Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories 5 Simple Steps for a Successful Garden in New Mexico For planting a seed is believing in tomorrow. – Unknown It’s been a few years since I tried my hand at a backyard garden, but I... Read More Community LeadHerShip with Rita London Sitting on the front porch of Blue House Bakery and Cafe on Canyon Street, Rita London, retired long-time principal of Eddy and... Read More Focus on Carlsbad Spring 2020: Letter from the Editor Beyond age, ethnicity, or any achievement, I am inspired by people’s hearts. Acknowledging the common character and moral... Read More Success Makers: Focus Artesia 2020 Spring Students can write a Successory Note to any school employee that has helped them in some way or done something nice for... Read More We Asked, You Answered! Who is the most inspiring woman you know? Debbie Kinnibrugh I would like to nominate my mom, Debbie Kinnibrugh. She inspires me because she encourages me to do my best at... 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 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 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 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!