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   Top Stories

Ruidoso Downs Race Track Presumably Sold

Monday morning it was announced by Ruidoso Downs Race Track President and General Manager, Shaun Hubbard, on local radio that a...
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Local state parks and national parks across southeastern New Mexico offer unique holiday experiences that are guaranteed to make...
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Holiday Cooking with a Dash of Divine Inspiration

Culinary-minded visitors and residents of New Mexico are likely to be familiar with San Pasqual, a 16th-century shepherd who has...
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   Regional News

DIY Jell-O Play Dough

Who doesn’t love play dough? This easy & inexpensive DIY was a hit with my kiddos so I thought I’d share! My two oldest are...
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May 6 Panic!

I inadvertently caused a state of panic among the other men at the grocery store this morning. My mother is in town, so I went...
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A Sense of Wonder

This year, I was honored with an invitation to attend Carlsbad High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) banquet....
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The People Who Write Instructions For Appliances Are Awful

If you will indulge me for a moment- here are the instructions for the “Lid Lock Kit” for our new washing machine. New washing...
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Krista Marrs Update: repelling one robot at a time

It has been a long, long time since I’ve posted a blog on this site, but we are overdue!  I’m going to pass things on to Krista...
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Upcoming Events
Fri 25

Movies Under the Stars – Sing

August 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hobbs NM
Sat 26

International Vulture Awareness Day

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlsbad NM
Tue 29

36th Annual Heritage Dinner

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roswell NM
Sep 09

6th Annual Roswell Elks Charity Golf Tournament

September 9 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Roswell NM
Sep 23

Ruffles and Rust Expo

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Roswell NM

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