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.

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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Tell The World, “I’m Coming Home”

I am more than happy to announce that I am serving the Hindman Settlement School... [Read More]

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I am an Obama Fellow

How does one even begin to describe what it feels like to be recognized on... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Foodways Fresh-faced Farmhands

The Foodways program has just taken three fresh, new faces into its fold. Please, help us welcome them to the Hindman Settlement School team! Kyle... [Read More]

Written By Jordan Collins

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Arts First Aid in Knott County

As the spring school term comes to a close, we are celebrating the completion of... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Building Community at the Farmers Market

The Knott County Farmers Market is opening early this year! At the request of the... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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Hutchinson Named Obama Fellow

Hindman Settlement School’s Executive Director Selected for Obama Foundation Fellowship Dr. Brent Hutchinson among diverse... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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Dyslexia Program Spring Update

It seems like the beginning of the school year was only yesterday but the rush... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Arts First Aid in Knott County

Throughout the month of April, students at Knott Central High School will be immersed in... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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What’s Cooking at Agrilachia

Here’s what’s been cooking at Agrilachia this past month! Bread Making Class Corey Terry, our... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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Writing Home

I first came to the Appalachian Writers Workshop in 2010, and my first workshop was... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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