Kentucky Lady

A read for the women of the Purchase District


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About Us

Hi!  My name is Laura Doughty and I'm the Editor-in-Chief of Kentucky Lady.  Growing up in the publishing world, I've always had a passion for story telling.  Spending my childhood in Mayfield, hence the red and black ; ), I am grateful for the storybook upbringing my parents afforded me by making the difficult choice to move back to raise me and my sister in the same hometown they grew up in.

Having traveled and lived in many places, there's something special about this Western Kentucky life. And as the saying goes, "with age comes wisdom," I'm excited to share this landscape and lifestyle from a female perspective.  Honoring and sharing stories of the women who have come before us, are with us now and are the leaders of our future.  

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share!

Laura Doughty

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Support our Future Leaders

At Purchase District Pageant, we are excited to offer our ladies the opportunity to further their education and to be mentored to launching a successful business.  As a recognized Kentucky 501(c)3 non-profit, our Scholarship fund is designated for a path of Education and Entrepreneurial Business Development. 

In order to participate in our pageant, the contestants are required to demonstrate active participation in a charity for a year or more.  And we feel this Scholarship Fund is a perfect way to keep "paying it forward." 

Thank you in advance for supporting our young ladies of the Purchase District.  With your support, they will be able to contribute back to our Purchase District communities in a much bigger way.

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Purchase District Scholarship Program

For your Donation of $500 or more, we will include you in that year's Purchase District Pageant program, along with being listed on our website.

Your business will be listed in our programs on the corresponding Purchase District County page in which your business operates with further details on an additional page, in a block ad.  



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