Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Passion Driven Living: Inspire Yourself Our focus in this publication is women who exhibit the ability to inspire in a unique and lasting way. What is it that motivates... Read More Keeping the Dream Alive with Letha Thompson The year was 1951. It was the early days of the civil rights movement and a time when segregation and racial inequality... Read More The Dance of Life with Kate Asbill How many times do we have a great idea or rush of inspiration, only to find that once the moment has passed, we have no idea how... Read More Focus on Artesia Spring 2020: Letter from the Editor There are inspirational women throughout history, cultural icons like Rosie the Riveter reminding us “We can do it!” Frida... Read More Health & Wellness in 2020 By Reynaldo R. Martinez, M.D. Dr. Martinez (right) and his wife, Laurie. What are your health goals for this upcoming year and... 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 Fri 03 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm May 01 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Jun 05 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Jul 03 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market July 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Aug 07 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 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!