04: Industry leaders met to discuss creating a new economic development program for Jefferson County and the city of Madison.

06: Madison area eighth-graders participated in the 14th annual Reality Store.

08: Southwestern graduate Brittany Dicus was selected to receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County's 2013 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.

09: Jefferson County Treasurer's Office reported that it accidentally sent out incorrect property bills to residents.

09: Workers began pouring concrete for the Madison-Milton bridge project. Project crews estimated that 5,000 tons of concrete would be used to pave the 2,400-foot-long steel truss bridge.

10: Jefferson County Council approved $350,000 in appropriations for the construction of a new extension office at the 4-H fairgrounds.

16: Three people with ties to the Courierarea confirmed they were unharmed after a bomb killed three people and injured dozens more during the 117th running of the Boston Marathon. The runners included daughter and father, Catherine and Robert Graham, both of Hanover, and Patrick Rady, former Southwestern basketball coach.

16: The Trimble County Conservation District did not receive funds from the county fiscal court, a move directors said would force the program to close.

19: Rykers' Ridge and Lydia Middleton elementary schools tied for first place at the annual Madison Consolidated Schools Primary Spell Bowl.

26: Indiana Landmarks added the Eagle Cotton Mill in Madison to its annual list of the state's 10 Most Endangered Landmarks.

26: Carroll County Schools received a platinum award at the Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship held in Lexington, Ky.