Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories New Year, New Opportunities As I sat with a friend chatting over coffee, we both pulled out our new planners for 2018 and began talking about how refreshing... Read More “Rise Over Roswell” 2018 Balloon Rally The Roswell Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that they will host the 31st Annual "Rise Over Roswell Balloon Rally,"... Read More Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico When you think of Roswell’s history, your mind probably jumps to one or two events that the town is often linked to, but its... Read More World War II Presence Still Felt Today When the United States famously awoke as a sleeping giant during World War II, nearly every sector of public life was adapted... Read More Legend, Myth, or Fact As time passes, old buildings crumble whether on their own or with the help of bulldozers, landscapes change, and community... Read More Regional News 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 PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Under Boil Water Alert City of Artesia, NM September 16, 2017 3:15 PM The City of Artesia, in compliance with the Drinking Water Bureau, a division of... Read More Painting Rocks at Living Desert State Park Carlsbad, NM - Come to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pain... Read More Search for: Bulletin Board Upcoming Events Fri 26 Pre-School StoryTime in January at Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park January 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am Sun 28 NMSA Performance Event January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Roswell NM United States Sun 28 Lone Piñon at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Artesia NM United States Mon 29 Portland Cello Project at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Artesia NM United States View More… Welcome to FocusNM Focused on…Our People…Our Stories…Our Communities! Jessica’s “Life In Focus” | Staci’s “Notebook” | Kyle’s “The Buzz” 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!