George F. Will threw a dinner at his home to honor Richard Perle Tuesday, which President Reagan attended. "It was just honoring Richard for being a good citizen for five years," said Will yesterday. Among the guests at the private affair were David Brinkley, Clare Boothe Luce and Jean MacArthur, the widow of Gen. Douglas MacArthur . . .

Convicted killer William Timothy Kirk, who is serving time in a Tennessee prison for armed robbery and two counts of murder, told a Nashville newspaper he intends to marry a local woman identified as Mary Paris. "We are going to get married because we love each other," Kirk said. It appears to be the ending to a tale that read like a real-life version of "Bonnie and Clyde." Last month, Mary Evans, the lawyer who helped Kirk escape in 1983, married William S. Evans, the cousin of her ex-husband . . .

The bodyguard-photographer wars continue. Dick Corkery, a photographer for the New York Daily News, filed a complaint Thursday against an unidentified bodyguard of Madonna, charging him with assault. Corkery said the bodyguard punched him and bounced him off a wall early Thursday when he and Associated Press photographer Felice Quinto tried to take a picture of the pop star outside New York's Palladium disco . . .