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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1995
330 Per Copy
Plus 20 Tax...
For Land Regs,
Pave Walking Track in North Port St. Joe;
County Helps; Roberts Given Contract
In their regularly scheduled all lots over 50 feet.
meeting Tuesday evening City This limit has created a con-
Commissioners gave C. W. (See HEARINGS on Page 3)
Roberts Contracting Company the
go ahead to pave a walking track
in North Port St. Joe.
The track, located behind F ir t
Washington Recreation Complex, 1 i |
Is a joint venture by the City of
Port St. Joe and Gulf County.
Both entities have shared the load '9 5 F o
in clearing the site, hauling in V1) )
clay for a base, and preparing the
surface to grade prior to paving. A 90-year-old resident of Indi-
Public Works Superintendent an Pass. John Gaston Pace, be-
Frank Healy had been given the came the first traffic fatality in
task by the board of getting Gulf County for 1995 Saturday,
asphalt prices to complete the when he died from Injuries suf-
final phase of the project. He pre- feared when his own car ran him
sented the board with three bids: over in an unusual accident.
Florida Aphalt, $17,000; According to a Florida High-
G. Robangerts Contracting g. $16250 and C,. way Patrol report, Pace had
W.he recommended the board$1000 parked his car in front of the In-
e recommend t bodian Pass Trading Post and evi-
accept the low bid of $10,000 dently failed to put it park. Pace
offered by Roberts. got out of the car to go inside the
The 6/10 s of a mile track was store for a copy of the morning
the brain child of City Commis- newspaper. According to James
sioner Johnny Linton, gaining full T. McNeill. Jr., operator of the
support from the rest of the City Trading Post. Pace came by every
Commission, as well as District morning to get his paper.
Four County Commissioner As he made his way into the
Nathan Peters, Jr. store the car began to roll back-
Public Hearing Set for wards toward the road. Pace at-
Land Development Regulations
Public hearings were set for __
September 5 and October 3 at
7:30 p.m. to discuss the city's
Land Development Regulation '
S Codeberfrea formaltordiharice'of f :
acceptance is approved by the ..
City Commission. ,. H ..
Committee Chairman Tom 'M ..... ,: 1
Gibson told the board city maps -
would be posted for inspection by '
. anyone Interested. They will
depict zoning designations
throughout the city. He noted that
no significant changes to current J
regulations were being proposed
in the code text.
Reworking the Land
Development Regulation Code is
necessary to comply with Gulf
County's Comprehensive Plan
The 70-page document will
replace several city ordinances
pertaining to zoning and building
code regulations. It will become :
the city's all-in-one guide covering '
everything from building con-
struction, water management sys- Ambulance S(
terns, even the erection of a per-
manent sign. South, Gulf County's ami
One significant change in vice at noon Monday. They
construction setback line limits 911. The crew is Shane McG
will be a welcome relief to the EMT, Allen Downs EMT, Bra
board. Current code calls for a 15 medic; Gene Engman EMT
foot construction setback line on Klingbeil, Paramedic.
School Board Approves Tentative Budget
School Lunch Prices Raised 250 Across the Board for Upcoming Session
The Gulf County School Board unanimously approved its
tentative budget 1995-96 fiscal budget Tuesday afternoon. The
$11,857,578 financial plan met no opposition from any Board
member nor from the sparse audience attending the session.
The Board also acted on the several items they levy, millage
for, with only board member Mary Pridgeon casting the lone dis-
,senting vote on the total millage. The Board had three votes on
village with. Pridgeon's nay vote on the third and last question
.The financial plan will be accompanied by a local millage levy
of 8.018, a reduction of .785 from last year's budget.
HIKE LUNCH PRICES
The approval of the budget was accompanied by a hike in
lunch room prices for the coming school year. Administrative as-
r Gulf Co.
tempted to get inside to set the
parking brake when he fell under-
neath the rolling vehicle. The car
passed over his torso and hips,
causing severe injuries.
Pace was taken to a Panama
City hospital by Gulf County Am-
bulance, where he died shortly af-
McNeill said he was provided
with the car, a 1987 Dodge, by
relatives when his old vehicle
started giving trouble. "Apparent-
ly he wasn't accustomed to its op-
eration, yet, and didn't realize he
hadn't set the brake properly,"
Corporal Dalton Upchurch of
the FHP investigated the acci-
bulance crew took over the ser-
* are still summoned by dialing
Suffin, EMS director, Scot Baker
d Hall EMT, Eddie Nichols, Para-
r, John Tuttle EMT and Mark
sistant Temple Watson presented the increase as a recommen-
dation from a study committee.
Watson said the recommended increase of 25 4. was still not
sufficient to make the, lunch program self-supporting. "It just
means we won't have to subsidize it as much this year," he said.
Lunches will be a total of $1.50 for students and $2.25 for
teachers and adults. Breakfasts served at the lunch room will be
75*. The prices will prevail for both elementary and high
The Board questioned Watson as to the reason for the in-
crease, briefly. Watson simply said, "Our groceries cost more
just like yours do."
Watson pointed out that most of the breakfasts served were
free breakfasts. He also said the increase in price was only for
paid meals and wouldn't affect subsidized meals.
One of the major projects
scheduled during St. Joe Forest
Products maintenance shutdown
has been to replace the existing I
#7, precipitator with a new
1,400.000 pound unit.T
The new precipitator, built
adjacent to the existing unit, took [1
four months for Environmental
Elements Corporation to con-
struct at SL Joe's local mill. What
makes the new system unique
isn't its construction but rather4,is-Y""
how it has replaced the old pre- :.
cipitator during the mill's present .
After the unit was shutdown
July 10 it took just 10 days to
demolish the old unit and build a
new support structure matching
the one that the replacement pre-
cipitator had been prefabricated .
upon. Hydraulic jacks were used ''
to lift the 1.4 million pound struc- ", "
,.Lure while-large rollers .were.
affixed to it before being lowered x,
back onto the I-beam platform.','...
The new precipitator was "
pulled into place rolling onto the
rew support structures in a man-
ner similar to the way railroad
cars roll across their tracks. It
was connected to the #7 recovery LP1 g
boiler, wired to electricity and all
the various auxiliary parts
attached to it in preparation to go
back on line Thursday, August 3.
when the boiler is scheduled to
According to John Presnell,.
plant engineer, and Stephen
Vaughn, project engineer for St.
Joe Forest Products, this system
being used to replace the precipi-n
tator unit has been used less then
20 times worldwide, and was a
first for St. Joe Forest Products.
"Throtugh prefabricating and
installing the #7 precipitator unit
In this manner we were able to
avert a lengthy shutdown," they
The precipitator was installed
to meet environmental guidelinesItI
as require by the Clean Air Actl'
Fishermen Call for Investigation of FMC
Cite Differences In Language On Amendment and Ballot Wording
Patrick McFarland of Port St. Joe and Ray Pringle of
Jacksonville, held a press conference last Thursday, reveal-
ing alleged discrepancies in the recent Net Ban constitution-
al amendment vote which has prompted commercial fisher-
men to decide to call for an investigation.
Where do you think the no-
net-fishing ban border is? Three
miles out to sea from the shore?
The Florida Seafood Produc-
ers and Consumers thought so,
too-until last week. Now Pat
McFarland of Port St. Joe and
.Ray Pringle of Jacksonville, offi-
cers of the organization dedicated
to fighting the Net Ban Amend-.
ment, have revealed that the
language on the ballot which
went before the people; the lan-
guage on the constitutional
amendment text and the,. lan-
guage actually on file to govern
the state's actions by, are all dif-
Because of this alleged .mis-
representation to the voters on
the -part.of the Marine Fisheries
Commission, Patrick's organiza-
tion will take their actions before
the Governor and Cabinet, asking
that the MFC be disbanded for
"We propose that the Florida
Marine Fisheries Commission
and the Florida Conservation As-
sociation are in a state of collu-
sion to totally annihilate the com-
mercial fishing industry in
Florida," McFarland said in a
called- news conference in the of-
fice of attorney Pat Floyd Thurs-
Both McFarland and Pringle
said early this week they intend
to file charges of violation of eth-
ics against the MFC and its chair-
;man, the agency's executive di-
rector, and call for a full-scale
investigation of the agency by the
Attorney General of the state of
SAY LIMITS EXTENDED
The two fishermen, both of
whom have been put out of busi-
ness by the net ban, claim recent-
-ly discovered discrepancies in the
amendment would make the net
ban effective six miles out to sea,
instead of the state-wide under-
stood limits of just three miles at
McFarland says the text of
the amendment reflects this
'greater distance, after the people
of Florida were successfully sold
on voting to ban nets only three
McFarland and Pringle held
that the U. S. recognized coastline
actually is three miles at sea.
"This is the same all over the
United States," McFarland said.
"If we start measuring from the
coastal line, and tack on a prohi-
bition for fishing with nets in an
additional three miles, we're now
forbidden to fish six miles from
shore-a situation the voters of
Florida clearly did not Intend to
Now, the Florida Marine Fish-
eries is recording the language,
"three miles seaward of the coast-
line along the Gulf of Mexico .."
* and trying to get it accepted by
the state authorities, according to
McFarland and Pringle.
S"'That effectively puts every-
body out of business and it
doesn't keep. faith with the voters
of Florida," McFarland said.. "It
also borders on intentional fraud,
which is illegal," Pringle added.
'The MFC wants the fisher-
men to abide by the law, and they
are- doing so.. Now, they come
along and try to manage the
amendment to comply with their
wishes," he continued.
The discrepancies in the offi-
cial language describing the
banned waters first came to light
the first of last week when Pana-
cea businessman Ronald Crumn
discovered it while examining the
documentation in search of some-
thing else. Crum was "boning" up
on his facts to present to the Flor-
ida Supreme Court in defense of
the recent shrimp net ruling,
when he discovered the differenc-
es in wording contained in the
Crum immediately alerted
others in 'the industry, with the
result being' that the. legality of
the role played by the Marine
Fisheries Commission is being at-
tacked by the commercial fisher-
men, who will ask for the dismis-
sal of the individuals serving on
the Commission, as well as ask-
ing for the abolishment of the
McFarland and Pringle will go
to Tallahassee this week hurling
charges of collusion between the
MFC, a governmental agency and
Florida Conservation Association,
a group of private citizens: an
ethics complaint against the MFC
chairman and the executive direc-
tor and staff, and demanding a
state .investigation of all parties
by the Florida Attorney General.
They cite in their charges
that the MFC is bound by state
law to make fisheries-related
rules by scientific and biological
research and by economic impact
and by their recent actions, they
are alleged to have exceeded that
PAGE TWO. -THURSDAY, AUGUST3, 1995
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What RouteWill It Follow From
Panama City to Tallahassee?
THERE HAS BEEN considerable space given tob the pending
Olympic games in area newspapers lately. One of the facets of
the games themselves, which will happen a year from now/in At-
lanta, is the upcoming activity of the bearing of the olympic
torch and the circuitous route it will follow on: its way to the
Georgia city in time for the opening ceremony. :
The route which the olympic torch will follow covers the en-
tire area of the United States, back and forth, to go. through
many of the cities of the nation and all of the states.
For instance, the torch will enter Florida at the panhandle
and will zip through Panama City, just west of Port St. Joe.
From Panama City, the torch! will travel to Tallahassee, prior to
making a swing south to the Tampa, Clearwater. Miami vicinity;
then back to the Gainesville and Jacksonville areas.
OUR QUESTION IS THIS: What i-route'will the torch follow
from Panama City to Tallahassee?
: Could it be that the olympic committee intends to follow the
scenic route along the coast, or does it intend to trudge through
the farm and woodlands of inland Florida? ,,
It seems to us the coastal route would be more in keeping
with the way the people think of Florida; seashores, beaches,'
waterfront activities such as fishing and boating. Then there is
the matter of important historic happenings which took place in
Port St. Joe. and Apalachicola. Here in Port St.,Joe we have the
birthplace of Florida. .Not even Miami has -the distinction of
claiming this unique event, so important to our nation and state.'
You can't get much more important than being the place where
it happened! .
Then,.Apatlachic6la lays claim to being the place where refrig-
eration was discovered 'and the making of ice by mechanical
means. That bas proven very important to Florida. Where would
we be as a state without air conditioning?
THESE, AND MANY MORE reasons dictate the coastal route
as being. the most feasible for the course the flame should follow.
We should busy ourselves now to the task of convincing the
olympians this is the best way to go!
He Did It Himself
A BREATH OF FRESH air came through Port St. Joe Satur-
day. After the tragic events in Panama City the past few days,
Charlie Ward gave the youth assembled to hear him, the other
side of the coin of life; the side of responsibility and the reward
of living life with a purpose other than gratifying self.
It was almost a sermon, given by Ward. when he spoke, off
the cuff, of what components had meant the most to him in his
life and what he considered the foundation on which his life had
It was almost a talk like 'Pollyanna' would have given. But
the address, however extemporaneous, contained more truth
than poetry; more fact than fietioh imnorre of a~test4monyitto har#d-
work than to relying on luck or hand-outs.
"I DID IT MYSELF through dedication and hard work,
whether I wanted to or not." Ward said as he talked without
pause for nearly an hour without even a piece of paper rustling.
The kids who were there listened! Whether or not they marked
the advice down as something to emulate is another matter: but
they heard the recipe for success for about an hour, from some-
one who had paid the price to get to the pinnacle.
Charlie Ward's talk IWe won't identify it as a speech, or ad-
dress] was straight from the shoulder and gave perfect advice to
youths of every color, black, white, yellow, red or whatever.
THERE WAS NO "black" or "white" emphasis to his address.
He was just sharing the advice of his own experience with kids.
on the secrets of success. It boiled down to. respect, persevere,
live a clean life and have a goal to work for.
"Don't give up because of circumstances or any other ex-
cuse," he stressed, as he solidly emphasized the importance of
education as the foundation for success. Right along with educa-
tion, and just as important, he listed a solid supportive family
life and a faithful, fulfilling church life. As Charlie Ward put it so
succinctly, "With attributes like that, how can you fail?"
It's a pity more kids weren't present to hear this sage advice
from a young man who has it all sorted out.
Cannonball retired from the
railroad last week after forty
years of faithful service. And
folks, that faithful service part Is
not something I just toss out at
you to make, Cannonball look
good. If you know anything at all
about Mr. Clio. you are fully
aware that he puts God first In
his life, then his family, followed
closely by the A & N Railroad.
'Course, if a train was running
late or something wasn't just
right down at the shop Cannon-
ball has been sknownto get that
order jumbled up a little bit.
He wasn't there just to punch
a clock. If the engineer or "his;,
train" was running late. he'd let
him know about It. He ran be--
tween switches. "We've got a load
to move." And if the rare derail-
ment happened on his watch, he
took it personally. In a day when
unker Down with Kes
by Kesley Colbert
7 Hear That Train A'Coming"
many workers are wanting to do
less and 'get more". Cannonball
is an exception. He truly rode for
For forty. years .'
He began in 1955. 1 can't
hardly remember back that far! I
know he rode to work that first;
November listening to Webb
Pierce's In the Jadhouse No' or
Kitty VWells doing McLkin' Believe
and Tennessee Ernie had a new
song just out-Sixteen Tons. Can
nonball was bending the strings
on an old Gibson or Martin D-50
long before he hit Port St. Joe.
You talk to those guys down
at the railroad. I don t care if it's
Randy. Joel. Eddie, Gus. Danny, '
Kenny, Donnie, Wilbur, any of
'em-to the man, they will tell you
what a special person Cannonball
is. Listen, that's a great testimony
coming from fellow workers.. As a
rookie, Wilbur trained switch
throwing do's and don't under
Cannonball's watchful eye. Can
you imagine trying to tell Wilbur
Our hats are off to you Can-
One' of the 'guys at the shop
asked if I could "get up enough
material' to do a story on their
friend. Hey, I told him I could fill
up half the column if I just listed
the children's names. I have met'
Ann on occasion. Judy is a very
special friend. I had the privilege
of' teaching Perry. Martin, Vic.
Mary Dell. Martha and Chris.
Great young people who grew into
great adults. Another living testi-
monv to Cannonball. Of course,
let s be honest here-Cannonball
had all those great theories on
how to raise children correctly .
. .but Miss Jean was the one
putung them Into practice.
. I met Cannonball years ago
at football practice. He would be
out there walking the sideline
and yelling. THIS WAS AT PRAC-
TICE! Did I mention that Cannon-
.'ball is pretty intense at every-
thing he does? Come game night
he played harder and coached
harder than anyone'on the field. I
figure he supported us more than
he did his Seminoles-and folks,
his toast pops out in the morn-
ings garnet and gold.
I 'got to knowb him" back
when I was doing the Happy Sat-
urday Morning Radio Show. He d
come in the studio with his old
Martin guitar. Coach. I think
your show could stand a little
pepping up." We'd throw open the
mike and he d cut down on Why,
Baby. I.Vhy or Lovestck Blues.
He d wish everybody a happy day.
exhort them to love one another.
to look after each others' needs
arid swing into Hey. Good Look
ing. He'd sing a song for his
mother with tears in his eyes. Did
I mention that Cannonball is gen-
uine, sincere-the real thing!
We'd pause to catch up on
some commercials and he'd fill
me in on his upbringing around
Enterprise. How he worked in
those cotton fields all week and
played music at the American Le-
gion in Opp, Andalusia or Sam-
son on the weekends. It reminded
me of another country boy from
up in Georgiana who made those
same rounds. His name was
He told me how he had to get
off that farm, out of that cotton
field. That reminded me of me.
I 'have enjoyed our conversa-
(See KESLEY on Page,3)
A Lull Before the Storm
t 4- t
Ho Would a MessofFresh-Caughtried Mullet Tasteigh No
HOW WOULD A nice mess of
fresh still kicking when you -
tossed them in the pan
mess of mullet taste to you right
now? I don't mean the reasonable
facsimile Ifrozen mulleti. [ mean
the real McCoyl
The longer this net-ban law,
lingers on, the better the memory
of mullet gets to us. Why, who
knows-we may get to the point
where we crave frozen mullet.
They may become a fish of choice
for our seafood platters we order '
in seafood restaurants, like
scamp is now.
A seafood commercial I saw
on TV the other night said scamp
was the choice of commercial
fishermen. They kept scamp for
their own seafood dinners and
gave us the grouper, snapper, etc.
They even gave us 'mullet! The
fish of choice for the public fry
has become the fish to be desired;
the fish of choice to discriminat-
S ing seafood diners: sought after
because they are so scarce.
MULLET WAS THE fish one
first thought of when a plentiful ,
and inexpensive fish was needed
for a public, fish fry. Mullet has
raised more dollars for ball teams
trying to buy uniforms: groups
going on trips: school kids paying
their way to an after-school out-
ing to DIIsney World. the Baha-
,mas. or some such actIvity which.
is going to cost us money.
And. of course, the lowlyImul-
let has elected many a politician.
PoliUcs will hardly be the
same without 'the free fish fry.
People will not congregate as free-
ly anymore without the fried mul-
let to draw them' together. The
people of Florida have done a dis-
service to humanity .by regulating
the mullet out of business,
through the net-ban law.
The more I wnte on this sub-
ject, the more I want a mess of
fresh-caught mullet! But the Flori-
da Marine Fisheries Commission
and Florida Sportsman's maga-
zine have banded together to in-
terpret the constitutional amend-
ment, the.'people voted on last
November in such a manner that
it says I can't have any.
EVEN GEORGE McLawhon is
chagrined over the absence of.
mullet In our Florida Cracker
diet. George has always said he:
doesn't eat mullet and doesn't.
even associate with people who
do eat mullet. He was very ada-'
mant about the matter.
George even came' very :close
to divorcing .Miss .Audra in the'
'.first year of married life for them,
when she ordered a heaping plat-
ter of fresh fried St. Joseph Bay
mullet the first time he took his.
bride out to eat. It has been a
bone of contention between them
ever since, with Miss Audra's in-
herited appetite for the ambrosia.
of the sea still intact and well.
She still ppts for fried, mullet
when they go to, a real high-class
restaurant where they cater to
discriminating tastes, offering
only the ultimate in cuisine.,
.George has no other choice but to
sit at a different table until Audra
finishes her fried mullet dinner.
George says his distaste for
mullet is inborn because .he' had
nothing else to eat during. the
years of the depression. "'I ate so
many mullet, fried on water, I be-
gan to grow scales!" he proclaims. '
BUT, OF L4ATE; even George
has had a recurring taste for mul-
There's something about their'
unavailability which makes them
more endearing to the discrimi-,
Before long they will be the
fish of choice. I envision the day
when they will be' sold in speak-
easies, like booze during prohibi-
tion. Bootleg mullet will become a
problem of great enormnnity, at
some time in the future. If you
happen to get an engraved invita-
tion to a fish fry [and all fish fry
invitations will be engraved in the
future] you can consider yourself
among the chosen.,
Mullet will be the meat of
choice for outdoor soirees and
parties where only, the best is
served. No1 longer will ribeye
steak, well-marbled and an inch
" arid .a half thick be considered
""the ultimate in outdoor cookery.
Lobster is passe. Chicken.is to be
THE SUNDAY supplements
in the newspapers will all feature
the way to fix the banned mullet.
Recipes 'will abound and begin
with the words, "If you are lucky
enough, to, get your hands on a
couple: of mullet, whether by in-
heritance or illegal means...
Absence makes the heart:
grow fonder, they say. The fried
mullet was pretty popular when
they were plentiful, but they are
becoming a rare taste treat, in-
deed, now -that the very' people
who owe. their power to the lowly
free mullet fry have finagled
around and done away with this
most delicate of all denizens of
the shallow water.
St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
,/ August 4 5:36 a.m. H 1.6 4:22 p.m. L 0.2
August 5 6:23 a.m. H 1.8 5:12 p.m. L 0.0
August 6 7:17 a.m.H 1.9 6:04p.m. L -0.1
August 7 8:13 a.m. H 2.0 6:55 p.m. L -0.1
-t August 8 9:11 a.m. H 2.0 7:45 p.m. L 0.0
-, August 9 10:08 a.m. H 2.0 8:31 p.m. L 0.1
-^ ,, August 10 11:03 a.m. H 1.8 9:08 p.m. L 0.3
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. AITITTST 1QQ9P
Collapsed Deck Injures Three; Two Seriously Judge Moore Speak
Incident Disturbs tO Kiwanis Tuesday
Family Cook-Out P. E ',A
ELast Thursdxplains 'Ad Litem" Program
.Last Thursday =Gulf County Judge Robert M. cases it may be complicated, b
,faMo ,-e t,1d 'the Klwanis Cl ub i'nn int nnn, --*. ct...-or- u ..... 1
Three people were injured
when' a deck collapsed, falling
approximately 10 feet to the
ground, as the Cassanis gathered
for a family barbecue. The acci-
dent occurred around 6:30 p.m.
Thursday evening at the home of
Henry Cassani on St. Joe Beach.
Henry, his wife, Florance, his
son, John and John's fiance,
Vickie Gudenburr of Michigan,
were on the deck which sur-'
rounds most of. the two story
home, when it apparently discon-
nected from the house and
plunged to the ground.
Florance Cassani received the
most serious, injuries from the
fall, crushing her ankle, breaking
her hip and fracturing a shoulder,
along with various cuts and abra-
sions. Gudenburr also crushed
her ankle and 'John Cassani
sprained his ankle.
Units of the South Gulf EMS
and St. Joe Beach Volunteer Fire
Department responded to the
scene to. give emergency medical
assistance and clear debris from
the fallen deck. ,
John reportedly proposed to
Vickie in her, hospital room after
the accident. She, ,accepted--
prompting one family member to
comment; "She's the sister-in-law
that brought the house down."
Vickie was flown to Michigan
Tuesday where she will undergo
surgery to repair her crushed
ankle. Florance Cassani already
has undergone two surgeries at
Bay Medical tenter to repair her
(From Page 2)
tions over the years. I, don't al-
ways understand. everything he's
a' saying, but he is so happy and
upbeat and so enthused about
whatever it is he's a' talking about
that I find myself agreeing. Plus
he likes me. That means a lot.
Shoot, he likes you. All of youl
Cannonball Adkison and Will
'Rogers.,had a lot in common ....
...: ,: ,- ..
I don't fully comprehend how
God measures us up while we go
through this life, but He surely
takes note of the givers.
Cannonball has brightened
So. Mr. Clio, congratulations
on your retirement. But you'll get,
none of that slow down, relax,
take It easy stuff here. You've had
that throttle pushed wide open
for so long, it's the only speed you'
know. And there are tracks you
haven't run yet......
I do have a request. Between
Miss Jean and'the grandchildren,
and Hawkins Auto Wrecking,
come to see me-and bring your
gourd. I want to hear about you
playing on the Grand Ole Opry
one more time. And we haven't
done The Wreck of Old 97 in a
while Or The Wabash Can-
nonball. Or how about Folsom
Prison Blues... Hey, we've got to
do The Coal Train......
Deck lies on the ground around Cassani home at St. Joe Beach.
WHS Hosting Writer Calls Editor to Task
Open House A Aif,- E -J L2-iT
Wewahitchka High School
will be having an "open house" on
Tuesday, August 8 from 6:00 un-
til 7:30. p.m., EDT. The parents
will .be able to pick up their stu-
dent's first semester schedule
and meet the staff. Teachers will
have class descriptions. neces-
sary supply lists, and an' explana-
tion of how grades will be earned
in each class. .
Copies of the newly revised
attendance policy will be handed
out, along with copies of the com-
plete countty policy on Student
Code of Conduct. Refreshments'
will also be available. Please take
advantage of this opportunity to
meet the staff.
(From Page 1)
stant flow of' variance requests
from residents asking to encroach
upon the setback line to either
add onto their existing homes or
construct new ones.
The board has tried to discon-
tinue the practicebut has found-it
difficult to do; especially on some
of the narrow lots located., within
the city. The new-proposals.to the
city's code call for a seven foot set-
back line on 50 foot lots, 10 foot
on 50 td 100 foot lots, and 15 foot
on 100 plus foot lots.
.When enacted the board
hopes to all but discontinue their'
variance granting procedures in
In Other Business
The Board decided to cancel
their next regularly scheduled
meeting on August 15, because it
conflicts with the annual League
of Cities state meeting.
Set a budget workshop spe-
cial meeting for 12:00 noon
Thursday, August 3.
I Granted a variance request
to Rosetta and Lugene Parker not-
ing that the request fit within the
new setback limits in the pro-
posed land -use codes..
Heard from Eddie Fields
concerning problems with gaining
access and a .need for improved
supervision of activities at the
Washington Gym Complex.
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It seems to me that "The
Star's" editorial of 7/27/95 titled'
"Back the Mayor" is again off the
mark as previous editorials have
been on the subject of sewers or
no sewers in Mexico Beach.
Mr. Ramsey, the Editor,
writes that he is in the middle of
this controversy and states, "we
can tell you now, flatly and une-
quivocally, we 'do not wan't to be
Yet this editorial of 7/27/95,
as others in the recent past go on
to appeal to. the citizen's of Mexi-
co Beach to trust Mayor Gaddis
as the best person to deal with
the city's needs. The editor goes
on to imply that those calling this
Mayor to task and accountability
are risking the loss of bright
young men being available for
public office in the future.
As a citizen of Mexico Beach,
I ask Mr. Ramsey as editor of
The Star to wake up and smell
the coffee. If Gary is our best
- hope for theJuture of our city. IL#-
is my opinion that we are in seri-
ous difficulty. And as far as the
statement that Mayor Gaddis has
the support of 75% of the proper-
ty owners as the editors states,
implying the large number of peti-
tioners are, meaningless, then I
suggest both,the Mayor and' city
Council back down from their ob-
noxious and fasciestic statement
That it is they, not we the citizens
who will decide to go ahead with
this sewer project. I suggest they
test your theory of having all the
support by bringing this matter
to a property owners vote.
Now with regard to the edi-
tors statement that he agrees
with Mr. Tollie Mullins, as a
member of the opposition, that
you agree to disagree without be-
ing disagreeable. A' Casper Mil-
quetoast statement if ever heard,
one. I further suggest you both
try telling a woman you love her
without heat or passion in your
words from your heart and soul.
One can not be luke warm in
matters of love whether of a wom-
an or rights as a citizen and hold
either. Let me state that our fore-
fathers were described as u....,
disagreeable with anyone who op-
posed their right to vote. While
Mr. Mullins can be very pleasant
on this matter, I can not. That is
his personality and his right. My
right is to protest in a manner
not to equivocate, not to excuse,
and not to surrender one single
inch of my Constitutional right to
vote' on this issue and any other
for that matter as a free man in a
King George III of England
lost a people and a nation for
what history gives testimony too
as the acts' of a tyrant. Mayor
Gaddis and his supporters will
also disappear into the annals of
history with George and his back-
ers. I feel that come November,
the citizens of Mexico Beach will
reclaim their threatened rights *
under a new and more sensitive 0
the new "Ad Litem" pro- ing in an Ad Litem capacity, liable
which he Is attempting to for damages. He is an officer of
arted in Gulf County and the court by virtue of his volun-
the individual members teer task and as such is immune
become a part of it, at their from any liability.", Judge Moore
g Tuesday at noon. said.
he Ad Litem program is the He said. such cases are. acted
ne assistance for dependent upon immediately when they are
rn who find themselves In- reported and "we need someone
with the court offering to act in the child's best interests
protection from neglectful until the proper authorities take
isive parents. This isn't a over," the speaker said.
m for delinquent children, 'Judge Moore said an explana-
se who find themselves at tion meeting will be held Thurs-
with the law. It's primarily day evening [today] in the Court-
s the courts must protect oom th Gulf Conty
ssibly finda different solu- Courthouse, at 5:15 p.m., He
their living needs," he con urged responsible citizens, !who
a would give. a small amount of
hat Judge Moore is tying their time to help a child who
st is a group ofesponsible would not be able to help hims1f
who will volunteer to be at these times. to'attend arid take
it buffer between a govern- part in the program, being availa-
gency and possible foster ble to children who need them.,
can be simple, or in some r
administration assuring the pro-
tection of their right to decide by
vote, matters pertaining to their
future and what taxable growth
they will allow.:
In closing I would like to say
if Mr. Ramsey truely does not
wan't to be in the middle of what
he describes as a controversy, it
is simple. Stop defending Mayor
Gaddis as our answer to a prayer
and stop knocking those who do
not agree as road blocks and a
mind set of getting something for
nothing. A large number of our
citizens have not only payed their
way through life most have also
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PAGE 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1995
Miss Libia Duarte Becomes Mrs. Frederick Wayne Taylor, Jr.
In the sacred beauty of the
sanctuary of First United
Methodist Church of Port St. Joe,
at 2 o'clock in the afternoon on
July 1, Jamily and friends of Libia
Duarte and Rick Taylor wit-
nessed their vows of marriage.
Parents of the couple are the Rev.
and Mrs. Eliseb Duarte of Miami,
and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Taylor of
Port St. Joe. The Rev. Zedoc
Baxter and the Rev. Eliseo Duarte
performed the beautiful Holy
Sacrament. Phyllis Altstaetter
directed the wedding.
The guests were registered by
Eleanor Fewell and. Jamie Corn-
wall. Carolyn Rish and Carrie
Cornwall tended the door as each
The natural beauty of the
sanctuary was enhanced by
arrangements of magnolia and
arrangements of white Tineke
roses, gypsophelia and leather
leaf fern. Green ferns and palms
graced the sanctuary.
Traditional wedding music
was presented by Hilda Duren at
the organ. She softly played
"Bless Be The Tie That Binds" as
the groom's mother and as the
bride's mother were escorted into
the sanctuary. Each in turn lit
one of three candles representing
For her daughter's wedding,
Mrs. Duarte chose a two piece
dress of pale banana crepe. The
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mother of the groom wore a waltz
length outfit of frosty peach crepe
with matching chiffon overskirt.
Each mother wore a beautiful
white cattleya orchid corsage. For
her grandson's wedding his
maternal grandmother, Elwyn
Blount, chose a dress of celadon
crepe. His paternal grandmother,
Forrest Taylor, was dressed in a
becoming shell pink suit. They
had corsages of white cymbidium
Marlene Orsini, the bride's
sister, served as her honor atten-
dant. Cristie Taylor, sister of the
groom, was a bridesmaid and
Keren Sagarra, niece of the bride,
was her junior bridesmaid. These
attendants wore identical calf
length gowns of mint satin with
sweetheart neckline and elbow
length sleeves. The gowns were
accented by large matching satin
rosettes across each shoulder and
clustered at the back waist. They
wore combs of matching rosettes
in theirhair, and each carried a
bouquet of pale coral Osiana
roses, gypsophilia and tree fern.
-Miss Valeria Orsini, niece of
the bride, dressed in white lace
and satin, charmingly sprinkled
rose petals down the aisle before
Wayne Taylor served as his
son's best man. Usher-grooms-
men were Ell Duarte, brother of
the bride, Kevin Griffis, close
friend of the groom and Gerson
Ramirez, family friend. These
attendants were attired in black
formal attire set off with a white
rose boutonniere.' Master Jeremy
Paul Blount. cousin of the groom,
served as ring bearer.
Following the charge by Rev.
Baxter the wedding guests joined
in singing "O Perfect Love" as, a
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bridegroom was very handsome in
a white dinner jacket with black
trousers and tie. His boutonniere
was a Tineke rose, friesa and gyp-
sophilia lifted from the bride's
The petite bride entered to the
Christopher Dale Redmond and
April Lynne Fadio
Couple To Wed
'Mr. and Mrs."John' G. Fadio,
Sr., of Port'St. Joe, announce the
engagement and forthcoming
marriage of-their daughter, April
Lynne Fadio, to Christopher Dale
Redmond, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis D; Redmond of Panama.
April is the granddaughter of
Mrs. Annie Todd of Port St. Joe
and of Mrs. Anna Fadio of Miami.,
Chris is the grandson of Mr.
Alonzo Redmond of Normal, Illi1-
2" The bride-elect is currently
rice employed with St. Joe Papermak-i
ers Federal, Credit Union in Port
St. Joe ..' '
Her fianc6 is currently em-
S played with Liberty National Life,
Insurance Company in Panama
The wedding will be held on
Saturday, September 23, at 2:00,
p.m., CDT, at the First Baptist!
Church of Panama City on the'
corner of Harrison Avenue and
Sixth Street A reception will fol-1
low immediately in the church so-
,All friends and relatives are,
cordially invited to.attend.
strains of Wagner's traditional
"Bridal Chorus" on the arm of her
father. She was lovely in a gown of
Italian satin with a bodice of
reembroidered alencon lace en-
crusted with seed pearls. A very
becoming semi-open neckline and
short sleeves enhanced her natur-
al beauty. The unusual waistline
was accented with an appealing
off-center. pleated bow at the
front, and flowing from the back
of her gown was a graceful cathe-
dral train. Her elbow length veil of
illusion fell softly from a cluster of
white satin rosettes. Comple-
menting her ensemble were satin
gloves overlaid with matching
alencon lace. She -carried a beau-
tiful bouquet of white Tineke
roses, larkspur, freesia and gyp-
. sophila satiated with green tree
fern and 'embellished with lace
bows and streamers to comnple-
ment her gown. Her only orna-
ment was a hand painted heir-
loom ,brooch that had been
brought from Ireland by .the
groom's ancestral grand mother
in the 17QO0s. It has been worn by
his maternal family since that
time, and was worn by his moth-
er on her wedding day.
As the bride reached the altar,
David Lowery sang a beautiful
rendition of "Because". The bride
was given in marriage by her
father, who then took' his place
beside Rev. Baxter for the admin-
istering of the vows' spoken in
both Spanish and English.
Following the exchange of the
wedding rings, they -knelt for
prayer offered in Spanish by Rev.
Duarte, followed by "The Lord's
Prayer" lifted in song by David
Lowery. Mrs. Duren again .softly
played "Bless Be The Tie That
Binds" as they rose and together
lit the candle representing their
To climax the wedding cele-
bration guests were invited to a
reception in the church fellowship
hall. Laura Queen entertained the
guests during the reception with
her talent at the piano.
The, cake table provided a
lovely focal point for.the. room. It
held an artistic tiered wedding
cake. The traditional cutting of
the cake was done by the couple
with an engraved knife used by
the groom's parents June 11,
1958 at the same church. Chelita
Andrade, friend of the bride, cut
and served cake to the guests.
Serving punch from a beauti-
ful crystal bowl were Ann Tison
and Ann Roberts.
The reception was directed by
Betty Sue, Anchors. Graciously
assisting were Frances Baxter,
Marsha Bond, Dot Creamer,
Donna Ray, Cora Sue Robinson,
Carolyn Rish, Janis Tankersley
and Bonnie Wynn.
Floral. designs and planning
for both the wedding and recep-
tion were arranged by the groom's
great aunt, Eleanor Fewell, with
thp assistance of her associate
Juanita Smith and her husband O
Fred. This beautiful contribution
was a gift to the wedding couple.
Guests from out of town were:
Mr. & Mrs. John Paul Blount,
Jeremy & Amy; Mrs. Les Furr &
Leslie Kate from Atlanta, Ga.; Mr.
& Mrs. Vance Waggener from
Columbus, Ga.; Dr. & Mrs. Al
Harbour & Lyndsay from Dothan,,
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Juvenile Justice Looking For Volunteers
Sheri S. Paidner' and Todd A. Sterzoy
Shedri S. Palmer and Todd A. and Knight.
Sterzoy, both of Tallahassee, are Her fiance graduated from
proud to announce their engage- Wewahitchka High School in
ment. Shert fs the. daughter of 1986, earned an associate's de-
Janice S. Brin'son of Thomasville, gree from Tallahassee Communi-
Georgia and -the late Jerry A. ty College in 1992 and is major-
-Brinson. Todd Is the son of Mr. I: ng in political science at Florida
and 'Mrs. Richard A. Sterzoy of. -, State UniVerplty. He is a legal as-
Wewahitchka. sistant at Holland and Knight.
The bride-elect graduated
from Central High School in 1987
and attended Thomas College.
She is a legal secretary at Holland
Ala.; Mr. and Mrs. Jose' Andrade
from Equador, South America;
Mr. & Mrs. Lee Ellzey.& Meghan
'from Inverness: Miss Jamie &
SMiss Carrie Cornwall. Mrs.
i Eleanor-Fewll; Mr..& Mrs. Mark
Fewell, Christyk,& Saliantha; Mr.
& Mrs. J. B. Griffith. Mr. & Mrs.
Fred Smith from Jacksonville;
Miss Chellta Andrade; Ell Duarte,
Rev. & Mrs. Eliseo Duarte; Ms.
Marlene Orsini, Keren & Valeria:
Mr. & Mrs. Antonio Ramirez,
Gerson &'Karina and Miss Tracey
Santiago from Miami; Mr. & Mrs.
Bill Bliss; Mr. & Mrs. Michael.
McPherson. Abigail & John from
Mobile, Ala.; Ashley Abrams from
Orlando; Mrs. Kevin PetUs. Mr. &
:Mrs. Jim Preston, Miss Sharon
Sherman. Ms. Cristle Taylor from
Panama City: Mr. & Mrs. Kevin
Griffis from Savannah, Ga.; Miss
Frances Buchanan, Gene Floore,
SMr. & Mrs. Keith Johnson. Mr.'&
Mrs. Ken Massey, Ms. Carol
McCormick, Mrs. Laura Queen &
Julie, Mr. & Mrs. Cecil Shiver;
Mr. & Mrs. Tim Taylor, Mrs. Pat
Ventby, from Tallahassee.
PRE NUPTIAL PARTIES
A wedding shower was given'
by members of Calusa Commun-
Ity Church and the faculty of Cal-
Susa Preparatory School in Miami
on May 21. Hosting the party
S were: Mary Ann Barrentine' and'
Dee Dee Fowler.
An October 21 wedding. at
First United Methodist Church of
Wewahltchka is planned.
S""" "1 "" from Page 4
A going away gathering was
given for Libla and Rick by her
mother and sister in the home of
friends Mr. and Mrs. Antonio
Ramirez in-Miami on June 9.
On June 22 a lovely luncheon
was given in the home of Ann
Roberts on Garrison Ave. Co-
hostess for this occasion was
The bride-elect was honored
with a coffee on June 24 in the
fellowship hall of First United
Methodist Church. Hostesses
were Phyllis Altstaetter. Dot
Creamer, Virginia Harrison, Gall
Hinote, Cora Sue Robinson.
Martha Sanborn, Bobble Watts
and Judy Williamsi.
On June 29 Ann Tison was
hostess to a, bridesmaids lun-
cheon in her home Pon Consti-
tution Drive. Libla chose this Lime
to present gifts to her attendants.
On Thursday, June 29 Rick
and' Libia were honored with a
-sunset cruise and picnic dinner
aboard the Raffleld's Houseboat.
On Friday morning, June 30,
Elwyn Blount prepared and
served an elaborate brunch to the
immediate families of her grand-
son and granddaughter-to-be. ,
Friday evening, following the
wedding rehearsal. the groom's
parents hosted a dinner at Julie's
Juvenile Justice Secretary,
Calvin Ross, highlighted a recent
county chair meeting in Marian-
na. Melissa Ramsey of the Gulf
County Guidance Clinic was
present for the meeting and met.
with Secretary Ross about issues
relevant to the local juvenile jus-
tice program. Mrs. Ramsey. is the
Port St. Joe Juvenile Justice
counselor for the Guidance Clin-
Secretary Ross made meeting
introductions and also closing
comments. Meg Bates,- the Board
and Counsel's Coordinator, gave,
an update on the program. Pat
Nichols, Division Director of Pre-
ventiorn and Iritervniition, gave a.
funding initiative update for the
department. Rick Davision. the
Director of the Legislation Affairs
Office, gave a legislative status re-
port. There was time, for com-
mnents from council members.,
Concerns of the Juvenile Jus-
tice Program are that more pre-
vention and intervention services
are needed. to identify, at-risk
youth. Program officials noted
that services are working well,
but could use more funding for:
increased drug, alcohol and men-
tal health services, resources to
deal with truancy problems, more
in-home services for family sup-
port and preservation, and more
services in rural areas.
Locally,l Mrs. Ramsey, the city
police department and many oth-
er dedicated professionals have
been working to make the Gulf
County Juvenile Justice Program
a stand-out model of what a rural
county program can be. While
many inroads have been made,
there is still a great need for more
.professional people who are will-
ing to volunteer their time, talent
and concern for toinorrow's adult
population. ; '
Gulf Coufity Juvenile Justice
Melissa Ramsey, left, member
of Gulf County's Juvenile Justice
Council, is shown at a recent
meeting in Marianna with the.
Juvenile Justice Secretary, Calvin
James Michael Rigsby and
Melissa Kay Watson
Temple and Sharon Watson
of Port St. Joe have announced
the engagement and forthcoming-
marriage of their daughter, Melis-.
sa Kay Watson, to James Michael
Rigsby, son of Jim and Hazel
Rigsby of Madison, Tennessee.
The bride-elect is a 1988 Port
St. Joe High School graduate.
She received her bachelor's de-
gree in commercial music from
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checkers, Tavia Register, first and
Quita Russ,.'second; horseshoes,
In Recreational Program
Penny Peterson, first and Brittany In the 9-11 year-old division:
Bryant,' second; pool, T. C. Wou- checkers, Santiel Chambers, first
lard, first and Rasharon Thomas, and Kayla Jefferson, second;
second; T-ball, Quita Russ, first horseshoes, Prince Jones; first
and Treva North, second; and and Santiel Chambers, second;
basketball, Garrett Garland, first ping-pong, Prince Jones, first and
and T. C. Woullard, second. Channing Pittman, second; pool;
Raye Bailey, Jr., first and Ter-
rance Chambers, second: T-ball.
Laketta Beechum. first and Kayla
Jefferson, second; and basket-
ball, Woodrow Cherry, first and
Raye Bailey. Jr.. second.
In the 12-14 year-old dlM1-
,'. slon: checkers., Seneca Cham-
"'.L .*. Chabers, first and Stanley Winfield.
Second: horseshoes. Mario
Swantson. first and Nehemiah
Russ, second: ping-pong Rod
5.-, Chambers, first and Brandon Wil-
hlams, second; pool, Stanley Win-
field, first and Brandon Williams.
Second; T-ball, Courtney Lenox,
S,., first and Tasmin Nickson, sec-
"-" 'ond; and baseball, James Dan-
iels, first and Derrick Larry. sec-
:'- '': '.- In the 15-18 year-old dMiv-
Ssion: checkers. Shannon Gant,
: first and Shontell Fedd. second;-
horseshoes, C. J. Jones, first and
Dan Bolden. second: ping-pong.
Robble Dixon, first and Pierre
Hall, second: pool. Jermaine Pe-
terson, first and Shannon Gant,
second; and basketball, Chad
Quinn, first and Dominque Ward,
A two day conference for
youth ages 11-17 years is being
planned for August 18-19 here in
Port St. Joe. The purpose is to
address problems and issues
which today's youth face every
day and is designed to promote
spiritual, social, civic and creative
Activities will include large
and small group sessions, sleep-
ing overnight with peers, a cook-
out, entertainment, door prizes
and other events. Friday will be
celebrated as T-shirt day.
The conference will begin on.
August 18 at 6:00 p.m. and last
until 11:00, and will reconvene at,
8:00 the next morning until 4:00
The event, sponsored jointly
by Project: Mold-A-Male and the
Port St. Joe Police Department,
needs the assistance of the com-
munity to insure the success of
this event.' Volunteers as role
models and on-site helpers,
rooms for overnight guests, and
concerned adults to encourage
youths to apply are desperately
Pre-registration is required by
August 14. Call (904) 229-6624 or
The Gull County Senior Citi-
zens Association, Inc. will be hav-
ing a sub sandwich sale on Fri-
day. August 1H. from I 1:00 a.m.
until 1:00 p.m. in the Frank Pate
Park. This meal will include an
eight inch submarine sandwich
with 3 meats and cheese (plus-
lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers
and onions). plus chips and ice
tea for $3.00.
The organization members
will be delivering to local busi-
nesses. For more information or
to place an order please call 229-
8466 before 4 p.m. on August
The public is encouraged to
stop by the park (adjacent to First
Union Bank) and pick one up.
Proceeds will go toward the new
Senior Citizens and Community
Center building fund.
NOTICE. IS HEREBY GIVEN [hat MNade.Kn
Cowan. the holder of the flowing Tax Ceruficate.
h3s Iled said cer-Ullcae for a tax deed iu be issued
d-,ereon The ceruicate number and ear ofI' ssu-
ance. the description o1 the property. and the
rarrmes in which it was assessed are as follow
Certificaste No. 70
Year of Issuance: May 26. 1993
Descnptlon of Property
Be.iinrdng at a point on the South line of Lot 4.
Blcck 2. Midway Park Subdivision. as per plat
thereof recorded In Plat Book I Page 43. Public
Records of Gulf Counrt. Florida said point being N
87:00 I E. 519.91 feet from the Southwest Cor.
ner 01 ofsaid Lot 4. thence S 82,1424 E l-rl14998
feet to a poinu hence conLinue S 82 1424 E for
40 feelt. more or less., to tie waters of uthe Dead
Lake., thence Northw.esterly along said ,ae.rs, of
-.e Dead Lakes to a point that Is N 87'O000 E of
the Point of Begrintng; -thernce S 87 0000 .% lor
20 feet more or less. to a point thence cornunue S
,7-00o00 W for 147 34 feet to the Point of Begin.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
IN RE: E_'TATF OF PROBATE DIVISION
ODELL KEITH File Number 95-45
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of ODELL
KEITHI. deceased, File Number'95-45, Is pending
in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida. Pro-
'bate Division, the address of which is Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street. Port St Joe Florida
32456. The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's
attorney are, set forth below. ,
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
All persons on whom this notice Is served
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will, the qualifications of the personal repre-
sentative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are
required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE, DATE OF THE fIFlRiT fPIPLIC.ATION OF Ti-ilS
NOTICE ORI n-IRIRr D.A'3 A AfiR TiE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY ''F TiH1 No-tICE ON TEEMN
All'cr. Ii.-: -Af thA e ..I.:e le,n nd other r per-
sons having :arrL .: deir, a -. h'-i ,Jr.(:c.J.' 3
estate on h,:rnm ', r.o: :' 1 id i,:.u..- : L- -e'r ed
.' ,iti,, thlee in*:,hl-i. U lrei ,-,, ,l.,,c :I ,J-,e I_1- prl.-
-ba l t,,l .*f thi- ic.jce must file their claims with
Lhu :Cci,rr %inqlNJ THE- LATER OF THREE
Mc.ONTHrt AFTER' TiE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION -,r 11-115 NOTICE ORTHIRTY DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OFA COPY OF THIS
NOTICE CON Ti-EM
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their, claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE,
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BID FOREVER
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice a August3, 1995.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin
Post OfTice Box 98
Pon St. Joe. FL 32456
Telephone 19041 227-1 159
Florida Bar No. 699070
John S Crosby
307 Auenue D
Port St. Jc-e. FL 32456
2tp. Augu.st 3 & 10. 1995.
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The mail still goes through,
even though it may run into a lit-
tle delay along the way, Marvin
Jones of Port St. Joe found out
this past week.
Jones received a birthday
"card last week, mailed to him
from New Port Richey, Florida,
just down the coast a piece from
Port St. Joe.
Nothing exceptional about
that-except-the card was
mailed four years and three,
The errant birthday card took
the scenic route to Port St. Joe, to
New York, and possibly other
points. The envelope contained a
readable New York cancellation.
Nobody knows what hap-
pened to the envelope on its way
here. It was pretty beaten up and
mended with tape by the time it
Oh yes! The envelope con-
tained the wrong zip code in the
address! It was coded 32450. Port
St. Joe's code is 32456.'
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens Association,, Inc. is very
grateful to Jeannie's Let's Knit
Yarn Shop, Linda's Restaurant,
Showtime Video, Ard's Florist.
The Star and the Big Barn for
selling peanut brittle to help raise
funds for the new center.
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Extra Items or Extra Cheese ....... 1.09 1'.29 1.49
ITEMS TO CHOOSE FROM:
Pepperoni.* Mushrooms Italian Sausage Ham Green Peppers Onions
Ground Beef BlackOlives Pineapple s Anchovies Mild Peppers
THE WORKS 10.25 12.50 15.95
Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Ham, Italian Sausage, Green peppers
& Onions (Anchovies on request) '
STICKY FINGERS ...............10.95 13.50 16.95
Cheese, Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Ham, Italian Sausage,
Green Peppers, onions, Black Olives & Ground Beef
^ (Anchovies on request) "
10 Wings 20 Wings
served w/Celery, Bleu Cheese & Spicy Howie Sticks
Howle Bread w/Cheese
I &1 I Large Chef Salad
Howlemongous Specialty Pizza I
Howle Bread w/Cheese
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LUNCH SPECIALS 11 am- 3 pm
1 Small 1-Topping $ 45
Pizza & Small Coke $ 3 5
I Pasta for One-- $ 951
I &Howie Bread 3 $ I
IAny Half Sub, Hqwle 45
I Bread & Coke $3 I
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A delicious dessert treat\
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Choose Apple, Peach
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Over 130 Locations in Florida
Pasta Dinners -- served w/Howe Bread
: ., Fonr For 2
BAKED SPAGHETTI ..................... 4.95 8.95
Layered w/Mozzrella Cheese & served w/Howie Bread
BAKED ZITI .................................... 4.95 ," 8.95
A generous portion of Zit topped with Mozzaiella cheese & baked to a golden
RAVIOLI ..............................:. 4.95 8.95
Cheese stuffed Ravioli topped with our own sauce.
w/Meatballs or Mushrooms .99 1.25
Oven Baked Subs
Deluxe Combination ...................................... 4.65
Filled full of Pepperoni, Diced Ham, Mozzarella Cheese,
Italian sausage, Lettuce, Tomato, Onions & Mild Peppers
Steak, Cheese & Mushrooms ............................ 4.65
Steak, Cheese, Mushrooms, Lettuce. Tomato, onions & Mild Peppers
Ham & Cheese .................................................. 4.65
Ham, Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Onions & Mild Peppers
Pizza Sub ........................................... 4.65
Pizza Sauce, Pepperoni & Cheese
M eatball Sub .................................................... 4.65
Meatballs with Spaghetti Sauce & Mozzrella Cheese
Bacon Cheeseburger Sub ................................ 4.65
Ground Beef, Bacon & Onion on request
Salads SM MED LG
Antipasto Salad............. 2.50 3.95 5.50
Lettuce, Ham, salami, Cheese, Pepper Rings, Onions,
Tomatoes & Black Olives
Chef Salad ....................... 2.25 3.25 .4.95
Fresh Crisp Lettuce, Tomatoes & onions topped with Diced Ham,
Mozzrella Cheese & Black'Olitves
'Tossed Salad................. 1.75 2.50 3.50
Lettuce, Tomatoes & onions with your choice of dressing
EXTRA DRESSING 15C V
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THURSDAY thru SATURDAY
Open' 11 A.M. to 11 P.M. Lobby Closes at 10 P.M.
Carry Out Window Open to 11 P.M.
SUNDAY thru WEDNESDAY
Open 11 A.M. to 10 P.M. Lobby Closes at 9 P.M.
Carry Out Window Open to 10 P.M.
THE STAR', PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1995
H H ^.I .. .- ,,: -
NOTICE vr wra.ICATIO
I I' I
Beginning at a point on the South line of Lot 4,
Block 2,, Midway Park Subdivision, as per plat
thereof recorded In Plat Book I, Page 43' Public
Records of Gulf County, Florida; said point being N
87'00'00" E. 667.25 feet from the Southwest Cor-
ner of said Lot 4; thence N .7352'20" W, 72.59
feet; thence N 4037'40" E, 38.00 feet; thence N
85'37'40" E, 23 feet more or less, to the waters of
the Dead Lakes: thence meandering along and
with said waters 66 feet, more or less, to a point
on the South line of said Lot 4, Block 2: thence S
87*00'00" W along said South line 20 feet, more or
less, to the Point of Beginning.
Name in which assessed: John J. Simmons
All of said property being In the County of Gulf,
State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed ac-
cording to law, the property described in such cer-
tificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the
front'door of the Gulf County Courthouse at 11
o'clock, A.M.. EST, on Wednesday, the 6th day of
Dated this 27th day of July, 1995.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Rebecca L. Norris, Deputy Clerk
4tc, August 3, 10, 17 and 24, 1995.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN RE: ESTATE OF PROBATE DIVISION
BENNIE C. TILLER File Number 95-31-CP
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of Bennie
C. Tiller, deceased, File Number 95-31-CP, is
pending In the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Flor-
Ida. Probate Division, the address'obf which is 1000
Fifth Street, Port St Joe.Florida 32456. The names
and addresses of. the personal representative and
the personal representative's attorney are set forth
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
All -persons on whom this notice is served
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will, the. qualifications of the personal repre-
sentative, 'venue, or Jurisdiction of this Court are
required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE. OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice Is served
within three months after the date of the first pub-
lication of this notice must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
S-All other creditors of the decedent and per-
s..:,r. having claims or demands against the dece-
dents e.tlae must file their claims Ilth this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
T'E FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice Is August 3, 1995.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Elijah Smiley, Esquire
Post Office Box 1608
Panama City, FL 32402
Telephone: (904) 784-6606
Florida Bar No. 0508918
109 Bay Street
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
2tc. August 3 & 10, 1995.
N FOR TAE DEED
THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 3. 1995 PAGE 7A
All bus routes, with a few ex-
ceptions, are the same as last,
school term. There will be only
three buses serving North Port St.
Joe instead of the usual four,
therefore, routes will vary some.
Pick-up times and drop-off times
will be approximately the same as
School starting and ending
times are as follows:
Highland View. Elementary,
7:55 a.m.-2:10 p.m.; Port St. Joe
Elementary, 7:55 a.m.-2:10 p.m.;
Port St. Joe Middle School, 8:05
a.m.-2:18 p.m.; Port St. Joe High
School, 8:05 a.m.-2:24 p.m.; We-
wahitchka Elementary School,
7:55 a.m.-2:10 p.m.; Wewahitch-
ka High School, 8:05 a.m.-2:20
Retires After 40 Years
Clio (Cannonball) Adkison is shown at his retirement party this
past Saturday at the Centennial Building. Fellow workers and fami-
ly gathered to recognize him on his nearly 40 years of service to
Apalachicola Northern Railroad Company. Cannonball has finally
decided to stop riding the back of the trains and resort to more
leisurely pursuits. He left the cottonflelds of Alabama to follow the
rails and help the trains move in and out of Port St. Joe.
LFEI WAE TSI:*
Rosa Mae Hand
Mother Rosa Mae Hand, 83,
of Wemwahitchka, died Wednesday,
July 26 in Gulf Pines Hospital in
Port SL Joe. She was a native of
Kingsland, Georgia and a resident
of Wewahitchka for' many years.
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Computer Balancing Disposal Tax
City Pickup Fee
She was, a member of Carter's
Temple First Born Church and
served as mother of the church.
She is survived by seven chil-
dren, James Jr. (Betty), Lester
Hand, Earnest Hand Sr. (Linda),
Rosa Lee Williams (Timothy),,
Catherine Jones and Riller Hunt-
er (Eddie Sr.), all of Wewahitchka
and Bryant Hand Sr. (Annie J.) of
Apalachicola; .38 grandchildren;
one gi-eat-great-grandchild; three
brothers, Curtis Way (Mabeline)
and Nathaniel Way, both of King-
sland, Georgia and Macon Way
(Artlee) of Jacksonville:. two sis-
ters, Annie Bell Cook and Angela
Lowery, both of Kingsland; three
sisters-in-law, Bearley Way of
Kingsland, Elease McCullough of
Port St. Joe and Frankie James of
,Lima, Ohio; and a hoLst of nieces,
.nephews. other relatives and
Funeral services for Mother
Hand were held Monday, July 31
at 2:00 p.m. in Carter's Temple
First Born Church with Elder
Bradford Johnson officiating. In-
terment followed in the Williams-
burg Cemetery in Wewahitchka.
Charles R. Krisher
Charles R. "Sarge" Krisher,
Master Sergeant, U. S. Army, re-
tired, 86, of Mexico Beach, died
Friday, July 28 in Tyndall A. F. B.
He was born in Pitkairn,
Pennsylvania on April 4, 1909,
and served in the U. S. Army for
22 years, retiring due to disability
on February 29, 1952. He served
during WWII and the Korean War
and was a member of the John C.
Gainous Post #10069, VFW, and
the Orlando.Post #400, American
Legion. He worked as a civilian
employee at Tyndall A.F.B. for teh
years after his military retire-
Survivors include his wife,
Louise B. Krisher of Mexico
Beach; his daughter,' Cheryl
Krisher McKloskey of Erie, Penn-
sylvania; and his three grandchil-
dren, Matthew A; Mead, Michael
K. Mead and Kendra A. Mead, all
of York, Pennsylvania.
Cremation was scheduled. A
memorial service was held at 3:00
p.m., Monday at the First United
Methodist Church of Port St. Joe,
conducted by Reverend Oliver
Taylor and Reverend Zedoc Bax-
ter. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made in his memory to a
favorite church or charity or to
the American Cancer Society.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY
ALLSTATE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
GASKIN-GRADDY INSURANCE AGENCY
'; Serving The Panhandle Since 1931 ...
Open 8:00 5:00 Monday through Friday
148 N. Second Street Wewahitchka
Phone: 639-5077 Night: 639-2743
Violet Gaskin Graddy
Do Well At Camp
Port St. Joe Middle School's
cheerleading squad recently at-
tended the Universal Cheerlead-
ers Association (UCA) camp held
here in Port St. Joe. During the
week, the girls focused on various
cheerleading skills which includ-
ed cheers, chants, jumps, pyra-
mids, and partner stunts. On the
competition level the squad re-
ceived three superior ribbons in
cheer, two superior ribbons in
sideline chants and a superior
ribbon in cheer-stunts and
Nicole Royster and Jessica
Pate were selected by UCA to par-
ticipate in the All-Star program to
.be held at Disney World. On
Wednesday, the squad was
judged on overall performance
and received a superior trophy at
the end of camp for their exper-
The Middle School cheerlead-
ers would like to thank Frank
Pate and Troy Gay for their con-
tributions towards the recent
fund raising activity. The winners
of the two drawings for $50.00
worth of gas were Charles Ash
and Ashley Stephens.
The 1994-95 Highland View
Elementary School yearbooks
have arrived at the school.
Anyone who has pre-paid
may pick up a copy on Wednes-
day, August 9 between 10:00
a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the school
Former sixth grade students
will .be able to buy a copy of the
Yearbook at the Middle School or-
ientation on August 9.
'Anyone who would like to
purchase a yearbook, please con-
tact Paula Boone at 647-5031.
Highland View Elementary
School will be having an orienta-
tion for all students on August 9
from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Stu-
dents may come at this time to
meet their teachers.
Classes will begin on Thurs-
day, August 10 at 7:55 a.m. for
Kneeling left to right: Amber Daniels, Jennifer Craig, Kylene Butler,
Jenny Patterson, B. J. Presnell. Standing left to right: Jessica Pate,
Lisa Rowan, Nicole Royster, Alicia Sanders, LaKeythia Filmore
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tip. on Reid-
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5 9:30 p.m.
Featuring a wide variety of vegetables, beef, chicken, fresh baked
breads, home made desserts and much, much more. All for just s5.99
(Kids under 10 years old 40,t x years old)
Plus nightly specials 1!
11 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Features a wide variety of salads, home made soups, sandwiches and
"Blue Plate" specials featuring seafood, beef, chicken and pasta dishes daily.
Sunday 11 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
Featuring fresh roast beef, turkey, seafood Newburg over puff pastry,
wide variety of vegetables, dressing and gravy, mashed potatoes and
gravy, wide variety of desserts and much, much more and then some.
Kiwanis Club meets upstairs at noon on Tuesdays,
Rotary Club meets upstairs at noon on Thursdays.
Enjoy grease free cooking!
222 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe
NOTICE OF LAND USE CHANGE
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners proposes to change the use of land within
the area shown in the map in this advertisement.
An Adoption Stage Public Hearing on these matters will be held at the regular meeting of the
Gulf County Commission at 6:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, August 8, 1995 in the Commission Meeting
Room in the Gulf County Courthouse.
This proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment is consistent with the stipulated settlement
agreement between DCA and Gulf County, dated on 6-2-95. This agreement requires specific reme-
dial actions as follows- --
1, FLUM Amendment 2A (13) Approximately 106 acres.
The amendment changed the FLUM designation from Recreation to Mixed
Commercial/Residential-Low Density (MCR-LD). The County shall amend the FLUM as
For 31 acres west of CR30 change designation from MCR-LD to Residential-Low Density
(R-LD) with maximum density of 2 du/ac.
For 17 acres south of CR30 change .
designation from MCR-LD to R-LD ". I
with maximum density of 3 du/ac. -.
For the remaining 58 acres-change -
designation from MCR-LD to : .
FLUM Amendment 2A (41)-
AlTproximately 61 acres. t .:L .
The amendment changed the FLUM ." '" --:
designation from Agriculture to
MCR-LD. The County shall amend
the FLUM as follows:
For 4.5 acres (Indian PassGrocery -
no change, remains MCR-LD and St.
Joe Telephone Substation).
For remaining 56.5 acres change
designation from MCR-LD to
3. FLUM Amendment 2A (68) -
- Approximately 122 acres.
The amendment changed the FLUM
designation form Conservation to
R-LD. The County shall amend the
FLUM as follows:
For the acreage upland of the -
change designation from R-LD to
MCR-LD contour line identified on
the attached U. S. G. S. Quadrangle
sheet of the Howard Creek area.
For the remaining acreage change
designation from R-LD to Agriculture.
4. FLUM Amendment 2B -
Approximately 57 acres.
The amendment changed the FLUM designation from Agriculture to R-LD. Subsequently, per
County Ordinance No. 94-08, 7 of the 57 acres were redesignated Agriculture. The County
shall amend the FLUM as follows:
For the remaining 50 acres change designation from R-LD to Agriculture.
The Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment is available for inspection, M-F from 8-5 EDT
in the Gulf County Planning/Building Department in the Gulf County Courthouse.
Questions concerning the land use change should be directed to the Chief Administrator, Don
Butler at (904) 229-8944.
Interested persons may attend the hearing and be heard regarding the proposed land use
Life Home Auto Business.
1 15% DISCOUNT ON AUTO INSURANCE
(904) 227-2106 Sam Sweazy Agent Port St. Joe, FL
I LIQUID CHLORINE]
ITS LIGHTER SIDE
"Do you have Prince Albert in a can? You do! Well, please let
him out!" Youngsters just cannot resist calling us with this age-
old joke. But frankly, we have never really minded this or the
occasional other inoffensive joke. For it keeps our sense of
humor alert in a profession that is mostly concerned with the
seriousness of helping to treat sickness.
It also gives us a lift when a customer tells us a humorous
incident about their child or family. For it makes our
relationship more personal and we consider ourselves to be a
personal service pharmacy. We feel that a good laugh can
sometimes be the best available medicine and we try to always
have it in stock.
"A GREAT MANY PEOPLE ENTRUST US with their pre-
Sscriptions, health needs and other pharmacy products.
We consider this trust a privilege and a duty. May we be
your personal family pharmacy?"
STOCKING A COMPLETE LINE OF HOME HEALTH NEEDS WITH DIRECT
BILLING TO MEDICARE
Buzzett's Drug Store
317 Williams Avenue Port St. Joe
Rev Convenient Drive-Through Window
SRevlon Cosmetics Carlton Cards Russell Stover Candles
National Caliber Teams
The local Preble-Rish baseball
team hosted one field of the
National AAU 18 and under tour-
nament at the Port St. Joe High
School field Friday through
Monday of this past week. They
posted a 1-3 record in one pool of
the 28 team event.
Friday evening the local team
lost 4-3 in the bottom of the sev-
enth inning to the defending
national champions from Stow,
Ohio. Saturday they lost 10-1 to
Cincinnati, Ohio but bounced
back Sunday evening to defeat
South Carolina 13-0. Monday
evening they lost their final game
to Hartsell, North Carolina, 10-0.
The North Carolina team is prob-
ably one of the strongest teams in
* the tournament which is continu-
ing throughout this week.
In the 4-3 loss Friday, Russell
Young pitched a great game for
Preble-Rish with Cameron Likely
and Ryan Yeager supplying most
of the offense with two hits each.
Likely had a single-and triple with
In the second game Des
Baxter took the loss on the
SWilliams Played In All-Star Game
Aids In North's 15-0 Victory In Jacksonville
Robert Williams, tired from a
long night of work at his summer
job, climbed into his bed at 4:00
a.m.for what he thought would be
a nice, relaxing opportunity to
catch up on a night's sleep.
Maybe even dream of what waits
ahead for him as he checks into'
Liberty University (Lynchburg,
Virginia), next week fulfilling his
ambition to play college football.
Before the 6'4" 225 pound
lineman could get sound asleep
Port St. Joe High School head
coach and athletic director Fred
Priest was banging on his door at
6:00 in the morning. Priest asked,
Robert if he wanted to play in
Florida's North/South Allstar
game Saturday. He had previous-
ly been selected as an alternate
for the North team.
Williams answered, "Sure,
but I have to be at Liberty
University next Saturday."
"I'm not talking about next
Saturday," Priest retorted, "the
game is this Saturday."
To make a logg story short
Williams joined the North squad
in Jacksonville, at 12:00
Thursday and played defensive
tackle for the North team Sat-
urday night in the annual allstar
Roberts' two solo tackles, two
tackles for losses, one caused
fumble, one quarterback sack and
two quarterback pressures were
instrumental in the North's 15-0
victory, making only the second
time in ,eight years that the North
team has won 'the intrastate foot-'
mound as Preble-Rish was over-
matched by the potent hitting of
the Cincinnati team.
In their only victory of the
tournament Preble-Rish jumped
on the South Carolina team early,
-scoring all 13 runs in the first two
innings. Cameron Likely led the
offense with his grand slam
homerun, and six RBI's. Ryan
Yeager got the win as Jarred
Patterson worked the fourth and
In the fourth game, Preble
Rish hung tight for six innings
with the score at 3-0, but were
unable to stop seven runs by the
North Carolina team in the sixth.
According to Coach Bill
Ramsey, the local team (com-
posed primarily of upcoming
juniors and seniors) gained valu-
able experience as they faced col-
lege pitchers all weekend. Most
teams entered in the tournament
had from three to nine players
already playing on the collegiate
Preble-I~ish played in the con-
solation bracket of the tourna;
ment Wednesday evening at 6:00
in Panama City.
St. Joe Wins State Sportsmanship Award
InAAA 10 and Under Tournament This Past Week
Port St Joe's AAA (10 and
under) All" Stars entered state ,
tournament play this past. week
in East Lakeland. The 8-team
event was scheduled to begin
Monday night, but was postponed
until Wednesday morning due to
St. Joe 3 Sebring 7
St. Joe faced District 8
champs, Sebring in their opening
game Wednesday afternoon.,
While St Joe played.its best de-
fensive game of the season, com-
mitting 'only. one error on the
field, it would not prove to be
enough to stop Sebring's heavy
hitters. Sebring scored seven
runs on nine hits during the
St. Joe struggled to get runs
across the plate leaving runners
in scoring position in each in-
Gulf Rifle Club
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
their monthly meeting on Thurs-
day, .August 3, starting at 6:30
p.m. at the range on Highway 71.
All members and anyone interest-
ed in joining the rifle club are
urged to attend.
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
their monthly PPC Match on Sat-
urday morning, August 5, start-
ing at 9:00. Two separate match-
es will be, shot. The first match
will be the regular PPC Match of
60 rounds. The second match will-
be the FPOA Bullseye Match con-
sisting of 60 rounds. Trophies will
be awarded in both matches to
the first and second place shoot-
ers. All handgun shooters are in-
vited to participate. These match-
es are fun to shoot.
For information on the rifle
club or their matches, call Yank
Lyle at 227-1323 or John Fadio
For the deal of your life,
THL f)AMLUGCA Gee2
JAMES C. "BO" BRAY
2251 W. 23rd St.
PANAMA CITY, FL 32405
ning. Unfortunately only three
runners would score in the game.
Hitting in the game for St.'
Joe were T. C. Chambers, with,
two singles; Chris Knox, a single
and a 'double; Duke' Hamm, a
double; and James Daniels, a sin-
'Starting pitcher Duke Hamm
received his first loss of the sea-
son going four innings, giving up
seven runs on nine hits. James
Daniels entered the game in relief
John M. Delorme, of Mexico,
Beach, has joined the ranks of
property management profession-
als who are making, the National
Association of Realtors (NAR)
Property Management Section
their home, for property manage-
ment services. '
Delorme, is owner/broker
with Fantasy Properties, Inc., a
real estate company specializing
in vacation rental management
and sales. He is also a member of
the Florida Association of Real-
tors and the Bay County Associa-
tion of Realtors. He also holds
membership in the Vacation Ren-
tal Managers Association and the
Florida Vacation Rental Managers
Authorized by NAR's Board of
Directors in April 1993, NAR's
Property ,Management Section
represents a partnership between
NAR and the Institute of Real Es-
tate Management, an NAR affili-
ate with over 60 years of experi-
ence servicing property manage-,
ment professionals. The creation
of the Property Management Sec-
tion is an example of NAR's ongo-
ing efforts to provide needed ser-
vices to realtors in specialty
Delorme's participation in
NAR's Property Management Sec-
tion reflects his commitment to
professional integrity, trustworth-
iness and advancement in the
field of'property management.
Delorme resides in St. Joe
Beach with his wife and co-
Fla. Farm Facts
The growing of ornamental
cotton in landscaping is prohibit-
ed in Florida because of the
threat of reintroducing the boll
weevil to commercial cotton
fields. The boll weevil was eradi-
cated from Florida in 1994 after
eight years of efforts costing
growers and the federal govern-
ment almost $75 million.
Got A Car to Sell?
Use the Classifieds
,Indian Pass Marine
P2178 Hwy. C 30 227-1666 Port St. Joe
", Simmons Bayou across from Pic's
PARTS & ACCESSORIES
Authorized Johnson Dealer
Parts & Accessories
SERVICE & REPAIRS
in the fifth inning to hold the Se-
bring bats silent through the re-
maining two innings of play.
St. Joe 5 East Lakeland 9
Due to the two day backlog of
tourney games, St. Joe's team"
was forced to return to the field
for its second game at 10:00 p.m.
(eastern time). St. Joe faced the
host team, East Lakeland, in a
must win situation.
However, the game was called
to an abrupt halt in the top of the
first inning due to poor field con-
ditions. The players, officials and
spectators were relocated to the
primary field as soon as it be-
came available and play resumed
at 11:45 p.m.
St. Joe was putting forth a
fair fight as they entered the
fourth inning trailing by two
runs, when Jennifer Wise of East
Lakeland blasted a three-run
homer to bring the score to 6-1.
St. Joe rallied valiantly in the bot-
tom of the inning scoring four
runs on: two hits, but this would
not be enough to pull out a victo-
ry. East Lakeland went on to win
On the mound, Adrian Peter-
son took the loss for St. Joe going
four innings giving up six runs on
three hits. James Daniels came in
to close the game in the fifth giv-
ing up three runs on three hits.
Leading hitter for St. Joe was
Duke Hamm, who blasted a triple
with the bases loaded to bring in
three runs. Adding to the offen-
sive attack was Bobby Phillips
with a single.
The Port St. Joe Police De-
partment will be conducting a
free 10-hour Firearms Education
and Familiarization Course. This
course will be held on August
24th & 25th from 6:00 p.m. until
9:061 p.m. (in classroom) and Au-
gust 26th from 8:00 a.m. until
noon (at firing range).
Anyone wishing to participate
may contact the Port St. Joe Po-
lice Department at 229-8265.
RECEIVE COVETED AWARD
With the losses to Sebring
and East Lakeland, Port St. Joe's
All Stars were eliminated from
further play. However, they did
leave a notable mark in the tour-
Word was received Sunday
that at the conclusion of the tour-
nament local host league, state,
and national Dixie Youth officials
unanimously voted St. Joe as the
recipient of the 1995 State
Sportsmanship Award. A league
trophy, along with individual tro-
phies, will be awarded next week
to the team members.
This award is one of several
received by St. Joe's Dixie Youth
traveling teams in recent years.
The officers of the league are very
proud of these youngsters and
those accompanying them for
their display of positive attitudes
and behavior while, representing
Port St. Joe.
AAA Dist. Champs
Thank you to our many sup-
porters,. for your prayers, best
wishes and donations. Despite
the hot and extremely wet weath-
er conditions in Lakeland the
boys had an enjoyable trip. After
several rain delays, we finally got
to play. Although we did not
bring back the State Champion-
ship Trophy, we did, by a unani-
mous decision, bring back the
State Sportsmanship Trophy.
This speaks well of- all the boys,
coaches, parents and community.
St. Joe has always been great to
support their teams and this year
was no exception.
Manager: Randy Phillips
Coaches: Jimmy Daniels and
Players: Terrance Chambers,
James Daniels, Michael Douds,
Stephen Gaddis, Aaron Hamm,
Byron Jones, Chris Knox, Adrian
Peterson, Bobby Phillips, Dustin
Powell, Jeremy Robershaw,
James Walker and Aaron Watson.
Views Oat Dental 9-falth
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.
If you've been wearing den-
tures for five years or more,
you should take a close look at
your appearance to see if there
have been any changes. For
example, when you look into a
mirror does the distance from
your nose to your chin seem
shorter than it used to be?
What about your mouth? Has it
"fallen" somewhat or lost some
of its resiliency? Does your
upper lip tend to pucker more
than the bottom one? If any of
these conditions are noticeable
you may need a new set of
Dentures tend to settle into
the mouth over a period of time
'and show other signs of wear
that may be detracting from
your appearance. Even though
you may have thought your
dentures would last a lifetime,
'this is not usually the case.
They usually need to be adjust-
ed from time to time, and when
serious problems develop, they
may need to be replaced.
With new dentures some of
the defects in your appear-
ance, such as sags and wrin-
kles in the mouth area, may be
decreased or eliminated alto-
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.
Bait Shrimp Cigar Minnows Squid Lures
SEarthworms Crickets Wrigglers
FULL LINE of TACKLE
Open 6 a.m. Monday-Saturday
Daxnny's Sporting Goods
306 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe
Fantasy Properties, Inc.
1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
St. Joe Beach 6918 W. Highway 98 Great View of the Gulf
from this 4 bd., 2 ba. stucco house across from dedicated beach.
House has screened porches, partially fenced lot, fireplace. Lo-
cated on large 100' x 100' lot. Priced to sell. $89,900.
Mexico Beach 416 Highway 98 Beautiful home overlooking
the Gulf across from dedicated beach. 4 bedroom, 2 bath, fully
furnished, fenced backyard, garage, nicely landscaped.
St. Joe Beach Sea Shores Townhome Large waterfront
townhome, 3 bd., 2.5 ba., fireplace, two decks overlooking Gulf,
all electric kitchen. Sold fully furnished. Excellent rental potential.
Several long-term rentals available, furnished and
Sales Rentals Vacation Rental Specialists
JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor
95 Cadillac Sedan deVille .....$28,900
95 Olds Ciera SL................. $13,900
95 Pontiac Grand Am............$14,900
95 Buick Century....................$13,900
95 Chevy Corsica................$12,900
95 Nissan 4 x 4 $14,900
Other Fine Cars, Trucks & Vans
94 Olds Achieva.....................$10,900 93 Dodge Intrepid .................$12,900
94 Geo Prizm ...................... $10,900 93 Chevy Lumina .................. $9,900
94 Gep Metro ........................ $7,900 93 Buick Park Ave. Ultra .......$18,900
94 Olds Royale .....................$14,900 93 Ford Taurus ............... ,.....$8,900
94 Pontiac Sunbird ................ $9,900 93 Subaru Loyale .................. $8,900
94 Pontiac Grand Prix ...........$13,900 93 Mitsubishi Galant ...........$10,900
92 Olds Achieva ......................$8,900
92 Toyota Tercel ................$8,900
91 Ford Escort ........................$5,900
91 Chrys. 5th Ave. ..............$10,900
92 Olds Ciera .................. $8,500 91 Olds Calais .........................$8,900
90 Mercury Grand Marquis Colony Park Wagon
book value $4-1-7,9 Our Price $7,900
94 Chevy SportSide ............$16,900 94 Geo Tracker Cony. ..........$12,900
93 GMC LWB ....................$12,900 93 Chevy X-cab 4 x 4............$19,900
93 Chevy 3.4 ton, 6.5 diesel ....$15,900 93 Chevy SportSide ............$14,900
93 Chevy S-10 X-cab ............$9,900 92 Chevy S-10 Blazer ...........$12,900
93 Chevy Astro Van ............$12,900 92 Chevy Lumina Van ...........$10,900
92 Chevy Astro Van ............$10,900 90 GMC Custom Van ............$12,900
nu;,gL+- -! S:]E:
Ward Tells Secret of Success
Speaksto Young Boys and Fathers in Local Church Saturday;
Gives Credit to Family Life, Church Activity, and Work Ethic
Charlie Ward told a group of
young boys and their fathers just
what his secret for -success has
been and what he is relying on for
the future, Saturday afternoon.
That's THE Charlie Ward; the
one ,who quarterbacked the FSU
Seminoles to a5 national champi-
pnship and is how a part' of the
New York "Knicks" professional
basketball team. The professional
athlete, conducting himself in
less than a "heroic' way, consid-
ered his responsibility as' being
more that of a "role model" than a
"hero" prima dona, as he shared
.his secret of accomplishment
with his audience at the New Cov-
enant Church on Avenue E.
Ward had three ingredients
for his brand of success which'
didn't include the usual big sala-
ry, instant recognition by every-
body and high-flying life-style.
The three ingredients' he has
relied on for his entire life are: fol-
lowing the directions God has
stipulated in The Bible, his family
and active participation in his
The former quarterback said
he had .a supportive family with
strong ties. "I have two brothers
and four sisters. We are all very,
close and supported by my par-
ents who .have been married to
each other for many years," Ward
said. "My oldest brother Is 39
years old and he is still active in
the church as are all members of
my family," he continued.
"I neither 'curse, smoke, drink
Or use drugs, even occasionally,"
he declared. ..
"With that kind of support
from. parents and looking to peo-'
ple like my pastor and other solid
citizens as role models and keep-
ing my personal life clean. I
couldn't fail. Ward affirmed. He
admitted to the tendency of
youths to look up to athletes who
receive a lot of publicity, whose
names are on the tongues of eve-
ryone at the height of their perfor-
mance career. "But, by keeping
your- values straight. you can
properly put 'our attention on
those upright people of your ac-
quaintance who are much better
people. to pattern your life after,"
Ward said that with every
choice, there is a consequence.
"Nobody is going to give you any-
thing, free!" he emphatically de-
clared. He stressed a need for be-
ing able to respect yourself in
"God has a plan for you and
it's up to you to search for that
plan and find it. God had a plan
for me. No doubt about it. That's
why I'm not in football today. God
had another plan for my life. I
don't know what it is yet, but I'm
open to His leading in my life."
Ward said it might be in profes-
sional basketball, "but if it isn't,
I'll not be disappointed. I have en-
joyed my life to the fullest thus
far and I intend to conUnue en-
joying it, by not Insisting on be-
coming something which wasn't
meant to be. I Intend to strive for
achievement to the fullest of my
ability. It's the only way I know
how. But I won't be disappointed
if I don't reach my goal."
HAD TO WORK AT IT
Ward stressed the need for
school in anything a young per-
son expected to accomplish. "It is
the thing which makes it all
work," he said.
The speaker" said school was
nearly his downfall, too. He had a
hard time with his studies. "1
couldn't pass the entrance test to
get into college, and if I couldn't
get into college, it just wasn't go-
ing to happen," he emphasized.
Ward told-how he enrolled In
a junior college, when he failed to
get Into FSU. Even then, he had
to enroll on a 'Proposition 48' pro-
gram. He testified to having to
study and cram, even when his'
peers were out having a good'"
time. "Becausemy goal was to go
'to college and possibly play foot-
ball or basketball."
Ward finally made it' Into col-
lege, after going to junior college
for two years and laying out,
studying, for a year and the rest
'"I'm proud of the fact that I
was a college athlete who gradu-
ated'" Ward exulted. "I'm more
proud of my.diploma-which, by
the way, I received with a 3.2 av-
erage-from a Proposition 48 stu-
dent to an honor graduate: I'm
more proud of that diploma than
I am of the Heisman Trophy!"
Ward expressed the impor-
tance of making your own oppor-
tunity. "An opportunity to try is
all you can ask for," he conclud-
Charlie Ward, 1994 Heis-
man award winner, is shown as
spoke to local youth and their
parents at a conference at New
Coventant Church here last
With the new school year just
around the corner, parents
should take the Ume to ensure
that their children entering kin-
dergarten are properly imrnu-
nized and protected from seven
vaccine preventable childhood
diseases before the first class bell
"Many parents may not real-
ize a new school year is only a
few weeks away and now is the
Lime to make sure their children's
immunizauons are up-to-date,"
said the Chief of the HRS Immu-
nization Program, Henry T. Ja-
Florida law requires children
to receive immunizations for the
prevention of diphtheria. pertus-
sis, tetanus, polio, rubeola, rubel-
la. and mumps before kinde'igart-
en admittance and attendance..
Proof of two doses of measles vac-
cine is required for children en-
tering and attending kindergarten
through second grade for the
1995/1996 school year. Parents
must obtain a Certificate of lIm-
munization prior to the beginning
of school to document that their
children have completed the nec-
essary immunizations to attend
school. The certificates can be ob-
tained from their? private physi-
cian or county public health
"To be fully protected from
vaccine-preventable diseases, a
child should complete the basic
series of Immunizations by age
two. The booster doses of vac-
cines should be completed prior
to starting kindergarten." he said.
"Many parents mistakenly be-
lieve these diseases are no longer
a threat to their children," Janow-
ski said. "Other'parents feel they
cannot afford to immunize their
children because they either have
no insurance or their insurance
does not cover immunizations."
One federally-funded pro-
gram is removing the cost barrier
and proving to be very successful
in increasing childhood immuni-
The Vaccines For Children
Program (VFC), implemented by
HRS only nine months ago.
creates a new and effective ap-
proach to protecting children
from potentially dangerous child-
hood diseases by reducing the po-
tential for missed immunization
opportunities. The program
makes vaccines available free of'.
charge to private health care pro-
viders who then immunize eligible
children in their offices instead of
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referring them to other locations.
These referrals often required
parents to take Lime off from
work and make a second trip to
another health care facility.
Children eligible for free vac-
cines are either enrolled in Medi-
caid. have no health Insurance,
have insurance that does not cov-
er Immunizations, are Native
Americans or Alaskan Natives
Free vaccines are provided at all
HRS county public health units
and from private physicians par-
Ucipating in the VFC Program.
"Immunization is one of the
simplest and most basic preven-
tive health care services available,
and for a child that can mean the
difference between a happy,
healthy school year or the possi-
bility of serious illness and hospl-
talization," said-Janowsk. -- --
For more Information on re-
quired school immunizations,
contact your local HRS. county
public health unit or your private
Our sincere thanks to every-
one who was so kind and gener-
ous to our family during the loss
of our dear one Geo. "Skeet"
The love that was shown will
never be forgotten. We would love
to thank each one of you person-
ally-may God bless and keep
each of you is our prayer.
Eddie & Sue Jones Family
Donna & Ronnie Drew Family
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1995 PAGE' 1B
Publi Noties 7
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant
to a Writ of Execution Issued In the Circuit Court
of GULF County. Florida oit the 30th, day ofJanu-
ary. 1995. In the cause wherirn aLENTON McLE.
MORE. was plaintiff, ani] PEiN' McLEMORE %"AS
DEFENDANT. BEING Ca.e N:, 82529 in ajd
ALSO, pursuant to a Writ of Execution is-
sued In the Circuit Court of GULF County. Florida.
on the 30th day of Jaiuar) 1995 In the cause
wherein KLENTON McLEMMORE. %AS PLAINTIFF.
and PENNY McLEMORE a.s defl'endanL being
Cui-e N. 82 5 in said Court
ALSO. pursuant to a nit of Execu .tn Is-
sued II the Ccicui t Coiurt o' GULF Countl). Florida
on the 30th dlay of January 1995. In the cause
wherein, KLeCN-I-N McLEMORE was' plaintiff, and
PENN) McLEMORE was deflerdant, beir., Case
N,. 82-%4 i ,h a. Co.url.
ALSO p..rs.uanlt to a Writ of Executilkn 15.
isued II, the Circuil Court of GULF County. Florida
on the 30th day of January, 1995 In. the cause
wherein KLENTON McLEMORE, was plaintiff and
PENN) McLEMORE WAS DEFENDANT. BEING
C-e' N'. 82-.59 i, .aid CCOrL I FRANK McKEIT'i-
EN ShernifT .oif GULF Court Florlda have leted
1iipn ,l the rinL. title and interest of KiLENTONT.
McLEMORE A'K/A K, T McLEMORE. in and to
the following decrnbed real properrn. to-nit
A parcel of laid in the City of Wewahlnchk.
c Gulf Con,'1y, Flonda aing within Sec 23.
24. 25 and 26. T45. RJOH'V. descnbed as fIol
Bean at the SE. conier cI Secdon 23. T4S.
RInO,. and extend a inne N03'2620 E alc n
ihe E line ,:.f naid Sec 23 lor 42000 leer t, a
2 nich cast iron pipe. thence S 87"3600 E
I.r 359 02 leet tic a concrete monument on
the Sotthwesiern R/W line of Stale Road
22. thence N 40 0540 W along sald R/W
line for 1369.84 feet to a concrete monu-
rmenlt: Iheiice S 0324 30 W for 167 50 feet
tc. a concrete rrmonument: thence N
8013530 W for 615 4 feet to a concrete
rnm',iumeit on the Eastern R/W line of Rner
Road (Stale Road 22-AILl. thence S
03 1500' W along said eastern R/W line lot
1822 33 feel to a Stale Road R/W nmonu.
merriet at b point of cure thence conopue
alc.ap the RiW of a curse 1o the left lor
399 70 feet (chord bearing S 003950 E.
1399 45 feel to a concrete monument
thence S A7 2 I 0: E for 151 19 feel o a
concrete mn'oliUr,'li.L thenice S 02 3900 W
for 185.00 feel to. ci1cnrele monunrent on
the Norther.. Fi. linme of Church Avenue. '
thence S T7 21 00 E al:.nig said Nortihern R,'
W line f:.r 22 5 f4 ieelet n nir-,i pipe
thence N 01'21'30" E for 150.00 feet to an
Iron pipe; thence S 8721'00" E for 230.9
feet to a concrete monument thence N
03*29'00'" E for 187.15 feet to a concrete
monument:; thence N 86031'00" W fcr 12300
feetl t a concrete mi.rinmer t. hence N
03 ,2090 E nr 1' MC leen l.7 e t0 oncreie morn
unent i-,eice N 6"A'31 O W or 75 U00 "-e
to concrete irrninment hence N 03"29'00"
'E or 124 25 feet [o a cCr,tcrete monument;
'hence N 865:440) W lor 66264 feet z
:,'.,h:cete imn-I.umellL thence S 01 2500 W
].:.r 2100 fCeeL thence N A 44u00' fr r
'265 N) feetr .:a o',ncreter mr-innent.L 'hei,:e
N '4:2500 C for 210.00 leer to. ac.ncrete
monument: thence N 86"4-100 W for 207 00
feet ao a concrete monument on the E line of
Sec 26. T4,. RIOW. thence N 03:51 10 E
al.-,ng said E line of Sec, 26 lor 808 40 feet
t, the PUB
Northeaat Quarter (NE 1141n of the Northeast
Quarter (NE 1/41-i of Section Two 121. Toar,.
Ehip 5 South. Range 10 West. containing 40
acres more or less LESS AND EXCEPT one
1iI acre cn the Nort-,west corner North of
And on the 30th day of August. 1995. ar hie
North Front D-.rie of the Gulf County Courthou.e.
in tme Clv of Porn St Joe. Gull Cuunry. Florida at
the hour of I I-00 a.m.. E S T. or as soon thereaf.
ter a. possible I will oTffer for sale all ol Lthe said
KLENTON T McLEMORE A.,'K,'A K. T McLEMORE
RICHT title and interest in alre.aid property at
public ouLcry ard will sell the samine subject to all
prinr liens., encumbrances and ludgements If ar..
ic, the highest and best bidder or bidder lor CASH.
the roceeds to be applied as far as may be to Lhe
p5 -Trenr of c.OL and 'he s3ailsfctIln 1of the alb-oe
B\. Frank McKeithen. Sheriff
,f Gulf Count Fl.:or.nda
4tc July 27 and Aug'us 3. 10 and 17.
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B & B Feed & Seed
Main St. Wewahitchka, FL Phone 639-5488
HOURS: 8-5 Mondaiy Fridma. 7:30 3:00 Saturday
All Advertised Prices are for Cash Only
H.M.C. 12'" 50 1b. bag
H.M.C. 10". 50 lb. bag
Sweet Feed .................... $5.00
H.M.C. 12% 50 lb. bag 4
Hi-Bloom Pellets ................. $5.45
H.M.C. 16%- 50 lb. bag
Rabbit Ration .................... $6.00
IVe also carri/ Caged Bird Feed
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DAVID RICH'S .
205 Third St. Port St. Joe, FL
-.Highway 71 -'-WewahitchickaFIL- -.- -
TRUCKLOAD MEAT SALE
One Day Only!
li^F5 ThUrsday, August While Supplies Last
10-13 Lb A,'g Whole Boneless
Family Pak Whole Boneless
Sliced 880 Lb.'D. L. Lee
Smoked Picnic ............ Lb.
Armour Meat 16 oz. pkgs.
Hot Dogs .................. 10 Ibs.
high speed'two line
- cutting head
REGULAR PRICE $109.95
10 LB. BAG
Armour Meat- 16 oz. pkgs. '9l
BOLOGNA ................ lOLbs. $790
Lykes Oak Creek 12 oz. pkgs. .
Sliced Bacon ........... 10opacks 50
Family Pak D. L. Lee Sliced
Slab Bacon ................... Lb
Bob White Hot or Mild- 16 oz. pkgs. $ -90
Roll Sausage ............ Oibs
4 Lbs. Georgia Boy
Srioked Sausage ..........
ONE DAY SAVINGS!
August 3, 1995
While Supplies Last!
No Rainchecks, Please!
Register to Win! Free 25 Lb.
$3495 Meat Bundle
DRAWING HELD FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 T 4:00 P.M.
Must Be 18 Years or Older to Enter
Time for Schooll
Florida Law Requires Children To
Be Protected From Certain Diseases
ST JOE RENT-ALL
706 FIRST ST. PORT ST. JOE 227-2112
PAGE 2B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOEkFL THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 19b5
Workers Honored As
PSJ Middle Whitfield Graduates PSJ Band Camp
JTPA Success Stories orientation
Heather McCall and Hiram Nix Both Fill Responsible
Positions in Gulf's Visible Business World Every Day
Two Gulf County workers,
Heather McCall and Hiram Nix,
are being honored this month at
theliorida Panhandle Private In-
dustry Council's annual meeting
as JTPA success stories.
Heather McCall realized that
to start a good career, she needed
to complete her high school edu-
cation. After receiving counseling
with JTPA, she decided to enroll
in adult high school while being
involved in JTPA's work .experi-
ence program. As .a result, she
obtained her high school diploma
in record time and was hired as
Heather McCall (left) works as an assistant to the executive.
director at Gulf County Chamber of Commerce.
Hiram Nix (right) works as assistant vice president at Citizens
Federal Savings Bank of Port St. Joe.
an assistant to the executive di-
rector at the Gulf County Cham-
ber of Commerce.
"At first I thought the JTPA
program was too good to be true.
But, I just walked into their office
and told them I needed a job-
JTPA started to help right away,'"
says McCall. ,
In her position as assistant to
Chamber Executive Director Ta-
mara Laine, McCall answers in-
quiries by telephone or mail from
all over the world (from places
such as Ghana in South Africa,
Germany, and England); types
the monthly newsletter; organizes
and mails newcomer packets;
handles' memberships; and sells
business advertising space for the
Chamber's Gulf County map.
"It's been over one year that
I've been employed here. I have
learned so much from Tamara.
She has served as my mentor.
Through her assistance, I've de-.
veloped better English writing
skills and social skills. I enjoy
meeting. the, public and this job
certainly provides opportunities
to do just that," adds McCall.
In the summer of 1988, Hir-
am Nix was looking f6r work in
Gulf County. Then in September.
of 1988, JTPA was able to offer,
Nix a job with Citizens Federal
Savings Bank of Port St. Joe as a,
microfilmer through the On-The-
Job Training Program.
In the past seven years, Nix
has received five promotions due."
to his ability to perform each job,
well and articulately. Now he,
serves as assistant vice president
of the bank.
"Looking back to that sum-
mer of 1988, I was so excited to
hear JTPA found me a job. I was
going to the JTPA office every day'
to see if new jobs were available,
'then the microfilmer position be-.
came open. JTPA provided me
with the tools and direction to get
this job," states Nix.
As assistant vice, president,
Nix oversees the Florida InfoMan-
agement System (FIS) computer,
operations; maintains bank,
equipment; supervises collec-
tions; and oversees the construc-:
tion of the bank's future Mexico,
. -Beach.location..- .-- ... ,,t.... 1
When asked.- 'what he enjoys)
,....maost.about his job, Nix respond-i
ed, "I like the flexibility of my job. !
I'm not tied down. I travel to Apa- i
lachicola, Mexico Beach, Mobile,'
.and Tallahassee. Every day is:
completely different with a new
set of challenges."
Calling Al Bulldogs!
And All of You Bulldogs-to-be...
W School Bells Ring
-It's been a great summer and
now we're ready for another great
school year! School begins onrf
Thursday, August I Oat 7:55 a.m.
Remember to eat a good break-
On Wednesday, August 9 fast, bring your school supplies,
from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., students and a positive attitude and we'll
attending Port SL Joe Elementary have another great year.
School will have anr opportunity Parent Quiz
to meet their teacher for .the How ready are you for the
1995-96 school year. Class rolls new school year? Here are some
will be posted near the front of- new school year resolutions to
fice. consider. (Give. yourself five
Points If you do an "excellent" job,
New Student Registration zero points for something you
If your child will be attending "never" do, and any score in be-
Port St Joe Elementary School tweeri that you think you de-
and you have not registered, serve.)
please come by the front office to- 1. I meet my child'si teacher at
day., the beginning of the school
year before conferences.
2. My child knows that we expect
him to do his best.
3. My child has a regular time
and place for homework.
4. My child has a regular bed-
time, and I enforce it.
5. I limit the amount of television
my child watches.
How did you score? Here's
the rating scale: 20 to 25 points
is excellent, 15 to 19 points is
good, below 15 points: you may
need to make some new resolui
tons to get this year started
Say You Saw
It In The Star!
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
Wednesday, August 9 from 9:00
to 11:15 a.m., EDT.
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 tour 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.-lst 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.-Ist 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
Heather 'Whitfield of Wewa-
hitchka has graduated from Hun-
tingdon College in Montgomery
with a BA degree. She majored -in
biology with a minor in chemis-
While at Huntingdon, Heath-
er was very active in campus life
and was president of her sorority,
Chi Omega, for two years. A spe-
cial part of her college life was her
opportunity to travel during the
Jan-terms going to England,
France, Belize, Guatemala, Ver-
mont and Canada.
Following her acceptance, she
is planning to attend pharmacy
school. Heather is the daughter of
Houston and Linda Whitfield of
The Port St. Joe High School
matching band camp will begin
on Monday, August 7. The camp
will last from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00
p.m. with a lunch break from
Any high school student in-
terested in being in the marching
band needs meet at Port St. Joe
For more information or
questions, contact Mitch Bouing-
ton at Port St. Joe High School at
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY. AUGUST 3. 1995
Spend Your $$ at Home
Shop Port St. Joe!
FLORIDA INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS'"
The Gulf County School Board recently announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for chil-
'. dren unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast
programs. The District's-Sponsor's administrative office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed
by any interested party. The following household size and income criteria will be used for determining ell-
Sgibility, effective from July 1,. 1995 to June 30, 1996.
These are the income scales used by the Gulf County School Board to determine eligibility for free
and reduced price meals.
Ralph Macomber chairman of the St. Joe dridge, seated, and building committee
Papermakers Federal Credit Union; signs a members Richard Quackenbush, Wesley At-
contract for expansion of the Wewahitchka kins and Kathy Adams, witness the event.
branch building, as the contractor, Larry El- Construction will start this month.
P"apermakers Expand i n g
Credit Union Adding to Wewahitchka Building '
REDUCED PRICE MEAL SCALE INCOME CHART
Size Annual Monthly Weekly
1 13,820 1,152 266
2 18,556 1,547 357.
3 23.292 1,941 448
4 28,028 2,336 .539
5 32,764 2,731 631
6 37,500 3,125 ;722
7 42,236 3,520 813
8 46,972 3,915 904
Expansion of their facilities in
Wewahitchka' has been approved
by St. Joe Papermakers Federal
Credit Union. Approval was given
in Port St. Joe" last week, and a
contract signed by the firm's
building committee for an agree-
ment with Larry Eldridge of
Blountstown, to do extensive ex-
pansion work to the firm's Build-
Plans are to increase the size
of the present building to accom-
modate about a'third more office
space than is currently In the
present structure. In-addition the
Credit Union installation will con-
tain'several amenities for the gen-
eral public to utilize in their
The remodeling and enlarging
program will include Installation
of the second drive-through lane
at the facility. An ATM machine
will also be installed, designed for
walk-up or drive-up utilization.
The entire building will be
bricked, making the Wewahitch-
ka Installation a carbon copy of
the Port St. Joe headquarters, In
The contractor has indicated
that work will start about the
middle of this month, to be com-
pleted in December.
Plants Do Better When Their
Nutrient Supply Doesn't Fluctuate
Controlled Release Fertilizers Give Them An Even Dose
of Growth Chemicals Throughout Their Growth Span
Feast or famine? That's a real
-problem for many house plants
-and pQr 'tlnr-'ar rettofflned 'to
tsthdil areas. Research has shown
..that plants do.much better when-.
their nutrient supplies don't fluc-
tuate. Unfortunately, when using
regular garden fertilizer, the nu-
trient level is high Immediately af-
ter application, but can greatly
diminish before fertilizer is ap-
Whenever we talk about ferti-
S llzers, we usually mention that
S most plants need several periodic
applications throughout the year.
Soils have a limited capacity to
retain nutrients. Those needed by
plants for healthy growth must be
replaced regularly. This method
of applying fertilizers at periodic
intervals is a sound and accepted
practice. But. It does require a lot
of time and work. In this article,
I'll describe an easier and more
efficient means of supplying plant
nutrients using controlled release
fertilizers. My information on time
released fertilizers was provided
In part by Extension Horticulture
Specialist Dr. Robert Black.
Controlled released fertilizers
have been used by commercial
growers for many years. They are
liquid fertilizers concentrated into
granules and surrounded by mul-
tiple layers of polymeric plastic
resin. This covering controls the
release of the fertilizer over a long
period of time. When these gran-
ules are placed in or on top of the
soil, the water from irrigation or
we've taken the
hassle out of pre-
,ualifying for a
new or used car
Roy Lee Carter
rain penetrates the plastic shell
and dissolves the nutrient core.
The granules then become tiny
reservoirs of liquid plant food,
and these automatically add reg-
ular amounts of nutrients to the
Various formulations of con-
trolled release fertilizers are avail-
able. And, each one is designed to
release nutrients for a specific pe-
riod of time. Some release their
elements within two or three
months, others supply nutrients
for four to five months.
A single application of a con-
trolled release fertilizer to flower:
pots, or small beds, should be
enough to keep the plant at the
optimum fertility level throughout
a normal growing season. Over
veiy Iorg p5eribds, it mfay be nec-
essary to make additional abpili:
- ,-cations to-keep the-fertility level
These fertilizers have other
advantages. They can be applied
any time of the year, and they're
moisture dependent, rather than
temperature dependent. With tra-
ditional fertilizers, nutrient up-
take is slowed, or stopped alto-
gelther, if the soil temperature
drops too low. Controlled release
fertilizers stop releasing nutrients
only when the soil dries out After
irrigation or rain, they continue
supplying their elements to the
:-With new plantings, con-
trolled release fertilizers can be
mixed into the soil. For estab-
lished plants. surface applica-
tions are most effective iff the
granules are tilled in lightly--
about a half-an-inch to an inch.
Be careful not to damage plant
roots when tilling. If the fertilizer
is applied to the soil surface, and
cannot be tilled In, you need to
wet the granules frequently and
thoroughly to insure release of
their nutrients. '
Generally speaking, you need'
to use less of this kind of fertilizer
if your plants are infrequently wa-
tered, have poor drainage, con-'
tain high salt levels, or grown in
areas exposed to low light. For
more Information about con-
trolled release fertilizers, check
with your local garden center op-
erator. He can provide brand
names and suggested rates of ap-
HEEL PAIN BURNING FEET
t PAINFUL FEET NOUMB FEET'
C ORNS '*r CALLUSES
S* DIABETIC FOOT CARE
CAN BE COMFORTABLY & SAFELY TREATED
IN THE PRIVACY OF OUR OFFICE
DR. BURTON S. SCHULER
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Foot Surgery Should Be A Last Resort, Not First Aid
" Most Insurance Welcome, Including Medicare
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
2401 West 15th St., Panama City
member add: +4,736
FREE MEAL SCALE INCOME CHART
,8 : 33,007
+92 member add: +3.328
Children from families whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free or reduced
Application forms are being sent to all homes with a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for free
or reduced price meals, households should fill out the application and return it to the school. Additional
copies are available at the principal's office in each school. The information provided on the application
will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school
year by school or other program officials.
Households that receive Food Stamps or AFDC "Aid to Families With Dependent Children" are i-e-
quired to list on the application only the child's name and food stamp or AFDC case number, and signa-
ture of adult household member.
For the school officials to determine eligibility, all other households must provide the following Infor-
mation listed on the application:
1) The total monthly household income must be listed by the amount received by each household
member receiving Income and the type of income it is (such as wages, child support, etc.);
2) Names of all household members:
3) Social Security number of the adult signing the application or the word "none" for this house-
hold member If they do not have a Social Security number: and
4) The signature of an adult household member certifying that the information provided is correct.
Households that list income Information and receive meal benefits must report to the school any de-
creases in household size and any increases in income of over $50 per month or $600 per year. House-
holds that list a food stamp or AFDC case number must report to the school when food stamps or AFDC
is no longer received.
Applications may be submitted at any time during the year.
Under the provisions of the free and reduced price meal policy, the principal or his/her designee will
review applications and determine eligibility. If a parent or guardian is dissatisfied with the ruling of the
official, he may wish to discuss the decision with the determining official on an informal basis. If the par-
ent wishes to make a formal appeal, he may make a request either orally or in writing to Charles Temple
Watson, Director of Support Services, Gulf County School Board. 150 Middle School Road, Port SL Joe,
EL 32456, 229-8256 or 639-2871. for a hearing to appeal the decision. The policy contains an outline of
the hearing procedure.
If a household member becomes unemployed or if the household size changes, the school should be
contacted. Such changes may make the children of the household eligible for reduced price meals, or for
additional benefits such as free meals for them, if the household income falls at or below the levels shown
In certain cases, foster children are also eligible for these benefits. If a household has foster children
living with them and wishes to apply for such meals for them, the household should contact the school
for more Information.
Unless indicated otherwise on the application, the Information on the free and reduced price meal ap-
plication may be used by the school system in defermihing whether'the-child is eligible for other educa- '
'tlonat programm s. "' .........- '. .. "- '
* In the operation of child feeding programs administered by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, no
child will be discriminated against because of race. color, sex. national origin, age or handicap. If any
member of a household believes they have been discriminated against, they should write Immediately to
the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington. D. C. 20250. r. 8/3 10/95
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By Stephen D. Cloud, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Lillian, AL
"What will Vanna wear to-
night?" This was the heading of a
newspaper advertisement for the
popular game show, Wheel of For-
tune., My cynical' response was,
"Who cares what Vanna will wear
tonight?" But we are a people ob-'
sessed with whatwe wear. It is
. big 'business; and for parerits
raising children these days, a ma-
jor expense just to keep them in
blue jeans and tennis shoes, let
alone the latest fashions. A great
mystery of the ages is how ,a
woman can stand and look at a
closet full of clothes and exclaim,
"I don't have anything to wear."
But guys, let's be fair, we can be'
pretty picky ourselves.
This grand obsession with
clothes is far from the teachings
of the Bible on the subjecL Jesus
said it most grandly, "Therefore I
tell you, do not worry about life,
what you will eat or drink; or
about your body, what you will
wear. Is not life more important
than food, and the body more im-
portant than clothes?" (Matthew
6:25). The theme of clothing one-
self is elsewhere in the Bible. It is
however, a metaphor for a much
more important fashion state-
ment. "clothe yourselves with hu-
mility toward one another" (1 Pe-
ter 5:5 NIV); "for all of you who
were baptized Into Christ have
been clothed with Christ" (Gala-
tians 3:27 NIV); "clothe 'your-
selves With the Lord Jesus Christ
and do not think about how to
gratify the desires of the sinful
nature" (Romans 13:14 NIV).
With all this, people are most
obsessed with what they wear to
church. I understand the dilem-
ma because I think it Is proper to
wear our best when we go to wor-
ship. But not all of us have the
Same idea or the same price
range for what is best. There is a
clothing that is much more im-
portant than the things that hang
in our closets; it Is the real fabric
of our lives. I have met some peo-
ple who didn't know much about
dressing properly, but when It
came to living, they were in the
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 Servite 11 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m.
^=.^? New Life Christian Center Church
p L 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.
'We fAre Covenant People'
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 .
M morning W orship........................................ 1 a.m.
Sunday Evening ......................................... ..6 p.m .
Wednesday Evening .....................................7 p.m.
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
+ +- 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (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 W orship ........................................... 6:30 CST
Wednesday Bible Study (all ages) ..........6:30 CST
H Holo Ch
0 Chapel Lane Overstreet
* Phone 648-8144
Bro. Harold J. McClelland, Jr., W.L. Tremain,
Pastor Pastor Emeritus
Sunday School............................................. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship........................................... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ................ 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening ......7:00 p.m.
IL1 FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
A e. CHURCH
508 SIxteenth Street 227-1756
S' SUNDAY WORSHIP.............. ............. 10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL.............. ............. 11 a.m.,
... USA *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
finest fashion. That is the essence
of this poem I wrote several years
. ago, ,
Our handsome suits,
our dainty dresses.,
our well-groomed locks and
these our Sunday best come off
The real test- "
Clothed in comely robes
of humility, reverence and
In these we must be clad.
If Him we would make glad
who graciously clothed our
wayward Parents with fig ,
The biggest test-
is not what we wear, .
how we look, '. '""
but who we are.
And Christ is the finest fashion.
What have you been wearing
At Long Avenue
The gospel singing group "His
Heart' will be performing at Long
Avenue Baptist Church, Sunday
night, August 6 at 7:00 p.m.
The group Is made up of men
who work at Potlatch Paper Com-
pany in McGehee, Arkansas. For-
mer residents of Port St. Joe,
Chris and Kim Davis, will join the
other members. Malcolm Massey.
Gordon Henson and Dale Wil-
The public Is invited to come
and worship in song and praise.
Film At Faith
The newest family film from
World Wide Studios will be shown
at Faith Bible Church, August 6
beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The Billy Graham production,
"Power Play", is a story of a
young, ambitious, aggressive at-
torney with a win-at-all cost men-
tality. She learns through a rela-
tionship with a new Christian
that winning isn't everything.
All are invited to enjoy the
film at Faith Bible Church located
at 801 Twentieth Street in Porl
Gulf County and community
groups throughout the state are
organizing activities for World
Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7.
This year's theme in Florida is
"Empowering Women: The Right
to Choose". Special attention is
being focused on programs and
health care providers who sup-
port and promote breastfeeding..
The Gulf/Franklin W1C pro-
gram provides breastfeeding in-
formation to all pregnant women
receiving W1C benefits and con-
tinues this support and encour-
agement after the baby is born.
WIC has an enhanced food pack-
age for those women who choose
to breastfeed, and the trained
staff provides assistance to par-
Ucipate if problems arise.
Florida has a unique history
in promoting breastfeeding. Prioi
legislation has been passed which
protects the rights of mothers tc
breastfeed in public. Last yeaJ
lawmakers adopted legislation
aimed at making healthcare pro-
viders and employers more sup
portive of breastfeeding. Thai
measure established a state
"Breastfeeding Health Initiative"
Currently, the state of Florida
leads the nation in the number o
facilities participating in the
Breastfeeding Health Initiative
This.program Is part of a world
wide WHO/UJNICEF program de
signed to encourage the promo
Uton of breastfeeding In hospitals.
Anyone interested in finding
out more Information on breast
feeding can contact their health
care provider or the Gulf County
Public Health Unit at 227-7231.
S A very special THANK YOU t
Sarg. Joe Nugent, all the Port St
Joe Police and office personnel
that helped me through a ver
S Bless you and all the othe
nice folks that came to my aid.,
PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1995
"Song of Suffering"
An "R" Rating
No one is exempt from suffer-
ing. In fact, of the few things that
all people have In common, suf-
fering is primary. And yet, most
people give suffering little
thought, that is, until they are
suffering, and then can think o(
little else. We live during a time
and in a society filled with people
that go to great extremes to avoid
pain, usually to no avail. Surpris-
ingly, many people who suffer
have said that they were the bet-
ter for It. Historically, those who
have made meaningful contribu-
tion and have become extraordi-
nary people have done so, in part,
because of the suffering they
have experienced. Is it possible
for the suffering we endure to be
productive? Does suffering pro-
duce a beautiful and human
The Reverend Howard Brown-
ing, Northwest Coast Association
Missionary director and former
pastor of the First BapUsit
Church of Port St. Joe, will be
bringing the messages on August
6 in the 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
services at the Highland View,
Baptist Church. Everyone is cor-
dially invited to attend.
ItWrhipa DhIe t
St. Joe Assembly of God
,. 309 6th Street.Port St. Joe
SSunday School....................... 10:00 am
A Morning Worship Service ........ 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Service ........ 6:30 pm
Wednesday Bible Study..........7:00 pm
t Empowered by The Spiritt
United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
i: ; i;,, Highland View
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday School ....................................................... 10 a.m.
M morning W orship ........... ............................................ 11 a.m .
Evening W orship .....-.................................................... 6 p.m .
E R N E, ELCMES____
10 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday
CHURCH OF CHRIST
11 a.m. Sunday
Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
song? If so, can we learn to sing
while suffering? We can, and The
Song of Suffering tells how.
This book deals with the
most fundamental subjects of hu-
manity life, death, suffering.
justice, God, evil. pain. joy, love,
family and many more. It gives
inspirational thoughts and practi-
cal insights into difficult Issues. It
is filled with ancient wisdom and
modern applications. The Song oJ
Suffering uniquely blends the
t practical and the mystical in a
powerful and poignant way. It
has received an "R" rating. The
"R" Is for real.
Michael LiUster, author The
Song of Suffering. is a prison
chaplain, minister, and teacher.
He has been helping those who
suffer in hospitals, prisons,
schools, and nursing homes for
years. He is an ordained minister
and will graduate from Oral Rob-
S erts University this year with,an
M.A. in practical theology. He
conducts numerous seminars,
services, and pastoral counseling
sessions each year.
S This book is for those who
r are suffering, those who want to
help those who are suffering, and
anyone who desires spiritual and
r psychological growth. The Song of
Suffering is for believers, doubt-
ers, and all seekers. It Is honest,
compassionate, and Instructive.
t without being preachy. It is a val-
uable asset for increasing the
quality of your life ,
The Song of Suffering, publ
lished by St. Matthew's Press and
f distributed by Baker and Taylor.
is also available by sending
. $7.95, plus $1.00 for shipping, to
St. Matthew's Press, P.O. Box
- | 1130. Wewahitchka, FL 32465.
- T Call credit card orders to 904-
Did You Know,..
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home electrical safety devices
used in addition to circuit break-
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o electricity leak and break the cir-
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l'I not usually found in older homes,
y but can be installed in any elec-
trical system. They are especially
r recommended for damp or po'ten-
tially wet areas like kitchens,
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"
SifFirst Baptist Church
AL I102 THIRD STREET-* PORT ST. JOE
Sunday School 9:45 am
S' Worship 11:00 am
Disciple Training 6:00 pm
Evening Worship 7:00.pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...7:00 pm
Gary Smith Buddy Caswell
Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
BIBLE STUDY...........................9:45 a.m.
MORNING WORSHIP ..................11 -00 a.m.
CHURCH TRAINING ................5:45 p.m.
e Want You To Be
of the Friendly Place"
EVENING WORSHIP ........7.00 p m.
WEDNESDAY.......... ........ 7-00 p.m.
Minister of Music
First United7Mvethodist Church
111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL32410
S Morning Church......................9:00 a.m CT.
Church School...............,, 10:00 a.m. CT
SNursery Provided 6
Dr. Louie Andrews, Pastor John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am 12 noon CT
SConstitution dn monument
Catch tlhe .S..I r PortSt. oe
S THEUNITED METHODIST CHURCH ; : '
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School.........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship.... 11:00a.m. Fellowship............. 5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship .........7:30 p.m.
C, hoir Practice
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Wednesday............7:30 p.m.
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
Monument Avenue, Port St. Joe
Sunday Worship 10:00am and 6:00pm
Call for times and details of other opportunities
There will ,be a gospel sing
Friday,, August 4 at 7:00 p.m. in
the Centennial Building in Port
St. Joe. Singers scheduled to per-
form will include: "The Calvary
Tr"o" (Roy Hogan, Carlton and
Janice Lyles), "The New Kingdom
Seekers" from St. Cloud; "The
Joybells" from Blountstown and
No admittance will be
charged, however, a love offering
will be received to help with ex-
penses. Refreshments will be
Everyone is welcome to come
out and enjoy an evening of old
fashioned gospel m isic.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. AUGUST 3. 1995
PrepareEarly For Hurricane
Stock Up On Necessities; Board Up Windows
begin, according to George Roberts, spokes-
Bridge Progress man for C. W. Roberts Contracting Compa-.
ny, prime contractor on the road. The last
The new Depot Creek bridge near Odena touches were put on re-surfacing Highway
on Highway 98 is beginning to take shape 71, north of Port St. Joe last week by the
this week with the completion of the foun- Roberts' firm. The work on Highway 98,
dation members. When the bridge is com- east, will leave only the western leg of 98
pete, the re-surfacing of Highway 98 from out of Port St. Joe, to complete re-surfacing
Port St. Joe to the Franklin County line will all arteries leading in and out of the City.
This column is provided as a service of the Gull County Guidance Clinic, Inc., a professional counsel-
ing and mental health center. It is not intended to replace psychological counseling or treatment ser-
Help, I can't sleep and it's
making life miserable My hus-
band is away on business and I
miss him, especially his physical
presence in the bed. I've tried over
the counter sleep aids and activi-
ties such as cleaning house before
bedtime. Neither one helped. I
usually get to sleep easily. What
do you recommend?
Sleepless in SL Joe
Dear Sleepless in St. Joe,
The mhjor reasonrr yu" are'
having problems sleeping is prob-
ably because your routine has
been temporarily changed while
your husband is gone. For-
tunately, you sleep well when he
Is home. There are a significant
number of people that suffer from
"insomnia." Some experience
insomnia for medical reasons and
others due to emotional stresses.
This list of suggestions for
better sleep may be helpful:
1. Avoid self-medication such as
sleeping pills or alcohol. Taken
night after night, pills will actual-
ly work in reverse and keep you
awake. Alcohol will cause a rest-
less sleep, and may wake you up.
possibly with a hangover.
2. Worry outside of bed. If you find
worries on your mind at bedtime,
get up and write the worries down
in a diary, but don't take your
stresses to bed with you.
3. Avoid naps. Naps disrupt the th
sleep habit you are trying to
4. Don't do energizing activity ti
before bedtime because you will
be full of energy instead of tired.
Exercise in the early evening to 7:'
promote sleep. El
5. Have a light snack before bed- Po
time- because hunger can disturb a.i
6. Don't smoke, and avoid caffeine w
close to bedtLme because It dis-,
,rupts sleep. -
7. Keep your bedroom quiet and
the temperature cooler if possible.
8. Lastly, sleep in moderation. Get
as much sleep as you need to feel
rested, but go to bed and awaken
on a regular schedule.
If'sleeplessness persists, con-
suit your physician or a psychia-
Melissa Ramsey, B.S.
Note: Please address your ques-
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
All bus routes, with a few ex-
.ptions. are the same as last
'hool term. There will be only
ree buses serving North Port St.
>e instead of the usual four,
therefore, routes will vary some.
ck-up times and drop-off times
ill be approximately the same as
School starting and ending
nes are as follows:
Highland View Elementary,
55 a.m.-2:10 p.m.; Port St. Joe
ementary, 7:55 a.m.-2:10 p.m.;.
ort St. Joe Middle School, 8:05
m.-2:18 p.m.; Port St. Joe High
;hool, 8:05 a.m.-2:24 p.m.; We--
ahitchka Elementary School,
55 a.m.-2:10 p.m.: Wewahitch-
q.Highj_ School,. 8;05.a.m.-2:2Q
The Carib Indians called their
thunder god "Hurakan". From
this word $comes ourword, hurri-
cane-the furious storms that fre-
quently form in the summer and
sometimes cause serious damage
along the Gulf of Mexico and the
Atlantic Seaboard. Although hur-
ricane season doesn't officially;
start until June 1. Florida is the
most hurricane-prone state-so
now is the prudent time to begin
The Florida Department of
'Agriculture and Consumer Servic-
es urges Floridlans to be pre-
pared by following these steps.
Have a two-week supply of
non-perishable food on hind. as
well as medication, a fire 'extin-
guisher, first-aid kit, tools, bat-
tery-powered radios and flash-
lights, and extra batteries.
Because hurricanes'; can
damage water systems and cause
contamination, store water If a
hurricane is Imminent. Water can
be stored in clean bathtubs. Jugs.
bottles and cooking utensils.
During hurricane season.
keep your vehicle's fuel tank full
to be prepared for sudden evacu-
ation. Service stations may be out
of service after a hurricane
Check refrigerated foods for
spoilage If an electrical power out-
age occurs. Foods that are not
properly refrigerated, or that are
not cooked thoroughly during
preparation, can harbor danger-
ous bacteria that can cause food
Year In A
' *uto *Home
"' .;. '
i *Busiries' '
If a hurricane' warning is is- ,L
sued, board up or tape windows. branch
Tape mayl not keep a, window them s
from breaking, but it can help re- become
duce the danger of flying glass. *
Check now to' make sure from yc
you have sufficient homeowners branch
,and flood Insurance. Most Insu- home,
rance companies won't issue new knowle
coverage ,once Jan area has been If
.placed under a hurricane watch avoid p
or warning. by higl
People should also inspect Instea(
the grounds around their homes the tre
prior to hurricane season to help each p
eliminate or reduce damage from e
trees. Foresters with the Florida brush
Department of Agriculture and with lil
Consumer Services Division of ricane,
Forestry recommend the follow- large
ook for dead or dying
hes on trees, and prune
so they can't be torn off and
e destructive projectiles.
.emove dead or dying trees
our property. Some trees or
hes can be removed by the
wner without special
edge or equipmentL i
f young trees need bracing,
props that can be torn loose
h winds and cause damage.
d. plant three posts around
e and tie the tree loosely to
move branches that may
the roof during balmy days
ght breezes. During a hur-
the constant friction of a
limb could wear a hole
h the roof.
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Not Strictly Sports
High Coaching Salaries Top Pay
In Other Higher Echelon Jobs
GIVE COLLEGE ATHLETICS BACK TO THE STUDENTS
Perhaps the zenith of hypocrisy in this old government town of
Tallahassee is the fact that Florida State University football coach Bobby
Bowden and basketball: coach Pat Kennedy are paid a heck of a lot more
money than college presidents, professors, other high-ranking officials
and even he-coon Gov. Lawton Chiles.
It breaks this old sports reporter's heart to say it, but the win-at-all-
costs. tradition of big-time college athletics with its utter lack of sports-
manship, moral values, and leadership probably best portrays what many
are beginning to recognize as this country's post-Christian era.
You can quickly add, of course, that .the same anything-goes-to-win
situation exists in Gainesville where football coach Steve Spurrier and
basketball coach Ron Kruger compete with Bowden and Kennedy in pay
packages. It's not called a state payroll, but under a different name (the
University of Florida Athletic Association) it is the same thing-an embar-
rassing amount of money that sends the wrong message to our young
Ditto for the University of Miami, a private school in the big Florida
three. When-all the figures are known you'll find Bowden at the top of the
big school pay field ($1 million anticipated soon) followed by Spurrier and
then the Miami football coach.
They're all nice guys (Bowden is even a Republican and sometimes
witnesses at Christian events with Billy Graham). It's the system that is
In a simpler America not so long ago college athletics could teach
young men and women valuable sportsmanship, old-fashion honor, and
a lot about themselves in terms of determination, teamwork, and clean
living. Strong bodies and strong minds were the goals.
Nowadays, the championship Seminoles are often called the
Crimlnoles for good reasons and. of course, the same can be said of the.
Gators and the Hurricanes.
The fact is, that families once warned their children to stay away from
pool halls and the shady characters that hung out in those parts of town.
Nowadays they have to tell them to avoid .college campuses and you can
just about forget about college athletes being role models anymore. To be
a good sports reporter these days you've got to have a background in
crime and police beats. One of the country's greatest football heroes is on
trial out west for a double murder.
There was a sports story in the daily newspapers reporting the state
salaries for officials that I based this column on which said a new wide-
-receiver prospect for the Seminoles vwas cleared of his criminal record by
a committee so he could try out for the team. They've got committees to
explain it now.
When is enough enough? How about giving college athletics back to
the real students just for the good of the country? The money be damned.
And the so-called "sports fans" are just as bad. They are, perhaps the
real reasons big-time athletics is so sick. Did you read about the cop in
Jacksonville charged Sunday with beating his wife after the newly formed
Jaguars lost their first football game? The wife told police "all was fine
until the Jaguars lost."
JUSTICE GONE CRAZY: Thoughtful Floridiahs should be forgiven if
during this week as Janet Reno testifies in Washington on the unhappy
Waco, Texas affair they remember an unusual but significant name-
Bobby Fijnje' (pronounced FAIN-ya).
Fijnje, a 15-year-old baby sitter at a Miami Presbyterian Church (Old
Cutler) was found not guilty' in 1991 ofsix counts of sexual battery
-against two girls in the Sunday school class and one count of lewd and
lascivious assault. Jurors, during the three month sensational trial which
skyrocketed television ratings, concluded the charges based on testimo-
ny of chiWjren in the church after lengthy sessions with therapists were
4implyareaction to the. suggesuons made by-the psychologists and were
not factual. '' ''
'The children initially had nothing to say about abuse. Only with the
work of therapists over a number of months and constant pressure from
parents did any' allegations emerge," said Utah psychology professor
David C. Raskin, a defense expert witness.
'Then you had an ambitious state attorney (Janet Reno) who wanted
to make a name for herself," Dr. Raskin said.
The Reader's Digest published a story on the case in 1994 after
President Bill Clinton had appointed Dade County State Attorney Janet
Reno Attorney General of the. United States. Its title: "JUSTICE GONE
Here's the Capitol News Round-up
A pioneering agreement being forged by the state and Georgia-Pacific
Corp. to buy development rights on some 50 square miles of north cen-
tral Florida wetlands is being hailed as a much better idea for taxpayers
than an outright purchase.
The St. John's. River Water Management District is buying the legal
rights to determine how the tracts in Volusia and Alachua counties are
used at a still undisclosed price. The huge timber and pulp mill company
would retain ownership and management of the land, but under a set of
negotiated guidelines set by the water management district,
The state has drawn much criticism for owning some 1.8 million
acres of land it paid too much for and is managing poorly.
Coming under specific attack is the South Florida Water Management
District that wants a big 25 percent hike in its property tax levy to buy
sugar cane farm land to set aside to help restore the polluted Everglades.
The Florida Cabinet is to decide in February whether to pay some $64
million to St. Joe Paper Co. for the cane, farm and under the CARL (con-
servation and recreation land), act. The negotiated use contract is not
under consideration in that proposal.
WHO FAVORED BUSINESS THE MOST? Former Democratic Senate
President Pat Thomas of Quincy and Republican Rules Chairwoman Toni
Jennings of Orlando cast the most votes (22) for business in this year's
session of the Florida legislature, according to Associated Industries of
Florida. Rep. Jerry Mehin of Fort Walton Beach, turned Republican this
year, cast the most pro-business votes (29) in the House.
Rep. Helen Spivey, D-Crystal River, the great-grandmother of the
House, got the worst record (perhaps in her eyes the best) against busi-
ness in her first session, casting only 12 votes for AIF positions on bills
and nine against for a 57 percent score.
Sen. Betty Holzendorf, D-Jacksonville, had the worst pro-business
record in the Senate, scoring 67 percent on the AIF score card.
LITTLE NET BAN VIOLENCE: Commercial fishermen did not turn to
violence in the face of a constitutionally mandated net ban that went into
effect July 1, said the Florida Marine-Commission. Instead, they have
taken their challenges of it to court.
FMC spokesman Lee Schlesinger said, aside from tacks being scat-
tered around some central Florida boat ramps favored by recreational
fishermen there have been very few incidents in the enforcement of the
net fishing ban.
GOOD NEWS: Florida officials-with the toughest and most expen-
by Jack Harper
sive environmental rule in the nation-will consider app
motorists to add freon to leaky air conditioning systems
Howard Rhodes, chief of air resources for the stat
Environmental Protection, said a workshop has bee
August to consider changing the rule.
FLORIDA LEADS IN AFFORDABLE HOMES: Ten
made the top 50 and 16 the 'top 100 of the nation's cit
have the most affordable home markets in a survey c
National Association of Home Builders.
The Florida cities in order of affordability are Pens
Melbourne, Ocala, Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Fort
Jacksonville, Punta Gorda, Tampa, Tallahassee, Fort Wa
Myers, Fort Lauderdale and Sarasota.
HEALTH CARE HEATS UP: Senate President Jim S(
ernor's health care subsidy insurance plan would cost $(
taxes if it is passed in a September special session and
resist the "shell game" its supporters are trying to pull o
Scott also said he has taken all the action he will ta
by Democrats and Gov. Lawton Chiles for him to remove
Chairman Al Gutman, R-Miami, from his post because
business dealings with health organizations are being p
and Chiles' inspector general.
"Chiles' plan if passed,would be the single largest e
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1941 Roadmaster Bulck. excellent
running. 90% original. Call 647-8664.
days and 648-4526 evenings and,
'91 Chevy Astro van. 68.000 miles, V-
6. automatic, ac. ps/pb, pw. pl. 7
passenger, captain's chairs, cruise
control, am/fin stereo cassette, extra
clean. $8,500. Call 639-5108.
1995 Buick Century. factory warran-
ty. loaded. $15.995. Call 904-866-
4577 day. 904-785-8214 nights.
1989 Crown Victoria. air cond., am/.
.fm cassette, low mileage. 227-1200.
S Itp 8/3
Good Parts, 1979 CJ7 Jeep. hard top.
Can be seen behind 508 9th St. Call
227-7269. Itp 8/3
Minicycle Motorcyle. Honda 50R. ex-
cellent condition. 8550. 647-3281.
1984 Ford LTD new engine, battery.
starter, tires, distributor, muffler and
more. Not pretty just reliable, 8700.
639-2069. 2tc 8/3
'92 Chevy 1/2 ton pickup. cold air.
auto, 4.3 V-6, $11,000 obo. 229-
9282. tfc 7/27
Two 1 bedroom apartments. one 2'
bdrm. trailer. one 2 bdrm. apartment.
2 blocks from beach. Beacon Hill.
Reasonable. Call, 912-246-1250 after ,
9 p.m., days 904-574-7356. 3tc 7/20
New storage units on St. Joe Beach
behind the Gulf Sands Motel on
Americus St. 5x10's. 1OxIO's. and'
10x20's. Ask about our move-in spe-
cial. 227-7200. tfc 8/3
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.
S, tfc8/3 .
The Phantry Hotel. Rooms Private
baths. Daily or weekly rates. 302 Reid
Ave. Port St. Joe. 229-9000. tfc 8/3
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tapper
Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable hous-
ing for the elderly and the handi-
Cen. h &a. laundry facilities. energy
effcient const., handicapped equip-
ped apts.. available. Stove & refrig.
urn., fully carpeted. I bdrm.. apts..
Equal Opportunity Housing Com-
plex. 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
No need for wet carpets. Dry clean
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away. Rent machine. SL Joe Furni-
ture. 227-1251. tfc 8/3
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
saying appliances. patios & outside
storage. For hearing Impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunity. tc 8/3
* 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. I 1/2
ba.. inside laundry rm. ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
* Small 2 bdrm. home. auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
*One bedroom apartment, washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
Warehouses. small and large, some
with office. suitable for small busi-
ness. 229-6200. dte 8/3
Inside Moving Sale: Friday and Sat-
urday. Aug. 4 & 5, 8 a.m. till, rain
or shine. 227-1311, 305, Parker
Ave. Highland View. I tc 8/3
Off to College Yard Sale. Clothes.
shoes, tapes, bedspreads, etc. Sat..
Aug. 5. 109 Monica Dr.. Ward Ridge.
Yard Sale: Due to the illness of Mrs.
Swain,. former owner of The Sub
Shop, must sell everything. Sale, eve-
ryday until all Is gone, 507 7th St.,.
Port St. Joe. Thank you.
Yard Sale: 235 Santa Anna, St. Joe
Beach. Sat.. Aug. 5. 8 am 12 noon.
Microwave oven. women's clothes.
,household items, lots of misc.
Garage Sale: FISHIN' STUFF. Rigs.
jigs. fresh/salt water plugs. sinkers.
plus new & used rods. Also household
Items. 102 Second Ave.. Oak Grove. 8
a.m. Saturday. Rain date Sunday.
Carport Sale: 113 Monica Dr.. Ward
Ridge. Friday. 8-1. Boys' clothes, toys.
-Hooked-on Phonics" and other misc.
items. Itp 8/3,
Yard Sale: Sat.. Aug. 5th. 8 a.m. till
12 noon. Children's clothing, hand-
made dresses, sizes 6' to 8, women's,
clothing. misc. items. 123 Desoto St..
St. Joe Beach. ltc 8/3
3 Family Yard Sale: Saturday. Aug. 5.
Girl and boy baby clothes, girl
clothes, size 2T-6X. boy clothes 2T-8.
women and men's clothes, baby
items. 2 exercise bikes, some bath-
room stuff and lots of misc. items.
Rain cancels. 210 Bonita St.. High-
land View. Itc 8/3
YARD SALE, Saturday. Aug. 5. 2109
Long Ave. 8 a.m. 12 noon. House-
hold items, clothes. boys' baby and
toddler sizes. Ladies and men's, toys
and lots more. Rain or shine.
Yard Sale: Aug. 5. 8:00 a.m. until.
601 Garrison Ave. Moving sale, cloth-
ing. miscellaneous. etc. Rain cancels.
AUTOMOTVEFORENTO E.TGARAGE A
Surfside Serenity Group. 1st United
Methodist Church. 22nd St.. Mexico
Beach. Monday 7:30; Friday 7:30.
All times central. 647-8054.
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday. 8:00 p.m.
Thurs.. 8:00 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. meetings at 1st United
,! Methodist Church. PSJ
SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE STAR!
I St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
l Small Engine Repairs Il
Factory Warranty Center .
I .; Lawnmowers
S 706 1st St. St. Joe I
I 227-2112 I
L -- ---- --- J
Housecleaning, for homes or offices.
call 227-1896. ltc8/3
Childcare in my home. M-F. HRS cer-
tified. large house, fenced yard. no:
pets and non-smoker. Wewahitchka,
639-5645. leave message. Itc 8/3
JOHN F. LAW
g9 Yeatp Espqrjence .
NO RECOVERY-**NO FEE
7229 Deerhaven Road. P.C..,a ,1
Involves NO Pressure.
located in Panama City, FL
CUSTOM FISHING RODS
EXPERT ROD REPAIR
71 Assorted Tackle
AU Work Guaranteed
229-1063 Walt 102 Second Ave. Oak Grove
25 Years Experience P. 0. Box 13675
Total Pride Pest Control
Locally Owned and Operated
Donnie Matthews 646-3018
Harmon's Heavy Equipment co.
Specializing in Black Top Soil
.BULL DOZERS BACKHOES LOADERS TRACTORS DUMP TRUCKS
.648-8924 6R 648-5767 if no answer
FOSTER TREE &
:'No Job Too Big....
S.... Or Too Small
Jerry Foster FREE ESTIMATES
.Licensed & Insured 904/639-5368
LIC # RF0051042
-FRE ESTIMATES 'RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
MINOR ELECTRICAL 682
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821
Higher Level Cleaning Service,
homes and condos. References availa-
ble. Call 227-1264. 2tc 7/27
Housecleaning, have excellent refer- -
ences. Please call 227-2049. tfe 8/3
JUDY TAUNTON HARRELSON
538 N. Highway 71 Wewahltchka
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 ESTIMATES on Your Body 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. Betty Heath
Oak Grove Owner/Mgr.
Catherine L. Collier
Indenpendent Sales RepresentatlVe
* 211 AUen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
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
Piano Lessons, all ages/levels. Ex-
perienced teacher. $40/month. Mexi-
co Beach. 648-4592. tfc 8/3
Troy/built. Snapper. John Deere.' Ku-
bota. SWthl. Hsquarvna. Sales and
Average Stump $10.00
A 1 Tree Service & Stump Gnndirng'-'
VicKery Enterprises, Inc.
Specializing in Reroofs
Single-ply & Repairs
"Where quality is higher than price"
TLC LAWN SERVICE
"Catenng to All Your Lann Service Needs"
MOWING. EDGING. TRIMMiNG. SPRAYING.
FERTILIZING. WEEDING. CLEAN OUTS.
SPRINKLER REPAIR. AND LANDSCAPING
Call 229-6435 tc 4,s
THE FASHION EXCHANGE
220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
New & Used Clothing
for thie Entire Family.
Accessories and Misc. Items. T ,
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
f A GIFT SHOP for
CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
Books *Toys Etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636
LAWN & GARDEN
Small Engine Repair
', Weedeaters ,
,,' Chain Saws
e PU mps
S328 Reid Ave.
Port St Joe Lodge No. I I
Reg. Stated Communication
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month. 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall.
214 Reid Ave.
Marlen Taylor. W.M.
Bill Jordon. Sec.
pd. thru 95
Faye's Nail & &
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technician f
1905 Long Ave., Port St. Joe
Wolff Tanning System Call for Appt.
C. R. SMITH & SON'
.Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, Jot clearing,.
septic tanks, drain fields, fill difft.
Rt. 2, Box ATC, Port St. Joe
Wewa Serenity Group, Presbyterian
Church. Hwy. 71, Al Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday
and Thursday at 7:00.
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC /ER0013168 .INSURED
S-- Free Estimates
Pressure Washing Painting
Re-Screening Repair Work
ppaeluefenl A73 f170SBV uOfl.O~sI
S3i VPIIS3 338-4 *Sd! Vd3Y NOlIV71VISNI*N)l3
SAllen Norris 229-8786
Nelson, Rainbird and Toro
INSTALLATION and REPAIR
Free Estimates and Design
i Chuck Smith 229-8536
Well Drilling & Pump Service
St. LIc. #3075
WATER FILTERS .
PURIFICATION SYSTEM '
Croska Williamson P. 0. Box 1173
639-2548 .iol/9 Wewahitchka, FL 32465
r' a W*
"Pet & Property Tenders
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
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. 0. Box 602
Home (904) 227-3230 tfc6/29 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
"Fun Job" make above average mon-
ey for above average Job. $5 $8 per
hour making phone calls from ourof-
fice. 9-3:30. 4:30 9. M-F. Call 227-
7170. 2tp 8/3
Local light delivery making $300 up
per week. You need an economical ve-
hicle. Call 227-7170. 2tp7/27
Night security wanted Immediately.
Apply in person. El Governor Motel.
Mexico Beach. No phone calls.
DRIVERS Assigned equipment goes
home with you every 10-14 days Exc.
pay & benes. p ay for exp.. health/
life. bonuses, profit sharing. Dr.
school grads welcome. Must be 22 w/
I yr. OTR/CDL-"A" Sign-on bonus
upon hirel Call 1-800-633-0550. ext
AA-50. Itp 7/27
POSTAL JOBS. Port St. Joe area,
S 12.68/hr to start, plus benefits. Car-
riers, sdtiers, clerks. maintenanene.
For an application and exam informa-
toin. call 1-800-819-5916. ext. 77. 9
a.m. to 9 p.m.. 7 days. 3tp 7/27
BARGAINS GALORE B&D
106 2nd Ave., Oak Grove, PSJ
Baby items. infant's clothes, back to school
clothes, beautiful beach towels, towel sets,
fishing gear, tools& much more. Sale on
adult clothes. Open Mon. Sat. sic3
Say You Saw It In The Star!!
PAGE 8B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1995
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
TO: KANDI JDHNSON
20240 Souder Street
Bartender needed at Marie's Comer
Bar, corner Hwy. 71 & 386. Apply in
person, tfc 8/3
Front desk person. People person
with organizational skills. Some week-
end work. Computer knowledge a
plus. Send resume to: Anchor Realty,
SR 1, Box 223, Port SLt. Joe, FL
32456. tfc 8/3
SALES OPENING: Must have FL Real
Estate License. Week end hours re-
quired. Contact Parker Realty of Mexi-
co Beach, 648-5777. tfc 8/3.
LOOKING for mature individual to as-
,sist Regional Vice President of Primer-
ica 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. tfc 8/3
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 8/3
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. tfc 8/3
CNA's needed for all shifts. Training
available. Apply in person at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center, 220 Ninth St.,
Port St. Joe. tfc 8/3
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
2. room office trailer with 1/2 bath,.
excellent for add-on bedroom to exist-
ing trailer; generator, ladder Jacks,
sander. 227-3463. Itp 8/3
Guaranteed ladies' and men, high
quality fashion Jewelry at. reasonable
prices. 229-8433. 26tc 8/3
FRESH SHRIMP, 647-8307 or 827-
2357, $2.50 and up.. 4tp 8/3
Two used gas stoves, $35 ea., 3 can-
vas- camping-cots, $8 ea. One 8 hp
Murry riding lawn mower, needs
work, make offer. I. tc 8/3
Kimball entertainer organ, like new,
$3,500. 229-9010. ltc 8/3
Couch and loveseat, $85 for both.
Grey fabric. Call 229-6343 after 6
Pearl necklace with matching earrings
$200; Pioneer CD player $50; 2 Tech-
nics EQ's, $30 each. Call 647-3366.
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. tfc 8/3
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. tfc 8/3
Mushroom Compost, $15 yard, any-
time, 648-5165. tfc 8/3
Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-
oring entire Panama City Western
Auto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid Ave.
FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
7018 Hwy. 98 in Beacon Hill.
is on a five week buying-
trip in New England. In
early August we will
receive a huge inventory of
furniture as well as small
items, collectibles, Jewelry
and most categories. Look
for notice in The Star and
get ready!!! This could be
the big one.
Oqp Wed. Sun.
10:30 5:30 Eastern time.
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., Peitioner'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
JACK RUSSEL puppies for sale, 8
Weeks old, 2 male, 1 female,. $300
each. The most fun money can buy.
Guaranteed Ask for Betty 639-5343
(work) 639-5456 (home). 2tc 8/3
Mixed small puppies, 7 Weeks old,
$10 each. 227-3237. ltp 8/3
DOG GROOMING PLUS offers dip-
ping and bathing for your dog. We
also carry collars & leads. Boarding
* available. Call 227-3611. tfc 8/3
VACATION TIME? PET SITTING IN.
YOUR HOME by Joe and Marie Rom-
anelli. Call Pet & Property Teizders,
229-1065. tfc 8/3
House for sale: newly renovated 3
bedroom, 1 bath, large modem kitch-
en, many extras. Must see to appre-
ciate, 219 7th St. $42,000. Call after
5:30, 229-8909. 2tp 8/3
By owner. 3 bedroom home on 2 lots.
Renovations and additions too numer-
ous to list. By appointment only, 229-
9010. ltc 8/3
2 bedroom, I bath trailer for sale.
Land included. $23.000. 647-3542.
Newly remodeled 2 BR house, Ig. spa-
clious rooms, din. rm., Ig. utility/3rl3
BR, wood floors, screened front porch,
Ig. fenced backyard. w/tool shed. Lo-
cated on 8th SL, 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
Veryijnice 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'x50' 'to-
tal, front and back access. Barbara
Dr.. Ward Ridge. 229-8525. 4tp 7/13
.3 bdrm., 1 ba. corner lot, good rental
property. 2360: Hayes Ave., Highland
View. 227-2049. tfc 8/3
"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. tfc 8/3
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 8/3
Half; acre lots for sale, Hwy. 386,
Overstredt, Creekview Subd., $500
down. $96.48 per month, 120
months. Call and leave message. 229-
6031. tfc 8/3
1/2 acre lot with septic tank, $9,500.
Overstreet Road. Owner financing,
227-2020, ask for Billy. tfc 8/3
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery Road,
1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9 miles
south of Wewa. Owner financing. Call
229-6961. tfc 8/3
ACREAGE for sale: 78 acres
on County Rd 386 near We-
wahitchka. Has good stand of
timber. Call or write for price
PARKER REALTY OF
MEXICO BEACH, P. O. Box
123, Mexico Beach, FL
32410. 904-648-5777 or
Want to Buy: Indian Pass house or
land to build on. Call Susie 404-303-
7450. 7tc 7/20
Need shaded, residential lot to rent or/
Lease near the bay. For travel trailer
on property. Call 404-948-2916.
4tc, July 13, 20 & 27 and August 3. 1995.
PUBLIC NOTICE OF ACTION AND SEIZURE
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR
THIE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
PANAMA CITY DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
ONE 71" LOA STEEL HULL SAILING KETCH
STYLE VESSEL KNOWN AS THE "PEGASUS"
HULL # 1991-M-71, REG. # 1822, INCLUDING
TACKLE, APPAREL AND RADIO EQUIPMENT
NOTICE OE ARREST
Notice is hereby given that the United States of
America, on December 5, 1994, filed an Amended
Verified Complaint and Amended Warrant pursu-
ant to 211 U.S.C. g 881 (a) (4), for the forfeiture of
the defendant ONE 71' LOA STEEL HULL EA&,-
ING KETCH STYLE VESSEL KNOWN AS THE
"PEGASUS" HULL # 1991-M-71, REG. # 1822,
INCLUDING TACKLE, APPAREL AND RADIO
EQUIPMENT, which was seized on or about May
12, 1994, in Gulf County, Florida. All claimants
to this property must file their claims pursuant to
Rule C of the Supplemental Rules of Certain Admi-
rslty and Maritime Claims, within (10) days from
the date of publication of this Notice, or within ten
(10) days of actual notice of this action, whichever
occurs first, and must serve and file their answers
within twenty (20) days after the Miling of the claim.
All :such claims and answers must be filed
with the Office of the Clerk, United States District
Court, 100 N. Palafox Street, Pensacola, Florida,
32501, with a copy thereof 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
3tc, July 27. August 3 & 10, 1995.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
1. Project: Retrofit for Technology
2. Location: Wewahltchkq Elementary School
408 River Road
Wewahltchka, Florida 32465
3. Owner: The Gulf County School Board
502 Nlles Road
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
4. Engineer. Ingley, Campbell, Moses. Schmidt
& Associates, Inc. '
245 East Intendencia Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
5., Individual 'sealed bids in duplicate will be.
received .at the Office of the Gulf County
School Board, 502 Niles Road, Port St 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. Certified Bond for not less than 5% of the
amount of bid, Including alternates, must
accompany the proposal.
7. The Owner reserves the right to accept or
reject any or all bids and waive technicalities.
8. Performance, Labor and Material Bond, and '
Workman's Compensation Insurance will be
required of the successful Bidder.
"9. DrawInga Specifications. Contractual Docu-
ments, Bid Forms, and any other detailed
instructions will be on file at:
a. Engineer's Office
b. F. W. Dodge Division
McGraw-Hill Information Systems Company
201 South "F'Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
c. F. W. Dodge Division
McGraw-Hlll Information Systems Company
1311 Executive Center Drive
Suite 108, Ellis Building
10. Plans and Project Manual may be procured by
General Contractors upon a deposit of One
Hundred Fifty ($150.00) per set. This deposit
will be refunded to each General Contractor
who submits a bona fide Proposal and returns
all bidding documents in good condition
within five da b date. Any person or
firm who retains these documents longer than
this stipulated time shall forfeit this deposit
Additional copies may be obtained by General
Contractors and copies for Subcontractors and
suppliers may be purchased for the cost of
Seventy-Five Dollars ($75.00) per set plus
postage. Partial sets will not be provided.
11. 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
qualifications are required for structured
cabling system contractors.
12. Bid shall be a lump price 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
business and technical organization, financial
resources and plant available to be used in
performing the work,. Submit evidence of
qualifications with Bid Proposal.
14. A mandatory Pre-Bld Meeting shall be held on
August 8, 1995, at 2:00 PM. Local Time, at
SWewahitehka Elementary School for all
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 video,
and the distribution of power to computer
Gregory A. Cook, RCDD
Ingley, Campbell, Moses, Schmidt & Assoc.
245 East Intendencia Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
B. Walter Wilder, Superintendent
Gulf County School Board
502 Niles Road
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
3tc, July 27, August 3 & 10. 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
Albertville, 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, Wewahltchka, Florida
32465. on or before the 25th day of Aigust, 1995,
and ile 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 24th, 1995.
/s/ Benny C. Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court
4tc., July 27 and August 3, 10 and 17, 1995.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-48
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
Faculty. All questions should be directed
to Don Butler, Chief Admiinistrator Gulf
County at (904) 229-8944.
Please Idicate on envelopethat 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, 1995, 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.
INVITATION TO BID
The Gulf County School Board will receive
sealed bids on the refurbishing of Accuroll Univer-
sal Bleachers. at Port St. Joe High School. Bid
specifications are on file at the GulfCounty School
Board Administrative Offices, 150 Middle School
Road. Port St. Joe, FL 32456, (904) 229-8256. and
Port St Joe High School, 100 Shark Drive, Port St.
Joe, FL 32456.
The Board reserves the right to accept the
low/best bid or reject all bids.
2tc, August 3 and 10, 1995.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 95-47
IN RE: The Estate of
MARIE M. YOUNG,
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the. Estate of MA-
RIE M. YOUNG, deceased. File Number 95-47, Is
pending In the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Flor-
ida, Probate Division, the address of which Is Gulf
SCounty Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe
Florida 32456. The names and addresses of the
Personal Representative and his attorney are set
All Interested persons -are required to file
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, (1) All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the qualifi-
cations of the ,Personal Representative, venue or
Jurisdiction of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
DATE of the first publication of this Notice of
Administration August 3, 1995.
/s/ WILLIAM J. RISH
RISH & GIBSON, P.A.
303 4th Street
P. 0. Box 39 .
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FL BAR NO. 0066806
P. O. Box 156
Draytoni Plains, Ml 48330-0156
2tc, August 3 & 10. 1995.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-44
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
(10) Motorola 'Minitor 2 Pagers, UHF 2-
tone Sequence, G.E. CodePlan 3. 5-year
.Delivery Date must be specified..
-Liquidated damages for failure to deliver unit on
specified date will be set at $25.00 per day.
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., East-
ern Time, August 22, 1995, 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: Michael L Hammond, Chairman
2tc. August 3 & 10, 1995.
Bay Front Lot #31 In Paradise Bay 100 x 240' more or less
with Pedestrian Easement to Gulf Front. $65,000.
Gulf Front Lot #9 In Paradise Gulf 66.9' x 446' with Pedestrian
Easement to Bay Front. Positioned on high bluff. $105,000.
Gulf Side Lot #16 In Paradise Gulf 83' x 190' with Pedestrian
Easement to Gulf and Bay Front. $35,000.
Gulf Side Lot #17 On Road Front In Paradise Gulf 95' x 166'
with Pedestrian Easement to Gulf and Bay Front. $19,500.
io ^.'820 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach
IKE DUREN, Broker
JANICE BROWNELL, Salesperson ELLENMEGILL, Salesperson
Res. 648-8761 Res, 648-8873
NICE LOT-on Old Panama Rd., Wewa-was old home place ...................$3,000
SECLUDEDI 4 beautiful lots nestled in the pines near Dead Lakes. Each 100 x
270. High and dry ea. only $4,500
WATERFRONT Dead Lakes- 3 secluded 1 acre (plus) lots on high ridge over-
looking Dead Lakes; FORECLOSURE SPECIALS! ea. $6,000
ON HIGH RIDGE 1 acre building lot at Stone Mill Creek, located at corner of
Creekview and Griffin Rd. $7,500
2 BEAUTIFUL 120' x 100' city lots in Wewa-build your dream home City hook-
ups ready to hook up to. MH okay ea. $11,000
LAND that is high and dry and ready to build on. 4 lots on Red Bud Ave., Wewa,
totaling 1 1/8 acre ..12,000
BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME in exclusive WHISPERING PINES Subdivision.
Beautiful acre of land in area restricted to HOMES ONLYI $15,000
RED. BULL ISLANDr Secluded acre of land 1/2 block from Chipola River. Al-
ready has septic, well, power pole. Ready to move onto or build. Natural river )
bed flows behind property. On private dead-end....... ............................. $15,000
BUILD that big house on 20 acres Hwy. 381 (Willis Landing Rd.) 1 mile past
FULLY FURNISHED! 2br/lba. MH on 1 1/4 ac-just remodeled, new carpet, vi-
nyl, washer-dryer, satellite, 27" TV-MORE! $25,000
LARGE LOT and MH one block from river landing has view of river from
large add-on living room $25,000
SMALL BUT COZYI House on 3rd Street in Wewa, near EVERYTHINGI 3 bed-
room andl bath $27,000
FULLY FURNISHED beautiful MH with view of Chipola River at Red Bull Island.
New sofa, etc. 1/2 block to river! $29,000
FURNISHED mobile home 1 block from river landing (Apalach River) has
large garage and fish cleaning area $29,000
COZY and neat! 2br/lba mobile home that is immaculate! Sesame Street,
WATERFRONT property, Your own PRIVATE ACRE on the Chipola River! Has
elevated 12 x 60 MH, '1 yr. old septic.'Red Bull Island $32,000
WATERFRONT! Older 3br/2ba house on Chipola River. 90' of property on river.
House is a fixer-upper. Reduced $32,000
PRICED TO SELL! Owner anxious to move. 4 (or 5) bedroom DBLW mobile
home at Lands Landing. 2 bathrooms, plenty of living space and kitchen area. 2
BIG screened porches, large enclosed boat house plus additional cookroom or
mother-in-law quarters with full kitchen, 2 carport, 3 big lots totaling 259' x 115'
NESTLED IN THE TREES! Fully furnished, 2br/lba house with yellow siding.
Has big screened'porch. Tree shaded 120' x 293' corner lot located at Red Bull
Island, Wewa $35,000
HOUSE ON RIVERI.Byrd Parker Drive. Fully furnished 2 br/lba has huge
great room. Fish from your own backyard $38,000
HUGE HOUSE 2160 sq. ft frame house in city of Wewa on 220' x 132' corner
property good investment for rental or home. Owners want to sell! .....$38,000
INVESTMENT PROPERTY! 1.19 acre in city of Wewa with 9 lot trailer park -no
maintenance city WSG hookups -tenant pays own city bill. Fully rented
HUGE FENCED YARD! 2br/lba house located on Lester Drive in Wewa has
plenty of trees! $40,000
1994 TOTAL ELECTRIC 14' x 70' Fleetwood 3br/2ba with ALL THE EXTRASI
Still smells new! Special order carpet, vinyl, ceiling fans, washer-dryer, fire-
place, energy-saving. Sits on 3 beautiful acres at Stone Mill Creek. ........$42,000
RETIRE! Small community N. of Wewa cozy retirement house filled with sun-
shine waiting for you! Big sunny Florida room full of windows watch'the hum-
mingbirds and butterflies! Has 2 carports $42,500
5 ACRES, fenced with 3br/2ba DBL-wide MH, plenty of fertile grazing land for
the family horse or a few cows! $46,000
OVER AN ACRE! at Red Bull Island with BIG mobile home 14' x 73', 2 large
screened porches. Back of property is already tilled for the garden. Includes Ka-
bota tractor, bush hog, tiller, cultivator, and the home is fully furnished. Has
shed for 6 cars or garden equip. $47,500
WATERFRONTI 2-story house on Chipola' River! Upstairs has bedrooms and
bath, kitchen, LR, DR, ,big fireplace and screened in porch overlooking river.
Downstairs is designed for cooking built in BBQ area, extra bath. Year-round
living or vacation home. REDUCED! $65,000
BEAUTIFUL RANCH-STYLE home. 3br/2ba on 2.5 landscaped acres. Home
has lots of extras! Enclosed garage, skylights, walk-ins, huge workshop, pool,
ELEGANT AND SPACIOUS 3br/2ba home north of Wewa -- over 2700 sq. ft.
with enclosed garage, hardwood floors, inlaid tile, lots of glass overlooking pri-
vate rose garden. MANY MORE EXTRAS! $106,000
SECLUDED WATERFRONTI log home on Dead Lakes. Huge 3br/2ba on 8
acres waterfront property. Exposed pine trusses, cedar lined closets, enclosed
3-car garage, huge 30' x 47' greatroom and kitchen, with stone fireplace,
stocked fish pond with dock, and wooden decks and ramps on Dead Lakes.
FORECLOSURE SPECIAL!.. $135,000
RRMRS and LAKE
lg -22 & 71 Post Office Box 65. Wewahltchka, ?=U32465
-a [Offlce (904) 639-3300 Home (904) 639-5237 ".WA.- ; ,
P..'f L" "
PATSY WHITFIELD, Broker
Member of Fla. Association of Realtors & National Association of Realtors
"Specializing in Property, Riverfront Homes & Lakeside Cabins
onthe Beautiful Apalachicola & Chipola Rivers and Famous Dead Lakes."
Tom Todd CAPE SAN BLAS
-Realt iNc, MEXICO BEACH
Rea IST. JOE BEACH
PORT ST. JOE
HWY 386 "LOTS OF POSSIBILITIES" 2.75 acres (M/L) located
approx. 4 miles to the Gulf of Mexico. Potential site for home, mobile home or
commercial. $17,500. Call Brenda Lynn, Assoc. 904-648-8215.
OVERSTREET NO SPOILAGE DUMP on this 225' (approx.) on the
Intercoastal Waterway Older frame home on approx. 3 acres. $69,900. Call
Brenda Lynn, Assoc. 904-648-8215.
OVERSTREET POTENTIAL SHOPPING CENTER OR MOBILE
HOME SALES OFFICE Approx. 11.74 acres .on South side of bridge on
Hwy 386. $250 per front foot. POSSIBLE OWNER FINANCING! Call
Brenda Lynn, Assoc. 904-648-8215.
OVERSTREET OH, SO QUIET 3/2 modular home on 2.35 ac. M/L,
well maintained, c/h & a, satellite dish. $62,000. Call Brenda Lynn, Assoc.
CHIPOLA RIVER GET AWAY FROM IT ALL! -Rustic lbr/lba travel,
trailer W/combined facilities, all hidden away on high & dry, tree ridden lot. 110'
on Chipola River DEEDED ACCESS to boat launch! $29,900. Call Brenda
Lynn, Assoc. 904-648-8215.
MEXICO BEACH 15TH ST. -CATCH THE BREEZE in this 2/1 home
on stilts! Double glass sliding doors lead to open, airy deck, LARGE 75' x 185'
corner lot. Near beach access. $53,000. Call Brenda Lynn, Assoc. 904-648-8215.
ST. JOE BEACH 354 PONCE DE LEON ST. -RECENTLY
RENOVATED 3/2 stucco & block home boasts new carpet, vinyl & paint, c/h
(gas) and air. Stove, ref. & DW included. Two large comer lots w/chain link
fence on back. $69,900. Call Brenda Lynn, Assoc. 904-648-8215. ,
7412 GEORGIA AVE ROOM TO ENTERTAIN from this 24' x 36' deck
from back of 2/2 manufactured home. NEW cent. gas heat and air unit, paint,
vinyl, carpet, dishwasher and C' link fence. Protect your car & boat inside the 2
car garage. Stove, ref., DW & dryer included. $46,500. Call Brenda Lynn,
318 CORONADO ST. MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE Furnished
1988 manufactured home has 2 bdr., bath, LR, DR kitchen huge screened in
back porch of treated lumber w/asphalt roof leads to PRIVATE, 1 bedroom, 1
bath mother-in-law cottage. New alum. storage bldge. incl. Dedicated Beacht
owner fin. w/20% down, if approved., $60,000. Call Brenda Lynn, Assoc.
CAPE SAN BLAS
BARRIER DUNES Townhomes at the Cape's foremost townhouse
development. A planned community. Amenities include chipping green, pool,
tennis and a fantastic beach. Prices start at only $99,900.
CAPE HAVEN This excellent building site has 150' frontage on the gulf
(1.75 ac.). Lovely beach and dunes. Build behind the CCCL if you so desire.
Terrific sunsets. For more info. and price give us a call.
BAY FRONT .- Two wooded lots on a beautiful section of the bay. Easy
access to bay with very little, if any, marsh. Lots are 75' wide and each is priced
GULF FRONT ACREAGE -Heavily wooded lot extends from Hwy. C-30 to
the gulf. Lots of privacy. .. lovely beach. Dream home potential!, Priced at
$250,000 with owner financing available.
Tom Todd Realty, Inc.
HC 1 Box 150, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
800-876-2611 or 904-227-1501
Marie M. Todd, Rental Mgr.. Brenda J. Lynn, Associate
Craig Todd, Associate Thomas M. Todd, Broker
Nancy Todd, Associate