News & Updates

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.

Staff Spotlight: Melissa Pigman, Reading Intervention Specialist

Melissa Pigman has worked for Hindman Settlement School since 2005. She currently serves as the... [Read More]

Written By Austyn Caudill

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Meet Austyn Caudill

Although raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida, Austyn was born in Appalachia and is... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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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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The True Value of Local Food

After the decline in the coal industry, Eastern Kentucky saw exponential growth in the local... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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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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Markley Named Creative Writing Fellow

The 2019 Hindman Settlement School Creative Writing Fellowship for Writers of Place is a service-leadership opportunity with boundless writing, arts, and community service opportunities. In... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Continental Congress Contributions

We here at the Settlement School are extremely humbled and appreciative of the outpouring of... [Read More]

Written By Isabelle Ryerson

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Introducing Isabelle

We are thrilled to introduce Isabelle Ryerson as the newest member of the Settlement’s Advancement... [Read More]

Written By Jordan Collins

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Volunteer Spotlight: Hart Chapter NSDAR

On the eve of Independence Day, the Hart Chapter NSDAR, located in Winchester, Kentucky, concluded... [Read More]

Written By Jordan Collins

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Life of Brian

Brian grew up in Muhlenburg County and graduated from Georgetown College with a B.A. in Communications. After leaving Georgetown, he spent four years in Pikeville;... [Read More]

Written By Jordan Collins

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Dread

Shortly after starting at Hindman Settlement School, I was put to task with sourcing a... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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