04: Dr. Marc Willage retired from King's Daughters' Health after two decades of service in Switzerland County.

05: The third stage of the demolition of the old Madison-Milton bridge brought down the span closest to the Madison shoreline.

05: Trimble County school board members rejected bids for the second phase of the athletic project. All of the bids submitted were more than $1 million over the school's approved project budget of $1.7 million.

07: Ron Holcroft fired the "Cub-Boom" cannon for the first time in more than a decade during the Madison homecoming game.

10: Historic Madison Inc. sold the St. Michael the Archangel Church rectory to John and Maureen Wurtz who plan to rehabilitate the building into a private dwelling. The building was constructed between 1859 and 1860.

13: Steve David announced his retirement from driving after 12 years with the Miss Madison Racing team.

13: Billy Ray Mertz, 46, and Robin Michelle Mertz, 34, pleaded not guilty after being arrested on allegations they neglected and starved their 23-year-old daughter who has Down syndrome.

19: The final span of the old Madison-Milton bridge was demolished by explosives.

21: The Jefferson County United Way kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign by setting a goal of $360,000.

23: Civil War re-enactors from the 7th Indiana Light Artillery unit talked with visitors to the Eleutherian College 2013 Fall Celebration.

24: Crews began working on strengthening and widening bridge piers after the demolition of the old bridge.

27: A Trimble County Health Department official confirmed a local man was suspected of having bacterial meningitis.