Category Archives: Around Western Baptist

Runners shocked by stroke, grateful for recovery

I had the pleasure of meeting Lorane Smith and Frank Tomsic just days after they suffered a stroke. Smith, 35, of Mayfield, and Tomsic, 65, of Calvert City, told me they were thankful to be treated at Western Baptist Hospital’s … Continue reading

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Hospital Foundation to match bike tour donations

I used to love riding my bicycle around the farm when I was a little girl. I would pedal around and around the same beaten path for hours, without a care in the world. Next month we all have an … Continue reading

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Western Baptist salutes staff during Nurses Week.

I once dressed up as a nurse for a childhood Halloween party, proudly carrying my Fisher Price medical kit as an accessory. My 2-year-old nephew plays with the same kit today, checking blood pressure, taking temperature and giving shots to … Continue reading

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Relay for Life captain volunteers for daughter, patients

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life has always held a special place in my heart. I am co-captain of my church’s Relay for Life team this year, and I’ve proudly watched my mother, a cancer survivor, walk the Survivor Lap … Continue reading

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Stroke survivor, 35, to speak at stroke awareness luncheon

What comes to mind when you think of a stroke patient? I bet it’s not Lorane Smith, a 35-year-old wife and mother from Mayfield. Smith is a picture of health. Besides taking care of her three young children, she is … Continue reading

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Help set world record at ‘Great Cloth Diaper Change’

Do you want to set a world record? If you have a baby, you have a chance at the “Great Cloth Diaper Change” at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Baptist Heart Center auditorium. Our event is timed to … Continue reading

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Western Baptist, Murray State team up for Pink Glove Dance

Do you like to dance? I don’t know about you, but I think dancing is always more fun with a good partner. Western Baptist Hospital has a great partner for its 2012 Pink Glove Dance –Murray State University. MSU Racers … Continue reading

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