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.

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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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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