An aspiring writer and radio producer out of Lubbock, Texas. Jacob graduated from South Plains College in 2014 with an AAS degree in Sound Technology and is set to graduate in 2019 with a Bachelor's in Media Communications from Full Sail University in Florida. Jacob anchors KFYO News on weekday mornings and contributes to KFYO.com.
City of Lubbock’s Phone Lines Go Down
On Thursday morning, December 31st, the City of Lubbock reported that their phone system was down as of 9:15 a.m.
Plainview Police Arrest & Identify Suspect in Drive-By Shooting
35-year-old Miguel Angel Vela is accused of shooting at someone inside a parked vehicle at an Allsup’s in Plainview at 1307 West 24th Street.
Special Election Date Set for Vacant Texas House District 68 Seat
The seat for District 68 has been vacated by well-known State Rep. Drew Springer, who defeated grassroots Republican candidate Shelley Luther in a runoff race for Texas Senate District 30.
Lubbock Health Department Begins Phase A1 Vaccinations for COVID-19
As 2020 draws to an end, the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. But with vaccines in hand, the Lubbock Health Department looks to give hope to health care workers.
Lubbock Police Continue Search for Suspect in Aggravated Assault
The male suspect is accused of assaulting at least 3 people, including 2 employees, inside the Family Dollar at 1905 34th Street on July 19th.
Lubbock Toddler Passes Away After Swallowing Button Battery
They appear harmless, but button batteries, often found in smaller electronics, can do extreme damage to the human body if they're swallowed.
Your Stimulus Check Won’t Be Coming in Time for Christmas
Congress is nearing an agreement on the details of a new economic stimulus package that should include direct payments of $600 per person, but don't expect them until 2021.
TX Governor Abbott Provides Update on COVID Vaccine Distribution
Governor Abbott says over a million Texans should expect to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by the end of 2020.
Plans Begin for New Park in Downtown Lubbock
The Downtown Civic Park will be located on 1.84 acres at 1301 Broadway and replace the former location of Lubbock Power and Light.
Injured Firefighter Matt Dawson to Receive Full Pay Through 2021
Still recovering from a traumatic brain injury he received in January 2020, Lubbock firefighter Matt Dawson will receive full pay for at least another year.