Today's Features

  • FERDINAND – Budding musical talents will be showcased as students of the Sisters of St. Benedict perform a Christmas recital at 2 p.m. EST Sunday, Dec. 7, at Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    The students represent various schools in the area, including William Tell Elementary, Tell City High School, Perry Central Elementary, Nancy Hanks Elementary, Heritage Hills Middle School, Heritage Hills High School and Ferdinand Elementary.

  • TELL CITY – The First Church of the Nazarene will hold an installation service for its incoming pastor, the Rev. Charles Areson, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7.

    A small reception will follow and the public is invited to attend.

  • Adam and Lucy (Rhodes) Goffinet of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Asher Scott.

    He was delivered at 1:20 p.m. Nov. 17, 2014, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.

    Ashton weighed 6 pounds, 5½ ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Melvin and Marilyn Rhodes of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are Bill and Dolores Goffinet of Tell City.

  • Jack and Tara Briggeman of Dublin, Ohio, announce the birth of their son, Jackson Carter.

    He arrived Sept. 19, 2014, at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

    Jackson weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Briggeman is the former Tara Gebhard.

    Grandparents are Harry and Kim Hawkins and Bill and Vicki Gebhard, all of Tell City.

  • Olivia Schroeder Tempel and Jon Tempel of St. Croix were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Sept. 6, 2014, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Duane and Tracy Schroeder. The groom is the son of Patrick and Shirley Tempel.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius

  • 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.

    November 28

  • ROCKPORT – Rockport First Baptist Church in Rockport will show a new film from Billy Graham entitled “Heaven.”

    The showing will be at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • NEW BOSTON – The annual Christmas bazaar at St. John’s Lutheran Church, half a mile west of New Boston, will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Homemade candy, apple dumplings, cheese balls, turnip kraut and turnip slaw will be available, as well as baked goods, including springerles.

    There will also be crafts, quilts, blankets and numerous other items. Special soup will be sold by the gallon; take your own containers. Soup, sandwiches and pie will be served throughout the day. Everyone is welcome.

  • DALE – Dale Presbyterian Church’s Micah Center will host a community event featuring the indoor labyrinth at 6 p.m. CST Sunday, Dec. 21, the “Longest Night.” Amid the excitement and noise of the holiday season, many need a respite of quiet. Others who have lost loved ones this past year may need a place of compassion and mercy. The Rev. Laurie Hearn, certified labyrinth facilitator, will lead participants through a time of reflection and walking the labyrinth. Everyone in the community is invited.