01: Madison Consolidated School's building task force met for the first time. The group was established by Madison's school board to study building or remodeling district school buildings.

03: Kathy Huffman, EcO15 coordinator for Jefferson County, was appointed by Gov. Mike Pence to serve on the new Indiana Region 9 Works Council.

04: Nearly 50 high school students from across the state traveled to the Madison area to visit historic Underground Railroad sites.

07: India Cooper, a Madison resident, announced she would be among the field of contestants competing in the "Jeopardy!" $1 million Battle of the Decades Tournament.

10: According to the Kentucky State Police, a car driven by James Nathan Wilhoite, 24, struck and killed a pedestrian, 27-year-old Michael Wayne Beach, on KY 227.

11: The Indiana public access counselor gave an advisory opinion that the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners violated Indiana's open door law during a closed meeting in September.

16: The Journey of Hope tour - a group hoping to abolish capitol punishment in the United States - visited Shawe Memorial High School.

17: New Hope Services unveiled the new Women, Infants, and Children office in Hanover.

19: Julie Marshall, the owner of Needful Things, pleaded guilty to nine felony drug and tax charges.

21: The Madison Police Department welcomed a new K-9 officer, Eros, to the department.

24: The Trimble County school board approved a $2.26 million bid for the second phase of the district's athletic field.

30: Rykers' Ridge Elementary School's Spell Bowl team earned a perfect score at the Intermediate Spell Bowl competition.

30: Trick-or-treating hours were changed for several locations due to inclement weather in the area.