Today's Features

  • Tiffani L. Vaal of St. Meinrad and Jared W. Ubelhor of Birdseye announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and Toni Vaal of St. Meinrad.

    The future groom is the son of Don and Jane Ubelhor of Birdseye.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia.

    A reception will take place at the Ferdinand Community Center.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Novice Dane DeDecker OSB, professed his temporary vows as a Benedictine monk in a ceremony Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He has com-pleted his novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, he was assigned a religious name. Novice Dane will now be known as Brother André.  

  • ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance, Charles Peñalosa and John Avery II were clothed in the Benedictine habit Aug. 5 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. They now begin a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.

    Novice Charles, 22, is a native of the Philippines. Most recently, he has been studying for the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

  • DALLAS – Pam Epple of Branchville joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay independent beauty consultants at the company’s annual seminar recently at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

    Mary Kay Inc.’s annual seminar assembles independent beauty consultants from across the country and around the world to celebrate their business achievements and provide education, recognition and motivation for the year ahead.

  • Centering prayer is based on the words of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount:  “When you pray, go to your inner room, close the door and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.” (Matthew 6:6)

    Cost is $75 and includes lunch.  

    For more information or to register, call (812) 367-1411, Ext. 2915, or visit www.thedome.org/programs.

  • LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church near Lamar will hold a meal and gospel sing Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church.

    A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and singing by “The Montgomery Family” will begin at 7 p.m. All are invited and welcome.

  • MARIAH HILL – The annual Mariah Hill picnic will be held Sunday, Aug. 10 at the church grounds of Mary Help of Christians three miles east of Dale on Highway 62.

    Mariah Hill “famous soup” will be available by the bowl or in bulk. Take your own containers.

    Beginning at 10 a.m., fried-chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining hall.

    A grand raffle will be held at 4:30 p.m. with more than 100 prizes.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

  • Kristin Fischer of Tell City and Jonathan Boehm of Holland were joined in marriage during an evening ceremony May 10, 2014, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Richard and Lahna Fischer of Tell City and the groom is the son of Randy Boehm of Holland and the late Virginia Ann Boehm.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Paul Alvey.

  • Sue Schraner and Michael Tate were joined in marriage during a private afternoon ceremony July 12, 2014, at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    The bride is the daughter of James and Debra Armstrong of St. Croix and former in-laws Robert and Patricia Schraner of Derby. She has a daughter, Ashton Schraner, still at home. The groom is the son of Vicky Preflatish of Tell City and the late James Tate Sr.

    The bride was given in marriage by her daughter in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Allen Armstrong, brother of the bride.