01: Kids of all ages dressed in their costumes for Madison's Red, White & Boo Halloween party at the Brown Gym.

05: Construction crews began repairing the dam in the lake at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton to fix pipes under the road. The problem was discovered earlier in the year.

06: The Agriculture Communications team from Madison Consolidated High School's FFA team placed eighth in the nation during the National FFA convention in Louisville, Ky.

08: Hanover College came out against a proposed gay marriage ban from being added into the state constitution.

08: Madison Junior High School students helped create a mural to welcome a group of Chinese educators visiting the school district.

11: Habitat for Humanity dedicated a finished home to Susan Miller and her three children. The non-profit group also broke ground on another home, which was being built for Noel Mack and his two children.

12: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Grote Industries LLC, which filed a lawsuit challenging a portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

19: Trimble County suspended recycling services from December through February.

21: Three middle school girls from Carrollton allegedly attacked Emily Penn Foster, another middle school student, on a Carroll County school bus.

23: Jaylin Lee, 9, and her family received the Daily Point of Light award for their annual canned food drive.

29: Robert L. Baldwin III, of Bedford, was charged with murder in the death of Angela Long.

30: The Christmas season began with the annual Light Up Madison celebration at the Broadway Fountain.

30: The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department received its first K-9 officer, a Belgian Malinois named Glock.