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Snowy mess in Northern Kentucky or ice cream fun in Ohio?

Old Man Winter gives some a trick, others a treat
Posted at 5:35 AM, Mar 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-25 06:04:30-04

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ….”


Probably not on the third day of spring. But Old Man Winter, in his fickle way, gave some Tri-Staters a double dose of snow and hazardous driving Saturday while others got a double dip of their favorite soft-serve ice cream.

Key lime and blue raspberry, please, said 7-year-old Bryn Ruhl.

While Northern Kentuckians fought another burst of heavy snow Saturday afternoon, the storm had long since passed by West Chester, 30 or so miles to the north. And Bryn and other kids, adults and in-betweeners lined up at The Cone, the area’s popular ice cream stand.

The sun was shining, the coating of snow that fell earlier in the day had melted away and crowds gathered for the traditional taste of spring – a hot fudge brownie.  

"They're diehard fans. They wait for us all winter,” said Keith Wren, owner of The Cone. “They can't wait till we open. It's the excitement."

Snow or sno-cone? Northern Kentucky would have to wait for another day.

WATCH Wren and his customers get back in the spring of things in Jake Ryle's video above.