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Today's Features

  • LEOPOLD -- Perry Central High School has released names of students in grades seven through 12 earning honor roll distinction for the second nine weeks of the academic year. Students earning grade-point averages of 3.5 and above are:

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second nine-week academic term and the first semester.
    Receiving honors for the second nine weeks are:

  • TELL CITY – James Greg Clayton of Tell City was recently named to Bellarmine University’s dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Placement on the list requires a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 academic scale.

    Clayton is double-majoring in criminal justice and sociology and plans to graduate in May.

    He is the son of Hugh Clayton and Kathy Clayton, both of Tell City.
     

  • Tomi Jo Utley and Jay Christian Leistner of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas Utley and Julie Paris of Perry County and the granddaughter of Dennis and Joann Paris, and Alvin Lemoin McKinney.

    The future groom is the son of Carman and Ann Leistner of Perry County and the grandson of Cherie Ramsey and the late Kenneth Ramsey, and the late Arthur and Mildred Leistner.

    A private wedding ceremony is planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at St. Marks.

  • Brittany S. Dunlavy of Wilkinson and Tony N. Backer of Greenwood were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Dec. 13, 2014, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Anderson.

    The bride is the daughter of Mike and Teri Dunlavy of Wilkinson.

    The groom is the son of Marty and Lou Ann Backer of Cannelton.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by her uncle,Tony Etienne.

    Jessica Marquis of Peoria, Ill., friend of bride, was chosen as maid of honor.

  • 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.
     

  • St. Boniface to celebrate 150th Saturday

     

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will celebrate 150 years with an evening of cards, painting and wine beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the parish center.

  • FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will host an evening of cards, painting and wine Saturday, Jan. 24, at the parish center. Doors will open for a euchre tourney at 6:30 p.m. and play will begin at 7:30 p.m. There will be six 20-minute games. Cost will be $15 per player.

    There will be door prizes and half-pot drawings. Finger foods and drinks will be furnished. A “wine and canvas” event will begin at 6:30 p.m. where visitors can take cues from a master artist while sipping on wine from Monkey Hollow Winery.

  • 70 Years Ago

    Jan. 15, 1945

     

    • Three Hoosier Marine Corps friends from Perry County staged a reunion in the Pacific recently, their first since being shipped off to war. Pvt. First Class Ernest Schwartz of Cannelton, Pvt. First Class James W. Miller of Tell City and Pvt. First Class William A. Jarboe, also of Tell City, saw their first action on Guam.

    • George W. Alvey and Fanny B. Sims, both of Troy, were married by Squire Joseph Schwartz Jan. 6.

  • ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance, five novices were clothed in the Benedictine habit Jan. 19, at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. They now begin a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history. 

    Novice Peter Szidik, 25, of Grand Rapids, Mich., is a 2011 graduate of the University of Dayton with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.