Piner residents set out on long road to rebuilding their community

03/06/2012 11:23 PM

The community of Piner has begun rebuilding in the wake of extraordinary destruction from Friday’s storms while maintaining normal routines in other parts of life — like sending their kids to school.

About 88 homes were completely destroyed in the southern Kenton County community, according to initial estimates from emergency management officials.

But schools opened as usual on Monday amid some otherwise unusual scenes:

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Don Weber joined cn|2 when it launched back in May 2010 and soon became a reporter for Pure Politics. He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and has spent many years covering everything from politics to sports. Don says he loves meeting new people everyday as part of his job and also enjoys the fact that no two days are the same when he comes to work. Don Weber can be reached at


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