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FIFTY-SEVENTH YEAR, NUMBER 48
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456. THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1995 Plus 2 Tax ... 35
Dividing Up Courthouse Space... Again!
.The age old question of court-
house space popped up again in
Tuesday evening's County Com-
mission meeting. It came up
innocently enough when Comm.
Billy Traylor mentioned that Tax
Collector Eda Ruth Taylor needed
more space in her office.
Traylor's comments spurred a
lengthy round table discussion by
the Board concerning space
' needs of constitutional officers
throughout 'the courthouse corn-
"The Board's general consen-
sus seemed to be that Tax
Collector Taylor and Supervisor of
Elections Cora Sue Robinson
were in need of more space in
their offices. Comm. Warren
Yeager suggested the Board look
at the feasibility of expanding the
courthouse by taking in part of
the foyer area of the facility for
use by the Tax Collector's office.
Other options discussed
included moving County
Administrator Harry Wells' office,
allowing the '- Supervisor of
Elections to expand into the space
which adjoins the office's current
The Board asked Chief
Administrator Don Butler to draw
Uip some plans and cost estimate
to be looked over at their next
Highland View and
Beaches Water System .
The Board, following the rec-
ommendation of Chief Admini-
strator Butler, contracted with
Preble-Rish Engineering to con-
duct a three-phase engineering
study and analysis of existing
problems that have plagued both
the Highland View and St. Joe
Beaches water system.
Highland View's" water tower
has been a bone of contention
with the board for quite some
time. Water level problems'
believed to be caused by the tower
water level switch system will be
addressed in phase one of the'
Board Chairman Michael
Hammond recalled one occasion
when the switch failed to turn off
water to the tank causing it to
overflow, flooding lots adjoining
the water department property,
and heavily damaged a shed.
Some type of overflow protec-
tion will be included in the study.
Phase Two of the project will
evaluate water pressure and vol-
ume problems with St. Joe
Beaches' water system and will
make recommendations for
The Gulf County Courthouse took on a new look recent-.
ly, with the erection of a new identification sign on the
front lawn. The building has lacked proper identification
since it was built, over 25 years ago.
changes to correct the problems.
Phase Three will be contin-
gent upon the findings Irr Phase
..Two..JtLlocludes desJgning.a pres-
sure/flow booster system if neces-
sary, to correct water volume and
pressure problems for the beach-
A water tank and hydromatic
pressure pumping system, similar
to the one used by the White City
Water System might be necessary
to alleviate the problem.
The Board of County Com-
missioners has been kicking
around options concerning what
to do with Gulf County's five dis-
trict boundaries for several
Gulf is currently under court
decree establishing single mem-
ber districts with one minority
district created in the mandate.
Nathan Peters, Jr. is the com-
missioner elected from the minor-
ity district and has resisted board
efforts to change the process in
any manner other than those
spelled out specifically in the con-
,sent decree handed down by the
A recent Supreme Court deci-
sion Invalidating race as the only
criteria'" for forming district
boundaries refueled the board's
Interest in pursuing other voting
alternatives, specifically estab-
lishing a (combination of at-
large/single member districts.
In past discussions the board
has suggested retaining a single
member minority district while
going to at-large voting in. the
other county districts.
Board Attorney Barbara
Sanders told the board 'the
SSupreme Court case didn't exact-
ly parallel Gulfs situation, noting
It dealt with Congressional dis-
tricts spread over a much larger
area in Georgia.
The board decided to proceed
with filing a petition in federal
court to revisit the consent decree
and to set up a meeting with the
class members in the suit and
.their representatives to discuss
voting alternatives. Commissioner
Peters opposed the action.
(See MORE ROOM on Page 3)
Schools Cut Millage
Public Hearing Set For Monday Before Final Budget Figures
Approved; County Growth, State Money, Allows For Flexibility
Gulf County's School Board MORE LOCAL MONEY Worley, says the Board will levy
s tentatively set the same bud- More local money is going 6483 mills in local ceffortomon
a as last year, accompanied by into the financial plan, along with this year, or a reductin of .089
infinitesimal cut of millage to $200,000 more state money. Ap- will remain the same as last year
levied to meet the expendi- proximately $160,000 more in lo- remain the sae as last year
res. The showpiece of the bud- cal taxes will be collected for the at .510. Supplemental millage
plan for the coming fiscal year school system, due to added par- will be increased by .006 to a to-
a .785 reduction in millage; cels of improved property which wll of .2dud by 690 t levy
ghtly more than a half mill. have gone on the rolls during ,the will b e reduced by .690 total llage
Gulf expects to receive aP7, past year. Part of the. increase of .810, making the total inillage
Gulf expects to receive ap- ast year. Part on the balance sheet to be levied 8.018, which reflects
)ximately $200,000 more- in showm on the balance the .785 reduction for the new fis-
ite funds in its general fund, comes from $60,000 in fund bal- cal year.
ich will be spread out in such ances being carried over from PUBLIC HEARING
aas as 'instructional expenses previous fiscal year.
as as instrunanc e of the school EXPENDITURES The School Board has sched-
d maintenance of the school uled a public hearing, provided
nt, with-small increases in var- Increases in expenditures in uled a public thear final version vided
isfunds of the budget. clouded in the proposed by law, beis fore the finally adopted as
One 'of the largest increases $11,857,578 budget include: in- the being final. At the hearing, the
1 be budgeting of an activity struction fund, up $180,000; budget can be reduced, but it
School administration, increased budget can be reduced, but it
ich was accomplisheding ans by $40,000; pupil transportation cannot be increased without go-
r. $260,309 is being tran service, up $27,000; operation of ing through the entire budget-
red to the Debt Service portion plant, $40,000 more and mainte- making process all over again.
the budget to pay for an over- nance of plant $232,000. This The hearing is scheduled for
ul of its air conditioning ad item is mostly a bookkeeping Tuesday, August 1 at 5:15 p.m.
hting systems in all school item, with the major portion of in the School Board meeting
t year by the Honeywell Corpo- the funds coming out of state room at 150 Middle School Road,
ion. The work is expected to money designated for the capital here in Port St. Joe.
e money in electrical energy account and moved to the main- The Board will make the final
Lsumption in the future. tenance account. The capital ac- decision on the budget as pre-
Other "big ticket" items in the count is reduced by $250,000 sented, at that meeting.
w budget are few and are bal- from last year's total. The proposed budgetfplan for
ced out in the long run by cuts MILLAGE LEVY fiscal 1995-96 may be seen on
other places. School finance officer, Sissy page 2B of this issue of The Star.
$2.5-$3 Million Road Issue Planned
By Board To Get Lower Interest Rate and More Paving
In a special meeting Wednesday, 1July 12, Gulf County's -commissioners
unanimously decided to rework the county's road paving bond issue to gener-
ate $2.5 to $3 million in new paving funds.
The county will employ Raymond James and Associates, inc. to handle the
hew bonding issue which calls fornot less than $250,000 and not more than
$300,000 of Gulfs Secondary Road and Bridge Gas Tax revenues to be com-
mitted annually to the bond issue.
The county recently paid off a, 1977 bond issue of $2.2 million, financing
through Secondary Road arid Bridge Gas Tax money, freeing up those funds.
Gulf County receives between $360,000 and $400,000 annually from this
The Board's plan calls for "refinancing" Gulfs most recent road -bond issue
of $3.6 million, funded by a six cent local option gas tax, in order to take advan-_
tage of a lower interest rate. This would save approximately $145,000 in inter-
est payments over the next 15 years when the bond matures in 2009.
Ralph Cellon, representing Raymond James, Assoc., outlined several options
explaining the county could reduce their interest rates somewhere between one
and two percent, saving money on their current bond debt while getting more
mileage out' of new money that would cost less to repay.
The bond, funds have not been established by the Board, but several major
county road projects have been discussed.
Ambulance Service "On Its Own"
Monday at Noon; Director Hired.
Headquarters'Will Be In Courthouse Complex;
Medical Director, Billing Arrangements In Place
I ecr In.lac
This coming Monday, July31,.
at 12:00 noon Gulf County will
once again take over the reins of
.South Gulf County's Ambulance
Service, and according, to
Ambulance Director Shane Mc-
Guffin, everything's on schedule
for a smooth transition.
McGuffin went to work as
South Gulf County's Ambulance
Director July., 17, moving, from
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he
worked as' a paramedic supervi-
sor. He received his training while
serving as a firefighter/paramedic
in the U. S. Air Force, stationed at
Tyndall Air Force Base during
most of his four years of service.
McGuffin said two full-time
crews of paramedics and EMTs
had been hired to man the ser-
vice, along with several part-time
personnel to supplement the full-
time crews when needed.
He also received approval
from the County Commissioners
to apply for $300,000 in matching
grant assistance to purchase two
new ambulances, various emer-
gency equipment, communication
system, and supplement para-
medic and EMT salaries.
Thomas L. Curry, M.D. will
serve as the Medical Director for
the squad and North Florida
Medical Center, Inc. will handle
the billing and collection services.
u Finishing touches' will -be
completed on the ambulance
building this week according to
County Maintenance Supervisor
Joe Bearden. The building is
located on the east side of the
Gulf County Courthouse. next to
the Florida Driver's License exam-
SHANE McGUFFIN, Ambulance Service Director
Steve Mork and Joe Bearden, Courthouse Mainte-
nance, put the final touches on storage cabinets for the
ambulance service headquarters.
Courthouse maintenance tech-
nician Raymond Harper paints
the inside of the ambulance suite.
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1995
*M'pImvr; r iwn 1h "ju
Back the Mayor I
In Finding Best Solution for Community
IT SEEMS AS IF a segment of the population of Mexico
Beach has placed us right in the middle of a controversy over
the installation of a sewer collection system whether or not we
intended to become involved. We can tell you now, flatly and un-
equivocally, we do not wish to be involved. That's their commu-
nity; not ours. The only thing we were trying to do is advise the
people of Mexico Beach what happened to us, personally, involv-
ing sewer treatment plants in the City of Port St. Joe; what we
were personally involved in and what we see down the road for
Mexico Beach, whether they want to believe it or not. We firmly
believe a goodly amount of what we experienced [both personal
and as a community] you will experience.
We firmly believe Mexico Beach will be told, sooner or later-
by the Environmental Protection Agency or some other agency
with like clout-to install an adequate sewage disposal system
and eliminate your septic tank method of sewage disposal as be-
ing inadequate. You can do and say what you want, but we firm-
ly believe that command is just down the road.
WE FIRMLY BELIEVE THE best person to deal with that
problem is the Mayor of the City, whomever he/she happens to
be. In this case, he happens to be Gary Gaddis. Some don't want
to leave it to Gary. Some'do. We can tell you now that our reac-
tion from the subject reveals that three times as many do trust
him to do the right thing by the people of Mexico Beach as feel
he is trying to "put something over on the people".
Investigating improvements for the City is Gary's job. Those
"violently against" should be helping him to find out what is best
for the City, instead of immediately believing the worse scenario
and heaping coals of fire upon his head,
We say we need bright young men in government but it's just
such actions as these which discourage "bright young men"
against making themselves available for public service.
WE AGREE WITH SUCH members of the opposition as Tollie
Mullis, who discussed the matter with us in our office and ex-
pressed the need to disagree [if necessary] without being disa-
We' believe, first off, that Mexico Beach definitely should find
the best method of getting sewage collection and treatment. [Tol-
lie thinks the community doesn't need it, in order to keep down
the burgeoning growth experience of a "Destin" or a "Panama
It isn't cheap. There are no "let the government pay for it"
deals out there. Maybe part of the bill but certainly not all of it.
We believe the time to oppose, or work for, a sewage disposal
system is that time when we KNOW what's involved and do not
rely on 'I believe so', or 'I think so'; not even 'I was told' will do
adequately in this case.
Back your Mayor and Commission, even if it is distasteful to
you personally to do so. Give him your help instead of your road-
blocks. Get estimated costs to go the offered Tyndall route and
explore the possibilities of coming to Port St. Joe. This route may
give you the service and may cost less by virtue of the fact it will
offer a trunk line to the entire beach area and thus MAY dilute
Help in exploring every avenue available to you, without the
mind-set of getting it for free.
You're not going to get such a deal; but your community
-needs adequate service!
THIS HAS NOTHING to do with the above message, but is
strictly to get it off our chest and maybe save some prospective
letter writers a little time and energy.
This newspaper will not reprint in its pages, letters we
receive which are not signed by the writer.
There's no 'ifs', 'and's', or 'but's' about it. We will not do it.
So if you are actually writing to us to have your opinion made
public, sign your name or have your epistle tossed in the trash
Another requirement is that you write nothing libelous. We
are as liable for printing your letter, as you are for writing it. We
do not intend to get sued, merely to allow you to. vent your
spleen about something which isn't a proven fact.
Keep your language "G" rated. Some newspapers will print
offensive or border-line dirty language but this, one definitely will
So, lambaste us as you will, or agree with as vehemently as
you please; but abide by these guidelines to have your letter
Hunker Down with Kes
Nothing To Spare
I signed up several years ago
to write little, harmless stories
about growing* up down on the
farm and for the most part I have
adhered to those confinements.,
Today is an exception. Today I'm
chapped! Some imbecile stole the
spare tire right out from under
my brand new truck!
Wait a minute. I know what
you're thinking-"He doesn't have
a brand new truck." Listen, I sub-
scribe to the Cliff Sanborn theory.
It's brand new the first five years
you own, it. The next five years it's
just new. As you get into the sec-
ond decade with it you may admit
that it's showing a little wear and
tear. The first truck I owned hung
in there for seventeen years and
one hundred, eighty thousand
miles . .
A man who will steal the
spare Lre right off your brand
new truck will come into your
house when you ain't looking.
I was at a ball game and I
pulled my chair up close to the
back of my pick-up in an attempt
to partially hide myself from a
non-relenting sun. I happened to
glance over my left rear tire up
under the tree-sun of a guni I
crawled underneath and looked
* everywhere. No spare tire! I
watched another inning and
crawled back under that truck-
maybe I'd just overlooked it.
"Cathy, somebody took my
'You're kidding." She started
to laugh until she glanced over
and saw my face. "When did they
Now, how do I know when
they got it? Going out each morn-
ing and crawling up under my ve-
hicle to see if the spare is still at-
tached is not high on my priority
list. I don't usually even think
about it until one of the others
goes flat. I d been to Orlando a
couple of months back and to
Young Harris, Georgia and Talla-
hassee . and I couldn't re-
member the last time I'd actually
seen the spare tire. It couldn't
have jumped off that cable and
tie down system by itself.
I tell you, a man who will
steal the spare tire right off your
brand new truck will "happen
upon" your best coon dog up on
the road and slip your collar
off . .
My Dad had a spare tire on
our old '53 Ford pick-up. He had
used it once and never bothered
to tie it back to its little cut out
spot on the side of the bed. He
just threw it in the back. No one
ever stole it. EVER! He did loan it
out once to Mr. Will Hartung. Mr.
Hartung brought it back all
cleaned up and bulging with
plenty of air. Dad tossed it in the
'bed of that old pick-up and im-
mediately ran. two heifers and a
big cow in there with it. Dad
by Kesley Colbert
didn't pay much attention to his
spare either. It just didn t dawn
on us back in the filfties that any
one would stoop so low as to take
another man's tire.
Often times when Dad would
pick up a big load of feed from
Brush Brothers Milling Company,
he'd lean the spare against the
wall to create more "laying
space". When we were finished we
seldom remembered to toss that
tire up on top of our load. We'd go
back the next Saturday and get
it-it was always there, leaned up
against that,brick wall, just wait-
ing for us.
When I got old enough to
drive I'd cruise the parking lot
down at the Polar Bar. That place
ran rampant with ducktails,
black leather jackets, motorcycle
boots and Marion Brando swag-
ger. Mother feared for my life eve-
ry time I drove by for a chocolate
malt. But not even the "Black-
board' Jungle" crowd would take
(See KESLEY on Page 3)
It's a Complicated, but BetterAge In Which We Are Living
THIS IS BECOMING a com-
plicated age. It's an age which we
elderly folks don't understand
half of the things the younger set
seems to take in their stride.
You want to talk to someone
across town or across the state,
or across the country? No prob-
lem. If you know enough of the
Do you want to record a par-
ticular television program? That,
too, is no problem, if you know
how to punch the proper informa-
tion into your VCR If you
,have a VCR. How many of you
out there don't even own a VCR
because you. are afraid you
couldn't remember from day to
day how to operate it?
There are even such simple
appliances as a portable, battery-
operated, radio which contains a
shortwave capability, a FM band,
an AM band, a tape recorder, a
cassette player, a compact disc, a
loud-speaker and lord only knows
By Wesley Ramsey
what else is on that simple little
radio.., if you know how to dial
THERE IS A simple digital
clock on my car. When the time
changed recently, from standard
to daylight savings time, the clock
had to be set. How to do it. A sim-
ple half-hour search through the
owner's manual showed me how,
provided I had the capability of
understanding the electronic lan-
guage and code printed in the di-
rections telling me how to change
time on the clock. It all has to be
done again in the fall, you know,
There's knobs and directions
all over my car and every other
model sold these days. Knobs
with symbols on them to tell you
about everything from changing
rear view mirrors to the positions
of the seats. I had a problem fas-
tening my seat belt while sitting
in the seat. It was simple to pull
over to the side of the road, park,
and move to where I had a full
view of the seat belt receptacle,
with the directions printed on the
top. There's no way I could read
them with the car moving.
And that was advertised as a
simple seat belt latch!
THE OTHER DAY a supplier
of materials here at the office sent
a request for my social security
number. We had been purchasing
from the finnrm for years and now
they had to have my social secur-
I can't buy simple things we
use every day here at the office
unless they have my social secur-
ity number. How about that?
\ The same 'is true with banks;
not just one, but all of them!
The other day I went in ohe of
them to cash a check I had been
given and the sweet young thing
behind the counter asked, "What
is your account number, Mr.
Ramsey?" Well, she had me there,
but I figured it didn't matter since
I just wanted to cash a check, not
make a withdrawal, and I said so.
"Oh, no!" she said. "We have
to know your account number
before we can cash a check."
That little lady had waited on
me a hundred or so times. She
knew who 4 was. Still she had to
have my account number. "It's
the rules," she said. "I'm not al-'
lowed to cash a check unless you,
can tell me your account num-
bei-," she said.
She was accommodating,
however. She went to the comput-
er and had it look up my number
so I could cash the check. It's a
good thing,, too. I don't know
what my account number is with-
out looking it up!
AND THE MATTER OF com-
puters has things complicated,
I'm almost afraid to charge
anything, these days. If I have
problems with a mistake in an ac-
count, it may never be straight-
ened out. And, who hasn't had a
problem or two with accounts
I'll tell you one problem I
have never had. I have never had
a problem with having an ac-
count mistakenly marked paid
when I knew it wasn't; or too
much money being credited to my
account at any bank. I manage to
avoid that kind of mistake.
The nearest I ever came to
having a mistake made in my fa-
vor was in the days prior to every-
thing being run by computers. I
had purchased a range from W.
C. Roche and didn't pay. for it
when I got it. A couple of months
later, I went by his store to pay
for the range and he had no
record of it, nor did he remember
my buying it.
But I was able to convince
him I owed him $300, without
having to tell him my account
number or show my social Secur-
ity number. And it was all done
But I wouldn't bring back the
simpler days, you understand,
even if people did deal on a more
personal basis then. It's more im-
pressive using a computer and
owning an account number.
St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
July 28 11:42 a.m. H 1.6 9:40 p.m. L 0.3
' July 29 12:17 p.m. H 1.5 9:49 p.m. L 0.4
July 30 12:52 p.m. H 1.3 9:46 p.m. L 0.5
July 31 1:28 p.m. H 1.1 9:20 p.m. L 0.7
August 1 5:15 a.m. H 1.0 9:56 a.m. L 0.8
1:55 p.m. H 0.9 8:13 p.m. L 0,8
August 2 4:43 a.m. H 1.2 3:23 p.m. L 0.7
August 3 4:59 a.m. H 1.4 3:36 p.m. L 0.4
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1995
Senior Citizens Having "Open House" On Their New Building
Erected with the Cooperation and Help of Citizens, Firms and Governments in Gulf County
The realization of the dream
of the late Stiles Brown of Port St.
Joe is. finally beginning to take
shape before Gulf County's eyes.
Before his death, Mr. Brown
wanted to build a center where
every possible necessary* service
could be easily obtained for any
elderly person in Gulf County.
And so began the work.
In 1994, after negotiations in-
volving, among others, the Port
St. Joe City Commission and Gulf
County Commission, a suitable
location for the center was agreed
upon by all parties. A 50-year
lease was signed for the property,
with the instrumental guidance of
Commissioners Warren Yeager
and Charles Tharpe. The property
chosen was at the Gulf County
Courthouse complex in Port St.
Joe, adjacent to the Gulf County
A tremendous boost to ini-
tiate funding efforts for the con-
struction of the building was giv-
en by the local governmental
agencies. The City of Port St. Joe
donated $25,000, while Gulf
County officials contributed
$30,000. These generous amounts
were complemented by a $10,000
gift from the Albert I. duPont
As a pledge of faith and coop-
eration, Citizens Federal Savings
Bank arranged for a financial line
of credit for the project. Following
initial substantial donations, the
Board of Directors of the Senior
Citizens Association began an in-
Stense fund-raising campaign
which continues today. During
the past year the association
members have held monthly din-
ners, bingo, yard sales and other
sales events, thus far earning
An Honorary Membership
Drive, held last year,, was suc-
cessful in recruiting over 200 per-
sons who pledged a donation of
$10 or morel annually, for the,
':next consecu tve five years.
* Many individuals, organiza-
tions and businesses of the com-
munity have responded to cam-
;paigns to sponsor the purchase of
specific supplies for the building.
' Two, five and ten dollars were the
"sale prices" received during the
brick campaign, while windows
and doors" were sponsored at
cost. Trusses were offered for
purchase as an honorary memori-
al of a friend or family member.
However, even after this con-
tinual, attempt. over $60,000 of
[ the construction cost remains to
be raised through additional
All the while these funding
projects were being carried out,
the actual hands-on efforts were
begun as well. The first was ac-
complished when Robert Crozier,
area architect, agreed to accept
the project, putting to use the
plans he had earlier provided the
Franklin County Senior Citizens
Association for the building of
their center. These plans were
then cooperatively examined and
modified by the building inspec-
tor and committee, Board of Di-
rectors and County Commission-
ers to make the building
(From Page 2)
another man's spare tire.
I can tell you about my Dad.
If you needed a tire, you didn't
have, to slip under the cover of
darkness and snake it out when
no one was looking. You could
knock on the front door and
ask-he'd help you load it up.
A man who would steal the
spare tire right off your brand
new truck is the guy back in little
league that picked up your glove
"by mistake", got home and
quickly took some chimney soot
and blacked out your name.
I don't know if my insurance
covers missing spare tires or not.
With my luck I've got a pretty
good idea .., it's probably one
of those "no fault" situations.
I'm looking for the oldest,
most rusted out rim I can find.
And I aim to put on it a tire with
about ten miles left on it. Next
time a thief crawls under my
truck-I'll give him some aggra-
aesthetically complimentary to
existing and future structures in
the courthouse complex.
Following are some of the
highlights of the progression of
the project to its current status:
Sue Marley & Associates
performed and donated a survey
of the site.
Preble Rish Engineering
performed the site plan for the
Harmon Heavy Equipment
donated the labor, supervision
and equipment necessary to re-
move over 15 large pine trees to
clear the construction site.
Ike Mincy graciously agreed
to act as general contractor.
The Gulf County Road De-
partmeAt employees hauled in
and leveled off literally tons of fill
dirt to the construction area.
The City of Port St. Joe do-
nated all the pipe and labor re-
quired to run water and sewer
lies to the facility.
S. The City of Port St. Joe also
donated the use of a huge crane
with a 60 foot boom from the
Wastewater Treatment Plant. This
aided tremendously in the place-
ment of the building's trusses.
Bill Quarania (Wild Billders)
donated the labor needed in the
completion of the metal roof.
Many individual contractors
and businesses mentioned have
given their expert assistance to
the project at an adjusted fee as
their means of support.
In celebration of the sup-
port received by the associa-
tion bringing the project to this
point, the Senior Citizens Asso-
ciation Board of Directors and
staff invite the public to attend
their Community Appreciation
Day, scheduled for July 29th
from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
at the new center's location.
Refreshments in the form of
free hot dogs and drinks will be
provided by the event's co-
sponsors, M & L Distributors
(Mike and Laurie McGowen, own-
ers) and Shell Gas (Teresa Anton,
local manager). Although the cen-
ter is hot yet completed, tours
will be conducted during this
time by the senior citizens show-
ing the progress achieved through
all of the cooperative efforts.
Jerry Stokoe, association di-
rector, also expressed his appre-.
cilation to the owners and staff of
The Star for their assistance and
cooperation for.the public service
announcements during the past
Y AT LAV
Jerry Stokoe, director of the Senior Citizens operation invited to come inspect the new building on Tuesday of next
for Gulf County, looks over the-unfinished inside of the new week between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and see what a
headquarters being built here in Port St. Joe. The public is county-wide effort is getting accomplished.
The board finalized its list of
roads to be resurfaced this year
with $350,000 in Secondary Road
and Bridge funds. Each commis-
sioner had up to $70,000 to
spend in his district for resurfac-
C. W. Roberts, Inc. was the
low bidder for the paving project.
Commissioner Warren Yeager
reminded the board they had a
meeting with the state
Department of Transportation
Wednesday, August 2 concerning
C-30-E being re-designated as a
C-30-E is in need of resurfac-
ing and the board hopes the
responsibility for its upkeep can
be passed on to the state. '"
Yeager told the Board a recent
state study recommended the
Thousands of abandoned,
abused and neglected children
become the subject of judicial
Proceedings each year in Florida.
Gulf County contributes its share.
to that statistic. Unless the com-
munity cares, the voices of depen-
dent children may be unheard
and their best interests: over-
Guardians Ad Litem are com-
munity volunteers who become
part of a Court Program to repre-
sent the best interests of an as-
signed dependent child. The vol-
unteer is the spokesperson for
the child before the Court.
Frequently, I hear and read
comments about children in cri-
sis. Now is the time for the spec-
tator/commentatQr to become in-
volved. Rather than Just be an
observer, become a volunteer.
The Director for the Guardian
Say You Saw
It In The Star!
Divorce Custody Adoption
,V Wills Estates
DUI Criminal Defense
Accidents Insurance Claims
509 Fourth Street Port St. Joe
Ad Litem Program serving the
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of
which Gulf County is a patt will
give a general information presen-
tation on Thursday, August 3,
1995, at 5:30 p.m. (EDT) in the
Courtroom at the Gulf County
Courthouse. Individuals who are
interested in learning more about
the Guardian Ad Litem Program
are invited to attend and bring a
Robert M. Moore
Gulf County Judge
road be taken over by the state
because of the state's interest on
the peninsula, specifically St.
Joseph' State Park, Sunnyland
facilities and other governmental
Dallas Jones, Wewahitchka
City Commission,, approached the
board concerning its request for
the City of Wewahitchka to give
up its $34,000 yearly share of
secondary road and bridge funds
to -the county, to be included in
the county's proposed up-to-three
million dollar bond issue.
Jones was 'concerned about
how much paving the City of
Wewahitchka would receive in
return for the funds they wquld
S'The Board obligated them-
Sselves to pave the streets that
needed paving in Wewahitchka.
Commissioner Traylor added,
"Our commitment is to pave what
you need paving."
Comm. Hammond told Jones,
"You can have the $34,000 and do
your own paving with it, or let us
include it in our 'bond and you'll
get a lot more for your money."
The Board decided to set up a
meeting Thursday with Wewa-
hitchka's City Commission to fur-
ther discuss the issue.
The county is seeking to add
$50,000 yearly to the proposed
bond issue through a similar
agreement with the City of Port
St. Joe. '
for the Elderly
Jerry Stokoe, Director of the
Gulf County Senior Citizens,
introduced Bob Bouington,
Project Manager in charge of iden-
tifying people over; 60 who are in
need of disaster assistance result-
ing from Tropical Storm Alberto.
Bouington told the board
Stokoe and he had identified 15
people who qualified for' assis-
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tance through the Older American
Act Aid Money earmarked to help
people over 60 years of age repair
He told the board grant
money was available to assist
older people back to their pre-
storm level, noting that anyone
over 60 and interested in applying
for aid should contact Stokoe.
In Other Business
The board looked over the
first draft of a proposed ordinance
charging $5.00 to residents and
$35 to non-residents annually to
use Gulf County's right-of-ways to
gain access to, or park their vehi-
cle on while launch their boat at
county-owned or maintained
Approved Dr. Mark Hender-
son as Gulf County Public Health
Director. Henderson should take
over those duties sometime in
Approved an interagency
agreement between Gulf County
and Gulf Forestry Camp, provid-
ing the use of inmate labor in'
of Comm. Traylor, 'the board
decided to draft a letter to
Northwest Florida Water Manage-
ment District and the U. S. Cdrps
of Engineers concerning dredge
spoils damaging waterways on the
.Set a budget workshop spe-
cial meeting for Tuesday, August
1 at 7:00 p.m.
Man Drowns In
A boating accident resulting
in a drowning occurred in
Bearman's Creek -near Howard
Creek Saturday afternoon when
Vernon Kendrick was ejected from
his 'boat after it struck a log.'
Kendrick's' wife, Gertrude, also a
passenger in the boat, managed
to stay inside the boat after the-
Friends were unable to locat-
ed Kendrick after the mishap and
notified authorities at 3:01 p.m.
Gulf County Search and
Rescue units were on the scene at
3:15, along with units from the
Florida Game and Fresh .Water
Fish Commission and th6e Gulf
County Shenrifs Department.
Nineteen members of Search
& Rescue searched until 10:00
p.m. that evening before giving up
the search, and resumed their
Efforts at 8:00 Sunday morning.
They searched for more than 15
hours for the victim.
Kendrick's body surfaced
near the site of the mishap at
11:16 a.m. Sunday morning.
Search & Rescue divers Corbett
Howell, Chris Brumbaugh, Jack
Hall III and Jon, Pippen, along
with members of the Bay County
Sheriffs Department dive team
conducted the underwater
Residents of Howard Creek
rallied around the, rescue efforts,
as they furnished' cold drinks
during the search and prepared
lunch for those involved in the
rescue effort Sunday afternoon.
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Griffin Selected As
Finalist In Pageant
Linda Griffin has been select-
ed as a state finalist in the 1995
Benjamin "Hunter" McDaniel
Look Who's One
Benjamin "Hunter" McDaniel
celebrated his first, birthday on
July 11 at the home of his Grand-
ma Gortman. Helping him cele-
brate his Winney the Pooh party
was numerous family and
Hunter is the son of David
and Christy. McDaniel of. Wewa-'
hitchka. ,His grandparents are
Ward and Sue McDaniel, Doris
and Oneal Roberts, and Mary El-
len and the late Jimmy O. Gort-:
man, all of' Wewahitchka. He is
the great-grandson of Verna Gort-'
man, Mary. Stokes, Dave and
Irene 'Herring, and Minnie Ola
McDaniel, also of Wewahitchka.
This little girt .
who looks like heaven
just fast week.
HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!
Mrs. Georgia America Pageant
scheduled for Saturday and Sun-
day, July 29-30 at the Atlanta
Omni Hotel at CNN Center.
The winner will represent
Georgia in the 18th Annual Mrs.
America Pageant next winter. Ap-
.proximately 30 married women
from across the state will com-
pete for the coveted title now held,
by Dana DeLozier-Gross of Atlan-
Linda will be judged on beau-_
ty of lace and figure, poise, per-
sonality, grooming, intelligence
and speaking ability. She is em-
ployed by Centurion Systems,
Inc., a multimedia application de-
signer. Other activities include:
community work with the March
of Dimes and the Atlanta Wom-
en's Battered Shelter. Linda
stands 5'7", weighs 115 and has
red hair and blue eyes.
Linda has been married to
her husband .Alan, grandson of
Els'ie and the late, H. W. "Buck"
Griffin, for eight years. She is the
daughter of Jack and Lyndia Le-
vins of Port St. Joe.
Linda is sponsored by Centu-
rion Systems, Jet Corr Inc. and
has the support o( her family and
Card of Thanks
Mere words cannot express
our appreciation for all of the
cards, flowers, food, calls, visits,
prayers and every act of kindness
shown to us during the loss of
our father and uncle, Marvin
Chambers., Thanks for being
there when we needed someone.
'and Daniels family
"This is the day the Lord has
made; let us rejoice and be glad
in It" (Psalm 118:24 NIV). We
read, say, and even sing it, but
seldom live it. The Sabbath prin-
ciple is -sadly missing in America
today. Wehave become workahol-
ics. Sunday is the weekend, when
It was meant to .be the first day,
and more importantly "the Lord's
Day". Sunday has become more a
day to catch up, get away, or even
vigorous recreation. It has ceased
to be a day of rest, a time for wor-
ship and re-creation.
Joy Davidman (C.S.. Lewis'
wife) writes in Smoke on the
Mountain (the best book ever writ-
ten on. the Ten Commandments),
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Gulf School Bus
The eight hours of annual
school bus driver inservice re-
quired by the Gulf County school
district is scheduled for August 1,
beginning at 8:00 a.m. It will be
held in the Port St. High School
Full-time attendance is re-
quired in order to renew a 'bus
driver's license. Please 'call 227-
1204, if additional information is
y n. C P From
Gleanings My Garden
By Stephen D. Cloud, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Lillian, AL
"Sunday is still a holiday to all of
us, but for many it has long since
ceased to be a holy day. Violation
of the Sabbath is one of the great-'
Letter of Thanks
The Gulf County Sheriff's
Search and Rescue would like to
express its sincere appreciation,
for all that was done for the mem-
bers that were on the call-out
during this past weekend during
the drowning mishap at Howard,
'o Gulf Coumrtrls'%er\',fortuna '
to0have a commfunity thtai cares.
Each of you will never know how
much it means to the members of
the Search and Rescue unit.
Each member is volunteer and
care for the citizens of Gulf
County. In return,. you helped
make the best of a very bad situa-
Special thanks go out to Wal-
ter Wilder for the drinks, Lloyd
and Rita for the pizzas (when they
arrived our members had just
come in for the night and were
tired and hungry). also to th,
members of the church and to
the fire department for all the
food, Lowery Wilhite and several
other people. In general, from the
bottom of our hearts we really
thank each of you.
If you need any help or would'I
like to join Search and Rescue,
please give us a call at 827-6598.
It is people who care that make a
team work together and help
someone else in a time of need.' -
Diane Frye, j"' :
Secretary-Gulf County Sheriffs
.Search and Rescue
est sorrows*' of the modem
churchman. Half the churches
Are empty, while all the popular
places of entertainment are
crowded. True, men seldom work
on the Sabbath if they can help
it; but how passionately, how un-
scrupulously, they play on it."
Burnout abounds because we
worship our work, work at our
play and play at our worship.
In Isaiah 58:14, the Sabbath
is called a "delight". But it is not
a day most of us honor the Name,
instead we watch the game. Hear
His call? No. visit the mall. With
Him and His people meet? No,/go
out to eat. Shop the sale. Raise
the money, not the Name. Festi-
val has become carnival, celebra-
tion has turned into commercial.
'Where have we ,gone astray?
For one, "this is sthe day the Lord
has made, let us rejoice and be
glad in it" applies to all ,days not
just the Sabbath. Everyday is a
gift, not ah entitlement. We have
no right or might to expect, de-
mand, or deserve the break,of
dawn, the rising light. The sun
rises to begin each day, but God's
Son, Jesus Christ. arose so we
could say, -this Is the day the
Lord has made" opportunity,
juinture, cross roads, clean slate,
clear stage. "Let us rejoice and be
glad in it."
The Gulf Pines Hospital La-
dies Auxiliary are selling cafeteria *
chairs for $5.00 each. The chairs
are in good condition and they
Please call 227-1121, ext.
145 from 9:00 to noon or from
noon until 3:00 p.m., Monday
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Caterpillars Cause Considerable Damage
During late summer, caterpil-
lars cause problems for gardeners
all over our state. As you know,
caterpillars are the larval stage of
butterflies and moths. While
many of the winged adults are at-
tractive, the damage caused by
the larvae certainly is not. Be-
cause caterpillars are ravenous
feeders, they can cause a consid-
erable amount of damage in a
short time. So, early detection
and prompt counter measures
are very important.
There are many kinds of pest
caterpillars, far too many to cover
in a single article, so, I'll talk
about a few of the common ones
you may encounter and comment
on some basic control measures.
My information was provided, in
part, by Extension Entomologist
Dr. Don Short, of the University
of Florida's Institute of Food and
Sod webworms and fall army-
woods seriously damage lawns,
and it's not unusual for both to
attack at the same time. Web-
worms are the smaller of the two
species, reaching a length of only
about three-quarters of an inch,
compared to one-and-a-half inch-
es for armyworms. In general,
both are greenish in the young
stage and turn brown as they ma-
ture. Their feeding is similar, re-,.
sulting in notched or ragged leaf'
edges. However, webworms tend '
to feed in patches, while army-
worms cause more scattered,
The orange dog caterpillar is
a common pest on citrus trees.
It's black with white markings
and slimy looking. Its eggs, which
look like yellow, beeds, are laid on
the newest plant growth. At ma- .
turity, the orange dog becomes a
If you have ever suddenly felt
a sharp, stinging sensation while
pruning a plant, you may have'"
come in contact with an 10 moth
caterpillar. This caterpillar is pale
green, with two stripes one
white and one'maroon down:
both sides of its body. It has
many clumps of stiff, poisonous
hairs. Touching these are painful
to most people and in some cas-
es, the reaction is bad enough to
require hospitalizaUon. The IO,
moth caterpillar, which is only'
one of several stinging varieties,.
is found on such plants as hibis-: '
cus, poinsettias and palms..
Caterpillars can be controlled
mechanically.. or with chemical,
sprays. If the caterpillars are
large, and few in number, they
can be removed from plants by
hand, or if egg masses are recog- '
nized, these can be destroyed be-.
fore they hatch. Chemical control
materials include sevin, malathi-
Gulf County -
Roy Lee Carter
on. and bacillus Lhuringlensis.
Sevin is a stomach poison.
that's good to use on small cater-
pillars that are hard to find'. How-
ever. sevin isn't a very good con-
tact poison. Therefore, it can't be
used against caterpillars that are
already quite large.
Malathion is a good contact
poison. but a poor stomach poi-
son making it better for use on
large caterpillars. Malathion must
be applied thoroughly to insure
contact with all the ',caterpillars.
This can sometimes be hard to do
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1995 PAGE 5A
- especially on large shrubs and
Bacillus thuringienses isn't a
chemical. It's a bacterial concen-
trate that's deadly only to cater-
pillars. It won't harm any other
When applying pesticides,
you should always use caution
and common sense. Avoid contact
with the concentrate, and stay "ALWAYS ON THE MOVE"
out of the spray drift. Read the FINDING YOUR BUYER
product label carefully and follow
all directions exactly.
Wins Blue Flame Award
St. Joe Natural Gas Company was the honored recipient of the -Blue
Flame Award" bestowed by the American Public Gas Association recent-
ly, in conjunction with Penco and Ranger Insurance Company for those
natural gas accounts that meet stringent safety criteria over a period of
three years. The requirements include safety training for employees, a
less than three percent unaccounted gas loss, and other safety related
item s. t "**' .: .c s a e a
The award was received by Stuart L Shoaf, center, of St. Joe
Natural Gas from C. K. "Chuck" Micele, of, Ranger Insurance, right, and
was witnessed by Al Scheffer, of The Costin Insurance Agency here in
Port St. Joe. Mr. Micele said this is the first such award.toc be given in
the state of Florida.
Sewell Gets Child Care Award
Dawn R.v Peterson Sewell of
Wewahitchka has been awarded a
Child Development Associate
(CDA) Credential in recognition -of
outstanding work with young
children. The credential. was
awarded by the Council for Early,
Childhood Professional Recogni-
tion in Washington, D. C., which
represents the early childhood
CDA is the only major nation-
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lumbia include CDA in their child
care licensing regulations.
Parents who use child care
are especially concerned today
about their children's welfare.
With this in mind, as part of the
CDA assessment process, every
candidate for the CDA credential
is observed working with young
children, by an early childhood
professional. In addition, the can-
didate must demonstrate the abil-
ity to work with families to devel-
op children's physical and
Intellectual capabilities In a safe
and healthy learning environ-
Child care staff and parents
wantirig information on CDA
should write the Council for Early
Childhood Professional ,,Recogni-
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Henry Lee Harris, 66, of Port
St. Joe, passed away Monday,
July 17, at his home. A native of
Atmore, Alabama, he has lived
here since 1937 and was retired
from St. Joe Forest Products
Company. He served in, the Army
and was honorably discharged in
1952. He attended Florida A & M
Survivors include his wife,
Pearly Mae Harris of Port St. Joe;
one daughter, Linda D. H. (Ken-
neth) Tschudi; five sons,. James
Harris, Michael Harris, and Hen-
ry Harris, all of Port St. Joe, Billy
Charles Harris of Panama City,
and Robert Harris and friend,
Precious Wafer, of Houston, Tex-
as; a host of grandchildren; four
brothers, Willie Keiser of Mobile,
Alabama, John Harris of Gulf-
port, Mississippi, James E. Harris,
of Sacramento, California, and El-
lis Lee Harris of Titusville; and
many other relatives.
The funeral service was held
at 2:00 p.m., EDT, on Saturday
at the Amazing Grace Apostolic
Church, conducted by Rev. R. C.
Lowrey. Interment followed in the
family plot in Forest Hill Ceme-
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral.
Marie M. Young
Marie M. Young, 76, of Bea-
con Hill, passed away Saturday
evening in Bay Medical Center
following an extended illness. She
had been -a lifelong resident of
Michigan until she moved to Bea-
con Hill with her husband in
1982. She was preceded in death
by her. husband, William E.
Survivors include her broth-,
er, William Desotell of Rochester,
Michigan; two sisters, Alma
(Mike) Trisch of Rochester and
Rose Caverly of Pontiac, Michi-
gan; many nieces and nephews;
and her good friends, Bob and
A graveside funeral service
was held at 10:00 a.m., EDT,
Monday, at Holly Hill Cemetery,
conducted by Father Thom Cran-
dall. Interment followed,
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Etta Alberta. Giebar, 86, of
Port St. Joe, i pas-se'd away
Wednesday evening, July 19, in
Bay St. Joseph Care .Center. A
native of Missouri, she was a
homemaker and had been a resi-
dent here for the past four years.
Survivors include her daugh-
ter, Barbara Barnes of Mexico
Beach; her son, David Glebar of
Austin, Texas; and four grand-
She was taken to St Joseph,
Missouri for funeral services and
interment followed on Saturday.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
"In Memory of'Mike Williamson
How can I explain how much I miss you
Like breathing under water, It's impossible.
The day you left thisearth a part of my
heart and soul died with you.
A void remains, one trit mcr, re,er be filled
For you dear brother, were as much
a part of me, as I was of you.
To say that not a day passes without
thoughts of you, is an understatement.
You are wi n me aiwys.. ;r, eeqlh;rg I do, every-
where I go, yj.u wil l a ay ir. loreer' lue wr,.r. me ,
To say you are rrn.i ea is not enough, out it's 31l
can say, for tree are not erougn words to describe
the empty space your death left behind.
I Love You Mikie. Your Sister'
He's In Heaven Now
He's in Heaven now One year ago the
gates opened wide.
He stepped upon the golden street to
walk at Jesus' side.
His eyes now behold the glorious beau-
ty beyond compare.
His voice joins the angels' as their
praises ring in the air.
He's in Heaven now God with His
hand wiped away the tears.
No more pain, sickness nor heartache,
gone are sorrows and fears.
He kept the faith, he fought the fight,
the race he has run
As he preached and sanig of the Blessed
He's in Heaven now reunion with his
Mom and Dad so sweet;
Another of their children joined them
in worship at Jesus' feet.
What joy, no more separations, they are
there forever more
Waiting for their loved ones to gather
on that shore.
He's in Heaven now Oh, how we cried
on the day he went away;
But God gave us a promise true we
can join him someday.
If we trust Him and never, never
doubt, have faith in God
Then on those beautiful, golden streets
we too will trod.
In loving memory of our Daddy
Rev. Billy R. Williams
Brenda, Sheila, Pam, Dan, Melinda, Ruby
There's A Difference Between
The Finance Division of the
Office of Comptroller regularly re-
ceives complaints against mort-
gage brokers and lenders operat-
ing in Florida. However, many
complaints can be avoided if a
consumer understands the differ-
ence between a mortgage broker-
age business and a mortgage
The primary function of a
mortgage broker is to act as a
middle person between a borrow-
er and the lending source for a
loan. A mortgage broker receives
a fee for his or her services from
the borrower or in some instAnc-
es from the lender. These fees are
usually expressed by lenders as
"points" which are a percentage of
the loan amount. One point is
equal to one percent of the loan
Under Florida law, individual
mortgage brokers must be asso-
ciated with a licensed mortgage
brokerage business. A mortgage
broker first obtains a loan appli-
cation from a prospective borrow-
er and then submits the applica-
tion to various lenders until the
loan is accepted or rejected.
While a mortgage broker is an ex-
cellent source for locating a viable
lender,, the brokerage business
cannott fund a mortgage loan or
,guarantee your acceptance by the
Since many, consumers read
the listings in local newspapers to
find mortgage brokers or lenders,
it .is important that you urider-
stand the primary difference be-
tween the two.
When you go to a mortgage
lender, you .are dealing directly
with the source of funds for your
mortgage loan. That means the
lender sets the parameters for
qualifying for the loan and you
are limited in your choices of loan
products to those offered by the
lender. Some licensed mortgage
lenders too act as brokers and
will place your loan application
with a different lender. This may
occur if either the property or
your qualifications do not con-
form to their guidelines.
A mortgage broker may repre-
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sent several lenders and therefore
be able to offer you a wide variety
of loan programs. Of course, you
pay for this service via the mort-
gage broker's fee.
Consumers should also re-
member that the company names
of mortgage lenders and, broker-
age companies may not clearly
identify the type of business it is.
For example, consider a hypothet-
ical company named "ABC Fund-
ing, Inc." Is this a mortgage.lend-
er or mortgage brokerage
business? Without further :in-
quiry, it is impossible to tell.
And, since most interest rate
and terms charts listed in news-
papers don't identify the type of
business placing the information,
it is up to you to investigate fur-
ther. It is suggested you start by
calling one,of the regional offices.
A member of the Division of Fi-
nance staff at the Office of Comp-
troller, Department of Banking
and Finance can tell you what
type of license the business.
The following is a list of dates
and locations that' the Florida'
Highway Patrol troopers in Gulf
and Calhoun counties may con-
duct driver license/vehicle in-
spection checkpoints during the
month of August..
8/1-3-SR 71, near John
Bailey Road and SR 71, near SR
8/4-10-SR 71, near'CR 275
and SR 22, fear the Bay County
8/11-17--SR 69, near. CR
274 and SR 386, near Cypress
8/18-24-CR 274, near the
Chipola River and SR 71, near SR
8/25-31-CR 73, near CR
287 and SR 30, near Depot
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checkpoints to be an effective
means of enforcing the equipment
and driver license laws of Florida
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been any disciplinary action tak-
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whenever you deal with a mort-
gage lender or a mortgage broker-
age business, they are required to.
provide you with a written agree-
ment setting forth the estimated
cost of the services 'to be provid-
ed. One such document is called
a "good faith estimate". A mort-
gage brokerage agreement is re-
quired when you are dealing with
a mortgage broker.
Since the mortgage brokerage
agreement is a legally binding
contract, you should read it care-
fully and understand all of it be-
fore, signing. Make sure you un-
derstand each. fee listed. You
should also read and understand
all charges listed on the good
faith estimate. You have the right
to question any fees you do not
understand or feel are excessive.
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legitimate concern against' a
mortgage brokerage business or
mortgage lender, or if you have
questions, you may call the
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First row, kneeling from left: Jonathan Thomas, Phillip Hall, Jeremy Suber, Grant Marshall and
Terrance Addison. Standing, from left: Wayne Walters, Coach, Alex Chan, Josh Walters, Derrick Myers,
Andy Thomas, Coach, Bradley Shavers, Brandon Jones, Blake Rish and Morris Shavers, Coach. Not pic-
tured is Daniel McClellan.
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4tc 7/20 /^
The Wewahltchka Junior Ma-
jor League All-Stars team has
completed a successful season.
The All-Stars team defeated three
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the Eastern Division of the D15s-
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League. They were defeated by
Dixie Youth Tourney Stalled
Two Days of Thunderstorms Postpone Kick-Off
As this week's issue of The
Star went to press Wednesday af-
ternoon, news from the Florida
Dixie Youth Baseball AAA Tour-
nament in East Lakeland was "all
Monday and Tuesday night's
scheduled games, kicking off the
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant
to a Writ of Execution issued in the Circult Court
of GULF County, Florida on the 30th day of Janu-
ary, 1995, in the cause wherein KLENTON McLE-
MORE, was plaintiff, and PENNY McLEMORE WAS
DEFENDANT, BEING Case No. 82-59 In said.
ALSO, pursuant to a Writ of Execution Is-
sued in the Circuit Court of GULF County, Florida;
on the 30th day of January. 1995, In the cause
whereinsULENTON McLEMORE, WAS PLAINTIFF,
and PENNY McLEMORE, was defendant, being a
Case No. 82-59 in said Court.
ALSO. pursuant to a Writ of Execution is-
sued In the Circuit Court of GULF County, Florida
on the 30th day of January, 1995, in the cause
wherein KLENTON McLEMORE, was plaintiff, and
PENNY McLEMORE, was defendant, being Case
No. 82-59 in said Court.
ALSO. pursuant to a Writ. of Execution is-
sued in the Circuit Court of GULF County. Florida
on the 30th day of January, 1995 in the cause
wherein KLENTON McLEMORE. was 'plaintiff and
PENNY McLEMORE WAS DEFENDANT, BEING
Case No. 82-59 In said Court. I FRANK McKEITH-
EN, as Sheriff of GULF County, Florida have levied
upon all the right, title and interest of KLENTONT.
McLEMORE A/K/A K. T. McLEMORE, in and to
the following described real property, to-wit:
A parcel of land in the City of Wewahitchka,
Gulf County, Florida lying within Sec. 23.
Life Home Auto Business
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tourney, were delayed due to per-
sistent thunderstorms in the
Last reports from family
members in contact with the
team were that St. Joe All Stars'
initial game was re-scheduled to
begin at noon Wednesday.
24, 25 and 26, T4S,. RIOW, described as fol-
Begin at the SE corner of Section 23, T4S,
RIOW, and extend a line NO328'20" E along
the E line. of said Sec. 23 for 420.00 feet to a
2 inch cast iron pipe; thence S 87"36'00" E
for 359.02 feet to a. concrete monument on
the Southwestern R/W line of State Road
22; thence N 40*05'40" W along said R/W
line for 1369.84 feet to'a concrete monu-
ipent: -.heice .03 _1436..W fpr,.7,0 feet .
oa coicirre irierc,,,,elii thh ence N.
8635'30" W for 615.4 feet tb a 'concrete
monument on the Eastern R/W line of River
Road (State Road 22-Alt.):; thence S
03*15'00" W along said eastern R/W line for
1822.33 feet to a State Road R/W monu-
ment at a point of curve; thence continue
along the R/W of a 'curve to the left for
399.76 feet (chord bearing S 0039'50" E.
(399.45 feet) to a concrete monument;
thence S 8721'00" E for 151.19 feet to a
concrete monument: thence S 02*39'00" W
for 185.00 feet to a concrete monument on
the Northern R/W line of Church Avenue;
thence S 8721'00" E along said Northern R/
W line for 2256.54 feet to an Iron pipe;
thence N 0121'30" E for 150.00 feet to an
Iron pipe; thence S 87*21'00" E for 230.9
feet to a concrete monument: thence N
0329'00" E for 187.15 feet to a concrete
monument; thence N 8631 '00" W for 123.00
feet 'to a concrete monument; thence N
03'29'00" E for 10.96 feet to a concrete mon-
ument thence N 8631'00" W for 75.00 feet
to a concrete monument: thence N 0329'00"
E for 124.25 feet to a concrete monument;
thence N 86*44'00" .W for 662.64 feet to a
concrete monument; thence S 04*25'00" W
for 210:00 feet; thence N 8644'00".W for
265.50 feet to a concrete monument; thence
N 04o25'00" E for 210.00 feet to a concrete
monument; thence N 8644'00" W for 207.00
feet to a concrete monument on the E line of
Sec. 26, T4S, RIOW., thence N 0351'10" E
along said E line of Sect. 26 for 808.40 feet
to the POB.
Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of the Northeast
Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section Two (2). Town-
ship 5 South, Range 10 West containing 40
acres, more or less. LESS AND EXCEPT one
(1) acre on the Northwest corner North of
Lynn Haven All-Stars, who ad-
vanced to the state tournament.
The Wewa All-Stars were pre-
sented a trophy as the District
Six runner-up team, for 1995.
On Wednesday, August 2, the
drawing for those individuals who
applied for a State Housing Initia-
tives Partnership Program (SHIP)
grant or loan will be held.
The drawing will be conduct-
ed at the county courthouse in
the courtroom, located on the
second floor, at 4:30 p.m., E.S.T.
The general public and appli-
cants are invited to attend. Indi-
viduals will be notified by letter of
Any questions regarding the
program or drawing should be di-
rected to Bo Williams at 229-
Florida Farm Facts
: There are 14,982,700 forest
acres 'In--Flotida; -covering 43.2
percent of the state's 34,652,900
land acres. The five-year. annual
timber harvest includes 4.1 mil-
lion cords of pulpwood, 793 mil-
lion board feet of saw logs, 155
million board feet of veneer logs,
2.5 million pilings and posts and
16.9 million cubic feet of industri-
al wood. The annual value of Flor-
ida's timber harvest in $450 mil-
lion with a manufactured value of
$3.9 billion and retail value of
And on the 30th day of August, 1995, at the
North Front Door of the Gulf County Courthouse,
in the City of Po it Sr Joe. Gulf County, Florida at
the hour of 1 00 aim i S T. or as soon thereaf-
ter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the said
KLENTON T. McLEMORE A/K/A K. T. McLEMORE
RIGHT, title and interest in aforesaid property at
public outcry and will1sell the same, subject to all
prior liens, encumbrances and judgements, if any,
to the highest and best bidder or bidder for CASH,
the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the
payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above
By: /s/ Frank McKeithen. Sheriff
of Gulf County, Florida
4tc. July 27 and August 3. 10 and 17,
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Plus nightly specials I
11 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Features a wide variety of salads, home made soups, sand-
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chicken and pasta dishes daily.
Sunday 11 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
Featu-ring fresh roast beef, turkey, seafood Newvburg over
puff pastry, wide variety of vegetables, dressing and
gravy, mashed potatoes and gravy, wide variety of des-
serts and much. much more and then some.
Kiwanls Club met. upsLiIrs at noon on Tuesdays.
Rotary Club meets upstairs at noon on Thursdays.
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Port St. Joe
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from Cars & Trucks!
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Silverado, 350, V8, w/
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only 35,000 miles .............. I 1 9
90 GMC Explorer Conversion
Raised roof, dual air
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93 Chevrolet Astro Van
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power door locks............... $12900
Flatbed Steel Truck Body
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Used Camper Shells
See Ralph Swatts,
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oirM 3 A.if. PANAMA CITY, FL
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National AAU Tournament
to be Held Here at Local High School Field
Season Dates Set
for '95-'96 Hunting
The Florida Game and Fresh-
water Fish Commission has an-
nounced. the 1995-96 resident
game hunting season dates and
possession limits for the North-
west zone of which Gulf County is
a part are: -
General gun (antlered
: white-tailed deer and wild hogs,
Where wild hogs are classified as
game), November 23-26 and De-
cember 9 February 14, two to
For the deal of your life,
THE FAMwRicA G
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2251 W. 23rd St.
PANAMA CITY, FL 32405
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new or used car
Antlerless deer, December
16-17, one antlerless deer per
day, two per season, possession
limit two; \
Fall turkey -(bearded tur-
keys or gobblers only), November
23 26 and December 9 Janu-
ary 14, one to two (season limit
Spring turkey (bearded tur-
keys or gobblers only), March 16-
April 21,.one to two (season limit
Bobwhite quail, November
11 -March 3, 12-24;
Rabbit, all year, 12 24;
Raccoon, opossum, coyote,
skunk, nutria and beaver, all
Gray squirrel, November
11- March 3, 12 -.24;
Fox squirrel. November 11-
March 3 (except Lee, Hendry,
Palm Beach; Monroe, Collier, Bro-
ward and Dade counties or on
wildlife management areas)
Bobcat,. otter and mink (fox,
Everglades mink, weasel and
round-tailed muskrat may not be
taken at anytimee, December 1 -
March 1, none (no more than one
untagged bobcat or otter in pos-
Special Hunting Seasons
Archery, October 14 No-
vember 12, Legal to take: deer of
either sex (except spotted fawns),
turkeys or either sex, squirrels,
quail, rabbits, raccoons, opos-
sums, ,coyotes, skunks, nutrias,
beavers and wild hogs with a
shoulder height of 15 inches or
more in areas where hogs are le-
Muzzleloading gun, Novem-
ber 17-19, legal to take: deer hav-
ing one or more antlers at least
five inches in length visible above:
the hairline, turkeys of either sex,
squirrels, quail, rabbits, rac-
coons, opossums, coyotes,
skunks, nutrias, beavers and
wild hogs having a shoulder
height of 15 inches or more in ar-
eas where hogs are legal game;
S* Special archery and muzzle-
loading gun, February 15-25, le-
gal to take, deer having one or
more antlers at least five inches
in length visible above the hair-
line, squirrels,, quail, rabbits, rac-
coons, opossums, coyotes,
skunks, nutrias, beavers, and
wild hogs having a shoulder
height of 15 Inches or more in ar-
eas where hogs are legal game;
Falconry, mourning doves
and white-winged doves: Septem-
ber 16 October 9 and October
17.- January 7; rails and galli-
nules: September 1 December
16 (purple gallinules may.not be
taken at any time); Woodcock:
November 24 March 9; Snipe:
November 1 February 15;'Ducks
and coots: Also during regular
duck and season. Migratory game
birds may be taken, by the use of
a falcon, from one-half hour be-
fore sunrise to sunset Bag limits
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For the first time in
history Port St. Joe will
be the site of a national
The local Preble-Rish,
team will co-host the
National Amateur Ath-
letic Union (AAU) 18 and
under baseball tourna-
ment with 32 teams .,1
from all over the country
States represented .
include Arkansas, Call-
fornia, Iowa, Florida,
Georgia, Illinois, Mary- 9ae
land, Minnesota, New
Jersey, New York, North
Carolina, Ohio, South
Texas, Washington and -l'
Sixteen games will
be played in Port St. Joe
beginning this Friday
and continuing through Preble-Rish 18
Monday, While other _. .
games will be in .
progress Panama City Coach Bobby Noble
t G-ulf Coast Com- Coach Bill Ramsey.
Rutherford High School, Mosley High School,
Panama City Christian School and Cain
Griffin Park in Lynn Haven. Passes will be sold
for the entire tournament at $20.00 each or
daily tickets at $4.00 per person.
The local team will play three games here
in Port St. Joe, beginning with their first game
Friday evening at 9:00 p.m. ET against the
defending national champions, the Continen-
tal Blue Streaks of Stow, Ohio. Other home
games will be Sunday evening at 6:00 and
Monday at 9:00 p.m. Saturday they will travel
to Panama City Christian School to face the,
Cincinnati, Ohio JTM team at 6:00 ET.
GAMES PLAYED IN PORT ST. JOE
Friday, July 28-12:00 noon, Kent, Wash-
and, under team-Kneeling, from left, Jesse C
meron Likely, Brian Jenkins and Des Baxter. St
s, Jarred Patterson, Wayne Summers, Doyle Cr
SNot pictured are Jeff Player and Ryan Yeager.
ington U. S. Bank vs. Baseball Academy of
Austin, TX; 3:00 p.m., Red's Baseball of
Ellicott, Maryland vs. Saint A's of Brooklyn,
New York; 6:00 p.m.,. Bell, Baseball of
Tallahassee vs. Saint A's; and 9:00 p.m.,
Preble Rish of Port St. Joe ,vs. the
Continental Blue Streaks.
Saturday, July 29-noon, Houston, TX
Braves vs. Jersey Angels of Allenwood, New
Jersey; 3:00 p.m., Houston Braves vs. North
Atlanta, GA Astros; 6:00 p.m., Illinois Sparks
of Alsip vs. Team Iowa of Oolwein, Iowa; and
9:00 p.m., Illinois Sparks vs. Knoxville, TN
Sunday, July 30, noon, Bell Baseball of
Tallahassee vs. Reds Baseball of Ellicott,
Maryland; 3:00 p.m., Knoxville, TN Stars vs.
East Ashtabula of
Ohio; 6:00 p.m.,
Preble Rish vs.
Club of Central,
SC; 9:00 Deerfield
Beach, FL vs. Jersey
SAngels of Allenwood.
31, noon, Mentor,
OH Post 352- vs.
West Sound Base-
ball of Silverdale,
OH JTM vs.
Streaks; 6.00 p.m.,
Club of Central, SC;'
and 9:00 p.m.,
Hartsell, NC vs.
Preble-Rish of Port
Colbert, Russell Young, eThere will be
along with two wild
se pl card teams, advanc-
ing to the fourIday playoff championships to
begin Tuesday, August 1 continuing through
that week to determine the national champi-
For excellent baseball plan on going out to
the local high school field to watch these
national caliber teams play. A full concession
stand will be manned each day with "Phil"
burgers and hot dogs a specialty. "If you cook
them, they will come."
PREBLEFRISH TEAM MEMBERS
The local team, composed of young men
18 and under, posts a 20-11 summer record,
and won one tournament and placed second
in three others this summer as they spent
their weekends playing baseball.
Free Physicals for High School Athletes
It's almost time for those
school-bells to ring again and the
are three per day and six in pos-
session for all migratory bird spe-
cies combined.. ....
Migratory Bird Hunting Sea-
Early duck, September 23-
27, wood ducks and teal only-
total daily limit four, possession
Crow, first phase, November
- January 21, second phase (Sat-
urdays and Sundays only) May
11 November 3, no limit;
Mourning dove, white-
winged dove, first phase (noon to
sunset) September 16 October
9, second phase, (all day) all
zones, November 11 26, third
phase, all zones, December 9 -
January 7, daily limit 12, only ,
four of' which may be white-,
winged; possession 24, only eight
of which may be white-winged;
Rail and common moorhen,
September 1 November 9, com-I
mon moorhen 15-30, clapper and
king rails 15-30 (single or aggre-
gate), sora and Virginia rails 25-
25 (single or aggregate);
Purple gallinule, no open
Snipe, November 1 Febru-
ary 15, 8-16;
Woodcock, December 9 -
January 22, 3-6.
athletic 'departments of both
county high schools are advising
would-be-athletes and their par-
ents of free physical. Any stu-
dent, male or female, who wishes
to participate in' a school sport
must have a physical examination
prior to being allowed to play.
Physicians will be providing
free physical on two days at the
high schools. Before the physical
can be administered, students
must pick up a parental permis-
sion form and a medical history
which has to be turned in at the
time of the physical.
The physical will be given on
the evening of Tuesday, August 1,
at Wewahitchka High School.
Examinations for girls sports will
be from 4:00 5:00 CDT and boys
sports will be from 5:00 7:00.
PORT ST. JOE
The same format will be fol-
lowed the next afternoon and
evening, August 2, at Port St. Joe
High School. Girls sports will be
from 4:00 5:00 EDT and boys
sports will be from 5:00 7:00.
These will be the only dates
thatfree physical will be offered.
Remember to pick up your per-
mission forms and medical histo-
ry- before reporting for the physi-
cals. They may be picked up at
'l.ews On Dental Health
If you haven't had any
dental work recently that re--
quires the use of local anes-
thesia to keep you comforta-
ble, you may recall the.
experience as one that
'brought numbness to a large
area of your mouth. However,
with new dental techniques a
much smaller area of your
mouth will be affected.
Formerly, when major
tooth repair was needed to re-
store a tooth to health, the an-
esthetic was injected into the
main nerve center at the rear
of the jaw. This tended to
numb the lower portion of the
mouth, sometimes extending
to the lips and tongue, until
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.
the anesthetic wore off.
The development of ex-
tremely fine injection needles,
however, now makes it possi-
ble for your dentist to reach
the individual nerve in a tooth
and use smaller amounts of
This technique is known
as intraligmental anesthesia.
It is a welcome improvement
in patient comfort during tooth
o C-O oooooooo00 ooo coooooo
Prepared as a public ser-
vice to promote better dental
health. From the office of
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.
the high school office Monday -
Thursday from 8:00 4:00 or at
the Gulf County Health
New Wildlife Management
Area Set In Gulf & Liberty
The Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission tabled a propo-
sal to discontinue requiring non-
hunters to purchase $25 wildlife
management area (WMA) stamps
for recreational use of certain
wildlife management areas. Com-
missioners plan to take the mat-
ter up again during their Septem-
ber meeting,. after evaluating
options for, establishing a lower-
cost stamp for non-hunters.
Commissioner approved es-
tablishment orders regarding
Type I and Type II wildlife man-
agement areas, wildlife and envi-
ronmental areas (WEA) and fish
management areas (FMA).
Establishment orders includ-
ed provisions to establish the
35,487 acre Apalachicola River
Type II (WMA) in Liberty and Gulf
counties; and establish the
42,116 acre Choctawhatchee Riv-
er Type II WMA in Bay, Walton,
Washington and Holmes coun-
In other business, the Com-
mission established quotas, for
the number of hunters to be al-
lowed during special hunts on the
Econfina Creek WMA and regular
hunts on the Big Cypress WMA.
The Commission also set spe-
cific regulations for wildlife man-.
agement areas, wildlife and envi-
ronmental areas and fish
management areas including:
add 11,456 acres to the
establish the 7,334 acre
Upper Chipola River Type II WMA
in Jackson County.
RENFRO AUTO PARTS
401 Williams Ave. Phone 229-6013
THE STAR PORT ST JOE FL THURS 5
Middle School Orientation August 10
Rotary Club officers engage District Gov-
ernor Roger McDonald in conversation at
the Governor's official-visit to the Club last
Thursday. From left to right are: secretary
Rich Wisedahl, President Doug Birmingham,
Treasurer Rocky Motley, Governor McDonald
and vice-president Ralph Roberson.
In preparation for the first
day of school, August 10, the Port
St. Joe Middle School will have
-an orientation program for sev-
enth grade and new students on
August 9 from 9:00 to 11:15
From 9:00 to 9:30 a.m., there
will be a general discussion in the
commons area and from 9:30 to
11:15 a.m. a four of the facility
will take place.
A bus schedule for the orien-
tation is as follows:
Mrs. Gant, North Port St.
Joe, 8:30 a.m.-1st stop, Apollo
Street and Avenue A; 2nd stop,
Avenue A and North Park Avenue;,
3rd stop, Avenue A and Main
Street; 4th stop, Avenue D and
Mrs. Fain, White City, 8:30
a.m.-Only stop at Hammond's
Store. If seventh graders live be-
yond White City, they should call
Mrs. Fain prior to August 9th at
Mrs. Williams. Beaches and
Overstreet. 8:00 a.m.-1st stop,
Canal Street and Overstreet; 2nd
stop, Beacon Hill to Mexico Beach
turning around at Hideaway Har-
bor; stop at places on St. Joe
Beach where children will be
standing on Americus and Bay,
Gulf, Santa Anna and Alabama;
Santa Anna and Georgia; and
Bay and Pine.
Highland View-All students
should meet the bus at Highland
View Elementary School.
Mr. Norris, Jones Homestead,
8:30 a.m.-The bus will go
through Simmons Bayou making
stops where students are stand-
ing. The bus will continue on to
Pic's Store where it will turn
around and come back through
Jones Homestead. Any student
living beyond Pic's Store should
call the School Board Office at
All Forms of Insurance
* Homeowners Auto Flood
*Business Packages *Group *Life *Boat
*Hospitalization -Mobile Homes
OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT
COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
322 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe Phone 229-8899
Rotary Dist. Governor
Visits Local Club
Roger McDonald Charges Members
to GetInvolved in "People Activities"
The Port St. Joe Rotary Club leged nations .
d a visit from District Governor The Foundation Is-Involved in
ger McDonald Thursday at scholastic advancement as well
ir weekly meeting in Julle's as medical, dental. immuniza-
staurant. Governor Roger paid tions, basic living skills, work and
local club a high compliment agricultural methods and many"
its involvement in the commu- other hands-on acUvities.
Y last year and urged the club He urged the club to stay in-
get qualified for the "Presiden- volved in Rotary's promoting of a
Citation" award for its ac- time-tested set of.values to live
as. by. 'We never want these teach-
Governor Roger also congrat- wings to take a back seat to any of
ted the club for its affiliation our projects," the Governor said.
h the Rotary Foundation activ- Along these lines, he .an-
s. The Foundation is involved nounced the theme for clubs to
"people activities" all over the follow .during the coming year
rId, especially with underprivi- "Act with integrity; Serve with
love; Work for peace."
The District Governor's wife,
rzola Promotes Mary Ann McDonald. was a guest
of the club. They are members of
BGranid to S pt. the Pensacola Downtown Rotary
C ynthia -LeGrana nas oeen
named Superintendent-Resinf at
Arizona Chemical's Port St. Joe
plant. In her new position, she
will be -responsible for.rn managing
the overall operations of the resin
department at the Port St. Joe
plant. The announcement was
made by Port St. Joe Plant Man-
ager, Bill Dunning.
LeGrand is a graduate of.
North Carolina State University
and holds a bachelor of science
degree in tfhemical engineering.
:Prior to joining Arizona Chemical,
she was employed as a process,
engineer for the St. Joe Forest
.Products Company. LeGrand and
her husband will continue to re-
side in Panama City.
Arizona Chemical, headquar-
tered in Panama City. Is a Spe-
cialty. Products business of Inter-
national Paper, which has seven
plants in the United States and
three in Europe. Arizona Chemi-
cal is a leading supplier of resins
to the adhesives, ink and chewing
gum markets. The division- also
supplies fatty acids, rosins, ter-
penes and their derivatives to a
variety of industries. Arizona
Chemical employees approxi-
mately 1.200 people worldwide.,
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My second set of teeth threat-
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Broken toes mend slowly -
then there is gout!
Though my mind's working
slow, and I'm no "wisenhamer;"
I'm not a candidate yet for
that dreaded Alzheimer;
And you'll have to admit that
this grizzled "oldtimer"
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The Gulf County School
Board will soon consider
a budget for 1995-96. A
public hearing to make a
DECISION on the budget
and TAXES will be held
on August 1, 1995, at 5:15
p.m. at the Gulf County
School Board, 150 Middle
* ~ .; '7,,,,~Publish,.,u~y,27J. 995
I concerned citizens are invited to a pub-
hearing to be held on August 1, 1995 at
15 P.M. at the Gulf County School Board
meeting room, Port St. Joe, Florida.
DECISION on the proposed capital outlay
taxes will be
(nade at the hearing.
PuIsh July 27. 1995
The tentative, adopted, and/or final budgets are on file in the office of the above mentioned taxing authority as a public record.
THE SAR. ORT S. JO. FL- THUSDAY JUL 27..19
BUDGET SUMMARY NOTICE
DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF GULF COUNTY THE PROPOSED OPERATION BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF GULF COUNTY
DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD ARE 1.02 PERCENT MORE THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES
PROPOSED MILLAGE LEVY
LOCAL EFFORT. 6.483
SUPPLEMENTAL DISCRETIONARY 215 B
CAPITAL OUTLAY .810 U DGET
TnTAi R 1
REVENUES GENERAL SPECIAL REVENUE DEBT SERVICE CAPITAL PROJECTS TRUST & AGENCY
Federal 31,500.00 882,417.17
State Sources 6,708,304.88 15,458.00 305,871.52 418,656.81
Local Sources 4,190,383.00 171,000.00 5,056.30 447,833.00 1,460.00
Total Revenues 10,930,187.88 1,068,875.17 310,927.82 866,489.81 1,460.00
Transfers In 577,740.14 70,000.00 260,309.64
FUND BALANCES July 1,1995 349,650.66 26,030.79 175,492.18 780,070.08 27,102.43
TOTAL REVENUES AND BALANCES 11,857,578.68 1,164,905.96 746,729.64 1,646,559.89 29,562.43
Instruction 6,672,186.40 447,626.00
Pupil Personnel Services 640,823.71 37,000.00
Instructional Media Services 283,386.77 12,400.06
Instructional & Curriculum Development Services 100,239.63
Instructional Staff Training 26,796.08 7,950.00
Board of Education 133,332.00
General Administration 347,786.72 12,417.94
School Administration 1,060,149.61 18,792.00
Facilities Acquisition Construction 936,660.61
Fiscal Services 120,595.10
Food Services 599,059.00
Central Services 162,222.00
Pupil Transportation Services 671,077.00 350.00
Operation of Plant 859,897.00
Maintenance of Plant 623,156.00
Community Services 881.17 900.00
Debt Service 10,930.66 493,429.64
TOTAL EXPENDITURES 11,712,578.68 1,136,476.17 493,429.64 936,660.61 900.00
Transfers Out 70,000.00 245,825.00 592,224.78 250.00
FUND BALANCES June 30, 1996 75,000.00 28,429.79 7,475.00 117,674.50 27,412.43
TRANSFERS & BALANCES 11,857,578.68 1,164,905.96 746,729.64 1,646,559.89 28,562.43
NOTICE OF TAX FOR
SCHOOL CAPITAL OUTLAY
The Gulf County School Board will soon
consider a measure to impose a .810 mill
property tax for the Capital Outlay Projects
This tax is in addition to the School Board's
proposed tax of 7.208 mills for operating ex-
penses and iS proposed solely at the discre-
tion of the School Board.
The Capital Outlay Tax will generate ap-
proximately $437,733.00 to be used for the
Maintenance, Renovation, and Repair
Motor Vehicle Purchases
Purchase Two (2) School Buses
New and Replacement Equipment
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 27 19910
Thomas Secures 5 Prisons for Panhandle
This column is provided as a service of the Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc., a professional counsel-
ing and mental health center. It is not intended to replace psychological counseling or treatment ser-
My husband and ,I are experi-
encing a problem with our five
,year old daughter. For the past
two weeks, she seems to be preoc-
cupied with being in constant
contact with us. She strongly
objects to being dropped at day
care. Bedtime is a chaotic experi-
ence, with insistence on sleeping
with us, and she seems,to be
obsessed with clinging to us.
'Our home was flooded by last
year's tropical storni and immedi-.
ately afterward she began to dis-
play this behavior. However it
subsided in about two weeks. Her
overly possessive attitude resur-
faced almost the same day as the
anniversary of the flood. Please
tell us how we can restore her
It sounds as though your-
daughter is experiencing a very
common reaction to a catastroph-
'ic event. Children in her age
group are very concerned with,
having the security afforded by
their parents. A traumatic event.
such as the flood, affects beliefs
concerning possible parent-child
separation, thus threatening their
security. An anniversary reaction
is also a very common reaction.
Listed below are some of the
things you might try to help her
overcome her separation -anxi-
. 1) Execute extra efforts to assure
your child that you will always be
available if she should need you.
2) Talk openly about the disaster
and stress the family's tri-
umphant survival. ',
3) Be more permissive to the
child's clinging behavior, remem-
bering this behavior is directed,,
not towards ,attention-seeking,
b.ut is an effort to secure a. guar-
antee of security. A gradual wean-
ing from this level of permissive-
ness is possible once the undesir-
able behaviors have subsided.
4) If these efforts are not success-
ful, you might consider contacting'
a local mental health facility.
: Tese facilities are staffed by pro-
fejsionals who are trained in
counseling survivors of disasters.
John A. Ray. M.S.
Note: Please address yourqgws-
tions and comments to:
Dear Counselor, 311 Williams.
Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
Names and addresses are option-
al and will remain confidential.
Letters may be edited for length.
Urgent, inquiries and requests
for :professional counseling
should be directed by phone to
High school and community
college students who want to at-
tend Florida State University. the
University of Florida, or Bethune-
Cookman College, but lack the
funds to do so, are encouraged to
contact the Southern Scholarship
The Foundation awards
scholarships to capable, motivat-
ed and financially strapped stu-
dents. The Foundation does not
award cash scholarships. In-
stead, a scholarship recipient Is
.. offered,. the opportunity.- to. live
rent-free in one of the Founda-
tion's 20 scholarship houses.
In addition to rent-free hous-
ing. a student's financial burden
is further reduced by participat-
ing in the Foundation's coopera-
tive living program where stu-
: dents pool their available money
to cover expenses for food and
utilities. The average expense per
student is $550 each semester.
During the 1995-96 academic
year, the financial burden for
each of the Foundation's 348 stu-
dents will be reduced by approxi-
matelv $4,800 by living in a
scholarship house. According to
the Foundations President, Jo-
seph Mizereck. "We are looking
for eager young people of high
moral character who would not
be able to attend college or would
experience major financial strug-
gles while attending college with-
out the Foundation's help."
Interested students request
an application by writing to:
Southern Scholarship Founda-
tion. 322 Stadium Drive, Talla-
hassee, FL 32304; or by calling
Sen. Pat Thomas
Senator Pat Thomas, D-
Quincy, was pleased to announce'
recently that the Department of
Corrections has chosen the fol-
lowing new'prison sites in North
Florida: one 1,200 bed prison in
Franklin County; a 260 bed work
camp in Graceville; a 260 bed
work camp adjacent to the Wa-
kulla Correctional Institute; a $3
million single cell dorm at Apa-
lachee Correctional Institute in
Sneads; and a 1,200 bed annex
to the Taylor Correctional Insti-
. "Each of these new facilities
will bring jobs to the local com-
munities and surrounding areas,"
said Senator Thomas. "At a time
When our part of Florida has been
devastated by the effects of the
recently imposed net ban, these
Florida Agriculture Commis-
sioner Bob Crawford recently crit-
icized the South Florida Water
Management District for propos--
ing a nearly 19 percent Increase
'in its operating budget for the
In an era ofbelt-tightening by
the federal, state and most local
governments. Crawford claimed
that the proposed $348.1 million
budget underscores the need for
reform among Florida's water
"It's incomprehensible to me
how anyone can Justify this
amount- of increase,"! Crawford
said. ,"Most state agencies-
including ours-will be getting by
with less. resources in the future
than we're, receiving now." ,
Under the proposed budget
unveiled by the South Florida
Water Management, District last
week, property taxes imposed by
the district would increase by,
roughly 25 percent. Although it
will be subject to a July public
hearing, a final decision on the
budget' will be made by district
members arid not any elected
"This is but another example
of why I believe these districts
need greater accountability"
Last April, Crawford proposed
sweeping changes in state water
STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
NOTICE OF INTENT TO FIND THE GULF COUNTY
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS) IN
COMPLIANCE DOCKET NO. 95SI-NOI-0623-(A)-(I)
The Department gives notice of its intent to find the Amend-
ment(s) to the Comprehensive Plan for Gulf County, adopted by
Ordinance No. 95-04 on April 25, 1995, IN COMPLIANCE,
pursuant to Sections 163.3184, 163.3187 and 163.3189, F.S. The
adopted Gulf County Comprehensive Plan Amendmenf(s) and the
Department's Objedtions, Recommendations and Comments
Report, (if any), are available for public inspection Monday through
Friday, except for legal holidays, during normal business hours, at
the Gulf County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, 1000 Fifth Street, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456.
Any affected person, as defined in Section 163.3184,'F.S., has
a right to petition for an administrative hearing to challenge the pro-
posed agency determination that the Amendment(s) to the Gulf
County Comprehensive Plan are In Compliance, as defined in Sub-
section 163.3184(1),'F.S. The petition must be filed within twenty-
one (21) days after publication of this notice, and must include all of
the information and contents described in Rule 9J-1 1.0.12(7), F.A.C.
The petition must be filed with the Agency Clerk, Department of
Community Affairs, 2740 Centerview Drive, Tallahassee, Florida
32399-2100, and a copy mailed or delivered to the local govern-
ment. Failure to timely file a petition shall constitute a waiver of any
right to request an administrative proceeding as a petitioner under
Section 120.57, F.S: If a petition is filed, the purpose of the adminis-
trative hearing will be to present evidence and testimony and for-
ward a recommended order to the Department. If no petition is filed,
this Notice of Intent shall become final agency action.
If a petition, is filed, other affected persons may petition for
leave to intervene in the proceeding. A petition for intervention must
be filed at least five (5). days before the final hearing must include
all of the information and contents described in Rule 60Q-2.010,
F.A.C. A petition for leave to intervene shall be filed at the Division
of Administrative Hearings, Department of Management Services,
1230 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1550. Fail-
ure to petition to intervene within the allowed time frame constitutes
a waiver of any right such a person has to request a hearing under
Section 120.57, F.S., or to participate in the administrative hearing.
-s-Charles G. Pattison, Director Department of Community Affairs
Division of Resource Planning and Management
2740 Centerview Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100
Publish July 27, 1995
policy to the Water Management
District Review Commission. 'In
that proposal,. Crawford asked
*4Budgets, personnel rules,.
travel and purchasing policies of
the fiye districts be routinely re-
viewed and approved by the Leg-
Property tax rates imposed-
by the districts be frozen dt their
current levels unless the Legisla-
ture approves specific Increases
in the future; and,
A nine-member State Water
Commission-appointed by the
Governor, Cabinet members,
House Speaker, and Senate Presi-
dent-be established to review
rules and policies of the water
management districts to. ensure
consistency in water policy
throughout the state.
new jobs are welcome indeed. The
money which will be generated by
the construction and operation of
these prisons will give some sta-
ability to the local economies. I am
grateful to the Department of Cor-
rections for their cooperation in
our time of need."
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Florida Has Its
Own Brand of
,Officials Still Fear Possibilities
of California Action Spreading
COLOR BLIND FLORIDA EASIER
It will b.e a lot easier for Florida's university system to make Its affir-
mative action programs colorblind along lines suggested by U.S. Supreme
Court decisions this summer than it will be for California which last week
dropped race as a hiring criterion in its nine-college public system.
California, as usual, went further than most states in attracting
minority students and hiring minority faculty. It had quotas and caps and
was, frankly, more intrusive and discriminating against whites in open-
ing the doors of its higher education system than Florida.
Another key difference is that Florida and other southern states
retained their historical black colleges such as Florida A&M University at
These colleges greatly expanded minority access to a higher educa-
tion and Florida went even further, funding this year, for instance, two
predominantly black private colleges--Bethune Cookman at Daytona
Beach and David Waters at Jacksonville-to the tune of $2 million.
After the California Board of Regents vote last week, Florida univer-
sity leaders rushed to promise they would continue to aggressively recruit
black students and professors. It will be interesting to see what their
reaction will be when their rather lukewarm affirmative action programs
are challenged in court.
Florida State Chancellor Charles Reed said he saw the California
action as a "political platform" for Gov. Pete Wilson' in his campaign for
the GOP presidential nomination. FAMU President 'Frederick Humphries
said it was a "terrible mistake" and he didn't think Florida would follow
"Fortunately, we have a diverse, bipartisan Legislature," said Florida
State University President Sandy D'Alemberte, a liberal firebrand former
House member and Florida Bar Association president.
Florida IS different than California. It has a'large group of Hispanic
Republican lawmakers, some favoring affirmative action, and also many
rural Democrats who traditionally oppose it. California is more split along
party lines on the issue.
But higher education officials-already frightened by, California's
property tax rollback laws that spread to other states like wildfire-'
sounded like they were whistling by a' graveyard late last week.
Of course, the move to take race out of affirmative action is going to '
come to Florida. So what? It doesn't mean preferences can't be given to
veterans, the elderly, the social-economic or physically disadvantaged
and many other legitimate reasons.
referential treatment just can't be based solely. on race anymore.
WATCH OUT FOR THOSE POLLS
Look for some special advocacy poll to come out right soon now say-
ing a majority of the American people favor affirmative action based on
race. You can count on it but you'd better consider the source of the poll
and how it is conducted and interpreted.
A widely reported poll broadcast by ABC that more than 80 percentt
of the angry white men sampled opposed hiring preferences, for women
and minorities. What ABC didn't report was that the same poll showed
77-79 percent of white women opposed preferential hiring by gender and
race also. It is known as selective reporting.
Add the' number of minorities including blacks themselves who want
to succeed on their own merit, not on government handout, and you
have overwhelming opposition to affirmative action on purely racial
You're not going to get information like that. however, in your average
big city liberal yahoo daily newspaper.
What you will see are many ,skewed untrustworthy polls taken by
advocates (including government agencies) looking for tax financing by
everybody else for their special interest programs.
PEOPLE ARE ENDANGERED SPECIES TOO
City folk in California are expected to vote the mountain lion off that
state's endangered species list because of a rash of fatal attacks by the
big cats on (would you believe) city folk.
Yep, the protected mountain lions-panthers to Floridians-one of
nature's fiercest predators, have been picking off joggers, children, pets
or any other good-tasting quarry right in town limits. So the latest polls
say the California legislature is going to let hunters go after the maraud-
ing lions again.
The phenomenon is called perspective. City, folk in. California, of
course, knew very little about panthers when. swayed by bleeding heart.
environmentalists, they voted a ban on hunting panthers. Few of them
knew or cared about the ranchers who opposed the "ban either. But
presto, all that seems to have changed, now that newspapers are fill of
stories of mountain lion attacks on not just people, but city folk people.
The situation is somewhat like Florida's ban on commercial fishing,
sponsored by environmentalists and sports fishermen. City folk really
didn't know or care much about the ancient fishing industry. Now they
are discovering that a whole class of people are being put out of work and
worst-maybe on the public dole-and the cost of seafood they eat them-
selves is going up.
It's interesting to note that another Florida nature brouhaha' Isn't
unfolding very well either. Neither environmentalists nor the Florida for-
est industry is satisfied with federal efforts to protect the red-cockaded
woodpeckers found predominantly in the Apalachicola National Forest in
Timbermen claim the plan which bans the cutting of trees near wood-
pecker nests is pushing housing costs up for Americans and putting lum-
bermen and loggers out of work. Environmentalists claim it isn't enough.
They contend too much commercial foresting is still allowed and want a
return to the old untouched early growth forest ecosystem when wood-
peckers were numerous and people were scarce.
This issue is going to get even more complicated, because of one of
the U. S. Supreme Court's usual befuddling rulings that the Endangered
"S' species Act covers not only the national forests and parks, but also pri-
vately owned land. More government intrusion into the lives of citizens, of
Here's the Capitol News Round-Up
FLORIDA SETS NEW ADOPTION RULE
TALLAHASSEE (WNS) The State Supreme Court set a precedent last
week when it ruled unmarried men forfeit any right to challenge adop-
tions of their children if they failed to give financial and/or emotional sup-
port to the women who had them.
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In the 5-2 decision, the court said Pompano Beach house painter
Gary Bjorklund, who was convicted of a rape in 1977, could not take 3-
year-old Baby Emily from her Fort Lauderdale adopted parents, Steve
and Angel Welsh. Bjorklund had sued for them. claiming the mother
(Linda Benco of Boca Raton) put the baby up for adoption at its birth
without his consent.
The Florida decision came in the face of cases in Illinois and Iowa in
which state supreme,courts ruled in favor of biological fathers seeking to
obtain custody of their adopted children.
The U. S. Supreme Court refused to review either of those cases, but
'BJorklund's attorney Steven Pesso said the Florida ruling will be appealed
National children advocates praised the Florida decision and said it
would impact custody cases in other states.
"It's a real victory," said Annie Rose, executive director of a Michigan
organization named "Hear My Voice."
Paul, Upton, attorney for Steve and Angel Welsh, said it was "a won-
derful decision for adoptive parents around the country."
GRUESOME SEX BILL: State Senr, Pat Thomas, D-Quincy, has co-
authored a bill for the 1996 Legislative session to make committing sex
on a dead person a crime. It comes after a 17- and 22-year-old were
charged in Leon County with killing,; the mother of the teenager and
throwing her body down a well.
An autopsy revealed the mother was raped after she was beaten to
death. The 22-year-old confessed to it, but authorities found there was no
law in Florida statutes covering a rape. of a dead body.
"It is an unconscionable crime. I'm happy to sponsor the legislation
and I think it will pass overwhelmingly," Thomas said.
CHAIN GANG SLAVERY: That's the opinion of a Polk Correctional
Institution prisoner who has filed an emergency petition with the Florida
Supreme Court in an attempt to block the return of chain gangs which
were authorized by the 1995 Florida Legislature.
He is McArthur Helms-El. an inmate serving a life term for sex crimes
who says in his petition that chain gangs are unconstitutional for current
prisoners because it would exceed the punishment decided on by judges
at their tria.s.
Ntd SUNDAY BEEICRSALES: The Madison County Commission passed
an ordinance banning the sale of beer on Sunday in the county without
,a dissenting vote. The ordinance was passed at the request of Sheriff Joe
Peavy who said it was needed in order to enforce an earlier prohibition of
Sunday beer sales passed by the commission.
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1995 PAGE 5B
The First Pentecostal Holi-
ness Church of Port St. Joe wel-
comes Reverend Gus Carpenter
as its new pastor. He will reside
in the church parsonage along
with his wife, Mary, and daugh-
ters, Jessica, Collette and Milli-
cent. The Carpenter's also have a
married daughter, .Angela Lamm,
who lives in Nederland, Texas.
Reverend Carpenter began
his ministry in 1986 at Milligan
serving as associate to Reverend
Dorland Barnhill. Since that time,
he has served as pastor to two
other congregations. While at his
last pastorate, a Christian school
was founded and is still in opera-
tion. After leaving this pastorate
in 1992, they' travelled as evan-
gelists ministering in Florida, Ala-
bama, Ohio, Missouri, Arkansas,
and Texas. They also travelled to
Mexico and Sicilia working with
"Christ is the Answer" missions
Since the spring of 1994,
they have been members of the
Apalachicola Pentecostal Holiness
"Church where he served as asso-
late to Reverend -Ronald Jack-
Reverend Carpenter is look-
ing forward to having a communi-
ty-minded ministry at the Port St.
Joe First Pentecostal Holiness
Church. He, believes that the
"Truth will set men free." His
message is simply that the un-
compromised Word of God,
preached with love to all men and
women, has the power to change
, The congregation of the First
Pentecostal Holiness Church is
happy to have the Carpenters in
Port St. Joe. A covered dish
luncheon will be served in the fel-
lowship hall immediately follow-
ing the morning worship service
on July 30 to welcome the Car-
penter family. Everyone is invited
lanta. More changes were still to
come, however, and John
changed to the conservative As-
bury Seminary in Wilmore, Ken-
tucky. After four years there, he
was ordained as a minister of the
gospel. He also received a schol-
arship to Asbury and it's benefac-
tor was a man of the exact same
name, as his step-falther, the be-
loved R. B. Middleton!
John's hobbies are fishing
and .fast cars. My son came home
and asked me if I had seen the
preacher's new license tag. "It
said," explained Beau, "REV-
JFK". Since John also likes rac-
ing cars, I don't know if it means
REVEREND' JFK or Rev-it-up
Rev. and Mrs. Gus Carpenter
Meet JFK-New Wewa United
Methodist Church Minister
Come Find Out What All the Excitement Is at 2247 Hwy. 71
(1/10 mile north of Overstreet Road)
The Church of Christ
in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your life.
Sunday School ,............ 10 a.m. CDT
Worship Service .......... 11 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m.
New Life Christian Center Church
YY Sixth Street (Union Hall Building)
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Johnny Jenkins, Jr. Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11;00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
(1st and 3rd Sunday Nights)
Wednesday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
S"'We .Are Covenant People' p
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
REV. BILL WHITE, PASTOR:
.' 2420 Long Ave. .
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Port St. Joe's "Port of Victory"
Sunday School ....... ..... ...................... 10 a.m.
Morning Worship ....................................11 a.m.
Sunday Evening ................................. p.m.
Wednesday Evening ..................................7 p.m.
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
J.. 7:30 and 11:00 a.r. (ET)
Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
823 N. 15th Street
Sunday Bible Study (all ages)................9:00 CST
Morning W orship.................................... 10:00 CST
Evening Worship.......................................... 6:30 CST
Wednesday Bible Study (all ages) ...........6:30 CST
H l lo,-
Wi (I_ J _s)^A [. U [i*5J *1 *i______
Chapel Lane Overstreet* Phone 648-8144
Bro. Harold J. McClelland, Jr., W.L. Trem
Sunday School ................................... ... 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship........................................... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ............................................ 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening ....................................... 7:00 p.m.
S I'^ FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
-? g CHURCH
kn 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
00 IT' SUNDAY WORSHIP..........................10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL...................11 a.m.
ftU S *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
by Linda Whitfield
Rev. John F. Kramer, his
wife, Nancy, children, Stephanie
and Matthew have 'just moved to
Wewahitchka to begin a ministry
in the United Methodist Church.
The Kramers come to Wewahitch-
ka from Marianna, having served
a church there and one at Com-
Reverend Kramer is the son,
of Jack.and Ada Kramer. Sadly,
his father died before John was
born and he was reared by his
mother. After his mother's death,
just out of high school, John was
offered a home by R. B. and Jo
Middleton, his newly adoptive
parents. Both R. B. and Jo are
ministers of music in the Baptist
S.John was .a 1965 graduate
from Mississippi College with a
bachelor of science degree in
Business Administration. After
working at JC Penny's in Saraso-
ta,, South East Bank in Miami
and Savings and Loan in Fort
Myers, John had a feeling that he
St. Joe Assembly
"Appointed, a dynamic ten
member worship team from
Southeastern College in Lake-
land, will be in concert at St Joe
Assembly of God on Sunday, July
30 at 6:30 p.m.
Members of "Appointed' have
served as worship leaders and
was not in the profession that he
was meant to be In. While taking
Shis brother to college his first
day, Reverend Kramer kept talk-
ing about "what I am going to do,"
Setc. Finally, his younger brother
said, "It sounds like you're living'
for yourself instead of the Lord."
John then prayed for guidance
and the rest you might say is his-
John married his sweetheart,
Nancy, in 1981 In New Port Ri-
chey with Reverend -Dick Blan-
chard officiating. You might know
that he is, the, composer of the
beautiful hymn, -Fill My Cup,
Lord". Their marriage has been.
blessed by two beautiful children.
While working at New Port Rl-
chey, John continued to work but
yet the Lord kept tugging at his.
heart. "What do you want me to
do, Lord? "Stay or go?" If 1 ti'm to
go, how will I pay for seminaryy"
John thought. The way was made,
clear. He was offered a full schol-
arship at Chandler School of The-
ology at Emory University in At-
*,- '. .. .' .'*,. y .. *V -. ,
provide special music at youth
camps, street outreaches and
churches in the southern, north-
-emrn and central states. Many lives
have been changed as a result of
the "Appointed' groups ministry,
telling of the love and grace they
have found in Jesus Christ.
Pastor Jeff Scalf and the St.
Joe Assembly of God' family invite
everyone to come and experience
the ministry., A nursery will be
In ten years, John sees him-
self "in a living church in Wewa-
hitchka". He and his family have
fallen in love with our area and
have a real love for the people
here. He says they are friendly
and warm. He's already received
many blessings since his arrival.
We have too.
The members of Philadelphia
Primitive Baptist Church and Mt.
Zion Primitive Baptist will be in
fellowship on Sunday, July 30 at
Elder R. B. Ivey of Panama
City will be the presider and
St.Joe Assembly of qGod
309 6th Streets*Port St. Joe
Sunday School ...........10:00 am
Morning Worship, Service........11:00 am
Sunday Evening Service ..........6:30 pm
Wednesday Bible Study............ 7:00 pm
t.Empoweredby 'The Spiritt
United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
1 Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday School 10 a.m.
Morning W orship ....................................... 11 a.m .
Evening Worship .... .. 6 p.m.
T 7' rI I
10 a.m. Sun
7 p.m. Wed
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Minister: Tom Skipper. 229-8310
11 a.m. Sunday
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue J
SWe Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUDY 9:45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP ........... 7:00 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP...............11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
CHURCH TRAINING...................5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
CURTIS CLARK MARK JONES
Pastor Minister of Music
J "First United Metfwhodist Churchi
S 1,11 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church....................9:00 a.m. CT
Church School....................10:00 a.m. CT
Dr. Loule Andrews, Pastor John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am 12 noon CT
( g Constitution .n Monument
THE UNrrITED METOISTCHWURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ......... 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship ........... 5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Wednesday.......... 7:30 p.m.
Summer Promise participants.
Comes To An End
Summer Promise is a youth.
program which is a community
project for Port St. Joe, supported
by St. James Episcopal Church
and the Ministerial Association of
Port St. Joe.
The staff and youth wish to
thank Paula Pendarvis for giving
her time in a wonderful program
for the youth of our community.
A great time was had by all.'
The photo above was taken
during their field trip to Panama
City .to see "Casper". Their final
field trip will be Friday, July 28.
They will be going to Shipwreck
Island for their summer close out.
Thanks to all who' were in-
volved with the Summer Promise
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" ''
I -' -
first Baptist Ciurci
'102,THIRd STREET .'PORT-ST. JOEi
- Sunday School 9:45 ar .
Worship 11:00 am
Disciple Training....I............. 6:00 pm ,
I Evening Worship.................. 7:00 pmr,
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...7:00 pm i'
', .. t -J ... 1 1
Minister of Music & Youth-
Practical sermons for the lifestyle you live
July 30 "Take This Job and Love It"
August 6 "Raising Kids Without Raising
Your Blood Pressure"
August 13 "How to Defeat Depression"
August 20 "Detours on the Path to our Dreams"
Grace Baptist Church
Rev. Marty Martin Pastor
Pastor's Study 229-9254
Presently meeting in the First Union Bank Building
SMonument Avenue, Port St. Joe
Sunday Worship 10:00am and 6:00pm
Call for times and details of other opportunities
THE STARPORT ST. JOE 1995
Medical Dispatchers Trained
while they wait for help to arrive.
Gulf County's 911 Coordina-
tor, Marshall Nelson told The Star
that certified emergency dispatch-
ers coupled \ith Gulf Countys
911 emergency response phone
system will dramatically enhance
emergency medical service to the
On Monday and Tuesday of
this week emergency ihedical dis-
patchers and correctional officers
of the Gulf County Sheriffs Office
and Port St.' Joe Police Depart-
ment along with .EMS Director
Shane McGuffin and a few partic-
ipants from .area agencies re-
ceived specialized EMD/Crisis
Jody White of Power Phone,
Inc. is conducting the :training
seminar which will provide valua-
ble training to dispatchers., who
are in actuality, the first on the
scene to save lives and provide
improved public safety service to
our citizens and responders when
Emergency 911 calls are received.
White told dispatchers that
the four to six minutes between
the time a call is received via 911
and EMT's and paramedics arrive
on the scene is "their time".
"What you do during this
time frame can be the difference
between life and death for victims
during an emergency," he said.
Dispatchers were .trained in
proven techniques in breaking
hysteria thresholds, handling
multiple calls, life-saving pre-
arrival medical instruction, re-
sponder safety enhancement, lia-
bility and legal issues, plus other
* methods to allow responders to
arrive at the scene better pre-
Power Phone, Inc. will provide
each attendee with the Dispatch-
er's Medical Desk Reference Man-
ual, a quick-tab flip chart manual
designed to provide specific
guidelines in ascertaining the na-
ture and .priority of a medical
Using the manual Emergency
Medical Dispatchers can assist
callers with pre-arrival instruc-
tion and first aid techniques,
Officer of Year
Sergeant Michael Bailey has
been named Correctional -Officer
of the Year at Gulf CorrecUonal
Institution by Superintendent
A resident of Wewahitchka,
Sergeant Bailey has been with the
Department of Corrections for five
years, three of which have been
at Gulf Correctional Institution.
Bailey is the Outside Grounds
Sergeant and is responsible for
the grounds beautification pro-
gram and the farming program at
the institution. He Is a member of
the K-9 Squad, is active In FCCD
and has worked in the Toys for
Tots program. ,
Jody White, of Power Phone, Inc., leads a Crisis Communication training session.
group of emergency dispatchers in a train- Emergency Services Director Marshall Nel-
ing session for E-911 personnel in an EMD son looks on in the rear.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-41
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County. Florida. will receive sealed bids from any
person. company, or corporation Interested in sell-
tng the Couinty the following described personal
3 I (One) ton. 12 Passenger V.arns
2 W1.eel Dne
A/C. P/S. P/B
Delivery Da'e. ASAP
For any additional Information. call 229-8944
Delivery Date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit or, specified date will be set at $25.00 per
SPlease Indicate on envelope that this Is a
.: Sealed Bid. the Bid Nirmber. and what the bid is
r. Bids will be received until 5;00 o'clock. P.M .
Eastern Time. August 8. 1995. at the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court. Gulf County Court-
house. 1000 Fifth Street. Pon St. Joe. Florida
32456 The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY /s./Michael L Hammond. Chairman
21c. July 20 & 27. 1995
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-42
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
Count). Florida will receive sealed bids from any .
person. company. or corporation Interested In sell-
ing the County the following descnbed personal
S property .
One (I) 36 x 48' Pre-Eigrneered. Metal
S" Building to be placed at the Highland ilew
Fire Deparnmeit. Speclllcations can be ob-
S larned from the Gulf Cotity Planning/
building Departmenet at the Gulf Country
Courthouse. or 1(9041 229-8944.
S Deliwerv- Dte rmiust be pecified
S Liquidated damages" for failure to deliver
u ;,r oil spec.lled dale will be seat $2500 per
Please Indicate on envelope that this is a
Sealed Bid. the Bid Number. and what the bid is
BEds %ill be received uinul 5 00 oclck. P M..
S Eastern Time. Augist 8. 19915. at the Ollce of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court. Culf County Court-
house. 1000 Fifth, Street. Port St. Joe. Florida
. 32456. The Board reserves the night to reject ani)
a. d all ind.-
BOARD OF COLUN-N COMMISSIONERS
CiGLF COLiUNTY FLORIDA
BY: /s/Mlchael L Hammond. Chairman
S, 2c. Jul 20 & 27. 1995
PUBLIC NOTICE OF ACTION AND SEIZURE
1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR
il-Th NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
PANALMA CliTY DIVISION
"I TUNITD STAiTE; OF AMERICA
SONE 71 LI.A STEEL HULL SAILING KETCH
ST'LE \'SSEL KNOWN AS IlE 'PEGASUS'
S, HLL 1991 M-71. REG 1822. INCLUDING
TACKLE. APPAREL AND RADIO EQUIPMENT
NOTICE OF ARREST
Noute L hereby giet, that the United States of
America on December 5,. 1994. filed ani Amended
Vei-iled C:mpaiinnt and Ame.iled Warrant pursu.
ant to 21 U.S.C. g 81 Ia) (4). for the forfeiture of
the defendait ONE 71" LOA STEEL HULL SAIL-
ING KETCH STYLE VESSEL KNOWN AS THE
"PEGASUS' HULL I 1991-M-71. REG. I 1822.
INCLUDING TACKLE. APPAREL AND RADIO
EQUIPMENT, wrhch was seized onm or about May
12. 1994. in Gulf County. Florids. All claimants
to this proper, minst file their claims pursuant to
S' Rule C .f r'he 5,,pplemei.aal Rles of Certain Admi-
lityv aild MN-liume Claims withiii |10) Jays from
the dtle of iubliicauoi. of ihis Notice. or within tLei
1101 is af nc tl notice ,of this action. whichever
,:tr fir 1-t.L iand miiu-t erue amd file their aister.
withi-in Isenir 1201 da\s at'e tdie filliz of the claim
All such claims and answers must be filed
wui1 she OITice of the Clerk. United States District
Ci.uii. 100 N. Palafox StreeL Pensacola. Flonda
32501. with a copy hereoff sent to Assistant Unit-
ed States Attorney Robert D. Stinson. at 315
South Calhoun Street. Suite 510. Tallahassee. FL
P MICHAEL PATTERSON
United States Attorney
/s/ ROBERT D STINSON
Assistant United States Attorney
S3c. July 27. August 3 & 10. 1995.
NOTICE TO BID
The Port St. Joe Garden Club Is accepting bids to
completely remove old roof/roofs and replace same
with new roof according to Historic Preservation
Speclilcauons. Building located on 8th Street.
Please send bids to 909.10th Street. Port SL Joe,
or direct questions to 229-6005. This project must
be completed by August. 1996. Bids accepted
through August 15th.
Itc. July 27. 1995.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
I Project Retrofit for Technology
2. Location' Wewahitchka Elementary School
408 River Road
Wewahltchka. Florida 32465
3. OwneA. The Gulf County School Board
502 Nlles Road
Port St. Joe. Florida 32456
4 Engineer. Ingley. Campbell. Moses. Schmidt
& Associates. Inc.
245 East Intendencia Suret
Pensacola. Florida 32501
5. Indhidual sealed bids In duplicate will be
received at the Oficc of the Gulf County
School Board. 502 Nfles Road. Port SL Joe.
Florida. up to 2-00 PM, Local Time. August 24.
1995 and will be read aloud at this time.
Proposals will be presented to the Owner for
acceptance or rejection.
6. Certtfied Band fur not less than 5% of the
amount of bid including alternates, must
accompany the proposal.
7. The OuOner reserves the right to accept or
S reject any or all bids and waive lechnlcalitles.
8. Performance. Labor and Material Bond. and
Workman s Compensation Insurance will be
required of the successful Bidder.
9. Drawings. Specifications. Contractual Docu-
ments. Bid Forms and any other detailed
InstrUCLlons will be on file at-
a. Engineer's Office
S b. F. W. Dodge Division
McGraw-Hill Information Systems Company
201 South "F" Street
Pensacola. FL 32501
c F W. Dodge Division
McGraw-Hill Inlformaton Systems Company
131 1 Executie Center Drive
Suite 108. Ellis Building
Tallahassee. FL 32301
10. Plans and Project Manual may be procured by
General Contractors upon a deposit of One
Hundred Ffl'tv (l150.00) per set This deposit
will be rertinded to each General Contractor
who submits a bona fide Proposal and returns
:. all bidding documents In good condition
within five days after bid date. Any person or
firm aho retains these documents longer than
this stipulated time shall forfeit this deposit
Addluonal copies may be obtained by General
Contractors and copies for Subcontractors and
suppliers may be purchased for the cost of
Seventy-Five Dollars 1(75.00) per set plus
postage. Partial sets will not be provided.
II Bidders shall be Contractors who are normally
engaged in construction and shall be licensed
as may be required under existing Federal.
State. and local laws. Only bids from qualified
Contractors will be considered. Special
quallfcations are required for structured
cabling system contractors.
12 Bid shall be a lump pnce with alternates as
listed Segregated Bids will not be accepted.
13 Before a bid is considered for award, the
Bidder may be requested by the Owner to
.,submit a statement regarding his previous
experience In performing comparable work. his
biiiness and technical organization. financial
resources and plant available to be used in
performitig the work. Submit evidence of
Squalfficardons with Bid Proposal.
14. A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting shall be held oii
August 8. 1995 at 2.00 PM. Local Time. ait
Aew-ahitchka Elementary School for all
FREE HEARING TEST
Set For '
GULF COAST HEARING AID
CENTER of Panama City will be
offering to anyone 55 or older a
free hearing test. If you have been
exposed to loud factory noise, if
people seem to mumble or you
ask people to repeat what they
have said, come see us at:
JAMES W. DAME
Hearing Aid Specialist
ST. JOE MOTEL
501 Monument Ave,
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3
9:00 AM.- 12:00 NOON
This is our regular monthly Service Center and we will service, anyone's
hearing aid free of charge. We have the lowest battery prices in the area.
Come in and try our service
concerned parties. Mandatory Site visits to
each building will be performed following the
15. Project Description:
The wiring of selected buildings at the school
for the networking of voice, data. and ldeo.
and the distribution of power to computer
Gregory A. Cook. RCDD
Ingley. Campbell. Moses, Schmidt & Assoc.
245 East IntendencJa Street
Pensacola. Florida 32501
B. Walter Wilde Superintendent
Gulf County School Board
502 Niles Road
Port St. Joe. Florida 32456
3tc. July 27. August 3 & 10. 1995.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-40
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
I One ton Panel Van (1994 or 1995 Model)
2.Seals In front only
Gasoline V-8 Engine
AutomaUc with Overdrive
Engine Oil Cooler
Transmission Oil Cooler
Any Color (White, If available)
Delivery Date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at 825.00 per
Please Indicate on envelope that this Is a
Sealed Bid, the Bid Number, and what the bid is
for. Bids will be received until 5:00 o'clock. P.M..
Eastern Time. August 8. 1995. at the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court. G4lf County Court-
house. 1000 Fifth Stree. Port St. Joe. Florida
32456..The.Board.ureservesthe-tright to reject any
and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: /s/Michael L. Hammond. Chairman
2tc. July 20 & 27. 1995
IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA. IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Marriage of
JAMES DAVID SAMS&
SANDRA GAIL SAMS.
Wife/Respondent. CASE NO. 95-221
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SANDRA GAIL SAMS
804 S. Broad Street
Alberville. Alabama 35950
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action
for dissolution of marriage has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses. If any. to this action on DAVID C.
GASKIN, ESQ.. Petitioner's attorney, whose ad-
dress is Post Office Box 185. Wewahllichka. Florida
32465. on or before the 25th day of August. 1995.
and file the original with the Clerk of this Court ei-
ther before service on plaintiffs attorney or Imme-
diately thereafter. otherwise a default will be en-
tered against you for the relief demanded in the
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court
on July24th. 1995.
/s/ Benny C. Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court
S4c. July 27 and August 3. 10 and 17. 1995.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-43
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person. company, or corporation Interested in con-
tracting with the County for the following:
Development of the CDBG Application for
funding of the White City Industrial Park
Facility. All questions should be directed
to Don Butler. Chief Administrator Gulf
County at (904) 229-8944.
Please Indicate on envelope that this is a Sealed
Bid. the Bid Number, and what the bid is for.
Bids will be received until Five o clock. P.M East-
ern Time. August 8th. 1.195. at the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court. Gulf County Court-
house. 1000 Fifth Street. Port St. Joe. Florida
32456. The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Donald Butler
2tc, July 27 and August 3, 1995.
Did You Know.0..
Some rip-off artists scan clas-
sified ads, check reward posters
and look for other notices of lost
pets. They then call the pet own-
ers and claim they have found
their animal in an out-of-town lo-
cation, and will return them if
sent about $150 to cover costs.
If you are asked for money to
recover a missing pet, arrange to
travel the location of the caller to
recover the animal. If that isn't
possible, ask the caller to deliver
the pet to the Sheriffs Depart-
ment or Humane Society, where
you can recover the animal. If you
have doubts about the truthful-
ness of the caller, call a law en-
Army Reserve Pvt. John R.'
Bennett has entered basic train-
- Ing at Fort Jackson, Columbia,,
During the eight weeks of
training, the soldiers will study
the Army mission, and will re-
ceive instruction in drill and cere-
monies, weapons, map reading.
tactics, military courtesy, military
JusUce. first aid, Army history
and traditions and special train-
Ing in human relations.
Bennett is the son of Margie
Palmer of Gainesville and James
H. Bennett of Port St. Joe.
Men and Boys
The New Covenant Church at
252 Avenue E in Port St. Joe is
hosting a Men and Boys Confer-
ence on Friday, July 28 and Sat-
urday, July 29.
Speakers scheduled to ap-
pear during the conference In-
clude Charlie Ward, NBA player;
Pastors Flavious Pittman, John
Anderson, James Kelly and son,
and Minister Kenneth Dennis.
Friday's meeting will be open
to the public. Everyone is cordial-
Saturday there will be work-
shops with a registration fee of
$15.00 for elementary and high
school age and $25.00 for adults.
For more information call
Summer Fun at
the G.C. Library
All area children, ages K 5th
'grade are invited to the Gulf
County Public Library in Port St.
Joe to enjoy a summer of reading,
movies, and games.
S The program is a weekly fea-
ture each Tuesday. Its theme is,
"Once Upon A Tale".
Tuesday, August 1, the ses-
sion will feature the video. 'Stor-
malong" and stories entitled,
Meanwhile Back At The Ranch.
Whoppers, Diane Goode Book of
Americal Folk Tales. John Henry.
and Johnny Appleseed.
The Florida Youth Library
Program is sponsored by the
State Library of Florida, North-
west Regional Library System and
your local Gulf County Library.
Harmon Realty, Inc.
BARBARA HARMON, Broker
Barbara Mannon, Sales Associate, 647-5004
Ann Six, Sales Associate, 229-639.2
Colorado Drive 100' x 1.58.33' lot.
C, Lot 9. $9,000.-
Long Avenue 120' x
tial, re. Close tc
BIk. 71,; Lots,13 & Z
Unit 14, BIk.
CORNER OF 14TH STREET & HIGHWAY 98 MEXICO BEACH 1
\ lR~ltty & 4xrt~ogage ompa"Ly/
Cape San Bias Office
HC 1, Box 357
Cape San Blas, Florida 32456
Don't miss this perfect family home just minutes from the beaches
andPort St. Joe. 3 bedroom/1 bath; Great room with fireplace,
formal dining, nice kitchen and beautiful sunrioom. $68,500.
White City: Be the envy of your friends or invite them over for a
swim in the pool. Serve therh catfish for dinner from the I acre
catfish pond located at the back of 5 acres. 4 bedroom/2.5 bath.
Listed several thousand dollars 'under appraised value. $90,000.
"Dr. O's", Cape Plantation home in the middle of three lots. 3
bedroom/2.5 bath, large loft overlooking the 16th hole of St. Joseph,
Country Club. Front door is custom made 'of leaded glass, brass
and mahogany. Satellite dish, sprinkler system .' $159,900.
Many other homes.& home sites available!
SALES & VACATION RENTALS
800-654-8689 or 904-229-2777
ELIJAH SIVIILEY 1VL B.A.
/ Attorney at Law
*incorporations -ummary irouDate
*Guardianship -Minors *Step Parent Adoptions
*Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
538 Harmon Ave.. Panama City
8'1JSINESS LAW WILLS REAL ESTATE BODILY INJURY ,
"THE HIRING OF A LAWYER IS AN IMPORTANT DECISION THAT SHOULD NOT BE BASED SOLELY UPON ADVERTISEMENTS. BEFORE YOU DECIDE, ASK US
: TO SEND YOU FREE WRITTEN INFORMATION ABOUT OUR QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE."
I PUBICfUNOTICES I
I PRMPT- CUREUS-COFDETAI
". I '
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. JULY 27. 1995
'92 Chevy 1/2 ton pickup, cold air,
auto, 4.3 V-6, $11,000 obo. 229-
9282 tc 7/27:
1995 GT white Mustang. fully loaded,
$1,500 cash rebate. Take over pay-
ments. 229-6859. Itp 7/27
1985 Ford A4 F150, 351. 80,000
" miles, a/c, a/t, $4.700. 229-6664.
'87 Subaru sedan, nice carl 5 speed.
$2.000 obo. 229-9882.
1993 Cadillac Sedan DeVille. 36.500
miles, squeaky clean, no dents.,
scratches, taupe color leather, fully
equipped. factory warranty. $22,500.
(904) 234-5990. 2tp 7/20
1978 15' Regal boat with motor, 1993
30 hp Johnson and trailer. $3.200.
Call 648-5329. 3tp 7/27
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE.
White City. anytime, 827-2902.
The Phantry Hotel. Rooms Private
baths. Daily or weekly rates. 302 Reid
Ave. Port St. Joe. 229-9000. tfe 7/6
Two I bedroom apartments, one 2
bdrm. trailer, one 2 bdrm. apartmentL
2 blocks from beach. Beacon Hill.
Reasonable. Call 912-246-1250 after
9 p.m.. days 904-574-7356. 3tc 7/20
Heritage Villas of Apalachicola now
leasing I. 2 & 3 BR apartments. in-:
cludes garbage pickup. located at 398
24th Ave.. Apalachicola. 904-653-,
9277. Equal Housing Opportunity.
New storage units on St. Joe Beach
behind the Gulf Sands Motel on,
Americus St. 5xl0's. 10xl0's. and
10x20's. Ask about our move-in spe-
cial. 227-7200 tfc 7/6
l Two bedroom trailer for rent, fur-
nished' or unfurnished. No pets. Call
647-5106. I tfc 7/6
MOSS CREEK APTS.. 904/639-'
* 2722. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments lo-
cated 200 Amy Circle. Wewahitchka.
FL. Rent starts at $275. Cen. air &
heat. blinds, carpeting, stove. refrig.
Equal Housing Opportunity. Hearing
Impaired number 904-472-3952.
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig.. cen. h&a. screen porch. car-
port & laundry rm.
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove
& refrig.. washer/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house. 1 1/2
ba.. Inside laundry rm, ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
SSmall 2 bdrm. 6ome. auto. heat &
air. washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment. washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
Warehouses, small and 'large, some
,with offce. suitable for _mall busi.
ness. 229-6200. tfc 7/6
No need for wet carpets. Dry clean
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away Rent machine. St. Joe Furni-
ture, 227-1251. tfce7/6
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tapper
Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable. hous-
ing for the elderly and the handi-
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy.
!efficient const.. handicapped equip-
ped apts.. available. Stove & refrig.
furn.. fully carpeted. I bdrm.. apts..
Equal Opportunity Housing Com-
plez. Rent is based on income.
This complex is funded by the Farm-
ers Home Administration and man-
aged by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
PINE RIDGE APTS., (904) 227-7451.
Rents starting at $245.00 per mo. Af-
fordable Living for low to middle in-
come families. Featuring 1, 2 & 3
bedroom apts. with cen. h&a. energy
saving appliances, patios & outside
storage. For hearing impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunity. tfc 7/6
*Yard Sale. Saturday. July 29. old
tools, truck, fish tank & stand. Mo
Midget parts, 22' camper trailer.
winch, old engines. Ig. oak round ta-
ble & 8 chairs. 5 miles north of PSJ
on Hwy. 71. 8 a.m. until. NO EARLY
SALES. ltc 7/27
Garage Sale: Sat.. July 29. 7208 Hwy.,
98. SL Joe Beach. 8 a.m. till.
Estate/Yard Sale: Contents of -large
house, 82 Hwy. 98. Mexico Beach. 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
July 28 and 29..
Inside Porch Sale. 201 Mississippi
Dr.. Mexico Beach. Baby Items.
clothes, collectible dolls and lots
more, too much to list. Located corner
of Florida Ave. & Miss. Dr., between
5th & 6th St.. Saturday. 7 a.m. I
Yard Sale: Women's clothes, baby
clothes, boys clothes, men's work
pants. and other Items. 304 lola St..
Oak Grove, Saturday. 8 till 2.
Garage Sale: Multi-family. 315-317
Beacon Rd.. Gulf Aire. Books. yard
plants. clothes and much more. Sat-
urday 8a.m. 2 p.m. Itp
Faith Christian School. 801 20th St..
Yard Sale. Saturday. 8 a.m. noon.
Rain cancels. Kenmore extra large air
Garage Sale: Saturday. July 29, from
8:00 a.m. to ? at 320 2nd St.. Wewa-
hitchka. Odds and ends. some baby
stuff. Itc 7/27
106 2nd Ave., Oak Grove, PSJ
HOURS: Tues. Sat. 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Children & Baby Items, New & used
MISC. ITEMS, Tools, crafts
furniture, etc. 4, 7.6
Bayside Lumber is now taking appli-
cations for yard man, truck driver
(Class D license). Apply at 322 Monu-
ment Ave. I tc 7/27
Dietary aide needed rotating shifts. 5
a.m. till 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. till 8:30
p.m. Good benefits, apply at Bay SL
Joseph care Center. 200 9th St. Port
St. Joe. Itc 7/27
Night security wanted immediately.
Apply in person. El Governor Motel,
Mexico Beach. No phone calls.
Bartender needed at Marie's Corner
Bar. corner Hwy. 71 & 386. Apply in
person. tfc 7/6
DRIVERS Top starting pay. pay for
experience, bonuses & benefits pack-
age. Assigned. late model equipment
you take home every 10-14 days. Dr.
school grads welcome. Must be 22 2/
1 yr. OTR/CDL-"A" Sign-on bonus
upon hirel Call 1 -800-633-0550. ext
BA-30. Irp 7/27
Front desk person. People' person
with organizational skills. Some week-
end -work. Computer knowledge a
plus. Send resume to: Anchor Realty.
SR I. Box 223. Port St. Joe, FL
.32456. tfc 6/29
SALES OPENING: Must have FL Real
Estate License. Week end hours re-
quired. Contact Parker Realty of Mexi-
co Beach. 648-5777.' tfc 7/6
LOOKING for mature individual to as-
sist Regional Vice President of Primer-
cla Financial Services. Take charge
and manage a portion of our multi-
'.faceted business. 'We offer high com-
mission Income potential., flexible
hours, many other pluses. Could start
part time. For Interview, call today.
648-8565 tfec 7/6
Bus Driver: The Gulf County School
Board Is receiving applications for a
School Bus Driver in Wewahitchka.
Interested persons should contact S.
M. Eubanks. Coordinator, Gulf
County School Board, 150 Middle
School Road. Port St. Joe. FL 32456.
227-1204 or 639-2242. Application
forms are available at the school office
or the School Board office. Transfer
requests will be considered. The suc-
cessful applicant must be fingerprint-
ed in accordance with Florida Stat-
utes. Cost for fingerprinting must be
paid by the job candidate. The appli-
cation deadline is 12:00 Noon. E.D.T..
August 1. 1995.
The Gulf County School Board is an
equal opportunity employer.
Higher Level Cleaning Service.
homes and condos. References availa-
ble. Call 227-1264. 2tc 7/27
Will keep children In my home on
St. Joe Beach, CPR certified. Mon-
,day Friday. Call 647-5648.
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday. 8:00 p.m.
:i L.. Thurs.. 8:00 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. meetings at Ist United
Methodist Chutrh. PSJ
r - - -
I St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. I
I Small Engine Repairs I
Factory Warranty Center
L .Tillers ( I
Chain Sows I
oEngine Sales V .
706 1st St. -St.Joe
L ,------------- -
Housecleaning, have excellent refer-
ences. Please call 227-2049. tfc 7/20
Piano Lessons, all ages/levels. Ex-
perienced teacher. $40/month. Mexi-
co Beach. 648-4592. tfce 7/6
Port St Joe Lodge No. 1 J
Reg. Stated Cormunicdeation
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month. 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall.
.214 Reid-Avd -
Bill Jordon. Sec.
..- pd. thr. 95
SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE STAR!
Involves NO Pressure.
located In Panama City, FL
FOSTER TREE &
SNo JobTooBig.... '
i.. .Or Too Small -
Jerry Foster FREE ESTIMATES *
Licensed & Insured 904/639-5368,
and BLOCK WORK
CLAYTON Sidewalks Patios Driveways
CONCRETE Concrete Pumping Services
25 Years Experience P.O. Box 13675
S' Total Pride Pest Control
Locally Owned and Operated
Donnie Matthews 648-3018
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
LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821
:Troy/built. Snapper. John Deere, Ku-
bota. Stihl. Hsquarvna. Sales and
Wewa Serenity Group, Presbyterian
Church. Hwy. 71. Al Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday
and Thursday at 7:00.
JUDY TAUNTON HARRELSON
538 N. Highway 71 Wewahlitchka
MOWING RAKING WEEDING
Serving Mexico Beach St. Joe,
Beach & Port St Joe
I. will Work for yOU!"
Mexico Beach, FL
BOB'S PAINT &
29, Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIALATES on Your BEJ Work
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
Cuts, Color. Frosting. Perms
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon",
311 Madison St.
Catherine L. Collier
Independent Sales Representative
211 Alen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
S .5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112
C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work. root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rf. 2, Box A1C, Port St. Joe
Average Stump $10.00
A-i Tree Service' & Stump Grinding
: Vickery Enterprises, Inc.
Specializing in Reroofs
Single-ply & Repair-s
"Where quality is higher than price"
[ *l ltfc 7,/i6
TLC LAWN SERVICE
cateringg to .4A Your Lann Service Need '
MOWING. EDGING. TRIMMING. SPRAYING.
FERTILIZING. WEEDING. CLEAN OUTS,
SPRINKLER REPAIR. AND LANDSCAPING
Call 229-6435 s
THE FASHION EXCHANGE
220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
New & Used Clothing
for tlie Entire Family.
Accensories and Misc. Items. s,
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
2 Port St. Joe
A GIFT SHOP for
CHILDREN OF ALL AGES.
Books .*Toys Etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone227-1636
LAWN & GARDEN I
Small Engine Repair
'* P Generators
328 IR.id Ave.
Will babysit in my, ho&e,, Monday
through Friday., all ages. 639-3340.
Faye's Nail &
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technician
1905 Long Ave.. Port St. Joe
Wolff Tanning System Call for Appt.
,, JOHN F. LAW
'.'" ..... LAWYER .
29 Years Experience
NO RECOVERY-***NO FEE
7229 Deerhaven Road, P.C. ,M,/6
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
-- Free Estimates
Pressure Washing Painting
Re-Screening Repair Work
CUSTOM FISHING RODS
'EXPERT ROD REPAIR
All Work Guaranteed ,
229-1063 Walt 102 Second Ave. Oak Grove
Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service
FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 410 Long Ave.
Office (904) 229-9292 P. O. Box 602
Home (904) 227-3230 t c6/29 'Port St. Joe, FL 32456
.----. --. i #3075
^ WATE GULF COAST
Nelson, Rainbird anrd Toro
INSTALLATION and REPAIR
Free Estimates and Design
Allen Norris 229-8786 Chuck Smith 229-8536.
Well Drilling & Pump Service
St. Lie. #3075
Croska Williamson P. 0. Box 1173
639-2548 tfc1/19 Wewahitchka, FL 32465
?Pet & Property Tetnders
Let us do the caring while you're away'
CARE IN YOUR HOME, SERVICE LOW AS $8.00 A DAY
by Joe and Marie Romanelli
Serving Port St. Joe & Surrounding Areas (904) 229-1065
FOR RENT I GARAGESALE
PAGE 8B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1995
Teacher Aide: The Gulf County
School Board is. receiving applications
for a Teacher Aide at Wewahitchka
Elementary School. Application are
available at the school. Persons hav-
ing applications on file in the School
Board office and wishing to be consid-
ered foi- this position must request to
have their application submitted. Ap-
plication should be sent to Mr. Jerry
Kelley, Principal, Wewahitchka Ele-
mentary School, 408 East River Road,
Wewahitchka, FL 32465. Application
deadline is July 27, 1995, 3:00 PM.
CT. The Gulf County School Board Is
an equal opportunity employer.
The Gulf County School Board is an-
nouncing a job opening for a School
Psychologist. The position will be for
Port St. Joe area schools. Applica-
tions are available at the School
Board office. Gulf County, School
Board is an equal opportunity em-
ployer, tfc 7/6
RN's and LPN's day or night shift
available. Apply in person, Bay St. Jo-
seph Care Center, 220 9th St., Port
St. Joe. tfc7/6
CNA's needed for all shifts. Training
available. Apply in person at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center, 220 Ninth St.,
Port St. Joe. tfc 7/6
POSTAL JOBS, Start $12.08/hr. For
exam and application info. call (219)
769-8301 ext. FL 515, 7 am 97 pm,
Sun.-Fri. 5tp 7/27
Couch and loveseat, $85 set. Two sets
to choose fr6m-one is grey uphol-
stered and the other is light green w/
wooden accents. Call 229-6343 after
Champagne colored bookshelf, excel-'
lent condition, $65. Call Petula. 229-
6563 ; Itp 7/27.
Don't throw your books away. Bring
.them to Variety Nook in Wewa and
trade them in. ,We trade two for one
equal price. Large variety to choose
from. Thurs.. Fri.. and Sat, 9 a.m. to
6 p.m. CT. tfe7/6
Don't miss bus & boat, 10 seats left,
fantastic price, 7 day Western Carib-
bean cruise, $643 or $703 per person
including port tax. 40 of your neigh-
bors signed up. Bus & Biloxi motel
enroute,'$105 per person. Call Neid-
hardt Travel Agency, 647-8823, reg.
with State of Florida as seller of travel
re. ST-20954. Itp 7/27
Cast net for sale, Call 229-8536.
Furniture for sale: Like new Broyhill
Early American twin size bed com-
plete w/mattress & springs w/
matching night stand, $325. Kroehler
occasional chair, $85. Antique wood-
en rocker w/detachable blue velvet
cushions, $95. If interested call
Katherine Player, 227-1315. ltp 7/27
Pearl necklace with matching earrings
$200; Pioneer CD player $50; 2 Tech-
nics EQ's, $30 each. Call 647-3366.
Christmas in July Sale. Mary Kay in
stock cosmetics on sale, 25% off.
Some items 40% off. Sale ends 8-1-
95. 909 10th St., 229-6005. ltp 7/27
JVC Compact Component system,
am/frm, dual cassette deck,, compact
disc (holds up to 5 discs), alarm clock
& remote control. It's in great condi-
toin, listened to about 10 times. WILL
ROCK THE HOUSE. Paid $800 for it
new Have had It approx. 8 months.
Asking $500 obo. Call 639-5645 and
leave a message. ltc 7/27
GE range, white with glass. door &
clock. Propane or natural gas, $250,
2 years old. Cherry table and four
chairs, $150. 229-8341. ltp 7/27
GE washer and Whirlpool dryer, like
new, less than 1 year old, $250 for
both. 647-3366. 2tc 7/20
Craftsman tools and Die Hard bat-
teries are available now at Western
Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-1105.
Western Auto Special. Computer spin
balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfe7/6
FREE: BIght lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Sunshine-Jr. Food Wewahitchka, Florida
Looking for several full and part time associates, committed
to learning and developing its expanding dell and store oper-
ations. We offer exciting new opportunities with above av-
erage salary and room for advancement. If you have the
ambition and would like to be a part of our fast pace growing
operation apply at:
Sunshine-Jr. Food Store #19, Hwy. 71 & Hwy. 22 (at the
light) Wewahitchka, Florida
An Equal Opportunity Employer tr, July, 95
Personalized skin care pro-
gram customized for your
skin type. Dermatologist-
tested. Call today for a
FREE consultation. Janis
Mary Kay Beauty Consul-
DOG GROOMING PLUS offers dip-
ping and bathing for your dog. We
also carry collars & leads. Boarding
available. Call 227-3611. tfc 7/6
VACATION TIME? PET SITTING IN
YOUR HOME by Joe and Marie Rom-
anelli. Call Pet & Property Tenders,
229-1065. tfe 8/3
Newly remodeled 2 BR house, Ig. spa-
cious rooms, din. rm., Ig. utility/3rd
BR, wood floors, screened front porch,
Ig. fenced backyard, w/tool shed. Lo-
cated on 8th St., PSJ. Call 229-8764
or 229-9070. 2tp 7/27
4 bedroom 2 ba. home on 2 lots, 128
Barbara Dr., Ward Ridge, $72,000.
Call 229-1088. 2tc 7/27
House for Sale: Newly renovated, 3
bedroom. 1 bath, Ig. modern kitchen,
many extras. 219 7th St. Call 229-
8909., l Itp 7/27
14x70' single wide mobile home, cen.
h&a, dishwasher, on 75'x150' lot at
229 Selma St.,' St. Joe Beach. Call
647-3611, leave message. 2tc 7/20
Very nice set up 46'x14' trailer, on 1.3
acres in White City. Back deck.
$22,000. Call 827-2937, 5 p.m. 9
p.m. 4tp 7/20
Two high and dry lots, 150'x150' to-
tal, front and back access, Barbara
Dr., Waril Ridge. 229-8525. 4tp 7/13
Bright and pretty with fresh paint &
new flower boxes, this 3 bdrm,, 2 ba.
stucco over block home is situated on
2 lots on the corner of Ponce de Leon
and Gerogia Ave. Back yard is en-
closed in chain link fence and has a
patio, fruit trees, and plenty of room
to play or perhaps grow some veggies.
$65,500. Contact owner at 647-8003
for more information. Itp 7/27
IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA. IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Marriage of
MICHAEL B. JOHNSON,
Wife/Respondent. CASE NO. 95-135
NOTICE OF ACTION
STO: KANDI JOHNSON
20240 Souder Street
Terris, California 92750
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action
for dissolution of mnarlriage has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to this action on DAVID C.
GASKIN, ESQ.,. Petitioner's attorney, whose ad-
dress is Post Office Box 185, Wewahltchka, Florida
32465, on or before the 11th day of August, 1995,
and file the original with the Clerk of this Court ei-
ther before service on plaintiffs attorney or Imme-
diately thereafter otherwise a default will be en-
tered against you for the relief demanded in the
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court
on July 7, 1995. '
BENNY C. LISTER. Clerk of Circuit Court
By, /s/ C. Bridges. Deputy Clerk
4tc, July 13, 20 & 27 and August 3, 1995.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf
C Co unty Commissioners will hold
public hearings to consider adopting an ordinance
with the following title:
AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING COMMERCIAL,
FOR PROFIT VENDING AND PEDDLING ON THE
COUNTY RIGHT OF WAYS IN GULF COUNTY AND
PROVIDING A PENALTY.
The first public hearing will be held at 6:05
p.m.. E.D.T. on August 8, 1995, in the County
Commissioners' Meeting Room at the Gulf County
Courthouse In Port St Joe, Florida. The second
and final public hearing will be held on August 22,
1995 at 6:00 p.m., E.D.T., in the County Commis-
sioner' Meeting Room.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/ Michael L. Hammond, Chairman
Attest: /s/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk
2tc, July 20 & 27. i995.
3 .bdrm., 1 ba. corner lot, good rental
property. 2360 Hayes Ave., Highland
View. 227-2049. tfc 7/6
"Handyman Special", 3 bdrm., 2
bath shell house, beautiful 1/2 acre.
C-30 south Cape San Bias area. Rea-
sonably priced. Financing available.
227-7506. tfe 7/6
Business for Sale: Phantry Building
and extra lot. Income producing.
Three business units downstairs and
a manager's apartment, Four hotel
rooms w/full baths upstairs. 24 cli-
mate-controlled mini-storage units
upstairs and down. Best location in
town for detail outlets. Call 1-800-
800-9894. tfc 7/6
Half acre lots for sale, Hwy. 386,
Overstreet, Creekview Subd., $500
down. $96.48 per month, 120
months. Call and leave message. 229-
6031. tfc 7/6
.1/2 acre lot with septic tankk, $9,500.
Overstreet Road. Owner financing,
227-2020, ask for Billy. tfc 7/6
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery Road,
1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9 miles
south of Wewa. Owner financing. Call
229-6961. tfe 7/6
Advertising Pays-Call 227-1278 or 229-8997
to Place Your Classified Ad Today!
Beacon Hill. Cockles Ave. (between Helmet and Cowerie, du-
plex). lbr./lba. each side. Cent.\heat & air, ceiling fans, storage
Pelican Walk. (behind Suwanne Swifty in St. Joe Beach). 2br./
1 ba. townhouse with new tile, new carpet and new paint. Stove,
refrigerator, dishwasher. Short walk to beach. $49,900.
Wetappo Creek Estates Lot 1, BIk. B. Homes only, creek
Acreage In Sunshine Farms, Sunshine Acres and Gulf Co.
Farms starting at $12,000.
Gulfare OF BAY
JANICE BROWNELL, Salesperson
820 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach
IKE DUREN, Broker
ELLEN MEGILL, Salesperson.
S-Best Looking Land
On Route 71
H A NNON (2) 5.77 acre parcels
REALTY INC. AT THIS PRICE
PORT ST. JOE 15,000
Gulf County "Country"
1800 s.f. Rancher
Like New! Perfect Lot!
Close to FishingX
St. Joe View
Lg. corner lot
S75x175 lot big dunes,
SMature Trees good foliage.
Marvin Ave! Shores
Frank Hannon, Sandy Smock, $12,000 $29,900
Fantasy Properties, Inc.
1200 U. S. Hwy. 98 John M. Delorme, Realtor
Mexico Beach, FL 32410 Ellen F. Allemore, Realtor
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478 647-8939
SEarl Groh 647-3199
EAALTO NEW LISTING:
Highland View, 104 Bayview Dr. 3 bd., 1 ba., Ig. liv. rm,
kit. & din. combined, unobstructed bay view. Also 103 Vic-
toria Ave. Mobile home 12x60' 2 bd., 1 ba. Ig. liv. rm, kitch-
en/dining combo, furnished. Also additional adjoining lot
w/septic and water meter set up for mobile home. All three
for only $69,500.
Mexico Beach, 404 Georgia Ave. 2 bd 1 ba. .stucco
hqme on stilts sitting on a nice shaded 75'x00' lot. Pecky
cypress & pine panelling throughout. Underneath util rm. w/
lavatory, w&d hookups, storage, 3-car parking. Truly a bar-
gain at $55,000.
Mexico Be u e SSA- J th St.
Furnished 2 nhombl,.50 1
Business for Sale, Existing Pizza Restaurant and Bak-
ery. locally owned and operated, well established business.
Excellent location in high traffic area of Mexico Beach.
$49,000. Owner financing available. Call for details.
Waterfront Gulf Aire Townhome Beautiful 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba.
partially f rnished\cent redol/ new wallpa-
per, carp Ad RltM QboAdtennis court
Gulf Front St. Joe Beach. Beautiful decorated 3 bd., 2
ba., 1/2 of duplex, completely remodeled in 1992, 1 bd., 1
ba. downstairs, 2 bd., 1 ba. upstairs, washer/dryer, new ch/
a, excellent rental. $199,000.
Beacon Hill 218 Triton St. Great property to use for va-
cation/weekends or permanent living. Comfortable home on
level treed lot close to beach. UPDATED! 1992 bath-
room kitchen cabinets, flooring. Living room din. rm.,
Kitchen 3 bd., 1 ba. Call to see. $75,000.
White City, 6672 Gardenia St., be right in the middle of
activities-Swim, Fish and Hunt. Then go home and relax in
this. very attractive 1800 sq. ft. home that offers: 3 bd., 2
ba., cathedral ceiling, stone f.p., porches, double car gar-
age, 16'x32' inground POOL. All of this and more on a land-
scaped 1/2 acre (additional 1 acre available.) $89,500.
Gulfaire Subd., Lot 17, Block "C", vacant lot with large
back yard, $17,900. Slashed to $15,500. Make offer.
Corner of 27th St. & Hwy. 98 Duplex, each side has 2
bd., 1 ba. furnished. Excellent rental potential. $420,090.
Reduced to $110,000
776 Indian Pass Road Like new 2 bd., 2 ba single story home on
the gulf. Quiet, exc fcl tde pe ~4 ll ed on Ig.
lot, 101.5' wate r nlore popular
316 Hatley Dr.* Center unit in triplex. Nice quiet neighborhood, 3
bdrm., 2 ba. $55,000.
117 First St., 2 bd., 1 ba. stilt beach house, excellent rental, nice
weekend retreat, completely furnished, $49,000.
Joy Holder -648-8493.
Joan Kent 647-3264
Judie McCormick 648-8595
Don Rains 648-3036
Moira Ritch 647-5286
Joan Smithwick 648-8121
Corner of 31st St. -Duplex each side of duplex has 1 bd., 1 ba.,
neatly furnished. Approx. 100' hwy. frontage. Zoned tourist/
110 40th St. Apt. #2 2 bd., 1 ba., furnished, close to beach, re-
duced to $37,000. Make offer.
111 S. 37th St. Pier Pointe #6, Tastefully decorated 2 bdrm., 1.5
bath townhouse. Many extras, all electric kitchen, ch/a, sunken living
rm., garden tub, upstairs deck off master bdrm. w/ gulf view, sold ful-
ly furnished including w/d, -trash compactor, dishwasher. End unit.,
Good rental history, $82,500.
109B S. 38th St. Summer Place #11 Nicely furnished 3 bd. 1.5
bath townhouse. Fully furnislned including w/d, elec. kit., d.w., house
has new a/c system and new hot water heater. Excellent rental po-
CAPE SAN BLAS
Cape Dunes Subdivision. 780 feet to beautiful beach, secluded
area, completely furnished 2 bd., 2 ba. house. Popular vacation unit
with Ig. deck and Florida room. $84,900. Assumable mortgage.
Mobile home Olive Ave. between Nutmeg and Triton St. 2 bd., 1
ba., with porch. Furnished. $35,000.
8401. Tradewinds Dr. Never miss a sunset from this custom-built,
gulf view 2-story cedar home. Offers 4/5 bd., 3 ba. over-sized stone
fireplace, fam. rm. w/wet bar & surround-sound speakers. This is a
comfortable family and entertainment home. $178,500.
619 Gulfaire Dr.: Absolutely beautiful Ig. 3 or 4 bdrm. home w/
sunken great room, 2 1/ aAlpro%4. years old. Cedar siding 2
car garage cen. h/a, l lsUlJck. t. Dream kitchen w/island,
separate dining. Must se". $139,000.
GulfAire Dr. Triplex" two 3 bd., 2 ba. units and one 1 bd., 1 ba.
unit, very nice, good investment, all 3 at $175, 000
ST. JOE BEACH
6311 Alabama Ave. Nice 3 bd., 1 1/2 ba., on Ig. 150'x150 lot. In-
cludes stove & refrig. Nice porch, garage, fenced yd. elec. garage
door opener, and water heater, lots of storage space. Owner moving.
Priced to sell at $64,900. Now $49,900.
Close to Beach. Nice 2 lbd 'l<
14C Bay St. Nice 3 bd., 1 ba. frame home on a nice lot in a seclud-
ed neighborhood. House has Ig. screened porch and a 14'x24' auxil-
iary building. Priced to sell at $69,900.
6917 Georgia Ave. Modular home in excel. cond. Many features In-
cluding double garage, workshop, front & back porch, concrete drive,
cathedral ceiling & Ig. liv. rm., 3 bd., 2 ba., landscaped & TV satellite
dish. Must see to appreciate. $62,900.
Coronado St. Like new 2 bd., 1 ba. sturdy double wide home, 2 blks
to beach, ch/a, furnished. Front deck. Ig. back screen porch, w/
walkway to cute little 1 bd, 1 ba. granny house. Outside shower,
stpr. bldg. low maintenance yd. w/natural terrain. Neat as a pini
100 Santa Anna. Frame duplex 2 bd., 1 ba. upstairs, 1 bd., 1 ba.
downstairs, 1/2 block to beach. Good rental history. $80,00. Re-
duced to $75,000.
Coronado #7 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome, unrestricted gulf view,
furnished, nice. Reduced to $65,000. Make offer.
PORT ST. JOE
105 Hunter St., Oak Grove. Great starter home 2 bd., with study
or 3 bd., 1 ba., den, ch/a, laundry rm & workshop on a nice 89'x60'
lot. Priced to sell at $37,500 reduced.
173y Bonlta St. 2 bd., 1 ba. Wood frame house recently remod-
eled with a new roof. Includes adjoining lot with In-place septic sys-
tem foir2 bd. mobile home. All for $37,900.
WEWA, HOWARD CREEK,WHITE CITY
Squirrel Ave. FISH, RELAX & BE IN COMFORT. This well-built A-
frame home is situated on 2 cleared lots. Offers 4 bd., 1 1/2 ba.,
loft area, liv./dining area w/open cross-beamed ceiling. Kit. has
new cabinets & new vinyl flooring. Cen. air, gas heater, new hot
water tank, Ig. screened front porch. This and more for a very af-
fordable price-of $43,500.00.
White City 215 Charles Ave. Lovely 3 bd., 1 ba. house on 2
lots. House has fireplace and 2 car garage. Priced right at
Land's Landing Evergreen Drive 1983 14'x67' mobile home -
3 bd., 2 ba. New septic tank & well January 1992. Central a/c &
cen. gas heat. Appliances included Equity & assume mortgage, if
200 Canal Dr. Nice corner lot with a 2 bd., 1 ba. mobile home,
handyman's special, $27,900.
616 Chapel Lane, Small 3 bd., 1 ba. brick home on over 1 acre
wooded lot. Above ground pool, fenced back yd. garage & work-
shop, Quiet & private, screened porch front & back. $49,900.
Pleasant Rest Cemetery Rd. 412 Raven Rd., want to be away
from it and still have neighbors? This is itl Approx. 12 miles to
Mexico Beach. 2 bd, 2 ba., ch/a, elec. kitchen, chain link fenced,
detached 2 car garage w/attached 1 bdrm., 1 ba. elec. kitchen, ,ch/
a. Boat shed with storage, storage shed. Approx. 1 acre.
14,6900. Reduced to $94,500.
406 N. Canal St. Watch the boats go by from your comfortable 2
bd., 2 ba. stucco home with 100' on Intracoastal Canal, ch/a, all
elec., priv. fence, 2 storage bldgs., satellite dish. .Peaceful neigh-
borhood reduced $79,900.
W. Forest St. 1982 60' b. furn. Mobile bm & storage
shed, well & n ort( r lpprox. .663
acres. Call for drctid lr$28,500.
PORT ST. JOE
2.5 plus acres commercial/industrial with old garage, lots of possi-
Hwy. 98 & 5th St., Great commercial location with many possibili-
ties. Was seafood market, some equipment, remodeled in "'92.
Priced right $89,900.
37th St. approx. 75'x100' beachside, Pier Road., $57,000.
ST. JOE BEACH
U.S. 98 between Balboa & Magellan 3/4 block & 1 lot Permit-
ted for condos only. $330,000
Corner Nautilus Americus, Lot 1, BIk. A, nice corner lot,
Nautilus Dr., BIk. A, lot 3, good size $18,000.
Nautilus Dr., BIk. A, Lot 9, city water, city sewer, 80'x150' lot.
Sea Pines Drive, Lot 5, BIk. B, nice lot for your dream home, re-
'stricted subd. with swimming pool & tennis court. $26,900.
Gulfaire Dr., Phassat 2 f*S 0' x 125' Great
price $14,900 each.- '
Gulfaire Dr., Phase ill, L i r 6)f"e size
Gulfaire Dr., Phase III, lots L& t B ,~ht &t6& #tt*
Gulfaire Dr., Lot 22, block "D", nice lot, single family, priced to sell.
Reduced to $15,000.
Lots 32 and 33, Blk. C, Gulfaire, Phase II. Sewer tap paid;
$18,09. Reduced to $16,500 for a limited period of time. Owner
will sell BOTH LOTS together at a reduced price. Make offer.
GulfAire Dr. Lot 11, Block' C, Phase 2 approx. 75'x125',
GulfAire Dr. Lot 9, Block G, Phase 2 approx. 74'x120' -
close to pool & tennis court, $22,800
GulfAire Dr. Lot 15, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 85'x125',
Azalea St. Nice residential lot, 75'x100'. Good neighborhood,
priced to sell at $12,900.
5th St. Large lot, nice area, zoned for homes only, $12,500.
Robin Lane: Lot 9, Block 3, Unit 17. Nice residential neighborhood.
grand Isle Subd. Lot 3 & 4, Block D, unit 15 approx. 70' x 100'
each zoned houses only. $10,000 each, both for $18,500.
Large corner lot, corner Hatley Dr. & Hwy. 386, Meqico Beach.
Zoned residential, $17,500.
Robin Lane, lot for sale, houses only, $11,500.
South 36th St.: Excellent 75' x 100' lot 4th from water, $55,000
8th St., between Oleander & Fortner, 50'x150', $17,500
Corner of Robin Lane & Hwy. 386-A. Nice vacant lot, Reduced
$14,000 Make offer.,
Robin Lane Unit 17, Block 1, Lot 10 approx. 250'x100' irregu-
lar shape, has septic tank, restricted to houses $17,500
Grand Isle Kim Kove Lot 8, Block C, Unit 15 houses,
Grand Isle Nan Nook & Kim Kove Lot 19, Block D approx.
71.8'x115' houses $11,500 -
131 Pine St. Lot ,MtAit f lt0 ses, $12,500,
ST. JOE BEACH
Atlantic St. 50' x 100' lot, steps to water, $20,000.
Plneda St.: Four 50'x125' lots, 1 block to beach, $20,000 each.
Americus & Selma -Lot 13, BIk. 10, Unit 1 approx. 75'x150',
Americus & Selma Lot 11, BIk. 10, Unit 1 approx. 84'x150,
Faulk Place. Vacant lot 100'x120' approx. with large septic tank,
Beacon Hill Estates Hwy. 386 Lot 9, Block 1, Unit 1 approx.
Beacon Hill Estates Lucia Ave. Lot 10, Block 1, Unit 1, Approx.
Beacon Hill Estates: Triton St. Lots 5 & 6, Block 3, Unit 1 irreg-
Starfish & Cowries Ave. Lot 20, Block 22,, $13,500
Creekwood: 2 nice large lots. Buy together and have over an acre.
Sunshine Farms 7 + acres, $7,500 per acre. One parcel with
septic tank at $14,500 if sold separately.
Creeakwood Estates Lot 17, 1/2 acre, $11,000
Enjoy country living at Gulf County Farms, 4 acres, $15,700.
Stone Mill Creek close to great freshwater fishing, each lot
$6,900. BIk. D, lot 1 and lot 3.
Riverside Estates Lot 6 & 7, Block 7, Unit 3, 75'x125' each.
Priced $7,500 for both.
Mushroom Compost; $15 yard, any-
time, 648-5165. tfc 7/6
Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-
oring entire Panama City Western
Auto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid Ave.