01: Washington Engine Company No. 2 honored Tony Hertz for his 50 years of service as a volunteer firefighter.

05: A Civil War letter from Sgt. Morgan W. Carter, a black soldier from Madison, was uncovered in a private collection in New York City. It was later auctioned.

06: Preston Thomas, 64, became the first graduate of the Jefferson County Drug Court program.

06: Madison City Council members decided to table the JC-INVEST proposal until further information can be gathered.

14: Madison Consolidated Schools announced they would study the possibility of building a new school.

16: The Jefferson County Council decided to add metal detectors to the Courthouse and other added security measures.

19: Trimble County officials began looking for different ways to keep roads clear after the Environmental Protection Agency considered doing away with cinders due to environmental concerns.

19: Hanover Police Department Sgt. Danny Kellams was named the school resource officer at Southwestern Schools.

25: Ball State University released a study that showed Jefferson County is in the bottom quarter of the state in terms of retaining residents.

26: Indiana-Kentucky Electric's first stage of a $670 million pollution-control project was completed and began operation.

27: Two men armed with knives robbed the Red Pepperoni of nearly $500. Four men were later arrested in connection with the crime.

28: The Carroll County Sheriff's Office and Carrollton Police Department each received a mobile data terminal from the Kentucky Attorney General's office.

28: Jefferson County engineer Jim Olson announced his retirement.

29: Carroll County Middle School received approval to begin a $9 million-renovation project.