Blizzard of 2008 Photos

Something to smile about: Madison Messenger photographer Mike Munden snapped this photo of a barn on his property along Route 142 in Madison County while he and his wife, Brenda, were snowed in for the blizzard weekend.
 Messenger photo by Laura Englehart

Footprints: While motorists bypassed this snowy alley in West Jefferson following the blizzard, pedestrians still managed to explore its frozen tundra.

King of the Hill: The snow from the streets had to go somewhere. Jim Durban, advertising salesman for the Madison Messenger, stands atop a pile of it at the corner of First and Main streets in London.
Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick

Buckets of snow: Brett Towler from the Mount Sterling Street Department, along with other village employees, stayed busy throughout the blizzard weekend clearing snow from the roadways. Here, Towler stacks snow shoveled from around a covered fire hydrant across the street at the post office.

 Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick

Don’t jump in; the water’s not fine: The swimming pool at Mount Sterling’s Veterans Field got its share of the snow.

Winter Wonderland: Jeff Pfeil of West Jefferson took this photo looking north on Taylor Blair Road along Little Darby Creek in West Jefferson. Pfeil, who teachs at West Jefferson High School and runs a lawn care/snow removal service company, spent the weekend plowing. While it was a big snow, he said he’s seen worse.
 Messenger photo by Laura Englehart

No recess: The playground at Plain City Elementary was covered.

Neighbors helping neighbors: (From left) Jeff Caskey, Julie Smithson and her dog, Wiggles Blue Heeler, and Tom Gray shovel out on March 9 . The neighbors live in Monroe Township.
 Denny Morris sent in this photo of the snow piled in front of the Tri-County Fire Station in Mount Sterling.
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