Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Business Spotlight: Skeen Furniture Co. "Value and Service since 1935" Stacey Cooper Does your business have a mission statement? My grandfather, Kelly Skeen, believed... Read More Back Home in the Oasis J.W. Sutphin grew up in Carlsbad. He retired after 38 years running his own insurance agency in Albuquerque and decided that... Read More 5 Things: Fall Carlsbad Edition Fall is upon us and it is my favorite time of year. The fall colors and the crisp air are a refreshing change after the... Read More Brad Carlsen: Firefighter & Brew Master Carlsbad's Brad Carlsen leads a double life. Some days, he's a firefighter and paramedic with the Carlsbad Fire Department.... Read More Focus on Carlsbad Fall 2019: Letter From the Editor In this issue of Focus on Carlsbad, we are highlighting people in the community who have redefined their life’s purpose or... 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 18 14th Annual Roswell Jazz Fresival October 16 @ 7:00 pm - October 20 @ 4:00 pm Sat 19 2019 Champion Cycle Show & Swap Meet October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Roswell NM United States Thu 24 Salt Bar Sippin’ October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Roswell NM United States Fri 25 Trunk or Treat 2019 Roswell Joy Center October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Roswell United States Sat 26 Night of the Living Zoo October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Roswell NM 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!