Dr. Maggie’s Miles for Moyo campaign begins

Dr. Maggie will dance and run for Moyo. 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 [...]

By |2015-06-30T21:26:35+00:00June 30th, 2015|

Carlisle pastor reflects on Amy For Africa mission

Chris and Amy Compston. 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 [...]

By |2015-06-30T20:44:32+00:00June 30th, 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 [...]

By |2015-06-25T10:43:19+00:00June 25th, 2015|

Karen Conn: Running with new purpose for Team AFA

Karen Conn 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 [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:49:48+00:00June 25th, 2015|

Team AFA adds impressive runner to fold

Joshua Riley 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 [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:39:03+00:00June 25th, 2015|

Cyclist added to Team AFA roster

Melanie Bailey-Riffe is the first cyclist on the AFA team. 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 [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:19:48+00:00June 25th, 2015|

People of Moyo left impression on AFA team

AFA team members wash feet and distribute shoes on Friday. Mission to Moyo team Amy with AFA's new goat. By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa The Ma’di people of Moyo in northern Uganda don’t have much. But while they [...]

By |2015-06-05T13:59:41+00:00June 5th, 2015|