Society

A rare snowfall

School out early, and kids jump at the chances for first snowmen, snowball fights
Photos by Mike Brown/Ken Esten Cooke/Bill Martin

A pastoral scene at Fair Park as big snowflakes fall on Live Oaks near horse track. A pastoral scene at Fair Park as big snowflakes fall on Live Oaks near horse track.
Above, snow settles on slate roof of historic I&GN Depot downtown. Above, snow settles on slate roof of historic I&GN Depot downtown.
Flakes show up well against red building at corner of Main and US 79. Flakes show up well against red building at corner of Main and US 79.
At left, Jace Davis, 20 months, gets his first taste of snowflakes at Little Tykes Learning Center. At left, Jace Davis, 20 months, gets his first taste of snowflakes at Little Tykes Learning Center.
High schoolers, enjoying an early out on Tuesday, headed to Veterans Memorial Park for snowball fights and snow man construction. High schoolers, enjoying an early out on Tuesday, headed to Veterans Memorial Park for snowball fights and snow man construction.
Below, Neomi Garcia and Nevaeh Gonzales get after it in a snowball fight on Murray Street. Below, Neomi Garcia and Nevaeh Gonzales get after it in a snowball fight on Murray Street.
Bottom, believe it or not, Coach Hasselbach did cancel track practice on Tuesday. Bottom, believe it or not, Coach Hasselbach did cancel track practice on Tuesday.
Above, Nick Young prepares to hurl the mother of all snowballs. Above, Nick Young prepares to hurl the mother of all snowballs.
At right, Julie Hromcik courts a potential prom date with her “redneck snow man.” At right, Julie Hromcik courts a potential prom date with her “redneck snow man.”

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