Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Mexican Cocktail Recipe I have been trying my very best to stick to a clean diet, that’s not to say I haven’t indulged in a box of girl scout cookies!... Read More Seeking Local Legends This weekend I made a quick trip from ranch to beach, heading down to Galveston, Texas to celebrate the wedding of a childhood friend. Leaving Margot and Taylor behind, I traveled with my best friend, Lauren, who was also solo for the weekend and we enjoyed a couple of relaxing days off mom duty. Read More Welcoming a New Breed February might be the shortest month of the year, but on the ranch it’s an exciting time when the cattle herd begin calving. No matter how many cows you have seen, their newborn calves are always an adorable sight in the pasture. You might think all cattle look the same, but this year, we welcomed some new redheads; our first Akaushi calves. Read More Valentine’s Pretzel Treat Want to give the impression you've got your life completely in order? Send these adorable treats over to your neighbor or... Read More I Kissed a (Horned)Frog In honor of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share the story of how I met my own valentine and fellow horned frog, Taylor. TCU is a relatively small school where everybody knows everybody, especially if you are involved in Greek life or other student organizations. However, the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity rarely had social events together and the Ranch Management majors did not tend to find themselves on the other side of campus in the art building. Despite being in the same graduating class for all four years, Taylor and I never crossed paths until after graduation when our roommates got married. Read More Regional News Press Release: Ruidoso Downs Race Track Announces Major Corporate Sponsors for 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (February 12, 2018) — Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino has announced its... Read More NMDA Working with Law Enforcement on Gas-Pump Skimming Cases LAS CRUCES – Have you ever used a credit or debit card to purchase gasoline at the pump? If so, you may want to brush up on your... Read More Pecan Weevil Quarantine In Effect **FAQs have been added to this release** SE NEW MEXICO – The New Mexico Department of Agriculture issued an emergency pecan... Read More Ruidoso Downs Announces Trial Purse Increases And Supplemental Nomination Incentive RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (October 27, 2017) – The trial purses for the 2018 Triple Crown series – both futurities and derbies –... Read More PRESS RELEASE: Ruidoso Downs, Casino, Horse Sale Company Purchase Completed To Group of Four Horsemen/Businessmen At the signing completing the sale at Ruidoso Downs were (standing, left to right) Jeff Tebow (representing buyer and board... Read More Search for: Events Calendar Upcoming Events Wed 21 Scouting In Artesia Display – February through March February 6 - March 31 Artesia NM United States Wed 21 Peter Pan March 16 @ 7:00 pm - March 25 @ 7:00 pm Roswell NM Wed 21 Roswell Chamber Membership Meeting 101 March 21 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am Roswell NM United States Wed 21 Fairfield Inn & Suites Ribbon Cutting & Grand Reopening March 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Roswell NM United States Thu 22 Business After Hours at The Mattress Shop March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Roswell NM United States View More… Welcome to FocusNM Focused on…Our People…Our Stories…Our Communities! Jessica’s “Life In Focus” | Staci’s “Notebook” | Molly’s “Cowboy’s & Culture” Focus Voices Latest Issues Reach all of Southeastern New Mexico with our Regional Issue. Call your ad rep for details. Be on the look out for the Focus on Artesia Spring 2018 Issue, coming soon!