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30
JUN
2015

Dr. Maggie’s Miles for Moyo campaign begins

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa SOUTH SHORE — Dr. Maggie Lawentmann found a passion this spring on a mission trip to the Moyo district of Uganda with Amy For Africa. Her heart was touched so much by the Ma’Di people that it’s not a matter of if she goes back, but when. In the...
30
JUN
2015

Carlisle pastor reflects on Amy For Africa mission

By ROCKY WALLACE / Co-Pastor of Carlisle United Methodist Church CARLISLE, Ky. — Our church has been blessed this spring and summer in getting involved with the work of Chris and Amy Compston and their ministry, Amy for Africa. When longtime friend Mark Maynard and I discussed...
25
JUN
2015

Mother-daughter duo join Team AFA runners

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa ASHLAND, Ky. — A mother-daughter have decided to join with Team Amy For Africa. Tabitha Coyer and her 10-year-old daughter Melanie will be wearing the AFA colors while participating in area events. Tabitha has been a strong supporter of AFA...
25
JUN
2015

Karen Conn: Running with new purpose for Team AFA

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa ASHLAND, Ky. — Karen Conn has been running for herself the past five years. Now she’s running with something bigger in mind. Conn has joined the Amy For Africa running team and will be competing in the Kanawha Trace 25K in Ona, West...
25
JUN
2015

Team AFA adds impressive runner to fold

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa ASHLAND, Ky. — One of the top runners in eastern Kentucky has decided to join Team Amy For Africa. Joshua Riley, a 2014 Russell High School graduate who currently attends Morehead State University, wanted to run for a cause. He hopes to join three...
25
JUN
2015

Cyclist added to Team AFA roster

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa ASHLAND, Ky. — Amy For Africa is welcoming cyclist Melanie Bailey-Riffe to its competitive team. Bailey-Riffe, who is from Frankfort, is as passionate about cycling as Amy Compston is about running. She came to Ashland with her husband, Doug...
05
JUN
2015

People of Moyo left impression on AFA team

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa The Ma’di people of Moyo in northern Uganda don’t have much. But while they have countless needs — electricity, running water, clothes, medicine and food among them — they aren’t needy. They are a proud people with integrity and a lot of inner...