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.

Get Ready to Make History!

We’re counting down the days to May 22nd and Kentucky Gives Day 2018! Hindman Settlement... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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A Home for Appalachian Literature

The first project I initiated upon my being named the James Still Writer-in-Residence was the... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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The Value of Generosity

When Executive Director Brent Hutchinson saw the impact and excitement of the Settlement’s Grow Appalachia... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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More Than Fixing Homes

SWAP means Sharing With Appalachian People. SWAP is a service and learning program of Mennonite... [Read More]

Written By Lou Pirozzi-Erb

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Kentucky Dare to be Square

In late March, an enthusiastic group of dancers, callers, and musicians gathered at Cowan Community... [Read More]

Written By Abby Huggins

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Wrapping Up Another School Year!

This is a very busy time for the dyslexia program! We have completed the screening... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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A Look Back: ‘Clicking’ and ‘Clacking’ with Verna Mae

I thought this week I would share another article from Verna Mae Slone’s “Now and... [Read More]

Written By Taylor Adams

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Sharing Cornbread Stories

Cornbread is a staple on many tables throughout the hills and hollers of central Appalachia,... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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Donor Spotlight: Pegi Ivancevich

Before joining the Daughters of the American Revolution, some 50 years ago, Margaret “Pegi” Karsner... [Read More]

Written By Hillary Harkins

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Update on Flood Damage

Thank you for the numerous calls, messages, and gifts related to our recent flood issues.... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Hindman & The Dulcimer

The fourth annual Hindman Dulcimer Homecoming is scheduled to take place in historic downtown Hindman,... [Read More]

Written By Brett Ratliff

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A Look Back: Childcare at the Settlement

Outside of regular schooling and programming, the Settlement has provided various kinds of childcare to... [Read More]

Written By Taylor Adams

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