Five O’Clock Hitters right on time to win AFA crown

ASHLAND, Ky. – Five O’Clock Hitters blasted their way through a 40-team field with home run power to win the sixth annual Amy For Africa Wiffle Ball Tournament on Saturday. Ryan Lynch’s long bomb with one out in the bottom of the third was a walkoff [...]

By |2018-08-05T07:30:37-04:00August 4th, 2018|

Rerun: Kona Kannon Ballers win AFA competitive tournament

Kona Kannon Ballers were triumphant again in the AFA competitive tournament. ASHLAND, Ky. – With contributions from all five on the roster, the Kona Kannon Ballers repeated Friday night as Amy For Africa competitive tournament champions, defeating Keelin's Crusaders 1-0 in an exciting extra [...]

By |2018-08-03T23:37:04-04:00August 3rd, 2018|

40-team field ready for Wiffleball extravaganza

ASHLAND, Ky. – Bigger and better. Those two words sum up the sixth annual Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, on the corner lot of Unity Baptist Church (2320 29th Street). Two-time champion Kona Kannon Ballers head up a 40-team field – [...]

By |2018-07-24T10:11:33-04:00July 24th, 2018|

Devotional book proceeds to benefit Amy For Africa

ASHLAND, Ky. – “Journey Together,” a new devotional book written by a bright young Christian man from First Baptist Church of Russell, will benefit the Amy For Africa mission. The author is Richard Queen, who offered his devotional writings last year to anyone who wanted them, [...]

By |2018-07-12T20:48:20-04:00July 12th, 2018|

Kona Ice owner putting swing to use for AFA

ASHLAND, Ky. – A local CPA and businessman will be taking some swings for Amy For Africa next month. Matt Fultz, whose Kona Ice franchise is a three-year sponsor of the popular Amy For Africa wiffleball tournament, will be trying to hit 762 wiffleball home runs [...]

By |2018-07-12T15:07:58-04:00July 12th, 2018|

God’s timing: Land purchase in Uganda completed

NJERU, Uganda – Nearly one year ago, Amy Compston wrote a note in her Bible. That’s not unusual. She’s written hundreds of notes in the pages of her very used Bible. But that one conveyed a special message: Amy said God told her that Amy For [...]

By |2018-06-26T13:18:51-04:00June 26th, 2018|

Emma Pratt: From Amish family to AFA missionary

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa NJERU, Uganda – Emma Pratt told her mother when she was 12 years old that she wanted to be a missionary. Her mother had this message for young Emma: “Mom told me God has people chosen for that already.” [...]

By |2018-06-23T16:17:07-04:00June 23rd, 2018|

Countless blessings and tears for AFA mission team

NJERU, Uganda – Only three days into what will be a five-week stay for three of the five Amy For Africa mission team members and the countless blessings are flowing. And so are the countless tears. That’s normal. They are both usually in abundance on AFA [...]

By |2018-06-22T17:34:18-04:00June 22nd, 2018|
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