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SIXTIETH YEAR, NUMBER 30
St. Joe Reduces Land to
WMA ........... Story on Page 9A
Swamp Shooters This
Weekend ......... Page SA
Pig Pickin' at FCPC
................. Photos on Page 3A
....... See Sports on Pages 9-10A
.... by Dave Maddox on Page 3A
............................... Page 7A
.... from City, County on Page 3A
Gulf Honor Rolls
....... Students Listed on Page 28
At photo shown at
right, Larry Urquhart of
Deer Street in Howard
Creek cleans around his
In photo below, Algy
Wade, Frank Reedin, Earl
Fisher and Sara Fisher
wash mud off items.
320 Per Copy
Plus 30 Tax ....
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
: Residents Sta
Homeowners along the water-
wrays of Gulf County began the
long process of cleaning up
'behind Mother Nature's mess this
past week as area flood waters
receded from record levels
' reached early last week.
Over the weekend, numerous
volunteerss friends and church
groups pitched in a helping hand
as approximately 15'o of Gulfs
residents started the task of
assessing and repairing damage,
cleaning up, and removing sand
Preliminary damage assess-
mnents from Gulf County
Emergency Management show
613 homes and businesses
received damage from flood
waters. Of those listed, 39 were
considered to be totally destroyed.
(205) of the damaged homes
received major damage, while the
rest registered varying degrees of
'C">'ulf County did receive a
Presidential Declaration for both
rt Mopping Up and Drying Out
individual and public assistance
last week. A FEMA mobile recov-
ery center was in Wewahitchka
Saturday, Monday. and Tuesday
of this week. and then relocated
to the Howard Creek Fire Station
on Wednesday and Thursday
Agency officials help provide
information on the application
process and Information assis-
tance available to individuals and
Beth Newton, FEMA Public
Affairs Officer, said some of the
programs include housing assis-
tance grants, reimbursement for
emergency housing following the
disaster, and emergency repair
grants. Other programs include
low interest loans to individuals
and business owners through the
Small Business Administration.
Mrs. Newton said it's
important that applicants
call 1-800-462-9029 and
register into the FEMA
assistance program in
order to speed up the
County Considers New I
Dental Care Service In V
process at the Mobile
Disaster Recovery Center.
As of Monday, 217 calls for
,disaster assistance applications
have been made by Gulf County
residents impacted by the floods.
Seventy-eight of those have
received $41,000 in disaster
assistance so far, according to
She also said those who miss
the Mobile Assistance Unit in Gulf
County can catch up to it Friday
at the Scott's Ferry Fire
Department or Saturday at the
Calhoun County Courthouse.
Gulf County Solid Waste
Director Joe Danford will spend
the next few days deciding what is
the best way to dispose of moun-
tains of debris the flood waters
have left behind.
Debris in the form of ruined
carpet, appliances, lumber, furni-
ture, mattresses and a host of
other various items destroyed by
(See CLEAN-UP on Page 8)
Doug Kent Wants County Involved in H.D. Operation
etwen dealing with flood the health department after the Money to finance the addition
s'.',and. handling regular state announced plans to cease would come out of the existing
y. business, Gulf County the operation., health department budget
issioners held a lengthy ,;' e and the county commis- Local Hazard Mitigation
ng dutin its regular session sioners were working on a deal to Stephanie Watson. Depart-
ay evening. purchase the building and five ment of Community Affairs, out-
New Plans' f'o "'-: "aci-es'of pi-dpettfth'rledicarceh- "' i'edI'-tl-''aatd- iit -.
insisted Dental Center ter islocated upon. Kent informed strategies and plans for county'
ulf County Public Health the board during Tuesday's meet- commissioners.
or Doug Kent approached ing that the deal had been reject- She stated that Gulf County
>ard with a revised plan for ed by the state. was a participant as a pilot coun-
ealth: department's assisted Commissioners unanimously ty in the "Breaking the Cycle" pro-
care service in agreed to a new plan by Kent to gram intended to help make
hitchka. add between 1.500 and 2.000 counties more disaster resistant.
ent had worked out an square feet to the Wewa Health She stressed mitigation
nent with the state to keep Department to house the assisted
mental facility open through dental center. (See COUNTY on Page 8)
Wewa Asks For Help In Clean-Up
The City of Wewahitchka
Board of Commissioners dis-
cussed the adoption of two reso-
lutions in Its meeting Monday
evening. One of the resolutions
- pertains to flood damage to the
city's infrastructure and the other
has to do with requesting a state
agency for relief of rules and reg-
ulations for the disposal of yard
debris for Its citizens.
Recently the Department of
Environmental Regulation for the
State of Florida notified Gulf
County they were going to start
enforcing the rules for Wetappo
Landfill, forbidding any yard de-
bris from being placed in the
landfill, reserving it strictly for
The city government is re-
questing Gulf County to make
necessary renovations to the We-
tappo Installation to permit It to
accept the yard debris under the
DEP regulations. This is being
done to provide another alterna-
tive to city residents presently be-
ing forced to transport their yard
debris to Five Points Landfill,
near Port St. Joe, for disposal.
Presently, the county has
made emergency and temporary
arrangements to collect the refuse
at the Wetappo site, in contain-
ers, and periodically truck it, en
masse, to the south Gulf .County
Landfill at Five Points. There is
no indication as to how long this
arrangement will be in operation.
The current flooding condi-
tions spurred the adoption of the
Under FEMA rules, the feder-
al agency will reimburse the city
for expenses involved in any re-
pairs to infrastructure which has
been damaged by the floods.
The city is responsible for 12
1/2% of the cost involved, with
the state responsible for an equal
percentage and FEMA funding
75%. The resolution asks the
state to pick up the City of Wewa-
hitchka's share of the recovery
In a companion request, the
city asked the county to take on
the responsibility of repairing its
roads, with the city signing over
any FEMA funds it receives, to
perform the work, to the county.
In its meeting Tuesday night,
the Gulf County Commission
agreed to the arrangement as re-
The Corps of Engineers is currently taking stop gap measures
to make the Gulf County Canal navigational for boats wishing to
dock on the canal or gain access to the Intracoastal Waterway.
Flood waters rushing out of the canal stopped up the
entrance last week with sand and sediment deposited as they
exited into St. Joseph Bay.
As many as three vessels were grounded, while another 25-30
were trapped in the canal.
The Corps is currently using a crane barge to dredge out
enough of the sediment to make the channel passable again.
Plans are being made to bring in a full scale dredge operation as
soon as possible.
Norton Says He Will Be A
Candidate for City Commission
Group 3 Port St. Joe City
Commissioner Charles W. Norton
announced this week his inten-
tion to seek election to the com-
mission post he has held for the
past year. Norton believes that the
key to a successfully run city gov-
ernment is through open commu-
nications, therefore, he is avail-
able for you to voice your sugges-
tions and concerns.
A native Gulf countian,
Charles Norton was employed
with St. Joe Paper Company for
over 42 years. His career with the
company began as a worker in the
lime kiln and progressed to
become Safety Director, with his
last 35 years of service as the
Assistant Manager followed by
(See NORTON on Page 6) CHARLES NORTON
Grounded, not Afloat, from Flooding.
0 511 T U 7-/()
iE TWO THURSDAY, MARCH 26,
Whiff of Smoke
SOMEBODY HIAS FINALLY SAID IT. "Impeach the Presi-
dent," was the message which Informally came out of the Con-
gress last Thursday. A lot of people have had the thought, but
nobody in high places or anyone who writes in an influential pe-
riodical, has dared to utter the words. The action is out in'the
open now and we predict it will continue to mushroom In popu-
larity until he will actually be impeached or come awfully close.;.
We suppose presidents of the United States have come close
to being Impeached before for less reason, without it becoming 'a
reality; but communications, nationwide, have never been so
great when a president's shortcomings have been so minutely
discussed and examined. It could happen, this time.,
IT SEEMS AS IF every time the President denies an action
there is another woman waiting in the wings to accuse 'him of
uninvited actions toward her person.
If the President is guilty of even half the charges of dalliance
which have. been. hurled in his direction, we wonder when his
entire attention has,,been focused on the duties of the office?
Then, we. think on his position being the most important posi-.
tion in. the 'world and. we wonder what a president could be
thinking to spend his important time with such activities.
Certainly, even the allegations of such activities serve to de-
moralize people who need to have the utmost trust in the Presi-
dent to be open and above board in his activities, without having
to think of the position they may be .allowing themselves to get
into by working, one on one, with the President.
THE ACQUITTAL OF SGT. McKinney was indirectly attrib-
uted to suspicions of the President's activies, we think. How
could a jury find him guilty of actions his commander in chief is
accused of? How coutild a man in such a position even allow an
inkling of suspicion of his character to be cast in his direction?
'We have always heard the old cliche, "Where there's smoke
there's fire." If you read the newspapers. or the magazines, or re-
main, awake for at least an hour a day. you have definitely been
subjected to at least a whiff of smoke!
Our Own Great Lake
ANOTHER BONE OF CONTENTION which has been in the
!forefront for discussion lately, has been the possible designation
of Lake Champlain as a "Great Lake". That's as in six Great
Lakes, instead of the familiar five. We had to learn the names of
the five 'Great Lakes-Superior, Ontario. Erie, Huron and Michi-
' gan-when we were in elementary school and now find we must
possibly have another to add to the list of lakes which have been
The newest [possible] Great Lake is only 110 miles long and
is still only one-fifteenth the size of the smallest of the present
Great Lakes, Lake Ontario.
This designation could open up another can of worms. Every
resident on a sizable body of water will begin lobbying for his or
herIb6fid td be-deslgrl.ed;.a_ saGeatb,kaleL.... ,......... ,...
WHAT'S TO KEEl.FLORIDA'!.Lake.O.kee.chobee. fruT'.e-
coming a legally declared Great Lake? It has the size require-
mnents. It might not have been carved out by the great glacier
eons ago, as the original five [or sixi] were, but it certainly de-
serves consideration, right along beside Lake Champlain.
We know there are other lakes of exceptional size in several
other states., Maybe they should receive the designation of
One thing Lake Okeechobee has working against its nomina-
tion is the fact that it's a southern lake.
All the great lakes-both declared and undeclared-are
northern lakes. Why shouldn't we be able to get a southern lake
officially declared "great"? ..
Is this one of those decisions made merely to punish the
south? Are we still fighting the Civil War?
We're not asking for a "Rebel Lake" or a "Redneck Lake" here:
merely another "Great Lake".
We know-or reasonably expect-that a glacier didn't scoop
out the earth, forming Lake Okeechobee. Florida rose from the
sea. No portion of It was the result of glacier action; so if that's'a
criteria for a lake receiving the nomenclature "great", we're just
out of luck. But if the naming simply depends on a lake merely
being "great", Lake Okeechobee should fill the bill. Besides, we
want our own Great Lake! .
I got a clue a
with the Academ
the Park Theate
bugging her all %
"Old Yeller" and I
"get in" and a d
After the obli
rFint about not
the picture shoa
out front and doi
get into any m
talk to strangers
soon as the mc
finally left me to
and Old Yeller.
quickly to see if any of my friends
had overheard . I was ten
years old and didn't need any
As I forked my quarter out of
my Tuf Nut jeans, I pondered on
the outlandish reasoning of moth-
ers-there weren't but a few hun-
s to how things go dred men, women, children and
v Awards in 1958. dogs in the whole town. The possi-
me off in front,of ability of me talking to a stranger on
r 'cause I'd been this. or any other night, was pretty
veek about seeig remote-
had saved up the "Hey, Miss Evelyn. you didn't
.r-fifteen cents to give me my dime back!"
lime for the pop- She pointed to the new sigri
behind her with. the 25 cents
admission price pasted across it.
vandering off after Rats! I was gonna have to
w, and "wait right enjoy Old Yeller sans the popcorn.
n't move and don't I got down close to the frofit as
mischief and don't was my custom back in those
and I'll be back'as days, and watched in disbelief as
movie is over," she some young girl came on the
enjoy Fess Parker screen and started singing. And
I looked around then her boyfriend got in the act!
And some old, gray-haired man
kept dancing in and dancing out .
.... and I don't think any of them
were even Americans .....
Double ratsl I'm here on the
wrong night! And Mother ain't
gonna be back for two hours!
People. it was the worst night I
have ever spent in a movie theater.
It might be the worst night I've ever
spent anywhere! To this day I still
have trouble sleeping-1 keep
hearing these French songs .....
and I never sit down toward the
'front anymore .,, .
SYou can't Imagine my surprise
a couple of months later when GiGi
wins the Academy Award for best
pictures I knew right then-the fix
is in! Never would I trust a vote
from those "Hollywvood folks"
How many times over the
years has a Tarzan picture been
nominated? You catch my drift
How about Ride The High
Country in 1962 with Joel McCrea
and Randolph Scott? Listen, If that
wasn't Academy Award material
there ain't a cow In Texasl I'll tell
you another one from that same
year-The Alan Who Shot Liberty
V'alance---those two should have
tied for best picture ......
John Wayne ought to have
Ben-Hur is the last movie that
I voted for that actually won the'
award. Of course, it was about the)
last' one to be, nominated ,that IU
saw. Once they get the official nod|
from the Acadermy, I try ,to steer'
clear of 'em. It's the GIfG syn-'
Titanficjust about sacked them'
all up this year. And that's O.K. by
me. Gary Cooper and Audle,
Murphy have retired and Duke:
didn't do a western.... .
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)
It Was GoneX for Hal fa Day Before We Realized Out e Car Had Been Stolen!
I HAD AN EXPERIENCE I -, \ was missing, nor added. Not even other time was back in .1948. I sedan and the second one was
didant believe naad actually nap-
pened, as it was such an unusual
event to happen 'to anyone here
in Port St. Joe.
My wife had her car stolen.
It was stolen from right out-
side the office, here.. It was gone.
for about two or three hours be-
fore we actually realized it had
Frenchie noticed that the car
was gone a couple of times Mon-
day morning, but she Just sur-
mised that someone had to run
an errand, or needed transpo6ta-
tion to go to a meeting, or some-
thing pertaining to our operation
here. It never dawned on her-or
me-that somebody had actually
taken the car with. the Intention
of keeping it.
About 2:00 in the afternoon,
after a conference with everyone
in the office, we came to the con-
clusion that it had, indeed, been
had been stolen. Frenchie ji
thought she had parked it son
where else and had forgot
about it .
We finally reported it to i
police about 2:30. The police tc
all -the necessary information
about the car and started I
search for it
Meanwhile, I started to won-
der whether or not my insurance
would 'pay off, or not. Frenchie,
as she-and I-are prone to 'do,
had left her keys in the ignition,
just in case anybody' needed
transportation during the day. :
About 3:30,offilcer Troy Sim-
mons came by to get me to verify
. Published Every Thursday at 304-308 Williams Avenue
S ". Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
by The Star Publishing Company of Port St. Joe, Inc.
Second Class Postage Paid at Port St. Joe, FL
Wesley R. Ramsey . Editor & Publisher, President
William H. Ramsey ... ..... Vice President
Frenchie Ramsey ... Treasurer, Office Manager
Shirley Ramsey ..... Graphic Design/Bookkeeper
... by Wesley Ramsey
a statement of events surround-
ing ;the 'theft. I signed the state-
ment and quipped to : Troy,
'You'al have to find the car be-
fore closing time at 5:30 because
my wife: needs it to go home."
,,, While we were joking, back
.and 'forthW, his radio tuned up
with someone calling him.
"WE FOUND YOUR car," he
announced. "It's bogged up in the
sand in a borrow pit out negr For-
rest Hill Cemetery."
That was fast work!
: We took a trip out to the bor-
row pit and there sat the car,
none the worse for wear. Nothing
Send Address Chcange to:
Post Office Box'308
Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308
Phone (850) 227-1278
PAID AT PORT ST. JOE, FL 32457
a noticeable amount of the half a
tank of gas the, tank contained
'when it was taken.
S..Even a change purse Fren-
chie had left lying on the front
seat containing an amount of
loose change, was undisturbed. '
,James Mock was checking
the car over for fingerprints and
other evidence. He remarked, "As
soon as I am finished, we'll call a
wrecker to get it out of the sand
and bring it to the police station
Where Frenchie can inventory the
inside and she can have it back,"
As I was driving off from the
spot; Troy remarked to me, "I told'
you we would have your car
found and back. in your posses.
sion by quitting time"
I KNOW EVERYONE who has
a- car stolen doesn't get this kind
of service. Some people never get
their car back.
It was only my second experi-
ence with a stolen car. The one
SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
IN COUNTY $15.00 IN COUNTY $10.00 SIX MONTHS
OUT OF COUNTY $20.00 YEAR OUT OF COUNTY $15.00 SIX MONTHS
TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements
the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than
amount received for such advertisement.
.The spoken word js given scant attention; the printed
word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely
asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The
spoken word is lost; the printed word remains.,
was working in Perry, Georgia
and one evening I went out back,
where IV parked my' cai., to go
Some. My car wasn't anywhere
I. couldn't accept the fact that
it had been stolen, then, either.,
But, it was stolen .... good
a and .stolenl'The highway? patrol
found it the next day about 1,50
miles 'away, parked beside the
*,, "'By the time I had to return
:.home that evening, the car hlad
been returned, none the worse for
ACTUALLY, THERE WASN'T
S.much, to wear which hadn't ,al-
ready been "worn" considerably. I
described my first car to you
about a .couple of months ago.
Well, this, was the second car I
ever owned and the resemblance
to the first one was uncanny.
'It Was the same rriodeland
make as the first one. The 'only
difference was, the first oneywAs a
L convertible. It ,had an- argument
with an immpveable object at
some point inr time before I got it
and the left front headlight was
cocked about 45. degiees toward
the sky. But, it still burned
The! front fender, was crumn-
pled under thie light and the dpor
wouldn't shut good. It would'run,
but you could hardly stop' t.The
floorboard was .-usted. out' to
make it easy to dtag yourTfeet as
a little help In coming to a halt,
Frenchie's .car is a four door
model-but a' one passenger,
1990 Mercury. Grand Marquis.
We know it was a lone thief be-
cause two people can't get in her
car. It's a one passenger, 'car be-
cause she carries everything in it
* from garden' tools to' dinner
plates. When wei found it, there
was evidence th4. the driver had
sat onr a carton which contained a
book she had received,, to drive it.
I thought her practice, of nev-
er taking anything out of her car
would make it theft-proofl.
St. Joseph Bayl
bate Time Ht. Time Ht.
March'27 6:01 a.m. L. -0.3 11:20a.m.H -0.2
S,..' 4:10 p.m L -0.3 .
' E V March 28; 12:12a.m. H 0.0 5:11 a.m. L -0.1
10:51 a.m. H 0.0 6:27 p.m. L -0.5
MarcHd29. 11:11 a.m. H 0.3 8:15 p.m. L -0.7
March 30 11:49 a.m. H 0.5 9:47 p.m. L -6.8
March 31';; 12:36 p.m. H 0.6 11:08'p.m. L -0.9
April 1:28 p.m. H 0.7
April 2 :. 12:21 a.m. L -0.9 2:24 p.m. H 0.7
SHunker Down With Kes by Kesley Colbert
The Envelope Please .
WE STILL DIDN'T believe it
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 PAGE
An Early Flood
By Dave Maddox
The floods we have been experiencing lately remind me of
something that happened when I was a small child. My par-
ents and I had gone to visit my grandparents In Calhoun
County. At this time, the road between St. Joe and
Wewahitchka was not paved and the rivers were rising.
During our visit, my father received a call that a ship was
due and we should return home. By this time, the rising river
water had flooded the woods and the road south of the
Dalkeith exit on Highway 71, so it was impossible to come
. home on this route.
We drove our Model T to River Junction (Chattahoochee)
and boarded the first train south which happened to be the
caboose of a freight train. My mother's brother, Perry, drove
our car back to my grandparents' home.
When the freight train reached Thousand Acre Pond east
of Odena the water was over'the tracks deep enough to extin-
guish the fire under the boiler of the engine. Fortunately, there
was enough steam to reach a high area of the track. The fire-
man built another fire, got the steam up, and the engineer had
enough steam to make it across the remainder of the water.
Finally, we reached St. Joe and home.
During the recent flood the water has been over the track
in this same area and the railroad was unable to operate for
several days because the diesel electric engine cannot operate
SCitizen Assistance Needed
Onn March 14 at 4:15 p.m.,
Officer James Stephens received a
call in reference to a vehicle bur-
glary at 234 Avenue D In Port St.
Joe. No forced entry was detected
by the investigating officer.
Property and cash were
removed from the vehicle. includ-
,\ing, one brown leather purse, a
,,small blue change purse, and a
Sink, blue and, yellow multi-color
Anyone with any information
about this crime Is asked to
please call the Port St. Joe Police
Department at 229-8265 or 229-
Vehicle Theft Reported
On March 16, at approxi-
mately 2:32 p.m. Sgt. Troy
Simmons and Investigator James
Mock received a call in reference
to a vehicle that had been stolen
that day, sometime between 8:30
a.m. and 12:3p p.m. from in front
S(From Page 2)
Let me tell you about the
industry today. You know those
i people waving good-bye to Kate
Winslet and Leonardo DICaprio on
the docks as the Titanic set sail-
they weren't people at all, they
were "computer enhanced images".
And, of course, the "Titanic" that
sunk was a small scale model; the
beautiful sunrise was painted on a
wall and the scene was shot inside
and the people falling two hundred
feet down the broken deck-com-'
puters again ......
[ Let me tell you, Tarzan wres-
tied real lions and alligators! When
John Wayne shot 'em,. they didn't
get up. And those were real cows
stampeding in "Red River".
I don't know the first thing
;' about acting. But I have enjoyed
-: some great performances over the,
years. When Mary E. Pendleton
didn't win the high school beauty
pageant back in '65 she quickly
ran over, hugged and congratulat-
ed LaRenda Bradfield. Leon leaned
over and whispered. "Now, that's
about the best acting I've seen in'
I tried acting one time. Years
back somebody left the gate open
and we had cows scattered from
the railroad tracks up by Bitter's
Crossing all the way down to the
corner .of Main and Forrest
Avenue. They had to call my Dad
at, work! We were two days-and a
night getting 'em all back.
You talk about a steamy scene.
Nobody was going to sleep until
Daddy found out which of his sons
could be so stupid, and irresponst-
S "Well; sir, uh-uimm-uh-the
sun was in my eyes and
uh-uh-the ground was wet and
Leon had hit me on the head for no
reason and I think David Mark
came in after me and uh-oh, yeah
this giant flying saucer swooped
down about noon unlocking gates.
yes, David definitely was the
last guy in th, field, that saucer
'had one big eye and one big horn,
looked like a purple people eater to
Sme and Leon hit me so hard I was
unconscious for a while . I
don't remember ..... I tell you, I1
don't remember a thing!"
I couldn't act well enough to
save my own bacon
In preparation for the Oscars
Swe were talking this weekend
r about old movies. Someone men-
tioned Old Yeller. They felt it
should have gotten best picture
back in 1958.
q I wouldn't know.
of The Star Publishing Company
on Williams Avenue in Port St.
A bolo was issued on the vehi-
cle by Port St. Joe : Police
Department. The department
recovered the vehicle a short time
later outside the city limits off of
SThey had received informa-,;.
tion about a vehicle matching the
description in the bolo from the,
Gulf County Sheriffs Office. After
its discovery, the vehicle was pho-
tographed, processed for prints
and then returned to the owner.
Citizen Assistance Needed
On March 20 at 6:23 p.m.,
Officer Rusty Burch received a
call in reference to a crash that
had taken place at the intersec-
tion of Woodward Avenue and
Eighth Street in Port St. Joe.
The officer arrived on the
scene and found that two vehicles
were involved in the crash. The
first, a 1992 Ford pick-up truck
driven by Kenneth Henry
Chambers of Mexico Beach. sus-
tained damages estimated at
The second was a 1993
Chevrolet van driven by Maria Eve
Anderson of Port St. Joe.
Anderson's vehicle reportedly had
damages estimated aL$2t500.-.
Chambers was headed east
on Eighth Street and stopped at
the intersection of Eighth and
Woodward Avenue. He then pro-
ceeded through the intersection
into the path of Anderson. Her
Vehicle struck him in the driver's
side front quarter panel.
Chambers was in violation of the',
Gulf County paramedic
Deborah Thrasher was on the
scene and the injured persons
were transported to Gulf Pines
Hospital by private vehicle. Only
minor injuries were reported.
Snagged Again While Fleeing
On March 21 at 3:10 p.m.,
Willie George Massinger of Port
St. Joe was arrested and trans-
ported to the Gulf County Jail by
Officer Burch. Massinger was
charged with reckless driving,
fleeing or attempting to elude a
law enforcement officer, and viola-
Stion of a pre-trial release. As of
March 24th, Massinger had not
Charles Nuriery, Jr.; of
Employees of Florida
Coast Paper Company
"belly-up" to the temporary
serving tables set up in the
clock alley, where they
engaged in barbecued
In the photo at left, two
huge cakes are cut into
serving portions for
Wewahitchka. was arrested
Monday. March 23rd. on three
counts of wrTiing worthless
checks. Upon further investiga-
tion by Sergeant Wayne Forehand
and Investigator Tom Godwin. he
was additionally charged with
nine counts of uttering a forged
Over the last several months.
Nunery has allegedly written sev-
eral checks on other persons'
accounts totaling approximately
Presently. he is being held in
the Gulf County Jail pending a
Caught in Stolen Vehicle
On Saturday. March 21st,
Deputy Greg Cannon, while on
patrol.' observed a red Camaro
alongside the roadway near the
bus barn m Wewahitchka.
Upon running an identifica-,
tion check on the tag. he found It
to be a stolen vehicle from the,
Panama City area.
The occupant. Jeffery Vance.
was arrested and is currently
being held on grand theft auto
charges in Bay.County.
Wanted Free Gasoline ,
Thursday, March 19, Cour-
(See SHERIFF on Page 5)
| .ran Opening Party
1602 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach
March 28th, Saturday
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. C. T.
FOOD & BEVERAGES SERVED
DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGCS:
*Dinner for Two at Top of the Gulf
SFlowers By The Sea
*Other Prizes also Available
The employees of Florida
Coast Paper Company marked
the successful completion of one
and a half million operating man
hours without a lost time acci-
dent last week, marking the mile-
stone achievement with a barbe-
cue dinner, provided by the
The company furnished,bar-
becued whole pigs with all the
trimmings and set up an eating
area in the clock alley, to mark
Sthe, occasion., As one employee
quipped, "'This is neat! A fur-
nished barbecue dinner and get-
ting paid to eat it!"
The special meal was catered
by Paul Gant.
The meal came just before
the big paper machines were shut
down for a week to make needed
repairs. Jim Mann. spokesman
for the firm said. 'There are cer-
tain Items of repair that the mill
must be idle in order to accom-
plish. We plan to resume opera-
tions In a week, just as soon as
these repairs are made."
The employees of the paper
mill and mill executives have
started the clock on its fourth
half million safe man hours of op-
"HAT IN HAND"
'l t a'n bwhel m I t un Hi'eArni l--t. am
'It can be a pretty overwhelm- So, we treat you differently thn
ing feeling to walk into some
banks and come face-
to-face with a' banker
who makes you feel
like you should have
your hat in hand.
At Citizens Federal
Savings Bank, we don't
think you'll feel that
way here. We know youi as a real
person with real financial needs;
a person who wouldn't be in the
bank at all if it wasn't important.
other bankers would. And we
behave differently than
other bankers would.
We believe it's more
important to help our
customers than to be
concerned with creat-
ing a stuffy atmos-
Take a close look at Citizens
Federal today. You'll like what
you see, and you'll like how you
OF PORT ST. JOE
Port St. Joe
401 5th Street
58 4th Street
Mexico Beach ,
1202 Highway 98
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PiU-: 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
Sea Oats and Dunes Garden Club Enoys Program
~, ', '~.
The Sea Oats and Durlfs
Garden Club met at the Gulf
County Beaches Volunteer Fire
Station Community Room on
Tuesday, March 10, with Susie
Pippin presiding. Deliciobs
refreshments were served by the
hostesses Ruth Nance, Mildred
Slavik, Bernyce Stickel and
Jacqueline McClane. -
A very interesting "Show and
Tell" program was given by sever-
al members. A humorous. but
factual,. VCR tape entitled
"Parliamentary Procedure" was
Girl Scout Troop 242 learns about horses at Chris Earley's paddock.
Girls Scout Troop
#242 Very Active
Girl Scout Troop. #242 has
been very busy this year. They
have earned many badges as a
troop. These include "Aerospace"
with a special trip to Tyndall Air,
Force Base, touring an airplane
and visiting the control tower.
The "Wildlife" badge was also,
earned with another trip to
Tyndall to visit the Natural
Resource Center to talk with a
biologist about Florida wildlife.
The "Horse Lover Badge" was
fun and interesting for the, girls.'
An afternoon with Chris Earley
and several of his quarter horses
was fun and informative. The girls
learned the ;proper handling of
horses and basic care of the hors-
The 'girls also earned the
"First Aid" badge with visits from ,
the ambulance service and talks
with a nurse. Another badge
earned was "Math Fun" learning,
about math and the ways it is
used in daily life.
It has been a great year of
scouting this year. Thanks to the
mothers that volunteered their
time to help with meetings.
:Thanks also to the community
from Troop #242 for supporting
their cookie sale this yearly
Work At Panama
City Art Gallery
Shirley Baker-Little of Port
2 St. Joe'. -a newcomer ,to the area'
! art scene, is exhibiting oil and
watercolor paintings at the Gal-
lery of Art, located at 36 West
Beach Drive, (the downtown art
district) Panama City.
Born in a Kent River village In
England, the artist was sent at an
early age to Canada to escape the
World War II bombings which
were taking place in England at
that time. She was introduced to
art and art education by her Ca-
nadian third-grade teacher.
When she returned to Eng-
land after five years, she found it
was no longer home and returned
to Canada, eventually moving to.;
Georgia. Aft" r many full years of ,
marriage 'and children, she '
earned degrees in art, biology,
"Nature Is my school," said
the artist Solitude, particularly
in natural surroundings, brings
focus to her work. Paintings by
Baker-Little are in private collec-
tions all over the world, including
Japan, South Africa, Europe, and"
Her paintings, with a special
respective of paintings by B. Hop-
kins. can be viewed at the gallery
Monday through Saturday,-'Trom
1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and by
appointment. There is no charge
for these or gallery exhibits of the
paintings, sculpture, and pottery
by area artists.
Kilbourn Chosen Jr.
Scout of the Month
Elizabeth Kilbourn earned-
"Junior Scout of the Month" of
Troop #242 for the month of
January. She was selected for hei-
attendance, proper uniform, pay-
ing dues on time,, and for extra
badges earned on her own.
She has just finished the
"Dance" badge working indepen-
dently. Elizabeth has been a Girl
Scout for five years starting as a
Daisy Scout. Elizabeth is an
honor roll student at Port St. Joe
Elementary School in the fourth
grade. She is the daughter of
Norton and Ellie Kilbourn and
granddaughter of Helen Kilbourn.
Elizabeth enjoys girl scouting
because of the "fun activities" and
"being with her friends". She
especially enjoyed the afternoon
. .the tro9p.spentt with Chris Earle\v
' leatriing about horses and earn'-
ing the "Horse Lover" badge.
Need For Flood
As frequently happens after
flood waters recede. many Floridi-
ans whose homes and businesses
were flooded in the winter storms
have learned to their dismay that
insurance protected them from
wind, hall. lightning, and fire, but
not from rising water.
While the leading cause of
property damage from natural
disasters in the United States Is
flooding, less than 23 percent of
some 11 million structures situ-
ated in flood zones are flood-
insured, according to the Federal
Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA). Homeowners :are often
not aware that standard policies
do not cover floods.
"Floods are a shocking remin-
der of the consequences of hot
being Insured." said Paul Fay'of
FEMA, federal coordinating officer
for recovery operations in Flori-
da's disaster-declared counties.
"Considering the cost of repairing
a flood-damaged home and re-
placing lost possessions, it's
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Clothing by Fresh Produce, Hook & Tackle,
Sea Dog and Kahala
Sun. Thurs. 9 to 5 CST
Friday & Saturday 9 to 7 CST
804 Highway 98, Mexico Beach
shown by Mary Hendricks.
Mrs. Pippin showed and
explained her sea onion plant.,
Frances Clemons showed her
planter with hand painted ivy and
explained how she was training
her ivy into a topiary, by having it
grow along the handle as well.
Netta Niblack displayed an aloe
blossom; and Jayne Kleeb read an
article on the heat zone. Vesta
Conley told of the importance of
Not having a live plant to
Werwa Woman's Club
Holds March Meeting
The Wewahitchka Woman's
'Club held its regular monthly
meeting on March Ilth in tlhe
Fellowship Hall of the First United
Methodist Church. Seventeen
members and one guest were pre-
Prior to the business meeting
Pam Martin, Victim Advocate from
the Domestic Violence and Rape
Crisis Program serving Gulf and
Calhoun counties presented a
After defining domestic vio-
lence as not only physical but
.psychological as well, she
informied"'the group that 213
-women had been helped by the
program during the past year.
Although records are not kept on
children, she estimated that 80 to
90 children had been assisted
along with their mothers.
Services offered include pr6-
viding safe housing and group
therapy. The program also helps
the battered with immediate
needs such as buying medicine
and paying deposits. Ms. Martin
stated that probably there ard
twice as many victims as th4
records indicate since many will
not report the crime.
However, the State Attorney's
office now has a "no drop" policy.
Either the victm or the police.offi-
cer investigating can press
'*charges. Law enforcement agen-
cies are determined that batterers
will be held accountable.
Items addressed during the
business meeting included a
report on club members who won
awards at the recent FFWC.
District Arts, and Grafts yestlvaL,
They were as follows: Carol
'Vlahos. first place in counted
cross stitch; Robbie Sexton, first,
place in family sewing. machine
quilting, specialty sewing and sec-
ond place In afghan; Madge
Semmes. second place, oil paint-
ing Sue D'Abreu. third place,
worth an annual premium in the
neighborhood of $300 to have in-
surance protection." .
Flood insurance may be pur-
chased from any government
agency. Policies are written in
agreement with the federal gov-
ernment through the National
Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
administered by the Federal Insu-
rance Administration, a part cif
FEMA. Insurance is available in
communities that have agreed to
adopt and enforce sound flood-
plain management practices.
FEMA, the Federal Emergen-
cy Management Agency, is trying
to locate all of the residential ren-
tal properties currently available
in Gulf County. If anyone knows
any private landlords or owns any
rental property themselves,
please call (850) 219-3068 and
ask for Henrietta.
Margaret Key Biggs. a p ze-
winning author, will have her
sLxth book of poetry published by
Timberline Press of Montgomery
the latter part of this year. There
will only be 100 first editions,
Biggs' book,, Nocturnal ,tWoe-
an; will contain around 100 pa-
es. Anyone who would like one f
these books is asked to please
purchase directly from the aut'r
by sending a check or money or-
der to Margaret Key Biggs. Eox
2600, County Road 852, Hefll,
Alabama 36264. $15.00 is bepg
asked for each copy. Margait
will be happy to autograph lhr
book for anyone so desiring. g|
Margaret is a former resident
of White City and for many years-
was employed by the Gulf County
School Board as a teacher in jie
English Department at Port St.
Joe High School. Nocturnal Won-
an is dedicated to three of her frr-
mer neighbors: DeAnn Youtig,
Donna Karol Young, and Michael
share, Betty Chancellor' showed,
and told about her red rose of'
Oklahoma which is a red rock
Mother Nature has made into ai
beautiful rose. These are preva-:
lent in the state of Oklahoma.
Another is the cherokee rose.
Jane Forster explained how'
easily a flower garden could be
grown in a five or ten pound sack'
of potting soil. "Simply cut a slit
in the sack," she said, "and place
plants in the slits." Margaret,
Whitney-Smith brought several'
pots of orchids. She explained
where she purchased them, how
to tend them, how often they.
bloom, and gave one as a door,
Mrs. Pippin announced that
the Gulf County Sanitation
Department will pick up large
trash such as refrigerators and
furniture on April 1. Items should
be put by March 31.
f any men in the Gulf County
area are Interested In organizing a
garden club, they should contact
Marjorie Sasser by mail at 600
Highway 98, Port St. Joe, FL
32456. or contact any member of
the Sea Oats and Dunes Garden
Club for information to organize a'
The next meeting will be April
14 at 10:00 a.m, (ET). The pro-
gram will be "Trees and' the
Environment". Hostesses will be
Fern Guilford, Gertrude Guilford,
Lessie 'Kraft and Marguerite
Members voted to donate a
book to the public library in mem-
ory of recently deceased club
member. Joyce Maddox. In addi-
tion. plans were made for both the
upcoming Tupelo Festival and the
luncheon for the local senior citi-
Following the 'meeting an
array of refreshments was served
by Sue D'Abreu. Betty Holloway,
Maureen Mitchell and Carol
Tom Godwin holds a man's
head which was carved from a
DJAR. Visited By
The Saint Joseph Bay Chap-
ter,,ol'fthe Ntioonpl Society of the
Daughter of the American Revolu-
tion was entertained and enlight-
ened on Wednesday, March 18,
by Tom Godwin. an extraordinary
Mr. Godwin's program includ-
ed a display of carving tools.
sculptures In various stages of
creation ranging from the earliest,
roughest forms to completed
works-of-art, and the different
types of wood which are. used, in-
cluding lighteredd" knots, walnut.
and holly, which' is ,so white, it
looks like ivory.
Tom stated that he would
carve any piece of wood"in which
he saw a sculpture in the grain,
even the wooden handles of kitch-
en knives, screwdrivers, and oys-
A few years ago, Mr. Godwin
was featured In Ripley's Believe It.
or Not for sculpting a tree stump
in the Dead Lakes into the head
of a man with a pipe in his
mouth. Over the years, the man
either gave up smoking, or some-
one stole his pipe.
Mr. Godwin currently lives. in
Wewahitchka with his wife, Pat,
who is a cook and caterer extraor-
dinaire, and has two sons. He is a,
retired member of the Air Force
and has been employed by the
Gulf County Sheriffs Department
for the last 14 years, where he is
better known as Lieutenant Tom
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.Entries from Gulf County stu-
dents have started to come in for
the. Tobacco-Free contest. Third
through 12th:grade, students are
eligible for participation and
weekly finalist; entries will appear
in The Star- During the finalist
week prizes and awards will be
The finalist Judging will be
done by the students who have
been selected by their principal or
a designated teacher at each
school. Five student judges will
participate from each school.
Entries from the first two
weeks will be displayed April 4th
at the the Tupelo Festival In
SWewahitchka. Later in the year
,' i '
entries will be displayed at other
Please encourage your chil-
dren to participate and discuss
with them what it means to be
tobacco-free. Even if you are a
smoker, you can discuss how
hard it is to quit and the effects
tobacco has on your life.
If your business, church or
civic group would like to make
contributions for prizes, please
call Regina Washabaugh, RN/
Coordinator at 227-1276 ext. 100
or Melissa Ramsey at 229-8997.
Listed below are the themes
for the remaining weeks with the
deadline for entry. Your child may
turr in his/her entry at the school
If You Dip, You Lose
Your Lip ......... ............. April 1
Your Production Causes
' Our Reduction..... ....April 8'
Once You Start.
You Can't Stop .............April 15
I'm Dying From
Your Smoke....................April 22;
----from Page 3
toney Mathison was arrested by
9 D Ueputy 'obby Player [or. peit
'Doctor theft. Apparently after fueling up
*hc^V'I7 i Vwith Sl I worth of gasoline at the
dlSCovery 'may- Suwannee Swifty in St. Joe
end obesity A hs Beach, Mathison elected to drive
HILTON HEAD. S.C. A doctor has away rather than pay at the regis-
discovered that an ingredient found in ter.
a small fruit grown In Asia, combined He was soon apprehended
with an Ingredient praised by the U.S. and brought to the Gulf County
,Department of Agriculture can help Jail where he was later released to
cause significant weight loss. his parents.
In a study reported in a Prestigious
American medical journal. Dr.
Anthony A. Conte, M.D. reported that Pick-Up Taken From Home
:the formula, now'called Blo-Rex 3000, Last Saturday, March 21st,
-caused patients to lose more than Michael Lyle, a resident ,of
twice as much weight as a control Highland View, reported to the
group, on the same fat reduced diet.
Neither groupp was' Instructed to Gulf County Sheriffs Depairtment
'decrease the amount of food they ate that his 1991 GMC pick-up truck
or to increase their exerciseA levels. An had been stolen.
article published in the Americanigators initially began
Journal of Clincal NutrlUo.says that Investigators initially began
you don't have to reduce the amount looking into leads that the vehicle
of food you' eat to lose weight, provid- .may be taken to the Alabama or
ed that you limit the fat. Tampa areas.
Scientists suggest that the mecha- -
nism behind the weight reduction may Information soon developed
include decreasing sugar cravings and in the case pointing to a location
interruption of the "Krebs Cycle.", an in the Tampa vicinity. Personnel
important step In the bodys fat stor- from the GCSO contacted the
age process. "The best part of this Hillsborough County Shenffs'
unique discovery is that it Is not a Office, giving them a possible
drug. but a safe dietary food supple- address on the location of a sus-
ment" sa Dr, onte Th Asian fruit, ,
,a .m-,-r to cItrup *. 'e, 'i'd., ',Yx *.-;j.'i" '
.flt t1k., -- fiirs w h e
p sfu17 t fouk d.tln in e Ustilted'SlAre, 19tM i d A wftrri. e H -O(II -` ;i`
i,one big exceputoq- IL ~ help some; ".-spotted the' vehiclee ion the'oad in
People fight obesity'! While Dr. Contes the area, stopped it and arrested
study may be preliminary, the exclu- Chi er Ev p Schleichardt on
sive North American distributor. Chipper Evan Schlechardt on
Phillips GulfCorp.. is calling the Blo- charges of grand theft auto.
Rex 3000 supplement "Nature's Ideal
According to a .spokesperson for Children's Dance
Sthe company. Blo-Rex 3000 Is now Ul C fl 5 0 ac eC
available on a limited basis through The Port St. Joe Optimist
Pharmacies and nutrition Istores or
call 1-800-729-8446 or visit us at Club is sponsoring a dance for all
ww.hl .com. school age children, which will be
Blo-Rex 3000 is available locally at: held on Saturday. March 28. at
CITY DRUG the Centennial Building, from
!h 528 Fifth St.. 227-1224 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. A donation of
SAh..u, hsTh a,,nnha..-n,ith" rnbnben.i.iLedby1heFD $3.00 is asked and will be taken
SBk-Rl. lInlh n1.1 d l d1. L p6,lfl.lir....p up at the door. A snack bar will
Sd.ea .. 0 1997 PGC
_________ rbe open also.
Mom, Billy 8 Adam
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School Boardto Set 98-99
School Year's Calendar
The Gulf County School
Board, on April 2 at 9:00 a.m.,
ET, will discuss and approve a
school calendar for 1998-99. The
proposed calendar is slightly dif-
ferent than previous years in an
attempt to complement the nine
week/block schedule terms.
Key dates in the proposal are
August 3-elementary teach-'
ers return to work;
August 4-middle and sec-:
ondary teachers'return to work;
August 7-students begin:;
'September 7-Labor Day hol-.
October 9-end of first nine
weeks (term 6);
October 12-14-term break
December 18-end of second
week, (term 7):
The Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka High School athletic'
departments will be hosting the
-Swamp Shooters" for two
evenings of basketball and family
fun. The Swamp Shooters are
University of Florida alumni who
have played or are now playing
The Swamp Shooters will
appear in "The Dome" at Port .St.
Joe High School on Friday, March
27th beginning at 7:30 p.m. (ET).
The entrance fee will be.S5.00.,On
:Saturday at 6:00 p.m. (CT),. they
will be hosted by Wewahltchka
Nine players from the follow-
ing group will be on hand.for the
action-Christ Doering. Elijah
WIG Board Meets
The Washington Improvement
Group Board of Directors will
meet on Thursday. April 2 at 7:00
p.m.. ET, in the W.I.G. Teen
Center. All members are asked to
be present. The meeting is open to
December 21 to January 4-
i,; December 21 to January 1-
'r' January 4--teacher work day;
SJanuary 5-students. return;',
January 18-Martin Luther
'*P"' February 15-16-teacher
Thservice (student holidays), ten-
1"'March 11-end of third nine
weeks termn 8);
March 15-19-term break
.' < April 2-5-Spring Break (holi-
April 26-27-teacher inser-
'vicce (student holidays) tentative:
May 26-students' last day:,
May 27-elementary teacher
May 28-middle and sec-
6ridary teacher last day; and
June 7-summer school
Williams. Fred Taylor. Fred
Weary. Noah Brandise, Jacquex
Green. Shane Matthews, Reidel
Anthony. Wilie Jackson. Kerwin
Bell and Earnie Mills.
District 3 is sponsoring a
scholarship banquet to benefit
the Educational Scholarship
Fund. The special event will be
held on Sunday, March 29 at 5:00
pm in the Apalachicola High
The special guest speaker will
be the Honorable Judge Elijah
Smiley of Bay County. Certificates
and awards will be presented to
citizens who have contributed
outstanding services to the
community. Entertainment will
be provided by the Marching and
Moving Christian Community
Please attend and support
this worthy event. Tickets are S15
for couples, 810 for singles and
83 for children. All proceeds will
benefit the Sylvester Williams
Educational Scholarship Fund.
Where To Go.. .
'Canteen Cetntei 1Food) '. ...... .Wewahltchka Community Center
Food Goods . community Center and Red Cross Service Center
Cleaning Kits .... Community Centetr andRed Cross Service Center
.Clean-Up Instructions/ .
Fact Sheet ....... .............. ... Red Cross Service Center
*Don't forget to check for snakes and crttlers as you dean up and repair.
Tetanus Shots ................ .Gulf County health Department
at 227-1202 or 639-2561
Disaster Assistance ApplicaUton-FEMA. ........ 1-800-462-9029
FEMA Helpline .'. . ........ .... . 1-800-525-0321
Septic Tank and
Drinking Water Information . .-. Gulf County Health Department
at 227-1202 or 639-2561
To Report Water Damage .... Gulf County Emergency Management
at 229-9110 or 639-5068
Additional Information or Law
Enforcement Assistance Emergency Management at 229-9110 or
639-5068 'or Gulf County Sheriffs
: Office at 227-1115 or 639-3037
Medical Emergency ....................................911
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PAGE 6A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
360* Communications Gets Nat'l Honors for Ads
At Its recent annual meeting
in Atlanta, The Cellular Telephone
Industry Association presented
three marketing awards to
Chicago-based 360 Communi 2
cations for three of its advertise-'
360 Communications' 602
second commercial, "New Baby,"
won first place in the radio cate-'.
gory; the 30-second television
spot, "Bus Ride," won third pladc
for television advertising; and,
newspaper holiday ad, "Naughty
Nice," won third place in the ptinf
Parent Meeting -
There will be. a meeting of
sixth grade parents to plan for the
Port St. Joe; Elementary School
Sixth Grade Graduation on'
Wednesday, April 1st at 6:30 p.m.
ri the Port St. Joe Elementary
Please make plans to attend-,
so we can make this event a won-
derful. happy memory for our stu-
Dot Burge and family wish toJ
thank everyone who sent cards,
flowers, food, visits, phone calls,.
and especially the prayers. during,
her recent illness. God bless you..,
360 currently holds almost
90 percent total brand awareness
in its markets, which is a strong
indication that our marketing
messages are reaching their tar-
gets," said Deb Diver, director of'
advertising and retail merchan-
dising for 3600 Communications.
"We are flattered that our indus-
try's national association recog-
nized our work in this very com-
petitive category. We're particular-
ly proud to have the best radio
spot in the country."-
Two of the award-winning
advertisements. "New Baby." and
"Bus Ride," were created by 360:'s
advertising agency of record. The
Martin Agency, headquartered in
Richmond, Virginia. "Naughty
Nice" was created by Ira Thomas
Associates based out of.
Chicago-based 360' Com-
f munications Company provides
wireless voice and data services to
12.6 million customers in more
than 100 markets throughout 15
states, including Florida, Illinois.
Indiana, Iowa. Kentucky, Nevada.
New Mexico, North Carolina,
Ohio, Pennsylvania, South
Carolina, Tennessee, Texas.
Virginia and West Virginia. The
company also offers residential
long distance and paging services.
Norton- from Page 1
becoming Manager of the compa-
ny's Industrial Relations
While attending the
University of Florida. Norton's
summers were spent working in
virtually every department of the
mill and playing semi-pro base-
ball with the Port St. Joe Saints
Baseball Club of the Gulf Coast
During his long tenure with
the paper company, he served as
a member of the board of direc-
tors of the Southern Pulp and
Paper Safety Association and was
a director of the American Paper
Industry Employee Relations
As a United States Army vet-
eran, he served for 18 months in
Germany before returning to his
job with St. Joe Paper Company.
Norton Is married to Caroline
,Ellis Norton, a former teacher and
current, member of the Gulf
County School Board. They have
three sons, Bill. Jim and Joe.' who
were all reared in Port St. Joe and
graduated from Port St. Joe High
The Nortons are members of
the First United Methodist
Church where Charlie served on
the Administrative Board and is
one of the chief chicken cookers of
the Men's Club.
Charlie Norton is extremely
proud of the many years of service
to his community that include
civic involvement and hands-on
participation in the recreational
activities of the youth of Port' St.
He was a long time member
and officer of the Lions Club hav-
ing held the offices of district zone
chairman. president, vice presi-
dent and director of the club.
Norton was also active in the
Jaycees and held the office of
president of that organization.
He is currently a member of.,
the Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce. His recreational
involvement included Babe Ruth
League coach and president of the
Dixie YouthBaseball League.
Norton believes that his many
years of business experience and
working with people is a valuable
asset that he is now putting to
use as your commissioner to
make our city, Port St. Joe, sec-
ond to none.
"The financial stability of the
City of Port St. Joe is the envy of
any comparable city of our size in
the United States. As your cqm-
missioner. I pledge to m-aintain
this status with no undue hard-
ship to the-tax paying citizens of
our city," Norton stated.
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Closed Sunday and Monday
The Mexico Beach Fireworks
Show fundraising committee has
announced plans for a fish fry to
be held Sunday, March 29th from
12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Mexico
Beach Civic Center. The fee for
the fish fry meal will be S6.00 per
* Prizes, donated by local busi-
nesses, will be given away during
the event to those making a SI
donation to the cause. Winners,
need not be present at the time of
the presentation to claim their
All proceeds from' both pro-
motions will support the July 4fth
fireworks show..,- ,.. ,' ,
Boosters to Hold
The Port St. Joe High School
N.J.R.O.T.C. Booster Club is
sponsoring a barbecue chicken
plate lunch fundraiser on
Saturday, March 28th in Mexico
Beach. The barbecue will be held
from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
CT. at the city park adjacent to
the EL Governor Motel. All pro-
ceeds will go to the ROTC
The booster club would like to
thank the following merchants for
their donatons: Marina Grocery
Store, Piggly Wiggly. Rich's IGA.
Citizen's Federal Savings Bank
(for use of their smoker). The Star
newspaper. Gulf Foods, Mexico
Beach Grocery Store and Fish
House Restaurant. ,.,
203 Fourth St.- Port St. Joe. Phone 227-11091
Serving Breakfast, Luich & Dibnerv
Open 6 days a week closed Sundays
"My children, our love should not be just word and talk; it
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On the beautiful Apalachicolaoiyer, Wod ell Rd."
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SSBig Fundraiser to
Davis Speaks on Teen Pregnancy BienefitNJROTCe
I am 11 years old. My parents
got divorced when I was 10. I live
with my mom, but I go to my dad's
house to visit some weekends. My,
problem is that my mom and dad
fight all the time and I get stuck in
the middle. The thing that gets me
is that they fight about me. and I
wish they wouldn't fight at all. It
makes me feel like it's my fault
but I don't know what I did. Why
can't they just stop fighting? What
can I do to make them stop?
Stuck in the Middle
You are in one of the toughest
situations a kid can be In. I can
Imagine that your parents some-
times don't make sense to you.
Many times divorced parents
don't realize the spot you are in
and unintentionally do things that
The hardest part is that there
is not much you, can do to stop
Them from fighting and it is your
parents' responsibility to work out
their problems with' as little effect
on you as possible. But there mav
be some things you can do to take
yourself out of the middle.
First, you might try talking to
both your parents to let them
know how you feel and ask them
to keep you out of their disagree-
ments. If talking to them is not
likely to work, you might try writ-
ing them a letter.
Second. if either of your folks
try to send messages to the other.
through you. respectfully ask that
they talk directly to the other par-.
Third. if either of your parents
make negative comments about
the other, remind yourself that it
is not you they are mad at. but
,the other parent. This is some-
thing they will have to work out
You may become tempted to
defend the other parent, take
sides, take responsibility for mak-
ing your own arrangements to
keep them from talking to each
other, or even use their disagree-
ments to your advantage. These
things will only make your situa-
tion worse and should be avoided.
Be careful not to lose respect
for your parents. Divorce is not
easy for anyone involved and it
takes some .time to work things
out. Talk to both your parents
about your feelings of being in the
middle and ask for their help.
If you or your parents need
additional help. the Gulf County
Guidance Clinic has counselors
who are experienced in this area
and a program for divorced or
,divorcing ,parents. Please contact
SUS. .' :
Ed Dennis. MS
Clinical Services Supervisor
Please address your questions
and comments to:
Dear Counselor. 311 Williams
Avenue. 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
During last Thursday morn- week series o01 arucies" ana aevel-
ing's Gulf Interagency hoped a paper for teens on teen,
Coordinating Council meeting, pregnancy. Statistics, personal
Ann Davis, Executive Director of stories and information if you
Capitol Area Healthy Start needed assistance were included
Coalition, spoke on "Bringing the in this paper which was distrib-.
Whole Community Together to uted to the teens.
Focus on Teen Pregnancy". Davis Teen Life Options is, a school,
described the process Leon based program in its third year of
County has gone through to com- operation that takes a target
bat its high rate of teen pregnan- group of at-risk ninth graders,
cy, including community groups half male and half female, from
and the formation of a program, one of the area schools and pro-
"Teen Life Options". vides ,.an alternative education.
Davis told council members program incorporating teen
that the key to combatting teen empowerment for, good decision
pregnancy is to build a making and encouragement to
community wide effort that says, stay in school.
"We have had enough." Primary Other information included
prevention programs, such as an update from the Collaborative
education, combat teen pregnan- Partnership Grant which will be
cy. 'Not only did Leon County for- assisting five area programs:. Kids,
mulate the program Teen Life Kids Korner, HeadStart. and ,th~
Options, they also ran a eight ESE and El programs that'are
Explains Revision Committee
Recommendations to Kiwanis
Jerry Moore of Wacissa ex-
plained the finished recominenda-
tiorns of the State Constitution re-
vision committee to the Kiwanis
Club Tuesday, at its regular
meeting held at Julie's Restau-
rant. Moore, a former AP reporter
in the Capital, Is a retired mem-
ber of the Department of Revenue
and has followed the workings of
the Constitution Revision com-
mittee ever since its creation. The
committee completed its work
Monday of this week.
'The suggestions-there are
nine of them-will be on the No-
vember ballot and will probably
be thoroughly discussed in the
press and in several hearings be-
tween now and then," Moore said.
Many animals are currently
up for adoption at the' Gulf
County Pound. These possible
pets include four tabby cats,' on'e
long-haired chocolate colored cat,
one yellow tabby, one -black cat,
and a mother cat with her two-
week old kittens.
Fifteen dogs are also available
now, including a mother choco-
late lab with her puppies.
To adopt one of these needy
animals, please call the Gulf
County Sheriffs Office, at 227-
1115 and ask for Johnny Collins
or call the St. Joseph Bay Hu-
mane Society at 227-1103 for
Moore discussed what should
prove to be the most controversial
suggested changes to the Consti-
tution. One of the most controver-
sial changes will probably 'be
changing the control of firearms'
over to the purview of each
county commission in the state,
.rather than the state setting pos-
session rules and issuing permits
to possess firearms. 'Moore said
he would vote against that provi-
Another controversial Item
" was the reduction of the cabinet
size. Presently the heads of the
various divisions of the cabinet
'are elected. Suggested is the ap-
pointment of several members of
the present cabinet rather than
the people electing them. If they
are appointed they will no longer
sit as the cabinet to make state
decisions. There would be three
less members on the cabinet if,
the measure is approved.
Also suggested was that the
state quit giving away submerged
lands and start selling or leasing
this valuable asset.
The suggestions for change
will be voted on by the people on
an individual basis, with the pub-
lic free to approve some and dis-
Guests of the club were Key
Club members Kyle Adkison. Jer-
emy Dixon. Kim Lamberson and
combined. Training. certification
for teachers, and play area
updates will be part of the assis-
tance for certifiable centers.
Ned Ailes, Executive Director
of Gulf County Guidance Clinic,'
announced that it provides disas-
ter crisis counseling for anyone
affected by the current flooding in,
the area. Crisis counseling and
information is available 24 hours
a da.y by contacting them at 227-
,. The, Gulf County Health
Department announced its new
coordinator, Regina Washabaugh,'
of, the Tobacco-Free program.
They will be starting a media blitz
f .r all Gulf county third through
On Saturday, March 28, a big
combination bake sale, rum-
mage/garage sale, and car wash
will take place beside First Union
Bank in Frank Pate Park, starting
at 8:00 a.m.
Any donated items would be
greatly appreciated. Please bring
your donated Items to the sale
Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m.
For large items, please contact a
member of the NJROTC for in-
structions. Also needed are ta-
bles, racks, .and volunteers to
help with 'the sale. All proceeds
will benefit the NJROTC.
Please attend the booster
club meeting on Thursday, March
26, at 6:30 p.m. for more details.'
For more information, please call
647-5722 or 227-1604.
Marie Marshall (left), ED for Tri-County Healthy Start
Coalition, and Ann Davis, guest speaker.
This column is provided as a service of the Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc., a professional counsel
and mental health center. It is not intended to replace psychological counseling or treatment service
lya Mae Herring of St. Joe Beachi will celebrate her s80th
birthday Tuesday. Mrs. Herring was the second child born to Ivory Carl
S' ard Mary Amanda "Mae" Nedley, ort March 31, 1918, in Manatee,
Florida. Her grandfather, Patrick Nedley, had conte front County
Loingford, Ireland as a child to Apalachicola, where he served as City
: Constable and worked in the Cypress Lumber Mill.
.. Mrs. Herring lived most of her life in Port St.Joe, earning the
nickname of "saammy" when she drove the delivery truck for her father's'
general store at age twelve. Her father, Mr. I.C. Nedley, and his brother ,
Bob shared several comnrnercial ventures in Port St.Joe and Apalachicola,
including opening the first: Ford dealerships in both towns. Mr. Nedley was a long-
time civic leader, serving as mayor of St. Joe, and for 25 years on the city commission.
School days were all in the two-story, red brick building that used to stand on
11thStreet and Long Avenue, andyoung Iva Mae was a star guard on the Port St.Joe ladies bas-
,ketball team. Her opponent at the position from rival wVewahitchka was stellar guard Emntnie
'Millergren (Joines), and the two young beauties once rode a float together, representing qulf
County in a Panama City parade. Iva Mae Nedley graduated valedictorian of her class in 1936.
After working for the land company that researched the titles and abstracts for
what was to become St.Joe Land and Development, Miss Nedley met LouisJackson Herring of
(Ceneva, Alabama. With ,iuobilization going full scale, he asked her to take a bus to Tampa, and
they were married in Sarasota onJuly 8, 1942.' Soon afterward, L.J. "Red" Herring left for England
with the 8th Army Air Corps, where he was to remain for the duration of the war in Europe.
FollowingWorld War 11, like many Americans, the Herrings started their family.
Three children were born to the couple: Rodney, Carla, and Judy. From these, Mr. and Mrs.
Herring were blessed with six grandchildren-Mandy and Kevin Mathis, qrary and Holly
Herring, and Alyson and Lindsay Williams. Mrs. Herring has four great-grandchildren: Kyle and
Kameron Mathis and essica andjustin (Jr.) Smith.
After the loss of her husband in 1981, and the death of -reorge Tapper, her employ-
er for over thirty years, Mrs., Herring sold her home in Port St.Joe and retired to the beaches. Her
two sisters and her brother all still live nearby: Kathleen Eells on St.Joe Beach, and Melba Brown
and Robert Nedley in Port St.Joe. Remaining grateful for the many blessings in her long life, Mrs.
Herring plans to celebrate a quiet 80th birthday among family and friends.
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BEGINNING APRIL '1. ADVERTISING COSTS
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PAGE 8A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
from Page 1
,flood waters must now be dis-
posed of as residents clean up
FEMA has agreed to give
financial assistance to the county
for the .disposal process. Danford
and commissioners are presently
evaluating alternatives for collec-
tion of the debris.
In the meantime, residents
are being asked to put debris
along the roadside for pick-up or
to haul .it to one of-the county's
Commissioners also agreed to
a request by Danford to open the
Wetappo Landfill on' Sundays for
the convenience of residents, and
extend hours at the landfills or
open Five Points Landfill on
Sunday also, if necessary to
accommodate debris dumping.
During Tuesday evening's
county commission meeting, the
board and department heads
began to outline some of the dam-
age to county roads and drainage
Damage to bridges and box
culverts along the Howard Creek
road was one of the major
concerns of the board.
Assistant Road Department
Superintendent Bobby Knee gave
the board some good news on
those, stating that DOT bridge
inspectors found no structural
damage to the bridges themselves
during inspections Tuesday.
The inspectors did identify
and locate some undermining and
washouts on some of the struc-
tures. The bridge nearest to
Howard Creek will remain closed
to single lane traffic only until a
six foot washout under the
approach is repaired. That and
other 'problems should: be
repaired with FEMA disaster
Knee also reported that the
Sauls Creek road damage was as
bad or worse than it was in 1994
when it cost approximately
$250,000 to rebuild the road.
Commissioners discussed the
option of leveling the remaining.
roadway back to grade rather
than rebuilding it to its past ele-
Their concern Is that the 10
, mile long Doc Whitfield Road is
too unstable to handle the stress
of hauling clay in to rebuild the
road. This was a problem in 1994
and the board fears they could
end up having to repave the Doc
Whitfield Road at an exorbitant
cost to the county. They will be
making the final decision on that
over the next few weeks.
The board also agreed to do
road repairs for the City of
Wewahitchka as part of their
interlocal agreement with the city.
According to Chief Adminis-
trator Don Butler, Wewahitchka
Board of City Commissioners
have agreed to sign over FEMA
funds for road repair to the coun-
ty and make up any difference in
expense, should there be any.
The board agreed to go out for
bids to purchase clay and soil to
make repairs to the county's net-
work of clay roads.
from Page 1.
money is Intended to permanent-
ly help reduce damage from such
natural disasters as hurricanes
As a part of the pilot program,
Gulf County has received funds to
help develop a mitigation plan
throughout the county. During
Phase One of the program, Gulf
received $40,000 to help In the
Mrs. Watson said another
$27,500 will be awarded for Phase
Two of the program earmarked for
mitigation plan development in
Port St. Joe ($15,000),
Wewahitchka (87,500). and unin-
corporated areas ($5,000).
She noted future plans being
considered by FEMA are to
reward counties and states with
mitigation plans by requiring less
matching funds (10%) while pos-
sibly charging as much as (50%)
in matching funds: to govern-
ments 'who don't have a plan.
Currently, matching funds are
25%, 12.5% state and' 12.5%
counties or local governments.
Commissioner Billy Traylor
questioned Emergency Manage-
ment Director Larry Wells on how
much, if any, mitigation or buy-
out money might be available for
Wells said it was too early to
tell, but he would keep the board
informed as the process devel-'
Subdivision and Animal
Commissioners have been
hashing out the details for two
new county ordinances for the
past several weeks.
They unanimously agreed to
proceed with advertising for a new
subdivision ordinance for the'
county. Gulf County's Planning
and Review Board, commission-,
ers, and property owners have'
been working on an agreement:
that would satisfy the board'so
demands for subdivision-Anfra-.
structure to meet county require-
ments, especially 'road paving,
within the development.
Under the ordinance, minor,
subdivisions (more than threer;-
but less than nine lots) would
have some cost exemptions as,
The board will hold public-,
hearings on the ordinance during
their April 14th meeting, They
voted to maintain a moratorium
on subdivision applications until
April 24th. .
Board members received a .
rough draft of a 'proposed animal
control ordinance from County
Attorney Tim McFarland for their
Board :chairman Warren
Yeager set a workshop on the
ordinance for 5:30 on April 14, "
prior to the next regular board
Animal control has been a!,
bone of contention for quite some
time. The county has ordinances !,
pertaining to the subject, but they'
lack teeth to enforce them and in
some cases, they contradict each
The new ordinance being con-
sidered covers everything from
vaccinations to vicious animals
and includes repealing existing
In Other Business
*Held public hearings, on
CDBG grant applications for
stormwater drainage at Highland
View. The board also agreed to
attach $100,000.of SHIP funds to
be used as matching funds and
gain points for the project's appli-
*The board unanimously
renamed David Richardson and
Clay Smallwood to the county's
Planning and Review Board. They
also approved a recommendation
from John Stanley to add Patsy
Whitfield to the board replacing
*Agreed to proceed wi th plans
to revamp Indian Pass boat
ramp-following a Coastal
hopes of reducing required main-
tenance and sand build-up at the
*Noted to advertise for a new
building inspector. Administrator
Butler advised the board that
current inspector Richard Combs
was resigning May 22 to take,
another.job in Texas. The board"
expressed its thanks to Combs for
his work in that position.
*Board passed a resolution'
requesting the state to pay the
12.5%0 matching funds required
for FEMA assistance funds.
*Building Inspector Richard
Combs informed the board that
out-of-county contractors were
coming into the county seeking
repair work. He said if contractors
were not. registered in Gulf
County it was the same as not
being licensed. He noted these
contractors would be turned into
the state when identified.
*Commissioner Tommy Knox
requested the board look into get-
ting mitigation money to help with
stormwater drainage problems at
St. Joe Beach.
*Agreed to try and correct
stormwater drainage problems on
Magnolia Avenue in Howard
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Martha T. Kinard;
Martha Thornton Kinard, 75,
of Wewahitchka, went to be with
our Lord on Sunday, March 22,
1998 in a local hospital.
Born in Dry Ridge, Kentucky,
she moved here in 1955 from
California, Kentucky to operate
the Old Satsuma Hotel and later
managed the Jr. Food Store in
Wewahitchka for 12 years where
she was affectionately known as
"Mrs. Martha". She was a home-
maker and a member of the
Honeyville Methodist Church.
She is preceded in death by a
son, Richard Allen Thornton. Mrs.
Kinard is survived by her hus-
band, Donald Earl Kinard of
Wewahitchka; two daughters.
Sheila Hanlon and husband
Charles of Wewahitchka and
Sherry Dozier of Marianna: one
brother, Floyd Humphrey of
Walton, Kentucky: one sister, Lula
Kipp of Covington. Kentucky; four
grandchildren, B. J. Hanlon and
wife Misty of Raleigh. North
Carolina, Craig Hanlon and wife
Ginny of Sneads. Rick Dozier of
Marianna, and Renee Milton and
husband Calvin of Greenwood;
four great-grandchildren, Taylor
Milton, Harris and Layton Hanlon
and Zane Hanlon.
Funeral services were held on.
Wednesday, March 25 at 2:00
p.m. in the Honeyville Methodist
Church with Rev. Lavell Enterkin
officiating. Interment followed in
The following gentlemen were
pallbearers: B. J. Hanlon, Craig
Hanlon. Rick Dozier, Calvin
Milton, Jimmy Adams and Chris
Edwards. Honorary pallbearers
were David Taunton, Leonidas
Pardue. Lamar Alligood, Charles
Cleckley. Freddie Branch, Ricky
Hanlon, Bob Drury and Jimmy
Home was in charge of all the
Bertha Pitts. 75, of
Wewahitchka, passed away
Tuesday, March 17, at Gulf Pines
Hospital following a brief Illness.
A native of Holmes County, she
was a longtime resident of Gulf
County, and a member of Glad
Tidings Assembly of God.
Survivors include children
Huston Pitts and wife Betty of
Panama City, Robert Earl Pitts
and wife Afleen of Clewiston, Ellen
Keller and husband Hank of
Clewiston, Jerry Pltts, Wayne
Pitts and wife Jessica, Elise
Tillery. Annette Porter and hus-
band Curtis, all of Wewahitchka.
and Betty Ann Collins and hus-
band Danny of Bainbridge.
Georgia; 30 grandchildren; 30
great-grandchildren; and. broth-
ers, Herman Prescott of
Blountstown and Hubert Prescott
Funeral services were held at
2:00 p.m., CT, on Friday, March
20, at Glad Tidings Assembly of
God, conducted by Rev. Neal
Miller. Interment followed in
All arrangements were under
the direction of the Comforter
Funeral Home, Wewahitchka
Sealed quotes will be received by Calhoun.
Correctional Institution, Route 1 Box 1, County Road 69
South, Blountstown, Florida 32424, until March 31,;
1998 at 2:00 p.m. C.S.T., for purchasing approximately
four (4) tons of scrap metal, comprised of copper, alu-
minum and carbon steel. Right is reserved to reject
any or all quotes. Payment shall be rendered in full
upon acceptance of quote. The successful bidder will
be responsible for taking the entire lots. All materials
must be removed from site within 30 days of award.
For more information, to review material or to pick up
quote form, please contact Frank Miller, Business
Manager, Calhoun Correctional Institution at
(850),674-5901, ext. 104.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 PAGE 9A
Lady Sharks Win Three
Belin Throws Second No-Hitter Against Apalachicola
PORT ST. JOE 14, APALACHICOLA 0
TUESDAY, MARCH 24
The Lady Sharks blew out
Apalachicola Tuesday afternoon
14-0 in five innings. The Lady
Sharks were led by Bonnie Belin
(6-2), who threw her second no-
hitter of the season. Belin struck
out 13 batters and only allowed
one .'base runner on a walk.
The Lady Sharks (6-3) led 4-0
going into the bottom of the
fourth inning, when they scored"
nine runs to put the mercy rule
into :effect. ,
Belin and Julie Lanford each'
went three for four at tle plate to
lead Port St. Joe offensively. Belin
had two doubles and four RBI,
SThePort St. Joe High Scl
boys track and field team ope
its. 1998 season on February 2
a- seven team meet at Mos
Niceville placed first with
points; Mosley was second v
91 points. Port St. Joe scored
* points and 'placed sixth.
Scorifig points.-in the n
were Josh Todd, first in '
vault, 11'0"; Ben McCrbai,' firs
discus, 130.2; Rod Givens, for
in 800. meters, .2:10.5; -
Hernandez,"fourth in pole Va
9'0";, and Ben McCroari, fifth
shot put, 38'5".
Port St. Joe vs. Wewahitcl
Due to the Rutherford n
(March 5) being rained out. I
St. Joe and Hylahitchka deci
to run' a dual Teet the next (
Several athletes turned in g
performances despite the (
and windy weather conditions
Placing first were JJosh Tc
pole vault, 10'6" Ben McCrc
discus, 142'6"; and Rod Give
1600 meters. 5:03.2.
Placing second were Ja
Holmes. pole vault. 10'0"; I
McCroan. shot put. 39"3": I
givens. 800 meters, 2:10.5; :
Jason Holmes. 200 meters. 26
North Florida Relays
On March .14, Port St.
competed in the 24th Ann
North Florid Relays at Torn
Oliver Stadiu Itn Panama C
Placing first among the 23 tea
with 103 points was Opeli
Placing second wi'ffl'pOi
was Niceville.'' Mount'in Brc
Alabama was third with
points. Port St. Joe placed s
enth.overall with 37 points.
Scoring points in the rr
were Tvson Pittman. second
110 hurdles. 14.91,; Tra
Woullard, third in shot put, 48
Ben McCroan. third in disc
138'4": Jason Holmes. fourth
pole vault. I I'0"; Rod Givens, f
in 3200 meters. 10:23.9; I
Chambers. fifth in 110 hurd
15:42; and Alex Hernandez, s
enth in pole vault, 10'0". I
Givens, Keion, McNair. Jc
Watkins and Jeff Schweikert c(
pleted the 4x800 relay in 8:57.
Port St. Joe vs. Wewahitch
Due to the rainout of
March 18th Mosley meet. Port
'Joe and Wewahitchka particit
'ed in a dual meet on March 2(
Placing first in the meet w
Travis Woullard, shot \
46"1.25" and discus 130'0"; JaE
Holmes. pole vault, 11'6"; Ty,
'Pittman, 110 hurdles, 14.5; Ke
McNair, 400 meters, 57.7; 1
t Chambers, 30 hurdles, -44.1: E
'Keion McNair, 200 meters. 24.
Jason Holmes. Ty
'Pittman, Rod Chambers
Keion McNair ran the 4x400 ri
1998 Season Outlook
Port St. Joe enters the 1
season as the four-time defend
state track and field champ
The 1998 team will return six
State athletes from the 1'
Tvo All-State athletes f
last year will not be with the te
in the new season. Laredo C
(pole vaulter) .transferred
Rutherford and Mark WIllie
(hburdlerl will be unable to c
pete because of.an injury.
S"Our strengths this sea
for 5th State Title
will be the throws, hurdles, pole
vault, and distance. Our weak-'
nesses will be depth, sprints,
relays and jumps," said Coach
The Sharks will compete, in
Class 2A District I with.
Biountstown, Liberty County and
Wewahitchka. The team will com-
pete with 20 other schools in"'
Class 2A Region 1.
This' team returns a strong
nucleus in Keion McNair, Ben
McCroan, Tyson Pittman, Rod
Chambers, Rod Givens, Jason
Holmes, Chad Thompson. Jeff
Schweikert and Jermaine
Peterson. Each 'of 'these athletes
gained valuable experience by
'qualifying 'for last year's state
. meet/i w.. o s .
: Gowan went on to say. 1 am
,excited about this year's, team.
Some of them have been with me
for. fourth, five, and ',in Kelon
McNair's case. six years. Even
though we are thin in"'ome areas,
we have several athletes who are
among the state's top track and
The' Sharks have dropped
down in classification to Class 2A
and will compete against track
powers Florida A & M. Maclay and
"Our team goal for this sea-
son is to work hard and improve
each week. If we can stay healthy.
develop our younger athletes, and
make a commitment for the next
two months. then I feel as if we
could contend for the district,
region, and state track and field
titles," concluded Gowan.
St. Joe Reduces Land
To WMA State System
When the 1998-99. hunting Rep. Jahegale Boyd, D-MonUcello.
season opens, hunters will find would allow the GFC to charge
five panhandle wildlife manage- higher fees on the more heavily-
ment areas somewhat reduced in used privately-owned WMAs.
size. : Additional monies collected would
Four of the areas are owned be used to increase landowner
by St. Joe Timberland Company payments and keep privately-
and the other by Champion owned lands open to the public.
Citing development plans and Properly Dispose of
a desire to consolidate bound- Oe
aries. St. .Joe officials informed Bio-Hazard Waste
the Florida Game and Fresh Water
Fish Cortfftissl6n of t"heir-plt W'- .*'.The. Port St.- .-Joe, Police
withdraw almost 34.000 acres' .' 'Department is asking the citizens
from Pt. Washington. Ed Ball. of Port St. Joe to help in disposing
Robert Brent and Aucilla.WMAs. of bio-hazard waste matenals.
The acreages being withdrawn Everyone is asked to please
include 22.098 from Pt. not throw needles, syringes or
Washington: 1.661 from 'the' other sharp objects into house-
Moore's Pasture Unit of Pt., hold trash. The city Public Works
Washington: 6.944 from Ed Ball;: Department employees have had
2.907 from Robert Brent; and problems with this type of mater-
1.800 from Aucilla. lal showing up in garbage that is
"We're interested in squaring being handled by recycling per-
our boundaries on some of these. sonnel.
areas, which makes sense to us
logistically," said Clay Smallwood. The poiceth the Gulf Coudepartmenty made
St. Joe Timberland Company vice- contealth Department on how you
president.' The property we're should d this type .of
pulling from Ed Ball will square material and. offers the following
up our property and help make suaeSidon-
game enforcement easier in the suggestion-
remaining 56,588 acres in Ed Place all syringes and needles
Ball. Being removed is the area in a thick plastic container, such
west 'of Odena Landing on Depot as empty liquid detergent bottles
'Creek to the Box R Ranch" or. two-liter drink bottles-do not
The, Pt.'Washington lands place them in plastic milk bottles.
being with diawn are south of the Then. you can turn the bottle into
Intracoastal Waterway, north of the health department. There is
Highway 98.. and run from no charge for the disposal of this
Highway 79 over' to the Pt. material.
Washington :fire tower in Walton
County. .. ,_,_, __, _, _
SSmallwood said St. Joe still
has 1/3 of its lands, roughly t
300.000 acres, in the Type I WIMA
program and wants to maintain
its longstanding relationship with
the GFC by providing land for
998 Champion International
ling Corporation decided a year ago to
ion. reduce the size of the Escambia
Al l- River W IA in Santa Rosa County
997 from 39.129 acres to 18,200
acres. That change will be in place
rom .prior to the upcoming hunting
eam rn season..
inn ; Ed Moyer, the GFC's regional
to. ,,director in northwest Florida, said
arms the user fee wildlife management
om- area bill currently under consid-
eration by the Florida legislature
?son and sponsored in the House by
Costin's Bookkeeping is one of the four softball teams in the 11-12 yr. old Port
St. Joe Girls'Sj3ftball League thisyear. Coaches Edward Hill & Bill Ballew teach
the girls how Iuportant it is to do your best and their responsibility as part of
a team. The season opened on March 14th with all day ball games, good food
and lots of cheering! Costin's Bookkeeping Team says "THANK YOU" to all the
'parents who cook the food and keep the concession stand going.
.Each team plays two games per week (weather permitting), so come on out,
and cheer them on! Look for another team- to be featured next week.
4 '. Team members are:
Standing-Coach Edward Hill, Libby
Swan, Caroline Capps,Andrea Gaylor,
Lyndsey Hill, Ashley Smith, & Coach
Bill Ballew. Kneeling-Rushelle
Lamboy, Amanda Kriner, Nikkita
Bobzien, Laura Seay, Shawna Bond.
Not pictured, Lesley Hall.
while 'Lanford had three RBI.
Emily Thompson and Neikole
Royster added two hits each to,
the Lady Sharks, base hit total.
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PORT ST. JOE 11, GREENSBORO 1
SATURDAY,' MARCH 21
Port St. Joe beat Greensboro
11-1 in six innings in the second,
game. Bonnie Belin (5-2) picked
up her fifth win of the season and
recorded.. 13 -strike-outs., Belin
gave -up one earned, run on three
hits 'and five walks.
The Lady Sharks (5-3) had'
four hitters that had two hits
Gulf's Upcoming Week On the Diamonds...
3/26 ... Wewahitchka Lady Gators vs. Apalachi'i.l .... .,Home ...4:3t1 CT
36^ 3/26 .... :We ahitc-hka Galor" vs. Cottondale .. .. ....... Home ..::6:00 CT-
3/27... Port St. J,-e Lad\ Sharks ,% Allha ..... ....... Away .. .2:00 ET
3/27...Port Si. Joe Shark, is. Blounlson*,... Home-.,. 7:00 ET
3/28 ...........Port St. Joe Lady Sharks in N. Fla. Classic ;' .Away .., 1.. TBA
'3/28 :. .........Port St. Joe Sharks vs. Florida High .,... Home ... :i:0 ET
3/30 ......... .Port St. Joe Shaiks vs.'Maclay .' Awa) .. .4:00 ET
-3/30 .......... Wewahitchka Lady Gaitors vs. Marianna ........... .Home ....'5:30 CT
3/30 .........Wewahitchka Gators vs. R. F. Munroe ......... Home ... 6:00.'CT
-3/31 ...........Port St. Joe Lady Sharks vs. Blountstown* .. ..... Away .'..5:30ET
3/31 ... .... .:Wewahitchka Gators, ys. Malone ............'.. Home .. 6:00 CT
Denotes District Game Support a SharA or Gator Today!
Lady Gators Drop
,Season 's First Loss
,'WEWAHITCHKA 14, LIBERTY Co. 17
TUESDAY, MARCH 24
The Wewahitchka Lady
jGators gave up three unearned
'" runs In the top of the eighth
inning as Liberty County pulled
, ..away with a 17-14 win In Tuesday
night's game. The Lady Gators led
14-12 going into the top of the
.seventh inning, but- Liberty
County scored two runs to force
the game Into extra innings.
Judith Husband (7-1) picked
up her 'first loss of the season on
the mound 'for Wewa.
SKristin Jones went four 'for
five wivtl three RBI to, lead the
Lady Gators (7-1). Aimee Pridgeon
was'three for four with a home
run, and Ashley Lister added a
single. triple and thfee runs bat-
ted in for Wewa.-
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NW Florida Hunters Do Well
feOn Florida Buck Registry
T.' nThe 1997-98 deer season ofdi- B & C inches.
cially came o a clseMa and: Scoring, or measuring d
an early look at the Florida Buck racks, is done by volunteers in
Registry shows that Northwest GFC's, Wildlife Reserve Progrc
Region hunters took some of the Scoring is based on the wid<
bigger white-tails this past hunt- recognized Boone. and Croci
Ing season, scoring system and takes 1:
Of the 10 largest typical scor- account a rack's symmetry a
ing racks, seven were bagged by mass.
Panhandle hunters and the Since the inception of
largest non-typical buck came Florida Buck Registry, more tht
from the Northwest Region as 2,850 deer racks have been m
well. sured. Just over 2,550 made
The top three on the typical Registry.
side include Ronnie Stevens" 11- To have, a rack measun
point Jackson Count buck that from this or any previous hunt
'1 scored 140 5/8. Eric Staller's 10- season, individuals can call 1
Point Leon Count deer that GFC's' Regional office in Pana
scored 140. and Joe Vckers 12-(850 265-3676and m
-' point Walton County buck that ara (850gements) 265-367ith the near
scores 131 3/8. The largest non- scorerangements with the near
typical buck was Randall Potter's scorer.
,,-point Gadsden County buck
i that measured 1,51 7/8. 3 Dr. White (
The Florida Buck Registry 64 Sealy
was begun in 1982 by the Florida .
Game and Fresl Water Fish
-.Commission to provide an under-
standable record of .the' larger
..white-tailed deer killed by
hunters and to recognize hunters
for, their contribution to wildlife
management. : ,
a n e 'm e '. 3 bedrooms. I abolh. Land
To make the Registry. typical SPECIAL FEATURES Price includess rang
racks must score 100 or more 'atellte svIem ne.- privacy ferce
Boone and Crockett (B&C) inches
and non-typical racks at least 125
each. Emily Thompson went two
for three with three RBI and.
Megan Johnson also went two for
three. Lindsay Williams and Belin
both went two for four for Port St.
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SATURDAY, MARCH 21
: The Port St. Joe Ladv Sharks
(4-3) traveled to Quincy to partic-'
ipate in the Burger King Quincv
Day of Softball and added two'"
more wins to their record.
The Lady Sharks jumped out
to an early 8-1 first inning lead
and scored'in all five innings to
beat Grand Ridge (21-3).
Bonnie Belin (4-2) picked up
the wi- on the mound for Port St.
Joe. Belin struck out eight batters
and gave up only three hits and
Lacey Johnson went four for
four with a triple and six RBI to
lead the Lady Sharks offensively,
Shelia Hightower went three for
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Gulf Rifle Club
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold a
PPC (Police Pistol Combat) and a
FPOA Bullseye Match on
Saturday "morning. March 28th,
starting at 9:36 Registration and
set-up will start at 8:30. Both
matches will be shot with center-
fite handguns. All, handgun
shooters are invited to shoot in
the monthly matches. For addi-
tional information call 229-8421.
The PPC match ,will be shot
first and consists.of 60 shots fired
at a man-sized silhouette target at
distances of 7, 25. and 50 yards.
Speed-loaders or extra magazines
and a holster are required for this
The bullseye match follows.
and consists of 60 shots fired at
bullseye targets at distances of 15
and 25 yards. No extra equipment
is needed for this match.
Last Saturday, the club held
-Itsmonthly '.22 rifle mriatehes. -It
was a little 6o6l and 'windy, but
some good scores were shot. John
Winfield won the BR-50 match
with a fine score of 2,780. Al
Wackowski was second with
1,970 and Sandy Madsen was
third with 1,890.
In the silhouette match. Mark
Lyle dominated the match with 32
targets. Gerry Lowthar was sec-
ond. with "21 targets and Al
Wackowski was third with 20 tar-
gets. These .22 rifle matches are
fun and economical to shoot. All
.22 rifle shooters are invited to
come out and shoot in these
matches. Shooters 18 years old
and younger do not pay any
match fees and are welcome.
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PAGE 10A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
Sharks Extend Record to 10-4
PORT ST. JOE 7, WEWAHITCHKA 4
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
The Port St. Joe Sharks
improved to 9-4 on the season
and 1-0 in District 3-2A with
Friday's 7-4 win over Wewahitch-
WEWAHITCHKA 12, ALTHA 0
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
The Wewahitchka Gators
improved their record to 4-6 with
Saturday's 12-0 win over Altha in
a make-up game. The Gators
scored seven runs in the bottom
of the first inning and never
Eighth- grader Brandon Jones
(1-1) gave up only two hits in
three innings to pick up the win
for Wewa. Ike Mincy gave up one
hit in two innings of relief.
Mlincy went two for two with
four RBI and a pair of home runs.
Champ Traylor and Kelly
Forehand also each had two hits.
Josh Baxley was one for two with
two RBI. G. T. Morgan went one
for three with two RBI and Dave
Davis had a solo home run.,
"We had an 8:00 a.m. practice
Saturday morning, and did a good
job of bouncing back,from our
loss to Port St. Joe." said Coach
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WEWAHITCHKA 13, BLOUNTSTOWN 7
MONDAY, MARCH 23
The Gators beat Blountstown
13-7 Monday night to Improve to
For the deal of your life,
JAMES C. "BO" BRAY
f TOLL FREE
.2251: W. 23rd St.
PANAMA CITY, FL 32405
1-1 in.District 3-2A and 5-6 over-
all. The Gators scored six runs in
the second inning and led 13-5
going into the bottom of the sev-
Dave Davis (3-3), picked up
his third win of the season and
struck out three batters in, his
three innings on the mound. Kelly-
Forehand picked up his second
save of the season and gave up
two earned runs in four innings of,
Champ Traylor led off with a
solo home run and Forehand had
a bases-loaded triple in the
Gators' six-run second inning.
Davis was three for four with
a double and a RBI and Ike Mincy
was two for three with a RBI for
"It was a good team effort "
said Kearce. "We ran the bases
well. threw strikes and played
solid defense. We left everything
on the field; if we do that. win or
lose, I'm satisfied."
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WEWAHITCHKA 12, SNEADS 5
TUESDAY, MARCH 24
The Wewahitchka Gators took
advantage of the 14 walks by
Sneads in Tuesday's 12-5 victory.
The Gators trailed 1-0 going into
the top of th third inning, when
Josh Baxley led off with a home
run to start a seven-run rally. ,
Brandon Jones (2-1) picked
up the win for Wewa and gave up
only one earned run on five hits.
Jones struck out eight batters in
his six innings on the mound.
Blake Rish gave up two hits and
struck out twoin his one inning of
relief for.the Gators.
"Jones did a great job on the
mound," said Coach Kearce. "He
kept his composure despite our
pathetic defense that committed
Phillip Hall and Jones each
had two hits and two RBI to lead
the Gators (6-6). Josh Baxley had
,a home run and two RBI, while
Ike Mincy had a double and Chris
White added a single.
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The Sharks scored two runs
in the first and four in the second
inning to take a 6-0 lead. The
Gators bounced back to score
three runs In the fourth inning
and one run in the top of the sixth
to make,it a 6-4 game.
Port St. Joe added one more
run in the bottom of the sixth and
held ;Wewa scoreless in the sev-
Wayne Summers (3-2) picked
up the win for the Sharks and
struck out 10 batters in his six,;
innings on the mound. Summers
gave up three earned runs on four
hats and three walks. Jarred
Patterson threw the severrnthi
inning for Port St. Joe and picked:
up his second save of the season.
Patterson went two for three
with a double and three RBI and'
James Daniels went two for fou-
with a double and three RBI to
lead the Sharks (9-4). Jeremy
Dixon had a RBI single. Joey
Mastro had a triple and Jim
Falson also had a double for Port
Dave Davis (2-3), who gave up
four earned runs on six hits and
two walks, was recorded with the
loss. Davis struck out nine St. Joe
batters in his six innings on the
mound for the Gators (3-6 overall,
0-1 in District 3-2A).
innings on the mound.
Port St. Joe (10-4) scored one
run in the bottom of the first
inning and two in the third to take
a 3-0 lead. The Bulldogs managed
to narrow the margin to one run
when they scored one run in the
fourth and sLth innings.
Jim Faison and James Daniels are shown scoring off Jarred
Patterson's double against Wewahitchka. Champ Traylor, catcher for
Wewa, watches on. ,
"I was disappointed that we
didn't come ready to scrap." said
Wewa head coach-Jay Kearce. "We'
played lethargically, with no emo-
tion. Port St. Joe just wanted to
win more than we did, and they
did a great job."
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MONDAY. MARCH 23
Port St. Joe's Sharks knocked
off Liberty County 3-2 In Monday
Jarred Patterson (4-2) gave
up two earned runs on four hits
and four walks to pick up the win
on the mound for the Sharks.
Patterson struck out five Liberty
County batters in his seven
New Baseball Staff
The Class 3A defending state
cham ion Port St Joe Sharks
shuffled the head coach position
this year with the retiring of
Duane McFarland. Buck Watford.
an assistant on last year's team,
has stepped into the, head coach-
ing position and continues to lead
the Sharks to success.
Watford graduated from B. T
Washington High Schoole in
Pensacola.in 1981L He received; a
scholarship to Chipola Jr. College
and was a member of their 1983
Florida Jr. College State
: to Coach Watford then went on
to Troy State University on a
scholarship and played in two
College World Series while he was
He was drafted in the 12th
round by the Toronto Blue Jas,.
playing his first year in Medicine
Hat. Alberta and his, second in
He has spent 10 yeats as a
coach at Carrabelle High School
and the past two years at Port St.
Joe High School. Watford has also
been a scout for the Minnesota
Twins since 1991.
Watford and his wife, Pam,
have two young children, Hayley
New Addition to Staff
The Sharks also added Bob
Baston as an assistant varsity
coach and head junior varsity.
coach this year.
Coach Baston began coaching
baseball in 1981 with Florida
College in Tampa. He was a long
time assistant with a private
school in North Alabama.
went two for three to leaa dort St.
Joe. Wayne Summers, Jeremy
DLxon and Matt Terry each had
one hit for the Sharks. Terry had
a RBI triple and Dixon also had a
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Junior Varsity Sharks
After four rain-outs over a two
week period, the Port St. Joe
junior varsity baseball team has
picked up wins against
Apalachicola and Liberty County
to run their record to 6-2.
PORT ST. JOE 17, APALACHICOLA 3
Steven Lowrey picked up' his
second victory in a time-short-
ened game against Apalachicola.
Lowrey also helped his own
cause, going two for three with
four RBI. Brad Knox and ;1
Tremaine Lewis also had two hits
PORT ST. JOE 9, LIBERTY COUNTY 3
The Sharks picked up their
sixth win of the season defeating
Liberty County 9-3, with Brad
Knox (3-0) getting the complete
Brett Jeffcoat had two hits,
including a home run and four
RBI. Steven Lowrey, Jason Peak -
and Seneca Chambers each had :
two hits. Bryce ,Thomas also had ,
The junior varsity team con-
tinues to play great defense, high-
lighted by the play of Jacob
Tankersley. According to Coach ,*
Bob Baston, poor base running is
one area that the JV Sharks need 1
to improve immediately.
Ashley Stephens, shortstop, and Matt Terry, second base, turn-
ing double play against Wewa's Ike Mincy.
Since returning to Florida, he
has coached baseball at
Carrabelle (with Coach Watford),
Maclay, and the last two years at
Chattahoochee, where his varsity
teams were 38-16 and played in
the regional finals in 1997.
The Pensacola native is a
graduate of the University of West
Florida. He is married to the for-,)
mer Sandra Arledge and has two:'
children, Liz and Stan (who cur-.,
rently plays in the Toronto Blue'
Jays minor league system).
Coach Baston serves as the
varsity pitching coach and works
with the oulflelders.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 PAGE
Act Designed to Prevent and/or Reduce Juvenile Delinquency
The Department of Juvenile
Justice was created in 1994 by
the Juvenile Justice Act. Its mis-
sion is to provide programs to
prevent and/or reduce juvenile
deliquency. Each county has a
Juvenile Justice Council that
works closely with the Council
Coordinator and the District II of-
fice in developing and implement-
ing programs which meet the
needs of the community.
The Gulf County Council;
meets the third Thursday of every
month at the Gulf County Public
Library in Port St. Joe at 4:00
p.m., ET. In order for the efforts
of the Council to be successful,
lie in a positive direction can Right now the schools are
help that individual become a participating by planning activl-
productive citizen, ties which relate to juveniles and
The week of March 15 to juvenile crime prevention. We
March 21 has been recognized by
the Department of Juvenile Jus-
tice as Juvenile Justice Week.
During this week, the Depart-
ment will strive to increase the
awareness of the surrounding
areas about the Department and
how it collaborates with other
agencies in order to have an effec-
tive Juvenile Justice sYstem.
cannot afford to wait on someone
else to help a child; let us togeth-
er, as a community, take the first
step. Many things can wait; a
child cannot! If you would like ad-
ditional information on any of
these programs, please, contact
Don Washabaugh at 850-227-
7340 or Charlene Stephens at
Gulf County Council Meets on
Third Thursday of Every Month
input from the community is re-
Most people, whether .they
have children or not, would like
to contribute something, but they
don't know what or how to go
about doing it. There are many
ways one can give something to
society. For example, the first
way is to become a volunteer. By
volunteering, you provide a valu-
able service to the community.
Volunteers can help by offer-
ing assistance with school work,
organizing recreational activities,.
or simply offering advice about
employment opportunities.. Many
people choose to spend time tu-
toring students after school at the '.
library.. However, thlere:are count-
less other activities out there for
Because Gulf Count,' Is a ru-
ral area, problems with childcare
and transportation are under-
standable. If you would like more:
information on, the library pro-
gram, please contact UMs. Jean
Faliski, at the Gulf County Public
Library, at 850-229-8879.
Volunteers can also provide
services to youth through mentor-
ing. A mentor is one who is com-
mitted. to helping youth one-on-
one in every area of their life. aca-
demically, physically, socially and
mentally. He or she is basically a
positive role model and a friend.
Because many families are
headed by dual working or single
parents, parental involvement is'
sometimes somewhat lacking.
Therefore, another aspect of a
mentor's role Is to encourage and
parental involvement in the activ-
ities of the juvenile. Anyone who
is interested is welcome to come
and become part of the Mentoring
Coalition. All approved volunteers
undergo a background screening
and reference check. i
April 15th, the tax return
due date for individual tax
returns is approaching fast. If
you are like many, and still in
the process of gathering infor-
mation for your return, it may
be worth your while to use a Tax
Organizer available from your
local tax professional.
It is important that you
report all taxable income cor-
rectly to' avoid complications
with the IRS, and to claim all
credits and deductions you have
to minimize your tax liability. It
is a list that is certainly worth
Pension[ plan distributions
.are affecting, many taxpayers in
our area t0ijs year because of
business closings and owner-
ship changes. These distribu-
tions are reported to taxpayers
on Form 1099-R:; These distrib-
utions may be taxable or non-
taxable depending on the cir-
cumstance. Taxable distribu-
tions may be avoided by using
direct rollovers to an. eligible
IRA contributions are an
excellent way to reduce tax lia-
bilities for eligible taxpayers. IRA
contributions made by April
15th, 1998 can be deducted on
your 1997 tax return.
If you are required to make
estimated tax payments, avoid
penalties for underpayment by
setting your 1998 estimated tax
payments equal to 100% of your
actual 1997 tax liability.
Don't overlook the child and
dependent care credit, and addi-
tional credits if you are over 65
or disabled. For single taxpayers
with dependents, check eligibili-
ty for the earned income credit
or filing as head of household.
Your local tax professional
can provide invaluable assis-
tance in preparing your return.
Crawford Reports on
Israeli Trip to Rotary
Bill Crawford has done it
again! The Rotary Club's world
traveller has been on another
trip, and he told the club about It
Ithe trip! last Thursday.
This time, he took a trip to Is- .
rael and the Holy Lands. To hear
him describe It. It was quite a trip
and he and his wife saw many In-
-As he said. "Everything- over
there 'is old!' The streets in the
many towns are all narrow and
made of cobblestones. Many are
not even wide enough for two
cars to meet, going in opposite di-
He toured both sides of the
Sea of Galilee and many of the
Biblically historic towns. tracing
the travels of Jesus as he carried
out his three-year ministry. He
visited the place on the Jordan
River where John the Baptist
"There aren't many places on
the River Jordan where the bap-
tizing could take place," he said.
'You wouldn't recognize the Jor-
dan River as an actual river by its
size," he commented.
Crawford stated that all cit-
ies, over there, are built on a hill.
'They farmed down in the low,
level ground and lived on the,
hills,".he told his audience.
Crawford said he asked his
guide, '"Why all this fuss over the
Golan Heights?" after he arrived
there and found them to be only
a mass of jagged hills. His guide
responded, "One word; water!"
The Golan Heights were the
source of a considerable and con-
stant supply of water. Water is in
short supply throughout Israel,
which tries to grow everything it
* "There is a church built over
every point where Jesus is said to
have stopped for any length of
time," he said. 'The names of
towns were changed by every con-
queror, but the places of religious
importance are all clearly marked
and preserved as a shrine." he re-
Crawford quipped, "We
walked along the route Jesus car-
ried his cross to be crucified. I'm
here to tell you, it's a wonder he
made it to the place of crucifixion.
It's a long, hard walk; especially
carrying something as heavy as
his cross was shown to be."
He said it is a 14 hour plane
trip to Tel Aviv.
Guest of the club was John
Frothingham of Champlalgn, Illi-
For His Performance
Navy Petty, Officer 2nd Class
Wesley E. Fortunas, son of George
E. Fortunas of Port St. Joe,
recently received a Letter of
Commendation while assigned at.
Naval Submarine Support Facility
New London in Groton,
Fortunas was recognized for
his superior performance of duty.
Displaying remarkable dedication
and initiative. Fortunas consis-
tently performed his demanding
duties in an exemplary and high-
ly professional manner.
Fortunas is an essential part
of ,today's naval forces as they
shift focus away from long-dis-
tance war at sea to handling the
challenges .of regional conflicts
affecting U.S. interests.
Whether helping provide
humanitarian assistance and dis-
aster relief or projecting power
ashore and providing forward
presence, sailors like Fortunas
are making' a difference as they
work assigned to ships,
squadrons or shore commands
around the world.
Fortunas is not only improv-
ing his knowledge and skill, but is
serving as part of the most highly
technical naval force in history.
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If you are interested in be-
coming a mentor, the District II
Mentoring Coalition meets the
first Thursday of every month at
10:00 a.m., ET, at the W.T. Neal
Civic Center in Blountotown.
Most programs rely on the
community's moral and financial
support to continue ito operate
successfully. One way in which
you can help Is through the pur-
chase of the "Invest In Children"
License Tag. With each purchase,
$20 goes. into a trust fund for
The revenue from the sales is
used to fund programs and ser-
,vices that prevent juvenile deli-
.quency. Pamphlets about this tag
can be found at the nearest
county tag office an4, possibly,
Prevention is the key to re-
. during juvenile crime; but there
are established intervention and
diversion programs ,throughout
Florida for those youth who have
passed this point.
The Department of Juvenile
Justice realizes that in order to
prevent !and reduce juvenile
crime, all aspects of, one's life
must be positively touched. The
Department Is currenidy working
Swith the faith community in es-
tablishing aftercare. prevention,
and intervention programs for
youth in the county.
,Appropriate values; determine
, the way a youth feels about him-
Ss'f, which in turn will help deter-
mine his actions. Volunteers can
help impart these values, such as
honesty, concern for others and
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PA..' 2B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
Gulf County Schools' Third Nine Week Period Honor Roll Students
. Port St. Joe High School
Congratulations to the Port
St. Joe High School students who
made the honor roll. The follow-
ing students earned "All As" dur-
ing the last nine weeks grading
9thGrade: Bonnie Belin, Jen-
nifer Craig, Amber Davis, Angela
McDowell, Karissa Thomas and
10th Grade: Erica Alles, Am-
ber Bolyard,;Alicia Christie, Bran-
doh Davis, John Gainous, Tyler
Lane, Amanda Marquardt, Rachel
Penrrin, Clay Smallwood, Nicole
Smith, Jessica Summers and Lea
11 th Grade: Anna Alroth, Re-
bekah Cope, James Faison, Tra-
cey Fitzgerald, Meredith Godfrey,
Jessica Hill, Rikki Johnson, Hag-
en Lotzmann, Rachel McCroan,
Wendy Sander and Tracy Wat-
12th Grade: William Bryant,
Heather Calvarese, Casey Clark,
Jeremy Dixon, Jennifer Gaddis,
Lisa Gentry, Kevin Green, James
Heinemann, Quint Klingbeil, Kim
Lamberson, Jarred Patterson,
Mandy Phillips, Shameka Raines,
Julia Six, Casey White, Casie Wil-
liams, Bonnie Young and. Mack
The following students
earned "All As & Bs" during the
last grading session.
9th Grade: Kristin Abrams,
Veronica Adkins, William Bailey,
Mary Beck, Stephanie Blackmon,
. Wewahitchka Elementary School
School has released the names of
its students who earned honor
roll status during the third nine
weeks grading period.
Those, students recording,
"All As" include:
Third grade-Sean Bierman,
Ryan Cox, Marcie Jackson, Ellen
Manor, Jessica Stoppelbein,
Michael Taylor and Jasmine
Fourth grade-Brenda .Drig-
gers and Jessica Jones.
g Sixth grade-Michael Holley
and Labura Husband.
SThose students recording
"All As and Bs" include:
Third grade-Frank Bailey.
Virginia Casson, Kayla Farris,
Patrick Gates, Justin Goodwin,
Stormie Hippensteal, Alex Jones,
Ashley Kent, Stevie Mayo,
Matthew Miller, Curtis Morgan,
Robbie Morris, Dexter Myers, Joh
Paul, Megan Peak, Blaine Pitts,
Amanda Poe, Hannah Price, April
Pridgen, Christopher Rhames,
Misty Robbins, Kevin Strickland,
Rdy Suber and Joseph Roberts.
Fourth grade--Justin Barnes,
' Tyler Bowles, Jacob Carr, Daniel
Chambers, Megan Crutchfield,
Matthew Dorman, David
Edwards, .Rian Hall, Cody
Harden, Sarah House, Randy
Jackson, Brian Kerrigan, April
Kinney, Megan Mayo, Courtney
McMillion, Deborah Neel, Alison
Price, Brandon Rouse, Heather
Simmons, Cassandra Stroud,
Chantae White, Megan Whitfield
and Suzanna Whitfield.
Fifth grade-Kyle Barnes,
Shannon Barnes, Kelly Bartlett.'
Kody Bidwell, Bridget Boyd. Sam
Boyd, -Justin Connell, Candice
Gordon, Holly Gray, Britney
Grice, Brock Harris, Kaci Hoover,
Tiffany Laird, Brandy Little,
Anthony Messer, Steven Peak,
Lauren Pierola, Jill Pippin, Kayla,
Rich, Jeremy Riley, Tamara
Sandlin, Brandi Sasser, Jeffrey
Semmes, David: Stanley, Will
Strange and Mitchell Udell.
Sixth grade-Shelbie Adams,
Joni Grice, Dawn Hall, Dottie'
Hall, Kyle Hall, Candace Little,
Christine McClain. Jamie
McCorvey, Holly Merritt, April
Messer, Amber Mitchell. Hunter'
Nunnery,' Vanessa Rouse, Jerry
Sinard, Fritz Stoppelbein, Dirkl
Sylvester, Cassie Ward, Darnell
Ward and Jessica Wells.,
James Capps, Nicholas Comfort-
er, Amber Daniels, Gregory Gar-
land, Heather Hayden, Christy
Jones, Tremaine Lewis, Keesha
Linton, Angela Martinez, Susan
Medina, Sarah Mize, Jessica Pate,
Jennifer Patterson, Jessica Sey-
mour, Andy Shoaf, Jessica Tar-
pley, Stephanie Watson, Eric
Webb, Jarrod Wester and Leslie
10th Grade: Marquez Byrd,
Connie Combs, Cassandra. Egler,
Lakeythia Filmore, Roderick Giv-
ens, Mary Hannon, Kathryn
Holmes, Laeey Johnson, Megan
Johnson, Candice Kennedy, Julie
Lanford, Stephen Henry Lowrey,
SJoshua McCulley, Brett Parker,
SKimberly Parker, Randall Phillips,
Melissa Rowan, Neikole Royster,
Rocky Salzer, Alicia Sanders, Jes-
sica Vansweringen and Rachel
11th Grade: Aaron Bearden,
Jenny Brock, James Daniels, Sa-
bina Daniels, Anna Duren, Jozsef
Kepli, Laura Kilbourn. Lyndsay
Kilpatrick, James Mahaffey, Nor-
man Martin, Lucas Martinez, La-
trika Quinn, Phaidra Spires, Ma-
rio Swanston, Matt Terry, Kiki
Williams and LindsayWilliams.
12th Grade: Kyle Adkison,
Brianne Allbrd, Reese Antley,
Amanda Bateman, Jason Brant,
SJames Caswell, Monique Fennell,
Candice Fletcher, George Fox-
worth, Griff Gainnie, David Grif-
fin, Amanda Haney, Sabrina Han-
son, Sara Hayden, Nacoa Hogan,
Lisa Hopper, James. Kennedy,
Leigh Lawrence, Benjamin
McCroan. Tanya Morehead, Kris-
. .. PSJ Middle School
ta Nobles, Jermaine Peters.on,
Marcus Phelps, Natasha Powell,
Jeffrey Schweikert, Gage Stall-
ings, Wayne Summers, Emily
Thompson, Amanda Turner and.
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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection pro-
hibits dumping yard debris In a C & D Landfill.
As of April 1, 1998, Wetappo C & D Landfill can no longer
accept yard debris for disposal. A list of allowable items is
available at the Wetappo Scale House and the Solid
Waste Department. Five Points Landfill will continue to
accept yard debris.
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners regrets
this action and is vigorously pursuing a change in legisla-
Gulf County Solid Waste Department, Telephone: 227-
3696, Fax: 227-1185.
WARREN J. YEAGER, JR., CHAIRMAN
4r. March 5 12 19 r.d 26. 1998
i" > .
Carolyn Rish. principal of
Port St. Joe Middle School, wish-
es: to tbongratulate the following
students who earned placement
on' the honor roll for,the third
nine weeks grading period.
Those earning "ALL As"
Barnes, James Daniels, Susan
Ellmer, Colleen Falbe, Patrick
Fitzgerald. Katie Geoghagain,
Traci Richardson, Bryan Thomas,
Aaron Watson and Tyler
Eighth grader-Lisa Curry. :-
Those earning "ALL As and
Collins. Chrystal Dawson, Sherry
Foster. Spencer Foust, Kristen
^. .' s'. '**> ,- *** '*- *
Garcia, Margaret Gibson, Aaron
Hamm, Chris Hendricks. Michael
Hill, Jolie Hogan. Kayla Jefferson.
Carla Johnson, Tessi Layfield.
Brandon Lyles, Terrance
Matthews, Adam Nixon, Jennifer
6'Barr, Charles Parker, Jennifer
Raffield, Vicki Reed, Jessica
Sherrill, Anna Tankersley,
Shanna Wester. Ashley White and
Eighth graders-Man Amer-
son, Sarah Anderson, Ashley
Bryan, Joshua Carter, Rob Dykes,
John-Patrick Floyd. Chad
Haddock, Curtis Hart, Chrystal
Houde. Maclain Howse, Michael
Manley, David Mathews, Brittany'
Reeves. Tanashia Rouse, Tikila
Walker, Crystal Walkins. Joanna,
Watkins, Heidi Wells and Laura
i The annual spring cleanup in
District 3 will begin APRIL
1, 1998, in White City, Port
SSt. Joe section Highland
View, St. Joe Beach ending in
Beacon Hill. We will only go
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yoU for your active participa-
tion in past years to keep our
Commissioner Tommy Knox
THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
"Mr. Boyd Goes to Bosnia"
On March 5th. at the request
of Speaker Gingrich and Minority
Leader Gephart, I joined nine of my
House colleagues on a four day,
fact-finding trip to Bosnia-
Herzegovina. Our mission was to
explore the current situation in
Bosnia and report back to
Congress as it prepares a response
to the President's request to main-
tain U.S. troops in that region.
As a member of the National
Security Committee, I have
received numerous classified brief-
ings regarding America's, presence
in Bosnia, but I still had serious
,whether the U.S.
should continue to
participate in the
efforts n the
region., This jour-
ney brought me
new insight nto
situation, and I
would like to share
with you;. Congressman
All of us have Major Gonzalez,
seen pictures on stationed in Bos
TV. of the death and destruction
that conflict has brought to
Bosnia, but physically standing in.
the war-riddled city of Sarajevo
was overwhelming. It is difficult to
imiagine.how a city that hosted the
Whiter Olympics just 14 years ago
could be/reduced to a site of
burned down homes, crumbling
streets, and charred remains of
Even more difficult to under-
stand is that the deep-seated
beliefs and sentiments which led to.
this horrible war are still alive in
the minds of people in this region.
During a visit to a resettlement
camp in Stari Rasadnik,'the dele-
gation met with a group of both
Bosnians and Serbs. In 15 short
minutes, a seemingly positive dia-;
logue between the groups turned
into a shouting match over .the
relocation of refugees in their
These arguments. however, are
not merely based on war-time dis-
putes, but are born from an ethnic.-
and religious rivalry that has exist-
4? ed' for hundreds of years andi,
today, still permeates e\ery facet bf
life in this region. With these
diverse ethnic groups living so
closely to one another, the poten-
tial for conflict, weighs heavily on
To counter this constant
threat of war, the U.S. has been
participating in peace-keeping
efforts in the region. The basic mis-
sion of these. peace-keepers is to
prevent further armed conflict in
Bosnia. But during my trip. I
began to understand our greater
purpose: to prevent war from
spreading though Europe.
During my briefings and over
the course of my visit to Bosnia, I
began to comprehend the magni-
tude of the international threat
that this regional conflict poses.
During the war, thousands of
Bosnians and Serbs fled their
homeland to become refugees in
neighboring European countries
like Germany, France, Greece,
Albania, Turkey, and Macedonia,,
making the: Bosnian conflict a
domestic issue for these nations.
Should war return to Bosnia,
the presence of Bosnian and Serb
refugees throughout Europe, com-
bined with the economic and
financial interests that European
nations and America 'have vested
in this region, could cause this
conflict to spread like a cancer
from Bosnia throughout all of
Both World War I and World
War II began in this troubled
region. At the time, the conflicts
that initiated these wars were con-
sidered Isolated, regional inci-
dents; but resulting strife rapidly
spread through Europe and even-
tually reached '
the rest of the
days. interna- .
tional diplo- .'
matic and eco- ""
nomic alli- ..
ances bring .'
the threat of a
European con- -
,A m.erl c a' s
.doorstep. and ';.'
chances of 4
history repeat- -:
ing itself. "
After dis- Congressman Bo
cussions with General Rudell El
Ambassadors together in the 10
Kauziarich, during the Vietnam
Farrand. and Foglietta. our stake
in this conflict and the need for our
nation to assist in preventing
another war in Bosnia, became
clear to me. The United States is
the only remaining world super-
power, and with that title comes a
capability and a responsibility to
protect international peace. Brave
Americans gave. their lives for this
peace; we owe it to those who died,
and to their children, to protect
I believe our presence in
Bosnia is critical and has been the
key' element in preserving the
peace. While resettling displaced
Bosnians and Serbs in their home
territories is challenging, the peo-
ple: have hope that, war is over.
Residents of Sarajevo are begin-
ning to rebuild, refugees are
returning home, and businesses
are making a comeback .
:During my time in Banja Luka,
Mrs. Bujana Plavsic, the President'
,of the Republicka of Srpska (the
Serb Republic). and I, discussed
her efforts to establish a democra-
tic system of government. Her
,determination gave hopethat
democracy will grant these diverse
people the ability to live and work'
My journey to Bosnia, and the
top secret briefings I received, gave
me a different perspective on the,
Bosnian conflict anid our role ,in
keeping peace in that very crucial
European region. Our, soldiers--
our sons and daughters, fathers,
and mothers--are in Bosnia
because United States citizens
have a stake in whether democracy
succeeds or fails. We must recog-
nize that failure is tantamount to
war-a war which has. no
During my stay, I met with
U.S. commanders in Bosnia,
including General Clark, the,
Supreme Allied Commander of
Europe, and General Shinseki, the
Commander for SFOR. I am no
longer doubtful: our, troops' -in
Bosnia are under complete U.S.d
and they have
for a worthy
oyd speaks w
lis. The twi
I want my
and the fami-
lies of those
toa know that_
as their Con-
to support leg-
ith Major islation which
o served promotes civil
Division reform in Bos-
ens their de-
mocratic processes, and enables
Bosnians to govern themselves and'
provide their own security with
less assistance from the U.S. and
other NATO nations.
Disaster Crisis Counseling
<:Gulf County Guidance Clinic flooding in our area. Specially iduals and families.
has announced that it is provid- trained counselors, are available According to Clinic Direc
ing disaster crisis counseling for to provide free crisis counseling Edwin R. Ailes, the range of ni
anyone affected by the current services and informnnation to ndi- mal reactions to disasters v'ar
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Ailes went on to say that peo-
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Qulf Pines Hospital is proud
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wherein all parties concerned
BEST FOOT FORWARD
By: Dr. Stephen J. Gross, Podiatrist
of Medical Staff
,The medical staff at Gulf
Pines Hospital has elected Dr.
Vincent Ivers as its new president.
Dr. Ivers specializes in internal
medicine and is a member of the
American Medical Association
and a diplomat of the American
College of Chest Physicians.
In addition to his responsibil-
ities: asi chief of the hospital's
medical staff, Dr. Ivers is the
director ,of a flourishing family
practice clinic, Gulf Pines Medical
Clinic. located at Gulf Pines
'Dr. Ivers has also been
instrumental in managing four
ongoing research projects to bet-
ter understand the immune sys-
tem. This is one of the select few
"medical treatment facilities in the
Panhandle involved in this cutting
Seminar at GPH
Gulf Pines Hospital and the
SFlorida Department of Health
,,' HIV/AJDS Program hosted a
' training ,seminar February 26th
'and 27th. The course entitled
'H'IV Counseling. Testing' and
partner Notification Workshop"
was geared for guidance coun-
selors, social workers, para-
medics, EMT's and nurses.
Representatives from seven
neighboring facilities and coun-
ties were on hand to learn from
WHY THE SWELLING?
It's a rare person who doesn't
experience swollen feet on some occa-
sions. For some, it happens when they.
fly, or go about shoeless for some
time, or put in unaccustomed 'hours
on their feet. But other causes may be
less apparent. and swollen feet may
be a sign of serious problems. "
Generally, if swelling occurs in
only one foot It is likely to be, a local-.
ized problem of that foot., But if
swelling affects both feet and persists. ..
it may be a sign of a systemic disor- ,
der. Podiatrists evaluating swelling'
and other foot symptoms often are the
first health-care professionals to
detect symptoms of circulatory, kid-
ney and other
refers the patient
to his or her pri-
mary physician for overall manage-
ment ol the disease, while continu-
ing to provide skilled foot care.
I Continued or repeated swelling
of the feet calls 'for podiatric exami-
nation without delay.
Presented in the. interest ,
of better foot. care by:
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from Highland View
Flrd Drive ... The Beta
Club actingg, all kinds of
items for distribution to flood vic-
tims. If you want to help out,
please bring goods to the school's
They are collecting canned
,goods, boxed' and packaged.
goods, pet foods, cleaning goods
and clothing (as long as it's clean).
Pride and Spirit T-
shirts are on sale until March
1997 Yearbooks ."' will be
on sale until March 31st. '
April 6-10 .Spring
April 24 Kindergarten
registration from 8:00 to 2:00, ET.
You will need:
*Immunizations up-to-date, plus
*Health exam within the year;
*Birth certificate; and
*Social security card.
May 1i.. Track 'n Field-
Students in fourth through sixth
gradesifrom all the county schools, .
'will S tt St. Joe
Elementary this year.
4 ,920 .. Graduation Day!
~Ce.e~c4 aa Secad~ 4~ctc~ acdQ's~
Gulf County NJROTC Cadets Go Flying!
On a recent Saturday, cadets from the Gulf
County NJROTC program became Eagle Flight mem-
bers by participating in the Experimental Aircraft
Associations Eagle Flight Program. ,
The EAA is an international aviation organiza-
tior. founded in ,1953; More, that 150,000 people
belong to EAA with chapters located in all 50 states
and many foreign. countries. Members are aviation
enthusiasts of every age group, Including many air-
line and commercial pilots, engineers, business, peo-
Spie, even astronauts. ''
The Panama City Chapter of the EAA invited the
cadets to take advantage of this opportunity to take
a demonstration flight in an airplane. In doing so,,
the cadets learned about airplanes and the princi-
ples of flight. The cadets were treated to a 20 to 30
minute flight over Panama City and the surrounding
area in five single engine two to four passenger pro-
Before actually going up in the airplanes in
which the\' would fl',. the cadets were told about the
"individual plane. They.,. reviewed an aeronautical
chart identif.ing reference points to look for during
the flight and completed 'a careful "walk a round"
pre-flight inspection of the airplane to identify the
parts that control the flight. Cadets were helped to
buckle their. seat belts and got a description of the
interior of the plane, including the control panel.
The cadets were able to see the earth and sky in
a new and exciting way. They expenenced the won-
derful freedom' of flight that many people only dream
about. It was an experience most of them will
remember for the rest of their lives.
After completing theLr flight the cadets received
certificates Inducting them into the Eagle Flight
Organization. Their names will be listed in the
world's largest logbook on display' at the EAA Air
Adventure Museum in Oshkosh. Wisconsin. They
will also receive a special issue of Sport A\iation For
Kids magazine which will introduce them to aviation
personalities and the wide range of activities avail-
able through aviation.
The Gulf County cadets want to thank, the
Panama City EAA Organization for a wonderful and
By: Tracey Fitzgerald
Congratulations are in
order! Gretchen Stevens, parent permission form and
Bonnie' Young and Heather physical. For more information,
Calvarese have been accepted contact Mrs. Riley.
into the dental assisting pro- Any student interested in
gram at Gulf Coast. They make participating in the math
us proud! Club's Mancala Tournament
Monday, March needs to sign up with
23 was Career Day Rachel McCroan or
here at Port St. J6e with Mrs. Cathey in
High School. There Room 110. You must
were speakers repre- sign up on or before
senting every ,field Frida, March 27.,
imaginable! We appre- First prize is a brand,
ciate them taking time new Mancala board!
out. of their lusy All juniors whose
schedules. parents did not attend
Attention stu- ,last week's meeting in
dents.: Cheerleader the media center need
tryouts for grades six to see Mr.'Monette for
through 12 will be held Friday, prom committee sign-up
.April 3 at Port St. Joe High sheets. Help is needed with
School at 1:00. Practice began decorations, food, drinks, etc.
on Monday, March 23 in the Good luck to all Shark
gym from 3:00 to 4:30. athletes as they prepare for
Participants must have their future battles! Until next week,
third nine weeks report card, GO BIG PURPLE! ..
Successful Career Day Monday
Can one really make a living
spending part of the week inter-
viewing and wntming about a lady
who claims she was dead for SLx
days before she came back to life
in the morgue?
How about the perks of a
career as a television personality?
The world,of.work came call-;..
ing to Port Sr. oe High School "
Monday as students and teachers
enjoyed a highly successful
Career Day. Over 25 speakers
representing careers ranging from
a physical therapist to a banker to
an attorney to a corrections offi-
cer visited classes during the
morning to spark student interest
in their professions.
Students were treated to four"
sessions with varying representa-
Lives who informed, entertained.
and answered questions abqut
their chosen fields.
; Representing their profes-
sions were as follows: Johanna
White. Dr. Elizabeth Curry, Chris
Earley, Father Thom Crandall-,
Phillip Jones, Buddy Casw,'ell, Bill
Dodson. Ned Ailes, Vivian Floyd,
Laura Ramsey, Russell Scholz,
Brent Unger. Greg Johnson.
Ralph Roberson. Rick Williams,
Tom Lewis, Joan Struckless.
Mark Ellrimer, Raymond Dries-
bach, Sharon Speights, Arden
Stephens, Paula Tankersley
Students look over a digital camera during a presentation on career choices.
Kids Say .the Funniest Things
... When first grader Heather
Strange heard that their softball,
game had been cancelled and that
there was to be a make-up game,
she clapped her hands in delight.
Her dad. Kenny. asked her why
she was happy about that. and
she replied, "I get to wear make-
up to the make-.up game!"
Pam Lister. guidance
counselor, was teachingthe stu- -
dents in Linda Whitfield's third
grade classroom about "Careers".'
After brainstorming about vanous
jobs for men and women, the chil-
dren started naming jobs based
on gender. As "male" jobs were
named, Harold's Auto Parts was
mentioned as a job for men. Lisa
Dorman said that she'dhave to,
start wearing her "Harold's Auto
Parts" shirt more often!
M Messages are often mis-
interpreted. Doris ,Jean Whitten
sent her son Chaz to ask me a
question about something apart
from school. The question was,
"What are we getting her?" I said.
"Serving pieces." He went straight,
back to his mother and said, "A'
slice of pizza"
Tiffany Hall is the kindergarten
"Student Of The Week"
Connie St. Clair chose. six
year old Tiffany as her choice for
"Student of the Week".. Tiffany's
favorite subject in school is math
and that might come in handy
when she goes to dental school.,',-
teachers and fun fundraisers. many other games. I think all this
l l k h l is important in a excellent school
She' would like to be a dentist
when she grows up.
Some of Tiflany's favorites
are: TV show- ; Rug Rats";
song-Butterfly losses"; and
favorite book-Pinocchio. Tiffany
'likes to play with her friend Katie
Kerrigan at school. This. is what
she says about herself- "I like to
play and I like to go to Panama
and eat out."
S- Tiffany ,will receive a free large
pizza compliments of Will
McLemore t athe Dixie Dandy. !
Space Camp For Science Fair
Joe Walker, Pam Sumner, and
Carolyn Husband took the WES
Science Fair Winners for a great
weekend at Titus\ille for Space,,
Camp. Those ready to go into
space are: Shanna Collier, Jessica
Nowell, Laura Husband, Jessica -,
Wells, H-olly ,Merritt, Veronica
Marsh, Lindsay Miller. Kyle Smith
and Fritz Stoppelbein. We appi-e-
ciate Wewa, State Bank for spon-
soring this once-in-a-lifetime trip.
"The Teacher" by Leslie
Lord, who am I to teach the
way, to little children day by day.
So prone myself to go astray?
Lord, if their guide I still must be,
Oh, let the little children see, the
teacher leaning hard on Thee.
Gold Cards Issued
WES will issue Gold Cards on
Friday. March 27th,
This week we would like to
share with you just what some of
our third and fou'rthl grade stu-
dents like about Faith Christian
What I Like Best About
I like Faith Christian School
because the teachers are nice. My
teacher, Mrs. Karen Odom, is
quite nice to fourth grade. When
we are very good and we all make
A's she gives us pizza parties.
When we're finished,- with seat-
work and everything else early, we
get to do crafts and play outside.
I also like my P.E. teacher,
Mrs. Shonnie Peterson. She is
very nice to us. I also like the nice
ladies who work'in the office. Mrs.
Nancy DaVis and Mrs. Sandra
Clenney are the ladies that work
there. They contact my parents
when I'm sick and they give me
bandaids when I hurt myself.
Mrs. Jackie Quarles, our
school coordinator, I guess you
could say coordinates our school.
She does everything the office
ladies and the principal don't do
(but it is a lot of work). Mrs. Cara
Johnson our fundraising- lady,
sets up all our school fundraisers.'
She also teaches K-3.
Our Principal, Mr. Bill Taylor,
is a very nice man. He'.has a good
sense of humor, but he is strict
when he needs to be.
Faith Christian School
The best thing is that if we go
to the public school, we don't get
to hear about Christ. Here, many
lives have been changed because
we get to talk about God. There is
one more thing I like. It is Spirit'
and Pride month, which is the
reason I am writing this paper.
Thanks for sending me to Faith
Christian School mom!
By Kelly Suzanne Geoghagan
I Love Faith Christian School
I love Faith Christian because
of the teachers, kids, fun activi-
ties, and all of the Bible stories.
Our school colors are blue and .
gold; andour school mascot is the
My teacher Mrs. Joy teacher's
us all kinds of new songs, how to
spell and how to do math. Math'
and spelling are my favorite sub-
jects. We have to learn how to be
nice, kind, and truthful to one
another. God is is happy when we
are kind to each other. Faith
Christian is'roaring with pride!
By Brittany Nicole Davis
I love Faith Christian because
we have, alot of friends, no fights,
and a lot of fun. At Faith
Christian' we have an excellent
curriculum. Also, we have Bible
time which helps the students be
saved. We also have good nice
I CIsU lo i e our s
the lion. And the
the subjects fun,. F
annual day that yc
cs ooi mascot II1aL II, .I L-7NL POR1',.. 1J
teachers make' Faith' Christian is; an excellent R J E
fieldd Day is an school. '- .
) play soccer,'
r. kickball and. -' By- Warren Floyd'
9) PORT ST. JOE
"Students Of The Week"
Congratulations to our
"Students of the Week". They are -''
Caroline Allen, Matthew Wright,
Rashawne Thomas, Becky Schell, '
Eric Bellew and Nick Reynolds.
Chip Garrett will be offering., :.
tutoring in math to fifth and sixth
grade students on Tuesday and -
Thursday afternoons from 2:30 to
3:30. If you are interested, please'
contact Mr. Garrett at 227-1221.
Have Run With Reading
Most children who go to
school will learn the mechanics of.
reading. They will .-be better
equipped to do so-and to contin-'
ue reading and honing the skill---
if they enjoy it, if they have devel-
oped an affection for books and
the desire to read. Reading is not,
.after all, just a skill. It's a grand'
Look for ways to link reading
with pleasure, for children just"
naturally like to do what is funt' "
and will keep coming back for,..
more. The more children read,'
and enjoy reading, the more they.
will develop the skill, and avoid.
the pressure and frustration an,
overemphasis on the skill itself
Progress reports for this grad-
ing period will be sent home on
Tuesday, April 2.1. If you would
like to schedule a parent/teacher
conference, please call ,227-1221.
Kindergarten registration will
be held at Port St. Joe Elementary
School on, Friday, May 1 from
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
If your child plans to attend
Port St.. Joe, Elementary School,
please bring the following to regis-
tration -... your child, a copy of
the child's birth certificate, a copy
of the child's social security card,
proof .of the child's immunization,
and proof of the child's physical
examination (performed since
August 11, 1997).
Track and Field Day
Track and Field Day will take,
place on Friday, May 1 at the Port
St. Joe High School football stadi-
By Rob Dykes
Spring and Summer, a time of
fun in the sun. As the days
become warmer, the clothes, peo-
ple. wear change from jeans and a
sweater to shorts and: tank tops.;
Parents, on page seven on the
student handbook, you will find
the dress code 'for students.
Shorts worn to school must be
long enough to extend 1" below
the wearer's fingertips, while they
are standing straight and their
arms are extended flat by their
Also, no biking shorts, span-
dex material, or any tight fitting
shorts or clothing may be worn.
That same page also says mini-
skirts may.not be worn at all to
school. If a member of the staff
determines your child's clothes
are not within the regulations,
your child will be sent home for
Monday was a great day for
some; others dreaded it. Report
cards went home. If your child is
having problems and you would
.like to speak to his/her teacher or
teachers, call the middle school at
Well, it's now time to start
testing the students with the
,CTBS test. For your child's bene-
fit, please give them plenty of rest
and a good, healthy breakfast.
Good .luck to ajl of us and
until next time ...
Gulf County Schools
MARCH 30 APRIL 3, 1998
MON- Chili Dog, Cole Slaw,
French Fries, Milk and Cookie.
TUES- Cheeseburger, Fruit/
Peaches, Corn, Milk and
WEDS- Chicken w/Rice,
English Peas, Fruit Cup,' Rolls
THURS- Spaghetti w/Meat
Sauce, Tossed Salad, Green
Beans, Roll and Milk.
FRI- 1/2 DAY. NO LUNCH
MENUS ARE SUBJECT 10 CHANGE DUE
TO AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN ITEMS.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 PAGE 5B
Trinity Church Will Host Presentation of Mozart
The Ilse Newell Fund for the
Performing Arts, and the Bay
Area Choral Society, and soloists,
will present the most challenging
concert of Its nine year existence,
Mozart's Requiem in D minor, (K-
626), under the direction of Dr.
David Nott, on Palm Sunday,
April 5, at 4:00 p.m., ET, in the
historic Trinity Church on
Highway 98 at 6th Street in
Dr. David Nott, professor
-emeritus of choral music and
voice, Illinois Wesleyan Univer-
sity, has a Master's Degree from
the University of Wisconsin, and a
Doctorate in Music from the
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
He taught at Simpson College
in Iowa before coming to I.W.U.
and was a member of Robert
Shaw Collegiate Chorale in New
York City. He has performed and
conducted widely in this country
and in Europe.
The soloists will include Carla
Connors and Scott Wichael of
Tallahassee, Anne Nott of
Bloomington, Illinois, Merel
Young of Keokuk, Iowa, and
Wesley Chesniit of Apalachicola.
For adults attending there
will be a $2.00 admission; stu-
dents, $1.00. All children under
12 should be in the company of
The Ilse Newell Fund and the
Bay Area Choral Society extend
grateful thanks to Dr. Nott for
traveling here to conduct Mozart's
Requiem in D minor, (K-626). The
Ilse Newell Fund is sponsored by
the Apalachicola Area Historical
ft Jesus House of Prayer Church
Corner of 522 Kenny Street & N. Garrison Avenue
THE SPOKEN WORD OF GOD "To Worship In Vain Is Fatal"
In vain is to lack real substance, and only. appear
genuine; sincere, or worthwhile. In other words, we
are speaking of hypocrisy,
1. Eph. 5:1-11-Vain and ungodly characteristics invite the wrath of GOD.
2. 1 Peter 1:13-19--rThe vain thought of gold and silver Is no substitute for
the BLOOD of CHRIST.
3. Matt. 15:7-14-It is in vain, honoring from the lip and not the HEART.
4.. Eph. 4:17-Walking in vain because of blindness.
5. 2 Peter 2:17-22-Speaking proudly, because. of the vanity of their minds.
6. Jeremiah 10:3-8-Examples of efforts that profit not, but the people
7. Acts 14:8-15-An example of vanity through ignorance..
8. Romans 1:21-The people dishonor GOD with their vain imaginations.
9. Isaiah 30:9-10-A rebellious people with lying children.
10. Isaiah 9:15-19-Those that are in leadership, cause the people to error.
11. Jeremiah 23:29-32-1 am against those prophets that cause the people
12. Eph. 6:6-Not with eye service as men pleasers.
Come now, let us reason together, saith the LORD, though yours
sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow, though they be red like
crimson, they shall be as wool.
If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land, but
if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword for the mouth
of the LORD has spoken it. Isaiah 1:18-20
PASTOR: WILEY HoPPs MINISTER OF MUSIC: CLARA HOPPS
First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe .
Church Office 227-1493 Gus Carpenier, Pastor
Sunday School............. .' 9A5 a *n
Sunrilv Morning Worship .1.. 00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service, ... ..... 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday . .... ...... 7:00 p.m.
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us
BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St.,* St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
fJ A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
h. MORNING WORSHIP -11:00 AM ET* EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
SSunday School 9:45 am Disdcipleslip Training 5:00 pm Sun. Eveniig
Wed. Night at 7:00 pm. Youth Group Meeting, Bible Study & P'ayer Meeuing
'0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that rrsteth in Him."
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For information concernng our bus minsutr), please call 647-'5026 -
Bible Study: Wi
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. S
6 p.m. Wednesday N
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STU DY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
Society, a 501-(C)-3, Educational
Will Be Observed
The First United Methodist
Church will observe Holy Week
with Lenten Services, Monday
through Friday, during the week
of April 6 to 10, beginning at
Each day, the message will be
presented by a different minister
in the sanctuary of the church.
Those scheduled to speak are as
follows: Monday-Rev. Reed Cam-
eron from First Presbyterian;
Tuesday-Rev. David Fernandez
from Oak Grove Assembly of God;
Wednesday--Reyv Oliver Taylor
from' First United Methodist
Church: Thursday-Rev. Curtis
Clark from Long Avenue Baptist
Church; and Friday-Rev. Jerry
Huft from St. James Episcopal.
After the message each day, a
soup and sandwich luncheon will
be served in the fellowship hall.
All members of the community
* 'are welcome to join the members
:of First United Methodist at any
time during the. service and
luncheonr. Please plan to observe
Holy Week and share good fellow-
s5ip with good friends.
A Good Friday Tenebrae Ser-
v'ice. "he Dimming of the Lights"
will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the
sanctuary. 'An Easter Sunrise:
Service will be at 7i00 a.m. in
Frank Pate Park.
The Chancel Choir will
present an Easter cantata, "Were
You There" at the 11:00 a.m.
morning worship serviCe.
In Mark 13:13 we find,
,"BuEhe who endures to the
end will be saved."
We live in a mobile soci-
Sety',Many changes will
occur in our lives. However,
there are many things
Oliver F. Taylor which should not change.
Visitation Minister, First Our relationship with God
United ATethodist Church is hot the kind of thing
which should be unstable.
It should be one of the constants in our lives.
As people, we need stability in our lives. We want.
our car to be dependable. Appliances need to work
as they were intended to work. Our relationships
with people need to endure.
We depend upon others. If we keep our faith
strong God will be our guide and strength.
My faith stands strong and I know I can depend
upon God. Of course, this does not excuse me from
being, a mortal being. I accept my humanity, and
White City Bapt.
Come join the congregation of
the, White City Baptist Church as
they celebrate their 39th birthday
on March 29, beginning at 10:30
a.m., with a covered dish lunch-
A great day of fellowship.
singing, good food, and praising
the Lord has been planned. Rev.
James Pate will be presenting the
morning message, with Sheila Ty-
son and Glenn and Leah Davis
singing. Music for the afternoon
will be provided by the "Sand Hill
Citry Limits," a blue-grass gospel
group, and Mary Lou Cumbie.
Attend and help them cele-
brate the occasionI
The Chirch of God in Christ,
located at 163 Avenue D in Port
St. Joe, invites you to celebrate
the "King of Kings" with guest
speaker, Bro. Johnny Bullock, on
the fifth Sunday, March 29th
beginning at 11:$5 a.m. Everyone
is cordially invited ..
On Saturday, March 28, be-
ginning at 7,00 p.m., ET, .the
Christian Fellowship Baptist
'Church at Mexico Beach will be
holding a Tri-County Gospel
Sing-a-long. Everyone is invited
to attend and participate.
old New Church
Pastor Wilhelmina Swanston
invites everyone to attend the
:Church Dedication Services of the
new building in which the Body of
Christ Jesus Church will congre-
The nightly 7:30 p.m. services
commenced last Monday, March
23rd and will continue through
Saturday. March 28th. A conclud-
ing service will be held Sunday,
March 29th at 11 a.m.
Refreshments and dinner will be
The Body of Christ Jesus
Church Is located at 106 Harbor
Street in Port St. Joe. and is
pleased to open welcome doors to
"Faith" to Appear
The gospel group, "Faith", will
minister at Liberty Bible Church
this Sunday, March 29th during
the 10:00 a.m. hour service.
The ladies that form the quar-
tet are Teresa Watson (of Faith
Bible Church), Cindy White (of 1st
Church of the Nazarene), and
Angela Player and Trina Siprell
(both of, Long Avenue Baptist
Liberty Bible'Church is locat-
"--ed at 102 Liberty Manor Circle, off
of Garrison AVenue in the Ward
.Ridge area of Port St. Joe.
The congregation and Pastor
Guy Labonte invite all to attend
,0 and hear and worship the Lord
200 Carolina Dr., Mexico Beach $124,900
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baihs REALTY INC.
SPECIAL FEATURES- Spacious Orck home 2 blocks PORT ST. JOE
Irom Deach Price includes new range Ireezer. dish- a f
washer. garbage disposal, washer aryer, drapes and 227-1450
%\\ // I TI hefriendly place to wor4lup!
:.. First Baptist Church
Mexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
Wednesday Adult Prayer & Bible Study, TeamKids (grades 1-6),at 6:30 p.m.
Please note, all times central!
NURSERY PROVIDED FOR ALL SERVICES
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach Corner of 15th & California 648-5776
Come and Be Blessed!
Fellowship Church of Praise
302 Martin Luther King Blvd. Port St. Joe
Sunday School ....................... .......................10 a.m.
Morning Service ........ .................................. 11 a.m.
Tuesday Bible Study .,............................................ 7 p.m.
Thursday Praise & Worship ..................................... 7 p.m.
"BECAUSE WE CAN DO YOU GOOD"
ROSA L. GARLAND, pastor i u12/11
", FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
__ i CHURCH
508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
SUNDAY WORSHIP ................1..... ..10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL ......................... 11 a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children Nursery Available
Pastor, Rev. J. Reid Cameron
[First Baptist Chturc
J -I o102 THIRD STREET PORT St.JOE
^ L PDennis Pledger Buddy Caswell ,
S: Interim Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
I I I Sunday School . ... .. .. .... 9:45 am
Worship Service ............ ....... 11:00 am
Disciple Training . . . .. 6:00 pm
Evening Worship ............ ......7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ... . 7:00 pm
yk "THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" j
Come and worship with us at:
FAITH BIBLE CHURCH
801 20th STREET PORT ST. JOE
Sunday School........... ..........10:00 A.M.
Morning Service.......................11:00 A.M.
Evening Service................. 6:00 P.M.
Wednesday Prayer Meeting........7:00 P.M.
Bill Taylor, Pastor Roger Louks, Assistant Pastor
Hdme of FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IFCA
Constitution andM onunent
"cath the Ppit Port St. Joe
THE UNITED METHOCISTCHURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship .... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship ............6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ..........7:30 p.m.
(904)-227-1724 Choir Practice
Rev. Jesse Evans Wednesday .............7:30 p.m.
PASTOR Choir Director, Robert E. Downs, Jr.
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
* 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
Discover God's love!
BAPTIST CHURCH' --
1601 Long Avenue Port SL Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. & 5 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer & Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
Curtis Clark, pastor
Mark Jones, minister of music & youth
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 9 a.m. CDT
Worship Service 10 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study ..... 7 p.m. CDT
fFirst United Methodist Church
111 North 22nd Street *: Mexico Beach, FL 32410
W orship;Services,............. ... .......,.,9:00 a.m CT
'Church Schopl, ................... ....... .,10:15 a.m. CT
'Contemporary Praise & Worship Service
S, .......... ... ............11:00 a .m C T
SHARING THE GOSPEL
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor Dr John Anderson, Music.Director
Parsonage.Phone: 648-4424 Office Phone: 648-8820
Do You Have?"
Visit Us! Upstairs First Union Bank Building
Sunday Worship 10 A.M and 5 P.M.
Bruce Duty, Pastor Study: 227-2583 Church: 227-1180
CHURCH OF CHRIST
VLUY Mffc L2V
PAGE 6B. THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
Notice is hereby given that. pursuant to Chapter
865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersigned intends
to register with the Division of Corporations,
Department of State. the fictitious trade name
under which it will be engaged in business and In
which said businesses to be carried on. to-wit:
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: Main Street Dry.
MAILING ADDRESS: 310 N. Main Street. Gulf
CountN. Wevahlwchka. Florida 32465
CO\NER (Sl- Glenda Hughes.
Itp. March 26. 1998.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN
AND'FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION NO: 98-0074 CA
VALIDATION OF THE NOT TO EXCEED
$2.500.000 CITY OF PORT ST. JOE. FLORIDA
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT REVENUE BONDS AND
BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES
THE CITY OF PORT'SST. JOE, FLORIDA, a
municipal corporation and public body
corporate and politic of the State of
THE STATE OF FLORIDA. and the Taxpayers.
Property Owners and Citizens of the City of Port St.
Joe. Florida, including non-residents owning prop-
erty or subject to taxation therein,
ORDER TO1 SHOW CAUSE
TO: THE STATE OF FLORIDA. THROUGH THE
STATE ATTORNEY FOR THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA. AND TO
THE SEVERAL TAXPAYERS. PROPERTY
OWNERS. CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF PORT
ST. JOE, FLORIDA. INCLUDING NON-RESI-
DENTS OWNING, PROPERTY OR SUBJECT
TO TAXATION THEREIN. AND ALL OTHERS
HAVING OR CLAIMING ANY RIGHT. TITLE OR
INTEREST IN PROPERTY TO BE AFFECTED
BY THE ISSUANCE OF THE PLAINTIFF'S
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT REVENUE BONDS.
AND ITS BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES,
HEREINAFTER MORE PARTICULARLY
DESCRIBED OR TO BE AFFECTED IN ANY
The abo-e cau-e comining on to be heard upon
the Complaint this das, filed herein b, the City of
Port St Joe Florida seeking to delermiune the
authority of the City of Port SL Joe to issue its
Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds (Marina
Project) in the amount of not to exceed $2,500.000
(the "Bonds") and its Bond Anticipation Notes in
the amount nt of not to exceed $2.500,00 (the Bond
Anticipation Notes"). a more particular description
of said Bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes being
contained in the Complaint filed in these proceed-
ings. to determine the legality of the proceedings
had and taken in connection therewith, and the
legalirs of the provi-ions, covenants and agree-
ments contained therein and the revenues pledged
to the payment thereof and seeking a judgment of
thiv Court t, validate the proceedings for iaid
Bonds arid said Bond Anucipaon Notes, the rev.
enues pledged for the payment thereof: and said
Bonds and Bond Anriucpatlon Notes when issued
pursuart thereto. and said Complaint no. having
been preieni.ed to this Court. for enLn of an Order
to ShoB, Cau'e pursuant to Chapter 75. Florida
Statutes and the Court being full adi'sed in the
premises: : : .
IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED thai the
State of Flo.'ia thriuPgh the State Anorrne, of the
Founeenth Judicial Cuircuti of Florida. and the sev.
eral aiipasers. property, oners and ciuen, of the
Cit of Port Sti Joe including non-residents oa. '
ing propeMr or subject to taLikaror therein and all
oiu'ers hi,ingor claiingaria niht udre or interim t
in property io be alTectil in arti way thereby, or to_.
be affected thereby. be and they are each hereby
required to appear and shov cause. if any there be.
before this Court on the 21 't da, of April. 1998, at
10 00 o'l-ck A M in the Chambers of the under.
signed Judge at the Gull County Courthouse In the
Ciry of Port St Joe Florida., %h the prayer of said
Complailt should not be granted and shy the pro-
ceedmig I'.or said Bonds arid Bond Anucipa.on
Nte. %hen issued pursuant thereto arid the rev.
enues pledged to the piament thereof should not
be validared and confirmed as therein prayed.
AND IT IS' FURTHER .ORDERED AND
ADJLiDGED Ihlt htus'Oid, r to'.Show Cause be
pubhihed in the manner required by Scuon
75C)6 Flonda Statutse
AND iT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND
ADJUiiDGED that oD _auch publicau.:n of this Order
all taxpayers, property owners and citizens of the
City of Port St. Joe, including non-residents own-
ing property or subject to taxation therein and all
others having or claiming any right, title or interest
in the City of Port St. Joe or the taxable property
therein or in any property to be affected by the
issuance of said Bonds or said Bod Anticipation
Notes or to be affected in any way thereby, or the
valldlty of such Bonds and Bond Anticipation
Notes or of any revenues pledged for payment
thereof, or of the proceedings authorizing' the
Issuance of said Bonds and Bond Anticipation
Notes. Including any remedies provided for their
collection, be.and they are made parties defendant
to this proceeding, and that this Court shall have
Jurisdiction of them to the same extent as if named
as defendants in said Complaint and personally-
served with process in this cause.
DONE AND ORDERED in chambers at Port
St. Joe. Gulf County, Florida, this 16th day of
/s/ Robert Moore
ACTING CIRCUIT JUDGE
2tc. March 26 and April 2, 1998.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
PROPOSAL NO. 9798-10
Notice is hereby given that proposals will be collec-
tively received by the Board of County
Commissioners of Gulf County, Florida unul 5 00
P.M. ET. 'April 14. 1998. for the l'olloirng
Professional Services to be provided to said Board.
for and on behalf of Gulf County. Florida:
PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SERVICES FOR GULF
COUNTY'S HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT
ACQUISITIONS OF HOMES
Project Summary: The Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners has recently determined
that it Is in the jurisdiction's best interest to solic-
itfor professional legal services for Its hazard
mitigation grant program projects conducted with
FEMA 404 funds pursuant to the Robert' T.
Stafford Disaster Relief Act. The project involves
the acquisition of residential structures in the.
approved application provided by the 'Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The pro-
ject areas are located within 100-year flood plains
(+/-) in Gulf County. with the structures being the
primary places of residences for the beneficiaries.
The primary objective of these projects Is to reduce
future structural and contents damage from flood-
ing. The project will also protect the health and
safety of the citizens of Gulf County and reduce the
outlays from Insurance claims and from disaster
assistance provided by the Federal. State, and local
governments. The recipients) shall assist the local
Government by providing, title-abstracts, title
search, andtitle insurance. in addition to informa-
tior, pertaining to legal o-ner-ship and legal brund
ary information for.a variety of residential, multi
tehant and mobil' home properties in the respect.
tile junsdictions The recipient shall alno perform
a lmuted amount of real estate closing; regarding
real estate acquistuon, and deed re'r'cuons for
services relaieo to the acquisition of property by
Sacoe of Work: The recipients) shall Work with
the Program Adminlstrator(s). Program ,.
Coordinators, other designated officials or their
representatives, and a staff of procured Appraisers
and Surveyors in order to provide the following:
title abstracts, utle search, and title insurance. In
addiuon the selected fLrmls.l shall provide ird'rma-"
non pertaninrg ito legal ownership and legal touna.
ary issues for a 'arierv of re-ldenual. mulu-tenant
and mobil mehome properties in the respective ur
dicuon The recipient shall also perform a lin-iit.'J
amount of real e-Late cli',ng. regarding real estate
acquistuons arnd deed resticuons for service;
related to elevaung homes In the above junsdic'
tior, It i the preference of Gulf Count. that the
selected individual or agenc, have the most com-
prehensive knowledge of any legal ownership or
ute Is'ues In tbie project area.
Qualifications: The following factor, will be con
sidered criucal in the evaluation of those proposals
prepared in response to thi announcement The
Critical Elements. as described in the RFP will
account for 65 points of a total of I00 po.Int to be
allocated The remaining 35 points will be allocate'
cd based on Firm Capacity and Stallin_. Firm
Inflrrrmauon and Perfocmance Firm Esperierice
Including Client Relerences Availabilic. and Fr ,::
of State of Florida CerUfications including M.WBE
ontaci ,: Cont.ct person fi.r L'i_: p'r..ieit I1s L-1.,'
Wells, Gulf County Director of Emergency
Management 1s501ol 229 9112 -
Each propuoser must 'iubiat complete prc,...p.al in.
the forrrm p.:,vroded in the FRF' PFop.sal rmuit be
In a sealed en.eklpe arid clearly\ mirkei.j HAZARD
S'Properties, Inc. REATO
1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Simmons Bayou on St. Joe Bay
GRAND ISLE SUBDIVISION Kim Kove. Lot
15, Block D, Unit,.15. Nice residential'area. Great:
lot; great price, $15,000.
1220 N. 15th St. Mexico Beach. Home on
stilts, very large lot with fruit trees, grape vines,
etc. Very clean .and well maintained lhomre.
Underneath could easily. be closed in. ,for, extra'
room. 2 bedroom, one'bath with ceramic tile, Ciar-
pet like new, quiet neighborhood. -Please call for
more information. $95,000.
Call Us for Any of Your Real vE.. ER E
Estate Needs! MLSO
JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN ". ALLEMORE, Realtor
MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM REQUEST FOR NOTICE
PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SERVICES SPECIAL
PROJECT RFP" in the lower left corner of the enve- Persons wishing to file as candidates in The City of
lope. Proposals may be mailed or delivered to: Port St. Joe election to be held May 12, 1998 for
Clerk of Circuit Court, 1000 Fifth Street. Room the following offices:
.148.P.t P St Joe rL 32456 ... ,, COMMISSIONER. GROUP III
The B-.ard reserir, the right to sane irnil.rmaliir.- r
in any quote. to accepr ard..'r reject or l .'- COMMISSIONER., GROUP IV
quotes In whole or in part with just cause, and to C mdiji, Q.JalUing Feno.d' .il eginm April 15
accept the proposal thai In their JuJgnrni il lb'- ,'9P 't 12 '0 r,.:0on and ending April 22 199A at
In the best interest of Gull Cournt 12]t', r,,:,on Form. ior filinai are a 'dar.ale in the
DONE AND ORDERED by the B,,i-d :I C.:.unr Sper.'ior c, ErIcltuor, OlIice Cull Cuuntor
CommisUsioners C.:,urnh-cuse Fot St Joe Flonda ,
Board of County Cornmi-si.oner- THE CiI 'OF PORT ST JOE
Gulf County. Florida
By: Warren J. Yeager. Jr.. Chairman By:.' s.auline Ferdar'is
2tc. March 19 and 26. 1998. C. A.iiorCl2rk
2te, MMrch 26 arnd April 2 1998
BID NO. 9798-10
The CullfCour,t- Boa3rd of Count'i C.in-ird-'-i,.,r_-,.
v- l rece rp e .e led t id s fiom am F[ F: ,-r, iom .ifpir ,
or c.:rp-'.raulin iniere-trd Iari elurn th- C..unr, ih
following: I : ,'
1985 or Newer Fire Truck Howard
Creek Fire Department ,
Any quesu.:.ns rea irdilnr utm bid shouldd be :hrdir
ed Io Chief AdnirarHLrI.,or .i'll:e I'XI.):' .r. suree
Fortn Sti .I.e Flond,'a 24-5 ri'5:,'i 22.-' i I i
Specifications can be received at the Gulf County'
Clerk's office, (850) 229-6112. ', ,
Deliver 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 Tuesday. April'14. 1998'';
5:00 p.m.. E.T.. at the Office of the Clerk of Court.
1000 5th Street. Prt St. Joe, Florida 32456. The
Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ''-
/s/ Warren J. Yeager, Jr., Chairmanji q
/s/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk ,..
2tc, March 19 and.26, 1998.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIV]
S, CASE NO. 97-208-CA
RAYMOND HOLLAND and WILMA B,
HOLLAND, his wife; and UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA.
RE-NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER
-NOTICE IS HEREBY G. EN pa.
Order or Summary Final Judgrn-nt I
dated November 21, 1997 and an Or
Sale dated March 11. 1996 arid en
No 97.-208 CA of the Circuit C
Fourteenth Judicial CirCU inr arid for
Florida herein BANK UNITED. i-
RAIMOND HOLLAND ana H"|LMA b
his wife and UNITED STATES OF A.
defendants I will sell to trn hahe-'t
der for cash at the ronr, d:-or ol the
Courthouse at 1000 5th Street Por
Gulf Count' Florida 3245,. at I I ,:
EST cen the 9th day ci Apiln] '19'
described proper a. set h.nh ir, s
Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT8. BLOCK H OF FO EHAN
OND ADDITION TO HIGHLA4
ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE
THEREOF. ON FILE IN THE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CirCUliT
GULF COUNT~ FLORIDA. PLAT
AT PAGE 50 (FROrM OFFICALh. R
S. BOOK 80. PAGE 198, PUBLIC R
OF GULF COLINrl FLORIDA
If you are a person wiL'h a d
n-eds any acctmn',odautn in order i
In this proceeding. you are enumtled
,ou. 10 the proisi-.,.n of certain a -:i
contact the Court at 18501i 229-t-'.Fl i
aorling days olf ,our receip, of ti'isl
are he-ann o.r voice e impaire, call l
. .er.ice ti 955 8770,f
DATED at Punr S Joe Fl,':nda
BENN1 C LiSTEF
As Clerk Circuit
B) ,' I Krno.
As Deputy Cl.rk
SMITH & HIATT. PA
Atonmes for F'lainulff
2r91 Eait Oaldand Park B.:.udlei ,-d
.FPort L-uderdale, FL 333,)6
2ti March 26 and April 2 199_i
for Host Families
American Intercultural Stu-
dent Exchange is currently
accepting applications from fami-
liesacross the U.S. who are inter-
ested in -hosting a foreign
exchange student for the upcom-
ing school year. Families may
choose to host a student for a full
year, or a semester.
These high school students,
all proficient in the English lan-
guage, will arrive in the United
States this fall, and attend local
high schools, while living as mem-
bers, of their American host fami-
T FOR GULF All AISE students have com-
IL DIVISION pleted a lengthy screening and
.' interview process. with represen-
tatives in their home countries,
and come highly recommended by
school pnncipals, counselors, and
S,;,Host families provide stu-,
/ dents with a.bed, meals, and a
loving, family atmosphere. AISE
Z 45 provides students' and their host'
,t I.,reci:,-'ure families with counseling and sup-
der F.cese-ung port throughout the exchange
iered in Cace
our" of the experience, and all students have
,CutiCrr,. medical insurance and spending
Pl-inul' ari a.
i HOLLAUrD. money, tfor the.
ari d. bd L'' 'Each year, thousands of fam-
Gulf Couri, lies across the United States host
rt Saint Joe I
o" o.l, am AISE exchange students. AISE
the ,lou,.r, currently works wiLth high school
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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids in duplicate mil be re. c..-'i unul 4 i0
p.m., Tuesday, April 14ii, 1996 bv the City of -
Wewabitchka Wv'ewhn.chk,. FHornda ati .hlch
ume and place all bids. ill be publicly) .-prnei arj,.
read aloud for: i
,, .Re-Roofing :
Wewahitchka Cily Hall .
For Wewahitchka Board of City
The Contructor shall iurrai-h all labor. matenal
and equimpment. and .hall be respon-'ible fo:r the
entire completion or this pro:jeci
Plans. Specuicauons and onuract documents mray '
be inspected and procured at the cfit.-e oif ie
ArchitecL. 130 Highway 22 Weahittchka. Fl.ndsa
by General Contractors. upon a depoi 0of 8S15 00
per set lor plans and 'periticaucn i I
Cashier's check. cerufied check or bid bond. for
not le s than 5r, of the anT,-rt *:.f bid must
a-:compan, each ptopomal
Workman's Compenz auon In-urarce will. be .
required of the _uc,.e_-iul bi-.der
Payment of this project shall be oI one lump su i
and upon sauslactors ompleu,.n or t his pro:'jtct
after inspection. ,
No bidder shall withdraw his or her bid for a period
of (30) thirty days after date set for opening. ,
Right, is reserved to reject any and all proposals
and waive technicalities, .
WUe aahltchka FInrida '
Charles A Ca-3kn. ARA
P 0 Box ,7 i
Wewahlichka. Florida 324i6 i
Ite March 26 1998
Hannon Realty and Mr. Frank Hannon are
please to announce the appointment of Ms.
Sandra K. Smock as PresidenI and qualifying
Broker of Hannon Realty, Inc. Mr. Hannon has
also transferred his ownership interest to Ms.
Smock and her husband, Tom Mays..
After 50 years of service to the Port St. Joe
community, Mr. Hannon retires from active par-
ticipation in the firm's affairs, but remains asso-
ciated with Hannon. Realty, Inc. as a broker- B"'- -'
HANNON REATY, INC. .
5; > ..... : .. '- (.f.s._
The Port Inn
castle Realty, Inc.
BA home on golf course, 5 min. from
Bay and Gulf. New paint, carpet. A
bargain at $115,000. Ask about lease
option or rental.
Colleen A. Ciochetto, Land & Castle Realty, Inc.
(850) 927-3557 or (850) 229-9228
A quiet restricted subdivision with 25 oversized
lots with county water, that are centrally located to
S the Beaches and Port St. Joe.
We have placed 11 lots under contract in the last 30
days! Hurry! First Come, First Served!
LOT SIZE Each lof is 100' wide x 300' deep, = .69 acres
per lot Compare this size to the average inferi-
or beach lot that is 75'xl 50'. .
RESTRICTIONS Late model mobile home's are OK. Lots-will have
reasonable protective covenants to enhance the
quality of the neighborhood,
PRICE & TERMS ONLY I .WEEK -EFT ON THE SPECIAL
PRICE! For a limited time, until April 1, 1998,
any lot can be purchased for $9,900:00. After
April 1st,' prices will be $11,500.00. Compare
this price to the beaches' price of around
$15,000.00 for a much smaller loti the developer
Sill finance any lot for 20% down, 12%o interest,
for 5' to 7 years.
CALL JAY RISH, Broke, Partnerat 80-227-5569 :
for a showing at your convenience.
REALTOr Elizabeth W. Thompson
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
Jay Rish, Associate Broker, 850-227-5569
CITY O ".MXICO BEACI'
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF THE FULL COST
OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
(IN COMPLIANCE WITH DER 17-708)
YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 1997
I.; ,TOTAL COST
Direct ', Indirect
residential and non-residential
II. COST PER CUSTOMER
: 'a: v ;
itc, March 26, 1998
The Star Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. Mar. 26. 1998 Page Seven
TWO ISTATIS AUCTION Mar. 27,
Fri. Nite, 7 p.m. Eastern. Old Port Theatre
Antique Mall. Port St. Joe. Includes several
GUNS 30:30 Winchester Buffalo Bill
Commemorative, Strum-Ruger Mini- 4, 223
cal. w/Ig. clip, Browning shotgun, S&W 38
pistol, others. DOLLS, CHINA, SILVER,
kitchen collectibles, TOO MUCH TO USTI
Wade Clark Auctions
10% Buyer's Premium, AB 1239, AU 1737.
1992 Dodge 4 door Dynasty, loaded,:.
117k miles, very good cond., $3,450
obo. Call 647-8664 days, 648-4526
night. 2tp 3/26
1979 28' Southwind motor ..home,-
loaded 400 Dodge engine, very good
) cond., ready to go. $8,750 obo. Call
647-8664 days, 648-4526 night.
'88 FORD F150 4X4, in excellent condi-
tion, $6,300. 648-8914. ltc 3/26
'73 Jeep CJ5, hard top, 304 V8, runs
great, new tires, $2,500. 648-8110.
'74 Cadillac Fleetvlood limo, first S2,000
or. best offer. Also ladies' large size pants
suits. Call 647-3653. or see at 6445
Americus'Ave. ltc 3/26
'88 Dodge Dakota truck, new tires,
needs minor work. S1.500. Call 647-
3118. ltp 3/26
'93 F-150 XL black, 4.9L, 5 speed,
chroine wheels, bug guard, vent visors,
tool box, bedliner, low miles. tan interi-
or, tinted windows. Asking S9.000. Call
229-9466. 1 tp 3/26
'86 S-10 extended cab. 2wd. am/fm
stereo cassette. custom rims & tires,
$3,500. 227-1568 after 5. 4tc 3/26
'89 Plymoufh Sundance, 2 door, auto-
matic, brand new paint, runs good,
$2,300 obo. 647-5722. Itc 3/19
'93 Honda 250 Nighthawk motorcycle,
low miles, $1,950. Call 227-1639 or
227-1109. ask for Charlie or Linda.
~t : fc 3/5
One bedroom, one bath house with
appliances & garage, 204 13th St., Port
St. Joe. 648-8007. 2tp 3/19
Unfurnished townhouse, 2 bdrm., 2
1/2 bath, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach, $500
per month, $500 deposit. Call 647-
5942. 2tc 3/19
Two bedroom furnished trailer at
Overstreet. Call 648-5306. tfc 3/5
1100 SF WHSE 3 units available,
12x12 roll up door, 3' walk-in door.
Elect. available, 31st St.', Mexico Beach,
$350 mo. 648-5242. 4tc 3/5
For Sale/Rent: Bayfront house at Cape
San Blas, 3 bdrm., 2 ba., 1g.; covered
decks, appliances. Call Phil at 227-
2112 or 229-8409. tfc 2/26
For Rent: quaint building, clean, small,
easy to decorate, ideal for small wed-
dings, receptions, dinners, great rates.
For information call 227-1278, or' 227-
1776. tfc 9/25
Two bedroom, central h/a, mobile home
in Wewa. 639-5552, evenings, 648-
5344. tfc 2/19-
For Rent: Several beach front and gulf
view executive type homes and town-
homes available at off-season monthly
rates until April 1, 1998. For complete
details call Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach, Inc. 648-5777 or 1-800-874-
5073. .. tfc3/5
For Rent: 3 bedroom, 2 bath, pool.
garage, 124 Selma, St. Joe Beach, 750.
month. First and last plus cleaning
deposit. 647-,3461 or 1-612-416-3711.
Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty.
Manor Circle, Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the hand-,
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy
efficient const., stove & refrig.. fur-
nished. fully carpeted. I bdrm., apts. on
Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. I block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106.. fc 3/5
1,200 sq. ft. office space. -located 'on
SHwv, C-30, $750 month, includes uli- ,
' Lies.Clc 227d1774. t c3/5 -'
20'custom made pontoc
hp Mercury outboard
than 100 hours use. $9
26.1' Mako with twin 15
less than 400 hours. S
and all aluminum -
Reasonable offer. 648-8
S* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
on boat with 110 cen. h&a, screen porch, carport &
and trailer. Less laundry rm.
.000. 648-8211. Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove &
Hic 3/12 refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
e*New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house. I 1/2 ba..
0 hp Evinrudes, inside laundry rm. ch&a. disaswher
iome electronics & stove, fully carpeted. No pets.
tandem trailer, FURNISHED
211. tfc 3/12 *Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat & air,
*One bedroom apartment, washer
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
.. tfc 3/5
For rent at Mexico Beach: practically
new 2 bdrm.. 2 ba. furnished 14x70
mobile home w/cen. h/a. and w/d.
Available 4/1/98 will rent with or with-
out utilities $550 or $400. Sorry, no
pets. 648-5905 after 6 p.m. ltc 3/26k
Lot, 3/4 acre, corner lot. East Lakevilew
and Sunset Drive in Wewahltchka. 8125
per month. 639-5182. tfc 3/26
Mobile home. 2 bdrm.. .:ba., unfur-
nished. St. Joe Beach. private lot. 9350
per mo. including water and sewer.
'$150 security deposit, adults only, no
pets. 1 year lease required. Call 850-
647-5194. tfc 3/19
Office space owner will build to suit up
to 1950 sq. ft. of office space. Building
to be located on Third St., Port St. Joe,
FL. Please call 227-1292 or 227-2077
for more information. 4tc 3/19.
Time Share Weeks for Rent. Locally
owned, located 6 miles from Blue Ridge
:Parkway near Ashville, North Carolina.
Units are completely furnished. One week
available in May and July. Will rent for $50
per night. Please call 229-6378 for
details.. 4tc 3/12
Safe 'N Dry Storage
302-B Reid Ave., PSI FL
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
One and two bedroom apartments. 2 :
blocks from beach. Beacon Hill. reason-
able. Call 912-246-1250. tfc 3/5
Two bedroom In Port St. Joe, fenced
back yard. storage bldg. w/washer
/dryer hookup. S300/mo. Call Sandy at
Hannon Realty, 227-1450. Itc 3/26
Three bedroom at Beacon Hill w/bay
view. Large screened porch,
washer/dryer hookup, S550/mo. Call
Sandy at Hannon Realty, 227-1450.
Yard Sale: Sat.. March 28th. 8 until.
Three families. Household miscella-
neous. 1320 Woodward Ave. Itp
Moving Sale: EVERYTHING must go.
Furniture, linens, kitchen, clothing,
trailer hitch, etc. Also, NEW golf
mechandise including, straw hats for
$10 and pull carts. Saturday, Mar. 28. 8
a.m. 6324 East Americus Ave., St. Joe
Beach., ltp 3/26
Yard Sale: Something for everyone, 605
10th St., PSJ. Friday & Saturday,
March 27 & 28, 8:00 ? Lots of stuff.
Carport Sale: 130-132 Santa Anna, St.
Joe Beach. Chairs, loveseat,. lots of
household items, Saturday, Mar. 28, 8
a.m. 2 p.m.
Carport Sale: Saturday, March 28, 8:00
- 12:00. 1110 Palm Blvd. Rain or shine.
Garage Sale: Saturday, Mar. 28, 8 to 12.
108 Hunter Circle, 3 families, rain or
shine. ltc 3/26
Garage Sale: Sat., Mar. 28, 911 10th
St., PSJ, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Baby items,
boys' clothes, maternity and misc. Rain
will cancel. itp
Carport Sale: Sat., Mar. 28th, 8 1 113
Monica Dr., Ward Ridge. Audio/video
tapes, bikes, clothes, couch, misc.
Yard Sale: Thursday and Friday, 8 till
5:30. Children's and adult clothes, toys,
toddler bed, 1903 Garrison Ave.
open ou, com sea arts, crafts
gotft lde, Fri., 3/27/98 at St. Joe
otelLobby, 11:00 a.m. 6 p.m.
FREE YARD/GARAGE SALE SIGNS.
PAWN SHOPPE, 216 THIRD ST.
Maintenance man, minor repairs, year
round position, must have own trans-
portation, benefits. Weekend work nec-
. essary during season. Drug free work-
place. Fantasy Properties, 648-5146.
Walters, waitresses and cashiers apply.
In person at Toucan's on Hwy. 98,
Mexico Beach. See Bill or John. No
phone calls please. tfc 3/26
Wanted: Trainee air conditioning and
electrical work. Garry L. Gaddis A/C.'
Call 648-5474. ltc 3/26:
Men and women for Christian based
business. No inventory, ho delivery. Call
639-5575. 2tc 3/26
Case Manager Position: The Gulf Co.
Senior Citizens are now accepting appli-
cations for a part-time Case Manager.
Must have own transportaiton.b e will-
ing to travel and work with elderly.
Receives referrals, completes assess-
ments. develops care plans, maintains
files, and arranges services. Applica-
tions will be accepted from March 26th
until April 6th. You may pick applica-
tions up from the Port St. Joe Senior
Center. Interview will be held on April
8th. Minimum qualifications are a
Bachelor's degree in social work, sociol-
ogy. psychology, nursing or related,
field. Othe rdirectly related job educa-
tion or experience may be substituted
for all or some of these basic require-
ments upon approval of the -Area
Agency on Agling. Social work training
or experience will be given preference.
We are an Equal Opportunity employer.
Information Is available at 229-8466
Monday through Friday, 8:00 5:00 ET.
This is a 4 hour per day, 20 hours per
week position, salary to be discussed
based on qualifications. 2tc 3/26
4 iTax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
t 4 a le Wa od r works
Cabinets, Custom Mantles,
Free Estimates RF 0066770
Indrpendent Marketing ReD. #119212
107 Sunset Circle Port St. Joe,
TLC Lawn Service
Catering to All Your Lawn
MoAnirr.3, Trimming. Cleon Outs.
tlonicurirg Sc.ro/ing. Fertlizirg,
L"3n.) dcaping and t.Minor Sprinkler Repair
Ref Avo.l a'le 2296435
L/i -/ Residential
Termite & Pest Control
Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
Flea Control Condominiums'
Household Pest Control New Treatment/
Real Estate (WOO) Reports Construction Sites
PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
Serving Gulf Co. & Surrounding Areas
Free Estimates & Inspections
Cr, 10 Y TIK's
The Gulf, County, Board of County;
Commissioners will accept applications
until 5:00 p.m.,E.D.T., Thursday, April
9, 1998 for the following position:
PLANNER. Applications may be
obtained at the Gulf County Building
Dept., Room 147. Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port St.
Joe, FL 32456, Monday Friday, 8:00
a..-5:00 p.m. E.D.T.. Applicants must
have a general knowledge of the build-
ing field, and a valid Florida Driver's
license. Also, a general understanding
of the Gulf County Comprehensive Plan
would be. beneficial. Gulf County
enforces a drug-free workplace policy
and is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. 2te 3/26
management office, requires customer
interface, good telephone skills, com-
puter experience. Full time position
with benefits. For our new St. Joe Bay
office, Fantasy Properties, Inc., call
648-5146. 7te 2/5
Full time office position in the reserva-
tions/front desk area. Some weekend
work required. Needs to be friendly and
outgoing w/good communication and
computer skills. Must be able to handle
difficult situations and enloy working
%with the public. Please mail or fax
resume to Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach, at P. 0. Box 123. Mexico Beach,
FL 32410. fax: 850-648-5779.
JOB NOTICE-The City of Port St. Joe
is. accepting applications for the follow-
Application and job description may be
picked up and returned to the
Municipal Building. 305 Fifth Street.
Port St. Joe. FL 32456. Application
deadline is April 3, 1998.
The City of Port St. Joe enforces a Drug-
Free Workplace Policy and is an Equal
Opportunity / Affirmative Action
Employer. 2tc 3/19
"No job too big, or too small',
Free Estimates Insured
~ ,* tc.. f3/5
Jeff Wood 227-1559
Specializing in Reroofs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
"Where Quality Is Higher Than Price"
* Household Repairs
* Painting, Interior/Exterior Deck
Restoration Lawn Maintenance
PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
/ MINI-STORRGE \
5x10 10x10 10X20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
Odor Control 24 Hr Water Damage
*Pet Stains Free Estimates
(850) 227-5098 or 229-966 3
STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING
Specialist/JTPA Summer Youth
Program (temporary position). The
Gulf County School Board is receiving
applications for SYETP Specialist.
Persona having applications on file in
the School Board office and wishing to
be. considered for this position must'
request to have their application sub-
mitted. Applications may be picked up
at the School Board .Office and should
be sent to Ms. Sara Joe Wooten,
Director of Curriculum and Human
Resources, Gulf County School Board,
150 Middle School Rd., Port St. Joe, FL
32456. Application deadline is March
30, 1998, 12:00 noon, E.T. The Gulf
County School Board isan equal oppor-
tunlty employer. 2tc 3/19
Experienced office help needed, Port St.
Joe location, Rich's IGA. contact Betty
at 227- 1564. dc 3/19
Now hiring food servers. kitchen help,
and bartenders. Apply in person at The
Top of the Gulf. talk with Jonnie. No
phone calls please. tfc 3/5
FREE: someone to clean out garage
and haul off some trash. Call 639-5695,
Wewa. 2tp 3/26
Experienced nail tech needed. For
very busy salon on St. George Island.
850-927-3500. tfc 3/5
For Easter: Children's pageant & Easter
'dresses; hats, purse & shoes to match,
asst. sizes. Ladies' Easter dresses, for-
mal, wedding gowns, purses, slippers
all to match, asst. sizes and colors. Call
639-5695, Wewa. 2tp 3/26
ALL PAINTING SUPPLIES,
TOOLS 8 HARDWARE
BARFIELD'S LAWN B GARDEN,
302-B Reid Ave.
Sa* %I Se '?1 e 764e -StAm
BASIC LAWN CARE '
We Manicure Your Lawn to Your
850-647-5722, fax 647-3870,
Cell 850-227-6738 tf4/2
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC eEROCOI3168,- iNi'JPfD
S Available at
:,. ~The Athletic
r97 State ,
1/2 off House,
Beige big man Barcalounger rocker
recliner, $150, queen size mattress set,
$60. 827-6019. Itc 3/26
Cash on the Spot will pay top dollar,
up to $1,500 for most old mobile
homes. Damaged or not, fast service. 1-
800-966-6077. 4tp 3/26
Small shrimp boat, pleasure boat, fire-
place, freezer, assorted loawn equipment,
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee and much
more. Call 648-5821. Itp 3/26
Three prom dresses, 2 halter sheer
black, ankle length; 1 black trim in
cream chiffon, sizes 5 and 7. 227-1669.
Ruger Super Red .Hawk 44mm, 9 1/2"
barrel, aimpoint 5000 Red Dot scope,
shoulder holster, newer shot. $800.
Collectors only Dale Earhardt collector
knives, :1 of 333. made; Richard Petty
/ 18 scale 5 car set with silver car, 648-
8110. Itp 3/26
Expanse 750 treadmill with power
incilne, displays distance, workout time
and lots more. Like new, $300. Call
647-3682. Itc 3/26
Watch Bands & Batteries, 216 3rd St.
227-PAWN, BUY, SELL OR TRADE
Winter Inventory Clearance! Buy the
strongest building on earth, protect
yourself against mother nature. Huge
savings on workshops and garages.
Ready for delivery. Call 800-341-7007.
USED RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT
Fryers with built-in filters, grills, char-
broilers, convection ovens half and
full size, walk-in coolers & freezers,
deli cases, meat saws, slicers,
grinders, ice makers, dunnage racks,
shelving,' sinks, work table, hoods &
more. 850-769-8643 or 785-1568.
C. J. 'S twn
FI FULL LAWN SERVICE ,
VACUUM YARD MACHINES TRIM-
I will work for you.
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
Beach, Port St. Joe and
Clyde Sanford (850) 648-8492
LICENSED & INSURED
Port St. Joe Call
Mobile 899-0219 or
Serving Port St. Joe.and Surrounding Area for 15 Plus Years'
Major Appliance, Air Condition, & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
SRA0043378 ER 0007623
GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
648-5474 FL License ER 0010992, RA0054218,
LIC. #RF0051042 RG0051008* ER 0011618
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
Free PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
$t-,tesi C REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
EstfiB INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
7 : St. Joe Glass & Mirror
816-D 4th St. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 227-3885
Mirrors Plex-Glass Furniture Tops Desk Tops
Residential Commercial Industrial Shower Doors
Boat Glass Heavy Equipment Glass
PUMP REPAIR& SALES
LICENSED & INSURED
H & M IRRIGATION
for All Your Watering Needs
HAL KEELS FREE ,
FOR RENT GARAGE SALES I HELP WANTED I HELP WANTED MISCELLANEOUS
TRADES and SERVICES
Page Eight The Star Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. Mar. 26. 1998
MISCELLANEUS PETS RALESTATEEALESTAT
Seats 8 thick, glass top table 7'x4' and
8 black upholstered dining chairs,
$550; 7-seat sectional pit group, queen
sleeper sofa and electric recliner, beige,
$499; split cane sofa, settee, and arm-
chair, blue & shell pattern, $499; 4-pc.
bedroom set. 6 drawer dresser and mir-
ror, 4 drawer chest, queen headboard
and night stand, $325; 5 twin beds, box
springs, mattress & frame, $50 each.
Call 9-5 days 227-1988. ltp 3/26
One travel trailer, $2,000. Call 648-
5306. tfc 3/19
Sheet music. Pianio/organ/guitar.
ers/professionals/collectors. By appt.
647-5370. 4tp 3/12
Brand new KOHLER whirlpool tub, with
all accessories, valued $1,800, for sale
$800 or bet offer. Call 647-5722.
216 THIRD ST.
227-PAWN, BUY, SELL OR TRADE
1982 12X56' mobile home, carport
attached Florida room, Beacon Hill. Call
647-8333. 3tc 3/12
Hybrid wolf, nine months old. Call 850-
697-4602, ask for Donna or Jerry. 2tc
Reduce toxicity and restore nutrients
stripped by deworming. Ask BAR-
FIELD'S LAWN & GARDEN, 229-2727
about Happy Jack Vitatabs. For dogs
& cats. (www.happyjackinc.com)
FREE: 3 female English Springer
spaniel mixed puppies. Call 647-3609.
Highland View, nice home on 2 lots. 3
large bedrooms, completely remodeled,
view of bay, no down payment, low
monthly payments. Call Joan at Crystal
Sands Realty, Mexico Beach, 648-4400.
Brick home, 1.3 acres, 2 bedroom, 2
bath, laundry rm., liv. rm, den, garage
& utility bldg. located at 2960 Dalkeith
Rd. Call 639-5765. tfc 3/19
For sale by owner: two story new home,
2048 sq. ft.. 3 bdrm., 2 1.2 bath. mas-
ter bdrm., 22'xl16' ,Ith garden 'ub, '"
sunken den w/fireplace and home the-
atre system with surround sound. Front
and rear porch, 12'x16 util. shed. By
appt. only. 101 Yaupon, 229-641 I1.
YOUR GEORGIA GETAWAY...on Spring
Creek near Lake Seminole sits this 2.
bdrm.,- 1 ba. block cottage with
screened porch. On a half acre lot plus
a separate one room cabin with a bath,
$29,900. Call Linda Atkinson at-
Miller-Griffin Realty Co. in
Bainbridge, GA at 1-888-785-8574 or-
912-246-3303. 2tc 3/26
Lots on Dead Lakes, West Arm Section.
Call 639-5920. tfc 4/2
Nice 2 bedroom mobile home, fenced
corner, lot, low down payment.
Owner/agent, $25,000. 227-1980.
Home for sale by owner: brick home, 1
1/2 lots, nice neighborhood. 4 bed-
rooms, 2.5 baths, family room, sun
room. Formal living & dining room.
Custom kitchen & breakfast nook, hot,
tub. swimming pool, large deck, fenced
in back yard. 2700 sq. ft. heating &
cooling. Location 103 20th St., PSJ
(904) 229-8409. By appointment only. ,
t fc 3/5
TRADES and SERVICE U:& ESK ~
Haul off, clean out garages, attics, yard
sale, storage, etc. 647-9214. 4tc 3/26
LAWN CARE, GENERAL REPAIR &
Experienced pet sitter in the comfort of
your own home. Young men willign to,
work, 647-3651. ltp 3/26
COINS BY THE BAY!
I buy and sell old coins and paper'
money. Billy Stephens, fair prices.
Home 229-8104, Bus. 229-6803.
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Saturday 8:00 p.m. ET
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday. 8:00 p.m.
AL-ANON Thurs.. 8:00 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. meetings at Ist United
Methodist Church. PSJ
Wewa Serenity Group, Presbyterian
Church. Hwy. 71. A] Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday and
Thursday at 7:00 .
Average Stump $10.00
A-1 Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc.
647-3699 arAruAne i
A Catherine I. Comer
211 Allen Memorial Way *
Port St. Joe
AVO II w(80) 2294-646
Residential Custom Wood
ComTe.c.I IUiniu ial
A 8 R Fence
Feiclny and Concrete Wor :
Albert Fleischmonn FREE Estimates
EIN #593115646 (850) 647-4047
;Zed,!e ^, 227-1278 ta
BRADV'S HRNDVMAN SiERVIC
CLEAN-UP & REMOVAL Lawn & Landscape
Service Tree Trimming & Removal !
Repairs & Painting Free Estimates
Owner/Operator, Gene Brady.
648-4380 call anytime 2t3/12
Service When You Need Iti
Odell Mize Sharpening Service
Saws, Mower Blades, Tools,
Knives, Scissors, Drill Bits
1017 Woodward Ave., PSJ
229-9737 I 5,98
Over 0O colors to choose from.,
All Stucco -
Also specializing in:
Simulated Brick -
Call Tim, "The
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HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS
Windows 95 Troubleshooting Consulting Scanning Web Pages
Installations Commercial, Industrial or Individuals (No job too small)
1-850-647-9217 e-mail: FPogorzels@aol.com
16 Apalachee St. Apalachicola
AND BLOCK WORK
GLEN CLAYTON (850) 653-9243
Pierce Heating & Cooling
LICENSED INSURED SALES AND SERVICE.
A/C Heating Ice Machines Comm. Refrigeration New & Existing Homes
Owner: Brent Pierce Phone: 229-2665
State Lic. #RA0066486 229-COOL-
C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-O-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Complete Septic Service!
Installation Pump-Out Repair
BOB'S PAINT C
30 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
Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service
FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth St.
Office (850) 229-9292 R 0. Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919. Port St. Joe, FL 32457
JUST SAY NO TO RUGS
ENJOY THE BEAUTY AND EASY MAINTENANCE OF CERAMIC TILE
DEAL DIRECTLY WITH THE INSTALLER AND GET DISCOUNT PRICES
ON CERAMIC TILE
GULF COAST FLOORING COMPANY
professional tile installations
Phone (850) 648-41 64
1. When life was less complicated?
2. When tax return costs were reasonable?
3. When SERVICE was a priority? '
IT STILL IS!
Call Wanda Davis at 827-2398
Now accepting new bookkeeping accounts and
income taxes. Prompt reasonable
T.V. & V.C.R. SALES
Zenith G.E.'- RCA & Magnavox
Factory Authorized Service
We Service What We Sell
Badcock Home Furnishings Center
310 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
hFr the fandymian and Sportsmian
We strive to meet your needs!
Hardware -* BLP Paints Ammunition
Hunting Supplies Mobile Home & Boat Trailer Parts
Live & Frozen Bait Tackle Gifts and Souvenirs
306 Reid Avenue Roy Todd, Owner
Portf St. Joe, FL 32456 (850) 229-8933
Circle S Refinishing
SRepair Touchup or Complete
This area's most experienced refinishers..
We do it ALL from furniture to floor.
827-6828 ask for Dusty
3 bedroom, 1 bath brick home on shad-
ed comer lot in Highland View. Cen.
h/a, fireplace, new carpet in living area,
utility room, storage and boat shed,
$42,500. 227-1604. tfc 3/5
3 BR home with pool, comes with FREE
BIG SCREEN T.V.I Sellers motivated.
Reduced from $79,900 to $64,950. 229-
2580 evenings. 229-9282 days. tfc 3/5
Cape San Blas townhome for sale by
owner. Security gate, ocean view.
Tennis, pool, fishing lakes. Like new.
many extras. Must see to appreciate.
227-3351. tfc 3/5
Lease Purchase, 3/2, pool, garage, 1/1.
pool house, gulf view. 20o deposit plus
closing costs. Balance -at 10%, 46
month balloon, $140,000. 1-612-416-
3711. tfc 3/5
For Sale by Owner:. 4 bdrm., 2 ba., ne
carpet, ceramic tile, fenced yard,
75x150' lot, ch&a, 60 ft. shallow well.
See by appointment, 1703 Garrison
Ave. 229-8.474 after 4 p.m. tfU'c 3/5
-Three bedroom, 2 bath house, screened
porch, near schools, cen. h&a, $68,000.
Call after 6:00 p.m. 227-2560. tfc 3/5
1/2 acre lots on
paved county road,
septic tanks, wells,
natural gas, ready
to move onto.
financing with 10%
down. Call Billy
1/2 acre lots, 5 miles n. of Overstreet'.
Bridge at Creekview Subd., with septic
tank & well. $2,500 down, $132.16 mo.;
Call George, 229-6031. tfc 3/5;
TAKE OVER PAYMENTS. 96 16x80!
Cavalier Zone 3 mobile home, 3 bd., 2r
ba., deck, garden tub & many extras,'
acreage available. 227-2521 or 229-,
-8002. 1 tfc 3/5;
A nice 3 bdrm., 2 ba. double wide,
.mobile home on 75'x150' lot in quiet
neighborhood on St. Joe Beach, asking
S55.000. Call 647-3292. Uc 3/5E
$100 REWARD for information lead-
ing to the arrest of persons) who
stole my boat battery from Idnain
Pass Boat Basin. Call 229-7172.-Pm
Will swap glass and wood table with 6!
chairs for a large bookcase or entertain-,
ment center. Call 227-2124.
Tant to Buy: Nice 14x52', 54' or 56' 2,
bdrm. mobil home. Must be 1985'
model or newer. Call '648-5905 after 6
p.m. ltc 3/26
Wanted: someone to share my home in
exchange to help with work. Must have
references. If interested call 639-5695
to see apartment. 2tp 3/26
Wanted house m Wewahitchka area.
Call 227-3511 Pat. Ifc 3/19
For All Your Oftfice
Supply Needs .
OFFICE: (850) 648-4400 FAX (850) 648-4400
TOLL FREE 1-888-385-1844
1602 HIGHWAY 98 MEXICO BEACH
ELBERT L. TAYLOR, Broker
Sales Associates: Janice Brownell, Alisa Duren,
Joan Kent & Charlotte Sanford
3151 HIGHWAY 98- Very nice 2/3 bedroom, 1 bath home, locat-
ed near the bay, Port St. Joe, new carpet, an extra room for a
bedroom and bath. Ceiling fans throughout the home. Price
1518 PLEASANT REST RD., OVERSTREET. This charming 2
bedroom, 1 ba. home is on 1/2 acre. Has central heat/air, car-
pet, ceiling fans, deck. $49,500.00.
124 SELMA ST.- 3 bedroom, 2 bath, with garage and pool.
Guest house is 1 bedroom, 1 bath. $143,000.
208 NARVAEZ--Very nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath with double car
garage, approximately 2 years old. $119,500.
315 BONITA-2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home, corner lot,
fenced yard, central heat/air, new carpets, possible owner
8206 PELICAN 4IM,4RACT bath townhome with
shed. VERY 0 "
341 PONDEROSA-- 3 bedroom, 2 bath doublewide on approx.
1 acre with shed and deep well. $39,900.
113 D. 35TH ST., MEXICO BEACH---Windsong #4--watch the
dolphins play from this super nice 3 bedroom, 3 bath town home
with private decks off the living room and master bedroom. This
town home has central heat/air and is enclosed underneath for
storage or play area, paved parking underneath, new roof.
GREAT RENTAL. UNFURNISHED---SALES PRICE---
115 42ND ST., MEXICO BEACH.--Approximately 350' from the
beach. 1/2 duplex has 2 bedrooms .5 central heat/air,
deck off master E @RiALNISHED...(except
stove, refrig., d microwave) GREAT RENTAL. SALES
PRICE REDUCED TO $77,000.00.
WEWAHITCHKA CHIPOLA RIVER--2 bedroom, 2 bath, very
nice brick home w/ Ig. deck w/flowers & trees, a guest house
with 1 bdrm., liv/din./kitchen area and 1 bath. Has a walkway
down to the river and a boat ramp. The kitchen has working
island and many other features to make this home a rare find.
All of the above is on one acre and near schools. $175,000.00.
COMMERCIAL ST. JOE BEACH ACROSS HIGHWAY FROM
BEACH HIGHWAY 98 75' FRONTAGE -sewer available. Sales
GULFAIRE StLIO Or, COIETRA $33,500.
246 POMPANO ST., -3 bedroom, 1 bath home, remodeled, 2
WATERFRONT LOTS CAPE SAN BLAS -$129,500.00 EACH.
Other properties also available !
Stop by our new office for sales,
rentals &property management!
We are now located at our new office at 1602
Highway 98, Mexico Beach.
Storm Damage? Offering water
clean up. Painting interior -
exterior, sheetrock work,; debris,,,
removal, panelling, tree ser-
vices. Call Larry 639-4501
PORT ST. JOE 229-6859
Quality is #1 & 25 yrs. exp.