04: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet extended the road closure for KY 36, citing poor weather conditions.

05: Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann visited Hanover College, Ivy Tech Community College and the Jefferson County Clearinghouse Project as part of her Listen and Learn tour that was to include trips to each of Indiana's 92 counties.

06: Indiana's average gas price soared to nearly $4.16 a gallon, putting the state 50 cents above the national average. Madison matched some of the highest prices in the state at $4.25.

06: Former Jefferson County Commissioner Julie Berry, a Democrat, announced that she would run for Indiana Senate in 2014.

08: Property on the west end of downtown Madison began a voluntary remediation program to clean up ground contamination. The site is the location of the former Charter International Oil Co. at 215 Marine St.

11: King's Daughters' Hospital announced that Carol Dozier would be its new president and CEO.

13: Madison Precision Products announced a $16 million expansion that would focus on consolidating machinery and increasing production. The 72,000-square-foot expansion was expected to open in March 2014.

18: Mayor Damon Welch withdrew his proposal for an advisory board that would oversee economic development in Jefferson County.

19: The Madison City Council recognized Madison Police Department Patrolman Adam Guzman for his service with the National Guard in Afghanistan with the inaugural Jon Menke Award for Military Service.

19: Chelsea Scott was named Miss Trimble County Fair.

24: Candace Pollit, 50, of Spiceland, was killed when the off-road vehicle she was driving wrecked on Brooksburg-Manville Road.

24: Sarah Anderson was crowned the Jefferson County Fair queen.