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:

Don Weber

Don Weber is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News and covers politics and education on Pure Politics, Kentucky’s only nightly program dedicated to state politics. Don is a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. He spent many years covering sports in the Northern Kentucky area before shifting primarily to politics. You can watch Don’s work weeknights at 7:00 and 11:30 on Pure Politics, available exclusively on Spectrum News, HD Channels 403 and 715. If you have a story idea you can reach Don at


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