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.

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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An Opening Celebration!

August 5th doubled as a birthday party and a ribbon-cutting event for Hindman Settlement School.... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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From Hobby to Business

Hindman Settlement School’s Foodways Program is committed to supporting the development of a local food... [Read More]

Written By Corey Terry

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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]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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