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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Local volunteer Earla Williams was recognized for her hours of service to the community Dec. 12.
    Williams will be recognized for numerous activities through Modern’ Woodmen’s Hometown Heroes Program.

  • Katie Jarboe and Ryan Gelarden were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.
    The bride is the daughter of Michael and Kathy Jarboe of Derby. Mr. Gelarden is the son of John Gelarden of Tell City and Patty Nantz of Evansville.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Father Aaron Pfaff.

  • Shana Ludwig and Matt Williams of Mount Pleasant announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry and Renita Ludwig of Orleans.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Orleans Junior-Senior High School and a 2007 graduate of Vincennes University with degrees in accounting and business administration.
    She works as a workforce analyst at Accent Marketing in Tell City.
    Mr. Williams is the son of Brian and Jeannie Williams of Mount Pleasant.

  • 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.
    December 24

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • TELL CITY – January menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries’ discount-food program are available at The News. The program offers $31 boxes of food valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28.
    Orders are due by noon Jan. 18 with food delivered Jan. 29. Orders can also be placed online and paid for with a debit or credit card. Menus are available online at www.angelfoodministries.com.
    For more information on the program, call Kenny Ambrose at 843-4685 or e-mail him at bumcministry@hotmail.com.

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal cancels services
    CANNELTON – Effective immediately, there will be no services held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church until further notice. This includes no Christmas services.
    The congregation is very small and can no longer afford to heat the church for weekly Mass.

  • TROY – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class will be available beginning Jan. 18. The course will be a 13-week program designed to teach individuals and families how to take control of their finances and become debt free. Every possible spending and saving situation will be addressed in the program.
    Financial Peace University lays out a saving, spending and investing plan. For complete details, check the United Methodist Church Web site at www.perrycountumc. org. Click on “Home” and go to “7 Step Financial Peace Program.”

  • Christmas Masses scheduled for county churches
    PERRY COUNTY – Times for Christmas Masses at three county churches have been scheduled for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
    St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold will have Mass at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 and at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Day.
    Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Croix will start Christmas Eve Mass at 6 p.m. and Christmas Day at 9 a.m.
    Finally, St. Marks Catholic Church in St. Marks will host Mass at 6 p.m. and again at midnight Dec. 24.