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.

2017-18 Annual Report

Some of my favorite memories are in my grandmother’s kitchen when she and my aunts... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Celebrating Thomas Merton

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

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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Announcing Makery Fellow for 2019

Hindman Settlement School is happy to announce our 2019-2020 Makery Fellow, Melanie Haws. Melanie Haws is... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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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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Canning with Kids

On October 16th, the 6th and 7th grade classes from Leatherwood Elementary in Perry County, piloted... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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Growing Goodness for Families

Our Grow Appalachia participants grew over 20,000 lbs. of organic produce this year to feed... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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Teaching Kids Cursive

One of the things we have always focused on in our dyslexia after-school and summer... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Announcing New Board Leadership

Hindman Settlement School recently welcomed eight new members to its board of directors and advisory board.... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Jim Webb: A Reluctant Radical

The poet and community organizer Jim Webb crossed over on Monday October 22nd in his... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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Hindman to host Q Commons: The Power of “We”

We face a unique cultural moment in America, and the opportunity to bring hope, restoration, and creative imagination to our communities exists now. But how... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Keeping Families Safe, Warm, & Dry

SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) is a home repair program of Mennonite Central Committee Great... [Read More]

Written By Lou Pirozzi-Erb

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Another Successful Market Year!

The Knott County Farmers Market wrapped up this month after its most successful season yet.... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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