Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories NMSU Carlsbad: Basic Adult Education & ESL The English as a Second Language program at New Mexico State University Carlsbad has served nearly 140 students and the director... Read More A Back to School Treat: Big Cookie Surprise your kids with this giant cookie inscribed with a sweet Back-To-School or Good Luck message for an upcoming event. It's... Read More Slow and Steady Wins the Degree Single mother. Working professional. College graduate. Those three things sum up the life Mary Garwood. She is very visible... Read More Fun Back to School Traditions Making back-to-school fun and memorable doesn't have to mean hours of work, loads of money, or even tons of creativity. We... Read More Teacher Feature: Mark Anthony Barela-Eubank Mark Anthony Barela-Eubank Desert Willow Elementary School | Principal Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, NMSU Masters of... Read More Regional News Ruidoso Downs’ Job Fair RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (April 10, 2018) — The Job Fair this Saturday at Ruidoso Downs and Billy The Kid Casino offers summer... Read More 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 Search for: Events Calendar Upcoming Events Wed 17 13th Annual Roswell Jazz Festival October 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Roswell NM United States Thu 18 13th Annual Roswell Jazz Festival October 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Roswell NM United States Fri 19 13th Annual Roswell Jazz Festival October 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Roswell NM United States Fri 19 Zombie Shoot and Scary Corn Maze October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm Roswell NM United States Sat 20 Saturday Morning Stellar Games and Breakfast October 20 @ 9:00 am 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!