American Realty Service Corp. of Nashville, Tenn. Purchased five contiguous farms, merged them together, surveyed them into lots and incorporated Indian Hills.
Work Begins on dam
35 Houses were built and people began moving to the subdivision even though there was nothing but a dry creek bed.
Water begins to run over the spillway and the lake beings to fill
Dec. 12, 1964
The first board of Directors was elected.
Jan. 27, 1965
The Developers of American Realty release the subdivision to the Board of Directors.
The first chip and seal road was put down at a cost of $26,000. The phone company laid a phone cable underwater from Lakeside Dr. to Lakeshore Dr.
The Ladies Garden Club purchased the first shrubbery at the entrance and on Lakeshore Dr. from the gas station to the marina. The office building was erected at the entrance. The first office was a small room located in the recreation building.
A heavy rainstorm washed out the culver on the road at Cove 7, stopping all traffic in that direction. Spillway was rushing massive amounts of water cutting off all roads to the far side of the lake. Residents of the far side of the lake were only accessible by boat.
Indian Hills Association purchases the recreation building from Ray Kuenz of Cuba
A softball field is constructed.
Jan. 30, 1976
A security force was put on the payroll, a two-way radio was installed and uniforms were purchased for the guards.
107 building permits were issued including 26 new houses, 15 room additions and 10 garages. A new truck was purchased by the association, a new patrol boat, a guard building and one mile of road was resurfaced.
Lake office building was designated as the official government polling place for Indian Hills residents and applicable townships.
Street Addresses were issued for every lot, doing away with the box numbers. This was done at the request of the post office, ambulance, an fire department.
Cable TV was authorized.
White Amui, a Chinese fish which eats only grass, not other ifsh, were stocked in the lake so that chemicals would no longer be needed to control vegetation growth.
A tornado struck causing extensive damage to the recreation building, marina, and gas station.
The entrance security gate was put into operation. Key cards were needed for entrance.
August 30, 1985
Construction of new additional spillway was completed. This was done to comply with new state regulations for all dams.
The largest known fish caught in the lake was a 45-pound catfish caught by Gottfried Hoehne. On July 2, 1986,George Licklider caught a 40-pound catfish.