On Nov. 23 the Mississippi Board of Dental Examiners voted to change a regulation that will lower the standard of care to Mississippi’s dental patients by:
1. Allowing dental hygienists to practice up to 10 days a year without direct supervision from a dentist;
I am like most people in Marion County: excited for tonight’s festivities beginning with the Cruise-In, the parade, the lighting of downtown and Candlelight, Carols and Claus.
In this last month there have been a lot of activities, construction and preparation to make the start of the Christmas season spectacular.
I’m already missing autumn’s dazzling display of colors, while right in the middle of one of the best in memory. I’ve relished them for weeks now, partly a déjà vu experience as I travel repeatedly up and down the state for garden lectures, watching the scene shift and repeat every hundred miles and every few days.