Brush control could have eased wildfire

Freedom New Mexico It’s the same story every year in Southern California and throughout the dry Western states — wildfires consume thousands of acres of land, destroy homes and even take some lives. Public officials blame an act of God, just as U.S. Forest Service Spokeswoman Dianne Cahir said, “When it gets into canyons that […]

We Really Need a Cell Phone Tooth Brush?

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Local columnist I admit it: I’m a nerd. I love technology mainly because I love techno-gadgets. I know. Sometimes you’ve got to wonder about the practicality of some of the gadgets. Just because it’s possible to make a cell phone that doubles as a tooth brush, should we? Do we really […]

Connecticut company moving to Clovis

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer A small Connecticut company has packed up and moved southwest to call Clovis home, according to the Clovis Industrial Development Corp. The Murk Brush Co. is a family-owned business that manufactures standard, made-to-order and custom-engineered brushes for industrial, commercial and trade applications. It specializes in designing brushes for new […]