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Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

On Mr. Rogers, Gratitude and Writing Lessons in Appalachia

I save up most of my movie watching for Christmastime. One of the movies I... [Read More]

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Archives Blog: Ann Cobb & Friends

Looking through the materials in the archives here at the Settlement School, I often think... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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Traditional Arts Program Applies Arts Connect All, Part I

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hindman Settlement School received an Arts Connect All contract from... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Summary of Dumplin’s and Dancin’ 2019

I sit here at my desk, staring at Uncle Sol’s cabin wall, thinking of the... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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A Look Back: Hunting

     This past week, I had the joy of coordinating an artist residency at... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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HSS After-School Tutoring Programs Update

     Did you know that Hindman Settlement School has after-school tutoring?! These programs span... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Introducing Our New Community Lunches & Dinners

September 2019 has met us here at Hindman Settlement School with many happenings and events,... [Read More]

Written By Austyn Caudill

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Hindman Elementary Students Treated to Five-Day Artist Residency

     Students in Scott Evans’ eighth-grade Science classes at Hindman Elementary School had an... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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A Look Back: 1969/1970 School Year

  With the 2019/2020 school year underway, I thought it’d be fun to look back... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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Celebrating Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton is arguably one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century.... [Read More]

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Teaching Traditional Arts

As autumn slowly brings its changes to our surroundings here on Troublesome Creek, the Traditional... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Announcing Fireside Industries, A New Source for Appalachian Literature

The University Press of Kentucky is this year celebrating its 75th anniversary. In this time, UPK has served the Commonwealth tirelessly, publishing works of scholarship... [Read More]

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