Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Come Together with Lincoln Road For years, Lincoln Road has been Artesia’s most popular party band. They have gained regional attention for their musical skill... Read More Focus on Artesia Summer 2020: Letter from the Editor Once upon a time- Once upon a time in Texas, I fell into conversation with a couple of strangers while waiting for our table in... Read More Business Spotlight: Lakeview Christian Home Jody Knox, CEO Mission Statement Lakeview Christian Home exists to provide spiritual, medical, social, emotional, and physical... Read More The Heart of Our Community: Carlsbad Mainstreet The heart of Carlsbad lies in the downtown MainStreet District. Carlsbad MainStreet Project, Inc. works to bring stronger... Read More Southeast Eats: YellowBrix Chef's Carne Asada Welcome to Yellowbrix! Owners Dan and Barbara Rempel have been feeding the community of Carlsbad with... 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 Aug 07 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sep 04 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Oct 02 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Nov 06 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dec 04 Roswell First Friday Downtown Market December 4 @ 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!