The star
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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: June 4, 1998
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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12/31/99 ..
1508 HWY 431-5

USPS 518-880

f.--1he Star http://www.honitown.coim/star

PSJ to Host Dixie Boys
Game Times on Page 12A

ROTC Banquet

Two New Commissioners Seated

Committee Will Be Named to Settle Police Grievance

Newly elected Port.St. Joe city


Jerry Barnes

(Group III) and David Horton

Page 9A

Law Enforcement
Reports Bookings on Page 3A

Gulf/Franklin Honors
Plaza Plans on Page I B

Summers Named To
All-State Page 1IA

FB Church Welcomes
New Pastor
Photo and More on Page 4B

AAA Tourney Starts Sat.
Field, Game Times on Page 12A
All Star Games Played
See Photos on Page 1 1A

Jerry Barnes is sworn into office as Commissioner, Group nI, as
his wife, Linda assists him. Dr. Jerome Barnes administers the oath
to his brother.

Commissioner David Horton takes the oath of office from his pas-
tor, Curtis Clark of Long Avenue Baptist Church, as his wife, Carol,
holds the Bible.

Tragedy Narrowly Averted by Eight Swimmers

D .-,Mary Pridgeon
Dr.. -Dt.'ary Pridgeon

Pridgeon Seeks
Re-Election to
GC School Board
In a statement to The Star, Dr.
Mary Pridgeon has announced
that she wants to be re-elected for
a second term to the Gulf County,
School Board District 2 seat in
order to continue jobs begun dur-
ing her first term.
In her statement she offered
the following reasons for seeking
re-election to the seat-
"Higher academic standards
and improved student achieve-
(See PRIDGEON on Page 3)

A major tragedy was narrowly
averted Tuesday when eight
swimmers found themselves
struggling for their lives in the
Gulfs waters off St. Joseph State
Park beach.
The incident started when
two children and one adult were
swimming in the waters near the
park's main walkover.
Deanna Terry, Dennis and
Cassle Peak, all from Kentucky,
got caught up in the undertow off
the water's edge and were unable
to return to shore.
Over the next 30 to 40 mrin-
utes. five people entered'th'ewater
In an attempt to help rescue the
trio. Jone Peak (Kentucky), Don
Syferd (Missouri); Gary Singletary
(Alabama), and Sara and Steven
Morrow (Mississippi) answered
the calls for help.
Five to six foot seas and a
severe- undertow put all eight in
an extremely dangerous position.
Quick action by park person-
nel, the Gulf County Sheriffs
Office and the Gulf County
Ambulance Service resulted in all
eight victims being rescued from
the Gulf.
Deputy Tim Hightower. who is
also an EMT. offered assistance to
the victims along with park per-
sonnel after they were rescued.
According to GCSO Captain Joe

Nugent, three of the victims. Sara
Morrow. Jone and Cassle Peak,
were transported to Gulf Pines
Hospital suffering from exhaus-'
tion, and one victim had swal-
lowed a quantity of water.
Nugent said park personnel
had posted warnings notifying
swimmers about the adverse
water conditions. Park personnel

have closed the park's waters to
Swimming until the water condl-,
St'ons Improve following Tuesday's
'Gulf County Sheriff Frank
McKeithen Issued a warning to
swimmers Tuesday, advising
Stem to be aware of water condi-
tions before they enter the water.
"It's just not worth the risk," he

Swimmers should become
familiar with proper response
actions should they find them-
selves trapped in the water cur-
Sheriff McKeithen noted that
12 people have been assisted in
rough waters off the Cape since
Memorial Day weekend.

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Gulf County Sheriffs deputies and emergency medical personnel are shown loading two of the eight
near drowning victims Tuesday at Cape San Blas.

their duties after swearing in cer-
emonies were held during
Tuesday evening's city commis-
sion meeting.
Both commissioners seized
the opportunity to register their
thanks to the community for
electing them and pledged to work
hard serving the community.
Commissioner Jerry Barnes
was sworn in by his brother. Dr.
Jerome Barnes, and Commis-
sioner David Horton received the
oath of office from Curtis Clark,
pastor of Long Avenue Baptist
To Name Grievance Committee
Board members decided to
proceed with personnel policies
and name a five member griev-
ance committee to help settle a
dispute between Port St. Joe
Police Chief Jay Leffert and police
lieutenant James Hersey.
Hersey filed .the grievance
after receiving a negative annual
personnel evaluation from Chief
Leffert. The evaluation also rec-
ommended a demotion of Hersey
from lieutenant to patrolman.
The board will hold a work-
shop on the naming of the five
member committee this week and
appoint the committee during its
next regular board meeting. The
grievance board will be selected
from a cross section of the city's
work force, excluding any person-
nel from the police department.
They will then evaluate the
basis for the grievance, documen-
tation from the personnel report
and recommendation for demo-
tion before bringing a suggestion
back to the board.
City. commissioners will then
make a final decision on the
Marina Drawing Interest
The Port St. Joe marina con-
struction is just barely underway
yet it's already creating interest
from potential investors.
City attorney Billy Joe Rish
told commissioners he and Bill
Kennedy (Preble-Rish, Inc., Con-
sulting Engineers) have been
approached by several parties
interested in developing portions
of the 28-acre site.
Rish said one individual had
discussed building a motel on a
portion of the property while sev-
eral others have mentioned locat-
ing office space or businesses
there. He also suggested the
board might want to consider
(See NAMING on Page 9)

Ground Officially Broken Beginning Construction of Long-Awaited Project

State and National Dignitaries Were On Hand to Help With Ceremony and Offer Words of Encouragement and Congratulations

Official groundbreaking cere-
monies celebrating the com-
mencement of construction work
on Port St. Joe's 159 slip marina '
were held last Wednesday, May
27, at the First Street site.
A host of dignitaries were on
hand to take part in the festivi-
ties, along with 75 to 100 local
residents excited to see the long
awaited start of the project.
"Thlis is prt of our vision for
the future of the city,". Mayor
Johnrmy Linton said as he thanked
marina committee members and
recognized city commissioners
involved in the marina process.
Congressman Allen Boyd,
Senator Pat Thomas, State
Representative Jamey Westbrook,
and Jim Baxley, representing
Senator Bob Graham, offered
words of encouragement and con-
gratulations to the community for
the project.
A Long Time Coming
Actual construction of the
marina is tl4e result of several
years of effort by local residents
and city commissioners. Not until
the city received $675,000 in
Economic Development Adminis-
tration grant funds did the idea
get the jump start it needed
Next came the problem of
where to locate the proposed facil-
ity and how to fund the remainder
of the project.
Initial plans to locate near the

Port St. Joe pier were axed
because of permitting problems.
Then, as sites on the Intracoastal
Waterway were being evaluated.
an unbelievable deal was struck
between Amerada Hess Company
and city fathers to acquire the 28
acre oil tank site for 810.
Another 8200.000 in state
Department of Commerce grants

was added to the marina's coffers
through a Gulf County Chamber
of Commerce grant application on
behalf of the city.
Then. the final piece of the
puzzle came together when the
Rural Development Agency
approved S2.5 million in low
interest loans to finance the'
remainder of the project.

Speaking at the groundbreak-
ing ceremonies. RDA representa-
tive Ron Whitfleld pointed out the'
marina project will help provide
sustainable growth to the local
community when complete.

Royal American Awarded $2.945
Million Construction Contract
Royal American Construction

Company was awarded the con-
tract to build the marina in mid-
February after submitting a low
bid of $2.945 million to construct
the 159 slip marina.
Their bid was another bit of
good news to city commissioners
arid marina committee members
undercutting the project's esti-
mated cost of $3.5 million by

Breaking ground for the marina, from left: Joey Chapman of Royal American; Jim Baxley, Comm. Damon McNiir, Charles Costift, mirl-
na committee; Ron Whitfield of RDA, Comm. Charles Tharpe; Rep. Allen Boyd; Sen. Pat Thomas; Rep. Jamey Westbrook; Mayor Johnny Linton;
Comm. Charles Norton; City Attorney Billy Joe Riah; City Clerk Pauline Pendarvis, Comm. Bill Wood; Engineer Bill Kennedy and Chamber
President David Warriner.
President David Warriner.

approximately $555,000.
The contract allows nine
months for construction work to
be completed, equating to a
February 1999 estimated date for
One hundred twenty wet slips
and 39 dry slips will be built as
the main portion of the marina. A
ship's store, restroom facilities,
fuel depot, paving, parking, land-
scaping, and other amenities typ-
ically associated ,with a full ser-
vice marina are included as part
of the project.
City commissioners are cur-
rently looking at making improve-
ments to the old oil dock sea wall,
adjacent to the marina site, to
make it more accessible and user
friendly to local residents using
the popular fishing spot.
After construction of the
marina, the board plans to seek
proposals to lease out the mari-
na's operations to an Individual or
business for an amount of money
that will hopefully exceed the debt
service obligated to RDA.
Joe Chapman, president of
Royal American Construction,
said in excess of 110,000 cubic
yards of dirt will be removed from
the marina basin over the next
few weeks.
The basin is being dug to
grade, six feet deep, as the dirt is
being removed. Project Supervisor
Bill Davies said they would soon
begin driving down pilings within
the basin.


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The Star


Let's Use It

WE WANT TO PROPOSE an idea to you and see how you
react. It's so obvious, we are surprised that someone hasn't
thought of it already. We're not telling you the idea as a means
of starting a crusade toward its accomplishment, but merely as
a suggestion to mull over for a little while then we will start
the crusade.
We have a fine, sturdy building sitting majestically on a
choice piece of real estate in our city, just going to waste. The
city spends money periodically on it to keep it up and in reason-
ably good repair. It isn't like it is close to being condemned, or
anything like that.
Still, the building in question just sits there, going to waste
when we could and should be putting it to good use.
WE'REI cirri1F ING TO THE Centennial Building! It was
built in 1936-37 to mark the city's centennial anniversary for be-
ing host to Florida's drafting of its first constitution, an action
which is aptly documented in the museum building across the
street from the Centennial Building. The Museum building came
along a few years later, largely through the efforts of the St. Jo-
seph Historical Society. But, the Centennial Building does the
actual commemorating-In about the same place as the original
constitution hall, we might add.
It was built beside the original "Old Shell Road" which for-
merly handled vehicular traffic between here and Apalachicola,
the forerunner of Highway 98. The former road ran between the
Centennial Building and the Monument, which stands facing the
building. .
That's enough of history. We merely mention it to justify con-
tinued maintenance of the Centennial Building.
WE BELIEVE THE COMMUNITY could be well served by the
building, if some organization could be formed with the purpose
of renovating the old building into one of usefulness, It could be
done without destroying the majestic appearance of the building.
All it needs is modernizing inside. Lower the vaulted ceiling
and renovate the inside to accommodate air conditioning. Install
a modem kitchen, renovate the rest rooms, put in some win-
dows more amenable to temperature control, replace the doors.
Then, the building would attract more frequent use by more
Nobody will use it now, because an audience can't hear and
understand what is being said inside for the continual echo. In
the winter, one can't heat it comfortably and in the summer, one
can't be cool and comfortable inside.
AS THE BUILDING NOW stands, it is just going to waste. We
manage to get grants for almost anything else we think we want
done, why not a grant of some kind to renovate the Centennial
Building into a useful and utilized piece of real estate?
The building could definitely be an asset to the city as a com-
munity building, if nothing else. Every community our size has
its community building except us!
A renovated Centennial Building would be a stately commu-
nity building. There is no building in Port St. Joe which can be
utilized for this purpose.
Rep. Jamey Westbrodk has told us he would help by assist-
ing us in-securing a grant for this purpose. Let's take hifn up on
his offer. '' -
It wouldn't take a huge grant, such as we normally associate
with the word "grant". A small one, secured by a little effort,
would do it.

WE DID EV krY IHING BUT "kill the fatted calf' .it celebra-
tion of the ground breaking ceremony for the new marina here in
Port St. Joe last Wednesday afternoon. The grand episode came
too late for us to include it in last week's paper, but as hard as
we had to work just to make the marina a reality rather than
just a dream, we'll take it!
About every politician between here and Washington, D.C.
was here for the digging. If he represented us in any manner, he
was here, and doing his part in turning soil to get that little pro-
ject well under way. .
Along with the free'labor, of digging the marina hole in the
'ground a couple of shovels-full of dirt deeper, wereceived rheto-
ric a-plenty about the good things the community can expect ,to
see, along with the development of the marina. and we have
to believe them!! '..
Just you watch out! We're going to see plenty of good things
come from this.

Hunker Down With Kes

by Kesley Colbert

Perfect "10" Slips A Notch

I worked about my youngest
son going off to college. I've read
stories about those young, aggres-
sive co-eds of the nineties that'll
jump on a man like a dog on a
bone. Reports abound of youthful
beauties enrolling in Institutions of
higher learning simply to enhance
their opportunities of making the
'Course, if I had a daughter I'd
wony about those grizzled. veter-
an, hormoned-up, collegiate fresh-
men guys out on the prowl. '--
They all come together in
something called Western
Ci-ilization 101 .......
It scares the heck out of me!
Jess is the rare exception to' the
grizzled veterans-he's so young
'and innocent and naive ... that's
why you can understand (even
over my wife"s strong objection)
why I had to step in and find "the
just right girl for him".
It's a chore made even tougher

because the baseball scholarship
took Jesse off to a foreign land!
There's no telling the number of
strange chicks hiding behind the
college mascot just waiting to
pounce ......
Fortunately. I had an insider
"planted" at the university under
the guise of a mild mannered biol-
ogy major. She was my only hope.
"Lindsey. we've got to find a girl for
Yes sir. .
What a respectful, young ladyl!
And one of my best friends in the
whole world. I knew I could count
on her! LLndsey and I go way back.
We used to hang around the
NASCAR tracks and talk Dale
Earnhardt-Terry Labonte-Sterling
Marlin pit strategy. Surely, in a
university of three thousand, we
could find one acceptable choice. ,
Now. I know what you're
thinking. If Lindsey Is so special.
why not put them together.
The thought had crossed my
mind. But Lenny was kinda spo-
ken for and I've always won-
dered a little about those biology
majors ....
She started secretly interview-
ing candidates over lunch. I spent
a week on campus. [went to chem-

istry class, girls' basketball prac-
tice. a swimming meet, the fall arts
festival, two band rehearsals and
the students' Theater-in-the
Round production of A Mid-
Sunmmner Night's Dream.
We aimed to leave no stone
Lenny gained twelve pounds
"interviewing". We must a' looked
at every girl in the blooming school
six times. The dogs and the space
cadets we eliminated fairly easily.
The others took longer. Looks were
only a minor part of this search-
we had to consider the total pack-
age. .
Jess. of course, didn't know
(and never will) the work we put in
on his behalf. Part of this whole
deal is making him think he found
this "one" all by himself. I'm leav'-
ing that part up to Lenny.
We met in the gazebo just
down from Massey Hall, 'What do
you think?"
"Yep. me too. Best choice with-
out a doubt!"
"She's beautiful, wholesome,
got that great smile, happy eyes,
always up-beat, such a friendly
person, no pretension. what-ybu-
see-is-what-you-get, she's definite-

ly not going to change with the
weather or take off with the next,
cool, good-looking guy that comes
along. And she's got a great, solid,
even maybe a tad conservative.
head on her shoulders. She's not
going to embarrass Jesse or her-
"I reckon we've done good.
She's near 'bout perfect! Did you
mention those gorgeous,' always
smiling eyes .
SI came home feeling pretty,
good., I couldn't help but gloat a lit-i
tie infrontof.Cathy, ;seeing aslhow;
she cast such cold aspersions orn
this whole Idea. "You don't worry
about ole Jess, Holly is perfect for;
him. My goodness, what an angel-.
ic girl!"
Cathy pointed rout that Holly
just might not share our love and-
enthusiasm for Jess. Aspersionsl
Aspersions! Aspersionsl '
I left the "gettinm'em together"
part to Lenny. She'll think of some-'
As divine intervention would
have it, Holly and Jess had a class
together. 'Course, Jess hadn't
noticed her. It had only been a
semester anda half-it takes him

N NN __\ \ _' _. ,

From left: Mayor Johnny Linton, Charles Costin, Marina Committee member; David Warriner, Chamber of Commerce President; William
J. Rish; U. S. Representative Allen Boyd; Representative Jamey Westbrook, Ron Whitfleld, Rural Development Agency; Jim Baxley, Senator
Bob Graham's representative; and Joey Chapman, president of Royal American Construction. Not shown is State Senator Pat Thomas. ,

Wome Have a Soft Spot in Their Heads for Daylilies

weeks ago, Frenchie came as
near to being in heaven ,as she
will ever get it in this life. I just
went along for the ride. I thought,
for a minute, that she was going
to do like Smudgle does, when
she comes upon a substance out
in the yard which particularly at-
tracts her attention, she will roll
* over on her' back and 'twist and
tumble all over whatever it Is
which has attracted her olfactory
I thought for a while Frenchie
was going to' get down' on ,the
ground and roll around in, Jean
Stebel's daylily bedsl
Jean held annual open house
for her daylilles on this particular
Sunday afternoon and Frenchle
just had to attend and drool.
She loves dayliliest
Jean satisfied 'her preoccupa-
tion with daylilies for a full hour
of showing, touching, conversing,
naming and comparing shades' of
color. She gave Frenchie the
"$2.00 tour" of her daylily beds.:

I sat in the par, which I had
p' parked' under the shade of an oak
tree in the front yard, reading the

WHAT IS THERE about la-
dies and daylilies? They seem to
have an affinity for one another.
The blossoms don't last for very
long. They don't smell. You can't
make lasting bouquets out ,of
them. Snakes hide in their green-
You get my drift, don't you?
There's no selling point one
can mention about daylilies, ex-
cept that when they bloom they
look pretty. Still, ladies love them

Especially Frenchlel
We could have our entire
yard coveredwith daylilies and if
someone tried to offer a -different
shade of color for sale, she would
crawl to the nursery 'or yard
where they were located and
more than likely purchase the
new strain. .
To paraphrase that old cliche,
"Build it and they will ,come". to
"Offer a different color for sale
and -Frenchie will come" and you
not only' have a cliche, you have a
truthful cliche.

I HAVE BEEN relegated to
planting my tomato crop in pots,

simply because she takes the en-
tire plant-able space'in the 'yard
with daylilies. Not much attention
is given to roses or petunias, or
g,'geraniums, or to other strains of
, flowers-Just daylilies.:
I, had to prepare and plant
.my tomato pots all in the same
day this year, for fear. she would
fill them up with daylilies if I
postponed the. planting even a
She all but has them named!
I located my tomato pots in a vi-
cinity which is mostly given over
to daylilies, only to have her come
running out of the house, waving
her arms and shouting, 'You
haven't put those' pots on any of
my daylilies, have you?"
'"No.," I said, patiently, "I
haven't out my 'tomato pots on
any of your daylilies;"
She had to come inspect the
.area in person, just to. make sure.
I did gleefully point out the
weeds which had all but taken

over her daylily bed, however.

BACK TO JEAN'S daylilyy
heaven". She had daylilies plant-
ed on top of daylilies. They ran all
around her multi-acre yard,
around every tree and filled every
space in between the expanses of
Bobby has him a place to fish
at the rear of his property, adja-
cent to a little creek' which emp-
ties into the Intracoastal Water-
way; you" know, sort of a "man's

haven" where he can go to get
away for a few moments and wet
a hook while he is meditating.
SJean even has daylilies plant-
ed around his personal retreat! I
know the feeling, Bobby. You
can't get away from the danged
things, even if you try!
I wonder if the same genes
kick in on ladies for their daylilies
which kick in on men with .their
desire for a pick-up truck? Both
serve a similar purpose.

Bobby doesn't have any place
to plant tomatoes, either.'

I DIDN'T SEE a sign of Bobby
that Sunday afternoon.' Itf could
be that he was cornered up in a
s small' room relegated to "his
room", while Jeaft had the run of
the remainder ofithe 'estate'..
I did notice''that he had to
park his pick-up truck off the lee
side of the barn In the edge of the
woods. The poor fellow must have
even so important a vehicle as his
pick-up crowded out of its park-
ing place by dayliliesl
His pick-up truck should get
the most choice position of the
yard to use as a parking space.
That particular vehicle is a man's
pride and joy and deserves a
place of distinction and not be
relegated to the edge of the
Bobby, and his pick-up truck
deserve the same? recognition as
Jean's daylily farm, don't you

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Published Every Thursday at 304-308 Williams Avenue
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

Send Address 'Change to:
Post Office Box 308
Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308
Phone (850) 227-1278


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'amount received for such advertisement.
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word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely
asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The
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Wewa Turns Down Roof Bids

Low Bid of $27,500 Still Too High For Them

Wewahitchka city commis-
sioners handled a relatively light
agenda, during the board's May
26th meeting last Tuesday
Three bids were received for
re-roofing City Hall, updating it to
a metal pitched roof from the
existing flat roof line.
Burnett Const ruction Com-
pany submitted ihe low bid at
$27,500, but city commissioners

decided the cost was more than
they expected.
The board decided to negoti-
ate with the low bidder to deter-
mine the cost to go back with a
flat roof.
City Manager Don Minchew
estimated it will cost between $8
to $9 thousand to re-roof the
building staying with its current
Commissioners also spent

several minutes discussing the
recent Bill's Dollar Store fire in
Wewahitchka. They expressed
thanks to the volunteer firemen
and emergency personnel who
responded with professionalism
to extinguish the blaze and con-
tain the fire to the one building.
The Wewahitchka Volunteer
Fire Department was assisted by
Dalkeith and White City Volunteer
Fire Departments.

Pridgeon L

Cont'd. from Pay
ment have been my prin
goals. During my term, stui
achievement has improved
shown by higher test scores a
levels. This year's FCAT sc
(the first administration of tl
state. tests) showed Gulf Cou
above the state average in foi
the six tests arid placed us t
among counties in
"In addition, we have in
mented several innovative
l grams and initiated a music
gram in Wewa Elementary Setd
We have made improvement
school facilities with m
improvements to take place
summer. Technology has ,1'
expanded and signify
advances will be made this
with funds from a technc
"The following are things
I want to see accomplished in
next four years; (1) Improved
dent achievement with aftersc
programs for students who i
additional hel) in academic
jects; (2) technology expand
include retrofitting all sclh
and more computers In the cl
rooms; (3) more security
schools to make them safer
expansion of the curriculum
include vocational progr<
technology labs and music;
more accountability in expe
ture of funds: and, (6) a cl
relationship among school, f
lies and the community.
I think it is very import
that parents and the conmmi
have input in school program
have stressed and encourn
this throughout my term. I h
attep c eSchool Advisory Coi
rmeeq fand encouraged par
S to ate school board meet
and voice their concerns. I I
always been available and resin
sive to the people of this cou
and will continue to do so."
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a while to look around. I said r
Ing to Jess although it took al
will power I could muster. L
was taking her own .sweet
about arranging "things".
She called. Finally! -
about to get the show on the-,
Colbert, Holly got a. tattoo
spring break. It's just a-"
"Whatl Tell me you're jokie
I thought immediately
Millicent Blackburn. She got
tattoo back in the eighth grad
was high up on her right st
der-it showed a girl on a
Harley riding up this golden s
case with a Bowie I
between her teeth.. Millicen
around with -that tough-;R
Trull gang. She used to beat -r
after lunch on slow days.
A tattoo
"Mr. Colbert, it's just a sir

I wasn't listening. All that,
work down the drain .. C
was already p eparing her 'I-t
ness-you-nincompoop' look .

J I bet she's stuck that gig
skull 'and cross" bones right
dab in the middle of her ehes
or even worse, it's Blackbe
pirate ship flying a Jolly Roge:
sinking across her backside.

S"Mr. Colbe--" -
Lindseyl I forgot she' wa
the phone. "This is all your 1
Boy, you sure can pick 'emnl I
n't sold on polly from the
start. I think it was those t
eyes How did I ever let you tah
into such a lame brained sche
don't want those two speakli
each other,, ever, you underst
S Gosh, you talk about shi;
my faith in mankind
I'm a complete idiot! I
again! Ole Jess can figure ot
own-'course, figuring on J(
figuring got this whole thing'
"Lenny, who was second
, our list. . "
We've Worked Out The IK

This van was completely destroyed by fire early Tuesday afternoon. Van owner, David Coley, of St.
Joe Beach was travelling south on Highway 71 in Port St. Joe when his van caught ablaze.
Robert Gay and Dale Shiver came to Coley's aid and attempted to extinguish the fire while waiting
for Port St. Joe Fire Department to arrive at the scene. The fire fighters quickly extinguished the blaze
shortly after their arrival.

in school administration, retired
from the Department of
Education after ten years as bud-
get director for public schools,
taught math at Gulf Coast
Community College and Wewa
High and is a certified board
member with over 250 hours in
school boardsmanship.
"- am a strong advocate for
the state-mandated higher stan-
dards: I feel that we iUll always
have to continually raise stan-
dards in order for our students to
be able to be successful in the job
market and/or higher education,
-,, both ofhwiaioh are becoming more
,. competipve all the time. I think it
.... ism'portarit .that we have quali-
fled leaders in order to make crit-
ical decisions regarding future
education for our students." con-
cluded Pridgeon.

( hef fs Beat
Domestic Dispute
O n Sun oay morning, Nay
S31st, Gulf County Sheriffs
-. DeputN, Paul Beasley responded to
a domestic dispute in Highland
View. During a call to the GCSO.
the victim stated her husband
was Intoxicated and had threat-
ened to kill her and burn down
the home.
While enroute to the home.
Deputy Beasley observed Rocky
I(Iin i e r 1Geiger, 40, of Port St. Joe. walking
down the road. After investigating
the call, Geiger was arrested and
SL* taken to the Gulf County Jail
where he was charged with
Opening domestic assault.
Prowling the Cape
The renovated 'Burger King' h During the early morning
restaurant is nearing comple- hours last Friday, Deputy
tion, and as a result, is near its Malcolm Garrett observed a white
re-opening date. The restaurant male prowling around Barrier
has received a complete new Dunes (a subdiision on Cape
face lifting which changed&its .. ,.a 3s). When he attempted
appearance, slop and ta%1 w6vh person, he ran
A new playground.has been ,'wa,
included in front, as well as a A short time later, with
complete re-paving of the park- Deputy Chris Dixon's help. the
ing lot which surrounds the edi- suspect, James M. Richie. 18. of

Friendship Our Readers

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Dear Wesley,
It was ,a genuine pleasure to
read about Old St. Joseph as at-
tested by my friend, the late Hen-
ry Drake in the February 12 Issue
of The Star. It brought back many
In the paragraph about Mr.
Terrell ("Hig") Stone selling his in-
terest in the lands to some "St.
Louis businessmen," I thought it
would be fun to enhance this par-
ticular statement since I have
that Information as to who .they
The railroad and land was
owned by the St. Louis Union and
Trust Company of St. Louis. Mis-
souri. A man by the name of
Colonel Perkins headed up the
company -at the time. His vice
president was Robert Tompkins
and his friend Dick Lockwood
was my father's (Byron W. Eells,
Sr.) close friend.
Dad was in New Iberia, Loui-
siana at the time and through the
intervention of Lockwood, Colonel

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r flag

Perkins' requested he relocate in
Port St. Joe in 1914. At first Dad
was the auditor for the company-:
but, later, he became the general
manager of the Apalachicola &
Northern Railroad, and then its
%ice president.
When the depression of the
30s hit the South, the A&NRR be-
came bankrupt. My dad was
made the receiver of the A&NRR
by Federal Judge Overby, in Tal-
lahassee. Judge Overbv advised
Dad to locate a buyer for the rail-
road. Dad, realizing the., plight of
many of the citizens of this city,
made every effort to entice indus-
try to come here. ) '
He knew all about the Kraft
process of producing paper from
wood, and he reasoned that St.
Joe would be the perfect location
for such a manufacturing plant;
it being a place which had so
many pines available in the vicin-
ity. With this idea, my dad
worked diligently td get someone
to consider it, as he knew hbw

desperate the people of our city
were, plus he was acutely aware
of how they were suffering.
Finally, after making many
attempts to sell the land, he
chanced a meeting with Alfred I.
duPont who quickly grasped the
idea of paper manufacturing here
after being shown Port St. Joe.
Mr. duPont also became enam-
ored with the charm and history
of old St. Joseph.
After purchasing the proper-
ty, Mr. duPont discussed with my
dad his plans for making Port St.
Joe the "Model City of the South."
I remember seeing the plans and
hearing about this as a little boy
when Mr. duPont graced our
- home one time. Then, after. Mr.
duPont died, his brother-in-law.,
Mr. Ed Ball took over, and the
rest is pleasant, remembered his-
Just thought I'd fill in some
'of the forgotten spots for some of
your readers.
Ed Eells

Shocked That County Commission Would Limit Input
Dear Editor: ties are eliminated in the name of our commissioners to know how
I was shocked to see the lat- business efficiency, the "county to deal with all kinds of people in
est assault by a county, commis- administrators" are not doing an effective, pro-active way. If the
sooner on a Gulf County citizen's their job. meetings lately have been de-
lst Amendment rights. There are many ways that a played, then it's at least a two way
professional and conscientious street. If an innocent person goes
What Commissioners Knox, public servant can limit public on and on to defend themselves,
Traylor, and Yeager do not seem "attacks" without limiting the lib- they simply make themselves
to understand is that county erty of constituents. The first is to look more, guilty. Mr. Taunton's
commission meetings are a public choose not to become defensive charges could have been dealt
forum. In this forum, the voters when charges are made. with in a calm, rational manner-
who elected them (and who could The Bible, in Proverbs 10:19 that they haven't been is perhaps
easily discharge them) have a ,a &"When W ords'are manv. n a root of the real problem.

right to speak their minds. To
place a time limit on this, even
with arbitrary extensions, is to
set a dangerous precedent.
While I have lot of respect for
Commissioner Yeager, I believe he
might wish to re-think what he
might have intended as a well-
intentioned move. The "business"
of the county is to hear the vot-
ers. The "business" of the elected
official (i.e. commissioner) is to
hear feedback, good or otherwise,
from county citizens. If civil liber-

is not absent, but he who holds
his tongue is wise."' It says in the
same book, in Chap. 15:1, that "a
gentle answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger."
While I have no way to vouch for
Mr. Traylor's religious convic-
tions, I am. certain he could have
handled the matter better.
No one enjoys being publicly
accused of wrong-doing-but if
you have .a clear conscience, you
can stare down even the most
strident opponent. We depend on

Lastly-I wish, to call upon
Gulf County voters to let the
County "Administrators" know
how you feel. Defend your right of
free speech while you still have it.
Let the commission know that its
meetings are not only the proper'
forum for citizens to speak-but
the most sacred of forums and
must not be limited in any way!
A proud American,
Laura Rogers
Port St. Joe

Port St.

Joe. was located and
for loitering and prowl-

$1,000 Reward Offered in
Cape Arson Case
The Gulf County Sheriffs
Office and .the State Fire
Marshall's Office are asking lor
help in solving a case involving
the March 30th early morning
arson of the "dome house", which
was located near the Stump Hole
at the Cape.,,
Anyone with Information on
this fire is asked to call the GCSO
at 227-1115 or the Fire Marshall's
office at 1-800-638-3473. A
reward of up to 81,000 is being
offered for information leading to
an arrest in the case.

Stalking Local Family,
Monday, June 1, Daniel
William Lopez, 49, of St. Joe
Beach, was arrested by Sgt. Greg
Cole on a charge of aggravated
stalking'. '- '*. .... *
Lopez, over the last year, has
allegedly been following and
harassing a Port St. Joe family.
Sgt. Cole was able to arrest him
after talking to the family and wit-
nesses about his actions. '
Close Call In The Water
: Also on Monday. deputies
responded to a "swimmer in dis-
tress" call received from St.
Joseph State Park. Upon their
arrival, they learned that the
swimmer' had already been pulled
from the water by Caffray Keller.
Thanks to Keller's quick actions,
Mr. Grove's life was saved.

Other Recent Bookings ..
Tuesday. May' 26-Brian
-Andrew Tebon, 29,: of San
Antonio, Texas, violation of pro-'
bation. .
Wednesday. May 27--Flora
M.' Wilsoni, 37, of Jacksonville,
failure to appear, petit theft;
Andre R. Corker, 26, of Port St.
Joe, on Bay County warrants;-
Charlie V. Kllbourn, 37, of Port St.
Joe, failure to appear, retail theft.
, Friday. May 29-Henry E. .
Byrd, 19, of Port St. Joe, uttering'
forged instrument; Veronica
Pickeron, 28, of Wewahitchka,
failure to appear, Bay County;
Stevie L. Johnson, 38, of

Wewahitchka. failure to appear.
Saturday. May 30--Shawn B.
Wood, 24, of Wewahitchka. failure
to appear.

PSJPD Report
Public Vulgarity Not
On May 22, at about 12:34
a.m.. Port St. Joe Police
Department Officer Russell Burch
responded to a call in front of 312
Avenue E in Port St. Joe. As a
result of the call, Nathaniel
Bolden was charged with disor-
derly conduct. Bolden was using
vulgar language in a loud tone
toward the victim.
Picked Up For VOP
3' On Tuesday, May 26th, near
3 p.m., Officer Chris Teeter
arrested Brian Andrew Tebon on
-an, active warrant for violation of
probation. The arrest was made at
the State Probation Office in Port
J'st. Joe: -- rml'y
FTA Arrest
On May the 27th, just after
the noon hour, Charles Vincent
Kilbourn, age 37, of Port St. Joe,
was arrested on an active warrant
for failure to appear by Officer
Chris Tramel.
Vehicle Tag Misplaced
At approximately 9:27 last
Saturday morning, Della Reese
Allen. age 19, of Port St. Joe, was
stopped by Officer Chris Tramel
Sfor speeding (45 m.p.h. in a 25
m.p.h. speed zone). Upon further
investigation, Tramel learned that
the tag, on the vehicle-was not
assigned to it. He, then arrested
Allen for attaching a tag not
Obstruction Leads' to Arrest
A. short time later Saturday
morning,. Officer .David Cross-
made a traffic stop In .reference to
obstructing the roadway. The dri-
ver of the vehicle attempted to
deter Officer Cross in performing
his duty by giving a false name.
-Upon further investigation,
Officer Cross learned that the dri-
ver was in fact Beverly J. Fennell,
age 33, of Port St. Joe. It was also
lear;ied that her driver license
had been suspended. Cross
placed Fennell under arrest for
driving while license suspended
or revoked.


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Petty-Allen's Entry Is

Chosen in Poetry Contest

Colton Thursbay
Colton Is Five!
Colton Thursbay celebrated
his fifth birthday on Thursday,
May 28, with a dump truck/
tractor party. Helping him cele-
brate that wonderful day were his
sisters, Caitlyn and Celeste, and
many friends and family mem-
bers.; :
Colton is the son of William
and Teresa Thursbay of Port SL
Joe. He is the grandson of Ralph
and Cathey Hobbs of Mexico
Beach; Ernest and Donna Thurs -
bay of Port St. Joe; and the late
Toni Mann of Eastpoint
He is the great-grandson of
Mary Mann of Port St. Joe; Mr.
and Mrs. Charlie Parker of Mexi-.
co Beach; Ernestine Thursbay of
Panaia ,City; Frank Williams of
Columbia, South Carolina; and
Helan Williams of, Irmo, South

Emaly Anne Hanson
It's A Girl!
Johnny and Elizabeth Han-
son are happy to announce the
birth of their new baby girl, Ema-
ly Anne Hanson. Emaly was born
on May 7 at Gulf Coast Hospital.
She weighed eight pounds and
ten ounces and was 21.25 inches
Her proud grandparents are
Jim and Marylou Kniffiri of Mexi-
co Beach and John and Joanle
Hanson of St. Joe Beach.

Christian Faith Owens
Look Who's One
Christian Faith Owens
turned one year old on May 13.
Her first birthday was celebrated
at Lake Alice Park on May 1,6
with her friends, family and BoBo
the Clown.
She is the daughter of Larry
and Melissa Owens. Her grand-
parents are Charles and Carol
Stringfellow and Larry and Pam
Owens of Wewahitchka.

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Bottlebrush, tea olive, antique roses,
Japanese magnolia, redbud, dogwoods,
crepe myrtle, all colors, hydrangea oak leaf
& regular French, satsuma, orange, kumquat
& other citrus takes low 20's, hibiscus, plums,
mandivilla, bouganvilla, Ig. variety of land-
scape plants including salt tolerant trees &
shrubs. Delivery available

Carolyn Petty-Allen. a former
Port St. Joe resident, was recent-
ly selected by Sparrowgrass
Poetry Forum In their current
"Distinguished Poet Awards" poet-
ry contest. Ms. Allen entered her
poem "One Touch".
Ms. Allen is a Port St. Joe
High School graduate. She
received A.S. and A.A degrees
from Gulf Coast Community
College: also, a B.S. degree in
Social Science from Florida State
University In 1993. She now
resides In Westville with her fami-
Ms. Allen's poem was
approved for publication In the
Winter 1999 edition of "Treasured
Poems Of America", a national
hardcover anthology to be pub-
lished by Sparrowgrass Poetry in
December. She is now entered in
the national contest for cash
Ms. Allen is currently also
writing a book entitled "The Gulf
County Controversy", about the
former Gulf County Sheriff Al
Harrison case.

Local Graduates
With Honors
Catherine Ann Carlston, a
resident of Port St. Joe, received a
degree of distinction from the
Florida State University Panama
City Campus the spring semester
1998, graduating cum laude.


Seniors Selling
Taco Salads
The Wewahitchka Senior Citi-
zens will be selling delicious taco
salads on June 5 from 11:00 a.m.
until 1:00 p.m. This dinner will
consist of a large taco salad with
chips and iced tea. The cost will
be $3.50 each.
The senior citizens will be de-
livering to local businesses. All
proceeds will be, used to help pay
for the meal and transportation
programs. Please call 639-9910
to place an order or stop by the
senior citizens center and pick
one up.

Shown from left: Sandra Jackson, sister of the honoree, Candace
Jackson, sister-in-law of the honoree, Linda Jackson, the honoree
and her mother, Elaine Jackson.

Bride Elect Feted with Shower

Linda Ann Jackson, the
bride-elect of Marc Kemper Willis.
was feted with a' bridal shower on
April '16 in the Farmily Life Center
of Long Avenue Baptist Church.
w" Guests attending the shower
were greeted at a small table by
Alice Ward, who assisted in the
signing of the guest book. The ta-
ble was lovingly decorated with a
pink rosebud in a crystal vase
and a framed photo of the couple.
A variety of foods were offered
to the guests, and punch was
served from a crystal bowl.

Guests mingled and greeted Ms.
Jackson, the bride-elect, her sis-
ter; Sandra Jackson, and Elaine
Jackson, the mother of the bride.
_ Hostesses for the shower
were Janice Cox. Dawne Ford,
Jean Forner, Mary Harrison.
Carol Horton, Sonya Linton, Tullie :
McKlernan, Mary Parker, Fren-
chle Ramsey, Shirley Ramsey,
Alice Ward, Barbara Whitfleld,
and Sherry Wood.
Linda and Marc will be mar-
ried on June 13 at Long Avenue
Baptist Church In Port St. Joe.

Tips On Canring for Flowers and

Fruited Plants During Hot Summers

In June, we might consider
planting hollyhocks, torenia, celo-
sla, coleus, crossandra, exacum.
impatiens, kalanchoe, nicotinia,
portulaca, periwinkle, salvia and
zinnias because they all tolerate
heat well. By July, however, we'
would drop torenla, hollyhocks.
and zinnias from that list and be-
gin removing those spring flower-
ing plants that are "melting away"
from the heat Cutting back mari-
golds and begonias, as their flow-
ers are spent, helps keep them
going a little longer.
Rather that letting a timer do
the "thinking" in flower beds,
when it comes to watering, con-
sider simply hooking a hose to a
faucet and watering when the
plants really need it. Learning to
tell when it's time is something
one can teach oneself just by ob-
Feeling the soil also helps de-
termine when water is needed. At
that time, apply enough water to
deliver 1/2 Inch at a cycle. Devic-
es that can be placed In-line with
the hose are now on the market,
making this an easier task.
We all know that when it get
hot, it's important to supply our
pets with water. 'How about some
of our garden friends? What
about watering our other friends
as well? Setting out a saucer with
water and a sponge floating in the
center will provide water to both
butterflies and honeybees. Be
sure to clean it weekly, however,
to keep it free of debris and also
mosquito larvae. ..
Often we get calls about
whether t's possible to grow pine-
apples here. Our answer to that
query is that only in the warmest
protected areas of the yard (but
in sunny ones) would it be possi-
ble to grow a pineapple In the
Growing them In pots, howev-
er, Is quite practical. The com-
mon way to start one is to buy a
whole pineapple from the produce
market. Cut the top off. saving
one inch of the top most portion
of the fruit. Let this dry for a day.
and then plant this In a good pot-

Florida Garden

Extension Notes

Roy Lee Carter
Gulf County Extension Service
L, ... .. ,- .. -

ting media. Just up to the base of
the leaf rosette. Fertilize it every
1 two to three months, place the
container In a sunny area, and
you should begin to see a pineap-
ple start to form a spike coming
out of. its top in two or three
Another tropical fruiting
plant we see gardeners growing
here is the banana. For it to pro-
duce regularly it needs to be
planted In the warmest spot in
the yard as well. Planting it dow ..
near the water edge often pro-
vides enough protection to give it
a good chance.
Bananas actually are a "com-
munity of plants," all sharing the
same root system. When one
stalk gets enough strength in it to
produce, it will form a series of
flowers that hang down within a
football-shaped structure. As
each "scale-like" covering drops
from this structure, a row of flow-
ers emerge which will go on to
form fruit if there is enough ener-
gy stored in the trunk.
The weaker the trunk. the
fewer hands that will form. Where
a plant might form 12 to 20
hands in South Florida, here It,
will likely only yield two to five,
with each hand consisting of four
or five bananas.
There's not much we can do
to increase that number because
of our cold winters, which so of-
ten set the stalk back, delaying
fruit initiation. Bananas are like
figs. in that they like highly or-
ganic soils, so mulching them

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with compost or rotted leaves is
critical to their successful cul-
ture. Since an individual stalk
only produces bananas on it one
time, once it has produced and
the bananas have been harvest-
ed, cut the stalk off even with the
ground to give more energy to a
new stalk.

PSJ Class of
1968 Reunion
All members of the Port St.
Joe graduating class of 1968 are
invited to join their classmates for
a reunion on Sunday. July 5,
from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. ET,. at
9701 Highway 98, SL Joe Beach.
Everyone is asked to bring
their own refreshments and
beach supplies, as well as any
high school memorabilia. For
more Information, please contact
Jae Pate at 647-8967 or Barbara
Terry at 227-3759.

Note of Thanks
Thanks to everyone for all of
your prayers and for all the other
acts of kindness shown to me
during my surgery and now while
I'm recovering at home. May God
bless each of you.
-Malzie Baldwin

of '58 Reunion
The members of the Port St.
Joe High School class of 1958 are
planning a class reunion for this
year. All class members are 'invit-
ed and encouraged to attend an
organizational meeting which will
be held on Thursday evening,
June 4, at the St. Joe Furniture
Company, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Please plan to attend. They
need your help. All out of-town
class mates are asked to send
them their present addresses and
phone numbers by calling (850)
227-1251 or by writing P.O Box
849, Port St. Joe, FL 32457.

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Faith Christian School

Honor Roll Announced

Faith Christian has recently
released a list of those students
who made the honor roll for the
fourth quarter, for the last semes-
ter, and for the entire year.
The following students made
'All A's" during the fourth quar-
First Grade: Heather Brink-
meier, Angela Canington, Mar-
yanne Earley, Jenna Maddox,
and Brandi Price.
Second Grade: Trevor Burch
and Ashton Norris.
Third Grade: Ronnie Brown,
Brittany Davis, Warren Floyd,
Jennifer uason, Jason Price,
and Ryan Taylor.
Fourth Grade: Lindsey Dimi-
trijevich, Kelly Geoghagan, Za-
chary Norris, and Michelle Perrin.
Fifth Grade: Mark Vinson.
Sixth Grade: Rachel Bixler.
Ninth Grade: Renee Vinson.
The following students
earned "All A's & B's" during the
fourth quarter.
First Grade: Rebekah Beard-
en, Clifton LeGrone, Nikki Kelley,

The late James Hunter

Extend Thanks
The family of James Hunter
Windham would like to extend
our warmest thanks to everyone
in the community. and to every-
one on James' baseball team for
all your support in prayers and
blessings in this time ol sorrow.
We love and will miss him
James and Charlotte
Windham & Family
Grandma, Betty Lovett
Aunt, Betty Folsom

and Karla Wiley.
Second Grade: Olivia Lamber-
son, Laura Phillips, Trevor Seay,
and Zachary Taylor.
Third Grade: Kristin Teat.
Fourth Grade: Michael Grif-
fin, Cherish Jacobs, Brandon
McKinney, and Tiffany Ramirez.
Fifth Grade: Jamie Davis,
Heather Henderson, Jeffrey Pitts,
and Laura Seay.
Sixth Grade: Ashley Smith.
The following students made
the honor roll for the last semes-
ter -
All A's-Renee Vinson, ninth
All A's and B's-Christopher
Perrin, seventh, Rebekah Peter-
son, ninth grade, and Crystal Al-
lyn, eleventh grade.
Faith Christian has also rec-
ognized those students made the
honor roll for the year.
The following students
earned "All A's" for the entire
First Grade: Heather Brink-
meier, Angela Canington, Mar-
yanne Earley, Clifton LeGrone,
Jenna Maddox, and Brandi Price.
Second Grade: Trevor Burch,
Ashton Norris, and Zachary Tay-
Third Grade: Warren Floyd,
Jennifer Johnson, Jason Price,
and Ryan Taylor.
Fourth Grade: Lindsey Dimi-
trijevich, Kelly Geoghagan, Za-
chary Norris. and Michelle Perrin.
Fifth Grade: Mark Vinson.
Sixth Grade: Rachel Bixler.
Ninth Grade: Renee Vinson.
The following students
earned "All A's & B's" for the en-
First Grade: Rebekah Beard-
en, Nikki Kelley, and Karla Wiley.
Second Grade: Shane Duty.
Olivia Lamberson, Preston No-
bles, Laura Phillips, Trevor Seay,
and Joshua Zuber.
Third Grade: Ronnie Brown,
B-rittany Davis, Byron Peters, and
Kristin Teat.
Fourth Grade: Michael Grif-
fin, Cherish 'Jacobs, Brandon
McKinney. and Tiffany Ramirez.
Fifth Grade: Jamie Davis,
Heather Henderson., Jeffrey Pitss.
Laura Seay, Caisey Spriggs, and
Kayla Wiley.
Sixth Grade: Ashley Smith
and Jenna Teat; Seventh Grade:
Christopher Pernin; Ninth Grade:
Rebekah Peterson; Eleventh
Grade: Crystal Allen; and Twelfth
Grade: Suzanne Davis.

I Obituaies

William R.,

(Bill) Merchant
William R. (Bill) Merchant,
Sr,. 69, of Port St, Joe, passed
away on Monday, June 1, in Bay
Medical Center following a brief
illness. A native of Sylacauga, Al-
abama, he had been a resident
here since 1956 and was retired
as plant manager for Premier Ser-
vices. He served in the U.S. Army
during the Korean War, and he
was a graduate of Auburn Univer-
Survivors include his wife,
Frances Merchant of Port St. Joe;
his son. William R. Merchant, Jr.
and wife, Stacey, of Tallahassee;
two grandchildren. Tarah and
William Richard Merchant III; a
brother, Dr. John P. Merchant,
Jr. and wife, Betty, of Milton; a
sister, Martha Newsome and hus-
band, Dr. George Newsome, of
Athens, Georgia; an aunt, Gladys
Sims of Opp, Alabama; his moth-
er-in-law, Lillian Hall of Port St.
Joe; a brother-in-law and sister-
in-law, Gary and Sharon Hall of
Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and sev-
eral nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at
2:00 p.m., ET, on Wednesday,
June 3, at the Long Avenue Bap-
tist Church, conducted by Rev.
Curtis Clark 'and Rev. J. C.
Odum. Interment followed in Hol-
ly Hill Cemetery.
Those that wish may make
donations to the American Heart
Association or to a favorite chari-
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home.


Williams, Sr.
Timothy Williams, Sr. died on

Monday, May 1. He was em-
ployed by Stone Container Com-
pany for 19 years.. Mr. Williams
will be remembered by his many
friends in Gulf County.
He is survived by his wife.
Rosa Lee; eight children; a sister
and brother; and numerous other
relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on
May 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter
Temple in Wewahitchka. Rev. 0.
C. Williams officiated, and inter-
ment followed in Williamsburg
Cemetery in Wewahitchka.
:All arrangements were han-,
dled by Battle Memorial Funeral

James Windham
James Hunter Windham, age
9, passed away on May 26 in
Westhoff Memorial Hospital, in
Rockledge, as the result of an au-
tomobile accident.
Although born in Rockledge.
he lived In Port St. Joe.' He at-
tended second grade at Port St.
Joe Elementary School and en-
joyed baseball, bike riding, swim-
ming, building models, cars, and
James is survived by his
brother, Matthew Best of Cocoa;
his mother, Gege Downum; his
father, James A. Windham; and
his step-father, James Downum,
all of Port SL Joe.
A memorial service was held
at the Church of God in College
Park in Cocoa on Thursday, May
28, at 4:00 p.m.

The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
its monthly meeting on Thursday
evening, June 4, starting at 6:30
p.m. Members are urged to at-
tend these meetings and take an
active interest in the operation of
the club.
Several range improvement
projects are planned and help will
be needed to complete them. The
membership limit for 1998 has
been reached, and the club will
not be accepting any more mem-
bers. Anyone applying for mem-
bership will be put on a waiting
On Saturday morning, June
6, the Rifle Club will hold its
monthly hi-power rifle Silhouette
Match. All rifle shooters, are invit-
ed to come out and have some
fun knocking down some metal

Dr. GCary Corman
General Psychiatry

It Takes Water to Grow!
City workmen are shown Tuesday laying the next section of water
lines in the renovation of the landscaping on the Fifth Street medi-
an. Topsoil has been applied to those sections between Reid and Long
Avenues in preparation for sod and future beautification.

Catfish and Stingray

Wounds Advice Given

Stinging vertebrates include
stingrays, scorpion fish and cat-
fish. Stingrays account for about
2,000 injuries in the U.S. waters,
on both coasts, each year. Be-
cause they burrow in the sand,
they are easily stepped on, and
the most common injury site is
the lower leg and foot. The most
common victims of venomation
are shallow water waders and
More than 1.000 species of
catfish Inhabit fresh and salt wa-
ter. The hands and arms of fish-
ermen are the most commonly
stung places.
The stings of both these ver-
tebrates 'produce immediate, se-! 1
vere pain and may cause a varie-
ty of systemic reactions. Effects
such as headache, nausea, vomit-
Ing, and hypotension, or low
blood pressure, occasionally oc-
cur with these types of wounds.
If one is stung, the extremity
should immediately be soaked in;
very hot water. Because the toxin
neutralizes itself quickly in the
presence of heat, the pain w\Il.:
lessen considerably.

The patient should also come:
to the emergency room or %vis,,
their physician for follow-up care
after the wound has been soaked.
Follow-up care generally involves
an x-ray to make sure that none
of the barb remains in the wound
and antibiotic therapy to prevent
infection. A tetanus injection is
another possibility depending on
how long ago the patient was in-

However, the best cure is pre-
vention. If you notice a stingray'
nearby while swimming or wad-
ing, shuffle your feet in the sand
and slowly walk away. This type
of movement tends to scare away
stingrays, but everyone should
remember to use common sense
when one Is around.
This information was provid-
ed by Gulf Pines Hospital. Re-
member to have. fun on the beach
and use sun protection.

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Advertising Needs .. .

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Publishing Co.
(850) 227-1278


Once again I would like to thank my
many friends and supporters for the vote of
confidence I received in the second primary.
I look forward to working with you for the
next two years.
David R. Horton '

*Pd. Pol. Adv. Your City Commissioner, Group IV

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Rocker Recliner "Green Stnpe Velvet"
Chaise Rocker Recliner "Dark Green Capretto"
Wing Back Recliner "Blue Texture"
Swivel Rocker Recliner "Burgundy Leather Match"
Chaise Rocker Recliner "Green Velvet"
Chaise Rocker Recliner "Blue Leather Match"
Chaise Rocker Reclihner "Green Velvet"
Wing Back Recliner "Burgundy Leather Match"
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Chaise Rocker Recliner "Blue. Green. or Red"
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Rocker Recliner "Beige Te'ture Fabric",
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Chaise Rocker Recliner "Burgundy or Beige Capretto"
Zero Proximity Recliner "Blue Velvet'
Chaise Rocker Recliner w/Vibrator "Blue Velvet"
Rocker Recliner "Light Brown Velvet"
Rocker Recliner "Burgundy Leather Match"
Rocker Recliner 'Wine Velvet"
Dual Reclining Sofa & Loveseat "Texture Blend"
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Rocker Reclinei "Multi Brown Velvet"
Sectional w/ 2 Recliners & Full Sleeper "Black Vinyl"

3 River Oaks Chaise Rocker Recliners "Blue, Green, or Rose Velvet"
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1 Stanley White Wash Rattan Rocker Recliner "Peach Texture"
1 Stanley Natural Rattan Rocker Recliner "Rose Texture"
2 Stanley White Oak Rocker Recliner "Green or Rose Texture"

Ten shots are fired in the
standing position at metal cut-
outs of chickens at 200 yards and
ten shots at metal cutouts of pigs
at 300 yards. The match will start
at 9:30 with setup and registra-
tion beginning at 8:30.
Last Saturday morning, the
Gulf Rifle Club held its first sanc-
tioned Br-50 match. This match
consisted of shooting at four sep-
arate bullseye targets from a ben-
chrest position with a 22 rifle. Al
Wackowski won the match with
an aggregate score of 2895. John
Fadio won second place, third
place was won by John Winfield.
Additional sanctioned' BR-50
matches will take place, on the
last Saturday in August and Oc-
tober. "

Cathie Ake, MSW, LCSW

announce tChe opening of their private

practice in Gulf County.

For appoinltents call:

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/ Let me tell you about my friend, James Windham ...
He was my best friend. We would do back flips off the bars at
school and we used to make paper airplanes. Sometimes, we would
gel in trouble for talking in class. I liked his short hair and he had a
little smile with dimples. He would always make me laugh.
I remember one day, talking about God and what heaven was like.
When I get there, I hope that me, James, Justin and Blade will get to
play kickball together.
Your friend, Jordan Fletcher
May 1998
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Unmet Flood Needs Assistance Available

A newly formed Disaster As-
sistance Committee is now oper-
ating in Gulf County. The com-
mittee, officially known as the
Tupelo Unmet Needs Disaster Re-
covery Committee, is a group of
local volunteers from the Red
Cross, Salvation Army, Depart-
ment of Human Resources, Cath-
olic Social Services, the Ministeri-
al Association, Gulf County
Emergency Management, Exten-
sion Service, and the Senior Citl-
zens Center, as well as others.

The purpose of the committee
is to assist anyone still in need ol
assistance even though they have
already applied through FEMA,
the Small Business Administra-
tion (SBA), or other agencies.
Recently a survey team of vol-
unteers from the Christian Re-
formed World Relief Commitee
conducted a reassessment survey
in Gulf County to ascertain the
unmet needs still existing from
the recent flooding. There were

over 300 homes contacted in the
flood-impacted areas of Gulf
County. If no one was at home. a
yellow information sheet was left
at the house.
If you are still in need of as-
sistance in recovering from the
recent flood or would like to addi-
Uonal information concerning
this committee, please feel free to
call 639-4555.

Include Fla. Fruits
and Vegetables In
Your Balanced Diet
Commissioner of Agriculture

A Unique (esturant
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Florida has been blessed with
a nurturing climate, fertile soils
and hard-working farmers: a
potent combination that has
made Florida a premier agricul-
tural state. Florida produces more
than 240 different commodities
that span the agricultural alpha-
bet-from avocados to zucchini-
providing nearly everything you
need for a healthy diet.
Health and nutrition experts
nationwide agree that a balanced
diet containing generous amounts
of fresh fruits and vegetables can
help consumers obtain the nutri-
tion essential for good health.
In an effort to. hJmalse
every Floridian a -
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Dinner served 4:00 p.m. until close

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and vegetables, the Florida
Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services is helping to
promote "National Nutriti.on
Month" In March.
The following "Dietary
Guidelines for Americans" can.-
help you enjoy better health 'and
reduce your chances of getting
certain diseases-heart disease,
high blood pressure, stroke, cer-
tain cancers and the most com-
mon type of diabetes:
-4 Eat a variety offoods. More
than 40 different nutrients sup-
plied by foods are needed to stay
healthy. Try to eat foods from the
following five food groups every
day: breads, cereals and other
grain products (six to I 1 serv-
ings); vegetables (three to five'
servings); fruits (two to four serv-
ings): meat, poultry, fish, eggs,;
dry beans and peas (two to three
servings); milk, cheese and yogurt
(two to three servings).
-4 Maintain a healthy weight.
Your chances of developing health
problems are increased If you are
too fat or too thin. If you are not
sure whether your weight falls In,
a healthy range, consult your doc-!
tor. Avoid extreme diets and get
plenty of exercise.
4 Choose a diet with plenty
of vegetables, fruits and grain
products. Foods in these groups
are generally low in faL and are
natural sources of complex carbo-
Shydrates (starches), dietary fiber i
and nutrients 'linked to good
4 Choose a diet low in fat,
saturated fat and cholesterol.,
High blood cholesterol levels
increase the risk of heart disease
and stroke. A diet high in fat can
raise blood cholesterol levels In'
many people.
4 Use salt and sodium only
In moderation. Too much sodi-
um in food may aggravate existing '
high blood pressure. which can
increase the risk for heart attack,
stroke and kidney disease. '
4 Use sugars only in modera-
tion. A diet with lots of sugar may
provide too few calories and too
few nutrients, and can contribute
to tooth decay.
4 If you drink alcoholic bev-
erages, do so in moderation.
Heavy drinkers may develop
nutritional deficiencies and more
serious diseases, such as cirrho-
sis of the liver and certain types of

Don't forget the Importance of
exercise. A regular program of
moderate activity increases your
metabolism-the rate at which
you burn calories-and helps'
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Did You Know?
Somethings cooking on the
World Wide Webl Find out about'
delicious dishes prepared with
wholesome, "Fresh from Florida"
products. Look for the "Fresh
from Florida C book" on the
Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services web site
at .

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having a personal
recipe published,
please Send a copy to
The Star, P.O. Box 308,
Port St. Joe, FL 32457.
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Port St. Joe
Phone 227-1109
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Open: M-Sat., Ilam-Dark
Sunday 3 pm-Dark

Over 25 dogs and puppies of
various breeds, ages, and sizes
are currently available at the Bay
St Joseph Humane Society.
These include 17 new puppies,
several white and black labs, rott-
wellers, and chows, one full-
blooded male bull dog (four to five
months old), two full-blooded
chows (one black and one brown),
and three black lab/chow mixed
Also available are two black
labs, a small brindle dog, a huge,
brown lab mix dog, one small
white male dog, 18 kittens, and
six cats, several of which are
For adoption Information,
please call the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103 or
the Gulf County Sheriffs Office at
227-1115 and ask for Johnny

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Busy Summer
WES is abuzz with activity
this summer. Last week on May
27 and 28, teachers from three
counties participated In the AIMS
science workshop, which was
great. This week over 100 partici-
pants from a lot more counties
came together for a workshop on
"Readers Become Leaders".
The three day event was
sponsored by PAEC, which is the
Panhandle Area Educational
Consortium. Some of the work-
shops were: Reading Rescue:
Great Leaps in Reading: Fast
Track Reading; Classroom
Management; Electronic Plan-
ning, and a host of other helpful
Superintendent Kelley wel-
comed all our guests and Mr.
Wooten stood out in the heat and
cooked our lunch. It was a great
three days!
Bedside Manner
You know' how really good
doctors (like Dr. Barnes) just have
: a way of making one easy and
comfortable. We have a staff
member in our county that does
too. When our computers start
- giving us trouble, we sign up for
our technology expert, Gene

advance boat slip rentals while
the marina is under construction.
"The board needs to develop
some guidelines on how to pro-
ceed on these matters." Rish said.
Commissioners have already
approved a basic concept for
future development of the 28 acre
tract of property. After discussion.
they agreed to further study and
evaluate how to proceed with
finalizing those plans.
GT Corn Cable TV Service
Mayor Johnny Linton advised
board members that a workshop
was scheduled with GT Com to
discuss the possibility of the tele-
phone company extending cable
television service to subscribers
within the city.
Linton said the workshop was
scheduled for 1:30 .We.dnesday,
afternoonn ,; i 4a, ,
Board Takes Stand On Partial
Birth Abortions
.... Benny Hodge (Overstreet)
approached the commission
requesting help to override
President Bill Clinton's veto of a
bill banning partial birth abor-
Hodge explained the proce-
dure was nothing more than bar-
baric murder and was done as
late as the ninth month of preg-
He asked the board's help.
stating that Senator Bob Graham
was one of three votes needed to
override the president's veto when
the matter was brought before the
U.S. Senate.
Hodge requested the commis-
sion support a petition to Graham
asking him to reverse his decision
and support the veto override.
Mayor Johnny Linton asked
Hodge if a resolution sent to
Senator Graham might be even
better. After discussion, the board
unanimously voted to support a
resolution requesting Sen.
Graham's support of the, veto
S .When Sen. Graham's office
was contacted by The Star
Wednesday morning. Adminis-
trative 'Assistant Kimberly James
said the senator opposes late
term abortions. He supported a
* different bill that would ban all
late term abortions. but did allow
for extenuating circumstances
when a doctor determines med-
ical. procedures are necessary to
protect the life! of the mother, she
She said the senator didn't
support the bill because it doesn't
allow for such extenuating cir-
cumstances; he has supported
other such legislation.
In Other Business
*The board received three
bids for interim construction
financing for the marina project.
They will make a final determina-
tion on which bid to accept at the
board's next meeting. Interim
financing will be used to fund the

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He'll come in, sit down at the
computer, and in a quiet profes-
sional way, say. "Now what seems
to be the trouble?" Right away we
start telling the symptoms and
before we know it Mr. McCroan
has diagnosed and proceed to 'fix
Some Rules Your Kids Won't
Learn In School
Since we are still in the 'grad-
uation season', I'd like to share
three more rules from my 'yel-
lowed' copy of an Ann Landers
1. If you think your teacher is
tough, wait until you get a boss.
2. Flipping burgers is not.
beneath your dignity. Your grand-
parents had a different name for
burger flipping. They called it
3. It's not your parents' fault
if you mess up. You're responsi-
ble. This is the flip side of "It's my
life: and "you're not my boss."
Another Reminder
Summer school for third
grade remedial reading will begin.
on Monday, June 8, from 9 a.m.
until 12:15 p.m. Please report to
Room 2 on the front of the build-
ing-Linda Whitfield's room!

construction of the marina. When
completed. RDA loan funds will
pay off the temporary financing.
*Held first public hearing, for
adoption of the city's Compre-
hensive Plan "E.A.R." Report
*Approved DOT right-of-way
maintenance agreement. of
834,185.24 (an increase of
S6,557.28 from last year) for the
city, to maintain state .highway
right-of-ways within the city.
*Accepted Public Works
Superintendent Frank Healy's
resignation. Healy has accepted
another job as administrator for
Mexico Beach.
*Agreed to apply for two
police department grants totalling
S54.000. as requested by Chief
Jay Leffert.

NJROTC Awards presented at Ban quiet

Wewahitchka Elementary

SchoL UJNews .

o- ^"- By Linda Whitfield
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SuietActivitieS Offeredtby'

Washington Improvement Group'

Beginning on June 6 and
continuing' throughout the sum-
mer the Washington Improve-
ment Group will provide the fol-
lowing activities and programs:

W.I.G. Board of
Directors to Meet
The. Washington ; Improve-
ment Group Board of Directors
meeting will be held on Thursday,
June 4, at 6:00, ET. at the WIG
Teen Center.
The executive director urges
everyone to plan to attend this
meeting. Also. If anyone knows of
youth in the community who en-
joy drumming or dancing, please
encourage them to attend.

Attn. Seniors
Ages 60 and Up
Attention all seniors ages 60
and older. If you have any ques-
tions about Medicare. or any oth-
er type of insurance, you can call
the following number to get help.
(850) 488-0055. For more Infor-
mation about this service, please
call 229-8466.

Service Office
Will Be Closed
The County Veterans' Service
Office will be closed from June 8
to 12. Closure is due to atten-
dance for required training of the
service officer. Veterans needing
assistance may call 1-800-827-


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Mile Home Supplies
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71 in Wewahitchka
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West 'African and Carribean
dance and drumming, parent
lending library, quiet' reading
time, youth' fundraising activities,
and reading circles.
u' As mentioned above, the WIG
Youth Advisory Committee will be
conducting fund raisers through--
out the summer which will in-
clude bake sales, car washes, and
youth dances.
If you are interested'iri volun-
teering your time and talents with
community youth, please contact
the 'Washington, Improvement
The, mission of WIG is to
serve the community of North
Port St. Joe'. WIG' Is committed'to
ensuring growth and' positive
change in'the areas of community
economic development, educa-
Uon, cultural issues, and social
For more Information about
the summer programs or WIG It-
self, please write to Washington
Improvement Group, P.O. Box
754. Port St. Joe, FL 32456, or
call 229-6847.

The Port St. Joe. Naval Junior,
Reserve Officers Training Corps'
annual awards banquet was held
on Tuesday, May 19, in the Port
SL Joe High School commons
area. The awards banquet was
the culmination of a very success-
ful year for the local uniL
Honored guests were Richard
Schremp from the Daedallans
Flying Organization, Caroline
Norton from the Daughters of the
American Revolution, John Caple
from the American Veterans Or-
ganization, Bo Williams from the
American Legion, MGYSGT Gary
Howze representing the Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post, and Sidney
Cudabec from the Sons of the
American Revolution.
Local school officials present
were Jerry Kelley, superintendent
of Gulf County schools, Charlotte
Pierce and Caroline Norton from
the Gulf County School Board,
and Larry Mathes from Wewa-
hitchka High School.
The Daedalian plaque for out-
standing leadership was present-
ed to Cadet Lt. Josh McCulley.
Josh will be the unit's executive
officer for the 1998/1999 school
year. The Daughters of the Ameri-
can Revolution Outstanding Ca-
det Awards were given to Cadet
Chief Petty Officer Cassy Egler
and Petty Officer Todd Lawrence.
Cadet Egler has been selected
to attend naval leadership school
this summer and will be the
unit's administration officer next
year. The American Veterans pre-
sented Outstanding Cadet cita-
tions and medals to Cadet Lt. Tyl-
er Lane and .Cadet Ensign
Roxanne Adkins.

Davida Byrd
The Davida Byrd Scholarship
Committee will hold its, monthly
meeting on Saturday, June 6, at
the Philadelphia Primitive Baptist
Church Annex at 6:00 p.m.
If anyone would like to con-
tribute to this scholarship, please
mall your donations to The Davi-
da Byrd Scholarship Foundation.
P.O. Box 173, Port St. Joe, FL. All
contributions are tax-deductible.
Thank you for supporting the
foundation's effort to enhance
children's educations. For more
information, please contact Tay-
lor Jenkins. president.

0 0 0

o -- The Port St. Joe Fire Department

will be having a fundraising drive in June and
July. The funds will be used to purchase some recre-
ational equipment for the youth at the Stac House
and Washington High Recreational Center.

The drive will be done door to door, at all resi-
dences and businesses. Each supporter will be given a
B free1 Oxl3 color family porrait. Portraits will be
taken at the Fire Department after the drive is comn-
pieted. Everyone will be notified of the date and time
to be photographed. The fire department is asking
for everyone's support in this drive in order to help
better the present and future of the community.

John Ford, Fire Chiefj Buddy Cumbie, Asst. Chief;
Ken Bland, Captain, and all other firemen Latal kH
o for your support of this drive.
J ^-) Sincerely,
John Ford, Fire Chef


have organized the booster club
which has helped fund the many

activities they have been involved
in throughout the year.

Cadet Lt. Tyler Lane will be
the unit's adjutant for the 1998/
1999 school year. The Veterans of
- Foreign Wars medals and cita-
tions were presented to Cadet Lt.
Nancy Van Heiden and Cadet
Amy Owens. Cadet Lt. Van Heid-
en will be the unit's supply officer
for the coming year.
The American Legion Awards
for Superior Performance were
presented to Ensigns Andrew
O'Barr and Mandy Martinez.
Mandy has been selected to at-
tend Naval Leadership School at
the Marine Corps Base in Albany,
Georgia, this summer, and she
will be the unit's operations offi-
cer next year.
Also receiving the American
Legion medals, ribbons, and cita-
tions,. were Cadet Ensigns Holly
Atkins and Jon Nixon. The Sons
of the American Revolution
awards were awarded to Cadet
Ensign Donald Baker and Cadet
LTCDR Thad Morris. Donnie will
be the ordinance officer during
the next school year.
The Retired Officers Associa-
tion plaque and a $100 savings
bond were presented to Cadet
LTCDR Tracey Fitzgerald for Out-
standing Leadership. Tracey will
lead the corps of cadets next year
as the cadets commanding offi-
The Disutnguished.Cadet Rib-
bons were presented to Roxanne
Adkins, Joe Chambliss,. Thad
Morris, Amy Owens, Heather
Hayden, T. J. Hightower, Josh
McCulley, Tracey Fitzgerald, and
Sabrtna Hanson. This award is
earned for having the highest
combined average for overall
scholastic achievement and mili-
tary aptitude.
The Honor Cadet Ribbons
were awarded to Stephanie Black-
mon, Christa Dykes, Tyler Lane,
Nancy Van' Heiden, Layth West,
Renee Ardfie, Todd Lawrence, Ja-,
son McLemore and Tiffany Smith.
The Commander's Award for
Outstanding Performance Medal
was given, to Kate .'Nobles,. Keria"
Driesbaqh, .Kat Holmes, Erica
White, Heather Hayden, T. J.
Hightower, Christa Dykes, Steph-
anle Blackmon, Michael Taylor,
Jason McClemore, Renee. Ardire,
and Jeremy Suber.
The local NJROTC unit had a
very successful year. At the annu-
al Pensacola Field Meet Competi-
tion, they captured a first place
trophy in exhibition drill and a
second place trophy In basic drill
competition. .
At' The Bay High 'School
ROTC .Invitational Field Meet.
they, placed first In boys physical
fithess, and coed basketball and
.sec6nd-n color guard and drill
team. They also placed second in
the overall competition. '
This year, the unit has also
experienced flying in a small air-
craft, compliments of the Bay
County Chapter of .the Experi-
mental Aircraft.Association. They
also earned sea cruise ribbons by,
embarking sea craft of the United
States Coast Guard Aids to a nav-.
Igatontuniltat the Naval Coastal
Systems Commarid.
This summer, many of the ca-
dets will take part in a leadership
course. They will travel to the
space center at Cape Canaveral
and also learn some seamanship
skills by going out to sea in sail
boats, compliments of Larry Witt
and other sail boat enthusiasts at
Indian Pass.
The Gulf County NJROTC
Unit is proud of Its communities
and considers It a privilege to
grow up In such a wonderful
place. They show their apprecla-
tion, by participating in civic and
patriotic activities throughout the
year. They appreciate the support
of the school officials, community
leaders, parents, and friends who

D We're Telling The World!

Bay St. Joseph Care Center
is pleased to announce: ,A' "

We now offer Outpatient Therapy Services!!

Now, in' addition to our regular programs of inpatient rehabilitation
and long term care for your loved ones, we proudly offer outpatient
-services. SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, staffs our Facility with
therapists trained .in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and
Speech-la6guage Pathology.
Our team of therapists are dedicated to serving the Port St. Joe com-
munity. hey. are more than happy to answer any question you may
=have about the c1are that you or a family member may require. Most
.of the patients seen in the facility are recovering From an injury or ill-
ness including:
SStroke Hip Fracture
Parkinson's Disease Joint Replacement
Alzheimer's Disease Arthritis .
Feel free to cal/ anytime to discuss your
needs. We are here to assist you.

Care Center: 229-8244
Therapy Department: 227-1995

220 Ninth Street
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Strike Up a Deal

with Becky Wood Today!

1996 Chevrolet Extended Cab

3rd Door Silverado, PW, PL, 4 x 4, Z71

1997 Chevrolet Truck

Program Car, Long Wheel Base,
Silverado, 4,000 Miles

1989 Cadillac Sedan
83,000 Miles

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Citizens of Port St. Joe

I want to thank all of you who supported me,

encouraged me and helped me in so many ways during
the campaign and election for City Commissioner.

Although not victorious, Ann and I will always be grateful

for your support and friendship.

James "Benny" Roberts
Pd Poi Aav 6&4

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE is seeking offers for
the construction and lease of a new postal facility at

Site Size: 48,763
Bldg. Size: 8,255 Net interior
Closing Date: July 1,1998

Plans and Specifications may be obtained by contacting
Connie C. Hammond, Facilities Contract Technician at the
United States Postal Service, Facilities Service Office, 4000
Dekalb Technology Parkway, Building 300, Suite 300,
Atlanta, GA 30340-2799, 'PHONE: (770) 454-0643.
Requests must be accompanied by a $40.00 non-refundable
check or money order made payable to "USPS Disbursing
Office". No telephone requests will be accepted.. All real
estate questions should .be submitted to Jerry Fogel, Real
'Estate Specialist at 770-454-0653. Technical questions should
be directed to Ghainous Dially, Architect Engineer at 770-

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Gulf World's Trainer For A Day Program

New for the 1998 season,
Gulf World Marine Park Introduc-
es the "Gulf World Trainer For A:
Day" program. Guests will have
the opportunity to go "behind the
scenes" and have a personal ses-

sion with a member of the marine
mammal training staff.
For a day, the Gulf World
guest trainer will be working di-
rectly with the park's dolphins
and sea lions. Guest Trainers will

MFC &FDEP Surveying

Blue Crab Harvesters

I i1

Shown from left: Cheskia Gant,

Chester Gant and Santiel

Mold-A-Male Members

Attend Conference

.Five members of Project
Mold-A-Male attended the 13th
annual Preventing Crime in the
Black Community Conference on
May 27 through May 30 In Orlan-
do. This is the second time mem-
bers from the group have attend-
ed this conference.
Getting chosen to make the
trip was not easy. Those who
made it really deserved the privi-
lege. Those chosen had to demon-
strate good social behavior and
participate in several civic func-
tions requiring hours of prepara-

The was fun. but more impor-
tantly, It was educational and 'in-
spirational. The young men who
attended were able to see and
hear many positive role models.
This experience is Intended to be
an important influence in the fu-
ture decisions made by attendees.
Those who attended were
Cheskia Gant, SanUtel Chambers.
Josh Watkins, Tristan Williams.
and John Watkins. The chape-
rones were Coordinator Chester
Gant, Alicia Parker, Ernest Gant.
and Cleve Pool.

GFC Approves 4

Land Acquisitions

'The Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission (GFC) approved
land acquisitions Friday, May 22,
to expand three Type I wildlife
management areas (WMAs) and
one wildlife and environmental
area (WEA).
The Commission gave its staff
the nod to proceed with adding
2,086 acres to the Three Lakes
WMA; 5,890 acres to the Big Bend
WMA. 1,890 acres to the Joe
Budd WMA; and 6.757 acres to
the Apalachicola WEA.
Also, commissioners ap-
-proved a list of aquatic resource
oimprUV&,n-ts- fof this year and
considered proposed dates and
bag limits for early migratory bird
hunting seasons. However,
Commissioners will not take final
action on the early migratory bird
rules until July.
Commissioners also made
minor 'adjustments to hunting
dates, quotas and other regula-
tions for certain wildlife manage-

"Fore Love" Golf

Tournament Set
Heilig-Meyers of Port St. Joe
is sponsoring a golf tournament
for cystic fibrosis at the St.
Joseph Bay Country Club on
Saturday. June 6th, beginning
with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.,
The event will be set up as a
four person team select shot
scramble; choose your own team.
Each team will be composed of
one person with a zero to 12
handicap, and three people, each
. of whom will have a handicap of
13 or more. The field is limited to
the first 25 team entries.
An entry fee of 840 is being
asked for members and $50 for
non-members. If anyone will not
be able to play that day, dona-
tions will still be accepted and
appreciated. All proceeds will be
donated to the Cystic-Fibrosis
Prizes for the tournament are
as follows: first place--$300, sec-
ond place-S200, and third
For more information, please
contact Nell Neel, manager at
Heilig-Meyers in Port St. Joe, by
calling 227-1798 or call the St.
,:Joseph Bay Country Club at 227-

S catfish Workshop
The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission will hold
a workshop in Blountstown on
June 17 at the W.T. Neal Civic
Center to gather public input
about future management of fiat-
head catfish in the Apalachicola'
River and its tributaries.
Flatheads aire native to the
central United States, including
the Mississippi River drainage.
They were first discovered in the
Apalachicola River in 1982 and
7 are now a permanent part of the
fish population in the Apalachico-
la and several other Panhandle
"Anglers have varied opinions
about the management options
for flatheads in the Apalachicola,
and this will give the public the
opportunity to talk with our
staff," said Fred Cross, the GFC's
regional fisheries biologist.

ment areas.
In addition, the GFC
approved rule changes to provide
for taking or harassing wildlife at
airports when the wildlife poses a
threat to aircraft.
Commissioners approved the
transfer of state waterfowl and
turkey stamps to the Wildlife
Foundation of Florida for fund
raising purposes.
The next commission meeting
is set for July 9 and 10 at Ft.

Business Plan

Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege's Small Business Develop-
ment Center and Bay County's
Small Business Incubator will of-
fer a series of business seminars
for people who want to start or al-
ready own a business.
The seminar, entitled "Busi-
ness Plan Development For A
Small Business," will be offered
on Tuesday, June 9, with a fol-
low-up session on Thursday,
June 11, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
at the Small Business Incubator,
located at 2500 Minnesota Ave-
nue In Lynn Haven.

A business plan is a "road-
map to success." It outlines how
the business will be run and how
the owners Intend for it to grow.

The charge is $30 for both
sessions. Advance registration is
required, and payment may be
made at the Bay County Small
Business Incubator. For addition-
al information, please call 271-
1108 or (800) 542-SBDC from
outside Bay County.

BID NO. 9798-15
(850) 229-6106 FAX (850) 229-9252
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
is requesting bids on the following: Dental
Insurance for Gulf Country employees, employee's
spouse children) and/or family
The County has 128 employees, the following are
the number of employees electing dental coverage'
number ofemployees electing Employee coverage Is
45. Employee I is 33. Employee + 2 Is 8.
Employee and Fan-ly Is 2.4 IRecently the (ountn
agreed to proilde denal coverage to all bargaining
unit employees the number of employees who will
elect coverage for their famtiles la undetermined)
Bids should be submitted on policies and options
which include a minimum of the following provi-
1) General Up to $1.000.00 per person per
year; $50.00 deductible for Basic and
major services. No waiting periods
2) Preventative Services 100% payment
with no deductible
3) Basic Services 80% of payment
4) Major Services 50% of payment
5) Orthodontic Benefits
Please feel free to submit bids on other
policies/options which exceed the above listed pro-
visions. Also. please include a date when service
can begin. Bids will be received until 5:00 o'clock.
p.m.. E.D.T.. Tuesday. June 23. 1998. at the Office
of the Clerk of Circuit Court. Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St Joe, Florida
If you need any additional information, please con-
tact Donald Butler, Chief Administrator. (850) 229-
Please indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED BID. the BID NUMBER, and what the BID
is for.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
/s/ Warren J. Yeager. Jr., Chairman
2tc. June 4 and 11, 1998

The Gulf States Marine
Fisheries Commission and the
Florida Department of,
Environmental Protection are
conducting a sociologic survey of
all licensed blue crab harvesters
in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

Approximately 4.200 people
in five states will be or have been
sent survey forms by mail in an
effort to better characterize blue
crab harvesters.

The survey addresses the,
social and ethnic make-up of the
crab fishing communities and will'
also offer Individuals -the'
opportunity to respond to various
management regulations.
In addition, the survey is
designed to allow blue crab har-
vesters to provide input to the
management agencies around the
Gulf and point out where poten-
tial conflicts or problems may 'lie
within the fishery. The returned
surveys are completely anony-
mous; names cannot be placed
with Individual survey forms.

A phone Interview will follow-
up the mail portion of the survey.
Individuals from each state will be
dialed randomly and asked'
questions addressing the same
Issues on the mail survey in
greater depth. The phone inter-
views will seek to get additional
Information which will help state -
biologists in the Gulf to better
manage the blue crab fishery. ,
The results from the mall sur- :
vey and phone interviews will be'
compiled and analyzed by Impact
Assessments, Inc. in La Jolla.
California, and be incorporated
into the Gulf States Marine
Fisheries Commission's manage-
ment plan for the blue crab fish-
ery which Is currently being

If you are a licensed crabber
and have not received a survey
but would like to participated
please contact Phil Steele at th8
Florida Department of Environ-

mental Protection at (813) 896-
8626 or Steve VanderKooy, at the
Gulf States Marine Fisheries
Commission at (228) 875-5912,
and a survey will be sent to you

Stone Crab

Season Closed
The Florida Marine Patrol for
District 5A would like to advise
the public that the season for
stone crab closed on May 15 and
will remain closed until October

S'During the closed season. it
is unlawful for any person, firm
or corporation to catch or have in
his or her possession, regardless,
of where taken, for his or her own
use or to sell or offer for sale. any
stone crab orparts thereof.
For more information, please
contact Officer Jeff Gager by call-
ing one of the following numbers:
1-800-Dial-FMP; (850) 233-5150,
ext. 267; fax # (850) 233-5163; or
*FMP on a cellular phone

Boating Under

The Influence
Officers from the Florida Ma-
rine Patrol District 5A office, lo-
cated in Panama City. have made
an unusually large number of
"boating under the influence"
(BUI) arrests during the last two
weeks. Unofficial figures Indicate
that 12 arrests have been made.
This figure is especially alarming
due to the fact that the summer
holiday and boating season has
yet to begin.
No driver's license is required
to operate a boat. There is also no
open container law pertaining to
boats. However, all other fines,
penalties, and jail time are identi-
cal whether you are operating a
boat or a car.
If you choose to carry alcohol-
ic beverages on your next boating
trip, please do so responsibly. As-
sigr7 a designated driver. BUI is
not only agairistf the" lav.' It puts
your life and the lives of innocent
people in danger.

take part in the daily care and
training of the park's marine
mammals, assist in the hands-on
responsibility of preparing food
and feeding the park animals.;
They' will learn first hand
about the animals and their com-
plex social behaviors. Trainers
will also assist a staff member in
the medical inspection and exam-
ination of the dolphins and have
the unique opportunity of learn-
ing about the animals in a way
that only this program could pro-
Thisfun filled educational ex-
perience offers the opportunity to
learn how to conduct a water
quality test and assist In the
cleaning and maintenance of the
animals exhibit areas and in the

backwashing and filtration pro-
cess for the pools.
A guest trainer will become
more knowledgeable of animal be-
havior and have any questions
answered that he or she might i
have about dolphins.
At the end of the "Trainer For
A Day" session, the guest trainer
will go on stage during the dol-
phin show and assist in the actu-
al performance of the dolphins.
This, program will begin on
Saturday, June 6, and is offered
to anyone 12 years ,of age or old-
er, seven days a week. Appoint-
ments are required for the "Train-
er For A Day" program, and the,
number of participants Is limited.
Please call (850) 234-5271. ext.
10, to schedule a session.

AIDS Update fx&

So. you had an HIV antibody test and you are negative.
What now? Regardless of how relieved you are. this negative result is
not a license to be promiscuous and unsafe. Your test result is not assurance
that you cannot become infected. It means that you are not presently show-
ing the HIV antibodies.
If you have participated In unsafe or high-risk behavior within the past
several months. you will need to be tested again. It can take up to six months
for antibodies to form if you have been exposed to the HIV virus. This is what
Is called a window period. If you are not sure about the time of your last
unsafe activity, BE SAFE-GET TESTED AGAIN.
If you are sure that you were not put at risk. CONGRATULATIONS! You
have taken the first step at staying healthy and HIV negative. If you were con-
cerned that you had even the smallest chance of being HIV positive, you
should be thinking about some behavior modifications. Let's say that you are
not a drug user (either intravenous [IV] or intramuscular [IMI). Besides pos-
sible occupational hazards. your main risk of becoming infected is sexual
activity. Not having sex is the only sure way to avoid sexually transmitted dis-
eases (herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis, etc.), pregnancy and HIV.
If you are involved in a new relationship, talk with your partner before
you become sexually involved. Both of you are responsible for preventing
infection. As they say. "It takes two to tango!" You have the option to put
yourself at risk or not. If you choose to engage in sexual acqvity. use latex
condoms. (a new one even time) and if you use a lubricant., e sure you use
a water-based one. O0l-based products can cause breakage of the condom.
Aside from the physical aspects of your negative status, you may also
have conflicting emotions. While you are relieved that you are negative, you
may also feel guilty that past partners or others are not as fortunate. Talk
with your testing counselor about this. Also, be careful to not become over-
confident. Just because you are negative now does not make you invincible!
Protect yourself and help protect your partner from becoming infected. Do
not share personal care items that can possibly contain traces of blood such
as razors, nail cUppers. or toothbrushes.
Don't use drugs. Even if they are not invasive drugs (IV or [M). your
judgement can be impaired and you may make a choice that you may not
have made if you were in complete control of your behavior. If you took the
HIV test because you were having "classic" symptoms. (night sweats, swollen
glands, etc.) see your physician. There are numerous Illnesses that have sim-
ilar symptoms.
A negative test result can help you make positive changes in your life and
avoid the possibility of future infection. Now that you know you are virus free.
take the opportunity to take better care of yourself Eat healthy foods, exer-
cise. avoid alcohol and tobacco, and get plenty of rest.
I If you have any questions. or would like, to.take an HI' test; contact.
BASIC at 785-1088. BASIC serves a six county area including Bay,. Gulf,
Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson and Washington counties.

I --B
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APRIL 2. 1998
The Gulf County School Board metin
regular session on April 2. 1998. at 9:00
A.M., ET. in the Gulf County School Boagd
Administrative Offices in Port St Joe. Tle
following members were present: Charlotte
Pierce, Caroline Norton. David Byrd. arid
Mary Pridgeon. Oscar Redd was absent
due to illness The Superintendent and
Board Attorney were also present. P
Chairman Pierce presided, and the
meeting was opened with an invocation by
Jeremy Dixon. a member of the Port St.
Joe High School Varsity Basketball Team.
followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by
Leigh Lawrence. captain of the Varsity
Cheerleaders at Port St. Joe High School.
TIONS: Sara Joe Wooten. Director 'of
Curriculum and Human Resource
Services, presented a plaque of apprecia-
tion to Dave Garrett. Manager of Arizona
Chemical. for contribuUons to science
education in the Gulf District Schools.
e The Board adopted a Resolution
expressing Its appreciation and gratitude
to the Port St. Joe High School Varsity
Cheerleaders and their sponsor for dedila-
Uon to promoting school spirit and positive
sportsmanship. A copy of this Resolution
Is on file in the school board office.
The Board adopted a Resolution
expressing Its appreciation and gratitude
to the Wewahitchka High School Varsity
Cheerleaders and their sponsor for exeal-
plifying superior athletic standards by
achieving the level of state runners-up,.in
the FACA 2A 2A State Cheerleading
Championships for the 1997-98 school
year. A copy of this Resolution Is on file In
the school board office.
A plaque was presented by the Gulf
County School Board to Coach Vern
Eppinette and the Port St. Joe High School
Boys Varsity Basketball team for achieve
the Class 2A State Championship title: the
Class 2A North I Regional Championship
Uite; the Class 2A North 1 Semifinals
Regional Championship idle: the Class 2A
North '" 1. Quarterfinals Regional
Championship title; and the Class 2A
District 3 Championship title for the 1997-
98 school year. .
The Board adopted a Resolution
expressing its appreciation and gratitude
to the Port St Joe High School Boya
Varsity Basketball team and Its coaching
staff for exemplifying such superior athlet-
ic standards. A copy of this Resolution is
on file in the school board office. g r
CHANGE: In accordance with Florida
Statutes, the Board advertised a policy
change relating to use of a Consent
Agenda with the following items to be
included in the Consent Agenda: Approval
of Minutes, Budget Matters/Payment :of
Bills, Correspondence, Personnel, Student
Matters, and Surplus Property. The public
was given opportunity to provide input.
There was no response from the general
by Mrs. Norton, second by Mrs. Pridgeon,
and unanimous vote, the Board adopted
the agenda.
BILLS: On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by
Mrs. Norton, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved the Depository
Resolution, Rule 4C-2, Florida
Administrative Code, and the following

budget matters and payment of bills:
Budget Amendment VI. General Fund
Budget Amendment VI, Special Revenue.
Food Service
Budget Amendment VI. Special Revenue.
Budget Amendment VI. Capital Projects.
by Mr. Byrd. second by Mrs. Norton. and
unanimous vote. the Board approved the
minutes for February 19. 24. and March 3,.
1998. with changes to the minutes of
February 24. 1998.
reviewed cards of thanks from
Wewahltchka High School Project
Graduation Committee, and the family of
Walter Bowers No action necessary.
Board reviewed updated cost projections
for the Port St. Joe Elementary School
construction project.
by Mr Byrd, second by Mrs. Pridgeon. and
unanimous vote. the Board approved the
following personnel matters:
Approved salary schedules for admin-
Istrative. Instructional and nonlnstruc-
tional employees for the 1997-98 school
y Approved that the following annual.
contract teachers be non-renewed for the
1998-99 school year: .
I Gull County Adult gi: Kenny
Parker. Martha Sanborn. John Treglown.
highland View Elementa School:
Alicia Godwin,' Tonya Plair. Charlotte
Willis ,
Port St.L Joe Elementary School:
Donna Howze, Annette Minger, Kay
Eont SL. 1Joe High Sciiool: Bob Baston,
Tammy Owens. Walter Watford.
Port Si.L Middle School: Marty
fSpci.al Services: Joy Ailes.
Wewahitchka Elementary School:
Melanie Hinote, Karen Minger, Kimberly
Wewahitchka Hligh School: Grady
Booth, Peral Hunter, Kerri Teall.
Acknowledged receipt of correspon-
dence from Linda Johnson advising the
Board that she intends to return to teach
for the 1998-99 school year.
Accepted resignation of Grady L.
Booth from his position as vocational
instructor as Wewahitchka High School
effective May 25, 1998.
Approved Robert Sanborn for the
position of in-school suspension aide I at
Port St. Joe High/Middle School for the
remainder of the 1997-98 school year.
Approved Jane Wade's hours as aide
at Wewahitchka Elementary School be
increased to full time (7 hours per day) for
the remainder of the 1997-98 school year.
Approved Mel Henning for the posi-
tion of substitute teacher for Kerri Teall
during her family medical leave from
Wewahitchka High School. Mr. Henning
will continue to receive contract pay.
Approved Pat Patterson for the posi-
tion of homebound teacher at
Wewahitchka High. School to replace
Clayton Wooten.
Approved Jordan Miles for the posi-

ton of JTPA Summer Youth Employment
Training Program Specialist.
Approved Barbara Gautier be desig-
nated as aide on the station wagon from
Wewahltchka to M. K. Lewis School In
Panama City.
Accepted the resignauon of Phyllis
'Gortman from her position as aide at
Wewahitchka Elementary School effective
March 3. 1998
Accepted the resignation of Betty
Fain from her position of bus driver effec-
tive March 13. 1998
Accepted the resignaluon of Wanda
Pate from her position of bus driver effec-
tive March 3, 1998.
Approved Shannon Miller for the sup-
plementary position of Jumor varsity base-
ball coach at Wewahltchka High School for
the 1997-98 school year.
Approved Larry Carter for the supple-
mentary positiUon of varsity assistant soft-
ball coach at Wewahltchka High School for
the 1997-98 school year.
Approved Vicky Nowell and Helen
Mashbur as substitute school food ser-
vice workers In the Gulf County School,
system for the 1997-98 school year.
Approved James B. Roberts and
SMelissa Schell as substitute teachers In
the Gulf County'School system for the
1997-98 school year.
Approved the following positions for
the JTPA Summer Youth Employment
Training Program: 1 Coordinator Salary
815.00/hour; 4 Counselors Salary
$10.00/hour; 1I Paraprofessional Salary
Mr. Byrd. second by Mrs. Norton, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved the
following program matters:
Approved submission of 22i-B Part
One and Part Two project applications.
Approved the 1998-99 school year
Approved sixth grade graduation at
Port St. Joe Elementary School for
Wednesday, May 20, 1998 at 6:00 P.M. ET.
Approved summer school schedules
for Port St. Joe High School, Port St. Joe
Middle School, and Wewahitchka High
Mrs.'Pridgeon, second by Mr. Byrd, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved the
following student, matters:
Approved request for Gulf County
residents, Angle Johnson and Cliff
Johnson, to attend Bay County schools.
Approved request for Gulf County
resident, David Allen Rice, Jr., to attend
school in Bay County.
Mrs. Pridgeon, second by Mr. Byrd, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved the
following property matters:
Approved transfer of the following
equipment to the Gulf County Health
Unisys Computer Property #91905301
Vision Tester Property #90905298
Vision Tester Property #96900507
Approved disposal of the following
property from Highland View Elementary
1 IBM Computer Property #86023352
1 IBM Fixed Disk Property #88900118

Approved disposal of the following
property from Wewahitchka High School:
I Camcorder Property # 90090163
'1 Apple Computer Property # 81832061
'1 Apple Computer Property # 81892292
1 8088 IBM Comp. Computer Property
# 81892301
1 -Apple Computer Property # 81922357
1 IBM Comp. Computer Property #
1 IBM Comp. Computer Property #
S1 Kaypro Computer Property #
1 Apple Computer Property # 90902132
1 Apple computer Property# 90902133
1 IBM Typewriter Property # 8180214
motion by Mrs. Pridgeon, second by Mr.
Byrd, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the following transportation
Approved request from Gulf
Correctional Institute for a school bus
which has been previously approved for
disposal by the Board, to be donated to
them. Bus identification number is
Approved request from the City of
Wewahitchka for use of a school bus to
transport Pee Wee football teams to out of
town games. The City must provide certifi-
cate of insurance for a minimum of
$300,000, complete necessary requisition
forms, and furnish their gas and driver.
Drivermust be schoolpboard licensed.
Approved transportation requests for
"passenger vehicles" for the following:
Wewahltchka High Sclool Baseball Team -
Fort Walton -Beach, March 12-14,
Challenge Students from Port St. Joe High
.and Wewahitchka High Schools ,- Gulf
Coast Community College, Panama
City, April 16,' 1998.
Approved the following new bus
SBus #60, Stop #6012 Long Avenue/4th
Bus #51, Stop #5133 North Hwy. 71, near
,Jehu Road
Bus #68, Stop #6832, Cape San BIas
Bus #68, Stop #6898, Jones Homestead,
E. Morgan Road
motion by Mrs. Pridgeon, second by Mr.
Byrd, and unanimous vote, permission
was granted to amend page two of the
Board minutes for November 18, 1997, to
correct the vendor information for the pur-
chase of twenty 166 MHz pentium com-
puters to Zenon from P. C. Importers.
The Board reviewed School Resource
Officer Monthly Activity Reports for Port
St. Joe High School/Port St. Joe Middle
School and Wewahitchka for the months of
February and March, 1998. No action nec-
motion by Mrs. Pridgeon, second by Mr.
Byrd, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the implementation of a Consent
Agenda as advertised.
ADJOURNMENT: On motion by Mr.
Byrd, second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and unan-
imous vote, the Board adjourned at 10:05

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'98 Coach Pitch All Stars
The Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball Coach Pitch All Stars, as selected by their respective teams,
included: Arizona Chemical- Zack Bembenick, Austin Burke. Chase Butler, Tyrone Dawson,
Brandon Strickland, Christopher Cochran and Nathan Tarantino; Cox Associates-Kendall Hogan,
Joshua Lollie, ;Robbie Martin, Javian Sims, Tan Smiley and Jasey Powell; Wewa Bank-Zachary
Williams, Raheem Clemons, Jacob Combs, Thomas Humphry, Shane Knox and Willie Quinn; and
Carpet Countr-Jacob Gentry, Johnathon Graham, Krystal Keigans, Douglas May and Christian
Littles. All of he players are shown in the photo above following last Saturday's exhibition game.
q '* .' '' '

98 Minor League All Stars
The Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball Minor League All Stars, as selected by their respective coach-
es, included: Legal Lasers-,Sean Chehardy, Zachary Norris, Mica Ashcraft, Zeke Stevens. Chaes
Tharpe, Cody Varner, and the late James Hunter Windham. in memorial: M.T.I.-Terrance
Dawson, Jesse Smith, Scott Quintana, Leland Ray, Jared Smith, Andrew White, and Philipp Fuze;
GT Com-Josh Coopegr Rodney Besore, Matthew Dodsion, Zack Tarantino, and Rashawne Thomas:
First Union--Jeremy.Couch,,Keijuan.Sims-Patrick Bailey, Bryan Lamboy. and-Michael Quinn; and
St. Joe Natural Gas-Jake Bolyard,. Warren Floyd, Josey ,Freeman and Travis Hopper; and I.G.A.-
Justin Henderson. Many of the players are shown in the photo above following last Saturday's
exhibition game.

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T'98 Major LeagueAll Stars
The Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball Major League All Stars, as selected by their respective coach-,
es, included: [in rows by team, from left) Florida Coast-Sean Reynolds, Stephen Tarantino, Cody
Strickland, Kale Guillot, Bennie Tiller, and Kenny McFarland; Stars-Travis Chambers Burge,
Garrett Garland, Sidney Harris, Brian Jones, Josh Dailey, and Collins Abrams; Active Styles-Keith
Manley, Michael Douds, Stephen Besore, Antonio Smiley, and Ashley Haddock; Gulf Fabricating-
Ashby Davis, Bart Lowry, Zach Williams, Brandon Burkett, and Micah Dodson; and Linda's-Raye
liaye ,Bailey, Bo Lenox, and Don Jecha; and I.B.S.-Nick Reynolds, Chris Fuze and B. J. Strickland.
Many of the players are shown in the photo above following last Saturday's exhibition game. (Not
pictured are Josh Mainor (FCPC) and J. Williams (Stars).]

'98 Dixie Boys All Stars
The Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball Dixie Boys All Stars, as selected by their respective coaches,
included: Byron Jones, Ben Henderson, James Daniels, Aaron Hamm, Bobby Phillips, Adam Hamm,
T.C. Woullard, Christopher Knox, Michael Manley, Brian Bizek, Patrick Mastro, Joshua Posey,
Joshua Smith, Chad Haddock, Bryan Thomas. Samuel Bell, Adam Nixon and Isaiah Jenkins. The,'
players are shown in the photo above preceding last Saturday's exhibition game.

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PSJ to Host Dixie Boys Tourney

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AAA Begin
Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka
Dixie Baseball Minor League
(AAA) champions, "Legal Lasers"
and "Fisher's Construction", have
captured the championship tiles
for the 1998 season, therefore
earning the right to represent
their respective leagues in tour-
nament play. The "Legal Lasers"
team is sponsored by local attor-
ney, J. Patrick Floyd.
Both teams will enter the
District IV AAA First Place Teams
Tournament which begins this
weekend (Saturday) in Callaway.
Games scheduled for Saturday
will include Callaway versus Port
St. Joe at 7 p.m. (ET) and Parker
versus Wewahitchka at 9 p.m. .
The winner of Saturday's 7
p.m. game will face Franklin 1t
County's team on Monday I
evening at 7 p.m. (ETJ. The open- Mini
mg day losers will play Monday at 8 re(
9 p.m. (ET). The Saturday night- Dupi
cap game winner will receive a bye Benj
to the 9 p.m. Tuesday game. head
Everyone is invited and Morg
encouraged to take the short hop Morg
to Callaway Saturday and
throughout the following week the
(until Thursday. or possibly are
Friday) and support your favorite s
Gulf County team. A SI donation
will be asked of those attending
the tourney.
Legal Lasers team members
who will participate in the tour-
ney include Shawn Chehardy,
Jimmy Gibson, Mica Ashcraft.,
Chaes Tharpe. Zeke Stevens,
Lance Watson, Brandon
Chehardy, Zack Norris, Cody
Varnes. Troy Davis and Bo
: The team is coached by man-
ager Chuck Tharpe and assis-
Lants Don Ashcraft and Steve

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iJO I DP Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball
TR ED Dixie Boys' league champions,
.STORED "Piggly Wiggly", earned the cham-
r t u pionship title for the 1998 sea-
react to outside son-marking their second con-
ted to insure their secutive year-with a season
ted, some kept away record of 16-4.
t be kept in special The Port St. Joe team will
Domes in, one of the enter and host the First Place
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ern division of Florida Dixie Boys
mine from us that District II which begins oh.'
will either tell you Saturday, June 6th.
ttach an extra label Games scheduled for
follow the storage Saturday include the opener fea-
you are getting the turning the home team, Piggly
taking. Wiggly, versus Bayou George at
RAILROAD, 6:30 p.m. (ET); followed by an
PAPER COMPANY 8:30"p.m. game matching up the
CARD first place finishers from Parker
SCARDS. and Apalachicola.
g St r The winner of Saturday's first'
ig Store game will face Springfield on
Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. (ET).
Port St. Joe The late game's winner receives a
ugh Window bye until Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.:,
ussell Stover Candles The opening day's losers will play
7 Wednesday at 9 p.m. (ET).
71^ LThe Wewahitchka Dixie Boys
S** V team will be unable to enter the
1 L tourney, as too many of its play-

Tournament Sat.


998 Wewahitchka Minor League Champs
Fisher's Construction. Wewahitchka Dixie Baseball's 1998
or League champions finished their regular season with a 10-
cord. Team members, from left, are [in front, kneeling] Tyra
ree, Patrick Gates, Jonathon Adkinson, Dustin Beatty,
Jamin Kelly, Michael Algueseva and Cody Johnson: [in back]
I coach Jerry Gates, Randy Jackson, assistant coach Ronnie,
gan. Trey Goodwin, Alex Jones, Demarious Baker, Curtis
gan, Steve Mayo, and assistant coach Lamar Johnson.

The coaches and players of
Fisher's Construction team
shown in the adjacent photo.

'98 PSJDB Dixie Boys Champions
Piggly Wiggly captured the Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball Dixie Boys league championship for the
1998 season with a 16-4 record in competition against two other local league teams (Discount
Auto Parts and Cabinet Shoppe), and teams from Wewahitchka and Apalachicola. Members of the
team as shown in the photo above, from left, are: kneelingi Michael Manley, Preston Allyn, T. C.
Woullard, Christopher Knox, Adam Hamm, Byron Jones; [standing] manager Dwayne Pell, assistantC
coach R. D. Davis, Chad Haddock, Brandon Lyles, Bryan Thomas, Samuel Bell, Keni Peak, John-
Patrick Floyd and assistant coach Donald Thomas.
ers will be out of town during this
Everyone Is encouraged to go b IE 1
out to the Dixide Boys' playing
field, located adjacent to the
Shark baseball stadium in Port 1
St. Joe, and enjoy a great week of -
A SI donation, to help defray --.
the tourney's expenses, will be
asked of those attending who are
age 8 or older. The concession -, .
stand will be open and serving up
cold drinks, hamburgers, hot
dogs, chips, candy, etc. for you to
snack on during the games.

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Pride of the Sharks Award,
Each year the athletic department of Port St. Joe High School
honors a community member who is a devoted fan of the Sharks.
This year the Martha Sanborn Pride of the Sharks award was pre-
sented to Harry Tison, shown at left. by Athletic Director Chuck
Gannon. Mr. Tison is a familiar figure at all Shark athletic events,
attending all games of the various sports, and is an avid supporter.

Sponsoring Softball Tournament

Philadelphia Primitive Baptist
Church will be sponsoring a
men's Class B and C softball
tournament in Port St. Joe on
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Summers was the only Gulf
County baseball player selected to
this year's Class 2A All-State
teams. Summers, a senior out-,
fielder for the Sharks, was chosen
to the second team All-State.
Summers, a four-year starter
for the Sharks, had 42 hits in 102
at-bats for an average of .4 12.
Wayne had eight doubles, two
triples, seven home runs, 38 RBI,
17 stolen bases, and scored 46
times. Summers' best batting
average was .516 in his sopho-
more season.
On the mound, Summers had
a record of 7-5 with an ERA of
3,25. Opponents had only a .215
batting average, while he:allowed
57 hits, 48 walks, and struck out
122 batters in his 73 and one-
third innings on the mound foi
the Sharks.
" Wayne has already signed a
national letter of intent to attend
Tallahassee Community College
.In the fall to play baseball for the




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1998 Wewahitchka Dixie Boys Team
Team members in the photo above are (kneeling, from left
Derrick McMillion, Beau Ludlam, Sean Kerrigan, Jonathan!
Thomas, Jimmy Hall and Justin Barnes; standingi coaches Mark
Ludlam and Andy Thomas, Andrea Williams, Chris Nelson,
Wesley Colvin, Jon Curtis Gates, coach Roy Barnes. Not pictured
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Donors to GCCC Center to Receive Recognition in Honors Plaza

As the Gulf/Franklin Center
nears completion and plans are
made for Fall classes at the new
facility, the Gulf Coast Communi-
ty College Foundation is making
plans for an Honors Plaza to rec-
ognize donors at a variety of, lev-
A special Honors Plaza Cam-
paign is now being conducted by
the GCCC Foundation to build an
endowment for instructional sup-
port at the Center. The funds
raised will be matched by the
state of Florida's Academic lin-
prqvement Trust Fund. This en-.
dowed fund will be invested and
maintained; in perpetuity with
only a percentage of the Interest
used annually to provide academ-
ic Improvements and technology
upgrades., 'r',' '
Donors will be recognized on
a Wall of Honor at levels of
: $6,000. $12,000. or more with
engraved plaques. Individuals or
S businesses participating a these
Thlevels 'can make their pledges
over a three-year period.
p. s nHeritage Path of
S Commemorative Bricks
,.l A commemorative walkway of
Inscribed bricks will lead to the
Wall of Honor featuring the name
(s) of donors. These bricks will be
laid permanently as,a tribute to
those who have played a signifl-
cant part in shaping the future of
GCCC 'in Gulf and Franklin
Counties. ,
The 4"x8" bricks can have up
to. three lines of copy with 13
Characters on each line. An am-
persand (&) is usable. Creative
messages in, good taste are .ac-
ceptable. In addition, Individuals
purchasing Heritage Path bricks'
will receive a special keepsake
certificate to be framed and/or
presented to Individuals honored
on the brick.
The personalized bricks for
the Heritage Path are available for
$100 each. Individuals can obtain
a duplicate brick for their home
or office for $30 each.
According to GCCC President
Bob McSpadden, 'We believe peo-
ple will take pride In seeing their
name engraved on a brick In the
pathway of the Honors Plaza, sur-
rounded by others who have
played a role In developing this
educational center. Some donors
have chosen to purchase bricks
as memorials to loved ones, while
others 'have short messages In-
" scribed on them as advice and
encouragement to future stu-
dents. Commemorative bricks
also provide a unique gift oppor-
Participation In the Heritage
Path project is open to all individ-
uals and businesses who wish to
be part of the Gulf/Franklin Cen-




Florida Education Commis-
sioner Frank T. Brogan an-
nounced last Wednesday that 31
Florida school districts have been
awarded 1998 Technology Litera-
cy Challenge Fund (TLCF) grants.
Grants were awarded on a
competitive basis and ranged
from $250,000 to $485,000. Six-
ty-eight proposals, representing
58 districts, were evaluated by a
committee of educators from
across the state.
The Gulf County School Dis-
trict was awarded a grant of
These grants will provide par-
ticipating schools across the state
with modern technology-based In-
structional resources, teacher
technology training opportunities,
technology Infrastructure im-
provements, and critical technical
support services.
TLCF projects have been de-
signed 'to promote higher student
achievement through the integra-
tion of best practices, implemen-
tation of innovative curriculum
enhancement strategies, and the
removal of barriers to effective
technology utilization.
One strong theme throughout,
the grants is identification of
teaching strategies which will
help students meet Florida's com-
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ter. The deadline for purchasing a
commemorative brick during this
phase of development is Friday,
July 10.
All proceeds from the Heri-
tage Path at the Gulf/Franklin
Center will be applied to pro-
. grams at that facility. These
funds will be part of the Honors

Plaza Endowment Campaign
which will provide annual sup-
port for GCCC's instructional pro-
grams, including computer and,
software upgrades, library hold-,
ings, and professional training for '
faculty and staff.
Over the past 40 years, grad-
uates and friends have laid the.,

foundation on which GCCC has
built an Institution of excellence.
Participation in the Heritage Path
project i provides the. stepping
stones that lead GCCC into the
21 st Century. It's a promise to
the future we can all make to-
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brick for the Heritage Path at the
Gulf/Franklin Center, please
send a check (made payable to
"GCCC Foundation") for $100
with the message for permanent
engraving on the brick printed
carefully on a piece of paper to
GCCC Foundation, 5230 West'
Highway 98, Panama City, FL

32401. Be sure to include your
full name and complete address.
All gifts to the GCCC Founda-
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qualify for tax deductions. If you
prefer, contact Virginia Geller-
stedt at (850) 872-3812 for fur-
ther information and a brochure
on the project



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Port St.
Catherine Barfleld, the princi-
pal of Port St. Joe Elementary
School, has released the names of
those students who made the
honor roll for the fourth nine
weeks grading period.
The following students made
"All A's".
Third Grade: Sara Allen, Kali
- Costin, Jimmy Curry, Amanda
Davis, Angelica Driesbach, Justin
Hicks, Kevin Quaranta, Leland
Ray, Lance Watson, and Julia
Fourth Grade: Jenna Ches-
sei, Matt Gable, Elizabeth Gib-
son, Daniel Hacker, Katie Hoff-
man, Elizabeth Kilbourn, Brittany

Joe Elementary Year-End Honor Roll Announced

Kropp, Ashton Larry, Kayleigh
Lewis, Anna McFarland, Ashlyn
Parker, Emily Raffield, Jordan
Todd, Misty Tomlinson, Haley
Watford, Jessie Weimorts, Lauren
Wells, and Andrew White.
Fifth Grade: Sheena Bell,
Nikkitta Bobzien, Kim Burkert,
Andrea Gaylor, Jake Howze, Cha-
rissa Powell, Anna Salzer, and
Megan Todd.
Sixth Grade: Brittany Alford,
Tommy Curry, Ashby Davis, Mi-
cah Dodson, Ashley Haddock,
Brian Jones, Caycee Kennedy,
Moses Medina, Melissa Nixon,
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Third Grade: Dusty Alford,
Mica Ashcraft, Jeremy Baxley,
Jennifer Bland, Amelia Brock-
man, Julie Butler, Adam Cooper,
Sam Denton, Matthew Dodson,
Josey Freeman, Justin Hender-,
son, Ashley Hopper, Conneri
Johnson, Zachary Lee, Ethan Lit-
tieton, Heather' Sadler, Tori San-
derson, Paige Stafford, Zeke Ste-'*"
vens, and Zack Tarantino.
Fourth Grade: Lanetta Bell,
Hope Berns, Canda Borden, Can-.

Klingbeil Wins,
Scholarship '
Quint Klingbeil, a graduate of
Port St. Joe. High School, has
been awarded a scholarship from
the American Cancer Society. The
$2,250 scholarship, renewable
over four years, will be applied to-
ward paying part of his tuition at
the University of Miami, located
in Coral Gables, where' Klingbeil

dace Branch, Tiffany Bruhn,
Joshua Cooper, Terrance Daw-
son, Latasha Fennell, Eddie Fish-
er, Brittany Fletcher, Nicole Ford,
Andrew Furr, Steven Gay, Aveary
Hall, LeAnn Hinson, Misty Kauf-
man, Alison Kennedy, Danielle
Krasniqi, Chaney McArdle, Victor-
ia McCall, Brylecia McGowan,
Kieonda Miller, Jessica Mock, La-
treva North, Cori Owens, A. J.
Rhein, and Becky Schell.
Fifth Grade: Teresa Bailey,
Jed Bolyard, Caroline Capps,
Lacy Carter, Beth Cordova, Ryan
Craig, Lacey Franklin, Anna God-
win, Lacey- Lowrey, Chad Lucas.
Michelle Mathews, Kenny McFar-

will begin his freshman year this
He is one of only 80 recip-
ients nationwide who received
one of the scholarships this year.
The scholarships are offered to
high school graduates who are
cancer survivors and plan on con-
tinuiig their education.
Quint has maintained a 4.0
iGPA from ninth through 12th
grade. He is the son of Capt. and
Mrs. Mark Klingbefl.

land, Danielle Myrick, Whitney
Nixon, Jake Owens, Sandra Ron-
ey, Lacye Spears, Rachel Sweazy,
Zach Williams, and Ryan Wood.
Sixth Grade: Collins Abrams,
Becky Belin, Stephen Besore,
Jessica Bland, Shawna Bond,
Shanna Collier, Jessica Ford,
Jimmy Foster, Molly Garrett, Les-

lie Hall, Victor Hamilton, Lyndsey
Hill, Ben Hobbs, Austin Horton,
Don Jecha, Nabrisha McGowan,
Haley Quintana, Nicholas Rey-
nolds, B. J. Strickland, Cody
Strickland, and Allison Walther.
Congratulations to all the
students who made the honor

Chrissie Gibson, a seventh grader at Port St. Joe Middle
School, won the $100 cash giveaway that was sponsored by the
Port St. Joe High School boys' track team recently.
Shown with Chrissie in the photo above are Coach Scott
Gowan (right) and trainer Jarrod Wester. On behalf of the team,
Coach Gowan would like to thank everyone who made donations
in the fundraiser. The funds given will be used to purchase
equipment and to defray expenses from the state track and field

Cheerleaders Annual Ba

The Port St. Joe High School
cheerleaders held their annual
banquet on Monday, May 18, In
conjunction with the basketball
banquet. Members of 1998's
cheerleading squad were Leigh
Lawrence (Captain) ..Gretchen
Stevens (Co-Captain), Amanda

Bateman, Mandy Phillips, Casey
White. Betty Jo Ingram, Farica
Quinn, Krystal Tharpe, and Lind-
say Williams.
During the banquet, the ath-
letic department recognized the
cheerleaders for their outstanding
performance in both athletics and

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Raised $1,994 for St. Jude Children
Port St. Joe Elementary School second and fourth graders
raised $1,994.44 for St. Jude Children's Hospital while partic-
ipating in their annual "Math-a-Thon". The students participat-
ing received a certificate of participation and a ticket to Six
Flags. Students raising $35 also received t-shirts. At least 11
students raised $75 or more and received, along with other
prizes, a "Math-a-Thon" sports bag. Francie Burgess was the win-
ner of a boom box for raising the most money over $100. Francie
raised a total of $215.60.

nquet Held
academics during the 1997/1998
school year. The Purple Award.
awarded for a GPA of 3.0 to 3.9,
was presented to Amanda Bate-
man, Betty Jo Ingram, Leigh Law-
rence, Farica Quinn, Gretchen
Stevens, Krvstal Tharpe. and
Lindsay Williams. The Gold
Award, given for a GPA of 4.0.
was awarded to Mandy Phillips
and Casey White.
Casey White also received an'
award for having the highest GPA '
in the squad. Squad Captain
Leigh Lawrence received the
Cheerleader of the Year Award
and was voted Most Spirited by
her squadmates.
Congratulations to the girls
for an outstanding year. A special
thank you goes out to the parents
and chaperones who have helped
to make this year the success it
has been.

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The Gulf County Health Department will be having
FREE PSA, Cholesterol and Colorectal cancer
screenings for men over 40 years old who have had
no previous history of prostate or colon cancer.
Place: Gulf County Health Department, Port St. Joe
Time: 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon EST
Days: Every W wednesday in the month of June
No Appointment Necessary
Tom Todd of Tom Todd Realty
Rick Todd of Todd Land Development
Frankie Williams of Gulf Fabricating

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' VFW Post Hands Out

Recognition to Leaders

On April 7, four ladies of the
VFW Post #10069 Auxiliary took
60 door decorations, made by the
Auxiliary, to the Bay St Joseph
Care Center. As the ladies hung
them on the residents' doors,
they got many smiles and thanks.
On April 8, eight post mem-
:bers and 10 auxiliary members
picked up 27 bags of trash along
their two mile section of Adopted
- ..highway between St. Joe Beach
and Port St. Joe.
'i On April 25, the Post held a
'very impressive ceremony for
;"Loyalty Day' and honored six
!,volunteers from the community
'iand their post During the cere-.
:;mony, they presented MGY Sgt.
'iGary Howze, the guest speaker.
With a 4' x 6' parade flag for the
Port St Joe High School
'NJROTC. Four members of the
,NJROTC participated in the "Loy-
'alty Day" ceremony as the color
guard. *. -_,*" *' .
Several people in the commu-
nity were honored for their volun-
teer work. Charlotte Pierce was
honored because of all of the
hours she has spent In helping
the community's youth, for orga-
nizing the Veterans Day ceremo-
ny at Port St Joe High School,
and for the many hours of com-
munity service she has given to
Port St Joe.
John Ford, Port St. Joe Fire
Department's fire chief, was rec-,
ognized for his numerous hours
of volunteer service with EMS
and the flood victims, and for his
hard work In repairing and re-
painting bicycles for the commu-
nity's less fortunate.
The Jr. Service League was
also commended for its work with
city schools, city beautification
programs, and work with the
Clothes Closet"
Several Individuals from the
post were also recognized for
their volunteer work. Joan Phil-
lips and Dick Seefeldt were hon-
ored for the countless hours they
have served as co-chairpersons of
the Voice of iDemocracy Program
during the last four years. Also
honored was Keith Tillery, whose
expertise and generous gift of
time greatly helped with the new
addition to the post home.
When one considers the thou-
sands of hours these individuals
have given to their various caus-
es, one can see that these volun-
:'; teers are a definite asset to the
N The VFWPost, 069 and
Ladies Auxi laryfia-a busy Me-
morial Day weekend. On Sunday,
May 24, the activities began with
a breakfast. held at the post
Thanks -go out to the follow-
ing merchants whose donations
of food and money helped make
this breakfast a success. Shar-
on's Cafe, Mexico Beach Grocery,
Gulf Foods, El Governor Motel.
Chubby Chicken, Walker's Dixie
Dandy, David Rich's IGA. and

Marina Groceries.
After breakfast, eight post
members and five auxiliary mem-
bers attended a flag ceremony,
performed by the Port St. Joe
High School NJROTC, at Mexico
Beach Park that kicked off a
Fourth of July fundraiser.
From there, three auxiliary
members and eight post members
placed a total of 152 American
flags on veterans' graves in three
cemeteries around Port St Joe.
On Monday, May 25, the post
held its annual Memorial Day
Service in from of City Hall.
The members would like to
thank the speaker, Russ Sholtz;
the NJROTC color guard from
Port SLt. Joe High School; Ken
Murphy, who provided the sound
system and played the music;
and PSJHS Band Director Mitch
Bouington, who played 'Taps."
They would also like to thank the
communities of Port St. Joe and
Mexico Beach for the nice turn-
A special thanks also goes
out to the following VFW and
auxilary members who partcipat-
ed in the service: Sr. Vice Com-
mander Dick Seefeldt, the coordi-
nator, Butch Arendt and
Shannon Phinazee, the flag rais-
ers, Bill Young, who placed the
wreath; Wallace Tillery. Butch
Arendt, VFW Ladies Auxiliary
President Barbara Terrace, and
Dick Seefeldt. who placed the
flowers and flags on the wreath;
Wanda Walker, who sang the Na-
tional Anthem, and Rev. Tal-
madge Kennedy. the VFW chap-

Residential Landlord/Tenant Seminar
Attorneys Jerry Gerde, Steve Applebaum and Robert Daigle
discuss with Gulf County Court Judge Bob Moore the topics they
presented at the Residential Landlord/Tenant Seminar. Attorney
Al Shuler, who also participated, was unavailable for the photo-
graph. Those attending the seminar received legal forms and
instructional materials, and had an opportunity to ask the attor-
neys and the judge specific questions concerning residential
rental property litigation.

WHS Class of
1968 Reunioin,
The Wewahitchka High
School Class 6of 1968 is planning
a reunion on Saturday, July 11.
Anyone who would like to Join in
the festivities is encouraged to at-
tend. This Includes teachers, ad-
ministrators. and members of
other graduating classes.
Help is needed in locating the
following graduates: Larry Hodg-
es. Rosie May Jackson, CGlenda
Mullinax. Eugene Rouse, Jr.,
George Whitfield, Jesse Womack,
and Edna Wymes.
If you have any Informalton
on the above named people or
would like to attend the reunion,
please contact Carole Kelley at
639-2855 or see Jerry Gaskin at
Wewahitchka State Bank.


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Vacation Bible School

at Beach Baptist Chapel
The members of the Beach grade, to Join Starquest; A Galac-
Baptist Chapel, located at 311 tic Good News Adventure.
Columbus Street at St. Joe Get ready for a galactic expe-
Beach, would like to Invite every rience that is definitely out-of-
child age two through sixth this-world. Each day will include
an exciting worship rally where
they will celebrate the good news
Zion Fair Selli of Jesus Christ
S Far Each day will be packed full
BarbecueeDinners of fun Bible-learning activities,
snacks, music, sign language,
The women of Zion Fair Bap- and crafts. They hope every child
tist Church will be selling bar-b- in the community will be a part of
que chicken and rib dinners, pre- this exciting vacation Bible school
pared by the one and only Chef event
Paul Gant, on June 6. Tickets for Starquest" A Galactic Good
the dinners are on sale now. News Adventure will be held on
$5.00 ag asked for chicken June 15 through 19 from 6:00 to
dinners and $6.00 for rib din- 8:30 p.m. For more information,
ners. Your support in this event please call 647-5026. Come blast
will be greatly blessed. off with them.

join us

l" for an out-of-this-world week of-
adventure as we blastoff to a time z
of fun Bible. learning and great activities!
Liftoff will be at:
p' First Baptist Church of Mexico Beach
823 North 15th Street .
June 15th 19th _
6 8 p.m. CST 1

311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
Sunday School 9:45 am Discipleship Training 5:00 pmr'Sun. Evening
Wed. Night at 7:00 pm. Youth Group Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
"O ta.sTe and see that the Lord isq ood: blessed is the man that trurterh in Him.
Please accept this inritarion to join us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For information concerning our bus ministry, please call 647-5026 -

First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe
Church Office 227-1-493 Gus Carpenter, Pastor
Suinril School .. .... . 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ..... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service . 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday .. .. ...... .. ... 7:00p.m.
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us



Bible Study: We
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. S
6 p.m. Wednesday
Call 229-8310
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457'
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue


.... Steadfast
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Oliver F. Taylor
Visitation Minister, First
United Methodist Church

Psalm 117 has only two
verses and twenty nine
words. They are, "Praise the
Lord; all nations! Extol him,
all peoples! For great is his
steadfast love toward us,
and the faithfulness of the
Lord endures forever; Praise

'the Lord!"
We live in a time of change. Changes can be good
and be bad depending upon circumstances.
However, we need truths which we can depend
upon. God gives us this with His steadfast love.
Sometimes wve refer to this as "covenant loyalty."
God made this covenant with His people, and we can
always depend upon this.
This psalm was very important to the Hebrews,
and it still holds true today. In the end times we will
all be able to depend upon God. Praise the Lord!

Musician at St.,

James Episcopal

St. James' Epicopal Church Trinity United Methodist Church,
will host The Advance Bells of of Warner Robins, Georgia, on
S,. Tuesday, June 9. at 7:00 p.m.
(nGosnel ThrouLgEnh These talented musicians will

Music & Drama
The Youth Ministry of First
Baptist Church of Americus.
Georgia, will be presenting the
gospel through music and drama
on Thursday, June 4. at Long Av-
enue Baptist Church.
The service will begin at 7:00
p.m. In the church sanctuary.
The public is invited and encour-
aged to attend this night and ex-
perience the gospel as it is pre-
sented by these 32 teenagers who
are touring Georgia and Florida.

Car Wash
and Garage Sale,
The Youth' Department of
Grace Baptist Church will be
sponsoring a garage sale and car'
wash on Saturday, June 6," at'
Frank Pate Park. The garage sale" '
will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will,"
feature furniture, clothing, and
many other items.
The car wash will begin at,.
8:00 a.m. There will be no set.
charge, but donations will ,be,,ac-
) cepted. Both events will conclude
at 12:00 noon.

perform a variety of pieces, rang-
ing from, the Nutcracker Suite to
The OldRuggedCross.
The public is come and enjoy
a covered dish supper, before the
music begins, at 6:00 p.m. Bring
your friends and a covered dish
to share. This informal dinner will
be a good time for you to meet the'
youthful performers and to greet
old friends. If you can't come for
the meal, please attend the per-
formance at 7:00 p.m.

Victory Temple
Honors Graduates
There will be a special service
on Sunday. June 17, at 11:30
a.m. honoring all of the 1998
graduates of Victory Temple First
Born Holiness Church. The ser-
vice will be entitled, "Only What
You Do For Christ Will Last."
The speaker for ,the service
will the youth' pastor, Elder
Charles Gathers. Everyone Is cor-
dially invited to attend this ser-
vice. Victory Temple is located at
Avenue D and Peters Street Bish-
op H. W. Willis is the pastor.

First Baptist Church

Welcomes New Pastor

The members of the First
Baptist Church of Port St. Joe
would like to announce the arri-
val of their new pastor, Allen Wel-
born and his family; his wife,
Sandi, and his children, John
and Sheri. They are coming from
Norcross, Georgia. Rev. and Mrs.
Welborn have three other chil-
dren, Paul and Erin, who are in
college, and Ashley, who is mar-

Pastor Allen Welborn will be-
gin his ministry here on June 14.
The church membership will have
a 'Welcome Fellowship" for him
and his family on the evening of
June 14 at 8:00 p.m. in the fel-
lowship hall. Everyone is invited
to attend.

\\ I The friendly place to acrkhip!
S First Baptist Church
Mexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor
: 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 at 6:30 p.m.
Please note, all times central!
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach Comer 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.
M morning Service ................................................ 11 a.m .
Tuesday Bible Study .......................................... 7 p.m.
Thursday Praise & Worship .................................. 7 p.m.
ROSA L. GARLAND, pastor 2

1 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
".['I SUNDAY WORSHIP....................10 a.m.
SADULT SCHOOL ....................... ... 1 a.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children Nursery Avilable
Pastor, Rev. J. Reid Cameron

r' first Baptist Chiurch
A L Allen Welborn '" p Buddy Caswell f'
Pastor'. M tinislerof Musc &"Yofh :

Sunday School .....................9:45 am
Worship Service .. .. ..... ... 11:00 am
Disciple Training .. . ... . 6:00 pm
SEvening Worship .................... 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meetihg ........... 7:00 pm

Come Visit and Enjoy


801 20th St. Port St. Joe


Sunday School......I..:.....10:00 a.m.
Morning Service..................1...1:00 a.m.
Evening Service........................ 600 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Meeting.. .7:00 p.m.
Bill Taylor, Pastor Roger Louks, Asst. Pastor

SConstitution andfvonumnient
Catch de S kPI ort St. joe
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.


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+ Sunday School 9:45
8:00 a.m. (CT)


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Discover God's love! ,
Everyone welcome .

Long Avenue .
1601 Long Avenue Port St Joe 229-8691
Worship -. Sunday 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.

fFirst UnitedM hodist Church
17 111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410

Worship Services ........:................ 9:00 a.m. CT
Church School ........................... 10:15 a.m. CT

Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor Dr. John Anderson, Music Director
Parsonage Phone: 648-4424 Office Phone: 648-8820

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 -9a.m. CDT
Worship Service 10 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. CDT

Visit Us! Upstairs First Union Bank Building
Sunday Worship 10 ALM and 5 P.M.
Bruce Duly, Pstor Study: 227-2583 Churdi: 227-1180





'98 To Be Held
Preach-A-Thon '98 will be
held at the Frank Pate Park on
June 27. The organizers of this
event are currently looking for lo-
cal ministers to preach at the 3rd
Annual Preach-A-Thon. Please di-
rect all inquiries to Rev. Guy La-
bonte at 648-5912 after 6:00.
During this event, the com-
munity will also be blessed with a
variety of Christian vocalists, mu-
sicians, puppeteers, and drama-
tists. The Preach-A-Thon will be-
gin at 5:00 p.m. and end at dartk"
Everyone in the community is in-
vited to attend.

Youth Day at

New Bethel AME
The young people's division of
New Bethel A.M.E. Church will be
celebrating its annual Youth Day
on Sunday, June 14. The speaker
for the 11:00 a.m. service will be
Kingsley Davis of Orlando.
Ebonee Daniels of Tallahas-
see will be the guest soloist. Eve-
ryone is invited to come out and
share in this celebration. The
church is located at the comer of
Highway 98 and Avenue C. Rev.
Calvin Griffin, Sr. is the pastor.

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Join us for a tropical treasure hunt on SonLight Island! You'll
have fun in the warmth of the Son, with Bible stories, crafts,
games, snacks, songs and skits. Discover the greatest treasure
of all, God's love, as you explore 1 Corinthians 13.
June 15th -June 19th
9:00 a.m. noon
For More Information
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Please register in advance in the church office, Monday Friday ,
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Pictured, from left, are Randall J. Mims and Lynn Owen III.

Tyndall Federal
Wins State Honors

Wins State Honor s

The Florida Credit Union
League awarded TVndall Federal
Credit Union with first place in
both the Louise Herring Award for
Philosophy in Action and the Dora
Maxwell Award for community
service at the Florida Credit
Union League Convention in.
Orlando. Randall J. Mims.
Chairman of the FCUL presented
the awards to Lynn W. Owen, III
The Louise Herring Award
Program recognizes credit unions
which demonstrate a commitment
to applying the "people-helping-
people" philosophy by implement-
ing programs or policies to
enhance member service. Only
4 one award is given for the state of
Florida and winners of this award
advance to the Credit Union
National Association's competi-

Tyndall Federal was recog-
S nized for its International Credit
Union Day event held in October
'1997. The event raised awareness
of the impending. legislation
regarding credit union member-
The Dora Maxwell Award

Program acknowledges exception-
al performance for social respon-
sibility. Tyndall Federal Credit
Union won first place for credit
unions with 8200 million and
more in assets. TFCU was recog-
nized for their campaign for
United Way of Northwest Florida.
The credit union raised over
S30,000 for the charity.
Lynn Owen stated. 'This is
the second year the credit union
has received recognition for both
the Louise Herring and the Dora
Maxwell Awards. It s certainly an
honor and is evidence of an
exceptional degree of service to
our members."
Tyndall Federal (Credit Union
..was founded in 1956 and is Bay
County's largest financial institu-

Missionary Day
Philadelphia Primitive Baptist
Church will hold its annual Mis-
sionary Day on Sunday at 11:00
a.m. The speaker will be Ruth An-
derson of Panama City. Everyone
is invited to attend.

Corner of 522 Kenny Street & N. Garrison Avenue
PROVERB 8:13 the fear of the lbrd isito hate evil. .. .
PROVERBS 2:' tells us if we diligently apply ourselves to wisdom knowledge, and
understanding,we will understand the fear of the LORD.
#2 CORIN.7:1 having therefore these promise let us cleanse ourselves from all filth-
iness -of the flesh, and spirit.
LUKE 1:50 his mercy is on them that fear him.
PSA.25:12-14 it is a blessing to them that fear the LORD.
ECC. 12: let us fear the LORD, because we can hide.
DEUT. 10:12-13 GOD requires the fear of man
PSA. 19-7 the fear,of the LORD is clean. .. ,
PSA. 96:1-9 fear the LORD above all other .GODS
PROV. 8:11 wisdom teaches us to fear GOD.
PROV.9:10 the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom.
ACTS 10: 2 CORNELIUS was a man that loved the word, but he also feared GOD.
2 CORIN.7:1 having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse our-
selves from all filthiness of the flesh, in the fear of GOD.
LUKE 12:4-5 fear him that can destroy body, and soul.
SOME like the relaxed kind of.attitude, that is having JESUS on our Level, buddy,
buddy basis, making known our dislikes as well as approvals. ,
He calls us,friend, brethrens, sons,.and daughters,. but let us not forget, He is no less
the SUPREME ALMIGHTY,GOD, therefore let us serve Him with fear and trembling.


1200 U. S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
850.648.5146 or 1.800.458.7478

Mexico Beach, Hwy. 98 & 2nd St. Unobstructed
gulf view, 2 lots approx. 50'xl50' each. lots 1 &
2, unit 1, blk. 1. $115,000 each firm.
Under construction gulf front home Cape
San Bias Feather Sound. 3 bd., 2 bath, all elec.,
approx. 1600 sq. ft., dune walkover, paved park-
ing underneath, outside shower,.$250,000.
Brand new gulf front home, 6204 Hwy. C-30,
near Gulf Pines. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, all elec.
home. Approx. 1800 sq. ft., 200 ft. dune
walkover, metal roof, carpet and tile floors.
Covered porch, paved parking underneath, out-
side shower. $250,000.
705 Gulf Aire Dr. Gulf Aire Sub. Very iice 3
bd 2 ba single level home in like new cond. This
isa spacious home w/over 2100 sq. ft. of open
floor plan with a bright central kitchen, great
room, 1g. Florida rm., master bedroom suite and
split bedroom plan. Set on a nicely landscaped
75'x120' lot, a privacy fenced back yard, and
large arbor patio provide indoor./outdoor living
at its best. 2 car garage & loads of storage com-
plete this package, and all within steps of a pri-
vate dedicated beach, tennis d'r'ts'i,aind.
swimming pool in Gulf County's nicest planned
community. Must see to appreciate. $171,292.68.
IMexico Beach. 2701 Hwy. 98. BEACHSIDE!
Also highway frontage. 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick
home, fireplace, totally renovated, wiring, ch/a,
etc. $175,000.
Gulfaire Drive Gulf Aire Sub. Phase II.
Vacant lot, 72.6'x261.02'x150'xl46.73'. Lot 26,
BIk. D, $26,000.
Wewahitchka. Beautiful wooded lot, close to
the Dead Lakes. Located in the C. L. Morgan
Subd., this lot is zoned for homes or mobile
homes. Lot size 105'x113'. Build the home of
your dreams in this quiet, wooded subdivision
and still be just 20 min. from the beach. $10,000.
1306 Monument Ave. Beautiful 3 or 4 bd 2 ba.
executive brick home in excel. cond. 6 yrs. old.
Great rm. w a bonus rm. & Ig. screened-in back
porch. Also new hardwood floors, carpeting,
ch/a, oversized lot w/alley access. Ex. Ig. dbl.
garage, walk-in closet in master suite. Many
amenities. $154,900.
8217 Hwy. 98 Gulfaire Townhomes. Great 2 br
2.5 ba. townhome, furnished, new h a 95 &

;disp., aclhrplel9t vnl. Under year lease-
not on weekly rental market, but excel. poten-
tial. Comfortable year-round living. or great
investment. $165,000.
CANALFRONT 117 N. 36th St., Mexico Beach.
3 bd.. 2 ba. brick home. dbl garage, 1 1/2 lots on
canal, covered boat dock, patio, new shallow
well. Plumbed for sprinkler system. $269,000.
,CANALFRONT luxury home, 116 N. 38th St.,
Many amenities. Split floor plan, 3 bd., 2 ba.
vinyl siding; private:boat dock, util./workshop
area, completely turnished. $269,000. I
209 Gulf Aire Dr. -Gulf Aire Subdivision-
Custom builtin 1995 this beautiful.and unique 3
Br 2Ba home in like new condition is a real find.
Totally constructed to provide a maintenance
free exterior, set on a beautifully landscaped 75'
x 120' lot with a uqas tlaqm/garden family
room, this well apiAM 1 nome piroVides for
comfortable year round indoor,'outdoor living.
1880 Sq Ft of top of the line finish, tile, and
materials all within steps of a private dedicated
beach, tennis courts and swimming pool in one
of Gulf county's nicest restricted communities.
Must see to appreciate. 179,900.
7991 Hwy. 98 Windrush St. Joe Beach. BEACH-
FRONT HOME. 4 bd., 3 ba. single family dwelling
w/approx. 1,950 sf living space is just 3 yrs. old, mas-
ter bath room has jacuzzi & walk-in shower, kitchen is
all electric. Designed with living spaces facing the
Gulf this home has sunning deck, outdoor h/c show-
er, dune walkover, 2 car paved parking under unit and
outdoor brick grill. Handicapped accessible w/eleva-
tor. Excellent rental unit. $415,000.
378 Gulf Pines Dr., Gulf Pines Subd., One of the
finest Gulf front homes in the area. Gorgeous 5 bed-
room, two bath, with many amenities, including ele-
vator, elec. storm shutters, irrigation system, custom
counter fops, 12' ceilings, glass block in master bath,
extensive decking, boardwalk to the beach,, fireplace.
The nicely landscaped home has a wrap around
porch, sundeck with sunbrella, and a screened porch.
Comes with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, satellite
'dish and window treatments. Located on almost 1
acre. $489,900.

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2221 CR C-30
Simmons Bayou on St. Joe Bay REALTO.
850.227.2511 or 888.458.7470 ",'LS

Mexico Beach 112-C S. 32nd St. Very nice 2 bd., 2

G rou ni9Lrtti nLd* # Ard d' ye r,
dishwasher, microwave, stove, refrig., ceiling fans,
all furnishings. $103,900.

102 S. 36th St. 2 bd., I ba. brick beach cottage, ch/a,
near beach. Approx. 75'x90r lot. $105,000.
SummerPlace #18, 107-A 38th St., Mexico Beach.
Summer fun is what this SummerPlace has to offer; 2
bedrooms, 1 1,'2 baths approx. 1000 sq. ft. plus patio
off back,' completely furnished. Unit conscientiously
maintained by original owners. Most units in this
group on rental programs Priced at $99,500.00.
Mexico Beach 116 41st St. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. indi-
vidual home on a 75 x90' lot. home features an all
electric kitchen, 1g. 12\24' glassed in porch, sliding
doors from porch to bedroom, ceiling fans, carpeted,
extensive remodeling, hot, cold outside shower, patio,
I Storage shed, 10x16'. Good view of the gulf.
1220 N. 15th St. Mexico Beach. Home on stilts, very
large lot with fruit trees, grape vines, etc. Very clean '.
and'%vell mai'nt'mind'home. Uihderneath could easily
be closed in for extra room. 2 bedroom, one bath with
ceramic tile, carpet like new, quiet neighborhood.
Please call for more information. $95,000.
801 Maryland Dr. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. 14.x70' mobile
home. Cen. heat.. air, large deck, Reduced to $46,500.
Gulf Aire Subd., 102 Sea Pines Dr. Want room? Large
2200+ sf. frame, 2-story home on comer lot. 2 bd., I
ba., recreational room downstairs, 2 bd., I ba, living
room, dining room, fireplace, and kitchen upstairs.
Remodeled in 1995. Very comfortable.. MUST SEE!
8417 Tradewinds Dr., Gulfaire Subd., This 3 story
home has all the angles for the contemporary
lover-includin an 80x180 gult view lot assures
rughtl Nr NT i T space
includcl ft w o"rv "Tb'i.1s7 2 ffi~, family
room, open kitchen with bar and dining area, living
room. All windows secure with storm shutters.
One-car garage +work room, decks, landscaped
yard with sprinkler system. Homeowners Asso-cia-
tion provides pool and tennis courts. Your perfect
family home priced at $288,000.00.
Gulfaire Dr. Triplex. Two 3 Br 2 Ba units and one 1
Br 1 Ba unit. Very rnice. Good investment. To be sold
together. Total price $175,000

1801 Garrison Ave. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. concrete
block home with aluminum siding approx. 2500 SF. A
new addition of master BR w *sitting room & ba. 1.5
yTs. old, sun porch, screen porch, den, vinyl, carpet,
ch a, stove, refrig., dishwasher, gasqhot water heater.
Sprinkler system, timer, separate Well. Lot 75'xl50'.
Must see to appreciate. $92,000.. :
208 Gautier Memorial, Port St. Joe. Contemporary
3500 sq ft. Florida home w/bahama shutters. 4 bd., 2.5
ba., great room. gourmet kitchen, breakfast area & wet
bar all open to form great entertainment area.Unique
kit.. layout w'/2 double sinks, 2 dishwashers, 2 trash
compactors, 40' counter & bar space. Viking appli-
ances include built-in gas convection oven, warmer,
48" island cooktop w/24" grill, sub-zero refrigerator &
Amanda commercial built-in microwave. Corian.
countertops throughout. Wet bar w/sink & ice
machine. Butler's pantry w/built-in buffet & full-out
cabinets. Rear carpeted screen porch features custom-
built outside kit. w/12' stainless steel top w/sink,
warmer, 2-60,000 btu burners & 32" grill and 2 48"'
Viking hoods. Children's living area has 3 bd., conti-
nental bath w/whirlpool, living area & built-in com-
puter/study area: 'Huge master bath & dressing area
as 14' his/her vanity, 7' Jacuzzi, separate 5'x5' tile 2-
person shower, his/her large walk-in closets. Many
other features included with this beautiful home.
Contact Joan for detailed list. $365,000.
804 Garrison Ave. 3 bedroom, 1 bath Spanish style
stucco 1204 sq. ft., open courtyard entry, 1g. in-ground
pool, fenced, city water & sewer, well for irrigation,
gas heat, window air, Lot 75x150',$6-6900, Reduced to
137 Cape Plantation Dr. Beautiful 3 BR 2 BA stilt home
in restricted subdivision. Great room with fireplace
opens onto larger 12'x28' screen porch overlooking
16th green of St. Joseph's Bay Country Club.
Underneath parking and storage. ch/a, Jennaire stove,
refrig., microwave, dishwasher, disposal. Well kept.
Seashores Subd. 101 Nautilus. Like New. Comer
lot in restricted subdivision, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths
with washer/dryer off master suite and kitchen.
Wired for surround sound, ideal for year round liv-
ing or summer home. 2 car garage, 1 block to the
beach. $116,500.

John M. Delorme, Realtor
Ellen F. Allemore, Realtor
Joy Holder 648-8493
Tom Graney 647-3736
Marlene Harris 647.5316
Patricia Raap 648-5965
Moira Rltch 648-4217
Donna Selfert 648-5919
Joan Smlthwick 6474150
Bobbi Seward 227-3622

254 Coronado St. Really nice well maintained 3 bd I
1/2 ba. 12x60' mobile home, furnished with dish-
washer, ref., gas stove, ch/a, microwave. Kitchen and
bath redone. Also enclosed front porch and a back
deck, 2 sheds, sprinkler and Well. Property 135'xl50'
under chamn link fence. 6 76,09@ Reduced to $65,000 or
mobile home on 75'xl50' lot, $45,000. GREAT BUY!

Port SL Joe Approx. 2 acres commercial. industrial -
lots of possibilities 99,000
Motel 4103 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach. Located on four
lots, gunite swimming pool, boat parking, good
investment potenbal. $550,000.
Mexico Beach Marina located on Mexico Beach
Canal 4 lols, bait and tackle shop, gasoline pumps,
boat docks, 3,000 + sq. ft. bldg. $690,000.
MEXICO BEACH VIDEO, 2704 Hwy. 98, Business
Only. All racks and futures, computer, cash register,
copy machine, Ig. movie inventory, 2 yr. building lease
available. $35,000.
1426 Pleasant Rest Rd. 2 bd., 2 ba., split plan
mobile home on cleared approx. 1.'2 acre lot, paved
road, all utilities, well, septic, satellite dish. Perfect
I for your country living, yet within 10 minutes to
two towns. Priced to sell at.$27,500.
178 S. Canal St. canal front. 3 bd., 2 ba. approx.
1650'sf. ch/a, well. septic, 2 car garage, full front &
back decks, back deck includes a 20x9.7 screened in
area, downstairs office, walk-in pantry, refrig.,
satellite dish w/set-up equipment, 1,264 acres,
100' on Intracoastal Waterway w/dock. $140,000.
148 Lucy Dr., Wewvahitchka. UNIQUEl Great home
close to the best fishing. 3 br 2.5 ba. log home. Lots of
room 3600 SF approx. on 3 lots! 2 CH/A units, gas
stove, refrigerator, ceiling fans, 2 car garage. Many
extras. Well built and maintained. $149,000.

San Bias Plantation S/D. BEACHSIDE AND OWN-
ER FINANCING! Lots 14, 19, 21 $34,500. Lots 23, 25,
28, 30 $29,500. Lots 36, 38, 40 $15,500.
INDIAN PASS Beautiful Gulf front lot one of a
kind. CWNi=K&rAfiiJtljk itflBu.Vjlrcad> -30B.
One hu Dre ah side
of road. Nice trees, vegetation, terrific beach. $198,000.
Gulf Side White Sands Dr. Two 25'x100' lots -
cleared,,$25,000 for both.
Block D, Unit 15. Nice residential area. Great lot, great
price, $15,000.
424 New Mexico. 224'x158'x189'; lot 25, Blk B, Unit 14
- triangular wooded lot. $12,500. Single family home
only. ,
410, 412, 414 Colorado Dr. 100'x158.33' each Lot 12,
14, 16, Block B, Unit 14. $28,900 each. Owner financ-
ing, with 20% down, 10% 10 years.
420 Colorado Dr. 100'x158.33' Lot 22, Blk B, Unit
14. $30,900, Owner financing, with 20% down, 10% 10
413, 415 Fifth St. 100'x158.33' Lot 13, 15, Blk A, Unit
14. $31,900 each. Owner financing, with 20% down,
10% 10 years.
Wysong S/D Comer of Robin Lane & 15th St Lot
1, Blk 3 149' X 70' X 127' X 100'. $14,000 MAKE OFFER
Homes Only Subdivision swimming pool and ten-
nis courts.
Christen's Curve. Nice cleared lot, triangular shape,
near pool and tennis court. Phase IV, Lot 8, $27,900.
Lot, Nautilus Dr., Seashores Lot 3, Blk A, 85x150,
Nautilus Dr. Lots 4,5,6,7, & 8, Block A. $22,000 each.
Mobile Homes or Houses
Pineda St. 50' X 125' each -3 lots in first block across
from beach. $25,000 each
FIVE ACRES on the Intracoastal Waterway, approxi-
mately 500' water frontage. Lot size approximately
500'x450'. $85,000.
Wetappo Creek and Highway 386 15.5 acres Great
Potential. $70,000
WETAPPO CREEK ESTATES. Wetappo Dr. Lot 2, Blk.
C. Has septic tank, houses only, 110' x 200', $9,000.

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Check and Repair Your Mailbox

The U.S. Postal Service is
asking all Port St. Joe homeown-
ers to inspect and repair their
mailboxes. Each year, the Postal
Service makes this request be-
cause of the "wear and tear" that
mailboxes incur every year.
"Repairing suburban and ru-
ral mailboxes improved the ap-
pearance of our community and
makes delivering and receiving
mail safer for our carriers and
customers," said Postmaster Den-
nis Geoghagan.
Some of the most typical re-
pairs and alterations that need to
be made include:
*Replacing loose hinges on,
the mailbox door.
*Repainting a mailbox that
may have rusted or started peel-

*Remounting a mailbox post
if it has loosened.
S*Replacing or adding house
numbers. "*
If a homeowner plans to in-
stall a new mailbox or replace a
worn one, he or she must only
use USPS-approved traditional or
contemporary mailboxes. Cus-
tomers should be careful when
purchasing curbside mail recep-
tacles, as the use of unapproved
boxes is prohibited. Customers
may use a custom-built mailbox,
but they must consult with the
postmaster's office to ensure that
it conforms to guidelines concern-
ing flag, size, strength, and quall-

This column is provided as a service of the Life Management Center, a professional counseling and
mental health center. It is not Intended to replace psychological counseling or treatment services.

ty of construction.
For any questions on the use
of names or numbers on mailbox-
es, or answers to any questions,
call Postmaster Geoghagan at
229-8657 or stop by the Port St.
Joe Post Office at 202 Monument

Groh Graduates
OSUT at Benning
Army National Guard Pfc:
Michael D. Groh has graduated
from One Station Unit Training
(OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry
School at Fort Benninig In-
Columbus, Georgia. It combine's
basic military training and
advanced Individual training
During basic training, stu-
dents received instruction in drill
and ceremonies, map reading,
tactics, military customs and
courtesies, and first aid. Trainees
developed combat skills and han-
dled various weapons available to
the infantry soldier.
During AIT, soldiers received
instruction on becoming qualified'

light-weapons infantrymen and
indirect-fire crewmen in a rifle or
mortar squad. Instruction includ-
ed weapons qualifications, tac-
tics, patrolling, field communica-

tions, combat .operations, and
survival during a nuclear, chemi-
cal or biological attack.
Groh is the son of Jane W.
and Earl P. Groh of Port St. Joe.

He is a 1997 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School.

Suf ^S S '7 96 74 Sat/

Dear Counselor:
I have four children, ranging
in age from 11 to 16. All the kids,
except for the youngest, have
caused me no serious problems.
However, my 11-year-old has
taken me to my wit's end by doing
everything wrong. At school, he
fights with other students, acts,
out in class, is disrespectful to his
teachers, and subsequently
makes very poor grades.
At home, he seldom does any-
thing he doesn't want to do with-
out first instigating a big aigt
ment, complete with the two of us
screaming at each other. Is there
any place I can take him that can
fix his problem?
Yours truly. Tired Mama
Dear Tired Mama,
First of all, let me assure you
that your problem is far from
unique. and I applaud your efforts
to secure help with your problem.
You made reference to the fact
that your other children have
posed no significant problems
with their rearing and neither is
that a unique situation, because
no two children are alike and no
two require the same parenting

efforts br techniques.
To answer your question, yes.
your local guidance clinic Is
staffed by professionals who can
help you with your problem.
Notice, I made special attention to
the word, your. By doing this, I
am eluding to the fact that chang-
ing your child's behavior will be
greatly enhanced and is almost
impossible without your help and
your compliant cooperation with
counseling interventions. .
All you have to do to get the
bafl rf is to call the office and
tha staft' will assist you m
sd{'ing up an appointment. Our
phone number is 227-1145.
John A. Ray, M.S.,
Outreach Counselor
Gulf Life Management Center

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

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Offie: Hvy. 8 a 19t St. Meico eachRt. Bx 16, Pot:S. Joe FL:245

HIGH TRAFFIC LOCATION that is on ihe corner of Hwy. 98 & Avenue A in Port St. Joe.
Building was used as a liquor/convenience store/gas station. Main structure is approx.
40x105 under roof. Presently there are two small units that could be rented for small businesses
such as a pawn shoppe, check cashing service, or coin laundry, main building has been a
vibrant convenience store in the past. Literally 1 block Irom the new marina site $199,900. Let's
make a deallt
109-B S. 29th St., Mexico Beach. Beachside condo, fantastic view of the Gulf. 4 bd 2 ba,
completely furnished, excellent rental history. Ready to rent or live in Priced to sell. $115,000.
Brenda Miller has the details.
Williams Way & Charles Corner, Grand Isle Sub., Mexico Beach. Beautiful wood-
ed lot in quiet neighborhood, 70'xl00', only 2 blocks to beach All utilities available Lot 3,
Block D, Grand Isle. Price $13,500.00. Call Brenda Miller today.
Hwy. 386, north of Overstreet. Beautiful 2 1/2 acre w/3 br 2 ba 28'x70' doublewide
mobile home, all appliances including refrig stove, washer and dryer, cen. h&a, pole barn
Property also has small 2 br ba older frame home w/alum. siding & tin roof Price
$89,500.00. Call Perry J. McFarland.
1307 Marvin 4p,. o l ,Ii la, block home, sun
porch, large back F.
9037 Olive Ave., Beacon Hill. Improved vacant lot 50x100' located in second block From
Hwy. 98. Cleared, culvert and lill dirt added. Approved for 1440 sq. ft. home $12,000. Call
Perry McFarland.
Marvin Ave. 1800 block Vacant lot 80'xl175' (Lot 2, Block 95). Ideal for building your
dream home Price $14,000 Call Perry J McFarland.
108 Circle Dr., Mexico Beach. Classic "Kingsberry" home, brick exterior, Fla. rm,,carport,
3 bd 2 ba, fully furnished rental unit w/good rental history, ch&a, window AC in Fla. rm., ter-
razzo floors. Call Brenda Miller today. Price. $140,000.

Gulfaire. Townhouse #8257. Guli vfusi 2 bd 21/2 ba, fully fumished, all appliances, many
upgrades, ch&a, all electric. Price $165, .0)U =I nda Miller.
116 N. 39th St., Mexico Beach. Canalfront home with 3 br 2 ba approx. 1300 SF, only 4 yrs. old. Decks
galore, all Ken-nore appliances beiber carpeting. window, treatments. Owner says sell Price reduced to
5216,999. O.rer also offering a $600 bonus ao the sellir.g agEni. together with a one yr. home -arranty to be
paid by seller Call Brenda Miller today
703 Maryland Blvd., Mexico Beach. ,Very rice 1996 Redman 24'x44' doublewide mobile
home, all appliances, mostly Furnished Outside vinyl siding, shingled roof, on 75'x100' lot. Owner
financing. Perry McFarland. Price Reduced $4,500 to $59,500.
101 -A. S. 29th St., Mex. Beach. Large 4 BR 3 BA barn style, home, completely furnished, great
view of beach and water, parking under house. Brenda Miller. $159,000. Adjacent identical home may
Sbe for sale also.
Palmetto St., Overstreet, 2.59 acres, 400 Ft. well, cleared with grass, one septic tank for two
mobile homes, barn. Brenda Miller. $44,000
S. Long Street, Overstreet, 10 Acre parcel ideal for country estate, form, or subdivision. Close to
intracoastal canal.:Brerida Miller. $100,000
511 7th St., PSJ, Beautifully landscaped home with alley access in quiet neighborhood. 3 or 4 BR
1 BA with formal liv. and dining, sun room, den, breakfast rm. Features include: CH&A, gas stove &
oven, other appliances electric, gas fireplace, sm6ll foyer with coat closet, vinyl siding, outside dbl.
garage with a shop/mother-in-law apt. Flooring in the home is carpeting throughout w/ vinyl in the
kitchen, bath and breakfast room. Price $87,500.00.


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412 5th St., Mexico Beach. Almost new.
24'x52 doublewide mobile home, unfurn, open.
rooms, all appliances, garden tub in master ba ,
split bdrm design, outside uiti bldg landscaped
yd double driveways, 20 year roof Contact .*.
Brenda Miller Price: REDUCED to $S59,000.00
1803 Garrison Ave., P B 3 B BA block home remodeled inside, large master bath, lots of a
space, most appliances. I lm Jrenda Miller $65 000
315 Woodward Ave., PSJ. Charming 3 BR I BA wood frame home nestled on a 55'xl70' cam
near downtown Port St Joe Home has covered screened in porch. living rm with fireplace, uniper
dining room, full kitchen, small den, covered carprlt in the front and back, ceiling Fans, window AC
gas heat, electric water heater Also, a nice concrete outbuilding that is perfect for a shop or extra sto
Zoned residential/commercial Owner financing available Price $64.900 00
11612 Monument Ave., PSJ. Very spacious hore s.luated on a one acre lot wilh a fantastic vie
the water This a bedroom. 2 1I/2 bath brick and Frame home boasts 2.560 SF of living space. has a
living/dining room combination, large family room with brick fireplace, sewing/laundry rm, large
area, 23'x23' double garage, 10'x21' porch, cenital vacuum system, intercom/stereo system, The ki
appliances include almost new self-cleaning owen. built-in range lop, large built-in microwave. gar
disposal, oak cabinets with carousel shelv.ng in corners Celing fans, lighting, and window treatment
throughout the house and included in the pr.ce Price 1119.900 00
GARRISON AVE., BRENDA DR., MONICA DR., BARBARA DR., Several new lots available
sale, more forthcoming Suzes vary. locations vary All are close to schools, yet off the beaten path W
and sewer available Nice new homes in subdivision, expanding area of town Price $19.900 00 pe
Owner financing with 20% down. 10' interest. 10 year amortized, 3 year balloon payment
1012 McClelland Ave., PSJ. 4 BR F house in established neighborhood, garage
appliances, 20'x30' workshop, Fenced ba. ..,I da Miller $69,000
1111 Garrison Ave., PSJ. Very well kep 2 BR I' BA brick home on large lot, all new inside. (
rental income property or home for small Family' Brenda Miller $52 900
103 Plantation Dr., Cape Plantation. This home is a br.ck veneer great room design with a
create drive and walkway & double garage 3 or 4 BR, 2 1/2 BA executive home with plenty of r
Amenities include wall to wall carpeting, all wood cabinets in kitchen, dbl. sink, vinyl in kitchen and I:
all electric appliances, small back deck. covered front porch, walk-in closet in the master bedroom,
cious laundry room and garage. walk-in attic storage Home is on sepric tank and well with public '
available Price $107.000 00.
White City, 284 Sealey Dr., Rambling ranch style house with 5 BR 2 BA, 2300 SF of. living area
ated on 3 43 acre sire w.th safe harbor and access to intracoastal waterway. Fireplace, den/tv room,
ing room, large kitchen w.th island, covered carport, CH&A, tile, vinyl, and carpeting, A barn has se
stalls and a corral For horses or a green house. Clean country living with deep water access to St. Joe
or Apalachicola Below appraised value. Price $1 19,900.00.
Corner 3rd and Fortner Ave., Mexico Beach. Two cleared lots each 50'x 50', one block to be
good view from two story home, zoned for homes'or mobile homes. Brenda Miller. $57,000 each.
BAY BREEZE SUBDIVISION, behind Carpet Country, Affordable, oversized lots, restricted, z
for mobile homes. Some restrictions. Each lot measures 100'x300'. Close to Port St. Joe, close to sch
All utilities available. Septic tank needed. Price i11,500.00 each. OWNER FINANCING WITH 20%
8749 Hwy. 386, Overstreet. Twenty acre barcel.with 800' on Wetappo Creek (deep water c
nel). Also 2 BR 2 BA home, artisan well, two stocked ponds, garden area, fruit trees and dogwoods Br.
Miller. $255,000
Peacock Lane, off Pleasant Rest Cemetery Rd.), 6.209 acres with200' on Wetappo Creek, (
water), dockage available, some marsh. Brenda Miller. $75,000
Corner Hatley Dr. & 15th St, Mex. Bch. One large corner parcel approx. one acre, zoned
WATER TAP PAID. Excellent home site for permanernt home or weekend retreat. Brenda Miller. $30,00

lome: 850-229-6153 Home:
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Bonnett St., Beacon Hill. 2 lots each 50'xlOO, wooded, secluded Owner Financing. Brenda
Miller $10,000 ea.
Magellan St., St. Joe Beach. Three individual lots for sale in new subdivision, each 50'x125'.
Already has septic permit for 3 BR house, some restrictions. Brenda Miller. $35,000 each.
GULF FRONT LOTS R 7 Lot size i 20' x 351'. $375,000.00. OWNER FINANCING 25% down pay-
ment. balance in 5 years, 10% interest. Prices subject to change without notice. Can build either large
home or duplex
GULF FRONT TRACT 110.03' x 790.92 1.98 acres located in Tract 29. Located between Stump
Hole and Scallop Cove. $99,900.00.
JUST BEFORE CAPT. JACK'S. Beautiful bay front parcel 128 feet wide by 250 to 275 feet deep.
Very little;marsh (minimal). Quiet and secluded. Enjoy the peaceful waters of the bay in your back yard.
Docks allowed by DEP permit. $99,000.00.
2 Indian Lagoon Lots. $24,500.9@& ty water, nice location.
INDIAN LAGOON FRONT (south side of Hwy. C-30). 5 lots 100' x 350'-400' more or less.
BAY FRONT LOT HEAD OF THE BAY. 100' road to bay, $85,000.
BAY FRONT LOT NEAR THE STATE PARK. One of a kind, minimal marsh,. oversized width 128'.
$99,900. A GEMIIl
BAY BREEZE 11 LOTS SOLD IN 2 MONTHS111 Get yours now, they are going fast
INDIAN LAGOON LOTS, Hwy. C-30 to Lagoon, $29,900. 4 UNDER CONTRACT in 2 weekslll
Only 3 left at. $29,9001
SOLD IN 60 DAYS.50 1DSt. 3 bedroom, 2 bath,; St. Joe Beach, $74,500.
Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe. lot flialts! Ilq f". tart of lot 10, 143'1l75', good
neighborhood. Price $14,000. e

Our firm is pleased to announce the EXCLUSIVE
listing of several lots owned by St. Joe Corp. in
the following areas: Gautier Memorial Lane,
Cabell Drive, Marvin Avenue and Garrison
Avenue. A 5 lots under contract. Starting at
$14,000. Prices will increase soon!!!

Look for us on the Internet at http://www.homtown.com/thompson
And now you may e-mail us on the Internet at: .
elizwthompson@digitalexp.com or MULTIPLEUSM


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Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

2 Houses Brian Setterich Road
(4 miles north of Wewahitchka)

3 bedroom, 2 bath, split plan, fireplace, semi enclosed carport,
2,000 sq. ft., one acre. 100% financing no closing costs for quali-

flied buyers.

Crestwood Acres 22 home neighborhood

$68,000 $76,000



The Star Port St. JTne. FL Thursdav. June 4. 1998 Pare Seven

EST at Port.Theatre Antique Mall, Pt St. Joe.
Shop 'til midnight! Mall open Tues. Sat.
Wade Clark Auctions
10% Buyer's Premium, AB 1239, AU 1737.

'91 Cutlass Sierra, 4 dr., fully loaded,
excellent condition. 229-2630. Itp
1984 Chevy station wagon, good condi-
tion. Call 647-8139. tc 6/4
1997 GMC Z-71 extended cab, 32,000
miles, loaded, excellent condition,
$24,000 obo. 639-5227. i 4tc 6/4
1997 Dodge Gran Caravan LE, teal, left
slide door, power, cruise, tilt wheel,
stereo, am/fmn cassette, luggage rack,
r excel, cond. $18,800. 227-7205
Slite 6/4

1995 Isuzu pickup, 5 speed, air cond.,
cassette, bed liner, 1 owner, 33,000
miles, asking $6,900. 229-9215.
4tc 6/4

1989 Voyager mini van for sale, $1,000Q.
Call 227-3663. 2tc 6/4
1997 Kawasaki 4 wheeler, $3,400. 639-
3782 after 5 p.m. tc 6/4
1987 Ford Ranger 4x4, $1,500. 7214
Americus Ave., St; Joe Beach. Call 647-
3912. tfc 6/4

1985 Pontiac Parisenne, 9 -passenger
wagon, 1 owner, low mileage, clean.
647-5179. 2tc 5/28
1981 CJ5, good shape. S3.000. Call
827-2906 or 850-584 9723. 2tc 5/28
Convertible 1994 Chevy Cavalier.
loaded. runs perfect, looks great,,
S$7,500. 639-3737 or 639-3410.1
tfc 5/28

'75 Jeep Cherokee 4x4. good condition
clean. 82.500. 229-6b00. 2tc 5/28

Must Sell: '89 Buick Skylark. blue. two
door. good student car. S2.200. Call
827- 1695. 4tc 5/14

Apartments and Homes for Rent: One
to 3 bedroom apartments, duplexes,
and homes for rent in Mexico Beach.
Furnished and unfurnished. Call
Parker Realty at 850-648-5777 for more
information, tfc 6/4
Unfurnished 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath
townhouse, 1022 Woodward Ave., $495
month. Must see to appreciate. Call
Anne between 8 a.m. 5 p.m. at 229-
6914. 4tc 5/14
Vacation home: 1 1/2 hr. north of
Atlanta in Murphy, N.C. 2 bd., 2 ba.
complete furnished, no smokers,no
pets. 850-639-2465 or 828-837-0272,
$375 per week. 6tc 5/21
Two bedroom house with central
heat/air in Wewa. Call 639-5552.
tfc 6/4

MOSS CREEK APTS., 850-639-2722.
Affordable living for low to middle
income families located at 1256 Amy
Circle, Wewahitchka, FL. Rent based on
income. Rental assistance available on
all units. Central heat and air, blinds.
stove, refrlg., carpeting. 1 & 2 bedroom
apartments available. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Hearing, Impaired # 352-
472-3952." 2tp 6/4

Mobile home lot for rent, Mexico Beach.
Call 648-5476. tfc 6/4;
2 bedroom apartment in Wewa. Call
639-2268 if no answer please leave
name and message. 4tc 5/14
For Rent: quaint building. clean, small.
easy to decorate, ideal for small wed-
dings. receptions. dinners, great rates.
For informauton call 227-1278. or 227-
1776. fc 9/25
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.
tfc 6/4

For Sale/Rent: Bayfront house at Cape
San Bias. 3 bdrm.. 2 ba.. Ig. covered
decks, appliances. Call Phil at 227-
1 19 or 9229-R409. tc 6/4

The Gulf County School Board is re6e-
ing applications for the following posi-
1 Teacher Aide CDA certified, Port St.
Joe Elementary PK-EArly Intervention.
Contact Ms. Catherine Barfield, (850)
227-1221; 1 Teacher Aide Part Time -
Port St. Joe Elementary Ever. Start
Educator. Contact Ms. Catherine
Barfield, (850) 227-1221;; 1 Teacher
Aide CDA certified Wewahitchka
Elementary PK Early Intevention,
Contact Mr. Clayton Wooten, (850). 639-
2476; 1 Teacher Aide Part Time CDA
certified District Parent INvOlvement
Coordinator. Contact Ms. Deborah
Crosby (850) 229-6940.
Application forms are available at th eap-
' propriate school or the District Office.
Saalry will be based on a Board
approved schedule. Application dead-
line is June 11, 1998, 2:00 P.M. Gulf
County Schools is an equal opportunity
employer. 2c 6/4

Wanted: Bartender/waitress. Apply in
person at Wonder Bar, St Joe Beach.

Earn an Income plus bonuses Build a
residual income No sign up fees, deliv-
eries, inventory or experience neces-
sary Call (850) 647-3273. 4tc 6/4
Pest Control: Must be neat. clean, self
motivated and have a good driving
record, no experielence needed. Will
rrain and school the right person. Call
Donrue's Total Pride Pest Control. 648-
3018 or 639-5686 between 8 a.m. & 5
p m Drug test required. 2tc 6/4

CryNstal Clean Car Wash Is seeking help
or building may be rented. For more
Inforematlon call 648-3090. 2tc 6/4

Production Workers: Excellent wages
and benefits. Applications will be
accepted at plant office between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3.00 p m. EDST
Monday Friday. June 1-12, 1998. Two
positions .open. Premier Chemicals,
State Road 362 North. port St. Joe, FL-
EOE and AA employer. Itc 6/4

Air conditioning duct
installers, experienced or will
train right person. Service tech
experience only, must be EPA
certified. Drug free workplace.
GW Service, 229-9125. 2tc

1981 Oldsmoble Cutlass body. engine
and intenor in great shape. air cond.. Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No

Srtognal mlesz 00 ;, o.Call 647-
i _34 97 after 6:0.& 6 6c 6/4







'93 Honda 250 Nighthav.k motorcycle.
low miles. 81.950. Call 227-1639 or
227-1109. ask for Charlie or Linda.
i uc 6/4

17' center console. 85 hp Suzuki motor.
depth finder, radial trader. 841.000. 647-
3100. 4tc 5/28
2 new rebuilt 225 Johnson outboards.
with controls and gauges. S4.500 each.
Call 227-7360. 4tc 5/14
26.1' Mako with twin 150 hp Esinrudes.
less than 400 hours Some electronics
and all aluminum tandem trailer.
Reasonable offer. 641--521 1. Ltc 6/4,

Trailer for rent. one bedroom, full
kitchen, liv. rm.. furnished with washer
&dryer, on corner lot. Clean & neat.
immediate occupancy. 648-5033.
2, tc 6/4

Lease or Lease/Purchase,. three bed-
room, 2 bath house at Cape Plantation,
$650 month. 1-352-383-5524. 3tc 6/4
Mexico Beach, one .bedroom efficiency
furnished. Very ,nice, long-term. Call
648-8005. tfc 6/4
Downtown Port St. Joe office space for
rent, '$250 includes utilities. Call 229-
7121, ask for Bill. tfc 6/4

Safe 'N Dry Storage
$25 month
302-B Reid Ave., PSI FL




Now Open
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
Office: 647-3665
Home: 647-5106

* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch. carport &
laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refng., washer/dryer hook-up.
*New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house. I I/2 ba..
inside laundry rm, ch&a, dishwasher
& stove. fully carpeted. No pets.
*Small 2 bdrm. home. auto. heat & air.
washer/dryer hook-up.
-One bedroom apartment. washer
driverr hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.

Executive home: 3 bedroom. 2 bath.
new paint inside and out. appliances.
On golf course. 229-7177 days, ask for
Colleen. tfc 6/4

Garage Sale: June 5th & 6th. 3 families.
1804 Mlarin Avenue.

Saturday. June 6, 7:30 a.m. 12.00
p.m. at Frank Pate Park. Furniture.
clothing and many more Items. Itc

MulU-family yard sale. Sat.. June 6th.
8:00 a.m. 475 Angelfish St.. Highland
View. Full set of kitchen cabinets.
antique sewing cabinet, bunk beds.
crib, baby clothes, toys, video tapes,
kid's clothes, plus-size clothes, misc.
-household items and furniture.
Something for everyone.
3 family yard sale, Fri., June 5th &
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. till. Tools, fishing
tackle, wood Items and household
items. 1017 Woodward Ave. ltp
Yard, Sale: Saturday, June 6; 279
Angelfish St., Dishes. dolls, what nots,
something for everyone. 9 a.m. 2 p.m.

Yard Sale: Sat., June 6, 8 a.m. 2p.m.
Dishes, comforters, porcelain dolls, etc.
2908 Garrison Avenue. ltp

Yard Sale: Saturday, June 6, 204 19th
St., 8 a.m. 12 noon.

Yard Sale: 1903 Garrison Ave. Thursday
& Friday, 8:00 till 5:00. Furniture,
kitchen items, brass, linens, other good
things. iltp

Giant Moving Sale: Saturday, June 6, 9
a.m. till. Too many items to list, house
and van included in sale. 3015 Garrison
Ave. ltc 6/4
Yard Sale: Saturday, June 6, until 12
noon, 404 Georgia Ave., Mexico Beach.
Yard Sale: Saturday, 8 a.m. noon. Lots
of women's and children's clothes. Sega
Genesis with lots of games, lots of toys,
etc. Gulf Aire Drive. Itp
Yard Sale: 7:30 1:00, Saturday, June
6th. Furniture, clothes,, misc. house-
hold items, some toys, comforter &
sheet set very nice. Great bargains, no
checks. 1604 Garrison Ave. Itp


Jeff Wood 227-1559
i1: .l

Glynn Dykes
'No job loo big, or Too small"
Free Estimales Insured
Tic 7

Free Estimates RF 0066770

independent Marketing Rep. #119212.
107 Sunset Circle Port St. Joe,_

oL" ,!Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
Flea Control Condominiums
H,:,u-:-hld P- I:.C ri 1hl New Treatment/.
RiI E .i I r ,ii- p,' :,'R.ii: Construction Sites
Serving Gulf Co. & Surrounding Areas
Free Estimates & Inspections

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Wait staff, apply in person at Caroline's,
123 Water St., Apalachicola. Itc 6/4
Immediate openign for receptionist in
fast-paced physician's office, Computer
an dphone skills required. Exeprience
preferred. Looking for self-motivated,
reliable person who enjoys working with
people. Please call 229-8010. 2tc 6/2
Help Wanted: Apply :in person at
Bayside Lumber or call 229-8232.
c ..6/4

Mechanic needed: must hare 3 years
exp in diesel engines and hydraulic
systems. Must have own tools and pre-
fer CDL. Paid holidays, IRA & insur-
ance. Call 850-785-7099.,, 3tc 5/21

. Roseate Spoonbill Lounge
in Apalachicola is seeking
a dependable, qualified,
experienced bartender. Call
S (850) 653-8856.

Our company is 850 strong and
growing. We need high perfor-
mance self-motivated people will-
ing to work evenings, weekends,
hrs. required to get the job done.
To join our sales team.you must be
career-minded, able to work well
with others, willing to work, clean,
tag, display, merchandise, prospect
and take care of our customers.
i As a Sales Associate, your income
is directly proportional to your will-
ingness to work and ability to sell.
Fantastic company benefits.
Apply in person during business
hours. No phone calls please.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.


TLC Lawn Service _A
tolerng to All 'tour Lovn
Ser."ice INeejds
ih.l.,'i .,r mrrir,r,. Ciaor. Out.,
rior.icurri.g. ":,rv',n.g F lrnizizing.
Lor..-r caor.g or.r..3 i -r ,prnr.kl-r -k ..= r.
R,, 2a..c .i-. 229-6435

RC nWfla3-9
Specializing in Reroofs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
Where Quahiry is Hiarpr Than Prnce"

Household Repairs
Painting Interior/Exterior Deck
Restoration Lawn Maintenance
(850) '229-1051 r
''. ; ** : *tfc 6/4

St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-2112

5X10 10x10 10X20
':On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week

Housekeeping help wanted. Apply in
person at Caroline's, 123 Water St.,
Apalachicola, FL. ltc 6/4

Established Real estate Office has open-
ing for Sales Agent. Florida Real estate
license is required. Call Parker Realty of
Mexico Beach, Inc., 850-648-5777.
tfc 5/28

Class A or B CDL drivers needed. Apply
in person, C. R. Smith & Son, Inc., 3071
W. Hwy. 98, Port St. Joe, FL. Salary
D.O.E. tfc 5/28,
Shonev's. Panama City Beach now hir-
Ing following positions: cooks, cashiers.
hostess,. salad bar attendants Apply
Monday Thursday 4tc 5/21

One Story & Clark piano, a contempo-
rary console, like new, 37.5" high, $895.
You move. Call 227-2019. tfc 5/21

14'x70' mobile home w/addition. Must
move. 639-2344.. tfc 6/4

Day lilies, all colors, red, cream, laven-
der, pink, salmon, gold and peach. Jean
Stebel, 6760 Hwy. 71, White City. 827-
1304. tfc 6/4

BARFIELD'S, 229-2727

Waiters, waitresses and cashiers apply
in person at Toucan's on Hwy. 98,
Mexico Beach. See 'Bill or John. No FREE kittens, eight weeks old. Call 647-
phone calls please. ', tfc 6/4 3219. weeks ol.C 2c 6/4
r '* 3'2 9. 2tc 6/4

Now hiring food' serers, kitchen help
and bartenders. Apply in person at The
Top ofl the Gulf. trlk \,ith Jonnie. No
phone calls please. tfc 6/4

Matching sofa and chair. mauve. blue &
cream. S100. Frigidaire dn'er. works
good. S35 647-8126. ltp 6/4

Lumex stainless steel extra large w\.heel-
chair, excellent condiuton. Removable
foot rest. Call 229-8079 Itc 6/4

Refrigerator with icemaker, eas stove.
air conditioner. 18.000 blu: 5.000 btu.
mobile home 2 bdrm all for 8750. 648-
8334. 2te 6/4
Brand new. West Bend 23-pc set oater-
less cookwvare with liquid core skillet
Cost 92.300. will sell for 81.100 firm
227-1392. 2tc 6/4

Fax machine. 8100: word processor
S75. Call Bill Cranford. 648-4156.
4tc 6/4

19%5 mobile home 14x\5S'. 2 bdr.. 1 1/2
bath. cent. air. new plumbing, exc.
floors, custom cabinets. 87,500. 827-
28.85. 2tp 5/28

G 6 L Enterprises
We Manicure Your tcr&n to Your
850-647-5722, fax 647-3870,
Cell 850-227-6738 -. ,

C. J.O's Lawn
I will work for you.
Serving Mexico Beach, St Joe
Beach, Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka -
Clyde Sanford (850) 648-8492

FREE. Adorable kittens and mother cat.
.2 white & 3 tiger stripe. Please call 827-
6869:. ; Itc 6/4

PET SITTING in the comfort of your
own home, young man willing to
work. 647-3651. Don. Itc 6/4,

AKC registered Shih-tzu puppies, born
April 19, 1998. 3 females, $400 ea.; 2
males, $375 ea. Call 229-2633, if not
home, leave message. 4tp 5/21

.1 66 acre lot in White City. south side of
ballpark. Water hooked up. $11.000.
will finance to local person with good
credit with 10% down and $150 per
month at 7% interest. Call .Vic Burke,
639-3977. 4tp 6/4

Never flooded brick house. 1992 sq. ft..
2 large bedrooms. 2 full baths. great
rmn., cathedral cedings, 1.100 sq. ft..
fireplace. new cen. heat/air unit.
attached carport. 20x40 inground pool.
nice storage bldg., fenced backyard.
approx I block from Dead Lakes on
Our Town Road. $85.000 firm. Call
639-2765. 4tc 6/4

Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(850) 229-8581

Steve Brant's


LIC. aRC0050321
Port St. Joe Call
Mobile 899-0219 or
899-0218 .fk 6/4

Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 15 Plus Years
Major Appliance, Air Condition, & Electrical Repairs
RA0043378 ER 0007623

648-5474 FL License ER 0010992, RA0054218,

LIC. #RF0051042 RG0051008 ER 0011618
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 850/229-6821

.. ,l St. Joe Glass & Mirror
TEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING 816-D 4th St.* Port St. Joe, FL 32456 227-3885
CARPE T CL ANGET / Mirrors Plex-Glass Furniture Tops Desk Tops

Boat Glass* Heavy Equipment Glass

SOdor Control 24 Hr Water Damage > 'PUMP REPAIR& SALES LICENSED & INSURED

Pet Stains Free Estimates Z H & M IRRIGATION
ROaa^ ,t .Ab ^A2-- a .ai__nja aaat asa for All Your Waterina Needs



8( 50) 227-5098 or 229-96 3




Page Eis4aht 9 The Starw 9 Port St. Joe. ilL. Iwla.9inp41

'94 Cavalier 14'x80', 2 bdrm, 2 ba.,
storm windows, shingled roof, ch/a,
built in entertainment, Ig. storage shed,
1 acre, Wewa, $41,000. Will sell home
by itself also and move. 639-4657.
2tc 6/4

Indian Pass beach home on Neptune
St.,; 4 bdim., 2 ba., util.rm below, new
well, air cond., furnished, federal flood
insurance available. Has a spectacular
view of the gulf and' St. Vincent Sound.
Price $155,000. Contact Rosasco Realty
& Mortgage Co., 850-227-1774 or 800-
648-6531. ltc 6/4

Beautiful wooded acre, restricted subdi-
vision, Whispering Pines irn
Wewahitchka. 639-3737 or 639-3410.
$13,000. tictf 5/28

Six acres in Wewa on Hwy. 71, two,
miles north of town, $40,000. 639-2268
or 747-9496. 4tc 5/28

Older frame, 3 bdrm., 2 ba., appraised
at $43,000. 1650 sq. ft. 226 8th St.,
Port St. Joe. Call 850-229-8059, 850-
747-8280 after 5 EDT. 3tp 5/28

Restaurant/fully equipped, commercial
building in Wewahitchka. Seats 60.
Excellent condition. 639-2268 or 747-,
9496, 4tc 5/28,

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. Lfc 6/4

'94 Springdale mobile home, 2 bdrm.. 2
ba. with utility shed on 2 large comer
lots, 1988 Parker Ave., Highland View.
227-3492, after 5 p.m. or 227-1773.
tfc 6/4

246 Pompano St.. 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. tfc 6/4

1/2 acre lots, 5 miles n. of Overstreet
Bridge at Creekview Subd., with septic
tank & well. 82,500 down, S 132.16 mo.
Call George, 229-6031. Lfe 6/4

I buy and sell old coins and paper
money. Billy Stephens, fair prices.
Home 229-8104, Bus. 229-6803.
Lfc 6/4

LAWN CARE, general mainte-
nance & repair. Call 647-9214.
tfc 6/4

Wewa Serenity Group, Presbyterian
SChurch, Hwy. 71, A] Anon meets
Monday at 7.00. AA meets Monday and
Thursday at 7:00.

All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
UC 5ER0013168 -INSURED

Average Stump $ 10.00
A-1 Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc.

A nice 3 bdrm., 2 ba. double wide
mobile home on 75'x150' lot in quiet
neighborhood on St. Joe Beachlasking
$55,000: Call 647-3292. tfc 6/4

Nice 2 bedroom mobile home, fenced
corner lot, low down payment.
Owner/agent, $25,000. 647-9358...
tfc 6/4

For sale by owner: two story new home,
2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1.2 bath, mas-
ter bdrm., 22'x16' with garden tub,
sunken den w/fireplace and home the-
atre system with surround sound. Front,
and rear porch, 12'xl6' uUl. shed. By
appt. only. 101 Yaupon, 229-6411.,
tfc 6/4

1 1/2 story, 4 bedroom, 3 bath house
on 4 lots, 300x180, 907 16th St. Call
,871-2413 for appt. 8tc 5/21
Home for sale by owner: brick home, 1
1/2 lots, nice neighborhood. 41 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.
tic 6/4

$/a..Ik y w7 f

1/2 acre lots on
paved county road,
septic tanks, wells,
natural gas, ready
to move onto.
$16,000. Owner
financing with 10%
down. Call Billy
Carr, 227-2020,
if 6/.l

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 1st United
Methodist Church, PSJ

Remodeling, Renovation Home
Maintenance & Repair Interior &
Exterior Painting Marine Construction
25 years experience
4t 5/28

30 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
BaltzeU Ave. Phone 227-7229

14ttte/ioz to- etail
Michael Wood Residential Contractor 227-1589
Fine carpentry & architectural details
repairs remodels decks fences
Insured License #RR0067190


Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth St.
Office (850) 229-9292 P.O. Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919 Port St. Joe, FL 32457

Pierce Heating & Cooling
A/C Heating Ice Machines Comm. Refrigeration New & Existing Homes
Owner: Brent Pierce Phone: 229-2665
State tic. #RA0066486 229-COOL

Office: 850-229-6018
FAX: .850-229-8976

Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-O-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Complete Septic Service! ..

Installation Pump-Out Repair
,, "" ,::*' *' WS r

GULF VIEW Large mobile home lot in'
restricted subdivision. High elevation,
paved streets, city water & chain link
fence on boundaries. Located on Auger
Ave. and Sunray Court. Beacon Hill,
$35,000. Call Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach, Inc. for further info. 850-648-
5777. tfc 4/30


Wanted: Used furniture for a four bed-
room house. Call 647-9214. 2tp 6/4

FOUND: Pair of bifocal prescription
glasses at the oil docks. May claim at
Roy's Hardware on Red Ave. -

Two units in Port St. JOe, each with 3
bd/2 baths for 8595/month per unit.
Applications available at Hannon
Realty. Inc., 501 Monument Ave.
Available for occupancy mid-July. Call
Sandy at Hannon Realty, Inc.

Mobile home: 2 bd/2 bath on Angel Fish
St.. S350/mo/ S200 security deposit.
cha. Available July 1. Call Sandy, at
Hannon Realty. 227-1450.

IN RE The Marriage of

Port St. Joe Lodge No. 1 1
SReg. Stated Communicalion
S1st & 3rd Thursday of earth
month. 8:00
S 214 Reid Ave.
William J. Guilford, W.M.
Bill Jordon. Sec.
1st & 3rd weeks -Dec.


CASE NO. 98-153

TO: Sandra Long,
for Dis.,.ilutcin of Marriage has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a copy of your
rlitten defenses, if any, to this action on DAVID
C GASKIN, ESQ Petitioner' attorney, whose
addres- iz Pot Oilice Box 185. Wewahitchka,
Florida 32-165 on or bef-.re the 12th day of June.
1998. and file the onginal faith the Clerk of this
Cyun either before serce ,n pedluoner s attorney
.or immediaiely thereafter. notherwise a default will
be entered against ou for the relief demanded in
the petition
WITNESS ms land and the seal of this court
,n the 12 daN, of May 1996
Benny C. Lister
-" '.'. Clerk of Circuit Court
By /s/T. Knox
Deputy, Clerk
i-c Ma', 14. 21 28 and June 4. 1998

BID NO. 9798-14
The Gull' Countr. Board of County Commissioners
%,IlI rerele sealed bid, from an, person. company.
or corporation interested In providing financing for
the fl'.llr.g
1973 Mack Fire Truck S30.000.00
5'annual pavinerts. with first pa.nent due 5 1 99.
Any questions regarding this bid should be direct-
'ed to Chief Adminhstrator s office. 1000 5th Street.
Ponrt St Jo, Flonda 532456. (8501 229-6111
Deliver Date must be s.pecifled
Uquidated damages for failure Io dellier unit on
speclfled date will be set at S25 00 per day
Please indicate on envelope that this a sealed bid.
the bid number and what the bid is lor
Bids till be receded until Tuesday. June 9. 1998.
5 00 p m .E ET at the Ollice of the Clerk of Court
1000 5th SLreel Port St Joe. Flonda 32456 The
Board reser,.s the right to reject any and all bids

/s/ Warren J Yeager. Jr Chairman
Is/ Benn;, C Lister. Clerk
2tc. Ma1 26 ard .June 4. 1998
Lois A Y,:.ung File Number 98-36
Deceased Division __
The administration of the estate of Lois A Young
deceased. File Number 98-36. Is pending In the
Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida. Probate
Division the address of which is 1000 5th Suree.
Ponrt St J. FL 32456 The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the personal
represenaue'se attorney are set forth below
All persons on whom this notice is served who have

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T. C. Fish Enterprises COMPUTER REPAIR
Edward L. Fisher, Electronics Technician
525 Nladis'6n St. Port St. Joe
850',229-6704 s-,_s

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Factory Apthorized Service'
We Se i6 What We Sell .
Badcock'Hotlie Furnishings Center
: : 310 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe



For the Handyman and Sportsminr
iet' strive'o meet your needs!
Hardware BLP Points Ammunition.
Hunting Supplies Mobile Home & Boat Trailer Parts
Live & Frozen Bait .*'Tackle Gifts and Souvenirs
306 Reid Avenue Roy Todd, Owner
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 "" (850) 229-8933

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objections that challenge the validity of the will; the
qualifications of the personal representative,.
venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to
file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE
All creditors of the decedent and other perrcn.
hanng clalinm or demand s gan'ti decedJent
estate on whom 3 a cop ol this n-:,uce is Ecned i th.
In three month- after the date of the first public
unn of this nouce mu-i file their claims wtih Lh-
All other credil.rs of the dec.-deta. and person?
having claims or demand- agan-st the decedent -
e5ute must file their claims i th mIns court WiTH
The date of the flrit publlcauon of thi_ Nouce is
Attorney for Fer ,onal Representause
/s,' George E Zola
Florida Bar No 0559665
Robing. Preston Bcrken. Graff& GualeCo. L F A,.
1328 Dublin Road. Columbui OH 132155
Telephone 6144-E663631
Personal Repre-entauive
Charles G Young
5037 Mann Road
Bellville. OH 4-1813
2tc. Ma% 28 and June 4 1998

CASE NO 98-16 CA
AL BANK OF FLORIDA. a National Banklno
As socationn
the Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated Ma\ 5.
1998. and entered In Case No 98-16 CA of the
Circuit Court o' tie 14th Judicial Cucult in and
for Gull' County. Florida v.herein FiRST UNION
FLORIDA. a Nanonal Banking As.ociation. is
Plaintiff. and JOY RENA DENSMORE. ____
poliural subd 1sicn of The Staic of Florida. e t a
are the defendants. I w ii sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the Gull County
Courthouse. 1000 Fifth Street. Port St Joe FL
32456 at I 100 AM EST on the 12th da) of
June. 1998. the following described property as
set forth In said Order or Final Judgment to
Lots 2 and 3 In Block 2. of FOREHAND'S
Florida. according to men official plat
thereof on file in the office of' the Clerk
of the Circuit Court Gulf Co..unty.
Florida ,. ; .
; Street Address 1956 Parker Avenue.
Port St Joe. Florida 3245615
DATEDat PorteSt. Joe, Gulf County. Flonda this
5th day of May;,. 1998
Clerk of Circunit Court
By. /s/ Tonsa Knox. Depurt Clerk '.

3 Bedrooms, 1 Baih. Land 78x 150
SPECIAL FEATURES: Tid/ home in nice lamily neighborhood
New carpel and vinyl. New paint ns;de. Landscaped yard
Screened porch and large utlilly room makes additional bed-
room and balh an allordable option. Galley kitchen Greal
starter or retirement home. Price includes: range. refrigerator.
and washer.

Scott E. Simowitz, Esq.
Moskowitz, Mandell. Saltin & Simowitz. P.A.
800 Corporate Drive. Suite 510
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
2tc May 28 and June 4. 1998
The Gulf County School Board will sell at Public
Auction on June 16, t 998 at 10:30 AM, 7 B &
Thorna-. School Bu,-C Aurucn lhcauon 4030 Polk
Bus Road, Lakee W,'als. FL Ir:'.. Buer, PreIerum. i
For further information or brochure contact
,Golden Gavel Aucunrcrrr AB'5,') AUL13,C 18131
621 0045 'hil- ill be a sideo ajucu-n The 'ehi-
cle, are loated at th. Port S' Joe Bus Barn The
vehicles may be inspected June 8 1 199 Ir.:im
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. EDT F,':.r inm-p-:cu.n inlornm."
tion. contact Clenton BBrovnell, i 50) 227-1204 or
S M Euba-nks 1501'229.6940
2t1c June 4 and II i199
c.'., Shellev L GriTffin. EZquiire
P 0 B.-', 59760
FParama Cir FL 32412-0760

VS. -Case Number:Ui o-Ui
P 0 B.:. -13.
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465

D' : Delendant

NOTICE iS HEREBY GIVEN that the under-,
signed Clerk of the Circult Court of Gulf County.
Florida puruant to10 the Final Judgment ofl mor
gage foreclosure entered in thi; Cause a511l sell at
the North Door of the Gull Count" Courthoue tin
Pon St Joe Flonda at II 00 a m. EST on the.
18th da\ of .June i998. the fll.:-raug described
real property lying and beir.g in Gull County.
Florida o-.v.1
THIS NOTICE, dated this 13 day of May;.
Guli Counn Crcult Cuun
SDepur, Clerk
The following des.:ribed real property suuate lying
and bemg in th-e County of Gulf. State Foiiondas.
more parucularl) de-cnibed a, f oUc.u--
Beginmning a a 4' Squar c-oncree imonumrent
markmin the SouthAest Corner of' Souer-icn H,:,ome
Unit Oe. according to the OfflcalaPla tlnereof
recorded in Plait Bo.,k .. Page 14 in the Public
Records of Gull Countrs, Flonda. and thence go
SlS.'47-20'W along the North R/W line of Rela
A. enue 150 fi:it ide R 'WI for a diseaini.e oi1 219 3
lee i toa nail and disc marked R L S N-o 4 111 on
the Easterly R '' lineof SLtate Road No 71 thence
go NOO'0000 E along the Easterl, RiW line of
State Road No 71 for a distance of 164 41 feet t.,
an iron rod and cap marked LSS No 4889
thence departun said R W line .o N88 460-4E for
a distance of 21962 feet to an iron rod and cap
marked L S S No 4859 on the Westerl\ boundaN
of a Southern Homes Unit One. thence go
SOO 000 -T adong -aid Weiterli bounda-,r lor a di.
tance olf 164 50 feet to the Point of Begjirumng
2tc. June 4 and II. 1996

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