Ever wonder why there is a smiley face painted on the Eagle water tower? It came about in the year 1951. A board member was traveling through the state of Indiana and noticed a smiley face painted on a water tower. At the Eagle Village board meeting, a vote was being made to determine what color to paint the water tower, blue or yellow. This board member mentioned the smiley face water tower after he traveled through Indiana and the vote to paint the water tower yellow with a smiley face was established 4 to 3. The painted smiley face water tower became quite an item. It appeared in several newspapers all over the United States and also appeared in publications in Rome, Italy and London, England.