Time machine – February 3

Fifteen years ago …

Bill Espich was featured on WFYI-Channel 20 for his growing reputation for finding and restoring 19th century safes. He had always enjoyed restoring old cars, including vehicles for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, when someone brought him an old safe to restore.

The Renal Care group was waiting for approval from the Health Care Financing Administration before opening a kidney dialysis clinic, which would employ seven people. The opening of the clinic, where the old Northgate Cinema used to be, had been delayed for almost two weeks.

Buck Creek Baptist Church advertised a “Singspiration” featuring the Lantz family, the Hobbs family, the Ladies Trio from the Brookville Road Community Choir and the adult and children’s choirs from Buck Creek Baptist Church.

Senate Bill 222 would define how jail commissary monies should be spent in the wake of many issues and improprieties regarding those funds. The bill declared that the thousands of dollars generated through inmate purchases would be spent on restocking the commissary, new equipment and programs for the jail.

Dan Hubert led the Eastern Hancock Royals to a 65-48 victory over Tri with 29 points.

“Stuart Little,” starring Michael J. Fox and Geena Davis, was showing at the Legacy Cinema.

Skies were clear with a high of 35 and a low of 16.