parents like to stay informed!
So many things are going on that it is hard to keep track of
everything. Volleyball and cross-country are getting close to district
competition time, but the details escape me. Maybe next week
they'll be finalized.
For sale at Howard Creek: 2
bdrm. trailer with roof over and partly
completed addition on 1/2 acre. Own-
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or 904-827-6019. 2tc 10/14
Three-level A-frame, 2 baths, 3 or
more bedrooms, top location near
Gulf beaches, and new casinos in
Waveland, Mississippi. Hundreds of
unfilled jobs. Gulf County resident
might take local property in trade,
$68.750. 647-8458. 2tp 10/14
Home for sale by owner -3 bed-
rooms, 2 baths, great location,, close
to St. Joe schools. Covered patio &
boat shed, 2 car garage. Call for ap-
pointment, 227-1793. 2tc 10/14
1300 sq. ft. condo, 2 bdrm., 2
ba., great mom, with fireplace. Great
gulf views. Beautifully furnished.
Cape San Bias. No flood insurance re-
quired. Small assumable loan,
$60,000. 205-794-3703. 3tc 10/7
1.4 acres at Simmons Bayou,
partially cleared. Lots of old oak trees,
5 minutes from town, golf course and
beaches. Call 904-229-2708 after 5
p.m. tfc 9/30
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
3 bedroom, 2 bath home located
,near schools. Fireplace, fenced yard &
sprinkler system. Call 229-6619 for
appt $67,500. tfc 10/7,
Must sell: great condition 14'x
70' mobile home and lot located in
Wewa, Lands Landing area. Call 227-
1313. tfc 10/7
2 bedroom, 1 bath house on 1/2
acre lot, 7 miles north of Overstreet.'
Call 648-8433. tfc 10/7
Nice one and a half lots on Monu-
ment Avenue. 227-1647. tfc 10/7
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 cen. a&h, water heater &
roof, all appliances, spac. kitchen &
dining rm., privacy fence, sun deck &
workshop, etc. on Ig. lot. Energy effi-
cient, $53,00. Reduced to $48,000.
Call today! Call 648-8215 or 227-
1501 or Tom Todd Realty, Inc.
CLOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. ifc 10/7
Brick home, 4 bedroom, 2
1/2 bath, $155,000.00.
115 Allen Memorial Way.
Call Hilda Duren, 229-6031
and leave message.
Cash paid for Used Mobile
Homes. Call 904-747-1965.
Wanted: Garage sale items for fu-
ture Faith Christian School Building
Fund sales. For pickup call 827-8180
after 5 p.m. Thank you. 3tc 9/30
Wausau Homes, a recognized
leader in the housing industry, has
energy efficient homes starting in the
'$30's. See why over 90,000 families
own a Wausau home. Dealerships
available in some areas. 1-800-377-
9390. 5tp 9/30
Uncleaned old brick, $70 per
thousand, call George, 229-8398.
Commodore 64 computer, disk
drive, printer., .keyboard, 64 monitor,
many games, ready to runt $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 10/7
Western Auto Special. Computer,
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 10/7
Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums, repairs and sales, bags, any-
thing for any vacuum and any central
built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyn-
dall Parkway, near Hwy. 22, Panama
City, FL 32404. 763-7443.
pd thru 9/1/93
Mature, experienced woman with
references seeks live-in position car-
ing for elderly. Please call 229-2652
or 229-6070. 2tc 10/14
ng the lCounty the following described personal
1 New 1/2 Ton Pick-up truck for the Gulf
County Maintenance Dept. Specifications
may be obtained at the Gulf County
Clerk's office or the Gulf County Mainte-
nance Dept., Monday thru Friday, 9.00
a.m. 5:00 p.m., EDT.
Delivery date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
Please indicate on envelope that this is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER, and what the bid
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m., EDT.
October 26, 1993, at the Office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street. Port St Joe, Florida 32456. The Board re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.,
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
/a/ Warren J. Yeager, Jr., Chairman
Publish: October 7, 14, 1993. ,
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9394-02
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida. will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation interested in sell-
ing the County the following described personal
1 New Riding Type Lawn Mower as out-
lined in the specifications which may be
obtained at the Gulf County Clerk's office
or the Gulf County Maintenance Dept.,
Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m,-5:00 p.m.
Delivery date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
Please Indicate on envelope that this Is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER and what the bid
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m., EDT,
October 26, 1993, at the Office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court. Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street. Port St Joe, Florida 32456. The Board re-
iserves the right to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/ Warren J. Yeager. Jr.. Chairman
Publish: October 7, 14. 1993.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9394-03
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County. Florida. will receive sealed bids from any
person, company,, or corporation interested in sell-
ing the County the following described insurance
Group Health Insurance
Specifications may be obtained from the Of-
fice of the Clerk of Circuit Court, Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe. Florida.
32456. Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m..,EST,
on November 23, 1993, in the Office of the Clerk of
the Circuit Court. The Board reserves the right to
reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
Warren J. Yeager. Jr.. Chairman
/s/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk ,9
Publish- October7, 14. 1993.
NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE GULF COUNTYSCHOOL BOARD
Purpose and Effect: The Gulf county School
Board proposes to amend and adopt policies, as
provided for In the Administrative Procedures Act,
for the purpose of bringing said policies into com-
pliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of
Summary The following is a brief descrip-
tion of each proposal change of the Gulf County
Code of Conduct.
VIII. Student Grievance Procedures
Bconomic Impact: These proposals will re-
sult in no direct costs associated with Implementa-
IF REQUESTED, A HEARING WILL BE HELD
Time: 6:00 pm.. E.T.
Date:'iuesday, November 2. 1993
Place: Board Room. Gulf County School
Board Office. Gulf County Courthouse. Highway
71. Port St.Joe, FIL32456'- .--'-. -- --
The entire text of the proposed rules can be
In Port St.Joe,
Franklin County Area
New and Used Cars and Trucks
REYNOLDS &/1/9SONS 0-65
inspected during regular office hours at the Gulf
County School Board Office, Gulf County Court-
house, Highway 71, Port St. Joe. FL.
Special legal authority under which the
adoption is authorized and the law being Imple-
mented and interpreted are made specific.
The addition and changes are proposed by
Charles T. Watson, Director of Support Servites;
and approved for consideration by B. Walter Wild-
Gulf County Code of Conduct
VIII. Student Grievance Procedures
Publish: October 14 and 21, 1993.
INVITATION TO; BID
Sealed proposals will be received in the office
of the City Clerk, 305 Fifth Street. Port St Joe,
Florida. until 4:30 p.m., November 15, 1993, for
furnishing and delivering F.O.B., Port St. Joe, Flor-
ida, Bid No. 12-93 for a CHLORINE LEAK DETEC-
TOR & ALARM SYSTEM as outlined In the specifi-
cations pertaining thereto.
Specifications and bid documents may be
obtained from the City Clerk's Office, 305 Fifth
Street, Port St Joe, Florida 32456, telephone (904)
229-8261, Monday through Friday, between 8:00
a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Bids will be publicly opened
and read at 8:30 p.m,, November 16, 1993, in the
City Commission Chambers, City hall, 305 Fifth
Street, Port St Joe, Florida. The City reserves the
right to accept or reject any or all bids, or to select
the Bid felt to be in the best Interest of the City.
/s/Jim Maloy, City Auditor/Clerk
Publish October 14, 1993.
Notice is hereby given that the City Commis-
sioners of the City of Port St. Joe will hold a public
hearing with Its Citizens Advisory Committee for
the Florida Recreational Development Assistance
Program (FRDAP) on Thursday, October 21, 1993
at 8:00 p.m. in the Commission Room at City Hall
to consider a grant for park development for the
area North of First Union Bank.
All interested parties are invited to attend
and be heard.
/s/Frank Pate, Jr., Mayor-Commissioner
Publish: October 14, 1993.
The Gulf County School Board announces
the availability of the Management Plan for Asbes-
tos Abatement* AHERA for public review. Plans
are available for each school and may be reviewed
at the school' office during regular schdl hours
and days. ,
Publish: October 14, 1993.
Harmon Realty, Inc.
BARBARA HARMON, Broker Barbara Mannon, Sales Associate, 647-5004
Ann Six, Sales Associate, 229-6392
245 Nan Nook Grand Isle Sub. Lovely NEW 3 bed-
room, 2 bath stucco & frame home on beautiful
shaded secluded 75'x111.5' lot. Lg. liv. rm, has
cath. ceiling w/double ceiling fansw/llghts, sliding
glass doors lead to front sun deck! Kitchen has flu-
orescent lighting, & all wood cabinets! Nice 1g.
pantry & breakfast bar! Lg. master bdrm. has cell-
Ing fan w/llght & lighted walk-In closet.. Master
bath has nice vanity area &. linen closet. Other
bdrms. have ceiling fans w/lights & lighted closets.
2nd bdrm.,has back door which leads to private
sun deck! Single car garage w/auto. garage dr.
Beautiful berber carpet thruout. Cen. h&a. Much
more! Must see this one. $79,000.00.
206 HWY. 98 Mexico Beach. This 3 bdrm., 2 ba. single
family home has all the right features. Located on
50'x150' lot across from DEDICATED BEACH with
UNOBSTRUCTED GULF VIEW! Living room has cell-
ing fan & great view of the Gulf! Lg. screened
porch on front! Lg. kit. & dining area. Beautiful all
wood cabinets w/Ig pantry. Bdrms. have ceiling
fans, very nicely coordinated wallpaper. Vertical
blinds throughout house. 24'x35' double car gar-
age w/stordge room. Circle car driveways In front
of house -w/back fenced yard' Excell cond.
"' ---I ~- --" .... -- "- -. --.-- j
HOMES Mexico Beach
106 N. 19th Street: 3 bedroom, 2 bath stucco home in nice loca-
ion only 1b, 100'lov-
Ing room anSi ,llre .f etal Heat/AC.
Covered front porch. Only 48s,09,00, 4;0900.09. REDUCED
S TO $50,000.00. Call for more details.
710 Fortner Ave., Mexico Beach: 3 bedroom, two bath mobile
home on nice 50' x 150' lot close to the beach Large
kitchen with dining area. Appliances Include refrigera-
tor, range, and washer. Garden tub In large bathroom.
Large screened porch on front. Single car garage, Metal
storage building. Ceiling fans In both bedrooms. Central
gas heat and electric ac. In Mint condllon. Only 1 block
to the BEACH
Sunkist Townhome #l, 109 A. 41st Street, Mexico Beach:
BEACHSIDEII One bedroom one bath townhome com-
pletely furnished only steps to the beach! End unit has
fenced private back and side yard area. Nice'deck
area in back as well. Very nicely decorated and fur-
nished. Never been rented.. Living, dining, and kitchen,
great room has cathedral ceiling. Kitchen has large bar.
Metal storage building outside Must see this onel
64 Magnolia Ave.: This uniquely designed 2 story home has
many features to consider. Only 1/2 block to the beach
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths. (1 upstairs, I downstairs). Liv.
rm. has celling fan, track lighting, & sliding doors which
lead to large covered deck w/view of the gulf. Also side,
sun deck off kitchen w/bar and flourescent lighting.
Completely fenced yard makes nice private outdoor liv-
ing. Lots of shade trees. S86,99900.0 Reduced to
$79,500.00. Also additional adjacent lot for $25,000.00.
Sandollar #4 Three bedroom, one bath cottage with
screened porch overlooking the Gulf. Completely fur-
nished and equipped for summer rental. 95' waterfront
602 Fortner Avenue Stucco DUPLEX only 1/2 block to the
BEACHI 2 Two bedroom, one bath units. Completely fur-
nished. On 50'x150' lot. Separate entrance to each unit.
Excellent rentals. Presently rented. $53,500.00.
314 Hatley Drive Three bedroom, two bath townhomes In
nice residential area. Vaulted ceiling in living, dining,
and kitchen areas. Large bar In kitchen. All appliances
Included. $48,500.00 to $49,900.00.
13th Street Two bedroom, one bath stilt home 1/2 block to
theBeachl Needs some TLC. Large deck on front and
side. Partial view of the Gulfl Owner will finance.
Loft by the Pier #12 & #14, Surtvlew and Spindrift Townhomes,
106B and 108D 37th Street Attractive two bedroom
townhomes near fishing pier and beach. Newly remod-
eled. Completely furnished and equipped for second
home or rental. Bay window accents living room with ca-
thedral ceiling. Private patio In back, off bedroom. As-
sumable mortgage. .66.000..0 -ach.Reduced $63,000.
200 61h Street --Three bedroom, two bath double wide mobile
home. On large 105'xl112.5' corner lot. Fastened to home
foundation. Only 2 blocks to the Beachl $45,500.00
ST. JOE BEACH
Corner Canal Street & Alabama: Five (5) bedroom, two bath
two story home on 2 large corner lots. Separate ac/heat
systems for upstairs and downstairs, could be made into
duplex. Block construction. $65,000.00.
335 Cortez St.: Two bedroom, one bath 12' x 60' mobile home
on large 75' x 150' lot. Good condition. Very clean. Nice
10' x 10' sun deck on front. Will make nice starter home or
vacatio retreat $27,500.00.
241 Columbus St.: Nice two bedroom, one bath 12' x 60' mo-
bile home on lovely wooded lot. Beautiful shade trees.
Large 19' x 10' front screened porch. Covered single car
carport. 75' x 150' lot. Nice neighborhood. Only steps to
the beach. $28,900.00.
5612 Hwy. 98 (Corner of Selma) St. Joe Beach: Relax and en-
joy the view from the screened porch that overlooks the
Gulfl UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW. DEDICATED BEACH This two
bedroom, one bath block home has stood the test of
time. Large kitchen with dining area. Living room has
good view of Gulfi On 74' x 90' corner lot. Single carportl
In good conditions A good buy at $79,000.00. $72,000.00.
5841 Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach: WATERFRONTI This unique 2 bed-
room, 2 bath town a any nice features WATER-
FRONTII Large deck 0r.om and bedroom over-
look the Gulfl LiviMryd'iros cathedral ceiling w/
skylights. Kitchen has bar. Two AC/Heat systems, Ig. bath-
room downstairs has nice wood saunal Single car car-
portl Utility are w/washer and dryer hookups. Very nicely
decorated[ Must see this onel Only $99,500.00.
354 DESOTO ST., ST. JOE BEACH Large foyr bedroom
two bath brick home on two Ig. corner lots witr
beautiful shade trees. Formal liv. rm. and dining
rm. Lg. family rm. w/celling fan and Dulit-in enter-
tainment center. Master bdrm. with ceramic tile
bath. cen heat and air. Lg utility rm. w/washer &
dryer hook-ups. Front covered porch! Needs
some work! Wirnin walking distance to beach!
235 Santa Anna: 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath brick home on 2 large
lots. Living and dining, great room w/cqthedral ceilings
and brick wall fireplace. Kitchen has all wood cabinets.
Master bedroom has 1/2 bath and full walk-in closet.
Screened porch, Ig. storage shed. Separate area set-up
for mobile home hook-up w/septic, water, and power.
Only short walk to Beachl $69,000.00.
406 N. Canal Dr., Lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath stucco home on the
Intracoastal waterway. Beautiful lot with 100' on the Intra-
coastal, approx. 1 acre. Liv. rm. has cathedral ceiling w/
ceiling fan. Lg. sliding glass dr. leads to patio & overlooks.the
Intracoastal Waterway. Relax & watch the ships go buyl Kit.
has all wood cabinets, nice bar w/spot lights, appliances In-
clude refrigr, range, dishwasher. Ice machine. Master bdrm.
has Ig. closet w/bifold mirror doors. jacuzzi tub In both w/lg.
walk-In closet. Cen. electric heat/ac (heat pump), satellite
dish $95,000.00. .
LOTS ON MEXICO BEACH
Residential Zoned for Homes Only
Corner Texas Dr. and Hwy. 386-A: Two large comer lots with nice
shade trees. Nice neighborhood. $20,000.00. Mexico Beach
Unit 14, Blk F, Lots 24,26.
California Drive: 100' x 108.33' lot w/Ig. septic tank. Nice
neighborhood. $12,000.00. Mexico Beach Unit 14, Blk E,
Lots Wysong Avenue: Two (2) large lots on paved street. In
nice residential neighborhood w/underground utilities.
Cleared, filled, beautiful shade trees $30,000.00
Palm Street, Mexico Beach: (2) 75' x 100' lots only I block to
the Beach. Nice shade trees, In residential area S13,000
each. Unit 11, BIk. 6, Lots 11, 13.
Magnolia Ave.: 75'x102' lot only 1/2 block to the gulf Good
gulf view. Unit 11, Bik 8, Lot 7. $25,000.00.
Corner of New Mexico Drive & Maryland Blvd.:100' x 158.33'
lot. Unit 14, Blk B, Lot 1. Nice comer lot w/shade trees.
New Mexico Drive 100'x158.33' lot. Unit 14, Blk B, Lot 8. Re-
Texas Drive 100'x108' lot. Unit 14, BIk F, Lot'6. $689000 Own-
er will finance. REDUCED TO $6,300.00. $4,900.00 :,;
Arizona Drive (5) 110'xi 10' lots. Unit 14, Blk D, Lots 6, 8,10, 12,
14. Owner financing. 7,690000. Reduced to $5,500.00.
Texas Drive (2) 100'x100' lots. Unit 14, BIk G, Lots 9, 10.
7th Street 100'x108' lot. On paved street. Walkingdistance to
the Beach. Unit 14, BIkD, Lot 15. S10.000.00 ;;" ;'
Corner Oak Avenue & Palm Street 1 1/2 lots, large size Ir-
regular shaped. ONLY 1/2 block to the Beachi Owner will
finance. Unit 11, BIk 8, ,E 1/2 of Lot 16, All of lot 18.
Wysong Drive: Unit 17, BIk 1, Lot 6. $12,000.00.
Colorado Drive: 100' x 158.33' lots. Unit 14;,Blk C, Lots ,15;:17,
19. $7,500.00 each. : '.
Arizona Drive: (2) 100'x108.33' lots. Unit 14, BIk D,1Lots 2, 4.
$7,000.00 each. .' 1* .
7th Street: (2) 100'x108.33 lots. Unit 14, BIk D, Lots 1, 3.-
LOTS ZONED FOR MOBILE HOMES
Maryland Blvd. 75'xl 00' lot. Unit 12A, Bik C, Lot 4. $13,000.00.
GULF AIRE DRIVE, Phase 1: 65' x 112' home lot. Gulf view BIk.B,
lot 12. t449,00. Reduced to $30,000.00.
Gulfalre Drive, Gulfaire Subdivision 70'xl 15' home lot. Bik G,
Lot 2. Good view of the Gulf. $35,000.00.
LOTS ST. JOE BEACH
Americus Avenue: Two (2) extra large lots In first block to the
beach Beautiful shade trees View of the Gulfl
Hwy. 98 ST. JOSEPH SHORES. 120'x397'. waterfront lof.
15th Street Beautiful 78' x 113.88' lot. commercially zorned in
good location. $12,000.00.
Canal Drive: This lovely three bedroom, two bath brick home'
Is located on the Intercoastal Waterway, with 135'.front-,'
age t Pc t escom-
pletdq it I ga .It I I[ athedral
celinc .' inro h iular bd
abundance of cabinet and counter space. Appliances
Include range and 25.1 c.f. refrigerator. Master bedroom
has walk-in closet, and bath w/gardeh tub. Lg. screened
porch on back overlooks canal and front enclosed
porch. 4 car carport. 14' satellite dish, 12' x 24' utility
building. Must see this onell Good location, excellent"
229 Forest Ave., : 3 bedroom, 2 bath double wide mobile
home on 1 1/8 acres. Veryswell kept & mr*intained, In
mint corcirt ellI ,/lng,
In closet, and garden tub In bath. Property Is mpletely
cleared. Small fish pond, Fruit trees, nic,- arden spot.
Large covered porch on front. $42,900. Reduced to
$40,99 00,. $39,900.00.
263 Forest Ave., Overstreet: Two bedroom, 1 bath mobile,.
home on 1.12 acres. Cen. gas heat/elec. a/c. Appilanb-'
es include refrig., range. 12'x16' storage building, 50'x100'.
stocked pond. Utility area w/washer & dryer hook-ups.
Excellent starter home. $'I.900,00.Reduced to
$23,900.00. "' -
The Gulf County Parks Ad-visory
Board will hold a public hearirfg,
for the development of Beacon
Hill Park, Thursday, October 21,
1993 at 5:00 p.m. EDT, in the
Board of County Commissioners
Meeting Room. The County hascap-
plied for grant assistance through
the Florida Recreation Development
Publish: October 14. 1993.
I CLEAN UP WITH SAVINGS!
I CARPET CLEANING SPECIALS
CORNER OF 14TH STREET & HIGHWAY 98
I II _
4 Door, Auto, Cruise, Tilt, 10K Miles
'93 DODGE DYNASTY
4 Door, PW, PL, Cruise, Tilt, 12K mi.
'92 DODGE D150 PICK-UP
Auto, A/C, LWB, 23,652 Miles
'92 GRAND VOYAGER SE
Auto, A/C, PW, PL, Cruise, Tilt
'92 CHRYSLERLE BARON
Red Convertible, 21K mi, Auto, V6
'93 TOYOTA TERCELL
5 Speed, a/c, Aibaeg 8,891 Miles
With 3 full lots of vehicles,
if we don't have the vehicle
you want here, we can
get itfor you!
DRIVE A MILE. SAVE A PILE!
CARR'S AUTO SALES
Highway 98 V Highland View
Will keep kids in my home, new-
born to school-age, fenced in back
yard, CPR training. For information
229-6733 anytime. tfc 10/14
Surfisde Serenity Group, 1st
United Methodist Church, 22nd St.,
Mexico Beach. Monday 7:30; Friday
7:30. All times central. 647-8054.
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m. ,
Thursday,-8:00 pm;.-- --
9 Sunday 4:00 p.m. &
Thurs., 8:00 p.m.
All meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern
-'We Can Build Any Trailer of Your Choice
St. Joe Custom Trailers
We Manufacture our Trailers Right
M Boat Trailers Farm Implement
and/or Lo-Boy Trailers & Repair
Mobile phone 227-5234 227-3428
506 First St., Port St. Joe tfc 9/
owned & managed by Ray N. Smith 30
FAYE'S NAIL SALON V
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technician
i905 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 Worc
See or Call BOB HEACOCK
Paltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
S. tfe 10/7
1991 Toyota 4x4, swb, 5 speed,
38k miles, $10,990 firm. 229-2748
days, 227-1859 nights. I toc 10/14
1972 El Camino 350 ci, stan-
dard, nice car, $1,000. 904-647-
3242. Itc 10/14
1985 Ford Ranger XL package.
New paint, new tires, excel. cond. Call
Ed Creamer, 647-5427. ltc 10/14
'77 Dodge Van, super clean, runs
great, 6 cyl. $750 obo. 647-8543.
'86 Stanza Wagon, $2,850. Also
'89 Ford Ranger XLT, new tires, bat-
tery & muffler, tailpipe. Almost like
new. 71,000 miles. Has a/c, 6 speed,
o.d., p.s., & brakes (red). $5,500. 91
Duval St., Oak Grove or call 227-
7292. 2tp 10/14
1985 Buick Century (Limited),
perfect condition. 648-5114.
1974 Chevrolet 1-ton dually with
new 10' flat bed, tires, brakes, excel.
body, $3,500 obo. 647-5648.
'81 Ford pickup, 6 cylinder, 4
speed transmission. $1,350. 647-
5065. 2tc 10/7
1986 GMC Jimmy Blazer, 4wd,
like new condition. $5,500. Call 647-
3223. tfc 10/7
1980 Chevrolet pickup, $1,500.
Good condition, new tires, 647-3223.
FOSTER TREE & YARD SER-
VICE, call 647-8070 or 639-5368.
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 10/7
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
TV & VCR Repair
Whaley, Rd., Wewahitchka
INSIDE and OUT
Remodeling and Repairs
Small Jobs Welcomed
Call Anytime Free Estimates
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All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0030039, RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
229-8631 tfc 10/7
CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904)229.6460 tfc io/7'
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Re-Roofing Free Estimates
d "The Beaches"
Eddie "Smarter Than Water? di Lydia
1987 Yamaha Virago 1100 cc,
Street Bike Showroom condition, new
tires, battery, and just dealer ser-
viced. $2,800 with helmets. Call 229-
.6433 after 5. 4tp 10/7
1978 Ford full size Bronco, 4
wheel drive, contact Daryl Parker at
227-3409. $1,500. tfc 10/7
1981 Freightliner Conv. Cab 6V-
92TA Detroit diesel engine 335 hp @
2100 rpm, good tires, good cond.,
ready to work for $7,500. Call 229-
8081 Miller Agency, Inc. 3tc 9/30
1986 Subaru DL 4x4 wagon, Re-
duced to $1,795. Call 647-3281.
CASH NOW BUYING
Used Cars and Trucks. Local and
out-of-state vehicles. Two locations to
serve you. Mayhann Motor, Port St.
Joe, 229-6584, Mayhann Used Cars,
LOST CAT: answers to Whitey,
disappeared from Mrs. George S.
Coody backyard, Saturday, Sept.
18th. $100 REWARD for her return.
She is a white calico with reddish &
dark patches. Contact Mrs. Coody at
224 6th St., Port St Joe.
REWARD: Grey and black male
tabby, has no tail, is wearing a collar.
Has been neutered. Answers to Bob-
by. 227-7523. Itp 10/14
LAWN SERVICE, free estimates,
904/647-5327. 3tc 9/30
We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
Stigs. P- Rpars C leain
B a n d B a t t I s
ST. JOE RENT-ALL, Inc.
706 1st St. 227-2112
service now offered by
BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
.. .. of f -l0/ .
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 tJ fo./7
Save on Your
5x10 lo0x0o 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. ;.227-2.112
Licensed & Insured
Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635
Nice, clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath
unfurnished trailer. Located on St.
Joe Beach. NO PETS. Call 647-5361.
Unfurnished 2 bedroom, 1 bath
trailer, 1 block from beach, back
deck. Water included. $300 rent,
$150 deposit. Available Oct. 25, 647-
5327, taking applications.
2 bedroom duplex, unfurnished,
Mexico Beach, Hwy. 98, 647-3253.
2 bdrm., 2 ba. homes on Cape
San Bias. Available for long term
monthly rental. Fully furnished; cable
TV available. $450.00 & $475.00/
month plus utilities. Gulf side. Call
Tom Todd Realty, Inc. 227-1501.
House for rent: 3 bdrm., 2 bath,
1303 Constitution, $650/month. Call
Tom Gibson 229-8183 after 5:00.
One 2 bedroom; One 3 bedroom
mobile home. No pets, deposit re-
quired. Call 648-8211. tfc 10/7
Office Building for Lease or
Rent. 322 Long Ave. Perfect for doc-
tors office or small business. Availa-
ble October 15th. Call 229-8723 for
more information, tfc 10/7
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.
WEEKEND BABYSITTER from
Friday 6 p.m. to Monday 7 a.m. Call
Dorothy, 227-2103. 12tc 8/19
4 Port St. Joe Lodge No. 11
Reg. Stated Communication
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m., Masonic Hall, 214
Donald Scott, W.M.
Fred Nehrings, Sec.
paid thru '93
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
UC. #ERO001318 INSURED
ALAN STRICKLAND /2
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 19/7
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
I St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
SSmall Engine Repairs
Factory Warranly Center
IeMa Engine Sales ,
P 706 1st St.-St. Joe
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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. tfe 10/7
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 10/7
Boyer House, Bryant's Landing,
Daily, Weekly. Large house on Lockey.
Lake and the Chipola River, Dalkeith.
3 bedroom, 2 bath, kitchen, family
rm. with fireplace & 1g. porch facing
lake & river. Sleeps 6 or more. Call af-
ter 6:00 EDT, 229-8916. tfc 10/7
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
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. tfe 10/7
American Legion Bingo Thurs-
day night, 7:00 p.m. Cash prizes.
Early bird 5:00 p.m. Meetings 1st
Monday of each month, 8:00 p.m.
JOHN F. LAW
26 Years of Experience
Injuries and Accidents.
No charge for first conference.
.7229 Deer Haven Roads P.C. t 10/7
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach
7:30 5:30 p.m.
j For info. caU
Lynne O'Neill, Director
Lie. No. 3250
Nice one, two & three bedroom
apartments. Cen. h&a, stove & frost-
free refrigerator,, playground available
with parents' supervision. Laundry
rm. provided. Rent determined by in-
come. Handicap units available. Pine
Ridge Apartments, 227-7451. Equal
Housing. tfc 10/7
OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 10/7
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig., ceh. h&a, screen porch, car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra 1g. 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.
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 10/7
No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/92
GRASS CUT, call 229-2713.
From Foundation to FinLsh,
For All Your Bitding Needs
Fax (904) 229-8470
HC-1 Cessna Drive
Port St. Joe, FL
LAWN & GARDEN
Small Engine Repair
tiI 1* Generators -
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
S .UL.r WJ. rI.u1Iviiniu inU I1r-rMil o.R vI. c
Plumbing Contractor Licensed and Insured 1/o
INSTALLATION OF WATER & SEWER LINES, REPAIRS, SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
. #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 tfclO/
LIC # RF0051042 I
FREEESTIMATES 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 tre 0l/7 904/229-6821
Cross Cuts .
We're Now Open at A New Location
COME VISIT US AT
PELICAN POINTE #3, on 40th St., Mexico Beach
We apologize for any inconvenience for the sudden closing of our
former salon. We hope to see you in the near future.
SHARON MORK .
Serving All of Gulf County Free Estimates
Serving All of Gulf County
THElf STrAR PrORT' CT1 Jn~ O' r.~OT U rI
PAGE SB S O CT. 14, 1993
Yard Sale: Saturday, Oct 16,
8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 5824 Americus
Ave., St. Joe Beach. Carpet cleaner,
tools, coats, clothes, costume Jewelry
& lots of other goodies. Itp 10/14
4 families: October 16. 8 a.m. till.
Stove, range hood. furniture, clothes,
misc. 1911 Cypress Ave., Port St Joe.
2 Family Yard Sale: 2005 Cy-
press Avenue, Saturday, Oct. 16, 8
a.m. until. Itc 10/14
Yard Sale: 2 families, Thursday
and Friday, Oct 14 & 15, 8 a.m. until
2. Lots of misc. clothing, toys, Com-
modore 64 computer, stereo, baby
bed, Nintendo, 901 Long Ave. Rain
cancels. Itc 10/14
Garage Sale: Saturday, Oct. 9, 16
& 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at
Faith Christian School, 801 20th St
Rain cancels. 3tc 10/7
Yard Sale: Oct. 16th, lots of good
stuff. 1024 N. 15th St. Mexico Beach,
8 a.m. until 1:00. ltc 10/14
Garage Sale: 907 10th St, Satur-
day, Oct. 16, 9 till 1:00. 500 and
1,000 piece puzzles, ladies' small size
clothes. ltp 10/14
Garage Sale: Sat., Oct. 16th,
1315 Woodward Ave., PSJ. Vented
gas heater, entrance & storm door, ta-
ble top. Golden rain trees, mimosa
trees & hangings $2.00 each. Potted
alamanda's $1.00 each. Society garlic,
10* each. Orchid lilies and rooted
cuttings, 5 for $1.00. Peppers, onions
and misc. 227-1371. ltp 10/17
Yard Sale: 3 families, October 16,
8-12. 1806 Garrison Ave. Baby, chil-
dren's and adult clothing. Misc.
items. Itp 10/14
Yard Sale: Lots of everything. Mi-
crowave, glass dinette, new deep
freezer, etc. 508 9th St., PSJ. Friday,
Oct. 15th and Sat., Oct. 16th. 227-
7377. Itp 10/14
PAINTERS WANTED. 5 years ex-
perience, tools and transportation a
must Call 904-927-3073.
Cook and dietary aide needed at
Bay St Joseph Care Center. Apply in
person. 2te 10/14
Work part time for full time pay
when you start selling Petra Fashions
Lingeriel Free $500 kit, great hostess
program. For more information call
Florence 904-769-5045. 2tc 10/7
Need laborers on fence installa-
tion willing to travel. 904-647-4047.
The City of Mexico Beach is ac-
cepting applications for a part-time
(20 hours per week minimum) admin-
istrative person. Individual must have
personal computer skills, average typ-
ing ability, and possess the ability to
take and transcribe minutes of gov-
ernmental meetings. Some evening
Interested parties should com-
plete an application for employment
and submit prior to Friday, October
15, 1993. For further information
contact John Mclnnis, City Adm inis-
trator, City of Mexico Beach (904)
647-5700. 2tc 10/7
Need a homemaker for 20 hours
a week to volunteer their services.
Will receive a small stipend plus mile-
age. Must be 60 years old or older
andd have own transportation. Please
call 229-8466 for more information.
ASSISTANT, part-time position (16
hrs./wk) for facilities and equipment
maintenance. & assisting with envi-
ronmental 'testing and analyses. Must
have driver's license, reliable trans-
portation and good driving record.
Ideal position for Gulf Coast Commui-
nity College student Alvarez, Lehman
& Associates, Inc., Port St Joe, con-
tact Tony Deskins at (904) 229-8974.
Help wanted at Marie's Comer
Bar: Bartender on Hwy. 71 & 386,
Wewa. Apply in person. tfc 10/7
16' Whiteline aluminum bay
boat, 55 hp Johnson motor. All alumi-
num drive-on trailer, $2,500. 227-
2110. 2tc 10/7
1989 90 hp Evinrude, power tilt
& trim, stainless prop, and controls.
Excel. cond. $2,800. Call 827-2902
after 4:00 p.m. tfc 10/7
16 ft. boat, new carpet, new
seats, motor has less than 50 hrs.
Depth finder, new battery, new gas
tanks, accessories included, $2,800.
Call 647-3223. tfc 10/7
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
FRANK HANNON, Broker
State Certified Residential Appraiser #0001273
Mortgage Rates Are Low, Now Is The Time To Buy!
Frances Chason 229-8747 Rena Malear 229-8906
Charles Shoaf 227-7429 Doris Strickland 229-8988
PORT ST. JOE
1207 Palm Blvd. 3 bedroom, 2 ba., partially furnished, cen. h/a. Outside storage.
16th St.: 3 BR, 1 bath, practically new central H&A, 10'x20' storage building on 70' x
120' comer lot. Selling with lots of furniture included. $44,000.
532 Third St: Handyman Special 3BR, 1 ba. house on 50' x 85' corner lot. Only
510 8TH ST. 4PLEX, 1 bedroom furnished apartments, good rental record, needs
121 Hunter Circle: 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry & brick home, central h/a & outside
1616 Long Ave.: 2 story duplex, recently redecorated, good rental record. Owner
says make an offer.
104 Duval: double wide MH, 28'x60', new cen. heat/air, walk-in closets, 3 bedroom,
2 bath. Lot size 60'x93', $13,500.
403 Madison SL: one bedroom, one bath house, screened front porch, owner will fi-
205 Duval St.: 2 bedroom, 1 bath frame home on 60' x 125' lot. Needs some TLC.
$i,000r Reduced to $18,000.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf front Beach Cottage: Completely furnished 2 BR, 2 BA, kitchen with eating
area, living room, ready to move in! Asking $122,900.00.
5866 Ga. Ave. St. Joe Beach 3 bedroom, 2 bath, dble wide MH w/fireplace, total
elec. stove, ref, dw.Assume loan. 24'x56', very nice,.$37,000.
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: Two bedroom, 1 bath home, 3 blocks from the Beach, ideal
for young couple or retired couple, 1 1/2 lots, fenced in yard with fruit trees,
quiet neighborhood. $45,000.00.
LOTS & LAND
Approx 6 acres on Hwy 71, four miles north of White City. Asking $4,000 per acre.
1 1/2 Lots on Corner of 8th and Marvin 127.5x175'. Cleared and ready to build on
Gulf County Farm Tracts: 2 1/2 acres located corner Bailey Rd. & Hwy. 71. Mobile
home in need of repairs located on property. $12,000 for all.
Priced to Sell: 2 lots cleared and ready to build on. 177' frontage. $8,600 for both.
Overstreet: 13 acres near bridge and canal with many nice oaks and fronts on
Long Ave.: 2 nice high lots, cleared and ready to build on. $20,000.
Cape San Bias: 270 ft. prime Gulf frontage 600 ft. deep. Will sell all or part.
Mexico. Beach, 43rd St.: Nice canal lot w/city dock across street, 71'x90'.-$39,000
Reduced to $33,000.
Chipola Cut Off PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 3 lots ONLY $8,000.00.
St. Joseph Shores: Owner will listen to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft. of highway
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 10/7
Wellsprings Home Health Care
taking applications for LPN nurses in
the Wewahltchka area. Call 904-653-
8870. tfc 10/7
Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Training for certification provid-
ed. CNA positions also available. Ap-
ply in person, Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. tfe 10/7
POSTAL JOBS: Start $10.79/hr. For
exam and application info. call (219)
769-8301 ext. FL515, 9 a.m .- 9 pm,
Sun.-Fri. 3tp 10/14
227-1892 (800) 261-1892
HC 1, BOX 210
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
CHERYL SUMMERS, Broker (Home 229-274
DICK KALEY, Associate
Gulf front lot: 100 x 420' (app). Owner will finance, $79,500.
3 BR, 3 BA Townhouse: Barrier Dunes Parkside; furnished;
St. Joe Bay: 2 BR, 2BA; furnished; $79,900; terms (Lease Pur-
2 BR, 2 1/2 BA; Gulf view; $79,500.
2 BR 2 BA; furnished; St. Joe Bay; $400/mo., Cft' --"
2 BR 1 1/2 BA; Port St. Joe; $450/mo.
2 BR 2 1/2 BA; furnished; Cape San Bias; $600/mo.
Several other rentals ,
available for 3-6 month lease
93 CAd Sl Rrloj KnI En.' An E9I OnwtuAn C,,p~. vOFi nE pet the b St!
Sa ., ,O, ,I ,d,p,nd.Anb.t dop.,,9 ,. csos"+ Expect the best.*
, iM d.m Otlf d n dO rS at cdl iM]mt rBOdCadlI pinJtl AnCtt.EsO~t I. C-Xp~ .>-- U S
Fantasy Properties, Inc.
1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
Mexico Beach: 205 Mississippi Dr. 2 bedroom, 2
bath mobile home on nice lot 75'x120'. Furnished with
large master bath with built-in closets and, drawers,
fireplace. Priced to sell at $39,900.
Several Long Term Rentals Now
JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor
Video and audio-cassette for sale.
Thursday only, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30
p.m., 228 Sixth St. ltc 10/14
QUILTING Wewa lady who
called me please call again. Need
your help Thanks, 229-6773.
King size waterbed, dark pine
four-poster, with six drawers under-
neath, almost new semi-waveless
mattress. Call 229-6343 after 6:00
p.m. tfc 10/14
Kimball Swinger organ, double
keyboard, pedals, $350. 229-8058 af-
ter 6 p.m. 2te 10/14
Breeder pairs of chickens. Fancy
varieties of banties & cochins. Call
648-3191 after 6 p.m. ltc 10/14
Side-by-side refrigerator, $50.
Call 647-3253. ltp 10/14
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. or evenings.
A STUDENTS BEDROOM SUITE
like new. Sturdy wood desk, chair,
chest'w/bookcase, twin bed, $300.
ALSO a 5,000 BTU window air condi-
tioner, USED ONE SUMMER. $150.
904-648-8215., 1tc 10/14
SWINGARM JIM IS BACK! Re-
conditioned color TV's, excellent $65;
Apple computer system $350. Mon-
ster tires (6) 3805x14, $375, 647-
3116. 4tc 10/14
King size waterbed, $75. 229-
6581. Itc 10/14
Mirror; bookcase full size head-
board water bed with new heater,
semi-waveless, $100. 648-8871.
Slide-in camper needs some out-
side repair. Inside good condition.
$300 or best offer 229-6133.
Ford 1510 4wd tractor, front end
loader and pallet forks, one row plant-
er, brush hog, turning plow, $9,700.
647-5648 with 20' trailer.
Large ping pong table, complete,
like new, $65. One double Simmons
mattress & box springs, $125 or best
offer. 227-1731. tfc 10/7
Like new Kimball chord organ,
double keyboard, make offer. 229-
8906 Monday and Wednesday after 5
p.m., all day other days. 2tc 10/7
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 TOO! 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.
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. REDUCED TO!!!....... $140,000
Gulf front lot. 100x600. Great beach and view. $68,900
Gulf view lot. 250' from beach. Owner financing. Broker/owner. ........ $23,000
GULF PINES SUBDIVISION
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
TREASURE SHORES SUBDIVISION
Gulf view lots (2). Over 3/4 acre each. Public water available.:...........ea. $12,000
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf view home w/10' Gulf front. 2br/2 ba w/loft. Fum. $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/JONES 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
517 4th St. -4 BR/2BA home PLUS 2'fum. apts. (2BR/1BA ea). ......... $55,000
3 br/2 ba. w/POOL. Great rm. w/fp, gulf view from deck. Dbl. garage.
Plus 1 bd./1 ba. apt. Drastically Reduced (firm) $97,000
MEXICO BEACH Hwy. 386 LARGE STEEL COMMERCIAL BUILD-
ING 40'x60' w/14' door. Zoned for!business. Has older mobile home (211) 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 -128 Barbara Drive NEAT HOME, NICE NEIGHBOR-
4BR/2 BA. on two large lots. Central heat and air, new roof, approx. 2,000 sq.
ft. Nicely maintained, lots of potential!! 24x30 workshop. ...................... $69,900.
Tom Todd Realty, Inc.
HC 1 Box 150, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Thomas M. Todd, Broker
Marie M. Todd, Rental Mgr.
Nancy C. Todd, Associate
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
Association of Realtors
Your "Cape San Bias" Rentals
& Sales Specialist:
Barrier Dunes -
Sea Cliffs -
San Bias Plantation-
Secluded Dunes -
Gulf Front Lots -
Over 40 luxurious townhomes to
choose from for your beach
rentals. Enjoy the pool, tennis,
exercise roomrand a great
community spirit..30 units for
sale, ranging from $89,900 to
A new beachfront community
with a pool.
A new single family community:
beachfront and beachview lots.
An Exclusive beachfront com-
munity surrounded by St.
Joseph State Park.
Approximately 700' x 100' front-
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE,
White City, after 4:00 p.m., 827-2902.
15' Warrior boat with 1989 Suzu-
ki 75 hp motor, $3,000 obo. 229-
8111. tfc 10/7
Prissy kitty needs a good home.
I'm 8 weeks old, female, black 'n
white, housebroken, partial payment
on spay n shots. New owners will be
screened. Call B. Eells 647-8238.
Registered Schipperke dog, fe-
male, 2 years old. Call 648-3191 after
6 p.m. 2tc 10/14
FREE cats: I have 2 loving cats, 5
months old. 1 black w/white feet; 1
mixed colors. I will deliver them any-
where in the Panhandle area free. Vic
Burke, 91 Duval St. or 227-7292.
Ask BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
DEN 229-2727 about 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